Bruce L Gewertz

Title(s)Professor of Clinical , Surgery
SchoolMedicine
Address760 Westwood Plaza 72-131
Los Angeles CA 90024
Phone(310) 423-5884
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    T-32 RESEARCH TRAINING FOR SURGICAL SCIENTISTS
    NIH T32HL007665Jul 1, 1988 - Jun 30, 1994
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Assessment of Emotional Outcomes of Intraoperative Death on Surgical Team Members. JAMA Surg. 2021 Apr 28. Cohen TN, Wang AS, Seferian EG, Sax HC, Gewertz BL. PMID: 33909005.
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    2. How Hospitals can Save Lives and Themselves: Lessons on Patient Flow from the COVID-19 Pandemic. Ann Surg. 2021 Mar 29. Litvak E, Keshavjee S, Gewertz BL, Fineberg HV. PMID: 33914462.
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    3. Do patients with minimal blunt thoracic aortic injury require thoracic endovascular repair? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 02 01; 90(2):384-387. DuBose JJ, Charlton-Ouw K, Starnes B, Saqib N, Quiroga E, Morrison J, Gewertz B, Azizzadeh A, AAST/Aortic Trauma Foundation Study Group . PMID: 33075025.
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    4. Personal Communication Devices Among Surgeons-Exploring the Empowerment/Enslavement Paradox. JAMA Surg. 2020 Dec 23. Cohen TN, Jain M, Gewertz BL. PMID: 33355614.
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    5. A Systems-based Approach to Reduce Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism in Trauma Patients. World J Surg. 2021 Mar; 45(3):738-745. Dhillon NK, Barmparas G, Lin TL, Linaval NT, Yang AR, Sekhon HK, Mason R, Margulies DR, Gewertz BL, Ley EJ. PMID: 33169176.
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    6. A Human Factors Approach to Surgical Patient Safety. Surg Clin North Am. 2021 Feb; 101(1):1-13. Cohen TN, Gewertz BL, Shouhed D. PMID: 33212071.
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    7. Surgical Supply Cost Awareness Is Associated With Lower Costs: A Single-Center Experience. Am Surg. 2020 Oct; 86(10):1407-1410. Tseng J, Sax HC, Gewertz BL, Margulies DR, Alban RF. PMID: 33103463.
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    8. Teleurology and digital health app in COVID-19 pandemic. Investig Clin Urol. 2020 07; 61(4):333-334. Kim J, Gewertz B. PMID: 32665988.
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    9. Surgical Cases in the COVID-19 Era : An Early Institutional Experience. Am Surg. 2020 06; 86(6):560-561. Kuo S, Dhillon NK, Gewertz BL, Ley EJ. PMID: 32683971.
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    10. Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair in Octogenarians and Nonagenarians. Ann Vasc Surg. 2020 Oct; 68:299-304. Akhmerov A, Shah AS, Gupta N, Tulloch AW, Gewertz B, Azizzadeh A. PMID: 32439524.
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    11. Discovering the barriers to efficient robotic operating room turnover time: perceptions vs. reality. J Robot Surg. 2020 Oct; 14(5):717-724. Cohen TN, Anger JT, Shamash K, Cohen KA, Nasseri Y, Francis SE, Fimpler M, Avenido R, Gewertz BL, Shouhed D. PMID: 31933120.
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    12. The Millennials are Here and They Expect More From Their Surgical Educators! Ann Surg. 2019 12; 270(6):962-963. Barmparas G, Imai TA, Gewertz BL. PMID: 30998535.
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    13. The gap in operative exposure in trauma surgery: quantifying the benefits of an international rotation. Surg Open Sci. 2020 Jan; 2(1):46-50. Barmparas G, Navsaria PH, Dhillon NK, Edu S, Margulies DR, Ley EJ, Gewertz BL, Nicol AJ. PMID: 32754707.
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    14. Relative Value Units and the Measurement of Physician Performance. JAMA. 2019 Sep 24; 322(12):1139-1140. Nurok M, Gewertz B. PMID: 31380934.
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    15. Leveraging the Right Technology in Health Care-Having a Cow-Reply. JAMA Surg. 2019 04 01; 154(4):365-366. Dhillon NK, Gewertz BL, Ley EJ. PMID: 30601882.
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    16. Association of Emotional Intelligence With Malpractice Claims: A Review. JAMA Surg. 2019 Mar 01; 154(3):250-256. Shouhed D, Beni C, Manguso N, IsHak WW, Gewertz BL. PMID: 30698614.
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    17. Performance improvement in surgery. Curr Probl Surg. 2019 Jun; 56(6):204-208. Alban RF, Anania EC, Cohen TN, Fabri PJ, Gewertz BL, Jain M, Jopling JK, Maggio PM, Sanchez JA, Sax HC. PMID: 31155032.
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    18. Performance improvement in surgery. Curr Probl Surg. 2019 Jun; 56(6):211-246. Alban RF, Anania EC, Cohen TN, Fabri PJ, Gewertz BL, Jain M, Jopling JK, Maggio PM, Sanchez JA, Sax HC. PMID: 31155033.
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    19. Surgical innovation as the driver of change in academic surgery. Surgery. 2019 11; 166(5):717-720. Jain M, Gewertz BL. PMID: 30773219.
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    20. The High-Profile Patient-Ensuring Good Care for the Entire Hospital. JAMA Surg. 2019 Feb 01; 154(2):105-106. Nurok M, Gewertz B. PMID: 30427981.
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    21. Engaging Physicians to Achieve Both Margin and Mission. Front Health Serv Manage. 2019; 35(3):25-29. Nurok M, Warsh J, Gewertz BL, Sax HC. PMID: 30789372.
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    22. Adverse Effects of Computers During Bedside Rounds in a Critical Care Unit. JAMA Surg. 2018 11 01; 153(11):1052-1053. Dhillon NK, Francis SE, Tatum JM, Keller M, Barmparas G, Gewertz BL, Ley EJ. PMID: 30027268.
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    23. Using HFACS-Healthcare to Identify Systemic Vulnerabilities During Surgery. Am J Med Qual. 2018 Nov/Dec; 33(6):614-622. Cohen TN, Francis SE, Wiegmann DA, Shappell SA, Gewertz BL. PMID: 29562768.
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    24. Trauma patients with lower extremity and pelvic fractures: Should anti-factor Xa trough level guide prophylactic enoxaparin dose? Int J Surg. 2018 Mar; 51:128-132. Dhillon NK, Smith EJT, Gillette E, Mason R, Barmparas G, Gewertz BL, Ley EJ. PMID: 29367044.
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    25. Interdisciplinary Disease-Based Peer Review: Moving Quality Assurance Into the Future. JAMA Surg. 2018 01 01; 153(1):3-4. Nurok M, Gewertz B. PMID: 29071336.
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    26. Potentially Avoidable Surgical Intensive Care Unit Admissions and Disposition Delays. JAMA Surg. 2017 Nov 01; 152(11):1015-1022. Dhillon NK, Ko A, Smith EJT, Kharabi M, Castongia J, Nurok M, Gewertz BL, Ley EJ. PMID: 28724143.
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    27. The Ethics of Interventional Procedures for Patients Too Ill for Surgery. JAMA. 2017 01 24; 317(4):359-360. Nurok M, Makkar R, Gewertz B. PMID: 28118464.
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    28. Increased Age Predicts Failure to Rescue. Am Surg. 2016 Nov 01; 82(11):1073-1079. Barmparas G, Martin MJ, Wiegmann DA, Catchpole KR, Gewertz BL, Ley EJ. PMID: 28206934.
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    29. Surgeon's Responsibility for Patient Care-Reply. JAMA Surg. 2016 11 01; 151(11):1092. Nurok M, Sadovnikoff N, Gewertz B. PMID: 27552560.
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    30. Association Between Enoxaparin Dosage Adjusted by Anti-Factor Xa Trough Level and Clinically Evident Venous Thromboembolism After Trauma. JAMA Surg. 2016 11 01; 151(11):1006-1013. Ko A, Harada MY, Barmparas G, Chung K, Mason R, Yim DA, Dhillon N, Margulies DR, Gewertz BL, Ley EJ. PMID: 27383732.
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    31. Timing of Chemical Thromboprophylaxis and Deep Vein Thrombosis in Major Colorectal Surgery: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Ann Surg. 2016 Oct; 264(4):632-9. Zaghiyan KN, Sax HC, Miraflor E, Cossman D, Wagner W, Mirocha J, Gewertz B, Fleshner P, Cedars-Sinai DVT Study Group . PMID: 27455158.
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    32. Key Tenets of Effective Surgery Leadership: Perspectives From the Society of Surgical Chairs Mentorship Sessions. JAMA Surg. 2016 08 01; 151(8):768-70. Rosengart TK, Kent KC, Bland KI, Britt LD, Eberlein TJ, Gewertz BL, Hunter JG, Lillemoe KD, Pellegrini CA, Schulick RD, Stain SC, Weigel RJ. PMID: 27096328.
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    33. Barriers to efficiency in robotic surgery: the resident effect. J Surg Res. 2016 10; 205(2):296-304. Jain M, Fry BT, Hess LW, Anger JT, Gewertz BL, Catchpole K. PMID: 27664876.
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    34. Contemporary Multidisciplinary Care--Who Is the Captain of the Ship, and Does It Matter? JAMA Surg. 2016 Apr; 151(4):309-10. Nurok M, Sadovnikoff N, Gewertz B. PMID: 26747684.
