Philip P Goodney

Summary

Affiliation: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Regional intensity of vascular care and lower extremity amputation rates
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:1471-79, 1480.e1-3; discussion 1479-80. 2013
  2. pmc Roles for specialty societies and vascular surgeons in accountable care organizations
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, NH 03766, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:875-82. 2012
  3. pmc Thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair, race, and volume in thoracic aneurysm repair
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:56-63, 63.e1. 2013
  4. pmc Variation in the use of lower extremity vascular procedures for critical limb ischemia
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:94-102. 2012
  5. pmc Impact of practice patterns in shunt use during carotid endarterectomy with contralateral carotid occlusion
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Hanover, NH, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:61-71.e1. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Changes in the use of carotid revascularization among the medicare population
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Dr, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    Arch Surg 143:170-3. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Factors associated with stroke or death after carotid endarterectomy in Northern New England
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03765, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:1139-45. 2008
  8. doi request reprint A percutaneous arterial closure protocol can decrease complications after endovascular interventions in vascular surgery patients
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03765, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:1481-8. 2008
  9. pmc A regional quality improvement effort to increase beta blocker administration before vascular surgery
    Philip P Goodney
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:1316-1328.e1; discussion 1327-8. 2011
  10. pmc Survival after open versus endovascular thoracic aortic aneurysm repair in an observational study of the Medicare population
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    Circulation 124:2661-9. 2011

Detail Information

Publications68

  1. pmc Regional intensity of vascular care and lower extremity amputation rates
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:1471-79, 1480.e1-3; discussion 1479-80. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Roles for specialty societies and vascular surgeons in accountable care organizations
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, NH 03766, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:875-82. 2012
    ..And fourth, because a "seat at the table" will be an important key to success for vascular surgeons in these efforts, we discuss how vascular surgeons can participate and lead efforts within ACOs...
  3. pmc Thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair, race, and volume in thoracic aneurysm repair
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:56-63, 63.e1. 2013
    ..Volume-based disparities in surgical care are often associated with poorer results in African American patients. We examined the effect of treatment patterns and outcomes, by race, for isolated thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA)...
  4. pmc Variation in the use of lower extremity vascular procedures for critical limb ischemia
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:94-102. 2012
    ..However, the extent of variation in procedural vascular care obtained by patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI) remains unknown...
  5. pmc Impact of practice patterns in shunt use during carotid endarterectomy with contralateral carotid occlusion
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Hanover, NH, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:61-71.e1. 2012
    ..This study investigated the association between surgeon practice pattern in shunt placement and 30-day stroke/death in patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy (CEA) with contralateral carotid occlusion (CCO)...
  6. doi request reprint Changes in the use of carotid revascularization among the medicare population
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Dr, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    Arch Surg 143:170-3. 2008
    ..It remains unknown if the increasing use of carotid artery stenting (CAS) has caused a change in the population-based use of carotid endarterectomy (CEA). We sought to examine national trends in carotid revascularization...
  7. doi request reprint Factors associated with stroke or death after carotid endarterectomy in Northern New England
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03765, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:1139-45. 2008
    ..This study investigated risk factors for stroke or death after carotid endarterectomy (CEA) among hospitals of varying type and size participating in a regional quality improvement effort...
  8. doi request reprint A percutaneous arterial closure protocol can decrease complications after endovascular interventions in vascular surgery patients
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03765, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:1481-8. 2008
    ..Our purpose in this study is to determine if access complications could be reduced by the use of a standardized protocol...
  9. pmc A regional quality improvement effort to increase beta blocker administration before vascular surgery
    Philip P Goodney
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:1316-1328.e1; discussion 1327-8. 2011
    ..To determine if a regional quality improvement effort can increase beta-blocker utilization prior to vascular surgery and decrease the incidence of postoperative myocardial infarction (POMI)...
  10. pmc Survival after open versus endovascular thoracic aortic aneurysm repair in an observational study of the Medicare population
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    Circulation 124:2661-9. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to describe short- and long-term survival of patients with descending thoracic aortic aneurysms (TAAs) after open and endovascular repair (TEVAR)...
