vascular surgical procedures

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Summary: Operative procedures for the treatment of vascular disorders.

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  1. doi Angular (Gothic) aortic arch leads to enhanced systolic wave reflection, central aortic stiffness, and increased left ventricular mass late after aortic coarctation repair: evaluation with magnetic resonance flow mapping
    Phalla Ou
    INSERM UMR_S678, CHU la Pitié Salpétrière, Paris, France
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:62-8. 2008
  2. pmc Management and outcome of bleeding pseudoaneurysm associated with chronic pancreatitis
    Jun Te Hsu
    Department of General Surgery, En Chu Kong Hospital 399, San shia Town, Taipei Hsien 237, Taiwan
    BMC Gastroenterol 6:3. 2006
  3. ncbi Rupture rate of large abdominal aortic aneurysms in patients refusing or unfit for elective repair
    Frank A Lederle
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minn 55417, USA
    JAMA 287:2968-72. 2002
  4. ncbi ACC/AHA 2005 Practice Guidelines for the management of patients with peripheral arterial disease (lower extremity, renal, mesenteric, and abdominal aortic): a collaborative report from the American Association for Vascular Surgery/Society for Vascular Sur
    Alan T Hirsch
    Circulation 113:e463-654. 2006
  5. doi Primary stenting for atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis
    Olivier Steichen
    Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Centre d Investigations Cliniques, Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, Universite Paris Descartes, Faculte de Medecine, Paris, France
    J Vasc Surg 51:1574-1580.e1. 2010
  6. doi In situ hypothermic liver preservation during radical liver resection with major vascular reconstruction
    D DuBay
    Liver Transplant Unit, Multiorgan Transplant Program, University of Toronto and Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Br J Surg 96:1429-36. 2009
  7. doi Randomized clinical trial of tranexamic acid-free fibrin sealant during vascular surgical procedures
    R T A Chalmers
    Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Br J Surg 97:1784-9. 2010
  8. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of conventional and endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms: results of a randomized trial
    Monique Prinssen
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 46:883-890. 2007
  9. ncbi Results of PREVENT III: a multicenter, randomized trial of edifoligide for the prevention of vein graft failure in lower extremity bypass surgery
    Michael S Conte
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:742-751; discussion 751. 2006
  10. ncbi Coronary-artery revascularization before elective major vascular surgery
    Edward O McFalls
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55417, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:2795-804. 2004

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  1. doi Angular (Gothic) aortic arch leads to enhanced systolic wave reflection, central aortic stiffness, and increased left ventricular mass late after aortic coarctation repair: evaluation with magnetic resonance flow mapping
    Phalla Ou
    INSERM UMR_S678, CHU la Pitié Salpétrière, Paris, France
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:62-8. 2008
    ..We sought to investigate the mechanism whereby a particular deformity of the aortic arch, an angulated Gothic shape, might lead to hypertension late after anatomically successful repair of aortic coarctation...
  2. pmc Management and outcome of bleeding pseudoaneurysm associated with chronic pancreatitis
    Jun Te Hsu
    Department of General Surgery, En Chu Kong Hospital 399, San shia Town, Taipei Hsien 237, Taiwan
    BMC Gastroenterol 6:3. 2006
    ..Optimal treatment of bleeding peripancreatic pseudoaneurysm remains controversial. This study reports on experience at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital (CGMH) in managing of bleeding pseudoaneurysms associated with chronic pancreatitis...
  3. ncbi Rupture rate of large abdominal aortic aneurysms in patients refusing or unfit for elective repair
    Frank A Lederle
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minn 55417, USA
    JAMA 287:2968-72. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi ACC/AHA 2005 Practice Guidelines for the management of patients with peripheral arterial disease (lower extremity, renal, mesenteric, and abdominal aortic): a collaborative report from the American Association for Vascular Surgery/Society for Vascular Sur
    Alan T Hirsch
    Circulation 113:e463-654. 2006
  5. doi Primary stenting for atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis
    Olivier Steichen
    Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Centre d Investigations Cliniques, Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, Universite Paris Descartes, Faculte de Medecine, Paris, France
    J Vasc Surg 51:1574-1580.e1. 2010
    ..However, only recently have large randomized trials rigorously evaluated its clinical benefit...
  6. doi In situ hypothermic liver preservation during radical liver resection with major vascular reconstruction
    D DuBay
    Liver Transplant Unit, Multiorgan Transplant Program, University of Toronto and Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Br J Surg 96:1429-36. 2009
    ..The in situ hypothermic liver preservation technique may allow a more aggressive approach to tumours of the caval confluence and/or all three hepatic veins, which would otherwise be deemed irresectable...
  7. doi Randomized clinical trial of tranexamic acid-free fibrin sealant during vascular surgical procedures
    R T A Chalmers
    Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Br J Surg 97:1784-9. 2010
    ..This study evaluated the safety and haemostatic effectiveness of a fibrin sealant (EVICEL(™) Fibrin Sealant (Human)) during vascular surgery...
  8. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of conventional and endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms: results of a randomized trial
    Monique Prinssen
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 46:883-890. 2007
    ..The Dutch Randomized Endovascular Aneurysm Management (DREAM) trial was undertaken to assess the balance of costs and effects of endovascular vs open aneurysm repair...
