Ali Azizzadeh

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Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint An outcome analysis of endovascular versus open repair of blunt traumatic aortic injuries
    Ali Azizzadeh
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center and Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:108-14; discussion 115. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint The hybrid elephant trunk procedure: a single-stage repair of an ascending, arch, and descending thoracic aortic aneurysm
    Ali Azizzadeh
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 44:404-7. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Glomerular filtration rate is a predictor of mortality after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Ali Azizzadeh
    University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:14-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Endovascular repair of an iatrogenic superior vena caval injury: a case report
    Ali Azizzadeh
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:569-71. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms: systematic literature review
    Ali Azizzadeh
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX, USA
    Vascular 16:219-24. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of patient transfer on outcomes after open repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Ali Azizzadeh
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX, USA
    Vascular 17:9-14. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Blunt traumatic aortic injury: initial experience with endovascular repair
    Ali Azizzadeh
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:1403-8. 2009
  8. doi request reprint The utility of intravascular ultrasound compared to angiography in the diagnosis of blunt traumatic aortic injury
    Ali Azizzadeh
    University of Texas Medical School Houston, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:608-14. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Preoperative and operative predictors of delayed neurologic deficit following repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm
    Anthony L Estrera
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas at Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:1288-94. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Outcomes of arteriovenous fistulae compared with heparin-bonded and conventional grafts for hemodialysis access
    Kristofer M Charlton-Ouw
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Vasc Access 13:163-7. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint An outcome analysis of endovascular versus open repair of blunt traumatic aortic injuries
    Ali Azizzadeh
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center and Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:108-14; discussion 115. 2013
    ..This paradigm shift has improved the outcomes in these patients. This study evaluated the outcomes of TEVAR compared with OR for patients with TAI...
  2. ncbi request reprint The hybrid elephant trunk procedure: a single-stage repair of an ascending, arch, and descending thoracic aortic aneurysm
    Ali Azizzadeh
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 44:404-7. 2006
    ..We present the case of a single-stage repair using a hybrid procedure. This case demonstrates the technical feasibility of repairing properly selected extensive aortic aneurysms in a single procedure...
  3. ncbi request reprint Glomerular filtration rate is a predictor of mortality after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Ali Azizzadeh
    University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:14-8. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that GFR would more accurately predict mortality after EVAR than serum creatinine...
  4. ncbi request reprint Endovascular repair of an iatrogenic superior vena caval injury: a case report
    Ali Azizzadeh
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:569-71. 2007
    ..Gore, Flagstaff, Ariz) delivered through a femoral approach. The stent graft was deployed as the dialysis catheter was removed. This case demonstrates the utility of stent graft repair of the superior vena cava in emergency situations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms: systematic literature review
    Ali Azizzadeh
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX, USA
    Vascular 16:219-24. 2008
    ..0003). The mortality rate following EVAR of RAAA is 30%. A 3.8% reduction in mortality was found for each 10% increase in the percentage of ruptures repaired endovascularly at each center. These results are suggestive of a learning curve...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of patient transfer on outcomes after open repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Ali Azizzadeh
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX, USA
    Vascular 17:9-14. 2009
    ..Patient transfer does not adversely affect mortality after RAAA repair. Patients without a palpable pulse and those requiring hemodynamic support have a significantly higher mortality...
  7. doi request reprint Blunt traumatic aortic injury: initial experience with endovascular repair
    Ali Azizzadeh
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:1403-8. 2009
    ..Endovascular treatment of traumatic aortic injury (TAI) is an alternative to open repair (OR) in patients with blunt trauma. We report our initial experience after integration of endovascular repair using thoracic devices...
  8. doi request reprint The utility of intravascular ultrasound compared to angiography in the diagnosis of blunt traumatic aortic injury
    Ali Azizzadeh
    University of Texas Medical School Houston, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:608-14. 2011
    ..Additional imaging is required when CTA studies are equivocal. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the utility of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) versus angiography in the diagnosis of TAI...
  9. ncbi request reprint Preoperative and operative predictors of delayed neurologic deficit following repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm
    Anthony L Estrera
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas at Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:1288-94. 2003
    ..We wanted to find risk factors specifically significant for delayed neurologic deficit. In this initial study we looked at preoperative and operative risk factors...
  10. doi request reprint Outcomes of arteriovenous fistulae compared with heparin-bonded and conventional grafts for hemodialysis access
    Kristofer M Charlton-Ouw
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Vasc Access 13:163-7. 2012
    ..We analyzed the patency and complication rates of upper extremity brachiocephalic AVF compared to brachioaxillary tapered heparin-bonded AVG and conventional AVG...
