Anatomy



  • Commencement of construction activity of GSL Medical college buildings began from December 2002. The first batch of MBBS students containing 150 were admitted to department of Anatomy during July / August 2003. Every year a batch of 150 students are being admitted to the institution. We are proud to announce that our first batch successfully completed their internship and the institution is going for 8th batch of admissions in the coming academic year 2010 – 2011.
    Dissection hall:
    We have a dissection hall of 325 sq m. area with a capacity for 150 students. Complete stainless steel dissection tables provided for 10 batches of students with each batch containing 15 students. We are providing dead bodies for all the batches regularly.

    Museum:
    300 elegantly prepared and preserved museum specimens, 50 specimens showing abnormalities, Embryology – showing various stages of development, articulated skeletons, loose bones, three dimensional models enrich our museum.. Catalogue sets of specimens are provided in the museum for use by the visitors and students. Separate wing with illuminated lobbies for X Rays provided for study of imagiology. Every student of GSL is having 100% hands on experience in all sections of Anatomy. Each student is having individual dissection experience.

    Histology Laboratory:
    A well equipped histology lab. Mono-ocular, Binocular and dissection Microscopes are available. Binocular Microscopes provided to each student during practical. Is available with good illumination over slide examination tables. Each student is provided with an individual set of slides for study. Theory and demo classes are organized for Histology. Laminated charts are displayed in Histology for ready reference.

    Closed Circuit TV:
    Is provide in histology lab. to visualize various fields of tissues and to have a synchronised demonstration.

    Audio-visual Aids:
    Slide projectors and Over Head Projectors are provided for demo purpose. Seminars by students are frequently organized weekly once in the department to prepare students for extempore presentation with thoroughness.

    Library cum Seminar room:
    A spacious room with 72 titles and Journals from National and International organizations are regularly being obtained for academic and research reference.

    Lecture Gallery:
    Air conditioned Lecture Gallery with 200 seats accommodation is available for lecture classes with latest sound system and LCD projection facility.

    Academic activity:
    Weekly seminars by staff and students will be organized with emphasis on clinical information (applied anatomy) and common variations for future awareness during course of therapy / surgery. Meat cutting machine, Embalming equipment, Band Saw are available for embalming dead bodies procured and to prepare specimens.

    Research Lab.:
    M.Sc. (Medical) Anatomy post graduation. Regular admissions are taken every year since 2003. Complete research equipment and facilities are available for Postgraduate students.

    Teaching program:
    Theory classes - 125 hrs Demonstrations - 153 hrs Dissection hours - 185 hrs Histology practicals - 70 hrs Genetics Practical - 06 hrs Total teaching programme 446 hrs1

    Departmental achievements:
    Gold Medals / distinctions / First classes during the academic years:
    2003 – 2004
    2004 – 2005
    2005 – 2006
    2006 – 2007
    2007 – 2008
    2008 – 2009
    2009 – 2010

Bio Chemistry



  • Sound knowledge of Biochemistry is more than a superficial comprehension of life in all its diverse manifestation explaining in molecular terms and all chemical processes of living cells. The Department of Biochemistry is engaged in training under graduate medical students. The main objective is to impart quality education to all the students. The clinical chemistry lab in the hospital attached to the medical college is patient service laboratory. The Department is well equipped with modern equipment to cater to the needs of undergraduate students. In addition the Department has got a research laboratory equipped with the latest analytical instruments for the benefit of students and faculty to carry out project works. In addition to the MBBS course, the Department and its faculty also handles BDS and various paramedical courses.



    Facilities:
    The lecture halls are equipped with latest audio visual aids. All the theory courses for MBBS students are delivered using power Point slides. The student laboratory is will equipped with instruments such asfumehoods, colorimeters, spectrophotometers, electrophoretic apparatus digital balance. The central laboratory is equipped with fully automatic analyser EM 360 and semiautomatic analysers ERBA Chem 5, ERBA Smart, Arterial Blood Gas analyser, Double distillation plants. In addition to the Central Library of the institute, the Department has a library with 79 books, 5 medical dictionaries. The Department library receives 3 journals.


