First reported by de Winter in 2008, the de Winter ECG pattern is an anterior STEMI equivalent that presents without obvious ST segment elevation
Sir Peter James Kerley (1900-1979) was an Irish radiologist. Kerley was widely published including describing (but not naming) his eponymous lines firstly in 1933 and then in again his textbook in 1950, and widely about TB diagnosis. Kerley lines A, B and C
Robbert J. de Winter (1958 – ) is a Dutch Professor of cardiology. Eponym: de Winter T wave - a new ECG Sign of Proximal LAD Occlusion
The average Emergency Clinician is interrupted every 6 minutes. When busy, it can be tempting to quickly “sign off” an ECG. These are the patterns not to miss.
Acute, transient viral myositis involving intercostal and abdominal muscles associated with Coxsackievirus B. Eponym: Ejner Sylvest (1930)
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
A 40 yo man is admitted with lobar pneumonia. He develops new atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response; becomes hypotensive and increasingly dyspnoeic.
Henri Huchard (1844 - 1910) was a French cardiologist and neurologist. Eponymous term: Syndrôme de Huchard (Texidor twinge) in 1893
Ejner Oluf Sørensen Sylvest (1880-1972) was a Danish physician responsible for recording the 1930 viral (coxsackie B) epidemic - Bornholm disease
Charles Aston Key (1793 –1849) was an English surgeon. Eponym: Key-Hodgkin murmur (1827)
Eponymythology of named cardiac murmurs. Related eponyms, the person behind their origin, their relevance today, and modern terminology.
Sir Thomas Lewis (1881 - 1945) was a Welsh cardiologist. Eponymously remembered for the Lewis lead (S5-lead) (1913)