Thi·ry-Vel·la fis·tu·la(tē'rē vāl'ah),
experimental isolation of a segment of intestine in an animal; a loop of intestine is isolated, its vascular and nervous connections are preserved, and continuity of the intestinal tract is restored by an end-to-end anastomosis; each end of the isolated segment is connected to an independent opening in the abdominal wall.
Synonym(s): Vella fistula
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Thiry-Vella fistula(1) Thiry fistula, see there.
(2) Vella fistula, see there.
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Thiry,Ludwig, Austrian physiologist, 1817-1897.
Thiry fistula - Synonym(s): Thiry-Vella fistula
Thiry-Vella fistula - experimental isolation of a segment of intestine in a dog or other animal. Synonym(s): Thiry fistula; Vella fistula
Vella,Luigi, Italian physiologist, 1825-1886.
Thiry-Vella fistula - see under Thiry
Vella fistula - Synonym(s): Thiry-Vella fistula
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