Helicobacter Pylon Prevalence and Eradication (HAPPEN) Study: Helicobacter Pylon Prevalence: An experience with patients presenting to Jinnah Hospital, Lahore
Keywords:Helicobacter Pylon, endoscopy, treatment of.
AbstractWe conducted Helicobacter pylon prevalence and eradication study, (Happen) study at Jinnah Hospital Lahore. We report prevalence of H Pylon in patients presenting for upper gastrointestinal endoscopy at Department of GI endoscopy Jinnah Hospital Lahore. 78 patients aged 20-80 years 40 males and 38 females were evaluated. In each patient two antral biopsies were taken for histopathology reported by a single experienced pathologist. Endoscopic findings included gastritis in 42 patients duodenal ulcers in 07 and normal report in 10 miscellaneous diagnosis in 19 patients. Positive identification of helicobacter pylon on histology was possible in 34 patients i.e. 43.6%. In gastritis patients histology was Positive in 24 cases, and in non-gastritis patients it was positive in 10. In gastritis patients compared to non gastritis patients H. Pylori prevalence was not statistically different.
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