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  • Selected research citations from Vascular Disease Research Center staff are presented below:

    • Prince EA, Murphy TP, Hampson CO. Catheter-based Arterial Sympathectomy: Hypertension and Beyond. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2012 Sep;23(9):1125-34. PubMed  PMID: 22920976.     
    • Murphy TP. Society of interventional radiology 2012 presidential address. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2012 Aug;23(8):987-8. PubMed PMID: 22840800.
    • Zafar AM, Tai R, Murphy TP. Growth of carotid artery duplex ultrasound among Medicare beneficiaries (2000-2007). AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Apr;198(4):866-8. PubMed PMID: 22451553.
    • Murphy TP, Byrne DP, Curtin P, Baker JF, Mulhall KJ. Can a periarticularlevobupivacaine injection reduce postoperative opiate consumption during primary hip arthroplasty? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Apr;470(4):1151-7. Epub 2011 Sep 30. PubMed PMID: 21960156; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3293978.
    • Steele JR, Sidhu MK, Swensen SJ, Murphy TP. Quality improvement in interventional radiology: an opportunity to demonstrate value and improve patient-centered care. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2012 Apr;23(4):435-41; quiz 442. Epub 2012 Feb 17. PubMed PMID: 22342483.
    • Murphy TP, Cutlip DE, Regensteiner JG, Mohler ER, Cohen DJ, Reynolds MR, Massaro JM, Lewis BA, Cerezo J, Oldenburg NC, Thum CC, Goldberg S, Jaff MR, Steffes MW, Comerota AJ, Ehrman J, Treat-Jacobson D, WalshME, Collins T,Badenhop DT, Bronas U, Hirsch AT; CLEVER Study Investigators. Supervised exercise versus primary stenting for claudication resulting from aortoiliac peripheral artery disease: six-month outcomes from the claudication: exercise versus endoluminal revascularization (CLEVER) study. Circulation. 2012 Jan 3;125(1):130-9. Epub 2011 Nov 16. PubMed PMID: 22090168; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3374869.
    • Murphy TP, Dhangana R, Pencina MJ, D'Agostino RB Sr. Ankle-brachial index and cardiovascular risk prediction: an analysis of 11,594 individuals with 10-year follow-up. Atherosclerosis. 2012 Jan;220(1):160-7. Epub 2011 Nov 3. PubMed PMID: 22099055.
    • Zafar AM, Dhangana R, Murphy TP, GoodwinSC, Duszak R Jr, Ray CE Jr, Manolov NE. Lower-extremityendovascular interventions for Medicare beneficiaries: comparative effectiveness as a function of provider specialty. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2012 Jan;23(1):3-9.e1-14. PubMed PMID: 22217499.
    • Zafar AM, Harris TJ, Murphy TP, Machan JT. Patients' perspective about risks and benefits of treatment for peripheral arterial disease. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2011 Dec;22(12):1657-61. PubMed PMID: 22115578.
    • Harris TJ, Zafar AM, Murphy TP. Utilization of lower extremity arterial disease diagnostic and revascularization procedures in Medicare beneficiaries 2000-2007.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Aug;197(2):W314-7. PubMed PMID: 21785058.
    • Dhangana R, Murphy TP, Coll JR, Ahn SH, Zafar AM, Qadeer FF, Hiatt WR. Prevalence of abnormal ankle-brachial index amongindividuals with low or intermediate Framingham Risk Scores. J VascInterv Radiol. 2011 Aug;22(8):1077-82. Epub 2011 Jun 25. PubMedPMID: 21705232.
    • Murphy TP, Dhangana R, Pencina MJ, Zafar AM, D'Agostino RB. Performance of current guidelines for coronary heart disease prevention: optimal use of the Framingham-based risk assessment. Atherosclerosis. 2011 Jun;216(2):452-7. Epub 2011 Feb 18. PubMed PMID: 21411089.
