What is the role of fistulographic studies in the diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)?

Updated: Oct 17, 2017
  • Author: William A Rowe, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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In fistulographic studies, contrast can also be inserted directly into an enterocutaneous fistula in order to help determine the course of the fistula in anticipation of surgical correction and to assist in guiding the surgical approach.


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