oa South African Medical Journal - Ulcer and cancer of oesophagus, stomach, duodenum and pancreas



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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