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Journal/Magazine Articles

 

This collection contains original research articles, review articles and case reports published in local and international peer reviewed journals by the staff members of the Faculty of Medicine

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  • Ratnayake, R.M.U.S.; Epitakaduwa, C.; Jayatunge, D.N.U.; Ediriweera, D.; Hewavisenthi, S.J.D.S. (College of Pathologists of Sri Lanka, 2019)
    INTRODUCTION: High Iron Diamine Alcian blue (HID-AB) is a well-established technique for demonstrating colonic acid mucins namely sulphomucins (brown- black) and sialomucins (blue). In certain colonic pathologies expression ...
  • Hewavisenthi, J.; Mudduwa, L. (College of Pathologists of Sri Lanka, 2019)
    No abstract available
  • Dilhani, M.N.; Jayaweera, W.M.N.M.; Williams, H.S.A.; Premawhardhena, A.P. (The Sri Lanka College of Haematologists, 2019)
    ABSTRACT: Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is a myelopro¬liferative neoplasm (MPN) of hematopoietic stem cells characterized by the presence of the Philadel-phia (Ph) chromosome (t (9;22) (q34.1;qll.2), in which granulocytes ...
  • Priyangika, D.K.D.; Premawansa, G.; Adikari, M.; Thillainathan, S.; Premawansa, S.; Jayamanne, B.D.W.; Premaratna, R. (Biomed Central, 2021)
    OBJECTIVES: Dengue viral infection is an ongoing epidemic in Sri Lanka, causing significant mortality and morbidity. A descriptive-analytical study was carried out using serologically confirmed Dengue patients during a ...
  • Mettananda, S. (The Sri Lanka College of Haematologists, 2019)
    ABSTRACT: β-Thalassaemia is a disorder of haemoglobin synthesis which does not have an effective cure for a majority of patients affected. Most patients have poor quality of life and die prematurely. The basic pathophysiology ...
  • Williams, S. (The Sri Lanka College of Haematologists, 2019)
    No abstract available
  • Chen, J.; Spracklen, C.N.; Marenne, G.; Varshney, A.; Corbin, L.J.; Luan, J.; Willems, S.M.; Wu, Y.; Zhang, X.; Horikoshi, M.; Boutin, T.S.; Mägi, R.; Waage, J.; Li-Gao, R.; Chan, K.H.K; Yao, J.; Anasanti, M.D.; Chu, A.Y.; Claringbould, A.; Heikkinen, J.; Hong, J.; Hottenga, J.J.; Huo, S.; Kaakinen, M.A.; Louie, T.; März, W.; Moreno-Macias, H.; Ndungu, A.; Nelson, S.C.; Nolte, I.M.; North, K.E.; Raulerson, C.K.; Ray, D.; Rohde, R.; Rybin, D.; Schurmann, C.; Sim, X.; Southam, L.; Stewart, I.D.; Wang, C.A.; Wang, Y.; Wu, P.; Zhang, W.; Ahluwalia, T.S.; Appel, E.V.R.; Bielak, L.F.; Brody, J.A.; Burtt, N.P.; Cabrera, C.P.; Cade, B.E.; Chai, J.F.; Chai, X.; Chang, L.C.; Chen, C.H.; Chen, B.H.; Chitrala, K.N.; Chiu, Y.F.; De