Prakash D1, Chidananda2, Ganapathi Puranik3, Gopinath Pai4, Ashok Melapur5, Madhu B. S6, Chandrashekar S7, Giridhar Rao8
ABSTRACT: Gastrointestinal fistula is a common problem faced by General and Gastrointestinal surgeons. Many times it is a disaster after abdominal operation. Though conservative management heals many fistulae, it is sometimes necessary to do surgical intervention. An attempt has been made in this article to discuss when to intervene surgically and different types of surgical procedures required in selective cases of gastrointestinal fistulae.