Published Articles:


Benito N, Mir JM, de Lazzari E, Cabell CH, del Ro A, Altclas J, Commerford P, Delahaye F, Dragulescu S, Giamarellou H, Habib G, Kamarulzaman A, Kumar AS, Nacinovich FM, Suter F, Tribouilloy C, Venugopal K, Moreno A, Fowler VG Jr; ICE-PCS (International Collaboration on Endocarditis Prospective Cohort Study) Investigators. Health care-associated native valve endocarditis: importance of non-nosocomial acquisition. Ann Intern Med. 2009 May 5;150(9):586-94.

Chu VH, Miro JM, Hoen B, Cabell CH, Pappas PA, Jones P, Stryjewski ME, Anguera I, Braun S, Muoz P, Commerford P, Tornos P, Francis J, Oyonarte M, Selton-Suty C, Morris AJ, Habib G, Almirante B, Sexton DJ, Corey GR, Fowler VG Jr; Coagulase-negative staphylococcal prosthetic valve endocarditis–a contemporary update based on the International Collaboration on Endocarditis: prospective cohort study.International Collaboration on Endocarditis-Prospective Cohort Study Group. Heart. 2009 Apr;95(7):570-6.

 Francis J. Ventricular tachycardia following snakebite envenoming. Emerg Med J. 2009 Feb;26(2):151.

Thejus J, Francis J. N-terminal Pro-Brain Natriuretic Peptide And Atrial Fibrillation.  Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2009;9(1):1-4.


Francis J, Krishnan M. Dual ventricular response or 1 : 2 atrioventricular conduction in dual atrioventricular nodal physiology.  Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2008 Apr 1;8(2):77-9.

 Francis J, Antzelevitch C. Atrial fibrillation and Brugada syndrome.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 Mar 25;51(12):1149-53.

Francis J, 
Anilkumar R, Mond H. Reuse of explanted pacemakers: an option for economically underprivileged patients in developing countries. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2007 Oct 22;7(4):192

Francis J, Lokhandwala YElectrophysiology in India. Heart Rhythm. 2007 May;4(5):687. Epub 2007 Mar 15.

Krishnan MN, Syamkumar MD, Sajeev CG, Venugopal K, Johnson F, Vinaykumar D, Velayudhan CC, Jayakumar TG. Snare-assisted anterograde balloon mitral and aortic valvotomy using Inoue balloon catheter. Int J Cardiol. 2007 Jan 2;114(1):e9-11. Epub 2006 Oct 17.

N. Jayaprasad, Vinod Thomas, Suresh Madhavan, G. Rajesh, Johnson Francis, K. Venugopal. A Rare Association of Ebstein’s Anomaly of Tricuspid Valve with Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis. Echocardiography. 2007 Feb;24(2):176-8.


Sunil Roy TN, Sajeev CG, Francis J, Krishnan MN, Venugopal K. Three major coronary artery-to-left ventricular fistula: an unusual cause of a diastolic murmur at the apex. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2006 Nov;19(11):1402.e1-4.

Reynolds DW, Jayaprasad N, Francis J.  Remote monitoring of implantable cardioverter defibrillator. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2006 Oct 1;6(4):186-8. No abstract available.

Francis J, Niehaus M. Interference between cellular telephones and implantable rhythm devices: a review on recent papers. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2006 Oct 1;6(4):226-33.

Jayaprasad N, Johnson F, Venugopal K. Congenital complete heart block and maternal connective tissue disease. International Journal of Cardiology 112 (2006) 153 – 158.

Francis J, Johnson B, Niehaus M.  Quality of life in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators.Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2006 Jul 1;6(3):173-81.

Sajeev CG, Francis J, Sankar V, Vasudev B, Venugopal K. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Ventricular tachycardia: the spectrum continues to broaden: report of Naxos disease. Circulation. 2006 Jul 25;114(4):e60-1.

Praveen SV, Francis J, Venugopal K. Gene therapy in cardiac arrhythmias. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2006 Apr 1;6(2):111-8.

Jayaprasad N, Roy ST, Sajeev CG, Venugopal K. Right atrial myxoma. J Assoc Physicians India. 2006 Feb;54:125.

