Kottayam Government Medical College
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Department of Nephrology

Dept. Head
:
DR. K. P. Jayakumar
Location
:
OP Block
OP Days & Time
:
Wednesday & Thursday 10.30 am to 1.00 pm(room No 323 ,A Block) Friday(Transplantation &CAPD) 10.30am (Nephro Dept)
Ward No
:
16, 26
Phone
:
04812597311 – Ext 254,297,9447053794
Email ID
:
drkpjk@gmail.com
 
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  Faculty & Staff of Nephrology Department
No
Doctor name
Designation
Phone
1
  Dr. K. P. Jayakumar
  Professor & HOD
  9447053794, 0481-2594949  
2
  Dr. Usha Samuel
  Associate Professor
  9447779580  
3
  Dr. Manju L
  Assistant Professor(on leave)
  Nil  
4
  Dr. Manjula R
  Senior Lecturer(on leave)
  Nil  
5
  Dr. Jayameena P
  Senior Resident
  Nil  
6
  Dr. Joseph Vinu P. A.
  Senior Resident
  Nil  
7
  Dr. Roshin Joseph Pakalomattom
  Senior Resident
  Nil  
8
  Mr. Krishnakumar B
  Dialysis Technician
  Nil  
9
  Mr. Biju Simon Panicker
  Dialysis Technician
  Nil  
10
  Mr Binu G Nair
  Dialysis Technician
  Nil  
11
  Mr Rajesh Jacob
  Dialysis Technician
  Nil  
12
  Miss Sunitha S
  Dialysis Technician
  Nil  
13
  Miss Sunitha
  Dialysis Technician
  Nil  
14
  Miss Manila
  Dialysis Technician
  Nil  
15
  Miss Saranya
  Dialysis Technician
  Nil  
16
  Mrs Vineetha
  Dialysis Technician
  Nil  
17
  Mr. Sabu K
  Lab Technician
  Nil  
18
  Mr. Raju
  Lab Technician
  Nil  
19
  Mrs. Sreelatha
  Lab Technician
  Nil  
20
  Mr. Hari
  Clerical Assistant
  Nil  
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 Facilities of Nephrology Department
 

Brief History

The division of nephrology was born in Nov. 1981 by the untiring efforts of Prof. R Kasivisweswaran. Peritoneal dialysis was offered to patients from 1975. First hemodialysis was done using Drakewillock machine in 1981 Nov. Renal biopsy was started in July 1981. Prof R Kasivisweswaran was the first Professor and Head. DM nephrology course was started in 1995.The Division of Nephrology was renamed as the Department of Nephrology in 2007

Head of the Department

Dr R Kasi Visweswaran

1981- 1998

Dr A Vimala

1998- 2001

Dr K P Jayakumar

2001-2006

Dr A Vimala

2006-2008

Dr K P Jayakumar

2008- 

Importantant land marks

CRRT 

1998

Maintanace Hemodialysis

( 1998-1999)

CAPD 

1999

New ward for Nephrology patients

2002

Regular Maintanance Hemodialysis 

2002

Regular Hemoperfusion 

2002 

Regular Hemoperfusion

2002 

Renal Transplantation

2002 June 30th

CRRT with Prismaflex

2008

New Hemodialysis ward 2009

2009 

Facilities Available

I.      Facilities

Acute Hemodialysis
Maintenance Hemodialysis 
Renal Transplantation
Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis

Continuous Renal Replacement therapy
Hemoperfusion 
Membrane Plasmapheresis
Laboratory services

Acute Peritoneal Dialysis
ABG Analysis

II.    Courses run by the Department

Name of Course

Annual intake

DM Nephrology 

One candidate per year

Diploma in Dialysis Technology Ten candidates per year

III.    Academic activities:

1. Teaching and training programs for senior residents in Nephrology

     a) Topic Discussions – Monday, Tuesday, Friday
     b) Case Discussions – Wednesday, Thursday
     c) Histopathology Discussion – Saturday
2. Teaching and Training Programs for Junior Residents in Medicine and Pediatrics
3. Teaching and training programs for PGDDT students

IV.   Papers presented

 1. Renal Parenchymal diseases presenting as hypertension during pregnancy–World Congress of 

     nephrology Sydney 1997
 2. CVVHD in Leptospirosis Asia Pacific Congress of Nephrology Singapore 2004
 3. Hypotension in Leptospirosis- Role of aggressive management in reducing dialysis National

     Conference of Nephrology Kozhikode 1995
 4. Full House Immunoglobulins in Renal biopsy National conference of Nephrology New Delhi 1996
 5. Correlation of clinical diagnosis & renal biopsy findings in Glomerular diseases National   

     Conference  of nephrology Bombay 2000
 6. Urinary Electrolytes –Clinical Applications Indian Society of Southern Chapter Thirupathy 2002
 7. Acute renal Failure in Obstetrics ,All Kerala Gynecology Associatin meeting Kozhikode 1998
 8. Pregnancy Induced Hypertension All Kerala Gynecology meeting Kottaya 2003
 9. Ig A Nephropathy – prognostic Factors ISNSC Bangalore 1996

10. Acute Interstitial Nephritis ISNSC Madurai 2000
11. Evaluation of Donors after Kidney Transplantation ISNSC Madurai 2000
12. CRRT in Leptospirosis ISNSC Coimbatore 2003
13. Pnticelli regimen in Membranous Nephropathy ISNSC Coimbatore 2003
14. Cheroarthropathy in Diabetes Mellitus ISNSC Coimbatore 2003
15. Plasmapheresis in Guillain Barre Syndrome ISNSC Mangalore 2004
16. Hemoperfusion in Poisoning ISNSC Mangalore 2004
17. Renal Transplantation Medicine Update Kottayam 2002
18. Blood Gas Analysis Paediatrics CME Kottayam 2002
19. Nephrlogy for practicing Physicians Moovattupuzha 2002
20. Coverting Enzyme Inhibitors API Kerala Chapter Thiruvalla 2001
21. Diabetic nephropathy Medicine Update Medical College Alappuzha 2003
22. CRRT in Acute Renal Failure CME Medical College Kottayam 2003
23. Nephrotic syndrome in Children State Paediatrics conference Kottayam 2003
24. Metabolic Acidosis Annual Conference of Anestheciology Kottayam 2008
25. Acid Base Changes diring Hemodialysis ISNSC Madras 2005
26. Biomarkers in Acute Kidney Injury NAK Kochi 2008
27. Urinary Creatinine in AKI NAK 2009
28. Renal Preservation in Hemodialysis NAK 2006
29. Granulomatous Nephritis NAK 2008
30. Hemophagocytosis in Renal Transplantation NAK Kochi 2008
31. Post transplant Anemia NAK Kochi 2008
32. Anti GBM disese with IgA Deposit NAK 2009
33. Management o HCV Infection in ESRD Gastro Nephro Dncology Expert Meet 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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