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Publications in peer reviewed journals (2015)

  1. Amarasinghe, S.C., Vidanalage, J.K., Williams, S.S., The prevalence of depressive disorder among newly diagnosed patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry 2015; 6(2): 9-14.
  2. Athauda, L.K., Wichremasinghe, A.R., Kumarendran, B., Kasturiratne, A., An ecological study for Sri Lanka about health effects of coconut. Ceylon Medical Journal 2015; 60(3): 97-99.
  3. Babelli, S., Chandratilake, M., Roff, S., Egyptian medical students' recommended responses to the Dundee Polyprofessionalism I: Academic Integrity. Medical Teacher 2015; 37(3): 277-80.
  4. Babelli, S., Chandratilake, M., Roff, S., Recommended sanctions for lapses in professionalism by student and faculty respondents to Dundee Polyprofessionalism Inventory I: Academic Integrity in one medical school in Saudi Arabia. Medical Teacher 2015; 37(2): 162-67.
  5. Bath, P. M., Woodhouse, L, Scutt, P., Krishnan, K., Wardlaw, J. M., Bereczki, D., Sprigg, N., Berge, E., Beridze, M., Caso, V., Chen, C., Christensen, H., Collins, R., El Etribi, A., Laska, A. C., Lees, K. R., Ozturk, S., Phillips, S., Pocock, S., de Silva, H. A., Szatmari, S., Utton, S., ENOS Trial Investigators , Efficacy of nitric oxide, with or without continuing antihypertensive treatment, for management of high blood pressure in acute stroke (ENOS): a partial-factorial randomised controlled trial.Lancet 2015; 385(9968): 617-28
  6. Chambers, J. C., Loh, M., Lehne, B., Drong, A., Kriebel, J., Motta, V., Wahl, S., Elliott, H. R., Rota, F., Scott, W. R., Zhang, W., Tan, S. T., Campanella, G., Chadeau-Hyam, M., Yengo, L., Richmond, R. C., Adamowicz-Brice, M., Afzal, U., Bozaoglu, K., Mok, Z. Y., Ng, H. K., Pattou, F., Prokisch, H., Rozario, M. A., Tarantini, L., Abbott, J., Ala-Korpela, M., Albetti, B., Ammerpohl, O., Bertazzi, P. A., Blancher, C., Caiazzo, R., Danesh, J., Gaunt, T. R., de Lusignan, S., Gieger, C., Illig, T., Jha, S., Jones, S., Jowett, J., Kangas, A. J., Kasturiratne, A., Kato, N., Kotea, N., Kowlessur, S., Pitkäniemi, J., Punjabi, P., Saleheen, D., Schafmayer, C., Soininen, P., Tai, E. S., Thorand, B., Tuomilehto, J., Wickremasinghe, A. R., Kyrtopoulos, S. A., Aitman, T. J., Herder, C., Hampe, J., Cauchi, S., Relton, C. L., Froguel, P., Soong, R., Vineis, P., Jarvelin, M. R., Scott, J., Grallert, H., Bollati, V., Elliott, P., McCarthy, M. I., Kooner, J. S., Epigenome-wide association of DNA methylation markers in peripheral blood from Indian Asians and Europeans with incident type 2 diabetes: a nested case-control study.Lancet Diabetes endocrinology 2015; 3(7): 526-34.
  7. Chandrasinghe, P. C., De Silva, A., Deen, K. I., Novel use of Absorbable Modified Polymer (AMP); EndoClot as an adjunct in the management of bleeding from the liver bed during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Springerplus [electronic resource] 2015; 4: 249.
  8. Chandrasinghe, P. C., Pathirana, C. K., Laparoscopically detected and nonsurgically managed ileal perforation by an ingested fish bone: a case report. Journal of Medical Case Reports 2015; 9: 43.
