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Ravikumar K Veeraswamy

TitleDirector, Division of Vascular Surgery
InstitutionMedical University of South Carolina
DepartmentVascular Surgery
AddressP.O. Box MSC 295
BM 654F
Thurmond Gazes - 30 Courtenay Drive
Phone843-876-4855
Fax843-876-8568
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    1. King RW, Gedney R, Ruddy JM, Genovese EA, Brothers TE, Veeraswamy RK, Wooster MD. Occlusion of the Celiac Artery During Endovascular Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair is Associated with Increased Perioperative Morbidity and Mortality. Ann Vasc Surg. 2020 Feb 05. PMID: 32035263.
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    2. Lou X, Duwayri YM, Jordan WD, Chen EP, Veeraswamy RK, Leshnower BG. The Safety and Efficacy of Extended TEVAR in Acute Type B Aortic Dissection. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jan 29. PMID: 32006479.
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    3. Anderson J, King R, Brothers T, Robison J, Veeraswamy R, Wooster M, Mukherjee R, Ruddy JM. Discharge to a Post-Acute Care Facility after Emergent Femoral Artery Repair is Not Protective Against Wound Complications. Ann Vasc Surg. 2020 Jan 07. PMID: 31917226.
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    4. King RW, Wooster MD, Ruddy JM, Genovese EA, Anderson JM, Brothers TE, Veeraswamy RK. Previous thoracic aortic repair is not associated with adverse outcomes after thoracic endovascular aortic repair. J Vasc Surg. 2019 Oct 13. PMID: 31619351.
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    5. Birjiniuk J, Veeraswamy RK, Oshinski JN, Ku DN. Intermediate fenestrations reduce flow reversal in a silicone model of Stanford Type B aortic dissection. J Biomech. 2019 Aug 27; 93:101-110. PMID: 31326118.
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    6. Suckow BD, Schanzer AS, Hoel AW, Wyers M, Marone LK, Veeraswamy RK, Nolan BW. A Novel Quality of Life Instrument for Patients with an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2019 Jun; 57(6):809-815. PMID: 30803917.
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    7. Lou X, Chen EP, Duwayri YM, Veeraswamy RK, Jordan WD, Zehner CA, Leshnower BG. The Impact of Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair on Long-Term Survival in Type B Aortic Dissection. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan; 105(1):31-38. PMID: 28811003.
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    8. Birjiniuk J, Timmins LH, Young M, Leshnower BG, Oshinski JN, Ku DN, Veeraswamy RK. Pulsatile Flow Leads to Intimal Flap Motion and Flow Reversal in an In Vitro Model of Type B Aortic Dissection. Cardiovasc Eng Technol. 2017 09; 8(3):378-389. PMID: 28608325.
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    9. Hu FY, Fang ZB, Leshnower BG, Duwayri Y, Jordan WD, Gillespie TW, Veeraswamy RK. Contemporary evaluation of mortality and stroke risk after thoracic endovascular aortic repair. J Vasc Surg. 2017 09; 66(3):718-727.e5. PMID: 28502542.
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    10. Leshnower BG, Duwayri YM, Chen EP, Li C, Zehner CA, Binongo JN, Veeraswamy RK. Aortic Remodeling After Endovascular Repair of Complicated Acute Type B Aortic Dissection. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun; 103(6):1878-1885. PMID: 27993378.
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    11. Girish A, Padala M, Kalra K, McIver BV, Veeraswamy RK, Chen EP, Leshnower BG. The Impact of Intimal Tear Location and Partial False Lumen Thrombosis in Acute Type B Aortic Dissection. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec; 102(6):1925-1932. PMID: 27424468.
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    12. Duwayri Y, Goss J, Knechtle W, Veeraswamy RK, Arya S, Rajani RR, Brewster LP, Dodson TF, Sweeney JF. The Readmission Event after Vascular Surgery: Causes and Costs. Ann Vasc Surg. 2016 Oct; 36:7-12. PMID: 27321981.
