Mark F Conrad

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. doi 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...
  2. 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
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. doi 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. doi request reprint Effects of acute global venous obstruction and unfractionated heparin on muscle cytokine synthesis
    Hong T Hua
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 23:108-15. 2009
    ..Heparin therapy did not ameliorate the cytokine response. These data indicate that heparin therapy does not modulate the cytokine response to venous obstruction...
  18. 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...
  19. pmc A functional murine model of hindlimb demand ischemia
    Michael A Peck
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 24:532-7. 2010
    ..The primary goal was to determine whether treadmill exercise reflected a hemodynamic picture which might be consistent with the hyperemic response observed in humans...
  20. 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...
  21. 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)...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. pmc Postischemic poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibition reduces ischemia reperfusion injury in a hind-limb ischemia model
    Robert S Crawford
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Surgery 148:110-8. 2010
    ....
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. doi 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
    ....
  30. 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint A novel model of acute murine hindlimb ischemia
    Robert S Crawford
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 15 Parkman St, Ste 458, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 292:H830-7. 2007
    ..In conclusions, ORB produced similar levels of tissue ischemia in murine models of limb I/R with fewer levels of nonspecific injury. ORB may be the preferred model for selected studies of limb I/R...
  32. 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...
  33. pmc Postischemic treatment with ethyl pyruvate prevents adenosine triphosphate depletion, ameliorates inflammation, and decreases thrombosis in a murine model of hind-limb ischemia and reperfusion
    Robert S Crawford
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Trauma 70:103-10; discussion 110. 2011
    ..Experiments were designed to investigate the effects of ethyl pyruvate (EP) in a murine model of hind-limb ischemia-reperfusion (IR) injury...
  34. ncbi request reprint Local administration of the Poly ADP-Ribose Polymerase (PARP) inhibitor, PJ34 during hindlimb ischemia modulates skeletal muscle reperfusion injury
    Mark F Conrad
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Surg Res 135:233-7. 2006
    ....
  35. 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 Electronic address
    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...
  36. doi request reprint Presentation and treatment outcomes of patients with symptomatic inferior vena cava filters
    Junaid Y Malek
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 15 Parkman St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 27:84-8. 2013
    ..Nonthrombotic complications of IVCFs are unusual but have been described. This study characterizes this cohort of patients and elucidates their clinical outcome...
  37. ncbi request reprint Local inflammatory and thrombotic responses differ in a murine model of partial and complete hindlimb ischemia/reperfusion
    Mark F Conrad
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the VA Boston Healthcare System, 02114, USA
    Surgery 138:375-81. 2005
    ..These experiments were designed to quantitatively compare the patterns of tissue thrombosis, cytokine response, and tissue viability in a murine model of partial (PI) versus complete hindlimb ischemia (CI), alone or with reperfusion (RE)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Hind limb ischemia-reperfusion in the leptin receptor deficient (db/db) mouse
    Fateh Entabi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Surg Res 139:97-105. 2007
    ..Experiments were designed to test the hypothesis that acute tissue injury in leptin receptor deficient (Db) diabetic (type2) mice would be more severe than in non-diabetic mice...
  39. 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...
  40. pmc Regional use of combined carotid endarterectomy/coronary artery bypass graft and the effect of patient risk
    Douglas W Jones
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:668-76. 2012
    ..We studied the use of CEA/CABG in New England and compared indications and outcomes, including stratification by risk, symptoms, and performing center...
  41. 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...
  42. doi 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...
  43. 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...
  44. doi request reprint Factors influencing the incidence of endovenous heat-induced thrombosis (EHIT)
    Soo J Rhee
    VeinSolutions of North Suburban Boston, Stoneham, MA, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 47:207-12. 2013
    ..Extension of thrombus from the great saphenous vein into the common femoral vein can be an early postprocedural complication of endothermal ablation (ETA)...
  45. 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, Mass Electronic address
    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...
  46. doi 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...
  47. doi request reprint Diagnostic strategies for the persistent sciatic artery
    Christopher J Abularrage
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 43:485-9. 2009
    ..We present a case of an 85-year-old female who was incidentally found to have a PSA aneurysm, and review the literature...
  48. doi request reprint A Risk Prediction Model for Determining Appropriateness of CEA in Patients with Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis
    Mark F Conrad
    From the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    Ann Surg 258:534-40. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to create a scoring system for prediction of 5-year survival after CEA that can be used to triage patients with ACAS...
  49. 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, Mass
    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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. ncbi request reprint Activation of fibrinolytic pathways is associated with duration of supraceliac aortic cross-clamping
    Benjamin E Haithcock
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Vasc Surg 40:325-33. 2004
    ..SC AXC for 30 minutes results in both clotting factor consumption and activation of fibrinolytic pathways. This study was undertaken to define the hemostatic alterations that occur with longer intervals of SC AXC...
  53. 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
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Outcome of carotid endarterectomy in African Americans: is race a factor?
    Mark F Conrad
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:129-37. 2003
    ..Thus the role of CEA in the treatment of extracranial carotid artery occlusive disease in black patients remains unclear. We undertook this study to determine the effect of black race on early and late outcome of CEA...
  55. ncbi request reprint Postoperative surveillance of differentiated thyroid carcinoma: a selective approach
    Mark F Conrad
    Department of Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Am Surg 69:244-50; discussion 250-1. 2003
    ..05) included tumor size and lymph node status. These data support a selective approach to the postoperative surveillance of DTC using Tg and PE to monitor low-risk patients and WBS for those with a higher risk of recurrence...
  56. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of catheter-directed thrombolysis to treat infrainguinal bypass graft occlusion: the urokinase era
    Mark F Conrad
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:1009-16. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to review the long-term results of catheter-directed thrombolysis in treatment of infrainguinal bypass graft occlusion...
  57. ncbi request reprint Impact of hypercalcemia and parathyroid hormone level on the sensitivity of preoperative sestamibi scanning for primary hyperparathyroidism
    Manesh Parikshak
    Department of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Am Surg 69:393-8; discussion 399. 2003
    ..Increasing acceptance of surgery for hyperparathyroidism with minimal hypercalcemia may make MIBI less attractive without ancillary diagnostic measures such as rapid parathormone assays...
  58. ncbi request reprint Safety and durability of redo carotid operation: an 11-year experience
    Jae Sung Cho
    Surgery A011, University of Pittsburgh, Presbyterian University Hospital, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:155-61. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the safety and durability of redo carotid operation (RCO) for recurrent stenosis...