2016

Annual Scientific Sessions of Faculty of Medical Sciences 2016

Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura in collaboration with Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital
08th April 2016

Faculty of Medical Sciences Oration

“The role of herbal extracts and functional foods in the management of chronic disorders"
Prof. Sugandhika Suresh
Professor in Biochemistry
Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medical Sciences, USJP

Plenary Lecture
“Management of Urolithiasis, the need for further research and innovation”
Prof. Srinath Chandrasekera
(Citation read by Prof. S. Yasawardene)

Symposium 1- Excellence in Research
Chairpersons: Prof. Sagarika Ekanayake, Dr. Asoka Jayasena

Ethics in research – Prof. Chandanie Wanigatunge
Clinical trials – Prof. Priyadarshani Galappatthy
Bench to bedside – Prof. Hemantha Peiris

Oral presentations – Session I (OP 1 – OP 6)
Chairpersons: Prof. Sharaine Fernando, Dr. Shalindra Ranasinghe

OP 1
Immunohistochemical detection of Claudin low breast cancer; which subcellular level to be assessed?
Mudduwa LKB1, Peiris HH2, Gunasekara SN1, Liyanage TG1, Abeysiriwardhana DS1
1Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna ,2Medical Laboratory Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna

OP 2
Influence of culture medium on in-vitro biofilm formation by Candida species
Wijesinghe GK1, Jayarathna PDTA1, Gunasekera TDCP2, Kottegoda N3, Fernando SSN2, Weerasekera MM2
1Department of Allied Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura., 2Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura., 3Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

OP 3
Comparison of psychological wellbeing among undergraduates of University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Liyanage G1, Balasooriya A2, Siriwardhane DN1, Jayah FQ1, Seneviratne LSW1
1Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2Department of Medical Education , Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

OP 4
Lung functions and respiratory symptoms among rice millers in Anuradhapura District, Sri Lanka
Wickramage SP1, Rajaratne AAJ2, Udupihille M1
1Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine & Allied Sciences, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, , 2Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya

OP 5
TiO2 21 nm nanoparticles as photocatalytic antimicrobial agent against Escherichia coli, Candida albicans and Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus; a comparison
Senarathna ULNH1, Fernando SSN1, Gunasekara TDCP1, Weerasekera MM1, Wickrama WDSA1,Perera MKR1, Arachchi NDH2, Jayaweera PM2
1Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2Department of Chemistry, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

OP 6
A survey on lifestyle restrictions in children with asthma: a comparison with Quality of Life (QoL)
Peiris TVM1, Liyanage ML1, Waduge LT1, Sanjaya M1, Wickramathunge CV1, Liyanage G2, Prathapan S3
1Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura 3 Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Symposium II - Advances in Cardiac Arrhythmias
Chairpersons: Prof. J. Indrakumar, Dr. Naomali Amarasena

Overview of arrhythmias – Dr. Suresh Kottegoda
Non cardiac aetiology of arryhthmias– Dr. Shyama Subasinghe
Cardiac surgeons’ perspective of arrhythmias – Dr. Rajitha Y de Silva

Oral Presentations – Session II (OP 7 – OP 12)
Chairpersons: Dr. Indira Wijesiriwardena, Dr. Ramya Pathiraja

OP 7
Assess and compare health related quality of life among elders who live in their own home and elderly care homes
Fernando KDS1, Meegoda MKDL1
1Department of Allied Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

OP 8
Impact of an educational intervention on cancer palliative care among nurses
Meegoda MKDL1, Fernando DMS2, Sivayogan S3, Atulomah NOS4, Marasinghe RB5
1Department of Allied Health Sciences, , Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 3Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 4Babcock University, Nigeria, 5Department of Medical Education, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

OP 9
NT-proBNP concentration as a Criterion for the Diagnosis of Heart Failure Patients in Sri Lanka-Preliminary Study
Dilshani KWW1, Peiris H1, Ranasinghe G2, Perera PPR1
1Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2District General Hospital, Kalutara