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    35. Outcomes of Procedures Performed by Attending Surgeons after Night Work. N Engl J Med. 2015 12 10; 373(24):2384. Nurok M, Gewertz BL. PMID: 26650167.
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    36. Technique profile: mesenteric reconstructions for occlusive disease. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2015 Dec; 13(12):1445-58. Shah AS, Schwartz LB, Moawad J, Gewertz BL. PMID: 26488537.
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    37. Disrupting disruptive physicians. JAMA Surg. 2015 May; 150(5):385-6. Gewertz BL. PMID: 25761225.
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    38. Primary intra-aneurysmal surgical repair of a celiomesenteric trunk aneurysm. J Vasc Surg Cases. 2015 Mar; 1(1):50-52. VonDerHaar RJ, Shah A, Nissen NN, Gewertz BL. PMID: 31724576.
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    39. A human factors subsystems approach to trauma care. JAMA Surg. 2014 Sep; 149(9):962-8. Catchpole K, Ley E, Wiegmann D, Blaha J, Shouhed D, Gangi A, Blocker R, Karl R, Karl C, Taggart B, Starnes B, Gewertz B. PMID: 25103360.
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    40. Flow disruptions during trauma care. World J Surg. 2014 Feb; 38(2):314-21. Shouhed D, Blocker R, Gangi A, Ley E, Blaha J, Margulies D, Wiegmann DA, Starnes B, Karl C, Karl R, Gewertz BL, Catchpole KR. PMID: 24178180.
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    41. Barriers to trauma patient care associated with CT scanning. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Jul; 217(1):135-41; discussion 141-3. Blocker RC, Shouhed D, Gangi A, Ley E, Blaha J, Gewertz BL, Wiegmann DA, Catchpole KR. PMID: 23711764.
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    42. Flow disruptions in trauma care handoffs. J Surg Res. 2013 Sep; 184(1):586-91. Catchpole KR, Gangi A, Blocker RC, Ley EJ, Blaha J, Gewertz BL, Wiegmann DA. PMID: 23587454.
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    43. Decreases in diameters of treated abdominal aortic aneurysms and reduction in rupture rate. JAMA Surg. 2013 Jan; 148(1):72-5. Hadjibashi AA, Mirocha J, Cossman DV, Gewertz BL. PMID: 22987118.
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    44. Integrating human factors research and surgery: a review. Arch Surg. 2012 Dec; 147(12):1141-6. Shouhed D, Gewertz B, Wiegmann D, Catchpole K. PMID: 23248019.
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    45. Eagle syndrome revisited: cerebrovascular complications. Ann Vasc Surg. 2012 Jul; 26(5):729.e1-5. Todo T, Alexander M, Stokol C, Lyden P, Braunstein G, Gewertz B. PMID: 22664285.
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    46. Reduction in ruptured aortic aneurysms is not due to increases in endovascular repairs. Am Surg. 2011 Oct; 77(10):1395-8. Hadjibashi AA, Ng T, Mirocha J, Cossman D, Gewertz B. PMID: 22127097.
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    47. Outreach in surgery at the undergraduate level: an opportunity to improve surgical interest among women? Am Surg. 2011 Oct; 77(10):1412-5. Ourian AJ, Nasseri Y, Kohanzadeh S, Margulies DR, Gewertz BL, Chen SC, Towfigh S. PMID: 22127101.
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    48. A prospective study of the association between surgeon experience and short-term patient outcomes after colorectal surgery. Am Surg. 2010 Oct; 76(10):1167-71. Ourian AJ, Nasseri Y, Murrell Z, Gewertz B, Magner D, Berel D, Fleshner P. PMID: 21105636.
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    49. 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. Ng TT, Mirocha J, Magner D, Gewertz BL. PMID: 20347673.
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    50. Life, surgery, and the pursuit of happiness. Arch Surg. 2009 Jul; 144(7):607-11. Gewertz BL. PMID: 19620538.
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    51. Regional variation in the utilization of carotid endarterectomy. J Vasc Surg. 2009 Apr; 49(4):893-901; discussion 901. Magner D, Mirocha J, Gewertz BL. PMID: 19217747.
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    52. Safety, feasibility, and outcome of retrievable vena cava filters in high-risk surgical patients. J Vasc Surg. 2007 Apr; 45(4):784-8; discussion 788. Piano G, Ketteler ER, Prachand V, Devalk E, Van Ha TG, Gewertz BL, Alverdy JC. PMID: 17398387.
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    53. Emotional intelligence: impact on leadership capabilities. Arch Surg. 2006 Aug; 141(8):812-4. Gewertz BL, Pacific Coast Surgical Association . PMID: 16924090.
