Melina R Kibbe

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Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Techniques in endovascular aneurysm repair
    Sachin V Phade
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 979 East Third Street, Suite C 300, Chattanooga, TN 37404, USA
    Int J Vasc Med 2011:964250. 2011
  2. doi request reprint The art and science of publishing: reflections from editors of surgery journals
    Melina R Kibbe
    President of the Association for Academic Surgery 2012 2013 Associate Editor, Journal of Surgical Research Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    J Surg Res 186:7-15. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Effect of educational debt on career and quality of life among academic surgeons
    Melina R Kibbe
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Ann Surg 249:342-8. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Citric acid-based elastomers provide a biocompatible interface for vascular grafts
    Melina R Kibbe
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res A 93:314-24. 2010
  5. pmc Effect of nitric oxide on neointimal hyperplasia based on sex and hormone status
    Melissa E Hogg
    Division of Vascular Surgery and the Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 50:1065-74. 2011
  6. pmc Heightened efficacy of nitric oxide-based therapies in type II diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome
    Sadaf S Ahanchi
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine, Northwestern University, 201 E Huron St, Galter 10 105, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 295:H2388-98. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Eight-year institutional review of carotid artery stenting
    Mark K Eskandari
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:1145-51. 2010
  8. pmc Poly(diol-co-citrate)s as novel elastomeric perivascular wraps for the reduction of neointimal hyperplasia
    M Concepcion Serrano
    Biomedical Engineering Department, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Macromol Biosci 11:700-9. 2011
  9. pmc Nitric oxide and nanotechnology: a novel approach to inhibit neointimal hyperplasia
    Muneera R Kapadia
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, 201 E Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:173-82. 2008
  10. pmc Isopropylamine NONOate (IPA/NO) moderates neointimal hyperplasia following vascular injury
    Nick D Tsihlis
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:1248-59. 2010

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  1. pmc Techniques in endovascular aneurysm repair
    Sachin V Phade
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 979 East Third Street, Suite C 300, Chattanooga, TN 37404, USA
    Int J Vasc Med 2011:964250. 2011
    ....
  2. doi request reprint The art and science of publishing: reflections from editors of surgery journals
    Melina R Kibbe
    President of the Association for Academic Surgery 2012 2013 Associate Editor, Journal of Surgical Research Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    J Surg Res 186:7-15. 2014
    ..This review summarizes the contents of this AAS Presidential Session and provides information relevant for any academician, investigator, or scientist...
  3. doi request reprint Effect of educational debt on career and quality of life among academic surgeons
    Melina R Kibbe
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Ann Surg 249:342-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess indebtedness among academic surgeons and its repercussions on personal finances, quality of life, and career choices...
  4. doi request reprint Citric acid-based elastomers provide a biocompatible interface for vascular grafts
    Melina R Kibbe
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res A 93:314-24. 2010
    ..These findings are important as they will serve as the foundation for the development of a drug-eluting vascular graft...
  5. pmc Effect of nitric oxide on neointimal hyperplasia based on sex and hormone status
    Melissa E Hogg
    Division of Vascular Surgery and the Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 50:1065-74. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Heightened efficacy of nitric oxide-based therapies in type II diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome
    Sadaf S Ahanchi
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine, Northwestern University, 201 E Huron St, Galter 10 105, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 295:H2388-98. 2008
    ..This heightened efficacy may be secondary to greater inhibition of VSMC proliferation through cell cycle arrest and regulation of ROS expression, in addition to other possible unidentified mechanisms that deserve further exploration...
  7. doi request reprint Eight-year institutional review of carotid artery stenting
    Mark K Eskandari
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:1145-51. 2010
    ..Vascular surgeons have increasingly become proficient in carotid artery stenting (CAS) as an alternative treatment modality for cervical carotid artery occlusive disease. We analyzed our early and late outcomes of CAS over the last 8 years...
