Genomes and Genes
Summary: The condition of an anatomical structure's being constricted beyond normal dimensions.
Publications228 found, 100 shown here
- Predictors of ischemic stroke in the territory of a symptomatic intracranial arterial stenosisScott E Kasner
Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Circulation 113:555-63. 2006..A prespecified aim of WASID was to identify patients at highest risk for stroke in the territory of the stenotic artery who would be the target group for a subsequent trial comparing intracranial stenting with medical therapy...
- Frequency and clinical outcome of capsule retention during capsule endoscopy for GI bleeding of obscure originDawn M Sears
Division of Gastoenterology, Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Texas A and M Health Sciences Center, Temple, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 60:822-7. 2004..Regional transit abnormality refers to slowed capsule movement during capsule endoscopy. The frequency and clinical outcome of capsule retention and regional transit abnormalities are unknown...
- Restenosis after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in the femoropopliteal segment: the role of inflammationM Schillinger
Department of Angiology, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
J Endovasc Ther 8:477-83. 2001..To determine the value of baseline C-reactive protein (CPR), fibrinogen, and white blood cell (WBC) counts in predicting 1-year patency after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) in the femoropopliteal segment...
- Oxidative stress and increased expression of growth factors in lesions of failed hemodialysis accessM F Weiss
Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 37:970-80. 2001..ET-1 staining was most intense in the neointima and pseudointima. This study showed histochemical colocalization of markers of oxidative stress with growth factors known to contribute to intimal hyperplasia...
- Predictors of complication and suboptimal weight loss after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a series of 188 patientsRichard A Perugini
Department of Surgery and the Informatics Unit, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
Arch Surg 138:541-5; discussion 545-6. 2003..An analysis of patients undergoing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) may identify factors predictive of complication and of suboptimal weight loss...
- Vascular access stenosis: comparison of arteriovenous grafts and fistulasIvan 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...
- Celiac axis stenosis: incidence and etiologies in asymptomatic individualsC M Park
Department of Radiology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Korean J Radiol 2:8-13. 2001..3% and the most important etiology was extrinsic compression by the median arcuate ligament of the diaphragm. Atherosclerosis was only a minor cause of the condition...
- The impact of circular stapler diameter on the incidence of gastrojejunostomy stenosis and weight loss following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypassJon Charles Gould
Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 600 Highland Avenue, K4 762 Clinical Science Center, Madison, WI 53792 7375, USA
Surg Endosc 20:1017-20. 2006..Gastrojejunostomy stenosis after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is a common occurrence. The incidence varies widely among reported series. We evaluated the impact of circular stapler size on the rate of stenosis and weight loss...
- Results of reoperations in colorectal anastomotic stricturesR D Schlegel
Department of Digestive Surgery, , University of Paris VI (Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
Dis Colon Rectum 44:1464-8. 2001..For a stenosis located in the middle and lower rectum, Soave's procedure offers a good alternative, with satisfactory long-term functional results. Whichever technique is used, a permanent colostomy should rarely be required...
- Management of benign rectal strictures: a review of present therapeutic proceduresG Garcea
Colorectal Department, The Leicester General Hospital, and the dagger Colorectal Department, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, United Kingdom
Dis Colon Rectum 46:1451-60. 2003..Case reports detailing a particular treatment option abound in the surgical literature. An overall précis of the different techniques available is presented, with a comparison of their relative strengths and weaknesses...
- Hemodialysis vascular access dysfunction: a cellular and molecular viewpointPrabir Roy-Chaudhury
Division of Nephrology, MSB G 251, University of Cincinnati, 231 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0585
J Am Soc Nephrol 17:1112-27. 2006....
- A multicenter, site-independent, blinded study to compare the diagnostic accuracy of contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography using 1.0M gadobutrol (Gadovist) to intraarterial digital subtraction angiography in body arteriesFritz K W Schaefer
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein Campus Kiel, Arnold Heller Strasse 9, 24105 Kiel, Germany
Eur J Radiol 61:315-23. 2007..Prospective evaluation of diagnostic accuracy of single field-of-view contrast-enhanced MR Angiography (ceMRA) with 1.0M gadobutrol compared to intraarterial DSA in body arteries...
- Warfarin vs aspirin for symptomatic intracranial stenosis: subgroup analyses from WASIDS E Kasner
Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Neurology 67:1275-8. 2006....
- Venous outflow obstruction: An underestimated contributor to chronic venous diseasePeter Neglen
River Oaks Hospital, Flowood, MS 39232, USA
J Vasc Surg 38:879-85. 2003....
- Surgeon-performed endoscopic dilatation of symptomatic gastrojejunal anastomotic strictures following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypassRobert L Bell
Division of General Surgery, Maryland Center for Videoscopic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Obes Surg 13:728-33. 2003..Gastrojejunal anastomotic strictures develop in 4.7 to 27% of patients undergoing laparoscopic RYGBP. This paper details two endoscopic techniques for dilating gastrojejunal anastomotic strictures...
