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Mahmoud Malas

Title(s)Professor of Surgery, Surgery
SchoolHealth Sciences
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    The University of Southern California School of Medicine, Southern CaliforniaResidency1998-03General Surgery
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, New YorkFellowship2003-05Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MDMasters of Health Sciences2008-10Clinical Research

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    1. Arhuidese IJ, Cooper MA, Rizwan M, Nejim B, Malas MB. Vascular access for hemodialysis in the elderly. J Vasc Surg. 2019 Feb; 69(2):517-525.e1. PMID: 30683199.
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    2. Wiske C, Arhuidese I, Malas M, Patterson R. Reply. J Vasc Surg. 2019 Feb; 69(2):626-627. PMID: 30683207.
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    3. Suarez-Pierre A, Zhou X, Gonzalez JE, Rizwan M, Fraser CD, Lui C, Malas MB, Abularrage CJ, Black JH. Association of preoperative spinal drain placement with spinal cord ischemia among patients undergoing thoracic and thoracoabdominal endovascular aortic repair. J Vasc Surg. 2019 Jan 28. PMID: 30704799.
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    4. Dakour-Aridi H, Nejim B, Locham S, Alshwaily W, Malas MB. Anemia and postoperative outcomes after open and endovascular repair of intact abdominal aortic aneurysms. J Vasc Surg. 2019 Jan 23. PMID: 30685198.
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    5. Rizwan M, Aridi HD, Dang T, Alshwaily W, Nejim B, Malas MB. Long-Term Outcomes of Carotid Endarterectomy and Carotid Artery Stenting When Performed by a Single Vascular Surgeon. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2019 Jan 06; 1538574418823379. PMID: 30614413.
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    6. Holscher CM, Locham SS, Haugen CE, Bae S, Segev DL, Malas MB. Transplant waitlisting attenuates the association between hemodialysis access type and mortality. J Nephrol. 2019 Jan 02. PMID: 30604152.
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    7. Malas MB, Leal Lorenzo JI, Nejim B, Hanover TM, Mehta M, Kayshyap V, Kwolek CJ, Cambria R. Analysis of the ROADSTER pivotal and extended-access cohorts shows excellent 1-year durability of transcarotid stenting with dynamic flow reversal. J Vasc Surg. 2019 Jan 02. PMID: 30611582.
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    8. Locham S, Dakour-Aridi H, Bhela J, Nejim B, Bhavana Challa A, Malas M. Thirty-Day Outcomes of Fenestrated and Chimney Endovascular Repair and Open Repair of Juxtarenal, Pararenal, and Suprarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Using National Surgical Quality Initiative Program Database (2012-2016). Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2018 Dec 26; 1538574418819284. PMID: 30587096.
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    9. Arhuidese I, Nejim B, Locham S, Malas MB. Infrainguinal bypass surgery outcomes are worse in hemodialysis patients compared with patients with renal transplants. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Dec 21. PMID: 30583904.
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    10. King RW, Malas MB, Brothers TE. Outcomes for peripheral vascular intervention and lower extremity bypass in kidney transplant recipients are superior to outcomes of patients remaining on dialysis. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Dec 21. PMID: 30583898.
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    11. Roberts L, Farber A, Jones DW, Woo K, Eslami MH, Simons J, Malas M, Tan TW, Rybin D, Siracuse JJ. Tapered arteriovenous grafts do not provide significant advantage over nontapered grafts in upper extremity dialysis access. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Dec 21. PMID: 30583896.
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    12. Wang LJ, Ergul EA, Conrad MF, Malas MB, Kashyap VS, Goodney PP, Patel VI, Clouse WD. Addition of proximal intervention to carotid endarterectomy increases risk of stroke and death. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Dec 12. PMID: 30553728.
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    13. Arhuidese I, Nejim B, Craig-Schapiro R, Rizwan M, Malas MB. Outcomes of lower extremity bypass surgery in patients with renal transplants. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Dec; 68(6):1833-1840.e2. PMID: 30470370.