Sajeev CG, Francis J, Sankar V, Khadar A, Vasudev B, Venugopal KN. Idiopathic dilatation of right atrium with atrial standstill presenting as stroke. Echocardiography. 2006 Jan;23(1):50-2.

Sajeev CG, Francis J, Shanker V, Vasudev B, Abdul Khader S, Venugopal K. Young male with isolated noncompaction of the ventricular myocardium presenting with atrial fibrillation and complete heart block. Int J Cardiol. 2006 Feb 8;107(1):142-3.

Rajesh G, Francis J. Biological pacemakers. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2006 Jan 1;6(1):1-5.


Sajeev CG, Sankar V, Kumar V, Kumar S, Venugopal K.Sinus of valsalva aneurysm dissecting into ventricular septum. Int J Cardiol. 2005 Dec 7;105(3):342-3.

Sunil Roy TN, Krishnan MN, Venugopal K, Cherian Koshy, Sajeev CG, Francis, Johnson; Velayudhan CC. Comparison of Proximal Isovelocity Surface Area Method and Pressure Half Time Method for Evaluation of Mitral Valve Area in Patients Undergoing Balloon Mitral Valvotomy. Echocardiography. 2005 Oct;22(9):707-12.

Jayaprasad N, Francis J. Atrial fibrillation and hyperthyroidism. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2005 Oct 1;5(4):305-11.

Divakaramenon SM, Krishnan R, Chandni R.  Janeway lesions in infective endocarditis. Heart. 2005 Apr;91(4):516.

Divakaramenon SM, Venugopal K.  Quadricuspid aortic valve. Heart. 2005 Mar;91(3):289. No abstract available.

Sajeev CG, Fassaludeen M, Venugopal K.  Tetralogy of Fallot with absent thumb and first metacarpal. Int J Cardiol. 2005 Jul 10;102(2):349-50.

Sajeev CG, Vinayakumar D, Venugopal K. Brugada syndrome simulating acute myocardial infarction. Int J Cardiol. 2005 Mar 10;99(1):155-6.

Sajeev CG, Fassaludeen M, Venugopal K. Wegener’s granulomatosis presenting as cardiac failure. Int J Cardiol. 2005 Feb 15;98(2):337-8.

Sajeev CG, Fasaludeen M, Venugopal K. Pulmonary arteriovenous fistula presenting as brain abscess. Int J Cardiol. 2005 Jan;98(1):153.

Perez Riera AR, Ferreira C, Dubner SJ, Schapachnik E, Soares JD, Francis J. Brief review of the recently described short QT syndrome and other cardiac channelopathies. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2005 Jul;10(3):371-7.

Joydeep Ghosh; Johnson Francis; Barry J. Maron.  Role of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators in the Treatment of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal  2005 5(2): 72-75.

Johnson Francis; Guy Fontaine. Role of Catheter Ablation in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia. Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal 2005 5(2): 81-85.

Sunil Roy T.N; Vikram Sankar; Johnson Francis; Hiroshi Tada. Tissue Tracking Imaging for Identifying the Origin of Idiopathic Ventricular Arrhythmias: A New Role of Cardiac Ultrasound in Electrophysiology.  Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal 2005 5(3): 155-159.

Johnson Francis and Charles Antzelevitch. Brugada syndrome. International Journal of Cardiology, 2005 May 25;101(2):173-8.

Johnson Francis, Vikram Sankar, Venugopal K; Silvia G. Priori. Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia. Heart Rhythm. 2005 May;2(5):550-4.

Francis J, Mathew C, Sajeev CG, Venugopal K, Vijayakumar K. Implantable debrillator versus pharmacotherapy for Brugada syndrome (Prtocol). The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2005, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD005157.

Johnson B, Francis J. Cognitive behavourial therapy for patients with implantable cardioverter-debrillators (Prtocol). The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2005, Issue 1. Art.No.: CD005155.

Divakaramenon SM, Krishnan MN, Venugopal K.  Calcific constrictive pericarditis (concretio cordis). Heart. 2005 Jan;91(1):18.

Francis J, Watanabe MA, Schmidt G. Heart rate turbulence: a new predictor for risk of sudden cardiac death. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2005 Jan;10(1):102-9.


