Technique of laser lesser-curve seromyotomy
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A new technique for performing a lesser-curve superficial myotomy of the stomach for the treatment of chronic duodenal ulceration has been proposed, using Nd-YAG laser energy delivered to the target via sapphire tips. A total of 12 patients have been operated on with only one haemorrhagic complication.
Key wordsNd-YAG laser Sapphire tips Stomach seromyotomy Chronic duodenal ulcers
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