Publications in peer reviewed journals (2004)

  1. Bhutta  ZA, Gupta I, de Silva DGH, Manandhar D, Awasthi S, Hossain SM, Salam MA.  Maternal and child health: is South Asia ready for change?.  British Medical Journal.  2004;  328(7443):  816-819
  2. Chandrasena TGAN, Premaratne R, de Alwis AC, de Silva LDR, Morel RP, de Silva NR.  Intestinal parasitoses and the nutritional status of Veddah children in Sri Lanka. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health.  2004;  35(2):  255-59
  3. Chandrasena TGAN, Premaratne R,  de Silva NR.  Lymphoedema management knowledge and practices among patients attending filariasis morbidity control clinics in Gampaha district, Sri Lanka. Filaria Journal. 2004;  3(1):  6
  4. De Silva D.  Genetic testing for single gene disorders. Ceylon Medical Journal.  2004;  49(1):  18-20
  5. De Silva HA, Hewavisenthi  J,  Pathmeswaran  A, Dassanayake AS, Navaratne NMM, Peiris  R, de Silva HJ.  Comparison of one week and two weeks of triple therapy for the eradication of Helicobacter pylori in a Sri Lankan population: a randomised, controlled study. Ceylon Medical Journal. 2004;  49(4): 118-22
  6. De Silva HJ.  A middle aged man. Lancet.  2004;  364(9428):  111
  7. De Silva HJ.  Making a physician.  Journal of Ceylon College of Physicians.  2004;  37[1&2]:  2-5
  8. De Silva LDR, Pathmeswaran A, de Silva NR.  Nutritional status and productivity of Sri Lankan tea pluckers. Ceylon Medical Journal.  2004;  49(3):  102-03
  9. De Silva NR, Abhayaratne  J, Fernando D.  Soil transmitted helminth infections and Sri Lankan children. Bulletin of Sri Lankan College of Microbiologists.  2004;  2(1):  51-58
  10. De Silva NR, Pathmeswaran A, De Silva HJ.  Selection of students for admission to a medical school in  Sri Lanka.Ceylon Medical Journal. 2004;49(3):81-85
  11. Fernando AD.  Do schools promote violence in Sri lanka?. Ceylon Medical Journal.  2004;  49(2):  70
  12. Fernando SD, Karunaweera ND, Fernando WP, Attanayake N, Wickremasinghe AR. A  Cost analysis of the use of the rapid, whole-blood, immunochromatographic P.f/P.v assay for the diagnosis of Plasmodium vivax malaria in a rural area of Sri Lanka. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology.  2004 ;  98(1):  5-13.
  13. Gunasekera PC, Wijesinghe PS. New contraceptive options. Sri Lanka Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  2004; 26: 15-22
  14. Gunatilake  SB, Settinayake Sunil.  Leprosy. Practical Neurology. 2004; 4: 194-203
  15. Haniffa R. Management of health care waste in Sri Lanka. Ceylon Medical Journal.  2004; 49(3): 93-5
  16. Hapuarachchi HAC, Dayanath MYD, Abeysundara S, Bandara KBAT, Abeyewickreme W, de Silva NR.  Chloroquine resistant falciparum malaria among security forces personnel in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. Ceylon Medical Journal. 2004; 49(2): 47-51
  17. Hewavisenthi SJDeS, Suranimala HDC, Alwis WHE, Senevirathne KADC.  Histological evaluation and H. pylori status of dyspeptic patients without gastrooesophageal reflux. Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery. 2004; 22(2): 12-17
  18. Ihalagama IRIIP, Hewavisenthi SJDeS, Wijesinghe PS. Pregnancy following treated malignant struma ovarii.Ceylon Medical Journal. 2004; 49(3): 90-91
  19. Jayawardana PL. Non-specific occupational health conditions among brass workers at Gadaladeniya, Sri Lanka. Ceylon Medical Journal. 2004; 49(4):122-27
  20. Khera G, Kumarage S, Strekozov B.  Adult intussusception in a cystic fibrosis patient--mimicking acute appendicitis. ANZ J Surg. 2004; 74(9): 807-8.