Haan, H.G.; Delgado, G.E.; Demirkan, A.; Duan, Q.; Engmann, J.; Fatumo, S.A.; Gayán, J.; Giulianini, F.; Gong, J.H.; Gustafsson, S.; Hai, Y.; Hartwig, F.P.; He, J.; Heianza, Y.; Huang, T.; Huerta-Chagoya, A.; Hwang, M.Y.; Jensen, R.A.; Kawaguchi, T.; Kentistou, K.A.; Kim, Y.J.; Kleber, M.E.; Kooner, I.K.; Lai, S.; Lange, L.A.; Langefeld, C.D.; Lauzon, M.; Li, M.; Ligthart, S.; Liu, J.; Loh, M.; Long, J.; Lyssenko, V.; Mangino, M.; Marzi, C.; Montasser, M.E.; Nag, A.; Nakatochi, M.; Noce, D.; Noordam, R.; Pistis, G.; Preuss, M.; Raffield, L.; Rasmussen-Torvik, L.J.; Rich, S.S.; Robertson, N.R.; Rueedi, R.; Ryan, K.; Sanna, S.; Saxena, R.; Schraut, K.E.; Sennblad, B.; Setoh, K.; Smith, A.V.; Sparsø, T.; Strawbridge, R.J.; Takeuchi, F.; Tan, J.; Trompet, S.; Van den Akker, E.; Van der Most, P.J.; Verweij, N.; Vogel, M.; Wang, H.; Wang, C.; Wang, N.; Warren, H.R.; Wen, W.; Wilsgaard, T.; Wong, A.; Wood, A.R.; Xie, T.; Zafarmand, M.H.; Zhao, J.H.; Zhao, W.; Amin, N.; Arzumanyan, Z.; Astrup, A.; Bakker, S.J.L.; Baldassarre, D.; Beekman, M.; Bergman, R.N.; Bertoni, A.; Blüher, M.; Bonnycastle, L.L.; Bornstein, S.R.; Bowden, D.W.; Cai, Q.; Campbell, A.; Campbell, H.; Chang, Y.C.; de Geus, E.J.C.; Dehghan, A.; Du, S.; Eiriksdottir, G.; Farmaki, A.E.; Frånberg, M.; Fuchsberger, C.; Gao, Y.; Gjesing, A.P.; Goel, A.; Han, S.; Hartman, C.A.; Herder, C.; Hicks, A.A.; Hsieh, C.H.; Hsueh, W.A.; Ichihara, S.; Igase, M.; Ikram, M.A.; Johnson, W.C.; Jørgensen, M.E.; Joshi, P.K.; Kalyani, R.R.; Kandeel, F.R.; Katsuya, T.; Khor, C.C.; Kiess, W.; Kolcic, I.; Kuulasmaa, T.; Kuusisto, J.; Läll, K.; Lam, K.; Lawlor, D.A.; Lee, N.R.; Lemaitre, R.N.; Li, H.; Lifelines Cohort Study; Lin, S.Y.; Lindström, J.; Linneberg, A.; Liu, J.; Lorenzo, C.; Matsubara, T.; Matsuda, F.; Mingrone, G.; Mooijaart, S.; Moon, S.; Nabika, T.; Nadkarni, G.N.; Nadler, J.L.; Nelis, M.; Neville, M.J.; Norris, J.M.; Ohyagi, Y.; Peters, A.; Peyser, P.A.; Polasek, O.; Qi, Q.; Raven, D.; Reilly, D.F.; Reiner, A.; Rivideneira, F.; Roll, K.; Rudan, I.; Sabanayagam, C.; Sandow, K.; Sattar, N.; Schürmann, A.; Shi, J.; Stringham, H.M.; Taylor, K.D.; Teslovich, T.M.; Thuesen, B.; Timmers, P.R.H.J.; Tremoli, E.; Tsai, M.Y.; Uitterlinden, A.; van Dam, R.M.; van Heemst, D.; van Hylckama Vlieg, A.; van Vliet-Ostaptchouk, J.V.; Vangipurapu, J.; Vestergaard, H.; Wang, T.; Willems van Dijk, K.; Zemunik, T.; Abecasis, G.R.; Adair, L.S.; Aguilar-Salinas, C.A.; Alarcón-Riquelme, M.E.; An, P.; Aviles-Santa, L.; Becker, D.M.; Beilin, L.J.; Bergmann, S.; Bisgaard, H.; Black, C.; Boehnke, M.; Boerwinkle, E.; Böhm, B.O.; Bønnelykke, K.; Boomsma, D.I.; Bottinger, E.P.; Buchanan, T.A.; Canouil, M.; Caulfield, M.J.; Chambers, J.C.; Chasman, D.I.; Chen, Y.I.; Cheng, C.Y.; Collins, F.S.; Correa, A.; Cucca, F.; de