angioscopy

Summary

Summary: Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery performed on the interior of blood vessels.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Elevated troponin T levels and lesion characteristics in non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Kentaro Okamatsu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Nippon Medical School, Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Inba, Chiba, Japan
    Circulation 109:465-70. 2004
  2. ncbi Assessment of culprit lesion morphology in acute myocardial infarction: ability of optical coherence tomography compared with intravascular ultrasound and coronary angioscopy
    Takashi Kubo
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:933-9. 2007
  3. ncbi Detection of disrupted plaques by coronary CT: comparison with angioscopy
    Mayu Nishio
    Cardiovascular Division, Osaka Police Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Heart 97:1397-402. 2011
  4. ncbi Characterization of coronary fibrin thrombus in patients with acute coronary syndrome using dye-staining angioscopy
    Yasumi Uchida
    Japan Foundation for Cardiovascular Research, Funabashi, Japan
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 31:1452-60. 2011
  5. ncbi Number of yellow plaques detected in a coronary artery is associated with future risk of acute coronary syndrome: detection of vulnerable patients by angioscopy
    Tomohito Ohtani
    Cardiovascular Division, Osaka Police Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2194-200. 2006
  6. ncbi Mechanical and structural characteristics of vulnerable plaques: analysis by coronary angioscopy and intravascular ultrasound
    M Takano
    Department of Internal Medicine, Nippon Medical School, Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:99-104. 2001
  7. ncbi Carbon dioxide column angioscopy: a new endovascular imaging technique
    L Miskolczi
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 22:1849-53. 2001
  8. ncbi Relationship between thin cap fibroatheroma identified by virtual histology and angioscopic yellow plaque in quantitative analysis with colorimetry
    Masanori Yamamoto
    Department of Internal Medicine, Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Nippon Medical School, Chiba, Japan
    Circ J 73:497-502. 2009
  9. pmc Molecular imaging of low-density lipoprotein in human coronary plaques by color fluorescent angioscopy and microscopy
    Yasumi Uchida
    Japanese Foundation for Cardiovascular Research, Funabashi, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e50678. 2012
  10. ncbi Plaque characterization and atherosclerosis evaluation by coronary angioscopy
    Yasunori Ueda
    Cardiovascular Division, Osaka Police Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Herz 28:501-4. 2003

Research Grants

  1. THROMBUS IMAGING BY RADIOLABELED MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES
    Jamshid Maddahi; Fiscal Year: 1991
  2. Complex differential spectral interferometry
    Daniel Kane; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. AN ENHANCED RESOLUTIN, FLEWIBLE ANGIOSCOPE
    Bong Lee; Fiscal Year: 2001
  4. ROTATIONAL ANGIOGRAPHIC DIGITAL IMAGING (ROAD)
    John Grady; Fiscal Year: 1991
  5. Clinical System for Arterial Characterization
    Stephen Fulghum; Fiscal Year: 2006
  6. Spectral interferometry for in vivo imaging
    Kristen Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2004
  7. Nanoparticles for Molecular MRI of Atherosclerosis
    Zahi Fayad; Fiscal Year: 2008
  8. Controlled-Release HIF-1 Delivery for Arteriogenesis
    Lawrence Hofmann; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications217 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Elevated troponin T levels and lesion characteristics in non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Kentaro Okamatsu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Nippon Medical School, Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Inba, Chiba, Japan
    Circulation 109:465-70. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that such elevated troponin T levels in NSTE-ACS indicate the presence of thrombus at culprit lesions, and this hypothesis was verified through the use of coronary angioscopy.
  2. ncbi Assessment of culprit lesion morphology in acute myocardial infarction: ability of optical coherence tomography compared with intravascular ultrasound and coronary angioscopy
    Takashi Kubo
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:933-9. 2007
    ..study was to evaluate the ability of optical coherence tomography (OCT) for assessment of the culprit lesion morphology in acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in comparison with intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and coronary angioscopy (CAS).
  3. ncbi Detection of disrupted plaques by coronary CT: comparison with angioscopy
    Mayu Nishio
    Cardiovascular Division, Osaka Police Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Heart 97:1397-402. 2011
    ..Disrupted plaques are the major cause of acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Although the detection of vulnerable plaques by coronary CT (CCT) has been examined and reported, there has been no report on the detection of disrupted plaques by CCT...
  4. ncbi Characterization of coronary fibrin thrombus in patients with acute coronary syndrome using dye-staining angioscopy
    Yasumi Uchida
    Japan Foundation for Cardiovascular Research, Funabashi, Japan
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 31:1452-60. 2011
    ..The present study was performed to visualize coronary fibrin thrombus and to examine its role in ACS...
  5. ncbi Number of yellow plaques detected in a coronary artery is associated with future risk of acute coronary syndrome: detection of vulnerable patients by angioscopy
    Tomohito Ohtani
    Cardiovascular Division, Osaka Police Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2194-200. 2006
    We sought to test whether the risk of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) can be estimated by angioscopy.
