Andreas Vesalius Bruxellensis: The Bloodletting Letter of 1539 provides an insight into the knowledge of anatomy in that period. This book presents an overview of the development of the practice of venesection. This text discusses the discovery of the venous valves in the human body. Vesalius points out in this text the anatomical basis for the employment of phlebotomy. This book is liberally annotated to guide the readers.
Medical historians will find this book extremely useful.
Andreas Vesalius BRUXELLENSIS:
The Bloodletting Letter of 1539
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 2047
- 1st January 1947
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