vascular graft occlusion

Summary

Summary: Obstruction of flow in biological or prosthetic vascular grafts.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Equivalent secondary patency rates of upper extremity Vectra Vascular Access Grafts and transposed brachial-basilic fistulas with aggressive access surveillance and endovascular treatment
    Stavros K Kakkos
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:407-14. 2008
  2. ncbi Interventional radiology in hemodialysis fistulae and grafts: a multidisciplinary approach
    Luc Turmel-Rodrigues
    Department of Cardiovascular Radiology, Clinique St Gatien, Place de la Cathedrale, F 37000 Tours, France
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 25:3-16. 2002
  3. ncbi Radiological intervention to maintain vascular access
    P Haage
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, D 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 32:84-9. 2006
  4. ncbi The influence of out-of-plane geometry on pulsatile flow within a distal end-to-side anastomosis
    Y 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
  5. ncbi Left internal thoracic artery-radial artery composite grafts as the technique of choice for myocardial revascularization in elderly patients: a prospective randomized evaluation
    Claudio Muneretto
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Brescia Medical School, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:179-84. 2004
  6. ncbi Non-invasive assessment of coronary artery bypass graft with retrospectively ECG-gated four-row multi-detector spiral computed tomography
    Riccardo 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
  7. ncbi Coronary artery bypass grafts: ECG-gated multi-detector row CT angiography--influence of image reconstruction interval on graft visibility
    Jurgen K Willmann
    Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Radiology 232:568-77. 2004
  8. ncbi Vascular access stenosis: comparison of arteriovenous grafts and fistulas
    Ivan D Maya
    Division of Nephrology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:859-65. 2004
  9. ncbi Increasing arteriovenous fistulas in hemodialysis patients: problems and solutions
    Michael Allon
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1900 University Boulevard, S THT 647, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Kidney Int 62:1109-24. 2002
  10. ncbi Spontaneous late thrombolysis of an occluded saphenous vein graft subsequent to acute myocardial infarction treated with percutaneous coronary intervention to the native culprit vessel
    Rajesh A Shah
    Department of Cardiology, Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 19:178-82. 2006

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  1. ncbi Equivalent secondary patency rates of upper extremity Vectra Vascular Access Grafts and transposed brachial-basilic fistulas with aggressive access surveillance and endovascular treatment
    Stavros 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...
  2. ncbi Interventional radiology in hemodialysis fistulae and grafts: a multidisciplinary approach
    Luc Turmel-Rodrigues
    Department of Cardiovascular Radiology, Clinique St Gatien, Place de la Cathedrale, F 37000 Tours, France
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 25:3-16. 2002
    ..To review the place of interventional radiology in arteriovenous access for hemodialysis...
  3. ncbi Radiological intervention to maintain vascular access
    P 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...
  4. ncbi The influence of out-of-plane geometry on pulsatile flow within a distal end-to-side anastomosis
    Y 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
    ....
  5. ncbi Left internal thoracic artery-radial artery composite grafts as the technique of choice for myocardial revascularization in elderly patients: a prospective randomized evaluation
    Claudio 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...
  6. ncbi Non-invasive assessment of coronary artery bypass graft with retrospectively ECG-gated four-row multi-detector spiral computed tomography
    Riccardo 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...
  7. ncbi Coronary artery bypass grafts: ECG-gated multi-detector row CT angiography--influence of image reconstruction interval on graft visibility
    Jurgen K Willmann
    Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Radiology 232:568-77. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi Vascular access stenosis: comparison of arteriovenous grafts and fistulas
    Ivan D Maya
    Division of Nephrology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:859-65. 2004
    ..There is little published literature comparing the features of stenosis between arteriovenous fistulas and grafts, relative outcomes of elective angioplasty, and clinical factors predictive of access patency after angioplasty...
  9. ncbi Increasing arteriovenous fistulas in hemodialysis patients: problems and solutions
    Michael Allon
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1900 University Boulevard, S THT 647, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Kidney Int 62:1109-24. 2002
    ..However, differences among dialysis units are likely to persist because of differences in gender, race, and co-morbidity mix of the patient population...
