Richard P Cambria

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services conducts a medical evidence development and coverage advisory committee meeting on carotid atherosclerosis
    Richard P Cambria
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:e1-16. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Evolving experience with thoracic aortic stent graft repair
    Richard P Cambria
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 35:1129-36. 2002
  3. doi request reprint A multicenter clinical trial of endovascular stent graft repair of acute catastrophes of the descending thoracic aorta
    Richard P Cambria
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:1255-64.e1-4. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Commentary on "Extra-anatomic visceral revascularization and endovascular stent-grafting for complex thoracoabdominal aortic lesions"
    Richard P Cambria
    Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 17:234-6. 2005
  5. pmc Thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair: results with 337 operations performed over a 15-year interval
    Richard P Cambria
    Divisions of Vascular Surgery, Vascular Anesthesia and the Thoracic Aortic Center, Surgical and Anesthesia Services, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Surg 236:471-9; discussion 479. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Regarding "Analysis of predictive factors for progression of type B aortic intramural hematoma with computed tomography"
    Richard P Cambria
    Thoracic Aortic Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, 15 Parkman Street, WAC 458, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 35:1295-6. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Preoperative functional status predicts perioperative outcomes after infrainguinal bypass surgery
    Robert S Crawford
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:351-8; discussion 358-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Impact of severe chronic kidney disease on outcomes of infrainguinal peripheral arterial intervention
    Virendra I Patel
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 59:368-75. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Stent-graft versus open-surgical repair of the thoracic aorta: mid-term results
    David H Stone
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and the Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 44:1188-97. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Infrapopliteal balloon angioplasty for the treatment of chronic occlusive disease
    Mark F Conrad
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery of the General Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:799-805.e4. 2009

Detail Information

Publications85

  1. doi request reprint Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services conducts a medical evidence development and coverage advisory committee meeting on carotid atherosclerosis
    Richard P Cambria
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:e1-16. 2012
    ..The purpose of this report is to detail the SVS's position on the MEDCAC research questions referable to the management of carotid atherosclerosis and to otherwise detail the proceedings of the MEDCAC...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evolving experience with thoracic aortic stent graft repair
    Richard P Cambria
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 35:1129-36. 2002
    ..L. Gore Co, Flagstaff, Ariz; 14 cases)...
  3. doi request reprint A multicenter clinical trial of endovascular stent graft repair of acute catastrophes of the descending thoracic aorta
    Richard P Cambria
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:1255-64.e1-4. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Commentary on "Extra-anatomic visceral revascularization and endovascular stent-grafting for complex thoracoabdominal aortic lesions"
    Richard P Cambria
    Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 17:234-6. 2005
  5. pmc Thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair: results with 337 operations performed over a 15-year interval
    Richard P Cambria
    Divisions of Vascular Surgery, Vascular Anesthesia and the Thoracic Aortic Center, Surgical and Anesthesia Services, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Surg 236:471-9; discussion 479. 2002
    ..To review perioperative results and late survival after thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair (TAA), in particular to assess the impact over time of epidural cooling (EC) on spinal cord ischemic complications (SCI)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Regarding "Analysis of predictive factors for progression of type B aortic intramural hematoma with computed tomography"
    Richard P Cambria
    Thoracic Aortic Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, 15 Parkman Street, WAC 458, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 35:1295-6. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Preoperative functional status predicts perioperative outcomes after infrainguinal bypass surgery
    Robert S Crawford
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:351-8; discussion 358-9. 2010
    ..The goal of this study is to relate preoperative functional status, a defined metric in the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) database, to perioperative MM...
  8. doi request reprint Impact of severe chronic kidney disease on outcomes of infrainguinal peripheral arterial intervention
    Virendra I Patel
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 59:368-75. 2014
    ..We evaluated the effect of severe (class 4 and 5) CKD on outcomes after infrainguinal endovascular arterial interventions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Stent-graft versus open-surgical repair of the thoracic aorta: mid-term results
    David H Stone
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and the Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 44:1188-97. 2006
    ..The data were compared with those of a patient cohort concurrently treated with open surgical repair confined to the descending aorta...
