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Dr. Vorp’s Publications

REFEREED ARTICLES:

(NOTE: * indicates those articles for which David Vorp was not first author but served as the supervising or corresponding author)

  1. Vorp DA, Rajagopal KR, Smolinski PJ, Borovetz HS, “Identification of Elastic Properties of Homogeneous, Orthotropic Vascular Segments in Distension,” J Biomech 28:501-12, 1995.
  2. Vorp DA, Raghavan ML, Borovetz HS, Greisler HP, Webster MW, “Modeling the Transmural Stress Distribution During Healing of Bioresorbable Vascular Prostheses,” Ann Biomed Eng 23:178-88, 1995.
  3. Vorp DA, Severyn, DA, Steed, DL, Webster, MW, “A Device for the Application of Cyclic Twist and Extension on Perfused Vascular Segments,” Am J Physiol 39:787-95, 1996.
  4. 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.
  5. Vorp DA, Federspiel WJ, Webster MW, “Does Laminated Intraluminal Thrombus within Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Cause Anoxia of the Aortic Wall?,” J Vasc Surg 23:540-41, 1996.
  6. *Raghavan ML, Webster MW, Vorp DA, “Ex Vivo Biomechanical Behavior of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Assessment Using a New Mathematical Model,” Ann Biomed Eng 24:573-82, 1996. PMID: 8886238.
  7. Vorp DA, Mandarino WA, Webster MW, Gorcsan III J, “Potential Influence of Intraluminal Thrombus on Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm as Assessed by a New Non-Invasive Method,” Cardiovasc Surg 4:732-39, 1996.
  8. 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.
  9. Vorp DA, “Fluid Mechanical Considerations in Vascular Grafts: Overview,” ASAIO Journal 43: 237-238, 1997.
  10. 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.
  11. 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).
  12. 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.
  13. Vorp DA, Raghavan ML, Webster MW, “Mechanical Wall Stress in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Influence of Diameter and Asymmetry,” J Vasc Surg, 27:632-39, 1998 (see erratum, J Vasc Surg 28:272, 1998).
  14. Vorp DA, Wang DHJ, Webster MW, Federspiel WJ, “Effect of Intraluminal Thrombus Thickness and Bulge Diameter on the Oxygen Flow in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm,” J Biomech Eng 120:579-83, 1998.
  15. Vorp DA, Trachtenberg JD, Webster MW, “Arterial Hemodynamics and Wall Mechanics,” Seminars Vasc Surg 11:169-80, 1998.
  16. 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.
  17. Vorp DA, Peters DG, Webster MW, “Gene Expression is Altered in Perfused Arterial Segments Exposed to Cyclic Flexure Ex Vivo,” Ann Biomed Eng 27:366-71, 1999.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. *Raghavan ML, Vorp DA, “Toward a Biomechanical Tool to Evaluate Rupture Potential of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Identification of a Finite Strain Constitutive Model and Evaluation of its Applicability,” J Biomech, 33:475-82, 2000. PMID: 10768396.
  21. *Raghavan ML, Vorp DA, Federle MP, Makaroun MS, Webster MW, “Wall Stress Distribution on Three Dimensionally Reconstructed Models of Human Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm,” J Vasc Surg 31:760-769, 2000.
  22. 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.
  23. *Barnett SS, Smolinski PJ, Vorp DA, “A Three-Dimensional Finite Element Analysis of Heat Transfer in the Forearm,” Comput Meth Biomech Biomed Eng 3:287-96, 2000. PMID: 11264854.
  24. *Kute SM, Vorp DA, “The Effect of Proximal Artery Flow on the Hemodynamics at the Distal Anastomosis of a Vascular Bypass Graft: Computational Study,” J Biomech Eng 123:277-83, 2001.
  25. Vorp DA, Lee PC, Wang DHJ, Makaroun MS, Nemoto EM, Ogawa S, Webster MW, “Association of Intraluminal Thrombus in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm with Local Hypoxia and Wall Weakening,” J Vasc Surg 34:291-99, 2001.
