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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.
Study: Image-guided brachytherapy prevents growth of cervical tumour in over 90% of patients

Study: Image-guided brachytherapy prevents growth of cervical tumour in over 90% of patients

Study evaluates mesh-related complications for surgical management of female POP

Study evaluates mesh-related complications for surgical management of female POP

Columbia University Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital present research works at AAN meeting

Columbia University Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital present research works at AAN meeting

Catheters may increase risk of death, infections and cardiovascular events in dialysis patients

Catheters may increase risk of death, infections and cardiovascular events in dialysis patients

Frequent dialysis: it’s complicated

Frequent dialysis: it’s complicated

Fighting gender-based violence this Valentine's Day

Fighting gender-based violence this Valentine's Day

Operative drainage after pancreatic resection ‘should be abandoned’

Operative drainage after pancreatic resection ‘should be abandoned’

VRAM flap success for dorsal vaginal and perineal reconstruction

VRAM flap success for dorsal vaginal and perineal reconstruction

Genentech receives FDA approval for new use of Avastin plus chemotherapy to treat mCRC

Genentech receives FDA approval for new use of Avastin plus chemotherapy to treat mCRC

FDA grants accelerated approval to ARIAD’s Iclusig for treatment of CML, Ph+ ALL

FDA grants accelerated approval to ARIAD’s Iclusig for treatment of CML, Ph+ ALL

New technique can reduce hemodialysis complications in kidney patients

New technique can reduce hemodialysis complications in kidney patients

AstraZeneca receives FDA approval for Cometriq to treat medullary thyroid cancer

AstraZeneca receives FDA approval for Cometriq to treat medullary thyroid cancer

Positive results from Genentech Avastin plus temozolomide Phase III study on glioblastoma

Positive results from Genentech Avastin plus temozolomide Phase III study on glioblastoma

Takeda, Affymax announce data from OMONTYS Phase 3 studies on anemia due to CKD

Takeda, Affymax announce data from OMONTYS Phase 3 studies on anemia due to CKD

‘Off the shelf’ stem cells show promise for perianal fistula

‘Off the shelf’ stem cells show promise for perianal fistula

Phase 3 study of INLYTA fails to meet primary endpoint in treatment-naïve patients with RCC

Phase 3 study of INLYTA fails to meet primary endpoint in treatment-naïve patients with RCC

New device may restore voice in patients with laryngeal cancer

New device may restore voice in patients with laryngeal cancer

Important data from Pfizer’s lung cancer and RCC portfolios to be presented at ESMO Congress

Important data from Pfizer’s lung cancer and RCC portfolios to be presented at ESMO Congress

EC grants marketing authorization for Pfizer’s INLYTA to treat renal cell carcinoma

EC grants marketing authorization for Pfizer’s INLYTA to treat renal cell carcinoma

Anastomotic leakage does not increase rectal cancer recurrence risk

Anastomotic leakage does not increase rectal cancer recurrence risk