vascular surgical procedures

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Summary: Operative procedures for the treatment of vascular disorders.

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  1. ncbi 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. ncbi A systematic review and meta-analysis of the treatments of varicose veins
    M Hassan Murad
    Knowledge and Evaluation Research Unit, Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:49S-65S. 2011
  3. ncbi Pancreaticoduodenectomy with vascular resection: margin status and survival duration
    Jennifer F Tseng
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:935-49; discussion 949-50. 2004
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi Current literature for evidence-based infrainguinal endovascular treatment
    George H Meier
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Vascular Division, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 21:210-6. 2008
  9. ncbi Operative strategy for acute type a aortic dissection: ascending aortic or hemiarch versus total arch replacement with frozen elephant trunk
    Naomichi Uchida
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hiroshima City Asa General Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:773-7. 2009
  10. ncbi Bypass versus Angioplasty in Severe Ischaemia of the Leg (BASIL) trial: Analysis of amputation free and overall survival by treatment received
    Andrew W Bradbury
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University of Birmingham, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Solihull Hospital, Lode Lane, Birmingham, UK
    J Vasc Surg 51:18S-31S. 2010

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  1. ncbi 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. ncbi A systematic review and meta-analysis of the treatments of varicose veins
    M Hassan Murad
    Knowledge and Evaluation Research Unit, Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:49S-65S. 2011
    ..Several treatment options exist for varicose veins. In this review we summarize the available evidence derived from comparative studies about the relative safety and efficacy of these treatments...
  3. ncbi Pancreaticoduodenectomy with vascular resection: margin status and survival duration
    Jennifer F Tseng
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:935-49; discussion 949-50. 2004
    ....
  4. 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
    ....
  5. 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
    ....
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi Current literature for evidence-based infrainguinal endovascular treatment
    George H Meier
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Vascular Division, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 21:210-6. 2008
    ..This monograph attempts to define the current state of the literature available to guide endovascular treatment of superficial artery disease, and to provide a baseline for future studies...
  9. ncbi Operative strategy for acute type a aortic dissection: ascending aortic or hemiarch versus total arch replacement with frozen elephant trunk
    Naomichi Uchida
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hiroshima City Asa General Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:773-7. 2009
    ..This report compares long-term results with total arch replacement with frozen elephant trunk (FET) to ascending aortic or hemiarch replacement (AHR) for acute type A aortic dissection...
  10. ncbi Bypass versus Angioplasty in Severe Ischaemia of the Leg (BASIL) trial: Analysis of amputation free and overall survival by treatment received
    Andrew W Bradbury
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University of Birmingham, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Solihull Hospital, Lode Lane, Birmingham, UK
    J Vasc Surg 51:18S-31S. 2010
    ..We also compare vein with prosthetic BSX and transluminal with subintimal balloon angioplasty (BAP) and examine outcomes from BSX after failed BAP...
  11. ncbi An Apgar score for surgery
    Atul A Gawande
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:201-8. 2007
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  12. ncbi Trends in the national outcomes and costs for claudication and limb threatening ischemia: angioplasty vs bypass graft
    Teviah Sachs
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard, MA 02215, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:1021-1031.e1. 2011
    ..The associated costs are poorly defined in the literature. We sought to determine national estimates for the costs, utilization, and outcomes of angioplasty and bypass graft for the treatment of both claudication and limb threat...
  13. ncbi 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...
  14. 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
    ....
  15. ncbi First 100 cases with Doppler-guided hemorrhoidal artery ligation
    Ron Greenberg
    Department of Surgery A, Tel Aviv Medical Center and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:485-9. 2006
    ..This study was designed to examine the benefits of a Doppler-guided hemorrhoidal artery ligation technique in terms of surgical outcome, functional recovery, and postoperative pain...
  16. ncbi The effects of perioperative beta-blockade: results of the Metoprolol after Vascular Surgery (MaVS) study, a randomized controlled trial
    Homer Yang
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Am Heart J 152:983-90. 2006
    ..We report a trial of the perioperative administration of metoprolol and its effects on the incidence of cardiac complications at 30 days and 6 months after vascular surgery...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi En bloc vascular resection for locally advanced pancreatic malignancies infiltrating major blood vessels: perioperative outcome and long-term survival in 136 patients
    Emre F Yekebas
    Department of General, Visceral and Thoracic Surgery, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Ann Surg 247:300-9. 2008
    ..To assess in-hospital complication rates and survival duration after en bloc vascular resection (VR) for infiltration of pancreatic malignancies in major vessels...
  19. ncbi Treatment of diabetic foot ulcers
    S Vuorisalo
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 50:275-91. 2009
    ..Even when healed, diabetic foot should be regarded as a life-long condition and treated accordingly to prevent recurrence. Long-term efforts have reduced amputation 37-75% in different European countries over 10-15 years...
  20. ncbi Risk factors for failure of lower-extremity revascularization procedures: are they different for bypass and percutaneous procedures?
    Christopher D Owens
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 21:143-53. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi Guidelines for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Report of a subcommittee of the Joint Council of the American Association for Vascular Surgery and Society for Vascular Surgery
    David C Brewster
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:1106-17. 2003
    ..Until long-term outcome of endoluminal repair is better defined and results of randomized trials available, the choice between endovascular and open repair will continue to rely heavily on patient preference...
  22. doi [Doppler-guided hemorrhoidal artery ligation: the new deal of surgical treatment of hemorrhoids]
    V de Parades
    Gastroenterol Clin Biol 32:660-3. 2008
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi Growth rate of affected aorta in patients with type B partially closed aortic dissection
    Eijun Sueyoshi
    Department of Radiology, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1251-7. 2009
    ..Our purpose was to evaluate the growth rate (GR) of the affected aorta and to clarify whether a partially closed false lumen can affect aortic enlargement in patients with type B double-barrelled aortic dissection (AD)...
  26. ncbi Factors associated with amputation or graft occlusion one year after lower extremity bypass in northern New England
    Philip P Goodney
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03765, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 24:57-68. 2010
    ..Therefore, we examined risk factors that predict amputation or graft occlusion within the first year following lower extremity bypass...
  27. ncbi Vascular reconstruction during pancreatoduodenectomy for ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas improves resectability but does not achieve cure
    Mehdi Ouaissi
    Division of Hepato Biliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Abdominal Surgery and Transplantation, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain UCL, Hippocrate Avenue 10, 1200, Brussels, Belgium
