Publications

Publications

Prof. Shamya de Silva

Prof. Pujitha Wickramasinghe

BOOKS PUBLISHED

1. Assessment of Growth in Children
    Author: V. Pujitha Wickramasinghe
    ISBN 978-955-52048-0-4
2. A Manual for Multimedia Learning Material Development Part 1
    Authors: Senaka Rajapakse, Deepika Fernando, Pujitha Wickramasinghe,
    Nadun Rubasinghe, Pubudu Sampath Sumathipala  
    ISBN 978-955-51983-5-6
3  A Manual for Multimedia Learning Material Development Part 2
    Authors: Senaka Rajapakse, Deepika Fernando, Pujitha Wickramasinghe,
    Nadun Rubasinghe, Pubudu Sampath Sumathipala
    ISBN no 978-955-51983-5-6
4. Guidelines for the Management of Childhood Obesity, Hand book for obese children and parents.
    (03 prints were made and once translated to Tamil language)
    i. Sinhala
    ii. English
    Author: V. Pujitha Wickramasinghe

5. Guidelines for the Management of Childhood Obesity, Hand book for obese children and parents.
    Sinhala
    Authors: V. Pujitha Wickramasinghe, Sumudu N Senevirathen
    ISBN 978-955-52048-3-5

    English
    Authors: V. Pujitha Wickramasinghe, Sumudu N Senevirathne
    ISBN 978-955-52048-2-8

6. Manual on Recognition and Management of Childhood Nutritional Disorders in Outpatient Department
    Author: V. Pujitha Wickramasinghe
    ISBN no 978-955-52048-0-4

    CHAIRPERSON of The Editorial Panel of Publishing Health Science Text Book for School Children
    – Grade 6 through to Grade 11 (English and Sinhala). Published by Education Publication Department,
    Ministry of Health, Government of Sri Lanka.

Contributions to Books

  1. Co Author for Chapter on 136-141 (with Warnasuriya NW, Aponso HA) of the book ‘Your Child, Your Family. A guide to good family health’, Ed Aponso HA, De Silva DGH, Aloysius DJ for the 4th edition (1st  ed in 1991).   ISBN 978-955-655-128-7                                       
  2. Chapter on “Skin-fold thickness in Sri Lankan children” in the book “Handbook of Anthropometry: Physical Measures of Human Form in Health and Disease” Ed Victor R Preedy. Springer USA. ISBN-13:  978-1441917874                             
  3. Management of Severe Acute Under nutrition: Manual for Health Workers in Sri Lanka. Published by Ministry of Health in collaboration with UNICEF (in both Sinhala and English languages).
  4. Integrated Nutrition Package, Key interventions to improve Maternal and Child Nutrition in Sri Lanka, For Primary Health Care Staff  a)                   English              b)    Sinhala

          Published by Family Health Bureau In collaboration with the Health Education Bureau Medical Research                        Institute,  Nutrition Coordination Division, of the Ministry of Health care and Nutrition SLCO Pediatricians and                UNICEF

     5.  Healthy life style guide to general public. Booklet for additional reading for school teachers as part of School                  Health Programme, Produced by Health and Nutrition Division of Ministry of Health.

     6.  Preparation of Module on Nutrition to teach Diabetic Nurses under project conducted by National                                  Diabetes  Prevention Task Force (NIROGI Lanka).

7.       Assessment of body composition. In Gupta S, Gupta SB editors. Recent Advances in Pediatrics – 20. Hot Topics.            Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers Ltd, New Delhi, India. 2011.193-213. ISBN 978-93-5025-247-58.     

8.        Wickramasinghe VP. Impact of Early Nutrition on Development of Obesity and Related Morbidity. In “Human                 Malnutrition: Twin Burdens of Under nutrition and Over nutrition. NOVA Publishers

9.        R. Jayatissa, VP. Wickramasinghe, S. Mahamithawa, C. Withana eds. Food Based Dietary Guidelines, Sri Lanka               (English). Ministry of Health, 2011.  

10.       R. Jayatissa, VP. Wickramasinghe, S. Mahamithawa, C. Withana eds. Food Based Dietary Guidelines, Sri Lanka               (Sinhala). Ministry of Health, 2011.

11.        Training Manual for Diabetes Educator Nurse “Preparation of Module on Nutrition to teach Diabetic                               Educator Nurses under the project conducted by National Diabetes Prevention Task Force (NIROGI Lanka).

12.        Hand Book for health Educator Staff. A book prepared by the NIROG Lanka project

13.        Chapter 4: Impact of Early Nutrition on Development of Obesity and Related Morbidity. In “Human                               Malnutrition: Twin Burdens of Undernutrition and Overnutrition

             ISBN:  978-1-62417-043-0

14.        Health Promotion and HIV/AIDS Prevention, School Programme. A hand book published for Teachers and                    Trainers Produced by Health and Nutrition Division of Ministry of Education.

 

Articles in Refereed Journals

  1. Wickramasinghe P, Lamabadusuriya SP, De Silva MVC. Analysis of deaths in a tertiary care center 1996 – 1998. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health 2000;29:88-92.
  2. Wickramasinghe P, Lamabadusuriya SP, Lalani HAS. Congenital glucose galactose malabsorption. The Ceylon Medical journal 2001;46(1):26-27.
  3. Senanayake MP, Kudolugoda Arachchi J, Wickramasinghe P. Children of imprisoned mothers. The Ceylon Medical Journal 2001;46(2):51-53.
  4. Wickramasinghe P, Lamabadusuriya SP, Narenthiran S. Prospective study of congenital heart disease in children. The Ceylon Medical Journal  2001;46(3):96-98.
  5. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Wijesundera M de S. Ecchymoses: an unusual manifestation of toxocariasis in children. The Ceylon Medical Journal 2001;46(4):130-131.
  6. Wickramasinghe VP, Ajanthan R, Lamabadusuriya SP, Sambasivam M. Foreign body Aspiration Plant or Animal? Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health 2002;31(3):94-96.
  7. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Goonerathne INA, Dayawansa PASS. A case of

hypophosphatasia. The Ceylon Medical Journal. 2003;48(3):94-95.

  1. Wickramasinghe VP, Prageeth PPC, Pulleperuma DSP, Pushpakumara KSR. Preconceptional Care of women at booking visit at De Soysa Maternity Hospital and Castle Street Hospital for Women. The Ceylon Medical Journal. 2003;48(3):77-79.
  1. 9.       Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Dayawansa PASS. A Case of diffuse neonatal haemangiomatosis. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health.2004;33(3):87-88.
  2. 10.    Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Atapattu N, Sathyadas G, Kuruparanantha S, Karunarathne P. Nutritional status of schoolchildren in an urban area of Sri Lanka. The Ceylon Medical Journal. 2004;49(4):114-118.
  1. Wickramasinghe VP, Cleghorn GJ, Edmiston KA, Davies PSW. Impact of ethnicity upon body composition assessment in Sri Lankan Australian Children. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 2005;41:101-106.
  2. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP,  Athapattu N. Distal aphalangia, microcephaly and mental retardation. The Ceylon Medical Journal. 2005;50:33-34.

13.    Wickramasinghe VP, Cleghorn GJ, Edmiston KA, Murphy AJ, Abbott RA, Davies PSW.

Validity of BMI as a measure of obesity in Australian white Caucasian and Australian Sri  

Lankan children. Annals of Human Biology. 2005; 32 (1): 60-72. This paper was the most frequently accessed paper of the journal’s 2005 volume (Meta press online statistics).

14.    Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Atapattu N, Sathyadas G, Kuruparanantha S, Karunarathne P. Dietary and physical activity patterns of school children in an urban area of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health. 2005;34(2):44-49.

  1. Wickramasinghe VP, Cleghorn GJ, Edmiston KA, Murphy AJ, Abbott RA, Davies PSW.

Ability of Bioelectrical impedance to predict percentage fat mass in children of two different ethnic origins. International Journal of Body Composition Research. 2005;3 (1): 5-14.

  1. Wickramasinghe VP,de Silva MVC, Lamabadusuriya SP. Herniation of a hamartomatous growth of the Liver in an infant masquerading as a cardiac tumour. The Ceylon Medical Journal.  2006;51(2):67-68.

17.    Mettananda DSG, Wickramasinghe VP, Kudolugoda Arachchi J, Lamabadusuriya SP, Kottahachchi D, Ajanthan R. Suitability  of selection criteria as a measure of outcome of medical graduates: University of Colombo. The Ceylon Journal of Medical Sciences. 2006;49(1): 1-12.

  1. KSH de Silva, VP Wickramasinghe, INA Goonerathne. Metabolic consequences of childhood obesity – a preliminary report. The Ceylon Medical Journal.  2006;51(3):105-109.
  2. Wickramasinghe V.P., Lamabadusuriya S.P., Cleghorn G.J., Davies P.S.W. Assessment of body composition in Sri Lankan children: Validation of a bioelectrical impedance prediction equation. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  2008;62(10):1170-7.
  3. Fernando S.D., Wickramasinghe V.P., Kapilananda G.M.G., Devasurendra R.L., Amarasooriya J.D.M.S., Dayaratne H.G.A.K. epidemiological aspects and risk factors of toxocariasis in a pediatric population in Sri Lanka. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 983-990;38(6):2007.
  4. Wickramasinghe V.P., Lamabadusuriya S.P., Cleghorn G.J., Davies P.S.W. Use of Bioelectrical impedance in Sri Lankan children:  Comparison of several prediction equations. International Journal of Body Composition Research. 2008; 6 (1): 1–8.
  5. Wickramasinghe V.P., Lamabadusuriya S.P., Cleghorn G.J., Davies P.S.W. Use of Skifold thickness in Sri Lankan children: Comparison of several prediction equations. Indian Journal of Paediatrics. 2008;75(12):1237-42.
  1. 23.    Wickramasinghe V.P., Lamabadusuriya S.P., Cleghorn G.J., Davies P.S.W. Assessment of body composition in Sri Lankan children: Validation of a Skin fold thickness equation. The Ceylon Medical Journal. 2008;53(3):83-88.
  2. 30.    Dinusha AK, Dissanayake SR, Dissanayake CG, Wickramasinghe VP. Patterns of abuse during pregnancy. Sri Lankan Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2009;3:
  3. 35.    SD Fernando, VP Wickramasinghe, RL Dewasurendra, GMG Kapilananda. Comparative effect of albendazole and diethylcarbamazine in the treatment of toxocariasis in children from Sri Lanka : a preliminary study. Journal of Clinical Medical Research. 2011;3(3):46-51.
  1. Wickramasinghe V.P., De Silva T.U.N., Patabenda H.H., De Silva A.N.K., Rajapakse L., Lamabadusuriya S.P. Age of onset of menarche and secondary sexual characters in Sri Lankan girls of two different regions. Ceylon Medical Journal. 2009;54(1):26-28.
  2. Wickramasinghe V.P., Sathyadas G, Lamabadusuriya S.P. Estimation of body surface area: Normogram vs mathematical equations. The Ceylon Medical Journal. 2009;54(3):93-4.
  3. Wickramasinghe V.P., Sathyadas G, Lamabadusuriya S.P. Body surface area estimation: Cross validation of several prediction equations. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health. 2009;38:54-9.
  4. Wickramasinghe V.P., Lamabadusuriya S.P., Cleghorn G.J., Davies P.S.W. BMI as a measure of obesity in Sri Lankan children: validity of currently used cut off values. The Ceylon Medical Journal 2009;54(4):114-19.
  5. Fernando SD, Wickramasinghe VP, Kapilananda GMG, Devasurendra RL, Amarasooriya JDMS, Dayaratne HGAK. Toxocara seropositivity in Sri Lankan children: association with asthma. Paediatric International. 2009; 51(2): 241-5.
  6. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Cleghorn GJ, Davies PSW. Development of Height-Weight based equation for Assessment of body composition in Sri Lankan children. Indian Journal of Pediatrics.2010;77(2):155-160.
  1. Gankanda WI, Gunathilake IAGMP, Weliange S, Wickramasinghe VP. Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding milk powder usage among mothers of 1-5 years old children in Pitakotte MOH area. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health. 2011;40(3):111-115.
  2. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Cleghorn GJ, Davies PSW. Defining Anthropometric cut-off levels related to metabolic risk in a group of Sri Lankan children. Annals of Human Biology. 2011;38(5):537-43. doi: 10.3109/03014460.2011.573505
  3. Nilukshika KVK, Nanayakkarawasam PP, Wickramasinghe VP. The Effects of Upper Limb Exercises on Hand Writing Speed. Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. 2012;6(2):96-100.
  4. Wickramasinghe VP. Treatment and Prevention of Childhood Obesity. The Ceylon Medical Journal 2011;56:77-80. (Review).
  1. Wickramasinghe VP. Hattori chart based evaluation of body composition and its relation to BMI in a group of Sri Lankan children. Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 2012;79(5):632-9. Epub 2011 Dec 7.
  2. Wickramasinghe VP. Professor CC de Silva Oration – 2011. Body composition of Sri Lankan children: Effects of ethnicity. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health. 2011;40(3):89-104.
  3. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Cleghorn GJ,  Davies PSW. Segmental Bioelectrical Impedance in the Assessment of Body Composition of Sri Lankan children. Journal of National Science Foundation.2012;40(3):231-9.
  4. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Cleghorn GJ,  Davies PSW. Development of a segmental bioelectrical impedance prediction equation for the assessment of body composition in Sri Lankan children. International Journal of Body Composition Research.2012;10(3):79-86.
  5. Wickramasinghe P. Micronutrients in childhood nutrition. (Leading Article) Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 2013; 42(4): 157-165
  6. Wickramasinghe VP, Arambepola C, Bandara P, Abeysekera M, Kuruppu S, Dilshan P, Dissanayake BS.  Distribution of obesity related Metabolic Markers among 5-15 year old children from an urban area of Sri Lanka. Annals of Human Biology.2013;40(2):168-74.
  7. Wickramasinghe VP, Arambepola C, Bandara P, Abeysekera M, Kuruppu S, Dilshan P, Dissanayake BS. Validity of newly developed BMI cut-off values for Sri Lankan children. Annals of Human Biology. 2013;40(3):280-5.
  8. PS Lee, VP Wickramasinghe, SP Lamabadusuriya, AW Duncan, G Wainscott, JDSK, Weeraman, ASB Wijekoon, K H Wong.  Breast milk DHA levels in Sri Lankan mothers vary significantly in three locations that have different access to dietary fish.  The Ceylon Medical Journal. 2013; 58: 51-55.
  9. Tahmeed Ahmed, Muttaquina Hossain, Mustafa Mahfuz, Nuzhat Choudhury, Mir Mobarak Hossain, Nita Bhandari, Maung Maung Lin, Prakash Chandra Joshi, Mirak Raj Angdembe, V. Pujitha Wickramasinghe, S. M. Moazzem Hossain, Mohammad Shahjahan, Sugeng Eko Irianto, Sajid Soofi, and Zulfiqar Bhutta  Severe acute malnutrition in Asia. Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 2014; 35(2):s14-s26.
  10. Somasundaram N,  Rajaratnam H, Wijeyarathne C, Katulanda P, De Silva S, Wickramasinghe P, Bulugahapitiya U, Siribaddana S, Siyambalapitiya S, Antonypillai C, Sumanathilake M, Garusinghe C, Muthukuda D , Niranjala MWS , Attapattu N, Kalupahana N , Jayatissa R , Jayawardena R , Weerakkody M ,  Karuppiah D,  Pathmanathan S,  Cooray S, Abeyarathna S,  Kahandawa S,  Gunawardena K ,  Karunasena N,  Swarnasri  WST,  Kottahachchi DC , Ariyawansa  NAS , Ranasinghe LD ,  Liyanarachchi KD , Jayawardena CK. Management of Obesity. Sri Lanka Journal of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2014;1:55-70.
  11. Rathnayake KM, Roopasingam T, Wickramasighe VP. Nutritional and behavioral determinants of adolescent obesity: a case-control study in Sri Lanka. BMC Public Health. 2014;14:1291-6.
  12. Wickramasinghe V.P., Cleghorn G.J., Davies P.S.W. Assessment of body composition of Sri Lankan Australian children using ethnic specific equations. Journal of National Science Foundation. 2015; 43(2):111.118.
  13. Wickramasinghe VP. Management of Childhood Obesity: A rational approach.  Journal of the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine 2015; 2:E22:1-5 DOI. http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/jpgim.8084.
  14. Dilanthi HW, Kularatnam GAM, Jayasena S, Jasinge EA,  Samaranayake DBDL,  Wickramasinghe VPAssessment of the validity of protein - osmolality ratio in a random urine specimen, in the estimation of proteinuria in children. Journal of the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine 2016; 3:E35:1-12 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/jpgim.8117
  15. Panditha WPTS, Wickramasinghe VP. Level of maternal stress and its association with motor performance of children with cerebral palsy. Journal of the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine 2016; 3:E32:1-9 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/jpgim.8102.
  16. Wickramasinghe VP, Samaranayake DBDL. Growth charts. do they reflect healthy growth in Sri Lankan children?. BMC Res Notes 2016;9:208. DOI 10.1186/s13104-016-2016-4.
  17. Dilanthi HW, Kularatnam GAM, Jayasena S, Jasinge EA,  Samaranayake DBDL,  Wickremasinghe VP.