    • Dhangana R, Murphy TP, Pencina MJ, Zafar AM. Prevalence of low ankle-brachial index, elevated plasma fibrinogen and CRP across Framingham risk categories: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004. Atherosclerosis. 2011 May;216(1):174-9. Epub 2010 Oct 23. PubMed PMID: 21414621.
    • Schirmang TC, Ahn SH, Murphy TP, Dubel GJ, Soares GM. Peripheral arterial disease: update ofoverview and treatment. Med Health R I. 2009 Dec;92(12):398-402. Review. PubMed PMID: 20066827.
    • Conklin P, Soares GM, Dubel GJ, Ahn SH, Murphy TP. Acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT): evolving treatment strategies and endovascular therapy. Med Health R I. 2009 Dec;92(12):394-7. PubMed PMID: 20066826.
    • 16: Baerlocher MO, Munk PL, Radvany MG, Murphy TP, Murphy KJ. Vertebroplasty, research design, and critical analysis. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2009 Oct;20(10):1277-8. PubMed PMID: 19800539.
    • Murphy TP, Hirsch AT, Cutlip DE, Regensteiner JG, Comerota AJ, Mohler E, Cohen DJ, Massaro J; CLEVER Investigators. Claudication: exercise vs endoluminal revascularization (CLEVER) study update. J Vasc Surg. 2009 Oct;50(4):942-945.e2. Epub 2009 Aug 5. PubMed PMID: 19660897; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2754590.
    • Calhoun DA, Jones D, Textor S, Goff DC, Murphy TP, Toto RD, White A, Cushman WC, White W, Sica D, Ferdinand K, Giles TD, Falkner B, Carey RM; American Heart Association Professional Education Committee. Resistant hypertension: diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Professional Education Committee of the Council for High Blood Pressure Research. Circulation. 2008 Jun 24;117(25):e510-26. PubMed PMID:18574054.
    • Calhoun DA, Jones D, Textor S, Goff DC, Murphy TP, Toto RD, White A, Cushman WC, White W, Sica D, Ferdinand K,Giles TD, Falkner B, Carey RM. Resistant hypertension: diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment. A scientific statement from the American Heart Association Professional Education Committee of the Councilfor High Blood Pressure Research. Hypertension. 2008Jun;51(6):1403-19. Epub 2008 Apr 7. PubMed PMID: 18391085.
    • Murphy TP, Hirsch AT, Ricotta JJ, Cutlip DE, Mohler E, RegensteinerJG, Comerota AJ, Cohen DJ; CLEVER Steering Committee. The Claudication: Exercise Vs. Endoluminal Revascularization (CLEVER) study: rationale and methods. J Vasc Surg. 2008 Jun;47(6):1356-63. Epub 2008 Apr 25. PubMed PMID: 18440181; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2519609.
    • Cooper CJ, Haller ST, Colyer W, Steffes M, Burket MW, Thomas WJ, Safian R, Reddy B, Brewster P, Ankenbrandt MA, Virmani R, Dippel E, Rocha-Singh K, Murphy TP, Kennedy DJ, Shapiro JI, D'Agostino RD, Pencina MJ, Khuder S. Embolic  protection and platelet inhibition during renal artery stenting. Circulation. 2008 May 27;117(21):2752-60. Epub 2008 May 19. PubMed PMID: 18490527.
    • 22: Prince EA, Murphy TP, Dhangana R, Soares GM, Ahn SH, Dubel GJ. Evaluation and management of patients with peripheralartery disease by interventional radiologists: current practices. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2008 May;19(5):639-44. Epub 2008 Mar 28. PubMed PMID: 18440449.
    • Dubel GJ, Murphy TP. Distal embolic protection for renal arterial interventions. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2008 Jan-Feb;31(1):14-22. Epub 2007 Nov 8. Review. PubMed PMID: 17990029.
