ANEMIA;

FREQUENCY OF H. PYLORI INFECTION AMONG DYSPEPTIC PATIENTS WITH ANEMIA

  • Jasoota Kumari Liaquat National Hospital Karachi.
  • Riaz Hussain Awan LUMHS Jamshoro.
  • SEEMA Nayab LUMHS Jamshoro.
  • Khadim Hussain Awan Sheikh Zayed Hospital Lahore.
Keywords: H. Pylori Infection, Anemia, Dyspepsia

Abstract

Objectives: To estimate the frequency of H. pylori infection among dyspeptic patients with anemia.Period: From 23th Oct 2016 to 23th Apr 2017. Setting:Inpatients and out patients department of Gastroenterology, LiaquatNational Hospital Karachi.Patients and Methods:All the patients with dyspepsia had iron deficiency for 6 or more than 6 months were enrolled in this study and underwent for esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) & biopsy to find out H Pylori Gastritis. The data saved and analyzed in SPSS 16.Results:A total 129 patients were included in our study.59 (45.7%) were female and 70 (54.3%) were male. 53 patients (41.1%) were single, while 76 (58.9%) were married.Mean duration of dyspepsia was 5.03±1.24 months, while mean duration of iron deficiency anemia was 4.54±1.10 months. 62 (48.1%) were smokers, 39 (30.2%) had history of alcohol intake. 39 (30.2%) were illiterate, while 90 (69.8%) were literate. H. Pylori infection on gastric biopsy was seen in 63 patients (48.8%). Conclusion: The prevalence of H. pylori using biopsy based methods among dyspeptic subjects is high in our population.

Author Biographies

Jasoota Kumari, Liaquat National Hospital Karachi.

MBBS

Resident

Department of Gastroenterology

 

Riaz Hussain Awan, LUMHS Jamshoro.

FCPS

Assistant Professor

Department of Gastroenterology

 

SEEMA Nayab, LUMHS Jamshoro.

FCPS

Assistant Professor

Department of Radiology

 

Khadim Hussain Awan, Sheikh Zayed Hospital Lahore.

MBBS

Resident

Department of Urology

 

Published
2019-01-10