Dr. Agrawal Deepak

Dr. Agrawal Deepak

Assoc Professor

Department of Neurosurgery, AIIMS
Raj Nagar, New Delhi, India, 110029

plus Speciality

NEUROSURGERY

Biography:

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Head, Department of IT (1 Jan 2006- present) JPNA Trauma centre,
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raj Nagar, New Delhi,
India-110029

Associate Professor, Neurosurgery & Gamma-Knife (1 July 2009 -Present)
Department of Neurosurgery, JPNATC, Neurosciences & Gamma Knife Centre,
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India-110029

Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery & Gamma-Knife (26 September 2005-30 June 2009)
Department of Neurosurgery, Neurosciences & Gamma Knife Centre,
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India-110029

Clinical fellow, Pediatric & Endoscopic Neurosurgery, (Aug 2004-September 2005)
Department of Neurosurgery, British Columbia children’s Hospital, 4480 Oak street, Vancouver, Canada

Senior Research fellow, Neurosurgery (October 2003-July 2004)
Department of Neurosurgery, Neurosciences & Gamma Knife Centre,
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India-110029

Residency in Neurosurgery leading to award of MCh degree in Neurosurgery (July 2000- July 2003)
Department of Neurosurgery, Neurosciences & Gamma Knife Centre,
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India-110029

Senior Residency in Neurosurgery (Dec 1998- June 2000)
Department of Neurosurgery, Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi, India

Residency in Surgery leading to award of MS degree in Surgery (July 1995- April 1998)
Department of Surgery, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital, Shahadara, Delhi, India-110095
Internship (Jan 1994- Dec 1994) University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital, Shahadara, Delhi, India-110095

MB;BS (June 1989- Dec 1993) University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital, Shahadara, Delhi, India-110095

SPECIAL SKILLS

AO Spine fellowship for training in spine surgery at Basel University Hospital, Basel,

Switzerland Spinal Instrumentation:
I have expertise in CVJ, cervical, dorsal & lumbar instrumentation with more than 1000 instrumentation procedures performed independently Microneurosurgery:

Have independently performed more than 2000 cranial surgeries of all complexities in the last 10 years.
Fellowship in pediatric and Endoscopic neurosurgery (Vancouver, Canada) Have been trained under Prof Paul Steinbok for one year in pediatric neurosurgery and endoscopic neurosurgery.
Training in Gamma-Knife (Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA). Have been trained in Gamma-Knife surgery and have given GK therapy to more than 750 patients. Training in Sterotactic & Image guided neurosurgery. Have vast experience in stereotactic & image guided neurosurgery on meditronic 'stealthstation'.
Have also indeginised the fiducials used in image guided neurosurgery, helping in decreasing the cost of fiducials by 99%. ATLS Instructer: Have successfully done the ATLS provider and instructer course and am a qualified ATLS instructer Faculty
In-charge computerisation, Call Centre, Networking & Telemedicine, JPNATC,
AIIMS:
Have successfully computerised JPNATC extremely cost-effectively using state of art technologies and established a first-of-its-kind call centre for JPNATC

AWARDS

Awarded the 'CNS-CSNS young neurosurgeon of the year' award by the American Congress of Neurological surgeons (CNS) at the annual CNS meeting in September 2008 at San Diego, USA.

Best Poster award for ‘Online health portal in Improving Neurosurgical care’ at the Annual conference of NSI in Bangalore from 16-18 Dec 2011

Best Jury Award for online healthcare provider for developing ‘Integrated online portal for AIIMS Trauma Centre’ at the eHealth world awards 2011 held on August 2, 2011at New Delhi

Second best paper award for co-authoring study titled ‘Role of empirical antibiotics on clinical infection in culture negative patients in Neurosurgery ICU’ at International symposium and workshop on Cost-effective use of Technology in Emergency Healthcare held at AIIMS, New Delhi from 27-30 October 2011

Third best paper award for co-authoring study titled ‘Concordance between the results of Tracheal aspirate using Mucus extractor method & by modified nonbronchoscopic BAL techniques’ at International symposium and workshop on Cost-effective use of Technology in Emergency Healthcare held at AIIMS, New Delhi from 27-30 October 2011

Third best paper award for co-authoring study titled ‘Effectiveness of mechanical vibrator for chest physiotherapy in ventilated head & spinal injuries patients’ at International symposium and workshop on Cost-effective use of Technology in Emergency Healthcare held at AIIMS, New Delhi from 27-30 October 2011

Third best poster award for co-authoring study titled ‘Reuse of same gloves after sterile and un-sterile procedures by repeated use of hand rubs’ at International symposium and workshop on Cost-effective use of Technology in Emergency Healthcare held at AIIMS, New Delhi from 27-30 October 2011

Best paper award for co-authoring study titled ‘ The prognosis of unknown & unattended during hospital stay in neurosurgery department & the problems faced during nursing care’ at the annual ISPN conference in Goa from 15-21 October 2011

Best paper award for co-authoring study titled ‘ Does PEEP affect Central Venous Pressure reading in Mechanically ventilated head injured patients’ at the annual ISPN conference in Goa from 15-21 October 2011

Best Poster award for co-authoring study titled ‘Decompressive Craniectomy for Pediatric minor head injuries’ at the annual conference of NTSI at Ranchi, Jharkhand in August 2011

Best Jury award for Online health-care provider for the project ‘Integrated online portal for AIIMS Trauma centre’ at Ehealth world Expo 2011, 1-3 August , New Delhi

m-billionth 2011 award for m-health category for project mPAIN (mobile patient admission information network) in July 2011 in New Delhi, India.

Best IT implementation of the year 2011 by PCQuest for online portal for JPN Apex Trauma Centre, AIIMS in May 2011 by PCQuest IT magazine Awarded the AO Spine fellowship for training in spine surgery at Basel University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland 28 March 2011- 24 April 2011

Awarded the Best Poster award for study titled 'To assess the effect of camera survelliance in improving compliance with handwashing practices in the ICU setting’ in Nursing workshop, Trauma 2010 international conference held in AIIMS, Nov 26-8, 2010.

