Cheselden W (1740)

The anatomy of the human body. 5th edition. London: William Bowyer.
In the mid-18th century, the English lithotomist William Cheslden drew attention to the importance of taking account of the age of patients when assessing survival after operations for bladder stones.

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Portrait(s)

William Cheselden (1688-1752)

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Acknowledgements

The editors are grateful to:

The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh for making available the portrait of William Cheselden (1688-1752).

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