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    Louis M Messina MD

    TitleProfessor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentSurgery
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    55 Lake Avenue North
    Worcester MA 01655
    Phone508-856-5599
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        1. Shimasaki Y, Pan N, Messina LM, Li C, Chen K, Liu L, Cooper MP, Vita JA, Keaney JF. Uncoupling Protein 2 Impacts Endothelial Phenotype via p53-Mediated Control of Mitochondrial Dynamics. Circ Res. 2013 Sep 13; 113(7):891-901.
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        2. Robinson WP, Baril DT, Taha O, Schanzer A, Larkin AC, Bismuth J, Mitchell EL, Messina LM. Simulation-based training to teach open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair to surgical residents requires dedicated faculty instruction. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Jul; 58(1):247-253.e2.
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        3. Yan J, Tie G, Xu TY, Cecchini K, Messina LM. Mesenchymal Stem Cells as a Treatment for Peripheral Arterial Disease: Current Status and Potential Impact of Type II Diabetes on Their Therapeutic Efficacy. Stem Cell Rev. 2013 Jun; 9(3):360-72.
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        4. Simons JP, Goodney PP, Baril DT, Nolan BW, Hevelone ND, Cronenwett JL, Messina LM, Schanzer A. The effect of postoperative stroke and myocardial infarction on long-term survival after carotid revascularization. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Jun; 57(6):1581-8.
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        5. Yan J, Tie G, Wang S, Messina KE, Didato S, Guo S, Messina LM. Type 2 Diabetes Restricts Multipotency of Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Impairs Their Capacity to Augment Postischemic Neovascularization in db/db Mice. J Am Heart Assoc. 2012 Dec; 1(6):e002238.
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        6. Robinson WP, Schanzer A, Cutler BS, Baril DT, Larkin AC, Eslami MH, Arous EJ, Messina LM. A randomized comparison of a 3-week and 6-week vascular surgery simulation course on junior surgical residents' performance of an end-to-side anastomosis. J Vasc Surg. 2012 Dec; 56(6):1771-81.
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        7. Robinson WP, Schanzer A, Li Y, Goodney PP, Nolan BW, Eslami MH, Cronenwett JL, Messina LM. Derivation and validation of a practical risk score for prediction of mortality after open repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms in a U.S. regional cohort and comparison to existing scoring systems. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Feb; 57(2):354-61.
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        8. Yan J, Tie G, Messina LM. Tetrahydrobiopterin, -arginine and vitamin C act synergistically to decrease oxidant stress and increase nitric oxide that increases blood flow recovery after hindlimb ischemia in the rat. Mol Med. 2012; 18:1221-30.
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        9. Schanzer A, Messina L. Two decades of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: enormous progress with serious lessons learned. J Am Heart Assoc. 2012 Jun; 1(3):e000075.
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        10. Yan J, Tie G, Messina LM. Tetrahydrobiopterin, -arginine and vitamin C act synergistically to decrease oxidative stress, increase nitric oxide and improve blood flow after induction of hindlimb ischemia in the rat. Mol Med. 2012; 18(1):676-84.
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        11. Gaudreault N, Kumar N, Posada JM, Stephens KB, Reyes de Mochel NS, Eberlé D, Olivas VR, Kim RY, Harms MJ, Johnson S, Messina LM, Rapp JH, Raffai RL. ApoE Suppresses Atherosclerosis by Reducing Lipid Accumulation in Circulating Monocytes and the Expression of Inflammatory Molecules on Monocytes and Vascular Endothelium. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2012 Feb; 32(2):264-72.
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        12. Flotte TR, Trapnell BC, Humphries M, Carey B, Calcedo R, Rouhani F, Campbell-Thompson M, Yachnis AT, Sandhaus RA, McElvaney NG, Mueller C, Messina LM, Wilson JM, Brantly M, Knop DR, Ye GJ, Chulay JD. Phase 2 clinical trial of a recombinant adeno-associated viral vector expressing a1-antitrypsin: interim results. Hum Gene Ther. 2011 Oct; 22(10):1239-47.
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        13. Schanzer A, Greenberg RK, Hevelone N, Robinson WP, Eslami MH, Goldberg RJ, Messina L. Predictors of abdominal aortic aneurysm sac enlargement after endovascular repair. Circulation. 2011 Jun 21; 123(24):2848-55.
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        14. McPhee JT, Robinson WP, Eslami MH, Arous EJ, Messina LM, Schanzer A. Surgeon case volume, not institution case volume, is the primary determinant of in-hospital mortality after elective open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2011 Mar; 53(3):591-599.e2.
