Incidence of helicobacter pylori infection and gastric cancer: an 8-year hospital based study.

J. Boas Saragih, Nurul Akbar, Ari Fahrial Syam, S. Sirait, Sutisna Himawan, E. Soetjahyo

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Abstract

AIM: To observe the tendency of decreased prevalence of H pylori infection in a 14 year-period and observe the prevalence of intestinal metaplasia and gastric cancer. METHODS: All patients who were diagnosed with dyspepsia and underwent esophagogastroduodenoscopy in Cikini hospital Jakarta from January 1998 until December 2005 were evaluated. We evaluated the histopathologic result of H pylori, the presence of intestinal metaplasia and gastric cancer. Data was grouped for 1 year period of time and was presented descriptively. RESULTS: Decreased prevalence of H. Pylori infection was found, from 12.8% in 1998, 12.4% in 1999, 14.7% in 2000, 9.6% in 2001, 11.9 % in 2002, 3.8% in 2003, 2.3% in 2004, 2.9% in 2005. Intestinal metaplasia was 4.7% in 1998, 3.2% in 1999, 3.1% in 2000, 2.3 % in 2001, 7.6% in 2002, 8.3% in year 2003, 6.5% in 2004, 7.1% in 2005. Prevalence of gastric cancer was 2.2% in 1998, 0.25% in 1999, 1.1% in 2000, 1.1% in 2001, 1.1% in 2002, 1.8% in 2003, 1.7% in 2004, 3.9% in 2005. CONCLUSION: There was decreased prevalence of H pylori infection in 8 year-period but there was no decreased prevalence of intestinal metaplasia and gastric cancer found.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)79-81
Number of pages3
JournalActa medica Indonesiana
Volume39
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2007

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