    • Dubel GJ, Murphy TP. The role of percutaneous revascularization for renal artery stenosis. Vasc Med. 2008;13(2):141-56. Review. PubMed PMID: 18593803.
    • HirschAT, Murphy TP, Lovell MB, Twillman G, Treat-Jacobson D, Harwood EM, Mohler ER 3rd, Creager MA, Hobson RW 2nd, Robertson RM, Howard WJ, Schroeder P, Criqui MH; Peripheral Arterial Disease Coalition. Gaps in public knowledge of peripheral arterial disease: the first national PAD public awareness survey. Circulation. 2007 Oct 30;116(18):2086-94. Epub 2007 Sep 17. PubMed PMID: 17875966.
    • Murphy TP. Critical mass: the potential role of the mega-group to address the manpower shortage and facilitate office-based practice in interventional radiology. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2007 May;18(5):587-9. PubMed PMID: 17494838. 27: Murphy TP, Dubel G, Bass J, Ahn SH, Soares GM, Cerezo J. Spotlight on claudication: animportant disease gets attention. Med Health R I. 2007 Feb;90(2):40-2. Review. PubMed PMID: 17500249.
    • Cooper CJ, Murphy TP. Is renal artery stenting the correct treatment of renal artery stenosis? The case for renal artery stenting for treatment of renal artery stenosis. Circulation. 2007 Jan 16;115(2):263-9; discussion 270. Review. PubMed PMID: 17228012.
    • Cooper CJ, Murphy TP, Matsumoto A, Steffes M, Cohen DJ, Jaff M, Kuntz R, Jamerson K, Reid D, Rosenfield K, Rundback J, D'Agostino R, Henrich W, Dworkin L. Stent revascularization for the prevention ofcardiovascular and renal events among patients with renal artery stenosis and systolic hypertension: rationale and design of the CORAL trial. Am Heart J. 2006 Jul;152(1):59-66. PubMed PMID: 16824832.
    • Soares GM, Murphy TP, Singha MS, Parada A, Jaff M. Renal artery duplex ultrasonography as a screening and surveillance tool to detect renal artery stenosis: a comparison with current reference standard imaging. J Ultrasound Med. 2006 Mar;25(3):293-8. PubMed PMID: 16495488.
    • Khan N, Murphy TP, Soares GM, Zahir IS. Clinical services provided by interventional radiologists to Medicare beneficiaries in the United States, 2000-2003. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2005 Dec;16(12):1753-7. PubMed PMID: 16371546.
    • Murphy TP, Cooper CJ, Dworkin LD, Henrich WL, Rundback JH, Matsumoto AH, Jamerson KA, D'Agostino RB. The Cardiovascular Outcomes with Renal Atherosclerotic Lesions (CORAL) study: rationale and methods. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2005 Oct;16(10):1295-300. PubMed PMID: 16221898.
    • Murphy TP, Soares GM, Kim HM, Ahn SH, Haas RA. Quality of life and exercise performance after aortoiliac stent placement for claudication. JVasc Interv Radiol. 2005 Jul;16(7):947-53; quiz 954. PubMed PMID: 16002502.
    • Ahn SH, Cutry A, Murphy TP, Slaiby JM. Traumatic thoracic aortic rupture: treatment with endovascular graft in the acute setting. J Trauma. 2001;50(5):949-51.
    • Ahn SH, Murphy TP. New devices and techniques safely treat arterial occlusion. Diagnostic Imaging 2002;23(7):59-65.
    • American College of Radiology Practice Guideline for Interventional Clinical Practice. Drafting committee James L. Swischuk, MD, David Sacks, MD, John D. Barr, MD, Raymond E. Bertino, MD, John F. Cardella, MD, Gary S. Dorfman, MD, Joshua A. Hirsch, MD, Curtis A. Lewis, MD, Timothy P. Murphy, MD, Michael J. Pentecost, MD, Anne C. Roberts, MD.
