Research

Research

The details of the projects/ studies going on right now in the department and those finished by post graduate students are as follows

S. No

Name

Study

Status of ethical committee approval

Funding/ publication

 

ONGOING

1

Dr. Sujina Hermin/  

 Dr. G. Sivarajan

A randomized controlled study  to assess the efficacy of intrathecal morphine in patients on patient controlled analgesia (PCA) pump with morphine for post operative pain relief after elective laprotomy.

Approved on 22.02.2017

Nil

2.

Dr. Natarajan B/     

Dr. R.Venkatraman

A prospective randomized, Double-blinded, Control study on Comparison of Oral Midazolam and Dexmedetomidine as Premedication in Children

Approved on  28.04.2017

Nil

3.

Dr. Nandhini. P/             

  Dr. Gayathri Ramanadhan

A RCT comparing efficacy and complication between BASKA mask and classical larygenal mask airway in anasesthetized spontaneously breathing patients.

Approved on 06.01.2017

Nil

4.

Dr. Cherush  Willie Thomas/

Dr. K. Ashok

Comparison of pulse pressure variation versus central venous pressure monitoring as an index of intravascular volume status in off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting surgeries with respect to patient outcomes.

Approved on 06.01.2017

Nil

 

5.

Dr. Manoj Kumar.T.R/

  Dr.Balaji.R

Randomised controlled study comparing the efficacy of neuroaxial blockade by using intrathecal administration of 0.5 % hyperbaric Bupivacaine 15 mg and Fentanyl 25 mcg – in a single syringe versus separate syringe techniques in inguinal hernia surgeries.

Approved on 06.01.2017

Nil

6.

Dr. Aishwarya Srinivasan/ Dr.Balachandran

A randomised control trial comparing spinal anaesthesia with general anaesthesia on discharge criteria for day care ureteroscopic surgeries

Approved on 06.01.2017

Nil

7

Dr. Gokul Krishnan. /

Dr.Gayathri

Comparative study of diluents (Crystalloid versus colloid) in acute normovolaemic hemodilution in patients undergoing orthopaedic hip surgeries.

Approved on

15.12.2015

Nil

8

Dr. Arshiya Afreen/      

Dr. Sivarajan

Comparing perioperative airway morbidity between alkalinized Lignocaine and air for endo-tracheal tube cuff inflation in anaesthetized adult patients.

Approved on 23.02.2016

Nil

9

Dr. Priyadharshini.R /            

   Dr. Reyasudeen

Comparative study of antiemetic efficacy of Palanosetron with Dexamethasone and Ondansetron with Dexamethasone in post tonsillectomy patients.

Approved on 17.08.2016

Nil

10

Dr. Riyaj Jayaprakash/       

      Dr. R. Balaji

A Randomized controlled study of classic laryngeal mask airway insertion comparing standard technique and partial cuff inflated rotational technique with respective ease of insertion and occurrence of complications

Approved on  06.01.2017

Nil

11

Dr. Sandeep Panicker/        

    Dr. B. Gayathri

A prospective randomized double blinded control study on comparison of the Analgesic effects of Dexmedetomidine  and Morphine as an additive to Ropivacaine in Brachial plexus Block

Approved on 23.02.2016

Nil

12

Dr. Mushkath Mohamed Ali/

Dr. Ashok

Comparison of hemodynamic effects of levosimendan versus dobutamine in patients with moderate to severe left ventricular dysfunction  undergoing offpump coronary artery bypass grafting

Approved on 05.05.2016

Nil

 

FINISHED

13

Dr.Abhinaya/

Dr. Sivarajan

Comparison between supraclavicular & infraclavicular approaches to brachial plexus block using peripheral nerve stimulator with USG guidance for upper limb surgeries

Approved on 17.06.2014

Published

14

Dr. J. Sarathraj/      

Dr. B. Gayathri

A prospective observational study to determine the usefulness of ultrasound guided airway assessment preoperatively in predicting difficult airway.

