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Dr. Lin’s Publications on Aortic Aneurysm

Dr. Lin is actively involved in clinical research in the field of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy, and he has published more than 400 scientific publications. Selected publications by Dr. Lin related to aortic aneurysm are shown below.  

List of Dr. Lin’s Publications on Aortic Aneurysm

  • Lin PH, Bush RL, Tong FC, Chaikof LE, Martin LG, and Lumsden AB. Intra-arterial thrombin injection of an ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm – complicated by transient ischemic attack and rescued by systemic Abciximab. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2001; 34:939-942.
  •  Lin PH, Bush RL, and Lumsden AB. Sloughing of the scrotal skin and impotence subsequent to bilateral hypogastric artery embolization for endovascular aortoiliac aneurysm repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2001; 34:748-750.
  • Bush RL, Najibi S, Lin PH, Weiss VJ, MacDonald MJ, Redd DC, Martin LG, Chaikof EL, and Lumsden AB. Early experience with the bifurcated Excluder Endoprosthesis in the treatment of infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2001; 34:497-502. 
  •  Najibi S, Steinberg J, Katzen BT, Zemel G, Lin PH, Weiss VJ, Lumsden AB, and Chaikof EL. Detection of isolated hook fractures 36 months after implantation of the Ancure™ endograft: a cautionary note. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2001; 34:353-356. 
  •  Lin PH, Bush RL, and Chaikof EL: Endovascular aortic aneurysm repair: Outcomes in patients at increased risk for standard surgery: Advances in Vascular Surgery 2001; 9:167-173.
  • Lin PH, Terramani TT, and Lumsden AB. Overview of endovascular and open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Journal of the Medical Association of Georgia 2001; 90:36-40.
  • Bush RL, Lin PH, Ronson RS, Conklin BS, Martin LG, and Lumsden AB. Colonic necrosis subsequent to catheter-directed thrombin embolization of the inferior mesenteric artery via the superior mesenteric artery: a complication in the management of a type II endoleak. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2001; 34:1119-1122.
  • Bush RL, Lin PH, Bianco CC, Lumsden AB, Gunnoud AB, Terramani TT, Brinkman WT, Martin LG, and Weiss VJ. Endovascular aortic aneurysm repair in patients with renal dysfunction or severe contrast allergy: utility of imaging modalities without iodinated contrast. Annals of Vascular Surgery 2002; 16:537-544.
  • Najibi S, Terramani TT, Weiss VJ, MacDonald MJ, Lin PH, DC Redd, LG Martin, Chaikof EC, and Lumsden AB. Endoluminal versus open treatment of descending thoracic aortic aneurysm. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2002; 36:732-7.
  • Lin PH, Bush RL, Chaikof EL, Chen C, Conklin B, Terramani TT, Brinkman WT, and Lumsden AB. A prospective evaluation of hypogastric artery embolization in endovascular aortoiliac aneurysm repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2002; 36:500-506.
  • Chaikof EL, Lin PH, Brinkman WT, Dodson TF, Weiss VJ, Lumsden AB, Terramani TT, Najibi S, Bush RL, Salam AA, Smith RB. Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms: risk stratified outcomes. Annals of Surgery 2002; 235:833-841.
  • Lin PH, Barr G, Bush RL, Velez, D, Rickett J, and Lumsden AB. Isolated abdominal aortic disruption in a child due to all-terrain vehicle accident. Vascular & Endovascular Surgery 2003; 37:289-292.
  •  Lin PH, Bush RL, Milas M, Terramani TT, Dodson TF, Chen C, Chaikof EL, and Lumsden AB. The impact of an endovascular program on open aortic aneurysm repair in a residency training hospital. American Journal of Surgery 2003; 186:189-193.
  •  Dawson DL, Terramani TT, Loberman Z, Lumsden AB, and Lin PH. Simple technique to ensure coaxial guidewire positioning for placement of iliac limb of modular aortic endograft. Journal of Interventional Cardiology 2003; 16:223-226. 
  •  Lin PH, Madsen K, Bush RL, and Lumsden AB. Iliorenal artery bypass to facilitate endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2003; 38:183-185.
  • Lin PH and Lumsden, AB. Abdominal aortic aneurysm as an incidental finding. New England Journal of Medicine 2003; 348:1884. 
