Publications

 

Prof. Saroj Jayasinghe -Research publications  

 

1.        

Chanmugam D, Jayasinghe KSA, Arnold JD, Amarasekara LR. Bridging hepatic necrosis in Hepatitis B Virus infections in the liver. Jaffna Medical Journal 1981;XVI:44-49

 

2.        

Jayasinghe KSA, Balasubramaniam G, Chanmugam D, De Silva PHDP.

A case of Monckeberg’s sclerosis and atherosclerosis. Jaffna Medical Journal 1982; XVII (2), 87-91

 

3.        

Wijesiriwardena BC, De Silva J, Jayasinghe KSA, Sheriff MHR, Dharmadasa K. Pernicious anaemia- a case report. Ceylon Medical Journal. 1983;28:53-56

 

4.        

KS Jayasinghe, A Nimalasuriya, K Dharmadasa. A case of insulinoma with peripheral neuropathy. Postgraduate Medical Journal.  1983;59 (689), 189-190

 

5.        

Jayasinghe KSA Misbah SA, Soosainathan S, Canagasundaram A, De Silva D, Sheriff MHR, Dharmadasa K. Contaminated opium as a source of chronic arsenic poisoning in Sri Lanka, Ceylon Medical Journal, l983, 28,22-27.

 

6.        

Jayasinghe KSA, Mendis BLJ, Mohideen R, Ekanayake R, Sheriff MHR, Dharmadasa K. Medullary sponge kidney presenting as hypokalaemic paralysis. The Postgraduate Medical Journal l984, 60,64-65

 

7.        

Jayasinghe KSA, Wijesiriwardena BC, Sivaraman V, Sheriff MHR, Dharmadasa K. Alkaptonuria. . Ceylon Medical Journal. 1984;29:159-161

 

8.        

Jayasinghe KSA, Wijesiriwardena BC, Sheriff MHR, Dharmadasa K, Bronchial Asthma, Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians l986, 16, 54-67.

 

9.        

Jayasinghe KSA. Acetaminophen hepatotoxicity in alcoholics, Annals of Internal Medicine, l986, 105,625-626 

 

10.     

Jayasinghe KSA, Roberts CJC, Read AE. Is biliary excretion of paracetamol important in man?  British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, l986, 22,363-36

11.     

J Welihinda EH Karunanayake, MHH Sheriff, KSA Jayasinghe
Effect of Momordica charantia on the glucose tolerance in maturity onset diabetes., Journal of Ethnopharmacology 1986;17 (3), 277-282

12.     

Forsyth DR, Jayasinghe KSA, Roberts CJC. Do Nizatidine and Cimetidine interact with Ibuprofen? European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, l988, 35,85-88

13.     

De Silva HJ, Goonetilleke AKE, Senaratne N, Ramesh N, Jayawickrama US, Jayasinghe KSA, Amarasekara LR. Skeletal muscle necrosis in severe falciparum malaria, British Medical Journal l988, 292,1039

14.     

Jayasinghe S Clinical Diagnosis - Is there a more rational approach? (Editorial), Ceylon Medical Journal, l989, 34,149-152

 

15.     

Jayasinghe S. Why do we teach the way we teach? Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians. 1991;24:60-61

 

16.     

 Ismail M M, Premaratne U N, Abeywickrema W, Jayasinghe K S A, de Silva W A S, Atukorale Sunetra, de Abrew Kusum, Senanayake Sunetra, Dissanaike A S. Treatment of bancroftian filariasis with ivermectin in Sri Lanka : Evaluation of efficacy and adverse reactions.  Tropical Biomedicine 1991; 8: 71-5

 

17.     

Jayasinghe S. Recent developments in Medical Education. Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians. 1992;25:16-19

 

18.     

Jayasinghe KSA. Preventing an epidemic of Hepatitis B in Health Care Workers of Sri Lanka: urgent need for a comprehensive strategy. Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians. 1993;26:55-56

 

19.     

KH Tennekoon, S Jeevathayaparan, P Angunawala, EH Karunanayake, KSA Jayasinghe. Effect of Momordica charantia on key hepatic enzymes. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 1994; 44,93-9

 

20.     

Prolonged clearance of microfilaraemia in patients with bancroftian filariasis after multiple high doses of ivermectin or diethylcarbamazine. MM Ismail, GJ Weil, KSA Jayasinghe, UN Premaratne, W Abeyewickreme, HN . Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 1994; 90(6):684-8

 

21.     

Handunnetti SMJayasinghe SPathirana PPFernando RSheriff MHMendis KN. Sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine and chloroquine resistant Plasmodium falciparum infection in Sri Lanka. Ceylon Medical Journal. 1994;39(1):45-46.

 

22.     

Jayasinghe KSA, Ariaratnam A. Tumour necrosis factor (TNF) in Russell’s viper envenomation. Ceylon Medical Journal. 1994;39(2):112-113

 

23.     

Jayasinghe S. The MD or MRCP? Improving the quality of postgraduate training programme in Medicine, Ceylon Medical Journal, 1994, 39

 

24.     

Jayasinghe S. Prevention of AIDS in Sri Lanka: are we doing the best for our people? Ceylon Medical Journal 1995;4086-87

 

25.     

Jayasinghe S. Advice on alcohol consumption has narrow perspective, British Medical Journal 1995, 311, 950. 

 

26.     

Saroj Jayasinghe.  Concepts and models in curriculum development. Experience of the Faculty of Medicine, Colombo. Galle Medical Journal.  1996;1 (1): 1-3

 

27.     

Jayasinghe S. Linking alcohol and health: irrelevant and dangerous. Ceylon Medical Journal. 1996;41:22

 

28.     

Saroj Jayasinghe.  Concepts and models in curriculum development. Experience of the Faculty of Medicine, Colombo. Galle Medical Journal.  1996;1 (1): 1-3

 

29.     

Atukorala TMS, de Silva LDR and Jayasinghe KSA Lipid profiles, anthropometry and dietary habits of adolescent school boys in Sri Lanka. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 1997; 6: 207-213. 

 

30.     

Jayasinghe Saroj, Diagnostic logic and validity for the ‘short case’, Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of London, 1997,31,114.

 

31.     

Jayasinghe S, de Silva D. Evidence Based Medicine, Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of London, 1998;32; 388-389: (letter)

 

32.     

Jayasinghe KSA, de Silva D, Mendis N, Lie RK. Ethics of resource allocation in Developing Countries: the case of Sri Lanka, Social Sciences and Medicine 1998; 47: 1619-1625  

 

33.     

Efficacy of single dose combinations of albendazole, ivermectin and diethylcarbamazine for the treatment of bancroftian filariasis. MM Ismail, RL Jayakody, GJ Weil, N Nirmalan, KSA Jayasinghe, W Abeyewickrema. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 1998; 92, 94-97

 

34.     

Saroj Jayasinghe and Geethika Yapa   Research in the field of medical sciences. Journal of the National Science Council. 1998;26(4):275-291

 

35.     

Jayasinghe S Tobacco industry’s excuses for Mass Murder: A comment and more excuses, Ceylon Medical Journal,  1998 Sep;43(3):165-6

 

36.     

Jayasinghe S “Sleeping Sickness Strikes Sri Lanka” Ceylon Medical Journal 1999;44:179

 

37.     

Jayasinghe S. Developing countries need general physicians. Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of London. 1999;33:191

 

38.     

Jayasinghe S. Red wine, spirits, beer and serum homocysteine. Lancet. 2000; 356:512.  

 

39.     

Jayasinghe S. Alcohol consumption and risk of coronary heart disease. Journal of the American Medical Association, 2000;283:745-6.  

 

40.     

S Jayasinghe “General" knowledge of medical students. Ceylon Medical Journal.  2000;45:42

and Sleeping sickness and response. Ceylon Medical Journal.  2000;45:41

 

41.     

AAPT Chang, S. Jayasinghe. S Rajapakse, MHR Sheriff. A patient presenting with features of progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy in HIV/AIDS. . Ceylon Medical Journal. 2001;46:153-154

 

42.     

Delpachithra CJayasinghe S. Overcrowding and "floor" patients in state hospitals: institutions can make a difference. Ceylon Medical Journal.2001;46(2):58-60.

 

43.     

Ariaratnam CA, Chang APT, Jayasinghe KSA, Sheriff MHR. Bilateral cortical necrosis following hump nosed viper bite.  Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians. 2001;34:35

 

44.     

S Atukorala S, Balagalle S, Jayasinghe S, Thenuwara N. Prevalence of high serum lipoprotein (a) in a selected sample of Sri Lankan adults. The Ceylon Medical Journal 2002 Dec; 47(4): 144-5. (letter)

 

45.     

Jayasinghe S, Mendis N, Lie R. Use of disability adjusted life years in health planning: a plea for caution. The Ceylon Medical Journal, 2002;47:61-3

 

46.     

Mendis S, Jayasinghe S. Labels, packages and leaflets in drugs and devices: the language matters a lot Ceylon Medical Journal 2002;47:100 (research letter).

 

47.     

Jayasinghe S. Other approaches to mental and physical illness. British Journal of Psychiatry. 2002 Feb;180:189

 

48.     

Jayasinghe S. Mind and body split. Medical professionals in Asia have subscribed to Western thought. British Medical Journal. 2003 Mar 15;326 :601

 

49.     

Jayasinghe S, Jayasinghe S, de Silva P. State can make drugs available cheaply to poor people. British Medical Journal. 2003 Mar 8;326(7388):553 (letter). 

 

50.     

Jayasinghe S, de Silva D. Minimum pesticide list for the developing world. Lancet. 2003 Jan 18;361:259

 

51.     

Damani de Silva, Saroj Jayasinghe. Do schools promote violence in Sri Lanka?  Ceylon Medical Journal. 2004;49:21-23

 

52.     

Saroj Jayasinghe, Pubudu de Silva, S Mathankumar, KLADT Ranasinghe, MDA Rodrigo and AADCJ Weerathunga, Cracked skin of feet: a neglected entity in the tropics. Ceylon Medical Journal. 2004;49:101-102 

 

53.     

Jayasinghe S, de Silva P, de Silva D Unacceptable teacher behaviour or medical student abuse?

Ceylon Med J. 2004 Jun;49(2):69.

 

54.     

de Silva DSujeevan SJayasinghe S. Factitious disorders, malingering or maladaptive coping strategies? Ceylon Med J. 2004 Mar;49(1):35-6.

 

55.     

JayasingheSaroj Health in South Asia: Sri Lanka needs to build on its strengths and gains. BMJ, Jun 2004; 328: 149

 

56.     

A.M.B. Priyadarshani, E.R. Jansz, H. Peiris, S. Jayasinghe Detoxification of cassava leaves. Journal of the National Science Foundation of  Sri Lanka 2004; 32(1&2): 61-68. 

 

57.     

Saroj Jayasinghe. Poverty, inequality and health: issues relevant to South Asia. Ceylon Medical Journal 2005; 50:80-84

 

58.     

N Weerasuriya, Jayasinghe S. A preliminary study of the hospital-admitted older patients in a Sri Lankan tertiary hospital.  Ceylon Medical Journal 2005; 50:18-19

 

59.     

Saroj Jayasinghe Where next for China?: User fees increase China's health challenges. British Medical Journal 2006; 333: 499 – 500

 

 

60.     

Jayasinghe SA, Atukorala I, Gunethilleke B, Siriwardena V, Herath SC, De Abrew K.Is walking barefoot a risk factor for diabetic foot disease in developing countries? Rural and Remote Health. 2007 Apr-Jun;7(2):692 Electronic publication 2007 Jun 15.

 

61.     

Tanja AJ Houweling,  Saroj Jayasinghe, Tarani Chandola. The social determinants of childhood mortality in Sri Lanka: time-trends & comparisons across South Asia. Indian Journal of Medical Research. 2007; 126: 61-6

 

62.     

Saroj Jayasinghe Faith-based NGOs and healthcare in poor countries: a preliminary exploration of ethical issues. Journal of Medical Ethics. 2007: 33:623-626

 

63.     

Jayasinghe S. EBM Commentary: Two adults with hypertriglyceridemia. Malaysian Family Physician. 2008; 3: 34-36

 

64.     

AP de Silva, Amarasinghe A, Jayasinghe S, Ratnayake RMSK. The characteristics of well men clinic users in a primary health care setting. Journal of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka 2008;13(1):19-24.

 

65.     

AP de Silva, Jayasinghe S, Ratnayake RMSK.  Reducing the delay in eligible couple registration through networking with marriage registrars. College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka 2008;13(2):29-33

 

66.     

Senevirathna DRanaweera DAbeysekera, DKanakarathana NDe Silva DAbeysundara, SSamaraweera PJayasinghe SFernandopulle N. Genotypes of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in liver disease patients in Sri Lanka.Southeast Asian J Trop Medicine and Public Health.  2008;;39(6):1054-6.

 

67.     

de Silva APAmarasinghe AJayasinghe SRatnayake RM. Well men clinic service in the primary health care setting. Ceylon Med J. 2008 Jun;53(2):70-1.

