Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 238 - Just when you thought your brain could unwind on a Friday, some medical trivia FFFF.
Léon Clément Le Fort (1829 – 1893) was a French surgeon. Eponym: Wagstaffe-Le Fort fracture (1886); Le Fort Operation for uterine prolapse; Le Fort amputation; Le Fort Male Catheter; and Le Fort sound. Godfather of FOAM 'Liberté de l'enseignement'
Those with facial injuries have a high chance of having other serious injuries: TBI; airway obstruction; pulmonary contusion; aspiration
Midfacial facial injeuct classification. Maxilla separated from the skull base along planes of injury. Described by René Le Fort (1869- 1951) in 1901
William Warwick Wagstaffe (Sr) (1843-1910) was an English General surgeon and anatomist. Eponym: Wagstaffe-Le Fort Fracture (ankle fracture)
Wagstaffe-Le Fort Fracture: avulsion fracture of the medial aspect of the distal fibula due to avulsion of the anterior tibiofibular ligament attachment
René Le Fort (1869 – 1951) was a French surgeon. Le Fort classified facial fractures in 1900 and published in 1901