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  • Jayasinghe, C.; Abeysena, C. (Journal of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka., 2019)
    INTRODUCTION: The postpartum period is generally a time of happiness and bonding between mother and the newborn, but complicated pregnancies can alter this. Postpartum depression (PPD) is a common complication of childbirth. ...
  • Hankey, G.J.; Eikelboom, J.W.; Baker, R.I.; Gelavis, A.; Hickling, S.C.; Jamrozik, K.; van Bockxmeer, F.M.; Vasikaran, S.; Chen, C.; Eikelboom, J.W.; Lees, K.R.; Yi, Q.; Hankey, G.J.; Algra, A.; Chen, C.; Wong, M.C.; Cheung, R.; Wong, I.; Divjak, I.; Ferro, J.; De Freitas, G.; Gommans, J.; Groppa, S.; Hill, M.; Spence, J.D.; Lees, K.R.; Lisheng, L.; Navarro, J.; Ranawaka, U.; Ricci, S.; Schmidt, R.; Slivka, A.; Tan, A.; Tsiskaridze, A.; Uddin, W.; Vanhooren, G.; Xavier, D.; Armitage, J.; Hobbs, M.; Le, M.; Sudlow, C.; Wheatley, K.; Yi, Q.; Brown, W.; Bulder, M.; Eikelboom, J.W.; Hankey, G.J.; Ho, W.K.; Jamrozik, K.; Klijn, C.J.; Koedam, E.; Langton, P.; Nijboer, E.; Tuch, P.; Pizzi, J.; Tang, M.; Alaparthi, R.; Antenucci, M.; Chew, Y.; Chinnery, C.; Cockayne, C.; Holt, R.; Loh, K.; McMullin, L.; Mulholland, G.; Nahoo, B.; Read, E.; Smith, F.; Yip, C.Y.; Hankey, G.J.; Loh, K.; Crimmins, D.; Davis, T.; England, M.; Rakic, V.; Schultz, D.W.; Frayne, J.; Bladin, C.; Kokkinos, J.; Dunbabin, D.; Harper, J.; Rees, P.; Warden, D.; Levi, C.; Parsons, M.; Russell, M.; Spratt, N.; Clayton, P.; Nayagam, P.; Sharp, J.; Grainger, K.; De Wytt, C.; McDougall, A.; Donnan, G.A.; Grimley, R.; Neynens, E.; Reinhart, B.; Ropele, S.; Schmidt, R.; Stögerer, E.; Dedeken, P.; Schelstraete, C.; Vanhooren, G.; Veyt, A.; Andre, C.; De Freitas, G.R.; Gomes, S.E.; Mok, V.C.; Wong, A.; Wong, L.K.; Cheung, R.T.; Li, L.S.; Pais, P.; Xavier, D.; Joshi, S.; Parthasaradhi, S.; Roy, A.K.; Varghese, R.V.; Kochar, K.; Panwar, R.B.; Chidambaram, N.; Rajasekaharan, U.; Bala, S.; Pandian, J.D.; Singh, Y.; Karadan, U.; Salam, A.; Shivkumar, S.; Sundararajan, A.; Joshi, R.; Kalantri, S.P.; Singh, H.; Rath, A.; Balasubramanian, N.T.; Kalanidhi, A.; Babu, K.; Bharani, A.; Choudhary, P.; Jain, M.; Agarwal, A.; Singh, M.; Agarwal, R.R.; Gupta, R.; Kothari, S.; Mijar, S.; Wadia, R.S.; Paul, S.K.; Sekhar Nandi, S.; Mehndiratta, M.M.; Tukaram, U.; Mittal, K.; Rohatgi, A.; Kumar, S.; Vinayan, K.P.; Muralidharan, R.S.; Celani, M.G.; Favorito, I.; Mazzoli, T.; Ricci, S.; Righetti, E.; Blundo, M.; Carnemolla, A.; D'Asta, A.; Giordano, A.; Iemolo, F.; Favorito, L.; Mazzoli, T.; Ricci, S.; Righetti, E.; Gresele, P.; Guercini, F.; Caporalini, R.; De