Stokes-Adams syndrome is an abrupt, transient loss of consciousness due to a sudden but pronounced decrease in the cardiac output
John Cheyne (1777 – 1836) was a Scottish surgeon and physician. Eponymously affiliated with Cheyne-Stokes Respiration (1818)
Description Cheyne-Stokes respiration History 1818 – John Cheyne 1854 – William Stokes 1953 – On March 4th 1953, the Soviet press announced that Joseph Stalin was ill and had ‘Cheyne-Stokes respiration‘. The following day he died. Associated Persons John Cheyne (1777–1836) William Stokes (1804–1878) References Cheyne J. A case of apoplexy in which the fleshy […]
William Stokes (1804–1878) was an Irish physician. Eponymously affiliated with Cheyne-Stokes respiration and Stokes-Adams syndrome
Sir William Stokes (1838 – 1900) was an Irish surgeon, son of William Stokes (1804–1878) who was a famaous Irish physician.
Biography Born 22 February 1822 Graben, Germany. Son to Philip Jacob Kussmaul (physician) and grandson to 1857 – Professor of Medicine, Heidelberg 1859 – Professor of Medicine, Erlangen 1863 – Professor of Medicine, Freiburg im Breisgau 1876 – Professor of Medicine, Strassburg Died 28 May 1902, Heidelberg Key Medical Attributions: 1843 – Working with Maximilian […]
Description Biot respiration History 1876 – Biot studied patients with Cheyne–Stokes respiration at l’Hôtel-Dieu de Paris. In a 16-year old male with tuberculous meningitis he observed a previously undescribed pattern of breathing which he termed ‘rhythme meningitique‘. He found the breathing pattern to be irregular and rapid, with rhythmical pauses lasting 10–30 s; and with alternating […]
Camille Biot (1850 – 1918) was a French physician. Most famous for describing Biot breathing. Biography Born 19 December 1850 Chatenoy-le-Royal, France Intern at Hôtel Dieu Hospital in Lyon, France Practiced in Maçon in 1875 Became member of L’Académie de Maçon Died in Maçon in 1918 Medical Eponyms Biot respiration (1876) Biot named it “rhythme […]