CLOSURE OF A BENIGN BRONCHO-OESOPHAGEAL FISTULA BY ENDOSCOPIC INJECTION OF BOVINE COLLAGEN, CYANOACRYLATE GLUE AND GELFOAM


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Abstract

Endoscopic application of adhesives and occlusives has been used to treat both benign and malignant tracheo-oesophageal fistulae. Successful management of a large benign broncho-oesophageal fistula by endoscopic reduction of the opening with injected bovine collagen and occlusion of the lumen with gelfoam and cyanoacrylate plugs is reported.

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