Allen D Hamdan

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Management of varicose veins and venous insufficiency
    Allen Hamdan
    Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 110 Francis St, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    JAMA 308:2612-21. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Vascular injury during anterior exposure of the spine
    Allen D Hamdan
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:650-4. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Popliteal artery aneurysms: a comparison of outcomes in elective versus emergent repair
    Bernadette Aulivola
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 110 Francis Street, Suite 5B, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:1171-7. 2004
  4. pmc Prosthetic graft infections involving the femoral artery
    Jeffrey J Siracuse
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:700-5. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Timing of pedal bypass failure and its impact on the need for amputation
    Christoph M Domenig
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 19:56-62. 2005
  6. pmc Results for primary bypass versus primary angioplasty/stent for intermittent claudication due to superficial femoral artery occlusive disease
    Jeffrey J Siracuse
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02210, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:1001-7. 2012
  7. pmc Body mass index: surgical site infections and mortality after lower extremity bypass from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program 2005-2007
    Kristina A Giles
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 24:48-56. 2010
  8. pmc Gender differences in abdominal aortic aneurysm presentation, repair, and mortality in the Vascular Study Group of New England
    Ruby C Lo
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:1261-8, 1268.e1-5. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of failure after angioplasty of infrainguinal vein bypass grafts
    Hector F Simosa
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:117-21. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Preoperative cardiac evaluation does not improve or predict perioperative or late survival in asymptomatic diabetic patients undergoing elective infrainguinal arterial reconstruction
    Thomas S Monahan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 110 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:38-45; discussion 45. 2005

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  1. doi request reprint Management of varicose veins and venous insufficiency
    Allen Hamdan
    Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 110 Francis St, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    JAMA 308:2612-21. 2012
    ..She has had vein problems over the course of her life. Her varicose veins recurred after initial treatment, and she is now seeking guidance regarding her current treatment options...
  2. ncbi request reprint Vascular injury during anterior exposure of the spine
    Allen D Hamdan
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:650-4. 2008
    ..Fusion of the spine is often performed from an anterior approach requiring mobilization of aorta, iliac artery, and vein. This study describes the preferred techniques and incidence of vascular complications at a spine center...
  3. ncbi request reprint Popliteal artery aneurysms: a comparison of outcomes in elective versus emergent repair
    Bernadette Aulivola
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 110 Francis Street, Suite 5B, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:1171-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess and compare outcomes of elective versus emergent operative repair of popliteal artery aneurysms...
  4. pmc Prosthetic graft infections involving the femoral artery
    Jeffrey J Siracuse
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:700-5. 2013
    ..We investigated the experience of a single institution over 10 years with bypass grafts involving the femoral artery to determine the incidence and risk factors for prosthetic graft infection...
  5. ncbi request reprint Timing of pedal bypass failure and its impact on the need for amputation
    Christoph M Domenig
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 19:56-62. 2005
    ..Late failure of pedal bypass is associated with a lower likelihood of amputation because of a higher rate of success of bypass revisions and a lower occurrence of critical ischemia with graft failure...
  6. pmc Results for primary bypass versus primary angioplasty/stent for intermittent claudication due to superficial femoral artery occlusive disease
    Jeffrey J Siracuse
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02210, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:1001-7. 2012
    ..However, long-term results comparing these modalities for primary intervention in patients who have had no prior intervention have not been reported. We report our results with 3-year follow-up...
  7. pmc Body mass index: surgical site infections and mortality after lower extremity bypass from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program 2005-2007
    Kristina A Giles
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 24:48-56. 2010
    ..We examined lower extremity bypasses by graft origin and body mass index (BMI) classification to analyze differences in postoperative mortality and SSI occurrence...
  8. pmc Gender differences in abdominal aortic aneurysm presentation, repair, and mortality in the Vascular Study Group of New England
    Ruby C Lo
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:1261-8, 1268.e1-5. 2013
    ..Prior studies of gender differences in abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair suggest there may be differences in presentation, suitability for endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR), and outcomes between men and women...
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of failure after angioplasty of infrainguinal vein bypass grafts
    Hector F Simosa
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:117-21. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to identify patient and graft characteristics predictive of failure after PTA of infrainguinal vein grafts...
  10. ncbi request reprint Preoperative cardiac evaluation does not improve or predict perioperative or late survival in asymptomatic diabetic patients undergoing elective infrainguinal arterial reconstruction
    Thomas S Monahan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 110 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:38-45; discussion 45. 2005
    ..Diabetic patients are often asymptomatic despite advanced cardiac disease. This study investigates whether preoperative cardiac testing improves the outcome in diabetic patients at risk for cardiac disease...