  •  Terramani TT, Najibi S, Lumsden AB, and Lin PH. New approaches to abdominal aortic aneurysm. Federal Practitioner, March 2003; pp 10-12 & 22-25.
  • Bush RL, Lin PH, Reddy P, Chen C, Weiss VJ, Guinn G, and Lumsden AB. Epidural analgesia in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease undergoing transperitoneal abdominal aortic aneurysmorraphy – A multi-institutional analysis. Cardiovascular Surgery 2003; 11:179-184.
  •  Lin PH, Martin L, Matsuura JH, Wellons J, Bush RL, Terramani TT, Chen C, and Lumsden AB. Intra-aortic stabilization of the AneuRxstent-graft system - a useful adjunct to minimize device migration. Cardiovascular Interventional Radiology 2003; 26:73-75. 
  • Bhama JK, Lin PH, Voloyiannias T, Bush RL, and Lumsden AB. Delayed neurological deficit following endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2003; 37:690-692.
  • Lin PH, Bush RL, and Lumsden AB. Proximal aortic stent-graft displacement with type I endoleak due to the Heimlich maneuver. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2003; 38:380-382.
  •  Bush RL, Lin PH, Lumsden AB. Endovascular management of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2003; 44:527-34.
  • Terramani TT, Chaikof EL, Rayan SS, Lin PH, Najibi S, Bush RL, Lumsden AB, Salam A, Smith RB, and Dodson TF. Secondary conversion for failed endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2003; 38:473-477.
  • Lin PH, Bush RL, Katzman JD, Zemel G, Puente OA, Katzen BT, and Lumsden AB. Delayed aortic aneurysm enlargement due to endotension following endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2003; 38:840-842.
  •  Lin PH, Bush RL, McCoy SA, Felkai D, Pasnelli TK, Nelson JC, Lam, RC, and Lumsden AB. A prospective study of a hand-held ultrasound device in abdominal aortic aneurysm evaluation. American Journal of Surgery 2003; 186:455-459. 
  • Bush RL, Lin PH, and Lumsden AB. Endovascular treatment of the thoracic aorta. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2003; 37:399-405.
  • Lin PH, Bush RL, and Lumsden AB. Aortocaval fistula. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2004; 39: 266. 
  • Lin PH, Bush RL, and Lumsden AB. Endovascular rescue of a maldeployedaortic stent-graft causing renal artery occlusion - technical considerations. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2004; 38:69-73.
  • Chai CY, Lin PH, Bush RL, and Lumsden AB. Aortic endograft thrombosis following colorectal surgery in the lithotomy position. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2004; 39:1112-1114.
  • Bush RL, Bianco CC, Lin PH, and Lumsden AB. Endovascular treatment of an endoleak causing rupture of a previously bypassed popliteal aneurysm. Vascular & Endovascular Surgery 2004; 38:257-261.
  •  Lin PH, Bush RL, Yao Q, Lam R, Paladugu R, Zhou W, Chen C, and Lumsden AB. Abdominal aortic surgery in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection. American Journal of Surgery 2004; 188:690-697. 
  •  Nelson CJ, Lin PH, Bush RL, and Lumsden AB. Endovascular repair of an iliac artery pseudoaneurysm due to ureteroscopicfulguration. J of Trauma 2004; 57:1373.
  • Lin PH, Bush RL, and Lumsden, AB. Traumatic aortic pseudoaneurysm following airbag deployment - successful treatment with endoluminal stent-graft placement and subclavian-to-carotid transposition. Journal of Trauma 2005; 58:1282 – 1284.
  • Zhou W, Bush RL, Bhama J, Lin PH, Safaya R, and Lumsden AB. Repair of anastomotic abdominal aortic pseudoaneurysm utilizing sequential AneuRx aortic cuffs in an overlapping configuration. Annals of Vascular Surgery 2006; 20:17-22. 
  •  Lin PH, Lumsden AB. Traumatic thoracic aortic injury: should endovascular repair be considered the standard of treatment? Endovascular Today 2006; February:58-66.
  • Henao EA, Hodge MD, Felkai DD, McCollum CH, Noon GP, Lin PH, Lumsden AB, Bush RL. Contrast-enhanced Duplex surveillance after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: Improved efficacy using a continuous infusion technique. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2006; 43(2):259-264. 
