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Title: Clinical Profile in H. Pylori Positive Patients in Jammu
Authors: Kumar, Rajesh
Bano, G
Kapoor, B
Sharma, Sunil
Gupta, Yudhvir
Keywords: H Pylori
Acid Peptic Disease
Urease Test
Issue Date: Jul-2006
Citation: Kumar Rajesh, Bano G, Kapoor B, Sharma Sunil, Gupta Yudhvir. Clinical Profile in H. Pylori Positive Patients in Jammu. JK Science Journal of Medical Education and Research. 2006 July-Sept;8(3): 148-150
Abstract: The present prospective one year, study enrolled 265 symptomatic patients of acid peptic disease, out of which 92 patients were found H. pylori positive (by biopsy urease test and histopathological test) giving a prevalence of 34.71% . Among H. pylori positive patients, 64.13% were males and 35.86% were females. Age wise distribution showed maximum prevalence of H. pylori infection in the age group of 36-45 years and minimum in the age group of 66-75 years. Pain upper abdomen was the most frequent symptom in 49 (54.20%) patients followed by fullness after meals and retrosternal burning. Endoscopic and histopathological examination of H. pylori positive patients revealed chronic superficial gastritis in 87 (94.56%) patients followed by duodenitis in 11 (11.95%) and oesophagitis 8 (8.6%). All the positive patients were given anti-H. pylori treatment.
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