This operation is generally performed for the surgical treatment of duodenal ulcer in the poor-risk patient, especially one undergoing emergency surgery for massive hemorrhage (see Chap. 18) .
KeywordsDuodenal Ulcer Suture Line Gastric Motility Pyloric Sphincter Truncal Vagotomy
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