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Raja Ramaswamy, MD

Assistant Professor, Radiology
Assistant Professor, Surgery

Specialty Areas

Interventional Radiology
Diagnostic Radiology
Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Board Certifications

Radiology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Venous disease including deep vein thrombosis and varicose veins, peripheral arterial disease, bariatric embolization, uterine fibroid embolization, pelvic congestion syndrome.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology

510 South Kingshighway Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63110

Education

Education

Fellowship, Vascular and Interventional Radiology: University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 2015
Chief Resident, Diagnostic/Interventional Radiology: University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 2015
Residency, Diagnostic/Interventional Radiology: University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 2014
Medical Degree: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, The Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL 2009
MS, Applied Physiology: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, The Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL 2005
BA, Economics and Chemistry : Emory University, Atlanta, GA 2004

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Implementation science in low-resource settings: using the interactive systems framework to improve hand hygiene in a tertiary hospital in Ghana.
Kallam B, Pettitt-Schieber C, Owen M, Agyare Asante R, Darko E, Ramaswamy R
Int J Qual Health Care. 2018 May 19; doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzy111.

PMID:
    29788245
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Acute Lower Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis: The Data, Where We Are, and How It Is Done.
Ramaswamy RS, Akinwande O, Giardina JD, Kavali PK, Marks CG
Tech Vasc Interv Radiol. 2018 Jun; 21(2)105-112. doi: 10.1053/j.tvir.2018.03.006.

PMID:
    29784118
    [PubMed - in process]
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The interleukin-3 receptor CD123 targeted SL-401 mediates potent cytotoxic activity against CD34<sup>+</sup>CD123<sup>+</sup> cells from acute myeloid leukemia / myelodysplastic syndrome patients and healthy donors.
Mani R, Goswami S, Gopalakrishnan B, Ramaswamy R, Wasmuth R, Tranh M, Mo X, Gordon A, Bucci D, Lucas DM, Mims A, Brooks C, Dorrance A, Walker A, Blum W, Byrd JC, Lozanski G, Vasu S, Muthusamy N
Haematologica. 2018 May 17; pii: haematol.2018.188193. doi: 10.3324/haematol.2018.188193.

PMID:
    29773600
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Analysis of weight changes after left gastric artery embolization in a cancer-naive population.
Kim DJ, Raman HS, Salter A, Ramaswamy R, Gunn AJ, Weiss CR, Akinwande O
Diagn Interv Radiol. 2018 Mar-Apr; 24(2)94-97. doi: 10.5152/dir.2018.17412.

PMID:
    29757147
    [PubMed - in process]
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Strengthening decentralized primary healthcare planning in Nigeria using a quality improvement model: how contexts and actors affect implementation.
Eboreime EA, Nxumalo N, Ramaswamy R, Eyles J
Health Policy Plan. 2018 May 8; doi: 10.1093/heapol/czy042.

PMID:
    29741673
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MIR142 loss-of-function mutations derepress ASH1L to increase HOXA gene expression and promote leukemogenesis.
Trissal MC, Wong TN, Yao JC, Ramaswamy R, Kuo I, Baty JD, Sun Y, Jih G, Parikh N, Berrien-Elliott MM, Fehniger TA, Ley TJ, Maillard I, Reddy P, Link DC
Cancer Res. 2018 May 3; pii: canres.3592.2017. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-17-3592.

PMID:
    29724719
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Liver-dominant Breast Cancer Metastasis: A Comparative Outcomes Study of Chemoembolization <i>Versus</i> Radioembolization.
Chang J, Charalel R, Noda C, Ramaswamy R, Kim SK, Darcy M, Foltz G, Akinwande O
Anticancer Res. 2018 May; 38(5)3063-3068.

PMID:
    29715141
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Addressing the third delay: implementing a novel obstetric triage system in Ghana.
Goodman DM, Srofenyoh EK, Ramaswamy R, Bryce F, Floyd L, Olufolabi A, Tetteh C, Owen MD
BMJ Glob Health. 2018; 3(2)e000623. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000623.

PMID:
    29707245
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The introduction of a midwife-led obstetric triage system into a regional referral hospital in Ghana.
Floyd L, Bryce F, Ramaswamy R, Olufolabi A, Srofenyoh E, Goodman D, Pearson N, Morgan K, Tetteh C, Ahwireng V, Owen M
Midwifery. 2018 Jun; 6145-52. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2018.02.003.

