::Departments : Clinical : Otorhinolaryngology
Department: ENT
 
 
Short History of the Department
 
 
ENT department of govt general hospital is functioning over  half a century . DR. Parathasarathy, Sub Asst Surgeon was the in-charge during the  initial days of the department. Later on DR. S. Luther who had some training in ENT in England took over the charge. exactly the year 1925, it was decided to send somebody for specialised training in ENT diseases and DR. Cherian was sent abroad for the purpose. From 1925 to 1927 DR. Benzamin and DR. Santhanakrishnapillai of Radiology department looked after ENT clinic. Since 1927 DR. Cherian took over charge and made arrangements for all equipments which arrived from England. The out –patient block was allotted in 1934 which still continues to be the present day ENT out patient. In the year 1971 the department’s status is raised to that of post graduate institute with Director cum Professor and 5 Professors. The Department was started in 1972 and upgraded as Institute of Otorhinolarygology on 12-10-1994. In 1979 Speech and Hearing rehabilitation department was inaugurated with one medical audiologist and one clinical tutor. Laser surgical instruments and fibre optic endoscopic instruments were purchased in 1987. MS ENT and DLO post graduate courses are being offered now.

Faculty details:
 
Designation Number
Director & Professor 1
Professor/Associate Professor 6
Assistant Professor 11
Senior Resident 6
Junior Resident 18
 
 
Academic activities
 
Type of course: Medical
Name of the courses offered:   M.S ENT
Eligibility: M.B.B.S
Course duration: 3 years
Sanctioned no of seats: 6
Affiliated university: The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University.
. Selection Procedure: Postgraduate Entrance Examination-All India & State
University Examination details:
Type of course: Medical
Name of the courses offered:   DLO
Eligibility: M.B.B.S
Course duration: 2 years
Sanctioned no of seats: 24
Affiliated university: The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University.
.Selection Procedure: Postgraduate Entrance Examination-All India & State
University Examination details:         
Other course:
 
BASLP(Bachelor of Audiology, Speech & Language Pathology)
 
 
Periodic academic activities held in the department:
 
UNDERGRADUATES:
 
  • OP clinical class(case presentation)- every day except Sunday
  • Ward- clinical class-every day except Sunday
  • Theory class in the afternoons- 2 classes/week
POST GRADUATES:
  • Clinical case presentation in the ward-every day except Sunday
  • Monthly general clinics-Unit wise
  • Symposium-monthly unit wise
  • Theory classes-by Professors and Assistant Professors-2 classes/week
  • Log book maintenance
  • Written assignments on surgical cases
  • Dissertation for M.S. Post Graduates
POST GRADUATES LIST 2014 -2016
 
S.N COURSE YEAR BATCH PG NAME
1 MS 3rd Year 2014 Dr.M.Sivaranjini
2 Dr.P.Greeshma
3 Dr. S. Sujay Kumar
4 Dr.S.Madhan Kumar
5 Dr.S.Hemachandran
6 MS 2nd Year 2015 Dr.Sindhu Kalyanaraman
7 Dr.R.Mahesh Kumari
8 Dr.Kalaimani
9 Dr.B.Vivek
10 Dr.Meenaxi P Mehta
11 DLO     2nd Year 2015 Dr.P.Balakrishnan
12 Dr. Mahalakshmi
13 Dr.Mathumithaa
14 Dr. Vinoth Raj
15 Dr.Revathy S Kumar
16 Dr.E.K.Rubna
17 Dr. Priya
18 Dr.Sowmya Gajapathy
19 Dr.Kavitha Gowthaman
20 Dr.T.R.Dhanesh
21 Dr.Murali Shankar
22 Dr.K.Suchitra
23 Dr.K.Sudha
24 Dr.Shailaja
25 Dr.Ameen Sumais
26 Dr.N.S. Shanmuga Priya
27 Dr.E.Manikandan
28 Dr.G.Sankari
29 Dr.R.Rajeshwari
30 Dr.V.P.Neethu
31 Dr.M.Dinesh Kumar
32 Dr.B.Bhuvaneshwari
33 Dr.V.Ashok
34 Dr.H.Niranchana Devi
35 MS 1st Year 2016 Dr.Parimala Devi.G
36 Dr.Janarthanam.C
37 Dr.Raghavi.N
38 Dr.Rosmi Romid
39 Dr.Ramshankar.R


