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Heineke-Mikulicz pyloroplasty

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Pyloroplasty of the stomach, done to enlarge the outlet of the stomach and to make it nonfunctional.

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Pyloroplasty of the stomach, done to enlarge the outlet of the stomach and to make it nonfunctional. A short longitudinal incision is made through all layers of the pylorus and closed transveresely. Used after truncal vagotom.

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