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Gastric pH monitoring after pylorus preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy with Billroth I type of reconstruction.

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Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American College of Surgeons
1072-7515
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
179
Issue
2
Pages
129–134
Identifiers
PMID: 7913855
Source
Medline

Abstract

These results indicate that gastric acidity, as it relates to pH 3 and pH 4 holding times, increases after PPPD and that gastric acidity, per se, may not be involved in ulcer formation in these PPPD patients. Furthermore, the results of the study indicate that measuring gastric acidity for longer periods of time during the day and during the night might be important in studies on acid secretion.

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