Workshops and Conferences

  1. Dr.Kolli S.Chalam chaired a session for Awake cardiac surgeries under thoracic Epidurals’ at PG ex-cel post graduate CME organized by Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore on 12th June 2009.
  2. Dr.Kolli S.Chalam chaired a session on ARDS, at Critical care workshop, Narayana Hrudayalaya medical sciences, August 6-8. 2010, Bangalore.
  3. Dr.Sunil Chhajwani chaired a session and presented ‘US guided IJV cannulation’ at Critical care work shop organized by NH, August 6-8. 2010, Bangalore.
  4. Dr.Chalam Chaired for ‘Pulse contour as means to measure cardiac output – Dr. Rakhee Balachandran’. & “Esophageal Doppler for cardiac output – Dr. Ravi Baikady at 14th National conference of Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Anaesthesiologists (IACTA)-2011.BANGALURU, INDIA ,18th to 20th Feb 2011.
  5. Dr.Chalam Chaired for Plenary Lectures entitled “Anaesthesiologists role in peri-operative lung protection Dr. Peter Slinger, Professor of Anesthesia, Univ of Toronto, at National Conference of the Research Society of Anaesthesiology and Clinical Pharmacology 23 & 24 October 2010.
  6. Dr.Chalam Chaired a session entitled ‘Epicardial / epiaortic TEE-Dr. Nilesh M Juvekar and Patient prosthetic mismatch’ Dr. Alexander Dewhurst. at 5th National TEE Workshop at NH, Bangalore;23rd to 25th August 2011, pre conference work shop of SAARC.
  7. Dr.Chalam Chaired sessions entitled ‘Anaesthesia for beating heart bypass surgery’ by Dr Murali Chakravarthy. Date: 26/08/2011 SAARC conference, 25 August 2011, Bangalore.
  8. Dr. Chalam chaired a session on Pediatric Anesthesia and also served as jury for free paper session at INDIAN SOCIETY of ANESTHESIOLOGISTS (South Zone) at Coimbatore. CASCO2012’ 11-12 August 2012.
  9. Dr.Chalam chaired a session on “sepsis surviving guidelines”. at BMCRI anaesthesia 2012” CME on “Critical Care: concepts to practice”.
  10. Anesthesia Department hosted the scientific session of city branch of ISCCM for the month of May 2013 at Atria Hotel with moderator: Dr Kolli S.Chalam.
  11. Dr.Chalam: Invited faculty as Chairman at 7th National IACTA-TEE Workshop in collaboration with Indian Academy of Echocardiography (IAE), University of Minnesota, USA & International Society of Cardiovascular Ultrasound (ISCU) held at Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bangalore, from 2nd to 5th of September 2013.

Lectures Delivered / Scientific papers presented:

