Monday, November 26, 2018

3 Inventions that Transformed Surgical Field

Operation TableThe modern medicine is capable of carrying out complex surgeries without pain and with minimal invasion of the body. The mortality rates are less compared to two centuries ago when modern surgery was taking its shape.

Before the advent of industrial revolution, surgical field in medicine was a very risky profession. The mortality rates were above 50% and surgeons were finding it difficult to stop bleeding, pain and infections. Industrial revolution changed it all.

The foundation for modern medical surgery was laid in this period. Many inventions in the field occurred during this period. Of the many, three inventions must be discussed here that transformed the field of surgery.