cutaneous fistula

Summary

Summary: An abnormal passage or communication leading from an internal organ to the surface of the body.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Fistulas of the genitourinary tract: a radiologic review
    Nam C Yu
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, 10833 LeConte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    Radiographics 24:1331-52. 2004
  2. ncbi Outcome analysis of simple and complex urethrocutaneous fistula closure using a de-epithelialized or full thickness skin advancement flap for coverage
    Kristin Santangelo
    Department of Urology, Children s National Medical Center and the George Washington School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Urol 170:1589-92; discussion 1592. 2003
  3. ncbi Urethrocutaneous fistula repair after hypospadias surgery
    M Cimador
    Paediatric Surgery, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    BJU Int 92:621-3. 2003
  4. ncbi Prevention of wound complications following salvage laryngectomy using free vascularized tissue
    Kevin Fung
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Head Neck 29:425-30. 2007
  5. ncbi Evidence for a role of epithelial mesenchymal transition during pathogenesis of fistulae in Crohn's disease
    Frauke Bataille
    Institute of Pathology, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 14:1514-27. 2008
  6. ncbi [Vesico-cutaneous fistula revealing abdominal wall malakoplakia accompanied by Boeck's sarcoidosis]
    József Knausz
    Kanizsai Dorottya Kórház Sebészeti Osztály Nagykanizsa
    Orv Hetil 151:220-3. 2010
  7. ncbi Analysis of pharyngocutaneous fistula following free jejunal transfer for total laryngopharyngectomy
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Department of Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1522-7. 2002
  8. ncbi Laser ablation of a biliary duct for treatment of a persistent biliary-cutaneous fistula
    Chad A Eicher
    Department of Radiology, Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:294-7. 2008
  9. ncbi Sigmoid-urachal-cutaneous fistula in an adult male
    Benjamin J Coons
    Department of Urology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    Urology 73:444.e5-7. 2009
  10. ncbi Spider-man, magnets, and urethral-cutaneous fistula
    Nishat Rahman
    Department of Paediatric Surgery and Urology, Chelsea and Westminster National Health Service Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Urology 76:162-3. 2010

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  1. ncbi Fistulas of the genitourinary tract: a radiologic review
    Nam C Yu
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, 10833 LeConte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    Radiographics 24:1331-52. 2004
    ..Management approaches depend on the type of fistula, the degree of morbidity, and the overall functional status of the patient and vary from conservative observation to aggressive surgical repair...
  2. ncbi Outcome analysis of simple and complex urethrocutaneous fistula closure using a de-epithelialized or full thickness skin advancement flap for coverage
    Kristin Santangelo
    Department of Urology, Children s National Medical Center and the George Washington School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Urol 170:1589-92; discussion 1592. 2003
    ..We review our experience repairing simple and complex urethrocutaneous fistulas using a de-epithelialized or full thickness skin advancement flap for 2-layer coverage over the fistula...
  3. ncbi Urethrocutaneous fistula repair after hypospadias surgery
    M Cimador
    Paediatric Surgery, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    BJU Int 92:621-3. 2003
    ..To evaluate and compare the success rates of simple and layered repairs of urethrocutaneous fistulae after hypospadias repair...
  4. ncbi Prevention of wound complications following salvage laryngectomy using free vascularized tissue
    Kevin Fung
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Head Neck 29:425-30. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to outline our technique and determine the effectiveness of this new approach...
  5. ncbi Evidence for a role of epithelial mesenchymal transition during pathogenesis of fistulae in Crohn's disease
    Frauke Bataille
    Institute of Pathology, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 14:1514-27. 2008
    ..EMT has been suggested to be crucial in fibrosis found in different tissues and diseases. We therefore investigated whether EMT could be involved in the pathogenesis of fistulae formation in CD...
  6. ncbi [Vesico-cutaneous fistula revealing abdominal wall malakoplakia accompanied by Boeck's sarcoidosis]
    József Knausz
    Kanizsai Dorottya Kórház Sebészeti Osztály Nagykanizsa
    Orv Hetil 151:220-3. 2010
    ..The pathogenesis of malakoplakia is hardly known, but it thought to be secondary to an acquired bactericidal defect in macrophages occurring mostly in immunosuppressed patients...
  7. ncbi Analysis of pharyngocutaneous fistula following free jejunal transfer for total laryngopharyngectomy
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Department of Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1522-7. 2002
    ..Most patients are able to resume oral feeding once the fistula is closed...
  8. ncbi Laser ablation of a biliary duct for treatment of a persistent biliary-cutaneous fistula
    Chad A Eicher
    Department of Radiology, Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:294-7. 2008
    A persistent biliary-cutaneous fistula detected after biliary drainage catheter removal could not be resolved with diversionary techniques and Gelfoam and fibrin glue administration in the fistulous tract...