  6. ncbi Mechanical and structural characteristics of vulnerable plaques: analysis by coronary angioscopy and intravascular ultrasound
    M Takano
    Department of Internal Medicine, Nippon Medical School, Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:99-104. 2001
    OBJECTIVES: Mechanical and structural characteristics of vulnerable plaques were evaluated using coronary angioscopy and intravascular ultrasound...
  7. ncbi Carbon dioxide column angioscopy: a new endovascular imaging technique
    L Miskolczi
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 22:1849-53. 2001
    ..This technique eliminates the need for continuous saline infusion, which has prevented the application of angioscopy in the carotid artery.
  8. ncbi Relationship between thin cap fibroatheroma identified by virtual histology and angioscopic yellow plaque in quantitative analysis with colorimetry
    Masanori Yamamoto
    Department of Internal Medicine, Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Nippon Medical School, Chiba, Japan
    Circ J 73:497-502. 2009
    ..Intense yellow plaque on angioscopy determined by quantitative colorimetry with L a b color space corresponds with histological TCFA; in particular, ..
  9. pmc Molecular imaging of low-density lipoprotein in human coronary plaques by color fluorescent angioscopy and microscopy
    Yasumi Uchida
    Japanese Foundation for Cardiovascular Research, Funabashi, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e50678. 2012
    ..However, its localization in human coronary plaques is not well understood. The present study was performed to visualize LDL in human coronary artery wall...
  10. ncbi Plaque characterization and atherosclerosis evaluation by coronary angioscopy
    Yasunori Ueda
    Cardiovascular Division, Osaka Police Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Herz 28:501-4. 2003
    When observed by angioscopy, the culprit lesions of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) have a common appearance of a yellow plaque with irregular surface covered by a thrombus...
  11. ncbi Recent advances in coronary angioscopy
    Yasumi Uchida
    Japan Foundation for Cardiovascular Research, Funabashi, Japan
    J Cardiol 57:18-30. 2011
    b>Angioscopy enables macroscopic pathological diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases from the inside. This imaging modality has been intensively directed to characterizing vulnerable coronary plaques...
  12. ncbi Molecular imaging of apolipoprotein B-100 in human coronary plaques by color fluorescent angioscopy and microscopy
    Nobuyuki Hiruta
    Department of Pathology, Toho University Sakura Hospital, Chiba, Japan
    Int Heart J 54:68-74. 2013
    ..Deposition of native ApoB-100 in excised human coronary plaques and normal segments classified by conventional angioscopy was investigated by color fluorescent angioscopy (CFA) and microscopy (CFM) using Nile blue dye (NB) which ..
  13. ncbi Detection of vulnerable coronary plaques by color fluorescent angioscopy
    Yasumi Uchida
    Japan Foundation for Cardiovascular Research, Funabashi and Tokyo, Japan
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:398-408. 2010
    This study was carried out to detect vulnerable coronary plaques by color fluorescent angioscopy.
  14. ncbi Update on coronary angioscopy: review of a 20-year experience and potential application for detection of vulnerable plaque
    Fumiyuki Ishibashi
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 19:17-25. 2006
    ..Coronary angioscopy can provide detailed information of the luminal surface of plaque, such as color, thrombus, or disruption, and ..
  15. ncbi Saphenous vein conduits harvested by endoscopic technique exhibit structural and functional damage
    Laki J Rousou
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:62-70. 2009
    ..Our objective was to compare the effects of ESVH and OSVH on the structural and functional viability of saphenous vein endothelium using multiphoton imaging, immunofluorescence, and biochemical techniques...
  16. ncbi Implication of plaque color classification for assessing plaque vulnerability: a coronary angioscopy and optical coherence tomography investigation
    Takashi Kubo
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama, Japan
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 1:74-80. 2008
    The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between plaque color evaluated by coronary angioscopy and fibrous cap thickness estimated by optical coherence tomography (OCT) in vivo.
  17. pmc Serial long-term evaluation of neointimal stent coverage and thrombus after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation by use of coronary angioscopy
    Masamichi Takano
    Department of Internal Medicine, Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Nippon Medical School, 1715 Kamakari, IMBA, Chiba, 270 1694, Japan
    Heart 93:1353-6. 2007
    Progression of neointimal stent coverage (NSC) and changes in thrombus were evaluated serially by coronary angioscopy for up to 2 years after sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) implantation.
  18. ncbi Characterization of the unstable lesion by angiography, angioscopy, and intravascular ultrasound
    S Waxman
    Division of Cardiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cardiol Clin 17:295-305, viii. 1999
    ..histopathologic studies, whether postmortem or from atherectomy samples, and from studies using angiography, angioscopy, and intravascular ultrasound...
  19. ncbi Stabilization and regression of coronary plaques treated with pitavastatin proven by angioscopy and intravascular ultrasound--the TOGETHAR trial
    Kazuhisa Kodama
    Department of Cardiology, Amagasaki Central Hospital, Amagasaki, Japan
    Circ J 74:1922-8. 2010
    ..Few studies have serially monitored the change of coronary plaque after statin therapy using multiple plaque imaging modalities...
