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

Volume 22, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



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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