An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15791 entries, 13704 authors and 1919 subjects. Updated: September 13, 2022

MAREY, Étienne Jules

8 entries
  • 776

Recherches sur le pouls au moyen d’un nouvel appareil enregistreur le sphygmographe.

Paris: E. Thunot et Cie, 1860.

Invention of the modern sphygmograph. Also published in C.R. Acad. Sci. (Paris), 1860, 51, 281-309. Preliminary paper in same journal, 1860, 50, 634-37.



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY, CARDIOLOGY › Tests for Heart & Circulatory Function › Sphygmogram, INSTRUMENTS & TECHNOLOGIES
  • 813

Loi qui préside à la fréquence des battements du coeur.

C. R. Acad. Sci. (Paris), 53, 95-8, 1861.

Marey’s law of the heart. Marey was the first to realize the relationship between the blood pressure and the heart rate.



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY
  • 816

Appareils et expériences cardiographiques.

Mém. Acad. imp. de Méd. (Paris), 26, 268-319, 1863.

First direct records of the heart impulse by means of a “cardiac sound” and the sphygmograph – recording tambours, which wrote on a moving drum covered with smoked paper.



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY › Cardiac Electrophysiology, CARDIOLOGY › Tests for Heart & Circulatory Function › Sphygmogram, INSTRUMENTS & TECHNOLOGIES
  • 11690

Physiologie médicale de la circulation du sang basée sur l'étude graphique des mouvements du coeur et du pouls artériel avec application aux maladies du l'appareil circulatoire.

Paris: Adrien Delahaye, 1863.

Marey first recorded atrial fibrillation in this work work in which he used pulse tracings to establish the interelationship of heart rate and blood pressure. The work also includes the first detailed description of the technique of cardiac catheterization that Marey developed with Jean Baptiste Chauveau. "With Chauveau he was the first to perform cardiac catheterization on living horses" (Bedford 260). Digital facsimile from BnFGallica at this link.



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Arrythmias, CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY, CARDIOLOGY › Interventional Cardiology › Cardiac Catheterization
  • 7294

La méthode graphique dans les sciences expérimentales et particulièrement en physiologie et en médecine.

Paris: G. Masson, 1878.

Marey pioneered the use of graphical recording in the experimental sciences, using instruments (many of his own invention) to capture and display data impossible to observe with the senses alone, and to record the progression of such data over time. He began by applying graphical recording methods to problems in physiology, using machines to investigate the mechanics of the circulatory, respiratory and muscular systems. After 1868 he turned to the study of human and animal locomotion. In the second edition (1885) Marey added a 51-page supplement, Développment de la mêthode graphique par l'emploi de la photographie. Digital facsimile of the 1878 from Google Books at this link; digital facsimile of the 1885 edition from the Internet Archive at this link.

For the second issue the title was changed to La méthode graphique dans les sciences expérimentales et principalement en physiologie et en médecine.



Subjects: DEMOGRAPHY / Population: Medical Statistics › Graphic Display of, GRAPHIC DISPLAY of Medical & Scientific Information, IMAGING › Photography / Photomicrography , INSTRUMENTS & TECHNOLOGIES › Medical Instruments, PHYSIOLOGY
  • 783

La circulation du sang à l’état physiologique et dans les maladies.

Paris: G. Masson, 1881.


Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY
  • 643

Le mouvement.

Paris: G. Masson, 1894.

Marey, like Muybridge (No. 650-51), was a pioneer in the use of serial pictures as a method of studying the mechanics of locomotion. English translation, 1895.



Subjects: Biomechanics, IMAGING › Photography / Photomicrography
  • 11689

Marey and cardiology: physiologist and pioneer of technology (1830-1904).

Rotterdam: Kooyker Scientific Publications, 1980.


Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › History of Cardiology, PHYSIOLOGY › History of Physiology