Research:

  1. Dr. A. S. Hegde is Co-investigator in NMITLI Research project funded by CSIR, Govt of India on “Genomics and Proteomics of Cerebral Gliomas”. This is a collaborative project involving IISc, Bangalore and CCMB, Hyderabad.
  2. Dr. A. S. Hegde is Co-investigator in Screening of cancer manifesting altered Histone Acetyl Transferase (HATs) and D-acetyls (H-DAC) function and search for inhibitor in the enzymes of these natural products as therapeutic agents. Funded by Dept. of Science and Technology, collaborative study with JNC for Advanced Studies
  3. Dr. A. S. Hegde is Chief Investigator in NMITLI Research project funded by CSIR, Govt of India on “Development Of Selected Medical Implants: Spinal Implants For Stabilization”.
  4. Dr A.S Hegde is Co-investigator in Multi Institutional Network Program on Molecular Neuro Oncology funded by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. Of India.

Research Publications:

  1. Phatak P, Selvi SK, Divya T, Hegde AS, Hegde S, Somasundaram K “Alterations in tumour suppressor gene p53 in human gliomas from Indian patients”, J.Bioscience / bol.27 / No.7/December 2002 / 673-678 / Indian Academy of Sciences. Published by Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology, 2004, Vol.7, 301.
  2. Somasundaram K, Reddy SP, Vinnakota K, Britto R, Subbarayan M, Nambiar S, Hebbar A,Samuel C, Shetty M, Sreepathi HK, Santosh V, Hegde AS, Hegde S, Kondaiah P, Rao MR;Upregulation of ASCL1 and inhibition of Notch signaling pathway characterize progressive astrocytoma, Oncogene. 2005 Oct 27;24(47):7073-83.
  3. Chumbalkar VC, Subhashini C, Dhople VM, Sundaram CS, Jagannadham MV, Kumar KN, Srinivas PN, Mythili R, Rao MK, Kulkarni MJ, Hegde S, Hegde AS, Samual C, Santosh V, Singh L, Sirdeshmukh R;Differential protein ex- pression in human gliomas and
    molecular insights, Proteomics. 2005 Mar;5(4):1167-77.
  4. PBEF1/NAmPRTase/Visfatin: a potential malignant astrocytoma/glioblastoma serum marker with prognostic value. Reddy PS, Umesh S, Thota B, Tandon A, Pandey P, Hegde AS, Balasubramaniam A, Chandramouli BA, Santosh V, Rao MR, Kondaiah P, Somasundaram K. Cancer Biol Ther. 2008 May;7(5):663-8.
  5. Novel glioblastoma markers with diagnostic and prognostic value identified through transcriptome analysis. Reddy SP, Britto R, Vinnakota K, Aparna H, Sreepathi HK, Thota B, Kumari A, Shilpa BM, Vrinda M, Umesh S, Samuel C, Shetty M, Tandon A, Pandey P, Hegde S, Hegde AS, Balasubramaniam A, Chandramouli BA, Santosh V, Kondaiah P, Somasundaram K, Rao MR.Clin Cancer Res. 2008 May 15;14(10):2978-87.

Publications:

