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DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY

GOVERNMENT STANLEY MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL

 

HISTORY

The  Department of Medical Gastroenterology at Stanley Medical College, Chennai, Tamilnadu, is a teaching institute and one of the tertiary referral centre in South India.                                                  

 The department was started way back in 1986 by then Professor K.R.Palaniswamy,with four faculties and fully equipped and adequately trained staffs for running the department.. The first batch of DM course in Medical Gastroenterology, MCI recognised, was started in the year 1996 with two seats per year. It has been increased to 4 seats in the year 2017.

Later, the department was taken over by Prof V. Jayanthi in 2001, and followed by Prof Dr.A.R.Venkateswaran in 2012.Currently the department is headed by Prof Dr.M.S.Revathy. Ours is a Liver Transplant centre  first of its kind in Tamilnadu Govt sectorand first Liver transplant was done in 2009.So far 81 liver transplant has been done. Ours is the only center in Tamilnadu Govt. sector , doing EndoUltrasoundsince 2014.

 

FACULTY:

The department has sufficient faculties as per MCI norms   in cadre of

  • Professor & HOD      -    Dr M.S.Revathy, MD,DM,
  • Associate Professor  -    Dr .B.Sumathi,MD, DM,
  • Assistant Professors  -   Dr.S.Chitra,MD, DM,

Dr.M.Manimaran, MD, DM,

Dr.G.Sathya,MD, DM,

  • Post graduate   - 4 / year

Non Teaching Faculty

S.No.

Name

Designation

1

Mrs.Parvathy

Staff  Nurse

2

Mrs.Jency

Staff  Nurse

3

Miss.Kasthuri

Staff  Nurse

4

Mrs.Sunitha

Staff  Nurse

5

Mrs.Rajalakshmi

MNA

6

Mr.Rajan

MNA

7

Mr.Karthikeyan

Endoscopy Technician

8

Mrs.Kavitha

FNA

9

Mrs.J.Vithya

Ward Manager

 

SERVICES  OFFERED:

1.Out patient clinic- 6/7 days

2.In patient -32 beds Male 16 Female 16

3.Liver clinic daily - 6 /7

4.Pre transplant op – Thursday

5.Post transplant op – Wednesday

6. Hepatitis B clinic-Tuesday

7. Hepatitis C clinic– Friday

 

DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC SERVICES:

1.Upper GI scopy -30/day

2.Colonoscopy -8-10/day

3.ERCP – 3-4/day

4.EUS – 2/day

5.Oesophageal stricture dilatation,Variceal band ligation,Glue injection ,Foreign body removal , Sclerotherapy,  Polypectomy- as and when required

 

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES:

 

· Clinical case discussion twice a week

· Bed side clinic daily

· Journal club once a week

· Research activity review once a month

· Topic discussion once aweek

· Department audit twice a week

· Pathology discussion twice a month

· Radiology discussion twice a month

· CME every quarterly

· City GI meet once a month

· SGE rounds once in two weeks

· Endoscopic training programme for post graduates

Observership training to other centre for one month

TYPE OF THE COURSE: Medical

Name of the course offered : DM (Medical Gastroenterology)

 

1.Eligiblity – Qualified in  MD General medicine from MCI recogonised Institute.

2. Course Duration – 3 years

3.Sanctioned number of seats - 4 seats /year

4.Affiliated University – The TamilnaduDr.MGR Medical University

5.Selection Procedure – Through NEET exam

 

ACADEMIC CURRICULUM:

Periodic academic activities held in the department

NO

DATE

ACEDAMIC ACTIVITIES

1.

Monday

Clinical Case discussion

2.

Tuesday

Ward rounds

3.

Wednesday

Topic discussion

4.

Thursday

Clinical Case discussion

5.

Friday

Journal Club

6.

Saturday

Theory test

 

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION (NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL –FOR THE PAST 5 YEARS/YEAR WISE):

1.

Study of immune response of Hepatitis B VACCINE among medical interns

2.

An unusual case of colitis.

3.

Varied presentation of diffuse hepatocellular carcinoma

4.

A clinical profile of HBV infection in antenatal women

5.

Profile of patients on the waiting list for cadaveric liver transplant in a public sector hospital over one year period.

6.

Case report on unusual case of PUO

7.

Evaluation of pancreatic mass lesion with EUS-OUR Experience

8.

Our experience in diagnostic EUS in oesophageal and gastric lesions.

9.

Our experience with EUS in Pancreatic Lesions.

10.

Oesophageal duplication cysts: A case report on diagnostic and therapeutic challenge.

11.

Challenges in liver transplant and risk factors and implications associated with opportunistic infection mycobacterium tuberculosis.

12.

Noninvasive prediction of large esophageal varices in chronic liver disease patients.

13.

