List of Publications in the last 3 years

1.  A Riyaz : Approach to HBsAg positive child  -   IJPP Nov. 2009

2.  A Riyaz, Najeeba Riyaz : Omenn syndrome   – Indian J Ped Dermatol 2009

4.  Mohandas Nair : Case report – Fanconi-Bickel Syndrome – Indian Journal of Pediatrics, Feb. 2011

5.  Krishnakumar P, Geeta M.G, Riyaz A: Deliberate self harm in children - Indian Pediatrics Aug. 2010

6  Geeta M.G, Geetha P, Ajith kumar V.T, Krishnakumar P, et al: Management of Pain in leukemic children using the WHO analgesic ladder. - Indian Journal of Pediatrics, Jan. 2010

7. Geeta M.G., Krishnakumar. P, Rajasree K.C, Ashraf T.P, Kumar K.S, Riyaz  A: Effectiveness of communication skill training on perception and practice of  pediatric resident

8. Jayakrishnan M.P, Veny J, Feroz M : Rickettsial infection with haemophagocytosis   – Trop Doct  Dec. 2010

9. Jayakrishnan M.P, Krishnakumar P : Clinical profile  of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis in children – J Pediatr Neuro Science  July 2010

10. Jayakrishnan M.P : Poisonous plants : Beware of  wolves with sheep skin – Pediatric companion Nov. 2010

11. Najeeba Riyaz, Riyaz A, Aravindan K.P: Cutaneous manifestations of chikun gunya epidemic in North Kerala – Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venerology and Leprology  2010

Books published:

1.  Review pediatrics  frequently asked questions in Pediatrics 2011 – Riyaz A

2. Contributed chapters to

a) IAP Text book of Pediatrics

b) IAP Text book of Pediatric  Gastroenterology – Riyaz A

3. Three articles in clinical practice guidelines  on Diagnosis and Management of Type I Diabetes by ISPAE : Vijayakumar M

4. Editor – Pediatric Companion  (Journal of Kerala chapter of IAP) 2009 & 2010 Jayakrishnan M.P


Research work:

1. A study on prevalence of child abuse and awareness about the nature and consequents of child abuse among adolescents : Dr. Satheesan

Guide    : Dr. P. Krishnakumar , Co-guide     : Dr. Jayakrishnan M.P

2. Transcutaneous bilirubinometry Vs.  bilirubin estimation in screening of neonates with clinical jaundice Dr. Dhanya Jayaraj

Guide  : Dr. Balraj G, Co-guide:  Dr. Sabitha S

3. Metabolic abnormalities in children receiving ART  : Dr. Shabeer M.P

Guide  : Dr. Jayakrishnan M.P, Co-guide : Dr. Geeta M.G

4. A study of cognitive function and neurological manifestations in children with  HIV infection   : Dr. Ambili

 Guide   : Dr. Geeta M.G, Co-guide : Dr. P. Krishnakumar

5. A Study on risk factors of HBV infection in leukemia children : Dr. Aslam P.K

Guide   : Dr. A. Riyaz, Co-guide:Dr. Ajith kumar V.T

6. Correlation study of sepsis screen and blood culture in evaluation of neonatal sepsis      : Dr. Abdussamad

Guide : Dr. Cherian N.C., Co-guide: Dr. Vinod kumar

7  A study on the effects of Kangaroo mother care on preterm infants at NICU, IMCH, Calicut.    : Dr. Manjusha

Guide   : Dr. Ashraf T.P, Co-guide: Dr. Behju Balan

8.Effect of inhaled corticosteroids on growth in persistent childhood asthma : Dr. Mithun Vasudevan

Guide: Dr. Subbaraman, Co-guide: Dr. Kasim Resivi

9.Life style modifications in exogenous child hood obesity: Dr. Padma kumar

Guide: Dr. Narayana Das, Co-guide: Dr. Vijayakumar

10.Temperature instability an early master  of early onset sepsis in term neonates: Dr. Vidhya M

Guide: Dr. Balraj G, Co-guide: Dr. Vinod kumar

11.Mucocutaneous manifestations of pediatric HIV infection  : Dr. Bijina K.D

Guide: Dr. Geeta M.G

12.Neuropsychiatric outcome of encephalitis in children  : Dr. Sareena

Guide : Geeta M.G

13.Cognitive function and psychological problems in children with sickle cell anemia : Dr. Gauthamen R

