prof-j.k.p. wanigasuriya

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS


 

Prof.  J.K.P. Wanigasuriya

Prof. J.K.P. Wanigasuriya

Professor
Department of Medicine

Telephone - Office : +94 11 2758552     
E-mail : kamaniw@sjp.ac.lk


 

RESEARCH INTERESTS


 

  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Dengue fever

 

 

PUBLICATIONS


 

  1. Novel urinary biomarkers and their association with urinary heavy metals in chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology in Sri Lanka: a pilot study Wanigasuriya K, Jayawardene I, Amarasiriwardena C, Wickremasinghe R Ceylon Medical Journal 2017 62:210-217
  2. Chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology in Sri Lanka: is cadmium a likely cause? Kamani P Wanigasuriya, Roshini J Peiris-John, Rajitha Wickramasinghe. BMC Nephrology, 2011; 12:32
  3. Chronic Renal Failure in North Central Province of Sri Lanka, an environmentally induced disease Kamani P Wanigasuriya, Roshini Peiris-John, Rajitha Wickramasingha, A Hittarage. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2007; 101:1013-1017
  4. Could ochratoxin A in food commodities be the cause of chronic kidney disease in Sri Lanka? Kamani P Wanigasuriya, Hemantha Peiris, Nalaka Ileperuma Roshini J Peiris-John, Rajitha Wickremasinghe. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene,2008; 102;726-728
  5. The costs in provision of haemodialysis in a developing country: a multi-centered study. Priyanga Ranasinghe, Yashasvi S Perera, Mohomed FM Makarim, Aruna Wijesinghe, Kamani Wanigasuriya. BMC Nephrology 2011; 12:42.
  6. Nanoparticle Detection of Urinary Markers for Point of-Care Diagnosis of Kidney Injury. Chung HJ, Pellegrini KL, Chung J, Wanigasuriya K, Jayawardene I, Lee K, et al. PLoS ONE 2015;10(7):e0133417. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0133417
  7. Chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka: trying to unravel the mystery. A R Wickremasinghe, R J Peiris-John, JKP Wanigasuriya. Leading article. Ceylon Medical Journal, 2011;56(4): 143-146
  8. Aetiological factors of Chronic Kidney Disease in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka: A review of evidence to-date. Kamani Wanigasuriya. Journal of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka.2012;17;16-20
  9. Update on Uncertain Etiology of Chronic Kidney Disease in Sri Lanka's North-Central Dry Zone. Kamani Wanigasuriya MEDICC Review. 2014;16(2):61-64
  10. Usefulness of World Health Organization (WHO) dengue case classifications in a Sri Lankan clinical setting. Kamani Wanigasuriya, Padmalal Gurugama, Ananda Wijewickrama, Suranjith L Seneviratne, Saman Gunatilake. Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians 2011; 42: 21-27
  11. Need of training in clinical research for postgraduate trainees. Kamani Wanigasuriya Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians2011,42, 16-20.
