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Raman, Subha MD

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473 W 12th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 293-4967

Email: raman.1@osu.edu


Current OSU Appointments

Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine

Professor, SBS-Biomedical Informatics

Professor, Radiology

Physician, FGP-Cardiovascular Medicine


Advising Narrative

Presented original research at 4th International Conference on Cardiac Spiral CT, Boston 2003
Roessler scholarship awardee
recipient of department research award
Won first prize in clinical research section of Denman Undergraduate Research Forum, 2010; presented at American Heart Association Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Conference, Washington D.C. 2010
Recipient of 2011 Pelotonia Undergraduate Fellowship


Cardiovascular Multidetector CT Angiography: Atlas and Clinical Pearls


Chapters in Books

Generating Structure Hypotheses in Cerebral Magnetic Resonance Images Using Segment-Based Focusing and Graph-Theoretic Cycle Enumeration


Tricuspid valve disease

Myocardial perfusion, viability, and function with CT

Diagnostic modalities for aortic disease: magnetic resonance and computed tomography

Imaging modalities for adolescents and adults with congenital heart disease

Myocardial masses

Prosthetic valves and devices

Septal defects

Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in valvular heart disease



On the detection of intra-ventricular dyssynchrony in the left ventricle from routine cardiac MRI

A new deformable model for boundary tracking in cardiac MRI and its application to the detection of intra-ventricular dyssynchrony


Editorial Activities

2010 - present Radiology
2011 - present Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance


2009 Fire and Focus Award.
2010 Early Career Innovator of the Year.

Journal Articles

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Reference Works

December 2002 Raman SV."Multislice CT coronary angiography" .
September 2002 Raman SV, Niklason LT, Benali K, Bush CA."Cardiovascular x-ray imaging: improved image quality with a flat panel digital system compared to a conventional image-intensifier system" .
September 2002 Raman SV, Niklason L, Benali K, Bush CA."Radiation dose reduction with digital flat panel cardiac x-ray imaging" .
December 2002 Raman SV."Rotational x-ray coronary angiography" .
May 2003 King MA, Houser J, Seth S, Ryan JM, Raman SV."Dilatation of the aortic root in patients with tetralogy of Fallot: findings at cardiac MR" .
July 2003 Raman SV, Tung K, DePhilip R, Baker P, Hitchcock C, Zweier J, Kangarlu A."Coronary artery atherosclerosis and iron: arterial imaging and characterization using 8 Tesla magnetic resonance" .
July 2003 Tung K, Raman SV, King MA, DePhilip R."Correlation of magnetic resonance imaging with gross pathology and histopathology in arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia" .
July 2003 Raman SV, Wenzke DJ, Neff M, Haas D, Bush CA, King M."Measurement of left ventricular volumes and function with multidetector computed tomography" .
February 2003 Raman SV."Right coronary artery rotational x-ray angiography" .
February 2004 Raman SV, Sparks EA, Neff M, Nelson SC, Wooley CA."Septal fibrosis and skeletal muscle changes with magnetic resonance imaging in familial cardiomyopathy due to lamin A/C mutation" .
September 2004 Cook SC, McCarthy MB, Daniels CJ, Cheatham JP, Raman SV."Advantages of multislice CT angiography in the post-intervention assessment of patients with d-TGA and Mustard repair" .
February 2004 Tung K, DePhilip R, King MA, Raman SV."Exploring a novel coil position in the magnetic resonance imaging of arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy" .
May 2004 Hardy CJ, Dixon WT, Blezek DJ, Saranathan M, Zong X, Raman SV."Improved slice coverage for black blood vessel wall imaging with double inversion FSE" .
May 2004 Dixon WT, Hardy CJ, Zong X, Blezek DJ, Raman SV."T2* weighting in fast spin echo images" .
November 2004 Cook SC, Tzou M, Ferketich AK, Raman SV."Multislice computed tomography accurately quantifies right ventricular size and function in adults with congenital heart disease" .
December 2005 Raman SV, Simonetti OP, Cataland SR, Hicks W, Kraut EH."Myocardial ischemia without coronary artery obstruction in patietns with sickle cell disease" .
July 2005 Cook SC, Raman SV."Coronary arteries in adult congenital heart disease patients defined by cardiac CT angiography" .
May 2005 Cook SC, Bush CA, Daniels CJ, Raman SV."Multislice CT of the coronary arteries in adults with congenital heart disease" .
July 2005 Raman SV, Cantrell M, McCarthy B, Hiestand B."Coronary CT angiography in the acute evaluation of suspected ischemic chest pain" .
November 2006 Winner M, Tran T, Velayutham M, Simonetti OP, Baker P, McCarthy B, Zweier JL, Ferketich AL, Raman SV."In Vivo carotid plaque characterization using T2*-based magnetic resonance analysis and the role of iron in atherosclerosis" .
July 2006 Advani S, Auseon A, Bush C, Raman S."Incorporation of 64-slice cardiovascular CT into clinical practice in a university hospital: initial experience and effects on invasive and interventional procedural volumes" .
April 2006 Gotardo PFU, Boyer KL, Saltz J, Raman SV."On the detection of intra-ventricular dyssynchrony in the left ventricle from routine cardiac MRI" .
July 2006 Dyke PC, Raman SV, Cook SC."Management of adults with congenital heart disease: the essential role of cardiovascular CT" .
September 2006 Baker P, Sparks E, Raman S, Wooley C."Histopathologic substrate for clinical manifestation and imaging in heritable cardiac conduction system and myocardial disease" .
May 2006 Chung YC, Menzel M, Raman SV, Simonetti OP."3D dark blood TSE for carotid vessel wall imaging" .
May 2006 Simonetti OP, Cook SC, Bello G, Raman SV."Detection of myocardial wall motion abnormalities using real-time TSENSE" .
November 2006 Cook SC, Raman SV."Subendocardial ischemia in adults with repaired coarctation: a potential mechanism for early ischemic events" .
November 2006 Raman SV, Sparks EA, Baker P, Wooley CF."Cardiac magnetic resonance in lamin A/C cardiac conduction and myocardial disease: pattern of fibrosis and clinical correlates" .
November 2007 Mueller J, Cook SC, Raman SV, McCarthy B, Daniels CJ."Preserved right ventricular function in Eisenmenger syndrome compared to idiopathic pulmonary hypertension: a possible clue to improved survival" .