Awarded 2nd Best Poster award for study titled 'Effect of PEEP on CVP in ventilated patients’ at Nursing workshop & conference, Trauma 2010 international conference held in AIIMS, Nov 26-8, 2010.

Awarded the Best Paper award for co-authoring the paper titled ‘Use of Blood Donation Board by Nurses for Increasing Blood Donation in Neurosurgery ICU’ at Nursing workshop & conference, Trauma 2010 international conference held in AIIMS, Nov 26-8, 2010.

Awarded the 3rd Best Paper award for co-authoring the paper titled ‘Study to assess the Cost-effectiveness of reuse of expensive disposable items in Neurosurgery ICU’ at Nursing workshop & conference, Trauma 2010 international conference held in AIIMS, Nov 26-8, 2010.

Awarded the 3rd Best Paper award for co-authoring the paper titled ‘Relation of Dopamine Dependent Hypotension with Outcome in Cervical Spine Injury Patients’ at Nursing workshop & conference, Trauma 2010 international conference held in AIIMS, Nov 26-8, 2010.

Awarded the Best Poster award for study titled ‘Neurosurgery ICU- poles apart from general ICU’ at the 19th Annual Conference of Neuro-Trauma Society of India. Chennai. 20th to 22nd August 2010 Awarded the 2nd Best poster award for study on usefulness of mobile CT in neurosurgery ICU of trauma centre' at the 19th Annual Conference of Neuro-Trauma Society of India. Chennai. 20th to 22nd August 2010

eIndia 2010 Jury's choice award in mGovernance for 'Eliminating queues in OPD-An mgovernance initiative at JPNATC' on 6 September 2010 at Hyderabad, India m-billionth 2010 award for m-health category for mBillionth Congress & Award Gala scheduled on July 23rd 2010 in New Delhi, India.

Awarded the 'Synthes Spine Observiship program' to visit Spine Centre in Hong Kong from 23 April to 2 May 2010 Recieved best poster award for study titled 'Outcome in Head Injured patients: Indian Experience' at the annual NSI conference held at Jaipur in December 2009

Recieved best paper award for co-authoring the study titled 'Changes in ICP following response checking and suctioning in neurosurgical intensive care unit' at 'Trauma 2009' International congress & second annual conference of ISTAC, JPN Apex trauma centre, AIIMS, New Delhi 12-15 November, 2009

Recieved second best paper award for co-authoring the study titled 'Does PEEP effect central venous pressure in mechanically ventilated patients?' at 'Trauma 2009' International congress & second annual conference of ISTAC, JPN Apex trauma centre, AIIMS, New Delhi 12-15 November, 2009

Recieved third best paper award for co-authoring the study titled 'To assess the effect of camera survelliance in improving compliance with handwashing practices in the ICU setting' at 'Trauma 2009' International congress & second annual conference of ISTAC, JPN Apex trauma centre, AIIMS, New Delhi 12-15 November, 2009

Recieved third best paper award for co-authoring the study titled 'Foley's catheter or external condom catheter-which is better in bed-ridden head injured male patients' at 'Trauma 2009' International congress & second annual conference of ISTAC, JPN Apex trauma centre, AIIMS, New Delhi 12-15 November, 2009

Recieved best paper award for co-authoring the study titled 'Effect of PEEP on CVP in ventilated patients' at DNACON, AIIMS, New Delhi 7-8 February, 2009

Awarded the AANS travelling fellowship to attend the annual CNS meeting in New Orleans 23-29 October 2009 and present the study titled 'Computerisation in developing countries'

Awarded the AK Banerjee award for best paper in Neurotrauma for the study titled 'CSF lactate with CSF sugar compared with conventional CSF analysis in suspected postoperative meningitis: A prospective controlled study' at Trauma 2008, New Delhi,India 29-30 Nov 2008

Awarded the AK Banerjee award for best paper in Neurotrauma for the study titled 'Papilloedema as a non-invasive marker for raised intra-cranial pressure post decompressive craniectomy in patients with severe head injury' at Trauma 2008, New Delhi,India 29-30 Nov 2008.

Awarded the 'VS Mehta award for best research in cranio-spinal trauma' for the sudy titled ' Leukocytosis after routine cranial surgery: A potential marker for brain damage in intracranial surgery' at Trauma 2008, New Delhi,India 29-30 Nov 2008
Recieved the 'best paper' award for co-authoring paper titled 'Novel biochemical markers for diagnosing postoperative meningitis' at the annual conference of Indian society of pediatric neurosurgery, held at Cahndigarh, India from Nov 3-5, 2007

Recieved 2nd best research paper award for the paper titled 'Image guided in pituitary adenomas-luxury or neccesity?' at the annual conference of the skull base society of India, held at New Delhi from Oct 14-17, 2007.

Recieved 'best paper' award for co-authoring paper titled 'Safety and feasibility of convention enhanced intratumoral immunotherapy in recurrent high grade gliomas: initial experience in 17 cases' at the 4th South Asian Neurosurgical Congress (SANC) held at New Delhi, India from 15-18 February, 2007.

Received the 'Herbert Krause Gold medal in Neuro-oncology' for co-authoring the paper titled ‘Role of Gamma-Knife in Glomus Jugulare tumors’ at the annual conference of NSI held at Madurai, India from 20-24 December 2006.

Awarded the prestigious ISPN scholarship for presenting research titled ‘Complex split-cord malformations-the untold story’ at the annual ISPN meeting in September 2006 at Taipei, Taiwan

Awarded ‘Gold Medal’ for best paper titled’ Have cranio-vertebral junction anomalies been overlooked as a cause of vertebro-basilar insufficiency’ presented at the annual ISCIS conference held in March 2006 at New Delhi,

India Best paper award in the poster category for the paper titled Postconcussion syndrome in the pediatric population- is medial temporal damage responsible? A prospective controlled study at the Annual Meeting of the Neurotrauma Society of India, Sept 2004, Ludhiana,

India Second best paper award in the poster category for the paper titled ‘Endovascular balloon occlusion in traumatic carotico-cavernous fistula: a 17 year experience’ at the Annual Meeting of the Neurotrauma Society of India, Sept 2004, Ludhiana, India.