  10. ncbi Spontaneous late thrombolysis of an occluded saphenous vein graft subsequent to acute myocardial infarction treated with percutaneous coronary intervention to the native culprit vessel
    Rajesh 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...
  11. ncbi 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 trials
    Marco 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...
  12. ncbi Paclitaxel stent coating inhibits neointimal hyperplasia at 4 weeks in a porcine model of coronary restenosis
    A 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...
  13. ncbi Monthly access flow monitoring with increased prophylactic angioplasty did not improve fistula patency
    Hassan 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...
  14. ncbi SMART stent for salvage of hemodialysis access grafts
    Patrick 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...
  15. ncbi Nitinol stents in hemodialysis access
    Timothy W I Clark
    Section of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:1037-40. 2004
  16. ncbi Transbrachial coil occlusion of the large branch of an internal mammary artery coronary graft
    Ertugrul 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...
  17. ncbi Sustained reduction of in-stent neointimal growth with the use of a novel systemic nanoparticle paclitaxel
    Frank 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...
  18. ncbi Salvaging prosthetic dialysis fistulas with stents: forearm versus upper arm grafts
    Stephen Kolakowski
    Section of Vascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, 700 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:719-23. 2003
    ..We compared results of angioplasty with those of concomitant stent placement to treat thrombosed forearm hemodialysis grafts with results for upper arm grafts...
  19. ncbi Doppler evaluation and coil embolization of left internal mammary artery bypass graft side branch
    Nirav 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
  20. ncbi Cardiac saphenous vein bypass graft disease
    G 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...
  21. ncbi Venous pressure monitoring does not accurately predict access failure in children
    Deepa H Chand
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension, A 120, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 17:765-9. 2002
    ..3229). Dynamic venous pressure monitoring is not an adequate predictor of access thrombosis in pediatric patients...
  22. ncbi Intermediate-term patency of saphenous vein graft with a clampless hand-sewn proximal anastomosis device after off-pump coronary bypass grafting
    Tomoki Shimokawa
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sakakibara Heart Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1416-20. 2009
    ....
  23. ncbi Radial artery bypass grafts have an increased occurrence of angiographically severe stenosis and occlusion compared with left internal mammary arteries and saphenous vein grafts
    Umesh 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...
  24. ncbi Permanent hemodialysis vascular access survival in children and adolescents with end-stage renal disease
    Rita D Sheth
    Department of Pediatrics, and Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Kidney Int 62:1864-9. 2002
    ..Long-term survival of arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) and arteriovenous grafts (AVGs) in pediatric patients has not been well described...
  25. ncbi The comparison of the graft patency after coronary artery bypass grafting using coronary angiography and multi-slice computed tomography
    Kyung 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...
  26. ncbi Recent strategies to reduce vein graft occlusion: a need to limit the effect of vascular damage
    J 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
    ....
  27. ncbi 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 Nether
    E 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)...
  28. ncbi High-dose intradialytic urokinase to restore the patency of permanent central vein hemodialysis catheters
    Z 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)...
  29. ncbi Rosuvastatin attenuates angiotensin II-induced neointimal formation after stent implantation in the rat
    Pim 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)...
  30. ncbi Axillary loop grafts for hemodialysis access: midterm results from a single-center study
    Elixène Jean-Baptiste
    Service de Chirurgie Vasculaire, Hopital Saint Roch, University Hospital of Nice, 5 rue Pierre Devoluy, Nice, France
    J Vasc Surg 47:138-43. 2008
    ..This study reports our midterm results with arteriovenous axillary loop grafts (AVALG) and evaluates their role in construction of vascular access for patients on chronic hemodialysis...
  31. ncbi Effects of hydroxymethylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitor simvastatin on smooth muscle cell proliferation in vitro and neointimal formation in vivo after vascular injury
    C 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...
  32. ncbi 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 thickness
    George 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...
  33. pmc Metallic stent placement in hemodialysis graft patients after insufficient balloon dilation
    Huei Lung Liang
    Department of Radiology, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Korean J Radiol 7:118-24. 2006
    ..We wanted to report our experience of metallic stent placement after insufficient balloon dilation in graft hemodialysis patients...
