Zvonimir Krajcer

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Gore Excluder AAA endoprosthesis with C3 delivery system: results in high-volume centers
    Z Krajcer
    Department of Cardiology and Peripheral Vascular Intervention Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Hospital Houston, TX, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 55:41-9. 2014
  2. pmc Long-term results of aortic banding for complex infrarenal neck anatomy and type I endoleak after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Zvonimir Krajcer
    Department of Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 39:799-805. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Single-center experience of percutaneous abdominal aortic aneurysm repair with local anesthesia and conscious sedation: technique and results
    Z Krajcer
    Division of Cardiology, the Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 53:695-706. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Totally percutaneous aortic aneurysm repair: methods and outcomes using the fully integrated IntuiTrak endovascular system
    Z Krajcer
    St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 51:493-501. 2010
  5. pmc Carotid stenting
    Zvonimir Krajcer
    Peripheral Vascular Disease Service, Texas Heart Institute and St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 32:369-71. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Correlation of periprocedural systolic blood pressure changes with neurological events in high-risk carotid stent patients
    Marcus Howell
    Department of Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 9:810-6. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of leading centers for endovascular surgery in education and training for endovascular treatment of peripheral vascular disease
    Z Krajcer
    Unit of Peripheral Vascular Intervention, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 52:53-6. 2011
  8. pmc Mechanical trauma as a cause of late complications: after AneuRx Stent Graft repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Zvonimir Krajcar
    Department of Cardiology, St Luke Episcopal Hospital and Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 30:186-93. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: methods and initial outcomes from the first prospective, multicenter trial
    Z Krajcer
    St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Texas Heart Institute Houston, TX, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 52:651-9. 2011
  10. pmc Low-permeability Gore Excluder device versus the original in abdominal aortic aneurysm size regression
    Zvonimir Krajcer
    Division of Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, TXx 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 38:381-5. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint The Gore Excluder AAA endoprosthesis with C3 delivery system: results in high-volume centers
    Z Krajcer
    Department of Cardiology and Peripheral Vascular Intervention Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Hospital Houston, TX, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 55:41-9. 2014
    ..Early clinical studies of the Gore Excluder AAA endoprosthesis with C3 delivery system have yielded promising results. ..
  2. pmc Long-term results of aortic banding for complex infrarenal neck anatomy and type I endoleak after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Zvonimir Krajcer
    Department of Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 39:799-805. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Single-center experience of percutaneous abdominal aortic aneurysm repair with local anesthesia and conscious sedation: technique and results
    Z Krajcer
    Division of Cardiology, the Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 53:695-706. 2012
    ..We retrospectively analyzed data, collected prospectively at our institution, regarding PEVAR via femoral artery access with local anesthesia and conscious sedation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Totally percutaneous aortic aneurysm repair: methods and outcomes using the fully integrated IntuiTrak endovascular system
    Z Krajcer
    St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 51:493-501. 2010
    ..We report our methods and sequential PEVAR case experience using a new delivery system having an integrated 19Fr introducer sheath for treatment of patients with aortic necks up to 32 mm in diameter...
  5. pmc Carotid stenting
    Zvonimir Krajcer
    Peripheral Vascular Disease Service, Texas Heart Institute and St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 32:369-71. 2005
    ..The rest is up to you and me as we encourage our surgical colleagues and our various medical Societies to embrace this safe, effective, and durable technology and make it available to the patients who will really benefit from it...
  6. ncbi request reprint Correlation of periprocedural systolic blood pressure changes with neurological events in high-risk carotid stent patients
    Marcus Howell
    Department of Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 9:810-6. 2002
    ..To examine retrospectively the magnitude of change in systolic blood pressure (SBP) during carotid artery stenting and its relationship to neurological events...
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of leading centers for endovascular surgery in education and training for endovascular treatment of peripheral vascular disease
    Z Krajcer
    Unit of Peripheral Vascular Intervention, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 52:53-6. 2011
    ..This is a literature-based review discussing the development of interventional vascular training programs and the incorporation of catheter-based endovascular techniques...
  8. pmc Mechanical trauma as a cause of late complications: after AneuRx Stent Graft repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Zvonimir Krajcar
    Department of Cardiology, St Luke Episcopal Hospital and Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 30:186-93. 2003
    ..Vigorous physical activity may also contribute to graft disruption or to the separation of modular components...
  9. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: methods and initial outcomes from the first prospective, multicenter trial
    Z Krajcer
    St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Texas Heart Institute Houston, TX, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 52:651-9. 2011
    ..We report the methods and outcomes from the roll-in phase of the first prospective, multicenter trial of PEVAR...
  10. pmc Low-permeability Gore Excluder device versus the original in abdominal aortic aneurysm size regression
    Zvonimir Krajcer
    Division of Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, TXx 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 38:381-5. 2011
    ..1 ± 37.9 mL in low-permeability device recipients (P < 0.01).One-year follow-up revealed that the low-permeability stent-graft resulted in a greater decrease in abdominal aortic aneurysm volume than did the original stent-graft...
