<procedure> Excision of a fistula. ... Synonym: syringectomy. ... Origin: fistula + G. Ektome, excision ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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(fis″tu-lek´tә-me) excision of a fistula.
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fistulectomy Excision of a fistula tract. A fistula is an abnormal passage or communication, usually between two internal organs or leading from an internal organ to the surface of the body. It is frequently designated according to the organs or parts with which it communicates; such as, anovaginal, brochocutaneous, hepatopleural, pulmonoperitone
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Type: Term Pronunciation: fis′tyū-lek′tŏ-mē Definitions: 1. Excision of a fistula. Synonyms: syringectomy
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Fistulectomy is a surgical procedure where a fistulous tract is excised (cut out) completely. This is compared with fistulotomy, where the fistulous tract is merely laid open to heal. Fistulae are a feature of many diseases, but commonly fistulectomy refers to an operation for an anal fistula (fistula-in-ano). Fistulectomy removes secondary fistul
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