PMID:
    29525248
    [PubMed - in process]
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Thermal ablation versus surgical resection for localized hepatocellular carcinoma: a population study using the SEER database.
Mills A, Thayer D, Noda C, Salter A, Tao Y, Xing M, Martin R, Ramaswamy R, Akinwande O
Future Oncol. 2018 Mar; 14(7)631-645. doi: 10.2217/fon-2017-0447.

PMID:
    29517284
    [PubMed - in process]
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A Toxoplasma gondii locus required for the direct manipulation of host mitochondria has maintained multiple ancestral functions.
Blank ML, Parker ML, Ramaswamy R, Powell CJ, English ED, Adomako-Ankomah Y, Pernas LF, Workman SD, Boothroyd JC, Boulanger MJ, Boyle JP
Mol Microbiol. 2018 Mar 5; doi: 10.1111/mmi.13947.

PMID:
    29505111
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Unpacking the black box of improvement.
Ramaswamy R, Reed J, Livesley N, Boguslavsky V, Ellorio EG, Sax S, Houleymata D, Kimble L, Parry G
Int J Qual Health Care. 2018 Feb 15; doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzy009.

PMID:
    29462325
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Research versus practice in quality improvement? Understanding how we can bridge the gap.
Hirschhorn LR, Ramaswamy R, Devnani M, Wandersman A, Simpson LA, Garcia-Elorrio E
Int J Qual Health Care. 2018 Feb 13; doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzy018.

PMID:
    29447351
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Intravascular access devices from an interventional radiology perspective: indications, implantation techniques, and optimizing patency.
Lee KA, Ramaswamy RS
Transfusion. 2018 Feb; 58 Suppl 1549-557. doi: 10.1111/trf.14501.

PMID:
    29443411
    [PubMed - in process]
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Endovascular Management of SVC Syndrome due to Fibrosing Mediastinitis-A Feasibility and Safety Analysis.
Majumdar S, Shoela R, Kim DJ, Ramaswamy R, Mani N, Salter A, Akinwande O
Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2018 Apr; 52(3)202-206. doi: 10.1177/1538574418757401.

PMID:
    29433409
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Implementing Innovations in Global Women's, Children's, and Adolescents' Health: Realizing the Potential for Implementation Science.
Peterson HB, Haidar J, Fixsen D, Ramaswamy R, Weiner BJ, Leatherman S
Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Mar; 131(3)423-430. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002494.

PMID:
    29420393
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Modified Balloon-Occluded Retrograde Transvenous Obliteration (BRTO) Techniques for the Treatment of Gastric Varices: Vascular Plug-Assisted Retrograde Transvenous Obliteration (PARTO)/Coil-Assisted Retrograde Transvenous Obliteration (CARTO)/Balloon-Occluded Antegrade Transvenous Obliteration (BATO).
Kim DJ, Darcy MD, Mani NB, Park AW, Akinwande O, Ramaswamy RS, Kim SK
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2018 Jun; 41(6)835-847. doi: 10.1007/s00270-018-1896-1.

PMID:
    29417267
    [PubMed - in process]
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Renal Embolization: Current Recommendations and Rationale for Clinical Practice.
Ramaswamy RS, Akinwande O, Tiwari T
Curr Urol Rep. 2018 Feb 5; 19(3)5. doi: 10.1007/s11934-018-0756-5.

PMID:
    29399726
    [PubMed - in process]
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Making complex interventions work in low resource settings: developing and applying a design focused implementation approach to deliver mental health through primary care in India.
Ramaswamy R, Shidhaye R, Nanda S
Int J Ment Health Syst. 2018; 125. doi: 10.1186/s13033-018-0181-7.

PMID:
    29387148
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Proteomic Profiling Reveals the Transglutaminase-2 Externalization Pathway in Kidneys after Unilateral Ureteric Obstruction.
Furini G, Schroeder N, Huang L, Boocock D, Scarpellini A, Coveney C, Tonoli E, Ramaswamy R, Ball G, Verderio C, Johnson TS, Verderio EAM
J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Mar; 29(3)880-905. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2017050479.

PMID:
    29382685
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