Dr. Enrico Ascher
Dr. Enrico Ascher
Surgery - Vascular
I specialize in
Surgery - Vascular
I have been in practice
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I am located at
4802 10th Ave
Brooklyn , NY 11219
845 United Nations Plaza
New York , NY 10017
Accepted Insurance Plans
Oxford Health Plans
I was educated and trained at
Medical / Graduate School
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Faculty of Medicine
To BAM or Not to BAM?: A Closer Look at Balloon-Assisted Maturation.
Ann Vasc Surg., Oct (2012)
Pulmonary embolism without deep venous thrombosis.
Ann Vasc Surg., Oct;26(7):973-6 (2012)
Screening for carotid artery stenosis and renal artery stenosis in patients undergoing tunneled cuffed hemodialysis catheter placement.
Vasc Endovascular Surg., Jul;46(5):364-8 (2012)
Short-term outcome analysis of radiofrequency ablation using ClosurePlus vs ClosureFast catheters in the treatment of incompetent great saphenous vein.
J. Vasc. Surg., Apr;55(4):1048-51 (2012)
p53 gene therapy modulates signal transduction in the apoptotic and cell cycle pathways downregulating neointimal hyperplasia.
Vasc Endovascular Surg., Jan;46(1):45-53 (2012)
Early results and lessons learned from a multicenter, randomized, double-blind trial of bone marrow aspirate concentrate in critical limb ischemia.
J. Vasc. Surg., Dec;54(6):1650-8 (2011)
Iliac-femoral venous stenting for lower extremity venous stasis symptoms.
Ann Vasc Surg., Feb;26(2):185-9 (2012)
Updated Society for Vascular Surgery guidelines for management of extracranial carotid disease: executive summary.
J. Vasc. Surg., Sep;54(3):832-6 (2011)
Updated Society for Vascular Surgery guidelines for management of extracranial carotid disease.
J. Vasc. Surg., Sep;54(3):e1-31 (2011)
Guideline methodology of the Society for Vascular Surgery including the experience with the GRADE framework.
J. Vasc. Surg., May;53(5):1375-80 (2011)
Infra-popliteal deep venous thrombi and the risk of symptomatic pulmonary embolism in hospitalized patients.
Vascular., Feb;19(1):29-33 (2011)
Nonoperative versus surgical management of small (less than 3 cm), asymptomatic popliteal artery aneurysms.
J. Vasc. Surg., Apr;53(4):1145-8 (2011)
Full metal jacket stenting of the superficial femoral artery: a retrospective review.
Ann Vasc Surg., Jan;25(1):127-31 (2011)
Spontaneous recanalization of an occluded internal carotid artery.
Ann Vasc Surg., Oct;24(7):954.e1-4 (2010)
Prospective randomized study comparing the clinical outcomes between inferior vena cava Greenfield and TrapEase filters.
J. Vasc. Surg., Aug;52(2):394-9 (2010)
Duplex scanning-derived access volume flow: novel predictor of success following endovascular repair of failing or nonmaturing arteriovenous fistulae for hemodialysis.
Vascular., 18(1):9-13 (2010 Jan-Feb)
Hybrid approach for treatment of behind the knee popliteal artery aneurysms.
Vascular., 17(5):290-2 (2009 Sep-Oct)
Use of the StarClose device for closure of inadvertent subclavian artery punctures.
Ann Vasc Surg., 23(5):688.e11-3 (2009 Sep-Oct)
Bilateral internal iliac artery aneurysm infected with Campylobacter fetus.
Vascular., 17(4):226-9 (2009 Jul-Aug)
Duplex-guided balloon angioplasty of failing or nonmaturing arterio-venous fistulae for hemodialysis: a new office-based procedure.
J. Vasc. Surg., Sep;50(3):594-9 (2009)
Iatrogenic injuries of the common femoral artery (CFA) and external iliac artery (EIA) during endograft placement: an underdiagnosed entity.
J. Vasc. Surg., Sep;50(3):505-9; discussion 509 (2009)
Predictive factors of success following radio-frequency stylet (RFS) ablation of incompetent perforating veins (IPV).
J. Vasc. Surg., Oct;50(4):844-8 (2009)
Evidence for telomerase activation in VSMCs exposed to hyperglycemic and hyperhomocysteinemic conditions.
Angiology., 60(5):562-8 (2009 Oct-Nov)
Superior vena cava perforation following the placement of a superior vena cava filter in males less than 60 years of age.
Vascular., 17(1):44-50 (2009 Jan-Feb)
The safety of radiofrequency ablation of the great saphenous vein in patients with previous venous thrombosis.
