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Beck and von Hacker Operation (Carl Beck, 1856-1911)

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An operation for hypospadias.
French description: Reconstitution de l'urètre pénien antérieur par transplantation, à travers le gland, de l'urètre spongieux disséqueé et étiré; opération pratiquée dans l'hypospadias.


  • C. Beck:
    A new operation for balanic hypospadias.
    The New York Medical Journal, 1898, 67: 147.
  • V. von Hacker:
    Zur operativen Behandlung der Hypospadia Glandis.
    Beiträge zur klinischen Chirurgie, Tübingen, 1898, 22: 271.
  • E. Djavadi, C. Gordji, E. Laffitte, P. Suire:
    [Beck von Hacker's technic in the treatment of hypospadias.] French.
    Journal d'urologie médicale et chirurgicale, July/August 1956, 62 (7-8): 462-471.
  • F. Aragona, C. Camuffo, G. Passerini Glazel:
    [Urethral advance by the Beck-von Hacker technique: indications and results] Article in Spanish.
    Archivos españoles de urología, Madrid, January/February 1992, 45 (1): 53-56.

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