Surgery

Melhem J. Sharafuddin, MD, MS

Portrait

Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery  - Vascular Surgery

Contact Information

Primary Office: 1519 JCP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Primary Office Phone: 319-356-4791

Email: mel-sharafuddin@uiowa.edu

Education

BS, Physics, American University of Beirut; Lebanon
MS, Physiology, American University of Beruit, Lebanon
MD, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Residency, Diagnostic Radiology, St. Louis University Health Sciences Center
Fellowship, Research, Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology, University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic
Fellowship, Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Licensure and Certifications

Iowa Medical License (Permanent), Iowa Board of Medicine
Certificate of Added Qualifications in Vascular Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery
Certificate of Added Qualifications in Interventional Radiology
Board Certified, American Board of Radiology

Research Summary

LABORATORY-BASIC• Effects of radiation on Dermal Microvascular Endothelial Cells • Modulation of radiation-induced skin injury by anti-oxidative stress gene transfer and biochemical mimics strategies. • The potential role of constitutive and inducible nitric oxide synthases in radiocontrast-induced nephrotoxicity in diabetic rats. • Imaging of gene expression following gene therapy. LABORATORY-APPLIED: • Devices and concepts for percutaneous closure of atrial septal defects, patent ductus arteriosus, and peripheral vessels. • Non-covered Nitinol mesh graft for the percutaneous exclusion of abdominal aortic aneurysms. • Stent and stent-graft technology. • Trans-catheter sutureless cholecysto-duodenal biliary diversion. CLINICAL: • Diagnosis and percutaneous management of peripheral vascular disease. • Percutaneous interventional approaches in complex aorto-iliac and visceral vascular occlusive disease. • Percutaneous management of occlusive central venous disease. • Percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy. • Magnetic resonance angiography. • Percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy • Interventional management of failing native hemodialysis arterio-venous fistulae. • Brachytherapy for the prevention of restenosis. • Central venous access. • MR angiography • Doppler sonography.

All Publications

Sharafuddin M, Orion K, Nicholson R, Kresowik T, Corson J, Sharp  W.  A natural history of aortic aneursym hygroma.  Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery.  2011 January 28. 

Sharafuddin M, Wong  , Kresowik T, Nicholson R.  Endovascular repair of a carotid bifurcation pseudoaneurysm.  Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society.  2009 September 12. 

Sharafuddin M, Yassa E, Hoballah J, Salameh M, Wong D, Warner B.  The role of tourniquet augmentation in the preoperative mapping of upper extremity superficial vein diameter: Prospective comparison in patients with end stage renal disease and in normal controls.  Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society.  2009 September 12. 

Sharafuddin M, Kresowik T, Sharp W, Nicholson  , Wong  , Yassa E, Laurich C.  Rescue of complicated endovascular stent-graft repair of traumatic thoracic aortic transection using retrograde endovascular great vessels “snorkeling.”.  Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society.  2009 September 11. 

Sharafuddin M, Thorpe  P, Hoballah  J.  Endovascular Management of Venous Thrombotic and Occlusive Disease.  Springer-Verlag.  2009. 

Sharafuddin M, Corson  J, Hoballah  J, Sun  S, Golzarian  , Kresowik  , Sharp  W.  Long-term Outcome Following Stent-reconstruction of the Aortic Bifurcation and the Role of Geometric Determinants.  2008 April. 

Chung S, Sharafuddin M, Hoballah J, Chigurupati R.  Midterm Patency Following Atherectomy for Infrainguinal Occlusive Disease. A Work of Caution..  Annals of Vascular Surgery.  2008 April. 

Sharafuddin M, Bai  E, Golzarian  J, Hoballah  J, Abada  H, Cai  Z, Wang  G.  Bolus Chasing CT Angiography Using Adaptive Tracking Method .  2008. 

Sharafuddin M, Sharp  W, Nicholson  R, Hoballah  , Kresowik  , Golzarian  .  Impact of Aggressive Endovascular Recanalization Techniques on Success Rate in Chronic Total Arterial Occlusions (CTO) .  2008. 

Sharafuddin M, Sharp  W, Kresowik  T, Hoballah  J.  Kissing Stent reconstruction of the Aortoiliac Bifurcation.  2008. 20:180-184.

