Publications by authors named "John W Eiser"

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Colo-renal fistula: An unusual cause of hematochezia.

World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 2010 Aug;1(3):106-8

John D Wysocki, Virendra Joshi, Naveed Gil, Tulane University School of Medicine, LA 70112 , United States.

A 76 year old woman with bloody stools and symptomatic anemia presented to the Emergency Department approximately 2 wk after computed tomography (CT)-guided cryoablation to a 4.5 cm renal cell carcinoma on her left posterior kidney. The patient was initially prepped for a colonoscopy to view possible causes of lower gastrointestinal bleeding. However, the patient had a CT with PO contrast that revealed a variation of a renoalimentary fistula. The patient was subsequently brought to the operating room, and it was discovered that a colo-renal fistula had formed, with transmural perforation of the posterior descending colon. A left nephrectomy, left colectomy with colostomy and Hartmann's pouch was performed.
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