[Truncal vagotomy in duodenal ulcer (author's transl)].

Abstract

Since 1961, the authors have treated 369 patients for a duodenal ulcer. Emergency operation was performed in 69 cases (mortality: 7.2 percent) and elective operation in 300 (mortality: 0.86 percent. Procedures associated truncal vagotomy to hemigastrectomy (257 cases), to pyloroplasty (85 cases) or to gastroenterostomy (27 cases). Three hundred and thirty… (More)

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