Vahl TP, Gasior P, Gongora CA, Ramzipoor K, Lee C, Cheng Y, McGregor J, Shibuya M, Estrada EA, Conditt GB, Kaluza GL, Granada JF. Four-year polymer biocompatibility and vascular healing profile of a novel ultrahigh molecular weight amorphous PLLA bioresorbable vascular scaffold: an OCT study in healthy porcine coronary arteries. EuroIntervention. 2016; 12: 1510-1518.

Cheng Y, Gasior P, Shibuya M, Ramzipoor K, Lee C, Estrada EA, Dokko D, McGregor JC, Conditt GB, Kaluza GL, Granada JF. Comparative Characterization of Biomechanical Behavior and Healing Profile of a Novel Ultra-High-Molecular-Weight Amorphous Poly-l-Lactic Acid Sirolimus-Eluting Bioresorbable Coronary Scaffold. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 Oct;9(10). pii: e004253.

Cheng Y, Shibuya M, McGregor J, Conditt GB, Yi GH, Kaluza GL, Gray W, Doshi M, Sojitra P, Granada JF. Biological effect on restenosis and vascular healing of encapsulated paclitaxel nanocrystals delivered via coated balloon technology in the familial hypercholesterolaemic swine model of in-stent restenosis. EuroIntervention. 2016; 12:1164-1173.

Pérez-Medina C, Binderup T, Lobatto ME, Tang J, Calcagno C, Giesen L, Wessel CH, Witjes J, Ishino S, Baxter S, Zhao Y, Ramachandran S, Eldib M, Sánchez-Gaytán BL, Robson PM, Bini J, Granada JF, Fish KM, Stroes ES, Duivenvoorden R, Tsimikas S, Lewis JS, Reiner T, Fuster V, Kjær A, Fisher EA, Fayad ZA, Mulder WJ. In Vivo PET Imaging of HDL in Multiple Atherosclerosis Models. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016; 9: 950-61.

Tarantini G, Masiero G, Granada JF, Rapoza RJ. The BVS concept. From the chemical structure to the vascular biology: the bases for a change in interventional cardiology. Minerva Cardioangiol. 2016; 64: 419-41.

Granada JF, Tellez A, Baumbach WR, Bingham B, Keng YF, Wessler J, Conditt G, McGregor J, Stone G, Kaluza GL, Leon MB. In vivo delivery and long-term tissue retention of nano-encapsulated sirolimus using a novel porous balloon angioplasty system. EuroIntervention. 2016; 12: 740-7.

Li Y, Tellez A, Rousselle SD, Dillon KN, Garza JA, Barry C, Granada JF. Biological effect on drug distribution and vascular healing via paclitaxel-coated balloon technology in drug eluting stent restenosis swine model. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2016; 88: 89-98.

Cheng Y, Leon MB, Granada JF. An update on the clinical use of drug-coated balloons in percutaneous coronary interventions. Expert Opin Drug Deliv. 2016;13: 859-72.

Cortese B, Granada JF, Scheller B, Schneider PA, Tepe G, Scheinert D, Garcia L, Stabile E, Alfonso F, Ansel G, Zeller T. Drug-coated balloon treatment for lower extremity vascular disease intervention: an international positioning document. Eur Heart J. 2016; 37: 1096-103.

Balter S, Simon D, Itkin M, Granada JF, Melman H, Dangas G. Significant radiation reduction in interventional fluoroscopy using a novel eye controlled movable region of interest. Med Phys. 2016; 43: 1531-8.

Granada JF, Stenoien M, Buszman PP, Tellez A, Langanki D, Kaluza GL, Leon MB, Gray W, Jaff MR, Schwartz RS. Mechanisms of tissue uptake and retention of paclitaxel-coated balloons: impact on neointimal proliferation and healing. Open Heart. 2014 Aug 6;1(1):e000117. doi: 10.1136/openhrt-2014-000117. eCollection 2014.

Tellez A, Dattilo R, Mustapha JA, Gongora CA, Hyon CM, Palmieri T, Rousselle S, Kaluza GL, Granada JF. Biological effect of orbital atherectomy and adjunctive paclitaxel-coated balloon therapy on vascular healing and drug retention: early experimental insights into the familial hypercholesterolaemic swine model of femoral artery stenosis. EuroIntervention. 2014; 10: 1002-8.

