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Sudhakar Subramani, MBBS, FASE

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Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesia - Cardiothoracic Anesthesia

Contact Information

Primary Office
6504-1 JCP
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-356-2633

Education

MBBS, Chengalpattu Medical College
MD, Medicine, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER)
Internship, Chengalpattu Medical College
Resident, Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER)
Fellow, Cardiothoracic Neurosurgical Anesthesiology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST)
Fellow, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine

Publications

Subramani, S., Punia, S. (2021). Chapter 3: Lower extremity nerve blocks. In A. Chakraborty (Eds.) Blockmate: A Practical Guide to Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia. (1), pp. 49-85. New York, NY: Springer International Publishing. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-9202-7_3.

Ungerman, E., Khoche, S., Subramani, S., Bartels, S., Fritz, A. V., Martin, A. K., Subramanian, H., Devarajan, J., Knight, J., Boisen, M. L. & Gelzinis, T. A. (2020). The year in cardiothoracic transplantation anesthesia: selected highlights from 2019. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 34(11), 2889-2905. PMID: 32782193.

Martin, A. K., Weiner, M. M., Feinman, J. W., Bhatt, H. V., Fritz, A. V., Townsley, M. M., Sharma, A., Stawiarski, K., Patel, S. J., Zhou, E. Y., Addis, D. R., Al Ghofaily, L., Malhotra, A. K., Teixeira, M. T., Subramani, S., Arora, L., Cowart, C. R., Jayaraman, A. L. & Ramakrishna, H. (2020). The year in cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia: selected highlights from 2020. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. PMID: 33229168.

Sharma, A., Kuppachi, S., Subramani, S., Walia, A. K., Thomas, J. A. & Ramakrishna, H. (2020). Loop diuretics-analysis of efficacy data for the perioperative clinician. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 34(8), 2253-2259. PMID: 31879151.

Subramaniam, K., Del Rio, J. M., Wilkey, B. J., Kumar, A., Tawil, J. N., Subramani, S., Tani, M., Sanchez, P. G. & Mandell, S. M. (2020). Anesthetic management of lung transplantation: results from a multi-center, cross-sectional survey by the Society for Advancement of Transplant Anesthesia. Clin Transplant, 34(8), e13996. PMID: 32484978.

Subramani, S. (2020). The current status of EuroSCORE II in predicting operative mortality following cardiac surgery. (Vols. 23). (3), pp. 256-257. Mumbai: Ann Card Anaesth. PMID: 32687077.

Subramani, S., Arora, L., Krishnan, S., Hanada, S., Sharma, A. & Ramakrishna, H. (2020). Analysis of conduction abnormalities and permanent pacemaker implantation following transcatheter aortic valve replacement. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 34(4), 1082-1093. PMID: 31558391.

Subramani, S., Aldrich, A. W., Dwarakanath, S., Sugawara, A. & Hanada, S. (2020). Early graft dysfunction following heart transplant: prevention and management. Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 24(1), 24-33. PMID: 31378136.

Raphael, J., Mazer, C. D., Wilkey, A., Subramani, S., Schroeder, A., Abdalla, M., Ferreira, R., Roman, P. E., Welsby, I., Greilich, P. E., Ranucci, M., Heller, L. B., Boer, C., Hill, S. E., Nuttall, G. A., Palvadi, R. R., Patel, P. A., Patel, N., Wilkey, B., Gaitan, B., Hill, S. S., Harvey, R., Kwak, J., Klick, J., Bollen, B. A., Shore-Lesserson, L., Abernathy, J., Schwann, N. & Lau, W. T. (2020). Corrigendum to 'Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA) Clinical Practice Improvement (CPI) advisory for management of perioperative bleeding and hemostasis in cardiac surgery patients' [Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 33 (2019) 2887-2899]. (Vols. 34). (3), pp. 840-841. New York, NY: J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. PMID: 31759860.

Arora, L., Krishnan, S., Subramani, S., Sharma, A., Hanada, S., Villablanca, P. A., Núñez-Gil, I. J. & Ramakrishna, H. (2020). Functional tricuspid regurgitation: analysis of percutaneous transcatheter techniques and current outcomes. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. PMID: 32247538.

Sharma, A., Arora, L., Subramani, S., Simmons, J., Mohananey, D. & Ramakrishna, H. (2020). Analysis of the 2018 American Heart Association focused update on advanced cardiovascular life support use of antiarrhythmic drugs during and immediately after cardiac arrest. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 34(2), 537-544. PMID: 31097339.

