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vascular graft occlusion
Summary: Obstruction of flow in biological or prosthetic vascular grafts.
Publications214 found, 100 shown here
- Equivalent secondary patency rates of upper extremity Vectra Vascular Access Grafts and transposed brachial-basilic fistulas with aggressive access surveillance and endovascular treatmentStavros K Kakkos
Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
J Vasc Surg 47:407-14. 2008..AV grafts are in general least preferred; however, there is very limited data comparing directly the last two modalities. The aim of the present study is to compare outcomes of the TBB fistula and the Vectra Vascular Access Graft...
- Interventional radiology in hemodialysis fistulae and grafts: a multidisciplinary approachLuc 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...
- Radiological intervention to maintain vascular accessP Haage
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, D 52057 Aachen, Germany
Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 32:84-9. 2006..In this article, interventional treatments for the failing arteriovenous (AV) access are presented and reviewed...
- The influence of out-of-plane geometry on pulsatile flow within a distal end-to-side anastomosisY Papaharilaou
Biomedical Flow Group, Aeronautics Department, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BY, UK
J Biomech 35:1225-39. 2002....
- Left internal thoracic artery-radial artery composite grafts as the technique of choice for myocardial revascularization in elderly patients: a prospective randomized evaluationClaudio Muneretto
Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Brescia Medical School, Italy
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:179-84. 2004..We evaluated the potential advantages of the use of left internal thoracic artery-radial artery composite grafts compared with conventional coronary artery bypass grafts in elderly patients...
- Non-invasive assessment of coronary artery bypass graft with retrospectively ECG-gated four-row multi-detector spiral computed tomographyRiccardo Marano
Department of Clinical Sciences and Bioimaging, Section of Radiology, University G D Annunzio, Ospedale SS Annunziata, Via dei Vestini, 66100 Chieti, Italy
Eur Radiol 14:1353-62. 2004..An accurate evaluation of distal anastomoses and native coronary arteries may still represent a limitation of four-row MDCT, which will improve with the newest MDCT scanner...
- Coronary artery bypass grafts: ECG-gated multi-detector row CT angiography--influence of image reconstruction interval on graft visibilityJurgen K Willmann
Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
Radiology 232:568-77. 2004....
- 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...
- Increasing arteriovenous fistulas in hemodialysis patients: problems and solutionsMichael 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...
- Spontaneous late thrombolysis of an occluded saphenous vein graft subsequent to acute myocardial infarction treated with percutaneous coronary intervention to the native culprit vesselRajesh A Shah
Department of Cardiology, Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
J Interv Cardiol 19:178-82. 2006..Three months later, after complaining of atypical chest pain, repeat angiogram revealed a spontaneous widely patent vein graft to the LAD and occluded proximal LAD...
- Lack of benefit from intravenous platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor inhibition as adjunctive treatment for percutaneous interventions of aortocoronary bypass grafts: a pooled analysis of five randomized clinical trialsMarco Roffi
Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
Circulation 106:3063-7. 2002..Despite widespread use of platelet glycoprotein (GP) IIb/IIIa receptor inhibitors for percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) of bypass grafts, data supporting this strategy are lacking...
- Paclitaxel stent coating inhibits neointimal hyperplasia at 4 weeks in a porcine model of coronary restenosisA W Heldman
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Circulation 103:2289-95. 2001..We tested whether paclitaxel-coated coronary stents are effective at preventing neointimal proliferation in a porcine model of restenosis...
- Monthly access flow monitoring with increased prophylactic angioplasty did not improve fistula patencyHassan Shahin
Department of Medicine, Veterans Administration Medical Center and University of Iowa Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Kidney Int 68:2352-61. 2005..Regular access monitoring is recommended to detect and treat access stenosis in order to prevent access thrombosis and failure...
- SMART stent for salvage of hemodialysis access graftsPatrick Michael Vogel
Sutter Institute for Medical Research, Sutter Hospital, Sacramento, California, USA
J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:1051-60. 2004..To evaluate the SMART stent for treating angioplasty-resistant hemodialysis access venous stenoses...
- Nitinol stents in hemodialysis accessTimothy 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
- Transbrachial coil occlusion of the large branch of an internal mammary artery coronary graftErtugrul Ercan
Cardiology Department, Central Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
J Card Surg 19:45-6. 2004..The preoperative angiographic imaging of LIMA is important to detect the side branches and their sizes. The patient was treated without the need for further surgery...
- Sustained reduction of in-stent neointimal growth with the use of a novel systemic nanoparticle paclitaxelFrank D Kolodgie
Department of Cardiovascular Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306, USA
Circulation 106:1195-8. 2002..The present study tested the efficacy of a novel systemic delivery nanoparticle PXL for reducing in-stent restenosis...