    Research:
    Projects completed:
    1) Study of lipid profile and serum magnesium in hypertension.
    2) Determination of serum creatinine, nitrate and urinary creatinine, micro-protein levels in cases of hypertension.
    3) Study of lipids and lipid per oxidation in Diabetes mellitus with complications.
    4) A study of adenosine deaminase level and lipid profile in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
    On going:
    5) A study of anti-oxidant activity and lipid per oxidation in pregnancy.
    6) Serum adenosine deaminase levels and lipid profiles in gestational hypertension.
    Projects submitted for ICMR (STS 2010)
    1) Cord blood lipid profile in pre-term and term new born infants.
    2) Study of serum adenosine deaminase levels in hepatitis.
    3) Prevalence of obesity and impaired glucose tolerance in students of higher education.

    Curriculum:
    Goal: The broad goal of teaching Biochemistry to under graduate students is to make them understand the scientific basis of life processes at the molecular level and to orient them towards the application of the acquired in solving clinical problems. The MBBS curriculum consists of topics as per Dr.NTR University of health sciences, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh.

    Awards & Publications:
    Text Books: Medical Biochemistry – Dr.N. Mallikarjuna Rao,
    Publisher: New Age International, New Delhi.
    Medical Biochemistry, lab manual – Dr.N. Mallikarjuna Rao,
    Publisher: New Age International New Delhi.

    Research Papers:
    1) Rao N.M and Udupa, E.G.P. sheep angiotensin converting enzyme from Mammary, lingual and other tissues. Indian J.Exp.Bio 1(2007),45,1003-1006
    2) Rao, N.M and Udupa, E.G.P. Effect of chloride and diamide on angiotensin converting enzyme from sheep kidney, lung and serum. Indian.J.Clin.Biochem. (2008) 23(1) 53-56

    Academic Activities:
    The Department follows continuous evaluation fro undergraduate students by conducting seminars, work shops on continuing medical education, Viva-Voce exams, Quiz Tests, Multiple Choice Questions and internal assessment exams periodically.

General Medicine

  • Department of medicine is a major department of GSL. It has important functions of indoor and outdoor patient care, teaching of undergraduate students, medical research & health education of masses. Undergraduate education was started in 2002.

    Since its establishment in 2002 it has been training medical students and has thus produced excellent medical care givers for the country.

    Mission
    To encourage development of an attitude of compassion and empathy for human suffering, to create an academic atmosphere conducive to assimilation of scientific knowledge, and to encourage logical application of the knowledge to ameliorate the suffering of society.

    Department Highlights
    The department is well equipped with teaching &learning resources as per the guidelines of Medical Council of India for undergraduate course that is being conducted. We are placed at spacious OPD complex on the ground floor. There are consultation rooms for individual faculties, seminar rooms, departmental museum, research lab and a well stocked departmental library.

    Teaching and learning experience is enhanced with the help of teaching aids like OHP & LCD projector.

    The department houses Museum for undergraduate training with specimens, charts, booklets, models etc. classified as per the sections in Medicine.

    We have a departmental library .It is updated with latest edition of books as and when published.

    We have a well equipped departmental research lab with internet facility and the equipments kept are used for research purposes.

    The department is having 190 beded male/female medicine wards (good number of outdoor & indoor of patients flow (80% to 85% bed occupancy) for training and research. The college has well established critical care units as a part of Medicine department. These critical care units are equipped with ultramodern multi-para monitors, ventilators, ABG-analyzers ,temporary-pace makers & haemodialysers.The Department has high-tech diagnostic facilities in non invasive cardiology like 2D-ECHO, TMT-stress ECG, Holter (24 hour ECG )and Ambulatory BP monitor .We have state of the art flexible Fibro-optic Bronchoscope & computerized PFT machine for diagnosis of respiratory disorders. We also provide diagnostic services in field of neurology with a computerized EEG machine.

    Extensional activities in last 5 years
    Mini and multidiagnostic medical camps are held on regular basis. Health education and free consultation facilities are provided to the villagers.

    Research Activities
    The department of General Medicine is actively encouraging research work actively participating in CME’s and Conferences.

    In addition to research in local areas which are undertaken by faculty and undergraduate students are also encouraged to conduct ICMR projects.