Awarded the ‘Indian National Science Academy’ and the ‘Department of Science and Technology’ traveling fellowship to attend the 5th World Stroke Congress, June 23-26, 2004, Vancouver, Canada, and present the paper titled ‘Vertebrobasilar ischaemia in CVJ anomalies’.

Awarded the CSIR international traveling fellowship to attend the annual conference of the International Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Sept 14th-18th 2003, Monaco, Europe, and present the paper titled ‘Postconcussion Syndrome In The Pediatric Population- Is Medial Temporal Damage Responsible? A Prospective Controlled Study’.

‘Best presentation award’ for the paper co-authored and titled ‘99mTc-ecd brain SPECT in mild traumatic brain injury- a prospective study’ presented at the 50th annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine in New Orleans, USA in July 2003.
Awarded the NSI traveling fellowship to attend the 49th annual conference of the neurological society of India, December 2002, Kochi, India and present the paper titled ‘Role Of Piracetam In Post-Concussion Syndrome –A Prospective Randomized Study’.

Awarded the Indian society of pediatric neurosurgery traveling fellowship to attend the Eleventh annual conference of pediatric neurosurgery Oct 2001, Nagpur, India and present a paper titled ‘Profile Of Pediatric Brain Abscesses Over A Five Year Period’.

Received 2nd prize for paper titled 'Role of ranitidine as an immunomodulater in surgical patients-a double blinded randomized controlled trial' presented at the annual conference of the Delhi chapter of association of surgeons of India in 1993.

EDITORIAL BOARD

The open spine journal REVIEWER JNNP Child's Nervous System Oman Medical Journal PUBLICATIONS Chapter in book(s) Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. Traumatic dural venous sinus thrombosis.
In Textbook of head Injury. Mahapatra AK (ed.) Modern Publishers, Delhi 2005. Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. Minor head injury.
In Textbook of head Injury. Mahapatra AK (ed.) Modern Publishers, Delhi 2005. Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. Molecular Biology of Gliomas-the story so far: In Molecular and cellular Biology. Thakur R S, Prasad S (eds.) Narosa publications, New Delhi 2004. Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. Brain tumors in Children. In Essentials of Pediatric Neurology. Talukdar B (ed) New Age International (P) Ltd, New Delhi 2005 Mahapatra AK, Agrawal D. Advances in head injury management. In Progress in Neurosciences. KK Singh, PK Sahoo, Mukherjee et al (eds) Vol III, 2004; 1-7. Mahapatra AK, Agrawal D. Spinal dysraphism-An overview. In Spine (Continuing orthopedic education). A Jain, sudhir Kumar (eds.) Ashoka comprint Pvt Ltd. Gaziabad 2003;47-61. Agrawal D, Mahapatra,AK. Postoperative Cerebral Venous Infarction.

In Brain Haemorrhage. Mahapatra AK (ed.) Jaypee Medical publishers Pvt Ltd, Delhi 2007; 162- 165 Agrawal D, Mahapatra,AK. Intracranial hemorrhage secondary to vasculitis. In Brain Haemorrhage. Mahapatra AK (ed.) Jaypee Medical publishers Pvt Ltd, Delhi 2007; 166-174 Agrawal D, Mahapatra,AK. Spontaneous intracranial extradural hematomas.

In Brain Haemorrhage. Mahapatra AK (ed.) Jaypee Medical publishers Pvt Ltd, Delhi 2007; 166-174
Mahapatra AK, Agrawal D. Biomechanics of head injury. In Textbook of Neurosurgery. Tandon PN (ed) (In print) Chhabra G, Rangarajan K, Subramanian A, Agrawal D. White Blood Cells in Head Injury. Brain Injury / Book 1",
ISBN 978-953-307-614-0 (In print) Mahapatra AK, Agrawal D. Anterior Encephaloceles.

In ISPN textbook of Pediatric Neurosurgery. 2011 (Online) Subramanian A, Agrawal D, Pandey RM, Nimiya M, Albert V, The Leukocyte Count, Immature Granulocyte Count and Immediate Outcome in Head Injury Patient. Brain Injury - Pathogenesis, Monitoring, Recovery and Management, Agrawal A (eds). Intech publishers, Croatia 2012;139-152

Papers In Pubmed Indexed Journals Original research studies:

Agrawal D, Naveen K, Bal CS, Pant M, Mahapatra AK. Postconcussion syndrome in the pediatric population- is medial temporal damage responsible? A prospective controlled study. J Neurosurg 2005;102:167-171. Agrawal D, Steinbok P, Cochrane D. Long Term Anthropometric Outcomes Following Surgery for Isolated Sagittal Craniosynostosis. J Neurosurg 2006;105:357-60.

Agrawal D, Gowda NK, Bal CS, Kale SS, Mahapatra AK. Have cranio-vertebral junction anomalies been overlooked as a cause of vertebro-basilar insufficiency?-A prospective controlled study. Spine 2006 Apr 1;31(7):846-50. Gowda NK, Bal CS, Agrawal D, AK Mahapatra.Tc-99mECD Brain Spect in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury-A Prospective Study. AJNR 2006 Feb;27(2):447-51.

Agrawal D, Steinbok P, Cochrane D. Reformation of the sagittal suture following surgery for isolated sagittal craniosynostosis. J Neurosurg 2006;105 (2suppl):115-117.

Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. Visual outcome of blind eyes in pituitary apoplexy following trans-sphenoidal surgery: a series of 14 eyes Surg Neurol 2005;63(1):42-6

Agrawal D, Suri A, Mahapatra AK. Primary excision of pediatric posterior fossa abscesses--towards zero mortality? A series of nine cases and review. Pediatr Neurosurg 2003;38:63-7.

Agrawal D, Steinbok P, Cochrane D. Diagnosis of Isolated Sagittal Synostosis: are radiographic studies necessary? Childs Nerv Sys 2006 Apr;22(4):375-378.

