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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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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
CONTEXT Patients with gastric or esophageal surgery and transection of the vagus nerve may suffer from appetite and weight loss… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND & AIMS Visceral sensory information is transmitted to the brain through the afferent vagus nerve. Ghrelin, a peptide… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Ghrelin, an endogenous ligand for the GH secretagogue receptor was characterized recently from extracts of rat stomach. We… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND & AIMS : Ghrelin, an endogenous ligand for growth hormone secretagogue receptor, was recently identified in the rat… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Ghrelin, a novel growth-hormone-releasing peptide, was discovered in rat and human stomach tissues. However, its physiological… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Although the gastric tension receptor has been characterized behaviorally and electrophysiologically quite well, its location and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Between 1969 and 1986, 88 patients had a Whipple resection for adenocarcinoma of the pancreas (N = 50), ampulla (N = 19), distal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
The site where peripherally administered cholecystokinin-8 elicits satiety was investigated by injecting rats with… Expand
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Highly Cited
1946
Highly Cited
1946
Summary. The pulmonary arterial blood pressure was recorded in anaesthetized cats by means of a special cannula, according to… Expand
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