    Thrust Area

    • Tropical diseases
    • Local medical problems like snakebites
    • Organophosphorus poisoning
    • Rheumatic heart diseases
    • Pulmonary tuberculosis
    • Nutritional Anaemia.
    • Medical emergencies in obstetrics
    • Training undergraduate students for ICMR scholarships
    • Sr.Residents actively participate in weekly seminars and participating in state of national conferences under the API (Associations of Physicians of India)
    • Asst.Professors, Assoc.Professors and Professors along with Sr.Resident are participating in state and national conferences of API – presenting free papers for the conferences
    • Some faculty members participated in National & International Conference of Medical Education
    • Many faculty members are actively participating in the activities of ME cell (Medical Education Cell) of GSLMC.
    • All the faculty members are participating in the academic sessions of the Academy of Medical Sciences, GSL Medical College.
    • Same of the faculty members and Sr.Residents are actively participating CME’s conducted by IMA, Rajahmundry branch and critical care society, Rajahmundry branch.
    Future plans
    To start P.G. Course in General Medicine

    Guest lecturers from various institutes to get both UG’s more conversant with resent advances in Medicine.

    To nurture spirit of inquiry and scientific temper by promoting research & Publication to connect with emerging trends.

    Comprehensive appropriate, Innovative, need based teaching, learning and evaluation programs that Include student centered, problem based, Community oriented Clinical, Laboratory & project based modules.

    Emphasis on continual improvement & spirit of lifelong learning through regular Faculty Development Programs. (For e.g. clinical meetings, medical audits, Guest lectures, national & international workshops and Conferences within the campus and through deputation to other Colleges & Universities.)

General Surgery

  • Vision & Mission

    This department aims to provide proper direction, requisite training and the correct attitude to all those who have taken upon themselves the onus of tending to the sick and wounded in various types of calamities including accidents.

    Impress upon them the enormous responsibility that is consequent of the patient, rural & urban, consenting to go under one’s knife.

    It also strives to provide an intellectually stimulating environment to motivate and inspire students of surgery at all levels in their quest for knowledge and to enable them to realize their potential to the fullest extent, and serve the community with holistic approach also.

    Departmental Activity

    Department is actively involved in teaching, patient care, research, CME organisation. Eminent dignitaries have visited the institution and surgery department.

    Operation theatres:

    6 Major, 1 Septic and 1 Minor. (Total- 8)

    Surgery operation theatre has digital video camera for recording of operations and students can see them live. This prevents unnecessary crowding in operating room. These recording are then edited and kept in ECMC & departmental library for teaching

    Faculty Profile

    Department of surgery has qualified, experienced and dedicated, fulltime faculty in full strength. They all are staying in the campus and hence are available to students and patients 24/7. The faculty is engaged in teaching, research, patient care, act as "Mentors", and participate in cocurricular and extracurricular activities such as annual social gathering. Faculty has presented research of high standard at National and state level.

    Mentor System

    Surgery department is actively involved “Mentor System" implemented by the Institution.

    Each faculty looks after the overall development of TEN STUDENTS. This batch remains with the same faculty for the duration of entire course. Students are guided regarding academic, personal, social, accommodate difficulties faced by them. Students get family environment as they become part of the Mentor’s family.

    Facilities For Teaching Learning Process:

    Department of surgery has full strength of qualified faculty. Lectures are conducted on audio-visual system using power point presentations, videos, LCD projection, CCTV, text and pictorial scenarios. There is integrated, community oriented approach. Interactive sessions are regularly conducted. Students are assigned small projects to inculcate the habit of self study and research. Department of surgery has modified the curriculum which suites the needs of modern medical students. More emphasis is given on acquiring practical, preventive and community oriented knowledge. Depending on recent knowledge the syllabus is promptly modified. Student evaluation methods are based on his understanding of subject rather than only on his memory.Department has its own museum with training models and library which contains text books, reference books and journals.

    Problem Based Learning

    This is unique programme implemented in this institute. A batch of 10-12 students is assigned to a “facilitator". Text scenarios are constructed and distributed to the batch. There is a "brain storming" free association session. Students discuss the scenario and collect information on their own from library, internet, and subject experts etc,

    Advantages: Improves communication skills. Students learn to use various resources to gather knowledge apart from text books. They learn to study and to work as a team. Facilitator also learns along with students,

    Department of surgery has generated pictorial scenarios in addition to text scenarios. Students see these clinical, radiological, intra operative photographs and learn about the given case

    Services Offered

    • Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
    • General surgery
    • Paediatric surgery
    • Oncosurgery
    • Neurosurgery
    • Plastic & reconstructive surgery
    • Endourology, PCNL, Lithoclast
    • Minimal invasive surgery
    • Pediatric cardiac surgery
    • Neonatal surgery
    • Trauma care
    Specialised Services

    The department of surgery is fully equipped to cater need of every surgical patient especially rural as well as urban. It has all modern diagnostic and therapeutic facilities to treat surgical patients. Thus we provide multidisciplinary and superspeciality services.

