EDITOR'S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOT: Catastrophic lower gastrointestinal complications following spinal surgery
- The outcome of intestinal fistulae: The Louisiana State... Martinez, Daniel; Zibari, Gazi; Aultman, Donnie; McMillan, Robert; Mancini, Mary C.; Rush, Benjamin M.; McDonald, John C. // American Surgeon;Mar1998, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p252
Evaluates the morbidity and mortality rates associated with intestinal fistulae. Impact of parenteral nutrition; Major causes of death; Classification of intestinal fistulae.
- Pouching a faecal fistula. Walls, Patricia // Journal of Stomal Therapy Australia;Mar2013, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p13
Stomal therapy nurses are faced with many clinical challenges. One such challenge is the management of a faecal fistula and the dilemma of how to successfully apply a suitable pouching system to manage this distressing problem.
- Primary aortoenteric fistula. Rochford, M.; Duffy, M. // Emergency Medicine Journal;Jan2008, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p48
The article presents the case of an 84-year-old man seen with primary aortoenteric fistula (PAEF) through a computed tomography (CT) scan of his abdomen.
- The nursing care of a patient with enterocutaneous faecal fistulae. Burch, Jennie // British Journal of Nursing;6/26/2003, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p736
Discusses the nursing care given to a patient with a large abdominal, enterocutaneous fecal fistula. Classification; Signs; Symptoms; Causal factors related to fistulas; Extent of problems; Difficulties in the care of fistulas; Author's methods of confronting and coping with problems in the...
- Cystic duct-duodenal fistula: an unusual complication of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Kim, Jeffrey L; Atiquzzaman, Basher; Grosman, Irwin; Khdair, Adnan // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2003 Supplement, Vol. 98, pS158
An abstract of the article "Cystic Duct-Duodenal Fistula: An Unusual Complication of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy," by Jeffrey L. Kim, Basher Atiquzzaman, Irwin Grosman, and Adnan Khdair is presented.
- Recurrent Aortoenteric Fistula. Wong, Richard C. K.; Pollack, Michael J. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jul2007, Vol. 102 Issue 7, p1547
A letter to the editor is presented regarding the recurrence of aortoenteric fistula, which can cause upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract bleeding.
- Enterocutaneous fistula: what is the real cost of care? O¿shea, Joanne // Journal of Stomal Therapy Australia;Mar2013, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p26
Enterocutaneous fistula (ECF) presents many challenges to medical, surgical and nursing staff. Maintaining nutritional status, controlling sepsis, wound management and containing fistula output are a few of the issues that may occur. With extended lengths of stay (LOS), this condition can place...
- Handbook of Spine Surgery. Barr, John C. // Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery;Jan2013, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p92
The article reviews the book "Handbook of Spine Surgery," edited by Ali A. Baaj, Praveen V. Mummaneni, Juan S. Uribe, Alexander R. Vaccaro and Mark S. Greenberg.
- Split notochord syndrome with neuroenteric fistula. Mirza, Bilal; Sheikh, Afzal // Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences;Jan-Jun2011, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p87
A letter to the editor is presented which is concerned with split notochord syndrome with neuroenteric fistula.
- PERFORATIONS AND FISTULAE IN GASTROINTESTINAL TUBERCULOSIS. Nagi, B.; Lal, A.; Kochhar, R.; Bhasin, D.K.; Thapa, B.R.; Singh, K. // Acta Radiologica;Sep2002, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p501
Analyzes perforation and fistulae as complications of gastrointestinal tuberculosis. Retrospective analysis of barium contrast studies of proven cases of gastrointestinal tuberculosis over a period of 15 years.