Paul Jules Tillaux (1834-1904) French Surgeon. Eponymously affiliated with the Tillaux fracture. First to describe 'Aïe crépitant de Tillaux'
V.Ray Bennett (1922 – 1996) was an American engineer whose contributions to respiratory medicine resulted in saving thousands of lives during the Polio epidemic
Sir Ivan Whiteside Magill (1888 – 1986) was an Irish Anaesthetist. Epomnymously affiliated with various anaesthetic devices such as the Magill forceps
Charles John Aldrich (1861-1908) American neurologist. Provided early description of Mees lines he termed 'Leuconychia striata arsenicalis transversus'
Florence Rena Sabin (1871-1953) American anatomist and medical researcher. Early description (1900) of Mees lines of the fingernails secondary to arsenic poisoning
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.
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)…
Ralph Ger (1921-2012) was a South African clinical anatomist, surgeon and educator. Ger's sign of scrotal dimple in testicular torsion (1962)
Henning Moritz Ruben (1914 – 2004) was a Danish anaesthetist. Inventor of teh Ruben valve, AMBU bag, Ambu man, and Head-tilt method in resuscitation
Sir Robert Reynolds Macintosh (1897-1989) New Zealand Anaesthetist. Inventor of Macintosh Laryngoscope; gum elastic bougie; Illuminated introducer; RFD 5580 life-jacket...
Brian Arthur Sellick (1918 – 1996) British anaesthetist. Best known for his description of the Sellick manoeuvre and hypothermia in cardiac surgery
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)