Aortic Program Publications

The publications listed below represent key publications since 2005.

  • Bombien R, Khoynezhad A. Access issues in Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR) and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation. Operative Techniques in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2013; in press.
  • Brecht R, Heinisch P, Friedrich M, Plonien K, Akra B, Hagl C, Lutter G, Khoynezhad A, Bombien R. Transcatheter Valve Replacement: New Concepts for Microsurgery Inside the Heart, Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery 2012; in press.
  • Bombien R, Pisimisis GT, Khoynezhad A. An Update on Endovascular Management of      Acute Thoracic Aortic Disease and Future Directions. Rev Cardiovasc Med, accepted  April 2012.
  • Khoynezhad A., Rao R., Trento A., Gewertz B. Management of acute type B aortic dissections and acute limb ischemia, The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2011;52(4):507-17
  • Pisimisis GT, Khoynezhad A, Bashir K, Kruse MJ, Donayre CE, White RA.  Incidence and risk factors of renal dysfunction after thoracic endovascular aortic repair.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.  2010 Dec; 140 (6 suppl):S161-7
  • Khoynezhad A, Kruse MJ, Walot I, Rapae T, Donayre CE, White RA. Distribution of intimomedial tears in patients with type B aortic dissection. J Vasc Surg.2010;52:562-8.
  • Ng TT, Mirocha J, Magner D, Gewertz BL. Variations in the utilization of endovascular aneurysm repair reflect population risk factors and disease prevalence.J Vasc Surg. 2010 Apr;51(4):801-9, 809.e1
  • Kim KM, Khoynezhad A, Donayre CE, White RA. Limitations of endovascular management of symptomatic type B aortic dissection. J Vasc Endovasc Surg.2010;17:117-28.
  • Song L, Wang L, Shah PK, Chaux A, Sharifi BG. Bioengineered vascular graft grown in the mouse peritoneal cavity. J Vasc Surg. 2010 Oct;52(4):994-1002, 1002.e1-2.
  • Ronco F, Simsir S, Czer L, Luo H, Siegel RJ. Incidental finding by two-dimensional echocardiography of a mycoticpseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta after orthotopic heart transplantation. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2010 May;23(5):580.e1-3.
  • Khoynezhad A, Celis R, Hashemzadeh MN, Movahed MR, Jalali Z. Current status of thoracic aortic endografting and its adjunctive pharmacology. Expert Opin Pharmacother 2009;10(17):2871-81.
  • Khoynezhad A, Gupta PK, Donayre CE, White RA.  Current status of endovascular treatment of complicated acute type B aortic dissection. Future Cardiol. 2009;5(6):581-8.
  • Gupta PK, Gupta H, Khoynezhad A. Hypertensive Emergency in Aortic Dissection and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm – a Review of Management. Pharmaceuticals 2009;2(3):66-76.
  • Biner S, Rafique AM, Ray I, Cuk O, Siegel RJ, Tolstrup K. Aortopathy is prevalent in relatives of bicuspid aortic valve patients. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Jun 16;53(24):2288-95.
  • Khoynezhad A, Donayre CE, Kopchok G, Walot I, Omari BO, White RA. Mid-term results of endovascular treatment of complicated acute type B aortic dissection. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009;138:625-29; discussion: 629-31.
  • Khoynezhad A, Celis R. Transcranial Doppler Guided Selective Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion during Aortic Debranching Operation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009;138:1029-30.
  • Khoynezhad A. Comparing apples to oranges: Endovascular management of complicated acute type B aortic dissection. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009;87(6): 2005-6.
  • Khoynezhad A, Kruse MJ. Catheters, guide wires, and sheaths used for thoracic endografting procedures. J Card Surg. 2009;24(2):113-9.
  • Tran P, Khoynezhad A. Current medical management of type B aortic dissection. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2009;5(1):53-63.
  • Khoynezhad A. Stroke rate following thoracic endovascular aortic repair may not be equal among various aortic pathologies. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008;86(6):2023.
  • Goland S, Trento A, Czer LS, Eshaghian S, Tolstrup K, Naqvi TZ, De Robertis MA, Mirocha J, Iida K, Siegel RJ. Thoracic aortic arteriosclerosis in patients with degenerative aortic stenosis with and without coexisting coronary artery disease. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Jan;85(1):113-9.
  • Khoynezhad A, Kruse MJ, Donayre CE, White RA. Use of transcranialdoppler ultrasound in endovascular repair of a type B aortic dissection. Ann Thorac Surg.2008;86(1):289-91.
  • Khoynezhad A, Donayre CE, Smith J, Kopchok G, Walot I, White RA. Risk factors for early and late mortality following thoracic endovascular aortic repair. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008;135(5):1103-9 & 1109e1-e4.
  • Khoynezhad A, Upadhyaya P, Kruse MJ. Spinal cord injury and stroke following thoracic endovascular aortic repair: A risk analysis and review of literature. J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2007;14:221-9.
  • Tung R, Siegel RJ. Aortic pseudocoarctation associated with a stenotic congenitally bicuspid aortic valve. Am J Cardiol. 2007 Jul 1;100(1):157-8.
  • Khoynezhad A. Antihypertensive therapy in a patient with chronic type B and de novo type A aortic dissection: case study. Crit Care Clin. 2007;23:29-38.
  • Cogert G, Siegel RJ. Giant floating aortic thrombus: a rare finding on transesophageal echocardiography. Am J Cardiol. 2007 Mar 1;99(5):739-40.
  • Jalali Z, Madariaga M, Khoynezhad A. Mycotic thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm caused by Salmonella cholerasuis. Braz J Infect Dis. 2007;11(4):445.
  • Khoynezhad A. Promising aspects and caveats of studies on anti-apoptotic therapies in patients with heart failure. Eur J Heart Failure 2007;9:120-3.
  • Khoynezhad A, Donayre CE, Bui H, Kopchok G, Walot I, White RA. Risk factors of neurologic deficit after thoracic aortic endografting. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007;83:S882-9.
  • Khoynezhad A, Plestis KA. A safe approach to cannulation of the diseased aorta using the Seldinger technique. Tex Heart Inst J. 2006,33:353-5.
  • Khoynezhad A, Plestis KA. Managing emergency hypertension in aortic dissection and aortic aneurysm surgery. J Card Surg. 2006;21:S3-7.
  • Soukiasian HJ, Raissi SS, Kleisli T, Lefor AT, Fontana GP, Czer LS, Trento A. Total circulatory arrest for the replacement of the descending and thoracoabdominal aorta.
  • Kopchok G, White R, Khoynezhad A. Thoracic aortic Interventions. Endovascular Today 2005;12(4):47-50.
  • Pearce BJ, Baldwin Z, Bassiouny H, Gewertz BL, McKinsey JF. Endovascular solutions to complications of open aortic repair.Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2005 May-Jun;39(3):221-8.
  • Khoynezhad A, Bello R, Smego DR, Nwakanma L, Plestis KA. Improved outcome after repair of descending and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms using modern adjuncts. Interact CardioVasc Thorac Surg. 2005;4:574-6.