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Midwestern Vascular Society 2015 Award Winners


D. Emerick Szilagyi Award
The D. Emerick Szilagyi award is presented to a trainee with the most outstanding Clinical research paper in vascular surgery and presentation at the Annual Meeting. This work has been done during the trainee's training years.

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Hybrid-Based External Iliac Endarterectomy with Stenting Provides Superior Primary Patency Compared to External Iliac Artery Stenting Alone

Crystal M. Kavanagh, MD, Keith D. Langlois, MD, Michael J. Heidenreich, MD, Abdulhameed Aziz, MD
From: St. Joseph Mercy, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, MI

Charles C. Guthrie Award
The Charles C. Guthrie Award is presented to the trainee with the
most outstanding Basic Research paper in vascular surgery. This work has been done during the training years.

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Synthetic, Organic Compound Poloxamer-188 Potentiates Action of Heparin and Tissue Plasminogen Activator

Daniel Dansdill, Walter Jeske, PhD, Debra Hoppensteadt,
PhD, Martin Emanuele, Jawed Fareed, PhD, Jae S. Cho, MD
From: Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL and Mast
Therapeutics, San Diego, CA

John R. Pfeifer Best Venous Paper Award
The John R. Pfeifer Best Venous Paper Award is presented in honor of John R. Pfeifer, MD, Past Secretary and Historian of the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society. The award is presented for the best research in venous disease and presentation at the Annual Meeting.

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More Filters, More Problems in Distal Deep Vein

Dustin Y. Yoon, MD, Katherine Teter, MD, Ahsun Riaz, MD, Ashley Vavra, MD, Melina Kibbe, MD, William Pearce, MD, Mark Eskandari, MD, Robert Lewandowski, MD, Mark Morasch, MD, Heron E. Rodriguez, MD
From: Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Midwestern Vascular Society 2014 Award Winners

John R. Pfeifer Best Venous Paper Award

Inferior Vena Cava Stenting: Technical Considerations, Early Outcomes

and Long-term Durability

Javairiah Fatima, MD
Abdul Aziz Abdul Aziz
Daniel G. Clair, MD
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

Post-operative Transfusion is associated witha dramatic increase
in 30 Day Morbidity and Mortality in Patients Undergoing Major
Vascular Surgery

Andrea Obi
Yeo Jung-Park
Paul Bove, PhD
Robert Cuff, MD
Andris Kazmers, MD
Hitinder Gurm
Paul M. Grossman
Peter Henke, MD

Charles C. Guthrie Award

A Novel Atraumatic Method of Arterial Plaque Debulking

Zheng Wang
Zachary M. Emond, MD
Courtney E. Morgan, MD
Melina R. Kibbe, MD
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
and University of Washington, Seattle, WA