Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Collaborative Projects
  1. Gosselin C, Vorp DA, Warty V, Severyn DA, Dick EK, Borovetz HS, Greisler HP, “ePTFE Coating with Fibrin Glue, FGF-1 and Heparin: Effect on Retention of Seeded Endothelial Cells,” J Surg Res 60:327-32, 1996.
  2. Adolph R, Vorp DA, Steed DL, Webster MW, Kameneva MV, Watkins SC, “Cellular Content and Permeability of Intraluminal Thrombus in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm,” J Vasc Surg 25:916-926, 1997.
  3. Jankowski RJ, Severyn DA, Vorp DA, Wagner WR, “Effect of Retroviral Transduction on Human Endothelial Cell Phenotype and Adhesion to Dacron Vascular Grafts,” J Vasc Surg 26:676-84, 1997.
  4. Zarge JI, Gosselin C, Huang P, Vorp DA, Severyn DA, Greisler HP, “Platelet Deposition on ePTFE Grafts Coated with Fibrin Glue with or without FGF-1 and Heparin,” J Surg Res 67:4-8, 1997 (see erratum. J Surg Res, 75:90, 1998).
  5. Muluk SC, Vorp DA, Severyn DA, Gleixner S, Johnson PC, Webster MW, “Enhancement of Tissue Factor Expression by Vein Segments Exposed to Coronary Arterial Hemodynamics,” J Vasc Surg 27:521-27, 1998.
  6. Reed ML, Wu C, Kneller J, Watkins S, Vorp DA, Nadeem A, Weiss LE, Rebello K, Mescher M, Smith AJC, Rosenblum W, Feldman MD, “Micromechanical Devices for Intravascular Drug Delivery,” J Pharmaceut Sci 87:1387-94, 1998.
  7. Sacks MS, Vorp DA, Raghavan ML, Federle MP, Webster MW, “In Vivo Three-Dimensional Surface Geometry of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms,” Ann Biomed Eng 27:469-479, 1999.
  8. Kneller JR, Wu CC, Vorp DA, Reed ML, Weiss LE, Borovetz HS, Watkins SC, Feldman MD, “The Use of Microfabricated Probes to Penetrate the Internal Elastic Lamina and Intimal Hyperplasia,” J Cardiovasc Diagn &Proce, 16:37-50, 1999.
  9. Smith DB, Sacks MS, Vorp DA, Thorton M, “Surface Geometric Analysis of Anatomic Structures Using Biquintic Finite Element Interpolation,” Ann Biomed Eng 28:598-611, 2000.
  10. Steinman DA, Vorp DA, Ethier CR, “Computational Modeling of Arterial Biomechanics: Insights into Pathogenesis and Treatment of Vascular Disease,” J Vasc Surg 37:1118-28, 2003.
  11. Bonanomi G, Rebello K, Lebouitz K, Riviere C, Di Martino ES, Vorp DA, Zenati MA, “Microelectromechanical System for Endoscopic Cardiac Surgery,” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:851-2, 2003. PMID: 14502165.
  12. Bhattacharya A, Dang H, Zhu Q, Schnegelsberg B, Rozengurt N, Cain G, Prantil R, Vorp DA, Guy N, Julius D, Ford A, Lester HA, Cockayne DA. “Uropathic Observations in Mice Expressing a Constitutively Active Point Mutation in the 5-HT3A Receptor Subunit,” J Neurosci 24:5537-48, 2004. PMID: 15201326.
  13. Freytes DO, Rundell AE, Vande Geest JP, Vorp DA, Webster TJ, Badylak SF. “Analytically-Derived Material Properties of Multilaminated Extracellular Matrix Devices Using the Ball-Burst Test,” Biomaterials 26(27):5518-31, 2005. PMID: 15860208.
  14. Badylak SF, Vorp DA, Spievack AR, Simmons-Byrd A, Hanke J, Freytes DO, Thapa A, Gilbert TW, Nieponice A, “Esophageal Reconstruction with ECM and Muscle Tissue in a Dog Model,” J Surg Res 128:87-97, 2005. PMID: 15922361.
