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Descriptor English:   Vagotomy, Truncal 
Descriptor Spanish:   Vagotomía Troncal 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Vagotomia Troncular 
Synonyms English:   Truncal Vagotomies
Truncal Vagotomy
Vagotomies, Truncal  
Tree Number:   E04.525.210.105.600.850.860
Definition English:   Bilateral dissection of the abdominal branches of the vagus nerve. It is used frequently in the surgical management of duodenal and gastric ulcers, as well as in physiologic studies of gastrointestinal secretion and motility. 
History Note English:   89 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects CL classification
EC economics ED education
ES ethics HI history
IS instrumentation LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods MO mortality
NU nursing PX psychology
RH rehabilitation ST standards
SN statistics & numerical data TD trends
VE veterinary  
Record Number:   23854 
Unique Identifier:   D015167 

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