  12. Antioxidants in patients with dengue viral infection. Chandrasena LG, Peiris H, Wanigasuriya JKP, Jayaratne SD. Southeast Asian J of Trop Med Public Health. 2014; 45 (05), 1015-22
  13. Meeting the Challenges- year 2010 and beyond. Kamani Wanigasuriya. Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians, 2010:41: 40-46
  14. Lower urinary tract symptoms: an undetected cause for morbidity in adults. Wanigasuriya JKP, Wijewickrama ES, Jayasekara WMC, Gunarathna N. Ceylon Medical Journal, 2007; 52(3); 86-89.
  15. Exposure to acetylcholinesterase-inhibitor pesticides and chronic renal failure RJ Peiris-John, JKP Wanigasuriya, AR Wickramasingha, WP Dissanayake A Hittarage. The Ceylon Medical Journal, 2006:51;42-43
  16. Nosocmial infections in Intensive Care Units in National Hospital Sri Lanka Wanigasuriya JKP Research Highlights2002, National Science Foundation
  17. Management of Acute renal Failure Wanigasuriya JKP Sri Lanka Prescriber 2001 June: volume 9, No 2
  18. Acute peritoneal dialysis in the National Hospital of Sri Lanka: a study of complications Wanigasuriya JKP, Luckman Hakeem, S D Atukorale, Jenniffer Perera, Rezvi Sherriff. Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians 1996:29;23-26
  19. Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus and lupus nephritis H D Samarasinghe HD, Wanigasooriya KP, Gunatilake SB. Journal of the Ceylon College of Physicians, 2012; 43: 56-57
  20. Quest to identify geochemical risk factors associated with chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) in an endemic region of Sri Lanka - a multimedia laboratory analysis of biological, food, and environmental samples Levine KE, Redmon JP, Elledge MF, Wanigasuriya KP, Smith K, Munoz B et al Environ Monit Assess. 2016; 188:548 DOI 10.1007/s10661-016-5524-8
  21. Additional perspectives on chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka - lessons learned from the WHO CKDu population prevalence study Redmon JH, Elledge MF, Womack DS, Wickremashinghe R, Wanigasuriya KP, Peiris-John R,Lunyera J, Smith K, Raymer JH, Levine KE BMC Nephrol. 2014; 15: 12 doi: 10.1186/1471-2369-15-125
  22. Glycemic and lipid metabolic markers in Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients after consuming red pigmented parboiled rice as a staple- A clinical trial. Cosomn U, Hettiarachchi P, Wanigasuriya K, Perera R Food Science and Nutrition Studies Vol. 1, No. 2, 2017 URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.22158/fsns.v1n2p122
  23. An audit of standards of care at a Sri Lankan diabetic clinic M.H. De S. Jayawardena, C. Idampitiya, C. Jayawarna, K. Wanigasuriya, G.A. Thomson, D.J.S. Fernando. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 2007;75(2):249-251
  24. Jayarajah U, Seneviratne SL, Gurugama P, Wanigasuriya K Microalbuminuria and dengue viral infections. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health 48 (4), 938-939

