Dr Gokulnath 
Sr Nephrologist&Director Nephrology services
Dr. S T Gopal
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Dr. Ravishankar B
Sr. GI &Transplant Surgeon
Dr. Prasanna K S
Gastroentrologist
Dr. V.S.Reddy
Sr. Urologist
Dr. Deepak B
Sr. Urologist
Dr. Satish D
Nephrologist
Dr. Mallikarjun H M
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Dr Dilip C Dhanpal
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Dr Gokulnath

MBBS, MD(Gen.Med),DM, DNB (Nephrology), FISN, FRCP( London)

Sr. Nephrologist & Director Nephrology services

+91 080- 2630-4144

 

Dr. Gokulnath is an Eminent and Senior Nephrologist with more than three decades of experience in the Specialty. He has vast experience in the field of Nephrology Transplantation and was Professor Head of Nephrology at St John’s Medical College for over a decade before his present tenure at Apollo hospitals. He has been the president of various professional bodies, important amongst which are the Indian Society of Peritoneal Dialysis and the Indian Society of Nephrology-Southern Chapter. He has been part of many national decision making bodies in the field of nephrology & transplantation, as well as, has been a member and chair of Committees drafting guidelines for treatment of kidney diseases For his contribution in the field of Nephrology while serving in the Indian Air force, he has received the presidential Award from president of India in the year 2000 (VSM)

 

Experience

  • Professor of Medicine / Nephrology & HOD, Nephrology, Command Hospital, Air Force, Bangalore.
  • Senior Advisor of Medicine & Nephrology at CH (EC) at Kolkata.
  • Professor & Head, Department of Nephrology, St. John’s Medical College Hospital (2003-2014)

Awards & Achievements

Undergraduate

  • First place in MBBS
  • Best outgoing student (MBBS)
  • SRS Gold Medal.

Academic & Professional

  • Best Scientific Paper Award – Indian Society of Nephrology - 1994
  • Commendation by Chief of Air Staff - 1998
  • Vishisht Seva Medal – President of India - 2000
  • Elected Fellow-Indian Society of Nephrology - 2011
  • Best researcher at International Society of Blood Purification Annual Meeting - 2011

Member/ Chairman Decision making academic Bodies of Nephrology

  • Member: Indian Best Practice Guidelines for CKD 2005.
  • Convener: Updates if Indian Best Practice Guidelines for CKD 2012.
  • Core Committee member for Indian Guidelines for Bone Mineral Diseases.
  • Core Member: PD working group - Improving PD practices in India.
  • Member of Sub- Group formed by FICCI for development of Standard Treatment Guidelines for selective common disease conditions in the country.
  • Member: Zonal Coordination Committee of Government of Karnataka for Organ Transplantation (ZCCK).
  • Key Opinion Leader Transplantation in India – recognized by The Transplantation Society.
  • Member: Expert Committee for framing guidelines for use of Vaptans in Nephrology

Administrative Accomplishments

  • Establishment of a State of Art Dialysis Unit & Renal Transplantation Centre at Command Hospital, Bangalore – 1996.
  • Establishment of the Dialysis Unit & Transplantation Programme at Command Hospital Eastern Command, Kolkata.
  • Renovation of the Dialysis Unit at St. John’s Medical College Hospital, Bangalore.
  • Starting of the post graduate teaching program in Nephrology both DNB and DM at St. John’s Medical College Hospital, Bangalore.
  • Framing of the constitution for Southern Chapter – Indian Society of Nephrology.

Specialty intrest

  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Renal Transplantation
  • Clinical Nephrology-Diabetic nephropathy
  • Renal Anaemia

 

Research&Publications

Research Papers : 180

Chapters in Text Books : 11

Orations : 05

Guest Lectures Delivered : 158

Principle Investigator for multinational trials : 15

Recognitions:

  • Editor of Indian Journal of peritoneal Dialysis.
  • Member - Editorial Board - Indian Clinical Updates by Wiley-Blackwell publications. - SAARC Journal of Nephrology, Urology and Transplantation.
  • Dr. Gokulnath is also referee for many national &International Journals.

MEMBERHIP OF SOCIETIES

  • Member of Associations of Physicians of India
  • Member of Indian Society of Nephrology
  • Member of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation
  • Member of Indian Society of Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Member of Indian Society of Hemodialysis
  • Member of International Society of Nephrology
  • Member of European Dialysis and Transplant Association
  • Member-The Transplantation Society

FELLOWSHIP SOCIETY

  • Fellow Indian Society of Nephrology
  • Fellow Royal College of Physicians, London

Research papers:

