Carlos H Timaran

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Endovascular aortic aneurysm repair with the Zenith endograft in patients with ectatic iliac arteries
    Carlos H Timaran
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 19:161-6. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Influence of age, aneurysm size, and patient fitness on suitability for endovascular aortic aneurysm repair
    Carlos H Timaran
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9157, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 22:730-5. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and utility of three-dimensional contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography in planning carotid stenting
    Carlos H Timaran
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:257-63; discussion 263-4. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Endovascular aortic aneurysm repair in patients with the highest risk and in-hospital mortality in the United States
    Carlos H Timaran
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5909 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    Arch Surg 142:520-4; discussion 524-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in blood flow velocities after carotid angioplasty and stenting
    Carlos H Timaran
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX75390 9157, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 21:576-9. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Intracranial hemorrhage after carotid endarterectomy and carotid stenting in the United States in 2005
    Carlos H Timaran
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:623-8; discussion 628-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Atherosclerotic plaque composition assessed by virtual histology intravascular ultrasound and cerebral embolization after carotid stenting
    Carlos H Timaran
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:1188-94. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Trends and outcomes of concurrent carotid revascularization and coronary bypass
    Carlos H Timaran
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tex, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:355-360; discussion 360-1. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of open-cell vs closed-cell stents for carotid stenting and effects of stent design on cerebral embolization
    Carlos H Timaran
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:1310-1316.e1; discussion 1316. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Predictors of outcome for renal artery stenting performed for salvage of renal function
    J Gregory Modrall
    Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:1414-1421.e1; discussion 1420-1. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Endovascular aortic aneurysm repair with the Zenith endograft in patients with ectatic iliac arteries
    Carlos H Timaran
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 19:161-6. 2005
    ..Moreover, the presence of large CIAs was not associated with an increased risk of adverse iliac-related outcome or subsequent IRSI. Long-term surveillance, however, is mandatory, as IRSIs may be necessary...
  2. doi request reprint Influence of age, aneurysm size, and patient fitness on suitability for endovascular aortic aneurysm repair
    Carlos H Timaran
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9157, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 22:730-5. 2008
    ..Conversely, suitability has not significantly changed for small AAAs. Overall, EVAR suitability is not influenced by age, aneurysm size, or patient fitness...
  3. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and utility of three-dimensional contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography in planning carotid stenting
    Carlos H Timaran
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:257-63; discussion 263-4. 2007
    ..This study assessed the accuracy of three-dimensional CE-MRA as a noninvasive screening tool, compared with digital subtraction angiography (DSA), for evaluating carotid and arch morphology before CAS...
  4. ncbi request reprint Endovascular aortic aneurysm repair in patients with the highest risk and in-hospital mortality in the United States
    Carlos H Timaran
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5909 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    Arch Surg 142:520-4; discussion 524-5. 2007
    ..This finding was predominantly caused by the substantial in-hospital mortality after EVAR (9%)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in blood flow velocities after carotid angioplasty and stenting
    Carlos H Timaran
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX75390 9157, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 21:576-9. 2007
    ..Our data indicate that similar criteria should be used after CAS for interpreting carotid velocity profiles in both women and men...
  6. doi request reprint Intracranial hemorrhage after carotid endarterectomy and carotid stenting in the United States in 2005
    Carlos H Timaran
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:623-8; discussion 628-9. 2009
    ..The effect of more intense dual antiplatelet therapy required for CAS on the frequency of ICH has not been established. This study was undertaken to evaluate the nationwide occurrence of ICH associated with CAS vs CEA...
  7. doi request reprint Atherosclerotic plaque composition assessed by virtual histology intravascular ultrasound and cerebral embolization after carotid stenting
    Carlos H Timaran
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:1188-94. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between atherosclerotic plaque composition determined with VH-IVUS and the occurrence of cerebral embolization after carotid artery stenting (CAS)...
