Ali F Aburahma

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Affiliation: West Virginia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Impact of chronic renal insufficiency on the early and late clinical outcomes of carotid artery stenting using serum creatinine vs glomerular filtration rate
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 218:797-805. 2014
  2. doi The effect of surgeon's specialty and volume on the perioperative outcome of carotid endarterectomy
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 58:666-72. 2013
  3. doi Perioperative and late clinical outcomes of percutaneous transluminal stentings of the celiac and superior mesenteric arteries over the past decade
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:1052-61. 2013
  4. doi Impact of chronic renal insufficiency using serum creatinine vs glomerular filtration rate on perioperative clinical outcomes of carotid endarterectomy
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:525-32; discussion 532-3. 2013
  5. doi Critical analysis of renal duplex ultrasound parameters in detecting significant renal artery stenosis
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:1052-9, 1060.e1; discussion 1059-60. 2012
  6. doi Duplex ultrasound interpretation criteria for inferior mesenteric arteries
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    Vascular 20:145-9. 2012
  7. ncbi Mesenteric/celiac duplex ultrasound interpretation criteria revisited
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:428-436.e6; discussion 435-6. 2012
  8. doi Processes of care for carotid endarterectomy: surgical and anesthesia considerations
    Ali F Aburahma
    Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University, Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:921-33. 2009
  9. ncbi Proposed duplex velocity criteria for carotid restenosis following carotid endarterectomy with patch closure
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WVa 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:286-91, 291.e1-2; discussion 291. 2009
  10. doi The correlation of aortic neck length to early and late outcomes in endovascular aneurysm repair patients
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:738-48. 2009

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Publications76

  1. ncbi Impact of chronic renal insufficiency on the early and late clinical outcomes of carotid artery stenting using serum creatinine vs glomerular filtration rate
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 218:797-805. 2014
    ..This study analyzed the impact of chronic renal insufficiency (CRI) on early and late clinical outcomes of carotid artery stenting (CAS) using serum creatinine and glomerular filtration rate (GFR)...
  2. doi The effect of surgeon's specialty and volume on the perioperative outcome of carotid endarterectomy
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 58:666-72. 2013
    ..However, only a few studies have reported on the impact of surgeons' specialty and volume on the perioperative outcome of CEA...
  3. doi Perioperative and late clinical outcomes of percutaneous transluminal stentings of the celiac and superior mesenteric arteries over the past decade
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:1052-61. 2013
    ..However, most of these reports had small samples and short follow-up periods...
  4. doi Impact of chronic renal insufficiency using serum creatinine vs glomerular filtration rate on perioperative clinical outcomes of carotid endarterectomy
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:525-32; discussion 532-3. 2013
    ..However, only a few used glomerular filtration rate (GFR) (Modification of Diet in Renal Disease) in their analysis...
  5. doi Critical analysis of renal duplex ultrasound parameters in detecting significant renal artery stenosis
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:1052-9, 1060.e1; discussion 1059-60. 2012
    ..This study is the largest to date to compare RDU imaging vs angiography and assess various published Doppler criteria...
  6. doi Duplex ultrasound interpretation criteria for inferior mesenteric arteries
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    Vascular 20:145-9. 2012
    ..1661 and 0.4568, respectively). In conclusion, specific IMA PSVs, EDVs and IMA/aortic systolic ratios can be used in detecting significant IMA stenosis with reasonable accuracy...
  7. ncbi Mesenteric/celiac duplex ultrasound interpretation criteria revisited
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:428-436.e6; discussion 435-6. 2012
    ..The present study is based on the largest number of mesenteric duplex/angiography correlations reported to date for the diagnosis of SMA/CA stenosis...
  8. doi Processes of care for carotid endarterectomy: surgical and anesthesia considerations
    Ali F Aburahma
    Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University, Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:921-33. 2009
    ..e. stroke, MI, or death. However, the GALA trial concluded that the perioperative stroke/MI and death rates were equivalent in both techniques...
  9. ncbi Proposed duplex velocity criteria for carotid restenosis following carotid endarterectomy with patch closure
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WVa 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:286-91, 291.e1-2; discussion 291. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine if patch angioplasty closure alters velocities just distal to CEA and to define the optimal velocities for detecting >or=30%, >or=50%, and >or=70% restenosis...