  1. Furtado SV, Thakar S, Hegde AS. Correlation of functional outcome and natural history with clinico- radiological factors in surgically managed pediatric Chiari I malformation. Neurosurgery 68:319– 328, 2011
  2. Furtado SV, Thakar S, Murthy GK, Dadlani R, Hegde AS. Management of complex giant spinal arachnoid cysts presenting with myelopathy. J Neurosurg Spine15:107-12,2011
  3. Furtado SV, Ghosal N, Rokade VB, Hegde AS. Fourth-ventricular immature teratoma.. J Clinical Neurosciences 18:296-8,2011
  4. Thakar S, Ghosal N, P S, Gupta K, Hegde AS. A supratentorial primary parenchymal paraganglioma. Journal of Clinical Neurosciences 18:986-8,2011
  5. Thakar S, Furtado SV, Hegde AS. Arachnoid cyst in the internal auditory canal causing fluctuating Child’s Nervous System 27:1177-9,2011
  6. Ghosal N, Furtado SV, Saikiran NA, Gupta K, Hegde AS. Angiolipoma in sellar, suprasellar and parasellar region: Report on two new cases and review of literature. Clinical Neuropathology 30:118-21,2011
  7. Ghosal N, Hegde AS, Murthy G, Furtado SV. Smear preparation of intracranial lesions: A retrospective study of 306 cases. Diagnostic Cytopathology 39:582-92,2011
  8. Ghosal N, Furtado SV, Gupta K, Hegde AS. Fibro-osseous lesion of the pineal region resembling osteoblastoma: A case report. Neuropathology 31:158-61,2011
  9. Furtado SV, Venkatesh PK, Ghosal N, Hegde AS. Isolated sellar tuberculoma presenting with panhypopitutarism: clinical, diagnostic considerations and literature review. Neurological Sciences 32:301-4,2011
  10. Furtado SV, Venkatesh PK, Ghosal N, Murthy GK, Hegde AS. Clinical and radiological features of pediatric cerebellar anaplastic oligodendrogliomas. Indian J Pediatr78:880-3,2011
  11. Thakar S, Furtado SV, Ghosal N, Hegde AS. A peri-trigonal giant tumefactive cavernous malformation: case report and review of literature. Child’s Nervous System 26:1819-23,2010
  12. Furtado SV, Ghosal N, Venkatesh PK, Gupta K, Hegde AS. Diagnostic and clinical implications of pituicytoma. J Clinical Neurosciences17: 938–943,2010
  13. Ghosal N, Dadlani R, Murthy G, Hegde AS. Primary malignant ganglioglioma of the dorsolumbar spine (D11-L1). J Clinical Neurosciences 17:1597-9,2010
  14. Ghosal N, Furtado SV, Hegde AS. Pinealoblastoma with prominent retinoblastic differentiation: An unusual case in an adult. Neuropathology 30:439-42,2010
  15. Furtado SV, Thakre DJ, Venkatesh PK, Reddy K, Hegde AS. Morphometric analysis of intracranial volume and formen magnum in pediatric Chiari I Malformations. Acta Neurochir 152:221-7,2010
  16. Furtado SV, Saikiran NA, Ghosal N, Hegde AS. Giant solid invasive prolactinoma in a prepubescent male with gynaecomastia. Pediatric Neurology 42:72-4,2010
  17. Ghosal N, Dadlani R, Furtado SV, Bagdi N, Hegde AS. Dural based primary osteosarcoma in right fronto-temporal region: Case report with review of literature. Neurology India 58:128-30,2010
  18. Ghosal N, Dadlani R, Kiran S, Hegde AS. Melanotic craniopharyngioma, an unusual variant in a young female. Neurology India 58:160-2,2010.
  19. Dadlani R, Ghosal N, Hegde AS. Unusual primary intradural and extradural thoracic spinal hemangiopericytoma: Radiological, diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas. Neurology India 58:971-972,2010.
  20. Ghosal N, Furtado SV, Hegde AS. Rosette forming glioneuronal tumor pineal gland and tectum: An intraoperative diagnosis on smear preparation. Diagn Cytopathol 38:590-3,2010
  21. Furtado SV, Venkatesh PK, Hegde AS.Neurological complications and surgical outcome in patients with anterior choroidal segment aneurysms. Int J Neuroscience 120:291-7,2010
  22. Furtado SV, Venkatesh PK, Furtado AD, Murthy GK, Hegde AS.Paradoxical embolus across atrial septal defect and posterior circulation infarct in neurosurgical patients. Int J Neuroscience 120:516-20,2010
  23. Furtado SV, Venkatesh PK, Ghosal N, Hegde AS. Co-existing intracranial tumors with pituitary adenomas: genetic association or co-incidence? J Cancer Res Ther 6:221-3,2010
  24. Furtado SV, Mohan D, Hegde AS. Ophthalmic segment aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage presenting with contralateral abducens nerve palsy: a false localizing sign. Optometry 81:450-453,2010.
  25. Dadlani R, Furtado SV, Venkatesh PK, Ghosal N, Hegde AS Unusual clinical and radiological presentation of a metastatic choriocarcinoma to the brain and long term remission following emergency craniotomy and adjuvant EMA-CO chemotherapy – A Case report. Journal of Cancer Research & Therapeutics 6:552-6,2010
