Acta Chirurgica Austriaca, vol.27, no.4, pp.223-225, 1995 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
Background: The resection of large segments of small intestine can cause short bowel syndrome. Methods: A patient is described who underwent extensive bowel resection 15 years after vagotomy and antrectomy for peptic ulcer disease. Results p The patient did not develop short bowel syndrome.: Conclusions: Acid reducing operations might have their place amongst other surgical procedures which have been proposed for treating refractory short bowel syndrome. © 1995 Blackwell Science Ltd.