    Thrust Areas Of Research

    • Breast cancer
    • Urolithiasis
    • Trauma management & prevention
    • Adopting recent technological advances and at the same time offering quality patient care at reasonable cost.(indigenous modifications)
    • Teaching methodology with participation of students
    • Socioeconomic factors and gastrointestinal disorders

Microbiology

  • (A)Overview:
    Brief write up on the Department: The department of Microbiology was established in 2003 Two wings of the department are:

    • Academic section: 2 demonstration rooms of each 80 students capacity, one practical hall with microscopes. One museum, one seminar room cum Library. One big lecture gallery with 200 students capacity with audio visual equipment, staff rooms with computer.
    • Diagnostic section with facilities for bacteriology, serology, Parasitology, Mycology and Virology work in central laboratories at Hospital wing.

    (B) Facilities: The department is fully equipped with latest apparatus and equipment, fulfilling the norms and regulations of Medical Council of India and sufficient for research programmes, Ph.D courses, Post Graduate courses in Microbiology discipline.

    (C) Reasearch: Facilities are available for research work., Several Post Graduates of M.Sc Microbiology courses of outer colleges are utilizing the academic services and guidance in their project works.

    (D) Curriculum:
    The department is giving the teaching in the following courses affiliated to Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada.
    a) MBBS
    b) M.Sc (Medical Microbiology)
    Post graduate courses in M.D Microbiology will be started soon.

    (E) AWARDS & PUBLICATIONS:
    • Role of fibroptic bronchoscopy in smear negative and suspected cases of pulmonary tuberculosis-Mr.T.Jayachandra, Lecturer NIT.Bulletin Vol.42/122, 2006 page no.12-14.
    • Herpes Simplex virus 2 infection: A risk factor for HIV infection in heterosexuals. Dr.A.Heraman Singh, Asst. Professor, India Journal of Dermatology Veneriology and Leprology, 2008 Vol.14, issues 3 page 230-233. He was awarded a gold medal at Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam.
    • “Incidence of pathogenic bacteria in Respiratory infections” by Mr.K.Kranthi Kumar, M.Sc, Tutor, and Dr.S.R.Mahesh, MD, Professor, sent for publication in “Asian Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology and environmental Sciences”.


    (F) Academic Activities:
    ICMR sponsored CME programme was conducted on 10th April 2010 on HIV tuberculosis coinfection for which Mr.T.Jayachandra, M.Sc (M) Microbiology, Lecturer was the organizing Secretary and Treasurer, for the benefit of Post Graduate in the Microbiology in the state.

Pathology

  • (A)Overview:
    Department of Pathology in G S L Medical College, Rajahmundry was established in the year 2003 along with the inception of the College. Dr B A Rama Krishna was the first Professor and Head of the Department under whose vision and guidance the department was set up. The department is geared up to teach a batch of 150 students at any given time. This department is involved in teaching the MBBS undergraduates. Department is located in the II Floor of the main academic wing and has rooms for Pathology office, Professor & Head’s Office, separate rooms for Senior Faculty members, Staff room, Conference hall, Museum, Lecture Hall / Demo Rooms, Two (2) Practical halls, Store rooms and one Research lab. The laboratories are located in two huge well lit and well ventilated halls. Work benches are of state of art, steel topped with integrated lighting, water supply and gas supply for performing experiments. Gas is supplied through a closed pipe system connected to Gas cylinders located at a distance in a store room. The laboratory halls have a number of illustration Charts that not only help the students as ready reference and ready reckoners but also help in revision. Sufficient numbers of monocular microscopes are available for teaching. Teaching and demonstration is boosted further with the help of CCTV projector for explaining slides on a 29” TV Screen. Museum is located at one corner of the department in a separate well lit and well ventilated hall. About 450 numbers of specimens are available. The specimens are displayed in an orderly manner, System-wise. All efforts are going on to increase the number of specimens so as to have all known lesions, for the benefit of the students. Each specimen has a description card which will give the information about the specimen.

