Prof.A.S.Abeyagunawardana
Professor of Paediatrics
Office Address

Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya

Email: asiriabey26@gmail.com
Telephone: 0094-81-2396410
 
   

Educational/professional  Qualifications:

MBBS (SL), MD (Col), DCH (Col), MRCP(UK), FRCPCH (UK)

 

Other Positions

  • Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya
  • Secretary Sri Lanka Society of Paediatric Nephrology
  • Secretary Sri Lanka Society of Paediatric Nephrology

Positions Held

  • Chairman Board of Study in Paediatrics Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo 2015-2018
  • President of Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians 2017
  • Director Centre for Education Research and Training on Chronic Kidney Disease (CERTKiD),
    University of Peradeniya 2014-2018
  • Head Department of Paediatrics 2010-2013
  • Secretary Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians – 2003 -2004
  • Secretary Kandy Society of Medicine – 2005-2006

International and National Awards

  • Presidential award for excellence in research 2007
  • Presidential award for excellence in research 2008
  • Presidential award for excellence in research 2011
  • Presidential award for excellence in research 2014
  • Presidential award for excellence in research 2015
  • International award for Outstanding Asian Paediatric 2018

Research Interest

  • Nephrology

Programmes and Workshops

  • Resource person 21st Annual Scientific pre congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatrician 2018
  • Resource person regional Scientific congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatrician Kandy 2018
  • Resource person regional Scientific congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatrician Ratnapura 2018
  • Resource person regional Scientific congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatrician Jaffna 2018
  • Resource person regional Scientific congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatrician Kandy 2017
  • Chairperson in the First Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Society of Critial Care and Emergency Medicine - 2007
  • Resource person of the satellite sessions of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatrician 2007
  • Chairperson of the symposium on Nephrology in the 12th Asia Pacific Congress of Paediatrics and 2nd Asia Pacific Congress of Paediatric Nursing 2007.
  • Resource person in the Symposium in 29th Annual Academic Sessions of The Kandy Society of Medicine in February 2007 on Problems in Renal Transplantation; Finding  local solutions 
  • Resource person of the  Central Province Paediatric Emergencies and Life Support Course organised by the CEPELS Group for District Medical Officers in the Central Province in June 2007
  • Resource person of the  Central Province Paediatric Emergencies and Life Support Course organised by the CEPELS Group for District Medical Officers in the Central Province in November and December 2006
  • Resource person of the Paediatric Case Management Programme (What to do series) for Medical Officers & Registered Medical Officers in Kegalle District   June 2006 - “When a child presents with body swelling”
  • A member of the Guideline Committee appointed by the Health Sector Development Project of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians to formulate guidelines on the management of nephrotic syndrome 2006
  • Resource person at the 119th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association 27th March 2006 in Colombo
  • Resource person of the Continuing Medical Education Programme conducted by the Kandy Society of Medicine “Renal Replacement Therapy in Children”-March 2006
  • Member of the Guideline Committee appointed by the Health Sector Development Project of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians to formulate guidelines on the management of urinary tract infections in children 2006
  • Chairperson of the XVII Annual Conference of Indian Paediatric Nephrology Group (IPNGCON) November 2006.
  • Resource person of the Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Training Course for Critical Care Nurses Organised by the Department of Anaesthesiology -1st to11th of March 2006
  • Resource person of the workshop on Practical Nephrology organised by the Uva Provincial Directorate of Health Services on 15th February 2005.
  • Resource person and the Organiser of the pre congress seminar on Nephrology at the 27th Annual Academic Sessions of the Kandy Society of Medicine 10th – 12th February 2005.
  • Resource person in the Continuing Medical Education Programme organized by the Clinical Society of Base Hospital Gampola on “Early Nutrition in Adult Disease”. March 2005.   
  • Resource person in the Continuing Medical Education Programme organized by the Clinical Society of Base Hospital Nuwara Eliya on “A child with urinary tract infections” July 2005.  
  • Resource person in the Continuing Medical Education Programme organized by the Provincial Director for Health Services on “Renal Diseases in Childhood” November 2005.  
  • Resource person in the Continuing Medical Education Programme of the Kandy Society of Medicine  “Management of Childhood urinary tract infections – Common pit falls”  2004.
  • Resource person in the Continuing Medical Education Programme of the Kandy Society of Medicine  “Management of Dengue Fever”  2004.
  • A Resource person of a workshop to formulate guidelines on the management of Nephrotic Syndrome on behalf of Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians -2004
  • Resource person of the Symposium of Paediatrics organized by the College of General Practitioners “Management and Prevention of Renal Disorders in Childhood” September 2004.
  • Chairperson of a free paper session at the 26th Annual Academic Sessions of the Kandy Society of Medicine 5th – 7th February 2004.
  • Chairperson of the committee on “Genes and Chromosomes and Inherited Diseases”
    at the  7th Medical Exhibition 2003.
  • Chairperson of the committee on “Renal Disorders”  at the 7th Medical Exhibition 2003
  • Resource person of the  pre congress workshop (Continuing Professional Development – Meet the Experts) on “Management Problems of some aspects in Paediatric Nephrology” in 7th Annual Scientific Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians And 2nd  Scientific Congress of the Paediatric Association of the SAARC Countries 2003
  • Resource person of the Act 16 Revision Course  in Paediatrics affiliated to the 6th International Medical Congress 2002.
  • Resource person of the workshop organized by the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians on the formulation of guidelines and protocols for the management of urinary tract infections and Nephrotic Syndrome 2002   
  • Resource person of  the Programme on Continuing Medical Education Programme organized by the  Kandy Society of Medicine April 2002 on  Evidence Based Management of Nephrotic Syndrome,
  • Resource person of the symposium on the Management of Paediatric Problems in  In-service training programme for junior doctors organized by the Kandy Society of Medicine in collaboration with Provincial Health Department, Kandy April 2002.
  • Resource person of the Career Guidance Seminar on Career prospects in the Field of Paediatrics to Junior Medical Officers organized by the Kandy Society of Medicine may 2002
  • Resource person of the  Renal Tripartite organized by the Royal Free and University College Medical School – London  2000     

