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Ashley K Vavra

TitleAsst Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus

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    1. Yoon DY, Vavra AK, Eifler AC, Teter K, Eskandari MK, Ryu RK, Rodriguez HE. Why Temporary Filters Are Not Removed: Clinical Predictors in 1,000 Consecutive Cases. Ann Vasc Surg. 2017 Jul; 42:64-70. PMID: 28288891.
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    2. Yoon DY, Riaz A, Teter K, Vavra AK, Kibbe MR, Pearce WH, Eskandari MK, Lewandowski R, Rodriguez HE. Surveillance, anticoagulation, or filter in calf vein thrombosis. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2017 Jan; 5(1):25-32. PMID: 27987606.
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    3. Bahnson ES, Vavra AK, Flynn ME, Vercammen JM, Jiang Q, Schwartz AR, Kibbe MR. Long-term effect of PROLI/NO on cellular proliferation and phenotype after arterial injury. Free Radic Biol Med. 2016 Jan; 90:272-86. PMID: 26627935; PMCID: PMC4698201 [Available on 01/01/17].
    4. Vavra AK, Kibbe MR. Part one: for the motion. Evidence supports reducing the threshold diameter to 5 cm for elective interventions in women with abdominal aortic aneurysms. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2014 Dec; 48(6):611-4. PMID: 25476927.
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    5. Vavra AK, Kibbe MR, Bown MJ, Powell JT. Debate: Whether evidence supports reducing the threshold diameter to 5 cm for elective interventions in women with abdominal aortic aneurysms. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Dec; 60(6):1695-701. PMID: 25454111.
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    6. Vavra AK, Eskandari MK. Treatment options for symptomatic carotid stenosis: timing and approach. Surgeon. 2015 Feb; 13(1):44-51. PMID: 25439169.
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    7. Kumar HR, Vavra AK, Kibbe MR. The utility of venous thromboembolism risk assessment models in general and vascular surgery. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2014 Jul; 2(3):335-41. PMID: 26993397.
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    8. Tsihlis ND, Vavra AK, Martinez J, Lee VR, Kibbe MR. Nitric oxide is less effective at inhibiting neointimal hyperplasia in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Nitric Oxide. 2013 Nov 30; 35:165-74. PMID: 24149190; PMCID: PMC3877576.
    9. Teodorescu VJ, Vavra AK, Kibbe MR. Peripheral arterial disease in women. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Apr; 57(4 Suppl):18S-26S. PMID: 23522713.
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    10. Tsihlis ND, Kapadia MR, Vavra AK, Flannery WD, Oustwani CS, Jiang Q, Kibbe MR. Nitric oxide may inhibit neointimal hyperplasia by decreasing isopeptidase T levels and activity in the vasculature. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Jul; 58(1):179-86. PMID: 23375434; PMCID: PMC3696405.
    11. Tsihlis ND, Kapadia MR, Vavra AK, Jiang Q, Fu B, Martinez J, Kibbe MR. Nitric oxide decreases activity and levels of the 11S proteasome activator PA28 in the vasculature. Nitric Oxide. 2012 Jun 30; 27(1):50-8. PMID: 22561112.
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    12. Hogg ME, Vavra AK, Banerjee MN, Martinez J, Jiang Q, Keefer LK, Chambon P, Kibbe MR. The role of estrogen receptor a and ß in regulating vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation is based on sex. J Surg Res. 2012 Mar; 173(1):e1-10. PMID: 22099601; PMCID: PMC3286876.
    13. Gregory EK, Vavra AK, Moreira ES, Havelka GE, Jiang Q, Lee VR, Van Lith R, Ameer GA, Kibbe MR. Antioxidants modulate the antiproliferative effects of nitric oxide on vascular smooth muscle cells and adventitial fibroblasts by regulating oxidative stress. Am J Surg. 2011 Nov; 202(5):536-40. PMID: 21944289; PMCID: PMC3216467.