 

 

ABSTRACTS


 

  1. Adherence to the fluid quota in DHF management and risk of fluid overload Madanayake PMW, Prasath T, Pushpakumar J, Jayawrdena AEU, Gunathilake S B, Wanigasuriya JKP 50th Annual Academic sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians, Cinnamon Grand Colombo 2017 (Awarded Dr W A S De Silva Award for the Best paper in Tropical Diseases)
  2. Modified stop-start criteria for Sri Lanka: a Delphi study Samaranayake NR, Shanika LGT, Balasuriya BMAC, Samaraweera DN, Wijekoon CN, Wanigasuriya JKP, Fernado GH, Wanigatungae CA Sri Lanka Medical Association, 130th Anniversary International Medical Congress 2017 Colombo
  3. Comparison of two sets of explicit criteria to determine safety of medicines prescribed to elderly patients admitted to a medical ward in a tertiary care hospital Lokusuriya UL, Pelpola PTK, Wanigasuriya JKP, Wanigatunge CA Annual Academic Sessions 2017 - Sri Lanka Association of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics SLMA Auditorium, Colombo 14th October 2017
  4. Serum cystatin C in early prediction of risk of chronic kidney disease progression in type 2 diabetes. Wijayatunga N.N, Perera P.R., Wanigasuriya K, Wijeysiri A., Moustaid-Moussa N, Peiris H. American Physiology Society session, Experimental Biology conference 2014 (Poster presentation). The FASEB Journal vol. 28 no. 1 Supplement LB727
  5. Reference intervals for serum cystatin c in healthy Sri Lankan adults - a preliminary study. Wijayatunga N.N., Perera P.P.R., Peiris H., Wanigasuriya K. 4th Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, Sri Lanka, Academic Sessions: 2013
  6. Association of estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate and Albumin to Creatinine Ratio with Diabetic Retinopathy in Sri Lankan type 2 diabetic patients - Preliminary study -Wijayatunga N.N., Perera P.P.R., Peiris H., Wanigasuriya K. Sri Lanka Medical Association 126th Anniversary Scientific Medical Congress, Sri Lanka :2013 (Poster presentation)
  7. Serum Cystatin C as a marker in the assessment of renal function in diabetic nephropathy in Sri Lankan type 2 diabetics - Preliminary study-Wijayatunga N.N, Perera P.P.R., Wanigasuriya K., Peiris H. Sri Lanka Medical Association 126th Anniversary Scientific Medical Congress, Sri Lanka: 2013 (Oral presentation)
  8. Differences in estimation of Glomerular Filtration Rate using three standard formulae in selected Type 2 Diabetic patients Wijayatunga N.N, Perera P.P.R., Wanigasuriya K., Peiris H. - Sri Lanka Medical Association 126th Anniversary Scientific Medical Congress, Colombo (Awarded S Ramachandran Prize for the best paper in Nephrology)
  9. Association of blood pressure and microalbuminuria in a group of Sri Lankan type 2 diabetes patients- A Preliminary study Wijayatunga N.N., Peiris H, Perera P.P.R., Wanigasuriya K. - International Conference on Public Health Innovations, Sri Lanka: 2013
  10. Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate calculated using IDMS-traceable MDRD equation may predict the duration of diabetes in Sri Lankan Type 2 diabetic patients - Wijayatunga N.N., Perera P.P.R., Peiris H., Wanigasuriya K. International Conference on Public Health Innovations, Sri Lanka: 2013
  11. Association of waist circumference and waist hip ratio in type 2 diabetics with moderate renal impairment: a preliminary study Wijayatunga NN, Perera PPR Peiris H Wanigasuriya K Annual Scientific Sessions of Nutrition Society of Sri Lanaka, Taj Samudra, Colombo 2014
  12. Abnormal serum retinol and α-tocopherol levels in a sample of Sri Lankan patients on regular haemodialysis Wanigasuriya K, Chandrika UG, Goonaratne J, Herath C, Perera PPR and Wijayatunga NN Annual Scientific Sessions of Nutrition Society of Sri Lanaka, Taj Samudra, Colombo 2014
  13. Risk factors associated with chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology Wanigasuriya KP, Peiris-John RJ, Wickramasingha R. Research Symposium on Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Aetiology, World Kidney Day. Lionel Memorial Auditorium, SLMA, Colombo.11th March 2012
  14. Evaluation of urinary biomarkers and environmental metal exposure in patients with chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology from the North Central Province of Sri Lanka Kamani Wanigasuriya, Priyanga Ranasinghe, Innocent Jayawardene, Chitra Amarasiriwardena, Robert O. Wright, Vishal Vaidya (Awarded the Prize for the best oral presentation)
  15. The economics in provision of haemodialysis in a developing country: a multi-centred study. P. Ranasingha, YS Perera, MFM Makarin, A Wijesignha, JKP Wanigasuriya 124th Annual Scientific Sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association 8-10th June 2011 (Awarded Ramachandran Prize for the Best paper in Nephrology)