  26. Vorp DA, Steinman DA, Ethier CR, “Computational Modeling of Arterial Biomechanics,” Comput Sci Eng Sept/Oct:51-65, 2001.
  27. *Wang DHJ, Makaroun MS, Webster MW, Vorp DA, “Mechanical Properties and Microstructure of Intraluminal Thrombus from Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm,” J Biomech Eng 123:536-39, 2001. doi:10.1115/1.1411971.
  28. *Wang DHJ, Makaroun MS, Webster MW, Vorp DA, “Effect of Intraluminal Thrombus on Wall Stress in Patient-Specific Models of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm,” J Vasc Surg 36:598-604, 2002. PMID: 12218961.
  29. Vorp DA, Schiro BJ, Ehrlich MP, Juvonen TS, Ergin MA, Griffith BP, “Effect of Aneurysm on the Tensile Strength and Biomechanical Behavior of the Ascending Thoracic Aorta,” Ann Thorac Surg 75(4):1210-14, 2003. PMID: 12683565.
  30. 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.
  31. *Di Martino ES, Vorp DA, “Effect of Variation in Intraluminal Thrombus Constitutive Properties on Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Wall Stress,” Ann Biomed Eng 31:804–09, 2003. PMID: 12971613.
  32. 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.
  33. *Jankowski RJ, Prantil RL, Fraser MO, Chancellor MB, de Groat WC, Huard J, Vorp DA, “Development of an Experimental System for the Study of Urethral Biomechanical Function,” Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 286(2):F225-32, 2004. PMID: 14506075.
  34. *Orban JM, Wilson LB, Kofroth JA, El-Kurdi MS, Maul TM, Vorp DA, “Crosslinking of Collagen Gels by Transglutaminase,” J Biomed Mat Res 68A:756-62, 2004. PMID: 14986330.
  35. *Hamilton DW, Maul TM, Vorp DA, “Characterization of the Response of Bone Marrow-Derived Progenitor Cells to Cyclic Strain: Implications for Vascular Tissue Engineering Applications,” Tissue Eng 10:361-69, 2004 (see erratum, Tissue Eng: Part A, 14(3):461, 2008). PMID: 15165453.
  36. *Vande Geest JP, Di Martino ES, Vorp DA, “An Analysis of the Complete Strain Field within Flexercell Membranes,” J Biomech 37:1923-28, 2004. PMID: 15519600.
  37. *Severyn DA, Muluk SC, Vorp DA “The Influence of Hemodynamics and Wall Biomechanics on the Thrombogenicity of Vein Segments Perfused In Vitro,” J Surg Res 121:31-37, 2004. PMID: 15313372.
  38. *Vande Geest JP, Sacks MS, Vorp DA, “Age Dependency of the Biaxial Biomechanical Behavior of Human Abdominal Aorta,” J Biomech Eng 126:815-22, 2004. PMID: 15796340.
  39. 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.
  40. Vorp DA, Maul TM, Nieponice A, “Molecular Aspects of Vascular Tissue Engineering,” Front Biosci 10:768 89, 2005. PMID: 15569617.
  41. 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.
  42. Vorp DA, Vande Geest JP, “Biomechanical Determinants of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Rupture,” Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:1558-66, 2005. PMID: 16055757.
  43. 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.
  44. *Di Martino ES, Bohra A, Vande Geest JP, Gupta N, Makaroun MS, Vorp DA, “Biomechanical Properties of Ruptured Versus Electively Repaired Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Wall Tissue,” J Vasc Surg 43 (3):570-6, 2006. PMID: 16520175.
  45. *Vande Geest JP, Wang DHJ, Wisniewski SR, Makaroun MS, and Vorp DA, “Towards a Non-Invasive Method for Determination of Patient-Specific Wall Strength Distribution in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms,” Ann Biomed Eng 34 (7):1098-106, 2006. PMID: 16786395.
