William Ganz (1919 – 2009) Slovakian-born American cardiologist. Co-invented the Swan-Ganz catheter with Jeremy Swan at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center 1970
Harold James Charles 'Jeremy' Swan (1922 – 2005) was an was an Irish cardiologist. Co-invented the Swan-Ganz catheter with William Ganz in 1970
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.
André Frédéric Cournand (1895 – 1988) was a French physician and physiologist. Awarded the Nobel Prize for detailing heart catheterization
Werner Theodore Otto Forßman (1904 - 1979) was a German Doctor, Nobel Laureate and a pioneer of interventional cardiology.
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.
Seshagiri Rao Mallampati (1941 – ) Indian born American anesthesiologist. Eponym: Mallampati Score used to predict the ease of endotracheal intubation
Michael Antony Denborough (1929 – 2014) was an Australian anaesthetist, academic, activist and medical researcher. First described malignant hyperthermia (Maladie de Denborough)
Andranik Ovassapian (1936 - 2010) was an American anesthesiologist and expert on difficult airway management.