  8. pmc Poly(diol-co-citrate)s as novel elastomeric perivascular wraps for the reduction of neointimal hyperplasia
    M Concepcion Serrano
    Biomedical Engineering Department, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Macromol Biosci 11:700-9. 2011
    ..These elastomers also show promise for other cardiovascular pathologies where NO-based therapies could be beneficial...
  9. pmc Nitric oxide and nanotechnology: a novel approach to inhibit neointimal hyperplasia
    Muneera R Kapadia
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, 201 E Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:173-82. 2008
    ..Thus, the aim of this study was to evaluate the perivascular application of spontaneously self-assembling NO-releasing nanofiber gels. Our hypothesis was that this application would prevent neointimal hyperplasia...
  10. pmc Isopropylamine NONOate (IPA/NO) moderates neointimal hyperplasia following vascular injury
    Nick D Tsihlis
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:1248-59. 2010
    ..The aims of this study are to determine the effect of IPA/NO on endothelial and vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMC) in vitro and to determine if IPA/NO inhibits neointimal hyperplasia in vivo...
  11. pmc Insulin enhances the effect of nitric oxide at inhibiting neointimal hyperplasia in a rat model of type 1 diabetes
    Vinit N Varu
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 299:H772-9. 2010
    ..Thus insulin may play a role in regulating the downstream beneficial effects of NO in the vasculature...
  12. pmc Antioxidants modulate the antiproliferative effects of nitric oxide on vascular smooth muscle cells and adventitial fibroblasts by regulating oxidative stress
    Elaine K Gregory
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg 202:536-40. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of AA on SNO-mediated NO release, proliferation, cell cycle progression, cell death, and oxidative stress in vascular cells...
  13. doi request reprint Nitric oxide decreases activity and levels of the 11S proteasome activator PA28 in the vasculature
    Nick D Tsihlis
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, IL 60611, USA
    Nitric Oxide 27:50-8. 2012
    ..Since the PA28 subunits are involved in the breakdown of peptides during inflammation, PA28 inhibition may be one mechanism by which NO inhibits neointimal hyperplasia...
  14. doi request reprint An evaluation of gender and racial disparity in the decision to treat surgically arterial disease
    Daniel J Amaranto
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:1340-7. 2009
    ..In 1994, our hospital reported a significant gender disparity in the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD). The objective of this study was to determine if this gender-based treatment disparity still persists after 15 years...
  15. doi request reprint Nitric oxide inhibits vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation and neointimal hyperplasia by increasing the ubiquitination and degradation of UbcH10
    Nick D Tsihlis
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair, 650, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Cell Biochem Biophys 60:89-97. 2011
    ..These changes in UbcH10 levels correlate with VSMC proliferation and neointimal hyperplasia, making UbcH10 a promising therapeutic target for inhibiting this proliferative disease...
  16. pmc Adventitial contributions of the extracellular signal-regulated kinase and Akt pathways to neointimal hyperplasia
    George E Havelka
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, and Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Surg 202:515-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize the effect of sex, hormones, and NO on the extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK) and Akt signaling pathways after arterial injury...
  17. doi request reprint Late abdominal aortic endograft explants: indications and outcomes
    Sachin V Phade
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Surgery 150:788-95. 2011
    ..Despite advances in endoluminal salvage for failed endografts, certain circumstances necessitate open endovascular abdominal aneurysm repair (EVAR) conversion. We review the indications for and outcomes after late EVAR explants...
  18. pmc Nitric oxide may inhibit neointimal hyperplasia by decreasing isopeptidase T levels and activity in the vasculature
    Nick D Tsihlis
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 58:179-86. 2013
    ..Because accumulation of polyubiquitin chains inhibits the 26S proteasome, this may be one mechanism through which NO prevents neointimal hyperplasia...
  19. pmc Does a contralateral carotid occlusion adversely impact carotid artery stenting outcomes?
    Mark L Keldahl
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 26:40-5. 2012
    ..A preexisting contralateral carotid artery occlusion has been described as a risk factor for inferior outcomes after carotid endarterectomy, but its impact on CAS outcomes is less understood...