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        15. Eslami MH, Messina LM. Ruptured AAA: Open Surgical Management. Semin Vasc Surg. 2010 Dec; 23(4):200-5.
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        16. Eslami MH, McPhee JT, Simons JP, Schanzer A, Messina LM. National trends in utilization and postprocedure outcomes for carotid artery revascularization 2005 to 2007. J Vasc Surg. 2011 Feb; 53(2):307-15.
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        17. Yan J, Tie G, Hoffman A, Yang Y, Nowicki PT, Messina LM. Oral tetrahydrobiopterin improves the beneficial effect of adenoviral-mediated eNOS gene transfer after induction of hindlimb ischemia. Mol Ther. 2010 Aug; 18(8):1482-9.
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        18. Li JM, Newburger PE, Gounis MJ, Dargon P, Zhang X, Messina LM. Local arterial nanoparticle delivery of siRNA for NOX2 knockdown to prevent restenosis in an atherosclerotic rat model. Gene Ther. 2010 Oct; 17(10):1279-87.
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        19. Tie G, Yan J, Yang Y, Park BD, Messina JA, Raffai RL, Nowicki PT, Messina LM. Oxidized low-density lipoprotein induces apoptosis in endothelial progenitor cells by inactivating the phosphoinositide 3-kinase/Akt pathway. J Vasc Res. 2010; 47(6):519-30.
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        20. Simons JP, Goodney PP, Nolan BW, Cronenwett JL, Messina LM, Schanzer A. Failure to achieve clinical improvement despite graft patency in patients undergoing infrainguinal lower extremity bypass for critical limb ischemia. J Vasc Surg. 2010 Jun; 51(6):1419-24.
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        21. Schanzer A, Nahmias J, Korenda K, Eslami M, Arous E, Messina L. An increasing demand for integrated vascular residency training far outweighs the limited supply of positions. J Vasc Surg. 2009 Dec; 50(6):1513-8; discussion 1518.
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        22. Sneider EB, Nowicki PT, Messina LM. Regenerative medicine in the treatment of peripheral arterial disease. J Cell Biochem. 2009 Nov 1; 108(4):753-61.
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        23. Park B, Hoffman A, Yang Y, Yan J, Tie G, Bagshahi H, Nowicki PT, Messina LM. Endothelial nitric oxide synthase affects both early and late collateral arterial adaptation and blood flow recovery after induction of hind limb ischemia in mice. J Vasc Surg. 2010 Jan; 51(1):165-73.
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        24. Yan J, Tie G, Park B, Yan Y, Nowicki PT, Messina LM. Recovery from hind limb ischemia is less effective in type 2 than in type 1 diabetic mice: roles of endothelial nitric oxide synthase and endothelial progenitor cells. J Vasc Surg. 2009 Dec; 50(6):1412-22.
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        25. Eslami MH, Csikesz N, Schanzer A, Messina LM. Peripheral arterial interventions: trends in market share and outcomes by specialty, 1998-2005. J Vasc Surg. 2009 Nov; 50(5):1071-8.
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        26. Schanzer A, Goodney PP, Li Y, Eslami M, Cronenwett J, Messina L, Conte MS. Validation of the PIII CLI risk score for the prediction of amputation-free survival in patients undergoing infrainguinal autogenous vein bypass for critical limb ischemia. J Vasc Surg. 2009 Oct; 50(4):769-75; discussion 775.
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        27. Park B, Messina L, Dargon P, Huang W, Ciocca R, Anderson FA. Recent trends in clinical outcomes and resource utilization for pulmonary embolism in the United States: findings from the nationwide inpatient sample. Chest. 2009 Oct; 136(4):983-90.
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        28. Steppacher R, Csikesz N, Eslami M, Arous E, Messina L, Schanzer A. An analysis of carotid artery stenting procedures performed in New York and Florida (2005-2006): procedure indication, stroke rate, and mortality rate are equivalent for vascular surgeons and non-vascular surgeons. J Vasc Surg. 2009 Jun; 49(6):1379-85; discussion 1385-6.
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        29. Schanzer A, Steppacher R, Eslami M, Arous E, Messina L, Belkin M. Vascular surgery training trends from 2001-2007: A substantial increase in total procedure volume is driven by escalating endovascular procedure volume and stable open procedure volume. J Vasc Surg. 2009 May; 49(5):1339-44.
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        30. McPhee J, Eslami MH, Arous EJ, Messina LM, Schanzer A. Endovascular treatment of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms in the United States (2001-2006): a significant survival benefit over open repair is independently associated with increased institutional volume. J Vasc Surg. 2009 Apr; 49(4):817-26.
