digestive system fistula

Summary

Summary: An abnormal passage communicating between any components of the digestive system, or between any part of the digestive system and surrounding organ(s).

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  1. ncbi Bouveret's syndrome as a rare complication of cholecystolithiasis: report of a case
    Nissim Geron
    Department of Surgery B, Carmel Medical Center, 7 Michal Street, Haifa 34362, Israel
    Surg Today 33:66-8. 2003
  2. ncbi Endoscopic treatment of postoperative fistulas resistant to conservative management using biological fibrin glue
    L R Rabago
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Severo Ochoa Leganes, Madrid, Spain
    Endoscopy 34:632-8. 2002
  3. ncbi Pancreas retransplantation in patient with previous simultaneous pancreas kidney transplantation (SKP)--first case in Poland
    Marek Durlik
    Department of Gastroenterological and Transplantation Surgery, Central Clinical Hospital of Ministry of Internal Affairs and Administration, Warsaw, Poland
    Ann Transplant 11:12-4. 2006
  4. ncbi Intestinal perforation in Crohn's disease. Factors predictive of surgical resection
    Hélène Brihier
    Service de Gastroentérologie et Nutrition et Service de Chirurgie, Hopital Saint Antoine, Paris
    Gastroenterol Clin Biol 29:1105-11. 2005
  5. ncbi Cystoscopic removal of a large-caliber bullet from the left ureter: a case report of missile migration after a gunshot wound
    Jonathan T Miller
    Department of Surgery, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 56:1141-3. 2004
  6. ncbi Treatment of early duodenal fistula after orthotopic liver transplantation: a case report
    Yun Lu
    Department of Hepatobiliary Vascular Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Medical College, Qingdao University, Qingdao 266003, China
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 2:155-7. 2003
  7. ncbi Long-term oral tacrolimus therapy in refractory to infliximab fistulizing Crohn's disease: a pilot study
    Yago Gonzalez-Lama
    Gastroenterology and Hepatology Department, Puerta de Hierro Clinic, Madrid, Spain
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 11:8-15. 2005
  8. ncbi The endovascular management of open aortic surgery complications with emergency stent-graft repair in high-risk patients
    A Ascoli Marchetti
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 48:315-21. 2007
  9. ncbi Sequential changes of body composition in patients with enterocutaneous fistula during the 10 days after admission
    Xin Bo Wang
    Nanjing University, Research Institute of General Surgery, Naning General Hospital, People s Liberation Army, Jiangsu Province, China
    World J Gastroenterol 8:1149-52. 2002
  10. doi Responding to 4 gastrointestinal complications in cancer patients
    Jeanne Held-Warmkessel
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Nursing 38:32-8; quiz 39. 2008

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  1. ncbi Bouveret's syndrome as a rare complication of cholecystolithiasis: report of a case
    Nissim Geron
    Department of Surgery B, Carmel Medical Center, 7 Michal Street, Haifa 34362, Israel
    Surg Today 33:66-8. 2003
    ..The mortality rate has improved to 12% in recent years. Herein we report the case of a 76-year-old woman with Bouveret's syndrome, and review the literature on this unusual entity...
  2. ncbi Endoscopic treatment of postoperative fistulas resistant to conservative management using biological fibrin glue
    L R Rabago
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Severo Ochoa Leganes, Madrid, Spain
    Endoscopy 34:632-8. 2002
    ..Postoperative fistulae occur frequently in standard surgical practice, but there is no general agreement on how to treat them. We summarize here our experience with endoscopic treatment...
  3. ncbi Pancreas retransplantation in patient with previous simultaneous pancreas kidney transplantation (SKP)--first case in Poland
    Marek Durlik
    Department of Gastroenterological and Transplantation Surgery, Central Clinical Hospital of Ministry of Internal Affairs and Administration, Warsaw, Poland
    Ann Transplant 11:12-4. 2006
    ..Enteroplasty was performed. Three months after surgery the patient remains normoglycemic, insulin-independent with good kidney function...
  4. ncbi Intestinal perforation in Crohn's disease. Factors predictive of surgical resection
    Hélène Brihier
    Service de Gastroentérologie et Nutrition et Service de Chirurgie, Hopital Saint Antoine, Paris
    Gastroenterol Clin Biol 29:1105-11. 2005
    ..New medical therapeutic options challenge the usual surgical management of Crohn's disease patients with intestinal perforation...