  10. doi The correlation of aortic neck length to early and late outcomes in endovascular aneurysm repair patients
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:738-48. 2009
    ..Recently, however, more liberal use of EVAR has been advocated. This study analyzes the correlation of aortic neck length to early and late outcomes...
  11. ncbi Optimal carotid duplex velocity criteria for defining the severity of carotid in-stent restenosis
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:589-94. 2008
    ..This prospective study will further define the optimal velocities in detecting various severities of in-stent restenosis: >or=30%, >or=50%, and 80% to 99%...
  12. doi Safety and efficacy of carotid angioplasty/stenting in 100 consecutive high surgical risk patients: immediate and long-term follow-up
    Ali F Aburahma
    R C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, West Virginia
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 42:433-9. 2008
    ..A Kaplan-Meier lifetable analysis was used to estimate survival rates, rates of freedom from stroke, and freedom from > or =50% in-stent restenosis...
  13. ncbi Angioplasty and stenting versus carotid-subclavian bypass for the treatment of isolated subclavian artery disease
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Vascular Laboratory, and Vascular Center of Excellence, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, West Virginia 25304, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 14:698-704. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi Primary iliac stenting versus transluminal angioplasty with selective stenting
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:965-970. 2007
    ..The preferential use of primary iliac stenting vs selective stenting is controversial. This study compares the early and late clinical outcomes of primary vs selective iliac stenting at our institution...
  15. ncbi Carotid duplex velocity criteria revisited for the diagnosis of carotid in-stent restenosis
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, West Virginia University, Charleston Area Medical Center, WV 25304, USA
    Vascular 15:119-25. 2007
    ..The currently used carotid DUS velocity criteria overestimated the incidence of in-stent restenosis. We propose new velocity criteria for the ICA PSV of > 155 cm/s to define > or = 30% in-stent restenosis...
  16. ncbi Complications of diagnostic arteriography performed by a vascular surgeon in a recent series of 558 patients
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia, University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    Vascular 15:92-7. 2007
    ..It was determined that diagnostic arteriography can be done safely by experienced vascular surgeons with low complication rates that compare favorably with what was published by interventional radiologists...
  17. ncbi Primary carotid artery stenting versus carotid artery stenting for postcarotid endarterectomy stenosis
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:1031-9. 2009
    ..This study compared early and midterm clinical outcomes for primary CAS vs CAS for post-CEA stenosis...
  18. ncbi Early and late clinical outcomes of endovascular aneurysm repair in patients with an angulated neck
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    Vascular 18:93-101. 2010
    ..0013). EVAR can be used for patients with an angulated aortic neck but was associated with a higher rate of early and late type I endoleaks and early interventions...
  19. pmc Natural history of > or =60% asymptomatic carotid stenosis in patients with contralateral carotid occlusion
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, Of West Virginia University, Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    Ann Surg 238:551-61; discussion 561-2. 2003
    ..Our prospective study analyzed the natural history of > or =60% ACS in patients with contralateral carotid occlusion (CCO)...
  20. doi Shunting during carotid endarterectomy
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:1502-10. 2011
    ..In this study, we review the available evidence supporting shunting, nonshunting, and selective shunting during CEA...
  21. doi Correlation of intraoperative collateral perfusion pressure during carotid endarterectomy and status of the contralateral carotid artery and collateral cerebral blood flow
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 25:830-6. 2011
    ....
  22. doi The relationship of preoperative thrombus load and location to the development of type II endoleak and sac regression
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:1534-41. 2011
    ..This study examined the correlation of preoperative thrombus load and location to the incidence of TIIE and late sac regression...
  23. doi Duplex criteria for determining ≥50% and ≥80% internal carotid artery stenosis following carotid endarterectomy with patch angioplasty
    Ali F Aburahma
    Vascular Center of Excellence, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, 3110 MacCorkle Ave, SE, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    Vascular 19:15-20. 2011
    ..Standard duplex velocity criteria should be revised after CEA using patching. Specific carotid duplex velocities can be used to detect ≥50% and ≥80% restenosis after CEA with patch closure prior to carotid intervention/CAS...
  24. doi Clinical outcomes for hostile versus favorable aortic neck anatomy in endovascular aortic aneurysm repair using modular devices
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:13-21. 2011
    ..Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) is not generally recommended for patients with hostile neck anatomy. This study analyzed the clinical implications of various clinical features of proximal aortic neck anatomy...