Johnson Francis; Venugopal K; Khadar SA; Sudhayakumar N; Anoop K. Gupta. Idiopathic Fascicular Ventricular Tachycardia. Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal. 2004; 4 (3): 98-103. [Full Text]

Charles Antzelevitch; Johnson Francis. Congenital Short QT Syndrome. Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal. 2004; 4 (2): 46-49. [Full Text]

Sajeev CG, Krishnan MN, Venugopal K. Aneurysm of the left main coronary artery in Takayasu arteritis. Heart. 2004 Jun;90(6):660. [Medline]

Johnson Francis, Steve McDonald. The Cochrane Library: An Important Resource for Evidence Based Medicine. Calicut Medical Journal 2004;2(2):e1. [Full Text]

Sajeev CG, Jayakumar TG, Krishnan MN, Venugopal K. Epsilon wave. Int J Cardiol. 2004 Feb;93(2-3):315. [Medline]

Sajeev CG, Jayakumar TG, Fassaludeen AS, Krishnan MN, Venugopal K. Young female with hemochromatosis. Int J Cardiol. 2004 Jan;93(1):83. [Medline]


Johnson Francis; Charles Antzelevitch. Brugada-Like Electrocardiographic Pattern. Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal. 2003; 3 (3): 91-92. [Full Text]

Sajeev CG, Vivek Nambiar K, Fasaludeen M, Jayakumar TG, Krishnan MN, Venugopal K.  Myocardial infarction in a young woman with antiphospholipid syndrome. Int J Cardiol. 2003 Sep;91(1):99-100. [Medline]

Sajeev CG, Roy TN, Krishnan MN, Venugopal K. A case of cor triatriatum diagnosed during pregnancy. Int J Cardiol. 2003 Jul;90(1):127-8. [Medline]

Sajeev CG, Francis J, Roy TN, Fassaludeen M, Venugopal K. Morgagni hernia in adult presenting as cardiomegaly. J Assoc Physicians India. 2003 Jan;51:85-6. [Medline]

Johnson Francis, C.G. Sajeev, K. Venugopal. Brugada Syndrome: The Enigma. Calicut Medical Journal 2003;1(1):e3. [Full Text]

Sajeev CG, Krishnan MN, Venugopal K.  An unusual “right atrial mass” on echocardiography. Heart. 2003 Mar;89(3):268. [Medline]

Johnson Francis.  Role of Adenosine/ATP Test in Supraventricular Tachycardia. Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal. 2003; 3 (1): 1-2. [Full Text]


Johnson Francis. Electromagnetic Interference in Implantable Rhythm Devices – The Indian Scenario. Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal. 2002; 2(3): 64-65. [Full Text]

Sajeev CG, Roy TN, Francis J. Images in cardiology: Autocapture stimulus simulating atrioventricular sequential pacing. Heart. 2002 Aug;88(2):158. [Medline]

Sajeev CG, Roy TN, Venugopal K. Images in cardiology: Common atrium in a child with Ellis-Van Creveld syndrome. Heart. 2002 Aug;88(2):142. [Medline]

Hugh Calkins; Ajit Kumar V.K; Johnson Francis. Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Supraventricular Tachycardia. Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal. 2002; 2(2): 45-49. [Full Text]

Mohan Nair; Johnson Francis; Venugopal K. Development of Pacing, Electrophysiology and Defibrillation in India. Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal. 2002; 2(2): 57-61. [Full Text]

MN Krishnan. Bioptome-Assisted Simultaneous Delivery of Multiple Coils for Occlusion of Large Patent Ductus Arteriosus. The Internet Journal of Cardiology. 2002. Volume 1 Number 2. [Full Text]

Johnson Francis. Atrial Fibrillation After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. The Internet Journal of Cardiology. 2002. Volume 1 Number 2. [Full Text]


Krishnan MN, Kumar S, Ramamoorthy KP. Severe panhypopituitarism and central diabetes insipidus following snake bite: unusual presentation as torsades de pointes. J Assoc Physicians India. 2001 Sep;49:923-4. [Medline]

Kumar RK, Krishnan MN, Venugopal K, Sivakumar K, Anil SR. Bioptome-assisted simultaneous delivery of multiple coils for occlusion of the large patent ductus arteriosus. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2001 Sep;54(1):95-100. [Medline]