  9. Chandratilake, M., Professionalism in Medicine. South East Asian Journal of Medical Education 2015; 3(2): 15-19.
  10. de Silva, N., Ahmed, B. N., Casapia, M., de Silva, H. J., Gyapong, J., Malecela, M., Pathmeswaran, A., Cochrane Reviews on Deworming and the Right to a Healthy, Worm-Free Life. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2015; 9(10): e0004203.
  11. Deng, L., Hoh, B.P., Lu, D., Saw, W.Y., Twee-Hee Ong, R., Kasturiratne, A., de Silva, H.J., Zilfalil, B.A., Kato, N., Wickremasinghe, A.R., Teo, Y.Y., Xu, S., Dissecting the genetic structure and admixture of four geographical Malay populations. Scientific reports 2015; 5:14375
  12. Devanarayana, N. M., Rajindrajith, S., Pathmeswaran, A., Abeygunasekara, C., Gunawardena, N. K., Benninga, M. A.,Epidemiology of irritable bowel syndrome in children and adolescents in Asia. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 2015; 60(6): 792-98.
  13. Dias, T., Abeykoon, S., Kumarasiri, S., Gunawardena, C., Padeniya, T., D'Antonio, F., Use of ultrasound in predicting the success of intrauterine contraceptive device (Copper T) insertion immediately after delivery. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2015; 46(1]: 104-8.
  14. Dias, T., Fernando, A., Kumarasiri, S., Padeniya, T., Determinants of timely pregnancy dating scan in a Sri Lankan antenatal clinic setup. Sri Lanka Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2015; 37(2): 7-9.
  15. Drake, L.J., Singh, S., Mishra, C.K., Sinha, A., Kumar, S., Bhushan, R., Hollingsworth, T.D., Appleby, L.J., Kumar, R., Sharma, K., Kumar, Y., Raman, S., Chakrabarty, S., Kihara, J.H., Gunawardena, N.K., Hollister, G., Kumar, V., Ankur, A., Prasad, B., Ramachandran, S., Fishbane, A., Makkar, P., Bihar's Pioneering School-Based Deworming Programme: Lessons Learned in Deworming over 17 Million Indian School-Age Children in One Sustainable Campaign. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2015; 9(11): e0004106.
  16. Edirisinghe, P. A. S., Kitulwatte, I. D. G., Senarathne, U. D., A Study into blood alcohol concentration in fatal accidents among vulnerable road users in a tertiary care hospital Sri Lanka. International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion 2015; 22(2): 158-64.
  17. Edirisinghe, P.A.S., Kitulwatte, I.D.G., An Expert and Expectations: A review on Medico-legal opinions in alleged sexual abuse victims. Medico-Legal Journal of Sri Lanka 2015; 3(1): 10-15.
  18. Ekanayake, C. D., Wijesinghe, P. S., Herath, R. P., Puliyadda, T. M. N. K., Hewavisenthi, S. J. S., Choriocarcinoma of the Ovary: A Case Report. Sri Lanka Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2015; 37(1): 16-17.
  19. Eugene, E. J., Handunnetti, S. M., Wickramasinghe, S. A., Kalugalage, T. L., Rodrigo, C., Wickremesinghe, H., Dikmadugoda, N., Somaratne, P., De Silva, H. J., Rajapakse, S., Evaluation of two immunodiagnostic tests for early rapid diagnosis of leptospirosis in Sri Lanka: a preliminary study. BMC Infectious Diseases 2015; 15(1): 319.
  20. Fernando, R., Chandrasinghe, P.C., Nandasena, S., Pathmeswaran, A., Epidemiology of Goitres in Sri Lanka with Geographic Information System Mapping: a population based cross sectional study. World Journal of Endocrine Surgery 2015; 7: 55-59.
  21. Fernando, R., Pathmeswaran, A., Pinto, M. D., Epidemiology of goitre in Sri Lanka in the post-iodization era. Ceylon Medical Journal 2015; 60(2): 41-44.
  22. Greenland, K., Dixon, R., Khan, S. A., Gunawardena, K., Kihara, J. H., Smith, J. L., Drake, L., Makkar, P., Raman, S., Singh, S., Kumar, S., The epidemiology of soil transmitted helminths in bihar state, India. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2015; 9(5): e0003790.