Sharafuddin M, Hoballah  , Nicholson  R, Kromer  A, Chigurupati  R, Kresowik  T, Sharp  W.  The Value of Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms and Carotid Disease in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.  2008. 

Sharafuddin M, Kresowik T, Salameh M, Hoballah J, Sharp W.  Combined Direct Repair and Inline Inflow Stenting in the Management of Aortoiliac Disease Extending into the Common Femoral Artery.  2007. 

Yazdi H, Youness F, Laroia S, Sun S, Abada H, Sharafuddin M, Golzarian J.  Mesenteric Artery Stenting for Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia.  Vascular Disease Management.  2007. 4.

Sharafuddin M, Chung S, Hoballah J.  Midterm Patency Following Atherectomy for Infrainguinal Occlusive Disease. A Word of Caution..  Proceedings of the 17th Annual Winter Meeting of the Peripheral VAscular Surgery Society (PVSS).  2007. 

Sharafuddin M, Hoballah J, Kresowik T, Sharp W.  Predictors of Delayed Outcome Following Kissing-Stent Reconstruction of the Aortic Bifurcation.  Proceedings of the 17th Annual Winter Meeting of the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society (PVSS).  2007. 

Hoballah J, Sharafuddin M, Kresowik T, Sharp W.  The Value of Commercial CT Reconstruction Following EVAR.  2007. 

Cai Z, Stolpen A, Sharafuddin M.  Bolus characteristics based on Magnetic Resonance Angiography.  BioMedical Engineering OnLine.  2006. 5:53.

Lu D, Bai E, Liu J, Yu H, Wei Y, Cai Z, Sharafuddin M, Jafar Golzarian J, Stolpen A, Saba O, Vannier V, Wang G.  Projection-Based Bolus Detection for CT Angiography.  J Comput Assist Tomography.  2006. 30:846-9.

Wibbenmeyer L, Sharafuddin M.  Recognition and Treatment of Medical Emergencies in the Trauma Patient.  Springer.  2006. 

Bai E, Bennett J, McCabe R, Sharafuddin M, Bai H, Halloran J, Vannier M, Ying L, Wang C, Wang G.  Study of an Adaptive Bolus Chasing CT Angiography.  Journal of X-Ray Science and Technology.  2006. 14:27-38.

Sharafuddin M.  Therapeutic Embolization: Basic Principles and Applications.  Springer.  2006. 

Sharafuddin M.  Vascular Embolotherapy A Comprehensive Approach-Volume 1 (General Principles, Chest, Abdomen and Great Vessels).  Springer;  2006.

Sharafuddin M.  Vascular Embolotherapy A Comprehensive Approach-Volume 2 (Oncology, Trauma, Gene Therapy, Vascular Malformations and Neck).  Springer;  2006.

Shahin H, Reddy G, Sharafuddin M, Katz D, Franzwa B, Dixon B.  Monthly access flow monitoring with increased prophylactic angioplasty did not improve fistula patency.  Kidney Int.  2005 November. 68(5):2352-61.
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Goyen M, Edelman M, Perreault P, O'Riordan E, Bertoni H, Taylor J, Siragusa D, Sharafuddin M, Mohler E, Breger R, Yucel E, Shamsi K, Weisskoff R.  MR angiography of aortoiliac occlusive disease: a phase III study of the safety and effectiveness of the blood-pool contrast agent MS-325.  Radiology.  2005 September. 236(3):825-33.
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Bai H, Remersaro S, Bennett J, Halloran J, Meinel J, Bodmer J, Sharafuddin M, Vannier M, Wang , Bai E.  Adaptive Algorithms and Experimental Results of a Bolus Chasing CT Scanner.  International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC).  2005. 

Sharafuddin M, Bolton-Smith J, Sun S, Golzarian J, Hoballah J, Sharp W, Corson J.  Long-term Outcome Following Stent-reconstruction of the Aortic Bifurcation: The Role of Geometric Determinants.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  2004. 15(S):168.

Sun S, Golzarian J, Sharafuddin M, Small S, Lang E.  Non-visualization of portal vein during CO2WHV: Histological and hemodynamic correlation.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  2004. 15(S):233.

