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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.
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

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