  5. ncbi Cystoscopic removal of a large-caliber bullet from the left ureter: a case report of missile migration after a gunshot wound
    Jonathan T Miller
    Department of Surgery, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 56:1141-3. 2004
  6. ncbi Treatment of early duodenal fistula after orthotopic liver transplantation: a case report
    Yun Lu
    Department of Hepatobiliary Vascular Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Medical College, Qingdao University, Qingdao 266003, China
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 2:155-7. 2003
    ..On April 28, 200, we performed orthotopic liver transplantation for a patient at our hospital. Eight days after operation duodenal fistula developed, but cured after 13-day treatment...
  7. ncbi Long-term oral tacrolimus therapy in refractory to infliximab fistulizing Crohn's disease: a pilot study
    Yago Gonzalez-Lama
    Gastroenterology and Hepatology Department, Puerta de Hierro Clinic, Madrid, Spain
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 11:8-15. 2005
    ..To evaluate efficacy and safety of oral tacrolimus in cases of fistulizing Crohn's disease (FCD), which is refractory to conventional therapy including infliximab...
  8. ncbi The endovascular management of open aortic surgery complications with emergency stent-graft repair in high-risk patients
    A Ascoli Marchetti
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 48:315-21. 2007
    ..Further evaluation of this technique and longer follow-up will determine its exact role in the management of these life-threatening complications...
  9. ncbi Sequential changes of body composition in patients with enterocutaneous fistula during the 10 days after admission
    Xin Bo Wang
    Nanjing University, Research Institute of General Surgery, Naning General Hospital, People s Liberation Army, Jiangsu Province, China
    World J Gastroenterol 8:1149-52. 2002
    ..To investigate the sequential changes of body composition in the metabolic response that occurred in a group of patients with enterocutaneous fistula after admission to the hospital...
  10. doi Responding to 4 gastrointestinal complications in cancer patients
    Jeanne Held-Warmkessel
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Nursing 38:32-8; quiz 39. 2008
    ..If your patient has cancer, be prepared to help her manage such serious GI complications as bowel obstruction, peritonitis, fistula formation, and intestinal perforation...
  11. ncbi [Postoperative entero-cutaneous fistula]
    José Luis Martínez-Ordaz
    Servicio de Gastrocirugía, Hospital de Especialidades Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Naucalpan de Juárez, Estado de Mexico
    Gac Med Mex 139:144-51. 2003
    ..Uncontrolled sepsis should be attacked as early as possible. Although spontaneous closure has increased in most series, it is likely that the majority of patients will require an operation and this should be performed at the proper time...
  12. ncbi Duodeno-pleural fistula: a rare complication of peptic ulcer perforation
    P E Nwose
    Department of Surgery, Nnamdi Azikiwe Teaching Hospital, Nnewi
    Niger J Clin Pract 9:84-6. 2006
    ..We present a rare case of duodenopleural fistula following subdiaphragmatic abscess, which resulted in thoracic empyema after gastric perforation...
  13. doi Repeat sleeve gastrectomy compared with primary sleeve gastrectomy: a single-center, matched case study
    Lionel Rebibo
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Amiens University Hospital and Jules Verne University of Picardie, Place Victor Pauchet, 80054, Amiens Cedex 01, France
    Obes Surg 22:1909-15. 2012
    ..05). Re-SG is feasible but appears to be associated with a greater risk of complications. Nevertheless, re-SG can produce results (in terms of weight loss), equivalent to those obtained after first-line SG...
  14. ncbi The use of gastrostomy procedures in HNC patients
    A G Anghel
    E N T Department, Coltea Clinical Hospital, Bucharest, Romania
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 108:341-5. 2013
    ..To analyse the gastrostomy procedures performed in HNC patients admitted to Coltea Clinical Hospital in order to underline the similarities and differences to the data published worldwide...
  15. doi Endoscopic management of hepatic hydatid cyst with biliary communication
    Barjesh C Sharma
    Department of Gastroenterology, G B Pant Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Dig Endosc 24:267-70. 2012
    ..Surgical management of biliary fistulas is associated with high morbidity and mortality. We carried out a prospective study of endoscopic management of hydatid cysts communicating with bile ducts in 28 patients...
  16. pmc Efficacy and safety of over-the-scope clip: including complications after endoscopic submucosal dissection
    Noriko Nishiyama
    Department of Gastroenterology and Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa 761 0796, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 19:2752-60. 2013
    ..To retrospectively review the results of over-the-scope clip (OTSC) use in our hospital and to examine the feasibility of using the OTSC to treat perforations after endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD)...
  17. ncbi [Clinical characteristics, diagnosis and treatment of digestive tract leakage after orthotopic liver transplantation]
    Jian Zhou
    Organ Transplantation Center, the First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510080, China
    Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi 50:222-5. 2012
    ..To investigate the clinical characteristics, diagnosis and treatment of digestive tract leakage after orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT)...
