They have also been used in nonhemostatic applications, such as repair of tissue defects, anastomotic leakage, and closure of colovesical
Of the 50 cases of carcinoma colon, 3 cases presented as emergencies (2 cases of obstruction and I was colovesical
We present the case of a 54-year-old woman with past medical history of stage IIB squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix, pelvic radiation therapy 16 years earlier, chronic renal insufficiency, chronic pyelonephritis, solitary left kidney, left ureteral stricture, frequent ureteral stent exchanges, left percutaneous nephrostomy tube, and colovesical
and vesicovaginal fistulae.
fistula following an open preperitoneal "Kugel" mesh repair of an inguinal hernia.
Of the 12 patients with fistulas; 9 (75%) were colovesical
and 3 (25%) colovaginal.
fistula and atresia ani et racti in a lamb.
fistula can cause a severe urinary tract infection and requires surgery to remove the fistula.
11,12) Even colovesical
or colorectal fistulas have been reported as being caused by ingested chicken bones.
A computerized tomographic (CT) scan of her abdomen showed extensive diverticulosis of the sigmoid colon, a colovesical
fistula with gas in the bladder and the allograft renal pelvis (Figs.
Complications of diverticulitis include intra- and extramural abscesses, sinus tract and fistula formation (especially colovesical
fistula), bowel and ureteral obstruction, gross intraperitoneal or retroperitoneal perforation, peritonitis, septic thrombosis of portomesenteric veins, and liver abscess.
Urinary fistulas may be vesicovaginal, ureterovaginal, urethrovaginal, vesicouterine, or colovesical