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CURRICULUM VITAE

Gary R. Seabrook MD
Chief, Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Froedtert West Clinics
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

CITIZENSHIP:  United States of America

EDUCATION:
1973 - Present A.A., Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, MI
1975 - Present A.B., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1982 - Present M.D., Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
1982 - 1987 Resident, Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
1986 Visiting Registrar, Nuffield Department of Surgery, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom,
1987 - 1989 Fellow, Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
7/1989 - 6/1994 Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
7/1994 - 6/1999 Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
7/1999 - Present Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
4/2007 - Present Professor, Department of Radiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
4/2007 - Present Division Chief, Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
7/1991 - 6/1998 Associate Program Director, Surgical Residency Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
3/2007 - 7/2011 Program Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
7/1992 - 9/2010 Medical Director, Vascular Diagnostic Laboratory, Zablocki V.A. Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
3/2000 - Present Medical Director, Wound Healing Clinic, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
4/2007 - Present Medical Director, Vascular Diagnostic Laboratory, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
7/2007 - Present Senior Medical Director - Surgical Services, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
3/1989 - Present Staff Physician, Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 5000 National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI
7/1989 - 4/2005 Staff Physician, Sinai-Samaritan Medical Center, 945 North 12th Street, Milwaukee, WI
7/1989 - 12/1995 Staff Physician, John L. Doyne Hospital (Hospital Closed in December 1995), Milwaukee, WI
8/1989 - Present Staff Physician, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI
10/1989 Staff Physician, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Surgery-General
5/1989
7/2009
American Board of Surgery-Vascular
5/1991
7/2021
 
Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Michigan License
4301046272
7/1983
1/31/2013
Wisconsin License
25424-020
7/1983
10/31/2013
 
AWARDS AND HONORS:
1984 Alpha Omega Alpha
1992 Surgery Department Teacher of the Year
1996 Surgery Department Teacher of the Year
1996 Best Doctors in America, Midwest Region
1998 Best Doctors in America
2000 Milwaukee Magazine "Top Doctors"
2001 Best Doctors in America
2004 - 2011 Best Doctors in America
2004 Milwaukee Magazine "Top Doctors"
2008 Milwaukee Magazine "Top Doctors"

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
1982 - Present American Medical Association
1989 - Present Association for Academic Surgery
1990 - Present Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society
1991 - Present Milwaukee Academy of Surgery
1992 - Present American College of Surgeons
1992 - Present Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society
1993 - Present Wisconsin Surgical Society
1993 - Present Association of VA Surgeons
1993 - 1998 American Association of Vascular Surgery, Formerly named International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, Merged with Society for Vascular Surgery
1993 - Present Milwaukee Surgical Society
1997 - Present American Venous Forum
1998 - Present Central Surgical Association
1998 - Present Society of University Surgeons
1998 - Present Society for Vascular Surgery

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Editorial Board
2002 - Present Annals of Vascular Surgery
2004 - Present Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Journal Review
1993 - Present Journal of Vascular Surgery
1995 - Present Cardiovascular Surgery
1998 - Present The American Journal of Physiology
1999 - Present Quality of Life Research
2001 - Present Annals of Surgery
2002 - Present Doody's Book Reviews

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
1993 - 1995 Issues Committee Member, Association for Academic Surgery
1996 - 1998 Member, Board of Directors, Milwaukee Surgical Society
1997 - 1999 Councilor, Milwaukee Academy of Surgery
1999 - 2000 President, Milwaukee Academy of Surgery
2000 - 2004 Secretary, Wisconsin Chapter, American College of Surgeons (ACS)
2000 - Present Member, Committee on Applicants, WI District #1, ACS
2000 - 2001 Chairman, Government Relations Committee, Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society (MVSS)
2001 Councilor, MVSS
2001 - 2002 Chairman, Membership Committee, MVSS
2002 - 2003 Recorder, MVSS
2002 - 2005 Member, Membership Committee, Central Surgical Association
2005 - 2011 Wisconsin Governor, Board of Governors, ACS
2005 - 2011 Member, Executive Council, Wisconsin Surgical Society
2007 - 2008 President-Elect, MVSS
2008 - 2009 President, MVSS
2010 - 2011 President, Milwaukee Surgical Society

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
1996 - 2006 Member, Governmental Relations Committee, Society for Vascular Surgery
1998 - Present Member, Wisconsin Medicare Part B Carrier Advisory Committee
1998 - 1999 Alternate Advisor, AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value System Update Committee (RUC)
1999 - Present Advisor (AAVS-SVS) AMA/ Specialty Society Relative Value System Update Committee (RUC)
1999 - 2001 Alternate Member, AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value System Update Committee (RUC) - Rotating Seat
2003 - 2005 Alternate Member, AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value System Update Committee (RUC) - Rotating Seat
2006 - Present Member, Health Policy Committee, Society for Vascular Surgery
2008 - 2011 Member, Socioeconomic Issues Committee, ACS
2011 - Present Member, Nominating Committee At-Large, Society for Vascular Surgery

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
"Open Versus Endovascular Repair (OVER) Trial for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm"
Source:
VA Cooperative Studies Program #498
Role:
Principal Investigator
 
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
"The Iron (Fe) and Atherosclerosis Study" (FeAST)
Source:
VA Cooperative Studies Program #410
Role:
Principal Investigator
 
Title:
"The Aneurysm Detection and Management (ADAM) Study
Source:
VA Cooperative Studies Program #379
Role:
Sub-Investigator
 
Title:
"Carotid Plaque Regression with High Dose Atorvastin vs. Conventional Dose Atorvastin Using High Field MRI"
Source:
MCW Study PRO00002285
Role:
Sub-Investigator
 
Title:
"The Epidemiology of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Diabetic Foot Population"
Source:
NIH
Role:
Sub-Investigator
 
Title:
"The Role of Angiogenesis in Diabetic Patients"
Source:
NIH
Role:
Principal Investigator
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
"Fibrinolytic Therapy as an Adjunct to Catheter Thromboembolectomy"
Source:
VA Career Development Award
Dates:
1/1989 - 12/1991
Direct Funds:
$107,068
 
Title:
"A Randomized, Prospective, Single-Blinded, Comparative Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Ampicillin/Sulbactam versus Gentamicin, Clindamycin, and Cephalexin for the Treatment of Serious Open Foot Infections"
Source:
Pfizer Pharmaceuticals
Dates:
8/1989 - 8/1992
Direct Funds:
$301,000
 
Title:
"Intra-arterial Urokinase Therapy Utilizing a Recombinant Urokinase in the Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Thromboembolic Occlusions"
Source:
Abbott Laboratories
Dates:
7/1992
Direct Funds:
$55,270
 
Title:
"An Evaluation of Pentoxifylline on Chronic Leg Ulcers Treated with Standard Conservative Therapy"
Source:
Hoechst-Roussel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Dates:
5/1993
Direct Funds:
$38,600
 
Title:
"A Multicenter Randomized Study to Compare the Safety and Efficacy of Levofloxacin with that of Imipenem-Cilastin Sodium followed by Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride in the Treatment of Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections in Hospitalized Patients"
Source:
R. W. Johnson Pharmaceutical Research Institute
Dates:
12/1993
Direct Funds:
$174,500
 
Title:
"Use of a Perfluorochemical-stabilized Contrast Agent for Duplex Ultrasound Image Enhancement of Peripheral Blood Vessels"
Source:
Alliance Pharmaceutical Corporation
Dates:
11/1994 - 1/1995
Direct Funds:
$11,760
 
Title:
"A Venous Registry to Study Catheter Directed Thrombolysis for Lower Extremity DVT"
Source:
Abbott Laboratories
Role:
Co-Principal Investigator and Coordinator for Multicenter Data Collection
Dates:
2/1995
Direct Funds:
$200,000
 
Title:
"Evaluation of Particulate Aerosols (Linting) in the Operating Room"
Source:
Kimberly Clark Research Fund
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
1/1996
Direct Funds:
$64,675
 
Title:
"A Technique to Culture Microbial Aerosols in the Operating Room"
Source:
Kimberly Clark Research Fund
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
3/1997
Direct Funds:
$32,000
 
Title:
"A Double-Blind, Randomized Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy Of Belcaplermin Gel versus Vehicle in the Treatment Of Venous Ulcers (RWJ-60235) Protocol PDGF-VSLU-003"
Source:
RW Johnson Pharmaceutical Research Institute
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
3/1998
Direct Funds:
$49,200
 
Title:
"Efficacy of Surgical Masks to Control Microbial Aerosols - Clinical Testing Model"
Source:
Kimberly Clark Research Fund
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
1998
Direct Funds:
$52,000
 
Title:
"Prospective, randomized, multicenter evaluation of Distaflo® ePTFE bypass graft in lower extremity applications #9804"
Source:
Impra / C.R. Bard
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
4/1999
Direct Funds:
$10,000
 
Title:
A randomized, double blind, parallel group, placebo-controlled, multicenter study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of repifermin (KGF-2) for the treatment of venous ulcers.
Source:
Human Genome Sciences, Inc
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
1/2001
Direct Funds:
$10,000
 
Title:
Open-label study of the penetration of BMS-284756 into infection site tissues and fluid in patients undergoing surgery.
Source:
Bristol Meyers Squibb
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
1/2001
Direct Funds:
$15,000
 
Title:
"A prospective, randomized, double blind, multicenter trial assessing the safety and efficacy of BAY 12-8039 (mixifloxacin) vs. piperacillin/tazabactam and amoxicillin clavulanic acid for the treatment of complicated skin and skin structure infections"
Source:
Bayer Corporation
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
1/2001
Direct Funds:
$63,500
 
INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
1. Gary R. Seabrook, Surgical Outcome and Complications of Carotid Artery Disease, Visiting Professors' Day, Howard Young Medical Center, Woodruff, WI, 1/20/1989 - 1/21/1989
2. Gary R. Seabrook, Carotid Duplex Scanning - Assessment of Surgical Technique Surgical Seminars of the Nuffield Department of Surgery, Oxford University Headington, United Kingdom, 5/25/1989
3. Gary R. Seabrook, Grand Rounds: "Management of Diabetic Foot Infections", Visiting Professor, West Penn Hospital Department of Surgery Pittsburgh, 4/26/1994 - 4/27/1994
4. Gary R. Seabrook, Grand Rounds: "Intra-arterial Fibrinolytic Therapy", Visiting Professor, St. John Hospital Department of Surgery, Detroit, MI, 5/20/1994 - 5/21/1994
5. Gary R. Seabrook, Case Studies - Patients with Carotid Artery Stenosis, MCW Family and Community Medicine Department Winter Refresher Course, Milwaukee, WI, 2/1/1996
6. Gary R. Seabrook, Understanding the Risk of Stroke, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital Community Forum, Wauwatosa, 2/20/1996
7. Gary R. Seabrook, Treatment of Diabetic Foot Infections, Grand Rounds at Christ Hospital, Oak Lawn, IL, 3/3/1996
8. Gary R. Seabrook, Techniques of Carotid Endarterectomy, Milwaukee Area Association of Medical Transcriptionists, Milwaukee, WI, 5/18/1996
9. Gary R. Seabrook, Selection of Patients for Carotid Endarterectomy, Grand Rounds at St. Agnes Hospital, Fond du Lac, WI, 4/3/1997
10. Gary R. Seabrook, Lower Extremity Arterial Reconstruction: Current Clinical Research Evening Surgical Conference, Bellin Hospital, Green Bay, WI, 10/15/1998
11. Gary R. Seabrook, Is the Air in Your Operating Room Sterile? Probably Not!, Presidential Address - Milwaukee Academy of Surgery, Milwaukee, WI, 1/24/2000
12. Gary R. Seabrook, Vascular Trauma in the Pediatric Population, Pediatric Trauma Rounds Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 10/3/2000
13. Gary R. Seabrook, Understanding How Physician Work in the U.S.A. is Valued, Milwaukee Surgical Society, Milwaukee, WI, 11/5/2001
14. Gary R. Seabrook, Aneurysm Repair with Endovascular Stenting, Milwaukee Academy of Surgery, Milwaukee, WI, 10/27/2003
15. Gary R. Seabrook, Vascular Trauma, Pediatric Trauma Rounds - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 5/4/2004
16. Gary R. Seabrook , Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, FMLH Community Health Forum, Milwaukee, WI, 5/6/2004
17. Gary R. Seabrook, Arterial & Venous Disease: The Vascular System in the Lower Extremity, Department of Physical Therapy - Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, 3/3/2005
18. Gary R. Seabrook, Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease - 2005, MCW Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 12/21/2005
19. Gary R. Seabrook, Vascular Therapy for the Superficial Femoral Artery, Milwaukee Academy of Surgery, Milwaukee, WI, 1/22/2006
20. Gary R. Seabrook, To NG or Not to NG: That is the Question, MCW Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 2/22/2006
21. Gary R. Seabrook, Understanding How to Value Physician Work, Medical College of Wisconsin Billing and Collection Service, Milwaukee, WI, 6/7/2006
22. Gary R. Seabrook, Treatment for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital Community Health Forum, Milwaukee, WI, 11/13/2006
23. Gary R. Seabrook. Endovascular Therapy for the Thoracic Aorta, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital Cardiovascular Center, Milwaukee, WI, 11/29/2006
24. Gary R. Seabrook, Grand Rounds: Vascular Therapy for the Superficial Femoral Artery, Visiting Professor, University of Texas - San Antonio, TX, 2/5/2007
 
Regional
1. Gary R. Seabrook, Diagnosis of Carotid Artery Disease, Winnebago County Medical Society, Oshkosh, WI, 4/3/1997
2. Gary R. Seabrook, Management of the Ischemic and Diabetic Foot, Hispanic Medical Society, Milwaukee, WI, 10/7/1998
3. Gary R. Seabrook, Surveillance of Lower Extremity Arterial Reconstructions, Michigan Society of Vascular Technologists, Detroit, MI, 10/24/1998
4. Gary R. Seabrook, Reimbursement Issues for Endovascular Surgical Procedures, Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, Phoenix, AZ, 11/6/2000 - 11/9/2000
5. Gary R. Seabrook, What's New in Vascular Surgery?: Update on Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Wisconsin Surgical Society - Wisconsin Chapter, American College of Surgeons, Madison, WI, 10/20/2001
6. Gary R. Seabrook, Development of New Techniques for the Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, 20th Annual James R. Schmidt MD Memorial Lecture, Visiting Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Anesthesiology, Milwaukee, WI, 5/2/2002
7. Gary R. Seabrook, Getting Paid for Carotid Interventions, Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society Endovascular Workshop, Madison, WI, 9/12/2002
8. Gary R. Seabrook, Coding for Endovascular Procedures, Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society - New Technology Course, Chicago, IL, 9/18/2003
9. Gary R. Seabrook, Coding and Credentialing for Carotid Stenting, Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society - Advance Carotid Endovascular Techniques, Chicago, IL, 12/15/2003
10. Gary R. Seabrook, Thoracic Endovascular Aneurysm Repair, Southeastern Wisconsin Society of Interventional Radiology Technologists, Milwaukee, WI, 4/8/2006
11. Gary R. Seabrook, Endovascular Surgery Update: The State of the Art 2006, Visiting Professor, Michigan Chapter - American College of Surgeons, Traverse City, MI, 5/18/2006 - 5/19/2006
12. Gary R. Seabrook, Relative Value Units: Who Makes Up These Numbers?, Visiting Professor, Michigan Chapter - American College of Surgeons, Traverse City, MI, 5/18/2006 - 5/19/2006
13. Gary R. Seabrook, Federal Government Impact on the Future of Vascular Surgery Midwestern Vascular Surgery Society, Cleveland, OH, 9/8/2006
 
National
1. Gary R. Seabrook, Clinical Aspects of Hypercoagulable States, NIH Research Initiatives in Vascular Diseases, Bethesda, MD, 2/15/1990 - 2/16/1990
2. Gary R. Seabrook, Complications of Surgery for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Complications in Vascular Surgery, Tucson, AZ, 2/28/1991 - 3/1/1991
3. Gary R. Seabrook, How to Read an Arteriogram, Society of Vascular Nursing, Las Vegas, NV, 6/10/1999 - 6/12/1999
4. Gary R. Seabrook, Component Coding for Endovascular Aneurysm Repair, Clinical Vascular Surgery Society, Boca Raton, FL, 4/5/2001 - 4/7/2001
5. Gary R. Seabrook, Committee on Issues: Physician Reimbursement - The R.B.R.V.S. Association of Academic Surgeons - 35th Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, 11/15/2001 - 11/17/2001
6. Gary R. Seabrook, Complex Vascular CPT Coding, American Association of Vascular Surgery, Boston, MA, 6/10/2002
7. Gary R. Seabrook, CPT Coding for Vascular Surgeons, American Medical Association, Chicago, IL, 11/13/2003 - 11/14/2003
8. Gary R. Seabrook, Vascular RVU's: Where Do These Numbers Come From?, Society for Vascular Surgery, Anaheim, CA, 6/4/2004
9. Gary R. Seabrook, New Vascular CPT Codes for 2006, Society for Vascular Surgery - Annual Scientific Meeting, Chicago, IL, 6/18/2005
10. Gary R. Seabrook, CPT 2006 Coding Symposium - Endovascular Surgery, American Medical Association, Chicago, IL, 11/17/2005
11. Gary R. Seabrook, Complex Aortic Pathologies: TEVAR CPT Coding, Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 6/2/2006
12. Gary R. Seabrook, CPT and RBRVS 2007 Annual Symposium, American Medical Association, Chicago, IL, 11/17/2006
 
PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
1. Hasanadka R, Brown KR, Rilling WS, Rossi PJ, Hieb RA, Hohenwalter EJ, Seabrook GR, Lewis BD, Towne JB, The extent of lower extremity occlusive disease predicts short and long term patency following endovascular infrainguinal arterial intervention, Rochester Vascular. University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 5/4/2007
 
Regional
1. Seabrook GR, Adams MB, Quebbeman EJ, Condon RE, Jejunostomy: A rarely indicated procedure, Fall Meeting of the Wisconsin Surgical Society, Kohler, WI, 9/14/1984
2. Seabrook GR, Bandyk DF, Towne JB, An improved method of microorganism recovery from prosthetic vascular grafts, Fall Meeting of the Wisconsin Surgical Society, Appleton, WI, 9/13/1985
3. Seabrook GR, Cato RF, Bandyk DF, Moldenhauer PK, Schmitt DD, Towne JB, Intraoperative duplex scanning following carotid artery reconstruction, Fall Meeting of the Wisconsin Surgical Society, Lake Geneva, WI, 9/17/1988
4. Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Bandyk DF, Schmitt DD, Utilization of the Internal Jugular Vein for Carotid Patch Angioplasty, Wisconsin Surgical Society Fall Meeting, Kohler, WI, 9/14/1989 - 9/15/1989
5. Seabrook GR, Schmitt DD, Bandyk DF, Edmiston CE, Krepel CJ, Towne JB, Anastomotic Femoral Pseudoaneurysm: A Prospective Investigation of Occult Infection as an Etiologic Factor, 13th Annual Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society Meeting, Chicago, IL, 9/29/1989 - 9/30/1989
6. Seabrook GR, Edmiston CE, Schmitt DD, Krepel C, Bandyk DF, Towne JB, Comparison of Serum and Tissue Antibiotic Levels of Diabetic Foot Infections, 48th Annual Meeting of the Central Surgical Association, Indianapolis, IN, 3/7/1991 - 3/9/1991
7. Kinney EV, Seabrook GR, Kinney L, Bandyk DF, Towne JB, "The Importance of Intraoperative Detection of Residual Flow Abnormalities Following Carotid Artery Reconstruction", 16th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, Cleveland, OH, 9/12/1992
8. Jacobs DL, Seabrook GR, Freischlag JA, Towne JB, "The Current Role of Profundaplastyin Complex Arterial Reconstruction", 17th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, Chicago, IL, 9/11/1993
9. Farooq MM, Freischlag JA, Seabrook GR, Moon M, Aprahamian CA, Towne JB: "The Effect of the Duration of Symptoms, Transport Time and Length of Emergency Room Stay on Morbidity and Mortality in Patients with Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms", 9th Annual Meeting of The Western Vascular Society, Santa Barbara, CA, 1/10/1994
10. Seabrook GR, Freischlag JA, Towne JB, "Ampicillin/Sulbactam versus Gentamicin Clindamycin in Serious Open Foot Infection: A Randomized Controlled Study", Scientific Program of the Wisconsin Surgical Society, Milwaukee, WI, 4/15/1994
11. Seabrook GR, Freischlag JA, Towne JB, "Measuring Long-term Functional Outcome and Quality of Life as a Determinant of Success for Vascular Surgery", 18th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, Cincinnati, OH, 9/23/1994
12. Carballo RE, Towne JB, Seabrook GR, Freischlag JA, Cambria RA, "An Outcome Analysis of Carotid Endarterectomy - The Incidence and Natural History of Recurrent Stenosis", 19th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, Chicago, IL, 9/22/1995 - 9/23/1995
13. Coe DA, Towne JB, Seabrook GR, Freischlag JA, Cambria RA, Kortbein EJ, Morphology of the reconstructed carotid artery: Changes occurring more than five years after endarterectomy, 20th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, St. Louis, MO, 9/27/1996 - 9/28/1996
14. Mudaliar JH, Freischlag JA, Johnson D, Coe DA, Kelly H, Hanson L, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Smoke and cholesterol combined alter aortic relaxation, 20th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, St. Louis, MO, 9/27/1996 - 9/28/1996
15. Mays BW, Towne JB, Fitzpatrick CM Smart SC, Cambria Seabrook GR, Freischlag JA, Women have increased perioperative myocardial infarction and long-term mortality following lower extremity arterial bypass, 22nd Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, Dearborn, MI, 9/25/1998 - 9/26/1998
16. Mays BW, Freischlag JA, Eginton MT, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Towne, JB, Ascorbic acid prevents cigarette smoke injury to endothelium-dependent arterial relaxation, Fall Meeting of the Wisconsin Surgical Society, Cable, WI, 10/2/1998 - 10/3/1998
17. Hower CD, Cambria RA, Dassow MS, Eginton MT, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Symptomatic carotid plaques have decreased expression of matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) and increased expression of metalloproteinase-2 (TIMP-2), Fall Meeting of the Wisconsin Surgical, Cable, WI, 10/2/1998 - 10/3/1998
18. Para JR, Cambria RA, Hower CD, Dassow MS, Freischlag JA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-1 is increased in the saphenofemoral junction of patients with varices in the leg, Fall Meeting of the Wisconsin Surgical Society, Cable, WI, 10/2/1998 - 10/3/1998
19. Brown RW, Cambria RA, Dassow MS, Leville CD, Jean-Claude JM, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Hypercholesterolemia Increases Proteolytic Activity in the Rabbit Aorta, 23rd Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Vascular Surgery Society, Chicago, IL, 9/24/1999 - 9/25/1999
20. Patterson MA, Jean-Claude JM, Crain MR, Seabrook GR, Cambria RA, Rilling WS, Towne JB, Lessons learned in adopting endovascular techniques for treating abdominal aortic aneurysms, Western Surgical Society, Dana Point, CA, 11/12/2000 - 11/15/2000
21. Lorelli DR, Jean-Claude JM, Fox CJ, Clyne J, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Response of plasma matrix metalloproteinase-9 to conventional abdominal aortic aneurysm repair or endovascular exclusion: Implications for endoleak, Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, Chicago, IL, 9/21/2001 - 9/22/2001
22. Edmiston CE, Seabrook GR, Cambria RA, Brown KR, Lewis BD, Sommers JR, Towne JB, Molecular epidemiology of microbial contamination in the operating room environment: Is there a risk for infections?, 62nd Annual Meeting of the Central Surgical Association, Tucson, AZ, 2005
23. Hasanadka R, Towne JB, Seabrook GR, Brown KR, Lewis BD, Foley WD, Computed Tomography (CT) Angiography to Evaluate Thoracic Outlet Neurovascular Compression", Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, Cleveland, OH, 9/7/2006 - 9/9/2006
24. Edmiston CE, Seabrook GR, Lewis BD, Brown KR, Towne JB, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): Does the evolving etiology of postoperative surgical site infections (SSI) warrant a change in clinical practice?, Wisconsin Surgical Society, Kohler, WI, 10/20/2006 - 10/21/2006
 
