Thashi Chang

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical and serological study of myasthenia gravis using both radioimmunoprecipitation and cell-based assays in a South Asian population
    Thashi Chang
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka Electronic address
    J Neurol Sci 343:82-7. 2014
  2. pmc Cerebral infarction 3 weeks after intravenous immunoglobulin for Miller Fisher syndrome: a case report
    Thashi Chang
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, 25, Kynsey Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    J Med Case Rep 8:100. 2014
  3. pmc Acute ischemic stroke following Hump-nosed viper envenoming; first authenticated case
    Vijayabala Jeevagan
    University Medical Unit, National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Thromb J 10:21. 2012
  4. pmc Hydrogen sulphide inhalational toxicity at a petroleum refinery in Sri Lanka: a case series of seven survivors following an industrial accident and a brief review of medical literature
    Mitrakrishnan Chrishan Shivanthan
    National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    J Occup Med Toxicol 8:9. 2013
  5. pmc Multiple ring-enhancing cerebral lesions in systemic lupus erythematosis: a case report
    Thashi Chang
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    J Med Case Rep 6:172. 2012
  6. pmc Evaluation of the WHO revised criteria for classification of clinical disease severity in acute adult dengue infection
    S D Jayaratne
    Department of Medicine, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
    BMC Res Notes 5:645. 2012
  7. pmc Serum IL-10 as a marker of severe dengue infection
    Gathsaurie Neelika Malavige
    Department of Microbiology, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
    BMC Infect Dis 13:341. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Hashimoto encephalopathy: clinical and MRI improvement following high-dose corticosteroid therapy
    Thashi Chang
    Institute of Neurology, National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Neurologist 16:394-6. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint MuSK-antibody-positive myasthenia gravis in a South Asian population
    Thashi Chang
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
    J Neurol Sci 284:33-5. 2009
  10. pmc Immunization against GAD induces antibody binding to GAD-independent antigens and brainstem GABAergic neuronal loss
    Thashi Chang
    Neuroimmunology Group, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine and Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    PLoS ONE 8:e72921. 2013

Collaborators

  • Angela Vincent
  • Senaka Rajapakse
  • Gathsaurie Neelika Malavige
  • Milinda Withana
  • Panduka Karunanayake
  • Mitrakrishnan Chrishan Shivanthan
  • Graham S Ogg
  • Laksiri Gomes
  • Sachie Fernando
  • Vijayabala Jeevagan
  • S D Jayaratne
  • Chaturaka Rodrigo
  • Saroj Jayasinghe
  • Sujatha Ruwanpathirana
  • Harshani Perera
  • Sd Jayaratne
  • Nilwala Jayasinghe
  • Dinushka Jayaweerabandara
  • Maryam Salimi
  • Yamini De Silva
  • Kushan Dl Nanayakkara
  • Lukmall Alles
  • Tharindu Wijesinghe
  • Christeine Ariaranee Gnanathasan
  • Vajini Atukorale

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical and serological study of myasthenia gravis using both radioimmunoprecipitation and cell-based assays in a South Asian population
    Thashi Chang
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka Electronic address
    J Neurol Sci 343:82-7. 2014
    ..We studied the seroprevalence of AChR and MuSK antibodies using both radioimmunoprecipitation (RIA) and CBA amongst MG patients in Sri Lanka and related their antibody status to their clinical subtypes and severity...
  2. pmc Cerebral infarction 3 weeks after intravenous immunoglobulin for Miller Fisher syndrome: a case report
    Thashi Chang
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, 25, Kynsey Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    J Med Case Rep 8:100. 2014
    ..This is the first report of cerebral infarction occurring after a longer latency of 3 weeks following intravenous immunoglobulin therapy in a patient presenting with Miller Fisher syndrome...
  3. pmc Acute ischemic stroke following Hump-nosed viper envenoming; first authenticated case
    Vijayabala Jeevagan
    University Medical Unit, National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Thromb J 10:21. 2012
    ..This case describes an authenticated first case of ischemic stroke in a 65 year old male following envenoming by H.hypnale in Sri Lanka...
  4. pmc Hydrogen sulphide inhalational toxicity at a petroleum refinery in Sri Lanka: a case series of seven survivors following an industrial accident and a brief review of medical literature
    Mitrakrishnan Chrishan Shivanthan
    National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    J Occup Med Toxicol 8:9. 2013
    ..The heart, brain and the lungs are the organs most commonly affected in H2S inhalational toxicity leading to varied clinical presentations...
  5. pmc Multiple ring-enhancing cerebral lesions in systemic lupus erythematosis: a case report
    Thashi Chang
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    J Med Case Rep 6:172. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  6. pmc Evaluation of the WHO revised criteria for classification of clinical disease severity in acute adult dengue infection
    S D Jayaratne
    Department of Medicine, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
    BMC Res Notes 5:645. 2012
    ..We proceeded to determine the usefulness of the warning signs in the new WHO guidelines in predicting SD and we have also attempted to define other simple laboratory parameters that could be useful in predicting SD...
  7. pmc Serum IL-10 as a marker of severe dengue infection
    Gathsaurie Neelika Malavige
    Department of Microbiology, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
    BMC Infect Dis 13:341. 2013
    ..We proceeded to determine if these cytokines could be used as biomarkers in a large cohort of adult dengue patients with varying severity of dengue infection...
  8. doi request reprint Hashimoto encephalopathy: clinical and MRI improvement following high-dose corticosteroid therapy
    Thashi Chang
    Institute of Neurology, National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Neurologist 16:394-6. 2010
    ..Diffuse or focal white matter changes suggesting primary demyelination on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been reported in only a few patients with HE. Follow-up imaging studies have been sparse...
  9. ncbi request reprint MuSK-antibody-positive myasthenia gravis in a South Asian population
    Thashi Chang
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
    J Neurol Sci 284:33-5. 2009
    ..The presence of anti-MuSK antibodies defines a distinct clinico-immuno-pathological subtype of MG. We analysed for the first time the serology and clinical characteristics of MuSK-MG in a South Asian population...
  10. pmc Immunization against GAD induces antibody binding to GAD-independent antigens and brainstem GABAergic neuronal loss
    Thashi Chang
    Neuroimmunology Group, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine and Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    PLoS ONE 8:e72921. 2013
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  11. pmc Dengue fever presenting with acute cerebellitis: a case report
    Milinda Withana
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    BMC Res Notes 7:125. 2014
    ..With the increasing numbers, rare manifestations of dengue are occasionally encountered. We report a patient who presented with bilateral cerebellar signs as the presenting feature of dengue...