Vascular Surgery/Research


1: Liao E, Simons M, Tse LW, Roche-Nagle G. Toothpick-induced aortoenteric fistula presenting as sepsis. BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Jun 13;2017. pii:bcr-2016-218338. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2016-218338. PubMed PMID: 28611134.

2: Hussain MA, Mamdani M, Tu JV, Saposnik G, Aljabri B, Bhatt DL, Verma S, Al-Omran M. Long-term Outcomes of Carotid Endarterectomy Versus Stenting in a Multicenter Population-b ased Canadian Study. Ann Surg. 2017 May 11  [Epub ahead of print].

3: Kayssi A, Dilkas S, Dance DL, de Mestral C, Forbes TL, Roche-Nagle G. Rehabilitation Trends After Lower Extremity Amputations in Canada. PM R. 2017 May;9(5):494-501.

4: Kidane B, Gupta V, El-Beheiry M, Vogt K, Parry NG, Malthaner R, Forbes TL. Association between Prehospital Time and Mortality following Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injuries. Ann Vasc Surg. 2017 May;41:77-82.

5: Mantella LE, Singh KK, Sandhu P, Kantores C, Ramadan A, Khyzha N, Quan A, Al-Omran M, Fish JE, Jankov RP, Verma S. Fingerprint of long non-coding RNA regulated by cyclic mechanical stretch in human aortic smooth muscle cells: implications for hypertension. Mol Cell Biochem. 2017 May 19. doi:10.1007/s11010-017-3065-2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28526936.

6: McHugh SM, Moloney MA, Greco E, Wheatcroft M. True ulnar artery aneurysm in the proximal forearm: Case report and literature review. Ann Vasc Surg. 2017 May 4. pii: S0890-5096(16)31347-4. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2017.03.186. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28479458.

7: Brown AD, Hirpara DH, Jaberi A, Oreopoulos GD, Simons ME. Successful balloon assisted percutaneous thrombin injection of right subclavian artery pseudoaneurysm. J Vasc Access. 2017 Apr 11[Epub ahead of print].

8: Crawford SA, Roche-Nagle G. Publication outcomes for research presented at a Canadian surgical conference. Can J Surg. 2017 Apr;60(2):108-114.

9: Kayssi A, Metias M, Langer JC, Roche-Nagle G, Zani A, Forbes TL, Wales P, King SK. The spectrum and management of noniatrogenic vascular trauma in the pediatric population. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Apr 29 [Epub ahead of print].

10: Khoushhal Z, Hussain MA, Greco E, Mamdani M, Verma S, Rotstein O, Tricco AC, Al-Omran M. Prevalence and Causes of Attrition Among Surgical Residents: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Surg. 2017 Mar 1;152(3):265-272.

11: Singh KK, Matkar PN, Pan Y, Quan A, Gupta V, Teoh H, Al-Omran M, Verma S. Endothelial long non-coding RNAs regulated by oxidized LDL. Mol Cell Biochem. 2017 Mar 18. [Epub ahead of print]

12: Ayeed SB, Hussain MA, AlHamzah M, Al-Omran M. Poor knowledge of peripheral arterial disease among the Saudi population: A cross-sectional study. Vascular. 2017 Feb;25(1):86-91.

13: Bihari A, Cepinskas G, Forbes TL, Potter RF, Lawendy AR. Systemic application of carbon monoxide-releasing molecule 3 protects skeletal muscle from ischemia-reperfusion injury. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Feb 16. [Epub ahead of print]

14: Bowers N, Eisenberg E, Montbriand J, Jaskolka J, Roche-Nagle G. Using a multimedia presentation to improve patient understanding and satisfaction with informed consent for minimally invasive vascular procedures. Surgeon. 2017;Feb;15(1):7-11.

15: Cristancho S, Lingard L, Forbes T, Ott M, Novick R. Putting the puzzle together: the role of 'problem definition' in complex clinical judgement. Med Educ. 2017 Feb;51(2):207-214.

16: Ramadan A, Al-Omran M, Verma S. The putative role of autophagy in the pathogenesis of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Atherosclerosis. 2017Feb;257:288-296.

17: Roy T, Liu G, Shaikh N, Dueck AD, Wright GA. Puncturing Plaques. J Endovasc Ther. 2017 Feb;24(1):35-46.

