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.
William Cheselden (1688-1752)
The editors are grateful to:
The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh for making available the portrait of William Cheselden (1688-1752).