  10. doi request reprint Infrapopliteal balloon angioplasty for the treatment of chronic occlusive disease
    Mark F Conrad
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery of the General Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:799-805.e4. 2009
    ..This study reviewed our recent experience with infrapopliteal PTA in a large series of patients to determine its effectiveness as a treatment modality...
  11. doi request reprint International controlled clinical trial of thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair with the Zenith TX2 endovascular graft: 1-year results
    Jon S Matsumura
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:247-257; discussion 257. 2008
    ..This trial evaluated the safety and effectiveness of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) with a contemporary endograft system compared with open surgical repair (open) of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms and large ulcers...
  12. doi request reprint Endovascular management of patients with critical limb ischemia
    Mark F Conrad
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 15 Parkman Street, WAC 440, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:1020-5. 2011
    ..In the present study, late (5-year) clinical and patency data for PTA in CLI are defined...
  13. doi request reprint Preoperative variables predict persistent type 2 endoleak after endovascular aneurysm repair
    Christopher J Abularrage
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:19-24. 2010
    ..This study evaluated the preoperative risk factors and natural history of PT2 in order to define a population at high risk...
  14. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of diabetic patients undergoing endovascular infrainguinal interventions
    Christopher J Abularrage
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:314-22.e1-4. 2010
    ..This study assessed the influence of DM on long-term outcomes of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty, with or without stenting (PTA/stent), in patients with PVD...
  15. doi request reprint Further experience with distal aortic perfusion and motor-evoked potential monitoring in the management of extent I-III thoracoabdominal aortic anuerysms
    Robert T Lancaster
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 58:283-90. 2013
    ..The use of AFB/MEVP increases the complexity of TAA repair and in this study, we address whether the early benefits will be sustained when this is applied to a general population with type I-III TAAs...
  16. doi request reprint Intermediate-term outcomes of endovascular treatment for symptomatic chronic mesenteric ischemia
    Michael A Peck
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:140-7.e1-2. 2010
    ..The goal of this study is documentation of intermediate-term anatomic and functional outcomes of endovascular mesenteric revascularization for symptomatic CMI...
  17. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of patients undergoing endovascular infrainguinal interventions with single-vessel peroneal artery runoff
    Christopher J Abularrage
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:1007-13. 2011
    ..This study evaluated long-term primary patency and limb salvage of PTA/stent in patients with single-vessel runoff and critical limb ischemia to determine if the peroneal artery yields inferior results...
  18. ncbi request reprint Persistent type 2 endoleak after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm is associated with adverse late outcomes
    John E Jones
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery of the General Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, MA 02144, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:1-8. 2007
    ..Type 2 endoleak occurs in up to 20% of patients after endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR), but its long-term significance is debated. We reviewed our experience to evaluate late outcomes associated with type 2 endoleak...
  19. doi request reprint Durability of open repair of juxtarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms
    SHIRLING TSAI
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:2-7. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the late clinical and anatomic outcomes after open JAAA repair...
  20. doi request reprint Balloon expandable stents facilitate right renal artery reconstruction during complex open aortic aneurysm repair
    Rajendra Patel
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:310-5. 2010
    ..We report technical aspects and long-term patency data for this method of right RAR during complex open aortic aneurysm repair...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effects of systemic hypothermia on a murine model of thoracic aortic ischemia reperfusion
    Jeanwan Kang
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:435-43. 2010
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Progression of asymptomatic carotid stenosis despite optimal medical therapy
    Mark F Conrad
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 58:128-35.e1. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the natural history of patients with asymptomatic moderate (50%-69%) carotid artery stenosis (AMCAS) in a contemporary cohort as a function of their associated medical therapy...
  23. doi request reprint Aortic remodeling after endovascular repair of acute complicated type B aortic dissection
    Mark F Conrad
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:510-7. 2009
    ..This study evaluated structural changes by serial computed tomography (CT) in the thoracic aorta after TEVAR performed for acute complicated aortic dissection...
  24. doi request reprint Outcomes following endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR): an anatomic and device-specific analysis
    Thomas A Abbruzzese
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:19-28. 2008
    ..In addition, the impact of performing EVAR both within and outside of specific instructions for use (IFU) for each device was examined...
