Dr. Senthilvel Vasudevan

Dr. Senthilvel Vasudevan
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences | KSAU-HS · College of Pharmacy

M.Sc., M.Phil., DST, PGDBS, Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Statistics (Biostatistics)

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Introduction
I am having interested in teaching, research, and methodology. Presented papers in National and International Conferences in India (TN, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Pondy, Karnataka, Delhi, Lucknow, and Assam), Sri Lanka, Malaysia (2), Saudi Arabia, USA, & Portugal. Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy. 56 papers in Journals in that, 18 are in SCOPUS. Web of Science Researcher ID: https://publons.com/researcher/1549647/senthilvel-vasudevan/ ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7175-3534
Additional affiliations
September 2018 - present
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Description
  • Teaching Biostatistics and doing data analysis for the Pharmacy students and faculties.
January 2017 - September 2018
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Description
  • Preparing protocol, Sample Size, Analysis and Interpretation to all MDs, MSs and DNBs and M.Chs post graduate medical students, all other specialities and all other Sciences, Biomedical, medical, engineering and Allied Health Sciences students.
January 2017 - September 2019
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Description
  • Teaching Biostatistics and Research experiences in the Department of Biostatistics.
Education
January 2010 - October 2015
Bharathiar University
Field of study
  • Diabetic Retinopathy (Development, Probability, Development over a period of time, Various Stages)
June 2007 - July 2008
Madurai Kamaraj University
Field of study
  • Biostatistics, Inference, Probability Theory, Hospital Statistics
June 2006 - July 2007
Annamalai University
Field of study
  • Biostatistics and statistics

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Publications (96)
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Background: Sexual health has been recognised as an essential dimension of health. Therefore, sexual health training of health care providers assumes a significant role. The present study was conducted to assess the attitudes and perceptions of final-year medical students regarding sexual health history taking at a medical college in Oman. Methods:...
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Aims: Diabetic retinopathy is called as vision threatening disease. It affects retina very severely. DR is a common public health problem in Worldwide. Our main objective was to identify significant risk factors for diabetic retinopathy among diabetes mellitus patients. Materials and Methods: The present retrospective Case-Control study was cond...
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Background: Sexual health has been recognised as an essential dimension of health. Therefore, sexual health training of health care providers assumes a significant role. The present study was conducted to assess the attitudes and perceptions of final-year medical students regarding sexual health history taking at a medical college in Oman. Methods:...
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Sex selection is becoming a more common practice in the society and worldwide. The current study aimed to examine the perceptions about sex selection options and possible association with sociodemographic factors and relevant characteristics. The study was a cross‐sectional survey of adults in Jordan in January and February 2020 using a self‐admini...
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Objective: The aim of this study is to compare the adherence to the guidelines in patients presenting with hyponatremia defined as a sodium (Na) level ⩽120 mEq/L, treated with 3% hypertonic saline or normal saline. The comparison included 3% hypertonic saline use, safe serum sodium increases within 24 and 48 h, frequency of hyponatremia-related co...
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Research is the main key method of the advancement of medical field. It is a continuous process and it gives the new and best method/way of new treatment/way of medication in the medical field. It is an important and essential education method in the medical education curriculum in India. Not only in India, doing research and submission it in a pro...
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Background: This study aimed to determine the prevalence of Diabetic Retinopathy and to find the associated risk factors of DR among known Type II DM patients. Materials and Methods: A hospital-based cross-sectional and single center study was conducted among Type II DM patients with and without DR in the department of Endocrinology with a sample s...
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Background: Iodine deficiency disorder is common public health problem in developed and developing countries. In Worldwide, nearly 70% of the households only using adequate iodized salt in their regular food. To estimate the household salt utilization, prevalence of goiter, status of iodine deficiency disorder, and to find the iodine level at house...
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Background: Diabetic Retinopathy is a non-communicable disease and metabolic disorder. It is a public health problem in Worldwide. In this paper, finding influencing factors and how much probability to development of DR among known T2DM patients. Materials and Methods: This was a hospital-based cross-sectional and observational study among T2DM pat...
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One of the tools used to measure the quality of life in hemodialysis (HD) patients is the Kidney Disease Quality of Life (KDQOL) survey. The KDQOL has been through several developmental processes, with the most recent one being the KDQOL-36™. Our study evaluated the validity and reliability of the Arabic-translated KDQOL-36™ survey in Saudi chronic...
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INTRODUCTION: Diabetes is a metabolic disorder by high blood sugar level for a prolonged time in human beings. Diabetic Retinopathy is a one of the complications of DM. Our main objective was to assess diabetic retinopathy prevalence and to assess the prevalence of each stage of diabetic retinopathy among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients in Riyadh...
