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The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 13, Issue 7, pp 238–243 | Cite as

Medical management of pyloric obstruction resulting from peptic ulcer

  • Samson A. Seley
Article

Summary

1) A series of seventy-two patients with obstructive peptic ulcers, treated medically, were observed over a period of twelve years.

2) Sixty patients (83.3 per cent) apparently recovered without operation.

3) An office procedure for the treatment of such cases is outlined.

4) Review of methods of medical treatment of pyloric obstruction in recent literature.

5) A criterion is suggested to differentiate between stenosis and spasm as the etiologic factor of the obstruction.

Keywords

Peptic Ulcer Gastric Content Gastric Retention Tarry Stool Pyloric Obstruction 
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© Springer 1946

Authors and Affiliations

  • Samson A. Seley
    • 1
  1. 1.Brooklyn

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