Gilbert Upchurch, MD

Gilbert R Upchurch, MD

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Publications

Treatment and Outcomes of Aortic Graft Infections Using a Decision Algorithm.
Annals of vascular surgery
2021

Transcriptomic responses from improved murine sepsis models can better mimic human surgical sepsis.
FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
2021

Surgeon Credentialing Should Reflect Real-world Practice Outcomes Rather Than Arbitrary Minimum-Volume Benchmarks.
JAMA surgery
2021

Society for Vascular Surgery clinical practice guidelines of thoracic endovascular aortic repair for descending thoracic aortic aneurysms.
Journal of vascular surgery
2021

Sex-Based Differences Among Experimental Swine Abdominal Aortic aneurysms.
The Journal of surgical research
2021

Remodeling, Reintervention, and Survival After Endovascular Repair of Chronic Type B Dissection.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2021

Performance Improvement With Implementation of a Surgical Skills Curriculum.
Journal of surgical education
2021

Optimizing predictive strategies for acute kidney injury after major vascular surgery.
Surgery
2021

Intraoperative hypotension and complications after vascular surgery: A scoping review.
Surgery
2021

Grit matters in vascular surgery.
Journal of vascular surgery
2021

Fluoroquinolones and Aortic Disease-Is It Time to Broaden the Warning?
JAMA surgery
2021

Evaluating Growth Patterns of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Diameter With Serial Computed Tomography Surveillance.
JAMA surgery
2021

Eosinophils Protect Mice From Angiotensin-II Perfusion-Induced Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.
Circulation research
2021

Diversification of Academic Surgery, Its Leadership, and the Importance of Intersectionality.
JAMA surgery
2021

Contemporary management and outcomes of complex vascular surgical groin wound infections.
Journal of vascular surgery
2021

Clinical Impact of a Dedicated Trauma Hybrid Operating Room.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons
2021

Building an Artificial Intelligence-Competent Surgical Workforce.
JAMA surgery
2021

Bridging the artificial intelligence valley of death in surgical decision-making.
Surgery
2021

Association between surgeon case volume and years of practice experience with open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair outcomes.
Journal of vascular surgery
2021

Aligning Patient Acuity with Resource Intensity after Major Surgery: A Scoping Review.
Annals of surgery
2021

The Changing Face of Academic Surgery: Overrepresentation of Women among Surgeon-Scientists with R01 Funding.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons
2020

Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography Imaging Using Formyl Peptide Receptor 1 Ligand Can Diagnose Aortic Aneurysms in a Mouse Model.
The Journal of surgical research
2020

Safety and efficacy of a hybrid approach for repair of complicated aberrant subclavian arteries.
Journal of vascular surgery
2020

Reactive Artificial Intelligence Using Big Data in the Era of Precision Medicine-Reply.
JAMA surgery
2020

Predicting In-Hospital Survival in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection Medically Treated.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
2020

Pharmacologic inhibition of transient receptor channel vanilloid 4 attenuates abdominal aortic aneurysm formation.
FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
2020

Performance advantages for grit and optimism.
American journal of surgery
2020

Pasteurella Multiocida infection resulting in a descending thoracic aorta mycotic pseudoaneurysm.
Journal of cardiac surgery
2020

Overweight Patients with Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia Undergo more Diagnostic Studies: A Retrospective Analysis.
The American surgeon
2020

Opportunities for machine learning to improve surgical ward safety.
American journal of surgery
2020

National incidence, mortality outcomes, and predictors of spinal cord ischemia after thoracic endovascular aortic repair.
Journal of vascular surgery
2020

Mysteries, Epistemological Modesty, and Artificial Intelligence in Surgery.
Frontiers in artificial intelligence
2020

MicroRNA-206 antagomiR‒enriched extracellular vesicles attenuate lung ischemia‒reperfusion injury through CXCL1 regulation in alveolar epithelial cells.
The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation
2020

Intelligent, Autonomous Machines in Surgery.
The Journal of surgical research
2020

Impact of hospital volume on patient safety indicators and failure to rescue following open aortic aneurysm repair.
Journal of vascular surgery
2020

Female Mice Exhibit Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Protection in an Established Rupture Model.
The Journal of surgical research
2020

Decision analysis and reinforcement learning in surgical decision-making.
Surgery
2020

Complicated acute type B aortic dissection: update on management and results.
The Journal of cardiovascular surgery
2020

Comparative outcomes of open, hybrid, and fenestrated branched endovascular repair of extent II and III thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms.
Journal of vascular surgery
2020

Association of hospital volume with patient selection, risk of complications, and mortality from failure to rescue after open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
Journal of vascular surgery
2020

Artificial Intelligence and Surgical Decision-making.
JAMA surgery
2020

Adipocytes promote interleukin-18 binding to its receptors during abdominal aortic aneurysm formation in mice.
European heart journal
2020

Added Value of Intraoperative Data for Predicting Postoperative Complications: The MySurgeryRisk PostOp Extension.
The Journal of surgical research
2020

A validated mouse model capable of recapitulating the protective effects of female sex hormones on ascending aortic aneurysms and dissections (AADs).
Physiological reports
2020

ZFP148 (Zinc-Finger Protein 148) Binds Cooperatively With NF-1 (Neurofibromin 1) to Inhibit Smooth Muscle Marker Gene Expression During Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Formation.
Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology
2019

Vascular surgery needs millennials!
Journal of vascular surgery
2019

Validation of a preoperative prediction model for mortality within 1 year after endovascular aortic aneurysm repair of intact aneurysms.
Journal of vascular surgery
2019

