blood vessel prosthesis implantation

Summary

Summary: Surgical insertion of synthetic or biological material to repair injured or diseased blood vessels.

Top Publications

  1. doi Total arch replacement combined with stented elephant trunk implantation: a new "standard" therapy for type a dissection involving repair of the aortic arch?
    Lizhong Sun
    Beijing Aortic Disease Center, Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Capital Medical University, 2 Anzhen Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100029, China
    Circulation 123:971-8. 2011
  2. doi Midterm change of descending aortic false lumen after repair of acute type I dissection
    Kay Hyun Park
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Bundang, Korea
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:103-8. 2009
  3. ncbi The fate of the distal aorta after repair of acute type A aortic dissection
    James C Halstead
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:127-35. 2007
  4. doi Outcomes following endovascular vs open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm: a randomized trial
    Frank A Lederle
    Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    JAMA 302:1535-42. 2009
  5. pmc Tissue-engineered vascular grafts transform into mature blood vessels via an inflammation-mediated process of vascular remodeling
    Jason D Roh
    Interdepartmental Program in Vascular Biology and Therapeutics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:4669-74. 2010
  6. doi Vascular smooth muscle enhances functionality of tissue-engineered blood vessels in vivo
    Lucas P Neff
    Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:426-34. 2011
  7. doi Long-term outcome of open or endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Jorg L de Bruin
    From the Department of Surgery, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 362:1881-9. 2010
  8. doi Endovascular repair of ruptured infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm is associated with lower 30-day mortality and better 5-year survival rates than open surgical repair
    Manish Mehta
    Center for Vascular Awareness, Inc, Vascular Group PLLC, Albany Medical College, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY 12208, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:368-75. 2013
  9. doi Endovascular repair of traumatic thoracic aortic injury: clinical practice guidelines of the Society for Vascular Surgery
    W Anthony Lee
    Christine E Lynn Heart and Vascular Institute, Boca Raton, FL, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:187-92. 2011
  10. doi Late outcomes following open and endovascular repair of blunt thoracic aortic injury
    Himanshu J Patel
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:615-20; discussion 621. 2011

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  1. doi Total arch replacement combined with stented elephant trunk implantation: a new "standard" therapy for type a dissection involving repair of the aortic arch?
    Lizhong Sun
    Beijing Aortic Disease Center, Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Capital Medical University, 2 Anzhen Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100029, China
    Circulation 123:971-8. 2011
    ..We retrospectively reviewed our experience with aortic arch replacement for type A dissection involving the arch...
  2. doi Midterm change of descending aortic false lumen after repair of acute type I dissection
    Kay Hyun Park
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Bundang, Korea
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:103-8. 2009
    ..In this study, we investigated changes of the descending aortic false lumen during the midterm postoperative period...
  3. ncbi The fate of the distal aorta after repair of acute type A aortic dissection
    James C Halstead
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:127-35. 2007
    ..The residual aorta's behavior after repair of acute type A dissection is incompletely understood. We analyzed segmental growth rates, distal reoperation, and factors influencing long-term survival...
  4. doi Outcomes following endovascular vs open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm: a randomized trial
    Frank A Lederle
    Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    JAMA 302:1535-42. 2009
    ..Limited data are available to assess whether endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) improves short-term outcomes compared with traditional open repair...
  5. pmc Tissue-engineered vascular grafts transform into mature blood vessels via an inflammation-mediated process of vascular remodeling
    Jason D Roh
    Interdepartmental Program in Vascular Biology and Therapeutics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:4669-74. 2010
    ..These findings suggest TEVGs transform into functional neovessels via an inflammatory process of vascular remodeling...
  6. doi Vascular smooth muscle enhances functionality of tissue-engineered blood vessels in vivo
    Lucas P Neff
    Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:426-34. 2011
    ..As such, the goal of the present study was to evaluate the effect of SMC coseeding with ECs on TEBV maturation, structure, and function after prolonged in vivo maturation...
  7. doi Long-term outcome of open or endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Jorg L de Bruin
    From the Department of Surgery, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 362:1881-9. 2010
    ..This survival difference, however, was no longer significant in the second year after the procedure. Information regarding the comparative outcome more than 2 years after surgery is important for clinical decision making...
  8. doi Endovascular repair of ruptured infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm is associated with lower 30-day mortality and better 5-year survival rates than open surgical repair
    Manish Mehta
    Center for Vascular Awareness, Inc, Vascular Group PLLC, Albany Medical College, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY 12208, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:368-75. 2013
    ..However, which patients benefit or whether there is any long-term survival advantage is uncertain...
