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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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Prospective Biopsy-Based Study of CKD of Unknown Etiology in Sri Lanka

Shuchi Anand,1 Maria E. Montez-Rath,1 Dinuka Adasooriya,2,3 Neelakanthi Ratnatunga,4 Neeraja Kambham,5 Abdool Wazil,2 Sulcohana Wijetunge,4 Zeid Badurdeen,3 Charaka Ratnayake,2 Nishamani Karunasena,2 Stephen L. Schensul,6 Penny Valhos,7 Lalarukh Haider,8 Vivek Bhalla,1 Adeera Levin,9 Paul H. Wise,10 Glenn M. Chertow,1 Michele Barry,11 Andrew Z. Fire,5 and Nishantha Nanayakkara2,3   1 Division of Nephrology and Departments of 5 …

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Prevalence, risk factors and predicted risk of cardiac events in chronic kidney disease of uncertain aetiology in Sri Lanka: A tubular interstitial nephropathy

Thilini W. Hettiarachchi1 *, Buddhi N. T. W. Fernando2 , Thilini Sudeshika3 , Zeid Badurdeen1 , Shuchi Anand4 , Ajith Kularatne5 , Sulochana Wijetunge6 , Hemalika T. K. Abeysundara7 , Nishantha Nanayakkara8 1 Centre for Education, Research and Training on Kidney Diseases (CERTKiD), Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Galaha, Sri Lanka. 2 Department of …

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Chronic Kidney Disease of Uncertain Etiology in Sri Lanka is a Possible Sequel of Interstitial Nephritis!

Zeid Badurdeen1, Nishantha Nanayakkara1,4, Neelakanthi V.I. Ratnatunga1,2, Abdul W.M. Wazil4, Tilak D.J. Abeysekera1, Premil N. Rajakrishna4, Jalitha P. Thinnarachchi4, Ranjith Kumarasiri3, Dulani D. Welagedera4, Needika Rajapaksha4, and Adambarage P.D. Alwis4 1Centre for Education Research and Training on Kidney Diseases (CERTKiD), < 2Department of Pathology, 3Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradenya. …

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Expanding CAPD In Low-Resource Settings: A Distance Learning Approach

Robert Rope1,* , Nishantha Nanayakkara2,* , Abdul Wazil2, Sewmini Dickowita2, Rajitha Abeyeskera2, Lishanthe Gunerathne3, Dinuka Adoosoriya2, Nishamani Karunasena2, Chrarake Rathnayake2, Shuchi Anand1, and Anjali Saxena1,4 1Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA USA 2Teaching Hospital, Kandy, Sri Lanka; Renal Care & Research Unit 3Girandurukotte, Sri Lanka 4Division of Nephrology, Santa Clara …

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Exposure to Hantavirus is a Risk Factor Associated with Kidney Diseases in Sri Lanka: A Cross Sectional Study

Yomani D. Sarathkumara 1, Chandika D. Gamage 1, Sithumini Lokupathirage 2, Devinda S. Muthusinghe 3, Nishantha Nanayakkara 4, Lishanthe Gunarathne 5, Kenta Shimizu 2, Yoshimi Tsuda 2, Jiro Arikawa 2 and Kumiko Yoshimatsu 2,3,* 1 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya 20400, Sri Lanka 2 Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty …

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A study of lipid profile and glycemic status in patients with chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology in Sri Lanka.

Duminda B. Basnayake1*, W. G. H. Sandamali2 , Ayesha Nayanamali1 , Abdul W. M. Wazil1 , R. M. P. A. Siriwardena2 , T. M. C. I. Thennakoon2 , Thilak Dharmasiri1 , Nishantha Nanayakkara1 1Department of Nephrology and Renal Transplant, 2Department of Bio-chemistry, National Hospital, Kandy, Sri Lanka.   ABSTRACT Background: Dyslipidemia and impaired glucose tolerance …

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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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Unilateral Cervical Lymphadenopathy due to Cladosporium oxysporum: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Published in Hindawi Case reports in Pathology 2017

R. D. Jayasinghe,1 W. A. M. U. L. Abeysinghe,2 P. I. Jayasekara,3 Y. S. Mohomed,4 and B. S. M. S. Siriwardena2 1Department of Oral Medicine and Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka 2Department of Oral Pathology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka 3Department of Mycology, Medical …

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Congenital Midline Cervical Cleft. Published in 2018

Congenital Midline Cervical Cleft – A Case Report Y.S. Mohamed, M.V. Peiris Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit, DGH Polonnaruwa Abstract Congenital midline cervical cleft is a rare developmental anomaly of the anterior neck, mostly found in Caucasian females. Its embryologic origin has not been clearly established, but the most widely accepted etiology is impaired midline …

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