Use of Artificial Intelligence to Represent Emergent Systems and Augment Surgical Decision-making.
JAMA surgery
2019

The biology of external iliac artery endofibosis: What can we learn from this disease to help us treat other fibroproliferative arteriopathies?
Journal of vascular surgery
2019

The Society of Vascular Surgery Practice Guidelines on the Care of Patients With Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.
JAMA surgery
2019

The Need to Better Define the Who, What, and Where of Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta.
JAMA surgery
2019

Preoperative beta blockade is associated with increased rates of 30-day major adverse cardiac events in critical limb ischemia patients undergoing infrainguinal revascularization.
Journal of vascular surgery
2019

Porcine Model of Infrarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.
Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE
2019

Murine Surgical Model of Topical Elastase Induced Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm.
Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE
2019

Management of patch infections after carotid endarterectomy and utility of femoral vein interposition bypass graft.
Journal of vascular surgery
2019

Klf4, Klf2, and Zfp148 activate autophagy-related genes in smooth muscle cells during aortic aneurysm formation.
Physiological reports
2019

Interaction between frailty and sex on mortality after elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
Journal of vascular surgery
2019

Increased warm ischemia time during vessel harvest decreases the primary patency of cryopreserved conduits in patients undergoing lower extremity bypass.
Journal of vascular surgery
2019

Implications of secondary aortic intervention after thoracic endovascular aortic repair for acute and chronic type B dissection.
Journal of vascular surgery
2019

Impact of secondary interventions on mortality after fenestrated branched endovascular aortic aneurysm repair.
Journal of vascular surgery
2019

Financial implications of coding inaccuracies in patients undergoing elective endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
Journal of vascular surgery
2019

Editorial: Using Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education case logs to understand differences in vascular surgery training paradigms.
Surgery
2019

Cyclophilin A contributes to aortopathy induced by postnatal loss of smooth muscle TGFBR1.
FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
2019

Clinical Characteristics and Longitudinal Outcomes of Primary Mycotic Aortic Aneurysms.
Angiology
2019

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Is Safe yet Lacks Effectiveness.
Circulation
2019

A word of caution: Clearly not all type I and III endoleaks are alike.
Journal of vascular surgery
2019

A novel swine model of abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Journal of vascular surgery
2019

A Comparison of Outcomes After Lower Extremity Bypass and Repeat Endovascular Intervention Following Failed Previous Endovascular Intervention for Critical Limb Ischemia.
Angiology
2019

Tamsulosin attenuates abdominal aortic aneurysm growth.
Surgery
2018

Resolvin D1 decreases abdominal aortic aneurysm formation by inhibiting NETosis in a mouse model.
Journal of vascular surgery
2018

Recurrent Aortic Dissection in a Patient With an Actin Mutation Treated With a Laser-Fenestrated Aortic Arch Stent-Graft.
Vascular and endovascular surgery
2018

Lower extremity bypass and endovascular intervention for critical limb ischemia fail to meet Society for Vascular Surgery's objective performance goals for limb-related outcomes in a contemporary national cohort.
Journal of vascular surgery
2018

Evidence Against the Use of Fluoroquinolones in Patients With Aortic Pathology.
JAMA surgery
2018

Can Specialized Pro-resolving Mediators Deliver Benefit Originally Expected from Fish Oil?
Current gastroenterology reports
2018

A novel reproducible model of aortic aneurysm rupture.
Surgery
2018

Vascular Graft Infection: Incidence and Potential Risk Factors.
Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society
2017

Surgeon, not institution, case volume is associated with limb outcomes after lower extremity bypass for critical limb ischemia in the Vascular Quality Initiative.
Journal of vascular surgery
2017

Smoking Cessation Counseling Improves Quality of Care and Surgical Outcomes with Financial Gain for a Vascular Practice.
Annals of vascular surgery
2017

Resolution of vascular injury: Specialized lipid mediators and their evolving therapeutic implications.
Molecular aspects of medicine
2017

Progressive shortfall in open aneurysm experience for vascular surgery trainees with the impact of fenestrated and branched endovascular technology.
Journal of vascular surgery
2017

Modifiable Factors Leading to Increased Length of Stay after Carotid Endarterectomy.
Annals of vascular surgery
2017

Lower extremity bypass for critical limb ischemia decreases major adverse limb events with equivalent cardiac risk compared with endovascular intervention.
Journal of vascular surgery
2017

Invited commentary.
Journal of vascular surgery
2017

Improved outcomes and value in staged hybrid extent II thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
Journal of vascular surgery
2017

Female sex independently predicts mortality after thoracic endovascular aortic repair for intact descending thoracic aortic aneurysms.
Journal of vascular surgery
2017

Effectiveness of surgical interventions for thoracic aortic aneurysms: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Journal of vascular surgery
2017

Decubitus ulcers in patients undergoing vascular operations do not influence mortality but affect resource utilization.
Surgery
2017

Comparing and contrasting endovascular and open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: What truths have we learned and where did we learn them?
Surgery
2017

A novel chronic advanced stage abdominal aortic aneurysm murine model.
Journal of vascular surgery
2017

Vascular Quality Initiative and National Surgical Quality Improvement Program registries capture different populations and outcomes in open infrainguinal bypass.
Journal of vascular surgery
2016

The natural history of penetrating ulcers of the iliac arteries.
Journal of vascular surgery
2016

The History of Incidentally Discovered Penetrating Aortic Ulcers of the Abdominal Aorta.
Annals of vascular surgery
2016

The Balance of Open vs Endovascular Aneurysm Repair: Cost Equipoise.
JAMA surgery
2016

