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Abu a-Qasim al-Zahrawi's contribution to neurosurgery

Mohamad Asharaf, Asfana Banu and Shuriye, Abdi Omar (2011) Abu a-Qasim al-Zahrawi's contribution to neurosurgery. In: Contributions of Muslim Scientists to Medicine and Related Sciences. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 115-119. ISBN 978-967-418-155-0

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This chapter investigates AI-Zahrawi's contribution to surgery especially neurosurgery. The main objective of this chapter is to study AI-Zahrawis' views on neurosurgery operation. Neurosurgery is concerned on causes of brain diseases, spine, peripheral nerves, and arteries of the neck. Abu AI-Qasim AI-Zahrawi was born in 936 C.E. in city Zahra of Cordoba. He was regarded as the father of modem surgery and his Kitab al-Tasrif (Book of Confessions) which consists of 30 volumes was translated into various European languages and used in medical schools.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 4669/21116
Uncontrolled Keywords: Abu a-Qasim al-Zahrawi, neurosurgery
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam
R Medicine > RD Surgery
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering
Depositing User: Abdi Omar Shuriye
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2012 09:59
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2012 10:00
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/21116

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