Joseph H Rapp

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Postprocedural microembolic events following carotid surgery and carotid angioplasty and stenting
    Maureen M Tedesco
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:244-50. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Current status of carotid imaging by MRA
    Joseph H Rapp
    Surgical Service 112G, San Francisco DVA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Cardiovasc Surg 11:445-7. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Subclinical embolization after carotid artery stenting: new lesions on diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging occur postprocedure
    Joseph H Rapp
    Vascular Surgery Service, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA Division of Vascular Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:867-72; discussion 872-4. 2007
  4. doi request reprint An experimental model of lacunar infarction: embolization of microthrombi
    Joseph H Rapp
    Vascular Surgery Service, The San Francisco Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:196-200. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Aortoiliac occlusive disease in patients with known or suspected peripheral vascular disease: safety and efficacy of gadofosveset-enhanced MR angiography--multicenter comparative phase III study
    Joseph H Rapp
    Surgical Service 112G San Francisco DVA Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Radiology 236:71-8. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Distal filtration versus flow reversal: An ex vivo assessment of the choices for carotid embolic protection
    Joseph H Rapp
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:1181-8. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Microemboli composed of cholesterol crystals disrupt the blood-brain barrier and reduce cognition
    Joseph H Rapp
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, and the San Francisco Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, Calif 94121, USA
    Stroke 39:2354-61. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Cerebral ischemia and infarction from atheroemboli <100 microm in Size
    Joseph H Rapp
    Surgical Service 112G, San Francisco DVA Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, Calif 94121, USA
    Stroke 34:1976-80. 2003
  9. pmc Outcome of renal stenting for renal artery coverage during endovascular aortic aneurysm repair
    Jade S Hiramoto
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:1100-6. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Endovascular treatment of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
    Timothy A M Chuter
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:6-16. 2008

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Postprocedural microembolic events following carotid surgery and carotid angioplasty and stenting
    Maureen M Tedesco
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:244-50. 2007
    ..We compared the incidence and distribution of cerebral microembolic events after carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS) with distal protection to standard open carotid endarterectomy (CEA) using DW-MRI...
  2. ncbi request reprint Current status of carotid imaging by MRA
    Joseph H Rapp
    Surgical Service 112G, San Francisco DVA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Cardiovasc Surg 11:445-7. 2003
    ..At present, these newer developments are available only in research centers...
  3. ncbi request reprint Subclinical embolization after carotid artery stenting: new lesions on diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging occur postprocedure
    Joseph H Rapp
    Vascular Surgery Service, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA Division of Vascular Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:867-72; discussion 872-4. 2007
    ..Because DWI lesions appear <or=1 hour of embolization, we used DWI to prospectively study patients before CAS, 1 hour after, and 48 hours after CAS to answer this question...
  4. doi request reprint An experimental model of lacunar infarction: embolization of microthrombi
    Joseph H Rapp
    Vascular Surgery Service, The San Francisco Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:196-200. 2008
    ..In this work, we asked if microthrombi would occlude terminal vessels and create lacunar type infarctions in the subcortical tissues of the rat brain where, as in human brain, collateral flow is limited relative to the cortex...
  5. ncbi request reprint Aortoiliac occlusive disease in patients with known or suspected peripheral vascular disease: safety and efficacy of gadofosveset-enhanced MR angiography--multicenter comparative phase III study
    Joseph H Rapp
    Surgical Service 112G San Francisco DVA Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Radiology 236:71-8. 2005
    ..To prospectively determine the safety and efficacy of the gadolinium-based blood pool magnetic resonance (MR) imaging contrast agent gadofosveset in patients known to have or suspected of having peripheral vascular disease...
  6. doi request reprint Distal filtration versus flow reversal: An ex vivo assessment of the choices for carotid embolic protection
    Joseph H Rapp
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:1181-8. 2009
    ..Physiologic pressures and flows were used and the efficiency of plaque fragment removal by these devices compared...
  7. doi request reprint Microemboli composed of cholesterol crystals disrupt the blood-brain barrier and reduce cognition
    Joseph H Rapp
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, and the San Francisco Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, Calif 94121, USA
    Stroke 39:2354-61. 2008
    ..In the current study, we investigated whether emboli composed of cholesterol crystals, a component of human atherosclerotic plaque, could also cause inflammation and brain dysfunction demonstrated by cognitive impairment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cerebral ischemia and infarction from atheroemboli <100 microm in Size
    Joseph H Rapp
    Surgical Service 112G, San Francisco DVA Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, Calif 94121, USA
    Stroke 34:1976-80. 2003
    ..To determine the importance of emboli not trapped by carotid angioplasty filtration devices, we examined fragments <100 microm released with ex vivo angioplasty and asked if fragment composition and size correlated with brain injury...
