Christopher G Carsten

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Affiliation: Greenville Hospital System
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The surgically created arteriovenous fistula: a forgotten alternative to venous access
    Christopher G Carsten
    Academic Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, Greenville Hospital System, 701 Grove Road, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 18:635-9. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Lower extremity arteriovenous hemodialysis access: an important adjunct in select patients
    Christopher G Carsten
    Department of Surgery, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 24:102-7. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Contemporary outcomes of iliofemoral bypass grafting for unilateral aortoiliac occlusive disease: a 10-year experience
    Christopher G Carsten
    Academic Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, South Carolina, USA
    Am Surg 74:555-9; discussion 559-60. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Invasive treatment of chronic limb ischemia according to the Lower Extremity Grading System (LEGS) score: a 6-month report
    Corey A Kalbaugh
    Department of Bioengineering, Clemson University, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:1268-76. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of interventional outcomes according to preoperative indication: a single center analysis of 2,240 limb revascularizations
    Spence M Taylor
    Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:770-8; discussion 778-80. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Outcome of the use of stent grafts to salvage failed arteriovenous accesses
    Keith M Webb
    Academic Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 24:34-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Do current outcomes justify more liberal use of revascularization for vasculogenic claudication? A single center experience of 1,000 consecutively treated limbs
    Spence M Taylor
    Academic Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:1053-62; discussion 1062-4. 2008
  8. doi request reprint The role of the prosthetic axilloaxillary loop access as a tertiary arteriovenous access procedure
    Thomas W Kendall
    Academic Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, SC, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:389-93. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Can the Perclose suture-mediated closure system be used safely in patients undergoing diagnostic and therapeutic angiography to treat chronic lower extremity ischemia?
    Peter J Mackrell
    Department of Surgical Education, Section of Vascular Surgery, Greenville Hospital System, 701 Grove Road, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:1305-8. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint The reverse J arteriovenous graft configuration for hemodialysis access: rationale, technique, and outcomes
    David L Cull
    Academic Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, South Carolina 29605, USA
    Am Surg 74:620-4; discussion 624-5. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint The surgically created arteriovenous fistula: a forgotten alternative to venous access
    Christopher G Carsten
    Academic Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, Greenville Hospital System, 701 Grove Road, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 18:635-9. 2004
    ..One patient died of liver failure 382 days after fistula placement with a patent fistula. These results show that, while often forgotten and infrequently used, AV access can be a durable alternative to catheter-based venous access...
  2. doi request reprint Lower extremity arteriovenous hemodialysis access: an important adjunct in select patients
    Christopher G Carsten
    Department of Surgery, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 24:102-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the various techniques available for placement of hemodialysis access in the lower extremity and discuss their results...
  3. ncbi request reprint Contemporary outcomes of iliofemoral bypass grafting for unilateral aortoiliac occlusive disease: a 10-year experience
    Christopher G Carsten
    Academic Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, South Carolina, USA
    Am Surg 74:555-9; discussion 559-60. 2008
    ..This procedure is relatively safe and efficacious in a population of patients with complex unilateral AIOD and can be an acceptable alternative to the aortobifemoral bypass or fem-fem procedure...
  4. ncbi request reprint Invasive treatment of chronic limb ischemia according to the Lower Extremity Grading System (LEGS) score: a 6-month report
    Corey A Kalbaugh
    Department of Bioengineering, Clemson University, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:1268-76. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to prospectively assess outcomes of invasive treatment of lower extremity ischemia as directed by LEGS...
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of interventional outcomes according to preoperative indication: a single center analysis of 2,240 limb revascularizations
    Spence M Taylor
    Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:770-8; discussion 778-80. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare postoperative outcomes according to the preoperative indications...
  6. doi request reprint Outcome of the use of stent grafts to salvage failed arteriovenous accesses
    Keith M Webb
    Academic Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 24:34-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the outcome of failed AV accesses treated with SGs and to identify patient or graft factors predictive of success...
  7. doi request reprint Do current outcomes justify more liberal use of revascularization for vasculogenic claudication? A single center experience of 1,000 consecutively treated limbs
    Spence M Taylor
    Academic Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:1053-62; discussion 1062-4. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to reconsider current recommended treatment guidelines for vasculogenic claudication by examining the contemporary results of surgical intervention...
