Prevalence of Helicobacter Pylori Infection Among Patients Undergoing Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in a Medical College Hospital in Kerala, India

@inproceedings{Adlekha2013PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of Helicobacter Pylori Infection Among Patients Undergoing Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in a Medical College Hospital in Kerala, India},
  author={Shashikant Adlekha and Tanya Chadha and Padmaja Krishnan and Balakrishnan Sumangala},
  booktitle={Annals of medical and health sciences research},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Helicobacter pylori related gastritis is a major health ailment in developing nations. There is high morbidity and mortality ranging from chronic gastritis to gastric malignancies. Prevalence of H. pylori infection varies markedly from country to country and in a country, region to region. AIM To study the prevalence of H. pylori gastritis in patients undergoing endoscopy and its association with the development of gastrointestinal diseases. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The study was… CONTINUE READING