highly selective vagotomy

highly selective vagotomy
a treatment for peptic ulcers less extensive than the selective vagotomy, consisting of division of only those vagal fibers supplying the acid-secreting glands of the stomach, with preservation of those supplying the antrum as well as the hepatic and celiac branches.

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