Awards and Academic Distinctions

  • Winner of the Sir Andrew Caldecot Gold Medal for the best performance at the final MBBS examination (1990)
  • Distinction in Paediatrics – Final MBBS (1990)
  • Winner of the Sri Lanka Paediatric Association Gold Medal for the best performance at the DCH examination (1995)
  • First in the order of merit in both MD Part 1 and Part 2 examinations (1993 and 1996)
  • Winner of a research grant from the ‘Caring for Kids Fund’ of Institute of Child Health, University College London for a research in childhood nephrotic syndrome, 2000
  • Winner of the prize for the best oral presentation at the British Renal Association Spring meeting 2001, Nottingham, UK
    Topic: Relapse of nephrotic syndrome following Meningococcal C conjugate vaccine
  • Winner of the prize for the best oral presentation at the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians Annual Sessions 2004. Topic: Long term follow up of children with vesicoureteric reflux
  • Winner of the prize for the best oral presentation at the International Paediatric Nephrology Association Scientific Congress, Adelaide, Australia 2004 Topic: Pulsed vincristine therapy in steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome
  • Winner of the Gold medal for the best oral presentation at the Kandy Society of Medicine Annual Sessions 2006. Topic: The use of Levamisole as a single agent in maintaining remission in steroid dependant nephrotic syndrome
  • Winner of the prize for the best poster presentation at the Asia Pacific Gastroenterology Association Scientific Congress 2014
  • Winner of the prize for the best oral poster presentation at the European Society of Paediatric Nephrology Congress, Porto, Portugal 2014
  • Winner of the prize for the best oral presentation at the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians Annual Sessions 2014 - Short course of steroids during upper respiratory tract infection reduces the risk of relapse in nephrotic syndrome
  • Serving in the official review panel for the International Journal Pediatric Nephrology, 2007
  • Appointed as a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatricians and Child Health for the contribution to Paediatric Nephrology, 2007
  • Appointed to the Scientific committee of the International Paediatric Transplant Association 2013 and 2015

