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The Stomach - W. Domschke

The Stomach

By: W. Domschke (Editor), S.J. Konturek (Editor)

Paperback ISBN: 9783540566137
Number Of Pages: 396

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On the subject of stomach and gastric diseases, current cli- nical, morphological, pharmacological, biochemical as well as cellular and molecularbiological aspects will be presen- ted. The articles of the first part of this book will discuss the normal functions of the stomach (such as motility, secre- tion, tissue regeneration etc.). The second part deals with pathophysiological aspects (such as inflammation, ulceration and tumor formation) and modern possibilities of treatment. The authors aim at gaining a deeper knowledge of the sto- mach, its physiology and pathophysiology in order to use this knowledge for the better of their patients.

Parietal Cell Receptors of Acid Secretionp. 3
Structural and Functional Significance of the Gastric H[superscript +],K[superscript +]-ATPasep. 22
New Insights into the Regulation of Gastric Secretion in Duodenal Ulcer Patientsp. 38
Kinetics of the Gastric Epithelial Cellsp. 46
Trophic Effects of Gastrin: Therapeutic and Pathophysiological Implicationsp. 58
Gastric Mucosal Damage and Protection: Involvement of Novel Endothelium - Derived Mediatorsp. 68
Gastroduodenal Alkaline Secretion and Its Pathophysiological Significancep. 83
Role of Lipids and Membrane Biogenesis in the Process of Mucus Secretionp. 92
Mucus and Gastric Mucosal Protectionp. 116
Gastric Mucosal Blood Flow and Its Role in the Pathogenesis of Acute and Chronic Ulcerationp. 144
Growth Factors in Gastric Mucosal Integrity, Protection and Healing of Acute and Chronic Ulcerationsp. 159
Cellular Mechanisms of Gastric Ulcer Healingp. 177
Role of bFGF and Angiogenesis in Ulcer Healing and the Treatment of Gastritisp. 193
Helicobacter Pylori: Pathogenic Mechanismsp. 198
Epidemiology of Ulcer Diseasep. 215
NSAIDs and Gastroduodenal Lesions: How Big a Problem and How to Prevent?p. 228
Therapeutic Strategy in Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Diseasep. 234
The Management of Zollinger-Ellison Syndromep. 249
Medical Treatment of Acute Peptic Ulcerationp. 262
Rational Long-Term Therapy of Peptic Ulcer Diseasep. 274
Endoscopic Diagnosis and Treatment of Bleeding Gastroduodenal Ulcersp. 284
Are There Any Indications for Surgery in Peptic Ulcers Today?p. 299
Nonulcer Dyspepsia: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challengep. 311
Endosonography of the Stomach and Its Disordersp. 324
Operative Endoscopy in the Stomach: Polypectomyp. 331
Operative Endoscopy in the Stomach: Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomyp. 335
Operative Endoscopy in the Stomach: Cystogastric Pancreatic Drainagep. 340
Laser Treatment of Early Gastric Carcinoma in Japan: An Overviewp. 343
Photodynamic Therapy of Gastric Malignancies: Current Status and Future Prospectsp. 355
Extended Lymph Node Dissection for Advanced Gastric Cancer and Endoscopic Surgery for Early Gastric Cancerp. 367
Stage-Adjusted Chemotherapy of Gastric Cancerp. 380
Subject Indexp. 389
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ISBN: 9783540566137
ISBN-10: 3540566139
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 396
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.13
Weight (kg): 0.58