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Why (Abulcasis) is considered as the "father of modern surgery ?

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Asked by hemant mehta, 09 Apr '12 03:18 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, 09 Apr '12 03:19 pm

 
  
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Abu al-Qasim Khalaf ibn al-Abbas Al-Zahrawi.

"Father of Surgery"




Almost a thousand years ago at a time when Spain (Al Andalus) was part of the Islamic empire, there lived near the capital city of Cordoba one of the great, but now largely forgotten, pioneers of surgery. He was known as Abu al-Qasim Khalaf ibn al-Abbas Al-Zahrawi. Al-Zahrawi (also known as Albucasis) was simply the greatest Muslim surgeon, with European surgeons of his time coming to regard him as a greater authority than even Galen, the ancient world's acknowledged master.

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Answered by vaaaren, 09 Apr '12 03:27 pm

 
  
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For your kind information he is not considered
Answered by HEMANT MEHTA, 09 Apr '12 03:21 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.
Answered by anil garg, 07 Jun '12 06:16 pm

 
  
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