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Achalasia-like disturbance of oesophageal motility following truncal vagotomy and antrectomy
  1. R. A. Greatorex,
  2. J. A. C. Thorpe


    This report describes a patient who developed radiological and manometric evidence of an achalasia-like disturbance of oesophageal motility following transabdominal truncal vagotomy and antrectomy. The patient presented with severe dysphagia which spontaneously resolved after 8 weeks. Subsequent barium swallow and oesophageal manometry demonstrated a return to normal function.

    • achalasia
    • oesophagus
    • vagotomy
    • antrectomy dysphagia

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