Publications

  1. Beckie TM, Fletcher G, Groer MW, Kip KE, Ji M. Biopsychosocial Health Disparities Among Young Women Enrolled in Cardiac Rehabilitation. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2014 Nov 19.
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  2. Beckie TM, Beckstead JW, Kip KE, Fletcher G. Improvements in heart rate recovery among women after cardiac rehabilitation completion. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2014 Jan-Feb; 29(1):38-47.
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  3. Fletcher GF, Ades PA, Kligfield P, Arena R, Balady GJ, Bittner VA, Coke LA, Fleg JL, Forman DE, Gerber TC, Gulati M, Madan K, Rhodes J, Thompson PD, Williams MA, American Heart Association Exercise, Cardiac Rehabilitation, and Prevention Committee of the Exercise standards for testing and training: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2013 Aug 20; 128(8):873-934. Epub 2013 Jul 22
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  4. Beckie TM, Beckstead JW, Kip K, Fletcher G. Physiological and exercise capacity improvements in women completing cardiac rehabilitation. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2013 Jan-Feb; 33(1):16-25.
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  5. Guazzi M, Adams V, Conraads V, Halle M, Mezzani A, Vanhees L, Arena R, Fletcher GF, Forman DE, Kitzman DW, Lavie CJ, Myers J, European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation, American Heart Association. EACPR/AHA Scientific Statement. Clinical recommendations for cardiopulmonary exercise testing data assessment in specific patient populations. Circulation. 2012 Oct 30; 126(18):2261-74. Epub 2012 Sep 5.
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  6. Fletcher GF, Berra K, Fletcher BJ, Gilstrap L, Wood MJ. The integrated team approach to the care of the patient with cardiovascular disease. Curr Probl Cardiol. 2012 Sep; 37(9):369-97.
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  7. Horwich TB, Broderick S, Chen L, McCullough PA, Strzelczyk T, Kitzman DW, Fletcher G, Safford RE, Ewald G, Fine LJ, Ellis SJ, Fonarow GC. Relation among body mass index, exercise training, and outcomes in chronic systolic heart failure. Am J Cardiol. 2011 Dec 15; 108(12):1754-9. Epub 2011 Sep 09.
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  8. Whellan DJ, Nigam A, Arnold M, Starr AZ, Hill J, Fletcher G, Ellis SJ, Cooper L, Onwuanyi A, Chandler B, Keteyian SJ, Ewald G, Kao A, Gheorghiade M. Benefit of exercise therapy for systolic heart failure in relation to disease severity and etiology-findings from the Heart Failure and A Controlled Trial Investigating Outcomes of Exercise Training study. Am Heart J. 2011 Dec; 162(6):1003-10.
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  9. Beckie TM, Beckstead JW, Schocken DD, Evans ME, Fletcher GF. The effects of a tailored cardiac rehabilitation program on depressive symptoms in women: A randomized clinical trial. Int J Nurs Stud. 2011 Jan; 48(1):3-12. Epub 2010 Jul 07.
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  10. Paterick TE, Paterick ZR, Fletcher G. Informed consent and transesophageal echocardiography: a review of patient responses. Int J Cardiol. 2010 Sep 3; 143(3):227-9. Epub 2010 Mar 04.
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  11. Artinian NT, Fletcher GF, Mozaffarian D, Kris-Etherton P, Van Horn L, Lichtenstein AH, Kumanyika S, Kraus WE, Fleg JL, Redeker NS, Meininger JC, Banks J, Stuart-Shor EM, Fletcher BJ, Miller TD, Hughes S, Braun LT, Kopin LA, Berra K, Hayman LL, Ewing LJ, Interventions to promote physical activity and dietary lifestyle changes for cardiovascular risk factor reduction in adults: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2010 Jul 27; 122(4):406-41. Epub 2010 Jul 12.
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  12. Coke LA, Fletcher GF. Exercise and the cardiac patient-success is just steps away. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2010 May-Jun; 25(3):238-40.
