aortography

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Summary: Radiographic visualization of the aorta and its branches by injection of contrast media, using percutaneous puncture or catheterization procedures.

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  1. ncbi Assessment of the aortic annulus by multislice computed tomography, contrast aortography, and trans-thoracic echocardiography in patients referred for transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Apostolos Tzikas
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 77:868-75. 2011
  2. ncbi Spiral-CT angiography to assess feasibility of endovascular aneurysm repair in patients with ruptured aortoiliac aneurysm
    J K Willmann
    Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Vasa 30:271-6. 2001
  3. ncbi Endovascular treatment of patients with types A and B thoracic aortic dissection using Relay thoracic stent-grafts: results from the RESTORE Patient Registry
    Burkhart Zipfel
    Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Germany
    J Endovasc Ther 18:131-43. 2011
  4. ncbi Diagnostic imaging in Takayasu arteritis
    Eugene Y Kissin
    Section of Rheumatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 16:31-7. 2004
  5. ncbi Thoracic aortic iIntra-mural haematoma progression to dissection demonstrated on multi-slice CT imaging: don't forget the follow-up scan!
    S J Robinson
    Departments of Surgery and Radiology, Princess Royal Hospital, NHS Trust, Telford, Shropshire, UK
    Clin Radiol 58:739-41. 2003
  6. ncbi Endovascular repair of the half aortic arch in pigs with an improved, single-branched stent graft system for the brachiocephalic trunk
    Chen Lin
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, 168 Changhai Road, Shanghai 200433, China
    Vascular 19:242-9. 2011
  7. ncbi Technique for branched thoracic stent-graft repair of a chronic type a aortic dissection in a patient with multiple prior sternotomies
    Erin H Murphy
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 18:359-64. 2011
  8. ncbi Fenestrated and branched stent-grafts to treat post-dissection chronic aortic aneurysms after initial treatment in the acute setting
    Eric L Verhoeven
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Klinikum Nürnberg, Germany
    J Endovasc Ther 19:343-9. 2012
  9. ncbi Two-end intimal flap suturing method for establishing Stanford B type aortic dissection in a canine model
    J S Cui
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Huadong Hospital, The Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 38:603-7. 2009
  10. ncbi Does preoperative computed tomography reduce the risks associated with re-do cardiac surgery?
    Nouman U Khan
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust, Southmoor Road, Manchester, M23 9LT, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:119-23. 2009

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  1. ncbi Assessment of the aortic annulus by multislice computed tomography, contrast aortography, and trans-thoracic echocardiography in patients referred for transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Apostolos Tzikas
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 77:868-75. 2011
    ..to determine the level of agreement and the reproducibility of trans-thoracic echocardiography (TTE), contrast aortography (CA) and multislice computed tomography (MSCT) for the assessment of the aortic annulus, in patients referred ..
  2. ncbi Spiral-CT angiography to assess feasibility of endovascular aneurysm repair in patients with ruptured aortoiliac aneurysm
    J K Willmann
    Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Vasa 30:271-6. 2001
    ..However, it can only be recommended for patients with stable hemodynamics, despite of the short acquisition time...
  3. ncbi Endovascular treatment of patients with types A and B thoracic aortic dissection using Relay thoracic stent-grafts: results from the RESTORE Patient Registry
    Burkhart Zipfel
    Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Germany
    J Endovasc Ther 18:131-43. 2011
    ..To evaluate the safety and performance of Relay stent-grafts in patients with acute or chronic aortic dissections...
  4. ncbi Diagnostic imaging in Takayasu arteritis
    Eugene Y Kissin
    Section of Rheumatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 16:31-7. 2004
    ..MRI, magnetic resonance angiography (MRA), Doppler ultrasound, CT, and positron emission tomography (PET) are all potentially useful for evaluation of TAK...
  5. ncbi Thoracic aortic iIntra-mural haematoma progression to dissection demonstrated on multi-slice CT imaging: don't forget the follow-up scan!
    S J Robinson
    Departments of Surgery and Radiology, Princess Royal Hospital, NHS Trust, Telford, Shropshire, UK
    Clin Radiol 58:739-41. 2003
  6. ncbi Endovascular repair of the half aortic arch in pigs with an improved, single-branched stent graft system for the brachiocephalic trunk
    Chen Lin
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, 168 Changhai Road, Shanghai 200433, China
    Vascular 19:242-9. 2011
    ..Their head CT scans found no evidence of cerebral infarction. In conclusion, endovascular repair of the half aortic arch with the integrated single-branched stent graft system appears to be safe and feasible in pigs...
