International Giants of Otology: Malpighi, Morgagni, Cortungo, Valsalva & Scarpa

At a time when lands and peoples were being discovered, the eighteenth century was also a great time of discovery in all areas of study, especially in Otology. The center of the world for science and technology was Europe and despite war, tyrannical monarchs, and various diseases, great strides were being made in the discovery of anatomical structures,…

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International Giants of Otology: The Earliest Years

The Philosophical Pioneers of Otology While there are many pioneers of a discipline such as Otology that date back probably even before the earliest written material, Junior et al (2007) reviewed the history of Otorhinolaryngology and found that it has rich literature dating back to the Egyptians. In one of the best-known Egyptian scientific documents, Ebers’s scrolls, they found descriptions…

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