Staged hybrid repair of extensive thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms secondary to chronic aortic dissection.
Journal of vascular surgery
2016

Screening individuals with intracranial aneurysms for abdominal aortic aneurysms is cost-effective based on estimated coprevalence.
Journal of vascular surgery
2016

Renal artery stenting may not be appropriate for patients with atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis.
Vascular
2016

Preoperative antiplatelet and statin treatment was not associated with reduced myocardial infarction after high-risk vascular operations in the Vascular Quality Initiative.
Journal of vascular surgery
2016

Predictors of poor outcome after carotid intervention.
Journal of vascular surgery
2016

Phase I study of multi-gene cell therapy in patients with peripheral artery disease.
Vascular medicine (London, England)
2016

Pharmacologic blockade and genetic deletion of androgen receptor attenuates aortic aneurysm formation.
Journal of vascular surgery
2016

Peripheral Arterial Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review.
JAMA surgery
2016

Mesenchymal Stem Cells Attenuate NADPH Oxidase-Dependent High Mobility Group Box 1 Production and Inhibit Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.
Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology
2016

Inferior Vena Cava Reconstruction with Tubularized Bovine Pericardium.
Journal of vascular surgery cases
2016

Impact of Retrograde Arch Extension in Acute Type B Aortic Dissection on Management and Outcomes.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2016

High-Risk Patients in the Evolving Landscape of Carotid Revascularization.
JAMA surgery
2016

D-series resolvins inhibit murine abdominal aortic aneurysm formation and increase M2 macrophage polarization.
FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
2016

B-Cell Depletion Promotes Aortic Infiltration of Immunosuppressive Cells and Is Protective of Experimental Aortic Aneurysm.
Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology
2016

Add Indication for Coronary Stent as a Risk Factor for Poor Outcome Following Noncardiac Surgery.
JAMA surgery
2016

A Woman With Right Hand and Leg Discoordination.
JAMA surgery
2016

A Risk-Reduction Program for Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease: Who Benefits and Why?
JAMA surgery
2016

Transcaval Aortic Access for Percutaneous Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair: Initial Human Experience.
Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR
2015

The Controversy Surrounding Surgical Care Improvement Project-Venous Thromboembolism Process Measures.
JAMA surgery
2015

Targets to prevent prolonged length of stay after endovascular aortic repair.
Journal of vascular surgery
2015

Survey of the American College of Surgeons scholarship recipients: a story of generating academic leaders.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons
2015

Response to letter regarding article, "Inhibition of interleukin-1β decreases aneurysm formation and progression in a novel model of thoracic aortic aneurysm".
Circulation
2015

Presurgical Psychological and Neuroendocrine Predictors of Psychiatric Morbidity After Major Vascular Surgery: A Prospective Longitudinal Study.
Psychosomatic medicine
2015

Presidential Forum Discussion: Development of Surgical Scientists.
Annals of surgery
2015

Participation in the Vascular Quality Initiative is associated with improved perioperative medication use, which is associated with longer patient survival.
Journal of vascular surgery
2015

Outcomes of Coverage of the Left Subclavian Artery during Endovascular Repair of the Thoracic Aorta.
Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR
2015

Interleukin-6 Receptor Inhibition Prevents Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Formation.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2015

Increased 18F-FDG uptake is predictive of rupture in a novel rat abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture model.
Annals of surgery
2015

Cross-talk between macrophages, smooth muscle cells, and endothelial cells in response to cigarette smoke: the effects on MMP2 and 9.
Molecular and cellular biochemistry
2015

Cost analysis of endovascular versus open repair in the treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysms.
Journal of vascular surgery
2015

Cigarette smoke-induced MMP2 and MMP9 secretion from aortic vascular smooth cells is mediated via the Jak/Stat pathway.
Human pathology
2015

Attenuation of aortic aneurysms with stem cells from different genders.
The Journal of surgical research
2015

Aromatase is required for female abdominal aortic aneurysm protection.
Journal of vascular surgery
2015

Acute type B aortic dissection complicated by visceral ischemia.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
2015

Utility of (18) F-FDG and (11)C-PBR28 microPET for the assessment of rat aortic aneurysm inflammation.
EJNMMI research
2014

The influence of contralateral occlusion on results of carotid interventions from the Society for Vascular Surgery Vascular Registry.
Journal of vascular surgery
2014

The effect of hospital factors on mortality rates after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
Journal of vascular surgery
2014

Resident awareness of documentation requirements and reimbursement: a multi-institutional survey.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2014

Preoperative symptom type influences the 30-day perioperative outcomes of carotid endarterectomy and carotid stenting in the Society for Vascular Surgery Vascular Registry.
Journal of vascular surgery
2014

Predictors of false lumen thrombosis in type B aortic dissection treated with TEVAR.
Annals of cardiothoracic surgery
2014

Predicting in-hospital mortality in acute type B aortic dissection: evidence from International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection.
Circulation
2014

Predicted shortfall in open aneurysm experience for vascular surgery trainees.
Journal of vascular surgery
2014

Phosphorylation of AKT and abdominal aortic aneurysm formation.
The American journal of pathology
2014

Inhibition of interleukin-1β decreases aneurysm formation and progression in a novel model of thoracic aortic aneurysms.
Circulation
2014

Increased estrogen receptor alpha in experimental aortic aneurysms in females compared with males.
The Journal of surgical research
2014

Gender-specific 30-day outcomes after carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting in the Society for Vascular Surgery Vascular Registry.
Journal of vascular surgery
2014

