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Coil embolization of a ruptured gastroduodenal artery pseudoaneurysm presenting with hemosuccus pancreaticus.

J Vasc Surg Cases Innov Tech 2020 Mar 12;6(1):67-70. Epub 2020 Feb 12.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Tex.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvscit.2019.11.014DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7016343PMC
March 2020

Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm in a Patient With Takayasu Arteritis.

Ann Thorac Surg 2020 Feb 27;109(2):e91-e93. Epub 2019 Jun 27.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.04.117DOI Listing
February 2020

Asymptomatic patients with unsuccessful percutaneous inferior vena cava filter retrieval rarely develop complications despite strut penetrations through the caval wall.

J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 2020 Jan 21;8(1):54-61. Epub 2019 Jun 21.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Tex; Memorial Herman Heart and Vascular Institute, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvsv.2019.03.017DOI Listing
January 2020

Intraoperative Intercostal Nerve Cryoanalgesia Improves Pain Control After Descending and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repairs.

Ann Thorac Surg 2020 Jan 12;109(1):249-254. Epub 2019 Sep 12.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.07.083DOI Listing
January 2020

Extra-anatomical ascending-thoraco-abdominal bypass for aortic fistula after thoracic endovascular aortic repair.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2019 Dec;56(6):1199-1201

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezz141DOI Listing
December 2019

Imaging characteristics of acute type A aortic dissection and candidacy for repair with ascending aortic endografts.

J Vasc Surg 2019 Dec 12;70(6):1766-1775.e1. Epub 2019 Jun 12.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Tex; Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2019.04.438DOI Listing
December 2019

Acute Type A Dissection Repair by High-Volume Vs Low-Volume Surgeons at a High-Volume Aortic Center.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 Nov 31;108(5):1330-1336. Epub 2019 May 31.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Memorial Hermann Hospital, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.04.040DOI Listing
November 2019

A Patent 29-Year-Old Original Cabrol Graft.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 Nov 21. Epub 2019 Nov 21.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.09.080DOI Listing
November 2019

Resection and replacement of thoracic aortic graft infections.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Nov 27. Epub 2019 Nov 27.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Tex; Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute - Texas Medical Center, Houston, Tex.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.10.196DOI Listing
November 2019

Outcomes of open repairs of chronic distal aortic dissection anatomically amenable to endovascular repairs.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Oct 1. Epub 2019 Oct 1.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.09.083DOI Listing
October 2019

Pseudoaneurysm of the Thoracoabdominal Aortic Graft Due to Intercostal Nerve Block.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 09 11;108(3):e189-e191. Epub 2019 Mar 11.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.01.073DOI Listing
September 2019

Open Descending and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Repairs in Patients Younger Than 50 Years Old.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 09 19;108(3):693-699. Epub 2019 Apr 19.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.03.058DOI Listing
September 2019

Endovascular Repair of Ruptured Ascending Aorta Secondary to Embolized Transcatheter Aortic Valve.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 Aug 24. Epub 2019 Aug 24.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Texas, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.06.098DOI Listing
August 2019

SMAD4 rare variants in individuals and families with thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections.

Eur J Hum Genet 2019 Jul 26;27(7):1054-1060. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern Medical School, Houston, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41431-019-0357-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6777456PMC
July 2019

Aortic arch tortuosity, a novel biomarker for thoracic aortic disease, is increased in adults with bicuspid aortic valve.

Int J Cardiol 2019 06 17;284:84-89. Epub 2018 Oct 17.

Department of Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 6431 Fannin Street, MSB 1.150, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.10.052DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6436988PMC
June 2019

Propensity and impact of autologous platelet rich plasma use in acute type A dissection.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Jun 15. Epub 2019 Jun 15.

Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Tex; Department of Anesthesiology, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.04.111DOI Listing
June 2019

Superficial Femoral Artery Occlusion Reduces Aortofemoral Bypass Graft Patency.

Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2019 05 22;57(5):650-657. Epub 2019 Mar 22.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Centre at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejvs.2018.10.031DOI Listing
May 2019

Impact of redo sternotomy on proximal aortic repair: Does previous aortic repair affect outcomes?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 May 17. Epub 2019 May 17.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Tex.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.04.089DOI Listing
May 2019

The role of ascending aortic size in outcomes of patients with uncomplicated acute type B aortic dissection.