Tellez A, Afari ME, Buszman PP, Seifert P, Cheng Y, Milewski K, McGregor JC, Garza JA, Roberts MB, Yi GH, Kaluza GL, Granada JF. Peri-strut low-intensity areas in optical coherence tomography correlate with peri-strut inflammation and neointimal proliferation: an in-vivo correlation study in the familial hypercholesterolemic coronary swine model of in-stent restenosis. Coron Artery Dis. 2014; 25: 595-601.

Weisz G, Smilowitz NR, Metzger DC, Caputo R, Delgado J, Marshall JJ, Vetrovec G, Reisman M, Waksman R, Pichard A, Granada JF, Moses JW, Carrozza JP. The association between experience and proficiency with robotic-enhanced coronary intervention-insights from the PRECISE multi-center study. Acute Card Care. 2014; 16: 37-40.

Tellez A, Seifert PS, Donskoy E, Sushkova N, Pennington DE, Milewski K, Krueger CG, Kaluza GL, Eppihimer MJ, Huibregtse BA, Dawkins KD, Granada JF. Experimental evaluation of efficacy and healing response of everolimus-eluting stents in the familial hypercholesterolemic swine model: a comparative study of bioabsorbable versus durable polymer stent platforms. Coron Artery Dis. 2014; 25: 198-207.

Aboodi MS, Milewski K, Tellez A, Cheng Y, Yi GH, Kaluza GL, Granada JF. Long term impact of balloon post-dilatation on neointimal formation: an experimental comparative study between 2nd generation self-expanding versus balloon-expandable stent technologies. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2014; 83: 397-404.


Stone GW, Granada JF. Very Late Thrombosis After Bioresorbable Scaffolds: Cause for Concern? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Oct 27;66(17):1915-7.

Gongora CA, Shibuya M, Wessler JD, McGregor J, Tellez A, Cheng Y, Conditt GB, Kaluza GL, Granada JF. Impact of paclitaxel dose on tissue pharmacokinetics and vascular healing: a comparative drug-coated balloon study in the familial hypercholesterolemic swine model of superficial femoral in-stent restenosis. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2015; 8: 1115-23.

Suter MJ, Kashiwagi M, Gallagher KA, Nadkarni SK, Asanani N, Tanaka A, Conditt GB, Tellez A, Milewski K, Kaluza GL, Granada JF, Bouma BE, Tearney GJ. Optimizing flushing parameters in intracoronary optical coherence tomography: an in vivo swine study. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015; 31: 1097-106.

Cheng Y, Yi GH, Annest LS, Van Bladel K, Brown R, Wechsler A, Shibuya M, Conditt GB, Peppas A, Kaluza GL, Granada JF. Early feasibility evaluation of thoracoscopically assisted transcatheter ventricular reconstruction in an experimental model of ischaemic heart failure with left anteroapical aneurysm. EuroIntervention. 2015; 10: 1480-7.

Gongora CA, Shibuya M, Ramzipoor K, Lee C, Cheng Y, McGregor JC, Estrada EA, Granada JF, Kaluza GL. Vessel caging versus vascular restoration in the same artery: long-term vascular remodeling and healing in response to overlapping metal stent and bioresorbable polymer scaffold. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2015; 8: 631-2.

Schneider PA, Giasolli R, Ebner A, Virmani R, Grananda JF. Early experimental and clinical experience with a focal implant for lower extremity post-angioplasty dissection. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2015; 8: 347-54.


Cheng Y, Conditt G, Yi G, Tellez A, Corcoran M, Rousselle S, Kaluza GL, Granada JF. First in-vivo evaluation of a flexible self-apposing left atrial appendage closure device in the canine model. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Oct 15. doi: 10.1002/ccd.25255. [Epub ahead of print]

