Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)
Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)

The Department of Otorhinolaryngology, head and neck surgery was established in the year 2005 at Chettinad hospital and Research Institute and it is well recognized for its dedicated approach towards providing excellent care to patients by using appropriate clinical methods. Necessary investigation and procedures with state of the art instruments and consoles are used for the benefit of the patients. Comfortable services are provided to both out-patients and in-patients and special clinics such as headache, allergy and vertigo clinics are organized on alternate days. Many specialized tests are also available which can be utilized by the patients, at affordable costs.

The dedicated team of skilled ENT surgeons is headed by Prof.Dr.S. Rajasekaran.Our team of faculties are well trained and experienced in teaching undergraduate and post graduate students. They are well experienced in providing expert patient care.

DEPARTMENT OF OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY – FACULTY LIST

PROFESSOR AND HOD: Dr. RAJASEKARAN.S

PROFESSOR: Dr. PRIYA.K

ASSISTANT PROFESSORS:

1. Dr. PRABAKARAN.S

2. Dr. NAMASIVAYA NAVIN.R.B

SENIOR RESIDENTS:

1. Dr. BALAJI.D

2. Dr. GOWTHAME.K

POSTGRADUATES/ JUNIOR RESIDENTS:

1. Dr. RAMYA SHREE.C

2. Dr. PRADEEP KRISHNA.R

3. Dr. SWETHA.T

4. Dr. GUNA KEERTHANA.R

5. Dr. ASWIN VAISHALI.P.N

6. Dr. RAGHAVAN.V.K

7. Dr. KARTHIKA.S.R

8. Dr. ANGELA GRACE ABRAHAM

9. Dr. RAGHVI.A

The department of Otorhinolaryngology provides outpatient services from 8.30 AM to 4.00 PM on week days. On holidays, emergency services such as foreign body removal, emergency tracheostomies are done. Free hearing aids were provided on world hearing day to patients who were not affordable. Utmost care is given to sick patients. Patients can choose between general wards, semiprivate wards and private wards. Special consultation is provided in peripheral centers such as urban health center at Karapakkam, rural health centre at Poonjeri.

The department handles undergraduate MBBS students in the prefinal year and high academic performance of the undergraduates is maintained constantly. This goal is achieved by the effective mentor-mentee system. Slow Learners are given special coaching for both theory and clinical. High achievers are encouraged to attend quiz competition in various other institutions. Small group teaching is carried out during clinical sessions. Students are encouraged and prepared to send to educative forums, CME in regional & state level. The department is provided with library which is useful for UG and PG students.

The Postgraduate Course offered is MS ENT and the student is trained to list the causes and mechanism of common ENT diseases and emergencies, define the appropriate diagnostic tools for the ENT diseases while applying recent modalities of diagnosis, Interpret the investigations and to formulate appropriate management plans. They are also trained to perform basic surgeries.

TEMPORAL BONE DISSECTION SERWELL OPD OTOMICROSCOPE

Special educational initiatives taken by the department include clinical case, journal club and seminar presentations, temporal bone dissection, group discussions.

Other courses handled include AHS students from pulmonology department,dental postgraduates,ophthalmology postgraduates are being posted in our department and taught about ENT related aspects. Basic audiometric evaluation is explained to students from physiology department.

Research based on industrial camp visits are conducted on regular basis to identify noise induced hearing loss and necessary management is given to prevent permanent hearing loss. Newborn screening for hearing loss is done to identify and treat hearing impairment in newborns. Recent research based on COVID – 19 sample collection is performed.

Memorandum of Understanding

CHRI plans for MOU with various hospitals and esteemed institutes for the benefit of the students for both Under Graduate and Post Graduate

We have obtained MOU with the following

  • Madras ENT Research Foundation(MERF)
  • KKR ENT Hospital & Research Institute

The department of otorhinolaryngology functions at OP No 11 (A Block) and provides outpatient services from 8.30 AM to 4.00 PM on week days. Diagnostic nasal endoscopy, otoendoscopy, video laryngoscopy are the diagnostics procedures performed in the OP. Regularly Ear lobe repair and intralesional steroid injections are given for keloids. Throat swabs are taken in required cases and sent for C/S. Oral cavity biopsies are taken with help of endoscope and sent for HPE. Audiological tests are done on OP basis. OAE screening is done for neonates.

