R L Bush

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Mechanical thrombectomy in deep venous thrombosis
    Ruth L Bush
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston VAMC 2002 Holcomb Blvd 112, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:16S-20S; quiz 21S-22S. 2004
  2. ncbi 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
  3. ncbi Carotid artery stenting in a community setting: experience outside of a clinical trial
    Ruth L Bush
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 17:629-34. 2003
  4. ncbi Spontaneous arterial thrombosis in a patient with human immunodeficiency virus infection: successful treatment with pharmacomechanical thrombectomy
    Ruth L Bush
    Section of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 6550 Fannin, Suite 1661, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:392-5. 2003
  5. ncbi Reevaluation of temporary transvenous cardiac pacemaker usage during carotid angioplasty and stenting: a safe and valuable adjunct
    Ruth L Bush
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 38:229-35. 2004
  6. ncbi Transient ischemic attack due to early carotid stent thrombosis: successful rescue with rheolytic thrombectomy and systemic abciximab
    Ruth L Bush
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 10:870-4. 2003
  7. ncbi Epidural analgesia in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease undergoing transperitoneal abdominal aortic aneurysmorraphy--a multi-institutional analysis
    R L Bush
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Cardiovasc Surg 11:179-84. 2003
  8. ncbi Performance of endovascular aortic aneurysm repair in high-risk patients: results from the Veterans Affairs National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    Ruth L Bush
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, The University of Houston, College of Pharmacy, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:227-233; discussion 233-5. 2007
  9. ncbi Endovascular treatment of an endoleak causing rupture of a previously bypassed popliteal aneurysm. A case report
    Ruth L Bush
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 38:257-61. 2004
  10. ncbi 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

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  1. ncbi Mechanical thrombectomy in deep venous thrombosis
    Ruth L Bush
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston VAMC 2002 Holcomb Blvd 112, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:16S-20S; quiz 21S-22S. 2004
    ..Along with possible preservation of venous valve function, inciting anatomic lesions may be treated simultaneously. This article explores the use of percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy in the treatment of venous thrombotic disease...
  2. ncbi 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...
  3. ncbi Carotid artery stenting in a community setting: experience outside of a clinical trial
    Ruth L Bush
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 17:629-34. 2003
    ..CAS may be performed safely outside of a clinical trial with results similar to those of published series from trial centers using a standardized protocol...
  4. ncbi Spontaneous arterial thrombosis in a patient with human immunodeficiency virus infection: successful treatment with pharmacomechanical thrombectomy
    Ruth L Bush
    Section of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 6550 Fannin, Suite 1661, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:392-5. 2003
    ..Treatment included percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy and thrombolysis, which reversed the arterial ischemia. Physicians should be aware of thromboembolic disease as a possible complication of HIV...
  5. ncbi Reevaluation of temporary transvenous cardiac pacemaker usage during carotid angioplasty and stenting: a safe and valuable adjunct
    Ruth L Bush
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 38:229-35. 2004
    ..In selected patients, the prophylactic placement of a transvenous pacemaker is a safe, feasible, and expeditious method to treat periprocedural hemodynamic changes with a decrease in additional pharmacologic support during CAS...
  6. ncbi Transient ischemic attack due to early carotid stent thrombosis: successful rescue with rheolytic thrombectomy and systemic abciximab
    Ruth L Bush
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 10:870-4. 2003
    ..To describe a successful neurorescue technique in a patient with generalized seizures followed by hemiparesis immediately after carotid artery stenting (CAS) for a postsurgical restenosis...
  7. ncbi Epidural analgesia in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease undergoing transperitoneal abdominal aortic aneurysmorraphy--a multi-institutional analysis
    R L Bush
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Cardiovasc Surg 11:179-84. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the utility of epidural analgesia in patients with COPD who underwent elective transperitoneal abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair...
  8. ncbi Performance of endovascular aortic aneurysm repair in high-risk patients: results from the Veterans Affairs National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    Ruth L Bush
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, The University of Houston, College of Pharmacy, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:227-233; discussion 233-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate outcomes after elective EVAR performed in high-risk veterans...
