Dr P Santosh Prabhu

Associate Professor

Department of Paediatric Surgery

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Dr P Santosh Prabhu teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students.
    • He is involved in training of MCh students in Paediatric Surgery.

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Semester / Year
Paediatric Surgery 6th and 8th semester
Paediatric surgery
Paediatric Surgery

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
DNB Paediatric Surgery Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital, Chennai 2005
MBBS KMC, Mangalore 1998

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor in Paediatric Surgery 07/2010 till date
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor in Paediatric Surgery 02/2007 to 06/2010
Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Bangalore Senior Resident 05/2005 to 01/2007

Perioperative respiratory care and outcomes for patients undergoing high risk abdominal surgery. A 2 X 2 factorial, international pragmatic randomised trial across low and middle-income countries

  • Name of the project : Perioperative respiratory care and outcomes for patients undergoing high risk abdominal surgery. A 2 X 2 factorial, international pragmatic randomised trial across low and middle-income countries
  • Investigators : Dr Vijay Kumar, Dr P Santosh Prabhu, Dr Sundeep P T, Dr Krishna H M, Dr Stanley Mathew, Dr Muralidhar V Pai
  • Funding agencies: National institutes of health research (NIHR), UK.  The University  of Birmingham.
  • Brief overview: International multi-centre, pragmatic, outcome assessor-blinded 2 x 2 factorial randomized controlled trial to assess 1. Whether 0.2% chlorhexidine mouthwash before surgery versus no mouthwash can reduce the incidence of postoperative pneumonia at 30 days after surgery. 2. Whether 80-100% fraction of inspired oxygen (FiO2) versus 21-35% FiO2 during surgery can reduce the incidence of surgical site infection at 30 days after surgery

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Neonatal surgery, Thoracic & abdominal surgery and Paediatric Urology

Area of Expertise

Neonatal surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Paediatric surgical oncology & urology

Area of Research

Neonatal surgery and Sepsis, Paediatric Urology

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, 2003.
  • Life Member of Karnataka State Chapter - Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, 2006.
  • Life Member of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry State Chapter - Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, 2003.
  • Member of Indian Association of Paediatrics, Udupi chapter

Rectal prolapse of intussusception- A single institution’s experience

2006-05-1 Ramachandran P Vincent P Prabhu S Sridharan S

European Journal of Paediatric Surgery    doi: 10.1055/s-2006-924732.

Role of laboratory markers in predicting severity of acute appendicitis

2019-02-28 Samarth Virmani P Santosh Prabhu Sundeep P T Vijay Kumar

African journal of Paediatric Surgery      doi: 10.4103/ajps.AJPS_47_16

Testicular Loss in Children Due to Incorrect Early Diagnosis of Torsion

2020-02-05 Vijay Kumar Pallavi Matai P Santosh Prabhu Sundeep P T

Clinical Pediatrics           doi.org/10.1177/0009922820903037

Early renal surveillance: A necessity in a child with tuberous sclerosis complex

2015-01-29 John S K Nalla R Kumar V P Santosh Prabhu Thotan Sundeep P Kharga B

South African journal of child health   doi: 10.7196/SAJCH.828

Misdiagnosed Roberts Uterus Leading to Surgical Misadventures

2017-01-17 Sijo K John P Santosh Prabhu Samarth Virmani Vijay Kumar Sundeep P T

Journal of  Pediatric Adolescent Gynecology     doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2017.01.005.

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Comparing outcomes of conventional, high frequency and nitric oxide as modalities of ventilation in neonates with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

Varsha, VII semester Prabhu PS