Medical and Health Sciences

Lifestyle factors associated with obesity in a cohort of males in the central province of Sri Lanka: a cross-sectional descriptive study

N W I A Jayawardana  1 , W A T A Jayalath  2 , W M T Madhujith  3 , U Ralapanawa  2 , R S Jayasekera  4 , S A S B Alagiyawanna  2 , A M K R Bandara  5 , N S Kalupahana  6 Affiliations 1 Department of Animal and Food Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri …

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Tackling the Fallout From Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology: Why We Need to Focus on Providing Peritoneal Dialysis in Rural, Low-Resource Settings

Nishanthe Nanayakkara1 , A.W.M. Wazil1 , Lishanthe Gunerathne2 , Sewmini Dickowita1 , Robert Rope3 , Chrarake Rathnayake1 , Anjali Saxena3,4 and Shuchi Anand3 1Teaching Hospital, Kandy, Sri Lanka; 2 Renal Care and Research Unit, Girandurukotte, Sri Lanka; 3 Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA; and 4 Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San …

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POTENTIAL BIOMARKERS FOR CKD-U PATIENTS IN SRILANKA: A REVIEW

Fernando,W.B.N.T1., Hettiarachchi, T.W1., Hemage,R1., 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: Chronic Kidney Disease due to unknown etiology (CKD-u) is a deadly disease. Its prevalence has been described in …

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Traditional Cardio vascular Risk factor prevalance and cardiovascular events among CKDu patients: Case control study

W.M.R.S. Wijekoon1, P.B. Subasinghe1, R.P.G.K.S. Weerakoon1, N. Nanayakkara2 1St. Thomas’ College (National School), Matale 2Kandy Teaching Hospital, Kandy   Introduction Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a condition characterized by a gradual and irreversible loss of kidney functions over time. Cardiovascular mortality is known to be high in patients with CKD and at least 50% of …

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INTRODUCTION OF CHRONIC AMBULATORY PERITONEAL DIALYSIS (CAPD) TO RURAL CKD-U ENDEMIC AREAS

Nanayakkara N, Wazil AWM, Ratnayake RMCSB, Rope R, Dickovita DKSS, Gunerathne EDL, Sexana A, Anand S   Affiliations – None Introduction and Objectives Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) has been a major burden for Sri Lanka, with a high prevalence among young, otherwise healthy, paddy farming population. Majority of CKD of unknown etiology (CKD-u) patients reach …

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A Novel Use for Used CAPD Bags

RajithaAbeysekara1, Abdul Wazil1 , Lishanthe Gunarathne2 , Sewmini Dickowita1 , Charaka Rathnayake1 , Nishamani Karunasena1 , Maithri Fernando1 ,Nishantha Nanayakkara1 1Teaching Hospital, Kandy , 2Renal Clinic Girandurukotte , Sri Lanka   Abstract : Used effluent dialysate bags are thrown away which adds burden to the environment. Here CAPD patient from Srilanka describes the use of used …

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A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY ON CLINICAL AND HISTOLOGICAL PATTERN OF PRESENTATION IN LUPUS NEPHRITIS PATIENTS – A SINGLE CENTRE EXPERIENCE IN SRI LANKA

Duminda Basnayake1 , Abdul Wazil2 , Nishantha Nanayakkara3 , Buddhisha Mahanama4 , Neelakanthi Ratnatunga2 , Kushangi Dissanayake5 , Pradeep Priyadarshana5 1 No 315, Williumgopallawa Road, Suduhumpola, Kandy, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, 2 Aniwattha, Kandy, Sri Lanka, 3 Heerassagala, Kandy, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, 4 Hanthana, Kandy, Sri Lanka and 5 Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka   …

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Characteristics of Chronic Renal Failures in Giradurukotte Sri Lanka

Nayanamali M.A.A.1*, Hettiarachchi T.W.2, Gunarathne L.3, Elladeniya N.1, Sonnadara T.1, Liyadipitiya M.3, Nanayakkara N.1 1Nephrology and Transplant Unit, National Hospital, Kandy 2Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya 3Renal Unit, Provincial Hospital, Giradurukotte *ayesha.medagedar@gmail.com   Introduction: Prevalence of Chronic kidney disease (CKD) depends on the abundance of risk factors in a community. Hence, …

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Epidemiology, Risk Factors and Major Outcomes of Hospitalization requiring Post Kidney Transplant Infections in National Hospital Kandy: A Pilot Study

M.A.A. Nayanamali2*, A.M.M.P. Athapaththu1, B.M.D.B. Basnayake2, T.G.N.S. Gunarathne4, A.W.M. Wazil2, R.M.B.S.S. Mahanama2, B.M.D.B. Basnayake2, B.U.E.W.D.R. Thangarajah3, N. Nanayakkara2       1Department of Nursing, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya 2Nephrology and Transplant Unit, National Hospital, Kandy 3Nephrology unit, Teaching Hospital, Vavuniya 4University of Malaya, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia *ayesha.medagedara@gmail.com Background: Post kidney transplant (PKT) infections are …

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ASSOCIATION BETWEEN FLUID AND DIETARY NON-ADHERENCE WITH MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY IN HAEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS ATTENDING TO NEPHROLOGY UNIT, NATIONAL HOSPITAL, KANDY

Proceedings of the 9th YSF Symposium – 2020 228 ASSOCIATION BETWEEN FLUID AND DIETARY NON-ADHERENCE WITH MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY IN HAEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS ATTENDING TO NEPHROLOGY UNIT, NATIONAL HOSPITAL, KANDY H.G.N. Erandika1 , N. Nanayakkara2 , M.D.M.L.D.K. Yatawara*3 1Department of Nursing, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 2Nephrology and Transplant Unit, Teaching …

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