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vagotomy

I had a vagotomy in 1972 for stomach ulcers. In the past 20 years, I have periodic heart arithmia, usually when there is some stress in my life. Could there be a relationship between having the vagas nerve cut and the heart condition?
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HI and welcome.....I was unaware that this proceedure was done to help cut done on excess acid production...did u have part of ur stomach removed as well?

I do know that pressure on the vagus nerve can cause heart palps.....

What benefits other than the aicd production did the dr give u...nething long term?


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