    (B)Circulam:
    Academic curriculum for UG teaching is as per the syllabus set by the Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences (Dr NTRUHS) and is divided into 3 semesters. It has both theory and practical aspects. The theory and practical classes and practical demos to the students are taken by teachers with Post Graduate qualifications (MD Pathology). Professor and Head always supervise the practical demos. The students are periodically assessed by three (3) Internal Examinations each one held at the end of each semester, the last one being the pre final. These internal examinations have a value in that the performance in all the three examinations are considered and the average is sent to the university as internal assessment marks out of 30, which are added to the final examination marks. At the end of the syllabus the students are expected to correlate the pathology with clinical features and perform routine investigations by themselves.

    (C)Academic Activities:
    In addition to routine class rooms teaching, the department also conducts pathology quizzes, student seminars and system-wise problem based tutorials periodically for closer interaction with the students and also to train them in public speaking. It has also helped in improving student to student interaction and collective study. Regular feedback from the students is taken and the faculty discusses the observations raised by the students and implements the same in the teaching methodologies.
    The department is a student friendly department and the faculty is receptive to the students at all times.
    The department has a unique way of motivating the students by installing life size busts of eminent pathologist and clinicians of yester years whom the students can emulate.
    The department has an excellent success rate in University examinations.
    The department has motivated the students to take up ICMR Student projects and proposals for three such projects have been submitted this year 2010.
    The department organized state level CME on ‘Current trends in Cytology’ in 2009 and the organizing secretaries of the CME were Dr T Satya Prakash and Dr M Mohapatra.

    (D)ROLE IN PATIENT CARE:
    In addition to teaching the department in the referral lab for histopathology and clinical pathology, and specimens are received for various clinical departments of the GSL General Hospital and also for outside institutions.
    The department is providing the following investigation support

    • Histopathology including Cyto-pathology
    • Hematology
    • Clinical Pathology.

    The department has the facility for doing special stains in additional to the routine staining by H & E method.
    It is stated with pride that the department has the facility of Immunohistochemistry and that this facility is only available at this college in the costal belt.
    To achieve the excellence, the department is in possession of the following sophisticated equipments in addition to the routine instruments.
    • 3 Part Hematology analyser.
    • Coagulatometer.
    • Imported Microtome (Leica) with disposable blades.
    • Eye piece Camera for obtaining the photomicrograph images

Pharmacology

  • Overview:
    The Department of pharmacology was established in the year 2003 under the stewardship of Dr. D.V. K. Mohan Rao, professor and head of the department who guided almost for about 3 months. After that Dr. R. Muralikrishna took over the charge as H.O. D and lead the department successfully up to 30th of November 2008. Since then the Department of Pharmacology is working actively under the headship of DR.KSN Murthy in achieving results par excellence in academics and research. The Department strives to train undergraduate and postgraduate students of the college in pharmacology. The primary goals are to provide future physicians a strong foundation in pharmacological knowledge that will allow them to: obtain optimal benefit from their clinical years of instruction, build pharmacological expertise throughout their careers, and critically evaluate the merits of new and old drugs in the future. Medical pharmacology provides a novel integrative review of broad areas of biomedical science in the context of clinical therapeutics. For the first seven years since its inception, the dept provided only undergraduate training. In the year 2011, the Department was recognized by MCI and permitted postgraduate course in pharmacology leading to the award of MD Pharmacology. Recently our department has started the adverse drug monitoring centre unit and working towards making it a peripheral centre in the national Pharmacovigilance programme of India (PVPI). The Department is well established with high standards and well equipped laboratories and sophisticated library. The museum is very informative and enriched with system models, herbals specimens and pictorial representations. The department also owns central Animal House with facilities for animal experimentation and Operation Theatre.

