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New Indian Journal of Surgery

Volume  13, Issue 2, April–June 2022, Pages 59-63


Original Article

Outcome among Patients undergoing open Fistulectomy and Fistulectomy with Primary Closure for Low Level Fistula in Ano
Prasad K1, Anil Kumar Patel2, Suresh BP3
1Assistant Professor, 3Professor and HOD, Department of General Surgery, Subbaih Institute of Medical Sciences, Shivamogga, Karnataka 577201, 2Senior Resident, Department of General Surgery, Shri Shankaracharya Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhilai, Chattisgarh 490 020, India
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Abstract Objective: To document and correlate different indications and findings of EGD scopy in our endoscopy unit. Methods: A retrospective descriptive study of 519 patients who underwent Esophhago gastroduodenoscopy (EGD scopy) was conducted in the Endoscopy Unit of Department of General surgery of Subbaih Institute of medical sciences, Shivamogga. Included patients underwent EGD scopy. Demographic data including indications and endoscopic findings of the patients were collected via study proforma. Results: Total five hundred and nineteen patients were studied; Out of all 64.54% were males and 35.06% were females. Epigastric pain or pain abdomen was the commonest indication (41.23%) followed by dysphagia (13.48%), Hematemesis (10%), vomiting and regurgitation, screening (9.05% and 7.51%respectively). The most common endoscopic findings were gastritis (35.45%), GERD (9.82%), Varices (9.02%), Carcinoma (7.32%), GI Ulcer (5.78%), hiatal hernia (5.58%), stricture (3.08%) and normal (20.03%). Conclusion: The most common indication was Epigastric pain or pain abdomen for EGD scopy and indications were relevant to the findings. Keywords: Esophhago Gastroduodenoscopy; Endoscopy; Upper GI diseases; Acidity. 

Corresponding Author : Anil Kumar Patel