Category Eponym
Thomas sign AM Thomas Ogilvie 1955

Thomas sign

Thomas's sign: Silver, aluminium or metallic coloured stools. Caused by the combination of cholestatic (acholic) pale stools secondary to CBD obstruction and the black-tar colour malaena.

John L. Lovibond

Biography Born on May 4, 1907 1929 – BA 1932 – MRCS LRCP 1933 – MA 1934 – MB BCh 1935 – MRCP 1936 – MD 1943 – FRCP Died on May 4, 1954 Medical Eponyms Lovibond angle (profile sign)…

Claude Schaeffer Beck (1894-1971) 340

Claude Beck

Claude Schaeffer Beck (1894-1971) was an American Cardiac Surgeon. Described two cardiac compression triads (1935); first successful use of a defibrillator on a human (1947)