Diaz Selected Publications

Selected Peer-Reviewed Journals and Publications

Diaz JA

Dynamic Classification of the Popliteal Artery: 

RE-"Endovascular treatment of the atherosclerotic popliteal artery disease based on dynamic angiography findings".

J Vasc Surg 2017, Mar;65(3):932-933. PMID: 28236937

Diaz JA

Animal Models of Venous Thrombosis: To change or not to change?

Blood. 2015, Nov 5, 126: 2177-2178PMID: 25428218

Tamashiro A, Dini AE,  Tamashiro GA, Riolo FM, Villegas MO, de Cándido MV, Mollón AP, Diaz JA

Changes in popliteal artery during flexion of the knee. Diagnosis and therapeutic value

Revista Argentina de Cardioangiología Intervencionista (Journal of the Argentinian College of interventional Cardiologist), 2015;6(3):135-141; ISSN2313-9307(Manuscript in Spanish).

Tamashiro A, Dini AE,  Tamashiro GA, Riolo FM, Zamora Chuquisengo AD, Bigot MA,  Villegas MO, de Cándido MV, Mollón AP, Diaz JA

Pulmonary artery embolization for treatment of masive hemoptisis. 

Revista Argentina de Cardioangiología Intervencionista (Journal of the Argentinian College of interventional Cardiologist), 2015;6(1):33-41ISSN2313-9307(Manuscript in Spanish). Commentaries.

Diaz JA, Farris DM, Wrobleski SK, Myers DD Jr, Wakefield TW.

Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Branch Variations in C57BL/6 Mice Impact Thrombus Size in IVC Ligation (Stasis) Model.

J Thromb Haemost. 2015 Apr;13(4):660-45. PMID: 25683196.

Diaz JAWrobleski SK, Alvarado CM, Hawley AE, Doornbos NK, Lester PA, Lowe SE, Gabriel JE, Roelofs KJ, Henke PK, Schaub RG, Wakefield TW, Myers DD. 
P-Selectin Inhibition Therapeutically Promotes Thrombus Resolution and Prevents Vein Wall Fibrosis Better Than Enoxaparin and an Inhibitor to von Willebrand Factor

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2015 Apr;35(4):829-37. PMID: 25657307.

DeRoo EP, Wrobleski SK, Shea EM, Al-Khalil RK, Hawley AE, Henke PK, Myers DD Jr, Wakefield TW, Diaz JA.
The role of galectin-3 and galectin-3-binding protein in venous thrombosis.
Blood. 2015 Mar 12;125(11):1813-21. pii: blood-2014-04-569939. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 25428218. 

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Diaz JA, Alvarado CM, Wrobleski SK, Slack DW, Hawley AE, Farris DM, Henke PK, Wakefield TW, Myers DD Jr. 
The Electrolytic Inferior Vena Cava Model (EIM) to study thrombogenesis and thrombus resolution with continuous blood flow in the mouse.
Thromb Haemost.
2013 Jun;109(6):1158-69. PMID: 23571406.

Diaz JA, Fuchs TA, Jackson TO, Stabler CC, Kremer Hovinga JA, Lämmle B, Henke PK, Myers DD Jr, Wagner DD, Wakefield TW and the Michigan Research Venous Group (Baker NK, Guire KE, Hawley AE, DeRoo EP, Stabler CC, Wrobleski SK).
Plasma DNA is Elevated in Patients with Deep Vein Thrombosis.
J Vasc Surg: Venous and Lym Dis 2013;1(4):341-8. PMID: 24187669.

The Most cited Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders Article.


Tamashiro A, de Cándido MV, Dini AE,  Mollón AP, Zelaya DA, Soledispa-Suarez CI, Riolo FM, Villegas MO, Tamashiro GA, Diaz JA.
Percutaneous treatment of hemoptisis: Anatomy, pathophisiology, new techniques, prevention of complications. 
Revista Argentina de Cardioangiología Intervensionista (Journal of the Argentinian College of interventional Cardiologist), 2013 Mar;4(1):40-48. 
ISSN 2313-9307

(Manuscript in Spanish)

Patterson KA, Zhang X, Wrobleski SK, Hawley AE, Lawrence DA, Wakefield TW, Myers DD, Diaz JA.
Rosuvastatin reduced deep vein thrombosis in ApoE gene deleted mice with hyperlipidemia through non-lipid lowering effects.
Thromb Res. 2013 Mar;131(3):268-76 PMID: 23276528.


