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Vagotomy, Proximal Gastric MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Vagotomy, Proximal Gastric
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RDF Unique Identifier
also called "hyperselective", "superselective", "supraselective", "ultraselective"
Scope Note
Vagal denervation of that part of the STOMACH lined with acid-secreting mucosa (GASTRIC MUCOSA) containing the GASTRIC PARIETAL CELLS. Since the procedure leaves the vagal branches to the antrum and PYLORUS intact, it circumvents gastric drainage required with truncal vagotomy techniques.
Entry Term(s)
Vagotomy, Highly Selective
Vagotomy, Parietal Cell
Vagotomy, Selective Proximal
NLM Classification #
WL 330
Previous Indexing
Duodenal Ulcer/surgery (1966-1980)
Vagotomy (1966-1980)
Public MeSH Note
86; was see under VAGOTOMY 1981-85
History Note
86(81); was see under VAGOTOMY 1981-85
Date Established
Date of Entry
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Vagotomy, Proximal Gastric Preferred
Vagotomy, Selective Proximal Narrower
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