Andreas Vesalius

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  • Andreas Vesalius
    • Fabrica
      • 1543
      • Fabric of the Human Body
        • Illustrations: Jan Kalker
        • Based on dissections
      • Printing press helped produce quantities of books
    • Factors For Change
      • Correct over 200 of Galen's Mistakes
      • Challenged Galen
        • Sternum
          • Has 3 parts not 7
        • Jaw
          • Has 1 bone not Two
        • Uterus
        • Bile Duct
      • Physical basis of modern medicine
      • Encouraged others to dissect bodies themselves
    • Backgorund
      • Studied at Padua University, Italy
      • Lived in the Renaissance period
      • Stole a body aged 22
      • Moved to Paris
      • Lived 1514 - 1564
    • Main Ideas
      • Dissection
        • Executed criminals
      • Corrected ideas
      • Though a physician should dissect people themselves
      • Mapped: Organs Muscles Ligaments Nerves
      • Pieced together a 206 bone skeleton
    • Limitations
      • People thought he was mad
      • No new theories of cause and cure of diesase
      • Only anatomical drawings

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