Wei Zhou

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Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Outcome and clinical significance of delayed endoleaks after endovascular aneurysm repair
    Wei Zhou
    Department of Surgery Stanford University, Stanford, Calif Surgical Service, Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, Calif Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 59:915-20. 2014
  2. pmc Prospective neurocognitive evaluation of patients undergoing carotid interventions
    Wei Zhou
    Department of Vascular Surgery, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:1571-8. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term radiographic outcomes of microemboli following carotid interventions
    Wei Zhou
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, Calif, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:1314-9. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Radiation exposure of vascular surgery patients beyond endovascular procedures
    Wei Zhou
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5642, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:39S-43S. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Ultrasound criteria for severe in-stent restenosis following carotid artery stenting
    Wei Zhou
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford University, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:74-80. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Distribution of inflammatory mediators in carotid and femoral plaques
    Wei Zhou
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 211:92-8. 2010
  7. pmc Intravascular ultrasound as a clinical adjunct for carotid plaque characterization
    Elizabeth Hitchner
    Department of Vascular Surgery, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, Calif
    J Vasc Surg 59:774-80. 2014
  8. pmc Contralateral microemboli following carotid artery stenting in patients with a contralateral internal carotid artery occlusion
    Kevin Casey
    Department of General Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 58:794-7. 2013
  9. pmc In vivo assessment of the effects of ginsenoside Rb1 on intimal hyperplasia in ApoE knockout mice
    Hong Chai
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94025, USA
    J Surg Res 162:26-32. 2010
  10. pmc Therapeutic potential for protein kinase C inhibitor in vascular restenosis
    Richard Qinxue Ding
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94350, USA
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 16:160-7. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Outcome and clinical significance of delayed endoleaks after endovascular aneurysm repair
    Wei Zhou
    Department of Surgery Stanford University, Stanford, Calif Surgical Service, Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, Calif Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 59:915-20. 2014
    ..However, patient follow-up is often challenging outside clinical trials. We sought to evaluate the incidence and the effect of delayed endoleaks in a Veterans Administration (VA) health care system where long-term follow-up is ensured...
  2. pmc Prospective neurocognitive evaluation of patients undergoing carotid interventions
    Wei Zhou
    Department of Vascular Surgery, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:1571-8. 2012
    ..We prospectively investigated whether subclinical microembolization seen on postoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) leads to cognitive deficits in patients undergoing carotid revascularization procedures...
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term radiographic outcomes of microemboli following carotid interventions
    Wei Zhou
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, Calif, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:1314-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate long-term radiographic outcomes of these DWI lesions...
  4. doi request reprint Radiation exposure of vascular surgery patients beyond endovascular procedures
    Wei Zhou
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5642, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:39S-43S. 2011
    ..Radiation exposure in patients who undergo medical imaging procedures is not routinely monitored and the associated risks are often underestimated...
  5. doi request reprint Ultrasound criteria for severe in-stent restenosis following carotid artery stenting
    Wei Zhou
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford University, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:74-80. 2008
    ..However, ultrasound criteria determining ISR are not well established. We evaluated alternative ultrasound velocity criteria for >70% ISR in our institution...
  6. doi request reprint Distribution of inflammatory mediators in carotid and femoral plaques
    Wei Zhou
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 211:92-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate inflammatory markers associated with carotid and femoral plaques...
  7. pmc Intravascular ultrasound as a clinical adjunct for carotid plaque characterization
    Elizabeth Hitchner
    Department of Vascular Surgery, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, Calif
    J Vasc Surg 59:774-80. 2014
    ..The clinical use of IVUS in carotid intervention is not well characterized. We aim to evaluate the role of IVUS in carotid plaque characterization and determine whether it could be predictive of procedure-related microemboli...
  8. pmc Contralateral microemboli following carotid artery stenting in patients with a contralateral internal carotid artery occlusion
    Kevin Casey
    Department of General Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 58:794-7. 2013
    ..Our cases highlight that ipsilateral microemboli may be an underappreciated but an important source of contralateral lesions through patent intracranial collateral pathways. ..
  9. pmc In vivo assessment of the effects of ginsenoside Rb1 on intimal hyperplasia in ApoE knockout mice
    Hong Chai
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94025, USA
    J Surg Res 162:26-32. 2010
    ..We also examined the value of an ultrasound micro-image system in dynamic monitoring of lumen diameter and flow velocity...
  10. pmc Therapeutic potential for protein kinase C inhibitor in vascular restenosis
    Richard Qinxue Ding
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94350, USA
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 16:160-7. 2011
    ..The delivery strategy, efficacy, and safety of such PKC regulators will also be discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ginsenoside Rb1 attenuates homocysteine-augmented guidewire injury-induced intimal hyperplasia in mice
    Hong Chai
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    J Surg Res 157:193-8. 2009
    ..Intimal hyperplasia (IH) is the primary cause for post-angioplasty restenosis. The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of homocysteine (Hcy) and ginsenoside Rb1 (Rb1) on IH using a guidewire injury animal model...
