G. Christian Friesinger, III, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical

chris.friesinger@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Education
M.D., University of Tennessee Center for Health Science, Memphis, TennesseeB.S., Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina
Office Address
2105 Edward Curd Lane
Franklin, TN 37067
Publications
Goffaux J, Friesinger GC, Lambert W, Shroyer LW, Moritz TE, McCarthy M, Henderson WG, Hammermeister KE. Biological age--a concept whose time has come: a preliminary study. South. Med. J. 2005 Oct; 98(10): 985-93. PMID: 16295813, DOI: 10.1097/01.smj.0000182178.22607.47, ISSN: 0038-4348.

Merrill WH, Friesinger GC, Graham TP, Byrd BF, Drinkwater DC, Christian KG, Bender HW. Long-lasting improvement after septal myectomy for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. Ann. Thorac. Surg. 2000 Jun; 69(6): 1732-5; discussion 1735. PMID: 10892916, PII: S0003-4975(00)01314-X, ISSN: 0003-4975.

Chung OY, Beattie C, Friesinger GC. Assessment of cardiovascular risks and overall risks for noncardiac surgery. Cardiol Clin. 1999 Feb; 17(1): 197-211. PMID: 10093774, ISSN: 0733-8651.

Friesinger GC, Ryan TJ. Coronary heart disease. Stable and unstable syndromes. Cardiol Clin. 1999 Feb; 17(1): 93-122. PMID: 10093768, ISSN: 0733-8651.

Friesinger GC, Francis J. Promises and perils of managed care for older patients with cardiac disease. Cardiol Clin. 1999 Feb; 17(1): 67-77, viii. PMID: 10093766, ISSN: 0733-8651.

Friesinger GC. Coronary Heart Disease in the Elderly: Management Considerations. Am J Geriatr Cardiol. 1994 Nov; 3(6): 42-50. PMID: 11416323, ISSN: 1751-715X.

Forman MB, Perry JM, Wilson BH, Verani MS, Kaplan PR, Shawl FA, Friesinger GC. Demonstration of myocardial reperfusion injury in humans: results of a pilot study utilizing acute coronary angioplasty with perfluorochemical in anterior myocardial infarction. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 1991 Oct; 18(4): 911-8. PMID: 1894864, PII: 0735-1097(91)90746-V, ISSN: 0735-1097.

Friesinger GC. Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty. Complications and implications. Circulation. 1990 Oct; 82(4): 1519-22. PMID: 2401083, ISSN: 0009-7322.

Kronenberg MW, McCain RW, Boucek RJ, Grambow DW, Sagawa K, Friesinger GC. Effects of methoxamine and phenylephrine on left ventricular contractility in rabbits. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 1989 Nov 11/1/1989; 14(5): 1350-8. PMID: 2808993, PII: 0735-1097(89)90440-3, ISSN: 0735-1097.

Kronenberg MW, Uetrecht JP, Dupont WD, Davis MH, Phelan BK, Friesinger GC. Intrinsic left ventricular contractility in normal subjects. Am. J. Cardiol. 1988 Mar 3/1/1988; 61(8): 621-7. PMID: 3344689, ISSN: 0002-9149.

Forman MB, Wilson BH, Sheller JR, Kopelman HA, Vaughn WK, Virmani R, Friesinger GC. Right ventricular hypertrophy is an important determinant of right ventricular infarction complicating acute inferior left ventricular infarction. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 1987 Dec; 10(6): 1180-7. PMID: 2960725, ISSN: 0735-1097.

Gregg CR, McGee ZA, Bodner SJ, Killen DA, Friesinger GC. Fungal endocarditis complicating treatment of prosthetic valve bacterial endocarditis: value of prophylactic oral nystatin. South. Med. J. 1987 Nov; 80(11): 1407-9. PMID: 3686142, ISSN: 0038-4348.

Olafsson B, Forman MB, Puett DW, Pou A, Cates CU, Friesinger GC, Virmani R. Reduction of reperfusion injury in the canine preparation by intracoronary adenosine: importance of the endothelium and the no-reflow phenomenon. Circulation. 1987 Nov; 76(5): 1135-45. PMID: 3664998, ISSN: 0009-7322.

Prager RL, Maples MD, Hammon JW, Friesinger GC, Bender HW. Early operative intervention in aortic bacterial endocarditis. Ann. Thorac. Surg. 1981 Oct; 32(4): 347-50. PMID: 7305520, ISSN: 0003-4975.