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Vagotomy Summary

Description: The interruption or removal of any part of the vagus (10th cranial) nerve. Vagotomy may be performed for research or for therapeutic purposes.

Also Known As: Vagotomies

Networked: 3565 relevant articles (98 outcomes, 222 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Vagotomy is Relevant

  1. Ulcer : 24 outcomes 44 studies in 582 results
  2. Duodenal Ulcer (Curling's Ulcer) : 19 outcomes 56 studies in 999 results
  3. Peptic Ulcer (Peptic Ulcers) : 8 outcomes 24 studies in 543 results
  4. Hemorrhage : 5 outcomes 7 studies in 186 results
  5. Bradycardia : 5 outcomes 3 studies in 149 results
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Drugs Related to Vagotomy

  1. Gastrins
  2. Atropine (Hyoscyamine)
  3. Pepsin A (Pepsin)
  4. Insulin (Novolin)
  5. Antral
  6. Propranolol (Inderal)
  7. Cimetidine (Biomet)
  8. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM)
  9. Glucose (Dextrose)
  10. Capsaicin (Zostrix)
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Therapies Related to Vagotomy

  1. Gastrectomy
  2. Gastroenterostomy
  3. Proximal Gastric Vagotomy
  4. Sympathectomy (Sympathectomies)
  5. Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass)
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