VIDEOLARYNGOSCOPY

Inpatient services are provided for those patients requiring admission and Post-Operative care. This is provided by 80 bedded wards comprising of an equal number of beds allotted for both the male and female patients. The wards are well ventilated. The Patient can choose between general wards,semiprivate wards and private wards. Seriously ill patients are triaged at the zero-delay ward and are transferred to intensive medical care unit for prompt treatment.

Vertigo Clinic Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Allergy clinic Monday to Saturday
Head ache clinic Monday, Wednesday, Friday

In the allergy clinic,patients are given utmost care and diagnostic nasal endoscopy is performed if needed. In vertigo clinic, maneuver charts are provided and explained in detail for patients diagnosed with BPPV. In headache clinic, proforma regarding patient details and complaints are recorded.

Special Investigations offered include the following

  • Diagnostic nasal endoscopy
  • Videolaryngoscopy
  • Examination under microscope
  • Newborn screening for hearing loss
  • Brainstem evoked response audiometry
  • Otoacoustic emission
  • Impedance audiometry
  • Speech therapy

Endoscopic Procedures

AUDIOLOGICAL TESTS

The department regularly organizes and conducts camps in urban and rural areas.

Unique services to the poor by conducting rural health camps. For minor ailments,drugs are provided free of cost at the camp site. Patients with notable disorders will be referred to the hospital for further work up. Presently, in view of the COVID 19 pandemic,the department provides telephonic consultation.

The department of ENT, CHRI conducted a camp at Paiyanoor villege on 24/12/2020. Many Patients who were in inaccessible areas were benefited. Patients with ENT diseases received treatment near their homes and were also given free meditations.

DATE: 13.02.2021 & PLACE: Panchanthiruthi

Industrial visit camp conducted by Dept. of ENT where many workers were benefitted.

DATE: 28.01.2021

PLACE: PAIYANOOR

“Treatment at your door step” This is the primary goal of CHRI for the patients in various outskirts, rural areas around the hospital.
Medical camp are conducted every saturday where various doctors from multiple departments go to the patients place to attend to their medical / surgical ailments.
The following were the camps conducted and the people who were benefited in numerous.

DATE: 05.12.2020 PLACE: KALPAKKAM
DATE: 12.12.2020 PLACE: MELAIYUR
DATE: 19.12.2020 PLACE: NEDUNGUNDRAM
DATE: 24.12.2020 PLACE: PAIYANOOR
DATE: 23.01.2021 PLACE: Egattur
DATE: 06.02.2021 PLACE: Sholinganallur
1 Endoscopic trans canal facial nerve decompression with cable grafting
2 Endoscopic pituitary macroadenoma excision
3 CSF leak repair
4 Deep lobe parotid tumour excision
5 Modified radical neck dissection
6 Carotid body tumour excision
7 Total maxillectomy with orbital exenteration
8 Total laryngectomy
9 Deep Neck Space Infection – Incision and Drainage done
10 Fronto Ethmoidal Mucocele – FESS done
11 Interesting Case – Rhinosporidiosis
Deep lobe parotid tumour excision Modified radical neck dissection
Carotid body tumour excision
Total maxillectomy with orbital exenteration Total laryngectomy

Deep Neck Space Infection

Patient underwent Incision and drainage. Right treatment at the right time. Discharged home with a smiling face.

Fronto Ethmoidal Mucocele

Patient underwent endoscopic sinus surgery, The normal position of the eye – restored by the healing hands of our department.

Preoperative Picture Intraoperative Picture Postoperative Picture

Interesting case – Rhinosporidiosis

Preoperative Picture Intraoperative Picture Postoperative Picture

A case of nasal mass for evaluation, patient underwent excision biopsy. Histopathology examination revealed Rhinosporidiosis.

