DR PRAKASH . T V.
CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN,DIABETOLOGIST & RHEUMATOLOGIST.
Dr.Prakash T.V, M B B S, M D, was born to (late) Kannan T.P, retired Head teacher, Karimbil High School, Karindalam, Nileswar and Karthyayani T.V.His spouse Sindhu Prakash B A L L B is a house wife .Akshay Prakash M B A, and Amrut Prakash (Medical Student) are his sons. His early education began at St. Mary’s U.P.School, Payyannur and Durga High School .Kanhangad.He studied at Nehru Arts & Science College, Kanhangad and Payyannur College, Payyannur for his graduation. He pursued his M B B S degree at Govt Medical College; Calicut (1980-1986).He completed his M D General Medicine from Manipal Academy of Higher Education (1993-1996)
He acquired the following other qualifications
- P.G Diploma in Echo Cardiography
- P.G.Diploma in Diabetology
- EULAR P.G.Course in Rheumatology, European Union League against Rheumatism, Zurich Switzerland
- ESH Masters Course on Hypertension, European Society of Hypertension
- EULAR P.G Course in Connective Tissue Diseases, European Union League against, Rhuematism, Zurich Switzerland
VAC (Negative pressure wound therapy) & Cellutome tissue harvesting- using the above two ultra modern treatment modalities saved many patients’ diabetic limbs posted for amputation. Among them one Devi a diabetic patient with ulcer foot posted for amputation got discharged at request admitted to Community Health Centre Palloor, Mahe was treated and saved the limb.
Miraculous savings of 2 lives (Ashalatha & Rohini) who were admitted with cobra bite and developed respiratory arrest were connected to ventilator and saved first time in the history of Govt General Hospital, Mahe.
He has been awarded Bharat Jyothi Award instituted by India International Friendship Society towards his contribution to the management of Diabetic Foot Ulcer using Negative Pressure wound therapy at a function held in New Delhi
Clinical Researches & studies
Efficacy, safety and tolerance of Oral Gemifloxacin in patient with community acquired pneumonia year 2008 Comparative trials Rupatidine and Monteleukast verses Loratidine and Monteleukast in management of Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis year 2009 Clinical trial of Balofloxacin verses Levofloxacin in uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infection year 2009 International publications Epidermal Grafting for Chronic Complex Wounds in India: A case series, in Cureus Journal of Medical Sciences Present plan/Aim Since world over in every 20 seconds a diabetic patient is losing his limb. Present aim is to salvage limb of diabetic patients with all possible methods and with available facilities.