Agrawal D, Steinbok P, Cochrane D. Pseudo-closure of Anterior Fontanelle by Wormian Bone in Isolated Sagittal Craniosynostosis. Ped Neurosurg 2006;42(3):135-7.

Agrawal D, Steinbok P, Cochrane D. Significance of Beaten Copper Appearance on Skull Radiographs in Children with Isolated Sagittal Synostosis. Childs Nerv Sys 2007;23(12):1467-70.

Agrawal D, Sharma BS, Gupta A, Mehta VS. Efficacy and results of expansive laminoplasty in patients with severe cervical myelopathy due to cervical canal stenosis. Neurology India 2004;52:54-58.

Agrawal D, Gupta A, Mehta VS. Role of shunt surgery in pediatric tubercular meningitis with hydrocephalus. Indian Pediatrics 2005;42:250-250Mahapatra AK, Agrawal D. Anterior encephaloceles- a series 103 cases over 32 years. J Clin Neurosci 2006 Jun;13(5):536-9.

Nayak PK, Agrawal D, Gowda NK, Bal CS, Mahapatra AK. Does cerebral perfusion improve following CSF Diversion in Pediatric Hydrocephalus? A prospective study using 99Tc ECD SPECT. Ped Neurosurg 2005;41(3):117-21.

Deb P, Sharma MC, Mahapatra AK, Agrawal D, Sarkar C. Glioblastoma multiforme with long term survival. Neurol India. 2005 Sep;53(3):329-32. Sinha S, Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. Split cord malformations: an experience of 203 cases. Child’s Nerv Sys 2005;3. Sharma MS, Gupta A, Kale SS, Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK, Sharma BS. Gamma knife radiosurgery for glomus jugulare tumors: Therapeutic advantages of minimalism in the skull base. Neurology India 2007;55:372-376 Kasliwal MK, Kale SS, Gupta A, Kiran NAS, Sharma MS, Agrawal D, Sharma BS, Mahapatra AK. Does hemorrhagic presentation in cerebral arteriovenous malformations affect obliteration rate after gamma knife radiosurgery?, Clinical Neurol Neurosurg 2008;110(8):804-9. Agrawal D, Steinbok P. Fiducials: Achilles' heel of image-guided neurosurgery: an attempt at indigenization and improvement. Clin Neurosurg. 2009;56:80-3. Sharma MS, Singh R, Kale SS, Agrawal D, Sharma BS, Mahapatra AK. Tumor control and hearing preservation after Gamma Knife radiosurgery for vestibular schwannomas in neurofibromatosis type 2. J Neurooncol. 2010 Jun;98(2):265-70 Steinbok P, Milner R, Agrawal D, Farace E, Leung GK, Ng I, Tomita T, Wang E, Wang N, Chu Wong GK, Zhou LF. A Multicenter Multinational Registry for Assessing Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Infections for Hydrocephalus. Neurosurgery. 2010 Sep 23. Rangarajan K, Subramanian A, Agrawal D, Chatterjee K. Trauma patient with M-antibody. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2010;53:574-5. Chhabra G, Rangarajan K, Subramanian A, Agrawal D, Sharma S, Mukhopadhayay AK. Hypofibrinogenemia in isolated traumatic brain injury in Indian patients. Neurol India. 2010;58:756-7. Rangarajan K, Subramanian A,Sagar S, Kumar S, Agrawal D. Maximum Surgical Blood Ordering Schedule (MSBOS) in a Tertiary Trauma Centre in Northern India: a proposal. JETS. 2012 (In print) Agrawal D. Transforming Trauma Healthcare Delivery in Rural Areas by Use of an Integrated Call Center. JETS 2012 (In print) Kurwale N, Agrawal D. Phase Contrast MRI of Intracranial Shunt Tube: A Valuable Adjunct in the Diagnosis of Ventriculo-Peritoneal Shunt Malfunction. Neurosurgery. 2011 Sep;69 Suppl Operative:138-42. Joshua SP, Agrawal D, Sharma BS, Mahapatra AK. Papilloedema as a non-invasive marker for raised intra-cranial pressure following decompressive craniectomy for severe head injury. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2011 Oct;113(8):635-8. Epub 2011 Jun 14. Ailawadhi P, Agrawal D, Satyarthee G D, Gupta D, Sinha S, Mahapatra A K. Use of O-arm for spinal surgery in academic institution in India: Experience from JPN apex trauma centre. Neurology India 2011;59:590-593. Agrawal D. Can Glasgow Outcome Score at Discharge Represent Final Outcome in Severe Head Injury? JETS 2012 (In print) Case Reports & letters Agrawal D, Steinbok P, Cochrane D. Scaphocephaly or Dolichocephaly? J Neurosurg (Pediatr) 2005;102:253-254. Agrawal D, Steinbok P. Simple technique of Head Fixation for Image Guided Neurosurgery in Infants. Child’s Nerv Sys 2006;22:1473-1474. Agrawal D. Endovascular treatment for poorest-grade subarachnoid hemorrhage in the acute stage: has the outcome been improved? Neurosurgery 2003;52:481-2. Agrawal D. Arteriovenous malformation radiosurgery grading. J Neurosurg 2002;97:740. Agrawal D. Vasospasm. J Neurosurg 2002;96:382-3. Kiran S, Agrawal D. Papaverine and vasospasm. J Neurosurg. 2005 Jan;102(1):181; author reply 181-2. Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. Unusual radiological presentation of PCNSL. J Neurooncol. 2005 Sep;74(2):155-6. Agrawal D, Chaturvedi DK. Relationship between shunt-dependent hydrocephalus and SAH. Br J Neurosurg 2004;18:403–404. Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. Pituitary apoplexy and inappropriate ADH secretion. J Clin Neurosci 2003;10:260-1. Agrawal D, Suri A, Mahapatra AK, Sharma MC. Intramedullary neurenteric cyst presenting as infantile paraplegia: a case and review. Pediatr Neurosurg 2002;37:93-6. Review. Agrawal D, Suri A, Mahapatra AK. Orbital tuberculosis with abscess. J Neuroophthalmol 2002;22:208-10.Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. Spontaneous subdural hematoma in a young adult with hemophilia. Neurology India 2003;51:114-115. Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK Multiple intracranial meningiomas do not imply neurofibromatosis. Neurology India 2005;53:256. Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. Vertically acquired neonatal citrobacter brain abscess- case report and review of literature. J Clin Neurosci 2005;12(2):188-190. Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. Giant occipital encephalocoele with microcephaly and micrognathia. Pediatr Neurosurg 2004;40:205-206. Kasliwal M, Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. MR Imaging in Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma. J Neurooncol 2005 Aug;74(1):97-8. Agrawal D, Cochrane D. Traumatic Retroclival Epidural Hematoma-A Pediatric Entity? Childs Nerv Sys 2006 Mar 21 Agrawal D, Durity FA. Seizure as a Manifestation of Intracranial Hypotension in a Shunted Patient. Ped Neurosurgery 2006;42(3):165-7 Agrawal D, Singhal A, Hendson G. Durity FA. Gyriform differentiation in Medulloblastoma. Ped neurosurgery 2007;43:142-145. Kasliwal MK, Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. Magnetic resonance imaging of primary orbital Ewing's sarcoma. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2005 Jul-Aug;41(4):192-6. Agrawal D, Hussain N. Decompressive craniectomy in cerebral toxoplasmosis. EJMCD 2005 Nov;24(11):772-3. Agrawal D, Mishra NK, Mahapatra AK. Fusiform aneurysm of the persistent trigeminal artery-case report and review of literature. J Clin Neurosci 2005;12:500-3. Kurve A, Agrawal D. Mannitol-the Holy Grail of head injury? J Neurosurg 2004;101:567-8. Garg A, Agrawal D, Suri A, Mahapatra AK.

