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Kraske's operation

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The sacral method of resection of the rectum for carcinoma.

Description

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.

Bibliography

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

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