Villegas MO, Pérez Mereles A, Tamashiro GA, Dini A, Mollón AP, de Cándido ML, Zelaya DA, Soledispa-Suarez CI, Denato S, Tamashiro A, Diaz JA.
Endovascular Treatment of an Aortoiliac Tuberculous Pseudo-aneurysm.
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2012 May 24. PMID 22623144.

Diaz JA, Obi A, Myers DD Jr, Wrobleski, SK, Henke PK, Mackman N, Wakefield TW.
A Critical Review of Mouse Models of Venous Thrombosis.
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2012 Mar;32(3):556-62. PMID: 22345593.

Rodriguez AL, Wojcik BM, Wrobleski SK, Myers DD Jr., Wakefield TW, Diaz JA.
Statins, Inflammation and Deep Vein Thrombosis: A Systematic Review.
J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2012 May;33(4):371-82. PMID: 22278047. Invited review article.

Diaz JA, Ballard-Lipka NE, Farris DM, Hawley AE, Wrobleski SK, Myers DD Jr., Henke PK, Lawrence DA, Wakefield TW.
Impaired fibrinolytic system in ApoE null mice with hyperlipidemia augments deep vein thrombosis.
J Vasc Surg. 2012 Mar;55(3):815-22. Epub 2011 Nov 25. PMID: 22119245.


Tamashiro GA, Tamashiro A, Villegas MO, Dini AE, Mollon AP, Zelaya DA, Soledispa-Suarez CI, Diaz JA.
Flexions of the Popliteal Artery: Technical considerations of the femoropopliteal stenting.
J Invasive Cardiol. 2011 Oct;23(10):431-3. PMID: 21972163.  

Diaz JA, Wrobleski SK, Hawley AE, Lucchesi BR, Wakefield TW, Myers DD Jr.
Electrolytic Inferior Vena Cava Model (EIM) of Venous Thrombosis.
J Vis Exp. 2011 Jul 12;(53):e2737. doi: 10.3791/2737. PMID: 21775963.

Wojcik BM, Wrobleski SK, Hawley AE, Wakefield TW, Myers DD Jr, Diaz JA.
Interleukin-6: A Potential Target for Post-thrombotic Syndrome.
Ann Vasc Surg. 2011 Feb;25(2):229-39. Epub 2010 Dec 4. PMID: 21131172.

Miceli MH, Diaz JA, Lee S.
Emerging Fungal Infections. Invited Article.
Lancet Infect Dis, 2011 Feb;11(2):142-51. PMID: 21272794. 

Diaz JA.

Inflammation and acute vein thrombosis. 

US Oncology & Hematology 2011;7(1):68–71. Invited review article. 

Diaz JA, Alvarado CM, Hawley AE, Berguer AM, Wrobleski SK, Wakefield TW, Lucchesi BR, Myers DD Jr. 

Thrombogenesis with continuous blood flow in the inferior vena cava: a novel mouse model.
Thromb Haemost. 2010 Aug;104(2):366-75. Epub 2010 Jun 29. PMID: 20589322, PMCID: PMC3065022.

Diaz JA, Ramacciotti E, Wakefield TW. 

Do Galectins Play a Role in Venous Thrombosis? A Review.
Thromb Res. 2010 May;125(5):373-6. Epub 2009 Dec 2. Invited Article. PMID: 19959209, PMCID: PMC2860062.

Diaz JA, Booth A, Lu G, Wood SC, Pinsky DJ, Bishop DK.
Critical role of IL-6 in hypertrophy and fibrosis in chronic cardiac allograft rejection
Am J Transplant. 2009. Aug;9(8):1773-83. PMID: 19538487, PMCID: PMC2756490.

Tamashiro A, Miceli MH, Rando C, Tamashiro GA, Villegas MO, Dini AE, Balestrini AE, Diaz JA.
Pulmonary artery access embolization in patients with massive hemoptysis in whom bronchial and/or non-bronchial systemic artery embolization is contraindicated.
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2008 May-Jun;31(3):633-7. PMID: 18175175.

