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Dr. Wei Zhou

Stanford University, USA

Email: weizhou@stanford.edu


1998 M.D., New York Medical College, USA

1994  B.Sc., University of California, San Diego, USA


  1. Mussa FF, Lin PH, Hedayati N, Naoum J, Zhou W, Yao Q, Kougias P, and Chen C. Comparison of AngioJet Rheolytic Pharmacomechanical Thrombectomy versus AngioJet Rheolytic Thrombectomy in a Porcine Peripheral Arterial Model. World Journal of Surgery, 2007, 31(4):715-22.
  2. Lin PH, Okada T, Steinberg JL, Zhou W, El Sayed HF, Rawat A, Kougias P, Yao Q, and Chen C. Rheolytic Pharmacomechanical Thrombectomy in Experimental Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis: Effect of L-Arginine on Thrombogenicity and Endothelial Vasomotor Function. World Journal of Surery, 2007, 31(4):664-75.
  3. Mussa FF, Peden EK, Zhou W, Lin PH, Lumsden AB, Bush RL. Balloon Angioplasty and Stenting for Venous Outflow Obstruction of the Lower Extremity. Texas Heart Journal 2007, 34(1):60-6.
  4. Guerrero MA, Zhou W, Kougias P, El Sayed H, Lin, PH. Multiple Giant Anastomotic Pseudoaneurysms of Carotid and Femoral Arteries: Combined Endovascular and Open Surgical Approach. Vascular 2007, 15(3):158-61.
  5. Kougias P, Lin PH, Dardik A, Lee WA, El Sayed H, Zhou W. Successful Treatment of Endotension and Aneurysm Sac Enlargement with Endovascular Stent-graft Reinforcement. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2007, 46(1): 124-7.
  6. Naoum JJ, Silberfein EJ, Zhou W, Sweeney JF, Albo D, Brunicardi FC, Kougias P, El Sayed HF, Lin PH. Concomitant Intraoperative Splenic Artery Embolization and Laparoscopic Splenectomy versus Laparoscopic Splenectomy: Comparison of Treatment Outcome. Am J Surgery 2007, 193(6):713-8.
  7. Lin PH, El Sayed HF, Kougias P, Zhou W, Lemaire SA, Coselli JS. Endovascular repair of thoracic aortic disease: overview of current devices and clinical results. Vascular. 2007;15(4):179-90.
  8. Kougias P, El Sayed, H, Zhou W, Lin PH. Management of Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia. The Role of Endovascular Therapy. Journal of Endovascular Therapy 2007; 14(3): 395-405.
  9. Silberfein EJ, Zhou W, Kougias P, El Sayed HF, Huynh TT, Albo D, Berger DH, FC Brunicardi, Lin PH. Percutaneous cholecystostomy for acute cholecystitis in high-risk patients: experience of a surgeon-initiated interventional program. The American Journal of Surgery, 2007; 194(5): 672-7.
  10. Kougias P, Lau D, El Sayed, H, Zhou W, Huynh TT, Lin PH. Determinants of Mortality and Treatment Outcome Following Surgical Interventions for Acute Mesenteric Ischemia. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2007; 46(3):467-474.
  11. Zhou W, Huynh TT, Kougias P, El Sayed HF, Lin PH. Traumatic Carotid Artery Dissection Caused by Bungee Jumping. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2007; 46(5):1044-6.
  12. Lin PH, Zhou W, Kougias P, El Sayed HF, Barshes NR, Huynh TT. Factors Associated with Hypotension and Bradycardia after Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2007; 46(5):846-54.
  13. Hedayati N, Kougias P, El Sayed HF, Zhou W, Huynh TT, Lin PH. Dual Guidewire Placement to Enhance Arch Vessel Origin Identification: A Simple Technique to Facilitate Ostial Aortic Arch Vessel Stenting. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2007, 46(6):1274-6.
  14. Daniel JC, Huynh TT, Zhou W, Kougias P, El Sayed HF, Huh J, and Coselli JS, Lin PH. Acute Aortic Dissection Associated with Use of Cocaine. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2007; 46(3):427-33.
  15. Guerrero MA, Zhou W, El-Sayed HF, Kougias P, Lin PH. Subscapsular Hematoma of the Kidney Secondary to Paintball Pellet Injuries. Journal of Emergency Medicine 2007.
