Dr. Dhandapani Sivashanmugam

Secretary, CEMIBSS
Fellow in Minimally Invasive & Endoscopic Neurosurg, Weill Cornell, NY, USA
Additional Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
(PGIMER)(Institute of National Importance)
Sector 12, Chandigarh-160012, India
ssdhandapani.neurosurg@gmail.com
https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=jyATwgUAAAAJ&hl=en
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Education

Weill Cornell Medical College
Minimally Invasive & Endoscopic Neurosurgery Fellowship,
New York, United States

All India Institute of Medical Sciences
M.Ch., Neurosurgery
New Delhi, India

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research
M.B.,B.S.,
Puducherry, Pondicherry, India

Past Faculty Experience:

Asst. Professor, CMC, Vellore

Assoc. Prof, PIMS, Puducherry

Asst. Professor, Safdarjung Hospital & VMMC, New Delhi

International Training:

Weill Cornell, NY, USA

INI, Hannover, Germany; NCVC, Osaka, Japan

NTRI, The Alfred, Melbourne, Australia

DYBTRH, Ankara & EUH, Kayseri: Turkey

Courses/Affiliations : NSI, NASS, NSSI, NTSI, SBSSI, ISCVS, NSSA, AO Spine, ATLS, DNA, ANNWZ

Awards and Honors

  • Min. Inv. Endoscopic Neurosurg. Fellowship, 2015, Weill Cornell, NY, USA
  • WFNS Young Neurosurgeon Scholarship, 2017, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Japan-India Young Neurosurgeon Scholarship, 2012, Osaka, Japan
  • Asia Pacific Trauma QI Fellowship, 2010, Melbourne, Australia
  • NextGen Young Neurosurgeon Award (2 nd): 6 th INSU (AASNS), 2016, Mumbai
  • PGIMER Annual Research Day Award, 2017, Chandigarh
  • PGIMER Annual Research Day Award, 2016, Chandigarh
  • KK Bisaria Best paper award (First prize): Neurocon 2011, Bengaluru
  • ISCVS Best paper award (First prize): Neurovascon 2013, Hyderabad
  • ISCVS Best paper award (Second): Neurovascon 2012, Mumbai
  • SBSSI Best paper award (Second): Skull Base 2011, Vellore
  • JB Modi Best paper award (First prize): NTSI conference 2010, Chennai
  • JB Modi Best paper award (First prize): NTSI conference 2006, New Delhi
  • JB Modi Best paper award (First prize): NTSI conference 2005, Kolkata
  • All India 7 th rank : AIIMS MD/ MS entrance exam Nov, 2000
  • Dr. V. Gupta Gold medal for the best MBBS graduate of JIPMER, 2000
  • First place in Pegasus medical quiz (CMC, Vellore), 2000
  • First place in Pegasus medical quiz (CMC, Vellore), 1999
  • First place in IAP pre-zonal pediatric quiz (Madurai), 1999
  • Gold medals in Medicine, Psychiatry, P&SM, O&G, Dermatology, Forensic Medicine, Pharmacology, Microbiology and Biochemistry (JIPMER).
  • Certificates of distinction in Surgery, Medicine, P&SM, O&G, Ophthalmology, Forensic Medicine, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Pathology, Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry (JIPMER).
  • State first rank in Higher secondary examination, Tamil Nadu, 1995
  • First rank in Tamil Nadu Professional courses entrance examination, 1995
  • Tenth rank in National level science talent search examination, 1995
  • State fifth rank in Matriculation examination, Tamil Nadu, 1993

