surgical arteriovenous shunt

Summary

Summary: Surgical shunt allowing direct passage of blood from an artery to a vein. (From Dorland, 28th ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Treatment of failed native arteriovenous fistulae for hemodialysis by interventional radiology
    L Turmel-Rodrigues
    Department of Cardio Vascular Radiology, Clinique St Gatien, Tours, France
    Kidney Int 57:1124-40. 2000
  2. ncbi Management of thrombosed dialysis access: thrombectomy versus thrombolysis
    Ruth L Bush
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston VAMC 2002 Holcombe Boulevard 112, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 17:32-9. 2004
  3. ncbi Vascular access survival in children and young adults receiving long-term hemodialysis
    Ian J Ramage
    Renal Unit, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, Scotland
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:708-14. 2005
  4. ncbi EBPG on Vascular Access
    Jan Tordoir
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Maastricht, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:ii88-117. 2007
  5. ncbi Risk of vascular access thrombosis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus on hemodialysis
    S T Shafi
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Vasc Access 8:103-8. 2007
  6. ncbi Matrix metalloproteinase inhibition reduces intimal hyperplasia in a porcine arteriovenous-graft model
    Joris I Rotmans
    Department of Experimental Cardiology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 39:432-9. 2004
  7. pmc Increased shear stress with upregulation of VEGF-A and its receptors and MMP-2, MMP-9, and TIMP-1 in venous stenosis of hemodialysis grafts
    Sanjay Misra
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 294:H2219-30. 2008
  8. ncbi Hemodialysis vascular access survival: upper-arm native arteriovenous fistula
    Bradley S Dixon
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242 1081, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:92-101. 2002
  9. ncbi Recommended standards for reports dealing with arteriovenous hemodialysis accesses
    Anton N Sidawy
    Committee on Reporting Standards for Arterio Venous Accesses of The Society for Vascular Surgery and the American Association for Vascular Surgery, Washington, DC, USA
    J Vasc Surg 35:603-10. 2002
  10. ncbi Vascular access monitoring improves outcomes
    Jeffrey J Sands
    Fresenius Medical Care, Celebration, FL 34747, USA
    Blood Purif 23:45-9. 2005

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  1. ncbi Treatment of failed native arteriovenous fistulae for hemodialysis by interventional radiology
    L Turmel-Rodrigues
    Department of Cardio Vascular Radiology, Clinique St Gatien, Tours, France
    Kidney Int 57:1124-40. 2000
    ..We studied the feasibility, technical problems, safety, and effectiveness of percutaneous declotting of thrombosed native arteriovenous fistulae for hemodialysis...
  2. ncbi Management of thrombosed dialysis access: thrombectomy versus thrombolysis
    Ruth L Bush
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston VAMC 2002 Holcombe Boulevard 112, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 17:32-9. 2004
    ..Long-term patencies after a single revascularization procedure are meager, with a median of less than 90 days. This article will review prosthetic hemodialysis access graft declotting mechanisms and supporting literature...
  3. ncbi Vascular access survival in children and young adults receiving long-term hemodialysis
    Ian J Ramage
    Renal Unit, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, Scotland
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:708-14. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to compare CVL, AVF, and AVG survival and determine factors affecting their survival...
  4. ncbi EBPG on Vascular Access
    Jan Tordoir
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Maastricht, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:ii88-117. 2007
  5. ncbi Risk of vascular access thrombosis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus on hemodialysis
    S T Shafi
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Vasc Access 8:103-8. 2007
    ..Systemic lupus erythematous (SLE) patients have a high prevalence of anticardiolipin antibodies, but it is not clear whether these patients are at high risk of developing vascular access thrombosis...
  6. ncbi Matrix metalloproteinase inhibition reduces intimal hyperplasia in a porcine arteriovenous-graft model
    Joris I Rotmans
    Department of Experimental Cardiology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 39:432-9. 2004
    ....
  7. pmc Increased shear stress with upregulation of VEGF-A and its receptors and MMP-2, MMP-9, and TIMP-1 in venous stenosis of hemodialysis grafts
    Sanjay Misra
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 294:H2219-30. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi Hemodialysis vascular access survival: upper-arm native arteriovenous fistula
    Bradley S Dixon
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242 1081, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:92-101. 2002
    ..These results show that the UAF is a good alternative to an AVG for achieving Dialysis Outcomes Quality Initiative guidelines...
  9. ncbi Recommended standards for reports dealing with arteriovenous hemodialysis accesses
    Anton N Sidawy
    Committee on Reporting Standards for Arterio Venous Accesses of The Society for Vascular Surgery and the American Association for Vascular Surgery, Washington, DC, USA
    J Vasc Surg 35:603-10. 2002
    ....
  10. ncbi Vascular access monitoring improves outcomes
    Jeffrey J Sands
    Fresenius Medical Care, Celebration, FL 34747, USA
    Blood Purif 23:45-9. 2005
    ....
  11. ncbi The relation between vascular access flow and different types of vascular access with systemic hemodynamics in hemodialysis patients
    Edwin Wijnen
    Department of Internal Medicine and Surgery, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Artif Organs 29:960-4. 2005
    ..However, only a small percentage of patients with elbow/upperarm fistulae appeared to be in the risk zone for development of high-output cardiac failure...
  12. ncbi Gene polymorphism association studies in dialysis: vascular access
    Matthias Girndt
    Medical Department IV, University of the Saarland, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Semin Dial 20:63-7. 2007
    ..The role of pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokine gene polymorphisms as prognostic factors for vascular access is yet to be clearly defined...
  13. ncbi Ultrasonographic measurement of intima-media thickness of radial artery in pre-dialysis uraemic patients: comparison with histological examination
    Young Mi Ku
    Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:715-20. 2006
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the accuracy of high-resolution ultrasonography in measuring radial artery IMT in pre-dialysis uraemic patients...
  14. ncbi Restoration of thrombosed Brescia-Cimino dialysis fistulas by using percutaneous transluminal angioplasty
    Huei Lung Liang
    Department of Radiology, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, 386 Ta Chung 1st Rd, Kaohsiung, Taiwan 813, Republic of China
    Radiology 223:339-44. 2002
    ..To evaluate the authors' experience with a technique for management of thrombosed Brescia-Cimino arteriovenous fistula...
  15. pmc Endovascular management of immediate procedure-related complications of failed hemodialysis access recanalization
    Dong Hun Kim
    Department of Radiology, Chosun University Hospital
    Korean J Radiol 6:185-95. 2005
    ..It is essential that the interventionist be prepared to manage these complications appropriately when they arise...
  16. ncbi Interventional radiology in hemodialysis fistulae and grafts: a multidisciplinary approach
    Luc Turmel-Rodrigues
    Department of Cardiovascular Radiology, Clinique St Gatien, Place de la Cathedrale, F 37000 Tours, France
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 25:3-16. 2002
    ..To review the place of interventional radiology in arteriovenous access for hemodialysis...
  17. ncbi Percutaneous treatment of complications occurring during hemodialysis graft recanalization
    Constantinos T Sofocleous
    Department of Radiology Vascular and Interventional, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, University Hospital, C320 150 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ 07103 2406, USA
    Eur J Radiol 47:237-46. 2003
    ..To describe and evaluate percutaneous treatment methods of complications occurring during recanalization of thrombosed hemodialysis access grafts...
  18. ncbi Vascular access and all-cause mortality: a propensity score analysis
    Kevan R Polkinghorne
    Department of Nephrology, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:477-86. 2004
    ..Reducing catheter use and increasing the proportion of patients commencing hemodialysis with a mature AVF remain important clinical objectives...
  19. ncbi Vascular access stenosis: comparison of arteriovenous grafts and fistulas
    Ivan D Maya
    Division of Nephrology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:859-65. 2004
    ..There is little published literature comparing the features of stenosis between arteriovenous fistulas and grafts, relative outcomes of elective angioplasty, and clinical factors predictive of access patency after angioplasty...
  20. ncbi Increasing arteriovenous fistulas in hemodialysis patients: problems and solutions
    Michael Allon
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1900 University Boulevard, S THT 647, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Kidney Int 62:1109-24. 2002
    ..However, differences among dialysis units are likely to persist because of differences in gender, race, and co-morbidity mix of the patient population...
  21. ncbi Nitinol stents in hemodialysis access
    Timothy W I Clark
    Section of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:1037-40. 2004
  22. ncbi Percutaneous treatment of thrombosed primary arteriovenous hemodialysis access fistulae
    P Haage
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Technology, Aachen, Germany
    Kidney Int 57:1169-75. 2000
    ..We reviewed the efficacy of percutaneous intervention in acute thrombotic occlusion of native arteriovenous (AV) fistulae for hemodialysis...
  23. ncbi Establishment and maintenance of vascular access in incident hemodialysis patients: a prospective cost analysis
    Braden Manns
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:201-9. 2005
    ..01). Vascular access care is responsible for a significant proportion of health care costs in the first year of hemodialysis. These results support clinical practice guidelines that recommend preferential placement of a native fistula...
  24. ncbi Salvaging prosthetic dialysis fistulas with stents: forearm versus upper arm grafts
    Stephen Kolakowski
    Section of Vascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, 700 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:719-23. 2003
    ..We compared results of angioplasty with those of concomitant stent placement to treat thrombosed forearm hemodialysis grafts with results for upper arm grafts...
  25. ncbi Vascular access and increased risk of death among hemodialysis patients
    Stephen Pastan
    Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Kidney Int 62:620-6. 2002
    ..Hemodialysis with a venous catheter increases the risk of infection. The extent to which venous catheters are associated with an increased risk of death among hemodialysis patients has not been extensively studied...
  26. ncbi Haemodialysis vascular access problems in Canada: results from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS II)
    David C Mendelssohn
    Division of Nephrology, Humber River Regional Hospital, University of Toronto, Weston, ON, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:721-8. 2006
    ..Vascular access practice patterns are reported for a Canadian cohort of patients from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS II)...
  27. ncbi A patient centered decision making dialysis access algorithm
    I Davidson
    Division of Transplant, Department of Surgery, Parkland Memorial Hospital, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas TX 75235 8567, USA
    J Vasc Access 8:59-68. 2007
    ..This overview describes a dialysis access algorithm approach to the patient needing renal replacement therapy, considering long-term improved patient outcome as the ultimate objective...
  28. ncbi A new pumpless extracorporeal interventional lung assist in critical hypoxemia/hypercapnia
    Thomas Bein
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Crit Care Med 34:1372-7. 2006
    ..This requires extended technical and staff support...
  29. ncbi Adventitial remodeling with increased matrix metalloproteinase-2 activity in a porcine arteriovenous polytetrafluoroethylene grafts
    Sanjay Misra
    Department of Radiology, Division of Vascular Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Kidney Int 68:2890-900. 2005
    ....
  30. pmc Metallic stent placement in hemodialysis graft patients after insufficient balloon dilation
    Huei Lung Liang
    Department of Radiology, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Korean J Radiol 7:118-24. 2006
    ..We wanted to report our experience of metallic stent placement after insufficient balloon dilation in graft hemodialysis patients...
  31. ncbi Microsurgery in children for creation of arteriovenous fistulas in renal and non-renal diseases
    Pierre Bourquelot
    Angioaccess Department, Clinique Jouvenet, Paris, France
    Ther Apher Dial 7:498-503. 2003
    ..Microsurgery is mandatory for creation of arteriovenous fistulas, the best form of angioaccess for children treated by hemodialysis or requiring repeated access to blood in various non-renal diseases...
  32. ncbi Axillary loop grafts for hemodialysis access: midterm results from a single-center study
    Elixène Jean-Baptiste
    Service de Chirurgie Vasculaire, Hopital Saint Roch, University Hospital of Nice, 5 rue Pierre Devoluy, Nice, France
    J Vasc Surg 47:138-43. 2008
    ..This study reports our midterm results with arteriovenous axillary loop grafts (AVALG) and evaluates their role in construction of vascular access for patients on chronic hemodialysis...
  33. ncbi [Pumpless extracorporeal lung assist using arterio-venous shunt in severe ARDS. Experience with 30 cases]
    T Bein
    Klinik fur Anasthesiologie, Universitatsklinikum Regensburg
    Anaesthesist 53:813-9. 2004
    ..We report on a new system, which is characterised by a short circuit arterio-venous shunt using arterio-venous pressure gradient as driving force (pumpless extracorporeal lung assist [pECLA])...
  34. ncbi The relationship between the flow of arteriovenous fistula and cardiac output in haemodialysis patients
    Carlo Basile
    Division of Nephrology, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:282-7. 2008
    ..Aim of the present prospective study was to evaluate the relationship between Qa of arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) and CO in order to have a closer insight into this scarcely explored aspect of HD pathophysiology...
  35. ncbi Experience with autogenous arteriovenous access for hemodialysis in children and adolescents
    Wayne S Gradman
    Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90210, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 19:609-12. 2005
    ....
  36. ncbi Radiocephalic wrist arteriovenous fistula for hemodialysis: meta-analysis indicates a high primary failure rate
    P P G M Rooijens
    Department of Surgery, Medical Center Rijnmond Zuid, Location Clara, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 28:583-9. 2004
    ..To improve the precision of the estimates of primary failure rates and primary and secondary 1 year patency of radial-cephalic arteriovenous fistulas (RCAVF) for hemodialysis...
  37. ncbi Comparison of vascular access type in pediatric hemodialysis patients with respect to urea clearance, anemia management, and serum albumin concentration
    Deepa H Chand
    Section of Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension, Children s Hospital Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:303-8. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi Early arteriovenous fistula failure: a logical proposal for when and how to intervene
    Arif Asif
    Department of Medicine, Section of Interventional Nephrology, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:332-9. 2006
    ..In this context, the opportunity to salvage the AVF that fails early may be lost. This report reviews the process of AVF maturation and suggests a strategy for when and how to intervene to identify and salvage AVF with early failure...
  39. ncbi Patency of autogenous and polytetrafluoroethylene upper extremity arteriovenous hemodialysis accesses: a systematic review
    Thomas S Huber
    Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicien, Gainesville, 32610 0286, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:1005-11. 2003
    ..We undertook this study to test the hypothesis that patency rates for upper extremity autogenous hemodialysis arteriovenous accesses in adults are superior to those for PTFE counterparts...
  40. ncbi Managing the complications of long-term tunneled dialysis catheters
    Donald Schon
    Arizona Kidney Disease and Hypertension Center Surgery Center and Renal Section, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85012 2319, USA
    Semin Dial 16:314-22. 2003
    ..The topics reviewed include stenoses, thrombus formation, fibrin sheath formation, infections, and vascular ingrowth. Suggestions for management are also discussed...
  41. ncbi Hemodialysis arteriovenous fistula maturity: US evaluation
    Luc A Turmel-Rodrigues
    Radiology 227:906-7; author reply 907. 2003
  42. ncbi The effect of augmented hemodynamics on blood flow during arteriovenous carbon dioxide removal
    Jason B Jayroe
    Department of Surgery, Medicine and Anesthesia, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0528, USA
    ASAIO J 49:30-4. 2003
    ..Various levels of PEEP are well tolerated and thus allow a range of options during AVCO2R...
  43. ncbi Permanent hemodialysis vascular access survival in children and adolescents with end-stage renal disease
    Rita D Sheth
    Department of Pediatrics, and Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Kidney Int 62:1864-9. 2002
    ..Long-term survival of arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) and arteriovenous grafts (AVGs) in pediatric patients has not been well described...
  44. ncbi Venous pressure monitoring does not accurately predict access failure in children
    Deepa H Chand
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension, A 120, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 17:765-9. 2002
    ..3229). Dynamic venous pressure monitoring is not an adequate predictor of access thrombosis in pediatric patients...
  45. ncbi Hemodialysis vascular access preferences and outcomes in the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS)
    Eric W Young
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Division of Nephrology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Kidney Int 61:2266-71. 2002
    ..We investigated whether survival of grafts relative to fistulae was better in facilities with a preference for grafts, hypothesizing that such facilities may place more grafts because grafts produced superior outcomes...
  46. ncbi Pulmonary hypertension in patients with end-stage renal disease
    Mordechai Yigla
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Rambam Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Chest 123:1577-82. 2003
    ..The aims of this study were to evaluate the incidence of unexplained pulmonary hypertension (PH) among patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and to suggest possible etiologic factors...
  47. ncbi Vascular access use in Europe and the United States: results from the DOPPS
    Ronald L Pisoni
    University Renal Research and Education Association, The University of Michigan, Veteran s Administration Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Kidney Int 61:305-16. 2002
    ....
  48. ncbi Overcoming barriers to arteriovenous fistula creation and use
    Charmaine E Lok
    Semin Dial 16:189-96. 2003
    ....
  49. ncbi Transforming growth factor beta1 genotype polymorphisms determine AV fistula patency in hemodialysis patients
    Gunnar H Heine
    Medical Department IV, Nephrology, University Homburg, Homburg, Germany
    Kidney Int 64:1101-7. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that the TGF-beta1 genotype, by influencing the development of arteriovenous fistula stenosis, determines the risk for vascular access failure...
  50. ncbi Increased expression of hypoxia-inducible factor-1 alpha in venous stenosis of arteriovenous polytetrafluoroethylene grafts in a chronic renal insufficiency porcine model
    Sanjay Misra
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:260-5. 2008
    ....
  51. ncbi Prosthetic axillary-axillary arteriovenous straight access (necklace graft) for difficult hemodialysis patients: a prospective single-center experience
    Mohamed A Morsy
    South West Thames, Surrey and Sussex Renal Transplant Network, London, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 48:1251-4, 1254.e1. 2008
    ..We describe our experience with this procedure in a series of patients...
  52. ncbi Salvage of occluded autologous arteriovenous fistulae
    D Schon
    Arizona Kidney Disease and Hypertension Center, Lifeline Outpatient Surgery Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 36:804-10. 2000
    ..In addition, tPA is effective in this setting, in addition to UK. Salvage of occluded autologous AVFs should be attempted more frequently than is currently practiced and would result in improved hemodialysis patient outcomes...
  53. ncbi Effect of clopidogrel on early failure of arteriovenous fistulas for hemodialysis: a randomized controlled trial
    Laura M Dember
    Boston University, School of Medicine, Renal Section, EBRC 504, 650 Albany St, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    JAMA 299:2164-71. 2008
    ..Small, inconclusive trials have suggested that antiplatelet agents may reduce thrombosis of new fistulas...
  54. ncbi Arteriovenous graft with outflow in the proximal axillary vein
    Theodore H Teruya
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda VA Health Care System, Loma Linda, CA
    Ann Vasc Surg 23:95-8. 2009
    ..This procedure can be done as an outpatient surgery with a low complication rate. This procedure can preserve the dominant arm for future access and provides a possible alternative to surgery on another extremity...
  55. ncbi Salvage of thrombosed dialysis access grafts with venous anastomosis stents
    Vijay P Sreenarasimhaiah
    Division of Nephrology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Kidney Int 67:678-84. 2005
    ..The role of intravascular stents in patients who have failed angioplasty or surgical revision at the venous anastomosis has not been fully elucidated, particularly in older grafts that have previously undergone multiple procedures...
  56. ncbi Procedural success and patency after percutaneous treatment of thrombosed autogenous arteriovenous dialysis fistulas
    Dheeraj K Rajan
    Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Medical Imaging, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network University of Toronto, 399 Bathurst Street, 3 525, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2A8, Canada
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 13:1211-8. 2002
    ..To retrospectively evaluate success and midterm patency after percutaneous thrombectomy, lytic therapy, and angioplasty for thrombosed autogenous arteriovenous dialysis fistulas...
  57. ncbi Access blood flow as a predictor of early failures of native arteriovenous fistulas in hemodialysis patients
    Y O Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Nephrol 21:221-5. 2001
    ..Our data suggest that access blood flow measurements using color doppler ultrasound during early postoperative periods are useful parameters in predicting an early failure of a native AVF in hemodialysis patients...
  58. ncbi Angioplasty for arteriovenous grafts and fistulae
    Gerald A Beathard
    RMS Lifeline, Austin, TX 78731, USA
    Semin Nephrol 22:202-10. 2002
    ..The technique has been shown to be safe, easily performed, and effective. Details of the procedure, supplies used, complications and their management, and results are reviewed in detail...
  59. ncbi A trial of detecting impending access-graft failure by simplified weekly flow monitoring
    D Vilkomerson
    DVX, LLC, Kingston, NJ 08528, USA
    Int J Artif Organs 28:237-43. 2005
    ..It is hoped that this trial of the new method will establish it as an effective means of extending access-graft life...
  60. ncbi Creation of secondary arteriovenous fistulas: maximizing fistulas in prevalent hemodialysis patients
    Arif Asif
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Semin Dial 18:420-4. 2005
    ..In the ongoing effort to optimize vascular health status, we suggest that during percutaneous interventions, patients should routinely have identification of vessels suitable for creation of a secondary AVF...
  61. ncbi Risk factors for early failure of native arteriovenous fistulas
    T Ernandez
    Division of Nephrology, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Nephron Clin Pract 101:c39-44. 2005
    ..However, this kind of vascular access has a high rate of early failure (early thrombosis or non-maturation). Our aim was to examine whether clear risk factors for early AVF failure could be identified in our patients...
  62. ncbi Effect of time on sensitivity and specificity of access flow in predicting thrombosis
    William F Weitzel
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Semin Dial 16:498-501. 2003
    ..These data further imply that the discriminative value of access flow monitoring appears to be highly dependent on time from the flow measurement, improving with shorter time intervals from the measurement...
  63. ncbi European guidelines for vascular access: clinical algorithms on vascular access for haemodialysis
    Jan H Tordoir
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    EDTNA ERCA J 29:131-6. 2003
    ..Additionally, the use of algorithms facilitates the decision-making when treating complications by all physicians dedicated to this field of healthcare...
  64. ncbi Exotic arteriovenous fistulas for hemodialysis
    S Hazinedaroglu
    Department of Nephrology, Ankara University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
    Transplant Proc 36:59-64. 2004
    ..Another advantage of this procedure is the avoidance of undesired femoral interventions; sometimes it may be the only opportunity and lifesaving for the patient...
  65. ncbi Impact of surgeon and surgical center characteristics on choice of permanent vascular access
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Kidney Int 64:681-9. 2003
    ..The impact of the surgeon and surgical center characteristics on choice of autogenous arteriovenous (AV) fistula versus artificial AV graft as permanent vascular access for hemodialysis has not been studied...
  66. ncbi Vascular access for hemodialysis: the impact on morbidity and mortality
    Biagio R Di Iorio
    Nephrology and Dialysis Unit, A Landolfi Hospital of Solofra, Avellino, Italy
    J Nephrol 17:19-25. 2004
    ..This study, using registry data, evaluated the morbidity and mortality risk associated with the use of different permanent vascular access (VA) in a HD patient cohort...
  67. ncbi Cardiovascular comorbidity and late referral impact arteriovenous fistula survival: a prospective multicenter study
    Pietro Ravani
    Section of Nephrology, Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Cremona Hospital, Italy
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:204-9. 2004
    ..It is concluded that cardiovascular disease, late referral, temporary catheters, and early cannulation are associated with impaired AVF survival. It is recommended that AVF be allowed to mature at least 1 mo before cannulation...
  68. ncbi The initial creation of native arteriovenous fistulas: surgical aspects and their impact on the practice of nephrology
    Klaus Konner
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Merheim Hospital, Cologne, Germany
    Semin Dial 16:291-8. 2003
    ..The impact of a high quality of initial vascular access on the practice of nephrology is mentioned. Closing remarks try to define a vascular access team as the optimal option for future management of vascular access...
  69. ncbi Expression of hypoxia inducible factor-1 alpha, macrophage migration inhibition factor, matrix metalloproteinase-2 and -9, and their inhibitors in hemodialysis grafts and arteriovenous fistulas
    Sanjay Misra
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street Southwest, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:252-9. 2008
    ..The present study tested the hypothesis that there are differences in the expression patterns of HIF-1 alpha, MIF, MMP-2, MMP-9, and TIMPs in specimens removed from patients with AVFs and PTFE grafts...
  70. ncbi Preexisting intimal hyperplasia of radial artery is associated with early failure of radiocephalic arteriovenous fistula in hemodialysis patients
    Young Ok Kim
    Departments of Internal Medicine, Surgery, and Clinical Pathology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:422-8. 2003
    ..Therefore, we designed this study to: (1) investigate clinical risk factors for IH, and (2) determine whether preexisting IH of the radial artery is associated with early failure of a radiocephalic AVF...
  71. ncbi Complications of percutaneous treatment of thrombosed hemodialysis access grafts
    Francis L Weng
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Renal, Electrolyte, and Hypertension Division, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Semin Dial 16:257-62. 2003
    ..This article reviews the epidemiology, clinical significance, and management of these complications...
  72. ncbi Randomized controlled trial of prophylactic repair of hemodialysis arteriovenous graft stenosis
    Laura M Dember
    Renal Sections of Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 66:390-8. 2004
    ..The present study is a randomized trial comparing prophylactic repair of AV graft stenosis with repair at the time of thrombosis...
  73. ncbi Utility of static pressure ratio recording during angioplasty of arteriovenous graft stenosis
    Arif Asif
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Semin Dial 19:551-6. 2006
    ..33 +/- 0.02). Qa increased significantly in 74 of 83 (89%) procedures (before = 572 +/- 201, after = 1109 +/- 368 ml/min; p < 0.001). SPR measurements can assist in hemodynamic assessment of an AVG during angioplasty procedure...
  74. ncbi Vascular access outcomes and medication use: a USRDS study
    Alexander S Yevzlin
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53713, USA
    Semin Dial 19:535-9. 2006
    ..Antiplatelet agents had a significant negative association with access patency in this cohort. In contrast to other published data, it was difficult to identify any beneficial effect of specific medications on access patency...
  75. ncbi Cutting balloon angioplasty: is it the key to access?
    Robert M Schainfeld
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:255-7. 2008
  76. ncbi [Does early vascular access intervention therapy reduce acute obstruction and reconstruction of arterial-venous fistula?]
    Toru Yamada
    The Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University
    Hinyokika Kiyo 52:699-703. 2006
    ..001). The number of fistula reconstructions significantly decreased from 59 to 22 (P<0.001). Early VAIVT for VA stenosis could decrease acute VA obstruction and fistula reconstruction without increasing the total number of VAIVT...
  77. ncbi Effect of secondary interventions on patency of vascular access sites for hemodialysis
    F Karakayali
    Department of General Surgery, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 32:701-9. 2006
    ..To determine the impact of secondary procedures performed to maintain arteriovenous fistula (AVF) and arteriovenous graft (AVG) patency...
  78. ncbi The role of mineral metabolism and inflammation on dialysis vascular access failure
    M Morena
    Biochemistry Laboratory, Lapeyronie University Hospital, Montpellier, France
    J Vasc Access 7:77-82. 2006
    ..These results, which confirm that VA thrombosis occurs more frequently upon preexisting stenosis, also demonstrate that mineral metabolism disorders, compared to inflammation, may contribute to VA dysfunction leading to thrombosis...
  79. ncbi Intermediate-term patency of upper arm arteriovenous fistulae for hemodialysis access in children
    Ramanath N Haricharan
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:147-51. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to estimate the 2-year cumulative thrombosis-free survival of basilic vein transposition (BVT) and brachiocephalic fistulae in children...
  80. ncbi Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors maintain polytetrafluroethylene graft patency
    Atul Sajgure
    Sahyadri Specialty Hospital, Maharashtra, India, and University of Virginia, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, VA 24153, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:1390-8. 2007
    ..This study determines the impact of ACEI use on access patency in both polytetrafluroethylene (PTFE) grafts and fistulas...
  81. ncbi The effect of implementation of an optimized care protocol on the outcome of arteriovenous hemodialysis access surgery
    Hans Flu
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Haga Hospital, The Hague, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 48:659-68. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the influence of the new optimized care protocol on the incidence of revisions (surgical and endovascular) and patency rates...
  82. ncbi Endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene intron 4 (VNTR) polymorphism and vascular access graft thrombosis
    Ozgur Basaran
    Department of General Surgery, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    J Invest Surg 20:49-53. 2007
    ..01, p = .01 and p = .04 for the three respective time points; Kaplan-Meier). ecNOS gene intron 4 VNTR polymorphism is linked with the pathogenesis of vascular access thrombosis in Turkish patients undergoing hemodialysis...
  83. ncbi Noninvasive methods to identify early vascular access dysfunction
    Jordana L Soule
    The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 20:164-6. 2007
    ..This article reviews the increasing evidence supporting surveillance of arteriovenous (AV) hemodialysis access and the various strategies and techniques available for detection of a failing access...
  84. ncbi Primary patency rates of AV fistulas and the effect of patient variables
    M Field
    The Vascular Unit, University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust, UK
    J Vasc Access 9:45-50. 2008
    ..In addition, an attempt has been made to address the main issue of survival rates in this high risk patient population...
  85. ncbi Femororenal arteriovenous graft: a viable option for hemodialysis access
    Azeem R Khan
    Department of Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 22:136-9. 2008
    ..In this case report, we present an alternative choice for an arteriovenous graft, left common femoral artery to left renal vein, in a patient with limited vascular access options...
  86. ncbi Can the National Kidney Foundation guidelines for first-time arteriovenous fistula creation be met in underserved end-stage renal disease patients?
    Arezou Yaghoubian
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA
    Ann Vasc Surg 22:5-10. 2008
    ..In an underserved population, NKF guidelines for native AVF for first-time access can be superseded with an excellent 1-year patency, despite late presentation...
  87. ncbi Use of the Vectra polyetherurethaneurea graft for dialysis access in HIV-positive patients with end-stage renal disease
    A Frederick Schild
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 41:506-8. 2007
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  88. ncbi Unusual vascular access for hemodialysis: transposed venae comitante of the brachial artery
    Hossam A Elwakeel
    Vascular Surgery Unit, Mansoura University Hospital, Mansoura, Egypt
    Ann Vasc Surg 21:560-3. 2007
    ..Brachial artery to its transposed venae comitante fistula is an alternative access which can be used as a tertiary autogenous access...
  89. ncbi Color Doppler ultrasonography percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of vascular access grafts
    G Bacchini
    Department of Nephrology and Dialysis, A Manzoni Hospital, Lecco, Italy
    J Vasc Access 8:81-5. 2007
    ..This PTA under CDU guidance allows patients to avoid surgical intervention, hospitalization, and adverse reactions to contrast media and exposure to ionizing radiation, with reduced cost and with better graft survival...
  90. ncbi Cutting balloon angioplasty for resistant venous stenoses of dialysis access: immediate and patency results
    Chih Cheng Wu
    Department of Medicine, Hsinchu General Hospital and School of Medicine, Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:250-4. 2008
    ..To evaluate the technical success, safety and patency of cutting balloon angioplasty for the treatment of resistant dialysis access stenoses...
  91. ncbi Brachial vein transposition arteriovenous fistula: is it an acceptable option for chronic dialysis vascular access?
    P J Torina
    Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Vasc Access 9:39-44. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the midterm performance of brachial vein arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) and to compare this performance with arteriovenous grafts (AVGs) and basilic vein transposition AVFs...
  92. ncbi Expected flow parameters within hemodialysis access and selection for remedial intervention of nonmaturing conduits
    Martin R Back
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 42:150-8. 2008
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  93. ncbi Percutaneous interventions in dialysis access
    Christopher H Gram
    Surgical Specialists of Decatur, Decatur, Illinois 62521, USA
    Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 18:318-21. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, despite these limitations, a percutaneous approach has become first-line therapy in dialysis access management...
  94. ncbi [Analysis of the survival of permanent vascular access ports]
    J A Rodriguez
    Hospital General Universitario Vall d Hebron, Servicio de Nefrologia, Barcelona
    Nefrologia 21:260-73. 2001
    ....
  95. ncbi Experience with cryopreserved cadaveric femoral vein allografts used for hemodialysis access
    Robert L Madden
    Department of Surgery, Transplant Division, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 18:453-8. 2004
    ..These allografts are more resistant to infection but significantly more susceptible to aneurysms. When used, vein allografts should be monitored aggressively for the development of aneurysms...
  96. ncbi Patency rates and complications of Exxcel yarn-wrapped polytetrafluoroethylene grafts versus Gore-tex stretch polytetrafluoroethylene grafts: a prospective study
    Po Jen Ko
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Shing Street, Kweishan, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
    Surg Today 34:409-12. 2004
    ..Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) has long been used for hemodialysis access when there is no suitable superficial vein. We conducted a prospective randomized study to compare two PTFE grafts; the stretch Gore-tex graft and the Exxcel graft...
  97. ncbi The reverse upper arm curved graft with ringed PTFE graft as an alternative vascular access procedure for hemodialysis
    C L Kao
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 45:55-7. 2004
    ..During reimplantation of the graft, it is sometimes not convenient to dissect out the vessels to be grafted, especially around the venous anastomotic site and under local anesthesia...
  98. ncbi Outcomes of upper arm arteriovenous fistulas for maintenance hemodialysis access
    Jason T Fitzgerald
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Arch Surg 139:201-8. 2004
    ..Our aim was to review our experience with 3 types of upper arm arteriovenous fistula (AVF) to ascertain whether they are reasonable alternatives to radiocephalic fistulas and which, if any, have superior performance...
  99. ncbi Hypercoagulable states and antithrombotic strategies in recurrent vascular access site thrombosis
    Susan I O'Shea
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:541-8. 2003
    ..Prospective studies are needed to evaluate the role and safety of antithrombotic agents in improving vascular access graft patency...
  100. ncbi Medical factors affecting patency of arteriovenous access
    Christopher J Abularrage
    Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 17:25-31. 2004
    ..Treatment is aimed at improving quality of life, as well as decreasing morbidity and hospital admissions in this difficult patient population...
  101. ncbi Strategies of arteriovenous dialysis access
    Jonathan M Weiswasser
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, George Washington and Georgetown Universities, Washington, DC 20422, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 17:10-8. 2004
    ..When both the upper and lower aspects of both upper extremities have been exhausted, the surgeon should consider access insertion elsewhere, such as the lower extremity...

Research Grants32

  1. HEMODIALYSIS VASCULAR ACCESS CLINICAL TRIALS CONSORTIUM
    Michael Allon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The primary endpoint will be fistula thrombosis within 6 weeks, and the secondary endpoint will be the ability to use the fistula successfully for dialysis within 6 months. ..
  2. 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...
  3. Homocysteine/Hypertension & Vascular Lesion Formation
    Peter Lin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Vascular Access in Hemodialysis Patients
    Michael Allon; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The applicant will assist the trainees in acquiring the conceptual skills, research experience, and motivation required to pursue a successful career in Academic Nephrology. ..
  5. EARLY DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF DIALYSIS GRAFT STENOSIS
    Michelle Robbin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Access patency will be followed for at least 2 years, or until placement of a new access. All other aspects of the patients' medical and dialysis care will follow usual medical standards. ..
  6. Pediatric Cardiac Monitor for Extracorporeal Life Support
    Nikolai Krivitski; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  7. Dialysis Access Consortium Clinical Trials
    LAURA DEMBER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  8. Fiber Bundle Volume and Clearance During Hemodialysis
    Nikolai Krivitski; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This technology will improve hemodialysis outcomes, reduce management costs, and improve the quality of life for hemodialysis patients. A low cost, portable device will be successfully marketable in every hemodialysis center and ICU. ..
  9. Flow Measurement at Dialysis Access Salvage
    Nikolai Krivitski; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We aim to market this device to surgical and interventional radiology and interventional radiology suites worldwide. ..
  10. Collagen-Binding Integrins in Intimal Hyperplasia
    Eric Choi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Next, we plan to understand the role of collagenases in the interplay of SMC migration on native collagen. Finally, we will block the critical pathways of SMC migration in vivo to eliminate intimal lesion formation. ..
  11. Hospital and Community Acquired Acute Renal Failure
    Glenn Chertow; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This study will efficiently inform the Nephrology community by providing a foundation of fundamental information (ARF definitions, incidence, consequences and costs) upon which a clinical trials network can be built. ..
  12. MECHANISMS OF HYPOALBUMINEMIA IN ENDSTAGE RENAL DISEASE
    George Kaysen; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We will further establish the effect of KT/V, dialyzer permeability and reuse on changes in albumin, nutritional status and acute phase response. ..
  13. Effect of lipid modification on peripheral arterial disease (PAD)
    Christie Ballantyne; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Finally, these studies will advance our understanding of the molecular mechanisms of inflammation and thrombosis associated with aggressive lipid modification. ..
  14. 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. ..
  15. Ischemic Stroke Treatment with Microbubbles, a Novel Clot Lysis Therapeutic
    William C Culp; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our proposed pilot study will determine which of these treatments is most successful, and future studies will further explore that treatment. (End of Abstract) ..
  16. Thrombus resolution is CXC chemokine dependent
    Peter Henke; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Clonal Selection in Diabetic Nephropathy
    Oliver Lenz; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The long-term goal of our proposal is to characterize the role of clonal selection in glomerular disease, and identify new targets for screening, prevention, and intervention in the pathogenesis of diabetic nephropathy. ..
  18. GENERAL CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER
    Steve Schwab; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We have significantly strengthened our association with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and have an Assistant Director centered there. ..
  19. Oxidative Stress and Hemodialysis Access Failure
    MIRIAM WEISS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Specific Aim C: To compare the success rates of prophylactic angioplasty when non-invasive techniques demonstrate decreased flow in the hemodialysis access in alpha-tocopherol-treated versus placebo-treated patients. ..
  20. RADIATION ARTERIOPATHY IN A TRANSGENIC AV FISTULA MODEL
    Michael Lawton; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If NO and TGF-01 are involved in the radiation arteriopathy of AVMs, they might be used to enhance the efficacy of conventional stereotactic radiosurgery as part of a gene therapy for high-grade cerebral AVMs. ..
  21. Role of 10-formyldihydrofolate in purine biosynthesis
    Tsunenobu Tamura; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If this pathway is proven, derivatives of 10-HCO-H2folate could be used to inhibit de novo purine biosynthesis for developing new anticancer drugs. ..
  22. Targeting Calcium Cycling in a Pre-Clinical Model of Cardiac Dysfunction
    ROGER JOSEPH HAJJAR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  23. MORPHOLOGY AND FUNCTION OF BRAIN VESSELS
    GARY BAUMBACH; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These studies should provide important new insight into the mechanisms of vascular remodeling. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. Regression of cardiac hypertrophy
    ROGER JOSEPH HAJJAR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..An understanding of the role of these novel and specific signaling pathways linking events at the level of the membranes to the reversal of hypertrophy would help identify targets for future therapeutic efforts. ..
  25. Adenoviral Gene Transfer of Ca2+ ATPase in Heart Failure
    Roger Hajjar; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  26. Pediatric Thin-Film TiNi Catheter-Based Heart Valve
    Daniel Levi; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Phase II studies will focus on accelerated wear testing, long-term in vivo animal testing, and manufacturing issues. ..
  27. Medical Maintenance of Hemodialysis Vascular Access (DAC)
    Miguel Vazquez; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The health care cost of maintaining adequate vascular access should also decrease from its current rate of over one billion dollars per year. ..
  28. PICOT and Cardiac Hypertrophy
    ROGER JOSEPH HAJJAR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  29. Genetic Editing of Ca Cycling in Diabetic Cardiomyopathy
    ROGER JOSEPH HAJJAR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Animal models of type 1 and type 2 diabetes will be utilized in addition to primary cultures of human and adult rats ventricular myocytes. ..
  30. K and Ca Channels in Cardiac Hypertrophy and Failure
    Roger Hajjar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. ARGINASE AND ARTERIAL INJURY
    William Durante; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....