18: Al-Jundi W, Kayssi A, Papia G, Dueck A. Smart(phone) Learning Experience Among Vascular Trainees Using a Response System Application. J Surg Educ. 2017 Jan 24.  [Epub ahead of print]

19: El Morr C, AlHamzah M, Ng P, Purewal A, Al-Omran M. Knowledge of peripheral arterial disease: Results of an intervention to measure and improve PAD knowledge in Toronto. Vascular. 2017 Jan 1[Epub ahead of print]

20: Kayssi A, Oreopoulos G, Tan KT, Jaskolka J. Combined Coil Embolization and Foam Sclerotherapy for the Management of Varicose Veins. Ann Vasc Surg. 2017 Jan;38:293-297.

21: Metias MM, Eisenberg N, Clemente MD, Wooster EM, Dueck AD, Wooster DL, Roche-Nagle G. Public health campaigns and their effect on stroke knowledge in a high-risk urban population: A five-year study. Vascular. 2017 Jan1: [Epub ahead of print]

22: Cristancho S, Lingard L, Forbes T, Ott M, Novick R. Putting the puzzle together: the role of 'problem definition' in complex clinical judgement. Med Educ. 2016 Dec 12. doi: 10.1111/medu.13210. [Epub ahead of print]

23: Hussain MA, Mamdani M, Tu JV, Saposnik G, Khoushhal Z, Aljabri B, Verma S, Al-Omran M. Impact of Clinical Trial Results on the Temporal Trends of Carotid Endarterectomy and Stenting From 2002 to 2014. Stroke. 2016 Dec;47(12):2923-2930.

24: Khoushhal Z, Hussain MA, Greco E, Mamdani M, Verma S, Rotstein O, Tricco AC, Al-Omran M. Prevalence and Causes of Attrition Among Surgical Residents: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Surg. 2016 Dec 14. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4086. [Epub ahead of print]

25: Verma S, Garg A, Yan AT, Gupta AK, Al-Omran M, Sabongui A, Teoh H, Mazer CD, Connelly KA. Effect of Empagliflozin on Left Ventricular Mass and Diastolic Function in Individuals With Diabetes: An Important Clue to the EMPA-REG OUTCOME Trial? Diabetes Care. 2016 Dec;39(12):e212-e213.

26: Kidane B, Gupta V, El-Beheiry M, Vogt K, Parry NG, Malthaner R, Forbes TL. Association Between Pre-Hospital Time and Mortality Following Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injuries. Ann Vasc Surg. 2016 Nov 24. pii: S0890-5096(16)31218-3. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2016.07.081. [Epub ahead of print]

27: Tam DY, Al-Omran M. Thoracic outlet syndrome. CMAJ. 2016 Nov 1;188(16):1179.

28: Forbes TL. The path to personalized vascular therapy - We are closer than we think. Vascular. 2016 Oct;24(5):552-5.

29: Hussain MA, Al-Omran M, Lindsay TF. Risk-Reduction Program for Cardiovascular and Limb Events in Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease-Reply. JAMA Surg. 2016 Oct 1;151(10):990-991.

30: Roy T, Dueck AD, Wright GA. Peripheral Endovascular Interventions in the Era of Precision Medicine: Tying Wire, Drug, and Device Selection to Plaque Morphology. J Endovasc Ther. 2016 Oct;23(5):751-61.

31: Singh KK, Matkar PN, Muhammad S, Quan A, Gupta V, Teoh H, Al-Omran M, Verma S. Investigation of novel LPS-induced differentially expressed long non-coding RNAs in endothelial cells. Mol Cell Biochem. 2016 Oct;421(1-2):157-68.

32: Tao MJ, Al-Jundi W, Roche-Nagle G. Aneurysmal degeneration of vein conduit used for vascular reconstruction-Case report and literature review. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2016 Oct 8; 28:289-292.

33: Yang GK, Cao S, Kayssi A, Dueck AD, Alavi A. Critical Evaluation of Delayed Healing of Venous Leg Ulcers: A Retrospective Analysis in Canadian Patients. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2016 Oct;17(5):539-544.

34: Crawford SA, Itkina M, Doyle MG, Tse LW, Amon CH, Roche-Nagle G. Structural implications of fenestrated stent graft misalignment. Surgeon. 2016 Sep 1. pii:S1479-666X(16)30052-X. doi: 10.1016/j.surge.2016.08.001. [Epub ahead of print]

35: Kayssi A, Dilkas S, Dance DL, de Mestral C, Forbes TL, Roche-Nagle G. Rehabilitation Trends after Lower-Extremity Amputations in Canada. PM R. 2016 Sep 21. pii: S1934-1482(16)30967-4. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2016.09.009. [Epub ahead of print]

36: Singh KK, Mantella LE, Pan Y, Quan A, Sabongui S, Sandhu P, Teoh H, Al-Omran M, Verma S. A global profile of glucose-sensitive endothelial-expressed long non-coding RNAs. Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2016 Sep;94(9):1007-14.

37: Fedorko L, Bowen JM, Jones W, Oreopoulos G, Goeree R, Hopkins RB, O'Reilly DJ. Response to Comments on Fedorko et al. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Does Not Reduce Indications for Amputation in Patients With Diabetes With Nonhealing Ulcers of the Lower Limb: A Prospective, Double-Blind, Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. Diabetes Care 2016;39:392-399. Diabetes Care. 2016 Aug;39(8):e136-7.

38: Hussain MA, Al-Omran M, Mamdani M, Eisenberg N, Premji A, Saldanha L, Wang X, Verma S, Lindsay TF. Efficacy of a Guideline-Recommended Risk-Reduction Program to Improve Cardiovascular and Limb Outcomes in Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease. JAMA Surg. 2016 Aug 1;151(8):742-50.

39: Hussain MA, Al-Omran M. Stenting versus Surgery for Carotid Stenosis. N Engl J Med. 2016 Aug 11;375(6):603.

40: Kayssi A, Al-Atassi T, Oreopoulos G, Roche-Nagle G, Tan KT, Rajan DK. Drug-eluting balloon angioplasty versus uncoated balloon angioplasty for peripheral arterial disease of the lower limbs. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016 Aug 4;8:CD011319. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011319.pub2.

41: Kayssi A, Oreopoulos G, Tan KT, Jaskolka J. Combined Coil Embolization and Foam Sclerotherapy for the Management of Varicose Veins. Ann Vasc Surg. 2016 Aug 12. pii: S0890-5096(16)30624-0. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2016.05.101. [Epub ahead of print]

42: Tao M, Shlomovitz E, Darling G, Roche-Nagle G. Secondary aorto-esophageal fistula after thoracic aortic aneurysm endovascular repair treated by covered esophageal stenting. World J Clin Cases. 2016 Aug 16;4(8):233-7.

43: Crawford SA, Sanford RM, Forbes TL, Amon CH, Doyle MG. Clinical outcomes and material properties of in situ fenestration of endovascular stent grafts. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Jul;64(1):244-50.



1: Appoo JJ, Bozinovski J, Chu MW, El-Hamamsy I, Forbes TL, Moon M, Ouzounian M, Peterson MD, Tittley J, Boodhwani M; CCS/CSCS/CSVS Thoracic Aortic Disease Guidelines Committee. Canadian Cardiovascular Society/Canadian Society of Cardiac Surgeons/Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery Joint Position Statement on Open and Endovascular Surgery for Thoracic Aortic Disease. Can J Cardiol. 2016 Jun;32(6):703-13.

2: Crawford SA, Doyle MG, Tse LW, Roche-Nagle G. 'In-stock' fenestrated stent graft for the urgent repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 May 20;2016.

3: Crawford SA, Sanford RM, Forbes TL, Amon CH, Doyle MG. Clinical outcomes and material properties of in situ fenestration of endovascular stent grafts. J Vasc Surg. 2016 May 13. pii: S0741-5214(16)30029-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2016.03.445. [Epub ahead of print]

4: Walker JT, Elliott CG, Forbes TL, Hamilton DW. Genetic Deletion of Galectin-3Does Not Impair Full-Thickness Excisional Skin Healing. J Invest Dermatol. 2016 May;136(5):1042-50.

