Afferent loop obstruction after gastric cancer surgery: helical CT findings

@article{Kim2002AfferentL,
  title={
Afferent loop obstruction after gastric cancer surgery: helical CT findings},
  author={H.-C. Kim and Joon Koo Han and Ki Whang Kim and Young Hoon Kim and H.-K. Yang and Seung Hyup Kim and H-S Won and Kyoung Ho Lee and Byung Ihn Choi},
  journal={Abdominal Imaging},
  year={2002},
  volume={28},
  pages={624-630}
}
Background: We reviewed the computed tomographic (CT) findings of afferent loop obstruction and assessed the value of helical CT in determining the underlying cause.Methods: Helical CT scans of 18 patients (12 men and six women; age range = 35–67, mean age = 50 years) with afferent loop obstruction were reviewed. All patients had gastric cancer. Ten patients had undergone radical subtotal gastrectomy with Billroth II gastrojejunostomy, and eight had undergone total gastrectomy with Roux-en-Y… CONTINUE READING
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