- Salvaging prosthetic dialysis fistulas with stents: forearm versus upper arm graftsStephen 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...
- Doppler evaluation and coil embolization of left internal mammary artery bypass graft side branchNirav Y Raval
Section of Cardiology, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, SL 48, Room 7550, New Orleans, LA, 70112, USA
J Invasive Cardiol 17:180-2. 2005
- Cardiac saphenous vein bypass graft diseaseG T Lau
Department of Cardiology, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Hospital Rd, Concord, NSW 2139, Australia
Semin Vasc Med 4:153-9. 2004..Saphenous vein graft disease is among the first cardiovascular conditions to show significant benefit from gene therapy and promises to show remarkable developments in the near future...
- Venous pressure monitoring does not accurately predict access failure in childrenDeepa 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...
- Intermediate-term patency of saphenous vein graft with a clampless hand-sewn proximal anastomosis device after off-pump coronary bypass graftingTomoki Shimokawa
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sakakibara Heart Institute, Tokyo, Japan
Ann Thorac Surg 87:1416-20. 2009....
- Radial artery bypass grafts have an increased occurrence of angiographically severe stenosis and occlusion compared with left internal mammary arteries and saphenous vein graftsUmesh N Khot
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Circulation 109:2086-91. 2004..The radial artery has been increasingly used in CABG. However, angiographic outcome data have been limited...
- Permanent hemodialysis vascular access survival in children and adolescents with end-stage renal diseaseRita 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...
- The comparison of the graft patency after coronary artery bypass grafting using coronary angiography and multi-slice computed tomographyKyung Jong Yoo
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Yonsei Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 24:86-91; discussion 91. 2003..25 s and multi-row detector array systems, enable rapid imaging of cardiac structures, including coronary arteries during one breath-hold. We compared m-CT with CAG for the evaluation of graft patency following CABG...
- Recent strategies to reduce vein graft occlusion: a need to limit the effect of vascular damageJ C S Tsui
Department of Surgery, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, London, NW3 2QG, UK
Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 23:202-8. 2002....
- Worse clinical outcome but similar graft patency in women versus men one year after coronary artery bypass graft surgery owing to an excess of exposed risk factors in women. CABADAS. Research Group of the Interuniversity Cardiology Institute of The NetherE S Tan
Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands
J Am Coll Cardiol 34:1760-8. 1999..This retrospective study sought to assess differences in graft patency and clinical outcome between women and men after coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG)...
- High-dose intradialytic urokinase to restore the patency of permanent central vein hemodialysis cathetersZ J Twardowski
Department of Medicine, University of Missouri Dialysis Clinic, Inc, Harry S Truman Veterans Administration Hospital, Columbia, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 31:841-7. 1998..The convenience and cost are even more remarkably in favor of intradialytic urokinase compared with catheter stripping ($2,433) or surgical replacement ($3,060)...
- Rosuvastatin attenuates angiotensin II-induced neointimal formation after stent implantation in the ratPim van der Harst
Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
Coron Artery Dis 19:47-53. 2008..We investigated the efficacy of oral rosuvastatin treatment to reduce in-stent neointima formation, both in the absence and presence of high levels of the proproliferative substance angiotensin II (Ang II)...
- Axillary loop grafts for hemodialysis access: midterm results from a single-center studyElixène 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...
- Effects of hydroxymethylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitor simvastatin on smooth muscle cell proliferation in vitro and neointimal formation in vivo after vascular injuryC Indolfi
Division of Cardiology, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
J Am Coll Cardiol 35:214-21. 2000..We sought to evaluate the effects of hydroxymethylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitors on vascular smooth muscle cell (VSMC) proliferation in vitro and neointimal formation in vivo after vascular injury...
- Lumen loss in the first year in saphenous vein grafts is predominantly a result of negative remodeling of the whole vessel rather than a result of changes in wall thicknessGeorge T Lau
Department of Cardiology 3W, Concord Hospital, University of Sydney, Hospital Rd, Concord, NSW 2139, Australia
Circulation 114:I435-40. 2006..The use of saphenous vein grafts (SVG) in coronary artery bypass surgery is established but little is known of SVG remodeling during the first year in vivo...
- Metallic stent placement in hemodialysis graft patients after insufficient balloon dilationHuei 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...