  20. ncbi In vivo comparison of optical coherence tomography and angioscopy for the evaluation of coronary plaque characteristics
    Masamichi Takano
    Department of Internal Medicine, Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Nippon Medical School, Chiba, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 101:471-6. 2008
    Atherosclerotic yellow plaques identified by coronary angioscopy are considered as vulnerable plaques. However, characteristics of yellow plaques are not well understood...
  21. ncbi Changes in coronary plaque color and morphology by lipid-lowering therapy with atorvastatin: serial evaluation by coronary angioscopy
    Masamichi Takano
    Department of Internal Medicine, Nippon Medical School, Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, IMBA, Chiba, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:680-6. 2003
    Changes in coronary plaque color and morphology by statin therapy were evaluated using coronary angioscopy.
  22. ncbi Imaging of lysophosphatidylcholine in human coronary plaques by color fluorescence angioscopy
    Yasumi Uchida
    Japan Foundation for Cardiovascular Research, Funabashi, Chiba, Japan
    Int Heart J 51:129-33. 2010
    ..Therefore, this study was carried out to visualize LPC in human coronary plaques using a color fluorescence angioscopy (CFA) system...
  23. ncbi Histological characteristics of glistening yellow coronary plaques seen on angioscopy. -With special reference to vulnerable plaques-
    Yasumi Uchida
    Japan Foundation for Cardiovascular Research, Japan
    Circ J 75:1913-9. 2011
    Glistening yellow coronary plaques (GY) seen on angioscopy are considered vulnerable to disruption. Collagen fiber (CF) is the main substance that protects coronary plaques against mechanical stress...
  24. ncbi Plaque-stabilizing effect of atorvastatin is stronger for plaques evaluated as more unstable by angioscopy and intravenous ultrasound
    Atsushi Hirayama
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 75:1448-54. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the effect of atorvastatin treatment on high-grade yellow coronary plaques (grade ≥ 2, group H) vs. low-grade yellow plaques (grade ≤ 1, group L)...
  25. ncbi Unique single coronary artery with acute myocardial infarction: observation of the culprit lesion by intravascular ultrasound and coronary angioscopy
    Masamichi Takano
    Cardiovascular Center, Nippon Medical School, Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, IMBA, Chiba, Japan
    Jpn Heart J 44:271-6. 2003
    ..Moreover, this is the first report in which the culprit lesion in a patient with a single coronary artery was observed by intravascular ultrasound and coronary angioscopy. The patient underwent successful coronary stent deployment.
  26. ncbi Cross-sectional area reduction of the aortic ostium by suprarenal stent wires: in vitro phantom study by CT virtual angioscopy
    Zhonghua Sun
    School of Applied Medical Sciences and Sports Studies, University of Ulster, Room 15J 13, Shore Road, Newtownabbey BT37 0QB, Northern Ireland, UK
    Comput Med Imaging Graph 28:345-51. 2004
    ..of cross-sectional area of the aortic ostium by the presence of aortic stent wires observed using CT virtual angioscopy in an aorta phantom...
  27. ncbi Noninvasive coronary angioscopy using electron beam computed tomography and multidetector computed tomography
    Peter M A van Ooijen
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 90:998-1002. 2002
  28. ncbi Morphologic changes in infarct-related plaque after coronary stent placement: a serial angioscopy study
    Shunta Sakai
    Department of Cardiovascular Center, Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Nippon Medical School, Chiba, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1558-65. 2003
    The aim of this study was to investigate the morphologic changes in infarct-related lesions after stenting in acute or recent myocardial infarction (MI) with coronary angioscopy.
  29. ncbi Biochemical imaging of human atherosclerotic plaques with fluorescence lifetime angioscopy
    Patrick Thomas
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    Photochem Photobiol 86:727-31. 2010
    A prototype angioscopy system with fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM) capabilities was built and applied for biochemical imaging of human coronary atherosclerotic plaques...
  30. ncbi Has endovascular aneurysm repair improved outcome for patients with asymptomatic abdominal aortic aneurysm?
    S Aune
    Department of Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Int Angiol 26:228-32. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi Suprarenal fixation of endovascular aortic stent grafts: assessment of medium-term to long-term renal function by analysis of juxtarenal stent morphology
    Mark E O'donnell
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 45:694-700. 2007
    ..A unique validated three-dimensional intraluminal imaging technique was used to analyze the effect of suprarenal stent position relative to renal artery orifices. Also analyzed was its medium-term to long-term effects on renal function...
  32. ncbi Identification of vulnerable plaque--the quest continues
    Peter Kelly
    Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 19:55-7. 2007
  33. ncbi Angioscopic evaluation of neointima coverage: sirolimus drug-eluting stent versus bare metal stent
    Jota Oyabu
    Cardiovascular Division, Osaka Police Hospital, Osaka 543 0035, Japan
    Am Heart J 152:1168-74. 2006
    ..Therefore, we compared the angioscopic appearance of neointima over DESs with that over BMSs 6 months after implantation...
