Wg Cdr Hirdesh Sahni

 

 

Wg Cdr HIRDESH SAHNI




Date of Birth                          :           20 FEB 1964

Nationality                             :           Indian

Official address                   :            Dept. of Radiodiagnosis & Imaging

                                                            Armed Forces Medical College, Pune - 411040

Tel.                                          :           091-20- 26306034 (work)

E - Mail                                   :           drhsahni@gmail.com

Present designation            :          Wing Commander

                                         Classified Specialist in Radiodiagnosis & Neuroradiologist, Indian Armed Forces

                                         Associate Professor, Radiodiagnosis at Armed forces Medical College, Pune

                                                Recognised PG teacher and Guide at

1.    Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore

2.    University of Pune. Associate Professor, Radiodiagnosis,

 

Qualifications (all in first attempt):

M.B.B.S.                                 1985               Pune university

M.D. (Radiodiagnosis)        1993               Delhi University

DNB (Radiodiagnosis)        1999               New Delhi

DM Neuroradiology             2003               NIMHANS Bangalore - 2003

 

Professional Experience:

Medical Officer in Armed Forces of India                        :   26 Dec 1985  - 30 Jul 1990

PG Resident MD in Radiodiagnosis                    :   01 Aug 1990  - Jul 1993

Graded Specialist in Radiodiagnosis                   :   17 Jul 1993    - 17 Oct 1993

Classified Specialist in Radiodiagnosis              :   18 Oct 1998 to date

PG Resident (DM Neuroradiology)                       :   02 Sep 2000  - 16 Aug 2003

Classified Specialist in Radiodiagnosis              :   17 Aug 2003 to date

  & Interventional radiologist & Neuroradiologist

CME programmes attended:

1.         Imaging in chest diseases.  Conducted by All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.  Sep 1991

2.         NICER Diploma in chest and cardiac radiology.  Oct 1991

Imaging in ophthalmology.  Conducted by Dr. Rajendra Prasad Institute for ophthalmic sciences, New Delhi.  Nov 1991

3.         NICER Diploma in Neuroradiology and pediatric radiology.  Mar 1992

4.         NICER Diploma in skeletal radiology, soft tissue imaging and mammography.  Nov 1992

5.         NICER Diploma in gastrointestinal & urogenital radiology.  Mar 1993

6.         Radiology in the next millennium.  CME and workshop, at Armed forces medical college Pune.  Oct 1999

7.         CME program at Command Hospital Air Force, Bangalore.  Apr 1999

8.         International workshop on interventional Neuroradiology, at SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram.  Feb 2001

9.         STAR – IRIA – 2001.  Training in advances in radiology, at Bangalore. 3-4 Nov 2001

10.       Basic education and advanced course on Neuroimaging.  BEACON-2001, at NIMHANS Bangalore.  Nov 2001

11.       Imaging in Trauma.

12.       Vascular & Interventional radiology CME 2003, at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad.  20 – 21 Sep 2003.

13.       1st annual CME Programme on Emergency & Trauma radiology, conducted by Teleradiology Solutions, Bangalore, on 09 Nov 2003.

14.       Imaging update – 2003, Command Hospital Air Force, Bangalore 15-16 Nov 2003

16.       CME – Pediatrics, Command Hospital Air Force, Bangalore, 06-07 Dec 2003.

17.       Interventional Radiology workshop and live cases, KEM Hospital, Mumbai, 18-20 Feb 2004.

18.       Interventional radiology Workshop & Update – 2004, at R&R Hospital Delhi, 01-02 May 2004

19.      Ramachandra Advanced Interventional Neuroradiology (RAIN) – 2003,2004,2005

20.       CME in Imaging and Intervention, INHS Asvini, 20-21 Aug 2005.

21.       National Neurosciences update – 2006, at R&R Hospital Delhi 07-08 Oct 2006.

22.       Imaging Update 2006, 18-19 Nov 2006, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune.

23.       Imaging & Interventional Radiology Update – 8-9 Dec 2007, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune.

