Biography Born 30 May 1846 Died 24 November 1910 Medical Eponyms Mosso balance (1882) Ergograph (1890) Ergograph (1890) used during his physiological studies on muscular work and fatigue (Die Ermudung) Mosso sphygmomanometer Key Medical Attributions Controversies Major Publications Mosso A. Introduzione ad una serie di esperienza sui movimenti del cervello nell’uomo. Archivio per le scienze […]
A 68 year old male presents 2 weeks post coronary artery bypass grafting. He describes continuing chest wall pain, increasing shortness of breath and poor exercise tolerance. You wonder whether this is a pericardial effusion have a look.
A brief (…and frequently updated) history of electrocardiography and the eponymous names behind the ECG/EKG…
Eponymythology of Second-degree Atrioventricular (AV) block including Luciani, Galabin, Wenckebach, Hay and Mobitz
Thomas Cuming (1798 – 1887) was a North Irish physician renowned for works on aortic incompetence, cancum oris and peripneumonia in children.
Otto Heinrich Enoch Becker (1828-1890) was a German ophthalmologist, eponymous with Becker sign, and Becker test for astigmatism.
George Alexander Gibson (1854 – 1913) was a Scottish physician. Eponymously affiliated with the Gibson murmur (1906)
Roger’s murmur: holosystolic, loud murmur compared to the sound of a ‘rushing waterfall’. Associated with ventricular septal defects (VSD)