  1. Dr.Chalam participated in panel discussion on TBI, ICP management at Critical care Medicine update 2009: SSSIHMS, Whitefield, Bangalore:
  2. Dr.Sunil Chhajwani lectured on the role of intraoperative TEE at Critical care Medicine update 2009: SSSIHMS, Whitefield, Bangalore.
  3. Dr.Kolli S.Chalam delivered a lecture on Anesthetic considerations of Phygo-phagus conjoined Twins’ surgeries: at annual conference of Indian society of Anesthesiologists at Jodhpur, Rajasthan Dec ember’ 2009.
  4. Dr.Kolli S.Chalam delivered a lecture as guest faculty on Poly-trauma and Critical care: BAPU, SVIMS, Tirupathi, Sept’6 2009.
  5. Dr.Kolli S.Chalam delivered a lecture as guest faculty on ‘Anesthetic management of Necrotising enterocolitis’ RACE, Ramachandra University, Chennai, February 2010.
  6. Dr.Kolli S.Chalam delivered a lecture on ‘Critical care obstetrics: Critical care medicine update’ 2010: International conference with the joint participation of university of Cincinnati, USA 29th May 2010.
  7. Dr.Kolli S.Chalam delivered a lecture entitled Anesthetic review of Pediatric Neuro surgeries 1087 cases at SSSIHMS, Whitefield, ISA , Bangalore chapter; May 30, 2011.
  8. Dr.Aurita Kamat lectured on Anesthetic review of 120 patients of Myasthenia Gravis: at SSSIHMS, Whitefield, ISA, Bangalore chapter; May 30, 2011.
  9. Dr.Sunil Chhajwani delivered a talk on Anesthetic management of ALCAPA at SSSIHMS, Whitefield, ISA, Bangalore chapter; May 30, 2011.
  10. Dr.Chalam delivered a lecture on ‘Ventilator Associated Pneumonia’ lecture at Indian Society of Anesthesiologists (South Zone) at Coimbatore CASCO2012 on 11-12 August 2012.
  11. Dr.Chalam delivered a lecture on practical Sedation and Anesthesia techniques for Cardiac CT and MRI at RADILOGY conference hosted by DEPT. of SSSIHMS, WFD on behalf of Indian Association of Cardiac Imaging 1-2 Dec 2012.
  12. Dr Sathya Swaroop Patnaik presented a paper on Comparison of Epidural Bupivacaine versus Bupivacaine and Butorphanol in Global Update on Pain 2012 at Mumbai- Awarded 2nd place
  13. Dr. chalam delivered guest lecture at ISNACC2012 at Varanasi on Anesthesia and Neuro critical care for High Risk cardiac patients undergoing Neuro surgeries on 9th Feb 2013.BHU, Varanasi
  14. Dr. Chalam as invited faculty conducted Case Discussion : BANGALORE EXAM 0RIENTED ANAESTHESIA TRAINING PROGRAMME (BE-ORATE), SRI GOVINDSWAMY CENTRE, NIMHANS CAMPUS, BANGALORE DAY 1 ~ 8th March 2013.
  15. Dr Sunil Chhajwani lectured on Lung USG: A new tool to predict cardiac filling presures, PVR and EVLW – at ISCCM , Atria Hotel,on 29th May 2013.
  16. Dr Pankaj Punetha gave a lecture on Neuro-Critical Care: concerns of acromegaly undergoing pituitary surgery, at ISCCM, Atrai Hotel on 29th May 2013.
  17. Dr.Satya Swaroop Patnaik gave a lecture on Cardiac Intensive care management of multi-organ dysfunction in a post-operative VSD closure surgery patient following MI; at ISCCM on 29th May 2013
  18. Dr Sathya Swaroop Patnaik presented a poster on Anesthetic management of patient with sickle cell anemia for ASD closure in IACTA 2013 at Kochi.
  19. Dr. Chalam delivered a lecture on Anaesthetic management of IHD patient posted for ORIF fracture FEMUR at PG EXCEL 2013, Conducted by ESIC PGIMSR, Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore, in collaboration with City Branch, ISA, Bangalore, on 10/08/2013.
  20. Dr Sunil Chhajwani lectured on Vascular access using USG at 7th National IACTA-TEE Workshop in collaboration with Indian Academy of Echocardiography (IAE), University of Minnesota, USA & International Society of Cardiovascular Ultrasound (ISCU) held at Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bangalore, from 2—5th of September 2013
  21. Dr. Chalam delivered Guest Lecture on “Newer Drugs in anaesthesia: an update on 14th sept 2013 at KISACON 2013; (KARNATAKA STATE CONFERENCE OF INDIAN SOCIETY OF ANAESTHESIOLOGISTS), at RAJA RAJESWARI MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL BANGALORE.
  22. Dr Chalam delivered a Lecture  at PGEXCEL2014 at Siddartha Medical College, Tumkur, titled Anaesthesia for the Patient With Pacemaker for Non Cardiac Surgery, on 10/08/2014.
  23. Dr Chalam delivered a Lecture for KOPS Award presentation during the 62nd Annual National Conference of Indian Society of Anesthesiologists on 25th  Dec 2014 in the Temple City of Madurai, on Anesthetic management of atrial myxomas.
  24. Dr.Sriranga Joshi presnted a poster on LA Myxoma patient with cardiogenic shock in IACTA 2015 at Jaipur.
  25. Dr.Pankaj Punetha delivered a lecture at Apollo Hospital on CME on Paediatric Anaesthesia conducted by Apollo Hospitals on 19 July 2015 . Topic –Anaesthesia for Paediatric Neurosurgical Procedures.

Scientific Publications:

  1. Kolli S.Chalam. Anesthetic Management of Conjoined Twins’ Separation Surgery. Indian Journal of Anesthesia 2009; 53 (3):294-301.
  2. Ravi Dadlani,Kolli S.Chalam.Can bradycardia pose as a “red herring” in neurosurgery? Surgical stress exposes an asymptomatic sick sinus syndrome: Diagnostic and management dilemmas. Indian J Crit Care Med. 2010 Oct-Dec; 14(4): 212–216.
  3. Inspiring Seva.2006.http://media.radiosai.org/journals/Vol_04/01DEC06/06-AbuDhabi.htm Serve and Inspire SAI Seva in Abu Dhabi2006. http://media.radiosai.org/journals/Vol_04/01APR06/abu_dhabi_seva.htm
  4. Noteworthy EHV Workshops in Abu Dhabi. http://media.radiosai.org/journals/Vol_05/01MAR07/15-worldnews.htm 2007.http://media.radiosai.org/journals/Archives/SaiWorldNews_Archives.htm
  5. poly-trauma and Critical care: BAPU, SVIMS, Tirupathi, 2009http://medind.nic.in/iad/t09/i4/iadt09i4p467.pdf
  6. Anesthesia for premature neonate with NEC: RACE2010. http://www.sriramachandra.edu.in/anaesthesiology_conferences_organized.htm
  7. VENTILATOR ASSOCIATED PNEUMONIA (VAP) www.isakanyakumari.com/CASCO2012/Conf/III%25205%2520A.p
  8. Anesthesia and neuro critical care of High risk cardiac patients undergoing neurosurgeries: ISNACC2013, CME session. http://www.isnacc.org/Synapse.pdf
  9. Chalam KS. A comparative study of intravenous dexmedetomidine-versus propofol-based sedation for awake Fiberoptic intubation along with airway blocks in cervical discectomy patients. Karnataka Anaesth J 2015; 1:21-7.

Memberships

  1. Dr.Kolli S.Chalam is the peer – reviewer of Indian Journal of Anesthesia since 2010.
  2. Dr. kolli S.Chalam is on the panel of panel of examiners, panel for interview boards, and assigning examination, Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS): Hyderabad.
  3. Member of International Anesthesia Research Society under vide no. IARS 17949440 Ohio; USA.
  4. Member of Indian Society of Anesthesiologists. C0555
  5. Indian society of Critical care Medicine : 11/C-232
  6. Indian association of cardiac- thoracic anesthesiologists (IACTA).
  7. Member of Neurocritical Care Society, 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Minneapolis, MN 5541, USA. No: 26029
  8. Life member of Research society of Anesthesiology & clinical pharmacology: C-122-L
  9. Dr.Kolli S Chalam, is Member of Board of Studies, RGUHS

Post graduate research/ dissertations

  1. Study of the haemodynamic response and brain relaxation with 3% hypertonic saline and 20% mannitol in patients undergoing craniotomy for supratentorial tumours. 2007
  2. To Study the efficacy of intanasal NTG and topical NTG prior to laryngoscopy and intubation in attenuating the cardiovascular response during laryngoscopy and endotracheal intubation in patients undergoing off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. 2007
  3. A prospective randomised study of the time taken and stress response during endotracheal intubation in patients with anticipated difficult airway using 3 different techniques 1. Macintosh Laryngoscope 2. Intubating LMA 3.Fiberoptic bronchoscpe in patients undergoing off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. 2008
  4. Hemodynamic responses during fiberoptic bronchoscopic intubations: comparison of propofol and thiopentone based anesthesia techniques: 2009
  5. Study of clinical effect of oral clonidine on peri-operative hemodynamic outcome in neuro surgical patients. Dessertation work for submission of NBE 2009.
  6. Study of effect of IV Magnecium on the hemodynamics and post operative pain relief in lumbar discetomy surgeries. 2009.
  7. Study of effects of Gabapentin pre-medication on post operative pain relief in patients undergoing lumbar discectomy’, 2010.
  8. Comparative study of caudal epidural Ropivacaine versus Bupivacaine on the postoperative pain relief in lumbar discetomy surgeries. 2010.
  9. Study of palonosetron to control postoperative nausea and vomiting in tympanoplasty surgeries. 2010.
  10. A comparative study between intranasal midazolam and intranasal ketamine as a premedication in children undergoing surgical procedures.2010.
  11. Study of intubation response with Dexmedetomidine versus fentanyl based anesthesia for lumbar discetomy surgeries; 2010.
  12. A comparative study of hemonaynamic responses to tracheal intubation using Airtraq versus macintosh laryngoscope in routine airway management of adult patients undergoing ASD surgeries.2011.
  13. A comparative study of ultrasound guided single shot paravertebral block with Bupivacaine versus Ropivacaine for the post operative pain relief in children undergoing thoracotomy for PDS ligation. 2011
  14. A comparative study of intravenous Dexmedetomidine versus propofol based sedation for awake fiberoptic intubation along with airway blocks in cervical discectomy patients. 2011.
  15. A comparative study of endotracheal intubation using ilma versus fiberoptic laryngoscopy in patients undergoing cervical discectomy under dexmedetomidine based general anaesthesia: 2012.
  16. A comparative study between intranasal dexmedetomidine and intranasal ketamine as a premedication in pediatric cardiac surgeries.2012
  17. A study of the efficacy of Butorphanol as an additive to single shot caudal with Bupivacaine, in adults undergoing Lumbar Spine Surgery Comparison with Bupivacaine alone.2012.
  18. A comparative study of real time ultrasound guided versus land mark technique for central venous line placement in the internal jugular vein in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery 2012.
  19. Comparison of physical assessment and ultrasonographic evaluation of the airway to predict Cormack and Lehane grade on laryngoscopy 2013.
  20. Comparative study between dexmedetomidine and fentanyl for sedation in mechanically ventilated post operative OPCAB patients: 2013.
  21. A comparative study of the use of two indirect intubating devices – intubating laryngeal mask airway and video laryngoscope (CMAC) with respect to ease of intubation and post intubation hemodynamic changes :2013.