J Vasc Surg 2019 Apr 6;69(4):1011-1020. Epub 2018 Oct 6.

Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2018.07.048DOI Listing
April 2019

Preoperative Sarcopenia Portends Worse Outcomes After Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 11 23;106(5):1333-1339. Epub 2018 Jun 23.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.05.060DOI Listing
November 2018

Fluctuations in Spinal Cord Perfusion Pressure: A Harbinger of Delayed Paraplegia After Thoracoabdominal Aortic Repair.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017 29;29(4):451-459. Epub 2017 May 29.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2017.05.007DOI Listing
October 2018

Risk of Mortality After Resolution of Spinal Malperfusion in Acute Dissection.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 08 17;106(2):473-481. Epub 2018 Mar 17.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas; Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.02.035DOI Listing
August 2018

Current strategies of spinal cord protection during thoracoabdominal aortic surgery.

Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 Jun 4;66(6):307-314. Epub 2018 Apr 4.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, 6400 Fannin St., Ste. #2850, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11748-018-0906-1DOI Listing
June 2018

Intercostal artery management in thoracoabdominal aortic surgery: To reattach or not to reattach?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 04 6;155(4):1372-1378.e1. Epub 2018 Jan 6.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Tex; Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.11.072DOI Listing
April 2018

Risk Modeling to Optimize Patient Selection for Management of the Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 03 21;105(3):724-730. Epub 2017 Dec 21.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.09.034DOI Listing
March 2018

Determinants and outcomes of nonoperative management for blunt traumatic aortic injuries.

J Vasc Surg 2018 02 22;67(2):389-398. Epub 2017 Sep 22.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Tex; Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2017.07.111DOI Listing
February 2018

Indications and Outcomes of Open Inferior Vena Cava Filter Removal.

Ann Vasc Surg 2018 Jan 8;46:205.e5-205.e11. Epub 2017 Jun 8.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, TX; Memorial Hermann Hospital System, Houston, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2017.05.038DOI Listing
January 2018

New type A dissection after acute type B aortic dissection.

J Vasc Surg 2018 01 18;67(1):85-92. Epub 2017 Aug 18.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Tex; Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center, Houston, Tex.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2017.05.121DOI Listing
January 2018

Metabolic Syndrome but not Obesity Adversely Affects Outcomes after Open Aortoiliac Bypass Surgery.

Ann Vasc Surg 2018 Jan 6;46:155-161. Epub 2017 Sep 6.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2017.08.011DOI Listing
January 2018

Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair in Marfan syndrome: how we do it.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2017 Nov;6(6):709-711

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/acs.2017.11.04DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5721103PMC
November 2017

Emergent endovascular repair of a ruptured giant internal iliac artery aneurysm using an inverted iliac limb endograft.

J Vasc Surg Cases Innov Tech 2017 Sep 24;3(3):185. Epub 2017 Jul 24.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, Tex.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvscit.2017.04.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5764863PMC
September 2017

Patient height as a risk factor for poor outcome in acute type B aortic dissection.

J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 2017 Aug 14;58(4):551-556. Epub 2014 Nov 14.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.23736/S0021-9509.16.08343-9DOI Listing
August 2017

Minimally Invasive Techniques for Total Aortic Arch Reconstruction.

Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J 2016 Jan-Mar;12(1):41-4

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14797/mdcj-12-1-41DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4847969PMC
May 2017

Redo Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: A Single-Center Experience Over 25 Years.

Ann Thorac Surg 2017 May 1;103(5):1421-1428. Epub 2016 Dec 1.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.09.013DOI Listing
May 2017

Prevention of perioperative vascular prosthetic infection with a novel triple antimicrobial-bonded arterial graft.

J Vasc Surg 2016 Dec 25;64(6):1805-1814. Epub 2015 Nov 25.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Tex; Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex; Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2015.09.061DOI Listing
December 2016

Predictors of intervention and mortality in patients with uncomplicated acute type B aortic dissection.

J Vasc Surg 2016 Dec 1;64(6):1560-1568. Epub 2016 Oct 1.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2016.07.111DOI Listing
December 2016

Need for Limb Revascularization in Patients with Acute Aortic Dissection is Associated with Mesenteric Ischemia.