  34. ncbi Complications of open abdominal aortic surgery: the endovascular solution
    Karim El Sakka
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Brighton and Sussex University Hospital, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:121-4. 2008
    ..The risk of PAA rupture carries a mortality of 58%. We present our experience in ten patients with the endovascular treatment of these complications to define the role of endovascular repair in this high-risk group...
  35. ncbi Endovascular treatment of chronic type A dissection
    José Honório Palma
    Federal University of Sao Paulo, Paulista School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:164-6. 2008
    ..This report describes an endovascular treatment of a chronic type A aortic dissection without cardiopulmonary bypass and avoiding thoracotomy...
  36. ncbi Complications of aortic endografting
    J May
    Department of Surgery, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 46:359-69. 2005
    ..This review discusses the local and vascular complications of endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm with an emphasis on newer aspects...
  37. ncbi Endovascular treatment for thoracic aortic dissection: the better solution?
    Andre Nevelsteen
    Eur Heart J 27:384-5. 2006
  38. ncbi Vulnerable plaques, inflammation and newer imaging modalities
    V Bhatia
    Department of Internal Medicine, SUNY, Buffalo, NY, USA
    J Postgrad Med 49:361-8. 2003
    ..Here we review the invasive and non-invasive modalities that can be helpful in the identification of these plaques before they become unstable and cause ACS, and also the available therapies to stabilize these plaques...
  39. ncbi Combining laparoscopic and endovascular techniques to improve the outcome of aortic endografts. Hybrid techniques
    R Kolvenbach
    Department of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Augusta Hospital, Duesseldorf, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 46:415-23. 2005
    ..We describe our technique of total laparoscopic conversion after failed endografting. Future perspectives and preliminary experience with an aortic stapler are discussed...
  40. ncbi Ten-year outcomes after endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) and magnitude of additional procedures
    S Väärämäki
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital and Medical School, Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Surg 96:221-8. 2007
    ..The longterm outcome of this patient population and the magnitude of additional secondary procedures are, however, less well covered...
  41. pmc Endovascular repair (EVAR) of abdominal aortic aneurysms: the case for
    P Davey
    Northern Vascular Centre, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 86:377-9. 2004
  42. ncbi Early complications in endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm
    L Gabrielli
    Institute of Vascular Surgery, University of Milan, Via Commenda 12, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Acta Chir Belg 104:519-26. 2004
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate a multi-center survey of unexpected intraprocedural critical events of EVAR...
  43. ncbi [13-year result after implantation of intracoronary stent (treatment of progressing atherosclerosis of coronary arteries with the help of endovascular methods)]
    A M Babunashvili
    Kardiologiia 46:92-6. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi Influence of diabetes mellitus on the endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Lina J Leurs
    EUROSTAR Data Registry Centre, Department of Vascular Surgery, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    J Endovasc Ther 12:288-96. 2005
    ..To investigate the influence of diabetes mellitus on outcome after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair...
  45. ncbi Extension of dissection in stent-graft treatment of type B aortic dissection: lessons learned from endovascular experience
    Rossella Fattori
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital S Orsola, Bologna, Italy
    J Endovasc Ther 12:306-11. 2005
    ..An accurate examination of the aortic wall and dissection anatomy and careful intraprocedural device manipulation and balloon molding may help avoid this potentially life-threatening complication...
  46. ncbi A comparison of renal function between open and endovascular aneurysm repair in patients with baseline chronic renal insufficiency
    Shane S Parmer
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Vasc Surg 44:706-11. 2006
    ..This analysis compared the effects of open repair vs EVAR on renal function in patients with baseline renal insufficiency...
  47. ncbi Three episodes of inferior acute myocardial infarction due to thrombotic occlusion of the right coronary artery: a case report
    Kenichi Sakakura
    The Cardiovascular Division, The First Department of Integrated Medicine, Omiya Medical Center, Jichi Medical School, Saitama
    J Cardiol 45:123-8. 2005
    ..To confirm the presence of thrombus, intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and coronary angioscopy were performed at pre-discharge. IVUS showed a thrombus-like low-density area at the mid right coronary artery...
  48. ncbi Endotension--a late complication successfully treated by open repair
    V G Papavasssiliou
    Department of Surgery, University of Leicester, Clinical Sciences Building, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, Great Britain
    Vasa 34:60-1. 2005
    ..On laparotomy no endoleak was identified and the graft was left in situ. Postoperatively and on follow-up the patient remains asymptomatic while the aneurysm continued to appear shrunk...
  49. ncbi Endovascular AAA repair with the aortomonoiliac EndoFit stent-graft: two years' experience
    Nikolaos Saratzis
    First Department of Surgery, Aristotle University, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Endovasc Ther 12:280-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of a specific aortomonoiliac endograft and the durability of the femorofemoral bypass for treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)...