  23. Gunathilaka, N., Abeyewickreme, W., Hapugoda, M., Wickremasinghe, A.R., Species composition and diversity of malaria vector breeding habitats in Trincomalee District of Sri Lanka. Biomed Research International 2015; 2015: 823810.
  24. Gunathilaka, N., Abeyewickreme, W., Hapugoda, M., Wickremasinghe, A.R., Appearance of Anopheles jeyporiensis James from Sri Lanka; a new species to the mosquito checklist. Medical Entomology and Zoology 2015; 66(3): 1-5.
  25. Gunathilaka, N., Hapugoda, M., Abeyewickreme, W., Wickremasinghe, R., Entomological investigations on malaria vectors in some war-torn areas in the trincomalee district of sri lanka after settlement of 30-year civil disturbance. Malaria Research and Treatment 2015; 2015:367635
  26. Harshani, S. R. A. P., Abeysena, H. T. C. S., Musculoskeletal symptoms, skin disorders and visual impairment among fishermen in the Divisional Secretariat Division of Kalpitiya. Ceylon Medical Journal 2015; 60(3): 90-94.
  27. Havelaar, A.H., Kirk, M.D., Torgerson, P.R., Gibb, H.J., Hald, T., Lake, R.J., Praet, N., Bellinger, D.C., de Silva, N.R., Gargouri, N., Speybroeck, N., Cawthorne, A., Mathers, C., Stein, C., Angulo, F.J., Devleesschauwer, B., World Health Organization Global Estimates and Regional Comparisons of the Burden of Foodborne Disease in 2010. PLoS Medicine 2015; 12(12): e1001923.
  28. Isbister, G. K., Maduwage, K., Saiao, A., Buckley, N. A., Jayamanne, S. F., Seyed, S., Mohamed, F., Chathuranga, U., Mendes, A., Abeysinghe, C., Karunathilake, H., Gawarammana, I., Lalloo, D. G., de Silva, H. J., Population Pharmacokinetics of an Indian F(ab')2 Snake Antivenom in Patients with Russell's Viper (Daboia russelii) Bites. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2015; 9(7): e0003873.
  29. Isuru, L. L. A., Kuruppuarachchi, K. A. L. A., A case series of catatonia: Lessons to learn. Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry 2015; 6(1): 29-31.
  30. Jayasuriya, R., Pinidiyapathirage, M. J., Jayawardena, R., Kasturiratne, A., de Zoysa, P., Godamunne, P., Gamage, S., Wickremasinghe, A. R., Translational research for Diabetes Self-Management in Sri Lanka: A randomized controlled trial. Primary Care Diabetes 2015; 9(5):338-45.
  31. Jayatunge, S. P., Mahendra, G., Siyabalapitiya, S., Siriwardana, R. C., Liyanage, C., Total pancreatectomy for cholangiocarcinoma of the distal common bile duct associated with lipomatous pseudohypertrophy of pancreas. International Journal of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Diseases 2015; 5: 30-34.
  32. Jayawardena, G. R. M. U. G. P., Ranatunga, R. G. J. D., Gunarathna, S. M. S. G., Wickramasinghe, P., Dias, T., Pre natal diagnosis of congenital syphilis in a pregnancy complicated with secondary syphilis in third trimester: A Case Report. Sri Lanka Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2015; 37(2): 22-23.
  33. Kannangara, S. M., Fernando, E., Kumarage, S. K., Nanayakkara, N. D., Simulating haptic feedback of abdomen organs on laparoscopic surgery tools. International Journal of Bioscience, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics 2015; 5(3): 193-201.
  34. Karunanayake, A.L.,Gupta, A., Association between the Number of Chondrocytes of Lumbar Intervertebral Discs and Age, Abdominal Aorta Atherosclerosis and Lumbar Artery Arteriosclerosis, a Descriptive Cross Sectional Study. Anatomy & Physiology: Current Research 2015; 5: 4.