  25. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of reoperative carotid endarterectomy: a 14-year experience
    Michael C Stoner
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:942-9. 2005
    ..This study reviews a contemporary experience with reoperative CEA to validate the high-risk categorization of these patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Restenosis after eversion vs patch closure carotid endarterectomy
    Robert S Crawford
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery of the General Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:41-8. 2007
    ..The goal of the present study was to compare the late anatomic results of patch closure (PC) vs eversion CEA...
  27. ncbi request reprint PJ34, a poly-ADP-ribose polymerase inhibitor, modulates visceral mitochondrial activity and CD14 expression following thoracic aortic ischemia-reperfusion
    David H Stone
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Surg 198:250-5. 2009
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Surgical revascularization versus endovascular therapy for chronic mesenteric ischemia: a comparative experience
    Marvin D Atkins
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery of the General Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:1162-71. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare outcomes of PTA/Stent vs OR in patients with symptomatic CMI...
  29. doi request reprint Evolution of operative strategies in open thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair
    Mark F Conrad
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:1195-1201.e1. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the effect of DAP/MEP on perioperative outcomes...
  30. doi request reprint Late outcomes of balloon angioplasty and angioplasty with selective stenting for superficial femoral-popliteal disease are equivalent
    BAO NGOC NGUYEN
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:1051-1057.e1. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to contrast long-term clinical outcomes and costs of angioplasty alone vs angioplasty with selective stenting in the treatment of femoropopliteal occlusive disease...
  31. doi request reprint Predictors of clamp-induced electroencephalographic changes during carotid endarterectomies
    Mirela V Simon
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Neurophysiol 29:462-7. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that age, preoperative neurologic symptoms, ≥70% contralateral carotid and bilateral vertebral stenosis increase the probability of clamp-induced EEG changes, whereas ≥70% unilateral carotid stenosis does not...
  32. doi request reprint Improved results using Onyx glue for the treatment of persistent type 2 endoleak after endovascular aneurysm repair
    Christopher J Abularrage
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:630-6. 2012
    ..This study evaluated the outcomes of secondary intervention for PT2...
  33. ncbi request reprint Durability of aortouniiliac endografting with femorofemoral crossover: 4-year experience in the Evt/Guidant trials
    W Darrin Clouse
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:1142-9. 2003
    ..We evaluated mid-term results of the multicenter EVT/Guidant aortouniiliac endograft (AI) trial and ascertained the durability of this endovascular technique in patients unable to undergo standard bifurcated endografting...
  34. ncbi request reprint Thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair: a 20-year perspective
    Mark F Conrad
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:S856-61; discussion S890-2. 2007
    ..There is no consensus with respect to the optimal approach...
  35. doi request reprint Effect of PJ34 on spinal cord tissue viability and gene expression in a murine model of thoracic aortic reperfusion injury
    David H Stone
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 43:444-51. 2009
    ..These studies were designed to determine whether PJ34, a novel Poly-ADP Ribose Polymerase Inhibitor, modulates expression of markers of stress and inflammation in the spinal cord following ischemia/ reperfusion(TAR)...
  36. doi request reprint Impact of hospital volume and type on outcomes of open and endovascular repair of descending thoracic aneurysms in the United States Medicare population
    Virendra I Patel
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 58:346-54. 2013
    ..We evaluated the effect of case volume and hospital teaching status on clinical outcomes of intact DTA repair...
  37. ncbi request reprint Late aortic and graft-related events after thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair
    W Darrin Clouse
    Divisions of Vascular Surgery and Vascular Anesthesia and the Thoracic Aortic Center, Surgical and Anesthesia Services, and Clinical Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
    J Vasc Surg 37:254-61. 2003
    ..This study was performed to define such events and identify factors related to their development...
  38. pmc Effect of chronic dissection on early and late outcomes after descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair
    Mark F Conrad
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:600-7; discussion 607. 2011
    ..Still, few contemporary studies document late outcomes after TAA for CD, which is the goal of this study...
  39. ncbi request reprint Defining the high-risk patient for carotid endarterectomy: an analysis of the prospective National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database
    Michael C Stoner
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Masschusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:285-295; discussion 295-6. 2006
    ..Our study examined results for CEA in the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database (both Veterans Affairs and private sector)...