  • Gokulnath, AC Anand, KJ Shetty.: Evaluation of Control of Diabetes Mellitus and Glycosolated Haemoglobin JAPI 1983: Jan : 1.
  • Gokulnath, Iyengar SS., Vasudevan J: Nortrypataline poisoning MJAFI 1987.
  • Gokulnath, Mabena: Chloroquin resistant falciparum malaria and chemotherapy Chemoprophylaxis in Botswana Botshelo 1988: 19; 93-95.
  • Gokulnath, Kumar M, Mabena: Metabolic factors and stress fracture in recruits of Botswana Defence Force. Botshelo 1988: 19; 122-126.
  • Gokulnath, Mabena: HIV status and herpes infection in Africans. Botshelo 1990: 22; 240-242.
  • Gokulnath, George TJ., Shastri JCM: Cyclosporine withdrawal in Haplomatched live related renal allograft recipients. IJN: 1995.
  • Singh G., Gokulnath: Psychometric evaluation in patients on Haemodialysis Acetate Vs Bicarbonate. Indian Journal of Psychiatry (abstract annual conference): 1996.
  • Gupta V., Gokulnath, Singh MM: A case of secondary sjogren’s syndrome. The Antiseptic: Nov. 1997
  • Gokulnath, Ramesethu R., Singh MM: Slow renal replacement therapy in critically ill patients. JAPI January 16, 1988.
  • Gokulnath, Ramesethu R., Singh MM: Hepatitis ‘C’ – A growing concern in Haemodialysis JAPI, 1998.
  • Gokulnath, Ramesethu R., Singh MM: Comparative Study of GM-CSF and Interferon alpha as adjuvants to Hepatitis ‘B’ vaccination in Haemodialysis patients. IJN 1998: 8; 140-141.
  • Gokulnath: Hepatitis ‘B’ vaccination in Chronic Renal Failure and dialysis patients “Hepatitis & Renal Medicine in India”. Ed SK Agarwal, 1st Edition – 1999: PP: 112 – 116.
  • Gokulnath, Vasantha Kumar RS, Kumar N: Influence of Hepatitis ‘B’ vaccine adjuvants on early post transplant rejection Indian Journal of Nephrology: 2000; Vol. 10; 129
  • Gokulnath, Vasantha Kumar RS, Kumar N: GMCSF as Hep-B Adjuvant – Efficacy in Dialysis population. IJN. Vol. 14: 2001.
  • Gokulnath: The impact of Newer Immunosuppressants of Renal Transplantation, National Medicine Update 2002: PP 135-144, Ed R.S. Mehta (Review Article).
  • Gokulnath, Bishnoi JS: Physicians Dilemma – Secondary Hypertension, Nephrology update: 2002. PP 31-40. Ed: PP Varma (Review Article).
  • H. Singh, Gokulnath, Bishnoi JS. “Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of transplant renal artery stenosis. Indian Heart J. 2004; 56 (4): 336-9.
  • SG Nayak, R. Satish, PG Kedlaya, Gokulnath. “Non-lymphomatous haematological cancers after renal transplantation. Indian J. of Nephrol. 2006; 16: 174-176.
  • Nayak S., Satish R., Gokulnath. “Peritoneal Mucormycosis in a patient on CAPD”. Peritoneal Dialysis Int. 2007; 27 (2); 216-7.
  • Usha Bapat, Shobhana G. Nayak, Prashant GK, Gokulnath. “Coping Strategies and perceived social supports of ESRD patients on CAPD - A cross sectional study. Indian Journal of Peritoneal Dialysis. Pages – 19 - 22; 2007
  • Shobhana G. Nayak, Renuka S., Gokulnath. “An unusual toxic cause for haemolytic uraemic syndrome”. The Journal of Toxicological Sciences. Vol. 32, No. 2; 197 – 199; 2007.
  • SG Nayak, Renuka Satish, Prashant Kedlaya, Gokulnath, Isha Garg. “Acute Renal Failure during pregnancy – an unusual cause”. Nephro Dialysis & Transplant (2007); 22; 264-265.
  • Shobhana G. Nayak, Renuka Satish, Gokulnath. Extensive Central Venous Thrombosis in a Renal Allograft Recipient. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2008; 19 (1): 90 – 93
  • Renuka S., Pramod, Gokulnath. “Serum Magnesium levels in Recovering Acute Renal Failure. Indian J of Neph. 2008: Vol. 18 (3): 101 – 104.
  • Usha Bapat, Shobhana G. Nayak, Prashant G. Kedleya, Gokulnath. Demographics and Social Factors Associated with Acceptance of Treatment in patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2008; 19 (1): 132 – 136.
  • Shobhana G. Nayak, Renuka S., Gokulnath. “An unusual toxic cause for haemolytic uremic syndrome”. The Journal of Toxicological Sciences. Vol. 32, No. 2; 197 – 199; 2007.
  • SG Nayak, Renuka Satish, Prashant Kedlaya, Gokulnath, Isha Garg. “Acute Renal Failure during pregnancy – an unusual cause”. Nephro Dialysis & Transplant (2007); 22; 264-265.
  • Shobhana G. Nayak, Renuka Satish, Gokulnath. Extensive Central Venous Thrombosis in a Renal Allograft Recipient. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2008; 19 (1): 90 – 93
  • Renuka S., Pramod, Gokulnath. “Serum Magnesium levels in Recovering Acute Renal Failure. Indian J of Neph. 2008: Vol. 18 (3): 101 – 104.
  • Usha Bapat, Shobhana G. Nayak, Prashant G. Kedleya, Gokulnath. Demographics and Social Factors Associated with Acceptance of Treatment in patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2008; 19 (1): 132 – 136.
  • Usha Bapat, Prashant G. Kedlaya, Gokulnath. Perceived illness intrusion among patients on haemodialysis. Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases & Transplantation. 2009; 20 (3) 389-391.
  • Gokulnath, Rajanna Sreedhara. Influence of Dialytic modality on renal anaemia in CKD patients. Indian Journal of Peritoneal Dialysis: 2008; Pages 22-25.
  • Gokulnath, MR Sudhakara, Devi Shantala, RK Karuna. Role of serial estimation of serum transferring receptor levels in anaemia of haemodialysis patients. Nephrology 2008; 13 (Suppl.); Page – A58.
  • Gokulnath, G. Divya, KN Maruthy, Aditi Sinha. Segmental Bioimpedence analysis for the online monitoring of weight loss in patients undergoing haemodialysis using an indigenously devised instrument. Nephrology 2008; 13 (Suppl.): Page – A65.
  • Gokulnath, M. Aisha Siddiqua, C.S. Chetan. Safeties of voluntary kidney donation – long term follow up. Nephrology 2008; 13 (Suppl.): Page – A84.
  • Selvikala Sumathi, Gokulnath, Renuka, Harshad Devarbhavi. Intestinal Angiodysplasia in patients on CAPD. Indian Journal of Peritoneal Dialysis: August 2008; Vol. 15; pages 38-40.
