Hypothesis: Women are underrepresented in the realm of medical eponyms. Deep dive into eponymythology, and the roiling ocean of gender imbalance.
The Lewis lead configuration can help to detect atrial activity and its relationship to ventricular activity. Named after Welsh cardiologist Sir Thomas Lewis (1881-1945) who first described in 1913.
William Russ Pugh (1806-1897) was an English anaesthetist and surgeon. Pugh's inhlaer; First use of Ether for surgery in Australia
Fontaine bipolar precordial leads (F-ECG) are used to increase the sensitivity of epsilon wave detection, characteristic of arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVD/C)
Silvio Rolando da Carasco (1873-1949) Italian general surgeon in Genoa. Rolando Fracture (1910) three-part base of first metacarpal fracture
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
Léon Bouveret (1850-1929) was a French internal medicine physician. Eponymous terms Maladie de Bouveret (1889) and Bouveret Syndrome (1895)
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
Terry's nails are a type of apparent leukonychia, characterized by ground glass opacification of almost the entire nail, with a narrow band of normal, pink nail bed at the distal border, and often with obliteration of the lunula.