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Respiratory Medicine

1. About the Department :

    The department of respiratory medicine was established in 2007, initially for as a nodal center for Tuberculosis and its management, has evolved over the time to manage wide range of respiratory diseases spanning from asthma, TB, COPD, Pneumonias, ILDs, Pleural based diseases and sleep disorders. The department has well trained faculty that offers the best health care outcomes with emphasis on quality patient care, efficient diagnosis and management. Department is actively involved in clinical research activities, academics, training and education of Undergraduates imparting the skills and knowledge in the field of respiratory and sleep medicine.  Shimoga Institute of Medical College and Mcgann Hospital has one of the most advanced state of art equipment’s in pulmonary procedures such as Ultrasound based pleural procedures, Bronchoscopy, Thoracoscopy,  Spirometry & DLCO.

 

2. Faculty Details :

    Teaching Faculty - Details
    Post Graduate student - N/A
    Non Teaching Faculty - Details

 

3. Facilities provided in the Department :

  • Out Patients Department (OPD)
  • Indoor Patients Department (IPD) - 30 general beds, 2 bedded DR TB ward
  • Covid ward /Covid ICU
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Thoracoscopy

 

4. Academic activities (UG, PG teaching activities):

  • Regular Theory Classes for UG students
  • Theory Classes /Bed Side Teaching for B.Sc respiratory Technician

 

5. Research activities/ Research grants:

Association between Foxo3a gene polymorphism and susceptibility to asthama in south Indian Population.

 

6. Publications :

Sl. No.

Faculty Name

Publication in Vancouver referencing style

Pubmed

Scopus

Mention Other indexing

National/ International

Yes/No

Yes/No

1

Dr. Mahendra M

Prospective study of predictors of mortality in acute respiratory failure in H1N1 influenza. European Journal of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Sciences(ejpmr).2017;4(8): 274-281.

 

No

 

No

 

Indian citation Index (ICI),

Index Copernicus, Google Scholar,

International

2

Dr. Mahendra M

Aravinda CL, Ranganatha M, Vijayalakshmi, Mahendra M. Study of chest radiography in tubercular cervical lymphadenopathy – A prospective study. Indian Journal of Immunology and Respiratory Medicine. 2017; 2(3): 73-77.

 

No

 

No

 

J- gate, ROAD, CrossRef, Microsoft Academic, Indian Citation Index (ICI).

National

3

Dr. Mahendra M

Mahendra M, S Kumar, Nagaraj Desai, Jayaraj BS, Mahesh PA. Evaluation for airway obstruction in adult patients with stable IHD. Indian Heart Journal. 2018;70(2):266-271.

Yes

Yes

DOAJ

National

4

Dr. Mahendra M

Mitra A, Vishweswaraiah S, Thimraj TA, Maheswarappa M, Krishnarao CS, Sundararaja Lokesh K, Biligere Siddaiah J, Ganguly K, Anand MP. Association of Elevated Serum GM-CSF, IFN-γ, IL-4, and TNF-α Concentration with Tobacco Smoke Induced Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in a South Indian Population. Int J Inflam. 2018; 2018:2027856.

Yes

Yes

DOAJ

International

5

Dr. Mahendra M

Mahendra M, Jayaraj B S, Limaye S, Chaya S K, Dhar R, Mahesh P A. Factors influencing severity of community-acquired pneumonia. Lung India. 2018;35: 284-289.

Yes

Yes

DOAJ

National

6

Dr. Mahendra M

Salimath S, Jayaraj BS, Mahesh PA, Pasha MM, Lokesh KS, Mahendra M. Epidermal growth factor receptor protein expression in lung cancer and survival analysis. Int J Adv Med 2018;5: 550-5.

No

 

No

 

·         Index Copernicus, Index Medicus for South-East Asia Region (WHO),

ScopeMed,Journal Index

J-Gate, Google Scholar

CrossRef, Directory of Science, JournalTOCs

ResearchBib, ICMJE

SHERPA/RoMEO

International

7

Dr. Mahendra M

Mahendra M, Jayaraj BS, Chaya SK, Mahesh PA. Clinical Profile and Predictors of Mortality in H1N1 and Non-H1N1 Related ARDS in a Tertiary Care Center in South India. International Journal of Respiratory Disease, Care & Medicine (IJRDM) 2018;3(2):54-61

No

No

Index Copernicus,

International

8

Dr. Mahendra M

Mahendra M, Jayaraj BS, Lokesh KS, Chaya SK, Veerapaneni VV, Limaye S, Dhar R, Swarnakar R, Ambalkar S, Mahesh PA. Antibiotic Prescription, Organisms and its Resistance Pattern in Patients Admitted to Respiratory ICU with Respiratory Infection in Mysuru. Indian J Crit Care Med. 2018 22(4):223-230.

Yes

 

Yes

 

EMBASE

National

9

Dr. Mahendra M

Virupakshappa V, Ranganath M, Manjunath M P, Mahendra M. Utility of CBNAAT in diagnosis of mycobacterium tuberculosis in a tertiary care teaching hospital in South India.Indian Journal of Immunology and Respiratory Medicine.2018;3(1):3-6.

Yes

 

No

 

Index Copernicus, Google Scholar, J- gate, ROAD, CrossRef, Microsoft Academic, Indian Citation Index (ICI).

National

10

Dr. Mahendra M

Mohan Kumar CK ,Mahendra M. Predictors of mortality in patients with respiratory infection admitted to ICU in a tertiary care centre.Journal Of Pulmonology. 2019; 3(1):4-7.

Yes

No

Google Scholar,  Index Copernicus

International

11

Dr. Mahendra M

Mohan Kumar CK, Mahendra M. Clinical profile of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome in a tertiary care centre.Journal Of Pulmonology. 2019; 3(1):8-11.

Yes

No

 

Google Scholar,  Index Copernicus

International

12

Dr. Mahendra M

Chaya Sindaghatta Krishnarao, Mahendra Maheshwarappa, Thippeswamy Thippeswamy, Jayaraj Biligere Siddaiah, Komarla Sundararaja Lokesh and Padukudru Anand Mahesh. Risk Factors Associated with Development of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Corpulmonale in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews. 2019; 15(4): 289-298.

Yes

Yes

EMBASE

International

13

Dr. Mahendra M

Mahendra M, Nuchin A, Kumar R, Shreedhar S, Mahesh PA. Predictors of mortality in patients with severe COVID-19 pneumonia - a retrospective study. Adv Respir Med. 2021;89(2):135-144.

Yes

Yes

MEDLINE, DOAJ

International

14

Dr. Mahendra M

Shyam Prasad Shetty B, Chaya SK, Kumar V S, Mahendra M, Jayaraj BS, Lokesh KS, Ganguly K, Mahesh PA. Inflammatory Biomarkers Interleukin 1 Beta (IL-1β) and Tumour Necrosis Factor Alpha (TNF-α) Are Differentially Elevated in Tobacco Smoke Associated COPD and Biomass Smoke Associated COPD. Toxics. 2021; 9(4):72.

Yes

 

Yes

EMBASE, DOAJ

International

 

7. CME / Conference conducted:

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8. Medical Educator training/ research methodology and dates:

          Sl.No.

Faculty Name

Medical Educator training/ research methodology

Date

From

To

1

Dr.Mahendra M

Revised Basic Course Workshop & AETCOM

16/08/21

18/08/21

Last Updated: 19-09-2022 04:34 PM Updated By: Admin


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