  40. doi request reprint Comparable mortality with open repair of complex and infrarenal aortic aneurysm
    Virendra I Patel
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:952-9. 2011
    ..This study evaluated contemporary outcomes of open abdominal aneurysm surgery, including AAA, CAA, and VVR using the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) database...
  41. doi request reprint Secondary intervention after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Mark F Conrad
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Surg 250:383-9. 2009
    ..The study goal is to detail such interventions and determine their effect on clinical outcomes...
  42. doi request reprint Management of diseases of the descending thoracic aorta in the endovascular era: a Medicare population study
    Mark F Conrad
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery of the General Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Surg 252:603-10. 2010
    ..There are no long-term population data detailing the impact of TEVAR on practice patterns and results of treatment of descending thoracic aortic pathology (DTA), which are the goal of this study...
  43. ncbi request reprint Determinants of carotid endarterectomy anatomic durability: effects of serum lipids and lipid-lowering drugs
    Glenn M LaMuraglia
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery of the General Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:762-8. 2005
    ..With inevitable comparisons of catheter-based therapy to all aspects of CEA, this study of a large contemporary series was undertaken to evaluate the determinants of anatomic durability of CEA...
  44. doi request reprint Propensity-matched cohort validates findings of the VALOR trial
    Virendra I Patel
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:22-9. 2011
    ..Such comparisons are biased by baseline differences among TEVAR vs OSR, however, propensity score (PS) analysis can reduce bias and validate such comparisons...
  45. ncbi request reprint Long-term durability of open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Mark F Conrad
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery of the General Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:669-75. 2007
    ..Although focus on EVAR reintervention has been intense, few contemporary studies document late outcomes after open repair; this was the goal of this study...
  46. ncbi request reprint Preservation of renal function with surgical revascularization in patients with atherosclerotic renovascular disease
    Luke K Marone
    Massachessetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:322-9. 2004
    ..To clarify decision making in such patients we reviewed a contemporary experience of surgical renal artery revascularization (RAR) performed primarily for preservation of renal function...
  47. ncbi request reprint Thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair: anesthetic management
    Wilton C Levine
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02214, USA
    Int Anesthesiol Clin 43:39-60. 2005
  48. doi request reprint Spinal cord complications after thoracic aortic surgery: long-term survival and functional status varies with deficit severity
    Mark F Conrad
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery of the General Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:47-53. 2008
    ..Little information exists concerning the spectrum of severity that characterizes spinal cord ischemic (SCI) complications. This study stratified SCI by deficit severity to determine its impact on late survival and functional outcomes...
  49. ncbi request reprint Intermediate results of percutaneous endovascular therapy of femoropopliteal occlusive disease: a contemporary series
    Mark Frederick Conrad
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery of the General Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 44:762-9. 2006
    ..This study examined the results of femoropopliteal percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) with intermediate (mean, 24 months) follow-up in a contemporary series of patients presenting with critical limb ischemia or claudication...
  50. doi request reprint Prospective multicenter clinical trial (STABLE) on the endovascular treatment of complicated type B aortic dissection using a composite device design
    Joseph V Lombardi
    Department of Surgery, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:629-640.e2. 2012
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Common femoral artery occlusive disease: contemporary results following surgical endarterectomy
    Jeanwan L Kang
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:872-7. 2008
    ..This study details a contemporary experience with common femoral endarterectomy (CFE) with and without concomitantly performed endovascular therapies...
  52. pmc Long-term outcomes after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: the first decade
    David C Brewster
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Surg 244:426-38. 2006
    ..The proper role of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) remains controversial, largely due to uncertain late results. We reviewed a 12-year experience with EVAR to document late outcomes...
  53. ncbi request reprint Contemporary results of angioplasty-based infrainguinal percutaneous interventions
    James H Black
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, MA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:932-9. 2005
    ..This study addresses the initial results of an implementation of infrainguinal percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) performed by vascular surgeons to treat lower-extremity ischemia...
  54. ncbi request reprint Comparison of risk-adjusted 30-day postoperative mortality and morbidity in Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals and selected university medical centers: vascular surgical operations in men
    Matthew M Hutter
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:1115-26. 2007
    ..This article analyzes risk-adjusted outcomes after vascular surgical operations in men performed at VA hospitals as compared with private-sector hospitals...