  26. Ravi Dadlani, KoLli Chalam, Amit Garg, Alangar S Hegde. 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 14:212-6,2010
  27. Ghosal N, Murthy G, Dadlani R, Hegde AS, Singh D. Recurrent posterior fossa anaplastic ependymoma with prominent chondroid metaplasia: A case report and review of literature. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 53:787-9,2010
  28. Ghosal N, Roy R, Reddy K, Hegde AS. Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor parieto-occipital bone. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 53:535-7,2010
  29. Dadlani R, Ghosal N, Bagdi N, Venkatesh PK, Hegde AS. Chronic brain abscess secondary to a retained wooden foreign body: diagnostic and management dilemmas. Indian J Pediatrics 77:575- 6,2010.
  30. Furtado SV, Visvanathan K, Nandita G, Reddy K, Hegde AS.Multiple fourth ventricular hydatidosis. J Clinical Neurosciences16:110-2,2009
  31. Furtado SV, Anantharam BA, Kalyan reddy, Hegde AS. Repair of Chiari III malformation with cranioplasty and an occipital rotation flap. Technical note. Surgical Neurology 72:414-7.2009
  32. Furtado SV, Hegde AS.Trigeminal neuralgia due to small Meckel’s cave epidermoid: Surgery using extra-dural corridor. Technical note. Skull Base19:353-7,2009
  33. Furtado SV, Reddy K, Khandelwal N, Hegde AS. Persistent primitive hypoglossal artery associated with lower basilar artery aneurysm: diagnosis and clinical implications. Neurology India 57:79-81,2009
  34. Furtado SV, Visvanathan K,Reddy K,Hegde AS. Pseudotumor cerebri: as a cause for early deterioration after Chiari I malformation surgery. Child’s Nervous System 25:1007-12,2009
  35. Furtado SV, Venkatesh PK, Dadlani R, Reddy K, Hegde AS. Adult medulloblastoma and the “dural-tail” sign: rare mimic of a posterior petrous meningioma. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 111:540-3,2009
  36. Furtado SV, Dadlani R, Ghosal N, Mahadevan A, Shankar SK, Hegde AS. Co-existing thyrotropin secreting pituitary adenoma and low grade glioma:clinical considerations and literature review. J Neurosurgical Sciences 53:71-5,2009
  37. Furtado SV, Reddy K, Hegde AS. Morphometric analysis of posterior fossa dimensions in pediatric and adult Chiari I Malformations. J Clinical Neurosciences 16:1449-54,2009.
  38. Furtado SV, Dash PK, Reddy K, Hegde AS. Budd-Chiari syndrome, ascites and shunt malfunction due to hyperosmolar hypernatremia in operated pediatric craniopharyngiomas: a red herring. Child’s Nervous System 24:1051-5,2008
  39. Ghosal N, Thakre D, Murthy G, Hegde AS.Cerebral calculi in the temporal horn of the lateral ventricle: report of an unusual case. Histopathology 50:817-8,2007
  40. Ghosal N, Furtado SV, Santosh V, Sridhar M, Hegde AS. Co-existing fibrous dysplasia and atypical lymphoplasmacyte-rich meningioma. Neuropathology 27:269-72,2007
  41. Ghosal N, Murthy G, Visvanathan K, Sridhar M, Hegde AS. Isolated intracranial Rosai Dorfman disease masquerading as meningioma: a case report. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 50:382-4,2007
  42. Sreedhar M, Menon S, Varma G, Ghosal N. Cervico-Thoracic Neuroenteric Cyst- A case report. Ind J Radiol Imag 16:99-102,2006
  43. Ghosal N, Satish R, Menon S, Hegde AS, Santosh V. Pituitary adenoma-neuronal choristoma (PANCH): cytomorphology on smear preparation. Cytopathology 17:149-52,2006
  44. Ghosal N, Sridhar M, Satish R, Puvaneshwari M, Hegde AS. Visual pathway glioma presenting as suprasellar mass with extension into the retrosellar region — a diagnosis by smear preparation. Cytopathology 15:238-40,2004
  45. Ghosal N, Furtado SV, Santosh V,Sridhar M, Hegde AS. Co-existing fibrous dysphasia & atypical lymphoplasmacyte rich meningioma: Neuropathology 27 (3). 269-272
  46. Furtado SV, Dash PK, Reddy K, Hegde AS.Budd-Chiari syndrome, ascites and shunt malfunction due to hyperosmolar hypernatremia in operated pediatric craniopharyngiomas: a red herring. Childs Nervous System.;24(9):1051-5, Sep,2008.
  47. Furtado SV, Visvanathan K, Nandita G, Reddy K, Hegde AS. Multiple fourth ventricular hydatidosis. J Clinical Neurosciences;16(1):110-2, Jan ,2009
  48. Furtado SV, Anantharam BA, Kalyan reddy, Hegde AS. Repair of Chiari III malformation with cranioplasty and an occipital rotation flap. Technical note. Surg Neurol. 2009 Oct;72(4):414-7
  49. Trigeminal neuralgia due to small Meckel’s cave epidermoid: Surgery using extra-dural corridor. Technical note. Skull Base. 2009 Sep;19(5):353-7