J. Vasc. Surg., May;49(5):1248-55 (2009)
Predictive factors of femoropopliteal patency after suboptimal duplex-guided balloon angioplasty and stenting: is recoil a bad sign?
Vascular., 16(5):263-8 (2008 Sep-Oct)
Self-assessment of the training of vascular fellows: survey results of 219 vascular fellows from 2004 through 2007.
Vasc Endovascular Surg., 43(2):185-9 (2009 Apr-May)
Office-based surgery for vascular surgeons.
Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther., Dec;20(4):326-30 (2008)
New office-based vascular interventions.
Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther., Dec;20(4):340-5 (2008)
Methodology for clinical practice guidelines for the management of arteriovenous access.
J. Vasc. Surg., Nov;48(5 Suppl):26S-30S (2008)
The Society for Vascular Surgery: clinical practice guidelines for the surgical placement and maintenance of arteriovenous hemodialysis access.
J. Vasc. Surg., Nov;48(5 Suppl):2S-25S (2008)
219 vascular fellows' perception of the future of vascular surgery.
Ann Vasc Surg., 23(4):453-7 (2009 Jul-Aug)
Long-term follow-up for superior vena cava filter placement.
Ann Vasc Surg., 23(3):350-4 (2009 May-Jun)
Limitations of and lessons learned from clinical experience of 1,020 duplex arteriography.
Vascular., 16(3):147-53 (2008 May-Jun)
Management of atherosclerotic carotid artery disease: clinical practice guidelines of the Society for Vascular Surgery.
J. Vasc. Surg., Aug;48(2):480-6 (2008)
Acute venous disease: venous thrombosis and venous trauma.
J. Vasc. Surg., Dec;46 Suppl S:25S-53S (2007)
Gray-scale median of the atherosclerotic plaque can predict success of lumen re-entry during subintimal femoral-popliteal angioplasty.
J. Vasc. Surg., Jan;47(1):109-15; discussion 115-6 (2008)
Comparison of computed tomography angiography to contrast arteriography for patients undergoing evaluation for lower extremity revascularization.
Vasc Endovascular Surg., 41(2):115-9 (2007 Apr-May)
Duplex-guided repair of failing or nonmaturing arterio-venous access for hemodialysis.
Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther., Mar;19(1):50-5 (2007)
Duplex-assisted internal carotid artery balloon angioplasty and stent placement.
Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther., Mar;19(1):41-7 (2007)
Treatment of failing lower extremity arterial bypasses under ultrasound guidance.
Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther., Mar;19(1):34-9 (2007)
Duplex-guided balloon angioplasty of lower extremity arteries.
Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther., Mar;19(1):23-31 (2007)
Duplex arteriography for lower extremity revascularization.
Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther., Mar;19(1):6-20 (2007)
Preprocedural imaging: new options to reduce need for contrast angiography.
Semin Vasc Surg., Mar;20(1):15-28 (2007)
Popliteal artery volume flow measurement: a new and reliable predictor of early patency after infrainguinal balloon angioplasty and subintimal dissection.
J. Vasc. Surg., Jan;45(1):17-23; discussion 23-4 (2007)
Duplex-guided endovascular treatment for occlusive and stenotic lesions of the femoral-popliteal arterial segment: a comparative study in the first 253 cases.
J. Vasc. Surg., Dec;44(6):1230-7; discussion 1237-8 (2006)
Regional anesthesia: preferred technique for venodilatation in the creation of upper extremity arteriovenous fistulae.
Vascular., 14(1):23-6 (2006 Jan-Feb)
Morbidity and mortality associated with brachial vein thrombosis.
Ann Vasc Surg., May;20(3):297-300 (2006)
Clinical competence statement on thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR)--multispecialty consensus recommendations. A report of the SVS/SIR/SCAI/SVMB Writing Committee to develop a clinical competence standard for TEVAR.
J. Vasc. Surg., Apr;43(4):858-62 (2006)
Clinical competence statement on thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR)--multispecialty consensus recommendations: a report of the SVS/SIR/SCAI/SVMB writing committee to develop a clinical competence standard for TEVAR.
J Vasc Interv Radiol., Apr;17(4):617-21 (2006)
Prospective evaluation of combined upper and lower extremity DVT.
Vasc Endovascular Surg., 40(2):131-4 (2006 Mar-Apr)
Impact of duplex arteriography in the evaluation of acute lower limb ischemia from thrombosed popliteal aneurysms.
Vasc Endovascular Surg., 40(1):23-5 (2006 Jan-Feb)
Duplex-guided balloon angioplasty and subintimal dissection of infrapopliteal arteries: early results with a new approach to avoid radiation exposure and contrast material.