Epidemiology of aortic aneurysm repair in the United States from 2000 to 2010.
Journal of vascular surgery
2014

Dietary phytoestrogens inhibit experimental aneurysm formation in male mice.
The Journal of surgical research
2014

Commentary on "Medical and Surgical Management of a Descending Aorta Penetrating Atherosclerotic Ulcer and Associated Ascending Intramural Hematoma" by Henn, M.C. et al.
Aorta (Stamford, Conn.)
2014

Chest pain from excluded inferior vena cava filter after stent placement.
Journal of vascular surgery. Venous and lymphatic disorders
2014

B2 cells suppress experimental abdominal aortic aneurysms.
The American journal of pathology
2014

5-Lipoxygenase pathway in experimental abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology
2014

The effect of matrix metalloproteinase 2 and matrix metalloproteinase 2/9 deletion in experimental post-thrombotic vein wall remodeling.
Journal of vascular surgery
2013

The differences and similarities between intramural hematoma of the descending aorta and acute type B dissection.
Journal of vascular surgery
2013

Specialized vascular floors after open aortic surgery: cost containment while preserving quality outcomes.
Annals of vascular surgery
2013

Renal malperfusion: spontaneous renal artery dissection and with aortic dissection.
Seminars in vascular surgery
2013

Regional quality groups in the Society for Vascular Surgery® Vascular Quality Initiative.
Journal of vascular surgery
2013

Prevention of the second stage of epithelial loss is a potential novel treatment for bronchiolitis obliterans.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
2013

Outcomes of patients presenting with acute type A aortic dissection in the setting of prior cardiac surgery: an analysis from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection.
Circulation
2013

Outcomes after late explantation of aortic endografts depend on indication for explantation.
Annals of vascular surgery
2013

Matrix metalloproteinase-9 deletion is associated with decreased mid-term vein wall fibrosis in experimental stasis DVT.
Thrombosis research
2013

KLF4 regulates abdominal aortic aneurysm morphology and deletion attenuates aneurysm formation.
Circulation
2013

Genetic and pharmacologic disruption of interleukin-1β signaling inhibits experimental aortic aneurysm formation.
Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology
2013

Composite stent-grafts are not associated with increased endoleak or reintervention rates after endovascular abdominal aneurysm repair.
Annals of vascular surgery
2013

Asymmetric expansion of aortic aneurysms on computed tomography imaging.
Journal of vascular surgery
2013

Association of race and socioeconomic status with the use of endovascular repair to treat thoracic aortic diseases.
Journal of vascular surgery
2013

Adenosine 2A receptor modulates inflammation and phenotype in experimental abdominal aortic aneurysms.
FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
2013

Vascular graft infections.
Infectious disease clinics of North America
2012

Transient paralysis from carbon dioxide angiography in a patient after four-vessel endovascular thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
Journal of vascular surgery
2012

Transcatheter arterial revascularization outcomes at vascular and general surgery teaching hospitals and nonteaching hospitals are comparable.
Journal of vascular surgery
2012

The role of extracellular signal-related kinase during abdominal aortic aneurysm formation.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons
2012

Staged hybrid approach using proximal thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair and distal open repair for the treatment of extensive thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms.
Journal of vascular surgery
2012

Previous percutaneous coronary intervention increases morbidity after coronary artery bypass grafting.
Surgery
2012

Invited commentary.
Journal of vascular surgery
2012

Influence of clinical presentation on the outcome of acute B aortic dissection: evidences from IRAD.
The Journal of cardiovascular surgery
2012

Increased PAI-1 in females compared with males is protective for abdominal aortic aneurysm formation in a rodent model.
American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology
2012

Increased JNK in males compared with females in a rodent model of abdominal aortic aneurysm.
The Journal of surgical research
2012

Greater saphenous vein evaluation from computed tomography angiography as a potential alternative to conventional ultrasonography.
Journal of vascular surgery
2012

Experimental abdominal aortic aneurysm formation is mediated by IL-17 and attenuated by mesenchymal stem cell treatment.
Circulation
2012

Endovascular aortic aneurysm repair with carbon dioxide-guided angiography in patients with renal insufficiency.
Journal of vascular surgery
2012

Endovascular aneurysm repair: current status.
Circulation. Cardiovascular interventions
2012

Differential gender- and species-specific formation of aneurysms using a novel method of inducing abdominal aortic aneurysms.
The Journal of surgical research
2012

Development of a novel murine model of aortic aneurysms using peri-adventitial elastase.
Surgery
2012

Anatomic popliteal entrapment syndrome is often a difficult diagnosis.
Vascular and endovascular surgery
2012

Acute type B aortic dissection in the absence of aortic dilatation.
Journal of vascular surgery
2012

2012 ACCF/AHA/ACR/SCAI/SIR/STS/SVM/SVN/SVS key data elements and definitions for peripheral atherosclerotic vascular disease: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Data Standards (Writing Committee to Develop Clinical Data Standards for Peripheral Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease).
Circulation
2012

2012 ACCF/AHA/ACR/SCAI/SIR/STS/SVM/SVN/SVS Key data elements and definitions for peripheral atherosclerotic vascular disease: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Data Standards (Writing Committee to develop Clinical Data Standards for peripheral atherosclerotic vascular disease).
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
2012

Toll-like receptor 9 signaling is critical for early experimental deep vein thrombosis resolution.
Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology
2011

Time of year does not influence mortality for vascular operations at academic centers.
Journal of vascular surgery
2011

The impact of adjusting for reliability on hospital quality rankings in vascular surgery.
Journal of vascular surgery
2011

