- A dictionary of medical eponyms

Richard John Bing - bibliography

Related eponyms

Biography

German-American cardiologist, born October 12, 1909, Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany; died November 8, 2010, La Canada, California.

Bibliography

  • R. J. Bing:
    The perfusion of whole organs in the Lindbergh Apparatus with fluids containing hemocyanin as respiratory pigment. Science, Washington, 1938, 87: 554.
  • R. J. Bing, M. B. Zucker:
    Renal hypertension produced by amino acid.
    The Journal of Experimental Medicine, New York, 1941, 74:235.
  • R. J. Bing, M. B. Zucker, W. Perkin:
    Comparisons between destruction of angiotonin, hydroxytyramine and tyramine by renal extracts.
    Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, 1941, 48: 372.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Effect of vasoconstrictor substances in shed blood on perfused kidneys.
    American Journal of Physiology, Washington DC, 1941, 133: 21-28.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Formation of hydrox~byramine by extracts of renal cortex and by perfused kidneys. American Journal of Physiology, 1941, 132: 497.
  • R. J. Bing and M. B. Zucker:
    Formation of pressor amines in kidney.
    Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, 1941, 46: 343.
  • S. Bradley, R. J. Bing:
    Renal function of the harbot seal (photo vitulina L.) during asphyscial ischemia and pyrogenic pyperemia.
    Journal of Cellular and Comparative Physiology, New York, 1942, 19. 229.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Etiology of renal failure following crush injuries.
    Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, 1943, 53: 29.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Effect of vitamin A on some renal functions of dog.
    American Journal of Physiology, 1943, 140: 240.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Effect of hemoglobin and related pigments on renal functions of normal and acidotic dog. Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1944, 74: 161.
  • R. J. Bing, C. B. Thomas, E. C. Waples:
    The circulation in experimental neurogenic hypertension.
    The Journal of Clinical Investigation, July 1945, 24 (4): 513-522.
  • R. J. Bing, C. B. Thomas:
    Effect of two diazone derivations, 883 and 933F on normal dogs and on animals with neurogenic and renal hypertension.
    The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 1945, 83: 21.
  • R. J. Bing, B. McNamara, F. H. Hopkins:
    Studies on the pharmacology on DDT (2,2 bisparachlorophernyl -1, 1, 1 trichloroethane). The chronic toxicity of DDT in the dog.
    Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1946, 78: 308.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Experimental renal hypertension and amino acid metabolism in the kidney. A monograph.
    New York Academy of Sciences, 1946, 3: 168.
  • R. J. Bing, L. D. Vandam, F. D. Gray Jr:
    Physiological studies in congenital heart disease. I. Procedures.
    Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1947, 80: 107.
  • R. J. Bing, L. D. Vandam, F. D. Gray Jr:
    Physiological studies in congenital heart disease. II. Results of pre-operative studies in patients with tetralogy of Fallot.
    Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1947, 80: 121.
  • R. J. Bing, L. D. Vandam, F. D. Gray Jr:
    Physiological studies in congenital heart disease. III. Results obtained in five eases of Eisenmenger's Complex. Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1947, 80: 323.
  • R. J. Bing, L. D. Vandam, F. Gregoire, J. C. Handelsman, W. T. Goodale, J. E. Eckenhoff:
    Catheterization of the coronary sinus and the middle cardiac vein in man.
    Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, 1947, 66: 239.
  • L. D. Vandam, R. J. Bing, F. D. Gray Jr:
    Physiological studies in congenital heart disease. IV. Measurements of the circulation of five selected cases.
    Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1947, 81: 192.
  • F. D. Gray Jr, R. J. Bing, L. D. Vandam:
    Evaluation of method involving carbon dioxide and equilibration for determining cardiac output. American Journal of Physiology, 1947, 151: 245.
  • R. J. Bing, J. C. Handelsman, J. A. Campbell:
    Physiologic diagnostic tests in congenital heart disease.
    Modern Concepts of Cardiovascular Disease, New York, volume 17, 1948.
  • R. J. Bing and S. Gibson:
    Symposium on congenital heart disease. Pediatrics, 1948, 2: 325.
  • J. E. Eckenhoff, J. H. Hafkenschiel, H. M. Harmel, W. T. Goodale, M. Lubin, R. J. Bing, S. S. Kety:
    Measurement of coronary blood flow by the nitrous oxide method.
    American Journal of Physiology, 1948, 152: 356.
  • C. R. Houck, R. J. Bing, F. N. Craig, F. E. Vissher:
    Renal hyperemia after intravenous infusion of adenylic acid, adenosine or adenosine-triphosphate in dog. American Journal of Physiology, 1948, 153: 159.
  • J. C. Handelsman, R. J. Bing, J. A. Campbell, H. E. Griswold:
    Physiological studies in congenital heart disease. V. The circulation in patients with isolated septal defects. Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1948, 82: 615.
  • R. J. Bing, L. D. Vandam, J. C. Handelsman, J. A. Campbell, R. Spencer, H. E. Griswold:
    Physiological studies in congenital heart disease with cyanosis.
    Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1948, 83:439, 1948.
  • R. J. Bing, L. D. Vandam, J. C. Handelsman, J. Spencer, J. A. Campbell, H. E. Griswold:
    Physiological studies in congenital heart disease. VI. Adaptations to anoxia in congenital heart disease with cyanosis.
    Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1948, 83: 423.
  • R. J. Bing, W. T. Goodale, J. E. Eckenhoff, J. C. Handelsman, J. A. Campbell, H. E. Griswold, L. D. Vandam, M. Harmel, J. Hafkenschiel, M. Lubin, S. S. Ketsy:
    Catheterization of the coronary veins and measurement of the coro- nary blood flow in man. The Journal of Clinical Investigation (Proc.), 1948, 27: 525.
  • H. B. Taussig, R. J. Bing:
    Complete transposition of the aorta and a levo- position of the puImonary artery.
    American Heart Journal, St. Louis, 1949, 37: 551.
  • J. Griswold, R. J. Bing, J. C. Handelsman, J. A. Campbell, E. Le Brun:
    Physiological studies in congenital heart disease. VII. Pulmonary arterial hypertension in congenital heart disease.
    Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1949, 83: 76
  • J. Campbell, R. J. Bing, J. C. Handelsman, H. Griswold, M. Hammond:
    Physiological studies in congenital heart disease. VIII. The physiological findings in two patients with complete transposition of the great vessels.
    Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1949, 84: 269.
  • R. J. Bing, M. Hammond, J. C. Handelsman, S. R. Powers, F. Spencer, J. E. Eckenhoff, W. T. Goodale, J. Hafkenschiel, S. S. Kety:
    The measurement of coronary blood flow, oxygen consumption and efficiency of the left ventricle in man. American Heart Journal, 1949, 38: 1.
  • R,. J. Bing:
    Physiological methods in the diagnosis of congenital heart disease.
    Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics, Chicago, 1949, 88: 399.
  • R. Gold, S. G. Blount Jr, A. L. Freidlich, R. J. Bing:
    Electrocardiographic observations during cardiac catheterization.
    Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1950, 86: 141.
  • R. J. Bing, F. Maraist, J. F. Dammann, A. Draper, R. Heimbecker, R. Daley, R. Gerard, P. Calazel:
    The effect of strophanthus preparations on coronary blood flow and cardiac oxygen consumption of normal and failing hearts. Circulation, 1950, 2: 513.
  • Friedlich, A. O. Heimbecker, R. J. Bing:
    Device for continuous recording of concentration of Evans blue dye in whole blood and its application to the determination of cardiac output.
    Journal of Applied Physiology, Washington, 1950, 3: 12.
