gastrointestinal fistula

gas·tro·in·tes·ti·nal fis·tu·la

a fistulous passage connecting the stomach with the intestine.
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1 and then, gastrointestinal fistula was considered which was confirmed by methylene blue test.
IGH always occurs in the following situations: (1) one-site bleeding accompanied by a gastrointestinal fistula, and (2) multi-site bleeding with or without a gastrointestinal fistula.
Infants, however, may present with respiratory distress resulting from associated diaphragmatic herniation or recurrent aspiration secondary to a gastrointestinal fistula.
4) This discovery is in contrast to ELS, which are frequently found in neonates and are associated with other congenital anomalies such as pleuroperitoneal hernias and gastrointestinal fistulas in greater than 50% of cases.
Gastrointestinal fistulas associated with large abdominal wall defects: experience with 43 patients.
Artificial nutritional support in patients with gastrointestinal fistulas.
Gastrointestinal fistulas may occur either postoperatively or spontaneously.

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