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Dialysis Vascular Access Research Program - Publications

The following publications were selected from over 45 peer reviewed publications in the field of dialysis access by members of the Vascular Access Research Group.

  • Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, Burnett S Kelly, Mary Ann Miller, Anita Reaves, Janice Armstrong, Nuwan Nanayakkara, Sue C Heffelfinger. Venous neointimal hyperplasia in PTFE dialysis grafts. Kidney International 2001;59:2325-34
  • Kelly B, Heffelfinger S, Whiting J, Miller MA, Reaves A, Armstrong J, Narayana A, Roy-Chaudhury P. Aggressive venous neointimal hyperplasia in a pig model of arteriovenous graft stenosis Kidney Int. 2002 Dec;62(6):2272-80.
  • Kelly B, Narayana A, Heffelfinger S, Denman D, Miller MA, Elson H, Armstrong J, Karle W, Nanayakkara N, Roy-Chaudhury P. External radiation therapy inhibits venous neointimal hyperplasia in arteriovenous PTFE grafts. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2002;54:263
  • Roy-Chaudhury P, Munda R, Li J, Melhem M, Zhang J, Desai P, Duncan H, Heffelfinger S. Vascular Access in Hemodialysis: Issues, Management and Emerging Concepts. Cardiology Clinics 2005;23:249-73
  • Roy-Chaudhury P. Endothelial Progenitor Cells, Neointimal Hyperplasia and Hemodialysis Vascular Access Dysfunction: Novel Therapies for a Recalcitrant Clinical Problem! Circulation 2005, 112:3-5
  • Roy-Chaudhury P, Sukhatme VP, Cheung AK. Hemodialysis Vascular Access Dysfunction: A Cellular and Molecular View Point. Invited Review, J Am Soc Nephrol. 2006;17:1112-27
  • Asif A, Roy-Chaudhury P, Beathard G. Early Arteriovenous Fistula Failure: A Logical Proposal for When and How to Intervene. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2006;1:332-9
  • Burnett Kelly, Murad Melhem, Jianhua Zhang, Mahesh Krishnamoorthy, Steve Rudich, Gerald Kasting, Jinsong Li, Sue Heffelfinger, Pankaj Desai, Prabir Roy-Chaudhury. Perivascular Paclitaxel Wraps Block Arteriovenous Graft Stenosis. Nephrol Dial Transplant 2006;21(9):2425-31.
  • Misra S, Pflederer T, Bonan R, Roy-Chaudhury P. BRAVO I: A Pilot Study of Vascular Brachytherapy in PTFE Dialysis Access Grafts. Kidney International 2006;70(11):2006-13.
  • Roy-Chaudhury P, Spergel LM, Besarab A, Asif A, Ravani P. Biology of arteriovenous fistula failure. J Nephrol 2007;20(2):150-63.
  • Roy-Chaudhury P, Lee T. Vascular Stenosis: Biology and Interventions, Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension 2007;16:516-22
  • Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, Jianhua Zhang, Lois Arend, Antoine Samaha, Yang Wang, Mahesh Krishnamoorthy, Rino Munda. Neointimal Hyperplasia in Early Arteriovenous Fistula Failure. Am J Kid Dis 2007;50:782-790
  • Yang Wang, Mahesh Krishnamoorthy, Rupak Banerjee, Jianhua Zhang, Steven Rudich, Christy Holland, Lois Arend, and Prabir Roy-Chaudhury. Venous Stenosis in a Pig Arteriovenous (AV) Fistula Model: Anatomy, Mechanisms and Cellular Phenotypes. Nephrol Dial Transplant 2008;23:525-33.
  • Wu Y, Zhang F, Wang Y, Krishnamoorthy M, Roy-Chaudhury P, Meyerhoff M.. Photoinstability of S-nitrosothiols during sampling of whole blood: a likely source of error and variability in S-nitrosothiol measurements. Clin Chem 2008;54:916-8.
  • Krishnamoorthy, MK, Banerjee, RK, Wang, Y, Zhang, J, Roy, AS, Khoury, SF, Arend, LJ, Rudich, S & Roy-Chaudhury, P: Hemodynamic wall shear stress profiles influence the magnitude and pattern of stenosis in a pig AV fistula. Kidney Int, 74: 1410-9, 2008.
  • Conte, MS, Nugent, HM, Gaccione, P, Guleria, I, Roy-Chaudhury, P & Lawson, JH: Multicenter phase I/II trial of the safety of allogeneic endothelial cell implants after the creation of arteriovenous access for hemodialysis use: the V-HEALTH study. J Vasc Surg, 50: 1359-68 e1, 2009.
  • Lee T and Roy-Chaudhury P.  Advances and New Frontiers in the Pathophysiology of Venous Neointimal Hyperplasia and Dialysis Access Stenosis. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 16:  329-338, 2009
  • Lee, T, Roy-Chaudhury, P and Thakar, CV: Improving incident fistula rates: a process of care issue. Am J Kidney Dis, 57: 814-7, 2011
  • Lee, T, Chauhan, V, Krishnamoorthy, M, Wang, Y, Arend, L, Mistry, MJ, El-Khatib, M, Banerjee, R, Munda, R and Roy-Chaudhury, P: Severe venous neointimal hyperplasia prior to dialysis access surgery. Nephrol Dial Transplant, e pub 2011.
  •  Lee, T, Ullah, A, Allon, M, Succop, P, El-Khatib, M, Munda, R and Roy-Chaudhury, P: Decreased cumulative access survival in arteriovenous fistulas requiring interventions to promote maturation. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol, 6: 575-81, 2011
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Director of the UC Health Vascular Access Center

Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Phone: 513-558-0668