    • Ariaratnam NS, Murphy TP, Carney WI, Marcaccio E, Slaiby J. Long-term follow-up after aortoiliac stenting for chronic ischemia: 10 year experience with 505 procedures. Radiology 2002; 225(p):494.
    • Beland MD, Soares GM, Dubel GJ, Forte MP, Murphy TP. Endovascular repair of a thoracic aorta mycotic pseudoaneurysm in a patient with history of bacteroides fragilis sepsis and leprosy. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2005;16(2 Pt 1):298-300.
    • Business Plan: Executive Summary. Murphy TP. In SIR Interventional Clinical Practice Manual, Society of Interventional Radiology, Fairfax, VA, TP Murphy, editor. In press.
    • Changing the Perception of IR Among the Referring Community. Murphy TP. In SIR Interventional Clinical Practice Manual, Society of Interventional Radiology, Fairfax, VA, TP Murphy, editor. In press.
    • Chopra R, Lipman, Murphy TP. Case studies in clinical practice development. Seminars in Interventional Radiology 2005;22(1):56-60.
    • Clinical IR: The Competitive Advantage. Murphy TP. In SIR Interventional Clinical Practice Manual, Society of Interventional Radiology, Fairfax, VA, TP Murphy, editor. In press.
    • Cooper CJ, Murphy TP, Dworkin L, et al. Stent Revascularization for the Prevention of Cardiovascular and Renal Events Among Patients with Renal Artery Stenosis and Systolic Hypertension: Rationale and Design of the CORAL Trial. To be submitted to Am J Cardiol.
    • Cost Assumptions. Murphy TP. In SIR Interventional Clinical Practice Manual, Society of Interventional Radiology, Fairfax, VA, TP Murphy, editor. In press.
    • Cronan JJ, Murphy TP. A comprehensive review of vascular ultrasound for the intensivist. J Intensive Care Med 1993;8:188-201.
    • Dubel GJ, Ferland RJ, Murphy TP, Frishman G. The emerging role of uterine artery embolization in the management of symptomatic uterine fibroids. Med Health R I. 2000 Oct;83(10):305-11.
    • Dubel GJ, Murphy TP, Hoffman AI, Bass J, Egglin T. Results of stent placement for renal artery stenosis with multivariate analysis of predictors for successful outcomes. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2001;12(1 Part 2):S46.
    • Dworkin L, Henrich W, Jamerson K, Murphy TP, Cooper CJ, et al. Optimal Medical Therapy for Patients with Atherosclerotic Renal Artery Stenosis in the CORAL Trial. To be submitted to the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
    • Hoffman AI, Murphy TP, Dubel GJ, Egglin TP, Shieh P. Alteplase (rt-PA) in catheter-directed thrombolysis for acute peripheral arterial occlusion: technique and results. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2001;12(1 Part 2):S69.
    • Khan N, Ahn S, Soares GM, Dubel GJ. Murphy TP, Haas RA, Bass J. Endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) of lesser saphenous vein (LSV) and greater saphenous vein tributary (GSVT) reflux. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2005; S.
    • Khan N, Dubel GJ, Murphy TP "Retroperitoneal Bleeding from Renal Angiomyolipoma" Applied Radiology, in press.
    • Khan N, Murphy TP, Cooper C. Renal stenting with distal protection device. Medicine and Health Rhode Island, submitted.
    • Khan N, Murphy TP, Dubel GJ. Carotid artery stenting with distal protection device. Medicine and Health Rhode Island 2005;88(3):96.
    • Khan N, Murphy TP, Haas RA, Soares GM, Dubel GJ. Stroke prevention. Medicine and Health Rhode Island 2005;88(2):44-47.
    • Khan N, Murphy TP, Zahir IS, Soares GM. Clinical services provided by interventional radiologists to Medicare beneficiaries in the United States, 2000-2003. J Vasc Intervent Radiol, in press.
    • Khan N, Soares GM, Murphy TP. Bowel entrapment in comminuted iliac wing fracture. Medicine and Health Rhode Island 2005;88(5):163.
