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Gastric cancer following highly selective vagotomy.
  1. P. W. Houghton,
  2. D. J. Leaper
  1. University Department of Surgery, Bristol Royal Infirmary, UK.


    A case of gastric cancer occurring seven years after a highly selective vagotomy is described. This operation may not be the appropriate choice for the surgical treatment of gastric ulcers and H2 blockers should be used with caution in these patients.

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