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ENT, Head & Neck Surgery

Research focus
Prevalence of conductive hearing loss and middle ear pathology in children with cleft palate.
Efficacy of endoscopic ear surgeries in the management of ear diseases .
Sino bronchial pathogenesis of rhinological disorders.
Correlation of impedance audiometry with recurrent adenotonsillitis.
Correlation of sensorineural hearing loss and HbA1c.
Assay of serum alkaline phosphatase in cholesteatoma.

Thurst  Areas of this Department: 
Endoscopic Skull base surgery
Image guided surgery
Advanced phonosurgery
Special clinics in Head and neck, headhache and vertigo
Trans oral robotic surgery
Scientific papers and research activity 

Dr. Sergio G Litrwka Gold Medal -Dr Maj Prasanna kumar Awarded for securing/ applying Indian patent 

Ongoing Research Projects:
  • Risk factors for COVID associated Mucormycosis in India: a case control investigation (ICMR),   Dr S Prasannakumar ,Prof L Somu, Dr Sudhagar Singh, Dr Vivekanandan Balakumar, Dr Nethra Dinakaran, ICMR.
  • Covid Associated mucormycosis in India - A case control investigation, Dr Anupma jyoti Kindo, Dr Padma Srikanth,Dr L Somu , Dr Radha Annamalai, Dr Pankai B Shah, ICMR.
  • Significance of serum alkaline phosphatase in cholesteatoma, Chancellor'sSummer Fellowship, Ms Sanjana , (Prof L Somu).
  • Otological and audiological manifestations in patients with cleft palate, Ms Swetha,(Prof S Prasannakumar),Chancellor's Summer Fellowship.
  •  Diagnostic capacity of android based applications to deduct hearing loss, Ms Smriti Sarathi ,  (Prof L Somu), Chancellor's Summer Fellowship.

Funded Project:
Development of indigenous stent for management of patients with laryngo tracheal stenosis (DSIR) TePP funded project –(2009 – 2014)

Departmental Activities:
Ramachandra Temporal Bone Course (RTBC) is conducted twice a year. 
TEMFESS was conducted in November 2013 
Laryngology Update was conducted in August 2013 
Invited Guest lectures are regularly conducted with the participation of renowned National and International faculty.