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Christian Bianchi, MD
Associate Professor, Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surg
School of Medicine
Presentations    General Academic Presentation
  • Garcia O, Teruya T, Bianchi C, Chiriano J, and Abou-Zamzam AM Jr. Anemia is associated with postoperative myocardial infarction in patients undergoing vascular surgery." Southern California Vascular Surgical Society. Southern California Vascular Surgical Society 28th Annual Meeting. North San Diego, California. May 2, 2010.  ( 5/2010 )
  • Law, Brandon, Bianchi, Christian, Chiriano, Abou-Zamzam, Jr., A M. “Treatment of patients with peripheral arterial disease and tissue loss in VA limb preservation program.” Paper Presentation. Southern California Vascular Surgical Society. Southern California Vascular Surgical Society 28th Annual Meeting. North San Diego, California. May 2, 2010. ( 5/2010 )
  •  Bianchi, Christian. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: an update. Division of Vascular Surgery Thursday Conference. Loma Linda, California. March 11, 2010. ( 3/2010 )
  • Bianchi, Christian. Carotid Stenosis. Division of Vascular Surgery Thursday Conference. Loma Linda, California. August 27, 2009. ( 8/2009 )
  • Bianchi, Christian. Vascular Exposures II. Division of Vascular Surgery Thursday Conference. Loma Linda, California. July 23, 2009.    ( 7/2009 )
  • Chiriano, Jason, Bianchi, Christian, Teruya, Theodore H, Mills, Brian, Bishop, Vicki, Abou-Zamzam, Ahmed M. “Management of Lower Extremity Wounds in Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease: A Stratified Conservative Approach.” Southern California Vascular Society. Apr. 2009. ( 4/2009 )
  Research Presentations -- International
  • Bianchi, Christian. "Endoluminal Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms." International Society of Endovascular Specialists. NACET 2010 One Day Summit: New Advances in Cardiovascular and Endovascular Technologies. La Concha Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico. May. 2010.   ( 5/2010 )
  Research Presentations -- National
  • Bianchi, C; Bishop, V; Abou-Zamzam, A; Bell, B; Teruya, T. "Predicting functional outcome in patients with below the knee amputations performed for lower extremity ischemia." 25th Annual Meeting of the Southern California Vascular Surgery Society. San Diego, CA ( 5/2007 )
  • Bianchi, C; Montalvo, V; ou, H; Bishop, V; Abou-Zamzam, A. "Pharmacologic Risk Factor Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease is Lacking and Requires Vascular Surgeon Participation." 24th Annual Meeting Southern California Vascular Surgery Society. Temecula, Ca ( 5/2006 )
  • Bianchi, C; Garberoglio, C; Robles, A. "Defining the role of intraoperative cholangiogram after ERCP." 39th Annual Meeting of the Tri-county Surgical Society. Riverside, CA ( 5/1996 - 5/2006 )
  • Chiriano, J DO; Teruya, T; Molakara, A; Bianchi, C; Abou-Zamzam, A. "Hepatic Artery Aneurysm Associated with Acute Aortic Dissection and Cholangitis: A Case Report." 23rd Annual Meeting Southern California Vascular Surgical Society. La Quinta, California ( 5/2005 )
  • Molakara, A; Chiriano, J DO; Bianchi, C; Teruya, T; Kileen, JD; Abou-Zamzam, A. "Chronic Ergot Toxicity Presenting with Bilateral External Iliac Artery Dissection and Lower extremity rest pain." 23rd Annual Meeting Southern California Vascular Society. La Quinta, California ( 5/2005 )
  • Bianchi, C; Ballard, J; Abou-Zamzam, A; Teruya, T; Abu-Assal, M. "Anterior retroperitoneal lumbosacral spine exposure: operative technique and results." Southern California Vascular Surgical Society 20th Annual Meeting. Rancho Bernardo, California ( 4/2005 )
  • Teruya, T; Bianchi, C; Abou-Zamzam, A; Ballard, JL. "Endovascular Treatment of Blunt Traumatic Abdominal Aortic Injury with Stent Grafts." 21st Annual Souther California Vascular Society Meeting. La Jolla, California ( 5/2004 )
  • Ballard, JL; Reiss, J; abou-Zamzam, A; Teruya, T; Bianchi, C. "Two Graft Repair of very Proximal Superior Mesenteric Artery Aneurysm. A Techincal Note." 21st Annual Meeting Southern California Vascular Surgery Society. La Jolla, California ( 5/2004 )
  • Ballard, J; Teruya, T; Abou-Zamzam, A; Bianchi, C. "A Prospective Study of Quality Before and After Endovascular and Open Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm." 18th Annual Meeting of the Western Vascular Society. Kona, Hawaii ( 9/2003 )
  • Abou-ZamZam, A; Bianchi, C; Teruya, T; Hopewell, J; Vannix, R; Ballard, J. "Aorto-enteric fistula development following Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair." Southern California Vascular Society. Rancho Mirage, California ( 3/2003 )
  • Bianchi, C; Ballard, J; Abou-Zamzam, A; Teruya, T; Abu-Assal, M. "Anterior retroperitoneal lumbosacral spine exposure: operative technique and resutls." 17th Annual Meeting of the Western Vascular Society. Newport Beach, California ( 9/2002 )