  9. ncbi Endovascular treatment of an endoleak causing rupture of a previously bypassed popliteal aneurysm. A case report
    Ruth L Bush
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 38:257-61. 2004
    ..The authors report herein a patient who underwent successful endovascular treatment of a ruptured popliteal aneurysm that had been previously bypassed and presumably excluded...
  10. ncbi 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...
  11. ncbi Carotid artery stenting--current status and future directions
    P Kougias
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX77030, USA
    Minerva Cardioangiol 54:69-81. 2006
    ..This paper reviews the current status of carotid stenting, including results from clinical trials, technical aspects and controversial issues and strategies to provide cerebral protection from embolization...
  12. ncbi Endovascular management of abdominal aortic aneurysms
    R L Bush
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 44:527-34. 2003
    ..In this review article, endovascular management of AAAs with these devices is described, as are the design and deployment techniques of the currently available endografts...
  13. ncbi Anastomotic strategies to improve hemodialysis access patency--a review
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston VAMC 112, 2002 Holcomb Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 39:135-42. 2005
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  14. ncbi Bilateral renal subcapsular hematoma subsequent to seat belt compression
    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 Trauma 57:198. 2004
  15. ncbi 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...
  16. ncbi 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...
  17. ncbi 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)...
  18. ncbi 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...
  19. ncbi Inferior vena cava occlusion secondary to filter placement: endovascular therapy
    Wei Zhou
    J Endovasc Ther 11:747-8. 2004
  20. ncbi Traumatic aortic pseudoaneurysm after airbag deployment: successful treatment with endoluminal stent-graft placement and subclavian-to-carotid transposition
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma 58:1282-4. 2005
  21. ncbi 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...
  22. ncbi 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...
  23. doi Management of atherosclerotic carotid artery disease: clinical practice guidelines of the Society for Vascular Surgery
    Robert W Hobson
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:480-6. 2008
    ..A possible exception includes patients with >/=80% carotid artery stenosis and high anatomic risk for carotid endarterectomy...
  24. pmc Process of care and outcomes in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Tracie C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, and Section of Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:942-8. 2007
    ..We investigated the association of process of care measures with adverse limb and systemic events in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi Laser atherectomy for lower extremity revascularization: An adjunctive endovascular treatment option
    Wei Zhou
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 1709 Dryden St Suite 1500, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 40:268-74. 2006
    ..Further study of clinical outcome measures and comparison to other interventional techniques are warranted...
  27. ncbi 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...
  28. ncbi 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...
  29. ncbi Open versus endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in VA hospitals
    Ruth L Bush
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:577-87. 2006
    ..We performed a retrospective cohort study with prospectively collected data from the Department of Veterans Affairs to examine outcomes after elective aneurysm repair...
  30. ncbi Carotid artery aneurysm: evolution of management over two decades
    Wei Zhou
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:493-6; discussion 497. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the treatment evolution and clinical outcome of all patients with CCA over a two decade period...
  31. ncbi Gender and peripheral arterial disease
    Tracie C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Section of Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 19:132-40. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to determine gender differences in the risk factor profile and leg symptoms of peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  32. ncbi 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...
  33. ncbi 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...
  34. ncbi Contrast-enhanced Duplex surveillance after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: improved efficacy using a continuous infusion technique
    Esteban A Henao
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030 3411, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:259-64; discussion 264. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography scans to detect endoleaks by using a novel infusion method and compare these findings with those of CT angiography (CTA)...
  35. ncbi 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 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...
  37. ncbi Low molecular weight heparin induced priapism
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Urol 172:263. 2004
  38. ncbi Impact of an endovascular program on the operative experience of abdominal aortic aneurysm in vascular fellowship and general surgery residency
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston VAMC 112, 2002 Holcomb Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 186:189-93. 2003
    ..This study was performed to determine the impact of an endovascular program (EVP) on open and endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) operations in a residency training institution...
  39. ncbi Carotid stenting using heparin-coated balloon-expandable stent reduces intimal hyperplasia in a baboon model
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Surg Res 112:84-90. 2003
    ..This study evaluates the effect of heparin-coated balloon-expandable stents on intimal hyperplasia following carotid artery stenting in a baboon model...
