Emmanouil S Brilakis

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Outcome of patients undergoing balloon angioplasty in the two months prior to noncardiac surgery
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:512-4. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Distal open sesame and hairpin wire techniques to facilitate a chronic total occlusion intervention
    Tesfaldet Michael
    VA North Texas Health Care System, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 24:E57-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Mechanical valve dysfunction after percutaneous perimitral leak closure: salvage by percutaneous occluder retrieval
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:876-81. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Hairpin-trap: a novel stent retrieval technique
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 77:213-6. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Frequency and predictors of drug-eluting stent use in saphenous vein bypass graft percutaneous coronary interventions: a report from the American College of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Data CathPCI registry
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Veterans Affairs North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:1068-73. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical, angiographic, and procedural predictors of periprocedural complications during chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention
    Vishal G Patel
    Dallas VA Medical Center 111A, 4500 South Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216 USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 26:100-5. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Effect of ticagrelor on the outcomes of patients with prior coronary artery bypass graft surgery: insights from the PLATelet inhibition and patient outcomes (PLATO) trial
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Electronic address
    Am Heart J 166:474-80. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Embolic protection device utilization during stenting of native coronary artery lesions with large lipid core plaques as detected by near-infrared spectroscopy
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 80:1157-62. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Role of internal mammary artery bypass grafts in retrograde chronic total occlusion interventions
    Tesfaldet T Michael
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 24:359-62. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Challenges associated with use of the GuideLiner catheter in percutaneous coronary interventions
    Aristotelis C Papayannis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 24:370-1. 2012

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Publications112 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Outcome of patients undergoing balloon angioplasty in the two months prior to noncardiac surgery
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:512-4. 2005
    ..Therefore, in patients in whom percutaneous coronary revascularization is required before noncardiac surgery, BA appears to be safe, especially in patients who need to undergo surgery early after percutaneous coronary intervention...
  2. ncbi request reprint Distal open sesame and hairpin wire techniques to facilitate a chronic total occlusion intervention
    Tesfaldet Michael
    VA North Texas Health Care System, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 24:E57-9. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Mechanical valve dysfunction after percutaneous perimitral leak closure: salvage by percutaneous occluder retrieval
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:876-81. 2010
    ..The largest amplatzer occluder device was successfully snared with restoration of normal prosthetic valve motion...
  4. doi request reprint Hairpin-trap: a novel stent retrieval technique
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 77:213-6. 2011
    ..The distal tip of the wire is then pulled back into the guiding catheter, where it is trapped by a balloon, forming a "hairpin-trap." The entire system is subsequently withdrawn. © 2010 Wiley-Liss, Inc...
  5. doi request reprint Frequency and predictors of drug-eluting stent use in saphenous vein bypass graft percutaneous coronary interventions: a report from the American College of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Data CathPCI registry
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Veterans Affairs North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:1068-73. 2010
    ..We examined a large registry to determine the frequency and factors associated with drug-eluting stents (DES) use in saphenous vein graft (SVG) in contemporary practice...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical, angiographic, and procedural predictors of periprocedural complications during chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention
    Vishal G Patel
    Dallas VA Medical Center 111A, 4500 South Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216 USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 26:100-5. 2014
    ..To identify clinical, angiographic, and procedural factors associated with increased risk of periprocedural complications during chronic total occlusion (CTO) percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  7. doi request reprint Effect of ticagrelor on the outcomes of patients with prior coronary artery bypass graft surgery: insights from the PLATelet inhibition and patient outcomes (PLATO) trial
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Electronic address
    Am Heart J 166:474-80. 2013
    ..Whether intensive antiplatelet therapy with ticagrelor might be beneficial compared with clopidogrel is unknown. In this substudy of the PLATO trial, we studied the effects of randomized treatment dependent on history of CABG...
  8. doi request reprint Embolic protection device utilization during stenting of native coronary artery lesions with large lipid core plaques as detected by near-infrared spectroscopy
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 80:1157-62. 2012
    ..Stenting of large lipid core plaques (LCPs), as assessed by near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS), has been associated with periprocedural myocardial infarction (MI), possibly due to distal embolization...
