What happens to the parietal cell following truncal vagotomy?

Abstract

The mechanism of gastric acid reduction following vagotomy is still unclear: does this reduction result from a decrease in parietal cell mass, or is the reduction just functional? In an attempt to settle the question, we used a litter of puppies, in which rapid multiplication of parietal cells takes place. We performed truncal vagotomy (histologically… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01655305

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