Robert M Zwolak

Summary

Affiliation: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evolution of carotid stenting: payment issues
    Robert M Zwolak
    Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 21:69-72. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Reimbursement for carotid stenting: unique challenges for medical centers and physicians
    Robert M Zwolak
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 19:87-91. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Restenosis in gold-coated renal artery stents
    Brian W Nolan
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, NH 03756, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:40-6. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Mesenteric stenting for chronic mesenteric ischemia
    David J Brown
    Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:268-74. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Risk-adjusted 30-day outcomes of carotid stenting and endarterectomy: results from the SVS Vascular Registry
    Anton N Sidawy
    Department of Surgery, Washington VA Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:71-9. 2009
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint Lifeline registry of endovascular aneurysm repair: open repair surgical controls in clinical trials
    Robert M Zwolak
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:511-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Anatomic characteristics of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm on conventional CT scans: Implications for rupture risk
    Mark F Fillinger
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03750, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:1243-52. 2004
  9. doi 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Internal iliac occlusion without coil embolization during endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Mark C Wyers
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Vasc Surg 36:1138-45. 2002

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Evolution of carotid stenting: payment issues
    Robert M Zwolak
    Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 21:69-72. 2008
    ..No asymptomatic patients are covered under the current Medicare policy, but coverage criteria are currently under reconsideration. Finally, CMS restricts carotid stent coverage to facilities that meet its certification requirements...
  2. ncbi request reprint Reimbursement for carotid stenting: unique challenges for medical centers and physicians
    Robert M Zwolak
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 19:87-91. 2006
    ..Related requirements for Medicare coverage of patients in clinical trials and registries are also discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Restenosis in gold-coated renal artery stents
    Brian W Nolan
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, NH 03756, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:40-6. 2005
    ..There is conflicting evidence regarding restenosis with gold-coated stents. To evaluate the effect of gold coating on restenosis after renal stenting, we reviewed the results of all patients undergoing RAS in our practice...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mesenteric stenting for chronic mesenteric ischemia
    David J Brown
    Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:268-74. 2005
    ..We review our initial experience to examine short-term outcomes...
  5. doi request reprint Risk-adjusted 30-day outcomes of carotid stenting and endarterectomy: results from the SVS Vascular Registry
    Anton N Sidawy
    Department of Surgery, Washington VA Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:71-9. 2009
    ..Although CMS requires data submission only on CAS, the VR collects similar data on carotid endarterectomy (CEA) to allow comparison of outcomes, as well as potential for expansion to other procedures...
  6. 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...
  7. doi request reprint Lifeline registry of endovascular aneurysm repair: open repair surgical controls in clinical trials
    Robert M Zwolak
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:511-8. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Anatomic characteristics of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm on conventional CT scans: Implications for rupture risk
    Mark F Fillinger
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03750, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:1243-52. 2004
    ....
  9. doi 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Internal iliac occlusion without coil embolization during endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Mark C Wyers
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Vasc Surg 36:1138-45. 2002
    ..In this study, we evaluated the outcomes of this approach...
  11. ncbi request reprint Endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: long-term outcome measures in patients at high-risk for open surgery
    Gregorio A Sicard
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery and Section of Vascular Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Vasc Surg 44:229-36. 2006
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Early results of stent-grafting to treat diffuse aortoiliac occlusive disease
    Eva M Rzucidlo
    Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Dr, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:1175-80. 2003
    ..We evaluated the results of stent-graft placement as an option for treatment of these diseases...
  13. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of renal artery angioplasty and stenting using low-profile systems
    Brian W Nolan
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:46-52. 2005
    ..We evaluated the outcomes and complications of RAS performed by vascular surgeons at our institution with modern low-profile systems...
  14. ncbi request reprint Correlation of invasive Doppler flow wire with renal duplex ultrasonography in the evaluation of renal artery stenosis: the Renal Artery Stenosis Invasive Doppler (RAIDER) study
    Michael H Duong
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:284-8. 2007
    ..The primary goal was to determine if an invasive approach using an endovascular Doppler flow wire correlates with RI assessment using traditional noninvasive RDUS...
  15. ncbi request reprint Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm without preoperative arteriography
    Mark C Wyers
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:730-8. 2003
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm: a consensus statement
    K Craig Kent
    Division of Vascular Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 E 68th Street, Room P 707, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:267-9. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint Blinded comparison of preoperative duplex ultrasound scanning and contrast arteriography for planning revascularization at the level of the tibia
    Jason A Grassbaugh
    Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Dr, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:1186-90. 2003
    ..We examined whether preoperative duplex ultrasound scanning (DU) could replace contrast material-enhanced arteriography (CA) in selecting the recipient artery of tibial or peroneal artery bypass grafts...
  18. ncbi request reprint Early results of external iliac artery stenting combined with common femoral artery endarterectomy
    Peter R Nelson
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Dartmouth Medical School, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Vasc Surg 35:1107-13. 2002
    ..Surgical treatment for this disease distribution includes extensive endarterectomy or bypass procedures or both. We report our initial experience with a combined open and endovascular approach to these patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Current hospital costs and medicare reimbursement for endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Daniel J Bertges
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:272-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the current inpatient hospital cost and Medicare reimbursement of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) at different hospitals...