  16. Hedayadi N, Lin PH, Lumsden AB, Zhou W. Prolonged Renal Artery Occlusion Following EVAR: Endovascular Rescue and Renal Function Salvage. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2007; 46(6):1274-6.
  17. Zhou W, Felkai DD, Evans M, McCoy SA, Lin PH, Kougias P, El-Sayed HF, and Lumsden AB. Ultrasound Criteria for Severe In-Stent Restenosis Following Carotid Artery Stenting. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2008; 47(1):74-80.
  18. Barshes NR, Zhou W. The Current Status of Laser Atherectomy for Lower Extremity Occlusive Diseases. Italian Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 2008; 14(4):329-37.
  19. Zhou W. Invited Commentary - Hemodynamic Changes Associated with Carotid Artery Interventions, Perspectives in Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, 2008; 20: 297-298.
  20. Chai H, Dong Y, Wang X, Zhou W. Ginsenoside Rb1 attenuates homocysteine-augmented guidewire injury-induced intimal hyperplasia in mice. Journal of Surgical Research 2009, 157(2):193-8.
  21. Tedesco MM, Dalman RL, Zhou W, Coogan SM, Lane B, Lee JT. Reduction of postprocedure microemboli following retrospective quality assessment and practice improvement measures for carotid angioplasty and stenting. J Vasc Surg. 2009, 49(3): 607-12.
  22. Chai H, Aghaie K, Zhou W. Soluble CD40 Ligand Induces Human Coronary Artery Smooth Muscle Cells Proliferation and Migration. Surgery 2009, 146(1): 5-11.
  23. Zhou W, Dinishak D, Lane B, Hernandez-Boussard T, Bech F, Rosen A. Long-term Radiographic Outcomes of Microemboli following Carotid Interventions. J Vasc Surg. 2009, 50(6):1314-9.
  24. Casey K, Zhou W, Tedesco MM, Al-Khatib WK, Hernandez-Boussard T, Bech F. Fate of the External Carotid Artery Following Carotid Interventions. International Journal of Angiology 2009, 18(4): 173-176.
  25. Chai H, Schultz, G, Aghaie K, Zhou W. In vivo assessment of the effects of ginsenoside Rb1 on intimal hyperplasia in ApoE knockout mice. Journal of Surgical Research 2010, 162(1): 26-32.
  26. Zhou W, Chai H, Ding R, Lam HY. Distribution of Inflammatory Mediators in Carotid and Femoral Plaques. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2010, 211(1): 92-8.
  27. Zhou W. Radiation exposure of Vascular Patients: Beyond Endovascular. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 2011, 53(1suppl):39s-43s.
  28. Casey K, Al-Khatib, Zhou W. Hypogastric Artery Preservation during Aortoiliac Aneurysm Repair. Annual of Vascular Surgery 2010, 25(1): 133. e1-8.
  29. Wang AS, Liang DH, Bech F, Lee J, Zarins C, Zhou W, Taylor CA. Validation of a Power Law Model in Upper Extremity Vessels: Potential Application in Ultrasound Bleed Detection. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (In Press).
  30. Ding Q, Tsao J, Chai H, Mochly-Rosen D, Zhou W. Therapeutic Potential for Protein Kinas C Inhibitor in Vascular Restenosis. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics (In Press).
  31. Ding Q, Chai H, Mahmood N, Tsao J, Mochly-Rosen D, and Zhou W. Matrix Metalloproteinases Modulated by PKCε Mediate Resistin-Induced Migration of Human Coronary Artery Smooth Muscle Cells. Journal of Vascular Surgery (In Press).
  32. Zhou W, Zareie R, Tedesco N, Gholibeikian S, Lane B, Hernandez-Boussard T, Rosen A. Risk Factors Predictive of CAS-associated Subclinical Microemboli. Internal Journal of Angiology (In Press).
  33. Zhou W. Invited Commentary - Total Versus hemi-aortic arch transposition for hybrid aortic arch repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery (In Press).
  34. Zayed MA, Zhou W. Management of Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis. Italian Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 2011.