Endoscopic Evaluation of Patients with Dyspepsia in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Bangladesh
Issue: 2023 - Volume 6 [Issue 1]
S. M. Khosruzzaman *
Kushtia Medical College, Kushtia, Bangladesh.
Department of Pediatrics, Kushtia Medical College, Kushtia, Bangladesh.
Mohammad Masud Rana
Kushtia Medical College Hospital, Bangladesh.
M. M. Shahin-Ul-Islam
BSMMC, Faridpur, Bangladesh.
Department of Epidemiology, North South University, Bangladesh.
Department of Maternal and Child Health, National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine, Bangladesh.
*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
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).
Keywords: Endoscopy, dyspepsia, peptic ulcer disease, gastrointestinal, cancer
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