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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

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

Measuring and Understanding Depression in Women in Kisoro, Uganda.
Fischer M, Ramaswamy R, Fischer-Flores L, Mugisha G
Cult Med Psychiatry. 2018 Aug 13; doi: 10.1007/s11013-018-9604-9.

PMID:
    30105653
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The muscle anabolic effect of protein ingestion during a hyperinsulinemic euglycemic clamp in middle-aged women is not caused by leucine alone.
van Vliet S, Smith GI, Porter L, Ramaswamy R, Reeds DN, Okunade AL, Yoshino J, Klein S, Mittendorfer B
J Physiol. 2018 Jul 27; doi: 10.1113/JP276504.

PMID:
    30054913
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Observation of Out-of-Plane Spin Texture in a SrTiO_{3}(111) Two-Dimensional Electron Gas.
He P, Walker SM, Zhang SS, Bruno FY, Bahramy MS, Lee JM, Ramaswamy R, Cai K, Heinonen O, Vignale G, Baumberger F, Yang H
Phys Rev Lett. 2018 Jun 29; 120(26)266802. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.266802.

PMID:
    30004757
    [PubMed]
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Field-Free Spin-Orbit Torque Switching from Geometrical Domain-Wall Pinning.
Lee JM, Cai K, Yang G, Liu Y, Ramaswamy R, He P, Yang H
Nano Lett. 2018 Aug 8; 18(8)4669-4674. doi: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b00773.

PMID:
    29953239
    [PubMed - in process]
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SEER study of ablation versus partial nephrectomy in cT1A renal cell carcinoma.
Zhou M, Mills A, Noda C, Ramaswamy R, Akinwande O
Future Oncol. 2018 Jul; 14(17)1711-1719. doi: 10.2217/fon-2017-0678.

PMID:
    29939095
    [PubMed - in process]
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Participatory capacity building for improving quality of childcare centers in Thailand.
Petcharoen H, Suwannapong N, Howteerakul N, Tipayamongkholgul M, Ramaswamy R
Rural Remote Health. 2018 May; 18(2)4570. doi: 10.22605/RRH4570.

PMID:
    29804461
    [PubMed - in process]
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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, Tran 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 Aug; 103(8)1288-1297. doi: 10.3324/haematol.2018.188193.

PMID:
    29773600
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 Jul 1; 33(6)715-728. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czy042.

PMID:
    29741673
    [PubMed - in process]
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<i>MIR142</i> Loss-of-Function Mutations Derepress ASH1L to Increase <i>HOXA</i> Gene Expression and Promote Leukemogenesis.
Trissal MC, Wong TN, Yao JC, Ramaswamy R, Kuo I, Baty J, Sun Y, Jih G, Parikh N, Berrien-Elliott MM, Fehniger TA, Ley TJ, Maillard I, Reddy PR, Link DC
Cancer Res. 2018 Jul 1; 78(13)3510-3521. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-17-3592.

PMID:
    29724719
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 Jun; 108(5)519-535. 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, Garcia-Elorrio E, Sax S, Houleymata D, Kimble L, Parry G
Int J Qual Health Care. 2018 Apr 20; 30(suppl_1)15-19. doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzy009.

PMID:
    29462325
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 Apr 20; 30(suppl_1)24-28. doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzy018.

PMID:
    29447351
    [PubMed - in process]
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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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