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Ceylon Medical Journal

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30415522/initial-experience-and-outcomes-of-peroral-endoscopic-myotomy-for-the-treatment-of-oesophageal-achalasia-in-a-tertiary-care-centre
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S U Dassanayake, N Fernandopulle, K Gunaratne, N M Navarathne
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 30, 2018: Ceylon Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30415521/rare-presentation-of-guillain-barre-syndrome-with-complete-heart-block-and-neuropathic-chest-pain-mimicking-acute-coronary-syndrome-a-case-report
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A N Kuruppuarachchi, K T Sundaresan, T Thivakaran
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 30, 2018: Ceylon Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30415520/impact-of-tuberculosis-and-long-term-benefits-of-anti-retroviral-treatment-in-patients-with-hiv-in-sri-lanka
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A H Karunaratne, P M Gamlath, L C Udithani, M S Perera, M T Thashmini, C Sooriyaarachchi, A Wijewickrama
Introduction: Although prevalence of HIV infection in Sri Lanka is low, there is a gradual increase in incidence. Effective anti-retroviral treatment (ART) controls the virus, improves immunity and reduces transmission of HIV greatly. Objective: We studied the impact of tuberculosis and response to ART in a cohort of patients with HIV in Sri Lanka. Methodology: A retrospective study of all patients with HIV followed up at the ART clinic at National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Angoda, Sri Lanka was carried out...
September 30, 2018: Ceylon Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30415519/skeletal-fluorosis-in-vavuniya-district-an-observational-study
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P B Hewavithana, W M Jayawardhane, R Gamage, C Goonaratna
Background: The WHO recommended safe upper limit for fluoride in drinking water is 1.5 mg/l. Groundwater sources in many parts of Sri Lanka often exceed this limit. The high fluoride content of groundwater and high environmental temperatures in Vavuniya District predispose to pre-skeletal fluorosis and skeletal fluorosis in adults. Objectives: To identify residents of Vavuniya District with clinical features of pre-skeletal and skeletal fluorosis; to describe their clinical, biochemical and radiographic features; to determine the fluoride content of blood and urine in individuals with established diagnoses, and of their drinking water...
September 30, 2018: Ceylon Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30415518/clinical-characteristics-and-outcomes-of-hepatocellular-carcinoma-results-from-prospective-study-from-a-tertiary-referral-center-in-sri-lanka
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B K S Bulathsinhala, R C Siriwardana, M B Gunetilleke, M A Niriella, A Dassanayake
Introduction: Hepatocellular carcinoma is increasing globally. Compared to global patterns, hepatitis B and C are rare in Sri Lanka whilst non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and alcohol are the commonest causes of hepatocellular carcinoma. Objectives: To determine the characteristics of a cohort of Sri Lankan patients with hepatocellular carcinoma of non-viral aetiology. Methods: Details of 550 consecutive patients with hepatocellular carcinoma referred from 2012 to 2017 were collected prospectively...
September 30, 2018: Ceylon Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30415517/clinico-pathological-characteristics-and-outcome-of-upper-urinary-tract-urothelial-carcinoma-presenting-to-a-tertiary-care-urology-unit-in-sri-lanka
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U Jayarajah, M H Fernando, K B Herath, S N Kuruppu, U L Wickramanayaka, I U Fernando, V C de Silva, S A S Goonewardena
Introduction: Upper urinary tract urothelial cancers account for 5% of urothelial tumours. In the West, the majority affect the pelvicalyceal system, with pyelocalyceal to ureteric ratio of 3:1. This study aims to describe the clinico-pathological features and outcome of upper urinary tract urothelial cancer treated surgically in a tertiary care unit in Sri Lanka. Methods: A retrospective analysis of all patients who underwent nephroureterectomy for upper urinary tract urothelial cancer at the Urology Unit at National Hospital of Sri Lanka between January1997 and December 2016 was carried out...
September 30, 2018: Ceylon Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30415516/prevalence-of-bk-virus-among-renal-transplant-recipients-in-a-tertiary-care-hospital-in-sri-lanka
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M I Premathilake, J S Jayamaha, R D Lanerolle
Introduction: BK virus nephropathy (BKVN) is an important cause of graft failure in post renal transplant patients. Detection of BK virus replication early enables prevention of BK virus nephropathy. Understanding BK virus epidemiology in post renal transplant patients will be useful in implementing a routine screening programme. Objectives: Objectives were to determine the prevalence of BK virus viruria and viraemia among post renal transplant patients within the first two years of transplantation...
