Cholecystectomy with highly selective vagotomy--the effect on bile reflux. An experimental study.

Abstract

An experimental study investigated the effect of highly selective vagotomy (HSV) alone and HSV combined with cholecystectomy on bile reflux into the stomach. The amount of reflux was estimated by measuring the concentration of bile phospholipids in the stomach. Neither HSV alone nor HSV combined with cholecystectomy was associated with increased reflux. In… (More)

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@article{Demetriades1987CholecystectomyWH, title={Cholecystectomy with highly selective vagotomy--the effect on bile reflux. An experimental study.}, author={Demetrios Demetriades and Elizabeth O Beale}, journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde}, year={1987}, volume={72 7}, pages={500-1} }