- Gastrojejunal strictures following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesityD Goitein
Department of Surgery, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 4800 Friendship Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Surg Endosc 19:628-32. 2005..Diagnosis is made by endoscopy and/or radiographic studies. Therapeutic options include endoscopic dilation and surgical revision...
- Successful bronchoscopic balloon dilation of nonmalignant tracheobronchial obstruction without fluoroscopyMartin L Mayse
Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
Chest 126:634-7. 2004..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of bronchoscopic balloon dilation (BBD) without fluoroscopy for relief of tracheobronchial obstruction...
- Obstructive lesions of the inferior vena cava: clinical features and endovenous treatmentSeshadri Raju
University of Mississippi Medical Center and River Oaks Hospital, Flowood, MS, USA
J Vasc Surg 44:820-7. 2006..Many have chronic symptoms, but often only one limb is affected. We describe the clinical features in a series of 120 patients seen over a 10-year period and the results of successful stent placement in 99 limbs...
- Stricture dilation after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypassThomas R Rossi
Department of Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, 624 N E Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL 61603 3135, USA
Am J Surg 189:357-60. 2005..However, laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) may result in gastrojejunal (GJ) stricture, requiring treatment in up to 27% of patients...
- Complications at gastrojejunostomy after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: comparison between 21- and 25-mm circular staplersW Jay Suggs
Department of Surgery, University Medical Center at Princeton, Princeton, New Jersey 08852, USA
Surg Obes Relat Dis 3:508-14. 2007..The purpose of this study was to compare the complication rate of GJ performed with the 21- and 25-mm circular staplers...
- Early results after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: effect of the learning curveChristopher G Andrew
Department of Surgery, University of Manitoba, St Boniface General Hospital, Winnipeg
Can J Surg 49:417-21. 2006..This study was performed to evaluate the safety and short-term efficacy of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) for morbid obesity and to describe the relation between learning curve and short-term outcomes...
- Gastrojejunal anastomotic strictures following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery: analysis of 1291 patientsLester Carrodeguas
The Bariatric Institute, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida 33331, USA
Surg Obes Relat Dis 2:92-7. 2006....
- Criteria for defining significant central vein stenosis with duplex ultrasoundNicos Labropoulos
Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 150 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ 07103 USA
J Vasc Surg 46:101-7. 2007..To determine criteria for a clinically significant vein stenosis with duplex ultrasound (DU) in patients with signs and symptoms of central venous outflow obstruction...
- Sirolimus-eluting versus bare stents after suboptimal infrapopliteal angioplasty for critical limb ischemia: enduring 1-year angiographic and clinical benefitDimitris Siablis
Department of Radiology Angiography Suite, University Hospital of Patras, Rion, Greece
J Endovasc Ther 14:241-50. 2007....
- Predicting stricture in morbidly obese patients undergoing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a logistic regression analysisRobin P Blackstone
Scottsdale Bariatric Center at Scottsdale Healthcare, 10200 N 92nd Street, Suite 225, Scottsdale, AZ 85258, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 11:403-9. 2007..Gastroesophageal reflux disease and age were each shown to be statistically significant independent predictors of stricture following laparoscopic gastric bypass...
- Coronary sinus compression: an early computed tomographic sign of cardiac tamponadeMenachem M Gold
Department of Radiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
J Comput Assist Tomogr 32:72-7. 2008..To determine retrospectively the distinguishing features of cardiac tamponade on conventional chest computed tomography (CT)...
- Comparison between a linear versus a macrocyclic contrast agent for whole body MR angiography in a clinical routine settingAchim Seeger
Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Hoppe Seyler Str, 3, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 10:63. 2008..0 M macrocyclic contrast agent (gadobutrol, n = 80 patients) with a 0.5 M linear contrast agent (gadopentetate dimeglumine, n = 85 patients) on a 1.5 T whole body MR system. Digital subtraction angiography served as standard of reference...
- Subintimal angioplasty in the treatment of chronic lower limb ischemiaSung Ki Cho
Department of Radiology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Korean J Radiol 7:131-8. 2006..To present our experience with subintimal angioplasty (SA) for treatment of chronic lower limb ischemia (CLLI) and to assess its effectiveness and durability...
- Successful endoscopic management of gastrojejunal anastomotic strictures after Roux-en-Y gastric bypassKevin J Peifer
Division of Gastroenterology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 66:248-52. 2007..Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is the most frequently performed bariatric surgery for morbid obesity. Gastrojejunal anastomotic strictures are a relatively frequent postoperative complication...
- Iliac vein compression in an asymptomatic patient populationMelina R Kibbe
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill, USA
J Vasc Surg 39:937-43. 2004..Therefore the purpose of this descriptive anatomic study was to determine the incidence of left common iliac vein compression in an asymptomatic population...
- Heme oxygenase-1 gene promoter microsatellite polymorphism is associated with restenosis after percutaneous transluminal angioplastyM Exner
Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
J Endovasc Ther 8:433-40. 2001..A dinucleotide repeat in the promoter region of the HO-1 gene shows a length polymorphism that modulates the level of gene transcription...