  50. Furtado SV, Reddy K, Khandelwal N, Hegde AS. Persistent primitive hypoglossal artery associated with lower basilar artery aneurysm: diagnosis and clinical implications. Neurol India. 2009 Jan-Feb;57(1):79-81
  51. Furtado SV, Visvanathan K,Reddy K, Hegde AS. Pseudotumor cerebri: as a cause for early deterioration after Chiari I malformation surgery. Childs Nerv Syst. 2009 Aug;25(8):1007-12
  52. Furtado SV, Venkatesh PK, Dadlani R, Reddy K, Hegde AS. Adult medulloblastoma and the “dural-tail” sign: rare mimic of a posterior petrous meningioma. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2009 Jul;111(6):540-3
  53. Furtado SV, Dadlani R, Ghosal N, Mahadevan A, Shankar SK, Hegde AS.Co-existing thyrotropin secreting pituitary adenoma and low grade glioma:clinical considerations and literature review J Neurosurg Sci. 2009 Jun;53(2):71-5
  54. Furtado SV, Reddy K, Hegde AS. Morphometric analysis of posterior fossa dimensions in pediatric and adult Chiari I Malformations. J Clin Neurosci. 2009 Nov; 16(11):1449-54.
  55. Furtado SV, Thakre DJ, Venkatesh PK, Reddy K, Hegde AS. Morphometric analysis of intracranial volume and formen magnum in pediatric Chiari I Malformations. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2010 Feb;152(2):221-7
  56. Furtado SV, Saikiran NA, Ghosal N, Hegde AS.Giant solid invasive prolactinoma in a prepubescent male with gynaecomastia Pediatr Neurol. 2010 Jan;42(1):72-4
  57. Gupta K, Hegde AS. J Clin Neurosci. 17 (2010) 938–943
  58. Furtado SV, Venkatesh PK, Ghosal N, Hegde AS. Reduction in Size of a Large Rathke’s Cleft Cyst on Treatment with Low Dose of Corticosteroid. Horm Metab Res [Epub ahead of print]
  59. Ghosal N, Furtado SV, Hegde AS. Pinealoblastoma with prominent retinoblastic differentiation: An unusual case in an adult. Neuropathology. 2010 Aug;30(4):439-42
  60. Ghosal N, Dadlani R, Furtado SV, Bagdi N, Hegde AS. Dural based primary osteosarcoma in right fronto-temporal region: Case report with review of literature. Neurol India. 2010 Jan-Feb;58(1):128-30
  61. Furtado SV, Venkatesh PK, Hegde AS. Neurological complications and surgical outcome in patients with anterior choroidal segment aneurysms. Int J Neurosci. 2010 Apr;120(4):291-7
  62. Ghosal N, Furtado SV, Hegde AS.Rosette forming glioneuronal tumor pineal gland and tectum: An intraoperative diagnosis on smear preparation. Diagn Cytopathol. 2010 Aug;38(8):590-3.
  63. Furtado SV, Venkatesh PK, Furtado AD, Murthy GK, Hegde AS.Paradoxical embolus across atrial septal defect and posterior circulation infarct in neurosurgical patients. Int J Neurosci. 2010 Jul; 120(7):516-20
  64. Furtado SV, Venkatesh PK, Ghosal N, Hegde AS. Co-existing intracranial tumors with pituitary adenomas: genetic association or co-incidence? J Cancer Res Ther. 2010 Apr-Jun;6(2):221-3
  65. Furtado SV, Mohan D, Hegde AS.Ophthalmic segment aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage presenting with contralateral abducens nerve palsy: a false localizing sign. Optometry. 2010 Sep; 81(9):450-453.
  66. Thakar S, Furtado SV, Ghosal N, Hegde AS.A peri-trigonal giant tumefactive cavernous malformation: case report and review of literature. Childs Nerv Syst. 2010 Dec;26(12):1819-23
  67. Dadlani R, Furtado SV, Ghosal N, Prasanna KV, Hegde AS. Unusual clinical and radiological presentation of metastatic choriocarcinoma to the brain and long-term remission following emergency craniotomy and adjuvant EMA-CO chemotherapy. J Cancer Res Ther. 2010 Oct-Dec;6(4):552-6.
  68. Furtado SV, Venkatesh PK, Ghosal N, Murthy GK, Hegde AS. Clinical and radiological features of pediatric cerebellar anaplastic oligodendrogliomas . Indian J Pediatr. 2011 Jul;78(7):880-3
  69. Furtado SV, Ghosal N, Hegde AS. Calvarial malignant melanotic neuroectodermal tumour of infancy presenting with widespread intracranial metastasis. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2011 Sep 16
  70. Furtado S, Ghosal N, Furtado SV, Gupta K, Hegde AS.Neurocutaneous spectrum of multiple endocrine neoplasia-1. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. 2012 Jan;78(1):93-6
  71. Shyam ME, Sai Kiran Efficacy of Piezo-Electric Surgery for Optic Canal Unroofing: Our Experience with Two Cases.The Open Neurosurgery Journal 4:24-27,2011
  72. Thakar S, Ghosal N, Hegde AS. A cervicothoracic intramedullary ganglioneuroblastoma presenting with acute quadriparesis. Neurology India
  73. Thakar S, Sai Kiran, Hegde AS. Sacral arachnoid cyst causing holocord syringomyelia. Case illustration. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics.
