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Prof. Rajvardhan Azad, Professor i/c Academic & Research, Dr. R.P.Centre Annual National/International Conferences
Chairman: Presentation on VISION-2020 All India Ophthalmologi cal Society, Bhubaneshwar Chairman: IC Modern strategies for management of posterior segment intraocular foreign bodies.
Co-Instructor: IC Basic principles for management of Retinal Detachment.
Moderator: Control of Blindness -Challenges & Controversies Co-chairman: Learn from your Master.
Chairman: National Symposium on “Advanced in Vitreoretinal Surgery” Invited Speaker: ROP in plenary session on Pediatric Ophthalmology Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology(APAO) 27-31,Mar'2005 Kaula Lumpur Instruction Course : a) ROP-surgery in ROP b) Basics of Pars Plana vitrectomy Chairman:Symposium & Interactive session on ARMD:Current management & future options DOS Annual Conf.I.H.C.,NewDelhi April,2005 Convenor: Current status –Ocular Trauma Keynote Address: ARMD Current Management & Future options Keynote Address : The best practice management in ROPChairman : IC Retina 5:ROP Speaker : ARMD SessionHyderabad Ophth. Association, Hyderabad , June 2005 Speaker: Internat.Conf.on Paed. Ophthalmology HV Desai Eye Hosp.,Pune,24-25 Sept'05 Speaker – Chairman :National Retina Update 2005 A.F.M.C, Pune, 8-9, Oct.,2005 Chairman: Ophthalmic Pearls in India, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, USA, 15- 18Oct'05 Chairman: Indo-Israel Ophth. Congress, Sankara Nethralaya Chennai Nov.,2005 Chairman : Silver Jubilee Conference Maharashtra Ophth.Soc Focus 2005 – MOS .Mumbai, Nov.2005.
Chairman : Eastern Indian Zonal Ophth. Conference, Orissa State Oph.Soc., Burla, Nov.,2005 Co-chairman: Retina Session, Mid-term DOS Conf., I.H.C.,New Delhi, 20.11.2005 Chairman: Session 3 Video Assisted Skill Transfer(VAST)VRS-I Annual Conf.Khajuraho, 8-10 Dec'05 Papers presented
Free Paper – Can General Ophthalmologists, Pediatric Residents & Nurses to screen ROP, Jan'2005.
Post-Indocynine green angiographic characterization of Age related and traumatic macular degeneration.
Preoperative & intraoperative factors affecting outcome following macular Retinal breaks in colobomatous eyes.
Rare case of hospital acquired multi-drug resistant pseudomonas positive endophthalmitis following pars planavit Indocyanine green angiographic characterization of choroidal pathology in traumatic macular degeneration for ROP screening Retcam vs Indirect Ophthalmoscopy for ROP screening Optical coherence tomography assisted localization of R.I.O.F.B Diagnosis & Management of Central Rajasthan serous chorioretinopathy : Stage for referral for laser Clinical Profile of Eales Disease: Is it changing? Poster : Comparison of Triamcinolone acetonide and trypan blue assisted removal of posterior hyaloid using ICG
guided differential staining.
India ROP experience : Screening & Laser VRS-I Annual Conf. Ooty, Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthal.Kuala Lumpur, 27-31 Mar'05 ARMD – An over view, where do we stand? Sankara Nethralaya, Combined photodynamic therapy & IVTA in RESEARCH
Comparative evaluation of oral Angiography by scanning laser ophthalmoscope and digital camera.
OCT hole form factor as a predictor of surgical outcome in ICG stained ILM peeling in the treatment of full thickness macular holes.
Evaluation of optical coherence tomography guided laser photocoagulation in diabetic macular edema.
Scleral buckling versus pars plana vitrectomy, in patients with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment in phakic eyes, which are not complicated by proliferative vitreoretinopathy grade C or greater (PCR Study).