Validity of the use of Schwartz formula against creatinine clearance in the assessment of renal functions in children.  Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health 2017; 46(2): 155-159

  1. Wickramasinghe VP, Arambepola C, Bandara P, Abeysekera M, Kuruppu S, Dilshan P,

Dissanayake BS. Defining Obesity Using a Biological End Point in Sri Lankan Children. Indian J Pediatr. 2017;84(2):117–123. DOI 10.1007/s12098-016-2191-2  

  1. Vithanage Pujitha Wickramasinghe, Pulani Lanerolle, Carukshi Arambepola, Tharanga Thoradeniya, Danushka Mendis, Thilini Dinesha. Association of iron and vitamin A status with birth weight and anaemia in 6 month old infants in an urban population of Sri Lanka. Journal of The National Science Foundation. 2017; 45(2):113-120.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/jnsfsr.v45i2.8177

  1. Dissanayake R, Wickramarathne KPKYMDS, Seneviratne SN, Perera SN, Fernando MUJ and Wickramasinghe VP.   Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, Open Access BMC Research Notesliver disease and elevated serum testosterone (Osler–Weber–Rendu syndrome)- a case report. BMC Res Notes (2017) 10:58 DOI 10.1186/s13104-017-2397-z
  2. Pujitha Wickramasinghe.  Validity of Newly Developed BMI and Waist Cutoff Values for Sri Lankan Children. J Obes Weight Loss Therapy.  2015;5(6):1-3  
 http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2165-7904.1000282.
  3. Wickramasinghe VP, Arambepola C, Bandara P, Abeysekera M, Kuruppu S, Dilshan P,

Dissanayake BS. Use of Waist to Height Ratio in assessing metabolic derangements among normal and overweight/obese 5-15 year old individuals.  Ceylon Journal of Medical Science. 2017;54(1):18-26.  DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/cjms.v54i1.4813.

58.        Wickramasinghe VP, Arambepola C, Bandara P, Abeysekera M, Kuruppu S, Dilshan P,

Dissanayake BS.

Insulin resistance in a cohort of 5-15 year old children in urban Sri Lanka.  BMC Research Notes. 2017 Jul 28;10(1):347. doi: 10.1186/s13104-017-2658-x.

  1. Chathurangana PWP, SamaranayakeDBDL, Quienters VG, Wickramasinghe VP. Effects of Vitamin E Supplementation on the clinical outcome of Dengue Fever and Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever in Children. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease. (In press).

60. Kularathnam GAM, Dilanthi HW, VIdanapathirana DM, JayasenaS, Jasinge E, de Silva GNN, Liyanarachchi KLAMS, WickramasingheP, Devgun MS, Barbu V, Lascols O.  Dubin–Johnson syndrome and intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy in a Sri Lankan family: a case report. BMC Research Notes. (In Press).

 

 

Articles in Non-Refried Journals

  1. Childhood Obesity. Medical Digest Volume 7. ISSN 1800-4008
    1. Management of Childhood Obesity. The Sri Lanka Prescriber (ISSN 1391-0736), December 2009; 17 (4):7-9.
    2. Management of Dengue fever in children. The Sri Lanka Prescriber (ISSN 1391-0736), December 2010; 18(4):8-13.
    3. Childhood Obesity (Cover story 2). Vidurawa (ISSN 1391 -0299) Volume 30, Special Issue, November 2013. (both in English and Sinhala).
    4. Childhood obesity: why should we be concerned? Newsletter of Sri Lanka Medical Association. 2015;8(9):6-7.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  1. Wickramasinghe VP. In response to Gargari et al., “Prevalence of overweight and obesity among high-school girls in Tabriz, Iran, in 2001”. Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 2005;26(2):234-7.

 2.      Wickramasinghe VP. In response to Mandal A and Sahi PK. Defining Obesity Using a Biological End Point in Sri Lankan Children: Correspondence. Indian J Pediatr (February 2017) 84(2):174–175.  DOI 10.1007/s12098-016-2216-x  

 

ABSTRACTS

PUBLISHED IN INDEXED PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS

  1. Goonerathne MJ, Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP. “Positha” Low-cost complementary food programme: Nutritional properties and growth response on young children. 17th International congress on Nutrition 2001; Short communication 6.05.2.012. Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism 45(Suppl 1): 446.
  2. Wickramasinghe VP, Cleghorn G, Abbott RA, Murphy A, Edmiston K, Davies PSW. Validity of BMI as a measure of obesity in Australian Caucasian and Australian Sri Lankan children. 2nd World Congress on Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. 2-8 July 2004, Paris, France. O0021. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2004;39(Suppl 1):S15.( Merit Award).
  3. Lee PS, Duncan AW, Lamabadusuriya SP, Wickramasinghe VP, Wainscott G, Weeraman JDSK. Higher Docosahexaenoic acid levels in breast –milk of fish-eating mothers are not correlated with erythrocyte-DHA levels in their breast-fed infants. 2nd World Congress on Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. 2-8 July 2004, Paris, France. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2004;39(Suppl 1):S102
  4. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Cleghorn G, Abbott RA, Murphy A, Davies PSW. Validity of BMI as a measure of obesity in Sri Lankan and Australian children.   7th International Congress of In Vivo Body composition studies.  7-9th September 2005 Southampton, United Kingdom. International Journal of Body Composition Research. 2005;3(3):98.
  5. Dinusha AK, Dissanayake SR, Dissanayake CG, Wickramasinghe VP Patterns of abuse during pregnancy. SLMA 119th Annual Scientific sessions, March 2006. Abstract, OP26.  The Ceylon Medical Journal. 2006;49(Supp 1):S19. (E.M. Wijerama prize for the best paper)
  6. de Silva KSH, Wickramasinghe VP, Goonaratne INA. Obesity in children…is it a problem?

SLMA 119th Annual Scientific sessions, March 2006. Abstract, OP39. The Ceylon Medical Journal. 2006;49(Supp 1):S26. (Sir Nicholas Attygalle prize for the paper)

  1. de Silva KSH, Wickramasinghe VP, Goonaratne INA. Association between body fat distribution and metabolic derangements in obese children. SLMA 119th Annual Scientific sessions, March 2006. Abstract, OP38. The Ceylon Medical Journal. 2006;49(Supp 1):S26.
  2. VP Wickramasinghe, C Arambepola, DMPS Bandara, M Abeysekera, S Kuruppu, HTP Dilshan. Early evidence of cardiovascular risk among Sri Lankan children. 123rd Annual Scientific Sessions of The Sri Lanka Medical Association; PP 24. The Ceylon Medical Journal. 2010;55(Supp 1):62.
  3. Wickramasinghe VP, Arambepola C, Bandara P, Abeysekera M, Kuruppu S, Dilshan P, Dissanayake BS. Defining Obesity Using Biological End Point in Children. 20th ICN, September 2013, Granda, Spain . Oral Paper (O102) Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 2013;63(Suppl 1):208.
  4. Wickramasinghe VP, Arambepola C, Bandara P, Abeysekera M, Kuruppu S, Dilshan P, Dissanayake BS. Use of Waist to Height Ratio in Assessing Metabolic Derangements Among Normal and Overweight/Obese Individuals. 20th ICN, September 2013, Granda, Spain. Poster presentation (PO1910) Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 2013;63(Suppl 1):1178.
  5. Roopasingam T, Rathnayake KM, Wickramasinghe VP.  Breakfast skipping and first born status are associated with obesity among adolescent School girls in Sri Lanka. 20th ICN, September 2013, Granda, Spain. Poster presentation (P0532) Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 2013;63(Suppl 1):509.
  6. Wickramasinghe VP, Lanerolle P, Arambepola C, Thoradeniya T, Rabindrakumar MSK, Mendis D, Dinesha T. Low iron stores among six month old infants in an urban area of Sri Lanka. Asia Pacific Congress on Clinical Nutrition. January 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysia J of Nutrition. 2015;21(Supp):S155.
  7. Dilanthi HW, Kularatnam GAM, Jayasena S, Jasinge E, Wickramasinghe VP. Assessment of the validity of protein - osmolality ratio in a random urine specimen, in estimation of proteinuria in children and the use of Schwartz formula in determining glomerular filtration rate in children. 21st EuroMedLab Congress, 21-25 June, 2015 France, Paris.

Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine. 2015’53(Special Supplement):s1027

  1. Ginige L, Samaranayake D, Gunatillaka MM, Wickramasinghe VP, Obesity related metabolic abnormalities in a group of Sri Lankan children. Australian Association of Clinical Biochemistry, 53rd Annual Scientific Conference, Sydney Australia 15-17 September 2015. The  Clinical Biochemist Reviews, 2015;36(3):S32-33.
  2. Warnakulasuriya LS, Fernando MAM, Adikaram AVN, Thawfeek ARM, Anurasiri WML, Silva KDRR, Sirasa MSF, Samaranayake D. Wickramasinghe VP. Metformin in the Management of Childhood Obesity in Sri Lankan setting. International Congress on Obesity. Vancouver, Canada May 2016, T4:S25:23. Obesity Reviews. 2016;17(Supp 2):17-8.
  3. Premarathne P, de Silva A, Wickramasinghe VP. Changing food patterns of children and its impact on childhood obesity: Experience from Sri Lanka urban society. International Congress on Obesity. Vancouver, Canada May 2016, T5:S32:17. Obesity Reviews. 2016;17(Supp 2):118.
  4. Premarathne, P, De Silva, A, Wickramasinghe, P. Psycho-social issues and children’s obesity: Sri Lankan. Experience European Obesity Summit (EOS) – Joint Congress of EASO and IFSO-EC. PO2.187. Gothenburg, Sweden, June 1 – 4, 2016. European Journal of Obesity. 2016;Vol 9(Supp 1): 242
  5. Chathurangana PWP, Samaranayake DBDL, Quienters VG, Wickramasinghe VP. Effects of vitamin E supplementation on the clinical outcome of Degue fever (DF) and Dengue Haemorrhagic fever (DHF) in children: A preliminary report. 6th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies – EAPS 2016. 20th – 25th October 2016, Geneva Switzerland. (High Scoring Abstract – oral). European Journal of Pediatrics 175 (11), 1459-1460, DOI 10.1007/s00431-016-2785-8
  6. Adikaram SGS, Samaranayake DBDL, Athapattu, Kendaragama KMDLD, Senevirathne JTN, Wickramasinghe VP. Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and its association with metabolic derangements among obese children: A preliminary report. 6th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies – EAPS 2016. 20th – 25th October 2016, Geneva Switzerland. 

European Journal of Pediatrics 175 (11), 1734-1734, DOI 10.1007/s00431-016-2785-8

  1. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya, Cleghorn G, Davies PSW. Validity of WHO BMI charts for the diagnosis of obesity in children of two different ethnic groups. International Congress of Nutrition. FP October 2009.  Bangkok, Thailand.

Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 2009;55(Suppl 1):89.

  1. Wickramasinghe VP, Arambepola C, Bandara P, Abeysekera M, Kuruppu S, Dilshan P, Dissanayake BS. Validity of TG/HDL ratio in diagnosing insulin resistance. 10th International Diabetes Federation-Western Pacific Region. 21st -24th November 2014, Singapore.

Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 2014;106(Supp1):240.

  1. Adikaram SGS, Samaranayake DBDL, Atapattu N, Kendaragama KMDLD, Senevirathne JTN, Wickramasinghe VP. Prevalence of Vitamin D deficiency and its association with metabolic derangements among children with obesity. Sri Lanka Medical Association 130th Anniversary International Medical Congress, July 2017, OP 009. CMJ. 2017;60(sup 1)
  2. Vidanapathirana DM, Jasinge E, Samaranayake D, Wickramasinghe VP. Association of serum uric acid and gamma-glutamyltransferase with components of metabolic syndrome in obese children in a tertiary care centre. Sri Lanka Medical Association 130th Anniversary International Medical Congress, July 2017, OP 010. CMJ. 2017;60(sup 1)
  3. Kalaichelvi T, Samaranayake D, Wickramasinghe P, Thoradeniya ST, Lanerolle P. Vitamin D deficiency and its association with adiposity among primary school children aged 8-9 years in the Colombo Municipal Council area. Sri Lanka Medical Association 130th Anniversary International Medical Congress, July 2017, OP 011. CMJ. 2017;60(sup 1)
  4. Rabindrakumar MSK, Gooneratne LV, Wickramasinghe P, Arambepola C, Senanayake H, Thoradeniya T. The role of red cell indices as a screening tool for iron deficiency. Sri Lanka Medical Association 130th Anniversary International Medical Congress, July 2017, PP 118. CMJ. 2017;60(sup 1)

 

 