    World J Surg 34:2648-61. 2010
    ..This study was designed to compare the results of surgical resection in patients with pancreatic cancer with or without vascular resection. Late 10-year disease-free survival was considered as an indicator of patients' disease cure...
  28. ncbi Bypass flap reconstruction, a novel technique for distal revascularization: outcome of first 10 clinical cases
    Serguei Malikov
    Service de Chirurgie Vasculaire, Hopital de la Timone, Marseille, France
    Ann Vasc Surg 23:745-52. 2009
    ..Outcome in this initial series demonstrates the clinical feasibility of the new BF reconstruction technique, which allows revascularization and coverage of tissue defects using a one-piece anatomic unit...
  29. ncbi The Society for Vascular Surgery Vascular Quality Initiative
    Jack L Cronenwett
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:1529-37. 2012
    ..All specialties that perform vascular procedures are included, and international participation is encouraged. This review describes the current status of the SVS VQI...
  30. pmc An integrated biochemical prediction model of all-cause mortality in patients undergoing lower extremity bypass surgery for advanced peripheral artery disease
    Christopher D Owens
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif 94148, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:686-95. 2012
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that baseline biochemical parameters would add clinically meaningful predictive information in patients undergoing lower extremity bypass operations...
  31. pmc Outcomes and practice patterns in patients undergoing lower extremity bypass
    Jessica P Simons
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of Massachusetts, Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:1629-36. 2012
    ..Therefore, we sought to define the early and 1-year outcomes of lower extremity bypass (LEB) in a large, multicenter regional cohort, and analyze trends in the use of LEB with or without prior endovascular interventions...
  32. ncbi 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...
  33. ncbi Clinical outcomes and implications of failed infrainguinal endovascular stents
    Ilia Gur
    Department of Surgery, Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena, Calif 91105, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:658-66; discussion 667. 2011
    ..It is the objective of this paper to determine whether clinical outcomes and implications of anatomic stent failure vary according to initial TASC II classification...
  34. ncbi 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...
  35. 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
    ....
  36. ncbi 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...
  37. ncbi 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...
  38. ncbi 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...
  39. ncbi 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
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  40. ncbi 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...
  41. 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)...
  42. 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...
  43. ncbi Change in the amputation profile in diabetic foot in a tertiary reference center: efficacy of team working
    D Y Aksoy
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 112:526-30. 2004
    ..Presence of osteomyelitis, peripheral vascular disease and gangrene still remain as significant predictors of amputation in our population...
  44. 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...
  45. ncbi Diabetic foot salvage with microsurgical free-tissue transfer
    Ramzi S Moucharafieh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Riyad Solh, Beirut, Lebanon
    Microsurgery 23:257-61. 2003
    ..Microvascular free-tissue transfer can be used successfully for the salvage of infected diabetic foot ulcers...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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
    ....
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi Carotid chemodectomas: long-term results of subadventitial resection with deliberate external carotid resection
    Fabien Koskas
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Pitie Salpetriere University Hospital, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Paris, France
    Ann Vasc Surg 23:67-75. 2009
    ..Subadventitial resection of carotid body tumors with deliberate resection of the ECA is a simple and efficient procedure. It is the preferential treatment for these slow-growing localized tumors...
  58. ncbi 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...
  59. ncbi 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...
  60. ncbi 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...
  61. pmc 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...
  62. ncbi 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...
  63. ncbi 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...
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. ncbi Improved postoperative outcomes associated with preoperative statin therapy
    Katja Hindler
    Division of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology, Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Anesthesiology 105:1260-72; quiz 1289-90. 2006
    ..Preoperative statin therapy may reduce postoperative mortality in patients undergoing surgical procedures. However, the statin associated effects on postoperative cardiovascular morbidity are too variable to draw any conclusion...
  67. ncbi 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...
  68. 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...
  69. ncbi Plasma N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide as a predictor of perioperative and long-term outcome after vascular surgery
    Olaf Schouten
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 49:435-41; discussion 441-2. 2009
    ..This study assessed the additional prognostic value of NT-proBNP levels as a simple objective risk marker for postoperative cardiac events among vascular surgery patients...
  70. ncbi A multicenter review of carotid body tumour management
    M S Sajid
    Vascular Unit, Department of Surgery, Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, Hampstead, London NW3 2QG, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 34:127-30. 2007
    ..We present the biggest ever series on CBT in UK/EU discussing diagnostic challenges, surgical treatment and complications of surgical intervention...
  71. 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...
  72. ncbi Patterns of treatment for peripheral arterial disease in the United States: 1996-2005
    Vincent L Rowe
    CardioVascular Thoracic Institute, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:910-7. 2009
    ..We sought to analyze population-based rates of major amputations for PAD during a time period in which the use of endovascular surgical procedures increased dramatically...
  73. 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...
  74. 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...
  75. 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...
  76. 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...
  77. ncbi 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
    ....
  78. 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...
  79. 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...
  80. 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...
  81. 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...
  82. 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...
  83. 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...
  84. 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...
  85. 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...
  86. 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...
  87. 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...
  88. 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
    ....
  89. 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...
  90. 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...
  91. 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...
  92. 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...
  93. 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...
  94. 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
  95. 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...
  96. 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...
  97. 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...
  98. 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...
  99. 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...
  100. 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...
  101. 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...