- Management of post-anopexy rectal strictureM Pescatori
Coloproctology Unit, Villa Flaminia Hospital, Via L Bodio 58, I 100191 Rome, Italy
Tech Coloproctol 6:125-6. 2002
- Cilostazol prevents the progression of the symptomatic intracranial arterial stenosis: the multicenter double-blind placebo-controlled trial of cilostazol in symptomatic intracranial arterial stenosisSun U Kwon
Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Stroke 36:782-6. 2005..This study was performed to investigate the effect of cilostazol on the progression of intracranial arterial stenosis (IAS)...
- Detection of strictures on upper gastrointestinal tract radiographic examinations after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery: importance of projectionSaurabh Jha
Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 186:1090-3. 2006..Our objective was to determine the optimal radiographic projections for the detection of strictures at the gastrojejunal anastomosis after gastric bypass surgery...
- Benign duodenal strictures: treatment by means of fluoroscopically guided balloon dilationJin Hyoung Kim
Department of Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1, Pungnap 2dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Korea
J Vasc Interv Radiol 16:543-8. 2005..During the mean follow-up of 30 months (range, 2-103 months), there was recurrence in two of the seven patients (29%) who then underwent surgery. The other five patients (71%) showed good results with no recurrence...
- Increased expression of TGF-beta1 and IGF-I in inflammatory stenotic lesions of hemodialysis fistulasSylvia Stracke
Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Nephrology, University of Ulm, Robert Koch Strasse 8, 89081 Ulm, Germany
Kidney Int 61:1011-9. 2002..The latent TGF-beta1 binding protein-1 (LTBP-1) targets extracellular matrix (ECM) interactions and is involved in the regulation of TGF-beta latency...
- Gastric outlet obstruction caused by benign anastomotic stricture: treatment by fluoroscopically guided balloon dilationJin Hyoung Kim
Department of Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
J Vasc Interv Radiol 16:699-704. 2005..To evaluate the clinical efficacy and safety of fluoroscopically guided balloon dilation of gastric outlet obstruction caused by benign anastomotic stricture...
- Whole-body magnetic resonance angiography of patients using a standard clinical scannerTomas Hansen
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Uppsala University Hospital, 751 85, Uppsala, Sweden
Eur Radiol 16:147-53. 2006..This study shows that whole-body MRA with a standard clinical scanner is feasible. Motion artefacts and the timing of the contrast agent through the different segments are still problems to be solved...
- A new complication from a new technology: what a general surgeon should know about wireless capsule endoscopyPhillip K Chang
Department of Surgery, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0293, USA
Am Surg 71:455-8. 2005..We reviewed the literature on the use of wireless capsule endoscopy in patients with Crohn's disease and discuss the approach to a new surgical complication...
- Endoscopic balloon dilation of gastroenteric anastomotic stricture after laparoscopic gastric bypassJ Ahmad
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Endoscopy 35:725-8. 2003..Stenosis of the gastroenterostomy is a recognized complication. The efficacy and safety of endoscopic balloon dilation for the management of this type of anastomotic stenosis has not been studied...
- Fracture of a drug-eluting stent in the tibioperoneal trunk following bifurcation stentingAlexandra Schwarzmaier-D'Assie
Departments of Medicine II, KA Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
J Endovasc Ther 14:106-9. 2007..To report a complication of stent placement at a bifurcation in the infrapopliteal arteries...
- Endovascular management of acute extensive iliofemoral deep venous thrombosis caused by May-Thurner syndromeN H Patel
Department of Radiology, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, USA
J Vasc Interv Radiol 11:1297-302. 2000..The authors report their experience on the treatment of acute extensive iliofemoral deep venous thrombosis (DVT) due to May-Thurner syndrome using endovascular techniques...
- Outcome of endoscopic balloon dilation of strictures after laparoscopic gastric bypassAndrew Ukleja
Department of Gastroenterology, Cleveland Clinic, 2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd, Weston, FL 33331, USA
Surg Endosc 22:1746-50. 2008..The objective of this study was to report the incidence of stomal strictures after LRYGB in our institution and report our experience with their management by endoscopic balloon dilatation...
- Early symptomatic strictures after gastric surgery: palliation with balloon dilation and stent placementJin Hyoung Kim
Department of Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1, Poongnap 2dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Republic of Korea
J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:565-70. 2008..To evaluate the clinical efficacy and safety of balloon dilation and stent placement in the treatment of early benign anastomotic strictures after gastric surgery...
- Nutcracker syndrome in children with orthostatic proteinuria: diagnosis on the basis of Doppler sonographySeong Jin Park
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, School of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea
J Ultrasound Med 21:39-45; quiz 46. 2002....
- Predictors, treatment, and outcomes of gastrojejunostomy stricture after gastric bypass for morbid obesityMark C Takata
Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 941430790, USA
Obes Surg 17:878-84. 2007..The aims of this study were to determine the rate of gastrojejunostomy (GJ) stricture following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP), the independent predictors of stricture, and clinical outcomes with and without a stricture...
