Dr. Radha S. Gopalan, Publications

Refereed Original Articles in Journals

  1. Tripathi B, Arora S, Kumar V, Thakur K, Lahewala S, Patel N, Dave M, Shah M, Savani S, Sharma P, Bandyopadhyay D, Shantha GPS, Egbe A, Chatterjee S, Patel NK, Gopalan R, Figueredo VM, Deshmukh A. Hospital Complications and Causes of 90-Day Readmissions After Implantation of Left Ventricular Assist Devices. Am J Cardiol. 2018 May 1. pii: S0002-9149(18)30938-X. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.04.015. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed [citation] PMID: 29960661
  1. Tripathi B, Arora S, Kumar V, Abdelrahman M, Lahewala S, Dave M, Shah M, Tan B, Savani S, Badheka A, Gopalan R, Shantha GPS, Viles-Gonzalez J, Deshmukh A. Temporal trends of in-hospital complications associated with catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in the United States: An update from Nationwide Inpatient Sample database (2011-2014). J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2018 May;29(5):715-724. doi: 10.1111/jce.13471. Epub 2018 Mar 30. PubMed [citation] PMID: 29478273 
  1. Tripathi B, Arora S, Mishra A, Kundoor VR, Lahewala S, Kumar V, Shah M, Lakhani D, Shah H, Patel NV, Patel NJ, Dave M, Deshmukh A, Sudhakar S, Gopalan R. Short-term outcomes of atrial flutter ablation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2017 Nov;28(11):1275-1284. doi: 10.1111/jce.13311. PubMed [citation] PMID: 28800179 
  1. Arora S, Lahewala S, Hassan Virk HU, Setareh-Shenas S, Patel P, Kumar V, Tripathi B, Shah H, Patel V, Gidwani U, Deshmukh A, Badheka A, Gopalan R. Etiologies, Trends, and Predictors of 30-Day Readmissions in Patients With Diastolic Heart Failure. Am J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 15;120(4):616-624. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2017.05.028. Epub 2017 Jun 1. PubMed [citation] PMID: 28648393
  1. Arora S, Patel P, Lahewala S, Patel N, Patel NJ, Thakore K, Amin A, Tripathi B, Kumar V, Shah H, Shah M, Panaich S, Deshmukh A, Badheka A, Gidwani U, Gopalan R. Etiologies, Trends, and Predictors of 30-Day Readmission in Patients With Heart Failure. Am J Cardiol. 2017 Mar 1;119(5):760-769. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2016.11.022. Epub 2016 Dec 14. PubMed [citation] PMID: 28109560
  1. Trivieri MG, Dweck MR, Abgral R, Robson PM, Karakatsanis NA, Lala A, Contreras J, Sahni G, Gopalan R, Gorevic P, Fuster V, Narula J, Fayad ZA. (18)F-Sodium Fluoride PET/MR for the Assessment of Cardiac Amyloidosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Dec 20;68(24):2712-2714. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2016.09.953. No abstract available. PubMed [citation] PMID: 27978955, PMCID: PMC5438164
  1. John R, Aaronson KD, Pae WE, Acker MA, Hathaway DR, Najarian KB, Slaughter MS; HeartWare Bridge to Transplant ADVANCE Trial Investigators. Drive-line infections and sepsis in patients receiving the HVAD system as a left ventricular assist device. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2014 Oct;33(10):1066-73. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2014.05.010. Epub 2014 Jun 4. PubMed [citation] PMID: 25087103 
  1. Fine NM, Gopalan RS, Arabia FA, Kushwaha SS, Chandrasekaran K. Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiographic guidance of total artificial heart implantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2014 Apr;33(4):454-7. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2013.12.017. Epub 2013 Dec 27. No abstract available. PubMed [citation] PMID: 24525174 
  1. Kalya A, Jaroszewski D, Pajaro O, Scott R, Gopalan R, Kasper D, Arabia F. Role of total artificial heart in the management of heart transplant rejection and retransplantation: case report and review. Clin Transplant. 2013 Jul-Aug;27(4):E348-50. doi: 10.1111/ctr.12146. Epub 2013 May 31. Review. PubMed [citation] PMID: 23725400 
  1. Aaronson KD, Slaughter MS, Miller LW, McGee EC, Cotts WG, Acker MA, Jessup ML, Gregoric ID, Loyalka P, Frazier OH, Jeevanandam V, Anderson AS, Kormos RL, Teuteberg JJ, Levy WC, Naftel DC, Bittman RM, Pagani FD, Hathaway DR, Boyce SW; HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device (HVAD) Bridge to Transplant ADVANCE Trial Investigators.. Use of an intrapericardial, continuous-flow, centrifugal pump in patients awaiting heart transplantation. Circulation. 2012 Jun 26;125(25):3191-200. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.111.058412. Epub 2012 May 22. PubMed [citation] PMID: 22619284
  1. Gopalan RS, Arabia FA, Noel P, Chandrasekaran K. Hemolysis from aortic regurgitation mimicking pump thrombosis in a patient with a HeartMate II left ventricular assist device: a case report. ASAIO J. 2012 May-Jun;58(3):278-80. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0b013e31824708a8. PubMed [citation] PMID: 22285976 
  1. Gopalan R, Scott R, Arabia F, Chandrasekaran K. Electro-acupuncture therapy in a patient with a total artificial heart. Acupunct Med. 2011 Dec;29(4):302-3. doi: 10.1136/acupmed.2011.010051. Epub 2011 Nov 4. PubMed [citation] PMID: 22057479
  1. Vinales KL, Gopalan RS, Lanza LA, Lester SJ, Chaliki HP. Unusual case of nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis attributable to primary antiphospholipid syndrome. Circulation. 2010 Sep 21;122(12):e459-60. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.110.954032. No abstract available. PubMed [citation] PMID: 20855665 
  1. Jaroszewski DE, Pierce CC, Staley LL, Wong R, Scott RR, Steidley EE, Gopalan RS, DeValeria P, Lanza L, Mulligan D, Arabia FA. Simultaneous heart and kidney transplantation after bridging with the CardioWest total artificial heart. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Oct;88(4):1324-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.02.056. PubMed [citation] PMID: 19766830 
  1. Yancy CW, Krum H, Massie BM, Silver MA, Stevenson LW, Cheng M, Kim SS, Evans R; FUSION II Investigators.. Safety and efficacy of outpatient nesiritide in patients with advanced heart failure: results of the Second Follow-Up Serial Infusions of Nesiritide (FUSION II) trial. Circ Heart Fail. 2008 May;1(1):9-16. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.108.767483. PubMed [citation] PMID: 19808265
  1. Samuels LE, Holmes EC, Hagan K, Gopalan R, Droogan C, Ferdinand F. The Thoratec Implantable Ventricular Assist Device (IVAD): initial clinical experience. Heart Surg Forum. 2006;9(4):E690-2. PubMed [citation] PMID: 16757424
  1. Rajput FS, Gnanasekeram H, Satwani S, Davenport JD, Gracely EJ, Gopalan R, Narula Choosing metoprolol or carvedilol in heart failure (a pre-COMET commentary). Am J Cardiol. 2003 Jul 15;92(2):218-21. No abstract available. PubMed [citation] PMID: 12860230 
  1. Gopalan R, Goldberg S. Tranilast in the Therapy of Coronary Artery Disease. Curr Interv Cardiol Rep. 2000 May;2(2):149-156. PubMed [citation] PMID: 11096662