OTHERS:
  • CME Programmes-monthly twice
  • Case presentation in clinical meets
  • City colleges meet-which includes Stanley medical college and Kilpauk medical college also
 
Research and Publications ( National and International - for the past 5 years / year wise)
RESEARCH WORKS
2012
1) Comparative study between gel foam and no gel                    foam in underlay myringoplasty.
2) Comparative study between cartilage and temporalis fascia graft in myringoplasty.
3) Comprehensive study of B/L myringoplasty.
4) Prospective study of advantages of endoscopic myringoplasty. 
 
2011
1) Comprehensive study of penetrating neck injuries.
2) Comprehensive study of intratympanic steroids in tinnitus management.
3) Comparison of myringoplasty in dry and wet ear.
4) Prevalence of HPV in Ca larynx and outcomes of endoscopic closure.
2010
 1) Comprehensive study of microdebrider in FESS.
2) Comprehensive study of complication of FESS.
3) Comprehensive study of audiological evaluation of retrocochlear space occupying lesions.
4) Comprehensive study of phonosurgery in voice change.
 
2009
1) A study on role of steroids in sinonasal polyposis.
2) Analysis of outcome of facial nerve decompression.
3) Role of devascularisation in surgically managed case of JNA.
4) Prospective study of anatomical variation of OMC in chronic sinusitis.
5) Prospective study of non malignant lesion of larynx.
6) Prospective study of CSF rhinorrhoea
 
Publications
2016
 
S.N Author TITLE OF ARTICLE NAME OF JOURNAL YEAR&MONTH
1 Dr.G.Sankara Narayanan First Author Schwannoma over Tongue  base- case Report and review JORL  Vol-6 Issue 1,2016
2 Dr.S.Shanmuga Ashok Overlay Myringoplasty-Technique Revisited And Redifined  With Endoscope International Journal Of Current Research Issn 0975-833x Vol-8 Issue Ot Pp 31869-31871 May 2016
3 Fully endoscopic Tympanomastoidectomy in cholestoetoma- Role of Division weighted MRI Journal of Medical Science and clinical Research Iss no.(E)2347-176X,ISSN(P)2455-0450, Vol-4 /Issue 04 Pg 10205-10209 April 2016
4 Transoral Endoscope Assisted Excision of Parapharyngeal Mass  IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Science (IOSR  JDMS) E-IssueN  2279-0853, P.Issn 2279 -0861, Vol-15 Iss-6 Ver XV (Jun 2016 Pg .65-67)
5 Dr.Majr .J.Nirmal Kumar (Second Author Schwannoma over Tongue  base- case Report and review JORL Vol-6 Issue 1,2016
6 Dr.S.Mohammed Siddique Cartilage Tympanoplasty : A review on its post operative / Functional out comes on Hearing JEBMH Volume 03/ issue 59/ Jul-16
7 G.Sundhar Krishnan, D. Balasubramaniam, V.J.Vikram Above TheDermoid  in to Dermoid- Expanded Endoscopic Two Nostrils Four Hand Technique: A Case Report Indian Journal Of Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery Apr-June 2016 ,68 (2):254-256
8 Endoscopic Intraoral Approach to Parapharyngeal mass: Case Series J .Evidence Based Medicine and Healthcare 2016, Volume 3 (63); 3414-3418
 

