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>Journals >Cirugía y Cirujanos >Year 2000, Issue 5


Neri-Vela R
Cataract surgery in New Spain
Cir Cir 2000; 68 (5)

Language: Español
References: 7
Page: 211-214
PDF: 72.61 Kb.


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ABSTRACT

Some aspects concerning the practice of oculistics in New Spain the (fifteenth, sixteenth, and seventeenth Centuries) are presented in this paper, that mentions some books used by the surgeons in New Spain, such as Institutiones chirurgicae by Luis Mercado, Steyneffer’s Florilegio medicinal, Francisco de Burgoa’s Palestra historial, al-Ghafiqi’s Guía de la oculística, and Lorenzo Heister’s Institutiones chirurgicas, in addition to the medieval sources of all of these works. The medicinal remedies and surgical techniques for cataracts during Colonial times are described. Surgeon Joseph de Quiñones and his insert in Gaceta de Mexico are mentioned.


Key words: , History of medicine, Cataract surgery, New Spain, Colonial texts, Gaceta Médica de México.


REFERENCIAS

  1. Riera. Vida y obra de Luis Mercado. Cuadernos de historia de la medicina Española, Monografías IX. Salamanca Spain: Universidad de Salamanca 1968: 84.

  2. Ibidem 84 and 85.

  3. Esteyneffler de Florilegio medicinal de todas las enfermedades. Tomo I. México: Academia Nacional de Medicina 1978: 219-221.

  4. Burgoa de Palestra historial de virtudes y exemplares apostólicos. México: 1670. Edición facsimilar. México: Grupo Editorial Miguel Angel Porrúa 1997. F, 155 r and 156v.

  5. Al-Ghafiqi. Le guide d’Oculistique. Barcelona, Spain: Laboratories du Nord de l’Espagne. Masnou; 1933.

  6. Izquierdo Raudón, cirujano poblano de 1810. México: Ediciones Ciencia 1949: 142.

  7. Gaceta de México. Tomo XI, No. 38. Sábado 25 de junio de 1803.






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