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    14. Zarkowsky DS, Hicks CW, Bostock IC, Malas MB, Goodney PP. Extending endovascular aneurysm repair to more patients without better outcomes. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Nov 26. PMID: 30497862.
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    15. Hicks CW, Nejim B, Aridi HD, Black JH, Malas MB. Transfemoral Carotid Artery Stents Should Be Used with Caution in Patients with Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis. Ann Vasc Surg. 2019 Jan; 54:1-11. PMID: 30339900.
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    16. O'Donnell TFX, Wade JE, Liang P, Li C, Swerdlow NJ, DeMartino RR, Malas MB, Landon BE, Schermerhorn ML. Endovascular aneurysm repair in patients over 75 is associated with excellent 5-year survival, which suggests benefit from expanded screening into this cohort. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Oct 06. PMID: 30301692.
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    17. Locham S, Faateh M, Dhaliwal J, Nejim B, Dakour-Aridi H, Malas MB. Outcomes and cost of fenestrated versus standard endovascular repair of intact abdominal aortic aneurysm in the United States. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Oct 03. PMID: 30292604.
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    18. Holscher CM, Dakour Aridi H, Locham SS, Hicks CW, Canner JK, Malas M, Black JH. Aortic Surgery Outcomes of Marfan Syndrome and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Patients at Teaching and Nonteaching Hospitals. Ann Vasc Surg. 2018 Oct 02. PMID: 30287287.
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    19. Arhuidese IJ, Orandi BJ, Nejim B, Malas M. Utilization, patency, and complications associated with vascular access for hemodialysis in the United States. J Vasc Surg. 2018 10; 68(4):1166-1174. PMID: 30244924.
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    20. Dakour-Aridi H, Malas MB. Less Biased Estimation of the Survival Benefit of Carotid Endarterectomy Using Real-World Data: Bridging the Gap Between Observational Studies and Randomized Clinical Trials. JAMA Netw Open. 2018 Sep 07; 1(5):e181831. PMID: 30646137.
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    21. Tanious A, Pothof AB, Boitano LT, Pendleton AA, Wang LJ, de Borst GJ, Rattner DW, Schermerhorn ML, Eslami MH, Malas MB, Eagleton MJ, Clouse WD, Conrad MF. Timing of Carotid Endarterectomy After Stroke: Retrospective Review of Prospectively Collected National Database. Ann Surg. 2018 Sep; 268(3):449-456. PMID: 30004922.
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    22. Dang T, Dakour-Aridi H, Rizwan M, Nejim B, Malas M. Predictors of acute kidney injury after infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in octogenarians. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Aug 25. PMID: 30154014.
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    23. De Freitas S, Malas MB. Ectopic origin of the ascending pharyngeal artery: implications for carotid surgery. Surg Radiol Anat. 2018 Oct; 40(10):1181-1183. PMID: 30128898.
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    24. Locham SS, Paracha N, Dakour-Aridi H, Nejim B, Rizwan M, Malas MB. Comparison of the Cost of Drug-Eluting Stents versus Bare Metal Stents in the Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia in the United States. Ann Vasc Surg. 2018 Aug 06. PMID: 30092444.
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    25. Yin K, Locham SS, Schermerhorn ML, Malas MB. Trends of 30-day mortality and morbidities in endovascular repair of intact abdominal aortic aneurysm during the last decade. J Vasc Surg. 2019 Jan; 69(1):64-73. PMID: 29914839.
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    26. Rizwan M, Faateh M, Aridi HD, Nejim B, Alshwaily W, Malas MB. Statins reduce mortality and failure to rescue after carotid artery stenting. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Jun 15. PMID: 29914834.
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    27. Malas MB, Dakour-Aridi H, Wang GJ, Kashyap VS, Motaganahalli RL, Eldrup-Jorgensen J, Cronenwett JL, Schermerhorn ML. Transcarotid artery revascularization versus transfemoral carotid artery stenting in the Society for Vascular Surgery Vascular Quality Initiative. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Jun 13. PMID: 29941316.
