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Rangasamy Ramanathan, MD
Professor of Pediatrics (Clinical Scholar)
Pediatrics
IRD 820 2020 Zonal Avenue Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 226 3409

Publications

Ramanathan R, Sekar KC, Rasmussen M, Bhatia J, Soll RF. Nasal intermittent positive pressure ventilation after surfactant treatment for respiratory distress syndrome in preterm infants. View in: PubMed

Sardesai S, Biniwale M, Wertheimer F, Garingo A, Ramanathan R. Evolution of Surfactant Therapy for Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Past, Present, and Future. Pediatr Res. 2016 Oct 05. View in: PubMed

Cayabyab R, Arora V, Wertheimer F, Durand M, Ramanathan R. Graded oxygen saturation targets and retinopathy of prematurity in extremely preterm infants. Pediatr Res. 2016 Sep; 80(3):401-6. View in: PubMed

Cayabyab R, Ramanathan R. Retinopathy of Prematurity: Therapeutic Strategies Based on Pathophysiology. Neonatology. 2016; 109(4):369-76. View in: PubMed

Blue NR, Van Winden KR, Pathak B, Barton L, Opper N, Lane CJ, Ramanathan R, Ouzounian JG, Lee RH. Neonatal Outcomes by Mode of Delivery in Preterm Birth. Am J Perinatol. 2015 Dec; 32(14):1292-7. View in: PubMed

Weems MF, Wei D, Ramanathan R, Barton L, Vachon L, Sardesai S. Urinary tract infections in a neonatal intensive care unit. Am J Perinatol. 2015 Jun; 32(7):695-702. View in: PubMed

Limjoco J, Paquette L, Ramanathan R, Seri I, Friedlich P. Changes in mean arterial blood pressure during sildenafil use in neonates with meconium aspiration syndrome or sepsis. Am J Ther. 2015 Mar-Apr; 22(2):125-31. View in: PubMed

Paz P, Ramanathan R, Hernandez R, Biniwale M. Neonatal resuscitation using a nasal cannula: a single-center experience. Am J Perinatol. 2014 Dec; 31(12):1031-6. View in: PubMed

Tam B, Chhay A, Yen L, Tesoriero L, Ramanathan R, Seri I, Friedlich PS. Acetazolamide for the management of chronic metabolic alkalosis in neonates and infants. Am J Ther. 2014 Nov-Dec; 21(6):477-81. View in: PubMed

Perry R, Stein J, Young G, Ramanathan R, Seri I, Klee L, Friedlich P. Antithrombin III administration in neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia during the first three days of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Sep; 48(9):1837-42. View in: PubMed

Hoppenbrouwers T, Oliveira F, Sandarupa S, Khoo M, Neuman M, Ramanathan R. The development of the circadian heart rate rhythm (CHR) in Asian infants. Early Hum Dev. 2012 Jul; 88(7):555-61. View in: PubMed

Ramanathan R, Sekar KC, Rasmussen M, Bhatia J, Soll RF. Nasal intermittent positive pressure ventilation after surfactant treatment for respiratory distress syndrome in preterm infants <30 weeks' gestation: a randomized, controlled trial. J Perinatol. 2012 May; 32(5):336-43. View in: PubMed

Hunt CE, Corwin MJ, Weese-Mayer DE, Ward SL, Ramanathan R, Lister G, Tinsley LR, Heeren T, Rybin D. Longitudinal assessment of hemoglobin oxygen saturation in preterm and term infants in the first six months of life. J Pediatr. 2011 Sep; 159(3):377-383. e1. View in: PubMed

Sardesai SR, Kornacka MK, Walas W, Ramanathan R. Iatrogenic skin injury in the neonatal intensive care unit. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2011 Feb; 24(2):197-203. View in: PubMed

Claure N, Bancalari E, D'Ugard C, Nelin L, Stein M, Ramanathan R, Hernandez R, Donn SM, Becker M, Bachman T. Multicenter crossover study of automated control of inspired oxygen in ventilated preterm infants. Pediatrics. 2011 Jan; 127(1):e76-83. View in: PubMed

Ramanathan R. Nasal respiratory support through the nares: its time has come. J Perinatol. 2010 Oct; 30 Suppl:S67-72. View in: PubMed

Jackson P, Paquette L, Watiker V, Randolph L, Ramanathan R, Seri I. Intrauterine exposure to mycophenolate mofetil and multiple congenital anomalies in a newborn: possible teratogenic effect. Am J Med Genet A. 2009 Jun; 149A(6):1231-6. View in: PubMed

Ramanathan R. Animal-derived surfactants: where are we? The evidence from randomized, controlled clinical trials. J Perinatol. 2009 May; 29 Suppl 2:S38-43. View in: PubMed

