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Synonyms for fistula

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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The Novel Endovascular Access Trial (NEAT) is evaluating the safety and efficacy of the everlinQ endoAVF System to create an endovascular arteriovenous fistula (AVF) -- or an endoAVF -- for dialysis access using radiofrequency energy.
The cause of gastropericardial fistulas after esophagogastric surgeries is not well understood, but the development of gastric ulcers usually precedes the fistula (7).
Astellas today announces that, just over a year on from the launch of Action on Fistula, 582 Kenyan women with obstetric fistula have successfully been treated with life changing reconstructive surgery.
Esophagorespiratory fistulas are commonly associated with malignancy or trauma; they are rarely seen in the immunocompromised patient.
We think that closing the fistula tract by injecting Spongostan particles into the colonic fistula tract is effective and reliable.
1) Recurrence rates for branchial fistulas after surgical intervention have been reported to range from 4 to 10%.
MULTAN -- Early age marriages and pregnancy complications were main causes of developing fistula in women, said Head of Urology Department at NMI Dr Rafiq Anjum.
To prevent this, one has to take proper care of the Fistulas.
Abstract: Obstetric fistula is a complication of pregnancy that affects women following prolonged obstructed labour.
Morren said other staff at the hospital also participated to learn more about fistulas.
Central Bronchopleural Fistulas Closed by Bronchoscopic Injection of Absolute Ethanol.
Extradural arteriovenous fistulas involving the vertebral artery in neurofibromatosis type 1.
Obstetric fistulas remain largely unknown to women living in Western Europe, Canada, and the United States, where medical care or other professional assistance such as midwives is available to women before, during, and after childbirth.