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    13. Arya S, Long CA, Brahmbhatt R, Shafii S, Brewster LP, Veeraswamy R, Johnson TM, Johanning JM. Preoperative Frailty Increases Risk of Nonhome Discharge after Elective Vascular Surgery in Home-Dwelling Patients. Ann Vasc Surg. 2016 Aug; 35:19-29. PMID: 27263810.
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    14. Flink BJ, Long CA, Duwayri Y, Brewster LP, Veeraswamy R, Gallagher K, Arya S. Women undergoing aortic surgery are at higher risk for unplanned readmissions compared with men especially when discharged home. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Jun; 63(6):1496-1504.e1. PMID: 27106246.
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    15. Suckow B, Schanzer AS, Hoel AW, Wyers M, Marone LK, Veeraswamy RK, Nolan BW. A national survey of disease-specific knowledge in patients with an abdominal aortic aneurysm. J Vasc Surg. 2016 May; 63(5):1156-62. PMID: 26947235.
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    16. Hoffman JR, Chowdhury R, Johnson LS, Brewster LP, Duwayri Y, Reeves JG, Veeraswamy RK, Dodson TF, Rajani RR. Posttraumatic Resuscitation Affects Stent Graft Sizing in Patients with Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury. Am Surg. 2016 Jan; 82(1):75-8. PMID: 26802861.
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    17. Brahmbhatt R, Gander J, Duwayri Y, Rajani RR, Veeraswamy R, Salam A, Dodson TF, Arya S. Improved trends in patient survival and decreased major complications after emergency ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Jan; 63(1):39-47. PMID: 26506941.
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    18. Brahmbhatt R, Brewster LP, Shafii S, Rajani RR, Veeraswamy R, Salam A, Dodson TF, Arya S. Gender and frailty predict poor outcomes in infrainguinal vascular surgery. J Surg Res. 2016 Mar; 201(1):156-65. PMID: 26850197.
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    19. Mian OY, Khattab MH, Hedayati M, Coulter J, Abubaker-Sharif B, Schwaninger JM, Veeraswamy RK, Brooks JD, Hopkins L, Shinohara DB, Cornblatt B, Nelson WG, Yegnasubramanian S, DeWeese TL. GSTP1 Loss results in accumulation of oxidative DNA base damage and promotes prostate cancer cell survival following exposure to protracted oxidative stress. Prostate. 2016 Feb; 76(2):199-206. PMID: 26447830.
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    20. Preiss JE, Arya S, Duwayri Y, Shafii SM, Veeraswamy RK, Rajani RR, Dodson TF, Brewster LP. Late mortality in females after endovascular aneurysm repair. J Surg Res. 2015 Oct; 198(2):508-14. PMID: 25976853.
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    21. Birjiniuk J, Ruddy JM, Iffrig E, Henry TS, Leshnower BG, Oshinski JN, Ku DN, Veeraswamy RK. Development and testing of a silicone in vitro model of descending aortic dissection. J Surg Res. 2015 Oct; 198(2):502-7. PMID: 26001674.
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    22. Suckow BD, Goodney PP, Nolan BW, Veeraswamy RK, Gallagher P, Cronenwett JL, Kraiss LW. Domains that Determine Quality of Life in Vascular Amputees. Ann Vasc Surg. 2015; 29(4):722-30. PMID: 25725279.
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    23. Brahmbhatt R, Veeraswamy R, Arya S. Symptomatic carotid stenosis. JAMA Surg. 2015 Jan; 150(1):79-80. PMID: 25427175.
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    24. Arya S, Kim SI, Duwayri Y, Brewster LP, Veeraswamy R, Salam A, Dodson TF. Frailty increases the risk of 30-day mortality, morbidity, and failure to rescue after elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair independent of age and comorbidities. J Vasc Surg. 2015 Feb; 61(2):324-31. PMID: 25312534.
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    25. Huen KH, Chowdhury R, Shafii SM, Brewster LP, Arya S, Duwayri Y, Veeraswamy RK, Dodson TF, Rajani RR. Smoking cessation is the least successful outcome of risk factor modification in uninsured patients with symptomatic peripheral arterial disease. Ann Vasc Surg. 2015 Jan; 29(1):42-9. PMID: 25286112.