  55. ncbi request reprint Early outcomes of endovascular versus open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program-Private Sector (NSQIP-PS)
    Hong T Hua
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 15 Parkman Street, WAC 458, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:382-9. 2005
    ..This study was designed to compare early outcomes of open (OPEN) versus EVAR in a contemporary (2000 to 2003) large, multicenter prospective cohort...
  56. doi request reprint Contemporary management of descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms: endovascular versus open
    Mark F Conrad
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Circulation 117:841-52. 2008
  57. doi request reprint Impact of chronic kidney disease on outcomes after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Virendra I Patel
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:1206-13. 2012
    ..This study highlights the effect of CKD on outcomes after endovascular AAA (EVAR) and OAR in contemporary practice...
  58. ncbi request reprint Poly adenosine diphosphate-ribose polymerase inhibitor PJ34 abolishes systemic proinflammatory responses to thoracic aortic ischemia and reperfusion
    James H Black
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:44-53. 2006
    ..The effect of the PARP inhibitor PJ34 and genetic deletion of PARP-1(PARP -/-) on the systemic inflammatory response after thoracic aortic ischemia reperfusion (TAR) is not known...
  59. doi request reprint Functional outcome after thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair
    Robert S Crawford
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery of the General Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:828-35. 2008
    ..This study documented long-term functional outcomes after open TAA repair...
  60. doi request reprint Continued favorable results with open surgical repair of type IV thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
    Virendra I Patel
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:1492-8. 2011
    ..We have used a consistent, simplified surgical approach to type IV TAAA, and the goal of the present study is to review experience over 2 decades with such treatment and to identify correlates of surgical morbidity...
  61. pmc Carotid endarterectomy at the millennium: what interventional therapy must match
    Glenn M LaMuraglia
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery of the General Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Ann Surg 240:535-44; discussion 544-6. 2004
    ..As interventional techniques are emerging for treatment of this disease, this study was undertaken to provide a contemporary surgical standard for comparison to carotid stenting...
  62. ncbi request reprint Aortic dissection: perspectives in the era of stent-graft repair
    Marvin D Atkins
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:30A-43A. 2006
  63. ncbi request reprint Significant perioperative morbidity accompanies contemporary infrainguinal bypass surgery: an NSQIP report
    Glenn M LaMuraglia
    The Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, General Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:299-304, 304.e1-4. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to document the contemporary morbidity and mortality of infrainguinal BPG, utilizing the previously validated National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) database...
  64. ncbi request reprint Thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair: hybrid versus open repair
    Rajendra Patel
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:15-22. 2009
    ..This study reviews the outcomes of hybrid TAAA repair for Crawford extent I-III TAAA in high-risk patients in comparison to patients who underwent concurrent open TAAA repair...
  65. ncbi request reprint Clinical failures of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: incidence, causes, and management
    Jeffery B Dattilo
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, One Hawthorne Place, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 35:1137-44. 2002
    ..To determine the incidence and causes of clinical failures of endovascular AAA repair, a 7-year experience with 362 primary AAA endografts was reviewed...
  66. ncbi request reprint Regional hypothermia with epidural cooling for prevention of spinal cord ischemic complications after thoracoabdominal aortic surgery
    James H Black
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and the Thoracic Aortic Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 15:345-52. 2003
    ..This review describes the results obtained in our experience using an approach to TAA repair whereupon the spinal cord is protected during surgery by regional hypothermia via epidural cooling...
  67. doi request reprint Aortic aneurysms
    Janet C Miller
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 5:678-81. 2008
  68. ncbi request reprint PJ34, a poly-ADP-ribose polymerase inhibitor, modulates renal injury after thoracic aortic ischemia/reperfusion
    David H Stone
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Surgery 138:368-74. 2005
    ....
  69. doi request reprint Outcomes after carotid endarterectomy: is there a high-risk population? A National Surgical Quality Improvement Program report
    Jeanwan L Kang
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:331-8, 339.e1; discussion 338-9. 2009
    ..This study examined 30-day adjudicated outcomes in a contemporary series of CEAs and assessed the validity of criteria used to define a potential high-risk patient population for CEA...