 

68.     

Saroj Jayasinghe  Contracts to devolve health services in fragile states and developing countries: Do ethics matter? Journal of Medical Ethics 2009; 35: 552-557

 

69.     

Saroj Jayasinghe. Narrowing health inequalities in Sri Lanka: issues and challenges (editorial).  Ceylon Medical Journal. 2010; 55:73-76

 

70.     

Saroj Jayasinghe, Marting Connor, Shona Donaldson, Hannah Austin,Adele Foster. Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis due to Listeria monocytogenes: importance of enrichment culture. Journal of Clinical Pathology. 2010. doi:10.1136 /jcp.2009.074641

 

71.     

Saroj Jayasinghe. Conceptualizing population health: from mechanistic thinking to complexity science Emerging Themes in Epidemiology 2011, 8:2 http://www.ete-online.com/content/8/1/2 

 

72.     

Saroj Jayasinghe. Illness and social protection: an agenda for action in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Social Sciences 2010/2011; 33/34:25-29.

 

73.     

Jayasinghe S, Jayasinghe SY The prevention of global chronic disease and academia: another key area? American Journal of Public Health. 2011;101:2005-6.

 

74.     

Friel S, Chiang TL, Youngtae Cho, Yan Guo, Hashimoto H, Jayasinghe S, Loring B, Matheson D, Huong Thanh Nguyen, Mala Rao. Review article: freedom to lead a life we have reason to value? A spotlight on health inequity in the Asia pacific region. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health. 2011;23:246-63

 

75.     

Rodrigo C, Epa DS, Sriram G, Jayasinghe S. Acute coronary ischemia during alcohol withdrawal: a case report. Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2011 Aug 12;5:369

 

76.     

Hypokalemic paralysis associated with cystic disease of the kidney: case report. Champika SSSK Gamakaranage, Chaturaka Rodrigo, Saroj Jayasinghe and Senaka Rajapakse. BMC Nephrology, 2011,12: 16 doi:10.1186/1471-2369-12-16

 

77.     

Dammika Senevirathna, Senani Amuduwage, Shirani Weerasingam, Saroj Jayasinghe, Neil Fernandopulle.  Hepatitis C virus in healthy blood donors in Sri Lanka. Asian Journal of Transfusion Science 2011; 5:23-251

 

78.     

Saroj Jayasinghe. Erosion of trust in humanitarian agencies: what strategies might help?Global Health Action 2011, 4: 8973 - DOI: 10.3402/gha.v4i0.8973

 

79.     

Rathnapala A, Matthias T, Jayasinghe S. Severe lactic acidosis and acute renal failure following ingestion of metformin and kerosene oil: a case report. Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2012 Jan 17;6(1):18

 

80.     

Jayasinghe S. Catastrophic neglect of basic sciences in medicine.Lancet. 2012;16;379:2239-40.

 

81.     

Atukorala KR, Sumanasekara DR, Wickramasinghe KH, Ratnayake GM, Jayasena GM, Weeratunga PN, Wickramasinghe SI, Jayasinghe S. Medical student research output in a developing country: where has all the research gone? Medical Teacher. 2012;34(11):998

 

82.     

Gamakaranage C, Rodrigo C, Samarawickrama S, Wijayaratne D, Jayawardane M, Karunanayake P, Jayasinghe S. Dengue hemorrhagic fever and severe thrombocytopenia in a patient on mandatory anticoagulation; balancing two life threatening conditions; a case report. BMC Infectious Disease. 2012 Oct 26;12(1):272.

 

83.     

Pubudu De Silva A, Padmal De Silva SH, Liyanage IK, Rajapakse LC, Jayasinghe KS, Katulanda P, Wijeratne CN, Wijeratne S Social, cultural and economical determinants of diabetes mellitus in Kalutara district, Sri Lanka: a cross sectional descriptive study. Int Journal for Equity in  Health. 2012 Dec 13;11:76. doi: 10.1186/1475-9276-11-76.

 

84.     

Perera KY, Ranasinghe P, Adikari AM, Balagobi B, Constantine GR, Jayasinghe S.  Medium of language in discharge summaries: would the use of native language improve patients' knowledge of their illness and medications?Journal of Health Communication.  2012;17(2):141-8.

 

85.     

Perera T, Ranasinghe P, Perera U, Perera S, Adikari M, Jayasinghe S, Constantine GR. Knowledge of prescribed medication information among patients with limited English proficiency in Sri Lanka. BMC Research Notes2012;29;5:658. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-5-658.

 

86.     

S Friel, B Loring, N Aungkasuvapala, F Baum, P, A Blaiklock, Tung-liang Chiang,

Youngtae Cho, P Dakulala, Y Guo, H Hashimoto, K Horton, Saroj Jayasinghe, Don Matheson, H Thanh Nguyen, C Otto, Mala Rao, P Reid, Charles SurjadiPolicy Approaches to Address the Social and Environmental Determinants of Health Inequity in Asia-Pacific

Asia Pac J Public Health November 2012;. 24  (6) 896-914

 

87.     

Jayasinghe, S. Complexity Science to Conceptualize Health and Disease: Is It Relevant to Clinical Medicine? Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 2012;87(4):314-319.

 

88.     

C Rodrigo, D Wijayaratne, M Jayawardane, S Jayasinghe, I Atukorala,  C Amarasena, D Rajamantri. Hutchinson’s teeth like deformity and aortic dissection in a 31 years old woman without congenital syphilis Journal of Symptoms and Signs 2012;1 (4), 160

 

89.     

Shivanthan MC, Perera H, Jayasinghe S, Karunanayake P, Chang T, Ruwanpathirana S, Jayasinghe N, De Silva Y, Jayaweerabandara D. Hydrogen sulphide inhalational toxicity at a petroleum refinery in Sri Lanka: a case series of seven survivors following an industrial accident and a brief review of medical literature. Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology. 2013, 8:9  doi:10.1186/1745-6673-8-9

 

90.     

Ranawaka N, Jeevagan V, Karunanayake P, Jayasinghe S. Pancreatitis and myocarditis followed by pulmonary hemorrhage, a rare presentation of leptospirosis- A case report and literature survey. BMC Infectious Disease. 2013 Jan 24;13:38. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-38

 

91.     

Jayaweera JLWithana MR1Dalpatadu, C K,  Beligaswatta CDRajapakse TJayasinghe SChang T. Cyclophosphamide-induced posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES): a case report. J Medical Case Reports. 2014 Dec 18;8:442. doi: 10.1186/1752-1947-8-442

 

92.     

Gooneratne L, Wimalachandra M, Wijerathna J, Karunathunga N, Jayasinghe S Slow platelet recovery pattern during the 2011 dengue outbreak: a preliminary report. Ceylon Med J. 2014 Jun;59(2):61-3. doi: 10.4038/cmj.v59i2.7066

 

93.     

Haniffa R, De Silva AP, Iddagoda S, Batawalage H, De Silva ST, Mahipala PG, Dondorp A, de Keizer N, Jayasinghe S. A cross-sectional survey of critical care services in Sri Lanka: A lower middle-income country. Journal of Critical Care. 2014 Oct;29(5):764-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2014.04.021

 

94.     

Shivanthan MC, Arunakiri K, Wickramasinghe SI, Sumanasekera RD, Jayasinghe S, Rajapakse S. Low uptake of Pap smear testing among medical clinic attendees in a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka. International Health. 2014 Jun;6(2):138-43.

 

95.     

Weeratunga P, Jayasinghe S, Perera Y, Jayasena G, Jayasinghe S. Per capita sugar consumption and prevalence of diabetes mellitus--global and regional associations. BMC Public Health. 2014;20:14:186.

 

96.     

S Jayasinghe, Chronic kidney disease in rural areas of Sri Lanka: an evolving catastrophe needing an urgent response. Ceylon Medical Journal 2014;59:94-96

 

97.     

Jayasinghe S. The post-millennium development goals agenda: include 'end to all wars' as a public health goal! Global Health Promotion. 2014 Sep;21(3):29-32

 

98.     

Saroj Jayasinghe Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology: Should Be Renamed Chronic Agrochemical Nephropathy? MEDICC Review, 2014;16: 72-74.

 

99.     

Jayasinghe S. 'Prognostic -Omic Clusters' (POCs): a novel approach to health and disease. Medical Hypotheses. 2014 Jun;82(6):703-5

 

100. 

Jayasinghe S. The post-2015 development agenda: Adherence to human rights alone is inadequate. Health and Human Rights Journal. 14 May 2014.  

 

101. 

Senevirathna, D. B., Wahalathanthri, Y., Thiyagarajah, P., Shani, A., Jayasinghe, S., & Fernandopulle, N. D. Molecular epidemiology of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) in liver disease patients in Sri Lanka. Asian Journal of Medical Sciences 2014;6(3):1-5.

 

102. 

De Silva A, De Silva S, Haniffa R, Liyanage I, Jayasinghe K, Katulanda P, Wijeratne C, Wijeratne S, Rajapakse L A cross sectional survey on social, cultural and economic determinants of obesity in a low middle income setting. Int J Equity Health. 2015 Jan 17;14(1):6

 

103. 

Witharana EW, Wijesinghe SK, Pradeepa KS, Karunaratne WA, Jayasinghe S.Bee and wasp stings in Deniyaya; a series of 322 cases.

Ceylon Med J. 2015 Mar;60(1):5-9.

 

104. 

Jayasinghe S. Social determinants of health inequalities: towards a theoretical perspective using systems science. Int J Equity Health. 2015 Aug 25;14:71.

 

  

Prof. C.Ariaranee Gnanathasan - Published papers 

 

  1. N.Senanayake,A Ariaratnam, L Karaliedda (1988) Acute Organosphosphorous Insecticide Poisoning during Pregnancy. Human Toxicology, 7, 363-364. 
  1. A Ariaratnam, Leading Article on Snakebite and its management SLMA News Letter October/November 1993, 1-2. 
  1. N.Amarasekara, A Jayawardena, A Ariyaratnam, U C L Hewage & Anslem De Silva. (1994) Bite of a sea snake (Hydrophis spiralis): a case report from Sri Lanka. J Trop Med Hyg; 97: 195-198. 
  1. K S A Jayasinghe and A Ariaratnam (1994) Letter to the Editors: Tumour necrosis factor (TNF) in Russell’s viper envenomation. Ceylon Medical Journal; 39, 2, 112-113.  
  1. Ariaratnam A Angina. Patient information Booklet Ceylon College of Physicians, S 2.3,1995. 
  1. Ariaratnam A Migraine. Patient information Booklet Ceylon College of Physicians, S 2.4,1995. 
  1. Ariaratnam A (1995) Management of Snake bite. Critical Care Booklet by College of Physicians Sri Lanka, 1995.  
  1. Ariaratnam C A, Meyer W P, Perera G. Eddleston M, Kuleratne S A M, Attapattu W, Sheriff R, Richards A M, Theakston R D G  & Warrell D A (1999). A new manospecific ovine Fab fragment antivenom for treatment of envenoming by the Sri Lankan Russell’s viper (Daboia ruselii russelii): a preliminary dose – finding and pharmacokinetic study. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 61, 259-265. 
  1. Eddleston M, Ariaratnam C A, Meyer PW, Sheriff MHR etal. (1999) Epidemic of Self – poisoning with seeds of the yellow oleander tree (Thevitia peruviana) in northern Sri Lanka. Trop Med Int Health:4: 266-73. 
  1. M  Eddleston, C A Ariaratnam, L. Sjostrom, S Jayalath, K Rajakanthan, S Rajapakse, D Colbert, WP Myer, G. Perera, S Atapattu, SAM Kularatne, MHR Sheriff, DA Warrell. (2000) Acute yellow oleander (Thevetia peruviana) poisoning: cardiac arrhythmias, electrolyte disturbances, and serum cardiac glycoside concentrations on presentation to hospital. Heart, 83: 301-6. 
  1. Rezvi Sheriff, C A Ariaratnam, HD Shiromani Nissanka, KRN Sandanayake, JSPJ Fernando & R Fernando (2000), Early studies using the IPCS Intox data sheets in poison information at the National Hospital, Sri Lanka.  Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians, 33, 130-134. 
  1. Senaka Rajapakse, K Rajakanthan, H Ariyasena, S Mangaleshwaran, W Atapattu, Ariaranee Ariaratnam, Rezvi Sheriff ( 2000) Guidelines for the management of yellow oleander poisoning (with special reference to the use of Kanerutab),  Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians, 33,145-148. 
  1. C Ariaranee Ariaratnam, Lena Sjostrom, Zeenia Raziek, S Abeysinghe M Kularatne, RWK Kodikara Arachchi, MH Rezvi Sheriff, R David G Theakston and David A Warrell (2001). An open randomized comparative trial of two antivenoms for the treatment of envenoming by Sri Lankan Russell’s viper (Daboia russelii russelii). Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 95, 74-80. 
  1. C A Ariaratnam, APT Chang, KSA Jayasinghe, Rezvi Sheriff (2001) Bilateral cortical necrosis following hump nosed viper bite. Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians, 34, 35. 
  1. Eddleston M , Senarathna L, Mohamed F, Buckley N, Juszezak E, Sheriff M, Ariaratnam A, Rajapakse S Warrell D, Rajakanthan K (2003) Deaths due to absence of an affordable antitoxin for plant poisoning. The Lancet, Sep 27, 362, (9389): 1041-44. 
  1. C A Ariaratnam (2003) Sri Lankan Persepective of Snakes & Snake bites. Sri Lankan Doctor Volume 1; August. 
  1. Manouri P Senanayake, C Ariaranee Ariaratnam et. Al., (2005) Two Sri Lankan Cases of identified sea snake bites without envenoming. Toxicon, 45, 861-63.
  2. Dr C A Ariaratnam (2004) M Phil Thesis “ A National, Hospital Based Survey of snakes (Venomous and Non Venomous ) responsible for human bites in Sri Lanka – A Clinico – Epidemiological Study:” 
  1. Michael Eddleston, Ariaranee Ariaratnam et.al. (2007) The hazards of gastric lavage for intentional self-poisoning in a resource poor location. Clinical Toxicology, 45 (2) 136-143. 
  1. Gnanathasan, C.A., 2008. Snakebites in Sri Lanka. In: Padilla, A., ed. Proceedings of a WHO Bi-Regional Workshop in Production, Control and Regulation of Antivenoms. 26-30 May 2008. Jakarta, Indonesia: World Health Organization.
  2. C A Ariaratnam, V. Thuraisingam , S.A.M. Kularatne , M.H.R. Sheriff , R.D.G. Theakston,  A. de Silva , D.A. Warrell ( 2008) Frequent and potentially fatal envenoming by hump-nosed pit vipers (Hypnale hypnale and H. nepa) in Sri Lanka: lack of effective antivenom. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, (2008) 102,1120 -1126. 
  1. Christeine A. Ariaratnam*, M. H. Rezvi Sheriff, R. David G. Theakston, AND David A. Warrell (2008). Distinctive Epidemiologic and Clinical Features of Common Krait (Bungarus caeruleus) Bites in Sri Lanka. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 79(3), 2008, pp. 458-462. 

