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Luis A Sanchez, MD, FACS

Professor, Surgery
Section Head, Division of General Surgery, Vascular Surgery Section

Specialty Areas

Vascular Surgery
Endovascular Treatment and Surgery
Aneurysms and Vascular Malformations
Stroke
Venous Thromboembolism
Cerebrovascular Disease (Extracranial)
Cardiovascular Disease
Carotid Disease
Marfan Syndrome
Dialysis Access Surgery
Arteriovenus Malformation

Board Certifications

Surgery
Vascular Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Aortic graft, balloon angioplasty, bypass grafts, endovascular graft repair, aortic stent grafts, occlusive disease, aneurysm, vascular disease, blocked arteries, abdominal aortic aneurysms, AAA, fenestrated stents

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Heart & Vascular Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: A
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-747-8272
Additional Phone: 1-877-799-0909
Fax: 314-362-7363

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

12634 Olive Blvd.
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Office Phone: 314-747-8272
Fax: 314-454-3923

Education

Education

Fellowship: Vascular Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY 1994
Residency: General Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY 1992
Medical School: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 1987

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Pediatric-Onset and Adult-Onset Common Variable Immune Deficiency.
Sanchez LA, Maggadottir SM, Pantell MS, Lugar P, Rundles CC, Sullivan KE, USIDNET Consortium.
J Clin Immunol. 2017 Jul 28; doi: 10.1007/s10875-017-0415-5.

PMID:
    28755066
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Prevalence of Low Vitamin D in Patients with Breast Cancer in a Predominantly Hispanic Population at the American-Mexican Border.
Farrag SE, Dwivedi AK, Otoukesh S, Badri NJ, Sanchez LA, Nahleh ZA
Nutr Cancer. 2017 Aug-Sep; 69(6)819-824. doi: 10.1080/01635581.2017.1339812.

PMID:
    28718665
    [PubMed - in process]
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Management of Cavoatrial Deep Venous Thrombosis: Incorporating New Strategies.
Zayed MA, De Silva GS, Ramaswamy RS, Sanchez LA
Semin Intervent Radiol. 2017 Mar; 34(1)25-34. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1597761.

PMID:
    28265127
    [PubMed]
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Structure-Activity Relationships of the Competence Stimulating Peptides (CSPs) in Streptococcus pneumoniae Reveal Motifs Critical for Intra-group and Cross-group ComD Receptor Activation.
Yang Y, Koirala B, Sanchez LA, Phillips NR, Hamry SR, Tal-Gan Y
ACS Chem Biol. 2017 Apr 21; 12(4)1141-1151. doi: 10.1021/acschembio.7b00007.

PMID:
    28221753
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Use of non-selective β-blockers is associated with decreased tumor proliferative indices in early stage breast cancer.
Montoya A, Amaya CN, Belmont A, Diab N, Trevino R, Villanueva G, Rains S, Sanchez LA, Badri N, Otoukesh S, Khammanivong A, Liss D, Baca ST, Aguilera RJ, Dickerson EB, Torabi A, Dwivedi AK, Abbas A, Chambers K, Bryan BA, Nahleh Z
Oncotarget. 2017 Jan 24; 8(4)6446-6460. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.14119.

PMID:
    28031536
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pattern of Venous Collateral Development after Splenic Vein Occlusion in an Extended Whipple Procedure (Whipple at the Splenic Artery) and Long-Term Results.
Rosado ID, Bhalla S, Sanchez LA, Fields RC, Hawkins WG, Strasberg SM
J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Mar; 21(3)516-526. doi: 10.1007/s11605-016-3325-6.

PMID:
    27921207
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Type II Endoleaks.
Kuziez MS, Sanchez LA, Zayed MA
J Cardiovasc Dis Diagn. 2016 Sep; 4(5)pii: 255.

PMID:
    27857945
    [PubMed]
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A telephone call 1 week after hospitalization can identify risk factors for vascular surgery readmission.
Hornick JR, Balderman JA, Eugea R, Sanchez LA, Zayed MA
J Vasc Surg. 2016 Sep; 64(3)719-25. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2016.04.060.

PMID:
    27565591
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Postmortem genetic screening for the identification, verification, and reporting of genetic variants contributing to the sudden death of the young.
Methner DN, Scherer SE, Welch K, Walkiewicz M, Eng CM, Belmont JW, Powell MC, Korchina V, Doddapaneni HV, Muzny DM, Gibbs RA, Wolf DA, Sanchez LA, Kahn R
Genome Res. 2016 Sep; 26(9)1170-7. doi: 10.1101/gr.195800.115.

