C K Zarins

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Expression of TGF-beta1 and beta3 but not apoptosis factors relates to flow-induced aortic enlargement
    Chengpei Xu
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 2:11. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Aneurysm enlargement following endovascular aneurysm repair: AneuRx clinical trial
    Christopher K Zarins
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive H3642, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:109-17. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Endovascular device design in the future: transformation from trial and error to computational design
    Christopher K Zarins
    Stanford University School of Medicine and School of Engineering, Stanford, California, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 16:I12-21. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Endovascular aneurysm repair at 5 years: Does aneurysm diameter predict outcome?
    Christopher K Zarins
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5450, USA
    J Vasc Surg 44:920-29; discussion 929-31. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Endovascular repair or surveillance of patients with small AAA
    C K Zarins
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5642, USA
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 29:496-503; discussion 504. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Stent graft migration after endovascular aneurysm repair: importance of proximal fixation
    Christopher K Zarins
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, H3642, Stanford, CA 94305 5642
    J Vasc Surg 38:1264-72; discussion 1272. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term outcome following endovascular aneurysm repair. How does it compare to open surgery?
    C K Zarins
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University, Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305 5642, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 45:321-33. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Stent-graft migration: how do we know when we have it and what is its significance?
    Christopher K Zarins
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305 5450, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 11:364-5. 2004
  9. pmc A tribute to David B. Skinner, M.D
    Christopher K Zarins
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medicval Center, Rm H3642, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 5642, USA
    Ann Surg 238:157-9. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Explant analysis of AneuRx stent grafts: relationship between structural findings and clinical outcome
    Christopher K Zarins
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Health Research and Policy, Stanford University Medical Center, CA 94305 5642, USA
    J Vasc Surg 40:1-11. 2004

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Publications104 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Expression of TGF-beta1 and beta3 but not apoptosis factors relates to flow-induced aortic enlargement
    Chengpei Xu
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 2:11. 2002
    ..Cell proliferation and apoptosis are both involved in arterial wall remodeling. Increase in blood flow induces arterial enlargement. The molecular basis of flow-induced remodeling in large elastic arteries is largely unknown...
  2. ncbi request reprint Aneurysm enlargement following endovascular aneurysm repair: AneuRx clinical trial
    Christopher K Zarins
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive H3642, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:109-17. 2004
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  3. doi request reprint Endovascular device design in the future: transformation from trial and error to computational design
    Christopher K Zarins
    Stanford University School of Medicine and School of Engineering, Stanford, California, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 16:I12-21. 2009
    ..Utilization of computational design methodology that takes into consideration the physiology of the cardiovascular system will improve future endovascular devices so that they are safer and more effective and durable...
  4. ncbi request reprint Endovascular aneurysm repair at 5 years: Does aneurysm diameter predict outcome?
    Christopher K Zarins
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5450, USA
    J Vasc Surg 44:920-29; discussion 929-31. 2006
    ..We studied the outcome of endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) as a function of preoperative aneurysm diameter to determine the relationship between aneurysm size and long-term outcome of endovascular repair...
  5. ncbi request reprint Endovascular repair or surveillance of patients with small AAA
    C K Zarins
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5642, USA
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 29:496-503; discussion 504. 2005
    ..To compare the outcome of patients with small abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) treated in a prospective trial of endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) to patients randomized to the surveillance arm of the UK Small Aneurysm Trial...
  6. ncbi request reprint Stent graft migration after endovascular aneurysm repair: importance of proximal fixation
    Christopher K Zarins
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, H3642, Stanford, CA 94305 5642
    J Vasc Surg 38:1264-72; discussion 1272. 2003
    ..We reviewed the incidence of stent-graft migration after endovascular aneurysm repair in a prospective multicenter trial and identified factors that may predispose to such migration...
  7. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term outcome following endovascular aneurysm repair. How does it compare to open surgery?
    C K Zarins
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University, Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305 5642, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 45:321-33. 2004
    ..Short and long-term outcomes following endovascular repair compare favorably to open repair. However, prospective studies are needed to better define the long-term outcomes using comparable endpoints...
  8. ncbi request reprint Stent-graft migration: how do we know when we have it and what is its significance?
