Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Ramsewak S, Suratsingh J, Roopnarinesingh S
    The Oxytocin Challenge Test in high risk pregnancies
    West Indian Medical Journal 30:94-97 (1981)
  2. Roopnarinesingh S, Ramsewak S, Gopeesingh T, Mc Douggal J
    Evaluation of tubal patency in post-abortal infertile women
    West Indian Medical Journal 32:168-171 (1983)
  3. Manifold I, Champion A, Goepel J, Ramsewak S, Mayor P
    Pregnancy complicated by gestational trophoblastic disease in a renal transplant recipient
    British Medical Journal 287:1025-1026 (1983)
  4. Roopnarinesingh S, Ramsewak S
    Rupture of the uterus in patients with previous myomectomy
    Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 6:32-34 (1985)
  5. Roopnarinesingh S, Reid S, Ramsewak S
    Fetal macrosomia – A continuing perinatal challenge
    West Indian Medical Journal 34:154-157 (1985)
  6. Ramsewak S, Roopnarinesingh S
    An analysis of Cesarean sections in a teaching hospital
    West Indian Medical Journal 35:23-26 (1986)
  7. Ramsewak S, Wu Shun Wong F, Buck P, Fouracres M, Tindall VR
    Pelvic Lymphocysts occurring after Wertheim’s operation
    Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 6:277-280 (1986)
  8. Roopnarinesingh S, Ramsewak S
    Decreased birthweight and femur length in fetuses of patients with Sickle Cell Trait
    Obstetrics & Gynecology 68:46-48 (1986)
  9. Roopnarinesingh S, Ramsewak S
    The outcome of pregnancy in patients with Hb-AS
    West Indian Medical Journal 35:96-98 (1986)
  10. Ramsewak S, Roopnarinesingh S, Curzen N
    Hysterectomy in Obstetrics: a comparative study
    West Indian Medical Journal 35:163-165 (1986)
  11. Ramsewak S, Roopnarinesingh S, The T
    Obstetric factors affecting outcome in low birth weight infants
    West Indian Medical Journal 35:163-165 (1986)
  12. Roopnarinesingh S, Ramsewak S
    Perinatal loss and fetal presentation in multiple pregnancy
    Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 7:190-191 (1987)
  13. Narayansingh G, Maharaj V, Hoford R, Ramsewak S, Roopnarinesingh S
    Re-evaluation of diagnostic uterine dilatation and curettage – a review of 203 patients
    West Indian Medical Journal 36:19-22 (1987)
  14. Roopnarinesingh S, Ramsewak S, Suratsingh J, Charran D
    Sterilization patterns in a Maternity unit
    West Indian Medical Journal 36:174-176 (1987)
  15. Ramsewak S, Perkins S, Roopnarinesingh S
    Indications and risks of abdominal hysterectomy
    West Indian Medical Journal 37:215-217 (1988)
  16. Roopnarinesingh S, Ramsewak S, Reddy S
    Complications of grand multiparity
    West Indian Medical Journal 37:222-225 (1988)
  17. Roopchand R, Roopnarinesingh S, Ramsewak S
    Instability of the tracheal tube in neonates – a post mortem study
    Anaesthesia  44:107-109 (1989)
  18. Ramsewak S, Kumar A, Welsby R, Mowforth A, Lenton E, Cooke ID
    Is analgesia required for transvaginal single-follicle aspiration in In vitro fertilisation?  A double-blind study
    Journal of In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer 7:103-106 (1990)
  19. Ramsewak S, Sargeant S, Anderson E, Cooke ID
    Development of a modified bivalve speculum for donor insemination
    British Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 97:455-456 (1990)
  20. Ramsewak S, Baratt C, Li TC, Gooch H, Cooke ID
    Peritoneal sperm recovery can be consistently demonstrated in women with unexplained infertility.