23.  C A Ariaratnam, M H R Sheriff, Carukshi Arambepola,  R D G Theakston, D A Warrell (2009) Syndromic approach for treatment of snake bite in Sri Lanka: based on results of a prospective national hospital-based survey of patients envenomed by identified snakes. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 81 (4). 2009. pp.725-731

24.  C A Gnanathasan, F I Achike, J Abdullah (2010) Perceptions of Examinees (Students) and Examiners (Faculty) of OSCE at the International Medical University (IMU), Malaysia. MEDICAL EDUCATION, 44 (Suppl. 4): 1–13 

  1. Tan CH, Leong PK, Fung SY, Sim SM, Ponnudurai G, Ariaratnam C, Khomvilai S, SitprijaV, Tan NH (2011). Cross neutralization of Hypnale hypnale (hump-nosed pit viper) venom by polyvalent and monovalent Malayan pit viper antivenoms in vitro and in a rodent model. Acta Trop., 117(2), 119-24. Doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2010.11.001  
  2. Isbister GK, Shahmy S, Makarim MFM,Fahim M, Abeysinghe C, Karunatilake H,  Ariaratnam CA (2011) A Randomised Controlled Trial of Two Infusion Rates to Decrease Reactions to Antivenom. Clinical Toxicology vol. 49 no. 3.
  3. Rodrigo C, Ariarathnam A (2011) Hypothyroidism causing paralytic ileus and acutekidney injury - case report, Thyroid Research, Vol 4: 7. 
  1.  Tan CH , Sim SM , Gnanathasan CA , Fung SY , Ponnudurai G , Pailoor J , Tan NH  (2011)  Enzymatic and toxinological activities of Hypnale hypnale (hump-nosed pit viper) venom and its fractionation by ion exchange high performance liquid chromatography . J.  Venom Anim. Toxins incl. Trop.l Dis., 17(4), 473-485. Doi: 10.1590/S1678-91992011000400015
  2. Ariaratnam, Ariaranee; Rodrigo, Chaturaka; Peranantharajah, T; Coonghe, Anita (2012) Saw-scaled viper bites in Sri Lanka, is it a different subspecies? Clinical evidence from an authenticated case series. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 2012; 86(2),pp. 254-257. 
  1. Tan, C.H., Tan, N.H.,Sim, S.M., Fung, S.Y. and Gnanathasan, C.A. Immunological properties of Hypnale hypnale (hump-nosed pit viper) venom: Antibody production with diagnostic and therapeutic potentials. Acta Tropica, (2012). 122, 267-275. (ISI-Cited Publication) 
  1. Isbister GK, Shahmy S, Makarim MFM, Fahim M, Abeysinghe C, Karunatilake H, Ariaratnam CA (2012) A randomised controlled trial of two infusion rates to decrease reactions to antivenom. Plos one June 2012 | Volume 7 | Issue 6 | e38739.
  2. Christeine Ariaranee Gnanathasan, Juriah Abdullah, Francis Ifejika Achike (2012) Promoting students’ acceptability: a survey of examinee (students) and examiners (faculty) perception of OSCE in a Malaysian medical school. J Med Education 2012; 16: 9- 21.
  3. Champika SSK Gamakaranage, Chaturaka Rodrigo , Sajitha Weerasinghe, Ariaranee Gnanathasan, Visvalingam Puvanaraj, Harshani Fernando (2011) Complications and management of acute copper sulphate poisoning; A case Discussion. Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2011, 6:34 doi: 10.1186/1745-6673-6-34.
  1. Choo Hock Tan, Nget Hong Tan, Si Mui Sim , Shin Yee Fung , Pailoor Jayalakshmi, Christeine Ariaranee Gnanathasan  (2012) Nephrotoxicity of hump-nosed pit viper (Hypnale hypnale) venom in mice is preventable by the paraspecific Hemato polyvalent antivenom (HPA). Toxicon, 60(7), (2012) 1259–1262. Doi:10.1016/j.toxicon.2012.08.012 
  1. Uditha Dassanayake and Christeine Ariaranee Gnanathasan. Acute renal failure following oxalic acid poisoning: a case report Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012, 7:17. http://www.occup-med.com/content/7/1/17. 
  1. Vijayabala Jeevagan,  Ariaranee Gnanathasan, Thashi Chang.  Acute ischemic stroke following Hump-nosed viper envenoming; first authenticated case Thrombosis Journal 2012, 10:21 doi:10.1186/1477-9560-10- 21. 
  1. Tan, C.H., Tan, N.H.,Sim, S.M., Fung, S.Y. and Gnanathasan, C.A. (2012). Immunological properties of Hypnale hypnale (hump-nosed pit viper) venom: Antibody production with diagnostic and therapeutic potentials. Acta Tropica, 122, 267-275. (ISI-Cited Publication) 
  1. Chathuranga Lakmal Fonseka, Vijayabala Jeevagan and Christeine Ariaranee Gnanathasan Case report Life threatening intracerebral haemorrhage following saw- scaled viper (Echis carinatus) envenoming-Authenticated case report from Sri Lanka. BMC Emergency Medicine 2013, 13:5 doi:10.1186/1471-227X-13-5
  1. Vijayabala Jeevagan, Prasad Katulanda, Christeine Ariaranee Gnanathasan ,David A. Warrell Acute pituitary insufficiency and hypokalaemia following envenoming by Russell’s viper (Daboia russelii) in Sri Lanka: Exploring the pathophysiological mechanisms. Toxicon 63 (2013) 78–82 
  1. K. Maduwage, F. E. Scorgie , A. Silva , S. Shahmy, F. Mohamed, C. Abeysinghe, H. Karunathilake,L. F. Lincz , C. A. Gnanathasan, and G. K. Isbister. Hump-nosed pit viper (Hypnale hypnale) envenoming causes mild coagulopathy with incomplete clotting factor consumption. Clinical Toxicology (2013), 51, 527–531 
  1. G.K. Isbister, K. Maduwage, S. Shahmay, F. Mohamed, C. Abeysinghe,H. Karunathilake, C.A. Ariaratnam and N.A. Buckley. Diagnostic 20-min whole blood clotting test in Russell’s viper envenoming delays antivenom administration. QJM. 2013 Oct; 106 (10):925-32. Doi: 10.1093/qjmed/hct102. Epub 2013 May 14. 
  1. Immune Response to Snake Envenoming and Treatment with Antivenom; Complement Activation, Cytokine Production and Mast Cell Degranulation Shelley F. Stone, Geoffrey K. Isbister, Seyed Shahmy, Fahim Mohamed, Chandana Abeysinghe, Harendra Karunathilake, Ariaranee Ariaratnam, Tamara E. Jacoby-Alner, Claire L. Cotterell,Simon G. A. Brown. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7(7): e2326. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0002326. 
  1. Tan, C. H., Sim, S. M., Gnanathasan, C. A., Fung, S. Y., Tan, N.H. Pharmacokinetics of the Sri Lankan hump-nosed pit viper (Hypnalehypnale) venom following intravenous and intramuscular injections of the venom into rabbits.Toxicon (2014). 79:37-44. (ISI-Cited Publication) 
  1. Milinda Withana, Chaturaka Rodrigo, Ariaranee Gnanathasan and Lallindra Gooneratne. Presumptive thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura following a hump-nosed viper (Hypnale hypnale) bite: a case report. Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2014,20:26 doi:10.1186/1678-9199-20-26. 
  1. Ariaranee Gnanathasan and Chaturaka Rodrigo. Pulmonary Effects and Complications of Snakebites (2014) DOI: 10.1378/chest.13-2674. 
  1. Pirasath S, Ariaranee G, Sundaresan KT. Suicidal poisoning in Batticaloa: An analysis of admissions and outcome. The Batticaloa Medical Journal, 2014; 6: 32-35. 
  1. Kalana Maduwage, Christeine A Gnanathasan et. al., (2014) Detection of venom after Antivenom is not associated with persistent coagulopathy in a prospective Cohort of Russell’s viper (Dabois russelii) envenoming. PLOS Neg Trop Dis 8(12): e3304.doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003304. 
  1. Tan, C. H., Tan, N. H., Sim, S. M., Fung, S. Y., Gnanathasan, C. A. Proteomic investigation of Sri Lankan hump-nosed pit viper (Hypnalehypnale) venom. Toxicon (2015), 93C, 164-170 (ISI-Cited Publication) 
  1. Pirasath S, Gnanathasan A, Thadchanamoorthy S (2015) Epidemic Poisoning with Snakes in Eastern Sri Lanka; Epidemiological and Clinical Features in Batticaloa District. Epidemiology (sunnyvale) 5: 183.doi:10.4172/2161-1165.1000183. 
  1. Nget Hong Tan, Shin Yee Fung , Kae Yi Tan , Michelle Khai Khun Yap, Christeine Ariaranee Gnanathasan , Choo Hock Tan. Functional venomics of the Sri Lankan Russell's viper (Daboia russelii) and its toxinological correlations. Journal of Proteomics 128 (2015) 403–423. 
  1. Isbister GK, Maduwage K, Scorgie FE, Shahmy S, Mohamed F, Abeysinghe C, et al. (2015) Venom Concentrations and Clotting Factor Levels in a Prospective Cohort of Russell’s Viper Bites with Coagulopathy. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 9(8): e0003968.doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003968 
 