  40. ncbi Iliorenal artery bypass grafting to facilitate endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:183-5. 2003
    ..Postoperative surveillance after 3 years showed aneurysm reduction with a patent iliorenal bypass graft. This case underscores the utility of a combined open and endovascular approach in treatment of a challenging aortic aneurysm...
  41. ncbi Adjunctive endovascular techniques in the management of postoperative carotid artery pseudoaneurysms--useful armamentarium for vascular surgeons--three case reports
    Thomas T Terramani
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 37:207-12. 2003
    ..These cases underscore the role of adjunctive endovascular treatment as an armamentarium for vascular surgeons in the treatment of complex carotid pseudoaneurysms...
  42. ncbi Delayed neurologic deficit after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Jay K Bhama
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 2002 Holcomb Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:690-2. 2003
    ..Our case underscores both the importance of the critical spinal collateral supply from the hypogastric artery and the role of spinal fluid drainage to maximize spinal cord perfusion in the setting of spinal cord ischemia...
  43. ncbi Image of the month. Perform surgical graduated dilatation of stenotic carotid artery
    Ruth L Bush
    Cardiac and Vascular Surgery Center, 1405 Centerville Rd, Suite 5000, Talahassee, FL 32308, USA
    Arch Surg 138:109, 110. 2003
  44. ncbi Intraaortic stabilization of the AneuRx stent-graft system: a useful adjunct to minimize device migration
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 26:73-5. 2003
    ..We describe a simple, coaxial, stabilization technique utilizing the contralateral introducer sheath which minimizes potential caudal migration of the stent-graft in angulated aortic necks during runner withdrawal...
  45. ncbi A prospective evaluation of hypogastric artery embolization in endovascular aortoiliac aneurysm repair
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 36:500-6. 2002
    ..This prospective study was performed to evaluate the clinical outcome of HAE in patients who underwent endovascular aortoiliac aneurysm repair...
  46. ncbi Endovascular aortic aneurysm repair in patients with renal dysfunction or severe contrast allergy: utility of imaging modalities without iodinated contrast
    Ruth L Bush
    Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, Tallahassee, FL, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 16:537-44. 2002
    ..IVUS is a useful intraoperative imaging modality, and postoperative endoleak surveillance can be performed using duplex ultrasound scanning to avoid risk of iodinated contrast exposure...
  47. ncbi Covered stent exclusion of dialysis access pseudoaneurysms
    Sasan Najibi
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Joseph B Whitehead Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine and Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Surg Res 106:15-9. 2002
    ..We report a novel approach to these lesions, employing a covered stent (Wallgraft) for exclusion of arteriovenous graft (AVG) and arteriovenous fistula (AVF) pseudoaneurysms...
  48. ncbi Coil embolization combined with carotid-subclavian bypass for treatment of subclavian artery aneurysm
    Ruth L Bush
    Joseph B Whitehead Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Emory University School of Medicine, 1364 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 9:308-12. 2002
    ..To report 2 cases of proximal subclavian artery aneurysm treated with carotid-subclavian bypass and coil embolization...
  49. pmc Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms: risk stratified outcomes
    Elliot L Chaikof
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30332, USA
    Ann Surg 235:833-41. 2002
    ..The impact of co-morbid conditions on early and late clinical outcomes after endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) was assessed in concurrent cohorts of patients stratified with respect to risk for intervention...
  50. ncbi Successful stent-graft exclusion of a bovine patch-related carotid artery pseudoaneurysm
    Peter H Lin
    Section of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 6550 Fannin, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:396. 2003
  51. ncbi Isolated abdominal aortic rupture in a child due to all-terrain vehicle accident--a case report
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston VAMC 112, 2002 Holcomb Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 37:289-92. 2003
    ..A case of isolated abdominal aortic rupture in a 6-year-old girl following blunt trauma due to an all-terrain vehicle accident is reported. The girl survived following an emergent aortoiliac reconstruction...
