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Evaluation of The Gastric Ulcer Patients in Blacksea Region of Turkey [Med J Islamic World Acad Sci]
Med J Islamic World Acad Sci. 1988; 1(1): 67-69

Evaluation of The Gastric Ulcer Patients in Blacksea Region of Turkey

Tülay Bakır, Sinan Kazancıoglu, Yavuz Özoran
From Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, Radiology and Pathology, Trabzon, Turkiye.

One hundred and eighty seven patients with endoscopically diagnosed gastric ulcer were evaluated. Mean age of the patients was 50.5 years and the male female ratio was 2.5: 1. Duration of the symptoms was approximately 5 months. Smoking was (18%), use of aspirin and anti-inflammatory agents were 14%. Bleeding of ulcer was present in 19% of the patients. In 50% of the patients, the cause of hemorrage was due to use of aspirin or anti-inflammatory gents.
In 166 patient, the ulcers were situated in the antrum and in 19 patients, in the proximal. Nearly half of the antral ulcers were located in the prepyloric antrum (44%). The size of the ulcers was less than 1 cm in 137 patient (73%) and more than 1 cm in 50 patients (27%).
The multiple small sized ulcer (0.5 cm) was found in 39 patients (20%). These ulcers were often located in the prepyloric antrum and had occurred especially in patients with combined duodenal ulcer or the intake of aspirin. The association with duodenal ulcer was present in 18% of the patients. The majority of the combined ulcer was located in the prepyloric antrum and they were frequently less than 0.5 in size.

Keywords: Gastric ulcer, clinical characteristics, endoscopical findings


Tülay Bakır, Sinan Kazancıoglu, Yavuz Özoran. Evaluation of The Gastric Ulcer Patients in Blacksea Region of Turkey. Med J Islamic World Acad Sci. 1988; 1(1): 67-69

Corresponding Author: Tülay Bakır, Türkiye


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