  9. pmc Outcome of renal stenting for renal artery coverage during endovascular aortic aneurysm repair
    Jade S Hiramoto
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:1100-6. 2009
    ..This study was conducted to determine the outcome of adjunctive renal artery stenting for renal artery coverage at the time of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Endovascular treatment of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
    Timothy A M Chuter
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:6-16. 2008
    ..This study assessed the role of multibranched stent grafts for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA) repair...
  11. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome and reintervention after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair using the Zenith stent graft
    Jade S Hiramoto
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 94143, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:461-5; discussion 465-6. 2007
    ..To assess the long-term performance of the bifurcated Zenith stent graft...
  12. pmc Long-term follow-up of neck expansion after endovascular aortic aneurysm repair
    Thomas S Monahan
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, Calif 94143 0222, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:303-7. 2010
    ..This study determined the rate, extent, and clinical significance of neck dilatation after endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR)...
  13. doi request reprint The distribution and size of ischemic lesions after carotid artery angioplasty and stenting: evidence for microembolization to terminal arteries
    Lei Zhu
    Vascular Surgery Service, The San Francisco Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, The University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:971-5; discussion 975-6. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint Ezetimibe inhibits the incorporation of dietary oxidized cholesterol into lipoproteins
    Ilona Staprans
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Lipid Res 47:2575-80. 2006
    ..Whether this decrease in oxidized cholesterol absorption prevents or delays the development of atherosclerosis remains to be determined...
  15. doi request reprint Branched stent-grafts: will these become the new standard?
    Timothy A M Chuter
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:S57-62. 2008
    ..The authors generally favor the use of branched stent-grafts in the thoracoabdominal aorta and a combined approach in the aortic arch...
  16. ncbi request reprint The upside-down zenith stent graft limb
    Jade S Hiramoto
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0222, USA
    Vascular 17:93-5. 2009
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  17. doi request reprint Efficacy and durability of endovascular thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair using the caudally directed cuff technique
    Linda M Reilly
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:53-63; discussion 63-4. 2012
    ..This study determined early and intermediate results of multibranched endovascular thoracoabdominal (TAAA) and pararenal aortic aneurysm (PRAA) repair using a uniform operative technique...
  18. ncbi request reprint Adjunctive primary stenting of Zenith endograft limbs during endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: implications for limb patency
    Nayan Sivamurthy
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, 94143 0222, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:662-70. 2006
    ..The insertion of additional stents within the endograft limb may prevent future occlusion. This study evaluates limb patency with and without adjunctive stenting of endograft limbs at the time of endovascular AAA repair...
  19. doi request reprint Inducible Apoe Gene Repair in Hypomorphic ApoE Mice Deficient in the Low-Density Lipoprotein Receptor Promotes Atheroma Stabilization with a Human-Like Lipoprotein Profile
    Delphine Eberlé
    From the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, VA Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, CA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 33:1759-67. 2013
    ..To study atherosclerosis regression in mice after plasma lipid reduction to moderately elevated apolipoprotein B (apoB)-lipoprotein levels...
  20. doi request reprint Assessing the anatomic applicability of the multibranched endovascular repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm technique
    Warren J Gasper
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif 94143 0222, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:1553-8; discussion 1558. 2013
    ..Our aim was to estimate the prevalence of anatomic suitability for MBEVAR...
  21. doi request reprint Do microemboli reach the brain penetrating arteries?
    Lei Zhu
    Vascular Surgery Service, San Francisco Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Surg Res 176:679-83. 2012
    ..Potential explanations could be that the majority of these particulates marginate along the pial vasculature or escape the cerebral circulation via arteriovenous (AV) fistulae...
  22. ncbi request reprint Unmasking complicated atherosclerotic plaques on carotid magnetic resonance angiography: a report of three cases
    Max Wintermark
    Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Vasc Surg 44:884-7. 2006
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  23. ncbi request reprint The role of dietary oxidized cholesterol and oxidized fatty acids in the development of atherosclerosis
    Ilona Staprans
    Department of Surgery, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Mol Nutr Food Res 49:1075-82. 2005
    ..A typical Western diet is rich in oxidized fats and therefore could contribute to the increased arterial atherosclerosis in our population...