  • Guest Speaker
  • Guest Speaker at the International Paediatric Nephrology Week (March 2001) held at the Institute of Child Health, London UK.
    Topic: Treatment of steroid sensitive nephrotic syndrome
  • Guest Speaker and a Resource Person for the International Paediatric Nephrology Association Training Course, New Delhi, India 2004
    Topic: Management of Steroid Sensitive Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Guest Speaker at the International Paediatric Nephrology Association Scientific Congress, Adelaide, Australia 2004 Topic : Causes, approaches and outcome of nephrotic syndrome in the third world in comparison to western practice
  • Guest Speaker at the Indian Paediatric Nephrology Group Annual Congress, held in Bangalore, India 2005 Topic: Critical Care in Nephrology
  • Guest Speaker at the Indian Academy of Paediatrics Annual Scientific Congress, New Delhi, India 2006 Topic: Office approach to haematuria
  • Guest Speaker at the Clinico-pathological conference organised by the British Association of Paediatric Nephrology,London, 2006 Topic: Predictors of long term outcome of children with focal and segmental glomeruloscelrosis
  • Guest Speaker at International Paediatric Transplant Association Montreal, Canada - 2011
  • Guest Speaker at the Asia Pacific Paediatric Association Malasiya 2012. NICE way to manage UTI
  • Guest Speaker at the Asia Pacific Paediatric Association Malasiya 2012. Global Inequities in Managing Chronic Renal Failure
  • Guest Speaker at the Asian Society of Infectious Disease 2012. Infections in transplanted children
  • Guest Speaker at International Paediatric Transplant Association Warsaw, Poland - 2013
  • Invited Speaker for the Asian Society of Paediatric Nephrology meeting New Delhi 2014
  • Invited Speaker at International Paediatric Transplant Association , USA - 2015
  • Invited speaker for International Pediatric Nephrology Association Congress, Iguaçu, Brazi, 2016
  • Invited speaker for International Scientific congress PeMASS Austrasia 2018

  • Orator
  • Orator of the Professor CC De Silva Memorial Oration of Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians, 2002.
  • Orator of the Prof Senaka Bibile Memorial Oration of Kandy Society of Medicine Annual Sessions, 2005
  • •Orator of the Professor CC De Silva Memorial Oration of Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians, 2009.
  • Orator, Kandy Society of Medicine 2015
  • Orator of the Dr. S Ramachandran Memorial Oration of Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2016