 
PUBLICATIONS
 
2015
S.N Author TITLE OF ARTICLE NAME OF JOURNAL YEAR&MONTH
1 Dr.M.K.Rajasekar Parapharyngeal Tumours our experience OtoLarygology online Journal Issu No-2250to 0359, Vol-5 Iss-2 2015
2 Endoscopic Endonasal Approach  of Orbital medial Wall  reconstruction Using septal cortilage AIJCR 10.5005/jp-journals-10013-1226
3 A Prospective Study on Surgical Outcomes In Obstructive Sleep Apnoea- A Series of 40 Cases Otorhinolaryngology Online Journal Volume 5 Issue 4 2015
4 A Prospective study on Surgical Outcomes in obstructive Sleep Apnoea - A series of 40 cases OtoLarygology online Journal Vol-5, issue 4, 2015
5 Dr.D.K.Selvam Schwannoma of Soft Palate International Journal of Recent Scientific Research Vol 6, Issue 7, PP 5550-5552, July 2015
6 Dr.P.Hemaltha Hearing Benefits in various types of Tympanoplasties - A Prospective study Indian Journals of Otology - Accepted for publication Mar-15
7 V.J.Vikram Paediatric Bronchoscopy –An Overview Odisha Journal Of Otorhinolaryngology and HNS Vol-9,Issue -1, Jan-June-2015
8 M K Rajasekar, V.J.Vikram, A Prospective Study on Surgical Outcomes In Obstructive Sleep Apnoea- A Series of 40 Cases Otorhinolaryngology Online Journal Volume 5 Issue 4 2015
 

PUBLICATIONS
2013
S.N Author TITLE OF ARTICLE NAME OF JOURNAL YEAR&MONTH
1 Dr.M.K.Rajasekar Bilateral Abductor paralysis Vocal Cord Lateralisation Vs Endoscopic  Arytenoidectomy   Journal of Evaluation of Medical and Dental Science Issue -47, Vol-2, Nov 25th 2013 , pg.9072 - 9076
2 Dr.R.Muthukumar Gold Medal for the Best Paper by Practising ENT Surgeries 2013 South Zone ENT Conferance 2013


STATISTICS: 200 cases/day except Sunday
 
DESSERTATIONS
2012
1) Comparative study between gel foam and no gel foam in underlay myringoplasty.
2) Comparative study between cartilage and temporalis fascia graft in myringoplasty.
3) Comprehensive study of B/L myringoplasty.
4) Prospective study of advantages of endoscopic myringoplasty. 
 
2011
1) Comprehensive study of penetrating neck injuries.
2) Comprehensive study of intratympanic steroids in tinnitus management.
3) Comparison of myringoplasty in dry and wet ear.
4) Prevalence of HPV in Ca larynx.
 
2010
 1) Comprehensive study of microdebrider in FESS.
2) Comprehensive study of complication of FESS.
3) Comprehensive study of audiological evaluation of retrocochlear space occupying lesions.
4) Comprehensive study of phonosurgery in voice change.
 
2009
1) A study on role of steroids in sinonasal polyposis.
2) Analysis of outcome of facial nerve decompression.
3) Role of devascularisation in surgically managed case of JNA.
4) Prospective study of anatomical variation of OMC in chronic sinusitis.
5) Prospective study of non malignant lesion of larynx.
6) Prospective study of CSF rhinorrhoea and outcomes of endoscopic closure.
 
