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Dr Balram Babu Rajanbabu
Qualification : MS, MCh, FPCS  
Designation : Consultant  
Specialty : Cardiac Sciences  
Email : dr.balrambabu.rajanbabu@carehospitals.com  
Location : CARE Hospitals, Hi-tech City, Hyderabad
Dr Balram  Babu Rajanbabu
Qualifications
  • MBBS — Government Medical College, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam (2002)
  • MS — Government Medical College, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam (2007)
  • MCh — Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore (2010)
  • Fellowship in Complex Congenital and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery−Sydney, Australia (2015)

 

Past Positions
  • Fellow/Senior Medical Officer, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia (Aug 2015 - Feb 2016)                          
  • Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney Children’s Hospital Network, New South Wales, Australia (Feb 2014 – July 2015)
  • Junior Consultant (Adult and Pediatric), Cardiothoracic Surgery, Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore (Aug 2010 – Jan 2014)
  • Senior Resident, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bangalore ( July 2007– June 2010 )
  • Senior Resident, General Surgery, Government Medical College, Kottayam ( June 2004 − June 2007)
  • Medical Officer, Veena Clinic, Kottayam (2003 – April 2004)
Special Training
  • Minimal Access Cardiac Surgery & off pump CABG, Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore
  • Clinical Attachment, Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
  • Clinical Fellowship in Complex Congenital and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
  • Clinical Fellowship in Congenital Heart Surgery, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

 

Expertise
  • Adult cardiac surgeries, off pump CABG and minimal access cardiac surgery, valve repairs and aortic surgery
  • Congenital cardiac surgeries including complex congenital surgeries, neonatal surgeries and single ventricle palliations
  • Adult congenital cardiac surgery
  • ECMO support
  • Pectus excavatum and carinatum repair
Awards & Recognitions
  • Dr Sathyanarayana Shetty Young Surgeon Gold Medal, Rotary International, Bangalore (2012)
  • Letter of Appreciation by Prof Francis Fontan for oral presentation at WSPCHS meeting (2011)
  • Outstanding Presentation Award, Medsurge 2009 (A national scientific forum organised by Medtronic Inc), Goa
  • Second Prize, Indian Association of Pediatrics state level quiz (2002)
  • Winner, Indian Association of Pediatrics Local College Round (2002)
Research & presentations
  • The role of second stage operation on sinus node dysfunction after Fontan operation. PubMed PMID: 26957405
  • Explained the cause of sinus node dysfunction in extracardiac Fontan Operation. PubMed PMID: 2590673
  • Classification system for Tetralogy of Fallot with unilateral absence of pulmonary artery and pathophysiology of single lung repair. PubMed PMID: 24403358
  • Graded five minute reoxygenation strategy to prevent reoxygenation injury in cyanotic children. PubMed PMID: 23804862

International Presentations

  • Controlling oxygenation during initiation of cardiopulmonary bypass: effect on renal and hepatic systems in cyanotic children undergoing cardiac surgery, 6th World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Cape Town, South Africa (Feb 2013)
  • Controlling oxygenation during initiation of cadiopulmonary bypass: Can it improve immediate postoperative outcomes in cyanotic children undergoing cardiac surgery-A prospective randomised study, 3rd scientific meeting of World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey (June 2011)
  • Data of 21 patients of the study Controlling oxygenation during initiation of Cardiopulmonary Bypass: Can it improve immediate postoperative outcomes in cyanotic children undergoing cardiac surgery? A prospective randomised study, Combined annual meeting of 18th Asian Society for Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery & 56th Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeons (Feb 2010)
Publications
  • Rajanbabu BB, Gangopadhyay D. Sinus node dysfunction after extracardiac conduit and lateral tunnel Fontan operation: The importance of the type of prior superior cavopulmonary anastomosis. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016; 7: 210-5. PubMed PMID: 26957405
  • Rajanbabu BB. Arrhythmia prevalence after extra cardiac conduit Fontan: A viewpoint. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015; 149: 1223-4. PubMed PMID:25906731
  • Sadiq A, Rajanbabu BB. Tetralogy with pulmonary atresia and leaking left pulmonary artery aneurysm. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014; 97: e87. PubMed PMID: 24580958
  • Babu B, Caldarone CA. Management of Tetralogy of Fallot with unilateral absence of pulmonary artery: An overview. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2014; 5: 70-9. PubMed PMID: 24403358
  • Reddy S, Rajanbabu BB, Kumar NK, Rajani I. Temporary clamping of branch pulmonary artery for pulmonary hemorrhage after endarterectomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013; 96: 1459-61. PubMed PMID: 24088460
  • Nambala S, Babu B, Kumar NK, Rajani I. Off-pump LIMA-RIMA Y graft: a practical option in adult-type ALCAPA. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2013; 4: 296-8. PubMed PMID: 24327500.
  • Balram Babu Rajanbabu, Seetharam Bhat, Libu Gnanaseelan Kanakamma, et al. Controlling oxygenation during initiation of cardiopulmonary bypass: Effect on renal and hepatic systems in cyanotic children undergoing cardiac surgery. Cardiovasc J Afr. 2013; 2: 5-290. PubMed PMID: 23396408 (Abstract)
  • Babu B, Bhat S, Prabuswamy HP, Kamalapurkar G, Kumar HV, Libu GK, Shilpa S, Lokesh BK. Controlling oxygenation during initiation of cardiopulmonary bypass: Can it improve immediate postoperative outcomes in cyanotic children undergoing cardiac surgery? A prospective randomized study. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 2012; 3: 310-6. PubMed PMID:23804862
  • Subramanayam K, MD, Babu B, MCh, Bhat R, MCh, Reddy S, MCh. Elective use of intra aortic balloon pumping during Whipples procedure in a patient with ischemic heart disease: South Afr J Anaesth Analg 2013;19: 77-79
  • Balram Babu, MCh, Seetharam Bhat, MCh, Honnur Puttaswamy Prabuswamy, MCh, et al. Controlling oxygenation during initiation of cadiopulmonary bypass: Can it improve immediate postoperative outcomes in cyanotic children undergoing cardiac surgery? A prospective randomised study. Ind J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010; 26-80. (Abstract of Data of 21 patients)
  • Balram Babu MCh. Saccular aneurysm of aortic arch. The Indian Practitioner 2013; 66: 576