Ann Vasc Surg 2016 Oct 15;36:112-120. Epub 2016 Jul 15.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, TX; Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2016.03.012DOI Listing
October 2016

Genetic Variants in LRP1 and ULK4 Are Associated with Acute Aortic Dissections.

Am J Hum Genet 2016 09 25;99(3):762-769. Epub 2016 Aug 25.

Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajhg.2016.06.034DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5011062PMC
September 2016

Stenting of a Retropharyngeal Internal Carotid Artery.

Ann Vasc Surg 2016 Jul 10;34:268.e1-3. Epub 2016 May 10.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2016.01.019DOI Listing
July 2016

Outcomes and management of type A intramural hematoma.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2016 Jul;5(4):317-27

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Clinical Science Program, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/acs.2016.07.06DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4973130PMC
July 2016

Successful Multistaged Surgical Management of Secondary Aortoesophageal Fistula With Graft Infection.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Jun;101(6):e203-5

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas; Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.10.099DOI Listing
June 2016

LOX Mutations Predispose to Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections.

Circ Res 2016 Mar 12;118(6):928-34. Epub 2016 Jan 12.

From the Departments of Internal Medicine (D.G., E.S.R., L.G., X.D., Z.R., B.C., E.M.H., D.M.M.) and Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (A.E., H.J.S.), University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston; Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Center for Statistical Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX (R.L.P.S.-C., S.M.L.); Laboratory for Vascular Translational Science, INSERM U1148, Hôpital Bichat, Paris, France (P.A., G.J., C.B.); Centre National de Référence pour le syndrome de Marfan et apparentés, Département de Génétique Moléculaire, AP-HP, Hôpital Bichat, Paris, France (P.A., C.B.); Department of Pediatrics, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH (R.M.); Department of Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, CA (D.L.); and Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle (M.J.B., J.S., D.A.N.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.115.307130DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4839295PMC
March 2016

Utility of a tubularized extracellular matrix as an alternative conduit for arteriovenous fistula aneurysm repair.

J Vasc Surg 2016 Feb 23;63(2):446-52. Epub 2015 Oct 23.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and the Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2015.08.105DOI Listing
February 2016

Observation May Be Safe in Selected Cases of Blunt Traumatic Abdominal Aortic Injury.

Ann Vasc Surg 2016 Jan 5;30:34-9. Epub 2015 Aug 5.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX; Texas Medical Center, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2015.06.067DOI Listing
January 2016

Determinants of Operative Mortality in Patients With Ruptured Acute Type A Aortic Dissection.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Jan 1;101(1):64-71. Epub 2015 Oct 1.

University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas; Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.07.007DOI Listing
January 2016

Management of Recurrent Delayed Neurologic Deficit After Thoracoabdominal Aortic Operation.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Jan;101(1):346-8

University of Texas Medical at Houston, Health Science Center at Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.03.052DOI Listing
January 2016

Is Total Arch Replacement Associated With Worse Outcomes During Repair of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection?

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Dec 11;100(6):2159-65; discussion 2165-6. Epub 2015 Aug 11.

University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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December 2015

Operative Intercostal Nerve Blocks With Long-Acting Bupivacaine Liposome for Pain Control After Thoracotomy.

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Dec 24;100(6):2013-8. Epub 2015 Oct 24.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.08.017DOI Listing
December 2015

In vitro efficacy of antibiotic beads in treating abdominal vascular graft infections.

J Vasc Surg 2015 Oct 16;62(4):1048-53. Epub 2014 Apr 16.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Tex; Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center, Houston, Tex.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2014.03.241DOI Listing
October 2015

A Quarter Century of Organ Protection in Open Thoracoabdominal Repair.

Ann Surg 2015 Oct;262(4):660-8

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000001432DOI Listing
October 2015

Complicated type B aortic dissection causing ischemia in the celiac and inferior mesenteric artery distribution despite patent superior mesenteric artery bypass.

Vascular 2015 Aug 8;23(4):422-6. Epub 2014 Oct 8.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX, USA Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute - Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1708538114548262
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August 2015

Early and Late Outcomes After Complete Aortic Replacement.

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Aug 9;100(2):528-34. Epub 2015 Jun 9.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Clinical Science Program, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.02.091DOI Listing
August 2015

Autologous platelet-rich plasma reduces transfusions during ascending aortic arch repair: a prospective, randomized, controlled trial.

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Apr 7;99(4):1282-90. Epub 2015 Feb 7.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.11.007DOI Listing
April 2015

Beware of the "Medusa".

