'Cutting for the stone': The ancient art of lithotomy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Lithotripsy
  • Urinary Bladder Calculi

abstract

  • The history of lithotomy is a fascinating story of how early surgeons forced by the culture and customs of the time dealt with common but devastating bladder stones. Out of their efforts, urology was born.

publication date

  • May 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2008.07510.x

PubMed ID

  • 18284407

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1214

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 101

number

  • 10