Eponyms

Here, find a fascinating collection of first descriptions in congenital heart disease.

Surgical procedures

1945, JAMA – Blalock-Taussig
1946, JAMA – Potts
1954, Surgery – Mustard
1956, Surg, Gyn Obstetrics – Baffes
1958, NEJM – Glenn
1959, Surgery – Senning
1966, JAMA – Rashkind
1967, Lancet – Ross
1968, Thorax – Bentall
1969, Circulation – Rastelli
1971, Thorax – Fontan
1975, Ann Thor Surg – Stansel
1975, Ann Thor Surg – Damus
1975, Arq Bras Cardiol – Jatene
1975, JTCVS – Konno
1979, JTCVS – Manouguian
1981, JTCVS – Lecompte
1983, NEJM – Norwood
1984, Ann Thor Surg – Warden
1984, JTCVS – Nikaidoh
1991, JTCVS – Starnes
2003, JTCVS – Sano
2011, Int Thor Cardiovasc Surg – Ozaki

Clinical syndromes

1824, Trans Med Chir Soc Edinbur – Holmes heart
1866, Arch Anatom Physiol – Ebsteins
1888, Marseille Medical – Fallot
1930, Ann Noninvasive EP – Wolff, Parkinson, White
1948, Am Heart J – Taussig Bing
1958, Surg, Gynecol, Obstetrics – Cantrell
1963, Am J Cardiol – Shone

Physiologic concepts

1872, Arbeiten aus der Physiologischen Anstalt zu Leipzig – Bowditch (contractility increases with heart rate)
1914, J Physiol – Starling (contractility increases with preload)
1924, J Physiol  – Anrep (contractility increases with afterload)
1955, Physiologic Reviews – Guyton (venous return curves)
1963, J App Physiol – West (zones of ventilation/perfusion)

A list of successful firsts

1902, Lancet – First surgical treatment of mitral stenosis
1939, JAMA – First ligation of a PDA (Boston)
1947, JAMA – First defibrillation

%d bloggers like this: