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dc.identifier.citationBorg, M. A. (1987). Intestinal Fistulae. Medi-Scope, 10, 10-12.en_GB
dc.description.abstractAn intestinal fistula can be defined as an abnormal communication between two epithelized surfaces, one or both forming part of the gut. Fistulas are primarily classified into: Internal - connecting two hollow viscera or potential spaces External - connecting hollow viscera to body surface. External fistulae can furthermore be subdivided into: Low output - abscess formation. less than 500ml of drainage High output - more than 500ml of drainage. Although various studies have yielded different results it is generally agreed that mortality lies around 10-20%.en_GB
dc.publisherUniversity of Malta Medical Schoolen_GB
dc.subjectFistula, Intestinalen_GB
dc.subjectAbnormalities, Human -- Etiologyen_GB
dc.titleIntestinal Fistulaeen_GB
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dc.contributor.creatorBorg, Michael Angelo
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