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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.
OTSC placement therapy is safe, effective for closure of gastrointestinal defects

OTSC placement therapy is safe, effective for closure of gastrointestinal defects

AbbVie’s Phase 3 pivotal study shows HUMIRA is effective in reducing symptoms in HS

AbbVie’s Phase 3 pivotal study shows HUMIRA is effective in reducing symptoms in HS

Patient goes on fishing trip after undergoing complex brain surgery

Patient goes on fishing trip after undergoing complex brain surgery

ARIAD reports data from Iclusig Phase 2 trial in adult patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors

ARIAD reports data from Iclusig Phase 2 trial in adult patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors

CT-guided IRE therapy offers safe, feasible primary local treatment for advanced pancreatic cancer

CT-guided IRE therapy offers safe, feasible primary local treatment for advanced pancreatic cancer

Edna Adan named inaugural recipient of Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women's Health

Edna Adan named inaugural recipient of Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women's Health

Loyola surgeon successfully performs operation on patient suffering from rare disorder

Loyola surgeon successfully performs operation on patient suffering from rare disorder

Bayer enrolls patients for Phase III trial of Stivarga (regorafenib) tablets in colorectal cancer

Bayer enrolls patients for Phase III trial of Stivarga (regorafenib) tablets in colorectal cancer

Pfizer and Merck join forces to explore therapeutic potential of anti-PD-1 therapy

Pfizer and Merck join forces to explore therapeutic potential of anti-PD-1 therapy

ARIAD Pharmaceuticals' Iclusig now commercially available to patients in the U.S.

ARIAD Pharmaceuticals' Iclusig now commercially available to patients in the U.S.

Conventional echocardiography increases accuracy of pre-participation sports screening

Conventional echocardiography increases accuracy of pre-participation sports screening

Cook Medical begins clinical study to evaluate removability of Evolution Esophageal Fully Covered Stent

Cook Medical begins clinical study to evaluate removability of Evolution Esophageal Fully Covered Stent

ARIAD temporarily suspends commercial distribution of Iclusig drug in US

ARIAD temporarily suspends commercial distribution of Iclusig drug in US

Enterocystoplasty: A good surgical option for children with genitourinary abnormalities

Enterocystoplasty: A good surgical option for children with genitourinary abnormalities

ARIAD discontinues Phase 3 EPIC trial of Iclusig in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia

ARIAD discontinues Phase 3 EPIC trial of Iclusig in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia

ARIAD announces changes in Iclusig product labeling to reflect updated safety information

ARIAD announces changes in Iclusig product labeling to reflect updated safety information

AbbVie announces HUMIRA phase II study results for treating hidradenitis suppurativa

AbbVie announces HUMIRA phase II study results for treating hidradenitis suppurativa

Specialized cells play major role in inflammation that underlies Crohn's disease in small intestine

Specialized cells play major role in inflammation that underlies Crohn's disease in small intestine

Vital Access reports first commercial implantation of VWING vascular needle guide in patient

Vital Access reports first commercial implantation of VWING vascular needle guide in patient

Experts to gather in Uganda to recognize advancements made in prevention, treatment of fistula

Experts to gather in Uganda to recognize advancements made in prevention, treatment of fistula