J Bergan

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The saphenous vein: derivation of its name and its relevant anatomy
    Alberto Caggiati
    Department of Anatomy, University La Sapienza, Via Borelli 50, 00161 Rome, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 35:172-5. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Varicose veins: hooks, clamps, and suction. Application of new techniques to enhance varicose vein surgery
    John J Bergan
    University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 15:21-6. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Extensive tissue necrosis following high-concentration sclerotherapy for varicose veins
    J J Bergan
    University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Dermatol Surg 26:535-41; discussion 541-2. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Chronic venous disease
    J J Bergan
    Department of Surgery, Whitaker Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92037, USA
    Minerva Cardioangiol 55:459-76. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Molecular mechanisms in chronic venous insufficiency
    John Bergan
    Department of Surgery, UCSD School of Medicine, San Diego, CA, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 21:260-6. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Surgical and endovascular treatment of lower extremity venous insufficiency
    John J Bergan
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 13:563-8. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Chronic venous disease
    John J Bergan
    Department of Surgery, Whitaker Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:488-98. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Venous disorders: treatment with sclerosant foam
    J Bergan
    The Vein Institute of La Jolla, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 47:9-18. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronic venous insufficiency and the therapeutic effects of Daflon 500 mg
    John J Bergan
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Angiology 56:S21-4. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency therapy does not restore valve function in the long term
    John J Bergan
    Address for correspondence and reprints John J Bergan, MD, 9850 Genesse Ave, 410, La Jolla, CA 92037 USA
    J Endovasc Ther 10:356. 2003

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Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint The saphenous vein: derivation of its name and its relevant anatomy
    Alberto Caggiati
    Department of Anatomy, University La Sapienza, Via Borelli 50, 00161 Rome, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 35:172-5. 2002
    ..This information may be useful in modern saphenous vein surgery in identifying the proximal portion of the GSV...
  2. ncbi request reprint Varicose veins: hooks, clamps, and suction. Application of new techniques to enhance varicose vein surgery
    John J Bergan
    University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 15:21-6. 2002
    ..The place of tumescent anesthesia, transilluminated-powered phlebectomy, and sclerotherapy remain unsettled. However, there now are a number of alternatives in planning patient care...
  3. ncbi request reprint Extensive tissue necrosis following high-concentration sclerotherapy for varicose veins
    J J Bergan
    University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Dermatol Surg 26:535-41; discussion 541-2. 2000
    ..Tissue necrosis after sclerotherapy has been observed, but is unexplained...
  4. ncbi request reprint Chronic venous disease
    J J Bergan
    Department of Surgery, Whitaker Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92037, USA
    Minerva Cardioangiol 55:459-76. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Molecular mechanisms in chronic venous insufficiency
    John Bergan
    Department of Surgery, UCSD School of Medicine, San Diego, CA, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 21:260-6. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Surgical and endovascular treatment of lower extremity venous insufficiency
    John J Bergan
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 13:563-8. 2002
    ..Objectives of venous insufficiency have been established and the endoluminal minimally invasive techniques developed in recent years appear to accomplish their goals...
  7. ncbi request reprint Chronic venous disease
    John J Bergan
    Department of Surgery, Whitaker Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:488-98. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Venous disorders: treatment with sclerosant foam
    J Bergan
    The Vein Institute of La Jolla, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 47:9-18. 2006
    ..This report documents experience in treating severe chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), venous angiomata and varicose veins using foam sclerotherapy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronic venous insufficiency and the therapeutic effects of Daflon 500 mg
    John J Bergan
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Angiology 56:S21-4. 2005
    ..Because venous insufficiency is linked to venous hypertension and an inflammatory reaction, it appears that Daflon 500 mg 2 tablets daily shows a great potential for accomplishing blockade of the inflammatory cascade...
  10. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency therapy does not restore valve function in the long term
    John J Bergan
    Address for correspondence and reprints John J Bergan, MD, 9850 Genesse Ave, 410, La Jolla, CA 92037 USA
    J Endovasc Ther 10:356. 2003
  11. ncbi request reprint Endovenous therapy--2005
    J J Bergan
    Vein Institute of La Jolla, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Acta Chir Belg 105:12-5. 2005
  12. ncbi request reprint Commentary on "Sclerotherapy: introduction to solutions and techniques"
    John Bergan
    UCSD Medical School, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 19:325-6. 2007
  13. ncbi request reprint Foam sclerotherapy for the treatment of varicose veins
    John Bergan
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, USA
    Vascular 15:269-72. 2007
    ..Foam sclerotherapy must be looked upon as an entirely new method of treatment. It is useful in all types of varices and is proven to be safe, simple, cheap, reliable, and repeatable...
