enterocutaneous


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en·ter·o·cu·ta·ne·ous

a. enterocutáneo-a, que comunica la piel y el intestino.
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Reducing the number of draining enterocutaneous and rectovaginal fistulas and maintaining fistula closure in adult patients with fistulizing Crohn's disease.
With repeated injury and repair, medical management of his injuries became increasingly difficult, and it is now considered impossible to surgically address his abdominal injuries due to the degree of scarring and adhesions caused by repeated injury, exploration, and complications, including wound infections and multiple enterocutaneous fistulas.
Percutaneous gelfoam embolization of chronic enterocutaneous fistulas: Report of three cases.
He is now having enterocutaneous fistula for which he is being treated conservatively.
3) Fibrin sealant alone has been used successfully on enterocutaneous and enteroenteral fistulae.
In theory, percutaneous drainage converts an intra-abdominal abscess (which is a contraindication to anti-TNF therapy) into an enterocutaneous fistula (which is an indication for anti-TNF therapy).
The patient's medical history included a diagnosis of Crohn disease in 1979 and 4 previous bowel resections with ileocolonic anastomosis, complicated by enterocutaneous fistulas (in 1986, 1995, 2001, and 2002).
Venous oxygen embolism produced by injection of hydrogen peroxide into an enterocutaneous fistula.
CNS stomal therapy nurse from Palmerston North, Lawrence Mutale, presented a case study on managing a patient with a recessed ileostomy and an overactive enterocutaneous fistula.
Wound infections, pneumonia, intraabdominal abcess, enterocutaneous fistula, and evisceration were seen as postoperative complications in 4, 2, 1, 1, and 1 patients, respectively.
8%): one enterocutaneous fistula and one fistula-in-ano.
Besides its GH-inhibiting activity, in both children and adults, somatostatin has been used to treat refractory diarrhea, enterocutaneous fistulas, and bleeding from esophageal varices.