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Afferent Loop Syndrome

A complication of gastrojejunostomy (BILLROTH II PROCEDURE), a reconstructive GASTROENTEROSTOMY. It is caused by acute (complete) or chronic (intermittent) obstruction of the afferent jejunal loop due to HERNIA, intussusception, kinking, VOLVULUS, etc. It is characterized by PAIN and VOMITING of BILE-stained fluid.
Also Known As:
Afferent Loop Syndromes; Loop Syndrome, Afferent; Loop Syndromes, Afferent; Syndrome, Afferent Loop; Syndromes, Afferent Loop
Networked: 67 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 2 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Jaundice
2. Vomiting
3. Stomach Neoplasms (Stomach Cancer)
4. Cholangitis
5. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis)

Experts

1. Kim, Seong Hyun: 2 articles (11/2013 - 02/2012)
2. Lee, Don Haeng: 2 articles (11/2013 - 02/2012)
3. Jeong, Seok: 2 articles (11/2013 - 02/2012)
4. Yook, Jeong Hwan: 2 articles (12/2012 - 12/2007)
5. Song, Ho-Young: 2 articles (12/2012 - 12/2007)
6. Kim, Jin Hyoung: 2 articles (12/2012 - 12/2007)
7. Tajiri, Takashi: 2 articles (08/2006 - 05/2005)
8. Kassir, Radwan: 1 article (10/2015)
9. Lointier, Patrice: 1 article (10/2015)
10. Tiffet, Olivier: 1 article (10/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Afferent Loop Syndrome:
1. BariumIBA
2. AmylasesFDA Link
3. Vitamin B 12 (Cyanocobalamin)FDA LinkGeneric
4. IronIBA
5. Fluorouracil (Carac)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Leucovorin (Folinic Acid)FDA Link
7. Barium Sulfate (Barite)IBA
8. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
9. Eosinophilic enteropathyIBA
10. lidofenin (HIDA)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Enterostomy
2. Gastrectomy
3. Gastroenterostomy
4. Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass)
5. Stents