  7. ncbi Technique for branched thoracic stent-graft repair of a chronic type a aortic dissection in a patient with multiple prior sternotomies
    Erin H Murphy
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 18:359-64. 2011
    ..To present a technique for endovascular treatment of a type A aortic dissection in a patient with multiple prior sternotomies and multiple medical comorbidities...
  8. ncbi Fenestrated and branched stent-grafts to treat post-dissection chronic aortic aneurysms after initial treatment in the acute setting
    Eric L Verhoeven
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Klinikum Nürnberg, Germany
    J Endovasc Ther 19:343-9. 2012
    ..To present our initial experience treating post-dissection thoracoabdominal aneurysms with fenestrated and branched grafts...
  9. ncbi Two-end intimal flap suturing method for establishing Stanford B type aortic dissection in a canine model
    J S Cui
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Huadong Hospital, The Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 38:603-7. 2009
    ..To establish an animal model of Stanford type B aortic dissection using a two-end intimal flap suturing...
  10. ncbi Does preoperative computed tomography reduce the risks associated with re-do cardiac surgery?
    Nouman U Khan
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust, Southmoor Road, Manchester, M23 9LT, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:119-23. 2009
    ..Hence, adequate preoperative imaging using ECG-gated multi-slice CT is essential for optimum planning of re-do cardiac surgery...
  11. ncbi Homogeneous enhancement in pediatric thoracic CT aortography using a novel and reproducible method: contrast-covering time
    I Chen Tsai
    Department of Radiology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, No 160, Sec 3, Taichung Harbor Rd, Taichung 407, Taiwan, ROC
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:1131-7. 2007
    This study compares the empiric setting and contrast-covering time (CCT) concept for i.v. contrast injection in pediatric thoracic CT aortography.
  12. ncbi Survey of aorta and coronary arteries with prospective ECG-triggered 100-kV 64-MDCT angiography
    Chikako Fujioka
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Hiroshima University Hospital, 1 2 3, Kasumi cho, Minami Ku, Hiroshima, 734 8551, Japan
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:227-33. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the feasibility of prospective ECG-triggered axial 64-MDCT angiography of the aorta and coronary arteries performed at a tube voltage of 100 kV...
  13. ncbi High-pitch dual-source CT angiography of the aortic valve-aortic root complex without ECG-synchronization
    Christoph Karlo
    Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Radiol 21:205-12. 2011
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  14. ncbi Treatment of complex aneurysmal disease with fenestrated and branched stent grafts
    C D Bicknell
    St Mary s Regional Vascular Unit, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 37:175-81. 2009
    ..To describe our experience of treating juxtarenal (JRAAA's <4mm neck) and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms (TAAA's) using fenestrated and branched stent graft technology...
  15. ncbi Endovascular repair of acute traumatic thoracic aortic transection with laser-assisted in-situ fenestration of a stent-graft covering the left subclavian artery
    Erin H Murphy
    Divisions of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 16:457-63. 2009
    ..To report the use of in-situ laser-assisted endograft fenestration during thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR)...
  16. pmc Thrombus volume is associated with cardiovascular events and aneurysm growth in patients who have abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Adam Parr
    Vascular Biology Unit, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    J Vasc Surg 53:28-35. 2011
    ..This study prospectively assessed the association of infrarenal abdominal aortic thrombus volume with cardiovascular events and AAA growth...
  17. ncbi Peak wall stress measurement in elective and acute abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Michael S Heng
    Academic Vascular Surgery, Hull Royal Infirmary, Anlaby Road, Hull, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 47:17-22; discussion 22. 2008
    ..This article investigates the interoperator and intraoperator reliability of finite element analysis in the calculation of peak wall stress (PWS) in AAA and examines the variation in PWS in elective and acute AAAs...
  18. ncbi Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm without preoperative arteriography
    Mark C Wyers
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:730-8. 2003
    Clinical trials of endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) have required both preoperative aortography and computed tomography (CT)...
  19. ncbi The influence of wall stress on AAA growth and biomarkers
    L Speelman
    Eindhoven University of Technology, Department of Biomedical Engineering, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 39:410-6. 2010
    ..Levels of matrix metalloproteinase-9, tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase-1, C-reactive protein and alpha 1-antitrypsin were therefore evaluated...
  20. ncbi Analysis of expansion patterns in 4-4.9 cm abdominal aortic aneurysms
    M Vega de Ceniga
    Department of Angiology and Vascular Surgery, Hospital de Galdakao Usansolo, Barrio Labeaga s n, 48960 Galdakao Usansolo Bizkaia, Spain
    Ann Vasc Surg 22:37-44. 2008
    ..The expansion of 4-4.9 cm AAA is mostly irregular and unpredictable. We have not found any modifiable risk factors which influence their growth pattern. The eccentric distribution of the thrombus is associated with continuous expansion...
