Demonstration of rectourinary fistulas by pressure gastrografin enema

O. Z. Lernau, J. Jancu, S. Nissan

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Rectourethral and vesical fistulas in patients with high anorectal atresia can be demonstrated by using a pressure Gastrografin enema through the distal colostomy opening. A technique is described where contrast medium is forced by gentle pressure. filling the fistula and the urethra. This picture is of great value during the repair of these anomalies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)497-498
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - Oct 1978
Externally publishedYes


  • Anorectal atresia
  • rectourethral fistula
  • rectovesical fistula
  • urethral ectopic anus
  • vesical ectopic anus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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