Cullen

The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

 

Surgery

General references to excision, extirpate, lancing, or cutting etc when surgery is being implied. Includes general references to 'an operations' or 'operations', but see also Amputation.

Category: Treatments
Sub category: General

58 documents found with this item tagged. See below for the various ways that this item has been used in the the documents.



[DOC ID:4184] puncture may be tried on page (2)
[ID:4184] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr William Wemyss (in Kirkcaldy) / Regarding: Mrs Donaldson (Patient) / 3 November 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:1916] I opened it on page (2)
[ID:1916] From: Mr John Walker / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Thomson (of Kirkcudbright) (Patient) / 21 September 1780 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1978] it was cut on page (6)
[ID:1978] Case Note / Regarding: Miss Hodgson (Hodgeson) (Patient) / 11? February 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1978] had a Puncture made on page (7)
[ID:1978] Case Note / Regarding: Miss Hodgson (Hodgeson) (Patient) / 11? February 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1978] again cut on page (7)
[ID:1978] Case Note / Regarding: Miss Hodgson (Hodgeson) (Patient) / 11? February 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1773] manual operation on page (1)
[ID:1773] From: Reverend Edward Gilhespy (Gillespie, Gillespy) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Reverend Edward Gilhespy (Gillespie, Gillespy) (Patient) / 14 December 1779 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1663] a considerable portion of the Breast was taken off on page (1)
[ID:1663] From: Mr William Wightman / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs Grieve (Patient) / 29 April 1779 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1606] cut for 10 or 12 days til the inflammation seemed to be abated on page (1)
[ID:1606] From: Mr James Mill / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr James Mill (Patient) / December 1778 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1512] exterpation on page (2)
[ID:1512] From: Thomas Fetherstonhaugh / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs Smallwood (Patient) / 31 May 1778 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1512] exterpation on page (2)
[ID:1512] From: Thomas Fetherstonhaugh / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs Smallwood (Patient) / 31 May 1778 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1174] Cutting on page (3)
[ID:1174] From: [AUTHOR UNKNOWN] / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: [A matter not directly regarding a patient] / 11 October 1775 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:749] unavoidably be laid open on page (2)
[ID:749] From: Mr Alexander Morison (of Bogney or Bognie; 4th of Bogie) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Morison (Patient) / 13 May 1762 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:5860] submit to the operation on page (1)
[ID:5860] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Reverend Reid? / Regarding: Mrs Reid (Patient) / 19 July 1789 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:5820] cutting with the point of a Lancet on page (2)
[ID:5820] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mr Pickering (Patient) / 15 May 1789 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:5486] extirpation on page (1)
[ID:5486] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr Alexander Dunlop (Sanders, Saunders) / Regarding: Mr Archibald Campbell (of Succoth) (Patient) / 16 July 1787 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:57] cutting thro the infraorbital Nerve on page (1)
[ID:57] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr Mee / Regarding: Anonymous (Patient) / 20 May 1769 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:530] extirpation on page (5)
[ID:530] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Colonel John Robinson (Robertson) (Patient), Mrs Parker (Patient) / 16 April 1782 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:530] extirpation on page (6)
[ID:530] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Colonel John Robinson (Robertson) (Patient), Mrs Parker (Patient) / 16 April 1782 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:5399] subjected to an operation on page (1)
[ID:5399] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr Alexander Wemyss (of Pitkenny) / Regarding: Mrs Jamieson (Patient) / 25 January 1787 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4591] Punctures on page (1)
[ID:4591] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr Alexander Stevenson (Professor; of Dalgairn ) / Regarding: Mr Alexander Craig (Patient) / 3 April 1780 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4555] operation on page (1)
[ID:4555] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Reverend Edward Gilhespy (Gillespie, Gillespy) / Regarding: Reverend Edward Gilhespy (Gillespie, Gillespy) (Patient) / 20 December 1779 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4292] cutting on page (1)
[ID:4292] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Colonel Humphrey Senhouse (Patient), Miss Senhouse (Patient), Senhouse (Patient) / 15? August? 1778? / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4246] operation on page (1)
[ID:4246] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr Alexander Dougall (Dougal) / Regarding: Mr Alexander Dougall (Dougal) (Patient) / 29 May 1778 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4249] extirpation on page (2)
[ID:4249] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Thomas Fetherstonhaugh / Regarding: Mrs Smallwood (Patient) / May 1778 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4238] by cutting some of the vessels on the eye itself on page (3)
[ID:4238] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mr Cumberland Reid (of Gogar Bank) (Patient) / 28 April 1778 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:42] extirpation on page (2)
[ID:42] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr James Kenneth Saunders / Regarding: Anonymous (Patient) / 23 December 1768 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4141] opening on page (1)
[ID:4141] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr John Gilchrist (of Speddoch) / Regarding: Mrs Gordon (Patient) / 17 September 1777? / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:411] surgery on page (1)
[ID:411] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Colonel Napier (Patient) / 19 October 1768 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4050] to open the swellings on arm & foot on page (1)