    Christopher K Zarins
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305 5450, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 11:364-5. 2004
  9. pmc A tribute to David B. Skinner, M.D
    Christopher K Zarins
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medicval Center, Rm H3642, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 5642, USA
    Ann Surg 238:157-9. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Explant analysis of AneuRx stent grafts: relationship between structural findings and clinical outcome
    Christopher K Zarins
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Health Research and Policy, Stanford University Medical Center, CA 94305 5642, USA
    J Vasc Surg 40:1-11. 2004
    ..We reviewed the structural findings of explanted AneuRx stent grafts used to treat abdominal aortic aneurysms, and relate the findings to clinical outcome measures...
  11. ncbi request reprint Introduction of endovascular aneurysm repair into community practice: initial results with a new Food and Drug Administration-approved device
    Christopher K Zarins
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Vasc Surg 36:226-32; discussion 232-3. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the outcome of endovascular aneurysm repair in a defined geographic region during the first 2 years after Food and Drug Administration approval of a new endovascular device...
  12. pmc Will endovascular repair replace open surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair?
    C K Zarins
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, California 94305 5642, USA
    Ann Surg 232:501-7. 2000
    ..To evaluate of the impact of endovascular aneurysm repair on the rate of open surgical repair and on the overall treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs)...
  13. ncbi request reprint The US AneuRx Clinical Trial: 6-year clinical update 2002
    Christopher K Zarins
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305 5642, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:904-8. 2003
    ..5% of patients. These results provide evidence that the AneuRx Stent Graft System continues to be a safe and effective treatment option for appropriately selected patients with infrarenal abdominal aneurysms...
  14. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerotic enlargement of the human abdominal aorta
    C K Zarins
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Suite H 3600, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305 5642, USA
    Atherosclerosis 155:157-64. 2001
    ..These changes may be predisposing factors for the preferential development of subsequent aneurysmal dilation in the abdominal aorta...
  15. ncbi request reprint Impact of aortoiliac tortuosity on endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms: evaluation of 3D computer-based assessment
    Y G Wolf
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, California 94305-5642, USA
    J Vasc Surg 34:594-9. 2001
    ..Computer-based 3D measurement of aortoiliac tortuosity is feasible and clinically meaningful. Its ultimate role in relation to human assessment must be further defined in future studies...
  16. ncbi request reprint The AneuRx stent graft: four-year results and worldwide experience 2000
    C K Zarins
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305-5642, USA
    J Vasc Surg 33:S135-45. 2001
    ..The device was effective in preventing aneurysm rupture in 99.5% of patients over a 3-year period. The overall patient survival rate was 93% at 1 year and 86% at 3 years...
  17. ncbi request reprint Eccentric stent graft compression: an indicator of insecure proximal fixation of aortic stent graft
    Y G Wolf
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, CA 94305-5642, USA
    J Vasc Surg 33:481-7. 2001
    ..They are less useful for assessment of migration...
  18. ncbi request reprint Outcome after unilateral hypogastric artery occlusion during endovascular aneurysm repair
    W A Lee
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 33:921-6. 2001
    ..Although most patients with symptoms have some improvement, none return to their baseline level of activity. Despite this, all patients in retrospect would again choose endovascular repair over conventional open repair...
  19. pmc Preliminary 3D computational analysis of the relationship between aortic displacement force and direction of endograft movement
    C Alberto Figueroa
    Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:1488-97; discussion 1497. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine whether the direction of aortic endograft movement as observed in follow-up computed tomography (CT) scans is related to the directional displacement force acting on the endograft...
  20. doi request reprint Open surgical repair after failed endovascular aneurysm repair: is endograft removal necessary?
    David Nabi
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305 5431, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:714-21. 2009
    ..We have used an alternative strategy focused on limiting the magnitude of surgical repair by preserving the functioning portion of the endograft and avoiding aortic cross-clamping, when possible...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prediction of aortoiliac stent-graft length: comparison of measurement methods
    M Tillich
    Department of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, S-072B, 300 Pasteur Dr, Stanford, CA 94305-5105, USA
    Radiology 220:475-83. 2001
    ..001), and IUW (P <.001). CONCLUSION: The shortest aortoiliac path length maintaining at least one radius distance from the vessel wall most accurately enabled stent-graft length prediction for 31 AneuRx and two Excluder stent-grafts...
