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Publications in peer reviewed journals (2010)

  1. Abeysena  C, Jayawardana P. Maternal and social determinants of excessive weight gain during pregnancy: a cohort study.International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health. 2010; 02(10): 348-59.
  2. Abeysena  C, Jayawardana P, de A Seneviratne  R. Effect of psychosocial stress on maternal complications during pregnancy: A cohort study.International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health. 2010; 02(12): 436-48.
  3. Abeysena HTCS, Jayawardana PL, Wickremasinghe AR, Wickremasinghe U. Knowledge of basic epidemiological and statistical concepts among doctors in selected Sri Lankan hospitals.Journal of College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka. 2010; 15(1):45-51.
  4. Abeysena C, Jayawardana P. Inter-rater variability of ultrasound scan measurement.Journal of College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka. 2010; 15(1):52-58.
  5. Abeysena C. Adverse pregnancy outcome: do we know the risk factors.Journal of College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka. 2010; 15(2):1-6.[College Oration]
  6. Abeysena C, Jayawardana P. Assessment of foetal growth retardation: small for gestational age. Journal of College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka. 2010; 15(2):32-5.
  7. Abeysena C, Jayawardana P, Seneviratne Rde A. Effect of psychosocial stress and physical activity on  preterm birth: a cohort study.Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research. 2010; 36(2):260-67.
  8. Abeysena C, Jayawardana P, Seneviratne Rde A. Effect of psychosocial stress and physical activity on low birth weight: a cohort study.Journal of of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research. 2010; 36(2):296-303.
  9. Abeysena C, Jayawardana P, Wickremasinghe R, Wickramasinghe U. Evidence-based  medicine : knowledge, attitudes, and practices among doctors in Sri Lanka.Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine. 2010; 3(2):83-7. [Epub 2010 Apr 28].
  10. Abeysena C, Jayawardana P, de A Seneviratne R. Maternal haemoglobin level at  booking visit and its effect on adverse pregnancy outcome.Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetetrics and Gynaecology. 2010; 50(5):423-7. [Epub 2010  Sep 1].
  11. Abeysuriya V, Deen KI, Navarathne NM.  Biliary microlithiasis, sludge, crystals, microcrystallization,  and usefulness of assessment of nucleation time.Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Diseases International. 2010; 9(3):248-53.Review.
  12. Abeysuriya V, Salgado LS, Samarasekera DN. The distribution of the anal glands and the variable regional occurrence of fistula-in-ano: is there a relationship?Techniques in Coloproctology. 2010; 14(4):317-21. [Epub 2010 Oct 15].
  13. Ahmed K, Batuwanthudawe R, Chandrasena TGAN, Mitui MT, Rajindrajith S, Galagoda G, Pun SB, Uchida R, Kunii O, Moji K, Abeysinghe N, Nishizono A, Nakagomi O. Rotavirus infections with multiple emerging genotypes in Sri Lanka. Archives of Virology.2010;155(1):71-5. [Epub 2009 Nov 17].
  14. Allen A, Fisher C, Premawardhena A, Peto T, Allen S, Arambepola M, Thayalsutha V, Olivieri N, Weatherall D. Adaptation to anemia in hemoglobin E-ß thalassemia.Blood. 2010; 116(24):5368-70. [Epub 2010 Sep 10].
  15. Amarasekera M, Rathnamalala N, Samaraweera S, Jinadasa M. Prevalence of latex allergy among healthcare workers.International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health. 2010; 23(4):391-6.
  16. Amarasekera NDDM, Gunawardena NK, de Silva NR, Weerasinghe A. Prevalence of childhood atopic diseases in the Western Province of Sri Lanka.Ceylon Medical Journal. 2010; 55(1):5-8.
