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Prevention of reflux from the stomach into the oesophagus
  1. G. Kent Harrison,
  2. R. Norton
  1. St. Thomas' Hospital, London, S.E.1


    The results of operating upon 51 patients suffering from gastric reflux are described. The only apparently effective step in the operation was to fix a portion of the oesophagus in the abdominal cavity. The clinical and radiological studies indicate that the lower oesophagus in the abdomen acts as a valve.

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