  21. ncbi Added benefit of thoracic aortography after transarterial embolization in patients with hemoptysis
    Ho Jong Chun
    Department of Radiology, Kangnam St Mary s Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, 505 Banpo Dong, Seocho Ku, Seoul 137 040, Korea
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:1577-81. 2003
    The purpose of this study was to examine the usefulness of thoracic aortography performed after transarterial embolization in identifying additional arteries responsible for causing hemoptysis.
  22. ncbi Uniform vascular contrast enhancement and reduced contrast medium volume achieved by using exponentially decelerated contrast material injection method
    Kyongtae T Bae
    Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 510 S Kingshighway Blvd, Box 8131, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Radiology 231:732-6. 2004
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  23. ncbi Comparison of enhancement, image quality, cost, and adverse reactions using 2 different contrast medium concentrations for routine chest CT on 16-slice MDCT
    Bindu N Setty
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 30:818-22. 2006
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  24. ncbi Optimal projection estimation for transcatheter aortic valve implantation based on contrast-aortography: validation of a Prototype Software
    Apostolos Tzikas
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:602-7. 2010
    ..The level of agreement between C-THV and either the MSCT or the operator's choice was deemed satisfactory, with the vast majority of observed differences being <10 degrees...
  25. ncbi Lower tube voltage reduces contrast material and radiation doses on 16-MDCT aortography
    Yoshiharu Nakayama
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, 1 1 1 Honjo, Kumamoto 860 8556, Japan
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:W490-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of our study was to compare aortic CT angiography performed at a low tube voltage and reduced dose of contrast material with standard-voltage, standard-contrast-dose CT angiography...
  26. ncbi Choice of computed tomography, transesophageal echocardiography, magnetic resonance imaging, and aortography in acute aortic dissection: International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection (IRAD)
    Andrew G Moore
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:1235-8. 2002
  27. ncbi The association of elasticity indexes of ascending aorta and the presence and the severity of coronary artery disease
    Ali Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Harran University, Sanliurfa, Turkey
    Coron Artery Dis 19:311-7. 2008
    ..To investigate the association between elasticity indexes of aorta and severity of coronary artery disease (CAD) in patients with stable CAD...
  28. ncbi [Prevalence of renal artery stenosis in patients undergoing cardiac catheterization: when should abdominal aortography be performed? Results in 467 patients]
    M Leandri
    Services de Radiologie
    J Radiol 85:627-33. 2004
    ..To define a subgroup of patients at increased risk of renal artery stenosis (RAS) in a population of patients undergoing cardiac catheterization...
  29. ncbi Aortic pseudoaneurysm as a rare cause of superior vena cava syndrome--a case report
    Duccio Baldari
    Division of Cardiology, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
    Angiology 57:363-6. 2006
    ..This case is about an aortic pseudoaneurysm after Dacron graft replacement that presented as a rapidly evolving superior vena cava syndrome...
  30. ncbi Transapical deployment of endovascular thoracic aortic stent graft for an ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm
    Wilson Y Szeto
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:616-8. 2010
    ..Due to the limitations of the current technology, the endograft was deployed through a left ventricular transapical approach by using a left mini-thoracotomy...
  31. ncbi The effect of diffuse pulmonary fibrosis on the reliability of CT signs of pulmonary hypertension
    Anand Devaraj
    Department of Radiology, Royal Brompton Hospital, Sydney Street, London SW3 6NP, England
    Radiology 249:1042-9. 2008
    ..To determine whether pulmonary artery (PA) dilatation is a reliable indicator of pulmonary hypertension (PH) in patients with pulmonary fibrosis...
  32. ncbi Configuration of the ascending aorta in patients with bicuspid and tricuspid aortic valve disease undergoing aortic valve replacement with or without reduction aortoplasty
    Matthias Bauer
    Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Division of Internal Medicine, Charite, Berlin, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:594-600. 2006
    ..Patients with bicuspid aortic valves (BAV) tend to develop dilatation of the ascending aorta. The study aim was to analyze differences in aortic root diameter and configuration in patients with bicuspid and tricuspid aortic valve disease...