Evans, A. S., Weiner, M. M., Shaefi, S., Patel, P. A., Townsley, M. M., Kumaresan, A., Feinman, J. W., Fritz, A. V., Martin, A. K., Steinberg, T. B., Renew, J. R., Gui, J. L., Radvansky, B., Bhatt, H., Subramani, S., Sharma, A., Gutsche, J. T., Augoustides, J. G. & Ramakrishna, H. (2020). The year in cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia: selected highlights from 2019. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 34(1), 1-11. PMID: 31759862.

Krishnan, S., Sharma, A., Subramani, S., Arora, L., Mohananey, D., Villablanca, P. & Ramakrishna, H. (2019). Analysis of neurological complications following surgical versus transcatheter aortic valve replacement. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 33(11), 3182-3195. PMID: 30595485.

Raphael, J., Mazer, C. D., Subramani, S., Schroeder, A., Abdalla, M., Ferreira, R., Roman, P. E., Patel, N., Welsby, I., Greilich, P. E., Harvey, R., Ranucci, M., Heller, L. B., Boer, C., Wilkey, A., Hill, S. E., Nuttall, G. A., Palvadi, R. R., Patel, P. A., Wilkey, B., Gaitan, B., Hill, S. S., Kwak, J., Klick, J., Bollen, B. A., Shore-Lesserson, L., Abernathy, J., Schwann, N. & Lau, W. T. (2019). Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Clinical Practice Improvement advisory for management of perioperative bleeding and hemostasis in cardiac surgery patients. Anesth Analg, 129(5), 1209-1221. PMID: 31613811.

Raphael, J., Mazer, C. D., Subramani, S., Schroeder, A., Abdalla, M., Ferreira, R., Roman, P. E., Patel, N., Welsby, I., Greilich, P. E., Harvey, R., Ranucci, M., Heller, L. B., Boer, C., Wilkey, A., Hill, S. E., Nuttall, G. A., Palvadi, R. R., Patel, P. A., Wilkey, B., Gaitan, B., Hill, S. S., Kwak, J., Klick, J., Bollen, B. A., Shore-Lesserson, L., Abernathy, J., Schwann, N. & Lau, W. T. (2019). Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Clinical Practice Improvement advisory for management of perioperative bleeding and hemostasis in cardiac surgery patients. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 33(11), 2887-2899. PMID: 31604540.

Sand, R. I., Subramani, S. (2019). Valve-in-Valve-in-Valve Rescue Following Embolized Trans Catheter Aortic Valve Replacement.

Subramani, S., Garg, S. (2019). Challenges to implement minimum effective volume in regional anesthesia. (Vols. 35). (1), pp. 47-48. Philadelphia, PA: J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol. PMID: 31057239.

Hitchcock, R., Obr, C. J. & Subramani, S. (2018). Cardiac tamponade and complete heart block during transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a simulation scenario for anesthesia providers. MedEdPORTAL, 14, 10779. PMID: 30800979.

Suhitharan, T., Subramani, S., Win, M. M., Sulaiman, W. B., Johar, N. B. & Chi, O. B. (2018). Effect of remifentanil on the recovery profile after head and neck surgeries: a prospective study. J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol, 34(3), 307-313. PMID: 30386011.

Subramani, S. (2018). Excision of Intracardiac Mass with Bipolar Disorder on Lithium Complicated by Refractory Hypotension.

Subramani, S. (2018). Hypoxemia in an Emergent Stanford Type B Aortic Dissection Repair.

Subramani, S. (2018). Intraoperative Iatrogenic Aortic Dissection Not Visible by Transesophageal Echocardiography.

Subramani, S., Garg, S., Singh, A. P. & Sinha, A. C. (2018). Perioperative communication: challenges and opportunities for anesthesiologists. (Vols. 34). (1), pp. 5-6. J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol. PMID: 29643614.

Hanada, S., Van Winkle, M. T., Subramani, S. & Ueda, K. (2017). Dynamic ultrasound-guided short-axis needle tip navigation technique vs. landmark technique for difficult saphenous vein access in children: a randomised study. Anaesthesia, 72(12), 1508-15. PMID: 28983903.

Garg, S., Subramani, S. & Sachdeva, H. (2017). Postoperative nausea and vomiting: the achilles heel of anesthesiologists. (Vols. 33). (4), pp. 427-428. J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol. PMID: 29416229.

Subramani, S. (2017). Post myocardial infraction ventricular septal defect complicated by pseudoaneurysm - An unusual presentation.

Subramani, S. (2016). Two Statistical Methods of Analyzing Cardiac Output Data from Three Devices During Elective Cardiac Surgery.