  25. doi Critical appraisal of the Carotid Duplex Consensus criteria in the diagnosis of carotid artery stenosis
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:53-9; discussion 59-60. 2011
    ..Clinicians have relied on published institutional experience for interpreting carotid duplex ultrasound studies (CDUS). This study will validate the ultrasound imaging consensus criteria published in 2003...
  26. doi Carotid artery stenting outcomes are equivalent to carotid endarterectomy outcomes for patients with post-carotid endarterectomy stenosis
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:1180-7. 2010
    ..Carotid artery stenting (CAS) has been advocated as an alternative to redo surgery for patients with post-carotid endarterectomy (CEA) stenosis. This study compares early and late clinical outcomes for both groups...
  27. doi Prospective randomized trial of routine versus selective shunting in carotid endarterectomy based on stump pressure
    Ali F Aburahma
    Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:1133-8. 2010
    ..The use of shunting in carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is controversial. This randomized trial compared the results of routine (RS) vs selective shunting (SS) based on stump pressure (SP)...
  28. ncbi Prospective randomized trial of ACUSEAL (Gore-Tex) versus Hemashield-Finesse patching during carotid endarterectomy: early results
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:881-4. 2007
    ..Recently, we reported a satisfactory hemostasis time using the new hemostatic PTFE patch (ACUSEAL by Gore). This study is the first prospective randomized trial comparing the ACUSEAL patch with the HP Finesse patch...
  29. ncbi Fate of endoleaks detected by CT angiography and missed by color duplex ultrasound in endovascular grafts for abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Ali F Aburahma
    Vascular Center of Excellence, Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia 25304, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 13:490-5. 2006
    ..To analyze the clinical implications of endoleaks documented by computed tomographic angiography (CTA) and missed by color duplex ultrasound (CDU)...
  30. ncbi Prospective study of carotid endarterectomy with modified polytetrafluoroethylene (ACUSEAL) patching: early and late results
    Ali F Aburahma
    Robert C Byrd Health Science Center, West Virginia University, Charleston Area Medical Center, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:789-93. 2005
    ..This is the first study of CEA using a new hemostatic modified PTFE patch (GORE-TEX) analyzing the early and late outcomes...
  31. ncbi Clinical implications of power Doppler three-dimensional ultrasonography
    Ali F Aburahma
    Vascular Center of Excellence, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV, USA
    Vascular 12:293-300. 2004
    ..Power Doppler ultrasonography is capable of defining the severity or extent of vascular disease, particularly in differentiating subtotal from total arterial occlusion...
  32. ncbi Computed tomography versus color duplex ultrasound for surveillance of abdominal aortic stent-grafts
    Ali F Aburahma
    Vascular Center of Excellence and Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, West Virginia 25304, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 12:568-73. 2005
    ..To compare the ability of computed tomography (CT) and color duplex ultrasound (CDUS) to detect endoleak and accurately measure aortic aneurysm diameters after endovascular repair...
  33. ncbi Angioplasty/stenting of the superior mesenteric artery and celiac trunk: early and late outcomes
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University, Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 10:1046-53. 2003
    ..To analyze the early results and durability of angioplasty/stenting of the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) and celiac trunk (CT)...
  34. ncbi Natural history of carotid artery stenosis contralateral to endarterectomy: results from two randomized prospective trials
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center at West Virginia University, Charleston Area Medical Center, 3100 MacCorkle Avenue SE, Ste 603, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:1154-61. 2003
    ..A few nonrandomized studies have reported the natural history of carotid artery stenosis (CAS) contralateral to carotid endarterectomy (CEA). This study analyzed this condition with data from two randomized prospective trials...
  35. ncbi Complications of diagnostic carotid/cerebral arteriography when performed by a vascular surgeon
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 40:189-95. 2006
    ..011). Carotid/cerebral arteriography can be done safely by experienced vascular surgeons with minimal perioperative complications that compare favorably with what has been reported in the radiology literature...
  36. ncbi Natural history of carotid artery occlusion contralateral to carotid endarterectomy
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV, USA
    J Vasc Surg 44:62-6. 2006
    ..This study analyzes the natural history of patients with carotid artery occlusion contralateral to CEA, specifically assessing long-term neurologic events occurring in the hemisphere associated with the occluded carotid artery...