  33. ncbi Multidetector CT angiography versus digital subtraction angiography for aortoiliac length measurements prior to endovascular AAA repair
    Nicolas Diehm
    Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, Department of Radiology, Inselspital, University Hospital of Bern, Switzerland
    J Endovasc Ther 11:527-34. 2004
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  34. ncbi Aorto-iliac multidetector-row CT angiography with low kV settings: improved vessel enhancement and simultaneous reduction of radiation dose
    B Wintersperger
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Munich, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377, Munich, Germany
    Eur Radiol 15:334-41. 2005
    ..7+/-0.4 vs 10.1+/-1.2 mSv; P<0.0001). Tube kVp reduction from 120 to 100 kVp allows for significant reduction of patient dose in abdominal CT angiography, without significant change in SNR,CNR and image quality...
  35. ncbi Bleeding into the intraluminal thrombus in abdominal aortic aneurysms is associated with rupture
    Joy Roy
    Department of Surgery, Capio St Görans Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Vasc Surg 48:1108-13. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine signs of bleeding in the intraluminal thrombus and the site of rupture using multislice computed tomography (CT) imaging in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA)...
  36. ncbi Double tube stent-grafts for infrarenal aortic aneurysm: a new concept
    Volker Ruppert
    Department of Surgery, Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University Munich Campus Innenstadt, Germany
    J Endovasc Ther 14:144-9. 2007
    ..To present the concept of double tube stent-grafts and examine the indications for and results achieved with these devices...
  37. ncbi The endovascular management of open aortic surgery complications with emergency stent-graft repair in high-risk patients
    A Ascoli Marchetti
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 48:315-21. 2007
    ..Further evaluation of this technique and longer follow-up will determine its exact role in the management of these life-threatening complications...
  38. ncbi Surgical correction of failed thoracic endovascular aortic repair
    Stephan Langer
    European Vascular Center Aachen Maastricht, Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    J Vasc Surg 47:1195-202. 2008
    ..However, in recurrent endovascular failure without further minimally invasive options, conservative treatments or conversion to open surgery are the only remaining therapeutic strategies...
  39. ncbi The use of an extra-corporeal graft to maintain cerebral perfusion during thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair
    L Wales
    Department of Vascular Surgery, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 34:176-8. 2007
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  40. ncbi Hybrid approach to thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms in patients with prior aortic surgery
    Roberto Chiesa
    Vascular Surgery, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 45:1128-35. 2007
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  41. ncbi Percutaneous management of complications (aortoenteric fistula and sac abscess) following bypass surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Hemant Deshmukh
    Department of Radiology, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, 400 012, India
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:778-81. 2007
  42. ncbi Assessing the effectiveness of endografts: clinical and experimental perspectives
    Larisse K Lee
    Division of Vascular Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell University and Weill Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:A123-30. 2007
    ..Thus, clinical and experimental models of endograft healing are attempting to define the optimal method of postoperative surveillance of endovascular repair...
  43. ncbi Lateral movement of endografts within the aneurysm sac is an indicator of stent-graft instability
    Benjamin Y Rafii
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 15:335-43. 2008
    ..To determine if lateral movement of an aortic endograft 1 year following endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair is an indicator of endograft instability and can serve as a predictor of late adverse events...
  44. ncbi Aortic morphology following endovascular repair of acute and chronic type B aortic dissection: implications for management
    D Sayer
    St George s Vascular Institute, London, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 36:522-9. 2008
    ..The study aimed to define early clinical outcomes, and medium term morphological changes, following endovascular treatment of acute (AAD) and chronic (CAD) Type B aortic dissections...
  45. ncbi International controlled clinical trial of thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair with the Zenith TX2 endovascular graft: 1-year results
    Jon S Matsumura
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:247-257; discussion 257. 2008
    ..This trial evaluated the safety and effectiveness of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) with a contemporary endograft system compared with open surgical repair (open) of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms and large ulcers...
  46. ncbi Supra-aortic hybrid endovascular procedures for complex thoracic aortic disease: single center early to midterm results
    Yiu Che Chan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    J Vasc Surg 48:571-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to report our hybrid experience...
  47. ncbi The Powerlink system for endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: six-year results
    Grace J Wang
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:535-45. 2008
    ..We compared the results of endovascular repair using the Powerlink endovascular graft with conventional open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair through a 6-year follow-up period...
  48. ncbi Endovascular repair for thoracic aortic disease: tertiary single-center experience in northwestern Greece
    Miltiadis I Matsagas
    Department of Surgery Vascular Surgery Unit, School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Grece
    Vascular 14:212-8. 2006
    ..The potential of this technique to be applicable even in relatively small, tertiary vascular centers might be of great benefit to patients...
  49. ncbi Early and medium-term results of stent-graft treatment of DeBakey type III aortic dissection
    I Kiyotaka
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Yokohama City University, Medical Center, Yokohama, Japan
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 47:651-7. 2006
    ..The safety and effectiveness of transcatheter stent-graft treatment in the early and medium-term postoperative period was assessed in patients with DeBakey type III aortic dissection...