Sun S, Golzarian J, Sharafuddin M, Lang E, Small S.  Preopeartive embolization for bone metastases: Technical considerations and outcomes.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  2004. 15(S):2006.

Abu-Zhara K, Sun S, Karwal M, Sharafuddin M, Stolpen A, Ishigami K.  Chemoembolotherapy for Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC): Follow-up Strategy and Long-term Survival.  Proceedings of the AUR 51st Annual Meeting, Miami, FL.  2003 April 9. 

Sharafuddin M, Sun S, Hoballah J, Youness F, Sharp W, Roh B.  Endovascular Management of Venous Thrombotic and Occlusive Diseases of the Lower Extremities.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  2003. 14:405-423.

Sharafuddin M, Olson C, Sun S, Kresowik T, Corson J.  Endovascular Treatment of Celiac and Mesenteric Arteries Stenoses: Applications and Results.  Proceedings of the Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting.  2003. 

Sharafuddin M, Olson C, Sun S, Kresowik T, Corson J.  Endovascular Treatment of Celiac and Mesentric Arteries Stenoses: Applications and Results.  Journal of Vascular Surgery.  2003. 38:692-8.

Sharafuddin M.  Guest editor's preface.  Techniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology.  2003. 

Sharafuddin M, Hoballah J, Sun S.  Endovascular Management of Venous Thrombotic and Occlusive Diseases of the Upper Torso and Extremities.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  2002. 13:975-990.

Sharafuddin M, Stolpen A, Sun S, Leusner C, Hoballah J, Sharp W, Corson J.  High-resolution Time-resolved Contrast-enhanced 3D MRA Compared to 2D-TOF MRA for the Identification of Pedal Runoff Vessels.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology.  2002. 13:695-672.

Abu-Yousef M, Dave S, Sharafuddin M.  How well does the Doppler intrarenal resistive Index correlate with the outcome of renal artery stenting.  J Ultrasound Med.  2002. 21(S131):44-45.

Sharafuddin M, Stolpen A, Dang Y, Andresen K, Sun S, Yuh A.  Indirect Contrast-enhanced 3D MR-Venography of Iliocaval Veins: MS-325 versus Gadodiamide.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology.  2002. 13:1021-1027.

Sun S, Youness F, Sharafuddin M, Lang E, Small S.  Low-profile percutaneous retrieval technique for malpositioned of misdeployed stainless-steel Greenfield filter.  Cardiovascular Interventional Radiology.  2002. 25:S240.

Vesely T, Sharafuddin M.  Mechanical Techniques and Devices.  Lippincott.  2002. 

Shoenberg S, Essig M, Hallscheidt P, Sharafuddin M, Stolpen A, Yuh W, Knopp M.  Multiphase MR angiography of the abdominal and pelvic arteries: results of a bicenter multireader analysis.  Investigative Radiology.  2002. 37:20-28.

Roh B, Park K, Kim E, Yoon K, Juhng S, Sharafuddin M.  Prognostic Value of CT Prior to Thrombolytic Therapy in Iliofemoral Deep Venous Thrombosis.  Vascular & Interventional Radiology.  2002. 13:71-76.

Sharafuddin M, Stolpen A, Andresen K, Sun S, Lawton W, Dixon B.  Value of Magnetic Resonance Angiography Prior to Percutaneous Transluminal Renal Artery Angioplasty and Stenting.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology.  2002. 13:901-908.

Stolpen A, Wu Y, Sharafuddin M, Boliger L.  Contrast-enhance, Three-dimensional MR Angiography of Prospective Liver Transplantation Candidates and Living Related Donors: Technique, Incidence and Spectrum of Variant Vascular Anatomy, and Surgical Implications.  Radiology.  2001. 221P:649.

Sharafuddin M, Raboi C, Abu-Yousef M.  Duplex Sonography Following Angioplasty/Stenting of Renal Artery Stenosis.  Radiology.  2001. 220:168-173.

Sharafuddin M, Anguelov Z.  Imaging and Endovascular Interventions in the Management of Peripheral Vascular Disease.  Currents: UI Health Care.  2001. 2:4.

