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  1. Ramirez JL, Sung E, Jaramillo E, Gasper WJ, Conte MS, Boitano L, Iannuzzi JC. Development and Validation of a Novel Preoperative Risk Score to Identify Patients at Risk for Non-Home Discharge After Elective Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair (EVAR). Ann Vasc Surg. 2023 Oct 16. View in PubMed
  2. Ramirez JL, Matthay ZA, Lancaster E, Smith EJT, Gasper WJ, Zarkowsky DS, Doyle AJ, Patel VI, Schanzer A, Conte MS, Iannuzzi JC. Decreasing prevalence of centers meeting the Society for Vascular Surgery abdominal aortic aneurysm guidelines in the United States. J Vasc Surg. 2023 Sep 27. View in PubMed
  3. Ramirez JL, Govsyeyev N, Sorber R, Iannuzzi JC, Schanzer AS, Hicks CW, Malas MB, Zarkowsky DS. Proximal Instructions for Use Violations in Elective Endovascular Aneurysm Repair in the Vascular Quality Initiative: Retrospective Analysis. J Am Coll Surg. 2023 10 01; 237(4):633-643. View in PubMed
  4. Lopez JL, Ramirez JL, Phu TA, Duong P, Bouchareychas L, Kuhrau CR, Lin PY, Eckalbar WL, Barczak AJ, Rudolph JD, Maliskova L, Conte MS, Vartanian SM, Raffai RL, Oskowitz AZ. Patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms have reduced levels of microRNA 122-5p in circulating exosomes. PLoS One. 2023; 18(2):e0281371. View in PubMed
  5. Ho KJ, Ramirez JL, Kulkarni R, Harris KG, Helenowski I, Xiong L, Ozaki CK, Grenon SM. Plasma Gut Microbe-Derived Metabolites Associated with Peripheral Artery Disease and Major Adverse Cardiac Events. Microorganisms. 2022 Oct 19; 10(10). View in PubMed
  6. Yin K, Willie-Permor D, Zarrintan S, Dakour-Aridi H, Ramirez JL, Iannuzzi JC, Naazie I, Malas MB. Anemia is associated with higher mortality and morbidity after thoracic endovascular aortic repair. J Vasc Surg. 2022 Sep 08. View in PubMed
  7. Woodford C, El Khoury R, Ramirez JL, Liu IH, Lancaster EM, Nacario J, Hiramoto JS, Eichler CM, Reilly LM, Iannuzzi JC, Conte MS. Capturing the complexity of open abdominal aortic surgery in the endovascular era. J Vasc Surg. 2022 Dec; 76(6):1520-1526. View in PubMed
  8. Ramirez JL, Nehler MR, Mohebali J, Smith EJT, Al-Musawi MH, McDevitt D, Smeds MR, Zarkowsky DS. Cadaver Simulation is Associated with Increased Comfort in Performing Open Vascular Surgery Among Integrated Vascular Surgery (0+5) Residents and Recent Graduates. Ann Vasc Surg. 2022 Oct; 86:68-76. View in PubMed
  9. Fereydooni A, Ramirez JL, Morrow KL, Sorondo S, Lee JT, Coleman DM, Chandra V. Interview experience, post-interview communication, and gender-based differences in the integrated vascular surgery residency match. J Vasc Surg. 2022 01; 75(1):316-322.e2. View in PubMed
  10. Fereydooni A, Ramirez JL, Morrow KL, Chandra V, Coleman DM, Lee JT. Factors influencing medical student choices in the integrated vascular surgery match: Implications for future post-pandemic residency matches. J Vasc Surg. 2021 10; 74(4):1354-1361.e4. View in PubMed
  11. Zarkowsky DS, Sorber R, Ramirez JL, Goodney PP, Iannuzzi JC, Wohlauer M, Hicks CW. Aortic Neck IFU Violations During EVAR for Ruptured Infrarenal Aortic Aneurysms are Associated with Increased In-Hospital Mortality. Ann Vasc Surg. 2021 Aug; 75:12-21. View in PubMed
  12. Ramirez JL, Lopez J, Sanders K, Schneider PA, Gasper WJ, Conte MS, Sosa JA, Iannuzzi JC. Understanding value and patient complexity among common inpatient vascular surgery procedures. J Vasc Surg. 2021 10; 74(4):1343-1353.e2. View in PubMed
