J L Mills

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Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The Society for Vascular Surgery Lower Extremity Threatened Limb Classification System: risk stratification based on wound, ischemia, and foot infection (WIfI)
    Joseph L Mills
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, Ariz Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 59:220-34.e1-2. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint The natural history of intermediate and critical vein graft stenosis: recommendations for continued surveillance or repair
    J L Mills
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson 85724, USA
    J Vasc Surg 33:273-8; discussion 278-80. 2001
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of the effects of open and endovascular aortic aneurysm repair on long-term renal function using chronic kidney disease staging based on glomerular filtration rate
    Joseph L Mills
    The University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, University Medical Center, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:1141-9. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Preimplant vein intimal thickness is not a predictor of bypass graft stenosis
    D C James
    Section of Vascular Surgery, The University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, Arizona 85724-5072, USA
    J Surg Res 96:1-5. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Topography of cell replication in human vein graft stenoses
    A Westerband
    Department of Surgery, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, USA
    Circulation 98:II325-9; discussion II329-30. 1998
  6. doi request reprint Current assessment of endovascular therapy for infrainguinal arterial occlusive disease in patients with diabetes
    Daniel M Ihnat
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:92S-95S. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Infrainguinal vein graft surveillance: how and when
    J L Mills
    Vascular Surgery Service, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 14:169-76. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Vein adaptation to arterialization in an experimental model
    A Westerband
    Section of Vascular Surgery, and the Department of Pathology, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center and Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Vasc Surg 33:561-9. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint A new look at outcomes after infrainguinal bypass surgery: traditional reporting standards systematically underestimate the expenditure of effort required to attain limb salvage
    Kaoru Ruth Goshima
    Vascular Surgery Section, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ 70121, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:330-5. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The influence of gender on complications of carotid endarterectomy
    D C James
    Vascular Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, 1501 N. Campbell Ave, Rm. 4404, P.O. Box 245072, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Am J Surg 182:654-7. 2001

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Publications32

  1. doi request reprint The Society for Vascular Surgery Lower Extremity Threatened Limb Classification System: risk stratification based on wound, ischemia, and foot infection (WIfI)
    Joseph L Mills
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, Ariz Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 59:220-34.e1-2. 2014
    ..The implementation of this classification system is intended to permit more meaningful analysis of outcomes for various forms of therapy in this challenging, but heterogeneous population...
  2. ncbi request reprint The natural history of intermediate and critical vein graft stenosis: recommendations for continued surveillance or repair
    J L Mills
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson 85724, USA
    J Vasc Surg 33:273-8; discussion 278-80. 2001
    ..We sought to define the natural history and determine the risk of graft occlusion associated with unrepaired vein graft stenoses...
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of the effects of open and endovascular aortic aneurysm repair on long-term renal function using chronic kidney disease staging based on glomerular filtration rate
    Joseph L Mills
    The University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, University Medical Center, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:1141-9. 2008
    ..Our primary objectives were to assess serial renal function in patients undergoing EVAR and open repair (OR) and to evaluate the relative effects of method of repair on renal function...
  4. ncbi request reprint Preimplant vein intimal thickness is not a predictor of bypass graft stenosis
    D C James
    Section of Vascular Surgery, The University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, Arizona 85724-5072, USA
    J Surg Res 96:1-5. 2001
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Topography of cell replication in human vein graft stenoses
    A Westerband
    Department of Surgery, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, USA
    Circulation 98:II325-9; discussion II329-30. 1998
    ..Analysis of the cellular composition of human autogenous vein graft lesions at the time of revision provides an opportunity to identify the cellular processes leading to the development of stenosis in humans after vascular reconstruction...
  6. doi request reprint Current assessment of endovascular therapy for infrainguinal arterial occlusive disease in patients with diabetes
    Daniel M Ihnat
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:92S-95S. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present report is to succinctly review and objectively analyze available data regarding the results of EVT in patients with diabetes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Infrainguinal vein graft surveillance: how and when
    J L Mills
    Vascular Surgery Service, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 14:169-76. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Vein adaptation to arterialization in an experimental model
    A Westerband
    Section of Vascular Surgery, and the Department of Pathology, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center and Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Vasc Surg 33:561-9. 2001
    ..Therefore, we used a rat model to study the early cellular response after arterialization of vein grafts...
