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Could Consumption of Trace Element–Contaminated Rice Be a Risk Factor for Acute Interstitial Nephritis with Uncertain Etiology in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka

Could Consumption of Trace Element–Contaminated Rice Be a Risk Factor for Acute Interstitial Nephritis with Uncertain Etiology in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka?

Shakila Premarathne 1, Rohana Chandrajith 2, Nishantha Nanayakkara 3, C D Gamage 4, Neelakanthi Ratnatunga 5, Sulochana Wijetunge 5, Zeid Badurdeen 6, Shashika Guruge 7, N Elladeniya 6, K P S Madushan 6, K O C U Samarasiri 6, Pasan Hewavitharane 1, Dulanjali Herath 1, Sachintha Senarathne 8 Affiliations Centre for Research, National Hospital, Kandy, …

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Epidemiology, molecular, and genetic methodologies to evaluate causes of CKDu around the world: report of the Working Group from the ISN International Consortium of Collaborators on CKDu

Shuchi Anand1 , Ben Caplin2 , Marvin Gonzalez-Quiroz2,3 , Stephen L. Schensul4 , Vivek Bhalla1 , Xavier Parada5 , Nishantha Nanayakkara6 , Andrew Fire1 , Adeera Levin7 and David J. Friedman8 , on behalf of International Society of Nephrology’s International Consortium of Collaborators on Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology (i3C)9   1 School of Medicine, …

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Overcoming barriers and building a strong peritoneal dialysis programme – Experience from three South Asian countries.

Klara Paudel1, Ahad Qayyum2, Abdul WM Wazil3, Sanjib K Sharma4, Kalpana Shrestha5, Stanley Fan6, Agnes Haris7, Fredric O Finkelstein8, Nishanthe Nanayakkara3 1Department of Medicine, Charak Memorial Hospital, Pokhara, Nepal 2Department of Nephrology, Bahria Town Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan 3Department of Nephrology, Teaching Hospital, Kandy, Sri Lanka 4Department of Internal Medicine, BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, …

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POS-224 IMPORTANCE OF SERUM ALDOSTERONE ON CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE OF UNCERTAIN AETIOLOGY IN SRI LANKA.

B. FERNANDO , N. Hewa Gajamanage , N. Nanayakkara Introduction The Chronic Kidney Disease of uncertain aetiology (CKDu), a recently described tubular interstitial nephropathy, is prevalent in tropical or subtropical countries including pockets in the farming dry zone of Sri Lanka, India, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Egypt, and Tunisia. There is growing evidence to suggest that …

POS-224 IMPORTANCE OF SERUM ALDOSTERONE ON CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE OF UNCERTAIN AETIOLOGY IN SRI LANKA. Read More »

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PREVALENCE OF ANAEMIA AND ITS ASSOCIATED FACTORS AMONG PATIENTS ON MAINTENANCE HAEMODIALYSIS TREATMENT.

Samarasekara SDBPP 1#, Nandasena HMRKG1, Pathirathne  ML1, Basnayake  BMDB2, Erandika  HGN2 ,        Nayanamali MAA2, Kumari UGDA 2,  Nanayakkara N2 1 Department of Nursing, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka 2 Nephrology and Transplant Unit, National Hospital Kandy, Sri Lanka # <sdbppsamarasekara@gmail.com > Asia Pacific Consortium for Public Health Introduction and objectives -Anaemia …

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Dietary adherence with guideline recommendations in patients undergoing Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis

General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University – 13th International Research Conference DRTS Dasanayake1#, AMSD Pathiranage1, N Nanayakkara2 1#Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka 2National hospital, Kandy, Sri Lanka #thakshila760@gmail.com Abstract- Dietary nutrient intake plays a dominant role in maintaining proper nutritional status in Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) patients. Adhering to …

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SUBSTANDARD DIETARY PRACTICES IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING CONTINUOUS AMBULATORY PERITONEAL DIALYSIS

Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH)- 2020 Dasanayake DRTS 1, Pathiranage AMSD 1, Basnayake BMDB2, Aththanayake AMIS2, Samarakoon HT2, Nanayakkara N2 1Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka 2National hospital, Kandy, Sri Lanka Introduction and objectives-Individual nutritional practices adhering to general dietary recommendations are decisive in long term Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal …

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RETINOL BINDING PROTEIN (RBP4) AS A URINARY MARKER OF SEVERITY IN CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE OF UNCERTAIN ETIOLOGY

Fernando,W.B.N.T1.,Hettiarachchi, T.W1., Hemage,R1., Sudeshika S.H.T1., Badurdeen, M.Z1., Nanayakkara, N2* 1Centre for Education, Research and Training on Kidney Diseases (CERTKiD), Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka 2Transplant and Dialysis Unit, Teaching Hospital, Kandy, Sri Lanka   Background: RBP4 is a low molecular weight protein that is mainly synthesized in the liver belonging to the …

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Maternal and fetal outcomes in pregnant patients with lupus nephritis

Basnayake BMDB1, Wazil AWM1, Nanayakkara N1, Deepani AAR1, Chathurani MMI1, Thennakoon TDK1, Wijayawickrama BA1, Nayanamali MAA1, Devagiri DMSDK1 1Department of Nephrology and Renal Transplant, National Hospital Kandy, Sri Lanka Background: Pregnancy in a woman with lupus nephritis (LN) carries a high risk of maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. Aim of this study is to …

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Health literacy, knowledge and patient satisfaction among haemodialysis patients attending to Emergency Dialysis Unit, National Hospital, Kandy

APACPH Conference 2020 Hemodialysis (HD) Patients’ non-adherence to therapeutic recommendations and treatment satisfaction was determined by multidimensional factors and it has been recognized as foremost determinant of quality of life of a patient. Thus main purpose of this study was to assess the knowledge and treatment satisfaction of the patients undergoing HD treatment in Emergency …

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