C W Acher

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A modern theory of paraplegia in the treatment of aneurysms of the thoracoabdominal aorta: An analysis of technique specific observed/expected ratios for paralysis
    Charles W Acher
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, Wisc 53792 7375, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:1117-24; discussion 1124. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm. How we do it
    C W Acher
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison 53792, USA
    Cardiovasc Surg 7:593-6. 1999
  3. doi request reprint A quantitative assessment of the impact of intercostal artery reimplantation on paralysis risk in thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Charles W Acher
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Ann Surg 248:529-40. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Minimal incision aortic surgery
    W D Turnipseed
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, Madison WI, 53792, USA
    J Vasc Surg 34:47-53. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Endoluminal repair of infrarenal AAA in the presence of aortic dissection
    Girma Tefera
    University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 9:579-82. 2002
  6. doi request reprint A new intercostal artery management strategy for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Matthew W Mell
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Surg Res 154:99-104. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Is coil embolization of hypogastric artery necessary during endovascular treatment of aortoiliac aneurysms?
    Girma Tefera
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison 53717, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 18:143-6. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of intensive medical therapy in type B aortic dissection: a single-center experience
    Girma Tefera
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison 53792, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:1114-8; discussion 1118-9. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Complications of spinal fluid drainage in thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: a report of 486 patients treated from 1987 to 2008
    Martha M Wynn
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:29-34; discussion 34-5. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Low incidence of paraplegia after thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair with proactive spinal cord protective protocols
    Joseph L Bobadilla
    Department of Surgery, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0293, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:1537-42. 2013

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint A modern theory of paraplegia in the treatment of aneurysms of the thoracoabdominal aorta: An analysis of technique specific observed/expected ratios for paralysis
    Charles W Acher
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, Wisc 53792 7375, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:1117-24; discussion 1124. 2009
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm. How we do it
    C W Acher
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison 53792, USA
    Cardiovasc Surg 7:593-6. 1999
    ..The result has been a 10-fold reduction in paraplegia risk in elective patients and a 5-fold reduction in acute patients. This reduction in paralysis risk has resulted in improved short- and long-term survival...
  3. doi request reprint A quantitative assessment of the impact of intercostal artery reimplantation on paralysis risk in thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Charles W Acher
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Ann Surg 248:529-40. 2008
    ..This report demonstrates that intercostal revascularization for the last 3 years further reduced our paraplegia risk index by 75%...
  4. ncbi request reprint Minimal incision aortic surgery
    W D Turnipseed
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, Madison WI, 53792, USA
    J Vasc Surg 34:47-53. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: MIAS is as safe as standard open or endovascular repair in the treatment of AAA and AIOD. MIAS is more cost-efficient than standard open or endoaortic repair...
  5. ncbi request reprint Endoluminal repair of infrarenal AAA in the presence of aortic dissection
    Girma Tefera
    University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 9:579-82. 2002
    ..To report a challenging case of infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) treated with a commercial stent-graft in the face of thoracoabdominal aortic dissection...
  6. doi request reprint A new intercostal artery management strategy for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Matthew W Mell
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Surg Res 154:99-104. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Is coil embolization of hypogastric artery necessary during endovascular treatment of aortoiliac aneurysms?
    Girma Tefera
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison 53717, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 18:143-6. 2004
    ..Coil embolization of the hypogastric artery may be unnecessary during treatment of aortoiliac aneurysm...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of intensive medical therapy in type B aortic dissection: a single-center experience
    Girma Tefera
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison 53792, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:1114-8; discussion 1118-9. 2007
    ..This study evaluates factors that affect outcome and determines which patients previously treated surgically would have been eligible for endovascular repair...
  9. doi request reprint Complications of spinal fluid drainage in thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: a report of 486 patients treated from 1987 to 2008
    Martha M Wynn
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:29-34; discussion 34-5. 2009
    ..There has not been a comprehensive study of the risks of spinal fluid drainage and how these risks can be reduced. Here we report complications of spinal fluid drainage in patients undergoing TAA/TAAA repair...
  10. doi request reprint Low incidence of paraplegia after thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair with proactive spinal cord protective protocols
    Joseph L Bobadilla
    Department of Surgery, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0293, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:1537-42. 2013
    ..In this study, we report our single-institution experience of TEVAR, using the same proactive spinal cord ischemia protection protocol we use for open repair...
  11. doi request reprint Presurgical localization of the artery of Adamkiewicz with time-resolved 3.0-T MR angiography
    Thorsten A Bley
    Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin, 600 Highland Ave, CSC E1 374, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Radiology 255:873-81. 2010
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Blunt thoracic aortic injury: open or stent graft repair?
    Brett H Yamane
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Surgery 144:575-80; discussion 580-2. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to compare the outcomes between open and endovascular repair of traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta...
  13. doi request reprint Outcomes after endarterectomy for chronic mesenteric ischemia
    Matthew W Mell
    Section of Vascular Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:1132-8. 2008
    ..A retrospective study was performed to identify optimal factors affecting outcomes after open revascularization for chronic mesenteric ischemia...
  14. doi request reprint Adult-onset dysphagia lusoria from an uncommon vascular ring: a case report and review of the literature
    Thomas J Sitzman
    Section of Vascular Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 43:100-2. 2009
    ..The division interrupted the vascular ring and relieved her esophageal compression. The presentation, evaluation, pathophysiology, and treatment of this condition are discussed...
  15. doi request reprint Impact of intraoperative arteriography on limb salvage for traumatic popliteal artery injury
    Rachael A Callcut
    Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, University of Wisconsin Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Trauma 67:252-7; discussion 257-8. 2009
    ..Time to revascularization is speculated to be a major determinant of limb salvage for traumatic popliteal injuries. The purpose of this study was to determine whether location of diagnostic arteriography affected outcome...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quality of life, impotence, and activity level in a randomized trial of immediate repair versus surveillance of small abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Frank A Lederle
    Department of Medicine, Vetertans Affairs Medical Center III 0, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:745-52. 2003
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Immediate repair compared with surveillance of small abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Frank A Lederle
    Veterans Affairs Medical Centers in Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:1437-44. 2002
    ..Whether elective surgical repair of small abdominal aortic aneurysms improves survival remains controversial...