  74. Furtado SV, Murthy GK, Hegde AS. Cervical Spine instability following resection of cervical intradural extramedullary tumours in children . Pediatric Neurosurgery. 2011 Jul 15. [Epub ahead of print]
  75. Furtado SV, Hegde AS. Invasive sphenocavernous aspergilloma complicating an operated case of acromegaly: A dual pathology. Skull Base. DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1275254
  76. Thakar S, Dilip Mohan, Furtado SV, Hegde AS. Symmetrical ventricular lesions in an adolescent male. Journal of Clinical Neurosciences. DOI:10.1016/j.jocn.2010.08.013
  77. Thakar S, Santosh V, Ghosal N, Furtado SV, Hegde AS. Metachronous occurrence of a temporal ganglioglioma and a bifrontal anaplastic ependymoma: Coincidence or an explainable pathological curiosity? British Journal of Neurosurgery. 2011 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print]
  78. Furtado SV, Hegde AS.Management of oculomotor nerve schwannomas in 2 different locations: surgical nuances and comprehensive review . Neurosurgical Review
  79. Ghosal N, Thakar S, Sunita P, Hegde AS. Chordoid glioma in suprasellar location with extension into the third ventricle: Smear preparation morphology of a rare tumor. Diagnostic Cytopathology. DOI: 10.1002/dc.21606
  80. Ghosal N, Dadlani R, Somorendra Singh S, Hegde AS. Atypical extraventricular neurocytoma: a rare and challenging case diagnosed on intraoperative cytology. Cytopathology. 2011 Mar 17. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2303.2011.00861.x. [Epub ahead of print]
  81. Furtado S, Furtado SV, Ghosal N, Hegde AS. Fatal leptomeningeal melanoma in neurocutaneous melanosis. Pediatric dermatology
  82. Dadlani R, Furtado SV, Ghosal N, Hegde AS. Adeloye-Odeku disease in the Indian child: A review. Turkish Journal of Neurosurgery
  83. Ghosal N, Dadlani R, Furtado SV, Gupta K, Hegde AS. Clinicopathological study of diagnostically challenging meningioma mimicks. Journal of Neurooncology
  84. Thakar S, Mohan D, Furtado SV, Ghosal N, Hegde AS. An anaplastic ependymoma presenting as an intrinsic brainstem glioma. Neurology India. 2012 Jan-Feb;60(1):131-2.
  85. Furtado SV, Thakar S, Ghosal N, Hegde AS. Atypical presentation of pediatric mixed germ cell tumors in the sellar-suprasellar region. Neurol India. 2012 Jan-Feb;60(1):90-3
  86. Furtado SV, Thakar S, Hegde AS. The use of image guidance in avoiding vascular injury during trans-sphenoidal access and decompression of recurrent pituitary adenomas. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2012 Jan 23.
  87. Thakar S, Yasha C, Hegde AS. Spontaneous resolution of invasive cerebral aspergillosis following partial surgical resection in a medically untreated infant. Case report. Journal Of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics
  88. Thakar S, Dadlani R, Ghosal N, Jethwani D, Mahadevan A, Hegde AS. Multiple intracranial de-novo chloromas presenting with Garcin’s syndrome. Clinical Neuropathology.
  89. Thakar S, Furtado SV, Ghosal N, Hegde AS. A non-dysraphic paraspinal mass and a ventricular septal defect: unusual components of diabetes-induced mesodermal derangement. Fetal and Pediatric Pathology.
  90. Thakar S, Furtado SV, Ghosal N, Jethwani D, Mahadevan A, Hegde AS. Skull-base Ewing sarcoma with multifocal extracranial metastases. Journal of Cancer Therapeutics and Research.
  91. Sai Kiran NA, Ghosal N, Thakar S, Hegde AS. Synchronous occurrence of a hemorrhagic hypothalamic hamartoma and a suprasellar teratoma. Pediatric Neurosurgery
  92. Thakar S, Sai Kiran NA, Ghosal N, Hegde AS. Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma: a new differential diagnosis for a pediatric pineal neoplasm. Brain Tumor Pathol.
  93. Dadlani R, Nanditha Ghosal, Ravi Khetan, Hegde A S.Neurenteric cyst of the Cerebello pontine angle in an infant presenting with
    obstructive hydrocephalus. Neurology India
  94. Dadlani R, nanditha Ghosal, Hegde A.S. Solitary cerebellous metastasis in a uterine cervical adenocarcinoma after prolonged remission: case report and review of literature. Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice
  95. Ravi Dadlani, Nandita Ghosal, Alangar S Hegde. An unusual
    Metastasis from a breast carcinoma to a psammomatous tuberculum sella meningioma (under revsion – Journal of Cancer Therapeutics and Research)
  96. Ravi Dadlani, Nandita Ghosal, B A Anantharam, Kanchan
    Gupta, Alangar S Hegde. Giant Calvarial Desmoplastic Fibroma:
    A case report and review of literature (under revision – Journal of British Neurosurgery)

