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About Doctor:

Dr Vijay Challa is renowned in Hyderabad and currently practices at Medicover Hospitals. He is known for offering excellent patient care. He has extensive knowledge with more than 7years of experience in preoperative management of liver transplants which includes intra operative and post operative critical care management.

Languages:

English, Telugu, Hindi

Expertise:

  • Ultrasound guided vascular cannulation including central venous cannulation, arterial cannulation, and dialysis catheter placement.
  • Ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks including brachial plexus nerve blocks, femoral nerve blocks, and sciatic nerve blocks.
  • Neuraxial anaesthesia including thoracic and cervical epidural anaesthesia
  • Peri Operative Anaesthetic management for living related donors, extending into post-operative pain management and General ICU care
  • Peri Operative anaesthetic management of liver recipients (living related and DBD).
  • Proficiency in performing USG guided vascular cannulation (CVC and arterial).
  • Perioperative assessment of ABG analysis, qualitative analysis of clotting (Sonoclot And Thrombo Elastogram).
  • Intra operative use of transesophageal echocardiography during liver transplant surgeries.
  • Preoperative management of Kidney transplant and. Combined kidney-pancreas transplant surgeries.
  • Perioperative management of combined liver-kidney transplant surgeries.

Past Experience:

  • Worked as registrar at Global Hospital,
  • Junior consultant in transplant anesthesia and critical care at Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad
  • Junior consultant in abdominal organ transplant critical care and transplant anesthesia at Apollo Hospital.

Publications:

  • Presented a paper on “anaesthetic management of a child with Ehlers Danlos syndrome type 6 posted for urological procedure” in August 2010.
  • Poster presentation on “anaesthetic management of patient with lung hernia using USG guided intercostal nerve block” in December 2012.
  • Poster Presentation on “A case report of intra-operative autonomic dysfunction in a patient with history of Guillain Barre Syndrome with residual weakness” in November 2016.
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