  18. pmc Perianal Crohn's disease findings other than fistulas in a population-based cohort
    Laurent Peyrin-Biroulet
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 18:43-8. 2012
    ..The cumulative incidence of and risk factors for perianal Crohn's disease (CD) for findings other than fistulas are unknown...
  19. doi Abdominothoracic fistulas due to complicated echinococcosis
    Y A Karamustafaoglu
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 60:131-4. 2012
    ..Abdominothoracic fistulas are severe complications of hydatid disease. We report here on the results of surgical treatment of hydatid abdominopleural fistulas in 6 patients...
  20. doi Common bile duct stones: an unusual case of diarrhoea through a mucous fistula
    P T Davey
    Southern Health and Social Care Trust, Belfast, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 94:e221-2. 2012
    ..The patient was treated successfully by endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and stone extraction. This case demonstrated the role that contrast enema may still play in unusual cases of diarrhoea...
  21. doi Biochemical analysis of cystic fluid in the diagnosis of fetal intra-abdominal masses
    Edouard Lecarpentier
    Gynecologie Obstetrique, Hopital Robert Debre, AP HP, Universite Paris Diderot, Paris, France
    Prenat Diagn 32:627-31. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate a biochemical analysis of fluid sampled in utero from fetal abdominal cystic masses...
  22. doi Simultaneous gastric band removal and sleeve gastrectomy: a comparison with front-line sleeve gastrectomy
    Lionel Rebibo
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Amiens University Hospital Jules Verne University of Picardie, Place Victor Pauchet, 80054, Amiens Cedex 01, France
    Obes Surg 22:1420-6. 2012
    ..Weight loss after RGB + LSG validates the concept of "restrictive surgery after restrictive surgery". We did not find any independent risk factors that would have justified the avoidance of RGB + SG...
  23. ncbi [Nutritional therapy and digestive tract fistulas]
    Antonio Carlos L Campos
    Departamento de Cirurgia da Universidade Federal do Parand, Curitiba, Brasil
    Acta Gastroenterol Latinoam 37:118-25. 2007
  24. ncbi Pyeloduodenal fistula due to advanced upper tract malignancy
    David J Hernandez
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Urology 69:1206-7. 2007
  25. ncbi Acute suppurative thyroiditis in children secondary to pyriform sinus fistula
    T R Sai Prasad
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, 100, Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 229899, Singapore
    Pediatr Surg Int 23:779-83. 2007
    ..High index of suspicion and radiological investigations such as barium studies and computed tomography scan aid in the delineation and excision of the fistulous tract...
  26. ncbi Intraductal papillary mucinous carcinoma with atypical manifestations: report of two cases
    Seung Eun Lee
    Department of Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    World J Gastroenterol 13:1622-5. 2007
    ..These two cases suggest that IPMN can either spontaneously rupture causing mucinous materials to spill into the free abdominal cavity or directly invade adjacent organs resulting in fistula development...
  27. ncbi [Endoscopic treatment of gastrointestinal fistulas with biological fibrin glue]
    Luis Ramón Rábago
    Sección de Digestivo Hospital Severo Ochoa Leganés Madrid España
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 29:390-6. 2006
    ..We summarize our experience of endoscopic treatment of gastrointestinal fistulas with fibrin glue...
  28. ncbi Diagnosis of aortoenteric fistulas with CT angiography
    Klaus D Hagspiel
    Department of Radiology, Division of Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging, University of Virginia Health System, Box 800170, Lee St, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 18:497-504. 2007
    ....
  29. ncbi Placement of a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding tube via a cervical pharyngocutaneous fistula
    L Lujber
    Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Pecs University Medical School, Pecs, Hungary
    Endoscopy 38:E57. 2006
  30. ncbi [Association between vascular endothelial growth factor gene 936 T/C polymorphism and colorectal cancer together with anastomotic leakage]
    Guo yang Wu
    Department of General Surgery, Zhongshan Hospital, Xiamen University, Amoy, China
    Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi 44:1505-7. 2006
    ..To investigate the association between VEGF gene 936 T/C polymorphism and colorectal cancer together with anastomotic leakage...
  31. ncbi Nicorandil-induced peristomal ulcers: is nicorandil also associated with gastrointestinal fistula formation?
