CKDu

POS-224 IMPORTANCE OF SERUM ALDOSTERONE ON CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE OF UNCERTAIN AETIOLOGY IN SRI LANKA.

B. FERNANDO , N. Hewa Gajamanage , N. Nanayakkara Introduction The Chronic Kidney Disease of uncertain aetiology (CKDu), a recently described tubular interstitial nephropathy, is prevalent in tropical or subtropical countries including pockets in the farming dry zone of Sri Lanka, India, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Egypt, and Tunisia. There is growing evidence to suggest that …

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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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Chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka: A story of the sufferings and plea for “effective” help

Chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka: A story of the sufferings and plea for “effective” help Chethmi Wijewardana Vienna International School Zoom Meeting Details : Topic: Chethmi’s CKDu Presentation Time: Apr 1, 2021 at 8:30 A.M. (Sri Lankan time) Zoom Meeting Link – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82164317544?pwd=Z3o2OG03aTQ2VmdNaWFQbWJFamxBdz09 Meeting ID: 821 6431 7544 Passcode: 797951 …

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fluoride on chronic kidney disease of uncertain aetiology

The Influence of fluoride on chronic kidney disease of uncertain aetiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka

Shanika Nanayakkara a, b, *, S.T.M.L.D. Senevirathna c, Kouji H. Harada d,Rohana Chandrajith e, Nishantha Nanayakkara f, Akio Koizumi g 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  Faculty of Business, Justice and …

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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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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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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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Chronic kidney diseases of uncertain etiology (CKDue) in Sri Lanka: geographic distribution and environmental implications

Rohana Chandrajith,  Shanika Nanayakkara,  Kozuyoshi Itai,  T. N. C. Aturaliya, C. B. Dissanayake,  Thilak Abeysekera,  Kouji Harada,  Takao Watanabe,  Akio Koizumi Abstract The increase in the number of chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients from the north central region of Sri Lanka has become a environmental health issue of national concern. Unlike in other countries where …

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