Prof. Senaka Rajapakse publications

Publications/Journals               

  1. Eddleston M, Rajapakse S, Rajakanthan, Jayalath S, Sjöström L, Santharaj W, Thenabadu PN, Sheriff MH, Warrell DA. Anti-digoxin Fab fragments in cardiotoxicity induced by ingestion of yellow oleander: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2000;18;355(9208):967-72.
  2. Eddleston M, Ariaratnam CA, Sjöström L, Jayalath S, Rajakanthan K, Rajapakse S, Colbert D, Meyer WP, Perera G, Attapattu S, Kularatne SA, Sheriff MR, Warrell  DA. Acute yellow oleander (Thevetiaperuviana) poisoning: cardiac arrhythmias, electrolyte disturbances, and serum cardiac glycoside concentrations on presentation to hospital. Heart. 2000;83(3):301-6.
  3. Sheriff R, Gunatillake W, Rajapakse S.  Organ Failure – from Misery to excellence.  Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians 2000;33:14-22
  4. Chang AA, Jayasinghe S, Rajapakse S, Sheriff MH. A patient presenting with features of progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy in HIV/AIDS. Ceylon Medical Journal. 2001;46(4):153-4.
  5. Rajapakse S, Sheriff R et al.  Guidelines for the management of Yellow Oleander poisoning. Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians 2001; 34: 20-22
  6. Eddleston M, Senarathna L, Mohamed F, Buckley N, Juszczak E, Sheriff MH, Ariaratnam A, Rajapakse S, Warrell D, Rajakanthan K. Deaths due to absence of an  affordable antitoxin for plant poisoning. Lancet. 2000;362:1041-4.
  7. Rajapakse S, Lee KH. Corticosteroid in Severe Sepsis. Inspiration 2002;8:2-4
  8. Rajapakse S, Lim TK. Literature Review for Inspiration 2002;8:15-19
  9. Rajapakse S, Lee KH. Current evidence-based management of severe sepsis. Medical Progress 2003;30:47-56
  10. Ediriweera HW, Fernando SM, Jayasundera CI, Rajapakse S. Prevalence and control of risk factors in patients after acute coronary events. Ceylon Medical Journal. 2004;49:68-9,  Erratum in: Ceylon Med J. 2004 Sep;49(3)
  11. Rajapakse A, Rajapakse S, Playfer J. Age bias in clinical trials of Parkinson's disease treatment. Journal of the American Geriatric Society. 2008;56:2353-4.
  12. Rajapakse S, Rajapakse A. Age bias in clinical trials in sepsis: How relevant  are guidelines to older people?. Journal of Critical Care. 2009;24:609-13
  13. Rajapakse S. Corticosteroids in the treatment of dengue illness. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygeine. 2009;103:122-6.
  14. Rajapakse S. Intravenous immunoglobulins in the treatment of dengue illness. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygeine. 2009:103;867-870
  15. Rajapakse S. Management of yellow oleander poisoning. Clinical Toxicology (Phila). 2009;47:206-12.
  16. Rajapakse S, Fernando SD, Gurusinghe S, Rubasinghe N. e-Learning in medical education: Guide supplement 32.6 - Practical application. Medical Teacher 2009; 31: 452–453
  17. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Kirthinanda D, Wijeratne S, Rajapakse A. The role of renal replacement therapy in sepsis induced acute renal failure. Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation 2009; 31: 452–453 
  18. Rajapakse S, Wijewickrema ES. Non-dialytic management of sepsis induced acute kidney injury. Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation.  2009;20:975-83
  19. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse A. Atypical Manifestations of Chikungunya infection. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygeine. 2010;104:89-96
  20. Rajapakse S,Wijewickrema ES, Rodrigo C. ICU management of sepsis induced acute kidney injury. Sri Lanka Journal of Critical Care 2009;1:3-8
  21. Gunawardane S, Koggalage R, Rodrigo R, Rajapakse S. A computer-based patient alert and decision support system.  Sri Lanka Journal of Critical Care 2009;1:12-15
  22. Haniffa R, Ariyaratne H, Fernando S, Rajapakse S. Initial Management Of Patients With Community-Acquired Pneumonia In A Tertiary Hospital In Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Critical Care 2009;1:32-34
  23. Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. Current status of HIV/AIDS in South Asia. Journal of Global Infectious Diseases. 2009;1:93-101
  24. Rajapakse S, Gnanajothi R, Lokunarangoda N, Lanerolle R. A kidney transplant patient on cyclosporine therapy presenting with dural venous  sinus thrombosis: a case report. Cases Journal 2009;2:9139.
  25. Rajapakse S,Ranasinghe C, Rodrigo C. Corticosteroid therapy in dengue infection: opinions of non-specialist doctors in a tertiary care general medical setting in Sri Lanka. Journal of Global Infectious Diseases. 2010;2:199-200
  26. Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. Women and HIV; A look in to the non biological issues complicating the picture. Journal of Global Infectious diseases. 2010;2:15-27.
  27. Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S.HIV,women, and poverty. International Health 2010;2:9-16
  28. Rodrigo C. Rajapakse S. Cannabis and schizophrenia spectrum disorders: a review of clinical studies. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine 2010; 31:62-70
  29. Rodrigo C, Welgama S, Gurusinghe J, Wijeratne T, Jayananda G, Rajapakse S. Symptoms of anxiety and depression in adolescent students; a perspective from Sri Lanka. Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Mental Health. 2010; 4:10
  30. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Selvachandran J. Management of acute coronary syndrome in a tertiary care general medical unit in Sri Lanka: how closely do we follow the guidelines? Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics. 2010;35:421-7
  31. Rodrigo C, Perera YS, Adhikari AMMC, Rajapakse S, Rajapakse A. Characteristics of older patients admitted to a tertiary care general medical unit in Sri Lanka. Indian Journal of Gerontology 2010;24:139-149
  32. Rajapakse S,Haniffa R, Rodrigo C. Predictors of mortality in severe leptospirosis: a concept paper on developing a clinically relevant classification. Journal of Emergencies, Trauma and Shock 2010; 3:213-219
  33. Rodrigo C, Welgama S, Gunawardana A, Maithripala C, Jayananda G, Rajapakse S. A retrospective analysis of cannabis use in a cohort of mentally ill patients in Sri Lanka and its implications on policy development. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2010:8;5-16.
  34. Ranasinghe CC, Rodrigo PC, Premaratne S, Adhikari M, Rajapakse S. An Audit on the Care of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in a Tertiary Care Medical Clinic in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries. 2010;30:174
  35. Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S, Jayananda G. The 'antisocial' person; an insight into biology, classification and current evidence on treatment. Ann Gen Psychiatry. 2010:6;9-31.
  36. Rodrigo C, Sheriff R, Rajapakse S,Lanerolle RD, Sheriff MHR. A two-year retrospective analysis of renal transplant patients in Sri Lanka.  Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation 2011;22(1):174-8.
  37. Rajapakse S. Dengue Shock. Journal of Emergencies, Trauma and Shock 2011;4:120-127
  38. Rodrigo C, Rajapakse A, Adhikari M, Perera YS, Rajapakse S. Cognitive impairment and symptoms of depression among geriatric patients in a tertiary care unit in Sri Lanka. Indian Journal of Psychiatry 2010;52:284-285
  39. De Silva, S, Weerasinghe D, Maithripala C, Rajapakse A, Rajapakse S. Preliminary Audit on Early Identification and management of chronic kidney disease in adults in an acute general medical unit in Sri Lanka. Saudi Journal of Kidney Disease and Transplantation 2011;22:1285-8
  40. Rajapakse S, Abeynaike L, Wickremarathne T. Venlafaxine-associated serotonin syndrome causing severe rhabdomyolysis and acute renal failure in a patient with idiopathic Parkinson's disease. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology 2010;30:620-2.
  41. Fernando SD, Herath S, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S.Improving diagnosis of Trichomonasvaginalis in resource limited health care. Journal of Global Infectious Diseases 2011;3:324-28
  42. Ibrahim S, Maithripala C, Horadagoda C, Rajapakse S. Characteristics and management patterns of patients admitted with fever and thrombocytopaenia to an acute general medical unit in Sri Lanka – a retrospective analysis. Journal of Global Infectious Diseases 2011;3: 203-205
  43. Rajapakse A, Rajapakse S, Sharma JC. Is investigating for carotid artery disease warranted in non-cortical lacunar infarction? Stroke 2011;42(1):217-20
  44. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Fernando SD. Drug treatment of scrub typhus. Tropical Doctor 2011; 41(1):1-4.
  45. Fernando SD, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. Current evidence on the use of antifilarial agents in the management of Bancroftian filariasis. Journal of Tropical Medicine2011;2011:175941
  46. Fernando SD, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. The 'hidden' burden of malaria: cognitive impairment following infection. Malaria Journal 2010, 9:366
  47. Rodrigo C, Gamakaranage CSSK, Epa DS, Gnanathasan A, Rajapakse S. Hypothyroidism with two rare life threatening complications; acute kidney injury and paralytic ileus. Thyroid Research 2011;4(1):7
  48. Fernando SD, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. Chemoprophylaxis in malaria: drugs, evidence of efficacy and costs. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine 2011;4:330-336
  49. Ranasinghe P, Perera YS, Lamabadusuriya DA, Kulatunga S, Jayawardana N, Rajapakse S, Katulanda P. Work-related complaints of arm, neck and shoulder among computer office workers in an Asian country: prevalence and validation of a risk-factor questionnaire. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 2011;12:68.
  50. Gamakaranage CS, Rodrigo C, Jayasinghe S, Rajapakse S. Hypokalemic paralysis associated with cystic disease of the kidney: case report. BMC Nephrology. 2011;12(1):16.
  51. Ranasinghe P, Perera YS, Lamabadusuriya DA, Kulatunga S, Jayawardana N, Rajapakse  S,Katulanda P. Work related complaints of neck, shoulder and arm among computer office workers: a cross-s ectional evaluation of prevalence and risk factors in a developing country. Environmental Health 2011, 10:70
  52. Navinan R, WIjayaratne DR, Rajapakse S. Final year medical students' perspectives regarding the curriculum in public health. Indian Journal of Community Medicine 2011;36:268-74
  53. Gunaratna RI, Handunnetti S, Bulathsinghalage MRC, Somaratne P, Jayanaga A, De Silva HJ, Rajapakse S. Serum nitrite levels in Sri Lankan patients with Leptospirosis.  Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine 2012;5:75-78.
  54. Fernando SD, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. Primaquine in vivax malaria: an update and review on management issues. Malaria Journal 2011;10:351.
  55. Fernando JI, Rajapakse S, for the Critical Care Study Group, Sri Lanka. Current status of intensive care services in Sri Lanka: an observational study. International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science 2012;2:11-6.
  56. Rodrigo C, Samarakoon L, Rajapakse S,Lanerolle R, Sheriff MHR. Kidney disease in the elderly: A Sri Lankan perspective. Saudi J Kidney Diseases & Transplantation 2012. 24(6):1285-90
  57. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Fernando SD. Scrub typhus: pathophysiology, clinical manifestations and prognosis. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine 2012; 5:261-4.
  58. Rajapakse S, Maithripala C, Weerasinghe D, Ibrahim S, Rajapakse A. Disease patterns and care of elderly patients in Sri Lanka. Indian Journal of Gerontology 2012;3: 351–366
  59. Rodrigo C, Navinan MR, Ranasinghe N, Wijayaratne DR, Fernando SD, Rajapakse S. Problematic internet behaviours among university students in Sri Lanka. Asian Journal of Psychiatry 2012;5(3):275-6
  60. Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S, Rajapakse A. Delirium; pathophysiology, symptomatology, diagnosis and management. Journal of Symptoms and Signs 2012;1:45-52
  61. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse A. Treatment of Dengue Fever. Infection and Drug Resistance 2012;5:103-112
  62. Rajapakse S, Navinan MR. Cardiac involvement in leptospirosis. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygeine2012;106:515-520
  63. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse A. Isolated hypomagnesaemia in a patient treated with capecitabine. Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice 2013;19(3):254-6
  64. Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. Parallel Researching with Online Collaboration (PROC); a new, low cost model for multicenter multinational research. Biodiscovery 2012; 2: 3
  65. Rodrigo C, Samarakoon L, Fernando D, Rajapakse S. A meta-analysis of Magnesium for tetanus. Anaesthesia 2012 Dec;67(12):1370-4
  66. Kirkby K, Galappaththy GNL, Kurinczuk JJ, Rajapakse S, Fernando SD. Knowledge, attitudes and practices relevant for malaria elimination amongst resettled populations in a post-conflict district of northern Sri Lanka. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygeine 2013 Feb;107(2):110-8
  67. Rodrigo C, Welgama S, Wijeratne T, Weligepola R, Rajapakse S,Jayananda G. A prospective cohort study on the role of the non-specialist staff on preventing relapses and improving clinic attendance of patients with schizophrenia. Indian Journal of Psychiatry.2012. In Press
  68. Navinan MR, Rodrigo C, Fernando T, Samarakoon L, Rajapakse S. Early warning scores: Do they predict mortality in practice?  Journal of Acute Medicine 2013; 3:31-2
  69. Rodrigo C, Fernando T, Samarakoon L, Dandeniya C, Wattegama M, Wanniarachchi N, Jayananda G, Rajapakse, S. Acute coronary events during alcohol withdrawal. Addiction 2013 Jan;108(1):222-3
  70. Rodrigo C, Weerasinghe S, Jeevagan V, Rajapakse S, Constantine C. Addressing the relationship between cardiac hypertrophy and ischaemic stroke: An observational study. International Archives of  Medicine. 2012 Dec 15;5(1):32.
  71. Rodrigo C, Fernando T, Rajapakse S, De Silva V, Hanwella R. Caregiver strain and symptoms of depression among principal caregivers of patients with schizophrenia and bipolar affective disorder in Sri Lanka. International Journal of  Mental Health Systems. 2013 Jan 9;7(1):2
  72. Samarakoon L, Fernando T, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. Learning styles and approaches to learning among medical undergraduates and postgraduates.BMC Medical Education. 2013 Mar 25;13(1):42.
  73. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Fernando SD. Tafenoquine for Plasmodium vivax malaria infection: Meta-analysis Protocol. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD010458. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010458. Finalized and awaiting publication.
  74. Fernando T, Samarakoon L, Rodrigo C, Navinan R, Constantine GR, Rajapakse S. Electrocardiographic and echocardiographic manifestations of cardiac involvement in leptospirosis. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygeine 2013;107(7):457-9
  75. Rajapakse S. Allied health in-reach in the emergency department: does it reduce length of stay? International Journal of Clinical Practice 2013; 67: 807–10.
  76. Rajapakse S,Shivanthan MC, Rodrigo C, Samaranayake N, Fernando SD. Antibiotics for human toxoplasmosis – a systematic review of randomized trials. Pathogens and Global Health 2013;107(4):162-9
  77. Kalugalage T, Rodrigo C, Vithanage T, Somaratne P, de Silva HJ, Handunnetti S, Rajapakse S. Low serum total nitrite and nitrate levels in severe leptospirosis. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013, 13:206 
  78. Rodrigo C, Fernando D, Rajapakse S. Pharmacological management of tetanus; an evidence based review. Critical Care. 2014, 18:217
  79. Shivanthan MC, Rajapakse S. Magnesium for acute exacerbation of COPD: a systematic review of randomised trials. Annals of Thoracic Medicine.  2014;9:2
  80. Navinan MR, Wijayaratne DR, Rajapakse S. Student perceptions of the behavioural sciences curriculum in a medical college in Sri Lanka. Education in Medicine. 2014;6:e35
  81. Ranasinghe HM, Ranasinghe N, Rodrigo C, SeneviratneSRDeA, Rajapakse S. Awareness of breast cancer among adolescent girls in Colombo, Sri Lanka: a school based study. BMC Public Health. In press.
  82. Shivanthan MC, Rajapakse S. Azithromycin for treatment of scrub typhus.  Journal of Symptoms and Signs. 2014;3:35-38
  83. Rodrigo C, de Silva NL, Gunaratne R, Rajapakse S, de Silva VA, Hanwella R. Lower estimated glomerular filtration rates in patients on long term lithium: a comparative study and a meta-analysis of literature. BMC Psychiatry 2014, 14:4
  84. Chang T, De Alwis JS, Samarasekara N, Rajapakse S. Cerebral infarction three weeks after intravenous immunoglobulin for Miller Fisher syndrome: a case report. Journal of Medical Case Reports.  2014;8(1):100
  85. Shivanthan MC, Rajapakse S. Dengue and Calcium. International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science.2014;4:314-316
  86. Shivanthan  MC, Arunakiri K, Wickramasinghe SI, Sumanasekera RDN, Jayasinghe S, Rajapakse S. Low uptake of Pap smear testing among medical clinic attendees in a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka: a cross-sectional survey. International Health. 2014;6(2):138-43
  87. Withana M, Rodrigo C, Chang T, Karunanayake P, Rajapakse S. Dengue fever presenting with acute cerebellitis: a case report. BMC Research Notes. 2014;7(1):125
  88. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Maduranga S, Rajapakse AC. Corticosteroids in the treatment of dengue shock syndrome. Infection and Drug Resistance. 2014; 7:137-43
  89. Fernando SD, De Silva NL, Rodrigo C, Semage S, Rajapakse S, Samaranayake N, Senanayake S, Premaratna RG. Educating the security forces, a high risk group in malaria elimination efforts; an example from Sri Lanka. International Health. 2014; 6(3):196-202.
  90. De Silva NL, Damayanthi H, Rajapakse AC, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S.  Leukotriene receptor antagonists for chronicurticaria: a systematic review. Asthma, Allergy and Clinical Immunology2014;10(1):24
  91. Wijewickrama ES, Ratnayake GM, Wickremaratne C, Sheriff MHR, Rajapakse S. Incidences and clinical outcomes of acute kidney injury in ICU: a prospective observational study in Sri Lanka BMC Research Notes. 2014;7(1):305.
  92. Shivanthan MC, Yudishdran J, Navinan R, Rajapakse S.Hump-nosed viper bite: an important but under-recognized cause of systemic envenoming. Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins.2014;20:24.
  93. De Silva NL, Niloofa MJR, Fernando N, Karunanayake L,  Rodrigo C, de Silva HJ, Premawansa S, Handunnetti SM, Rajapakse S. Changes in full blood count parameters in leptospirosis: a prospective study. International Archives of Medicine. 2014;7:31
  94. Fernando SD, De Silva NL, Ackers I, Abeysinghe R, Wijeyaratne P, Rajapakse S. Patient satisfaction and uptake of private-sector run malaria diagnosis clinics in a post-conflict district in Sri Lanka. BMC Public Health. 2014;14(1):641
  95. Rajapakse S. Thromboprophylaxis: striking a balance between undertreatment and overtreatment. International Journal of Clinical Practice. 2015; 69(1):4-5
  96. Constantine GR,  Rajapakse S,  Ranasinghe P, Parththipan B, Wijewickrama A,                Jayawardana P. Hypocalcemia is associated with disease severity in patients with dengue. Journal of Infection in Developing Countries 2014;8(9):1205-9
  97. Rodrigo C,De Silva NL, Goonaratne R, Samarasekara K, Wijesinghe I, Parthipan B,  Rajapakse S, et al. High dose corticosteroids in severe leptospirosis: a systematic review.  Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygeine 2014;108(12):743-50
  98. Withana MR, Rodrigo C, Shivanthan MC, Warnakulasooriya S, Wimalachandra M, Gooneratne L, Rajapakse S. Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome with acanthocytosis splenic and retroperitoneal lymphangioma: a case report. Journal of Medical Case Reports 2014; 8:390.
  99. Gunawardena MDV, Rajapakse S, Herath J, Amarasena N. Myocardial infarction following cannabis induced coronary vasospasm. BMJ Case Reports. 2014:published online 12 November 2014,