  22. ncbi request reprint Impact of endovascular repair on open aortic aneurysm surgical training
    F R Arko
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305-5642, USA
    J Vasc Surg 34:885-91. 2001
    ..Although the number of open aneurysm repairs has remained the same, the complexity of the open aneurysm experience has increased significantly for vascular fellows in training...
  23. ncbi request reprint Type-II endoleaks following endovascular AAA repair: preoperative predictors and long-term effects
    F R Arko
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, California 94305, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 8:503-10. 2001
    ..Patients with a large, patent IMA, or >2 lumbar arteries on preoperative CT angiography are at higher risk for persistent type-II endoleaks...
  24. ncbi request reprint Does complete aneurysm exclusion ensure long-term success after endovascular repair?
    W A Lee
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 7:494-500. 2000
    ..To examine whether complete aneurysm exclusion is a reliable marker for successful long-term endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair...
  25. ncbi request reprint Arterial enlargement in response to high flow requires early expression of matrix metalloproteinases to degrade extracellular matrix
    Eiketsu Sho
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5642, USA
    Exp Mol Pathol 73:142-53. 2002
    ..The disproportional increase in MT1-MMP and TIMP-2 might contribute to MMP-2 activation. Egr-1 and TGF-beta1 might play important roles in this process...
  26. pmc Magnitude and direction of pulsatile displacement forces acting on thoracic aortic endografts
    C Alberto Figueroa
    Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 16:350-8. 2009
    ..To assess 3-dimensional (3D) pulsatile displacement forces (DF) acting on thoracic endografts using 3D computational techniques...
  27. ncbi request reprint Iliac fixation length and resistance to in-vivo stent-graft displacement
    Frank R Arko
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford University, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:664-71. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the importance of iliac fixation in preventing longitudinal in vivo device displacement of a modular, externally supported stent graft...
  28. doi request reprint Lateral movement of endografts within the aneurysm sac is an indicator of stent-graft instability
    Benjamin Y Rafii
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 15:335-43. 2008
    ..To determine if lateral movement of an aortic endograft 1 year following endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair is an indicator of endograft instability and can serve as a predictor of late adverse events...
  29. ncbi request reprint Iliac fixation inhibits migration of both suprarenal and infrarenal aortic endografts
    Peyman Benharash
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5431, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:250-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate the role of iliac fixation in preventing migration of suprarenal and infrarenal aortic endografts...
  30. ncbi request reprint In vivo validation of numerical prediction of blood flow in arterial bypass grafts
    Joy P Ku
    Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, CA 94305 3030, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 30:743-52. 2002
    ..6% of the experimental data. The average absolute difference in the bypass-to-inlet blood flow ratio was 5.4 +/- 2.8%. For the aorta-to-inlet blood flow ratio, the average absolute difference was 6.0 +/- 3.3%...
  31. pmc Effect of curvature on displacement forces acting on aortic endografts: a 3-dimensional computational analysis
    C Alberto Figueroa
    Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 16:284-94. 2009
    ..To determine the effect of curvature on the magnitude and direction of displacement forces acting on aortic endografts in 3-dimensional (3D) computational models...
  32. ncbi request reprint Intermittent short-duration exposure to low wall shear stress induces intimal thickening in arteries exposed to chronic high shear stress
    Hiroshi Nanjo
    The Second Department of Pathology, Akita University School of Medicine, Akita 010 8543, Japan
    Exp Mol Pathol 80:38-45. 2006
    ..This experiment suggests that a threshold value of 5 dyn/cm(2) may be needed in order to initiate and sustain the intimal thickening response...
  33. ncbi request reprint Subnormal shear stress-induced intimal thickening requires medial smooth muscle cell proliferation and migration
    Mien Sho
    Second Department of Pathology, Akita University School of Medicine, Akita 010 8543, Japan
    Exp Mol Pathol 72:150-60. 2002
    ..This study demonstrates that the medial SMCs are the predominant cells in subnormal WSS-induced intimal thickening. Early expression of TGF-beta1 may play an important role in the process of intimal thickening...
  34. ncbi request reprint Late endoleak after endovascular repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm with multiple proximal extender cuffs
    Yehuda G Wolf
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, CA 94305 5642, USA
    J Vasc Surg 35:580-3. 2002
    ..The patient has been subsequently followed for 6 months and has had no endoleak or symptoms, and aortic diameter has decreased once again to 55 mm...