  34. ncbi Sixteen-slice multidetector computed tomography for graft patency evaluation after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Miguel 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...
  35. ncbi Percutaneous treatment of saphenous vein graft disease: the ongoing challenge
    Donald S Baim
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1370-2. 2003
  36. ncbi Cellular, molecular and immunological mechanisms in the pathophysiology of vein graft intimal hyperplasia
    Amit 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...
  37. ncbi Analysis of blood flow in an out-of-plane CABG model
    Meena 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...
  38. ncbi Drug-eluting stents in preclinical studies: recommended evaluation from a consensus group
    Robert S Schwartz
    Minnesota Cardiovascular Research Institute and Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Minneapolis, 55407, USA
    Circulation 106:1867-73. 2002
  39. ncbi Elevated preprocedural high-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels are associated with neointimal hyperplasia and restenosis development after successful coronary artery stenting
    Young 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
    ....
  40. ncbi Evaluation of venous and arterial conduit patency by 16-slice spiral computed tomography
    E 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...
  41. ncbi 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 Study
    Steven 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...
  42. ncbi Initial experience with 64-slice cardiac CT: non-invasive visualization of coronary artery bypass grafts
    Gregor 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...
  43. ncbi Prosthetic axillary-axillary arteriovenous straight access (necklace graft) for difficult hemodialysis patients: a prospective single-center experience
    Mohamed A Morsy
    South West Thames, Surrey and Sussex Renal Transplant Network, London, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 48:1251-4, 1254.e1. 2008
    ..We describe our experience with this procedure in a series of patients...
  44. ncbi Intramural stress increases exponentially with stent diameter: a stress threshold for neointimal hyperplasia
    Peter 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...
  45. ncbi Salvage of thrombosed dialysis access grafts with venous anastomosis stents
    Vijay P Sreenarasimhaiah
    Division of Nephrology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Kidney Int 67:678-84. 2005
    ..The role of intravascular stents in patients who have failed angioplasty or surgical revision at the venous anastomosis has not been fully elucidated, particularly in older grafts that have previously undergone multiple procedures...
  46. ncbi Regular monitoring of access flow compared with monitoring of venous pressure fails to improve graft survival
    Louise 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...
  47. ncbi 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...
  48. ncbi Venous neointimal hyperplasia in polytetrafluoroethylene dialysis grafts
    P 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...
  49. ncbi Metallic stents deployed in synthetic arteriovenous hemodialysis grafts
    G 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...
  50. ncbi Asymptomatic central venous stenosis in hemodialysis patients
    Rebecca 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)...
  51. ncbi Total arterial revascularization with an internal thoracic artery and radial artery T graft
    T 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...
  52. ncbi [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...
  53. ncbi Vascular access surveillance: evaluation of combining dynamic venous pressure and vascular access blood flow measurements
    Heidi 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...
  54. ncbi Multidetector computed tomography versus coronary angiogram in evaluation of coronary artery bypass grafts
    Min 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...
  55. ncbi Effect of secondary interventions on patency of vascular access sites for hemodialysis
    F Karakayali
    Department of General Surgery, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 32:701-9. 2006
    ..To determine the impact of secondary procedures performed to maintain arteriovenous fistula (AVF) and arteriovenous graft (AVG) patency...
  56. ncbi The use of covered nitinol stents to salvage dialysis grafts after multiple failures
    Joseph 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...
  57. ncbi Percutaneous laser-facilitated thrombectomy: an innovative, easily applied, and effective therapeutic option for recanalization of acute and subacute thrombotic hemodialysis shunt occlusions
    Johannes 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...
  58. ncbi Factors influencing the need for target vessel revascularization after renal artery stenting
    Mark 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...
  59. ncbi Cutting Balloon angioplasty for the treatment of haemodyalisis vascular accesses: midterm results
    G 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...
  60. ncbi Value of the hemobahn/viabahn endoprosthesis in the treatment of long chronic lesions of the superficial femoral artery: 6 years of experience
    Matthias 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...