   100. Ratnamalala NK, Rajapakse S. Acute kidney injury – improving outcomes with early risk assessment and                   intervention. Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians, 2014, 44, 22-27

   101. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Handunnetti SM, Fernando S. Current immunological and molecular tools for                       leptospirosis: diagnostics, vaccine design, and biomarkers for predicting severity. Annals of Clinical                         Microbiology and Antimicrobials. 2015;14(1):2.

   102. de Silva NL, Samarasekara K, Rodrigo C, Samarakoon L, Fernando SD, Rajapakse S. Why do doctors emigrate           from Sri Lanka? A survey of medical undergraduates and new graduates. BMC Research Notes. 2014 7:918

   103. Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S, Gooneratne L. Rituximab in the treatment of autoimmune haemolyticanaemia.                   British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 2014 Aug 19. doi: 10.1111/bcp.12498.

   104. Rajapakse S. Diagnosing and predicting outcome in leptospirosis: the need for clinically relevant basic                     sciences research. Ceylon Medical Journal. 2014 Dec;59(4):115-7

   105. Samarakoon L, Rodrigo C, Corea E, Rajapakse S, Perera KS. Meliodosis - rare cause for multiple visceral                   abscesses - A case report. Journal of symptoms and signs 2014;3:317-319

   106. Shivanthan MC, Constantine GR, Rajapakse S.  Cardiac Manifestations of Dengue. Journal of Infection in             Developing Countries. In press

   107. Rodrigo C, Balaji K, Fernando SD, Rajapakse S.  Atypical Manifestations of Leptospirosis. Transactions of t            the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygeine. In press. Accepted 11.02.2015

   108. Niloofa, MJR, Fernando TRGN, Rodrigo C, Karunanayake L, Premawansa S, de Silva HJ, Rajapakse S,                       Handunnetti SM. Diagnosis of Leptospirosis: Comparison between Microscopic Agglutination Test, IgM ELISA               and IgM Rapid Immunochromatography Test. PLOS One. In press 19th May 2015

   109. Fernando SD, Premaratne R, De Silva NL. Rajapakse S.  Challenges to malaria surveillance following                         elimination of indigenous transmission: findings from a hospital based study in rural Sri Lanka. International            Health. In press, accepted 2nd June 2015. 


Dr. Prasad Katulanda Publications

  1. Allender S, Wickramasinghe K, Goldacre M, Matthews D, Katulanda P. Quantifying urbanization as a risk factor for noncommunicable disease. J Urban Health. 2011 Oct;88(5):906-18.
  2. Baruah MP, Kalra S, Unnikrishnan AG, Raza SA, Somasundaram N, John M, Katulanda P, Shrestha D, Bantwal G, Sahay R, Latt TS, Pathan F. Management of hyperglycemia in geriatric patients with diabetes mellitus: South Asian consensus guidelines. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Apr;15(2):75-90.
  3. Kalra S, Unnikrishnan AG, Raza SA, Bantwal G, Baruah MP, Latt TS, Shrestha D, John M, Katulanda P, Somasundaram N, Sahay R, Pathan F. South Asian Consensus Guidelines for the rational management of diabetes in human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Oct;15(4):242-50.
  4. Katulanda GW, Katulanda P, Adler AI, Peiris SR, Draisey I, Wijeratne S, Sheriff R, Matthews DR, Shine B. Apolipoproteins in diabetes dyslipidaemia in South Asians with young adult-onset diabetes: distribution, associations and patterns. Ann Clin Biochem. 2010 Jan;47(Pt 1):29-34.
  5. Katulanda P, Constantine GR, Mahesh JG, Sheriff R, Seneviratne RD, Wijeratne S, Wijesuriya M, McCarthy MI, Adler AI, Matthews DR. Prevalence and projections of diabetes and pre-diabetes in adults in Sri Lanka--Sri Lanka Diabetes, Cardiovascular Study (SLDCS). Diabet Med. 2008 Sep;25(9):1062-9.
  6. Katulanda P, Groves CJ, Barrett A, Sheriff R, Matthews DR, McCarthy MI, Gloyn AL. Prevalence and clinical characteristics of maternally inherited diabetes and deafness caused by the mt3243A > G mutation in young adult diabetic subjects in Sri Lanka. Diabet Med. 2008 Mar;25(3):370-4.
  7. Katulanda P, Jayawardena MA, Sheriff MH, Constantine GR, Matthews DR. Prevalence of overweight and obesity in Sri Lankan adults. Obes Rev. 2010 Nov;11(11):751-6.
  8. Katulanda P, Jayawardena MA, Sheriff MH, Matthews DR. The distance between the lower edge of the xiphisternum and the center of the umbilicus as an indicator of abdominal obesity and cardiovascular disease risk. Obes Facts. 2010 Jun;3(3):201-4.
  9. Katulanda P, Jayawardena MA, Sheriff MH, Matthews DR. Derivation of anthropometric cut-off levels to define CVD risk in Sri Lankan adults. Br J Nutr. 2011 Apr;105(7):1084-90.
  10. Katulanda P, Sheriff MH, Matthews DR. The diabetes epidemic in Sri Lanka - a growing problem. Ceylon Med J. 2006 Mar;51(1):26-8.
  11. Katulanda P, Shine B, Katulanda GW, Silva A, Asfir EL, Sheriff R, Somasundaram N, Long AE, Bingley PJ, McCarthy MI, Clark A, Matthews DR. Diabetes mellitus among young adults in Sri Lanka--role of GAD antibodies in classification and treatment: the Sri Lanka Young Diabetes study. Diabetologia. 2008 Aug;51(8):1368-74.
  12. Katulanda P, Wickramasinge K, Mahesh JG, Rathnapala A, Constantine GR, Sheriff R, Matthews DR, Fernando SS. Prevalence and Correlates of Tobacco Smoking in Sri Lanka. Asia Pac J Public Health. 2010 May 10.
  13. Kooner JS, Saleheen D, Sim X, Sehmi J, Zhang W, Frossard P, Been LF, Chia KS, Dimas AS, Hassanali N, Jafar T, Jowett JB, Li X, Radha V, Rees SD, Takeuchi F, Young R, Aung T, Basit A, Chidambaram M, Das D, Grundberg E, Hedman AK, Hydrie ZI, Islam M, Khor CC, Kowlessur S, Kristensen MM, Liju S, Lim WY, Matthews DR, Liu J, Morris AP, Nica AC, Pinidiyapathirage JM, Prokopenko I, Rasheed A, Samuel M, Shah N, Shera AS, Small KS, Suo C, Wickremasinghe AR, Wong TY, Yang M, Zhang F, Abecasis GR, Barnett AH, Caulfield M, Deloukas P, Frayling TM, Froguel P, Kato N, Katulanda P, Kelly MA, Liang J, Mohan V, Sanghera DK, Scott J, Seielstad M, Zimmet PZ, Elliott P, Teo YY, McCarthy MI, Danesh J, Tai ES, Chambers JC. Genome-wide association study in individuals of South Asian ancestry identifies six new type 2 diabetes susceptibility loci. Nat Genet. 2011 Oct;43(10):984-9.
  14. Ranasinghe P, Jayawardana MA, Constantine GR, Sheriff MH, Matthews DR, Katulanda P. Patterns and correlates of adult height in Sri Lanka. Econ Hum Biol. 2011 Jan;9(1):23-9.
  15. Ranasinghe P, Perera YS, Lamabadusuriya DA, Kulatunga S, Jayawardana N, Rajapakse S, Katulanda P. Work related complaints of neck, shoulder and arm among computer office workers: a cross-sectional evaluation of prevalence and risk factors in a developing country. Environ Health. 2011;10:70.
  16. Ranasinghe P, Perera YS, Lamabadusuriya DA, Kulatunga S, Jayawardana N, Rajapakse S, Katulanda P. Work-related complaints of arm, neck and shoulder among computer office workers in an Asian country: prevalence and validation of a risk-factor questionnaire. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2011;12:68.
  17. Katulanda P. Management of thyroid diseases in pregnancy. Sri Lanka Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 32: 34-38. 2010 Aug;32(1):34 - 8.
  18. Katulanda P, Rathnapala DAV, Sheriff R, Matthews DR. Province and ethnic specific prevalence of diabetes among Sri Lankan adults. SLJDEM. 2011 Aug;1(1):2-4.