  70. ncbi request reprint Multi-institutional pivotal trial of the Zenith TX2 thoracic aortic stent-graft for treatment of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms: clinical study design
    Heitham T Hassoun
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 17:255-64. 2005
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  71. doi request reprint Renal artery revascularization: outcomes stratified by indication for intervention
    Virendra I Patel
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114 3117, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:1480-9. 2009
    ..We evaluated the role of procedure indication on outcomes of both open (OR) and percutaneous (PR) revascularization...
  72. doi request reprint Successful use of bivalirudin for combined carotid endarterectomy and coronary revascularization with the use of cardiopulmonary bypass in a patient with an elevated heparin-platelet factor 4 antibody titer
    Edwin G Avery
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital Heart Center, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Anesth Analg 108:1113-5. 2009
    ..The patient experienced procedural success for both the carotid and coronary surgeries. Increased blood and blood product transfusion was required postoperatively...
  73. ncbi request reprint Late results of combined carotid and coronary surgery using actual versus actuarial methodology
    Cary W Akins
    Cardiac Surgical Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:2091-7. 2005
    ..Additionally, in this population actual versus actuarial assessment of nonfatal late events has not been previously reported...
  74. ncbi request reprint Contemporary management of carotid stenosis: carotid endarterectomy is here to stay
    Thomas A Abbruzzese
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 19:248-56. 2007
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  75. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of popliteal artery embolism at the turn of the millennium
    Chandrajit P Raut
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 18:79-85. 2004
    ..Completion angiography should be performed to ensure adequacy of the embolectomy. Outcomes are unchanged. Future therapies should aim to improve limb salvage and mortality rates...
  76. ncbi request reprint Commentary on: Mas JL, Chatellier G, Beyssen B, et al. Endarterectomy versus stenting in patients with symptomatic severe carotid stenosis. N Engl J Med. 2006;355:1660-1671
    Richard P Cambria
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 19:201-3. 2007
    ..Carotid stenting is less invasive than endarterectomy, but it is unclear whether it is as safe in patients with symptomatic carotid-artery stenosis...
  77. ncbi request reprint Poly(adenosine diphosphate ribose) polymerase inhibition modulates spinal cord dysfunction after thoracoabdominal aortic ischemia-reperfusion
    Patrick J Casey
    Division of Vascular Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:99-107. 2005
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  78. ncbi request reprint Current results of open surgical repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms
    James H Black
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:6A-11A. 2006
  79. ncbi request reprint Current status of thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair
    W Darrin Clouse
    F Edward Hebert School of Medicine, USUHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Adv Surg 38:197-246. 2004
  80. doi request reprint Five-year results of endovascular treatment with the Gore TAG device compared with open repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms
    Michel S Makaroun
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:912-8. 2008
    ..Report the results of a phase II multicenter, prospective trial comparing endovascular treatment of descending thoracic aneurysm (TEVAR) with the TAG device to surgical controls after 5 years of follow-up...
  81. doi request reprint Zenith abdominal aortic aneurysm endovascular graft
    Roy K Greenberg
    Department of Vascular and Cardiothoracic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:1-9. 2008
    ..The safety and efficacy of the Zenith (Cook Inc, Bloomington, Ind) endovascular graft was assessed based on the United States multicenter trial through 5 years of follow-up...
  82. ncbi request reprint Contemporary results of open surgical repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms
    James H Black
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 19:11-7. 2006
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  83. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of complicated distal aortic dissection
    Richard P Cambria
    Division of Vascular Surgery and the Thoracic Aortic Center, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 15:97-107. 2002
    ..Among the various treatment options for acute distal dissection with aortic branch compromise, we have favored open vascular surgical techniques. Our perspectives with over 500 patients treated during a 30-year period are presented herein...
  84. ncbi request reprint Endovascular treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysms: results of the phase II multicenter trial of the GORE TAG thoracic endoprosthesis
    Michel S Makaroun
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop, Ste A 1011, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:1-9. 2005
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  85. ncbi request reprint Stenting for carotid-artery stenosis
    Richard P Cambria
    N Engl J Med 351:1565-7. 2004