  9. ncbi request reprint Role of internal mammary artery bypass grafts in retrograde chronic total occlusion interventions
    Tesfaldet T Michael
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 24:359-62. 2012
    ..The internal mammary artery grafts can facilitate retrograde chronic total occlusion interventions, but should be used with caution to minimize the risk of injury...
  10. ncbi request reprint Challenges associated with use of the GuideLiner catheter in percutaneous coronary interventions
    Aristotelis C Papayannis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 24:370-1. 2012
    ..Awareness of these potential complications may render safer the use of this valuable interventional tool...
  11. ncbi request reprint A percutaneous treatment algorithm for crossing coronary chronic total occlusions
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 5:367-79. 2012
    ..Radiation exposure, contrast utilization, and procedure time are monitored throughout the procedure, and thresholds are established for intraprocedural strategy conversion to maximize safety, efficiency, and effectiveness...
  12. ncbi request reprint In vivo comparison of Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography and intravascular ultrasonography
    Sathyadeepak Ramesh
    UT Southwestern and VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 24:111-5. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate the findings of Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography (FD-OCT) and intravascular ultrasonography (IVUS) used for the in vivo assessment of coronary lesions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Application of optical coherence tomography in the treatment of coronary bifurcation lesions
    Victorio Pidlaoan
    VA North Texas Health Care System, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 24:E39-42. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint "Ping-pong" guide catheter technique for retrograde intervention of a chronic total occlusion through an ipsilateral collateral
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 78:395-9. 2011
    ..Engagement of the target coronary artery is alternating between the antegrade and the retrograde guide catheter in a "ping-pong" fashion, enabling lesion crossing and equipment delivery...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pursuing postgraduate training in internal medicine and cardiology in the USA: an introduction for Greek physicians
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Hellenic J Cardiol 49:222-6. 2008
  16. doi request reprint Successful retrograde treatment of a mid left anterior descending artery chronic total occlusion using a novel "guide parallel to wire" technique
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas VA Medical Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 73:326-31. 2009
    ..A 5F guide catheter was introduced next to the retrograde wire through the radial sheath ('guide parallel to wire' technique) followed by successful antegrade crossing and stenting of the mid left anterior descending artery lesion...
  17. doi request reprint Continued benefit from paclitaxel-eluting compared with bare-metal stent implantation in saphenous vein graft lesions during long-term follow-up of the SOS (Stenting of Saphenous Vein Grafts) trial
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Veteran Affairs North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:176-82. 2011
    ..This study sought to report the long-term outcomes after drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation in saphenous vein graft (SVG) lesions in the SOS (Stenting of Saphenous Vein Grafts) trial...
  18. ncbi request reprint The "Proxis-Tornus" technique for a difficult-to-cross calcified saphenous vein graft lesion
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Dallas VA Medical Center, 4500 South Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 20:E258-61. 2008
    ..We describe successful crossing and treatment of the lesion by simultaneously using the Proxis proximal occlusion embolic protection device and the Tornus catheter...
  19. doi request reprint Novel uses of the Proxis embolic protection catheter
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 74:438-45. 2009
    ..Deep seating of the Proxis catheter enabled vessel visualization and equipment delivery, allowing successful completion of each case...
  20. ncbi request reprint Drug-eluting stents in saphenous vein graft interventions: a systematic review
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    EuroIntervention 5:722-30. 2010
    ..A systematic review of the outcomes after drug-eluting stents (DES) implantation in saphenous vein grafts (SVGs) was performed...
  21. doi request reprint Retrograde recanalization of native coronary artery chronic occlusions via acutely occluded vein grafts
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:109-13. 2010
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  22. doi request reprint Quality of care for acute coronary syndrome patients with known atherosclerotic disease: results from the Get With the Guidelines Program
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Circulation 120:560-7. 2009
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Management of patients with coronary stents in the ICU
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 16:426-31. 2010
    ..To review the contemporary management of patients with coronary stents in the ICU...
  24. ncbi request reprint Use of the Stingray guidewire and the Venture catheter for crossing flush coronary chronic total occlusions due to in-stent restenosis
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:391-4. 2010
    ..Using the Venture catheter for support and the Stingray guidewire for enhanced penetration capacity, both lesions were successfully crossed and stented...