PMID:
    27435932
    [PubMed - in process]
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The ethics of conducting molecular autopsies in cases of sudden death in the young.
McGuire AL, Moore Q, Majumder M, Walkiewicz M, Eng CM, Belmont JW, Nassef S, Darilek S, Rutherford K, Pereira S, Scherer SE, Sutton VR, Wolf D, Gibbs RA, Kahn R, Sanchez LA, Molecular Autopsy Consortium of Houston (MATCH).
Genome Res. 2016 Sep; 26(9)1165-9. doi: 10.1101/gr.192401.115.

PMID:
    27412853
    [PubMed - in process]
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Revision of the West Indian Wattius Kaszab (Tenebrionidae, Toxicini, Eudysantina) with lectotype designations for Pascoe's South American species.
Smith AD, Sanchez LA
Zookeys. 2015; (537)111-30. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.537.6115.

PMID:
    26798241
    [PubMed]
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Glucocorticoids improve acute dizziness symptoms following acute unilateral vestibulopathy.
Batuecas-Caletrío A, Yañez-Gonzalez R, Sanchez-Blanco C, Pérez PB, González-Sanchez E, Sanchez LA, Kaski D
J Neurol. 2015 Nov; 262(11)2578-82. doi: 10.1007/s00415-015-7918-x.

PMID:
    26459091
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Perceived HIV-Associated Stigma among HIV-Seropositive Men: Psychometric Study of HIV Stigma Scale.
Valle A, Treviño AC, Zambrano FF, Urriola KE, Sánchez LA, Elizondo JE
Front Public Health. 2015; 3171. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2015.00171.

PMID:
    26191524
    [PubMed]
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Comparative Outcome of Computed Tomography-guided Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation, Partial Nephrectomy or Radical Nephrectomy in the Treatment of Stage T1 Renal Cell Carcinoma.
Cooper CJ, Teleb M, Dwivedi A, Rangel G, Sanchez LA, Laks S, Akle N, Nahleh Z
Rare Tumors. 2015 Feb 11; 7(1)5583. doi: 10.4081/rt.2015.5583.

PMID:
    25918603
    [PubMed]
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Extranodal and nodal diffuse large B cell lymphoma of the head and neck: two different entities?
Sánchez LA, Redondo AM, Muñez OB, Sebastián E, Alcoceba M, González M, Martín A, Caballero D
Ann Hematol. 2015 Apr; 94(4)609-16. doi: 10.1007/s00277-014-2256-0.

PMID:
    25537456
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impaired oxidative metabolism and calcium mishandling underlie cardiac dysfunction in a rat model of post-acute isoproterenol-induced cardiomyopathy.
Willis BC, Salazar-Cantú A, Silva-Platas C, Fernández-Sada E, Villegas CA, Rios-Argaiz E, González-Serrano P, Sánchez LA, Guerrero-Beltrán CE, García N, Torre-Amione G, García-Rivas GJ, Altamirano J
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2015 Mar 1; 308(5)H467-77. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00734.2013.

PMID:
    25527782
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pseudomonas yamanorum sp. nov., a psychrotolerant bacterium isolated from a subantarctic environment.
Arnau VG, Sánchez LA, Delgado OD
Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 65(Pt 2)424-31. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.065201-0.

PMID:
    25385990
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Malfunctioning of the iron-sulfur cluster assembly machinery in Saccharomyces cerevisiae produces oxidative stress via an iron-dependent mechanism, causing dysfunction in respiratory complexes.
Gomez M, Pérez-Gallardo RV, Sánchez LA, Díaz-Pérez AL, Cortés-Rojo C, Meza Carmen V, Saavedra-Molina A, Lara-Romero J, Jiménez-Sandoval S, Rodríguez F, Rodríguez-Zavala JS, Campos-García J
PLoS One. 2014; 9(10)e111585. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0111585.

PMID:
    25356756
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of High-Dose Cysteine Supplementation on Erythrocyte Glutathione: A Double-Blinded, Randomized Placebo-Controlled Pilot Study in Critically Ill Neonates.
Calkins KL, Sanchez LA, Tseng CH, Faull KF, Yoon AJ, Ryan CM, Le T, Shew SB
JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2016 Feb; 40(2)226-34. doi: 10.1177/0148607114546375.

PMID:
    25139979
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Isolation of Sphaerotilus-Leptothrix strains from iron bacteria communities in Tierra del Fuego wetlands.
Schmidt B, Sánchez LA, Fretschner T, Kreps G, Ferrero MA, Siñeriz F, Szewzyk U
FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2014 Nov; 90(2)454-66. doi: 10.1111/1574-6941.12406.

PMID:
    25098830
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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