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    28. Dakour-Aridi H, Nejim B, Locham S, Alshaikh H, Obeid T, Malas MB. Complication-Specific In-Hospital Costs After Carotid Endarterectomy vs Carotid Artery Stenting. J Endovasc Ther. 2018 Aug; 25(4):514-521. PMID: 29893167.
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    29. Locham S, Rizwan M, Dakour-Aridi H, Faateh M, Nejim B, Malas M. Outcomes after elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in obese versus nonobese patients. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Dec; 68(6):1696-1705. PMID: 29887226.
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    30. Alshaikh HN, Canner JK, Malas M. Effect of Beta Blockers on Mortality After Open Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. Ann Surg. 2018 Jun; 267(6):1185-1190. PMID: 28486388.
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    31. Nejim B, Beaulieu RJ, Alshaikh H, Hamouda M, Canner J, Malas MB. A Unique All-Payer Rate-Setting System Controls the Cost but Not the Racial Disparity in Lower Extremity Revascularization Procedures. Ann Vasc Surg. 2018 Oct; 52:116-125. PMID: 29783031.
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    32. Locham S, Dakour-Aridi H, Nejim B, Dhaliwal J, Alshwaily W, Malas M. Outcomes and cost of open versus endovascular repair of intact thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm. J Vasc Surg. 2018 10; 68(4):948-955.e1. PMID: 29789217.
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    33. Dakour-Aridi H, Paracha NZ, Locham S, Nejim B, Malas MB. Assessment of failure to rescue after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair using the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program procedure-targeted data set. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Nov; 68(5):1335-1344.e1. PMID: 29784568.
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    34. Locham S, Beaulieu RJ, Dakour-Aridi H, Nejim B, Malas MB. Role of antiplatelet therapy in the durability of hemodialysis access. J Nephrol. 2018 Aug; 31(4):603-611. PMID: 29730781.
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    35. Kuo PL, Nejim BJ, Malas MB. Regarding "Lifelong limb preservation: A patient-centered description of lower extremity arterial reconstruction outcomes". J Vasc Surg. 2018 05; 67(5):1635-1636. PMID: 29685257.
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    36. Rizwan M, Smith C, Faro S, Malas MB. Transcarotid artery stenting for carotid artery pseudoaneurysm using flow reversal technique. J Vasc Surg Cases Innov Tech. 2018 Jun; 4(2):115-118. PMID: 29942896.
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    37. Locham S, Faateh M, Dakour-Aridi H, Nejim B, Malas M. Octogenarians Undergoing Open Repair Have Higher Mortality Compared with Fenestrated Endovascular Repair of Intact Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Involving the Visceral Vessels. Ann Vasc Surg. 2018 Aug; 51:192-199. PMID: 29678652.
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    38. O'Donnell TFX, Li C, Swerdlow NJ, Liang P, Pothof AB, Patel VI, Giles KA, Malas MB, Schermerhorn ML. The Weekend Effect in AAA Repair. Ann Surg. 2018 Apr 18. PMID: 29672411.
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    39. Hicks CW, Canner JK, Mathioudakis N, Sherman R, Malas MB, Black JH, Abularrage CJ. The Society for Vascular Surgery Wound, Ischemia, and foot Infection (WIfI) classification independently predicts wound healing in diabetic foot ulcers. J Vasc Surg. 2018 10; 68(4):1096-1103. PMID: 29622357.
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    40. Gupta AK, Dakour-Aridi H, Locham S, Nejim B, Veith FJ, Malas MB. Real-world evidence of superiority of endovascular repair in treating ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. J Vasc Surg. 2018 07; 68(1):74-81. PMID: 29571623.
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    41. Wiske C, Arhuidese I, Malas M, Patterson R. Comparing the efficacy of shunting approaches and cerebral monitoring during carotid endarterectomy using a national database. J Vasc Surg. 2018 08; 68(2):416-425. PMID: 29571621.
