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James Syme (1799–1870) 340

James Syme

James Syme (1799–1870) was a Scottish General Surgeon. The Syme ankle amputation attributed to him was a triumph of conservative surgery in the days where more proximal amputations had much higher mortality rates.
Vaccination Hesitancy 340

Vaccination Hesitancy

Review of the different motivations for vaccine “hesitancy” or “refusal” with discussion on vaccination hesitancy in the model of a new syndrome
Berkeley George Andrew Moynihan, Lord Moynihan of Leeds (1865-1936) 340 2

Berkeley Moynihan

Berkeley George Andrew Moynihan, Lord Moynihan of Leeds (1865 - 1936) was an English General surgeon. Eponymously associated with the Moynihan sign (1905), an adaptation of Murphy's sign, a method used to differentiate pain in the right upper quadrant.
Frederic Jay Cotton (1869 - 1939) 340 2

Frederic Jay Cotton

Frederic Jay Cotton (1869–1939) was an American Orthopedic Surgeon. Eponymously affiliated with the Cotton fracture (trimalleolar fracture) and Cotton-Loader position (hyper-flexed wrist with ulna deviation in closed reduction of distal radius fractures)
Ernst Fuchs (1851-1930) 340

Ernst Fuchs

Ernst Fuchs (1851-1930) was an Austrian Professor of Ophthalmology. Eponyms: Fuchs Dellen, Fuchs Corneal dystrophy, Fuchs Spots in myopia, Fuchs uveitis syndrome and Fuchs coloboma.