Subdural Empyema in a case of Gaucher Disease: a rare presentation. Ped Neurosurg 2007;43(6):531-2. Kasliwal M, Kiran S, Agrawal D, Sharma BS. Giant colloid cyst in a child. Ped Neurosurg 2007;43:442-443. Agrawal D, Steinbok. Reply to the letter by Dr. Muzumdar on the article "Simple technique of head fixation for image-guided neurosurgery in infants".Childs Nerv Syst 2007;23:613. Kasliwal M, Agrawal D, Sharma BS, Mishra NK. Sudden cardiac arrest in a successfully embolized case of giant vertebral artery aneurysm with hydrocephalus. Surgical Neurology 2007;67:652– 653. Kasliwal M, Agrawal D, Sharma BS. Fatal intratumoral hemorrhage following ventriculo-peritoneal shunt.Turkish Neurosurgery 2008;18:436-438 Kasliwal MK, Agrawal D. Intrinsic brainstem glioma mimicking an ependymoma. Pediatr Radiol. 2009;39:125 Agrawal D, Mishra S. Post-Traumatic Intradiploic Pseudomeningocele. Indian Pediatrics 2010;47:272-273. Borkar SA, Prasad GL, Agrawal D, Sharma BS. Cerebellar hemorrhage following supratentorial decompressive craniectomy for severe traumatic brain injury. Neurol India. 2009;57:681-2. Naik V, Goyal N, Agrawal D. Pin site bilateral Epidural hematoma- a rare complication of using Mayfield clamp in Neurosurgery. Neurol India 2011;59:649-651. Kasliwal MK, Agrawal D, Sharma BS. Frontal intra-axial mass lesion in an adult. Invasive aspergillosis. J Clin Neurosci. 2011 Sep;18(9):1230, 1283. Embase indexed publications Original research studies Agrawal D, Naveen K, Bal CS, Mahapatra AK. Postconcussion vertigo: Is the cause central? Correlation with single photon computed tomography. Neurosciences Today 2003;7:33-36. Mahapatra AK, Agrawal D, Satyarthee GD. Surgery of Petroclival Tumors: A Series of 45 Cases. Pan Arab J Neurosurg 2008;12:31-36. Hussain N, Vaishya S, Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK, Surgery in Adult Spinal Dysraphism: A Series of 51 Patients. Pan Arab J Neurosurg 2007, 11:23-25. Agrawal D, Gowda, NK. piracetam in postconcussion syndrome: preleminary results of a randomised controlled study using SPECT. IJNT 2007;4:109-114. Kumar A, Lalwani S, Agrawal D, Rautji R, Dogra TD. Fatal road traffic accidents in South Delhi region and their relationship with head injuries: An epidemiological survey over five years. IJNT 2008;5:63-67. Ahmed S, Khan S, Agrawal D, Sharma BS. Out come in Head Injured patients : Experience at a level 1 Trauma Centre. IJNT 2009;2:119-122 Amit Thapa, Deepak Agrawal Mount Fuji Sign in tension pneumocephalus. IJNT 2009;2:130-132 Basheer N, Gupta D, Sathyarthi GD, Agrawal D,Sinha S, Kale SS, Sharma BS, Mahapatra AK. Dorsolumbar spinal trauma : a single institutional experience of 94 cases at level I apex trauma centre. IJNT 2010;7:55-60. Ailawadhi P, Agrawal D, Sharma BS. Delayed rise in intracranial pressure in patients with head injury IJNT 2010;7:37-40 Joshua SP, Agrawal D, Satyarthee GD, Gupta DK, Sinha S. Cranioplasty as a surrogate marker for excellent outcome in severe head injury. IJNT 2011;8:7-10 Ahmed S, Agrawal D, Kale SS, Mahapatra AK. A comparative study of treatment of chronic subdural hematoma – burr hole drainage versus continuous closed drainage. IJNT 2011;8:17-24. Review articles Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. Coagulopathy following pediatric head injury and its importance in predicting outcome. Indian J Neurotrauma 2004;1(1):17-20. Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. Problems with 'Minor' head injuries. (Review) Asian Archives of Anesthesiology and Resuscitation 2004;60(2):17-25. Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. Traumatic dural venous sinus thrombosis-still an enigma? (Review) Neurosciences Today 2004;8: 26-28. Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. Levodopa treatment in Severe Head Injury. IJNT 2006;2:73-76. Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. Advances in Management of minor head injuries. Neurosciences Today 2004;8:77-80. Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. Postoperative cerebral venous infarction. Neurosciences Today 2005;9:11-13. Mahapatra AK, Agrawal D, Kumar R. Minor Head Injury. IJNT 2008;5:69-72 Case Reports Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. Role of Valproic acid in causing hypotension and hypothermia. Neurosciences Today 2003;3:148-149. Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK. Cystic 'mirror' brain metastasis. Neurosciences Today 2004;8:92-93. Ahmad FU, Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK.Triple meningocele: Cause for a new theory? J Pediatr Neurosci 2007;2:39-40. Agrawal D, Mahapatra AK.Complex split-cord malformation associated with situs inversus totalis. J Pediatr Neurosci 2007;2:11-12 Behera B, Naik V, Mathur P, Agrawal D: Identification of Kocuria rosea by Vitek 2 GP Card: The Internet Journal of Medical Informatics. 