Past Award Winners

2020

D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

Alexander H. King, MD
Clinical Outcomes Differ After Femoropopliteal Artery Treatment Between Individual Paclitaxel (PTX)-Coated Balloon

Authors: Alexander H. King, Ravi N. Ambani, Saideep Bose, Jason Turner, Vikram S. Kashyap, Jones Thomas, Jae Cho, Karem C. Harth, Benjamin Colvard, Norman H. Kumins

From: Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, UH Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, OH

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Frank M. Davis, MD
Jmjd3 Influences Macrophage-Medidated Inflammation in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Authors: Frank M. Davis, Liam Tsoi, Aaron Dendekker Amrita Joshi, Christopher Audu, William J. Melvin, Steve Kunkel, Jonathan Eliason, Johann Gudojonsson, Katherine Gallagher

From: Vascular Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

John R. Pfeifer Best Venous Paper Award

Indrani Sen, MD
Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (aPTT)-based Clot Waveform Analysis: Elevated Markers Are a Potential Global Hemostatic Test in the Management of Thrombotic Disorders

Authors: Indrani Sen, Melissa Stuart, Sherwin Chanakarnjanachai, Thomas Bower, Gustavo Oderich, Manju Kalra, Rajiv Pruthi

From: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Best Poster Award

Matthew C. Chia, MD
Perioperative Transfusion Is Associated With Complications After Lower Extremity Bypass: A Propensity-Matched Analysis

Authors: Matthew Chia, Brian Wernick, Rhami Khorfan, Linh N. Khanh, Neel Mansukhani, Ashley Vavra

From: Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

Christine L. Eden, MD
Type 2 Endoleak with an Enlarging Aortic Sac Predisposes to Development of Type 1a Endoleak

Authors: Christine L. Eden, Graham W. Long, Matthew Major, Diane Studzinski, O. William Brown

From: Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Katherin Leckie, MD
Allogenic Mesenchymal Stem Cells Induce Regulatory T-Cells and Suppresses Aneurysm Inflammation: Interim Results of the Phase I ARREST Trial

Authors: Katherin Leckie, Linden L. Green, Justin R. King, Keisin S. Wang, MD, Raghu L. Motaganahalli, Andres Fajardo, Michael P. Murphy, John G. Maijub

From: Division of Vascular Surgery, IU School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

John R. Pfeifer Best Venous Paper Award

Evan R. Brownie, MD
False-Negative Upper Extremity Ultrasound in the Initial Evaluation of Patients with Suspected Subclavian Vein Thrombosis Due to Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (Paget-Schroetter Syndrome)

Authors: Evan R. Brownie, Ahmmad A. Abuirqeba, J Westley Ohman, Brian G. Rubin, Robert W. Thompson

From: Washington University School of Medicine

Best Poster Award

Sarah E. Severance
Risk of Lower Extremity Amputation Revision Adjusting for the Competing Risk of Death in Patients with Peripheral Vascular Disease

Authors: Sarah E. Severance, Giorgos Bakoyannis, Ben L. Zarzaur, Gary W. Lemmon

From: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

Donald G. Harris, MD
A Frailty Based Risk Score Predicts Morbidity and Mortality After Elective Endovascular Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Authors: Donald Harris, Jon Matsumura, Paul Dimusto

From: University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, WI

Best Poster Award

Martina S. Draxler, MD
Thirty-days and One-year Outcome of Patients Treated for Acute Limb Ischemia – A Single Center Analysis

Authors: Martina S. Drexler, Ziad Al-Adas, Daniyal Abbas, Nourdeen Houssini, Loay Kabbani, Mitchell R. Weaver, Judith C. Lin, Timothy J. Nypaver, Alexander Shepard

From: Vascular Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

Molly N. Schieber
Gait is Improved, But Not Restored in Peripheral Artery Disease Following Revascularization

Authors: Molly N. Schieber, Sara A. Myers, PhD, Jason Johanning, MD, Ben Senderling, Sarah Baker, Hernan Hernandez, MD, Iraklis I. Pipinos, MD

From: Department of Biomechanics, University of Nebraska at Omaha, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Omaha Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Ashley Gutwein and Shihunan Keisin Wang
Osteopontin is Elevated in AAA and May Drive Disease Progression

Authors: Ashley Gutwein, Shihuan Keisin Wang, MD, Linden Green, PhD, Praveen Kusumanchi, PhD, Andres Fajardo, MD, Raghu Motaganahalli, MD, Michael Murphy, MD

From: Division of Vascular Surgery, IU School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