  25. doi request reprint "Armored" aspiration catheter technique to enhance aspiration catheter delivery in challenging thrombus-containing lesions
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 74:846-9. 2009
    ..035 inch guidewire is inserted via the aspiration lumen to render the aspiration catheter stiffer and facilitate delivery to the target vessel thrombotic segment...
  26. ncbi request reprint Two-Year outcomes after utilization of the TAXUS paclitaxel-eluting stent in bifurcations and multivessel stenting in the ARRIVE registries
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 24:342-50. 2011
    ..Examine the incidence of clinical events after utilization of the TAXUS(®) Express(®) paclitaxel-eluting stent (PES) in multivessel and bifurcation coronary stenting in an unselected patient population...
  27. ncbi request reprint Dual guide catheter technique for treating native coronary artery lesions through tortuous internal mammary grafts: separating equipment delivery from target lesion visualization
    Christopher Lichtenwalter
    Dallas VA Medical Center 111A, 4500 South Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 22:E78-81. 2010
    ..We report three cases in which treatment of such lesions was successfully completed using two guiding catheters, one of which was used for lesion visualization and one for equipment delivery...
  28. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after implantation of the TAXUS paclitaxel-eluting stent in saphenous vein graft lesions: results from the ARRIVE (TAXUS Peri-Approval Registry: A Multicenter Safety Surveillance) program
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:742-50. 2010
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention in native arteries versus bypass grafts in prior coronary artery bypass grafting patients: a report from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:844-50. 2011
    ....
  30. doi request reprint The retrograde approach to coronary artery chronic total occlusions: a practical approach
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 79:3-19. 2012
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Clinical presentation and angiographic characteristics of saphenous vein graft failure after stenting: insights from the SOS (stenting of saphenous vein grafts) trial
    Christopher Lichtenwalter
    Veteran Affairs North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:855-60. 2009
    ..We sought to compare the clinical presentation and angiographic patterns of saphenous vein graft (SVG) failure after stenting with a paclitaxel-eluting stent (PES) versus a similar bare-metal stent (BMS)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prior coronary artery bypass graft surgery patients undergoing diagnostic coronary angiography have multiple uncontrolled coronary artery disease risk factors and high risk for cardiovascular events
    Dustin M Boatman
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and the Department of Cardiology Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center 111A, 4500 South Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Heart Vessels 24:241-6. 2009
    ..Novel pharmacologic and behavioral treatment strategies are needed...
  33. doi request reprint Timing of in-hospital coronary artery bypass graft surgery for non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients results from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry ACTION Registry-GWTG (Acute Coronary Treatment and Intervention Outcomes Network
    Shailja V Parikh
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:419-27. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine timing of in-hospital coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) for non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Contemporary use of embolic protection devices in saphenous vein graft interventions: Insights from the stenting of saphenous vein grafts trial
    Neeraj Badhey
    Department of Cardiology, VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:263-9. 2010
    ..We sought to evaluate the contemporary use of embolic protection devices (EPDs) in saphenous vein graft (SVG) interventions...
  35. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of the transradial and transfemoral approaches for coronary artery bypass graft angiography and intervention: the RADIAL-CABG Trial (RADIAL Versus Femoral Access for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Angiography and Intervention)
    Tesfaldet T Michael
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 6:1138-44. 2013
    ..This study sought to compare and contrast use and radiation exposure using radial versus femoral access during cardiac catheterization of patients who had previously undergone coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery...
  36. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes with use of the CrossBoss and stingray coronary CTO crossing and re-entry devices
    Owen Mogabgab
    Dallas VA Medical Center 111A, 4500 South Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216 USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 25:579-85. 2013
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Role of embolic protection devices in ostial saphenous vein graft lesions
    Abdul Rahman R Abdel-Karim
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 80:1120-6. 2012
    ..Although embolic protection devices (EPDs) have been shown to be beneficial in saphenous vein graft (SVG) lesions, their role in the subgroup of ostial SVG lesions has received limited study...
  38. ncbi request reprint Application of the "hybrid approach" to chronic total occlusions in patients with previous coronary artery bypass graft surgery (from a Contemporary Multicenter US registry)
    Georgios Christopoulos
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
    Am J Cardiol 113:1990-4. 2014
    ..1%) patients without previous CABG (p = 0.40). In conclusion, with application of the "hybrid" approach to CTO PCI, success was slightly lower, and complication rates were similar between patients with and without previous CABG...