  9. ncbi Sigmoid-urachal-cutaneous fistula in an adult male
    Benjamin J Coons
    Department of Urology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    Urology 73:444.e5-7. 2009
    An infected urachal cyst is an uncommon finding in adults. We report the first case of a sigmoid-urachal-cutaneous fistula that resulted from rupture of an infected urachal cyst in an adult male...
  10. ncbi Spider-man, magnets, and urethral-cutaneous fistula
    Nishat Rahman
    Department of Paediatric Surgery and Urology, Chelsea and Westminster National Health Service Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Urology 76:162-3. 2010
    ..This led to the development of a urethral-cutaneous fistula. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case illustrating the development of an iatrogenic fistula ..
  11. ncbi Ethanol injection therapy of an isolated bile duct associated with a biliary-cutaneous fistula
    Toshifumi Matsumoto
    Department of Surgery I, Oita Medical University, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:807-10. 2002
    Bile leakage after hepatic resection often results in the formation of a biliary-cutaneous fistula. Such a fistula, when caused by an isolated bile duct in the remnant liver, can be intractable...
  12. ncbi The assessment of pharyngocutaneous fistula rate in patients treated primarily with definitive radiotherapy followed by salvage surgery of the larynx and hypopharynx
    Richard Dirven
    Sydney Head and Neck Cancer Institute, Sydney Cancer Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and University of Sydney, Australia
    Laryngoscope 119:1691-5. 2009
    ....
  13. ncbi Pharyngocutaneous fistula repair after radiotherapy and salvage total laryngectomy
    Lawrence Iteld
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 23:339-45. 2007
    ..Early repair is strongly recommended once a postlaryngectomy pharyngocutaneous fistula is identified...
  14. ncbi Pectoralis myofascial flap during salvage laryngectomy prevents pharyngocutaneous fistula
    Urjeet A Patel
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University, and Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 141:190-5. 2009
    ..To determine the rate of pharyngocutaneous fistula after salvage laryngectomy and assess if pectoralis myofascial flap reinforcement over primary pharyngeal closure prevents pharyngocutaneous fistula...
  15. ncbi Nutrition and management of enterocutaneous fistula
    D A J Lloyd
    The Lennard Jones Intestinal Failure Unit, St Mark s Hospital and Academic Institute, Harrow, UK
    Br J Surg 93:1045-55. 2006
    ..The management of enterocutaneous fistula is challenging, with significant associated morbidity and mortality. This article reviews treatment, with emphasis on the provision and optimal route of nutritional support...
  16. ncbi Nutrition and enterocutaneous fistulas
    Z A Makhdoom
    Section of Gastroenterology Nutrition, Penn State Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 31:195-204. 2000
    ..Somatostatin 250 microg/d and octreotide 300-600 microg/d have been tried along with total parenteral nutrition to decrease the healing time of ECFs and to reduce the number of complications...
  17. pmc A rare case: spontaneous cutaneous fistula of infected splenic hydatid cyst
    Kemal Kismet
    Ankara Training and Research Hospital, 4th General Surgery Department, Turkey
    World J Gastroenterol 12:2633-5. 2006
    ..But there isn't any report about cutaneous fistula caused by splenic hydatid cyst...
  18. ncbi Current management of enterocutaneous fistula
    Amy R Evenson
    Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:455-64. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi Infected carotid pseudoaneurysm and carotid-cutaneous fistula as a late complication of carotid artery stenting
    Amir Kaviani
    Department of Vascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:379-82. 2006
    ..As carotid artery stenting becomes more widely used, previously unreported late complications associated with this procedure are likely to become apparent, and continued close follow-up is warranted...
  20. pmc Clinical outcome and factors predictive of recurrence after enterocutaneous fistula surgery
    A Craig Lynch
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Surg 240:825-31. 2004
    ..Recent experience with surgery for enterocutaneous fistulae (ECF) at a specialist colorectal unit is reviewed to define factors relating to a successful surgical outcome...
  21. ncbi 31-Year-old bladder diverticulocutaneous fistula with a giant stone as a complication of pelvic fracture
    Y C Chuang
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Tech Urol 7:302-4. 2001
    ..To our knowledge, we present the first case of a vesical diverticulocutaneous fistula after pelvic fractures. Etiology, presentation. diagnosis, and management are discussed...
  22. ncbi Vesicocutaneous fistula arising from a bladder diverticulum
    T A Kishore
    Department of Urology, Government Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala, India
    Indian J Med Sci 59:265-7. 2005
    ..Vesicocutaneous fistula from an iatrogenic injury to vesical diverticulum resulting from a groin surgery has not been reported so far...