John R. Pfeifer Best Venous Paper Award

Danielle C. Sutzko
Clinical outcomes after Varicose Vein Procedures in Octogenarians within the Vascular Quality Initiative Varicose Vein Registry (VQI VVR)

Authors: Danielle C. Sutzko, MD, Andrew S. Kimball, MD, Margaret E. Smith, MD, Andrea T. Obi, MD, Thomas W. Wakefield, MD, Nicholas H. Osborne, MD

From: From: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Best Poster Award

Katherine M. Holzem
Fifteen Year Experience with Endovascular Repair of Popliteal Artery Aneurysms

Authors: Katherine M. Holzem, Senthil N. Jayarajan, MD, Patrick J. Geraghty, MD, Luis A. Sanchez, MD, Jeffrey Jim, MD

From: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

Richa Kalsi
Minority Race Is Independently Associated With Need for Late Intervention in Medically Managed Type B Aortic Dissection

Authors: Richa Kalsi, Scarlett Hao, Donald G. Harris, MD, Oussama Benalla, Zaid A. Naseer, Ilynn Bulatao, MD, Charles B. Drucker, MD, Abhishek Bhardwaj, MD, Andres Fajardo, MD, Robert S. Crawford, MD

From: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, and Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Molly Schieber
Muscular Strength Characteristics at the Ankle Are Altered By Peripheral Artery Disease

Authors: Molly Schieber, Ryan M. Hasenkamp, Nick Stergiou, PhD, Jason M. Johanning, MD, Iraklis I. Pipinos, MD, Sara A. Myers, PhD

From: Department of Biomechanics, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Medical Center of Nebraska and Western Iowa, Omaha, NE and Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

John R. Pfeifer Best Venous Paper Award

Mayin Lin, DO, MPH
Evaluation of Thrombolysis Utilizing Tissue Plasminogen Activator in Femoral Popliteal Deep Vein Thrombosis

Authors: Mayin Lin, DO, MPH, John CF Hsieh*, MPH, Mian Hanif, MD, Alan McDaniel, MD, and David K Chew, MD

From: Mercy Medical Center/ Iowa Heart Center, Des Moines, IA and *Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Best Poster Award

Katherine M. Holzem
Fifteen Year Experience with Endovascular Repair of Popliteal Artery Aneurysms

Authors: Katherine M. Holzem, Senthil N. Jayarajan, MD, Patrick J. Geraghty, MD, Luis A. Sanchez, MD, Jeffrey Jim, MD

From: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

Crystal M. Kavanagh, MD
Hybrid-Based External Iliac Endarterectomy with Stenting Provides Superior Primary Patency Compared to External Iliac Artery Stenting Alone

Authors: Crystal M. Kavanagh, MD, Keith D. Langlois, MD, Michael J. Heidenreich, MD, Abdulhameed Aziz, MD

From: St. Joseph Mercy, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, MI

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Daniel Dansdill
Synthetic, Organic Compound Poloxamer-188 Potentiates Action of Heparin and Tissue Plasminogen Activator

Authors: Daniel Dansdill, Walter Jeske, PhD, Debra Hoppensteadt, PhD, Martin Emanuele, Jawed Fareed, PhD, Jae S. Cho, MD

From: Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL and Mast Therapeutics, San Diego, CA

John R. Pfeifer Best Venous Paper Award

Dustin Y. Yoon, MD
More Filters, More Problems in Distal Deep Vein Thromboses

Authors: Dustin Y. Yoon, MD, Katherine Teter, MD, Ahsun Riaz, MD, Ashley Vavra, MD, Melina Kibbe, MD, William Pearce, MD, Mark Eskandari, MD, Robert Lewandowski, MD, Mark Morasch, MD, Heron E. Rodriguez, MD

From: Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

John R. Pfeifer Best Venous Paper Award

Javairiah Fatima, MD
Inferior Vena Cava Stenting: Technical Considerations, Early Outcomes and Long-term Durability

Authors: Dustin Y. Yoon, MD, Katherine Teter, MD, Ahsun Riaz, MD, Ashley Vavra, MD, Melina Kibbe, MD, William Pearce, MD, Mark Eskandari, MD, Robert Lewandowski, MD, Mark Morasch, MD, Heron E. Rodriguez, MD

From: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

John R. Pfeifer Best Venous Paper Award

Michael R. Go, MD
Penetration of the Inferior Vena Cava and Adjacent Organs after Filter Placement is Common and Associated with Temporary Filter Type and Length of Time in Place

From: Division of Vascular Diseases and Surgery, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

Effectiveness of Isolated Pectoralis Minor Tenotomy (PMT) in Selected Patients with Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (NTOS)