  46. *Soletti L, Nieponice A, Guan J, Stankus JJ, Wagner WR, Vorp DA, “A Seeding Device for Tissue-Engineered Tubular Structures,” Biomaterials 27:4863-70, 2006. PMID: 16765436.
  47. *Jankowski RJ, Prantil RL, Chancellor MB, de Groat WC, Huard J, Vorp DA, “Biomechanical Characterization of the Urethral Musculature,” Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 290(5):F1127-34, 2006. PMID: 16368741.
  48. *Vande Geest JP, Sacks MS, Vorp DA, “The Effects of Aneurysm on the Biaxial Mechanical Behavior of Human Abdominal Aorta,” J Biomech 39:1324-34, 2006. PMID: 15885699.
  49. *Vande Geest JP, Sacks MS, Vorp DA, “A Planar Biaxial Constitutive Relation for the Luminal Layer of Intra Luminal Thrombus in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms,” J Biomech 39:2347-54, 2006. PMID: 16872617.
  50. 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.
  51. *Vande Geest JP, Di Martino ES, Bohra A, Makaroun MS, Vorp DA, “A Biomechanics-Based Rupture Potential Index for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Risk Assessment: Demonstrative Application,” Ann N Y Acad Sci 1085:11-21, 2006. PMID: 17182918.
  52. *Vande Geest JP, Dillavou ED, Di Martino ES, Oberdier M, Bohra A, Makaroun MS, Vorp DA, “Gender Related Differences in the Tensile Strength of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm,” Ann N Y Acad Sci 1085:400-2, 2006. PMID: 17182963.
  53. 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.
  54. Vorp DA, “Biomechanics of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm,” J Biomech 40:1887-902, 2007. PMCID: PMC2692528. NIHMSID: NIHMS26188. doi:10.1016/j.biomech.2006.09.003.
  55. *Speelman L , Bohra A, Bosboom EM, van de Vosse FN, Schurink GW, Makaroun MS, Vorp DA, “Effects of Wall Calcifications in Patient-Specific Wall Stress Analyses of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms,” J Biomech Eng 129(1):105-9, 2007. PMID: 17227104.
  56. *Maul TM, Hamilton DW, Nieponice A, Soletti L, Vorp DA, “A New Experimental System for the Extended Application of Cyclic Hydrostatic Pressure to Cell Culture,” J Biomech Eng 129(1):110-6, 2007. PMID: 17227105. PMCID: PMC1995430. NIHMSID: NIHMS16576.
  57. *Nieponice A, Maul TM, Cumer JM, Soletti L, Vorp DA, “Mechanical Stimulation Induces Morphological and Phenotypic Changes in Bone Marrow-Derived Progenitor Cells within a Three-Dimensional Fibrin Matrix,” J Biomed Mat Res 81(3):523-30, 2007. PMID: 17133453.
  58. *Prantil RL, Jankowski RJ, Kaiho Y, de Groat WC, Chancellor MB, Yoshimura N, Vorp DA, “Ex Vivo Biomechanical Properties of the Female Urethra in a Rat Model of Birth Trauma,” Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 292(4):F1229-37, 2007. PMID: 19895206.
  59. 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.
  60. *VanEpps JS and Vorp DA, “Mechanopathobiology of Atherogenesis: A Review,” J Surg Res 142:202-17, 2007. PMID: 17612564.
  61. 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.
  62. 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.
  63. *Nieponice A, Soletti L, Guan J, Deasy BM, Huard J, Wagner WR, Vorp DA, “Development of a Tissue Engineered Vascular Graft Combining a Biodegradable Scaffold, Muscle-Derived Stem Cells and a Rotational Vacuum Seeding Technique,” Biomaterials 29:825-33, 2008. PMCID: PMC2354918. NIHMSID: NIHMS38590.
  64. Volokh KY, Vorp DA, “A Model of Growth and Rupture of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm,” J Biomech 41:1015-21, 2008. PMID: 18255074.
