Category Cardiology

Louis Hamman

Biography Born December 21 1895 – BA, Rock Hill College in Ellicott City, Maryland 1901 – MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Died Medical Eponyms Hamman-Rich syndrome (1933) With Arnold R Rich Hamman syndrome (1939) Key Medical Contributions Major Publications…

Thomas Spens

Biography Born August 8, 1763 in Edinburgh; to physician, Dr Nathaniel Spens, of Craigsanquhar (1728-1815), and Mary Milliken 1784 – MD, University of Edinburgh with doctoral dissertation ‘De amenorrhoea’ 1787 – Brigadier of the Royal Company of Archers 1788 –…

Marcus Gerbezius

Biography Born October 24, 1658 in Šentvid pri Stični, part of the Austrian Empire, and now Slovenia. Completed philosophical studies in Ljubljana then studied medicine in Vienna, Austria 1683 – Continued medical studies at Padua University, Italy where his portrait…
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James Mackenzie

Sir James Mackenzie (1853-1925) was a Scottish cardiologist and General Practitioner. Mackenzie was a pioneer in the study of cardiac arrhythmias known as the father of British cardiology
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Franz Zehetmayer

Franz Zehetmayer (1813 - *1846) was an Austrian physician. Pericarditis, pericardial effusion and the genu-pectorale position

Francis Sibson

Biography Born 21 May 1814 in Cross Canonby, England Died 7 September 1876 Medical Eponyms Key Medical Attributions Major Publications Sibson F. On the changes induced in the situation and structure of the internal organs, under varying circumstances of health…

François Dessertenne

Biography Born 1917 1948 – Assistant Professor of Medicine, Hôpital Lariboisière, France. Assistant to Prof Yves Bouvrain (1910 – 2002) Died Medical Eponyms Key Medical Contributions Major Publications Dessertenne F. La tachycardie ventriculaire à deux foyers opposés variables [Ventricular tachycardia with 2…
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Edgard Hirtz

Edgard Hirtz (1849 - 1916) was German born, French trained physician. Hirtz Sign (1911) ore knee-chest position in pericardial effusion

Giovanni Maria Lancisi

Biography Born 26 October 1654 Died 20 January 1720 Medical Eponyms Sign Key Medical Attributions Commotio cordis (1707) Sic olim vidimus, inflicto vehementer pugno sub cartilagine mucronata, vitae nodum ex tempore solutum; nimirum quod eo loci una conuenivnt, valideque per…