Dominicis, L.; Giovagnetti, M.; Giuliani, G.; Paoletti, S.; Pucci, E.; Cavallini, A.; Persico, A.; Casoni, F.; Costa, A.; Magoni, M.; Spezi, R.; Tortorella, R.; Venturelli, E.; Vergani, V.; Caprioli, S.; Provisione, M.; Zanotta, D.; Abdullah, J.M.; Damitri, T.; Idris, B.; Sayuthi, S.; Hong, J.J.; Tan, C.T.; Tan, K.S.; Dutca, G.; Grigor, V.; Groppa, S.; Manea, D.; Achterberg, S.; Algra, A.; Halkes, P.H.; Kappelle, L.J.; Boon, A.M.; Doelman, J.C.; Sips, R.; Visscher, F.; Kwa, V.I.; Ternede, O.A.; van der Sande, J.J.; Frendin, T.; Gommans, J.; Anderson, N.E.; Bennett, P.; Charleston, A.; Spriggs, D.; Singh, J.; Bourke, J.; Bucknell, R.; McNaughton, H.; Anwar, A.; Murtaza, H.; Uddin, W.; Ismail, J.; Khan, N.U.; Navarro, J.C.; Amor, V.G.; Canete, M.T.; Lim, C.; Ravelo, E.B.; Siguenza, M.; Villahermosa, M.O.; Siguenza, M.; Canete, M.T.; Cardino, M.J.; Cenabre, R.; Gara, M.; Salas, Z.; Batac, A.; Canete, M.T.; Conde, L.; Dumdum, P.; Garcia, F.S.; Libarnes, S.; Matig-a, N.; Olanda, N.; Arcenas, R.; Canete, M.T.; Loraña, A.; Surdilla, A.; Araullo, M.L.; Lokin, J.; Maylem, G.; Marques, E.; Veloso, M.; Correia, M.; Lopes, G.; Canhão, P.; Ferro, J.M.; Melo, T.P.; Dias, A.; Sousa, A.P.; Tsiskaridze, A.; Vashadze, T.; Divjak, I.; Papic, V.; Chang, H.M.; Chen, C.P.; De Silva, D.A.; Tan, E.K.; Ranawaka, U.K.; Wijesekera, J.C.; De Silva, H.A.; Wijekoon, C.N.; Dawson, U.K.; Higgins, P.; Lees, K.R.; MacDonald, L.; McArthur, K.; McIlvenna, Y.; Quinn, T.; Walters, M.; Curless, R.; Dickson, J.; Murdy, J.; Scott, A.; Cameron, S.; Darnley, K.; Dennis, M.; Lyle, D.; Hunter, A.; Watt, M.; Watt, M.; Wiggam, I.; Murdy, J.; Rodgers, H.; Dick, F.; Macleod, M.; McKenzie, A.; Jones, P.; Jones, S.; Hussain, M.; Albazzaz, M.K.; Elliott, K.; Hardware, B.; Bacabac, E.; Martin, H.; Sharma, A.; Sutton, V.; Baht, H.; Cowie, L.; Gunathilagan, G.; Hargrove, D.R.; Smithard, D.J.; Adrian, M.; Bath, P.; Hammonds, F.; Maguire, H.; Roff, C.; Datta-chaudhuri, M.; Diyazee, K.; Krishnamoorthy, S.; McNulty, K.; Okwera, J.; Hilaire, C.; Kelly, D.; Barron, L.; James, M.; Wedge, N.; Bruce, M.; Macleod, M.; Barber, M.; Esson, D.; Ames, D.; Chataway, J.; Bulley, S.; Jenkins, K.; Rashed, K.; Dafalla, B.E.; Venugopalan, T.C.; Ball, M.; Punnoose, S.; Justin, F.; Sekaran, L.; Sethuraman, S.; Goddard, H.; Howard, J.; McIlmoyle, J.; Diver-Hall, C.; McCarron, M.; McNicholl, M.P.; Clamp, B.; Hunter, J.; Oke, A.; Weaver, A.; Fraser, P.; McAlpine, C.; Chambers, J.; Dymond, H.; Saunders, G.; Langhorne, P.; Stott, D.; Wright, F.; Adie, K.; Bland, R.; Courtauld, G.; Harrington, F.; James, A.; Mate, A.; Schofield, C.; Wroath, C.; Duberley, S.; Punekar, S.; Niranjan, K.; Sandler, D.; Krishna, P.; Moussouttas, M.; Notestine, M.A.; Slivka, A.; Vallini, D.; Hwang, T.; Saverance, M.; Booth, K.; Murphy, D. (Lancet Pub. Group, 2010)
    BACKGROUND: Epidemiological studies suggest that raised plasma concentrations of total homocysteine might be a risk factor for major vascular events. Whether lowering total homocysteine with B vitamins prevents major ...