 

 

 

Conferences attended:

Annual congress of Indian Radiological Imaging Association, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2008

Annual conference of Indian society of vascular and interventional radiology 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004,2005, 2006, 2007

Annual conference of Indian society of Neuroradiology 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

Indo-US symposium on ‘Brain Research’, Jan 2002

XVIIth Symposium Neuroradiologicum, Aug 2002, Paris, France

 

Invited Presentations:

1.   ‘Role of Ultrasound in Acute abdomen’, at CME program at Command Hospital Air Force, Bangalore.  Apr 1999

2.   ‘Role of Doppler in renal diseases’, at XVIIth annual conference of IRIA, Karnataka state branch.  1999

  1. Chaired a session at 54th annual congress of the Indian radiological & imaging association.  2001
  2. Chaired a session on Stroke Unit at Annual conference of Indian society of Neuroradiology – 2004
  3. ‘Neuroimaging in AIDS’.  Guest lecture at KEM Hospital Pune on 24 Feb 2005.
  4. ‘Neuroimaging in AIDS’.  Guest lecture at symposium on tropical medicine, Pune.
  5. ‘Neuroimaging in AIDS’.  Faculty lecture at ISNR 2005 on 24 Feb 2005.
  6. ‘fMRI and its clinical applications’ at CME in Imaging and Intervention, INHS Asvini, 20-21 Aug 2005.
  7. Interventions in Chest’ at CME in Imaging and Intervention, INHS Asvini, 20-21 Aug 2005.
  8. Image Guided Interventions in CNS. Ruby Hall Clinic
  9. Dangerous anastomoses. 9th annual conference of Indian Society of Vascular & Interventiuonal Radiology. 10-12 Nov 2006.
  10. Imaging in Stroke: Role of DWI and PI in Imaging Update 2006, 18 Nov 2006, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
  11. Hardware in Interventional Radiology. At CME in Interventional Radiology at NIMHANS Bangalore, April 2007
  12. Etiopathogenesis of Ischemic Stroke at 10th annual conference of Indian Society of Vascular & Interventiuonal Radiology. 01-04 Nov 2007.
  13. ‘Stereotaxic applications in Brain’ at 61st annual conference of Indian Radiological Imaging Association, 17-20 Jan 2008

 

 

 

Presentations in conferences:

 

1.         ‘Imaging of stress fractures by ultrasound and plain film radiography-a comparative study’, at 53rd Annual congress of Indian Radiological Imaging Association, at Bhopal.  2000

 

2.         ‘Ultrasonographic detection of fractures missed on plain radiography’, at 54th Annual congress of Indian Radiological Imaging Association, at Manipal.  2001

 

*Presented the following posters at the Annual conference of Indian society of vascular and interventional radiology 2000

 

3.         Recurrent carotico-cavernous fistula- transvertebral approach

 

4.         Are intradural extramedullary flow voids always abnormal?

 

5.         Endovascular treatment of multilevel cranial dural AVF         

 

6.         Serpentine aneurysms

 

*Presented the following papers at Annual conference of Indian society of Neuroradiology 2001

 

7.             Functional magnetic resonance imaging mapping of somatic pain and its anesthetic modulation.  H Sahni, PN Jayakumar, JME Kovoor.  This paper was awarded the Best Paper Award.

8.            3-D CT angiography in the evaluation of intracranial aneurysms.  H Sahni, PN Jayakumar, MK Vasudev, JME Kovoor, S Ravishankar

9.            MR features of a rare case of adult neurocutaneous melanosis.  H Sahni, PN Jayakumar, BA Chandramouli, TC Yasha, MK Vasudev, JME Kovoor

 

*Presented the following posters Indo-us symposium on ‘Brain Research’, Jan 2002

 

a)    ‘Penfield revisited-Representation of the face on human brain cortex-a functional MRI study’.  H Sahni, PN Jayakumar, JME Kovoor

b)    ‘Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging-A new way to localize the focus of seizure activity in focal motor seizures’.  H Sahni, PN Jayakumar, MK Vasudev, JME Kovoor. 

