Dr.M. Unnikrishnan

Dr.M. Unnikrishnan
Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Thiruvananthapuram


Dr.M. Unnikrishnan is a consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon associated with Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Thiruvananthapuram.


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery


  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair


  • Carotid endarterectomy - Vascular Lung resectional surgery -thoracic


MBBS, JIPMER, Madras university

MS, JIPMER, Madras university

MCh, 1985, SCTIMST

Fellow of Indian association of Cardio thoracic and Vascular surgeons.

Practice Information

Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology (SCTIMST), Thiruvananthapuram

Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology (SCTIMST), Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala - 695011


08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Thomas, K.; Prabhat, S.; Satyajeet, M.; Madathipat, U., Pericardial cyst, Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia, , 11, http://medind.nic.in/aad/t08/i2/aadt08i2p128.pdf2Gadhinglajkar, Shrinivas; Siddappa, Shivananda; Sreedhar, Rupa; Madathipat, Unnikrishnan, Cardiac herniation following completion pneumonectomy for bronchiectasis., Ann Card Anaesth, 2010, 13; 249-52, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/208269683
  • Misra, Satyajeet; Koshy, Thomas; Unnikrishnan, Madathipat; Siddappa, Shivananda, Is collapse of the lung with increased lucency on a chest X-ray always a pneumothorax?, J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 2009, 23; 911-3, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/189306614
  • Unnikrishnan, Koniparambil P; Sinha, Prabhat Kumar; Sriganesh, Kamath; Suneel, Puthuvassery R, Case report: alterations in bispectral index following absolute alcohol embolization in a patient with intracranial arteriovenous malformation., Can J Anaesth, 2007, 54; 908-11, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/179752365
  • Sinha, Prabhat Kumar; Misra, Satyajeet; Unnikrishnan, Madathipat; Bhuyan, Ritwick Raj, Horseshoe lung secondary to hypoplastic left lung for pneumonectomy., J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 2007, 21; 250-2, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/174187416
  • Theodore, S.; Unnikrishnan, M.; Neelakandhan, K.S., Extracranial carotid aneurysms in young patients, The Annals of thoracic surgery, 2006, 81; 1943, http://ats.ctsnetjournals.org/cgi/content/extract/81/5/19437
  • Bhuyan, R.R.; Sadiq, A.; Theodore, S.; Neelakandhan, K.S.; Unnikrishnan, M.; Karunakaran, J., Outcomes of surgical management of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm, Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2006, 22; 132-136, http://www.springerlink.com/content/0027j34r05617301/8
  • Sinha, Prabhat Kumar; Neema, Praveen Kumar; Unnikrishnan, Koniparambil Pappu; Varma, Praveen Kerala; Jaykumar, Karunakaran; Rathod, Ramesh Chandra, Effect of lung ventilation with 50% oxygen in air or nitrous oxide versus 100% oxygen on oxygenation index after cardiopulmonary bypass., J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 2006, 20; 136-42, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/166166509
  • Varma, P.K.; Vallath, G.; Neema, P.K.; Sinha, P.K.; Sivadasanpillai, H.; Menon, M.U.; Neelakandhan, K.S., Clinical profile of post-operative ductal aneurysm and usefulness of sternotomy and circulatory arrest for its repair, European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 2005, 27; 416, http://ejcts.ctsnetjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/27/3/41610
  • Bodhey, N.K.; Gupta, A.K.; Neelakandhan, K.S.; Unnikrishnan, M., Early sternal erosion and luetic aneurysms of thoracic aorta: report of 6 cases and analysis of cause-effect relationship, European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 2005, 28; 499-501, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcts.2005.05.028
  • 11Unnikrishnan, Madathipat; Theodore, Sanjay; Peter, Arun Mathew; Neema, Praveen Kumar, Late thoracic aortic dissecting aneurysm following balloon angioplasty for recoarctation after subclavian flap aortoplasty in childhood--successful surgical repair under circulatory arrest., Eur J Cardiothorac Surg, 2005, 27; 520-2, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1574097012
  • Neema, Praveen Kumar; Tambe, Sandeep; Unnikrishnan, Madathipat; Varma, Praveen Kerala; Rathod, Ramesh Chandra, Surgical interruption of patent ductus arteriosus in a child with severe aortic stenosis: anesthetic considerations., J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 2005, 19; 784-5, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1632630813
  • Gupta, Arun K; Purkayastha, S; Unnikrishnan, M; Vattoth, S; Krishnamoorthy, T; Kesavadas, C, Hyperperfusion syndrome after supraaortic vessel interventions and bypass surgery., J Neuroradiol, 2005, 32; 352-8, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1642483914
  • Gadhinglajkar, Shrinivas Vitthal; Sreedhar, Rupa; Unnikrishnan, Madathipat; Varma, Ravi, Surgery for dysphagia lusoria caused by right aberrant subclavian artery: anesthesia perspective., J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 2005, 19; 86-9, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1574727715
  • Unnikrishnan, Madathipat; Kundu, Milan; Sandhyamani, Samavedam; Gadhinglajkar, Shrinivas Vitthal, Giant posterior mediastinal benign cystic teratomatous ganglioneurofibro-lipoma in the first decade., Eur J Cardiothorac Surg, 2004, 26; 823, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1545058016
  • Unnikrishnan, Madathipat; Purushotham, Sathyaki; Kumar Gupta, Arun, Superior mesenteric artery stenting to augment splenorenal arterial bypass for intractable complex renovascular hypertension., Eur J Cardiothorac Surg, 2003, 24; 1046-9, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1464383517
  • Neema, Praveen Kumar; Unnikrishnan, Madathipat; Sinha, Prabhat Kumar; Rathod, Ramesh Chandra, Anesthetic management for a hypertensive patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) closure in a patient with surgically uncorrectable long-segment right pulmonary artery hypoplasia and a ventricular septal defect., J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 2003, 17; 740-3, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14689417
  • Association of CVTS surgeons Vascular society of India