William Dock (1898-1990) American cardiologist, irascible visionary whose prophetic warnings bucked convention. Dock’s murmur, Dock’s Law
Austin Flint Murmur: Mid diastolic, low pitch rumble heard best at the apex. Absence of opening snap/loud S1 distinguishes from that of mitral stenosis
Biography Born 9 April 1809 in Dublin 1825 – started studying for the bar at Trinity College, Dublin but was advised to switch to medicine the following year after his father’s death, a former president and professor of surgery and anatomy at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) 1829 – graduated B.A at […]
Michele Landolfi (1878 – 1959) medico italiano. Phonacoscopy (1906) Landolfi sign in severe aortic regurgitation (1909)
Moritz Heinrich Romberg (1795-1873) was a German neurologist. Eponym: Romberg Test, Parry-Romberg syndrome and Howship–Romberg sign
James Parkinson (1755 – 1824) was an English surgeon, apothecary, palaeontologist, geologist and political activist.
Dock’s murmur: Early diastolic murmur when there is a severe stenosis of the left anterior descending coronary artery. 1967 William Dock
Marshall Hall (1790-1857) was an English physician, physiologist and humanitarian