n South African Journal of Surgery - Fistuloclysis - a valuable option for a difficult problem : case report

Volume 46, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0038-2361
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5151



Despite the great advances in the management of high output enterocutaneous fistulas (HOECFs), this condition remains a challenge for surgeons in both the developing and developed worlds. Since the early 1960s, nutritional support has been the mainstay of management that expedites the spontaneous healing of the fistula or, if healing does not occur, ensures that the patient is nutritionally optimised for surgical reconstruction.

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