Afferent Loop Syndrome

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What is Afferent Loop Syndrome ?  

Gastrojejunal loop obstruction, proximal to a gastrojejunostomy.

Cause(s) :  Usually a complication of gastric surgery

Symptoms :  
  • Ingestion of food
  • Nausea
  • Pain
  • Duodenal distension.
Diagnosis and Tests :  
  • Blood Test
  • X - Ray
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (UGI) Endoscopy
Specialist to consult :  Gastroenterology

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