  35. ncbi request reprint Increased anterior abdominal aortic wall motion: possible role in aneurysm pathogenesis and design of endovascular devices
    Craig J Goergen
    Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University, CA 94305 5431, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 14:574-84. 2007
    ..To determine whether variations in aortic wall motion exist in mammalian species other than humans and to consider the potential implications of such variations...
  36. ncbi request reprint Relative contribution of wall shear stress and injury in experimental intimal thickening at PTFE end-to-side arterial anastomoses
    Francis Loth
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    J Biomech Eng 124:44-51. 2002
    ..This study was designed to examine the relative contribution of wall shear stress and injury to the induction of IHT at defined regions of experimental end-to-side prosthetic anastomoses...
  37. ncbi request reprint Institutional peer review can reduce the risk and cost of carotid endarterectomy
    I V Olcott C
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Mail Stop H3636, Stanford, CA 94305 5642, USA
    Arch Surg 135:939-42. 2000
    ..Surgeon-directed institutional peer review, associated with positive physician feedback, can decrease the morbidity and mortality rates associated with carotid endarterectomy...
  38. ncbi request reprint Aneurysmal and occlusive atherosclerosis of the human abdominal aorta
    C Xu
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 33:91-6. 2001
    ..Plaque deposits without media thinning, without loss of elastic lamellae, and without artery wall dilation may predispose the aorta, in the event of continuing plaque accumulation, to the development of lumen stenosis...
  39. ncbi request reprint Aortoiliac angulation and the need for secondary procedures to secure stent graft fixation: which angle is important?
    K A Filis
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Hospital, CA, USA
    Int Angiol 21:349-54. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to quantify the degree of aortoiliac tortuosity and determine the relationship between aortoiliac angulation and the need for a secondary procedure following endovascular repair...
  40. ncbi request reprint Increased flexibility of AneuRx stent-graft reduces need for secondary intervention following endovascular aneurysm repair
    F R Arko
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, California 94305, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 8:583-91. 2001
    ..However, increasing the flexibility of the bifurcated module significantly improved the primary success rate by reducing the need for subsequent secondary interventions...
  41. ncbi request reprint "Pseudoendoleak"--residual intrasaccular contrast after endovascular stent-graft repair
    W Anthony Lee
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University, California, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 9:119-23. 2002
    ..To present a unique demonstration of postoperative perigraft contrast masquerading as an endoleak following endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair...
  42. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair with the AneuRx stent graft
    Yehuda G Wolf
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Hospital Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 5642, USA
    J Vasc Surg 35:882-6. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate gender differences in the selection, procedure, and outcome of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR)...
  43. ncbi request reprint The importance of iliac fixation in prevention of stent graft migration
    Maarit A Heikkinen
    Department of Surgery, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Vasc Surg 43:1130-7; discussion 1137. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the relative importance of distal iliac fixation in preventing endograft migration and adverse clinical events after endovascular aneurysm repair...
  44. doi request reprint EVAR deployment in anatomically challenging necks outside the IFU
    J T Lee
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 46:65-73. 2013
    ..We examined whether placement of approved devices in short angled necks provides acceptable durability at early and intermediate time points...
  45. ncbi request reprint Endovascular proximal control of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms: the internal aortic clamp
    A N Assar
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Stanford, University Medical Center Stanford, CA, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 50:381-5. 2009
    ..This review aimed at providing an up-to-date overview of the current knowledge concerning endovascular proximal aortic control using an AOB with emphasis on the rationale, position, benefits, and drawbacks of its use...
  46. ncbi request reprint Predictive medicine: computational techniques in therapeutic decision-making
    C A Taylor
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Comput Aided Surg 4:231-47. 1999
    ..This system is applied to the evaluation of alternate, patient-specific treatments for a case of lower extremity occlusive cardiovascular disease...
  47. doi request reprint Endovascular repair compared with surveillance for patients with small abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Kenneth Ouriel
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Columbia University and NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:1081-7. 2010
    ..Endovascular repair has been shown to be safer than open surgical repair in patients with large aneurysms, prompting a randomized trial of early endovascular repair vs surveillance in patients with small aneurysms...