  35. Kasturiratne, A., Akiyama, K., Niriella, M. A., Takeuchi, F., Isono, M., Dassanayake, A. S., de Silva, A. P., Wickremasinghe, R. A., Kato, N., de Silva, H. J., . Association of genetic variants with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in an urban Sri Lankan community. Liver International 2015; 35(2): 676-9.
  36. Kato, N., Loh. M., Takeuchi, F., Verweij, N., Wang, X., Zhang, W., Kelly, T. N., Saleheen, D., Lehne, B., Leach, I. M., Drong, A. W., Abbott, J., Wahl, S., Tan, S.T., Scott, W.R., Campanella, G., Chadeau-Hyam, M., Afzal, U., Ahluwalia, T. S., Bonder, M.J., Chen, P., Dehghan, A., Edwards, T. L., Esko, T., Go, M.J., Harris, S. E., Hartiala, J., Kasela, S., Kasturiratne, A., Khor, C. C., Kleber, M. E., Li, H., Mok, Z.Y., Nakatochi, M., Sapari, N. S., Saxena, R., Stewart, A. F., Stolk, L., Tabara. Y., Teh, A. L., Wu, Y., Wu, J. Y., Zhang, Y., Aits, I., Da Silva Couto Alves, A., Das, S., Dorajoo, R., Hopewell, J. C., Kim, Y.K., Koivula, R. W., Luan, J., Lyytikäinen, L. P., Nguyen, Q. N., Pereira, M. A., Postmus, I., Raitakari, O.T., Bryan, M. S., Scott, R. A., Sorice, R., Tragante, V., Traglia, M., White, J., Yamamoto, K., Zhang, Y., Adair, L. S., Ahmed, A., Akiyama, K., Asif, R., Aung, T., Barroso, I., Bjonnes, A., Braun, T.R., Cai, H., Chang, L.C., Chen, C. H., Cheng, C. Y., Chong, Y. S., Collins, R., Courtney, R., Davies, G., Delgado, G., Do, L.D., Doevendans, P. A., Gansevoort, R. T., Gao, Y. T., Grammer, T.B., Grarup, N., Grewal, J., Gu, D., Wander, G.S., Hartikainen, A.L., Hazen, S. L., He, J., Heng, C.K., Hixson, J. E., Hofman, A., Hsu, C., Huang, W., Husemoen, L. L., Hwang, J. Y., Ichihara, S., Igase, M., Isono, M., Justesen, J. M., Katsuya, T., Kibriya, M. G., Kim, Y.J., Kishimoto, M., Koh, W.P., Kohara, K., Kumari, M., Kwek, K., Lee, N. R., Lee, J., Liao, J., Lieb, W., Liewald, D. C., Matsubara, T., Matsushita, Y., Meitinger, T., Mihailov, E., Milani, L., Mills, R., Mononen, N., Müller-Nurasyid, M., Nabika, T., Nakashima, E., Ng, H.K., Nikus, K., Nutile, T., Ohkubo, T., Ohnaka, K., Parish, S., Paternoster, L., Peng, H., Peters, A., Pham, S.T., Pinidiyapathirage, M. J., Rahman, M., Rakugi, H., Rolandsson, O., Rozario, M. A., Ruggiero, D., Sala, C. F., Sarju, R., Shimokawa, K., Snieder, H., Sparso, T., Spiering, W., Starr, J. M., Stott, D.J., Stram, D. O., Sugiyama, T., Szymczak, S., Tang, W. H., Tong, L., Trompet, S., Turjanmaa, V., Ueshima, H., Uitterlinden, A. G., Umemura, S., Vaarasmaki, M., van Dam, R. M., van Gilst, W. H., van Veldhuisen, D.J., Viikari, J.S., Waldenberger, M., Wang, Y., Wang, A., Wilson, R., Wong, T.Y., Xiang, Y.B., Yamaguchi, S., Ye, X., Young, R. D., Young, T. L., Yuan, J.M., Zhou, X., Asselbergs, F. W., Ciullo, M., Clarke, R., Deloukas, P., Franke, A., Franks, P.W., Franks, S., Friedlander, Y., Gross, M.D., Guo, Z., Hansen, T., Jarvelin, M.R., Jorgensen, T., Jukema, J.W., Kähönen, M., Kajio, H., Kivimaki, M., Lee, J.Y., Lehtimäki, T., Linneberg, A., Miki, T., Pedersen, O., Samani, N.J., Sorensen, T.I., Takayanagi, R., Toniolo, D., BIOS-consortium, CARDIo