  9. doi Endovascular repair of traumatic thoracic aortic injury: clinical practice guidelines of the Society for Vascular Surgery
    W Anthony Lee
    Christine E Lynn Heart and Vascular Institute, Boca Raton, FL, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:187-92. 2011
    ....
  10. doi Late outcomes following open and endovascular repair of blunt thoracic aortic injury
    Himanshu J Patel
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:615-20; discussion 621. 2011
    ..Late results remain ill-defined and are the focus of this study...
  11. ncbi The results of total arch graft implantation with open stent-graft placement for type A aortic dissection
    Masaaki Kato
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Saitama Medical School, Saitama, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:531-40. 2002
    ..To address this problem, we have developed a new method for type A aortic dissection: total arch graft implantation with open-style stent-graft placement...
  12. ncbi The Amsterdam Acute Aneurysm Trial: suitability and application rate for endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms
    L L Hoornweg
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 33:679-83. 2007
    ..To evaluate anatomical suitability and application rate for endovascular repair of patients with a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (RAAA)...
  13. ncbi The Frontier stent registry: safety and feasibility of a novel dedicated stent for the treatment of bifurcation coronary artery lesions
    Thierry Lefevre
    Institut Hospitalier Jacques Cartier, Massy, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:592-8. 2005
    ..Santa Clara, California), a novel dedicated device designed for permanent side branch (SB) access, stent delivery by simultaneous kissing balloon inflation, and optimal main branch (MB) and SB ostium scaffolding...
  14. ncbi Acute and long-term outcomes of the novel side access (SLK-View) stent for bifurcation coronary lesions: a multicenter nonrandomized feasibility study
    Fumiaki Ikeno
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94304, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 67:198-206. 2006
    ..To evaluate technical feasibility and procedural safety of SLK-View stent for treating bifurcation lesions...
  15. ncbi Saphenous vein versus PTFE for above-knee femoropopliteal bypass. A review of the literature
    P Klinkert
    Department of Surgery, Red Cross Hospital, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 27:357-62. 2004
    ..If the saphenous vein is absent or not suitable for bypass grafting, PTFE is a good alternative as bypass material...
  16. ncbi Intracoronary stenting and angiographic results: strut thickness effect on restenosis outcome (ISAR-STEREO) trial
    A Kastrati
    Deutsches Herzzentrum, Munich, Germany
    Circulation 103:2816-21. 2001
    ..The objective of this randomized, multicenter study was to assess whether a reduced strut thickness of coronary stents is associated with improved follow-up angiographic and clinical results...
  17. ncbi Should patients with challenging anatomy be offered endovascular aneurysm repair?
    Roy K Greenberg
    Department of Vascualr Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:990-6. 2003
    ..We compared outcome in patients at high risk because of anatomy (short or angulated neck), severe occlusive disease, or bilateral iliac aneurysms (group A) with outcome in patients at low risk (group B)...
  18. ncbi Reduced mortality, paraplegia, and stroke with stent graft repair of blunt aortic transections: a modern meta-analysis
    Gale L Tang
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:671-5. 2008
    ..We reviewed contemporary outcomes of patients undergoing endovascular repair of TTAT (endoTTAT) and those undergoing open repair (openTTAT) to determine if current reported results support first-line use of endoTTAT...
  19. doi Short and midterm results after left subclavian artery coverage during endovascular repair of the thoracic aorta
    Drosos Kotelis
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Vasc Surg 50:1285-92. 2009
    ..To analyze the sequelae of the intentional left subclavian artery (LSA) coverage during thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR)...
  20. doi In situ tissue regeneration using a novel tissue-engineered, small-caliber vascular graft without cell seeding
    Takenori Yokota
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:900-7. 2008
    ..In this study, we investigated in situ tissue regeneration in small-diameter arteries using a novel tissue-engineered biodegradable vascular graft that did not require ex vivo cell seeding...
  21. pmc External aortic root support for Marfan syndrome: early clinical results in the first 20 recipients with a bespoke implant
    John Pepper
    Royal Brompton Hospital London SW3 6NP, UK
    J R Soc Med 103:370-5. 2010
    ..For patients having aortic root surgery at the same institution, in the same time frame as the first 10 patients, clinical data were retrieved on Marfan and other patients having aortic root replacement to serve as a reference data...
  22. ncbi The Immediate Management of the Patient with Rupture: Open Versus Endovascular repair (IMPROVE) aneurysm trial--ISRCTN 48334791 IMPROVE trialists
    J T Powell
    Imperial College, Charing Cross, London, UK
    Acta Chir Belg 109:678-80. 2009
    ..Systematic reviews have suggested a survival advantage for patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), who are managed by endovascular repair. These reviews are based on single centre experiences of selected patients...