  8. doi request reprint The role of the prosthetic axilloaxillary loop access as a tertiary arteriovenous access procedure
    Thomas W Kendall
    Academic Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, SC, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:389-93. 2008
    ..We now report a series of patients who underwent placement of a prosthetic axilloaxillary loop access. This study presents our technique and evaluates our results, particularly as they relate to the obese patient...
  9. ncbi request reprint Can the Perclose suture-mediated closure system be used safely in patients undergoing diagnostic and therapeutic angiography to treat chronic lower extremity ischemia?
    Peter J Mackrell
    Department of Surgical Education, Section of Vascular Surgery, Greenville Hospital System, 701 Grove Road, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:1305-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the safety and efficacy of routine use of the Perclose system in patients with documented peripheral vascular disease undergoing angiography to treat chronic lower extremity ischemia...
  10. ncbi request reprint The reverse J arteriovenous graft configuration for hemodialysis access: rationale, technique, and outcomes
    David L Cull
    Academic Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, South Carolina 29605, USA
    Am Surg 74:620-4; discussion 624-5. 2008
    ..Therefore, the reverse J configuration enhances the secondary patency of AV graft patency and AV access site longevity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Postoperative outcomes according to preoperative medical and functional status after infrainguinal revascularization for critical limb ischemia in patients 80 years and older
    Spence M Taylor
    Academic Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System, 701 Grove Road, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    Am Surg 71:640-5; discussion 645-6. 2005
    ..These data support a policy of aggressive vascular intervention in the functional elderly and clinical restraint in the functionally impaired patient with CLI...
  12. ncbi request reprint Is surgical thrombectomy to salvage failed autogenous arteriovenous fistulae worthwhile?
    Robert M Palmer
    Academic Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, South Carolina 29605, USA
    Am Surg 72:1231-3. 2006
    ..Our conclusion was that surgical thrombectomy can significantly extend fistula functionality in patients who present with thrombosis...
  13. ncbi request reprint The mid-thigh loop arteriovenous graft: patient selection, technique, and results
    John D Scott
    Department of Academic Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, South Carolina, USA
    Am Surg 72:825-8. 2006
    ..The mid-thigh loop AV graft procedure should be considered before placement of a thigh loop AV graft based off the common femoral artery and vein...
  14. ncbi request reprint An analysis of standard open and endovascular surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms in octogenarians
    Ajay P Patel
    Vascular Surgery Section, Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, South Carolina 29605, USA
    Am Surg 69:744-7; discussion 748. 2003
    ..Endovascular exclusion of ruptured AAAs may potentially improve future outcomes in this high-risk group...
  15. ncbi request reprint Has the emergence of endovascular treatment for aneurysmal and occlusive aortic disease increased the complexity and difficulty of open aortic operations?
    Ajay P Patel
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Greenville Hospital System, South Carolina 29605, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 18:212-7. 2004
    ..With only minor exception, endovascular surgery has not appreciably increased the complexity of open aortic operations performed for either AAA or AIOD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Does obesity predict functional outcome in the dysvascular amputee?
    Corey A Kalbaugh
    Academic Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, South Carolina 29605, USA
    Am Surg 72:707-12; discussion 712-3. 2006
    ..In conclusion, BMI failed to correlate with functional outcome and, specifically, obesity did not predict a poorer prognosis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Preoperative clinical factors predict postoperative functional outcomes after major lower limb amputation: an analysis of 553 consecutive patients
    Spence M Taylor
    Academic Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System, SC 29605, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:227-35. 2005
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  18. ncbi request reprint Prosthetic thigh arteriovenous access: outcome with SVS/AAVS reporting standards
    John D Cull
    Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:381-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine infection rates, patency rates, and possible predictive factors for prosthetic thigh AV access outcomes with the reporting standards of the SVS/AAVS...
  19. pmc The LEGS score: a proposed grading system to direct treatment of chronic lower extremity ischemia
    Spence M Taylor
    Section of Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, Greenville Hospital System, 701 Grove Road, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    Ann Surg 237:812-8; discussion 818-9. 2003
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  20. ncbi request reprint The use of cryopreserved femoral vein grafts for hemodialysis access in patients at high risk for infection: a word of caution
    William D Bolton
    Vascular Surgery Service, Academic Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System, SC 29605, USA
    J Vasc Surg 36:464-8. 2002
    ..This study reviews the results of our experience...
