Upper gi endoscopy in relation with carcinoma stomach

Dr. Pradeep Ghimire
2012 IOSR Journal of Pharmacy (IOSRPHR)  
Objectives: To find out Incidence of carcinoma stomach in patients who underwent upper GI endoscopy To identify different pathological conditions in patients who underwent upper GI endoscopy Materials & Methods: A Prospective study was done in seven hundred sixty patients in a period of one and half years in Fishtail Hospital, Gairapatan, and Pokhara, Nepal from April 2008 to September 2010. Findings were analyzed in different forms considering their age, sex, site, and their specific pathology
more » ... specific pathology with Microsoft Excel 2007. Most of endoscopies were done as out-patient basis (98%). Local anesthetic (4 % xylocaine gargle) was used before the procedure. Results: This study shows 58% females (M: F-1:1.38) and of 25-45 age groups are mostly affected from Upper G. I. problems. Commonest finding was gastroduodenitis (28.9%) and in 1.57% carcinoma stomach was detected. Conclusion: Fiber-optic endoscopy is a safe and commonly used investigation. It is important that all personnel under taking this procedure are adequately trained and that resuscitation facilities are always available.
doi:10.9790/3013-25303437 fatcat:tgukzusck5g43ja6yrbexa7rmu