Dr. Venkita S. Suresh


Group Medical Director, Kauvery Hospitals, India

Email: gmd@kauveryhealthcare.com

Dear Kauverians,

The KAUVERIAN Medical Journal, modestly displaying its ISSN: 2584-1572(Online) accreditation to the National Medical Library, and with a new editorial board, framed as stipulated by the NML, is making its maiden appearance 08 February 2024.

The KAUVERIAN is for all Kauverians, and proudly carries their original work in service of our patients

Presentation of Kauvery Data is the paramount mission of the KAUVERIAN.

Driving that mission in this issue are four Clinical Audits, from TRICHY

Dr. Arunagiri Viruthagiri, Senior Consultant, presents the clinical audit by the Dept of Vascular Surgery at Trichy, on their Limb salvage in extremity trauma- our experience from March 2019 to March 2013.

Dr. Sasikumar.S, Consultant Urologist, Department of Urology, presents Management of urethral catheter related pain in renal transplant recipients: A clinical audit

No pain vein gain with prilox in Paediatric population is the audit that comes from Dr. Neha, DNB resident, Family medicine and Dr, Suresh Chelliah, Senior Consultant and Academic Head, Paediatrics

The FIRST ever pan- Kauvery clinical audit on GDMT for Heart Failure, from our Clinical Pharmacists D. Suryaprabha (Chief Clinical Pharmacist and Asst Manger Clinical Research), M. Vinitha and B. Chandru.

Heart Failure in Heart City, an audit, is taking shape behind the screen.

Narrative Medicine happens when healers tell the stories of their patients.

Dr. Bhuvaneshwari Rajendran, Sr Consultant, Neurology and Neurophysiology, Kauvery Hospital, Alwarpet, Chennai pays a moving tribute. She shall be the one of my most memorable patients of my career; she lived her life fully, only on her terms.

A video presentation on CT Coronary Angiography comes from Dr. Sharmela Dhevi a Consultant Radiologist.

A case report on Drug induced Hyperkalaemia comes from Dr. Yazhini, MEM Resident, Dr. Ramu, Consultant, Emergency Department and Dr. Arivarasan, Consultant, Medical Gastroenterology. Kauvery Hospital, Cantonment, Trichy.

Thamarai Selvi, A young Physician Assistant makes her maiden appearance as an author with Adult Nephrotic Syndrome.

Kauverians serving patients with their hard-won skills and knowledge in allied fields present their work.

Vinoth, and N. Dharsshini, Pharm D Clinical Pharmacists who do ward rounds along with me present a perceptive paper on four recent cardiac deaths in middle aged women.

M. Mahendran, Consultant Paediatric Occupational Therapist, Unit of HAMSA Kids for REHAB, Kauvery Hospitals, Trichy, a seasoned occupational therapist from HAMSA publishes his FOURTH profound study Occupational Therapy Intervention for Children with Congenital Muscular Torticollis: A Case Study

For the first time, an Echocardiographer, S. Iswarya, Cardiac Technician, Department of OPD, Kauvery Heart city, Trichy, presents her review on Cardiomyopathy.

Also, for the first time, an ECG technician. Sangeetha, Cardiac Technician, Kauvery Hospital Heart City, Trichy, comes close behind with Exercise ECG- the Stress Test on the Treadmill. She brings Bruce alive!

Our revered teachers, Dr. Vasanthi Vidyasagaran and Dr.Yashwant.K. Continue to guide and inspire us through the serialized chapters from their books.

The Journal Scan, with abstracts of thirty absolutely topical papers published internationally in January 2024.

Our court poet, Balasubramanian from Kauvery Salem is here to draw the curtain down on the issue with yet another lyrical poem

The KAUVERIAN is for ALL Kauverians who wish to write about their work.

I request all Kauverians to read and encourage them.

The power of the written word alone grows with time.

Best regards