history surgery - xrays and plastic surgery

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  • xrays
    • wilhelm rontgen 1895 he discovered rays of light were passing through a covered tube and lighting the wall.
    • it passed through black paper wood and flesh
    • used in ww1 to find shrapnel in the body
  • plastic surgery
    • harold gillies
    • he helped people with their facial injuries which had occurred during ww1
    • he took skin from other areas of the patients body to cover their facial injury


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