International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 11 Issue 2, February 2022


A Rare Case of Afferent Loop Syndrome

Dr. Anuraag Bedekar | Dr. S Rajendran


Abstract: Afferent loop syndrome (ALS) is an uncommon mechanical complication defined by a distal obstruction causing distension of the afferent limb secondary to the accumulation of bile, pancreatic fluid, and proximal small bowel secretions, occurring after procedures involving anastomosis of stomach or esophagus to jejunum. It was described with Billroth II gastrojejunostomy and other Roux-en-y procedures.


Keywords: Afferent Loop Syndrome, Braun Anastomosis, Bilroth I & II


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 2, February 2022,


Pages: 4 - 5


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