  11. pmc Fate of the contralateral limb after lower extremity amputation
    Julia D Glaser
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass
    J Vasc Surg 58:1571-1577.e1. 2013
    ..We sought to determine the rate of subsequent amputation on both the ipsilateral and contralateral lower extremities following initial amputation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Lower extremity arterial revascularization in obese patients
    Virendra I Patel
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:738-42. 2007
    ..We studied the role of obesity in outcomes in lower extremity arterial revascularization...
  13. pmc Accuracy of administrative data versus clinical data to evaluate carotid endarterectomy and carotid stenting
    Rodney P Bensley
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Vasc Surg 58:412-9. 2013
    ..Therefore, we did a direct comparison between administrative data and physician chart review as well as between data collected for the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) and physician chart review for CEA and CAS...
  14. doi request reprint National outcomes after open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms with visceral or renal bypass
    Michelle C Martin
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 110 Francis Street, Suite 5B, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 24:106-12. 2010
    ..We evaluated national outcomes after open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) with visceral or renal bypass (VRB)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Lower extremity minor amputations: the roles of diabetes mellitus and timing of revascularization
    Malachi G Sheahan
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:476-80. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Outcome of lower-extremity revascularization in patients younger than 40 years in a predominantly diabetic population
    Stephanie S Saltzberg
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:1056-9. 2003
    ..We extensively reviewed results of lower-extremity procedures in this group of patients to further define the extent of short-term and long-term morbidity...
  17. pmc The impact of the present on admission indicator on the accuracy of administrative data for carotid endarterectomy and stenting
    Margriet Fokkema
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass
    J Vasc Surg 59:32-8.e1. 2014
    ..We evaluated whether the introduction of the present on admission (POA) indicator improved outcome analysis of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) and carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS) using administrative data...
  18. pmc The current national criteria for carotid artery stenting overestimate its efficacy in patients who are symptomatic and at high risk
    Shunsuke Yoshida
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 58:120-7. 2013
    ..The validity of these high-risk criteria are yet unproven. In this study, we stratified patients who underwent CAS or CEA by CMS high-risk criteria and symptom status and examined their 30-day outcomes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Bypasses to tibial vessels using polytetrafluoroethylene as the solo conduit in a predominantly diabetic population
    Allen D Hamdan
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 36:59-63. 2002
    ..Diabetic patients appear to have similar results to non-diabetics and the postoperative use of sodium warfarin is beneficial...
  20. pmc Population-based outcomes following endovascular and open repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Kristina A Giles
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 16:554-64. 2009
    ..To evaluate national outcomes after endovascular and open surgical repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (rAAA)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Low ejection fraction predicts shortened survival in patients undergoing infrainguinal arterial reconstruction
    Gautam V Shrikhande
    Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    World J Surg 31:2422-6. 2007
    ..The goal of the present study was to evaluate whether ejection fraction (EF) is predictive of outcome in infrainguinal arterial reconstruction...
  22. ncbi request reprint Creatinine clearance but not serum creatinine alone predicts long-term postoperative survival after lower extremity revascularization
    Shishir K Maithel
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    Am J Nephrol 26:612-20. 2006
    ..Due to the potential inaccuracy of serum creatinine levels alone in measuring kidney function, our aim was to determine whether estimated creatinine clearance more consistently predicted long-term survival...
  23. pmc Open repair of intact thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms in the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    Rodney P Bensley
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass
    J Vasc Surg 58:894-900. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to establish a benchmark for future comparisons with endovascular trials using open repair of TAAAs in the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) database...
  24. ncbi request reprint Bypass to plantar and tarsal arteries: an acceptable approach to limb salvage
    Kakra Hughes
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Division of Vascular Surgery, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Vasc Surg 40:1149-57. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate our experience with distal arterial bypass to the plantar artery branches and the lateral tarsal artery for ischemic limb salvage...
  25. pmc Outcomes following infrapopliteal angioplasty for critical limb ischemia
    Ruby C Lo
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:1455-63; discussion 1463-4. 2013
    ..Infrapopliteal angioplasty (percutaneous transluminal angioplasty [PTA]) is routinely used to treat critical limb ischemia (CLI) despite limited data on long-term outcomes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Endovascular vs open repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm
    April E Nedeau
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:15-20. 2012
    ..We compare perioperative mortality, midterm survival, and morbidity after EVAR and open surgical repair (OSR)...
  27. pmc Mesenteric revascularization: management and outcomes in the United States, 1988-2006
    Marc L Schermerhorn
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:341-348.e1. 2009
    ..It is unclear if there has been nationwide adoption of this methodology or whether there is actually a mortality benefit...
  28. doi request reprint Infrapopliteal angioplasty for critical limb ischemia: relation of TransAtlantic InterSociety Consensus class to outcome in 176 limbs
    Kristina A Giles
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:128-36. 2008
    ..We report our experience with infrapopliteal angioplasty stratified by TASC lesion classification...
