oa South African Medical Journal - The surgery of peptic ulcer

Volume 25, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Various etiological factors which have been proved to play an important part in the genesis of peptic ulcer are discussed. The indications for surgery in the treatment of gastric and duodenal ulcer and their complications are given, followed by a brief note on the operative procedures in use to-day for the treatment of these conditions.

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