  50. ncbi [Acute coronary syndrome diagnosed by the intravascular imaging]
    Atsushi Hirayama
    Cardiovascular Division, Osaka Police Hospital
    Nihon Rinsho 64:686-90. 2006
    ..100 years ago; however, the intravascular imaging such as intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) or coronary angioscopy has revealed the clinical evidences in live human being...
  51. ncbi Multislice CT virtual angioscopy of the abdomen
    P Carrascosa
    Diagnóstico Maipú, Alsina 30, San Isidro, 1642 Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Abdom Imaging 30:249-58. 2005
    ..Virtual angioscopy can be reconstructed with volumetric CT data sets...
  52. ncbi Angioscopic follow-up study of coronary ruptured plaques in nonculprit lesions
    Masamichi Takano
    Department of Internal Medicine, Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Nippon Medical School, Chiba, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:652-8. 2005
    Changes of ruptured plaques in nonculprit lesions were evaluated using coronary angioscopy.
  53. ncbi Endovascular delivery of vein segments with valves versus direct anastomosis
    Taras Kucher
    Department of Surgery, Newark Beth Israel Hospital, Newark, New Jersey 07112, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 12:366-70. 2005
    ..To demonstrate an experimental model designed to allow placement of a vein segment containing a valve into a femoral vein without the need for anastomoses or surgical incision on the target limbs...
  54. ncbi Multiple HIV-related aneurysms: open and endovascular treatment
    Maarit A Heikkinen
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University, Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305 5642, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 12:405-10. 2005
    ..To report successful endovascular repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms in 2 patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)...
  55. ncbi Midterm results for endovascular stent grafts via median sternotomy for distal aortic arch aneurysm
    Koji Sakurai
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    J Artif Organs 9:149-53. 2006
    ..Patients with large aneurysms are not good candidates for EVG implantation via median sternotomy Anchoring sutures to fix the EVG to the aortic wall should help prevent EVG-related events and improve the durability of EVG...
  56. ncbi Endovascular treatment of aortoureteric fistula
    Takeyoshi Ota
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe University Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    J Endovasc Ther 12:411-3. 2005
    ..To report successful endovascular treatment of massive hemorrhage from an aortoureteric fistula...
  57. ncbi Endovascular treatment of a symptomatic aneurysm of the left subclavian artery
    Gian Battista Danzi
    Interventional Cardiology Unit, Poliambulanza Hospital, Brescia, Italy
    Ital Heart J 6:77-9. 2005
    ..After having excluded the presence of a thoracic outlet syndrome, the lesion was successfully treated by means of percutaneous implantation of a stent graft with the exclusion of the aneurysm and the sealing of the thrombus...
  58. ncbi Serial angioscopic findings after successful intracoronary brachytherapy for in-stent restenosis
    Masaharu Okada
    The Department of Cardiology, Shiga Medical Center for Adults, Shiga, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 97:21-5. 2006
    ..These results suggest that the healing process was not completed 9 months after brachytherapy in approximately 33% of lesions...
  59. ncbi [Intraoperative monitoring in vascular surgery]
    K Balzer
    Gefässchirurgische Klinik, zertifiziertes Gefässzentrum, am Evangelischen Krankenhaus, Mulheim an der Ruhr
    Chirurg 76:183-94; quiz 194-5. 2005
    ..The method of angioscopy is reserved for individual cases. Indirect monitoring in carotid surgery will keep its significance...
  60. ncbi Incomplete neointimal coverage of sirolimus-eluting stents: angioscopic findings
    Jun ichi Kotani
    Cardiovascular Division, Kansai Rosai Hospital, Amagasaki, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2108-11. 2006
    The goal of this study was to use angioscopy to investigate the amount of neointimal coverage after sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) implantation.
  61. ncbi Diagnosis and treatment of coronary vulnerable plaques
    Hector M Garcia-Garcia
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 6:209-22. 2008
    ..Very rigorous and well-designed studies are compelling for defining the role of each diagnostic modality. Until we are able to detect in vivo vulnerable plaques accurately, no specific treatment is warranted...
  62. ncbi [Aortic reconstruction and resection of malignant tumors--one- or two-stage procedure?]
    M Walter
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Visceral, Gefäss und Thoraxchirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Charite, Berlin
    Zentralbl Chir 127:764-8. 2002
    ....
  63. ncbi Color duplex ultrasonography is insensitive for the detection of endoleak after aortic endografting: a systematic review
    Roy Ashoke
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College, London, UK
    J Endovasc Ther 12:297-305. 2005
    ....
  64. ncbi In vivo quantitative tissue characterization of human coronary arterial plaques by use of integrated backscatter intravascular ultrasound and comparison with angioscopic findings
    Masanori Kawasaki
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Gifu University School of Medicine, Japan
    Circulation 105:2487-92. 2002
    ..The purpose of the present study was to define whether integrated backscatter (IB) combined with conventional intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) makes tissue characterization of coronary arterial plaques possible...
