Victor Alexandre Henri Chaput (1857 – 1919) was a French Surgeon. Eponymously affiliated with Tillaux-Chaput fracture (1907)
Unicondylar coronal fracture of the lateral femoral condyle. Rare intra-articular distal femur injury. Axial compression to the knee with transmission of the ground reaction force through the tibial plateau to the femoral condyles.
Albert Hoffa (1859 - 1907) was a German orthopedic surgeon. eponymously affiliated with a distal femur fracture (1888); an operation for congenital hip dislocations (1890); the development of a system of massage therapy, the Hoffa system (1893); and the Hoffa fat pad
Biography Born 1797 Died 1856 Medical Eponyms Gerdy tubercle is the prominence on the lateral side of the proximal tibia where the iliotibial band (ITB) and tibialis anterior muscle attach Gerdy’s Safe Zone () Major Publications Gerdy P-N. Essai de…
Augusto Pellegrini (1877-1958) Italian Surgeon. Pioneer in the field of prosthetic limbs. Epomyously affiliated with Pellegrini-Stieda disease
Gissane Angle [aka *critical angle; critical angle of Gissane], like the Böhler angle, can be used to help determine the presence of a calcaneus fracture on a radiograph.
Böhler angle. The angle between line from highest point of anterior process to highest point of posterior facet plus line tangential to superior edge of tuberosity; measured on lateral foot x-ray. Normally 20-40°. If < 20° represents a calcaneal fracture
William Gissane (1898 - 1981) was an Australian born, British surgeon. Birmingham Accident Hospital first director; critical angle of Gissane
Pierre-Joseph Desault (1738 - 1795) was a French surgeon and anatomist.
Georges C.Noulis (1849-1919). Greek surgeon credited as the first to describe testing the functional integrity of the ACL and knee ligaments (Lachman Test)
Lachman test is a clinical test used to diagnose injury of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Eponymised to John W Lachman, first described by GC Noulis
John W Lachman (1919 – 2007) was an American Orthopedic Surgeon. Eponymously associated with the Lachman test of knee ligament stability