  11. doi request reprint Reinfection after resection and revascularization of infected infrarenal abdominal aortic grafts
    Kristofer M Charlton-Ouw
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Tex Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Tex Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 59:684-92. 2014
    ..We reviewed our cases to determine the rate of reinfection and risk factors for mortality and limb loss...
  12. doi request reprint Management of common carotid artery dissection due to extension from acute type A (DeBakey I) aortic dissection
    Kristofer M Charlton-Ouw
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Tex Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Texas Medical Center, Houston, Tex Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 58:910-6. 2013
    ..We examine the literature and our experience with nonoperative management of CCAD after acute aortic dissection repair to determine the risk of stroke and the need for carotid revascularization...
  13. doi request reprint Management of limb ischemia in acute proximal aortic dissection
    Kristofer M Charlton-Ouw
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:1023-9. 2013
    ..We assessed our hypothesis that urgent proximal aortic repair resolves most cases of limb ischemia without additional peripheral revascularization...
  14. doi request reprint Update on blunt thoracic aortic injury: fifteen-year single-institution experience
    Anthony L Estrera
    Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:S154-8. 2013
    ..Despite improvements in the management of blunt thoracic aortic injury, mortality remains high. We report our experience with blunt thoracic aortic injury at a level 1 trauma center over the past 15 years...
  15. doi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid drainage during thoracic aortic repair: safety and current management
    Anthony L Estrera
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:9-15; discussion 15. 2009
    ..The benefit of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) drainage during thoracic aortic repair has been established. Few studies, however, report management and safety of CSF drainage...
  16. ncbi request reprint Update on outcomes of acute type B aortic dissection
    Anthony L Estrera
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:S842-5; discussion S846-50. 2007
    ..The optimal treatment of acute type B aortic dissection remains controversial. This study reports early clinical outcomes of medical management for acute type B aortic dissection...
  17. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of medical management of acute type B aortic dissection
    Anthony L Estrera
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, 6410 Fannin St, Suite 450, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Circulation 114:I384-9. 2006
    ..Currently, the optimal treatment of acute type B aortic dissection remains controversial. The purpose of this study was to report early clinical outcomes of medical management for acute type B aortic dissection...
  18. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal complications after descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic repairs: a 14-year experience
    Paul E Achouh
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Memorial Hermann Hisoital, 6410 Fannin Street, Houston, 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 44:442-6. 2006
    ..We examined our 14-year experience with these repairs to determine the incidence, outcomes, and risk factors for postoperative GI complications...
  19. ncbi request reprint Glomerular filtration rate is superior to serum creatinine for prediction of mortality after thoracoabdominal aortic surgery
    Tam T T Huynh
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas at Houston Medical School, Memorial Hermann Hospital, 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:206-12. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) would be a more sensitive determinant of renal function than serum creatinine alone...
  20. ncbi request reprint Optimization of aortic arch replacement: two-stage approach
    Hazim J Safi
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas at Houston Medical School, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:S815-8; discussion S824-31. 2007
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  21. doi request reprint Outcome predictors of limb salvage in traumatic popliteal artery injury
    Anahita Dua
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX
    Ann Vasc Surg 28:108-14. 2014
    ..Predictive scores have failed to accurately predict outcomes in patients who sustain popliteal artery damage. This study aimed to identify predictors of limb salvage in a civilian cohort after popliteal artery trauma...
  22. ncbi request reprint Descending thoracic aortic aneurysm repair: 12-year experience using distal aortic perfusion and cerebrospinal fluid drainage
    Anthony L Estrera
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1290-6; discussion 1296. 2005
    ..The purpose of this report is to analyze our experience with regard to neurologic deficit (paraplegia and paraparesis) and mortality using the adjuncts of distal aortic perfusion and cerebrospinal fluid drainage...
  23. ncbi request reprint Acute type A aortic dissection complicated by stroke: can immediate repair be performed safely?
    Anthony L Estrera
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:1404-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to report and analyze our results with acute type A aortic dissection complicated by stroke...
  24. doi request reprint Endovascular treatment of hemodialysis access pseudoaneurysms
    Aamir S Shah
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:1058-62. 2012
    ..Endovascular stent graft repair is an alternative that permits immediate use of the access site. The objective of this study was to determine the efficacy of stent grafts for repair of arteriovenous fistula and arteriovenous graft PSA...