Dang Y, Sharafuddin M, Stolpen A, Lyerly R, Andresen K, Sun S.  Indirect Contrast-enhanced 3D MR-Venography of Iliocaval Veins: Blood-Pool versus Conventional Contrast Agents.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  2001. 12:S118.

Sharafuddin M, Stolpen A, Singh A.  Indirect Contrast-enhanced 3D MR-Venography: MS-325 versus Gadodiamide.  Radiology.  2001. 221P:710.

Lyerly R, Stolpen A, Sharafuddin M, Dang Y, Sun S, Yousef K.  MRA Evaluation of Vascular Compression Syndromes.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  2001. 12:S118.

Safvi A, Sharafuddin M, Stolpen A, Dang Y, Sun S, Yousef K.  Optimized Dynamic High-resolution Gd-enhanced MRA Compared to 2D-TOF MRA for the Identification of Occult Distal Runoff Vessels.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  2001. 12:S51.

Lyerly R, Barnhart W, Sharafuddin M, McLennon J, Sun S, Chaloupka J.  Palliative management of malignant trachiobronchial obstruction using customized tapered nitinol stents.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  2001. 12:S106.

Sharafuddin M, Corson J.  Percutaneous Devices for Vena Cava Filtration.  CV Mosby.  2001. 

Andresen K, Sharafuddin M, Dang Y, Sun S, Yousef K, Safvi A.  Pre-procedural MRA Prior to Endovascular Interventions: Impact on Iodinated Contrast Load and Procedure Length.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  2001. 12:S27.

Roh B, Sharafuddin M.  Prognostic Value of CT Prior to Thrombolytic Therapy in Iliofemoral DVT.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  2001. 12:S35.

Sharafuddin M, Zhao L, Robbins M, Oberley L.  Radiation-induced Injury in Cultured Dermal Human Microvascular Endothelial Cells (HMVEC-d): Role of Endogenous Anti-oxidant Enzymes.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  2001. 12:S26.

Sharafuddin M, Andresen K, Sun S, Lang E, Stecker M.  Spontaneous Extraperitoneal Hemorrage with Hemodynamic Collapse in Patients Undergoing Anticoagulation: Management with Selective Arterial Embolization.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  2001. 12:1231-1234.

Van Beek J, Sharafuddin M, Kao S, Luisiri A, Garibaldi L.  Prospective assessment of pituitary size and shape on MR imaging after suppressive hormonal therapy in central precocious puberty.  Pediatr Radiol.  2000 July. 30(7):444-6.
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Sharafuddin M, Wroblicka J, Sun S, Essig M, Schoenberg S, Yuh W.  Percutaneous vascular intervention based on gadolinium-enhanced MR angiography.  J Vasc Interv Radiol.  2000 June. 11(6):739-46.
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Wang G, Raymond G, Li Y, Schweiger G, Sharafuddin M, Stolpen A, Yang S, Li Z, Bassingthwaighte J, Vannier M.  A model of intravenous bolus propagation for optimization of contrast enhancement.  SPIE.  2000. 

Heaney C, Sharafuddin M, Sun S, Corson J, Yousef K.  Delayed Assessment of Hemodynamic and Quality-of-Life Measures Following Aortic Bifurcation Stent-reconstruction.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  2000. 11 (Supp):295.

Leusner C, Sharafuddin M, Sun S, Stolpen A, Corson J, Yousef K.  Dynamic High-resolution Gd-enhanced MRA for the Identification of Occult Distal Runoff Vessels.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  2000. 11 (Supp):178.

Hoefer D, Lee E, Sharafuddin M, Sun S, Stolpen A, Voigt M.  Multiphase Ultrafast Gd-enhanced 3D MRA as a Problem-solving Modality in the Evaluation of Portal System Branch Patency.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  2000. 11 (Supp):258.

Dang Y, Sharafuddin M, Dixon B, Leusner C, Sun S, Yousef K.  Patterns of Failure in Native Arterio-Venous Hemodialysis Fistulae.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  2000. 11 (Supp):229.

Dang Y, Sharafuddin M, Dixon B, Leusner C, Sun S, Yousef K.  Percutaenous Management Strategies in Failing Native Arterio-Venous Hemodialysis Fistulae.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  2000. 11 (Supp):228.