    14. Oustwani CS, Tsihlis ND, Vavra AK, Jiang Q, Martinez J, Kibbe MR. Nitric oxide increases lysine 48-linked ubiquitination following arterial injury. J Surg Res. 2011 Sep; 170(1):e169-77. PMID: 21737094; PMCID: PMC3154506.
    15. Tsihlis ND, Oustwani CS, Vavra AK, Jiang Q, Keefer LK, Kibbe MR. Nitric oxide inhibits vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation and neointimal hyperplasia by increasing the ubiquitination and degradation of UbcH10. Cell Biochem Biophys. 2011 Jun; 60(1-2):89-97. PMID: 21448667.
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    16. Vavra AK, Havelka GE, Martinez J, Lee VR, Fu B, Jiang Q, Keefer LK, Kibbe MR. Insights into the effect of nitric oxide and its metabolites nitrite and nitrate at inhibiting neointimal hyperplasia. Nitric Oxide. 2011 Jun 30; 25(1):22-30. PMID: 21554972; PMCID: PMC3119546.
    17. Serrano MC, Vavra AK, Jen M, Hogg ME, Murar J, Martinez J, Keefer LK, Ameer GA, Kibbe MR. Poly(diol-co-citrate)s as novel elastomeric perivascular wraps for the reduction of neointimal hyperplasia. Macromol Biosci. 2011 May 12; 11(5):700-9. PMID: 21341372; PMCID: PMC4068126.
    18. Hogg ME, Varu VN, Vavra AK, Popowich DA, Banerjee MN, Martinez J, Jiang Q, Saavedra JE, Keefer LK, Kibbe MR. Effect of nitric oxide on neointimal hyperplasia based on sex and hormone status. Free Radic Biol Med. 2011 May 01; 50(9):1065-74. PMID: 21256959; PMCID: PMC3070831.
    19. Varu VN, Ahanchi SS, Hogg ME, Bhikhapurwala HA, Chen A, Popowich DA, Vavra AK, Martinez J, Jiang Q, Saavedra JE, Hrabie JA, Keefer LK, Kibbe MR. Insulin enhances the effect of nitric oxide at inhibiting neointimal hyperplasia in a rat model of type 1 diabetes. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2010 Sep; 299(3):H772-9. PMID: 20562340; PMCID: PMC2944486.
    20. Popowich DA, Vavra AK, Walsh CP, Bhikhapurwala HA, Rossi NB, Jiang Q, Aalami OO, Kibbe MR. Regulation of reactive oxygen species by p53: implications for nitric oxide-mediated apoptosis. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2010 Jun; 298(6):H2192-200. PMID: 20382856; PMCID: PMC2886652.
    21. Vavra AK, Kibbe MR. Women and peripheral arterial disease. Womens Health (Lond). 2009 Nov; 5(6):669-83. PMID: 19863470.
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    22. Reichenbach DJ, Tackett AD, Harris J, Camacho D, Graviss EA, Dewan B, Vavra A, Stiles A, Fisher WE, Brunicardi FC, Sweeney JF. Laparoscopic colon resection early in the learning curve: what is the appropriate setting? Ann Surg. 2006 Jun; 243(6):730-5; discussion 735-7. PMID: 16772776; PMCID: PMC1570580.
    23. Barshes NR, Vavra AK, Miller A, Brunicardi FC, Goss JA, Sweeney JF. General surgery as a career: a contemporary review of factors central to medical student specialty choice. J Am Coll Surg. 2004 Nov; 199(5):792-9. PMID: 15501122.
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    24. Vavra AK, Laurent CJ, Ngo V, Sweeney JF, Levitt JM. Sulfur mustard primes phagocytosis and degranulation in human polymorphonuclear leukocytes. Int Immunopharmacol. 2004 Mar; 4(3):437-45. PMID: 15037221.
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    25. Vavra AK, Sweeney JF. Laparoscopic splenectomy--a review. J Long Term Eff Med Implants. 2004; 14(5):347-58. PMID: 15479150.
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