  11. ncbi request reprint National trends in lower extremity bypass surgery, endovascular interventions, and major amputations
    Philip P Goodney
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03765, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:54-60. 2009
    ..Whether endovascular interventions substitute for conventional bypass surgery or are simply additive has not been investigated, and their effect on amputation rates is unknown...
  12. doi request reprint Restenosis after carotid endarterectomy in a multicenter regional registry
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03765, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:897-904, 905.e1-2; discussion 904-5. 2010
    ..However, whether this information has affected practice patterns and outcomes in real-world vascular surgery settings is unclear...
  13. doi request reprint Causes of late mortality after endovascular and open surgical repair of infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Philip P Goodney
    Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03765, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:1340-1347.e1. 2010
    ..However, a population-based study examining causes of late death after EVAR vs open surgical repair has not been performed...
  14. doi request reprint Factors associated with amputation or graft occlusion one year after lower extremity bypass in northern New England
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03765, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 24:57-68. 2010
    ..Therefore, we examined risk factors that predict amputation or graft occlusion within the first year following lower extremity bypass...
  15. doi request reprint Predicting ambulation status one year after lower extremity bypass
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03765, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:1431-9.e1. 2009
    ..Surgeons must weigh the morbidity of lower extremity bypass (LEB) with the likelihood of a functional outcome postoperatively. We developed a model to predict ambulation status 1 year after LEB...
  16. pmc Validation of the Society for Vascular Surgery's objective performance goals for critical limb ischemia in everyday vascular surgery practice
    Philip P Goodney
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03765, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:100-108.e4. 2011
    ..It remains unknown, however, if these targets can be achieved in everyday vascular surgery practice...
  17. ncbi request reprint Short-term outcomes of laparoscopic and open ventral hernia repair: a meta-analysis
    Philip P Goodney
    VA Outcomes Group, Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Arch Surg 137:1161-5. 2002
    ..For this reason, we performed a meta-analysis of studies comparing open and laparoscopic ventral (including incisional) hernia repair...
  18. ncbi request reprint Should volume standards for cardiovascular surgery focus only on high-risk patients?
    Philip P Goodney
    VA Outcomes Group, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Circulation 107:384-7. 2003
    ..A recent analysis of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), however, suggests that volume-based referral initiatives should focus only on high-risk patients...
  19. pmc Hospital volume, length of stay, and readmission rates in high-risk surgery
    Philip P Goodney
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Ann Surg 238:161-7. 2003
    ..Although payers are leading the most visible of these efforts, it is unknown whether volume standards will also reduce resource use...
  20. ncbi request reprint Do hospitals with low mortality rates in coronary artery bypass also perform well in valve replacement?
    Philip P Goodney
    VA Outcomes Group, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, and Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebananon, New Hampshire, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1131-6; discussion 1136-7. 2003
    ..We sought to determine if a hospital's performance in CABG is correlated to its performance in heart valve replacement...
  21. pmc Surgeon specialty and operative mortality with lung resection
    Philip P Goodney
    VA Outcomes Group, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Ann Surg 241:179-84. 2005
    ..We sought to examine the effect of subspecialty training on operative mortality following lung resection...
  22. ncbi request reprint Paraduodenal hernia and jejunal diverticulosis
    Philip P Goodney
    Department of Surgery, Veterans Health Administration, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:229-31. 2004
    ..A brief review of the epidemiology, pathogenesis, and clinical presentation displays the variety of symptoms associated with these rare conditions...
  23. doi request reprint Factors associated with death 1 year after lower extremity bypass in Northern New England
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebano, NH 03765, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:71-8. 2010
    ..Therefore, we examined preoperative, patient-level risk factors that predict survival within the first year following LEB...
  24. pmc Variation in thromboembolic complications among patients undergoing commonly performed cancer operations
    Randall R De Martino
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Dr, 3V, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:1035-1040.e4. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to better define the incidence of thrombotic complications among patients undergoing surgical treatment for a spectrum of prevalent cancer diagnoses in contemporary practice...
  25. pmc The impact of adjunctive iliac stenting on femoral-femoral bypass in contemporary practice
    Chetan P Huded
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03756, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:739-45; discussion 744-5. 2012
    ..Most reports of femoral-femoral bypass (FFB) were published before the era of endovascular intervention. This study examines the utilization and impact of adjunctive endovascular intervention on FFB in contemporary practice...
