Doctor

Prof. Dr. G Vijayaraghavan

Cardiology
Designation :

Vice-Chairman & Director-Medical Services, Dean-Academics Senior Consultant - Cardiology

Languages Known :

English

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Doctors Profile

  • MD
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sponddyloarthopathy
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Idiopathic Inflammatory Myositis
  • Vasculitis
  • APLA
 
  • International Fellow: American Heart Association.
  • Fellow: Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, U K.
  • Fellow: American College of Cardiology from 1976.
  • Fellow: Royal college of Physicans, London, U.K.
  • Life Member: American Society of Echocardiography.
  • International Society for Cardiac research.
  • Cardiological Society of India.
  • Association of Physician`s of India.
  • Indian Medical Association.
  • Indian Society of Medical Ultrasound.
  • IndianAcademyof Echocardiography.
  • Secretary Cardiological Society of India, Kerala Chapter, 1976 to 1980.
  • Chairman Council for research on heart muscle disease, Cardiological Society of India, 1980 to 1985.
  • President Cardiological Society of India, Kerala Chapter, 1990 to 1991.
  • Vice President Indian Academy of Echocardiography 1995 to 1997.
  • President Indian Academy of Echocardiography 1997 to 1999.

  • Research Work


  • At the Medical College and Hospital, Trivandrum, India.

    • Late potentials in Endomyocardial Fibrosis.

    • Prognostic factors in Cerbera Odollum poisoning.

    • Comparative study of Cerbera Odollum and Thevetia Nerifolia poisoning.

    • Morphometric study of normal coronary arteries in Indians.

  • At the Faculty of Medicine, and Chest Hospital, Kuwait.
    • Regional localization of calcium in the mitral apparatus. Study using 2-Dimensional echocardiography and examination of the excised valve.
    • Interatrial flow dynamics in atrial septal defect; study using Doppler blood flow imaging.
    • Spatial geometry of rheumatic mitral regurgitation jet in color Doppler blood flow imaging.
    • Right ventricular ejection characteristics in isolated pulmonary valvar stenosis; A Doppler echocardiographic study.
    • Morphometric studies in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.
    • Pulmonary venous flow pattern in rheumatic mitral stenosis; A trans esophageal Echo study. (Papers presented at the World Congress of Paediatric Cardiology, Feb 1987 at Vienna, Austria; at the Asian Pacific conference on Doppler and Echocardiography Nov 1987 at San Diego, U.S.A, World Congress of Paediatric Cardiology, Nov 1989, at Bangkok, Thailand and World Congress of Cardiology, Feb 1990, at Manila, Philippines).
  • At the University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
    • Multiple apical cross sectional echocardiography in the: – (i) Study of mitral valve apparatus in ischaemic mitral valve prolapse. (ii) Study of left ventricular asynergy in patients with chronic stable angina. (Paper presented at the American Heart association Annual meeting, 1983 at Anaheim, California, U.S.A)
    • Role of continuous wave Doppler in Cardiology. (Paper published in American Heart Journal 1983; 107: 1275-1276, American Journal of cardiology, 1985; 56: 465-469 and in “Doppler Echocardiography; A Practical Manual” published by John Wiley and Sons, New York, U.S.A. 1985).
  • At the Medical College and Hospital, Trivandum, India.
    • Two dimensional echocardiographic features of tropical endomyocardial fibrosis with special reference to regional echo intensity. (Papers presented at the American Heart Association annual meeting at Dallas, Texas, U.S.A Nov 1982, at the World congress of Tropical Cardiology at Bombay, India 1982, at the Asian Pacific Congress of Cardiology at Bangkok, Thailand, 1984, at the First Asian Pacific Conference on Doppler and Echocardiography at Tokyo, Japan, 1985 and at the Second Asian Pacific Conference on Doppler and Echocardiography at San Diego, U.S.A. Nov 1987. Papers published in British Heart Journal 1983; 50:450-459,Postgraduate Medical Journal 1982; 59: 179-183).
  • At the Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, India.
    • Effect of beta-adrenergic blocking agents in the haemodynamics of: –
      • Tetralogy of Fallot.
      • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
      • (Published in Indian Heart Journal 1976; 28: 165-169, & Journal of Association of Physician’s of India, 1976; 24:631-636).
    • Haemodynamics of Endomyocardial fibrosis. (Published in British Heart Journal 1977; 39:563-568, and American Heart Journal, 1983; 105: 659-666)
    • Cardiovascular effects of intravenous Verapamil in normal subjects. (Published in Indian Heart Journal 1978; 30: 159-162)
  • As a part of Doctor of Medicine (Cardiology ) programme at the Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, India. “Cardiovascular effects of Cerebrin”. (Published in Indian Heart Journal, 1974; 26: 79-83 and in the Indian Journal of Pharmacology, 1973; 5: 249)
  • As a part of Doctor of Medicine (Internal Medicine) programme at the Medical College, Trivandrum, India.Carbohydrate and Lipid metabolism in the normal relatives of diabetic subjects”. Thesis submitted to the University of Kerala, India, 1969 (Paper presented at the First National conference on Diabetes Mellitus, Madras, India, January, 1969.) PUBLICATIONS.

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