Logo Medical Science Monitor Basic Research

Call: 1.631.470.9640
Mon-Fri 10 am - 2 pm EST

Contact Us

Logo Medical Science Monitor Basic Research Logo Medical Science Monitor Basic Research Logo Medical Science Monitor Basic Research

03 November 1997

Influence of bile reflux on gastric mucosa in children

Maria Korzon, Adam Szarszewski

Med Sci Monit 1997; 3(6): CR873-879 :: ID: 501819

Abstract

The bile reflux, which is the refraction of duodenal contents to the stomach, is a common phenomenon observed during the endoscopy of the upper part of gastrointestinal tract. Although numerous reports emphasise the destructive influence of bile components upon gastric mucosa, some authors are doubtful about this fact. Almost all the studies are concerned exclusively with adults. Therefore, the aim of the present investigation was to evaluate the endoscopic and morphologic changes in children with bile reflux. We examined 1120 children with abdominal pain. In 92 cases (8.21%) the endoscopic examination revealed the bile reflux. In order to verify these results, the cholescintigraphy (Tc99-HEPIDA) was performed. The method confirmed the presence of pathologic changes in 59 cases (64.1%), while 33 results (35.9%) were found false positive. We could not detect any correlation between the scintigraphic picture of marker distribution within stomach and the intensity of morphologic changes. This might have resulted from the fact that milk was used as a test meal, therefore the change in methodology would be advisable. Furthermore, there was no correlation between the reflux index and the intensity of inflammatory changes in gastric and duodenal mucosa. Instead, it was found that children with bile reflux are less frequently infected with Helicobacter pylori.
key words: bile reflux, gastritis biliaris, cholescintigraphy, Helicobacter pylori

Keywords: Bile Reflux, gastritis biliaris, cholescintigraphy, Helicobacter pylori

Comments

Most Viewed Current Articles

31 Dec 1969 : Original article  

Outcome of 24 Weeks of Combined Schroth and Pilates Exercises on Cobb Angle, Angle of Trunk Rotation, Chest...

DOI :10.12659/MSMBR.920449

Med Sci Monit Basic Res 2020; 26:e920449

31 Dec 1969 : Original article  

Analysis of Psychological and Sleep Status and Exercise Rehabilitation of Front-Line Clinical Staff in the ...

DOI :10.12659/MSMBR.924085

Med Sci Monit Basic Res 2020; 26:e924085

31 Dec 1969 : Review article  

A Southeast Asian Perspective on the COVID-19 Pandemic: Hemoglobin E (HbE)-Trait Confers Resistance Against...

DOI :10.12659/MSMBR.929207

Med Sci Monit Basic Res 2021; 27:e929207

31 Dec 1969 : Clinical Research  

Effects of Cognitive Task Training on Dynamic Balance and Gait of Patients with Stroke: A Preliminary Rando...

DOI :10.12659/MSMBR.925264

Med Sci Monit Basic Res 2020; 26:e925264

Your Privacy

We use cookies to ensure the functionality of our website, to personalize content and advertising, to provide social media features, and to analyze our traffic. If you allow us to do so, we also inform our social media, advertising and analysis partners about your use of our website, You can decise for yourself which categories you you want to deny or allow. Please note that based on your settings not all functionalities of the site are available. View our privacy policy.

Medical Science Monitor Basic Research eISSN: 2325-4416
Medical Science Monitor Basic Research eISSN: 2325-4416