  61. ncbi Adjunctive primary stenting of Zenith endograft limbs during endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: implications for limb patency
    Nayan Sivamurthy
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, 94143 0222, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:662-70. 2006
    ..The insertion of additional stents within the endograft limb may prevent future occlusion. This study evaluates limb patency with and without adjunctive stenting of endograft limbs at the time of endovascular AAA repair...
  62. ncbi Outcome and prognostic factors of restenosis after percutaneous treatment of native hemodialysis fistulas
    Timothy 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...
  63. ncbi Comparison of SMART stent placement for arteriovenous graft salvage versus successful graft PTA
    Patrick 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...
  64. ncbi Treatment of renal artery fibromuscular dysplasia with balloon angioplasty: a prospective follow-up study
    M 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...
  65. ncbi 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
  66. ncbi Simultaneous restenosis of Taxus and Cypher drug-eluting stents
    Kent R Nilsson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Box 31097, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 18:557-60. 2006
  67. pmc Stent placement versus angioplasty improves patency of arteriovenous grafts and blood flow of arteriovenous fistulae
    Micah 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...
  68. ncbi Percutaneous rheolytic thrombectomy for thrombosed autogenous fistulae and prosthetic arteriovenous grafts: outcome after aggressive surveillance and endovascular management
    Stavros 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...
  69. ncbi Outpatient treatment of arterial inflow stenoses of dysfunctional hemodialysis access fistulas by retrograde venous access puncture and catheterization
    Lucien 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...
  70. ncbi Focal in-stent restenosis and in-stent thrombosis within the same bare-metal stent 5 years after deployment in a saphenous vein graft
    Francis 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...
  71. ncbi Use of the Vectra polyetherurethaneurea graft for dialysis access in HIV-positive patients with end-stage renal disease
    A Frederick Schild
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 41:506-8. 2007
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  72. ncbi Use of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene-covered nitinol stents for the salvage of dysfunctional autogenous hemodialysis fistulas
    Maneesh 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...
  73. ncbi Influence of luminal diameters on flow surveillance of hemodialysis grafts: insights from a mathematical model
    John 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...
  74. ncbi The use of both peripheral and coronary techniques to treat a diseased saphenous vein graft
    Alan 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...
  75. ncbi 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...
  76. ncbi Color Doppler ultrasonography percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of vascular access grafts
    G Bacchini
    Department of Nephrology and Dialysis, A Manzoni Hospital, Lecco, Italy
    J Vasc Access 8:81-5. 2007
    ..This PTA under CDU guidance allows patients to avoid surgical intervention, hospitalization, and adverse reactions to contrast media and exposure to ionizing radiation, with reduced cost and with better graft survival...
  77. ncbi 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...
  78. ncbi Emergency percutaneous treatment of arterial iliac axis ruptures
    Domenico 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...
  79. ncbi Long-term outcomes of primary angioplasty and primary stenting of central venous stenosis in hemodialysis patients
    Andrew 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...
  80. ncbi The effect of implementation of an optimized care protocol on the outcome of arteriovenous hemodialysis access surgery
    Hans Flu
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Haga Hospital, The Hague, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 48:659-68. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the influence of the new optimized care protocol on the incidence of revisions (surgical and endovascular) and patency rates...
  81. ncbi Use of stent grafts to repair hemodialysis graft-related pseudoaneurysms
    Thomas 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...
  82. ncbi Prevalence and treatment of cephalic arch stenosis in dysfunctional autogenous hemodialysis fistulas
    Dheeraj 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...
  83. ncbi Prevention of recurrent central venous stenosis using endovascular irradiation following stent placement in hemodialysis patients
    P 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...
  84. ncbi Angioplasty and stenting of the cervical carotid bifurcation: report of a 4-year series
    G 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...
  85. ncbi Alteplase for hemodialysis access graft thrombolysis
    Constantinos 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...
  86. ncbi Intravascular ultrasound scanning improves long-term patency of iliac lesions treated with balloon angioplasty and primary stenting
    Clifford 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...
  87. ncbi Endovascular treatment of central vein stenoses and/or occlusions in hemodialysis patients
    Jana 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...