Approved on 17.06.2014

Nil

15

Dr. Sara John

Comparison of caudal block using  ropivacaine with Clonidine and ropivacaine with Fentanyl in children for post operative analgesia

Approved on 17.06.2014

Nil

16

Dr. Placid Siroraj /            

   Dr. Reyasudeen

Correlation of USG guided measurement of IVC diameter to CVP to assess the volume status of ICU patients

Approved on 17.06.2014

Nil

17

Dr. Praveen D.V/         

  Dr. M. Umadevi

Comparison of dexmedetomidine with nitroglycerine for hypotensive anasthesia in functional endoscopic  sinus surgery

Approved on 17.06.2014

Nil

18

Dr. Vimal.R/

Dr. Sivarajan

A prospective randomized controlled study on comparison of true view scope and videolaryngoscope with the conventional MacIntosh laryngoscope in improving the glottis view during endotracheal intubation

Approved on 22.01.2014

Nil

19

Dr.S. Chendil Raja

/Dr.Gayathri Ramanathan

Effect of supplementation of low dose of intravenous dexmedetomidine on the effect of spinal anaesthesia with bupivacaine 0.5% in patients undergoing surgeries below umbilicus

 

Approved on

22.01.2014

Nil

20

 

Dr Karthik.K/

Dr.Umadevi

A Comparative Study of supraclavicular Versus infraclavicular approach For right subclavian Vein Catheterization

 

Approved on

22.01.2014

Nil

21

Dr Leno Ninan Jacob

/Dr.P.Karunanithi

A Randomized controlled study of the efficacy of addition of clonidine to bupivacaine as compared with bupivacaine alone used in supraclavicular brachial plexus block for upper limb surgeries

 

Approved on

22.10.2013

Nil

 22

Dr.Rohith Raja/

Dr.P.Karunanithi

A Comparison of the Two Dimensional Ultrasound Guided Technique Versus the Traditional Blind Anatomic Landmark Technique for the Placement Of Central Venous catheter in the Internal Jugular Vein

 

Approved on

22.08.2012

Nil

23

Dr. Jaimy Mathew /

Dr.P.Karunanithi

A Comparative study between I-gel, a new supraglottic airway device and classical laryngeal mark airway in anaesthetized spontaneously ventilated patients

 

Approved on

04.12.2012

Nil

24.

Dr S.Gunalan /

Dr.P.Karunanithi

Comparison of the Effects of dexmedetomidine and Fentanyl in attenuating pressor response for endotracheal Intubation.

 

Approved on

20.03.2012

Published

25.

Dr Ashok Kumar.B

A Comparison of efficacy of Epidural Levobupivacaine 0.5% with Racemic Bupivacaine for lower abdominal surgery

Approved on

18.03.2013

 

26.

Dr Prapti Rath /

Dr.P.VKarunanithi

Comparison of caudal analgesia between Ropivacaine and Ropivacaine with Clonidine in children for better post operative analgesic approach.

Approved on

04.12.2012

Nil

 

Ongoing projects

The details of the projects/ studies going on right now in the department are as follows

S.No

Name

Study

Status of ethical committee approval

Funding

 

 

1.

 

Dr. R. Balaji

Randomized controlled double blinded study of the analgesic effects of different doses of dexmedetomidine as an additive to ropivacaine  in brachial plexus block

Approved on 05.01.2017

Nil

2.

Dr.C.K.Shwetha Ramani

A double blinded randomized controlled comparative study between the effects of rocuronium priming and combination of  rocuronium priming with magnesium pretreatment on intubating time and intubating conditions.

Approved on 05.01.2017

Nil

3.

Dr. Mushkath/

Dr.Gayathri

Prevalance of insomnia & effectiveness of varmam in inducing sleep in end stage renal disese patients undergoing maintenance dialysis

Approved

06-01-2017

 Nil

4.

Dr.A.Pushparani/

Dr.Balachandran

A randomized controlled trial on recovery profile-comparison between pecs block with sedation vs general anaesthesia for day care breast surgeries.

Approved 17.03.2016

 Nil

5.

Dr.Priyadarshini/

Dr.Balachandran

Comparison study of efficacy of sedation by propofol & dexmedetomidine in pediatric patients undergoing BERA

Approved

23-2-2016

 

Nil

6.

Dr.K.Karthik

Comparison of three different sedative regimens for GI endoscopic procedures

  

Approved

20-8-2015

Nil

7.