- Sixteen-slice multidetector computed tomography for graft patency evaluation after coronary artery bypass surgeryMiguel Sousa Uva
Division of Cardiac Surgery, Hospital da Cruz Vermelha Portuguesa, Lisbon, Portugal
J Card Surg 23:17-22. 2008..To investigate the ability of 16-slice multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) to assess coronary artery bypass graft patency and to detect bypass stenosis by comparison with coronary angiography...
- Percutaneous treatment of saphenous vein graft disease: the ongoing challengeDonald S Baim
J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1370-2. 2003
- Cellular, molecular and immunological mechanisms in the pathophysiology of vein graft intimal hyperplasiaAmit K Mitra
Department of Biomedical Sciences, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE 68178, USA
Immunol Cell Biol 84:115-24. 2006..In this review, we have critically evaluated and summarized the literature to elucidate and interlink the numerous established and emerging factors that play a key role in the development of IH leading to vein graft restenosis...
- Analysis of blood flow in an out-of-plane CABG modelMeena Sankaranarayanan
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, National Heart Centre, Singapore
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 291:H283-95. 2006..The present results indicate that nonplanarity of the blood vessel along with the inflow conditions has a substantial effect on the fluid mechanics of CABG that contribute to the patency of graft...
- Drug-eluting stents in preclinical studies: recommended evaluation from a consensus groupRobert S Schwartz
Minnesota Cardiovascular Research Institute and Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Minneapolis, 55407, USA
Circulation 106:1867-73. 2002
- Elevated preprocedural high-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels are associated with neointimal hyperplasia and restenosis development after successful coronary artery stentingYoung Joon Hong
The Heart Center of Chonnam National University Hospital, Chonnam National University Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Gwangju, Korea
Circ J 69:1477-83. 2005....
- Evaluation of venous and arterial conduit patency by 16-slice spiral computed tomographyE Martuscelli
Department of Cardiology, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
Circulation 110:3234-8. 2004..This is the first prospective study to evaluate the accuracy of a new-generation scanner in the detection of patency and significant stenoses (>50% decrease in diameter) of venous and arterial grafts in patients with previous CABG...
- Long-term patency of saphenous vein and left internal mammary artery grafts after coronary artery bypass surgery: results from a Department of Veterans Affairs Cooperative StudySteven Goldman
Southern Arizona VA Health Care System and the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, Tucson, Arizona, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 44:2149-56. 2004..This study defined long-term patency of saphenous vein grafts (SVG) and internal mammary artery (IMA) grafts...
- Initial experience with 64-slice cardiac CT: non-invasive visualization of coronary artery bypass graftsGregor Pache
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Freiburg, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
Eur Heart J 27:976-80. 2006..The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy in the assessment of coronary artery bypass grafts using 64-slice computed tomography (CT) technology...
- Prosthetic axillary-axillary arteriovenous straight access (necklace graft) for difficult hemodialysis patients: a prospective single-center experienceMohamed 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...
- Intramural stress increases exponentially with stent diameter: a stress threshold for neointimal hyperplasiaPeter D Ballyk
Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, St Joseph s Health Centre, 30 The Queensway, Toronto, Ontario M6R 1B5, Canada
J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:1139-45. 2006..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of stent oversizing on resultant arterial wall stress concentrations and examine the concept of a "stress threshold" for neointimal hyperplasia development...
- Salvage of thrombosed dialysis access grafts with venous anastomosis stentsVijay 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...
- Regular monitoring of access flow compared with monitoring of venous pressure fails to improve graft survivalLouise M Moist
Department of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
J Am Soc Nephrol 14:2645-53. 2003..Results reveal that graft surveillance that uses Qa increases the detection of stenosis, compared with standard surveillance; however, intervention with angioplasty does not improve the time to graft thrombosis or time to graft loss...
- Association between vascular access failure and the use of specific drugs: the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS)Rajiv Saran
University Renal Research and Education Association, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 40:1255-63. 2002..Several drugs have been proposed to improve vascular access patency based on favorable anticoagulant, antiplatelet, or vascular-remodeling properties. However, there is little evidence to guide drug strategies...
- Venous neointimal hyperplasia in polytetrafluoroethylene dialysis graftsP Roy-Chaudhury
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0585, USA
Kidney Int 59:2325-34. 2001..Despite the magnitude of the problem and the enormity of the cost ($1 billion), there are currently no effective therapies for the prevention or treatment of venous neointimal hyperplasia in PTFE dialysis grafts...
- Metallic stents deployed in synthetic arteriovenous hemodialysis graftsG X Zaleski
Racine Radiologist Group, 3803 Spring St, Rm. 208, Racine, WI 53405, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 176:1515-9. 2001..Patency of intragraft stents is similar to venous stents used to treat other hemodialysis-related stenoses; however, fracture of Wall-stents occurs with prolonged graft use, especially in areas of needle punctures...
