Professor Ramon Varcoe

Publications

R.L. Varcoe
TEXTBOOK: “Companion Series to Specialist Surgical Practice: Vascular Edition”
CHAPTER: Intervention for Chronic Lower Limb Ischaemia (In Press)
R.L. Varcoe
“Combination Therapy for Complex Peripheral Artery Disease: The Evidence for Combining Mechanical Revascularisation with Anti-Restenotic Drug Delivery Systems” Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 (online ahead of print)
R.L. Varcoe, S.D. Thomas, V.C. Bourke, N.M.K. Rübesamen, A.F. Lennox
“Utility of adjunctive digital subtraction venography for the treatment of saphenous vein insufficiency” Journal of Endovascular Therapy 2017:24(2);290-96
R.L. Varcoe, S.D. Thomas, R. Rapoza, S. Kum
“Lessons Learned Regarding Handling and Deployment of the Absorb Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold in Infrapopliteal Arteries” Journal of Endovascular Therapy 2017 (online ahead of print)
R. L. Varcoe
“The frontline in the battle to eliminate major amputation from the landscape of treatment for CLI” Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017: 58(3);369-70
M. Bosiers, K. De Loose, P. Peeters, G. Torsello, T. Zeller, D. Scheinert, A. Schmidt, L. Maene, K. Keirse, R. L. Varcoe, M. Bosiers
“Outcome of a drug eluted stent in longer below the knee lesions in patients with critical limb ischemia”
Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, 2017; 58(1):49-54
S.D. Thomas, E.C. Ip, N. Katib, D. Pugh, A.F. Lennox, Z. Endre, E. Tan, C. Ellery, R.L. Varcoe
“A Comprehensive Renal Vascular Access Clinic May Result in Improved Patient Outcomes and Reduced Costs” ANZ Journal of Surgery, 2016; Oct 9 (online ahead of print)
R.L. Varcoe, O. Schouten, S.D. Thomas, A.F. Lennox
“Experience with the Absorb Everolimus-Eluting Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold in Arteries Below-the-Knee: 12-Month Clinical and Imaging Outcomes” JACC Cardiovasc Intervent, 2016;9(16):1721-1728
A. Schmidt, M. Piorkowski, H. Görner, S. Steiner, Y. Bausback, S. Scheinert, U. Banning-Eichenseher, H. Staab, D. Branzan, R.L. Varcoe, D. Scheinert
“Drug Coated Balloons for Complex Femoropopliteal Lesions. 2-Year Results of a Real-World Registry” Journal of the American College of Cardiology” JACC Cardiovasc Intervent, 2016; 9(7):715-724
M. Myint, O. Schouten, V. Bourke, S.D. Thomas, A.F. Lennox, R.L. Varcoe
“A Real World Experience with the Supera Interwoven Nitinol Stent in Femoropopliteal Arteries: Mid-Term Patency Results and Failure Analysis”
Journal of Endovascular Therapy, 2016, 23(3):433-441
R.L. Varcoe, B.M. Bourke, C.B. Beiles
TEXTBOOK: “Vascular Surgery: A Global Perspective”
CHAPTER: The Treatment of Carotid Disease in Australia
Oct 2016;pp 143-154
M. Yang, Y. Yu, W.R. Walsh, J-L. Yang, L. Baker, A.F. Lennox, P. J. Crowe, R.L. Varcoe
“A Microscopic and Biomarker Evaluation of Embolic Filter Debris Collected during Carotid Artery Stenting” Journal of Endovascular Therapy, 2016; 23(2):275-284
S.D. Thomas, A.F. Lennox, R.L. Varcoe
“Hybrid Surgery Techniques for the Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia” Endovascular Today, 2015, May: 48-54
N. Katib, S.D. Thomas, A.F. Lennox, J-L. Yang, R.L. Varcoe
“An Endovascular-First Approach for the Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia Results in Superior Limb Salvage Rates” Journal of Endovascular Therapy, 2015; 22: 473-481
R.L. Varcoe, A. Teo, M. Pelletier, Y. Yu, J.-L. Yang, P. Crowe, W.R. Walsh
“A Nitinol “U-Clip” versus Sutured Arteriovenous Anastomosis: Local Tissue Response and Intimal Hyperplasia Development in a Sheep Model” European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 2015; 49: 344-352
R.L. Varcoe, O. Schouten, S.D. Thomas, A.F. Lennox
“First Experience with the Absorb Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold Below-the-Knee: 6-Month Clinical and Imaging Outcomes” Journal of Endovascular Therapy, 2015; 22(2):226-232
