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Dr. Vijayakumar K
Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
  • Department Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
  • Degrees M.S. M.ch.,
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  • Academic Excellence
  • Special Areas of Interest
  • Awards and Recognitions
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Education
  • MBBS - Govt Medical college, Trivandrum, Kerala University - 1986 January
  • MS. General Surgery - Govt Medical college, Trivandrum, Kerala University - 1990 January
  • Mch - Cardiovascular & Thoracic surgery – Govt Medical College Calicut , Calicut University - March 1994
Academic activities:

Teaching

  • Undergraduate students surgical clinics during my residency period.
  • Post graduate general surgery students during senior residency period.
  • Lectures and clinical demonstration in cardiology and cardiac surgery for BSc and MSc Nursing students -Sri Ramakrishna College of Nursing, Coimbatore.
  • Lectures and clinical demonstration in cardiology and cardiac surgery and chest physiotherapy for BSc and MSc Physiotherapy students in Sri Ramakrishna College of Physiotherapy, Coimbatore
  • Lectures in various CME programmes of of IMA chapters.

Affiliations:

  • Life member – Indian Medical
  • Life member & Fellow Indian Association of Cardio vascular and Thoracic Surgeons
  • Member Paediatric Cardiac Surgery Association of India
  • Member Cardiological Society of India Coimbatore Chapter

Work experience:

Involved in more than 10000, cardiac surgeries in both adult and pediatric group.

  • Junior Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Fathima Hospitals, Calicut 1994 March – 1995 May
  • Junior Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Mediciti Hospitals, Hyderabad – June 1995 – April 1997
  • Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Sri Ramakrishna Hospital , Coimbatore – April 1997 – May 2015
  • Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Velammal Medical College Hospital, Madurai June 2015 – May 2020
  • Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Royal Care Hospitals, Coimbatore, from June 2020

Adult Cardiac surgery – Involved in Coronary surgeries ,

  • Valve repairs and replacements
  • Aortic surgeries
  • Grown up child heart diseases ( GUCH)
  • Research and studies on techniques and management of cardiac diseases
Awards and Recognitions
  • Received awards and recognitions from various organisations, like Rotary International, Lions , SYS charity group, The Kerala Palliative Care groups etc for social commitment.
  • Participated in 10 national cardiac surgery conferences and over 12 Cardiac surgery workshops.
Presentations & Publications

1. Multiple presentations in Local CSI Coimbatore chapter.

  • includes study on Blood loss in beating heart coronary artery surgery (2009)
  • Pulmonary valve repair in TOF patients needing transannular patch
  • Transfixation with double ligation of PDA – a fool proof method (1998)
  • Transpleural Inferior vena caval cannulation for ministernotomy cardiac surgeries

2. Multiple presentations in Local cardiac surgery chapter , Madurai.

  • Includes study on post-operative cough in cardiac surgery patients
  • Management of incidental coronary artery disease – a new entity
  • A series of cardiac aneurysms

3. Multiple presentations in National conferences

  • A fatal mishap of Polystan oxygenator - water toxicity Hyderabad conference
  • Internal Jugular venous phlebectasia – a rare entity - Kochi conference
  • Anomalous high origin of Right coronary artery its cardiac surgical implications - Visakhapatinam conference
  • Altered cannulation technique for better working space in ministernotomy cases - Pune conference
  • Pulmonary valve repair for transannular patch needing TOF patients - Jaipur conference
  • Cause of cough in post cardiac surgical patients - Visakhapatinam conference
Publications:
  • Perfusion techniques in paediatric cardiac surgery – Indian Journal of Extracorporeal Technology , 1996
  • A case of constrictive pericarditis with coronary disease , – Indian Journal of Extracorporeal Technology , 1996
  • A simple cost effective way of Pulmonary artery pressure monitoring during beating heart coronary artery surgery. Anasthesia local chapter souvenir.
  • Unruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm with Right ventricular outflow obstruction ;Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals 11( 1): 2003
  • Alternative inferior vena caval cannulation facilitates ministernotomy procedures , Annals of Thoracic surgery 75 (4): 1358 – 1359, April: 2003.
  • Alternative Mitral valve ring ; Annals of Thoracic Surgery 78 (6) .2214 – 2215, Dec 2004.
  • Analysis of mitochondrial genome reveals a rare 50bp deletion and substitutions in a family with hypertension. Mitochondrion, 11 ( 6) 878 – 885 , Nov 2011.
  • Non infective cough in immediate post cardiac surgery patients. International Journal of Contemporary Medicine, Surgery and Radiology. 4 (4) 75 -80 , 2019.
  • Co-arctation of aorta repair in an infant using arch to descending thoracic aorta bypass , CTSnet Feb.2020; doi.25373/ctsnet.11676240( surgical video)
  • Decreasing end tidal Carbon dioxide in a case of Ascending aortic aneurysm ; 28( 3) e26 -28, June2014 . http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.jvca.2014.01.001
REGIONAL JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS:

During a period of 2015 -2020

  • Redo cardiac surgery : where we stand
  • Clinical correlation – Its importance in diagnosing a rare posterior mediastinal teratoma.
  • Coronary artery aneurysm – an entity to be reckoned with.
  • Origin of left coronary artery from opposite sinus – a profile of two cases.
  • Double valve replacement with Cox maze procedure.
  • Unruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm dissecting into interventricular septum.
  • Coronary cameral fistula with LV aneurysm – a rare entity .
  • Dysphagia aortica by a large saccular aneurysm – a rare entity.
  • Myocardial infarction leading to ventricular septal rupture – a surgeons challenge
  • A case of redo sternotomy , Bentalls procedure with mitral valve replacement

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