  12. ncbi request reprint The use of cryopreserved aortoiliac allograft for aortic reconstruction in the United States
    Michael P Harlander-Locke
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif
    J Vasc Surg 59:669-74. 2014
    ..Cryopreserved aortoiliac allograft (CAA) has been proposed for aortic reconstruction to improve outcomes in this high-risk population...
  13. doi request reprint Hypogastric artery preservation during aortoiliac aneurysm repair
    Kevin Casey
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University, CA 94305, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 25:133.e1-8. 2011
    ..Although the long-term durability of these trifurcated graft configurations remains to be determined, the short-term results are superb. Technical considerations of these two different approaches have also been compared...
  14. pmc Matrix metalloproteinases modulated by protein kinase Cε mediate resistin-induced migration of human coronary artery smooth muscle cells
    Qinxue Ding
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:1044-51. 2011
    ..Given that matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) also regulate cell migration, we hypothesized that MMPs may mediate resistin-induced VSMC migration...
  15. doi request reprint Reduction of postprocedure microemboli following retrospective quality assessment and practice improvement measures for carotid angioplasty and stenting
    Maureen M Tedesco
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:607-12; discussion 612-3. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to compare the incidence of microemboli in two distinct time periods when procedural modifications were implemented into a CAS program...
  16. ncbi request reprint Endovascular repair of a proximal aortic arch aneurysm: a novel approach of supra-aortic debranching with antegrade endograft deployment via an anterior thoracotomy approach
    Wei Zhou
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey, Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:1045-8. 2006
    ..We describe a combined technique of supra-aortic trunk debranching through an anterior thoracotomy followed by endovascular repair of a large proximal arch aneurysm in an 82 year-old man 8 years after an ascending aortic aneurysm repair...
  17. doi request reprint Monitoring of fetal radiation exposure during pregnancy
    Venita Chandra
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5642, USA
    J Vasc Surg 58:710-4. 2013
    ..Little is known regarding actual fetal radiation exposure. This multi-institutional study aimed to evaluate the radiation dosages recorded on fetal dosimeter badges and compare them to external badges worn by the same cohort of women...
  18. doi request reprint Validation of a power law model in upper extremity vessels: potential application in ultrasound bleed detection
    Aaron S Wang
    Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5233, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 38:692-701. 2012
    ..41 ± 0.12 and 0.047 ± 0.021 (mean ± SD), respectively. The average of the differences was 0.36 ± 0.12 (mean ± SD)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Resistin and cardiovascular disease
    Qinxue Ding
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94350, USA
    Trends Cardiovasc Med 21:20-7. 2011
    ..A clear-cut biomarker function of resistin in cardiovascular disease needs be clarified by additional large-scale, well-designed prospective studies...
  20. ncbi request reprint Use of parietal peritoneum for aortic stump coverage following removal of an infected aortic prosthesis: A case report
    Truc Ly
    Department of Surgery, Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 40:334-7. 2006
    ..The parietal peritoneal pedicle, in our experience, provides an effective alternative to reinforce an aortic stump when conventional coverage options have been exhausted...
  21. ncbi request reprint Soluble CD40 ligand induces human coronary artery smooth muscle cells proliferation and migration
    Hong Chai
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, Palo Alto, CA 94305, USA
    Surgery 146:5-11. 2009
    ..We hypothesize that sCD40L induces proliferation and migration of vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs) through activation of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs)...
  22. pmc AT-1001: a high affinity and selective α3β4 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor antagonist blocks nicotine self-administration in rats
    Lawrence Toll
    SRI International, Menlo Park, CA, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 37:1367-76. 2012
    ..These findings suggest the utility of this receptor as a target for smoking cessation medications, and highlight the potential of AT-1001 and congeners as clinically useful compounds...
  23. doi request reprint Concurrent treatment of acute pancreatitis and multiple visceral artery aneurysms using endovascular techniques
    Mario Mitkov
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Palo Alto VA Health System, Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 46:283-6. 2012
    ..We report a case of successful endovascular treatment of a ruptured GDA aneurysm and concomitant celiac artery aneurysm leading to the resolution of acute pancreatitis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous cholecystostomy for acute cholecystitis in high-risk patients: experience of a surgeon-initiated interventional program
    Eric J Silberfein
    Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston VAMC 112, 2002 Holcomb Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 194:672-7. 2007
    ..This study reviews our experience of PC for treatment of acute cholecystitis in a surgeon-initiated interventional program...