  48. ncbi request reprint What is the significance of endoleaks and endotension
    Maarit A Heikkinen
    Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, H3600, Stanford, CA 94305 5642, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 84:1337-52, vii. 2004
    ..The risk of conversion should be weighed against the risk of aneurysm rupture. Treatment of type II endoleaks and endotension is more controversial. In those with aneurysm enlargement,secondary interventions are often performed...
  49. doi request reprint Carotid revascularization using endarterectomy or stenting systems (CaRESS): 4-year outcomes
    Christopher K Zarins
    Stanford University, Stanford, Torrance, California, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 16:397-409. 2009
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative colon mucosal oxygen saturation during aortic surgery
    Eugene S Lee
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis, California 95817, USA
    J Surg Res 136:19-24. 2006
    ..Colonic ischemia after aortic reconstruction is a devastating complication with high mortality rates. This study evaluates whether Colon Mucosal Oxygen Saturation (CMOS) correlates with colon ischemia during aortic surgery...
  51. ncbi request reprint Endograft technology: highlights of the past 10 years
    Thomas J Fogarty
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 11:II192-9. 2004
    ..Although research continues to search for solutions to the problems of endoleak and migration, long-term results even with the earlier second and third-generation devices are better than has been achieved with open surgical repair...
  52. ncbi request reprint Quantification of vessel wall cyclic strain using cine phase contrast magnetic resonance imaging
    Mary T Draney
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 30:1033-45. 2002
    ..Results demonstrated nonuniform deformation and circumferential variation in cyclic strain, with a peak average strain of 0.08 +/- 0.11...
  53. ncbi request reprint Measurement of vessel wall strain using cine phase contrast MRI
    Kristin L Wedding
    Department of Radiology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94304, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 15:418-28. 2002
    ..To determine the feasibility of using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to non-invasively measure strain in the aortic wall...
  54. ncbi request reprint Changes in aneurysm volume after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Yehuda G Wolf
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Vasc Surg 36:305-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to define changes in aneurysm volume after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm...
  55. ncbi request reprint The first 150 endovascular AAA repairs at a single institution: how steep is the learning curve?
    W Anthony Lee
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive H 3638, Stanford, CA 94305 5642, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 9:269-76. 2002
    ..To determine whether increasing experience with endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair in a single institution will result in improved outcome...
  56. ncbi request reprint Outcome of open versus endovascular revascularization for chronic mesenteric ischemia: review of comparative studies
    A N Assar
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 50:509-14. 2009
    ..Randomized controlled studies are needed to compare the long-term durability and efficacy of ER to those of OR...
  57. doi request reprint Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm: a surgical emergency with many clinical presentations
    A N Assar
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94305 5431, USA
    Postgrad Med J 85:268-73. 2009
    ..This article reviews the different sites of rupture of infrarenal AAA and explores the evidence behind the various clinical presentations seen in patients with ruptured AAA...
  58. ncbi request reprint Vascular complications in high-performance athletes
    F R Arko
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 33:935-42. 2001
    ..A high level of suspicion, a thorough workup including noninvasive studies and arteriography/venography, and prompt treatment are important for a successful outcome...
  59. ncbi request reprint Keyhole technique for autologous brachiobasilic transposition arteriovenous fistula
    Bradley B Hill
    Stanford University Medical Center, CA 94305, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:945-50. 2005
    ..To minimize the extent of surgery, we developed a catheter-based technique that requires only keyhole incisions and local anesthesia...
  60. ncbi request reprint Finite element modeling of three-dimensional pulsatile flow in the abdominal aorta: relevance to atherosclerosis
    C A Taylor
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University, CA, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 26:975-87. 1998
    ..Monogr. Atheroscler. 15:13-19, 1990). This numerical investigation provides detailed quantitative data on hemodynamic conditions in the abdominal aorta heretofore lacking in the study of the localization of atherosclerotic disease...
  61. ncbi request reprint Endografting of the abdominal aorta and iliac arteries for occlusive disease
    J Karwowski
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305 5642, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 46:349-57. 2005
    ..Prospective clinical trials are needed to determine the role of endografts in the treatment strategy of aorto-iliac occlusive disease...
