ISSN ONLINE: 2558-815X
ISSN PRINT: 1584-9244
ISSN-L: 1584-9244

The arabo-islamic contribution to the development of surgical instruments


Arab physicians demonstrated exceptional skill in surgery using the instruments introduced by ancient Greeks and Greco-Roman surgeons. In many cases they have manufactured their own innovative instruments succeeding the performance of difficult operations. Arab surgical instruments and their boxes were also decorated with fine designs, sign of art of the Arabo-Islamic civilization.

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