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Original Article

Our Surgical Heritage: Great Scots of Anatomy and Surgery

Rao R Ivatury

Keywords : Historical review, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Scottish anatomists and surgeons, Surgeons’ Hall museums

Citation Information : Ivatury RR. Our Surgical Heritage: Great Scots of Anatomy and Surgery. Panam J Trauma Crit Care Emerg Surg 2021; 10 (1):8-15.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1315

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Background: The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, established in 1505 as the Barber Surgeons of Edinburgh was one of the oldest medical organizations in the world. Materials and methods: Literature review of the history of great Scottish surgeons of the 18th and 19th centuries and their accomplishments. Conclusion: Edinburgh and Scotland in the 18th and 19th centuries were renowned for their cutting-edge medicine and surgery. Clinical significance: A history of our surgical heritage.


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