Authors: Chandu Vemurim, MD, Anna M. Wittenberg, Francis J. Caputo, MD, Valerie B. Emery, RN, Robert W. Thompson, MD

From: Department of Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis, MO

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Response of Neointimal Hyperplasia and the Adventitial Sca1+ Stem Cell to Nitric Oxide

Authors: Nathaniel C. Koo, MD, George E. Havelka, MD, Janet Martinez, Megan Flynn, Melina R. Kibbe, MD

From: Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

John R. Pfeifer Best Venous Paper Award

Michael R. Go, MD
Clinical Evaluation of Suspected DVT Guides the Decision to Prophylactically Anticoagulate But Does Not Impact the Decision to Perform After Hours Duplex Venous Scanning or Increase Its Yield

From: Department of Surgery, the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

Andrea L. Jester
Autologous Bone Marrow Mononuclear Cell Therapy Produces Durable Benefits in Limb Salvage at Five Years Post-Treatment

From: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Pasithorn Amy Suwanabol, MD
A Novel Mechanism for TGF-beta/Smad3 in the Development of Intimal Hyperplasia

From: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

John R. Pfeifer Best Venous Paper Award

Judith C. Lin, MD
Vein Mapping Prior to Endovenous Catheter Ablation of Great Saphenous Vein Predicts Risk of Endovenous Heat-induced Thrombus Formation

From: Division of Vascular Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

Shahab Toursavadkohl, MD
Lower Extremity Microembolism in Open vs. Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair

From: Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Paul D. Dimusto, MD
Increased JNK in Males Compared with Females in a Rodent Model of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

From: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

John R. Pfeifer Best Venous Paper Award

David Vogel, MD
Common Femoral Endovenectomy With Iliocaval Endoluminal Recanalization Improves Symptoms and Quality of Life in Patients with Postthrombotic Iliofemoral Obstruction

From: Jobst Vascular Center and the Toledo Hospital, Toledo, OH

D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

Jeffrey Jim, MD
EVAR for Large Aortic Necks: A Prospective 5 Year Comparison

From: Washington University, Saint Louis, MO

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Mohsen Bannazadeh, MD
Identification of the Ideal Bioabsorbable Material and Solute for a Bioabsorbable Self Expanding Stent

From: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

John R. Pfeifer Best Venous Paper Award

Nina Grewal, MD
Successful Thrombolysis of Iliofemoral Deep Venous Thrombosis Reduces Postthrombotic Morbidity

From: Jobst Vascular Center and the Toledo Hospital, Toledo, OH

D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

Bradley G. Thomas, MD
Endovascular Graft Migration: Aortic Cuffs are not Always the Answer

From: Washington University, Saint Louis, MO

Charles C. Guthrie Award

John C. Wang, MD
Effect of Positional Changes Across Joints on In Vivo Graft Blood Flow Using Implanted Sensors

From: Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

Dawn M. Barnes, MD
Renal Malperfusion Following Aortic Dissection: Incidence and Endovascular Intervention

From: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Wael E. Shaalan, MD
Novel Endovascular Arteriovenous Access Inhibits Experimental In-Vivo Turbulence-Induced Vein Wall Vibration and Venous Intimal Hyperlasia

From: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

Stavros K. Kakkas, MD
Results of Aggressive Graft Surveillance and Endovascular Treatment on Secondary Patency Rates of Vectra Vascular Access Grafts

From: Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Amito Chaniwal, MD
Balloon Injury With Low Shear Stress Augments Neointimal Thickening in Carotid Arteries

From: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

Brian G. Peterson, MD
Utility of Subclavian Artery Transposition in Association with Endoluminal Repair of Acute and Chronic Thoracic Aortic Pathology

From: Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Charles C. Guthrie Award

John E. Rectenwald, MD
Inflammatory Mediators of Neointimal Hyperplasia in Pulmonary Embolism

From: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

John E. Rectenwald, MD
Inflammatory Medication of Neointimal Hyperplasia after Pulmonary Embolism: The Case for Low Molecular Weight Heparin

From: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Luis R. Leon, Jr., MD
To What Extent Has EVAR Influenced AAA Management in the State of Illinois?