  23. ncbi Postoperative complications of salvage total laryngectomy
    Ian Ganly
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Cancer 103:2073-81. 2005
    ....
  24. ncbi Bronchopleural cutaneous fistula due to Eikenella corrodens
    Kin Sun Wong
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Pediatr (Rio J) 81:265-7. 2005
    The aim of this paper is to review the subject and to report on and discuss a case of bronchopleural cutaneous fistula due to Eikenella corrodens.
  25. ncbi An 11-year experience of enterocutaneous fistula
    P Hollington
    Department of Surgery, St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, UK
    Br J Surg 91:1646-51. 2004
    ..Enterocutaneous fistula has traditionally been associated with substantial morbidity and mortality, related to fluid, electrolyte and metabolic disturbance, sepsis and malnutrition...
  26. ncbi Sternobronchial fistula--uncommon complication after coronary surgery (a case report)
    J Mand'ák
    Department of Cardiosurgery, University Teaching Hospital, Hradec Kralove
    Acta Medica (Hradec Kralove) 43:29-31. 2000
    ..After some time span an inflamed wound, several skin fistulae and the system of substernal fistulae appeared. One of these fistulae communicated with the left bronchial tree...
  27. ncbi Persistence of gastrocutaneous fistula after removal of gastrostomy tubes in children: prevalence and associated factors
    N El-Rifai
    Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Lille University Children s Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Lille, France
    Endoscopy 36:700-4. 2004
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the prevalence of gastrocutaneous fistula after removal of gastrostomy tubes in children and to identify associated risk factors...
  28. ncbi Fibrin glue as adjuvant treatment for gastrocutaneous fistula after gastrostomy tube removal
    A Gonzalez-Ojeda
    Medical Research Unit in Clinical Epidemiology Western Medical Center, Mexican Institute of Social Security, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
    Endoscopy 36:337-41. 2004
    ..36 days, respectively. Endoscopic guidance allows direct instillation of fibrin glue via the external opening through the whole fistulous tract. This procedure reduces the time required for the closure of gastrocutaneous fistulas...
  29. ncbi Pharyngocutaneous fistula
    Antti A Makitie
    Toronto General Hospital, Eaton North 7 242, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, ON, M5G 2C4 Canada
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 11:78-84. 2003
    ..This subset of patients is likely best treated in regional centers of excellence with well developed multidisciplinary programs for ablative and reconstructive head and neck surgery...
  30. doi Cutaneous fistula is a rare presentation of Pott's puffy tumour
    E Minutilli
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 61:1246-8. 2008
  31. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of early oral feeding in laryngectomized patients
    Huseyin Seven
    Otorhinolaryngology Clinic, Sisli Etfal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Laryngoscope 113:1076-9. 2003
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of early oral feeding by comparing it with feeding through primary tracheoesophageal puncture after total laryngectomy with primary pharyngeal closure...
  32. ncbi Incidence and predisposing factors of pharyngocutaneous fistula formation after total laryngectomy. Is there a relationship with tumor recurrence?
    Konstantinos D Markou
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54006 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 261:61-7. 2004
    ..The rate of tumor recurrence after total laryngectomy was not related to the presence of a fistula during the postoperative period...
  33. ncbi Imatinib (STI-571) heals a gastrocutaneous fistula resulting from a malignant gastric stromal tumor
    Enders K W Ng
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Gastric Cancer 6:122-6. 2003
    ..Follow-up computed tonography (CT) scan 3 months later confirmed significant tumor reduction, and the patient has experienced no side effects from the treatment..
  34. ncbi Analysis of factors affecting the spontaneous closure of a gastrocutaneous fistula
    Tracey A Janik
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children s Hospital University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 39:1197-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this report was to analyze a large group of pediatric patients with a persistent GCF to determine the rate of persistence and any factors that correlate with the persistence of a GCF...
  35. ncbi Combined endoscopic cautery and clip closure of chronic gastrocutaneous fistulas
    Jonathan E Teitelbaum
    Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, New Jersey, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 62:432-5. 2005
    ..The standard treatment is surgery with laparotomy and excision of the fistula tract. This study describes the results of an endoscopic closure technique by using a combination of electrocautery and metal clips...
  36. ncbi Spontaneous cyst-cutaneous fistula: an extremely rare presentation of hydatid liver cyst
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Surg 192:205-6. 2006
  37. ncbi The incidence and etiology of postlaryngectomy pharyngocutaneous fistulae
    J A Virtaniemi
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Kuopio and Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Head Neck 23:29-33. 2001
    ..The pharyngocutaneous fistula is troublesome complication after total laryngectomy. Despite a large number of studies, there is still disagreement on factors predisposing to this complication...