Full Text Publications

  • Abeyagunawardena A, Karunadasa U, Jayaweera H, Thalgahagoda S, Tennakoon S, Abeyagunawardena S. Efficacy of higher-dose levamisole in maintaining remission in steroid-dependant nephrotic syndrome. Pediatric Nephrology. 2017;32(8):1363-1367.
  • Abeyagunawardena A, Thalgahagoda R, Dissanayake P, Abeyagunawardena S, Illangasekera Y, Karunadasa U et al. Short courses of daily prednisolone during upper respiratory tract infections reduce relapse frequency in childhood nephrotic syndrome. Pediatric Nephrology. 2017;32(8):1377-1382.
  • Kudagammana S, Thalgahagoda S, Abeyagunawardena S, Karunadasa U, Abeyagunawardena A. Efficacy of Levamisole as a single agent in maintaining remission in steroid dependant nephrotic syndrome. Sri Lanka Journal of Medicine. 2017;26(1):13.
  • Harrischandra P, Jayatunge D, Rambukwella U, Sumithraarachchi I, Karunadasa U, Abeyagunawardena A. First experience of cadaveric renal transplantation in Sri Lanka. Ceylon Medical Journal. 2017;62(2):83.
  • Thalgahagoda S, Abeyagunawardena S, Jayaweera H, Karunadasa U, Abeyagunawardena A. Pulsed Vincristine Therapy in Steroid-Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome. BioMed Research International. 2017;2017:1-4.
  • Thalgahagoda R, Jayaweera A, Abeyagunawardena S, Karunadasa U, Abeyagunawardena A. Slow Infusion Vs Bolus Injection of Frusemide in Treating Oedema in Nephrotic Syndrome: A Randomised Controlled Trial. International Journal of Scientific Progress and Research (IJSPR). 2017;33(92):7-9.
  • Thalgahagoda R, Abeyagunawardena S, Jayaweera A, Kudagammana S, Karunadasa U, Abeyagunawardena A. Intravenous Pulsed Cyclophophamide versus Intrvenous Vincristine Therapy in Steroid Dependent Nephrotic Syndrome: A Randomised Controlled Trial. International Journal of Scientific Progress and Research (IJSPR) 2017;33(92):10-12.
  • Abeyagunawardena A, Karunadasa UI, Abeyagunawardena S. Treatment of Steroid-Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome. Urology & Nephrology Open Access Journal. 2017;5(1):00159
  • • Gbadegesin Ra, Adeyemo A, Webb NJ, Greenbaum LA, Abeyagunawardena A, Thalagahagoda RS..., HLA-DQA1 and PLCG2 are candidate risk loci for childhood onset Steroid sensitive Nephrotic Syndrome. Journal ofAmerican society of Nephrology;2014
  • Thalagahagoda S, Illangasekera Y, Abeyagunawardena A. The effect of alternate day corticosteroids on linear growth in childhood Nephrotic Syndrome. Pediatric Nephrology2014;29(9):1746
  • Abeyagunawardena AS, Thalagahagoda S, Illangasekera Y, Trompeter RS.G376(p) Short course of daily prednisilone during upper respiratory tract infection redices the risk of relapse in childhood Mephrotic Syndrome.Archives of Disease inChildhood 2014;99(suppl 1),A155-156
  • Ranawaka PRD, Abeysekera CK, Gamage MP,Mettananda DSG.Psycosocial outcomes of Children and parents after renal transplantation. Paediatric transplantation2014;17,77
  • Abeyagunawardena AS, Thalagahagoda S, Illangasekera Y, Trompeter RS.A short course of Prednisilone during an upper respiratory tract infection reduses the risk of relapse in childhood Nephrotic Syndrome.Pediatric Nephrology 2014;29(9):1689
  • 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
  • Childhood nephrotic syndrome: steroid sensitive, steroid resistant and beyond. Asiri Abeyagunawardena S Abeyagunawardena Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health , vol. 38, no. 4, 2009
  • Evaluation of child with haematuria. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health , vol. 35, no. 2, 2008