From: Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Tarek S. Absi, MD
Alterations in Gene Expression Associated With the Transition From Normal to Aneurysmal Aorta: Study of Type III Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms

From: Washington University, Saint Louis, MO

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Adventitial Gene Transfer of NAD(ph) Oxidase Inhibitor Suppresses Balloon Injury-Induced Neointimal Proliferation in the Rat Carotid Artery

Authors: Hector M. Dourron, MD, Gary M. Jacobson, MD, Daniel J. Reddy, MD, Patrick J. Pagano, MD

From: Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Chemotaxis of Endothelial Cells and Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells Using an Underfibrin Glue Assay

Authors: Sung Kwon, MD, Lian Xue, MD, Apostolos K. Tassiopoulos, MD, Howard P. Greisler, MD

From: Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL

Charles C. Guthrie Award

The Effects of Extremely Low Shear Stress on Cellular Proliferation and Neointimal Thickening in the Failing Bypass Graft

Authors: Shari L. Meyerson, MD, Christopher L. Skelly, MD, Usnar Shakur, BA, James E. Vosicky, MD, Seymour Glagov, MD, Lewis B. Schwartz, MD

From: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Role of Neuropeptide-y in the Development of 2K, 1C Renovascular Hypertension

Authors: Lynn H. Shin, MD, Timothy J. Nypaver, MD, Oscar A. Careterro, MD, William H. Beierwaltes, PhD, Peter S. Dovgan, MD

From: Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Modulation of Cell Growth Kinetics by Local Cytokine Delivery From Fibrin Glue Suspensions

Authors: Paula K. Shireman, MD, Brian Hampton, PhD, Wilson H. Burgess, PhD, Howard P. Greisler, MD

From: Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Depressor Response to Sustained Losartan Treatment in Chronic Renovascular hypertension predicts Success of Surgical Repair

Authors: Iraklis I. Pipinos, MD, Timothy J. Nypaver, MD, Sayed K. Moshin, MD, Oscar A. Carretero, MD, William H. Beierwaltes, PhD

From: Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

Charles C. Guthrie Award

L. Joseph Downing, MD
Anti-P Selectin Antibody Decreases Inflammation and Thrombus Formation in Deep Venous Thrombosis

From: University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Inhibition of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell But Not Endothelial Cell Growth by Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor-Saporin Mitrotoxin in a Co-Culture Model

Authors: Peter H. Lin, MD, Dewei Ren, MD, Mark H. Hirko, MD, Steve Kang, MD, Howard P. Greisler, MD

From: Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Interleukin 1B Induces Differential Gene Expression in Aortic Smooth Muscle Cells Which Promotes Aneurysm Formation

Authors: Richard R. Keen, MD, Kevin D. Nolan, MD, Maria Cipollone, BS, Elizabeth Scott, MD, Vera P. Shively, MS, James S. T. Yao, MD, PhD, William H. Pearce, MD

From: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Linda M. Graham
Increased PDGF Production and Intimal Thickness During Healing of Dacron Graft in a Canine Model

Authors: David A. Margolin, MD, Bram R. Kaufman, MD, Paul L. Fox, PhD, Linda M. Graham, MD

From: VA Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Effects of Immunosuppression on Endothelial Healing of Small Diameter ePTFE Grafts

Authors: Graham W. Long, MD, John L. Glover, MD, Margaret M. McKain, BSN, Beth Raper, BS, Phillip J. Bendick, PhD, Laurace E. Townsend, PhD

From: William Beaumont Hospital – Royal Oak, MI

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Robert Fietsam, MD, Timothy Ranval, MD
Hemodynamic Effects of Primary Closure Versus Patch Angioplasty of the Carotid Artery

From: William Beaumont Hospital – Royal Oak, MI

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Todd S. Weinstein, MD
Improved Endothelial Cell Retention and Graft Patency in Leukopenic Dogs: A Study on Prostheses Endothelialized in Tissue Culture

From: Indiana University Medical Center

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Robert B. Patterson, MD
The Limitations of Impedance Plethysmography in the Diagnosis of Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis

From: University of Cincinnati Medical Center

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Phillip J. Cozzi, MD
Aortic Wall Metabolism in Relation to Susceptibility and Resistance to Experimental Atherosclerosis

From: University of Chicago

Charles C. Guthrie Award

David D. Schmidt, MD, Arch J. Pequet, MD
Bacterial Adherence to Vascular Prostheses: A Determinant of Graft Infectivity

From: Medical College of Wisconsin

Charles C. Guthrie Award

John E. Rosenman, MD
Kinetics of Endothelial Cell Seeding

From: University of Cincinnati

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Richard A. Jorgensen, MD
Quantitative Correlation Between Shear Force and Histologic Injury Produced by Balloon Embolectomy Catheters

From: Loyola University Medical Center

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Linda M. Graham, MD
Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene Vascular Prostheses Seeded With Enzymatically Derived, and Cultured, Canine Endothelial Cells

From: University of Michigan Medical School

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