  1. Editorials
  1. Engel TR, Radhagopalan S. Treatment of multifocal atrial tachycardia by treatment of pulmonary insufficiency: or is it vice versa? Chest. 2000 Jan; 117(1):7-8. PMID:10631189.
  1. Books
  1. Second Opinion

     Eight Deadly Diseases Western Medicine / Eastern Medicine / You Power

     Together they could save your life

            Radha Gopalan, MD, FACC

            Plata Publishing, January 2016 ISBN: 978-1-612680-23-1


  1. Book Chapters


  1. Gopalan R, Wojtaszek E. Shock Syndromes. Mount Sinai Expert Guide: Critical Care Medicine. Wiley Publications, Oxford, UK. In preparation.
  2. Shah S, Gopalan R, Gidwani U. Cardiogenic Shock. The Cardiac ICU Book. McGraw- Hill Education, IL, USA. In print.
  1. Other Professional Communications/Abstracts – National
  1. Tripathi B, Schneider M, Rizwan T, Arora S, Dave M, Shah H, Kumar V, Gopalan R, National Trends in the Utilization, Cost Burden and Outcomes Associated with Use of Long-Term Mechanical Circulatory Support: 10-Year Experience. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 71 (11), A649



  1. Tripathi B, Arora S, Kumar V, Lahewala S, Shah H, Pathak A, Patel R, Badheka A, Panaich S, Deshmukh A, Gopalan R: The impact of co-existing peripheral vascular disease on outcome trends in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention- 10-year experience. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions DOI 10.1002/ccd.



  1. Tripathi B, Arora S, Patel N, Mishra A, Lahewala S, Patel N, Kumar V, Dave M, Badal M, Patel N, Patel P, Kagalwala M, Patel NK, Gopalan R. Predictors of early readmission and complications associated with atrial flutter ablation, Circulation 136 (Suppl 1), A21160-A21160, 2017



  1. Kundoor VR, Tripathi B, Arora S, Nalluri N, Kumar V, Lahewala S, Patel N, Patel N, Patel P, Badal M, Gopalan R, Patel NK, Deshmukh A: Etiologies and trends of readmission in patients with takotsubo cardiomyopathy. Circulation 136 (Suppl 1), A21363-A21363, 2017



