• intestine
  • Enterocutaneous fistula: between the intestine and the skin surface, namely from the duodenum or the jejunum or the ileum. (wikipedia.org)
  • Amylase
  • Specific blood studies used to assess pancreatic function include measurements of serum amylase, lipase, glucose, calcium, and triglyceride levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • diagnosis
  • 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)
  • resection
  • A pancreatic resection left of the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) is termed left resection or distal pancreatectomy (DP). (biomedcentral.com)
  • This pancreatic resection technique can be performed, according to the indication of the operation, as a spleen-preserving resection, or it can be combined with a splenectomy. (biomedcentral.com)
  • splenic
  • 3 Splenic capsule …………………………… 1 Ileum ……………………………… 1 Pancreatic disorders are often accompanied by weakness and fatigue. (wikipedia.org)
  • gland
  • The greatest risk factor was pancreatic texture: 27% of patients with a soft gland developed pancreatic fistula, compared with 8% of patients with hard glands. (eurekalert.org)
  • 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)
  • organs
  • Management of a pancreatic injury can be difficult because other abdominal organs, such as the liver, usually have sustained trauma as well. (wikipedia.org)
  • A fistula is an abnormal connection between two hollow spaces (technically, two epithelialized surfaces), such as blood vessels, intestines, or other hollow organs. (wikipedia.org)
  • closure
  • Additionally, simply by injecting contrast medium, we were able to monitor the closure of fistulas without ERCP. (ndsl.kr)
  • surgical
  • Surgical Management of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disorders (Second ed. (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)