Rajaratnam K, Kumar PD, Sahasranam KV. Supernumerary nipple as a cutaneous marker of mitral valve prolapse in Asian Indians. Am J Cardiol. 2000 Sep 15;86(6):695-7, A9. [Medline]


Krishnan MN, Babu KM, Govindan KP. Congenital partial absence of left pericardium: demonstration by computed tomography after artificial pneumothorax. Indian Heart J. 1996 Jan-Feb;48(1):63-4. [Medline]


Kumar PD, Sahasranam KV, Nayar RG. Short-term risk factors of coronary artery disease-emerging focus for the 1990s. J Assoc Physicians India. 1994 Sep;42(9):727-9. [Medline]


Dileep-Kumar P, Sahasranam KV, Nair RG. Will bedtime dose of atenolol be more effective in secondary prevention of coronary artery disease? J Indian Med Assoc. 1992 Dec;90(12):313. [Medline]

Kumar PD, Sahasranam KV. Circadian variation in the onset of pain of acute myocardial infarction in Indian patients. J Assoc Physicians India. 1992 Sep;40(9):626-7. [Medline]

Sahasranam KV. Accessory nipples and mitral valve prolapse. J Assoc Physicians India. 1992 Jul;40(7):485. [Medline]


Kumar UK, Sahasranam KV. Mitral valve prolapse syndrome and associated thoracic skeletal abnormalities. J Assoc Physicians India. 1991 Jul;39(7):536-9. [Medline]

Mammi MV, Pavithran K, Abdu Rahiman P, Pisharody R, Sugathan K. Acute myocardial infarction in north Kerala–a 20 year hospital based study. Indian Heart J. 1991 Mar-Apr;43(2):93-6. [Medline]


Prakash C, Alexander C, Hussain P, Krishnan P, Venugopal NS, Sahasranam KV. Complete heart block after topical timolol. J Assoc Physicians India. 1990 Aug;38(8):600, 603. [Medline]

Sahasranam KV, Chandra P, Ravindran KN. Early onset Dressler’s syndrome–a study of fifteen cases.
Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 1990 Jul-Sep;32(3):153-6. [Medline]


Nambiar CA, Abdulrahiman P, Aravindan KP. Progressive systemic sclerosis presenting as recurrent ventricular tachycardia and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy–a case report. J Assoc Physicians India. 1989 Feb;37(2):179-81. [Medline]

Sahadevan MR, Rajagopalan KC, Sahasranam KV.  Atrial flutter in infancy. Indian J Pediatr. 1989 Jul-Aug;56(4):535-9. [Medline]


Nambiar CA, Nair SA, Nandakumar V. Right atrial myxoma presenting as chronic right heart failure–a case report. Indian Heart J. 1988 Mar-Apr;40(2):129-31. [Medline]

Sahasranam KV, Ravindran KN. Sublingual captopril in severe hypertension. J Assoc Physicians India. 1988 Nov;36(11):643-4. [Medline]


Sahasranam KV, Nambiar CA, Sugathan K, Ravindran KN. Septal and posterior left ventricular wall motion and left ventricular function in juvenile mitral stenosis–an echocardiographic study. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 1987 Jan-Mar;29(1):17-24. [Medline]


Sugathan K. Influence of atrial repolarisation complex on the configuration of ST segment and T wave. Indian Heart J. 1977 Nov-Dec;29(6):335-6. [Medline]

Published Abstracts:

Praveen SV, Jayaprasad N, Suresh M, Rajesh G, Vinod T, Sajeev CG, Johnson Francis, CC Velayudhan, Venugopal K. Assessment of left ventricular function in pure mitral stenosis by tissue Doppler echocardiography. Indian Heart Journal Sept-Oct, 2006; 58:(5) Article No. 9Praveen SV, Shalu Mohan, Vinayakumar D, Rajesh G, Sajeev CG, Johnson Francis, Rosamma Joseph, Venugopal K. A study of the association between angiographically proven coronary artery disease and inflammatory periodontal disease. Indian Heart Journal Sept-Oct, 2006; 58:(5) Article No. 71