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    26. Preiss JE, Itum DS, Reeves JG, Duwaryi Y, Rajani R, Veeraswamy R, Salam A, Dodson TF, Brewster LP. Carotid duplex criteria for patients with contralateral occlusion. J Surg Res. 2015 Jan; 193(1):28-32. PMID: 25255726.
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    27. Brown K, Itum DS, Preiss J, Duwayri Y, Veeraswamy RK, Salam A, Dodson TF, Brewster LP. Carotid artery stenting has increased risk of external carotid artery occlusion compared with carotid endarterectomy. J Vasc Surg. 2015 Jan; 61(1):119-24. PMID: 25064529.
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    28. Brown KA, Itum DS, Duwayri Y, Reeves JG, Rajani R, Veeraswamy RK, Arya S, Salam A, Dodson TF, Brewster LP. Influence of the hostile neck on restenosis after carotid stenting. Ann Vasc Surg. 2015 Jan; 29(1):9-14. PMID: 24930975.
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    29. Ruddy JM, Reisenman P, Priestley J, Brewster LP, Duwayri Y, Veeraswamy RK. Stent graft therapy for false lumen aneurysmal degeneration in established type B aortic dissection (FADED) results in differential volumetric remodeling of the thoracic versus abdominal aortic segments. Ann Vasc Surg. 2014 Oct; 28(7):1602-9. PMID: 24530719.
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    30. Leshnower BG, Veeraswamy RK, Duwayri YM, Chen EP. The "TEVAR-first" approach to DeBakey I aortic dissection with mesenteric malperfusion. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Feb; 97(2):693-6. PMID: 24484813.
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    31. Rajani RR, Johnson LS, Brewer BL, Brewster LP, Duwayri Y, Reeves JG, Veeraswamy RK, Dodson TF. Anatomic characteristics of aortic transection: centerline analysis to facilitate graft selection. Ann Vasc Surg. 2014 Feb; 28(2):433-6. PMID: 24485775.
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    32. Riesenman PJ, Ricotta JJ, Veeraswamy RK. Preservation of hypogastric artery blood flow during endovascular aneurysm repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm with bilateral common and internal iliac artery involvement: utilization of off-the-shelf stent-graft components. Ann Vasc Surg. 2012 Jan; 26(1):109.e1-5. PMID: 22176882.
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    33. deFreitas DJ, Kasirajan K, Ricotta JJ, Veeraswamy RK, Corriere MA. Preoperative inpatient hospitalization and risk of perioperative infection following elective vascular procedures. Ann Vasc Surg. 2012 Jan; 26(1):46-54. PMID: 22079458.
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    34. Reeves JG, Kasirajan K, Veeraswamy RK, Ricotta JJ, Salam AA, Dodson TF, McClusky DA, Corriere MA. Characterization of resident surgeon participation during carotid endarterectomy and impact on perioperative outcomes. J Vasc Surg. 2012 Jan; 55(1):268-73. PMID: 22051871.
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    35. Brewster LP, Beaulieu R, Corriere MA, Veeraswamy R, Niazi KA, Robertson G, Dodson TF, Kasirajan K. Carotid revascularization outcomes comparing distal filters, flow reversal, and endarterectomy. J Vasc Surg. 2011 Oct; 54(4):1000-4; discussion 1004-5. PMID: 21871772.
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    36. Chung J, Kasirajan K, Veeraswamy RK, Dodson TF, Salam AA, Chaikof EL, Corriere MA. Left subclavian artery coverage during thoracic endovascular aortic repair and risk of perioperative stroke or death. J Vasc Surg. 2011 Oct; 54(4):979-84. PMID: 21658894.
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    37. Cruz C, Langberg J, Lerakis S, Veeraswamy R, Lloyd M. Internal Mammary Arterial Injury from Lead Extraction: A Clinically Subtle yet Important Complication of Implantable Device Removal. Cardiol Res Pract. 2011; 2011:408640. PMID: 21629794.