Publications

  1. “Microendoscopic” versus “pure endoscopic” surgery for spinal intradural mass lesions: a comparative study and review. Spine J . 2018. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2018.02.002
  2. Endonasal endoscopic reoperation for residual or recurrent craniopharyngiomas. J Neurosurg . 2017;126(2):418-30. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2016.1.jns152238
  3. Reoperative endoscopic endonasal surgery for residual or recurrent pituitary adenomas. J Neurosurg . 2017;127(2):397-408. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2016.8.Jns152709
  4. Contralateral supraorbital keyhole approach to medial optic nerve lesions: an anatomoclinical study. J Neurosurg . 2017;126(3):940-4. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2016.3.jns1634
  5. The hyperextension triad of type II odontoid fracture, posterior atlantoaxial dislocation (reducible in flexion), and C1 posterior arch fracture: implications on emergency management and anterior versus posterior surgical approach. Spine J . 2016;16(1):e43-4. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2015.09.014
  6. Chance fracture in ankylosing spondylitis–not merely by chance! Danger of injudicious use of skull traction. Spine J . 2015;15(11):e47-8. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2015.06.065
  7. Idiopathic ankylosis of lumbar spine after nonfusion surgery. Spine J . 2015;15(9):2101-2. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2015.04.045
  8. “Artifactual fracture-subluxation” of cervical spine in computed tomography screening sans plain radiographs. Spine J . 2013;13(11):e45-8. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2013.06.074
  9. Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T variant and hyperhomocysteinemia in subarachnoid hemorrhage patients from India. Metab Brain Dis . 2018. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11011-018-0268-5
  10. Comparative evaluation of H&H and WFNS grading scales with modified H&H (sans systemic disease): A study on 1000 patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurosurg Rev . 2018;41(1):241-7. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10143-017-0843-y
  11. Independent impact of plasma homocysteine levels on neurological outcome following head injury. Neurosurg Rev . 2018;41(2):513-7. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10143-017-0880-6
  12. Grade IV and V arteriovenous malformations. J Neurosurg . 2003;99(2):438-9; author reply 9-40.
  13. Contiguous triple spinal dysraphism associated with Chiari malformation Type II and hydrocephalus: an embryological conundrum between the unified theory of Pang and the unified theory of McLone. J Neurosurg Pediatr . 2016;17(1):103-6. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2015.6.peds15179
  14. “Horseshoe cord terminus” sans filum around a bone spur: a rare composite of faulty gastrulation with agenesis of secondary neurulation: case report. J Neurosurg Pediatr . 2013;12(4):411-3. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2013.7.peds13221
  15. Cavernous Sinus Invasion in Pituitary Adenomas: Systematic Review and Pooled Data Meta-Analysis of Radiologic Criteria and Comparison of Endoscopic and Microscopic Surgery. World Neurosurg . 2016;96:36-46. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2016.08.088
  16. Impact of Early Leukocytosis and Elevated High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein on Delayed Cerebral Ischemia and Neurologic Outcome After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. World Neurosurg . 2016;90:91-5. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2016.02.049
  17. Validation of a New Clinico-Radiological Grading for Compound Head Injury: Implications on the Prognosis and the Need for Surgical Intervention. World Neurosurg . 2015;84(5):1244-50. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2015.05.058
  18. Median Supraorbital Keyhole Approach for Clipping Ruptured Distal Anterior Cerebral Artery Aneurysm: Technical Report with Review of Literature. World Neurosurg . 2018;112:73-6. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.01.100
  19. Bevacizumab for Radiation Induced Optic Neuritis Among Aggressive Residual/Recurrent Suprasellar Tumors: More Than a Mere Antineoplastic Effect. World Neurosurg . 2017;107:1044.e5-.e10. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2017.07.111
  20. Study of Cognitive Impairments Following Clipping of Ruptured Anterior Circulation Aneurysms. World Neurosurg . 2018. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.06.048
  21. Prospective study of the correlation between admission plasma homocysteine levels and neurological outcome following subarachnoid hemorrhage: a case for the reverse epidemiology paradox? Acta Neurochir (Wien) . 2015;157(3):399-407. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00701-014-2297-0
  22. Does the impact of elective temporary clipping on intraoperative rupture really influence neurological outcome after surgery for ruptured anterior circulation aneurysms?–A prospective multivariate study. Acta Neurochir (Wien) . 2013;155(2):237-46. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00701-012-1571-2
  23. Prospective comparison of simple suturing and elevation debridement in compound depressed fractures with no significant mass effect. Acta Neurochir (Wien) . 2015;157(2):305-9. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00701-014-2296-1