Andresen K, Sharafuddin M, Stecker M, Sun S, Wibbenmeyer L, Yousef K.  Spontaneous retroperitoneal hemorrhage with hemodynamic collapse: management by transcatheter selective arterial embolization.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  2000. 11 (Supp):296.

Schoenberg S, Essig M, Bock M, Hawighorst H, Sharafuddin M, Knopp M.  Comprehensive MR evaluation of renovascular disease in five breath holds.  J Magn Reson Imaging.  1999 September. 10(3):347-56.
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Raboi C, Sharafuddin M, Corson J, Abu-Yousef M.  Duplex sonography as a followup modality following successful angioplasty/stenting of renal artery stenosis.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  1999. 10 (Supp):224.

Wroblica T, Sharafuddin M, Sun S, Herrera M.  Gadolinium-enhanced 3d magnetic resonance angiography as the primary imaging modality for planning percutaneous vascular interventions.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  1999. 10 (Supp):239.

Sharafuddin M, Stecker M, Wroblicka J.  Multiphase ultrafast gadolinium-enhanced MRA for aorto-ilio-femoral runoff evaluation.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  1999. 10 (Supp):237.

Stecker M, Sharafuddin M, Madson M.  Optimization of gadolinium as an angiographic contrast agent by using high-kilovoltage technique.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  1999. 10 (Supp):302.

Sharafuddin M, Gu X, Han Y, Urness M, Gunther R, Amplatz K.  Injury potential to venous valves from the Amplatz thrombectomy device.  J Vasc Interv Radiol.  1999 January. 10(1):64-9.
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Sharafuddin M, Gu X, Urness M, Amplatz K.  The nitinol vascular occlusion plug: preliminary experimental evaluation in peripheral veins.  J Vasc Interv Radiol.  1999 January. 10(1):23-7.
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Sharafuddin M, Hicks M.  Current Status of Percutaneous Thrombectomy and Mechanical Thrombolysis. Part-II: Devices and Mechanisms of action.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  1998. 9:15-31.

Sharafuddin M, Hicks M.  Current Status of Percutaneous Thrombectomy and Mechanical Thrombolysis. Part-III: Present and Future Applications.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  1998. 9:15-31.

Essig M, Sharafuddin M, Yuh W.  Single breath hold multiphase epi contrast-enhanced MR aortography.  Radiology.  1998. 209(P):413.

Sharafuddin M, Nazarian G, Molina J.  Thoracic Outlet Syndromes.  Thieme Medical Publishers.  1998. 

Sharafuddin M, Foshager M, Steinbuch M, Weisdorf D, Hunter D.  Sonographic findings in bone marrow transplant patients with symptomatic hepatic venoocclusive disease.  J Ultrasound Med.  1997 September. 16(9):575-86.
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Sharafuddin M, Gu X, Titus J, Urness M, Cervera-Ceballos J, Amplatz K.  Transvenous closure of secundum atrial septal defects: preliminary results with a new self-expanding nitinol prosthesis in a swine model.  Circulation.  1997 April 15. 95(8):2162-8.
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Gu X, Sharafuddin M, Titus J, Urness M, Cervera-Ceballos J, Ruth G, Amplatz K.  Acute and delayed outcomes of mechanical thrombectomy with use of the steerable Amplatz thrombectomy device in a model of subacute inferior vena cava thrombosis.  J Vasc Interv Radiol.  1997. 8(6):947-56.
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Sharafuddin M, Hicks M.  Current Status of Percutaneous Mechanical Thrombectomy. Part-I: General Principles..  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  1997. 8:911-921.

Sharafuddin M, Titus J, Gu X, Hunter D, Amplatz K.  Dialysis grafts arterial plug: retrieval using the tulip sheath device in vitro.  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol.  1997. 20(2):154-8.
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Sharafuddin M, Gu X, Urness M, Amplatz K.  Lack of Acute Injury to Venous Valves by the Amplatz Thrombectomy Device During Experimental Antegrade Venous Thrombectomy.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  1997. 9 (Supp):203.

