International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2017, Vol. 3 Issue 3, Part C
Association of Helicobacter pylori in oral cancer patients
AUTHOR(S): Dr. C Tirumala Ravali
Few studies have focused on the relationship between Helicobacter pylori
) infection and oral diseases. In this study, we explored the correlation between H. pylori
infection and oral cancer.
Methods: A total of 120 patients of which 60 were oral cancer and another 60 were age- and sex- matched healthy control subjects were enrolled in this study. The H. pylori immunoglobin (Ig) G antibodies in serum were detected by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) method to assess the status of H. pylori infection of our study sample.
Results: Prevalence of H. pylori infection in the patients with oral cancer were statistically analyzed by independent t test and chi square test. p-value was statistically significant
Conclusion: Our findings suggested that there is positive association between H. pylori and oral cancer.
Pages: 185-192 | 864 Views 25 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. C Tirumala Ravali. Association of Helicobacter pylori in oral cancer patients. International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences. 2017; 3(3): 185-192.