  20. pmc Nitric oxide is less effective at inhibiting neointimal hyperplasia in spontaneously hypertensive rats
    Nick D Tsihlis
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, United States Institute for BioNanotechnology, Medicine Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, United States
    Nitric Oxide 35:165-74. 2013
    ..These data will help to develop novel NO-based therapies that will be equally effective in both normotensive and hypertensive patient populations. ..
  21. doi request reprint Biodegradable nitric oxide-releasing poly(diol citrate) elastomers
    Haichao Zhao
    Biomedical Engineering Department, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res A 93:356-63. 2010
    ..In conclusion, these novel diazeniumdiolated polyester elastomers may be useful in medical devices that require blood contact or control of cell proliferation...
  22. doi request reprint Are carotid stent fractures clinically significant?
    Manuel Garcia-Toca
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 35:263-7. 2012
    ..Late stent fatigue is a known complication after carotid artery stenting (CAS) for cervical carotid occlusive disease. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and clinical significance of carotid stent fractures...
  23. doi request reprint Secondary interventions after elective thoracic endovascular aortic repair for degenerative aneurysms
    Cheong J Lee
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisc, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:1269-74. 2013
    ..We assessed the incidence and outcomes of graft-related secondary interventions (ie, open conversion or proximal or distal extensions) after elective thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) for aneurysmal disease...
  24. pmc A randomized, controlled pilot study of autologous CD34+ cell therapy for critical limb ischemia
    Douglas W Losordo
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 5:821-30. 2012
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Stepwise age-related outcomes of elective endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: 11-year institutional review
    Mila H Ju
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 23:280-90. 2011
    ..Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms (EVAR) has largely supplanted open surgery over the past 2 decades. Faced with an aging population, the outcomes of EVAR among various age groups were examined...
  26. pmc The role of estrogen receptor α and β in regulating vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation is based on sex
    Melissa E Hogg
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Surg Res 173:e1-10. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of estrogen receptor (ER) in mediating proliferation in male and female VSMC...
  27. doi request reprint Carotid stenting using tapered and nontapered stents: associated neurological complications and restenosis rates
    Katherine E Brown
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 23:439-45. 2009
    ..NTS. Early CAS outcomes between TS and NTS are comparable. In contrast, self-expanding nitinol TS may have a lower incidence of significant restenosis or asymptomatic occlusion when compared to NTS...
  28. ncbi request reprint Endovascular repair of blunt traumatic thoracic aortic injuries: seven-year single-center experience
    Manuel Garcia-Toca
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Surg 145:679-83. 2010
    ..Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) for acute blunt thoracic aortic injury has good early and mid-term results...
  29. doi request reprint Normal preoperative white blood cell count is predictive of outcomes for endovascular procedures
    Daniel J Amaranto
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:1395-1403.e2. 2011
    ..Thus, the objective of this study is to determine if a WBC within the normal range is predictive of outcomes following vascular interventions...
  30. pmc Nitric oxide delivery via a permeable balloon catheter inhibits neointimal growth after arterial injury
    George E Havelka
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Surg Res 180:35-42. 2013
    ..Our hypothesis is that ultra-short duration NO delivery using a permeable balloon catheter will inhibit neointimal hyperplasia...
  31. doi request reprint Differential effect of nutritional status on vascular surgery outcomes in a Veterans Affairs versus private hospital setting
    Laura T Boitano
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg 204:e27-37. 2012
    ....
  32. pmc Insights into the effect of nitric oxide and its metabolites nitrite and nitrate at inhibiting neointimal hyperplasia
    Ashley K Vavra
    Division of Vascular Surgery, and Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, United States
    Nitric Oxide 25:22-30. 2011
    ..Given the short half-life of NO release from PROLI/NO, our goal was to determine if inhibition of neointimal hyperplasia by PROLI/NO was due to NO, or its metabolites nitrite and nitrate...
  33. doi request reprint Basic science review: nitric oxide--releasing prosthetic materials
    Vinit N Varu
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 43:121-31. 2009
    ....
