Lithotomy; Surgery for bladder calculi
Posture for lithotomy
Bell, John, 1763-1820
32 x 24 cm.
Lithotomy; Surgery for bladder calculi, in 4 numbered illustrations. 1 illustration of the position of the patient, shown supine with his hands bound to his ankles. Staff shown inserted in the penis, and medial incision made in the perineum. 3 illustratons of the procedure, showing the location of the staff relative to internal anatomy. Inferior views.
Plate signed by the artist: J. Bell; and by the engraver: W. Skelton. Dated: June 16th 1804,
Part of the book: Bell, John, 1763-1820. The principles of surgery. Edinburgh: Printed for T. Cadell, jun. & W. Davies ..., T. Longman & O. Rees ..., London; and W. Creech, P. Hill, and Manners and Miller ...,, 1801-1808.
Skelton, William, 1763-1848
Urologic Surgical ProceduresBladder CalculiPenisBladderPerineumSurgical Instruments
The principles of surgery