R.L. Varcoe
“Current and Evolving Strategies for the Treatment of Atherosclerotic Disease of the Popliteal Artery” Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, 2015; 56(1):55-65
J.W. Morrison, M.H. Pelletier, A. Rives, W.R. Walsh, J-L. Yang, R.L. Varcoe
“Corrosion Resistance, Surface Evaluation and Geometrical Design Comparison of Five Self-Expanding Nitinol Stents Used in Clinical Practice” Journal of Endovascular Therapy, 2014;21:230-239
R.L. Varcoe
“Intimal Hyperplasia Development and Characterization in a Nitinol “U-Clip” versus Sutured Arteriovenous Anastomosis” International Angiology, Aug 2014; Volume 4, Suppl 1: P40
B.M.E. Mees and R.L. Varcoe
TEXTBOOK: “Atlas of Vascular and Endovascular Surgical Techniques”
CHAPTER 44: Arterial and Mechanical Thrombolysis
S.D. Thomas, R.A. McDonald, R.L. Varcoe
“Vasculitis Resulting From a Superficial Femoral Artery Angioplasty with a Paclitaxel Eluting Balloon” Journal of Vascular Surgery, 2014; 59(2): 520-3
R.L. Varcoe
“Drug Eluting Stents In The Treatment Of Below The Knee Occlusive Arterial Disease “ Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, 2013; 54(3): 313-325
D. Robinson, R.L. Varcoe, W. Chee, P. Subramaniam, G.L. Benveniste, R.A. Fitridge
“Long-term Follow up of Last Autogenous Option Arm Vein Bypass” ANZ Journal of Surgery, 2013; 83(10): 769–773
I. Nammuni, P. Batt, J. Erlich, R.L. Varcoe
“Adjunctive Ultrasound during Carotid Artery Stenting to Minimise Contrast Use” Journal of Clinical Ultrasound, 2013; 41(5):323-6
R.L.Varcoe and A.F.Lennox
“Fenestrated Aortic Arch Stent-Graft Malfunction with Endovascular Salvage” Journal of Endovascular Therapy, 2013; 20(2): 242-248
R. Flekser, R.L. Varcoe
“Peri-Aortic Ligature Technique to Treat an Inevitable Type 1A Endoleak in the Emergency Endovascular Repair of a Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm” Vascular Disease Management, 2012 Nov; 9(11): 201-205
R.L. Varcoe
“Drug Eluting Balloons: Are They the Magic Bullet?” Journal of Endovascular Therapy, 2012 Oct; 19:581-584
R.L. Varcoe
“Re-Entry Device Use in the Endovascular Treatment of Aorto-Iliac Occlusive Disease” Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, 2012 June;53(3):313-23
R.L. Varcoe, I. Nammuni, A.F. Lennox, J.-L. Yang, P. Crowe, W.R. Walsh
“The Use of Adjunctive Ultrasonography to Minimise Iodinated Contrast Administration during Carotid Artery Stenting: A Randomized Trial” Journal of Endovascular Therapy, 2012 Oct; 19:638-647
R.L.Varcoe and A.F.Lennox
“Chimney Graft Technique for the Treatment of a Ruptured Mycotic Aneurysm Involving the Visceral Segment of Abdominal Aorta” Chirurgia, 2012 Dec; 25(6):475-478
A. Schmidt, Y. Bausback, M. Piorkowski, M. Werner, S. Bräunlich, M. Ulrich, R.L. Varcoe, J. Friedenberger, J. Schuster, S. Botsios, D. Scheinert
“Retrograde Recanalization Technique for Use After Failed Antegrade Angioplasty in Chronic Femoral Artery Occlusions” Journal of Endovascular Therapy, 2012; 19: 23-29
R.L. Varcoe, A. Teo, M. Pelletier, Y. Yu, J.-L. Yang, P. Crowe, W.R. Walsh
“An Arteriovenous Fistula Model of Intimal Hyperplasia for Evaluation of a Nitinol U-Clip Anastomosis” European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 2012; 43(2): 224-231
A. Schmidt, M. Piorkowski, M. Werner, M. Ulrich, Y. Bausback, S. Bräunlich, H. Ick, J. Schuster, S. Botsios, H-J. Kruse, R.L. Varcoe, D. Scheinert
“First Experience with Drug Coated Balloons in Infrapopliteal Arteries: Restenosis-Rate and Clinical Outcome” Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 2011; 58(11): 1105-1109
A. Haghshenasskashani, R.L. Varcoe
“A New Negative Pressure Incisional Management System Used for a High Risk Vascular Incision at the Ankle” British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease, 2011 Feb; 11:21-24
Y. Bausback, S. Botsios, J. Flux, M. Werner, J. Schuster, J. Aithal, R. L. Varcoe, S. Bräunlich,M. Ulrich, D. Scheinert, A. Schmidt