  11. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of aortic endograft thrombosis with rheolytic thrombectomy
    Zvonimir Krajcer
    Department of Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 9:756-64. 2002
    ..To report the benefits of rheolytic thrombectomy for treating aortic endograft thrombosis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Brachiocephalic reconstruction II: operative and endovascular management of single-vessel disease
    Thomas J Takach
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Texas Heart Institute, Houston, 77225, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:55-61. 2005
    ..We explored the potential benefits and drawbacks of these interventions in terms of outcome...
  13. pmc Endovascular repair of paraanastomotic aneurysms after aortic reconstruction
    James H Mitchell
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 34:148-53. 2007
    ..We conclude that endovascular exclusion of paraanastomotic aneurysms after aortic reconstruction is a viable alternative to open surgical repair and greatly reduces the risk of morbidity and death...
  14. doi request reprint Coarctation-associated aneurysms: a localized disease or diffuse aortopathy
    Ourania Preventza
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1961-7; discussion 1967. 2013
    ..We evaluated the occurrence and treatment of aortic aneurysms in coarctation patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Combined endovascular and surgical treatment of infected carotid-carotid bypass graft
    George Younis
    Department of Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 13:687-92. 2006
    ..To present a complex case involving an infected carotid-carotid bypass graft that was successfully treated with a stent-graft and subsequent surgical removal of the infected graft...
  16. ncbi request reprint Concomitant brachiocephalic and coronary artery disease: outcome and decision analysis
    Thomas J Takach
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:564-9. 2005
    ..In patients with coronary artery disease, concomitant brachiocephalic disease may affect outcome and influence decision making regarding operative staging, technique, and choice of conduit...
  17. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous intervention for the treatment of hypoplastic aortoiliac syndrome
    Brian L Walton
    Department of Cardiology, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital and Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 60:329-34. 2003
    ..One patient (3%) required surgical revascularization for persistent symptoms. Percutaneous treatment of HAIS is an alternative to surgical revascularization with satisfactory long-term results...
  18. ncbi request reprint Predictors of carotid stent restenosis
    George A Younis
    Department of Cardiology, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:673-82. 2007
    ..Predictors of carotid stent restenosis have not been firmly established, and management of restenotic lesions can be challenging...
  19. pmc Endoluminal abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: the latest advances in prevention of distal endograft migration and type 1 endoleak
    Maaz Ghouri
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 37:19-24. 2010
    ..The use of these innovative EVAR techniques and the new generation of endografts in patients with challenging infrarenal neck anatomy has yielded encouraging procedural and intermediate-term results...
  20. doi request reprint Endovascular exclusion of popliteal artery aneurysms with stent-grafts: a prospective single-center experience
    Gary M Idelchik
    Division of Cardiology, the Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 16:215-23. 2009
    ..To determine the safety and efficacy of percutaneous treatment for popliteal artery aneurysms (PAA) using self-expanding stent-grafts...
  21. ncbi request reprint Aortic wrap as a novel technique of type I endoleak repair
    George Younis
    The Department of Cardiovacular Surgery, the Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 20:690-5. 2006
    ..The patient ultimately underwent a novel minimally invasive surgical repair with placement of an aortic wrap around the infrarenal aortic neck, successfully abolishing the endoleak...
  22. ncbi request reprint Aneurysm sac re-expansion after thrombolysis
    Abel A Garibaldi
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Texas Heart Institute and St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 13:111-6. 2006
    ..To present a case of delayed abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) re-expansion after thrombolysis for endograft limb occlusion...
  23. doi request reprint Determinants and outcomes of asystole during carotid artery stenting
    Kumar Satya
    Department of Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 18:513-7. 2011
    ..To examine the predictors and outcomes of asystole in patients who undergo carotid artery stenting (CAS)...
  24. pmc Benefits of catheter thrombectomy during carotid stenting: a preliminary study
    Eduardo Hernandez
    Department of Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 36:404-8. 2009
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Endovascular repair of a giant carotid pseudoaneurysm with the use of Viabahn stent graft
    Kamal Gupta
    St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 62:64-8. 2004
    ..It is important to exclude infection as the cause of postendarterectomy pseudoaneurysm before considering endovascular repair over surgical repair...
  26. pmc Cryoplasty for peripheral artery disease in an unselected patient population in a tertiary center
    Guilherme V Silva
    Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 38:122-6. 2011
    ..0001). Our results show that cryoplasty for treatment of peripheral artery disease is safe and has a high rate of periprocedural success. However, long-term efficacy is compromised because of the frequent need for reintervention...
  27. pmc Celiac artery aneurysm: a case report
    D Michael McMullan
    Division of Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 33:235-40. 2006
    ..The patient underwent successful resection of the aneurysm and revascularization of the aorta-common hepatic and splenic arteries with use of an autologous saphenous vein graft...
  28. pmc Complex endovascular repair of a large dissection of the ascending aorta in a 70-year-old man
    Bahaeddin Shabaneh
    Department of Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 40:182-5. 2013
    ..This case suggests that this approach can be applied safely and effectively to other high-surgical-risk patients who have complex ascending aortic disease...
