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”

15957 entries, 13939 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: February 16, 2024

GREATBATCH, Wilson

2 entries
  • 3047.15

A transistorized, self-contained, implantable pacemaker for the long-term correction of complete heart block.

Surgery, 48, 643-54, 1960.

The first fully-implantable pacemaker. 



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Arrythmias, CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Arrythmias › Pacemakers, INSTRUMENTS & TECHNOLOGIES › Medical Instruments › Pacemakers
  • 7995

The making of the pacemaker: Celebrating a lifesaving invention. Foreward [extensive] by Seymour Furman.

Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2000.


Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Arrythmias, CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Arrythmias › Pacemakers, CARDIOLOGY › History of Cardiology, INSTRUMENTS & TECHNOLOGIES › History of Biomedical Instrumentation, INSTRUMENTS & TECHNOLOGIES › Medical Instruments › Pacemakers