Pyloroplasty (Heineke-Mikulicz and Finney), Operation for Bleeding Duodenal Ulcer: Surgical Legacy Technique
Pyloroplasty is now primarily used in patients undergoing emergency surgery for massive hemorrhage from duodenal ulcer when other methods of control have failed. A vagotomy may be added if the patient is noncompliant with medical therapy (see Chaps. 29 and 30).
KeywordsDuodenal Ulcer Suture Line Gastroduodenal Artery Pyloric Sphincter Proximal Duodenum
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