Disease Information for Vagotomy

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Diarrhea
Nausea
Postprandial bloating/fullness
Postprandial bowel movement/urge
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Gastrectomy
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Gastrin, serum (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Isotope Scan
Isotope/Gastric Emptying Delay
X-RAY With contrast
UGI/Duodenum dilatation
UGI/Gastric Emptying Time Delay
UGI/Gastric retention
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Achalasia syndrome
Associated Disease & Complications
Achalasia syndrome
Esophageal motility disorder
Gastric Retention Chronic
Gastroparesis/atony
Gastropathy Atonic
Hypergastrinemia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Stomach disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Delayed gastric emptying/gastrostasis
Pathophysiology/Parasympathetic denervation
Process
PROCESS/Surgery (ex)
Definition

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

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