Chapter in a book:

Dr Sunil Furatdo & Dr Sumit Thakar have written a chapter,
Intraventricular hydatidosis”, in a book ‘Hydatidosis of the Central Nervous System: Diagnosis and Treatment’. Ed: Turgut M. Springer Verlag, NewYork, 2012.

Invited Lectures, Presentations & Conferences/Workshops:

  1. Dr A.S. Hegde was invited to give a lecture on “Role of Neuronavigation in Brain and Spine surgery” delivered at Silver Jubilee Celebration of Neurosciences Department, VHS Medical Centre, Chennai in Jan 2003
  2. Dr Sunil Shetty attended a course in Micro Surgical Anatomy at Bombay in December, 2002.
  3. Dr Arun Naik presented a paper on ‘Role of MRI Cine fluoroscopy in Post-operative of Evaluation of Syringo-myelia patients’ at the Neurological Society of India, in Trivandrum, Dec 2002.
  4. Dr Satish R attended symposium on Minimal invasive spine surgery – Bern, Switzerland, Jan.2003.
  5. Dr A.S. Hegde attended a workshop on Neuroendoscopy at University of Mainz, Germany in March 2003
  6. Dr A.S Hegde was invited to give a Lecture on “Neuronavigation – Current status” at 2nd Indo-Japanese Symposium held at Bombay. March 22-24, 2003.
  7. Dr Satish Gave a guest lecture on “Spinal trauma & its management” – Indian Medical Association, Symposium March 2003
  8. Dr Satish demonstrated live surgery “Occipitocervical fusion” using Cervifix system and chaired sessions on “Spondylolisthesis” & “Cervical spondylosis”; at Symposium on Spine, Cochin, April 2003. Symposium was attended by surgeons who are exclusively performing spine surgeries
  9. Dr A.S. Hegde gave a talk on ‘Surgical Management of stroke’ – IMA Karavali, Branch Udupi, July 2003
  10. Dr A.S.Hegde delivered a lecture on ‘Advances in Surgical technique for Brain tumours’ at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Studies, Bangalore, July 2003.
  11. Dr A.S Hegde was invited to give a lecture on “Suprasellar Meningioma – Surgical Management in 4th Annual conference of skull base surgery society at Trivandrum.” Sep, 2003.
  12. Dr A.S. Hegde gave a talk on ‘Surgical Management of Intractable Epilepsy Invited lecture, Malnad Epilepsy Association, Shimoga Nov 2003.
  13. Dr A.S. Hegde gave a talk on ‘Surgical Management of Gliomas” to staff and students of Biochemistry, IISC, Bangalore Nov 2003
  14. Dr Satish gave a guest lecture on “Spinal dysraphism” at Bowring Hospital, Bangalore, November 2003.
  15. Dr A.S.Hegde was invited to give a lecture on ‘Modern Surgical management of Brain Tumours’at conference of Indian Association for Cancer held at Bangalore.
  16. Dr A.S. Hegde gave public awareness talks in Radio and TV media on Brain Tumours, Head Injury, Epilepsy, and Brain surgery.
  17. Dr Arun Naik presented a paper on ‘Real Time Imaging in Neuro navigation’ at the Neurological Society of India, in Chandigarh, Dec 2003.
  18. Dr A.S.Hegde was invited to give a lecture on Surgery for giant aneurysms- at the 6th conference of Indian Association of Cerebrovascular surgery at Trivandrum in November 2007
  19. Aneurysm surgery under low-flow state: Dr Sunil Furtado at the 6th conference of Indian Association of Cerebrovascular surgery at Trivandrum in November 2007
  20. Dr Ravi Dadlani attended 11th Microneurosurgery Workshop at V.H.S Medical centre, Chennai on 20-22nd September, 2007
  21. Dr Ravi Dadlani attended Microneurosurgery Workshop – Hands on training on
    Vascular Anastomosis and Nerve Graft suturing at Ethicon Institute of
    Surgical Education, Chennai on 6th October 2007
  22. Dr Ravi Dadlani attended CME and Live Neurosurgery course at KEM Hospital 7th – 9th October 2007
  23. Dr K Visvanathan presented Surgical outcome of posterior circulation aneurysms: SSSHIMS experience : at the 6th conference of Indian Association of Cerebrovascular surgery at Trivandrum in November 2007
  24. Dr Darpan Thakre presented Bilateral carotid artery agenesis: Case report, at the 6th conference of Indian Association of Cerebrovascular surgery at Trivandrum in November 2007
  25. Dr Prasanna presented Surgical outcome of choroidal segment aneurysms, at the 7th conference of Indian Association of Cerebrovascular surgery at Kolkatta in November 2008
  26. Dr Sunil Furtado presented Morphometric analysis of posterior fossa, intracranial volume and foramen magnum in pediatric Chiari malformations, at the 23rd conference of Indian Association of Pediatric Neurosurgeons at Coimbatore. Won best paper award.
  27. Dr Ravi Dadlani presented Syringomyelia in a case of Dandy Walker Malformation, resolution after ventriculoperitoneal shunt, at the 23rd conference of Indian Association of Pediatric Neurosurgeons at Coimbatore.
  28. Dr Ravi D Khetan presented Cerebello-pontine angle neuroentric cyst in an infant with obstructive hydrocephalus at the 23rd conference of Indian Association of Pediatric Neurosurgeons at Coimbatore.
  29. Bangalore Neurological society Nov 2007-2008.
    a) Rathke’s cleft cyst, resolution on treatment with long-term steroid without surgery
    b) Surgical outcome of pediatric Chiari I malformation
    c) Dural based sarcomas
    d) Surgical outcome of Encephalomyodurosynangiosis in Moya-moya disease