  34. pmc Beneficial effect of a short-acting NO donor for the prevention of neointimal hyperplasia
    Charles G Pearce
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 44:73-81. 2008
    ....
  35. pmc Nitric oxide differentially affects ERK and Akt in type 1 and type 2 diabetic rats
    Monica P Rodriguez
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Surg Res 183:944-51. 2013
    ..Insulin signaling is mediated by the ERK and Akt pathways, and thus we hypothesized that NO differentially affects ERK and Akt activity in type 1 versus type 2 diabetic rats...
  36. pmc Early versus delayed carotid endarterectomy in symptomatic patients
    Suman Annambhotla
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:1296-302; discussion 1302. 2012
    ..In an effort to preserve cerebral function, urgent early CEA has been recommended in many circumstances. We analyzed outcomes of different time intervals in early CEA in comparison with delayed treatment...
  37. doi request reprint Modified prosthetic vascular conduits
    Muneera R Kapadia
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of Vascular Surgery, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Circulation 117:1873-82. 2008
    ..This review describes common prosthetic materials, as well as approaches currently in use and under investigation to modify and improve prosthetic conduits for bypass grafting in an effort to improve graft patency rates...
  38. pmc Nitric oxide increases lysine 48-linked ubiquitination following arterial injury
    Chris S Oustwani
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Surg Res 170:e169-77. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to characterize the effect of arterial injury and NO on K48- or K63-linked ubiquitination of cellular proteins...
  39. ncbi request reprint Clinical science review article: understanding the implications of diabetes on the vascular system
    Zachary M Emond
    Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 45:481-9. 2011
    ..In this review, we will illustrate how diabetes affects the vasculature and how the molecular and cellular derangements that occur in diabetic environments lead to these pathophysiologic consequences...
  40. pmc Regulation of reactive oxygen species by p53: implications for nitric oxide-mediated apoptosis
    Daniel A Popowich
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern Univ, 676 N St Clair, no 650, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 298:H2192-200. 2010
    ..This research demonstrates that p53 has antioxidant functions in stressed cells and also suggests that p53 has antiapoptotic properties...
  41. doi request reprint Nitric oxide regulates the 26S proteasome in vascular smooth muscle cells
    Muneera R Kapadia
    Division of Vascular Surgery and the Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair Street 650, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Nitric Oxide 20:279-88. 2009
    ..This may be one mechanism by which NO exerts its effects on the cell cycle and inhibits cellular proliferation in the vasculature...
  42. doi request reprint Isolated gastrocnemius and soleal vein thrombosis: should these patients receive therapeutic anticoagulation?
    Timothy B Lautz
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Surg 251:735-42. 2010
    ..To determine the incidence of isolated gastrocnemius and soleal vein thrombosis (IGSVT) and the effect of anticoagulation on venous thromboembolism (VTE) events in patients with IGSVT...
  43. doi request reprint Critical limb ischemia
    Vinit N Varu
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:230-41. 2010
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Secondary infections of thoracic and abdominal aortic endografts
    Kamaldeep S Heyer
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 201 E Huron St, Galter 10 105, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 20:173-9. 2009
    ..To review several cases of stent-graft infection with respective outcomes to identify clinical presentations and responses to treatment options...
  45. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of aortitis with early aneurysmal dilation
    Cheong J Lee
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
    Ann Vasc Surg 28:568-74. 2014
    ..Surgery is most often performed when significant aneurysmal changes have already occurred. Outcomes of early surgical management of aortitis with early aneurysmal dilation have not been reported previously...
  46. pmc Role of metabolic environment on nitric oxide mediated inhibition of neointimal hyperplasia in type 1 and type 2 diabetes
    Monica P Rodriguez
    Division of Vascular Surgery, and Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, United States Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Chicago, IL, United States
    Nitric Oxide 36:67-75. 2014
    ..A greater understanding of how the metabolic environment may impact the efficacy of NO may lead to the development of more effective NO-based therapies for patients with diabetes. ..
