Category Cardiology
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CXR Case 157

A 79 year old female with a history of atrial fibrillation and hypertension presents with increasing dyspnea. Interpret the evolving CXR's
William Ewart (1848 - 1929) 340

William Ewart

William Ewart (1848 - 1929) was an English physician. Ewart signs of pericardial effusion (1896) and his twelve signs of pericardial effusion
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Guy Fontaine

Guy Fontaine (1936 - 2018) defined arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia; coin the term 'epsilon wave' for the late QRS 'wiggle' seen in 30% of patients; and describe bipolar lead placements to best visualise the characteristic waves (Fontaine leads; F-ECG)
CXR eponyms in pulmonary embolism 340

CXR eponyms in pulmonary embolism

Eponymythology associated with chest X-ray signs in pulmonary embolus and pulmonary infarction. We review related eponyms, the person behind their origin, their relevance today, and modern terminology
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Sgarbossa Criteria history

Sgarbossa's rule, proposed for the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction in the presence of left bundle branch block. Sgarbossa Criteria can be used to assist in determining which patients with LBBB are having an AMI.
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Pierre Barrère

Pierre Barrère (1690 - 1755) was a French physician and naturalist. He published works in medicine, presenting cadaveric dissections and detailed descriptions of pathologies such as pericardial effusion
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John J Osborn

John J Osborn (1917 – 2014) was an American intensivist, pediatrician and inventor. Eponym: 'current of injury' Osborn wave - 1953