  1. Arora S, Kumar V, Tripathi B, Lahewala S, Kundoor VR, Dave M, Patel S, Bhatia S, Shah H, Gidwani U, Gopalan R: Therapeutic hypothermia in in-hospital cardiac arrest. Circulation 136 (Suppl 1), A20931-A20931, 2017
  1. Patel N, Arora S, Sabharwal S, Kumar V, Tripathi B, Aneja E, Sharma K, Dave M, Patel N, Setarah S, Kondoor V, Mishra A, Bhatia S, Bharadwaj B, Patel S, Malik P, Gidwani U, Gopalan R. Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction after same hospital readmission versus different hospital readmission. Circulation 136 (Suppl 1), A21168-A21168 , 2017
  1. Arora S, Kumar V, Shah U, Lahewala S, Tripathi B, Bhardwaj B, Bhatia S, Dave M, Patel N, Mishra A, Kundoor V, Malik P, Patel S, Gopalan R, Gidwani U. Impact of same hospital readmissions in heart failure patient population. Circulation 136 (Suppl 1), A20477-A20477, 2017



  1. Scott RL, Steidley DE, Gopalan RS, Wenzel AM, Spadafore JM, Shatillo SG. Clinical efficacy of intermittant outpatient ultrafiltration in refractory heart failure: A novel approach to heart failure management.  J Card Fail. 2008 Aug; 14(6 Suppl 1):S103-4.
  1.             Scott RL, Steidley DE, Gopalan RS, Marchi MJ, Wenzel AM, Spadafore JM, Shatillo SG. Clinical efficacy of intermittent outpatient ultrafiltration in refractory heart failure: a novel approach to heart failure management.  J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 Feb; 28(2 Suppl S):S140-1.
  1. Jaroszewski D, Pierce C, Scott R, Steidley E, Gopalan R, DeValeria P, Lanza L, Francisco A. The SWAT team approach for treating the unstable patient in acute cardiopulmonary shock. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Feb; 29(Suppl S):556.
  1. Scott RL, Kasper DL, Bachtel C, Fortuin FD, Sweeney JP, Lee RW, Steidley DE, Arabia FA, Gopalan RS, Kalya AV. Use of peripheral gene expression testing in the detection of coronary allograft vasculopathy with intravascular ultrasound. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Feb; 29(Suppl S):481.
  1. Kalya A, Gopalan R, Wong R, Scott R, Steidley E, Mookadam F, Arabia F, Chandrasekaran K. Transesophageal echocardiography Doppler characteristics of the cardiowest total artificial heart. Am J Transplant. 2010 Apr; 10(Sp Iss SI Suppl 4):308.
  1. Scott RL, Steidley DE, Gopalan RS, Kalya AV, Wenzel AM, Marchi M, Aqel BA. Efficacy of ambrisentan in treatment of porto-pulmonary hypertension in patients with end-stage liver disease. Am J Transplant. 2010 Apr; 10(Sp Iss SI Suppl 4):266.


  1. Kalya A, Goel R, Boyle K, Arabia F, DeValeria P, Jaroszewski D, Scott R, Steidley E, Gopalan R, Chakkera H, Mookadam F. Impact of syncardia total artificial heart on renal function in patients bridged to heart transplant. Am J Transplant. 2011 Apr; 11(Suppl 2):301.
  1. Scott RL, Steidley DE, Gopalan RS, Kalya AV, Hess GM, Shatillo SG, Delgado DJ. Safe and cost effective utilization of standard telemetry units for patients with right heart catheterization monitoring: a single center 5 year experience. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Apr; 30(Suppl S):S219-20.
  1. Scott RL, Kasper DL, Valdez R, Arabia FA, Bachtel CS, DeValeria PA, Steidley DE, Lanza LA, Jaroszewski DE, Gopalan RS, Kalya AV, Stoll ST, Pajaro OE, Attig SM. Use of luminex antibody testing and virtual crossmatching to enhance donor heart availability for sensitized heart transplant candidates: a single center experience. J Card Fail. 2011 Aug; 17(1):S40-1.
  1. Chandrasekaran K, Pierce CN, Gopalan RS, Pandit A, Scott RL, Kalya AV, Pajaro OE, Wong RK, Arabia FA. Comprehensive echo-doppler evaluation of syncardia total artificial heart (tah). J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Apr; 31(4):S193-4.
  1. Kalya A, Boyle K, Goel R, Arabia F, Pajaro O, Scott R, Gopalan R, Jaroszewski D, Kasper D, Wu Q, Staley L, Pierce C. Renal dysfunction following syncardia total artificial heart implantation does not affect survival following heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Apr; 31(4):S197.
  1. Pajaro OE, Kalya AV, Gopalan RS, Staley LL, Diane KL, Spadafore JM, Pierce CN, Noble BN, Krishnaswamy C, Scott RL, Arabia FA. Survival to transplant in patients undergoing mechanical circulatory support as bridge: retrospective analysis of LVAD, BiVAD and TAH strategy. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Apr; 31(4):S134.
  1. Scott RL, Chakkera HA, Steidley DE, Gopalan RS, Kalya AV, Thompson PL. Utility of cardiopulmonary exercise testing for preoperative risk assessment in chronic kidney disease patients referred for orthotopic kidney transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2012 May; 12:393-4.
  1. Scott RL, Kasper DL, Arabia FA, Gopalan RS, Bachtel CS, Jaroszewski DE, Attig SM, Lanza LA, DeValeria PA, Steidley E. Efficacy of genetic profile testing using allomap (R) in combined heart- kidney transplant recipients. J Card Fail. 2012 Aug; 18(8):S34-5.


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