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
Heart HQ - Episode 2: Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome, myocarditis and COVID 19 Vaccines
Robbert J. de Winter (1958 – ) is a Dutch Professor of cardiology. Eponym: de Winter T wave - a new ECG Sign of Proximal LAD Occlusion
Heart HQ - Episode 1: Heart HQ celebrates World Heart Day by launching a podcast. We talk about Left Atrial Myxoma and Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring
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.
A 40 yo man is admitted with lobar pneumonia. He develops new atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response; becomes hypotensive and increasingly dyspnoeic.
Charles Aston Key (1793 –1849) was an English surgeon. Eponym: Key-Hodgkin murmur (1827)
Sir Thomas Lewis (1881 - 1945) was a Welsh cardiologist. Eponymously remembered for the Lewis lead (S5-lead) (1913)
Acute Coronary Syndrome in the setting of allergic or anaphylactic reactions, usually secondary to allergic coronary vasospasm
This review will change your approach to localised ST depression on the ECG, which on its own does not accurately localise ischaemia, and may be the first sign of subtle occlusion
William Ewart (1848 - 1929) was an English physician. Ewart signs of pericardial effusion (1896) and his twelve signs of pericardial effusion
Michele Landolfi (1878 - 1959) medico italiano. Phonacoscopy (1906) Landolfi sign in severe aortic regurgitation (1909)