Reference numberCLP/12i/50/1
TitleManuscript, 'Some additional remarks on the extracting [of] the stone of the bladder out of those of the female sex' by Thomas Molyneux
DescriptionMolyneux describes a method of extracting a bladder stone from an eleven- or twelve-year-old girl by gently dilating the neck of the bladder without making an incision. Molyneux had previously suggested this non-invasive procedure in an earlier paper in Philosophical Transactions vol. 17, no. 202 (July and August 1693).

Subject: Surgery / Medicine

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Some additional remarks on the extracting the stone of the bladder out of those of the female sex'.

Read to the Royal Society on 19 January 1698 when members of the French Royal Academy of Sciences were visiting.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1698.0004
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1698.0104 [figure]
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 20 (1698), p 11
Related records in the catalogueRBO/8/47
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7851Molyneux; Sir; Thomas (1661 - 1733); physician and antiquarian1661 - 1733
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