  8. doi request reprint Trends and outcomes of concurrent carotid revascularization and coronary bypass
    Carlos H Timaran
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tex, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:355-360; discussion 360-1. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the nationwide trends and outcomes of CAS before CABG vs combined CEA and CABG and to assess the risk for adverse events...
  9. doi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of open-cell vs closed-cell stents for carotid stenting and effects of stent design on cerebral embolization
    Carlos H Timaran
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:1310-1316.e1; discussion 1316. 2011
    ..The purpose of this trial was to contrast the incidence of subclinical cerebral embolization in high-risk patients undergoing carotid artery stenting (CAS) with open-cell vs closed-cell stents...
  10. doi request reprint Predictors of outcome for renal artery stenting performed for salvage of renal function
    J Gregory Modrall
    Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:1414-1421.e1; discussion 1420-1. 2011
    ..To identify preoperative clinical features that predict a durable improvement in renal function with renal artery stenting (RAS)...
  11. doi request reprint Longitudinal changes in kidney parenchymal volume associated with renal artery stenting
    J Gregory Modrall
    Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:774-80; discussion 780. 2012
    ..This study assessed the longitudinal changes in renal volume after renal artery stenting (RAS) to determine if renal mass is preserved by stenting...
  12. ncbi request reprint Iliac artery stenting in patients with poor distal runoff: Influence of concomitant infrainguinal arterial reconstruction
    Carlos H Timaran
    Department of Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:479-84; discussion 484-5. 2003
    ..This study evaluated the influence of CIAR on outcome of iliac angioplasty and stenting (IAS) in patients with poor distal runoff...
  13. doi request reprint Assessing outcomes to determine whether symptoms related to hypertension justify renal artery stenting
    J Gregory Modrall
    Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:413-9; discussion 419-20. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint Effect of hospital volume on in-hospital mortality for renal artery bypass
    J Gregory Modrall
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 43:339-45. 2009
    ..A recent report determined that the nationwide mortality for renal artery bypass (RAB) is surprisingly high-10%. We hypothesized that operative mortality for RAB is related to the volume of such operations performed in each center...
  15. doi request reprint Operative mortality for renal artery bypass in the United States: Results from the National Inpatient Sample
    J Gregory Modrall
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:317-322. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to define the operative mortality rate for RABG in the United States and to identify risk factors for perioperative mortality...
  16. doi request reprint Percutaneous access for endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: can selection criteria be expanded?
    Stephen T Smith
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 23:621-6. 2009
    ..02). This study demonstrates that patients with obesity or severely calcified femoral arteries can be successfully treated percutaneously with fewer minor groin complications...
  17. doi request reprint The effects of operative indication and urgency of intervention on patient outcomes after thoracic aortic endografting
    Martyn Knowles
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:926-34. 2011
    ..The purpose of this report was to analyze a large single institution experience in endovascular thoracic aortic repair based on clinical presentation as well as within and outside specific instructions for use...
  18. pmc Open-cell versus closed-cell stent design differences in blood flow velocities after carotid stenting
    Damon S Pierce
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:602-6; discussion 606. 2009
    ..To identify possible stent design differences in carotid velocities, we analyzed DUS studies obtained before and immediately after carotid artery stenting (CAS)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Influence of type II endoleak volume on aneurysm wall pressure and distribution in an experimental model
    Carlos H Timaran
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:657-63. 2005
    ..To better understand this observation, we investigated the influence of endoleak size on pressure transmitted to the aneurysm wall and its distribution within the aneurysm sac...
  20. doi request reprint Clinical and kidney morphologic predictors of outcome for renal artery stenting: data to inform patient selection
    J Gregory Modrall
    Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:1282-89; discussion 1289-90. 2011
    ..The purpose of the current study was to identify clinical and kidney morphologic features that predict a favorable blood pressure (BP) response to renal artery stenting (RAS)...