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        31. Sciacca L, Ciocca RG, Eslami MH, Messina LM. Endovascular treatment of renal artery aneurysm secondary to fibromuscular dysplasia: a case report. Ann Vasc Surg. 2009 Jul-Aug; 23(4):536.e9-12.
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        32. Yang Y, Tang G, Yan J, Park B, Hoffman A, Tie G, Wang R, Messina LM. Cellular and molecular mechanism regulating blood flow recovery in acute versus gradual femoral artery occlusion are distinct in the mouse. J Vasc Surg. 2008 Dec; 48(6):1546-58.
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        33. McPhee JT, Schanzer A, Messina LM, Eslami MH. Carotid artery stenting has increased rates of postprocedure stroke, death, and resource utilization than does carotid endarterectomy in the United States, 2005. J Vasc Surg. 2008 Dec; 48(6):1442-50, 1450.e1.
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        34. Hill JS, McPhee JT, Messina LM, Ciocca RG, Eslami MH. Regionalization of abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: evidence of a shift to high-volume centers in the endovascular era. J Vasc Surg. 2008 Jul; 48(1):29-36.
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        35. Messina LM. Elucidating the genetic basis of peripheral arterial disease: identification of a quantitative trait locus that determines the phenotypic response to experimental hindlimb ischemia. Circulation. 2008 Mar 4; 117(9):1127-9.
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        36. McPhee JT, Hill JS, Ciocca RG, Messina LM, Eslami MH. Carotid endarterectomy was performed with lower stroke and death rates than carotid artery stenting in the United States in 2003 and 2004. J Vasc Surg. 2007 Dec; 46(6):1112-1118.
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        37. Lane JS, Vittinghoff E, Lane KT, Hiramoto JS, Messina LM. Risk factors for premature peripheral vascular disease: results for the National Health and Nutritional Survey, 1999-2002. J Vasc Surg. 2006 Aug; 44(2):319-24; discussion 324-5.
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        38. Yan J, Tang GL, Wang R, Messina LM. Optimization of adenovirus-mediated endothelial nitric oxide synthase delivery in rat hindlimb ischemia. Gene Ther. 2005 Nov; 12(22):1640-50.
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        39. Johnston SC, Zhang H, Messina LM, Lawton MT, Dean D. Chlamydia pneumoniae burden in carotid arteries is associated with upregulation of plaque interleukin-6 and elevated C-reactive protein in serum. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2005 Dec; 25(12):2648-53.
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        40. Carlson TR, Yan Y, Wu X, Lam MT, Tang GL, Beverly LJ, Messina LM, Capobianco AJ, Werb Z, Wang R. Endothelial expression of constitutively active Notch4 elicits reversible arteriovenous malformations in adult mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Jul 12; 102(28):9884-9.
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        41. Moyer HR, Hiramoto JS, Wilson MW, Reddy P, Messina LM, Schneider DB. Stent-graft repair of a splenic artery aneurysm. J Vasc Surg. 2005 May; 41(5):897.
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        42. Tang GL, Chang DS, Sarkar R, Wang R, Messina LM. The effect of gradual or acute arterial occlusion on skeletal muscle blood flow, arteriogenesis, and inflammation in rat hindlimb ischemia. J Vasc Surg. 2005 Feb; 41(2):312-20.
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        43. Schneider DB, Dimuzio PJ, Martin ND, Gordon RL, Wilson MW, Laberge JM, Kerlan RK, Eichler CM, Messina LM. Combination treatment of venous thoracic outlet syndrome: open surgical decompression and intraoperative angioplasty. J Vasc Surg. 2004 Oct; 40(4):599-603.
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        44. Tang G, Charo DN, Wang R, Charo IF, Messina L. CCR2-/- knockout mice revascularize normally in response to severe hindlimb ischemia. J Vasc Surg. 2004 Oct; 40(4):786-95.
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        45. Eugster T, Bolli M, Pfeiffer T, Sandmann W, Chuter TA, Messina LM, Mühlthaler H, Lottersberger C, Fraedrich G, Gürke L, Stierli P. The incidence of iliac aneurysms in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms: comparison of four centers in Europe and the USA. Vasa. 2004 May; 33(2):68-71.
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        46. Chuter TA, Pak LK, Gordon RL, Reilly LM, Messina LM. Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and graft thrombosis following endovascular aneurysm repair. J Endovasc Ther. 2003 Dec; 10(6):1087-90.
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        47. Chuter TA, Buck DG, Schneider DB, Reilly LM, Messina LM. Development of a branched stent-graft for endovascular repair of aortic arch aneurysms. J Endovasc Ther. 2003 Oct; 10(5):940-5.
