Girma Tefera

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Limb salvage angioplasty in poor surgical candidates
    Girma Tefera
    UW Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 37:99-104. 2003
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Limb-salvage angioplasty in vascular surgery practice
    Girma Tefera
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison 53792, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:988-93. 2005
  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 Absence of buttock claudication following stent-graft coverage of the hypogastric artery without coil embolization in endovascular aneurysm repair
    Matthew Mell
    Section of Vascular Surgery, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 13:415-9. 2006
  8. ncbi 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical implications of non-contrast-enhanced computed tomography for follow-up after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Joseph Louis Bobadilla
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
    Ann Vasc Surg 27:1042-8. 2013
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Limb salvage angioplasty in poor surgical candidates
    Girma Tefera
    UW Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 37:99-104. 2003
    ..Infra-inguinal arterial angioplasty can achieve limb salvage in patients who are at high surgical risk, or do not have good target vessels or adequate conduits for distal revascularization...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Limb-salvage angioplasty in vascular surgery practice
    Girma Tefera
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison 53792, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:988-93. 2005
    ..To assess outcomes of percutaneous infrainguinal arterial angioplasty for treatment of chronic limb-threatening ischemia (CLI) in poor surgical candidates...
  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
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  7. ncbi request reprint Absence of buttock claudication following stent-graft coverage of the hypogastric artery without coil embolization in endovascular aneurysm repair
    Matthew Mell
    Section of Vascular Surgery, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 13:415-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of stent-graft coverage of the hypogastric artery origin without coil embolization during endovascular treatment of aortoiliac or iliac aneurysms...
  8. ncbi 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical implications of non-contrast-enhanced computed tomography for follow-up after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Joseph Louis Bobadilla
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
    Ann Vasc Surg 27:1042-8. 2013
    ..Screening for endoleaks with non-contrast-enhanced volumetric CT has been shown to significantly reduce radiation doses. We evaluated the use of NCT as the primary method of follow-up after EVAR of AAAs...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of time-resolved imaging of contrast kinetics (TRICKS) magnetic resonance angiography for infrageniculate arterial occlusive disease
    Matthew Mell
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:543-8; discussion 548. 2007
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  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Endovascular aortic repair or minimal incision aortic surgery: Which procedure to choose for treatment of high-risk aneurysms?
    Girma Tefera
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Winsconsin, Madison 53792, USA
    Surgery 136:748-53. 2004
    ..This study evaluates use of endovascular aortic repair (EVAR) and minimal incision aortic surgery (MIAS) for treatment of high-risk patients with infrarenal aneurysms...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effect of warfarin therapy on endoleak development after endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) of the abdominal aorta
    Joseph L Bobadilla
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wis 53792 3236, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:267-71. 2010
    ..The incidence of endoleak after AAA repair can be as high as 20% to 30%. We investigated whether warfarin anticoagulation was an independent risk factor for endoleak after EVAR for AAA...
  15. ncbi 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%...
  16. 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...
  17. doi request reprint Endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: nonenhanced volumetric CT for follow-up
    Thorsten A Bley
    Departments of Radiology, Statistics, and Vascular Surgery, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Radiology 253:253-62. 2009
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  18. ncbi request reprint Comparison of minimal incision aortic surgery with endovascular aortic repair
    William Turnipseed
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital, 600 Highland Ave, G5 325, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Am J Surg 186:287-91. 2003
    ..Enthusiasm for endovascular aortic repair (EVAR) has been tempered by midterm outcomes that raise valid concern about long-term durability...
  19. 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...
  20. doi request reprint Syndromes associated with the deep veins: phlegmasia cerulea dolens, May-Thurner syndrome, and nutcracker syndrome
    Pasithorn A Suwanabol
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, G5 315 Clinical Sciences Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792 3284, USA
    Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 22:223-30. 2010
    ..Endovascular techniques have evolved and now play a significant role in the treatment of both phlegmasia cerulea dolens and May-Thurner syndrome. However, endovascular therapy for nutcracker syndrome remains untested...
  21. ncbi request reprint Vertebral artery embolic protection via ipsilateral brachial approach during left subclavian artery angioplasty and stenting--a case report
    Giorgio Gimelli
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 40:235-8. 2006
    ..The successful treatment of the subclavian artery enabled the complete removal of the infected graft without need for major vascular reconstruction...
  22. ncbi request reprint Successful covered stent-graft exclusion of carotid artery pseudo-aneurysm: two case reports and review of literature
    Vanita Ahuja
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 21:367-72. 2007
    ..Endovascular therapy is emerging as a safer alternative to open-surgical therapy. We describe two cases of CPA treated with commercially available Viabahn stent graft system (Gore AL, Flagstaff, AZ)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of ovarian vein thrombosis
    Sandra Carr
    University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 40:505-8. 2006
    ..The management of ovarian vein thrombosis may involve systemic anticoagulation, antibiotics, thrombolysis, open surgical treatment, or a combination of these...
  24. pmc Surgical management of retroperitoneal leiomyosarcoma arising from the inferior vena cava
    Barbara Zarebczan Dull
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:2166-71. 2013
    ..In this article, we will present background information on retroperitoneal leiomyosarcomas and the technical aspects of surgical resection and vascular reconstructive options of the IVC. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint Stent migration and folding in the subclavian vein during subclavian hemodialysis catheter placement
    Madhurima Adulla
    Division of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53713, USA
    Semin Dial 22:81-3. 2009
    ..Clinical vascular practice guidelines for vascular access on the use of fluoroscopy for temporary HD catheter placement may need to be re-evaluated with the reported increase in stent placement in the US HD population...
  26. ncbi request reprint How should medical student surgical rotations be structured to optimize education?
    Sharon M Weber
    University of Wisconsin, Department of Surgery, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Surg Res 126:145-8. 2005
    ..We evaluated improvements in knowledge for students exposed to the two following types of surgical education: (1) traditional service-based rotations and (2) focused mini-rotations in a surgical subspecialty...