  16. Use of WHO prescribed warning signs in the management of dengue viral infection. Wanigasuriya K, Wijewickrama A, Seneviratne SL, Gunatilake SB, Gurugama NP 124th Annual Scientific Sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association 8-10th June 2011
  17. Effects of red raw and red parboiled rice on the glycaemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients. RADU Cosman, P Hettiarachchi, JKP Wanigasuriya, PPR Perera 24th Annual Scientific Sessions, Physiological Society of Sri Lanka 18th November 2011, Colombo
  18. Clinical factors associated with mortality in dengue infection. Gurugama P, Wanigasuriya K, Indrakumar J, Bhishman S, Gunathilake SB. Annual scientific sessions, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardenepura. 11th-12th November 2010.
  19. Risk factors for microalbuminuria in adults from North Central Province of Sri Lanka. Kamani P Wanigasuriya, Roshini Peiris-John, Rajitha Wickramasingha Annual scientific sessions, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardenepura. 11th-12th November 2010. (Awarded Runner up in oral presentations)
  20. Evaluation of Ochratoxin A contamination of food items in North Central Region in Sri Lanka. Wanigasuriya JKP, Peiris H, Illeperuma N, Peiris-John, Wickramasingha R. Annual Academic Sessions, Faculty of Medical Sciences, USJP. 18-19 January 2007.
  21. Prevalence of cardiovascular disease and traditional risk factors in Sri Lankan Type 2 diabetic patients.Miththinda JKND, Wanigasuriya WMHS, Dassanaike SPM. Wanigasuriya JKP 5th Annual Academic Sessions Faculty of Medical sciences, USJP
  22. Diabetic Nephropathy in a population of Sri Lankan Type 2 Diabetics. Wanigasuriya JKP, Fernando DJS, Diabetes in Asia 2001, Chennai, India.
  23. Predictors of microalbuminuria in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka Wanigasuriya JKP, Roshini Peiris Jhon, Wickramasignha AR. 1st South Asian Conference of Physiological Societies & 11th Biennial Conference of Pakistani Physiological Society on Physiological updates November 10-12 2008, Islamabad, Pakistan
  24. Peritoneal dialysis; a study on complications. Wanigasuriya K Scientific Sessions, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawilla, Nugegoda 16th June 1997
  25. Lower urinary tract symptoms: an undetected cause for morbidity in adults. Wanigasuriya JKP, Wijewickrama ES, Jayasekara WMC, Gunarathna NThe 118th annual academic sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association, March 2005
  26. Aetiology of CKD in the North Central Province: What do we know so far? Kamani Wanigasuriya, Symposium on Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Origin. College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka, Auditorium-Family Health Bureau, Colombo. 3rd March 2012
  27. Chronic kidney disease. Wanigasuriya JKP Symposium in Modern Medicine. Annual scientific sessions, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardenepura. 11th-12th November 2010.
  28. Chronic kidney disease in North Central Province - Evaluation of risk factors. Wanigasuriya JKP Seminar on unusual occurrence of chronic kidney disease in Sri Lanka, Epidemiology Unit and WHO, 7th May 2008, Auditorium, Blood Bank, Colombo.
  29. Chronic Kidney Disease; Sri Lankan perspective. Wanigasuiriya Kamani 4th Annual Academic Sessions, Galoya Nimna Clinical Society, Ampara 27th to 30th October 2011.
  30. Current concepts in Diabetic Nephropathy. Wanigasuriya JKP Diabetes Update Conducted by Centre for Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids, Faculty of Medicine University of Ruhuna, 14th March 2004.
  31. Assessment and initial management of renal involvement in diabetes. When to refer? Wanigasuriya JKP Symposium on Diabetes Mellitus, College of General Practitioners of Sri Lanka. SLMA Auditorium, Colombo 6th August 2006.
  32. Diabetic Nephropathy Wanigasuriya JKP Symposium on Diabetes, 28th Annual Academic sessions, The Kandy Society of Medicine 12th February 2006.
  33. Infections in intensive care units - Sri Lankan experience Wanigasuriya JKPSri Lanka College of Microbiologists, Sixth Academic Sessions, December 1996.
  34. Early diagnosis and management of diabetes nephropathy Kamani Wanigasuriya Diabetes - Recent updates Organized by the Diabetes & Endocrine Unit, CSTH with the collaboration of Department of Medicine, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Auditorium, CSTH, November 2011
  35. Pregnancy with underlying renal disease. Wanigasuriya JKP 41st Annual Scientific Sessions, Sri Lanka College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in association with Asia-Oceania Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology, June 27th-29th 2008 Colombo.