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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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.
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).