  14. doi request reprint Pathogenesis of primary chronic venous disease: Insights from animal models of venous hypertension
    John J Bergan
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, 9850 Genesee, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:183-92. 2008
    ..Reflux of blood through incompetent venous valves is a major cause of the venous hypertension that underlies clinical manifestations of chronic venous disease, including varicose veins, lipodermatosclerosis, and venous ulcers...
  15. ncbi request reprint Foam sclerotherapy of venous malformations
    J Bergan
    Vein Institute of La Jolla, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Phlebology 22:299-302. 2007
    ..6+/-2.8 (range 1-10). Pain-free healing was achieved in patients with non-healing ulcerations and cosmetically, all of the patients were improved. Sclerosant foam is useful in treating low-flow venous malformations...
  16. doi request reprint Sclerotherapy: a truly minimally invasive technique
    John Bergan
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego and The Vein Institute of La Jolla, California, USA
    Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 20:70-2. 2008
    ..Recurrent varices are in the 10% to 20% range. Use of foam sclerotherapy in our experience has proven to be effective, essentially pain-free, and durable in the short term. The treatment is quick, efficient, and cheap...
  17. ncbi request reprint Growing the vascular surgical practice: venous disorders
    J J Bergan
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Cardiovasc Surg 9:431-5. 2001
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic management of chronic venous insufficiency: microcirculation as a target
    J J Bergan
    University of California San Diego, La Jolla 92037, USA
    Microcirculation 7:S23-8. 2000
    ..Currently, surgical attack is focused on correction of the sources of venous hypertension, but it is felt that this provides a crude method that hopefully wil be replaced by more precise pharmacological interventions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Internal to external carotid artery transposition to repair recurrent stenosis after carotid artery stenting
    N H Kumins
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, The San Diego VA Health Care System, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 15:233-6. 2001
    ..Other options for reconstruction are feasible but if the common and external carotid arteries are disease-free, an ICA to ECA transposition provides a simple all-arterial repair that avoids bypass and prosthetic material...
  20. ncbi request reprint New advances in the understanding of the pathophysiology of chronic venous insufficiency
    G W Schmid-Schonbein
    Department of Bioengineering, The Whitaker Institute for Biomedical Engineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0412, USA
    Angiology 52:S27-34. 2001
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms in experimental venous valve failure and their modification by Daflon 500 mg
    L Pascarella
    Department of Surgery University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 35:102-10. 2008
    ..To characterize the acute response of the vein wall to venous hypertension and associated altered fluid shear stress and to test the effect of micronized purified flavonoid fraction (MPFF, Daflon 500), on this response...
  22. ncbi request reprint Venous hypertension, inflammation and valve remodeling
    S Takase
    Department of Bioengineering, The Whitaker Institute for Biomedical Engineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0412, USA
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 28:484-93. 2004
    ..To identify possible mechanisms for destruction of valves in chronic venous hypertension and the results of treatment with an anti-inflammatory micronized purified flavonoid fraction...
  23. ncbi request reprint New clinical and laboratory staging systems to improve management of chronic lymphedema
    B B Lee
    Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Lymphology 38:122-9. 2005
    ..Further clinical implementation and evaluation is necessary to demonstrate clinical usefulness especially to guide surgical therapy and L-staging in followup...
  24. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic approach to chronic venous insufficiency and its complications: place of Daflon 500 mg
    J J Bergan
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Angiology 52:S43-7. 2001
    ..The action of micronized purified flavonoid fraction is beginning to be better understood, and as further knowledge is gained, better pharmacologic control of CVI is a tantalizing promise...
  25. ncbi request reprint Lower extremity superficial venous aneurysms
    Luigi Pascarella
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 19:69-73. 2005
    ..Aneurysms of the saphenous veins are common and this may have an impact on choice of surgical treatment...
  26. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of acute complications and critical restenosis following carotid artery stenting
    Erik L Owens
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 16:168-75. 2002
    ..Patients who develop critical in-stent restenosis requiring surgical repair may need more challenging surgical reconstructions to maintain cerebral perfusion...
  27. ncbi request reprint Early experience using the Wallgraft in the management of distal microembolism from common iliac artery patholology
    Norman H Kumins
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of California, San Diego and The San Diego VA Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 16:181-6. 2002
    ..Covered stents offer the theoretic advantage of completely excluding the diseased segment, preventing the escape of thrombus or plaque debris, and covering aneurysmal dilation in the artery...
