Malecot, Achille-Etienne

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Achille-Etienne, French surgeon, 1852–.
Malecot catheter - a two- or four-winged catheter.
Malecot drain
Malecot tube
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A malecot drain was placed through the vagina and into the peritoneal cavity.
The abscess cavity was suctioned out via this defect, and a 26-French Malecot drain was placed in the cavity transanally.
The patient presented again two weeks later after spontaneous removal of Malecot drain. An exam under anesthesia was performed revealing involution of abscess cavity into fibrotic sinus tract.
A 14F Malecot drain was routinely placed following the completion of the operation.