Prevalence of Peptic Ulcer Disease among the Patients with Abdominal Pain at Tertiary Care Institute of Gujarat

Peptic Ulcer Disease among the Patients with Abdominal Pain

  • Rahul Charpot Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, GMERS Medical College, Sola, Ahmedabad, India
  • Jaydeep M Gadhavi Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, GMERS Medical College, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
Keywords: Abdominal pain, Epigastric, Peptic ulcer, Socio-economic


Background: To establish the occurrence of peptic ulcer disease amid the Subjects with abdominal pain at tertiary care institute of Gujarat. Subjects and Methods: present research was performed at the Department of Surgery, tertiary care institute of Gujarat, for the period of one year in 200 patients with abdominal pain and diagnosed with peptic ulcer disease. Information was composed utilizing pre-designed questionnaire. Results:The majorities of participants was females, most were aged between 18 to 25 years. Around 97% had pain in the epigastric region. Gastric ulcers preponderate for 65% patients in current research, except refused during the later existence of the epoch, as the occurrence of duodenal ulcers stayed stable, however amplified rather the later phase. Conclusion: An extensive diversity of subjects with abdominal pain was documented amid the subjects. On the other hand, the socio-economic situation and educational levels of the Subjects with the illness were below par.


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