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    42. Dakour Aridi H, Arhuidese I, Scudder M, Reifsnyder T, Malas MB. A prospective randomized study of bovine carotid artery biologic graft and expanded polytetrafluoroethylene for permanent hemodialysis access. J Vasc Surg. 2018 05; 67(5):1606-1612.e4. PMID: 29567027.
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    43. Arhuidese IJ, Faateh M, Nejim BJ, Locham S, Abularrage CJ, Malas MB. Risks Associated With Primary and Redo Carotid Endarterectomy in the Endovascular Era. JAMA Surg. 2018 03 01; 153(3):252-259. PMID: 29117272.
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    44. Bostock IC, Zarkowsky DS, Hicks CW, Stone DH, Malas MB, Goodney PP. Outcomes and Risk Factors Associated with Prolonged Intubation after EVAR. Ann Vasc Surg. 2018 Jul; 50:167-172. PMID: 29481928.
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    45. Hicks CW, Canner JK, Kirkland K, Malas MB, Black JH, Abularrage CJ. Hemodialysis patients have worse outcomes after infrageniculate revascularization procedures. J Surg Res. 2018 Jun; 226:72-81. PMID: 29661291.
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    46. Hicks CW, Nejim B, Obeid T, Locham SS, Malas MB. Use of a primary carotid stenting technique does not affect perioperative outcomes. J Vasc Surg. 2018 06; 67(6):1736-1743.e1. PMID: 29398315.
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    47. Hicks CW, Nejim B, Locham S, Aridi HD, Schermerhorn ML, Malas MB. Association between Medicare high-risk criteria and outcomes after carotid revascularization procedures. J Vasc Surg. 2018 06; 67(6):1752-1761.e2. PMID: 29361324.
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    48. Craig-Schapiro R, Nejim B, Arhuidese I, Malas MB. Aggressive infrainguinal revascularization in renal transplant patients is justifiable. Am J Transplant. 2018 Jul; 18(7):1718-1725. PMID: 29288558.
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    49. Hamouda M, Dakour Aridi H, Lee RE, Dhaliwal JS, Malas MB. Management of tibioperoneal trunk aneurysm in a patient with Behçet disease. J Vasc Surg Cases Innov Tech. 2018 Mar; 4(1):15-18. PMID: 29725662.
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    50. Arhuidese I, Kernodle A, Nejim B, Locham S, Hicks C, Malas MB. Sex-based outcomes of lower extremity bypass surgery in hemodialysis patients. J Vasc Surg. 2018 07; 68(1):153-160. PMID: 29276108.
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    51. Dakour Aridi H, Paracha N, Nejim B, Locham S, Malas MB. Anesthetic type and hospital outcomes after carotid endarterectomy from the Vascular Quality Initiative database. J Vasc Surg. 2018 05; 67(5):1419-1428. PMID: 29242070.
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    52. Liang NL, Reitz KM, Makaroun MS, Malas MB, Tzeng E. Comparable perioperative mortality outcomes in younger patients undergoing elective open and endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2018 05; 67(5):1404-1409.e2. PMID: 29097041.
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    53. Hicks CW, Alshaikh HN, Zarkowsky D, Bostock IC, Nejim B, Malas MB. Intensive care unit admission after endovascular aortic aneurysm repair is primarily determined by hospital factors, adds significant cost, and is often unnecessary. J Vasc Surg. 2018 04; 67(4):1091-1101.e4. PMID: 29074117.
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    54. Nejim BJ, Wang S, Arhuidese I, Obeid T, Alshaikh HN, Dakour Aridi H, Locham S, Malas MB. Regional variation in the cost of infrainguinal lower extremity bypass surgery in the United States. J Vasc Surg. 2018 04; 67(4):1170-1180.e4. PMID: 29074114.
