Theses - Surgery
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Optimizing the delivery of pre-transplantation therapies during normothermic machine perfusion of human kidneys (2020-07-18)Despite a severe organ shortage, thousands of kidneys from higher-risk donors go unused each year. These marginal kidneys have an increased susceptibility to ischemia reperfusion injury and the use of these organs may ...
(2020-07-17)Cartilage is a viscoelastic tissue that absorbs shocks and facilitates low friction of the joint. Adult articular cartilage is limited in its ability to self-repair. Lesions or gradual wear-and-tear affect cartilage integrity ...
Multi-modality Imaging to Determine the Role of Calcification and Inflammation on Restenosis Rates Following Lower Limb Angioplasty Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a major cause of CVD-related death and disability. Restenosis is common, occurring in 40-60% of cases at 12 months following lower extremity percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA). ...