Eponymythology of named cardiac murmurs. Related eponyms, the person behind their origin, their relevance today, and modern terminology.
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José Manuel Rivero-Carvallo (1905-1993) Mexican cardiologist. Rivero Carvallo sign (1946), enhanced murmur of tricuspid regurgitation on inspiration
Chronological review of the eponyms of aortic regurgitation / insufficiency based on the 31 signs proposed by Ashrafian (2005) and Zacek (2018)
Paul Dudley White (1886-1973) was an American cardiologist. In 1930, White along with Louis Wolff and John Parkinson, described WPW Syndrome
Sir John Parkinson (1885-1976) was an English cardiologist. In 1930, Parkinson along with Louis Wolff and Paul Dudley White, described WPW Syndrome
Louis Wolff (1898-1972) was an American cardiologist. Eponymously affiliated with the Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (WPW) described in 1930
Find out the solution to LITFL’s most recent ECG Exigency, is the diagnosis Wenckebach? Wenckebach AV block SA block