  25. ncbi request reprint Carotid artery stenting with distal protection using the carotid wallstent and filterwire neuroprotection: single-center experience of 380 cases with midterm outcomes
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascualr and Endovascular Therapy, Micheal E Debakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Vascular 14:237-44. 2006
    ..Late follow-up results showed low rates of fatal and nonfatal stroke and favorable ISR rates compared with other carotid stent trials. Postendarterectomy and multiple stent placement were associated with subsequent ISR...
  26. ncbi request reprint A comparison of carotid artery stenting with neuroprotection versus carotid endarterectomy under local anesthesia
    Ruth L Bush
    Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Houston VAMC 112, 2002 Holcomb Blvd, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 70030, USA
    Am J Surg 190:696-700. 2005
    ..In this study, we compare our results of distally protected CAS versus CEA under local anesthesia...
  27. ncbi request reprint Carotid artery stenting with routine cerebral protection in high-risk patients
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and The Methodist Hospital, HVAMC 112, 2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 70030, USA
    Am J Surg 188:644-52. 2004
    ..Carotid artery stenting has emerged as an alternative treatment modality in carotid occlusive disease. This study examined our experience of carotid stenting with routine cerebral embolization protection in high-risk patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Management of in-sent restenosis after carotid artery stenting in high-risk patients
    Wei Zhou
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:305-12. 2006
    ..Although early results of CAS have been promising, long-term clinical outcomes remain less certain. We report herein the frequency, management, and clinical outcome of in-stent restenosis (ISR) after CAS at a single academic institution...
  29. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in ERCC1 and grade 3 or 4 toxicity in non-small cell lung cancer patients
    Rebecca Suk
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 11:1534-8. 2005
    ..Polymorphisms have been identified in the ERCC1 gene, the C8092A and codon 118 polymorphisms, which may lead to an altered capacity to regenerate damaged normal tissue and greater treatment-related toxicity...
  30. ncbi request reprint Dual guidewire placement to enhance arch vessel origin identification: a simple technique to facilitate ostial aortic arch vessel stenting
    Nasim Hedayati
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:1274-6. 2007
    ..This dual guidewire technique facilitates the visual identification of arch vessel origin and reduces potential contrast requirement, which provides procedural benefit in patients with renal insufficiency or contrast allergy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with hypotension and bradycardia after carotid angioplasty and stenting
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:846-53; discussion 853-4. 2007
    ..Acute procedurally induced hemodynamic depression can occur after carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS). This study was performed to determine the frequency and risk factors for hypotension and bradycardia after the CAS procedure...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prolonged renal artery occlusion after endovascular aneurysm repair: endovascular rescue and renal function salvage
    Nasim Hedayati
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:446-9. 2008
    ..Our cases highlight that although postoperative renal occlusion after EVAR is rare, a high index of suspicion and urgent intervention are warranted because renal salvage can be achieved after prolonged ischemic insult...
  33. ncbi request reprint Acute aortic dissection associated with use of cocaine
    Jonathan C Daniel
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, and the Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:427-33. 2007
    ..Cocaine-induced aortic dissection is uncommon and has been described largely in case reports. The purpose of this study was to review our experience with aortic dissection associated with cocaine abuse...
  34. ncbi request reprint Radiation-associated venous stenosis: endovascular treatment options
    Wei Zhou
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 40:179-82. 2004
    ..Repeat treatment was successful. Pelvic radiation is a potential cause of iliac vein stenosis. Pharmacomechanical thrombectomy may have a useful role in management of complex iliofemoral DVT...
  35. ncbi request reprint Endovascular treatment of traumatic thoracic aortic injury--should this be the new standard of treatment?
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:22A-29A. 2006
  36. ncbi request reprint Carotid artery stenting with neuroprotection: assessing the learning curve and treatment outcome
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Veterans Administration Medical Center 112, 2002 Holcomb Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 190:850-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of the learning curve on treatment complications and the clinical outcomes of CAS...
  37. ncbi request reprint The case for thrombolysis for iliofemoral venous thrombosis
    Eric Peden
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 18:139-47. 2005
    ..In this article, relevant clinical evidence and rationale in support of thrombolytic therapy in ileofemoral deep venous thrombosis are discussed...
  38. ncbi request reprint What is the learning curve for carotid artery stenting with neuroprotection? Analysis of 200 consecutive cases at an academic institution
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 17:113-23. 2005
    ..The procedural success is also enhanced partly by endovascular device refinement and improved anticoagulation regimen. Successful outcome of CAS can be achieved once physicians overcome the initial procedural-related learning curve...
  39. ncbi request reprint Routine bivalirudin use in percutaneous carotid interventions
    Ruth L Bush
    J Endovasc Ther 12:521-2. 2005
  40. ncbi request reprint The impact of anesthetic modality on the outcome of carotid endarterectomy
    Ken Watts
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and The Methodist Hospital, Houston VAMC 2002 Holcomb Blvd 112, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 188:741-7. 2004
    ..Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) reduces the risk of stroke in patients with high-grade carotid artery stenosis. This study evaluates the clinical outcome of CEA performed under local anesthesia (LA) versus general anesthesia (GA)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Abdominal aortic surgery in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 2002 Holcomb Blvd 112, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 188:690-7. 2004
    ..This report examined the clinical outcome of patients infected with HIV who underwent abdominal aortic reconstruction for aneurysm or occlusive disease...