  • Allen, A.; Fisher, C.; Premawardhena, A.; Bandara, D.; Perera, A.; Allen, S.; St Pierre, T.; Olivieri, N.; Weatherall, D. (American Society of Hematology., 2012)
    ABSTRACT: During investigations of the phenotypic diversity of hemoglobin (Hb) E β thalassemia, a patient was encountered with persistently high levels of methemoglobin associated with a left-shift in the oxygen dissociation ...
  • Pinto, D.; Munasinghe, N.; Chandrasinghe, P.C.; Fernando, R. (World Journal of Endocrine Surgery., 2018)
    ABSTRACT: AIM: An incidental thyroid carcinoma (ITC) is a thyroid malignancy that is not clinically or cytologically detected preoperatively. The incidence of ITC is between 10% to 20% in the literature. A study was ...
  • Ray, K.K.; Colhoun, H.M.; Szarek, M.; Baccara-Dinet, M.; Bhatt, D.L.; Bittner, V.A.; Budaj, A.J.; Diaz, R.; Goodman, S.G.; Hanotin, C.; Harrington, R.A.; Jukema, J.W.; Loizeau, V.; Lopes, R.D.; Moryusef, A.; Murin, J.; Pordy, R.; Ristic, A.D.; Roe, M.T.; Tuñón, J.; White, H.D.; Zeiher, A.M.; Schwartz, G.G.; Steg, P.G.; ODYSSEY OUTCOMES Committees and Investigators. (The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology., 2019)
    BACKGROUND: After acute coronary syndrome, diabetes conveys an excess risk of ischaemic cardiovascular events. A reduction in mean LDL cholesterol to 1·4-1·8 mmol/L with ezetimibe or statins reduces cardiovascular events ...
  • Lung, T.; Jan, S.; de Silva, H.A.; Guggilla, R.; Maulik, P.K.; Naik, N.; Patel, A.; dfe Silva, A.P.; Rajapakse, S.; Ranasinghe, G.; Prabhakaran, D.; Rodgers, A.; Salam, A.; Selak, V.; Stepien, S.; Thom, S.; Webster, R.; Lea-Laba, T.; TRIUMPH Study Group. (The Lancet. Global health., 2019)
    BACKGROUND: Elevated blood pressure incurs a major health and economic burden, particularly in low-income and middle-income countries. The Triple Pill versus Usual Care Management for Patients with Mild-to-Moderate ...
  • Knipe, D.; Metcalfe, C.; Hawton, K.; Pearson, M.; Dawson, A.; Jayamanne, S.; Konradsen, F.; Eddleston, M.; Gunnell, D. (The lancet. Psychiatry., 2019)
    BACKGROUND: Evidence from high income countries (HICs) suggests that individuals who present to hospital after self-harm are an important target for suicide prevention, but evidence from low and middle-income countries ...
  • Paranitharan, P.; Perera, W.N.S.; Perera, A.A.B.S.; Paranavithana, S.S.; Samanpura, L. (Sri Lanka Journal of Forensic Medicine, Science & Law, 2018)
    ABSTRACT: Facial injuries play a significant role when it comes to medico-legal interpretation, category of hurt, cause of death and for compensation purposes. Road traffic accidents had been identified as a major contributor ...
