Raja R Gopaldas

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Affiliation: University of Missouri
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Predictors of in-hospital complications after pericardiectomy: a nationwide outcomes study
    Raja R Gopaldas
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, MO, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:1227-33. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Impact of surgeon demographics and technique on outcomes after esophageal resections: a nationwide study
    Raja R Gopaldas
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1064-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Outcomes of concomitant aortic valve replacement and coronary artery bypass grafting at teaching hospitals versus nonteaching hospitals
    Raja R Gopaldas
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:648-55. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Superior nationwide outcomes of endovascular versus open repair for isolated descending thoracic aortic aneurysm in 11,669 patients
    Raja R Gopaldas
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:1001-10. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Endovascular versus open repair of ruptured descending thoracic aortic aneurysms: a nationwide risk-adjusted study of 923 patients
    Raja R Gopaldas
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hugh E Stephenson Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:1010-8. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Staged versus synchronous carotid endarterectomy and coronary artery bypass grafting: analysis of 10-year nationwide outcomes
    Raja R Gopaldas
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri 65212, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1323-9; discussion 1329. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Why choose cardiothoracic surgery as a career?
    Raja R Gopaldas
    University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri 65203, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 14:E142-8. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Impact of ACGME work-hour restrictions on the outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting in a cohort of 600,000 patients
    Raja R Gopaldas
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 163:201-9. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Severe aortic stenosis in a veteran population: treatment considerations and survival
    Faisal G Bakaeen
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:453-8. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Predictors of surgical mortality and discharge status after coronary artery bypass grafting in patients 80 years and older
    Raja R Gopaldas
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 198:633-8. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Predictors of in-hospital complications after pericardiectomy: a nationwide outcomes study
    Raja R Gopaldas
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, MO, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:1227-33. 2013
    ..Advances in medical care had caused a paradigm shift in the indications for pericardiectomy. We evaluated the current predictors of in-hospital complications for pericardiectomy...
  2. doi request reprint Impact of surgeon demographics and technique on outcomes after esophageal resections: a nationwide study
    Raja R Gopaldas
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1064-9. 2013
    ..Thoracic, cardiac, and general surgeons perform esophageal resections in the United States. This article examines the impact of surgeon subspecialty on outcomes after esophagectomy...
  3. doi request reprint Outcomes of concomitant aortic valve replacement and coronary artery bypass grafting at teaching hospitals versus nonteaching hospitals
    Raja R Gopaldas
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:648-55. 2012
    ..We examined the relationship of hospital teaching status and the presence of a thoracic surgery residency program with aortic valve replacement/coronary artery bypass grafting outcomes...
  4. doi request reprint Superior nationwide outcomes of endovascular versus open repair for isolated descending thoracic aortic aneurysm in 11,669 patients
    Raja R Gopaldas
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:1001-10. 2010
    ..Little is known about TEVAR's nationwide effect on patient outcomes. We evaluated nationwide data regarding the short-term outcomes of TEVAR and open aortic repair (OAR) procedures performed in the United States during a 2-year period...
  5. doi request reprint Endovascular versus open repair of ruptured descending thoracic aortic aneurysms: a nationwide risk-adjusted study of 923 patients
    Raja R Gopaldas
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hugh E Stephenson Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:1010-8. 2011
    ..We evaluated nationwide data regarding short-term outcomes of TEVAR and open aortic repair (OAR) for ruptured descending thoracic aortic aneurysm...
  6. doi request reprint Staged versus synchronous carotid endarterectomy and coronary artery bypass grafting: analysis of 10-year nationwide outcomes
    Raja R Gopaldas
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri 65212, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1323-9; discussion 1329. 2011
    ..We evaluated nationwide data regarding staged or synchronous carotid endarterectomy (CEA) and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and compared the two approaches' outcome profiles...
  7. doi request reprint Why choose cardiothoracic surgery as a career?