  • Usha Bapat, Prashant G. Kedlaya, Gokulnath. Perceived illness intrusion among patients on haemodialysis. Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases & Transplantation. 2009; 20 (3) 389-391.
  • Renuka Satish, Gokulnath. Intractable Urinary Tract Infection in a Renal Transplant Recipient. Saudi Kidney Dis. Transpl. 2009; 20 (3): pages 458-461.
  • Usha Bapat, Prashant G. Kedlaya, Gokulnath. Organ donation, awareness, attitudes and beliefs among post graduate medical students. Saudi Kidney Dis. Transpl. 2009; 20 (1): pages 174-180.
  • Gokulnath, Srividya, Mallikarjun K.M. Sleep Disordered Breathing in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients on Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis. Indian Journal of Peritoneal Dialysis. August 2009; Vol. 17: pages 22-26.
  • Sohan Gupta –S. Muralidharan, Gokulnath, H. Srinivasa. Epidemiology of culture isolates from peritoneal dialysis peritonitis patients in Southern India using an automated blood culture system to culture peritoneal dialysate. Nephrology, 16 (2011) 63-67.
  • Gokulnath, Sushma Rani R. et al. PP 32-58. Polycystic Kidney Disease, ECAB Clinical Update: Nephrology, Elsevier publication, 2011.
  • V. Jha, V. Kher, R. Pisharody, R.K. Sharma, G. Abraham, Gokulnath, A. Almeida, A. Gupta. Indian Commentary on the 2009 KDIGO clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of chronic kidney disease – mineral and bone disorders. Indian Journal of Nephrology, Vol. 21, No. 3, July-September 2011.
  • Renuka Satish, Thomas Mathew, Gokulnath. Rare complications of peg. Interferon Alpha 2a in Hepatitis C positive patient on maintenance haemodialysis. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2012(1), 139-142.
  • Gokulnath, Renuka S, Prashant et al. Pathogenesis of Glomerular Diseases, ECAB Clinical Update: Nephrology, Elsevier publication.
  • Book titled “Vasculitis and the Kidney” Elsevier Publication – Edited by Dr. Gokulnath.
  • Gokulnath, Prashant, Chapter titled “RPGN – as a presentation of small vessel Vasculitis” ECAB clinical update: Nephrology, Elsevier publication, 2012, pages 41-60.
  • Chapter text book on non-renal indications of CAPD for Indira Gandhi Open University, 2011, Editor – Sanjay Agarwal.
  • Bhavana, Prashant G.K, Gokulnath. Impact of knowledge Vs attitude, behaviour among maintenance haemodialysis patients for adherence to dietary regimen- a single centre experience. Indian Journal of Nephrology, Abstracts for 16th Indian Society of Nephrology, Vol. 21, Suppl., Dec 2011 (S10- S11).
  • Mallikarjun HM, Ravi KR, Gokulnath. Role of icodextrin in extending time on treatment of CAPD patients; a single centre experience. Indian Journal of Nephrology, Vol 21, Suppl., Dec 2011 (S52- S53).
  • Arunkumar Tirlapur, Gokulnath, Sridhar G. Acute pancreatitis in CKD patients on dialysis treatment. Does Dialytic modality influence the incidence and outcome? Indian Journal of Nephrology, Vol 21, Suppl., Dec 2011 (S54- S55)
  • Sr. Dona, Madona Britto, Gokulnath. A comparative study of local anaesthetic cream application Vs cryotherapy for reducing AV fistula puncture pain among Hemodialysis patients. Indian Journal of Nephrology, Vol 21, Suppl., Dec 2011 (S56).
  • Arun T, Kiran KK, Gokulnath. Patient and technique outcomes after re-implantation of the catheter following bacterial peritonitis. Indian Journal of Nephrology, Vol 21, Suppl., Dec 2011 (S61).
  • Georgi Abraham, Narayan Prasad, R Ravichandran, Gokulnath, et al. Proceedings of the PD working group- 2011, Indian Journal of peritoneal Dialysis, Supplement 1, September 2011.
  • Gokulnath, Rapur Ram. Acute Kidney Injury in tropics. Clinical Queries: Nephrology. Elsevier Publication, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Jan-March 2012, pages 89-94.
  • Usha Bapat, Prashant G. Kedlaya, Gokulnath. Perceived Illness Intrusion among patients on CAPD. Saudi J. Kidney Dis. Transpl. 23(5), 2012, 958-964.
  • Gokulnath, Kiran K.K., Arun T. Icodextrin and Acute Pancreatitis in CAPD patients. Journal of the International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis, Vol. 32, Suppl. 3, Sept. 2012 (S147).
  • Mallikarjun H.M., Gokulnath. Icodextrin as Rescue Therapy in Extending time on treatment of CAPD patients: Experience from a Developing Country. Journal of the International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis, Vol. 32, Suppl. 3, Sept. 2012 (S136).
  • Gokulnath, Prem Pais, Prashant G. Kedlaya. Chapter titled “Type 2 Chronic Cardio renal Syndrome” in the book “Cardio renal Syndrome”. ECAB Clinical Update: Nephrology, Elsevier Publication, 2013.
  • Gokulnath, Manisha Sahay, Sanjay Kalra, Vijay Vishwanathan, Abdul Hamid Zargar, et al. Protocol of an observational study to evaluate diabetic nephropathy through detection of microalbuminuria in Indian patients. Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, May-June 2013; Vol. 17, Issue 3.
  • Gokulnath, Linto George, Elizabeth George. Phobias and Facts: Needle stick injury to health care personnel during haemodialysis of HCV & HIV patients – perspective from a developing country. Publication No. SU527 (Poster No. 466), WCN 2013.
  • Gokulnath, Vinod Kumar, Arun T. Dilemma of renal transplantation vis-à-vis maintenance Hemodialysis as a choice of renal replacement therapy (RRT) in untreated hepatitis C infected and non-diabetic chronic kidney disease patients – long term follow up study from a developing country. Publication No. SA573 (Poster No. 414), WCN 2013.
  • Mallikarjun HM, Gokulnath, Deepak Kumar, Arun T. Utility of Pet in non-diabetic PD patients on glucose based solutions – a prospective control study in a developing country. Publication No. MO370 (Poster No. 502), WCN 2013.
