JIPMER
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research

Notice Board

SIGNIFICANT EVENTS IN THE DEPARTMENT

Visiting Faculty (International)

  • Prof.Patrick Henry, Professor and Head of Department, Department of Cardiology,

Lariboisiere Hospital, Paris, France,

  • Dr. Georgios Sideris, Associate Professor, Department of Cardiology, Lariboisiere

Hospital,  Paris, France,

  • Dr. Eugene Downar, Professor of Electrophysiology, Toronto General Hospital,

Toronto, Canada

  • Dr. J. Thompson Sullebarger, M.D, Chief, Cardiology Section, Tampa

General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, United States of America

  • Dr. Louis Carnendran, Heart & Family Health Institute, Westside Regional Medical

Center, Port St Lucie, Florida, United States of America

Visiting Faculty( National)

  • Dr.Sriram Rajagopal, Head of the Department, Department of Cardiology, Southern

Railway Head Quarters Hospital, Chennai

  • Dr. BRJ Kannan, Consultant Pediatric Cardiologist, Vadamalayan Hospital, Madurai
  • Dr. Karthikeyan G, Additional Professor, Department of Cardiology, AIIMS, New Delhi
  • Dr. K. Uma Maheswari, Ph.D., Deakin Indo-Australia Chair Professor & Associate Dean (Chemistry, Bioengineering & Pharmacy),Centre for Nanotechnology & Advanced Biomaterials,School of Chemical & Biotechnology, SASTRA University, Thanjavur , Tamilnadu

Upgradation of Educational Facilities

Increased the number of DM( Cardiology) seats from three in 2011 to four  in 2012

Commenced the training of undergraduate students from Paris 7 University, Paris,

France  in 2011.

All the zones of the department was wifi enabled for seamless internet access by residents and faculty.

Upgradation of Research Facilities

  • Established Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging System ( Volcano) with Integrated

fractional Flow Reserve in Cardiac Cath Lab

  • Established a new 10 MHz Vascular Doppler System for Carotid Intima Medial

Thickness, Brachial flow Mediated Vasodilation Studies ( Philips)

  • Established Advanced Echocardiography Laboratory with Strain Rate Imaging and

three dimensional echocardiography( Philips IE33)

  • Established Coronary Doppler Wire System in Cath lab for haemodynamic research

in Vascular trees ( St Jude Radiflow)

  • Established Cardiac CT and MRI imaging systems in collaboration with Department

of  Radiodiagnosis (Seimens, Philips)

  • Estabished point of care assay of Cardiac Biomarkers including Toponin, BNP, D

dimer (Roche)

UPGRADATION OF PATIENT CARE FACILITIES

  • Establishment of facility for complex 3D mapping based ablation procedures with installation of state of the art CARTO-3 electroanatomical mapping system in January 2012
  • Established Outpatient  Radial Coronary Angioplasty programme  improving  the patient comfort, decreasing complications and shortening the  hospital stay of patients.
  • Established Advanced Peripheral Angioplasty and Endovascular stenting programme
  • Established Hybrid surgico-invasive procedures with the departments of CTVS and Surgical Gastro enterology
  • Established an ongoing programme for Trans Arterial Chemo Embolization( TACE) with department of surgical gastroenterology
  • Established a programme of Chemical Pericardiodesis  in patients with malignant pericardial effusion.

 

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