Postoperative fluid collection after hybrid debranching and endovascular repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms.
Journal of vascular surgery
2011

Management of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms.
Current problems in surgery
2011

Have thoracic endografting outcomes improved since US Food and Drug Administration approval?
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2011

Graft infection after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
Journal of vascular surgery
2011

For what were the instructions for use intended? The case of pararenal AAA repair.
Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists
2011

Bone marrow-derived MCP1 required for experimental aortic aneurysm formation and smooth muscle phenotypic modulation.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
2011

Albumin is a better predictor of outcomes than body mass index following coronary artery bypass grafting.
Surgery
2011

Vein wall remodeling after deep vein thrombosis: differential effects of low molecular weight heparin and doxycycline.
Annals of vascular surgery
2010

Urokinase plasminogen activator independent early experimental thrombus resolution: MMP2 as an alternative mechanism.
Thrombosis and haemostasis
2010

Understanding the racial disparity in the receipt of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960)
2010

Thoracic aortic endovascular repair for mycotic aneurysms and fistulas.
Journal of vascular surgery
2010

The challenge of associated intramural hematoma with endovascular repair for penetrating ulcers of the descending thoracic aorta.
Journal of vascular surgery
2010

National trends in venous disease.
Journal of vascular surgery
2010

Long-term outcomes of surgical aortic fenestration for complicated acute type B aortic dissections.
Journal of vascular surgery
2010

Importance of refractory pain and hypertension in acute type B aortic dissection: insights from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection (IRAD).
Circulation
2010

Hybrid repair of aortic aneurysms involving the visceral and renal vessels.
Annals of vascular surgery
2010

Hybrid debranching with endovascular repair for thoracoabdominal aneurysms: a comparison with open repair.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2010

Gender-dependent differential phosphorylation in the ERK signaling pathway is associated with increased MMP2 activity in rat aortic smooth muscle cells.
The Journal of surgical research
2010

Evaluating parsimonious risk-adjustment models for comparing hospital outcomes with vascular surgery.
Journal of vascular surgery
2010

Endovascular repair of ruptured aortic aneurysms using carbon dioxide contrast angiography.
Annals of vascular surgery
2010

Endovascular management of type B aortic dissections.
Journal of vascular surgery
2010

Do popular media and internet-based hospital quality ratings identify hospitals with better cardiovascular surgery outcomes?
Journal of the American College of Surgeons
2010

Decreased collagen and increased matrix metalloproteinase-13 in experimental abdominal aortic aneurysms in males compared with females.
Surgery
2010

APACHE III score on ICU admission predicts hospital mortality after open thoracoabdominal and open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
Annals of vascular surgery
2010

A review of clinical trials and registries in descending thoracic aortic aneurysms.
Seminars in vascular surgery
2010

A contemporary comparison of aortofemoral bypass and aortoiliac stenting in the treatment of aortoiliac occlusive disease.
Annals of vascular surgery
2010

The care of patients with an abdominal aortic aneurysm: the Society for Vascular Surgery practice guidelines.
Journal of vascular surgery
2009

SVS practice guidelines for the care of patients with an abdominal aortic aneurysm: executive summary.
Journal of vascular surgery
2009

Primary aortoenteric fistula and endovascular repair.
Vascular and endovascular surgery
2009

Long-term results of percutaneous management of malperfusion in acute type B aortic dissection: implications for thoracic aortic endovascular repair.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
2009

Late outcomes of endovascular aortic repair for the infected thoracic aorta.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2009

Gender differences in abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Vascular
2009

Explaining racial disparities in mortality after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
Journal of vascular surgery
2009

Endovascular treatment of aortic aneurysms: state of the art.
Current treatment options in cardiovascular medicine
2009

Endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair versus open repair: why and why not?
Perspectives in vascular surgery and endovascular therapy
2009

Differential regulation of aortic growth in male and female rodents is associated with AAA development.
The Journal of surgical research
2009

Differential effect of 17-beta-estradiol on smooth muscle cell and aortic explant MMP2.
The Journal of surgical research
2009

Commentary: a better understanding of the diagnosis and treatment of isolated abdominal aortic dissections.
Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists
2009

Commentary on "endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair versus open repair: why and why not?".
Perspectives in vascular surgery and endovascular therapy
2009

A population-based analysis of endovascular versus open thoracic aortic aneurysm repair.
Journal of vascular surgery
2009

A comparative analysis of open and endovascular repair for the ruptured descending thoracic aorta.
Journal of vascular surgery
2009

Vein wall re-endothelialization after deep vein thrombosis is improved with low-molecular-weight heparin.
Journal of vascular surgery
2008

Transluminal hypogastric artery occlusion with an Amplatzer vascular plug during endovascular aortic aneurysm repair.
Journal of vascular surgery
2008

Measuring and improving the quality of care for abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery.
Circulation
2008

Endovascular technology, hospital volume, and mortality with abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery.
Journal of vascular surgery
2008

Endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
Circulation
2008

Abdominal aortic coarctation: surgical treatment of 53 patients with a thoracoabdominal bypass, patch aortoplasty, or interposition aortoaortic graft.
Journal of vascular surgery
2008

A single-center experience treating renal malperfusion after aortic dissection with central aortic fenestration and renal artery stenting.
Journal of vascular surgery
2008

A comparison of open and endovascular descending thoracic aortic repair in patients older than 75 years of age.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2008

Use of endovascular coil embolization and surgical clip occlusion for cerebral artery aneurysms.
Journal of neurosurgery
2007

