I Gede Komang Aditya Permana, Robert
Abstract: Background Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection is an important factor to dyspepsia syndrome, peptic ulcer disease and gastric cancer and H. pylori infection is a common worldwide infection. Some studies have evaluated that poor sanitation, age, religion, ethnicity are the risk factors for H. pylori infection. Objective to describe H. pylori prevalence in patients with dyspepsia symptom who visit endoscopy ward in Wangaya General Hospital Denpasar, Bali from January to December 2017. Design Retrospective, descriptive study using secondary data from medical records of Wangaya Regional General Hospital patients who came to endoscopy, then did a biopsy to find the presence of H. pylori from January to December 2017. Result The age group between 41 to 50 years is the most frequent complaints of dyspepsia and suspected with H. pylori infection (22.93 %). Out of 157 who had been biopsied, 37 patients (23.57 %) showed the presence of H. pylori of which 22 patients were male (59.46 %) and 15 patients were female (40.54 %). Conclusion The prevalence of H. pylori infection in Wangaya Hospital Denpasar Bali within the year 2017 was 23.57 %, with most of them were male 59.46 % and one third of them were elderly between the age of 61-70.
Keywords: dyspepsia, biopsy, H pylori