Conferences organized:

  1. SANCON 2013 – The SSSIHMS Anesthesia Conference (SANCON) 2013 on Anesthesia Machine & Monitoring Equipments was held on 29-30 March 2013. The focus of SANCON was towards integrating textbook with equipment use to suit day-to-day OT Anesthesia practices. Anesthesia equipment and instrumentation is currently not covered to the extent required in postgraduate medical teaching in India. SANCON provided an opportunity to address this gap, by facilitating delegate interaction with well renowned faculty using didactic sessions & workstations. Click here for report..
  2. Two day CME entitled ‘Critical care medicines update 2010’ on 29-30th May 2010. It included didactic lectures, ECHO (TEE) workshop, PALS workshops with an audience of 108 delegates.
  3. Critical care Medicine update 2009 on 29th May 2009. Scientific sessions consisted of didactic lectures and work shops with faculty from USA with an attendance of 150 delegates.
  4. ISA city branch, Bangalore 2011 meet with an academic session consisted of didactic lectures, video sessions with 72 members.
  5. SANCON 2014 CONFERENCE Held on 29TH & 30TH March 2014 . The total number of delegates attended were 196 & Faculty 15 numbers. The Scientific program consisted the following sessions: Anesthesia Machines, Preparation of anesthesia , anesthesia ventilation, breathing circuits, Intraoperative cardiac arrest, difficult pediatric airway, vaporizes, regional anesthesia in obese patients, difficult iv access, ecg, abg, cardiac output, Tee as an Intraoperative monitor, flow volume loops & radiology for anesthesia. Feedback from Faculty & Delegates : Well appreciated , Free Registration, Free Food
  6. CARDIAC ANESTHESIA UPDATE 2014 under the auspices of IACTA 2014 CME was held on 13th & 14th December 2014. The total number of delegates were 160 & Faculty 28 .The Scientific program consisted the following sessions: Low cardiac output syndrome, Pulmonary Hypertension – current trends in Mgmt , Cardiac radiology – review of ct & mri images, Hemodynamic assessment by TEE. Feedback from Faculty & Delegates: Conduct such CME very often.It still adorns in IACTA a national official web page http://iacta.co.in/WP_iacta/portfolio/cardiac-anesthesia-update-bangalore/
  7. SANCON 2015 CONFERENCE Held on 14TH & 15TH March 2015 . The total number of delegates attended were 200 & Faculty 12 numbers. The Scientific program consisted the following sessions: Anesthesia Machines, anesthesia ventilation, breathing circuits, difficult pediatric airway, vaporizes, regional anesthesia equipment , difficult airway equipment , Man Vs Machine ,. Feedback from Faculty & Delegates : Well appreciated , Free Registration, Free Food

Poster Presentations:

  1. Anaesthetic Management of Surgery for Posterior Cranial Fossa Tumours in Paediatric Patients: Institutional Experience: Preethi B Reddy, Kolli S Chalam, Pankaj Punetha.
  2. Anaesthetic Management of a case of Thymoma presenting with features of Myasthenia Gravis. Preethi B Reddy, Pankaj Punetha, Sunil Chhajwani, Kolli S Chalam.
  3. Dr.Shazia Salam , had won “BEST POSTER AWARD”, for paper presented entitled “Anaesthetic management of video assisted thoracic surgery for pulmonary hydatid cyst in a 10 year old male child with seizure disorder” in the 6th Annual conference of Indian college of Anesthesiologists’ held in collaboration with University of Minnesota, USA , in association with Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia (SAMBA) & Malignant Hyperthermia association of the United States (MHAUS) , at Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospital, Bangalore from 21st to 23rd November 2014
  4. Dr.Srirangajoshi presented paper eposter in “Interesting Images” section at Narayana Hrudayala dated 21st August 2015.Topic was atrioventricular cushion defect with supramitral ring

Courses offered:

  1. DNB Anesthesiology
  2. BSC Anesthesia technology
  3. Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine
  4. Fellowship in Cardiac Anesthesia

 

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