  62. ncbi request reprint Diminished postprandial hyperemia in patients with aortic and mesenteric arterial occlusive disease. Quantification by magnetic resonance flow imaging
    R L Dalman
    Department of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
    Circulation 94:II206-10. 1996
    ..Postprandial flow changes associated with mesenteric arterial occlusive disease (MAOD) are unknown...
  63. ncbi request reprint Differential transmural distribution of gene expression for collagen types I and III proximal to aortic coarctation in the rabbit
    C Xu
    Departments of Pathology and Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Vasc Res 37:170-82. 2000
    ..The diffuse response for collagen type III in the media suggests participation in a more extensive remodeling response associated with the reinforcement and reorganization of the musculo-elastic fascicles...
  64. ncbi request reprint Blood flow decrease induces apoptosis of endothelial cells in previously dilated arteries resulting from chronic high blood flow
    E Sho
    Second Department of Pathology, Akita University School of Medicine, Akita, Japan
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 21:1139-45. 2001
    ..The results suggest that apoptosis of endothelial cells may play a role in the arterial remodeling in response to a reduction in flow...
  65. doi request reprint Power law as a method for ultrasound detection of internal bleeding: in vivo rabbit validation
    Aaron S Wang
    Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 57:2870-5. 2010
    ..95 for bleed rates 20% and higher. Thus, FSD was a good indicator of bleed severity and may serve as an additional tool in the US bleed detection...
  66. ncbi request reprint Biphasic response of tropoelastin at the poststenotic dilation segment of the rabbit aorta
    Chengpei Xu
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University, CA 94305, USA
    J Vasc Surg 36:605-12. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the time course of tropoelastin gene expression in the poststenotic dilatation segment of rabbit aorta with experimental coarctation...
  67. ncbi request reprint Detection of endograft fractures with multidetector row computed tomography
    Justus E Roos
    Department of Radiology, Stanford Medical Center, Stanford, CA 97305, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:1002-6. 2005
    ..These cases highlight the previously unreported ability of thin-section, high-resolution MDCT angiography to detect endograft strut fractures...
  68. pmc Circumferential and longitudinal cyclic strain of the human thoracic aorta: age-related changes
    Tina M Morrison
    Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:1029-36. 2009
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint P19 progenitor cells progress to organized contracting myocytes after chemical and electrical stimulation: implications for vascular tissue engineering
    Oscar Abilez
    Bio X Program, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 13:377-88. 2006
    ..To test the hypothesis that a level of chemical and electrical stimulation exists that allows differentiation of progenitor cells into organized contracting myocytes...
  70. ncbi request reprint Gene expression of tropoelastin is enhanced in the aorta proximal to the coarctation in rabbits
    Chengpei Xu
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Division of Vascular Surgery, 300 Pasteur Drive, Suite H3600, Stanford, California, USA
    Exp Mol Pathol 72:115-23. 2002
    ..The distribution of newly synthesized tropoelastin in the outer media suggests a reenforcement role of tropoelastin, which preserves mechanical resiliency in response to changes in tensile stress...
  71. ncbi request reprint Open versus endovascular AAA repair in patients who are morphological candidates for endovascular treatment
    Bradley B Hill
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive H 3638, Stanford, CA 94305 5642, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 9:255-61. 2002
    ..To compare the outcomes of open versus endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in a cohort of patients who fulfill morphological criteria for endovascular repair...
  72. ncbi request reprint Early and sustained medial cell activation after aortocaval fistula creation in mice
    Raul J Guzman
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Surg Res 108:112-21. 2002
    ..However, the indirect effects of shear stress on medial smooth muscle cells (SMCs) have been less well characterized and a murine model of high shear stress has not been available...
  73. ncbi request reprint Multiple HIV-related aneurysms: open and endovascular treatment
    Maarit A Heikkinen
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University, Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305 5642, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 12:405-10. 2005
    ..To report successful endovascular repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms in 2 patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)...
  74. ncbi request reprint Treatment of axillosubclavian vein thrombosis: a novel technique for rapid removal of clot using low-dose thrombolysis
    Frank R Arko
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 10:733-8. 2003
    ..To report successful combined percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy and pharmacological lysis for axillosubclavian vein thrombosis, with rapid clot removal at a single setting using low-dose thrombolysis...