2008;3:2 Ahmad FU, Agrawal D, Singh MM, Mahapatra AK: Acute epidural haematoma following Ventriculoperitoneal shunt in an adult. Pan Arab J Neurosurg 2008;12:118-120. Tripathi AK, Agrawal D. Hydrocephalic Holoprosencephaly: An Oxymoron? Insights into etiology and management. J Pediatr Neurosci 2009;4:41-42. Thapa A, Agrawal D. Mount Fuji Sign in tension pneumocephalus. IJNT 2009;6:161-162. Kurwale SN, Agrawal D, Sharma BS. Astroblastoma: A radio-histological diagnosis. J Pediatr Neurosci 2008;3:160-162. RESEARCH PROJECTS (EXTRA-MURAL) As Principal Investigator A Registry for Comparing Catheter-Related Infection Rates Among Various Shunt Systems in the Treatment of Hydrocephalus. (Project with Codman corporation,USA). Effect of Early Enteral Nutrition on Outcome in Severely Head Injured Patients- A Prospective Controlled Study (Project with ICMR) As Co-Investigator 1. Brain trial (Bradykinin B2 receptor antagonist in Neurotrauma): A multicentric randomised trial by London school of Hygiene & Tropical medicine 2. DECRA trial (Decompressive craniectomy in severe head injury): A multicentric randomised trial being conducted in USA. 3. CRASH2 trial: A multicentric randomised trial by London school of Hygiene & Tropical medicine As Project Coordinater : Phase II multi-center, open-label, active-controlled, randomized parallel-group dose finding trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of of two doses of an antisense oligonucleotide in adult patients with recurrent high-grade glioma, administered intratumorally as a continuous high-flow microperfusion over a 7-day period every other week. (Project with Antisense Pharma, Germany) RESEARCH PROJECTS (INTRAMURAL) AsPrincipal Investigator: Role of Thalamus in diffuse axonal injury: An autopsy study with histopathological correlation. (Project funded by AIIMS) Should piracetam be prescribed in mild traumatic brain injury? - A prospective controlled study Objective: To correlate the symptomatic improvement (if any) with SPECT scan findings, in patients with post-concussion syndrome, following administration of Piracetam (Nootropil®). Paper presented at the International conference on recent advances in neurotraumatology (IRCAN) held in Bali, Indonesia in August 2002. Unilateral Electroconvulsive Therapy in Rabbit Stroke Model: Evaluation Using Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of unilateral electroconvulsive therapy (UECT) for cerebral protection following induced stroke in rabbits. Paper presented in award paper category at the annual conference of NSI, held in Madurai, India in December 2006 Post concussional vertigo with electrophysiological and cerebral perfusion monitoring. Objective: To correlate visual and brain stem auditory evoked responses with cerebral perfusion studies using SPECT in post concussional vertigo. Paper presented in award paper category at the annual conference of neuro-otological and equilibriometric society of India, held in Bombay, India in September 2002. Indications and timing of shunt surgery in tubercular meningitis. Objective: To evaluate the indications and timing for Ventriculo-peritoneal shunting in cases of tubercular meningitis (TBM), presenting with hydrocephalus over a three year period at All India institute of medical sciences. Vsual outcome of 'pl negative' eyes in pituitary apoplexy following trans-sphenoidal surgery- a series of 14 eyes. Objective: To study the temporal course of 'PL negative' eyes following surgical intervention in cases of symptomatic pituitary apoplexy, and to identify factors which may have a bearing on the visual outcome. Profile of pediatric brain abscesses over a five year period. A retrospective study to see for changing pattern of brain abscesses in children as well as to formulate the optimum management srategy for pediatric posterior fossa abscesses. THESIS Efficacy of dural tenting sutures in preventing extradural hematoma during routine surgery: A randomized controlled trial. Laminoplasty in cervical canal stenosis- efficacy and results. A retrospective study done over a five-year period. Role of ranitidine as an immunomodulater in surgical patients-a double blinded randomized controlled trial. This prospective study was a carried out as part of a dissertation submitted during surgical registrarship CME WORKSHOPS & CONFERENCES ATTENDED Annual AIIMS Microneurosurgical workshop held at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, February, 2001, New Delhi, India. 12th annual conference of Indian society of pediatric neurosurgery 3rd-4th November 2001, Nagpur, India 4th Annual Conference DNA & 1st Neuro Nurses update 2-3rd febuarary, 2002, New Delhi, India. Annual AIIMS Microneurosurgical workshop held at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 8-10 February, 2002, New Delhi, India. Neurosciences Update-2002, 13-14th July, 2002, New Delhi, India. International conference on recent advances in neurotraumatology (IRCAN) August 2002, Bali, Indonesia. Annual conference of the Indian Society of Neurotrauma, August20-22, 2002, Agra, India First Mid-neuroconference of Neurological society of India, 23rd-25th August 2002, New Delhi, India. Live Surgery Workshop and XXIV Annual Conference NES, September 7-9, 2002, Mumbai, India. 51st annual conference of the Neurological society of India, 14-17th December 2002, cochin, India Annual AIIMS Microneurosurgical workshop held at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 14-16 February, 2002, New Delhi, India. 31st Annual Meeting of the International Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Sept 14th-18th 2003, Monaco, Europe Annual conference of the Indian society of pediatric neurosurgery, November 2003, Lucknow, India 52nd annual conference of the Neurological society of India, 12-15 December 2003, Chandigarh, India. XXI Annual conference of national association of critical care medicine and disaster medicine, 20-21st December 2003, New Delhi, India. 5th World Stroke Congress, 23-26 June 2004, Vancouver, Canada Annual AANS conference 16-21 April 2005, New Orleans, USA Annual CCNS conference 14-18 June 2005, Ottawa, Canada. Annual ISPN meeting, 13-15 September 2005, Vancouver, Canada Annual IndSPN meeting October 2005, New Delhi, India Annual AIIMS Microneurosurgical workshop held at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 14-16 February, 2006, New Delhi, India Asian congress of neurological surgeons, Feb 2006, Mumbai, India Annual ISCISCON conference, March 2006, New Delhi, India.