  • Bianchi, C; Ballard, J; Abou-Zamzam, A; Teruya, T. "SEPS. Critical analysis and long term follow up." 17th Annual Meeting of the Western Vascular Society. Newport Beach, California ( 9/2002 )
  • Abou-Zamzam, A; Bianchi, C; Teruya, T; Hopewill, J; Vannix, R; Ballard, J. "Aorto-enteric fistula development following Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair." Southern California Vascular Surgical Society 20th Annual Meeting. Rancho Bernardo, California ( 4/2002 )
  • Bianchi, C; Ludi, D; Robles, A. "Biliary disease affecting the last trimester of pregnancy." 43rd Tri-County Surgical Society Meeting. Riverside, California ( 5/2000 )
  • Bianchi, C; Ballard, JL; Bergan,JJ; Killeen, JD. "Vascular reconstruction and major resection for malignancy." 14th Annual meeting of the Western Vascular Society. Lake Tahoe, California ( 9/1999 )
  • Bianchi, C; Tabuenca, A; Balarezo, C; Fernandez, K; Reeves, C. "Recreational Injuries: Presentation and Management The Riverside County Experience." 38th World Congress of Surgery. Vienna, Austria ( 8/1999 )
  • Bianchi, C; Ballard, JL; Bergan, JJ; Killeen, JD. "Vascular Reconstruction and major resection for malignancy." 70th Annual Session of the Pacific Coast Surgical Association. San Jose De Cabo, Mexico ( 2/1998 )
  • Bianchi, C; Tabuenca, A; Garberoglio, C; Robles, A. "Interoperative cholangiogram as a predictor of postoperative ERCP." 1st America's Hepato-Bilio-Pancreatic Association. Miami, Florida ( 2/1997 )
  • Bianchi, C; Gaberoglio, C; Robles, A. "Incidence, management and outcome of silent common bile duct stones." 2nd World Congess of the International Hepato-Bilio-Pancreatic Society. Bologna, Italy ( 6/1996 )
  • Bianchi, C; Garberoglio, C; Robles, A. "Incidence, management and outcome of silent common bile duct stones." 39th Annual Meeting of the Tri-county Surgical Society. Riverside, California ( 5/1996 )
  • Eichenberg, B; Bianchi, C; Vanderlindern, J; Robles, A; McLarty, R; Tabuenca, A. "Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the third trimester of pregnancy." 39th Annual Meeting of the Tri-County Surgical Society. Riverside, California ( 5/1996 )
  • Robles, A; Owens, C; Bianchi, C; Walter, AM; Pitombo, C; Gaberglio, C; Tabuenca, A. "Outpatient laparoscopic cholecystectomy is safe for the obese and morbidly obese patient." 2nd World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ( 3/1996 )
  • Robles, A; Owens, C; Bianchi, C; Walter, M; Pitombo, C; Tabuenca, A; Garveroglio, C. "A prospective comparison of the manometric effect of division or non divison of the short gastric vessels in Nissen fundoplication-preliminary report." 2nd world Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ( 3/1996 )
  • Bianchi, C; Owens, C; Pitombo, c; Tabuenca, A; Gaberoglio, C; Robles, A. "Outpatient laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Outcome by ASA grading." @nd world Congess of Endoscopic Surgery. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ( 3/1996 )
  • Bianchi, C; O'Callaghan, T. "CT for combined head and abdominal injuries. A safe approach to investigation." 25th Educational and Scientific Symposium of Critical Care. New Orleans, Louisiana ( 2/1996 )
  • Robles, A; Garberoglio, C; Bianchi, C; Eichenberg, B. "Different surgical approaches can reduce perioperative complications during laparoscopic splenectomy." Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of splenic disorders. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles, CA ( 2/1996 )
  • Eichenberg, B; Bianchi, C: Vannderlinden, J; Robles, A; Mc Larty, R; Tabuenca, A. "Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the third trimester of pregnancy." ACS Southern Californian Chapter. Santa Barbara, CA ( 1/1996 )
  • Eichenberg, B; Bianchi, C; Owens, C; Garberoglio, C. "Laparoscopic antireflux procedures, a second chance." 66th Agentinean Surgical Congress. Buenos Aires, Argentina ( 10/1995 )
  • Tabuenca, A; Bianchi, C; Owens, C; Robles, A. "Laparoscopic treatment of gastroesphageal reflus." Annual Meeting of the Tri-County Surgical Society. San Bernardino, CA ( 5/1995 )
  Presentations given to non-academic audiences
  • Christian Bianchi. "Current Status of Carotid Artery Stenting." Update on Vascular Surgery. Balboa Naval Hospital, San Diego, California ( 11/2004 )
  • Christian Bianchi. "Carotid Artery Stenting." Advanced Training in Endovascular Surgery. Stanford University, Palo Alto, California ( 6/2004 )
  • Christian Bianchi. "Retroperitoneal approach for AAA." Second Annual Over Trial Meeting; OVER Trial VA Cooperative Studies Program no. 498. Washington DC ( 6/2004 )
  • Christian Bianchi. "PAD in diabetic patients." Barbara Johnson Diabetic Seminar. St Jude's Hospital, Newport Beach, California ( 3/2004 )
  • Christian Bianchi. "Carotid Artery Stenting." Advanced Training in Endovascular Surgery. Stanford University, Palo Alto, California ( 10/2003 )
  • Christian Bianchi. "Vascular Surgeon's perspective on postoperative care." Consensus Conference for Standards of Practice on Postoperative Management of Lower Extremity Amputt. Chicago, Illinois ( 5/2003 )