• surgical
  • A biliary fistula often occurs in be suspected in a person who has recently undergone a surgical procedure, Pain may occur if the leaked bile is also infected, which can subsequently lead to biliary peritonitis. (wikipedia.org)
  • When this finding is present, it may be secondary to: Recent surgical or endoscopic biliary procedure (e.g. (wikipedia.org)
  • Various causes of fistula include: Treatment for fistula varies depending on the cause and extent of the fistula, but often involves surgical intervention combined with antibiotic therapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Various surgical procedures are commonly used, most commonly fistulotomy, placement of a seton (a cord that is passed through the path of the fistula to keep it open for draining), or an endorectal flap procedure (where healthy tissue is pulled over the internal side of the fistula to keep feces or other material from reinfecting the channel). (wikipedia.org)
  • It is important to note that surgical treatment of a fistula without diagnosis or management of the underlying condition, if any, is not recommended. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • Dr. Ong's clinical practice focuses on the treatment of all gastrointestinal cancers with particular interest in treatment options for pancreatico-biliary cancers as well as regional and metastatic disease. (swedish.org)
  • Fistulas are generally a disease condition, but they may be surgically created for therapeutic reasons. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surgery
  • It is a common finding in patients that have recently undergone biliary surgery or endoscopic biliary procedure. (wikipedia.org)
  • In some cases the fistula is temporarily covered, for example a fistula caused by cleft palate is often treated with a palatal obturator to delay the need for surgery to a more appropriate age. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surgery for anorectal fistulae is not without side effects, including recurrence, reinfection, and incontinence. (wikipedia.org)
  • duodenum
  • K11.4) Salivary gland fistula (K31.6) Fistula of stomach and duodenum (K31.6) Gastrocolic fistula (K31.6) Gastrojejunocolic fistula - after a Billroth II a fistula forms between the transverse colon and the upper jejunum (which, post Billroth II, is attached to the remainder of the stomach). (wikipedia.org)
  • Diagnosis
  • Hematobilia, or bleeding from the biliary tree Hemosuccus pancreaticus, or bleeding from the pancreatic duct Severe superior mesenteric artery syndrome The diagnosis of upper GI bleeding is assumed when hematemesis is documented. (wikipedia.org)
  • placement
  • Dialysis related interventions: Placement of tunneled hemodialysis catheters, peritoneal dialysis catheters, and revision/thrombolysis of poorly functioning surgically placed AV fistulas and grafts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Placement of permanent indwelling biliary stents. (wikipedia.org)