Category Respiratory
Manes Kartagener (1897-1975) 340

Manes Kartagener

Manes Kartagener (1897 - 1975) was an Austrian-Swiss physician. First to report the triad of situs inversus, chronic sinusitis and bronchiectasis in 1933 – Kartagener syndrome.
Jacob Churg (1910–2005) 340

Jacob Churg

Jacob Churg (1910–2005) was a Belarussian/Polish born American practicing pathologist. Eponymous affiliation with Churg-Strauss Syndrome (CSS) in 1951. Now known as Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA)
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Löffler syndrome

Löffler (Loeffler) syndrome is a transient, self-limiting, and benign pulmonary eosinophilia, characterised by pulmonary opacities on X-ray, elevated blood eosinophils and an acute onset of potential symptoms of mainly cough and dyspnoea.
Wilhelm Löffler (1887-1972) 340

Wilhelm Löffler

Wilhelm Löffler (1887 – 1972) was a Swiss physician. Löffler is eponymously associated with two clinical manifestations of eosinophilia which he described: transient pulmonary infiltrates with eosinophilia (Löffler syndrome, 1932) and endocarditis parietalis fibroplastica (Löffler endocarditis, 1936).
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Kerley lines

Peter James Kerley first described horizontal lines that he postulated to be peri-vascular lymphatics in patients with mitral stenosis and left ventricular failure
Ruling the Resus Room 340

Own the Chest Tube!

The LITFL team have scoured the web to find the best collection of online instructional videos known to man or woman to help you 'own the chest tube'!
Pulmonary Puzzler 340

Pulmonary Embolus pondering

A 52 year old bricklayer is transferred from another hospital with an acute episode of dizziness, palpitations and tachycardia. 2 days prior, he had bilateral total knee replacements for osteoarthritis.
Ultrasound cases top 100 340

Ultrasound Case 035

Potentially difficult intubation of man with a receding chin and unusual jaw anatomy. You decide to watch the intubation with ultrasound.