  28. ncbi request reprint Regarding: "Neovascularization: an 'innocent bystander' in recurrent varicose veins"
    John J Bergan
    J Vasc Surg 46:177; author reply 177-8. 2007
  29. ncbi request reprint Advances in venous surgery: SEPS and phlebectomy for chronic venous insufficiency
    John J Bergan
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Dermatol Surg 28:26-8. 2002
    ..Application of endoscopic perforator interruption to varicose vein surgery validated the safety of the procedure but did not contribute to knowledge about treating CVI...
  30. ncbi request reprint The unresolved problem of recurrent saphenofemoral reflux
    Reinhard Fischer
    Center for Vascular Diseases, St Gallen, Switzerland
    J Am Coll Surg 195:80-94. 2002
  31. ncbi request reprint Severe chronic venous insufficiency treated by foamed sclerosant
    Luigi Pascarella
    Vein Institute of La Jolla, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 20:83-91. 2006
    ..Treatment of severe CVI with compression and foam sclerotherapy causes more rapid resolution of the venous insufficiency complications and does so without an increase in morbidity...
  32. ncbi request reprint Severe chronic venous insufficiency: primary treatment with sclerofoam
    John J Bergan
    The Vein Institute of La Jolla, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 18:49-56. 2005
    ..Guidelines for obtaining sclerosants for use in foam sclerotherapy legally are provided...
  33. ncbi request reprint The "C" of CEAP: suggested definitions and refinements: an International Union of Phlebology conference of experts
    Claudio Allegra
    J Vasc Surg 37:129-31. 2003
  34. ncbi request reprint Hypertension-induced venous valve remodeling
    Shinya Takase
    Department of Bioengineering, The Whitaker Institute of Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:1329-34. 2004
    ..Contralateral nonpressurized saphenous veins were used as control specimens...
  35. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of reperfusion injury by elevation of microvascular pressures
    Shinya Takase
    Department of Bioengineering and The Whitaker Institute for Biomedical Engineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0412, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 282:H1387-94. 2002
    ..These results indicate that an elevation of the venular blood pressure during occlusion/reperfusion exacerbates the inflammatory cascade and tissue injury. Venous occlusion may constitute an important mechanism for tissue injury...
  36. ncbi request reprint Small-caliber mesothelial cell-layered polytetraflouroethylene vascular grafts in New Zealand white rabbits
    Steven R Sparks
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of California Medical Center, San Diego 92103, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 16:73-6. 2002
    ..The use of such hybrid small-caliber grafts has a potential for improving the patency of these artificial vascular graft substitutes...
  37. ncbi request reprint Revision of the CEAP classification for chronic venous disorders: consensus statement
    Bo Eklof
    University of Lund, Helsingborg, Sweden
    J Vasc Surg 40:1248-52. 2004
    ..It is important to stress that CEAP is a descriptive classification, whereas venous severity scoring and quality of life scores are instruments for longitudinal research to assess outcomes...
  38. ncbi request reprint Advanced management of congenital vascular malformations: a multidisciplinary approach
    Byung Boong Lee
    Department of Surgery, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine and Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
    Cardiovasc Surg 10:523-33. 2002
    ..The multidisciplinary approach was introduced at our CVM Clinic in 1995 and this report summarizes our results to date...
  39. ncbi request reprint Nomenclature of the veins of the lower limb: extensions, refinements, and clinical application
    Alberto Caggiati
    Department of Anatomy, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 41:719-24. 2005
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Venous angiomata: treatment with sclerosant foam
    Luigi Pascarella
    Department of Bioengineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 19:457-64. 2005
    ..Use of foam sclerotherapy in this experience has proven the technique to be effective, essentially pain-free, and durable in the short term...
  41. ncbi request reprint Nomenclature of the veins of the lower limbs: an international interdisciplinary consensus statement
    Alberto Caggiati
    Department of Anatomy, University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 36:416-22. 2002
    ..In addition, previously unnamed veins have received names relevant to their anatomy and clinical significance. Some of the terminology recommendations are innovative, but were judged to be correct by members of the committee...
  42. ncbi request reprint Microcirculation and venous ulcers: a review
    Luigi Pascarella
    Department of Bioengineering, Whitaker Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Jacobs School of Engineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 19:921-7. 2005
    ..With this in mind, the attention of many investigators has been drawn to two different drugs with an anti-inflammatory effect: pentoxifylline and flavonoids...