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A History of 'lithotomy' in Urology:

17th Century

1600 - 1699

Harvey to van Leeuwenhoek

Roman Medicine

753BC - 554

Influenced by Europe & Asia

Marian Method (Apparatus Major)


Incontinence, fistula & impotence

High Approach

1561 - 1723

Cheselden's forte

Bistuary Cache

For opening a perineal wound

Sir Henry Thompson Bt.

1886 - 1904

Urologist & polymath

Sir Peter Freyer KCB

1917 - 1921

Lithotomist & prostatectomist

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