  24. Study of trends in anthropometric nutritional indices and the impact of adiposity among patients of subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurol India . 2015;63(4):531-6. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0028-3886.162026
  25. Spinal dural arterio-venous fistula: clinico-radiological profile and outcome following surgical occlusion in an Indian neurosurgical center. Neurol India . 2013;61(4):406-10. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0028-3886.117616
  26. Visual outcome in 2000 eyes following microscopic transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary adenomas: Protracted blindness should not be a deterrent. Neurol India . 2016;64(6):1247-53. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0028-3886.193829
  27. Dose fractionated gamma knife radiosurgery for large arteriovenous malformations on daily or alternate day schedule outside the linear quadratic model: Proof of concept and early results. A substitute to volume fractionation. Neurol India . 2017;65(4):826-35. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/neuroindia.NI_220_17
  28. How long can the optic nerve defy compression? Neurol India . 2018;66(1):288-9. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0028-3886.222838
  29. Comprehensive neuro-ophthalmological assessment in pituitary tumors. Neurol India . 2017;65(3):690-1. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0028-3886.205894
  30. Stroke in children due to an oral injury. Neurol India . 2017;65(3):689. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0028-3886.205899
  31. Outcome prediction in traumatic brain injury: Is it a “Holy Grail?”. Neurol India . 2017;65(1):87-8. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0028-3886.198243
  32. “Stroke by pencil”: A friend turned fiend. Neurol India . 2017;65(1):206-7. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0028-3886.198224
  33. Spinal dysraphism masking the presentation of spinal dural arteriovenous fistula: A serendipitous development or a congenital predisposition to an early-onset variant of spinal dural arteriovenous fistula? Neurol India . 2016;64(6):1380-1. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0028-3886.193830
  34. Posttraumatic ventriculosubgaleal fistula with underlying hydrocephalus. Neurol India . 2016;64(3):574-5. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0028-3886.181581
  35. Is adiposity more than a mere bystander in SAH? Neurol India . 2016;64(1):197-8. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0028-3886.173620
  36. The triad of holocord syringomyelia, Chiari malformation and tethered cord: amelioration with simple detethering–a case for revisiting traction hypothesis? Neurol India . 2014;62(6):708-9. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0028-3886.149450
  37. Renal small cell carcinoma presenting with solitary lumbar intradural metastasis. Neurol India . 2014;62(5):561-3. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0028-3886.144494
  38. Subependymoma causing conus-cauda syndrome: cured by total excision. Neurol India . 2013;61(6):675-7. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0028-3886.125375
  39. Unusual presentation of hyperphagia after surgery for fourth ventricular ependymoma: accessory satiety center or hypothalamic seedlings? Neurol India . 2013;61(3):320-1. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0028-3886.115086
  40. Third ventricular cyst presenting with bobble head doll movements and tactile hallucinations. Neurol India . 2013;61(1):87-8. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0028-3886.108030
  41. Is ligation and division of anterior third of superior sagittal sinus really safe? Clin Neurol Neurosurg . 2013;115(10):1998-2002. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clineuro.2013.06.003
  42. Lumbar Drains Decrease the Risk of Postoperative Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak Following Endonasal Endoscopic Surgery for Suprasellar Meningiomas in Patients With High Body Mass Index. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) . 2018;14(1):66-71. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ons/opx070
  43. Comparative evaluation of MRS and SPECT in prognostication of patients with mild to moderate head injury. J Clin Neurosci . 2014;21(5):745-50. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2013.07.038
  44. Factors influencing outcome in patients with colloid cysts who present with acute neurological deterioration. J Clin Neurosci . 2018. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2018.06.006
  45. Hemorrhage in astroblastoma: An unusual manifestation of an extremely rare entity. J Clin Neurosci . 2016;25:147-50. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2015.05.058
  46. Pressure ulcer in patients with severe traumatic brain injury: significant factors and association with neurological outcome. J Clin Nurs . 2014;23(7-8):1114-9. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jocn.12396
  47. Serum albumin level in spontaneous subarachnoid haemorrhage: More than a mere nutritional marker! Br J Neurosurg . 2017:1. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02688697.2017.1344615
  48. Non traumatic vertebral lesions: incremental utility of PET-CT over MRI and FNAC in a suggested diagnostic algorithm. Br J Neurosurg . 2017:1-5. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02688697.2017.1301377
