Research

Selected Publications of Department Academic Staff Members

Prof. M. P. Senanayake

1: Sahu S, Musani A, Schaller J, Pairojkul S, Senanayake MP, Brenny P, Rosati MJ, Dakkak H. Panel 2.10: reproductive, mental, and child health. Prehospital Disaster Med. 2005 Nov-Dec;20(6):432-5.

2: Senanayake MP, Mettananda DS. Standards medical students set for themselves when preparing for the final MBBS examination. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2005 Sep;34(8):483-5.

3: Senanayake MP, Ariaratnam CA, Abeywickrema S, Belligaswatte A. Two Sri Lankan cases of identified sea snake bites, without envenoming. Toxicon. 2005 Jun 1;45(7):861-3. Epub 2005 Apr 14.

4: Senanayake MP, Rodrigo MD, Malkanthi R. Blood lead levels of children before and after introduction of unleaded petrol. Ceylon Med J. 2004 Jun;49(2):60-1.

5: Senanayake MP. Health messages on postage stamps. Ceylon Med J. 2003 Jun;48(2):56.

6: Senanayake MP, Lamabadusuriya SP. Hypoparathyroidism, a rare endocrinopathy in thalassaemia major. Ceylon Med J. 2002 Jun;47(2):72.

7: Senanayake MP, Lamabadusuriya SP. Cerebral thrombosis in beta-thalassaemia major. Indian J Pediatr. 2001 Nov;68(11):1081-2.

8: Amaratunge S, Sumanasena SP, Hubert HD, Senanayake MP. Blood lead levels of children living near Borella junction. Ceylon Med J. 2001 Sep;46(3):111.

9: Senanayake MP, Arachchi JK, Wickremasinghe VP. Children of imprisoned mothers. Ceylon Med J. 2001 Jun;46(2):51-3.

10: Senanayake MP, Jayamaha DJ, de Silva TU, Bahirathan S. Pathways taken by parents of disabled children. Ceylon Med J. 2000 Dec;45(4):179.

11: Senanayake MP, Kurukulasuriya AP. Juvenile pernicious anaemia in a Sri Lankan child. Ceylon Med J. 2000 Jun;45(2):80-1.

12: Senanayake MP, Suraweera SA, Hubert HD. Thyroid function in thalassaemia major. Ceylon Med J. 1999 Dec;44(4):166-8.

13: Senanayake MP, Weerawarna H, Karunaratne KW, de Silva TU. Do babies need water in Sri Lanka? Ceylon Med J. 1999 Sep;44(3):126-9.

14: Senanayake MP, Ranasinghe A, Balasuriya C. Street children--a preliminary study. Ceylon Med J. 1998 Dec;43(4):191-3.

15: Senanayake MP, de Silva TU. Vaccine storage conditions in clinics in Colombo. Ceylon Med J. 1997 Dec;42(4):173-5.

16: Senanayake MP, Perera AS, De Silva TU. Power cuts and EPI vaccine storage. Ceylon Med J. 1997 Jun;42(2):69-71.

17: Senanayake MP, Gunawardena MK, Peiris DS. Maternal comprehension of two growth monitoring charts in Sri Lanka. Arch Dis Child. 1997 Apr;76(4):359-61.

18: Senanayake MP. Paediatric philately. Arch Dis Child. 1997 Mar;76(3):287-8.

 

Prof. K. S. H. de Silva

1: de Silva KSH, Weerasuriya DC, Peelawattage M, Fernando S. Seroprevalence of hepatitis A antibodies in relation to social factors--a preliminary study. Ceylon Med J. 2005 Jun;50(2):54-8.

2: de Silva KSH, Kanumakala S, Brown JJ, Jones CL, Warne GL. 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure profile in patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia--a preliminary report. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Aug;17(8):1089-95.

15379420 3: de Silva KSH, Kanumakala S, Grover SR, Chow CW, Warne GL. Ovarian lesions in children and adolescents--an 11-year review. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Jul;17(7):951-7. Review.

