dr-i.k. liyanage

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS


 

Dr.  I.K. Liyanage

Dr. I.K. Liyanage MBBS (Col), MD (Col)

Lecturer (Probationary)
Department of Pharmacology

Telephone - Office : +94 11 2758671, +94 11 2758675     


 

PUBLICATIONS IN PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS


 

  1. Ravindra P Rannan-Eliya; Nilmini Wijemanne; Isurujith K Liyanage; Shanti Dalpatadu; Sanil de Alwis; Sarasi Amarasinghe; Shivanthan Shanthikumar Quality of inpatient care in public and private hospitals in Sri Lanka Health Policy and Planning 2015 30 (3): i46-i58 doi: 10.1093/heapol/czu062
  2. Navinan, Mitrakrishnan R., et al. "Inoperable inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour of the para-nasal sinuses and orbit with recurrence responding to methotrexate and prednisolone: a case report." BMC research notes 8.1 (2015): 27.
  3. Navinan, Mitrakrishnan Rayno, et al. "Complete heart block in dengue complicating management of shock due to both bleeding and leakage: a case report." BMC research notes 8.1 (2015): 1-7.
  4. De Silva et al. International Journal for Equity in Health (2015) 14:6 DOI 10.1186/s12939-015-0140-8 A cross sectional survey on social, cultural and economic determinants of obesity in a low middle income setting Ambepitiyawaduge Pubudu De Silva, Sudirikku Hennadige Padmal De Silva, Rashan Haniffa, Isurujith Kongala Liyanage, Kosala Saroj Amarasiri Jayasinghe, Prasad Katulanda,
Chandrika Neelakanthi Wijeratne, Sumedha Wijeratne and Lalini Chandika Rajapakse
  5. Ravindra P. Rannan-Eliya,* Nilmini Wijemanne, Isuru K. Liyanage, Janaki Jayanthan, Shanti Dalpatadu, Sarasi Amarasinghe and Chamara Anuranga The quality of outpatient primary care in public and private sectors in Sri Lanka-how well do patient perceptions match reality and what are the implications? Health Policy and Planning Advance Access published October 29, 2014 Published by Oxford University Press in association with The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Health Policy and Planning 2014;1-16 The Author 2014; all rights reserved. doi:10.1093/heapol/czu115
  6. De Silva, A.P., Liyanage, I.K., De Silva, S.T.G., Jayawardana, M.B., Liyanage, C.K., & Karunathilake, I.M. (2013). Migration of Sri Lankan medical specialists. Human resources for health, 11(1), 21. Liyanage, I.K., Wickramasinghe, K., Ratnayake, H.E., Palmer, P., Matthews, D.R., & Katulanda, P. (2013). Use of illicit substances among schoolchildren in Colombo District, Sri Lanka. Substance abuse, 34(2), 137-142.
  7. Katulanda P, Liyanage IK, Wickramasinghe K, Piyadigama I, Karunathilake IM, Palmer PH, Mathews DR: Tobacco Smoking Among School Children in Colombo District, Sri Lanka. Asia Pac J Public Health 2012.
  8. Liyanage IK, Caldera T, Rwma R, Liyange CK, De Silva P, Karunathilake IM: Sharps injuries among medical students in the Faculty of Medicine, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Int J Occup Med Environ Health 2012, 25:275-280.
  9. Liyanage IK, Pathirana AC, Wickramasinghe KK, Karunathilake IM, Olupaliyawa A: A study of risk factors for non-intentional domestic injuries among preschoolers in three suburban areas of Sri Lanka. Asia Pac J Public Health 2008, 20 Suppl:156-161.
  10. Pubudu De Silva A, Padmal De Silva SH, Liyanage IK, Rajapakse LC, Jayasinghe KS, Katulanda P, Wijeratne CN, Wijeratne S: Social, cultural and economical determinants of diabetes mellitus in Kalutara district, Sri Lanka: a cross sectional descriptive study. Int J Equity Health 2012, 11:76.
  11. Amila Wickramasinghe, Nimali Widanapathirana, Osuak Kuruppu, Isurujith Liyanage, Indika Karunathilake, Effectiveness of mind maps as a learning tool for medical students, South Asian J of Medical Education, 1: p. 30-2
  12. Katulanda P, Liyanage IK, Sheriff Rizvi, Paul Sanjoy, Mathews DR. Intra-class correlation coefficients and design effects for adults in Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka Diabetes and Cardiovascular Study, Diabetes Medicine (in press)
  13. Liyanage IK, Rannan-Eliya RP, Arunana C, Katulanda P. Measuring health inequality of diabetes and cardiovascular disease using a composite index for Socio Economic Status in Sri Lanka
  14. Liyanage IK, Rannan-Eliya RP, Arunana C, Mathews DR, Katulanda P. Contextual ethnic and socioeconomic inequalities of cardiovascular risk factors in Sri Lanka
  15. Katulanda P, Caldera TSKRD, Liyanage IK, Constantine GR, Mathews DR, Sheriff RH. Prevalence and Correlates of Ischaemic Heart Disease in Sri Lanka
  16. Katulanda P, Liyanage IK, Wickramasinghe WAKK, Kulatunga S, Piyadigama I, Mathews DR. Intra-class correlation coefficients and design effects for adolescent smoking and illicit substance use in Colombo district, Sri Lanka

