oa South African Medical Journal - Ulcer and cancer of oesophagus, stomach, duodenum and pancreas
|Article Title||Ulcer and cancer of oesophagus, stomach, duodenum and pancreas|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Johannesburg General Hospital|
|Publication Date||Mar 1948|
|Pages||214 - 215|
|Keyword(s)||Cancer, Duodenal ulcer, Duodenum, Gastric ulcer, Oesophagus, Pancreas, Peptic ulcer, Pyloric stenosis, Stomach, Transthoracic surgery, Ulcer and Vagotomy|
Cancer of the lower cesophagus and upper stomach has entered the range of successful surgery. The term peptic ulcer is "" out"". Surgery plays but a small part in the treatment of duodenal ulcer. Surgery play a big part in the treatment of gastric ulcer. Vagotomy is a valuable new operation. Pancreatico-duodenectomy is a feasible procedure.
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