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A surgeon performing a paracentesis on an obese man, whose swollen abdomen has a cannula inserted into it, and is subsequently releasing fluid into a basin. Pen drawing by Z.S. after an engraving, 1672.

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Credit: A surgeon performing a paracentesis on an obese man, whose swollen abdomen has a cannula inserted into it, and is subsequently releasing fluid into a basin. Pen drawing by Z.S. after an engraving, 1672. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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1 drawing : pen ; image 14.3 x 10.4 cm

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References note

See further: A. Hahn & P. Dumaitre, Historie de la médecine et du livre médical, Paris 1962, pl. 159, p. 407, no. 160
A similar engraving to the original is in: J. Scultetus, Appendix ... ad armentarium chirurgicum, Lyons 1692, facing p. 135

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Typed lettering is attached to the drawing and reads: "The paracentesis. Paul Barbette, Opera chirurgica anatomica, Leyden, 1672."

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Wellcome Library no. 22784i

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The original engraving is in: P. Barbette, Opera chirurgica-antomica, Leyden, 1672, p. 57

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