Characteristics of the clinical course and surgical treatment of duodenal ulcer in young patients

Movchan, K.N.

Klinicheskaia Khirurgiia 8: 18-19


ISSN/ISBN: 0023-2130
PMID: 2259091
Document Number: 366589
In a work, the peculiarities of clinical picture, surgical tactics and long-term results of the organ-preserving operations in 698 patients with duodenal ulcer disease operated on at the age under 30 years are analysed. It was established that the latent course and high incidence of acute complications manifesting the disease for the first time were the main peculiarities of duodenal ulcer in young patients. Vagotomy together with the other methods of surgical treatment of duodenal ulcer can be successfully used in young patients as an elective, or emergency surgical aid.

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