February 2008 Bishara O, Sparks EA, Sturm A, Raman SV, Abraham WT."Use of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging to identify variable phenotypic expression of an identical sarcomeric protein mutation" .
February 2008 Ding Y, Chung YC, Lanz T, Raman SV, Simonetti OP."Improved real-time cine with the use of a 32-channel cardiac array and Karhunen-Loeve transform filter" .
May 2008 Ding Y, Chung YC, Raman SV, Simonetti OP."Noise measurement in real-time cardiac cine MRI using eigenvalues of Karhunen-Loeve transform" .
February 2008 Chung YC, Winner MW, Park J, Raman SV, Simonetti OP, Jerecic R."T1-weighted 3D dark blood TSE for carotid artery disease imaging--preliminary experience" .
January 2008 Moreo A, Ambrosio G, De Chiara B, Pu M, Mauri F, Raman SV."Myocardial fibrosis severity and location predict diastolic dysfunction" . : A157
January 2008 Liu S, Annest LS, Sai-Sudhakar C, Hong G, Louis L, Kwiatkowski P, Phillips A, Raman S, Zhang P, Houle H, Choi J, Vannan MA, Sun B."Improved left ventricular shape and myocardial mechanics after transcatheter left ventricular reconstruction (Dor Procedure) in sheep with chronic left apical aneurysm" . : S683-S684
February 2008 Giri S, Chung Y, Lin H, Raman SV, Simonetti OP."Single-shot, dark-blood, t2-weighted, inversion-recovery CMR with spin echo--echo planar imaging (DB-STIR EPI)" .
February 2008 Dickerson JA, Simonetti OP, Raman SV."Combined use of real-time cine and first-pass perfusion with dobutamine stress" .
May 2008 Jekic M, Ding Y, Foster E, Raman SV, Simonetti OP."Real-time cine imaging at peak exercise stress with a 32-channel cardiac array, TGRAPPA, and Karhunen-Loeve image filtering" .
February 2008 Winner MW, Raman SV, Cook SC."Management of the pregnant patient with complex congenital heart disease or aortopathy with cardiovascular magnetic resonance" .
January 2008 Winner MW, Raman SV, Simonetti OP, Chung YC, Arnott L, Mihai G, Cook SC."Noncontrast three dimensional dark blood magnetic resonance imaging in adult congenital heart disease patients after transcatheter intervention" . : S930
January 2009 Raman SV, Jekic M, Dickerson JA, Foster EL, Simonetti OP."In-room treadmill exercise stress cardiac magnetic resonance in patients with suspected ischemic heart disease." . : O40
January 2009 Giri SS, Chung YC, Merchant A, Tran T, Raman S, Simonetti O."A T2-mapping method to quantitatively differentiate edema from normal myocardium." . : O4
January 2010 Rao SV, Kilaru R, Povsic TJ, Melloni C, Melton L, Kim RJ, Heitner J, Raman S, Barsness G, Ferrucci L, Lakatta EG, Harrington RA, Najjar SS."A Randomized Placebo Controlled Trial of Intravenous Erythropoietin to Reduce Infarct Size After ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Primary Results of the REVEAL Trial" .
May 2010 Sharkey-Toppen TP, Clymer BD, Maiseyeu A, Tran T, Mihai G, Raman SV."Improved T2* estimation technique in human carotid arteries" .
January 2010 Di Carli M, Johnson JR, Hlatky MA, Shaw LJ, Ridner ML, Dorbala S, Beanlands RSB, Chow BJW, Branscomb E, Chareonthaitawee P, Weigold WG, Voros S, Abbara S, Yasuda T, Jacobs JE, Lesser J, Berman DS, Thomson L, Raman S, Heller GV, Schussheim A, Brunken R, Williams KA, Farkas S, Delbeke D, Schoepf UJ, Reichek N, Rabinowitz S, Sigman SR, Johnson B, Gaber M, Williams JA, Foster C, Hainer J, Hachamovitch R."Incremental value of noninvasive cardiac imaging in risk prediction: results from the SPARC study" .
January 2010 Di Carli M, Johnson JR, Shaw LJ, Hlatky MA, Beanlands R, Chow B, Branscomb E, Ridner ML, Lesser J, Chareonthaitawee P, Raman S, Voros S, Berman DS, Johnson BH, Gaber M, Williams J, Hachamovitch R."Gender-related differences in short-term referral rates to catheterization after non-invasive cardiac imaging in patients without known CAD: results from the study of myocardial perfusion and coronary anatomy imaging roles in CAD (SPARC)." . : A88
January 2010 Satiani A, Davis RB, Raman SV."Potential cost savings with CMR-guided selective invasive strategy in non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome" . : P243
January 2011 Chimanji R, Xu Y, Schill KE, Tran T, Canan B, Delfín DA, Janssen PML, Raman SV, Rafael-Fortney JA."Identification of optimal timing and effects of current clinical cardiomyopathy drug treatment using muscular dystrophy mouse models" .
January 2011 Tran T, Zhang X, Blank J, Pennell M, Mihai G, McCarthy B, Simonetti O, Rovin BH, Jackson RD, Raman SV."Hepcidin, an iron regulatory hormone, is associated with degree of subclinical atherosclerosis in perimenopause" . : A11351
January 2012 Michalsky M, Bauer J, Schuster D, Teich S, Raman SV."Cardiovascular recovery following bariatric surgery in extremely obese adolescents: preliminary results using cardiac magnetic resonance" .

