Julius von Hochenegg published the pull-through method for rectoanal reconstruction 125 years ago.

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Diseases of the Colon & ReCtum Volume 58: 1 (2015) this kind of rectal resection resulted always in a perineal colostomy, which was very difficult to manage. hochenegg was very concerned about the poor quality of life of these patients. in 1887, he performed the first successful sphincter-saving rectal resection in a 32-year-old woman. Because an end-to-end… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000000276

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