Authors:
Hazim J Safi

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 Apr 2;149(4):964. Epub 2014 Oct 2.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.09.098DOI Listing
April 2015

Outcomes of open repair for chronic descending thoracic aortic dissection.

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Mar 21;99(3):786-93; discussion 794. Epub 2015 Jan 21.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Clinical Science Program, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.08.077DOI Listing
March 2015

Pearls & Oy-sters: ophthalmic artery malperfusion in aortic dissection with common carotid artery involvement.

Neurology 2015 Feb;84(5):e27-9

From the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (V.K., H.K.S., A.A., A.L.E., H.J.S., K.M.C.-O.), University of Texas Medical School at Houston; Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute (A.A., A.L.E., H.J.S., K.M.C.-O.), Texas Medical Center, Houston; Baylor College of Medicine (V.K.), Houston, TX; and the Department of Neurology (A.-C.L.M.), Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT.

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February 2015

Reprint of: Early and late outcomes of acute type A aortic dissection with intramural hematoma.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 Feb;149(2 Suppl):S110-5

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Clinical Science Program, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Tex.

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February 2015

Technical and financial feasibility of an inferior vena cava filter retrieval program at a level one trauma center.

Ann Vasc Surg 2015 Jan 12;29(1):84-9. Epub 2014 Jun 12.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX; Memorial Hermann Hospital, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX.

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January 2015

Open repair of adult aortic coarctation mostly by a resection and graft replacement technique.

J Vasc Surg 2015 Jan 17;61(1):66-72. Epub 2014 Jul 17.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Tex; Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Tex.

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January 2015

Intentional left subclavian artery coverage during thoracic endovascular aortic repair for traumatic aortic injury.

J Vasc Surg 2015 Jan 28;61(1):73-9. Epub 2014 Jul 28.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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January 2015

Early and late outcomes of acute type A aortic dissection with intramural hematoma.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 Jan 12;149(1):137-42. Epub 2014 Oct 12.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Clinical Science Program, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Tex.

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January 2015

Outcomes after endovascular repair of arterial trauma.

J Vasc Surg 2014 Nov 3;60(5):1309-1314. Epub 2014 Jul 3.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston; and the Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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November 2014

Repair of extensive aortic aneurysms: a single-center experience using the elephant trunk technique over 20 years.

Ann Surg 2014 Sep;260(3):510-6; discussion 517-8

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Clinical Science Program, The University of Texas Houston-Medical School Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX.

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September 2014

Open repair of chronic complicated type B aortic dissection using the open distal technique.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2014 Jul;3(4):375-84

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Clinical Science Program, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA.

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July 2014

Reinfection after resection and revascularization of infected infrarenal abdominal aortic grafts.

J Vasc Surg 2014 Mar 14;59(3):684-92. Epub 2013 Nov 14.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Tex; Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Tex.

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March 2014

Outcomes of surgical paraclavicular thoracic outlet decompression.

Ann Vasc Surg 2014 Feb 28;28(2):457-64. Epub 2013 Dec 28.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School and Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX. Electronic address:

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February 2014

Outcomes of endovascular repair for patients with blunt traumatic aortic injury.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2014 Feb;76(2):510-6

From the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas.

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February 2014

Regarding "Thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair, race, and volume in thoracic aneurysm repair".

J Vasc Surg 2014 Feb;59(2):571-2

University of Texas HSC at Houston, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Houston, Tex.

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February 2014

Outcome predictors of limb salvage in traumatic popliteal artery injury.

Ann Vasc Surg 2014 Jan;28(1):108-14

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX. Electronic address:

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January 2014

A surgical team with focus on staff education in a community hospital improves outcomes, costs and patient satisfaction.

Am J Surg 2013 Dec 16;206(6):1007-14; discussion 1014-5. Epub 2013 Oct 16.

Memorial Hermann Southeast Esophageal Disease Center, 11800 Astoria Boulevard, Houston, TX 77089, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2013

Pneumomediastinum: etiology and a guide to diagnosis and treatment.

Am J Surg 2013 Dec;206(6):1001-6; discussion 1006

The University of Texas Medical School, Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2013

Management of common carotid artery dissection due to extension from acute type A (DeBakey I) aortic dissection.

