What are the initial steps in enterovesical fistula surgical repair?

Updated: Dec 24, 2020
  • Author: Joseph Basler, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS  more...
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The colon is mobilized proximal and distal to the fistula. Pinching the colon off the bladder with blunt dissection may be possible, but separating the two organs usually requires a careful and tedious sharp dissection. [53]


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