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Hussein Youssef

Trepanning

Trepanning is one of the earliest surgical operations knowns, and there is considerable evidence to show that it was practiced by primitive man in prehistoric times. The scraping of a hole in the

Arrow in Centre of Back

The beautiful bas-relief in the British Museum of a wounded lioness from an Assyrian Palace in Nineveh. Although Assyrian had no knowledge of the spinal cord the Babylonians and the Assyrians clearly understood

Akkadian Diagnostic Handbook

Ancient Assyria and Babylonia had a rich medical culture that survives partly through diverse therapeutic texts and a manual composed of 40 clay tablets known to modern scholars as the “Diagnostic Handbook”. These