All these patients depicted below were given emergency care and follow up in our department on regular basis

ENDOSCOPIC TRANSCANAL FACIAL NERVE DECOMPRESSION WITH CABLE GRAFTING
CSOM (AAD) WITH LEFT THALAMIC ABSCESS ATTICO ANTROSTOMY WITH TYPE 3 TYMPANOPLASTY -VERY RARE CASE PRESENTATION
PAEDIATRIC TRACHEOSTOMY
FOREIGN BODY REMOVAL (BUTTON BATTERY FROM NASAL CAVITY)
INCISION AND DRAINAGE DONE FOR SEPTAL ABSCESS

Prof.Dr.K. Priya(Professor)

Completed Research Projects

  • Evaluation of eustachian tube function in chronic suppurative otitis media (tubo tympanic type) with reference to its treatment outcome- Indian journal of otology: VOL 18: Issue 4: October 2012.
  • “Odontogenic keratocyst” – a case series of five patients-Indian journals of otolaryngology and head and neck surgeries: Vol 66: number 1: Jan march 2014
  • Petrified ear- Indian journal of otology, 2011, vol 17: issue 1: page.:30-32.
  • Correlating the site of tympanic membrane perforation with hearing loss-journal of evaluation of medical’s and dental sciences: vol 4: issue 83: page no 14451 – 14457, oct 2015
  • Histopathology in chronic tonsillitis retrospective analysis J of evolution of medical and dental sciences: vol 4: issue 85: oct 2015, page no. 14800 to 14805.
  • Computerized tomographic evaluation of optic nerve patterns in Indian population – J of evolution of medical and dental sciences vol 5,issue 39,page no:2398-401,may 16,2016, J of evolution of medical and dental sciences..
  • A rare presentation of parapharyngeal space tumours -pleomorphic adenoma- case report vol 4, issue 4 Chettinad Health City Medical Journal.
  • Comparison of efficacy of fluticasone propionate and mometazone furoate in the treatment of allergic rhinitis- Medpulse- International medical journal, vol4 issue 2 , feb 2017page no. 192 – 195.
  • A cross sectional study of neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. – Medpulse -International medical journal, march 2019;(3) :97-100
  • Assessment of hearing among mobile phone users vol 5, issue 5, page 1,september 2019, international journal of otorhinolaryngology and head and neck surgery
  • Prevalence of Haller cells at a tertiary care centre vol 12, issue 2, page 24-28, november 2019, medpulse international journal ENT.

Ongoing Research Projects

  • Bacteriological profile of chronic rhinosinusitis and adenotonsillitis- evaluating the role of biofilm production and multidrug resistance.
  • Assessment of effects on prolonged usage of face mask by ent professionals during covid-19 pandemic.
  • A rare presentation of venous malformation of submandibular gland- masson’s haemangioma.
  • A recurrent huge multinodular pleomorphic adenoma of parotid gland- a case report.
  • Histopathological study of nasal masses in a tertiary care centre.
  • Prospective study to determine the bacterial flora causing lrti in patients following tracheostomy.
  • A comparative study of topical analgesia with levobupivacaine and ropivacaine following tonsillectomy.

Dr.S. Prabakaran(Assistant Professor)

Completed Research Projects

  • A cross sectional study on the bacteriological pattern of chronic otitis media and its antibiotic sensitivity vol 6, issue 10,page 1768-1772,september 2020, IJROC and head and neck surgery
  • Comparision of pre op and post op snot outcome in patients with CRS.
  • Retrospective Study of pre-operative CT scan, per operative findings and sinonasal outcome in patients with atopy underwent fess.
  • A comparision of pre-op and post-op snot outcome in patients with atopy underwent fess.