  • Vinod Kumar, Mallikarjun HM, Gokulnath. A miniseries of spontaneous intramural oesophageal hematoma in haemodialysis patients: A rare cause of dysphasia. Published online: Hemodialysis International 2014; DOI: 10.1111/hid. 12143.
  • Gokulnath, SS Iyengar. Chapter titled “Hypertension Induced Renal Changes” in the book “Renal Function in Hypertension & Diabetes”, pp 14-23, 2014, editor – Vijay Kher, KONTENTWORK publication.
  • Chandrasekhar Jatti, Urmila A., Renuka S., Ravi Prakash, Deepak L.V., Gokulnath. “When does the Nephrologist see diabetic nephropathy patients first? Presented in the Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter, XXIV Annual Conference at Mangalore, 20th - 22nd February 2004.
  • Ravindra M., Renuka S., Gokulnath, Ravi Prakash, Urmila. “Profile of minimal change disease in adults in a tertiary care hospital”. Presented in the Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter, XXIV Annual Conference at Mangalore, 20th-22nd February 2004.
  • Bhavana S., Urmila A., Renuka S., Ravi Prakash, Gokulnath, Kurpad A. Anthropometry in patients on maintenance haemodialysis. How is the diabetic patient different? Presented in the Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter, XXIV Annual Conference at Mangalore, 20th - 22nd February 2004.
  • Usha Bapat, Gokulnath, U. Anandh, Renuka S., Ravi Prakash. “Effect of illness on the family & female spouse of ESRD patients on haemodialysis – A Cross Sectional Study”. Presented in the Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter, XXIV Annual Conference at Mangalore, 20th - 22nd February 2004.
  • Snehith M. Dass, Sharmistha B., Nivedita B., Vinod, U. Anandh, Gokulnath. “Early onset of hepatic dysfunction in post transplant recipients”. Presented in the Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter, XXIV Annual Conference at Mangalore, 20th - 22nd February 2004.
  • Antony Arokiaraj, Dinesh, Ravindra B., Galgali, Urmila Anandh, Gokulnath. “Hospital anxiety and depression scale” – As an instrument to detect depression and anxiety in patients with ESRD on haemodialysis. Presented in the Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter, XXIV Annual Conference at Mangalore, 20th - 22nd February 2004.
  • Nivedita Biswas, Sharmistha B., Snehith, U. Anandh, Gokulnath. Course and prognosis of patients acquiring hepatitis C virus infection (HCV) on maintenance haemodialysis. Presented in the Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter, XXIV Annual Conference at Mangalore, 20th - 22nd February 2004.
  • Usha Bapat, Prashant G.K., Renuka S., Gokulnath. Coping Strategies and perceived social supports of ESRD patients on CAPD. Presented at the 2nd Asian Chapter Meeting of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis at Hyderabad, January 21-23, 2005.
  • Pramodh K., Renuka S., Gokulnath. Serum Magnesium in recovering acute renal failure patients – A pilot study. Presented at the XXV Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter at Chennai, February 18-20th 2005.
  • Usha Bapat, Anju Issac, Renuka S., Ravi Prakash, Prashant, Gokulnath. Perceived Social Supports of ESRD patients on haemodialysis – A cross sectional study. Presented at the XXV Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter at Chennai, February 18-20th 2005 – awarded second prize.
  • Belinda, Renuka S., Prakash, Prashant, Gokulnath. When does hypokalemia in hospitalized patients with normal renal functions get referred to a Nephrologist? Presented at the XXV Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter at Chennai, February 18-20th 2005.
  • Usha Bapat, Anju Issac, Prashant, Gokulnath. “Renal Recipients Coping Strategies” Presented at 16th Indian Society of Organ Transplantation held at Jaipur from 30th September - 2nd October 2005; awarded the Best Poster.
  • Pramodh K., Renuka S., Gokulnath. “Serum Magnesium in recovering acute renal failure patients”. Presented at the Indian Society of Nephrology Conference held at Cochin from 30th November – 03rd December 2005; awarded the Best poster.
  • Usha Bapat, Anju Issac, Prashant, Gokulnath. “Perceived Social Supports of renal recipients”. Presented at the Indian Society of Nephrology Conference held at Cochin from 30th November – 03rd December 2005; awarded the Best poster.
  • Pramodh K., Renuka S., Gokulnath. “Does renal histology in elderly presenting with proteinuric illness differ from adults”. Presented at the Indian Society of Nephrology Conference held at Cochin from 30th November – 03rd December 2005.
  • Usha Bapat, Anju Issac, Prashant, Gokulnath. “Coping strategies and perceived social supports of ESRD patients on CAPD. Presented at the Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter Conference held at Trivandrum from 17th – 19th February 2006.
  • Bhavana S., Renuka S., Prashant, Ravi Prakash, Gokulnath. “Factors influencing malnutrition in haemodialysis patients”. Presented at the Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter Conference held at Trivandrum from 17th – 19th February 2006.
  • Shobhana Nayak, Renuka S., Prashant K., Ravi Prakash, Gokulnath. “Unusual haematological cancers after renal transplantation”. Presented at the Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter Conference held at Trivandrum from 17th – 19th February 2006.
  • Usha Bapat, Prashant, Gokulnath. “Effect of illness on the family & female spouse of ESRD patients on haemodialysis – a cross sectional study”. Presented at the Second Conference of Indian Society of Haemodialysis held at NIMHANS, Bangalore between April 7th and 08th 2006.
  • Parag Agrawal, Nivedita Biswas, Sharmistha Biswas, Snehith M.Dass, Gokulnath “Course and prognosis of patients acquiring hepatitis C virus infection (HCV) on maintenance haemodialysis”. Presented at the Second Conference of Indian Society of Haemodialysis held at NIMHANS, Bangalore between April 7th and 08th 2006.