  21. ncbi request reprint Can carotid angiography be performed by vascular surgeons? A critical evaluation of indications, technique, and results
    Timothy M Sullivan
    Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, SC, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 18:710-3. 2004
    ..Selective angiography of the extracranial carotid arteries remains an important adjunct in the evaluation of patients with carotid disease. This procedure can be performed safely by vascular surgeons...
  22. doi request reprint Evaluation of the diameter of the proximal descending thoracic aorta with age: implications for thoracic aortic stent grafting
    Michael C Hartley
    Academic Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 23:639-44. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the natural history of thoracic aortic diameter with progressing age...
  23. doi request reprint Fistula elevation procedure: experience with 295 consecutive cases during a 7-year period
    Cathy M Bronder
    Academic Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:1076-81; discussion 1081-2. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to review use of FEP as an adjunct to fistula maturation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Has endovascular surgery reduced the number of open vascular operations performed by an established surgical practice?
    Timothy M Sullivan
    Vascular Surgery Section, Academic Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System SC 29605, USA
    J Vasc Surg 36:514-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this observational study was to examine the effect of endovascular surgery performed by the vascular surgeons of an established vascular surgery service on the volume of open peripheral vascular operations performed...
  25. ncbi request reprint The fistula elevation procedure: a valuable technique for maximizing arteriovenous fistula utilization
    David L Cull
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Academic Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System, SC 29605, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 16:84-8. 2002
    ..The procedure is particularly helpful in obese patients who would not traditionally be considered candidates for natural AVF creation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Obturator bypass: a classic approach for the treatment of contemporary groin infection
    Ajay Patel
    Department of Surgical Education, Greenville Hospital System, South Carolina 29605, USA
    Am Surg 68:653-8; discussion 658-9. 2002
    ..We conclude that the obturator bypass is an effective and durable means of revascularization in the presence of the septic groin. This procedure belongs in the armamentarium of all surgeons managing these complications...
  27. doi request reprint The management of malfunctioning prosthetic arteriovenous accesses by interventional nephrologists and surgeons: a retrospective comparison of long-term outcomes
    Roberto C Iglesias
    Department of Surgery University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    J Vasc Access 14:120-5. 2013
    ..To compare the outcomes of arteriovenous grafts (AVG) managed by interventional nephrologists (IN) to those managed by vascular surgeons (VS)...
  28. doi request reprint The influence of a Vascular Surgery Hospitalist program on physician and patient satisfaction, resident education, and resource utilization
    David L Cull
    Department of Surgery, University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, SC Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 58:1123-8. 2013
    ..Elements of this program may be applicable to a variety of surgical subspecialty settings. ..
  29. doi request reprint Radiation safety education in vascular surgery training
    Stefano J Bordoli
    Department of Surgery, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville Campus, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, SC Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 59:860-4. 2014
    ..The study purpose was to examine the radiation safety training and practices of current vascular surgery trainees...
  30. doi request reprint Description and outcomes of a simple surgical technique to treat thrombosed autogenous accesses
    David L Cull
    Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:861-5. 2012
    ..This report details the outcomes of a series of thrombosed AAs treated by surgical thrombectomy/intervention using this technique for manual clot extraction...
  31. ncbi request reprint Management of renal artery stenosis: effects of a shift from surgical to percutaneous therapy on indications and outcomes
    Peter J Mackrell
    Department of Surgical Education, Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 17:54-9. 2003
    ..This increase occurred without a change in patient demographics or indications for therapy, and appeared to reflect an increase in patient referrals...
  32. doi request reprint Comparison of arteriovenous fistulas and arteriovenous grafts in patients with favorable vascular anatomy and equivalent access to health care: is a reappraisal of the Fistula First Initiative indicated?
    David E Disbrow
    Department of Surgery, University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:679-85; discussion 685-6. 2013
    ..We compared outcomes for AVFs and AVGs in patients with equivalent vascular anatomy who were on dialysis via catheter at the time of vascular access placement...