National
1. Seabrook GR, Karp D, Schmitt DD, Bandyk DF, Towne JB, Chronic oral outpatient anticoagulation: Management by a nurse clinician, 1st Annual American Venous Forum, New Orleans, LA, 2/22/1989 - 2/24/1989
2. Schmitt DD, Seabrook GR, Cato RF, Edwards JW, Karp DL, Block J, Bandyk DF, Towne JB, Early patency of in situ saphenous vein bypasses as determined by intraoperative graft velocity waveform analysis, 14th Annual Meeting of the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, New York, NY, 6/17/1989
3. Reifsnyder T, Bandyk DF, Lanza D, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Use of stress thallium imaging to stratify cardiac risk in patients undergoing vascular surgery, 15th Annual Surgical Symposium of the Association of V. A. Surgeons, Milwaukee, WI CLINICAL ESSAY AWARD, 5/9/1991 - 5/11/1991
4. Bergamini TM, Towne JB, Bandyk, DF, Seabrook, GR, Richardson JD, "Durability of the In Situ Bypass Following Modification of Abnormal Vein Segment", 16th Annual Surgical Symposium of the Association of V. A. Surgeons, Albuquerque, NM, 5/2/1992
5. Plecha EJ, Seabrook GR, Bandyk DF, Towne JB, "Determinants of Successful Peroneal Artery Bypass", 46th Annual Meeting of the Society for Vascular Surgery, Chicago, IL, 6/8/1992
6. Reifsnyder T, Towne JB, Seabrook GR, Blair JF, Bandyk DF, "Biology of Long-Term Autogenous Vein Grafts - A Dynamic Evolution", 46th Annual Meeting of the Society for Vascular Surgery, Chicago, IL, 6/8/1992
7. Towne JB, Seabrook GR, Bandyk DF, Freischlag JA, Edmiston CE, "In Situ Replacement of Arterial Prosthesis Infected by Bacterial Biofilms: Long-term Follow-up", 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for Vascular Surgery, Washington, D.C., 6/8/1993
8. Erickson CA, Towne JB, Lanza, DJ, Seabrook GR, Cambria RA, Freischlag JA, "Healing of Venous Ulcers is Primarily Influenced by Patient Compliance not Venous Pathophysiology", 7th Annual Meeting of the American Venous Forum, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2/23/1995 - 2/25/1995
9. Cheng PC, Traul DK, Farooq MM, Lesniak RJ, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Freischlag JA, "Loss of Superficial Femoral Artery Relaxation after Complete Limb Ischemia Followed by Two Hours of Reperfusion", 19th Annual Surgical Symposium of the Association of VA Surgeons, Pittsburgh, PA, 5/1/1995 - 5/3/1995
10. Erickson CA, Carballo RE, Towne JB, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Freischlag JA, "The Use of Persantine-Thallium Stress Testing to Reduce Cardiac Morbidity and Mortality in Elective Aortic Reconstruction", 19th Annual Surgical Symposium of the Association of VA Surgeons, Pittsburgh, PA, 5/1/1995 - 5/3/1995
11. Traul DK, Freischlag JA, Chiang PC, Erickson CA, Hansen L, Carballo RE, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Cigarette smoke exposure injures arterial endothelium, Surgical Forum of the American College of Surgeons, New Orleans, LA, 10/1995
12. Coe DA, Freischlag JA, Johnson D, Mudilar J, Traul DK, Kosciesza S, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Pentoxifylline prevents endothelial damage due to ischemia and reperfusion injury, 20th Annual Surgical Symposium of the Association of VA Surgeons, Detroit, MI, BASIC SCIENCE ESSAY AWARD , 4/1996
13. Mudaliar JH, Cambria RA, Coe DA, Freischlag JA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Endothelial nitric oxide synthase is diminished in vein grafts, 21st Annual Surgical Symposium of the Association of VA Surgeons, Louisville, KY, 5/5/1997 - 5/7/1997
14. Johnson D, Freischlag JA, Coe DA, Mudaliar JH, Traul DK, Kelly H, Hanson L, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Cholesterol, but not cigarette smoke decreases carotid artery relaxation, 21st Annual Surgical Symposium of the Association of VA Surgeons, Louisville, KY, 5/5/1997 - 5/7/1997
15. Edmiston C, Goheen M, Muller E, Seabrook GR, Detection of nosocomial pathogens and nonviable aerosols in surgery, 35th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Disease Society of America, San Francisco, CA, 1997
16. Para JR, Cambria RA, Freischlag JA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Smoking increases proteolytic activity in the human aorta, 8th Winter Meeting of the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, Breckenridge, CO, 1/1998
17. Para JR, Cambria RA, Hower CD, Dassow MS, Freischlag JA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-1 is increased in the saphenofemoral junction of patients with varices in the leg, NIH Research Initiatives in Vascular Disease Conference, Bethesda, MD, 2/19/1998 - 2/20/1998
18. Mays BW, Ripple T, Eginton MT, Seabrook GR, Cambria RA, Towne JB, Freischlag JA, Smoking cessation reverses arterial endothelium-dependent relaxation injury, 26th Annual Symposium on Vascular Surgery of the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, Coronado, CA, 3/25/1998 - 3/29/1998
19. Mays BW, Freischlag JA, Eginton MT, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Ascorbic acid prevents cigarette smoke injury to endothelium-dependent arterial relaxation, 32nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Academic Surgery, Seattle, WA, 11/19/1998 - 11/22/1998
20. Farooq MM, Freischlag JA, Serra A, Newman PJ, Piotrowski K, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Platelet Endothelial Cell Adhesion Molecule-1 (PECAM-1/IgG) Attenuates Peroxynitrate-Mediated Skeletal Muscle Reperfusion Injury, 32nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Academic Surgery, Seattle, WA, 11/19/1998 - 11/22/1998
21. Mewissen MW, Seabrook GR, Meissner MH, Haughton SH, Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis for Symptomatic Deep Vein Thrombosis, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology, Miami Beach, FL, 12/7/1998
22. Hower CD, Dassow MS, Kajdacsy-Balla A, Seabrook GR, Jean-Claude JM, Towne JB, Metalloproteinase levels are decreased in symptomatic carotid plaques, 23rd Annual Symposium of the Association of Veterans Administration Surgeons, St. Louis, MO, 5/2/1999 - 5/4/1999
23. Brown KR, Cambria RA, Dassow MS, Leville CD, Seabrook GR, Jean Claude JM, Towne JB, Smoke exposure increases matrix metalloproteinase-2 activity in the rabbit aorta, Surgical Forum 85th Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, 10/10/1999 - 10/15/1999
24. Leville CD, Dassow MS, Seabrook GR, Jean-Claude JM, Towne JB, Cambria RA, All trans retinoic acid decreases vein graft intimal hyperplasia and matrix metalloproteinase activity in vivo, 33rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Academic Surgery, Philadelphia, PA, 11/18/1999 - 11/20/1999
25. Southern EP, Edmiston CE, Newman L, Zuelke D, Sinski S, Seabrook GR, Goheen M, A microbiological and lint study of the orthopaedic surgery operating room, 34th Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society, San Diego, CA, 1999
26. Brown KR, Jean-Claude JM, Rilling WS, Donnell RF, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Cambria RA, Arterioureteral fistula: report of two cases and a review of the literature, 10th Annual Winter Meeting of the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, Snowmass, CO, 1/14/2000 - 1/16/2000
27. Patterson MA, Leville CD, Hower CD, Jean-Claude JM, Seabrook GR. Towne JB, Cambria RA, Shear regulates matrix metalloproteinase activity in human saphenous vein organ culture, 24th Annual Meeting of the Association of VA Surgeons, Seattle, WA, 4/9/2000 - 4/11/2000
28. Brown KR, Jean-Claude JM, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Cambria RA, Arterial injury associated with complex upper extremity trauma: A harbinger of residual functional disability, 25th Annual meeting of the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, Toronto, Ontario. Best Clinical Paper Award, 6/10/2000
29. Edmiston CE, Seabrook GR, Goheen MP, Krepel CJ, Johnson CP, Lewis BD, Brown KR, Towne JB, Impact of selected antimicrobial agents on staphylococcal adherence to biomedical devices, 46th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, San Francisco, CA, 2006
30. Edmiston CE, Paulson DS, Beausoleil, Seabrook GR, Johnson CJ, Skin antisepsis: Efficacy of innovative chlorhexidine-impregnated surgical skin wipe (CIW) compared to traditional chlorhexidine surgical prep (TCP), 26th Annual Meeting of the Surgical Infection Society, San Diego, CA, 2006
31. Hasanadka R, Brown KR, Rilling WS, Rossi PJ, Hieb RA, Hohenwalter EJ, Seabrook GR, Lewis BD, Towne JB, The extent of lower extremity occlusive disease predicts short and long term patency following endovascular infrainguinal arterial intervention, Association of VA Surgeons, Dallas, TX, 5/4/2008
 
International
1. Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Schmitt DD, Bandyk DF, Utilization of the internal jugular vein for carotid patch angioplasty, 46th Annual Meeting of the Central Surgical Association, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 3/10/1989 - 3/12/1989
2. Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Schmitt DD, Bandyk DF, Utilization of the internal jugular vein for carotid patch angioplasty, 39th Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, Budapest, Hungary, 9/9/1990 - 9/12/1990
3. Erickson CA, Towne JB, Seabrook GR, Freischlag JA, Cambria, RA, "Ongoing Graft Surveillance is Essential to Maximize Long-term Lower Limb Vein Bypass Patency", 43rd Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, New Orleans, LA, 6/11/1995 - 6/14/1995
4. Cambria RA, Farooq MM, Mewissen MW, Freischlag JA, Seabrook GR, Crain MR, Isherwood PD, Goldblatt MI, Paz-Fumagalli R, Towne JB, Endovascular treatment of iliac artery occlusive disease: Intraluminal stents improve external iliac artery patency, 45th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, Boston, MA, 6/3/1997 - 6/4/1997
5. Edmiston CE, Sinski S, Simons D, Zuelke D, Newman, Seabrook G, Operating room environment: dispersion of lint and microbial particulates during surgery, World Conference on Surgical Patient Care - AORN, Helsinki, Finland, 1999
6. Leville CD, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Jean-Claude JM, Towne JB, All-trans retinoic acid increases apoptosis and decreases cell proliferation in an animal model of vein bypass grafting, 61st Annual Meeting of the Society for University Surgeons, Toronto, Ontario, 2/10/2000 - 2/12/2000
7. Khoury MD, Thusay M, Bove P, Seabrook GR, Endoleaks and Renal Function Following Transrenal Fixation of Aortic Endovascular Grafts, 48th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, Toronto, Ontario, 6/12/2000
 
COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College
1995 Member, Registration and Scheduling Task Force
1996 Member, Search Committee: Department of Orthopedic Surgery Chair
1996 Member, Intramural Review Committee - Department of Orthopedic Surgery
1996 - 1999 Member, Curriculum and Evaluation Committee
4/1998 M4 Group Facilitator, Curriculum Retreat
12/1998 Member, Curriculum and Evaluation Committee Retreat
1998 - 2002 Member, Space Committee
1998 Member, Ad Hoc Committee for M3/M4 Curriculum Development
2002 - 2003 Department Liaison, Search Committee: Department of Surgery Chair
2004 - Present Member, Compensation Committee
2005 - 2006 Member, Search Committee - VA Chief of Surgery
2005 - Present Member, Committee on Professionalism
2011 Member, Medical College Physicians Workforce Planning Group
 
Hospital
1989 - 1991 Member, VA Antibiotic Utilization Committee
1991 - 1998 Chairman, Froedtert Transfusion Committee
1991 - 1995 Member, Doyne Medical Executive Committee
1991 - 1994 Member, Froedtert Medical Executive Committee
1991 - 1998 Member, Froedtert Medical Quality Assurance Committee
1993 - 1995 Member, Doyne Operating Room Committee
1994 - 1998 Member, Froedtert Professional Practice Committee
1994 - 1995 Member, Doyne Ambulatory Care Executive Committee
1994 - 1995 Member, Doyne Clinic Staffing Work Group
1995 - 1997 Member, Froedtert Clinical Operations Committee
1995 Member, Doyne Program Review Committee
1996 - 1997 Chairman, Adult Ambulatory Care Committee
1996 - 1999 Member, Froedtert Stroke Center Policy Advisory Committee
1997 - 1998 Member, Froedtert Surgical Services Committee
1997 - 1999 Member, Ad Hoc Committee to Evaluate Clinical Use of Ultrasound
1998 - 2000 Member, Physician Compliance Committee
1998 Member, Ad Hoc Committee for Surgical Scheduling Policies
1998 - 2000 Member, Adult Ambulatory Care Committee
1998 Member, Surgical Services Governance Task Force
2001 - Present Member, Physician Advisory Committee
2005 - 2006 Member, Medical College Physicians Finance Committee
2006 - Present Member, Medical College Physicians Practice Planning Committee
2006 - Present Chairman, Vascular Care Strategic Planning Committee
2007 - Present Member, Joint Space Allocation Committee
2007 - Present Member, Hospital Advisory Committee
2007 - Present Chairman, Surgical Services Committee
2007 - Present Chairman, Operating Room Management Committee
2008 - Present Member, Master Facility Planning Committee
2008 - Present Member, Performance Improvement Steering Committee
2008 - Present Chairman, Surgical & Interventional Services Planning Committee
 
MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Resident and Fellow Education
4/2006 Carotid Disease
6/2006 Amputation-Case Presentation
8/2006 Cadaver Lab
4/2010 Critical Care-Review Vasoactive Drugs and Common Cardiac Abnormalities
 
Continuing Medical Education
6/1991 Serious Surgical Infections in Everyday Practice, "The Diabetic and Ischemic Foot"
4/1993 The Role of Thrombolysis in Vascular Disease, "The Fibrinolytic System"
6/1995 Management of Venous Thromboembolic Disorders (Program Co-Director), "Hypercoagulable Disorders"
5/1998 An Evidence-Based Debate on Controversial Issues in Stroke Management "Carotid Endarterectomy: Case Studies to Select the Patient for Surgery"
 
EXTRAMURAL TEACHING (e.g. at Marquette, UWM, etc.):
Continuing Medical Education
9/1999 Detroit, Michigan Great Lakes Endovascular Symposium, "Aortic Aneurysm Repair - Do Stent Grafts Change Criteria?" , "Management Strategies for Extremity Bypass Stenosis"
6/2000 Toronto, Ontario, 2000 NA-ISCVS/SVS Postgraduate Course, "Physician Work RVU's for Endovascular AAA Repair"
6/2000 Toronto, Ontario, 2000 NA-ISCVS/SVS Postgraduate Course, "Update on Correct Coding Initiative"
6/2000 Toronto, Ontario 2000 NA-ISCVS/SVS Postgraduate Course - Coding and Reimbursement, New Codes, New RVU's Hints on Accurate and Optimal Coding
9/2000 Detroit, Michigan Great Lakes Endovascular Symposium, Panel Moderator: "Aortic Aneurysm Intervention"
8/2005 - 3/2006 Chicago, Illinois Society for Vascular Surgery - Thoracic Endovascular Grafting, "CPT Coding for Thoracic Endovascular Aneurysm Repair"
12/2005 Madison, Wisconsin, Society for Vascular Surgery - Thoracic Endovascular Grafting, "CPT Coding for Thoracic Endovascular Aneurysm Repair"
2/2006 - Present Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Vascular Symposium, "How To Get Your Hospital Credentialed For Carotid Stenting"
8/2010 Madison, Wisconsin, Society for Vascular Surgery - Thoracic Endovascular Grafting, "CPT Coding for Thoracic Endovascular Aneurysm Repair"
 
MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Clinical/Research Fellows
Thomas Bergamini, MD, MCW, 1989 - 1990 Clinical Mentor
Edward Kinney, MD, MCW, 1990 - 1991 Clinical Mentor
Thomas Reifsnyder, MD, MCW, 1991 - 1992 Clinical Mentor
Edward Plecha, MD, MCW, 1992 - 1993 Clinical Mentor
Donald Jacobs, MD, MCW, 1993 - 1994 Clinical Mentor
Richard Carballo, MD, MCW, 1994 - 1995 Clinical Mentor
Curtis Erickson, MD, MCW, 1995 - 1996 Clinical Mentor
Douglas Coe, MD, MCW, 1996 - 1997 Clinical Mentor
Michael Farooq, MD, MCW, 1997 - 1998 Clinical Mentor
Bradley Mays, MD, MCW, 1998 - 1999 Clinical Mentor
Kellie R. Brown, MD, MCW, 1999 - 2000 Clinical Mentor
Mark Patterson, MD, MCW, 2000 - 2001 Clinical Mentor
David Lorelli, MD, MCW, 2001 - 2002 Clinical Mentor
Mark Eginton, MD, MCW, 2002 - 2003 Clinical Mentor
Brian D. Lewis, MD, MCW, 2003 - 2004 Clinical Mentor
Joseph Hart, MD, MCW, 2004 - 2005 Clinical Mentor
Peter Rossi, MD, MCW, 2005 - 2006 Clinical Mentor
Jose Viramontes, MD, MCW, 2006 - 2007 Clinical Mentor
Dennis J. Costa, MD, MCW, 2007 - 2008 Clinical Mentor
Lan T. Nguyen, MD, MCW, 2008 - 2009 Clinical Mentor
Benjamin Lerner, MD, MCW, 2009 - 2010 Clinical Mentor
Libby S. Watch, MD, MCW, 2010 - 2011 Clinical Mentor
Irina Shakhnovich, MD, MCw, 2011 - 2012 Clinical Mentor
Nicholas Southard, DO, MCW, 2012 - 2013 Clinical Mentor
 
Residents
David Tolefson, MD, MCW, 1989 - 1990 Research
Richard McNutt, MD, MCW, 1990 - 1991 Research
Marlon Levy, MD, MCW, 1990 - 1991 Research
Michael Farooq, MD, MCW, 1995 - 1996 Research
David Traul, MD, MCW, 1996 - 1997 Research
Dawn Johnson, MD, MCW, 1997 - 1998 Research
Junaid Mudaliar, MD, MCW, 1998 - 1999 Research
Jose Parra, MD, MCW, 1999 - 2000 Research
Timothy Santoro, MD, MCW, 1999 - 2000 Research
Christopher Hower, MD, MCW, 2000 - 2001 Research
Mark Eginton, MD, MCW, 2000 - 2001 Research
Christopher Leville, MD, MCW, 2002 - 2003 Research
Ravi Hasanadka, MD, MCW, 2008 - 2009 Research
 
PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
Educational Programs
Fellow
2005 American Board of Surgery: Vascular Surgery Certifying Examination
2007 American Board of Surgery: Vascular Surgery Certifying Examination
2009 American Board of Surgery: Vascular Surgery Certifying Examination
 
Research Programs
- A multi-center registry to evaluate the efficacy of catheter directed thrombolytic therapy for the treatment of deep vein thrombosis.
- Treatment of chronic venous ulcers with adjuncts to would healing.
- Sampling techniques to measure particulate and microbial aerosols in the Operating Room environment.
- Evaluation of endothelial cell function utilizing high-resolution ultrasound imaging of arterial segments following hyperemia.
- Longitudinal study of vessel wall characteristics to detect subclinical atherosclerosis.
- Treatment of serious diabetic foot infections with alternatives to investigational antibiotic regimens.
- Clinical protocols for the use of thrombolytic therapy to salvage thrombosed lower limb bypass grafts.
- Surveillance protocol for long-term follow-up of the internal jugular vein for carotid patch angioplasty.
- A scale to measure quality-of-life and functional outcome after vascular surgery for critical limb ischemia.
 