  50. ncbi Anatomic exclusion from endovascular repair of thoracic aortic aneurysm
    Benjamin M Jackson
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:662-6. 2007
    ..We sought to define the current anatomic barriers to thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) stent grafting to guide future device development...
  51. ncbi Thoracic stent graft design improvements with dynamic CT angiography
    J Golledge
    Vascular Biology Unit, School of Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 33:69-70. 2007
  52. ncbi Fully supported open stent grafting applied with a Matsui-Kitamura (MK) stent in treatment of distal arch aneurysm
    Hirofumi Midorikawa
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Southern Tohoku General Hospital, 7 115 Yatsuyamada Koriyama, Fukushima 963 8563, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 56:209-14. 2008
    ..Our purpose was to examine the use of fully supported open stent grafting (OSG) with a Matsui-Kitamura (MK) stent for treatment of distal arch aneurysm (DAA)...
  53. ncbi Aortic debranching for descending thoracic aortic aneurysm repair by stent grafts
    Chandra Cherukupalli
    Department of Vascular Surgery, North Shore University and Long Island Jewish Medical Centers, Manhasset, New York, USA
    Am Surg 73:32-6. 2007
    ..The stent graft repair of the descending thoracic aortic aneurysm was performed subsequently in both patients. This aortic debranching provides subsequent proper placement of thoracic stent grafts...
  54. ncbi Twenty consecutive cases of endograft repair of traumatic aortic disruption: lessons learned
    David G Neschis
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:487-92. 2007
    ..In addition, patients are often young, with an aortic anatomy dissimilar to those with atherosclerotic aneurysms. As a result, techniques for endograft repair have to be refined accordingly...
  55. ncbi Experience with the Endologix Powerlink endograft in endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms with short and angulated necks
    Lefeng Qu
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Changhai Hospital, The Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, P R China
    Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 20:158-66. 2008
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  56. ncbi Influence of pulmonary status and diabetes mellitus on aortic neck dilatation following endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms: a EUROSTAR report
    Nicolas Diehm
    Division of Angiology, Swiss Cardiovascular Centre, University Hospital, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    J Endovasc Ther 14:122-9. 2007
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  57. ncbi Fenestrated and branched stent-grafts for thoracoabdominal, pararenal and juxtarenal aortic aneurysm repair
    Timothy A M Chuter
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 20:90-6. 2007
    ..However, the enormous potential advantages of endovascular repair of visceral segment aneurysms and promising short-term results continue to drive the dissemination of branched stent-graft technology...
  58. ncbi Endovascular repair of lesions involving the descending thoracic aorta. Mid-term morphological changes
    Cherif Attia
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Louis Pradel University Hospital, Lyon, France
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:595-9. 2008
    ..Therefore, continued surveillance of patients treated with stent-grafts is necessary...
  59. ncbi Late aneurysm rupture after repressurization of a thrombosed stent-graft
    Philipp Geisbüsch
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Ruprecht Karls University of Heidelberg, Germany
    J Endovasc Ther 14:672-5. 2007
    ..To report late abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) rupture after endovascular stent-graft repair despite complete thrombotic stent-graft occlusion...
  60. ncbi Strategies for prevention and operative treatment of aortic lesions related to spinal interventions
    Reinhard Kopp
    Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Klinikum Grosshadern, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E753-60. 2007
    ..A retrospective analysis of a case series was performed...
  61. ncbi [CT angiography of the aorta]
    D Theisen
    Institut fur Klinische Radiologie, Klinikum Grosshadern der Ludwig Maximilians Universität München, Marchioninistrasse 15, Munich, Germany
    Radiologe 47:982-92. 2007
    ..94%. This article outlines state-of-the-art principles in diagnostic CT imaging of acquired aortic disease...
  62. ncbi Combined endovascular and open treatment for infected pseudoaneurysm of the thoracic aortic arch
    - Kwok Keung Ho
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 41:456-9. 2007
    ..The patient had good recovery, and the 1-year follow-up computed tomography scan showed resolution of the infected pseudoaneurysm...
  63. ncbi Surgical treatment result of abdominal aortic aneurysm in Behçet's disease
    T W Kwon
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Ulsan College of Medicine and Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 35:173-80. 2008
    ..We report our surgical treatment results of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in Behçet's disease patient...
  64. ncbi Minimally invasive retrieval of a dislodged Wallstent endoprosthesis after an endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Russell C Lam
    Division of Vascular Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:450-3. 2008
    ..This case underscores the danger of performing EVAR in the setting of prior iliac artery stenting and the potential complications that may ensue...