  75. ncbi request reprint Morphologic changes and outcome following endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair as a function of aneurysm size
    Frank R Arko
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif, USA
    Arch Surg 138:651-5; discussion 655-6. 2003
    ..Small infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms have a more favorable clinical and morphologic outcome compared with medium and large abdominal aortic aneurysms following endovascular aneurysm repair(EVAR)...
  76. ncbi request reprint Quantification of vessel wall motion and cyclic strain using cine phase contrast MRI: in vivo validation in the porcine aorta
    Mary T Draney
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 5431, USA
    Magn Reson Med 52:286-95. 2004
    ..6%. This study demonstrates that it is feasible to accurately quantify strain from low wall velocities in vivo and that the porcine thoracic aorta does not deform uniformly...
  77. ncbi request reprint High flow drives vascular endothelial cell proliferation during flow-induced arterial remodeling associated with the expression of vascular endothelial growth factor
    Eiketsu Sho
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5642, USA
    Exp Mol Pathol 75:1-11. 2003
    ..Hemodynamic forces may drive endothelial cell downstream migration. Expression of VEGF and cell junction molecules contribute to flow-induced arterial remodeling...
  78. ncbi request reprint Early and late functional outcome assessments following endovascular and open aneurysm repair
    Frank R Arko
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, California 94305, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 10:2-9. 2003
    ..To compare early and late functional outcomes, as well as survival and recovery, following endovascular or open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)...
  79. ncbi request reprint Controlled localized thrombolysis with the "turbo" trellis to treat acute arterial occlusions following major surgery
    Frank R Arko
    Stanford University, California, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 11:339-43. 2004
    ..To present the management of acute arterial ischemia following major abdominal and orthopedic surgery using a percutaneous thrombectomy device and a low dose of thrombolytic agent...
  80. ncbi request reprint Arterial enlargement, tortuosity, and intimal thickening in response to sequential exposure to high and low wall shear stress
    Eiketsu Sho
    Second Department of Pathology, Akita University School of Medicine, Akita, Japan
    J Vasc Surg 39:601-12. 2004
    ..It appears that intimal thickening is related to local levels of low wall shear stress, and occurs when wall shear stress chronically falls to less than 5 dynes/cm(2)...
  81. ncbi request reprint Endovascular repair reduces early and late morbidity compared to open surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Frank R Arko
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305 5642, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 9:711-8. 2002
    ..To compare systemic complications between standard surgery and endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) for both primary and late secondary procedures...
  82. ncbi request reprint How many patients with infrarenal aneurysms are candidates for endovascular repair? The Northern California experience
    Frank R Arko
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, California, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 11:33-40. 2004
    ..To determine how many patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) meet the anatomical selection criteria for AneuRx stent-graft repair in community hospitals of Northern California...
  83. ncbi request reprint Intrasac flow velocities predict sealing of type II endoleaks after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Frank R Arko
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:8-15. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether intrasac spectral Doppler flow velocities can predict whether or not a type II endoleak will spontaneously seal and to relate intrasac flow to preoperative branch vessel anatomy...
  84. ncbi request reprint Hypogastric artery bypass to preserve pelvic circulation: improved outcome after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Frank R Arko
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:404-8. 2004
    ..This study was carried out to compare the functional outcomes after hypogastric artery bypass and coil embolization for management of common iliac artery aneurysms in the endovascular repair of aortoiliac aneurysms (EVAR)...
  85. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional analysis of renal artery bending motion during respiration
    Mary T Draney
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 5431, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 12:380-6. 2005
    ..To evaluate displacement and bending of the renal arteries during respiration...
  86. ncbi request reprint "Over-the-wire" inversion saphenectomy: a simple, minimally invasive vein harvesting technique for arterial bypass
    Bradley B Hill
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305 5642, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 12:394-400. 2005
    ..To examine the feasibility and clinical outcome of a novel, minimally invasive technique for harvesting the great saphenous vein (GSV) for use in peripheral arterial bypass surgery...
  87. pmc A porcine model for endolaparoscopic abdominal aortic repair and endoscopic training
    Bernardo D Martinez
    Minimally Invasive Vascular Surgery Center, St Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio 43608, USA
    JSLS 7:129-36. 2003
    ..The goals of this laboratory model were to evaluate the performance of the surgical team and endolaparoscopic techniques in the porcine model of infrarenal abdominal aortic repair...