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        48. Schneider DB, Curry TK, Reilly LM, Kang JW, Messina LM, Chuter TA. Branched endovascular repair of aortic arch aneurysm with a modular stent-graft system. J Vasc Surg. 2003 Oct; 38(4):855.
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        49. Brevetti LS, Chang DS, Tang GL, Sarkar R, Messina LM. Overexpression of endothelial nitric oxide synthase increases skeletal muscle blood flow and oxygenation in severe rat hind limb ischemia. J Vasc Surg. 2003 Oct; 38(4):820-6.
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        50. Chuter TA, Schneider DB, Reilly LM, Lobo EP, Messina LM. Modular branched stent graft for endovascular repair of aortic arch aneurysm and dissection. J Vasc Surg. 2003 Oct; 38(4):859-63.
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        51. Yilmaz LP, Abraham CZ, Reilly LM, Gordon RL, Schneider DB, Messina LM, Chuter TA. Is cross-femoral bypass grafting a disadvantage of aortomonoiliac endovascular aortic aneurysm repair? J Vasc Surg. 2003 Oct; 38(4):753-7.
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        52. Lederle FA, Johnson GR, Wilson SE, Acher CW, Ballard DJ, Littooy FN, Messina LM. Quality of life, impotence, and activity level in a randomized trial of immediate repair versus surveillance of small abdominal aortic aneurysm. J Vasc Surg. 2003 Oct; 38(4):745-52.
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        53. Curry TK, Messina LM. Fibromuscular dysplasia: when is intervention warranted? Semin Vasc Surg. 2003 Sep; 16(3):190-9.
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        54. Matsen SL, Messina LM, Laberge JM, Gordon RL, Kerlan RK, Schneider DB. SIR 2003 film panel case 7: arterial thoracic outlet syndrome presenting with upper extremity emboli and posterior circulation stroke. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2003 Jun; 14(6):807-12.
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        55. Abraham CZ, Reilly LM, Schneider DB, Dwyer S, Sawhney R, Messina LM, Chuter TA. A modular multi-branched system for endovascular repair of bilateral common iliac artery aneurysms. J Endovasc Ther. 2003 Apr; 10(2):203-7.
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        56. Schneider DB, Curry TK, Eichler CM, Messina LM, Gordon RL, Kerlan RK. Percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy for the management of venous thoracic outlet syndrome. J Endovasc Ther. 2003 Apr; 10(2):336-40.
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        57. Chang DS, Su H, Tang GL, Brevetti LS, Sarkar R, Wang R, Kan YW, Messina LM. Adeno-associated viral vector-mediated gene transfer of VEGF normalizes skeletal muscle oxygen tension and induces arteriogenesis in ischemic rat hindlimb. Mol Ther. 2003 Jan; 7(1):44-51.
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        58. Messina LM, Schneider DB, Chuter TA, Reilly LM, Kerlan RK, LaBerge JM, Wilson MW, Ring EJ, Gordon RL. Integrated fellowship in vascular surgery and intervention radiology: a new paradigm in vascular training. Ann Surg. 2002 Oct; 236(4):408-414; discussion 414-5.
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        59. Brevetti LS, Chang DS, Sarkar R, Messina LM. Effect of adenoviral titer and instillation pressure on gene transfer efficiency to arterial and venous grafts ex-vivo. J Vasc Surg. 2002 Aug; 36(2):263-70.
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        60. Messina LM. Pararenal aortic aneurysms: the future of open repair. Cardiovasc Surg. 2002 Aug; 10(4):424-33.
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        61. Abraham CZ, Chuter TA, Reilly LM, Okuhn SP, Pethan LK, Kerlan RB, Sawhney R, Buck DG, Gordon RL, Messina LM. Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair with the Zenith stent graft: short to midterm results. J Vasc Surg. 2002 Aug; 36(2):217-24; discussion 224-5.
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        62. Paek R, Chang DS, Brevetti LS, Rollins MD, Brady S, Ursell PC, Hunt TK, Sarkar R, Messina LM. Correlation of a simple direct measurement of muscle pO(2) to a clinical ischemia index and histology in a rat model of chronic severe hindlimb ischemia. J Vasc Surg. 2002 Jul; 36(1):172-9.
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        63. Schneider DB, Padilla B, LaBerge JM, Gordon RL, Messina LM, Kerlan RK. SCVIR 2002 film panel case 5: traumatic injury to the circumflex humeral artery. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2002 Jun; 13(6):639-43.