  39. ncbi request reprint Optical coherence tomography analysis of the stenting of saphenous vein graft (SOS) Xience V Study: use of the everolimus-eluting stent in saphenous vein graft lesions
    Aristotelis C Papayannis
    VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 24:390-4. 2012
    ..Optical coherence tomography (OCT) during follow-up angiography was added to the protocol after OCT was approved for clinical use in the United States...
  40. ncbi request reprint Angiographic success and procedural complications in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary chronic total occlusion interventions: a weighted meta-analysis of 18,061 patients from 65 studies
    Vishal G Patel
    Veterans Administration North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 6:128-36. 2013
    ..This study sought to perform a weighted meta-analysis of the complication risk during chronic total occlusion (CTO) percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  41. doi request reprint Impact of prior coronary artery bypass graft surgery on chronic total occlusion revascularisation: insights from a multicentre US registry
    Tesfaldet T Michael
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Heart 99:1515-8. 2013
    ..To investigate the impact of prior coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery on the outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for chronic total occlusions (CTO)...
  42. doi request reprint Endothelial progenitor cell response to antiproliferative drug exposure
    Subhash Banerjee
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Atherosclerosis 225:91-8. 2012
    ..However, the effects of antiproliferative drugs used in current drug-eluting stents (DES) on EPC proliferative and antithrombotic function remains poorly defined...
  43. ncbi request reprint Recurrent cardiovascular events with paclitaxel-eluting versus bare-metal stents in saphenous vein graft lesions: insights from the SOS (Stenting of Saphenous Vein Grafts) trial
    Tesfaldet T Michael
    Veteran Affairs North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 23:216-9. 2011
    ....
  44. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of a paclitaxel-eluting stent versus a similar bare-metal stent in saphenous vein graft lesions the SOS (Stenting of Saphenous Vein Grafts) trial
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Veterans Affairs North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:919-28. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the frequency of angiographic restenosis and clinical events between a paclitaxel-eluting stent (PES) and a similar bare-metal stent (BMS) in saphenous vein graft (SVG) lesions...
  45. doi request reprint Procedural outcomes of revascularization of chronic total occlusion of native coronary arteries (from a multicenter United States registry)
    Tesfaldet T Michael
    VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Cardiol 112:488-92. 2013
    ..Major complications occurred in 24 patients (1.8%). In conclusion, among selected US-based institutions with experienced operators, native coronary artery CTO PCI can be performed with high success and low major complication rates. ..
  46. ncbi request reprint The risk of drug-eluting stent thrombosis with noncardiac surgery
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 9:406-11. 2007
    ..Preoperative identification and close monitoring of patients with DES may allow prevention and prompt detection and treatment of this catastrophic complication...
  47. doi request reprint Contemporary approaches to saphenous vein graft interventions: a survey of 275 interventional cardiologists
    Arif Mahmood
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 79:834-42. 2012
    ..We sought to examine contemporary practice patterns of saphenous vein graft (SVG) interventions...
  48. doi request reprint Simultaneous dual coronary very late stent thrombosis following noncardiac surgery
    Shailja V Parikh
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, VA North Texas Healthcare System, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 11:172-4. 2010
    ..We report a case of a patient with simultaneous stent thrombosis in two coronary arteries following discontinuation of clopidogrel for an elective noncardiac surgery 3 years after DES placement...
  49. ncbi request reprint Use of the venture wire control catheter for subintimal coronary dissection and reentry in chronic total occlusions
    Neeraj Badhey
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 22:445-8. 2010
    ..We report the use of the Venture wire control catheter to reenter the true lumen after subintimal entry in a long right coronary artery CTO...
  50. ncbi request reprint Relationship of IgG and IgM autoantibodies to oxidized low density lipoprotein with coronary artery disease and cardiovascular events
    Sotirios Tsimikas
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Lipid Res 48:425-33. 2007
    ..In conclusion, IgG and IgM OxLDL biomarkers have divergent associations with CAD in univariate analysis but are not independent predictors of CAD or clinical events...