    Fertility and Sterility 53:1106-1108 (1990)
  21. Ramsewak S, Cooke ID, Li TC, Kumar A, Monks N, Lenton E
    Are factors that influence oocyte fertilization also predictive?  An assessment of 148 cycles of in vitro fertilization without gonadotrophin stimulation
    Fertility and Sterility 54:470-474 (1990)
  22. Li TC, Dockery P, Ramsewak S, Klentzeris L, Lenton E, Cooke ID
    The variation of endometrial response to a standard hormone replacement therapy in women with premature ovarian failure.  An ultrasonographic and histological study
    British Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 98:656-661 (1991)
  23. Ramsewak S, Roopnarinesingh S, Robinson J
    Another look at the effects of advanced maternal age
    West Indian Medical Journal 40:86-88 (1991)
  24. Ramsewak S, Rahaman J, Persad P, Narayansingh G
    Missing Intrauterine Contraceptive Device presenting with strings at the anus
    West Indian Medical Journal 40:185-186 (1991)
  25. Li TC, Ramsewak S, Lenton EA, Cooke ID, Warren MA, Dockery P
    Endometrial responses in artificial cycles: a prospective, randomized study comparing three different progesterone dosages
    British Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 99:319-324 (1992)
  26. Narayansingh G, Ramsewak S, Kissoon W
    Elective Cesarean hysterectomy for uterine fibroids
    International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 38:125-126 (1992)
  27. Narayansingh G, Ramsewak S, Kissoon W
    Childhood vaginal bleeding in Trinidad
    Journal of Obsterics & Gynaecology 12:252-253 (1992)
  28. Narayansingh G, Ramsewak S, Cross J, Adam R, Kissoon W
    Worsening neurological status in late pregnancy : consider meningioma
    Postgraduate Medical Journal 68:800 (1992)
  29. Ramsewak S, Persad P, Perkins S, Narayansingh G
    Twin pregnancy in a patient with complete heart block
    Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynaecolgy 19:166-167 (1992)
  30. Narayansingh G, Ramsewak S
    Carnival and conception in Trinidad and Tobago
    Fertility and Sterility 555-558 (1992)
  31. Narayansingh G, Kissoon W, Ramsewak S
    Local anaesthesia for vaginal hysterectomy in a patient with second degree utero-vaginal prolapse. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 13: 73 (1993)
  32. Ramsewak S, Sieunarine B, Narayansingh G
    Use of oral salbutamol after cervical circlage – is it justified?
    Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 13: 34-35 (1993)
  33. Narayansingh G, Ramsewak S, Duggal S
    Late presentation of vulval carcinoma in Trinidad
    Tropical Doctor 23: 131-132 (1993)
  34. Ariyanayagam D, Narayansingh G , Narayansingh V, Ramsewak S
    A subcutaneous uterus with unusual presenting features
    Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics and Gynaecology 20: 180-181 (1993)
  35. Ramsewak S, Narayansingh V, Narayansingh G, Jankey N
    Vesical endometriosis presenting as secondary dysmenorrhoea
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology Today 4: 72-74 (1993)
  36. Narayansingh G, Ramsewak S, Sukdeo M, Ahow M, Wong J
    Post abdominal hysterectomy vaginal evisceration following delayed coitus in the menopausal state.
    Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 14:358-359 (1994)
  37. Narayansingh G, Kissoon W, Ramsewak S
    Gestational Trophoblastic disease in women over 50 years.
    International Journal of Gynaecology & Obstetrics 44:168 (1994)
  38. Narayansingh G, Ramsewak S, Kissoon W
    The value of a prospective report on maternal deaths – a Trinidad experience.
    Tropical Doctor 25(4):190 (1995)
  39. Ramsewak S, Narayansingh G, Bassaw K, Harewood, Bridgewater E
    Fixation of interceed does not improve its efficacy against adhesion formation in rats.