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  1. Dissanayake VHW, Wickramasinghe VP, Senanayake HM, Senevirathne HR. Some sociological aspects of Teenage Pregnancies. 111th SLMA Anniversary Academic Sessions 1998; Abstract, OP 31:
  2. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP. A Prospective study on congenital heart disease in children (a preliminary report). SLCP Third Annual Scientific Congress - 1999; Abstract, FP18: 45-46.
  3. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP. Analysis of Deaths in the Professorial Paediatric Unit, Lady Ridgeway Hospital from 1996-1998. SLCP 3rd Annual Scientific Congress - 1999; Abstract, FP17:44-45
  4. Wickramasinghe P, Lamabadusuriya SP. Prospective study of     Congenital Heart Disease in Children.  113th Anniversary Academic Sessions SLMA, 2000; PP16: 55.
  5. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP.  Prospective study of Congenital Heart Disease in Children. SLCP Fourth Annual Scientific Congress – 2000; Abstract, FP 3: 34-35.
  6. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP. Goonerathne J. Study of response in growth to Positha as a weaning food compared to conventional complementary feeding. SLCP Fourth Annual Scientific Congress – 2000; Abstract, FP 4: 35-36.
  7. Senanayake MP, Kudalugoda Arachchi J, Wickramasinghe VP, Children of imprisoned mothers. SLCP Fourth Annual Scientific Congress – 2000; Abstract, FP 11: 45-46. (Merit Award)
  8. Wickramasinghe VP, Kudalugoda Arachchi J, Lamabadusuriya SP.  Analysis of the performance of 6 batches of medical students in the faculty of medicine, University of Colombo. SLCP Fourth Annual Scientific Congress – 2000; Abstract, FP 18: 55-56.
  9. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Wijesundera M.  Diverse manifestations of Toxocariasis in Children. SLCP Fourth Annual Scientific Congress – 2000; Abstract, FP19: 57-58.
  10. Ajanthan R, Wickramasinghe P, Lamabadusuriya SP.  Analysis of deaths in a tertiary children’s hospital. SLCP Fifth Annual Scientific Congress – 2001; Abstract, FP8:39-40.
  11. Rayes MLM, Lamabadusuriya SP, Wickramasinghe P. Information technology in rescue of paediatricians in Colombo. Sri Lanka Collage of Paediatrics, fifth annual scientific congress, 2001; PP1:60.
  12. Rayes MLM, Lamabadusuriya SP, Wickramasinghe P. Feeding practices, beliefs and attitudes of parents of children with bronchial asthma. SLCP Fifth Annual Scientific Congress – 2001; Abstract, FP9:40-41
  13. Lamabadusuriya SP, Wickramasinghe VP, Wijesundera M de S. Ecchymoses: an unusual   manifestation of toxocariasis in children. The 23rd International Congress of Paediatrics, Beijing, China, Sep 2001; Free paper abstract
  14. Wickramasinghe VP, Kudolugoda Arachchi J, Lamabadusuriya   SP, Kottahachchi D, Ajanthan R. Analysis of the Performance of 8 batches of Medical students in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo; of 2 different curricular. International Conference on Curriculum Change in Medical Schools. June – July 2002; Abstract; FP 17:26-27.
  15. Wickramasinghe VP, Prageeth PPC, Pulleperuma DSP, Pushpakumara KSR. Preconceptional Care: Are we doing enough?  SLCP sixth Annual Scientific Congress – 2002; Abstract, FP 1:36- 37
  16. Wickramasinghe VP, Kudolugoda Arachchi J, Lamabadusuriya SP, Kottahachchi D, Ajanthan R. impact of curricular revision on student performance: Experience of  Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo. SLCP sixth Annual Scientific Congress 2002; Abstract, FP 11:45-46.
  17. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Atapattu N, Sathyadas G, Kuruparanantha S, Karunarathne P. Patterns of obesity and overweight in an urban area of Sri Lanka. IX Asian Congress of Nutrition, New Delhi, India. February 2003. Abstract, OFC5 – 18:111.
  18. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Atapattu N, Sathyadas G, Kuruparanantha S, Karunarathne P. Nutritional status of school children in an urban area of Sri Lanka. SLCP Eighth Annual Scientific Congress August 2004. Abstract, SFP02:31. (Prof S. Ibrahim award for the best paper in Tropical Paediatrics)
  19. Wickramasinghe VP, Cleghorn GJ, Edmiston KA, Murphy AJ, Abbott RA, Davies PSW. Diagnosis of Obesity: Are we doing it right?  SLCP Eighth Annual Scientific Congress August 2004. Abstract, FP01:40
  20. Wickramasinghe VP, Cleghorn GJ, Edmiston KA, Murphy AJ, Abbott RA, Davies PSW. Ability of Bioelectrical impedance to predict percentage fat mass in children of two different ethnic origins. SLCP Eighth Annual Scientific Congress August 2004. Abstract, FP02:41.
  21. Wickramasinghe VP, Cleghorn GJ. Edmiston KA, Davies PSW. Impact of ethnicity upon body composition assessment in Sri Lankan Australian Children. SLCP Eighth Annual Scientific Congress August 2004. Abstract, FP03:42.
  22. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Cleghorn GJ, Davies PSW.  Validity of BMI as a measure of obesity in Sri Lankan children. SLCP Ninth Annual Scientific Congress August 2005. Abstract, FP13:36. (Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians prize for the Best Scientific Paper).
  23. De Silva KSH, Wickramasinghe VP, Gunarathne INA. Metabolic derangements associated with childhood obesity. SLCP Ninth Annual Scientific Congress August 2005. Abstract, FP14:37.
  24. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Cleghorn GJ, Edmiston KA, Abbott RA, Murphy A, Davies PSW, Classifying obesity in children of different ethnic origins. 8th Commonwealth Congress on Diarrhoea and Malnutrition. (organized by Commonwealth Association for Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition – CAPGAN). 5 - 9 February 2006. Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  25. Wickramasinghe VP, de Silva KSH, Goonaratne INA. Childhood obesity and metabolic consequences. 8th Commonwealth Congress on Diarrhoea and Malnutrition. (organized by Commonwealth Association for Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition – CAPGAN).    5-9 February 2006. Dhaka , Bangladesh.
  26. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Cleghorn GJ, Davies PSW  Assessment of body composition in Sri Lankan children: Validation of A bioelectrical impedance prediction equation. 12th Asia Pacific Congress of Paediatrics, and 2nd Asia Pacific Congress of Paediatric Nursing 2006. Colombo, Sri Lanka, March 2007. OP-34:63.
  27. Wickramasinghe VP, De Silva TUN, Patabenda HH, De Silva ANK, Rajapakse L, Lamabadusuriya SP.  Age of onset of menarche and secondary sexual characters in Sri Lankan girls of two different regions. 12th Asia Pacific Congress of Paediatrics, and 2nd Asia Pacific Congress of Paediatric Nursing 2006. Colombo, Sri Lanka, March 2007. OP-37:65-66.
  28. Wickramasinghe VP, De Silva TUN, Patabenda HH, De Silva ANK, Lamabadusuriya SP. Nutritional status of the girl child in 2 different areas of Sri Lanka. 12th Asia Pacific Congress of Paediatrics, and 2nd Asia Pacific Congress of Paediatric Nursing 2006. Colombo, Sri Lanka, March 2007. OP-35:64.
  29. Duncan AH, Lee PS, Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Wainscott G, Wijekoon ASB, Weeraman JSDK. Breast-milk DHA levels in Sri Lankan mothers vary significantly in 3 locations that have different access to dietary fish. 12th Asia Pacific Congress of Paediatrics and 2nd Asia Pacific Congress of Paediatric Nursing 2006. Colombo, Sri Lanka, March 2007. OP -34: 62.
  30. Wickramasinghe VP, de Silva KSH, Goonaratne INA. Association between body fat distribution and metabolic derangements in obese children. 2nd Asia Society for Paediatric  Research Conference, Yokohama, Japan. December 2006.  FP- O145
  31. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Cleghorn GJ, Davies PSW Assessment of body composition in Sri Lankan children: Validation of A skin fold thickness equation. 2nd Asia Society for Paediatric Research Conference, Yokohama, Japan. December 2006.  FP- O146.
  32. Fernando SD, Wickramasinghe VP, Kapilananda GHG, Devasurendra R, Amarasooriya DMS,.Dayaratne HGAK. Epidemiological aspects and risk factors of toxocariasis in a pediatric population in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists Annual Scientific Sessions 2007. The Bulletin of the SLCM. OP22. 31;5(1):2007.
  33. De Silva S, Wickramasinghe P, Goonarathne N. Metabolic syndrome and its anthropometric indicators in a group of Sri Lankan children. 25th International Congress of Pediatrics, Athens, Greece. August 2007. PP0854S.
  34. Fernando SD, Wickramasinghe VP, Kapilananda GHG, Devasurendra R, Amarasooriya DMS,.Dayaratne HGAK. Toxocara seropositivity in Sri Lankan children: association with asthma. 3rd Asia Society for Paediatric  Research Conference, Tokyo, Japan. October, 2007. O022.
  35. Wickramasinghe VP, Sathyadas G, Lamabadusuriya SP.  Assessment of body surface area in children: validation of several equations. 3rd Asia Society for Paediatric Research Conference, Tokyo, Japan. October, 2007. P-113.
  36. Fernando SD, Wickramasinghe VP, Kapilananda GHG, Devasurendra R, Amarasooriya DMS,.Dayaratne HGAK. Epidemiological aspects and risk factors of Toxocariasis in a paediatric population in Sri Lanka. 5th World Congress of the World Society for Paediatric infectious diseases. Bangkok, Thailand. November 15-18 2007.
  37. Wickramasinghe VP. Growth Charts: Do they reflect true growth? SLCP Eleventh Annual Scientific Congress June 2008. Abstract, FP12:.
  38. Wickramasinghe VP, Sathyadas G, Lamabadusuriya SP. Estimation of body surface area: which method? SLCP Eleventh Annual Scientific Congress June 2008. Abstract, FP41:.
  39. Wickramasinghe VP, Sathyadas G, Lamabadusuriya SP. Body surface area estimation: Cross validation of several prediction equations. SLCP Eleventh Annual Scientific Congress June 2008. Abstract, FP42.
  40. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Cleghorn GJ, Davies PSW. Validation of a height and weight based equation for assessment of body composition in Sri Lankan children.  SLCP Eleventh Annual Scientific Congress June 2008. Abstract, FP 43. (Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians prize for the Best Scientific Paper).
  41. Wickramasinghe VP, Lamabadusuriya SP, Cleghorn GJ, Davies PSW. Growth charts: What do they tell?. 3rd World Congress on Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. 16-20 August 2008, Iguassu Falls, Brazil.
  42. Wickramasinghe VP, Shamya de Silva. New IDF def to diagnose MetS in children. Is it satisfactory….Asia Diabetes Study Group Meeting. 16-19th October 2008. Katmandu, Nepal.
  43. VP Wickramasinghe, SP Lamabadusuriya, GJ Cleghorn, Davies PSW, Analysis of Body mass index using Hattori chart in a group of Sri Lankan children. 6th Congress of Paediatric Associations of South Asian Countries & 12th Annual Scientific Congress of SLCP, June 2009. Colombo, Sri Lanka. Abstract, FP 07. (Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians prize for the Best Scientific Paper)
  44. Lamabadusuriya DA, Lasika RADR, Lasantha AKD, Wickramasinghe P, De Zoysa P. A description of the psychological outcome of a group of 11-14 year old school children following disruption of the nuclear family unit. Annual Research Symposium, University of Colombo, Proceedings. 2008;OP 15:71.
  45. Wickramasinghe VP, Arambepola C, Bandara P, Abeysekera M, Kuruppu S, Dilshan P, Dissanayake BS. Defining Obesity Using Biological End Point in Children. 126th Anniversary Scientific Medical Congress of Sri Lanka Medical Association, July 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka (S E Seneviratna Prize for Oral presentation).
  46. VP Wickramasinghe, C Arambepola, DMPS Bandara, M Abeysekera, S Kuruppu, HTP Dilshan. Distribution of obesity related Metabolic Markers among School Children in Colombo District. Sri  Lankan College of Paediatricians. Thirteen Annual Scientific Congress July 2010. Abstract, FP 09. (Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians prize for the Best Scientific Paper).
  47. VP Wickramasinghe, C Arambepola, DMPS Bandara, M Abeysekera, S Kuruppu, HTP Dilshan. Metabolic Derangements Among Children In An Urban Area Of Sri Lanka: A Preliminary Report. 26th International  Paediatric Association  Conference. 4 – 9th August 2010, Johannesburg, South Africa  presentation).
  48. Wijesiriwardana SE, Wijesundara RSC, Wijesundara SC, Wickramasinghe P. Knowledge, attitude and practices of health care professionals about reporting adverse drug reactions. Proceedings of 43rd Annual Academic Sessions of Ceylon College of Physicians. 2010;OP 9:43.
  49. Gankanda WI, Gunathilake IAGMP, Weliange S, Wickramasinghe VP. Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding milk powder usage among mothers of 1-5 years old children in Pitakotte MOH area. . Proceedings of 10th Annual Academic Sessions of Sri Lanka College of General Practitioners. 2010;OP- A8:21
  50. VP Wickramasinghe, C Arambepola, DMPS Bandara, M Abeysekera, S Kuruppu, HTP Dilshan, BS Dissanayake. Effects of intra uttering growth on metabolic markers in childhood. 14th Annual Scientific Sessions of Sri Lanka College of Paediatrics. 2011;FP16:64-5.
  51. VP Wickramasinghe, C Arambepola, DMPS Bandara, M Abeysekera, S Kuruppu, HTP Dilshan, BS Dissanayake.Distribution of obesity related Metabolic Markers among 5-15 year old children from an urban area of Sri Lanka. World congress on Diabetes Dubai, Dec 2011.
  52. VP Wickramasinghe, C Arambepola, DMPS Bandara, M Abeysekera, S Kuruppu, HTP Dilshan, BS Dissanayake.  Insulin Resistance among 5-15 year old children from an urban area of Sri Lanka. World congress on Diabetes Dubai, Dec 2011.
  53. Wickramasinghe VP, Arambepola C, Bandara P, Abeysekera M, Kuruppu S, Dilshan P, Dissanayake BS. Validation of newly developed BMI cutoff values for the diagnosis of obesity in Sri Lankan children. 1st Conference on Nutrition and Growth. March 2012, Paris, France.
  54. Wickramasinghe VP, Arambepola C, Bandara P, Abeysekera M, Kuruppu S, Dilshan P, Dissanayake BS. Effects of intrauterine growth on insulin resistance and metabolic derangements in childhood and adolescence. Inaugural conference on Child Nutrition and Growth. March 2012, Paris, France.
  55. P. S. Lee, V.P. Wickramasinghe, S. P. Lamabadusuriya,  A. W. Duncan, G. Wainscott, J. D. S. K. Weeraman, A.S.B. Wijekoon. Breast milk DHA levels in Sri Lankan mothers vary significantly in 3 locations that have different access to dietary fish. 4th World Congress on Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Nov. 2012. Thaiwan.
  56. Wickramasinghe VP, Lanerolle P, Arambepola C, Thoradeniya T, Mendis D, Dinesha T. Exclusive Breast feeding; Are we achieving the intended?  16th Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians Scientific Sessions, August 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka (Merit recognition).
  57. Premarathne P, Wickramasinghe VP, Amarasiri de Silva. The Gender Dimension of Childhood Obesity: A study of a cohort of obese and overweight children in the Western Province of Sri Lanka. 16th SLCP Scientific Sessions, August 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  58. Premarathne P, Amarasiri de Silva P, Wickramasinghe VP, A Study of Association between Sedentary Life Style and Childhood Obesity in Urban Sri Lanka.The 45th Annual Conference, Whuhan University, Global Health Institute, 24th -27th October, 2013, Wuhan, China, P:384.
  59. Wickramasinghe VP, Lanerolle P, Arambepola C, Thoradeniya T, Mendis D, Dinesha T. High prevalence of Iron Deficiency anemia in infancy and its correlations. 13th Commonwealth Association Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2013. PP 17
  60. Premarathne P, Amarasiri de Silva P, Wickramasinghe VP. The impact of television viewing on the incidence of obesity among children in Colombo District, Sri Lanka. 13th Commonwealth Association Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2013. PP 13.
  61. Dinesha T, Thoradeniya T, Lanerolle P, Arambepola C, Rabindrakumar MSK, Wickramasinghe VP. Dietary diversity among infants during 6-9 month of age: are current feeding practices adequate among infants in an urban area of Sri Lanka? Annual Scientific Sessions, Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka, 2014.
  62. Wickramasinghe VP, Lanerolle P, Arambepola C, Thoradeniya T, Dinesha T, Rabindrakumar MSK. Growth during 6-9 months of age and effects of vitamin A and Iron supplementation in an urban cohort of Sri Lankan children. International Symposium on Understanding Moderate Malnutrition in Children for Effective Intervention, IAEA Workshop, 27-29 May 2014, Vienna, Austria.
  63. Wickramasinghe VP, Arambepola C, Bandara P, Abeysekera M, Kuruppu S, Dilshan P, Dissanayake BS. Serum triglyceride to HDL ratio and its relationship to insulin resistance among 5-15 year old Sri Lankan children. 11th Congress of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids. 28th June – 2nd July 2014, Stockhom, Sweden. 
  64. Kularatnam GAM, Jasinge E, Gunasena S, Samaranayake D, Senanayake MP, Wickramasinghe VP. Evaluation of biochemical changes in dengue fever (DF) and dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF) in children. 17th SLCP Annuals Scientific Congress, 26th – 29th July 2014 (FP 12). (Prof S. Ibrahim award for the best paper in Tropical Paediatrics).
  65. Warnakulasuriya LS, Fernando MAM, Adikaram AVN, Thawfeek ARM, Anurasiri WML, Wickramasinghe VP. Nutritional status of schoolchildren in a semi urban area of Sri Lanka. 17th SLCP Annuals Scientific Congress, July 2014 (FP 21).
  66. Wickramasinghe VP, Lanerolle P, Arambepola C, Thoradeniya T, Dinesha T, Rabindrakumar MSK. Effects of three month iron supplementation on iron status of infants in an urban area of Sri Lanka. 17th SLCP Annual Scientific Sessions, July 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  67. Warnakulasuriya LS1, Fernando MAM2, Adikaram AVN3, Thawfeek ARM2, Anurasiri WML4, Wickramasinghe VP. BMI based cutoff values to diagnose obesity in Sri Lankan children. 127th Anniversary of Sri Lanka Medical Association August 2014.
  68. Warnakulasuriya LS, Fernando MAM, Adikaram AVN, Thawfeek ARM, Anurasiri WML, Wickramasinghe VP.  Insulin Resistance among 8-15 year old Overweight/Obese children in a semi-urban area of Sri Lanka. European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition. 6-9 May 2015. Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  69. Kularatnam GAM, Jasinge E, Gunasena S, Samaranayake D, Senanayake MP, Wickramasinghe VP. Early determinants of dengue haemorrhagic fever in Sri Lankan children. European Society of Paediatrics infectious Disease. 10-14th May 2015, Berlin, Germany
  70. Ginige L, Samaranayake D, Gunatillaka MM, Wickramasinghe VP. Factors associated with obesity related metabolic derangements in Sri Lankan children. 128th SLMA Scientific Sessions, Colombo Sri Lanka. 5-10th July 2015. OP039
  71. Warnakulasuriya LS, Fernando MAM, Adikaram AVN, Thawfeek ARM, Anurasiri WML, Wickramasinghe VP. Metabolic derangements among obese children in a semi urban area of Sri Lanka. 128th SLMA Scientific Sessions, Colombo Sri Lanka. 5-10th July 2015.OP038
  72. Hemarathna RDSW, Harintheran A, Gunawardena KW, Wickramasinghe VP. Prevalence of risk factors of non-communicable diseases among non-academic employees in the University of Kelaniya. 6th Student Scientific Sessions, Community Stream, Faculty of Medicinie, University of Colombo. 13th July 2015. OP 5.
  73. Gunawardena KW, Hemarathna RDSW, Harintheran A, Wickramasinghe VP. Level of physical activity among a group of white collar workers in Sri Lanka. 15th Annual Academic Sessions of Sri Lanka Heart Association, Colombo Sri Lanka, July 2015 P4.
  74. Ginige L, Samaranayake D, Gunatillaka MM, Wickramasinghe VP. Insulin Resistance among 5-15 year old obese/overweight children from an urban area of Sri Lanka. 18th Annual Scientific Sessions, Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians Colombo, Sri Lanka 30th July -2nd Aug 2015. FP04
  75. Dilanthi HW, Jasinge EA, Samaranayake DBDL, Wickramasinghe VP. The usefulness of Schwartz formula for estimation of glomerular filtration in Sri Lankan children. 18th Annual Scientific Sessions, Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians Colombo, Sri Lanka 30th July -2nd Aug 2015. FP23
  76. Dilanthi HW, Jasinge EA, Samaranayake DBDL, Wickramasinghe VP. Can we use protein-creatinine and protein-osmolality ratios in a spot urine sample be used as predictors of 24-hour urinary protein excretion? 18th Annual Scientific Sessions, Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians Colombo, Sri Lanka 30th July -2nd Aug 2015. FP08
  77. Harintheran A, Hemarathne RDSW, Gunawardena KW, Wickramasinghe VP. Prevalence of overweight obesity and risk factors for them among a group of white collar workers in Sri Lanka. Colombo, Sri Lanka. 16th -19th September 2015. PP02.
  78. Warnakulasuriya LS, Fernando MAM, Adikaram AVN, Thawfeek ARM, Anurasiri WML, Silva KDRR, Sirasa MSF, Samaranayake D. Wickramasinghe VP Growth Charts: Do they reflect healthy body composition.  3rd Nutrition and Growth Conference. Vienna Austria, March 2016 PP 382.
  79. Warnakulasuriya LS, Fernando MAM, Adikaram AVN, Thawfeek ARM, Anurasiri WML, Silva KDRR, Sirasa MSF, Samaranayake D. Wickramasinghe VP. Metformin: Usefulness as a Pharmacological agent in the Management of Childhood Obesity. SLMA 2016.  OP056 (award for best oral presentation in pharmacology)
  80. Panditha WPTS, Wickramasinghe VP. Maternal level of stress and its association with motor performance of children with cerebral palsy. SLMA 129th Anniversary International Medical Congress 2016 OP045
  81. Lucus MN, Lanerolle P, Muthuthamby M, Paranchothy M, Wickramasinghe VP. Neonatal behavioural assessment scores (Brazelton scores) of a cohort of babies born at a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka. Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka. 15th Annual Academic Sessions 2016. OP04 (best oral presentation in congress)
  82. Lucus MN, Lanerolle P, Muthuthamby M, Paranchothy M, Wickramasinghe VP. Anthropometry at birth of babies born at a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka. SLCP 2016, 19th Annual Scientific Congress. FP0
  83. Dissanayake R, Samarasinghe RANKK, Fernando MUJ, Pathirana KG, Waidyanatha S, Wetthasinghe K, Gooneratne LV,  Dissanayake VHW, Wickramasinghe VP. Assessment of iron status by MRI and serum ferritin in a cohort of transfusion dependent beta Thalassaemia patients.  SLCP 2016, 19th Annual Scientific Congress. FP14
  84. Dissanayake R, Wickramasinghe VP, Dissanayake VHW, Gooneratne LV. Reactivation of cytomegalovirus infection in a cohort of transfusuion dependent beta thalassaemia patients following allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. SLCP 2016, 19th Annual Scientific Congress. FP16
  85. Chathurangana PWP, Samaranayake DBDL, Quienters VG, Wickramasinghe VP. Can vitamin E supplementation modify the outcome of dengue fever and dengue haemorrhagic fever in children?  SLCP 2016, 19th Annual Scientific Congress. FP19 (Professor Zef Ibrahim award for the best paper in tropical paediatrics)
  86. Sathiadas MG, Annieston A, Wickramasinghe VP. Screening for metabolic syndrome among school children in Jaffna district: a preliminary survey. SLCP 2016, 19th Annual Scientific Congress. FP 20 (Dr Gamini Karunarathne award for the best paper from the outstations)
  87. Meedeniya JE, Wickramasinghe VP, Daniels LA, Lee AJ. Anthropometric measurements of infants and young children in an urban setting in the western province of Sri Lanka. SLCP 2016, 19th Annual Scientific Congress. FP 24
  88. Kankananarachchi I, Fernando CMP, Kaushalya PGCG, Morawakkorala R, Dissanayake RD, Wickramasinghe VP, Harendra de Silva. Intravenous immunoglobulin resistant kawasaki disease, responding to steroids. SLCP 2016, 19th Annual Scientific Congress. PP02
  89. Gamhewage NC, Pratheep N, Weerasinghe NC, Jithangi Wanigasinghe, Shehan Perera, Wickramasinghe VP, Harendra de Silva. Recurrent cerebral abscesses in a child with hepatopulmonary syndrome. SLCP 2016, 19th Annual Scientific Congress. PP22
  90. Seneviratne SN, Senevirathne JTN, Samaranayake DBDL, Wickramasinghe VP. Metabolic complications in overweight and obese children followed up at a tertiary care obesity clinic. Sri Lanka College of Endocrinologists, Endocrine congress 2016. PP17
  91. Seneviratne SN, Jayatunge MTR, Gamage MP, Atapattu N, Wickramasinghe VP, de Silva KSH, de Silva DGH. Hypoglycaemia precipitated by protein ingestion: The hyperinsulinism/ hyperammonaemia syndrome. Sri Lanka College of Endocrinologists, Endocrine congress 2016. PP34.
  92. Senevirathne JTN, Ojithmali AGM, Wickramarachchi WAPS, Weerasinghe WAAM, Muthuthamby MM, Samaranayaka DBDL, Wickramasinghe VP. Assessment of cardiovascular disease risk among medical students of Faculty of Medicine, Colombo. Annual Research Symposium 2016, Faculty of Medicine, Colombo. 14th October 2016 (oral
  93. Senevirathne JTN, Seneviratne SN, Samaranayaka DBDL, Wickramasinghe . Gender difference in insulin resistance and metabolic complications in a group of overweight/ obese Sri Lankan children. Annual Research Symposium 2016, Faculty of Medicine, Colombo. 14th October 2016 (oral)
  94. Seneviratne S, Jayatunge T, Atapattu N, De Silva KSH, Wickramasinghe VP, De Silva H, Case report on Hyperinsulinism/hyperammonaemia Syndrome: An Easily Treatable Cause of Postprandial Hypoglycaemia. ESPE 2016 conference in Paris. (P2-P588).
  95. MSK Rabindrakumar, Thoradeniya T, Wickramasinghe P. Iron Depletion in early pregnancy in urban Sri Lankan women: warrants urgent attention. 25th FAOBMB International Conference & 43rd PSBMB Annua Convention. Manilla, Philippines. 4-8th Dec 2016 (Oral 018-HS).