  30. Dr Sunil V Furtado attended AO spine basic certification course held in Bangalore in March 2007.
  31. Dr Sunil V Furtado and Dr Darpan Thakre attended a hands-on workshop on artificial disc replacement surgery held at MS Ramaiah Medical College in June 2007.
  32. Dr AS Hegde, Dr Sunil Furtado, Dr K Visvanathan, Dr Darpan Thakre attended the 6th conference of Indian Association of Cerebrovascular surgery at Trivandrum in November 2007 and presented papers.
  33. Dr AS Hegde, Dr Ganesh Murthy, Dr Sunil Furtado, Dr Ravi Dadlani, Dr K Visvanathan, Dr Darpan Thakre attended Ghinde oration by Prof Yasergil held in March 2008, at Mumbai
  34. Dr Ravi Dadlani Dr Sumit Thakar, Dr K Visvanathan, Dr Darpan Thakre attended a hands-on workshop conducted on cervical spondylosis held in Bangalore in October 2008.
  35. Dr Prasanna attended and presented a paper at the 7th conference of Indian Association of Cerebrovascular surgery at Kolkatta in November 2008
  36. Dr Sunil V Furtado, Dr Ravi Dadlani, Dr Ravi Khetan attended the 23rd conference of Indian Association of Pediatric Neurosurgeons at Coimbatore in November 2008 and presented papers.
  37. Dr Sunil Furtado attended an observer-ship at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics at Iowa City, USA in April-May 2008 under Dr Arnold H Menezes and at New England Medical Centre at Boston, USA in June 2008 under Dr Carl Heilman.
  38. Dr Gandhi Verma attended an observership in Neurosurgery at Kansas City, USA in Oct-November 2008
  39. Dr Vinayak K attended the Annual conference of Neurological Society of India held at AFMC Pune, in December 2008
  40. Dr Sunil Furtado made a presentation: Management of hemifacial spasm due to ectatic vertebro-basilar artery , at the 9thannual meeting of the Indian Society of Cerebrovascular surgery held at Manipal on 12th& 13thSept 2009
  41. Dr Ravi Dadlani made a electronic Poster presentation:Metachronous occurrence of a spinal anaplastic astrocytoma & a corpus callosum glioblastoma multiform: A case for intracranial metastases with malignant transformation? 21st Neuropedicon,Hyderabad,Nov 2010
  42. Dr Ravi Dadlani, Nandita Ghosal, Sai Kiran N A, Alangar S Hegde, made a poster presentation: Unusual spinal involvement in two cases of multifocal intracranial adult Pilocytic Astrocytomas in Neuro Spine conference at Bangalore in 2011
  43. Dr Sunil Furtado made a presentation: Correlation of functional outcome with clinico-radiological factors in surgically managed pediatric Chiari I malformation, at the 21st annual meeting of the Indian Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery held at Hyderabad, India in Nov. 2010
  44. Dr Ravi Dadlani participated as a faculty in Critical Care Medicine Update at SSSIHMS,Whitefield on 29TH – 30TH May 2010
  45. Dr Ravi Dadlani attended Vertebroplasty Cadaveric CME at Bangalore Medical college and Research Institute on 27TH Nov 2010
  46. Dr Sunil Furtado made Poster presentation at the 13thAnnual Conference of the Skull Base Society of India held in Oct 2011 at CMC, Vellore, India “Management of oculomotor nerve schwannomas in 2 different locations; surgical nuances and approaches”
  47. Dr Saikiran N A made a poster presentation-Far lateral inferior suboccipital approach for anteriorly located foramen magnum lesions, at the 13thAnnual Conference of the Skull Base Society of India held in Oct 2011 at CMC, Vellore, India
  48. Saikiran N A , Sunil V Furtado, Thakar S , Hegde A S. Intradural anterior clinoidectomy and optic canal unroofing in surgical management of ophthalmic segment aneurysms- technical note Annual conference of Indian society of cerebrovascular surgery at AIIMS, Delhi October, 2011
  49. Presentations at Bangalore Neurological Society Meeting November 2010 – Surgical outcome of thalamic and basal ganglia gliomas.
  50. Presentations at Bangalore Neurological Society Meeting November 2011- Management issues in a complex case of basilar invagination associated with large fourth ventricular dermoid and Klippel –Feil syndrome.
  51. Dr Sumit Thakar attended a hands-on workshop on cervical spondylosis held in Bangalore in October 2008.
  52. Dr Sumit Thakar attended the combined 6th Endonasal endoscopic skullbase workshop and Ginde Oration in Mumbai from 9th-11th April, 2010.
  53. Dr Sumit Thakar attended the Spine 2011 the Annual Conference of the Neuro Spinal Surgeons Association (NSSA), India from 9th to 11th September, 2011.
  54. Dr Sumit Thakar attended a Skull base workshop at CMC, Vellore in Oct 2011.
  55. Dr Sumit Thakar made a poster presentation: Skull-base chloromas presenting with Garcin’s syndrome, at the 13th Annual Conference of the Skull Base Society of India at CMC, Vellore from October 20th-22nd, 2011
  56. Dr Sumit Thakar made a poster presentation: Resection of thalamic gliomas: Case selection and surgical considerations. An institutional experience of 40 patients, at the 60th  Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India (Neurocon 2011) in Bangalore from 15th-19th December, 2011
  57. Dr Ravi Dadlani, Nandita Ghosal, Alangar S Hegde made a poster presentation: Giant Calvarial Desmoblastic Fibroma: A case report at ISNOCON 2012, NIMHANS, Bangalore