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  13. Paterick ZR, Fletcher G, Paterick TE. A soccer scholarship. Prev Cardiol. 2010 Spring; 13(2):91-3.
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  14. Paterick TE, Paterick ZR, Fletcher GF. A case study of healthcare fraud. J Med Pract Manage. 2010 Jan-Feb; 25(4):243-4.
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  15. Forman DE, Clare R, Kitzman DW, Ellis SJ, Fleg JL, Chiara T, Fletcher G, Kraus WE, HF-ACTION Investigators. Relationship of age and exercise performance in patients with heart failure: the HF-ACTION study. Am Heart J. 2009 Oct; 158(4 Suppl):S6-S15.
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  16. Gottlieb SS, Kop WJ, Ellis SJ, Binkley P, Howlett J, O'Connor C, Blumenthal JA, Fletcher G, Swank AM, Cooper L, HF-ACTION Investigators. Relation of depression to severity of illness in heart failure (from Heart Failure And a Controlled Trial Investigating Outcomes of Exercise Training [HF-ACTION]). Am J Cardiol. 2009 May 1; 103(9):1285-9. Epub 2009 Feb 28.
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  17. Beckie TM, Mendonca MA, Fletcher GF, Schocken DD, Evans ME, Banks SM. Examining the challenges of recruiting women into a cardiac rehabilitation clinical trial. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2009 Jan-Feb; 29(1):13-21; quiz 22-3.
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  18. Brown WV, Fletcher GF, Wilson PW. Using exercise to reduce risk[dagger]. J. Clin. Lipidology. 2009; 3(6):360-7.
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  19. Jneid H, Fonarow GC, Cannon CP, Palacios IF, Kilic T, Moukarbel GV, Maree AO, LaBresh KA, Liang L, Newby LK, Fletcher G, Wexler L, Peterson E, Get With the Guidelines Steering Committee and Investigators. Impact of time of presentation on the care and outcomes of acute myocardial infarction. Circulation. 2008 May 13; 117(19):2502-9. Epub 2008 Apr 21.
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  20. Beckie TM, Fletcher GF, Beckstead JW, Schocken DD, Evans ME. Adverse baseline physiological and psychosocial profiles of women enrolled in a cardiac rehabilitation clinical trial. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2008 Jan-Feb; 28(1):52-60.
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  21. Osborn RQ, Taylor WC, Oken K, Luzano M, Heckman M, Fletcher G. Echocardiographic characterisation of left ventricular geometry of professional male tennis players. Br J Sports Med. 2007 Nov; 41(11):789-92; discussion 792. Epub 2007 Aug 21.
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  22. Arena R, Myers J, Williams MA, Gulati M, Kligfield P, Balady GJ, Collins E, Fletcher G, American Heart Association Committee on Exercise, Rehabilitation and Prevention of the Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association Council on Assessment of functional capacity in clinical and research settings: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Committee on Exercise, Rehabilitation, and Prevention of the Council on Clinical Cardiology and the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing. Circulation. 2007 Jul 17; 116(3):329-43. Epub 2007 Jun 18.
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  23. Trejo-Gutierrez JF, Fletcher G. Impact of exercise on blood lipids and lipoproteins. J Clin Lipidol. 2007 Jul; 1(3):175-81. Epub 2007 Jun 07.
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  24. Fletcher GF, Bufalino V, Costa F, Goldstein LB, Jones D, Smaha L, Smith SC Jr, Stone N. Efficacy of drug therapy in the secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Am J Cardiol. 2007 Mar 27; 99(6C):1E-35E. Epub 2007 Mar 05.
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  25. Nyquist-Battie C, Fletcher GF, Fletcher B, Carlson JM, Castello R, Oken K. Upper-extremity exercise training in heart failure. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2007 Jan-Feb; 27(1):42-5.
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  26. Fletcher GF, Mills WC, Taylor WC. Update on exercise stress testing. Am Fam Physician. 2006 Nov 15; 74(10):1749-54.
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  27. Paterick TE, Paterick TJ, Fletcher GF, Maron BJ. Medical and legal issues in the cardiovascular evaluation of competitive athletes. JAMA. 2005 Dec 21; 294(23):3011-8.