  9. ncbi Results of PREVENT III: a multicenter, randomized trial of edifoligide for the prevention of vein graft failure in lower extremity bypass surgery
    Michael S Conte
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:742-751; discussion 751. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi Coronary-artery revascularization before elective major vascular surgery
    Edward O McFalls
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55417, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:2795-804. 2004
    ..The benefit of coronary-artery revascularization before elective major vascular surgery is unclear...
  11. ncbi Combined orthopedic and vascular lower extremity injuries: sequence of care and outcomes
    Pratik Desai
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 41:182-6. 2012
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  12. doi Visceral artery aneurysms: review of current management options
    Ulka Sachdev-Ost
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 77:296-303. 2010
    ..Mt Sinai J Med 77:296-303, 2010. (c) 2010 Mount Sinai School of Medicine...
  13. doi Results of open pararenal abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: Tabular review of the literature
    Tiziano Tallarita
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 25:143-9. 2011
    ..This article summarizes the clinical results of open surgical repair of pararenal abdominal aortic aneurysms to provide a benchmark for comparison with results of endovascular treatment, using fenestrated and branched techniques...
  14. doi Computed tomographic angiography as the primary diagnostic modality in penetrating lower extremity vascular injuries: a level I trauma experience
    Dina Wallin
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 25:620-3. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcomes with this imaging modality at a high-volume Level I trauma center...
  15. doi Surgical challenges in the treatment of leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava: analysis of two cases and brief review of the literature
    Maria A Kyriazi
    2nd Department of Surgery, Aretaieion Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Ann Vasc Surg 24:826.e13-7. 2010
    ..Optimal treatment should include complete resection of the malignant lesion with preservation of venous return. We present our experience from two patients treated in our hospital in the last 3 years...
  16. doi Early diagnosis and resection of an asymptomatic leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava prior to caval obstruction
    Fabio Ramponi
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Vasc Surg 55:525-8. 2012
    ..In this case report, we describe an asymptomatic intraluminal leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava diagnosed incidentally prior to caval occlusion during a routine ultrasound examination of the upper abdomen...
  17. doi Challenges in analysis and interpretation of cost data in vascular surgery
    Kevin Mani
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Vasc Surg 51:148-54. 2010
    ....
  18. ncbi Successful renovascular reconstruction for renal allografts with multiple renal arteries
    Kazuhide Makiyama
    Department of Urology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 75:828-32. 2003
    ..In the present study, we retrospectively reviewed multiple renal artery reconstruction in kidney transplantation to elucidate the usefulness of these grafts...
  19. ncbi A comparison between cryosurgery and conventional stripping in varicose vein surgery: perioperative features and complications
    Ruben Schouten
    Department of General Surgery, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ann Vasc Surg 20:306-11. 2006
    ..Cryosurgery has comparable postoperative results with conventional short stripping. Operation time is reduced with cryosurgery, but postoperative pain scores are higher. Patients favor cryosurgery because of better cosmetic results...
  20. ncbi Meta-analysis of femoropopliteal bypass grafts for lower extremity arterial insufficiency
    Carlos Eduardo Pereira
    Department of Surgery, Vascular Surgery Section, Health and Medical Sciences Sector, Lusiada Foundation UNILUS, Santos, Brazil
    J Vasc Surg 44:510-517. 2006
    ..The objective of this meta-analysis was to assess the long-term patency of femoropopliteal bypass grafts classified as above-knee polytetrafluoroethylene, above-knee saphenous vein, or below-knee saphenous vein...
  21. ncbi A prospective study of subclinical myocardial damage in endovascular versus open repair of infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Ned Abraham
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    J Vasc Surg 41:377-80; discussion 380-1. 2005
    ..Our aim was to assess the true incidence of perioperative myocardial damage associated with endovascular vs open infrarenal AAA repair...
  22. ncbi Bisoprolol reduces cardiac death and myocardial infarction in high-risk patients as long as 2 years after successful major vascular surgery
    D Poldermans
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 22:1353-8. 2001
    ..30 (0.11-0.83). CONCLUSIONS: Bisoprolol significantly reduced long-term cardiac death and myocardial infarction in high-risk patients after successful major cardiac vascular surgery...
  23. ncbi Epidemiology of renal dysfunction and patient outcome in atherosclerotic renal artery occlusion
    Ching M Cheung
    Department of Renal Medicine, Hope Hospital, Salford, England
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:149-57. 2002
    ..This study reinforces the importance of intrarenal vascular and parenchymal disease in the etiology of renal dysfunction in ARVD...
  24. ncbi Increase in utilization of percutaneous renal artery interventions by medicare beneficiaries, 1996-2000
    Timothy P Murphy
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:561-8. 2004
    ....
  25. ncbi Cardiac troponin after major vascular surgery: the role of perioperative ischemia, preoperative thallium scanning, and coronary revascularization
    Giora Landesberg
    Department of Anesthesiology and CCM, The Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:569-75. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the role of preoperative predictors, particularly ischemia, on preoperative thallium scanning (PTS) and coronary revascularization on low-level and conventional troponin elevations after major vascular surgery...
  26. ncbi Fast track open aortic surgery: reduced post operative stay with a goal directed pathway
    M A Murphy
    University of Oxford University, Nuffield Department of Surgery, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 34:274-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the feasibility of reducing post-operative stay through the implementation of a fast-track, goal directed, clinical pathway for elective open aortic surgery...
