This book presents the
current state of knowledge regarding the ability of Helicobacter pylori to colonize the gastrointestinal tract, the
global epidemiology of H. pylori
infection, transmission routes, the pathophysiology of H. pylori-related gastroduodenal and other diseases, diagnosis and
treatment methods, guidelines for eradication, antibiotic resistance, the
reinfection rate after H. pylori eradication,
and animal models of H. pylori or
related Helicobacter infection. The
aim is to equip readers around the world with the understanding required in
order to implement effective methods of H.
pylori eradication and to enhance clinical outcomes for patients. The text
is clearly written and is complemented by many helpful illustrations. This book
will be a great asset in clinical practice for all practitioners who are
involved in caring for patients with H.
pylori-related diseases or have an interest in the subject. It will also be
a useful source of information for medical students and for intelligent laypeople
seeking information on H. pylori.