Atlas of Gastroenterological Endoscopy
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Stomach after Billroth II surgery, afferent loop
afferent loop This picture shows the affernt loop with itīs blind ending section. The polypoid lesion represents the circular suture of duodenum.
;B II-stomach anastomosis
B II-stomach anastomosis B II-stomach anastomosis
The anastomosis is depicted in this photo. Gastric mucosa is seen in the foreground wheras in the background jejunal mucosa protrudes. With the patient lying in a left lateral position the affernt loop (duodenum) runs into the anastomosal area from the top, the efferent loop (jejunum) from the bottom. This picture shows afferent (left side) and effernt (right side).