Clinical Programs
2008 Heart & Vascular Services Development Group
 
 
OTHER PRESENTATIONS:
4/29/1999 - 5/2/1999 AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value System Update Committee, Physician Work Values for New CPT Codes, Chicago, IL
4/27/2000 - 4/30/2000 AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value System Update Committee, Physician Work Values for New CPT Codes, Chicago, IL
8/24/2000 - 8/27/2000 AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value System Update Committee, CPT Codes - HCFA Five-Year Review of Physician Work, Chicago, IL
10/5/2000 - 10/8/2000 AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value System Update Committee, Physician Work Values CPT Codes from Five-Year Review, Chicago, IL
2/1/2001 - 2/4/2001 AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value System Update Committee, Physician Work Values for New CPT Codes, Phoenix, AZ
3/22/2001 - 3/24/2001 AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value System Update Committee, Practice Expense Direct Inputs, Chicago, IL
4/26/2001 - 4/29/2001 AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value System Update Committee, Physician Work Values for New CPT Codes, Chicago, IL
1/28/2002 - 1/31/2002 AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value System Update Committee, Practice Expense Direct Inputs, Phoenix, AZ
4/25/2003 - 4/28/2003 AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value System Update Committee, Physician Work Values for New CPT Codes, Chicago, IL
1/29/2004 - 2/1/2004 AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value System Update Committee, Physician Work Values for New CPT Codes, Scottsdale, AZ
4/22/2004 - 4/25/2004 AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value System Update Committee, Physician Work Values for New CPT Codes, Chicago, IL
4/28/2005 - 5/1/2005 AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value System Update Committee, Physician Work Values for New CPT Codes, Chicago, IL
8/25/2005 - 8/28/2005 AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value System Update Committee, CPT Codes - CMS Five-Year Review of Physician Work, Chicago, IL
9/29/2005 - 10/2/2005 AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value System Update Committee, CPT Codes - CMS Five-Year Review of Physician Work, Chicago, IL
4/26/2006 - 4/30/2006 AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value System Update Committee, Physician Work Values for New CPT Codes, Chicago, IL