  38. ncbi Complications in head and neck surgery: a meta-analysis of postlaryngectomy pharyngocutaneous fistula
    Joseph A Paydarfar
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:67-72. 2006
    ..To summarize the potential risk factors for postlaryngectomy pharyngocutaneous fistula...
  39. ncbi Early oral feeding following total laryngectomy
    J E Medina
    Head and Neck Service, Department of Otolaryngology, The University of Oklahoma Health and Sciences Center, 920 Stanton Young Boulevard, Oklahoma City, OK 26901, USA
    Laryngoscope 111:368-72. 2001
    ..The length of hospital stay was significantly shortened from 12 to 7 days. CONCLUSION: Our results indicate that in this patient population initiation of oral feeding 48 hours after total laryngectomy is a safe clinical practice...
  40. ncbi Occlusion of a broncho-cutaneous fistula with endobronchial one-way valves
    Gregory I Snell
    Department of Allergy, Immunology and Respiratory Medicine, The Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1930-2. 2005
    ..endobronchial valve prostheses (Emphasys Medical, Inc, CA) to control a previously intractable broncho-cutaneous fistula. The valves have been specifically designed for airway placement as part of a therapeutic approach to severe ..
  41. ncbi Dorsal urethral fistula: case report and review of literature
    Tagore M Grandhi
    Department of General Surgery, Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Urology 63:175-6. 2004
    ..A brief literature search for various causes of urethral fistula was made, and the likely mechanisms for the cause of the fistula were explored...
  42. ncbi Prevention of postlaryngectomy pharyngocutaneous fistula using a sternocleidomastoid muscle collar flap
    O A Albirmawy
    Otolaryngology Department, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt
    J Laryngol Otol 121:253-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a sternocleidomastoid muscle collar flap in the prevention of pharyngocutaneous fistula in patients who had undergone total laryngectomy...
  43. ncbi [Polymeric biomaterials in head and neck surgery: first results of biocompatibility testing of a degradable polymer in an animal model]
    D Rickert
    Universitätsklinik für Hals Nasen Ohrenheilkunde, Ulm
    Laryngorhinootologie 86:507-14. 2007
  44. ncbi Tubularized-incised plate urethroplasty in adults
    Gyanendra Sharma
    Solapur Kidney Care and Research Centre Pvt Ltd, Urology, Solapur, Maharashtra, India
    BJU Int 95:374-6. 2005
    ..To evaluate the results of tubularized incised-plate (TIP) urethroplasty for distal and midshaft hypospadias in adults, and to underline technical aspects to decrease complications...
  45. ncbi [The management of pharyngocutaneous fistulas after total laryngectomy and the factors affecting their incidence]
    Fikret Kasapoglu
    Department of Otolaryngology, Medicine Faculty of Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey
    Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg 11:5-10. 2003
    ..This study sought to determine the incidence and etiologic factors of pharyngocutaneous fistulas occurring after total laryngectomy...
  46. ncbi Re: Tunneled tunica vaginalis flap is an effective technique for recurrent urethrocutaneous fistulas following tubularized incised plate urethroplasty J. C. Routh, J. J. Wolpert and Y. Reinberg J Urol 2006; 176: 1578-1581
    Uday Sankar Chatterjee
    J Urol 179:790-1. 2008
  47. ncbi Postlaryngectomy pharyngocutaneous fistula: incidence, predisposing factors, and therapy
    Jacopo Galli
    Institute of Otolaryngology, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:689-94. 2005
    ..The pharyngocutaneous fistula (PCF) is a serious complication after total laryngectomy, and its etiology is not well understood yet. The aim of our study was to evaluate predisposing factors, incidence, and management of this complication...
  48. ncbi Fistula response to methotrexate in Crohn's disease: a case series
    U Mahadevan
    Division of Gastroenterology and Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 18:1003-8. 2003
    ..Controlled trials have demonstrated the efficacy of methotrexate in the induction and maintenance of remission in luminal Crohn's disease; however, its effect on fistulizing disease is unknown...
  49. ncbi Fistula analysis after radial forearm free flap reconstruction of hypopharyngeal defects
    Patricio Andrades
    Division of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama in Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0012, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:1157-63. 2008
    ..To evaluate risk factors and management options for fistula formation after hypopharyngeal reconstruction using the radial forearm free flap reconstruction...
