Of blood and guts: association between Helicobacter pylori and the gastric microcirculation.

@article{Kalia2003OfBA,
  title={Of blood and guts: association between Helicobacter pylori and the gastric microcirculation.},
  author={Neena Kalia and Karna D. Bardhan},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2003},
  volume={18 9},
  pages={1010-7}
}
The relative importance of acid in Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) ulcer pathogenesis is in doubt, with possibilities existing that other contributing factors may be involved. Vascular insufficiency may lead to the development of ischemic lesions or ulcers within the gastric mucosa. H. pylori produces a striking inflammatory response following infection and one of the major components of gastrointestinal inflammation is alterations in the vascular structure and function. This suggests that the… CONTINUE READING

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