Suresh M, Praveen SV, Jayaprasad N, Johnson Francis, Vinayakumar D, Venugopal K. Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy: Incidence and echocardiographic features. Indian Heart Journal Sept-Oct, 2006; 58:(5) Article No. 246

Ahamed Siraj C, Praveen SV, Vinayakumar D, Suresh M, Johnson Francis, Raveendran MA, Venugopal K. Clinical profile of rheumatic and non-rheumatic persistent atrial fibrillation: A comparative study. Indian Heart Journal Sept-Oct, 2006; 58:(5) Article No. 304

Praveen SV, Vinayakumar D, Jayaprasad N, Sajeev CG, Johnson Francis, CC Velayudhan, Venugopal K. Frequency of renal artery stenosis in patients with normal renal function undergoing coronary angiography: Is routine renal angiography useful? Indian Heart Journal Sept-Oct, 2006; 58:(5) Article No. 361

Wang A, Cabell CH, Fowler Jr, VG, Anguera I, Spelman D, Selton-Suty C, Pappas P, Hoen B, Iarussi D, Tripodi M, Utili R, Watkins R, Suter F, Rizzi M, Braun S, Ramos A, Commerford P, Francis J, Sexton DJ, Corey GR. The use and outcome of surgery for prosthetic valve endocarditis: a propensity analysis of the International Collaboration on Endocarditis (ICE) prospective database. 8th International Symposium on Modern Concepts in Endocarditis and Cardiovascular Infections, May 22-24, 2005 Charleston, South Carolina.

V. H. Chu, G. R. Corey, P. Jones, I. Anguera, P. A. Pappas, C. H. Cabell, J.M. Miro, S. Braun, E. Bouza, P. Commerford, J. Francis, M. Oyonarte, P. Selton-Suty, B. Hoen, G. Habib, B. Almirante, P. Tornos, D. J. Sexton, V. G. Fowler, Jr., and the ICE-PCS Study Group. Prosthetic valve endocarditis due to coagulase-negative staphylococci: 64 episodes from the ICE-PCS. 8th International Symposium on Modern Concepts in Endocarditis and Cardiovascular Infections, May 22-24, 2005 Charleston, South Carolina.

Cabell C, Iarussi D, Athan E, Selton-Suty C, Chu V, Pappas P, Peterson G, Utili R, Anguera I, Wang A, Francis J, Habib G, Naber C, Braun S, Suter F, Rizzi M, de Alarcón A, Jimenez-Exposito M, Logar M, Pare C, Thuny F, Corey GR, Hoen B, Sexton D, Olaison L, Fowler V. Prosthetic valve endocarditis and cardiac device infections: report of 496 cases from the ICE prospective cohort study. 8th International Symposium on Modern Concepts in Endocarditis and Cardiovascular Infections, May 22-24, 2005 Charleston, South Carolina.

Vikram Sankar, N Jayaprasad, SV Praveen, Mubarak, Babu Vasudev, Kader Muneer, Shyam Kumar, Vinayakumar, CG Sajeev, Johnson Francis, CC Velayudhan, K Venugopal. Direct Current Cardioversion of Atrial Fibrillation following Percutaneous Transmitral Commissurotomy – A Pilot Study. Indian Heart Journal Sept-Oct, 2005; 57:(5) Article No. 340

Jacob Mathew, N Jayaprasad, SV Praveen, Vikram Sankar, TN Sunil Roy, Vinayakumar, CG Sajeev, Velayudhan CC, Johnson Francis, K Venugopal. QTc Dispersion in Acute Myocardial Infarction as a Predictor of Ventricular Arrhythmias. Indian Heart Journal Sept-Oct, 2005; 57:(5) Article No. 341

Jijith Krishnan, SV Praveen, TN Sunil Roy, Vikram Sankar, N Jayaprasad, Johnson Francis, Muneer, Sreelatha, K Venugopal. Atherosclerotic Risk Factors in Chronic Kidney Disease. Indian Heart Journal Sept-Oct, 2005; 57:(5) Article No. 479

AS Muhammed Fassaludeen, Vikram Sankar, N Jayaprasad, SV Praveen, Mubarak, Babu Vasudev, Kader Muneer, CG Sajeev, Vinayakumar, Johnson Francis, CC Velayudhan, K Venugopal. Cardiovascular Involvement in Leptospirosis. Indian Heart Journal Sept-Oct, 2005; 57:(5) Article No. 480