  27. ncbi The usefulness of dipyridamole thallium-201 single photon emission computed tomography for predicting perioperative cardiac events in patients undergoing non-cardiac vascular surgery
    Tao Chen
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 16:45-53. 2002
    ....
  28. ncbi [The guideline 'Diagnosis and treatment of peripheral artery disease of the lower extremities' of The Netherlands Surgical Society]
    A C Vahl
    Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, afd Chirurgie, Postbus 95 500, 1090 HM, Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1670-4. 2005
    ..Only in case of venous bypass surgery should a coumarin derivative and a statin be prescribed for 2 years, while the bypass is controlled periodically for 6 months by duplex examination...
  29. ncbi Evaluation of the efficacy of the electrosurgical bipolar vessel sealer (LigaSure) devices in sealing lymphatic vessels
    Yuri W Novitsky
    Department of Surgery, Carolinas Laparoscopic and Advanced Surgery Program, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC 28203, USA
    Surg Innov 12:155-60. 2005
    ..The seals created by all 3 devices burst at markedly supraphysiologic intraluminal pressures. Ongoing randomized human trials may prove the clinical benefits of the routine use of EBVS devices for various tissue dissections...
  30. ncbi Bursting tension of medium and large canine arteries sealed with ultrasonic energy or suture ligation
    Loretta J Bubenik
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Louisiana State University, Skip Berman Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Vet Surg 34:289-93. 2005
    ..To compare bursting tension of arteries > or =3 mm in diameter sealed with ultrasonic energy (UE) with arteries ligated with suture...
  31. ncbi Reporting standards for endovascular aortic aneurysm repair
    Elliot L Chaikof
    Emory University, 21639 Pierce Drive, Rm 5105, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Vasc Surg 35:1048-60. 2002
  32. doi A peri-operative statin update for non-cardiac surgery. Part II: Statin therapy for vascular surgery and peri-operative statin trial design
    B M Biccard
    Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Private Bag 7, Congella, 4013, South Africa
    Anaesthesia 63:162-71. 2008
    ..Recommendations are made regarding retrospective reporting of statin studies to minimise the bias inherent in a number of the current retrospective studies on this subject...
  33. ncbi Technical factors affecting autogenous vein graft failure: observations from a large multicenter trial
    Andres Schanzer
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:1180-90; discussion 1190. 2007
    ..We utilized data from a prospective, multicenter trial to identify technical variables that were significantly associated with early and midterm results of autogenous LEB for limb salvage...
  34. doi Renal artery revascularization: predictive value of kidney length and volume weighted by resistive index
    Sebastien Bommart
    Department of Radiology, CHU Montpellier Arnaud de Villeneuve, Montpellier, France
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 194:1365-72. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of renal length, volume, and resistive index measurements at Doppler ultrasound and MR angiography in predicting improvement after renal angioplasty...
  35. doi Acute venous disease: venous thrombosis and venous trauma
    Mark H Meissner
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:25S-53S. 2007
    ..Venous injuries are similarly under-reported and the true incidence is unknown. Current recommendations include repair of injuries to the major proximal veins. If repair not safe or possible, ligation should be performed...
  36. ncbi Validation of a model to predict all-cause in-hospital mortality in vascular surgical patients
    B M Biccard
    Department of Anaesthetics, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine and Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital, Durban, South Africa
    Cardiovasc J Afr 19:303-8. 2008
    ..To develop and validate a pre- and postoperative model of all-cause in-hospital mortality in South African vascular surgical patients...
  37. ncbi Vascular emergencies in cholelithiasis and cholecystectomy: our experience with two cases and literature review
    Narasimhaiah Srinivasaiah
    Department of Surgery, North Tyneside General Hospital, Tyne and Wear, UK
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 7:217-20. 2008
    ..We aim to present two unusual, life threatening vascular complications as a result of gallstones and laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Their management is highlighted with a brief review of literature...
  38. doi A cost-effectiveness model comparing endovascular repair to open surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms in Canada
    Gord Blackhouse
    Program for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Value Health 12:245-52. 2009
    ..EVAR is less invasive than OR, and therefore may have less surgical risk than OR. However, the graft used for EVAR is much more expensive then the graft used for OR...
  39. doi Cost-effectiveness analysis of elective endovascular repair compared with open surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms for patients at a high surgical risk: A 1-year patient-level analysis conducted in Ontario, Canada
    Jean Eric Tarride
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Vasc Surg 48:779-87. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of elective endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) compared with open surgical repair (OSR) in patients at a high risk of surgical complications...
  40. ncbi Active and mechanical hemostatic agents
    William D Spotnitz
    Surgical Therapeutic Advancement Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Surgery 142:S34-8. 2007
    ..Research and development continues on potential new products. Improvements in the efficacy of these products as well as delivery systems and product safety will make these agents even better and more widely accepted...
  41. ncbi Long-term survival in patients presenting with type B acute aortic dissection: insights from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection
    Thomas T Tsai
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 0384, USA
    Circulation 114:2226-31. 2006
    ..We used data from a contemporary registry of acute type B aortic dissection to better understand factors associated with adverse long-term survival...
  42. ncbi Simvastatin attenuates the activity of matrix metalloprotease-9 in aneurysmal aortic tissue
    J Evans
    Department of Surgery, University Hospitals of Leicester, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 34:302-3. 2007
    ..This provides a possible molecular mechanism to explain the reportedly beneficial effects of statins to slow AAA growth...
