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Maydl's operation

Alternative eponyms

  • Maydl-Reclus procedure

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Colostomy in two steps (tempi), used in cases of inoperable cancer of the rectum.

Description

Colostomy in two steps (tempi), used in cases of inoperable cancer of the rectum.

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