 

 

BOOKS / EDITORIAL WORK


 

  1. Co-author, Kremlin Wickramasinghe, Waruni Karunarathne, Chamil Senevirathne, Isurujith Liyanage, Ashan Pathirana, Nick Townsend, Sharon Friel, S. Manoharan; Integrating Nutrition Promotion and Rural Development in Sri Lanka (2014), ISBN 978-955-7612-00-3
  2. Co-editor, Sri Lanka Health System Profile, Health Systems in Transformation (HiTs), Asia Pacific Region. For Asia Pacific Observatory for Health, World Health Organization (2013)
  3. Co-editor, Malaysia Health System Profile, Health Systems in Transformation (HiTs), Asia Pacific Region. For Asia Pacific Observatory for Health, World Health Organization (2013)
  4. Co-editor: AP de Silva, IK Liyanage, Sri Lanka 2011 Country Report ;Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS), World Health Organization, Ministry of Health Sri Lanka, Centers for Disease Control USA and Sri Lanka Medical Council, ISBN 978-955-0505-37-1
  5. Co-editor: AP de Silva, IK Liyanage, Sri Lanka 2011 Country Report ;Global Health Professions Student Survey (GHPSS), World Health Organization, Ministry of Health Sri Lanka, Centers for Disease Control USA and Sri Lanka Medical Council ISBN 978-955-0505-37-1
  6. Author for chapter: Liyanage IK, de Silva AP. Changing Lifestyles and Non-Communicable Diseases, Non-Communicable Diseases, Essentials For Non Health Professionals To Make Healthy Decisions, Published by the Ministry of Economic Development, 2011.
  7. Co-Editor : Katulanda P, Wickramasinghe WAKK, Liyanage IK, Pathirana ACA, de Silva P, Abeywickrama S, Piyadigama I, Non-Communicable Diseases, Essentials For Non Health Professionals To Make Healthy Decisions, Published by the Ministry of Economic Development, 2011.
  8. Co-editor. Challenges of Post Conflict Sri Lanka; Outcomes of Annual Symposium of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (2011),: ISBN 978-955-0301-03-4

 

 

ABSTRACTS AND PRESENTATIONS


 