Ongoing Research Projects

  • Variations in depth of olfactory fossa among patients in a tertiary care centre – a retrospective radiological study.
  • Assessment of middle ear pressure by tympanoplasty in allergic rhinitis patients.
  • A comparitive study of epleys and semonts maneuver in the treatment outcomes of posterior semicircular canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
  • A retrospective radiological study of variations in intersphenoidal septum in indian population.

R.B.Namasivaya Navin(Assistant Professor)

Completed Research Projects

  • R.B. Namasivaya Navin, S. Rajasekaran, A Study on Audiological Profile in Hypothyroid Patients, J. Int, Pharm.Res.,46(2019) 103-105
  • A study on prevalence of hearing impairment for audiological profile in hypothyroid patients.
  • A study on Audiometric assessment of hypothyroidism patients.
  • Comparative study of efficacy of clotrimazole anf fluconazole ear drops in treatment of otomycosis.

Ongoing Research Projects

  • Incidence of cervical spondylosis among vertigo patients in tertiary care centre.

Dr.Balaji.D (Senior Resident)

Completed Research Projects

  • A prospective , observational study of laryngeal sequelae in prolonged intubation Nov 2020 Vol. 23 Issue 20 Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health

Dr.Gowthame.K (Senior Resident)

Completed Research Projects

  • Stroboscopy and acoustic analysis of voice following endotracheal intubation in otological surgeries.
  • Laryngopyocele in a case of bilateral mixed laryngocele: an impending airway emergency volume 12, issue 8, BMJ case reports

CONFERENCES/CME ORGANIZED

1) 14,15,16 NOV 2014 23rd ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE INDIAN SOCIETY OF OTOLOGY,ISOCON 2014,CHENNAI

2) 04TH SEPTEMBER 2014 APPROACH TO PAEDIATRIC HEARING LOSS,CHRI

3) 26TH FEBRUARY 2015 VOICE DISORDERS-ENT SURGEONS PERSPECTIVE

4) 12TH NOVEMBER 2015 COMMON ISSUES IN PAEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY

5) 11TH NOVEMBER 2016 AIRWAY MANAGEMENT AND OVERVIEW

6) 25TH NOVEMBER 2016 ALLERGIC RHINITIS

7) 17TH JUNE 2017 OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA SYNDROME

8) 05TH AUGUST 2017 PAEDIATRIC AIRWAY DISEASES AND MANAGEMENT

9) 19TH FEBRUARY 2018 RECENT TRENDS IN TYMPANOPLASTY

10) 07TH SEPTEMBER 2018 RECENT TRENDS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF OTOSCLEROSIS

11) 18TH MARCH 2019 NEWBORN AND INFANT SCREENING,CHRI

12) 29th JULY 2019 CURRENT CONCEPTS IN MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC OTITIS MEDIA

WEBINAR ORGANIZED

1) 1st JULY 2020 ENDOSCOPIC EAR SURGERIES-PRESENT AND FUTURE,PROF.DR.G.SUNDAR KRISHNAN,MBBS,DLO,MS ENT.

2) 22ND JULY 2020 ENT MADE EASY WITH YOUR OWN SKETCH DIAGRAM AND HAND MODEL-LARYNX AND PHARYNX.

3) 29TH JULY 2020 BASIC AUDIOLOGY AND NEONATAL SCREENING, PROF.DR.A.P.SAMBANDAN.

4) 19TH AUGEST 2020 CHOLESTEATOMA, DR. PUTTAMADIAH G M.

5) 26TH AUGEST 2020 COMPLICATIONS OF OTITIS MEDIA, DR.B.VISWANATHA,MBBS,MS,DLO,PHD,FACS,FRCS.

6) 2ND SEPTEMBER 2020 SINUSITIS COMPLICATION AND MANAGEMENT, DR. DEVANG GUPTA,MS ENT.

7) 28TH OCTOBER 2020 GENESIS OF CHOLESTEATOMA AND MANAGEMENT, PROFESSOR DR. R. SAMIR VINAYAK JOSHI.

8) 23RD NOVEMBER 2020 VOCAL CORD PALSY, DR. UMA GRAG.