  • Abeyagunawardena A S, Trompeter R S. Increasing the dose of Prednisolone during viral infections reduces the risk of relapse in Nephrotic Syndrome: a randomised controlled trial. Arch Dis Child. 2008. 93, no. 3, pp. 226-228
  • K A P P Kannkearachchi, E H K Jayasinghe, A Abeyagunawardena. C D A Goonasekera. Plasmapheresis in Steroid Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health 2007;36(3):116-117
  • Abeyagunawardena A S, Trompeter R S. Increasing the dose of Prednisolone during viral infections reduces the risk of relapse in Nephrotic Syndrome: a randomised controlled trial. Arch Dis Child. 2007 Jun 15; [Epub ahead of print]
  • Abeysekera CK, Gunasekara WD, Abegunawardena A, Buthpitiya AG, Lamawansa MD, Fernando O, Goonasekera CD. First experiences of pediatric kidney transplantation in Sri Lanka. Pediatr Transplant. 2007 Jun;11(4):408-13
  • Abeyagunawardena A S, Hindmarsh P, Trompeter R S, Adrenocortical suppression increases the risk of relapse in nephrotic syndrome. Arch Dis Child 2007; 92(7):585-588
  • Ranasinghe J G S, Gamlath G R R D K, Samitha S, Abeyagunawardena A S. Prophylactic use of yoghurt reduces antibiotic induced diarrhoea in children. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health2007;36(2):53-56
  • Abeyagunawardena A S, Gunasekara W D V N, Ratnatunga N V I. Acute renal failure following multiple wasp bites. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health 2007;36(2):67-68
  • Abeyagunawardena A S, Sabire NJ, Risdon T, Kumarasiri PVL, Dillon MJ, Rees L, van’t Hoff W, Trompeter RS. Predictors of long term outcome of children with idiopathic focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis. Pediatric Nephrology 2007;22(2):215-221
  • Abeyagunawardena A S Thalgahagoda R S, Pathinayake C, Abeysekera C K. Antibiotic sensitivity pattern in childhood urinary tract infections. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health 2006;35(2):55-60
  • Abeyagunawardena A . Evaluation of a child with haematuria. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health2006;35(2):61-66
  • Abeygunawardena A S. Longterm outcome of Sri Lankan children with idiopathic focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. Sri Lanka Journal of Medicine 2006; 15 (1): 9-14
  • Abeysekera C, Abeysinghe C, Manuwickrama TD, Yasaratne BM, Abeyagunawardena A S. The validity and cost effectiveness of sulphosalysylic acid test in comparison to heat test and dipstick test in detecting proteinuria. Sri Lanka Journal of Medicine 2005;14(1):1-4
  • C K Abeysekera B. M. C. D Yasaratne Abeyagunawardena A S. Longterm Clinical follow up of children with Primary Vesico-ureteric Reflux. Indian Pediatrics 2006;43:150-154
  • Abeyagunawardena A S. Treatment Of Steroid Sensitive Nephrotic Syndrome. The Indian Journal of Pediatrics 2005;72(9):763-769
  • Abeyagunawardena A, Dillon MJ, Rees L, van’t Hoff W, Trompeter RS. The use of steroid sparing agents in steroid sensitive nephrotic syndrome. Pediatric Nephrology 2003 18: 919-924
  • Abeyagunawardena A, Goldblatt D, Andrews N, Trompeter RS. Risk of relapse after meningococcal C conjugate vaccine in nephrotic syndrome. Lancet. 2003;362:449-50.
  • Abeyagunawardena A, Brogan PA, Trompeter RS, Dillon MJ. Immunosuppressive therapy of childhood idiopathic nephrotic syndrome. Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy 2002 May;3(5):513-9
  • Jayasena L, Abeyagunawardena A S. Levamisole in childhood nephrotic syndrome. Kandy Medical Journal 1994;3(1):9-1

