Potain, Pierre Charles Édouard

Potain, Pierre Charles Édouard

(pō-ten′)
Fr. cardiologist, 1825–1901.

Potain apparatus

A form of aspirator.

Potain sign

In dilatation of the aorta, dullness on percussion over the area extending from the body of the sternum toward the third costal cartilage on the right, and to the base of the sternum.