Clinical Research

Department of Clinical Research

The Department of Clinical Research was started in December 2014. The scope of the department is to conduct high quality research in translation medicine with the aim to:

  • Improve our understanding of the pathogenesis of various diseases

  • Test and develop newer treatment modalities

  • Improve patient handling and management

Department of Neurosurgery (Dr. A. Lakshmipathi Neurological Centre)

  • Krishnan SS, Nigam P, Bachh O, Vasudevan MC. Quad Fever: Treatment through Lowering of Ambient Temperature. Indian J Crit Care Med. 2018 Jan;22(1):43-45. doi: 10.4103/ijccm.IJCCM_295_17.

  • Krishnan SS, Patel BR, Vasudevan MC Concurrent Multilevel Spinal Intra-medullary with Extensive Intracranial Tuberculomas: A Rare Case Report. Asian J Neurosurg. 2017 Oct-Dec;12(4):774-778. doi: 10.4103/1793-5482.185073.

  • Vasudevan MC, Kameswaran M, Devareddy G, Amarnath D, Krishnan SS. A rare case of an internal acoustic meatal tuberculoma involving the VII-VIII nerve complex.Neurol India. 2017 May-Jun;65(3):658-660. doi: 10.4103

  • Goyal S, Krishnan SS, Kameswaran M, Vasudevan MC, Ranjith, Natarajan K. Does cerebellar flocculus size affect subjective outcomes in pediatric auditory brainstem implantation. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Jun; 97:30-34. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2017.03.027. Epub 2017 Mar 22.

  • Chidambaram S, Vasudevan MC, Nair MN, Joyce C, Germanwala AV.Impact of Operating Room Environment on Postoperative Central Nervous System Infection in a Resource-Limited Neurosurgical Center in South Asia.World Neurosurg. 2018 Feb; 110:e239-e244. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.10.142. Epub 2017 Nov 22

Department of Psychiatry

1. CASP- An intervention to reduce suicide among Refugees – International Journal of Social Psychiatry (Published during 2017-18)

2. Is Hinduism Ambivalent about Suicide? (On-going research)

Department of Diabetes and TAG-VHS Diabetes Research Centre

1. CASP- An intervention to reduce suicide among Refugees – International Journal of Social Psychiatry (Published during 2017-18)

2. Is Hinduism Ambivalent about Suicide? (On-going research)

(a) Type 1 Diabetes,
(b) Neurological conditions (stroke, – Para/quadriplegia, Parkinsonism, Cranial Nerve Palsies,
(c) Locomotor problems – Osteoarthritis, Intervertebral Disc Prolapse etc.,
(d) A host of various other Acute and Chronic Clinical conditions

3. EDTA Chelation and its application in Clinical Medicine
– CVS, Severe Diabetic Poly Neuropathy, etc.
– Statistics available vide website

4. Dr.Wheatgrass Spray and Balm (Gel) in wound healing diabetics and non-diabetics.

5. Paida – Lajin Therapy and its clinical application – vide website

6. Electrolysed Reduced alkaline Water in Health and Disease

7. Miscellaneous:

  • Role of Ayurveda in the treatment of Diabetes Mellitus
  • Chinese Volcanic Ash Therapy and its success in the treatment of Intractable CORNS

8. Nano Silver Socks effect in Diabetic Neuropathy. The comparative Combined effects of DAMM / PEMFE therapies in challenged children (Autism / MR)

Dr. A. Lakshmipathi Research Center for Ayurveda (CCRAS)

Dr. Achanta Lakshmipathi Research Centre for Ayurveda started functioning as a grant-in-aid unit from 1st February, 1965 under the auspices of the Central Council for Ayurvedic Research of the Ministry of Ayush, Govt. of India. According to the new mandate i.e., Clinical research on life-style related and non-communicable diseases, the various activities of the Center have highlighted in brief as below.

Out Patient Department: A total number of 2615 patients were treated, out of which 946 were male, 1669 were female. In geriatric OPD a total number of 560 patients were being benefited by taking the treatment out of which, 106 were male and 454 were female patients. In Specialty ‘Flu like illness’ OPD a total number of 142 patients were treated in which 56 were male and 86 were female.

Clinical Research Projects: Continuing IMR Clinical trial entitled ‘Clinical evaluation of Sukumara Ghritam and Brahmi Churnam in the management of Menopausal Syndrome” in which total number of 18 patients were screened, 17 participants have been enrolled along with 6 patients who have completed the trial.


Dr. K.Priya, MBBS

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Dr.J.Vijay Amritraj , MBBS

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Dr.K.V.Rajeswari, MBBS

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