  50. doi A new function of the monitor skin island: repair of a pharyngocutaneous fistula with a monitor skin island of the anterolateral thigh flap
    L V Straatman
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 61:1132-4. 2008
  51. ncbi Prevention of postlaryngectomy pharyngocutaneous fistula: the Memorial University experience
    Thomas J Smith
    Department of Otolaryngology, St Clare s Mercy Hospital Foundation, St John s, Newfoundland
    J Otolaryngol 32:222-5. 2003
    ..Our secondary objective was to estimate the economic saving to our health care system...
  52. ncbi Tunneled tunica vaginalis flap is an effective technique for recurrent urethrocutaneous fistulas following tubularized incised plate urethroplasty
    Jonathan C Routh
    Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Urol 176:1578-80; discussion 1581. 2006
    ..However, to our knowledge its use after tubularized incised plate repair has not yet been described. We present our results with this technique...
  53. ncbi One-stage reconstruction of complex pharyngoesophageal, tracheal, and anterior neck defects
    Peirong Yu
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:949-56. 2005
    ..Reconstruction of combined pharyngoesophageal, tracheal, and anterior neck defects is challenging and usually requires two flaps, which is sometimes accompanied by significant morbidity...
  54. ncbi Type of fistula determines response to infliximab in patients with fistulous Crohn's disease
    Mansour A Parsi
    Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Department of Gastroenterology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:445-9. 2004
    ..Infliximab has been shown to be efficacious for treating perianal fistulae in patients with Crohn's disease. There is limited information regarding response to infliximab in patients with other types of fistulae...
  55. ncbi Surgical wound complications after intensive chemoradiotherapy for advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
    Justin E Morgan
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:10-4. 2007
    ..To define the rate of complications from surgery following intensive chemoradiotherapy in patients with advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck...
  56. ncbi Re: Miroslav L. Djordjevic, Sava V. Perovic, Zoran Slavkovic and Nenad Djakovic. Longitudinal dorsal dartos flap for prevention of fistula after a Snodgrass hypospadias procedure. Eur urol 2006;50:53-57
    Baris Nuhoglu
    Eur Urol 51:856; author reply 857. 2007
  57. ncbi [Perineal approach to repair rectal and cutaneous fistulas involving the urethra and bladder]
    H Borchers
    Urologische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum, RWTH Aachen, 520570 Aachen
    Urologe A 46:1412-5. 2007
    ..In addition in three patients prostatectomy was performed. All fistulas were repaired successfully with minimal morbidity...
  58. ncbi Dorsal dartos flap for preventing fistula in the Snodgrass hypospadias repair
    Miroslav L Djordjevic
    Department of Urology, University Children s Hospital, Belgrade, Serbia
    BJU Int 95:1303-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate the importance of urethral covering using vascularized dorsal subcutaneous tissue for preventing fistula in the Snodgrass hypospadias repair...
  59. ncbi The pectoralis myofascial flap in pharyngolaryngeal surgery after radiotherapy
    C Righini
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, CHU de Grenoble, BP 217 38043, Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 262:357-61. 2005
    ..018). The pectoralis myofascial flap covering the pharyngeal sutures in postradiotherapy laryngectomy is particularly useful in a selected group of patients (with diabetes mellitus, history of vascular disease or poor nutritional status)...
  60. ncbi A new technique of postoperative pancreatico gastric enterocutaneous fistula repair using de-tubularised afferent loop
    S V S Deo
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Trop Gastroenterol 25:86-8. 2004
    ..We present a new technique of repair using afferent loop that provided a vascularized bowel segment, which used in an anatomical fashion for closure of fistula...
  61. ncbi Surgical treatment of pharyngostomes in irradiated patients. Our experience with musculocutaneous pectoralis major flap and hyperbaric oxygen therapy
    A Cordova
    Dipratimento di Discipline Chirurgiche ed Oncologiche, Divisione di Chirurgia Plastica e Ricostruttiva, Facolta di Medicina, Universita di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Acta Otolaryngol 125:759-64. 2005
    ....
  62. ncbi A complex caliceal-cutaneous and caliceal-peritoneal fistula in a renal transplant patient: a case for conservative management
    Rohit Chahal
    Department of Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgery, St James s University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds, UK
    Int Urol Nephrol 36:245-7. 2004
    ..We present a case of complex caliceal-cutaneous and caliceal-peritoneal fistula in a renal transplant patient who was successfully managed conservatively...
  63. ncbi Repair of pharyngocutaneous fistulas with the submental artery island flap
    Zühtü Demir
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Social Security Foundation Ankara Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:38-44. 2005
    ..The authors believe that this technique is a good alternative in the reconstruction of pharyngocutaneous fistulas. Application of the technique and results are discussed...
