Vagotomy

Known as: Division of vagus nerve NOS, Vagotomies, Vagotomy, not otherwise specified 
The interruption or removal of any part of the vagus (10th cranial) nerve. Vagotomy may be performed for research or for therapeutic purposes.
National Institutes of Health

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2010
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2010
BACKGROUND & AIMS Clinical and preclinical studies have associated gastrointestinal inflammation and infection with altered… (More)
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2005
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2005
CONTEXT Patients with gastric or esophageal surgery and transection of the vagus nerve may suffer from appetite and weight loss… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The nervous system, through the vagus nerve, can down-regulate inflammation in vivo by decreasing the release of tumor… (More)
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2002
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2002
BACKGROUND & AIMS Visceral sensory information is transmitted to the brain through the afferent vagus nerve. Ghrelin, a peptide… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Ghrelin, an endogenous ligand for the GH secretagogue receptor was characterized recently from extracts of rat stomach. We… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND & AIMS : Ghrelin, an endogenous ligand for growth hormone secretagogue receptor, was recently identified in the rat… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Ghrelin, a novel growth-hormone-releasing peptide, was discovered in rat and human stomach tissues. However, its physiological… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Plasma levels of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) rise rapidly after nutrient ingestion, suggesting the existence of a proximal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
To test the possibility that the vagus nerve is involved in the communication between the immune system and the brain, we… (More)
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1976
Highly Cited
1976
The localization of the vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) has been studied with immunohistochemistry and… (More)
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