1), (2) For large fistulae
with multiple collateral feeders, as described in our patient, embolisation alone may be difficult or unsuccessful.
Role of Martius procedure in the management of urinary-vaginal fistulae
Women whose fistulae
have been surgically repaired may also require social support and services to help them to return to their communities.
MaterCare officials estimate that, for every single childbirth death, as many as 30 Third World women suffer the degenerative effects of obstetric fistulae
after laryngectomy J Laryngol Otol 1970;84(9):897-903.
Treatment of ureteroarterial fistulae
with covered vascular endoprostheses and ureteral occlusion.
Transcatheter coil embolization of multiple bilateral congenital coronary artery fistulae
3) Management of these fistulae
in the setting of sepsis and malnutrition poses a significant surgical challenge.
In the vast majority of cases, fistulae
can be successfully repaired or drastically improved, and the difference this can make to women's lives is enormous.
John Kelly, an English physician in his seventies, has been repairing fistulae
for more than 25 years in several African and Asian countries.
Taheri SA, Kulaylat MN, Grippi J, et al: Surgical treatment of primary aortoduodenal fistulae
Innovative Surgical Implant Enhances Surgeon's Ability to Create Arteriovenous Fistulae
for Dialysis Access
We report 3 cases of salivary fistulae
occurring after parotidectomy.
There has been only a few reports of its use for closure of benign fistulae
in the colon (4).
Antegrade transcatheter closure of coronary artery fistulae
using vascular occlusion devices.