  49. Tectal glioma presenting with clinical triad of obesity, amenorrhea and central cord syndrome with radiological pentad of hydrocephalus, empty sella, suprapineal diverticula, Chiari and syrinx. Childs Nerv Syst . 2017;33(2):385-7. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00381-016-3266-0
  50. Revisiting the metastatic potential of childhood pineal parenchymal tumor of intermediate differentiation: a case report. Childs Nerv Syst . 2016;32(7):1183-5. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00381-016-3117-z
  51. Landmarks to Identify Petrous Apex Through Endonasal Approach Without Transgression of Sinus. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base . 2018;79(2):156-60. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0037-1604388
  52. Evaluation of Radiological Indicators of Surgical Plane of Meningiomas. Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base . 2016;77(S 02):LFP-01-3. doi: http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.1055/s-0036-1592563
  53. Spectrum of Visual Deficits Associated with Pituitary Adenoma and Factors Determining Visual Outcome in More Than 2,000 Eyes. Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base . 2016;77(S 02):FP-02-. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0036-1592443
  54. Endonasal Endoscopic Surgery for Recurrent Craniopharyngiomas Can Be Equally Effective as Initial Surgery and Ought to Be Offered before Contemplating Radiation. Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base . 2016;77(S 02):LFP-10-03. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0036-1592607
  55. Keyhole vs Pterional Approach for Clipping Ruptured Anterior Circulation Aneurysms. Turkish neurosurgery . 2017;27(S):294-5.
  56. Pain perception following different neurosurgical procedures: a quantitative prospective study. Contemp Nurse . 2016;52(4):477-85. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10376178.2016.1222240
  57. Serum lipid profile spectrum and delayed cerebral ischemia following subarachnoid hemorrhage: Is there a relation? Surg Neurol Int . 2015;6(Suppl 21):S543-8. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2152-7806.168067
  58. The prognostic significance of the timing of total enteral feeding in traumatic brain injury. Surg Neurol Int . 2012;3:31. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2152-7806.93858
  59. Study of factors determining caregiver burden among primary caregivers of patients with intracranial tumors. Surg Neurol Int . 2015;6:160. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2152-7806.167084
  60. Trends in cognitive dysfunction following surgery for intracranial tumors. Surg Neurol Int . 2016;7(Suppl 7):S190-5. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2152-7806.179229
  61. Is “en-bloc” excision, an option for select large vascular meningiomas? Surg Neurol Int . 2013;4:102. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2152-7806.116307
  62. Totally extradural spinal en plaque meningiomas – Diagnostic dilemmas and treatment strategies. Surg Neurol Int . 2014;5(Suppl 7):S291-4. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2152-7806.139610
  63. Marker-CT assisted surgery using household key ring: A simple substitute to frameless stereotaxy for developing countries. Surg Neurol Int . 2014;5:109. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2152-7806.137195
  64. Pupil sparing oculomotor nerve paresis after anterior communicating artery aneurysm rupture: False localizing sign or acute microvascular ischemia? Surg Neurol Int . 2015;6:46. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2152-7806.153877
  65. Frontal lobe signs after posterior fossa surgery: Is hypoperfusion ignored? Surg Neurol Int . 2016;7:20. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2152-7806.176673
  66. Solid hemangioblastoma in the cerebellopontine angle: Importance of external carotid blood supply with regard to the probable site of origin and preoperative embolization. Surg Neurol Int . 2016;7(Suppl 1):S1-4.
  67. Endonasal Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Resection of Tuberculum Sella Meningioma with Anterior Cerebral Artery Encasement. Cureus . 2015;7(8):e311. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7759/cureus.311
  68. Types of Azygos Distal Anterior Cerebral Artery Branching Patterns: Relevance in Aneurysmal Surgery. Cureus . 2016;8(7):e681. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7759/cureus.681
  69. Prevalence and Trends in the Neuropsychological Burden of Patients having Intracranial Tumors with Respect to Neurosurgical Intervention. Annals of Neurosciences . 2017;24(2):105-10. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000475899
  70. The economic divide in outcome following severe head injury. Asian J Neurosurg . 2012;7(1):17-20. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1793-5482.95690
  71. Prognostic significance of age in traumatic brain injury. J Neurosci Rural Pract . 2012;3(2):131-5. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0976-3147.98208
  72. Desperate Measures: Shunt Insertion under Local Anesthesia. J Neurosci Rural Pract . 2017;8(Suppl 1):S153-s4. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/jnrp.jnrp_7_17R1
  73. Quality of life among children who had undergone ventriculoperitoneal shunt surgery. J Pediatr Neurosci . 2018;13(2):189-94. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/jpn.Jpn_118_17
  74. Posterior approach to suboccipital-craniovertebral junction in patients with occipital pressure ulcer – Proposal of Y shaped occipito-cervical incision. J Pediatr Neurosci . 2014;9(2):205-6. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1817-1745.139376