[ID:4050] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Captain Patrick Sinclair (of Lybster) / Regarding: Mr Alexander Sinclair (of Harpsdale) (Patient) / 4 May 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4050] no good can be got from opening on page (1)
[ID:4050] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Captain Patrick Sinclair (of Lybster) / Regarding: Mr Alexander Sinclair (of Harpsdale) (Patient) / 4 May 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4050] an artificial openg m. b.opening may be necessary on page (1)
[ID:4050] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Captain Patrick Sinclair (of Lybster) / Regarding: Mr Alexander Sinclair (of Harpsdale) (Patient) / 4 May 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4050] Incision on page (1)
[ID:4050] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Captain Patrick Sinclair (of Lybster) / Regarding: Mr Alexander Sinclair (of Harpsdale) (Patient) / 4 May 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4011] Extirpation on page (1)
[ID:4011] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr Robert Wallace / Regarding: Mrs Browne (Patient) / 8 March 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4011] extirpation on page (1)
[ID:4011] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr Robert Wallace / Regarding: Mrs Browne (Patient) / 8 March 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:374] extirpation on page (1)
[ID:374] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr John Stevenson (in Arbroath) / Regarding: Mr John Gardiner (Captain or Mr Gardner or Gairdner of (North) Tarry or Tarrie; John Gairdner, younger, of North Tarrie) (Patient) / 18 December 1775 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:3054] may easily be taken away on page (1)
[ID:3054] From: Mr Alexander Dunlop (Sanders, Saunders) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Archibald Campbell (of Succoth) (Patient) / 15 July 1787 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2898] removed by the knife on page (3)
[ID:2898] From: Dr Ralph Irving / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Governor George Johnstone (Johnston) (Patient) / 5 October 1786 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2898] to extirpate whichthis on page (3)
[ID:2898] From: Dr Ralph Irving / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Governor George Johnstone (Johnston) (Patient) / 5 October 1786 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:238] extirpation on page (1)
[ID:238] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: (x x x x x) (Patient) / 20? December? 1781? / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:2121] extirpation of the lump on page (1)
[ID:2121] Case Note / Regarding: Anonymous (Patient) / December 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2121] the point of a Knife on page (1)
[ID:2121] Case Note / Regarding: Anonymous (Patient) / December 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2121] an operation on page (1)
[ID:2121] Case Note / Regarding: Anonymous (Patient) / December 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2121] an operation on page (3)
[ID:2121] Case Note / Regarding: Anonymous (Patient) / December 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2121] the Knife on page (3)
[ID:2121] Case Note / Regarding: Anonymous (Patient) / December 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2097] injudiciously lanced on page (3)
[ID:2097] From: Mr Patrick Duguid Leslie / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr M. (Patient) / 20 November 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:810] Incision on page (3)
[ID:810] From: Mr Gavin Fullarton / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Miss Donald (Donald) (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient) / 14 April 1772 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:810] Incision on page (3)
[ID:810] From: Mr Gavin Fullarton / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Miss Donald (Donald) (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient) / 14 April 1772 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:810] Incision on page (3)
[ID:810] From: Mr Gavin Fullarton / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Miss Donald (Donald) (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient) / 14 April 1772 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:810] Incision on page (4)
[ID:810] From: Mr Gavin Fullarton / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Miss Donald (Donald) (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient) / 14 April 1772 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:810] Operation on page (4)
[ID:810] From: Mr Gavin Fullarton / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Miss Donald (Donald) (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient) / 14 April 1772 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:810] Incision on page (5)
[ID:810] From: Mr Gavin Fullarton / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Miss Donald (Donald) (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient), Anonymous (Patient) / 14 April 1772 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:847] the knife on page (1)
[ID:847] From: Anonymous / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: William Gordon (of Gordonstoun; later Sir William Gordon, 6th Bt of Gordonstoun.) (Patient) / 20 June 1773 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:85] attempting extirpations on page (2)
[ID:85] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr Thomas Duncanson / Regarding: Mrs Falconer (Patient) / 21 March 1770 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:861] cutt off on page (2)
[ID:861] From: Mr Charles Broughton / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs Manning (Patient), Anonymous (Patient) / 1773 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:909] operation on page (7)
[ID:909] From: Anonymous / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Anonymous (Patient) / 14 August 1774 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:909] Operation on page (7)
[ID:909] From: Anonymous / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Anonymous (Patient) / 14 August 1774 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:909] Cut on page (11)
[ID:909] From: Anonymous / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Anonymous (Patient) / 14 August 1774 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:909] Operation on page (11)
[ID:909] From: Anonymous / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Anonymous (Patient) / 14 August 1774 / (Incoming)