  17. Amarasiri LD, Pathmeswaran A, de Silva AP, Dassanayake AS, Ranasinha CD, de Silva J. Comparison of a composite symptom score assessing both symptom frequency and severity with a score that assesses frequency alone: a preliminary study to develop a practical symptom score to detect gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in a resource-poor setting.European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. 2010; 22(6):662-8.[Epub 2009 May 30].
  18. Amarasiri LD, Pathmeswaran A, de Silva HJ, Ranasinha CD. Prevalence of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease symptoms and reflux-associated respiratory symptoms in asthma. BMC Pulmonary Medicine. 2010; 10:49.
  19. Bell DJ, Wijegunasinghe D, Samarakoon S, Palipana H, Gunasekera S, de Silva HA, Lalloo DG, Ranawaka UK, de Silva HJ. Neurophysiological findings in patients 1 year after snake bite induced neurotoxicity in Sri Lanka.Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2010; 104(5):351-6. [Epub 2010 Jan 22].
  20. Chackrewarthy S, Thabrew MI, Weerasuriya MK, Jayasekera S. Evaluation of the hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic effects of an ethylacetate fraction of Artocarpus heterophyllus (jak) leaves in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.Pharmacognosy Magazine. 2010; 6(23):186-90.
  21. Chandrasena LG, Peiris H, Williams S, Siribaddana SH. Hemoglobin variants in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2010; 41(5):1247-51.
  22. Chandrasena TGAN, Balasooriya BA, Imbulpitiya IV, de Silva NR. A survey for intestinal parasites in a psychiatric institution in Sri Lanka.Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 2010; 104(7):605-8.  No Abstract Available
  23. Chandrasinghe PC, Ariyaratne MHJ. Current concepts in management of chronic wounds. Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery. 2010; 28(2): 2-5.
  24. Dassanayake AS, de Silva HJ. Statins and the liver.Ceylon Medical Journal. 2010; 55(2):37-9. No Abstract Available
  25. Deen KI. The Changing face of the journal. Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery. 2010; 28(2): 1
  26. De  Silva AP. Evidence basesd guidelines for preparation of patients before upper gastrointestinal endoscopy(UGIE).Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians, 2010; 41(1):19-25. [Dr  E. V. Pieris Memorial Oration 2009]
  27. De Silva AP, Niriella MA, Perera H, Aryasingha S, Kalubovila U, Manchanayake  J, Dassanayake AS, Devanarayana NM, Pathmeswaran A, de Silva HJ. Is a six hour fast after a rice meal sufficient before upper gastrointestinal endoscopy?Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology 2010; 45(7-8):987-91.
  28. de Silva NR. The changing face of malaria in Sri Lanka: implications for diagnosis and treatment. Bulletin of the Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists 2010; 8:47 –50.
  29. De Silva N, Hall A. Using the prevalence of individual species of intestinal nematode worms to estimate the combined prevalence of any species.PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2010; 4(4):e655. .
  30. de Silva NR & Wickremasinghe R. Counting malaria out – what progress? Indian Journal of Medical Research 2010; 131, 475 - 477.
  31. Devanarayana NM, Rajindrajith S. Association between constipation and stressful life events in a cohort of Sri Lankan children and adolescents.Journal of Tropical Pediatrics. 2010; 56(3):144-8. [Epub 2009 Aug 20].
  32. Devanarayana NM. Recurrent abdominal pain in children: a Sri  Lankan perspective. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health. 2010; 39(3): 79-92.[C.C. de Silva Oration]
  33. Dissanayake DMAB, Wijesinghe PS, Ratnasooriya W, Wimalasena S. Relationship between seminal plasma zinc and semen quality in a sub fertile population.Journal of Human Reproductive Sciences. 2010; 3(3):124-8.  
  34. Edirisinghe PAS. A Café Coronary Death due to a 'Banana'.Sri Lanka Journal of Forensic Medicine, Science & Law. 2010; 1(1): 22-24.
  35. Edirisinghe PAS. Subarachnoid haemorrhage as a cause of death: a review of forensic autopsies conducted in Edinburgh.Sri Lanka Journal of Forensic Medicine, Science & Law. 2010; 1(2):14-19.
