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Titolo:
Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy findings at Riyadh Armed Forces Hospital
Autore:
Al-Karawi, MA; Ali, AH; Mohamed, AE; Mohamed, SA; Ghandour, ZM;
Indirizzi:
Riyadh Armed Forces Hosp, Dept Gastroenterol, Riyadh 11159, Saudi Arabia Riyadh Armed Forces Hosp Riyadh Saudi Arabia 11159 h 11159, Saudi Arabia
Titolo Testata:
SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL
fascicolo: 8, volume: 20, anno: 1999,
pagine: 598 - 601
SICI:
0379-5284(199908)20:8<598:UGEFAR>2.0.ZU;2-E
Fonte:
ISI
Lingua:
ENG
Soggetto:
HELICOBACTER-PYLORI; PREVALENCE; DYSPEPSIA;
Keywords:
upper gastrointestinal endoscopy; computer analysis;
Tipo documento:
Article
Natura:
Periodico
Settore Disciplinare:
Clinical Medicine
Citazioni:
17
Recensione:
Indirizzi per estratti:
Indirizzo: Al-Karawi, MA Riyadh Armed Forces Hosp, Dept Gastroenterol, A41,POB 7897, Riyadh 11159, Saudi Arabia Riyadh Armed Forces Hosp A41,POB 7897 Riyadh Saudi Arabia 11159
Citazione:
M.A. Al-Karawi et al., "Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy findings at Riyadh Armed Forces Hospital", SAUDI MED J, 20(8), 1999, pp. 598-601

Abstract

Objectives: To analyze the results of upper gastrointestinal endoscopic findings performed at Riyadh Armed Forces Hospital over a period of 15 years in 18,829 patients who were entered in the computer at the endoscopy unit. Methods: A retrospective study based on data of 18,829 patients who underwent upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. The data was entered into a computer with special codes for symptoms and endoscopic findings. Results: Eighteen thousand eight hundred and twenty nine upper gastrointestinal endoscopy results were analyzed. Oesophagitis was found in 16.45%, Hiatus Hernia in 10%, Oesophageal varices in 7%, Oesophageal Cancer in 1.14%,Gastritis in 22%, Gastric erosions in 13.6%, Benign gastric ulcer in 3.29%, Gastric malignancy in 1.22%, Duodenal Ulcer in 14%, Duodenal erosions in 3.7% and Duodenitis in 12.7%. Only in 5.15% endoscopic findings were normal. Conclusion: In our analysis only 5.15% had normal upper gastrointestinal endoscopy findings while majority of patients had abnormal findings.

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