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    55. Holscher CM, Hicks CW, Canner JK, Sherman RL, Malas MB, Black JH, Mathioudakis N, Abularrage CJ. Unplanned 30-day readmission in patients with diabetic foot wounds treated in a multidisciplinary setting. J Vasc Surg. 2018 03; 67(3):876-886. PMID: 29017807.
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    56. Arhuidese IJ, Rizwan M, Nejim B, Malas M. Outcomes of Primary and Secondary Carotid Artery Stenting. Stroke. 2017 11; 48(11):3086-3092. PMID: 28974632.
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    57. Dakour Aridi HN, Locham S, Nejim B, Ghajar NS, Alshaikh H, Malas MB. Indications, risk factors, and outcomes of 30-day readmission after infrarenal abdominal aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2018 03; 67(3):747-758.e7. PMID: 28947230.
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    58. Wang S, Hicks CW, Malas MB. Neck diameter and inner curve seal zone predict endograft-related complications in highly angulated necks after endovascular aneurysm repair using the Aorfix endograft. J Vasc Surg. 2018 03; 67(3):760-769. PMID: 28943010.
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    59. Dakour Aridi H, Locham S, Nejim B, Malas MB. Comparison of 30-day readmission rates and risk factors between carotid artery stenting and endarterectomy. J Vasc Surg. 2017 11; 66(5):1432-1444.e7. PMID: 28865979.
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    60. Arhuidese I, Hicks CW, Locham S, Obeid T, Nejim B, Malas MB. Long-term outcomes after autogenous versus synthetic lower extremity bypass in patients on hemodialysis. Surgery. 2017 11; 162(5):1071-1079. PMID: 28712733.
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    61. Hicks CW, O'Kelly A, Obeid T, Locham S, Malas MB. Predicting failure to rescue after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in elderly patients. J Surg Res. 2017 09; 217:265-270. PMID: 28711369.
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    62. Nejim B, Dakour Aridi H, Locham S, Arhuidese I, Hicks C, Malas MB. Carotid artery revascularization in patients with contralateral carotid artery occlusion: Stent or endarterectomy? J Vasc Surg. 2017 12; 66(6):1735-1748.e1. PMID: 28666824.
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    63. Arhuidese I, Wang S, Locham S, Faateh M, Nejim B, Malas M. Racial disparities after infrainguinal bypass surgery in hemodialysis patients. J Vasc Surg. 2017 10; 66(4):1163-1174. PMID: 28647200.
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    64. Locham SS, Grimm JC, Arhuidese IJ, Nejim B, Obeid T, Black JH, Malas MB. Perioperative Outcomes of Open versus Endovascular Repair for Ruptured Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms. Ann Vasc Surg. 2017 Oct; 44:128-135. PMID: 28501656.
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    65. Locham S, Lee R, Nejim B, Dakour Aridi H, Malas M. Mortality after endovascular versus open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm in the elderly. J Surg Res. 2017 07; 215:153-159. PMID: 28688641.
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    66. Obeid T, Locham S, Arhuidese I, Nejim B, Aridi HD, Malas M. Sartorius Muscle Flaps: Perioperative Outcomes Based on Surgical Specialty. Ann Vasc Surg. 2017 Aug; 43:226-231. PMID: 28258021.
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    67. Malas MB, Leal J, Kashyap V, Cambria RP, Kwolek CJ, Criado E. Technical aspects of transcarotid artery revascularization using the ENROUTE transcarotid neuroprotection and stent system. J Vasc Surg. 2017 03; 65(3):916-920. PMID: 28236931.
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    68. Arhuidese I, Reifsnyder T, Islam T, Karim O, Nejim B, Obeid T, Qazi U, Malas M. Bovine carotid artery biologic graft outperforms expanded polytetrafluoroethylene for hemodialysis access. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Mar; 65(3):775-782. PMID: 28236920.
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    69. Nejim B, Arhuidese I, Rizwan M, Khalil L, Locham S, Zarkowsky D, Goodney P, Malas MB. Concurrent renal artery stent during endovascular infrarenal aortic aneurysm repair confers higher risk for 30-day acute renal failure. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Apr; 65(4):1080-1088. PMID: 28222985.
