Historical exhibition of surgery items, instruments and techniques.
EXHIBITION OF SURGERY THROUGH THE AGES.
At the Biblioteca Vallicelliana, one of the oldest libraries in Rome: S.U. Pan along shelves of Historic books. C.U. Pan along stone age surgical instruments C.U. a small bronze statue. C.U. Demonstration of a bronze instrument used by the Incas for drilling the skull. C.U. Irons from Syria and Babylonia. C.U. A Grecian urn whose sides have paintings of patients at a surgery and a blood letting process. C.U. Roman instruments on a bas-releif, pan to a fresco depicting a surgeon removing an arrow embedded in a leg. M.S. Picture with hand holding the actual instrument used for removal in front of it. C.U. A bas relief of the Pillar of Traiana showing the medical services of the Roman army. C.U. Iron instruments used in Arabian and Mediaeval operations. C.U. sketch of the technique of replacing a dislocated shoulder. C.U. an open book containing sketch of plastic surgery of the nose by a surgeon named Tagliacozzi. Pan up to model reproduction of the drawing. C.U. print of wooden apparatus used for arm fractures. Pan up to the actual instrument. C.U. a demonstration showing an instrument used in the 14th century to amputate a hand. Iron apparatus for the prothesis of various fractures of the body.