Dr. Panduka Karunanayake- Research work and publications

  1. Perera YS, Ranasinghe P, Adikari AMMC, Welivita WDTS, Perera WME, Wijesundara WMDR, Karunanayake SAAP, Constantine GR (2011).  The value of the Modified Early Warning Score and biochemical parameters as predictors of patient outcome in acute medical admissions: a prospective study.  Acute Medicine 10(3): 150-156. 
  2. Perera WASN, Karunanayake P and Dias D (2009).  UCFM Travel Health Clinic: concept and design. Conference Proceedings of the 27th National IT Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka, November 2009.  pp 260-264 (ISBN: 978-955-9155-17-1).
  3. Dassanayake AS, Karunanayake SAAP, Kasturiratne KTAA, Fonseka MMD, Wijesiriwardena B, Gunatilake SB, de Silva HJ (2002).  Safety of subcutaneous adrenaline as prophylaxis against acute adverse reactions to anti-venom serum in snakebite.  Ceylon Medical Journal  47: 48-49
  4. Karunanayake SAAP, Hewage UCL, Fernando DJS, Sheriff MHR (2000).  Blood pressure measurement by final year medical students.  Ceylon Medical Journal  45: 90-91

Seneviratne RJK, Pallemulla N, Karunanayake P, Perera AR, Sanderson R (1997).  Prediction of Helicobacter pylori infection among patients who presented with dyspeptic symptoms by using modified Hollanders test and urease test.  GMOA Medical Journal  1: 64

 

Dr. Inoshi Athukorala - Recent Research Abstracts and Publications

 

  1. Atukorala I, C. K. Kwoh, A. Guermazi , F. W. Roemer, R. M. Boudreau, M. J. Hannon& D. J. Hunter (2014). Synovitis in Knee Osteoarthritis?  A precursor of disease? Accepted for publication Ann Rheum Dis
  2. Priyanga Ranasinghe*, Shani Apsara Dilrukshi, Inoshi Atukorala, Prasad Katulanda and Ariaranee Gnanathasan (2014).  Exchange transfusion can be life-saving in severe propanil poisoning: a case report. BMC Research Notes 2014, 7:700
  3. 3.    I. Atukorala 1, P. Weeratunga 1, N. Rathnamalala 1, J. Kalubowila 2, H. Ranasinghe 1, N. Gunawardena, R. D. Lanerolle 1
    Cardiovascular risk in lupus nephritis: do renal and disease related risk factors play a role? Saudi Arabian Journal of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplanation 2013.
  4. Atukorala, I. and D. J. Hunter (2013). "Valdecoxib : the rise and fall of a COX- 2 inhibitor."  Expert Opin Pharmacother14(8):1077-1086. (ISSN 1744-7666 (Electronic) 1465-6566 (Linking)
  5. I. Atukorala1, P. Weeratunga2, S. Gunasekera3, N. Gunawardena4, T. Chang5.  Do EEG   changes in SLE correlate with SLE disease activity?  Ann Rheum Dis 2013; 72(Suppl3): 277.  Available at :   http://www.abstracts2view.com/eular/search.php?search=do&intMaxHits=10&where%5B%5D=&andornot%5B%5D=&query=Atukorala
  6. I. Atukorala, C. K. Kwoh, A. Guermazi, F. Roemer, R. M. Boudreau, M. J. Hannon &  DJ  Hunter.  Synovitis in Osteoarthritis: A Precursor of Disease? The onset of synovitis &  radiographic osteoarthritis in a subcohort of the OsteoArthritis Initiative (OAI).  Proceedings of the World Congress on Osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis Research Society International Annual Conference.  Philadelphia  2013. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 2013; 21: S66 (ISSN 1063-4584)
  7. N Ranawaka; Inoshi Atukorala; Nilesh Fernandopulle; Meththananda Nawarathna. Generalized oedema in systemic lupus erythematosus. Rheumatology 2012 doi10.1093/rheumatology/kes152.
  8. Marasinghe, I Atukorala and R Lanerolle. Successful treatment of refractory lupus nephritis with rituximab despite a low CD20 level.Proceedings of the Australian New Zeland Annual Society of Nephrology 48th Annual Sessions. Auckland 2012
  9. I Atukorala, P Weeratunga, C Solangaarachchi, L Weerasekera and L Wijayaratne. Rheumatoid lung disease and tuberculosis in a cohort of Sri Lankan patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.  Proceedings of the Annual sessions ofthe Asia Pacific League Against Rheumatism. Jordan. July 2012
  10.  I. Atukorala, P Weeratunga, N Rathnamalala, J Kalubowila, H Ranasinghe, R Lanerolle.  Cardiovascular Risk  in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Do renal risk factors play a part?  Proceedings of the Annual sessions of the European League Against Rheumatism 2012.  Ann Rheum Dis 2012; 71(Suppl3): 677 June 2012.
  11. C Rodrigo and I Atukorala. Delay in diagnosis of generalized miliary tuberculosis with osseo-articular involvement:a case report. Journal of Medical Case Reports 2011, 5:512.
  12. Atukorala I. Wijayaratne D, Marasinghe A, Lanerolle R. Is Lupus Nephritis Different in Sri Lanka? A retrospective review of 73 cases. Ann Rheum Dis 2011; 70(Suppl3): 735
  13. Ediriweera de Silva E, Haniffa M R, Gunathillaka KDK, Athukorale I, Fernando P, W.L.S.P. Perera. Knowledge on Osteoporosis among Female Medical School Entrants in Sri Lanka. 18th World Organisation of Family Doctors – Asia Pacific Conference, February    – 24th, 2011, Cebu city, Philippines.
  14. Ediriweera de Silva E, Haniffa M R, Gunathillaka KDK, Athukorale I, Fernando P,. Perera WLSP. A study on practices in preventing Osteoporosis among female medical school in Sri Lanka. 18th World Organisation of Family Doctors – Asia Pacific Conference, February 20 – 24th, 2011, Cebu city, Philippines
  15. Ediriweera de Silva E, Haniffa M R, Gunathillaka KDK, Athukorale I, Fernando P, Perera WLSP. Calcium intake and sources of dietary calcium – A study among young female medical school entrants. Scientific sessions of the Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka, January 2011.
  16. GK Rajapaksa, V De Silva, S Goonathilake, I Athukorala, LS Wijayarathna, PV Udagama-°©‐Randeniya . A study of immunological profile, disease Characteristics and socioeconomic status of a population of rheumatoid arthritis patients in Sri Lanka. Indian Journal of Rheumatology 2009; 4(1): pp. 3–10.
  17. Y Zhang, P Harrison, I Atukorala and B P Wordsworth. Allograft Inflammatory Factor 1 (AIF 1) in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Proceedings of the Annual Sessions of the British Society of Rheumatology April 008.  
  18. Jayasinghe S, Atukorala I, Gunetilleke B, Siriwardena V, Herath SC, de Abrew K. Is walking barefoot a risk factor for diabetic foot disease in developing countries? Rural Remote Health 2007 Apr - Jun; 7(2): 692. Epub 2007 Jun 15. 

Dr. Thashi Chang - PUBLICATIONS 

JOURNALS

  1. Chang T, Gajasinghe S, Arambepola C. Prevalance of stroke and its risk factors in urban Sri Lanka: a population-based study. Stroke. 2015;46:2965-2968.
  2. Lohitharajah J, Malavige GN, Chua AJS, Ng ML, Arambepola C,  Chang T. Emergence of human West Nile Virus infection in Sri Lanka. BMC Infectious Diseases 2015:15:305.
  3. Chang T, Rodrigo C, Samarakoon L. Spontaneous intracranial hypotension presenting as thunderclap headache: a case report. BMC Research Notes 2015;8:108
  4. Chang T, Withana M. Gaze palsy, hypogeusia and a probable association with miscarriage of pregnancy - the expanding clinical spectrum of non-opticospinal neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders: a case report. BMC Research Notes 2015;8:36
  5. Chang T, Leite MI, Senanayake S, Gunaratne PS, Gamage R, Riffsy MT, Jacobson LW, Adhikari M, Perera S, Vincent A. Clinical and serological study of myasthenia gravis using both radioimmunoprecipitation and cell-based assays in a South Asian population. Journal of Neurological Science 2014;343:82-87.
  6. Jayaweera JL, Withana MR, Dalpatadu CKP, Beligaswatta CD, Rajapakse R, Jayasinghe S, Chang T. Cyclophosphamide-induced posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES): a case report. Journal of Medical Case Reports 2014;8:442
  7. Chang T, de Alwis JS, Samarasekara N, Rajapakse S. Cerebral infarction 3 weeks after intravenous immunoglobulin for Miller Fisher syndrome. J Med Case Rep 2014;8(1):100.
  8. Withana M, Rodrigo C, Chang T, Karunanayake P, Rajapakse S. Dengue fever presenting with acute cerebellitis. BMC Res Notes 2014;7:125
  9. Malavige GN, Gomes L, Alles L, Chang T, Salimi M, Fernando S, Nanayakkara KD, Jayaratne S, Ogg GS. Serum IL-10 as a marker of severe Dengue infection. BMC Infect Dis 2013;13(1):341.
  10. Dasanayake U, Chang T. Cortical-hand syndrome. Sri Lanka Journal of Neurology 2013; 2: 21 – 22.
  11. Chang T, Alexopoulos H, Pettingill P, McMenamin M, Deacon R, Erdelyi F, Szabo G,Buckley CJ, Vincent, A. Immunization against gad induces antibody binding to GAD-independent antigens and brainstem GABAergic neuronal loss. PloS One 2013; 8(9), e72921.
  12. Chang T, Alexopolous H, McMenamin M, Alexander S, Deacon R, Erdelyi F, Szabo G, Lang B, Blaes F, Brown P, Vincent A. Neuronal Surface and GAD autoantibodies in non-paraneoplastic stiff person syndrome. JAMA Neurology 2013;70(9):1140-1149.
  13. Shivanthan MC, Perera H, Jayasinghe S, Karunanayake P, Chang T, Ruwanpathirana S, Jayasinghe N, De Silva Y, Jayaweerabandara D. Hydrogen sulphide inhalational toxicity at a petroleum refinery in Sri Lanka: a case series of seven survivors following an industrial accident and a brief review of medical literature. Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2013;8:9.
  14. Chang T. Pathogenicity of autoantibodies in neurological disorders. Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians 2012;43:7-14.
  15. Chang T. Management of community-acquired bacterial meningitis. Sri Lanka Prescriber 2012;20(3):1-
  16. Chang T. Redefining transient ischaemic attack. Sri Lanka Journal of Neurology 2012;1:39-40.
  17. Chang T, Riffsy MTM, Gunaratne PS. Two patients with neuromyelitis optica but contrasting clinical courses. Sri Lanka Journal of Neurology 2012;1:54-56.
  18. Jayaratne S, Atukorale V, Gomes L, Chang T, Wijesinghe T, Fernando S, Ogg GS, Malavige GN. Evaluation of the WHO revised criteria for classification of clinical disease severity in acute adult dengue infection. BMC Research Notes 2012;5:645.
  19. Jeevagan V, Chang T, Gnanathasan CA. Acute ischemic stroke following Hump-nosed viper envenoming; first authenticated case. Thrombosis Journal 2012;10(1):21.
  20. Chang T, Lanerolle RD. Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome as the first manifestation of chronic kidney disease. Ceylon Medical Journal 2012;57(1):40-1.
  21. Chang T, Rodrigo C, Ranawaka N, Atukorala I. Multiple ring-enhancing cerebral lesions in systemic lupus erythematosis: a case report. Journal of Medical Case Reports 2012;6:172.
  22. Wanigasinghe J, Chang T, Vincent A. Treatment responsive, reversible, autoimmune encephalitis in a child. Ceylon Medical Journal 2012;57:90-91
  23. Rathnapala A, Arulenthiran R, Sirimanne G, Chang T. Acquired cutis laxa: an unusual skin manifestation of systemic amyloidosis. Galle Medical Journal 2012;17:50-52.
  24. Gamakaranage C, Chang T. CADASIL presenting as a change in personality. Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians 2011;42:33-34.
  25. Chang T, Dissanayake M. Myopic shift and acute glaucoma associated with topiramate. Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians 2011;42:39-40.
  26. Chang T, Riffsy MTM, Gunaratne PS. Hashimoto encephalopathy: clinical and MRI improvement following high-dose corticosteroid therapy. The Neurologist 2010;16:394–396
  27. Waidysekara RWHJP, Gunaratne PS, Chang T. An unusual case of treatment responsive limbic encephalitis. Journal of Ceylon College of Physicians 2010;41:32-34.
  28. Chang T. TIA revisited. Leading article, Journal of the Ruhunu Clinical Society 2009, 16, 3 - 5.
  29. Chang T, Gunaratne P, Gamage R, Riffsy MTM, Vincent A. MuSK-antibody-positive myasthenia gravis in a South Asian population. Journal of Neurological Sciences 2009;284:33-5.
  30. Antozzi C, Frassoni C, Vincent A, Regondi MC, Andreetta F, Bernasconi P, Ciano C,  Chang T, Cornelio F, Spreafico R, Mantegazza R. Sequential antibodies to potassium channels and glutamic acid decarboxylase in neuromyotonia. Neurology 2005;64;1290-1293.
  31. Chang T, Lang B. GAD antibodies in stiff-person syndrome. Neurology 2004;63(11):1999.
  32. Chang T, Ranawaka UK, Gunasekara H, Wijesekera JC. A case of primary neuroleptospirosis. Ceylon Medical Journal 2003;48:143-4.
  33. Ranawaka UK, Chang T, Wijesekera JC. Young patients with movement disorders. Ceylon Medical Journal 2003;48:142-3.
  34. Ariaratnam CA, Chang T, Jayasinghe KSA, Sheriff R. Bilateral cortical necrosis following Hump nosed viper bite. Journal of Ceylon College of Physicians 2001;34:35.
  35. Chang T, Jayasinghe S, Rajapakse S, Sheriff MHR. A patient presenting with features of progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy in HIV/AIDS.  Ceylon Medical Journal 2001;46:153-4.
  36. Constantine GR, Herath JIP, Chang T, Suganthan P, Thenabadu PN. Management of acute myocardial infarction in the general medical wards. Postgraduate Medical Journal 1999;75:718-20.
  37. Chang T, de Abrew K, Fernando DJS, Sheriff R. An evaluation of knowledge about diabetes among final year medical students, non-specialist hospital doctors and general practitioners. Ceylon Medical Journal 1997;43:51-2.
 