- Asymptomatic central venous stenosis in hemodialysis patientsRebecca D Levit
Department of Radiology, Division of Interventional Radiology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
Radiology 238:1051-6. 2006..To retrospectively evaluate the natural history of high-grade (>50%) asymptomatic central venous stenosis (CVS) in hemodialysis patients and the outcome of serial treatment of CVS with percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA)...
- Total arterial revascularization with an internal thoracic artery and radial artery T graftT M Sundt
Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 68:399-404; discussion 404-5. 1999..The short-term results, however, have yet to be defined. We therefore reviewed our early experience with this grafting strategy...
- [Comparison of coronary artery bypass graft imaging between 64-slice and 16-slice spiral CT]Zhu Hua Zhang
Department of Radiology, PUMC Hospital, CAMS and PUMC, Beijing 100730, China
Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao 28:21-5. 2006..To compare the coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) imaging between 16-slice spiral CT and 64-slice spiral CT...
- Vascular access surveillance: evaluation of combining dynamic venous pressure and vascular access blood flow measurementsHeidi Hoeben
Department of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Conn 06520 8029, USA
Am J Nephrol 23:403-8. 2003..We also assessed the effect of preventive repair on thrombosis rates in impaired vascular accesses identified by surveillance...
- Multidetector computed tomography versus coronary angiogram in evaluation of coronary artery bypass graftsMin Ho Song
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Japanese Red Cross Nagoya First Hospital, Nagoya, Japan
Ann Thorac Surg 79:585-8. 2005..We compared the evaluating power of MDCT to that of conventional coronary artery angiogram in patients with coronary artery bypass grafting surgery...
- Effect of secondary interventions on patency of vascular access sites for hemodialysisF 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...
- The use of covered nitinol stents to salvage dialysis grafts after multiple failuresJoseph J Naoum
Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
Vasc Endovascular Surg 40:275-9. 2006..Percutaneous thrombectomy, balloon angioplasty, and concomitant covered nitinol stent placement extend the function of hemodialysis access grafts that have previously failed multiple times...
- Percutaneous laser-facilitated thrombectomy: an innovative, easily applied, and effective therapeutic option for recanalization of acute and subacute thrombotic hemodialysis shunt occlusionsJohannes B Dahm
Department of Angiology, Clinic Neu Bethlehem, Goöttingen, Germany
J Endovasc Ther 13:603-8. 2006..To report our experience with excimer laser-facilitated recanalization of acute and subacute thrombotic occlusions of hemodialysis shunts...
- Factors influencing the need for target vessel revascularization after renal artery stentingMark C Bates
Vascular Center of Excellence, Charleston Area Medical Center, West Virginia School of Medicine Charleston Division, West Virginia, USA
J Endovasc Ther 13:569-77. 2006..To provide additional insight into factors that may be associated with the need for target vessel revascularization (TVR) following de novo renal artery stenting during long-term follow-up...
- Cutting Balloon angioplasty for the treatment of haemodyalisis vascular accesses: midterm resultsG Carrafiello
Radiologia Vascolare e Interventistica, Cattedra di Radiologia, Varese, Italy
Radiol Med 111:724-32. 2006..The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of Cutting Balloon angioplasty in the treatment of stenoses in haemodialysis arteriovenous accesses...
- Value of the hemobahn/viabahn endoprosthesis in the treatment of long chronic lesions of the superficial femoral artery: 6 years of experienceMatthias Fischer
Vascular Centre Berlin Helle Mitte, Königin Elisabeth Hospital, Berlin, Germany
J Endovasc Ther 13:281-90. 2006..To evaluate the long-term efficacy of Hemobahn/Viabahn endoprostheses (HVE) in patients with femoral arterial occlusive disease...
- Adjunctive primary stenting of Zenith endograft limbs during endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: implications for limb patencyNayan Sivamurthy
Division of Vascular Surgery, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, 94143 0222, USA
J Vasc Surg 43:662-70. 2006..The insertion of additional stents within the endograft limb may prevent future occlusion. This study evaluates limb patency with and without adjunctive stenting of endograft limbs at the time of endovascular AAA repair...
- Outcome and prognostic factors of restenosis after percutaneous treatment of native hemodialysis fistulasTimothy W I Clark
Department of Radiology, Dalhousie University, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Center, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
J Vasc Interv Radiol 13:51-9. 2002..To assess patency after percutaneous treatment of dysfunctional and thrombosed native arteriovenous fistulas and to examine predictors of patency after intervention...
