Dr.Elamurugan T P

Dr. Elamurugan TP
Additional Professor
Present Work Location: 
Thursday , 8.30 – 1.00 pm
Medical Registration number: 
TNMC 76004
Academic Qualifications: 

MBBS, D. Ortho, M.S (Gen Surgery), DNB Gen Surg, MNAMS,

Special Area of Interest: 
Diabetic foot and Trauma
  • Mishra S, Sahoo AK, Elamurugan TP, Jagdish S. Polidocanol versus phenol in oil injection sclerotherapy in treatment of internal hemorrhoids: A randomized controlled trial. Turk J Gastroenterol. 2020 May;31(5):378-383. doi: 10.5152/tjg.2020.19276. PMID: 32519957; PMCID: PMC7289163. (Corresponding author)
  • Sreekesh P V, Oseen Seikh, Elamurugan TP, Manwar Ali. Effect of Topical Insulin on Wound Healing in Diabetic Foot Ulcer - A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial. Accepted for publication in Surgical Chronicles June 2021. (Corresponding author)
  • Evangeline M.K. Samuel, Hemamalini Raghuraman, Elamurugan T.P, Nivedita Nanda, Mahalakshmy T, Vikram Kate, Gomathi Shankar. Role of nutritional biomarkers in predicting postoperative complications among patients who undergo elective abdominal surgery. Accepted for publication in Surgical Chronicles March 2021.
  • James SMD, Sureshkumar S, Elamurugan TP, Debasis N, Vijayakumar C, Palanivel C. Comparison of Vacuum-Assisted Closure Therapy and Conventional Dressing on Wound Healing in Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcer: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Niger J Surg. 2019 Jan-Jun;25(1):14-20. doi: 10.4103/njs.NJS_14_18. PMID: 31007506; PMCID: PMC6452767.
  • Chandrasekhar V, Sureshkumar S, Manwar AS, Elamurugan TP, Nelson T, Anandhi A, Palanivel C. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Compared to Petrolatum Gauze and a Bogota Bag to Manage Postoperative Midline Abdominal Wound Dehiscence: A Pilot, Nonrandomized Controlled Trial. Wound Manag Prev. 2020 May;66(5):38-45. PMID: 32401733.
  • Ramasamy I, Sahoo AK, Medapati HG, Elamurugan TP, Nelamangala Ramakrishnaiah VP. Unwanted Diagnosis of a Subcutaneous Swelling. Cureus. 2020 May 15;12(5):e8141. doi: 10.7759/cureus.8141. PMID: 32550061; PMCID: PMC7294882. (Corresponding author)
  • Vemulakonda SHP, Samy AM, Venkatesan PV, Elamurugan TP, Maroju N. A Rare Case of Large Bowel Obstruction Secondary to Bone Grafting. Cureus. 2020 Jun 19;12(6):e8700. doi: 10.7759/cureus.8700. PMID: 32699696; PMCID: PMC7370644. (Corresponding author)
  • Shanmugam L, Priyadarshi K, Kumaresan M, et al. A Rare Case Report of Non-toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae Bloodstream Infection in an Uncontrolled Diabetic With Peripheral Vascular Disease. Cureus. 2021;13(5):e14947. Published 2021 May 10. doi:10.7759/cureus.14947
  • Abdul Jabbar S, Sundaramurthi S, Elamurugan TP, Goneppanavar M, Nelamangala Ramakrishnaiah VP. An Unusual Presentation of Pseudomembranous Colitis. Cureus. 2019 Apr 30;11(4):e4570. doi: 10.7759/cureus.4570. PMID: 31281753; PMCID: PMC6605694.
  • Dudaka A, Sundaramurthi S, Vijayakumar C, Elamurugan TP, Jagdish S. Coinfection of Typhoid Fever With Tuberculosis: A Challenge to Surgical Management. Cureus. 2020 Jun 9;12(6):e8540. doi: 10.7759/cureus.8540. PMID: 32670677; PMCID: PMC7357349.
  • Chinnakkulam Kandhasamy S, Elamurugan TP, Naik D, Rohith G, Nelamangala Ramakrishnaiah VP. Systemic Melioidosis With Ruptured Splenic Abscess. Cureus. 2020 May 4;12(5):e7956. doi: 10.7759/cureus.7956. PMID: 32509481; PMCID: PMC7270831.
  • Gunalan A, Biswas R, Sridharan B, Elamurugan TP. Pathogenic potential of Parabacteroides distasonis revealed in a splenic abscess case: a truth unfolded. BMJ Case Rep. 2020 Dec 13;13(12):e236701. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2020-236701. PMID: 33318274; PMCID: PMC7737074.
  • Deivasigamani A, Vinodhini P, Nelson T, Elamurugan TP, Gs S. An Unwonted Complication of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy: A Case Report. Cureus. 2018;10(10):e3518. Published 2018 Oct 29. doi:10.7759/cureus.3518
  • Gayathri R, Sagili H, Rajagopalan G, Elamurugan TP. Effect of chewing gum on bowel recovery following caesarean section: a randomized controlled trial. Int Surg J 2020;7:3576-80. (Corresponding author)
  • Samal B, Govindarajan R, Elamurugan TP, Mohapatra D. A descriptive study of patterns of traumatic hand injury cases in a tertiary care hospital. Int Surg J 2020;7:1736-41. (Corresponding author)
  • Sreenath GS, Lakshanya Anandhan, Rajagopalan G, Elamurugan TP. Evaluation of factors responsible for advanced foot infection at index presentation among diabetic patients in South India. Int J Surg Sci 2019;3(4):498-502. DOI:https://doi.org/10.33545/surgery.2019.v3.i4i.290 (Corresponding author)
  • Rajiv   Kundlas,   Rajagopalan   G,   Joseph  Alexis,  Sadasivan  Jagadish,  Elamurugan  TP.  Clinico  –  epidemiological profile, pattern and outcome of abdominal trauma in  a  level  1  trauma  centre  in  South  India.  International  Journal  of  Contemporary Medical Research 2020;7(5):E1-E5. (Corresponding author)
  • Murugavel A, Kanth V, Palanivelu ET. Can preoperative serum lactate dehydrogenase levels predict postoperative pulmonary complication following an emergency abdominal surgery? An observational study. Int Surg J 2020;7:248-52 (Corresponding author)
  • Sinouvassan V, Dayalane H, Balagurunathan S, Sahoo AK, Kanth V, Palanivelu ET. Analysis of clinico-demographic risk factors for postoperative pulmonary complications following gastrointestinal surgery. Int Surg J 2020;7:93-7 (Corresponding author)
  • Dutta, S., Elamurugan, T.P., Dubashi, B. et al. 147 Pancreatoduodenectomies: a Single Center’s Perspective into the Epidemiology and Surgical Outcomes of Periampullary and Pancreatic Cancers in South India. J Gastrointest Canc 52, 1035–1045 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12029-020-00534-5
  • Vijayakumar C, Sudharsanan S, Elamurugan TP. Early Transfusion vs. Delayed Transfusion of Blood and other Blood Components in Cirrhotic Patients with Active Bleeding. Adv Res Gastroentero Hepatol. 2019; 12(4): 555842. DOI: 10.19080/ARGH.2019.12.555842
  • K Bharat, C Vijayakumar, TP Elamurugan, Sudharsanan S, Sadasivan J. Primary Pancreatic Tuberculosis: A Rare Case Report. Adv Res Gastroentero Hepatol. 2019; 13(2): 555858. DOI: 10.19080/ARGH.2019.13.555858. (Corresponding author)
  • Kumar A, Kola GST, Elamurugan TP, Kumar H, Dhanasekaran V. Metastatic Hepatocellular Carcinoma Masquerading as Soft Tissue Sarcoma. Clin Surg. 2019; 4: 2413 (Corresponding author)
  • Coexistence of metaplastic carcinoma of the breast with tuberculous axillary lymphadenopathy: A rare occurrence