  25. ncbi request reprint Role of somatosensory evoked potentials in predicting outcome during thoracoabdominal aortic repair
    Paul E Achouh
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:782-7; discussion 787-8. 2007
    ..Clinical utility of somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEP) in descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic repair is debated. We reviewed our practical experience with SSEP in descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic repairs...
  26. ncbi request reprint Surgical repair of extensive aortic aneurysms
    Ali Azizzadeh
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas at Houston Memorial Hermann Hospital, USA
    Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 17:217-23. 2005
    ..Our strategies for organ protection, operative techniques, including the elephant trunk technique, and surgical results are discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Evolution of risk for neurologic deficit after descending and thoracoabdominal aortic repair
    Hazim J Safi
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas, Houston Medical School, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:2173-9; discussion 2179. 2005
    ..We reevaluated the effect of cross-clamp time before and after introduction of adjunct during a 13-year period...
  28. doi request reprint Endovascular repair of traumatic aortic injury in a pediatric patient
    Kourosh Keyhani
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:652-4. 2009
    ..This case demonstrates the utility of an iliac limb prosthesis for endovascular repair of TAI in a child as a bridge to future open conversion...
  29. doi request reprint Intraoperative skeletal muscle ischemia contributes to risk of renal dysfunction following thoracoabdominal aortic repair
    Charles C Miller
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 33:691-4. 2008
    ..Lacking complete historical laboratory data on myoglobinemia, we studied somatosensory evoked potential (SSEP) changes in the leg (a functional marker of leg ischemia), as a surrogate predictor of acute postoperative renal failure...
  30. ncbi request reprint Progress and future challenges in thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm management
    Hazim J Safi
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas at Houston Medical School, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, 6410 Fannin, Suite 450, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    World J Surg 32:355-60. 2008
    ..Postoperative paraplegia and paraparesis have been the scourge of thoracoabdominal aortic repair since the inception of the procedure...
  31. doi request reprint Progress in the treatment of blunt thoracic aortic injury: 12-year single-institution experience
    Anthony L Estrera
    Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:64-71. 2010
    ..With consideration of these advancements, we analyzed our level 1 trauma experience with blunt traumatic aortic injury...
  32. doi request reprint Ascending and transverse aortic arch repair: the impact of glomerular filtration rate on mortality
    Anthony L Estrera
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas at Houston Medical School, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Surg 247:524-9. 2008
    ..We studied the impact of GFR on mortality following repair of ascending and arch aneurysms...
  33. doi request reprint Is Total Arch Replacement Associated With Worse Outcomes During Repair of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection?
    Robert D Rice
    University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Texas
    Ann Thorac Surg 100:2159-65; discussion 2165-6. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the outcomes of total arch repair versus ascending/proximal arch repair for ATAAD...
  34. ncbi request reprint Proximal reoperations after repaired acute type A aortic dissection
    Anthony L Estrera
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1603-8; discussion 1608-9. 2007
    ..Because few data exist regarding late reoperations, we report outcomes of proximal reoperation after repaired type A aortic dissection...
  35. doi request reprint Need for Limb Revascularization in Patients with Acute Aortic Dissection is Associated with Mesenteric Ischemia
    Kristofer M Charlton-Ouw
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston UTHealth, Houston, TX Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX Electronic address
    Ann Vasc Surg 36:112-120. 2016
    ..A minority of patients have persistent ischemia after central aortic repair and require peripheral arterial revascularization. We investigated whether the need for limb revascularization is associated with adverse outcomes...
  36. doi request reprint Early and Late Outcomes After Complete Aortic Replacement
    Anthony L Estrera
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Clinical Science Program, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 100:528-34. 2015
    ..The purpose of this report was to analyze our experience with total aortic replacement during a 20-year period...
  37. ncbi request reprint Postoperative risk factors for delayed neurologic deficit after thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: a case-control study
    Ali Azizzadeh
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas at Houston Medical School, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:750-4. 2003
    ..In the current study we wanted to determine whether postoperative events influence the likelihood of delayed neurologic deficit, independent of preoperative risk factors...
  38. doi request reprint Injury grade is a predictor of aortic-related death among patients with blunt thoracic aortic injury
    Gerald R Fortuna
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and The Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex
    J Vasc Surg 63:1225-31. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether some patients may require more emergency treatment...
  39. doi request reprint A Quarter Century of Organ Protection in Open Thoracoabdominal Repair
    Anthony L Estrera
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX
    Ann Surg 262:660-8. 2015
    ..Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA) remains a challenging problem. We sought to examine our experience with thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic repairs over a 24-year period...