  96.   K.Thillan, Lanerolle P, Samaranayake D, Thoradeniya ST, Wickramasinghe P.

      Validity of Waist to Height Ratio in predicting dyslipidaemia among Sri Lankan children aged 8-9 years. 21st International congress of nutrition.  Buenus Aires, Argentina. Oct 2017.

97.   Rabindrakumar MSK, Wickramasinghe P, Arambepola C, Karunaratne V, Thoradeniya T.    

Effects of maternal weight and gestational weight gain on low grade inflammation during  Pregnancy.    21st International congress of nutrition.  Buenus Aires, Argentina. Oct 2017.

98.   K.Thillan, Lanerolle P, Samaranayake D, Thoradeniya ST, Wickramasinghe P. Effects of birth weight and childhood accumulation of body fat on metabolic parameters in primary school children in Sri Lanka. 10th world Congress on Development Origins of Health and Disease.  Oct 2017. Rotterdam, Netherlands.

99.   Lucas MN, Lanerolle P, Muthuthamby R, Munasinghe R, Mahendralingam V,  Balasubramanium R, Muthuthamby M, Paranachoty M,  Hills A, Wickramasinghe VP. Do low birth weight babies have higher central adiposity? A study on newborn anthropometry and adiposity in Colombo, Sri Lanka

10th world Congress on Development Origins of Health and Disease Oct 2017. Rotterdam, Netherlands.

  1. Lucas MN, Lanerolle P, Muthuthamby R, Munasinghe R, Mahendralingam V,  Balasubramanium R, Muthuthamby M, Paranachoty M,  Hills A, Wickramasinghe VP. Do feeding practices affect development in healthy infants aged 3-6 months? 6th Global Congress for Consensus in Pediatrics & Child Health.  Nov 2017. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

 

 

Videos

  1. Danger in the dry zone. A documentary video on malaria, duration 22 minute. Produced in 1996 in collaboration with the Education Technology division of The Open University of Sri Lanka.
  2. Fighting the menace. A documentary video on malaria, duration 20 minute. Produced in 1996 in collaboration with the Education Technology division of The Open University of Sri Lanka.
  3. Produced several short video presentations for teaching, of 15 to 20 minutes duration, in the AV unit of Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.
  4. Assessment of Growth. A 24 minute long video on assessment of growth.
  5. I have uploaded several videos into YouTube for public viewing.

 

Interactive CD

  1. Interactive CD on “Growth Charts” for Paediatric undergraduate and Post graduate student (sole author).
  2. Interactive CD on “Rheumatic Fever” for Paediatric undergraduate student (co-author).

 Dr. Jithangi Wanigasinghe

Books

Epilepsy and your child: a guide to parents – Wanigasinghe J

Colombo Medical Faculty Publishers, ISBN: 978-955-3981-03-5

 

Publications in peer reviewed journals

  1. Randomized, single-blind, parallel clinical trial on efficacy of oral prednisolone versus intramuscular corticotropin: A Twelve Month Assessment of Spasm Control in West Syndrome. Pediatric Neurology 2017 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2017.07.008
  2. N. Thakur, J. Wanigasinghe, Y Mathagasighe, V. Dissanayake. The spectrum of deletions and duplications in the Dystrophin (DMD) gene in a cohort of patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in Sri Lanka. NeurologyIndia (Accepted for publication)
  3. Lasanthi Kumari Weerasooriya, Jithangi Wanigasinghe. Dopa-responsive dystonia and its diagnostic challenges: A case report , Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health (Accepted for publication)
  4. N Pratheep, J Wanigasinghe. Benign familial neonatal convulsions: A case report . Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health  (Accepted for publication)
  5. Recurrent cerebral abscesses in a child with hepatopulmonary syndrome - Nimesha Chamidani Gamhewage, Jithangi Wanigasinghe, Pratheep Navabalasooriya, Shehan Perera, Nadeesha Weerasinghe, V P Wickramasinghe, Harendra de Silva (Accepted for publication)
  6. Galappaththy A, Wanigasinghe J. Paroxysmal Tonic Upgaze of Childhood; a rare syndrome. Ceylon Journal of Medical Science 2017 (Accepted for publication)
  7. Kamalatheepan Sellappillai, Jithangi Wanigasinghe, Manouri P Senanayake. Acute obstructive hydrocephalus as a complication of diabetic ketoacidosis in a child with prior communicating hydrocephalus. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 2017; 46: 3 (In press)
  8. P W Prasad Chathurangana, J Wanigasinghe, D G H de Silva, S A N Anuruddika Suraweera, V G Quienters.Unresponsive hypertension in a child with meningoencephalitis due to paroxysmal sympathetic activity. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 2017; 46: 3 (In press)
  9. Wanigasinghe J, Management of Simple febrile seizures. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 2017 ; 46: (2) 165-171
  10. Wanigasinghe J, Jayathunga T, Rathnayake PD. Acute necrotizing encephalitis associated with cardiovascular manifestations. Neurology India 2017 : 65 (4): 867-868
  11. Viral aetiologies of acute encephalitis in a hospital-based South Asian population Loginathan J, MAlawige N, Arambepola C, Wanigasinghe J, Gamage R, Gunarathne P, Chang T. BMC Infectious Disease 2017. 17: 303
  12. Yiu. Eppie, Wanigasinghe W, Macky M T, Ryan M M.  Infantile-Onset Myelin Protein Zero-Related Demyelinating Neuropathy Presenting as an Upper Extremity Monoplegia Seminars in Pediatric Neurology. April 2017 DOI: 10.1016/j.spen.2017.03.005
  13. Peter S Bergin, Ettore Beghi, Lynette G Sadleir,  Alice Brockington, Manjari Tripathi, Mark P Richardson,  Elisa Bianchi, Kavita Srivastava,  Jayaganth Jayabal, Benjamin Legros, Michel Ossemann, Nicole McGrath, Alberto Verrotti, Hui Jan Tan, Simone Beretta, Richard Frith, Ivan Iniesta, Emma Whitham, Jithangi Wanigasinghe, Birinus Ezeala-Adikaibe, Pasquale Striano, Ian Rosemergy,  Elizabeth B Walker, Maia Alkhidze,Ildefonso Rodriguez-Leyva, Jose Alfredo Ramírez González,Wendyl J D'Souza . EpiNet as a way of involving more physicians and patients in epilepsy research; validation study and accreditation process. Epilepsia –Open 2016
  14. Murugupillai R, Wanigasinghe J, Muniyandi R, Arambepola C.  Development of a pilot health related quality of life tool for Sri Lankan children with epilepsy. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health 2016; 45:3
  15. Wanigsinghe J, Arambepola C, Letter Reply, Pediatric Neurology (2016), doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2016.04.005
  16. Perera Chamila K D, Wanigasinghe J, Agampodi S, De Silva U,. Prevalence of headache among school children in Polonnaruwa educational zone. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health 2016; 45:3.
  17. Senanayake D N, Jasinge E A, Pindolia K, Wanigasinghe J, Monaghan K, Suchy S F, Wei S, Jaysena S, Wolf B. Corrigendum to “First contiguous gene deletion causing biotinidase deficiency: The enzyme deficiency in three Sri Lankan children” [Mol. Genet. Metab. Rep. 2 (2016) 81–84]
  18. Murugupillai R, Wanigasinghe J, Muniyandi R, Arambepola C. Parental concerns towards children and adolescents with epilepsy in Sri Lanka -Qualitative study. Seizure 2015;34:6-11
  1. Perera M N, Wanigasinghe J. Cockayne syndrome. Sri Lanka Journal of Neurology, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2015; 27-29
  1. Wanigasinghe J, Arambepola C, Sri Ranganathan S, Sumanasena S, Attanapola G. Randomized, single blind, parallel clinical trial on efficacy of oral prednisolone versus intramuscular corticotropine on immediate and continued spasm control in west Syndrome. Pediatric Neurology 2015: 53 (3), 193-199.
  2. Galahitiyawa J, Wanigasinghe J, Seneviratne J, Galahitiyawa M. Do cutaneous manifestations predict systemic manifestations of Tuberous sclerosis complex? A study of 50 patients. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health 44 (2); 97-102
  3. Wanigasinghe J. A better outcome for infantile spasms: What is the evidence?  Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health. 2015: 44 (3); 129-137
  4. Senanayake D N, Jasinge E A, Pindolia K, Wanigasinghe J, Monaghan K, Suchy S F, Wei S, Jaysena S, Wolf B. First contiguous gene deletion causing biotinidase deficiency: The enzyme deficiency in three Sri Lankan children Molecular Genetics and Metabolism Reports, 2015, 2; 81-84
  5. Galahitiyawa J, Wanigasinghe J, Senevirathne J, Galahitiyawa M. Cutaneous markers of systemic manifestations of Tuberous Sclerosis. International journal of dermatology 2015: 54 (1), e52-e55
  6. Wanigasinghe J, Perera N P. Gunarathne N M G L A, Jasinghe E. Biotinidase deficiency and infantile epilepsy: Two case reports. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 2015; 44(4): 238-239
  7. Wanigasinghe J, Arambepola C, Sri Ranganathan S, Sumanasena S, Mohundirum E. The efficacy of moderate to high dose oral prednisolone versus low to moderate dose intramuscular corticotropin for improvement of hypsarrhythmia in West Syndrome: a randomized, single-blind parallell clinical trial. Pediatric Neurology 2014, Jul;51(1):24-30.
  8. Perera N P, Wanigasinghe J. Narcolepsy syndrome. Sri Lanka Journal of Neurology 2014.

