Medical Renaissance

@article{ToledoPereyra2015MedicalR,
  title={Medical Renaissance},
  author={Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra},
  journal={Journal of Investigative Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={28},
  pages={127 - 130}
}
ABSTRACT The Medical Renaissance started as the regular Renaissance did in the early 1400s and ended in the late 1600s. During this time great medical personalities and scholar humanists made unique advances to medicine and surgery. Linacre, Erasmus, Leonicello and Sylvius will be considered first, because they fit the early classic Renaissance period. Andreas Vesalius and Ambroise Paré followed thereafter, making outstanding anatomical contributions with the publication of the “Human Factory… 
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