BOOKS / CHAPTERS / E-LEARNING RESOURCES

  1. Inoshi Atukorala, Thashi Chang. Musculoskeletal diseases. In: Farrar J, Hotez PJ, Junghanss T, Lalloo DG, White NJ, eds. Manson’s tropical diseases. 23rd edition. Elsevier, 2014, ISBN: 978-0-7020-5101-2.
  2. Thashi Chang. Learning about disorders of the nervous system in the medical undergraduate curriculum: the core neurology curriculum. University of Colombo, 2013. ISBN: 978-955-0460-52-6.
  3. Thashi Chang. Study Guide: Clinical Rotations in Neurology and Neurosurgery. University of Colombo, 2013. ISBN: 978-955-0460-45-8.
  4. Thashi Chang and Michele Hu. Stiff person syndrome. ebrain, a web-based training resource in clinical neurosciences which is a collaborative project of the Joint Neurosciences Council, the European Federation of Neurological Societies, the European Neurological Society, and University College London. http://www.elearningdigital.com/will/Stiff_Person_Syndrome/index.html
  5. Thashi Chang. A good death. In: Goonaratna C, Atapattu P, eds. Medicine in the elderly. Volume 2. Ananda Press, 2012: 224-232.  
  6. Thashi Chang. A case-based guide to stroke and TIA. Nirogi project - SLMA, 2012. ISBN: 978-955-9386-25-4.


Dr. Eranga Wijewickrama -Research Publications

 

  • Wijewickrama ES, Ratnayake GM, Wickramaratne C, Sheriff R, Rajapakse S. Incidences and clinical outcomes of acute kidney injury in ICU: a prospective observational study in Sri Lanka.BMC Res Notes. 2014 May;7:305.
  • Eranga S. Wijewickrama, LalindraGooneratne, Chandu De Silva, Rushika D Lanarolle. Acute tubular necrosis in a patient with paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl.2013 Jan;24(1):105-108.
  • Murray JS, Wijewickrama ES, Haslam P, Kanagasundaram NS. Apparent oliguria following urological surgery. J R Coll Physicians Edinb. 2012 Sep;42(3):225-7.
  • Eranga S. Wijewickrama, DinushiWeerasinghe, Pubudu S. Sumathipala, CharithHoragoda, Rushika D. Lanarolle, Rezvi MH. Sheriff. Epidemiology of Chronic Kidney Disease in a Sri Lankan Population: Experience of a Tertiary Care Centre.Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2011 Nov;22(6):1289-93.
  • SenakaRajapakse, Chaturaka Rodrigo, Eranga Wijewickrama. Management of sepsis-induced acute kidney injury. Sri Lanka Journal of Critical Care 2009;1(1):3-14.
  • SenakaRajapakse, Eranga S. Wijewickrama. Non-dialytic management of sepsis-induced acute kidney injury. Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation 2009;20(6):975-983.
  • Wanigasuriya JKP, Wijewickrama ES, Jayasekara WMC, Gunarathna N. Lower urinary tract symptoms; an undetected cause for morbidity in adults. Ceylon Medical Journal 2007;52:86-89.
  • Malavige GN, Velathanthri VGNS, Wijewickrama ES, Fernando S, Jayaratne SD, Aaskov J, Seneviratne SL. Pattern of disease among adults hospitalized with dengue infections. Quarterly Journal of Medicine 2006;99:299-305.
  • Kularatne SAM, Seneviratne SL, Malavige GN, Fernando S, Velathanthri VGNS, Ranatunga PK, Wijewickrama ES, Gurugama PN, Karunathilaka DH, Aaskov JG, Jayaratne SD. Synopsis of findings from recent studies on Dengue in Sri Lanka. Dengue Bulletin 2006;30:80-86.
  • Wijewickrama ES,Wanigasuriya IWMP, Jayaratne SD. Banding of oesophagealvarices using locally improvised materials. Ceylon Medical Journal 2005;50:79.
  • Wijewickrama ES,Hewage UCL, Jayaratne SD. Iatrogenic hypocalcaemia following magnesium sulphate therapy in a patient with tetanus. Ceylon Medical Journal 2004;49:132.
  • Wijewickrama ES,Hewage UCL, Fernando DJS. Knowledge of hypoglycaemia in patients with diabetes. Ceylon Medical Journal 2003;48:60.


Dr. Chathuraka Rodrigo - Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals

 