Research Projects Continuing:
A Prospective clinical trial comparing transpupillary thermotherapy and PDT in treatent of Occult subfoveal choroidal neovascularization in age related macular degeneration with moderate visual loss (<6/18).
Comparative evaluation of indocyanine green (ICG) enhanced inner limiting membrane (ILM) peeling in diffuse diabetic macular edema – A prospective randomized study.
Prospective randomized evaluation of triamcinolone, trypan blue and conventional induction of posterior vitreous detachment during pars plana vitrectomy.
Prospective randomized comparative trial of triamcinolone acetomide and ICG assisted internal limiting membrane peeling in macular hole surgery.
Evaluation of autologous bone marrow stem cell transplant in idiopathic macular hole surgery.
Vitreous levels of gatifloxacin after systemic administration in inflamed and noninflamed eyes.
Evaluation of combination therapy of PDT and Intravitreal triamcinolone in wet ARMD.
Prof. Rajvardhan Azad
Singh DV, Sharma YR, Azad RV. Micro Endoscopic Vitreoretinal Surgery. DOS Times, 10(7):243-244, Jan' 2005.
Singh DV, Sharma YR, Azad RV. Techniques for Chorioretinal Biopsies. DOS Times, 10; 341-342:2005.
Singh DV, Sharma YR, Azad RV. Premacular Subhyaloid Hemorrhage. DOS Times. 10; 275-276:2005.
Singh DV, Sharma YR, Azad RV, Talwar D, Rajpal: Profile of Ocular Trauma at Tertiary Eye Centre. JK Sciences, Vol.7 No.1; 16-21, January-March 2005.
Chandra P, Azad RV. Removal of retained subretinal perfluorocarbon liquids. Am J Ophthalmol 139(3):580, 2005.
Sharma, Y.R., Singh, D.V., Azad, R.V. and Pai N.: Gyrate atrophy with bilateral full thickness macular hole. Eye (2005) (Published on line).
Pal, N., Azad, R.V., Sharma, Y.R., Singh, D.V., Davda, M.D. Bee sting induced ciliochoroidal detachment. Eye, 2005. (Published on line).
Rajvardhan Azad and Parijat Chandra : Retinopathy of Prematurity, Journal of Indian Medical Association, Vol.103, No.7, 370-72, July, 2005.
Sharma, Y.R., Karunanithi, S., Azad, R.V., Vohra, R., Singh, D.V., Chandra, P.: Functional and anatomica outcome of scleral buckling versus primary vitrectomy in pseudophakic retinal detachment. Acta Ophthalmol Scand, 83(3):293-297, 2005.
Rani, A., Pal, N., Vohra, R., Mandal, S.,Azad, R.V.: Subretinal dislocation of nucleus : An unusual complication of phacoemulsification. J. Cat Refr Surg (in print), 2005.
Azad, R.V., Pal N., Vashisht, N., Sharma, Y.R., Kumar, A.: Confirmation of trypan blue assisted removal of posterior hyaloid using ICG guided differential staining. Retina , 25(5):676, 2005.
Singh, D.V., Sharma, Y.R., Azad, R.V., Chandra, P., Pal N.: Iris intraocular foreign bodies; safe and successful removal using intraocular magnet. Ind. J. Ophthalmol. (in print), 2005.
Pal N., Azad, R.V.: Newer posterior subtenon injection technique : A reappraisal. Ophthalmology, 2005 (Accepted for publication).
Deependra Vikram Singh Yog Raj Sharma and Raj Vardhan Azad : Visual outcome after Fireworks Injuries. The Journal of TRAUMA Injury, Infection and Critical Care, Vol.59, No.1, page 109-111, July, 2005.
Singh, D.V., Pal N., Sharma Y.R and Azad, R.V.: Intracameral triamcinlone helps to visualize and remove the vitreous body in anterior chamber in cataract surgery. Am. J. Ophthalmol., 139(4):756, 2005.
Pal N, Sharma YR, Azad R, Chandra P: Isolated bilateral microspherophakia with giant retinal tear and rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. J Pediatr Ophthalol Strabismus, 42(4):238-40.