  21. doi request reprint Utility and accuracy of duplex ultrasonography in evaluating in-stent restenosis after carotid stenting
    Todd Cumbie
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 196:623-8. 2008
    ..Stents alter flow velocities after carotid artery stenting (CAS). To identify criteria for in-stent restenosis (ISR), velocities obtained by duplex ultrasonography (DU) after CAS were analyzed...
  22. doi request reprint Sex, race, and age distributions of mean aortic wall thickness in a multiethnic population-based sample
    Eric B Rosero
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:950-7. 2011
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  23. doi request reprint Optimal medical therapy predicts amputation-free survival in chronic critical limb ischemia
    Jayer Chung
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tex Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 58:972-80. 2013
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  24. doi request reprint Cerebral embolization in asymptomatic versus symptomatic patients after carotid stenting
    Hans H Tulip
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:1579-84; discussion 1584. 2012
    ..This study assessed the occurrence of cerebral embolization after CAS for asymptomatic vs symptomatic carotid stenosis...
  25. doi request reprint Defining the type of surgeon volume that influences the outcomes for open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    J Gregory Modrall
    Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Dallas, Tex, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:1599-604. 2011
    ..We tested this hypothesis by comparing the impact of operation-specific surgeon volume versus composite surgeon volume on surgical outcomes, using open abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair as the index operation...
  26. doi request reprint Secondary aortoenteric fistulas versus paraprosthetic erosions: is bleeding associated with a worse outcome?
    R James Valentine
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9031, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:922-7. 2008
    ..The purposes of this study were to compare the outcomes of AEF versus PPE and to determine predictors of mortality associated with these lesions...
  27. ncbi request reprint Predicting aneurysm enlargement in patients with persistent type II endoleaks
    Carlos H Timaran
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 111E 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:1157-62. 2004
    ..To identify factors that might contribute to aneurysm expansion, we analyzed the influence of several variables on aneurysm growth in patients with persistent type II endoleaks after endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Discontinuous, staccato growth of abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Harrie Kurvers
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 199:709-15. 2004
    ..To evaluate whether abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) growth in individual patients can be characterized as continuous or discontinuous (staccato)...
  29. pmc Differential outcomes of carotid stenting and endarterectomy performed exclusively by vascular surgeons in the Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy versus Stenting Trial (CREST)
    Carlos H Timaran
    Dallas Veterans Administration Medical Center University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:303-8. 2013
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  30. doi request reprint The association between plasma caspase-3, atherosclerosis, and vascular function in the Dallas Heart Study
    Susan Matulevicius
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Apoptosis 13:1281-9. 2008
    ..Caspase-3, an apoptosis protease, is expressed in atherosclerotic plaques. We examined the relationship between plasma caspase-3 levels, aortic compliance, and atherosclerosis...
  31. ncbi request reprint Aortic reconstruction with femoral-popliteal vein: graft stenosis incidence, risk and reintervention
    Adam W Beck
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:36-43; discussion 44. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of FPV graft failure due to stenosis after neoaortoiliac system (NAIS) reconstruction, and to identify risk factors for this complication...
  32. ncbi request reprint Late incidence of chronic venous insufficiency after deep vein harvest
    J Gregory Modrall
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:520-5; discussion 525. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to define the late incidence of chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) and to characterize the long-term alterations in venous physiology after DV harvest...
  33. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of small aortic aneurysms does not alter anatomic suitability for endovascular repair
    Franklin S Yau
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:96-100. 2007
    ..5 cm). The purpose of this study was to determine whether small AAA growth is associated with the development of morphologic characteristics that decrease eligibility for EVAR...
  34. doi request reprint Extracranial carotid artery aneurysms in two of three monozygotic triplets with tuberous sclerosis complex
    Melissa L Kirkwood
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:1120-2. 2013
    ..To the authors' knowledge, this is the first reported case of monozygotic siblings who both manifested this rare expression of TSC...
  35. doi request reprint A systematic review of the limitations and approaches to improve detection and management of peripheral arterial disease in Hispanics
    Eric B Rosero
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:27S-35S. 2010
    ..Understanding the epidemiology of PAD to improve its detection and treatment among Hispanics is relevant to reduce disparities in the health status of this group, the most rapidly growing ethnic minority in the United States...