  29. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms using the AneuRx stent graft and the percutaneous vascular surgery device
    Marcus Howell
    Department of Cardiology, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 55:281-7. 2002
    ..CFAs with sheaths up to 22 Fr can be safely and successfully accessed and repaired percutaneously using this technique. This method provides secure hemostasis and reduces the invasiveness of procedures requiring large-bore sheaths...
  30. doi request reprint Technical tips for endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms with challenging infrarenal neck anatomy using the Excluder endoprosthesis
    Maaz A Ghouri
    Department of Peripheral Vascular Intervention, Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 17:705-11. 2010
    ..To report technical tips of endovascular aneurysm repair using Excluder endografts in patients with challenging infrarenal neck anatomy (short, angled, and/or tapered necks)...
  31. pmc Endovascular exclusion of a thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm after retrograde visceral artery revascularization
    Igor D Gregoric
    The Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, the Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77225 0345, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 32:416-20. 2005
    ....
  32. pmc Use of the IntuiTrak stent-graft delivery system for percutaneous abdominal aortic aneurysm exclusion: initial single-center experience
    Cindy W Tom
    Department of Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 37:331-3. 2010
    ..Herein, we describe the IntuiTrak system and the successful results of its use: we achieved percutaneous access and closure in all 7 patients, with no conversions to open repair or vascular exposure...
  33. doi request reprint Endoluminal stent-graft repair in a patient with coarctation of the aorta and previous iatrogenic type B aortic dissection and expanding pseudoaneurysm
    Lawrence Rajan
    Department of Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute, and St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 15:558-65. 2008
    ..To report endoluminal repair of aortic coarctation in a patient with a chronic type B aortic dissection presenting with an expanding pseudoaneurysm after failure of surgical repair...
  34. ncbi request reprint Buttress technique to insure accurate placement of AneuRx stent-grafts in patients with complex anatomy
    Zvonimir Krajcer
    Department of Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 9:772-6. 2002
    ..To describe a technique that prevents caudal displacement of the AneuRx stent-graft during removal of the nose cone and runners...
  35. ncbi request reprint Aortic stent-graft infection due to a presumed aortoenteric fistula
    Biswajit Kar
    Department of Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 9:901-6. 2002
    ..To report a case of late stent-graft infection with aortoenteric fistula...
  36. ncbi request reprint Waligraft endoprosthesis for the percutaneous treatment of femoral and popliteal artery aneurysms
    Marcus Howell
    Texas Heart Institute, Houston, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 9:76-81. 2002
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Wallgraft Endoprosthesis for the treatment of femoropopliteal artery aneurysms...
  37. doi request reprint Single center experience with percutaneous endovascular repair of superior vena cava syndrome
    John F Canales
    St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Peripheral Vascular Intervention, Houston, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 77:733-9. 2011
    ..To demonstrate short-term effectiveness and long-term efficacy of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) with or without adjunctive therapy in treatment of superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS)...
  38. pmc Mathematical Model analysis of Wallstent and Aneurx: dynamic responses of bare-metal endoprosthesis compared with those of stent-graft
    Suncica Canic
    Department of Mathematics, University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX 77204 3008, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 32:502-6. 2005
    ..Elevated local transmural pressure, detected along the prosthesis graft, can contribute to material fatigue...
  39. ncbi request reprint Results of a multicenter trial for the treatment of traumatic vascular injury with a covered stent
    Rodney White
    University of Los Angeles Medical Center, Harbor, Los Angeles, California, and Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 60:1189-95; discussion 1195-6. 2006
    ..Endpoints were exclusion success at procedure and at 12-months, primary patency and freedom-from-bypass at 12-months, and major adverse events...
  40. pmc First use of cryoplasty to treat in-stent renal artery restenosis
    John L Jefferies
    Cardiology, Texas Children s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 35:352-5. 2008
    ..We successfully treated the patient with cutting-balloon angioplasty and cryoplasty of the in-stent restenosis. To our knowledge, this is the 1st report of the use of cryotherapy to treat in-stent renal artery stenosis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Brachiocephalic reconstruction I: operative and long-term results for complex disease
    Thomas J Takach
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Texas Heart Institute, Houston, 77225, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:47-54. 2005
    ..We reviewed surgical outcome and examined the impact of this problem on decision making regarding operative staging, technique, and choice of conduit...
  42. ncbi request reprint Abciximab administration and clinical outcomes after percutaneous intervention for in-stent restenosis
    Ali Moustapha
    University of Texas Medical School at Houston and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 56:184-7. 2002
    ..Randomized trials are needed to identify the role of platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors in the management of in-stent restenosis...
  43. doi request reprint Pivotal results of the Medtronic Vascular Talent Thoracic Stent Graft System: the VALOR trial
    Ronald M Fairman
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:546-54. 2008
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Stent-graft treatment of pseudoaneurysms and arteriovenous fistulae in the carotid artery
    Claudio Schonholz
    Heart and Vascular Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Vascular 14:123-9. 2006
    ..In all other patients, the stent graft remained patent. Our results indicate that stent grafting is an acceptable alternative to surgery in the treatment of AVF and PAs in the CA...