Symptomatic, endoscopic and histological assessment of upper gastrointestinal tract in renal transplant recipients.

@article{Farsakh2001SymptomaticEA,
  title={Symptomatic, endoscopic and histological assessment of upper gastrointestinal tract in renal transplant recipients.},
  author={Niazy A Abu Farsakh and Mamoun S. Al Rababaa and Hussam A A Abu Farsakh},
  journal={Indian journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology},
  year={2001},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={9-12}
}
AIM To assess the prevalence of gastrointestinal symptoms, endoscopic findings, and histological abnormalities in renal transplant recipients. SETTING Teaching hospital in northern Jordan. METHODS Seventy-six renal transplant recipients with stable renal function were interviewed for gastrointestinal symptoms, and underwent upper gastrointestinal endoscopy; gastric antral biopsies were evaluated for inflammatory changes and the presence of Helicobacter pylori. One hundred consecutive… CONTINUE READING