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Fye WB, ed. William Osler's Collected Papers on the Cardiovascular System. Birmingham, Alabama: Gryphon Editions, 1985.
Fye WB. The Development of American Physiology: Scientific Medicine in the Nineteenth Century. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987.
Fye WB, ed. Classic Papers on Coronary Thrombosis and Myocardial Infarction. Birmingham, AL: Gryphon Editions, 1991.
Fye WB. American Cardiology: The History of a Specialty and its College. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.
- W. Bruce Fye contributed 57 biographies to this book.
Selected book chapters
Fye WB. Growth of American physiology, 1850-1900. In: Physiology in the American Context, 1850-1940. Geison GL, ed. Bethesda, MD: American Physiological Society, 1987;2:47–65.
Fye WB. Acute myocardial infarction: a historical summary. In: Gersh BJ, Rahimtoola S, eds. Acute Myocardial Infarction. New York: Elsevier, 1990:1–13.
Fye WB. Albion Walter Hewlett: teacher, clinician, scientist, and missionary for “Pathologic Physiology” In: Howell JD, ed. Medical Lives & Scientific Medicine at Michigan, 1891–1969, Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press, 1993:45–72.
Fye WB. A history of cardiac arrhythmias. In: Kastor JA, ed. Arrhythmias. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 1994:1–24.
Fye WB. A historical perspective on atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease. In: Fuster V, Ross R, Topol E, eds. Atherosclerosis and Coronary Artery Disease. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott-Raven, 1996:1–12.
Fye WB. Cardiovascular pharmacology: a historical perspective. In: Frishman WH, Sonnenblick EH, eds. Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapeutics. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1996:47–56.
Fye WB. William Osler's bibliomania. In: Barondess J, Roland CG, eds. The Persisting Osler III: Selected Transactions of the American Osler Society 1991–2000. Malabar: Krieger Publishing, 2002:67–78.
Fye WB. The literature and history of internal medicine—an annotated bibliography. Ann Intern Med 1977;87:123–128.
Fye WB. Active euthanasia—an historical survey of its conceptual origins and introduction into medical thought. Bull Hist Med 1979;52:492–501.
Fye WB. Collecting medical books—practical and theoretical considerations. Trans Coll Phys Philadelphia 1979;1:305–323.
Fye WB. Echocardiography 1980: indications and usefulness. Wis Med J 1980;79:19–22.
Fye WB. Key references: history of cardiology. Circulation 1981;64:434–436.
Fye WB. Why a physiologist? The case of Henry P. Bowditch. Bull Hist Med 1982;56:19–29.
Fye WBS. Weir Mitchell: Philadelphia's “lost” physiologist. Bull Hist Med 1983;57:188–202.
Fye WB. Ernest Henry Starling: his law and its growing significance in the practice of medicine. Circulation 1983;68:1145–1148.
Fye WB. Sydney Ringer and the role of calcium in myocardial function. Circulation 1984;69:849–853.
Fye WB. Heparin: the contributions of William Henry Howell. Circulation 1984;69:1198–1203.
Fye WB. Coronary arteriography: it took a long time. Circulation 1984;70:781–787.
Fye WB. Collecting medical books: challenges and opportunities in the 80s. Bull NY Acad Med 1985;61:250–265.
Fye WBH. Newell Martin: a remarkable career destroyed by neurasthenia and alcoholism. J Hist Med Allied Sci 1985;40:135–166.
Fye WB. Acute coronary occlusion always results in death: or does it? The observations of William T. Porter. Circulation 1985;71:4–10.
Fye WB. Cardiology in 1885. Circulation 1985;72:21–26.
Fye WB. Ventricular fibrillation and defibrillation: historical perspectives. Circulation 1985;71:858–865.
Fye WB. The delayed diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction: it took half a century! Circulation 1985;72:262–271.
Fye WB. Nitroglycerin: a homeopathic remedy. Circulation 1986;73:21–29.
Fye WB. H. Newell Martin and the isolated heart preparation: the link between the frog and open heart surgery. Circulation 1986;73:857–864.
Fye WB. T. Lauder Brunton and amyl nitrite: a Victorian vasodilator. Circulation 1986;74:222–229.
Fye WB. American contributions to cardiovascular medicine and surgery. Bethesda: National Institutes of Health, 1986.
Fye WB. The history of cardiology: a bibliography of secondary sources. Bethesda: National Library of Library Med, 1986.
Fye WB. Carl Ludwig and the Leipzig Physiological Institute. “A factory of new knowledge.” Circulation 1986;74:920–928.
Fye WB. The literature of American internal medicine: a historical view. Ann Intern Med 1987;106:450–461.
Fye WB. The origin of the heart beat: a tale of frogs, jellyfish and turtles. Circulation 1987;76:493–500.
Fye WB. William Osler's departure from North America. The price of success. N Engl J Med 1989;320:1425–1431.
Fye WB. Austin Flint, 1812-1886. Clin Cardiol 1989;12:476–477.
Fye WB. Vasodilator therapy for angina pectoris: the intersection of homeopathy and scientific medicine. J Hist Med Allied Sciences 1990;45:317–340.
Fye WB. Medical authorship: traditions, trends, and tribulations. Ann Intern Med 1990;113:317–325.
Fye WB. The origin of the full-time faculty system: implications for clinical research. JAMA 1991;265:1555–1562.
Fye WB. Medical book collecting: a retrospect and a forecast. New Jersey Med 1992;89:835–841.
Fye WB. The history of medicine: an annotated list of key reference works. Ann Intern Med 1993;118:59–62.
Fye WB. A history of the American Heart Association's Council on Clinical Cardiology. Circulation 1993;87:1057–1063.
Fye WB. Disorders of the heartbeat: a historical overview from antiquity to the mid-20th century. Am J Cardiol 1993;72:1055–1070.
Fye WB. A history of the origin, evolution, and impact of electrocardiography. Am J Cardiol 1994;73:937–949.
Fye WB. Managed care and patients with cardiovascular disease. Circulation 1998;97:1895–1896.
Fye WB. Franz M. Groedel. Clin Cardiol 2000;23:133–134.
Fye WB. President's Page. Convocation address: the art of medicine. J Am Coll Cardiol 2002;39:1238–1241.
Fye WB. Cardiology workforce: there's already a shortage, and it's getting worse! J Am Coll Cardiol 2002;39:2077–2079.
Fye WB. Women cardiologists: why so few? J Am Coll Cardiol 2002;40:384–386.
Fye WB. Cardiology and technology: an enduring and energizing partnership. J Am Coll Cardiol 2002;40:1192–1195.
Fye WB. Medical history: a valuable tool to help us frame the present and predict the future. J Am Coll Cardiol 2002;41:346–349.
Fye WB. The power of clinical trials and guidelines, and the challenge of conflicts of interest. J Am Coll Cardiol 2003;41:1237–1242.
Fye WB. Cardiology's workforce shortage: implications for patient care and research. Circulation 2004;109:813–816.
Fye WB, Hirshfeld JW, et al. Cardiology's workforce crisis: a pragmatic approach. Presented at the 35th Bethesda Conference, Bethesda, Maryland, October 17-18, 2003. J Am Coll Cardiol 2004;44:215–275.
Fye WB. The origins and implications of a growing shortage of cardiologists. J Am Coll Cardiol 2004;44:221–232.