Department of Paediatrics

Faculty of Medicine

Research


Prof. Chandra Abeysekara
Research Interest
  • Lipid disorders in Human. Lipid patters in diabetes, hypertension and myocardial infarction. Apolipoprotein abnormalities in lipid disorders 
  • Antioxidant status in diabetes, hypertension and myocardial infarction. 
  • Natural products chemistry 
  • Cardiovascular risk markers
 
Oral and poster presentation with abstracts 2010
Abeysekera CK, MD Lamawansa,  KDGK Devapriya, BGM Samaranayake, TI Kudagamage, KGV Kumbukgolla, AS Abeyagunawardena. Six year outcome of paediatric renal transplantation at a tertiary care centre. Proceedings of the 13th Annual Scientific Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians 2010
 
Abeysekera CK, TI Kudagamage, KDGK Devapriya, BGM Samaranayake,KGV Kumbukgolla, AS Abeyagunawardena. Multdimentional quality of life outcomes after kidney transplantation: Proceedings of the 13th Annual Scientific Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians 2010
Oral and poster presentations(with abstracts)2012
Ranawaka PRD, CK Abeysekera, MP Gamage, OR Illangasekera, GRC Silva, SR Perera, T Pathmanathan, AS Abeyagunawardena. Psychosocial outcomes of children and parents   after renal transplantation. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Scientific Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians 2012
Journal Publication 2010
Abeysekera Chandra. Urinary Tract Infections in Children. An Update. Mathale Medical Journal December 2010;4(1):19-23
 
Prof.A.S.Abeyagunawardana
Oral and Poster Presentation( with abstract) 2010

Madurika WAR, Iddamalgoda DC, Abeygunawardana S, Dewapriya KDGK, Abeyagunawardana AS. Predictors of Sreroid Dependency In Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome.Kandy Society of Medicine 2010
Madurika WAR, Abeyagunawardana S, Kudagamage T I, Kumbukgolle KVG, Abeyagunawardana AS. Impairment of Growth Velocity in Children with Nephrotic Syndrome Receiving Long Term Alternate day Prednisolone Therapy. Kandy Society of Medicine 2010

 
Madurika WAR, Abeyagunawardana S, Samaranayake BGM, Abeyagunawardana AS. Cyclosporin Treatment in Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome. Kandy Society of Medicine 2010
 
Oral and Poster Presentation( with abstract) 2012     
PRD Ranewake, T.Pathmanadan, AHHM Jayaweera, AS Abeyagunawardena Clinical Spectrum of Post Infectious Acute Glomerulo Nephritis. A ten year review. Oral Presentation. 6th Asian Congress of Paediatric Infectious Disease. December 2012 Colombo
 
Journal Publication 2012
AHHM Jayaweera, AS Abeyagunawardena, Effectiveness and Safety of Cyclosporin A therapy in Steroid Dependent nephritic Syndrome in Childhood. Sri Lanka Journal of Child health 2012; 41
 
Faizal  MAM, Dissanayake MMED, Withanawasam D, Dissanayake  DMAUK, Abeysekera CK, Abeygunawardana A, Lamawansa  MD, Goonasekera  CDA. The immediate postoperative complications and outcomes of kidney transplantation in children. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health 2012; 41 (2): 65-70
 
Dr.A.H.H.M. Jayaweera
Research interest
Paediatric Neurology, Nephrology, Neonatology
Oral and Poster Presentation( with abstract) 2012
PRD Ranewake, T.Pathmanadan, AHHM Jayaweera, AS Abeyagunawardena Clinical Spectrum of Post Infectious Acute Glomerulo Nephritis. A ten year review. Oral Presentation. 6th Asian Congress of Paediatric Infectious Disease. December 2012 Colombo
Journal Publication 2012
AHHM Jayaweera, AS Abeyagunawardena, Effectiveness and Safety of Cyclosporin A therapy in Steroid Dependent nephritic Syndrome in Childhood. Sri Lanka Journal of Child health 2012; 41
 
Dr.Rasnayake M. Mudiyanse
Research interest
Feasibility of implementing recommendations of Thalassaemia International Federation For Management Thalassaemia Patients in Badulla 
Impact  of Introduction of WHO Growth Reference Charts on Breast Feeding Pattern
Public Opinion Survey on Management and Prevention of Thalassaemia
What Is The Optimum Birth Weight For Sri Lankan Babies
WDH Carrier Choice of Medical Students of Peradeniaya Medical Faculty
Oral and Poster Presentation( with abstract) 2010
Management of Dengue CME programme organized by the Kandy Society of Medicine 3rd March 2010
Dengue Management Foundation Session of the Jaffna Medical Association Jaffna Sri Lanka 22- 24th October 2010
Dengue Management – Sri JayawardanapuraGeneral Hospital 17th August 2010
Role of Health Care Workers at the Down of Peace – 10th international Medical Congress organized by the Peradeniya Medical Students Alumni association 10th 12th October 2010

