Department of Respiratory Medicine

 OVERVIEW:

The Department Of Respiratory Medicine is a centre for diagnosis and management of various respiratory disorders. The department offers facilities like fiber optic bronchoscopy, allergy testing and PFT which helps in diagnosis and management of various respiratory disorders. It is equipped with Polysomonography too which aids in the diagnosis and management of various sleep related disorders.

Key Highlights

  • The Department Of Respiratory Medicine is a centre for diagnosis and management of various respiratory disorders
  • Regular seminars, case presentations and journal presentation for PG students
  • Good infrastructure for management of respiratory disorders in terms of fiberoptic bronchoscopy, allergy testing and PFT
  • Best-in-class infrastructure and faculty profile
  • Clinical rounds daily morning and evening benefitting both students and patients
  • PG’s are allotted THESIS to be submitted as part of requirement of fulfillment of MD degree approved by MCI
  • Digital Picture Archiving and Communication System (DPACS) for online storage and transfer of X-rays and blood investigations.

 ABOUT THE AREA OF STUDY

Respiratory Medicine is a sub-specialty of Internal Medicine that covers diseases pertaining to respiratory system, dealing with diagnosis and management of disorders related to pulmonary parenchymal, vascular, airway and pleural spaces. It also deals with management of various sleep related disorders.

Research Publications/Journals:

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Topic

Authors

Name of indexed/national journals with ISSN No.

1

 Association Of Bronchiectasis In Moderate To Severe Copd Patients Attending Katuri Medical College Hospital, Guntur From 2011-2013

Dr.R.Ramakrishna

 Journal of Evidence based Medicine and Healthcare; Volume 2, Issue 13, March 30, 2015; Page: 1963-1973

2.

 Two Cases Of Type Ii Respiratory Failure In Copd Treated In Katuri Medical College Hospital, Guntur And An Overview Of Treatment Of Acute Exacerbation And Respiratory Failure

Dr.R.Ramakrishna

 J of Evidence Based Med & Hlthcare, pISSN- 2349-2562, eISSN- 2349-2570/ Vol. 2/Issue 17/Apr 27, 2015

3.

 Obliteration Of Costophrenic Angte In A Plain X-Ray Chest

Dr.R.Ramakrishna

 Journal of Evidence Based Med & Hlthcare, pISSN- 2349-2562, eISSN- 2349-2570/ Vol. 2/Issue 35/Aug. 31, 2015

4.

 A Clinical Study Of Selected Parameters Of Smoking Habit Among Patients Attending Pulmonology Opd In Katuri Medical College Hospital, Guntur During 2012-2014

Dr.R.Ramakrishna

 Journal of Evidence based Medicine and Healthcare; Volume 2, Issue 9, March 02, 2015; Page: 1317-1328.

5.

 A Clinical Analysis Of Selected Parameters Of Smoking Among Patients Attending Katuri Medical College Hospital Pulmonology Opd, Guntur From 2012-2014

Dr.R.Ramakrishna

 Journal of Evidence based Medicine and Healthcare; Volume 2, Issue 10, March 09, 2015; Page: 1387-1404.

6.

 A Comparative Study Of Sputum Smears By Ziehl Neelsen Staining Versus Fluorescent Staining In The Diagnosis Of Pulmonary Tuberculosis In Patients Suffering With Cough For 2 Weeks Or More

Dr.R.Ramakrishna

 Journal of Evidence based Medicine and Healthcare; Volume 2, Issue 11, March 16, 2015; Page: 1651-1659.

7

Prospective Study Of Pathogens Associated With Community Acquired Pneumonia In A Mixed Population Of Hiv And Non-Hiv Infected Abults

Dr.P.V.Kalyan Kumar

Journal of .Evolution medical & Dental SciencespiSSn-2278-4748Vol.05/iaaue16

8

Clinical Study Of Morbidity And Mortality Of People Living With Hiv (Plhiv) Admitted To A Tertiary Health Center In Guntur, Andhra Pradesh

Dr.P.V.Kalyan Kumar

Journal of .Evidence Based MedicineHealthic,plSSN-2349-2562,Vol.3/issue 05

9

Retrospective Study Of Optimising The Use Of Computed Tomography Pulmonary Angiography (Ctpa) For The Diagnosis Of Pulmonary Embolism In Places With Limited Resources 

Dr.P.V.Kalyan Kumar

Journal of Evoluation of Research in Pulmonary MedicineVolume :2Issue :2

10

Two years prospective observational study of haemoptysis at one of the tertiary health centres in andhra pradesh.

Dr.P.V.Kalyan Kumar

Journal of Evoluation of Research in Pulmonary MedicineVolume:2Issue:2

11

Profile of patients presenting with bronchial asthma in a tertiary health centre.

Dr.P.V.Kalyan Kumar

Journal of Evoluation of Research in Pulmonary MedicineVolume:2 Issue:2

12

Two Cases of Type II Respiratory Failure in COPD treated in Katuri Medical College Hospital, Guntur and an overview of treatment of acute exacerbation and respiratory failure

Dr.P.V.Kalyan Kumar

Journal of Evidence Based Medicine & Health care,pISSN:2349-2562Vol:2 Issue:17

13

Tuberculosis Airway Disease and Bronchiectasis-A Debilitating trio

Dr.P.V.Kalyan Kumar

Journal of Evidence Based Medicine & Health care,pISSN:2349-2570Vol:3 Issue:20

14

Study of 200 cases of Pleural Fluid

Dr.P.V.Kalyan Kumar

Journal of Evidence Based Medicine & Healthcare,pISSN:2349-2570Vol:3 Issue:76

15

Prospective Study of Moxifloxacin Prophylaxix in Patients  Suffering with HIV having contact History of Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB)

Dr.P.V.Kalyan Kumar

Journal of Pulmonary & Respiratory MedicineISSN:2161-105XVol:6 Issue 5