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Dr. Thomas Koshy

Professor Senior Grade & Head
Phone :
0471-2445752 (R) 2524641 (O)
Academic Qualifications

PDCC(Post doctoral Certificate course) in Cardiovascular & Neurosurgical Anaesthesiology;SCTIMST Trivandrum, Kerala, India;December 1993

MD and DA Anaesthesiology;Medical College, KottayamMahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India;April 1989

MBBS;Medical College, Trivandrum,Kerala University, Kerala, India;September 1983

Professional Record

Professor;SCTIMST, Trivandrum;Apr 2009 onwards

Additional Professor;SCTIMST, Trivandrum;Apr 2002 to Mar 2009

Associate Professor;SCTIMST,Trivandrum;Apr 1998 to Mar 2002

Assistant Professor;SCTIMST, Trivandrum;Apr 1994 to Mar 1998

PDCC student;SCTIMST, Trivandrum, Kerala, India;Jan 1993 to Dec 1993

Anesthesiologist;Private hospitals in Central Travancore, Kerala;June 1989 to Dec 1992


Secretary cum Treasurer of Trivandrum City Branch of ISA for 2 years - 2002.

Vice President of Trivandrum City Branch of ISA for 2 years - 2003.

Organizing Secretary for the 22nd Annual South Zone (Southern States) conference of ISA SZISACON at Trivandrum in August 2005 .

Joint organizing secretary for the 12th annual national conference of Vascular society of India VSICON-2005 at Trivandrum in Nov 2005.

President of the Trivandrum City Branch of ISA.

Area of Interest

Transesophageal Echocardiography, Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia, One Lung Ventilation

Current Activities

In charge of division of Pediatric /Adult Cardiac Anesthesiology in rotation

On-going Projects

Accuracy of a novel technique (aortic root perfusion and imaging with TEE) of assessing aortic valve repair on clamp (heart in cardioplegic arrest) with root pressure monitoring and postoperative echo assessment.

Accuracy of a new chest x-ray based method for predicting depth of insertion of endotracheal tube in pediatric patients undergoing cardiac surgery.


Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists (ISA) - Life member

Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Anaesthesiologists (IACTA) - Life member

Indian Medical Association (IMA)- Life member

Indian Society of Neuro Anaesthesia and Critical Care (ISNACC)- Life member

Paediatric Cardiac Society of India (PCSI)- Life member

Indian Society for Study of Pain (ISSP)- Life member

Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM)- Life member

Research Society of Anaesthesia and Clinical Pharmacology (RSACP)- Life member

Projects Completed

Hemodynamic changes in response to mannitol infusion in neurosurgical patients undergoing craniotomy: A Transesophageal Echocardiographic study.

Systemic tranexemic acid facilitates tumor bed haemostasis in neurosurgical patients- Intracranial Pharmacological haemostat ? A randomized controlled trial.

Depth of insertion of left sided double lumen endobronchial tube and a height based formula based on breath sounds over left upper lobe in Asian (India) patients: A prospective study.

Intrapleural morphine vs bupivacaine vs combination of both for post thoracotomy pain: a prospective study.

Positioning of double lumen endobronchial tubes- Correlation between clinical and bronchoscopic findings: a prospective study.

Sinha, Prabhat Kumar; Misra, Satyajeet; Koshy, Thomas, One-lung ventilation can alter the severity of aortic regurgitation., J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 2010, 24; 736-8, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20138548
Muralikrishna, Tanguturu; Koshy, Thomas; Misra, Satyajeet; Sinha, Prabhat Kumar, A novel technique for easy identification of the subclavian vein during ultrasound-guided cannulation., J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 2010, 24; 210-1, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19285429
Misra, Satyajeet; Unnikrishnan, Koniparambil Pappu; Koshy, Thomas; Dash, Prasanta Kumar; Panda, Sushanta, A Phantom in the Aortic Valve: Tumor, Thrombus, or Artifact?, J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 2010, , http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20231103
Misra, Satyajeet; Koshy, Thomas; Unnikrishnan, Koniparambil Pappu; Suneel, Puthuvassery Raman; Chatterjee, Nilay, Gabapentin Premedication Decreases the Hemodynamic Response to Skull Pin Insertion in Patients Undergoing Craniotomy., J Neurosurg Anesthesiol, 2010, , http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20479668
Misra, Satyajeet; Koshy, Thomas; Sinha, Prabhat Kumar; Kapilamoorthy, Tirur Raman; Sivadasanpillai, Harikrishnan, A ring artifact in the left ventricle on transesophageal echocardiography after mitral valve replacement., Anesth Analg, 2010, 110; 731-3; discussion 73, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20185652
Misra, Satyajeet; Koshy, Thomas; Dash, Prasanta Kumar, Diagnosis of Shone's Anomaly by Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography in an Adult Patient Undergoing Repair of Coarctation of the Aorta., J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 2010, , http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20728379
Misra, Satyajeet; Suneel, Puthuvassery Raman; Koshy, Thomas, An intimal flap-like projection in the aortic root., J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 2009, 23; 564-5, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18948029
Misra, Satyajeet; Sinha, Prabhat K; Koshy, Thomas; Sandhyamani, Samavedam; Parija, Chandrabhanu; Gopal, Kirun, Accurate localization and echocardiographic-pathologic correlation of tricuspid valve angiolipoma by intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography., Echocardiography, 2009, 26; 1228-31, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19725840
Misra, Satyajeet; Koshy, Thomas; Suneel, Puthuvassery Raman, Oral clonidine attenuates the fall in mean arterial pressure due to scalp infiltration with epinephrine-lidocaine solution in patients undergoing craniotomy: a prospective, randomized, double-blind, and placebo controlled trial., J Neurosurg Anesthesiol, 2009, 21; 297-301, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19955891
Misra, Satyajeet; Koshy, Thomas; Sinha, Prabhat Kumar, Embolization of atrial septal occluder device into the pulmonary circulation: role of transesophageal echocardiography., Echocardiography, 2009, 26; 749-52, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19594827