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  28. King ML, Williams MA, Fletcher GF, Gordon NF, Gulanick M, King CN, Leon AS, Levine BD, Costa F, Wenger NK, American Heart Association, American Association for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Medical director responsibilities for outpatient cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention programs: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association/American Association for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Circulation. 2005 Nov 22; 112(21):3354-60.
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  29. King ML, Williams MA, Fletcher GF, Gordon NF, Gulanick M, King CN, Leon AS, Levine BD, Costa F, Wenger NK, American Association for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, American Heart Association. Medical director responsibilities for outpatient cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention programs. A statement for healthcare professionals from the American Association for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation and the American Heart Association. J Cardiopulm Rehabil. 2005 Nov-Dec; 25(6):315-20.
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  30. Fletcher G, Trejo-Gutierrez JF. Why and how to prescribe exercise: Overcoming the barriers. Cleve Clin J Med. 2005 Aug; 72(8):645-56.
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  31. Bueno N, Fletcher BJ, Fletcher GF, Serra S, Cruz PM, Kelly D, Meirelles L, Atkinson E, Tabor LA, Ramos A, Castro I. Coronary risk factors in adult children of parents with coronary heart disease: a comparison survey of southeastern Brazil and southeastern United States. Prev Cardiol. 2005 Summer; 8(3):149-54.
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  32. Fletcher BJ, Berra K, Ades P, Fletcher GF, et al. Managing abnormal blood lipids - a collaborative approach. Circulation. 2005; 112:3186-209.
  33. Gordon NF, Gulanick M, Costa F, Fletcher G, Franklin BA, Roth EJ, Shephard T, et al. Physical activity and exercise recommendations for stroke survivors. Circulation. 2004 Apr 27; 109(16):2031-41.
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  34. Trejo JF, Safford RE, Fletcher GF. Work to do in preventive cardiology. Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 2004 Apr; 17(2):104-5.
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  35. Fletcher GF. Combating the Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. Current Journal Review. 2004; 13:20-22.
  36. Oken K, Fletcher G. Benefits of aggressive drug therapy. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2003 Apr-Jun; 18(2):79-84.
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  37. Thompson PD, Fletcher GF, et al. Exercise and physical activity in the prevention and treatment of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Circulation. 2003; 107:3109-16.
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  38. Gibbons RJ, Balady GJ, Bricker JT, Chaitman BR, Fletcher GF, Froelicher VF, Mark DB, McCallister BD, Mooss AN, O'Reilly MG, Winters WL Jr, Gibbons RJ, Antman EM, Alpert JS, Faxon DP, Fuster V, Gregoratos G, Hiratzka LF, Jacobs AK, Russell RO, Smith SC Jr, ACC/AHA 2002 guideline update for exercise testing: summary article: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee to Update the 1997 Exercise Testing Guidelines). Circulation. 2002 Oct 1; 106(14):1883-92.
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  39. Fletcher GF. Improving Preventive Cardiology: The 33rd Bethesda Conference Preventive Cardiology. 2002 Fall:204-205.
  40. Fletcher GF. Did you know? Improving preventive cardiology: The 33rd Bethesda Conference. Prev Cardiol. 2002 Fall; 5(4):204-5.
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  41. Fletcher GF, Balady GJ, et al. Bethesda Conference No. 33. Preventive cardiology: how can we do better. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2002; 40:579-651.
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  42. Fletcher GF, Balady GJ, Amsterdam EA, Chaitman B, Eckel R, Fleg J, Froelicher VF, Leon AS, Pina IL, Rodney R, Simons-Morton DA, Williams MA, Bazzarre T. Exercise standards for testing and training: a statement for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2001 Oct 2; 104(14):1694-740.
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  43. Patton JN, Fletcher G. Aggressive secondary prevention: a perspective from the coronary interventional setting. J Interv Cardiol. 2001 Oct; 14(5):559-62.