  40. doi request reprint Observation May Be Safe in Selected Cases of Blunt Traumatic Abdominal Aortic Injury
    Kristofer M Charlton-Ouw
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX Texas Medical Center, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX Electronic address
    Ann Vasc Surg 30:34-9. 2016
    ..Optimal management remains unclear, including the role of prosthetic aortic graft replacement with concomitant bowel injury and the management of small pseudoaneurysms...
  41. doi request reprint Technical and financial feasibility of an inferior vena cava filter retrieval program at a level one trauma center
    Kristofer M Charlton-Ouw
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX Memorial Hermann Hospital, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX Electronic address
    Ann Vasc Surg 29:84-9. 2015
    ..We evaluated the technical and financial feasibility of this program and barriers to IVCF retrieval, including insurance status and costs, in trauma patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Acute type B dissection with involvement of an aberrant right subclavian artery: an unusual presentation and a diagnostic challenge
    Jayesh Dhareshwar
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:689. 2006
  43. doi request reprint Predictors of intervention and mortality in patients with uncomplicated acute type B aortic dissection
    Hunter M Ray
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston UTHealth, Houston, Tex
    J Vasc Surg 64:1560-1568. 2016
    ..Recent studies suggest that high-risk patients with uATBAD may benefit from thoracic endovascular aortic repair. This study aims to determine the predictors of intervention and mortality in patients with uATBAD...
  44. doi request reprint Complicated type B aortic dissection causing ischemia in the celiac and inferior mesenteric artery distribution despite patent superior mesenteric artery bypass
    Rana O Afifi
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX, USA Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Vascular 23:422-6. 2015
    ..In selected cases of uncomplicated ABAD, TEVAR should be considered and when TEVAR fails and visceral malperfusion develops, an aggressive revascularization of multiple visceral arteries should be attempted. ..
  45. doi request reprint Utility of a tubularized extracellular matrix as an alternative conduit for arteriovenous fistula aneurysm repair
    Joseph J Dubose
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and The Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex
    J Vasc Surg 63:446-52. 2016
    ..We examined our experience with the use of tubularized extracellular matrix (ECM; CorMatrix, Roswell, Ga) for AVFA repair...
  46. doi request reprint Outcomes of open repair for chronic descending thoracic aortic dissection
    Anthony L Estrera
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Clinical Science Program, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 99:786-93; discussion 794. 2015
    ..This study analyzed early and late outcomes after open repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms with chronic aortic dissection...
  47. doi request reprint Open repair of adult aortic coarctation mostly by a resection and graft replacement technique
    Kristofer M Charlton-Ouw
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Tex Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Tex Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 61:66-72. 2015
    ..We report on our experience with treatment of adults requiring de novo or redo open aortic coarctation repair mostly by a resection and interposition graft technique...
  48. doi request reprint Intentional left subclavian artery coverage during thoracic endovascular aortic repair for traumatic aortic injury
    Cameron L McBride
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex
    J Vasc Surg 61:73-9. 2015
    ..We evaluated the long-term effects of intentional LSA coverage (LSAC) on symptoms and return to normal activity in TAI patients compared with a similarly treated group whose LSA was uncovered (LSAU)...
  49. doi request reprint Outcomes after endovascular repair of arterial trauma
    Sapan S Desai
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston and The Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Tex
    J Vasc Surg 60:1309-14. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the short-term outcomes of endovascular repair in patients with peripheral arterial trauma...
  50. doi request reprint Repair of extensive aortic aneurysms: a single-center experience using the elephant trunk technique over 20 years
    Anthony L Estrera
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Clinical Science Program, The University of Texas Houston Medical School Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX
    Ann Surg 260:510-6; discussion 517-8. 2014
    ..We report the early and late outcomes after repair of extensive aortic aneurysms using the 2-stage elephant trunk (ET) technique...
  51. doi request reprint Outcomes of surgical paraclavicular thoracic outlet decompression
    Sapan S Desai
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School and Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX
    Ann Vasc Surg 28:457-64. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcomes of paraclavicular surgical decompression for TOS...
  52. doi request reprint Late expulsion of a Dacron patch after carotid endarterectomy
    Linda Le
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, and Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:1721-3. 2012
    ..The patient was managed conservatively after a selective carotid arteriogram demonstrated no evidence of stenosis or pseudoaneurysm formation...