Vol 1. 26-27

  1. Wanigasinghe J, Gamaathige N I, Sumanasena S, Weerasekear M. Ohtahara syndrome due to bilateral perisylvian polymicrogyria. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health 2014: 43 (1), 57-5.
  1. Wanigasinghe J. Childhood Migraine. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health 2014: 43 (4): 193-200
  2. Wanigasinghe J , M Somathilake, D Jayawardena. Adrenal ganglioneuroblastoma presenting as an acute cerebellar syndrome, Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 2013: 42(2);  99-100.
  3. Wanigasinghe J, Mettananda M, De Silva KS, Gunathilake S. Multiple subcutaneous folds in oculocrerbrorenal syndrome of Lowe.  Ceylon Medical Journal 2013 58(1); 37-38.
  4. Somathilake M, Peiris DC, Wanigasinghe J. Amphoterecin B induced transient encephalopathy, Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health 2013 42(1); 48-49.

 

  1. Wanigasinghe J, Ranmali Rodrigo, Pathum Dissanayake. Epidermal naevus  syndrome: 2 cases with a rare triad, Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health 2013 42(1); 52-53.
  2. Wanigasinghe J, T Chang, A Vincent. Treatment-responsive, reversible, autoimmune encephalitis in a child, Ceylon Medical Journal 2012, 57:90-91.             
  3. Wanigasinghe J, DH de Silva. Response  to treatment with methylprednisolone pulses in children with electrical status epilepticus in sleep (ESES), Sri Lanka Journal of Neurology, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2012,  17-23.
  4. P Bergin, L sadleir, B Legros, Z Mogal, M Tripathi, N Dan, S Beretta, Jithangi Wanigasinghe. An international pilot study of an Internet-based platform to facilitate clinical research in epilepsy: The EpiNet project Epilepsia 2012
  5. Wanigasinghe J. Alice in wonderland syndrome : a migraine variant, Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 2012, 41(1), 40-41
  6. Wanigasinghe J. Diagnosis and treatment of infantile spasms (Review), Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health. 2010; 39:141-145.
  7. Wanigasinghe J. Febrile seizures(Review) , Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 2009; 38(3), 93-97.
  8. Wanigasinghe J. Management of febrile seizures, The Sri Lanka Prescriber, September 2009, Vol 17, No. 3, p 1-2
  1. Wanigasinghe J, Mettananda S G, Kodikara arachchi D S. A case of Kleine-Levin Syndrome. Ceylon Medical Journal, Vol. 56, N. 3, Sept. 2011. 132-133.
  2. Wanigasinghe J, De Silva DH. Descriptive study of clinical profile and response to treatment with methyl prednisolone pulses in children with Electrical Status Epilepticus in Sleep (ESES). Epilepsia, 52(Suppl. 6):129, 2011
  3. Wanigasinghe J, MN Lucas, S Jayanetti, SP Lamabadusuriya. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension in a child being treated for systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis, Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, Sept. 2010, Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 114-115.
  4. Wanigasinghe J, Susan M Reid, Mark T Mackary, Dinnah S Reddihough, A Simon Harvey, Jeremy L Freeman. Epilepsy in hemiplegic cerebral palsy due to perinatal arterial ischaemic stroke, Developmental Medicine in Child Neurology 2010, 57(11): 1021 - 1027
  5. Senanayake MP, Wanigasinghe J, Gamaethige N, Dissanayake P. A case of possible familial Guillain-Barre syndrome, Ceylon Medical Journal 2010:55(4): 135.
  1. Wanigasinghe J, Liyanage UA. Audit of treatment of convulsive status epilepticus, Ceylon Medical Journal 2008:53(3): 110.
  2. Howell KB. Wanigasinghe J. Leventer RJ. Ryan MM. Concomitant transverse myelitis and acute motor axonal neuropathy in an adolescent. Pediatric Neurology. 2007; 37(5): 378-81
  3. Mettananda DSG, Wickramasinghe P,  Kudalugoda Arachchi J,    Lamabadusuriya SP, Ajanthan R, Kottahachchi D. Suitability of selection criteria as a measure of outcome of medical graduates: University of Colombo. The Ceylon Journal of Medical Science 2006; 49: 1-12
  4. Gunaratne PS. Wijeyaratne CN. Chandrasiri P. Sivakumaran S. Sellahewa K. lPerera P. Fernando R. Wanigasinghe J. Jayasinghe S. Ranawala R. Riffsy MT. Seneviratne HR. An outbreak of Aspergillus meningitis following spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section in Sri Lanka: a post-tsunami effect? Ceylon Medical Journal. 2006; 51(4):137-42
  5. Senanayake MP, Wanigasinghe J, De Silva MVC. Finish type congenital nephrotic syndrome in a Sri Lankan Neonate 2006 Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health:35(3);101-102
  6. Senanayake M P, Rodrigo M D A, Kudalugoda Arachchi J. Umbilical cord blood lead levels. Ceylon Medical Journal 2004; 49 (3): 97-8
  7. Kudalugoda Arachchi J, Ajanthan R, Lamabadusuriya SP, Gunasena S. Dengue encephalitis in a child. Ceylon Medical Journal;  48;Dec 2003: 144-45
  8. Kudalugoda Arachchi J, Alwis Y, Samarage DK. Parental Awareness on anti epileptic treatment. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health 2003;32(3):69-70.
  9. Kudalugoda Arachchi J, Sumanasena SP, de Silva KSH. Clinical examination in paediatrics at final MBBS: views of children and their parents. The Ceylon Medical Journal 2003;48(1):12-14
  10. Senanayake M P, Samarakkody R P, Kudalugoda Arachchi J, Sumanasena S P. Relational analysis of acute wheezing and air pollution. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health 2001; 30:

66-8

  1. Senanayake MP, Kudalugoda Arachchi J, Wickramasinghe P. Children of imprisoned mothers. The Ceylon Medical Journal 2001;46(2):51-53.
  2. Lanerolle RD, Kudalugoda Arachchi J, Nanayakkara S, Sheriffdeen AH, Sheriff R. Demographic characteristics of end stage renal disease in Sri Lanka. Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians 2000; 33: 124
  3. Kudalugoda Arachchi J, Malalasekera AP, Premaratne GM, Lanerolle RD, Sheriff R. Spot urine tests for proteinuria: are they accurate? Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians 1998; 31(1&2): 56-57
  4.  

Abstract presentations

International

1.       Jithangi Wanigasinghe, Susan M Reid, Jeremy I Freeman, Mark T. Mackay, Dinnah S Reddihaough, A Simon Harvey. Epilepsy in hemiplegic cerebral palsy resulting from perinatal arterial ischaemic stroke, Australian Epilepsy Society.  Nov. 2008

2.       Jithangi Wanigasinghe, Susan M Reid, Jeremy I Freeman, Mark T. Mackay, Dinnah S Reddihaough, A Simon Harvey. Epilepsy in hemiplegic cerebral palsy resulting from perinatal arterial ischaemic stroke, 3rd International cerebral palsy conference, Sydney, 18-21 February 2009.

3.       Galahitiyawa, J Wanigasinghe, JKK Seneviratne. Clinical correlation of cutaneous and neurological  manifestations of Tuberous Sclerosis. 6th Congress of the Paediatric Association of South Asian countries and 12th  Annual Congress of Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians, held from 17th – 20th  June 2009. (FP 12)

  1.  J  Wanigasinghe. Experience with the UKISS protocol for treating infantile spasms in a South Asian Country. International Conference of Paediatric Neurology and Epilepsy. Nov 2009, India.
  2. J Galahitiyawa, JKK Seneviratne, J Wanigasinghe. Cutaneous markers of neurological and renal involvement of Tuberous Sclerosis complex. 11th World Congress of paediatric Dermatology in Nov. 2009 in Thailand (poster)
  3. Galahitiyawa, J Wanigasinghe, JKK Seneviratne. Cutaneous markers of systemic manifestations of Tuberous Sclerosis. 68th American Academy of steroids/Vigabatrine, 8th Asian and Oceanian Epilepsy Congress 2010 Miami (E poster)
  4. Wanigasinghe J, Jayasena YAA, Dilanka S. Infantile spasm control and developmental progression following short course therapy with steroids/Vigabatrine,. Final Programme and Abstract Book, 8th Asian and Oceanian Epilepsy Congress, Melbourne, Australia.
  5. Wanigasinghe J, Treating infantile spasms using the UKISS protocol -Experience from a developing country. The 26th International Paediatric Association Congress of Paediatrics, Johannesburg, South Africa August 2010
  6. J Wanigasinghe, DH De Silva. Descriptive study of clinical profile and response to treatment with methyl prednisolone pulses in children with Electrical Status Epilepticus in Sleep (ESES). 29TH Conference of the International League Against Epilepsy. Epilepsia, 52 (Suppl. 6):129, 2011.
  7. Galahitiyawa, J Wanigasinghe, JKK Seneviratne

Cutaneous markers of systemic manifestations of Tuberous Sclerosis complex – A Study of 50 patients. British Society of paediatric Dermatology Annual Sessions, Nov. 2011 (Free paper)

 

 

  1. Wanigasinghe J, Attanapola GM, Arambepola C, Liyanage C, Sumanasena S, Sri Ranganathan S  (p 005)

Role of steroids in reversing hypsarrhythmia in previously untreated infants with epileptic spasms. 9th Asian and Oceanian Epilepsy congress, ,22nd – 25th March ’12,  Manila, Philippines. (Free paper)

  1. Bergin P, D’Souza W, Sadleir L, Tripathi M, Dang N, Mogal Z, Mahmud H, Cho YJ, Srivastava K, Ta HJ, Raymond AA, Wanigasinghe J. The EpiNet project in Asia-Oceania: a means to undertake collaborative clinical research in epilepsy 9th Asian and Oceanian Epilepsy congress, ,22nd – 25th March ’12,  Manila, Philippines.
  2. Bergin P, Sadleir L, Srivastava K, Wanigasinghe J, Souza W D, Tripathi M. An International collaboration to undertake clinical research in epilepsy: the Epinet project. International Child Neurology Conference, Bribane 2012.
  3. S Sumanasena, J Wanigasinghe, C Arambepola, G Attanapola, S Kankanamge.

Base line deviation of Development profiles in infants with newly diagnosed epileptic spasms. International conference on celebral palsy and developmental medicine. Lucknow 2013.

  1. Wanigasinghe J, Jayamanne C, Dissanayake M, Rathnayake P, Padeniya A, Wijesekara S.

Preliminary report on treatment response to antiepileptic drugs in childhood epilepsies. 30th International Conference of the International League Against Epilepsy. Epilepsia 2013 : 54: 336

  1. Wanigasinghe J, Attanapola GM, Arambepola C, Liyanage CB,Kankanamge PKSJ, Sumanasena S, Sri Ranganathan S. Randamised clinical trial comparing prednisolone and ACTH in reversal of hypsarrhythmia in untreated epileptic spasms. 30th International Conference of the International League Against Epilepsy. Epilepsia 2013 : 54; 5-6
  2. S Sumanasena, J Wanigasinghe, C Arambepola, G Attanapola, S Kankanamge. Base line deviation of Development profiles in infants with newly diagnosed epileptic spasms. 27th congress of International Paediatric Association 2013.  Melbourne.
  3. Wanigasinghe J, Attanapola GM, Arambepola C, Liyanage CB, Kankanamge PKSJ, Sumanasena S, Sri Ranganathan S. Randamised clinical trial comparing prednisolone and ACTH in reversal of hypsarrhythmia in untreated epileptic spasms. 27th congress of International Paediatric Association 2013.  Melbourne.
  4. Wanigasinghe J, Gunarathne L. Biotinidase Deficiency and Epilepsy; Two case reports. 16th meeting of the Infantile Seizure Society 2014. Turkey. Pg 39
  5. Wanigasinghe J, Arambepola C, Sri Ranganathan S, Sumanasena S, Mohundirum E, Jayasinghe P. Randomised single blind clinical trial on epileptic spasms control with intramuscular long activng ACTH or oral prednisolone. 16th meeting of the Infantile Seizure Society 2014. Turkey. Pg 27
  6. Wanigasinghe J, Arambepola C, Sri Ranganathan S, Sumanasena S. Infantile Spasm Study group, Sri Lanka. Randomised, Single-blind clinical trial on intramuscular long acting ACTH versus oral prednisolone for control of epileptic spasms. 20th Asian & Oceanian Epilepsy Congress, August 2014, Singapore
  7. Mandadige SS, Rathnayake N, Diloshini T H A R, Wanigasinghe J, Rathnayake P, Irugalbandar D, Arambepola C. Topiramate use and the risk of glaoucoma development in children; a pilot study from Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children, Colombo, Sri Lanka. 20th Asian & Oceanian Epilepsy Congress, August 2014, Singapore
  8. Ginige N, De Silva KSH, Wanigasinghe J, Gunawardena N, Munasinghe J. Effects of long term antiepileptic drugs on serum vitamin D level in a cohort of Sri Lankan Children with epilepsy. 20th Asian & Oceanian Epilepsy Congress, August 2014, Singapore

 

 

  1. Sumanasena S P, Wanigasinghe J, Arambepola C, Muhandiram E. Developmental outcomes within the first year of diagnosis; a descriptive study of children diagnosed with infantile spasms.  20th Asian & Oceanian Epilepsy Congress, August 2014, Singapore
  2. Murugupillai, R, Wanigasinghe J, Muniyandi R, Arambepola C. Parental concerns towards childhood epilepsy in a rural community in Sri Lanka. 20th Asian & Oceanian Epilepsy Congress, August 2014, Singapore
  3. Sumanasena S P, Wanigasinghe J,  Arambepola C, Muhandiram E. Developmental outcomes within the first year of diagnosis: a descriptive study of children diagnosed with infantile spasms. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology 2014: 56 (S5); 35
  4. Kularathna R A D, Wanigasinghe J. The effectiveness of assisted Thera-Band resistance excercises on improving the swing phase of gait in hemiplegic patients. International research Conference, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University 2014. P 81
  5. Wanigasinghe J, Arambepola C, Murugupillai R, Chang T. Prevalence of childhood epilepsy (0-16 years) in school children in Sri Lanka. 31st IEC, Turkey 2015
  6. Wanigasinghe J, Arambepola C, Jasodaran S ,  . Prevalence of cerebral palsy in children in the Ampara district, Sri Lanka. Asia Oceanian Child Neurology Congress Taiwan 2015.
  7. Murugupillai R, Wanigasinghe J, Muniyandi R, Arambepola C. Factors affecting the quality of life in children and adolescents with epilepsy in a rural community in Sri Lanka: a qualitative study. Excellence in Peadiatrics conference, held in Dubai from 4th – 6th December 2014.
  8. Murugupillai R, Wanigasinghe J, Muniyandi R, Arambepola C. Development of Pilot Quality of Life Tool for Children with Epilepsy in Rural Sri Lanka. Presented at the 31st International Epilepsy Congress held in Taiwan, from May 15th-17th, 2015.
  9. Wanigasinghe J, Arambepola C, Sri Ranganathan S, SUmanasena S, Muhandirum E. Spasm control at 3,6 and 12 months in West Syndrome: Randomized, single blind clinical trial on intramuscular long activng ACTH versus oral prednisolone. 31st International Epilepsy Conference, Turkey 2015.
  10.  Soundaram T V, Giri S, Sooriyarachchi A D A W, Wanigasinghe J, Jeyakumaran D. Restrictions imposed on children with epilepsy and its association with characteristics of epilepsy in the age group of 6 to 12 years. 31st International Epilepsy Conference, Turkey 2015.
  11. Wanigasinghe J, Arambepola C, Murugupillai R, Chang T. Prevalence of childhood epilepsy in Sri Lanka. P 564. 31stInternational Epilepsy Conference, Turkey 2015.
    1. Wanigasinghe J, Arambepola C, Jayasundara K A, Jayasinghe Y, Muhundirum E. Epilepsy outcome in West syndrome at 4 years of life following treatment with ACTH or prednisolone as first line therapy: Preliminary findings from a randomized clinical trial. P 875. 31st International Epilepsy Conference, Turkey 2015.
    2. J. Lohitharajah, G.N. Malavige,  CArembepola, J Wanigasinghe, R Gamage, P Gunarathne, P RAthnayake, T Chang. Viral aetiologies of acute encephalitis in a hospital-based population in Sri Lanka. Journal of infectious diseases. 45S (2016) 1-477
    3. Jost J, RAtsimbazfy V, Preux P.M, Newton C. R, Tripathi M, Mogal Z, Wanigasinghe J et al. Epilepsy management and clinical research could be improved in low and middle income countries (LMICs) by epinet database. Journal of Nuerological Sciences 357 (2015) e24
    4. Wanigasinghe J, Abeykoon U. Five year case series of childhood tuberculosis in Sri Lanka. International Child Neurology Congress. May Amsterdam, 2016.
    5. Jithangi Wanigasinghe, Jayashanka Jayawardena, Ashangi Weerasinghe, Piyumi Wickramasinghe, Pyara Ratnayake, Gemunu Hewawitharana, Saraji Wijesekera

Epidemiology and Response to Treatment of West  Syndrome: Report from the Sri Lanka Infantile Spasm Registry (SLISR), Brain Development, vol. 39, Issue 3 (Supplement) April 2017, p. 90-91

  1. Jithangi Wanigasinghe, Piyumi Wickramarachchi, Ashangi Weerasinghe, Kasun Jayasundera Long term epilepsy outcome in West Syndrome, Brain Development, vol. 39, Issue 3 (Supplement) April 2017, p. 134-135.