  88. ncbi request reprint Nature and significance of endoleaks and endotension: summary of opinions expressed at an international conference
    Frank J Veith
    Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 111 E 210th Street, New York, NY 10467, USA
    J Vasc Surg 35:1029-35. 2002
    ..For the resolution of controversial issues and the determination of areas of uncertainty relating to these complications, a conference of 27 interested leaders was held on November 20, 2000...
  89. ncbi request reprint Ultrastructure of endothelial cells under flow alteration
    Hirotake Masuda
    Second Department of Pathology, Akita University School of Medicine, Akita 010 8543, Japan
    Microsc Res Tech 60:2-12. 2003
    ..We assume that endothelial cells respond to increased flow by angiogenesis and to decreased flow by angioregression...
  90. ncbi request reprint Endovascular repair of traumatic aortic pseudoaneurysm with associated celiacomesenteric trunk
    Tej M Singh
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Sant Clara Valley Medicl Center, San Jose, CA 95128, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 12:138-41. 2005
    ..To report stent-graft repair of a traumatic aortic pseudoaneurysm in proximity to a celiacomesenteric trunk...
  91. ncbi request reprint The impact of aortic endografts on renal function
    Jean Marc Alsac
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Hospital, Calif, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:926-30. 2005
    ..To determine the impact on late postoperative renal function of suprarenal and infrarenal fixation of endografts used to treat infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)...
  92. pmc The three-dimensional micro- and nanostructure of the aortic medial lamellar unit measured using 3D confocal and electron microscopy imaging
    Mary K O'Connell
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Matrix Biol 27:171-81. 2008
    ..This high resolution three-dimensional view of the aortic media reveals MLU microstructure details that suggest a highly complex and integrated mural organization that correlates with aortic mechanical properties...
  93. ncbi request reprint Aneurysm-related death: primary endpoint analysis for comparison of open and endovascular repair
    Frank R Arko
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Vasc Surg 36:297-304. 2002
    ....
  94. ncbi request reprint A new approach to carotid angioplasty and stenting with transcervical occlusion and protective shunting: Why it may be a better carotid artery intervention
    David W Chang
    O Connor Vascular Center, San Jose, Calif, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:994-1002. 2004
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Clinical and economic evaluation of the trellis thrombectomy device for arterial occlusions: preliminary analysis
    Timur P Sarac
    Department of Vascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:556-9. 2004
    ..This preliminary study examined the technical efficacy, safety, and cost of treating arterial occlusions with a single device that combines pharmacologic and mechanical thrombolysis...
  96. ncbi request reprint Misperceptions regarding the long-term safety of the AneuRx stent graft
    Christopher K Zarins
    J Vasc Surg 40:594-5. 2004
  97. ncbi request reprint Dynamic geometry and wall thickness of the aortic neck of abdominal aortic aneurysms with intravascular ultrasonography
    Frank R Arko
    Divisions of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75903, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:891-6; discussion 896-7. 2007
    ....
  98. doi request reprint Evaluation of the Crux IVC Filter in an animal model
    Erin H Murphy
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 15:292-9. 2008
    ..To determine the safety and performance of a new inferior vena cava (IVC) filter in an ovine model and evaluate the retrievability at 5 weeks...
  99. ncbi request reprint Molecular mechanisms of aortic wall remodeling in response to hypertension
    C Xu
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University, California 94305 5642, USA
    J Vasc Surg 33:570-8. 2001
    ..Both cellular and extracellular components are critical. In the current study we tested the hypothesis that there is a balance between vascular cell proliferation and cell death during vessel remodeling in response to hypertension...
  100. ncbi request reprint Duplex scanning after endovascular aneurysm repair: an alternative to computed tomography
    Frank R Arko
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 17:161-5. 2004
    ..This article will discuss the benefits, techniques, and limitation of duplex ultrasound in the long-term surveillance of endografts following endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair...
  101. doi request reprint Management of a chronic carotid artery pseudoaneurysm
    Aaron C Baker
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 44:61-3. 2010
    ..The repair was performed through a right-hand side anterior sternocleidomastoid neck incision, and proximal vascular control was obtained with an 8.5-mm balloon positioned under fluoroscopic guidance via a femoral puncture...