Items tagged “historical”
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History of breast augmentation
Breast augmentation (also known as augmentation mammaplasty) for cosmetic enlargement has been performed for well over a century. Below is a brief summary of its history. Breast augmentation was first attempted in the 19th century, when in 1895, Czerny transplanted a patient’s lipoma to her br...
Plombage, also known as extraperiosteal or extrapleural pneumonolysis, is a historical treatment method for cavitary tuberculosis of the upper lobes of the lungs. It was used in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s prior to the introduction of effective antituberculous drugs, when treatment of tuberculos...