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The purpose of this investigation is to carry out a clinical evaluation of a newly developed fistula pouching system’s ability to function as a good pouch for fistulas, with the opening on the skin of the stomach or in a wound on the skin of the stomach.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Fistula Pouching System
St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:46:08-0400
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