Nerve of Latarjet

The nerve of Latarjet or the posterior nerve of the lesser curvature is a branch of the anterior vagal trunk which supplies the pylorus.[1] It is cut in selective vagotomy and preserved in highly selective vagotomy.


  1. ^ Ellis, Harold; Mahadevan, Vishy (2010). "Peritoneal cavity". Clinical Anatomy: Applied Anatomy for Students and Junior Doctors (12 ed.). John Wiley and Sons. p. 81. ISBN 978-1-4051-8617-9.

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