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NAME OF THE DEPARTMENT : NEUROSURGERY
DEPARTMENT MAIL ID:nsbneurosurgery@gmail.com
DEPARTMENT PHONE NO. (EXTN. NO. 242 )

1.HISTORY
Started in 1967, the Department of Neurosurgery Government Stanley Medical College has progressed under the guidance of various Professors and has emerged as one of the top Govt. Neurosurgical facilities in Tamilnadu.
The department caters to the needs of people of Chennai, northern, central and western districts of Tamilnadu. The Head injury and Spine injury patients admitted under the Tamilnadu Accident and Emergency Initiative (TAEI) are attended to at the Trauma facility of the Hospital by skilled Neurosurgeons, aptly backed by high class in-house Neuro Radiology services. On an average, about 20 patients are attended to at the Zero delay Trauma Surgical ward. Timely intervention is done for emergency trauma cases.
The Outpatient Department functions at No.29 in the ground floor of the new specialty block under construction. The in-patient neurosurgical wards are located at the fifth floor of the eight storied New Surgical Block and the ten bedded Neuro ICU functions from the third floor. Elective neurosurgical procedures are being done at the second floor of the same building. The comprehensive Neurosurgical Department shall be operating from the new specialty block in the near future.
The Neurosurgical OPD functions on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays between 10.00 A.M and 12.00 P.M., attends to all neurosurgical problems in all age groups including pediatric population, and enjoys the supportive services of the Departments of adult and pediatric Neurology.
The Wards have 30 beds and are routinely fully occupied. Brain and spine trauma, Brain and spine space occupying lesions – congenital, benign and malignant, disc prolapse at any spine level, vascular malformations including aneurysms, and hydrocephalus due to any cause are some of the common conditions benefitted by surgical management at the facility.
Various surgeries performed at the Neurosurgical Operation Theatres include Skull base surgeries, Awake surgeries, Aneurysm Surgeries, Epilepsy surgeries, Functional Neurosurgery, Spinal surgeries at all levels from cranio-vertebral junction to sacrum with or without implants. The Operation theatre is equipped with C-arm, Neuro endoscope, Microscope and Neuromonitoring facilities to assist skilful performance of surgeries of brain and spine. With five elective OT days a week, not less than 600 surgeries are performed annually with good outcome.
The Neuro ICU provides comprehensive care by trained nursing staff for post-operative patients and patients with craniospinal trauma. Ventilatory assistance, ICP monitoring, bronchoscopy, limb and chest physiotherapy are some of the facilities available. Neurosurgical emergencies including surgery for head injury are attended to round the clock.
The annual intake is one M.Ch. Neurosurgery Postgraduate seat since 1983, recognized by the Medical Council of India, and affiliated to the Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai.
The MCI has recently approved the increase of seats to three per year from 2019-2020 session. The selection is through NEET SS examination.
2.FACULTY DETAILS –

S.No Name and Designation
1 Prof Y.P.Jacob Grand M.S M.Ch(Neuro) Professor & HOD
2 Prof M.M.Sankar M.Ch(Neuro) Professor
3 Dr.P.Magesh M.Ch(Neuro),D.A., Associate Professor
4 Dr.S.S.Aravind M.Ch(Neuro)
Asst.Professor (Registrar Incharge)
5 Dr.S.Rajkumar M.S,M.Ch(Neuro) Asst.Professor
6 Dr.A.R.Baskar M.Ch (Neuro) Asst.Professor
7 Dr.R.Saravana Santhosh Kumar Asst.Professor


3.SERVICES OFFERED:(Including but not limited to…)
Brain Tumors (Meningiomas, Gliomas, Schawannomas...)
Vascular surgeries (Arterio-venous Malformations, Aneurysm clipping)
Epilepsy Surgeries (Surgery for Mesial Temporal Lobe sclerosis, AmygdaloHippocampectomy, Lesionectomy, Hemispherotomy…)
Spine Surgeries (surgery for Lumbar and Cervical Disc disease, Spinal tumors excision, surgery for CV Junction anomalies)
Spinal Stabilization including Deformity correction (for Traumatic spinal cord injuries, Kyphoscoliosis)
Microvascular Neurosurgery (STA-MCA Bypass Anastomosis)
Cranioplasty for skull defect
Neuro-Endoscopic procedure (Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy for Hydrocephalus, colloid cyst excision)
Trans-sphenoidal endoscopic excision of tumours
Pediatric Cranial surgeries (Surgery for Craniosynostosis, Brain tumors - Medulloblastomas, Ependymomas…)
Pediatric Spine Neurosurgery (SpinalDysraphism, Tethered cord syndrome, Lipomeningomyelocoele)
Surgery for Traumatic Brain Injuries (Acute SDH, EDH, Brain contusions and ICH…)
Stroke surgeries (Ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, external ventricular drainage…)
Beneficiaries include members of CMCHIS (Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme) and PM Scheme (PMJAY)

a. ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

Name of course offered Eligibility Course duration Sanctioned No.of seats Date of starting course Affiliated universit y Selecti on procedure MCI recogn ised or not
MCh Neurosurgery   3 3 1982 TN Dr.MGR MEDICAL UNIVERSITY NEET SS YES

