Long-term consequences of surgical treatment of peptic ulcer.


Surgical treatment of peptic ulcer may lead to several late postoperative morphological and metabolic abnormalities. Forty two patients (16 females and 26 males) at mean age of 47 years after surgery for peptic ulcer (mean postoperative period of 9 years) were recruited in this study. Following methods have been used for evaluation of those patients… (More)