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What exactly is a fistula?

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Dr. Oliver Aalami
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Abnormal Connection

An abnormal connection between to organs or vessels.
Example: entero-cutaneous fistula- an connection between the bowel and the skin. These are typically caused by diseases of the bowel. Example: arterio-venous fistula- a connection between an artery and a vein. These are created surgically to provide dialysis.

In brief: Abnormal Connection

An abnormal connection between to organs or vessels.
Example: entero-cutaneous fistula- an connection between the bowel and the skin. These are typically caused by diseases of the bowel. Example: arterio-venous fistula- a connection between an artery and a vein. These are created surgically to provide dialysis.
Dr. Oliver Aalami
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Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Connection between a

It is a connection between artery and vein.

In brief: Connection between a

It is a connection between artery and vein.
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