  • Lin PH, Bush RL, Zhou W, Peden EK, Lumsden AB. Endovascular treatment of traumatic thoracic aortic injury-should this be the new standard of treatment? Journal of Vascular Surgery 2006; 43(2 Suppl):A22-29.
  •  Zhou W, Lin PH, Bush RL, Terramani TT, Matsuura JH, Cox M, Peden E, Guerrero M, Silberfein EJ, Dardik A, Rosenthal D, and Lumsden AB. In situ reconstruction with cryopreserved arterial allografts for management of mycotic aneurysms or aortoiliac prosthetic graft infection: a multi-institutional Experience. Texas Heart Institute Journal 2006; 33:14-18.
  • Bush RL, Johnson ML, Collins TC, Henderson WG, Khuri SF, Yu H, Lin PH, Lumsden AB, and Ashton CM. Open versus endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in VA hospitals. Journal of American College of Surgeons 2006; 202:577-587. 
  • Zhou W, Reardon ME, Peden EK, Lin PH, Bush RL, and Lumsden AB. Endovascular repair of a proximal aortic arch aneurysm: A novel approach of supra-aortic debranching with antegrade endograft deployment via an anterior thoracotomy approach. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2006; 43:1045-1048. 
  • Zhou W, Lin PH, Bush RL, and Lumsden AB. Endovascular training of vascular surgeons: have we made progress? Seminar of Vascular Surgery. 2006 Jun;19(2):122-6. 
  • Zhou W, Reardon ME, Peden EK, Lin PH, Bush RL, Lumsden AB. Endovascular repair of a proximal aortic arch aneurysm: a novel approach of supra-aortic debranching with antegrade endograft deployment via an anterior thoracotomy approach. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2006; 43:1045-8.
  • Ly T, Zhou W, Bush RL, Lumsden AB, Lin PH. Use of parietal peritoneum for aortic stump coverage following removal of an infected aortic prosthesis: a case report. Vascular Endovascular Surgery 2006; 40:334-347. 
  •  Zhou W, Reardon M, Peden EK, Lin PH, Lumsden AB. Hybrid approach to complex thoracic aortic aneurysms in high-risk patients: Surgical challenges and clinical outcomes. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2006; 44:688-693.
  • Bush RL, Johnson ML, Hedayati N, Henderson WG, Lin PH, Lumsden AB. Performance of endovascular aortic aneurysm repair in high-risk patients: results from the veterans affairs national surgical quality improvement program. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2007; 45(2):227-235.
  • Mussa FF, Hedayati N, Zhou W, El Sayed HF, Kougias P, Darouiche RO, Lin PH. Prevention and treatment of aortic graft infection. Expert Review of Anti-Infective Therapy 2007; 5(2):305-315.
  • Lin PH, Coselli JS. Endovascular repair of an ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm: technical considerations of a common carotid artery approach in treating a challenging problem. Endovascular Today 2007; 4:50-53.
  • Kougias P, Lin PH, Dardik A, Lee WA, El Sayed HF, Zhou W. Successful treatment of endotension and aneurysm sac enlargement with endovascular stent graft reinforcement. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2007 Jul;46(1):124-127. 
  • Lin PH, El Sayed HF, Kougias P, Zhou W, Lemaire SA, and Coselli JS. Endovascular repair of thoracic aortic disease – an overview of current devices and clinical results. Vascular 2007; 15:179-190.
  •  Daniel JC, Lin PH, Willard T, Zhou W, El Sayed HF, Kougias P, Huh J, and Coselli JS. Acute aortic dissection associated with use of cocaine. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2007 Sep;46(3):427-33.
  • Lin PH, Dardik A, Coselli JS. A simple technique to facilitate antegrade thoracic endograft deployment using a hybrid elephant trunk procedure under hypothermic circulatory arrest. Journal of Endovascular Therapy. 2007 Oct;14(5):669-71.
  • Lin PH, Kougias P, Huynh TT, Huh J, and Coselli JS. Endovascular repair of an ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm: technical considerations of a common carotid artery approach using the Zenith aortic cuff endograft. Journal of Endovascular Therapy 2007;14:794-798. 