    Academic activities:
    (a)Under Graduate Training:
    Apart from the undergraduate curriculum, the department has taken keen interest in introducing the most updated teaching activities and overall personality building of the students by conducting regular seminars, group discussions, tutorials, quiz contests, in-class aptitude tests, problem- solving exercises, Pharmacokinetics based clinical exercises etc. The Department gives guidelines in rational drug prescriptions, clinical and therapeutic approach to relevant topics and encourages various analyses on prescriptions and drug therapy.. The undergraduates are given hands on training related to experimental Pharmacology and the theory classes are well supported by various demonstrations and computer simulated experiments. There are regular counseling sessions for the students to enable better student- teacher relationship. The dept also inculcates and encourages research aptitude in undergraduate students and help them to undertake short term studentship research projects under the aegis of Indian Council of Medical Research and also departmental research projects. Field vists to pharmaceutical industries had been conducted for UG students for an easy understanding of drug manufacturing and processing.
    (b)Post Graduate Training:
    Dept of pharmacology has a vibrant post graduate teaching program catering to various aspects of experimental and clinical pharmacology. The training is conducted so as to produce a blend of traditional skills along with a modern outlook so that the trainees can start from basics on all drug related issue and are capable to take the matter to logical conclusion. Hands on practical training of drug assays and pharmacometrics are supported by thoughtfully planned seminars and journal article critics. The faculty and post-graduate trainees undertake and participate in research projects in addition to their teaching work. In addition to the core activity of training students for II MBBS and MD (Pharmacology), the dept is involved in teaching pharmacology to students of B.Sc Nursing, BPT and other paramedics. Overall 3 zonal CME’s had been conducted since 2010.

    Reasearch Activities:
    For the past 10 years the Department of Pharmacology is conducting active research activities in alliance with the other departments. For the past four years the department has been successful in achieving grants from ICMR- STS Projects. All the projects have been approved and successfully completed. There have been regular research publications for the past 7 years in both national and international journals. Our Department is accredited to around 35 publications in the recent years. Around 5 research works are waiting for publication for the coming year. Currently our department is conducting a randomized controlled trial in alliance with the department of Psychiatry and Observational studies in alliance with Cardiology, Pulmonology and Ophthalmology.

    ACHIEVEMENTS:
    The Department has excellent teaching faculty from premiere institutes with the most updated curriculum and achieving highest number of distinctions since the past 5 years.

    AWARDS / HONORS Apart from the highest number of distinctions our department is credited the award of “Dudala Surnarayana Memorial Prize“ for standing first in Pharmacology statewide.
    The Department also achieved the best presentation overall in the Zonal CME held in 2011-2012, presented by DR. KSN Murthy to be posted at the NTRUHS website. Dr. KSN Murthy was nominated as the subject expert and had edited all the zonal CME’s conducted in the last 2 years.

    FACULTY:
    The department is headed by Prof.K.S.N. Murthy a distinguished academician and well known teacher and who is presently chair person of the IAEC, convener of the GSL medical college AMC unit under PVPI and he was nominated as the subject expert by Dr. NTR UHS Vijayawada. The faculty of the department includes a number of experienced medical teachers who are well versed with the UG and PG teaching. Most of the teaching staff members are life members of Indian Pharmacological Society (IPS). Many faculty members are active participants in the activities of Medical education cell of the institute. The faculty works in close association with the clinical departments in organizing scientific and research activities.

    ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS:
    1. Comparative study of efficacy and safety of Agomelatime and Escitalopram in major Depressive disorder – Dr. K Ravi Babu.
    2. Efficacy and Safety of Agomelatime in treatment of major Depressive disorder. A pilot study – Dr. K Ravi Babu and Dr. Sri Krishna N.
    3. Comparison of knowledge, attitude and practice of Pharmacovigilance in institutional and non institutional health care practitioners in East Godavari district,A.P – Dr. K. Ravi Babu.
    4. A comparative study of Olanzapine and Quetiapine on BMI and blood glucose levels in sehizophrenic patients – Dr. Anupam Das.