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Objectives: After renal transplantation, a remarkable improvement of impaired patient's kidney function is often observed. Preserving improved kidney function ensures long-term renal allograft survival. However, there are different risk factors; the acute rejection is the major risk factor. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to examine ren...
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This certificate acknowledges that Senthilvel Vasudevan has successfully completed this NISS Writing Workshop held in conjunction with the Joint Statistical Meetings and the virtual Philadelphia, Pennsylvania event, August, 2020. Sponsored by American Statistical Association Institute for Mathematical Statistics
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Purpose: We conducted this study to assess the real-world prevalence, nature, predictors, and clinical necessity of apixaban pharmacokinetic (PK) and pharmacodynamic (PD) drug interactions in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) at a tertiary medical institution in Saudi Arabia. Patients and methods: An observational retrospecti...
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Background: Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) is a non-communicable disease and metabolic disorder. It is a public health problem in both developing and developing countries. If the body glucose level is not maintaining correctly then it leads to vision loss. Objectives: In this study, the main objectives were to find the influencing factors of DR among T2...
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Objectives The aim of this study was to assess apixaban prescribing practices for stroke prevention in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF), and to examine the factors contributing to dosing inappropriateness at a large academic medical institution in Saudi Arabia. Methodology A retrospective cohort analysis of all adult patients...
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My name is in the list of Statistician Expert list in The Lancet Global Health. Thanks.
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Background: Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by Mycobacterium Tuberculosis most commonly affects the lungs in human beings. TB is common in India. Objectives: 1. To find the risk factors of tuberculosis disease. 2. To estimate the probability of developing tuberculosis in an individual. Materials and Methods: A community-based cross-sectional study was...
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Angiotensin II type1 receptor blockers are group of drugs binding to and blocking active site of the receptor Angiotensin II type 1 receptor (AngIItype1 R). According to current good manufacturing practices, all drugs have been tested for their stability before release. In this study we investigated the stability of valsartan in aqueous buffer solu...
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Our present review is focused on different therapeutic targets of aspirin in colorectal cancer (CRC) chemo-prevention. In our present review, the searching in the electronic database was conducted through Pub Med, ScienceDirect, Cochrane Library, Scopus and Google Scholar, restricted to the studies from 2000 to 2015. This review focuses on the ther...
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Assessment of Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors of Diabetic Retinopathy among known Type II Diabetic Mellitus patients in a territory care hospital in Kochi Kerala: Hospital-Based Cross-Sectional Study Senthilvel Vasudevan1, Amitha Prasad2, Sumathi Senthilvel3, Jayanthi Sureshbabu4 1Assistant Professor of Statistics, Department of Pharmacy Pra...
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Background: Diabetic Mellitus is a metabolic disorder and it affects about 180 million people worldwide. Diabetes Mellitus (Diabetes) is a global problem public health problem. As estimated by the World Health Organization by 2030 DR is expected to increase to 366 million people. Diabetic Retinopathy is considered to be the main morbidity as it thr...
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Background Menopause is a physiological event in the women's life that can strongly affect the quality of life (QOL). More than 80% of women state that physical and physiological symptoms commonly accompany menopause and affect women's health and well-being. Objective The aim of the study was to assess the menopause-related symptoms and their impa...
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Hyponatremia, defined as serum sodium concentration of <135 mmol/L, often develops as a consequence of elevated levels of Arginine Vaso Pressin (AVP) hormone. AVP elevation can occur in a number of common clinical conditions, including SIADH, volume depletion, postop-erative states, heart failure, cirrhosis, neuroendocrine disorders and trauma. Hyp...
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Background: Acute kidney injury (AKI) after cardiac surgery (CS) is not uncommon and has serious effects on mortality and morbidity. A majority of patients suffer mild forms of AKI. There is a paucity of Indian data regarding this important complication after CS. Aims and objectives: The primary objective was to study the incidence of AKI associ...
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Background An Iodine deficiency disorder causes a major problem of brain damage in human beings and it is a major public health problem in India and worldwide. Objective To assess the knowledge, attitude and practice regarding use of iodized salt among households and to find the iodine content level at the traders and retail vendors in the rural s...
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background and Objectives: Iodine is an essential micronutrient needed for normal human growth and brain development. Methods and Study design: A community based observational study was done in Anichakuppam, Villupuram district, Tamil Nadu, South India in the year of 2012 with a sample of 2830 individuals from 1233 households. Eight villages were r...