Inventions and Patents

Method and Apparatus for Detecting Intraventricular Dyssynchrony

System and Method for Cardiovascular Exercise Stress MRI

In Vivo Atherosclerotic Plaque Characterization



The Cardiologist's Perspective

Rotational x-ray coronary angiography

Multislice CT coronary angiography

American Heart Association Women's Heart Health Initiative

Update in Cardiac Imaging

Vasa vasorum: clinical implications

CT Coronary Angiography: Complementary Roles of Anatomic and Physiologic Assessment

Cardiovascular CT: What You Need to Know

Anatomy and Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease

Coronary plaque characterization with multislice cardiac CT

Assessment of a calcified LAD assisted by InnovaSpin technology

American Heart Association Women's Heart Health Initiative

3-D Echocardiography and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance

Plaque and Lumen: Advances in CMR/CT in Vascular Disease

Cardiac MR, CT and 3D Echo

Cutting Edge Cardiac Imaging in Heart Failure

Link Between Chronic Kidney Disease and Vascular Calcification

Cardiovascular MR and CT in Clinical Practice

The Heart of a Woman

Cardiac MRI in Congenital Heart Disease

Cardiovascular MR and CT: How They Help My Patients

Controversies in Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance: Ischemic Heart Disease

Clinical Applications and Patient-Oriented Research

Early Detection and Prevention of Heart Disease

Early Detection and Prevention of Heart Disease

Cardiovascular Diagnostic Techniques Update

The Latest Cardiovascular Diagnostic Techniques: A Patient-Centered Approach

Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance: What the Technologist Needs to Know

Case Studies in Complementary/Competing Imaging: Echocardiography and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance

Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography: Integrating Patient Care and Research

The Hybrid CMR/CT Center

Heart Sunday

-Competing/Complementary Imaging: Echocardiography and CMR in Valvular Heart DiseaseCompeting/Complementary Imaging: Echocardiography and CMR in Valvular Heart Disease

Assessment of Atherosclerotic Heart Disease: What is the Role of MRI?

CMR in Tumors and Pericardial Disease

CMR in Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease

Cardiac Magnetic Resonance: A Disease Based Approach

CMR and CCT-Complementary Applications

Coronary Sinus Anatomy for Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair

Coronary Sinus Anatomy for LV Pacing

Cardiac Imaging of Arrhythmia Substrate

Sickle Cell Disease Myocardial Ischemia in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease

Controversies in Cardiac Imaging

Atherosclerosis Imaging for Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Treatment: Do We Have a Solution?

Apical Thrombus, Hypertrophy, or Noncompaction?

Charles F. Wooley, MD and Richard P. Lewis, MD: Their Legacies, Our Charge

The Hypertensive Heart

Myocardial Structure and Mechanics

Dobutamine Stress Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

CMR/CT of the Aorta

Myocardial Viability in Valvular Heart Disease

Vascular Biology for Atherosclerosis Imaging

Advanced Cardiac Function

Genotype vs. Phenotype in Myocardial Disease

Assessment of RV Morphology and Function by Computed Tomographic Angiography

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Myocardial Edema

Subclinical Findings in the Friedreich Ataxia Heart by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance

Managing the Heart Failure Patient: The Role of Imaging

T2 and Edema Imaging in ACS

Identification of At-Risk Myocardium in Patients Presenting with Chest Pain: Have We Found a Test for Determining Who Should Go to the Cath Lab Emergently?

Refined Evaluation of Ischemic and Heritable Heart Disease

Evaluation of Myocardial Viability: What Do We Want to See?

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Right Ventricular Morphology and Function in Boxer Dogs with Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy

Imaging Phenotype vs Genotype in Nonhypertrophic Heritable Cardiomyopathies Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy

The Hypertensive Heart An Integrated Understanding Informed by Imaging

Intravenous Erythropoietin in Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction REVEAL: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Tricuspid valve disease: tricuspid valve complex perspective.

