fino a personaggi meno conosciuti, come Luigi Brugnatelli, che invento la galvanoplastica, o Gaspare Tagliacozzi
, che "scopri il metodo di rifare i nasi mutilati".
Zimbler, Gaspare Tagliacozzi (1545-1599): Renaissance Surgeon, 3 JAMA 283, 283-84 (2001).
(25) See Zimbler, supra note 24, at 283 (describing Tagliacozzi's reported procedure); see also Gaspare Tagliacozzi (1545-99), BROUGHT TO LIFE, http://broughttolife.sciencemuseum.org.uk/broughttolife/people/gasparetagliacozzi (last visited Mar.
An Italian surgeon, (http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/broughttolife/people/gasparetagliacozzi) Gaspare Tagliacozzi
, developed a method for concealing this nasal deformity.
But over 400 years ago, Italian surgeon Gaspare Tagliacozzi
was reshaping the noses of soldiers who had been disfigured in battle.
Though the procedure developed by Gaspare Tagliacozzi
(1545-99) to repair the nose (known as a pedicle flap graft in which skin from the bicep was attached to the space where the nose had been) was remarkably lost to history in the following century, Gilman chooses to commence his vast history here because Tagliacozzi was apparently the first to articulate the relationship between physical appearance and psychological happiness.
Among the 17 illustrations in the book, Gaspare Tagliacozzi
's five icons from his De curtorum chirurgia per insitionem depict his approach to reconstruction of the nose and are a real eye-opener.