    S Ogden
    Br J Dermatol 156:608-9. 2007
  32. ncbi Adalimumab for maintenance of clinical response and remission in patients with Crohn's disease: the CHARM trial
    Jean Frederic Colombel
    Department of Hepatogastroenterology, Hopital Claude Huriez, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Lille, Rue Michel Polonovski, 59037 Lille, France
    Gastroenterology 132:52-65. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi Pulse granulomas detected in gallbladder, fallopian tube, and skin
    Dennis D Rhee
    University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Irvine, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:1839-42. 2006
    ..Pulse granulomas are rare and have occupied only the lungs, in association with aspiration, and the alimentary canal, in association with oral pathology, colonic diverticula, and a rectal mass...
  34. ncbi Factors associated with failure in managing pelvic sepsis after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA)--a multivariate analysis
    Ismail Sagap
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Surgery 140:691-703; discussion 703-4. 2006
    ..Pelvic sepsis is known to cause a detrimental outcome after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA). The aim of this study was to examine potential factors associated with failure in managing pelvic sepsis after IPAA...
  35. ncbi Hepatopulmonary fistula caused by alveolar echinococcosis: report of a case
    Tatsuhiko Kakisaka
    Department of General Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, North 15, West 7, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Surg Today 36:937-40. 2006
    ..We report this case to emphasize that the first-line treatment for a hepatopulmonary fistula caused by HAE should be radical surgery, which results in relief of symptoms and a good outcome...
  36. ncbi Two cases of refractory post-bulbar duodenal ulcer
    Tateki Yamane
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, The Jikei University Kashiwa Hospital, Kashiwa
    Intern Med 46:1413-7. 2007
    ....
  37. ncbi Large gastrosplenic fistula after effective treatment of abdominal diffuse large-B-cell lymphoma
    Moritz Palmowski
    Ann Hematol 87:337-8. 2008
  38. doi Update on open abdomen management: achievements and challenges
    Rao R Ivatury
    Department of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1200 East Broad Street, W15E, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    World J Surg 33:1150-3. 2009
    ..Recent advances in the management of the open abdomen have provided the means to overcome the challenges and reap the benefits...
  39. doi Randomised clinical trial: certolizumab pegol for fistulas in Crohn's disease - subgroup results from a placebo-controlled study
    S Schreiber
    Department of Medicine I, Christian Albrechts University, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Kiel, Germany
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 33:185-93. 2011
    ..Treatment options for fistulizing Crohn's disease (CD) are limited...
  40. doi Intestinopericardial fistula presenting as cardiac tamponade
    David Singh
    Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:1178-9. 2009
    ..Early identification of the disease coupled with prompt surgical intervention maximizes a patient's chance of survival and reduced morbidity...
  41. doi No 'bypass' in adult ruminants: passage of fluid ingested vs. fluid inserted into the rumen in fistulated muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus), reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) and moose (Alces alces)
    Isabel Lechner
    Clinic for Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 154:151-6. 2009
    ..We suggest that effects previously ascribed to a "rumen bypass" in wild ruminants most likely reflect differences in the passage from the rumen...
  42. doi Rectourethral fistula stenting: a technique for better fistula visualization and efficient repair
    Ayman Mahdy
    Department of Urology, Section Female Urology and Voiding Dysfunction, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida 33331, USA
    Surg Innov 16:289-92. 2009
    ..All cases had either brachytherapy as a monotherapy or combined brachytherapy and external beam radiotherapy. All cases had the fistula completely healed except for one failed case that had a 2-cm fistula...
  43. ncbi Epidemiology and diagnosis of endograft infection
    S D Hobbs
    Regional Vascular Unit, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 51:5-14. 2010
    ..This paper presents a detailed analysis of the features of all cases reported to date and examines the aetiology, pathogenesis and imaging of endograft infection and aorto-enteric fistula...
  44. doi Surgical procedures and morbidities of diaphragmatic surgery in patients undergoing initial or interval debulking surgery for advanced-stage ovarian cancer
    Sebastien Gouy
    Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    J Am Coll Surg 210:509-14. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate modalities and morbidities of DS at the time of initial surgery (INS) and interval debulking surgery (IDS; performed after neoadjuvant chemotherapy)...
  45. doi Treatment algorithm for postoperative upper gastrointestinal fistulas and leaks using combined vicryl plug and fibrin glue
    G Bohm
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Endoscopy 42:599-602. 2010
    ....
  46. doi Roux-en-Y reconstruction using staplers during pancreaticoduodenectomy: results of a prospective preliminary study
    Yoshihiro Sakamoto
    Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    Surg Today 39:32-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to reveal the utility of alimentary reconstruction using staplers during pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD), focusing on the occurrence of delayed gastric emptying...
