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Lithotomy: forceps, a dilator, conductors and an operating table for removal of bladder stones in children. Etching by F. Sesone, 1749, after L. Heister.

  • Heister, Lorenz, 1683-1758
Date
[1749]
Reference
2839949i
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Description

Fig. 1 shows a boy positioned for lithotomy, with his arms and legs restrained by the surgeon's assistant, as recommended by Celsus and Tolet, but not by Heister

Publication/Creation

[Naples] : [J. Raymundus & D. Viventius for A. Cervone], [1749]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with engraving ; platemark 18.3 x 30.5 cm

Lettering

Tom. III. Pag. 191. Tab XXVIII. Fran. Sesone sculp.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2839949i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Latin


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