9) 24th FEBRUARY 2021, NECK DISSECTION AND MANAGEMENT IN ORAL CANCERS, DR.VENKTESH


Department of ENT

About the Department

The Department of Otorhinolaryngology, head and neck surgery was established in the year 2005 at Chettinad hospital and Research Institute and it is well recognized for its dedicated approach towards providing excellent care to patients by using appropriate clinical methods. Necessary investigation and procedures with state of the art instruments and consoles are used for the benefit of the patients. Comfortable services are provided to both out-patients and in-patients and special clinics such as headache, allergy and vertigo clinics are organized on alternate days. Many specialized tests are also available which can be utilized by the patients, at affordable costs.

The Team

The dedicated team of skilled ENT surgeons is headed by Prof.Dr.S. Rajasekaran.Our team of faculties are well trained and experienced in teaching undergraduate and post graduate students. They are well experienced in providing expert patient care.

DEPARTMENT OF OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY – FACULTY LIST

PROFESSOR AND HOD: Dr. RAJASEKARAN.S

PROFESSOR: Dr. PRIYA.K

ASSISTANT PROFESSORS:

1. Dr. PRABAKARAN.S

2. Dr. NAMASIVAYA NAVIN.R.B

SENIOR RESIDENTS:

1. Dr. BALAJI.D

2. Dr. GOWTHAME.K

POSTGRADUATES/ JUNIOR RESIDENTS:

1. Dr. RAMYA SHREE.C

2. Dr. PRADEEP KRISHNA.R

3. Dr. SWETHA.T

4. Dr. GUNA KEERTHANA.R

5. Dr. ASWIN VAISHALI.P.N

6. Dr. RAGHAVAN.V.K

7. Dr. KARTHIKA.S.R

8. Dr. ANGELA GRACE ABRAHAM

9. Dr. RAGHVI.A

Patient Care

The department of Otorhinolaryngology provides outpatient services from 8.30 AM to 4.00 PM on week days. On holidays, emergency services such as foreign body removal, emergency tracheostomies are done. Free hearing aids were provided on world hearing day to patients who were not affordable. Utmost care is given to sick patients. Patients can choose between general wards, semiprivate wards and private wards. Special consultation is provided in peripheral centers such as urban health center at Karapakkam, rural health centre at Poonjeri.

Teaching

The department handles undergraduate MBBS students in the prefinal year and high academic performance of the undergraduates is maintained constantly. This goal is achieved by the effective mentor-mentee system. Slow Learners are given special coaching for both theory and clinical. High achievers are encouraged to attend quiz competition in various other institutions. Small group teaching is carried out during clinical sessions. Students are encouraged and prepared to send to educative forums, CME in regional & state level. The department is provided with library which is useful for UG and PG students.

The Postgraduate Course offered is MS ENT and the student is trained to list the causes and mechanism of common ENT diseases and emergencies, define the appropriate diagnostic tools for the ENT diseases while applying recent modalities of diagnosis, Interpret the investigations and to formulate appropriate management plans. They are also trained to perform basic surgeries.

TEMPORAL BONE DISSECTION SERWELL OPD OTOMICROSCOPE

Special educational initiatives taken by the department include clinical case, journal club and seminar presentations, temporal bone dissection, group discussions.

Other courses handled include AHS students from pulmonology department,dental postgraduates,ophthalmology postgraduates are being posted in our department and taught about ENT related aspects. Basic audiometric evaluation is explained to students from physiology department.

Research

Research based on industrial camp visits are conducted on regular basis to identify noise induced hearing loss and necessary management is given to prevent permanent hearing loss. Newborn screening for hearing loss is done to identify and treat hearing impairment in newborns. Recent research based on COVID – 19 sample collection is performed.

