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In this period in which the introduction of vagotomy as a surgical procedure in the treatment of peptic ulcer is under such active discussion, careful analyses of the results of surgical treatment by other methods are of timely interest. Particularly valuable is the reminder that the value of any one method can only be assessed after study of a considerable group of cases followed for from five to ten years.
Dr. Heuer's study, published in 1944, is based upon the follow-up of 1204 patients admitted to the New York Hospital and its Outpatient Department between 1932 and 1942 of whom
The Treatment of Peptic Ulcer.. Ann Intern Med. 1947;27:147. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-27-1-147_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;27(1):147.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Peptic Disease, Peptic Ulcer.
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