  • Friedlich, R. J. Bing, S. G. Blount:
    Physiological studies in congenital heart disease. IX. Circulatory dynamics in the anomalies of venous return to the heart including pulmonary arteriovenous fistula.
    Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1950, 86: 20.
  • F. Spencer, D. L. Merrill, S. R. Powers, R. J. Bing:
    Coronary blood flow and cardiac oxygen consumption in unanesthetized dogs.
    American Journal of Physiology, 1950, 160: 149.
  • R. J. Bing, W. Heimbecker, W., Falholt, A. Friedlich, D. Carroll:
    Method for approximation of residual volume of blood in right ventricle.
    American Journal of Physiology, 1950, 163.
  • J. Draper, R. J. Bing, A. Friedlich, R. Heimbecker, J. F. Dammann:
    Physiological studies in pre and post-operative mitral stenosis. Abstract.
    The Journal of Clinical Investigation, 1950, 29: 809.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Physiology of congenital heart disease.
    Nelson's Loose Leaf Medicine, 1950, 4: 423.
  • P. Calazel, R. Gerard, R. Daley, A. Draper, J. Foster, R. J. Bing:
    Physiological studies in congenital heart disease. XI. A comparison of the right and left auricular, capillary and pulmonary artery pressures in nine patients with auricular septal defect. Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1951, 88: 20.
  • Draper, R. Heimbecker, R. Daley, D. Carroll, G. Mudd, R. Wells, W. Falholt, C. E. Andrus, R. J. Bing:
    Physiological studies in mitral valvular disease. Circulation, 1952, 3: 531.
  • R. J. Bing:
    The behavior of the myocardium in health and disease as studied by coronary sinus catheterization. A review. Lo. Stetoscopic, N. 7, July 1951, Roma.
  • R. J. Bing and R. Daley:
    The behavior of the myocardium in health and disease as studied by coronary sinus catheterization. The American Journal of Medicine, New York, 1951, 10: 711.
  • S. G. Blount Jr, C. Ferencz, A. Friedlich, J. G. Mudd, D. G. Carroll, R. J. Bing:
    Physiological studies in congenital heart disease. XII. The circulatory dynamics in patients with tricuspid atresia.
    Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1951, 89: 153.
  • R. Heimbecker, D. G. Carroll, W. Falholt, G. Mudd, C. Ferencz, R. J. Bing:
    Determination of residual volume of blood in the right ventricle of normal and diseased human hearts in vivo.
    Federation Proceedings, Washington, 1951, 10: 61.
  • F. Maraist, R. Daley, A. Draper, F. Heimbecker, F. Dammann, R. Kieffer, K. Talbot, C. Ferencz, R. J. Bing:
    Physiological studies in congenital heart disease. X. The physiological findings in 34 patients with isolated pulmonary valvular stenosis.
    Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1951, 88:1-19.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Recent studies of cardiac failures with relation to action of digitalis.
    Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1951, 88: 281.
  • R. Daley, J. D. Wade, F. Maraist, R. J. Bing:
    Pulmonary hypertension in dogs induced by injection of lycopodlum spores into the pulmonary artery with special reference to absence of vasomotor reflexes.
    American Journal of Physiology, 1951, 164: 380.
  • R. J. Bing, R. Heimbecker, W. Falholt:
    An estimation of the residual volume of blood in the right ventricle of normal and diseased humsm hearts in vitro. American Heart Journal, 1951, 42: 483.
  • R. J. Bing, D. Carroll:
    Physiological tests in cardiovascular pulmonary disease.
    The Lancet, 1951, 71: 444.
  • E. C. Andrus, A. Blalock, R. J. Bing:
    The surgical treatment of mitral stenosis and its physiological consequence.
    Transactions of the Association of American Physicians, Philadelphia, 1951, 64: 335.
    Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1952, 90: 175.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Coronary circulation in health and disease as studied by coronary sinus catheterization.
    Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, New York, 1951, 27: 407.
  • R. J. Bing, M. Taeschler:
    Cardiac failure and cardiac muscle. Cardiologia, Basel, 1952, 21 :283.
  • R. J. Bing:
    The regulation of the dynamic and metabolic function of the human heart.
    Acta medica Scandinavica, Supplementum, Stockholm, 1952, 266: 223.
  • R. J. Bing, T. A. Lombardo, L. M. Bargeron, M. Taeschler, S. Tuluy:
    Congenital heart disease, a cliuical and physiologic correlation.
    Annals of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, 1952, 37: 664.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Congenital heart disease, an introduction and classification.
    The American Journal of Medicine, New York, 1952, 12: 77.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Catheterization of the heart. Advances in Internal Medicine, Chicago, 1952, 5: 59.
  • R. J. Bing:
    The role of coronary circulation in shock.
    Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1952, 55: 367.
  • M. Taeschler, R. J. Bing:
    Some properties of actomyosin strips of heart muscles.
    Federal Proceedings, 1952, 11: 158. Abstract.
  • M. Taeschler, G. Lombardo, A. Siegel, R. J. Bing:
    Metabolic studies of the human heart in vivo.
    American Journal of Physiology, 1952, 171.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Diseases of the cardiovascular system.
    Annual Review of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, 1953, 4: 55.
  • R. J. Bing, A. Siegel:
    Metabolism of the human heart in vivo. Quarterly J. Phi Beta Pi, 1953, 1: 62.
  • R. J. Bing:
    The metabolism of the human heart in vivo. Friesner Lecture.
    Journal of the Mount Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, July-August 1953, 20 (2): 100-117.
  • M. Taeschler, R. J. Bing:
    Some properties of contractile proteins of the heart as studied on the extracted heart muscle preparation. Circulation Research, Baltimore, 1953, 1:129.
  • T. A. Lcmbardo, L. Rose, M. Taeschler, S. Tuluy, R. J. Bing:
    The effect of exercise on coronary blood flow, myocardial oxygen consumption and cardiac efficiency in man. Circulation, Dallas, Texas, 1953, 7: 71.
  • R. J. Bing, A. Siegel, A. Vitale, F. Balboni, E. Sparks:
    Metabolism of the human heart in vivo.
    The Journal of Clinical Investigation, 1953, 32: 556.
  • Cournand, R. J. Bing, L. Dexter, C. Dotter, L. N. Katz, J. V. Warren, E. Wood:
    Report of the committee on cardiac catheterizations and angiocardiography.
    Circulation, 1953, 7: 769.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Collateral circulation of the heart. Symposium on circulation and hemeostasis.
    Army Medical Service Graduate School, October 1953.
  • F. Dammann, M. Bethrong, R. J. Bing:
    Reverse ductus. A presentation of the syndrome of potency of the ductus arteriosus with pulmonary hypertension and shunting of blood flow from pulmonary artery to aorta.
    Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1953, 92: 128.
  • W. S. Edwards, W. E. Reber, A. Siegel, R. J. Bing:
    Coronary blood flow and myocardial oxygen consumption in hemorrhagic shock.
    Surgical Forum, Chicago, 1953, 4: 405.
  • R. J. Bing, A. Siegel, A. Vitale, F. Balboni, E. Sparks, M. Taeschler, M. Klapper, W. S. Edwards:
    Metabolism of the human heart. I. Carbohydrate metabolism.
    The American Journal of Medicine, 1953, 15: 284.
  • W. Edwards, S. Tuluy, W. E. Reber, A. Siegel, R. J. Bing:
    Coronary blood flow and myocardial metabolism in hypothermia.
    Annals of Surgery, Philadelphia, 1954, 139: 275.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Significance of the newer knowledge of contractile proteins for cardiology.
    Proco Second World Congress of Cardiology, 1954; American Heart Association.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Congenital cardiac deformities: I. Introduction and classification.
    Die Medizinische, 1954, 23 (22): 769.
    Die Medizinische, 1954, 23 (23): 805.
