DENNIS A. J. MOREY, M.D.; KEMP PLUMMER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The purpose of the clinical appraisal was to ascertain, if possible, the features existent in nonoperated peptic ulcer case that may predispose to postgastrectomy complications.
It was also felt that some pattern might be forthcoming to serve as a guide in determining the likelihood of postoperative symptoms.
One hundred four cases that had undergone subtotal gastrectomy for peptic ulcer during the last five years have been reviewed and evaluated as to the incidence of postgastrectomy complications.
Of these 104 cases, follow-up studies were carried out on 74, the period of follow-up averaging
MOREY DAJ, PLUMMER K. COMPLICATIONS FOLLOWING SUBTOTAL GASTRECTOMY FOR PEPTIC ULCER1. Ann Intern Med. 1955;43:1067–1075. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-43-5-1067
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;43(5):1067-1075.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Peptic Disease, Peptic Ulcer.
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