  65. ncbi Endovascular stent implantation in the pulmonary arteries of infants and children without the use of a long vascular sheath
    Robert H Pass
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of New York New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 55:505-9. 2002
    ..This technique is useful for the palliation of proximal pulmonary artery stenosis and is effective definitive treatment for peripheral pulmonary artery stenosis in small infants and children...
  66. ncbi Disappearance of intima over the stent and ulcer formation after intracoronary radiation for in-stent restenosis
    Shinsuke Nanto
    Cardiovascular Division of Kansai Rosai Hospital, Amagasaki, Japan
    Circ J 67:366-8. 2003
    ..Coronary angioscopy, together with coronary angiography, was performed at 3 months follow-up of 7 patients with in-stent restenosis ..
  67. ncbi [First experience with the use of a clip device for closure of arterial approach after endovascular treatment of coronary arteries]
    Iu G Matchin
    Kardiologiia 48:15-8. 2008
    ..Total number of complications in the group of manual compression was 5.8%. Thus compared with traditional manual hemostasis. The use of StarClose clip device allows to activate patients after endovascular treatment substantially earlier...
  68. ncbi Diagnostic value of CT virtual intravascular endoscopy in aortic stent-grafting
    Zhonghua Sun
    School of Applied Medical Sciences and Sports Studies, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, UK
    J Endovasc Ther 11:13-25. 2004
    ....
  69. ncbi [Treatment of aortic aneurysm--new or old method?]
    Rolf Hanoa
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 122:259. 2002
  70. pmc Endovascular exclusion of mycotic aortic aneurysm
    Thomas J Takach
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Carolinas Heart Institute, Carolinas Health Care System, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 34:459-62. 2007
    ....
  71. ncbi Application of paclitaxel-eluting metal stents in renal artery of pig model
    Theodore Voudoukis
    Department of Urology, University of Patras, School of Medicine, Patras, Greece
    J Endourol 21:1571-6. 2007
    ..Based on these reports, we used paclitaxel-eluting MS within an animal renal artery lumen and compared the results with those using a bare-metal stent...
  72. pmc Endovascular treatment of thoracic aortic disease
    R E Bell
    Heart 89:823-4. 2003
  73. ncbi Visualized plaque debris as a cause of distal embolization after percutaneous coronary intervention in patient with unstable angina
    Shunta Sakai
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Nippon Medical School, Imba gun, Chiba, Japan
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 55:113-7. 2002
    ..We report a case in which coronary angioscopy proved the dislodgment of a large plaque fragment after Cutting Balloon angioplasty and confirmed our suspicion ..
  74. pmc Endovascular stenting to treat obstruction of the superior vena cava
    Anthony F Watkinson
    Peninsula Medical School, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter EX2 5DW
    BMJ 336:1434-7. 2008
  75. ncbi Cystoid macular edema after pediatric intraocular lens implantation: fluorescein angioscopy results and literature review
    S K Rao
    Sankara Nethralaya, Medical and Vision Research Foundations, Tamil Nadu, India
    J Cataract Refract Surg 27:432-6. 2001
    To evaluate the occurrence of cystoid macular edema (CME) after lens extraction, anterior vitrectomy, and intraocular lens implantation (IOL) in children using angioscopy after administration of oral fluorescein.
  76. ncbi New wavelength for the endovascular treatment of lower limb venous insufficiency
    J E Soracco
    Phlebology Private Centre, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int Angiol 28:281-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this research was to show the efficacy of the 1 470-nm wavelength diode laser for endovenous laser treatments and the clinical results obtained...
  77. ncbi [Drug treatments of chronic venous insufficiency: pharmaco-clinical evaluation]
    M Chauveau
    Service Central d Explorations Fonctionnelles, Hopital Cochin, Paris
    Presse Med 23:243-9. 1994
    ..For capillary permeability, fluoresceine angioscopy is without a doubt the most sensitive and specific method...
  78. ncbi MR virtual angioscopy of thoracic aortic atherosclerosis in homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia
    R M Summers
    Diagnostic Radiology Department, Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1182, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 25:371-7. 2001
    ..Thoracic aortic atherosclerosis in patients with HFH was assessed with contrast-enhanced MR angiograms using exoscopic and endoscopic virtual angioscopy reconstructions and maximum intensity projections (MIPs).
  79. ncbi Automatic navigation path generation based on two-phase adaptive region-growing algorithm for virtual angioscopy
    Do Yeon Kim
    Department of Information and Communication Engineering, Chungnam National University, 220 Gung Dong, Yuseong Gu, Taejon 305 764, Republic of Korea
    Med Eng Phys 28:339-47. 2006
    ..This algorithm is also applicable to generate the centerline of renal artery, coronary artery, and airway tree which has tree-like cylinder shape of organ structures in the medical imagery...
  80. ncbi [Angioscopy in peripheral vascular diseases]
    J M Chevalier
    Service de Chirurgie Vasculaire, , Lyon
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 84:1705-9. 1991
    b>Angioscopy is a useful investigation in patients referred for vascular surgery. The material has been improved over the last few years to make available angioscopes with external diameters ranging from 0.55 to 3.2 mm...