  37. ncbi Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms using 3 commercially available devices: midterm results
    Ali F Aburahma
    Vascular Center of Excellence and Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University, Charleston, West Virginia 25304, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 11:641-8. 2004
    ..To report the early and midterm results of 3 commercially available stent-grafts for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) exclusion...
  38. doi Predictors of percutaneous access failure requiring open femoral surgical conversion during endovascular aortic aneurysm repair
    Albeir Y Mousa
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WVa Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 58:1213-9. 2013
    ..To determine predictors of percutaneous (PEVAR) access failure requiring conversion to an open approach (OEVAR) during endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR)...
  39. ncbi Short- and long-term outcomes of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty/stenting of renal fibromuscular dysplasia over a ten-year period
    Albeir Y Mousa
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:421-7. 2012
    ....
  40. doi Clopidogrel use before renal artery angioplasty with/without stent placement resulted in tertiary procedure risk reduction
    Albeir Y Mousa
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:416-23. 2012
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the effect of preprocedural clopidogrel on target vessel revascularization (TVR), reintervention, and restenosis for patients who underwent recurrent renal artery angioplasty...
  41. doi Duplex velocity criteria for native celiac/superior mesenteric artery stenosis vs in-stent stenosis
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:730-8. 2012
    ..Only one study has been published which concluded that DVC for native SMA stenosis overestimated stenosis in stented SMAs. The purpose of this study was to analyze DVC in detecting CA/SMA in-stent stenosis (ISS)...
  42. doi Patency in arteriovenous grafts in hemodialysis patients
    Albeir Y Mousa
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 47:438-43. 2013
    ..This study examines factors associated with arteriovenous graft (AVG) patency...
  43. pmc Prospective randomized trial of carotid endarterectomy with polytetrafluoroethylene versus collagen-impregnated dacron (Hemashield) patching: late follow-up
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert A Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, 3100 MacCorkle Avenue, Suite 603, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    Ann Surg 237:885-92; discussion 892-3. 2003
    ..To compare the late clinical outcome and incidence of recurrent stenosis after carotid endarterectomy (CEA) with polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) versus Hemashield patching...
  44. doi Antibiotic-loaded polymethylmethacrylate beads for the treatment of extracavitary vascular surgical site infections
    Patrick A Stone
    Department of Vascular Surgery, West Virginia University, Charleston, WVa 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:1706-11. 2012
    ..This study assessed the efficacy of antibiotic-loaded polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) beads in the treatment of lower extremity vascular surgical site infections (VSSIs)...
  45. doi Evolving treatment of popliteal artery aneurysms
    Patrick A Stone
    Department of Vascular Surgery, West Virginia University, Charleston, WVa 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:1306-10. 2013
    ....
  46. doi Ten-year experience with renal artery in-stent stenosis
    Patrick A Stone
    West Virginia University, Charleston Division, Vascular Center of Excellence, 3100 MacCorkle Ave, Charleston, WV 33606, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:1026-31. 2011
    ..Renal stenting has become the treatment of choice for RAS in most centers. Primary patency of RAS is well defined, but limited data are available on outcomes of secondary interventions for treatment of in-stent restenosis...
  47. ncbi Early postsurgical carotid restenosis: redo surgery versus angioplasty/stenting
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University, Charleston, West Virginia, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 9:566-72. 2002
    ..To compare the results of balloon angioplasty/stenting (BA/S) versus redo surgery in patients with early carotid restenosis...
  48. ncbi Lysis/balloon angioplasty versus thrombectomy/ open patch angioplasty of failed femoropopliteal polytetrafluoroethylene bypass grafts
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University, Charleston, USA
    J Vasc Surg 35:307-15. 2002
    ..None of these studies have compared the results of lysis/PTA versus thrombectomy/open patch repair for failed above-knee polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) FPGs...
  49. ncbi Carotid plaque ultrasonic heterogeneity and severity of stenosis
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University, Charleston, USA
    Stroke 33:1772-5. 2002
    ..Several studies have reported on the correlation of ultrasonic carotid plaque morphology, cerebrovascular symptoms, and intraplaque hemorrhage. This study correlates ultrasonic carotid plaque morphology with the degree of carotid stenosis...