 

c)    Anesthetic modulation of Functional Magnetic  Resonance Imaging activity of brain.  PN Jayakumar, H Sahni, , JME Kovoor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Presented the following at XVIIth Symposium Neuroradiologicum, Aug 2002, Paris, France.

 

a)    ‘fMRI localisation of seizure focus in focal motor seizures’. PN Jayakumar, H Sahni, JME Kovoor, SG Srikanth, Mohan HS.

b)    ‘Comparison of 3D CT Angiography and Digital Subtraction Angiography in the evaluation of intracranial aneurysms’.  MK Vasudev, PN Jayakumar, H Sahni, SG Srikanth, JME Kovoor, S Ravishankar.

c)    ‘Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging mapping of somatic pain and its anesthetic modulation’.  H Sahni, PN Jayakumar, JME Kovoor, P Gupta, SG Srikanth, Mohan HS.  This was awarded best poster award.

d)    ‘Metabolic Imaging of neuronal activity using fMRI and 1H MRS’.  PN Jayakumar, H Sahni, MK Vasudev, SG Srikanth, JME Kovoor.

 

*Presented the following at annual conference of Indian Society of Neuroradiology, 2002 Hyderabad

 

a)    ‘Functional MRI – A new way to localize the focus of seizure activity in focal motor seizures’. H Sahni, PN Jayakumar, JME Kovoor, SG Srikanth, Mohan HS.

b)    ‘Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging mapping of somatic pain and its anesthetic modulation’.  H Sahni, PN Jayakumar, JME Kovoor, P Gupta , SG Srikanth, Mohan HS.  This was awarded best poster award.

c)    ‘Writing tremor – fMRI evaluation’.  P Gupta, PN Jayakumar, H Sahni.  This was awarded best paper award.

 

19.       ‘Can aneurysm volume calculation optimize GDC utilisation’? H Sahni, PN Jayakumar, MK Vasudev, SG Srikanth, JME Kovoor, S Ravishankar.  Annual conference of Indian Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Hyderabad 2002.This was awarded Dr. Iqbal Ahmed Young Scientist award.

 

20.       ‘Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging mapping of somatic pain and its anesthetic modulation’.  H Sahni, PN Jayakumar,  MK Vasudev, SG Srikanth, JME Kovoor, S Ravishankar, P Gupta,  S Balivada.  Annual congress of Indian Radiological and Imaging Association, Jaipur, Jan 2003. This was awarded Dr. Asoke Mukherjee award.

 

21.         Pre-operative Pernasal embolisation of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma.  Presented at annual conference of  Annual conference of Annual conference of Indian society of Neuroradiology 2003.

 

22.         Pre-operative Pernasal embolisation of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma.  Presented at Vascular & Interventional radiology CME 2003, at Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad.  20 – 21 Sep 2003.

 

23.         Pre-operative Pernasal embolisation of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma.  Presented at International workshop on neurointervention at Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai. Oct 2003

 

24.    Indegenously designed image guided CT and MR compatible stereotactic biopsy device.  Presented as poster at 8th annual conference of Indian Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Pune, Oct 2005 

 

Conferences / CME / Updates organised

  1. Imaging update – 2003, Command Hospital Air Force, Bangalore 15-16 Nov 2003.  Contributed as In-charge scientific programme.
  2. ISVIR CME 2005 titled ‘Basics of Interventional radiology’ as organizing Secretary
  3. ISVIR Annual Conference 2005, as organizing Secretary
  4. Imaging Update 2006, 18-19 Nov 2006, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, as Jt. organizing Secretary
  5. Neuro Sciences Update at Command Hospital, Pune, Nov 2007, as Jt. organizing Secretary
  6. Imaging & Interventional Radiology Update 2007, 8-9 Dec 2007, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, as Treasurer

 

Publications:

1.            ‘Radiological evaluation of mediastinal masses by plain radiography and computed tomography’, submitted to University of Delhi, as thesis, in 1992.  It was accepted without observations.