  43. ncbi The impact of postoperative discontinuation or continuation of chronic statin therapy on cardiac outcome after major vascular surgery
    Yannick Le Manach
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Pitie Salpetriere, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6, Paris, France
    Anesth Analg 104:1326-33, table of contents. 2007
    ..We sought to examine cardiac outcome in patients who continued, compared with those who discontinued, statin therapy after major vascular surgery...
  44. ncbi Clinical risk predictors associated with cardiac mortality following vascular surgery in South African patients
    B M Biccard
    Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Cardiovasc J Afr 18:216-20. 2007
    ..In conclusion, an elevated serum creatinine and a positive history for smoking are important clinical predictors of cardiac mortality in South African patients following elective or urgent vascular surgery...
  45. ncbi Who should we operate on and how do we decide: predicting rupture and survival in patients with aortic aneurysm
    Mark Fillinger
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03750, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 20:121-7. 2007
    ..Somehow, experienced surgeons are able to sift through a massive amount of information and properly select patients who are appropriate for surgery, with quite reasonable perioperative and long-term mortality rates...
  46. ncbi Statin therapy is associated with improved outcomes in vascular surgery patients with renal impairment
    Gijs M J M Welten
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am Heart J 154:954-61. 2007
    ..Little is known about the association between baseline kidney function, statin therapy, and outcome after vascular surgery in patients with and without chronic kidney disease...
  47. ncbi Safety of perioperative statin use in high-risk patients undergoing major vascular surgery
    Olaf Schouten
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 95:658-60. 2005
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to clarify the potential risk of myopathy in statin users who underwent major noncardiac surgery...
  48. doi Predictors and outcomes of a perioperative myocardial infarction following elective vascular surgery in patients with documented coronary artery disease: results of the CARP trial
    Edward O McFalls
    Division of Cardiology 111C, VA Medical Center, 1 Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Eur Heart J 29:394-401. 2008
    ....
  49. ncbi Optimizing the prediction of perioperative mortality in vascular surgery by using a customized probability model
    Miklos D Kertai
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 165:898-904. 2005
    ..This study aimed to revise and customize the revised cardiac risk (Lee) index to estimate the probability of perioperative all-cause mortality in patients undergoing noncardiac vascular surgery...
  50. ncbi Predictors of cardiac events after major vascular surgery: Role of clinical characteristics, dobutamine echocardiography, and beta-blocker therapy
    E Boersma
    University Hospital Rotterdam, Department of Surgery, Room H921, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 285:1865-73. 2001
    ..A recent study found that perioperative beta-blocker therapy reduces complication rates in high-risk individuals...
  51. ncbi Association of cardiac troponin, CK-MB, and postoperative myocardial ischemia with long-term survival after major vascular surgery
    Giora Landesberg
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1547-54. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the long-term prognosis with postoperative markers of myocardial ischemia and infarction...
  52. ncbi Early and delayed myocardial infarction after abdominal aortic surgery
    Yannick Le Manach
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire Pitie Salpetriere, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
    Anesthesiology 102:885-91. 2005
    ..Although postoperative myocardial infarction (PMI) after vascular surgery has been described to be associated with prolonged ischemia, its exact pathophysiology remains unclear...
  53. ncbi Semiquantitative dipyridamole myocardial stress perfusion imaging for cardiac risk assessment before noncardiac vascular surgery: a meta-analysis
    Edward Etchells
    Division of General Internal Medicine at Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Vasc Surg 36:534-40. 2002
    ..Semiquantitative dipyridamole myocardial perfusion scintigraphy may provide better estimates of perioperative cardiac risk than nonquantitative scintigraphy...
  54. ncbi ALCAPA, a possible reason for mitral insufficiency and heart failure in young patients
    Gry Dahle
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, Oslo, Norway
    Scand Cardiovasc J 41:51-8. 2007
    ..We have from 1990 to 2003 operated on seven patients in our clinic. The objective of this study was to describe our experience of treating the condition and to remind other doctors of it as a possible diagnosis...
  55. ncbi Reduction in cardiovascular events after vascular surgery with atorvastatin: a randomized trial
    Anai E S Durazzo
    Heart Institute and Vascular Surgery Department, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Vasc Surg 39:967-75; discussion 975-6. 2004
    ..Statin therapy may reduce perioperative cardiac events through stabilization of coronary plaques...
  56. ncbi Safety of thoracic aortic surgery in the present era
    Hardean E Achneck
    Department of Preventive Medicine, State University of New York, Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1180-5; discussion 1185. 2007
    ..We investigate the current safety level of these operations--for the purposes of enabling risk/benefit decisions for surgery and also to serve as a benchmark for comparison with emerging endovascular approaches...
  57. ncbi A randomized trial comparing conventional and endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Monique Prinssen
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 351:1607-18. 2004
    ....
  58. ncbi Increase of 1-year mortality after perioperative beta-blocker withdrawal in endovascular and vascular surgery patients
    S E Hoeks
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 33:13-9. 2007
    ..To assess the relation between beta-blocker use, underlying cardiac risk, and 1-year outcome in vascular surgery patients, including the effect of beta-blocker withdrawal...
  59. ncbi Long-term results of repair of anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery
    Rüdiger Lange
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1463-71. 2007
    ..In this study, both parameters were investigated at long-term in patients in whom either coronary transfer or subclavian artery anastomosis was applied...