  23. doi Long-term results of the frozen elephant trunk technique for the extensive arteriosclerotic aneurysm
    Naomichi Uchida
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hiroshima City Asa General Hospital, 2 1 1, Kabe minami, Asa Kita Ku, Hiroshima 731 0293, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:913-7. 2010
    ....
  24. doi Inferior vena cava resection and reconstruction for retroperitoneal tumor excision
    William Quinones-Baldrich
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:1386-93; discussion 1393. 2012
    ..This study reviews the results of en bloc resection of the inferior vena cava (IVC) for malignant tumor excision and reconstruction...
  25. ncbi Endovascular treatment of thoracic aortic diseases: combined experience from the EUROSTAR and United Kingdom Thoracic Endograft registries
    Lina J Leurs
    EUROSTAR and UK Thoracic Aortic Data Registry, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 40:670-9; discussion 679-80. 2004
    ....
  26. doi 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...
  27. doi Open arch reconstruction in the endovascular era: analysis of 721 patients over 17 years
    Himanshu J Patel
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:1417-23. 2011
    ..A contemporary assessment of open arch repair to provide long-term data for comparative analysis for these newer therapies is timely, warranted, and presented in this article...
  28. doi Multicenter early experience with extended aortic repair in acute aortic dissection: is simultaneous descending stent grafting justified?
    Konstantinos Tsagakis
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:S116-20; discussion S142-S146. 2010
    ..In acute type A aortic dissection, the extension of repair to downstream aorta has been controversially discussed. We present the early results of a multicenter study using a hybrid stent graft prosthesis...
  29. doi Long-term results after repair of type a acute aortic dissection according to false lumen patency
    Khalil Fattouch
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1244-50. 2009
    ..Late survival and freedom from retreatment on the descending aorta was evaluated after ascending aortic repair for type A acute aortic dissection (TAAAD)...
  30. doi Total arch repair for acute type A aortic dissection with 2 modified techniques: open single-branched stent graft placement and reinforcement of the dissected arch vessel stump with stent graft
    Liang Wan Chen
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Union Hospital, Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou, Fujian, 350001, China
    Circulation 123:2536-41. 2011
    ..The feasibility and initial clinical results of these 2 new techniques are reported...
  31. doi Risk models for mortality following elective open and endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: a single institution experience
    E Choke
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Leicester Royal Infirmary, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 44:549-54. 2012
    ..To develop and validate an "in house" risk model for predicting perioperative mortality following elective AAA repair and to compare this with other models...
  32. doi What makes the difference between the natural course of a remaining type B dissection after type A repair and a primary type B aortic dissection?
    Eva Krähenbühl
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital, Berne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:e110-5; discussion e115-6. 2012
    ..To analyse the outcome and need for intervention [surgery or thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR)] in patients after surgery for remaining type B dissection after type A repair and primary type B aortic dissection...
  33. doi Arch replacement and downstream stent grafting in complex aortic dissection: first results of an international registry
    Konstantinos Tsagakis
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 39:87-93; discussion 93-4. 2011
    ..This multicentre study evaluates the early results of this method in complex aortic dissection (AD)...
  34. doi Vulnerability of an equine pericardial roll graft to Gram-positive cocci after graft replacement for a ruptured infected abdominal aorta
    Hiroshi Yamamoto
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Akita University School of Medicine, Hondo 1 1 1, Akita 010 8543, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 12:866-8. 2011
    ..We therefore suggest that the infection-resistant property of EPR grafts may be uncertain in patients with postoperative sustained MRSA bacteremia when these grafts are used for arterial reconstruction...
  35. doi In situ replacement with equine pericardial roll grafts for ruptured infected aneurysms of the abdominal aorta
    Hiroshi Yamamoto
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Akita University School of Medicine, Akita, Japan
    J Vasc Surg 49:1041-5. 2009
    ..We therefore suggest that in situ replacement of the abdominal aorta using equine pericardium with concomitant omental flap wrapping may be an option of treating ruptured infected AAAs...
  36. doi Extended replacement of aortic arch aneurysms through left posterolateral thoracotomy
    Kenji Okada
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 35:270-5. 2009
    ..To present our experience of total aortic arch replacement through a left posterolateral thoracotomy...
  37. doi Endovascular repair of blunt traumatic thoracic aortic injuries: seven-year single-center experience
    Manuel Garcia-Toca
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Surg 145:679-83. 2010
    ..Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) for acute blunt thoracic aortic injury has good early and mid-term results...