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

CHRI plans for MOU with various hospitals and esteemed institutes for the benefit of the students for both Under Graduate and Post Graduate

We have obtained MOU with the following

  • Madras ENT Research Foundation(MERF)
  • KKR ENT Hospital & Research Institute

Outpatient

The department of otorhinolaryngology functions at OP No 11 (A Block) and provides outpatient services from 8.30 AM to 4.00 PM on week days. Diagnostic nasal endoscopy, otoendoscopy, video laryngoscopy are the diagnostics procedures performed in the OP. Regularly Ear lobe repair and intralesional steroid injections are given for keloids. Throat swabs are taken in required cases and sent for C/S. Oral cavity biopsies are taken with help of endoscope and sent for HPE. Audiological tests are done on OP basis. OAE screening is done for neonates.

VIDEOLARYNGOSCOPY

Inpatient

Inpatient services are provided for those patients requiring admission and Post-Operative care. This is provided by 80 bedded wards comprising of an equal number of beds allotted for both the male and female patients. The wards are well ventilated. The Patient can choose between general wards,semiprivate wards and private wards. Seriously ill patients are triaged at the zero-delay ward and are transferred to intensive medical care unit for prompt treatment.

Special clinics

Vertigo Clinic Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Allergy clinic Monday to Saturday
Head ache clinic Monday, Wednesday, Friday

In the allergy clinic,patients are given utmost care and diagnostic nasal endoscopy is performed if needed. In vertigo clinic, maneuver charts are provided and explained in detail for patients diagnosed with BPPV. In headache clinic, proforma regarding patient details and complaints are recorded.

Special Investigations offered include the following

  • Diagnostic nasal endoscopy
  • Videolaryngoscopy
  • Examination under microscope
  • Newborn screening for hearing loss
  • Brainstem evoked response audiometry
  • Otoacoustic emission
  • Impedance audiometry
  • Speech therapy

Endoscopic Procedures

AUDIOLOGICAL TESTS

Outreach Activity

The department regularly organizes and conducts camps in urban and rural areas.

Unique services to the poor by conducting rural health camps. For minor ailments,drugs are provided free of cost at the camp site. Patients with notable disorders will be referred to the hospital for further work up. Presently, in view of the COVID 19 pandemic,the department provides telephonic consultation.

The department of ENT, CHRI conducted a camp at Paiyanoor villege on 24/12/2020. Many Patients who were in inaccessible areas were benefited. Patients with ENT diseases received treatment near their homes and were also given free meditations.

DATE: 13.02.2021 & PLACE: Panchanthiruthi

Industrial Visit
Camp Conducted

“Treatment at your door step” This is the primary goal of CHRI for the patients in various outskirts, rural areas around the hospital.
Medical camp are conducted every saturday where various doctors from multiple departments go to the patients place to attend to their medical / surgical ailments.
The following were the camps conducted and the people who were benefited in numerous.

DATE: 05.12.2020 PLACE: KALPAKKAM
DATE: 12.12.2020 PLACE: MELAIYUR
DATE: 19.12.2020 PLACE: NEDUNGUNDRAM
DATE: 24.12.2020 PLACE: PAIYANOOR
DATE: 23.01.2021 PLACE: Egattur
DATE: 06.02.2021 PLACE: Sholinganallur

Interesting Cases

1 Endoscopic trans canal facial nerve decompression with cable grafting
2 Endoscopic pituitary macroadenoma excision
3 CSF leak repair
4 Deep lobe parotid tumour excision
5 Modified radical neck dissection
6 Carotid body tumour excision
7 Total maxillectomy with orbital exenteration
8 Total laryngectomy
9 Deep Neck Space Infection – Incision and Drainage done
10 Fronto Ethmoidal Mucocele – FESS done
11 Interesting Case – Rhinosporidiosis
Deep lobe parotid tumour excision Modified radical neck dissection
Carotid body tumour excision
Total maxillectomy with orbital exenteration Total laryngectomy

Deep Neck Space Infection

Patient underwent Incision and drainage. Right treatment at the right time. Discharged home with a smiling face.

Fronto Ethmoidal Mucocele

Patient underwent endoscopic sinus surgery, The normal position of the eye – restored by the healing hands of our department.