- Comparison of SMART stent placement for arteriovenous graft salvage versus successful graft PTAPatrick Michael Vogel
Sutter Institute for Medical Research, Sutter Hospital, Sacramento, California, USA
J Vasc Interv Radiol 16:1619-26. 2005..To compare the SMART (shape memory alloy recoverable technology) stent with percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) alone in hemodialysis access venous stenoses...
- Treatment of renal artery fibromuscular dysplasia with balloon angioplasty: a prospective follow-up studyM Birrer
Swiss Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital, Freiburgstrasse, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 23:146-52. 2002..to assess restenosis rates and blood pressure response after percutaneous transluminal renal angioplasty (PTRA) in patients treated for fibromuscular dysplastic renal artery stenosis...
- Regarding "autogenous radial-cephalic or prosthetic brachial-antecubital forearm loop avf in patients with compromised vessels? A randomized multicenter study of the patency of primary hemodialysis access"Luc Turmel-Rodrigues
J Vasc Surg 43:1315; author reply 1315-6. 2006
- Simultaneous restenosis of Taxus and Cypher drug-eluting stentsKent R Nilsson
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Box 31097, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
J Invasive Cardiol 18:557-60. 2006
- Stent placement versus angioplasty improves patency of arteriovenous grafts and blood flow of arteriovenous fistulaeMicah R Chan
Department of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53713, USA
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:699-705. 2008..While endovascular stent placement is the standard of care in most percutaneous coronary and peripheral artery intervention, its role in the salvage of thrombosed and stenotic hemodialysis access remains controversial...
- Percutaneous rheolytic thrombectomy for thrombosed autogenous fistulae and prosthetic arteriovenous grafts: outcome after aggressive surveillance and endovascular managementStavros K Kakkos
Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 W Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
J Endovasc Ther 15:91-102. 2008..To study the outcome of rheolytic thrombectomy for hemodialysis access occlusion...
- 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...
- Focal in-stent restenosis and in-stent thrombosis within the same bare-metal stent 5 years after deployment in a saphenous vein graftFrancis A Ponnuthurai
Department of Cardiology, Level 2, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX3 9DU, United Kingdom larryponnuthurai googlemail com
J Invasive Cardiol 19:E369-71. 2007..IST usually occurs within 12 months of DES deployment. We present a case of focal ISR and IST within the same BMS, confirmed with intravascular ultrasound, 5 years after deployment in a saphenous vein graft...
- Use of the Vectra polyetherurethaneurea graft for dialysis access in HIV-positive patients with end-stage renal diseaseA Frederick Schild
Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
Vasc Endovascular Surg 41:506-8. 2007....
- Use of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene-covered nitinol stents for the salvage of dysfunctional autogenous hemodialysis fistulasManeesh Gupta
Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto, 585 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2N2
J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:950-4. 2008..There were no complications. The use of ePTFE-covered stent placement in dysfunctional autogenous fistulas is technically feasible and, in this small series, was effective in preserving function and preventing access abandonment...
- Influence of luminal diameters on flow surveillance of hemodialysis grafts: insights from a mathematical modelJohn J White
Section of Nephrology, Hypertension, and Renal Transplantation, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30809, USA
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:972-8. 2006..Surveillance outcomes might be improved by taking frequent measurements so that there is no delay in discovering that Q has decreased...
- The use of both peripheral and coronary techniques to treat a diseased saphenous vein graftAlan J Simons
Interventional Cardiology Department, St Joseph s Hospital, Syracuse, New York, USA
J Invasive Cardiol 19:E172-3. 2007..The use of a large peripheral stent allowed for simultaneous distal protection while advancing the larger-lumen stent over both wires, resulting in safe deployment...
- Ultrahigh-pressure versus high-pressure angioplasty for treatment of venous anastomotic stenosis in hemodialysis grafts: is there a difference in patency?Dheeraj K Rajan
Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Medical Imaging, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network University of Toronto, 585 University Avenue, NCSB 1C 553, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2N2, Canada
J Vasc Interv Radiol 18:709-14. 2007..Ultrahigh-pressure (UHP) balloon catheters were compared with high-pressure (HP) balloon catheters to determine if there was a difference in patency after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) of venous anastomotic stenoses...
- Color Doppler ultrasonography percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of vascular access graftsG 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...
- Endovascular treatment of popliteal artery aneurysms: is the technique a valid alternative to open surgery?I F J Tielliu
Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 48:275-9. 2007..Feasibility of endovascular repair of popliteal artery aneurysms has been established. The results of this technique and the effect of the learning curve on the occurrence of complications were evaluated in a prospective cohort...
