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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Addressing a function held on Wednesday to mark International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, he said that 4,000 to 5,000 women were afflicted with fistula in Pakistan every year and, as a result, being segregated in their houses.
'Annually 4 to 5 thousands women in Pakistan being entangled in Fistula and being segregated from the society while in Balochistan total 16000 fistula cases have been registered in last decade.' Professor Haq Nawaz said while addressing a ceremony on World Fistula Day on Wednesday.
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Mulbah says, two of the fistula survivors, who were recruited, could not be treated and have been rescheduled due to the recentness of their cases.
Unlike many fistula victims who delivered at home and suffered obstructed or prolonged labour, Mueni's baby was born in hospital through a caesarean section.
Cholecystocutaneous fistula is a rare disease and generally iatrogenic owing to hepatobiliary surgery (1).
Congenital coronary arteriovenous fistula (CAVF) is a rare anomaly present in 0.002% of the general population, which are often found incidentally during angiographic evaluation.
A 24-year-old nullipara woman presented at the National Obstetric Fistula Centre, Abakaliki with a history of faecaluria, pneumaturia and haematuria of six years duration.
Although obstetric fistula has been eliminated in the industrialised countries, it continues to afflict the most impoverished women and girls in the developing world mainly in the rural areas, where access to healthcare is limited or non-existent.The World Health Organisation (WHO) figures show obstetric fistula affects 50,000 to 100,000 women yearly.
Conventional contrast material-enhanced fistulography was the first modality used in the diagnosis of perianal fistula. The inability to evaluate the anal sphincter complex, secondary extensions of the fistula as well as relevant anatomic compartments and musculature stand as the major drawbacks of this technique.
Objective: To introduce a new technique of fascial slings created from fascia over biceps muscle as an adjunct to Brachiobasilic fistula elevation contributing in the ease of cannulation and position of arm for both nursing staff and the patient.
Five women among every 3000 ever married women of Bangladesh suffer from obstetric fistula, according to a survey of EngenderHealth Bangladesh.
Summary: UHS gynaecologist performs complex procedure to correct vesicouterine fistula on woman
[2] External biliary fistula (Biliocutaneous fistula) are known to occur following trauma as well as surgery.