Publications

Publications for Tre Welch, Ph.D.

  1. Welch TR, Eberhart RC, Banerjee S, Chuong CJ. Mechanical Interaction of an Expanding Coiled Stent with a Plaque-Containing Arterial Wall: A Finite Element Analysis. Cardiovasc Eng Technol. 2015. doi: 1007/s13239-015-0249-3. PMID: 26621671 (ahead of print).
  2. Goodfriend AC, Welch TR, Nguyen KT, et al. Thermally processed polymeric microparticles for year-long delivery of dexamethasone. Materials Science and Engineering: C. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2015.09.003.
  3. Goodfriend AC, Welch TR, Wang J, Nguyen KT, Johnson RF, Xu C, Reddy SV, Nugent A, Forbess JM. Design of a radiopaque drug delivery coating for bioresorbable stents. Proceedings of the 14th International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition. American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Aug 2015.
  4. Goodfriend AC, Welch TR, Nguyen KT, et al. Poly(gadodiamide fumaric acid): A Bioresorbable, Radiopaque, and MRI-Visible Polymer for Biomedical Applications. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. 2015;1(8):677-84. doi: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.5b00091.
  5. Goodfriend AC, Welch TR, Barker G, Ginther R, Jr., Riegel MS, Reddy SV, et al. Novel bioresorbable stent coating for drug release in congenital heart disease applications. Journal of biomedical materials research Part A. 2014; 1552-4965.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25196819
  6. Veeram Reddy SR, Welch TR, Wang J, et al. A novel design biodegradable stent for use in congenital heart disease: Mid-term results in rabbit descending aorta. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions: official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions. 2014.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25157439
  7. Welch T, Eberhart R, Reisch J, Chuong C-J. Influence of Thermal Annealing on the Mechanical Properties of PLLA Coiled Stents. Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology. 2014;5(3):270-80.http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13239-014-0189-3
  8. DeSena HC, Veeram Reddy SR, Welch T, et al. Morphology of interatrial defects created by interventional techniques in a neonatal animal model. Pediatric cardiology. 2014;35(3):381-5. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24013176
  9. Veeram Reddy SR, Welch TR, et al. A novel biodegradable stent applicable for use in congenital heart disease: bench testing and feasibility results in a rabbit model. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions: official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions. 2014;83(3):448-56.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23592519
  10. Welch T, Eberhart RC, et al. Novel Bioresorbable Stent Design and Fabrication: Congenital Heart Disease Applications. Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology. 2013(4):171-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13239-013-0136-8
  11. Thatcher JE, Welch T, Eberhart RC, Schelly ZA, DiMaio JM. Thymosin beta4 sustained release from poly(lactide-co-glycolide) microspheres: synthesis and implications for treatment of myocardial ischemia. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2012;1270:112-9.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23050826
  12. Welch TR, Eberhart RC, Chuong CJ. The influence of thermal treatment on the mechanical characteristics of a PLLA coiled stent. Journal of biomedical materials research Part B, Applied biomaterials. 2009;90(1):302-11. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19085931
  13. Welch T, Eberhart RC, Chuong CJ. Characterizing the expansive deformation of a bioresorbable polymer fiber stent. Annals of biomedical engineering. 2008;36(5):742-51. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18264765

Book Chapters

Welch, Tre R. and Veeram Reddy, Surendranath R. “Drug Eluting Stents and Polylactide Stents.” Chap 1 in New Developments in Polylactic Acid Research. Winthrop, Courtney. New York: Nova Science Publishers Inc, 2015, pp1-27.