  15. Kamo I, Kaiho Y, Canon T, Chancellor MB, de Groat WC, Prantil RL, Vorp DA, Yoshimura N, “Functional Analysis of Active Urethral Closure Mechanisms under Sneeze Induced Stress Condition in a Rat Model of Birth Trauma,” J Urol 176(6 Pt 1):2711-5, 2006. PMID: 17085201.
  16. Lee WC, Maul TM, Vorp DA, Rubin JP, Marra KG, “Effects of Uniaxial Cyclic Strain on Adipose-Derived Stem Cell Morphology, Proliferation, and Differentiation,” Biomech Model Mechanobiol 6(4):265-73, 2007. PMID: 16906436.
  17. Santelices LC, Calano SJ, Erhart JC, Prantil RL, Haney JL, Vorp DA, Ahearn JM, “Experimental System for Ex Vivo Measurement of Murine Aortic Stiffness,” Physiol Meas 28:N39-49, 2007. PMID: 17664666.
  18. Stankus JJ, Soletti L, Fujimoto K, Hong Y, Vorp DA, Wagner WR, “Fabrication of Cell Microintegrated Blood Vessel Constructs through Electrohydrodynamic Atomization,” Biomaterials 28(17):2738-46, 2007. PMID: 17337048. PMCID: PMC2254444. NIHMSID: NIHMS21352.
  19. Engelmayr GC Jr, Soletti L, Vigmostad SC, Budilarto SG, Federspiel WJ, Chandran KB, Vorp DA, Sacks MS, “A Novel Flex-Stretch-Flow Bioreactor for the Study of Engineered Heart Valve Tissue Mechanobiology,” Ann Biomed Eng 36(5):700-12, 2008. PMID: 18253834.
  20. Volokh KY, Vorp DA, “A Model of Growth and Rupture of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm,” J Biomech 41:1015-21, 2008. PMID: 18255074.
  21. Santelices LC, Rutman SJ, Prantil-Baun RL, Vorp DA, Ahearn JM, “Relative Contributions of Age and Atherosclerosis to Vascular Stiffness,” Clin Transl Sci 1(1):62-66, 2008. doi:10.1111j.1752 8062.2008.00014.x.
  22. Doyle BJ, Morris LG, Callanan A, Kelly P, Vorp DA, McGloughlin TM, “3D Reconstruction and Manufacture of Real Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: from CT Scan to Silicone Model,” J Biomech Eng 130:034501-5, 2008. PMID: 18532870
  23. Doyle BJ, Callanan A, Burke PE, Grace PA, Walsh MT, Vorp DA, McGloughlin TM, “Vessel Asymmetry as an Additional Diagnostic Tool for the Assessment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms,” J Vasc Surg 49(2):443 54, 2009. PMID: 19028061. PMCID: PMC2666821. NIHMSID: NIHMS95790.
  24. Hong Y, Ye S-H, Nieponice A, Soletti L, Vorp DA, Wagner WR, “A Small Diameter, Fibrous Vascular Conduit Generated from a Poly(ester urethane)urea and Phospholipid Polymer Blend,” Biomaterials 30:2457 67, 2009. PMID: 19181378. PMCID: PMC2698791. NIHMSID: NIHMS104288
  25. Doyle BJ, Corbett TJ, Cloonan AJ, O’Donnell MR, Walsh MT, Vorp DA, McGloughlin TM, “Experimental Modeling of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: Novel Applications of Silicone Rubbers,” Med Eng Phys 31(8):1002-12, 2009. PMID: 19595622. PMCID: PMC2757445. NIHMSID: NIHMS126686.
  26. Doyle BJ, Corbett TJ, Callanan A, Walsh MT, Vorp DA, McGloughlin TM, "An Experimental and Numerical Comparison of the Rupture Locations of an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm," J Endovasc Ther 16(3):322-35, 2009. PMID: 19642790. PMCID: PMC2795364.
  27. Remlinger NT, Czajka CA, Juhas ME, Vorp DA, Stolz DB, Badylak SF, Gilbert S, Gilbert TW, "Hydrated Xenogeneic Decellularized Tracheal Matrix as a Scaffold for Tracheal Reconstruction," 31(13): 3520-3526, 2010. PMID: 20144481.