  60. ncbi The excimer laser-assisted nonocclusive anastomosis practice model: development and application of a tool for practicing microvascular anastomosis techniques
    Henk Johan Streefkerk
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neurosurgery 58:ONS148-56; discussion ONS148-56. 2006
    ..We defined criteria with which such models should comply, and we tested whether the models described in literature, as well as our own practice model, comply with these criteria...
  61. ncbi Inter-Society Consensus for the Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease (TASC II)
    L Norgren
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 33:S1-75. 2007
  62. ncbi An analysis of 124 surgically managed brachial artery injuries
    Rene Zellweger
    Department of Surgery, University of Cape Town, Trauma Unit C14, Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory, Cape Town 7925, South Africa
    Am J Surg 188:240-5. 2004
    ..A 3-year review of surgically managed brachial artery injuries is presented...
  63. ncbi Comparison of endovenous treatment with an 810 nm laser versus conventional stripping of the great saphenous vein in patients with primary varicose veins
    Charles Angotti Furtado de Medeiros
    Department of Surgery, University of Campinas, Brazil
    Dermatol Surg 31:1685-94; discussion 1694. 2005
    ..The development of suitable and more flexible instruments, along with less invasive techniques, enables the establishment of new therapeutic procedures...
  64. ncbi Extracranial-intracranial bypass in the treatment of occlusive cerebrovascular disease and intracranial aneurysms in the United States between 1992 and 2001: a population-based study
    Sepideh Amin-Hanjani
    Neurosurgical Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Department of Surgery Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Neurosurg 103:794-804. 2005
    ..The authors assessed the results of extracranial-intracranial (EC-IC) bypass surgery in the treatment of occlusive cerebrovascular disease and intracranial aneurysms in the US between 1992 and 2001 by using population-based methods...
  65. ncbi The elevated level of circulating matrix metalloproteinase-9 in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms decreased to levels equal to those of healthy controls after an aortic repair
    Tetsuo Watanabe
    Division of Advanced Surgical Science and Technology, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Ann Vasc Surg 20:317-21. 2006
    ..These studies suggest that MMP-9 plays a pivotal role in aneurysm formation, and the circulating MMP-9 level is thus considered to reflect the biological behavior of the aneurysm...
  66. ncbi Subtemporal approach to basilar bifurcation aneurysms: advanced technique and clinical experience
    J Hernesniemi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 94:31-8. 2005
    ..The "gold standard", subtemporal approach was established and introduced by Drake and it has been adapted by the senior author Hernesniemi. We describe our present modified technique of this approach based on clinical experience...
  67. ncbi Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava: surgical management and clinical results
    Jason Dew
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Vascular Surgery Service, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Am Surg 71:497-501. 2005
    ..The management of the IVC can be managed with primary repair, ligation, or prosthetic graft. Long-term survival is possible if complete resection can be achieved...
  68. ncbi Local anaesthetic flush reduces postoperative pain and haematoma formation after great saphenous vein stripping--a randomised controlled trial
    A Nisar
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Mid Western Regional and St John s Hospitals, Limerick, Ireland
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 31:325-31. 2006
    ..To observe the effect of local anaesthetic flush through the great saphenous vein (GSV) tunnel on postoperative pain and haematoma formation following saphenous vein stripping operations...
  69. ncbi Hospital costs for endovascular and open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Maciej Dryjski
    Department of Surgery, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Kaleida Health, Millard Fillmore Hospital, 14209, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 197:64-70. 2003
    ..To evaluate hospital costs and reimbursement for open (OAAA) and endovascular (EVAAA) repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm...
  70. ncbi Primary intrapulmonary thymoma successfully resected with vascular reconstruction
    Hironori Ishibashi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Sendai Kousei Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1735-7. 2003
    ..There has been no evidence of recurrence in 6 years. Complete resection of the tumor with vascular reconstruction and adjuvant radiation should be considered in invasive intrapulmonary thymoma...
  71. ncbi Radial nerve compression by a large cephalic vein aneurysm: case report
    Elie Kassabian
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery and Transplantation, Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
    J Vasc Surg 38:617-9. 2003
    ..Venous aneurysm should be included in the differential diagnosis of a subcutaneous mass, and diagnosis is best made with Duplex ultrasound scanning. Surgical excision is the appropriate treatment...
  72. ncbi Cardiac arrest during exercise: anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary trunk
    H B Nielsen
    Department of Cardiology, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand Cardiovasc J 33:369-71. 1999
    ..A successful surgical correction of the anomalous coronary artery was performed in two of the patients...
  73. ncbi Evaluation of a vessel sealing system, bipolar electrosurgery, harmonic scalpel, titanium clips, endoscopic gastrointestinal anastomosis vascular staples and sutures for arterial and venous ligation in a porcine model
    Jaime Landman
    Department of Surgery Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Urol 169:697-700. 2003
    ..We assessed the usefulness of the LigaSure (Valleylab, Boulder, Colorado) vessel sealing system for vascular control during laparoscopic surgery and compared it with other available hemostatic modalities...
  74. ncbi Fractures with major vascular injuries from gunshot wounds: implications of surgical sequence
    Timothy P McHenry
    Joint Trauma Training Center, Ben Taub General Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma 53:717-21. 2002
    ..The sequence of surgical repair for penetrating extremity injuries requiring both vascular repair and fracture fixation is controversial. The optimal determination of repair order and its consequences is the purpose of this study...