  65. *El-Kurdi MS, Hong Y, Stankus JJ, Soletti L, Wagner WR, Vorp DA, “Transient Elastic Support for Vein Grafts Using a Constricting Microfibrillar Polymer Wrap,” Biomaterials 29(22):3213-20, 2008. PMCID: PMC2486447. NIHMSID: NIHMS54309.
  66. 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.
  67. *Vande Geest JP, Schmidt DE, Sacks MS, Vorp DA, “The Effects of Anisotropy on the Stress Analyses of Patient-Specific Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms,” Ann Biomed Eng 36:921-32, 2008. PMID: 18398680. PMCID: PMC2674610. NIHMSID: NIHMS99611.
  68. *VanEpps JS, Vorp DA, “A New Three-Dimensional Exponential Material Model of the Coronary Arterial Wall to Include Shear Stress Due to Torsion,” J Biomech Eng 130(5):051001-8, 2008. PMID: 19045508.
  69. 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.
  70. *El-Kurdi MS, Vipperman JS, Vorp DA, “Control of Circumferential Wall Stress and Luminal Shear Stress within Intact Vascular Segments Perfused Ex Vivo,” J Biomech Eng 130(5):051003-7, 2008. PMID: 19045510.
  71. *VanEpps JS, Londono R, Nieponice A, Vorp DA, “Design and Validation of a System to Simulate Coronary Flexure Dynamics on Arterial Segments Perfused Ex Vivo,” Biomech Model Mechanobiol 8(1):57, 2009. PMID: 18297319.
  72. 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.
  73. *El-Kurdi MS, Vipperman JS, Vorp DA, “Design and Subspace System Identification of an Ex Vivo Vascular Perfusion System,” J Biomech Eng 131(4):041012-8, 2009. PMID: 19275441.
  74. 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.
  75. *VanEpps JS, Chew DW, Vorp DA, “Effects of Cyclic Flexure on Endothelial Permeability and Apoptosis in Arterial Segments Perfused Ex Vivo,” J Biomech Eng 131(10):101005, 2009. PMID: 19831475.
  76. 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.
  77. 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.
  78. *Soletti L, Hong Y, Guan J, Stankus JJ, El-Kurdi MS, Wagner WR, Vorp DA, “A Bi-Layered Elastomeric Scaffold for Tissue Engineering of Small-Diameter Vascular Grafts,” Acta Biomaterialia 6(1):110-22, 2010. PMID: 19540370.
  79. 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.
  80. *Nieponice A, Soletti L, Guan J, Hong Y, Gharaibeh B, Maul TM, Huard J, Wagner WR, Vorp DA, “In Vivo Assessment of a Tissue-Engineered Vascular Graft Combining a Biodegradable Elastomeric Scaffold and Muscle-Derived Stem Cells in a Rat Model,” Tissue Eng Part A 16(4) 1215-23, 2010. PMID: 19895206.
  81. 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.
  82. *Prantil-Baun R, de Groat WC, Miyazato M, Chancellor MB, Yoshirmura N, Vorp DA, “Ex Vivo Biomechanical, Functional, and Immunohistochemical Alterations of Adrenergic Responses in the Female Urethra in a Rat Model of Birth Trauma,” Am J Physiol Renal Physiol Aug:299(2):F316-24,2010. PMID: 20444739
  83. Soares JS, Pasta S, Vorp DA, Moore JE Jr, “Modeling in Cardiovascular Biomechanics,” Inl J Eng Sci, 48(11); 1563-1575,2010
  84. *He W, Nieponice A, Soletti L, Hong Y, Gharaibeh B, Crisan M, Usas A, Peault B, Huard J, Wagner WR, Vorp DA, “Pericyte-Based Human Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts: Fabrication, Characterization and Preliminary In Vivo Assessment,” Biomaterials, Nov;31(32):8235-44,2010. PMID 20684982
  85. 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
  86. 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