Sharafuddin M, Gu X, Titus J, Urness M, Amplatz K.  Patent ductus arteriosus occlusion device: evaluation in a canine model.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  1997. 8 (Supp):215.

Gu X, Sharafuddin M, Titus J, Urness M, Amplatz K.  Percutaenous mechanical thrombectomy of experimental subacute inferior vena cava thrombosis with the Amplatz thrombectomy device.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  1997. 8 (Supp):186.

Sharafuddin M, Hicks M, Jenson M, Morris J, Drasler W, Wilson G.  Rheolytic thrombectomy with use of the AngioJet-F105 catheter: preclinical evaluation of safety.  J Vasc Interv Radiol.  1997. 8(6):939-45.
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Sharafuddin M, Gu X, Urness M, Amplatz K.  The Nitinol Vascular Occluder: Experimental Evaluation in Peripheral Veins (poster).  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  1997. 9 (Supp):223.

Gu X, Sharafuddin M, Titus J, Urness M, Amplatz K.  Treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms using an uncovered Nitinol stent device.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  1997. 8 (Supp):190.

Sharafuddin M, Gu X, Titus J, Urness M, Amplatz K.  Amplatz patent ductus arteriosus occluder: evaluation in canine model.  Radiology.  1996. 201(P):365.

Sharafuddin M, Gu X, Urness M, Amplatz K.  Endoruler: a new endoluminal method for accurate measurements during interventional procedures.  Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Radiology.  1996. 

Sharafuddin M, Gu X, Titus J, Sakinis A, Pozza C, Coleman C, Cervera-Ceballos J, Aideyan O, Amplatz K.  Experimental evaluation of a new self-expanding patent ductus arteriosus occluder in a canine model.  J Vasc Interv Radiol.  1996. 7(6):877-87.
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Sharafuddin M, Gu  X, Ceballos C, Urness  M, Amplatz  .  New self-centering repositionable B.vascular occluder: experimental comparison with standard gianturco coils.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR) .  1996. 7:695-703.

Sharafuddin M, Gu X, Titus J, Urness M, Ruth G, Amplatz K.  New Vascular Occlusion Device: In Vivo Evaluation of 3 Prototypes compared to Standard Gianturco Embolization Coil.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  1996. 7 (Supp):206.

Sharafuddin M, Hicks M, Jenson M, Drasler W.  Percuatenous rheolytic thrombectomy with the AngioJet: safety in vivo and Profile of released fragments and in vivo evaluation of safety.  Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Radiology.  1996. 

Sharafuddin M, Kadir S, Joshi S, Parr D.  Percutaneous balloon-assisted aspiration thrombectomy of clotted hemodialysis access grafts.  J Vasc Interv Radiol.  1996. 7(2):177-83.
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Sharafuddin M, Gu X, Cervera-Ceballos J, Urness M, Amplatz K.  Repositionable vascular occluder: experimental comparison with standard Gianturco coils.  J Vasc Interv Radiol.  1996. 7(5):695-703.
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Sharafuddin M, Gu X, Titus J, Urness M, Amplatz K.  Rethrombosis following mechanical thrombectomy of subacute inferior vena cava thrombosis in a canine model: Rationale for continued anticoagulation.  Radiology.  1996. 201(P):139.

Sharafuddin M, Gu X, Titus J, Urness M, Ruth G, Amplatz K.  Secundum ASD Closure with a New Self-expanding Prosthesis in Swing.  Circulation.  1996. 94 (Supp-l):56.

Sharafuddin M, Hunter D, Steinbuch M, Foshager M.  Spectrum of Findings on Sequential Doppler Sonography in Hepatic Venocclusive Disease.  American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR).  1996. 166:41.

Gu X, Sharafuddin M, Titus J, Urness M, Ruth G, Amplatz K.  Transcatheter Closure of Secundum Atrial Septal Defect Using a New Self-expanding Nitinol Prosthesis.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  1996. 7 (Supp):353.

