Long-term evaluation of mild gastric irradiation as adjunctive therapy


Irradiation of the acid-secreting portions of the stomach is a valuable adjunctive procedure in the treatment of patients with peptic ulcer. The therapeutic effect depends upon suppression of secretion of gastric acid and pepsin. There is no correlation between the effect of the irradiation upon gastric secretion and the age of the patient or duration of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02237732