Silva, H.J.; Dedoussis, G.; Elmståhl, S.; Evans, M.K.; Ferrannini, E.; Ferrucci, L.; Florez, J.C.; Franks, P.W.; Frayling, T.M.; Froguel, P.; Gigante, B.; Goodarzi, M.O.; Gordon-Larsen, P.; Grallert, H.; Grarup, N.; Grimsgaard, S.; Groop, L.; Gudnason, V.; Guo, X.; Hamsten, A.; Hansen, T.; Hayward, C.; Heckbert, S.R.; Horta, B.L.; Huang, W.; Ingelsson, E.; James, P.S.; Jarvelin, M.R.; Jonas, J.B.; Jukema, J.W.; Kaleebu, P.; Kaplan, R.; Kardia, S.L.R.; Kato, N.; Keinanen-Kiukaanniemi, S.M.; Kim, B.J.; Kivimaki, M.; Koistinen, H.A.; Kooner, J.S.; Körner, A.; Kovacs, P.; Kuh, D.; Kumari, M.; Kutalik, Z.; Laakso, M.; Lakka, T.A.; Launer, L.J.; Leander, K.; Li, H.; Lin, X.; Lind, L.; Lindgren, C.; Liu, S.; Loos, R.J.F.; Magnusson, P.K.E.; Mahajan, A.; Metspalu, A.; Mook-Kanamori, D.O.; Mori, T.A.; Munroe, P.B.; Njølstad, I.; O'Connell, J.R.; Oldehinkel, A.J.; Ong, K.K.; Padmanabhan, S.; Palmer, C.N.A.; Palmer, N.D.; Pedersen, O.; Pennell, C.E.; Porteous, D.J.; Pramstaller, P.P.; Province, M.A.; Psaty, B.M.; Qi, L.; Raffel, L.J.; Rauramaa, R.; Redline, S.; Ridker, P.M.; Rosendaal, F.R.; Saaristo, T.E.; Sandhu, M.; Saramies, J.; Schneiderman, N.; Schwarz, P.; Scott, L.J.; Selvin, E.; Sever, P.; Shu, X.O.; Slagboom, P.E.; Small, K.S.; Smith, B.H.; Snieder, H.; Sofer, T.; Sørensen, T.I.A.; Spector, T.D.; Stanton, A.; Steves, C.J.; Stumvoll, M.; Sun, L.; Tabara, Y.; Tai, E.S.; Timpson, N.J.; Tönjes, A.; Tuomilehto, J.; Tusie, T.; Uusitupa, M.; van der Harst, P.; van Duijn, C.; Vitart, V.; Vollenweider, P.; Vrijkotte, T.G.M.; Wagenknecht, L.E.; Walker, M.; Wang, Y.X.; Wareham, N.J.; Watanabe, R.M.; Watkins, H.; Wei, W.B.; Wickremasinghe, A.R.; Willemsen, G.; Wilson, J.F.; Wong, T.Y.; Wu, J.Y.; Xiang, A.H.; Yanek, L.R.; Yengo, L.; Yokota, M.; Zeggini, E.; Zheng, W.; Zonderman, A.B.; Rotter, J.I.; Gloyn, A.L.; McCarthy, M.I.; Dupuis, J.; Meigs, J.B.; Scott, R.A.; Prokopenko, I.; Leong, A.; Liu, C.T.; Parker, S.C.J.; Mohlke, K.L.; Langenberg, C.; Wheeler, E.; Morris, A.P.; Barroso, I.; Meta-Analysis of Glucose and Insulin-related Traits Consortium (MAGIC) Collaborators. (Nature Pub. Co., 2021)
    ABSTRACT: Glycemic traits are used to diagnose and monitor type 2 diabetes and cardiometabolic health. To date, most genetic studies of glycemic traits have focused on individuals of European ancestry. Here we aggregated ...
  • Lightner, A.L.; Ashburn, J.H.; Brar, M.S.; Carvello, M.; Chandrasinghe, P.; Van Overstraeten, A.D.B.; Fleshner, P.R.; Gallo, G.; Kotze, P.G.; Holubar, S.D.; Reza, L.M.; Spinelli, A.; Strong, S.A.; Tozer, P.J.; Truong, A.; Warusavitarne, J.; Yamamoto, T.; Zaghiyan, K. (Mosby Inc., 2020)
    No abstract available
  • Karunanayake, A.L. (Sri Lankan Sports Medicine Association, 2020)
    ABSTRACT: Injuries are common during sports and exercise. In addition to medication, physical exercise and massage therapy, rehabilitation specialists use a variety of physical modalities to reduce pain, facilitate healing ...
