Shaman Rajindrajith

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Inaccurate identification of rotavirus genotype G9 as genotype G3 strains due to primer mismatch
    Marcelo Takahiro Mitui
    Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu, Oita, Japan
    Virol J 9:144. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Review article: faecal incontinence in children: epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical evaluation and management
    S Rajindrajith
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 37:37-48. 2013
  3. pmc Rumination syndrome in children and adolescents: a school survey assessing prevalence and symptomatology
    Shaman Rajindrajith
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Thalagolla Road, Ragama 11010, Sri Lanka
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:163. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Children and adolescents with chronic constipation: how many seek healthcare and what determines it?
    Shaman Rajindrajith
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Thalagolla Road, Ragama, Sri Lanka 11010
    J Trop Pediatr 58:280-5. 2012
  5. pmc Prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease in two districts of Sri Lanka: a hospital based survey
    Madunil A Niriella
    University Medical Unit, Colombo North Teaching Hospital, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    BMC Gastroenterol 10:32. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Neonatal mortality in Sri Lanka: timing, causes and distribution
    Shaman Rajindrajith
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:791-6. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Constipation in children: an epidemiological study in Sri Lanka using Rome III criteria
    Shaman Rajindrajith
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Talagolla Road, Ragama 11010, Sri Lanka
    Arch Dis Child 97:43-5. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Influence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease on the development of diabetes mellitus
    Anuradhani Kasturiratne
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 28:142-7. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence of functional gastrointestinal diseases in a cohort of Sri Lankan adolescents: comparison between Rome II and Rome III criteria
    Niranga Manjuri Devanarayana
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    J Trop Pediatr 57:34-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Constipation-associated and nonretentive fecal incontinence in children and adolescents: an epidemiological survey in Sri Lanka
    Shaman Rajindrajith
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 51:472-6. 2010

Collaborators

  • H Janaka de Silva
  • Marc A Benninga
  • Norihiro Kato
  • Anuradhani Kasturiratne
  • Arjuna P De Silva
  • Tetsuya Mizoue
  • M Janani Pinidiyapathirage
  • Niranga Manjuri Devanarayana
  • Anuradha S Dassanayake
  • Niranga M Devanarayana
  • Madunil A Niriella
  • Marcelo Takahiro Mitui
  • A Rajitha Wickremasinghe
  • Madushanka S Perera
  • Chandrika Bandara
  • Gayani Shashiprabha
  • Samudu W Nishanthanie
  • Ting Fan Leung
  • Akira Nishizono
  • E Anthony S Nelson
  • Paul Ks Chan
  • Kamruddin Ahmed
  • Tga Nilmini Chandrasena
  • Udaya Kalubovila
  • Nimnadi Perera
  • Niranjala Mendis
  • Chathurangi Liyanarachchi
  • Chandralatha Adhikari
  • Sachith Mettananda
  • Waruni Pannala
  • Navoda Nanayakkara
  • A Rajitha Wickramasinghe
  • Madurangi H A D P Ariyasinghe
  • D Nandadeva Samarasekara
  • Ranjith S K Peiris
  • Raveendra L Satharasinghe
  • Asangi H G K Dayaratne
  • Metthanandha M N Navarathne
  • Sureka Chakrawarthi
  • Udaya Kalubowila
  • Miyuki Makaya

