Reference numberRBO/4/11
Alternative reference numberRBO.4.43
Title'Account of cutting the Kidney of a Dog' by Edmond King
DescriptionWritten on 3 December 1668
Operation carried out on a dog that could not bark - King cut the kidney and replaced it in the body of the dog which survived and could bark once again - dog later died of another cause - Dr Allen dissected the dog and found the kidney had nearly fused
Read to the Royal Society on 7 January 1669
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Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/15i/22
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8134King; Sir; Edmond (1629 - 1709); physician and surgeon1629 - 1709
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