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  44. Paterick TE, Fletcher GF. Endothelial function and cardiovascular prevention: role of blood lipids, exercise, and other risk factors. Cardiol Rev. 2001 Sep-Oct; 9(5):282-6.
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  45. Kim JR, Oberman A, Fletcher GF, Lee JY. Effect of exercise intensity and frequency on lipid levels in men with coronary heart disease: Training Level Comparison Trial. Am J Cardiol. 2001 Apr 15; 87(8):942-6; A3.
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  46. Maron BJ, Araujo CG, Thompson PD, Fletcher GF, de Luna AB, Fleg JL, Pelliccia A, Balady GJ, Furlanello F, Van Camp SP, Elosua R, Chaitman BR, Bazzarre TL, World Heart Federation, International Federation of Sports Medicine, American Heart Association Recommendations for preparticipation screening and the assessment of cardiovascular disease in masters athletes: an advisory for healthcare professionals from the working groups of the World Heart Federation, the International Federation of Sports Medicine, and the American Heart Association Committee on Exercise, Cardiac Rehabilitation, and Prevention. Circulation. 2001 Jan 16; 103(2):327-34.
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  47. Taylor WC, Fletcher GF. Cardiovascular disease in athletes. Cardiovasc Rev Rep. 2001; 22(9):530-536.
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  48. Ades PA, Pashkow FJ, Fletcher G, Pina IL, Zohman LR, Nestor JR. A controlled trial of cardiac rehabilitation in the home setting using electrocardiographic and voice transtelephonic monitoring. Am Heart J. 2000 Mar; 139(3):543-8.
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  49. Smith SC Jr, Amsterdam E, Balady GJ, Bonow RO, Fletcher GF, Froelicher V, Heath G, Limacher MC, Maddahi J, Pryor D, Redberg RF, Roccella E, Ryan T, Smaha L, Wenger NK. Prevention Conference V: Beyond secondary prevention: identifying the high-risk patient for primary prevention: tests for silent and inducible ischemia: Writing Group II. Circulation. 2000 Jan 4; 101(1):E12-6.
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  50. Fletcher G. Physical inactivity as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Am J Med. 1999; 107(2 Suppl 1):10-11.
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  51. Fletcher GF. Current status of cardiac rehabilitation. Am Fam Physician. 1998 Nov 15; 58(8):1778-82.
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  52. Fletcher GF, Flipse TR, Kligfield P, Malouf JR. Current status of ECG stress testing. Curr Probl Cardiol. 1998 Jul; 23(7):353-423.
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  53. Grundy SM, Balady GJ, Criqui MH, Fletcher G, Greenland P, Hiratzka LF, Houston-Miller N, Kris-Etherton P, Krumholz HM, LaRosa J, Ockene IS, Pearson TA, Reed J, Washington R, Smith SC Jr. Primary prevention of coronary heart disease: guidance from Framingham: a statement for healthcare professionals from the AHA Task Force on Risk Reduction. American Heart Association. Circulation. 1998 May 12; 97(18):1876-87.
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  54. Miller TD, Fletcher GF. Exercise and coronary artery disease prevention. Cardiologia. 1998 Jan; 43(1):43-51.
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  55. Franklin BA, Fletcher GF, Gordon NF, Noakes TD, Ades PA, Balady GJ. Cardiovascular evaluation of the athlete. Issues regarding performance, screening and sudden cardiac death. Sports Med. 1997 Aug; 24(2):97-119.
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  56. Fletcher GF. How to implement physical activity in primary and secondary prevention. A statement for healthcare-professionals from the Task Force on Risk-reduction, American Heart Association. Circulation. 1997 Jul 1; 96(1):355-7.
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  57. Miller TD, Balady GJ, Fletcher GF. Exercise and its role in the prevention and rehabilitation of cardiovascular disease. Ann Behav Med. 1997 Summer; 19(3):220-9.
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  58. Grundy SM, Balady GJ, Criqui MH, Fletcher G, Greenland P, Hiratzka LF, Houston-Miller N, Kris-Etherton P, Krumholz HM, LaRosa J, Ockene IS, Pearson TA, Reed J, Washington R, Smith SC Jr. Guide to primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases. A statement for healthcare professionals from the Task Force on Risk Reduction. American Heart Association Science Advisory and Coordinating Committee. Circulation. 1997 May 6; 95(9):2329-31.
