Clinical and radionuclide evaluation of bile diversion by Braun enteroenterostomy: prevention and treatment of alkaline reflux gastritis. An alternative to Roux-en-Y diversion.

@article{Vogel1994ClinicalAR,
  title={Clinical and radionuclide evaluation of bile diversion by Braun enteroenterostomy: prevention and treatment of alkaline reflux gastritis. An alternative to Roux-en-Y diversion.},
  author={Stephen B. Vogel and Walter E. Drane and Edward R. Woodward},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={219 5},
  pages={458-65; discussion 465-6}
}
UNLABELLED OBJECTIVE AND SUMMARY BACKGROUND: Symptomatic, medically resistant postgastrectomy patients with alkaline reflux gastritis (ARG) have increased enterogastric reflux (EGR) documented by quantitative radionuclide biliary scanning. Even asymptomatic patients after gastrectomy have increased EGR compared with nonoperated control patients. Roux-en-Y biliary diversion, although successfully treats the clinical syndrome of ARG, has a high incidence of early and late postoperative severe… CONTINUE READING
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