Boston City Hospital

G. W. Gay, L. D. Gunter
1868 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
thoroughly washed out with warm water, and a straight catheter, surrounded by a chemise enclosing sponges, passed through the wound into the bladder. The nucleus was a mulberry calculus, pink in color, nodulated, and weighing (with its capsule of phosphatic stone as removed from the bladder) five drachms and ten grains. The fragments composing the remainder of the calculus were white, with occasional thin strata of a dark-brown color. The whole stone weighed thirteen drachms, two scruples and
more » ... ur grains. The bladder, as felt through the wound, was contracted, hard and trabeculated.
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