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    70. Hicks CW, Zarkowsky DS, Bostock IC, Stone DH, Black JH, Eldrup-Jorgensen J, Goodney PP, Malas MB. Endovascular aneurysm repair patients who are lost to follow-up have worse outcomes. J Vasc Surg. 2017 06; 65(6):1625-1635. PMID: 28216362.
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    71. Obeid T, Alshaikh H, Nejim B, Arhuidese I, Locham S, Malas M. Fixed and variable cost of carotid endarterectomy and stenting in the United States: A comparative study. J Vasc Surg. 2017 05; 65(5):1398-1406.e1. PMID: 28216356.
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    72. McGillicuddy EA, Fillinger M, Robinson WP, Hodgson K, Jordan WD, Beck AW, Malas M, Belkin M. Lombard Aorfix high angulation device, sac behavior following implantation. J Vasc Surg. 2017 07; 66(1):71-78. PMID: 28190721.
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    73. Malas MB, Hicks CW, Jordan WD, Hodgson KJ, Mills JL, Makaroun MS, Belkin M, Fillinger MF. Five-year outcomes of the PYTHAGORAS U.S. clinical trial of the Aorfix endograft for endovascular aneurysm repair in patients with highly angulated aortic necks. J Vasc Surg. 2017 06; 65(6):1598-1607. PMID: 28190716.
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    74. Arhuidese IJ, Nejim B, Chavali S, Locham S, Obeid T, Hicks CW, Malas MB. Endarterectomy versus stenting in patients with prior ipsilateral carotid artery stenting. J Vasc Surg. 2017 05; 65(5):1418-1428. PMID: 28190720.
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    75. Gu Y, Malas MB, Qi L, Guo L, Guo J, Yu H, Tong Z, Gao X, Zhang J, Wang Z. A comparative study of percutaneous atherectomy for femoropopliteal arterial occlusive disease. Int Angiol. 2017 Aug; 36(4):340-345. PMID: 28185445.
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    76. Hicks CW, Malas MB. In-Hospital Mortality After Elective Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair-Reply. JAMA Surg. 2017 01 01; 152(1):114-115. PMID: 27851846.
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    77. Hicks CW, Najafian A, Farber A, Menard MT, Malas MB, Black JH, Abularrage CJ. Below-knee endovascular interventions have better outcomes compared to open bypass for patients with critical limb ischemia. Vasc Med. 2017 02; 22(1):28-34. PMID: 27928034.
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    78. Hicks CW, Najafian A, Farber A, Menard MT, Malas MB, Black JH, Abularrage CJ. Diabetes does not worsen outcomes following infrageniculate bypass or endovascular intervention for patients with critical limb ischemia. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Dec; 64(6):1667-1674.e1. PMID: 27871493.
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    79. Nejim B, Alshaikh HN, Arhuidese I, Obeid T, Lum YW, Canner J, Locham SS, Malas M. Perioperative Outcomes of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Surgical Repair in a Nationally Validated Database. Angiology. 2017 Jul; 68(6):502-507. PMID: 28537129.
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    80. Arhuidese I, Obeid T, Nejim B, Locham S, Hicks CW, Malas MB. Stenting versus endarterectomy after prior ipsilateral carotid endarterectomy. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Jan; 65(1):1-11. PMID: 27707617.
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    81. Cooper M, Arhuidese IJ, Obeid T, Hicks CW, Canner J, Malas MB. Perioperative and Long-term Outcomes After Carotid Endarterectomy in Hemodialysis Patients. JAMA Surg. 2016 10 01; 151(10):947-952. PMID: 27366897.
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    82. Hicks CW, Canner JK, Arhuidese I, Obeid T, Black JH, Malas MB. Comprehensive Assessment of Factors Associated With In-Hospital Mortality After Elective Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair. JAMA Surg. 2016 09 01; 151(9):838-45. PMID: 27192100.