  47. doi Extracorporeal photopheresis for the treatment of refractory Crohn's disease: results of an open-label pilot study
    Maria T Abreu
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101 6960, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 15:829-36. 2009
    ..A prospective, uncontrolled pilot study was conducted to evaluate the safety and efficacy of ECP in patients with active Crohn's disease (CD) who were refractory to or intolerant of immunosuppressants and/or anti-TNF therapies...
  48. ncbi [Complications of pulmonary resection]
    C Jayle
    Unité de chirurgie thoracique et cardiaque, Pôle Coeur Poumon, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Poitiers, Universite de Poitiers, France
    Rev Mal Respir 24:967-82. 2007
    ..Surgical pulmonary resection remains the most effective treatment of non-small cell lung cancer which is its principal indication. Peri-operative mortality remains fairly high and is associated with post operative complications...
  49. ncbi Diagnosis and management of primary aortoenteric fistulas--experience learned from eighteen patients
    Yang Song
    Emergency Department, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China
    Surgery 143:43-50. 2008
    ..Misdiagnosis of primary aortoenteric fistula (PAEF) frequently occurs in clinical practice owing to the rarity of this condition. Herein we present the experience of diagnosis and management for PAEF...
  50. doi Serum albumin level in the management of postoperative enteric fistula for gastrointestinal cancer patients
    Chien Yu Lu
    Nutrition Support Team and Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, No 100 Tzyou 1st Road, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    J Invest Surg 21:25-32. 2008
    ....
  51. doi Context for WOC practice: larval debridement therapy, abdominal fistula pouch, hyperglycemia, and wound infections
    Mikel Gray
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 35:370-2. 2008
  52. doi Successful bridging treatment and healing of enteric fistulae by vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) therapy and targeted drainage in patients with open abdomen
    Stefan Stremitzer
    Department of General Surgery, Medical University Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Int J Colorectal Dis 26:661-6. 2011
    ..The object of this study was to investigate the bridging treatment of enteric fistulae by vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) therapy in patients with open abdomen...
  53. ncbi Efficacy and tolerability of immunoregulators and antibiotics in fistulizing Crohn's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of placebo-controlled trials
    Shekoufeh Nikfar
    Faculty of Pharmacy, and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Tehran University of Medical, Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Curr Pharm Des 16:3684-98. 2010
    ..This meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials was conducted to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of two drug groups (immunoregulators and antibiotics) in the treatment of fistula in Crohn's disease (CD)...
  54. doi Outcome after endovascular stent graft repair of aortoenteric fistula: A systematic review
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital of Larissa, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    J Vasc Surg 49:782-9. 2009
    ..Endovascular stent graft repair has been attempted, but recurrent infection remains of major concern. We conducted a systematic review to assess potential factors associated with poor outcome after endovascular treatment...
  55. doi Gallstone ileus--an atypical presentation and unusual location
    Shamita Chatterjee
    Department of General Surgery, R G Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kshudiram Bose Sarani, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    Int J Surg 6:e55-6. 2008
    ..Intraoperatively the gallstone was found impacted at the duodeno-jejunal flexure. Impaction of gallstone at the duodeno-jejunal flexure is yet to be reported in literature...
  56. doi Intra-abdominal fistulas in surgically treated Crohn's disease patients
    Yong Sik Yoon
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Ulsan College of Medicine and Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Pungnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul, 138 736, Korea
    World J Surg 34:1924-9. 2010
    ..We assessed the clinical presentation of intra-abdominal fistulas in patients with CD and compared the clinicopathologic characteristics of CD with and without fistulas...
  57. ncbi [Clinical experience with silicon pharyngeal tube for pharyngocutaneous fistula and cervical esophagus stenosis]
    Masayuki Tomifuji
    Department of Otolaryngology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo
    Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho 109:530-4. 2006
    ..Silicon pharyngeal tubes are useful for the treatment of pharyngocutaneous fistula and cervical esophageal stenosis...
  58. ncbi [Conservative treatment of the digestive fistulas: personal experience]
    Maurizio Castriconi
    AORN A Cardarelli, Napoli UOC Chirurgia d Urgenza
    Ann Ital Chir 76:523-7. 2005
    ..The authors, thanks to experience obtained in an Unit for the treatment of digestive fistulas, discuss the possibility of a conservative treatment for the anastomotic fistulas...
  59. ncbi [Management of enteric fistula]
    Jieshou Li
    Research Institute of General Surgery, General Hospital of Nanjing Command, People s Liberation Army, Nanjing 210002, China
    Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi 40:100-3. 2002
    ..To evaluate the essentials for successful management of entero-cutaneous fistulas and their...
