Fistulas and Fissures: Types, Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Dmitri Pavlovich (Editor)
Sergei Ivanovich (Editor)

Series: Human Anatomy and Physiology
BISAC: MED075000



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In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the types, symptoms and treatments for fistulas and fissures. Topics include pancreatic fistulas; cutaneous advancement flap combined with tailored lateral internal sphincterotomy for chronic anal fissures; management of congenital fistulae; foot fissures in patients with diabetes; dialysis access-associated steal syndrome; anal fissures; advantage of surgical treatment for intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas; pathogenesis of perianal fistulas in Crohn’s disease; setons in treatment of anal fistulas; biliary fistulas; and arm fistulae and their creation. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

Preface pp. i-vii

Pancreatic Fistula
(Filip Čečka, Bohumil Jon, Department of Surgery, Medical Faculty and University Hospital Hradec Králové, Czech Republic)pp. 1-24

Cutaneous Advancement Flap Combined with “Tailored” Lateral Internal Sphincterotomy for Chronic Anal Fissure: Results from our Prospective Database and Review of the Literature
(George E. Theodoropoulos, Colorectal Unit, First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece)pp. 25-46

Recent Developments in the Management of Congenital Fistulae
(Costa Healy, Anies Mahomed, Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital, Brighton, UK)pp. 47-62

Foot Fissures in Patients with Diabetes
(Makoto Oe, Takashi Nagase, Takeo Minematsu, Yumiko Ohashi, Takahumi Kadono, Kohjiro Ueki, Takashi Kadowaki, Hiromi Sanada, Departments of Gerontological Nursing/Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, and others)pp. 63-78

Pancreatic Fistulae: Clinical Features, Diagnosis and Treatment
(Marcos Kutz, Juan Jose Vila, Silvia Goñi, Juan Carrascosa, Marta Basterra, Marta Gómez, Maria Luz Almendral, Hospital of Zumárraga, Spain, and others)pp. 79-96

Dialysis Access-Associated Steal Syndrome
(Huai-Min Chen, Ying-Fu Chen, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, and others)pp. 97-112

Anal Fissure
(Joseph Lysy, Ariella Bar-Gil Shitrit, Digestive Disease Institute, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Affiliated to the Hebrew University Medical School, Israel)pp. 113-126

Advantage of Surgical Treatment for Intracranial Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas: Clinical Experience and Review of Literatures
(Naoki Kato, Toshihide Tanaka, Yuzuru Hasegawa, Toshiaki Abe, Department of Neurosurgery, Jikei University School of Medicine Kashiwa Hospital, Chiba, Japan, and others)pp. 127-140

Pathogenesis of Perianal Fistulas in Crohn’s Disease
(Am El-Tawil, Department of Surgery, University Hospital Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom)pp. 141-152

Setons in Treatment of Anal Fistula
(Gokulakkrishna Subhas, General Surgery, Providence Hospital and Medical Centers, Southfield, MI, USA)pp. 153-162

Biliary Fistulas
(Elham Dadzan, Chirag S. Desai, Raffaele Girlanda, Georgetown University Hospital, Department of Surgery, Washington DC, USA)pp. 163-172

Arm Fistulae and their Creation
(A. N. Hopper, C. Davies, Vascular Surgery, Morriston Hospital, Wales, UK)pp. 173-184

Index pp. 185-196

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