  9. ncbi request reprint A new look at outcomes after infrainguinal bypass surgery: traditional reporting standards systematically underestimate the expenditure of effort required to attain limb salvage
    Kaoru Ruth Goshima
    Vascular Surgery Section, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ 70121, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:330-5. 2004
    ..index limb reoperation rate in 3 months, (2). hospital readmission rate in the first 6 months after IBS, and (3). wound-healing time...
  10. ncbi request reprint The influence of gender on complications of carotid endarterectomy
    D C James
    Vascular Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, 1501 N. Campbell Ave, Rm. 4404, P.O. Box 245072, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Am J Surg 182:654-7. 2001
    ..Women should not be excluded from the benefits of CEA based on perceived increased complication rates...
  11. ncbi request reprint Improved patency of infrainguinal polytetrafluoroethylene bypass grafts using a distal Taylor vein patch
    K K Yeung
    Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, P.O. Box 245072, 1501 N. Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724-5072, USA
    Am J Surg 182:578-83. 2001
    ..Further long-term follow-up will be necessary to determine the 3- to 5-year durability of such reconstructions...
  12. doi request reprint Control of inferior vena cava injury using percutaneous balloon catheter occlusion
    Trung D Bui
    Vascular Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 43:490-3. 2009
    ..This approach achieves complete occlusion of the injury site and allow easier repair of the IVC, thereby reducing operative time and blood loss...
  13. doi request reprint The risks of celiac artery coverage during endoluminal repair of thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
    Luis R Leon
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System SAVAHCS, Tucson, Arizona 85723, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 43:51-60. 2009
    ..Specific celiac artery coverage complications are rare and not readily predictable based on preprocedure arteriography...
  14. doi request reprint Open bypass and endoluminal therapy: complementary techniques for revascularization in diabetic patients with critical limb ischaemia
    Joseph L Mills
    University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 24:S34-9. 2008
    ..CLI is a serious end-of-life condition given the sobering realization that only 50-55% of CLI patients are alive with an intact limb 5 years after initial presentation...
  15. doi request reprint Contemporary outcomes after superficial femoral artery angioplasty and stenting: the influence of TASC classification and runoff score
    Daniel M Ihnat
    Vascular Surgery, University of Arizona Health Science Center, University Medical Center, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:967-74. 2008
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Aortofemoral graft limb-to-colon paraprosthetic fistula
    Luis R Leon
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Southern Arizona Veteran Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:460. 2008
  17. ncbi request reprint A novel hybrid approach to the treatment of common iliac aneurysms: antegrade endovascular hypogastric stent grafting and femorofemoral bypass grafting
    Luis R Leon
    Southern Arizona Veteran Affairs Health Care System Vascular Surgery Section, University of Arizona Health Science Center, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:1244-8. 2007
    ..Also presented are potential procedural pitfalls and a detailed review of open, endovascular and hybrid options to preserve hypogastric flow when treating iliac aneurysms in complex, high-risk patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Distal revascularization-interval ligation: a durable and effective treatment for ischemic steal syndrome after hemodialysis access
    Robert C Knox
    Section of Vascular Surgery, The University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Vasc Surg 36:250-5; discussion 256. 2002
    ..The purpose of this report was to determine the efficacy and durability of the DRIL procedure in relieving hand ischemia and in maintaining access patency in the setting of hemodialysis access-induced ischemia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Is early postoperative duplex scan surveillance of leg bypass grafts clinically important?
    Brian L Ferris
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:495-500. 2003
    ..However, the natural history of velocity disturbances detected with early scans is unclear, and furthermore, such studies are not reimbursed by Medicare...
  20. ncbi request reprint Degenerative aneurysms of the superficial femoral artery
    L R Leon
    Southern Arizona Veteran Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 35:332-40. 2008
    ..To review the pathogenesis, diagnosis, presentation, diagnosis, management and outcomes (morbidity and mortality) of superficial femoral artery aneurysms...
