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    • Bleeding duodenal ulcer in patients admitted to Erbil City Hospital, Iraq: 1996-2004 

      Zangana, A.M. (‎2007)‎
      The frequency of bleeding duodenal ulcer was assessed in patients admitted with upper gastrointestinal bleeding to Erbil City hospital from the Emergency Department during 1996-2004. Of 740 such patients, 556 [‎75.1%]‎ were diagnosed with bleeding duodenal ulcer: 312 [‎56.1%]‎ were managed conservatively while 238 [‎42.8%]‎ underwent surgery. Overall mortality over the 9 years was 4.7%. Over the 3 consecutive 3-year periods, mortality fell from 7.1% in the first 3 years to 2.2% in the final 3 years. Overall mortality among the 238 patients treated ...
    • Does the rapid healing of duodenal ulcers mean longer remissions? 

      Ahmed, W.; Qureshi, H.; Zuberi, S.J.; Alam, S.E. (‎1998)‎
      A study was conducted to test the response to therapy and the relapse rates of endoscopically-confirmed duodenal ulcers. Endoscopy to check for healing was performed at 4 and 8 weeks in cases receiving H2-blockers and misoprostol and at 14 and 28 days in cases receiving a proton pump inhibitor. Endoscopy was repeated at 1, 3, 6 and 12 months to check for relapses. Healing rates were 61%-77% and 75%-85% at 4 and 8 weeks in the group receiving H2-blockers and misoprostol. Healing rates were 68% and 100% at days 14 and 28 with the proton pump ...
    • Impact of the economic sanctions on duodenal ulcer in Iraq 

      Al Jawher, Mohamed H. (‎1997)‎
      Cases of duodenal ulcer admitted to Basra General Hospital for a one-year period prior to economic sanctions were compared with cases admitted in a one-year period during sanctions. The number of patients, age ranges, risk factors, complications, diagnosis, treatment and mortality rates were compared. The number of cases more than doubled during the period of sanctions. There was a significant increase in smoking among duodenal ulcer patients during sanctions. Other differences between the two periods were observed and reasons for these differences ...
    • Khat chewing is a risk factor of duodenal ulcer 

      Raja'a, Y.A.; Noman, T.A.; Al Warafi, A.K.; Al Mashraki, N.A.; Al Yosofi, A.M. (‎2001)‎