  21. Kuruppuarachchi KALA, Wijeratne LT.  ADHD in developing countries. British Journal of Psychiatry.  2004;  185(11):  439
  22. Kuruppuarachchi KALA, Wijeratne LT.  Depression intervention in resource-poor regions. British Journal of Psychiatry.  2004;  185:  438-439
  23. Kuruppuarachchi KALA, Wijeratne LT.  Post-traumatic stress in former Ugandan child soldiers. Lancet. 2004;  363(9421):  1648
  24. Kuruppuarachchi KALA, Wijeratne LT.  The Continuing story of dhat syndrome. British Journal of Psychiatry.  2004;  185:  260
  25. Kuruppuarachchi KALA.  Detection and management of alcohol misuse by general practioners. Ceylon Medical Journal.  2004;  49(2):  71
  26. Kuruppuarachchi KALA. Surely you take complementary an alternative medicines?.  Psychiatric Bulletin.  2004;  28:  228
  27. Liyanage  CAH, Rajarathnam K, Zanoon  RS.  Locating an insulinoma by surgical expolaration. Ceylon Medical Journal.  2004;  49(3):  88-89
  28. Nestel P, Nalubola R, Sivakaneshan R, Wickremasinghe AR, Atukorala S.  The Use of Iron-fortified Wheat Flour to Reduce Anemia Among the Estate Population in Sri Lanka. International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research.  2004;  74(1):  35-51
  29. Premawardhena AP, De Silva S, Arambepola M, Olivieri N, Merson L, Muraco J, Allen A, Fisher CA, Peto T, Vichinsky E, Weatherall DJ.  Thalassemia in Sri Lanka: a progress report. Human Molecular Genetics. 2004;  13(Spec. 2):  R203-206
  30. Rajendra S, Deen KI.  Ileal lipoma causing ileo - caecal intussusception in an adult. Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery.  2004;  22(1]:  5-7
  31. Ranawaka UK.  What is Stroke?. Sri Lanka Prescriber.  2004;12(3 &4)
  32. Rodrigo SNK Palihawadana TS.  Peritonoal tuberculosis mimicking malignancy. Sri Lanka Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  2004;  26:  42-44
  33. Salgado SS, Angunawela P, de Tissera A, Sirisena J. Villous syncytial knots in hypertensive placenta. Sri Lanka Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  2004;  26: 33-37
  34. Samarage H, Padumadasa S. Screening for diabetes mellitus in pregnancy. Ceylon Medical Journal. 2004 ; 49(1):  37
  35. Thabrew MI, Jansz ER.  Nutritive inportance of palmyrah products. Research Development and Environmental Biology.2004; 1: 1-18
  36. Thabrew MI, Munasinghe  C, Chakrewarthi  S, Senarath S.  The Effect of Cassia auriculata and Cardiospermum halicacabum teas on the steady state blood level and toxicity of carbamazepine.  Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 2004; 90(1): 145-150
  37. Thabrew MI, Munasinghe TMJ, Senarath S, Yapa RMSC.  Effects of Cassia auriculata and Cardospermum halicacabum teas on the steady state blood levels of theophylline in rats. Drug Metabolism and Drug Interactions.  2004; 20(4): 263-72
  38. Wakista  SS, Ranchagoda  G.  Intensive physiotherapeutic management of congenital muscular torticollis. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health.  2004; 33(2):43-45
  39. Wakista SS, Seneviratne RW.  Effectiveness of ultraphonoporesis in the managemment of chronic soft tissue injuries. Galle Medical Journal.  2004; 9(1): 34-35
  40. Wijesinghe PS.  Teenage pregnancy: beyond obstetrics care. Sri Lanka Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2004; 26:1-2
  41. Williams  SS, Peris  MUPK.  Trichotillomania.Ceylon Medical Journal. 2004; 49 (1): 25
  42. Zaidi AKM, Awasthi S, de Silva HJ.  Burden of infectious diseases in South Asia. British Medical Journal. 2004; 328(7443): 811-815