James Ramsay, MD

Professor of Clinical Anesthesia

Publications: 
Cui WW, Ramsay JG. Pharmacologic approaches to weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol. 2015 Jun; 29(2):257-70.
Ramsay JG, Roizen M. SmartTots: a public-private partnership between the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS). Paediatr Anaesth. 2012 Oct; 22(10):969-72.
Bennett K, Ramsay JG. Intraoperative tidal volume: does it matter? J Clin Anesth. 2012 Jun; 24(4):261-2.
Ramsay JG, Rappaport BA. SmartTots: a multidisciplinary effort to determine anesthetic safety in young children. Anesth Analg. 2011 Nov; 113(5):963-4.
Estívariz CF, Griffith DP, Luo M, Szeszycki EE, Bazargan N, Dave N, Daignault NM, Bergman GF, McNally T, Battey CH, Furr CE, Hao L, Ramsay JG, Accardi CR, Cotsonis GA, Jones DP, Galloway JR, Ziegler TR. Efficacy of parenteral nutrition supplemented with glutamine dipeptide to decrease hospital infections in critically ill surgical patients. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2008 Jul-Aug; 32(4):389-402.
Sachs B, Delacy D, Green J, Graham RS, Ramsay J, Kreisler N, Kruse P, Khutoryansky N, Hu SS. Recombinant activated factor VII in spinal surgery: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-escalation trial. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 Oct 1; 32(21):2285-93.
Ramsay J. Pro: Is the pulmonary artery catheter dead? J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2007 Feb; 21(1):144-6.
Ramsay J. Noninvasive technologies for tissue perfusion. Anesthesiol Clin. 2006 Dec; 24(4):763-75.
Sniecinski RM, Sund GC, Ramsay JG. An unusual case of endocarditis. Anesth Analg. 2006 Aug; 103(2):307-8.
Kaplan MB, Hagberg CA, Ward DS, Brambrink A, Chhibber AK, Heidegger T, Lozada L, Ovassapian A, Parsons D, Ramsay J, Wilhelm W, Zwissler B, Gerig HJ, Hofstetter C, Karan S, Kreisler N, Pousman RM, Thierbach A, Wrobel M, Berci G. Comparison of direct and video-assisted views of the larynx during routine intubation. J Clin Anesth. 2006 Aug; 18(5):357-62.
Levy JH, Ramsay JG, Guyton RA. Aprotinin in cardiac surgery. N Engl J Med. 2006 May 4; 354(18):1953-7; author reply 1953-7.
Kikura M, Levy JH, Tanaka KA, Ramsay JG. A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of epsilon-aminocaproic acid for reducing blood loss in coronary artery bypass grafting surgery. J Am Coll Surg. 2006 Feb; 202(2):216-22; quiz A44-5.
Ramsay J, Shernan S, Fitch J, Finnegan P, Todaro T, Filloon T, Nussmeier NA. Increased creatine kinase MB level predicts postoperative mortality after cardiac surgery independent of new Q waves. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2005 Feb; 129(2):300-6.
Ramsay J. Con: Cardiothoracic anesthesiologists should not run postcardiac surgical intensive care units. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2004 Aug; 18(4):525-6.
Mathew JP, Fontes ML, Tudor IC, Ramsay J, Duke P, Mazer CD, Barash PG, Hsu PH, Mangano DT. A multicenter risk index for atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery. JAMA. 2004 Apr 14; 291(14):1720-9.
Lu W, Ramsay JG, Bailey JM. Reliability of pharmacodynamic analysis by logistic regression: mixed-effects modeling. Anesthesiology. 2003 Dec; 99(6):1255-62.
Shanewise JS, Ramsay JG. Off-pump coronary surgery: how do the anesthetic considerations differ? Anesthesiol Clin North America. 2003 Sep; 21(3):613-23, x.
Aronson S, Butler A, Subhiyah R, Buckingham RE, Cahalan MK, Konstandt S, Mark J, Ramsay J, Savage R, Savino J, Shanewise JS, Smith J, Thys D. Development and analysis of a new certifying examination in perioperative transesophageal echocardiography. Anesth Analg. 2002 Dec; 95(6):1476-82, table of contents.
Bailey JM, Lu W, Levy JH, Ramsay JG, Shore-Lesserson L, Prielipp RC, Brister NW, Roach GW, Jolin-Mellgard A, Nordlander M. Clevidipine in adult cardiac surgical patients: a dose-finding study. Anesthesiology. 2002 May; 96(5):1086-94.
