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The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 16, Issue 7, pp 635–640 | Cite as

Diarrhea after total and selective vagotomy

  • J. D. George
  • J. Magowan
Second International Symposium On Gastrointestinal Motility

Abstract

The rate of evacuation of water from the stomach was found to be significantly increased by vagotomy and drainage procedure. The rate was not affected by the type of drainage procedure or vagotomy. The rate of emptying in patients who develop diarrhea after vagotomy and drainage procedure was significantly faster than that in patients who were symptom-free after operation.

Keywords

Public Health Diarrhea Drainage Procedure Selective Vagotomy 
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© Hoeber Medical Division • Harper & Row, Publishers, Incorporated 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. D. George
    • 1
  • J. Magowan
    • 1
  1. 1.From the Department of SurgeryRoyal Victoria HospitalBelfastN Ireland

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