  1. De Silva AP, De Silva SHP, Liyanage IK, Rajapakse LC, Jayasinghe KSA, Katulanda P, Wijeratne CN, Wijeratne S. The social determinants of diabetes mellitus and selected risk factors in Sri Lanka. 44th Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 13th - 18th October 2012.
  2. IK Liyanage, H Rathnayake, P de Silva, ACA Pathirana, P Katulanda, Academic performance and tobacco smoking among school children in the district of Colombo. 125th anniversary international medical congress of Sri Lanka Medical Association, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2nd to 6th July 2012. Ceylon Medical Journal 2012;57(supplement 1):82.
  3. IK Liyanage, O de Silva, I Piyadigama, ACA Pathirana, WAKK Wickramasinghe, TDP Withanage, P Katulanda, Perceived stress, tobacco smoking, use of alcohol and illicit substances among school children in the district of Colombo. 125th anniversary international medical congress of Sri Lanka Medical Association, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2nd to 6th July 2012. Ceylon Medical Journal 2012;57(supplement 1):84.
  4. De Silva AP, Liyanage IK, De Silva STGR, Somatunga L, Bandara J, Sooriyarachchi U, Sooriyarachchi K. National survey on tobacco use among 13 to 15 years school children in Sri Lanka. 125th anniversary international medical congress of Sri Lanka Medical Association, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2nd to 6th July 2012. Ceylon Medical Journal 2012;57(supplement 1):40. 
  5. O de Silva, IK Liyanage, P de Silva, P Katulanda, Prevalence of perceived stress among adolescent school children in Colombo District. 125th anniversary international medical congress of Sri Lanka Medical Association, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2nd to 6th July 2012. Ceylon Medical Journal 2012;57(supplement 1):84.
  6. De Silva AP, De Silva SHP, Liyanage IK, Rajapakse LC, Jayasinghe KSA, Katulanda P, Wijeratne CN, Wijeratne S. The management and complications of diabetes mellitus in Kalutara District. 124th annual academic sessions of Sri Lanka Medical Association Cinnamon Grand, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7th to 10th June 2011. Ceylon Medical Journal 2011;56(supplement 1):17.
  7. De Silva AP, De Silva SHP, Liyanage IK,Rajapakse LC, Jayasinghe KSA, Arembepola C, Katulanda P, Wijeratne CN, Wijeratne S. Inequalities in the prevalence of diabetes mellitus and its risk factors in Kalutara District. 124th annual academic sessions of Sri Lanka Medical Association, Cinnamon Grand, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7th to 10th June 2011. Ceylon Medical Journal 2011;56(supplement 1):17.
  8. De Silva AP, De Silva SHP, Liyanage IK, Rajapakse LC, Jayasinghe KSA. Development and validation of a health related social status index. 124th annual academic sessions of Sri Lanka Medical Association, Cinnamon Grand, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7th to 10th June 2011. Ceylon Medical Journal 2011;56(supplement 1):21.
  9. Katulanda P, Liyanage IK, Caldera R, Constantine GR, Sheriff R, Mathews D, Prevalence of ischaemic heart disease and its risk factors in Sri Lanka. Annual Scientific Sessions of Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2010.
  10. Liyanage IK, Wickramasinghe WAKK, Karunathilake IM, Katulanda P. Perception, attitudes and behavior patterns in termination of tobacco smoking in a cohort of school children in the Colombo District. Annual Scientific Sessions of Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2010.
  11. Liyanage IK, Katulanda P, Arunana C, Rananeliya RP. Ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in the prevalence of cardiovascular disease in Sri Lank. Annual Scientific Sessions of Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2010.
  12. Lamabadusuriya D, Ranasinghe P, Caldera R, Liyanage IK, Herath S, Ganegoda U, Ranasinghe DC, Nandasena T, Joseph VD, Amarasena GAC, Narenthiran S, Ekanayake R, Matthews DR, Katulanda P, Prevalence and implications of diabetes in patients admitted for coronary angiography or coronary revascularisation procedure. Annual Scientific Sessions of Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2010.
  13. Kremlin Wickramasinghe, Kolitha P Wickramage, Isurujith K Liyanage Chrishann Sebastiampillai, Connie Liew (2009), Early Career Network initiatives to strengthen future public health leadership, Pre-conference workshop III, 41st Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health, Taipei, Taiwan
