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Dr. Santhosh Kumar Routhu

MD Pediatrics & DM Pediatric Critical Care
Emergencies and Critical care Super specialist
Consultant - PICU
Experience: 10 Years

About Doctor:

Dr. Santhosh Kumar Routhu is a Pediatrician, Emergency & Critical Care Superspecialist with an experience of 15 years and trained in premier medical institutions (PGIMER, Chandigarh) in diagnosing and treating pediatric diseases. He is the first Doctor in Andhra Pradesh to hold a Super Specialty Degree (DM) in Pediatric Critical Care and Emergency Medicine (JIPMER, Pondicherry). A dedicated pediatrician with proficiency in managing critically ill children & Currently working as a Consultant, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Medicover hospitals (Jagadamba) - Visakhapatnam.

  • Pediatric ARDS (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome) and mechanical ventilation
  • CVC ( central venous catheter ) or HD sheath insertion, IJV - internal jugular vein Subclavian, Femoral
  • Extracorporeal therapies (CRRT - Continuous renal replacement therapies, ECMO- Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation)
  • RRT’s – CKRT, IHD(intermittent hemodialysis) or SLEDD (Sustained low-efficiency dialysis), TPE, PD
  • Pediatric Emergencies (Road traffic accidents, Poisonings, Head injury, Burns, Asthma)
  • Echocardiography, POCUS (Point-of-care ultrasound )–lung, E-FAST (Extended Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma), USG cranium, DVT ( Deep vein thrombosis)
  • Pediatric Neurocritical care (Brain fever, seizures)
  • Bedside electroencephalography (EEG) and intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring
  • TPN- Total parenteral nutrition, Partial exchange, Thoracocentesis, IDCT (inverse discrete cosine transform) insertion, LP & Ventricular tap
  • Santhosh Kumar Routhu, Singhal M, Ankur J, Singh S. Assessment of Endothelial Dysfunction in Acute and Convalescent Phases of Kawasaki Disease Using Automated Edge Detection Software. A Preliminary Study From North India. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology 2021 Jun 4
  • Sheriff A, Rameshkumar R, Chidambaram M, Maulik K, Kumar RS, Jamal A, Bhowmick R, Biswal N, Mahadevan S. Epinephrine Plus Vasopressin vs Epinephrine Plus Placebo in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: A Randomized Double-Blind Controlled Clinical Trial. Indian Pediatr. 2021 Feb 19
  • Maulik K, Kumar S, Singh P, Saini AG. Microcephaly in infantile Sandhoff’s disease. Case Reports [Internet]. 2017 Jun 24 [cited 2019 Nov 28];2017. Available from: https://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-220912
  • Lingesan K, Maya M, Ramamoorthy J, Karunakar P, Routhu Santhosh Kumar, Kumar VR. Tuberculous Meningitis Fitting the Shoes of Incomplete Kawasaki Disease. Indian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 Dec 12.
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