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Adams MB, Seabrook GR, Quebbeman E, Condon RE: Jejunostomy: A rarely indicated procedure. Arch Surg 1986;121:236-238.
2. Tollefson DF, Bandyk DF, Kaebnick HW, Seabrook GR, Towne JB: Surface biofilm disruption -- Enhanced recovery of microorganisms from vascular prostheses. Arch Surg 1987;122:38-43.
3. Seabrook GR, Collin J, Britton BJ: Hepatoblastoma: Successful resection in an adult. Br J Clin Pract 1989;43:345-346.
4. Gray DRW, Dixon JM, Seabrook GR, Collin J: Is abdominal wall tenderness a useful sign in the diagnosis of non-specific abdominal pain? Ann R Coll Surg Engl. February 1989.
5. Bandyk DF, Seabrook GR, Moldenhauer P, Lavin J, Edwards J, Cato R, Towne JB: Hemodynamics of vein graft stenosis. J Vasc Surg 1988;8(6):688-69.
6. Schmitt DD, Levy MF, Bandyk DF, Krepel CJ, Edmiston CE, Seabrook GR, Towne JB: The effect of subinhibitory concentrations of antibiotics on adherence of slime-producing Staphylococcus epidermidis to prosthetic surfaces. J Chemother 1989;Suppl 4:269-272.
7. Bandyk DF, Schmitt DD, Seabrook GR, Adams MB, Towne JB: Monitoring functional patency of in situ saphenous vein bypasses: The impact of a surveillance protocol and elective revision. J Vasc Surg 1989;9(2):286-296.
8. Schmitt DD, Bandyk DF, Edmiston CE, Levy MF, Seabrook GR, Towne JB: The in vitro effect of subinhibitory quinolones and vancomycin on adherence of slime-producing Staphylococcus epidermidis to vascular prostheses. Rev Infect Dis 1989;11:S947-S948.
9. Cato RF, Seabrook GR, Bandyk DF, Moldenhauer PK, Schmitt DD, Towne JB: Intraoperative duplex scanning following carotid artery reconstruction. J Vasc Technol 1989;XIII;31-36.
10. Edmiston CE, Schmitt DD, Seabrook GR: Coagulase-negative staphylococcal infections in vascular surgery: Epidemiology and pathogenesis. Infect Cont Hosp Epidemiol 1989;10:111-117.
11. Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Bandyk DF, Schmitt DD, Cohen EB: Use of the internal jugular vein for carotid patch angioplasty. Surgery 1989;106:633-638.
12. McNutt RK, Seabrook GR, Schmitt DD, Aprahamian C, Bandyk DF, Towne JB: Blunt tibial artery trauma: predicting the irretrievable extremity. J Trauma 1989;29:1624-27.
13. Siverhus DJ, Schmitt DD, Edmiston CE, Bandyk DF, Seabrook GR, Goheen MP, Towne JB: Adherence of mucin and non-mucin producing Staphylococci to pre-clotted and albumin coated velour knitted vascular grafts. Surgery 1990;107:613-619.
14. Schmitt DD, Seabrook GR, Bandyk DF, Cato RF, Edwards JW, Karp DL, Block JL, Towne JB: Early patency of in situ saphenous vein bypasses as determined by intraoperative velocity waveform analysis. Ann Vasc Surg 1990;4:270-275.
15. Schmitt DD, Seabrook GR, Bandyk DF, Towne JB: Graft excision and extra-anatomic revascularization: The treatment of choice for the septic aortic prosthesis. J Cardiovasc Surg 1990;31:327-332.
16. Levy MF, Schmitt DD, Edmiston CE, Bandyk DF, Krepel CJ, Seabrook GR, Towne JB: Sequential analysis of staphylococcal colonization by body surface cultures on patients undergoing vascular surgery. J Clin Microbiol 1990;24:664-669.
17. Seabrook GR, Karp DL, Schmitt DD, Bandyk DF, Towne JB: An outpatient anticoagulation protocol managed by a vascular nurse clinician. Am J Surg 1990;160:501-505.
18. Seabrook GR, Schmitt DD, Bandyk DF, Edmiston CE, Krepel CJ, Towne JB: Anastomotic femoral pseudoaneurysm: An investigation of occult infection as an etiologic factor. J Vasc Surg 1990;11:624-628.
19. Schmitt DD, Edmiston CE, Krepel C, Gohr C, Seabrook GR, Bandyk DF, Towne, JB: Impact of post-antibiotic effect (PAE) on bacterial adherence to vascular prostheses. J Surg Res 1990;48:373-378.
20. Seabrook GR: Pathobiology of graft infections. Sem Vasc Surg 1990;3(2):81-88.
21. Bandyk DF, Towne JB, Bergamini TM, Schmitt DD, Seabrook GR: Therapeutic options for acute thrombosed in situ saphenous vein arterial bypasses. J Vasc Surg 1990;11:680-687.
22. Bandyk DF, Bergamini TM, Kinney EV, Seabrook GR, Towne JB: In situ replacement of vascular prosthesis infected by bacterial biofilms. J Vasc Surg 1991;13:575-583.
23. Edmiston CE, Walker AP, Krepel CJ, Gohr CM, Seabrook GR, Frantzides CT: Recovery of Streptococcus milleri group from intra-abdominal and soft tissue infected sites. Ann Clin Lab Sci 1991;21:56-61.
24. Bergamini TM, Towne JB, Bandyk DF, Seabrook GR, Schmitt DD: Experience with in situ saphenous vein bypasses from 1981 - 1989: Determinant factors of long-term patency. J Vasc Surg 1991;13:137-47.
25. Bandyk DF, Bergamini TM, Towne JB, Schmitt DD, Seabrook GR: Durability of vein graft revision: The outcome of secondary procedures. J Vasc Surg 1991;13:200-210.
26. Seabrook GR, Mewissen MW, Schmitt DD, Reifsnyder TR, Bandyk DF, Lipchik EO, Towne JB: Percutaneous intra-arterial thrombolysis in the treatment of thrombosis of lower extremity arterial reconstruction. J Vasc Surg 1991;13:646-651.
27. Towne, JB, Schmitt DD, Seabrook, GR, Bandyk DF: The effect of vein diameter on patency of in situ grafts. J Cardiovasc Surg 1991;32:192-196.
28. Kinney EV, Bandyk DF, Seabrook GR, Kelly HM, Towne JB: Antibiotic-bonded PTFE vascular grafts: The effect of silver antibiotic on bioactivity following implantation. J Surg Res 1991;50:430-435.
29. Kinney EV, Bandyk DF, Mewissen MW, Lanza D, Bergamini TM, Lipchik EO, Seabrook GR, Towne, JB: Monitoring functional patency of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty. Arch Surg 1991;126:743-747.
30. Seabrook GR, Edmiston C, Schmitt DD, Krepel C, Bandyk DF, Towne JB: Comparison of serum and tissue antibiotic levels in diabetes-related foot infections. Surgery 1991;110:671-677.
31. Reifsnyder TM, Bandyk DF, Seabrook, GR, Kinney EV, Towne JB: Wound complications of the in situ saphenous vein bypass technique: A report of an aggressive treatment regimen. J Vasc Surg 1992;15:843-50.
32. Mewissen MW, Kinney EV, Bandyk DF, Reifsnyder TR, Seabrook GR, Lipchik EO, Towne JB: The role of duplex versus angiography in predicting outcome following balloon angioplasty in the femoral-popliteal artery. J Vasc Surg 1992;15:860-6.
33. Reifsnyder T, Bandyk DF, Lanza D, Seabrook GR, Towne JB: Use of stress thallium imaging to stratify cardiac risk in patients undergoing vascular surgery. J Surg Res 1992; 52:147-151.
34. Bergamini TM, Towne JB, Bandyk, DF, Seabrook, GR, Richardson JD: Durability of the in situ bypass following modification of abnormal vein segments. J Surg Res 1993; 54:196-201.
35. Bergamini TM, Seabrook GR, Bandyk DF, Towne JB: Symptomatic recurrent carotid stenosis and aneurysmal degeneration following endarterectomy. Surgery 1993; 113:580-6.
36. Plecha EJ, Seabrook, GR, Bandyk DF, Towne JB: Determinants of successful peroneal artery bypass. J Vasc Surg 1993; 17:97-106.
37. Reifsnyder T, Towne JB, Seabrook GR, Blair JF, Bandyk DF: Biology of long-term autogenous vein grafts - A dynamic evolution. J Vasc Surg 1993;17:207-17.
38. 38 Kinney EV, Seabrook GR, Kinney L, Bandyk DF, Towne JB: The importance of intraoperative detection of residual flow abnormalities following carotid artery reconstruction. J Vasc Surg 1993;17:912-23.
39. Towne JB, Seabrook GR, Bandyk DF, Freischlag JA, Edmiston CE: In situ replacement of arterial prosthesis infected by bacterial biofilms: Long-term follow-up. J Vasc Surg 1994;19:226-35.
40. Jacobs DL, Freischlag JA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB: Acute aortic dissection into a preexisting abdominal aortic aneurysm. Ann Vasc Surg 1994;8:491-495.
41. Packman KS, Freischlag JA, Crain MR, Mewissen MW, Seabrook GR, Plecha EJ, Towne JB. Collateral compartment syndrome following urokinase administration. Vasc Forum 1994;2:229-234.
42. Plecha EJ, Seabrook GR, Freischlag JA, Towne JB. Neurologic complications of re-operative and emergent aortic reconstruction. Ann Vasc Surg 1995;9:95-101.
43. Traul DK, Freischlag JA, Chiang PC, Erickson CA, Hanson L, Carballo RE, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB. Cigarette smoke exposure injures arterial endothelium. Surg Forum 1995;46:377-380.
44. Jacobs DL, Seabrook GR, Freischlag JA, Towne JB. The current role of profudaplasty in complex arterial reconstruction. Vasc Surg 1995;29:457-463.
45. Erickson CA, Lanza, DJ, Karp DL, Edwards JA, Seabrook GR, Cambria RA, Freischlag JA, Towne JB. Healing of venous ulcers in an ambulatory care program: The roles of chronic venous insufficiency and patient compliance. J Vasc Surg 1995;22:629-636.
46. Plecha EJ, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Freischlag JA. Femoropopliteal bypass revisited: an analysis of 138 cases. J Cardiovasc Surg 1996;4:195-199.
47. Farooq MM, Freischlag JA, Seabrook GR, Moon M, Aprahamian C, Towne JB. The effect of the duration of symptoms, transport time, and length of emergency room stay of morbidity and mortality in patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms. Surgery 1996;119:9-14.
48. Erickson CA, Towne JB, Seabrook GR, Freischlag JA, Cambria RA. Ongoing vascular laboratory surveillance is essential to maximize long-term in situ saphenous vein bypass patency. J Vasc Surg 1996;23:18-27.
49. Chiang PC, Traul DK, Farooq MM, Lesniak RJ, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Freischlag JA. Loss of superficial femoral artery relaxation following ischemia-reperfusion. J Surg Res 1996;60:361-364.
50. Erickson CA, Carballo RE, Freischlag JA, Seabrook GR, Farooq MM, Cambria RA, Towne JB. Using dypridamole-thallium imaging to reduce cardiac risk in aortic reconstruction. J Surg Res 1996;60:422-428.
51. Carballo RE, Towne JB, Seabrook GR, Freischlag JA, Cambria RA. An outcome analysis of carotid endarterectomy: The incidence and natural history of recurrent stenosis. J Vasc Surg 1996;23:749-754.
52. Carballo RE, Freischlag JA, Seabrook GR, Cambria RA, Towne JB. Reduced morbidity and mortality following carotid endarterectomy: the value of preoperative carotid screening. Vasc Surg 1997;31:137-142.
53. Coe DA, Freischlag JA, Johnson D, Mudilar J, Traul DK, Kosciesza S, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB. Pentoxifylline prevents endothelial damage due to ischemia and reperfusion injury. J Surg Res 1997;67:21-15.
54. Coe DA, Towne JB, Seabrook GR, Freischlag JA, Cambria RA, Kortbein EJ. Duplex morphologic features of the reconstructed carotid artery: Changes occurring more than five years after endarterectomy. J Vasc Surg 1997;25:850-857.
55. Mudaliar JH, Freischlag JA, Johnson D, Coe DA, Kelly H, Hanson L, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB. Combined exposure to cigarette smoke and hypercholesterolemia decreases vasorelaxation of the aorta. J Vasc Surg 1997;25:884-889.
56. Farooq, MM, Freischlag JA, Carlson BT, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB. Intra-arterial adenosine administration during reperfusion preserves endothelium relaxation in the rabbit hindlimb. Vasc Surg 1997;31:713-719.
57. Serra A, Farooq, MM, Elliot SJ, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Freischlag JA. Intra-arterial administration of sin-1 during limb reperfusion decreases peroxynitrate-mediated oxidant injury in skeletal muscle. Surg Forum 1997;48:383-386.
58. Para JR, Cambria RA, Hower CD, Dassow MS, Freischlag JA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB. Tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-1 is increased in the saphenofemoral junction of patients with varices in the leg. J Vasc Surg 1998;28:669-675.
59. Johnson D. Freischlag JA, Lesniak R, Kelly H, Mudaliar JH, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB. Endothelial damage due to ischemia and reperfusion is prevented with SIN-1. Cardiovasc Surg 1998;6:527-532.
60. Mays BW, Ripple T, Egington MT, Seabrook GR, Cambria RA, Towne JB. Smoking cessation reverses arterial endothelium-dependent relaxation injury. Vasc Surg 1998;32:407-413.
61. Para JR, Cambria RA, Freischlag JA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB. Smoking increases proteolytic activity in the human aorta. Vasc Surg 1998;32:617-622.
62. Mewissen MW, Seabrook GR, Meissner MH, Cynamon J, Labropoulos N, Haughton SH. Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis for Lower Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis: Report of a National Multi-Center Registry. Radiology 1999;211;39-49.
63. Seabrook GR, Cambria RA, Freischlag JA, Towne JB. Health related quality of life and functional outcome following arterial reconstruction for limb salvage. Cardiovasc Surg 1999;7(3):279-286.
64. Santora TD, Cambrai RA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB. Single celiac-superior mesenteric artery bypass: An alternative in mesenteric ischemia. Vasc Surg 1999;33:529-536.
65. Freischlag JA, Johnson D, Farooq MM, Doty J, Cambria RA Seabrook GR, Towne JB. Cigarette smoke impairs endothelium-dependent relaxation in rabbit superficial femoral veins. J Surg Res 1999;81:77-80.
66. Mays BW, Freischlag JA, Egington MT, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB. Ascorbic acid prevents cigarette smoke injury to endothelium-dependent arterial relaxation. J Surg Res 1999;84:35-39.
67. Mays BW, Towne JB, Fitzpatrick CM, Smart SC, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Freischlag JA. Women have increased perioperative myocardial infarction land long-term mortality following lower extremity arterial bypass. J Vasc Surg 1999;29:807-13.
68. Johnson D, Freischlag JA, Coe DA, Mudaliar JH, Traul DK, Kelly H, Hanson L, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB. Cholesterol, but not cigarette smoke, decreases rabbit carotid artery relaxation. Ann Vasc Surg. 1999 Sep;13(5):480-3.
69. Brown KR, Cambria RA, Dassow M, Leville CD, Seabrook GR, Jean-Claude JM, Towne JB. Smoke exposure increases matrix metalloproteinase-2 activity in the rabbit aorta. Surgical Forum 1999;50:445-447.
70. Egington MT, Mays BW, Kelly H, Hower CD, Dassow M, Cambria RA, Towne JB, Seabrook GR, Freischlag JA. cGMP is decreased after acute limb ischemia in chronically ischemic canine limbs. J Surg Res 1999;86;167-170.
