Management of Chyle fistula with Contrast Instillation: a Case Report
Chyle fistula is a rare condition, associated with loss of fluids, electrolytes, nutrients, lymphocytes, and immune dysfunction. They are managed by dietary modification or by surgical treatment. A case of chyle fistula developing after nephrectomy for non-functioning kidney is reported, along with various management modalities. A novel technique of fistula closure by contrast instillation is described. Patient is well after 2 years of surgery.
KeywordsChyle Fistula Contrast Octreotide Nephrectomy
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