  38. ncbi In-stent restenosis in small coronary arteries: impact of strut thickness
    Carlo Briguori
    Laboratory of Interventional Cardiology, Vita e Salute University School of Medicine, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:403-9. 2002
    ..OBJECTIVES; We sought to evaluate whether strut thickness may impact the restenosis rate after stent implantation in small coronary arteries...
  39. doi Hybrid repair of aortic arch aneurysms: combined open arch reconstruction and endovascular repair
    Wilson Y Szeto
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 21:347-54. 2009
    ..In this section, we will present: (1) the current results of hybrid aortic arch repair and (2) a new classification based on the anatomic extent of the aneurysm and the suitability of the landing zones...
  40. doi Treatment of residual type A aortic dissection with implantation of the Djumbodis system: is purely endovascular treatment becoming a reality?
    Gabriele Iannelli
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Endovasc Ther 18:368-73. 2011
    ..To evaluate the usefulness of a new transfemoral device to avoid major complications related to residual type A aortic dissection following ascending aortic replacement...
  41. pmc Antithrombogenic modification of small-diameter microfibrous vascular grafts
    Craig K Hashi
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 30:1621-7. 2010
    ..To develop small-diameter vascular grafts with a microstructure similar to native matrix fibers and with chemically modified microfibers to prevent thrombosis...
  42. doi Current management of traumatic thoracic aortic injury
    Christopher J Kwolek
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 23:215-20. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the trends and current concepts in the management of traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta...
  43. doi In situ replacement of the thoracic aorta using an equine pericardial roll graft for an aortobronchial fistula due to aortic rupture
    Hiroshi Yamamoto
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Akita University School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Hondo, Akita, 010 8543, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 57:413-7. 2009
    ..The equine pericardium can be an option of alternative graft materials for in situ replacement of the thoracic aorta in patients with an aortobronchial fistula due to aortic rupture...
  44. doi Vascular tissue engineering: towards the next generation vascular grafts
    Yuji Naito
    Interdepartmental Program in Vascular Biology and Therapeutics, Yale University School of Medicine, 10 Amistad Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Adv Drug Deliv Rev 63:312-23. 2011
    ..Continued investigation into the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying vascular neotissue formation will improve our basic understanding and provide insights that will enable the rationale design of second generation TEVG...
  45. doi Have hybrid procedures replaced open aortic arch reconstruction in high-risk patients? A comparative study of elective open arch debranching with endovascular stent graft placement and conventional elective open total and distal aortic arch reconstruction
    Rita Karianna Milewski
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:590-7. 2010
    ..This study evaluates the outcomes of a contemporary comparative series from one institution of open total arch and hybrid arch procedures for extensive aortic arch pathology...
  46. ncbi Prosthetic vascular grafts: wrong models, wrong questions and no healing
    Peter Zilla
    Christian Barnard Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery Cardiovascular Research Unit, University of Cape Town Medical School, Cape Town, South Africa
    Biomaterials 28:5009-27. 2007
    ..By providing insight into mechanisms and experimental designs which obscured the purpose and scope of several decades of vascular graft studies, future research may better address clinical relevance...
  47. ncbi Replacement of the aortic root in patients with Marfan's syndrome
    V L Gott
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287 4618, USA
    N Engl J Med 340:1307-13. 1999
    ..We reviewed the results of this surgical procedure at 10 experienced surgical centers...
  48. ncbi Combined surgical and endovascular repair of complex aortic pathologies with a new hybrid prosthesis
    Michael Gorlitzer
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital Hietzing, Vienna, Austria
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1971-6. 2007
    ..The technique is used to treat extensive aortic disease by a single-stage procedure. Surgical outcomes and follow-up data are summarized and analyzed...
  49. pmc Bacteroides fragilis aortic arch pseudoaneurysm: case report with review
    Hsin Ling Lee
    Institute of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Research Center, Medical College, National Cheng Kung University, 1 University Road, Tainan City, 70101 Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Cardiothorac Surg 3:29. 2008
    ....
  50. doi Staged repair of thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms using the elephant trunk technique: a consecutive series of 215 first stage and 120 complete repairs
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:605-14; discussion 614-5. 2008
    ..Repair of thoracic aneurysms (TA) involving the ascending, arch, and descending aorta results in substantial morbidity and mortality. This study evaluates outcomes with a two-stage elephant trunk (ET) technique...
  51. doi Progress of the treatment for extended aortic aneurysms; is the frozen elephant trunk technique the next standard in the treatment of complex aortic disease including the arch?