  52. ncbi Concomitant intraoperative renal artery embolization and resection of complex renal carcinoma
    Peter H Lin
    Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:446-50. 2003
    ..Conventional treatment typically involves staged preoperative renal artery embolization followed by nephrectomy after 1 or 2 days. We evaluated the clinical outcome of concomitant intraoperative embolization and nephrectomy...
  53. ncbi Small-caliber heparin-coated ePTFE grafts reduce platelet deposition and neointimal hyperplasia in a baboon model
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:1322-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of a heparin-coated expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) graft on platelet deposition and anastomotic neointimal hyperplasia after aortoiliac bypass grafting in a baboon model...
  54. ncbi Calciphylaxis and nonhealing wounds: the role of the vascular surgeon in a multidisciplinary treatment
    Mira Milas
    Department of General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:501-7. 2003
    ..We reviewed our experience of a multidisciplinary approach in treating patients with calciphylaxis and nonhealing ulcers...
  55. ncbi Evaluation of platelet deposition and neointimal hyperplasia of heparin-coated small-caliber ePTFE grafts in a canine femoral artery bypass model
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, and Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 118:45-52. 2004
    ..In this study, we evaluated the effect of small-caliber heparin-coated expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) grafts on platelet deposition and intimal hyperplasia in a canine model of femoral artery bypass grafting...
  56. ncbi Management of thrombosed dialysis access: thrombectomy versus thrombolysis
    Ruth L Bush
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston VAMC 2002 Holcombe Boulevard 112, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 17:32-9. 2004
    ..Long-term patencies after a single revascularization procedure are meager, with a median of less than 90 days. This article will review prosthetic hemodialysis access graft declotting mechanisms and supporting literature...
  57. ncbi Endovascular rescue of a maldeployed aortic stent-graft causing renal artery occlusion: technical considerations
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 38:69-73. 2004
    ..Physicians performing endovascular aneurysm procedures should be aware of such a salvage maneuver in the event an aortic endograft is proximally maldeployed and occludes the renal artery orifice...
  58. ncbi L-arginine improves endothelial vasoreactivity and reduces thrombogenicity after thrombolysis in experimental deep venous thrombosis
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston VAMC 112, 2002 Holcomb Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:1396-403. 2003
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  59. ncbi A prospective evaluation of interrupted nitinol surgical clips in arteriovenous fistula for hemodialysis
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and The Methodist Hospital, Houston VAMC 112, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 186:625-30. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical outcome of arteriovenous fistulae (AVF) for hemodialysis as constructed using interrupted U-Clip devices and conventional continuous polypropylene sutures...
  60. ncbi Endovascular treatment of the thoracic aorta
    Ruth L Bush
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 37:399-405. 2003
    ..This paper reviews the current status of thoracic aortic stentgrafts, including recent clinical studies, device failures and refinements, and future directions...
  61. ncbi A prospective study of a hand-held ultrasound device in abdominal aortic aneurysm evaluation
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston VAMC 112, 2002 Holcomb Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 186:455-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate the utility of a hand-held ultrasonography (US) device in AAA screening in a Veterans Affairs vascular surgical service...
  62. ncbi Delayed aortic aneurysm enlargement due to endotension after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston VAMC 112, 2002 Holcomb Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:840-2. 2003
    ..Endotension was confirmed in all three patients at elective open conversion. Our study underscores the significance of endotension as a mechanism of delayed aneurysm enlargement after successful endovascular AAA repair...
  63. ncbi Carotid artery stenting: current status and future directions
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 37:315-22. 2003
    ..This article reviews the current status of carotid stenting, including recent clinical studies and ongoing prospective trials. Strategies relating to cerebral embolization protection are also discussed...
  64. ncbi Secondary conversion due to failed endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Thomas T Terramani
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:473-7; discussion 477-8. 2003
  65. ncbi Late complication of aortoiliac stent placement- atheroembolization of the lower extremities
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Surg Res 103:153-9. 2002
    ..Atheroembolization following aortoiliac stent placement is uncommon. The purpose of this study was to examine the management and risk factors of lower extremity atheroembolization following aortoiliac stent placement for occlusive disease...