  51. ncbi request reprint Contemporary approaches to perioperative management of coronary stents and to preoperative coronary revascularization: a survey of 374 interventional cardiologists
    Tarif Khair
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 12:99-104. 2011
    ..We sought to assess contemporary approaches of interventional cardiologists to preoperative evaluation and perioperative management of coronary stents...
  52. doi request reprint Paclitaxel-eluting stents reduce neointimal hyperplasia compared to bare metal stents in saphenous vein grafts: intravascular ultrasonography analysis of the SOS (Stenting of Saphenous Vein Grafts) trial
    Omar M Jeroudi
    Veteran Affairs North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, TX, USA
    EuroIntervention 7:948-54. 2011
    ..To compare the intravascular ultrasonography (IVUS) findings between saphenous vein grafts (SVG) treated with paclitaxel-eluting stents (PES) vs. bare metal stents (BMS) in the Stenting Of Saphenous Vein Grafts (SOS) trial...
  53. doi request reprint Effect of concomitant use of clopidogrel and proton pump inhibitors after percutaneous coronary intervention
    Subhash Banerjee
    Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:871-8. 2011
    ..A potential for the misdiagnosis of angina symptoms and rescue use of nitroglycerin and PPIs in post-PCI patients exists, a finding that might have confounded previous observational analyses...
  54. doi request reprint Acute coronary syndrome due to extrinsic compression of the left main coronary artery in a patient with severe pulmonary hypertension: successful treatment with percutaneous coronary intervention
    Jason B Lindsey
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 9:47-51. 2008
    ..Extrinsic compression of the LMCA should be considered in patients with severe PH and angina; IVUS may aid in the diagnosis. Percutaneous stent implantation may be the preferred treatment in this high-risk group of patients...
  55. doi request reprint ST-Segment elevation acute myocardial infarction due to severe hypotension and proximal left subclavian artery stenosis in a prior coronary artery bypass graft patient
    Billy Dimas
    VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 10:191-4. 2009
    ..Subclavian angiography should be considered in all prior coronary artery bypass graft patients with internal mammary grafts undergoing coronary angiography...
  56. ncbi request reprint Frequency, treatment, and consequences of device loss and entrapment in contemporary percutaneous coronary interventions
    Jose Miguel Iturbe
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 24:215-21. 2012
    ..Device loss and entrapment are infrequent but potentially grave complications of percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI). There are limited contemporary data on the frequency, treatment, and consequences of these complications...
  57. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes following predilation with a novel 1.25-mm diameter angioplasty catheter
    David E Kandzari
    Scripps Clinic, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, La Jolla, California, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 77:510-4. 2011
    ..An unmet need is represented in angioplasty catheters that permit the predilation stage of treating complex coronary anatomy oftentimes not amenable to conventional device therapies...
  58. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous intervention of acutely occluded saphenous vein grafts: contemporary techniques and outcomes
    Abdul Rahman R Abdel-Karim
    Veterans Affairs North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 22:253-7. 2010
    ..To examine the contemporary acute and long-term outcomes after percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) of acutely occluded saphenous vein grafts (SVGs)...
  59. doi request reprint Intercatheter reproducibility of near-infrared spectroscopy for the in vivo detection of coronary lipid core plaques
    Abdul Rahman R Abdel-Karim
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 77:657-61. 2011
    ..To evaluate the intercatheter reproducibility of catheter-based intracoronary near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) for the detection of coronary lipid core plaques (LCPs)...
  60. doi request reprint Recurrent late drug-eluting stent thrombosis upon discontinuation of antiplatelet therapy
    Indu Varghese
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 9:179-81. 2008
    ..We report a case of recurrent late paclitaxel-eluting stent thrombosis (8 and 21 months after initial stent implantation) upon discontinuation of dual antiplatelet therapy...
  61. ncbi request reprint Angiographic success and procedural complications in patients undergoing retrograde percutaneous coronary chronic total occlusion interventions: a weighted meta-analysis of 3,482 patients from 26 studies
    Abdallah El Sabbagh
    VA North Texas Health Care System, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, USA
    Int J Cardiol 174:243-8. 2014
    ..We sought to perform a weighted meta-analysis of the success and complication rates of retrograde CTO PCI...
