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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 

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

Ongoing Research Projects:
  • Mutation analysis of GJB2, GJB6, GJB3, POU3F4,WFSI genes in consanguineous families having a child afflicted with non syndromic bilateral profound sensorineural hearing loss by Prof .Lt.Col.A.Ravikumar  
  • Dental manifestations of Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease by Prof.(Major) S.Prasanna kumar
  • Early identification of hearing impairment and middle ear pathology in children between 1 and 3 years by Prof.Sanjeev Mohanty
  • Utility of high resolution Melt analysis in the rapid unambiguous identification of human pathogenic mucormycetes by Prof.Sanjeev Mohanty.

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.