Anatomy of the Kidney from the Point of View of Avicenna and Its Comparative Analysis with Modern Medicine

Tavassoli, Amir parviz and Noras, Mohammad reza and Nikakhtar, Zahra and Mohammadi, Shabnam (2019) Anatomy of the Kidney from the Point of View of Avicenna and Its Comparative Analysis with Modern Medicine. Navid No, 22 (69). pp. 51-59.

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Abstract

Introduction: Research in traditional medicine sources is one of the research priorities. The book of law as the most authoritative comprehensive medical book play an important role in medical education. Ibn Sina explains anatomy in this book. The kidneys and ureter are involved in regulating blood pressure, disposing of the waste material and passing it to the bladder. This article presents the views of this Iranian wise and other traditional medicine sources on renal anatomy and compares findings with the results of the new anatomy. Materials and Methods: At first, texts of traditional medicine such as law (Ibn Sina), Kharazmhahi and Mansuri's description were studied. The criterion for choosing these books has been the credibility of the wise men to be cited and referable to the writings. Then, during a library study, the foundations of anatomy, surgery, pathology, semiology with the key words "kidney" and "pollen" from Iranian medicine sources and sources of modern medicine have been extracted and analyzed. Communities and differences were reviewed and compared in the traditional and modern medicine. Results: According to studies, it was found that Iranian physicians, despite the considerations that have been described in the use of the human body and used more animal model for teaching and research, knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the kidney and urinary system by Iranian physicians have been carefully considered and is consistent with modern medical findings.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anatomy,Avicenna,Iranian medicine,Kidney,Modern medicine
Subjects: QS Human Anatomy
WA Public Health
WZ History of Medicine
Divisions: Journals > Navid No
Depositing User: nnj nnj
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2019 08:07
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2019 08:07
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/11805

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