- Emergency percutaneous treatment of arterial iliac axis rupturesDomenico Laganà
Department of Radiology, Vascular and Interventional Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri, 57 21100, Varese, Italy
Emerg Radiol 14:173-9. 2007..3%. Percutaneous treatment is a feasible and safe tool for iliac axis ruptures because it can provide a fast and definitive exclusion of bleeding with a patency rate comparable to surgery and less major morbidity and mortality...
- 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...
- The effect of implementation of an optimized care protocol on the outcome of arteriovenous hemodialysis access surgeryHans 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...
- Use of stent grafts to repair hemodialysis graft-related pseudoaneurysmsThomas M Vesely
St Louis, MO 63108, USA
J Vasc Interv Radiol 16:1301-7. 2005..To review the author's early experience with stent grafts to repair hemodialysis graft-related pseudoaneurysms...
- 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...
- Prevention of recurrent central venous stenosis using endovascular irradiation following stent placement in hemodialysis patientsP C Kwok
Department of Radiology and Imaging, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 24:400-6. 2001..Endovascular irradiation with a noncentering source does not prolong the patency after angioplasty and stenting of central venous stenosis in hemodialysis patients...
- Angioplasty and stenting of the cervical carotid bifurcation: report of a 4-year seriesG Bonaldi
Neuroradiology Department, Ospedali Riuniti, Bergamo, Italy bergamo it
Neuroradiology 44:164-74. 2002..The most dangerous phase of the treatment is dilation of the plaque by the balloon; deployment of an oversized stent without dilation is desirable whenever possible...
- Alteplase for hemodialysis access graft thrombolysisConstantinos T Sofocleous
Department of Radiology, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey 07103, USA
J Vasc Interv Radiol 13:775-84. 2002..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of alteplase, a recombinant tissue plasminogen activator, in hemodialysis access graft thrombolysis...
- Intravascular ultrasound scanning improves long-term patency of iliac lesions treated with balloon angioplasty and primary stentingClifford J Buckley
Division of Vascular Surgery, Scott and White Hospital, Texas A and M University Health Science Center, Temple 76508, USA
J Vasc Surg 35:316-23. 2002..Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) has been shown to initially improve the anatomic and clinical stenting. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the use of IVUS increased long-term patency of this intervention...
- 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...
- Usefulness of gamma intracoronary radiation for totally occluded in-stent restenotic coronary narrowingArvind K Sharma
Division of Cardiology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
Am J Cardiol 91:595-7. 2003
- Vertebral artery origin angioplasty and primary stenting: safety and restenosis rates in a prospective seriesG C Cloud
Division of Clinical Neuroscience, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE, UK
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:586-90. 2003..To report a single centre ongoing experience of endovascular treatment for atherosclerotic vertebral artery origin stenosis in a series of symptomatic patients, with follow up imaging to determine the incidence of restenosis...
- Balloon angioplasty as a treatment of failing infrainguinal autologous vein bypass graftsGregory A Carlson
Department of Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA 52242 1086, USA
J Vasc Surg 39:421-6. 2004..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of balloon angioplasty in the treatment of failing infrainguinal vein bypass (IVB) grafts...
- Angioplasty and stenting versus carotid-subclavian bypass for the treatment of isolated subclavian artery diseaseAli F Aburahma
Department of Surgery, Vascular Laboratory, and Vascular Center of Excellence, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Charleston, West Virginia 25304, USA
J Endovasc Ther 14:698-704. 2007....
- Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of malfunctioning Brescia-Cimino arteriovenous fistula: analysis of factors adversely affecting long-term patencyKoji Sugimoto
Department of Radiology, Kobe University School of Medicine, 7 5 2 Kusunoki cho, Chuo Ku, 650 0017, Kobe, Japan
Eur Radiol 13:1615-9. 2003..029). The higher age is the only factor that reduces the long-term patency rate after PTA...
- A randomized trial of polytetrafluoroethylene-membrane-covered stents compared with conventional stents in aortocoronary saphenous vein graftsVolker Schachinger
J W Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt Main, Germany
J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1360-9. 2003..31%, p = 0.93). This controlled trial does not indicate a superiority of the PTFE-membrane-covered Stentgraft compared with a conventional stent with respect to acute results, restenosis, or clinical event rates...
- Patency of Wallstents placed at the venous anastomosis of dialysis grafts for salvage of angioplasty-induced ruptureDheeraj K Rajan
Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Medical Imaging, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network University of Toronto, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON M5T 2S8, Canada
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 26:242-5. 2003..To retrospectively evaluate the patency of Wallstents placed at the venous anastomosis of polytetraflouroethylene (PTFE) hemodialysis grafts to preserve function following angioplasty-induced rupture...
