Recurrent ulceration after highly selective vagotomy for duodenal ulcer.

@article{Blackett1981RecurrentUA,
  title={Recurrent ulceration after highly selective vagotomy for duodenal ulcer.},
  author={Richard Blackett and David Robert Johnston},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={1981},
  volume={68 10},
  pages={
          705-10
        }
}
Recurrent peptic ulceration was diagnosed in 9 per cent of 433 patients who were treated by elective highly selective vagotomy (HSV) for duodenal ulcer (DU) between 1969 and 1980. In 233 patients followed up for 5-12 years (12 per cent being lost to follow-up), the incidence of recurrence was 10.7 per cent. The site of recurrence was duodenal in 23 patients, pyloric in 4, gastric in 6 and combined duodenal and gastric in 2 (total of 35 patients). One patient presented with a perforation, l4… CONTINUE READING

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