Ramanathan R. Choosing a right surfactant for respiratory distress syndrome treatment. Neonatology. 2009; 95(1):1-5. View in: PubMed

Abdala C, Oba SI, Ramanathan R. Changes in the DP-gram during the preterm and early postnatal period. Ear Hear. 2008 Aug; 29(4):512-23. View in: PubMed

Ramanathan R, Sardesai S. Lung protective ventilatory strategies in very low birth weight infants. J Perinatol. 2008 May; 28 Suppl 1:S41-6. View in: PubMed

Ramanathan R. Evidence vs experience in neonatal medicine. J Perinatol. 2008 May; 28 Suppl 1:S2-3. View in: PubMed

Ramanathan R. Optimal ventilatory strategies and surfactant to protect the preterm lungs. Neonatology. 2008; 93(4):302-8. View in: PubMed

Hunt CE, Corwin MJ, Lister G, Weese-Mayer DE, Ward SL, Tinsley LR, Neuman MR, Willinger M, Ramanathan R, Rybin D. Precursors of cardiorespiratory events in infants detected by home memory monitor. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2008 Jan; 43(1):87-98. View in: PubMed

Tablizo MA, Jacinto P, Parsley D, Chen ML, Ramanathan R, Keens TG. Supine sleeping position does not cause clinical aspiration in neonates in hospital newborn nurseries. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2007 May; 161(5):507-10. View in: PubMed

Garingo A, Tesoriero L, Cayabyab R, Durand M, Blahnik M, Sardesai S, Ramanathan R, Jones C, Kwong K, Li C, Minoo P. Constitutive IL-10 expression by lung inflammatory cells and risk for bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Pediatr Res. 2007 Feb; 61(2):197-202. View in: PubMed

Ramanathan R. Surfactants in the management of respiratory distress syndrome in extremely premature infants. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2006 Jul; 11(3):132-44. View in: PubMed

Ramanathan R. Surfactant therapy in preterm infants with respiratory distress syndrome and in near-term or term newborns with acute RDS. J Perinatol. 2006 May; 26 Suppl 1:S51-6; discussion S63-4. View in: PubMed

Wright KW, Sami D, Thompson L, Ramanathan R, Joseph R, Farzavandi S. A physiologic reduced oxygen protocol decreases the incidence of threshold retinopathy of prematurity. Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc. 2006; 104:78-84. View in: PubMed

Noori S, Siassi B, Durand M, Acherman R, Sardesai S, Ramanathan R. Cardiovascular effects of low-dose dexamethasone in very low birth weight neonates with refractory hypotension. Biol Neonate. 2006; 89(2):82-7. View in: PubMed

Ramanathan R. Synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation and pressure support: to sync or not to sync? J Perinatol. 2005 May; 25 Suppl 2:S23-5; discussion S26-7. View in: PubMed

Hunt CE, Corwin MJ, Baird T, Tinsley LR, Palmer P, Ramanathan R, Crowell DH, Schafer S, Martin RJ, Hufford D, Peucker M, Weese-Mayer DE, Silvestri JM, Neuman MR, Cantey-Kiser J. Cardiorespiratory events detected by home memory monitoring and one-year neurodevelopmental outcome. J Pediatr. 2004 Oct; 145(4):465-71. View in: PubMed

Ramanathan R, Rasmussen MR, Gerstmann DR, Finer N, Sekar K. A randomized, multicenter masked comparison trial of poractant alfa (Curosurf) versus beractant (Survanta) in the treatment of respiratory distress syndrome in preterm infants. Am J Perinatol. 2004 Apr; 21(3):109-19. View in: PubMed

Marsh W, Smeeding J, York JM, Ramanathan R, Sekar K. A Cost Minimization Comparison of Two Surfactants-Beractant and Poractant alfa-Based Upon Prospectively Designed, Comparative Clinical Trial Data. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2004 Apr; 9(2):117-25. View in: PubMed

Sebald M, Friedlich P, Burns C, Stein J, Noori S, Ramanathan R, Seri I. Risk of need for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support in neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia treated with inhaled nitric oxide. J Perinatol. 2004 Mar; 24(3):143-6. View in: PubMed

Sweet MP, Hodgman JE, Pena I, Barton L, Pavlova Z, Ramanathan R. Two-year outcome of infants weighing 600 grams or less at birth and born 1994 through 1998. Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Jan; 101(1):18-23. View in: PubMed

Noori S, Acherman R, Siassi B, Luna C, Ebrahimi M, Pavlova Z, Ramanathan R. A rare presentation of Pompe disease with massive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy at birth. J Perinat Med. 2002; 30(6):517-21. View in: PubMed

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