GRAMplusCD, LifeLines Cohort Study, InterAct Consortium, Ahsan, H., Allayee, H., Chen, Y.T., Danesh, J., Deary, I.J., Franco, O.H., Franke, L., Heijman, B.T., Holbrook, J.D., Isaacs, A., Kim, B.J., Lin, X., Liu, J., März, W., Metspalu, A., Mohlke, K.L., Sanghera, D.K., Shu, X.O., van Meurs, J.B., Vithana, E., Wickremasinghe, A.R., Wijmenga, C., Wolffenbuttel, B.H., Yokota, M., Zheng, W.,  Zhu, D., Vineis, P., Kyrtopoulos, S.A., Kleinjans, J.C., McCarthy, M.I., Soong, R., Gieger, C., Scott, J., Teo, Y.Y., He, J., Elliott, P., Tai, E.S., van der Harst, P., Kooner, J.S., Chambers, J.C., Trans-ancestry genome-wide association study identifies 12 genetic loci influencing blood pressure and implicates a role for DNA methylation. Nature Genetics 2015; 47: 1282-93.
  37. Kitulwatte, I. D. G., Edirisinghe, A. S., A Study on unsafe abortion presented for medicolegal examination: medicolegal evidence and limitations in opinion.American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology 2015; 36(3): 138-40.
  38. Kitulwatte, I. D. G., Edirisinghe, P., Relationship of sharp force injuries to motivation. Medico-legal Journal 2015; 83(3): 159-62
  39. Kitulwatte, I. D. G., Kim, P. J., Pollanen, M. S., Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalomyelitis in a man with viral myocarditis. Forensic Science, Medicine and Pathology 2015; 11(3): 416-20.
  40. Kitulwatte, I.D., Pollanen, M.S., A Comparative Study of Coronary Atherosclerosis in Young and Old. American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology 2015; 36(4): 323-6.
  41. Kitulwatte, I.D.G., Wijewardena, H.P., Edirisinghe, P.A.S., Senarathne, U.D., Forensic Medical Examination in Female Children Alleged to be Sexually Abused. Journal of Current Forensic Science Research 2015; 1: 6-12.
  42. Korterink, J., Devanarayana, N. M., Rajindrajith, S., Vlieger, A., Benninga, M. A., Childhood functional abdominal pain: mechanisms and management. Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2015; 12(3): 159-71.
  43. Madsen, L. B., Eddleston, M., Hansen, K. S., Pearson, M., Agampodi, S., Jayamanne, S., Konradsen, F., Cost-effectiveness analyses of self-harm strategies aimed at reducing the mortality of pesticide self-poisonings in Sri Lanka: a study protocol. BMJ Open 2015; 5(2): e007333.
  44. Maduwage, K., Buckley, N. A., de Silva, H. J., Lalloo, D. G., Isbister, G. K., Snake antivenom for snake venom induced consumption coagulopathy.Cochrane Database Systemic Review 2015; 6: CD011428.
  45. Marasinghe, E., Chackrewarthy, S., Abeysena, C., Rajindrajith, S., Micronutrient status and its relationship with nutritional status in preschool children in urban Sri Lanka. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2015; 24(1): 144-51.
  46. Mettananda, S., Gibbons, R. J., Higgs, D. R., Alpha-globin as a molecular target in treatment of beta-thalassemia. Blood 2015; 125(24): 3694-701.