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Xxxv - Annual Conference of Indian Society for Medical Statistics held on 2 - 4th NOV 2017.
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http://ies.ijo.cn/gjykcn/ch/reader/view_abstract.aspx?file_no=201709003&flag=1 AIM:To find the severities status of diabetic retinopathy (DR) among the patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and to determine the association of the severities of diabetic retinopathy with duration of DR, HbA1C levels, history of hypertension, age and gender in the s...
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Background: School health education programs provide a convenient platform for engaging the students in health promotion activities. Public health problems like mosquito borne diseases cannot be controlled without active participation of the community and students are a resourceful component of the community who can be encouraged to take up activit...
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Background: Iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) causes a major problem of brain damage in human beings. It has been recognized as a major public health problem in India. Not only India, it is a public health problem of worldwide. Materials and Methods: A community based observational KAP study on IDD was conducted in Marakkanam block of Villupuram di...
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Background: Optimal asthma control is essential to prevent morbidity and mortality. Several factors including demographical, psychosocial and environmental have been associated with poor control. Obesity, apart from being a risk factor for asthma has also shown to be associated with poor asthma control. Hence the present study was undertaken to cor...
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Background: Dengue is one of the world’s emerging and rapidly spreading pandemic disease of public health importance. High rainfall and low temperatures are associated with increased number of dengue cases.Methods: A hospital based cross sectional study was conducted between 15th August 2013 and 15th October 2013 with a sample of 200 in a tertiary...
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Context: Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by Mycobacterium Tuberculosis most commonly affects the lungs in human beings. TB is common in India. Aims: 1. To find the risk factors of tuberculosis disease. 2. To estimate the probability of developing tuberculosis in an individual. Settings and Design: A community based cross sectional study was done in the...
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Background: Discharge instructions are vital in postemergency patient care to help the caregiver understand the diagnosis and identify symptoms which require prompt readmission. In general, oral or written instructions are provided on discharge. However, there is a dearth of information on the efficacy of discharge instructions provided by physicia...
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Background: Discharge instructions are vital in postemergency patient care to help the caregiver understand the diagnosis and identify symptoms which require prompt readmission. In general, oral or written instructions are provided on discharge. However, there is a dearth of information on the efficacy of discharge instructions provided by physicia...
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BACKGROUND: Evidence suggests that patients who are more satisfied with their treatment show better adherence with the prescribed therapy. Although there is valuable data about medication adherence among renal transplant recipients (RTRs), there is a limited literature about their treatment satisfaction and its relation to adherence. The aim of the...
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Background: In a developing country like Pakistan, healthcare professionals are quite aware of the new technologies, which are used in the libraries by their counterparts in the developed world. The Report of Sindh Bureau of Statistics, Pakistan (SBSP) shows that there are 330 hospitals in the health ministry of Sindh, Pakistan. Materials and Metho...
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Research‑oriented medical education (ROME) in India is very much important in undergraduate (UG) medical education. This type of training is very much essential and useful for UG medical students. Then, only their research knowledge will be increased at MBBS level, and they definitely participated in the research activities, in their future also. B...
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INTRODUCTION: Medical libraries work with unique purpose; it carries the responsibility Iof fulfillment the mission & vision of parent organization and sense of participating in healthcare programs. Every organization has its graphical users interface (GUI) or website, medical libraries use this place as their introduction, size of collection of bo...
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Abstract: Background: Reorientation of Medical Education program conducting in medical education is very much useful to Under Graduate Medical Students. Their knowledge will be increased in research methodology at undergraduate level. Methods: The present Reorientation of Medical Education program (ROME) study was conducted with under graduate medi...
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Background: Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic disease or a group of metabolic diseases in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. Now, it is a major public health problem in all over the world. Type 2 DM begins with insulin resistance, a condition in which cells fails to respond to insulin properly. The primary cause is excess...
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Background & Objectives Iodine deficiency disorders (IDDs) though largely preventable continue to be an important public health problem worldwide. IDDs have been reported from Puducherry and the surrounding States. We undertook this survey in all the 4 districts of the UT of Puducherry to study the prevalence of goitre in a sample of school childre...
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Background The WHO has called for targeting filariasis elimination by 2020. India is the largest LF endemic country and has targeted the elimination of LF by 2015. Wuchereria bancrofti as a causative organism accounts for over 90% of the global burden. India contributes about 40% of the total global burden and accounts for about 50% of the people...
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The objectives of this study are to determine the prevalence of domestic accidents, describe the factors associated with domestic accidents and assess the medical and economical consequences of domestic accidents. Community-based cross-sectional study was conducted in a semi-urban area of Tamil Nadu during February 2013. A total of 3947 study parti...
