fistula


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a chronic inflammation of the withers of a horse

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an abnormal passage leading from a suppurating cavity to the body surface

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Chronic kidney disease patients who require a hemodialysis AV fistula currently do not have an endovascular option for its creation," said Dr.
An esophagram revealed a small fistula extending from an ulcer in the greater curvature of the cardia of the stomach toward the left lower chest (Figure 4).
Action on Fistula is led by the charity Fistula Foundation and funded by Astellas Pharma EMEA.
He said that fistula is a disease in which layer separating reproductive and digestive system in lower part of the abdomen rupture due to obstructive or abnormal child birth.
Pacientes y metodos: Se realizo un estudio controlado, prospectivo, randomizado durante 4 meses (48 sesiones) para comparar la puncion con cateter fistula (casos) versus a aguja estandard (controles) en pacientes en hemodialisis prevalentes dializados por fistula arteriovenosa humeral.
An esophagorespiratory fistula (ERF) is an anomalous connection between the esophagus and a portion of the respiratory tract.
We think that closing the fistula tract by injecting Spongostan particles into the colonic fistula tract is effective and reliable.
In this article, we report an unusual case of a complete second branchial cleft anomaly that presented as a draining neck fistula and a tonsillar cyst.
South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal state has launched a campaign aimed at eradicating fistula (ST)
The health experts called upon the government to take pragmatic steps for prevention of primitive and traditional way of pregnancy, to overcome with increasing cases of obstetric fistula, and to meet with the relevant MDG by end of 2015.
There are occasions when the Fistula may fail to do so.
Depending on the type of fistula, shunt volume and site of the shunt the clinical presentations are changing.
Abstract: Obstetric fistula is a complication of pregnancy that affects women following prolonged obstructed labour.
There are two obstetric fistula centers in Yemen; one is in Sana'a at the Al-Thawara Hospital and treats cases from the northern area patients, and the other is in Aden at the Al-Wahda Hospital, for southern patients.