[Peptic ulcer: therapeutic principle of vagotomy].

Abstract

The selective proximal vagotomy (SPV) is the surgical procedure of choice today in patients with duodenal ulcer. The ulcer can be cured in 90-95% of all cases, if the indication for surgery is correct and the operation is performed by a technically experienced surgeon. The rate of complications and postoperative side-effects is extremely low as compared to… (More)

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