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MARKOV CHAIN PROCESS IN THE STUDY OF DIABETIC RETINOPATHY Authors: Senthilvel V*, Radhakrishnan R, Sathiyamoorthi R, Sumathi S, Jayanthi V *Presentor: Assistant Professor (Biostatistics), Dept. of Community Medicine, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Kalapet, Puducherry – 605 014. Abstract: Objective: To find the various stages of DR by us...
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Background: Diabetic retinopathy poses a serious threat to vision. DR is a highly specific vascular complication of type 2 diabetes. The prevalence of retinopathy is strongly related to the duration of diabetes. After 20 years of diabetes, above 60% of patients with type 2 diabetes have some degree of retinopathy. Patients with DR are 25 times more...
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Background: India is contributing to around 20% of world total under five children deaths. Major cause of under five children deaths is malnutrition and multiple factors are involved in determining the nutritional status of the children. Therefore the objective of the study is to measure the prevalence of underweight and to study the selected facto...
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Very few data are available on the oral health condition among fisher folk in rural areas of India. The external factors like diet, quality of dental hygiene and environmental factors have an effect on caries occurrence. The aim of the study was to assess the dental morbidity among fishermen community. Materials and methods: A community based o...
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The mosquito borne diseases of public health importance are complex and their occurrence depends on the interaction of various biological, ecological, social and economic factors. Though several measures for their prevention and control are followed, yet the problem density is too high with 300–500 million cases and 1.1–2.7 million deaths due to ma...
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Abstract: Background: Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is retinal disease associated with diabetes. DR is the leading cause of blindness among working aged adults around the world. High blood pressure is an established risk factor for the development of macular edema and is associated with the presence of PDR. Objective: To find the influence of factors...
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Methods: This community-based cross-sectional study was conducted in rural Tamil Nadu, involving 310 individuals aged= 60 years of age. A structured questionnaire administered by personal interview was followed by clinical examination. Results: Majority (62.9%) belonged to socioeconomic class IV. Males constituted 51.3%. Half of the population w...
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Background and aims. Approximately 20% of acute pancreatitis progresses to a severe form characterised by multiple extrapancreatic organ dysfunction. Elevated intra-abdominal pressure (IAP), a frequent finding in these patients, further adds to the mortality. Currently used prognostication indices have their own set of limitations. We evaluated IAP...
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Background: Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is retinal disease associated with diabetes. DR is the leading cause of blindness among working aged adults around the world. High blood pressure is an established risk factor for the development of macular edema and is associated with the presence of PDR. Objective: To find the influence of factors in the pr...
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Abstract The estimation of age of children and adolescents has medico legal significance particularly in India. Tooth enables accurate estimate of the age in the young as tooth formation has less variability. Since several known varying geographical factors influence development of the tooth, a universally applicable, standard eruption time for...
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Background: In recent times, the incidence of Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) in the human society is increasing alarmingly. If untreated, diabetic retinopathy can lead to blindness. Objective: The objective of the study was to examine the influence of factors, such as age, duration of diabetes, level of hyperglycaemia (HbA1c), duration of exercise, hype...
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Research question: To find the influencing factors, which have significant role in the occurrence of Iodine Deficiency Disorder among the school going children are indentified and to find the probability or chance to develop the IDD in a child by using the binary logistic regression method. Material and Methods: Study Population: School going child...
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Objective: To find the various stages of DR by using Markov chain analysis approach and to find the transition of DR. Methods: Study Design: retrospective study. Study Population: Type 2 diabetics patients. Study Period: May – June 2012. Study tool: Pre-designed and pre-tested questionnaire was used. Study Variables: Stages of Diabetic Retinopathy....
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Seasonal variations in RTA occurrences were noted in May, June, July months - for all vehicles. Isolated increases in RTA occurrences were noted in January for 2 wheelers, February for 4 wheelers. Maximum Accidents occurred in two wheelers. Fatalities arriving at casualty were more in Males compared to Females. ... From this study, it was conclude...
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Diabetics Mellitus (DM) is a condition which is the causative factor for many other impairment of the human system. One such physiological impairment is the Diabetic Retinopathy (DR). It affects the retina of the human eyes which results in the vision itself. Not only the duration of the diabetes is the cause but also many other co-factors which in...
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Research question: To find the influencing factors, which have significant role in the occurrence of Iodine Deficiency Disorder among the school going children are indentified and to find the probability or chance to develop the IDD in a child by using the binary logistic regression method. Material and Methods: Study Population: School going child...