Turbulence significantly increases pressure and fluid shear stress in an aortic aneurysm model under resting and exercise flow conditions.
Annals of vascular surgery
2007

The significant negative impact of in-hospital venous thromboembolism after cardiovascular procedures.
Annals of vascular surgery
2007

Survival benefit of endovascular descending thoracic aortic repair for the high-risk patient.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2007

Risk factors and clinical impact of postoperative symptomatic venous thromboembolism.
Journal of vascular surgery
2007

Plasmin inhibition increases MMP-9 activity and decreases vein wall stiffness during venous thrombosis resolution.
The Journal of surgical research
2007

Impact of outcomes research on the management of vascular surgery patients.
Journal of vascular surgery
2007

Iliorenal bypass: indications and outcomes following 41 reconstructions.
Annals of vascular surgery
2007

Fibrotic injury after experimental deep vein thrombosis is determined by the mechanism of thrombogenesis.
Thrombosis and haemostasis
2007

Evidence-based screening and management of abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Annals of internal medicine
2007

Differential regulation of the superoxide dismutase family in experimental aortic aneurysms and rat aortic explants.
The Journal of surgical research
2007

Challenges and opportunities in abdominal aortic aneurysm research.
Journal of vascular surgery
2007

Acute abdominal aortic dissection: insight from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection (IRAD).
Journal of vascular surgery
2007

A contemporary analysis of outcomes for operative repair of type A aortic dissection in the United States.
Surgery
2007

The nitric oxide donor DETA-NONOate decreases matrix metalloproteinase-9 expression and activity in rat aortic smooth muscle and abdominal aortic explants.
Annals of vascular surgery
2006

Targeted deletion of CCR2 impairs deep vein thombosis resolution in a mouse model.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950)
2006

Role and results of surgery in acute type B aortic dissection: insights from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection (IRAD).
Circulation
2006

Pediatric renovascular hypertension: 132 primary and 30 secondary operations in 97 children.
Journal of vascular surgery
2006

Outcome of surgical and endoluminal intervention for infrainguinal bypass anastomotic strictures.
Vascular and endovascular surgery
2006

Neutrophils modulate post-thrombotic vein wall remodeling but not thrombus neovascularization.
Thrombosis and haemostasis
2006

Long-term results from a 12-year experience with endovascular therapy for thoracic aortic disease.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2006

Hospital volume and inpatient mortality outcomes of total hip arthroplasty in the United States.
The Journal of arthroplasty
2006

Female gender attenuates cytokine and chemokine expression and leukocyte recruitment in experimental rodent abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
2006

Experimental pulmonary embolism: effects of the thrombus and attenuation of pulmonary artery injury by low-molecular-weight heparin.
Journal of vascular surgery
2006

Epidemiology of aortic aneurysm repair in the United States from 1993 to 2003.
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
2006

Early increased MT1-MMP expression and late MMP-2 and MMP-9 activity during Angiotensin II induced aneurysm formation.
The Journal of surgical research
2006

Diffusion of Alexa Fluor 488-conjugated dendrimers in rat aortic tissue.
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
2006

Changes in the utilization of spinal fusion in the United States.
Neurosurgery
2006

Attenuation of experimental aortic aneurysm formation in P-selectin knockout mice.
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
2006

Aortic branch artery pseudoaneurysms accompanying aortic dissection. Part II. Distinction from penetrating atherosclerotic ulcers.
Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR
2006

Aortic branch artery pseudoaneurysms accompanying aortic dissection. Part I. Pseudoaneurysm anatomy.
Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR
2006

Alterations in angiotensin converting enzyme during rodent aortic aneurysm formation.
The Journal of surgical research
2006

Acute limb ischemia associated with type B aortic dissection: clinical relevance and therapy.
Surgery
2006

Abdominal aortic aneurysm.
American family physician
2006

A biologic basis for asymmetric growth in descending thoracic aortic aneurysms: a role for matrix metalloproteinase 9 and 2.
Journal of vascular surgery
2006

Vein wall remodeling after deep vein thrombosis involves matrix metalloproteinases and late fibrosis in a mouse model.
Journal of vascular surgery
2005

Variation in outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention in the United States and predictors of periprocedural mortality.
Cardiology
2005

The effect of secondary operations on mortality following abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in the United States: 1988-2001.
Vascular and endovascular surgery
2005

Tamoxifen up-regulates catalase production, inhibits vessel wall neutrophil infiltration, and attenuates development of experimental abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Journal of vascular surgery
2005

Solitary common iliac artery inflammatory aneurysm in a healthy woman: case report and review of the literature.
Annals of vascular surgery
2005

Severe chronic venous insufficiency: magnitude of the problem and consequences.
Annals of vascular surgery
2005

Osteomyelitis of the foot and toe in adults is a surgical disease: conservative management worsens lower extremity salvage.
Annals of surgery
2005

Open versus endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: which offers the best long-term outcome?
Nature clinical practice. Cardiovascular medicine
2005

Neutrophil depletion inhibits experimental abdominal aortic aneurysm formation.
Circulation
2005

National trends in outcomes for esophageal resection.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2005

Mitochondrial-dependent apoptosis in experimental rodent abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Surgery
2005

Measuring surgical quality: what's the role of provider volume?
World journal of surgery
2005

Management of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.
Current treatment options in cardiovascular medicine
2005

L-selectin-mediated neutrophil recruitment in experimental rodent aneurysm formation.
Circulation
2005

Gene therapy to treat aortic aneurysms: right goal, wrong strategy.
Circulation
2005

Gender differences in rat aortic smooth muscle cell matrix metalloproteinase-9.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons
2005

Endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair is more profitable than open repair based on contribution margin per day.
Surgery
2005

Endograft repair of partially anomalous pulmonary venous connection with dual drainage.
Journal of vascular surgery
2005

Carotid endarterectomy remains the standard of care, even in high-risk surgical patients.
Annals of surgery
2005

Acute aortic dissection presenting with primarily abdominal pain: a rare manifestation of a deadly disease.
Annals of vascular surgery
2005

Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening: recommendations and controversies.
Vascular and endovascular surgery
2005

Venous thromboembolism: regional differences in the nationwide inpatient sample, 1993 to 2000.
Vascular
2004

Uncomplicated carotid endarterectomy: factors contributing to blood pressure instability precluding safe early discharge.
Vascular
2004

Trends in utilization of adrenalectomy in the United States: have indications changed?
World journal of surgery
2004

Should older patients be selectively referred to high-volume centers for abdominal aortic surgery?
Vascular
2004

Risk for stroke after elective noncarotid vascular surgery.
Journal of vascular surgery
2004

Perioperative outcomes after open and endovascular repair of intact abdominal aortic aneurysms in the United States during 2001.
Journal of vascular surgery
2004

Patients undergoing infrainguinal bypass to treat atherosclerotic vascular disease are underprescribed cardioprotective medications: effect on graft patency, limb salvage, and mortality.
Journal of vascular surgery
2004

National trends in the use and outcomes of hepatic resection.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons
2004

Increased MMP-9 expression and activity by aortic smooth muscle cells after nitric oxide synthase inhibition is associated with increased nuclear factor-kappaB and activator protein-1 activity.
The Journal of surgical research
2004

Hospital teaching status and outcomes of complex surgical procedures in the United States.
Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960)
2004

Gender differences in experimental aortic aneurysm formation.
Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology
2004

Epidemiology of surgically treated abdominal aortic aneurysms in the United States, 1988 to 2000.
Vascular
2004

Effect of increasing patient age on complication rates following intact abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in the United States.
The Journal of surgical research
2004

Early MT-1 MMP expression following elastase exposure is associated with increased cleaved MMP-2 activity in experimental rodent aortic aneurysms.
Surgery
2004

Diffusion of new technology in health care: the case of aorto-iliac occlusive disease.
Surgery
2004

Diffusion of new technology for the treatment of renovascular hypertension in the United States: surgical revascularization versus catheter-based therapy, 1988-2001.
Journal of vascular surgery
2004

Deep vein thrombosis resolution is not accelerated with increased neovascularization.
Journal of vascular surgery
2004

Deep vein thrombosis resolution is modulated by monocyte CXCR2-mediated activity in a mouse model.
Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology
2004

Council of State Neurosurgical Societies Resident Award: The utilization of carotid endarterectomy by neurosurgeons in the United States from 1990 to 2000.
Clinical neurosurgery
2004

Common celiacomesenteric trunk: aneurysmal and occlusive disease.
Journal of vascular surgery
2004

Bilateral external carotid artery aneurysms.
Vascular
2004

Who performs endocrine operations in the United States?
Surgery
2003

Variation in postoperative complication rates after high-risk surgery in the United States.
Surgery
2003

Ultrasound measurement of aortic diameters in rodent models of aneurysm disease.
The Journal of surgical research
2003

Transient exposure to elastase induces mouse aortic wall smooth muscle cell production of MCP-1 and RANTES during development of experimental aortic aneurysm.
Journal of vascular surgery
2003

The quality of care for patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Cardiovascular surgery (London, England)
2003

The impact of provider volume on mortality after intracranial tumor resection.
Neurosurgery
2003

Surgical treatment of intact thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms in the United States: hospital and surgeon volume-related outcomes.
Journal of vascular surgery
2003

Surgeon specialty and provider volumes are related to outcome of intact abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in the United States.
Journal of vascular surgery
2003

Ruptured thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm treatment in the United States: 1988 to 1998.
Journal of vascular surgery
2003

Predictors of severe morbidity and death after elective abdominal aortic aneurysmectomy in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Journal of vascular surgery
2003

Payer status is related to differences in access and outcomes of abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in the United States.
Surgery
2003

Outcomes after cerebral aneurysm clip occlusion in the United States: the need for evidence-based hospital referral.
Journal of neurosurgery
2003

Neutropenia impairs venous thrombosis resolution in the rat.
Journal of vascular surgery
2003

National variation in operative mortality rates for esophageal resection and the need for quality improvement.
Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960)
2003

Hospital volume-related differences in aorto-bifemoral bypass operative mortality in the United States.
Journal of vascular surgery
2003

Hospital volume and surgical outcomes for elderly patients with colorectal cancer in the United States.
The Journal of surgical research
2003

Hepatic resection in the United States: indications, outcomes, and hospital procedural volumes from a nationally representative database.
Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960)
2003

Gadolinium as a nonnephrotoxic contrast agent for catheter-based arteriographic evaluation of renal arteries in patients with azotemia.
Journal of vascular surgery
2003

Factors associated with recurrent venous thromboembolism in patients with malignant disease.
Journal of vascular surgery
2003

Existence of abdominal aortic aneurysms in patients with thoracic aortic dissections.
Journal of vascular surgery
2003

Epidemiology of surgically treated gastric cancer in the United States, 1988-2000.
Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
2003

Endovascular treatment of aortic aneurysms in patients with renal transplants.
Journal of vascular surgery
2003

Current concepts in the pathogenesis of abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Journal of vascular surgery
2003