  64. ncbi Pharyngocutaneous fistula following total laryngectomy: a single institution's 10-year experience
    Antti A Makitie
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, P O Box 220, 00029 HUCH, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 263:1127-30. 2006
    ..Although most fistulae close spontaneously without surgical intervention this complication leads to prolonged hospitalization and increased patient morbidity...
  65. ncbi The impact of diabetes mellitus on postoperative morbidity in laryngeal surgery
    M Jovanovic
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology with Maxillofacial and Cervical Pathology, Clinical Hospital Centre Zemun, Belgrade
    Acta Chir Iugosl 53:51-5. 2006
    ..Our data indicate the need to make a very serious plan and clinical assesment for laryngeal surgical therapy in diabetic patients...
  66. ncbi Tunica vaginalis interposition flap in the closure of massive disruption of the neourethral tube (macro urethrocutaneous fistulae)
    R B Singh
    9 J 15, Medical Campus, PGIMS, 124001 Rohtak, Haryana, India
    Pediatr Surg Int 20:464-6. 2004
    ..The use of a tunica vaginalis interposition flap in the successful closure of 14 macro urethrocutaneous fistulae (2-4 cm long) is described...
  67. ncbi Ventral based dartos flap for the prevention of the urethrocutaneous fistula urethroplasty
    Yutaro Hayashi
    Department of Nephro urology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan
    Int J Urol 14:725-8. 2007
    ..Urethrocutaneous fistula is a common complication of urethroplasty for hypospadias even when a microsurgical technique is applied...
  68. ncbi Use of buccal mucosa patch graft for recurrent large urethrocutaneous fistula after hypospadias repair
    Andras Kiss
    Department of Urology, Heim Pal Children s Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
    Urol Int 72:329-31; discussion 331. 2004
    ..To assess the effectiveness of buccal mucosa patch graft in the treatment of recurrent large urethrocutaneous fistula after hypospadias repair...
  69. ncbi Post-operative pharyngocutaneous fistula after laryngectomy
    Naohiro Wakisaka
    Division of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kanazawa University, 13 1 Takara machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920 8640, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 35:203-8. 2008
    ..Here, we evaluated the cause of PCF after laryngectomy, with special emphasis on radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy...
  70. ncbi [Wound infections, adhesions, late fistulas. Are you equipped to deal with the possible sequelae of abdominal operations?]
    A Imdahl
    Abt Allgemein und Visceralchirurgie mit Poliklinik, Chirurgische Universitatsklinik, Freiburg E mail
    MMW Fortschr Med 144:27. 2002
  71. ncbi Delayed carotid artery rupture in advanced cervical cancer--a dilemma in emergency management
    Misha Witz
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 259:37-9. 2002
    ..Of paramount importance is the hemodynamic stabilization of the patient prior to being submitted to surgery. Our results favor ligation rather than resection and reconstruction as the procedure of choice in this difficult predicament...
  72. ncbi Cutaneous renocolic fistula associated with diverticulitis
    Elena Gimenez
    Department of Urology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Can J Urol 15:4191-3. 2008
    ..Inflammation resulting from kidney disease may place patients with colonic diverticulitis at higher risk for developing renocolic or cutaneous renocolic fistulas...
  73. ncbi [Cutaneo-reno-colonic fistula in tubercular kidney with staghorn calculus: report of a case]
    A Benchekroun
    Clinique Urologique A, CHU Avicenne, Rabat, Maroc
    Ann Urol (Paris) 36:361-4. 2002
    ..The fistula was successfully managed by single stage surgery (nephrectomy, fistulectomy and suture of colon). Histopathological examination revealed renal tuberculosis. Surgery was completed by an anti-tubercular treatment...
  74. ncbi Management of recurrent urethral fistulas after hypospadias repair
    Frank Richter
    Section of Urology, University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Urology 61:448-51. 2003
    ..To report on our experience in the management of recurrent urethrocutaneous fistulas in order to understand the etiology and outcome of secondary repair of the failed fistula closure...
  75. ncbi [Postoperative fistulas. How to close them]
    U Baumgartner
    Abt Allgemein und Viszeralchirurgie mit Poliklinik, Chirurgische Universitätsklinik Freiburg
    MMW Fortschr Med 144:35-9. 2002
    ..For conservative treatment, however, free intestinal transit distal to the fistula must be ensured. If an enterocutaneous fistula fails to heal within two or three months under conservative treatment, surgical management must be applied...
  76. ncbi Hypospadias in adults
    Temucin Senkul
    Department of Urology, GATA Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Urology 60:1059-62. 2002
    ..To review the follow-up data and complications of adult patients who underwent hypospadias surgery...