  87. *Maul TM, Chew DW, Nieponice A, Vorp DA, “Mechanical stimuli differentially control stem cell behavior: morphology, proliferation, and differentiation” Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 10(6): 939-953, 2011. doi: 10.1007/s10237-010-0285-8. PMID: 21253809
  88. *Soletti L, Nieponice A, Hong Y, Ye SH, Stankus JJ, Wagner WR, Vorp DA, “In Vivo Performance of a Phospholipid-Coated Bioerodable Elastomeric Graft for Small-Diameter Vascular Applications”, J Biomed Mat Res: Part A, Feb;96(2):436-48, 2011 doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.32997. PMID: 21171163
  89. *He W, Nieponice A, Hong Y, Wagner W, Vorp DA, “Rapid Engineered Small Diameter Vascular Grafts from Smooth Muscle Cells”, Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology Volume 2, Number 3, 2011 Sept; 2(3)149-159, DOI: 10.1007/s13239-011-0044-8
  90. 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, 2011 Jul;17(7):731-6, PMID 21410308, PMCID: PMC3124112
  91. 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, 2011 Oct; 186(4):1517-1523, PMID 21855912
  92. *Haworth DJ, Kitta T, Morelli B, Chew DW, Yoshimura N, de Groat WC, Vorp DA, “Strain-dependent urethral response”, Neurourology and Urodynamics, 2011 Nov;30(8):1652-8, PMID 21826722
  93. *Pasta S, Phillippi JA, Gleason TG, Vorp DA, “The Effect of Aneurysm on the Mechanical Dissection Properties of the Human Ascending Aorta”, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2012 Feb;143(2):460-7, PMID 21868041
  94. *Krawiec JT, Vorp DA, “Adult Stem Cell-Based Tissue Engineered Blood Vessels: A Review”, Biomaterials, 2012 Apr; 33(12): 3388-400, PMID 22306022
  95. *Pasta S, Cho J-S, Dur O, Pekkan K, Vorp DA, “Computer modeling for the prediction of thoracic aortic stent graft collapse”, Journal of Vascular Surgery, 2013 May;57(5):1353-61, PMID 23313184
  96. *Pasta S, Rinaudo A, Luca A, Pilato M, Scardulla C, Gleason TG, Vorp DA, "Difference in hemodynamic and wall stress of ascending thoracic aortic aneurysms with bicuspid and tricuspid aortic valve", J Biomech, 2013 Jun; 46(10):1729-38, PMID 23664314, PMCID: PMC4016719
  97. *Tsamis A, Krawiec JT, Vorp DA, “Elastin and collagen fibre microstructure of the human aorta in ageing and disease: a review”, J R Soc Interface, 2013 Jun 6, 10(83):20121004, PMID 23536538, PMCID: PMC3645409
  98. *Pichamuthu J, Phillippi J, Cleary D, Chew D, Hempel J, Vorp DA, Gleason TG, “Differential Tensile Strength and Collagen Composition in Ascending Aortic Aneurysms by Aortic Valve Phenotype”, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2013 Dec:96(6):2147-54, PMID 24021768, PMCID: PMC4016718
  99. *Tsamis A, Phillippi J, Koch R, Pasta S, D’Amore A, Watkins SC, Wagner WR, Gleason TG, Vorp DA, “Fiber Micro-Architecture in the Longitudinal-Radial and Circumferential-Radial Planes of Ascending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Media", J Biomech, 2013 Nov 15; 46(16):2787-94 PMID 24075403, PMCID: PMC3898198
  100. 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
  101. 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”, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2014 Mar 3;147(3):1056-64, PMID 23764410, PMCID: PMC3800488
  102. *Koch R, Tsamis A, D’Amore A, Wagner WR, Watkins SC, Gleason TG, Vorp DA, “A Custom Image-Based Analysis Tool for Quantifying Elastin and Collagen Micro-Architecture in the Wall of the Human Aorta from Multi-Photon Microscopy”, J Biomech, 2014 Mar 21;47(5):935-43, PMID 24524988, PMCID: PMC4036225
  103. 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