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        64. Lederle FA, Wilson SE, Johnson GR, Reinke DB, Littooy FN, Acher CW, Ballard DJ, Messina LM, Gordon IL, Chute EP, Krupski WC, Busuttil SJ, Barone GW, Sparks S, Graham LM, Rapp JH, Makaroun MS, Moneta GL, Cambria RA, Makhoul RG, Eton D, Ansel HJ, Freischlag JA, Bandyk D. Immediate repair compared with surveillance of small abdominal aortic aneurysms. N Engl J Med. 2002 May 9; 346(19):1437-44.
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        65. Weaver FA, Hood DB, Zatina M, Messina L, Badduke B. Gelatin-thrombin-based hemostatic sealant for intraoperative bleeding in vascular surgery. Ann Vasc Surg. 2002 May; 16(3):286-93.
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        66. Pak LK, Kerlan RK, Mully TW, Messina LM. Successful bilateral transaortic renal endarterectomy after failed renal artery angioplasty and stenting: a case report. J Vasc Surg. 2002 Apr; 35(4):808-10.
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        67. Messina LM, Brevetti LS, Chang DS, Paek R, Sarkar R. Therapeutic angiogenesis for critical limb ischemia: invited commentary. J Control Release. 2002 Jan 17; 78(1-3):285-94.
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        68. Johnston SC, Messina LM, Browner WS, Lawton MT, Morris C, Dean D. C-reactive protein levels and viable Chlamydia pneumoniae in carotid artery atherosclerosis. Stroke. 2001 Dec 1; 32(12):2748-52.
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        69. Brevetti LS, Sarkar R, Chang DS, Ma M, Paek R, Messina LM. Administration of adenoviral vectors induces gangrene in acutely ischemic rat hindlimbs: role of capsid protein-induced inflammation. J Vasc Surg. 2001 Sep; 34(3):489-96.
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        70. Chuter TA, Faruqi RM, Sawhney R, Reilly LM, Kerlan RB, Canto CJ, Lukaszewicz GC, Laberge JM, Wilson MW, Gordon RL, Wall SD, Rapp J, Messina LM. Endoleak after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm. J Vasc Surg. 2001 Jul; 34(1):98-105.
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        71. Brevetti LS, Paek R, Brady SE, Hoffman JI, Sarkar R, Messina LM. Exercise-induced hyperemia unmasks regional blood flow deficit in experimental hindlimb ischemia. J Surg Res. 2001 Jun 1; 98(1):21-6.
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        72. Chuter TA, Gordon RL, Reilly LM, Pak LK, Messina LM. Multi-branched stent-graft for type III thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2001 Mar; 12(3):391-2.
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        73. Schneider DB, Sarkar R, Messina LM, Stoney RJ. Extended iliac exposure from the groin. Vasc Surg. 2001 Mar-Apr; 35(2):131-6.
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        74. Chuter TA, Gordon RL, Reilly LM, Goodman JD, Messina LM. An endovascular system for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J Endovasc Ther. 2001 Feb; 8(1):25-33.
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        75. Bikhazi PH, Messina L, Mhatre AN, Goldstein JA, Lalwani AK. Molecular pathogenesis in sporadic head and neck paraganglioma. Laryngoscope. 2000 Aug; 110(8):1346-8.
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        76. Chuter TA, Lukaszewicz GC, Reilly LM, Kerlan RK, Faruqi R, Sawhney R, Wall SD, Canto C, LaBerge JM, Gordon RL, Messina LM. Endovascular repair of a presumed aortoenteric fistula: late failure due to recurrent infection. J Endovasc Ther. 2000 Jun; 7(3):240-4.
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        77. LaBerge JM, Bass NM, Messina LM. SCVIR Annual Meeting Film Panel Session: diagnosis and discussion of case 5. Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2000 May; 11(5):655-60.
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        78. Furukawa L, Brevetti LS, Brady SE, Johnson D, Ma M, Welling TH, Messina LM. Adenoviral-mediated gene transfer of ICP47 inhibits major histocompatibility complex class I expression on vascular cells in vitro. J Vasc Surg. 2000 Mar; 31(3):558-66.
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        79. Stoney RJ, Messina LM, Azakie A, Cherry KJ. Surgical diseases of the great vessels. Curr Probl Surg. 2000 Feb; 37(2):71-161.
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        80. Chuter TA, Reilly LM, Faruqi RM, Kerlan RB, Sawhney R, Canto CJ, LaBerge JM, Wilson MW, Gordon RL, Wall SD, Rapp J, Messina LM. Endovascular aneurysm repair in high-risk patients. J Vasc Surg. 2000 Jan; 31(1 Pt 1):122-33.
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        81. Faruqi RM, Chuter TA, Reilly LM, Sawhney R, Wall S, Canto C, Messina LM. Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm using a pararenal fenestrated stent-graft. J Endovasc Surg. 1999 Nov; 6(4):354-8.
