vascular grafting


Summary: Surgical insertion of BLOOD VESSEL PROSTHESES, or transplanted BLOOD VESSELS, or other biological material to repair injured or diseased blood vessels.

Top Publications

  1. Powell J, Sweeting M, Ulug P, Blankensteijn J, Lederle F, Becquemin J, et al. Meta-analysis of individual-patient data from EVAR-1, DREAM, OVER and ACE trials comparing outcomes of endovascular or open repair for abdominal aortic aneurysm over 5 years. Br J Surg. 2017;104:166-178 pubmed publisher
  2. O Banion L, Wu B, Eichler C, Reilly L, Conte M, Hiramoto J. Cryopreserved saphenous vein as a last-ditch conduit for limb salvage. J Vasc Surg. 2017;66:844-849 pubmed publisher
    ..However, poor midterm to long-term patency suggests that optimal selection of patients is needed to derive meaningful clinical benefit. ..
  3. Kazmi S, Krog A, Berge S, Sundhagen J, Sahba M, Falk R. Patient-perceived health-related quality of life before and after laparoscopic aortobifemoral bypass. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2017;13:169-176 pubmed publisher
    ..LABFB leads to substantial and statistically significant improvement in the patients' HRQL, when examined with SF-36. These results need to be replicated by a randomized clinical trial. ..
  4. Kuzhuget R, Karpenko A, Kamenskaia O, Ignatenko P, Starodubtsev V. [Efficacy and safety of temporary bypass grafting in carotid endarterectomy]. Angiol Sosud Khir. 2017;23:117-123 pubmed;0,00001). ..
  5. Okadome J, Matsumoto T, Aoyagi Y, Matsuda D, Tanaka S, Kawakubo E, et al. Long-Term Results of a Hybrid Revascularization Procedure for Peripheral Arterial Disease. Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi. 2015;106:254-61 pubmed
    ..The hybrid procedure is therefore an acceptable strategy for patients with PAD. ..
  6. Rao A, Baldwin M, Cornwall J, Marin M, Faries P, Vouyouka A. Contemporary outcomes of surgical revascularization of the lower extremity in patients on dialysis. J Vasc Surg. 2017;66:167-177 pubmed publisher
    ..Careful selection of dialysis patients suitable for OSRLE according to these risk factors may improve the management of this still high-risk vascular population. ..
  7. Inagaki E, Farber A, Kalish J, Siracuse J, Zhu C, Rybin D, et al. Role of language discordance in complication and readmission rate after infrainguinal bypass. J Vasc Surg. 2017;66:1473-1478 pubmed publisher
    ..77-2.95; P = .478), or Emergency Department return visits (OR, 1.28; 95% CI, 0.58-2.83; P = .546). Our study suggests that language discordance does not affect 30-day complication and readmission rates after infrainguinal bypass. ..
  8. Tayebi Meybodi A, Lawton M, Griswold D, Mokhtari P, Payman A, Tabani H, et al. Assessment of the Temporopolar Artery as a Donor Artery for Intracranial-Intracranial Bypass to the Middle Cerebral Artery: Anatomic Feasibility Study. World Neurosurg. 2017;104:171-179 pubmed publisher
  9. Jongsma H, Akkersdijk G, de Smet A, Vroegindeweij D, de Vries J, Fioole B. Drug-eluting balloons and uncoated balloons perform equally to rescue infrainguinal autologous bypasses at risk. J Vasc Surg. 2017;66:454-460 pubmed publisher
    ..We suggest using a less expensive UCB in the treatment of BAR. ..

