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Evaluation of Underlying Causes of Epigastric Pain Using Abdominal Ultrasonography

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dc.contributor.author Ahmed, Shaza Mukhtar Abdelbagi
dc.contributor.author Supervisor, -Caroline Edwared Ayad Khilla
dc.date.accessioned 2019-07-11T09:29:16Z
dc.date.available 2019-07-11T09:29:16Z
dc.date.issued 2019-03-14
dc.identifier.citation Ahmed, Shaza Mukhtar Abdelbagi . Evaluation of Underlying Causes of Epigastric Pain Using Abdominal Ultrasonography \ Shaza Mukhtar Abdelbagi Ahmed ; Caroline Edwared Ayad Khilla .- Khartoum : Sudan University of Science and Technology , College of Medical Radiologic Science , 2019 .- 81 p. :ill;28cm.- M.Sc en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://repository.sustech.edu/handle/123456789/22921
dc.description Thesis en_US
dc.description.abstract This cross sectional descriptive study was carried out at Iskan medical center and Elgref garb ultrasound departments in Khartoum state Sudan during the period from September to December 2018. The aims of the study are to find the underlying causes of epigastric pain .The study evaluated the epigastric pain using the standard abdominal ultrasound scan including gall bladder, liver, pancreas and spleen to determine the findings that may cause epigastric pain, as well as to assess most common affected age and gender . The study was done on 69 participants complaining of epigastric pain. The results showed that the females were suffering from pain more than males, the most affected age group was 34-45 years and 52.2% of patients have history of epigastric pain. The causes of epigastric pain was found to be: the gallbladder pathologies most common cause of epigastric pain constituting 61.3% ,(cholelithiasis 54.8% ,Gallbladder sludge 6.5%), fatty liver 19.4%, and splenomegaly 6.5%. The study also revealed that ultrasound had ability to evaluate and detect the causes of epigastric pain and the standard ultrasound examination for abdomen is recommended to be done for every patient suffering from epigastric pain. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Sudan University of Science & Technology en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Sudan University of Science and Technology en_US
dc.subject Medical Radiologic Sciences en_US
dc.subject Ultrasonography en_US
dc.subject Evaluation of Underlying Causes of Epigastric Pain en_US
dc.subject Abdominal Ultrasonography en_US
dc.title Evaluation of Underlying Causes of Epigastric Pain Using Abdominal Ultrasonography en_US
dc.title.alternative تقييم أسباب ألم فوق المعدة باستخدام الموجات فوق الصوتية للبطن en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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