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A prospective randomized clinical study was carried out in 145 patients to compare the effects of truncal and selective gastric vagotomy. Evaluation of results of vagotomy have been at regular follow-up intervals from six to thirty months.
Selective gastric vagotomy appears to be significantly superior to truncal vagotomy in achieving complete vagal denervation of the stomach. The clinical benefits of preserving hepatic and celiac vagal innervation were not impressive.
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☆Presented at the Eighth Annual Meeting of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Atlantic City, New Jersey, June 17 and 18, 1967.
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