  65. ncbi [Clinical requirements of aortic imaging]
    D Böckler
    Klinik für Gefässchirurgie, Vaskuläre und Endovaskuläre Chirurgie, Ruprecht Karls Universitat Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, Heidelberg, Germany
    Radiologe 47:962-73. 2007
    ..CTA, including so-called image postprocessing, has taken over the prime role in imaging of the aorta. Disease-specific diagnostic algorithms are useful and necessary in day-to-day clinical practice...
  66. ncbi Successful management of a combined ruptured Stanford type B aortic dissection and malperfusion syndrome with an endoluminal graft
    Jacques Kpodonu
    The Division of Cardiac Surgery, North Western Memorial Hospital, 201 East Huron Street, Galter 11 140, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:339-41. 2008
    ..We describe the use of an endoluminal graft to treat a patient with an acute type B dissection associated with malperfusion and thoracic aortic rupture...
  67. ncbi Long-term surveillance is paramount after implantation of the Vanguard stent-graft for abdominal aortic aneurysms
    I Van Herzeele
    Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 49:59-66. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the results and long-term follow-up of the Vanguard endovascular graft for infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair...
  68. ncbi Early experience shows rapid shrinking of abdominal aortic aneurysms after endovascular treatment with Anaconda device
    A Stehr
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Regensburg, Germany
    Vasa 36:199-204. 2007
    ..The Anaconda prosthesis is a new endovascular device for abdominal aortic aneurysms repair...
  69. ncbi Use of the right brachio-femoral wire approach to manage a thoracic aortic aneurysm in an extremely angulated and tortuous aorta with an endoluminal stent graft
    Jacques Kpodonu
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, North Western Memorial Hospital, 201 East Huron Street, Galter 11 140, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:269-71. 2008
    ..We describe the use of a right brachio-femoral wire approach to treat a thoracic aortic aneurysm in a 75-year-old man with an elongated, tortuous and angulated arch aorta...
  70. ncbi Strategies to reduce the rate of type II endoleaks: routine intraoperative embolization of the inferior mesenteric artery and thrombin injection into the aneurysm sac
    Carl Muthu
    Auckland Regional Endovascular Unit and Interventional Radiology Services, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Endovasc Ther 14:661-8. 2007
    ..To determine whether the rate of type II endoleaks following endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) can be decreased using a branch vessel management strategy...
  71. ncbi Periaortic endograft infection due to Listeria monocytogenes treated with graft preservation
    Ben R Saleem
    Department of Surgery Division of Vascular Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 47:635-7. 2008
    ..In the described case, radiological drainage and prolonged antibiotic treatment resulted in favourable outcome at midterm follow-up with preservation of the endograft...
  72. ncbi Hybrid thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair with simultaneous antegrade visceral revascularization and supra-aortic debranching from the ascending aorta
    Giovanni Torsello
    Department of Vascular Surgery, St Franziskus Hospital, Munster, Germany
    J Endovasc Ther 14:342-6. 2007
    ..To describe a hybrid technique involving combined antegrade revascularization of both supra-aortic and visceral arteries and complete exclusion of a dissecting thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA)...
  73. ncbi Improved outcomes with endovascular stent grafts for thoracic aorta transections
    I V Mohan
    Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 36:152-7. 2008
    ..To retrospectively assess the outcome of endovascular stent-graft implantation for thoracic aortic transections (ETAT)...
  74. ncbi Hybrid antegrade repair of the arch and descending thoracic aorta with a new integrated stent-Dacron graft in acute type A aortic dissection: a look into the future with new devices
    Carlos A Mestres
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital Clinico, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 6:257-9. 2007
    ..Transesophageal echocardiography at eight weeks confirmed repair. The patient is currently leading an active life. A hybrid approach for complex cases of acute type A dissection with arch involvement can be considered for the future...
  75. ncbi Endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: 5-year follow-up results
    R M Sandford
    Vascular Surgery Group, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK
    Ann Vasc Surg 22:372-8. 2008
    ..EVAR has the advantages of shorter hospital stay and reduced perioperative morbidity and mortality. Long-term follow-up remains a priority following aortic stenting in order to detect late complications such as endoleak...
  76. ncbi Endovascular repair of an aortic arch aneurysm using a branched-stent graft
    R Brar
    St George s Vascular Institute, St George s Hospital NHS Trust, Blackshaw Road, London SW17 0QT, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 36:545-9. 2008
    ..Aortic arch aneurysm repair continues to pose a formidable technical challenge in a patient population with significant co-morbidity...