    PUBLICATIONS:
    1. D. Lalitha Devi,k.satyanarayana murty, S.K.Patnaik and V.Subbi reddy – comparative evaluation of propofol with thiopentone for short surgical procedures in a teaching hospital - Journal of Pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences – 2013 June: 31(31) 1143 – 1149, article 12.
    2. D. Lalitha Devi, B Srinivas and B Narasinga Rao – An evaluation of antimicrobial activity of ALOE BARBADENSIS MILLER (aloevera) Gel extract - Journal of Pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences – 2012, 21 (03).
    3. B Srinivas, D. Lalitha Devi and B Narasinga Rao – A prospective study of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and its antibiogram in a teaching Hopsital of rural setup - Journal of Pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences – 2012, 22 (18).
    4. Ravi babu k, Jayasree Palla, Ganapathi Swami chintada – A study of efficacy of ormeloxifene in pharmacological management of dysfunctional uterine bleeding – Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic research – 2013 Nov, Vol-7(11) : 2534-2536. (PubMed)
    5. Ravi babu k, Siva Rama Krishna C, Satyanarayana Murthy K and Sudhakar MVS – A comparative experimental study of analgesic activity of novel NSAID ZALTOPROFEN and conventional diclofenac sodium in swiss albino mice - Journal of Pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences – 2013 Aug: 33(33) 1566 to 1572.
    6. Ravi babu k, Murthy KSN, Laxman rao N, Jayasree P, Akhila.T - A Comparative study of Nebivolol and Metoprolol on Blood pressure and Heart rate in Essential Hypertensive patients. Accepted for publication in Indian journal of public health & Development, vide letter NO 3170 / IJPHRD / 2013. Dated 01-02-2013.
    7. STS project by MBBS student approved in 2013- the effect of Telmisartan treatment on weight gain and obesity in patients with essential hypertension and metabolic syndrome- Miss D. Arthi , Guide: Dr. D. Lalithadevi(Associate professor).
    8. G.Bhawani, Ashutosh kumar, KSN.Murthy, Neera kumari, ch.Ganapathi swamy. a retrospective study of effect of terninalia arjuna and evidence based standard therapy an echocardiographic parameters in patients of dilated cardiomyopathy journal of pharmacy research (2013)149-498.
    9. Bhawani.G,Ashutosh kumar,KSN.Murthy,Neera kumari. Study of QT interval dispersion in acute myocardial infarction and its relationship with complications’ J Parma Biomed sci 2019 July 32(32):1425-1431.

Phychiatry

Physiology

  • (A)Over View:
    Physiology department is situated in the 1st floor of the college right wing. It occupies about 800 sq meter area. Constructed according MCI specification. Ventilation, Height, spec, are maintained very well. Physiology department have well equipped Heamatology lab, Clinical lab, Mammolian lab, Amphybian lab and research lab. Two demonstration hall having capacity of 90 students and one Physiology lecture gallery having 200 students capacity with A/C equipped with audio visual LCD and OHP. Department also have library cum seminar room. The department having sufficient ventilated, specious accommodation for teaching and non teaching staff and internet facility also provided in the department.

    (B)Facilities:
    Physiology department occupied with modern latest instruments in the Heamatology lab, Clinical lab, Mammalian lab, and Amphibian lab, cloused circuit TV latest Microscopes, Double eyepiece Microscope, Poly wrights of multichannel, computerized Medspirer, Physiograph single & double channel, ECG and also facilities available at hospital to do the various Research works, Echocardiograph, Colour Doppler, TDI (Tissue Doppler imaging) Cardiac MRI, TMT (Tread meal test) ABG (Arterial blood gas anliter), Cathlab facilities in the Cardiology department for advance cardio vascular research. 76 - Charts and 149 - Library books of 80 Titles present in the department.

    (C)Research:
    Departmental staffs engaged in various projects in basic physiology and interdisciplinary research.

    (D)Curriculum:
    Physiology department staff engaged in teaching by using Audio Visual equipment namely L.C.D and O.H.P
    Weekly time table is prepared on every week.
    Theory – 6 hrs / week and practical 2 hrs / per day for 4 days in a week – ie 8 hrs / per week. Totally 14 hrs per week. In addition to it on every Friday the department conducting Seminar / Test, Journal club, Tutorials, Group discussion.
    For Repeaters – Wednesday and Thursday Theory and Practical classes conducted by the staff members. Individual attention is given to students.

    (E)Academic activities:
    1. In the department – C.M.E is conducting by the staff on Saturdays.
    2. Integrated teaching is also conducting with the help of the other departments like Biochemistry, Anatomy and Pathology departments.
    3. Quiz also conducting among the students.

    (F)Research projects / going on in the Physiology department:
    1. Circadian rhythmicity of pressure – pulse – product in young adults
    2. Mean cardiac axis in tall & thin vs short & Stocky individuals
    3. A comparative study of pressure – pulse – product and left ventricular mass in young adult individuals
    4. Maternal myocardial performance in pregnancy induced hypertension
    5. Left ventricular performance in renal artery stenosis
    6. Impact of anthropometric profile on pulmonary function
    7. Maternal Myocardial performance in pregnancy with anaemia.

Radio Diagnosis

  • The Radiodiagnosis Department boasts of fully equipped and modernized Imaging Department catering to all the branches of the hospital as well as trains and teaches the students.

