Original communication| Volume 13, ISSUE 1, P136-144, January 1943

The effect of ligation of arteries of the stomach upon acid gastric secretion and upon the endoscopic appearance of the gastric mucosa in the dog

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        1. Ligation of two or three of the large arteries supplying the stomach produced no significant alteration of acid gastric secretion in the dog. Neither did it change the appearance of the gastric mucosa as viewed through the gastroscope.
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        2. Ligation of the four large arteries of the stomach of the dog resulted in death of the animal within six to thirty-six hours. Necrosis of the middle two-thirds to three-fourths of the stomach and generalized peritonitis occurred in the animals surviving for ten hours or more.
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