Research Grants30

  1. 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. ..
  2. Thrombus resolution is CXC chemokine dependent
    Peter Henke; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. 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. ..
  4. 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. ..
  5. Neural and non-neural modulators of skin blood flow and sweating in humans
    CRAIG CRANDALL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..e. diabetes, heart failure, etc) and non-disease (i.e. aging) conditions. ..
  6. Coronary Endothelial Function in Humans
    Amir Lerman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The success of this program has the potential to further both the research and mentoring endeavors of patient-oriented investigation and mentoring the next generation of patient-oriented researchers. ..
  7. PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE AND FUNCTIONAL OUTCOMES
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..They further state that the results of this study will be used to develop subsequent intervention studies designed to improve quality of life and prevent functional decline among men and women with PAD. ..
  8. Endothelial Cell Regulation of Smooth Muscle Phenotype
    Richard Powell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Improving Functioning in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..By identifying the optimal exercise program for improving functioning in PAD patients with and without IC, our findings will have substantial clinical and public health implications for millions of patients with PAD. ..
  10. Phase I clinical trial of viral oncolysis of liver tumo*
    Kenneth Tanabe; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Data from this trial are a necessary first step to determine whether further clinical study of this novel and promising therapy is warranted. These data will also provide insight into rRp450 mechanism of action. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Magnetic Resonance in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This knowledge, in subsequent studies, is expected to lead to new therapies for PAD-related functional impairment and functional decline. ..
  12. Targeting diffuse liver metastases with Herpes virus
    Kenneth K Tanabe; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will also use [19F] magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) to image cytosine deaminase transgene function. We are in position to directly translate observations from these experiments into clinical trials. ..
  13. Translational Control of Rapid Endothelial Responses
    Larry Kraiss; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..3. Determine the site of translation initiation in mRNAs encoding EC gene products under translational control. 4. Determine the role of p38 MAPK signaling in regulating translational events in activated EC. ..
  14. MMP-9-Dependent Vessel Wall Remodeling is NO-Dependent
    Gilbert Upchurch; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  15. Telerobotic Minimally Invasive ASD Repair
    Jeremy Cannon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The initial experiments will be done with an open chest model and subsequently a port access procedure will be developed. ..
  16. ENDOTHELIN IN HUMANS CORONARY IN EARLY ATHEROSCLEROSIS
    Amir Lerman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  17. INJURY TO LIVER SINUSOIDAL ENDOTHELIAL CELLS
    Steven Strasberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A potentially beneficial improvements in preservation solutions are identified they will be tested in whole isolated livers and by transplantation in the rat. ..
  18. Reducing Risk Factors in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  19. CONTROL OF ENDOTHELIAL TRANSLATION BY FLUID SHEAR STRESS
    Larry Kraiss; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. BLOOD FACTORS AND PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE OUTCOMES
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  21. Skin Cooling to Improve Orthostatic Tolerance
    CRAIG CRANDALL; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  22. Liver Glucose Flux in Obesity and Diabetes
    Masakazu Shiota; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. Inflammation and Peripheral Arterial Disease Outcomes
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Results will be used to develop interventions to improve functioning and prevent functional decline in PAD. ..
  24. 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. ..
  25. 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. ..
  26. MD Group Characteristics and Quality of Care for CHD
    Bruce Landon; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. Clinical Research Using Non-Fourier 3D Cardiac MRI
    Frank Rybicki; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Pathophysiology and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension
    Marc Moon; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..