  60. ncbi Amebic liver abscess with a hepatogastric fistula
    Yu Ting Chang
    National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Gastrointest Endosc 56:906. 2002
  61. ncbi Endoclips for GI endoscopy
    Gottumukkala S Raju
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0764, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 59:267-79. 2004
  62. ncbi Complications of stent placement for benign stricture of gastrointestinal tract
    Ying Sheng Cheng
    Department of Radiology, Sixth People s Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200233, China
    World J Gastroenterol 10:284-6. 2004
    ..To observe the frequent complications of stent placement for stricture of the gastrointestinal tract and to find proper treatment...
  63. ncbi [Somatostatin in the treatment of pancreatic diseases]
    Anna Mária Németh
    Orv Hetil 143:1099-108. 2002
    ..In experimental and acute pancreatitis somatostatin and octreotide were less effective than expected, however, they proved to be helpful in preventing complications of pancreatic operations and in the therapy of fistulas and pseudocysts...
  64. pmc Diaphragmatic defect with peritoneopericardial communication
    Andrew S Olearchyk
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, New Jersey 08103, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 30:328-31. 2003
    ..Three years later, the patient was doing well, with a normally functioning pericardial valve in the aortic position and no sign of omentum around the heart...
  65. ncbi [Aorto-intestinal anastomosis as a complication of abdominal aortic aneurysm]
    A A Babkov
    Vestn Khir Im I I Grek 161:97-8. 2002
  66. ncbi Association of peripapillary fistula with common bile duct stones and cholangitis
    Melih Karincaoglu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey
    ANZ J Surg 73:884-6. 2003
    ..Peripapillary choledochoduodenal fistula (PCDF) is occasionally detected during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. Cholelithiasis and biliary bougienage are two suspected causes of PCDF...
  67. ncbi Early oral feeding following total laryngectomy
    Levent Saydam
    Department of Otolaryngology, Bayindir Medical Center, Ankara and the Department of Otolaryngology, Inonu University Medical School, Malatya, Turkey
    Am J Otolaryngol 23:277-81. 2002
    ..In this article we analyze our experience with special emphasis given to the early start of postoperative feeding...
  68. pmc Acute cholecystitis
    Adrian A Indar
    Section of Gastrointestinal Surgery, University Hospital Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2UH
    BMJ 325:639-43. 2002
  69. ncbi Critical oropharyngocutaneous fistulas after microsurgical head and neck reconstruction: indications for management using the "tissue-plug" technique
    Christopher J Salgado
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 112:957-63. 2003
    ....
  70. ncbi Endoscopic transpapillary gallbladder drainage for closure of calculous gallbladder perforation and cholecystoduodenal fistula
    Todd H Baron
    Mayo Medical Center, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 56:753-5. 2002
  71. ncbi Superior mesenteric artery-duodenal fistula presenting as a late complication of an abdominal gunshot wound
    Maurizio A Miglietta
    Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1595, USA
    J Trauma 52:554-5. 2002
  72. ncbi Images in clinical medicine. Actinomyces hepatic abscess with cutaneous fistula
    Mustafa Saad
    James H Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:e16. 2005
  73. ncbi High-flow arterioportal fistula: treatment with detachable balloon occlusion
    S Akpek
    Department of Radiology, Gazi University, School of Medicine, Besevler, 06510 Ankara, Turkey
    Abdom Imaging 26:277-80. 2001
    ..Proper selection of the technique and embolic material is very important for the success of the procedure. We present a case with high-flow arterioportal fistula treated with transarterial embolization using detachable balloons...
  74. ncbi Metallic cough and pyogenic liver abscess
    A Ala
    Department of Gastroenterology, North Middlesex Hospital, London, UK
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13:967-9. 2001
    ..After repeated attempts at drainage and antimicrobial therapy the abscess cavity, including the hepatobronchial fistula, resolved...
  75. ncbi Cholecystoduodenoplasty for high-output duodenal fistula
    O S Rohondia
    Department of Gastroenterology Surgical Services, Seth G S Medical College and K E M Hospital, Mumbai
    Indian J Gastroenterol 20:107-8. 2001
    ..We have treated six patients by this technique. In five patients the leak was satisfactorily sealed. Three patients died - one due to persistent leak and two due to jejunostomy leak...
  76. ncbi Closure of gastrointestinal fistulas using fibrin sealant under fistulography
    Xinbo Wang
    Research Institute of General Surgery, Jinling Hospital, Nanjing, China
    Int Surg 90:223-6. 2005
    ..6 months). It is concluded that selective occlusion under fistulography is highly effective for gastrointestinal fistulas...