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  59. Grundy SM, Balady GJ, Criqui MH, Fletcher G, Greenland P, Hiratzka LF, Houston-Miller N, Kris-Etherton P, Krumholz HM, LaRosa J, Ockene IS, Pearson TA, Reed J, Smith SC Jr, Washington R. When to start cholesterol-lowering therapy in patients with coronary heart disease. A statement for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association Task Force on Risk Reduction. Circulation. 1997 Mar 18; 95(6):1683-5.
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  60. Fletcher GF, Balady G, Blair SN, Blumenthal J, Caspersen C, Chaitman B, Epstein S, Sivarajan Froelicher ES, Froelicher VF, Pina IL, Pollock ML. Statement on exercise: benefits and recommendations for physical activity programs for all Americans. A statement for health professionals by the Committee on Exercise and Cardiac Rehabilitation of the Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association. Circulation. 1996 Aug 15; 94(4):857-62.
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  61. Jensen BE, Fletcher BJ, Rupp JC, Fletcher GF, Lee JY, Oberman A. Training level comparison study. Effect of high and low intensity exercise on ventilatory threshold in men with coronary artery disease. J Cardiopulm Rehabil. 1996 Jul-Aug; 16(4):227-32.
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  62. Grundy S, Balady GJ, Criqui M, Fletcher GF, et al. Cholesterol screening in asymptomatic adults. No cause to change. Task Force on Risk Reduction, American Heart Association. Circulation. 1996 Mar 15; 93(6):1067-8.
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  63. Fletcher GF. The antiatherosclerotic effect of exercise and development of an exercise prescription. Cardiol Clin. 1996 Feb; 14(1):85-95.
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  64. Lee JY, Jensen BE, Oberman A, Fletcher GF, Fletcher BJ, Raczynski JM. Adherence in the training levels comparison trial. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 1996 Jan; 28(1):47-52.
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  65. Fletcher GF. Exercise standards. Circulation. 1995 Dec 15; 92(12):3580.
  66. Oberman A, Fletcher GF, Lee J, Nanda N, Fletcher BJ, Jensen B, Caldwell ES. Efficacy at high-intensity exercise training on left ventricular ejection fraction men with coronary artery disease. (The training level comparison study). Am J Cardiol. 1995 Oct 1; 76:643-647.
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  67. Smith SC Jr, Blair SN, Criqui MH, Fletcher GF, Fuster V, Gersh BJ, Gotto AM, Gould KL, Greenland P, Grundy SM, et al. Preventing heart attack and death in patients with coronary disease. Circulation. 1995 Jul 1; 92(1):2-4.
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  68. Smith SC Jr, Blair SN, Criqui MH, Fletcher GF, Fuster V, Gersh BJ, Gotto AM, Gould KL, Greenland P, Grundy SM, et al. AHA consensus panel statement. Preventing heart attack and death in patients with coronary disease. The Secondary Prevention Panel. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1995 Jul; 26(1):292-4.
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  69. Fletcher GF, Fletcher BJ, Whitner JT, Staggers J, Almon L. Effects of variable doses and formulations of cholestyramine on elevated serum low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. Am J Cardiol. 1995 Apr 1; 75(10):738-9.
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  70. Fletcher GF, Balady G, Froelicher VF, Hartley LH, Haskell WL, Pollock ML. Exercise standards. A statement for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association. Writing Group. Circulation. 1995 Jan 15; 91(2):580-615.
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  71. Lee JY, Oberman A, Fletcher GF, Raczynski JM, Fletcher BJ, Nanda NC, Jensen BE. Design of the training levels comparison trial. Control Clin Trials. 1994 Feb; 15(1):59-76.
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  72. Fletcher BJ, Dunbar SB, Felner JM, Jensen BE, Almon L, Cotsonis G, Fletcher GF. Exercise testing and training in physically disabled men with clinical evidence of coronary artery disease. Am J Cardiol. 1994 Jan 15; 73(2):170-4.
