Urology and Nephrology

, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp 251–262 | Cite as

Urethro-rectal fistulas

  • St. Wesolowski


The etiology, symptoms and diagnosis of the urethro-rectal fistula are described. The surgical treatment with special reference to Whitehead — Young — Stone's operation is discussed. This procedure produced good results in 6 cases of urethro-rectal fistulas. The period of postoperative observation varied from 1 to 11 years.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • St. Wesolowski
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  1. 1.Department of UrologyMedical AcademyWarsaw

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