R E Geurkink

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A group of 31 patients with a variety of gastric ulcers were treated by vagotomy, biopsy, oversewing of bleeding points and a wide double pyloroplasty. On patient, a quadriplegic with multiple stress ulcers, rebled and had to undergo resection. He died a month later of progressive respiratory problems. A second quadriplegic died a month after a bleeding(More)
One hundred and twenty patients operated upon for peptic ulcer diathesis had intraluminal digital examination of the duodenum seeking post-bulbar ulcers. Twelve such ulcers were found, an incidence of 10 per cent. In six of these patients, the postbulbar ulcer was an unexpected finding, and in two patients, a second ulcer was present. A review of the(More)
Seventy patients with peptic ulcers (55 duodenal and 15 gastric) were treated by truncal vagotomy and doulbe pyloroplasty during the past four years. Clinical and experimental data as presented lead us to believe that transecting the pylorus twice produces an incontinent pyloric sphincter and a larger gastric outlet than is found in other methods of(More)