5: Hussain MA, Al-Omran M, Mamdani M, Eisenberg N, Premji A, Saldanha L, Wang X, Verma S, Lindsay TF. Efficacy of a Guideline-Recommended Risk-Reduction Program to Improve Cardiovascular and Limb Outcomes in Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease. JAMA Surg. 2016 Apr 6. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2016.0415. [Epub ahead of print]

6: Hussain MA, Mamdani M, Saposnik G, Tu JV, Turkel-Parrella D, Spears J, Al-Omran M. Validation of Carotid Artery Revascularization Coding in Ontario Health Administrative Databases. Clin Invest Med. 2016 Apr 2;39(2):E73-8.

7: Hussain MA, Bin-Ayeed SA, Saeed OQ, Verma S, Al-Omran M. Impact of diabetes on carotid artery revascularization. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Apr;63(4):1099-1107.

8:  Kayssi A, de Mestral C, Forbes TL, Roche-Nagle G. A Canadian population-based description of the indications for lower-extremity amputations and outcomes. Can J Surg. 2016 Apr;59(2):99-106.

9: Singh KK, Matkar PN, Quan A, Mantella LE, Teoh H, Al-Omran M, Verma S. Investigation of TGFβ1-Induced Long Noncoding RNAs in Endothelial Cells. Int J Vasc Med. 2016;2016:2459687. doi: 10.1155/2016/2459687. Epub 2016 Apr 10.

10: Kayssi A, de Mestral C, Forbes TL, Roche-Nagle G. Predictors of hospital readmissions after lower extremity amputations in Canada. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Mar;63(3):688-95.

11: Ouzounian M, Lindsay TF, Forbes TL. Remote ischemic preconditioning and thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair: Can an arm save a cord (or legs)? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar;151(3):616-7.

12: Tao MJ, Roche-Nagle G. First bite syndrome: a complication of carotid endarterectomy. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Mar 18;2016.

13: Aherne T, McHugh SM, Tashkandi W, Byrne J, Aljabi Y, Moneley D, Leahy A, Naughton P. Radiofrequency ablation: an assessment of clinical and cost efficacy. Ir J Med Sci. 2016 Feb;185(1):107-10.

14: Alhaizaey A, Hussain MA, Aljabri B, Al-Omran M. Aneurysms of the foot arteries. Vascular 2016 Feb;24(1):109-12.

15: Ehsan M, Singh KK, Lovren F, Pan Y, Quan A, Mantella LE, Sandhu P, Teoh H, Al-Omran M, Verma S. Adiponectin limits monocytic microparticle-induced endothelial activation by modulation of the AMPK, Akt and NFκB signaling pathways. Atherosclerosis. 2016 Feb;245:1-11.

16: Ensan S, Li A, Besla R, Degousee N, Cosme J, Roufaiel M, Shikatani EA, El-Maklizi M, Williams JW, Robins L, Li C, Lewis B, Yun TJ, Lee JS, Wieghofer P, Khattar R, Farrokhi K, Byrne J, Ouzounian M, Zavitz CC, Levy GA, Bauer CM, Libby P, Husain M, Swirski FK, Cheong C, Prinz M, Hilgendorf I, Randolph GJ, Epelman S, Gramolini AO, Cybulsky MI, Rubin BB, Robbins CS. Self-renewing resident arterial macrophages arise from embryonic CX3CR1(+) precursors and circulating monocytes immediately after birth. Nat Immunol. 2016 Feb;17(2):159-68.

17: Rahmani S, Grewal IS, Nabovati A, Doyle MG, Roche-Nagle G, Tse LW. Increasing angulation decreases measured aortic stent graft pullout forces. J Vasc Surg 2016 Feb;63(2):4939.

18: Ruz R, Lee K, Power AH, DeRose G, Forbes TL, Dubois L. Anatomic and procedural determinants of fluoroscopy time during elective endovascular aortic aneurysm repair. Vascular. 2016 Feb;24(1):19-24.

19: Tao M, Eisenberg N, Jaskolka J, Roche-Nagle G. Coil embolization of a posterior circumflex humeral aneurysm in a volleyball player. Vasa. 2016;45(1):67-70.

20: Torisu K, Singh KK, Torisu T, Lovren F, Liu J, Pan Y, Quan A, Ramadan A, Al-Omran M, Pankova N, Boyd SR, Verma S, Finkel T. Intact endothelial autophagy is required to maintain vascular lipid homeostasis. Aging Cell. 2016 Feb;15(1):187-91.

