Posts Tagged: De humani corporis fabrica

Showing the Instruments: Vesalius and the Tools of Surgery and Anatomy

By Allen Shotwell In the dedication to his famous De humani corporis fabrica of 1543, Andreas Vesalius made a deliberate connection between surgery and anatomy. Both surgery and the dissection of bodies to study anatomy relied on manual skills, according

Showing the Instruments: Vesalius and the Tools of Surgery and Anatomy

By Allen Shotwell In the dedication to his famous De humani corporis fabrica of 1543, Andreas Vesalius made a deliberate connection between surgery and anatomy. Both surgery and the dissection of bodies to study anatomy relied on manual skills, according