Honours & Awards:

  1. Dr. A. S. Hegde was awarded the prestigious Rajyotsava Award for 2003, by the Government of Karnataka for his yeomen service in the field of medicine
  2. Dr. A. S. Hegde was honoured by Bangalore Bunts Sangha for the meritorious service rendered to the society, on April 14th 2003, on the occasion of Ugadi Celebration.
  3. Dr. A. S. Hegde is a member of PhD committee of NIMHANS, a Deemed University.
  4. Dr. A.S. Hegde is a member of Ethics Committee of NIMHANS, a Deemed University
  5. Dr. A.S. Hegde is a member of expert committee set up byHigh Court of Karnataka to inspect Govt. Hospitals in Bangalore & suggest improvements.
  6. Dr Sunil Furtado received best paper award: Morphometric analysis of intracranial volume and foramen magnum dimensions in pediatric Chiari I malformations at the 19thannual meeting of the Indian Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery held at Coimbatore in Nov. 2008
  7. Dr Sunil Furtado received best paper award: Correlation of functional outcome with with clinico-radiological factors in surgically managed pediatric Chiari I malformation at the 21thannual meeting of the Indian Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery held at Hyderabad, India in Nov. 2010

 

Brain Aneurysm Surgery under Total Circulatory Arrest

Giant Aneurysm Surgery under Total Circulatory Arrest

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Spine Surgery in progress

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Endoscopic Transnasal Pituitary Surgery in progress

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