Rani A, Pal N, Azad RV, Sharma YR, Chandra P, Vikram Singh D : Tractional retinal detachment in usher syndrome type II. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 33(4):436-7, 2005.
Azad RV, Rani A, Sharma YR, Chandra P, Pal N: Current and future role of photodynamic therapy in chronic central serous chorioretinopathy. Am J Ophthalmol., 139(2):393-394, 2005.
Papers in proceedings of symposium/Conferences Chapters in Books and Monographs
Dr. Rajvardhan Azad
Dr. Rajvardhan Azad authored a book on Retinal Detachment Surgery : A Practical Mannual published by JAYPEE Medical Publishers (P) Ltd., Daryaganj, New Delhi,2005.
Dr. Rajvardhan Azad authored a CME series on Retinopathy of Prematurity published by All India Ophthalmological Society, 2005.
Azad RV, Rajpal, Neena, Sharma YR, Pal Nikhil. Text Book of Ocular Trauma. Eds. Shukla B & Natarajan S. CBS Publishers, New Delhi, 15-22, 2005, page 199-206. Dr.Rajvardhan Azad and Dr. Parijat Chandra :Contributed an article on Retinopathy of Prematurity : Screen to Save, OPHTHALMOLOGY TIMES, p.40-46, May, 2005.
Vitreo Retina ClinicTrauma ClinicROP screening clinic AWARDS & HONOURS – PROF. RAJVARDHAN AZAD Achievements Award for Contribution to International Research in Ophthalmology by American Academy of Ophthalmology in its annual meeting held in Chicago, U.S.A. in October, 2005.
Awarded Silver Jubilee Research Award by Medical Council of India for original and outstanding work in the field of Medical and Allied Sciences done in India by Hon'ble President of India, Mr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in July, 2005.
Awarded Dr. P. Siva Reddy Award by All India Ophthalmological Society in Annual Conference held at Bhuvaneshwar, Orissa for significant work in Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) in January, 2005.
Invited as Speaker in the International CME on Paediatric Ophthalmology by H.V.Desai Hospital & ORBIS International, U.S.A. at Pune in September, 2005.
Invited as Guest Speaker in Symposium on Retinopathy of Prematurity in Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology held Elected Member of the Executive Council of X Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) during its meeting held in Kaula Lumpur in March, 2005.
Elected as Regional Secretary of Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) during its meeting held in Kaula Appointed as Honorary Advisor/Consultant to Armed Forces Medical Services in Ophthalmology, February, 2005.
Re-elected as Secretary General, All India Ophthalmological Society during its annual conference at Bhubaneshwar in Member Reviewers Committee, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), August, 2005.
Member and MCI representative Fee Fixation Committee for Private Medical Colleges in Bihar, 2005.
MCI Inspector for continuing postgraduate seats in ophthalmology in Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences in External Examiner for Postgraduate (MD) examination in Ophthalmology in PGI Chandigarh and Guru Nanak Eye Member Visudyne National Advisory Board India and invited as Moderator and Speaker during Board's meeting in SIGNIFICANT EVENTS:
Member, Staff Council, AIIMS, New Delhi since 1994 Member, Doctoral Committee for Ph.D. student at AIIMS External Examiner, MS/MD Annual Examination, Univ. of Delhi, 2003 Member, Dean's Committee, A.I.I.M.S., New Delhi since 1999 Chairman Surgical Selection Committee, Dr. R.P.Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi.
Chairman, Surgical Specification Committee, Dr. R.P.Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi.
Chairman, Store purchase committee, Dr. R.P.Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi.
Chairman, Reception Committee, RPC Foundation Day Celebration.
External Examiner, MS/MD Examination, Patna University, Patna.
External Examiner, MS/MD Examination, P.G.I. Chandigarh.
External Examiner, MS/MD Examination, L.N.Mithila University, Darbhanga.
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