Annual conference of ISPN, September 2006.Taipei,Taiwan 55th annual conference of the Neurological society of India, 20-24 December 2006, Madurai, India.

9th Annual AIIMS microneurosurgery workshop held at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 14-15 February, 2007, New Delhi, India 4th SAN Congress, February 15-18, New Delhi, India Ginde Oration & Hans-on cadaveric workshop on endoscopic skull base surgery, Bombay Hospital, 31st MArch-2 April 2007, Mumbai, India 1st National radiosurgery update & Gamma-Knife workshop,
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 14-15 April 2007, New Delhi Annual conference of the skull base society of India, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 14-17 October 2007, New Delhi Annual CNS meeting, San Diego, USA, Sep 14-17, 2007 Ramban Trauma course, Haifa, Israel, Dec 8-23, 2007 10th Annual AIIMS microneurosurgery workshop held at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 14-15 February, 2008, New Delhi, India Ginde Oration, Bombay Hospital, 31st March 2008, Mumbai, India WFNS Education Course & hand-on cadaveric workshop, May 9 - 11th 2008, Goa, India Annual conference of ACNS in Beijing, China June 20-23, 2008 Annual CNS meeting, Orlando, USA, Sep 21-25, 2008 Annual conference of ESSFN, Rimini, Italy, Oct 5-8, 2008 Annual meeting of IndSPN, Coimbatore, India, Nov 8-9, 2008 Trauma 2008, New Delhi,India 29-30 Nov 2008 Annual NSI conference, Pune, India 14-17 Dec 2008 11 Annual AIIMS microneurosurgery workshop held at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 14-15 February, 2009, New Delhi, India Annual DNA conference held at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, February, 2009, New Delhi, India Annual Neurotrauma conference at Jaipur, August 7-9, 2009 Instructional spine course at Khajurao, India, August 14-16, 2009 Annual CNS meeting, New orleans, USA, October 23-29, 2009 ASEPA workshop, AIIMS, New Delhi, November 7-9, 2009 Trauma 2009 International congress & second annual conference of ISTAC, JPN Apex trauma centre, AIIMS, New Delhi 12-15 November, 2009 12th Annual AIIMS microneurosurgery workshop held at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 14-15 February, 2010, New Delhi, India MRMCM-2010 conference held in DRDO Bhawan from 6-7 May 2010 AO spine spinal workshop & cadaveric course held in AIIMS from 5-8 November 2010 Trauma 2010 international conference held in AIIMS, Nov 26-8, 2010 Joint meeting of the 59th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India & CNS, USA, 16-9 December 2010 at Jaipur, India. CME's,
workshops & conferences organised Course director for AIIMS BECC course and held 2 courses in various parts of India during 2009-2010 in partnership with NHRM (national rural health mission) Faculty in ATLS courses held round the year at JPNATC,
AIIMS Co-organising secretary of Trauma 2008 international congress, JPN Apex trauma Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi,India 28 -30 Nov 2008 Course director for 'Neurotrauma workshop' conducted as a part of 'Trauma 2008' at JPN Apex trauma Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi,India 28 Nov 2008 Course director for 'Computerisation workshop' conducted as a part of 'Trauma 2008' at JPN Apex trauma Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi,India 28 Nov 2008

Organising chairman for nursing CME held weekly at JPN Apex trauma Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi since March 2009

Convener for 'Neurotrauma conference' conducted as a part of 'Trauma 2008' at JPN Apex trauma Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi,India 28 Nov 2008

Course director for Trauma Nursing workshop in 'Trauma 2009' International congress & second annual conference of ISTAC, JPN Apex trauma centre, AIIMS, New Delhi 12-15 November, 2009

Convener of Nursing conference in 'Trauma 2009' International congress & second annual conference of ISTAC, JPN Apex trauma centre, AIIMS, New Delhi 12-15 November, 2009

Co-Organising Secretary for MRMCM-2010 conference held in DRDO bhawan from 6-7 May 2010 Course director for 'Nursing workshop' conducted as a part of 'Trauma 2010' at JPN Apex trauma Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi,India 26Nov 2010

Course director for 'Research methodology workshop' conducted as a part of 'Trauma 2010' at JPN Apex trauma Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi,India 26 Nov 2010

Convener of Nursing conference in 'Trauma 2010' International congress & second annual conference of ISTAC, JPN Apex trauma centre, AIIMS, New Delhi 27-28 November, 2010

Organising Secretary of National Consultative Workshop on Cost-effective Information technology in Healthcare, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi on 5th March 2011.