  81. ncbi Effect of balloon inflation in angiographically normal coronary segments during coronary angioscopy: a quantitative angiographic study
    M Hamon
    Service de Cardiologie B et Hemodynamique, Hopital Cardiologique, Lille, France
    Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn 31:116-21. 1994
    Visualization of coronary stenoses by coronary angioscopy is facilitated by inflating an occlusive cuff located near the distal end of the device to temporarily interrupt blood flow...
  82. ncbi [Chronic pulmonary heart disease: therapeutic indications]
    R Azarian
    , , Clamart
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 88:1799-805. 1995
    ..pulmonary angiography which, with the aid of a thoracic CT scan or endovascular techniques (ultrasonography or angioscopy), allow assessment of the feasibility of thromboendarteriectomy...
  83. ncbi Angioscopic evaluation of prolonged vs standard balloon inflations during coronary angioplasty. A randomized study
    A Cribier
    Department of Cardiology, Charles Nicolle Hospital, University of Rouen, France
    Eur Heart J 16:930-6. 1995
    ..Results of angioplasty were assessed on both angiography and percutaneous transluminal coronary angioscopy performed immediately after the procedure...
  84. ncbi [Carbon dioxide as an irrigation medium for percutaneous angioscopy]
    M Zwaan
    Institut fur Radiologie, Medizinischen Universität, Lubeck
    Bildgebung 60:219-24. 1993
    Since technical progress has allowed the development of small and flexible endoscopes, percutaneous, transluminal angioscopy promises to be a diagnostic and therapeutic tool...
  85. ncbi Angioscopy-guided placement of balloon-expandable stents in the treatment of experimental carotid aneurysms
    J A Grotenhuis
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 37:56-60. 1994
    ..These stents were placed transfemorally and, since the stents were barely visible under fluoroscopy, angioscopy was performed before and after stenting in order to improve positioning of the stent...
  86. ncbi Serial angioscopic evidence of incomplete neointimal coverage after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation: comparison with bare-metal stents
    Masaki Awata
    Cardiovascular Division, Kansai Rosai Hospital, Amagasaki, Japan
    Circulation 116:910-6. 2007
    The time course of neointimal formation after stent implantation has not been studied extensively by angioscopy in the drug-eluting stent era.
  87. ncbi Congenital coronary artery anomalies: diagnosis with 64 slice multidetector row computed tomography coronary angiography: a single-centre study
    K G Srinivasan
    KGS Advanced MR and CT Scan Centre, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
    J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 52:148-54. 2008
    ..were reconstructed in axial plane, along with volume-rendered three-dimensional reconstruction and virtual angioscopy in selected patients...
  88. ncbi Cholesterol-fed ovariectomized monkeys are good animal models for human atherosclerosis of postmenopausal women
    Ryuzo Torii
    Research Center for Animal Life Science, Shiga University of Medical Science, Tsukinowa cho, Seta, Ohtsu 520 2192, Japan
    Primates 44:247-52. 2003
    ..levels were increased from 110 to 270 mg/dl, and atheroma was first observed after 3-months treatment with angioscopy. In the CE-group, the levels of the serum total cholesterol during treatment were 30% lower than those of the C-..
  89. ncbi [Unstable angina: from physiopathology to therapeutics]
    I Antony
    Service de cardiologie, , Clichy
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 84:543-50. 1991
    ..The results of coronary angioscopy have allowed differentiation of accelerated effort angina which seems related to ulceration of an atheromatous ..
  90. ncbi Mechanism of antithrombotic effect of heparin and antithrombin in balloon-injured arteries
    Takanobu Tomaru
    Cardiovascular Center, Toho University Sakura Hospital, Shimoshizu 564 1, Sakura, Chiba 285 8741, Japan
    Life Sci 77:2611-25. 2005
    ..Thrombus formation following balloon injury was evaluated by angioscopy in the right iliac arteries of 20 dogs to serve as a control...
  91. ncbi Coronary atherosclerosis and interventions: pathological sequences and restenosis
    C Yutani
    Department of Pathology, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Pathol Int 49:273-90. 1999
    ..details of the processes in coronary atherosclerosis, which have been obtained by new strategies such as angioscopy, intravascular ultrasound and molecular biological methods...
  92. ncbi Safety of diagnostic balloon occlusion in normal coronary arteries
    Steffen Gloekler
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    Am J Cardiol 105:1716-22. 2010
    Diagnostic coronary balloon occlusion (CBO) is mandatory for collateral function assessment, during angioscopy and optical coherence imaging, and when using certain coronary protection devices against emboli...
  93. ncbi Microvessels of bulbar conjunctiva in UPTAH goats
    P Dobsak
    Clinic of Functional Diagnostics and Rehabilitation, St Anna Faculty Hospital and Masaryk University of Brno, Czech Republic
    Artif Organs 27:114-8. 2003
    ..total artificial heart (TAH) implantation, we performed a long-term follow-up in 2 goats using conjunctival angioscopy. A short segment of parallel arteriole and venule was photographed and analyzed on computer picture program (..
