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A History of Urology:

Lithotrites

Heurteloup's Percussion Lithotrite

1793 - 1844

Hit it with a hammer ...

Civiale Lithotrite

1860

With lockable jaws

Thompson Blind Lithotrite

1890

Used by "feel" alone

Hendrickson Lithotriptor

1948

With scissor handles

Bigelow Lithotrite

1878

Used for Litholapaxy

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