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        82. Chuter TA, Faruqi RM, Reilly LM, Kerlan RK, Sawhney R, Wall SD, Canto K, Gordon RL, Messina LM. Aortomonoiliac endovascular grafting combined with femorofemoral bypass: an acceptable compromise or a preferred solution? Semin Vasc Surg. 1999 Sep; 12(3):176-81.
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        83. Schneider DB, Nelken NA, Messina LM, Ehrenfeld WK. Isolated inferior mesenteric artery revascularization for chronic visceral ischemia. J Vasc Surg. 1999 Jul; 30(1):51-8.
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        84. Jean-Claude JM, Reilly LM, Stoney RJ, Messina LM. Pararenal aortic aneurysms: the future of open aortic aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 1999 May; 29(5):902-12.
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        85. Azakie A, McElhinney DB, Messina LM, Stoney RJ. Common brachiocephalic trunk: strategies for revascularization. Ann Thorac Surg. 1999 Mar; 67(3):657-60.
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        86. Chuter TA, Gordon RL, Reilly LM, Kerlan RK, Sawhney R, Jean-Claude J, Canto CJ, LaBerge JM, Ring EJ, Wall SD, Messina LM. Abdominal aortic aneurysm in high-risk patients: short- to intermediate-term results of endovascular repair. Radiology. 1999 Feb; 210(2):361-5.
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        87. Stoney RJ, Azakie A, Messina LM. Innominate artery revascularization. Adv Surg. 1999; 33:275-92.
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        88. Azakie A, McElhinney DB, Thompson RW, Raven RB, Messina LM, Stoney RJ. Surgical management of subclavian-vein effort thrombosis as a result of thoracic outlet compression. J Vasc Surg. 1998 Nov; 28(5):777-86.
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        89. Azakie A, McElhinney DB, Higashima R, Messina LM, Stoney RJ. Innominate artery reconstruction: over 3 decades of experience. Ann Surg. 1998 Sep; 228(3):402-10.
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        90. Chuter TA, Reilly LM, Stoney RJ, Messina LM. Femoral artery exposure for endovascular aneurysm repair through oblique incisions. J Endovasc Surg. 1998 Aug; 5(3):259-60.
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        91. Chuter TA, Reilly LM, Kerlan RK, Sawhney R, Canto CJ, Ring EJ, Messina LM. Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm: getting out of trouble. Cardiovasc Surg. 1998 Jun; 6(3):232-9.
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        92. Azakie A, McElhinney DB, Messina LM, Stoney RJ. In situ autogenous reconstruction of the thoracoabdominal aorta and branches for treatment of an infected thoracoabdominal aortobifemoral bypass graft. J Vasc Surg. 1998 May; 27(5):977-80.
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        93. Schneider DB, Schneider PA, Reilly LM, Ehrenfeld WK, Messina LM, Stoney RJ. Reoperation for recurrent chronic visceral ischemia. J Vasc Surg. 1998 Feb; 27(2):276-84; discussion 284-6.
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        94. Zelenock JA, Welling TH, Sarkar R, Gordon DG, Messina LM. Improved retroviral transduction efficiency of vascular cells in vitro and in vivo during clinically relevant incubation periods using centrifugation to increase viral titers. J Vasc Surg. 1997 Jul; 26(1):119-27.
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        95. Messina LM, Shanley CJ. Visceral artery aneurysms. Surg Clin North Am. 1997 Apr; 77(2):425-42.
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        96. Jejurikar SS, Welling TH, Zelenock JA, Gordon D, Burkel WE, Carlson BM, Messina LM. Induction of angiogenesis by lidocaine and basic fibroblast growth factor: a model for in vivo retroviral-mediated gene therapy. J Surg Res. 1997 Feb 1; 67(2):137-46.
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        97. Baer RP, Whitehill TE, Sarkar R, Sarkar M, Messina LM, Komorowski TA, Stanley JC. Retroviral-mediated transduction of endothelial cells with the lac Z gene impairs cellular proliferation in vitro and graft endothelialization in vivo. J Vasc Surg. 1996 Nov; 24(5):892-9.
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        98. Welling TH, Huber TS, Messina LM, Stanley JC. Tissue plasminogen activator increases canine endothelial cell proliferation rate through a plasmin-independent, receptor-mediated mechanism. J Surg Res. 1996 Nov; 66(1):36-42.
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        99. Welling TH, Davidson BL, Zelenock JA, Stanley JC, Gordon D, Roessler BJ, Messina LM. Systemic delivery of the interleukin-1 receptor antagonist protein using a new strategy of direct adenoviral-mediated gene transfer to skeletal muscle capillary endothelium in the isolated rat hindlimb. Hum Gene Ther. 1996 Oct 1; 7(15):1795-802.
