Revisiting Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical Views as Practiced by Al-Zahrawi : A Review

Fareedi Mukram Ali, Ghassan Al-Iryani, Muzaffar Faridi
2017 International Arab Journal of Dentistry  
Al-Zahrawi -popularly acknowledged in the West by his Latin name Abulcasis -is considered as one of the greatest medieval surgeon in the Islamic world. His magnum opus "Al-Tasreef" is a thirty-volume encyclopaedia of medical practices. Al-Zahrawi is well recognized for his innovative methods in all the branches of surgery. A limited conceptual work has been done on his contribution in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery. Through this review we intent to highlight oral and maxillofacial surgical views as practised by Al-Zahrawi.
doi:10.12816/0044457 fatcat:z3w3sb7fsnhtlbssh4z2zmsdqi