  88. ncbi Usefulness of gamma intracoronary radiation for totally occluded in-stent restenotic coronary narrowing
    Arvind K Sharma
    Division of Cardiology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:595-7. 2003
  89. pmc Vertebral artery origin angioplasty and primary stenting: safety and restenosis rates in a prospective series
    G 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...
  90. ncbi Balloon angioplasty as a treatment of failing infrainguinal autologous vein bypass grafts
    Gregory 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...
  91. ncbi Angioplasty and stenting versus carotid-subclavian bypass for the treatment of isolated subclavian artery disease
    Ali 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
    ....
  92. ncbi Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of malfunctioning Brescia-Cimino arteriovenous fistula: analysis of factors adversely affecting long-term patency
    Koji 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...
  93. ncbi A randomized trial of polytetrafluoroethylene-membrane-covered stents compared with conventional stents in aortocoronary saphenous vein grafts
    Volker 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...
  94. ncbi Patency of Wallstents placed at the venous anastomosis of dialysis grafts for salvage of angioplasty-induced rupture
    Dheeraj K Rajan
    Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Medical Imaging, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network University of Toronto, 399 Bathurst Street, 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...
  95. ncbi Effect of direct stenting on clinical outcome in patients treated with percutaneous coronary intervention on saphenous vein graft
    Laurent Leborgne
    Cardiovascular Research Institute, Division of Cardiology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20100, USA
    Am Heart J 146:501-6. 2003
    ....
  96. ncbi Patency of saphenous vein coronary artery bypass grafts from the vascular prosthesis of the ascending aorta
    Hidenori 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...
  97. ncbi Long-term results of endovascular stent placement in the superior caval venous system
    T 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...
  98. ncbi Randomized trial of a distal embolic protection device during percutaneous intervention of saphenous vein aorto-coronary bypass grafts
    Donald 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...
  99. ncbi Cutting balloon angioplasty in arteriovenous fistulas
    Brian 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
  100. ncbi Residual stenosis after conventional balloon angioplasty for hemodialysis shunt failure: treatment with metallic stent placement and post-balloon dilatation
    Shuji 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...
  101. ncbi [Coronary artery bypass : Vein graft lesion]
    Akiko Maehara
    Cardiovascular Center, Toranomon Hospital
    Nihon Rinsho 61:600-4. 2003

Research Grants39

  1. HEMODIALYSIS VASCULAR ACCESS CLINICAL TRIALS CONSORTIUM
    Michael Allon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The primary endpoint will be fistula thrombosis within 6 weeks, and the secondary endpoint will be the ability to use the fistula successfully for dialysis within 6 months. ..
  2. GENETIC ENGINEERING OF A FAILURE RESISTANT VEIN GRAFT
    Michael 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. ..
  3. Dialysis Access Consortium Clinical Trials
    LAURA DEMBER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  4. Thrombus resolution is CXC chemokine dependent
    Peter Henke; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Vein wall remodeling after DVT is matrix metalloproteinase dependent
    Peter Henke; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This proposal will provide important mechanistic insight into the pathophysiology of post-phelbitic syndrome with real potential translation to decreasing the morbidity from this under-acknowledged disease. ..
  6. Effect of Age on Vein Graft Neointimal Formation
    Brian 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. ..
  7. Bradykinin Receptor Antagonism During Cardiopulmonary Bypass
    Mias 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. ..
  8. Low-Cost Digital Imaging System for Evaluating Thrombosis
    Brian Cooley; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This imaging methodology may have a capacity for future adaptation to clinical thrombosis imaging. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. Prospective Investigation for Pulmonary Embolism Dx III
    Paul Stein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. PROSPECTIVE INVESTIGATION OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM DX-II
    Paul Stein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..4) The team of investigators is strong, and has collaborated previously in successful research in PE. ..
  11. QUANTIFICATION OF FACTORS LEADING TO VEIN GRAFT FAILURE
    Daniel 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. ..
