Gastric emptying after truncal vagotomy and pyloroplasty.

  title={Gastric emptying after truncal vagotomy and pyloroplasty.},
  author={Ricard Calabuig and Ignasi Carrio and Joan Mon{\'e}s and J Puig la Calle and Felip Vilardell},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={23 6},
We have studied the gastric (fundic and antral) emptying of solids and liquids by a radionuclide method in 20 patients after truncal vagotomy and pyloroplasty (TVP) and in 10 control subjects. Gastric emptying of solids in TVP patients was similar to that of the control group (NS), but fundic emptying did not show a lag phase and was significantly faster. A… CONTINUE READING