Tajana Filipec

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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the common diseases of the upper gastrointestinal system. It is present in the whole world population, especially frequent in the developed countries. It evolves from pathological reflux which exposes the esophagus to the gastric contents which must overcome esophageal defense system. Many factors have been(More)
The diagnostics of Helicobacter pylori infection is now one of the most important aspects of the diagnosis of various gastroduodenal diseases. New data have shown that Helicobacter pylori is a causative agent of peptic ulcer disease and an important factor in cancer development. Numerous diagnostic tests are now available. They can be divided into two(More)
Bakterijske infekcije čest su uzrok pobolijevanja bolesnika s uznapredovalom jetrenom bolesti, kao i vodeći uzrok smrti. Trećina bolesnika s cirozom ima bakterijsku infekciju prigodom prijma ili je razvije tijekom hospitalizacije. Kronična bolest, jetrena insui cijencija, učestale hospitalizacije, potreba za invazivnim postupcima, niska razina albumina u(More)
The association between Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric malignancies, cancer and MALT lymphoma, has been suggested through several lines of evidence during the last decade. Although unresolved issues still cast doubts on the real weight of these association, in the sequence of events that leads to gastric cancer or lymphoma, Helicobacter pylori(More)
The clinical significance of Helicobacter pylori infection in the etiopathogenesis of many gastroduodenal disorders, especially peptic ulcer disease and current awareness of the benefits of its eradication has entirely changed the current treatment of these diseases. Eradication was already defined as the disappearance of Helicobacter pylori from the(More)
Today there are many methods in diagnostics of Helicobacter pylori infection. They are divided in two major groups based on using of endoscopy (invasive and non-invasive methods). Helicobacter pylori bacteria are specific because of having very big amounts of urease enzyme that divides urea on NH3 and CO2 which enables environment suitable for survival.(More)
Helicobacter pylori infection and the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) are considered to be the two major risk factors implicated in the development of gastric ulcer. Helicobacter pylori infection related chronic gastritis is known to be the underlying condition which may lead to gastric ulcer. Development of gastric ulcer as the(More)
Helicobacter pylori is infective cause of peptic ulcer and a risk factor for gastric carcinoma. The discovery of the bacterial ed to importance of finding a new reliable and inexpensive diagnostic method for detection of infection before and after eradication therapy. Urea breath test is isotope based test. It has become the most specific and sensitive(More)
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