Vomiting of pure bile may occur in up to 10% of patients following a gastrectomy (1)
It may follow any operation in which the pylorus has been removed or bypassed but is most common following Polya II reconstruction or gastroenterostomy.
- Venables, C.W. (1994). Problems after gastric surgery. Medicine International, 22(6), 241-4.
Last reviewed 01/2018