  13. Ramirez JL, Smith EJT, Zarkowsky DS, Lopez J, Hicks CW, Schneider PA, Conte MS, Iannuzzi JC. Closure device use for common femoral artery antegrade access is higher risk than retrograde access. Ann Vasc Surg. 2021 Oct; 76:49-58. View in PubMed
  14. Ramirez JL, Zarkowsky DS, Mohebali J, Nehler MR, Lopez J, Al-Musawi MH, McDevitt D, Smeds MR. Self-Perceived Comfort Performing Vascular Surgery Procedures among Senior Vascular Surgery Trainees and Recent Graduates. Ann Vasc Surg. 2021 Aug; 75:1-11. View in PubMed
  15. Ramirez JL, Zarkowsky DS, Ramirez FD, Gasper WJ, Cohen BE, Conte MS, Grenon SM, Iannuzzi JC. Depression Predicts Non-Home Discharge After Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair. Ann Vasc Surg. 2021 Jul; 74:131-140. View in PubMed
  16. Ramirez JL, Zahner GJ, Arya S, Grenon SM, Gasper WJ, Sosa JA, Conte MS, Iannuzzi JC. Patients with depression are less likely to go home after critical limb revascularization. J Vasc Surg. 2021 07; 74(1):178-186.e2. View in PubMed
  17. Amara D, Braun HJ, Shui AM, Sorrentino T, Ramirez JL, Lin J, Liu IH, Mello A, Stock PG, Hiramoto JS. Long-term Lower Extremity and Cardiovascular Complications after Simultaneous Pancreas-Kidney Transplant. Clin Transplant. 2021 03; 35(3):e14195. View in PubMed
  18. Ramirez FD, Groner JA, Ramirez JL, McEvoy CT, Owens JA, McCulloch CE, Cabana MD, Abuabara K. Prenatal and Childhood Tobacco Smoke Exposure Are Associated With Sleep-Disordered Breathing Throughout Early Childhood. Acad Pediatr. 2021 May-Jun; 21(4):654-662. View in PubMed
  19. Ramirez JL, Zarkowsky DS, Boitano LT, Conrad MF, Arya S, Gasper WJ, Conte MS, Iannuzzi JC. A novel preoperative risk score for nonhome discharge after elective thoracic endovascular aortic repair. J Vasc Surg. 2021 05; 73(5):1549-1556. View in PubMed
  20. Smith EJT, Ramirez JL, Wu B, Zarkowsky DS, Gasper WJ, Finlayson E, Conte MS, Iannuzzi JC. Living in a Food Desert is Associated with 30-day Readmission after Revascularization for Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia. Ann Vasc Surg. 2021 Jan; 70:36-42. View in PubMed
  21. Wu B, Lancaster EM, Ramirez JL, Zarkowsky DS, Reyzelman AM, Gasper WJ, Conte MS, Hiramoto JS. Increased Reintervention After Infrainguinal Revascularization for Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia in Women. Ann Vasc Surg. 2020 Nov; 69:307-316. View in PubMed
  22. Ramirez JL, Gasper WJ, Seib CD, Finlayson E, Conte MS, Sosa JA, Iannuzzi JC. Patient complexity by surgical specialty does not correlate with work relative value units. Surgery. 2020 09; 168(3):371-378. View in PubMed
  23. Ramirez JL, Kuhrau CR, Wu B, Zarkowsky DS, Conte MS, Oskowitz AZ, Nijagal A, Vartanian SM. Natural history of acute pediatric iliofemoral artery thrombosis treated with anticoagulation. J Vasc Surg. 2020 12; 72(6):2027-2034. View in PubMed
  24. Ramirez JL, Zarkowsky DS, Sorrentino TA, Hicks CW, Vartanian SM, Gasper WJ, Conte MS, Iannuzzi JC. Antegrade common femoral artery closure device use is associated with decreased complications. J Vasc Surg. 2020 11; 72(5):1610-1617.e1. View in PubMed
  25. Fereydooni A, Ramirez JL, Dossabhoy SS, Brahmandam A, Dardik A, Ochoa Chaar CI. A national post-Match webinar panel improves knowledge and preparedness of medical students interested in vascular surgery training. J Vasc Surg. 2020 05; 71(5):1733-1740.e5. View in PubMed
  26. Zahner GJ, Cortez A, Duralde E, Ramirez JL, Wang S, Hiramoto J, Cohen BE, Wolkowitz OM, Arya S, Hills NK, Grenon SM. Association of comorbid depression with inpatient outcomes in critical limb ischemia. Vasc Med. 2020 02; 25(1):25-32. View in PubMed
