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VIGO (Giovanni de) et SANTO (Marianno)
Opera in chyrurgia. additur chyrurgia Mariani Sancti Barolitani
Lyon, Benoit Bonyn pour François et Jacques Giunta, 1538 In-8 de 279, (5) feuillets, puis (3), 86 et (3) feuillets [manque les feuillets 65-66 de la troisième partie signés ii4-5] ; vélin de l'époque, dos lisse portant un titre manuscrit à l'encre brune. Célèbre recueil de chirurgie, le premier après les travaux de Guy de Chauliac et avant ceux Paré, a traité des deux grands problèmes de la chirurgie de la Renaissance : les épidémies de syphilis et les blessures par armes à feu. Il contient également deux chapitres sur la dentisterie. La troisième partie est de Mariano Santo di Barletta, un disciple de Vigo. L'édition originale avait paru en 1514 à Rome. Belle impression de Bonyn pour les frères Giunta à Lyon. "The first complete system of surgery after that of Guy de Chauliac. In 1503 Vigo became the personal surgeon to Pope Julius II. His Practica in arte chirurgia copiosa was completed in 1514 and first published in Latin. It consists of nine books ranging from a consideration of anatomy necessary for a surgeon, to sections on abscesses, wounds, ulcers, benign and malignant tumors, fractures and dislocations, pharmaceuticals, ointments and plasters, as well as sections on dentistry, exercise, diet, syphilis, among others. De Vigo introduced a novel approach for treating mandible dislocations and described a trephine he invented, as well as a number of new instruments. He had a broad spectrum of knowledge in surgery based in part on the ancient Greek and Arabic medical literature, but mainly on his personal experience. He contributed significantly to the revival of medici … [Click Below for Full Description]
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