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Pyloroplasty is a surgical procedure used to widen the pylorus – the valve between the stomach and the small intestine. The procedure allows stomach contents to empty more easily into the small intestine. Pyloroplasty is more likely to be used if gastroparesis is associated with a vagus nerve injury following surgery. 


If you are interested in other gastrointestinal-focused information and intervention websites developed and hosted at
Swinburne University of Technology,
please go to:

IBSclinic.mindovergut.com for individuals with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBDclinic.mindovergut.com for individuals with Inflammatory Bowel Disease


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