  36. 33Edirisinghe PAS. Postmortem examinations of deaths in police custody - challenges faced by forensic pathologists in Sri Lanka in relation to causal factors.Sri Lanka Journal of Forensic Medicine, Science & Law. 2010; 1(2):25-27.
  37. Edirisinghe A, Samarasekara A. Sudden unexpected death of an infant. Ceylon Med J. 2006; 51(3):122-3.
  38. Edirisinghe PAS, Kitulwatte IG. Homicidal firearm injuries: a study from Sri Lanka.Forensic  Science, Medicine, and Pathology.2010; 6(2): 93-8.[Epub 2010 Feb 19].
  39. Fernando  R,  Bandara  DMSM, de Silva  A, Renuka  MDS,  Atulugama  N. Thyroid volume in a cohort of Sri Lankan patients: a preliminary report.  Ceylon Medical Journal. 2010; 55(3): 92. [Resaech Letter]
  40. Fernando R, Bandara DMSM, Perera WATM. Pleomorphic adenoma of palate. Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery. 2010; 28(1): 9
  41. Gawarammana IB, Roberts DM, Mohamed F, Roberts MS, Medley G, Jayamanne S, Dawson A. Acute human self-poisoning with bispyribac-containing herbicide Nominee: a prospective observational study. Clinical  Toxicology (Phila). 2010; 48(3):198-202.
  42. Geary TG, Woo K, McCarthy JS, Mackenzie CD, Horton J, Prichard RK, de Silva NR, Olliaro PL, Lazdins-Helds JK, Engels DA, Bundy DA. Unresolved issues in anthelmintic pharmacology for helminthiases of humans. International Journal of  Parasitology. 2010; 40(1): 1-13. [Epub 2009 Nov 20]. Review.
  43. Hapuarachchi HC, Bandara KB, Sumanadasa SD, Hapugoda MD, Lai YL, Lee KS, Tan LK, Lin RT, Ng LF, Bucht G, Abeyewickreme W, Ng LC. Re-emergence of Chikungunya virus in South-east Asia: virological evidence from Sri Lanka and Singapore.Journal of  General Virology. 2010 Apr;91(Pt 4):1067-76. Epub 2009 Dec 2.
  44. Hapugoda MD, de Silva NR, Khan B, Dayanath MYD, Gunesena S, Prithimala LD, Abeyewickreme W. A Comparative retrospective study of RT-PCR-based liquid hybridization assay for early, definitive diagnosis of dengue.Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2010; 104(4): 279-82. [Epub 2010 Feb 8].
  45. Karunanayake AL, Pinidiyapathirage MJ, Wickremasinghe AR. Prevalence and predictors of osteoporosis in an urban Sri Lankan population.International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. 2010; 13(4):
  46. Karunasekera KAW, Fernando AD, Jayasinghe CY. Impact of corticosteroid therapy on lifestyles in asthmatic children from Sri lanka.Indian Pediatrics. 2010; 47(5):433-5.
  47. Kitulwatte ID, Kim PJ, Pollanen MS. Sudden death related myocarditis: a study of 56 cases.Forensic  Science, Medicine, and Pathology. 2010; 6(1):13-9. [Epub 2009 Nov 29].
  48. Kumarasena RS, Mananjala, Senanayake SM, Sivaraman K, de Silva AP, Dassanayake  AS, Premaratna R, Wijesiriwardena B, de Silva HJ. Intravenous N-acetylcysteine in dengue-associated acute liver failure.Hepatology International. 2010; 4(2):533-34.
  49. Kumarasena RS, Niriella MA, Kalubowila U, de Silva AP, Dassanayake AS, de Silva HJ. Bleeding from oesophageal ulceration induced by endoscopic variceal ligation for primary prophylaxis.Gut. 2010; 59(11):1586. [Epub 2010 Aug 30]. Research Letter
  50. Kuruppuarachchi KALA, Wijeratne LT, Weerasinghe GDSSK, Peris MUPK, Williams SS. A Study of intimate partner violence among females attending a Teaching Hospital out-patient department.Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry 2010; 1(2):60-63.
