[Pathogenesis, diagnosis and therapy of the dumping syndrome].

  • H. D. Becker
  • Published 1977 in
    Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift fur alle Gebiete der…
The dumping-syndrome is a severe complication of gastric surgery after operations which destroy or weaken the sphincter mechanism of the pylorus. The pathogenesis involves the release of kinins, the triggering of neurogen reflex mechanisms by distending the jejunum, the massive flow of fluid in jejunal lumen, the loss of the reservoir function of the… (More)