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Research Article

Repeat Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Patients with Functional Dyspepsia: Yield, Findings, and Predictors of Positive Findings

Table 1

Demographic characteristics of the 146 patients.

CharacteristicsNumber (%) or mean ± SD

Age (years), mean ± SD56.8 ± 11.6
Gender (female), (%)93 (63.7)
Time from the first EGD to repeat EGD (months), median (range)34 (1–168)
Indication of repeat EGD, (%)
 Dyspepsia with age ≥55 years12 (8.2)
 Dyspepsia with alarm features30 (20.6)
 Dyspepsia with failed medical therapy74 (50.7)
 Patients’ request9 (6.2)
 Others13 (8.9)
 Not specified5 (3.4)

EGD, esophagogastroduodenoscopy; SD, standard deviation.

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