  28. Doyle BJ, Cloonan AJ, Walsh MT, Vorp DA, McGloughlin TM, “Identification of Rupture Locations in Patient-Specific Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Using Experimental and Computational Techniques,” J Biomech 43(7):1408-16. 2010. PMID: 20152982. PMCID: PMC2857518.
  29. Soares JS, Pasta S, Vorp DA, Moore JE Jr, “Modeling in Cardiovascular Biomechanics,” Inl J Eng Sci, 48(11); 1563-1575,2010
  30. Ferruzzi J, Vorp DA, Humphrey JD, “On Constitutive Descriptors of the Biaxial Mechanical Behaviour of Human Abdominal Aorta and Aneurysms”, J Roy Soc Interface, Mar 6;8(56):435-50,2010 PMID: 20659928
  31. Zeinali-Davarani S, Raguin LG, Vorp DA, Baek S, “Identification of In Vivo Material and Geometric Parameters of a Human Aorta: Toward Patient-Specific Modeling of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm”, Biomech Model Mechanobiol 10(5): 689-699, 2011. PMID: 21053043
  32. Udelsman B, Hibino N, Villalona GA, McGillicuddy EA, Nieponice A, Sakamoto Y, Matsuda S, Vorp DA, Shinoka T, Breuer C, “Development of an operator independent method for seeding tissue engineered vascular grafts”, Tissue Eng Part C Methods, Jul;17(7):731-6, 2011 PMID: 21410308
  33. Kitta T, Haworth-Ward DJ, Miyazato M, Honda M, de Groat WC, Nonomura K, Vorp DA, Yoshimura N, “Effects of ovariectomy and estrogen replacement on the urethral continence reflex during sneezing in rats”, Journal of Urology Volume 186,Oct,1517-1523,2011 DOI:10.1016/juro.2011.05.045 PMID 21855912
  34. Pal S, Tsamis A, Pasta S, D’Amore A, Gleason T, Vorp DA, Maiti S, "A mechanistic model on the role of "radially-running" collagen fibers on dissection properties of human ascending thoracic aorta", J Biomech, 2014 Mar 21; 47(5):981-8 PMID 24484644
  35. Phillippi JA, Green BR, Eskay MA, Kotlarczyk MP, Hill MR, Robertson AM, Watkins SC, Vorp DA, Gleason TG.  “Mechanism of Aortic Medial Matrix Remodeling is Distinct in Bicuspid Aortic Valve Patients”, J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 2014 Mar 3; 147(3):1056-64, PMID 23764410, PMCID: PMC3800488
  36. Cheheltani R, McGoverin CM, Rao J, Vorp DA, Kiani MF, Pleshko N, “Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy to quantify collagen and elastin in an in vitro model of extracellular matrix degradation in aorta”, Analyst 2014 Jun 21;139(12):3039-47. PMID 24761431, PMCID: PMC4096121
  37. Shilo Y, Pichmuthu JE, Averch TD, Vorp DA, “Evaluation of the tensile strength of the human ureter-Preliminary results”, J Endourol, 2014 Dec;28(12):1470-3, PMID: 25343358 
  38. Rodríguez AI, Csányi G, Ranayhossaini DJ, Feck DM, Blose KJ, Assatourian L, Vorp DA, Pagano PJ, “MEF2B - Nox1 Signaling is Critical for Stretch-Induced Phenotypic Modulation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells”, Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2015 Feb;35(2):430-8,  PMID: 25550204, PMCID:PMC4409426
  39. Martufi G, Satriano A, Moore R, Vorp DA, Di Martino ES, “Local quantification of wall thickness and intraluminal thrombus offer insight into the mechanical properties of the aneurysmal aorta”, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2015 Aug;43(8): 1759-71, PMID 25631202
  40. Hemmasizadeh A, Tsamis A, Cheheltani R, Assari S, D’Amore A, Autieri M, Kiani MF, Pleshko N, Wagner WR, Watkins SC, Vorp DA, Darvish K, “Correlations between Transmural Mechanical and Morphological Properties in Porcine Thoracic Descending Aorta”, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, (in press)