  36. ncbi request reprint Aggressive percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy of deep venous thrombosis: early clinical results
    Frank R Arko
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5909 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75903, USA
    Arch Surg 142:513-8; discussion 518-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy for deep venous thrombosis (DVT)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Low rates of complications for carotid artery stenting are associated with a high clinician volume of carotid artery stenting and aortic endografting but not with a high volume of percutaneous coronary interventions
    J Gregory Modrall
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tex Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 60:70-6. 2014
    ..The goal of this study was to quantify the effect of increasing clinician volume of CAS, endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR), and thoracic endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (TEVAR), and PCI on the outcomes for CAS...
  38. ncbi request reprint Predictors for adverse outcome after iliac angioplasty and stenting for limb-threatening ischemia
    Carlos H Timaran
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, and Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, 37920 6999, USA
    J Vasc Surg 36:507-13. 2002
    ....
  39. doi request reprint The association between peptidoglycan recognition protein-1 and coronary and peripheral atherosclerosis: Observations from the Dallas Heart Study
    Anand Rohatgi
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, 75390 9047, United States
    Atherosclerosis 203:569-75. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that PGLYRP-1 is associated with subclinical atherosclerosis as measured by computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging...
  40. pmc Trends in workforce diversity in vascular surgery programs in the United States
    Katherine Kane
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:1514-9. 2009
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Trends and outcomes of malignant hyperthermia in the United States, 2000 to 2005
    Eric B Rosero
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9157, USA
    Anesthesiology 110:89-94. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the current incidence of MH and the predictors associated with in-hospital mortality in the United States...
  42. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy: how effective is preoperative sestamibi scanning?
    W Matthew Vassy
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Medical Center Knoxville, Knoxville, Tennessee 37920, USA
    Am Surg 69:1090-4. 2003
    ..767) to be predictive of MIP completion. In conclusion, sestamibi scanning effectively predicted the ability to perform MIP. However, preoperative calcium and PTH predicted neither sestamibi scan results nor completion of MIP...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effects of estrogen, progesterone, and combination exposure on interleukin-1 beta-induced expression of VCAM-1, ICAM-1, PECAM, and E-selectin by human female iliac artery endothelial cells
    K Todd Piercy
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, 37920, USA
    J Surg Res 105:215-9. 2002
    ..This study supports extension of the beneficial effects ascribed to HRT to include the peripheral arterial endothelium of healthy women...
  44. ncbi request reprint Iliac artery stenting versus surgical reconstruction for TASC (TransAtlantic Inter-Society Consensus) type B and type C iliac lesions
    Carlos H Timaran
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery and Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tennessee Medical Center, 1924 Alcoa Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920 6999, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:272-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of risk factors on outcome of iliac stenting and operative procedures used to treat TASC type B and type C lesions...
  45. ncbi request reprint Infrainguinal bypass grafting using lyophilized saphenous vein allografts for limb salvage
    Carlos H Timaran
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery and Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    Cardiovasc Surg 10:315-9. 2002
    ..Lyophilized veins therefore are not useful alternative conduits in patients with critical ischemia and no suitable autologous vein grafts...
  46. ncbi request reprint System to decrease length of stay for vascular surgery
    Taylor Reed
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine New York, NY 10467, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:395-9. 2004
    ..Reduction of length of stay (LOS) is critical for optimal use of hospital resources. We developed and evaluated a system to aggressively reduce LOS for vascular surgery...
  47. ncbi request reprint Variability of maximal aortic aneurysm diameter measurements on CT scan: significance and methods to minimize
    Neal S Cayne
    Department of Vascular Surgery, NYU Medical Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:811-5. 2004
    ..We noted substantial differences when measuring repeatedly the same abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) on the same computed tomography (CT) scan. This study quantitated this variability, and methods to minimize it were developed...