    Clinical & Experimental Obstetrics and Gynaecology 23:147-149 (1996)
  40. Ramsewak S, Narayansingh G, Thomas D
    Born before arrival (BBA) in Trinidad – a seven year case-controlled study
    Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 17:242-244 (1997)
  41. Narayansingh G, Serrao C, Ramsewak S
    Innocuous recurrent vaginal bleeding during pregnancy in a patient with uterus didelphys.
    Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 18:6 (1998)
  42. Busch C, Ramdath D, Ramsewak S, Hegele R
    Association of PON 2 variation with birthweight in Trinidadian neonates of South Asian ancestry
    Pharmacogenetics 9: 351-356 (1999)
  43. Hegele R, Ban M, Busch C, Ramsewak S, Ramdath D
    Lipoprotein – genotype associations in Trinidadian neonates.
    Clinical Biochemistry 32: 429-37(1999)
  44. Ramsewak S, Naraynsingh A,  Kuruvilla A, Duffy S
    Successful pregnancy by Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection after radiotherapy-induced azoospermia.
    West Indian Medical Journal 48:240-41 (1999)
  45. Brouwer J, Mulder H, Fokkens B, Ramsewak S, Muskiet F, Ramdath D
    Cord blood lipoprotein E genotype distribution and plasma lipid indices in newborns of different ethnicity.
    Annals of Human Biology 27:367-75 (2000)
  46. Barlow R, Cooke ID, Odukoya O, Heathley M, Jenkins J, Narayansingh G, Ramsewak S, Eley A.
    The detection of Chlamydia trachomatis in fresh tissue specimens from patients with ectopic pregnancy or tubal factor infertility by PCR and In Situ Hybridisation (ISH).
    The Journal of Medical Microbiology 50:902-908 (2001)
  47. Eley A, Hemeg HA, Geary I, Ramsewak SS, Herring A, Caul EO.
    Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis antibodies in antenatal patients from Trinidad.
    Sexually Transmitted Infections 77:301-302 (2001)
  48. Ramsewak S, Narayansingh G, Kuruvilla A, Naraynsingh A, Woodward B, Turner K, Duffy S, Kumar A.
    Initial experiences with In-vitro Fertilization Technology in the English-Speaking Caribbean.
    West Indian Medical Journal 50: 274-77 (2001)
  49. Kuruvilla A, Pooran,V, Ramsewak S.
    Isolated torsion of a haematosalpinx in a virginal girl.
    West Indian Medical Journal 50: 339 (2001)
  50. Ramsewak S, Sohan K.
    Successful pregnancy after frozen embryo transfer.
    West Indian Medical Journal 50: 339 (2001)
  51. Kuruvilla A, Busby G, Ramsewak S
    Intraoperative placement of a Foley cathether for drainage of malignant ascites
    European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology 23:68-69 (2002)
  52. Ramsewak S, Sohan K, Ramdass MJ, Naraynsingh V
    Gauze packing for aspirin-induced haemorrhage in vaginal hysterectomy.
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 15: 59-60 (2004)
  53. Ramsewak S, Kuruvilla A,,Busby G, Teelucksingh
    Unsuspected infective cholestatic jaundice after bilateral tubal ligation.
    Tropical Doctor 34:53-54 (2004)
  54. Teelucksingh S, El-Youssef J, Sohan K, Ramsewak S
    Prolonged inadvertent pravastatin use in pregnancy.
    Reprod Toxicol. 18:299-300 (2004)
  55. Ramsewak SS
    Assisted reproductive technology (ART): current status and new developments.
    West Indian Med J. 53:252-7 (2004)
  56. Kuruvilla A, Sohan K, Ramsewak S: Outpatient Endometrial Sampling As The Sole Primary Method For Assessing Abnormal Uterine Bleeding In Women Over 35 Years In Trinidad. The Internet Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 3:1 (2004)
  57. Sohan K, Ramsewak SS
    Pleural effusion after in-vitro fertilization: consider ovarian hyperstimulation.