Diaz JA, Campbell BT, Moursi MM, Boneti C, Kokoska ER, Jackson RJ, Smith SD.
Delayed manifestation of abdominal aortic stenosis in a child presenting 10 years after blunt abdominal trauma.
J Vasc Surg. 2006 Nov;44(5):1104-6. PMID: 17098550.

Tamashiro A, Villegas M, Tamashiro G, Enterrios D,  Dini A,  Balestrini A; Diaz JA.
Retrograde Rotablator in Limb Salvage: A new technique using a distal open approach.
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2006 Sep-Oct;29(5):854-6. PMID: 16802076.

Diaz JA, Miceli MH, Tamashiro A.
Dynamic Anatomy of the Popliteal Artery: Might Culture Affect the Outcome of Endovascular Therapy?
J Endovasc Ther. 2005 Oct;12(5):623-5. PMID: 16212467.

Diaz JA, Villegas M, Tamashiro A.
Endovascular Treatment of a Stenosed Anomalous Left Gastric Artery: Unique Open Artery of the Gastrointestinal Tract
J Invasive Cardiol. 2005 Mar;17(3):197-8. PMID: 15867460.

Miceli M, Atoui R, Walker R, Mahfouz T, Mirza N, Diaz JA, Tricot G, Barlogie B, Anaissie E.
Diagnosis of Deep Septic Thrombophlebitis in cancer patients by Fluorine-18 Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography Scanning: a Preliminary Report.
J Clin Oncol. 2004 May 15; 22(10):1949-56. PMID: 15143089.

Diaz JA
, Villegas MO, Tamashiro G, Miceli MH, Enterrios D, Balestrini E, Tamashiro A.

Flexions of the Popliteal Artery: Dynamic Angiography.
J Invasive Cardiol, 2004 Dec;16(12):712-5. PMID: 15596876.

Book Chapters

Diaz JA, Wakefield TW. Intrinsic and Extrinsic Causes of Thrombosis in the Superficial and Deep Venous System. In Wittens C. (ed), Innovative Treatment of Venous Disease, Edizioni Minerva Medica, Turin, Italy, pp 31-40, 2009. ISBN 978-88-7711-639-0.


Henke PK, Diaz JA, Myers DD Jr, Wakefield TW. Recent insights into the molecular and cellular contributions to venous thrombosis. In Willis MS and Homeister JW (eds), Molecular and Translational Vascular Medicine, Springer 2012. pp 71-102. ISBN 978-1-61779-906-8.

Diaz JA, Myers DD Jr. Inflammation, Thrombogenesis, Fibrinolysis and Vein Wall Remodeling after Deep Venous Thrombosis. In Atique Gabriel E and Atique Gabriel S, (eds), Inflammatory response in cardiovascular surgery, Springer 2012. ISBN 978-1-4471-4428-1.

Diaz JA, Myers DD Jr, Wakefield TW. Fundamental Mechanisms in Venous Thrombosis: New insights. In Bergan JJ (ed), The Vein Book, Oxford University Press, New York, USA. ISBN 978-0-19-539963-9.

Diaz JA, Wakefield TW. Inflammation, coagulation, and fibrinolysis in venous thrombosis. In: Valentine J, (ed). Scientific American Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. Hamilton (ON): Decker Intellectual Properties; March 2015. DOI: 10.2310/7800.3004 (accessed March 1, 2015).

Shaydakov ME, Diaz JA. Deep Vein Thrombosis: A view from the Basic Science. In Allegra C, Antignani PL, Kalodiki E (ed): Tips and Tricks in Angiology. Edizioni Minerva Medica S.p.A., Torino, Italy, pp 79-82, 2016. ISBN  978-88-7711-868-4.

Diaz JA, Henke PH. Venous Pathophysiology. In: Rutherford's Vascular Surgery 2017. (Submitted).

Journal Cover Art


Figure 7H from: DeRoo EP, Wrobleski SK, Shea EM, Al-Khalil RK, Hawley AE, Henke PK, Myers DD Jr, Wakefield TW, Diaz JA.

The role of galectin-3 and galectin-3-binding protein in venous thrombosis.

Blood. 2015 Mar 12;125(11):1813-21. PMID: 25428218