Albucasis, a tenth-century scholar, physician and surgeon: His role in the history of plastic and reconstructive surgery

@article{AlBenna2011AlbucasisAT,
  title={Albucasis, a tenth-century scholar, physician and surgeon: His role in the history of plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  author={Sammy Al-Benna},
  journal={European Journal of Plastic Surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={35},
  pages={379-387}
}
  • S. Al-Benna
  • Published 1 May 2012
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Plastic Surgery
Abu Al-Qasim Khalaf ibn Abbas Al-Zahrawi (936–1013 CE, known to Europe as Albucasis) practised medicine and surgery in Córdova, the capital of Andalusia. He was a great mediaeval surgeon who influenced European surgery until the Renaissance. His magnum opus was an encyclopaedia of 30 treatises entitled Al-Tasreef. It encompassed the entire medical and surgical fields then known and it has been considered the first illustrated scientific text in history. The 30th and most important treatise, On… 
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