  62. doi request reprint Outcomes of a preoperative "bridging" strategy with glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors to prevent perioperative stent thrombosis in patients with drug-eluting stents who undergo surgery necessitating interruption of thienopyridine administration
    Laith I Alshawabkeh
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, VA North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    EuroIntervention 9:204-11. 2013
    ..Surgery after drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation may be associated with increased risk for perioperative stent thrombosis (ST)...
  63. pmc Periprocedural myocardial injury in chronic total occlusion percutaneous interventions: a systematic cardiac biomarker evaluation study
    Nathan Lo
    Department of Internal Medicine, VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 7:47-54. 2014
    ..This study sought to evaluate the incidence, correlates, and clinical implications of periprocedural myocardial injury (PMI) during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) of chronic total occlusions (CTO)...
  64. ncbi request reprint Association of coronary lipid core plaque with intrastent thrombus formation: a near-infrared spectroscopy and optical coherence tomography study
    Aristotelis C Papayannis
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 81:488-93. 2013
    ..We sought to examine the association between pre-stenting lipid core plaque (LCP), as assessed by NIRS and post-stenting thrombus formation, as assessed by OCT...
  65. ncbi request reprint Transfemoral use of the GuideLiner catheter in complex coronary and bypass graft interventions
    Michael Luna
    VA North Texas Healthcare System, Parkland Memorial Hospital, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 80:437-46. 2012
    ..The GuideLiner catheter can facilitate complex coronary interventions but should be used with caution to minimize the risk for vessel injury...
  66. doi request reprint Pilot trial of cryoplasty or conventional balloon post-dilation of nitinol stents for revascularization of peripheral arterial segments: the COBRA trial
    Subhash Banerjee
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1352-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to compare post-dilation strategies of nitinol self-expanding stents implanted in the superficial femoral artery of diabetic patients with peripheral arterial disease...
  67. ncbi request reprint The risk of acute myocardial infarction with etodolac is not increased compared to naproxen: a historical cohort analysis of a generic COX-2 selective inhibitor
    John J Warner
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 13:252-60. 2008
    ..This study compares the risk of acute myocardial infarction among patients exposed to etodolac, naproxen, celecoxib, and rofecoxib...
  68. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the impact of short (<1 year) and long-term (> or =1 year) clopidogrel use following percutaneous coronary intervention on mortality
    Subhash Banerjee
    Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:1159-62. 2008
    ..14 to 0.59), independent of traditional cardiovascular risk factors, clinical presentation, and the use of drug-eluting stents. In conclusion, the use of clopidogrel for > or =1 year after PCI was associated with lower mortality...
  69. ncbi request reprint Impact on contrast, fluoroscopy, and catheter utilization from knowing the coronary artery bypass graft anatomy before diagnostic coronary angiography
    Indu Varghese
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1729-32. 2008
    ..Every effort should be made to obtain CABG anatomy before diagnostic angiography is performed...
  70. doi request reprint Comparison of percutaneous coronary intervention in native coronary arteries vs. bypass grafts in patients with prior coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Indu Varghese
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 10:103-9. 2009
    ..To compare the procedural and clinical outcomes of prior coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in native arteries vs. bypass grafts...
  71. doi request reprint The clinical relevance of the clopidogrel-proton pump inhibitor interaction
    Atif Mohammad
    VA North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    J Cardiovasc Transl Res 5:547-52. 2012
    ..This review critically considers the current evidence and provides practical recommendations to healthcare providers...
  72. doi request reprint Incidence and Treatment of Arterial Access Dissections Occurring during Cardiac Catheterization
    Amit Prasad
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 21:61-6. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the incidence, consequences, and the treatment of arterial access dissections at a tertiary referral hospital with an active training program...
  73. doi request reprint Use of the Venture catheter to shorten the door-to-balloon time in patients with ST-Segment elevation acute myocardial infarction
    Timothy Ball
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 12:391-8. 2011
    ..Early use of the Venture catheter may help shorten the door-to-balloon time in patients with challenging to wire lesions...
