Network Five Emergency Medicine Journal Club Episode 10 - General surgery reviewing antibiotics with appendicitis, diverticulitis and appendectomy
Emil Samuel Perman (1856 - 1946) was a Swedish general surgeon. Eponymsously associated with the Perman-Rovsing sign
James Sherren (1872-1945) British General surgeon. Eponym: Sherren's triangle - area of hyperaesthesia associated with appendicitis
Charles Heber McBurney (1845 – 1913) was an American surgeon. Most famous for McBurney's point (1889) and McBurney's incision (1894) Medical Eponym.
Dmitry Alekseyevich Arapov (Дмитрий Алексеевич Арапов) (1897 – 1984) was a Russian military surgeon. Arapov contracture in appendicitis
Area of skin hyperaesthesia bounded by lines joining anterior superior iliac spine, the pubic symphysis and umbilicus. One of myriad eponymous signs of acute appendicitis.
Nicholas Alders (1904 - 1995) was a Hungarian born, Austrian trained, English naturalised obstetrician, gynaecologist and surgeon. Remembered for his description of Alders sign (1951)
The Alvarado score is a 10 point score for predicting acute appendicitis (mnemonic MANTRELS). Alfredo Alvarado in 1986