21: Alhaizaey A, Ghanekar A, Oreopoulos G. Inferior vena cava stent grafting closure of a high-flow portacaval shunt. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2016 Jan;4(1):88-91.

22: Cristancho SM, Apramian T, Vanstone M, Lingard L, Ott M, Forbes T, Novick R. Thinking like an expert: surgical decision making as a cyclical process of being aware. Am J Surg. 2016 Jan;211(1):64-9.

23: El-Beheiry MH, Kidane B, Zehr M, Vogt K, Parry NG, Malthaner R, Forbes TL. Predictors of Discharge Home after Blunt Traumatic Thoracic Aortic Injury. Ann Vasc Surg. 2016 Jan;30:192-7.

24: van Waes JA, van Klei WA, Wijeysundera DN, van Wolfswinkel L, Lindsay TF, Beattie WS. Association between Intraoperative Hypotension and Myocardial Injury after Vascular Surgery. Anesthesiology. 2016 Jan;124(1):35-44.

25: Walker JT, Elliott CG, Forbes TL, Hamilton DW. Genetic Deletion of Galectin-3 Does Not Impair Full-Thickness Excisional Skin Healing. J Invest Dermatol. 2016 Jan 29. pii: S0022-202X (16)00364-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2016.01.014. [Epub ahead of print]

26: Roy T, Forbes T, Wright G, Dueck A. Burning Bridges: Mechanisms and Implications of Endovascular Failure in the Treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease. J Endovasc Ther. 2015 Dec;22(6):874-80. 

27: O'Sullivan KE, Byrne JS, Hudson A, Murphy AM, Sadlier DM, Hurley JP. The effect of obesityon acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015Dec;150(6):1622-8. 

28: Osman E, Tan KT, Tse L, Jaskolka J, Roche-Nagle G, Oreopoulos G, Rubin B, Lindsay T.The in-hospital costs of treating high-risk patients with fenestrated and branched endografts. J Vasc Surg. 2015 Dec;62(6):1457-64. 

29: Murphy P, Lee K, Dubois L, DeRose G, Forbes T, Power A. Negative pressure wound therapy for high-risk wounds in lower extremity revascularization: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2015 Nov 4;16:504. 

30:  Huynh S, Kayssi A, Koo K, Rajan D, Safir O, Forbes TL. Avulsion injury to the profunda femoris artery after total hip arthroplasty. J Vasc Surg. 2015 Oct 16.pii: S0741-5214(15)01838-8. Doi 10.1016/j.jvs.2015.08.088. [Epub ahead ofprint]PubMed PMID: 26482999.


31: Verma S, Goodman SG, Mehta SR, Latter DA, Ruel M, Gupta M, Yanagawa B, Al-Omran M,Gupta N, Teoh H, Friedrich JO. Should dual antiplatelet therapy be used inpatients following coronary artery bypass surgery? A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. BMC Surg. 2015 Oct 14;15:112.

32: Noel-Lamy M, Jaskolka J, Lindsay TF, Oreopoulos GD, Tan KT. Internal Iliac Aneurysm Repair Outcomes Using a Modification of the Iliac Branch Graft. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2015 Oct;50(4):474-9. 

33: Ruthrauff AA, King MW, Soulez G, Tan KT, Crawford SA, Roche-Nagle G, Cloutier G, Tse LW.Effects of Pulsatile Fatigue on In Situ Antegrade Fenestrated Polyester Stent Grafts Deployed in a Patient-Specific Phantom Model of Juxtarenal Aortic Aneurysm. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2015 Oct;26(10):1551-8. 

34: Musselman RP, Gomes T, Chan BP, Auer RC, Moloo H, Mamdani M, Al-Omran M, Al-Obeed O,Boushey RP. Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery in the Emergency Setting: Trends in the Province of Ontario. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2015Oct;25(5):430-5. 

35: Lee K, Istl A, Dubois L, DeRose G, Forbes TL, Wiseman D, Mujoomdar A, Kribs S,Power AH. Fibrinogen Level and Bleeding Risk During Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis Using Tissue Plasminogen Activator. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2015Oct;49(7):175-9. 

