Publications in peer reviewed journals (2007)

  1. Banagala ASK, Ariyarathne MHJ.Trap guns injuries in rural Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery 2007;25(2):18-24.
  2. Beeching N, Dassanayake A. Tropical liver disease. Medicine 2007; 35(1): 49-53.
  3. Chan HL, de Silva HJ, Leung NW, Lim SG, Farrell GC. How should we manage patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in 2007? Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2007; 22(6):801-808.
  4. Chandrasena LG, Peiris H, Welihinda J. Fifty years after Watson & Crick. Vidyodya Journal of Science 2007; 13.
  5. Chandrasena TGAN, Hapuarachchi HC, Dayanath MYD, Pathmeswaran A, de Silva NR. Intestinal parasites and the growth status of internally displaced children in Sri Lanka. Tropical  Doctor 2007; 37(3): 163-165.
  6. Chandrasena TGAN, Premaratna R, Muthugala MARV, Pathmeswaran A , de Silva NR. Modified Dermatology Life Quality Index as a measure of quality of life in patients with filarial lymphoedema. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2007; 101(3): 245-249.
  7. Dassanayake RS, Gunawardene YINS, Tobe SS. Evolutionary selective trends of insect/mosquito antimicrobial defensin peptides containing cysteine-stabilized α/β motifs. Peptides 2007; 28(1): 62-75.
  8. de Silva BA, Herath HMRP, Wijesinghe PS. Acid aspiration Syndrome. Sri Lanka Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2007; 29: 14-18.
  9. de Silva D. Emerging issues in genetic testing in Sri Lanka. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics. 2007; 4(3): 133-4.
  10. de Silva DC, Wijesiriwardene B. The adrenal glands and their functions. Ceylon Medical Journal 2007; 52(3): 95-100.
  11. de Silva DGH. Children needing protection: experience from South Asia. Archives of Diseases in Childhood 2007; 92(10): 931-934.
  12. de Silva DGH, Rajindrajith S, Pathmeswaran A, Karunasekera W. An intervention study to monitor weight gain in infants using a home based complementary food recipe and a hand blender. Ceylon Medical Journal 2007; 52(3): 79-83.
  13. e Silva HA. Alzheimer disease in Sri Lanka. Japanese. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 2007; 18: 321-325.
  14. de Silva, N. Challenges in medical education to enhance quality in medical care. Sri Lankan Family Physician. 2007; 28:3-9
  15. de Silva, N. Patients’ expectations and satisfaction with consultations. Sri Lankan Family Physician. 2007; 28:50-57
  16. Dharmasiri MG, Ratnsooriya  WD, Thabrew  MI. Gastroportective effects Anisomeles India Kuntze. Pharmacognosy Magazine 2007; 3(12): 246-250.
  17. Ferdinandis TGHC, Amarasiri L, de Silva HJ. Use of ambulatory oesophageal pH monitoring to diagnose gastrooesophageal reflux disease.Ceylon Medical Journal 2007; 52(4): 130-132.
  18. Fernando AD. Strategies in the management of child maltreatment: should reporting be mandatory or voluntary? Ceylon Medical Journal 2007; 52(1): 1-3.
  19. Hapangama A, Kuruppuarachchi KALA. Volatile substance misuse is often missed. Ceylon Medical Journal 2007; 52(2): 68.
  20. Hapugoda, MD, Batra, G, Abeyewickreme, W, Swaminathan, S, Khanna, N. Single antigen detects both immunoglobulin M (IgM) and IgG antibodies elicited by all four dengue virus serotypes. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology 2007; 14(11): 1505-1514.
  21. Jayawardana PL. Administrative posts in public health institution. Journal of College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka 2007; 12: 1-2
  22. J ayawardana PL, Sarukkali C, Wickremasinghe AR.Stemming TB: The Sri Lankan experience. Health Alert (Asia Pacific Edition) 2007; 9: 7
  23. Karunanayake A, Pathmeswaran A, Wijayaratne LS. Radiological changes of spine in patients with chronic low back ache. Medicine Today 2007; 5(1): 6-9.
  24. Kuruppuarachchi KALA, Wijeratne LT. Prion disease in Sri Lanka. British Journal of Psychiatry 2007; 190: 362.
  25. Kuruppuarachchi KALA, Wijeratne LT. Health shop treatments for depressions. Psychiatric Bulletin 2007; 31(4) : 153-154 (correspondence)
  26. Madatuwa TMJC, Mahawithanage STC, Chandrika UG, Jansz ER, Wickremasinghe AR. Evaluation of the effectiveness of the national vitamin A supplementation programme among school children in Sri Lanka. British Journal of Nutrition 2007; 97(1): 153-159.
  27. Mahawithanage STC, Kannangara  KKNP, Wickremasinghe R, Chandrika UG, Jansz ER, Karunaweera ND, Wickremasinghe AR. Impact of vitamin A supplementation on health status and absenteeism of school children in Sri Lanka. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2007; 16(1): 94-102.
  28. Nanayakkara PR, Samarasekera DN, Gamage HN, Abayadeera AU, de Silva,HJ. Oesophago-gastrectomy in a patient with haemophilia A. Haemophilia 2007; 13(5): 670-671.
