2019, Cilt 11, Sayı 1, Sayfa(lar) 001-004
Gastroscopy results in a private surgical diagnostic center
Yasemin Gül Aydemir1, Mehmet Yamak2
1Büyükçekmece Mimar Sinan Devlet Hastanesi, iç hastalıkları kliniği, İstanbul, Türkiye
2S.B.Ü. İstanbul haseki eğitim araştırma hastanesi, iç hastalıkal rı kliniği, İstanbul, Türkiye
Keywords: Upper gastrointestinal system, endoscopy, retrospective
Doi: 10.35514/mtd.2019.0

Aim: 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 evaluated retrospectively.

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.