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How many new surgical instruments were invented by Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi (Abulcasis), the "father of modern surgery" ?

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Asked by onlytruth, 06 Mar '12 12:16 pm
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Entire details are available from the book of Ab Al-Qsim's al-Tasrif;; Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi
He is considered the greatest medieval surgeon to have appeared from the Islamic World, and has been described by some as the father of modern surgery umpteen number of instruments were invented . Many of these instruments were never used before by any previous surgeons. ... listed at least twenty six innovative surgical instruments
Answered by jameel ahmed, 06 Mar '12 03:47 pm

 
  
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Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi (Abulcasis), the "father of modern surgery", performed surgeries under inhalant anesthesia, and invented the plaster and many other surgical instruments.
A wide variety of surgical instruments and techniques were invented in the Muslim world, as well as the refinement of earlier instruments and techniques. The following instruments are known to have been invented by Muslim surgeons:

Hollow hypodermic needle and injection syringe by Ammar ibn Ali al-Mawsili (c. 1000).
Over 200 surgical instruments were listed by Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi (Abulcasis) in the Al-Tasrif (1000), many of which were never used before by any previous surgeons. Hamidan, for example, listed at least twenty six innovative surgical instruments that Abulcasis introduced.
Bone saw by Abulcasis.
Use of catgut for internal stitching, by Abulcasis.
Cautery, a special medical instrument used for the cauterization of arteries, by Abulcasis.
Ligature, by Abulcasis in the Al-Tasrif, for the ...more
Answered by truth exposed, 06 Mar '12 12:24 pm

 
  
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Yes,an interesting BA
Answered by anil garg, 08 Mar '12 12:33 am

 
  
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Al-Tasreef contains about 200 surgical instruments clearly described and illustrated, many of which were of his own design, for he was a great advocate of creativity and invention...
Answered by aflatoon, 06 Mar '12 12:52 pm

 
  
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