    Matthias Karck
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heidelberg University Hospital, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 33:1007-13. 2008
    ....
  52. ncbi Carotid artery stenting protected with an emboli containment system
    Patrick L Whitlow
    Department of Cardiology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Stroke 33:1308-14. 2002
    ..Fear of distal embolization and stroke has aroused concern regarding carotid stenting. Devices to protect the cerebral circulation may make carotid stenting safer...
  53. ncbi Management of aortic disease in Marfan Syndrome: a decision analysis
    Seo Young Kim
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:749-55. 2005
    ....
  54. ncbi Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms with aortocaval fistula
    M Vetrhus
    Regional Vascular Unit, Royal Liverpool, University Hospital, Liverpool, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 30:640-3. 2005
    ..To examine the risk of high-flow type II endoleak following endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm with aortocaval fistula...
  55. ncbi Optimization of aortic arch replacement with a one-stage approach
    Nicholas T Kouchoukos
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:S811-4; discussion S824-31. 2007
    ..We have used a one-stage approach for operative repair of most, or all, of the thoracic aorta...
  56. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of conventional and endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms: results of a randomized trial
    Monique Prinssen
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 46:883-890. 2007
    ..The Dutch Randomized Endovascular Aneurysm Management (DREAM) trial was undertaken to assess the balance of costs and effects of endovascular vs open aneurysm repair...
  57. 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...
  58. doi Undifferentiated mesenchymal stem cells seeded on a vascular prosthesis contribute to the restoration of a physiologic vascular wall
    Alain Mirza
    Labpart EA 3852, Cardiac and Vascular Surgery Department, CHU Trousseau Tourq, Tours, France
    J Vasc Surg 47:1313-21. 2008
    ..We evaluated the possibility of restoring a physiologic vascular wall using undifferentiated mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) seeded on a polyurethane vascular prosthesis...
  59. ncbi Heparin-bonded expanded polytetrafluoroethylene vascular graft for femoropopliteal and femorocrural bypass grafting: 1-year results
    Marc Bosiers
    Department of Vascular Surgery, St Blasius Hospital, Dendermonde, Belgium
    J Vasc Surg 43:313-8; discussion 318-9. 2006
    ..This study assessed the performance of a new heparin-bonded ePTFE vascular graft that was designed to provide resistance to thrombosis and thereby decrease early graft failures and possibly prolong patency...
  60. ncbi Diameter of abdominal aortic aneurysm and outcome of endovascular aneurysm repair: does size matter? A report from EUROSTAR
    Noud Peppelenbosch
    The EUROSTAR Data Registry Center, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 39:288-97. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the effect of the preoperative diameter of abdominal aortic aneurysms on the midterm outcome after endovascular abdominal aneurysm repair (EVAR)...
  61. pmc Pericyte-based human tissue engineered vascular grafts
    Wei He
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Biomaterials 31:8235-44. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate the feasibility of a pericyte-based TEVG and suggest that the pericytes play a role in maintaining patency of the TEVG as an arterial conduit...
  62. ncbi Intimal hyperplasia and hemodynamic factors in arterial bypass and arteriovenous grafts: a review
    Hiroaki Haruguchi
    Department of Surgery, Kidney Center, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, 162 8666, Tokyo, Japan
    J Artif Organs 6:227-35. 2003
    ..In ABGs, these designs appear to help decrease IH formation. In AVGs, however, they generally have not improved patency rates. In a high-flow system such as an AVG, more drastic changes in anastomotic design may be required...
  63. doi Manufacturing and placing a bespoke support for the Marfan aortic root: description of the method and technical results and status at one year for the first ten patients
    John Pepper
    Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 10:360-5. 2010
    ..The primary objective of this surgery was achieved in each case, reinforcing the ascending aorta whilst leaving the native aortic valve intact and conserving the blood/endothelium interface...
  64. doi Endovascular treatment of aortic pseudoaneurysm in Behçet disease
    Chang wei Liu
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    J Vasc Surg 50:1025-30. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the feasibility, efficacy, and outcome of endovascular therapy combined with immunosuppressive therapy for aortic pseudoaneurysms in patients with Behçet disease...
  65. ncbi Blood flow and structure interactions in a stented abdominal aortic aneurysm model
    Zhonghua Li
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, North Carolina State University, Campus Box 7910, 3198 Broughton Hall, Raleigh, NC 27695 7910, USA
    Med Eng Phys 27:369-82. 2005
    ..The time-varying drag force on the EVG exerted by physiological blood flow is unavoidable, where for patients with severe hypertension the risk of EVG migration is very high...