  26. ncbi request reprint Variation in smoking cessation after vascular operations
    Andrew W Hoel
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:1338-44; quiz 1344.e1-4. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine smoking cessation rates after vascular procedures and delineate factors predictive of postoperative smoking cessation...
  27. pmc Early discharge does not increase readmission or mortality after high-risk vascular surgery
    Benjamin S Brooke
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:734-40. 2013
    ..To address this question, we examined the relationship between early discharge and 30-day outcomes among patients undergoing a high-risk vascular surgery procedure, thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) repair...
  28. doi request reprint Prior failed ipsilateral percutaneous endovascular intervention in patients with critical limb ischemia predicts poor outcome after lower extremity bypass
    Brian W Nolan
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:730-5; discussion 735-6. 2011
    ..We sought to determine the effect of a prior ipsilateral PVI (iPVI) on the outcome of subsequent lower extremity bypass (LEB) in patients with CLI...
  29. doi request reprint Protamine reduces bleeding complications associated with carotid endarterectomy without increasing the risk of stroke
    David H Stone
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:559-64, 564.e1. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of protamine reversal of heparin anticoagulation on the outcome of CEA in a contemporary multistate registry...
  30. ncbi request reprint The financial implications of endovascular aneurysm repair in the cost containment era
    David H Stone
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 59:283-290, 290.e1. 2014
    ..Such costs place EVAR at odds with efforts to constrain healthcare expenditures. This study examines the procedure-associated costs and operating margins associated with EVAR at a tertiary care academic medical center...
  31. ncbi request reprint Optimal selection of asymptomatic patients for carotid endarterectomy based on predicted 5-year survival
    Jessica B Wallaert
    VA Outcomes Group, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03765, USA
    J Vasc Surg 58:112-8. 2013
    ..We examined factors associated with 5-year survival following CEA in patients with asymptomatic internal carotid artery (ICA) stenosis...
  32. pmc Regional use of combined carotid endarterectomy/coronary artery bypass graft and the effect of patient risk
    Douglas W Jones
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:668-76. 2012
    ..We studied the use of CEA/CABG in New England and compared indications and outcomes, including stratification by risk, symptoms, and performing center...
  33. doi request reprint Clopidogrel is not associated with major bleeding complications during peripheral arterial surgery
    David H Stone
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:779-84. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether preoperative clopidogrel use was associated with significant bleeding complications during peripheral arterial surgery...
  34. ncbi request reprint Is surgery getting safer? National trends in operative mortality
    Philip P Goodney
    VA Outcomes Group, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 195:219-27. 2002
    ..Although mortality rates for some cardiovascular procedures seem to have declined, it is unclear whether other high-risk procedures are becoming safer over time...
  35. pmc Completion imaging after carotid endarterectomy in the Vascular Study Group of New England
    Jessica B Wallaert
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:376-85, 385.e1-3. 2011
    ..We studied surgeons' practice patterns in the use of completion imaging (duplex or arteriography), and their association with 30-day stroke/death and 1-year restenosis after carotid endarterectomy (CEA)...
  36. doi request reprint Predicting 1-year mortality after elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Adam W Beck
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, Lebanon, NH, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:838-43; discussion 843-4. 2009
    ..Since death within 1 year of elective open or endovascular (EVAR) infrarenal AAA repair likely indicates ineffective treatment, we developed a prediction model for 1-year mortality to aid clinical decision-making...
  37. ncbi request reprint Surgeon volume and operative mortality in the United States
    John D Birkmeyer
    Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:2117-27. 2003
    ..Although the relation between hospital volume and surgical mortality is well established, for most procedures, the relative importance of the experience of the operating surgeon is uncertain...
  38. ncbi request reprint Relationship between regional spending on vascular care and amputation rate
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire2Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, New Hampshire
    JAMA Surg 149:34-42. 2014
    ..Although lower extremity revascularization is effective in preventing amputation, the relationship between spending on vascular care and regional amputation rates remains unclear...
  39. ncbi request reprint Optimal selection of patients for elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair based on life expectancy
    Randall R De Martino
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    J Vasc Surg 58:589-95. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify predictors of long-term mortality after elective AAA repair for moderately sized AAAs (<6.5-cm diameter) to identify patients unlikely to benefit from surgery...