  77. ncbi [Treatment of complications in hypospadias surgery: modern advancement]
    R M Cigna
    Istituto Materno Infantile, Clinica Chirurgica Pediatrica, Universita degli Studi, Palermo, Italy
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 54:107-11. 2002
    ..The search for the innovative surgical procedures and the optimal urethral substitute continues because each tissue has its particular shortcomings and disadvantages...
  78. ncbi The utility of buccal mucosa graft in salvage urethroplasty
    G Weinberg
    Division of Urology, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Urol 9:1641-5. 2002
    ..To evaluate our results with buccal mucosa free grafts in salvage urethroplasty...
  79. ncbi Distal hypospadias: which repair?
    M Samuel
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    BJU Int 90:88-91. 2002
    ..To compare the function, complications and cosmesis after a modified Thiersch-Duplay and Mathieu unstented urethroplasty...
  80. ncbi Early closure of fistula after hypospadias surgery using N-butyl cyanoacrylate: preliminary results
    Steven P Lapointe
    Hospital of St Justine, Montreal, Canada
    J Urol 168:1751-3. 2002
    ..We determine the effectiveness of the tissue adhesive n-butyl cyanoacrylate for early repair of fistula after hypospadias surgery in children...
  81. ncbi Variables in successful repair of urethrocutaneous fistula after hypospadias surgery
    Bradley J Waterman
    Division of Urology, University of Utah School of Medicine and Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Urol 168:726-30; discussion 729-30. 2002
    ..We evaluate variables affecting the success of repairs of urethrocutaneous fistula after hypospadias surgery...
  82. 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...
  83. ncbi Outcome of hypospadias fistula repair
    K R Shankar
    Department of Paediatric Urology, Alder Hey Children s Hospital, Liverpool, UK
    BJU Int 89:103-5. 2002
    ..For recurrent fistulae, tissues from an unscarred area (tunica vaginalis or scrotal dartos layer) should be used to cover the fistula...
  84. ncbi Temporary reduction of salivation in laryngectomy patients with pharyngocutaneous fistulas by botulinum toxin A injection
    Orlando Guntinas-Lichius
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Cologne, D 50925 Koeln, Germany
    Laryngoscope 112:187-9. 2002
  85. ncbi Conservative treatment of iatrogenic urinary fistulas: the value of cyanoacrylic glue
    F Bardari
    Department of Urology, S. Giovanni Bosco Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Urology 58:1046-8. 2001
    ..At a mean follow-up of 21 months, all patients were free of urinary leakage and had no evidence of recurrent urinary fistulas. This approach may represent a safe and effective way to repair postoperative urinary fistulas...
  86. ncbi Lateral upper arm free flap for primary reconstruction of pharyngeal defects in ablative oncological surgery. Report of six consecutive cases
    Jörg Schipper
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 112:611-6. 2003
    ..The flexibility of the LUFF allows surgeons to reconstruct the anatomy of the lost soft tissues as adequately as possible...
  87. ncbi The modified Snodgrass hypospadias repair: reducing the risk of fistula and meatal stenosis
    Venkata R Jayanthi
    Section of Pediatric Urology, Columbus Children s Hospital, Ohio, USA
    J Urol 170:1603-5; discussion 1605. 2003
    ..Multiple series document excellent cosmetic outcome in conjunction with low complication rates. Modifications to the original procedure are presented, which may further limit the risk of complications...
  88. ncbi Application of the Cecil-Culp repair for treatment of urethrocutaneous fistulas after hypospadias surgery
    J J Ehle
    Division of Pediatric Urology, Children's Hospital of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Urology 57:347-50. 2001
    ..Although this technique requires a brief second-stage operation, no recurrent fistula has occurred in any of our patients...
  89. ncbi [Therapy of iatrogenic pharyngocutaneous fistulas--possibilities of surgical treatment]
    T Grundmann
    Universitäts Hals Nasen Ohrenklinik Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg
    Laryngorhinootologie 82:358-63. 2003
    ..Predisposing factors are tissue disorders, as can be seen after radiation therapy or wound infections. The aim of this study was to create a systematic approach to the treatment of such complications...
  90. ncbi Mathieu urethroplasty as a salvage procedure: 20-year experience
    Levent Emir
    Clinic of Urology, Ankara Teaching and Research Hospital, Ministry of Health, Ankara, Turkey
    J Urol 169:2325-6; author reply 2326-7. 2003
    ..We assessed the results of the Mathieu procedure in a series of patients who had undergone multiple prior hypospadias repairs...
  91. ncbi [Incidence of salivary fistulas in relation to timing of oral nutrition after laryngectomy]
    P Volling
    , Evangelisches Krankenhaus, Steinweg 13-17, 26122 Oldenburg
    HNO 49:276-82. 2001
    ..018). CONCLUSIONS: Our results indicate that early oral feeding in the 1st postoperative week does not influence fistula formation after laryngectomy...
