A NOVEL TECHNIQUE FOR ENTEROCUTANEOUS FISTULA CLOSURE

LOCAL TRANSPOSITION FLAP

  • Sudhir kumar, professor Plastic surgery department, Maharani Laxmibai Medical college, Jhansi
  • Aakansh Jain plastic surgeon

Abstract

Enterocutaneous fistulae are one of the most dreaded complications of abdominal surgeries which may be due to the result of multiple causes like anastomotic failure, poor blood supply, or iatrogenic bowel injuries. These fistulae are classified based on their output. Most Low output fistulae usually close spontaneously but few remain patent and may require surgical intervention. We are presenting two of our cases where we have used the local transposition flap to cover the enterocutaneous fistulae successfully. It can serve as a good armour in the armamentarium of plastic surgeon.

Author Biography

Sudhir kumar, professor, Plastic surgery department, Maharani Laxmibai Medical college, Jhansi
Head of Department and Professor, Plastic surgery department, Maharani Laxmibai Medical college, Jhansi

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Published
2023-08-15
How to Cite
KUMAR, Sudhir; JAIN, Aakansh. A NOVEL TECHNIQUE FOR ENTEROCUTANEOUS FISTULA CLOSURE. J Soc Surg Nep, [S.l.], v. 26, n. 1, p. 39-42, aug. 2023. ISSN 2392-4772. Available at: <https://jssn.org.np/index.php?journal=jssn&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=523>. Date accessed: 19 may 2024.