OP 10
Clinico-pathological factors influencing the recurrence free interval of patients with recurrent breast cancer
Peiris HH1, Mudduwa LKB2, Thalagala NI3, Jayatilake KAPW4, Ekanayake U5, Horadugoda J5
1Medical Laboratory Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, 2Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, 3Family Health Bureau, Ministry of Health, 4Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, 5Oncology Unit, Teaching Hospital, Karapitiya

OP 11
Is minimally invasive surgery safe to treat significant upper urinary tract obstructive uropathy due to urolithiasis – single entre experience
Nandamuni Y1, Manikkage Y1, Hingalagoda C1, Pathirana H1, Seneviratne LN1
1Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital

OP 12
Supine Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (s-PCNL) as an alternative to conventional prone approach
Pathirana H1, Nandamuni Y1, Manikkage Y1, Hingalagoda C1, Seneviratne LN1
1Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital

Symposium III – Controversies in Medicine
Chairpersons: Prof. Saman Gunatilake, Prof. Samudra Kathriarachchi

Creating disease – Prof. Diyanath Samarasinghe
Chronic kidney disease in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka: Have we done
enough?– Prof. Kamani Wanigasuriya
Controversies in management of diabetes –Dr. Uditha Bulugahapitiya

Symposium IV - Multidisciplinary Approach in Medicine
Chairpersons: Dr. Ananda Perera, Dr. Aruna Gunapala

Teaming up towards better care for the elderly.– Dr. Dilhara Samaraweera
Palliative care- a timely need –Dr. Udayaganie Ramadasa
Functional reconstruction of the injured hand and upper limb – Dr. Thushan Beneragama

Table of Contents

Articles

Immunohistochemical detection of Claudin low breast cancer; which subcellular level to be assessed? PDF
L K B Mudduwa, H H Peiris, S N Gunasekara, T G Liyanage, D S Abeysiriwardhana
Influence of culture medium on in-vitro biofilm formation by Candida species PDF
G K Wijesighe, P D T A Jayarathna, T D C P Gunasekera, N Kottegoda, S S N Fernando, M M Weerasekera
Comparison of psychological wellbeing among undergraduates of University of Sri Jayewardenepura PDF
G Liyanage, D N Siriwardhane, A Balasooriya, F Q Jayah, L S W Seneviratne
Lung functions and respiratory symptoms among rice millers in Anuradhapura district, Sri Lanka PDF
S P Wickramage, A A J Rajaratne, M Udupihille
TiO2 21 nm nanoparticles as a photocatalytic antimicrobial agent against Escherichia coli, Candida albicans and Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus: A comparison PDF
U L N H Senarathna, S S N Fernando, T D C P Gunasekara, M M Weerasekera, W D S A Wickrama, M K R Perera, N D H Arachchi, P M Jayaweera
A survey on lifestyle restrictions in children with asthma: A comparison with Quality of Life (QoL) PDF
T V M Peiris, M L Liyanage, L T Waduge, M Sanjaya, C V Wickramathunge, G Liyanage, S Prathapan
Assess and compare health related quality of life among elders who live in their own home and elderly care homes PDF
K D S Fernando, M K D L Meegoda
Impact of an educational intervention on cancer palliative care among nurses PDF
M K D L Meegoda, D M S Fernando, S Sivayogan, N O S Atulomah, R B Marasinghe
NT-proBNP concentration as a criterion for the diagnosis of heart failure Patients in Sri Lanka: A Preliminary study PDF
K W W Dilshani, H Peiris, G Ranasinghe, P P R Perera
Clinico-pathological factors influencing the recurrence free interval of patients with recurrent breast cancer PDF
H H Peiris, L K B Mudduwa, N Thalagala, K A P W Jayatilake, U Ekanayake, J Horadugoda
Is minimally invasive surgery safe, to treat significant upper urinary tract obstructive uropathy due to urolithiasis: Single centre experience PDF
Y Nandamuni, Y Manikkage, C Hingalagoda, H Pathirana, L N Seneviratne
Supine percutaneous nephrolithotomy (s-PCNL) as an alternative to conventional prone approach PDF
H Pathirana, Y Nandamuni, Y Manikkage, C Hingalagoda, L N Seneviratne


Proceedings of Annual Scientific Sessions of Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardeneprua, Sri Lanka