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Healio Rheuminations

Nov 15, 2018

In this ACR interview, the walking encyclopedia of medical history, Eric L. Matteson, MD, of The Mayo Clinic, sits down with me to discuss what excites him about medical history and then takes a deep dive into the history of vasculitis! 

  • Intro :10
  • Background on Dr. Matteson :28
  • The interview 2:00
    • How did you get into history? Why does it mean so much to you? 2:19
    • Can you tell us about the archives at Mayo Clinic? 6:49
    • An appreciation of present time and how we take some medications for granted 7:55
    • Brief history of vasculitis 9:23
    • Kussmaul and the first failed ophthalmoscope 14:20
    • Kussmaul’s second failure: gastroscope 15:43
    • When did we get to the small vessel vasculitis/glomerulonephritis description? 17:25
    • The discovery of Wegener 20:44
      • Wegener was not the first to describe granulomatosis with polyangiitis, and the folly of naming diseases for individuals 23:24
    • Thank you, Dr. Matteson 24:57
    • Recap 25:05

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