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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.