71. Edmiston CE, Sinski S, Seabrook GR, Simons D, Goheen M. Airborne particulates in the OR environment. AORN J 1999;99(6):1169-1183.
72. Cambria RA, Farooq MM, Mewissen MW, Freischlag JA, Seabrook GR, Crain MR, Goldblatt MI, Paz-Fumagalli R, Towne JB. Endovascular therapy of iliac arteries: Routine application of intraluminal stents does not improve patency. Ann Vasc Surg 1999;13:599-605.
73. Farooq MM, Freischlag JA, Kelly H, Seabrook GR, Cambria RA, Towne JB. Gelatin-sealed polyester resists Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm infection. J Surg Res 1999;87:57-61.
74. Falanga V, Fujitani RM, Diaz C, Hunter G, Jorizzo J, Lawrence PF, Lee BY, Menzoian JO, Tretbar LL, Holloway GA, Hoballah J, Seabrook GR, McMillian DE, Wolf W. Systemic treatment of venous leg ulcers with high doses of pentoxifylline: efficacy in a randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Wound Repair Regen. 1999 Jul-Aug;7(4):208-13.
75. Hower CD, Cambria RA, Dassow MS, Kajdacsy-Balla A, Seabrook GR, Jean-Claude JM, Towne JB. Metalloproteinase levels are decreased in symptomatic carotid plaques. J Surg Res 2000;88:155-159.
76. Leville CD, Dassow MS, Seabrook GR, Jean-Claude JM, Towne JB, Cambria RA. All- trans retinoic acid decreases vein graft intimal hyperplasia and matrix metalloproteinase activity in vivo. J Surg Res 2000;90:183-190.
77. Leville CD, Osipov VO, Jean-Claude JM, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Cambria RA,. All-trans retinoic acid decreases cell proliferation and increases apoptosis in an animal model of vein bypass grafting. Surgery 2000;128(2):178-84.
78. Mays BW, Towne JB, Seabrook GR, Cambria RA, Jean-Claude JM. Intraoperative Carotid Evaluation. Arch Surg 2000;135(5):525-8.
79. Brown KR, Jean-Claude JM, Rilling WS, Donnell RF, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Cambria RA. Arterioureteral fistula: report of two cases and a review of the literature. Vasc Surg 2000; 34:437-45.
80. Brown KR, Jean-Claude JM, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Cambria RA. Determinates of functional disability after complex upper extremity trauma. Ann Vasc Surg 2001 Jan; 15(1):43-48.
81. Seabrook GR. Regulation of Vascular Surgery by the Federal Government. Sem Vasc Surg 2001:14(1):46-53.
82. Edmiston CE, Seabrook GR, Hennen, C. The importance of beta-lactamase resistance in surgical infections. Surg Infect 2001 2:1-10.
83. Patterson MA, Leville CD, Hower CD, Jean-Claude JM, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Cambria RA. Shear regulates matrix metalloproteinase activity in human saphenous vein organ culture. J Surg Res 2001;95:67-72.
84. Farooq MM, Serra A, Newman PJ, Cambria RA, Seabrook, GR, Towne JB, Freischlag JA. PECAM-1/IgG attenuates peroxynitrite-mediated extremity reperfusion injury. J Vasc Surg 2001 Sept;34(3):555-8.
85. Patterson MA, Jean-Claude JM, Crain MR, Seabrook GR, Cambria RA, Rilling WS, Towne JB. Lessons learned in adopting endovascular techniques for treating abdominal aortic aneurysms. Arch Surg 2001Jun;136(6):627-34.
86. Lorelli DR, Jean-Claude JM, Fox CJ, Clyne J, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB. Response of plasma matrix metalloproteinase-9 to conventional abdominal aortic aneurysm repair or endovascular exclusion: Implications for endoleak. J Vasc Surg 2002 May;35(5) 916-22.
87. Edmiston CE, Krepel CJ, Seabrook GR, Jochimsen WG. Anaerobic infections in the surgical patient: microbial etiology and therapy. Clin Infect Dis 2002 Sept;35 (Suppl 1):S112-8.
88. Lorelli DR, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB. Diagnosis and management of aneurysm involving the superior mesenteric artery and its branches - a report of four cases. Vasc Endovasc 2003 37:59-66.
89. Eginton MT, Brown KR, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Cambria RA. A prospective randomized evaluation of negative pressure wound dressings for diabetic foot wounds. Ann Vasc Surg , 2003 17(6):645-649.
90. Edmiston CE, Krepel CJ, Seabrook GR, Somberg LR, Nakeeb A, Cambria RA, Towne JB. In vitro activities of Moxifloxacin against 900 aerobic and anaerobic surgical isolates from patients with intra-abdominal and diabetic foot infections. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2004 Mar;48(3):1012-1016.
91. Hart JP, Eginton MT, Brown KR., Seabrook GR, Lewis BD, Edmiston CE, Towne JB, Cambria RA. Operative Strategies in Aortic Graft Infections: Is Complete Graft Excision Always Necessary? Ann Vas Surg 2005 9(2); 154-60.
92. Edmiston CE, Krepel CJ, Kehl KS, Seabrook GR, Somberg LB, Almassi GH, Smith TL, Loehrl TA, Brown KR, Lewis BD, Towne JB. Comparative in vitro antimicrobial activity of a novel quinolone, garenoxacin, against aerobic and anaerobic microbial isolates recovered from general, vascular, cardiothoracic and otolaryngologic surgical patients. J of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 2005 56(5):872-878.
93. Edmiston CE, Seabrook GR, Cambria RA, Brown KR, Lewis BD, Sommers JR, Krepel CJ, Wilson PJ, Sinski S, Towne JB. Molecular epidemiology of microbial contamination in the operating room environment: Is there a risk for infection? Surg 2005 138(4):573-9; Discussion 579-82.
94. Seabrook GR. CPT Coding for Descending Thoracic Aorta Endovascular Repair J Vasc Surg 2006 February; 43 (2):A106-10.
95. Edmiston CE, Goheen MP, Seabrook GR, Johnson CP, Lewis BD, Brown KR, Towne JB. Impact of selective antimicrobial agents on staphyococcal adherence to biomedical devices. Am J Surg 2006 192:344-354.
96. Edmiston CE, Seabrook GR, Johnson CJ, Paulson DS, Beausoleil C. Comparison of a New and Innovative 2% Chlorhexidine Impregnated Cloth with 4% Chlorhexidine as Topical Antiseptic for Preparation of the Skin Prior to Surgery. In Press: Am J Infect Control.
97. Edmiston CE, Goheen MP, Krepel C, Seabrook, GR, Johnson CP, Lewis BD, Brown KR, Towne JB. Bacterial Adherence to Surgical Sutures: Is There a Role for Antibacterial-Coated Sutures in Reducing the Risk of Surgical Site Infections? J Am Coll Surgery 2006 203:481-489.
98. Edmiston CE, Krepel CJ, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Smith TL, Loehrl TA, Wackym PA, Johnson CP, Otterson, MM. Tissue and fluid penetration of garenoxacin in surgical patients. In Press: Surgical Infections 2007 8:179-187.
99. Edmiston CE, Seabrook GR, Johnson CJ, Paulson DS, Beausoleil C. Comparison of a New and Innovative 2% Chlorhexidine Impregnated Cloth with 4% Chlorhexidine as Topical Antiseptic for Preparation of the Skin Prior to Surgery. Am J Infect Control 2007 35:89-96.
100. Edmiston CE, Krepel CJ, Seabrook, GR, Lewis, BD, Brown KR, Towne, JB. The preoperative shower revisited: Can high topical antiseptic levels be achieved on the skin surface prior to surgical admission? J Am Coll Surg 2008 207;233-239.
101. Edmiston CE, Krepel CJ, Wilson P, Grahn B, Saderwasser P, Welter D, Seabrook GR. Reducing the risk of surgfical site infection: Melding basic and innovative risk reduction strategies. Healthcare Infection 2008 13:121-129.
102. Edmiston CE, Okoli, O, Graham MB, Sinski S, Seabrook GR. Improving surgical outcomes: An evidence-based argument for embracing a chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) preoperative shower (cleansing) strategy for elective surgical procedures. AORN 2010;92:509-518.
103. Seabrook GR. Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding for endovascular intervention in the descending thoracic aorta.. J Vasc Surg 2010 Oct;52(4 Suppl):103S-6S.
104. Daeschlein G, Kramer A, Arnold A, Ladwig A Seabrook G, Edmiston C. Evaluation of an Innovative Antimicrobial Surgical Glove Technology to Reduce the Risk of Microbial Passage Following Intraoperative Perforation. Am J Infect Control 2011;39:98-103.
105. Edmiston CE, Spencer M, Lewis BD, Brown KR, Rossi PJ, Hennen CR, Smith HW, Seabrook GR. Reducing the Risk of Surgical Site Infections: Did We Really Think That SCIP Would Lead Us to the Promised Land? Surgical Infection 2011;12(3):169-177.
106. Southard NM, Seabrook GR, Tutton SM, Almassi GH, Rossi PJ A Unique Hybrid Approach to the Treatment of an Aberrant Right Subclavian Artery Aneurysm. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2012 Nov 8:
107. Edmiston CE Jr, Zhou SS, Hoerner P, Krikorian R, Krepel CJ, Lewis BD, Brown KR, Rossi PJ, Graham MB, Seabrook GR Evaluation of an antimicrobial surgical glove to inactivate live human immunodeficiency virus following simulated glove puncture. Surgery. 2012 Oct 9:
108. Edmiston CE Jr, Krepel CJ, Marks RM, Rossi PJ, Sanger J, Goldblatt M, Graham MB, Rothenburger S, Collier J, Seabrook GR Microbiology of explanted suture segments from infected and noninfected surgical patients. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Feb;51(2):417-21
109. Seabrook GR Does rigorous quality process reporting guarantee superior-quality health care? JAMA. 2013 Jul 17;310(3):316-7
110. Dua A, Patel B, Kuy S, Seabrook GR, Tondravi N, Brown KR, Lewis BD, Rossi PJ Asymptomatic 50% to 75% internal carotid artery stenosis in 288 patients: risk factors for disease progression and ipsilateral neurological symptoms. Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther. 2012 Dec;24(4):165-70
111. Kuy S, Seabrook GR, Rossi PJ, Lewis BD, Dua A, Brown KR Management of carotid stenosis in women. JAMA Surg. 2013 Aug 1;148(8):788-90
112. Shakhnovich I, Seabrook GR, Brown KR, Lewis BD, Rossi PJ Ruptured mycotic infrapopliteal aneurysm. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Jul;58(1):205-7
113. Kuy S, Dua A, Desai S, Dua A, Patel B, Tondravi N, Seabrook GR, Brown KR, Lewis BD, Lee CJ, Kuy S, Subbarayan R, Rossi PJ Surgical Site Infections after Lower Extremity Revascularization Procedures Involving Groin Incisions. Ann Vasc Surg. 2013 Nov 1:
114. Edmiston CE Jr, Krepel CJ, Leaper D, Ledeboer NA, Mackey TL, Graham MB, Lee C, Rossi PJ, Brown KR, Lewis BD, Seabrook GR Antimicrobial Activity of Ceftaroline and Other Anti-Infective Agents against Microbial Pathogens Recovered from the Surgical Intensive Care Patient Population: A Prevalence Analysis. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2014 Jun 4:
115. Kuy S, Rossi PJ, Seabrook GR, Brown KR, Lewis BD, Rilling WS, Martin G, Patel B, Dua A, McMaster J, Desai S, Lee CJ Endovascular management of a traumatic renal-caval arteriovenous fistula in a pediatric patient. Ann Vasc Surg. 2014 May;28(4):1031.e1-5
116. Kuy S, Dua A, Desai SS, Rossi PJ, Seabrook GR, Lewis BD, Patel B, Kuy S, Lee CJ, Subbarayan R, Brown KR Carotid endarterectomy national trends over a decade: does sex matter? Ann Vasc Surg. 2014 May;28(4):887-92
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Edmiston CE, Schmitt DD, Seabrook GR, Etiology and microbial pathogenesis of acute and late onset vascular graft infections. In Pathogenesis of Wound and Biomaterial-Associated Infections. Wadström T, Eliasson I, Holder I, Ljungh Å (Eds) Springer-Verlag, London, 1990, pp. 465-478.
2. Seabrook GR, Towne JB: Carotid Patch Angioplasty with the Internal Jugular Vein. In Current Critical Problems in Vascular Surgery, Vol 2. Veith FJ (Ed), Quality Medical Publishing, Inc., St. Louis, 1990, pp.426-430.
3. Seabrook GR: Complications of Surgery for the Thoracic Outlet. In Complications in Vascular Surgery. Bernhard VM, Towne JB (Eds), Quality Medical Publishing, Inc., St. Louis, 1991, pp. 403-408.
4. Seabrook GR, Towne JB: Percutaneous Intra-arterial Thrombolysis in the Treatment of Thrombosis of Lower Extremity Arterial Reconstructions. In Current Critical Problems in Vascular Surgery, Vol 4. Veith FJ (Ed), Quality Medical Publishing, Inc., St. Louis, 1992, pp.179-183.
5. Seabrook GR: Vascular Trauma. In Manual of Surgical Therapeutics. Condon RE, Nyhus LM (Eds), Little Brown & Co., New York, 1995.
6. Seabrook GR: Non-Atherosclerotic Cerebrovascular Disease. In Vascular Surgery 4th Edition. Haimovici H (Ed), Blackwell Science, Inc. Berlin, 1996.
7. Mewissen MW, Seabrook GR, Haughton SH: Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis for the Treatment of Symptomatic Lower Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis. In Techniques in Vascular and Interventinal Radiology. Katzen B, Semba CP (Eds). 1999.
8. Edmiston CE, Seabrook GR, Walker AP. "Complex Microbial Infections in the Surgical Patient", 1999.
9. Edmiston CE, Walker AP, Seabrook GR. "Microbial Etiology of Intra-abdominal and Diabetic (Skin and Skin Structure) Infections, 1999.
10. Seabrook GR, Towne JB: Management of Foot Lesions in the Diabetic Patient. In Vascular Surgery 5th Edition Rutherford RB (Ed), W. B. Sanders, Philadelphia. 2000.
11. Mewissen MW, Seabrook GR, Haughton SH: Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis for Symptomatic Lower Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis. In Current Therapy in Vascular Surgery 4th Edition. Ernst CB, Stanlely JC (Eds) Mosbey, Philadelphia. 2000.
12. Seabrook GR, Edmiston CE: Vascular Graft Infections. In Critical Care Infectious Diseses. Rellow J, Vanes J, Kollef M (Eds) Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston.
13. Seabrook GR: Vascular Access Infections in Surgical Critical Care. In Surgical Infections in the Critically Ill Patient. Edmiston CE, Graham R, (Eds) Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, Massachusetts. 2001.
14. Seabrook GR: Non-Atherosclerotic Cerebrovascular Disease. In Vascular Surgery 5th Edition. Ascher E (Ed), Blackwell Science, Inc. Berlin, 2002.
15. Seabrook GR Management of Complications of the Diabetic Foot. In Complications in Vascular Surgery. Towne JB (Ed), Quality Medical Publishing, Inc., St. Louis 2003.
16. Hasanadka R, Seabrook GR, Edmiston CE. Vascular Graft Infections. In: Critical Care Infectious Diseases Rello J, Vanes J, Kollef M, eds. 2nd ed. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, Massachusetts. 2007.
 