    Raja R Gopaldas
    University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri 65203, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 14:E142-8. 2011
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  8. doi request reprint Impact of ACGME work-hour restrictions on the outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting in a cohort of 600,000 patients
    Raja R Gopaldas
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 163:201-9. 2010
    ..Since the resident physician 80-h/wk restriction was implemented on July 1, 2003, little has been learned about the impact of this reform on patient outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  9. doi request reprint Severe aortic stenosis in a veteran population: treatment considerations and survival
    Faisal G Bakaeen
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:453-8. 2010
    ..We examined factors affecting the choice of surgical versus medical treatment of severe aortic stenosis and evaluated associated patient survival...
  10. doi request reprint Predictors of surgical mortality and discharge status after coronary artery bypass grafting in patients 80 years and older
    Raja R Gopaldas
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 198:633-8. 2009
    ..Little is known about the outcomes and predictors of discharge status (DCS) in elderly patients after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  11. doi request reprint The impact of resident work-hour restrictions on outcomes of cardiac operations
    Raja R Gopaldas
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 157:268-74. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of the resident work-hour restriction on outcomes of cardiac operations...
  12. doi request reprint Video-assisted thoracoscopic versus open thoracotomy lobectomy in a cohort of 13,619 patients
    Raja R Gopaldas
    the Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1563-70. 2010
    ..However, the issue of whether VATS or open thoracotomy is better remains controversial. We compared outcomes of open and VATS lobectomy in a national database...
  13. doi request reprint Aortic valve replacement: mortality predictions of surgeons versus risk model
    Faisal G Bakaeen
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 163:1-6. 2010
    ..We compared the abilities of surgeons and of an established risk model to predict operative mortality after aortic valve replacement (AVR), and we investigated scenarios that give rise to discrepancies between these predictions...
  14. doi request reprint Clinical depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, and comorbid depression and posttraumatic stress disorder as risk factors for in-hospital mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
    Tam K Dao
    University of Houston, Baylor College of Medicine, 2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:606-10. 2010
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  15. pmc Papillary fibroelastoma of the aortic valve: operative approaches upon incidental discovery
    Raja R Gopaldas
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 36:160-3. 2009
    ..We discuss the pathophysiology of fibroelastomas of the aortic valve and operative approaches to the management of these tumors when they are discovered incidentally...
  16. pmc Direct cannulation of the infrahepatic vena cava for emergent cardiopulmonary bypass support
    Raja R Gopaldas
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 36:316-20. 2009
    ..The rest of the operation was uneventful. Our technique for direct cannulation of the infrahepatic abdominal vena cava may be used in exceptional circumstances. Necessary precautions and potential pitfalls are also presented...
  17. pmc Autonomic cardiovascular dysregulation as a potential mechanism underlying depression and coronary artery bypass grafting surgery outcomes
    Tam K Dao
    University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX 77004, USA
    J Cardiothorac Surg 5:36. 2010
    ..Second, we investigated the impact of depression and autonomic nervous system activity on CABG outcomes...
  18. doi request reprint Axial-spin technique of endoscopic intracorporeal knot tying: comparison with the conventional technique and objective assessment of knot security, learning curves, and performance efficiency across training levels
    Raja R Gopaldas
    Department of Surgery, Easton Hospital, Easton PA and Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 19:157-64. 2009
    ..An easier technique of IC knot tying using 90-degree grasper is compared with the conventional technique (CLT). The new axial-spin technique (AST) uses the spin of the instrument shaft to tie IC knots...
  19. pmc Acute aortic dissection and stroke in multivessel fibromuscular dysplasia
    Subrata Kar
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Missouri Hospital Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri 65212, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 40:88-90. 2013
    ..Outcomes of aortic arch replacement in this setting are currently unknown. Therefore, our case might well offer some insight...
  20. doi request reprint Robotic-assisted or minithoracotomy incision for left ventricular lead placement: a single-surgeon, single-center experience
    Castigliano Murthy Bhamidipati
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
    Innovations (Phila) 7:208-12. 2012
    ..We evaluated early outcomes and costs after RA and MT epicardial LV lead implantation at our academic center...
  21. pmc Intracorporeal knot-tying for the thoracoscopic surgeon: a novel and simplified technique
    Raja R Gopaldas
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 37:435-8. 2010
    ..This technique has special advantages in areas of limited domain and in situations that require very narrow angles of instrument manipulation, particularly in thoracoscopic-assisted procedures...