  50. doi Prospective randomized trial of ACUSEAL (Gore-Tex) vs Finesse (Hemashield) patching during carotid endarterectomy: long-term outcome
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV
    J Vasc Surg 48:99-103. 2008
    ..This study examined the long-term clinical outcome and incidence of restenosis after carotid endarterectomy using the new ACUSEAL (Gore-Tex) patching vs Hemashield Finesse (Boston Scientific Corp, Natick, Mass) patching...
  51. ncbi Restenting for subclavian in-stent restenosis with symptomatic recurrent coronary-subclavian steal
    Mark C Bates
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University, Charleston, West Virginia, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 9:676-9. 2002
    ..To determine whether restenting for recurrent coronary-subclavian syndrome is technically feasible, provides durable results, and is a reasonable alternative to surgery...
  52. ncbi Patch closure improves results with carotid endarterectomy
    Ali F Aburahma
    Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 17:243-52. 2004
    ..We also conclude that for those who like to preserve the saphenous vein, the preferential use of polytetrafluoroethylene or Dacron Hemashield Finesse patching may be appropriate...
  53. doi A 10-year experience of infection following carotid endarterectomy with patch angioplasty
    Patrick A Stone
    West Virginia University, Charleston Division, Charleston, WV, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:1473-7. 2011
    ..Our institution has preferentially used PTFE for the majority of cases, and here, we report our experience with postoperative infection following endarterectomy over the last decade...
  54. ncbi Treatment of asymptomatic carotid stenosis with contralateral carotid occlusion
    Ali F Aburahma
    Vascular Center of Excellence, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University, Charleston, West Virginia, USA
    Adv Surg 38:247-65. 2004
  55. doi The utilization of the double-bubble aortic configuration to seal infra-renal aortic aneurysms: a case report and review of literature
    Albeir Y Mousa
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, SE, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 45:356-8. 2011
    ..This case report highlights the benefit of having such an aortic configuration as an adjunct tool for proximal sealing zones and demonstrates that certain anatomy may be beneficial in selected patients...
  56. ncbi Factors affecting perioperative mortality and wound-related complications following major lower extremity amputations
    Patrick A Stone
    Department of Surgery, West Virginia University Charleston Division, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 20:209-16. 2006
    ..Wound-healing problems are frequently encountered and must be minimized to facilitate early mobilization and hospital discharge...
  57. doi Current update on the status of totally percutaneous aneurysm repair
    Albeir Y Mousa
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 47:409-14. 2013
    ..We should examine all available studies (both prospective and retrospective) in order to draw a conclusion and evidence-based outcome for selecting patients who would benefit the most from PEVAR. ..
  58. doi Basic data underlying clinical decision making in vascular surgery: arterial access for percutaneous procedures
    Patrick A Stone
    West Virginia University, Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 27:379-88. 2013
    ..A thorough understanding of the basic data underlying complications related to these procedures is imperative and is thoroughly reviewed...
  59. ncbi Hypothenar hammer syndrome in a 22-year-old male patient: a case report and review of literature
    Albeir Y Mousa
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, 3110 MacCorkle Avenue SE, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    Vascular 20:100-3. 2012
    ..This case report outlines the clinical presentation of this rare condition, along with a recent review of the literature...
  60. ncbi Prospective controlled study of the natural history of asymptomatic 60% to 69% carotid stenosis according to ultrasonic plaque morphology
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, USA
    J Vasc Surg 36:437-42. 2002
    ..This study analyzes the natural history of 60% to 69% ACS according to ultrasonic plaque morphology and its implication on treatment...
  61. ncbi An update on endovascular therapy of the lower extremities
    Mark C Bates
    Vascular Center of Excellence, and the Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University, Charleston, West Virginia 25304, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 11:II107-127. 2004
    ..We review in this article the status of percutaneous endovascular techniques for the treatment of lower extremity vascular occlusive disease...
  62. ncbi Prospective randomized study of carotid endarterectomy with polytetrafluoroethylene versus collagen-impregnated Dacron (Hemashield) patching: perioperative (30-day) results
    Ali F Aburahma
    Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 35:125-30. 2002
    ..Therefore, many surgeons are using collagen-impregnated Dacron patching (Hemashield [HP]). This study is the first prospective randomized trial comparing CEA with PTFE patching versus HP patching...
  63. doi Current update of cerebral embolic protection devices
    Albeir Y Mousa
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and the Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WVa 25304, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:1429-37. 2012
    ..This review provides an overview of the current status of EPDs and highlights the unique features of each device, followed by suggestions for application in specific clinical scenarios...
