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Kraske's operation

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The sacral method of resection of the rectum for carcinoma. Removal of the coccyx and excision of the left wing of the sacrum for access to a carcinoma of the rectum. Used in cases of cancer and stenosis.


  • P. Kraske:
    Die sacrale Methode der Exstirpation von mastdarmkrebsen und die Resectio recti.
    Berliner klinische Wochenschrift, 1887, 24: 899-904.

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