Sundaram M, Sharafuddin M.  MR imaging of benign soft-tissue masses.  Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am.  1995 November. 3(4):609-27.
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Sharafuddin M, Diemer D, Levine R, Thomasson J, Williams A.  A comparison of MR sequences for lesions of the parotid gland.  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol.  1995 October. 16(9):1895-902.
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Goodman G, Martin D, Klein J, Awwad E, Druce H, Sharafuddin M.  Comparison of a screening coronal CT versus a contiguous coronal CT for the evaluation of patients with presumptive sinusitis.  Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol.  1995 February. 74(2):178-82.
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Sharafuddin M, Kadir S, Haddad L, Bocchini T.  In-vitro Percutaneous Balloon-assisted Aspiration Thrombectomy (PBAT), in a Flow-circuit Clotted Dialysis Graft Model.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  1995. 6 (Supp):8.

Sharafuddin M, Kadir S, Garvin P, Hunter D, Amplatz K.  In-Vitro Trans-Catheter Retrieval of the Platelet-Rich Thrombus Plug from a Clotted Dialysis Graft Model, Using the Tulip Compression-Thrombectomy System.  Radiology.  1995. 197(P):384.

Sundaram M, Sharafuddin M.  Magnetic resonance imaging of benign soft tissue masses.  MRI Clinics of North America.  1995. 3:609-627.

Sundaram M, Sharafuddin M.  Magnetic response imaging of benign soft tissue masses.  MRI Clinics of North America.  1995. 3:609-627.

Sharafuddin M, Diemer D, Levine R, Wibbenmeyer L, Thomasson J, Martin D, Williams A.  MR Imaging in Inflammatory Lesions of the Parotid Gland.  Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Chicago, IL.  1995. 

Sharafuddin M, Diemer D, Wibbenmeyer L, Levine R, Thomasson J, Omidi C, Williams A.  MR Imaging of Parotid Gland Lesions with Emphasis on Differentiating Features.  Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Chicago, IL.  1995. 

Martin D, Sharafuddin M, Boozan J, Sundaram M, Archer C.  Multiple symmetric lipomatosis (Madelung's disease): report of a case with MR imaging .  Skeletal Radiology.  1995. 24:72-73.

Kadir S, Sharafuddin M.  Percutaneous Balloon-assisted Aspiration Thrombectomy (PBAT) of Clotted Dialysis Grafts.  Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology (JVIR).  1995. 6 (Supp):8-9.

Sharafuddin M, Sundaram M, McDonald D.  Progression from simple joint effusion to extensive PVNS of the hip in two years. Documentation with MR imaging.  American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR).  1995. 165:742.

Wibbenmeyer L, Sharafuddin M, Wolverson M, Heiberg E, Wade T, Shields J.  Sonographic Diagnosis of Unsuspected Gallbladder Cancer: Imaging findings in Comparison with Benign Gallbladder Conditions.  American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR).  1995. 165:1169-1179.

Salimi Z, Sharafuddin M.  Ultrasound appearance of primary carcinoid tumor of the gallbladder associated with the carcinoid syndrome.  Journal of Clinical Ultrasound.  1995. 23:435-437.

Sharafuddin M, Wibbenmeyer L, Wolverson M, Wade T.  Value of US in the Detection of Unsuspected Gallbladder Cancer.  Radiology.  1995. 197(P):400.

Sharafuddin M, Luisiri A, Garibaldi L, Fulk D, Klein J, Gillespie K, Graviss E.  MR imaging diagnosis of central precocious puberty: importance of changes in the shape and size of the pituitary gland.  AJR Am J Roentgenol.  1994 May. 162(5):1167-73.
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Sharafuddin M, Diemer D, Levine R, Wu D, Thomasson J.  Fat-suppressed single-echo fast spin-echo magnetic resonance for imaging of parotid lesins.  American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR).  1994. 162 (Supp):89.

Garibaldi L, Sharafuddin M, Myers S, Weber C, Aceto Jr T.  Pituitary enlargement in girls with central precocious puberty (CPP) is strongly correlated with serum IGF-I concentrations.  Proceedings of the 76th annual meeting of the Endocrine Society, Anaheim CA.  1994. 

Hajjar R, Sharafuddin M, Sundaram M.  Spontaneous synchronous multiple extensor tendinous ruptures.  Orthopedics.  1994. 17:213-217.

Sharafuddin M, Sundaram M.  The role of Magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of soft tissue lesions.  Critical Reviews in Diagnostic Imaging.  1994. 35:379-483.