Cheng Y, Aboodi MS, Annest LS, Wechsler AS, Kaluza GL, Granada JF, Yi GH. Off-pump epicardial ventricular reconstruction restores left ventricular twist and reverses remodeling in an ovine anteroapical aneurysm model. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Sep 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Kim JS, Afari ME, Ha J, Tellez A, Milewski K, Conditt G, Cheng Y, Hua Yi G, Kaluza GL, Granada JF. Neointimal patterns obtained by optical coherence tomography correlate with specific histological components and neointimal proliferation in a swine model of restenosis. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Sep 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Cheng Y, Aboodi MS, Wechsler AS, Kaluza GL, Granada JF, Van Bladel K, Annest LS, Yi GH. Epicardial catheter-based ventricular reconstruction: a novel therapy for ischaemic heart failure with anteroapical aneurysm. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2013 Aug 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Buszman PP, Tellez A, Afari ME, Cheng Y, Conditt GB, McGregor JC, Milewski K, Stenoien M, Kaluza GL, Granada JF. Stent healing response following delivery of paclitaxel viadurable polymeric matrix versus iopromide-based balloon coating in the familial hypercholesterolaemic swine model of coronary injury. EuroIntervention. 2013; 9: 510-516.

Buszman PP, Tellez A, Afari ME, Peppas A, Conditt GB, Rousselle SD, McGregor JC, Stenoien M, Kaluza GL, Granada JF. Tissue uptake, distribution, and healing response after delivery of paclitaxel via second-generation iopromide-based balloon coating: A comparison with the first-generation technology in the iliofemoral porcine model. J Am Coll Cardiol Intv. 2013; 6: 883-890.

Tellez A, Rousselle S, Palmieri T, Rate WR 4th, Wicks J, Degrange A, Hyon CM, Gongora CA, Hart R, Grundy W, Kaluza GL, Granada JF. Renal artery nerve distribution and density in the porcine model: biologic implications for the development of radiofrequency ablation therapies. Transl Res. 2013;Jul 30, doi:pii: S1931-5244(13)00210-7. 10.1016/j.trsl.2013.07.002.

Eppiheimer MJ, Sushkova N, Grimsby JL, Efimova N, Kai W, Larson S, Forsyth B, Huibregtse BA, Dawkins KD, Wilson GJ, Granada JF. Impact of stent surface on thrombogenicity and vascular healing: A comparative analysis of metallic and polymeric surfaces. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Jul 30 [Epub ahead of print]

Dardenne A, Fernandez C, Wagner A, Milewski K, Ordanes DR, Mount PA, Cheng Y, Yi GH, Conditt GB, Tellez A, Kaluza GL, Granada JF, Feeney WP. Benefits of standardizing the treatment of arrhythmias in the sheep (Ovis aries) model of chronic heart failure after myocardial infarction. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2013; 52 :290-4.

Yi GH, Cheng Y, Aboodi MS, Farnan R, Kar S, Burkhoff D, Farnan G, Granada JF. Safety and feasibility of percutaneous delivery of a novel circulatory assist device (CircuLite® SYNERGY®) in the swine model. EuroIntervention. 2013; Jun 22;9(2):259-68.

Cortese B, Sgueglia GA, Granada JF. Paclitaxel coated balloons, the time for awareness has come. Int J Cardiol 2013; 164: 1-2.

Bahls M, Bidwell CA, Hu J, Tellez A, Kaluza GL, Granada JF, Krueger CG, Reed JD, Laughlin MH, Van Alstine WG, Newcomer SC. Gene expression differences during the heterogeneous progression of peripheral atherosclerosis in familial hypercholesterolemic swine. BMC Genomics. 2013; 14: 443.

Weisz G, Metzger DC, Caputo RP, Delgado JA, Marshall JJ, Vetrovec GW, Reisman M, Waksman R, Granada JF, Novack V, Moses JW, Carrozza JP. Safety and feasibility of robotic percutaneous coronary intervention: PRECISE (Percutaneous Robotically-Enhanced Coronary Intervention) Study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013; 61: 1596-1600.

Cheng Y, Yi G, Conditt GB, Sheehy A, Kolodgie FD, Tellez A, Polyakov I, Gu A, Aboodi MS, Wallace-Bradley D, Schuster M, Martens T, Itescu S, Kaluza GL, Basu S, Virmani R, Granada JF, Sherman W. Catheter-Based endomyocardial delivery of mesenchymal precursor cells using 3D echo guidance improves cardiac function in a chronic myocardial injury ovine model. Cell Transplant 2013; 22: 2299-309.