  29. ncbi request reprint Results of PREVENT III: a multicenter, randomized trial of edifoligide for the prevention of vein graft failure in lower extremity bypass surgery
    Michael S Conte
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:742-751; discussion 751. 2006
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Major lower extremity amputation: outcome of a modern series
    Bernadette Aulivola
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Arch Surg 139:395-9; discussion 399. 2004
    ..Major lower extremity amputation results in significant morbidity and mortality...
  31. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for readmission after lower extremity bypass in the American College of Surgeons National Surgery Quality Improvement Program
    Jennifer Q Zhang
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass
    J Vasc Surg 59:1331-9. 2014
    ..We used the American College of Surgeons National Surgery Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP) to determine risk factors for readmission after lower extremity bypass (LEB)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Infrainguinal revascularization after renal transplantation
    Claudie S McArthur
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 110 Francis St, Ste 5B, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:1181-5. 2003
    ..We analyzed the outcome in patients with renal transplants who underwent infrainguinal bypass procedures...
  33. ncbi request reprint Is diabetes a risk factor for patients undergoing open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair?
    Sunil S Rayan
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 36:33-40. 2002
    ..These differences however, do not preclude the expectation of excellent results of open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in patients with diabetes mellitus...
  34. pmc Comparison of open and endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms from the ACS-NSQIP 2005-07
    Kristina A Giles
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 16:365-72. 2009
    ..To compare endovascular (EVAR) and open surgical repair (OSR) for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (RAAA) in terms of preoperative hemodynamic status and comorbidities...
  35. ncbi request reprint Recurrent stenosis and contralateral occlusion: high-risk situations in carotid endarterectomy?
    Christoph Domenig
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 17:622-8. 2003
    ..05; odds ratio 2.177 and 2.943 respectively) while neither RS nor CO was from these results we concluded that the presence of RS and CO do not increase the risk of perioperative stroke in CEA...
  36. doi request reprint The impact of endovascular procedures on fellowship training in lower extremity revascularization
    Prathima Nandivada
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:1814-20. 2012
    ..Furthermore, this study evaluates the effect of endovascular procedure volume on the frequency of subtypes of open lower extremity procedures performed...
  37. pmc Elevated C-reactive protein levels are associated with postoperative events in patients undergoing lower extremity vein bypass surgery
    Christopher D Owens
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:2-9; discussion 9. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that high levels of inflammatory markers would identify patients at increased risk for adverse events (graft failure, major cardiovascular events) after lower extremity bypass surgery...
  38. pmc The impact of body mass index on perioperative outcomes of open and endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program, 2005-2007
    Kristina A Giles
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 110 Francis St, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:1471-7. 2010
    ..Little is known about the relative impact of body mass index (BMI) on these outcomes after open (OAR) and endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR)...
  39. ncbi request reprint A decade experience with infrainguinal revascularization in a dialysis-dependent patient population
    Pranay Ramdev
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Vasc Surg 36:969-74. 2002
    ..We herein present the largest series to date of a 10-year single-institution experience with LE bypass in patients with dialysis dependence...
  40. pmc Stroke and death after carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting with and without high risk criteria
    Kristina A Giles
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 110 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:1497-504. 2010
    ..This may bias comparisons of CAS and carotid endarterectomy (CEA). We evaluate mortality and stroke following CAS and CEA stratified by medical high risk criteria...
  41. ncbi request reprint A comparison of antegrade and retrograde mesenteric bypass
    Nikhil Kansal
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 16:591-6. 2002
    ..Primary retrograde bypass is a valid option for patients undergoing mesenteric bypass...
  42. doi request reprint Population-based outcomes of open descending thoracic aortic aneurysm repair
    Marc L Schermerhorn
    Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:821-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate national outcomes after open repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysm (DTA)...
  43. doi request reprint Endoluminal intervention for limb salvage after failed lower extremity bypass graft
    Hector F Simosa
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:1426-30. 2009
    ..We set forth to investigate whether endovascular treatment in this setting would result in an acceptable limb salvage rate...
  44. ncbi request reprint In vivo testing of an infection-resistant annuloplasty ring
    Thomas S Monahan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Surg Res 130:140-5. 2006
    ..An infection-resistant surface incorporated into a prosthetic cardiac valve has great potential clinical applications...
  45. ncbi request reprint Lack of association of diabetes with increased postoperative mortality and cardiac morbidity: results of 6565 major vascular operations
    Allen D Hamdan
    Harvard Medical School, Division of Vascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, West Campus, 110 Francis St, Suite 5B, Boston MA, 02215, USA
    Arch Surg 137:417-21. 2002
    ..In smaller studies at our institution we have not found this to be apparent. This study reviewed all major vascular operations to confirm our bias that DM is not associated with increased mortality or cardiac morbidity...