Thomas A Ports

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Is there any indication for aortic valvuloplasty in the elderly?
    Kent W Dauterman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94143 0124, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 12:190-6. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Sterile radial artery granuloma after transradial cardiac catheterization
    Christian Zellner
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 12:187-9. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term mortality, cause of death, and temporal trends in complications after percutaneous aortic balloon valvuloplasty for calcific aortic stenosis
    Andrew Klein
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 19:269-75. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Multivessel coronary artery disease predicts mortality, length of stay, and pressor requirements after liver transplantation
    Celina M Yong
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Liver Transpl 16:1242-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Sterile radial artery granuloma after transradial procedures: a unique and avoidable complication
    Christian Zellner
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:673-6. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Pretreatment with intragraft verapamil prior to percutaneous coronary intervention of saphenous vein graft lesions: results of the randomized, controlled vasodilator prevention on no-reflow (VAPOR) trial
    Andrew D Michaels
    University of California at San Francisco Medical Center, Division of Cardiology, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0124, San Francisco, CA 94143 0124, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 14:299-302. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular systolic unloading and augmentation of intracoronary pressure and Doppler flow during enhanced external counterpulsation
    Andrew D Michaels
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, Calif 94143 0124, USA
    Circulation 106:1237-42. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Safety of cardiac catheterization in patients with end-stage liver disease awaiting liver transplantation
    Madan Sharma
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA corrected
    Am J Cardiol 103:742-6. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Determination of adequate coronary stent expansion using StentBoost, a novel fluoroscopic image processing technique
    Jacob M Mishell
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:84-93. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Randomized study of the safety and clinical utility of rotational vs. standard coronary angiography using a flat-panel detector
    Mateen Akhtar
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco Medical Center, 94143, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 66:43-9. 2005

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Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Is there any indication for aortic valvuloplasty in the elderly?
    Kent W Dauterman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94143 0124, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 12:190-6. 2003
    ..There is no evidence that balloon valvuloplasty alters the natural history of aortic stenosis, although no randomized study has been performed...
  2. doi request reprint Sterile radial artery granuloma after transradial cardiac catheterization
    Christian Zellner
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 12:187-9. 2011
    ..The clinical presentation was suggestive of an infected pseudoaneurysm. Awareness of this entity may help clinicians avoid unnecessary surgical procedures, as these granulomata are transient self-limiting reactions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term mortality, cause of death, and temporal trends in complications after percutaneous aortic balloon valvuloplasty for calcific aortic stenosis
    Andrew Klein
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 19:269-75. 2006
    ..The decrease in the complication rate over the past 15 years has important implications regarding the morbidity associated with percutaneous aortic valve replacement techniques...
  4. doi request reprint Multivessel coronary artery disease predicts mortality, length of stay, and pressor requirements after liver transplantation
    Celina M Yong
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Liver Transpl 16:1242-8. 2010
    ..This study provides preliminary evidence showing that there may be significant prognostic value in coronary angiography as a part of the pretransplant workup...
  5. doi request reprint Sterile radial artery granuloma after transradial procedures: a unique and avoidable complication
    Christian Zellner
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:673-6. 2010
    ..2010 Wiley-Liss, Inc...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pretreatment with intragraft verapamil prior to percutaneous coronary intervention of saphenous vein graft lesions: results of the randomized, controlled vasodilator prevention on no-reflow (VAPOR) trial
    Andrew D Michaels
    University of California at San Francisco Medical Center, Division of Cardiology, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0124, San Francisco, CA 94143 0124, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 14:299-302. 2002
    ..Intragraft verapamil is effective in treating no-reflow during saphenous vein graft (SVG) percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). In this study, we assessed the use of intragraft verapamil given pre-PCI to prevent no-reflow...
  7. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular systolic unloading and augmentation of intracoronary pressure and Doppler flow during enhanced external counterpulsation
    Andrew D Michaels
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, Calif 94143 0124, USA
    Circulation 106:1237-42. 2002
    ..However, the physiological effects of EECP have not been studied directly. We examined intracoronary and left ventricular hemodynamics in the cardiac catheterization laboratory during EECP...
  8. doi request reprint Safety of cardiac catheterization in patients with end-stage liver disease awaiting liver transplantation
    Madan Sharma
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA corrected
    Am J Cardiol 103:742-6. 2009
    ..In conclusion, despite severe coagulopathy, left-sided cardiac catheterization may be performed safely in this patient population, with correction of coagulopathy and meticulous attention to procedural technique...
  9. ncbi request reprint Determination of adequate coronary stent expansion using StentBoost, a novel fluoroscopic image processing technique
    Jacob M Mishell
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:84-93. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that the use of motion-corrected fluoroscopic images results in enhanced coronary stent visualization and improved detection of inadequate stent expansion...
  10. ncbi request reprint Randomized study of the safety and clinical utility of rotational vs. standard coronary angiography using a flat-panel detector
    Mateen Akhtar
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco Medical Center, 94143, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 66:43-9. 2005
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