  29. O'Donnell A, Premawardhena A, Arambepola M, Allen SJ, Peto TE, Fisher CA, Rees DC, Olivieri NF, Weatherall DJ. Age-related changes in adaptation to severe anemia in childhood in developing countries. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2007; 104(22): 9440-9444.
  30. Perera ING, Pinidiyapathirage MJ, Wickremasinghe AR. Rabies vaccination of domesticated dogs in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. Ceylon Medical Journal 2007; 52(2): 69-70.
  31. Perera MTPR, Wijesuriya SRE, Kumarage SK, Ariyaratne MHJ, Deen KI. Inflammatory pseudotumour of the liver caused by a migrated fish bone. Ceylon Medical Journal 2007; 52(4): 141-142.
  32. Perera P. Scars of torture: a Sri Lankan study. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine 2007; 14(3): 138-145.
  33. Perera P. Physical methods of torture and their sequelae: a Sri Lankan perspective. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicne 2007; (3): 146-150.
  34. Pinidiyapathirage MJ, Wickremasinghe AR. Antenatal care provided and its quality in field clinics in Gampaha District, Sri Lanka. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health. 2007; 19(3): 38-44.
  35. Premaratna R, Bailey MS, Rathnasena BGN, de Silva HJ. Dengue fever mimicking acute appendicitis. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2007; 101(7): 683-685.
  36. Ranawaka, UK. Living with epilepsy: advice to patients and carers. Sri Lanka Prescriber 2007; 15(3): 1-3.
  37. Ranawaka, UK, Goonaratna, C. Sri Lanka clinical trials registry. Ceylon Medical Journal 2007; 52(4): 117-119.
  38. Roberts DJ, Brunskill SJ, Doree C, Williams S, Howard J, Hyde CJ. Oral deferiprone for iron chelation in people with thalassaemia. Cochrane Database Systemic Review 2007 Jul. 18; (3): CD004839.
  39. Salgado LSS, Abeysuriya V, Kumarage SK.Anatomical variations of the vasculature in suprarenal glands in Sri Lankans.Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery 2007; 25(2): 25-27.
  40. Salgado LSS, Abeysuriya V, Kumarage SK, Rupasinghe DK. Position and morphology of the appendix vermiformis in Sri Lankans. Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery 2007; 25(1): 5-6.
  41. Schousboe ML, Rajakaruna RS, Salanti A, Hapuarachchi HC, Galappaththy GN, Bygbjerg IC, Amerasinghe PH, Konradsen F, Alifrangis M. Island-wide diversity in single nucleotide polymorphisms of the Plasmodium vivax dihydrofolate reductase and dihydropteroate synthetase genes in Sri Lanka. Malaria Journal 2007; 9(6): 28.
  42. Senanayake KJ, Salgado S, Rathnayake MJ, Fernando R, Somarathne K. A rare variant of the superficial ulnar artery, and its clinical implications: a case report. Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007; 1:128.
  43. Uluwaduge DI, Perera ANS, Jansz ER, Thabrew  MI. A pilot study on palmyrah pinattu (dried fruit pulp) as an anti-diabetic food component. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 2007; 1(3): 250-254.
  44. Waduge TRW. Clinical audit on documentation of medical records at a teaching hospital in London, United Kingdom. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health 2007; 36(1): 14-15.
  45. Wanigasuriya KP, Peiris-John RJ, Wickremasinghe R, Hittarage A. Chronic renal failure in North Central Province of Sri Lanka: an environmentally induced disease. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2007; 101(10) : 1013-1017.
  46. Weerasooriya MV, Yahathugoda TC, Wickremasinghe D, Gunawardena NK, Dharmadasa RA, Vidanapathirana KK, Weerasekara SH, Samarawickrema WA. Social mobilization, drug coverage and compliance and adverse reactions in a Mass Drug  Administration (MDA) Programme for the elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis in Sri Lanka.Filaria Journal 2007;6:11.
  47. Wijesinghe RS, Ekanayake S, Perera MS, Wickremasinghe AR. Knowledge and perceptions of filariasis in Colombo, Sri Lanka, among patients with chronic filarial lymphoedema. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 2007; 101(3): 215-23. Erratum in: Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 2007 Sep;101(6):498.
  48. Wijesinghe RS, Wickremasinghe AR, Ekanayake S, Perera MS. Efficacy of a limb-care regime in preventing acute adenolymphangitis in patients with lymphoedema caused by bancroftian filariasis, in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 2007; 101(6): 487-97.
  49. Wijesinghe RS, Wickremasinghe AR, Ekanayake S, Perera  MS. Physical disability and psychosocial impact due to chronic filarial lymphoedema in Sri Lanka. Filaria Journal 2007; 6: 4.
  50. Wijesiriwardene B, de Silva DC. Adrenal hypersecretion.Ceylon Medical Journal 2007; 52(3): 104-109.
  51. Wijesiriwardene B, de Silva DC. Adrenal insufficiency.Ceylon Medical Journal 2007; 52(3): 100-103.
  52. Wijesuriya SRE, Wijesuriya MTW, Perera MTPR, d e Zylva STU, Deen KI. Locally advanced breast cancer as a possible portal of entry in a patient with tetanus. Ceylon Medical Journal 2007; 52(3): 114.