  66. ncbi Carotid artery stenting is associated with increased complications in octogenarians: 30-day stroke and death rates in the CREST lead-in phase
    Robert W Hobson
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, Newark 07101, USA
    J Vasc Surg 40:1106-11. 2004
    ..The occurrence of stroke and death was reviewed by an independent clinical events committee...
  67. doi Update on dedicated bifurcation stents
    Imad Sheiban
    From the Interventional Cardiology, Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Interv Cardiol 22:150-5. 2009
    ..The development of further drug-eluting platforms and larger controlled studies should demonstrate their clinical applicability, efficacy, and safety before they are widely incorporated into daily practice...
  68. ncbi Anatomic factors associated with acute endograft collapse after Gore TAG treatment of thoracic aortic dissection or traumatic rupture
    Bart E Muhs
    Division of Vascular Surgery, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:655-61. 2007
    ..This report evaluates potential causative anatomic factors that may increase the probability of endoprosthesis collapse in patients undergoing endovascular thoracic aneurysm repair (TEVAR)...
  69. ncbi Serious complications following endovascular thoracic aortic stent-graft repair for type B dissection
    Beate Neuhauser
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 33:58-63. 2008
    ..To describe our experience with endovascular stent-graft repairs in type B aortic dissection focusing on serious secondary complications resulting in immediate or late conversion to open repair...
  70. doi "The chimney graft"-a simple technique for endovascular repair of complex juxtarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms in no-option patients
    Suhail Allaqaband
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:1111-5. 2010
    ..An alternative that can be used in these patients is the so-called "chimney graft" technique. We report two cases where the chimney graft technique was used with good immediate results...
  71. doi Complications after aortic arch hybrid repair
    Philipp Geisbüsch
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Vasc Surg 53:935-41. 2011
    ..To analyze early and midterm complications after hybrid aortic arch repair (HAR)...
  72. doi Modified partial aortic root remodeling in acute type A aortic dissection
    Tatsuhiko Komiya
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki City, Okayama, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 8:306-9. 2009
    ..Our modified partial aortic root remodeling technique might be a useful surgical procedure if one or two Valsalva sinuses are affected in type A acute aortic dissection...
  73. doi Application of triple-branched stent graft for Stanford type A aortic dissection: potential risks
    Kangjun Shen
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, People s Republic of China
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:e12-7. 2012
    ..However, we found some potential risks, in our experience, of this technique. We compared this technique with total arch replacement combined with stented elephant trunk implantation in patients with acute Stanford type A dissection...
  74. ncbi Cerebral microembolization after protected carotid artery stenting in surgical high-risk patients: results of a 2-year prospective study
    Frank D Hammer
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital St Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    J Vasc Surg 42:847-53; discussion 853. 2005
    ....
  75. pmc Surgical treatment for retrograde type A aortic dissection after endovascular stent graft placement for type B dissection
    Shuyang Lu
    Shanghai Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 14:538-42. 2012
    ..There was no in-hospital mortality. The mean follow-up was 34.79 ± 19.37 months and eight patients are still alive. One patient was lost to follow-up. Surgical treatment for RTAD is a safe alternative and the results are encouraging...
  76. doi Endovascular total aortic arch replacement by in situ stent graft fenestration technique
    Bjorn Sonesson
    Vascular Center Malmö Lund, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    J Vasc Surg 49:1589-91. 2009
    ..The endovascular technique and devices used are herein described...
  77. doi Early and long-term outcome of total arch replacement using selective cerebral perfusion
    Masahito Minakawa
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, Hirosaki, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:72-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze mortality and morbidity of patients undergoing total arch replacement...
  78. doi Hybrid endovascular aortic arch repair using branched endoprosthesis: the second-generation "branched" open stent-grafting technique
    Kazuo Shimamura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:46-52; discussion 52-3. 2009
    ..In this study, we evaluated the efficacy of this new technique and assessed the early and midterm results...
  79. doi Triple-barrel graft as a novel strategy to preserve supra-aortic branches in arch-TEVAR procedures: clinical study and systematic review
    R Shahverdyan
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital of Cologne, Kerpener Str 62, D 50937 Cologne, Germany
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 45:28-35. 2013
    ..To report our early experience with total endovascular repair of aortic-arch aneurysm using double chimney-grafts and present a literature overview...
  80. doi One year outcomes of the United States regulatory trial of the Endurant Stent Graft System
    Michel S Makaroun
    Division of Vascular Surgery, UPMC Hospitals, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:601-8. 2011
    ..To report the 1-year outcomes of the United States (US) regulatory trial of the Endurant Stent Graft System (Medtronic Vascular), a new device for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA)...
