2017

Annual Scientific Sessions of Faculty of Medical Sciences 2017

Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura in collaboration with
Colombo South Teaching Hospital, Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital, Base Hospital Homagama
24th and 25th May 2017 on Golden Rose Hotel, Boralesgamuwa.

Theme : " Building Bridges for Better Health"

Chairperson : Prof. Neluka Fernando

OP 1

Upper limb muscle strength and endurance in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Mahaarachchi DP1, Madushantha RR1, Eshani MDP1, Weerasinghe N1, Jayakody NM1, Wijekoon PWMCSB2

1Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

OP 2

Utility of WIfI foot assessment tool in a Sri Lankan setting; an initial experience

Samaraweera DI, Jayasinghe JMDC, Godahewa SS, Gunarathne KPDJK, Cassim MRN, Wijerathne SM

Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

OP 3

Contact examination in leprosy: a success story

Kahawita IP1, Ganga DAWP1, Amarathilaka KBWG1, Pathberiya RV1, Croos JMSV2, Chandradasa ADPP3

1Base Hospital Homagama, 2Regional Epidemiologist, Colombo District, 3Medical Officer of Health, Kahahtuduwa

OP 4

Prior exposure of graphic editing, video editing and animation software among new medical entrants at Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya

Hettige S, Hettiarachchi WG, Solangaarachchi DIK, Ediriweera EPDS

Centre for Health Informatics, Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya

OP 5

Factors associated with the level of inhibitory control in elderly people living in elderly care institutions in Galle District, Sri Lanka

Gamage MWK1, Hewage DC2, Pathirana KD3

1B.Sc Nursing Degree Programme, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, 2Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 3Deptartment of

Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna

OP 6

Expectations versus reality in chronic venous ulceration; a quality of life assessment study

Samaraweera DI, Jayasinghe JMDC, Godahewa SS, Gunarathne KPDJK, Cassim MRN, Wijerathne SM

Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

OP 7

In-vitro antimicrobial efficacy of Sri Lankan bee honey against microorganisms causing chronic wounds

De Silva VKDM, Erathna SS, Dissanayake DMBT

Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

OP 8

Development and validation of a reference marker for identification of aerobic and anaerobic bacteria associated with diabetes chronic wound ulcers using PCR

denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis

Dilhari KAA1, Gunasekera TDCP1, Fernando SSN1, Weerasekera DD2, Bulugahapitiya U3, Pathirage S4, Sissons CH5, McBain AJ6, Weerasekera MM1

1Department of Microbiology, 2Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 3Endocrinalogy Unit, Colombo South Teaching Hospital, 4Department of

Bacteriology, Medical Research Institute, Colombo, 5Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, University Otago, New Zealand, 6Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, The University of

Manchester, Manchester, UK

OP 9

Impact of routine laboratory culture media on in-vitro biofilm formation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus and Enterococcus feacalis

Wijesinghe GK1, Dilhari KAA1, Buddhika G2, Gunasekera TDCP1, Fernando SSN1,

Kottegoda N2, Samaranayake LP3, Weerasekera MM1

1Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura 3Health Science Center, Kuwait University, Kuwait

L-Carnosine alleviates cadmium induced disruption of K-Cadherin /Catenin/ Wnt signalling in human renal proximal tubule epithelial cells

Silva N1, Dockrell M2

1Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2The South West Thames Institute for Renal Research, St. Helier Hospital, Carshalton, Surrey, United Kingdom

OP 11

Green synthesis of sliver nanoparticles using different bacteria: Do the synthesized nanoparticles differ in their antimicrobial activity?

Peiris MMK1, Gunasekara TDCP1, Arachchi NDH2, Jayaweera PM2, Fernando SSN1

1Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

OP12

Benefits of having a clinical pharmacist in an out-patient renal clinic in Sri Lanka

Wickramasinghe NDD1, Lynch CB2, Coombes J3, Jayamanne SF1, De Silva ST1

1Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, 2Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia, 3University of Queensland, Australia

Table of Contents

Articles

Upper limb muscle strength and endurance in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease PDF
D P Mahaarachchi, R R Madushantha, M D P Eshani, N Weerasinghe, N M Jayakody, P W M C S B Wijekoon
Utility of WIfI foot assessment tool in a Sri Lankan setting; an initial experience PDF
D I Samaraweera, J M D C Jayasinghe, S S Godahewa, K P D J K Gunarathne, M R N Cassim, S M Wijerathne
Contact examination in leprosy: a success story PDF
I P Kahawita, D A W P Ganga, K B W G Amarathilaka, RV Pathberiya, J M S V Croos, A D P P Chandradasa
Prior exposure of graphic editing, video editing and animation software among new medical entrants at Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya PDF
S Hettige, W G Hettiarachchi, D I K Solangaarachchi, E P D S Ediriweera
Factors associated with the level of inhibitory control in elderly people living in elderly care institutions in Galle District, Sri Lanka PDF
M W K Gamage, D C Hewage, K D Pathirana
Expectations versus reality in chronic venous ulceration; a quality of life assessment study PDF
D I Samaraweera, J M D C Jayasinghe, S S Godahewa, K P D J K Gunarathne, M R N Cassim, S M Wijerathne
In-vitro antimicrobial efficacy of Sri Lankan bee honey against microorganisms causing chronic wounds PDF
V K D M De Silva, S S Erathna, D M B T Dissanayake
Development and validation of a reference marker for identification of aerobic and anaerobic bacteria associated with diabetes chronic wound ulcers using PCR denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis PDF
K A A Dilhari, T D C P Gunasekera, S S N Fernando, D D Weerasekera, U Bulugahapitiya, S Pathirage, C H Sissons, A J McBain, M M Weerasekera
Impact of routine laboratory culture media on in-vitro biofilm formation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus and Enterococcus faecalis PDF
G K Wijesinghe, K A A Dilhari, G Buddhika, T D C P Gunasekera, S S N Fernando, N Kottegoda, L P Samaranayake, M M Weerasekera
L-Carnosine alleviates cadmium induced disruption of K-Cadherin /Catenin/ Wnt signaling in human renal proximal tubule epithelial cells PDF
N Silva, M Dockrell
Green synthesis of sliver nanoparticles using different bacteria: Do the synthesized nanoparticles differ in their antimicrobial activity PDF
M M K Peiris, T D C P Gunasekara, NDH Arachchi, P M Jayaweera, S S N Fernando
Benefits of having a clinical pharmacist in an out-patient renal clinic in Sri Lanka PDF
N D D Wickramasinghe, C B Lynch, J Coombes, S F Jayamanne, S T De Silva


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