Dr. D. Santhosh Anaesthesiologist Kauvery Hospital Trichy - Cantonment
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Dr. D. Santhosh

Qualification

MBBS., DA.

Speciality

Anaesthesiology

Location

Trichy - Cantonment

About the Doctor

Scholastic Performance
  • Technique of submental intubation in a patient with pan facial trauma- e poster presented at TRISZAC 2015
  • Trauma and maternal collapse: Kasargod CME seminar presentation 2015
  • Original article :Djearadjane S,Rajan S,Paul J,Kumar L.Efficacy of dexmedetomidine as an adjunct in aiding videolaryngoscope-assisted assessment of vocal cord movements at extubation following total thyroidectomy.Anesth Essays Res 2019;13:25-30
Specialty Experience
  • 2 years and 6 months.
  • 1 yr as Senior resident and 1 yr as Assistant Professor in Anaesthesiology and critical care medicine at AMRITA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCE,KOCHI.
  • Fellowship in Difficult airway management and fibre optic bronchoscope -3 months
Kauvery Experience: 6 months as a junior consultant at Kauvery hospital,Trichy
Normal Procedures
  • General Anaesthesia with controlled /spontaneous ventilation
  • Spinal/ epidural anaesthesia
  • Peripheral nerve blocks and vascular access using landmark techniques
  • Critical care medicine including BLS and ACLS.
Special Procedures
  • USG guided central venous, peripheral venous and Arterial access including Hemodialysis catheter placement - 250 in total
  • USG guided
    • Supraclavicular nerve block - 40
    • Interscalene nerve block - 20
    • Axillary nerve block - 40
    • Femoral nerve block - 100
    • Popliteal nerve block - 100
    • Saphenous nerve block - 25
    • Sciatic nerve block - 25
    • Adductor canal block and continuous analgesia using catheter technique - 20
    • PEC and SAP block - 10
    • TAP block - 15
    • Lumbar plexus nerve block - 3
  • Labour analgesia-300 cases
  • Transplant anaesthesia
    • Renal - 30
    • Liver - donor hepatectomy - 15
    • Double forearm transplant - 2
  • Intercostal drain insertion - 5
  • Paediatric caudal analgesia - 100
Strengths
  • I have been a part of a team involved in 2 successful double forearm transplants done in AMRITA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, KOCHI headed by Dr. Subramaniya Iyer.
  • Trained in ultrasound usage for vascular access, peripheral nerve block.
  • Trained in management of difficult airway and fiberoptic bronchoscopy guided intubation.
  • Good experience with robotic anaesthesia and complex gastrointestinal surgeries.
Field of interest
  • Obstetric anaesthesia
  • Pain and palliative care
  • Neuro anaesthesia
  • Robotic anaesthesia
Clinical Achievements: 2 successful double forearm transplants performed in AMRITA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, KOCHI
Future vision
  • To become a clinician with vast knowledge, exceptional skills and supreme confidence.
  • To set up an advanced Trauma care facility with pain clinic close to my hometown.
Professional Body membership
  • INDIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
  • INDIAN SOCIETY OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY
Personal Interests
  • Sports – cricket and basketball
  • Aquarium hobbyist
  • Writing
  • Philately
  • Swimming
Social activities: Have taken part in relief measures during TSUNAMI 2004 and Kerala floods 2018.

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