Bones: Orthopaedic Pathologies in Roman Imperial Age by Andrea Piccioli,Valentina Gazzaniga,Paola Catalano

By Andrea Piccioli,Valentina Gazzaniga,Paola Catalano

This booklet offers the result of a different macroscopic and radiological research, via X-ray and CT test, of the bone pathologies of approximately 1800 topics who lived on the time of the Roman Empire (first and moment centuries A.D.) and whose continues to be have been recovered throughout the excavation of a suburban necropolis of Rome. The survey, which represents a collaboration among the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and the distinctive Superintendent for the Archaeological historical past of Rome, has yielded great photographs of alternative orthopaedic illnesses in a interval while no surgery used to be on hand: there are situations of an infection (osteomyelitis), metabolic illness (gout), hematologic illness (multiple myeloma), tense lesions and their issues and degenerative pathology (osteoarthritis, really secondary and overload). A multidisciplinary workforce together with orthopaedists, paleopathologists, radiologists and clinical historians has evaluated the most important teams of bone sickness within the inhabitants checking out extraordinary circumstances and imagine of ortho-traumatologic pathologies in a pre-surgical period. The homogeneity of the pattern and the variety of matters make this a examine of primary importance.

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