Clinical relevance of peripheral vascular occlusive disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus.
Journal of vascular surgery
2003

A nonintrinsic regional basis for increased infrarenal aortic MMP-9 expression and activity.
Journal of vascular surgery
2003

A national and single institutional experience in the contemporary treatment of acute lower extremity ischemia.
Annals of surgery
2003

Variation in death rate after abdominal aortic aneurysmectomy in the United States: impact of hospital volume, gender, and age.
Annals of surgery
2002

Tissue loss, early primary graft occlusion, female gender, and a prohibitive failure rate of secondary infrainguinal arterial reconstruction.
Journal of vascular surgery
2002

The volume-outcome effect for abdominal aortic surgery: differences in case-mix or complications?
Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960)
2002

Surgeon volume as an indicator of outcomes after carotid endarterectomy: an effect independent of specialty practice and hospital volume.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons
2002

Prolonged administration of doxycycline in patients with small asymptomatic abdominal aortic aneurysms: report of a prospective (Phase II) multicenter study.
Journal of vascular surgery
2002

Perioperative cardiovascular risk stratification of patients with diabetes who undergo elective major vascular surgery.
Journal of vascular surgery
2002

Pediatric splanchnic arterial occlusive disease: clinical relevance and operative treatment.
Journal of vascular surgery
2002

Operative mortality rate for elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair is not increased by the presence of a previous or concurrent thoracic or thoracoabdominal aortic dissection.
Journal of vascular surgery
2002

Nitric oxide inhibition increases aortic wall matrix metalloproteinase-9 expression.
The Journal of surgical research
2002

Impaired vasoreactivity despite an increase in plasma nitrite in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Journal of vascular surgery
2002

Endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm is associated with a low incidence of deep venous thrombosis.
Journal of vascular surgery
2002

Cost of routine screening for carotid and lower extremity occlusive disease in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Journal of vascular surgery
2002

Carotid stenosis: medical and surgical aspects.
Cardiology clinics
2002

Renal artery aneurysms: a 35-year clinical experience with 252 aneurysms in 168 patients.
Annals of surgery
2001

Nitric oxide inhibition increases matrix metalloproteinase-9 expression by rat aortic smooth muscle cells in vitro.
Journal of vascular surgery
2001

Impact of increasing comorbidity on infrainguinal reconstruction: a 20-year perspective.
Annals of surgery
2001

Impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on elective and emergency abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
Journal of vascular surgery
2001

Heparin reacts with and inactivates nitric oxide.
Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology and therapeutics
2001

Experimental abdominal aortic aneurysms in mice lacking expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase.
Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology
2001

Efficacy and durability of autogenous saphenous vein conduits for lower extremity arterial reconstructions in preadolescent children.
Journal of vascular surgery
2001

Computed tomographic venography is specific but not sensitive for diagnosis of acute lower-extremity deep venous thrombosis in patients with suspected pulmonary embolus.
Journal of vascular surgery
2001

Infrainguinal arterial reconstructions with vein grafts in patients with prior aortic procedures: the influence of aneurysm and occlusive disease.
Journal of vascular surgery
2000

Improved graft patency and altered remodeling in infrainguinal vein graft reconstruction for aneurysmal versus occlusive disease.
Journal of vascular surgery
1999

Endothelial cell nitric oxide production in acute chest syndrome.
The American journal of physiology
1999

Homocysteine-induced nitric oxide production in vascular smooth-muscle cells by NF-kappa B-dependent transcriptional activation of Nos2.
Proceedings of the Association of American Physicians
1998

Stimulation of endothelial nitric oxide production by homocyst(e)ine.
Atherosclerosis
1997

Hyperhomocyst(e)inemia and atherothrombosis.
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
1997

Homocyst(e)ine decreases bioavailable nitric oxide by a mechanism involving glutathione peroxidase.
The Journal of biological chemistry
1997

High-dose heparin decreases nitric oxide production by cultured bovine endothelial cells.
Circulation
1997

Changes in the amplitude of cyclic load biphasically modulate endothelial cell DNA synthesis and division.
Vascular medicine (London, England)
1997

An acute phase reaction in diabetic patients with foot ulcers.
Cardiovascular surgery (London, England)
1997

The vascular biology of S-nitrosothiols, nitrosated derivatives of thiols.
Vascular medicine (London, England)
1996

S-nitrosothiol detection.
Methods in enzymology
1996

Homocysteine, EDRF, and endothelial function.
The Journal of nutrition
1996

Effect of heparin on fibrinolytic activity and platelet function in vivo.
The American journal of physiology
1996

S-nitrosothiols: chemistry, biochemistry, and biological actions.
Advances in pharmacology (San Diego, Calif.)
1995

Efficacy of subcutaneous heparin in prevention of venous thromboembolic events in trauma patients.
The American surgeon
1995

Clostridium septicum bacteremia associated with aortic graft infection.
Journal of vascular surgery
1995

The course of severe foot infection in patients with diabetes.
Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics
1992

Endothelial cell thromboxane production and its inhibition by a calcium-channel blocker.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
1990

The influence of perfusate viscosity, RBC deformability and drag on the function of an isolated perfused rat kidney.
The Journal of surgical research
1989

Differences in secretion of prostacyclin by venous and arterial endothelial cells grown in vitro in a static versus a mechanically active environment.
Journal of vascular surgery
1989

A paradoxical effect of antibody concentration on vWF-dependent platelet agglutination distinguishes between botrocetin and ristocetin-induced agglutination.
Thrombosis research
1986

Research Interests

Treating patients with aortic aneurysms with novel endovascular and pharmacologic therapies.