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A Fistula is an abnormal opening or passage between two organs or between an organ and the surface of the body. Fistulas may be caused by injury, infection, or inflammation, or may be created during surgery.
Merck announces FDA acceptance of supplemental Biologics License Application for KEYTRUDA

Merck announces FDA acceptance of supplemental Biologics License Application for KEYTRUDA

FDA grants marketing authorization for use of two catheter-based devices in hemodialysis patients

FDA grants marketing authorization for use of two catheter-based devices in hemodialysis patients

New tool gives hope for women with fistula injuries

New tool gives hope for women with fistula injuries

FDA authorizes marketing of Hemospray device for treating GI bleeding

FDA authorizes marketing of Hemospray device for treating GI bleeding

Opioid pain medications may not be safe for hemodialysis patients

Opioid pain medications may not be safe for hemodialysis patients

Researchers discover link between hypothyroidism and wound healing complications

Researchers discover link between hypothyroidism and wound healing complications

Study highlights risks involved in short-term use of PICCs

Study highlights risks involved in short-term use of PICCs

New biomarker may indicate success of popular treatment for atrial fibrillation

New biomarker may indicate success of popular treatment for atrial fibrillation

Report highlights risk of severe injuries caused by swallowed button batteries from 'fidget spinners'

Report highlights risk of severe injuries caused by swallowed button batteries from 'fidget spinners'

First-of-its-kind nonsynthetic, decellularized graft one step closer to clinical trials

First-of-its-kind nonsynthetic, decellularized graft one step closer to clinical trials

Report: Overall burden of kidney disease remains high in the U.S.

Report: Overall burden of kidney disease remains high in the U.S.

FDA grants approval for new biosimilar to treat multiple types of cancer

FDA grants approval for new biosimilar to treat multiple types of cancer

MSC transplantation can be safe, effective approach to treat Crohn's disease-related fistula

MSC transplantation can be safe, effective approach to treat Crohn's disease-related fistula

Catheter use during hemodialysis linked to increased rates of bloodstream infections

Catheter use during hemodialysis linked to increased rates of bloodstream infections

Berlin meeting of colorectal specialists to drive best practice and innovation

Berlin meeting of colorectal specialists to drive best practice and innovation

FDA approves use of new Flourish device to treat infants born with esophageal atresia

FDA approves use of new Flourish device to treat infants born with esophageal atresia

Stivarga receives expanded FDA approval for treatment of liver cancer

Stivarga receives expanded FDA approval for treatment of liver cancer

Report reveals hospitalization, mortality rates for kidney disease patients continue to decrease in the U.S.

Report reveals hospitalization, mortality rates for kidney disease patients continue to decrease in the U.S.

Esperite's business unit develops therapy for Crohn's disease perianal fistulas

Esperite's business unit develops therapy for Crohn's disease perianal fistulas

New study questions longstanding belief related to hemodialysis patients treated with catheters

New study questions longstanding belief related to hemodialysis patients treated with catheters