  47. Mohamed, F., Buckley, N.A., Jayamanne, S., Pickering, J.W., Peake, P., Palangasinghe, C., Wijerathna, T., Ratnayake, I., Shihana, F., Endre, Z.H., Kidney damage biomarkers detect acute kidney injury but only functional markers predict mortality after paraquat ingestion. Toxicology letters 2015; 237(2): 140-50.
  48. Mohamed, F., Endre, Z., Jayamanne, S., Pianta, T., Peake, P., Palangasinghe, C., Chathuranga, U., Jayasekera, K., Wunnapuk, K., Shihana, F., Shahmy, S., Buckley, N., Mechanisms underlying early rapid increases in creatinine in paraquatpoisoning. PLoS One 2015; 10(3): e0122357.
  49. Motha, M.B.C., Dias, T.D., Diabetes mellitus in pregnancy. Sri Lanka Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2015; 37(2): 1-6.
  50. Motha, M.B.C., Palihawadana, T.S., Dias, T.D., Thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy. Sri Lanka Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2015; 37(1): 1-5.
  51. Nagodawithana, N. S., Pathmeswaran, A., Pannila, A. S., Wickramasinghe, A. R., Sathiakumar, N., Noise-induced hearing loss among traffic policemen in the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution 2015; 12(3): 9-14.
  52. Ng, S. C., Tang, W., Leong, R. W., Chen, M., Ko, Y., Studd, C., Niewiadomski, O., Bell, S., Kamm, M. A., de Silva, H. J., Kasturiratne, A., Senanayake, Y. U., Ooi, C. J., Ling, K. L., Ong, D., Goh, K. L., Hilmi, I., Ouyang, Q., Wang, Y. F., Hu, P., Zhu, Z., Zeng, Z., Wu, K., Wang, X., Xia, B., Li, J., Pisespongsa, P., Manatsathit, S., Aniwan, S., Simadibrata, M., Abdullah, M., Tsang, S. W., Wong, T. C., Hui, A. J., Chow, C. M., Yu, H. H., Li, M. F., Ng, K. K., Ching, J., Wu, J. C., Chan, F. K., Sung, J. J., Environmental risk factors in inflammatory bowel disease: a population-based case-control study in Asia-Pacific. Gut 2015; 64(7): 1063-71.
  53. Ng, S.C., Zeng, Z., Niewiadomski, O., Tang, W., Bell, S., Kamm, M. A., Hu, P., de Silva, H. J., Niriella, M. A., Udara, W. Y., Ong, D., Ling, K.L., Ooi, C.J., Hilmi, I., Goh, K. L., Ouyang, Q., Wang, Y. F., Wu, K., Wang, X., Pisespongsa, P., Manatsathit, S., Aniwan, S., Limsrivilai, J., Gunawan, J., Simadibrata, M., Abdullah, M., Tsang, S. W., Lo, F. H., Hui, A., Chow, C. M., Yu, H.H., Li, M. F., Ng, K.K., Ching, J. Y., Chan, V., Wu, J. C., Chan, F. K., Chen, M., Sung, J. J., Asia-Pacific Crohn's and Colitis Epidemiology Study (ACCESS) Group, Early Course of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in a Population-based Inception Cohort Study from 8 Countries in Asia and Australia. Gastroenterology 2016; 150(1):86-95.e3.
  54. Niloofa, R., Fernando, N., de Silva, N. L., Karunanayake, L., Wickramasinghe, H., Dikmadugoda, N., Premawansa, G., Wickramasinghe, R., de Silva, H. J., Premawansa, S., Rajapakse, S., Handunnetti, S., Diagnosis of leptospirosis: comparison between microscopic agglutination test, IgM-ELISA and IgM rapid immunochromatography test. PLoS One 2015; 10(6): e0129236.
  55. Niriella, M. A., Hapangama, A., Luke, H. P., Pathmeswaran, A., Kuruppuarachchi, K. A. L. A., de Silva, H. J., Prevalence of hepatitis B and hepatitis C infections and their relationship to injectable drug use in a cohort of Sri Lankan prison inmates.Ceylon Medical Journal 2015; 60(1): 18-20.
