The Prevalence of Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Stroke Patients Compared to the Control Group in Shafa Hospital, Kerman/ Iran in Spring 2002

Sadeghkhany, Leyla (2007) The Prevalence of Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Stroke Patients Compared to the Control Group in Shafa Hospital, Kerman/ Iran in Spring 2002. Masters thesis, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran .

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Abstract

Stroke is a syndrome presented by acute neurologic symptoms lasted at least for 24 hours and is because to a disorder in the brain circulation. Vascular, cardiac and hematologic disorders are probable causes. Patients suffering from this disease are at risk of a great variety of complications one of which is gastrointestinal bleeding. Our research was a case-control study which was done over 162 patients, half of .which were in the case group and the other half were in the control group. We studied the relationship between sex, age, management severity and localization of the stroke with gastrointestinal bleeding. The method was that we checked patients for occult blood in their stool once they were admitted and we also did it every three days, so that we found the patients with occult gastrointestinal hleedil1g in addition to those who hold hematemesis and melena. The datas were analyzed by SPSS test (P<0.05) and at last we found no relationship between sex, age, management, severity and localization of, the stroke with gastrointestinal bleeding. We also found that, the gastrointestinal bleeding cases were not severe. The frequency in the case group was 21 % and 17% .in the control group.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Depositing User: admin a admin
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2012 01:05
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2012 20:23
URI: http://eprints.kmu.ac.ir/id/eprint/3317

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