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Al-Zahrawi method on inflammatory swellings and tumours surgery

Bilal, Sara Mohammed Osman Saleh and Kabbashi, Nassereldeen Ahmed (2011) Al-Zahrawi method on inflammatory swellings and tumours surgery. In: Contributions of Muslim Scientists to Medicine and Related Sciences. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 120-125.

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Abstract

The objective ofthis chapter is to list the contribution of AI-Zahrawi in the surgery of swellings and tumours. This chapter explores AI- Zahrawi as a surgeon in the field of inflammatory swellings and tumours. He was known as the most notable Muslim surgeon during the Islamic civilization. His name is Abu-AI-Qasim Khalaf Ibn'Abbas AI-Zahrawi known as Abulcasis, Bucasis or Alzahravius. In 930 A.D., he was born in AI-Zahra, a suburb of Cordova. He attended the University of Cordova which had been established for one and a half centuries. AI-Zahrawi as a physician was appointed as the Court-Physician of King Abdel-Rahman III (Amr SS, 2007, pp. 220-1). He spent a productive life in practicing medicine, especially in surgery and medical writings. He wrote mainly four books. One of them is "AI_Tastif Liman Ajiz'an Al-Ta'lif' which is the best medieval surgical encyclopaedia

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 6951/21118
Uncontrolled Keywords: Al-Zaheawi, swellings, tumours surgery
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RD Surgery
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering
Depositing User: Sakinah Kamaludin
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2012 10:07
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2013 17:10
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/21118

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