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Peptic Ulcer Disease: Basic and Clinical Aspects

Proceedings of the Symposium Peptic Ulcer Today, 21–23 November 1984, at the Sophia Ziekenhuis, Zwolle, The Netherlands

  • G. F. Nelis
  • J. Boevé
  • J. J. Misiewics

Part of the Developments in Gastroenterology book series (DIGA, volume 7)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. Session I

    1. G. F. Nelis
      Pages 1-8
    2. G. F. Nelis
      Pages 9-27
    3. K. G. Wormsley
      Pages 53-57
    4. G. F. Nelis, J. Boevé, J. J. Misiewics
      Pages 85-93
  3. Session II

    1. H. P. M. Festen, H. A. R. E. Tuynman, S. G. M. Meuwissen
      Pages 127-141
    2. G. F. Nelis, J. Boevé, J. J. Misiewics
      Pages 155-172
  4. Session III

    1. J. Kreuning
      Pages 173-181
    2. M. Allgöwer, D. Liebermann-Meffert, S. Martinoli, C. Müller
      Pages 183-195
    3. G. F. Nelis, J. Boevé, J. J. Misiewics
      Pages 197-199
    4. J. Spencer
      Pages 201-215
    5. G. F. Nelis, J. Boevé, J. J. Misiewics
      Pages 233-240
  5. Session IV

About this book

Introduction

Despi te a slow decrease in the incidence of peptic ulcer in the Western world during the past decade, general practitioners, physicians, gastroenterologists, and surgeons deal with patients suffering from peptic ulcer and its complications almost daily. It has been estimated that some 10% of the population in the Western world becomes af­ flicted by peptic ulcer at least once and many of them have chronic relapsing disease. This lays a heavy burden on the amount of money which is spent in general health care. In recent years our understanding of peptic ulcer disease has in­ creased tremendously, but considerable gaps in our knowledge remain. Originally the increase in our knowledge has been stimulated by the development of fibre-optic endoscopy in the sixties, and later by the development of new surgical techniques and drugs in the seventies. New insights into the pathophysiology of the disease resulted from these developments and revived the scientific interest in peptic ulcer disease. However, the field remains complicated and the studies are be­ devilled by the large number of variables which can affect the results. In the symposium 'PEPTIC ULCER TODAY' we have attemp­ ted to bring together recent knowledge on basic and clinical aspects of peptic ulcer disease.

Keywords

blood diagnosis epidemiology etiology gastroenterology management pathogenesis pharmacology regulation stomach syndromes treatment

Editors and affiliations

  • G. F. Nelis
    • 1
  • J. Boevé
    • 2
  • J. J. Misiewics
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineSophia ZiekenhuisZwolleThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of SurgerySophia ZiekenhuisZwolleThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of Gastroenterology & NutritionCentral Middlesex HospitalLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-5034-4
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1985
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-8730-8
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-5034-4
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