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Relatedness-based Multi-Entity Summarization.

IJCAI : proceedings of the conference

Gunaratna K, Yazdavar AH, Thirunarayan K, Sheth A, Cheng G.
PMID: 29051696
IJCAI (U S). 2017 Aug;2017:1060-1066. doi: 10.24963/ijcai.2017/147.

Representing world knowledge in a machine processable format is important as entities and their descriptions have fueled tremendous growth in knowledge-rich information processing platforms, services, and systems. Prominent applications of knowledge graphs include search engines (e.g., Google Search and...

Mechanisms of palmitate-induced cell death in human osteoblasts.

Biology open

Gunaratnam K, Vidal C, Boadle R, Thekkedam C, Duque G.
PMID: 24285710
Biol Open. 2013 Dec 15;2(12):1382-9. doi: 10.1242/bio.20136700.

Lipotoxicity is an overload of lipids in non-adipose tissues that affects function and induces cell death. Lipotoxicity has been demonstrated in bone cells in vitro using osteoblasts and adipocytes in coculture. In this condition, lipotoxicity was induced by high...

Environmental impact from agrochemicals in Bali (Indonesia).

Environmental monitoring and assessment

Machbub B, Ludwig HF, Gunaratnam D.
PMID: 24248795
Environ Monit Assess. 1988 Jul;11(1):1-23. doi: 10.1007/BF00394508.

Irrigation of paddy has been practised for centuries in Bali, based on the use of upland weirs for diverting river waters to irrigate downstreams lands ranging from upland terraces to flat coastal plains. While in earlier times, traditional irrigation...

The interaction of the orthopaedic metals, chromium VI and nickel, with hepatocytes.

Journal of materials science. Materials in medicine

Gunaratnam M, Grant MH.
PMID: 15348345
J Mater Sci Mater Med. 2001 Oct-Dec;12(10):945-8. doi: 10.1023/a:1012848729592.

High levels of metal ions, such as chromium and nickel, released from metallic total hip implants have been detected in the serum and urine of patients. Cr VI and Ni ions are carcinogenic and toxic and there is concern...

Use of a prohibition order after a large outbreak of gastroenteritis caused by norovirus among function attendees.

Western Pacific surveillance and response journal : WPSAR

Gunaratnam P, Furlong C, Hope K, Gupta L, Shadbolt C, Shields J, McCarthy R, Boyd R, Huhtinen E, Norton S, Torvaldsen S.
PMID: 23908907
Western Pac Surveill Response J. 2012 May 29;3(2):10-5. doi: 10.5365/WPSAR.2012.3.1.008. Print 2012 Apr.

INTRODUCTION: In May 2011, an outbreak of acute gastroenteritis occurred among guests attending two functions (Function A and B) at a local function centre in Sydney, Australia. The Sydney South West Public Health Unit and the New South Wales...

Effects on lung function in patients undergoing coronary artery surgery on versus off cardiopulmonary bypass: a randomized trial.

Innovations (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Niranjann G, Asimakopoulos G, Madden B, Cockerill G, Thompson M, Chandrasekaran V.
PMID: 22436499
Innovations (Phila). 2005;1(1):35-9. doi: 10.1097/01243895-200512000-00005.

BACKGROUND: : Coronary revascularization is associated with respiratory dysfunction and poor gas exchange postoperatively. Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) has been implicated as a possible explanation for this phenomenon. This study investigated respiratory function in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting...

Factors Affecting Surgical Decision-making-A Qualitative Study.

Rambam Maimonides medical journal

Gunaratnam C, Bernstein M.
PMID: 29406843
Rambam Maimonides Med J. 2018 Jan 29;9(1). doi: 10.5041/RMMJ.10324.

BACKGROUND: Guidelines and Class 1 evidence are strong factors that help guide surgeons' decision-making, but dilemmas exist in selecting the best surgical option, usually without the benefit of guidelines or Class 1 evidence. A few studies have discussed the...

An Ethnobotanical Study of the Medicinal Plants Used as Anti-Inflammatory Remedies in Gampaha District, Western Province, Sri Lanka.


Napagoda MT, Sundarapperuma T, Fonseka D, Amarasiri S, Gunaratna P.
PMID: 29974006
Scientifica (Cairo). 2018 Jun 03;2018:9395052. doi: 10.1155/2018/9395052. eCollection 2018.

The application of traditional medicinal plants as anti-inflammatory remedies has been practiced in Sri Lanka for thousands of years. Although there is a rich reserve of indigenous knowledge of medicinal plants, the preservation and the scientific validation of these...

A new model for diabetes-focused capacity building - lessons from Sri Lanka.

Clinical diabetes and endocrinology

Saha AK, Gunaratnam N, Patil R, Choo M, Bagchi DP, Jhaveri E, Wyckoff J, Bahu G, Balis U, Clyde P, Herman WH.
PMID: 30564437
Clin Diabetes Endocrinol. 2018 Dec 12;4:22. doi: 10.1186/s40842-018-0074-3. eCollection 2018.

Sri Lanka is experiencing a rapid increase in the number of people with diabetes mellitus (DM) due to population growth and aging. Physician shortages, outdated technology, and insufficient health education have contributed to the difficulties associated with managing the...

Traditional Uses of Medicinal Plants in Polonnaruwa District in North Central Province of Sri Lanka.


Napagoda MT, Sundarapperuma T, Fonseka D, Amarasiri S, Gunaratna P.
PMID: 31275693
Scientifica (Cairo). 2019 May 28;2019:9737302. doi: 10.1155/2019/9737302. eCollection 2019.

Sri Lanka harbors over 3000 plant species, and most of these plants have been of immense importance in the traditional systems of medicine in the country. Although there is a rich reserve of indigenous knowledge on medicinal plants, in-depth...

Frailty and the Kidney Transplant Wait List: Protocol for a Multicenter Prospective Study.

Canadian journal of kidney health and disease

Tennankore KK, Gunaratnam L, Suri RS, Yohanna S, Walsh M, Tangri N, Prasad B, Gogan N, Rockwood K, Doucette S, Sills L, Kiberd B, Keough-Ryan T, West K, Vinson A.
PMID: 32963793
Can J Kidney Health Dis. 2020 Sep 10;7:2054358120957430. doi: 10.1177/2054358120957430. eCollection 2020.

BACKGROUND: Understanding how frailty affects patients listed for transplantation has been identified as a priority research need. Frailty may be associated with a high risk of death or wait-list withdrawal, but this has not been evaluated in a large...

The band and slough technique is effective for management of diminutive type 1 gastric and duodenal neuroendocrine tumors.

Endoscopy international open

Hawa F, Sako Z, Nguyen T, Catanzaro AT, Zolotarevsky E, Bartley AN, Gunaratnam NT.
PMID: 32490154
Endosc Int Open. 2020 Jun;8(6):E717-E721. doi: 10.1055/a-1119-6698. Epub 2020 May 25.

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