  12. Osteoprotegerin and osteopontin in aortic aneurysm
    Jonathan Golledge; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Understanding the role of these calcium-controlling proteins in artery weakness and how drug therapy can interfere in these effects is an important step in the development of new treatment for aortic aneurysm. ..
  13. Virtual Patients for Computing Radiation Doses
    Xie Xu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These two cores then support four parallel clinical projects. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Augmentation of Lymphangiogenesis by Increased Fluid Channeling in Mouse Skin
    Jeremy Goldman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. 4D Visible Human Modeling for Radiation Dosimetry
    Xie George Xu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..4).To establish an internet-based information-sharing resource on virtual-human motion simulation and radiation dosimetry. ..
  16. Nanoparticle targeting of cathepsin-L inhibitor and doxorubicin in breast cancer
    Shaker Mousa; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Mechanisms of Shear-Regulated Vein Graft Remodeling
    Scott 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. ..
  18. Novel cancer therapy by EGFR targeted transfection of synthetic dsRNA
    Alexander 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. ..
  19. Mechanisms of Air Pollution Health Effects in Subjects with Heart Failure
    Gregory Wellenius; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Understanding the underlying mechanisms may lead to new preventative strategies, new treatments, or improved air quality. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. The Regulation of VEGF-C by Interstitial Flow
    Jeremy 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]..
  21. AIF-1 Expression In VSMC Growth And Arteriopathy
    Michael 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. ..
  22. CHOLESTEROL & PLAQUE RUPTURE--WOMEN AND PLAQUE EROSION
    Renu 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. ..
  23. Antiproliferative Rx for venous neointimal hyperplasia
    Prabir Roy Chaudhury; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We believe that the results from this study could transform the clinical care of hemodialysis patients and at the same time result in the successful clinical application of local therapy for the treatment of neointimal hyperplasia...
  24. Ariol SL-50 Workstation and Review Stations
    MARY WASHINGTON; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..An additional benefit is the ease of data sharing among groups, facilitating interactions among investigators and promoting inter-SPORE collaborations. ..
  25. TRAINING IN TISSUE ENGINEERING & IMPLANT SCIENCE
    Joachim Kohn; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. Role of Cysteine-rich Protein 2 in Vascular Disease
    Shaw Fang Yet; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. Role of 10-formyldihydrofolate in purine biosynthesis
    Tsunenobu Tamura; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If this pathway is proven, derivatives of 10-HCO-H2folate could be used to inhibit de novo purine biosynthesis for developing new anticancer drugs. ..
  28. INFLAMMATORY MECHANISMS OF NEOINTIMAL HYPERPLASIA
    C 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. ..
  29. Mechanical Stretch and Vein Graft Intimal Hyperplasia
    Jeremy 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. ..
  30. COMBINATORIAL APPROACH TO BIOMATERIALS DESIGN
    Joachim Kohn; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  31. Particulate Air Pollution and Acute Ischemic Stroke
    Gregory Wellenius; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These hypotheses will be tested in patient populations with complimentary strengths. ..
  32. Endothelial Dysfunction, Oxidative Stress and Risk of Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Kenneth 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. ..
  33. Bioengineering of a Stent-Graft for Gene Therapy
    Hong 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. ..
  34. Transcriptional Regulation of PDGF Receptor Alpha
    Jane 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. ..
  35. Collagen-Binding Integrins in Intimal Hyperplasia
    Eric Choi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Next, we plan to understand the role of collagenases in the interplay of SMC migration on native collagen. Finally, we will block the critical pathways of SMC migration in vivo to eliminate intimal lesion formation. ..
  36. Plaque Progression, Apoptosis and Inflammation
    Renu Virmani; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  37. Heavy Drinking & Coronary Disease: Acute/Chronic Effects
    Kenneth Mukamal; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These results may prove to have important biological, clinical, and public health implications for the care of CHD. ..
  38. Vascular Access in Hemodialysis Patients
    Michael Allon; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The applicant will assist the trainees in acquiring the conceptual skills, research experience, and motivation required to pursue a successful career in Academic Nephrology. ..
  39. Clinical Research Using Non-Fourier 3D Cardiac MRI
    Frank Rybicki; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..