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        100. Shanley CJ, Shah NL, Messina LM. Uncommon splanchnic artery aneurysms: pancreaticoduodenal, gastroduodenal, superior mesenteric, inferior mesenteric, and colic. Ann Vasc Surg. 1996 Sep; 10(5):506-15.
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        101. Shanley CJ, Shah NL, Messina LM. Common splanchnic artery aneurysms: splenic, hepatic, and celiac. Ann Vasc Surg. 1996 May; 10(3):315-22.
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        102. Ford JW, Welling TH, Stanley JC, Messina LM. PKH26 and 125I-PKH95: characterization and efficacy as labels for in vitro and in vivo endothelial cell localization and tracking. J Surg Res. 1996 Apr; 62(1):23-8.
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        103. Huber TS, Welling TH, Sarkar R, Messina LM, Stanley JC. Effects of retroviral-mediated tissue plasminogen activator gene transfer and expression on adherence and proliferation of canine endothelial cells seeded onto expanded polytetrafluoroethylene. J Vasc Surg. 1995 Dec; 22(6):795-803.
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        104. Lederle FA, Wilson SE, Johnson GR, Reinke DB, Littooy FN, Acher CW, Messina LM, Ballard DJ, Ansel HJ. Variability in measurement of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Detection and Management Veterans Administration Cooperative Study Group. J Vasc Surg. 1995 Jun; 21(6):945-52.
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        105. Moursi MM, Beebe HG, Messina LM, Welling TH, Stanley JC. Inhibition of aortic aneurysm development in blotchy mice by beta adrenergic blockade independent of altered lysyl oxidase activity. J Vasc Surg. 1995 May; 21(5):792-9; discussion 799-800.
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        106. Prince MR, Narasimham DL, Stanley JC, Wakefield TW, Messina LM, Zelenock GB, Jacoby WT, Marx MV, Williams DM, Cho KJ. Gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography of abdominal aortic aneurysms. J Vasc Surg. 1995 Apr; 21(4):656-69.
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        107. Stanley JC, Zelenock GB, Messina LM, Wakefield TW. Pediatric renovascular hypertension: a thirty-year experience of operative treatment. J Vasc Surg. 1995 Feb; 21(2):212-26; discussion 226-7.
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        108. Messina LM, Ekhterae D, Whitehill TA, Podrazik RM, Burkel WE, Ford J, Gardner AK, Stanley JC. Transplantation of lac-Z-transduced microvascular endothelial cells into the skeletal muscle capillary bed of the rat hindlimb occurs independent of the duration of femoral artery occlusion after injection of cells. J Surg Res. 1994 Dec; 57(6):661-6.
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        109. Lederle FA, Wilson SE, Johnson GR, Littooy FN, Acher C, Messina LM, Reinke DB, Ballard DJ. Design of the abdominal aortic Aneurysm Detection and Management Study. ADAM VA Cooperative Study Group. J Vasc Surg. 1994 Aug; 20(2):296-303.
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        110. Messina LM, Sarpa MS, Smith MA, Greenfield LJ. Clinical significance of routine imaging of iliac and calf veins by color flow duplex scanning in patients suspected of having acute lower extremity deep venous thrombosis. Surgery. 1993 Nov; 114(5):921-7.
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        111. Messina LM, Podrazik RM, Whitehill TA, Ekhterae D, Brothers TE, Wilson JM, Burkel WE, Stanley JC. Adhesion and incorporation of lacZ-transduced endothelial cells into the intact capillary wall in the rat. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1992 Dec 15; 89(24):12018-22.
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        112. Podrazik RM, Whitehill TA, Ekhterae D, Williams WD, Messina LM, Stanley JC. High-level expression of recombinant human tPA in cultivated canine endothelial cells under varying conditions of retroviral gene transfer. Ann Surg. 1992 Oct; 216(4):446-52; discussion 453.
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        113. Messina LM, Zelenock GB, Yao KA, Stanley JC. Renal revascularization for recurrent pulmonary edema in patients with poorly controlled hypertension and renal insufficiency: a distinct subgroup of patients with arteriosclerotic renal artery occlusive disease. J Vasc Surg. 1992 Jan; 15(1):73-80; discussion 80-2.
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        114. Mayberg MR, Wilson SE, Yatsu F, Weiss DG, Messina L, Hershey LA, Colling C, Eskridge J, Deykin D, Winn HR. Carotid endarterectomy and prevention of cerebral ischemia in symptomatic carotid stenosis. Veterans Affairs Cooperative Studies Program 309 Trialist Group. JAMA. 1991 Dec 18; 266(23):3289-94.