Preoperative Picture Intraoperative Picture Postoperative Picture

Interesting case – Rhinosporidiosis

Preoperative Picture Intraoperative Picture Postoperative Picture

A case of nasal mass for evaluation, patient underwent excision biopsy. Histopathology examination revealed Rhinosporidiosis.

Success Stories in Complicated Cases

All these patients depicted below were given emergency care and follow up in our department on regular basis

ENDOSCOPIC TRANSCANAL FACIAL NERVE DECOMPRESSION WITH CABLE GRAFTING
CSOM (AAD) WITH LEFT THALAMIC ABSCESS ATTICO ANTROSTOMY WITH TYPE 3 TYMPANOPLASTY -VERY RARE CASE PRESENTATION
PAEDIATRIC TRACHEOSTOMY
FOREIGN BODY REMOVAL (BUTTON BATTERY FROM NASAL CAVITY)
INCISION AND DRAINAGE DONE FOR SEPTAL ABSCESS

Publications

Prof.Dr.K. Priya(Professor)

Completed Research Projects

  • Evaluation of eustachian tube function in chronic suppurative otitis media (tubo tympanic type) with reference to its treatment outcome- Indian journal of otology: VOL 18: Issue 4: October 2012.
  • “Odontogenic keratocyst” – a case series of five patients-Indian journals of otolaryngology and head and neck surgeries: Vol 66: number 1: Jan march 2014
  • Petrified ear- Indian journal of otology, 2011, vol 17: issue 1: page.:30-32.
  • Correlating the site of tympanic membrane perforation with hearing loss-journal of evaluation of medical’s and dental sciences: vol 4: issue 83: page no 14451 – 14457, oct 2015
  • Histopathology in chronic tonsillitis retrospective analysis J of evolution of medical and dental sciences: vol 4: issue 85: oct 2015, page no. 14800 to 14805.
  • Computerized tomographic evaluation of optic nerve patterns in Indian population – J of evolution of medical and dental sciences vol 5,issue 39,page no:2398-401,may 16,2016, J of evolution of medical and dental sciences..
  • A rare presentation of parapharyngeal space tumours -pleomorphic adenoma- case report vol 4, issue 4 Chettinad Health City Medical Journal.
  • Comparison of efficacy of fluticasone propionate and mometazone furoate in the treatment of allergic rhinitis- Medpulse- International medical journal, vol4 issue 2 , feb 2017page no. 192 – 195.
  • A cross sectional study of neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. – Medpulse -International medical journal, march 2019;(3) :97-100
  • Assessment of hearing among mobile phone users vol 5, issue 5, page 1,september 2019, international journal of otorhinolaryngology and head and neck surgery
  • Prevalence of Haller cells at a tertiary care centre vol 12, issue 2, page 24-28, november 2019, medpulse international journal ENT.

Ongoing Research Projects

  • Bacteriological profile of chronic rhinosinusitis and adenotonsillitis- evaluating the role of biofilm production and multidrug resistance.
  • Assessment of effects on prolonged usage of face mask by ent professionals during covid-19 pandemic.
  • A rare presentation of venous malformation of submandibular gland- masson’s haemangioma.
  • A recurrent huge multinodular pleomorphic adenoma of parotid gland- a case report.
  • Histopathological study of nasal masses in a tertiary care centre.
  • Prospective study to determine the bacterial flora causing lrti in patients following tracheostomy.
  • A comparative study of topical analgesia with levobupivacaine and ropivacaine following tonsillectomy.

Dr.S. Prabakaran(Assistant Professor)

Completed Research Projects

  • A cross sectional study on the bacteriological pattern of chronic otitis media and its antibiotic sensitivity vol 6, issue 10,page 1768-1772,september 2020, IJROC and head and neck surgery
  • Comparision of pre op and post op snot outcome in patients with CRS.
  • Retrospective Study of pre-operative CT scan, per operative findings and sinonasal outcome in patients with atopy underwent fess.
  • A comparision of pre-op and post-op snot outcome in patients with atopy underwent fess.