  24. ncbi request reprint Contrast material-enhanced MRA overestimates severity of carotid stenosis, compared with 3D time-of-flight MRA
    Tiffany C Townsend
    Vascular Services, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:36-40. 2003
    ..Experiments with carotid phantoms were done to test the contribution of imaging software to image quality...
  25. ncbi request reprint Atheroemboli during renal artery angioplasty: an ex vivo study
    Jade Hiramoto
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:1026-30. 2005
    ..To test this hypothesis, we enumerated and sized fragments released during ex vivo angioplasty and stenting of human renal artery atherosclerotic specimens removed during aortorenal endarterectomy...
  26. ncbi request reprint Double-lumen carotid plaque: a morbid configuration
    Bo Yu
    Surgical and Radiology Services of the San Francisco Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:1314-7. 2003
    ..Plaque structure was correctly identified in only 1 patient preoperatively. However, during retrospective review of the preoperative imaging studies, the second internal carotid artery lumen was identified in 3 patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Credentialing for carotid artery stenting
    Darren B Schneider
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0222, USA
    Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 17:127-32. 2005
    ..In the following manuscript we review the physician credentialing process, published data, and national society position statements applicable to carotid artery stenting...
  28. ncbi request reprint MRI of geometric and compositional features of vulnerable carotid plaque
    David Saloner
    Department of Radiology, VA Medical Centerand University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Stroke 38:637-41. 2007
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  29. ncbi request reprint Oxidized cholesterol in the diet is a source of oxidized lipoproteins in human serum
    Ilona Staprans
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    J Lipid Res 44:705-15. 2003
    ..It is possible that oxidized cholesterol in the diet accelerates atherosclerosis by increasing oxidized cholesterol levels in circulating LDL and chylomicron remnants...
  30. ncbi request reprint Major carotid plaque surface irregularities correlate with neurologic symptoms
    Aaron Troyer
    Surgical Services of the San Francisco Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, The University of California, San Francisco, 94121, USA
    J Vasc Surg 35:741-7. 2002
    ....
  31. pmc Macrophage-specific apoE gene repair reduces diet-induced hyperlipidemia and atherosclerosis in hypomorphic Apoe mice
    Nathalie Gaudreault
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35816. 2012
    ..This study examined the contribution of macrophage-derived apoE expression levels in diet-induced hyperlipidemia and atherosclerosis...
  32. ncbi request reprint Hepatic endosomal trafficking of lipoprotein-bound endotoxin in rats
    Hobart W Harris
    Department of Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Surg Res 106:188-95. 2002
    ..Taken together these data further elucidate the role of the liver in the host innate immune response to infection and potentially implicate distinct roles for the LDL receptor and LRP in the catabolism of CM-bound LPS...
  33. ncbi request reprint Postoperative outcomes for patients undergoing elective revascularization for critical limb ischemia and intermittent claudication: a subanalysis of the Coronary Artery Revascularization Prophylaxis (CARP) trial
    Amritha Raghunathan
    Vascular Surgery Service, San Francisco VA Medical Center and Univ of California at San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:1175-82. 2006
    ..This multicenter trial was sponsored by the Cooperative Studies Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs...
  34. ncbi request reprint Expansion rates and outcomes for the 3.0-cm to the 3.9-cm infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Steven M Santilli
    Department of Surgery, Minneapolis VAMC and the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55417, USA
    J Vasc Surg 35:666-71. 2002
    ..This study was performed for the determination of the expansion rates and outcomes and for recommendations for the surveillance of the 3.0-cm to 3.9-cm abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Rupture rate of large abdominal aortic aneurysms in patients refusing or unfit for elective repair
    Frank A Lederle
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minn 55417, USA
    JAMA 287:2968-72. 2002
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  36. ncbi request reprint Atheroembolism during percutaneous renal artery revascularization
    Matthew S Edwards
    Division of Surgical Sciences, Section on Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:55-61. 2007
    ..To further characterize procedure-associated atheroembolism, we analyzed recovered atheroembolic debris and clinical data from patients undergoing RA-PTAS with distal embolic protection (DEP)...
  37. 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...