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        115. Mulholland MW, Sarpa MS, Delvalle J, Messina LM. Splanchnic and cerebral vasodilatory effects of calcitonin gene-related peptide I in humans. Ann Surg. 1991 Oct; 214(4):440-5; discussion 446-7.
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        116. Messina LM, Carlson BM. Rapid and complete recovery of responsiveness to adenosine and norepinephrine by regenerating arterioles of the tibialis anterior muscle of the hamster after in situ autografting. Circ Res. 1991 Jun; 68(6):1600-9.
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        117. Messina LM, Brothers TE, Wakefield TW, Zelenock GB, Lindenauer SM, Greenfield LJ, Jacobs LA, Fellows EP, Grube SV, Stanley JC. Clinical characteristics and surgical management of vascular complications in patients undergoing cardiac catheterization: interventional versus diagnostic procedures. J Vasc Surg. 1991 May; 13(5):593-600.
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        118. Ventafridda V, Ripamonti C, Caraceni A, Spoldi E, Messina L, De Conno F. The management of inoperable gastrointestinal obstruction in terminal cancer patients. Tumori. 1990 Aug 31; 76(4):389-93.
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        119. Messina L, Arcidiacono A, Spampinato G, Malaguarnera L, Berton G, Kaczmarek L, Messina A. Accumulation of ornithine decarboxylase mRNA accompanies activation of human and mouse monocytes/macrophages. FEBS Lett. 1990 Jul 30; 268(1):32-4.
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        120. Messina LM. In vivo assessment of acute microvascular injury after reperfusion of ischemic tibialis anterior muscle of the hamster. J Surg Res. 1990 Jun; 48(6):615-21.
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        121. Wakefield TW, Pierson CL, Schaberg DR, Messina LM, Lindenauer SM, Greenfield LJ, Zelenock GB, Stanley JC. Artery, periarterial adipose tissue, and blood microbiology during vascular reconstructive surgery: perioperative and early postoperative observations. J Vasc Surg. 1990 May; 11(5):624-8.
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        122. Williams DM, Brothers TE, Messina LM. Relief of mesenteric ischemia in type III aortic dissection with percutaneous fenestration of the aortic septum. Radiology. 1990 Feb; 174(2):450-2.
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        123. Zelenock GB, Strodel WE, Knol JA, Messina LM, Wakefield TW, Lindenauer SM, Eckhauser FE, Greenfield LJ, Stanley JC. A prospective study of clinically and endoscopically documented colonic ischemia in 100 patients undergoing aortic reconstructive surgery with aggressive colonic and direct pelvic revascularization, compared with historic controls. Surgery. 1989 Oct; 106(4):771-9; discussion 779-80.
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        124. Stoney RJ, Messina LM, Goldstone J, Reilly LM. Renal endarterectomy through the transected aorta: a new technique for combined aortorenal atherosclerosis--a preliminary report. J Vasc Surg. 1989 Feb; 9(2):224-33.
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        125. Messina LM, Reilly LM, Goldstone J, Ehrenfeld WK, Ferrell LD, Stoney RJ. Middle aortic syndrome. Effectiveness and durability of complex arterial revascularization techniques. Ann Surg. 1986 Sep; 204(3):331-9.
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        126. Messina LM, Hanley FL, Uhlig PN, Baer RW, Grattan MT, Hoffman JI. Effects of pressure gradients between branches of the left coronary artery on the pressure axis intercept and the shape of steady state circumflex pressure-flow relations in dogs. Circ Res. 1985 Jan; 56(1):11-9.
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        127. Uhlig PN, Baer RW, Vlahakes GJ, Hanley FL, Messina LM, Hoffman JI. Arterial and venous coronary pressure-flow relations in anesthetized dogs. Evidence for a vascular waterfall in epicardial coronary veins. Circ Res. 1984 Aug; 55(2):238-48.
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        128. Messina LM, Turley K, Stanger P, Hoffman JI, Ebert PA. Successful aortic valvotomy for severe congenital valvular aortic stenosis in the newborn infant. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1984 Jul; 88(1):92-6.
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        129. Hanley FL, Messina LM, Grattan MT, Hoffman IE. The effect of coronary inflow pressure on coronary vascular resistance in the isolated dog heart. Circ Res. 1984 Jun; 54(6):760-72.
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        130. Raineri A, Assennato P, Candela B, Messina L. Short- and long-term results of early rehabilitation after myocardial infarction: physical fitness, hemodynamic assessments and psychological aspects. Cardiology. 1982; 69(4):231-41.
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