TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Chamberlain, Ronald S.; Kaufman, Howard L.; Danforth, David N.
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Dec1998, Vol. 64 Issue 12, p1204
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
1348734

 

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