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Journal:   GOVARESH JOURNAL   FALL 2015 , Volume 20 , Number SUPPLEMENT; Page(s) 14 To 14.
 
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THE PREVALENCE OF UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL SYMPTOMS AND ENDOSCOPIC FINDINGS IN THE PATIENTS REFER TO A TERTIARY GI CLINIC IN ISFAHAN IN 2009-2015, A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY

 
 
Author(s):  EMAMI MOHAMMAD HASSAN, BAGHAEI ABDOLMEHDI, ATAIE KHORASGANI MASOUD*
 
* GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASE RESEARCH CENTER, POURSINA HAKIM RESEARCH INSTITUTE, ISFAHAN, IRAN,ISFAHAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
 
Abstract: 

Introduction: objectives: The aim of the present study is to evaluate the prevalence of upper gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms and their related endoscopic findings.
Methods: This was a cross-sectional retrospective study that was conducted among the patients that were referred to Pour-Sina-Hakim gastrointestinal clinic from the June 2009 to January 2015 with chief complaints of upper GI symptoms, the patients were classified according to endoscopic findings and chief complaints. The prevalence of each chief complaint and related endoscopic diagnosis was calculated.
Results: The most common chief complaints was dyspepsia (40.4%) and other were as follow: GERD (12.3%), GIB (7.4%), suspicious to celiac (6.2%), weight loss (4.2%), vomiting (2.8%), familial history (1.8%), gastric balloon (1.5%), pyrosis (1.1%), anorexia (1%), varrice (0.9%), history of cancer (0.9%) and cancer screen (0.1%).endoscopic finding classified to esophagus, gastric and duodenum.
64.8% of esophageal findings were normal while GERD (13.1%) and herniation (5.6%) were the most common.gastric endoscopic findings were as follow: normal (44.7%), erythema (37.3%), nodularity (9%), edema (3.4%), early gastric cancer (0.8%) and submucosal mass (0.4%), while duodenal findings were as follow: normal (80.9%), erythema 6.4%), ulcer (4.7%), bulb deformity (0.9%).The prevalence of Upper GI cancer were 2.25% in Isfahan.
Conclusion: The prevalence of upper GI cancer was 2.25% in Isfahanian patients that referred to Pour-Sina-Hakim clinic with chief complaints of upper GI symptoms.The majority of endoscopic finding were normal, but more studies is required to compare the epidemiology in different cities in Iran.

 
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APA: Copy

EMAMI, M., & BAGHAEI, A., & ATAIE KHORASGANI, M. (2015). THE PREVALENCE OF UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL SYMPTOMS AND ENDOSCOPIC FINDINGS IN THE PATIENTS REFER TO A TERTIARY GI CLINIC IN ISFAHAN IN 2009-2015, A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY. GOVARESH JOURNAL, 20(SUPPLEMENT), 14-14. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=509645



Vancouver: Copy

EMAMI MOHAMMAD HASSAN, BAGHAEI ABDOLMEHDI, ATAIE KHORASGANI MASOUD. THE PREVALENCE OF UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL SYMPTOMS AND ENDOSCOPIC FINDINGS IN THE PATIENTS REFER TO A TERTIARY GI CLINIC IN ISFAHAN IN 2009-2015, A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY. GOVARESH JOURNAL. 2015 [cited 2021August02];20(SUPPLEMENT):14-14. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=509645



IEEE: Copy

EMAMI, M., BAGHAEI, A., ATAIE KHORASGANI, M., 2015. THE PREVALENCE OF UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL SYMPTOMS AND ENDOSCOPIC FINDINGS IN THE PATIENTS REFER TO A TERTIARY GI CLINIC IN ISFAHAN IN 2009-2015, A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY. GOVARESH JOURNAL, [online] 20(SUPPLEMENT), pp.14-14. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=509645.



 
 
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