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Kronik tonsillit endikasyonu ile tonsillektomi yapılan hastalarda gastrik Helicobacter pylori sıklığının değerlendirilmesi

O Sezen, U Kubilay, Y Erzin, H Kaytanc›, M Tuncer, Fi Ünver, Yusuf Erzin, Üniversitesi Cerrahpafla, T›p Fakültesi, Hastal›klar›, Anabilim Dal›, Gastroenteroloji Klini¤i
2008 Turk Otolarengoloji Arsivi   unpublished
Objectives: To determine the effect of tonsillectomy in the gastric H. pylori eradication treatment. Methods: This study was conducted on 46 patients, 32 (69.6%) male and 14(30.4%) female, undergoing tonsillectomy with the indication of chronic tonsillitis. Gastroscopy was performed preoperatively. After pathologic sampling of gastric endoscopic biopsy materials and CLO test patients were divided into two groups. H. pylori positive patients were included in group A, negative patients were
more » ... patients were included in group B. Demographic properties like age and sex were compared between two patient groups. Results: Patients ages were varied 14-58 years old, the mean age was 28.85 ± 9.65. Group A had 14(30.4%) patients, group B had 32(69.6%) patients. No statistical difference was found between the groups according to ages and sex. Conclusion: Gastric H. pylori positivity of patients who underwent tonsillectomy with the indication of chronic tonsillitis was found similar to the asymptomatic control group with the same social, economic and traditional life style.