  • Alles, M.; Wariyapola, D.; Salvin, K.; Jayatilleke, K. (Sri Lankan Society for Microbiology, 2020)
    ABSTRACT: Kocuria kristinae is part of the microbiota of humans but can also act as an opportunistic pathogen causing invasive infection. Here we report a case of endophthalmitis in a previously healthy adult male presumably ...
  • Padumadasa, S.; Siriwardana, R.C. (Sri Lanka college of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, 2021)
    No abstract available
  • Silva, D.; Randombage, P.; Gankanda, W.; Abeysekara, N.; Edirisinghe, V.; Chandratilake, M. (Sri Lanka college of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, 2021)
    INTRODUCTION Purpose: To evaluate distance education via the web facilitates teaching through problem-based learning and incorporating scientific evidence in the context of practical application to medical undergraduates. ...
  • Wanninayake, L.; Somarathne, A.; Nair, N.; Ranawaka, U.K. (Ceylon College of Physicians, 2021)
    ABSTRACT: Paroxysmal dyskinesias are a group of rare movement disorders with several distinct varieties. Clinical history is the key to the diagnosis of the paroxysmal dyskinesias. This case report describes a patient with ...
  • Suresh, S.; Fisher, C.; Ayyub, H.; Premawardhena, A.; Allen, A.; Perera, A.; Bandara, D.; Olivieri, N.; Weatherall, D. (Elsevier-Academic Press, 2013)
    The α-globin genes were studied in nine families with unexplained hypochromic anaemia and in 167 patients with HbE β thalassaemia in Sri Lanka. As well as the common deletion forms of α(+) thalassaemia three families from ...
  • Ranawaka, U.K. (Ceylon College of Physicians, 2021)
    No abstract available
  • Mettananda, K.C.D. (Ceylon College of Physicians, 2021)
    ABSTRACT: In patients presenting with transient ischaemic attacks and acute minor noncardioembolic ischemic strokes (NIHSS score ≤3) who did not receive intravenous alteplase, treatment with dual antiplatelet therapy with ...
  • Song, P.; Gupta, A.; Goon, I.Y.; Hasan, M.; Mahmood, S.; Pradeepa, R.; Siddiqui, S.; Frost, G.S.; Kusuma, D.; Miraldo, M.; Sassi, F.; Wareham, N.J.; Ahmed, S.; Anjana, R.M.; Brage, S.; Forouhi, N.G.; Jha, S.; Kasturiratne, A.; Katulanda, P.; Khawaja, K.I.; Loh, M.; Mridha, M.K.; Wickremasinghe, A.R.; Kooner, J.S.; Chambers, J.C. (Oxford University Press., 2021)
    No abstract available
  • Dahanayake, D.; Rajapakse, H.; Wickramasinghe, A.; Chandradasa, M.; Rohanachandra, Y.; Perera, S.; Nillo, A.M.; Molodynski, A. (London Avenue Publishing Co, 2021)
    BACKGROUND: Studies from around the world have shown higher rates of anxiety, depression, alcohol and other drug use, and burnout in medical students. AIMS: The aim of this study was to identify the socio-demographic factors ...
  • Elsner, J.; Mensah, M.A.; Holtgrewe, M.; Hertzberg, J.; Bigoni, S.; Busche, A.; Coutelier, M.; de Silva, D.C.; Elçioglu, N.; Filges, I.; Gerkes, E.; Girisha, K.M.; Graul-Neumann, L.; Jamsheer, A.; Krawitz, P.; Kurth, I.; Markus, S.; Megarbane, A.; Reis, A.; Reuter, M.S.; Svoboda, D.; Teller, C.; Tuysuz, B.; Türkmen, S.; Wilson, M.; Woitschach, R.; Vater, I.; Caliebe, A.; Hülsemann, W.; Horn, D.; Mundlos, S.; Spielmann, M. (Springer-Verlag., 2021)
    ABSTRACT: The extensive clinical and genetic heterogeneity of congenital limb malformation calls for comprehensive genome-wide analysis of genetic variation. Genome sequencing (GS) has the potential to identify all genetic ...
  • Gunaratna, G.P.S.; Howard-Jones, A.R.; Marais, B.; Britton, P.N. (Blackwell Scientific Publications., 2021)
    No abstract available

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