The Vianeo and Gaspare Tagliacozzi the Development of Rhinoplasty in the XVIth century

Silvia Marinozzi


This article offers a short review of the history of the Rhinoplasty in Occident form A. Cornelius Celsus to the achievement of this surgical art in the XIXth century, with particular attention to the relations between the empiric practice of the Vianeo's medical-surgeons in Calabria and the accademic medicine and surgery of Gaspare Tagliacozzi. In the Museum of History of Medicine of the University of Rome "La Sapienza" reproductions of surgical instruments described by G. Tagliacozzi in the "Curtorum Chirurgia..." are kept. 


Key words: Rhinoplasty - Vianeo - Gaspare Tagliacozzi 

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