  14. Isurujith K Liyanage, Chinthaka Athukorala, Donnie Woodyard, Indika Karunathilake, Indunil Piyadigama, (2009), Emergency Medical Technicians Role in Camps of Internally Displaced Persons; Lessons Learnt from Sri Lanka - A qualitative study, 41st Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health, Taipei, Taiwan. Book of abstracts p. 104
  15. Isurujith K Liyanage, Paula H Palmer, David R Mathews, Kremlin Wickramasinghe, Prasad Katulanda (2009), Prevalence of addictive substances except tobacco and alcohol among teenage school children in the District of Colombo, Sri Lanka A qualitative study, 41st Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health, Taipei, Taiwan. Book of abstracts p. 49
  16. Prasad Katulanda, Kremlin Wickramasinghe, Supun Kulatunga, David Matthews, Isurujith Liyanage, Indika Karunathilake, ACA Pathirana, Indunil Piyadigama, Paula H Palmer, Thamal Withanage (2009), Tobacco Use among teenage school children in the District of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 41st Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health, Taipei, Taiwan. Book of abstracts p. 52
  17. Chamara Berugodaarachchi, Isurujith K Liyanage, Shashimali Wickramasinghe, Rifzan Jameel, Indika Karunathilake (2009), Peace through health ; an example from Sri Lanka 41st Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health, Taipei, Taiwan. Book of abstracts p. 115
  18. Liyanage Isurujith, Pathirana ACA, Wickramasinghe WAKK, Karunathilake IM, Olupeliyawa (2009). A Problem Based Learning to train medical students; A comparison between two medical schools in Australia and Sri Lanka, 40th Conference of Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health, University of Malaya, Malaysia. Book of abstracts p. 131
  19. Indunil Piyadigama, Ashan Pathirana, Isurujith Liyanage, Lavanya Devasurendra, Kremlin Wickramasinghe, Indika Karunathilake (2009) Development of a rapid deployment team in disaster management ; Role of field visits in capacity building, The 40th Conference of Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health, University of Malaya, Malaysia. Book of abstracts p. 131 10.
  20. Karunathilake I, Bandara M, Liyanage IK, Goonarathne I, Berugodarachchi C, Abeysekara P, Bandara W (2009), Dundee Ready Educational Environment Measure: A psychometric analysis in Sri Lanka, 6th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference, Singapore. Book of abstracts. p.176
  21. Kulatunga S, Liyanage IK, Wickramasinghe WAKK, Palmer P, Karunathilake IM Piyadigama I, Pathirana ACA, Withanage T, Mathews DR, Katulanda P (2009), Usage patterns of addictive substances (except tobacco and alcohol) among school children in the District of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 42nd Annual Academic Sessions of Ceylon College of Physicians, Sri Lanka. Book of abstracts. p.50-51
  22. Liyanage IK, Wickramasinghe WAKK, Kulatunga S, Palmer P, Karunathilake IM Piyadigama I, Pathirana ACA, Withanage T, Mathews DR, Katulanda P (2009), Prevalence and correlates of tobacco use among adolescent school children in Sri Lanka, 42nd Annual Academic Sessions of Ceylon College of Physicians, Sri Lanka. Book of abstracts. p.55 (awarded the best poster presentation)
  23. Caldera TSKRD, Liyanage IK, Herath HRIS, Constantine GR, Sheriff R, Matthews D, Katulanda P (2009), Cardiac ischaemia and left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) in electrocardiographs (ECGs) and their correlates among Sri Lankan adults, 42nd Annual Academic Sessions of Ceylon College of Physicians, Sri Lanka. Book of abstracts. p.56
  24. Dhananja Rubasinghe, Chamara Berugodaarachchi, Dinesha Jayasinghe, Isurujith Liyanage, Indika Karunathilake, Gominda Ponnamperuma (2009), Evaluation of the student satisfaction and trainee performances of a postgraduate certificate course in medical education, 35th Annual Academic Session, College of General Practitioners of Sri Lanka. Book of abstracts, Abstract A2
  25. Liyanage IK, Wickramasinghe WAKK, Pathirana ACA, Caldera TSKRD & Samarasekera DD. (2008) Changes in study patterns as a student progresses from Advance Level (AL) through the Medical Curriculum, 5th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference, Singapore. Book of abstracts. p 145
