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Basavana Gouda Goudra, MBBS, MD,FRCA, FCARCSI

Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

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Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
680, Dulles, 3400 Spruce Street,
Founder, Endo Associates
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Bangalore Medical College, 1986.
Pondichery University, 1995.
FRCA (Anesthesiology)
Royal College of Anaesthetists, London, 1999.
FCARCSI (Anesthesiology)
College of Anesthetists Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin Ireland, 1999.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Combined Hospitals, Bangalore, 1986-1987.
Resident in Anesthesiology and Critical Care, JIPMER Pondicherry, 1992-1995.
Registrar in Anaesthesiology, Ireland, 1996-1999.
Specialist Registrar Anaesthesiology, College of Anaesthestists Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin Ireland, 1999-2004.
FRCA Fellowship of Royal College Anaesthetists London, 1999.
FCARCI Fellowship College of Anaesthetists Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 1999.
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Description of Research Expertise

Improving the safety of Anesthesia/sedation for gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy, colonoscopy and bronchoscopy

Description of Clinical Expertise

Anesthesia and sedation for GI endoscopy and bronchoscopy

Total Intravenous Anesthesia

Description of Other Expertise

Development of Goudra Ventilating Bite Block and Goudra Mask Airway to increase the safety of sedation during GI endoscopy, bronchoscopy and transesophageal echocardiography

Selected Publications

Goudra BG, Singh PM.: Anesthesia for GI endoscopy- A subspecialty in evolution? Editorial. Saudi Journal of Anesthesia June 2015.

Goudra BG, Singh PM, Borle A, Farid N, Harris K.: Anesthesia for Advanced Bronchoscopic Procedures: State-of-the-Art Review. Lung. Springer, April 2015.

Basavana Gouda Goudra, Preet Mohinder Singh, Gowri Gouda, Anuradha Borle, Divakara Gouda, Amulya Dravida, Vinay Chandrashakhara: Safety of Non-anesthesia Provider-Administered Propofol (NAAP) Sedation in Advanced Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Procedures: Comparative Meta-analysis of Pooled Results (with accompanying editorial). Dig Dis Sci March 2015.

PM Singh,S Arora,A Borle,P Varma,A Trikha,B G Goudra: Evaluation of Etomidate for seizure duration in Electroconvulsive therapy: A Systematic review and Meta-analysis. Journal of ECT Jan 2015.

Goudra BG, Singh PM: Principles of total intravenous anesthesia. Essentials of Pharmacology for Anesthesia, Pain Medicine, and Critical Care. Kaye AD, Kaye AM, Urman RD (eds.). Springer, Page: 73-86, 2015.

Goudra BG, Nuzat A, Singh PM, Gouda GB, Carlin A, Manjunath AK.: Cardiac arrests in patients undergoing gastrointestinal endoscopy- Retrospective analysis of 73,029 procedures. Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology accepted 2015.

Basavana G Goudra, Preet Mohinder Singh, Maisie Jackson, Ashish C Sinha: Epidural Chloroprocaine bolus in emergency caesarian section- lessons learnt from a near mishap. Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology Accepted, 2015.

Basavana Gouda Goudra, Eilish Galvin, Preet Mohinder Singh, Jimme Lions: Effect of site selection on pain of intravenous cannula insertion: A prospective randomised study. Indian Journal of Anesthesia 58(6): 732-35, November 2014.

Basavana GG Goudra, Chandra Mouli, Preet Mohinder Singh, Veerendra Sandur: Goudra bite block for upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences 19(11): 1112, November 2014.

Goudra BG, Singh PM, Carlin A, Manjunath AK, Reihmer J, Gouda GB, Ginsberg GG: Effect of gum chewing on the volume and pH of gastric contents: A prospective randomized study. Digestive Diseases and Sciences Nov 2014 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

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