Endoscopic study of the stomach after selective proximal vagotomy in patients with duodenal ulcer.

@article{Fujita1986EndoscopicSO,
  title={Endoscopic study of the stomach after selective proximal vagotomy in patients with duodenal ulcer.},
  author={Hiromasa Fujita and Jiro Kusama},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={1986},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={46-8}
}
Forty patients with duodenal ulcer who underwent selective proximal vagotomy (SPV) with pyloroplasty were examined of intestinal metaplasia before operation, with no increase staining methods, before and after operation. Follow-up periods were between 2 and 9 years after SPV. Reduction rates of acid secretion by SPV were 79% in BAO and 62% in MAO. Five patients were observed to have a slight degree of intestinal metaplasia before operation, with no increase after operation. In the remaining 35… CONTINUE READING

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