  • Nadeera, D.R.; Edirisinghe, P.A.S.; Kitulwatte, I.D.G. (Sri Lanka Journal of Forensic Medicine, Science & Law, 2018)
    ABSTRACT: Forensic photography refers making of images to record objects, scenes and events to be used in the legal process. With popularization of digital cameras, forensic photography is being increasingly used as a ...
  • Paranitharan, P.; Perera, W.N.S. (Sri Lanka Journal of Forensic Medicine, Science & Law., 2018)
    ABSTRACT: In Sri Lanka railway related deaths are reported throughout the year. Most accidental deaths occur due to negligent behaviour of pedestrians and drivers. Fatal train impacts cause extensive visceral and ...
  • Jayasekera, R.N.; Abeysena, C. (Journal of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka., 2018)
    BACKGROUND: Good health is essential for older people to remain independent and to play a significant role in the family as well as in the community. Home accident is one that causes significant morbidity and mortality in ...
  • Nandasena, G.; Abeysena, C. (Journal of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka, 2018)
    ABSTRACT: Objective To describe available facilities and equipment in ambulances, to provide essential emergency care, which transport patients to the National Hospital of Sri Lanka Methods A descriptive cross-sectional ...
  • Mahendra, B.A.G.G.; Hewavisenthi, S.J.De S. (Journal of Diagnostic Pathology, 2018)
    ABSTRACT: In order to determine the role of the pathologist in assessing disease activity in UC, clinical and histological correlation of disease activity, correlation between endoscopy and histology and determining the ...
  • Wijerathne, B.T.B.; Meier, R.J.; Salgado, L.S.S.; Rathnayake, G.K.; Kumara, S.S.; Agampodi, S.B. (Ceylon Journal of Medical Science, 2018)
    No abstract available.
  • Dharmapala, A.D.; Siriwardena, R.C.; Chan, A.; Adair, A.; Shrikhande, S.; Jeyarajah, R.; Jegatheeswaran, S.; Jagannath, P.; Siriwardhane, M.; Sivaganesh, S.; Pathirana, A.A.; Siriwardena, A.K. (The Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery., 2018)
    ABSTRACT: Guidelines to manage liver metastases were developed at a meeting jointly organized by the Sri Lanka Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association (SLHPBA) and the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association (IHPBA). ...
  • Shanika, L.G.T.; Wijekoon, C.N.; Jayamanne, S.; Coombes, J.; Perera, D.; Pathiraja, V.M.; Mamunuwa, N.; Mohamed, F.; Coombes, I.; Lynch, C.; de Silva, H.A.; Dawson, A.H. (Pharmaceutical Journal of Sri Lanka, 2018)
    ABSTRACT: Medication review by a clinical pharmacist improves quality use of medicines in patients by identifying, reducing and preventing drug related problems and hospital re-admissions. This service is new to Sri Lanka. ...
  • Niriella, M.A.; Kasturiratna, A.; Beddage, T.; Ediriweera, D.S.; de Silva, S.T.; Perera, K.R.; Subasinghe, C.E.; Kodisinghe, S.K.; Piyaratna, T.C.; Rishikesawan, V.; Dassanayaka, A.S.; de Silva, A.P.; Pathmeswaran, A.; Wickramasinghe, A.R.; Kato, N.; de Silva, H.J. (PLoS hub for clinical trials, 2019)
    BACKGROUND: There are few studies investigating the natural course of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in the community. We assessed resolution of NAFLD in a general population cohort of urban Sri Lankans adults. ...
  • Subasinghe, R.A.I.A.; Ileperuma, L.D. (2017)
    ABSTRACT: Noise is one of the most common causes of hearing loss. The World Health Organization estimates that 10% of the world population is exposed to sound pressure levels that could potentially cause Noise Induced ...
  • Ileperuma, L.D. (2018)
    BACKGROUND AND RATIONALE: Exposure to excessive noise is a major cause of hearing disorders (Crandell et al., 2004). Leisure time noise can be one of the most important reasons for the development of noise induced hearing ...

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