Description What is the actual eponymous medical sign/syndrome/repair/classification… History Associated Persons James Rutherford Morison (1853 – 1939) Alternative names Name Name Controversies Did they first describe or popularise or plagiarise? References Morison JR: The anatomy of right hypochondrium relating especially to operations for gall stones. Br Med J 1894; 2: 968-971 Morison R. On Gall-stones. Ann […]
Bazett formula ‘corrects’ the measured QT interval to a value (QTc) attributable to a heart rate of 60 bpm. Thus providing a QT interval value that a particular patient would theoretically have if their heart rate was 60 beats/min
Primary thrombosis of the subclavian vein at the costoclavicular junction. The formation of an axillo-subclavian vein thrombosis results from endothelial trauma, often as a result of repetitive activity of the upper limbs.
Fournier gangrene – a fulminant polymicrobial necrotizing fasciitis affecting the perineal or genital regions. Alfred Jean Fournier (1883)
Description The Thomas test is a physical examination test, first described in 1875 by the Welsh bonesetter Hugh Owen Thomas (1834–1891). The test was used to diagnose hip flexion contracture and determine the duration of the disease process. The modified Thomas test is most often used to asses and evaluate flexibility of the hip flexors including the iliopsoas muscle […]