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc Inaccurate identification of rotavirus genotype G9 as genotype G3 strains due to primer mismatch
    Marcelo Takahiro Mitui
    Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu, Oita, Japan
    Virol J 9:144. 2012
    ..Moreover, of 300 rotaviruses tested, 28.3% were untypable by set A primers whereas only 12.3% were untypable by set B primers. Our findings reinforce the need to periodically monitor the primers used for RVA genotyping...
  2. doi request reprint Review article: faecal incontinence in children: epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical evaluation and management
    S Rajindrajith
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 37:37-48. 2013
    ..It is characterised by recurrent loss of faecal matter into the underwear. Both functional and organic causes contribute to its aetiology with the former predominating...
  3. pmc Rumination syndrome in children and adolescents: a school survey assessing prevalence and symptomatology
    Shaman Rajindrajith
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Thalagolla Road, Ragama 11010, Sri Lanka
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:163. 2012
    ..The epidemiology of this condition in school aged children is poorly understood. The main objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of rumination and other related associations in a cohort of Sri Lankan children...
  4. doi request reprint Children and adolescents with chronic constipation: how many seek healthcare and what determines it?
    Shaman Rajindrajith
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Thalagolla Road, Ragama, Sri Lanka 11010
    J Trop Pediatr 58:280-5. 2012
    ..Parents should pay more attention to bowel habits of their children to identify and treat constipation early to prevent complications...
  5. pmc Prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease in two districts of Sri Lanka: a hospital based survey
    Madunil A Niriella
    University Medical Unit, Colombo North Teaching Hospital, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    BMC Gastroenterol 10:32. 2010
    ..Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is being increasingly diagnosed in Asia. However there are few epidemiological data from the region...
  6. doi request reprint Neonatal mortality in Sri Lanka: timing, causes and distribution
    Shaman Rajindrajith
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:791-6. 2009
    ..To evaluate the timing, causes and distribution of neonatal deaths in Sri Lanka, to provide information for policy makers, to undertake appropriate measures to achieve the Millennium Development Goals...
  7. doi request reprint Constipation in children: an epidemiological study in Sri Lanka using Rome III criteria
    Shaman Rajindrajith
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Talagolla Road, Ragama 11010, Sri Lanka
    Arch Dis Child 97:43-5. 2012
    ..8%), living in a war affected area (18.1% vs 13.7%) and attending an urban school (16.7% vs 13.3%). In conclusion, chronic constipation is a significant problem affecting 15% of Sri Lankan school children and adolescents...
  8. doi request reprint Influence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease on the development of diabetes mellitus
    Anuradhani Kasturiratne
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 28:142-7. 2013
    ..This prospective community-based study was conducted to determine the association between NAFLD and incidence of diabetes mellitus in an urban adult population in Sri Lanka...
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence of functional gastrointestinal diseases in a cohort of Sri Lankan adolescents: comparison between Rome II and Rome III criteria
    Niranga Manjuri Devanarayana
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    J Trop Pediatr 57:34-9. 2011
    ..In conclusion, FGDs were present in more than one-fourth of adolescents in the study group, of which IBS was the most common. Rome III criteria were able to diagnose FGDs more comprehensively than Rome II...
  10. doi request reprint Constipation-associated and nonretentive fecal incontinence in children and adolescents: an epidemiological survey in Sri Lanka
    Shaman Rajindrajith
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 51:472-6. 2010
    ..Epidemiological data related to FI from developing countries are sparse. Studies differentiating functional nonretentive and retentive (constipation-associated) FI are not available...
  11. doi request reprint Constipation during and after the civil war in Sri Lanka: a paediatric study
    Shaman Rajindrajith
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    J Trop Pediatr 57:439-43. 2011
    ..009). Constipation was significantly lower in Eastern province in Phase II (10%) compared with Phase I (p < 0.0001). This study highlights the possible link between devastating emotional effects of civil war and childhood constipation...
  12. pmc Prevalence of Acanthosis Nigricans in an urban population in Sri Lanka and its utility to detect metabolic syndrome
    Anuradha S Dassanayake
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Keleniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    BMC Res Notes 4:25. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  13. doi request reprint Abdominal pain-predominant functional gastrointestinal diseases in children and adolescents: prevalence, symptomatology, and association with emotional stress
    Niranga Manjuri Devanarayana
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 53:659-65. 2011
    ..We assessed the prevalence of abdominal pain-predominant FGD, in addition to the predisposing factors and symptomatology, in Sri Lankan children...
  14. doi request reprint Aerophagia among Sri Lankan schoolchildren: epidemiological patterns and symptom characteristics
    Niranga M Devanarayana
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 54:516-20. 2012
    ..Little is known about the epidemiology and clinical profile of affected children. The main objective of the present study was to assess the epidemiology of aerophagia in 10- to 16-year-olds in Sri Lanka...
  15. pmc Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in a rural, physically active, low income population in Sri Lanka
    M Janani Pinidiyapathirage
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, P O Box 6, Ragama 11010, Sri Lanka
    BMC Res Notes 4:513. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  16. doi request reprint Association between constipation and stressful life events in a cohort of Sri Lankan children and adolescents
    Niranga Manjuri Devanarayana
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    J Trop Pediatr 56:144-8. 2010
    ..05). In conclusion, constipation was significantly higher in children exposed to stressful life events. Modulation of gut motility through brain-gut axis probably alters colonic transit and ano-rectal functions, causing constipation...
  17. doi request reprint Bowel habits and behaviors related to defecation in 10- to 16-year-olds: impact of socioeconomic characteristics and emotional stress
    Niranga Manjuri Devanarayana
    Department of Physiology, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 52:569-73. 2011
    ..Thorough understanding of normal bowel habits is essential for correct diagnosis of defecation disorders. This study evaluated the normal bowel habits of Sri Lankan children...
  18. doi request reprint Gastric emptying and antral motility parameters in children with functional dyspepsia: association with symptom severity
    Niranga Manjuri Devanarayana
    Department of Physiology, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 28:1161-6. 2013
    ..Abnormal gastric motility is suggested as a possible pathophysiological mechanism for symptoms. The main objective of this study was to assess gastric motility in Sri Lankan children with FD...
  19. ncbi request reprint Recurrent abdominal pain in children
    Niranga Manjuri Devanarayana
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
    Indian Pediatr 46:389-99. 2009
    ..There is no consensus with regards to etiology, investigation and management of this common problem. This review addresses some of the issues related to epidemiology, etiology, management and prognosis of recurrent abdominal pain...
  20. doi request reprint Ultrasonographic assessment of liquid gastric emptying and antral motility according to the subtypes of irritable bowel syndrome in children
    Niranga M Devanarayana
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Thalagolla Road, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 56:443-8. 2013
    ..Furthermore, differences of gastric motility have not been studied in children with different IBS subtypes...
  21. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease among adults in an urban Sri Lankan population
    Anuradha S Dassanayake
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:1284-8. 2009
    ..In this study, the aim was to determine the community prevalence and risk factors for NAFLD among adults in an urban Sri Lankan population...
  22. pmc Constipation in children: novel insight into epidemiology, pathophysiology and management
    Shaman Rajindrajith
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    J Neurogastroenterol Motil 17:35-47. 2011
    ..Contrary to the common belief that children outgrow constipation as they grow up, a sizable percentage continue to have symptoms beyond puberty...
  23. pmc Subtypes and Symptomatology of Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Children and Adolescents: A School-based Survey Using Rome III Criteria
    Shaman Rajindrajith
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    J Neurogastroenterol Motil 18:298-304. 2012
    ..This study was conducted with objectives of assessing subtypes of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in children aged 10-16 years, their symptomatology and gender differences...