    Die Medizinische, 1954, 23 (24): 837.
  • R. J. Bing, W. E. Reber, E. Sparks, F. Balboni, A. Vitale, M. Hanlon:
    Congenital pulmonary stenosis.
    The Journal of the American Medical Association,
    Chicago, 1954, 154: 127.
  • R. J. Bing, A. Siegel, I. Ungar, M. Gilbert:
    Metabolism of the human heart. II. Studies on fat, ketone, and amino acid metabolism.
    The American Journal of Medicine, 1954, 16: 50.
  • W. S. Edwards, A. Siegel, R. J. Bing:
    Studies on myocardial metabolism. III. Coronary blood flow, myocardial oxygen consumption and carbohydrate metabolism in experimental hemorrhagic shock.
    The Journal of Clinical Investigation, 1954, 33: 1646.
  • H. Stutz, E. Feigelson, J. Emerson, R. J. Bing:
    The effect of digitalis (Cedilanid) on the mechanical and electrical activity of extracted and nonextracted heart muscle preparation.
    Circulation Research, 1954, 2: 555.
  • I. Ungar, M. Gilbert, A. Siegel, J. M. Blain, R. J. Bing:
    Studies on myocardial metabolism. IV. Myocardial metabolism in diabetes.
    The American Journal of Medicine, 1955, 18: 385. R. J. Bing:
    Metabolism of the heart. Acta Cardiologica, Heidelberg, 1955, 10: 1.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Cardiac catheterization. Henry Ford Hospital International Symposium on Cardiovascular Surgery, March, 1955.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Metabolism of the human heart. Clinical Progress. Circulation, 1955, 12: 535.
  • W. S. Edwards, E. Simmons, C. Lombardo, A. Bennett, R. J. Bing:
    Coronary blood flow in hypothermia. AMA Archives of Surgery, 1955, 71: 853.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Homeostatic mechanisms in congenital heart disease.
    Presented at St. Francis Sanatorium, October, 1955.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Metabolism of the heart.
    Harvey Lecture Series L. Academic Press, 1954-1955, page 27.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Der Myocardstoffwechsel. Klinische Wochenschrift, Berlin, 1956, 34: 1.
  • J. M. Blain, E. E. Eddleman, A. Siegel, R. J Bing:
    Studies on myocardial metabolism. V. The effects of lanatoside-C on the metabolism of the human heart.
    The Journal of Clinical Investigation, 1956, 35: 314.
  • H. Schafer, J. M. Blain, R. Ceballos, R. J. Bing:
    Essential pulmonary hypertension. Annals of internal Medicine, 1956, 44: 405.
  • F. Gonlubol, A. Siegel, R. J. Bing:
    The effect of a cardiac glycoside (Cedilanid) on the sodium and potassium balance of the human heart. Circulation Research, 1956, 4: 298.
  • Siegel, R. J. Bing:
    Plasma enzyme activity in myocardial infarction in dog and man.
    Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, 1956, 91: 604.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Disturbances in myocardial metabolism.
    Advances in Cardiology, Basel, 1956, 1: 52.
  • J. M. Blain, H. Schafer, A. Siegel, R. J. Bing:
    Studies in myocardial metabolism. Vl. Myocardial metabolism in congestive failure.
    The American Journal of Medicine, New York, 1956, 20: 820.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Hemeostatic aspects of congenital heart disease.
    Bulletin of the Saint Francis Hospital and Sanitorium, 1956, 13: 1.
  • L. Dettli, R. J. Bing:
    Contractility and extractability of heart actomyosin after death.
    Circulation Research, 1956, 4: 519.
  • R. J. Bing:
    The contribution of physiology to cardiovascular surgery.
    Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart, 1956.
  • A. Pedersen, A. Siegel, R. J. Bing:
    Cardiac metabolism in experimental ventricular fibrillation.
    American Heart Journal, St. Louis, 1956, 52: 695.
  • R. J. Bing, A. D. Castellanos, E. Gradel, C. Lupton, A. Siegel:
    Experimental coronary infarction: Circulatory, biochemical and pathologic changes.
    The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, Philadelphia, volume 232, 1956.
