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Pediatrics Nephrotic syndrome

Nephrotic condition syndrome causes the kidneys to release a lot of protein into the urine. This can cause various concerns, including swelling of body tissues and an increased risk of infection. Although nephrotic syndrome can affect anyone at any age, it is most commonly diagnosed in children between the ages of two and five. It …

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Dietary Knowledge and Practice in Patients Undergoing Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis

Proceedings of Peradeniya University International Research Sessions 2021, Sri Lanka, Vol. 23, 11th & 12th November 2021 iPURSE 2021 – 262 Health and Society Dietary Knowledge and Practice in Patients Undergoing Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis D.R.T.S. Dasanayake1,2*, A.M.S.D. Pathiranage1, H.G.N. Erandika2, M.A.A. Nayanamali2,3, S.D.B.P.P. Samarasekara1,2 and N. Nanayakkara2 1Department of Nursing, Faculty of Allied Health …

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ඌරෙකුගෙන් මිනිසෙකුට වකුගඩු බද්ධ කිරීමක්..?

ඌරෙකුගෙන් මිනිසෙකුට වකුගඩු බද්ධ කිරීමේ පළමු සාර්ථක පර්යේශණ සන්ධිස්ථානය ඉදිරි ඉන්ද්‍රිය හිඟතා විසඳීමේ පියවරක්ද? නිව් යෝර්ක් නගරයේ ශල්‍ය වෛද්‍යවරු මොළය අකර්මන්‍ය පුද්ගලයෙකුට ඌරු වකුගඩුවක් සාර්ථකව සම්බන්ධ කර පැය 54ක් පුරා ඉන්ද්‍රිය සාමාන්‍ය පරිදි ක්‍රියා කරන ආකාරය නිරීක්ෂණය කළහ. එවැනි ක්‍රියා පටිපාටි සතුන් අතර සිදු කර ඇති අතර, ඌරු වකුගඩුවක් මිනිස් සිරුරකට බද්ධ කළ පළමු අවස්ථාව …

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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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