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"I was at death's door. I'd just lost my child who was stillborn and my husband abandoned me," recalls Hadiza Zakaria who suffered a fistula while pregnant—a condition seen as a curse in Niger.
(HealthDay)—For patients with Crohn's disease, the risk of reoperation is increased for those with perianal lesions, according to a study published online Feb. 5 in the Journal of Gastroenterology a...
The HSRIC has completed a horizon scanning review that identified new and emerging regenerative technologies for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases including stomach, pancreas and colorectal c...
The most desirable form of vascular access for most hemodialysis patients is an arteriovenous fistula (AVF). Flow Forward believes it can expand the AVF prevalence rate to 90% with its Arteriovenous F...
Cx601 appeared safe and effective for treatment of complex perianal fistulas in patients with Crohn’s disease refractory to antibiotics, immunosuppressants and/or anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy,...
Cirugia sin Fronteras consists of a network of doctors and hospitals willing to provide surgeries cheaply for California's uninsured residents.
(Wiley) Researchers who combed YouTube for videos regarding peripheral neuropathy, or nerve damage that causes weakness, numbness, and pain in the hands and feet, found 200 videos, but only about half...
(CNN) – Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit Thursday against the anti-abortion activists who secretly taped the group’s officials talking about the sale of fetal tissue and released the hea...
Perianal fistula formation is a rare complication in children after rectal biopsy. Perianal fistula may become difficult to treat; therefore a lot of surgical options are present. One of these options...
Pediatric inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic gastrointestinal disease consisting of Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC). Both disease processes can share similar clinical symptoms in...