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Galen or Galenus was born at Pergamum (now Bergama in Turkey) in 129 A.D., and died in the year 200 A.D. He was a 2nd century Greek philosopher-physician who switched to the medical profession after his father dreamt of this calling for his son. Galen's training and experiences brought him to Alexandria and Rome and he rose quickly to fame with public(More)
Thomas Willis is considered one of the greatest neuroanatomists of all time. His name is usually associated with the circle of Willis, an anastomotic circle at the base of the brain, but his work also formed the foundation of basic neuroanatomical description and nomenclature, and comparative neuroanatomy. He was born on 27 January 1621 at Great Bedwyn in(More)
In recent years, medical ethics has become an undisputed part of medical studies. Many people believe that modern advances in medical technology--such as the development of dialysis machines, respirators, magnetic resonance imaging, and genetic testing and types of cancer screenings--have created the bioethical dilemmas that confront physicians in the 21st(More)
In recent years medical ethics has become an undisputed part of medical studies. Many people believe that modern advances in medical technology - such as the development of dialysis machines, respirators, magnetic resonance imaging and genetic testing and types of cancer screenings - have created bioethical dilemmas that confront physicians in the 21st(More)
Following the discovery of X-rays by Wilhelm Conrad ROENTGEN in 1895, the interest in these rays increased in many countries, and studies were initiated for the use of this discovery in the field of medicine. The contributions of Dr. Esad Feyzi, and Dr. Rıfat Osman who later joined him, are significant with respect to introducing the knowledge about(More)
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