  77. ncbi The aortic arch and ascending aorta: are they within the endovascular realm?
    M C Moon
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 20:97-107. 2007
    ..Finally, as with any assessment of interventional strategies, rigorous follow-up and serial imaging are essential...
  78. ncbi Hybrid repair of an aortic arch aneurysm with complex anatomy: right aortic arch and anomalous origin of supra-aortic vessels
    Roberto Chiesa
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Vita Salute University, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 46:128-30. 2007
    ..Aortic arch aneurysms with complex anatomy may be successfully treated with a less invasive hybrid approach using new generation devices...
  79. ncbi Aortic remodeling after endografting of thoracoabdominal aortic dissection
    Julio A Rodriguez
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Arizona Heart Institute and Hospital, Phoenix, AZ 85006, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:1188-94. 2008
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  80. ncbi First report of a late type III endoleak from fabric tears of a Zenith stent graft
    Anders Wanhainen
    Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Vasc Surg 48:723-6. 2008
    ..The defect was repaired by a relining procedure with an Excluder stent graft. The patient, however, died 3 weeks after admission...
  81. ncbi Case report of cardiac arrest, abdominal compartment syndrome, and thoracic aortic injury with endovascular repair of thoracic aortic tear
    Randy M Stevens
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 22:358-61. 2007
    ..We report a case of TAI who presented in hemorrhagic shock and preoperative cardiac arrest who was successfully treated with large volume resuscitation, closed chest cardiac massage, exploratory laparotomy, and thoracic endografting...
  82. ncbi eComment: Can we use endovascular graft stenting in all type B dissections?
    Mehmet Ates
    Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Center, Istanbul 34732, Turkey
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:341. 2008
  83. ncbi Management of an aorto-caval fistula from a ruptured aortic false aneurysm using a covered stent graft
    Ikuo Fukuda
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, 5 Zaifu cho, Hirosaki, Aomori, 036 8562, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 6:682-4. 2007
    ..Stent-grafting for abdominal aorta was performed. Intra- and postoperative examination revealed no leakage from the aorta to the vena cava. Endoluminal treatment for aorto-caval fistula is efficacious as less invasive treatment...
  84. ncbi A study of aortic dimension in type B aortic dissection
    Shang Dong Xu
    Cardiac Surgery Division, Beijing Institute of Heart, Lung and Vascular Diseases, Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100029, China
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:244-8. 2008
    ..Stent-graft with tapered design may be a viable treatment option for endovascular repair of type B aortic dissection...
  85. ncbi Thoracic aortic emergencies: impact of endovascular surgery
    Gabriele Iannelli
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Federico II of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:591-6. 2004
    ..To obviate this risk, endovascular surgery is considered to be a valid alternative procedure...
  86. ncbi Staged open and endovascular repair of thoracoabdominal aneurysms using the common carotid artery
    David Murray
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK
    Ann Vasc Surg 19:103-7. 2005
    ..From this experience we conclude that staged open and endovascular repair for both ruptured and elective Crawford extent II thoracoabdominal aneurysms can be performed using the common carotid artery, when anatomy is favorable...
  87. ncbi Computed tomography-detected abnormalities following conventional abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair
    G Libertiny
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Cardiovasc Surg 10:299-303. 2002
    ..To determine how time since the operation influences vascular abnormalities following conventional infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair...
  88. ncbi Treatment of thoracoabdominal aneurysm with self-expandable aortic stent grafts
    José Honório Palma
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Medical School, Sao Paulo Federal University, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1685-7. 2002
    ..The infrarenal aneurysm was treated with a bifurcated stent graft to the iliac arteries. The patient has had a smooth post-stent insertion course and remains well after 3 months of follow-up...
  89. ncbi Staged endovascular stent-grafting and surgical treatment of a secondary aortoduodenal fistula
    F Biancari
    Department of Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, P O Box 21, 90229 Oulu, Finland
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 31:42-3. 2006
    ..Forty days after stent-grafting, Tc-99m-HMPAO labelled leukocyte scanning failed to identify leukocyte infiltration of the graft and there were no clinical signs of infection. At 8-month follow up, the patient was asymptomatic...
  90. ncbi Acute retrograde aortic dissection during endovascular repair of a thoracic aortic aneurysm
    Noella Bethuyne
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Academic Hospital, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium noella bethuyne pi be
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:1967-9. 2003
    ..Emergent open surgical repair provided a successful outcome...
  91. ncbi How to guide stent-graft implantation in type B aortic dissection? Comparison of angiography, transesophageal echocardiography, and intravascular ultrasound
    Dietmar H Koschyk
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Circulation 112:I260-4. 2005
    ..Despite growing interest in stent-graft implantation for type-B aortic dissection, there are no established recommendations to prepare and perform an implantation procedure...
