Home|Journals Follow on Twitter| Subscribe to List

Directory for Medical Articles

Open Access

Original Article

J Liaquat Uni Med Health Sci. 2011; 10(3): 153-156

Frequency of Helicobacter Pylori in Ischemic Stroke

Muzaffar Ali Shaikh, Manzoor Ali Lakhair, Muhammad Ramzan Rajput, Roohi Bano, Zafarullah, M. Saleem Rind.

OBJECTIVE: To find out the frequency of helicobacter pylori antibodies (IgG) among cases of
ischemic stroke.
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional study.
PLACE AND DURATION: Medical Unit-II, Liaquat University Hospital Jamshoro/Hyderabad, from
July 2009 to June 2010.
METHODOLOGY: Helicobacter pylori (H.pylori) antibodies (IgG) on ELISA and color doppler ultrasound
of carotid arteries were performed in CT Scan confirmed cases of ischemic stroke
along with other routine investigations. A pre-designed proforma was used to record the data.
RESULTS: Among 150 CT scan confirmed ischemic stroke cases, 110 (73.3%) were males and
40 (26.7%) were females (2.7:1). The H.pylori antibodies (IgG) were present in 121 (80.7%) cases
among which males were 99 (66%) and females were (14.7%).
CONCLUSION: H.pylori antibodies (IgG) were present in very high proportion (80.7%) among
cases of ischemic stroke.

Key words: ischemic stroke, Helicobacter Pylori Anti bodies, Atherosclerosis, CT scan brain

Share this Article

Journal of Apitherapy


BiblioMed Home
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
Author Tools
eJPort Journal Hosting
About BiblioMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Bibliomed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Database Service for Scientific Publications. Copyright ScopeMed Information Services.