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The ulcer story : the authoritative guide to ulcers, dyspepsia, and heartburn / W. Grant Thompson.

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Location: Fennell STACKS RC821.T47 1996
Barcode: 30731100791692
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 0306452758
  • ISBN: 9780306452758
  • Physical Description: xv, 415 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Plenum Press, �1996.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-386) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Ch. 1. The Gut: A Brief Anatomy -- Ch. 2. Physiology: How the Gut Works -- Ch. 3. Terminology -- Ch. 4. The Peptic Ulcer Story: A Brief History -- Ch. 5. Epidemiology of Ulcers, Dyspepsia, and Heartburn -- Ch. 6. Gastric Secretion -- Ch. 7. NSAIDs: Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs -- Ch. 8. Helicobacter pylori -- Ch. 9. Other Causes: Genetics, Lifestyle, and Stress -- Ch. 10. Dyspepsia -- Ch. 11. Peptic Ulcer: Gastric and Duodenal -- Ch. 12. Rare and Atypical Ulcers -- Ch. 13. Complications of Peptic Ulcer -- Ch. 14. Gastroesophageal Reflux -- Ch. 15. Heartburn and Esophagitis -- Ch. 16. Diagnosis and Treatment of Heartburn and Esophagitis -- Ch. 17. Complications of Gastroesophageal Reflux -- Ch. 18. Functional Dyspepsia: Non-Ulcer Dyspepsia -- Ch. 19. Noncardiac Chest Pain: The Irritable Esophagus -- Ch. 20. Burbulence: Functional Abdominal Bloating -- Ch. 21. Cancer of the Upper Gut -- Ch. 22. Antacids -- Ch. 23. Histamine H[subscript 2] Antagonists -- Ch. 24. Proton Pump Inhibitors -- Ch. 25. Sucralfate -- Ch. 26. Prostaglandins -- Ch. 27. Bismuth and Antibiotics: Treatment of H. pylori -- Ch. 28. The Prokinetics: Gastrokinetics -- Ch. 29. Ulcer and Antireflux Surgery: Postsurgical Problems -- Ch. 30. Testing Treatments: Clinical Trials and Placebos -- Ch. 31. Investigations: Testing Upper Gut Symptoms.
Summary, etc.:
Describes a range of gastrointestinal disorders including ulcers, indigestion, and reflux, and explains how they are diagnosed and treated.
Subject: Peptic ulcer.
Indigestion.
Heartburn.
Peptic Ulcer.
Dyspepsia.
Heartburn.
Gastroesophageal Reflux.
Esophagitis.
Heartburn.
Indigestion.
Peptic ulcer.