Vol 59, No 4 (2014)

Table of Contents

Leading Article

Diagnosing and predicting outcome in leptospirosis: the need for clinically relevant basic sciences research PDF
S Rajapakse 115-117


Outcome of patients with ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) following percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty: a retrospective study PDF
V Abeysuriya, LG Chandrasena, A Kasturiratne, VS Hettiarachchi, AR Wickremasinghe 118-123
Outcome of retrograde ureteric stenting as a urinary drainage procedure in ureteric obstruction related to malignant lesions PDF
S Wijayarathna, S Suvendran, M Ishak, A Weligamage, A Epa, S Munasinghe, AM Abeyguneskera 124-127
An observational study of alopecia areata in Sri Lankan adult patients PDF
RR Ranawaka 128-131
Pattern of clinically recognisable congenital malformations in babies born in a tertiary referral centre in Sri Lanka PDF
S Fernando, T Bandara, R Sathanantharajah, K Withanaarachchi 132-135
Head circumference during infancy in a birth cohort of Sri Lankan children: are we using the correct chart? PDF
PJ Perera, MP Fernando, R Samaranayake 136-138

Brief Reports

Pringle manoeuvre versus selective hepatic vascular exclusion: outcome of a case series in a tertiary referral centre PDF
CN Wijesurendere, FHDS Silva, AA Pathirana, T Wijeratne 139-140
Malnutrition and anaemia among hospitalised children in Vavuniya PDF
J Keerthiwansa, S Gajealan, S Sivaraja, KY Subashini 141-143

Case Reports

An unusual presentation of Behçet’s disease PDF
WKMG Amarawardena, A Wijesundere, WMT Muhandiram, HSD Appuhamy 144-145
Transplacental transfer of dengue PDF
CD Ekanayake, S Padumadasa, R Premaratna, S Rajendrajith, WWSRMH Samaranayake 145-146

Picture Stories

Perineal groove leading to a suspicion of child sexual abuse PDF
SMHMK Senanayake, UAK Tennakoon 147-148
Superficial cerebral hemosiderosis in a patient treated with warfarin PDF
BMTP Nawasiwatte, AT Sarathchandra, T Rajapakse, PS Gunaratne 148-149
Progressive blindness in a child with neurofibromatosis type 1 PDF
VP Sinhabahu, DS Wijesekara 150