    The department has all modern diagnostic facilities like 1.5 Tesla MRI scanner, CT scanner, diagnostic x-ray equipments with IITV facility, ultrasound, Colour Doppler, 3D -4D USG and mammography machine. Recently PACS system was installed for communication of images and patient reports within various departments of the hospital. DSA facility is being installed in the department. The department gives 24 hrs diagnostic and emergency services to cater to the needs of rural population in the region in and around Loni (western Maharashtra). The diagnostic services provided are at reasonable rate and most of the indoor X-ray and USG examinations are done free of cost. The department is located in main OPD building.

    Mission Statement
    To provide advanced multi imaging services of the highest quality.

    We are committed to deliver accurate and timely diagnostic information so that each and every patient receives the best medical care. We are also committed to provide outstanding education and high quality research so as to deliver to our medical students, graduates and post graduates resident the best possible training and aim to achieve the highest levels of professional excellence.

    Our vision is to make the Department of Radio-diagnosis and imaging Sciences in the country. It shall be our endeavor to be recognized as an integrated multidisciplinary centre for diagnostic, therapeutic and academic excellence in the field of Radio-diagnosis and imaging.

    Advanced services offered by department

    • 4-D Ultrasonography.
    • Peripheral vascular Doppler ultrasound.
    • Musculoskeletal ultrasound.
    • CT guided biopsies
    • USG guided interventional studies.
    • MR spectroscopy.
    • MR angiography.
    • Whole body MRI with DWIBS

TB & Chest

  • Specialized Diagnostic facilities available in the Pulmonary Medicine
    1. Fibreoptic bronchoscope & Bronchography
    2. Computerized Pulmonary Function Tests
    3. Blood Gas Analysis. In CTVS Department
    4. Respiratory Intensive care with monitoring facilities
    5. Ventilator support -Invasive/ Non Invasive
    6. Aerosol therapy (Nebulization)
    7. Treatment for MDR TUBERCULOSIS
    8. FNAC from pleura, lung
    9. Water Seal drainage from pleura
    10 Lung Resection In CTVS
    11 Thorocoplasty, In CTVS
    12 Radiotherapy available for chest malignancies

    Others facilities available
    1. RNTCP being implemented for treatment, patient care and P.G/U.G teaching. Following are the procedures • AFB staining • AFB Culture • Elisa for M.Tuberculosis
    2. Fungal Cultures & Sensitivity
    3. Pyogenic Organisms – C/S
    4. Test for HIV

    Conference:
    Organised APRESCON 2013 on 6th &7th July 2013 for updating the knowledge of Respiratory Medicine among the Chest physicians of A.P . About 200 Delegates attended the meeting.
    1. Conducted workshop on Mechanical ventilation in July 2013
    2. Conducted workshop on Pulmonary Function test in October 2012.

    Research Activities:
    Presented/ Published following papers
    1. Adrenal Histoplasmosis in NATCON .9th Feb.2013 at Patna
    2. Pyopneumothorax with an unusual etiology, Int J Cur Res Rev, May 2013/ Vol 05 (10); 76 – 83
    3. Evaluation of age related macular degeneration among patients with Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease in a tertiary health care center published in Int J Cur Res Rev, Sept. 2013/ Vol 05(18), 54 – 59.
    4. ROLE OF FIBREOPTIC BRONCHOSCOPY IN EVALUATION OF PLEURAL EFFUSION CASES published in Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences/ Volume 2/ Issue 13/ April 1, 2013: 2193-2197.
    5. Correlation between Forced Expiratory Volume in First Second (FEV1) And 6 Minute Walk Distance In Moderate, Severe and Very Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; published in IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS) Volume 5, Issue 2 (Mar.- Apr. 2013), PP 72-76
    6. TUBERCULAR ENTEROCUTENEOUS FISTULA, A RARE POST OPERATIVE COMPLICATION; Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences/ Volume 2/ Issue 9/ March 4, 2013; 1075 – 1079.
    7. A study on rapid confirmation of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in smear negative acid fast bacilli cases by using fiberoptic bronchoscope, done through a trans oropharyngeal spacer; Journal of Family and community medicine; April 2012, Volume 19, Issue 1, 43 – 46.
    Works completed:
    1. Association of A, B, O Blood group with tuberculosis.- Presented in the NAPCON 2014, on 28th. Nov.2014 by our post graduate – Dr S. Sridurga
    2. Pattern of the disease in patients diagnosed as drug resistant tuberculosis in reference to the History, Clinical Features and examination Findings. Work Completed