How do clinical results after proximal gastric vagotomy compare with the Visick grade pattern of healthy controls?


Recently, the 5-year results of a multicenter trial on proximal gastric vagotomy (PGV) have been reported. Symptomatic results in 415 duodenal ulcer patients, according to the Visick grading, were as follows: grade 1, 64%; 2, 28%; 3, 4%; and 4, 4%. It appears that one-third of the patients are symptomatic, and the question arises as to which standard such a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01655337


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