SV Praveen, Vikram Sankar, Mohammed Fassaludeen, N Jayaprasad, TN Sunil Roy, Babu Vasudev, Johnson Francis, CG Sajeev, Syam Kumar, K Venugopal. Predictors of Morbidity in Mechanical Prosthetic Heart Valves. Indian Heart Journal Sept-Oct, 2005; 57:(5) Article No. 220

SV Praveen, Vikram Sankar, N Jayaprasad, V Mubarak, Mohammed Fassaludeen, Sunil Roy, Johnson Francis, CG Sajeev, K Venugopal. Normal Gradients in Mechanical Aortic and Mitral Prosthesis. Indian Heart Journal Sept-Oct, 2005; 57:(5) Article No. 227

Vikram Sankar, N Jayaprasad, SV Praveen, Mubarak, Babu Vasudev, Kader Muneer, Shyam Kumar, Vinayakumar, CG Sajeev, Johnson Francis, CC Velayudhan, K Venugopal. Normal Coronary Artery Dimensions in Kerala Population – An Angiographic Study. Indian Heart Journal Sept-Oct, 2005; 57:(5) Article No. 446

TN Sunil Roy, SV Praveen, Vikram Sankar, CG Sajeev, Johnson Francis, CC Velayudhan, MN Krishnan, K Venugopal. Proximal Location of Stenosis in Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery: Is it a Predictive Factor of Worse Outcome in the Era of the Stent? Indian Heart Journal Sept-Oct, 2005; 57:(5) Article No. 189

M Fassaludeen, V Kumar, V Sankar, K Muneer, S Kumar, TG Jayakumar, B Vasudev, M Cholakkal, C Mathew, CG Sajeev, J Francis, CC Velayudan, S Abdul Khader, MN Krishnan, K Venugopal. Coil Embolization of Patent Ductus Arteriosus. Indian Heart Journal Sept-Oct, 2003; 55:(5) Article No. 340

Koshy Cherian , Jossy Chacko, TN Sunil Roy, D.Vinayakumar, CholakkalMohammed,  KS Mohan, CC Sajeev, Johnson Francis, CC Velayudhan, PN Gupta,MN Krishnan, K Venugopal. Comparison of an Over – the – Wire Single Balloon Technique with Inoue Technique. Indian Heart Journal. 2000, 52; 751

Dawn GK Thomas, N Sudhayakumar, K Venugopal, MN Krishnan, CG Sajeev,Johnson FrancisKP Markose, CC Velayudhan, VK Sunil Kumar. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy : Investigation of Ramipril Efficacy (HIRE). Indian Heart Journal. 1995; 47: 627

J. FrancisC.A. Nambiar, N. Sudhayakumar, K.Venugopal, MN Krishnan, CC Velayudhan, KP Markose. A Correlation of Electrocardiogram with Hemodynamics in Juvenile Mitral Stenosis. Indian Heart Journal. 1993;45:362

J. FrancisK. Venugopal, K.P. Markose, CC Velayudhan, MN Krishnan, N Sudhayakumar. Post Traumatic Intra Myocardial Hematoma Presenting with Biventricular Dysfunction- A Case Report. Indian Heart Journal. 1993;45:406

Johnson Francis, M.N.Krishnan, K. Venugopal, K.P. Markose, CC Velayudhan and K. Sugathan. Familial Dilated Cardiomyopathy: A Study involving A Family With Three Affected Generations. Indian Heart Journal. 1992;44:342