    • Laying the Foundation of Clinical Practice. Murphy TP. In SIR Interventional Clinical Practice Manual, Society of Interventional Radiology, Fairfax, VA, TP Murphy, editor. In press.
    • Leighton DB, Ahn SH, Murphy TP. SIR 2003 film panel case 2: tumor emboli to the common iliac arteries. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2003 May;14(5):656-8.
    • Marks MJ, Murphy TP. Vascular and Interventional Radiology Grand Rounds, Volume II. Peripheral Vascular Disease.
    • Merport M, Murphy TP, Egglin TK, Dubel GJ. Fibrin sheath stripping vs. catheter exchange for the treatment of failed tunneled hemodialysis catheters: randomized clinical trial. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2000;11(9):1115-20.
    • Monthly Pro forma. Murphy TP. In SIR Interventional Clinical Practice Manual, Society of Interventional Radiology, Fairfax, VA, TP Murphy, editor. In press.
    • Murphy TP, Ariaratnam NS, Carney WI, Marcaccio EJ, Slaiby JM, Soares GM. Long-term experience with stent treatment of aortoiliac insufficiency. Radiology 2004; 231(1): 243-249.
    • Murphy TP, Cooper CJ, Dworkin LD, Henrich WL, Rundback JH, Matsumoto AH, Jamerson KA, D'Agostino RB. The CORAL (Cardiovascular Outcomes with Renal Atherosclerotic Lesions) Study: Rationale and Methods. J Vasc Interv Radiol.
    • Murphy TP, Dorfman GS. Aortoiliac disease: angiography and percutaneous therapy. In Intermittent Claudication. Lilly MP, Ed. In press.
    • Murphy TP, Egglin TK, Dubel GJ, Hoffman AI. Utilization of renal artery interventions by Medicare beneficiaries in 1998. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2001;12(1 Part 2):S46.
    • Murphy TP, guest editor. Aortoiliac Interventions, in Techniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Katzen BT, Semba C, editors. W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia. December 2000.
    • Murphy TP, Rundback JH, Cooper C, Kiernan MS. Chronic renal ischemia: implications for cardiovascular disease risk. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2002;13(12):1187-98.
    • Murphy TP, Soares GM, Kim HM, Ahn SH, Raas RA. Quality-of-Life and Exercise Performance After Aortoiliac Stent Placement for Claudication. J Vasc Intervent Radiol, in press.
    • Murphy TP, Soares GM. Critical Appraisal of the Technical Practice Model for Interventional Radiology. Seminars in Interventional Radiology 2005;22(1):17-20.
    • Murphy TP, Soares GM. Interventional clinic business plans. Seminars in Interventional Radiology 2005;22(1):45-48.
    • Murphy TP, Soares GM. Marketing the Interventional Clinical Practice to the Referring Community and to Patients. Seminars in Interventional Radiology 2005;22(1):34-38.
    • Murphy TP, Soares GM. Setting Up a Medical Clinical Office. Seminars in Interventional Radiology 2005;22(1):28-30.
    • Murphy TP, Soares GM. The Evolution of Interventional Radiology. Seminars in Interventional Radiology 2005;22(1):6-9.
    • Murphy TP, Soares GM. The Potential for Interventional Radiologists of Peripheral Arterial Disease. Seminars in Interventional Radiology 2005;22(1):24-27.
    • Murphy TP, Soares GM. Transitioning to a Clinical Practice Mode in Your Local Environment. Seminars in Interventional Radiology 2005;22(1):31-33.
    • Murphy TP, Vorwerk D. Special circumstances. Aortoiliac Interventions, in Techniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Katzen BT, Semba C, editors. W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia. December 2000.
    • Murphy TP. American College of Radiology Practice Guideline for Interventional Clinical Practice: a commitment to patient care. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2005;16(2 Pt 1):157-9.
