Antonio Maria Valsalva (1666-1723).

@article{Fughelli2019AntonioMV,
  title={Antonio Maria Valsalva (1666-1723).},
  author={Patrizia Fughelli and Andrea Stella and Antonio V. Sterpetti},
  journal={Circulation Research},
  year={2019}
}
Antonio Maria Valsalva represented a turning point in the history of medicine. Valsalva introduced the new experimental method, diffused by Bacon, Galilei, and Newton, promoting the independence of reason in the study of medical phenomena. Thanks to his gentleness, hard work, and humanitarian spirit, he was able to persuade the traditional, ultraconservative academic medical world to accept his new ideas. Valsalva was born in 1666 in Imola, not far from Bologna. He was sent to a Jesuit school… 

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Key Words: anatomy ◼ history ◼ medicine ◼ school ◼ valsalva maneuver

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