  1. P Ranjith, KF Rajesh, K Muneer, CG Sajeev, MN Krishnan An uncommon cause of chest pain with electrocardiographic changes. J Postgrad Med volume 59,(4) pg334.2013
  2. Gopalan Nair Rajesh, Deepak Raju, Vellani Haridasan, Chakanalil Govindan Sajeev, M N Krishnan, Sadanandan Rajesh, Kudakachira Mathew Kuriakose.Intrapericardial Schwannoma Presenting as Acute Coronary Syndrome. JACC.Vol. 62, No. 25, 2013.
  3. M N Krishnan, K T Sajeer. Intra aortic balloon Pump (IABP), what is new? Chapter 19, CSI update 2013.
  4. Rajesh G. Abdominal aortic aneurysms. Chapter 46,CSI update 2013.
  5. Kalathingathodika Sajeer, Deepak Raju, Babu Kanjirakadavath, MangalachulliPottammal Ranjith, M N Krishnan.Mitral Valve M-Mode Echo in Complete Heart Block with Atrial Tachycardia.Heart India, Vol 1/ Issue 3/ Oct-Dec 2013.
  6. Gopalan Nair Rajesh, Deepak Raju, Deepak Nandan, Vellani Haridasan, Desabandhu Vinayakumar, Kader Muneer, C.G. Sajeev, KanjirakadavathBabu, M.N. Krishnan.  Echocardiographic assessment of right ventricular function in inferior wall myocardial infarction and angiographic correlation to proximal right coronary artery stenosis. Indian Heart Journal, Volume 65, Issue 5, September–October 2013, Pages 522-528.
  7. K F Rajesh, M P Ranjith, C G Sajeev, M N Krishnan. Intercoronary communication between the circumflex and right coronary artery.Heart Asia 2013; 5:252 doi: 10.1136/heartasia-2013-010468.
  8. Kalathingathodika Sajeer, Chakanalil Govindan Sajeev, Kader Muneer, M N Krishnan.An unusual presentation of external iliac artery pseudo aneurysm.Heart Asia 2013;5:263 doi:10.1136/heartasia-2013-010481
  9. K.T. Sajeer, Kader Muneer, C.G. Sajeev, M.N. Krishnan.Retrosternal chest discomfort in a 46-year-old lady-A cardiologist’s dilemma. Abstract:Indian Heart Journal, Volume 65, Supplement 1 – selected pp. S1-S104 (December 2013).
  10. Haridasan Vellani, Rajesh G. Nair,PradeepSreekumar, M.N. Krishnan. Fever with an intracardiac mass: A diagnostic dilemma. Abstract:Indian Heart Journal,Volume 65, Supplement 1 – selected pp. S1-S104 (December 2013).
  11. Sandeep Mohanan, C.G. Sajeev, Kader Muneer, M.N. Krishnan. An unusual cause of acute cor pulmonale. Abstract: Indian Heart Journal,Volume 65, Supplement 1 – selected pp. S1-S104 (December 2013).
  12. UppalakalBijilesh, Babu Kanjirakadavath,M N Krishnan. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy following balloon mitral valvotomy. Heart Asia 2013;5:124125 doi:10.1136/heartasia-2013-010360.
  13. M.P. Ranjith, K.F. Rajesh, G. Rajesh, V. Haridasan, Cicy Bastian, C.G. Sajeev, M.N. Krishnan.  Isolated pulmonary valve endocarditis: A case report and review of literature. Journal of Cardiology Cases. Nov 2013; Pages 161-163.
  14. Rajesh Gopalan Nair, Sajeer Kalathingathodika, Cicy Bastian. Aortopulmonary window: a rare mechanism of inter-circulatory mixing and prepared left ventricle in transposition of the great arteries with intact ventricular septum. Cardiology in the Young 2013; 1-2  (doi:10.1017/S1047951113001248).
  15. G Rajesh, Deepak Raju, M N Krishnan. ‘Continuously regurgitating mitral valve’: systolic and diastolic mitral regurgitation in a case of severe aortic regurgitation and complete heart block. Heart Asia 2013; 0:172–173.
  16. G Rajesh, Babu Kanjirakadavath, V Haridasan. Honeycomb interventricular septum: extension of an aortic root abscess. Heart Asia 2013; 0:142–143.
  17. K T Sajeer, P Kadermuneer, C G Sajeev. Vascular Behcet’s disease with multiple arterial aneurysms. Heart Asia 2013; 0:174.
