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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.
Renal denervation leads to better outcomes than standard drug treatment in patients with AHF

Renal denervation leads to better outcomes than standard drug treatment in patients with AHF

Exelixis reports data from cabozantinib phase 3 trial on MTC

Exelixis reports data from cabozantinib phase 3 trial on MTC

EMA CHMP adopts positive opinion for Pfizer’s axitinib to treat advanced renal cell carcinoma

EMA CHMP adopts positive opinion for Pfizer’s axitinib to treat advanced renal cell carcinoma

Loss of U.S. funding for UNFPA 'would be devastating' to family planning services in developing countries

Loss of U.S. funding for UNFPA 'would be devastating' to family planning services in developing countries

Cardionovum to introduce two DEB dilatation catheter product families

Cardionovum to introduce two DEB dilatation catheter product families

Endoscopic transgastric necrosectomy associated with lower risk of major complications

Endoscopic transgastric necrosectomy associated with lower risk of major complications

Global Fistula Care Map aims to connect women in need with health facilities

Global Fistula Care Map aims to connect women in need with health facilities

Private U.S. investments improve maternal care capacity in Ethiopia

Private U.S. investments improve maternal care capacity in Ethiopia

Viewpoints: GOP dragging heels on payroll tax, doc fix plan; Opinions still heated on contraception rule

Viewpoints: GOP dragging heels on payroll tax, doc fix plan; Opinions still heated on contraception rule

'Fistula hotline' in Sierra Leone helps identify women for treatment

'Fistula hotline' in Sierra Leone helps identify women for treatment

FDA Commissioner revokes approval of Genentech's Avastin for treatment of mBC

FDA Commissioner revokes approval of Genentech's Avastin for treatment of mBC

HeRO graft device provides long-term AV access for hemodialysis patients

HeRO graft device provides long-term AV access for hemodialysis patients

Rwandan government, UNFPA step up campaign to end obstetric fistula

Rwandan government, UNFPA step up campaign to end obstetric fistula

NGOs, government face challenges in preventing fistula in DRC

NGOs, government face challenges in preventing fistula in DRC

Photo essay of USAID's work with women suffering from fistula in Guinea

Photo essay of USAID's work with women suffering from fistula in Guinea

TrustLaw publishes special report on child marriage

TrustLaw publishes special report on child marriage

Study shows fall in blood pressure during dialysis for patients increases risk of blood clotting

Study shows fall in blood pressure during dialysis for patients increases risk of blood clotting

GIDAC recommends FDA approval of Janssen's REMICADE for treatment of pediatric UC

GIDAC recommends FDA approval of Janssen's REMICADE for treatment of pediatric UC

Artegraft BCA superior to cuffed ePTFE for hemodialysis access

Artegraft BCA superior to cuffed ePTFE for hemodialysis access

Gene-based test for distinguishing harmless from precancerous pancreatic cysts

Gene-based test for distinguishing harmless from precancerous pancreatic cysts