CKDu. Sri Lanka

Chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology mostly claims young male farmers: Uva study

Chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology mostly claims young male farmers: Uva study

Finds cause of death to be end-stage renal disease Recommends urgent interventions to prevent disease progression BY Ruwan Laknath Jayakody The main cause of death in chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology (CKDu) patients in a study that assessed a sample population from the Badulla District in the Uva Province, among whom the majority were …

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The Medical Mystery continues........ Wilgamuwa the newest hotspot of CKDu in Sri Lanka

The Medical Mystery continues……. Wilgamuwa the newest hotspot of CKDu in Sri Lanka?

Chronic kidney disease of uncertain etiology (CKDu) or Rajarata kidney disease is a progressive disease that causes irreversible kidney failure and eventually death. Unlike chronic kidney diseases (CKD), which in most cases are linked to known causes such as, hypertension, diabetes, and chronic glomerular nephritis, the causative factors of this mysterious disease are obscure. Over …

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Systematic evaluation of exposure to trace elements and minerals in patients with chronic kidney disease of uncertain etiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka

Systematic evaluation of exposure to trace elements and minerals in patients with chronic kidney disease of uncertain etiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka

Shanika Nanayakkaraa,b,⁎,1,  S.T.M.L.D. Senevirathnac,1, Kouji H. Haradad, Rohana Chandrajithe, Toshiaki Hitomif, Tilak Abeysekerag, Eri Musoh, Takao Watanabei, Akio Koizumij   Affiliations a. School of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia b. Institute of Dental Research, Westmead Centre for Oral health, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, Australia c. CSU Engineering, Faculty of Business, …

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CHANGES OF KIDNEY LENGTH IN CKDu

BADURDEEN, Z*1 , Ratnatunga, N2 , Abeysekera, T3 , Wazil, A4 , Gunerathne, L5 , Nishantha, N4 1 Faculty of Medicine- University of Peradeniya. Center for Education Research and Training on Kidney Diseases CERTKiD Kandy Sri Lanka, 2 Faculty of Medicine- University of Peradeniya Pathology Kandy Sri Lanka, 3 Faculty of Medicine- University of Peradeniya- …

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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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