    • Murphy TP. Coding Questions and Answers. Column in the bimonthly SCVIR Newsletter, beginning in August 1998.
    • Murphy TP. Comparing the SMART stent with the Wallstent iliac endoprosthesis: reading between the lines. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2004;15(9):907-9.
    • Murphy TP. Getting started. In Aortoiliac Interventions, in Techniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Katzen BT, Semba C, editors. W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia. December 2000.
    • Murphy TP. Hallmarks of a Clinical Practice. Seminars in Interventional Radiology 2005;22(1):21-23.
    • Murphy TP. Recanalization devices and techniques. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2001;12(1 Part 2):P78-81.
    • Murphy TP. Technical considerations. Aortoiliac Interventions, in Techniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Katzen BT, Semba C, editors. W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia. December 2000.
    • Murphy TP. Tracking Changes in the Practice of Interventional Radiology. Seminars in Interventional Radiology 2005;22(1):15-16.
    • Murphy TP. Venous thromboembolic disease and vena cava filters. In Vascular and Interventional Radiology: Principals and Practice, Curtis Bakal, James Silberzweig, Jacob Cynamon, Seymour Sprayregen, editors. Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc. New York, New York, 2002.
    • Murphy TP. Clinical interventional radiology: serving the patient. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2003;14(4):401-3.
    • Rundback JH, Murphy TP, Cooper C, Weintraub JL. Chronic renal ischemia: pathophysiologic mechanisms of cardiovascular and renal disease. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2002;13(11):1085-92.
    • Rundback JH, Sacks D, Kent KC, Cooper C, Jones D, Murphy T, Rosenfield K, White C, Bettmann M, Cortell S, Puschett J, Clair D, Cole P. Guidelines for the reporting of renal artery revascularization in clinical trials. American Heart Association. Circulation 2002;106(12):1572-85.
    • Rundback JH, Sacks D, Kent KC, Cooper C, Jones D, Murphy T, Rosenfield K, White C, Bettmann M, Cortell S, Puschett J, Clair D, Cole P. Guidelines for the Reporting of Renal Artery Revascularization in Clinical Trials. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2002;13:959-974.
    • Rundback JH, Sacks D, Kent KC, Cooper C, Jones D, Murphy T, Rosenfield K, White C, Bettmann M, Cortell S, Puschett J, Clair DG, Cole P; Councils on Cardiovascular Radiology, High Blood Pressure Research, Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, and Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association; FDA Device Forum Committee, Society of Interventional Radiology. Guidelines for the reporting of renal artery revascularization in clinical trials. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2003;14(9 Pt 2):S477-92.
    • Schedule. Murphy TP. In SIR Interventional Clinical Practice Manual, Society of Interventional Radiology, Fairfax, VA, TP Murphy, editor. In press.
    • Semba CP, Bakal CW, Calis KA, Grubbs GE, Hunter DW, Matalon TA, Murphy TP, Stump DC, Thomas S, Warner DL. Alteplase as an alternative to urokinase. Advisory Panel on Catheter-Directed Thrombolytic Therapy. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2000 Mar;11(3):279-87.
    • Semba CP, Murphy TP, Bakal CW, Calis KA, Matalon TA.Thrombolytic therapy with use of alteplase (rt-PA) in peripheral arterial occlusive disease: review of the clinical literature. The Advisory Panel. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2000 Feb;11(2 Pt 1):149-61.
    • Seminars in Interventional Radiology, Mueller P, Funaki B, editors. Issue on Clinical Practice of Interventional Radiology. Murphy TP, Soares GM, guest editors.
    • Soares GM, Murphy TP. Clinical Interventional Radiology:Parallels with the Evolution of General Surgery. Seminars in Interventional Radiology 2005;22(1):10-14.
    • Soares GM, Murphy TP. Vena cava filters. In Abram's Angography. Stanley Baum, Michael J. Pentecost, eds. Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 2004.