  77. ncbi The natural history of diverticulitis: fact and theory
    Martin H Floch
    Digestive Disease Section, Yale University School of Medicine Norwalk Hospital, 30 Stevens Street, Suite E, Norwalk, CT 08650, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:S2-7. 2004
    ..In conclusion, fiber deficiency results in diverticular formation and a chronic inflammation that may progress to acute or chronic diverticulitis that can be treated medically but may require surgical intervention...
  78. ncbi [Anastomotic fistula. Complication caused by surgery]
    J Maroske
    Chirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik der Universität Würzburg, BRD
    Rozhl Chir 84:511-6; discussion 516. 2005
    ..In most cases the treatment of anastomotic fistula require an individual patient-fair therapy; exceptions are the pancreatic fistula...
  79. ncbi Fistula in ano surgery has no impact on pudendal nerve terminal motor latency
    Fady Daniel
    Service de Proctologie Médico Interventionnelle, Groupe Hospitalier Diaconesses Croix Saint Simon, 18, rue du Sergent Bauchat, 75012, Paris, France
    Int J Colorectal Dis 21:444-7. 2006
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate the influence of anal surgery on the anal terminal motor latency of the pudendal nerve (PNTML)...
  80. ncbi Making a virtue of necessity: managing the open abdomen
    Alan de Costa
    Department of Surgery, Cairns Base Hospital, Cairns Private Hospital, Mount Druitt Hospital Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 76:356-63. 2006
    ..The open abdomen, or laparostomy, is becoming increasingly used in the management of critically ill surgical patients...
  81. ncbi [Intraductal papillary mucinous tumor of the pancreas degenerated and fistulisated in the stomach, the duodenum and colon]
    F S Ftériche
    AHU, Service de Chirurgie A, Hopital La Rabta, 1004 Jabbari, Tunis, Tunisie
    Ann Chir 131:118-20. 2006
    ..Of the 3 fistulizations tracts, both gastric and duodenal ones were malignant. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of IPMT with colonic fistulization. Twelve months later, the patient is alive without signs of recurrence...
  82. ncbi Double common bile duct with ectopic drainage into the stomach. Case report and review of the literature
    P Bernard
    Department of Surgery, , 44093 Nantes, France
    Surg Radiol Anat 23:269-72. 2001
    ..Only 23 cases of abnormal biliary drainage into the stomach have been reported in the literature. Embryogenesis and potential risks, such as lithiasis in the ectopic duct and the development of gastric carcinoma, are discussed...
  83. ncbi Enteral or parenteral nutrition for the treatment of postoperatory gastrointestinal fistulae: a decision-making process
    Mario Eugenio Ferreyra
    Nutrition 18:196-8. 2002
  84. doi Fibrin glue injection method with diluted thrombin for refractory postoperative digestive fistula
    Masahiro Murakami
    Department of Surgery, NTT, West Osaka Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Surg 198:715-9. 2009
    ..We report the results of fibrin glue injection with diluted thrombin solution...
  85. doi Endovascular management of mycotic aortic aneurysms and associated aortoaerodigestive fistulas
    Wesley K Lew
    Department of Surgery, at the University of Southern California Cardiovascular Thoracic Institute, Los Angeles, CA
    Ann Vasc Surg 23:81-9. 2009
    ..As a definitive treatment, EVAR remains suspect and therefore should be considered a bridge to open surgical repair...
  86. ncbi Perforations and fistulae in gastrointestinal tuberculosis
    B Nagi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Acta Radiol 43:501-6. 2002
    ..There has been no report on radiological series regarding the incidence of perforation and fistulae, detected by barium contrast studies...
  87. doi [Pleuro-pulmonary manifestations disclosing hepatic amoebiasis]
    A Bonnichon
    Service dePneumologie, hôpital d instruction des armées Percy, 101, avenue Henri Barbusse, BP 406, 92141, Clamart Cedex, France
    Rev Pneumol Clin 65:300-5. 2009
    ..Although known for a long time in developing countries, amoebiasis in the military or in tourists should be systematically considered...
  88. doi Differential passage of fluids and different-sized particles in fistulated oxen (Bos primigenius f. taurus), muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus), reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) and moose (Alces alces): rumen particle size discrimination is independent from contents
    Isabel Lechner
    Clinic of Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstr, 260, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 155:211-22. 2010
    ..The function of fluid flow in the ruminant forestomach should be further investigated...
  89. ncbi Intrapelvic complications after total hip arthroplasty failure
    Christian Michael Bach
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Am J Surg 183:75-9. 2002
    ..Severe total hip arthroplasty failure with central migration of prosthetic components is uncommon. If perforation of the medial acetabular wall occurs, injuries of intrapelvic structures may result...