 

  1. Migrating partial epilepsy of infancy due to SCN2A Mutation Presenting on First Day of Life, Brain Development, vol. 39, Issue 3 (Supplement) April 2017, p. 311-312.

 

Local conferences

  1. Lanerolle RD, Kudalugoda Arachchi J, Nanayakkara S, Sheriffdeen AH, Sheriff R. Demographic characteristics of end stage renal disease in Sri Lanka. 113th Annual conference of the Sri Lanka Medical Association 2000
  2. Kudalugoda Arachchi J, Malalasekera AP, Premaratne GM, Lanerolle RD, Sheriff R. Spot urine tests for proteinuria: are they accurate? 113th Annual conference of the Sri Lanka Medical Association 2000
  3. Wickramasinghe, Kudalugoda Arachchi J, Lamabadusuriya S P, Analysis of the performance of 6 batches of medical students in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo. 4th Annual congress of the SLCP 2000
  4. Senanayake MP, Kudalugoda Arachchi J, Wickramasinghe VP. Children of Imprisoned mothers. 4th Annual congress of the SLCP 2000
  5. Kudalugoda Arachchi J, Wickramasinghe H, Mahamithawa U. Audit on urine culture analysis at the Lady Ridgeway Hospital,  4th Annual congress of the SLCP 2000
  6. Kudalugoda Arachchi, Sumanasena SP, De Silva KSH. Clinical examination in paediatrics at final MBBS: views of children and their parents. 5th Annual congress of the SLCP
  7. Kudalugoda Arachchi, Alwis Y, Samarage D. Parental Awareness on anti epileptic treatment. 6th Annual Congress of the SLCP 2002
  8. D K Samarage, J Kudalugodaarachchi, U A Liyanage. Audit of patients presenting with prolonged convulsions. WONCA - Middle East & South Asian Region Conference, 2002
  9. Wickramasinghe VP, Kudalugoda Arachchi J, Lamabadusuriya SP, Kottahachchi D, Ajantha R. Impact of curricular revision on student performance: Experience of Faculty of Medicine, University od Colomvo. 6th Annual Congress of the SLCP 2002
  10. D K Samarage, J Kudalugodaarachchi, U A Liyanage. Audit of patients presenting with prolonged convulsions. The 7th Annual Scientific Congress, Sri Lanka College Of Paediatricians and 2nd Congress Paediatric Association of SARRC Countries 2005
  11. Kudalugoda Arachchi J SMP,  Lamabadusuriya S P L. ACTH therapy for infantile spasms and syndromic epilepsies. Proceedings of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians 9th Annual Scientific Congress, 2005. p. 34
  12. J Galahitiyawa, J Wanigasinghe, JKK Seneviratne . Do cutaneous signs predict systemic involvement in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex? 19th Annual Academic Sessions of Sri Lanka College of Dermatologists, Feb 2010.
  13. J Wanigasinghe, Withanage D, Ranasinghe D, Karunarathne K, Senanayake MP. A descriptive study of an outbreak of childhood meningitis of unknown aetiology. Ceylon Medical Journal; 55 (1): June 2010
  14. J  Wanigasinghe, Kumarasinghe M, Kumarihamy M, Kumudini K. Level of knowledge and attitude towards HIV/AIDs among grade 12 students in Kalutara district. Ceylon Medical Journal ; 55 (1): June 2010
  15. J Wanigasinghe. Non-epileptic attack disorder in children, Sri Lanka Medical Association 123rd Annual Scientific Sessions Abstract Book, June 2010
  16. Wanigasinghe J, Munasinghe J, Galahitiyawa J, Seneviratne JKK

Epilepsy syndromes in children with tuberous sclerosis complex, Sri Lanka Medical Association 123rd Annual Scientific Sessions Abstract Book, June 2010

  1. J  Wanigasinghe. Epilepsy syndromes in children, Proceedings of the 13th Annual Congress of Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians, held from 28th – 31st July 2010.

 

  1. J  Wanigasinghe, J Munasinghe, J Galahitiyawa, JKK Seneviratne. Epilepsy types and seizure outcome in children with tuberous sclerosis, Proceedings of the 13th Annual Congress of Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians, held from 28th – 31st July 2010
  2. J  Wanigasinghe, J Munasinghe, J Galahitiyawa, JKK Seneviratne. Epilepsy types and seizure outcome in children with tuberous sclerosis complex, Program and abstracts, 4th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists, Nov. 2010 (Poster Presentation)
  3. Wanigasinghe J, Jayasena YAA, Dilanka S.          Infantile spasm control and developmental progression following short course therapy with steroids/ Vigabatrine, Programme and Abstracts, 4th Annual Scientific sessions of the Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists, November 2010 (Poster Presentation)
  4. J  Wanigasinghe. Non-epileptic attack disorder in children, Programme and Abstracts, 4th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists, Nov. 2010.
  5. Alahakoon AMTM, Wanigasinghe J, Nanayakkarawasam PP. A study of prevalence of using correct ergonomic guidance among computer operators. Proceedings of the research Symposium, Allied Health Science Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Colombo. Dec. 2011
  6. Wanigasinghe J, Attanapola GM, Arambepola C, Liyanage CB, Sumanasena S, Sri Ranganathan S. Role of  Steroids in reversing hypsarrhythmymia epileptic spasms. 5th Annual sessions of the association of Sri Lankan Neurologists. Dec 2011
  7. Wanigasinghe J, Attanapola GM, Arambepola C, Liyanage LSD, Sumanasena S, Sri Ranganathan S. Hysarrhythmia severity; correlation with infants age, duration from onset of spasms and spasms load. 5th Annual sessions of the association of Sri Lankan Neurologists. Dec 2011
  8. Thakur N, Abeysekara ASGS, Wanigasinghe J, Padenniya AB, Jayasekara RW,Dissanayake VHW.  Deletions and duplications pattern in the Dystrophin gene in Sri Lankan patients with Dushenne Muscular Dystrophy. 125th Anniversary Annual sessions of the Sri Lankan Medical Council. 2012.
  9. Dalpatadu SAC, Dalpatadu KCS, Ratnayake, PD, Padeniya AB, Wanigasinghe J.  Electro-encephalogram (EEG) as a tool for diagnostic evaluation of paediatric headache and syncope: A clinical audit on its rational use. 6th Annual Scientific Sessions 2012, Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists, 16th – 18th November 2012.
  10. Premarathne P, Wanigasinghe J. Psychosocial needs of children with epilepsy. 6th Annual Scientific Sessions 2012, Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists, 16th – 18th November 2012
  11. Wanigasinghe J, Jayamanne MDCJP, Dassanayake MPK, Rathnayake P, Padeniya A, wijesekera S     Preliminary report on patterns of treatment response to antiepileptic drugs in childhood epilepsy. 6th Annual Scientific Sessions 2012, Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists, 16th – 18th November 2012
  12. Thakur N, Abeysekera ASGS, Wanigasinghe J, Padenniya AB, Jayasekera RW, Dissanayake VHW    Deletions and duplications pattern in the Dystrophin gene in Sri Lankan patients with Duschenne Muscular Dystrophy. 6th Annual Scientific Sessions 2012, Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists, 16th – 18th November 2012.
  13.  Premaratne HDP, Wanigasinghe J, Kulathunga UWGD.  An assessment of the education needs of children with Epilepsy, 10th  Annual Academic Sessions 2013 of the Sri Lanka  College of Psychiatrists’ Association-UK, 1st to 3rd March, 2013.
  14.  Wanigasinghe J, Attanapola GM, Arambepola C, Liyanage LSD, Sumanasena S, Sri Ranganathan S, Kankanamge PSK, Dissanayake B, Muhandiram MEC. Randamised clinical trial comparing prednisolone and ACTH in reversal of hypsarrhythmia in untreated epileptic spasms. 126th Anniversary conference of the Sri Lanka Medical Association 2013.
  15. Wanigasinghe J, Attanapola GM, Arambepola C, Liyanage LSD, Sumanasena S, Sri Ranganathan S, Kankanamge PSK, Dissanayake B, Muhandiram MEC .Preliminary report on randomized clinical trial on spasm control on day 14 of treatment with intramuscular ACTH or oral prednisolone. 16th Annual conference of the Sri Lanka College of Paediaticians 2013.
  16. Wanigasinghe J.  Late onset epileptic spasms.  7th Annual Scientific Sessions, Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists. 2013

 

  1. Wanigasinghe J, Attanapola GM, Arambepola C, Liyanage LSD, Sumanasena S, Sri Ranganathan S, Kankanamge PSK, Dissanayake B, Muhandiram MEC. Randamised clinical trial comparing prednisolone and ACTH in reversal of hypsarrhythmia in untreated epileptic spasms. .  7th Annual Scientific Sessions, Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists. 2013.
  2. Wanigasinghe J, Arambepola C, Sumanasena S, Sri Ranganathan S, Muhandiram MEC. Randamised clinical trial comparing prednisolone and ACTH in reversal of hypsarrhythmia in untreated epileptic spasms. .  127th Anniversary conference of the Sri Lanka Medical Association 2014.
  3. Murugupillai R, Wanigasinghe J, Muniyandi R, Arambepola C.In-depth analysis of potential response shift in parents of children with epilepsy and severe cognitive impairment – a qualitative study. 127th Anniversary international congress of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, p155.
  4.  Murugupillai R, Wanigasinghe J, Muniyandi R, Arambepola C. Qualitative analysis of life experiences of children and adolescents with epilepsy in a rural community in Sri Lanka. Presented at the HETC symposium 2014 held in Sri Lanka from 7th - 8th July 2014.
  5. Murugupillai R, Wanigasinghe J, Muniyandi R, Arambepola C. Development of the pilot quality of life questionnaire for children and adolescents with epilepsy in a rural community in Sri Lanka. Presented at the Annual research symposium 2014 of University of Colombo, 20th – 21st November, 2014
  6. Wanigasinghe J. Spectrum of migraine in childhood. 8th  Asian Society against Dementia and 8th Annual conference of Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists
  7. Wanigasinghe J, Arambepola C, Murugupillai R, Chang T. Prevalence of epilepsy in school-going children in Sri Lanka. Presented at the 8th Annual Academic session of the Association of Sri Lanka Neurologists, 8th annual congress of the Asian society against dementia, 14th – 16th November 2014
  8. LSD Senarathne, Oye, AM, Scimer KK, Wanigasinghe J, Sumathipala DS, Nettikumara NF, Jayasekera RW, DIssanayake VHW. Clinical evaluation and genetic study of tuberous sclerosis complex in a cohort of Sri Lanka children. 8th Annual Academic session of the Association of Sri Lanka Neurologists, 8th annual congress of the Asian society against dementia. November 2014
  9. LSD Senarathne, Oye, AM, Scimer KK, Wanigasinghe J, Sumathipala DS, Jayasekera RW, DIssanayake VHW. Evaluation of infantile spasms in a cohort of Sri Lankan children with tuberous sclerosis. 8th Annual Academic session of the Association of Sri Lanka Neurologists, 8th annual congress of the Asian society against dementia. November 2014
  10.  Murugupillai R, Wanigasinghe J, Muniyandi R, Arambepola C. Primary caregivers perceptions of childhood epilepsy and its socio-cultural impact in a rural community in Sri Lanka. Presented at the 8th Annual Academic session of the Association of Sri Lanka Neurologists, 8th annual congress of the Asian society against dementia. November 2014
  11. Kularathne RAD, Wanigasinghe J. The effectiveness of assisted Thera-band resistance Excercises on improving the swing phase of gait in Hemiplegic patients. KDU International Research Conference, 2014
  12. Murugupillai R, Wanigasinghe J, Muniyandi R, Arambepola C. Socio-cultural implications of living with epilepsy: A qualitative study among children and adolescents with epilepsy living in rural Sri Lanka. Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference at University of Ruhuna, 4th – 6th January 2015
  13. Wanigasinghe J, Arambepola C, Murugupillai R, Chang T. Estimation of prevalence of epilepsy in children in the Ampara district of Sri Lanka. 18th Annual Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians. August 2015
  14. Wanigasinghe J, Arambepola C, Sumanasena S, Sri Ranganathan S, Muhandiram MEC. . Spasm control at 3,6 and 12 months in West Syndrome: Randomized, single blind clinical trial on intramuscular long activng ACTH versus oral prednisolone.Proceedings of the 127th Annual Conference of the SLMA 2015
  15. Wanigasinghe, Arambepola C, Jasodaran S V, Jeevadharan K. Prevalence of Cerebral Palsy in a rural community in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 1st Academic sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Children with Disabilities. Jan 2015.
  16. Amugoda P. Wanigasinghe J. Patient satisfaction with physiotherapy for stroke rehabilitation among patients attending daprtment of physiotherapy, Institute of Neurology, National Hospital of Sri Lanka. OP 24. Proceedings of the 127th Annual Conference of the SLMA 2015
  17. J. Lohitharajah, G.N. Malavige,  CArembepola, J Wanigasinghe, R Gamage, P Gunarathne, P RAthnayake, T Chang. Viral aetiologies of acute encephalitis in a hospital-based population in Sri Lanka. 9th Annual conference of the Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists
  18. Wanigasinghe J, Arambepola C, Murugupillai R, Chang T. Prevalence of epilepsy in children in Sri Lanka. 9th Annual conference of the Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists
  19. Muthuthamby M M, Mohottala V S, Mihiran W P K, Wanigasinghe J. Association of school academic performance and participation in sports with selection to state universities in first attempt. Student Scientific Sessions, Faculty of Medicine 2015: 34
  20. Kamalatheepan S, S de Silva Welianga, ZMM Akbar, J Wanigasinghe, SL de Silva

Barriers for in-hospital Paediatric cardiac arrest in the state hospitals of Sri Lanka: perception of the Paediatricians, Jaffna Medical Association Annual Scientific Sessions, 10th – 12th August 2017, Jaffna.

  1. J Wanigasinghe, BAAJ Jayawardena, WAAM Weerasinghe, WAPS Wickramaarachchi. National survey of availability of anticonvulsant medications (oral and intravenous) in Sri Lanka. p. 44.
  2. HW Dilanti, KLSPKM Jayasena, NLR Indika, IN Jayasinghe, GAM Kularatnam, NDPD Chandrasiri, DN Senanayake, MJ Patricia, P Ratnayake, J Wanigasinghe, E Jasinge

      Diagnosis of organic acidaemias in a selected paediatric population: six year experience in a single centre. p. 56.

