Frederic Eugene Basil Foley (1891 – 1966) was an American urologist. Eponymously affiliated with the Foley catheter and many other urological inventions
Michael Antony Denborough (1929 – 2014) was an Australian anaesthetist, academic, activist and medical researcher. First described malignant hyperthermia (Maladie de Denborough)
Arthur Ernest Guedel (1883 – 1956) was an American anesthesiologist. Guedel Oropharyngeal airway and classification system
Werner Theodore Otto Forßman (1904 – 1979) was a German Doctor, Nobel Laureate and a pioneer of interventional cardiology.
Dickinson Woodruff Richards, Jr. (1895 – 1973) Nobel Laureate and celebrated American Physician. Famously known for his work in development of cardiac catherisation and physiology with André Frédéric Cournand and Werner Theodore Otto Forßman.
Seshagiri Rao Mallampati (1941 – ) Indian born American anesthesiologist. Eponym: Mallampati Score used to predict the ease of endotracheal intubation
Andranik Ovassapian (1936 – 2010) was an American anesthesiologist and expert on difficult airway management.
André Frédéric Cournand (1895 – 1988) was a French physician and physiologist. Awarded the Nobel Prize for detailing heart catheterization
Seldinger Technique a technique for safe percutaneous access to vessels and hollow organs that is widely used today. Sven Ivar Seldinger (1921 – 1998)
The Mallampati Score is a grading system based on the visualisation of the pharyngeal structures during laryngoscopy. A study of 210 patients confirmed the degree of difficulty in seeing three pharyngeal structures (uvula, soft palate and faucial pillars) as an accurate predictor of difficulty when using direct laryngoscopy.