Chest Surgical Disorders in Ancient Egypt: Evidence of Advanced Knowledge

@article{Jungraithmayr2012ChestSD,
  title={Chest Surgical Disorders in Ancient Egypt: Evidence of Advanced Knowledge},
  author={W. Jungraithmayr and W. Weder},
  journal={Annals of Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={255},
  pages={605–608}
}
  • W. Jungraithmayr, W. Weder
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Surgery
  • The ancient Egyptians laid the foundation for the development of the earliest recorded systems of medical treatment. Many specialties such as gynecology, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, and chest disorders were subject to diagnosis, which were followed by an appropriate treatment. Here, we elucidate the remarkable level of their knowledge and understanding of anatomy and physiology in the field of chest medicine. Furthermore, we look at how ancient Egyptian physicians came to a diagnosis and… CONTINUE READING
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