J. Vasc. Surg., Dec;42(6):1114-21 (2005)
Duplex-guided balloon angioplasty and stenting for femoropopliteal arterial occlusive disease: an alternative in patients with renal insufficiency.
J. Vasc. Surg., Dec;42(6):1108-13 (2005)
Mini skin incision for carotid endarterectomy (CEA): a new and safe alternative to the standard approach.
J. Vasc. Surg., Dec;42(6):1089-93 (2005)
A 10-year experience with complementary distal arteriovenous fistula and deep vein interposition for infrapopliteal prosthetic bypasses.
Vasc Endovascular Surg., 39(5):401-9 (2005 Sep-Oct)
Morbidity and mortality associated with internal jugular vein thromboses.
Vasc Endovascular Surg., 39(4):335-9 (2005 Jul-Aug)
Role of apoptosis and proteolysis in the pathogenesis of iliac artery aneurysms.
Vascular., 13(1):34-42 (2005 Jan-Feb)
Effect of ultrasonography in the assessment of carotid artery stenosis.
Vascular., 13(1):28-33 (2005 Jan-Feb)
Overexpression of transforming growth factor-beta1 correlates with increased synthesis of nitric oxide synthase in varicose veins.
J. Vasc. Surg., Mar;41(3):523-30 (2005)
Risk factors for mortality in patients with upper extremity and internal jugular deep venous thrombosis.
J. Vasc. Surg., Mar;41(3):476-8 (2005)
Duplex-assisted internal carotid artery balloon angioplasty and stent placement: a novel approach to minimize or eliminate the use of contrast material.
J. Vasc. Surg., Mar;41(3):409-15 (2005)
Decreased production of nitric oxide by peripheral blood mononuclear cells of patients with peripheral vascular disease.
Vasc Endovascular Surg., 39(2):175-81 (2005 Mar-Apr)
Early transposition of the sartorius muscle for exposed patent infrainguinal bypass grafts.
Vasc Endovascular Surg., 39(2):159-62 (2005 Mar-Apr)
The effect of von hippel-lindau gene transfer on human vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation and apoptosis.
Vasc Endovascular Surg., 39(1):25-32 (2005 Jan-Feb)
Does repeat duplex ultrasound for lower extremity deep vein thrombosis influence patient management?
Vasc Endovascular Surg., 38(6):525-31 (2004 Nov-Dec)
Duplex arteriography prior to femoral-popliteal reconstruction in claudicants: a proposal for a new shortened protocol.
Ann Vasc Surg., Sep;18(5):544-51 (2004)
Lower extremity deep venous thrombosis: vascular laboratory quality assurance without correlation between ultrasound and venography.
Vasc Endovascular Surg., 38(5):443-7 (2004 Sep-Oct)
A comparison of magnetic resonance angiography, contrast arteriography, and duplex arteriography for patients undergoing lower extremity revascularization.
Ann Vasc Surg., May;18(3):294-301 (2004)
Deep venous thrombosis after radiofrequency ablation of greater saphenous vein: a word of caution.
J. Vasc. Surg., Sep;40(3):500-4 (2004)
Nostrums, quackery, and ethics in vascular surgery: How to remain true to the path of Hippocrates and still feed our families.
J. Vasc. Surg., Aug;40(2):389-94 (2004)
Role of duplex arteriography as the sole preoperative imaging modality prior to lower extremity revascularization surgery in diabetic and renal patients.
Ann Vasc Surg., Jul;18(4):433-9 (2004)
Magnetic resonance angiography versus duplex arteriography in patients undergoing lower extremity revascularization: which is the best replacement for contrast arteriography?
J. Vasc. Surg., Apr;39(4):717-22 (2004)
The Dialysis Outcome and Quality Initiative (DOQI) recommendations.
Semin Vasc Surg., Mar;17(1):3-9 (2004)
Intraoperative carotid artery duplex scanning in a modern series of 650 consecutive primary endarterectomy procedures.
J. Vasc. Surg., Feb;39(2):416-20 (2004)
Lesser saphenous vein thrombophlebitis: its natural history and implications for management.
Vasc Endovascular Surg., 37(6):421-7 (2003 Nov-Dec)
Postoperative anticoagulation in vascular surgery--Part two: A summary of lessons learned in our successful discharge planning experience using enoxaparin after vascular surgery.
J Vasc Nurs., Dec;21(4):124-31 (2003)
Endovascular management of axillofemoral bypass graft stump syndrome.
J. Vasc. Surg., Oct;38(4):833-5 (2003)
Presidential address: The modern vascular specialist--surgeon, clinician, and interventionist.
J. Vasc. Surg., Oct;38(4):633-8 (2003)
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