36: Katz J, Weinrib A, Fashler SR, Katznelzon R, Shah BR, Ladak SS, Jiang J, Li Q,McMillan K, Mina DS, Wentlandt K, McRae K, Tamir D, Lyn S, de Perrot M, Rao V,Grant D, Roche-Nagle G, Cleary SP, Hofer SO, Gilbert R, Wijeysundera D, RitvoP, Janmohamed T, O'Leary G, Clarke H. The Toronto General Hospital Transitional Pain Service: development and implementation of a multidisciplinary program toprevent chronic postsurgical pain. J Pain Res. 2015 Oct 12;8:695-702. 

37: Sweeting MJ, Balm R, Desgranges P, Ulug P, Powell JT; Ruptured Aneurysm Trialists (ForbesTL). Individual-patient meta-analysis of three randomized trials comparing endovascular versus open repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. Br J Surg. 2015Sep;102(10):1229-39. doi: 10.1002/bjs.9852. Epub 2015 Jun 24. 

38: IMPROVE Trial Investigators (Forbes TL). Endovascular strategy or open repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm: one-year outcomes from the IMPROVE randomized trial. Eur Heart J.2015 Aug 14;36(31):2061-2069. Epub 2015 Apr 7.

39: Kayssi A, DeBord Smith A, Roche-Nagle G, Nguyen LL. Health-related quality-of-life outcomes after open versusendovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg.2015 Aug;62(2):491-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2015.05.032.

40: Ramadan A, Wheatcroft MD, Quan A, Singh KK, Lovren F, Dhingra N, Teoh H, Al-Omran M, Leong-Poi H, Verma S. Effects of long-term chloroquine administration on the natural history of aortic aneurysms in mice. Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2015Aug;93(8):641-8. doi: 10.1139/cjpp-2015-0068. Epub 2015 Mar 20.

41: Verma S, Eikelboom JW, Nidorf SM, Al-Omran M, Gupta N, Teoh H, Friedrich JO. Colchicine in cardiac disease: a systematic review andmeta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. BMC Cardiovasc Disord.2015 Aug 29;15:96. doi: 10.1186/s12872-015-0068-3.

42:  Angarita FA, Dueck AD, Azouz SM. Postoperative electrolyte management: Current practice patterns of surgeons and residents. Surgery. 2015 Jul;158(1):289-99.doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2015.02.014. Epub 2015 Apr 11.

43:  Noël-Lamy M, Teng Tan K, Lindsay T. Covered stent in the superior gluteal artery in a hybridapproach to treat internal iliac artery aneurysm: a technical note. J Vasc Interv Radiol.2015 Jul;26(7):1040-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2015.03.025.

44:  Wong SS, Cleverly S, Tan KT, Roche-Nagle G. Impact and Culture Change After the Implementation of a Preprocedural Checklist in an Interventional Radiology Department. J Patient Saf.2015 Jul 31. [Epub ahead of print]

45:  Woodley-Cook J, Noel-Lamy M, Tan KT, Lindsay T. Use of an AMPLATZER duct occluder device to treat a recurrent arteriovenous fistula following endovenous laser treatment. J Vasc Interv Radiol.2015 Jul;26(7):1082-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2015.02.015.



1: Kayssi A, Pope M, Vucemilo I, Werneck C. Endovenous radiofrequency ablation for the treatment of varicose veins. Can J Surg. 2015 Apr;58(2):85-6. PubMed PMID: 25799244; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4373988.

2: Hussain MA, Verma S, Gupta N, Al-Omran M. Carotid Artery Revascularization: What's the Best Strategy? Circulation. 2015 Jun 23;131(25):2226-31. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.114.013017. Review. PubMed PMID: 26099955.

3: Singh KK, Lovren F, Pan Y, Quan A, Ramadan A, Matkar PN, Ehsan M, Sandhu P,Mantella LE, Gupta N, Teoh H, Parotto M, Tabuchi A, Kuebler WM, Al-Omran M, Finkel T, Verma S. The essential autophagy gene ATG7 modulates organ fibrosis via regulation of endothelial-to-mesenchymal transition. J Biol Chem. 2015 Jan 30;290(5):2547-59. doi:10.1074/jbc.M114.604603. Epub 2014 Dec 19. PubMed PMID: 25527499; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4317030.

