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Absite Review Question #6: Vagotomy

Absite Review Question #6: Vagotomy

Q: What is the effect on the emptying of solids and liquids after a vagotomy is done on a patient with peptic ulcer disease?

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A:  The physiologic alterations caused by truncal vagotomy including accelerated liquid emptying and delayed solid emptying.

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