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    83. Arhuidese I, Craig-Schapiro R, Obeid T, Nejim B, Hicks CW, Malas MB. Carotid Revascularization in Asymptomatic Patients after Renal Transplantation. Ann Vasc Surg. 2017 Jan; 38:130-135. PMID: 27522968.
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    84. Orion KC, Najafian A, Ehlert BA, Malas MB, Black JH, Abularrage CJ. Gender Predicts Rupture of Pancreaticoduodenal Artery Aneurysms. Ann Vasc Surg. 2016 Oct; 36:1-6. PMID: 27421199.
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    85. Zarkowsky DS, Hicks CW, Malas MB. One-Third of Patients in a National Cohort Initiating Hemodialysis With a Catheter Despite 6 Months of Nephrology Care. JAMA Surg. 2016 07 01; 151(7):687. PMID: 26914962.
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    86. Obeid T, Hicks CW, Yin K, Arhuidese I, Nejim B, Kilic A, Black JH, Malas M. Contemporary outcomes of open thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair: functional status is the strongest predictor of perioperative mortality. J Surg Res. 2016 11; 206(1):9-15. PMID: 27916380.
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    87. Hicks CW, Obeid T, Arhuidese I, Qazi U, Malas MB. Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in octogenarians is associated with higher mortality compared with nonoctogenarians. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Oct; 64(4):956-965.e1. PMID: 27364946.
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    88. Hicks CW, Glebova NO, Perosi N, Malas MB. Use of an endovascular graft converter for primary repair of a complex right aortoiliac aneurysm. J Vasc Surg. 2016 06; 63(6):1637. PMID: 27230246.
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    89. Willy C, Agarwal A, Andersen CA, Santis G, Gabriel A, Grauhan O, Guerra OM, Lipsky BA, Malas MB, Mathiesen LL, Singh DP, Reddy VS. Closed incision negative pressure therapy: international multidisciplinary consensus recommendations. Int Wound J. 2017 Apr; 14(2):385-398. PMID: 27170231.
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    90. Nejim B, Obeid T, Arhuidese I, Hicks C, Wang S, Canner J, Malas M. Predictors of perioperative outcomes after carotid revascularization. J Surg Res. 2016 08; 204(2):267-273. PMID: 27565060.
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    91. Cooper M, Hicks C, Ratchford EV, Salameh MJ, Malas M. Diagnosis and treatment of uncomplicated type B aortic dissection. Vasc Med. 2016 12; 21(6):547-552. PMID: 27126951.
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    92. Arhuidese IJ, Obeid T, Hicks CW, Yin K, Canner J, Segev D, Malas MB. Outcomes after carotid artery stenting in hemodialysis patients. J Vasc Surg. 2016 06; 63(6):1511-6. PMID: 27106247.
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    93. Glebova NO, Bronsert M, Hammermeister KE, Nehler MR, Gibula DR, Malas MB, Black JH, Henderson WG. Drivers of readmissions in vascular surgery patients. J Vasc Surg. 2016 07; 64(1):185-194.e3. PMID: 27038838.
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    94. Arhuidese I, Malas M, Obeid T, Massada K, Khaled A, Alzahrani A, Samaha G, Reifsnyder T. Outcomes after open infrainguinal bypass in patients with scleroderma. J Vasc Surg. 2016 07; 64(1):117-23. PMID: 27005756.
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    105. Qazi U, Obeid T, Arhuidese I, Malas M. Carotid Artery Stent Continued Expansion Days After Deployment, Without Post Stent Deployment Angioplasty. Clin Pract. 2015 Sep 28; 5(3):767. PMID: 26664713.
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    113. Arhuidese IJ, Salami A, Obeid T, Qazi U, Abularrage CJ, Black JH, Perler B, Malas MB. The age effect in increasing operative mortality following delay in elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Ann Vasc Surg. 2015 Aug; 29(6):1181-7. PMID: 26004950.
