Research Article| Volume 50, ISSUE 3, P233-238, July 1956

Peptic ulcer and pulmonary tuberculosis

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      • 1.
        Sixteen cases of pulmonary tuberculosis who have undergone partial gastrectomy for peptic ulceration are analyzed and compared with 21 cases of peptic ulcer treated medically.
      • 2.
        The possible effect of weight loss is discussed.
      • 3.
        The conclusion is reached that any adverse effect which peptic ulcer may have on pulmonary tuberculosis is unlikely to be much increased by partial gastrectomy.
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