Do previous acid reducing procedures protect patients from short bowel syndrome?-A case report


Çalık A., Cinel A., Küçüktülü U., ALHAN E.

Acta Chirurgica Austriaca, vol.27, no.4, pp.223-225, 1995 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 1995
  • Journal Name: Acta Chirurgica Austriaca
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.223-225

Abstract

Abstract

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.