- Effect of direct stenting on clinical outcome in patients treated with percutaneous coronary intervention on saphenous vein graftLaurent Leborgne
Cardiovascular Research Institute, Division of Cardiology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20100, USA
Am Heart J 146:501-6. 2003....
- Patency of saphenous vein coronary artery bypass grafts from the vascular prosthesis of the ascending aortaHidenori Sako
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Oita Medical University, Oita, Japan
Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 9:170-3. 2003..However, the validity of proximal anastomoses of vein grafts to the prosthetic tube graft of the ascending aorta has not been confirmed...
- Long-term results of endovascular stent placement in the superior caval venous systemT Smayra
Service Central de Radiologie, CHR Rangueil, Toulouse, France
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 24:388-94. 2001..CONCLUSION: Primary stenting of superior caval obstruction is a first-choice treatment method achieving good mid-term patency. Patients with hemodialysis shunts must be closely monitored for early reintervention...
- Randomized trial of a distal embolic protection device during percutaneous intervention of saphenous vein aorto-coronary bypass graftsDonald S Baim
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
Circulation 105:1285-90. 2002..We report the first multicenter randomized trial to evaluate use of a distal embolic protection device during stenting of such lesions...
- Cutting balloon angioplasty in arteriovenous fistulasBrian Funaki
Section of Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Chicago Hospitals, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2026, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
J Vasc Interv Radiol 16:5-7. 2005
- Residual stenosis after conventional balloon angioplasty for hemodialysis shunt failure: treatment with metallic stent placement and post-balloon dilatationShuji Kariya
Department of Radiology, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
Radiat Med 23:51-5. 2005..The usefulness of metallic stent placement and post-balloon dilatation was investigated for patients with residual stenosis after conventional percutaneous transluminal balloon angioplasty (balloon PTA) of dialysis shunt vessels...
- [Coronary artery bypass : Vein graft lesion]Akiko Maehara
Cardiovascular Center, Toranomon Hospital
Nihon Rinsho 61:600-4. 2003
- HEMODIALYSIS VASCULAR ACCESS CLINICAL TRIALS CONSORTIUMMichael 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. ..
- 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. ..
- Dialysis Access Consortium Clinical TrialsLAURA DEMBER; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Thrombus resolution is CXC chemokine dependentPeter Henke; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Vein wall remodeling after DVT is matrix metalloproteinase dependentPeter 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. ..
- Effect of Age on Vein Graft Neointimal FormationBrian Cooley; Fiscal Year: 2003..Furthermore, the establishment of an age-associated model of vein grafting will permit age-specific evaluation of new therapeutic avenues for inhibiting neointimal formation. ..
- Bradykinin Receptor Antagonism During Cardiopulmonary BypassMias Pretorius; Fiscal Year: 2010..These studies promise to provide important information regarding the effects of drugs that interrupt the RAS and generate new strategies to reduce morbidity in patients undergoing CPB. ..
- Low-Cost Digital Imaging System for Evaluating ThrombosisBrian Cooley; Fiscal Year: 2008..This imaging methodology may have a capacity for future adaptation to clinical thrombosis imaging. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Prospective Investigation for Pulmonary Embolism Dx IIIPaul Stein; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- PROSPECTIVE INVESTIGATION OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM DX-IIPaul Stein; Fiscal Year: 2003..4) The team of investigators is strong, and has collaborated previously in successful research in PE. ..
- QUANTIFICATION OF FACTORS LEADING TO VEIN GRAFT FAILUREDaniel Leotta; Fiscal Year: 2004..By developing methods to detect the early indicators of impending failure, this project offers the opportunity to extend the useful life of the grafts by permitting early treatment of the lesions. ..
- Osteoprotegerin and osteopontin in aortic aneurysmJonathan Golledge; Fiscal Year: 2009..Understanding the role of these calcium-controlling proteins in artery weakness and how drug therapy can interfere in these effects is an important step in the development of new treatment for aortic aneurysm. ..
- Virtual Patients for Computing Radiation DosesXie Xu; Fiscal Year: 2007..These two cores then support four parallel clinical projects. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Augmentation of Lymphangiogenesis by Increased Fluid Channeling in Mouse SkinJeremy Goldman; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- 4D Visible Human Modeling for Radiation DosimetryXie George Xu; Fiscal Year: 2010..4).To establish an internet-based information-sharing resource on virtual-human motion simulation and radiation dosimetry. ..