  51. Liyanage CAH, Jayaweera KKDG, Deen KI. Clopidogrel and Surgery “be aware” Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery. 2010; 28(1): 1-4
  52. Mahendra G, Kliskey K, Athanasou NA. Immunophenotypic distinction between pigmented villonodular synovitis and haemosiderotic synovitis. Journal of Clinical Pathology. 2010; 63(1):75-8
  53. Manamperi A, Nugawela P, Gunawardene NS, Abeyewickreme W, de Silva J. RNA positivity rates among anti-HCV reactive blood donors in Sri Lanka: a preliminary study. Indian Journal of Medical  Microbiology. 2010 Jul-Sep;28(3):264-5. (Research Letter)
  54. Mettananda KCD, De Silva ST, Premawardhena AP. Mycotic aneurysm of the descending aorta due to Aspergillus species.Ceylon Medical Journal. 2010; 55(1):20-1.
  55. Navarathne NM,  Abeysuriya V,  Ileperuma A,  Thoufeek UL. Endoscopic observations around the gastroesophageal junction in patients with symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease in South Asia.Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 2010; 29(5):184-6. [Epub 2010 Oct 13].
  56. Nawarathne NM, Thoufeek UL, Abeysuriya V, Ileperuma A. Acute upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage in Sri Lankan adults--single unit experience.Ceylon Medical Journal. 2010; 55(4):134-5.  Research Letter
  57. Nandasena YL, Wickremasinghe AR, Sathiakumar N. Air pollution and health in Sri Lanka: a review of epidemiologic studies.BMC Public Health. 2010; 10:300.Review.
  58. Niriella MA, De Silva AP, Dayaratne AHGK, Ariyasinghe MHADP, Navarathne MMN, Peiris RSK, Samarasekara DN, Satharasinghe RL, Rajindrajith S, Dassanayake AS, Wickramasinghe AR, de Silva HJ. Prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease in two districts of Sri Lanka: a hospital based survey.BMC Gastroenterology. 2010; 10:32.
  59. Olivieri NF, Thayalsuthan V, O'Donnell A, Premawardhena A, Rigobon C, Muraca  G, Fisher C, Weatherall DJ. Emerging insights in the management of hemoglobin E beta thalassemia.Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2010; 1202:155-7.
  60. Ooi CJ, Fock KM, Makharia GK, Goh KL, Ling KL, Hilmi I, Lim WC, Kelvin T, Gibson PR, Gearry RB, Ouyang Q, Sollano J, Manatsathit S, Rerknimitr R, Wei SC, Leung WK, de Silva HJ, Leong RWL; Asia Pacific Association of Gastroenterology Working Group on Inflammatory Bowel Disease. The Asia-Pacific consensus on ulcerative colitis. Journal ofGastroenterology and Hepatology. 2010; 25(3):453-68.Review.
  61. Palihawadana TS, Dasanayake, DMAB, Harshanie A, Wijesinghe PS. Chlamidia trachomatis infection in an infertile population, a cross sectional study.Sri Lanka Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2010; 32(4): 85-88..
  62. Pathirana,  A,  Siriwardana, RC , Deen, KI, Rupasinghe Y. A Case of embryonal sarcoma of the liver.Ceylon Medical Journal. 2010; 55(3): 90
  63. Perera KVHKK, Chan KH, Ma E, Peiris JSM. Influenza virus infections among a sample of hospital attendees in Ragama, Sri Lanka.Ceylon Medical Journal. 2010; 55(2):40-4.
