Jayantha Weerasinghe

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A low preoperative hemoglobin (Hb) concentration creates a dilemma for the anesthetist to proceed or not. The authors prospectively studied the perioperative morbidity of 200 healthy infants and children (age range 3 mon-5 years) with preoperative Hb values > or = 7 g/dl, undergoing cleft lip and palate surgery under general anesthesia. The patients were(More)
Strategic deployment of information communiction technology in health systems is promising to ensure reducing medical cost, enhanced medical treatment-quality and to serve the underserved population. International medical cooperation has served both developed and developing nations to overcome technological and social barriers in e-health deployment in many(More)
The clinical outcome of patients with OSCC is assessed based on TNM system and currently it is the most reliable indicator on which therapeutic decisions are made. The patients with advanced disease are managed with combined treatment modalities. The aim of this retrospective study was to identify the factors which influence survival of patients with OSCC(More)
Internet-based collaboration opens a vast stream of opportunities for developing countries in acquiring international assistance. In this paper, we identify technology transferring from developed countries to developing countries as a potential form of international assistance that can be immensely benefited through collaboration over the Internet. We(More)
Despite the Internet infrastructural limitations, telemedicine between Sri Lanka and Japan has been initiated using a dedicated Internet collaboration groupware developed by Saga University, Japan. The success of this work has inspired an evolutionary change in telemedicine in Sri Lanka–University of Peradeniya as a medical training center for Asian(More)
A groupware that integrates synchronous and asynchronous collaboration paradigms is developed to support international medical collaboration activities carried out among Japan, Sri Lanka and other countries in Asia. Synchronous medical collaboration activities are facilitated through highquality image transmission and through an interactive(More)
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