Prizes and Award constituted by the Department
Prizes and Awards won
 
NAME PRIZES WON
Dr.Balaji & Dr. Nisha Gold medals for paper presentation in the AOI Conference at Chennai 2009
Dr. Pon Rajkumar & Dr. Jaseetha First prize in AOICON postgraduate quiz competition in Jan 2011
Dr. Balaji & Dr. Archana First prize in AOI Inter collegiate Quiz 2010
Dr. Raj Santhosh & Dr. Sharmila First prize in TN State AOI quiz in Erode 2010
Dr. Anupama
Dr.sindhumathi,
Dr. AKS Memorial Gold medal 2012
Dr. Devipriya & Dr. Madhanraj Kodai ORL 2012 First prize in Quiz
Dr. Devipriya Best paper presentation award Kodai ORL 2012
Dr. Lavanya & Dr. Vijay Ramalingam II prize in Quiz in Kodai ORL 2012
Dr. Mohammed Siddique MS DLO II prize in video presentation in Ear surgery in Kodai ORL 2012
Dr. R. Madhanagopal MS DLO Innovations in ENT-Best paper presentation in Kodai ORL 2012
Dr. Gnanathilagam Gold medal 2010 in Erode conference
Dr. Sundarakrishnan MS DLO CSF Leak closure using pedicle flap-First prize in 2006 Ooty conference
 
AWARDS -2016
 
SCENT 2016
POST GRADUATE
 
Ear            –       Dr.Sindhu                          2nd Prize
Nose         –       Dr.Vivek                             2nd Prize
Throat      –       Dr.Sivaranjani                   1st Prize
 
Faculty
Dr. V.J. Vikram            -        2nd Prize
 
AOICON 2016
 
Quiz – Dr.Vivek and Dr.Raghavi         2nd Prize
 

CMEs’, Workshops / conferences conducted by the department ( past 5 years / year wise)
 
 
2009 2010 2011 2012
International Update in ENT on 12th October 2009
  1. Cochlear implant programme
  2. Hearing Aid distribution programme
  3. Launching of NPPCD
  4. Cochlear implant national symposium
  5. BASLP course started
  1. Balloon sinuplasty workshop
  2. CME on emergencies in ENT
  3. NPPCD training for ENT surgeons
  4. National workshop on Advanced Hearing reconstruction & Institute day celebration in October 2011and life time achievement awards given to past teachers
Institute day celebration in october and life time achievement awards presented to past teachers,and conference on present and fututre ENT,
 
Live surgical workshop and conference on neuro-otological update.
 
 CME PROGRAMES -2016
 
Master Class   –  August  19-20
 
Otokon  -  October  22-23
 
Cochlear Implant And Avt Programme  –  December 30
 
Services Offered
 
No of units in the Department:  4
OP Days and Timings:
Monday to Saturday
7.30 AM to 1.30 AM
I.P Unit and Admission day:
Monday-Unit 1
Tuesday-Unit 2
Wednesday-Unit 3
Thursday-Unit 4
Friday-Unit 1 and 3 in turns
Saturday-Unit 2 and 4 in turns
Sunday-all 4 Units in turns
Bed strength of the department: 120
Average OP: 500
Average IP: 100
 
Types of surgeries performed:
EAR:
Myringoplasty, Myringotomy, Simple,Cortical and Modified Radical Mastoidectomies, Tympanoplasties, Cochlear implant,Stapedotomy ,Stapedectomy,Facial Nerve Decompression
NOSE:
Septoplasty, Nasal bone fracture reduction, Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Polypectomies, Trans Sphenoidal  Hypophyseal Resection, CSF Leak Repair
THROAT AND OROPHARYNX:
Tonsillectomy/Adenoidectomy, Micro laryngeal excision, Laryngectomy, Thyroplasty, Thyroidectomy, Tracheostomy
Other HEAD AND NECK SURGERIES for Parotid tumours, Parapharyngeal space tumours, Abscess drainage in the head and neck region
SPECIAL CLINICS CONDUCTED BY THE DEPARTMENT:
Neurotology
Voice clinic
Audiology
Skull base clinic
LIST OF LABORATORY TESTS PERFORMED:
Routine blood examination
Audiological:
Pure tone audiogram, BERA, Speech discrimination score, Caloric tests, Tone decay test, electro nystagmography, electro glottography, hearing aid analyser.

AVERAGE LABORATORY STATISTICS: 250 CASES PER DAY
 
 
 

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