  92. ncbi Midterm outcome of endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Lukas Hechelhammer
    Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital of Zurich, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Vasc Surg 41:752-7. 2005
    ..We sought to analyze the clinical and morphologic outcomes of bifurcated stent grafts in patients with ruptured aortoiliac aneurysms at midterm follow-up...
  93. ncbi Emergent endovascular stent-graft placement to treat ruptured Stanford type B acute aortic dissection
    Saori Kawamura
    Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Vasc Surg 39:668-71. 2004
    ..We report successful stent-graft placement in two patients with acute type B dissection with rupture, and discuss the advantages of stent-graft placement to treat ruptured acute type B dissection...
  94. ncbi Traumatic aortic dissection and coronary fistula treated with transcatheter management
    Paul D Williams
    Manchester Heart Centre, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 70:1013-7. 2007
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  95. ncbi Long-term results of combined surgical and radiological intervention in complicated aortic dissection type-A. A case report
    W Cwikiel
    Center for Medical Imaging and Physiology and Center for Heart and Lung Diseases, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Radiol 42:393-7. 2001
    ..The patient was able to return to normal active life, and all stented arteries remained patent after 32 months. A stent that was mispositioned across the aortic lumen did not cause any symptoms...
  96. ncbi Endovascular treatment of complicated aortic aneurysms in patients with underlying arteriopathies
    Donald T Baril
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 20:464-71. 2006
    ..EVSG repair of aortic aneurysms is feasible and can be safely performed in patients with arteriopathies. Long-term durability in this younger group of patients who carry an ongoing risk of arterial degeneration remains to be determined...
  97. ncbi Adjunctive primary stenting of Zenith endograft limbs during endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: implications for limb patency
    Nayan Sivamurthy
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, 94143 0222, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:662-70. 2006
    ..The insertion of additional stents within the endograft limb may prevent future occlusion. This study evaluates limb patency with and without adjunctive stenting of endograft limbs at the time of endovascular AAA repair...
  98. ncbi Filling of the aneurysmal sac with DEAC-glucosamine in an animal model of abdominal aortic aneurysm following stent-graft repair
    R Uflacker
    Unit of Interventional Radiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 47:425-36. 2006
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  99. ncbi Malpractice in invasive cardiology: is angiography of abdominal aorta or subclavian artery appropriate in patients undergoing coronary angiography? A meta analysis
    Gianluca Rigatelli
    Interventional Cardiology Unit, Rovigo General Hospital, Rovigo, Italy
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 21:591-8. 2005
    ..The present mata-analysis is aimed to analyze the appropriateness and results of screening angiography of subclavian or abdominal aorta performed at the time of coronary angiography...
  100. ncbi [Application of spiral computerized tomography in the study of traumatic lesions of the thoracic aorta]
    E Mengozzi
    Unità Operativa di Radiologia I, Dipartimento di Diagnostica per Immagini, Ospedale Maggiore, Azienda Unita Sanitaria Locale, Bologna
    Radiol Med 100:139-44. 2000
    ....
  101. ncbi Anomalies of the coronary arteries in children
    B Werner
    Clinic of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical University, Warsaw, Poland
    Med Sci Monit 7:1285-91. 2001
    ..The most common cause of acquired abnormalities of the coronary vessels in children is Kawasaki Disease. The purpose of the present study is to analyze the clinical picture and diagnostic methodology for coronary anomalies in children...

Research Grants8

  1. 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. ..
  2. Homocysteine/Hypertension & Vascular Lesion Formation
    Peter Lin; Fiscal Year: 2008
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  3. VOLUMETRIC ANALYSIS OF THE AORTA AND ITS BRANCHES
    Geoffrey Rubin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  4. MMP-9-Dependent Vessel Wall Remodeling is NO-Dependent
    Gilbert Upchurch; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  5. Thrombus resolution is CXC chemokine dependent
    Peter Henke; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Improving Radiologist Detection of Lung Nodules with CAD
    Geoffrey Rubin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Vein wall remodeling after DVT is matrix metalloproteinase dependent
    Peter Henke; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This proposal will provide important mechanistic insight into the pathophysiology of post-phelbitic syndrome with real potential translation to decreasing the morbidity from this under-acknowledged disease. ..
  8. Nanoparticles for Molecular MRI of Atherosclerosis
    Zahi Fayad; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These studies will provide the basis for future advances in experimental studies of atherosclerogenesis and new clinical applications of non-invasive, in vivo MR imaging of atherosclerotic lesions. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..