  40. ncbi request reprint Clinical effectiveness of secondary interventions for restenosis after renal artery stenting
    Thomas A Simone
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    J Vasc Surg 58:687-94. 2013
    ..Secondary interventions for renal artery restenosis (RAS) after renal artery stenting are common, despite limited data about their effectiveness. This study was designed to evaluate the outcomes of endovascular treatment of recurrent RAS...
  41. ncbi request reprint Current status of carotid artery stenting
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03765, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:406-11. 2006
    ..05). Other ongoing trials will address not only whether CAS could be superior to CEA in high-risk patients but also, more importantly, whether CAS is beneficial in other subgroups, such as low-risk and asymptomatic patients...
  42. pmc Impact of screening versus symptomatic measurement of deep vein thrombosis in a national quality improvement registry
    Randall R De Martino
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:1045-51.e1. 2012
    ..However, because surveillance-detected DVT rates may be higher than symptomatic DVT rates, we examined how differences in the method of DVT detection may affect the use of this quality measure...
  43. doi request reprint Regional variation in carotid artery stenting and endarterectomy in the Medicare population
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:15-24. 2010
    ..To describe geographic variation in population-based rates of carotid artery stenting (CAS) and carotid endarterectomy (CEA) performed in Medicare beneficiaries...
  44. doi request reprint Outcomes of symptomatic abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Randall R De Martino
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:5-12.e1. 2010
    ..We used a multicenter regional database to describe the contemporary outcomes of patients undergoing repair of Sx-AAA...
  45. ncbi request reprint Perioperative management with antiplatelet and statin medication is associated with reduced mortality following vascular surgery
    Randall R De Martino
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 59:1615-21, 1621.e1. 2014
    ..This study sought to examine the variation and impact of antiplatelet (AP) and statin therapy on early and late mortality in patients undergoing vascular surgery in our region...
  46. doi request reprint Functional outcomes following catheter-based iliac vein stent placement
    Courtney J Warner
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 47:331-4. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine midterm outcomes and functional quality of life among patients treated with iliac vein stenting...
  47. doi request reprint Long-term results of combined common femoral endarterectomy and iliac stenting/stent grafting for occlusive disease
    Robert W Chang
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:362-7. 2008
    ..Common femoral artery (CFA) endarterectomy with iliac stenting or stent grafting can be an alternative to traditional open surgery in patients with aortoiliac occlusive disease. We report the long-term outcomes of this approach...
  48. ncbi request reprint Cilostazol is associated with improved outcomes after peripheral endovascular interventions
    Courtney J Warner
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 59:1607-14. 2014
    ..We assessed the effect of cilostazol on outcomes after peripheral vascular interventions using meta-analytic techniques...
  49. ncbi request reprint Designation as "unfit for open repair" is associated with poor outcomes after endovascular aortic aneurysm repair
    Randall R De Martino
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 6:575-81. 2013
    ..This study describes the short- and long-term outcomes of patients undergoing EVAR with AAAs <6.5 cm who are considered unfit for oAAA...
  50. pmc Comparison of carotid endarterectomy and stenting in real world practice using a regional quality improvement registry
    Brian W Nolan
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:990-6. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the practice and outcomes of CAS and CEA in a real world setting...
  51. pmc The impact of diabetes on postoperative outcomes following lower-extremity bypass surgery
    Jessica B Wallaert
    Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03765, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:1317-23. 2012
    ..Therefore, we analyzed associations between diabetes type and outcomes after LEB in patients with critical limb ischemia...
  52. pmc Carotid endarterectomy in asymptomatic patients with limited life expectancy
    Jessica B Wallaert
    VA Outcomes Group, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon NH 03765, USA
    Stroke 43:1781-7. 2012
    ..We examined how commonly CEA is performed among asymptomatic patients with limited life expectancy...
  53. pmc National trends and regional variation of open and endovascular repair of thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysms in contemporary practice
    Salvatore T Scali
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Shands Hospital University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0128, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:1499-505. 2011
    ..To better determine the effect of TEVAR techniques on OSR, we examined national and regional trends in treatment use...