  1. Rodrigo C, Maduranga S, Withana M, Fernando SD, Rajapakse S. Knowledge seeking behaviours of pre interns and early career doctors in Sri Lanka: a cross sectional study. BMC Res Notes. 2015. In Press 
  2. Rajapakse S, Weeratunga P, Niloofa MJR, Fernando N, Rodrigo C, Maduranga S, de Silva NL, de Silva HJ, Karunanayake L, Handunnetti S. Clinical and laboratory associations of severity in a Sri Lankan cohort of patients with serologically confirmed leptospirosis: a prospective study. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2015: 109;710-16. doi:10.1093/trstmh/trv079 
  3. Eugene E, Handunetti S, Wickramasinghe SA, Kukulage TA, Rodrigo C, Wickramasinghe H, Dikmadugoda N, Somaratne P, de Silva HJ, Rajapakse S. Evaluation of two immunodiagnostic tests for early rapid diagnosis of leptospirosis in Sri Lanka: a preliminary study. BMC Infect Dis. 2015. 15:319. doi: 10.1186/s12879-015-1080-z
  4. Fernando SD, Ainan S, Premaratne RG, Jayanetti SR, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. Challenges to malaria surveillance following elimination of indigenous transmission: findings from a hospital based study in rural Sri Lanka. Int Health. 2015:(5);317-23. doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihv046
  5. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Fernando SD. Tafenoquine for preventing relapse in people with Plasmodium vivax malaria. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015:4; CD010458 doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD010458.pub2.
  6. Chang T, Rodrigo C, Samarakoon L. Spontaneous intracranial hypotension presenting as thunderclap headache; a case report. BMC Res Notes. 2015:8;108 doi: 10.1186/s13104-015-1068-1
  7. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Balaji K, Fernando SD. Atypical manifestations of Leptospirosis. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2015: 109(5);294-302. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trv026
  8. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Hadunetti S, Fernando SD. Current immunological and molecular tools for Leptospirosis: diagnostics, vaccine design, and biomarkers for predicting severity. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2015:14;2 doi: 10.1186/s12941-014-0060-2
  9. De Silva NL, Samarasekara K, Rodrigo C, Samarakoon L, Fernando DS, Rajapakse S. Why do doctors emigrate from Sri Lanka? a survey of medical undergraduates and new graduates. BMC Res Notes. 2014:7(1):918
  10. Samarakoon L, Rodrigo C, Corea E, Rajapakse S, Perera KS. Melioidosis- rare cause for multiple visceral abscesses: case report. Journal of Symptoms and Signs. 2014:3(4);317-20
  11. Rodrigo C, de Silva NL, Gunaratne R, Samarasekara S, Wijesinghe I, Parththipan B, Rajapakse S. High dose corticosteroids in severe leptospirosis: a systematic review. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2014:108(12);743-50 doi: 10.1093/trstmh/tru148
  12. Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S, Gooneratne L. Rituximab in the treatment of autoimmune haemolytic anaemia. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2014. In Press doi: 10.1111/bcp.12498
  13. Gunathilake SSC, Yapa LG, Gallella M, Gamlath R, Rodrigo C, Wimalaratne H. Lemierre’s syndrome secondary to community acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection presenting with cardiac tamponade; a rare disease with life threatening presentation: a case report. Int J Emerg Med. 2014:7;39 doi:10.1186/s12245-014-0039-y
  14. Withana M, Rodrigo C, Shivanthan MC, Wimalachandra M, Warnakulasooriya S, Rajapakse S, Gooneratne L. Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome with acanthocytosis splenic and retroperitoneal lymphangioma: a case report. J Med Case Reports. 2014:8;390 doi: 10.1186/1752-1947-8-390
  15. De Silva NL, Damayanthi H, Rajapakse A, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. Leukotriene receptor antagonists for chronic urticaria: a systematic review. Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol. 2014: 10; 24. doi: 10.1186/1710-1492-10-24
  16. Gnanathasan A. Rodrigo C. Pulmonary effects and complications of snakebites. Chest. 2014. 146(5):1403-12. doi: 10.1378/chest.13-2674
  17. Withana M, Rodrigo C, Gooneratne L, Gnanathasan A. Presumptive thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura following hump-nosed viper (Hypnale hypnale) bite; the first authenticated report. J Venom Anim Toxins Incl Trop Dis. 2014:20;26 doi: 10.1186/1678-9199-20-26
  18. De Silva NL, Niloofa MJR, Fernando N, Karunanayake L, Rodrigo C, de Silva HJ, Premawansa S, Handunetti S, Rajapakse S. Changes in full blood count parameters in leptospirosis; a prospective study. Int Arch Med. 2014:7;31 doi: 10.1186/1755-7682-7-31
  19. Rodrigo C, de Silva NL, Gunaratne R, Rajapakse S. de Silva VA, Hanwella R. Lower estimated glomerular filtration rates in patients on long term Lithium: a comparative study and a meta-analysis of literature. BMC Psychiatry. 2014:14;4 doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-14-4
  20. Withana M, Rodrigo C, Chang T, Karunanayake P, Rajapakse S. Dengue fever presenting with acute cerebellitis: a case report. BMC Res Notes. 2014: 7; 125 doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-7-125
  21. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Maduranga S, Rajapakse A. Corticosteroids in the treatment of dengue shock syndrome. Infect Drug Resist. 2014: 7; 137-43 doi: 10.2147/IDR.S55380
  22. Fernando SD, Rodrigo C, de Silva NL, Samarasinghe N, Senanayake S. Premaratne R, Rajapakse S. Educating the security forces, a high risk group in malaria elimination efforts: an example from Sri Lanka. Int Health. 2014:6(3);196-202. doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihu044
  23. Rajapakse S, Shivanthan MC, Samaranayake N, Rodrigo C, Fernando S. Antibiotics for human toxoplasmosis: a systematic review of randomized trials. Pathog Glob Health. 2013.:107;162-9 doi: 10.1179/2047773213Y.0000000094
  24. Kukulage T, Rodrigo C, Vithanage T, Somaratne P, de Silva HJ, Handunnetti S, Rajapakse S. Low serum total nitrite and nitrate levels in severe leptospirosis. BMC Infect Dis. 2013:13;206 doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-206
  25. Rodrigo C, Gooneratne L. Dapsone for primary immune thrombocytopaenia in adults and children; an evidence based review. J Thromb Haemost. 2013;11: 1946–1953 doi: 10.1111/jth.12371
  26. Rodrigo C, Fernando SD, Rajapakse S. Pharmacological management of tetanus; an evidence based review. Crit Care. 2013: 18; 217 doi: 10.1186/cc13797
  27. Ranasinghe HM, Ranasinghe N, Seneviratne R de A, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. Awareness of breast cancer among adolescent girls in Colombo, Sri Lanka: a school based study. BMC Public Health. 2013: 13; 1209 doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-1209
  28. Samarakoon L, Fernando T, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. Learning styles and approaches to learning among medical undergraduates and postgraduates. BMC Med Educ. 2013:13;42 doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-13-42
  29. Fernando T, Rodrigo C, Samarakoon L, Navinan R, Dandeniya C, Constantine GR, Rajapakse S. Electrocardiographic and echocardiographic manifestations of cardiac involvement in leptospirosis. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2013:107; 457-9 doi:10.1093/trstmh/trt038
  30. Rodrigo C, Fernando T, Samarakoon L, Dandeniya C, Wattegama M, Wanniarachchi N, Jayananda G, Rajapakse S. Acute coronary events during alcohol withdrawal. Addiction. 2013:108(1);222-3
  31. Rodrigo C, Henegama T. Hanwella R. Life threatening self starvation; a case report. BMC Res Notes. 2013:6;36 doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-6-36
  32. Rodrigo C, Weerasinghe S, Jeevagan V, Rajapakse S, Constantine G. Addressing the relationship between cardiac hypertrophy and ischaemic stroke: An observational study. Int Arch Med. 2012:5;32 doi: 10.1186/1755-7682-5-32
  33. Samarakoon L, Navinan R, Fernando T, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. Early warning scores: do they predict mortality in practice?. Journal of Acute Medicine. 2013:3;31-2
  34. Rodrigo C, Fernando T, Rajapakse S, de Silva V, Hanwella R. Caregiver strain and symptoms of depression among principal caregivers of patients with schizophrenia and bipolar affective disorder in Sri Lanka. Int J Ment Health Syst. 2013:7;2 doi: 10.1186/1752-4458-7-2
  35. Rodrigo C, Welgama S, Wijeratne T, Weligepola R, Rajapakse S, Jayananda G. A prospective cohort study on the role of the non specialist staff on preventing relapses and improving clinic attendance of patients with schizophrenia. Indian J Psychiatry.2013:55;74-6 doi: 10.4103/0019-5545.105518 
  36. Rodrigo C, Amarasooriya M. Wicramasinghe S, Constantine GR. Therapeutic momentum; a concept opposite to therapeutic inertia. Int J Clin Pract. 2013:67(1);97-8 doi: 10.1111/ijcp.12043
  37. Gamakaranage CSSK, Rodrigo C, Wijayaratne D, Jayawardane M, Samarawicrama S, Karunanayake P, Jayasinghe S. Dengue hemorrhagic fever and severe thrombocytopenia in a patient on mandatory anticoagulation; balancing two life threatening conditions; a case report. BMC Infect Dis. 2012:12;272 doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-12-272
  38. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse A. Treatment of dengue fever. Infect Drug Resist. 2012:5;103-12 doi: 10.2147/IDR.S22613
  39. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse A. Isolated hypomagnesaemia in a patient treated with Capecitabine. J Oncol Pharm Pract.2012:19;254-6.doi. 10.1177/1078155212455445
  40. Rodrigo C, Jeevagan V, Katulanda P. Multifocal intracerebral mass lesions and diabetes insipidus; a diagnostic dilemma in absence of brain biopsy. Journal of Symptoms and Signs. 2012:1(3);117-21
  41. Rodrigo C, Wijayaratne D, Jayawardane M, Atukorala I, Amarasena C, Rajamantri D, Jayasinghe S. Hutchinson’s teeth like deformity and aortic dissection in a thirty one year old woman without congenital syphilis. Journal of Symptoms and Signs. 2012:1(4);166-170
  42. Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. Parallel Researching with Online Collaboration (PROC); a new, cost effective model for multicenter multinational research. Biodiscovery. 2012:2;1-5 doi: 10.7750/BioDiscovery.2012.2.3
  43. Rodrigo C, Samarakoon L, Fernando D, Rajapakse S. A meta-analysis of Magnesium for tetanus. Anaesthesia.2012:67;1370-4 doi: 10.1111/anae.12020
  44. Rodrigo C, Samarakoon L, Rajapakse S, Lanerolle R, Sheriff MHR. Kidney disease in the elderly: A Sri Lankan perspective. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2013;24(6):1285-1290
  45.  Samarakoon L, Ranawaka N, Rodrigo C, Constantine GR, Gooneratne L. Fanconi anaemia with bilateral diffuse pulmonary arterio venous fistulae: A case report. BMC Blood Disord. 2012;12:1 doi: 10.1186/1471-2326-12-1
  46. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Fernando SD. Scrub typhus: pathophysiology, clinical manifestations and prognosis. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2012;5:261-4 doi: 10.1016/S1995-7645(12)60036-4
  47. Chang T, Rodrigo C, Ranawaka N, Atukorala I. Multiple ring-enhancing cerebral lesions in systemic lupus erythematosis; a case report. J Med Case Reports. 2012;6:172 doi: 10.1186/1752-1947-6-172
  48. Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S, Rajapakse A. Delirium; pathophysiology, symptomatology, diagnosis and management. Journal of Symptoms and Signs. 2012:1;45-52
  49. Gnanathasan. A, Rodrigo C, Peranantharajah T, Coonghe A. Saw-scaled viper bites in Sri Lanka, is it a different subspecies? Clinical evidence from an authenticated case series. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012;86:254-7
  50. De Silva A, Rodrigo C, Lanerolle R. Symptoms of anxiety among patients with chronic kidney disease in Sri Lanka. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2013;24(6):1256-1257
  51. Fernando SD, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. Primaquine in vivax malaria: an update and review on management issues. Malar J. 2011;10:351 doi:10.1186/1475-2875-10-351
  52. Gamakaranage CSSK, Rodrigo C, Weerasinghe S, Gnanathasan A, Puvanaraj V, Fernando H. Complications and management of acute copper sulphate poisoning; A case discussion. J Occup Med Toxicol. 2011;6:34 doi. 10.1186/1745-6673-6-34
  53. Rodrigo C, Wijayaratne D, Ranasinghe N, Navinan R, Rajapakse S, Fernando SD. Problematic internet behaviours among university students in Sri Lanka. Asian J Psychiatr. 2012;5:275-6  doi:10.1016/j.ajp.2011.12.008
  54. Rodrigo C, Sheriff R, Rajapakse S, Lanerolle R, Sheriff MHR. A two-year retrospective analysis of renal transplant patients in Sri Lanka. Indian Journal of Transplantation. 2010;1:15-19. doi 10.1016/S2212-0017(11)60042-7
  55. Fernando D, Herath S, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse L. Clinical features and socio-demographic factors affecting Trichomonas vaginalis infection in women attending a central sexually transmitted diseases clinic in Sri Lanka. Indian J Sex Transm Dis. 2012;33:25-31. doi: 10.4103/0253-7184.93813
  56. Gamakaranage CSSK, Rodrigo C, Jayasinghe S, Rajapakse S. Hypokalaemic paralysis associated with cystic disease of the kidney; case report. BMC Nephrol. 2011;12:16 doi:10.1186/1471-2369-12-16
  57. Rodrigo C, Epa DS, Sriram G, Jayasinghe S. Acute coronary ischaemia during alcohol withdrawal; a case report. J Med Case Reports. 2011;5:369. doi:10.1186/1752-1947-5-369
  58. Rodrigo C, Atukorala I. Delay in diagnosis of generalized miliary tuberculosis with osseo-articular involvement; a case report. J Med Case Reports. 2011;5:512. doi:10.1186/1752-1947-5-512
  59. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Fernando SD. Drug treatment of scrub typhus. Trop Doct. 2011; 41: 1-4. doi: 10.1258/td.2010.100311
  60. Fernando SD, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. Current evidence on the use of antifilarial agents in the management of Bancroftian filariasis. J Trop Med. 2011;1-12 doi:10.1155/2011/175941
  61. Fernando SD, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. The 'hidden' burden of malaria: cognitive impairment following infection. Malar J. 2010;9:366 doi:10.1186/1475-2875-9-366
  62. Rodrigo C, Gamakaranage CSSK, Epa DS, Gnanathasan A, Rajapakse S. Hypothyroidism causing paralytic ileus and acute kidney injury; case report. Thyroid Res. 2011;4:7 doi:10.1186/1756-6614-4-7
  63. Fernando SD, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. Chemoprophylaxis in malaria; drugs, evidence of efficacy and costs. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2011;4:330-6. doi:10.1016/S1995-7645(11)60098-9
  64. Rodrigo C, Perera YS, Adhikari AMMC, Rajapakse S, Rajapakse A. Characteristics of older patients admitted to a tertiary care general medical unit in Sri Lanka. Indian Journal of Gerontology. 2010;24:139-49
  65. Ranasinghe CC, Rodrigo C, Premaratne S, Adhikari AMMC, Rajapakse S. An audit on care of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in a tertiary care medical clinic in Sri Lanka. Int J Diabetes Dev Ctries. 2010;30:174 doi: 10.4103/0973-3930.66517
  66. Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S, Jayananda G. The 'antisocial' person; an insight in to biology, classification and current evidence on treatment. Ann Gen Psychiatry. 2010;9:31 doi:10.1186/1744-859X-9-31
  67. Fernando SD, Herath S, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. Improving diagnosis of Trichomonas vaginalis in resource limited healthcare settings. J Glob Infect Dis. 2011;4:324-8. doi:10.4103/0974-777X.91051
  68. Rodrigo C, Welgama S, Gunawardana A, Maithripala C, Jayananda G, Rajapakse S. A retrospective analysis of cannabis use in a cohort of mentally ill patients in Sri Lanka and its implications on policy development. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2010;5:16 doi:10.1186/1747-597X-5-16
  69. Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. Cannabis and schizophrenia spectrum disorders: a review of clinical studies. Indian J Psychol Med. 2010;31:62-70 doi: 10.4103/0253-7176.63575
  70. Rodrigo C, Perera YS, Adhikari AMMC, Rajapakse S, Rajapakse A. Cognitive impairment and symptoms of depression among geriatric patients in a tertiary care unit in Sri Lanka. Indian J Psychiatry. 2010;52:279-80 doi: 10.4103/0019-5545.71000
  71. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Hannifa R. Predictors of mortality in severe leptospirosis; a concept paper on developing a clinically relevant classification. J Emerg Trauma Shock. 2010;3:213-9 doi: 10.4103/0974-2700.66519
  72. Rodrigo C, Welgama S, Gurusinghe J, Wijeratne T, Jayananda G, Rajapakse S. Symptoms of anxiety and depression in adolescent students; a perspective from Sri Lanka. Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health. 2010. 4:10 doi:10.1186/1753-2000-4-10
  73. Rodrigo C, Lanerolle R, Arambepola C. Adequacy of haemodialysis in patients with chronic kidney disease in Sri Lanka: a prospective study. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2010;21(6):1145-6
  74. Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. Current status of HIV/AIDS in South Asia. J Glob Infect Dis. 2009;1(2):93-101 doi: 10.4103/0974-777X.56249
  75. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Ranasinghe C. Corticosteroid therapy in dengue infection: opinions of non-specialist doctors in a tertiary care general medical setting in Sri Lanka. J Glob Infect Dis. 2010;2:199-200 doi: 10.4103/0974-777X.62861
  76. Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. Looking at Complicating Non-Biological Issues in Women with HIV. J Glob Infect Dis. 2010;2:15-27 doi: 10.4103/0974-777X.59246
  77. Rodrigo C, Muhuthar R. Acceptance of ligation and resection of tubes (LRT) as a method of contraception in Sri Lanka. J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care. 2009;35:266
  78. Rodrigo C, Rajapakse S. HIV, women and poverty. Int Health. 2009;2:9-16 doi: 10.1016/j.inhe.2009.12.003
  79. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse A. Atypical manifestations of Chikungunya infection. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2010;104:89-96 doi: 10.1016/j.trstmh.2009.07.031
  80. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Selvachandran J. Management of acute coronary syndrome in a tertiary care general medical unit in Sri Lanka: how closely do we follow the guidelines?. J Clin Pharm Ther. 2010;35:421-7 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2710.2009.01115.x
  81. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Wijewickrama ES. Management of sepsis induced acute kidney injury. Sri Lanka Journal of Critical Care. 2009;1(1):3-14 doi: 10.4038/sljcc.v1i1.937
  82. Rodrigo C, Sheriff R, Rajapakse S, Lanerolle R, Sheriff MHR. A two-year retrospective analysis of renal transplant patients in Sri Lanka. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2011;22(1):174-8
  83. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, Rajapakse A, Kirthinanada D, Wijeratne S. Renal replacement therapy in sepsis-induced acute renal failure. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2009;20(4):553-559