  18. Rajesh Gopalan Nair, Sandeep Rajasekharan, M N  Krishnan. Cardiac tamponade following inadvertent thrombolysis in acute pericarditis. Heart Asia 2013; 00:212.
  19. K T Sajeer, Kader Muneer, C G Sajeev. Fusiform aneurysm of left coronary artery presenting as acute myocardial infarction. Heart Asia 2013; 0:189.
  20. K T Sajeer, D Vinayakumar, Babu Kanjirakadavath, M N Krishnan. Persistent sciatic artery aneurysm: a rare embryological vascular variant. Heart Asia 2013; 5:219.
  21. MangalachulliPottammal Ranjith, Kalathingathodika Sajeer, Peringadan Gopalan Nithin,Vellani Haridasan, Gopalan Nair Rajesh, Cicy Bastian, Chakanalil Govindan Sajeev, M  N Krishnan. Right Bundle Branch Block Pattern in Right Ventricular Endocardial Pacing: A Needless Concern? Heart India 2013; 1:57-8.
  22. G Rajesh, K T Sajeer, M N Krishnan. ‘Foetus inside the heart’!! Large rhabdomyomas in the heart of a newborn. Heart Asia 2013; 5:210–211.
  23. Vellani Haridasan, Deepak Nandan, Deepak Raju, Gopalan Nair Rajesh, C.G. Sajeev, Desabandhu Vinayakumar, Kader Muneer, Kanjirakadavath Babu, M.N. Krishnan. Coronary  sinus filling time: A novel method to assess microcirculatory function in patients with angina and normalcoronaries. Indian heart journal 65: (2013)142-146
  24. K T Sajeer, G Rajesh, M N Krishnan. Left atrial appendage myxoma: ‘the elephant’s trunk’!.Heart Asia  2013;00:81.
  25. Rakesh Jain, Babu Kanjirakadavath, M N Krishnan. Contrast-induced acute sialadenitis: iodide mumps. Heart  Asia 2013;0:126.
  26. Babu Kanjirakadavath, K T Sajeer, M N Krishnan. Left atrial myxoma: the blush and the shadow! Heart Asia 2013;00:75.
  27. G Rajesh, Deepak Raju, M N Krishnan. Shelled heart: tuberculous constrictive pericarditis. Heart Asia 2013;0:127.
  28. M P Ranjith, K F Rajesh, Kader Muneer, VivekPillai, C G Sajeev, M N Krishnan. Ventricular tachycardia unmasking anterior wall myocardial infarction in a patient with pre-existing left bundle  branch block. Heart Asia    2013;0:122–123.
  29. G V Vinod, Babu Kanjirakadavath, M N Krishnan. Large mural vegetation from right ventricle, accompanying  tricuspid valve endocarditis. Heart Asia 2013;00:82–83.
  30. Babu Kanjirakadavath, M.N. Krishnan, D. Vinayakumar, Deepak Raju, P.G. Nithin, K.F. Rajesh, PradeepSreekumar. A floating right heart thrombus in transit across tricuspid valve causing an endocardial friction rub. Indian heart Journal.  July 2013 :1-3
  31. C G Sajeev, Sandeep Mohanan, ArunkumarGopalakrishnapillai, Kader Muneer. A rare complication of coronary    angiography: ‘iodide mumps’.Heart 2013;99:16 
  32. K T Sajeer, Vivekpillai, G V Vinod1, R Sandeep, V Haridasan, G Rajesh, M N Krishnan. A case of acute  massive pulmonary embolism treated by percutaneous mechanical thrombus aspiration. Kerala heart Journal  vol(3): 28-30.
  33. Girish P V, M N Krishnan , Sajeev C G, Rajesh G,Vinayakumar D, Kader Muneer.Electrocardiographic patterns of patients with Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and their echocardiographic correlation. Kerala heart journal. Vol 2:15-18.
  34. K T Sajeer, C G Sajeev, Khader Muneer, G Rajesh, M N Krishnan.An unusual site of Pacemaker lead fracture: a Case Report . kerala heart journal vol 2.
  35. Rajesh.G, Haridasan.V, C.G.Sajeev, M.N.Krishnan.Mitral stenosis with a mass attached to fossa ovalis-a diagnostic challenge – Thrombus or Myxoma?KHJ vol 2.
  36. Dr.Frijo Jose, Dr.M.N.Krishnan, Dr.Sajeev C.G Dr.Rajesh.G. Hemochromatosis. Kerala Heart Journal vol.1
  37.  15. Rajesh G, Dr. CG Sajeev, Dr. MN Krishnan. Suptrmitral ring. Kerala Heart Journal vol.1