|Title||Unpublished manuscript, ['On lithotrity'] by [Charles Louis Stanislas Heurteloup]|
|Description||Original French manuscript on the importance of and reasons for lithotrity, an operation to remove bladder stones by reducing them to a powder to allow them to pass naturally. Heurteloup describes the way the operation is typically done, and then discusses his improvements to the accepted method, drawing on his own observations and experiments. Minor corrections appear in ink.|
Communicated by Joshua Brookes. English translation read to the Royal Society on 17 June 1830.
Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper, Heurteloup did publish it as part of a larger work in 1831: Heurteloup, Charles Louis Stanislas. 'Principles of lithotrity; or a treatise on the art of extracting the stone without incision.' London: Whittaker, Treacher, and Co, 1831.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Related material||Heurteloup, Charles Louis Stanislas. 'Principles of lithotrity; or a treatise on the art of extracting the stone without incision.' London: Whittaker, Treacher, and Co, 1831.|
|Heurteloup's larger published work available in the Royal Society's printed works collections: RCN43848|
|Related records in the catalogue||AP/14/10|
|URL description||Heurteloup's larger published work available on Google Books|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA3566||Brookes; Joshua (1761 - 1833)||1761 - 1833|