Ongoing Research Projects

  • Variations in depth of olfactory fossa among patients in a tertiary care centre – a retrospective radiological study.
  • Assessment of middle ear pressure by tympanoplasty in allergic rhinitis patients.
  • A comparitive study of epleys and semonts maneuver in the treatment outcomes of posterior semicircular canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
  • A retrospective radiological study of variations in intersphenoidal septum in indian population.

R.B.Namasivaya Navin(Assistant Professor)

Completed Research Projects

  • R.B. Namasivaya Navin, S. Rajasekaran, A Study on Audiological Profile in Hypothyroid Patients, J. Int, Pharm.Res.,46(2019) 103-105
  • A study on prevalence of hearing impairment for audiological profile in hypothyroid patients.
  • A study on Audiometric assessment of hypothyroidism patients.
  • Comparative study of efficacy of clotrimazole anf fluconazole ear drops in treatment of otomycosis.

Ongoing Research Projects

  • Incidence of cervical spondylosis among vertigo patients in tertiary care centre.

Dr.Balaji.D (Senior Resident)

Completed Research Projects

  • A prospective , observational study of laryngeal sequelae in prolonged intubation Nov 2020 Vol. 23 Issue 20 Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health

Dr.Gowthame.K (Senior Resident)

Completed Research Projects

  • Stroboscopy and acoustic analysis of voice following endotracheal intubation in otological surgeries.
  • Laryngopyocele in a case of bilateral mixed laryngocele: an impending airway emergency volume 12, issue 8, BMJ case reports

Conferences / CME Organized

CONFERENCES/CME ORGANIZED

1) 14,15,16 NOV 2014 23rd ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE INDIAN SOCIETY OF OTOLOGY,ISOCON 2014,CHENNAI

2) 04TH SEPTEMBER 2014 APPROACH TO PAEDIATRIC HEARING LOSS,CHRI

3) 26TH FEBRUARY 2015 VOICE DISORDERS-ENT SURGEONS PERSPECTIVE

4) 12TH NOVEMBER 2015 COMMON ISSUES IN PAEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY

5) 11TH NOVEMBER 2016 AIRWAY MANAGEMENT AND OVERVIEW

6) 25TH NOVEMBER 2016 ALLERGIC RHINITIS

7) 17TH JUNE 2017 OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA SYNDROME

8) 05TH AUGUST 2017 PAEDIATRIC AIRWAY DISEASES AND MANAGEMENT

9) 19TH FEBRUARY 2018 RECENT TRENDS IN TYMPANOPLASTY

10) 07TH SEPTEMBER 2018 RECENT TRENDS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF OTOSCLEROSIS

11) 18TH MARCH 2019 NEWBORN AND INFANT SCREENING,CHRI

12) 29th JULY 2019 CURRENT CONCEPTS IN MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC OTITIS MEDIA

WEBINAR ORGANIZED

1) 1st JULY 2020 ENDOSCOPIC EAR SURGERIES-PRESENT AND FUTURE,PROF.DR.G.SUNDAR KRISHNAN,MBBS,DLO,MS ENT.

2) 22ND JULY 2020 ENT MADE EASY WITH YOUR OWN SKETCH DIAGRAM AND HAND MODEL-LARYNX AND PHARYNX.

3) 29TH JULY 2020 BASIC AUDIOLOGY AND NEONATAL SCREENING, PROF.DR.A.P.SAMBANDAN.

4) 19TH AUGEST 2020 CHOLESTEATOMA, DR. PUTTAMADIAH G M.

5) 26TH AUGEST 2020 COMPLICATIONS OF OTITIS MEDIA, DR.B.VISWANATHA,MBBS,MS,DLO,PHD,FACS,FRCS.

6) 2ND SEPTEMBER 2020 SINUSITIS COMPLICATION AND MANAGEMENT, DR. DEVANG GUPTA,MS ENT.

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