Gastrectomy in bleeding duodenal and gastric ulcer in childhood

I. Wolfstein, R. Shafir, D. B. Tulcinsky

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Three of 30 children with duodenal or gastric ulcers underwent subtotal gastrectomy. All 3 had bleeding ulcers and were over 10 years of age. Peptic ulcer has become more frequently diagnosed in childhood in the last decade. More aggressive surgery is the treatment of choice in the complicated ulcer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)485-487
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Surgery
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1973
Externally publishedYes


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