::Departments : Clinical : Department of Neurology
Department of Neurology was started in 1995. DM –Neurology PG Course was started in 2019-20 year with annual intake of 2 students. Department has EEG, Video EEG, ENMG, CT SCAN, MRI SCAN facilities. Allied departments like Neurosurgery, Psychiatry are available in the campus. Department has 10 faculty members and other paramedical staff.List of HODs
1 Prof.DR.J.NANDAKUMAR, MD,DM(Neuro) 1995-96
2 Prof.DR.S.K.C.ESWARADOSS MD,DM(Neuro) 1996-97
3 Prof.DR.S.SIVAKUMAR MD,DM(Neuro) 2004- TILL DATE
     
  1. Academic activities :       i) Courses handled : UG (Guest lectures),  PG(Clinical discussion and Lectures for MD General Medicine, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology, Peadiatrics), Paramedical(Lectures for Nursing Studies), Super specialty DM Neurology Course. 
ii) Standard Schedule : for DM Neurology- 1. journal club : every   Friday, 2.Seminar : every Thursday, 2. Combined Clinical Disscussion : Wednessday
iii) CMEs conducted : 2018 – update on thrombolysis.
       2019- update on peripheral neuropathies
                                              iv) Research Publications for last three years
  1. K. Gunasekaran*, S. Sivakumar,  A study on peripheral neuropathy in HIV infected patients:clinicoepidemiological and electrophysiological profile - International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, Int J Res Med Sci. 2018 Oct;6(10):www.msjonline.org  – INDEX COPERNICUS
  2. 2) S. Shankar, K. Gunasekaran, K. ThiruvarutChelvan, Cognitive dysfunction in cerebellar disorders    IP Indian Journal of Neurosciences Volume 4 , Issue 3,Year 2018; 105-113– INDEX COPERNICUS
  3. 3) K.Gunasekaran, K.Thiruvarutchelvan, S.Sivakumar; Clinical Profile and Aetiological Analysis of Late Onset Seizure: A Study Conducted At Tertiary Care Institute;  International Journal of Neurology and Neurosurgery : IJNNS_8192_2018– INDEX COPERNICUS
  4. 4) Selvaraj C.*, Sivakumar S. - A study of migraine cases in a tertiary care hospital neurology outpatient department: demography, sub classification and clinical features. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences Selvaraj C et al. Int J Res Med Sci. 2018 Dec;6(12): 3872-3878
 
  1. Clinical Activities  :        i) Number of Units – One / Op days : Monday to Saturday 6 days/week
ii) Specialty Clinics; Headache clinic, Stroke, Rehabilitation, Dementia clinic
iii) Consolidated statistics for past three years
Year Out patients In patients calls
2017 109452 887 15294
2018 113469 896 15583
2019 124070 920 16797
 
iv) CMHIS stat- 3 year
year Number of patients
2017-18 82
2018-19 67
2019-20 123
 
 
v) Interesting cases/ procedures done: Discussed in ward rounds, Clinical Meetings
vi) Special services to patients: Epilepsy awareness periodical meetings, Stroke awareness program.
vii) Photos to be enclosed as JPEG format only
 
 
 
Monthly Updates Required
  1. Academic Schedule : seminar - every Thursday, journal club – every Friday, Interesting Cases discussion – every Wednesday
  2. Monthly statistics
MONTH OP CALLS EEG EMG IP
FEB2020 9510 1256 303 153 56
 
 


 
 

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

      i)           Periodic academic activities in the departments.
Clinical case discussion on every Thursday for General Medicine PGs.
Journal club on every Wednesday

      ii)         Research and Publications:

