Paal Balazs

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The authors examined one of the characteristic complications--dysphagia--of proximal selective vagotomy widely applied in the surgical treatment of duodenal ulcerations. To gain a better knowledge of the causes of this type of complications measuring the pH value for 24 hours and manometric examinations of the lower esophageal sphincter were performed in 12(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS It is still unclear whether long-term reflux episodes result in morphological changes in the lower esophageal sphincter or not. If the answer is supposedly yes, do these changes influence the postoperative functional results following antireflux surgery? METHODOLOGY Between 1 January 2002 and 2004, we performed antireflux surgery on 85(More)
67 patients with pancreatic pseudocysts were treated in our departments during the last 15 years. Pancreatic pseudocyst develops from acute pancreatitis in 10%. They represent the majority of all types. Further etiologic factors are injury, degeneration, peptic ulcers or destruction of true cysts. In our study 50% of the patients were heavy drinkers, a real(More)
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