Late follow-up of highly selective vagotomy with excision of the ulcer compared with Billroth I gastrectomy for treatment of benign gastric ulcer.

@article{Reid1982LateFO,
  title={Late follow-up of highly selective vagotomy with excision of the ulcer compared with Billroth I gastrectomy for treatment of benign gastric ulcer.},
  author={Daryl A. Reid and Herbert L. Duthie and C J Bransom and Alan G. Johnson},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={1982},
  volume={69 10},
  pages={605-7}
}
We present the late results of a prospective randomized trial of highly selective vagotomy with excision of the ulcer (HSV + E) (n = 26 cases) versus standard Billroth I partial gastrectomy (BI) (n = 30). The operations were performed by registrars, senior registrars or consultants. Results of postoperative morbidity, functional outcome and recurrence rates have previously been reported at an average follow-up period of 4 years (1), at which stage neither operation offered a distinct advantage… CONTINUE READING

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