Pediatric Emergencies at The Sri Lankan Society of Critical Care and Emergency Medicine Colombo Sri Lanka 2010

Oral and Poster Presentation( with abstract) 2011
Mudiyanse RM Thalassemia Prevention in Sri Lanka (1st Pan Asia Conference on Haemoglobinopathies in Bangkok Thailand 02/11/2011 – 06/11/2011)

Clinical applications of Growth and Maturation at the workshop on Human Growth and Maturation 2nd September 2011 

Communication Skills for Doctors 7th Annual Academic Session of Matale Clinical Society 29th November 2011
Oral and Poster Presentation( with abstract) 2012
Mudiyanse R.M Palegama R Comparison of extended Matching item, Treu/false and Single Best Answer questions, Annual academic Sessions of Kandy Society Of Medicine February 2012
Mudiyanse R.M Palegama R Rate of Unaccountable Fluid Loss as an indicator of Fluid Leak in DHF Patients Annual academic Sessions of Kandy Society Of Medicine February 2012
Mudiyanse R.M. Calculation of the Rate of Unaccountable Fluid Loss Paediatric DHF Patients Annual academic Sessions of Kandy Society Of Medicine February 2012
1st Pan Asian Conference on Haemiglobinopathies; Thalassemia in Sri Lanka Bangkok Thailand 8-10th 2012
Role of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in Thalassemia Prevention 45th Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Collage of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 17th -23rd 2012 BMICH Colombo Sri Lanka 

Communication and Empathy in Family Medicine – 11.07.2012 The Kandy Society Of Medicine 
Empathy in Patient Centered Care Annual Scientific Session Uva Clinical Society Badulla 9th 2012 
Patient centeredness and Empathy in Clinical Practice – Annual Acedemic Session of the Uva Clinical society 2012

Journal Publication 2012
Mudiyanse RM, Ashock Perera,DayanandaBandara, Thalassaemia in Sri Lanka Thalassaemia Report 2012;2(s1) pages 4-10
Dr. Thushara Kudagammana
Research interest
Childhood nutrition
Paediatric Respiratorology and allergies
Oral and Poster Presentation( with abstract) 2011
Dr ST Kudagammana et al. The prevalence of bronchial asthma among primary school boys in Kandy. The poster won the second place at Kandy society of Medicine  annual academic sessions 2011

ST Kudagammana, D Walters. Follow up of paediatric type 1 diabetic patients. Absrtracts presented at annual sessions of Kandy society of medicine 2011

Oral and Poster Presentation( with abstract) 2012
Wadugodapitiya SI, Weerasinghe VS, Suraweera HJ, Kudagammana ST, Dassanayake TL. Outcome Of Functional Motor Disability In Ankle Dorsiflexion In Children with Cerebral Palsy Following Low Dose Botulinum Toxin A Injection. Presented at the 3rd Biennial Conference of the South Asian association of Physiologists. POSTER
Premini V, Kudagammana ST:Osteopenia of prematurity:are we groping in the dark?A national survey on neonatal practice. Abstracts presented at annual sessions of Kandy society medicine 2012
Gunatilaka PKG, Adihetty D,Maduwanthi WGH, Ediriweera EPDS, Kudagammana ST: Is it time to change the classification of dengue haemorrhagic fever”? A critical analysis. Abstracts presented at annual sessions of Kandy society medicine 2012
Gunatilaka PKG, Adihetty D,Maduwanthi WGH, Ediriweera EPDS, Kudagammana ST: Can the outcome of dengue haemorrhagic fever be predicted with clinical features? A descriptive study. Abstracts presented at annual sessions of Kandy society medicine 2012
Kudagammana ST, Gunatilaka PKG, Weerasekara WMS: A familial Goldenhar syndrome: poster presentation at annual sessions of Kandy society medicine 2012
Journal Publication 2010
Kudagammana ST, Defining and comprehending Child abuse at present times- an appraisal: Sri Lanka journal of Forensic science and Law. 2010;1(2): 28-32
Journal Publication 2012
Kudagammana ST, Perera MIC: Severehaemolytic disease of the newborn due to anti c antibodies: Sri lanka journal of childhealth, 2012;41:44-45
 
Dr.R.S. Thalgahagoda
Journal Publications 2013 - International
Thalgahagoda, R.S., Shenoy, M., Physiology and treatment of hypertension. Paediatrics and Child Health, 2013 Feb. 23(2):53-8.