  74. ncbi request reprint Transcutaneous ultrasound-guided endovascular crossing of infrainguinal chronic total occlusions
    Subhash Banerjee
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75230, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 11:116-9. 2010
    ..We used transcutaneous ultrasound guidance to cross long segments of superficial femoral artery CTO using a blunt-microdissection technique...
  75. ncbi request reprint Body mass index: a risk factor for unstable angina and myocardial infarction in patients with angiographically confirmed coronary artery disease
    Robert Wolk
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, 1216 Second St SW, Rochester, Minn 55902, USA
    Circulation 108:2206-11. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that body mass index (BMI) might be an independent predictor of an acute coronary syndrome in patients with established coronary atherosclerosis...
  76. doi request reprint Contemporary outcomes of percutaneous intervention in chronic total coronary occlusions due to in-stent restenosis
    Abdul Rahman R Abdel-Karim
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 12:170-6. 2011
    ..Limited data exist on the treatment of chronic total occlusions (CTO) due to in-stent restenosis (ISR)...
  77. ncbi request reprint Incidence, retrieval methods, and outcomes of stent loss during percutaneous coronary intervention: a large single-center experience
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 66:333-40. 2005
    ..Stent deployment or crushing may be a good alternative to retrieval...
  78. doi request reprint Frequency and risk of noncardiac surgery after drug-eluting stent implantation
    Nainesh K Gandhi
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 77:972-6. 2011
    ..Few studies have described the frequency and risk of surgery after drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation...
  79. doi request reprint Embolic capture angioplasty in peripheral artery interventions
    Omar F Hadidi
    VA North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 19:611-6. 2012
    ..To report a single-center experience with the Proteus embolic capture angioplasty balloon catheter for the treatment of symptomatic lower extremity peripheral artery disease...
  80. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous retrieval of a fractured guide catheter using contralateral snaring
    Tesfaldet T Michael
    Dallas VA Medical Center 111A, 4500 South Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 24:E176-8. 2012
    ..The retained guide catheter fragment was retrieved percutaneously by using a snare from the contralateral femoral artery and removing the "folded-over" catheter fragment through the contralateral arteriotomy...
  81. ncbi request reprint Use of the frontrunner catheter to cross a chronic total occlusion of the left subclavian artery
    Tesfaldet T Michael
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Hellenic J Cardiol 52:86-90. 2011
    ..The lesion was successfully crossed antegradely using the Frontrunner catheter and was successfully stented with resolution of the patient's angina...
  82. doi request reprint Comparison of characteristics and outcomes of patients undergoing saphenous vein graft stenting who were or were not enrolled in the stenting of saphenous vein grafts randomized controlled trial
    Tesfaldet T Michael
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    J Investig Med 59:259-66. 2011
    ..We sought to compare the characteristics and outcomes of patients who were enrolled versus those who were not enrolled in the Stenting of Saphenous Vein Grafts (SOS) randomized controlled trial...
  83. ncbi request reprint Use of the CrossBoss catheter for crossing superficial femoral artery chronic total occlusions
    Michael Luna
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 13:58-61. 2012
    ..We report a novel use of the CrossBoss catheter for the crossing of a superficial femoral artery chronic total occlusion in three patients after conventional guidewire techniques failed...
  84. doi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention in tortuous coronary arteries: associated complications and strategies to improve success
    Bilal Saeed
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 21:504-11. 2008
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Oxidized phospholipids, Lp(a) lipoprotein, and coronary artery disease
    Sotirios Tsimikas
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0682, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:46-57. 2005
    ....
  86. doi request reprint Use of the Proxis embolic protection device for guide anchoring and stent delivery during complex saphenous vein graft interventions
    Subhash Banerjee
    Division of Cardiology, VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 10:183-7. 2009
    ..We describe three SVG cases during which the use of Proxis device not only provided embolic protection, but also served as a guide catheter anchor allowing distal stent delivery, after failed attempts using conventional techniques...
  87. ncbi request reprint Perioperative risk of patients undergoing noncardiac surgery after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Jad Daye
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Investig Med 56:878-81. 2008
    ....
