Enterocutaneous fistula in cancer patients: Etiology, management, outcome, and impact on further treatment

Chamberlain, Ronald S.; Kaufman, Howard L.; Danforth, David N.
December 1998
American Surgeon;Dec1998, Vol. 64 Issue 12, p1204
Academic Journal
Examines cases of cancer patients with enterocutaneous fistula at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Clinical characteristics of patients with fistula; Common tumor sites; Association of fistula with increase in mortality and morbidity; Management difficulties due to gastrointestinal fistula.


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