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WHAT were the inventions of Abulcasis ?

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Asked by truth exposed, 23 Oct '12 12:11 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 always fresh, 23 Oct '12 12:12 pm

 
  
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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. 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.
Answered by jameel ahmed, 23 Oct '12 12:20 pm

 
  
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In Around 1000 CE,The celebrated Doctor Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi (Abulcasis) published a 1500 pages ilustrated encyclopedia of surgery that was used in Europe (EU) as a medical reference for the next 500 years.Among His many inventions,Doctor Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi (Abulcasis) Discovered the use of dissolving cat gut to stitch wound - beforehand a surgery had to be perfomed to remove sutures.Doctor Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi (Abulcasis) also reportedly performed the first caesarean operation and created the first pair of forceps...
Answered by aflatoon, 23 Oct '12 12:17 pm

 
  
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