  75. Trigonocephaly: A simple modified technique. J Pediatr Neurosci . 2014;9(2):125-8. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1817-1745.139305
  76. Ventriculitis and hydrocephalus with hypoglycorrhachia in congenital toxoplasma infection. J Pediatr Neurosci . 2016;11(1):91-2. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1817-1745.181270
  77. Sclerosing cholangitis and intracranial lymphoma in a child with classical Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome. Pediatr Blood Cancer . 2017;64(1):106-9. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pbc.26196
  78. Anaphylaxis during intraoperative indocyanine green angiography: A complication to watch out. Journal of Neuroanaesthesiology and Critical Care . 2016;3(2):126-8. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2348-0548.182329
  79. Left Common Carotid Artery Agenesis with Hypoplastic Left Internal Carotid Artery Originating from the Aortic Arch: A Rare Anomaly Presenting with Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysm and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. J Clin Interv Radiol . 2016;1:49-52. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0036-1597952
  80. Knowledge and attitude about seizures among caregivers of patients with supratentorial craniotomy. International Journal of Epilepsy . 2016;1(3):56. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijep.2015.12.038
  81. Prognostic value of admission serum albumin levels in patients with head injury. Pan Arab J Neurosurg . 2009;13(1):60-5.
  82. Idiopathic lumbar epidural lipomatosis: A rare cause of lumbar canal stenosis. Pan Arab J Neurosurg . 2010;14(2):117-8.
  83. Role of whole-brain computed tomography perfusion in head injury patients to predict outcome. Indian J Radiol Imaging . 2017;27(3):268-73. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijri.IJRI_454_16
  84. A giant intracranial hydatid cyst in a child: Intraoperative anaesthetic concerns. Indian J Anaesth . 2014;58(4):477-9. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0019-5049.139018
  85. Fungal Mycotic Aneurysm in a Case of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Indian J Hematol Blood Transfus . 2016;32(Suppl 1):32-7. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12288-015-0574-6
  86. Role of Stroke Nurse in Hospital, Rural Settings and Telestroke. International Journal of Stroke . 2016;11(Supp 3):12
  87. Randomized controlled trial of magnesium sulphate in severe closed traumatic brain injury. The Indian Journal of Neurotrauma . 2008;5(1):27-33. doi: http://dx.doi.org/http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0973-0508(08)80025-1
  88. Clinical malnutrition in severe traumatic brain injury: Factors associated and outcome at 6 months. The Indian Journal of Neurotrauma . 2007;4(1):35-9. doi: http://dx.doi.org/http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0973-0508(07)80009-8
  89. Prospective longitudinal study of biochemical changes in critically ill patients with severe traumatic brain injury: Factors associated and outcome at 6 months. The Indian Journal of Neurotrauma . 2010;7(1):23-7. doi: http://dx.doi.org/http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0973-0508(10)80007-3
  90. Single photon emission computed tomography evaluation in patients with mild to moderate head injury. The Indian Journal of Neurotrauma . 2010;7(2):107-11. doi: http://dx.doi.org/http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0973-0508(10)80024-3
  91. Serum ionic magnesium in traumatic brain injury. The Indian Journal of Neurotrauma . 2005;2(2):103-6. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0973-0508(05)80023-1
  92. Mid arm muscle circumference monitoring in severe head injury. The Indian Journal of Neurotrauma . 2006;3(2):107-11.
  93. A Randomized Controlled Trial to Assess the Efficacy of Auditory Stimulation on Selected Parameters of Comatose Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury. The Indian Journal of Neurotrauma . 2015;12(02):128-34. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0035-1569470
  94. Delayed lower motor neuron facial palsy contralateral to surgical decompression in patients with head injury: Report of two cases. The Indian Journal of Neurotrauma . 2009;6(1):67-8. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0973-0508(09)80030-0
  95. Post operative pituitary apoplexy in a case of giant pituitary adenoma. The Internet Journal of Neurosurgery . 2009;6(2).
  96. Einfluss des elektiven temporären Clippings auf intraoperative Aneurysmarupturen. Neurochirurgie Scan . 2013;1(03):193-4. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0033-1345015
  97. Knowledge and Attitude About Seizures Among Caregivers of Patients With Supratentorial Craniotomy. Research & Reviews: Journal of Medicine . 2015;18(40):41-60.
  98. Conservative management in recurrent glioblastoma multiforme. Progress in Clinical Neurosciences . 2012;27:215-9. doi: http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.13140/2.1.1304.4005
  99. Management of Seizures. Clinical Neurosciences and Critical Care Nursing : Jaypee; 2014. p. 222-30.
  100. Neurological Assessment. Clinical Neurosciences and Critical Care Nursing : Jaypee; 2014. p. 142-61.
  101. Quality of life of adult patients with ventriculo-peritoneal shunt. Nursing & Midwifery Research Journal . 2018;14(2):87-99.

