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ALLMedicine™ Afferent Loop Syndrome Center

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Surgical bypass in malignant afferent loop syndrome.
BMJ Case Reports; Tan K, Ng ZQ et. al.

Aug 15th, 2021 - Surgical bypass in malignant afferent loop syndrome.|2021|Tan K,Ng ZQ,Navadgi S,|diagnostic imaging,etiology,surgery,

Diagnosis and treatment of the afferent loop syndrome.
Clinical Journal of Gastroenterology; Termsinsuk P, Chantarojanasiri T et. al.

Jul 9th, 2020 - Afferent loop syndrome (ALS) is a mechanical complication that arises after gastric surgery with gastrojejunostomy reconstruction. This condition was first described in 1950 by Roux, Pedoussaut, and Marchal to post-gastrectomy patients with biliou...

Endoscopic gastrointestinal anastomosis: a review of established techniques.
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; Marrache MK, Itani MI et. al.

Jul 1st, 2020 - Technologic advancements in the field of therapeutic endoscopy have led to the development of minimally invasive techniques to create GI anastomosis without requiring surgery. Examples of the potential clinical applications include bypassing malig...

Management of afferent loop syndrome after Roux-en-Y subtotal gastrectomy and choledoco...
BMJ Case Reports; Azevedo F, Canhoto C et. al.

Jan 8th, 2020 - Afferent loop syndrome is a rare complication after gastrectomy with Billroth II or Roux-en-Y reconstruction, caused by an obstruction in the proximal loop. The biliary stasis and bacterial overgrowth secondary to this obstruction can lead to repe...

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