  54. pmc The effect of risk and race on lower extremity amputations among Medicare diabetic patients
    Joshua B Goldberg
    Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03765, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:1663-8. 2012
    ..We therefore explored trends in amputation among Medicare diabetic patients with a focus on those at highest risk...
  55. ncbi request reprint Do cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute have better surgical outcomes?
    Nancy J O Birkmeyer
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Cancer 103:435-41. 2005
    ..In the current study, the authors assessed whether patients at NCI cancer centers compared with patients at control hospitals had lower mortality rates after major cancer surgery...
  56. pmc Venous thromboembolism after surgery for inflammatory bowel disease: are there modifiable risk factors? Data from ACS NSQIP
    Jessica B Wallaert
    Section of General Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03766, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:1138-44. 2012
    ..Although it is commonly reported that IBD patients are at increased risk for venous thromboembolic events, little real-world data exist regarding their postoperative incidence and related outcomes in everyday practice...
  57. ncbi request reprint "Medical high risk" designation is not associated with survival after carotid artery stenting
    Theodore H Yuo
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03765, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:356-62. 2008
    ..While medical high risk (MHR) has been proposed as an indication for carotid artery stenting (CAS), the impact of MHR on long-term survival and stroke after CAS has not been described...
  58. ncbi request reprint Carotid artery stenting: what have we learned from the clinical trials and registries and where do we go from here?
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 22:148-58. 2008
    ..This report aims to provide a comprehensive and critical review of the trials and registries of CAS and to offer insight into future directions of this emerging technology...
  59. ncbi request reprint Severity of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is associated with adverse outcomes in patients undergoing elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    David H Stone
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:1531-6. 2013
    ..Consequently, variation in practice persists regarding patient selection and surgical management. The purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of COPD on patients undergoing AAA repair...
  60. pmc Developing strategies for predicting and preventing readmissions in vascular surgery
    Benjamin S Brooke
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:556-62. 2012
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Aggressive treatment of idiopathic axillo-subclavian vein thrombosis provides excellent long-term function
    David H Stone
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:127-31. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to review our own surgical therapeutic algorithm and its associated durability and functional outcomes...
  62. ncbi request reprint Hospital volume and operative mortality in cancer surgery: a national study
    Emily V A Finlayson
    Veterans Affairs Outcomes Group, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT, USA
    Arch Surg 138:721-5; discussion 726. 2003
    ..Although initiatives to regionalize cancer surgery are already under way, the relative importance of volume in cancer surgery is disputed...
  63. doi request reprint Brain injury after carotid revascularization: outcomes, mechanisms, and opportunities for improvement
    Joshua B Goldberg
    Department of General Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 25:270-86. 2011
    ..We sought to perform a systematic review of neurologic injury after carotid revascularization to guide future quality improvement efforts focused on reducing potentially preventable events...
  64. ncbi request reprint Specialty training and mortality after esophageal cancer resection
    Justin B Dimick
    VA Outcomes Group, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:282-6. 2005
    ..Surgeons with advanced training have lower mortality rates with some surgical procedures. The objective of the current study was to investigate the impact of thoracic surgery training on mortality rates of esophageal cancer resection...
  65. pmc Single versus multi-specialty operative teams: association with perioperative mortality after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Laura M Mazer
    Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am Surg 78:207-12. 2012
    ..Further research is warranted to determine whether multi-specialty participation reflects provider experience, institutional protocols, procedural complexity, non-surgical or other factors...
  66. ncbi request reprint The effect of endograft relining on sac expansion after endovascular aneurysm repair with the original-permeability Gore Excluder abdominal aortic aneurysm endoprosthesis
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:686-93. 2007
    ..We have studied these cases to determine the effect of relining on aneurysm expansion...
  67. ncbi request reprint Gender-based analysis of perioperative outcomes associated with lower extremity bypass
    Ashish K Jain
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am Surg 77:844-9. 2011
    ..Female gender may be associated with increased risk for surgical site complications, but 30-day mortality and systemic complication rates in women may reflect effects of confounding factors rather than gender-specific influence...
  68. ncbi request reprint Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for esophageal carcinoma: a meta-analysis
    Sarah E Greer
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Surgery 137:172-7. 2005
    ..The effectiveness in improving survival of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (NCRT) in patients undergoing surgery for esophageal carcinoma remains unclear...