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    115. Thakkar RN, Thomaier L, Qazi U, Verde F, Malas MB. Limitation of imaging in identifying iatrogenic aortic coarctation following thoracic endovascular aortic repair. Ann Vasc Surg. 2015 Apr; 29(3):594.e11-6. PMID: 25637574.
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    116. Glebova NO, Selvarajah S, Orion KC, Black JH, Malas MB, Perler BA, Abularrage CJ. Fenestrated endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms is associated with increased morbidity but comparable mortality with infrarenal endovascular aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2015 Mar; 61(3):604-10. PMID: 25499706.
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    118. Grimm JC, Arhuidese I, Beaulieu RJ, Qazi U, Perler BA, Freischlag JA, Malas MB. Surgeon's 30-day outcomes supporting the carotid revascularization endarterectomy versus stenting trial. JAMA Surg. 2014 Dec; 149(12):1314-8. PMID: 25391047.
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    119. Thakkar R, Qazi U, Kim Y, Fishman EK, Veith FJ, Malas MB. Technique and Role of Embolization using Ethylene Vinyl-Alcohol Copolymer before Carotid Body Tumor Resection. Clin Pract. 2014 Oct 30; 4(3):661. PMID: 25568768; PMCID: PMC4274486.
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    122. Hicks CW, Black JH, Arhuidese I, Asanova L, Qazi U, Perler BA, Freischlag JA, Malas MB. Mortality variability after endovascular versus open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in a large tertiary vascular center using a Medicare-derived risk prediction model. J Vasc Surg. 2015 Feb; 61(2):291-7. PMID: 25154686.
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    123. Schott SL, Carreiro FP, Harkness JR, Malas MB, Sozio SM, Zakaria S. Exertional dyspnea as a symptom of infrarenal aortic occlusive disease. Tex Heart Inst J. 2014 Jun; 41(3):316-8. PMID: 24955052; PMCID: PMC4060350.
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    125. Grimm JC, Beaulieu RJ, Sultan IS, Malas MB, Reifsnyder T. Efficacy of axillary-to-femoral vein bypass in relieving venous hypertension in dialysis patients with symptomatic central vein occlusion. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Jun; 59(6):1651-6. PMID: 24502816.
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    127. Qazi U, Obeid TE, Enwerem N, Schneider E, White JR, Freischlag JA, Perler BA, Malas MB. The effect of ballooning following carotid stent deployment on hemodynamic stability. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Mar; 59(3):756-60. PMID: 24342066.
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    128. Malas MB, Qazi U, Lazarus G, Valle MF, Wilson LM, Haberl EB, Bass EB, Zenilman J. Comparative effectiveness of surgical interventions aimed at treating underlying venous pathology in patients with chronic venous ulcer. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2014 Apr; 2(2):212-25. PMID: 26993193.
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    129. Malas MB, Enwerem N, Qazi U, Brown B, Schneider EB, Reifsnyder T, Freischlag JA, Perler BA. Comparison of surgical bypass with angioplasty and stenting of superficial femoral artery disease. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Jan; 59(1):129-35. PMID: 23891488.
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    130. Propper B, Black JH, Schneider EB, Lum YW, Malas MB, Arnold MW, Abularrage CJ. Hispanic ethnicity is associated with increased costs after carotid endarterectomy and carotid stenting in the United States. J Surg Res. 2013 Sep; 184(1):644-50. PMID: 23582759.
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    131. Lal BK, Beach KW, Roubin GS, Lutsep HL, Moore WS, Malas MB, Chiu D, Gonzales NR, Burke JL, Rinaldi M, Elmore JR, Weaver FA, Narins CR, Foster M, Hodgson KJ, Shepard AD, Meschia JF, Bergelin RO, Voeks JH, Howard G, Brott TG. Restenosis after carotid artery stenting and endarterectomy: a secondary analysis of CREST, a randomised controlled trial. Lancet Neurol. 2012 Sep; 11(9):755-63. PMID: 22857850; PMCID: PMC3912998.
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