- NutcrackerRajendra Bhimma
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
Lancet 365:1280. 2005
- Spontaneous remission of persistent severe hematuria in an adolescent with nutcracker syndrome: seven years' observationHiroshi Tanaka
Department of Pediatrics, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, 5 Zaifu cho, 036 8562, Hirosaki, Japan
Clin Exp Nephrol 8:68-70. 2004..These clinical observations suggest that a proportion of pubertal patients with nutcracker syndrome should be treated conservatively for a relatively long time...
- Incidence and outcome of anastomotic stricture after laparoscopic gastric bypassNinh T Nguyen
Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California 92868, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 7:997-1003; discussion 1003. 2003..Endoscopic balloon dilation is a safe and effective option in the management of anastomotic stricture following laparoscopic GBP...
- Long-term venous complications after full-size and segmental pediatric liver transplantationJoseph F Buell
Department of Transplantation Surgery, Pediatrics and Interventional Radiology, The University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Ann Surg 236:658-66. 2002....
- Inhibition of neointimal formation after stent placement with adenovirus-mediated gene transfer of I kappa B alpha in the hypercholesterolemic rabbit model: initial resultsManfred Cejna
Department of Radiology, Division of Angiography and Interventional Radiology, Vienna Medical School, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
Radiology 223:702-8. 2002....
- Assessment of myocardial perfusion in coronary artery disease by magnetic resonance: a comparison with positron emission tomography and coronary angiographyJ Schwitter
Division of Cardiology, the Clinic of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Circulation 103:2230-5. 2001..This modality may qualify for its clinical application in the management of coronary artery disease...
- Endovascular brachytherapy for prophylaxis of restenosis after femoropopliteal angioplasty : results of a prospective randomized studyE Minar
Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, General Hospital Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Circulation 102:2694-9. 2000....
- Arterial remodeling in atherosclerosis, restenosis and after alteration of blood flow: potential mechanisms and clinical implicationsG Pasterkamp
Interuniversity Cardiology Institute of The Netherlands, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Cardiovasc Res 45:843-52. 2000..Mechanisms of arterial remodeling, potential interventions to influence the mode of remodeling as well as the methodological limitations of remodeling studies are discussed...
- Stenting therapy for stenosing airway diseasesM J Phillips
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia
Respirology 3:215-9. 1998..Less commonly the stent may perforate the airway wall, sometimes into the accompanying blood vessel. Nonetheless, airway stents are valuable tools in the management of airway narrowing...
- Open surgery for removal of a failing Gianturco stent with reversed sleeve resection of the right middle and lower lobesJ Kim
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 14:329-31. 1998..The authors' experience in a patient with incorrectly positioned metallic stent in the right main bronchus, which was successfully treated with bronchial sleeve resection, is presented...
- Follow-up of internal mammary artery stent with 64-slice CTFilippo Cademartiri
Department of Radiology and Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 23:537-9. 2007..A non-invasive CT coronary angiography (CT-CA) was performed after 6-month follow-up. CT-CA is a reliable non-invasive technique for the follow-up of stents in coronary artery bypass grafts...
- Assisted patency with primary stent placement in distal anastomotic stenoses of lower limb bypass graftsAntonio Raffaele Cotroneo
Department of Clinical Science and Bioimaging, Section of Radiology, University G D Annunzio, Osp SS Annunziata, Via dei Vestini, 66013 Chieti, Italy
J Vasc Interv Radiol 18:25-30. 2007..To evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of primary stent placement for treating distal anastomotic infragenicular bypass stenoses in terms of technical success and middle-term (2-year) patency rates...
- Two-year results after directional atherectomy of infrapopliteal arteries with the SilverHawk deviceThomas Zeller
Department of Angiology, Heart Center Bad Krozingen, Germany
J Endovasc Ther 14:232-40. 2007..To report the 12- and 24-month results after directional atherectomy (DA) of below-the-knee (BTK) arterial lesions with the SilverHawk device...
- Long-term outcomes of primary angioplasty and primary stenting of central venous stenosis in hemodialysis patientsAndrew M Bakken
Center for Vascular Disease, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
J Vasc Surg 45:776-83. 2007..The purpose of this study was to determine the outcomes of primary angioplasty (PTA) vs primary stenting (PTS) in a dialysis access population at a tertiary referral academic medical center...
- Long-term outcome following stent reconstruction of the aortic bifurcation and the role of geometric determinantsMelhem J Sharafuddin
Department of Surgery, The University of Iowa Roy and Lucille Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
Ann Vasc Surg 22:346-57. 2008..Geometric variables related to individual aortic anatomy and disease pattern (patient-dependent) and stenting configuration (operator-dependent) may have an impact on long-term patency...
- Stent fracture in the left brachiocephalic veinMasamichi Wada
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Toho University Ohashi Medical Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
Cardiovasc Revasc Med 8:103-6. 2007..At least 9 months after the stent-in-stent procedure, there has been no edema in his left arm. Therefore, stent-in-stent is one of the useful strategies for stent fracture in central venous obstruction...