Ramsay JG. Cardiac management in the ICU. Chest. 1999 May; 115(5 Suppl):138S-144S.
Mochizuki T, Olson PJ, Szlam F, Ramsay JG, Levy JH. Protamine reversal of heparin affects platelet aggregation and activated clotting time after cardiopulmonary bypass. Anesth Analg. 1998 Oct; 87(4):781-5.
Erb JM, Ramsay JG. Is your pulmonary artery catheter shedding? Anesthesiology. 1998 Aug; 89(2):543-4.
Mangano CM, Diamondstone LS, Ramsay JG, Aggarwal A, Herskowitz A, Mangano DT. Renal dysfunction after myocardial revascularization: risk factors, adverse outcomes, and hospital resource utilization. The Multicenter Study of Perioperative Ischemia Research Group. Ann Intern Med. 1998 Feb 1; 128(3):194-203.
Jain U, Laflamme CJ, Aggarwal A, Ramsay JG, Comunale ME, Ghoshal S, Ngo L, Ziola K, Hollenberg M, Mangano DT. Electrocardiographic and hemodynamic changes and their association with myocardial infarction during coronary artery bypass surgery. A multicenter study. Multicenter Study of Perioperative Ischemia (McSPI) Research Group. Anesthesiology. 1997 Mar; 86(3):576-91.
Staples JR, Ramsay JG. Advances in anesthesia for cardiac surgery: an overview for the 1990s. AACN Clin Issues. 1997 Feb; 8(1):41-9.
Wahr JA, Plunkett JJ, Ramsay JG, Reeves J, Jain U, Ley C, Wilson R, Mangano DT. Cardiovascular responses during sedation after coronary revascularization. Incidence of myocardial ischemia and hemodynamic episodes with propofol versus midazolam. Institutions of the McSPI Research Group. Anesthesiology. 1996 Jun; 84(6):1350-60.
Mantin R, Ramsay JG. Cardiac output technologies. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 1996; 34(3):79-107.
Ramsay JG, DeLima LG, Wynands JE, O'Connor JP, Ralley FE, Robbins GR. Pure opioid versus opioid-volatile anesthesia for coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a prospective, randomized, double-blind study. Anesth Analg. 1994 May; 78(5):867-75.
Ramsay JG, DeJesus JM, Wynands JE, Ralley FE, O'Connor JP, Robbins GR, Bilodeau J. Amrinone before termination of cardiopulmonary bypass: haemodynamic variables and oxygen utilization in the postbypass period. Can J Anaesth. 1992 Apr; 39(4):342-8.
Ramsay JG. Methods of reducing blood loss and non-blood substitutes. Can J Anaesth. 1991 Jul; 38(5):595-9.
Withington DE, Ramsay JG, Saoud AT, Bilodeau J. Weaning from ventilation after cardiopulmonary bypass: evaluation of a non-invasive technique. Can J Anaesth. 1991 Jan; 38(1):15-9.
O'Connor JP, Ramsay JG, Wynands JE, Ralley FE, Casey WF, Smith CE, Robbins GR, Bilodeau J, Sami MH. The incidence of myocardial ischemia during anesthesia for coronary artery bypass surgery in patients receiving pancuronium or vecuronium. Anesthesiology. 1989 Feb; 70(2):230-6.
Ralley FE, Wynands JE, Ramsay JG, Carli F, MacSullivan R. The effects of shivering on oxygen consumption and carbon dioxide production in patients rewarming from hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass. Can J Anaesth. 1988 Jul; 35(4):332-7.
Casey WF, Wynands JE, Ralley FE, Ramsay JG, O'Connor JP, Katz JM, Wiesel S. The role of intrathecal morphine in the anesthetic management of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery. J Cardiothorac Anesth. 1987 Dec; 1(6):510-6.
Videcoq M, Arvieux CC, Ramsay JG, Foëx P, Stone JG, Ryder WA, Jones LA. The association isoflurane-verapamil causes regional left-ventricular dyssynchrony in the dog. Anesthesiology. 1987 Nov; 67(5):635-41.
Ramsay JG, Arvieux CC, Foëx P, Philbin DM, Jeavons P, Ryder WA, Jones LA. Regional and global myocardial function in the dog when nitrous oxide is added to halothane in the presence of critical coronary artery constriction. Anesth Analg. 1986 May; 65(5):431-6.
Ralley FE, Ramsay JG, Wynands JE, Townsend GE, Whalley DG, DelliColli P. Effect of heated humidified gases on temperature drop after cardiopulmonary bypass. Anesth Analg. 1984 Dec; 63(12):1106-10.