  90. ncbi Therapeutic fistuloscopy: an alternative approach in the management of postoperative fistulas
    Efthimios Eleftheriadis
    Department of Surgery, University of Thessaloniki Medical School, Greece
    Dig Surg 19:230-5; discussion 236. 2002
    ..Since the treatment of postoperative fistulas remains a difficult problem, we applied endoscopic treatment in such 14 persistent fistulas...
  91. doi Eight-year experience with cryopreserved arterial homografts for the in situ reconstruction of abdominal aortic infections
    Theodosios Bisdas
    Department of Cardiac, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    J Vasc Surg 52:323-30. 2010
    ....
  92. ncbi Gallstone expectoration following laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Rohtas K Yadav
    Department of Radiodiagnosis, Pt B D Sharma PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 44:133-5. 2002
    ..Such stones may precipitate various infective intra-abdominal complications. An unusual case of spilled gallstones eroding the diaphragm and eventually being expectorated out 12 months after laparoscopic cholecystectomy is reported...
  93. ncbi Images in cardiothoracic surgery. Pleuroperitoneal fistula
    Anthony P C Yim
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:1327. 2002
  94. ncbi The natural history of fistulizing Crohn's disease in Olmsted County, Minnesota
    David A Schwartz
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Gastroenterology 122:875-80. 2002
    ..Little is known about the cumulative incidence and natural history of fistulas in Crohn's disease in the community...
  95. ncbi Placement of a covered metal stent via gastrostomy for management of malignant duodenocolic fistula with duodenal obstruction
    Virender K Sharma
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Central Arkansas Veterans Health Care System, Little Rock, Arkansas 85259, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 55:937-40. 2002
  96. doi Pancreaticopleural fistula presenting as right-sided hemothorax
    Arman Kilic
    Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1262-4. 2009
    ..The patient was successfully treated with open surgical drainage and decortication, followed by octreotide, total parenteral nutrition, and stent placement in the pancreatic duct...
  97. ncbi [Diagnosis and treatment of chronic anastomotic fistulas]
    M Sailer
    Chirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik der Universität Würzburg
    Chirurg 75:484-91. 2004
    ..The following article discusses general and site-specific considerations in the diagnosis and treatment of anastomotic fistulas...
  98. ncbi Streptococcus milleri group infection associated with digestive fistula in patients with vascular graft: report of seven cases and review
    E P Bonnet
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Hopital Purpan, Place Baylac, Toulouse 31059, France
    Infection 35:182-5. 2007
    ....
  99. ncbi Case 2: An under-recognized cause of cyanosis in young children
    Ming Horng Tsai
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Acta Paediatr 96:927-9. 2007
  100. ncbi Abdominal wall sinus: an unusual presentation of spilled gallstone
    Pradeep K Chowbey
    Department of Minimal Access Surgery, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 16:613-5. 2006
    ..Gallbladder perforation and spillage of bile is common during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. We report a case of an abdominal wall sinus due to a spilled gallstone presenting 10 years after laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  101. ncbi Evolution of surgical treatment for pharyngeal pouch
    A Aly
    University of Adelaide Department of Surgery, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia
    Br J Surg 91:657-64. 2004
    ..The development of endoscopic techniques, particularly endoscopic stapling, has led to a re-evaluation of the treatment of pharyngeal pouch. The pathophysiology and treatment of the condition is reviewed...

Research Grants10

  1. Toll-Like Receptor-Complex in Intestinal Epith. Cells
    Maria Abreu; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The results of our studies have important implications for understanding host-microbial interactions and the inter-relationship between the innate and adaptive immune systems in the gut. ..
  2. Role of TLR4 in colitis-associated neoplasia
    MARIA TERESA ABREU; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..With the support of this grant we can examine how TLR4 contributes to the development of colon cancer and try to prevent colon cancer by blocking TLR4. ..
  3. Toll-Like Receptor-Complex in Intestinal Epith. Cells
    Maria Abreu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results of our studies have important implications for understanding host-microbial interactions and the inter-relationship between the innate and adaptive immune systems in the gut. ..
  4. Toll-Like Receptor-Complex in Intestinal Epith. Cells
    Maria Abreu; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results of our studies have important implications for understanding host-microbial interactions and the inter-relationship between the innate and adaptive immune systems in the gut. ..
  5. Role of TLR4 in colitis-associated neoplasia
    MARIA TERESA ABREU; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..With the support of this grant we can examine how TLR4 contributes to the development of colon cancer and try to prevent colon cancer by blocking TLR4. ..