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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-05-21T18:19:10-0400
Anal fistulae are a difficult problem to treat. The optimal treatment for fistula involving the anal sphincter is unclear. Two standardly used methods of treatment are the ligation of in...
Up to date, a sure cure for Crohn's fistula does not known and the fistula recurrence rate is high. On 15 October 2008, orphan designation was granted by Korea FDA for human adipose-derive...
Bronchopleural fistula (BF), an abnormal passage or communication between a bronchus and another part of the body, may develop when there are penetrating wounds of the thorax and after lun...
40000 patients are hemodialysis each year in France . In the case of chronic care, 78% of patients have an arteriovenous fistula. In order to perform the hemodialysis session, 2 technique...
The primary objective of this study is to compare two treatment strategies for establishing dialysis access in patients with unsuitable forearm veins for the standard forearm primary radio...
Colovesical fistula per se is a rare condition and most commonly occurs secondary to diverticular disease in normal patients. Colovesical fistula in the setting of post-renal transplantation is even r...
Cholecystocolonic fistula is a rare condition and is found in roughly 1 in every 10,000. It represents 6.3% to 26.5% of all cholecystenteric fistulas (Chowbey et al., 2006; Angrisani et al., 2001; Yam...
The treatment of anal fistula with the OTSC(over-the-scope-clip) proctology device involves the placement of an elastic alloy clip called Nitinol on the internal fistula opening to achieve fistula hea...
A 63-year-old man developed scrotal swelling that became bilateral over 2 months. His symptoms persisted after treatment for epididymitis, and he developed a scrotal fistula with drainage. Mycobacte...
Post-surgical empyema with bronchopleural fistula can be difficult to manage. We present a case of post-operative empyema with bronchopleural fistula that was successfully treated non-operatively by p...
An abnormal anatomical passage between the INTESTINE, and another segment of the intestine or other organs. External intestinal fistula is connected to the SKIN (enterocutaneous fistula). Internal intestinal fistula can be connected to a number of organs, such as STOMACH (gastrocolic fistula), the BILIARY TRACT (cholecystoduodenal fistula), or the URINARY BLADDER of the URINARY TRACT (colovesical fistula). Risk factors include inflammatory processes, cancer, radiation treatment, and surgical misadventures (MEDICAL ERRORS).
An abnormal anatomical passage that connects the VAGINA to other organs, such as the bladder (VESICOVAGINAL FISTULA) or the rectum (RECTOVAGINAL FISTULA).
A fistula between the maxillary sinus and the oral cavity.
Abnormal passage communicating with the ESOPHAGUS. The most common type is TRACHEOESOPHAGEAL FISTULA between the esophagus and the TRACHEA.
A fistula between a salivary duct or gland and the cutaneous surface of the oral cavity.