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A History of 'lithotrite' in Urology:

Thompson's Lithotrite

Blind surgery for bladder stones

Heurteloup's Percussion Lithotrite

1793 - 1844

Hit it with a hammer ...

Civiale Lithotrite


With lockable jaws

Thompson Blind Lithotrite


Used by "feel" alone

Hendrickson Lithotriptor


With scissor handles

Histoire de la Lithotritie


Pioneer of barotrauma research

Bigelow Lithotrite


Used for Litholapaxy

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