Omaida C. Velazquez, M.D.

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Adjunct Professor of Surgery
Department: Surgery

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Department of Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
3400 Spruce Street/4 Silverstein Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6451
Fax: 215-662-4871
B.S. (Chemical Biology)
Stevens Institute of Technology (SIT), Hoboken, New Jersey , 1987.
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ-NJMS), Newark, New Jersey , 1991.
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Selected Publications

Liu ZJ, Souma A, Snyder R, Fairman RM, Herlyn M, Velazquez OC. : VEGF-A and alphaVbeta-3 mediate fibroblast-induced capillary-like differentiation of endothelial cells through N-Ras and PI3K signaling in human microvascular endothelial cells. FASEB J 17(13): 1931-1933, October 2003.

Velázquez OC, Herlyn M: The vascular phenotype of melanoma metastasis. Clinical and Experimental Metastasis 20(3): 229-235, 2003.

Fairman RM, Larson R, Baum RA, Carpenter JP, Golden MA, Barker CF, Velázquez OC. : Potential impact of therapeutic warfarin treatment on type II endoleaks and sac shrinkage rates on midterm follow-up examination. J Vasc Surg 35(4): 679-685, April 2002.

Velázquez OC, Snyder R, Zhao-Jun Liu, Fairman R, Herlyn M. : Fibroblast-dependent differentiation of human microvascular endothelial cells into capillary-like, three-dimensional networks. FASEB J 16(10): 1316-1318, August 2002.

Carpenter JP, Baum RA, Barker CF, Golden MA, Velázquez OC, Mitchell ME, Fairman RM. : Durability of benefits of endovascular versus conventional AAA repair. J Vasc Surg 35(2): 222-228, February 2002.

Fairman RM, Baum RA, Carpenter JP, Deaton DH, Makaroun MS, Velazquez OC. : Limb interventions in patients undergoing treatment with an unsupported bifurcated aortic endograft system: A review of the Phase II EVT investigators. J Vasc Surg 36(1): 118-126, July 2002.

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