  27. Ramirez JL, Schaller MS, Wu B, Reilly LM, Chuter TAM, Hiramoto JS. Late graft failure is rare after endovascular aneurysm repair using the Zenith stent graft in a cohort of high-risk patients. J Vasc Surg. 2019 11; 70(5):1456-1462. View in PubMed
  28. Ramirez JL, Zahner GJ, Spaulding KA, Khetani SA, Hills NK, Gasper WJ, Harris WS, Cohen BE, Grenon SM. Peripheral Artery Disease Is Associated with a Deficiency of Erythrocyte Membrane n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids. Lipids. 2019 04; 54(4):211-219. View in PubMed
  29. Ramirez JL, Gasper WJ, Khetani SA, Zahner GJ, Hills NK, Mitchell PT, Sansbury BE, Conte MS, Spite M, Grenon SM. Fish Oil Increases Specialized Pro-resolving Lipid Mediators in PAD (The OMEGA-PAD II Trial). J Surg Res. 2019 06; 238:164-174. View in PubMed
  30. Zahner GJ, Ramirez JL, Spaulding KA, Khetani SA, Gasper WJ, Grunfeld C, Hills NK, Schafer AL, Grenon SM. Leptinemia is Associated With Peripheral Artery Disease. J Surg Res. 2019 06; 238:48-56. View in PubMed
  31. Ramirez JL, Spaulding KA, Zahner GJ, Khetani SA, Schaller MS, Gasper WJ, Hills NK, Marlene Grenon S. Radial Artery Tonometry is Associated With Major Adverse Cardiac Events in Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease. J Surg Res. 2019 03; 235:250-257. View in PubMed
  32. Ramirez JL, Kratz JR, Wieselthaler GM. Giant right coronary artery aneurysm presenting as cardiac tamponade. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2018 11 01; 27(5):787-789. View in PubMed
  33. Ramirez JL, Khetani SA, Zahner GJ, Spaulding KA, Schaller MS, Gasper WJ, Hills NK, Schafer AL, Grenon SM. Serum resistin is associated with impaired endothelial function and a higher rate of adverse cardiac events in patients with peripheral artery disease. J Vasc Surg. 2019 02; 69(2):497-506. View in PubMed
  34. Ramirez JL, Grenon SM. Depression and peripheral artery disease: why we should care and what we can do. CVIR Endovasc. 2018; 1(1):14. View in PubMed
  35. Ramirez J, Wieselthaler G, Kratz J. Intraoperative identification and treatment of a giant right coronary artery aneurysm. Multimed Man Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jul 24; 2018. View in PubMed
  36. Hernandez NV, Ramirez JL, Khetani SA, Spaulding KA, Gasper WJ, Hiramoto J, Lindqvist D, Wolkowitz OM, Hills NK, Grenon SM, Zahner GJ. Depression severity is associated with increased inflammation in veterans with peripheral artery disease. Vasc Med. 2018 10; 23(5):445-453. View in PubMed
  37. Ramirez JL, Urisman A, Kukreja J, Kratz JR. Surgical Management of Pulmonary Mucormycosis in Third-Trimester Pregnancy. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Rep. 2018 Jan; 7(1):e27-e29. View in PubMed
  38. Ramirez JL, Drudi LM, Grenon SM. Review of biologic and behavioral risk factors linking depression and peripheral artery disease. Vasc Med. 2018 10; 23(5):478-488. View in PubMed
  39. Schaller MS, Ramirez JL, Gasper WJ, Zahner GJ, Hills NK, Grenon SM. Frailty Is Associated with an Increased Risk of Major Adverse Cardiac Events in Patients with Stable Claudication. Ann Vasc Surg. 2018 Jul; 50:38-45. View in PubMed
  40. Zahner GJ, Spaulding KA, Ramirez JL, Schaller MS, Walker SC, Hills NK, Gasper WJ, Grenon SM. Characterizing the relationship between flow-mediated vasodilation and radial artery tonometry in peripheral artery disease. J Surg Res. 2018 04; 224:121-131. View in PubMed