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  73. Fletcher BJ, Dunbar S, Coleman J, Jann B, Fletcher GF. Cardiac precautions for non-acute inpatient settings. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. 1993 Jun; 72(3):140-3.
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  74. Fletcher GF. The value of exercise in preventing coronary atherosclerotic heart disease. Heart Disease & Stroke. 1993 May-Jun; 2(3):183-7.
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  75. Fletcher GF, Blair SN, Blumenthal J, Caspersen C, Chaitman B, Epstein S, Falls H, Froelicher ES, Froelicher VF, Pina IL. Statement on exercise. Benefits and recommendations for physical activity programs for all Americans. A statement for health professionals by the Committee on Exercise and Cardiac Rehabilitation of the Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart association. Circulation. 1992 Jul; 86(1):340-4.
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  76. Fletcher GF. Exercise for the coronary patient: Physiolgic basis. Cardiovascular Reviews & Reports. 1992; 13(8):12-23.
  77. Sweeney ME, Fletcher BJ, Rice CR, Berra KA, Rudd CM, Fletcher GF, Superko RS. Efficacy and compliance with cholestyramine bar versus powder in the treatment of hyperlipidemia. Am J Med. 1991 Apr; 90(4):469-73.
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  78. Fletcher GF. The exercise standards from the American Heart Association--a commentary. J Med Assoc Ga. 1991 Feb; 80(2):89-92.
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  79. Hill JO, Thiel J, Heller PA, Markon C, Fletcher G, DiGirolamo M. Energetic and metabolic studies of intragastric infusion of calories before and after exercise training. Int J Obes. 1991 Feb; 15(2):169-79.
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  80. Fletcher GF, Sweeney ME, Fletcher BJ. Blood magnesium and potassium alterations with maximal treadmill exercise testing: effects of beta-adrenergic blockade. Am Heart J. 1991 Jan; 121(1 Pt 1):105-10.
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  81. Fletcher GF, Froelicher VF, Hartley LH, Haskell WL, Pollock ML. Exercise standards. A statement for health professionals from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 1990 Dec; 82(6):2286-322.
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  82. Fletcher GF, Fletcher BJ, Sweeney ME. Effects of exercise testing, training and beta blockade on serum potassium in normal subjects. Am J Cardiol. 1990 May 15; 65(18):1242-5.
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  83. McHenry PL, Ellestad MH, Fletcher GF, Froelicher V, Hartley H, Mitchell JH, Froelicher ES. Statement on exercise. A position statement for health professionals by the Committee on Exercise and Cardiac Rehabilitation of the Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association. Circulation. 1990 Jan; 81(1):396-8.
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  84. Sweeney ME, Fletcher BJ, Fletcher GF. Exercise testing and training with beta-adrenergic blockade: role of the drug washout period in "unmasking" a training effect. Am Heart J. 1989 Nov; 118(5 Pt 1):941-6.
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  85. Hill JO, Thiel J, Heller PA, Markon C, Fletcher G, DiGirolamo M. Differences in effects of aerobic exercise training on blood lipids in men and women. Am J Cardiol. 1989 Jan 15; 63(3):254-6.
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  86. Kinsey MA, Fletcher BJ, Rice CR, Watson PH, Fletcher GF. Coronary risk factor modification followed by home-monitored exercise in coronary bypass surgery patients: a four-year follow-up study. J Cardiopulm Rehabil. 1989; 9:207-12.
  87. Fletcher GF, Jensen B. Hyperlipidemia therapy; cost and patient management. Resid Staff Physician. 1989; 35(7):49-54.
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  88. Fletcher GF, Fletcher BJ, Marshall A. Effect of maximal exercise testing on serum cholesterol in healthy subjects undergoing exercise training and on beta-adrenergic blockade. Am J Cardiol. 1988 Sep 1; 62(7):478-80.