97.   PWP Chathuranagana, Jithangi Wanigasinghe, DGH de Silva, SANA Suraweera, VG Quienters. Unresponsive hypertension  in a child with meningo-encephalitis due to paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity, p. 62.

98.   Daham de Silva, SANA Suraweera, Vinushiya G Quienters, MBKC Dayasiri, Deepthi C de Silva, Hiranya Abeysekera, KA Jithangi Wanigasinghe, Harendra de Silva

        Gillespie syndrome: A rare cause of Aniridia, p. 63.

99.   N Ginige, KSH de Silva, JK Wanigasinghe, NS Gunawardena, Janaka Munasinghe

        Effects of long term antiepileptic drugs on serum vitamin D levels and bone profile in a cohort of Sri Lankan children, p. 66. (Award received for the best poster)

100. NC Gamhewage, N Pratheep, NC Weerasinghe, Jithangi Wanigasinghe, Shehan Perera, VP Wickramasinghe,

Harendra de Silva. Recurrent cerebral abscesses in a child with hepatopulmonary syndrome, p. 79.

101. Murugupillai R, Sri Ranganathan S, Wanigasinghe J, Muniyandi R, Arambepola C.

        Contribution of pharmacists towards achieving effectiveness of AEM in children –

        A qualitative study, Inaugural 1st academic session of  Sri Lanka association of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Colombo.

102.  Murugupillai R, Sri Ranganathan S, Wanigasinghe J, Muniyandi R, Arambepola C. Development of outcome criteria to measure effectiveness of anti-epileptic therapy in children. International conference of SLMA. July 2016.

Dr. Nishani Lucas

Publications

 

  • Nishani Lucas. Chaper 3. Breast feeding: Facility Based Care of the Sick Neonate– Participants Manual. Family Health Bureau, Colombo, Sri Lanka; 2014; 21-26.  
  • Nishani Lucas. Chapter 4. Developmental Care in the Neonatal Unit: Basic Care for the “Small Baby.” Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka, August 2017: 18-32.
  • Nishani Lucas. Chapter 3. Care in the Premature Baby Unit:Basic Care for the “Small Baby.” Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka, August 2017: 15-18.
  • Position paper of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians on the resuscitation of the extreme preterm/ low birth weight neonate.Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 2015; 44 (1) : 3-11.
  • M N  Lucas. Developmental care in the neonatal unit – Current practice.Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 2015; 44(1): 45-52
  • M N Lucas. Preterm Nutrition -Current practice..Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 2014: 43(1): 41-52.
  • Nishani Lucas. Baby of the diabetic mother. Health care providers guideline for diabetes and pregnancy,2013: 32 – 38.
  • M N Lucas, M Weerasekera. A prospective study of ventilated neonates in a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka compared to retrospective data from the same unit.Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 2013:  42(1): 10-19
  • J Wanigasinghe, M N Lucas, S Jayanetthi, S P Lamabadusuriya .Idiopathic intracranial hypertension in a child being treated for systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 2010; 39: 115-116.
  • M N Lucas, R Ajanthan. Kawasaki disease presenting with reactivation of BCG scar. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 2008; 37: 100
  • MN Lucas, HMKN Hathlahawatta, R Seneviratne, D Samarage .Chronic interstitial lung disease (ChILD) in childhood. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health2008; 37: 129-130
  • M N Lucas, DK Samarage. Trainees perception of the clinical learning environment in the postgraduate training programme in paediatrics– Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health2008; 37: 76-80.
  • MN Lucas, HMKN Hathlahawatta, D Samarage. Prune belly syndrome. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health2008: 37: 30
  • M N Lucas, S Dias. A case of mumps complicated by meningo-encephalomyelitis and appendicitis. Sri Lanka of Journal of Child Health, 2007; 36: 69-71
  • M N Lucas, S Dias. Systemic lupus erythematosus simulating Henoch Schonlein purpura. Sri Lanka of Journal of Child Health, 2007; 36: 142-5
  • MN Lucas, S Dias. A case of hereditary hypophosphataemic rickets with hypercalciuria (HHRH). Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 2006; 35:141-3.
  • MN. Lucas, U.A. Liyanage, L.K.U.I. Lokukankanamage .A study of antibiotic usage in acute respiratory infections in children. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 2001; 30: 5-7.

Abstracts of scientific presentations

  • M  N Lucas, P Lanerolle, R Muthuthamby, R Munasinghe V Mahendralingam, R Balasubramanium, M Muthuthamby, M Paranachoty, A Hills, VP Wickramasinghe, A Hills. Body composition of 3 month old healthybreastfed infants in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Consensus in Paediatrics, 6th Wor;d Congress held in Sri Lanka from 12th to 15th November 2017.
  • M  N Lucas, P Lanerolle, R Muthuthamby, R Munasinghe V Mahendralingam, R Balasubramanium, M Muthuthamby, M Paranachoty, A Hills, VP Wickramasinghe, A Hills. Do feeding practices affect development in healthy infants aged 3-6 months ? Consensus in Paediatrics, 6th Wor;d Congress held in Sri Lanka from 12th to 15th November 2017.
  • M  N Lucas, P Lanerolle, M Muthuthamby, M Paranchothy, VP Wickramasinghe . Neonatal Behavioural Assessment Scores (NBAS/Brazelton) at birth in healthy term babies at a tertiary care hospital in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Consensus in Paediatrics, 6th Wor;d Congress held in Sri Lanka from 12th to 15th November 2017.
  • Nishani Lucas,WWMPVS Palamakumbura,  UMM Aaquiff, T Mohanathas. Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy(HIE) in term babies at a tertiary care hospital inColombo, Sri Lanka. Consensus in Paediatrics, 6th World Congress held in Sri Lanka from 12th to 15th November 2017.
  • Nishani Lucas. Evidence Based Care for the extreme preterm. 76th Annual academic Sessions, Calee Medical Association, 11th – 13th October 2017: 36.
  • Nishani Lucas,WWMPVS Palamakumbura,  UMM Aaquiff, T Mohanathas. Meconium Aspiration Syndrome in babies born at a tertiary care hospital in Colombo, Sri Lanka at the 15th Annual Sessions of the Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka, 23rd – 24th August 2017: 35.

 

  • M N Lucas. Psychiatric Disorders complicating pregnancy. Neonatal aspects of infections in pregnancy. Proceedings of the 46th  Annual Scientific sessions, Sri Lanka a College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. 3rd – 6thth August 2017: 61.

 

 

  • MN Lucas, P Lanerolle, P Wickramasinghe and A Hills.   Do low-birth-weight babies have higher central adiposity? A study on newborn anthropometry and adiposity in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD2017 at the its 10th Congress held from the 15-18th October 2017, Rotterdam.
  • MN Lucas, P Lanerolle, M Muthuthamby,  M Paranchothy, P Wickramasinghe .“Anthropometry at birth of babies born in a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka." at the 19thAnnual Sessions of The Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians, 11th-14th August 2016: 37.
  • MN Lucas, P Lanerolle, M Muthuthamby,  M Paranchothy, P Wickramasinghe."Neonatal Behavioural Assessment Scores (Brazelton scores) of a cohort of babies born at a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka. " at the 14thAnnual Sessions of the Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka, 14thAugust 2016: 28.

 

  • M N Lucas, M Paranachothy. Is there a relationship between early weight loss >5%and the breast feeding technique ? A hospital based study in a Tertiary care Maternity Hospital in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Programme and Abstracts, The Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka, 14th Annual Sessions, 14th August 2015 :28.
  • M N Lucas, M Paranachothy. Analysis of neonatal deaths from 2010 to 2015 in a a neonatal unit at a Tertiary care Maternity  Hospital in Colombo.Proceedings of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians, 18thAnnual Congress, 30th July to 2nd August 2015. 4 (4): 32.
  • D L Porawagamage, V S Prabashini, WDD Prasanni, M N Lucas. The knowledge and domiciliary care regarding adverse effects following vaccination clinics in Colombo Municipal Council. Proceedings of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians, 18thAnnual Congress, 30th July to 2nd August 2015. 4 (4): 50.
  • Nishani Lucas. Early neonatal care for the compromised baby. Symposium on early neonatal care in high risk pregnancy. 128thAnniversary Congress of Sri Lanka Medical Association, 6th to 8th July 2015: 109.
  • M N Lucas, F A Zulficar Ahamed, SC Rupasinghe, J M A D Jayasinghe. Outcome of preterm babies < 34 weeks at a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 13th Annual Scientific Congress, Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka, 14th August 2014:  33.
  • M N Lucas .Are we neglecting the late preterm infants ?Proceedings of the 13th Annual Scientific Congress, Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka, 14th August 2014:  24.
  • MN Lucas, F A Zulficar Ahamed, SC Rupasinghe, J M A D Jayasinghe. Does weight loss on day 1of life predict subsequent weight loss during the immediate newborn period ? A hospital based study in a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka.Proceedings of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians, 17thAnnual Congress, 26 to 29  July 2014. 4 (3): 70.
  • Galappatthy P, Jayasekara LMDT, Perera I, Perera KDR, Damayanthi DGH, de Abrew K ,Lucas N, Gunaratne P, Gamage R, Wijayaratne CN, Weeraratne C, Abayaratane SA, Weerasekera T, Anupama A, Aravinthan A, Kempitiya BCTAN.Impact of routine serum carbamazepine level monitoring in pregnancy on seizure control and medication adherence: Preliminary results of an ongoing study. Abstract book, CCP Annual Academic Sessions, 2014: 79.
  • M N Lucas, KMKC Bandara, S N Samarakkody, D M L Chaturangi.Early initiation and rapid progression of breast milk in preterm babies: is it safe? Congress Proceedings of the 13th Scientific Meeting of the Common Wealth Association of Paediatricians Gastroenterology and Nutrition.6th and 7th December 2013: 21.
  • M N Lucas. M Weerasekera. Outcome of ventilated neonatesin a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 12th  Annual Scientific Congress, Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka, 2nd July 2013:  28.
  • M N Lucas. Continuing care of a premature baby until discharge andfollow up.Proceedings of the 12th  Annual Scientific Congress, Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka, 2nd  July  2013:  23.
  • M N Lucas. Neonatal aspects of infections in pregnancy. Proceedings of the 46th  Annual Scientific sessions, Sri Lanka a College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. 16th to 18th August 2013: 7.
  • M N Lucas. Hemolytic disease of the newborn – Managing the affected newborn. Neonatal aspects of infections in pregnancy. Proceedings of the 46th  Annual Scientific sessions, Sri Lanka a College of Haematologists. 6th and 7th September 2013: 46-47.
  • M N  Lucas, S N Samarakkody, D M L Chaturangi. Success of breast feeding among pre terms <34 weeks in a neonatal unit in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians, 16thAnnual Congress, 04- 06 August 2013. 4 (2): 56.


Dr. Ruwangi Dissanayake

Publications

 

  1. Dissanayake R, de Silva S, Lekamwasam S, Abeysekara G, Dissanayake VHW.Thalassaemic Osteopathy: a cross-sectional preliminary study from Sri Lanka.J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2013 Oct 16:1-4.
  2. Gooneratne LV, Dissanayake R, Jayawardena A, Jayaweera G Abayadeera A, Samarasinghe M, Chandrasiri P, Dissanayake VHW, Weerasinghe T, Brambilla CZ, Manna N, Faulkner LB.  Allogenic bone marrow transplant in a child with thalassaemia. 2015 Ceylon Medical Journal 60: 74-5.
  3. R. Dissanayake, Wickramarathne KPKYMDS , Seneviratne SN, Perera SN, Fernando MUJ, Wickramasinghe VP. Heriditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, liver disease and elevated serum testestorenoe (Osler-Weber-Rendu syndrome): a case report. BMC Res Notes (2017) 10:58.
  4. Lawrence Faulkner, Cornelia Uderzo, Sadaf Khalid, Priyah Marwah, Rajpreet Soni, Naila Yaqub, Samina Amanat, Itrat Fatima, Sarah Khan Gilani, Tatheer Zahra, Stalin Ramprakash, Lallindra Gooneratne, Ruwangi Dissanayake, Senani Williams, Wasantha Rathnayake, Reshma Srinivas, Amit Sedai, Ankita Kumari, Lailith Parmar, Rakesh Dhanya, Rajat Kumar Agarwal.ATG vs thiotepa with busulfan and cyclophosphamide in matched-related bone marrow transplantation for thalassemia. Blood advances 2017 May 23:1.

 

Research & Publications

 

Communications at scientific meetings published as abstracts

 

  1. Manouri P Senanayake, Ruwangi Dissanayake, K Kumuthiny. Comparison of child mortality data of 1996-1998 and 2008-2010 in a single tertiary care unit: Are we on track with MDG 4. Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians 2012.
  2. Dissanayake R, de Silva KSH, Lekamwasam S, Abeysekara AAGS, Dissanayake VHW. A study on bone mineral density in a cohort of patients with beta thalassaemia major in a tertiary care hospital. Annual Academic Sessions of Ceylon College of Physicians 2012.
  3. R Dissanayake, MBKC Dayasiri. Indications for neonatal CSF examination: What are we missing. Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians. Sixteenth annual scientific congress August 2013. Abstract, FP 02.
  4. Rajat K. Agarwal, Amit Sedai, Sunil Dhimal, Mohamed El Missiry, Ankita Agarwal, Sulman Siddique, Luigi Clemente, Sadaf Khalid, Naila Yaqub, Priya Marwah, Rajpreet Soni, Fathima Itrat, Sarah Khan Gilani, Mohamed H.Hussain, Tatheer Zahra, Lallindra Gooneratne, Ruwangi Dissanayake, Corrado Zuanelli, Nunzia Manna, Cornelio Uderzo and Lawrence Faukner.Quality and data management for bone marrow transplantation support through a dedicated web-based application. The 19th congress of Asia-pacific blood and marrow transplantation 2014.
  5. L.Faukner, P. Marwah, N. Yaqub, R Soni, S. Khalid, I Fatima, S. Khan Gilani, T. Zahra, L. Gooneratne, R. Dissanayake, M.L Missiry, C. Zuanelli Brambilla, N. Manna, C Uderzo. ATG vs Thiotepa in addition to BuCy for low-risk BMT in severe thalassaemia. The 41st Annual Meeting of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation.
  6. Dissanayake R,Gooneratne LV, Jayawardena A, Jayaweera G Abayadeera A, Samarasinghe M, Chandrasiri P, Dissanayake VHW, Weerasinghe T, Brambilla CZ, Manna N, Faulkner LB.Outcome of bone marrow transplants performed for children with transfusion dependent thalassaemia in Sri Lanka. The 18th annual scientific congress 30th July to 2nd August 2015, Colombo Sri Lanka.

Presented the award for the best oral presentation of the scientific congress.

  1. DissanayakeR, Samarasinghe RANKK, Fernando MUJ, Pathirana KG, Waidyanatha S, Wetthasinghe K, Gooneratne LV, Dissanayake VHW, Wickrmasinghe VP. Assessment of iron status by MRI and serum ferritin in a cohort of transfusion dependent beta thalassaemia patients. The 19th Annual scientific congress 11th to 14th August 2016, Colombo Sri Lanka.
  2. Dissanayake R, Wickramasinghe VP, Dissanayake VHW, Gooneratne LV. Reactivation of cytomegalovirus infection in a cohort of transfusion dependent beta thalassaemia patients following allogeneic bonemarrow transplantation. The 19th Annual scientific congress 11th to 14th August 2016, Colombo Sri Lanka.

