Gastric Emptying Function in Patients 5 Years After Pylorus-Preserving Distal Gastrectomy With or Without Preserving Pyloric and Hepatic Branches of the Vagal Nerve for Early Gastric Cancer

@article{Tomita2009GastricEF,
  title={Gastric Emptying Function in Patients 5 Years After Pylorus-Preserving Distal Gastrectomy With or Without Preserving Pyloric and Hepatic Branches of the Vagal Nerve for Early Gastric Cancer},
  author={Ryouichi Tomita},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={33},
  pages={2119-2126}
}
To clarify the significance of preserving pyloric and hepatic branches of the vagal nerve (PHV) after pylorus preserving distal gastrectomy (PPG) for early gastric cancer, the author investigated the postgastrectomy syndrome and gastric emptying function at 5 years in PPG patients with or without preserving the PHV. A total of 18 subjects (mucosal cancers… CONTINUE READING