Endoscopic Evaluation of Patients with Dyspepsia in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Bangladesh

S. M., Khosruzzaman and Sabiha, Akther and Mohammad Masud, Rana and M. M., Shahin-Ul-Islam and Tasnim, Mahmud and Tarim, Mahmood (2023) Endoscopic Evaluation of Patients with Dyspepsia in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Research and Reports in Gastroenterology, 6 (1). pp. 58-63.

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Dyspepsia is another word for indigestion. It is a very prevalent medical condition. It is exposed as bloating, abdominal pain and nausea. Aim of the study was to evaluate gastrointestinal endoscopic findings in patients having dyspepsia. This cross-sectional study took place in Kushtia Medical College during the period of April 2022 to April 2023. The total population of this study was 66 patients attending OPD or admitted in the hospital with dyspepsia. Structured questionnaire was used to collect the necessary information. Convenient method of sampling was used as the sampling technique, which denotes non-probability method of sampling. Mean age of respondents was 41.51 (± 15.46) years. In case of distribution of the respondents, according to their age, 30.3% and 21.2% patients were in 36-45 years and 26-35 years age group respectively. Regarding gender, equal number of patients belonged to both genders, that is 50% males as well as 50% females. According to their personal history, 30.3% patients had a history of PPI and H2 antagonist drugs intake. On the other hand, smoking history was present in 15 respondents. In addition, among all the respondents, 68.2% patients complained about epigastric pain. In endoscopic evaluation, 12.1% respondents had peptic ulcer disease who were in 36-45 years of age group, in contrast, it was less common (1.5%) in aged group respondents (66-75 yrs).

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Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2023 07:11
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2023 05:45
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