  26. Liyanage Isurujith, Pathirana ACA, Caldera T.S.K.R.D, Wickramasinghe WAKK, Oldenburg Brian (2008). Facing the Challenge of non-communicable diseases; adopting concepts from a high resource setting to a low resource setting, 40th Conference of Asia- Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health, University of Malaya, Malaysia. Book of abstracts p. 151-152
  27. Liyanage IK, Wickramasinghe KK, Caldera TSKRD, Pathirana A, Karunathilake I M. (2007) In-Ward Injuries Among Medical Students in the Faculty of Medicine Colombo, Sri Lanka, 39th Conference of Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health, Saitama, Japan. Book of abstracts p.126
  28. Liyanage IK, Madanayaka P, Mambula L, Caldera TSKRD, Wickramasinhe K & Karunathilake IM. (2007) Risk of domestic injuries for preschoolers in three rural areas of Sri Lanka, The 39th Conference of Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health, Saitama, Japan. Book of abstracts p.130
  29. Pathirana ACA, Liyanage IK, Wickramasinghe WAKK., Karunathilake IM & Patrick W (2007) Community Perception and Effectiveness of a Safety Kerosene Lamp in Sri Lanka, The 39th Conference of Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health, Tokyo, Japan. Book of abstracts p. 211
  30. Wickramasinhe WAKK, Liyanage IK, Pathirana ACA, Caldera TSKRD, Samarasekara DD. (2006) Are there any differences between the study patterns of Advanced Level students and Medical Students. Student Scientific Sessions, Faculty of Medicine, Colombo.
  31. Karunathilake IM, Mendis LN, Ishara M, Pathirana ACA, Liyanage IK. (2006) The innovative Medical Curriculum in Colombo, Sri Lanka. International conference on Medical Education, M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Chennai, India. Book of abstracts p78(1)
  32. Ravindra Rannan-Eliya, Isurijith Liyanage, Chamara Anuranga, Prasad Katulanda, Effectiveness and Equity Impacts of Alternative Coronary Heart Disease Intervention Strategies in a Low-income Economy, 8th World Congress on Health Economics, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 10th to 13th July 2011, URL: http://ihea2011.abstractsubmit.org/presentations/2265/
  33. Abeywardana E, Piyadigama I, Gunapala N, Liyanage IK, Karunathilaka IM. Capacity building of medical students to face disaster situations, an example from IDP situation in Sri Lanka; learning while serving. 43rd Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health, Soul, South Korea
  34. De Silva AP, De Silva SHP, Liyanage IK, Rajapakse LC, Jayasinghe KSA, Katulanda P, Wijeratne CN, Wijeratne S. The management and complications of diabetes mellitus in Kalutara District. 124th annual academic sessions of Sri Lanka Medical Association Cinnamon Grand, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7th to 10th June 2011. Ceylon Medical Journal 2011;56(supplement 1):17.
  35. De Silva AP, De Silva SHP, Liyanage IK,Rajapakse LC, Jayasinghe KSA, Arembepola C, Katulanda P, Wijeratne CN, Wijeratne S. Inequalities in the prevalence of diabetes mellitus and its risk factors in Kalutara District. 124th annual academic sessions of Sri Lanka Medical Association, Cinnamon Grand, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7th to 10th June 2011. Ceylon Medical Journal 2011;56(supplement 1):17.
  36. De Silva AP, De Silva SHP, Liyanage IK, Rajapakse LC, Jayasinghe KSA. Development and validation of a health related social status index. 124th annual academic sessions of Sri Lanka Medical Association, Cinnamon Grand, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7th to 10th June 2011. Ceylon Medical Journal 2011;56(supplement 1):21.
  37. Weeratunga D, Liyanage IK, Ganegoda UA, Constantine GR, Sheriff R, Matthew DR, Katulanda P. (2011) Patterns of resting heart rate and correlates for tachycardia among Sri Lankan adults. Annual Research Symposium, University of Colombo Sri Lanka, June 2011 Book of abstracts p. 232
  38. Weeratunga D, Liyanage IK, Ganegoda UA, Constantine GR, Sheriff R, Matthew DR, Katulanda P. (2011) Patterns of resting heart rate and correlates for tachycardia among Sri Lankan adults. 124th annual scientific session, Sri Lanka Medical Association, June 2011 Book of abstracts p. 58
  39. Piyadigama I, Liyanage IK, Pathirana ACA, Kulathunga S, Wickramasinghe WAKK, Karunathilake IM, Tobacco smoking amongst the teenage school children in Colombo district, Sri Lanka - the parental influence, 124th annual scientific session, Sri Lanka Medical Association, June 2011