Proximal gastric vagotomy without drainage.

Abstract

Proximal gastric vagotomy without drainage is widely accepted in Great Britain and Europe but in the United States has been done mainly in university centers. The operation denervates the acid-secreting parietal cell mass of the stomach, preserving vagal innervation to the gastric antrum and extragastric abdominal viscera. The procedure is safe and is… (More)

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@article{Sawyers1978ProximalGV, title={Proximal gastric vagotomy without drainage.}, author={John Sawyers}, journal={Postgraduate medicine}, year={1978}, volume={63 4}, pages={115-9, 121} }