Gastric emptying after posterior truncal vagotomy with seromyotomy of the anterior lesser curve assessed by epigastric impedance


Grant Data
Project Title
Gastric emptying after posterior truncal vagotomy with seromyotomy of the anterior lesser curve assessed by epigastric impedance
Principal Investigator
Professor Branicki, Frank James   (Principal investigator)
Start Date
1986-06-01
Amount
7500
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Grant Type
Pauline Chan Medical Research Fund
Funding Year
1987/1988
Status
Completed
Objectives
To study gastric emptying in all patients undergoing posterior truncal vagotomy with seromyotomy of the anterior lesser curve both pre- and post-operatively; to study and compare gastric emptying in 300 patients who have previously had vagotomy withpyloroplasty, vagotomy with antrectomy or proximal gastric vagotomy; to investigate patients with gastric outlet obstruction symptoms; to study gastric emptying in normal children; and to study gastric emptying in children with gastro-intestinal diseases including duodenal ulceration, previous congenital hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, Hirschsprung's disease etc.