Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Prevalence of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth among Chronic Pancreatitis Patients: A Case-Control Study

Table 2

Clinical manifestations in patients with chronic pancreatitis (CP) and positive (+) and negative (−) lactulose breath test (LBT).

Clinical
manifestation
CP
()
LBT+
()
LBT−
()

(LBT+ vs LBT−)

Abdominal cramping 67.7 (25.8)83.3 (41.7)57.9 (15.8)0.24
Dyspepsia61.3 (16.1)75.0 (25.0)52.6 (10.5)0.27
GERD, %48.458.342.10.47
Bloating 48.4 (12.9)50.0 (25.0)47.4 (5.3)0.99
Constipation 44.8 (13.8)45.5 (9.1)44.4 (16.7)0.21
Epigastric pain 41.9 (22.6)50.0 (33.3)36.8 (15.8)0.71
Chest pain, %38.750.031.60.45
Early satiety, %38.741.736.80.99
Steatorrhea, %35.541.731.60.71
Anorexia, % 35.541.731.60.71
Diarrhea, % 9.716.721.10.99

Data is presented as % (% severe symptoms) unless otherwise indicated. GERD: gastroesophageal reflux disease; vs: versus.

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