Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Rabie E. Abdel-Halim

  • Lithotripsy: a historical review

    Rabie Abdel-Halim Riyadh, Saudi Arabia   Fig. 2: The pincer used by Al-Razi to grasp and break off pieces of a large vesical stone (shown in the illustrated 30th section of Al Tasrif book of Al-Zahrawi). Fig. 1: Title page of the 10th volume of Al-Razi book: Kitab Al-Hawi Fi Al-Tibb (The Continens) Although lithotripsy1 is…