  47. doi request reprint Evaluation of hyperspectral technology for assessing the presence and severity of peripheral artery disease
    Jason A Chin
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:1679-88. 2011
    ..The aims of this study were to determine if hyperspectral imaging could accurately assess the presence or absence of PAD and accurately predict PAD severity...
  48. doi request reprint The vascular adventitia: its role in the arterial injury response
    George E Havelka
    Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 45:381-90. 2011
    ..This review will summarize recent findings on the active role the adventitia plays toward the development of neointimal hyperplasia...
  49. ncbi request reprint Engineering biodegradable polyester elastomers with antioxidant properties to attenuate oxidative stress in tissues
    Robert Van Lith
    Biomedical Engineering Department, Northwestern University, Evanston IL 60208, USA
    Biomaterials 35:8113-22. 2014
    ..This biodegradable, intrinsically antioxidant polymer may be useful for tissue engineering application where oxidative stress is a concern. ..
  50. ncbi request reprint A reproducible porcine ePTFE arterial bypass model for neointimal hyperplasia
    Muneera R Kapadia
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Surg Res 148:230-7. 2008
    ..To develop therapies that can improve upon current prosthetic vascular bypass grafting, a large animal model of prosthetic bypass grafting that results in reproducible neointimal hyperplasia is necessary...
  51. ncbi request reprint Early results with use of gracilis muscle flap coverage of infected groin wounds after vascular surgery
    Mark D Morasch
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Suite 10 105, 201 E Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:1277-83. 2004
    ..We prefer to use pedicled gracilis muscle flaps (PGMFs) to cover problematic groin wounds when more conventional management is not possible...
  52. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous drainage and explanation of an infected aortic endoluminal stent graft
    Kyle H Mueller
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 17:550-3. 2003
    ..This case report describes an early infection of an endoluminal aortic stent graft treated initially with percutaneous drainage and ultimately with staged extraanatomic bypass and graft explantation...
  53. ncbi request reprint Restenosis after carotid stent placement in patients with previous neck irradiation or endarterectomy
    Mark K Eskandari
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 201 East Huron Street, Galter 10 105, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 18:1368-74. 2007
    ..Early outcomes and restenosis rates in these patients were analyzed and compared with those in de novo lesions...
  54. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Mark D Morasch
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 40:12-6. 2004
    ..A comparison of Excluder endograft deployment with femoral artery cutdown (FAC) versus percutaneous femoral access (PFA) for treatment of infrarenal AAA was undertaken...
  55. ncbi request reprint Technical limitations of carotid filter embolic protection devices
    Mark K Eskandari
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 201 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 21:403-7. 2007
    ..Switching to a distal balloon occlusion system, which is well tolerated, may be preferred to unprotected predilation. Practitioners of CAS should be versed in both...
  56. pmc Carotid stenting done exclusively by vascular surgeons: first 175 cases
    Mark K Eskandari
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Surg 242:431-6; discussion 436-8. 2005
    ..Reported are our 30-day and midterm outcomes of CAS...
  57. doi request reprint Gender differences in cholesterol-lowering medication prescribing in peripheral artery disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Vasc Med 16:428-35. 2011
    ..Despite greater increases in LDL-C-lowering medication among female PAD patients, there was no difference in the degree of LDL-C lowering during the study between men and women with PAD...
  58. doi request reprint Women and peripheral arterial disease
    Ashley K Vavra
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 5:669-83. 2009
    ..This review will focus on the differences in peripheral arterial disease based on gender and how these differences can affect the presentation, diagnosis and treatment of peripheral arterial disease in women...
  59. ncbi request reprint Decreased incidence of left common iliac vein compression in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Natalie C Moreland
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 44:595-600. 2006
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Carotid artery stenting in octogenarians: is it too risky?
    G Matthew Longo
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 19:812-6. 2005
    ..Vascular surgeons facile at CAS should expect 30-day results comparable to CEA in all age groups. Octogenarians, whether symptomatic or asymptomatic, should not be denied this form of treatment...
  61. ncbi request reprint Endovascular repair of thoracic aortic pathology with custom-made devices
    Brian G Peterson
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Surgery 138:598-605; discussion 605. 2005
    ..Technical feasibility, durability, and safety of custom-made stent-grafts for the treatment of TAAs and dissections are evaluated...
