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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.
DaVita's catheter-reduction program lowers CVC rates in hemodialysis patients

DaVita's catheter-reduction program lowers CVC rates in hemodialysis patients

FDA's ODAC recommends withdrawal of Avastin approval for metastatic breast cancer

FDA's ODAC recommends withdrawal of Avastin approval for metastatic breast cancer

MRE reduces ionizing radiation exposure, detects Crohn's disease as reliably as CT

MRE reduces ionizing radiation exposure, detects Crohn's disease as reliably as CT

Secretary of State Clinton travels to sub-Saharan Africa

Secretary of State Clinton travels to sub-Saharan Africa

ACS honors Los Angeles general surgeon with 2011 Jacobson Innovation Award

ACS honors Los Angeles general surgeon with 2011 Jacobson Innovation Award

Celgene announces results of REVLIMID, docetaxel/prednisone phase II combination study on mCRPC

Celgene announces results of REVLIMID, docetaxel/prednisone phase II combination study on mCRPC

Genentech's Avastin, chemotherapy Phase III combination study data on ovarian cancer presented at ASCO

Genentech's Avastin, chemotherapy Phase III combination study data on ovarian cancer presented at ASCO

Promising results from Exelixis' cabozantinib phase 2 trial against metastatic ovarian cancer

Promising results from Exelixis' cabozantinib phase 2 trial against metastatic ovarian cancer

New data on personalized approaches for skin, ovarian and lung cancer to be presented at ASCO meeting

New data on personalized approaches for skin, ovarian and lung cancer to be presented at ASCO meeting

Studies emphasize need to avoid central venous catheters in patients on hemodialysis

Studies emphasize need to avoid central venous catheters in patients on hemodialysis

Decision Resources: 68% of gastroenterologists select Remicade for Crohn's treatment

Decision Resources: 68% of gastroenterologists select Remicade for Crohn's treatment

U.N. panel recommends reparations fund for victims of sexual violence in DRC

U.N. panel recommends reparations fund for victims of sexual violence in DRC

Genentech granted FDA hearing on Avastin for metastatic breast cancer

Genentech granted FDA hearing on Avastin for metastatic breast cancer

Genentech's OCEANS Phase III study of Avastin in platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer meets primary endpoint

Genentech's OCEANS Phase III study of Avastin in platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer meets primary endpoint

Centocor Ortho Biotech files REMICADE sBLA for ulcerative colitis in pediatric patients

Centocor Ortho Biotech files REMICADE sBLA for ulcerative colitis in pediatric patients

MCP-1 protein may contribute to failure of AV fistulas created for vascular access in dialysis patients

MCP-1 protein may contribute to failure of AV fistulas created for vascular access in dialysis patients

Genentech confirms EMA, FDA updates on Avastin for metastatic breast cancer

Genentech confirms EMA, FDA updates on Avastin for metastatic breast cancer

Recent releases in Global Health

Recent releases in Global Health

Biologic grafts are increasingly being used to repair complex hernias

Biologic grafts are increasingly being used to repair complex hernias

Cook Medical's controlled-release esophageal stent receives FDA clearance

Cook Medical's controlled-release esophageal stent receives FDA clearance