Sharafuddin M, Sundaram M.  The role of Magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of soft tissue lesions.  Critical Reviews in Diagnostic Imaging.  1994. 35:379-483.

Sharafuddin M, Fulk D, Luisiri A, Garibaldi L, Graviss E.  MRI of the pituitary gland in central precocious puberty. Changes in shape and size..  American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR).  1993. 160 (Supp):57-58.

Sharafuddin M, Garibaldi L, Luisiri A, Omidi J, Graviss E.  Prospective assessment of pituitary size and shape on MR-imaging after hormonal therapy in central precocious puberty.  American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR).  1993. 168 (Supp):47.

Sharafuddin M, Nassar C.  The Components of Taurine Transport Across the Rat Small-Intestine - A Kinetic Study.  Amino Acids.  1993. 5:77-89.

Sharafuddin M, Sanaknaki B, Kibbi A.  Erythematous, hemorrhagic and necrotic plaques in an elderly man. Coumarin-induced skin necrosis..  Archives of Dermatology.  1992. 128:105-108.

Sharafuddin M, Haddad F, Hitchon P, Haddad S, El-Khoury G.  Treatment options in primary Ewing's Sarcoma of the spine: report of 7 cases and review of the literature.  Neurosurgery.  1992. 30:610-619.

Miller D, Sharafuddin M, Kathol R.  A case of clozapine-induced neuroleptic malignant syndrome.  J Clin Psychiatry.  1991 March. 52(3):99-101.
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Sharafuddin M, Spanheimer R, McCune G.  Phenytoin-induced agranulocytosis. A nonimmunologic idiosyncratic reaction?.  Acta Haematologica.  1991. 86:212-213.

Sharafuddin M, Haddad F, Hitchon P, Haddad S.  The Management of Ewing's Sarcoma of the Spine.  Proceedings of the annual meeting of the AANS/CNS-Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, Rancho Mirage, CA.  1991. 

Sharafuddin M, Hitchon P, El-Khoury G, Dyste G.  Locked facets in the thoracic spine: Report of 3 cases and a review.  Journal of Spinal Disorders.  1990. 3:255-258.

Sharafuddin M.  Syringomyelia extending to the Basal Ganglia.  Journal of Neurosurgery.  1990. 73:645.

Sharafuddin M, Nassar G, Nassar C.  Taurine transport across the small intestine of adult and suckling rats.  Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology.  1988. 91A:33-36.

Nassar C, Sharafuddin M.  Taurine Transport across the Small Intestine of Adult Rats.  Federation Proceedings.  1986. 45:536.

Sharafuddin M, Kresowik T, Salameh M, Hoballah J, Sharp W.  Combined Direct Repair and Inline Inflow Stenting in the Management of Aortoiliac Disease Extending into the Common Femoral Artery.  Journal of Vascular Surgery. 

Cai Z, Bai E, Wang G, Sharafuddin M, Abada H.  Dose reduction with adaptive bolus chasing computed tomography angiography.  J Xray Sci Technol.  18(1):15-25.
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Bai E, Wang G, Sharafuddin M, Bennett J, Halloran J, Bai H, Vannier M.  Feasibility study of an adaptive bolus chasing CT angiography.  Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics. 

Sharafuddin M, Hoballah J, Kresowik T, Nicholson R, Sharp W.  Impact of aggressive endovascular recanalization techniques success rate in chronic total arterial occlusions (CTOS).  Vascular Endovascular Surgery. 

Lang E, Sun S, Sharafuddin M.  Introduction to Angiography.  Virtual Hospital®/ Department of Radiology: Introduction to Radiology Lectures. http://www.vh.org/adult/provider/radiology/RadiologyLectures/Sun-Shar.html;  Available from: http://www.vh.org/adult/provider/radiology/RadiologyLectures/Sun-Shar.html

Sharafuddin M, Sundaram M.  The role of magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of soft tissue lesions.  Crit Rev Diagn Imaging.  35(5):379-483.
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Nicholson R, Sharafuddin M, Hoballah J, Kresowik T, Sharp W.  The Value of Commercial CT Reconstruction Following EVAR.  Journal of Vascular Surgery. 

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