ECG Axis. Hexaxial QRS Axis analysis for dummies. Quick and easy method of estimating ECG axis with worked examples and differential diagnoses
Peter Beighton OMB, MD PhD, FRCP . Professor of Medical Genetics, University of Cape Town, South Africa. Beighton Score (1971)
Helene Ollendorff Curth (1899 - 1982) was a German-American dermatologist. Curth-Macklin syndrome (1954); Buschke-Ollendorff syndrome (1928)
Dressler beat: Specifically a 'ventricular fusion beat' in the presence of paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia. Wide complex tachycardia with VT
Reactive arthritis [archaic eponym: Reiter's syndrome] systemic, seronegative spondyloarthropathy secondary to a precipitating infection.
Ludwig angina: rapidly progressive gangrenous bilateral cellulitis of the submandibular space with risk of life-threatening airway compromise. 1836 - Wilhem Frederick von Ludwig was the first to clearly describe this disorder and differentiate it from other types of 'inflammation' in the neck.
Spodick Sign: Stage I Pericarditis, a downsloping of the TP line. Described 1974 by American Cardiologist, David H Spodick (1927 – 2019)
David H Spodick (1927 – 2019) was an American Cardiologist. Eponymously affiliated with Spodick's sign in acute pericarditis (1974)
The OMI/NOMI paradigm: Better recognising patients with acute ischaemia that will respond to Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)