Editorials, Letters to Editor, Other
1. Seabrook GR, Condon RE. "Prevention of Infections in Esophageal Surgery". Surgical Rounds, 1987.
2. Seabrook GR. "Fetid Foot". Surgical Infections: Index and Reviews 1995, Vol III, Number 2, Lippincott-Raven Publishers, 1995.
3. Seabrook GR. "Carotid Endarterectomy" Current Techniques in General Surgery, Vol VI, Issue 3, Lawrence DellaCorte Publications, New York, 1997.
 
Abstracts
1. Schmitt DD, Bandyk DF, Edmiston CE, Levy MF, Seabrook GR, Towne JB. The in vitro effect of subinhibitory concentrations of quinolones and vancomycin on adherence of slime-producing Staphylococcus epidermidis to vascular prostheses. Rev Infect Dis 1989;11(Sup. 5):S947-S948.
2. Mewissen MW, Seabrook GR, Meissner MH, Haughton SH. Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis for Symptomatic Deep Vein Thrombosis. Blood. IN PRESS.
 
Peer Reviewed Educational Products
1. Seabrook GR, Edmiston CE, Siverhus DJ, Schmitt DD, Bandyk DF, Towne JB: Slime Producing Staphylococcus epidermidis: Adherence to Albumin Coated and Pre-clotted Dacron Vascular Prostheses. Presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Surgical Infection Society, Denver, Colorado. April 13-14, 1989.
2. Kinney EV, Bandyk DF, Seabrook GR, Kelly HM, Towne JB: Antibiotic-bonded PTFE Vascular Grafts: The Effect of Silver Antibiotic on Bioactivity Following Implantation. Presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Surgery Meeting, Houston, Texas. November 14-17, 1990.
3. Wilson CW, Seabrook GR, Edmiston CE, Schmitt DD: In vitro Antibiotic Resistance of Slime & Non-slime Producing Coagulase-negative Staphylococci Growing on Knitted Dacron Vascular Grafts. Presented at American Society of Microbiology, Dallas, Texas. May 6-8, 1991.
4. Plecha EJ, Freischlag JA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB: Femoropopliteal Bypass Revisited: An Analysis of 138 Cases. Presented at the 17th Annual Surgical Symposium of the Association of VA Surgeons, Augusta, Georgia. April 28 - May 1, 1993.
5. Carballo RE, Freischlag JA, Seabrook GR, Cambria RA, Towne JB. Reduced morbidity and mortality following carotid endarterectomy: the value of preoperative carotid screening. Presented at the 20th International Joint Conference on Stroke and Cerebral Circulation, Charleston, South Carolina. February 10, 1995.
6. Mewissen MW, Seabrook GR, Crain MD, Freischlag JA, Paz R, Cambria RA, Towne JB. Thrombolysis for the salvage of acutely thrombosed infra-inguinal bypass grafts: determinants of long-term success. Presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Society of Vascular Surgery, New Orleans, Louisiana. June 11-14, 1995.
7. Block J, Cato R, Seabrook GR, Towne JB. Graft Entrapment - Early Detection and Treatment of the Failing Graft. Presented at the 18th Annual Meeting of the Society of Vascular Technology, Chicago, Illinois. August 2-6, 1995.
8. Edwards JW, Cato RF, Karp DL, Block JL, Lanza DJ, Kortbein EJ, Seabrook GR, Towne JB. Intravascular stent surveillance in a lower extremity bypass graft using color flow duplex imaging: A case study. Presented at the 19th Annual Meeting of the Society of Vascular Technology, New Orleans, Louisiana. August 20-23, 1996.
9. Johnson D, Freischlag JA, Lesniak R, Kelly H, Mudaliar JH, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB. Endothelial damage due to ischemia and reperfusion is prevented with SIN-1. Presented at the 30th Annual Meeting of the Association for Academic Surgery. Chicago, Illinois. November 13-16, 1996.
10. Lanza DJ, Seabrook GR, Freischlag JA, Towne JB. Sclerotherapy: The Right Choice. Presented at the 14th Annual National Symposium of the Society for Vascular Nursing, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 13-15, 1996.
11. Santoro TV, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Freischlag JA, Towne JB. Reconstruction of the celiac and SMA arteries: A unique method of visceral reconstruction. Presented at the 21st Annual Surgical Symposium of VA Surgeons, Louisville, KY. May 5-7, 1997.
12. Sinski SA, Seabrook GR, Cambria RA, Freischlag JA, Towne JB. Techniques of aortic reconstruction. Presented at the 15th Annual National Symposium of the Society of Vascular Nursing, Atlanta Georgia, June 12-14, 1997.
13. Sinski SA, Edmiston CE, Simons D, Seabrook GR. Detection of Lint Particulates and Microbial Aerosols in the Intraoperative Environment. Presented at the 10th World Congress of Operating Room Nurses, Toronto, Canada, September 8-12, 1997.
14. Edmiston, C.E., Walker, A.P., and Gary R. Seabrook. Update in Surgical Microbiology: Aerobic and Anaerobic Bacterial Recovery from Selected Surgical Sites and In Vitro Response Broad Spectrum Therapeutic Agents. 83rd Clinical Congress of the ACS, Chicago, IL.
15. Edmiston CE, Newman L, Goheen M, Suelke D, Sinski S, Southern E, Seabrook GR. Microbial and Nonviable (Lint) Aerosolized Particulates in Orthopedic Surgery. Presented at the 45th American Operating Room Nurses Congress, Orlando, Florida. 1998.
16. Simons D, Edmiston CE, Krepel C, Gohr C, Sinski S, Seabrook GR. Sampling of Microbial Aerosols in the Ambulatory Operating Room Environment. Presented at the 45th American Operating Room Nurses Congress, Orlando, Florida. 1998.
17. Eginton MT, Mays BW, Kelly H, Hower CD, Dassow M, Cambria RA, Towne JB, Seabrook GR, Freischlag JA. CGMP Levels are Decreased After Acute Ischemia in Chronically Ischemic Canine Limbs. Presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Academic Surgery, Seattle, Washington. November 19-22, 1998.
18. Southern EP Edmiston CE, Newman L, Zuelke D, Sinski S, Seabrook GR, An HS, Goheen M. A Microbiology And Lint Study in the Orthopaedic Surgery Operating Room. Presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society. San Diego, California. September 23-25, 1999. BEST BASIC SCIENCE POSTER AWARD.
19. Edmiston CE, Seabrook GR and Walker AP. Microbial Etiology and Pathogenesis of Skin and Skin Structure and Intraabdominal Infections: Laboratory and Clinical Perspective. 85th Annual Clinical Congress, San Francisco, CA.
20. Seabrook GR and Edmiston CE. Aerosol in the OR Environment. American College of Surgeons 85th Annual Clinical Congress, San Francisco, CA.
21. Southern EP Edmiston CE, Newman L, Zuelke D, Sinski S, Seabrook GR, An HS, Goheen M. A Microbiology And Lint Study in the Orthopaedic Surgery Operating Room. Presented at the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, Orlando, Florida. March 15-19, 2000.
22. Edmiston CE, Wilson P, Grahn PJ, Hennen C, Kehl KS, Johnson CP, Seabrook GR. Infection in the surgical patient: etiology, pathogenesis and patient risk factors. 88th Annual Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, CA. October 2002.
23. Edmiston CE, Seabrook GR, Krepel CJ, Wilson PJ, Grahn B, Johnson CP. Biomedical Device-Associated Infections in the Surgical-Critical Care Patient Population: Etiology, Pathogenesis and Patient Management. 89th Annual Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL. October 2003.
24. Edmiston CE, Grahn B, Wilson P, Hennen C, Kehl K, Johnson C, Seabrook G. Infection in surgical-critical care patients: etiology, pathogenesis and patient risk factors. 30th Annual Meeting of Association for Professional in Infection Control and Epidemiology, San Antonio, TX 2003.
25. Grahn B, Seabrook GR, Krepel CJ, Wilson PJ, Johnson CP, Edmiston CE. Biomedical Device-Associated Infections in Surgical-Critical Care Patients. 31st Annual Meeting of Association for Professional in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Phoenix, AZ. 2004.
26. Edmiston, CE, Schmitt, A, Krepel, C, Seabrook, G. Impact of triclosan-impregnated suture on in-vitro adherence of nosocomial surgical pathogens. 31st Annual Meeting of Association for Professional in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Phoenix, AZ. 2004.
27. Edmiston, CE, Schmitt, A, Krepel, C, Seabrook, G. Impact of triclosan-impregnated suture on in-vitro adherence of nosocomial surgical pathogens. 31st Annual Meeting of Association for Professional in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Phoenix, AZ. 2004.
28. Edmiston, CE, Schmitt, A, Krepel, C, Seabrook, G. Impact of triclosan-impregnated suture on in-vitro adherence of nosocomial surgical pathogens. 31st Annual Meeting of Association for Professional in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Phoenix, AZ. 2004.
29. Edmiston CE, Seabrook GR, Krepel C, Schmidt A. Preventing Surgical Site Infections: Can an Old Dogma Learn New Tricks? 90th Annual Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons, New Orleans, LA. October 2004.
30. Edmiston CE, Seabrook GR, Cambria RA, Brown KR, Lewis BD, Sommers JR, Towne JB. Molecular epidemiology of microbial contamination in the operating room environment: Is there a risk for infections? 62nd Annual Meeting of the Central Surgical Association, Tucson, AZ. 2005.
31. Edmiston CE, Paulson DS, Beausoleil, Seabrook GR, Johnson CJ. Skin antisepsis: Efficacy of innovative chlorhexidine-impregnated surgical skin wipe (CIW) compared to traditional chlorhexidine surgical prep (TCP). 26th Annual Meeting of the Surgical Infection Society, San Diego, CA. 2006.
32. Edmiston CE, Seabrook GR, Goheen MP, Krepel CJ, Johnson CP, Lewis BD, Brown KR, Towne JB. Impact of selected antimicrobial agents on staphylococcal adherence to biomedical devices. 46th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, San Francisco, CA. 2006.
33. Edmiston CE, Seabrook GR, Lewis BD, Brown KR, Towne JB. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): Does the evolving etiology of postoperative surgical site infections (SSI) warrant a change in clinical practice? Wisconsin Surgical Society, Kohler, WI. October 2006.
34. Edmiston CE, Seabrook GR, Brown KR, Lewis B, Johnson CJ, Towne J. Reducing the Risk of Surgical Site Infections (SSI): Melding Traditional Interventions with Innovative Technology to Improve Patient Outcomes. Preventing Surgical Site Infections: 91st Annual Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, CA. October 2006.
35. Edmiston CE, Seabrook GR, Johnson CP, Paulson DS, Beausoleil CM. A Comparative Study of a 2% Chorhexidine Impregnated Cloth with 4% Chlorhexidine Topical Antiseptic for Preoperative Skin Preparation. 54th AORN Congress, Orlando, FL. 2007.
36. Edmiston CE, Krepel CJ, Seabrook GR, Lewis BD, Brown KR, Towne JB. Reducing the Risk of SSI: Evaluating Skin Asepsis using 4% Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG) Soap versus 2% Impregnated Polyester Cloth. American College of Surgeons 2007 Clinical Congress, New Orleans, LA. October 2007.
37. Edmiston CE, Krepel CJ, Seabrook GR, Lewis BD, Brown KR, Towne JB. A Strategy for Preoperative Skin Decolonization: High Topical Antiseptic Levels Can be Achieved on the Skin Surface Prior to Surgery. Wisconsin Surgical Society, Kohler, WI. October 2007.
38. Krepel CJ, Edmiston CE, Seabrook GR, Lewis, BD, Brown, KR. Can Silver Nano-Particle (SNP) Technology Reduce the Risk of Gram-Negative (GN) Comtamination within a Luer-Activated Device (LAD) Compared to Conventional Non-Antimicrobial (NA) Devices? The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of American 19th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA 2009.
39. Edmiston CE, Patkar AD, Magee G, Seabrook GR, Vaughn B. Use of an Observational Nationwide Inpatient Discharge Database to Document the Economic Benefits Associated with Innovative Antimicrobial Technology to Reduce the Risk of Surgical Site Infections (SSI). Association for Practitioners in Infection Control and Epidemiology Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. 2010.
40. Edmiston, CE., Daeschlein, G, Kramer A, Rossi P, Lewis B, Brown K, Seabrook G. Innovative Antimicrobial Glove Technology Reduces the Risk of Microbial Contamination Following Multiple Perforations. 96th Annual Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons, Washington, DC. October 2010.
41. Edmiston CE, Krepel C, Marks R, Goheen M, Seabrook G, Goldblatt M, Rossi P. Microbial Recovery Synthetic Non-Absorbable Monofilament Sutures from Infected and Non-Infected Cases. 111th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, New Orleans, LA 2011.
42. Edmiston CE, Krepel CJ, Goheen MP, Marks RM, Goldblatt MI, Rossi PJ, Wallace JR, Sanger JR, Seabrook GR. Differential Microbial Recovery and Biofilm Formation Associated with Absorbable (AB) and Non-Absorbable (NAB) Suture Technology from Non-Infected and Superficial Incisional (SI) and Deep Incisional (DI) Surgical Site Infections (SSI). 97th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, CA. October 2011.
43. Edmiston CE, Krepel CJ, Seabrook GR. Using a SCIP-PLUS Perspective to Reduce the Risk of SSI. 1st International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control, Geneva, Switzerland. 2011.
44. Edmiston CE, Krepel CJ, Lewis BD, Brown KR, Rossi PJ, Seabrook GR. Using Innovative Antimicrobial Glove Technology to Reduce the Risk of Surgical Wound Contamination Following Glove Perforation. 1st International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control. Geneva, Switzerland. 2011.