Parietal cell vagotomy in the surgical treatment of chronic duodenal, pyloric and prepyloric ulcer disease.

@article{Graffner1985ParietalCV,
  title={Parietal cell vagotomy in the surgical treatment of chronic duodenal, pyloric and prepyloric ulcer disease.},
  author={H O Graffner and Gunilla Liedberg and Jan E. A. Oscarson},
  journal={International surgery},
  year={1985},
  volume={70 2},
  pages={139-44}
}
During the 1970s, parietal cell vagotomy (PCV) gradually became accepted as a suitable method in the surgical treatment of prepyloric, pyloric and duodenal ulcer disease. This study reports the data from a study of 405 consecutive patients with chronic ulcer disease treated with PCV. Mortality was low (0.5%) and there were few postoperative sequelae (periodic loose stools in 2% and mild dumping in 2%). Reduction in basal acid output was 75% and in pentagastrin stimulated acid secretion 50%. The… CONTINUE READING
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