[gastritis c, non-a non-b and the sydney system: european unification or tower of babel?].the isolation of helicobacter pylori from the human stomach has changed the insights into the mechanisms of chronic gastritis. the altered concepts are reflected in newly developed classification systems. in 1989 distinction of the types a, b and c of chronic gastritis was proposed as a working formulation. in this classification type a gastritis is an autoimmune disease with antibodies against parietal cells and intrinsic factor. it is limited to the body of the stomach and may be complicated b ...19912030784
association analysis of polymorphisms at the interleukin-1 locus in essential hypertension.infection with microorganisms such as helicobacter pylori and chlamydia pneumoniae has been associated with coronary heart disease (cad) and hypertension (ht). infection increases the release of pro-inflammatory cytokines, thus facilitating interactions that lead to vascular damage and other effects. we hypothesized that genetically determined differences in activity or responsiveness of cytokine(s) might contribute to ht. the interleukin-1 gene (il1) cluster on chromosome 2q14 contains three re ...200211840488
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