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  89. Fletcher BJ, Lloyd A, Fletcher GF. Outpatient rehabilitative training in patients with cardiovascular disease: emphasis on training method. Heart & Lung: Journal of Acute & Critical Care. 1988 Mar; 17(2):199-205.
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  90. Fletcher GF, Lloyd A, Waling JF, Fletcher BJ. Exercise testing in patients with musculoskeletal handicaps. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1988 Feb; 69(2):123-7.
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  91. Fletcher GF. The positive exercise test in an asymptomatic patient. Cardiovasc Rev Rep. 1987 Sep; 8:26-9.
  92. Fletcher GF. Cardiac rehabilitation with emphasis on patients with coronary disease. Emory University Journal of Medicine. 1987; 1:234-52.
  93. Schlant RC, Blomqvist CA, Brandenburg RO, Debusk R, Ellestad MH, Fletcher GF, et al. Guidelines for exercise testing. A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Assessment of Cardiovascular Procedures (Subcommitte on Exercise Testing). J Am Coll Cardiol. 1986 Sep; 8(3):725-38.
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  94. Schlant RC, Blomqvist CG, Brandenburg RO, DeBusk R, Ellestad MH, Fletcher GF, Froelicher VF Jr, Hall RJ, McCallister BD, McHenry PL, et al. Guidelines for exercise testing. A report of the Joint American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Assessment of Cardiovascular Procedures (Subcommittee on Exercise Testing). Circulation. 1986 Sep; 74(3):653A-667A.
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  95. Fletcher GF. Rehabilitation after coronary angioplasty--is it effective? Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1986 Aug; 67(8):517-9.
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  96. Fletcher BJ, Thiel J, Fletcher GF. Phase II intensive monitored cardiac rehabilitation for coronary artery disease and coronary risk factors--a six-session protocol. Am J Cardiol. 1986 Apr 1; 57(10):751-6.
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  97. Fletcher GF. Exercise for the coronary patient: physiologic basis. Cardiovascular Reviews and Reports. 1986; 7:107-24.
  98. Schlant RC, Fletcher GF. Care of the patient after myocardial infarction. Card Impulse. 1986; 7:1-6.
  99. Bierman EL, Fletcher GF, Hennekins C, LaRosa JD, Schieken RM. Report of the Task Force on Evaluation and Treatment of Hyperlipidemia. American Heart Association. 1986.
  100. Fletcher GF. Exercise training during chronic beta blockade in cardiovascular disease. Am J Cardiol. 1985 Apr 26; 55(10):110D-113D.
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  101. Glazer MD, Fletcher GF. Physical activity in the prevention and management of atherosclerotic coronary heart disease. Cardiology in Practice. 1985; 1:245-51.
  102. Fletcher GF, Chiaramida AJ, LeMay MR, Johnston BL, Thiel JE, Spratlin MC. Telephonically-monitored home exercise early after coronary artery bypass surgery. Chest. 1984 Aug; 86(2):198-202.
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  103. Fletcher GF, Miller DD. Rehabilitating the coronary patient. Primary Cardiol. 1984 Feb; 131-46.
  104. Cantwell JD, Wenger NK, Johnston BL, Fletcher GF. Exercise and exercise testing: current state-of-the-art. Heart Lung. 1984; 13:5-15.
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  105. Pilcher GF, Cook AJ, Johnston BL, Fletcher GF. Twenty-four-hour continuous electrocardiography during exercise and free activity in 80 apparently healthy runners. Am J Cardiol. 1983 Oct 1; 52(7):859-61.
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  106. Waites TF, Watt EW, Fletcher GF. Comparative functional and physiologic status of active and dropout coronary bypass patients of a rehabilitation program. Am J Cardiol. 1983 Apr; 51(7):1087-90.
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  107. Fletcher GF. The history of exercise in the practice of medicine. J Med Assoc Ga. 1983 Jan; 72(1):35-40.
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  108. Mikolich JR, Jacobs WC, Fletcher GF. Cardiac arrhythmias in patients with acute cerebrovascular accidents. JAMA. 1981 Sep 18; 246(12):1314-7.
