Methods of Lithotripsy in Ancient Greece and Byzantium
作者: N. PardalidisC. TsiamisA. DiamantisN. AndriopoulosN. Sofikitis
作者单位: 1Office for the History of the (Hellenic) Greek Naval Medicine, Naval Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece
2Department of Urology, Ioannina University School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
刊名: The Journal of Urology, 2007, Vol.178 (4), pp.1182-1183
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2007.05.124
关键词: historyancientGreeceByzantiumhistory of medicinelithotripsy
原始语种摘要: Purpose(#br)In this article we present the medical methods of lithotripsy applied by ancient Greek and Byzantine physicians, and their influence on the development of surgery after that time.(#br)Materials and Methods(#br)Study and analysis of the original texts of the Byzantine medical writers, written in Greek and containing the knowledge of the ancient Greek, Hellenistic and Roman periods, were performed.(#br)Results(#br)The Byzantine method of lithotripsy was the result of the eternal knowledge of the spasmolytic, analgesic and lithotriptic effect of various herbs, together with ancient surgical techniques of stone removal from Hellenistic and Roman periods. No operation was attempted for the extraction of stones from kidneys. Rather the idea was to drop the stones to the bladder or...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:3.696 (2012)

  • lithotripsy 碎石术
  • Greece 希腊
  • urethra 尿道
  • Byzantine 拜占庭筑的
  • ancient 古代的
  • medicine 
  • eternal 永久的
  • analgesic 镇痛药
  • original 原图
  • removal 消去