Guide  : Dr. Riyaz

14. Prognostic clinical variables in childhood tuberculous meningitis: Dr. Sunitha Nandan

Guide  : Dr. Cherian N.C

15. Vitamin D deficiency in children with asthma      : Dr. Rajalakshmi Iyer

Guide  : Dr. K.R. Subbaraman

16.  Clinical profile and juvenile arthritis damage index (JADI) in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis   : Dr. Nisha Menon

Guide  : Dr. P. Geetha

17. Postmortem analysis of anomalous fetuses and comparing it with the prenatal USG findings         : Dr. Jithin T.K

Guide  : Dr. Mohandas Nair

18. Evaluation of 2010 consensus criteria for diagnosing TB Meningitis : Dr. Susha

Guide  : Dr. A.V. Gopalan

19. Complications in babies    born through meconium stained amniotic fluid : Dr. Suma Elcy Varghese

Guide  : Dr. Vinod kumar M.S

20. Clinical profile  of febrile neutropenia in leukemia children  admitted to pediatric Wards during Jan 2011 to Dec. 2011 : Dr. Soumya P.C


1 .Crigler-Najjar syndrome type 2: Novel UGT1A1 mutation. Nair KM,  Lohse P,  Nampoothiri S 2012  : 18 (2)  : 233-234

2. Mohandas Nair K, Osamu Sakamoto, Sujatha Jagadeesh, Sheela Nampoothiri, Fanconi-Bickel syndrome, Indian J. Pediatr;2012:79;112-114



1. Haneesh K, Krishnakumar. P. Sowmya KS, A Riyaz. Risk factors for scholastic backwardness in children. Indian Pediatrics 2013;50: 655-658

2. Geeta MG, A. Riyaz. Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of Hepatitis B Infection. Indian Pediatrics, 2013; 50:189-192

3. Geeta MG, Krishnakumar P, Riyaz A, Cherian NC, Gopalan AV. Pediatric Postgraduate training in India- residents’ Perspective. Indian J Pediatrics 2013

4. Krishnakumar P, Satheeshan K, Geeta MG, Sureshkumar K. Prevalence and spectrum of sexual abuse among adolescents in Kerala. Indian J Pediatrics 2013(Oct 25 E pub)

5.  Desai MP, Mithbawkar SM, Upadhye PS, Rao SC, Bhatia V, Vijayakumar M. Molecular genetic studies in isolated growth hormone deficiency (IGHD). Indian J Pediatr. Indian J Pediatr. 2013 Aug;80(8):623-30.

6.Hisham M, Remadevi S,,  Shabina MB,Jayakrishnan MP. Cytomegalovirus infection associated hemophagocytic syndrome. J Acad Clin Micro 2013:15;22-24

7.Qureshi SF,  Ali A,,  AnanthapurV,  JayakrishnanMP,Calambur N,Thangaraj K,Nallari P. Novel mutations of KCNQ1 in Long QT syndrome. Indian Heart J.2013:65;552-60

8. Qureshi SF, Ali A,,  Jadhav AP, AnanthapurV,  Jayakrishnan MP,Calambur N,Shenthar J,Thangaraj K, Prathibha N. KvLQT1 and KCNE1 K+ channel gene polymorphisms in Long QT Syndrome British J of Med Med Res. 2013:3;975-992



1. Geeta MG, Riyaz A.  Current practice in the management of tetanus. Critical Care. .2014, 18:145; 0.1186/cc13894

2. Menon PSN, Vijayakumar M. Precocious puberty. Perspectives on diagnosis and management.Indian J Pediatr..Jan 2014,81(1):76-83

3.   Dhanya L N, Dhanya Y, Mahesh K,Shwetha K,Thampi M. V, Zareena H,Alka A,Nair KM, Sundaram KR, Krishna Kumar R, Sheela N.Cardiac Spectrum, Cytogenetic Analysis and Thyroid Profile of 418 Children with Down Syndrome from South India:A Cross-sectional Study. Indian J Pediatr.June 2014,81(6):547-551

4.  Lally PJ, Price DL,  Paulia S S ,  Bainbridge A,  Kurien J,  Sivasamy N,  Cowan FM, Balraj G, Ayer M,  Satheesan K,  Ceebi S, Wade A,  Swamy R, Padinjattel S, Hutchon B,  Vijayakumar M, Nair M,  Padinharath K , Thayyil S. Neonatal encephalopathic cerebral injury in South India assessed by perinatal magnetic resonance biomarkers and early childhood neurodevelopmental outcome. Public library of Science (PloS); 2014;9(2); e878


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