  62. ncbi request reprint The Gore Excluder US multi-center trial: analysis of adverse events at 2 years
    Melina R Kibbe
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, 201 E Huron, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 16:144-50. 2003
    ..The Excluder endograft is a safe and effective treatment compared with open surgical repair for infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms with appropriate anatomy...
  63. ncbi request reprint Duplex ultrasound remains a reliable test even after carotid stenting
    Brian G Peterson
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 19:793-7. 2005
    ....
  64. doi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease in women
    Victoria J Teodorescu
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:18S-26S. 2013
    ..Little data exist with respect to PAD in women. The goal of this review is to highlight what is known about gender-related differences for PAD...
  65. ncbi request reprint Nitric oxide: what a vascular surgeon needs to know
    Daniel A Popowich
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Vascular 15:324-35. 2007
    ....
  66. doi request reprint Prevention of thromboembolic events in surgical patients through the creation and implementation of a computerized risk assessment program
    Sarah Jane Novis
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:648-54. 2010
    ..Thus, the objective of this study was to develop and implement a computerized DVT risk assessment program in the electronic medical record and determine its effect on compliance with DVT prophylaxis guidelines...
  67. ncbi request reprint Aneurysms of the carotid artery
    G Matthew Longo
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 18:178-83. 2005
    ..This article outlines the etiology, new diagnostic modalities, and treatment of aneurysms of the carotid artery...
  68. doi request reprint How is the Department of Veterans Affairs addressing the new Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education intern work hour limitations? Solutions from the Association of Veterans Affairs Surgeons
    Amanda V Hayman
    Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg 204:655-62. 2012
    ..This article offers approaches and potential solutions to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education regulations used by different surgery programs throughout the country that are applicable to the VA training environment...
  69. doi request reprint Carotid artery stenting compared to carotid endarterectomy performed exclusively in a veteran population: one center's experience with midterm results
    Katherine E Brown
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Surg 248:110-6. 2008
    ..To evaluate a single center's experience with carotid artery stenting (CAS) and carotid endarterectomy (CEA) performed by vascular surgeons in an entirely veteran population...
  70. ncbi request reprint Iliac vein compression in an asymptomatic patient population
    Melina R Kibbe
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:937-43. 2004
    ..Therefore the purpose of this descriptive anatomic study was to determine the incidence of left common iliac vein compression in an asymptomatic population...
  71. ncbi request reprint Can screening for genetic markers improve peripheral artery bypass patency?
    Melina R Kibbe
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Vasc Surg 36:1198-206. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effect of these mutations on patency of peripheral bypass procedures and preoperative and postoperative thromboembolic events...
  72. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: techniques and outcomes
    Melissa E Hogg
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Nothwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Vascular 14:270-81. 2006
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  73. ncbi request reprint Delayed presentation of a posttraumatic superficial femoral artery pseudoaneurysm
    Stefano Schena
    University of Illinois at Chicago and Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:250-1. 2006
  74. ncbi request reprint Bare metal stent infections: case report and review of the literature
    Melissa E Hogg
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:813-20. 2007
    ..Overall, this article highlights the need to have a high index of suspicion of bare metal stent infection, since prompt diagnosis and treatment can ultimately decrease the morbidity and mortality associated with this devastating problem...
  75. ncbi request reprint Mesenteric ischemia
    Michael Ujiki
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 17:309-18. 2005
    ..This review summarizes the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment options, including both open and endovascular approaches, for acute and chronic mesenteric ischemia...
  76. ncbi request reprint Endoluminal repair of an acute aorto-left renal vein fistula
    Raymond M Shaheen
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Surgery 138:109-10. 2005

Research Grants2

  1. Nitric oxide eluting therapies for vascular surgery
    Melina Kibbe; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The data from this study will serve as the basis for further studies of NO-mediated inhibition of neointimal hyperplasia. (End of Abstract) ..