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  1. Ahmed N, El Khoury R, Sabri M, White J, Jacobs C, Schwartz L. Crush Deformation of a Balloon-Expandable Stent Implanted in an Infrainguinal Bypass Graft. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2017;51:403-407 pubmed publisher
    ..However, his claudication again recurred 1 year later. Diagnostic angiography revealed crush, deformation and restenosis of the balloon-expandable stent requiring surgical revision of the bypass graft. ..
  2. Johnston L, Tracci M, Kern J, Cherry K, Kron I, Upchurch G, et al. Surgeon, not institution, case volume is associated with limb outcomes after lower extremity bypass for critical limb ischemia in the Vascular Quality Initiative. J Vasc Surg. 2017;66:1457-1463 pubmed publisher
    ..Open LEB remains a safe and effective procedure for limb salvage. Limb-related outcomes in critical limb ischemia and claudication will be optimized if surgeons maintain adequate volume of LEB. ..
  3. Valdis M, Adams C, Chu M, Kiaii B, Guo L. Comparison of outcomes of root replacement procedures and supracoronary techniques for surgical repair of acute aortic dissection. Can J Surg. 2017;60:198-204 pubmed
    ..Toutefois, nous n'avons trouvé aucune différence entre les groupes pour ce qui est de la mortalité, du taux de réopération ou de la classe de la New York Heart Association. ..
  4. Kozlov B, Panfilov D, Saushkin V, Kuznetsov M, Nasrashvili G, Andriianova A, et al. [Significance of the level of implantation of the 'E-vita open plus' hybrid stent graft into the descending aorta in the development of spinal ischaemic complications]. Angiol Sosud Khir. 2017;23:82-86 pubmed
  5. Teixeira P, DuBose J. Surgical Management of Vascular Trauma. Surg Clin North Am. 2017;97:1133-1155 pubmed publisher
    ..Trauma providers must understand when and how to effectively apply these strategies. ..
  6. Stavroulakis K, Borowski M, Torsello G, Bisdas T. Association between statin therapy and amputation-free survival in patients with critical limb ischemia in the CRITISCH registry. J Vasc Surg. 2017;66:1534-1542 pubmed publisher
    ..38; 95% CI, 0.21-0.68; P = .001). Statin therapy in CLI patients is associated with an increased AFS and lower rates of mortality and MACCEs without improving, however, the salvage rates of the affected limb. ..
  7. Nguyen N, Sharma A, West J, Serhal M, Brinza E, Gornik H, et al. Presentation, clinical features, and results of intervention in upper extremity fibromuscular dysplasia. J Vasc Surg. 2017;66:554-563 pubmed publisher
    ..Presenting symptoms for patients with UE FMD vary in severity from asymptomatic disease to digital ischemia. More than half of symptomatic limbs eventually require at least one invasive intervention for complete relief of symptoms. ..
  8. Timina I, Piatkova I, Zotikov A, Adyrkhaev Z. [Diagnostic significance of the color duplex scanning in estimation of the arteries state at different stages of infrainguinal reconstructions]. Angiol Sosud Khir. 2017;23:51-58 pubmed
  9. Sterpetti A, Borrelli V, Ventura M, Cucina A. Cross talk between inflammatory cytokines and granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor in transplant vasculopathy. J Surg Res. 2017;212:114-121 pubmed publisher
    ..Transplant vasculopathy depends on the simultaneous and complementary additive effects of several growth factors and cytokines, which have a continuous "cross talk." ..
  10. Soden P, Zettervall S, Shean K, Vouyouka A, Goodney P, Mills J, et al. Regional variation in outcomes for lower extremity vascular disease in the Vascular Quality Initiative. J Vasc Surg. 2017;66:810-818 pubmed publisher
    ..This study highlights opportunities for quality improvement efforts to reduce variation and to improve outcomes. ..
  11. Etkin Y, Kanchwala S, Low D, Foley P, Jackson O, Jackson B. Creation of spliced vein conduit using microvascular anastomotic coupler. J Vasc Surg. 2017;65:1845-1847 pubmed publisher
    ..Creating a spliced vein conduit can be technically challenging and time consuming. We present a technique of creating a spliced vein conduit by using a microvascular anastomotic coupler. ..
  12. Piskin S, Unal G, Arnaz A, Sarioglu T, Pekkan K. Tetralogy of Fallot Surgical Repair: Shunt Configurations, Ductus Arteriosus and the Circle of Willis. Cardiovasc Eng Technol. 2017;8:107-119 pubmed publisher
    ..This extended model introduced new hemodynamic performance indices for the cerebral circulation that can correlate with the post-operative neurodevelopment quality of the patient. ..
  13. Sabik J. Understanding saphenous vein graft patency. Circulation. 2011;124:273-5 pubmed publisher