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Dr. Saravana Babu M. S.

Assistant Professor
Phone :
+91 8589086898
Academic Qualifications

DM (Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesia), SCTIMST, Trivandrum, December 2016

MD (Anesthesiology), CSJM University, Kanpur, June 2013

MBBS, Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai, March 2009.

Professional Record

Assistant Professor (Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia), SCTIMST, Trivandrum, July 2017 - till date

Assistant Professor - Adhoc (Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia), SCTIMST, Trivandrum, January 2017 to July 2017.


Member of Organizing Committee of Transesophageal echocardiography workshop at 31st South Zone Annual conference of Indian Society of Anesthesiologists, TRISZAC 2015.

Third prize in Poster presentation "Utility of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography in assessing the operability of high risk single stage fontan procedure" at 10th Annual Perioperative and Critical Care Transesophageal Echocardiography Workshop 2016, PGIMER, Chandigarh.

Certificate of appreciation for Best Log book presentation in perioperative transesophageal echocardiography fellowship examination by Indian college of cardiac anaesthesia at IACTACON 2018, Hyderabad.

Area of Interest

Perioperative Transesophageal echocardiography

Regional Anesthesia in pediatric cardiac surgeries

Fast-tracking in pediatric cardiac anesthesia

Regional anesthesia for Thoracic and Vascular surgeries

On-going Projects

Chitra heart valve prosthesis at aortic position: intraoperative and postoperative echocardiographic evaluation - a multicentric study among three institutes of national importance

Effects of continuous epidural versus paravertebral analgesia on intraoperative anaesthetic requirements and postoperative analgesia in patients undergoing thoracic surgery

Helmet CPAP device for non-invasive ventilation in intensive care units

Surgery for left atrial myxoma: our twelve year experience of anaesthesia and perioperative care


Fellowship in Transesophageal echocardiography (FTEE) from Indian College of Cardiac Anesthesia, August 2017.


Member of Indian Society of Anesthesiologists

Member of Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesiologists

G N Chennakesavallu, Gadhinglajkar SV, Babu S, Sreedhar R, Kori NM, Kiran M., Ultrasound Imaging of the Inferior Vena Cava to Confirm Correct Guidewire Placement After Femoral Venous Cannulation in Critically Ill Neonates: A Case Report., A&A Practice , 2018, 11: 103-105, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29634534
Aggarwal N, Sreedhar R, Gadhinglajkar SV, Dharan BS, Babu S, Pillai MN, Menon S, Intraoperative Diagnosis of Major Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries by Transesophageal Echocardiography, J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 2018, 32: 1794-1799, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29396089
Saravana babu MS, Shrinivas VG, Rupa Sreedhar, Mollikiran, Unnikrishnan M, Shivanesan P, Kapilamoorthy TR, Accidental complete occlusion of innominate artery during deployment of thoracic endovascular aortic repair graft following Hybrid stage -1 carotid-carotid bypass: Is it possible to avert consequences of cerebral ischemia?. , J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 2018, 32: 1841-1847, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29217248
Saravana Babu MS, Rupa Sreedhar, Shrinivas Gadhinglajkar, Prasanta Kumar Dash, Subin Sukesan, Vivek Pillai, Varghese T Panicker, Neelam Aggarwal, Intraoperative transesophageal and postoperative transthoracic echocardiographic evaluation of Chitra tilting disc heart valve prosthesis implanted at aortic position. , J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 2018, 32: 782-789, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29217244
Panneer M, Babu S, Murugaiyan P, Comparison of I-gel versus endotracheal tube in patients undergoing elective cesarean section: A prospective randomized control study, Anesth Essays Res, 2017, 11: 930-933., https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29284851
Babu S, Gupta BK, Gautam GK, A Comparative Study for Post-operative Analgesia in the Emergency Laparotomies: Thoracic Epidural Ropivacaine with Nalbuphine and Ropivacaine with Butorphanol., Anesth Essays Res, 2017, 11: 155-159, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28298776
Gharde P, Aggarwal N, Sharma KP, Gadhinglajkar S, Babu S, Chauhan S, Rajashekar P., Absent pulmonary valve in a case of Tetralogy of Fallot: An incidental discovery on intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography., Anesth Analg, 2017, 125:1149-1152, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28742780
Aggarwal N, Gadhinglajkar SV, Panicker VT, Sreedhar R, Babu S, Mathew DG, Prasannakumar CS., Posterior Aortic Root Enlargement During Aortic Valve Replacement: Role of Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography, J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 2017, 31:1312-1317, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28596055
Saravana babu, Unnikrishnan KP, Muthu Kumar, Bineesh Radhakrishnan, Neelam Aggarwal, Saurabh Nanda, Distortion of aortic valve from mechanical traction imposed by the mitral valve prosthesis ? the three dimensional echocardiography era. , A A Case Rep. , 2017, 20: 472-474, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28994691
Aggarwal N, Saravana Babu MS, Three-dimensional parametric imaging for intraoperative quantification of regional left ventricular function in ischemic cardiomyopathy. , A A Case Rep. , 2017, 20: 272-273, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28393799