  81. doi Transluminal stenting in type A acute aortic dissection: does the Djumbodis system have any impact on false lumen evolution?
    Fabio Ius
    Cardiothoracic Department, University Hospital, Udine, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1450-6. 2010
    ..We reviewed our experience with the transluminal placement of the Djumbodis system in the aortic arch and isthmus in patients with type A acute aortic dissection to assess its impact on true and false aortic lumen evolution...
  82. pmc The in vivo performance of small-caliber nanofibrous polyurethane vascular grafts
    Zuo Jun Hu
    Department of Vascular Surgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat Sen University, NO, 58 Zhongshan 2nd Road, Guangzhou, 510080, China
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:115. 2012
    ..In the present study, we examined the in vivo biocompatibility and stability of these grafts...
  83. doi Total endovascular debranching of the aortic arch
    R A Yoshida
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Department, Botucatu School of Medicine, Sao Paulo State University UNESP, Botucatu, SP, Brazil
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 42:627-30. 2011
    ..Significant morbidity and mortality are related to conventional aortic replacement surgery. Endovascular debranching techniques, fenestrated or branched endografts are time consuming and costly...
  84. pmc Open triple-branched stent graft placement for the surgical treatment of acute aortic arch dissection
    Xiaoning Sun
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, 180 Fenglin Road, Shanghai, 200032, China
    J Cardiothorac Surg 7:130. 2012
    ..The primary experience of open triple-branched stent graft placement for acute aortic arch dissection was reported...
  85. doi Thirty-day outcome and quality of life after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in octogenarians based on the Endurant Stent Graft Natural Selection Global Postmarket Registry (ENGAGE)
    Robert A Pol
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 56:27-35. 2012
    ..To determine 30-day outcome and quality of life after elective endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in octogenarians...
  86. doi Eight-year follow-up of endovascular repair of a brachiocephalic trunk aneurysm due to Takayasu's arteritis
    Domenico Angiletta
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 56:504-7. 2012
    ..A stent graft was safely and successfully deployed to exclude the aneurysm; assessment by vascular imaging at 8-year follow-up demonstrated the efficacy of the procedure...
  87. doi Novel sutureless telescoping anastomosis revascularization technique of supra-aortic vessels to simplify combined open endovascular procedures in the treatment of aortic arch pathologies
    Konstantinos P Donas
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Vasc Surg 51:836-41. 2010
    ..We report our clinical experience with the use of a sutureless telescoping anastomosis, initially described as the VORTEC (Viabahn Open Rebranching TEChnique) revascularization technique, for debranching of supra-aortic vessels...
  88. doi Outcomes following endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR): an anatomic and device-specific analysis
    Thomas A Abbruzzese
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:19-28. 2008
    ..In addition, the impact of performing EVAR both within and outside of specific instructions for use (IFU) for each device was examined...
  89. ncbi Results and mid-long-term follow-up of stent implantation for native and recurrent coarctation of the aorta
    Massimo Chessa
    Pediatric Cardiology Department and Adult with Congenital Heart Disease, GUCH Unit, Policlinico San Donato, San Donato M se, Milan, Italy
    Eur Heart J 26:2728-32. 2005
    ..In the last decades, stent implantation has been proposed as a reliable option for the treatment of coarctation of the aorta. In this setting, it seems to have some advantages, rendering it superior to angioplasty alone...
  90. ncbi Aortoesophageal fistula secondary to stent-graft repair of the thoracic aorta
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Endovasc Ther 11:161-7. 2004
    ..To report the incidence and management of aortoesophageal fistula (AEF) secondary to endovascular stent-graft repair of the descending thoracic aorta...
  91. doi Long-term results of the open stent-grafting technique for extended aortic arch disease
    Kazuo Shimamura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:1261-9. 2008
    ..This report elucidates the long-term safety and effectiveness of extended aortic arch replacement with an open stent-grafting technique from our 12 years of experience...
  92. doi Quality of life in patients with small abdominal aortic aneurysm: the effect of early endovascular repair versus surveillance in the CAESAR trial
    P De Rango
    Unit of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Hospital S M Misericordia, Loc S Andrea delle Fratte, 06134 Perugia, Italy
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 41:324-31. 2011
    ..To evaluate and compare changes over time in health-related quality of life reported by patients with small (4.1-5.4 cm) abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) undergoing endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) or surveillance...
