A Study on Incidence of Helicobacter Pylori Infection in Dyspeptic Patients in Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital
Objective: Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection is a major cause of various upper gastrointestinal (UGI) disorders. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of H. pylori among patients with dyspepsia admitted to Sree Balaji Medical college and Hospital, Chennai.
Methods: Totally, 180 patients were enrolled for the study. Their premedical history, demographic data, lifestyle habits and socioeconomic status were carefully documented. The specimen bile ducts were analysed using biochemically and microbiologically. The results were expressed using statistical Softwares.
Results: The present study showed that revealed that the infection was based on the aging and the patients and more prone in male (67%). The patients from upper middle class had higher infections (35%). Our results showed a strong correlation with H. pylori infection, urease test and biopsy. The results were statistically significant.
Conclusion: The well-described association of H. pylori with dyspepsia was confirmed by our study.