  21. doi request reprint Measure what matters: institutional outcome data are superior to the use of surrogate markers to define "center of excellence" for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Kaoru R Goshima
    Department of Surgery, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 22:328-34. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Failure of arteriovenous fistula maturation: an unintended consequence of exceeding dialysis outcome quality Initiative guidelines for hemodialysis access
    Sheela T Patel
    Vascular Surgery, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ 85718, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:439-45; discussion 445. 2003
    ..However, maturation of autogenous fistulas created on the basis of findings at duplex US scanning and venography has not been carefully examined...
  23. doi request reprint A step-wise approach for surgical management of diabetic foot infections
    Timothy K Fisher
    Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:72S-75S. 2010
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Diagnosis and management of aortic mycotic aneurysms
    Luis R Leon
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Tucson Medical Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 44:5-13. 2010
    ..However, at this time, conclusive evidence is lacking and it should be in general considered a bridge to open repair. The latter should be planned at the earliest possible, when medically permissible...
  25. ncbi request reprint Aortic paraprosthetic-colonic fistulae: a review of the literature
    L R Leon
    Southern Arizona Veteran Affairs Health Care System Vascular Surgery Section, Tucson, Arizona 85723, USA
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 34:682-92. 2007
    ..Aortic graft-colonic fistulae are a rare complication of aortic reconstructive surgery...
  26. pmc Polymeric endoaortic paving: Mechanical, thermoforming, and degradation properties of polycaprolactone/polyurethane blends for cardiovascular applications
    J H Ashton
    The University of Arizona, Tucson, 85721, USA
    Acta Biomater 7:287-94. 2011
    ..These results indicate that PEAP, consisting of a PCL/PU blend, may be useful in developing the next generation of endoaortic therapy...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prolonged administration of doxycycline in patients with small asymptomatic abdominal aortic aneurysms: report of a prospective (Phase II) multicenter study
    B Timothy Baxter
    Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, USA
    J Vasc Surg 36:1-12. 2002
    ..A secondary goal was to determine how treatment with doxycycline influences circulating levels of matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) in this patient population...
  28. doi request reprint Vascular surgery training in the United States: a half-century of evolution
    Joseph L Mills
    Vascular and Endovascular Therapy, The University of Arizona Health Science Center, Tucson, Ariz, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:90S-97S; discussion 97S. 2008
    ..Multiple flexible training paradigms are likely to coexist as vascular surgery continues to evolve...
  29. ncbi request reprint Nontraumatic aneurysms affecting crural arteries: case report and review of the literature
    Luis R Leon
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Southern Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    Vascular 15:102-8. 2007
    ..The patient's recovery was uneventful. We also reviewed the literature on this type of aneurysm to assess the incidence, etiology, options for treatment, and outcomes...
  30. ncbi request reprint Guidelines regarding negative wound therapy (NPWT) in the diabetic foot
    David G Armstrong
    Department of Surgery, Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tucson, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 50:3S-27S. 2004
    ..NPWT be discontinued in this population? 8) How should NPWT be used in combination with other modalities? 9) Should small, superficial, noninfected wounds be considered for NPWT? 10) How should we define success in future studies of NPWT?..
  31. ncbi request reprint Endovascular common iliac aneurysm exclusion with antegrade hypogastric artery flow preservation: a novel approach
    Luis R Leon
    University of Arizona Health Science Center, Tuczon, AZ, USA
    Vascular 16:106-11. 2008
    ..Three telescopically-overlapping Hemobahn/Viabahn polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)-covered endoprosthesis (W.L. Gore & Associates, Flagstaff, AZ) were used with success...
  32. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of critical limb ischemia
    Jeffrey L Ballard
    St Joseph Hospital, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA, USA
    Tech Vasc Interv Radiol 8:169-74. 2005
    ..Antiplatelet therapy is indicated in all infrainguinal bypass patients; oral anticoagulation may be worthwhile in selected, high-risk patients, but hemorrhagic risks are significantly increased...