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  109. McClelland J, Fletcher GF. Preventing atherosclerosis through exercise and control of blood coagulation. J Med Assoc Ga. 1981 Sep; 70(9):679-82.
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  110. Fletcher GF. Exercise and coronary risk factor modification in the management of atherosclerosis. Heart & Lung: Journal of Acute & Critical Care. 1981 Sep-Oct; 10(5):811-3.
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  111. Johnston BL, Watt EW, Fletcher GF. Oxygen consumption and hemodynamic and electrocardiographic responses to bathing in recent post-myocardial infarction patients. Heart & Lung: Journal of Acute & Critical Care. 1981 Jul-Aug; 10(4):666-71.
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  112. Fletcher GF, Murphy P. Cardiac procedures in acute care situations. Med Clin North Am. 1981 Jan; 65(1):67-81.
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  113. Erb BD, Fletcher GF, Sheffield LT. Standards for supervised cardiovascular exercise maintenance programs. Report of the Subcommittee on Exercise/Rehabilitation, Target Activity Group. Circulation. 1980 Sep; 62(3):669A-672A.
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  114. Johnston BL, Fletcher GF. Dynamic electrocardiographic recording during sexual activity in recent post-myocardial infarction and revascularization patients. Am Heart J. 1979 Dec; 98(6):736-41.
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  115. Fletcher GF, Frank M 3rd, Lathan SR, Cantwell JD, Wenger NK. The value of exercise in the practice of medicine. J Med Assoc Ga. 1979 Oct; 68(10):897-9.
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  116. Fletcher GF, Cantwell JD, Watt EW. Oxygen consumption and hemodynamic response of exercises used in training of patients with recent myocardial infarction. Circulation. 1979 Jul; 60(1):140-4.
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  117. Fletcher GF. Exercise and the coronary patient. Curr Probl Cardiol. 1979 Jun; 4(3):1-75.
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  118. Johnston BL, Cantwell JD, Watt EW, Fletcher GF. Sexual activity in exercising patients after myocardial infarction and revascularization. Heart & Lung: Journal of Acute & Critical Care. 1978 Nov-Dec; 7(6):1026-31.
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  119. Cantwell JD, Fletcher GF. Sudden death and jogging. Phys Sportsmed. 1978; 6(3):94-8.
  120. Fletcher GF, Cantwell JD. Ventricular fibrillation in a medically supervised cardiac exercise program. Clinical, angiographic, and surgical correlations. JAMA. 1977 Dec 12; 238(24):2627-9.
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  121. Fletcher GF. Exercise testing as a guide for prescription of rehabilitation training. Practical Cardiol. 1977 Nov; 100-11.
  122. Jones AA, Otis JB, Fletcher GF, Roberts WC. A hitherto undescribed cause of prosthetic mitral valve obstruction. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery. 1977 Jul; 74(1):116-7.
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  123. Fletcher GF, Alimurung B, Watt E. Acute drug testing with nitrates: angina relief during treadmill exercise. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1977 Jul; 25(7):303-7.
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  124. Fletcher GF. Cardiovascular response to exercise training. Phys Sportsmed. 1977 May; 5(5):82-8.
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  147. Earnest DL, Fletcher GF. Danger of rectal examination in patients with acute myocardial infarction--fact or fiction? N Engl J Med. 1969 Jul 31; 281(5):238-41.
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  148. Fletcher GF, Kazamias TM. Cardiotoxic effects of Mellaril: conduction disturbances and supraventricular arrhythmias. Am Heart J. 1969 Jul; 78(1):135-8.
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  152. Fletcher GF, Hurst JW. An intermittent "cooing" diastolic murmur due to a torn aortic valve cusp. Am Heart J. 1968 Apr; 75(4):537-9.
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  155. Fletcher GF, Hurst JW, Schlant RC. Electrocardiographic changes in severe hypokalemia. A reappraisal. Am J Cardiol. 1967 Nov; 20(5):628-31.
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  157. Fletcher GF. Hypotensive reactions after small doses of reserpine given parenterally. N Engl J Med. 1963; 268:309-10.
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