Surgical pathophysiology and disease management during the centuries.

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During the centuries the pathophysiological concept of illness underwent drastic changes, depending on medical discoveries and religious belief. There is evidences of surgical practice in Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Greece 2000 years B.C., but we have to wait the Roman Empire with Celso, Galeno, and most of all Asclepiade and Temisone to appreciate the endeavor… (More)

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@article{Parmeggiani1998SurgicalPA, title={Surgical pathophysiology and disease management during the centuries.}, author={Alfredo L Parmeggiani}, journal={Journal of investigative surgery : the official journal of the Academy of Surgical Research}, year={1998}, volume={11 3}, pages={159-62} }