The aim of the present study was to evaluate the results
of upper gastrointestinal system endoscopy investigations
carried out in a private surgical medicine center in Fatih in
İstanbul in 2016.
Methods: Endoscpic investigations of 497 (F=222, M272)
patients were evaluated. The age range of the patienents
vas 47,8±15,4. Endoscopic investigations were carried out
with GİF-xQ30 olympus device. Endoscopic findings were
Results: Endoscpic investigations of 497 (F=222, M272)
patients were evaluated.462 patients were found to have
gastritis (%93.1) , 74 (%14.9) bulbitis,47 (%9.5)oesephagitis,
63 (%12.7) ulcer, 36 (%7.3) duodenitis ,13 (%2.6)polyp, 4
(%0.8) cancer and 2 (%0.4) varice. The rates of ulcer, bulbitis,
and oesephagitis were found to be significantly higher in
males than in females. (p=0,010 p=0,017 p=0,026).
Conclusion: Gastritis,, bulbitis and ulcer occur quite
frequantly. The detection of oesephagitis at the rate of %9.5
indicates the high prevalence of gastrooesephagal reflux
disease in the community. Ulcer, bulbitis and oesephagitis
occur at a higher rate in males than in females. In patients
with dyspeptic complaints, endoscopic investigation should
be ordered without delay.