 


b. ACADEMIC CURRICULUM: (Periodic academic activities held in the Department)

 

 

 

No POST GRADUATE
1 Theory classes 54/year
2 Clinical Seminars 48/year
3 Journal Clubs 52/year
4 Case presentations 148/year
5 Group discussions 100/year
6 Guest lectures 12/year
7 Neuropathology Meet 12/year




4.DEPARTMENT MUSEUM: (DESCRIPTION WITH PHOTOS)
5.LABORATORY (DESCRIPTION WITH PHOTOS AND ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED).
6.RESEARCH PUBLICATION (NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL)-LAST 3 YEARS- LIST

 

 

  1. AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF THE RESULTS OF POSTERIOR FOSSA DECOMPRESSION AND LAX DUROPLASTY IN CHIARI 1 MALFORMATIONS – Vol 5, issue 03, March 2017.

 

  1. A RARE CASE OF DUMBBELL – SHAPED SPINAL EPIDURAL CAPILLARY

HEMANGIOMA – VOL 4(2), ISSUE APRIL – JUNE 2017.

 

 

  1. VERTEBROPLASTY AUGMENTATION PROCEDURE – PERCUTANEOUS VERTEBROPLASTY – VOL 8 ISSUE 2 ,FEB 2019 GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS. AUTHOR – PROF DR.Y.P.JACOB GRAND, DR.K.UDHAYADASAN,DR.M.M.SANKAR

 

  1. USE OF USB ANDROID / PC BORESCOPE INSPECTION CAMERA IN NEUROSURGERY – VOL 7 ISSUE 2,FEB 2019 JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE AND CLINICAL RESEARCH.AUTHOR – PROF Y.P.JACOB GRAND, DR.P.PALLAVAN,DR.M.M.SANKAR
  1. EASY BONE GRAFTING TECHNIQUE FOR ANTERIOR CERVICAL DISCECTOMY AND FUSION SURGERY- VOL 7 ISSUE 2,FEB 2019 JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE AND CLINICAL RESEARCH.AUTHOR DR.P.PALLAVAN, PROF Y.P.JACOB GRAND, DR.M.M.SANKAR
  1. USING OF DENTAL ULTRASONIC SCALAR AS – MAR 2019 INDIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED RESEARCH . AUTHOR DR.P.PALLAVAN, PROF Y.P.JACOB GRAND, DR.M.M.SANKAR

 

  1. MORPHOLOGICAL SHAPES OF PINEAL GLAND IN SOUTH INDIAN POPULATION-AUTOPSY STUDY – VOL8 ISSUE 2,FEB 2019 GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS. AUTHOR DR.P.PALLAVAN,DR.P.MANNAR MANNAN,DR.M.M.SANKAR.

 

  1. NEUROENDOSCOPIC EXCISION OF THIRD VENTRICULAR COLLOID CYST –OUR INSTITUTIONAL EXPERIENCE – VOL 7 ISSUE 3 MARCH 2019 JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE AND CLINICAL RESEARCH. PROF M.M.SHANKAR , DR.PALLAVAN


7.ON- GOING RESEARCH – LIST
8.DISSERTATION
1. An analytical study on the clinical and radiologicalfollowup of endoscopic third ventriculostomy in patients with hydrocephalus – Dr.Saravana santhosh kumar
2.Cadaveric morphometric study of Anterior clinoid process and sphenoid ridge – Dr.Pallavan
3.The study of prevalence of High riding vertebralartery in south indian population –Dr.Udhayadasan.
9.PRIZES AND AWARDS WON (DESCRIPTION WITH PHOTOS)
10.MEDAL EXAM (DESCRIPTION WITH PHOTOS) OR ANY
COMPETITION ROUTINELY CONDUCTED IN THE DEPARTMENT.
11.CME/CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP CONDUCTED BY THE DEPARTMENT
(DESCRIPTION WITH PHOTOS).
Management of Traumatic Spinal cord injury on world spine day 16th October 2018 – Guest speaker -Prof.Dr.Ranganathan Jothi.
Trigeminal Neuralgia Recent treatment advances – Guest speaker – Prof.Dr.V.G.Ramesh


12.CME/CONFERENCE/WORKSHOPS ATTENDED BY THE DEPARTMENT
(PHOTOS IF AVAILABLE)
13.ANY WORK OF EXCELLENCE/AWARDS RECEIVED BY FACULTIES
(ACADEMIC OR NON-ACADEMIC)-DESCRIPTION WITH PHOTOS
14.ANY OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION

 

sno Days OP
1 Monday NS2
2 Tuesday NS1
3 Thursday NS2
4 Saturday NS1