Presentations at International Conferences

  • Asiri Abeyagunawardena. Montelukast sodium reduces the risk of relapse in childhood nephrotic syndrome. 15th Congress of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association. 2010. Newyork USA
  • Asiri Abeyagunawardena. Montelukast sodium reduces the risk of relapse in childhood nephrotic syndrome. 15th Congress of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association.2010.Newyork USA
  • Asiri Abeyagunawardena. Intravenous Pulsed Cyclophophamide versus Vincristine Therapy in Steroid Dependant Nephrotic Syndrome: a Randomised Controlled Trial. 14th Congress of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association. 2007., Hungary
  • Sayaka Takanashi-Jayawardena, Chandra Abeysekera, Asiri Abeyagunawardena, Takashi Igarashi, Hiroshi Ushijima. Molecular Epidemiology of Viral Acute Gastroenteritis in Sri Lankan Children.Proceedings of The 12th Asia Pacific Congress of Paediatrics and 2nd Asia Pacific Congress of Paediatric Nursing 2007;1(1): 43
  • C K Abeysekera, C D A Goonasekera, W A M Wazeel, Oswald Fernando, M D Lamawansa, AS Abeyagunawardena . Paediatric Renal Transplantation Programme. Proceedings of The 12th Asia Pacific Congress of Paediatrics and 2nd Asia Pacific Congress of Paediatric Nursing 2007;1(1): 73
  • C K Abeysekera, N Kumarasingha, J C Rathnatilake, S H Pathirathne, A S Abeyagunawardena . Children with Chronic Kidney Disease. Proceedings of The 12th Asia Pacific Congress of Paediatrics and 2nd Asia Pacific Congress of Paediatric Nursing 2007;1(1): 72.
  • Abeyagunawardena A S., Trompeter R S, Efficacy Of Levamisole as a Single Agent In Maintaining Remission in Steroid Dependant Nephrotic Syndrome. Pediatric Nephrology 2006;21:1503
  • Abeyagunawardena A S, RS Trompeter. Intravenous versus oral cyclophosphamide in steroid dependant nephrotic syndrome. Pediatric Nephrology 2006;21:1535
  • Abeysekera CK, Abeygunawardena AS. Children with chronic renal failure: a study on a tertiary care unit in Sri Lanka. 9th Asian Congress of Paediatric Nephrology 2005: 170
  • Abeyagunawardena A, Trompeter RS. The effect of an increased dose of prednisolone during viral infections to reduce the risk of relapse in nephrotic syndrome: a randomised double blind placebo controlled trial: Pediatric Nephrology 2005;20:C29
  • Abeyagunawardena A, Trompeter RS. The effect of an increased dose of prednisolone during viral infections to reduce the risk of relapse in nephrotic syndrome: a randomised double blind placebo controlled trial. Archives of Disease in Childhood 2005;90:P12
  • Abeygunawardena A. Nephrotic syndrome in the 3rd world – causes, approaches, outcomes, comparisons with the western practice: Pediatric Nephrology 2004;19:C48
  • Abeygunawardena A, Abeysekera C, Thalgahagoda S, Dillon MJ. Pulsed Vincristine therapy in steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome: Pediatric Nephrology 2004;19:C66
  • Abeyagunawardena A S, Sebire NJ, Risdon RA, Rees L, vant’Hoff W, Dillon MJ, Trompeter RS, Long-term outcome focal segmental glomerulosclerosis: Pediatric Nephrology 2004;19:C144
  • Abeyagunawardena A, Hutchinson C, Hindmarsh P, Trompeter RS. Adrenocortical suppression in nephrotic syndrome. Archives of Disease in Childhood 2003; 88 (1): A67
  • Abeyagunawardena A, Trompeter R, Adreno-cortical suppression in nephrotic syndrome. 6th International Medical Congress - Sri Lanka 2002: 59
  • Abeyagunawardena A, Dillon MJ, Rees L, Van’t Hoff W, Trompeter RS. Alteration of the disease course in Minimal Change Nephrotic Syndrome following Cyclophosphamide. Pediatric Nephrology 2002;17:C96
  • Abeyagunawardena A, Hutchinson C, Hindmarsh P, Trompeter RS. Cyclosporin A reduces adrenocortical suppression in nephrotic syndrome. Pediatric Nephrology 2002;17:C98
  • Abeyagunawardena A, Collins S, Dillon MJ, Rees L, Van’t Hoff W, Trompeter RS. Management, complications and outcome of steroid sensitive nephrotic syndrome. Pediatric Nephrology 2001; 16:C119
  • Abeyagunawardena A, Goldblatt D, Trompeter RS. Relapse of nephrotic syndrome triggered by Meningococcal C conjugate immunisation. Pediatric Nephrology 2001; 16:C119
  • Abeyagunawardena A, Collins S, Dillon MJ, Rees L, van’t Hoff W, Trompeter RS. Outcome of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis - 20 years experience. Pediatric Nephrology 2001; 16:C119
  • Abeyagunawardena A, Collins S, Dillon MJ, Rees L, van’t Hoff W, Trompeter RS. Impact of cyclophosphamide therapy on renal survival in idiopathic focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. Proceeding of British Renal Association Autumn Meeting. 2001:21
  • Abeyagunawardena A, Goldblatt D, Trompeter RS. Relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome following Meningococcal C conjugate vaccine. Proceeding of British Renal Association Spring Meeting. 2001: 37