September 30, 2018: Ceylon Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30415515/the-31-g-c-promoter-gene-polymorphism-of-surviving-in-turkish-colorectal-cancers-patients
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M Budak, C Bozkurt, S E Cetin, H Tuncel
Introduction: Survivin (also known as birc5) is the first protein discovered among the apoptosis-regulating gene family referred to as inhibitor of apoptosis proteins (IAPs). It is expressed and controlled during cellular differentiation and development in human beings. Survivin expression has been shown in a number of cancers and has been associated with cancer development. Objective: In our study, we compared with blood samples as our control and normal- tumoural tissue samples, which obtained from the same tissue of 100 cases diagnosed with colorectal cancer, at Department of Pathology, Istanbul University...
September 30, 2018: Ceylon Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30415514/behavioral-familial-and-comorbid-illness-risk-factors-of-colorectal-cancer-a-case-control-study
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Y M Samarakoon, N S Gunawardena, A Pathirana
Introduction: Though colorectal cancer is a disease of public health importance, there is little evidence about risk factors of colorectal cancer in South Asians. Objectives: We aimed to determine the behavioral, familial and comorbid illness risk factors for colorectal cancer among Sri Lankan adults. Methods: We conducted this study among 325 participants (65 incident colorectal cancer cases, 130 hospital and 130 community controls) in five major health care institutions and communities in areas with high incidence in Sri Lanka...
September 30, 2018: Ceylon Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30415513/response-of-the-national-institute-of-infectious-diseases-sri-lanka-to-an-unexpected-dengue-epidemic-in-2017
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D Rathnayake, A Wijewickrama, K Aluthge
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 30, 2018: Ceylon Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30415512/anaemia-in-sri-lanka-the-missing-pieces
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A Premawardhena, P S Perera
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 30, 2018: Ceylon Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30064195/oral-squamous-cell-carcinoma-among-patients-in-sri-lanka-a-retrospective-analysis
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N H Senarath, P R Jayasooriya, R D Jayasinghe, P D Amaratunga
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 30, 2018: Ceylon Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30064194/authors-response-ingestion-of-dug-well-water-from-an-area-with-high-prevalence-of-chronic-kidney-disease-of-unknown-aetiology-ckdu-and-development-of-kidney-and-liver-lesions-in-rats-toxicological-viewpoint
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M G Thammitiyagodage, M M Gunatillaka, N Ekanayaka, C Rathnayake, N U Horadagoda, R Jayathissa, U K Gunaratne, W G Kumara, P Abeynayake
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 30, 2018: Ceylon Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30064193/re-ingestion-of-dug-well-water-from-an-area-with-high-prevalence-of-chronic-kidney-disease-of-unknown-aetiology-ckdu-and-development-of-kidney-and-liver-lesions-in-rats-toxicological-viewpoint
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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30064192/authors-response-outcome-after-revascularisation-of-marginally-viable-limbs-and-dead-limbs-following-lower-limb-arterial-injuries-ceylon-medical-journal-2017-62-203-204
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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30064191/re-outcome-after-revascularisation-of-marginally-viable-limbs-and-dead-limbs-following-lower-limb-arterial-injuries-ceylon-medical-journal-2017-62-203-204
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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30064190/a-clinico-pathological-study-of-non-urothelial-bladder-cancers-in-a-cohort-of-patients-from-a-tertiary-care-urology-unit-in-sri-lanka
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U Jayarajah, K B Herath, M H Fernando, S N Kuruppu, U L Wickramanayaka, I U Fernando, D S Lokuhetty, V C de Silva, S A S Goonewardena
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 30, 2018: Ceylon Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30064189/feasibility-of-mapping-of-dengue-fever-patients-admitted-to-medical-wards-of-teaching-hospital-karapitiya-using-google-maps%C3%A2-app-in-mobile-phones-or-tablets
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J S Hewavithana, D R Palangasinghe, N J Dahanayaka
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 30, 2018: Ceylon Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30064188/study-on-body-mass-index-waist-circumference-and-waist-to-height-ratio-of-nursing-officers-working-at-teaching-hospital-jaffna
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S Sasrubi, S Balakumar, V Arasaratnam
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 30, 2018: Ceylon Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30064187/renal-allotransplantation-in-retroperitoneal-fibrosis-technical-aspects
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J Arudchelvam, M Z M Zafras, B J Rajiev, L Nazar
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 30, 2018: Ceylon Medical Journal
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