data-dumping: Gastric Dumping

data-dumpingR Documentation

Gastric Dumping

Description

A contingency table relating surgical operation, centre and severity of gastric dumping, a syndrome associated with gastric surgery.

Usage

data(dumping)

Format

A 3x4x4 table of counts cross-classified by Symptom (none/slight/moderate), Operation (Vd/Va/Vh/Gr) and Centre (1:4).

Details

Gastric dumping syndrome is a condition where ingested foods bypass the stomach too rapidly and enter the small intestine largely undigested. It is an undesirable side-effect of gastric surgery. The table summarizes the results of a study comparing four different surgical operations on patients with duodenal ulcer, carried out in four centres, as described in Grizzle et al (1969). The four operations were: vagotomy and drainage, vagotomy and antrectomy (removal of 25\ (removal of 50\ 75\

Source

Grizzle JE, Starmer CF, Koch GG (1969) Analysis of categorical data by linear models. Biometrics 25(3):489-504.

Examples


data(dumping) 
plot(dumping) 


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