2.            ‘Foreign body needles in liver and abdominal wall’ Sqn Ldr A Suri, Maj KJ Singh, Col BM Nagpal, Lt Col L Satija, Maj J Debnath, Sqn Ldr H Sahni, in Medical Journal Armed Forces India.  2000 56:3:250-251

3.            ‘Anaphylactoid reaction following intravenous gadolinium dimeglumine – a case report.  Ind J Radiol Imag 2002 12:1:81-82

4.            ‘fMRI evaluation of Pain and its Anesthetic Modulation.’  Submitted to NIMHANS, (Deemed University), Bangalore, as thesis, in 2003.  It was accepted without observations.

5.            ‘fMRI evaluation of Primary Writing Tremor and Writer’s Cramp.’  Submitted to NIMHANS, (Deemed University), Bangalore, as thesis, in 2003.  It was accepted without observations.

6.            Epidural abscess and discitis following spinal anesthesia – A case report. MJAFI 2005;61:186-87

7.            Why do we miss metastatic renal cell carcinoma? Lt Col Ritu Lakhtakia, Wg Cdr Hirdesh Sahni, Col Anurag Mehta, Brig SK Nema. MJAFI 2006;62:194-195

8.            Ultrasound guided Central venous cannulation. Wg Cdr RM Sharma, Col CVR Mohan, Lt Col R Setlur, Wg Cdr H Sahni MJAFI 2006;62:271-272

                           

 

 

 

 

 

Awards:

1.         Gold medal in Obstetrics & Gynecology in Final MBBS (1985)

2.         Commendation medal by Chief of Air staff, IAF (1996)

3.         Commendation medal by AOC–in–C Western Air Command, IAF (1996)

4.         Best paper award at Annual conference of Indian Society of Neuro Radiology, 2001.

5.         Travel award fellowship for Indo US symposium, on ‘Brain Research’, New Delhi 2002

6.            Best poster award at  XVIIth Symposium Neuroradiologicum, Aug 2002, Paris, France

7.         Best poster award at Annual conference of Indian Society of Neuro Radiology, 2002.

8.         Dr. Iqbal Ahmed Young Scientist award, at Annual conference of Indian Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Hyderabad 2002.

9.         Dr. Asoke Mukherjee award at Annual congress of Indian Radiological and Imaging Association, Jaipur, Jan 2003.

10.       Second best poster award at 8th annual conference of Indian Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Pune, Oct 2005 for poster titled, ‘Indegenously designed image guided CT and MR compatible stereotactic biopsy device’.

                                         

Affiliations to professional organizations:

1.         Indian Radiological and Imaging Association               Life member.

 

2.         Indian Society of Neuroradiology                                     Life member.

 

3.         Indian society of vascular & interventional radiology   Life member.

 

4.         Indian College of Radiology                                              Life member

 

Appointments held in professional societies:

1.    Indian Society of Neuroradiology:

a.    Member - Executive committee – 2005

b.    Joint Secretary – 2006 & 7

c.    Editor Newsletter – 2007 & 8

 

2.    Indian Society of Neuroradiology Karnataka branch:

a.    Member - Executive committee– 2003

 

3.    Indian society of vascular & interventional radiology:

a.    Joint Secretary 2006

b.    Editor Newsletter – 2005, 2006 and 2007

 

4.    Indian society of vascular & interventional radiology Karnataka branch:

a.    Member - Executive committee, 2003,

 

Special Interests:

 

1.    Functional magnetic resonance imaging – and its applications in Brain

2.    Interventional Neuroradiology

3.    Development of Interventional devices –

a.    Developed Whole Body Frameless, Stereotactic device with vertical arc.

b.    Developed Whole Body Frameless, Stereotactic device with falling arc.

c.    Frame for calculations of coordinates, angle and depth for stereotactic procedures

d.    Software for calculations of coordinates, angle and depth for stereotactic procedures ( along with C Vijay Kumar, Sc ‘C’ AFMC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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