  75. ncbi Perioperative prognostic value of dipyridamole echocardiography in vascular surgery: A large-scale multicenter study in 509 patients. EPIC (Echo Persantine International Cooperative) Study Group
    R Sicari
    CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, Pisa, Italy
    Circulation 100:II269-74. 1999
    ..The aim of the current study was to evaluate the value of dipyridamole echocardiography test (up to 0.84 mg/kg over 10 minutes) in predicting cardiac events in a large-scale, multicenter, prospective, observational study design...
  76. ncbi Which stress test is superior for perioperative cardiac risk stratification in patients undergoing major vascular surgery?
    M D Kertai
    Departments of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 24:222-9. 2002
    ..to compare the additional prognostic value of Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography (DSE), Dipyridamole Stress Echocardiography (DiSE) and Perfusion Scintigraphy (DTS) on clinical risk factors in patients undergoing major vascular surgery...
  77. ncbi A prospective study of the determinants of renal functional outcome and mortality in atherosclerotic renovascular disease
    Julian R Wright
    Department of Renal Medicine, Hope Hospital, Salford, UK
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:1153-61. 2002
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  78. ncbi The mechanisms of blood vessel closure in humans by the application of ultrasonic energy
    D Foschi
    First Department of Surgery, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Luigi Sacco, Luigi Sacco Hospital, University of Milan, Via G B Grassi 74, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Surg Endosc 16:814-9. 2002
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate the electron microscopic changes to the blood vessels after the application of UAS...
  79. ncbi Long-term outcomes of revascularization for peripheral vascular disease in end-stage renal disease patients
    D N Reddan
    Duke Institute of Renal Outcomes Research and Health Policy, Division of Nephrology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 38:57-63. 2001
    ..Patient-related variables (eg, increased prevalence of hypertension and cardiovascular disease) and/or provider-specific factors (eg, timing of surgery in the course of PVD) may be responsible for poorer outcomes...
  80. ncbi Signs and symptoms of saphenous nerve injury after greater saphenous vein stripping: prevalence, severity, and relevance for modern practice
    Charles Morrison
    Department of Surgery, Section of Vascualr Surgery, Wishard Hospital, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:886-90. 2003
    ..We undertook this study to measure the prevalence of these injuries and quantify their impact on quality of life...
  81. ncbi Carotid-subclavian bypass in occlusive disease of subclavian artery: more important today than before
    Bayer Cinar
    Dr Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Center, Istanbul, Turkey
    Tohoku J Exp Med 204:53-62. 2004
    ..Carotid-subclavian bypass with polytetrafluoroethylene grafts is a safe, effective and durable procedure. It can be easily applied even under regional anesthesia when percutaneous intervention is unsuccessful or impossible...
  82. ncbi A combination of statins and beta-blockers is independently associated with a reduction in the incidence of perioperative mortality and nonfatal myocardial infarction in patients undergoing abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery
    M D Kertai
    Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 28:343-52. 2004
    ..To investigate the combined beneficial effect of statin and beta-blocker use on perioperative mortality and myocardial infarction (MI) in patients undergoing abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery (AAA)...
  83. ncbi Lower limb amputations in Southern Finland in 2000 and trends up to 2001
    E Eskelinen
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 27:193-200. 2004
    ..To assess the current incidence of major lower limb amputations in Southern Finland and epidemiological trends during the last 17 years...
  84. ncbi Basics of intravascular ultrasound: an essential tool for the endovascular surgeon
    Jason T Lee
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 17:110-8. 2004
    ..In this review we discuss the design and function of available IVUS catheters, imaging techniques and interpretation, and the present and future clinical utility in peripheral endovascular interventions...
  85. ncbi Impact of renal insufficiency on short-term morbidity and mortality after lower extremity revascularization: data from the Department of Veterans Affairs' National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:1287-95. 2003
    ..Further studies are needed to explore reasons for the higher rate of limb-threatening infection in patients with renal insufficiency undergoing revascularization...
  86. ncbi A decade experience with infrainguinal revascularization in a dialysis-dependent patient population
    Pranay Ramdev
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Vasc Surg 36:969-74. 2002
    ..We herein present the largest series to date of a 10-year single-institution experience with LE bypass in patients with dialysis dependence...
  87. ncbi Techniques to optimize vascular control during laparoscopic donor nephrectomy
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    Urology 61:93-7; discussion 97-8. 2003
    ..To review our experience with laparoscopic donor nephrectomy for kidney transplantation and describe our technique of vessel ligation...
  88. ncbi Long-term prognostic value of dipyridamole echocardiography in vascular surgery: a large-scale multicenter study
    Rosa Sicari
    Institute of Clinical Physiology, Via G Moruzzi, Pisa
    Coron Artery Dis 13:49-55. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the value of a preoperative dipyridamole echocardiography test (up to 0.84 mg/kg over 10 min) in predicting late cardiac events in survivors of major non-cardiac vascular surgery...
  89. ncbi Trends in peripheral vascular procedures in the Veterans Health Administration, 1989-1998
    J A Mayfield
    Center of Excellence in Prosthetic Engineering and Limb Loss Prevention, Rehabilitation Research and Development, Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 38:347-56. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: The VHA provides almost 8% of all US peripheral vascular procedures in males. The VHA age-specific rates differ from the US rates with a shift to younger patients. The rates decreased for all age groups between 1989-1998...
