"Fistula" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Abnormal communication most commonly seen between two internal organs, or between an internal organ and the surface of the body.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Fistula" by people in Profiles.
Vassileva CM, Shawgo T, Shabosky J, Soliman S, Hazelrigg S. Repair of left atrial-esophageal fistula following percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation. J Card Surg. 2011 Sep; 26(5):556-8.
Podbielski FJ, Rodriguez HE, Zhu RY, Worley TA, Fontaine JP, Connolly MM. Aortoesophageal fistula secondary to reflux esophagitis. Dig Surg. 2007; 24(1):66-7.
Weber PC, Bluestone CD, Perez B. Outcome of hearing and vertigo after surgery for congenital perilymphatic fistula in children. Am J Otolaryngol. 2003 May-Jun; 24(3):138-42.
Sheiman RG, Chan R, Matthews JB. Percutaneous treatment of a pancreatic fistula after pancreaticoduodenectomy. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2001 Apr; 12(4):524-6.
Hochberg J, Ardenghy M, Yuen J, Graeber GM, Warden HE, Gonzalez-Cruz R, Conrado RM. Utilization of muscle flaps in the treatment of bronchopleural fistulas. Ann Plast Surg. 1999 Nov; 43(5):484-92; discussion 492-3.
Bankier AA, Stauffer F, Lomoschitz F, Brunner C. Mycobacterium xenopi infection of a 50-year-old oil plombage complicated by bronchopleural and pleurocutaneous fistulas. J Thorac Imaging. 1999 Oct; 14(4):307-11.
Dorffner R, Thurnher S, Prokesch R, Bankier A, Turetschek K, Schmidt A, Lammer J. Embolization of iatrogenic vascular injuries of renal transplants: immediate and follow-up results. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 1998 Mar-Apr; 21(2):129-34.
Iglesias JI, Cobb J, Levey J, Rosiello RA. Recurrent left pleural effusion in a 44-year-old woman with a history of alcohol abuse. Chest. 1996 Aug; 110(2):547-9.
Ellsworth PI, Barraza MA, Stevens PS. Modified ASOPA procedure (Hodgson XX) achieves the goals of hypospadias repair. J Pediatr Surg. 1996 Jul; 31(7):917-9.
Spodick DH. Fistulas do not always cause pericardial effusion. Chest. 1995 Jun; 107(6):1775.