  • Usha Bapat, Shobhana G. Nayak, Prashant G.K., Gokulnath. “Organ donation awareness, attitudes and beliefs among postgraduate medical students”. Presented at the XVII Annual Conference of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation held at Ahmedabad, between 6th and 8th October 2006.
  • Shobhana Nayak, Renuka Satish, Gokulnath. Acute renal failure during pregnancy – an unusual cause. Presented at the 37th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology at Bhuvaneshwar, Orissa from 30th November to 2nd December 2006
  • Shobhana Nayak, Renuka Satish, Gokulnath. Peritoneal Mucormycosis in a patient on CAPD. Presented at the 37th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology at Bhuvaneshwar, Orissa from 30th November to 2nd December 2006.
  • Usha Bapat, Shobhana Nayak, Prashant GK, Gokulnath. Haemodialysis patient’s perceived illness intrusion. Presented at the 37th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology at Bhuvaneshwar, Orissa from 30th November to 2nd December 2006; awarded the best poster.
  • Usha Bapat, Prashant G.K., Gokulnath. CAPD patients’ perceived illness intrusion. Presented at the 09th Annual Conference of Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India at New Delhi from 7-9th September 2007.
  • Renuka S., Gokulnath. Extensive cerebral venous thrombosis in a renal allograft recipient. Presented at the XVIII Annual Conference of Indian Society of Organ Trasplantation at Bangalore from October 5 to 7th 2007.
  • Divya G., Aditi S., K.N. Maruthy, Gokulnath. Segmental Bioimpedance for the online monitoring of weight loss in patients undergoing haemodialysis using an indigenously devised instrument. Presented at the 27th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology at New Delhi from 13th to 15th December 2007.
  • Renuka S., Sudarshan B., Prashant G.K. Multiple myeloma & Renal failure – outcomes. Presented at the 27th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology at New Delhi from 13th to 15th December 2007.
  • Selvikala Sumati, Gokulnath, Renuka. Does microbiological diagnosis impact the outcome of peritonitis in CAPD patients? Presented at the 27th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology at New Delhi from 13th to 15th December 2007.
  • Aesha Siddiqua M., Chetan C.S., Gokulnath. Medical issues of live related kidney donation. How safe is voluntary kidney donation – impact on renal functions – long term follow up. Presented at the 28th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter at Mysore from 08th to 10th February 2008.
  • Aesha Siddiqua M., Gokulnath, Manjunath S., Ravi Prakash, Bhavana S. Maintenance haemodialysis as a viable option for ESRD HRV patients in a developing country – is it feasible? Presented at the 28th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter at Mysore from 08th to 10th February 2008.
  • Bhavana S., Prashant G.K., Gokulnath. Nutritional and subjective global assessment of patients on maintenance haemodialysis with a larger interdialytic weight gain. Presented at the 28th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter at Mysore from 08th to 10th February 2008.
  • Srividya, Gokulnath, Manjunath S., Renuka S., Preethi, Anuradha, Betty. Localized polymyositis and cutaneous vasculitis in a patient with type II diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease: a case report. Presented at the 28th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter at Mysore from 08th to 10th February 2008.
  • Shwetha, Karuna Rameshkumar, Shantaladevi, Gokulnath. Spectrum of hematological profile in chronic kidney disease patients Stage I – IV. Presented at the 28th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter at Mysore from 08th to 10th February 2008.
  • Selvikala Sumathi, Gokulnath, Renuka, Harshad Devarbhavi. Intestinal angiodysplasia in patients on CAPD – management and outcome. Presented at the 28th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter at Mysore from 08th to 10th February 2008.
  • Shwetha R., Gokulnath, Karuna Rameshkumar, Shanthala Devi, Chetan. Does modality of dialytic therapy influence renal anaemia in CKD patients on maintenance dialysis. Presented at the 28th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter at Mysore from 08th to 10th February 2008.
  • Salini, Gokulnath, Muralidharan, H. Srinivasa. Reliability of screening tests in detection of HCV virus in dialysis population on long term maintenance dialysis. Presented at the 28th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter at Mysore from 08th to 10th February 2008.
  • Sudhakar MR, Gokulnath, Shanthala Devi, Karuna RK. Serial estimation of serum transferring receptor levels in anaemia of CKD in haemodialysis patients – does it have a role? Presented at the 28th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter at Mysore from 08th to 10th February 2008.
  • Aesha Siddiqua M., Gokulnath, Manjunath S., Ravi Prakash, Bhavana S. Maintenance Haemodialysis as a viable option for ESRD HRV patients in a developing country – is it feasible? 11th Asian Pacific Congress of Nephrology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 5-8 May 2008.
  • Gokulnath, Aesha Siddiqua, CS Chetan. Safety of voluntary kidney donation – long term follow up. 11th Asian Pacific Congress of Nephrology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 5-8 May 2008.
  • Kiran, Renuka, Gokulnath. Relationship between dialysis modality & cognitive functions in chronic dialysis patients. 13th Annual Conference of PDSI on 25th & 26th September 2010.