Organising secretary of ‘Management of complex spinal trauma-live operative workshop & symposium’ on 27 August at JPNATC, AIIMS Organising secretary of 1st International sumit and workshop on Cost Effective & Meaningful Use of Technology in Emergency Healthcare (CEUTEH 2011) from 27-30 october 2011 at AIIMS, New Delhi Sessions chaired at conferences Neurotruma session at Annual conference of ACNS in Beijing, China June 20-23, 2008 Neurotrauma conference conducted as a part of 'Trauma 2008' at JPN Apex trauma Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi,India 28 Nov 2008

Chaired session in 'Instructional Spine Course', held in Khajurao, India 28-30 Aug 2009 Nursing conference in 'Trauma 2009' International congress & second annual conference of ISTAC, JPN Apex trauma centre, AIIMS, New Delhi 12-15 November, 2009

Chairperson for MRMCM-2010 conference held in DRDO bhawan from 6-7 May 2010 Chairperson for National Consultative Workshop of Stakeholders-Addressing Problems Related to Alcohol Use 12th & 13th May, 2010 - NISD, New Delhi

Course director for AIIMS BECC course and held 5 courses in various parts of India during 2010-2011 in partnership with NHRM (national rural health mission)

Chairperson for National Consultative Workshop on Cost-effective Information technology in Healthcare, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi on 5th March 2011 Chairperson at the annual conference of NSI in Bangalore from 16-18 December, 2011 Chairperson at the 5th SAN Congress from 11-13 March, 2012 Invited Speaker At conference(s) ATLS instructor and regular speaker at ATLS courses in India 'Image guided surgery for pituitary adenomas' at STEROCON 2007, Kolkata, India; 13-14 October 2007 'Cost-effective computerisation in Indian Hospitals- our experience' at Trauma 2008, New Delhi,India 29-30 Nov 2008 'Head injury management at JPN apex trauma Centre' at Trauma 2008, New Delhi,India 29-30 Nov 2008 'Image guidance in Neurosurgery-Towards improved quality and outcome' at DNACON 2009, AIIMS, New Delhi 7-8 February 2009 'Cost effective computerisation in Hospitals' during a symposium on 'Advances in information Technology in Medical Sciences' at LHMC & Assoc hospitals, 28 February 2009 'Head injury management' in Trauma workshop at Coimbatore, India 30 October 2009 'How to Leverage Technology in improving Research Quality & in Writing Papers Quickly- A primer for researchers' at 'Trauma 2009' International congress & second annual conference of ISTAC, JPN Apex trauma centre, AIIMS, New Delhi 12-15 November, 2009 'Data on alcohol related Injuries" at National Consultative Workshop of Stakeholders-Addressing Problems Related to Alcohol Use 12th & 13th May, 2010 - NISD, New Delhi ‘Computerization for nurses’ at Nursing workshop & conference, Trauma 2010 international conference held in AIIMS, Nov 26-8, 2010. ‘Research methodology & paper writing for nurses’ at Nursing workshop & conference, Trauma 2010 international conference held in AIIMS, Nov 26-8, 2010.

ABSTRACTS PRESENTED AT CONFERENCES Agrawal D, Transforming Neurosurgical Healthcare Delivery in Rural Areas by use of Integrated Call centre(s)' Joint meeting of the 59th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India & CNS, USA, 16-9 December 2010 at Jaipur, India Agrwal D, Neurosurgery at JPN Apex Trauma Centre- The journey till now' at Joint meeting of the 59th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India & CNS, USA, 16-9 December 2010 at Jaipur, India Agrawal D, 'Traumatic Quadriplegia- Indian Experience at a level I Trauma Centre' at Joint meeting of the 59th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India & CNS, USA, 16-9 December 2010 at Jaipur, India Borkar S, Agrawal D, AK Mahapatra 'Remote site intracranial hemorrhage' at Joint meeting of the 59th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India & CNS, USA, 16-9 December 2010 at Jaipur, India Joshua PS, Agrawal D, 'Cranioplasty as a surrogate Marker for Excellent Outcome in Severe Head Injury' at Joint meeting of the 59th Annual Conference of the Neurological Society of India & CNS, USA, 16-9 December 2010 at Jaipur, India Sharma S, Agrawal D Outcome of Patients with Head Injury with admission GCS 3 at the Annual conference of NTSI at Ranchi from 12-14 August 2011 Avijit S, Agrawal D Decompressive Craniectomy in pediatric "minor" head injuries at the Annual conference of NTSI at Ranchi from 12-14 August 2011 Rathore Y, Agrawal D Clinical infection in the face of negative cultures Utility of empirical antibiotics in neurosurgery ICU at a level 1 Trauma Centre at the Annual conference of NTSI at Ranchi from 12-14 August 2011 Sahoo S, Agrawal D Role of Decompressive Craniectomy in minor Head Injuries at the Annual conference of NTSI at Ranchi from 12-14 August 2011 Sharma S, Agrawal D Diffuse Axonal Injury in severe head injury: an autopsy study of 30 patients at the Annual conference of NTSI at Ranchi from 12-14 August 2011 Agrawal D: Usefulness of Navigated O-arm in a Teaching Centre for Spinal Trauma at ‘Spine 2011’ at Bangalore from 9-11 September 2011 Agrawal D: ‘Neurosurgery at JPN Apex Trauma Centre- the Journey till Now’ at the annual conference of NSI in Bangalore from 16-18 December, 2011 & at the 5th SAN Congress from 11-13 March, 2012 Agrawal D: ‘Assessment of ultrasound as a diagnostic modality for detecting cervical spine fractures in Head injured patients’ at the annual conference of NSI in Bangalore from 16-18 December, 2011 & at the 5th SAN Congress from 11-13 March, 2012 MEMBER Founder member & Executive member Indian Society of Trauma and acute care (ISTAC) Life member Asian Conference of Neurological Surgeons (ACNS) Neurotrauma society of India Neuro-otological and equilibriometric society of India Delhi neurological association Skull Base society of India Indian Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery Neurological society of India Member Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) AANS

Academic positions:

I/C, Neurotrauma Unit, JPNATC, AIIMS Head, Department of IT, JPNATC, AIIMS Faculty I/C Neurotrauma ICU, JPNATC, AIIMS

Research interests:

Neurosurgery, neurotrauma, Spinal cord injury, image guidance, gamma knife

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