- Role of interventional therapy in hepatic artery stenosis and non-anastomosis bile duct stricture after orthotopic liver transplantationDa Bing Zhao
The Third Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510630, Guangdong Province, China
World J Gastroenterol 13:3128-32. 2007..To analyze the clinical manifestations and the effectiveness of therapy in patients with orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT)-associated hepatic artery stenosis (HAS) and non-anastomosis bile duct stricture...
- Outcomes of endovascular interventions for TASC II B and C femoropopliteal lesionsDonald T Baril
Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
J Vasc Surg 48:627-33. 2008..To evaluate outcomes of endovascular interventions on femoropopliteal occlusive disease and determine predictors of restenosis of Trans Atlantic Inter-Societal Consensus (TASC) II B and C lesions...
- Endoscopic treatment of anastomotic biliary strictures after deceased donor liver transplantation: outcomes after maximal stent therapyShabana F Pasha
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona 85259, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 66:44-51. 2007..Endoscopic therapy with conventional methods of biliary dilation and stent placement has been successful but often requires prolonged therapy...
- Primary stenting for aortic lesions: from single stenoses to total aortoiliac occlusionsChris Klonaris
First Department of Surgery, Vascular Division, Laikon Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
J Vasc Surg 47:310-7. 2008..This study evaluated the feasibility, safety, and efficacy of primary stenting in atherosclerotic stenoses and occlusions of the infrarenal aorta...
- Internal endoconduit: an innovative technique to address unfavorable iliac artery anatomy encountered during thoracic endovascular aortic repairBrian G Peterson
Division of Vascular Surgery, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
J Vasc Surg 47:441-5. 2008....
- Long-term follow-up of Symphony nitinol stents in iliac arteriosclerosis obliteransJose M Carreira
Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 17:34-42. 2008..In our experience the treatment of iliac artery occlusive disease with symphony stents can be considered a good option with acceptable patency rates and low morbidity and mortality...
- Endovascular treatment of stenotic and occluded visceral arteries for chronic mesenteric ischemiaTimur P Sarac
Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
J Vasc Surg 47:485-491. 2008....
- Midterm patency following atherectomy for infrainguinal occlusive disease: a word of cautionSung Woon Chung
Department of Surgery, The University of Iowa Roy and Lucille Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Ann Vasc Surg 22:358-65. 2008..Liberal use of this technology is associated with high cost and frequent requirement of reintervention...
- Transcatheter treatment for systemic-to-pulmonary artery shunt obstruction in infants and childrenMatthew J Gillespie
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:928-35. 2008..This review summarizes the various transcatheter techniques used by the interventionalist to re-establish flow through occluded shunts...
- The role of airway stenting in pediatric tracheobronchial obstructionJuan L Antón-Pacheco
Pediatric Airway Unit and Division of Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Institute of the Heart, Doce de Octubre, University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 33:1069-75. 2008..The purpose of this study is to review the results of a single institution experience with endoscopic stent placement in children with benign tracheobronchial obstruction, and with special concern on safety and clinical effectiveness...
- Management of biliary stricture guided by the Spyglass Direct Visualization System in a liver transplant recipient: an innovative approachHarlan Wright
Nazih Zuhdi Transplant Institute, Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 67:1201-3. 2008
- Outpatient treatment of arterial inflow stenoses of dysfunctional hemodialysis access fistulas by retrograde venous access puncture and catheterizationLucien E M Duijm
Department of Radiology, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
J Vasc Surg 47:591-8. 2008..To determine the feasibility of endovascular treatment of inflow stenoses in arteriovenous fistulae (AVFs) through retrograde venous access catheterization...
- Balloon angioplasty compared with stenting for treatment of femoropopliteal occlusive disease: a meta-analysisBibombe Patrice Mwipatayi
Department of Vascular Surgery, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
J Vasc Surg 47:461-9. 2008..The goal of this study was to review the currently available literature and to compare the short and long-term results of primary stenting and angioplasty of femoropopliteal occlusive disease by performing a meta-analysis review...
- Endovascular repair of paraanastomotic aneurysms after aortic reconstructionJames H Mitchell
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Tex Heart Inst J 34:148-53. 2007..We conclude that endovascular exclusion of paraanastomotic aneurysms after aortic reconstruction is a viable alternative to open surgical repair and greatly reduces the risk of morbidity and death...
- Initial experience with directed laser atherectomy using the CLiRpath photoablation atherectomy system and bias sheath in superficial femoral artery lesionsAljoscha Rastan
Department of Angiology, Heart Centre Bad Krozingen, Germany
J Endovasc Ther 14:365-73. 2007..To report a safety and efficacy study of directed excimer laser atherectomy with the Bias Sheath guiding catheter to create larger lumens in the superficial femoral artery (SFA)...
- Day-case angioplasty in diabetic patients with critical ischemiaH A Zayed
Department of Vascular Surgery, King s College Hospital, London, UK
Int Angiol 27:232-8. 2008..Many centers consider diabetes mellitus as a contraindication to day-case PTA. In this study, the safety and efficacy of 95 day-case PTA in 66 diabetic patients with critical leg ischemia (CLI) were evaluated...