  64. ncbi Dialysis access
    Patrick A Stone
    West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 26:747-53. 2012
    ..We summarize the results of the world's literature for arteriovenous access in table format as a tool for those specialists managing patients with arteriovenous access procedures...
  65. ncbi Degenerative (true) superficial temporal artery aneurysm: a case report with review of literature
    Albeir Y Mousa
    Department of Surgery, R C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 45:568-71. 2011
    ..Pathology confirmed a true (degenerative) aneurysm of the superficial temporal artery. Her postoperative course was uneventful. This case report describes this rare entity along with a review of the literature...
  66. doi Traumatic nonanastomotic pseudoaneurysm of axillofemoral bypass graft: a case report and review of the literature
    Albeir Y Mousa
    1Department of Vascular Surgery at Charleston Area Medical Center, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, Department of Surgery at West Virginia University Charleston, WV, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 47:57-60. 2013
    ..A completion angiogram showed complete exclusion of the PSA with good runoff throughout the graft. The authors will review the management of the traumatic PSA with an endovascular approach...
  67. ncbi Successful urgent endovascular surgery for symptomatic subclavian artery aneurysmal compression of the trachea
    Mark C Bates
    Cardiovascular Research Charleston Area Medical Center Research Institute, Charleston, West Virginia, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 64:291-5. 2005
    ..Technical and clinical success was achieved with the stent graft deployment and this seems to be a reasonable alternative to surgery in such patients...
  68. ncbi Lower extremity amputation: a contemporary series
    Patrick A Stone
    Vascular Surgery Division, West Virginia University, Charleston Division, USA
    W V Med J 103:14-8. 2007
    ..Early vascular surgery referral may reduce more proximal amputations and improve functional outcome in a group with poor longevity and limited functional capacity with amputation at the transtibial level and proximal...
  69. ncbi Endovascular intervention for stenosis following carotid stent-supported angioplasty--a case report
    Mark C Bates
    Circulatory Dynamics Laboratory, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University, Charleston Division, Charleston, WV, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 36:393-6. 2002
    ..This is a case report of late progressive restenosis, which raises concerns about long-term patency of CSSA in patients with aggressive postendarterectomy recurrence...
  70. ncbi Percutaneous transfemoral endovascular repair of popliteal artery aneurysms
    Ali F Aburahma
    General and Pediatric Surgery Department of Surgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, USA
    W V Med J 104:18-21. 2008
    ..The other two patients had a successful early outcome (30 days), but long-term follow-up is still lacking...
  71. ncbi TrapEase inferior vena cava filter placement: use of the subclavian vein
    Patrick A Stone
    School of Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV 25309, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 38:505-9. 2004
    ..Furthermore, the subclavian vein route is valuable in patients with limited central access and where combined long-term central venous catheter placement using the subclavian vein is desirable...
  72. ncbi Reducing duplex examinations in patients with iatrogenic pseudoaneurysms
    Patrick A Stone
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, West Virginia University Charleston Division, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:1211-5. 2006
    ..5 cm) and larger pseudoaneurysms (>2.5 cm), rather than observation of smaller ones, and attempts to establish a single duplex examination via a point-of-care treatment strategy...
  73. ncbi Splenic artery embolization as a treatment option for chronic pancytopenia secondary to hypersplenism: a case report and review of literature
    Albeir Mousa
    West Virginia University, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 46:501-3. 2012
    ..She underwent splenic artery embolization with remarkable improvement of her platelet count. Her postoperative course was uneventful and the patient was discharged from the hospital on the fifth hospital day...
  74. ncbi Regarding "Prospective randomized study of carotid endarterectomy with PTFE versus collagen impregnated Dacron (Hemashield) patching: perioperative (30-day) results"
    Ali F Aburahma
    J Vasc Surg 35:405. 2002
  75. ncbi Femoral pseudoaneurysms
    Patrick A Stone
    Vascular Surgery Department, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 40:109-17. 2006
    ..This article reviews the history and available literature on the subject, in conjunction with the experience of a center that performs over 10,000 cannulation procedures annually...
  76. ncbi Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms: 15 years of continued experience in a southern West Virginia community
    Patrick A Stone
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 19:851-7. 2005
    ..Improved prerupture treatments of aneurysms by elective operations are still essential for reducing fatal outcomes...