 Dr. Sumudu Seneviratne

 

Publications in Peer-reviewed Journals

Full articles

  1. Seneviratne SN, Derraik JGB, Jiang Y, et al. Nulliparity is associated with subtle adverse metabolic outcomes in overweight/obese mothers and their offspring. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2017;00:1–7. https://doi.org/10.1111/cen.13426
  2. Dissanayake R, Wickramarathne K, Seneviratne S, Perera S, Fernando M, Wickramasinghe V. Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, liver disease and elevated serum testosterone (Osler–Weber–Rendu syndrome): a case report. BMC Research Notes. 2017;10 (1):58.
  3. Seneviratne SN, Derraik JG, Jiang Y, McCowan LM, Gusso S, Cutfield WS, et al. The sex of the foetus affects maternal blood glucose concentrations in overweight and obese pregnant women. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2016:1-3.
  4. Bashamboo A, Donohoue PA, Vilain E, Rojo S, Calvel P, Seneviratne SN, et al. A recurrent p.Arg92Trp variant in steroidogenic factor-1 (NR5A1) can act as a molecular switch in human sex development. Human molecular genetics. 2016;25(16):3446-53
  5. Seneviratne SN, Jiang Y, Derraik JGB, McCowan LME, Parry GK, Biggs JB, et al. Effects of antenatal exercise in overweight and obese pregnant women on maternal and perinatal outcomes: a randomised controlled trial. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2016;123(4):588-97.
  6. Heather NL*, Seneviratne SN*, Webster D, Derraik JG, Jefferies C, Carll J, et al. Newborn screening for congenital adrenal hyperplasia in New Zealand 1994-2013. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2015; 100:1002–1008.
  7. Seneviratne SN, McCowan LME, Cutfield WS, Derraik JGB, Hofman PL. Exercise in pregnancies complicated by obesity: achieving benefits and overcoming barriers. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2015;212(4):442-449.
  8. Seneviratne S, Parry G, McCowan L, Ekeroma A, Jiang Y, Gusso S, et al. Antenatal exercise in overweight and obese women and its effects on offspring and maternal health: design and rationale of the IMPROVE (Improving Maternal and Progeny Obesity Via Exercise) randomised controlled trial. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014;14(1):148.
  9. S N Seneviratne, K S H de Silva. Endocrine late effects in paediatric cancer survivors. Sri Lanka Journal of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism 2012;  2 (2):89-91
  10. S N Seneviratne, H Dodampahala, MV Chandu De Silva.  Minimal deviation adenocarcinoma of cervix – A highly malignant lesion with a deceptively benign histological appearance Sri Lanka Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2005; 27:37-38
  11. Senanayake Manouri P, Seneviratne Sumudu, Samarasinghe Duminda. An infant with isolated ventricular non-compliance: a familial cardiomyopathy. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, June 2011, Vol. 40, p.76-77
  12. Jayasena SN, Ariyasinghe JTN, Gunawardena DMR, Gunawardena SAS, De Silva MVC.  Large cell calcifying Sertoli cell tumour of the testis detected at screening of a family with Carney Syndrome. Urologia Internationalis 2005; 75(4): 365-7

 

 

 

 

Abstracts in print

  1. Sumudu N Seneviratne, Udara S Hewa Gamage, Ashangi M Weerasinghe, Piyumi S Wickramarachchi, Shamya De Silva. Presenting characteristics of children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia in Sri Lanka : a gender based analysis. Hormone Research in Paediatrics 2017; 88 (Supp 1)
  2. Sumudu N Seneviratne, Anushka Galappaththi, Shalini Sri Ranganathan, Shamya De Silva.

Delayed onset hypoglycaemia in a child with gliclazide poisoning. Hormone Research in Paediatrics 2017; 88 (Supp1 ).

  1. Sumudu N Seneviratne, Tharika N Senevirathna, Dulani L Samaranayaka, Pujitha Wickramasinghe. Gender differences in obesity-related metabolic and cardiovascular derangements in overweight/obese children: a cross-sectional clinic-based study from Sri-Lanka. Hormone Research in Paediatrics 2017; 88 (Supp 1)
  2. Sumudu N Seneviratne, Sachini R Kannangoda, Shamya De Silva. Perceptions of peri-pubertal females with xy dsd regarding underlying condition, puberty and female hormone replacement therapy. Hormone Research in Paediatrics 2017; 88 (Supp 1)
  3. Sumudu N Seneviratne, Yannan Jiang, Graham K Parry, Lesley ME Mccowan, Janene Biggs, Raquel O Rodrigues, Wayne S Cutfied, Paul L Hofman. Early-life body composition and metabolic markers in offspring of overweight/obese women following antenatal exercise: a randomised controlled trial. Hormone Research in Paediatrics 2017; 88 (Supp 1)
  4. Chiavaroli V, Hopkins S, Derraik J, Seneviratne S, Biggs J, Rodrigues R, et al. Seven-year Follow-up of Mothers from a Randomized Controlled Trial of Exercise in Pregnancy and their Offspring. Hormone Research in Paediatrics 2016; 86: 303-304.
  5.  Seneviratne S, Jayatunge T, Atapattu N, De Silva KS, Wickramasinghe VP, De Silva H. Case Report on Hyperinsulinism/hyperammonaemia Syndrome: An Easily Treatable Cause of Postprandial Hypoglycaemia. Hormone Research in Paediatrics 2016; 86: 360.
  6. Seneviratne S, Lucus N, Weerasinghe A. Neonatal Thyrotoxicosis and Craniosynostosis Associated with Maternal Graves' Disease and High Dose Maternal Thyroxine Therapy for Papillary Carcinoma. Hormone Research in Paediatrics 2016; 86:500.
  7. Sumudu Seneviratne, Malik Samarasinghe, KSH de Silva. Management Dilemmas in a Genetically Female Child with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Raised as a Male. Hormone Research in Paediatrics 2016; 86:154-155
  8. Seneviratne S, Derraik J, Biggs J, Brennan C, Parry G, Mccowan L, et al. Nulliparity in overweight/obese women is associated with subtle but adverse metabolic outcomes in the offspring at birth. Pediatric Diabetes 2015;16:148.
  9. Seneviratne S, Derraik J, Biggs J, Brennan C, Parry G, Mccowan L, et al. Sex of the fetus affects maternal blood glucose concentrations in late gestation. Pediatric Diabetes. 2015;16:148.
  10. Seneviratne S, Cutfield W, Mc Cowan L, Ekeroma A, Parry G, Gusso S, et al. IMPROVE trial-Improving maternal and progeny risk of obesity via exercise-a randomised controlled trial on effects of exercise in pregnancy in overweight and obese women and their offspring. Obesity reviews 2014;15:124.

 

Scientific Presentations

International:

 

 

  1. Sumudu N Seneviratne, Udara S Hewa Gamage, Ashangi M Weerasinghe, Piyumi S Wickramarachchi, Shamya De Silva. Presenting characteristics of children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia in Sri Lanka : a gender based analysis. 10th International Meeting of Pediatric Endocrinology, Sep 14-17th, 2017, Washington D.C., USA

 

  1. Sumudu N Seneviratne, Anushka Galappaththi, Shalini Sri Ranganathan, Shamya De Silva.

Delayed onset hypoglycaemia in a child with gliclazide poisoning. 10th International Meeting of Pediatric Endocrinology, Sep 14-17th, 2017, Washington D.C., USA.

 

 

  1. Sumudu N Seneviratne, Sachini R Kannangoda, Shamya De Silva. Perceptions of peri-pubertal females with xy dsd regarding underlying condition, puberty and female hormone replacement therapy. International Meeting of Pediatric Endocrinology, Sep 14-17th, 2017, Washington D.C., USA.

 

  1. Sumudu N Seneviratne, Yannan Jiang, Graham K Parry, Lesley ME Mccowan, Janene Biggs, Raquel O Rodrigues, Wayne S Cutfied, Paul L Hofman. Early-life body composition and metabolic markers in offspring of overweight/obese women following antenatal exercise: a randomised controlled trial. 10th International Meeting of Pediatric Endocrinology, Sep 14-17th, 2017, Washington D.C., USA.

 

  1. Sumudu N Seneviratne, Tharika N Senevirathna, Dulani L Samaranayaka, Pujitha Wickramasinghe. Gender differences in obesity-related metabolic and cardiovascular derangements in overweight/obese children: a cross-sectional clinic-based study from Sri-Lanka. 10th International Meeting of Pediatric Endocrinology, Sep 14-17th, 2017, Washington D.C., USA.

 

 

  1. Sumudu Seneviratne, Tharanga Jayatunge, Navoda Atapattu, K. S. H. De Silva, V. P. Wickramasinghe, Harendra De Silva. “Case Report on Hyperinsulinism/hyperammonaemia Syndrome: An Easily Treatable Cause of Postprandial Hypoglycaemia” 55th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology, 10-12 September 2016, Paris, France.
  2. Sumudu Seneviratne, Malik Samarasinghe KSH de Silva. “Management Dilemmas in a Genetically Female Child with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Raised as a Male” 55th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology, 10-12 September 2016, Paris, France.
  3. Sumudu Seneviratne, Nishani Lucus, Ashangi Weerasinghe. “Neonatal Thyrotoxicosis and Craniosynostosis Associated with Maternal Graves’ Disease and High Dose maternal Thyroxine Therapy for Papillary Carcinoma” 55th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology, 10-12 September 2016, Paris, France.
  4. Seven-year Follow-up of Mothers from a Randomized Controlled Trial of Exercise in Pregnancy and their Offspring. 55th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology, 10-12 September 2016, Paris, France.
  5. "Experiences from a long standing new born screening programme for congenital adrenal hyperplasia” Biennial Meeting of ISPAE, 27-29th November 2015, Gurgaon, India.
  6. “Sex of the fetus affects maternal blood glucose concentrations in late gestation” Joint Annual Conference of the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes and Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group, October 7-10, 2015, Brisbane, Australia.
  7. “Nulliparity in overweight/obese women is associated with subtle but adverse metabolic outcomes in the offspring at birth" Joint Annual Conference of the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes and Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group, October 7-10, 2015, Brisbane, Australia.
  8. “Maternal obesity during pregnancy is associated with maternal and fetal metabolic abnormalities linked to childhood obesity” Biennial Meeting of ISPAE, 27-29th November 2015, Gurgaon, India.
  9. “Non-weight bearing Antenatal Exercise in Overweight and Obese Women Increases Neonatal Adiposity” poster presentation and selected for Presidential Poster Award competition at the 97th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society (ENDO),  2015, San Diego, USA
  10. The Contribution of Soft Tissue to Birth Weight,  Third International Conference on Fetal Growth, Oxford, UK, 2014
  11. The IMPROVE study: a randomised controlled trial on the effects of antenatal exercise on maternal and neonatal health,  Gravida Science Symposium, 2014,  New Zealand
  12. IMPROVE Trial (Improving Maternal And Progeny Risk Of Obesity Via Exercise), a Randomised Controlled Trial on Effects of Exercise In Pregnancy in Overweight and Obese Women and their Offspring,  12th International Congress on Obesity, Malaysia, 2014
  13. A Randomized controlled trial on the Effects of Antenatal exercise on Birth weight and Neonatal body composition,   Young Investigator Forum ,  Asia Pacific Paediatric Endocrine Society (APPES) & Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group (APEG) Joint Meeting, 2014, Darwin, Australia
  14. Case presentation on disorders of sexual development, Asia Pacific Paediatric Endocrine Society (APPES) /Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group (APEG) Joint Fellows School, 2014
  15. Effects of Antenatal Exercise on Offspring of Overweight and Obese women, HealtheX 2014, University of Auckland, New Zealand.
  16. New born Screening for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia,  Novo Nordisk Paediatric Endocrinology Workshop 2014, New Zealand
  17. A Clinical Diagnosis of Classical Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia is frequently missed without New-Born Screening – The New Zealand Experience 1994-2012,  ‘Young Investigator Session’ Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group (APEG) Annual Scientific Meeting, July 2013
  18. Screening for Monogenic Neonatal Diabetes,  ISPAD Science School for Physicians 2013
  19. Hypercalcemia of Malignancy,  Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group(APEG ) Fellows School 2013
  20. Can We Break the Inter-generational Obesity Cycle via Exercise in Pregnancy? Gravida Science Symposium 2013, New Zealand
  21. Effects of exercise in pregnancy on offspring birth weight, adiposity and pregnancy outcomes in overweight and obese women, Liggins Institute Annual Research day 2013,  New Zealand
  22. An unexpected cause of short stature” Novo Nordisk Paediatric Endocrinology workshop, 2013, New Zealand
  23. IMAGe: a rare syndrome masquerading as congenital adrenal hyperplasia,  Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group (APEG)  Fellows School,  2012
  24. A boy with central precocious puberty due to a hypothalamic hamartoma’ Paediatric Endocrine Training workshop, Indian Society for Paediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology, 2011

Local

  1. Are Sri Lankan Children with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia at Risk of Morbidity and Mortality in the Absence of Newborn Screening? The 6th Global Congress for Consensus in Pediatrics and Child Health.
  2. Quality Of Life In Overweight And Obese Sri Lankan Children Aged 8-12 Years: A Clinic Based Study. The 6th Global Congress for Consensus in Pediatrics and Child Health.
  3. Disseminated Tuberculosis Following BCG Vaccination In An Infant With Probable Mendelian Susceptibility To Mycobacterium Disease (MSMD). The 6th Global Congress for Consensus in Pediatrics and Child Health.
  4. Chromobacterium Violaceum Sepsis in an Infant with Chronic Granulomatous Disease. The 6th Global Congress for Consensus in Pediatrics and Child Health.
  5. Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia; Liver Disease and Elevated Serum Testosterone (Osler-Weber-Rendu-Syndrome). The 6th Global Congress for Consensus in Pediatrics and Child Health.
  6. “Congenital Hyperinsulinaemic Hypoglycaemia: A Case Report” Sri Lanka College of Endocrinologists –Endocrine Congress Sri Lanka 2017.
  7. “Case report of 3M syndrome from Sri Lanka’. Sri Lanka College of Endocrinologists –Endocrine Congress Sri Lanka 2017.

 

  1. Hygiene practices during clinical training: knowledge, attitudes and practices among medical students. 130th Anniversary International Medical Congress of the Sri Lanka Medical Association,13th – 16th July 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka

 

  1. Udara S Hewagamage Sumudu N Seneviratne Ashangi Weerasinghe Piyumi Wickramarachchi M W Gunathunga K S H de Silva. Bone Health in Children With Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia. 130th Anniversary International Medical Congress of the Sri Lanka Medical Association,13th – 16th July 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  2. Gender based difference in insulin resistance and metabolic complications in overweight and obese Sri Lankan children followed up at a tertiary care obesity clinic. Annual symposium of the Faculty of  Medicine, 14th October 2016, Colombo Sri Lanka
  3. Seneviratne SN,  Derraik JGB,  Jiang Y,  Biggs JB, Brennan C, Parry GK, McCowan LM, Ekeroma A, Gusso S, Rodrigues RO, Craigie S, Cutfield WS, Hofman PL. “Developmental programming effects of antenatal exercise in offspring of overweight and obese women” Endocrine Congress, August 12-14, 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka (Best Poster Award)
  4. Seneviratne SN, Jayatunge MTR, Gamage MP, Atapattu N , Wickramasinghe VP, de Silva KSH, de Silva DGH. “Hypoglycaemia precipitated by protein ingestion: The     hyperinsulinism/ hyperammonaemia syndrome” Endocrine Congress, August 12-14, 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  5. Seneviratne SN,  Samarasinghe M,  Seneviratne S, de Silva KSH “Central precocious female puberty in a genetically female child with congenital adrenal hyperplasia reared as a male” Endocrine Congress, August 12-14, 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  6. “Metabolic complications in overweight and obese children followed up at a tertiary care obesity clinic” Endocrine Congress, August 12-14, 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  7. “A child with hypernatremia: a diagnostic dilemma”, 7th Annual Academic Sessions, Endocrine Society of Sri Lanka, Oct 1-4, 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  8. “A child with an ovotesticular disorder of sexual development” 7th Annual Academic Sessions, Endocrine Society of Sri Lanka, Oct 1-4, 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  9. A gender dilemma in two siblings-case presentation for “Meet the Professor Session”, 7th Annual Academic Sessions, Endocrine Society of Sri Lanka, Oct 1-4, 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  10. Initial management of and dose adjustment of congenital hypothyroidism, Monthly Clinical Update (Management of congenital hypothyroidism), Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians, 28th Sept, 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  11. An unusual case of a child with adrenal insufficiency, ambiguous genitalia and skeletal abnormalities’ Annual Academic Sessions of the Endocrine Society of Sri Lanka, 2011
  12. Diabetes in Adolescence,  Diabetes Update 2011, Faculty of Medicine Galle, Sri Lanka
  13. Audit on antibiotic usage in early onset neonatal sepsis, Perinatal Society Academic sessions, 2009, Sri Lanka
  14. Obstetric factors associated with Perinatal deaths, 118th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) 2005, Sri Lanka
  15. Association of Socio-economic, Environmental and Antenatal care factors with Perinatal deaths’ 37th Annual scientific sessions of the Sri Lanka College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 2004, Sri Lanka
  16. Well-being of people accompanying children warded in a Paediatric teaching hospital, Student Scientific Sessions, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo 2004, Sri Lanka
Dr. Randula Ranawaka