4: Arachchi JK, Sumanasena SP, de Silva KSH. Clinical examination in paediatrics at final MBBS: views of children and their parents. Ceylon Med J. 2003 Mar;48(1):12-4.

5: de Silva KSH, Gunatunga MW, Perera AJ, Jayamaha DJ. Can group A beta haemolytic streptococcal sore throats be identified clinically? Ceylon Med J. 1998 Dec;43(4):196-9.

6: Hassanzadeh GH G, De Silva KSH, Dambly-Chaudiere C, Brys L, Ghysen A, Hamers R, Muyldermans S, De Baetselier P. Isolation and characterization of single-chain Fv genes encoding antibodies specific for Drosophila Poxn protein. FEBS Lett. 1998 Oct 16;437(1-2):75-80. Erratum in: FEBS Lett 1999 Jan 22;443(1):80.

7: Katz IA, De Silva KSH, Eckstein RP, Philips J. Stromal endometriosis of the cervix simulating Kaposi's sarcoma. Pathology. 1997 Nov;29(4):426-7.

8: de Silva KSH, Dharmage SC. Assessment of client satisfaction in a paediatric ward. Ceylon Med J. 1996 Dec;41(4):148-50.

 

Prof. V. P. Wickramasinghe

1: Wickramasinghe VP, Prageeth PP, Pulleperuma DS, Pushpakumara KS. Preconceptional care of women at booking visit at De Soysa Maternity Hospital and Castle Street Hospital for Women. Ceylon Med J. 2003 Sep;48(3):77-9.

2: Senanayake MP, Arachchi JK, Wickramasinghe VP. Children of imprisoned mothers. Ceylon Med J. 2001 Jun;46(2):51-3.

3: Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Athapattu N. Distal aphalangia, microcephaly and mental retardation. Ceylon Med J. 2005 Mar;50(1):33-4.

4: Wickramasinghe VP, Cleghorn GJ, Edmiston KA, Davies PS. Impact of ethnicity upon body composition assessment in Sri Lankan Australian children. J Paediatr Child Health. 2005 Mar;41(3):101-6.

5: Wickramasinghe VP, Cleghorn GJ, Edmiston KA, Murphy AJ, Abbott RA, Davies PS. Validity of BMI as a measure of obesity in Australian white Caucasian and Australian Sri Lankan children. Ann Hum Biol. 2005 Jan-Feb;32(1):60-71.

6: Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Atapattu N, Sathyadas G, Kuruparanantha S, Karunarathne P. Nutritional status of schoolchildren in an urban area of Sri Lanka. Ceylon Med J. 2004 Dec;49(4):114-8.

7: Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Gooneratne IN, Dayawansa PA. A case of hypophosphatasia. Ceylon Med J. 2003 Sep;48(3):94-5.

8: Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Wijesundera MS. Ecchymoses: an unusual manifestation of toxocariasis in children. Ceylon Med J. 2001 Dec;46(4):130-1.

Dr. J. Wanigasinghe

1. Wanigasinghe J. Reid S M, Mackay M T, Reddihough D, Harvey A S, Freeman

J L. Epilepsy in hemiplegic cerebral palsy due to perinatal arterial ischaemic

stroke. Developmental Medicine in Child Neurology 2010; 52(11) :1021-1027

2. Wanigasinghe J. Diagnosis and treatment of infantile spasms (Review). Sri

Lanka Journal of Child Health 2010; 39: 141-145

3. Wanigasinghe J. Febrile seizures (Review). Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health.

2009;38: 93-97

4. Wanigasinghe J, Liyanage U A. An audit of treatment of convulsive status

epilepticus. Ceylon Medical Journal 2008; 53(3): 110

5. Gunaratne PS. Wijeyaratne CN. Chandrasiri P. Sivakumaran S. Sellahewa K.

lPerera P. Fernando R. Wanigasinghe J. Jayasinghe S. Ranawala R. Riffsy MT.

Seneviratne HR. An outbreak of Aspergillus meningitis following spinal

anaesthesia for caesarean section in Sri Lanka: a post-tsunami effect?

Ceylon Medical Journal. 2006; 51(4):137-42