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    54. B-mode ultrasonographic characterization of carotid atherosclerotic plaques in symptomatic and asymptomatic patients. J Vasc Surg. 2005 Sep; 42(3):435-41. Grogan JK, Shaalan WE, Cheng H, Gewertz B, Desai T, Schwarze G, Glagov S, Lozanski L, Griffin A, Castilla M, Bassiouny HS. PMID: 16171584.
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    55. Vascular dysfunction in ischemia-reperfusion injury. Ann Vasc Surg. 2005 Jul; 19(4):572-84. Seal JB, Gewertz BL. PMID: 15981128.
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    56. Endovascular solutions to complications of open aortic repair. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2005 May-Jun; 39(3):221-8. Pearce BJ, Baldwin Z, Bassiouny H, Gewertz BL, McKinsey JF. PMID: 15920650.
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    57. Degree of carotid plaque calcification in relation to symptomatic outcome and plaque inflammation. J Vasc Surg. 2004 Aug; 40(2):262-9. Shaalan WE, Cheng H, Gewertz B, McKinsey JF, Schwartz LB, Katz D, Cao D, Desai T, Glagov S, Bassiouny HS. PMID: 15297819.
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    58. Limb salvage after infrainguinal bypass graft failure. J Vasc Surg. 2004 May; 39(5):951-7. Baldwin ZK, Pearce BJ, Curi MA, Desai TR, McKinsey JF, Bassiouny HS, Katz D, Gewertz BL, Schwartz LB. PMID: 15111843.
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    59. David Skinner at the University of Chicago (1972-1987). J Surg Res. 2004 Mar; 117(1):4-5. Gewertz BL. PMID: 15013708.
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    60. Redo infrainguinal bypass: factors predicting patency and limb salvage. Ann Vasc Surg. 2003 Sep; 17(5):492-502. Rossi PJ, Skelly CL, Meyerson SL, Bassiouny HS, Katz D, Schwartz LB, McKinsey JF, Gewertz BL, Desai TR. PMID: 12958672.
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    61. Long-term outcome of infrainguinal bypass grafting in patients with serologically proven hypercoagulability. J Vasc Surg. 2003 Feb; 37(2):301-6. Curi MA, Skelly CL, Baldwin ZK, Woo DH, Baron JM, Desai TR, Katz D, McKinsey JF, Bassiouny HS, Gewertz BL, Schwartz LB. PMID: 12563199.
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    62. Operative intervention for recurrent stenosis after carotid stent angioplasty: a report. Ann Vasc Surg. 2002 Sep; 16(5):575-8. Brown KR, Desai TR, Schwartz LB, Gewertz BL. PMID: 12239640.
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    63. Long-term results of infrageniculate bypass grafting using all-autogenous composite vein. Ann Vasc Surg. 2002 Sep; 16(5):618-23. Curi MA, Skelly CL, Woo DH, Desai TR, Katz D, McKinsey JF, Bassiouny HS, Gewertz BL, Schwartz LB. PMID: 12183773.
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    64. Spontaneous perforation of a non-aneurysmal visceral aorta. Cardiovasc Surg. 2002 Jun; 10(3):279-83. Curi MA, Skelly CL, Woo DH, Desai TR, Winterfield R, Gewertz BL, Schwartz LB. PMID: 12044438.
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    65. Interleukin-6 causes endothelial barrier dysfunction via the protein kinase C pathway. J Surg Res. 2002 May 15; 104(2):118-23. Desai TR, Leeper NJ, Hynes KL, Gewertz BL. PMID: 12020130.
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    66. Role of mitochondrial oxidant generation in endothelial cell responses to hypoxia. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2002 Apr 01; 22(4):566-73. Pearlstein DP, Ali MH, Mungai PT, Hynes KL, Gewertz BL, Schumacker PT. PMID: 11950692.
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    67. Routine early postoperative duplex scanning is unnecessary following uncomplicated carotid endarterectomy. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2002 Mar-Apr; 36(2):115-22. Skelly CL, Meyerson SL, Curi MA, Desai TR, Bassiouny HS, McKinsey JF, Gewertz BL, Schwartz LB. PMID: 11951098.
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    68. Gender does not influence outcomes after iliac angioplasty. Ann Vasc Surg. 2002 Jan; 16(1):55-60. Orr JD, Leeper NJ, Funaki B, Leef J, Gewertz BL, Desai TR. PMID: 11904805.
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    69. Conduit choice for above-knee femoropopliteal bypass grafting in patients with limb-threatening ischemia. Ann Vasc Surg. 2002 Jan; 16(1):95-101. Curi MA, Skelly CL, Meyerson SL, Woo DH, Desai TR, McKinsey JF, Bassiouny HS, Katz D, Gewertz BL, Schwartz LB. PMID: 11904812.
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