Specialist Registrar Nephrology/ Medicine rotation
Mersey Deanery, Liverpool
Consultant Acute Medicine
University Hospital of North Staffordshire
Consultant Acute Medicine
University Hospital South Manchester
from Karnatak University, India
MD, General Internal Medicine
from Safdarjang Hospital, India
from Federation of RCP, UK
CCT Nephrology and GIM
A retrospective comparative study of tunneled haemodialysis catheters inserted through occluded or collateral veins versus conventional methods. CVIR 2010; 33(4): 744 - 750 S. Powell, T. Chan, R. Bhat, K. Lam, R. Nalwar, N. Cullen, P.Littler.
A microbiological survey of bicarbonate based replacement circuits in continuous veno-venous haemofiltration. Critical Care Medicine 2009; 37(2): 496 – 500. I Moore, R Bhat, N Hoenich, A Kilner, M Prabhu, K Orr, N S Kanagasundaram.
Pneumoperitoneum in peritoneal dialysis patients; one centre’s experience. NDT Plus 2011; 4(2): 120-123 M Imran, R Bhat, H Anijeet.
A randomised double-blind controlled trial of taurolidine-citrate catheter locks for the prevention of bacteremia in patients treated with haemodialysis. AJKD June 2010; 55(6): 1060 – 1068 LR Solomon, JS Cheesbrough, L Ebah, T Al-sayeed, M Heap, N Milliband, D Waterhouse, S Mitra, A Curry, R Saxena, R Bhat, M Schulz, P Diggle.
European Renal Association
Vascular Access Society
International Society of Nephrology
Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
Pneumoperitoneum in peritoneal dialysis patients, one centre’s experience. M Imran, R Bhat, H Anijeet. Renal Association and British Transplantation Society Joint Annual Conference 2009
Assessment of cardiovascular risk factors and their management in Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III and IV population. R Bhat, C Goldsmith, C Wong. ERA- EDTA Congress, Munich 2010
Central Venous Catheter Insertion Through Occluded and Collateral Veins – Techniques and Outcomes. R Bhat, T Chan, S Powell Vascular Access Society Meeting 2009, Rome - Mean survival of catheters inserted via occluded veins and collateral veins was 163 days which compared favorably with the control groups. Early complication rates were few and comparable. Rate of Catheter related bacteremia was 1.5 per 1000 catheter days which was same as the control group as well.
BK Virus Associated Nephropathy (BKVAN) Following Renal Transplantation – A Single Centre Experience. A Hakeem, R Bhat, H Sharma, R Penfold, M Howse, G Bell, H Shawki, I Hart, A Hammad, A Sharma, S Mehra. British Transplantation Society Annual Congress 2011
Assessment of cardiovascular risk factors and their management in Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III and IV population. R Bhat, T Powell, A. Dhaygude. Northwest Renal Audit, Manchester, 2009. I presented this regional audit involving five renal units in the North-West of England.
Effect of Erythropoietin on Nutritional Status of Predialysis Renal Failure Patients with Anemia. Research project done over 2 year period as part of MD, Medicine course at Delhi University, India. I was responsible for study design, ethics approval, data collection, analysis and write up of thesis.
A microbiological survey of bicarbonate based replacement circuits in continuous veno-venous haemofiltration (CVVH) This project was funded by Northern Counties Kidney Research Fund. I was actively involved with research lead Dr. Kanagasundaram in designing the study, applying for funding, and educating the staff on intensive care unit which was vital for appropriate data collection. Dr. Moore continued my work after I moved to Liverpool.
A Randomised Double-Blind Controlled Trail of Taurolidine-Citrate Catheter Locks for the Prevention of Bacteremia in Patients Treated With Haemodialysis. This multi-centre trial was led by Dr. Solomon from Royal Preston Renal Unit. I was involved with this study since December 2007 and recruited 9 out of 19 patients contributed from our unit. I collected the data for all the patients form Royal Liverpool University Hospital.