Success of pneumatic dilatation in achalasia cardia .

14.

Intralesional steroid in corrosive stricture esophagus: A Prospective study

15.

Clinical features, success rate and complications of endotherapy in CBD stone disease- A review.

16.

Post laparoscopic cholecystectomy bile duct injury.

17 .

Pancreatic endotherapy- an instituitonal review.

18.

Cholelithiasis: Clinical manifestations and Associated conditions.

19.

Clinical profile, management and response to therapy in Chronic HCV patients in relation to Vitamin D3 levels.

20.

Study on Chronic HCV patients with Sofosbuvir in Tertiary Care Centre.

21

Portal vein thrombosis

22

Wilson Disease

23

Alcoholic cardio myopathy

24

Prevalence of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in liver cirrhotics:experience at a liver transplant centre

25

Donor and recipient factors influencing Post liver transplant

26

Upper GI injury in patients of corrosive ingestion in a tertiary care centre in South India.

27

Clinical profile and outcome of rodenticide poisoning in a tertiary care centre .

28

Study of cellulitis in cirrhosis in a tertiary care center

29

Clinical and endoscopic profile of Peptic ulcer disease in Liver cirrhotic: Study in a Livertransplant center in South India.

30

Study of clinical profile of patients with pancreatic ascites.

31

Study of Clinical profile profile of patients with Colorectal cancer.

32

Spleen stiffness measurementin Liver cirrhosis patients for Non invasive assessment of esophageal varices using fibroscan.

33

Spectrum of clinical profile and upper gastrointestinal endoscopic findings in patients with dysphagia and its relation to alarm symptoms-A prospective cross sectional study at a tertiary care centre

34

Evidence to the Empirical: A novel clinical score to predict SBP in patients of Chronic liver disease using Ascitic fluid (AF) appearance, symptoms and severity of cirrhosis.

35

Impact of oral hygiene and periodental disease on decompensated liver disease with or without spontaneous bacterial peritonitis

36

A Clinical entity often missed- Solitary Rectal Ulcer Syndrome in children.

37

Association of Portal vein indices with upper gastrointestinal endoscopic findings in patients with cirrhosis of liver

 

ON GOING RESEARCH BY PROFESSORS/ASSISTANT PROFESSORS/MD/MS/POST GRADUATES:

 

  1. Effects of Entecavir on viral markers of chronic hepatitis B patients in a tertiary care centre
  2. Side effect profie of chronic PPI use : experience of a tertiary care centre
  3. Clinico-epidemiological profile of IBD and relation of serum bilirubin with seveerity of IBD in a tertiary care hospital in southern India
  4. Use of Midodrine in pataients of HRS , a case control study
  5. Study of comparision of albumin bilrubin score to MELD and CHILD score in prognosis of cirrhosis in a tertiary care centre
  6. A clinical study to access the outcome of acute kidney injury in patients with decompensated chronic liver disease

      7.LFT abnormalities in COVID 19

      8.EEG and nerve conduction studies in chronic liver disease

      9.Fibroscan in Chronic Hepatitis B and C

      10.Biliary changes in MRCP in patients with Portal hypertension

      11.Assessment of Quality of life in CLD

      12.ECG changes in CLD

      13.Post liver transplant followup

      14.Audit on ERCP

      15.Clinical profile of esophageal stricture dilatation

      16.GI Bleed in COVID pandemic

 

PRIZES AND AWARDS WON:

Awards and Achievements of post graduate students past 5 years/year wise.

1.Bagged first prize in performance both general & interventional procedures.

2.Won first prize twice in Tamil Nadu ISG chapter- “ Prevalence of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in patients with liver cirrhosis: Experience at a liver transplant centre . “

3.Won second prize in APASL 2020 IN Bali- “Evidence to the Empirical: A novel clinical score to predict SBP in patients of Chronic liver disease using     Ascitic fluid (AF)  appearance, symptoms and severity of cirrhosis. “

4. Won first prize in ISG Tamil Nadu meet in Coimbatore in the the category of best papers published from Tamil Nadu in gastroenterology for publication in Japanese Journal of Gastroenterology titled “Evidence to the Empirical: A novel clinical score to predict SBP in patients of Chronic liver disease using Ascitic fluid (AF) appearance, symptoms and severity of cirrhosis. “

 

CMES’WORKSHOP / CONFERENCE CONDUCTED BY THE DEPARTMENT (PAST 5 YEARS/YEAR WISE):

Continuing medical education programme (CMEs) on

1.Pregnancy and Liver disease

2.Abdominal Tuberculosis

3.Sepsis and liver disease

4.Endo ultra sound – Basics to advance

5.GI Emergencies

6.Clash of Titans

 

PUBLIC AWARENESS PROGRAMME

1. World Hepatitis day

2. Cancer awareness Programme