DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGY

ACADEMICS

Academic Activities:

DM Course was started since 1998

Regular training is being given for MD Medicine, Psychiatry and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Post Graduate students.

Every Monday there is a Symposium and Every Thursday there is a Journal Club. Cases are regularly presented in the Saturday Clinical Club

CME activities:

CMEs are regularly conducted by the Department of Neurology from 1989

The last one was an International CME titled NEUROCAL 2005 (www.geocities.com/neurocal05/index.htm)

Ongoing Projects & Research Activities:

           1.Plasmapheresis Vs IVIg in treatment of Guillain Barre Syndrome

         2.Role of Plasmapheresis in ADEM

         3.Mononeuritis Multiplex – a Cross sectional study

         4.Reversible Posterior LeukoEncephalopathy – Clinical Profile

Papers are being presented regularly in various state level, National and International CMEs

Papers published;

1.      Anterior inferior cerebellar artery infarct with unilateral deafness. Rajesh R, Rafeequ M, Girija AS. J Assoc Physicians India. 2004 Apr;52:333-4

2.      Alien hand syndrome. John PA, Jose J, Girija AS J Assoc Physicians India. 2003 Jun;51:629-31.

3.      Primary antiphospholipid antibody syndrome presenting as venous infarct and deep vein thrombosis. Madhavan S, Rajesh R, Girija AS. J Assoc Physicians India. 1999 Dec;47(12):1200.

4.      Childhood acute disseminated encephalomyelitis presenting as Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome. RamachandranNair R, Manoj P, Rafeequ M, Girija AS.
J Child Neurol. 2005 Feb;20(2):163-5.

5.      Neuro-Behcet’s disease. Abraham S, Rajeev E, Girija AS. J Assoc Physicians India. 2000 Aug;48(8):838-41.

6.      Pyridoxine-dependent seizures: a review. Rajesh R, Girija AS. Indian Pediatr. 2003 Jul;40(7):633-8.

7.      Seizures in hyperglycemic patients. Sabitha KM, Girija AS, Vargese KS.
J Assoc Physicians India. 2001 Jul;49:723-6.

8.      Vialetto-Van Laere syndrome in two sisters born to consanguineous parents.
RamachandranNair R, Parameswaran M, Girija AS. Pediatr Neurol. 2004 May;30(5):354-5.

9.      Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis treated with plasmapheresis. Ramachandrannair R,Parameswaran M, Girija AS. Singapore Med J. 2005 Oct;46(10):561-3.

10.  Plasmapheresis in Childhood Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis. Ramachandrannair R,Rafeequ M, Girija AS. Indian Pediatr. 2005 May 7;42(5):479-482.

11.  Childhood acute disseminated encephalomyelitis presenting as Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome. RamachandranNair R, Manoj P, Rafeequ M, Girija AS. J Child Neurol. 2005 Feb;20(2):163-5.

12.  A case of sensory Guillain Barre’ syndrome. Manoj P, Sanjay G, Sujith OK, Girija AS. J Assoc Physicians India. 2003 Nov;51:1123.

13.  A case of hemeplegic migraine with leptomeningeal angiomatosis. Girija AS, Somanath V. Neurol India. 2002 Dec;50(4):522-3.

14.  Idiopathic hypoparathyroidism with extensive intracranial calcification associated with kinesogenic choreoathetosis. Girija AS J Assoc Physicians India. 1999 Mar;47(3):354.

 

Neurosciences Club:

            The Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery have established an academic forum. The Neurosciences club meets once in a month and organizes CME programmes, topic discussion by invited guest speakers, case and imageology discussions.

 


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