  • Rakhi LK, Ravi Prakash D., Gokulnath. Fungal peritonitis in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis : patient and technique outcomes, A single centre experience. 13th Annual Conference of PDSI on 25th & 26th September 2010.
  • D’ Souza R., Britto M., Gokulnath. Comparative study to assess the stress and coping among haemodialysis and continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) patients. 13th Annual Conference of PDSI on 25th & 26th September 2010.
  • Mary George, Prashant G.K., Gokulnath. Peritonitis in a patient on CAPD by a rare fungi – ‘Alternaria’. 13th Annual Conference of PDSI on 25th & 26th September 2010.
  • Arun, Ravi, Gokulnath. Outcome of CKD patients with HIV on CAPD when compared with those on haemodialysis. 13th Annual Conference of PDSI on 25th & 26th September 2010.
  • Ravi K.R., Manjunath S., Renuka S., Gokulnath. Influence of membrane characteristics and dialysis adequacy on the outcome of patients on Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis. 13th Annual Conference of PDSI on 25th & 26th September 2010.
  • Nonibala Ningthoujam, Anitha Devanath, Gokulnath. To study the usefulness of protein – osmolality ratio in quantification of proteinuria. Indian Society of Nephrology Conference 2010, Trivandrum, Kerala, 2-5 December 2010.
  • Sumathi S., Belinda B., Ravi Prakash, Gokulnath. Dengue infection complicated with acute kidney injury: A retrospective study of clinical features, risk factors and outcome. Indian Society of Nephrology Conference 2010, Trivandrum, Kerala, 2-5 December 2010.
  • Mohd. Khaled Junaidi, Mallikarjun, Gokulnath. Sleep disorders in patients with CKD on maintenance haemodialysis. Indian Society of Nephrology Conference 2010, Trivandrum, Kerala, 2-5 December 2010.
  • Kiran, Ravi Prakash, Gokulnath. Diagnostic value of Troponin I in patients with CKD. Indian Society of Nephrology Conference 2010, Trivandrum, Kerala, 2-5 December 2010.
  • Renuka S., Vinod K., Gokulnath. To compare the outcome of hepatitis C positive patients with that of Hepatitis C negative patients on regular haemodialysis (36 months follow up). Indian Society of Nephrology Conference 2010, Trivandrum, Kerala, 2-5 December 2010.
  • Ravi K.R. Ravi Prakash, Gokulnath. Early graft outcomes in renal allograft recipients with and without ureteral stenting. Indian Society of Nephrology Conference 2010, Trivandrum, Kerala, 2-5 December 2010.
  • Mrs. Thomas DT, Mrs. Britto M., Gokulnath. Stress and coping mechanisms among caregivers of patients with chronic kidney disease on haemodialysis. Indian Society of Nephrology Conference 2010, Trivandrum, Kerala, 2-5 December 2010.
  • Mrs. Thandiackal L.J., Kumar S., Britto M., Gokulnath. Tropical (2.5%) lidocaine and (2.5%) prilocaine mixture as local anaesthetic in adult hemodialysis patients. Indian Society of Nephrology Conference 2010, Trivandrum, Kerala, 2-5 December 2010.
  • Arun K.N., Ravi Prakash, Gokulnath. Outcome of patients with HIV on dialysis. Indian Society of Nephrology Conference 2010, Trivandrum, Kerala, 2-5 December 2010.
  • Ravi K.R., Ravi Prakash., Gokulnath. Renal failure as a manifestation of vitamin D toxicity in a doctor couple – an interesting case report. Presented at the Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter at Trissur, Kerala from 11th to 13th February 2011.
  • Deena Thomas T, Madonna Britto, Gokulnath. What is the degree of stress among caregivers of patients with chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis, and how do they cope with this stress? Presented at the Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter at Trissur, Kerala from 11th to 13th February 2011.
  • Kiran K.K., Mallikarjuna H.M., Gokulnath. Prevalence of sleep disorders in patients with CKD on maintenance heamodialysis – Does it differ with patients of similar comorbid conditions without CKD? Presented at the Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter at Trissur, Kerala from 11th to 13th February 2011.
  • Anoop Kumar.H.S., Arun, Ravi Prakash, Gokulnath. Clinical profile and outcome of Intra-cranial bleed in patients undergoing hemodialysis at a tertiary care center. Presented at the Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter at Trissur, Kerala from 11th to 13th February 2011.
  • Mallikarjuna H.M., Mohd Khaled Junaidi, Gokulnath. Prevalence of sleep disorders in patients with CKD on maintenance haemodialysis – Does it differ with patients of similar comorbid conditions without CKD? Presented at the 4th Congress of International Society of haemodialysis at New Delhi from 3-5 March 2011.
  • Renuka S., Gokulnath, Sudhakar M.R. Estimating point prevalence of Divalent ions, iPTH and Vitamin D3 levels in chronic kidney disease (CKD) – stage V patients on maintenance haemodialysis and comparing them with controls. Presented at the 4th Congress of International Society of haemodialysis at at New Delhi from 3-5 March 2011.
  • Gokulnath, Kiran, Ravi Prakash, Younis, Farooq Sultana. Diagnostic value of Troponin I in patients with CKD. Presented at World Congress of Nephrology, Vancouver, Canada, 8- 12 April 2011.
  • Ravi Prakash, Belinda G, Sumathi, Gokulnath. Dengue infection complicated with acute kidney injury: Clinical features, risk factors and outcome. Presented at World Congress of Nephrology, Vancouver, Canada, 8- 12 April 2011.
  • Gokulnath, Reema D’ Souza, Britto M. Stress and coping mechanisms among caregivers of patients on hemodialysis. Presented at World Congress of Nephrology, Vancouver, Canada, 8- 12 April 2011.
  • Renuka S, Vinod K, Gokulnath. Outcome of hepatitis C positive patients on hemodialysis- experience from a developing country. Presented at World Congress of Nephrology, Vancouver, Canada, 8- 12 April 2011.
