[Thoracoscopic truncal vagotomy].

Abstract

Abdominal re-operation in patients with recurrent peptic ulcer disease is associated with a high morbidity rate and a mortality rate of 5%. As an alternative procedure, therefore, transthoracic truncal vagotomy was early recommended as a less invasive intervention, and good results can be achieved with it. With the development of minimal invasive surgery… (More)

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