Category Eponym
William Ganz (1919 – 2009) 340

William Ganz

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) 340

Jeremy Swan

Harold James Charles 'Jeremy' Swan (1922 – 2005) was an was an Irish cardiologist. Co-invented the Swan-Ganz catheter with William Ganz in 1970
Alexander Wood (1817 – 1884) 340

Alexander Wood

Alexander Wood (1817 – 1884) was a Scottish physician. Credited with being the inventor of the first hypodermic needle (1853), taking the 'sting of the bee' as his model
Francis Rynd (1801 – 1861) 340 1

Francis Rynd

Francis Rynd (1801 – 1861) was an Irish physician. Arguably the inventor of the hypodermic needle, performing and recording the results of the first hypodermic injection on June 3rd 1844.
Edmond ‘Ted’ Eger II (1930 – 2017) 340

Edmond I Eger II

Edmond 'Ted' Eger II (1930 – 2017) was an American anesthesiologist. Minimal alveolar concentration (MAC)
Archie Ian Jeremy Brain (1942 – ) 340

Archie Brain

Archie Ian Jeremy Brain (1942 – ) British anaesthetist. Best known as the inventor of the laryngeal mask (LMA™)
Philip Raikes Bromage (1920 – 2013) 340 1

Philip Raikes Bromage

Philip Raikes Bromage (1920 – 2013) was a British anaesthetist. Best known for popularizing epidural analgesia/anesthesia and his textbook Epidural Analgesia
John H. Blease (1906 – 1985) 340

John Blease

Biography Born 1906, Moreton, Wirral UK Butcher assistant, clock repairer, tractor mechanic and finally set up car maintenance garage with his younger brother 1985 – Honorary Member of Liverpool Society of Anaesthetists Died 1985 Medical Eponyms Alfo-Blease anaesthetic machine Blease…
Sidney Yankauer (1872–1932) 340

Sidney Yankauer

Sidney Yankauer (1872–1932) was an American otolaryngologist. Eponymously affiliated with the Yankauer suction tip
René Le Fort (1869 – 1951) 340

René Le Fort

René Le Fort (1869 – 1951) was a French surgeon. Le Fort classified facial fractures in 1900 and published in 1901