Dr.P.Matheswaran/

Dr.Gayathri

USG guided subarachnoid block for caesarian section in laboring parturients

Approved

12-12-2014

Nil

8.

Dr. M.N.Nandakumar/

Dr.Gayathri

A comparative study of Mc Coy laryngoscope & CMac laryngoscope in patients with simulated restricted neck mobility

Approved

22-10-2013

Nil

9.

Dr.Karthik.M /

Dr.Gayathri

Evaluation of two hand sterilants 45.0g propan -2-ol , 30.0gpropan -1-2ol,0.2g mecetroniumetil sulphate and  1-propan , 2- propanolchlorhexidine glu  in ICU setting- An RC Trial to check the effectiveness in reducing microbial load

 

Scientific committee approval done

Awaiting ethical committee approval

Nil

10.

Dr.Meshach

A study on effectiveness of TAP block in reducing post operative pain in patients undergoing laparoscopic surgeries

To be submitted for scientific committee approval- Pilot study going on

Nil

 

 

The details of the projects/ studies conducted and published by our faculty are as follows

S. No

Name

Study

Status of ethical committee approval

Funding/ publication

 

PUBLISHED

1

Dr. Venkatraman

Efficacy of ultrasound guided transverse abdominis plane block (TAP) for post operative analgesia in patients undergoing inguinal hernia repair.

Approved on 07/8/2014

Published

2.

Dr. Venkatraman

Comparative evaluation of Tramadol, Clonidine and Dexmedetomidine for post – spinal anesthesia shivering

Approved on  12-12-2014

Published

3.

DrVenkatraman

Evaluation of sedative effect of bolus dose of dexmedetomidine in patients undergoing unilateral cataract surgery under peri bulbar block

Approved on 12-12-2014

Published

4.

Dr. Saravanan

Evaluation of efficacy of different doses and timing of administration of tranexamic acid for reduction of blodd loss in major orthopedic surgeries”

Approved on 20.08.2015

Published

 

5.

Dr.Pushparani

The effect of clonidine on hemodynamics , recovery and post operative pain in laparoscopic gynecological surgeries: A comparative study involving two routes of administration

Approved in 2012

Published

 

Publications in journals

 

S.

No

Name

Manuscript

Journal

National/ international

1.

Dr.Gayathri Ramanathan/    

    Dr.J Mahesh Kumar

Is flat line truly asystole?

Indian Journal of Anaesthesia

Aug 2015

National

2.

Dr.Gayathri Ramanathan/ Dr.Prasanna

Anaesthetic management of a case of Sturge Webers syndrome

Indian Journal of Anaesthesia

2012

National

3.

Dr.Gayathri Ramanathan/ Dr.Shalini.G. /

Dr.Karunanithi

Rigid endoscope-assisted tracheal intubation in a case of epiglottic cyst

South African Journal of Anaesthesia

2011

International

4.

Dr.Rajagopalan Venkatraman /Dr.Krishnamoorthy Karthik

A prospective, randomized , double-blinded control study on comparison of tramadol, clonidine and dexmedetomidine for post spinal anaesthesia shivering.

Revista Brasileira De Anaestesiologia

2 Aug 2016

International

5.

Dr.R.Venkatraman/

Dr.R.Sandhiya

Evaluation of efficacy of epidural Butorphanol Tartarate For Postoperative

Analgesia

International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

28 Dec 2014

International

A Randomised Comparative Evaluation of Supraclavicular and Infraclavicular Approaches to Brachial Plexus Block for Upper limb Surgeries using both Ultrasound and Nerve stimulator

 

 

 

Indian Journal of Anaesthesia

National

Efficacy of ultrasound-guided transversusabdominis plane block for postoperative analgesia in patients undergoing inguinal hernia repair

 

Local and Regional Anesthesia 2016:9: 7–12.

 

 

A Prospective, Randomized, Double-blinded Control study on evaluation of low dose dexmedetomidine infusion in patients undergoing cataract surgery under peribulbar block

Indian Journal of Clinical Anaesthesia, 2016;3(2):316-323.