  90. ncbi Endovascular versus open surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm with concomitant malignancy
    Massimo Porcellini
    Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Federico II University, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 46:16-23. 2007
    ..This study retrospectively assessed the outcome of endovascular repair (EVAR) and open repair (OR) for the treatment of AAA in patients undergoing curative treatment for concomitant malignancies...
  91. ncbi Endovascular stent-graft repair of failed endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Donald T Baril
    Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 22:30-6. 2008
    ..Midterm results indicate that these patients may require additional procedures but have a low rate of aneurysm-related mortality. Longer-term follow-up is necessary to determine the durability of these endovascular revisions...
  92. ncbi Efficacy and frequency of cerebrospinal fluid drainage in operative management of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
    E Weigang
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 55:73-8. 2007
    ..We investigated the efficacy of cerebrospinal fluid drainage as a spinal cord-protecting modality. We also evaluated the correlation between the frequency of cerebrospinal fluid drainage and the Crawford classification...
  93. ncbi Complex thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms: endovascular exclusion with visceral revascularization
    Stephen Alan Black
    Regional Vascular Unit, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 43:1081-9; discussion 1089. 2006
    ..We review our ongoing experience with a transabdominal stent repair of complex thoracoabdominal aneurysms (Crawford type I, II, and III) with surgical revascularization of visceral and renal arteries...
  94. doi Results of endovascular therapy and aortobifemoral grafting for Transatlantic Inter-Society type C and D aortoiliac occlusive disease
    Sachinder Singh Hans
    Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, Clinton Township, MI, USA
    Surgery 144:583-9; discussion 589-90. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the outcomes of aortoiliac stenting (AIS) to those of aortobifemoral grafting (ABF) for patients with TransAtlantic Inter-Society Consensus (TASCII) C and D aortoiliac occlusive disease...
  95. ncbi Aggressive management of nonocclusive ischemic colitis following aortic reconstruction
    Fabrice Menegaux
    Department of General Surgery, Groupe Hospitalier Pitie Salpetriere, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
    Arch Surg 141:678-82. 2006
    ..Our objective was to standardize the surgical approach for IC complicating aortic reconstruction...
  96. ncbi Hybrid treatment for complex aortic problems combining surgery and stenting in the integrated operating theater
    Martin Brueck
    Department of Cardiology, Clinic of Wetzlar, Germany
    J Interv Cardiol 19:539-43. 2006
    ..The combination of surgery and simultaneous stenting in the operating theater may reduce the surgical trauma...
  97. doi Benign superior vena cava syndrome: stenting is now the first line of treatment
    Adnan Z Rizvi
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:372-80. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to assess the efficacy and durability of EVR and compare results of EVR with open surgical reconstruction (OSR)...
  98. ncbi Strategies for prevention and operative treatment of aortic lesions related to spinal interventions
    Reinhard Kopp
    Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Klinikum Grosshadern, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E753-60. 2007
    ..A retrospective analysis of a case series was performed...
  99. doi Hybrid procedures for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms and chronic aortic dissections - a single center experience in 28 patients
    Dittmar Böckler
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Ruprecht Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Vasc Surg 47:724-32. 2008
    ..We report our 6-year experience with the visceral hybrid procedure for high-risk patients with thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms (TAAA) and chronic expanding aortic dissections (CEAD)...
  100. ncbi Endovascular stent grafting versus open surgical repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms in low-risk patients: a multicenter comparative trial
    Joseph E Bavaria
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hospital of the Unversity of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:369-77. 2007
    ..Results are presented from the first completed multicenter trial directed at gaining approval from the US Food and Drug Administration of endovascular versus open surgical repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms...
  101. ncbi Combined staged procedures for the treatment of thoracoabdominal aneurysms
    Timothy A Resch
    Department of Vascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 42195, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 13:481-9. 2006
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Research Grants99

  1. Survivin: a novel regulator of intimal hyperplasia and vein graft remodeling
    Michael S Conte; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  2. Vein Wall Fibrotic Injury After DVT is SLC-CCR7 Dependent
    Peter K Henke; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The long term goal is to define a therapy to decrease post thrombotic syndrome, a common and morbid complication of deep vein thrombosis. ..
  3. Mechanisms By Which Endothelium Cells Sense Changes in Hemodynamics
    Bauer Sumpio; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..4. Assess egr-1 and sp1 binding in MT1-MMP and PDGF-B promoters under mechanical stress 5.Assess the functional relevance of egr-1 in a low flow carotid model using an egr-1 knock-out mouse. ..
  4. Thrombus resolution is CXC chemokine dependent
    Peter Henke; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. MECHANISMS BY WHICH EC SENSE CHANGES IN HEMODYNAMICS
    Bauer Sumpio; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The clinical relevance of this proposal is the potential to understand the mechanism by which a hemodynamic force alters EC function. ..
  6. Vein Wall Fibrotic Injury After DVT is SLC-CCR7 Dependent
    Peter Henke; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The long term goal is to define a therapy to decrease post thrombotic syndrome, a common and morbid complication of deep vein thrombosis. ..
  7. Vein wall remodeling after DVT is matrix metalloproteinase dependent
    Peter Henke; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This proposal will provide important mechanistic insight into the pathophysiology of post-phelbitic syndrome with real potential translation to decreasing the morbidity from this under-acknowledged disease. ..