  • Gokulnath. “Rate of culture positive peritonitis: an interim analysis from outcomes of peritoneal dialysis peritonitis in India study”. Presented at the 29th International Society of Blood Purification Annual Meeting in Beijing, Sept. 9-11, 2011.
  • Kiran K K, Arun T, Gokulnath. Acute pancreatitis in CAPD patients. Has icodextrin a role? Presented at the Conference of Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India at Chennai from 1- 2 Oct 2011.
  • Ravi K R, Mallikarjun H M, Gokulnath. Role of Icodextrin in extending time on treatment of CAPD patients: A single centre experience. Presented at the Conference of Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India at Chennai from 1- 2 Oct 2011.
  • Vishnu dev .V, Joseph. N, Gokulnath. Mechanical complications in CAPD patients and outcome. Presented at the Conference of Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India at Chennai from 1- 2 Oct 2011.
  • Mallikarjun HM, Kiran KK, Gokulnath, Muralidhar, Fungal urinary tract infection – A critical analysis of incidence and patient outcomes in a nephrology facility of a tertiary care centre. Indian Society of Nephrology, Southern Chapter Conference at Chennai, 3-5th February 2012.
  • Deepak Kumar C., Gokulnath, Hemant S. Post transplant urinary leak into the peritoneal cavity with ureteric stent in situ, unusual case report. Indian Society of Nephrology, Southern Chapter Conference at Chennai, 3-5th February 2012.
  • Deepak Kumar, Ravi K.R, Renuka S., Gokulnath. Nutritional assessment of patients on dialysis (Hemodialysis & Peritoneal dialysis) using bioelectrical impedance analysis. Indian Society of Nephrology, Southern Chapter Conference at Chennai, 3-5th February 2012.
  • Vinod Kumar, Kiran, Gokulnath. Glomerular filtration rates estimation: A comparative study of available methods of Indian population. Indian Society of Nephrology, Southern Chapter Conference at Chennai, 3-5th February 2012.
  • Linto Geroge, Elizabeth George, Gokulnath. Dialyzing HIV and HCV patients – Is needle stick injury serious concern for the dialysis therapists? Indian Society of Nephrology, Southern Chapter Conference at Chennai, 3-5th February 2012.
  • Deepak, Arun T, Gokulnath. Utility of PET in non-diabetic PD patients on glucose based solutions – A prospective control study. 15th Annual Conference of Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India, Kolkata, 21-23, September 2012.
  • Vinod, Gokulnath, Mallikarjun. Fungal Peritonitis: The impact of changing clinical practices on patient and technique outcomes. 15th Annual Conference of Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India, 21-23, Kolkata, September 2012.
  • Mallikarjun, Vinod, Gokulnath. A mini series of tuberculous peritonitis in CAPD patients – Diagnostic implications and outcomes. 15th Annual Conference of Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India, Kolkata, 21-23, September 2012.
  • Arun T., Vinod Kumar, Gokulnath. Is renal transplantation superior to maintenance hemodialysis as a choice of RRT in Hepatitis C infected non-diabetic CKD patients? Indian Society of Organ Transplantation, Mumbai, 25-27, October 2012.
  • Arun T., Gokulnath. Renal Allograft recipient with multiple infections – an unusual clinical course and outcome. Indian Society of Organ Transplantation, Mumbai, 25-27, October 2012.
  • Ravinder S.B., Deepak Kumar, Ravi Prakash, Gokulnath. Biochemical markers of BMD – The influence of uremic milieu in Diabetics, a case controlled study. 43rd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology, Ahmedabad, 6-9 December 2012.
  • Bindu Mathew, Ramachandra, Gokulnath. Effectiveness of an interventional package on quality of life of hemodialysis patients – a pilot study. 43rd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology, Ahmedabad, 6-9 December 2012.
  • Pradeep, Vinod Kumar, Gokulnath. Impact of Hepatitis C infection in Indian patients on maintenance hemodialysis – patient outcomes. 43rd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology, Ahmedabad, 6-9 December 2012.
  • Sandip Kumar, Deepak Kumar, Ravi Prakash, Gokulnath. Vascular and valvular calcification in early diabetic CKD. 43rd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology, Ahmedabad, 6-9 December 2012.
  • Pradeep Shenoy M, Gokulnath, Mallikarjun. Troponin I levels in CKD patients – does dialysis sessions impact Troponin I levels? 43rd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology, Ahmedabad, 6-9 December 2012.
  • Mallikarjun H.M., Arunkumar T., Gokulnath. Mechanical complications in CAPD patients and outcomes. 43rd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology, Ahmedabad, 6-9 December 2012.
  • Linto George, Elizabeth George, Gokulnath. Needle stick injury to the Health Care Personnel while dialyzing HCV & HIV patients – the phobias and truths. 43rd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology, Ahmedabad, 6-9 December 2012.
  • Ravi K.R., Gokulnath, Mallikarjun. Outcomes of fungal peritonitis. Does antifungal prophylaxis have role? 43rd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology, Ahmedabad, 6-9 December 2012.
  • Vinod, Gokulnath. Predictors of long term survival in a cohort of Indian Maintenance Hemodialysis patients. 33rd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter, Vijayawada, 7-10 February 2013.
  • Vinod, Gokulnath, Renuka. Natural history of untreated Hepatitis C infection in Indian patients on maintenance hemodialysis – a single center experience. 33rd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter, Vijayawada, 7-10 February 2013.
  • Vinod, Mallikarjun, Gokulnath. Intramural Esophageal Hematoma: a rare cause of dysphagia – First case series in hemodialysis patients. 33rd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter, Vijayawada, 7-10 February 2013.
