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ART AND MEDICINE
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 122  

Susruta


Department of Cardiology, Heart Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

Date of Submission04-Feb-2020
Date of Acceptance04-Feb-2020
Date of Web Publication29-Jun-2020

Correspondence Address:
Smitha Anilkumar
Department of Cardiology, Heart Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha
Qatar
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/HEARTVIEWS.HEARTVIEWS_14_20

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How to cite this article:
Anilkumar S. Susruta. Heart Views 2020;21:122

How to cite this URL:
Anilkumar S. Susruta. Heart Views [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Jul 9];21:122. Available from: http://www.heartviews.org/text.asp?2020/21/2/122/288320





Susruta was an ancient Indian surgeon (who was possibly born in 7th century BC) and is the author of the book “Sushruta Samhita,” a comprehensive textbook on medicine and surgery.

Susruta is considered the “Father of Plastic surgery” and is responsible for the advancement of medicine in the ancient India. He is credited with performing cosmetic surgery and especially with using forehead skin to reconstruct noses which were amputated as a punishment for crimes in his era.

In the ancient India, medical science supposedly made many advances. Specifically, these advances were in the areas of plastic surgery, extraction of cataracts, and dental surgery. There is documentary evidence to prove the existence of these practices.

The practice of surgery has been recorded in India around 800 BC.

Susruta's forte was rhinoplasty (plastic surgery) and ophthalmology (ejection of cataracts).






 

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