National

Comparative Evaluation of Bolus Administration of Dexmedetomidine and Fentanyl for Stress Attenuation during Laryngoscopy and Endotracheal Intubation

Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2015 Sep, Vol-9(9): UC06-UC09.

 

 

6.

Dr.Anand Kuppusamy/

Dr.Gayathri Ramanathan/

Dr.Balaji Ramamoorthy

Delayed diagnosis of traumatic diaphragmatic rupture with herniation of the liver: a case report

Turkish Journal of  Trauma and Emergency Surgery

2012

International

7.

Dr. Pushparani /

Dr. K Vijayanand. M

The effect of clonidine on hemodynamics, Recovery and Post – operative pain in Laparoscopic Gynaecological Surgeries : A Comparative Study Involving Two Routes of Administration

Indian Journal of Clinical Anaesthesia 2015

National

8.

Dr. Vijayanand Kannabiran/     

  Dr. Pushparani Anand

Comparison of the duration of analgesia, duration of sensory and Motor blockade and incidence of side effects of intrathecal 0.75 % isobaric ropivacaine with combination of  0.75 % isobaric, ropivacaine and dexmedetomidine.

Indian Journal of Clinical Anaesthesia 2016

National

9.

Dr. Praveen D.V/

Dr. Pushparani .A

Comparison of Dexmedetomidine with nitroglycerine for hypotensive anasthesia in functional endoscopic sinus surgery

Indian journal of Clinical Anaesthesia 2016

National

10.

Dr. Saravanan Ravi/

Dr. Karthik Krishnamoorthy

Comparison of Sevoflurane and Propofol for Laryngeal Mask Airway Insertion in Children

Indian Journal of Clinical Anaesthesia 2015

National

11.

Dr. Balachandran.S/

Dr. Anand.K

Anaesthetic Considerations in an Obese Patient with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea.

Chettinad Health City Medical Journal

National

12.

Dr. V. Raveenthiran/

Dr. S. Balachandran

Uncorrectable Coagulopathy due to intestinal obstruction. A clinical dilemma of competing priorities in child

African Journal of Paediatric Surgery

International

13.

Dr. C.K. Swetha Ramani/                 

 Dr. Kalabalasubramanian

Airway management in a patient with traumatic disfigured facial injury – A case report

International Journal of  research in Pharmacotherapeutics 2015

International

14.

Dr. Rani A Sunder/

Dr. Balachandran Sundara Perumal

Comparison of cobra perilaryngeal airway (CobraPLATM) with flexible laryngeal mask airway in terms of device stability and ventilation characteristics in pediatric ophthalmic surgery. 

Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology 2012

National

 

 

Research Papers Published
Our faculties have publications at various national and international journals. Our department is actively involved in various research activities.
 

International:

  • Dr.Gayathri, Dr.Shalini, DrKarunanithi, Dr.Umadevi- Rigid endoscopic assisted intubation in a case of epiglottic cyst; sajaa2011:17(2),190-2
  • Dr.Anand- Dr.Balaji,Dr..Karunanithi, Dr.Gayathri- Delayed diagnosis of traumatic diaphragmatic rupture with herniation of liver- Turkish journal of Trauma & emergency surgery.2012;18920172-7
  • Dr.Balachandran- (Co author)Uncorrectable coagulopathy due to intestinal obstruction- African  journal of pediatric surgery- April –jun 2013- vol 10 issue 2

 

National:

  • Dr. Hem Anand Nayagam (author) A prospective randomised double blind study of intrathecal fentanyl and dexmedetomidine added to low dose bupivacaine for spinal anesthesia for lower abdominal surgeries. Indian J Anaesth 2014;58:430-5
  • Dr. Hem Anand Nayagam (co-author) Comparison of the lateral, oxford and sitting positions for combined  spinal and epidural anesthesia for elective caesarean  section. Journal of medical Society 2013;27(1):70-74.     
  • Dr.Balachandran(co author) Comparison of cobra laryngeal airway with flexible LMA in terms of device stability and ventilation characteristics in pediatric ophthalmic surgery- JOACPM 2012
  • Dr.Gayathri- Anaesthetic management of a case of Sturge weber syndrome IJA 2012(3)302-204