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    38. Bailey CJ, Force S, Milner R, Kasirajan K, Veeraswamy RK. Thoracic endovascular repair as a safe management strategy for aortobronchial fistulas. J Vasc Surg. 2011 May; 53(5):1202-9; discussion 1209. PMID: 21367565.
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    39. Chung J, Corriere MA, Milner R, Kasirajan K, Salam A, Dodson TF, Chaikof EL, Veeraswamy RK. Midterm results of adjunctive neck therapies performed during elective infrarenal aortic aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2010 Dec; 52(6):1435-41. PMID: 21146743.
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    40. Chung J, Corriere MA, Veeraswamy RK, Kasirajan K, Milner R, Dodson TF, Salam AA, Chaikof EL. Risk factors for late mortality after endovascular repair of the thoracic aorta. J Vasc Surg. 2010 Sep; 52(3):549-54; discussion 555. PMID: 20598483.
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    41. Hill SJ, Zarroug AE, Ricketts RR, Veeraswamy R. Bedside placement of an aortic occlusion balloon to control a ruptured aorto-esophageal fistula in a small child. Ann Vasc Surg. 2010 Aug; 24(6):822.e7-9. PMID: 20471216.
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    42. Chaikof EL, Mutrie C, Kasirajan K, Milner R, Chen EP, Veeraswamy RK, Dodson TF, Salam AA. Endovascular repair for diverse pathologies of the thoracic aorta: an initial decade of experience. J Am Coll Surg. 2009 May; 208(5):802-16; discussion 816-8. PMID: 19476841.
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    43. Smith S, Mountcastle S, Burridge A, Dodson TF, Salam AA, Kasirajan K, Milner R, Veeraswamy R, Chaikof EL. A single-institution experience with the AneuRx Stent Graft for endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm. Ann Vasc Surg. 2008 Mar; 22(2):221-6. PMID: 18346576.
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    44. Veeraswamy RK, Rubin BG, Sanchez LA, Curi MA, Geraghty PJ, Parodi JC, Sicard GA. Complications of carotid artery stenting are largely preventable: a retrospective error analysis. Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther. 2007 Dec; 19(4):403-8. PMID: 18287152.
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    45. Curi MA, Geraghty PJ, Merino OA, Veeraswamy RK, Rubin BG, Sanchez LA, Choi ET, Sicard GA. Mid-term outcomes of endovascular popliteal artery aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2007 Mar; 45(3):505-10. PMID: 17275247.
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    46. Veeraswamy RK, Sanchez LA, Rubin BG, Moon MR, Curci J, Flye MW, Geraghty PJ, Parodi J, Sicard GA. Endovascular repair of thoracic aortic lesions using infrarenal devices: lessons learned and continued applications. Ann Vasc Surg. 2006 May; 20(3):330-7. PMID: 16779514.
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    47. Veeraswamy RK, Cella M, Colonna M, Unanue ER. Dendritic cells process and present antigens across a range of maturation states. J Immunol. 2003 Jun 01; 170(11):5367-72. PMID: 12759410.
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    48. Krug A, Veeraswamy R, Pekosz A, Kanagawa O, Unanue ER, Colonna M, Cella M. Interferon-producing cells fail to induce proliferation of naive T cells but can promote expansion and T helper 1 differentiation of antigen-experienced unpolarized T cells. J Exp Med. 2003 Apr 07; 197(7):899-906. PMID: 12668648.
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    49. Lin X, Tascilar M, Lee WH, Vles WJ, Lee BH, Veeraswamy R, Asgari K, Freije D, van Rees B, Gage WR, Bova GS, Isaacs WB, Brooks JD, DeWeese TL, De Marzo AM, Nelson WG. GSTP1 CpG island hypermethylation is responsible for the absence of GSTP1 expression in human prostate cancer cells. Am J Pathol. 2001 Nov; 159(5):1815-26. PMID: 11696442.
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    50. De Marzo AM, Marchi VL, Yang ES, Veeraswamy R, Lin X, Nelson WG. Abnormal regulation of DNA methyltransferase expression during colorectal carcinogenesis. Cancer Res. 1999 Aug 15; 59(16):3855-60. PMID: 10463569.
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