  8. Vein wall remodeling after DVT is matrix metalloproteinase dependent
    Peter Henke; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposal will provide important mechanistic insight into the pathophysiology of post-phelbitic syndrome with real potential translation to decreasing the morbidity from this under-acknowledged disease. ..
  9. MECHANISMS BY WHICH EC SENSE CHANGES IN HEMODYNAMICS
    Bauer Sumpio; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Such information might provide a rationale approach to modulating the in vivo responses of EC by altering the generation of these second messengers...
  10. Percutaneous Treatment of Claudication: The Role of Diabetes and Inflammation
    Louis Nguyen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It is anticipated that this research will contribute to the better clinical and economic understanding of IC treatment outcomes for DM patients with PAD risk factors. (End of Abstract) ..
  11. Endothelial Function in Human Peripheral Arteries
    Vikram Kashyap; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will test a novel clot-dissolving combination that may improve cellular function and outcomes after artery clotting. ..
  12. Osteoprotegerin and osteopontin in aortic aneurysm
    Jonathan Golledge; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Understanding the role of these calcium-controlling proteins in artery weakness and how drug therapy can interfere in these effects is an important step in the development of new treatment for aortic aneurysm. ..
  13. Osteoprotegerin and osteopontin in aortic aneurysm
    Jonathan Golledge; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Understanding the role of these calcium-controlling proteins in artery weakness and how drug therapy can interfere in these effects is an important step in the development of new treatment for aortic aneurysm. ..
  14. Functional Outcome of Critical Limb Ischemia
    Gregory Landry; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The TransAtlantic Intersociety Consensus, an international consortium of physicians involved in the management of peripheral arterial disease, has identified patient-oriented outcome research in CLI as an area of "critical need." ..
  15. Osteoprotegerin and osteopontin in aortic aneurysm
    Jonathan Golledge; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Understanding the role of these calcium-controlling proteins in artery weakness and how drug therapy can interfere in these effects is an important step in the development of new treatment for aortic aneurysm. ..
  16. CEREBRAL FUNCTION AFTER HYPOTHERMIC CIRCULATORY ARREST
    Randall Griepp; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  17. Liver Glucose Flux in Obesity and Diabetes
    Masakazu Shiota; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Increasing Activity in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  19. Mechanisms of Disability in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results will be used to develop interventions designed to improve lower extremity functioning and prevent functional decline in persons with PAD. ..
  20. Liver Glucose Flux in Obesity and Diabetes
    Masakazu Shiota; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Tosee experiments should shed light on the pathogenic role that impaired glucokinase regulation plays in the defective liver response to glucose in obesity related type 2 diabetes mellitus. ..
  21. CEREBRAL FUNCTION AFTER HYPOTHERMIC CIRCULATORY ARREST
    Randall Griepp; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The results of this study will make a significant contribution toward improving long-term outcome of complex surgery on the heart and great vessels in both infants and adults. ..
  22. Vertebrobasilar Flow Evaluation and Risk of Transient Ischemic Attack and Stroke
    Sepideh Amin Hanjani; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Additionally, the ability to define a low risk population in whom the risks of expensive invasive interventions would be unnecessary will have an equally important impact from a public health, and health care cost, perspective. ..
  23. Multiscale Network Modeling of Hemodynamically-Driven Vascular Adaptation
    Scott Berceli; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The current proposal uses systems biology approaches to study the complex mechanisms of the vascular response to injury, providing a predictive model with application both as a research tool and in the care of patients. ..
  24. Control of skin blood flow and sweating in grafted skin
    Craig G Crandall; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  25. Multiscale Network Modeling of Hemodynamically-Driven Vascular Adaptation
    Scott Berceli; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The current proposal uses systems biology approaches to study the complex mechanisms of the vascular response to injury, providing a predictive model with application both as a research tool and in the care of patients. ..
  26. Heat Stress and Circulatory Control
    CRAIG CRANDALL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Upon completion of these studies valuable information will be obtained regarding the etiology of heat-induced reductions in orthostatic tolerance in humans. ..
  27. Financial Incentives and Variations in the Care of Medicare Beneficiaries
    Bruce E Landon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Because patients will be clustered within physicians and physicians clustered within markets, we will use hierarchical analytic methods. ..
  28. Extracellular Matrix Metabolism in Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection
    Joseph Coselli; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..With our unique access to a large number of TAAD patients and expertise in cell and animal models, our project is feasible. ..
  29. Long Term Outcomes of Open Versus Endovascular AAA Repair
    BRUCE E contact LANDON; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..In 1999, a less invasive endovascular technique was introduced as an alternative to open surgical repair. In this study, we will evaluate the long term comparative effectiveness of open versus endovascular AAA repair. ..
  30. Financial Incentives and Variations in the Care of Medicare Beneficiaries
    Bruce Landon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Because patients will be clustered within physicians and physicians clustered within markets, we will use hierarchical analytic methods. ..
  31. Studies on Hyperglycemia in Surgical Infection
    LILLIAN KAO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  32. Clinical Research Using Non-Fourier 3D Cardiac MRI
    Frank Rybicki; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Under the supervision of the experienced mentor and co-mentors, the candidate would have a unique career development opportunity that utilizes the extensive educational, clinical, and research resources of the supporting institution. ..
  33. Incentive Formularies and the Costs and Quality of Care
    Bruce Landon; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  34. MD Group Characteristics and Quality of Care for CHD
    Bruce Landon; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Pathophysiology and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension
    Marc Moon; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..