Presentations at National Conferences

    Abstracts published


  • Abeygunawardena A S, Thalgahagoda S, Dissanayake P, Kumarasiri PVR. Delayed weaning enhance the weight gain during first year of life. Proceedings of the Kandy Society of Medicine 2006; 28:35
  • Abeyagunawardena A S. Efficacy of Levamisole as a single agent in maintaining remission in steroid dependant nephrotic syndrome. Proceedings of the Kandy Society of Medicine 2006;28:36
  • Abeyagunawardena A S. Acute renal failure in children; A Sri Lankan profile. Proceedings of the Kandy Society of Medicine 2006; 28:43
  • Abeysekara CK, Gunarathne PRS, Aluvihare CM, Ratnatilake JC, Abeygunawardena A S. A study of children with chronic renal failure in a tertiary care unit. Proceedings of the Kandy Society of Medicine 2006; 28:77
  • Abeyagunawardena A S. Intravenous pulsed cyclophosphamide in steroid dependant nephrotic syndrome. Proceedings of the Kandy Society of Medicine 2006; 28:80
  • Abeyagunawardena A S. Outcome of children with membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis.Proceedings of the Kandy Society of Medicine 2005; 27:31-32
  • Abeyagunawardena A S. Outcome of Sri Lankan children with focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS). Proceedings of the Kandy Society of Medicine 2005; 27:34-35
  • Abeyagunawardena A S. Chronic renal failure: Sri Lankan profile. Proceedings of the Kandy Society of Medicine 2005; 27:36-37
  • Abeygunawardena AS, Kumarasiri R, Tropeter RS. An increased dose of prednisolone and relapse of nephrotic syndrome during viral infections: A randomised double blind placebo controlled trial. Proceedings of the Kandy Society of Medicine 2005; 27:38-39
  • Abeysinghe CK, Manuwickrama TD, Yasaratne BMGD, Abeygunawardena AS, Abeysekera CK. Testing the validity and cost effectiveness of the heat test and strip test against the sulphosalicylic acid test in detecting proteinuria. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Scientific Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians 2004; 2 (5):33-34
  • Yasaratne BMGD, Abeysinghe CK, Manuwickrama TD, Abeysekera CK, Abeyagunawardena AS. Long term follow up of children with vesicoureteric reflux. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Scientific Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians 2004;2 (5): 35-36
  • Ranasinghe JGS, Abeygunawardena A, Gamlath GRRDK, Samitha S, Upatissa M, Prof. Perera PAJ. Prophylactic use of yoghurt to reduce antibiotic associated diarrhoea of children in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Scientific Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians 2004;2 (5):46
  • Manuwickrama TD, Abeysinghe CK, Yasaratne BMGD, Abeyagunawardena AS, Abeysekera CK. Antibiotic Sensitivity patterns in childhood urinary tract infections. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Scientific Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians 2004; 2 (5):48
  • Gunarathne C, Manuwickrama TD, Thalgahagoda RS, Abeysekera CK, Abeyagunawardena AS. Use of Vincristne in steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome – A comparison with cyclophosphomide. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Scientific Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians 2004; 2 (5):49
  • Thalgahagoda RS, Atapattu M, Abeysekera CK, Abeyagunawardena AS, Antibiotic Sensitivity patterns in childhood urinary tract infections. Proceedings of the Kandy Society of Medicine 2004; 26:7
  • Thalgahagoda RS, Pathinayake CA, Abeysekera CK, Abeyagunawardena AS. Vincristne in corticosteroid resistant nephrotic syndrome – A comparison with Cyclophosphomide. Proceedings of the Kandy Society of Medicine 2004; 26:23
  • ayasena L, Abeysekera CK, Abeyagunawardena A S. Shortcomings in the prevention of Rabies. Proceedings of the Annual Scientific Congress of Sri Lanka Paediatric Association 1997; 1 (1): 52
  • Abeysekera CK, Jayasena L, Abeyagunawardena A S. Urinary tract infections in childhood. Proceedings of 31st Annual Scientific Congress of Sri Lanka Paediatric Association 1996:34
  • Abeyagunawardena A S, Fonseka EAN, Goonaratne INA, Shantha Kumara DK. A case of Hutchinson Gilford Progeria Syndrome. Proceedings of 31st Annual Scientific Congress of Sri Lanka Paediatric Association 1996:46
  • Jayasena L, Ratnatunga N, Abeyagunawardena A S. Histopathological study of the kidneys of a selected group of children with primary nephrotic syndrome. Proceedings of 30th Annual Scientific Congress of Sri Lanka Paediatric Association 1995:FP10
  • Abeysekera CK, Jayasena L, Abeyagunawardena A S. A study of urinary tract infections in childhood.Proceedings of the Kandy Society of Medicine 1995;17:1-2
  • Jayasena L, Abeysekera CK, Abeyagunawardena A S. Cost effectiveness of prevention of post Streptococcal glomerulonephritis. Proceedings of the Kandy Society of Medicine1994; 16: 43
  • Jayasena L, Abeysekera CK, Abeyagunawardena A S. Intravenous Midazolam for sedation paediatric invasive procedures. Proceedings of the Kandy Society of Medicine 1994; 16: 44
  • Jayasena L, Abeysekera CK, Abeyagunawardena A S. Post streptococcal glomerulonephritis in childhood. Proceedings of the Kandy Society of Medicine 1994; 16: 44-45
  • Jayasena L, Abeyagunawardena A S, Ratnatunga N, Fernando S T, Rajapakse R. Toxocariasis in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of Sri Lanka Association for the advancement of science.1993;49 :6
  • Jayasena L, Abeysekera CK, Abeyagunawardena A S. Levamisole in childhood nephrotic syndrome: a preliminary report. Proceedings of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science 1993 ;49 :31

 
   
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