- Cutting balloon versus conventional balloon angioplasty in short femoropopliteal arterial stenosesAntonio R Cotroneo
Department of Clinical Science and Bioimaging, Section of Radiology, University G D Annunzio, SS Annunziata Hospital, Chieti, Italy
J Endovasc Ther 15:283-91. 2008..To compare midterm results of cutting balloon angioplasty (CBA) to conventional percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) for the treatment of short femoropopliteal arterial stenosis...
- Percutaneous rotational and aspiration atherectomy in infrainguinal peripheral arterial occlusive disease: a multicenter pilot studyThomas Zeller
Department of Angiology, Heart Centre Bad Krozingen, Germany
J Endovasc Ther 14:357-64. 2007..To report a safety and efficacy study of the first rotational aspiration atherectomy system (Pathway PV) for the treatment of arterial lesions below the femoral bifurcation...
- Intermediate follow-up following intravascular stenting for treatment of coarctation of the aortaThomas J Forbes
Children s Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 70:569-77. 2007..We report a multiinstitutional study on intermediate-term outcome of intravascular stenting for treatment of coarctation of the aorta using integrated arch imaging (IAI) techniques...
- Stent placement for the treatment of portal vein stenosis or occlusion in pediatric liver transplant recipientsGi Young Ko
Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Poongnap 2 dong, Songpa Ku, Seoul 138 040, Republic of Korea
J Vasc Interv Radiol 18:1215-21. 2007..To evaluate the efficacy of stent placement for the treatment of portal vein (PV) stenosis or occlusion in pediatric liver transplant recipients...
- Utilization of an aspiration thrombectomy catheter (Pronto) to treat acute atherothrombotic embolization during percutaneous revascularization of the lower extremityNayab Zafar
Cardiovascular Catheterization Laboratory, San Diego, California, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:972-5. 2008..This was successfully treated with the use of the coronary aspiration thrombectomy device Pronto (Vascular Solutions, Minneapolis, MN) resulting in flow restoration...
- Kissing balloon technique for angioplasty of popliteal and tibio-peroneal arteries bifurcationM Gargiulo
Vascular Surgery, University of Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 36:197-202. 2008..Kissing balloon technique with two low-profile catheters (KBT) could be the treatment of choice for diseased infrapopliteal artery bifurcation in critical limb ischemia (CLI)...
- Endograft limb occlusion and stenosis after ANCURE endovascular abdominal aneurysm repairF Noel Parent
Norfolk Surgical Group, VA 23510, USA
J Vasc Surg 35:686-90. 2002....
- Clinical outcome after intrahepatic venous stent placement for malignant inferior vena cava syndromeElias N Brountzos
Dotter Interventional Institute, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland 97201 3098, USA
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 27:129-36. 2004..Intrahepatic IVC stent placement resulted in significant symptomatic relief in patients with malignant IVC syndrome. Palliation was effective even in patients with a very short life expectancy...
- External-internal nephro-uretero-ileal stents in patients with an ileal conduit: long-term resultsRaanan Tal
Institute of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
Urology 63:438-41. 2004..To describe an improved technique for upper urinary tract drainage in patients with ureteroileal anastomotic stricture after radical cystectomy and urinary diversion to an ileal conduit, and to review our experience and long-term results...
- Freedom from secondary interventions to treat stenotic disease after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of infrarenal aorta: long-term resultsJ P P M de Vries
Department of Vascular Surgery, St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
J Vasc Surg 39:427-31. 2004..The purpose of this study was to determine the long-term results (1-15 years) of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) of localized atherosclerotic lesions of the infrarenal aorta...
- Hemodynamic outcome of endovascular therapy for TransAtlantic InterSociety Consensus type B femoropopliteal arterial occlusive lesionsMichael J Costanza
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
J Vasc Surg 39:343-50. 2004..Stenosis-free patency was used as an objective end point to evaluate the hemodynamic outcome...
- [Endoscopic and radiological interventional therapy of benign and malignant bile duct stenoses]D Hartmann
Medizinische Klink C, Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie, Diabetologie, Klinikum der Stadt Ludwigshafen gGmbH
Zentralbl Chir 128:936-43. 2003..By photodynamic therapy it seems possible to achieve an improvement of quality of life and of the prognosis in cholangiocarcinoma...
- Endovascular placement of self-expanding nitinol coil stents for the treatment of femoropopliteal obstructive diseaseThomas Jahnke
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, Christian Albrechts Universitat Kiel, Arnold Heller Strasse 9, 24105 Kiel, Germany
J Vasc Interv Radiol 13:257-66. 2002..To report on a prospective two-center study to evaluate safety and effectiveness of a self-expanding nitinol coil stent in patients with femoropopliteal obstructive disease...
- Endovascular treatment of celiac and mesenteric arteries stenoses: applications and resultsMelhem J Sharafuddin
Department of Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242 1077, USA
J Vasc Surg 38:692-8. 2003..Follow-up parameters included maintained patency on duplex sonography and sustained clinical benefit. The need for additional interventions was noted...