  104. *Tsamis A, Pocivavsek L, Vorp DA, “Elasticity and geometry: a computational model of the Heineke-Mikulicz strictureplasty”, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 2014 Nv;13(6):1185-98, PMID: 24671519
  105. *Krawiec JT, Weinbaum JS, St. Croix CM, Phillippi JA, Watkins SC, Rubin JP, Vorp DA, “A Cautionary Tale for Autologous Vascular Tissue Engineering: Impact of Human Demographics on the Ability of Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells to Recruit and Differentiate Into Smooth Muscle Cells”, Tissue Eng: Part A, 2015 Feb;21(3-4):426-37, PMID: 25119584
  106. Shilo Y, Pichmuthu JE, Averch TD, Vorp DA, “First prize: evaluation of the tensile strength of the human ureter-Preliminary results”, J Endourol, 2014 Dec;28(12):1470-3, PMID: 25343358
  107. *Blose KJ, Ennis TL, Arif B, Weinbaum JS, Curci JA, Vorp DA, “Periadventitial adipose-derived stem cell treatment halts elastase-induced abdominal aortic aneurysm progression”, Regen Med, 2014. Nov;9(6):733-741, PMID:25431910, PMCID: PMC4283481
  108. *Tsamis A, Pal S, Phillippi JA, Gleason TG, Vorp DA, “Effect of aneurysm on biomechanical properties of “radially-oriented” collagen fibers in human ascending thoracic aortic media collagen fibers in human ascending thoracic aortic media”, J Biomech, 2014
    Dec 18;47(16):3820-4, PMID:25468299, PMCID: PMC4278426
  109. *Rao J, Brown B, Weinbaum JS, Ofstun E, Makaroun MS, Humphrey JD, Vorp DA, Distinct macrophage phenotype and collagen organization within the intraluminal thrombus of abdominal aortic aneurysm”, Journal of Vascular Surgery, 2015 Sept;62(3):585-593,  PMID: 26206580, PMCID: PMC4550501
  110. Rodriguez A, Csanyi G, Ranayhossaini D, Feck D, Blose KJ, Assatourian L, Vorp DA, Pagano P, “MEF2B - Nox1 Signaling is Critical for Stretch-Induced Phenotypic Modulation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells”, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 2015 Feb ;35(2):430-8, PMID: 25550204, PMCID:PMC4409426
  111. 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
  112. Pasta S, Phillippi JA, Tsamis A, D’Amore A, Raffa GM, Pilato M, Scardulla C, Watkins SC, Wagner WR, Gleason TG, Vorp DA, “Constitutive modeling of ascending thoracic aortic aneurysms using microstructure Parameters”, Med Eng Phys. 2016 Feb;38(2):121-30, PMID 26669606, PMCID: PMC4755864
  113. 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)
  114. *Blose KJ, Pichmuthu JE, Weinbaum JS, Vorp DA, “Design and Validation of a Vacuum Assisted Anchorage for the Uniaxial Tensile Testing of Soft Materials”. Soft Materials, 2016, 14(2): 72-77 (in press)
  115. Tsamis A, Phillippi JA, Koch R, Chan PG, Krawiec JT, D’Amore A, Watkins SC, Wagner WR, Vorp DA, Gleason TG, “Extracellular Matrix Fiber Microarchitecture is Region-Specific in Bicuspid Aortic Valve-Associated Ascending Aortopathy”, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2016 Feb 13 (Epub ahead of print), PMID: 26979916
  116. Phan L, Courchaine K, Azarbal A, Vorp DA, Grimm C, Rugonyi S, "A Geodesics-based Surface Parameterizationto Assess Aneurysm Progression", Journal of Biomedical Engineering (in press)
  117. *Krawiec JT+, Weinbaum JS+, Liao H, Ramaswamy A, Pezzone D, Josowitz A, D’Amore A, Rubin JP, Wagner WR, Vorp DA, “In Vivo Functional Evaluation of Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts Fabricated Using Human Adipose-Derived Stem Cells from High-Cardiovascular Risk Populations”, Tissue Engineering, Part A (in press), (+equal contributions)