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  • Kasturiratne, A.; Warnakulasuriya, T.; Pinidiyapathirage, J.; Kato, N.; Wickremasinghe, A.R.; Pathmeswaran, A. (BMJ Publishing Group, 2011)
    INTRODUCTION: Hypertension is a common risk factor for cardiovascular disease. In Sri Lanka, despite the existence of a universal free health system, services are not available for routine screening of hypertension in the ...
  • Pinidiyapathirage, J.; Wickremasinghe, A.R. (BMJ Publishing Group, 2011)
    INTRODUCTION: The impact of risk factors for acute myocardial infarctions (AMI) differs across populations. The aim of this study was to determine the impact of established risk factors for the occurrence of non-fatal AMI ...
  • Vithanage, P.V.T.S.; Panapitiya, P.A.S.; Padmakumara, N.; Hemantha, S.; Kasturiratne, K.T.A.A.; Wickremasinghe, A.R.; Pathmeswaran, A.; Pinidiyapathirage, M.J. (BMJ Publishing Group, 2011)
    INTRODUCTION: The leading causes of mortality in Sri Lanka are due to chronic diseases. We describe the mortality patterns in a 35–64-year-old urban cohort resident in Ragama, Sri Lanka and followed over 3 years. METHODS: ...
  • Ediriweera, E.P.D.S.; Kumarage, S.; Deen, K.I. (Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2016)
    INTRODUCTION: Prognosis in cancer is usually assessed by use of Kaplan-Meier survival function estimate curves, which reflect survival, or the proportion of patients that will remain alive after a particular event at a ...
  • Mettananda, C.D.; Premaratna, R.; Danansuriya, D.; Bandara, N.B. (Elsevier, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Interest in the relationship between infection and atherosclerosis induced coronary heart disease has recently increased. Rickettsiae are a group of obligate intracellular pathogens who invade endothelial cells ...

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