- [Hemobahn-endoprosthesis: long-term experience (< or = 4 years follow-up) with percutaneous application in stenoses and occlusions of the superficial femoral artery]M Fischer
Gefässzentrum Berlin Helle Mitte, Praxis für Gefässmedizin in Berlin Hellersdorf, Berlin
Zentralbl Chir 128:740-5. 2003..Hemobahn-endoprostheses are suitable for treatment of long femoral artery occlusions. The medium patency rate in "ideal indications" is higher than that obtained by angioplasty with or without uncovered stents...
- Long-term outcomes for patients with post-liver transplant anastomotic biliary strictures treated by endoscopic stent placementJoseph Morelli
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 58:374-9. 2003..Biliary stricture is one of the most common complications of liver transplantation. A number of treatment options are available, but a standard approach has not been established...
- Iliac artery stenosis proximal to a kidney transplant: clinical findings, duplex-sonographic criteria, treatment, and outcomeAdina Voiculescu
Department of Nephrology and Rheumatology, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
Transplantation 76:332-9. 2003..We assessed the role of duplex sonography (DS) in regard to clinical and angiographic findings and followed the patients after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA), PTA stenting (PTAS), or surgery...
- A modified bronchial anastomosis technique for lung transplantationCarsten Schröder
Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 75:1697-704. 2003..We hypothesized that a modification of the telescoping technique that improves bronchial wall apposition might be associated with improved bronchial healing and clinical outcomes...
- Prevalence and treatment of cephalic arch stenosis in dysfunctional autogenous hemodialysis fistulasDheeraj K Rajan
Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network University of Toronto, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada
J Vasc Interv Radiol 14:567-73. 2003..Cephalic arch stenosis (CAS) is a recently recognized cause of dysfunction in autogenous hemodialysis fistulas. The prevalence of this lesion among dysfunctional autogenous fistulas is described, as are outcomes after percutaneous therapy...
- Endovascular treatment of central vein stenoses and/or occlusions in hemodialysis patientsJana Maskova
Department of Radiology, University Hospital, U nemocnice 2, Prague 2, 12800, Czech Republic
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 26:27-30. 2003..To report our experience and results with the endovascular treatment of central vein stenoses and occlusions in hemodialysis patients...
- [Long-term results of endoscopic treatment of biliary stenosis from laparoscopic cholecystectomy]G D De Palma
Dipartimento di Chirurgia Generale, Geriatria Oncologia ed Endoscopia Digestiva Diagnostica ed Operativa, Universita degli Studi Federico II, Napoli, Italy
Minerva Chir 57:669-72. 2002..The outcome of endoscopic biliary stent insertion for postoperative bile duct stenosis was retrospectively evaluated...
- [Self-expanding nitinol stents in the treatment of tracheobronchial stenoses]Jørgen Sparup
Hjertecentret, thoraxkirurgisk afdeling 2152, H S Rigshospitalet, DK 2100 København Ø
Ugeskr Laeger 164:3858-61. 2002..They can be self-expanding, balloon expandable, covered with a silicone membrane or uncovered. We have used a new self-expanding tracheobronchial nitinol wire stent since 1998, and our results are presented below...
- Systematic review of early recurrent stenosis after carotid angioplasty and stentingKlaus Gröschel
Department of General Neurology, University of Tubingen, Germany
Stroke 36:367-73. 2005..Aside from the periprocedural complication rates, the benefits of CAS will be affected by the incidence of recurrent carotid stenosis...
- EARLY DETERMINATION OF STROKE SUBTYPE: CT ANGIOGRAPHYScott Kasner; Fiscal Year: 2003..This approach will, for the first time, formally evaluate CTA as a tool for early stroke diagnosis and selection of patients with specific stroke mechanisms for specific mechanism-directed stroke therapies. ..
- AtherothrombosisPeter Libby; Fiscal Year: 2005..This effort will hasten the translation of research discoveries to promote health of the heart and blood vessels at home and abroad. ..
- Norketamine for Treatment of PainJOSEPH HOLTMAN; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Antiproliferative Rx for venous neointimal hyperplasiaPrabir 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...
- Nornicotine for Treatment of PainJOSEPH HOLTMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007..This research project focuses on the development of a novel analgesic agent, nornicotine, for pain management. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Inflammatory Mechanisms of AtherosclerosisPeter Libby; Fiscal Year: 2006..5. We will explore a putative functional role of a novel prostaglandin E2 receptor EP4 interacting protein (EPRAP) in endogenous anti-inflammatory pathways. ..
- MIND-BODY-BEHAVIORAL MED CLINICAL TRIALS INFRASTRUCTUREKarina Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2008..The ultimate goal will be to make our findings available to 3 target audiences: 1) the network of investigators at Columbia; 2) the behavioral medicine community; and 3) the general medical community. ..
- Regulation of Arteriolar Tone & K Channels by IntegrinsMichael Davis; Fiscal Year: 2006..In addition, our results will establish a paradigm for understanding how other ion channels in other tissues may be regulated by integrins. ..