  53. doi request reprint Vertebral Artery Aneurysm Mimicking as Left Subclavian Artery Aneurysm in a Patient with Transforming Growth Factor Beta Receptor II Mutation
    Rana O Afifi
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX
    Ann Vasc Surg 29:1455.e7-1455.e11. 2015
    ..The patient was initially diagnosed with a left subclavian artery aneurysm on computed tomography angiography. The patient consented to publication of this report. ..
  54. doi request reprint Spinal screw penetration of the aorta
    Harleen K Sandhu
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Memorial Hermann Hospital Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:1668-70. 2013
    ..Neither was an endovascular candidate and both underwent open repair. Although endovascular approaches have benefits in aortic aneurysm repair, the techniques of open thoracic aortic repair remain relevant...
  55. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing career choice among medical students interested in surgery
    Ali Azizzadeh
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Curr Surg 60:210-3. 2003
    ..The number of applicants to general surgery programs has recently declined. We set out to determine factors that influence career choice among medical students...
  56. pmc Superior vena caval bypass using the superficial femoral vein for treatment of superior vena cava syndrome
    Gregory N Messner
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas at Houston Medical School, Memorial Hermann Hospital, 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 32:605-6. 2005
    ..The patient had an uneventful hospital course and experienced relief of her symptoms. We conclude that the superficial femoral vein is an acceptable bypass conduit for open surgical management of superior vena cava syndrome...
  57. doi request reprint Observation may be an inadequate approach for injured extremities with single tibial vessel run-off
    Anahita Dua
    Center for Translational Injury Research CeTIR, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston, TX, USA Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, WI, USA
    Vascular 23:468-73. 2015
    ..We hypothesized that sudden loss of either all or some tibial vasculature would result in increased non-operative failure and higher amputation rates...
  58. doi request reprint Endovascular repair of a ruptured subclavian artery aneurysm in a patient with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome using a sandwich technique
    Sapan S Desai
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX
    Vascular 22:371-4. 2014
    ..Complex vascular anatomy, in which graft seal creation may be challenging, does not exclude endovascular approaches as the sandwich technique can be utilized as a suitable alternative to open repair...
  59. doi request reprint Utilization of a tubularized cormatrix extracellular matrix for repair of an arteriovenous fistula aneurysm
    Joseph J Dubose
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX Electronic address
    Ann Vasc Surg 29:366.e1-4. 2015
    ..We report the utilization of a tubularized CorMatrix(®) ECM graft as a novel conduit for repair of a brachiocephalic AVF aneurysm. ..
  60. doi request reprint Adjunctive technique for the use of ProGlide vascular closure device to improve hemostasis
    Courtney L Furlough
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston and The Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex
    J Vasc Surg 60:1693-4. 2014
    ..The tubes doubly serve as a conduit for the administration of prothrombotic agents directly in the event that hemostasis is not adequately achieved...
  61. doi request reprint Endovascular repair of an internal mammary artery aneurysm in a patient with Loeys-Dietz syndrome
    John Westley Ohman
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:837-40. 2012
    ..The patient was successfully treated with endovascular coil embolization. This case report demonstrates the feasibility of using endovascular interventions to treat unusual aneurysms in patients with Loeys-Dietz syndrome...
  62. ncbi request reprint Brief intervention by surgeons can influence students toward a career in surgery
    Rosemary A Kozar
    Surgery, University of Texas Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Surg Res 111:166-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of the current study was to determine whether exposing students to surgery through a brief intervention early in their medical education could influence perceptions toward surgery as a career choice...
  63. ncbi request reprint Image of the month. Rapunzel syndrome
    Ali Azizzadeh
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, 404 D, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Surg 137:1443, 1444. 2002
  64. ncbi request reprint Aortic neck attachment failure and the AneuRx graft: incidence, treatment options, and early results
    Ali Azizzadeh
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 19:516-21. 2005
    ..Despite this, most cases are treatable by endovascular means. Long-term follow-up is needed to assess the ultimate frequency of these combined device reconstructions...
  65. ncbi request reprint Potential targets to encourage a surgical career
    Susan I Brundage
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 200:946-53. 2005
    ..Our goal was to identify factors that can be targeted during medical education to encourage a career in surgery...
  66. ncbi request reprint Endovascular treatment of an internal carotid artery thrombus using reversal of flow: a case report
    Juan C Parodi
    University School of Medicine and Barnes Jewish Hospital, Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:146-50. 2005
    ..Balloon angioplasty was performed, and a stent was placed. The patient tolerated the procedure well. A follow-up carotid ultrasound scan showed resolution of the thrombus...