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Hochenegg's operation

Alternative eponyms

  • Hochenegg-Durchzugverfahren (German)
  • Hochenegg's method

Related people

Total excision of the rectum with preservation of the anal sphincter.

Description

Total excision of the rectum with preservation of the anal sphincter.

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