- Nanoparticle targeting of cathepsin-L inhibitor and doxorubicin in breast cancerShaker Mousa; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Mechanisms of Shear-Regulated Vein Graft RemodelingScott Berceli; Fiscal Year: 2008..Insight into these signaling pathways, in combination with development of these powerful gene inhibition techniques, offers the potential for direct application to the clinical setting. ..
- Novel cancer therapy by EGFR targeted transfection of synthetic dsRNAAlexander Levitzki; Fiscal Year: 2009..Our preliminary results (shown here) support our contention. If successful, this form of therapy could benefit or even cure many cancer patients, without the need for lengthy and expensive procedures. ..
- Mechanisms of Air Pollution Health Effects in Subjects with Heart FailureGregory Wellenius; Fiscal Year: 2008..Understanding the underlying mechanisms may lead to new preventative strategies, new treatments, or improved air quality. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Regulation of VEGF-C by Interstitial FlowJeremy Goldman; Fiscal Year: 2008..Therefore, we aim to determine whether an augmentation of fluid channel formation will increase interstitial flow and promote functional lymphangiogenesis in experimental lymphedema. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- AIF-1 Expression In VSMC Growth And ArteriopathyMichael Autieri; Fiscal Year: 2009..Characterization of AIF-1 function will clarify our understanding of inflammation-mediated signal transduction leading to VSMC pathobiology and vascular- immune cell cross talk. ..
- CHOLESTEROL & PLAQUE RUPTURE--WOMEN AND PLAQUE EROSIONRenu Virmani; Fiscal Year: 2001..In addition, analysis of plaque morphology in the animal model proposed in Project 4 will be carried out in project 1. ..
- 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...
- Ariol SL-50 Workstation and Review StationsMARY WASHINGTON; Fiscal Year: 2005..An additional benefit is the ease of data sharing among groups, facilitating interactions among investigators and promoting inter-SPORE collaborations. ..
- TRAINING IN TISSUE ENGINEERING & IMPLANT SCIENCEJoachim Kohn; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Role of Cysteine-rich Protein 2 in Vascular DiseaseShaw Fang Yet; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Role of 10-formyldihydrofolate in purine biosynthesisTsunenobu 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. ..
- INFLAMMATORY MECHANISMS OF NEOINTIMAL HYPERPLASIAC Ozaki; Fiscal Year: 2004..We hypothesize that Ill-10 downregulates neointimal hyperplasia. TNF-alpha and IL-10 mediated cellular processes serve as a potential site for therapeutically interrupting pathologic arterial remodeling. ..
- Mechanical Stretch and Vein Graft Intimal HyperplasiaJeremy Goldman; Fiscal Year: 2005..Specific Aim II: Investigate the role of platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF)-BB and related signaling molecules in mediating subsequent vascular cell proliferation. ..
- COMBINATORIAL APPROACH TO BIOMATERIALS DESIGNJoachim Kohn; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Particulate Air Pollution and Acute Ischemic StrokeGregory Wellenius; Fiscal Year: 2006..These hypotheses will be tested in patient populations with complimentary strengths. ..
- Endothelial Dysfunction, Oxidative Stress and Risk of Peripheral Arterial DiseaseKenneth Jay Mukamal; Fiscal Year: 2010..Finally, we will examine how a derived dietary antioxidant score, based upon measured oxidative potential of specific foods using the ferric-reducing/antioxidant power method, is related to PAD. ..
- Bioengineering of a Stent-Graft for Gene TherapyHong Yu; Fiscal Year: 2005..The host immune response to the transgene product canine F.IX will also be examined. The outcome of the project will have direct applications in the treatment of hemophilia as well as other blood and vascular disorders. ..
- Transcriptional Regulation of PDGF Receptor AlphaJane Reusch; Fiscal Year: 2009..Determine how PDGFRa expression is affected by changing concentrations and activation states of CREB and C/EBPdelta. 3. To determine whether PPARa mediated suppression of PDGFRa gene expression works through CREB and C/EBPs. ..
- Collagen-Binding Integrins in Intimal HyperplasiaEric 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. ..
- Plaque Progression, Apoptosis and InflammationRenu Virmani; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Heavy Drinking & Coronary Disease: Acute/Chronic EffectsKenneth Mukamal; Fiscal Year: 2006..These results may prove to have important biological, clinical, and public health implications for the care of CHD. ..
- Vascular Access in Hemodialysis PatientsMichael 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. ..
- Clinical Research Using Non-Fourier 3D Cardiac MRIFrank Rybicki; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..