  94. ncbi How the python heart separates pulmonary and systemic blood pressures and blood flows
    Bjarke Jensen
    Zoophysiology, Department of Biological Sciences, Aarhus University, Building 1131, Universitetsparken 8000, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Exp Biol 213:1611-7. 2010
    ..description of cardiac structures and intracardiac events that have been revealed by ultrasonic measurements and angioscopy. Echocardiography revealed that the atrioventricular valves descend deep into the ventricle during ventricular ..
  95. ncbi Current status of vulnerable plaque detection
    Faisal Sharif
    Department of Cardiology, St James Hospital, St James Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:135-44. 2010
    ..characteristics of the vulnerable plaque such as thin cap fibroatheroma and lipid pool can be identified with angioscopy, high frequency intravascular ultrasound, intravascular MRI, and optical coherence tomography...
  96. ncbi Heparin-coated versus uncoated Palmaz-Schatz stent in native coronary circulation. A randomized study with blind angioscopic assessment
    S Kedev
    Institute for Heart Disease, Skopje Medical University, Republic of Macedonia
    Int J Artif Organs 25:461-9. 2002
    ..All pts received antiplatelet agents alone. We applied serial angioscopy (baseline and on 7th day) to evaluate thrombus formation and quantitative coronary angiography (QCA) to define ..
  97. pmc Molecular imaging in atherosclerosis
    Andor W J M Glaudemans
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 37:2381-97. 2010
    ..Non-nuclear invasive imaging techniques (intravascular ultrasound, intravascular MRI, intracoronary angioscopy and intravascular optical coherence tomography) and non-nuclear non-invasive imaging techniques (ultrasound with ..
  98. ncbi Hepatocyte growth factor and cardiovascular thrombosis in patients admitted to the intensive care unit
    Noritake Hata
    Department of Intensive Care Unit, Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Nippon Medical School, Chiba, Japan
    Circ J 68:645-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate this relationship in patients with chest pain...
  99. ncbi Delayed endothelialization after polytetrafluoroethylene-covered stent implantation for coronary aneurysm
    Masamichi Takano
    Division of Cardiology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 73:190-3. 2009
    ..Angiography at 9-month follow-up showed focal restenosis at the proximal edge of the stent and coronary angioscopy revealed restenosis as a result of thrombus formation...
  100. ncbi [Angioscopy as intraoperative outcome control after reconstructive surgery of the renal arteries: presentation of a new method]
    L Reiher
    Klinik für Gefässchirurgie und Nierentransplantation, Heinrich Heine Universitat Dusseldorf
    Chirurg 66:914-5. 1995
    ..We introduce angioscopy as a means of intraoperative surveillance.
  101. ncbi [Primary results of laser recanalization in the endovascular treatment of arterial stenosis and occlusion of the lower limbs. Apropos of 45 treated cases]
    V Poyen
    Service de cardiologie, , Marseille
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 84:1537-41. 1991
    ..b>Angioscopy was used 22 times: it was indissociable to laser angioplasty as it enabled diagnosis and controlled the result...

Research Grants10

  1. THROMBUS IMAGING BY RADIOLABELED MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES
    Jamshid Maddahi; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Coronary angioscopy is the state-of-the-art gold standard for evaluation of intravascular thrombus. III...
  2. Complex differential spectral interferometry
    Daniel Kane; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Currently available imaging tools (angioscopy, MRI, intravascular ultrasound) do not provide the high spatial resolution needed for this application...
  3. AN ENHANCED RESOLUTIN, FLEWIBLE ANGIOSCOPE
    Bong Lee; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..b>Angioscopy, bronchoscopy, and spinal endoscopy are specific applications which will immediately benefit from the technology...
  4. ROTATIONAL ANGIOGRAPHIC DIGITAL IMAGING (ROAD)
    John Grady; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Computer-aided assessment, intravascular ultrasound and angioscopy have increased the quality of information, but all have significant limitations...
  5. Clinical System for Arterial Characterization
    Stephen Fulghum; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Reflectance is already visually accessible in normal angioscopy, and yellow lipid may be seen diffusely through an otherwise white fibrous cap, depending on its thickness, and ..
  6. Spectral interferometry for in vivo imaging
    Kristen Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Currently available imaging tools (angioscopy, MRI, intravascular ultrasound) do not provide the high spatial resolution needed for this application...
  7. Nanoparticles for Molecular MRI of Atherosclerosis
    Zahi Fayad; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These studies will provide the basis for future advances in experimental studies of atherosclerogenesis and new clinical applications of non-invasive, in vivo MR imaging of atherosclerotic lesions. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. Controlled-Release HIF-1 Delivery for Arteriogenesis
    Lawrence Hofmann; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These projects and career development plans will provide the resources, collaborative relationships, and academic foundation of which the candidate will build a successful career as an independent clinical scientist. ..