What is Susruta Samhita ?

Dear Doctor: What is Susruta Samhita ?

ADear Patient: Sushruta represents the Dhanwantri School of surgeons, and is considered in Ayurveda to be the father of surgery. Even a great American society of surgeons is named after Sushruta. In the Sushruta Samhita there are sophisticated descriptions of diseases and surgical instruments.



Indo -Aryan. Vedic period has mention of an elaborate treatise, this treatise has come from it's root word, to "treat "or "treatment ";and Sage Sushruta, had adept knowhow on elaborate surgical procedures for different chronic ailments ;alongwith an arrangement for surgery instruments used in those days. About 2500 -4500 BC,this was. a golden era for the Dhanwantari line of surgery masters in ancient India.

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