Kalana Maduwage

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Epidemiology and clinical effects of hump-nosed pit viper (Genus: Hypnale) envenoming in Sri Lanka
    Kalana Maduwage
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
    Toxicon 61:11-5. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Coagulopthy, acute kidney injury and death following Hypnale zara envenoming: the first case report from Sri Lanka
    Kalana Maduwage
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
    Toxicon 58:641-3. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Victims' response to snakebite and socio-epidemiological factors of 1018 snakebites in a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka
    Abeysinghe M Kularatne
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka Drs Kularatne and C Ratnayake
    Wilderness Environ Med 25:35-40. 2014
  4. pmc Revisiting Russell's viper (Daboia russelii) bite in Sri Lanka: is abdominal pain an early feature of systemic envenoming?
    Senanayake A M Kularatne
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
    PLoS ONE 9:e90198. 2014
  5. pmc Diagnosis of snake envenomation using a simple phospholipase A2 assay
    Kalana Maduwage
    1 School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia 2 Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
    Sci Rep 4:4827. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Parallels between Russell's viper (Daboia russelii) and hump-nosed viper (Hypnale species) bites in the central hills of Sri Lanka amidst the heavy burden of unidentified snake bites
    Keerthi Kularatne
    Teaching Hospital, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
    Asian Pac J Trop Med 4:564-7. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Epidemiology and clinical effects of hump-nosed pit viper (Genus: Hypnale) envenoming in Sri Lanka
    Kalana Maduwage
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
    Toxicon 61:11-5. 2013
    ..This study confirms that hump-nosed viper bites cause only minor effects in most cases. Future studies need to undertake formal coagulation studies and identify important early indicators of renal impairment...
  2. doi request reprint Coagulopthy, acute kidney injury and death following Hypnale zara envenoming: the first case report from Sri Lanka
    Kalana Maduwage
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
    Toxicon 58:641-3. 2011
    ..This report describes an authenticated fatal case of a 47 years old male due to coagulopthy and acute kidney injury following envenoming by H. zara in Sri Lanka...
  3. doi request reprint Victims' response to snakebite and socio-epidemiological factors of 1018 snakebites in a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka
    Abeysinghe M Kularatne
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka Drs Kularatne and C Ratnayake
    Wilderness Environ Med 25:35-40. 2014
    ..Although snake bite remains a major health problem in Sri Lanka, there is a dearth of baseline information that would be useful in education about and prevention of snakebite...
  4. pmc Revisiting Russell's viper (Daboia russelii) bite in Sri Lanka: is abdominal pain an early feature of systemic envenoming?
    Senanayake A M Kularatne
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
    PLoS ONE 9:e90198. 2014
    ..2%. Thus, abdominal pain is an early clinical feature of systemic Russell's viper bite envenoming in Sri Lanka. However, it is best to judge abdominal pain together with other clinical manifestations on decision making. ..
  5. pmc Diagnosis of snake envenomation using a simple phospholipase A2 assay
    Kalana Maduwage
    1 School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia 2 Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
    Sci Rep 4:4827. 2014
    ..Using a simple assay, potentially a bedside test, we detected high phospholipase activity in sera of patients with viper and elapid envenomation compared to minimal activity in non-envenomed patients. ..
  6. doi request reprint Parallels between Russell's viper (Daboia russelii) and hump-nosed viper (Hypnale species) bites in the central hills of Sri Lanka amidst the heavy burden of unidentified snake bites
    Keerthi Kularatne
    Teaching Hospital, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
    Asian Pac J Trop Med 4:564-7. 2011
    ..To describe the epidemiology of snake bite in the region and attempt to compare proven Russell's viper with hump-nosed viper bites...