    West Indian Med J 53: 265 (2004)
  58. Sohan K , Woodward B, Ramsewak SS
    Successful use of transrectal ultrasound for embryo transfer in obese women.
    J Obstet Gynaecol 24: 839-40 (2004)
  59.  Ramsewak SS, Duffy S, Taylor J, Woodward B
    The oral contraceptive pill effectively permits cycle batching for an intermittent in vitro fertilization programme in Trinidad and Tobago.
    West Indian Med J 54: 127-9 (2005)
  60. Adesiyun A, Gooding R, Ganta K, Seepersadsingh N, Ramsewak S
    Congenital toxoplasmosis in two health institutions in Trinidad.
    West Indian Med J 56:166-70 (2007)
  61. Rampersad J, Wang X, Gayadeen H, Ramsewak S, Ammons D.
    In-house polymerase chain reaction for affordable and sustainable Chlamydia trachomatis detection in Trinidad and Tobago.
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 22:317-22 (2007)
  62.  Woodward BJ, Campbell KH, Ramsewak SS.
    A comparison of headfirst and tail first microinjection of sperm at intracytoplasmic sperm injection.
    Fertil Steril 89:711-4 (2008)
  63. Ramsewak S, Gooding R, Ganta K, Seepersadsingh N, Adesiyun
    Seroprevalence and risk factors of Toxoplasma gondii infection among pregnant women in Trinidad and Tobago.
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 23:164-170 (2008)
  64. Pinto Pereira LM, Nayak BS, Abdul-Lateef H, Matmungal V, Mendes K, Persad S, Ramnath G, Bekele I, Ramsewak S.
    Drug utilization patterns in pregnant women: a case study at the Mount Hope Women’s Hospital in Trinidad, West Indies. West Indian Med J. 59:561-6 (2010).
  65. Bassaw B, Mohammed N, Ramsewak S, Bassawh L, Khan A, Bhola M, Chekuri A.
    Pregnancy outcome among women universally screened for gestational diabetes mellitus with a lime-flavoured drink. J Obstet Gynaecol. 32:422-5 (2012)
  66. Sa B, Baboolal N, Williams S, Ramsewak S
    Emotional Intelligence in Medical Students:  An exploratory study at the School of Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies, Trinidad.
  67. Landres I, Small M, Sirjusingh A, Ramsewak S, Williams K
    A comparison of Doppler waveform parameters versus flow-mediated vascular dilation of the brachial artery in pregnant women.
    Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Women’s Cardiovascular Health 4:220-223(2014)
  68. Bassaw B, Mohammed N, Jaggat A, Singh-Bhola M, Ramkissoon A, Singh P, Jones K, Maharaj S, Ramsewak S. Experience with a gonadotrophin-releasing hormone agonist prior to myomectomy–comparison of twice- vs thrice-monthly doses and a control group. J Obstet Gynaecol. 34:415-9 (2014)
  69. Sharma A, Bahadursingh S, Ramsewak S, Teelucksingh S.
    Medical and surgical interventions to improve outcomes in obese women planning for pregnancy.
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 29(4):565-76 (2015). doi: 10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2014.12.003. Epub 2014 Dec 24. Review.
  70. Peters D, Ramsewak SS, Youssef FF.
    Knowledge of and Attitudes toward Medical Professionalism among Students and Junior Doctors in Trinidad and Tobago.
    West Indian Med J. Peters D, Ramsewak SS, Youssef FF. 64(2):138-44 (2015) doi: 10.7727/wimj.2013.214. Epub 2015 Jan 29. PMID: 26360688 Free PMC Article
  71. Pooransingh S, Misir A, Ramdath D, Ramsewak S, Jaglal S, Cameron C, Goel V.
    Barriers and facilitators to establishing a national public health observatory.
    Rev Panam Salud Publica. 38(5):403-9 (2015).
    PMID: 26837526  BMC Free Article