Scientific Paper Presentations

  1. Efficacy of Endoscopy for Intradural spinal lesions: WFNS 2017, Istanbul; NSICON 2016, Chennai; Neuroendos 2016, Delhi; WESS 2016, Bubaneswar
  2. Keyhole vs Pterional approach for clipping ruptured aneurysms: WFNS 2017, Istanbul; ICCVS & AASNS 16, Mumbai; NSSICON 2016, Srinagar
  3. Recurrent craniophar.: Endonasal endosc. Sx Vs Radiation: ESBS 2016, Berlin
  4. Visual outcome in 2000 eyes after pituitary adenoma surgery: ESBS 2016, Berlin
  5. BMD & Osteoporosis in Acromegaly: Pituitary Congress 2017, Orlando, USA
  6. Sino-Nasal QOL in Micro. & Endo. TSS: Pituitary Congress 2017, Orlando,USA
  7. CSI in pituitary tumors-Metaanalysis: ACNS 2018, Dubai; NSICON 17, Nagpur
  8. Endoscopic GTR of colloid cysts: ACNS 2018, Dubai; NSSICON 18, Lucknow
  9. 3 rd vent. tumors: Endonasal Vs Transvent. Endosc.: IndSPNCON 18, Hyderabad
  10. Cognitive Deficits Following Aneurysm Rupture: CNS 2015, New Orleans, USA
  11. Impact of Anthropometric & Adiposity in SAH: CNS 2015, New Orleans, USA
  12. tHcy & hs-CRP in SAH: CNS 2014, Boston & Neurovascon 2013, Hyderabad
  13. TC in aneurysm surgery: CNS 2013, San Francisco; JINC 2012, Osaka
  14. Role of MRI on op. findings of Mening.: CNS 2014, Boston; ESBS 2016, Berlin
  15. Role of surgery in compound head injury: CNS 2013, San Francisco, USA
  16. Neuroendoscopy in children: SANC 2012, Kathmandu; 6 th IFNE 2013 , Mumbai
  17. CVJ traumatic injuries: SANC 2012, Kathmandu; Neurotrauma 2013, Guwahati
  18. Percutaneous pedicle screw fixation: Neurotrauma 17, Ooty; ISSFN 17, Chd
  19. Endoscopy for intracranial cystic lesions: NSICON 2014, Coimbatore
  20. Results of odontoid screw fixation: Spine 2014, Ahmedabad
  21. SAH management-Trends in Spine surgery: SINN/NSICON 2014, Coimbatore
  22. Stabilization of C2 fracture: Skullbase 2013, Chandigarh & Spine 2011, Bengaluru
  23. Neuronavigation- Routine surgical tool: ISSFN 2011, Chennai
  24. En-bloc excision of large meningiomas: Skullbase Conference 2011, Vellore
  25. MRS Vs SPECT in patients with TBI: NSICON 2011, Bengaluru
  26. SPECT in patients with Head Injury: Neurotrauma-con 2010, Chennai
  27. RCT of Magnesium sulphate in severe TBI: SANC 2007, New Delhi
  28. Biochemical changes following TBI: SANC 2007, New Delhi
  29. Nutritional monitoring in severe TBI: Neurotrauma-con 2006, New Delhi
  30. Spinal arteriovenous lesions-AIIMS experience: Spine 2006, Jaipur
  31. Prognostic value of serum albumin in TBI: NSICON 2006, Madurai
  32. The economic divide in outcome after TBI: NSICON 2006, Madurai

