CKDu Sri Sri Lanka

Risk factors and their effect on the progression of Sri Lankan CKDu

MGIH Bandara1, SWMPWCIB Weerakoon1, HMDK Herath1, HPNS Hewapathirane1, HGN Erandika1, HPM Hewavitharana1, N Nanayakkara2 1Department of NEPHROLOGY, Centre For Research National Hospital Kandy, Sri Lanka 2Department of Nephrology, National Hospital Kandy, Sri Lanka Objectives: We focused on risk factors like family history, social support for patients, alcoholic beverage consumption, tobacco use, etc. in CKDu to …

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Familial Clustering in Sri Lankan CKDu cases

MGIH BANDARA1, SWMPWCIB WEERAKOON1, HMDK HERATH1, HPM HEWAVITHARANE1, HPNS HEWAPATHIRANE1, HGN ERANDIKA1, N NANAYAKKARA2 1Department of NEPHROLOGY, Centre For Research – National Hospital Kandy, Sri Lanka 2Department of Nephrology, National Hospital Kandy, Sri Lanka Objectives: This study has explored familial aggregation patterns in Sri Lankan CKDu patients related to the onset and course of the …

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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. Hettiarachchi , Buddhi N. T. W. Fernando, Thilini Sudeshika , Zeid Badurdeen , Shuchi Anand , Ajith Kularatne , Sulochana Wijetunge , Hemalika T. K. Abeysundara , Nishantha Nanayakkara   Abstract Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with ‘traditional’ chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, chronic kidney …

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