            INTERNATIONAL
  1. Mugundhan Krishnan, PalanivelRajan, ChandrasekharanKesavadas, Rajesh   Shankar Iyer. The ‘heart appearance’ sign in MRI in bilateral       medial medullary infarction. Postgrad Med J 2011 87: 156-157.
            NATIONAL
  1. K Mugundhan, K Thiruvarutchelvan, S Sivakumar. Posterior Circulation Stroke in a Young Male following Snake Bite. JAPI. September 2008 VOL.56: 713-714.
  2. K Mugundhan, K Thiruvarutchelvan, S Sivakumar. Epidermal Nevus Syndrome- A Neuro-Cutaneous Marker. JAPI. September 2009 VOL.57: 646.
  3. K Mugundhan, ArunMaski, JA Elanchezian, V Rajkumar, A Thangaraj,  RAnbalagan. Mixed Movement Disorder as the Presenting Manifestation of Non-Ketotic Hyperglycemia. JAPI. June 2010 VOL.58.387-388.
  4. K Mugundhan, K Thiruvarutchelvan, S Sivakumar. Congenital Crocadile Tears with Duane’s Syndrome- Congenital Cranial Dysinnervation Syndrome. JAPI. May 2011 VOL.59: 2.
  5. K Mugundhan, K Thiruvarutchelvan, S Sivakumar. Familial Episodic Ataxia Type II. JAPI. October 2011 VOL.59: 666.
  6. Gunasekaran., , K Thiruvarutchelvan, S Sivakumar. Clinical profile and etiological analysis of late onset seizures; A study conducted at tertiary care institute. IJNN. Vol.10, no;3, 2018
  7. Gunasekaran., , K Thiruvarutchelvan, S Sivakumar.  A Study on peripheral neuropathy in HIV infected patients; clinicoepidemiological and electrophysiological profile. IJRM. Vol.6, No.10, 2018
  8. Gunasekaran., , K Thiruvarutchelvan, S Sivakumar. Cognitive dysfunction in cerebellar disorders. Indian journal of neurosciences.Vol 4. No.3. 2018
  9. C Selvaraj, S Sivakumar.    A Study of migraine cases in a tertiary carte hospital neurology outpatient department: demography, sub classification and clinical features. IJRMS- oct 2018
  10. KS. Raja,,MalcomJeyaraj, K Thiruvarutchelvan, S Sivakumar.   Clinical and electroencephalographic profile of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy in our tertiary care centre. SMJ. Feb 2018
 
Papers/posters presented in National Conference:
  1. Young Stroke of Indeterminate Cause- at Annual Conference Of Indian Academy of Neurology, 2008 at New Delhi, India
  2.  Persistent hypoglossal artery- A rare vascular anomaly- at Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Neurology, 2009 at Kochi, India.
  3. Familial Episodic Ataxia Type II- at Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Neurology, 2010 at Trichy, India.
  4. An Interesting Case of Bilateral Anterior Cerebral Artery Infarct- at Annual Conference Of Indian Academy of Neurology, 2011 at Pune, India. 
iii) CME/Workshops/Seminars conducted

one full day CME on “the common neurological disorders” was conducted on 17 Aug 2012 with accreditation by The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University for 10 credit points
 

SERVICES OFFERED
  1. Number of units in the department: 2
  2. O.P Days & Timings: 8am to 12noon (all days except on Sundays)
  3. I.P Unit & Admission day.
  1. Bed strength of Department: 15 male, 15 female, 4ICU
  2. Average O.P: 140,000/annum
  3. Average I.P: 2000 /annum
  4. Special clinics:  from 10.00am to 12.00pm
   Monday-  Dementia clinic
  Tuesday-  Neuropsychiatry clinic
 Thursday- Stroke clinic
Saturday- Rehabilitation clinic
 
  1. Average tests:
1) EEG tests: 6000/annum,
2) ENMG: 476/annum,
3)TCD: 240 /annum,
4) ECG: 300/annum  
 
 
PARAMETERS YEAR2015 YEAR 2016 YEAR 2017
  O.P 107786 114851 130250
 I.P 876 900 1253
Medical I.P 10561 11876 12395
EEG 4789 8956 9931
NCV 1134 1556 1830
EMG 73 108 120
Evoked Potentials 40 45 65
 
 
  CENSUS- 2018
 
MONTH EEG ENMG OP Neurology IP IP in GH
Jan 883 459 10733 200 934
Feb 800 423 8719 187 922
Mar 854 461 11592 193 859
April 834 465 10396 172 901
May 835 462 11628 181 893
June 886 453 11421 174 921
July 870 464 10492 185 936
Aug 846 460 9917 195 834
Sept 845 464 10683 184 934
Oct 799 477 11812 154 1333
Nov 834 487 11912 176 1256
               
 
 
 
 
 

       Ix      List of diseases covered under CM Health Insurance Scheme
TN0705 : ADEM or Relapse in Multiple Sclerosis
TN0706 : Neuropathies (GBS)
TN0707 : Optic Neuritis
TN0708 : Immunoglobulin Therapy - IV
TN0709 : Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Poly Neuropathy (CIDP)
TN0710 : Hemorrhagic Stroke/Strokes
TN0711 : Ischemic Strokes
TN0712 : Myopathies - Acquired
TN0713 : Neuromuscular (Myasthenia Gravis)
TN0714 : Neuroinfections -Pyogenic Meningitis
TN0715 : Tb Meningitis
TN0716 : Neuroinfections -Viral Meningo-encephalitis (Includingherpes Encephalitis)
TN0717 : Fungal Meningitis (Min 20 Days In ICU)
TN0718 : Management of Coma
TN0728 : Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis
 
 

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