The Association of Helicobacter Pylori in the Pathogenesis of Hyperemesis Gravidarum in Pregnant Women

2016-07-13 00:08:21 | BioPortfolio


The purpose of this study to explore the association between Hyperemesis Gravidarum in pregnant women and Helicobacter pylori infection.


This study included 90 pregnant women during their first trimester who attended Ain Shams University Maternity Hospital antenatal clinic and admitted in the ward.

Patients were divided into two groups: 46 cases of pregnant women with H.G and 44 healthy control pregnant women with no vomiting.

Both groups were matched regarding the inclusion criteria which includes maternal age (18-40 years), gestational age (<16 wks), and signs and symptoms of H.G for cases (vomiting affecting the general condition, ketonuria, weight loss) and excluding cases or controls with multiple gestation, hyadatiform disease or maternal disease causes vomiting such as ; pyelonephritis, gastroenteritis, cholecystitis or hepatitis.

The two groups were subjected to full history taking, clinical examination, routine laboratory investigations (urine analysis, CBC, liver, kidney function tests Na, k, PT, PTT & INR) Abdominal ultrasound was done to assess fetal life and gestational age and to exclude gestational trophoblastic disease and multiple gestation pregnancy.H.Pylori infection was assessed by using One step H.pylori Stool Antigen Test.

(CER TEST BIOTEC) pol. Industrial Rio Gallego II,Calle J, No 1, 50840, San Mateo de Gallego, Zaragoza (SPAIN) for the detection of H. pylori antigen.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective


Hyperemesis Gravidarum


helicopacter pylori stool antigen test (CER TEST BIOTEC)




Ain Shams University

Results (where available)

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