- Annular and Sub-Valvular Repair Techniques for Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: In-Ajit P Yoganathan; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Cardiac Hypertrophy Due to Oxidative Stress InsulinThunder Jalili; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Role of Cerebral Hemodynamics in Moya Moya DiseaseCOLIN PIETER DERDEYN; Fiscal Year: 2010..We will perform a post-hoc longitudinal analysis of the effect of different medical treatment regimens. Patients will return annually for follow up PET studies. ..
- Regulation of Vascular Tone and Ca channels by IntegrinsMichael Davis; Fiscal Year: 2009..We will determine how these proteins are modified by the same processes as found in the diseases states and then test the effects they have on vascular ion channels and blood vessel function. ..
- ENTERIC PHYSIOLOGY OF THE TRANSPLANTED GUTMichael Sarr; Fiscal Year: 2007..This proposal will define important, novel neural mechanisms regulating motor and absorptive function in the denervated gut. Selected aspects have translational value to clinical gut transplantation. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- BIOEFFECTS OF GAS BODY ACTIVATION IN MEDICAL ULTRASOUNDDouglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2009..This project will examine bioeffects in cells and tissues and show how to safely use ultrasound contrast agents in diagnostic imaging. ..
- Listeria Monocytogenes to Treat Hepatic MetastasesRichard Schulick; Fiscal Year: 2009..Specific Aim 4: Define the role of dendritic cells in the priming and targeting of the immune response. ..
- Role of Progenitor Cells in Hindlimb RevascularizationDarren Schneider; Fiscal Year: 2008..By defining the role of progenitor cells in neovascularization, this proposal will support the development of novel cellular and molecular therapies for patients with vascular disease. ..
- GM-CSF Enhanced Colorectal Cancer Tumor Vaccine ProgramRichard Schulick; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- SHEAR STRESS INDUCED RELEASE OF ENDOTHELIAL NITRIC OXIDEMichael Davis; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- ULTRASOUND ENHANCEMENT OF CANCER GENE THERAPYDouglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2003..This research will provide a bridge from the basic research breakthrough to specific therapeutic applications and urgently needed clinical research programs utilizing this novel technology. ..
- MECHANISM AND FUNCTION OF THE VASCULAR MYOGENIC RESPONSEMichael Davis; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- THE EFFECT OF HMG COA REDUCTASE INHIBITORS ON CBFCOLIN DERDEYN; Fiscal Year: 2002..Positive results from these experiments would support further investigation of a potentially important mechanism of stroke protection applicable to all patients with atherosclerotic coronary and cerebrovascular disease. ..
- NEUROCIRCULATORY RESPONSES IN OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEAVIRGINIA IMADOJEMU; Fiscal Year: 2003..The PI has been funded by a Minority Supplement to Dr. Sinoway's R01 proposal from the NIH. This proposal will give the PI the additional support and training necessary to become an independent funded investigator. ..
- MOLECULAR STAGING AND SCREENING OF LUNG CANCERSteven Ahrendt; Fiscal Year: 2002..Completion of the proposed mentored training period will provide the candidate with an excellent foundation for pursuing his long-term goals in academic surgical oncology. ..
- GENETIC ENGINEERING OF A FAILURE RESISTANT VEIN GRAFTMichael Conte; Fiscal Year: 2003..The long term objective is to develop a safe, efficient, and effective protocol for intraoperative gene therapy that will engineer vein bypass grafts that are resistant to occlusion. ..
- BIOEFFECTS OF GAS BODY ACTIVATION IN MEDICAL ULTRASOUNDDouglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2001..abstract_text> ..
- Fluid Mechanics of the Mitral Valve: In Vitro StudiesAjit Yoganathan; Fiscal Year: 2004..The use of state of the art measurement systems unavailable for in vivo use will yield significant results. ..
- Proteome Mapping of Heart Failure in AgingMARVIN BOLUYT; Fiscal Year: 2005..Identification of proteins involved in aldosterone signaling will lead to the development of new hypotheses for future grant proposals addressing their roles in the development of heart failure in the elderly. ..
- Conditioned Placebo Effects & Treatment of HypertensionThomas Pickering; Fiscal Year: 2005..The demonstration of a conditioned placebo effect that produces a sustained reduction of BP could result in more economical treatment with fewer side effects. ..
- PREVENTION OF HEMODIALYSIS VASCULAR ACCESS STENOSISAlfred K Cheung; Fiscal Year: 2010..It is highly likely that, within this 5-year proposal, the results of this project can be applied to pilot clinical studies. ..
- ULTRASOUND ENHANCEMENT OF CANCER GENE THERAPYDouglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2002..This research will provide a bridge from the basic research breakthrough to specific therapeutic applications and urgently needed clinical research programs utilizing this novel technology. ..
- Improving Flow Dynamics in Fontan SurgeriesAjit Yoganathan; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- STROKE OUTCOME AND NEUROIMAGING OF INTRACRANIAL STENOSISEdward Feldmann; Fiscal Year: 2003..SONIA will use these techniques to develop TCD or MRA cutpoints that minimize the clinical consequences of test errors that occur in the noninvasive evaluation of patients with suspected intracranial atherosclerosis. ..
- Translational Studies of Depression, Platelets, & CADJuan Badimon; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..