  • Hedayati N, Lin PH, Lumsden AB, Zhou W. Prolonged renal artery occlusion after endovascular aneurysm repair: Endovascular rescue and renal function salvage. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2008 Feb; 47(2):446-449. 
  • Annambhotla S, Bourgeois S, Wang X, Lin PH, Yao Q, Chen C. Recent advances in molecular mechanisms of abdominal aortic aneurysm formation. World Journal of Surgery. 2008 Jun;32(6):976-86.
  •  Momoh AO, Barshes NR, Kougias P, T. Huynh, and Lin PH. Endovascular treatment of post-laminectomy aortic pseudoaneurysm. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2008; 47(5): 1083-1085.
  •  Lin PH, Barshes NR, Albo D, Kougias P, Berger DH, Huynh TT, LeMaire SA, Dardik A, Lee WA, and Coselli SA. Concomitant colorectal cancer and abdominal aortic aneurysm: evolution of treatment paradigm in the endovascular era. Journal of American College of Surgeons 2008; 206(5):1065-1075. 
  •  Lin PH, Kougias P, and Huynh T. Commentary on "The Excluder Aortic Endograft.” Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther. 2008; Jun;20(2):153-155.
  •  Lin PH, Huynh TT, Kougias P, Wall MJ Jr, Coselli JS, Mattox KL. Endovascular repair of traumatic thoracic aortic injuries: a critical appraisal. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2008 Aug;16 (4):337-45.
  •  Lin PH, Bechara C, Kougias P, Huynh TT, LeMaire SA, and Coselli, JS. Assessment of aortic pathology and peripheral arterial disease using multidetector computed tomographic angiography. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2008; 42(6):583-98. 
  •  Kougias P, Bismuth J, Huynh TT, and Lin PH. Symptomatic aneurysm rupture without bleeding secondary to endotension 4 years after endovascular repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm. J Endovasc Ther 2008 Dec;15:702-705 
  • Lin PH, Cosellli JC. Thoracic endograft explant analysis. Endovascular Today. 2008; September:56-62.
  • Schlösser FJ, Gusberg RJ, Dardik A, Lin PH, Verhagen HJ, Moll FL, Muhs BE. Aneurysm Rupture after EVAR: Can the Ultimate Failure be Predicted? Eur J Vasc EndovascSurg. 2009 Jan;37(1):15-22.
  • Schlösser FJ, Verhagen HJ, Lin PH, Verhoeven EL, van Herwaarden JA, Moll FL, Muhs BE. TEVAR following prior abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery: increased risk of neurological deficit. J Vasc Surg. 2009 Feb;49(2):308-14; discussion 314. 
  •  Lin PH, Huynh TT, Kougias P, Huh J, LeMaire SA, and Coselli, JS. Descending thoracic aortic dissection – evaluation and management in the era of endovascular technology. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2009 Feb-Mar;43(1):5-24.
  • Bakaeen FG, Chu D, Chi C, Lin PH, Kougias P, Hawes L, Lemaire SA, Coselli JS, Huh J. Cardiac surgery in patients with major lower extremity amputation: a single institution experience. J Surg Res. 2009 Sep;156(1):161-6.
  •  Lin PH, Chen AY, Vij A. Hypogastric artery preservation during endovascular aortic aneurysm repair: is it important? Semin VascSurg. 2009 Sep;22(3):193-200.
  • Lederle FA, Freischlag JA, Kyriakides TC, Padberg FT Jr, Matsumura JS, Kohler TR, Lin PH, Jean-Claude JM, Cikrit DF, Swanson KM, Peduzzi PN. Outcomes following endovascular vs open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm: a randomized trial, Open Versus Endovascular Repair (OVER) Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study Group. JAMA. 2009 Oct 14;302(14):1535-42.
  • Bakaeen FG, Chu D, Huh J, LeMaire SA, Soltero ER, Petersen NJ, Sansgiry S, Lin P, Kougias P, Shenaq S, Coselli JS. Contemporary outcomes of open thoracic aortic surgery in a veteran population: do risk models exaggerate mortality? Am J Surg. 2009 Dec;198(6):889-94. 