Other Conferences & Workshops Attended

  • CNS Course in Endoscopic and Keyhole Skull Base Surgery, 2014, Boston, USA
  • Asia Pacific Trauma QI Seminar 2010, Melbourne, Australia
  • Trauma Conference, 2010, Melbourne, Australia
  • SEARAME 2014, Colombo
  • SIGNET Workshop on Evidence-based Decision-making, 2013, Chandigarh
  • AO Spine Principles Course 2011, Chennai
  • AO Spine Advances Course 2012, Bengaluru
  • WESS-IFNE Endospine workshop 2013, Mumbai
  • IITTSS-ACMISST Min. Inv. Spine Surgery (MISS) workshop 2013, Pune-Goa
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Course 2010, New Delhi
  • Cadaveric Endosc. Workshops 2010, Chennai; 2013, Chandigarh; 2015, Mumbai
  • Endoneurocon Skull Base Workshop 2013, Madurai
  • 3D Microneurosurgery Workshop 2011, Jaipur
  • AIIMS Annual Microneurosurgery Workshops 2001-2006, 2010, New Delhi
  • AIIMS Spinal Surgery Workshop 2010, New Delhi
  • Brachial Plexus Cadaveric Workshop 2010, AIIMS, New Delhi

Projects:

Efficacy and Safety of AP 12009 in Patients with Recurrent or Refractory Anaplastic Astrocytoma or Secondary Glioblastoma (SAPPHIRE) (International Project Completed)

Genetic, molecular and clinico-pathological characterization of Craniopharyngioma (International with QMH, London)

Cognitive Impairments Following Treatment of Ruptured Aneurysms (Intramural)

Clinico-radiological factors determining outcome after spine injury (Intramural)

Biochemical factors determining outcome following SAH (Intramural)

Factors influencing outcome of neuro-endoscopic interventions (Intra-mural)

Rats as animal models in sub-millimetric microvascular anastomosis (Intra-mural)

Reviewer:

The Spine Journal, Neurology, Plos One, Neurocritical Care, World Neurosurgery, Neurology India, The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, Disability & Rehabilitation, BMJ Open, BMC Research Notes, Journal of Spine surgery

Part of Committees of Indo-US collaboration on Low Cost Medical Devices & Vitamin D interventions (DBT)

Part of Committee for PMSSY under Min. of H&FW

Examiner for PhD exams in AIIMS, New Delhi