  88. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of patients with acute coronary syndrome and previous coronary artery bypass grafting (from the Pravastatin or Atorvastatin Evaluation and Infection Therapy [PROVE IT-TIMI 22] and the Aggrastat to Zocor [A to Z] trials)
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:552-8. 2008
    ..In conclusion, compared with patients with ACS without previous CABG, those with previous CABG have a higher risk for adverse cardiac events and may derive similar benefit from intensive statin therapy...
  89. doi request reprint Use of the venture wire control catheter for the treatment of coronary artery chronic total occlusions
    Jose Miguel Iturbe
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:936-41. 2010
    ..The Venture catheter (St Jude, Minneapolis, MN) has a deflectable tip for facilitating wire steering and a stiff body. Both properties can be useful in percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) of coronary chronic total occlusions (CTOs)...
  90. ncbi request reprint Occlusion of a left internal mammary artery graft side branch during attempts to deliver an amplatzer vascular plug
    Danyaal Moin
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 23:E229-31. 2011
    ..Closure was attempted using an Amplatzer vascular plug but during attempts to position the device, the side-branch occluded, likely due to dissection, obviating the need for device deployment...
  91. doi request reprint Analysis of saphenous vein graft lesion composition using near-infrared spectroscopy and intravascular ultrasonography with virtual histology
    Frances O Wood
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Atherosclerosis 212:528-33. 2010
    ..To examine the composition of saphenous vein graft (SVG) lesions using two novel modalities, near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) and intravascular ultrasonography with virtual histology (IVUS-VH)...
  92. ncbi request reprint "Bilateral knuckle" technique and Stingray re-entry system for retrograde chronic total occlusion intervention
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    North Texas Health Care System, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Division of Cardiology 111A, 4500 S Lancaster Rd, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 23:E37-9. 2011
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint Perioperative management of patients with coronary stents
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:2145-50. 2007
    ..Based on these published data, we offer recommendations that can be used to guide the treatment of patients who require noncardiac surgery after having received a stent...
  94. ncbi request reprint Amplatzer vascular plugs for occlusion of a left internal mammary artery graft anastomosed to the anterior interventricular vein
    Neeraj Badhey
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, VA North Texas Healthcare System, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:742-7. 2010
    ..The patient underwent successful left main stenting using an Impella left ventricular assist device and left internal mammary graft occlusion using two Amplatzer vascular plugs...
  95. ncbi request reprint Stent deformation after catheter advancement through a recently deployed self-expanding stent: diagnosis, mechanism and correction
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 19:46. 2007
  96. ncbi request reprint Embolic protection during saphenous vein graft interventions
    Subhash Banerjee
    VA North Texas Healthcare System, 4500 S Lancaster Road 111a, Dallas, TX, 75216, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 21:415-7. 2009
    ..In this review, we present an update on the clinical data and practical recommendations for using the currently available embolic protection devices during SVG interventions...
  97. ncbi request reprint Association between plasma adiponectin levels and unstable coronary syndromes
    Robert Wolk
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, 1216 Second Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    Eur Heart J 28:292-8. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the association between adiponectin and ACS...
  98. doi request reprint Cardiovascular outcomes in male veterans with rheumatoid arthritis
    Subhash Banerjee
    Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1201-5. 2008
    ..03). In conclusion, in a population of male US veterans aged >50 years, (1) patients with RA were at high risk of MACEs, and (2) RA DAS was a significant predictor of MACEs independent of traditional cardiovascular risk factors...
  99. ncbi request reprint Use of the twin-pass catheter for wiring a jailed side branch
    Vijay N Raja
    VA North Texas Healthcare System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Hellenic J Cardiol 51:267-70. 2010
    ..The distal circumflex artery was successfully wired, allowing balloon dilatation and successful completion of the case...
  100. doi request reprint Association of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 mass and activity with coronary and aortic atherosclerosis: findings from the Dallas Heart Study
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    The Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Clin Chem 54:1975-81. 2008
    ..Our aim was to characterize the association of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A(2) (Lp-PLA(2)) with coronary and aortic atherosclerosis in a large population-based study...
  101. doi request reprint Use of drug-eluting stents in saphenous vein aortocoronary bypass graft lesions: a critical appraisal
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    Department of Cardiology, Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 21:151-7. 2008
    ..A large, multicenter, randomized controlled clinical trial is needed to clarify the role of DES in the percutaneous treatment of SVG lesions...