  64. Premaratna R, Nawasiwatte BMTP, Niriella MA, Chandrasena TGAN, Bandara NKBKRGW, Rajapakse RP, de Silva HJ. Scrub typhus mimicking enteric fever; a report of three patients.Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2010; 104(4):309-10. [Epub 2009 Sep 17].
  65. Premaratna R, Rajapakse RPVJ, Chandrasena TGAN, Nanayakkara DM, Bandara NKBKRGW, Kularatna SAM, Eremeeva ME, Dasch GA, de Silva HJ.Contribution of rickettsioses in Sri Lankan patients with fever who responded to empirical doxycycline treatment.Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.2010;104(5):368-70.
  66. Rajapaksha WRAS, Paranitharan P, Perera WNS. A Clinical case of an 'alleged assault': are they fabricated injuries?Sri Lanka Journal of Forensic Medicine, Science & Law. 2010; 1(1):32-35.
  67. Rajindrajith S, Devanarayana NM, Benninga MA. Constipation-associated and nonretentive fecal incontinence in children and adolescents: an epidemiological survey in Sri Lanka.Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition 2010; 51(4):472-76.
  68. Samarakoon SR, Thabrew I, Galhena PB, De Silva D, Tennekoon KH. A Comparison of the cytotoxic potential of standardized aqueous and ethanolic extracts of a polyherbal mixture comprised of Nigella sativa (seeds), Hemidesmus indicus (roots) and Smilax glabra (rhizome).Pharmacognosy Research. 2010;2(6):335-42.
  69. Samaraweera Y, Abeysena C. Maternal sleep deprivation, sedentary lifestyle and cooking smoke: Risk factors for miscarriage: A case control study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetetrics and Gynaecology 2010; 50(4):352-57.
  70. Satarasinghe SL, De Silva AP, Arulnithy K,  Abeyratne PD, Jayawardana MAR. Aetiology and other features of a cohort of adult Sri Lankans presenting with upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB). Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians, 2010;41(2):57-60
  71. Siriwardana RC, Wijesuriya SRE, Kumarage SK, Deen KI. Synchronous liver metastasis in colorectal cancer in Sri Lanka.Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 2010; 29(4):149-51.[Epub 2010 Aug 26]. .
  72. Siriwardana RC, Renuka S, Kumarage S. Laparoscopy as a diagnostic and therapeutic option in evaluating chronic unexplained right iliac fossa pain.Surgical Endoscopy 2010; 24(11): 2793-5. [Epub 2010 Apr 8].
  73. Wijekoon CN, Wijekoon PW. Dengue hemorrhagic fever presenting with acute pancreatitis.Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2010; 41(4):864-66.
  74. Wijesinghe MSD, Abeysena C. Selected aspects of quality of care received by the diabetes mellitus patients attending diabetic and medical clinics at National Hospital Sri Lanka.Journal of College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka. 2010; 15(2):12-17.
  75. Wijesinghe RS, Wickremasinghe AR. Quality of life in filarial lymphoedema patients in Colombo, Sri Lanka.Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2010; 104(3):219-24. [Epub 2009 Sep 30].
  76. Wijesuriya SRE, Siriwardana R, Deen K. Education and imaging. hepatobiliary and pancreatic: carcinoid tumor with cystic liver metastases. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2010; 25(3):647.
  77. Wijesuriya SRE, Kuruppuarachchi KG, Weerasinghe A, Hewavisenthi J, Deen KI. Detection of micrometastases in lymph nodes using reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) for cytokeratin 20 (CK-20)--a pilot study. Ceylon Medical Journal. 2010; 55(3):77-79.
  78. Wijesuriya SRE, Delriviere L, Mitchell A. Gall bladder cancer and Mirizzi syndrome: alternative explanation to the common belief.The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 2010; 80(1-2):116-17.
  79. Wijesuriya SRE, Hewavisenthi J, Deen KI. Patients with rectal cancer having neoadjuvant chemoradiation do not have increased complications of ileostomy closure. Ceylon Medical Journal. 2010; 55(4): 115-17.

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