  42. ncbi request reprint Inferior vena cava occlusion secondary to filter placement: endovascular therapy
    Wei Zhou
    J Endovasc Ther 11:747-8. 2004
  43. ncbi request reprint Pharmacomechanical thrombectomy for treatment of symptomatic lower extremity deep venous thrombosis: safety and feasibility study
    Ruth L Bush
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 40:965-70. 2004
    ..We describe a rapid and effective method of thrombus removal, with simultaneous percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy (PMT) and thrombolysis...
  44. ncbi request reprint Aortic endograft infection due to Pasteurella multocida following a rabbit bite
    Eric J Silberfein
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:393-5. 2006
    ..We report a case of an aortic endograft infection caused by P multocida after a rabbit bite. Successful treatment was performed by extra-anatomic revascularization followed by endograft removal...
  45. ncbi request reprint Recurrent FBN1 mutation (R62C) in a Chinese family with isolated ectopia lentis
    Rui Yu
    Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China
    Am J Ophthalmol 141:1136-8. 2006
    ..To examine the fibrillin-1 (FBN1) gene for mutations in members of a Chinese family with isolated ectopia lentis...
  46. ncbi request reprint Endovascular training of vascular surgeons: have we made progress?
    Wei Zhou
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 19:122-6. 2006
    ..This report reviews recommended credentialing requirements, training paradigms, and the growing experience of vascular surgical trainees since 2000...
  47. ncbi request reprint Management of chronic mesenteric ischemia. The role of endovascular therapy
    Panagiotis Kougias
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 14:395-405. 2007
    ..Principles of operative technique and controversial issues and topics of interest are also discussed...
  48. ncbi request reprint Endovascular repair of thoracic aortic disease: overview of current devices and clinical results
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Vascular 15:179-90. 2007
    ..This article reviews the current endovascular devices designed for the treatment of thoracic aortic pathology. These devices are described, and the current clinical results are discussed...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Expression and significance of Edg4 and Edg7 in the placentas of patients with hypertensive disorder complicating pregnancy]
    Liu Xia Li
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou 450052, China
    Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi 42:386-9. 2007
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Determinants of mortality and treatment outcome following surgical interventions for acute mesenteric ischemia
    Panagiotis Kougias
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:467-74. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to review our experience of surgical management in patients with this condition and to identify variables associated with adverse outcomes following surgical interventions...
  51. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of endotension and aneurysm sac enlargement with endovascular stent graft reinforcement
    Panagiotis Kougias
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Hospital, 2002 Holcomb Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:124-7. 2007
    ..In addition, our cases illustrate the feasibility and efficacy of an endovascular treatment strategy when endotension and aneurysm sac enlargement develops after endovascular AAA repair...
  52. pmc Iliac vein stenting for chronic venous insufficiency
    Firas F Mussa
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 34:60-6. 2007
    ..We conclude that endovenous stenting is the current method of choice in the treatment of chronic venous obstruction...
  53. ncbi request reprint Prevention and treatment of aortic graft infection
    Firas F Mussa
    The Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 5:305-15. 2007
    ..This article will review the pathobiology of aortic graft infection, as well as methods to prevent a prosthetic graft infection. Furthermore, various surgical treatment modalities of aortic graft infection will be discussed...
  54. ncbi request reprint Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels predict survival in early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer patients
    Wei Zhou
    Departments of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:479-85. 2007
    ..We further investigated the results of circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) levels on overall survival (OS) and recurrence-free survival (RFS) in NSCLC patients...
  55. ncbi request reprint Second hand smoke exposure and survival in early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer patients
    Wei Zhou
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 12:7187-93. 2006
    ..Second hand smoke (SHS) exposure is associated with higher risk of lung cancer. However, the role of SHS in lung cancer survival is not clear...
  56. ncbi request reprint Delayed deformation of self-expanding stents after carotid artery stenting for postendarterectomy restenoses
    Sasidhar Yallampalli
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 44:412-5. 2006
    ..Furthermore, poststent surveillance is imperative in identifying patients with severe restenosis after carotid artery stenting who need reintervention...
  57. ncbi request reprint Surgical margin and Gleason score as predictors of postoperative recurrence in prostate cancer with or without chromosome 8p allelic imbalance
    Wei Zhou
    Department of Hematology and Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prostate 61:81-91. 2004
    ..Existing pathological markers can predict disease recurrence only to a certain extent, and there is a need for more accurate predictors...