Subramani, S. (2016). Trending ability of Cardiac Output Measurement by LiDCOrapid and Transesophageal Echocardiography in an Elective Cardiac Surgery: A Comparison with Thermodilution.

Subramani, S. (2016). Transfemoral Aortic Valve Replacement Complicated by Sub Aortic Valve Mass - An Unusual Presentation.

Subramani, S. (2015). Cardiac Tamponade in TAVR case.

Diaz-Parlet, J., Subramani, S. (2015). Dystonic reaction associated with ondansetron administration in a patient with normal pressure hydrocephalus. J Clin Anesth, 27(5), 423-425. PMID: 25935832.

Subramani, S. (2015). Atrial Myxoma involving Right Upper Pulmonary Vein in an Elderly Patient - An unusual presentation.

Subramani, S. (2015). Perioperative Considerations of Post Myocardial Infarction Ventricular Septal Defect - Case series.

Subramani, S., Diaz-Parlet, J. (2015). Aortic valve replacement complicated by bronchial artery hemorrhage. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 29(3), 735-737. PMID: 24525163.

Subramani, S., Freeman, B. & Rajagopal, S. (2015). Anesthetic considerations for bilateral lung transplantation in Mounier-Kuhn syndrome. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 29(3), 727-730. PMID: 24529664.

Subramani, S. (2014). Transesophageal Echo Cardiogram Workshop.

Subramani, S., Poopalalingam, R. (2014). Bonfils assisted double lumen endobronchial tube placement in an anticipated difficult airway. J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol, 30(4), 568-570. PMID: 25425788.

Subramani, S. (2014). Validations of STOP BANG Questionnaire in Detecting Difficult Airway, Laryngoscopy and Intubation.

Subramani, S., Tewari, A. (2014). Pre-operative echocardiography: Evidence or experience based utilization in non-cardiac surgery?. J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol, 30(3), 313-315. PMID: 25190935.

Subramani, S. (2013). Successful Implantation of Low Fio2 CPAP for One Lung Anesthesia in Bleomycin Patient - Complex case.

Subramani, S. (2012). Anesthetic Considerations for Lung Transplantation in Mounier Kuhn Syndrome - Complex case.

Subramani, S. (2011). Association of the Ethnicity and Acute Kidney Injury after Cardiac Surgery.

Subramani, S. (2011). Hemodilution has Independent Association with Acute Kidney Injury after Cardiac Surgery.

Subramani, S. (2010). Preoperative use of ACE-Inhibitors is NOT associated with Acute Kidney Injury in Cardiac Surgery.

Subramani, S., Ong, S. (2010). Hypokalemia after cessation of the therapeutic barbiturate coma-an unusual complication. Critical Care and Shock, 13, 113-116.

Subramani, S. (2010). Anesthetic Considerations for Percutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement - initial experience from Southeast Asia.

Subramani, S. (2010). Use of Strong Opioids for Chronic Non Cancer Pain - A retrospective analysis of practice at a pain clinic.

Subramani, S. (2010). Metabolic and Endocrine Effects of Epidural Glucocorticoid Injections - a pilot study.

Subramani, S., Hemavathi, B. & Ravishankar, M. (2007). Effect of sevoflurane on vecuronium induced neuromuscular blockade. Journal of anaesthesiology clinical pharmacology, 23(1), 59-64.

Shivashanmugam, T., Kundra, P. & Subramani, S. (2006). Iliac compartment block following ilioinguinal iliohypogastric nerve block. Paediatr Anaesth, 16(10), 1084-1086. PMID: 16972842.

Kundra, P., Subramani, S. & Ravishankar, M. (2006). Loss of resistance technique. Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica, 50, 633-634. DOI: 10.1111/j.1399-6576.2006.01000.x.

Badhe, A., Subramani, S. (2006). An intravenous organophosphate poisoning with intermediate syndrome: An unusual way of intoxication. Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine, 10(3), 191-192.

Subramani, S. (2006). Refractory Hypotension during Weaning from CPB - Lithium, a potential source.

Subramani, S., Kundra, P., Madhurima, S. & Ravishankar, M. (2005). Unilateral bronchospasm following interpleural analgesia with bupivacaine. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 49(1), 104-5. PMID: 15675993.

Subramani, S. (2004). Unilateral Bronchospasm following Interpleural Analgesia with Bupivacaine - a case report.

Subramani, S. (2004). Intravenous Organophosphate Poisoning: An Unusual Way of Intoxication - a case report.