  • L. Dettli, R. J. Bing:
    Contractile properties of actomyosin threads and bands prepared from dogs' hearts.
    American Journal of Physiology, 1956, 187: 145.
  • R. J. Bing, A. Castellanos, E. Gradel, A. Siegel, C. Lupton:
    Enzymatic metabolic, circulatory and pathologic studies in myocardial infarction.
    Transactions of the Association of American Physicians, Philadelphia, volume 69, 1956.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Heart metabolism. Scientific American, 1957, 196: 50.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Myocardial metabolism in diabetes. Diabetes, 1957, 6: 95.
  • L. M. Bargeron, D. Ehmke, F. Gonlubol, A. Castellanos, A. Siegel, R. J. Bing:
    The effect of cigarette smoking on coronary blood flow and myocardial metabolism. Circulation, 1957, 25: 251.
  • R. J. Bing, A. Castellanos, A. Siegel:
    The diagnostic value of plasma activity of malic acid dehydrogenase and phosphohexose isomerase in patients with myocardial infarction and liver disease.
    The Journal of the American Medical Association, 1957, 164: 647.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Cardiology divided (Editorial). Circulation, 1957, 16: 521.
  • Beuren, C. H. Sparks, R. J. Bing:
    Metabolic studies on the arrested and fibrillating perfused heart.
    The American Journal of Cardiology, New York, 1958, 1: 103.
  • G. Cabrera, A. Beuren, R. J. Bing:
    Determinations of DPN (TPN) thiamine, amino acids and amino sugars in blood of animals with experimental myocardial infarction.
    Circulation Research, 1958, 6: 15.
  • K. Kako, R. J. Bing:
    Contractility of actomyosin bands prepared from normal and failing human hearts.
    The Journal of Clinical Investigation, 1958, 37: 465.
  • R. Mack, D. Nolting, M. Kirsch, E. Luthy, J. D. Choudhury, R. J. Bing:
    Determination of coronary blood flow with Rubidium-86.
    Federation Proceedings, 1958, 17: 1.
  • R. J. Bing:
    Metabolism of the heart (Le Metabolisme du Coeur).
    La Presse Médicale, Paris, 1958, 66: 1015.
  • W. Danforth, R. J. Bing:
    The heart in anoxia and ischemia.
    British Journal of Anaesthesia, London, 1958, 30: 456.
  • H. Taegtmeyer, Richard J. Bing:
    Point and counterpoint in medicine and music.
    In J. W. Hurst, C. R. Conti, W. B. Fye, editors: Profiles in Cardiology, The Foundation for Advances in Medicine and Science, Inc. 2003: 349–353
  • G. S. Wagner:
    Cardiology: The Evolution of the Science and the Art by Richard Bing, editor.
    Nature Medicine, New York, 1999, 5 (11): 1229.
  • B. Lüderitz, H. Hellerstein, A. Senning, R. J. Bing:
    Electrophysiology. Cardiac Arrhythmia, Cardiac Resuscitation, Pacemakers.
    In R. J. Bing, editor: Cardiology. The Evolution of the Science and the Art. 2nd edition, New Brunswick, New Jersey, and London: Rutgers University Press, 1999: 286–327
  • Richard John Bing, MD:
    A conversation with John Willis Hurst, MD.
    The American Journal of Cardiology, New York, 2000, 86: 72-79.
  • T. O. Cheng:
    Readers’ comments: Richard J. Bing, Charles A. Lindbergh, and Cardiopulmonary Bypass. The American Journal of Cardiology, 2000, 86 (11): 1290-1291.

What is an eponym?

An eponym is a word derived from the name of a person, whether real or fictional. A medical eponym is thus any word related to medicine, whose name is derived from a person.

What is Whonamedit?

Whonamedit.com is a biographical dictionary of medical eponyms. It is our ambition to present a complete survey of all medical phenomena named for a person, with a biography of that person.

Disclaimer:

Whonamedit? does not give medical advice.
This survey of medical eponyms and the persons behind them is meant as a general interest site only. No information found here must under any circumstances be used for medical purposes, diagnostically, therapeutically or otherwise. If you, or anybody close to you, is affected, or believe to be affected, by any condition mentioned here: see a doctor.