Adriaan van den Spiegel (1578 – 1625) was a Flemish anatomist and botanist. Spigelian hernia – hernia of the Spiegelian fascia [Hernia de la ligne semilunaire de Spiegel; Spiegel hernia]
Giovanni Battista Morgagni (1682 – 1771) Italian physician, anatomist and pathologist. Morgagni correlated postmortem pathology and clinical findings
Johann Friedrich Meckel (the younger) (1781 – 1833) was a German anatomist. He described the Meckel diverticulum he found during a postmortem examination
Vincent Alexander Bochdalek (1801–1883) Czech anatomist and pathologist. Eponym: congenital posterior diaphragmatic foramen and herniation. Bochdalek Hernia
Karl Maximilian Wilhelm Wilms (1867 – 1918) was a German surgeon and pathologist. Eponymously affiliated with Wilms Tumour (nephroblastoma)
Biography Born 8 September 1880 in Massachusetts as the sixth of seven children Graduated with an MD from Harvard Medical School in 1906 1910-1913 Assistant Visiting Surgeon to the Boston City Hospital, Infant’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital and Milton Hospital 1912 – Assistant in Surgery at Harvard Medical School 1927 – Surgeon-in-Chief at Boston Children’s Hospital […]
Ramstedt Operation (1912) Pyloromyotomy Surgical correction of hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, involving longitudinal splitting of the hypertrophic pylorus and leaving the defect open.
Conrad Ramstedt (1867–1963) was a German surgeon. Eponymously affiliated with the Ramstedt Pylorotomy (1912), of which he carried out 70 during his career