  56. Padeniya, A.G.P.M., Dias, T.D., Invasive prenatal testing at a Tertiary Fetal Medicine referral center in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2015; 37(1): 10-12.
  57. Palihawadana, T. S., Morris, E. P., Caring for women in their post reproductive life: current recommendations on hormone replacement therapy. Ceylon Medical Journal 2015; 60(2): 37-40.
  58. Palihawadana, T. S., Wijesinghe, P. S., Seneviratne, H. R., A Comparison of endometrial thickness following augmentation of ovulation with clomifene citrate or letrozole in women with ovulatory infertility. Ceylon Medical Journal 2015; 60(2): 48-52.
  59. Palihawadana, T. S., Wijesinghe, P. S., Seneviratne, H. R., Factors associated with nonresponse to ovulation induction using letrozole among women with World Health Organization group II anovulation. Journal of Human Reproductive Sciences 2015; 8(2): 75-9.
  60. Paranitharan, P., Perera, W.N.S., Rajapaksha, W.R.A.S., Perera, W.P.P., A Prospective study on clinical forensic cases examined at North Colombo Teaching hospital ; new challenges for the 21st century. Sri Lanka Journal of Forensic Medicine, Science and Law 2015; 6(2): 18-24.
  61. Perera, H. K. K., Peiris, J. S. M., The influenza viruses. Ceylon Medical Journal 2015; 60(1): 1-4.
  62. Perera, M., Guruge, N. D., Gunawardena, N., Knowledge on Health Promotion Approach among Public Health Midwives in a District in Sri Lanka. Journal of Postgraduate Institute of Medicine 2015; E11: 1-10.
  63. Perera, P. J., Samarasinghe, D. A., Pathirana, D., Randeni, S., Samdamal, L. Y. S., An atypical case of Kawasaki disease presenting with cholestatic jaundice. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health 2015; 44(1): 58-60.
  64. Perera, P. S., Silva, I., Hapugoda, M., Wickramarathne, M. N., Wijesiriwardena, I., Efremov, D. G., Fisher, C. A., Weatherall, D. J., Premawardhena, A., Rare hemoglobin variants: Hb G-Szuhu (HBB: c.243CG), Hb G-Coushatta (HBB: c.68AC) and Hb Mizuho (HBB:c.206TC) in Sri Lankan families. Hemoglobin 2015; 39(1): 62-5.
  65. Perumal, A. N., Gunawardene, Y. I. N. S., Dassanayake, R. S., Setaria digitata in advancing our knowledge of human lymphatic filariasis. Journal of Helminthology 2015; 1-10.
  66. Phan, T. G., Mori, D., Deng, X., Rajindrajith, S., Ranawaka, U., Fan Ng, T. F., Bucardo-Rivera, F., Orlandi, P., Ahmed, K., Delwart, E., Small circular single stranded DNA viral genomes in unexplained cases of human encephalitis, diarrhea, and in untreated sewage. Virology 2015; 482: 98-104.
  67. Pradeep, I. H. D. S., Chandrasinghe, P. C., Kannangara, K.R., Epitakaduwa, E. K. G. D. C., Fernando, R. F., Columnar cell variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma - a rare and clinically aggressive variant. Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery 2015; 33(2): 44-45.
  68. Pradeep, I. H. D. S., Chandrasinghe, P. C., Siriwardana, S. A. S. R., Kumarage, S. K.  , Botulinum toxin injection to the puborectalis in the management of pelvic floor dyssynergia. Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery 2015; 33(1): 27-29.
  69. Pradeep, I. H. D. S., Prasad, I. H. D. S., Wickramarathna, D., Liyanage, C. A. H., An incidental finding of absent gall bladder in laparoscopic exploration - a rare occurrence in extra hepatic biliary anatomy. Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery 2015; 33(2): 38-40.
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