  •  Jonker FH, Verhagen HJ, Lin PH, Heijmen RH, Trimarchi S, Lee WA, Moll FL, Athamneh H, Muhs BE. Outcomes of Endovascular Repair of Ruptured Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms. Circulation. 2010 Jun 29;121(25):2718-23.
  • Jonker FH, Verhagen HJ, Heijmen RH, Lin PH, Trimarchi S, Lee WA, Moll FL, Athamneh H, Muhs BE. Endovascular treatment of ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysm in patients older than 75 years. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2011 Jan;41(1):48-53.
  •  Jonker FH, Verhagen HJ, Heijmen RH, Lin PH, Trimarchi S, Lee WA, Moll FL, Athamneh H, Muhs BE. Endovascular repair of ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysms: predictors of procedure-related stroke. Ann Vasc Surg. 2011 Jan;25(1):3-8.
  • Jonker FH, Verhagen HJ, Lin PH, Heijmen RH, Trimarchi S, Lee WA, Moll FL, Atamneh H, Rampoldi V, Muhs BE. Open surgery versus endovascular repair of ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysms. J VascSurg. 2011 May;53(5):1210-6.
  • Gopaldas RR, Chu D, Dao TK, Huh J, LeMaire SA, Lin P, Coselli JS, Bakaeen FG. Staged versus synchronous carotid endarterectomy and coronary artery bypass grafting: analysis of 10-year nationwide outcomes. Ann ThoracSurg. 2011 May;91(5):1323-9; discussion 1329. 
  •  LeMaire SA, Green SY, Kim JH, Sameri A, Parenti JL, Lin PH, Huh J, Coselli JS. Thoracic or thoracoabdominal approaches to endovascular device removal and open aortic repair. Ann ThoracSurg. 2012 Mar;93(3):726-32; discussion 733.
  • Lin PH, Kougias P, Bechara CF, Weakley SM, Bakaeen FG, Lemaire SA, Coselli JS. Clinical outcome of staged versus combined treatment approach of hybrid repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm with visceral vessel debranching and aortic endograft exclusion. Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther. 2012 Mar;24(1):5-13. 
  • Stroupe KT, Lederle FA, Matsumura JS, Kyriakides TC, Jonk YC, Ge L, Freischlag JA; Open Versus Endovascular Repair (OVER) Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study Group. Cost-effectiveness of open versus endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm in the OVER trial. J VascSurg. 2012 Oct;56(4):901-9.
  • Lederle FA, Freischlag JA, Kyriakides TC, Matsumura JS, Padberg FT Jr, Kohler TR, Kougias P, Jean-Claude JM, Cikrit DF, Swanson KM; OVER Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study Group. Long-term comparison of endovascular and open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm. N Engl J Med. 2012 Nov 22;367(21):1988-97. 
  •  Lederle FA, Stroupe KT; Open Versus Endovascular Repair (OVER) Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study Group. Cost-effectiveness at two years in the VA Open Versus Endovascular Repair Trial. Eur J Vasc EndovascSurg. 2012 Dec;44(6):543-8. 
  • Bechara CF, Barshes NR, Pisimisis G, Chen H, Pak T, Lin PH, Kougias P. Predicting the learning curve and failures of total percutaneous endovascular aortic aneurysm repair. J VascSurg. 2013 Jan;57(1):72-6. 
  •  Matsumura JS, Stroupe KT, Lederle FA, Kyriakides TC, Ge L, Freischlag JA; Open Versus Endovascular Repair OVER Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study Group. Costs of repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm with different devices in a multicenter randomized trial. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2015 Jan;61(1):59-65
  • Powell JT, Sweeting MJ, Ulug P, Blankensteijn JD, Lederle FA, Becquemin JP, Greenhalgh RM; EVAR-1, DREAM, OVER and ACE Trialists. Meta-analysis of individual-patient data from EVAR-1, DREAM, OVER and ACE trials comparing outcomes of endovascular or open repair for abdominal aortic aneurysm over 5 years. British Journal of Surgery. 2017 Feb;104(3):166-178. 
  • Urquieta E, Varon J, and Lin PH. Reversal of spinal cord ischemia following endovascular thoracic aortic aneurysm repair with hyperbaric oxygen and therapeutic hypothermia. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2017 Oct;51(7):517-520