Arrhythmias, Cardiac; Cardiology; Ethics, Medical; Cardiac Surgical Procedures; Pediatrics
Dr. Kopf is interested in biomedical ethics and is a member of the Pediatric Ethics Committee at Yale-New Haven Hospital, the Technology and Ethics Working Group, and the End of Life Issues Study Group at the Yale Bioethics Center.
Specialized Terms: Arrhythmia surgery for congenital heart disease; Clinical research on long term survivors of congenital heart surgery; Experimental surgical models for congenital heart surgery; Web-based educational tools for congenital heart surgery
Revascularization alone (without mitral valve repair) suffices in patients with advanced ischemic cardiomyopathy and mild-to-moderate mitral regurgitation.
Tolis G, Korkolis D, Kopf G, and Elefteriades J. Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 Nov;74(5):1476-80; discussion 1480-1.
Novel technique for isolated accessory right heart transplantation for congenital heart disease.
Elefteriades J, Lovoulos C, Edwards R, Tittle S, Riley T, Tang P, Rocco E, Kopf G. Novel Technique for Isolated Accessory Right Heart Transplantation for Congenital Heart Disease. J Thorac & Cardiovasc Surg (in press).
- Mello D, Kopf GS. Repair of Infantile Aortic Coarctation and Transverse Arch Hypoplasia with Resection and Extended End to Undersurface of Aortic Arch Anastomosis. CTSNET Experts’ Technique, 2002.
- Kopf GS, Larson MS, Friedman AH, Lynch PJ, Jaffe CC: On-line educational resource for grown-ups with Congenital heart disease (GUCH): emphasis on imaging modalities and complex surgical procedures. Cardiology in the Young., Vol. 11 (Supp 1), p. 121, May 2
Right Coronary Artery Arising from the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract.
Moltedo JM, Kopf GS, Mello DM, and Porter GA. Right Coronary Artery Arising from the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract. A Rare Congenital Anomaly of the Coronary Arteries. Pediatric Cardiology. (In press)