J Vasc Surg 2013 Oct 8;58(4):910-6. Epub 2013 May 8.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Tex; Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute - Texas Medical Center, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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October 2013

Aortic dissections in the elderly: ethical dilemmas of treatment.

Tex Heart Inst J 2012 ;39(6):831-3

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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June 2013

Spinal screw penetration of the aorta.

J Vasc Surg 2013 Jun 4;57(6):1668-70. Epub 2013 Feb 4.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Memorial Hermann Hospital-Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex 77030, USA.

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June 2013

Analysis of autologous platelet-rich plasma during ascending and transverse aortic arch surgery.

Ann Thorac Surg 2013 May 13;95(5):1525-30. Epub 2012 Dec 13.

Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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May 2013

Management of limb ischemia in acute proximal aortic dissection.

J Vasc Surg 2013 Apr 18;57(4):1023-9. Epub 2013 Jan 18.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX, USA.

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April 2013

Update on blunt thoracic aortic injury: fifteen-year single-institution experience.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013 Mar 20;145(3 Suppl):S154-8. Epub 2012 Dec 20.

Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex, USA.

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March 2013

An outcome analysis of endovascular versus open repair of blunt traumatic aortic injuries.

J Vasc Surg 2013 Jan 8;57(1):108-14; discussion 115. Epub 2012 Nov 8.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center and Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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January 2013

Late expulsion of a Dacron patch after carotid endarterectomy.

J Vasc Surg 2012 Dec 21;56(6):1721-3. Epub 2012 Jul 21.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, and Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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December 2012

Cerebral perfusion in aortic arch surgery: antegrade, retrograde, or both?

Tex Heart Inst J 2011 ;38(6):674-7

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul 120-752, Republic of Korea.

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November 2012

Outcomes of arteriovenous fistulae compared with heparin-bonded and conventional grafts for hemodialysis access.

J Vasc Access 2012 Apr-Jun;13(2):163-7

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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October 2012

A pilot study of a triple antimicrobial-bonded Dacron graft for the prevention of aortic graft infection.

J Vasc Surg 2012 Sep 10;56(3):794-801. Epub 2012 May 10.

Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Tex 77030, USA.

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September 2012

Endovascular treatment of hemodialysis access pseudoaneurysms.

J Vasc Surg 2012 Apr 17;55(4):1058-62. Epub 2012 Feb 17.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, USA.

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April 2012

Repair of ascending and transverse aortic arch.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2011 Sep 26;142(3):630-3. Epub 2011 Jan 26.

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex, USA.

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September 2011

Aortobronchial syndrome: extrinsic compression of the left main bronchus secondary to a descending thoracic aortic aneurysm.

Ann Thorac Surg 2011 Apr;91(4):1292

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA.

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April 2011

The utility of intravascular ultrasound compared to angiography in the diagnosis of blunt traumatic aortic injury.

J Vasc Surg 2011 Mar 3;53(3):608-14. Epub 2010 Dec 3.

University of Texas Medical School Houston, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex, USA.

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March 2011

Neuromonitor-guided repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010 Dec;140(6 Suppl):S131-5; discussion S142-S146

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School Houston, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX, USA.

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December 2010

Integrated cerebral perfusion for hypothermic circulatory arrest during transverse aortic arch repairs.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2010 Sep 20;38(3):293-8. Epub 2010 Mar 20.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas at Houston Medical School, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX, USA.

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September 2010

Progress in the treatment of blunt thoracic aortic injury: 12-year single-institution experience.

Ann Thorac Surg 2010 Jul;90(1):64-71

Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Texas, USA.

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July 2010

Outcomes of acute type a aortic dissection after previous cardiac surgery.

Ann Thorac Surg 2010 May;89(5):1467-74

Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA.

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May 2010

Acute type A aortic dissection: surgical intervention for all: PRO.

Cardiol Clin 2010 May;28(2):317-23

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, 6400 Fannin Street Suite 2850, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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May 2010

Two-stage safe repair of aortobronchial fistula.

Ann Thorac Surg 2010 Jan;89(1):275-7

Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of Perugia, Ospedale S. Maria della Misericordia, Perugia, Italy.

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January 2010

Stent-graft repair of aortobronchial fistula: a review.

J Endovasc Ther 2009 Dec;16(6):721-32

Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of Perugia, Ospedale S. Maria della Misericordia, Perugia, Italy.

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December 2009