Although H. pylori infection may involve the entire stomach, both the intensity of inflammation and the bacterial load have historically tended to be greater in the gastric antrum. However, the spectrum of pathologic abnormalities associated with H. pylori infection has changed over the past decade, due at least in part to the widespread use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease and dyspepsia. [...]
A 50-year-old man presents for his first screening colonoscopy. At endoscopy, two polyps were identified and removed: a 5 mm polyp from the ascending colon and a 1.0 cm polyp from the descending colon. According to the pathology report, the ascending colon polyp was a tubular adenoma and the descending colon polyp was a sessile serrated adenoma.
Dr. Todd Glauser is a gastrointestinal pathologist working at Miraca’s office in Irvine, Calif. He has worked with Miraca Life Sciences since August 2012.
Dr. Glauser attended Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota, where he earned both an MD degree as well as a PhD in Pharmacology. His research was in the field of Pharmacogenetics. Following medical school, Dr. Glauser’s residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology was at both Duke University Medical [...]