  93. doi Compliance of abdominal aortic aneurysms before and after stenting with tissue doppler imaging: evolution during follow-up and correlation with aneurysm diameter
    Anne Long
    Vascular Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Reims, Reims, France
    Ann Vasc Surg 23:49-59. 2009
    ..Combining simultaneous MMSD records with actual intrasaccular pressure measurements in patients with and without endoleak would improve our understanding of the clinical pulsatility mechanism within AAA after EVAR...
  94. doi Penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer aneurysm of the innominate artery
    S M Yuan
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Vasa 38:263-6. 2009
    ..Open surgery was the treatment of choice for the ruptured aneurysm, while conservative treatment was recommended for the associated penetrating atherosclerotic ulcers of the descending aorta...
  95. ncbi Role and results of surgery in acute type B aortic dissection: insights from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection (IRAD)
    Santi Trimarchi
    Cardiovascular Center E Malan, Policlinico San Donato, Via Morandi 30, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Italy
    Circulation 114:I357-64. 2006
    ....
  96. doi Endovascular repair compared with surveillance for patients with small abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Kenneth Ouriel
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Columbia University and NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:1081-7. 2010
    ..Endovascular repair has been shown to be safer than open surgical repair in patients with large aneurysms, prompting a randomized trial of early endovascular repair vs surveillance in patients with small aneurysms...
  97. doi Innominate artery aneurysm with hemoptysis and airway compression in a patient with bovine aortic arch
    Ivan Constenla
    Section of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Vasc Surg 56:822-5. 2012
    ..Computed tomography angiography at 30 days showed a patent bypass, successful aneurysm exclusion, and improvement of the tracheal compression. The patient is currently asymptomatic at 12 months following the procedure...
  98. doi Arch aneurysm repair with long elephant trunk: a 10-year experience in 111 patients
    Koichi Toda
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Japan Labor Health and Welfare Organization Osaka Rosai Hospital, Sakai, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:16-22. 2009
    ..We studied the long-term outcome of arch aneurysm repair with a long elephant trunk (LET) anastomosed at the base of brachiocephalic artery...
  99. doi Cost-effectiveness of open versus endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm in the OVER trial
    Kevin T Stroupe
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Hines, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:901-9.e2. 2012
    ....
  100. ncbi Open surgical repair of 2286 thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
    Joseph S Coselli
    the Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:S862-4; discussion S890-2. 2007
    ..The purpose of this report is to update our experience with conventional open repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms...
  101. ncbi Optimal conduit size for extracardiac Fontan operation
    V Alexi-Meskishvili
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, German Heart Institute Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 18:690-5. 2000
    ..Lack of conduit growth potential and thrombogenicity are the main drawbacks of the extracardiac Fontan operation (ECFO). Optimal size of the conduit according to the patients age and inferior vena cava diameter has not been established...

Research Grants13

  1. ANABOLIC STEROIDS AND EXERCISE IN HEMODIALYSIS
    KIRSTEN JOHANSEN; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  2. 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. ..
  3. Antiproliferative Rx for venous neointimal hyperplasia
    Prabir Roy Chaudhury; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We believe that the results from this study could transform the clinical care of hemodialysis patients and at the same time result in the successful clinical application of local therapy for the treatment of neointimal hyperplasia...
  4. 2007 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference
    James Moore; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..By judicious selection of keynote speakers and workshops, we will offer students opportunities to experience emerging biomedical technologies that apply across disciplines. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Stented Artery Wall Stresses and Retenosis
    James Moore; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long-term goal is to use this information to help develop the next generation of stents in which the role of arterial mechanics is a prime consideration. ..
  6. Endothelial Cell Regulation of Smooth Muscle Phenotype
    Richard Powell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. VENTRICULAR DYNAMICS FROM SURGICALLY INSERTED MARKERS
    D Miller; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The knowledge gained should translate directly into more rational surgical as well as medical treatments for patients after an MI with CHF, CIMR, or both. ..
  8. MMP-9-Dependent Vessel Wall Remodeling is NO-Dependent
    Gilbert Upchurch; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  9. Effects of N-acetylcystein on Muscle Fatigue in ESRD
    KIRSTEN JOHANSEN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..To determine whether patients with ESRD generate excessive oxidative stress in response to exercise and whether muscle fatigue can be ameliorated by short-term treatment with N-acetylcysteine. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Homocysteine/Hypertension & Vascular Lesion Formation
    Peter Lin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Chronic Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Failure of a Mitral Control System?
    D Craig Miller; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This research is likely to lead to improved surgical treatments and medical therapies based on rational criteria, not only for chronic ischemic mitral regurgitation, but for other causes of mitral regurgitation, as well. ..
  12. Pathophysiology and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension
    Marc Moon; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..