4: Wheatcroft MD, Lindsay TF, Lossing A. Two cases of arteriovenous fistula formation between the external iliac vessels following endovenous laser therapy. Vascular. 2014 Dec;22(6):464-7. doi: 10.1177/1708538114524394. Epub 2014 Feb 24.PubMed PMID: 24567503.

5: Hussain MA, Lindsay TF, Tan KT, Moloney T. Coil embolization of the false lumen in complicated type B aortic dissection. Ann Vasc Surg. 2015 Jan;29(1):125.e13-7. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2014.07.041. Epub 2014 Oct 7. Review. PubMed PMID: 25304903.

6: Pedlow H, Cormier A, Provost M, Bailey S, Balboul G, Coucill A, Coleman J, Fox P, Moloney T, Nixon SA. Patient perspectives on information needs for amputation secondary to vascular surgery: what, when, why, and how much? J Vasc Nurs. 2014 Sep;32(3):88-98. doi: 10.1016/j.jvn.2014.01.002. PubMed PMID: 25131755.

7: Tse LW, Lindsay TF, Roche-Nagle G, Oreopoulos GD, Ouzounian M, Tan KT.  Radiofrequency in situ fenestration for aortic arch vessels during thoracic endovascular repair. J Endovasc Ther. 2015 Feb;22(1):116-21. doi:10.1177/1526602814565776. PubMed PMID: 25775691.

8: Djaiani G, Katznelson R, Ellard L, Wasowicz M, Ashworth A, Carroll J, Lindsay T. Type of anesthesia and postoperative delirium after vascular surgery: reply. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2014 Dec;28(6):e62. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2014.06.031. Epub 2014 Oct 13. PubMed PMID: 25440637.

9: Emami H, Singh P, MacNabb M, Vucic E, Lavender Z, Rudd JH, Fayad ZA, Lehrer-Graiwer J, Korsgren M, Figueroa AL, Fredrickson J, Rubin B, Hoffmann U, Truong QA, Min JK, Baruch A, Nasir K, Nahrendorf M, Tawakol A. Splenic metabolic activity predicts risk of future cardiovascular events: demonstration of a cardiosplenic axis in humans. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Feb;8(2):121-30. doi:10.1016/j.jcmg.2014.10.009. Epub 2015 Jan 7. PubMed PMID: 25577441.

10: Sweeting MJ, Ulug P, Powell JT, Desgranges P, Balm R; Ruptured Aneurysm Trialists. Ruptured Aneurysm Trials: The Importance of Longer-term Outcomes and Meta-analysis for 1-year Mortality. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2015 Sep;50(3):297-302. doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2015.04.015. Epub 2015 May 15. Review. PubMed PMID: 25981698.

11: Elliott CG, Forbes TL, Leask A, Hamilton DW. Inflammatory microenvironment and tumor necrosis factor alpha as modulators of periostin and CCN2 expression in human non-healing skin wounds and dermal fibroblasts. Matrix Biol. 2015 Apr;43:71-84. doi:10.1016/j.matbio.2015.03.003. Epub 2015 Mar 14. PubMed PMID: 25779637.

12: Kidane B, Plourde M, Chadi SA, Iansavitchene A, Meade MO, Parry NG, Forbes TL. The effect of loss to follow-up on treatment of blunt traumatic thoracic aortic injury. J Vasc Surg. 2015 Jun;61(6):1624-34. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2015.02.017. Epub 2015 Mar 11. Review. PubMed PMID: 25769389.

13: Cooper J, Power AH, DeRose G, Forbes TL, Dubois L. Similar failure and patency rates when comparing one- and two-stage basilic vein transposition. J Vasc Surg. 2015 Mar;61(3):809-16. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2014.11.083. Review. PubMed PMID: 25720934.

14: Faure EM, Becquemin JP, Cochennec F; ENGAGE collaborators. Predictive factors for limb occlusions after endovascular aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2015 May;61(5):1138-45.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2014.11.084. Epub 2015 Feb 2. Review. PubMed PMID: 25656594.