Intramural Research Projects

  1. Comparative study of the serum Tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA) levels in diabetic patients with and without foot infections. JIP/IEC/2017/168 JIP/Res/Inramural/phs1/2017-18/61
  2. Clinical utility of Serum Lysyl Pyridinoline level in the diagnosis of diabetic foot osteomyelitis JIP/IEC/2018/508 JIP/Res/Inramural/phs2/2019-20/61
  3. Nutritional risk assessment as a predictor of postoperative complications in patients undergoing elective andominal surgery JIP/Res/Inramural/sub com/20-21/113
  4. Development of panel of three-dimensional biomarkers to identify gastric carcinoma and pre-cancerous lesions of the stomach - An analytical cross-sectional study” JIP/Res/Inramural/sub com/20-21/113
  5. Effect of Comprehensive Rehabilitation Program (CRP) on physical and psychological outcome of patients with Mastectomy at a Tertiary care center, South India – An open Randomized Controlled Trial. JIP/Res/Inramural/phs2/20-21/61
  6. Bacteremia due to obligate anaerobes following large bowel surgery – a descriptive study JIP/Res/Inramural/phs2/2017-18/18
Positions Held: 
  1. Treasurer , Association of Surgeons of India - Puducherry state Chapter, 2019-21
  2. Secretary, Association of Surgeons of India - Puducherry State Chapter, 2021-Till date
  3. Member Secretary – JIPMER Annual Report committee
  4. Member – Committee for Trauma Center, Sedarapet
  5. Assistant Member- Secretary of Undergraduate Research Monitoring Committee
  6. Member of Nursing Research Monitoring Committee
  7. Member – JIPMER Scientific Society
Special Clinics: 

Integrated Diabetic Foot Clinic