“OutbackTM Catheter for Femoropopliteal Occlusions: Immediate and Long-Term Results” Journal of Endovascular Therapy, 2011 Feb;18(1):13-21
R.L. Varcoe, I. Nammuni, A.F. Lennox, W.R. Walsh
“Endovascular Reconstruction of the Completely Occluded Aorta and Iliac Arteries Using the Outback® LTD® Catheter and Self Expanding Stents” Journal of Endovascular Therapy, 2011 Feb;18(1):25-31
A. Schmidt, M. Ulrich, B. Winkler, C. Klaeffling, Y. Bausback, S. Bräunlich, S. Botsios, H. Kruse, R.L. Varcoe, S. Kum, D. Scheinert
“Clinical Outcome and Angiographical Patency after Balloon-Angioplasty for Extensive Infrapopliteal Arterial Disease” Cardiac Catheterization and Interventions, 2010 Dec 1; 76(7):1047-54
S.W.C. Kum, R.L. Varcoe
“A Tapered Contralateral EndurantTM Stent Graft Limb Deployed “Up-And-Over” to Treat a Symptomatic Internal Iliac Aneurysm” Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 2010 Aug; 44(6):475-8
D.Y. Gao, R.L. Varcoe, J.W. Niesche, A.F. Lennox, W. Haindl and J.E. Frawley
“The Association of Carotid Artery Atheromatous Plaque Morphology with Cerebral Perfusion” ANZ Journal of Surgery, 2009; 79(11):824-828
R.L. Varcoe, D. Jayamanne, A. Tiwari, J. Swinnen
“A Novel Hybrid Device for Avoiding Redo Surgery in Synchronous Iliac and Femoral Peri-anastomotic Pseudo-Aneurysms” Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 2009; 42(6):579-582
R.L. Varcoe, M. Laird, J.E. Frawley
“A Novel Alternative to Open Conversion for Type 1 Endoleak Resulting in Ruptured Aneurysm” Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 2008; 42(4):391-393
R.L. Varcoe, J. Mah, N. Young, S.S. So, M. Vicaretti, J. Swinnen
“Prevalence of Carotid Stent Fractures in a Single-Centre Experience” Journal of Endovascular Therapy, 2008; 15:485-489
R.L. Varcoe, W. Chee, P. Subramaniam, D. Roach, G.L. Benveniste, R.A. Fitridge
“Arm Vein Bypass Grafts as a Last Autogenous Option for Infrainguinal Bypass Surgery: They Are Worth the Effort” European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 2007; 33(6):737-741
R.L. Varcoe, C.F. Taylor, P. Annett, E.E. Jacobsen, G. McMullin
“The Conundrum of Claudication” ANZ Journal of Surgery, 2006; 76: 916-927
R.L. Varcoe, M. Mikhail, A.K. Guiffre, G. Pennings, M. Vicaretti, W.J.Hawthorn, J.P. Fletcher, H.J. Medbury
“The Role of the Fibrocyte in Intimal Hyperplasia” Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 2006; 4(5): 1125-1133
S. Keshava, R.L. Varcoe, R. Sebben, R. Fitridge
“Endovascular Management of Double Fusiform Aneurysms of the Extra-Cranial Internal Carotid Artery with Covered Stents” Vascular Disease Management, 2005; 2(5): 102-104 (Lead Article)
R.L. Varcoe, S.W. Wong, C.F. Taylor and G.L. Newstead
“Diverticulectomy is Inadequate Treatment for Short Meckel’s Diverticulum with Heterotopic Mucosa” ANZ journal of Surgery, 2004; 74(10):869-872
R.L. Varcoe, K.M. MacGowan, A.J. Cass
“Airway Fire During Tracheostomy” ANZ Journal of Surgery, 2004; 74(6): 507-508
R.L. Varcoe, J. Mah, N. Young, S. So, M. Vicaretti, J. Swinnen
“The Prevalence of Carotid Stent Fractures” ANZ Journal of Surgery, 2008; Volume 78, Supplement 1, A154
R.L. Varcoe, H. Medbury, M. Vicaretti, A. Guiffre, J.P. Fletcher
“The Fibrocyte in Intimal Hyperplasia” Atherosclerosis, 2006; Volume 7, Issue 3, Mo-P3:229
R.L. Varcoe, H. Medbury, M. Vicaretti, A. Guiffre, J.P. Fletcher
“The Circulating Progenitor Origin of the Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell in Intimal Hyperplasia” Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 2005; Volume 3, Supplement 1: P0594
R.L. Varcoe, H. Medbury, M. Vicaretti, A. Guiffre, J.P. Fletcher
“The Circulating Progenitor in Intimal Hyperplasia: Could it be the Fibrocyte?” ANZ Journal of Surgery, 2005; 75(Suppl), A118
R.L. Varcoe, S.W. Wong, C.F. Taylor, G.L. Newstead
“A Safe Approach to Diverticulectomy in the Meckel’s Diverticulum” ANZ Journal of Surgery, 2004; 74 (Suppl)