15: Fitridge RA, Boult M, Mackillop C, De Loryn T, Barnes M, Cowled P, Thompson MM, Holt PJ, Karthikesalingam A, Sayers RD, Choke E, Boyle JR, Forbes TL, Novick TV. International trends in patient selection for elective endovascular aneurysm repair: sicker patients with safer anatomy leading to improved 1-year survival. Ann Vasc Surg. 2015 Feb;29(2):197-205. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2014.09.015. Epub 2014 Nov 15. PubMed PMID: 25462538.

16: Bastos Goncalves F, Hoeks SE, Teijink JA, Moll FL, Castro JA, Stolker RJ, Forbes TL, Verhagen HJ. Risk factors for proximal neck complications after endovascular aneurysm repair using the endurant stentgraft. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2015 Feb;49(2):156-62. doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2014.10.003. Epub 2014 Nov 7. PubMed PMID: 25458435. 

17: Lee K, Tang E, Dubois L, Power AH, DeRose G, Forbes TL. Durability and survival are similar after elective endovascular and open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms in younger patients. J Vasc Surg. 2015 Mar;61(3):636-41. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2014.10.012. Epub 2014 Nov 25. PubMed PMID: 25457459.

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25: Kayssi A, Petrosoniak A, Levenstadt J, Eisenberg N, Jenkins S, Roche-Nagle G. Rates of elastic compression stockings prescription following the diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis among Canadian emergency physicians and trainees. CJEM. 2015 May;17(3):248-52. doi: 10.1017/cem.2014.37. PubMed PMID: 26034910. 

26: Ayling O, Roy T, Cusimano RJ, McGilvray I, Roche-Nagle G. Intravenous leiomyomatosis with cardiac extension. Vasa. 2015 Mar;44(2):151-5. doi:10.1024/0301-1526/a000422. Review. PubMed PMID: 25698394. 

27: Kolker S, Wunder JS, Roche-Nagle G. Hybrid resection of a giant thigh plexiform neurofibroma. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2015;8C:1-4. doi:10.1016/j.ijscr.2015.01.015. Epub 2015 Jan 9. PubMed PMID: 25603483; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4353941.

28: Hussain MA, Roche-Nagle G. Ruptured infected pseudoaneurysm of the thoracic aorta. CMAJ. 2014 Nov 18;186(17):1320. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.140315. Epub 2014 Oct 14. PubMed PMID: 25316905; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4234719. 

29: Ayling OG, Montbriand J, Jiang J, Ladak S, Love L, Eisenberg N, Katz J, Clarke H, Roche-Nagle G. Continuous regional anaesthesia provides effective pain management and reduces opioid requirement following major lower limb amputation. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2014 Nov;48(5):559-64. doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2014.07.002. Epub 2014 Aug 16. PubMed PMID: 25139251.

30: Kayssi A, Shaikh F, Roche-Nagle G, Brandao LR, Williams SA, Rubin BB. Management of acute limb ischemia in the pediatric population. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Jul;60(1):106-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2014.01.051. Epub 2014 Mar 20. PubMed PMID:24657296.

31: Rubin BB, Drenth B, Beanlands RS. Appropriate, quality imaging tests through linkage of payment to guidelines, accreditation and training. CMAJ. 2015 Mar 3;187(4):E126-7. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.140638. Epub 2014 Aug 25. PubMed PMID:25157056; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4347786.

32: Logan AG, Diaconita V, Ing DJ, Oreopoulos GD, Floras JS, Rajan DK. Acute renal failure after renal denervation. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2015 Mar;26(3):450-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2014.11.017. PubMed PMID: 25735530. 

33: McHugh SM, Aherne T, Goetz T, Byrne J, Boyle E, Allen M, Leahy A, Moneley D, Naughton P. Endovascular versus open repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. Surgeon. 2015 Jun 30. pii: S1479-666X(15)00056-6. doi: 10.1016/j.surge.2015.05.004. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26141726.

34: Cunningham R, Murray A, Byrne JS, Hammond L, Barry M, Mehigan D, Sheehan S. Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis guideline compliance: a pilot study of augmented medication charts. Ir J Med Sci. 2015 Jun;184(2):469-74. doi:10.1007/s11845-014-1148-6. Epub 2014 Jul 15. PubMed PMID: 25023126.



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