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Proximal Gastric Vagotomy: Surgical Legacy Technique

  • Carol E. H. Scott-ConnerEmail author
  • Jameson L. Chassin
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Abstract

Proximal gastric vagotomy is a precise operation that divides the terminal vagal branches innervating parietal cell mass while preserving branches to the liver and the pylorus. This chapter details the technique of this rarely performed operation.

Keywords

Vagus Nerve Gastric Wall Distal Esophagus Terminal Branch Esophagogastric Junction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jameson L. Chassin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of MedicineUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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