Shaman Rajindrajith

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Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. doi request reprint Quality of life and somatic symptoms in children with constipation: a school-based study
    Shaman Rajindrajith
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:1069-72.e1. 2013
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. doi request reprint Quality of life and somatic symptoms in children with constipation: a school-based study
    Shaman Rajindrajith
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:1069-72.e1. 2013
    ..To assess the health related quality of life (HRQoL) and somatization in school children with constipation...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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:..
  19. 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...
  20. 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:..
  21. doi request reprint OP-17 INFANT DYSCHEZIA IN SRI LANKAN CHILDREN: EPIDEMIOLOGY AND RISK FACTORS
    Anne Hovenkamp
    1Department of Paediatrics, Emma Children s Hospital Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physiology, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka 3Faculty of Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 61:516. 2015
    ..Our aim was to assess the prevalence of infant dyschezia in relation to bowel habits and sociodemographic factors in a representative community sample in Sri Lanka...
  22. doi request reprint Association between functional gastrointestinal diseases and exposure to abuse in teenagers
    Niranga Manjuri Devanarayana
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Thalagolla Road, Ragama 11010, Sri Lanka
    J Trop Pediatr 60:386-92. 2014
    ..8% vs. 24.7% in not abused, p < 0.05). This study highlights the importance of identifying exposure to abuse in management of teenagers with AP-FGD. ..
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. doi request reprint Epidemiology of irritable bowel syndrome in children and adolescents in Asia
    Niranga M Devanarayana
    Department of Physiology Department of Pediatrics Department of Public Health Department of Library Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Thalagolla Road, Ragama, Sri Lanka Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Emma Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 60:792-8. 2015
    ..The aim of the present study was to conduct a systematic review and a meta-analysis of published literature to estimate the prevalence of IBS among Asian children...
  26. doi request reprint OP-12 PREVALENCE OF FUNCTIONAL CONSTIPATION IN INFANTS AND TODDLERS IN SRI LANKA
    Hannah A W Walter
    1Department of Pediatrics, Emma Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands 2Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama Sri Lanka 3Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka 4Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama Sri Lanka
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 61:514. 2015
    ..To determine the prevalence of functional constipation (FC) in toddlers in Sri Lanka and to identify risk factors associated with the development of FC, such as demographic features, social and economic factors...
  27. pmc Abdominal migraine in children: association between gastric motility parameters and clinical characteristics
    Niranga Manjuri Devanarayana
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Thalagolla Road, Ragama, 11010, Sri Lanka
    BMC Gastroenterol 16:26. 2016
    ..Approximately 0.2-1 % of children suffers from abdominal migraine (AM). Pathophysiology of AM has not been adequately studied. This study evaluated gastric motility in children with AM...
  28. doi request reprint OP-7 THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS OF DOMPERIDONE ON ABDOMINAL PAIN-PREDOMINANT FUNCTIONAL GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS: RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND, PLACEBO- CONTROLLED TRIAL
    Amaranath Karunanayake
    1Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, 80000 2Department of Physiology 3Department of Paediatrics 4Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 11010
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 61:511-2. 2015
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  29. doi request reprint PP-14 EFFECTS OF BODY MASS INDEX ON GASTRIC MOTILITY IN CHILDREN WITH ABDOMINAL PAIN-PREDOMINANT FUNCTIONAL GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS
    Amaranath Karunanayake
    1Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, 80000 2Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 11010 3Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 11010
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 61:526. 2015
    ..Objective of this study was to assess the effects of body mass index (BMI) on gastric motility abnormalities in children with abdominal pain-predominant FGIDs (AP-FGIDs)...
  30. pmc Quality of life and health care consultation in 13 to 18 year olds with abdominal pain predominant functional gastrointestinal diseases
    Niranga Manjuri Devanarayana
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Thalagolla Road, 11010 Ragama, Sri Lanka
    BMC Gastroenterol 14:150. 2014
    ..It has significant impact on daily activities of affected children. Main objective of this study was to assess the health related quality of life (HRQoL) in children with AP-FGD...
  31. doi request reprint Association between child maltreatment and constipation: a school-based survey using Rome III criteria
    Shaman Rajindrajith
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Paediatrics Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physiology, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Emma Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 58:486-90. 2014
    ..Child abuse leads to multiple physical and psychosomatic sequelae. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the association between child abuse and constipation among schoolchildren...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. doi request reprint Abdominal Pain-predominant Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders in Adolescent Nigerians
    Ekong Udoh
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo, Nigeria Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka Department of Paediatrics, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria Department of Paediatrics Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Emma Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 62:588-93. 2016
    ..To determine the prevalence, pattern, and predisposing factors of abdominal pain-predominant functional gastrointestinal disorders (AP-FGIDs) in adolescent Nigerians...
  35. doi request reprint PP-2 ABNORMAL PERSONALITY TRAITS IN CHILDREN WITH AEROPHAGIA
    Niranga Manjuri Devanarayana
    1Department of Physiology Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 11010 2 Department of Paediatrics Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 11010
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 61:520-1. 2015
    ..The main objective of this study is to study the personality types in children with aerophagia...
  36. doi request reprint PP-17 AEROPHAGIA IN CHILDREN IS ASSOCIATED WITH EMOTIONAL ILL-TREATMENT
    Shaman Rajindrajith
    1Department of Paediatrics Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 11010 2Department of Physiology Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 11010
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 61:527. 2015
    ..The aetiology of this disorder is not clear. Previous studies have suggested an association between aerophagia and psychological stress. We aimed to assess the association between emotional ill-treatment and aerophagia...
  37. pmc Helicobacter pylori infection in children
    Shaman Rajindrajith
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama 10110, Sri Lanka
    Saudi J Gastroenterol 15:86-94. 2009
    ..At present, only a small number of children with well-defined clinical syndromes are benefited from testing and treatment. The treatment should include at least two antibiotics with a proton pump inhibitor...