  92. ncbi [The stapler in total laryngectomy with closed technique]
    M Manola
    Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori di Napoli, Fondazione G Pascale, Divisione di Otorinolaringoiatria
    Tumori 89:260-2. 2003
    ..AIMS AND BACKGROUNDS: The use of the stapler in total laryngectomy with closed technique is described by the authors...
  93. ncbi Outcome analysis of tunica vaginalis flap for the correction of recurrent urethrocutaneous fistula in children
    Exekiel H Landau
    Pediatric Urology Unit, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Urol 170:1596-9; discussion 1599. 2003
    ..If the dartos fascia is unavailable and local penile skin is fibrotic as a result of previous operations, a tunica vaginalis flap may be considered. We report our experience with tunica vaginalis flap as an adjunct to fistula repair...
  94. ncbi [Cutaneous infections in bullous pemphigoid patients treated with topical corticosteroids]
    Z Boughrara
    Service de Dermatologie, CHU Henri Mondor, 51, Avenue du Marechal de Lattre de Tassigny, 94000 Creteil, France
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 137:345-51. 2010
    ....
  95. ncbi Appendiceal mucocele of mucinous cystadenocarcinoma with a cutaneous fistula
    A Nakao
    First Department of Surgery, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    J Int Med Res 30:452-6. 2002
    ..This report is of interest as it demonstrates that tumour rupture to the extraperitoneal space could result in a good outcome by preventing the development of pseudomyxoma peritonei...
  96. ncbi [Appendicular cystadenocarcinoma with cutaneous fistula]
    I Hadj-Taieb
    Service de Dermatologie, hôpital Hédi Chaker, 3029 Sfax, Tunisie
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 137:198-202. 2010
    ..Cutaneous metastasis of colorectal cancer is rare. We report a case of fistular lesions of the buttocks revealing a mixed tumour of the appendix involving mucinous cystadenocarcinoma and carcinoid tumour...
  97. ncbi Staged approach for abdominal wound closure following combined liver and intestinal transplantation from living donors in pediatric patients
    Mark A Grevious
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, 820 S Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 13:177-81. 2009
    ..At a mean follow-up of 24 months only one patient developed an entero-cutaneous fistula five months post-transplant...
  98. ncbi [Parietal abscess revealing a lost gallstone 8 years after laparoscopic cholecystectomy]
    Ibtissem Bouasker
    Service de Chirurgie Générale B, Hopital Charles Nicolle
    Tunis Med 88:277-9. 2010
    ..Stones spilled remain there in 20% of cases in view of their number and location. These lost stones can cause adhesions, abscess, peritonitis, digestive fistula or else cutaneous fistula.
  99. ncbi [Strategy for secure hemostasis in hemophilia patients undergoing surgery for malignant neoplasms]
    Andrzej B Szczepanik
    Department of General and Hematological Surgery, Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Warsaw, Poland
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 27:375-80. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the type and frequency of malignant neoplasms in hemophilia patients as well as to provide a strategy for establishing safe hemostatic activity in surgically treated hemophilia patients...
  100. ncbi [Inflammatory malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the spermatic cord infiltrating an inguinal leiomyoma. Case report with conceptual and bibliographic reviews]
    Juan Manuel Ruiz Liso
    Servicio de Patologia, Complejo Hospitalario de Soria Hospital Virgen del Mirón, Soria, Espana
    Arch Esp Urol 61:485-98. 2008
    ..To study paratesticular malignant fibrous histiocytomas (FHM) from the clinical, histological, immunohistochemical and histogenetic, point of view...
  101. ncbi Complications in transoral CO2 laser surgery for carcinoma of the larynx and hypopharynx
    Isabel Vilaseca-González
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital Clinic i Universitari de Barcelona, C Villarroel 170, Barcelona 08036, Spain
    Head Neck 25:382-8. 2003
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Research Grants2

  1. Molecular Analysis of Scarless Fetal Wound Healing
    Sandeep Kathju; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..With these complementary approaches we hope to thereby arrive at a broad understanding of the gene patterns controlling both fetal and adult wound healing, and identify gene products/pathways critical to both. ..
  2. DONOR SPECIFIC IMMUNOSUPPRESSION TO TRACHEAL ALLOGRAFTS
    Eric Genden; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Specific Aim II will focus on alternative methods of inducing donor specific tolerance to tracheal allografts. Specific Aim III will focus on the behavior of the tracheal allograft and its affect upon the established state of tolerance. ..