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Closure of a large, persistent enterocutaneous fistula by use of a ventricular septal occluder

Published:August 15, 2014DOI:
      Enterocutaneous fistulas are associated with a significant morbidity and a mortality of between 5% and 20%. The most common causes are iatrogenic (jejunal feeding), Crohn’s disease, radiotherapy-induced, and secondary to malignancy. These patients are often poor surgical candidates, and hence a minimally invasive technique for closure may offer significant benefits.
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