Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Holter monitor, developed by American biophysicist Norman Jefferis 'Jeff' Holter (1914-1983)
Henry Cuthbert Bazett (1885 – 1950) was an English physiologist. Eponym: Bazett's formula to calculate QTc interval for varying heart rates
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
Jacob Mendez Da Costa (1833-1900) was an American physician. Eponymously affiliated with Da Costa Syndrome (1871) and Leuchonychia striata
Da Costa syndrome (soldier's heart, neurocirculatory asthenia) most commonly considered a manifestation of an anxiety disorder
Ejner Oluf Sørensen Sylvest (1880-1972) was a Danish physician responsible for recording the 1930 viral (coxsackie B) epidemic - Bornholm disease
Acute, transient viral myositis involving intercostal and abdominal muscles associated with Coxsackievirus B. Eponym: Ejner Sylvest (1930)
Henri Huchard (1844 - 1910) was a French cardiologist and neurologist. Eponymous term: Syndrôme de Huchard (Texidor twinge) in 1893
Also known as precordial catch syndrome (PCS), Texidor Twinge is a benign condition that causes brief episodes of localised musculoskeletal chest pain in children and young adults
Congenital (autosomal dominant) long QT syndrome (LQTS). Unlike Jervell-Lange-Nielsen, there is no congenital hearing loss (deafness) present
8 deadly ECG patterns NOT to miss -- Part 2, the occlusion version. These patients require immediate cardiology referral for emergent reperfusion therapy.
Radiological sign of left ventricular enlargement based on the distance between the inferior vena cava (IVC) and left ventricle (LV).