  • Ravi K.R., Mallikarjun HM, Gokulnath. Outcome of patients on CAPD: Impact of icodextrin based therapy in our patients. 33rd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter, Vijayawada, 7-10 February 2013.
  • Arun, Manns J., Gokulnath. Can sleep disorders screening tools be used to predict modality in maintenance hemodialysis patients? 33rd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter, Vijayawada, 7-10 February 2013.
  • Deepak, Sudhakar KS, Gokulnath. Blood transfusions versus erythropoietin stimulating agents in management of renal anemia in our hemodialysis patients – a head to head comparison. 33rd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter, Vijayawada, 7-10 February 2013.
  • Vinod Kumar, Deepak Kumar, Gokulnath. Hypoalbuminemia in CAPD patients – Role of peritoneal loss of albumin: A single centre study. Presented at the 16th Annual Conference of Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India, Thrissur from 04th to 06th October 2013.
  • Bindu Mathew, Ramachandra, Gokulnath. Effectiveness of an interventional package on quality of life of peritoneal dialysis patients. Presented at the 16th Annual Conference of Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India, Thrissur from 04th to 06th October 2013.
  • Mallikarjuna H.M., Deepak Kumar, Gokulnath. Outcomes of HIV infected ESRD patients on MHD visa-a-vis CAPD: our experience. Presented at the 16th Annual Conference of Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India, Thrissur from 04th to 06th October 2013.
  • Arun T., Deepak Kumar, Gokulnath. “Urinary Tract Infections in renal transplant recipients: Is Azathioprine better than MMF in stented patients?” Presented at the Annual Conference of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation at Bhuvaneshwar from 25th to 27th October 2013.
  • Deepak Kumar, Rima D’ Souza, Gokulnath. “Stress and coping among CKD patients on hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis” presented at the Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology, New Delhi, 12-15, December 2013.
  • Mallikarjun, Vinod Kumar, Gokulnath. “Factors influencing long term survival on maintenance hemodialysis – Do they differ in Indian patients” presented at the Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology, New Delhi, 12-15, December 2013.
  • Vinod Kumar, Gokulnath, Renuka. “Natural history of untreated Hepatitis C infection in Indian patients on maintenance hemodialysis” presented at the Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology, New Delhi, 12-15, December 2013.
  • Deepak Kumar, Mallikarjuna, Gokulnath. “Outcomes of incident hemodialysis patients based on residual urine output: A single centre experience” presented at the Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology, New Delhi, 12-15, December 2013.
  • Pradeep Shenoy, Vinod Kumar, Mallikarjun, Gokulnath. “Persistently elevated cardiac troponin I in asymptomatic maintenance hemodialysis patients: Does it portend poor outcome? – A pilot study” presented at the Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology, New Delhi, 12-15, December 2013.
  • Mallikarjuna, Arun T., Vinod Kumar, Gokulnath, Cecil Ross. “Acute Kidney Injury in patients with multiple myeloma – predictors of outcomes” presented at the Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology, New Delhi, 12-15, December 2013.
  • Arun T., Mallikarjun HM, Cecil Ross, Gokulnath. “Multiple myeloma patients presenting with renal failure – clinical presentation and outcomes” presented at the 34th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology Southern Chapter, Bangalore, 14 – 16 February 2014.
  • Pradeep Shenoy, Mallikarjuna HM, Gokulnath. “Impact of icodextrin on long term outcomes of Indian patients on CAPD” presented at the 34th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology Southern Chapter, Bangalore, 14 – 16 February 2014.
  • Arun T., Pradeep Shenoy, Gokulnath, Cecil Ross. “Does Novel anti-myeloma treatment agents (Bortezomib based regimens) Predict Renal and Overall Outcome in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma” presented at the 34th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology Southern Chapter, Bangalore, 14 – 16 February 2014.
  • Pradeep Shenoy M., Sneha P. Simon, Gokulnath. “Post renal transplant state with severe jaundice during pregnancy : a rare cause but with good outcome” presented at the 34th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology Southern Chapter, Bangalore, 14 – 16 February 2014.
  • Linto George, Arun T., Sudhakar, Gokulnath. “Factors affecting Arterio Venous Fistulae survival in Indian Hemodialysis patients” presented at the 34th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology Southern Chapter, Bangalore, 14 – 16 February 2014.
  • Pradeep Shenoy, Sneha Simon, Mallikarjuna HM, Gokulnath. “Are two icodextrin bags better than single icodextrin with glucose based regimen in our CAPD patients” presented at the 34th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology Southern Chapter, Bangalore, 14 – 16 February 2014.
  • Arun T., Pradeep Shenoy, Ravinder Singh, Gokulnath. “Stabilization of eGFR after donor nephrectomy - the implications of renal outcome for the donor” presented at the 34th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology Southern Chapter, Bangalore, 14 – 16 February 2014.
  • Gokulnath, Indian CKD guidelines 2013.p1-63. Indian journal of Nephrology (Suppl) (available online) http/www. isn-india.org/images/CKD. Online edition
  • Gokulnath; Ram. R, chapter, “ACE inhibitors in renal disease” book,prescribing drugs in renal disease; 2014. Kothari Publications; Editor Kashi Vishveshwaran.

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