Dobutamine stress magnetic resonance imaging.

Clinical decision making with contemporary cardiovascular imaging: ischernic heart disease

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy Reduces Right Ventricular Volume in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Study

Recent Developments in Heart Failure Imaging

Cardiovascular magnetic resonance in endocardial fibroelastosis

A parent-driven, computer-based vaccine information system: Addressing variability in information needs for the varicella vaccine

Myocardial first-pass perfusion cardiovascular magnetic resonance: history, theory, and current state of the art.

Coronary Artery or Myocyte Wherein Lies the Diagnosis?

Influence of Myocardial Fibrosis on Left Ventricular Diastolic Function Noninvasive Assessment by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance and Echo

Myocardial Edema Imaging in Acute Coronary Syndromes

Cardiac Involvement in Patients With Muscular Dystrophies Magnetic Resonance Imaging Phenotype and Genotypic Considerations

T2-Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Has Elvis Left the Building?

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Professional Activities

2005 - present Special Emphasis Panel of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases ZDK1 GRB-7 (01)—Cardiovascular Complications of Type 1 Diabetes. National Institutes of Health.
2005 - present Special Emphasis Panel of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases PAR-04-065. National Institutes of Health.
2006 - present Special Emphasis Panel of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. National Institutes of Health.
2008 - present National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Board of Scientific Counselors. National Institutes of Health.
2009 - present Radiology, Imaging and Surgery Peer Review Committee. American Heart Association.
2009 - present Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel Reviewer, ZRG1 CVRS-B (10) B – Cardiovascular Sciences Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I applications. National Institutes of Health.
2009 - present Special Emphasis Panel Reviewer, Research and Research Infrastructure "Grand Opportunities" (RC2), RFA-OD-09-004 – Cardiac Translational Research Implementation Program. National Institutes of Health.
2009 - present Special Emphasis Panel Reviewer, ZRG1 CVRS-B (58) R – Challenge Grant Applications. National Institutes of Health.
2009 - present Special Emphasis Panel Reviewer, ZRG1 VH-D (58) R – Challenge Grant Applications. National Institutes of Health.
2010 - present Special Emphasis Panel Reviewer, ZRG1 VH-D (55) R – Director’s Research Opportunity, Hematology and Cardiovascular-Respiratory Sciences (RC-4). National Institutes of Health.
2010 - present Special Emphasis Panel Reviewer, ZHL1 CSR-Y (O1) 1 – Resource Related Research Project. National Institutes of Health.
2010 - present Special Emphasis Panel Reviewer, ZRG1 VH-G 03 – Microvascular Interactions. National Institutes of Health.
2010 - present National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - Friedreich's Ataxia Working Group, Cardiac and Clinical Outcomes Subgroup. National Institutes of Health.
2011 - present Special Emphasis Panel Reviewer, 2012/01 ZHL1 CSR-H (F1) 1 - NHLBI Translational Research Implementation Program. NIH/NLHBI. Bethesda, MD.
2011 - present Grant Review. Research Grants Council of Hong Kong.
2011 - present ad hoc reviewer - ZRG1 OTC-K(55) Lasker Clinical Research Scholars Program (SI2). National Institutes of Health.
2011 - present Radio Interview about Heart Health with Benito Lucio, "El Super Mex". 1550 AM, WXOL-AM.
2011 - present Healthy Heart Forum presentation and Q&A: Do I Need a Heart Test? Which One?. Ross Heart Hospital and United Way.
2011 - present Presentation on Technology Commercialization. Battelle Memorial Institute and OSUMC Senior Leadership.
2011 - present 2012 NHLBI P50 ZHL1 CSR-H (F1) 1. NIH/NHLBI. Bethesda, MD.
2011 Cardiovascular MR/CT CME Update.
2012 CICS Study Section. NIH. Bethesda, MD.

Technical Reports

Preventive Measures Help Women Assess Their Genetic Cardiovascular Risks