Maduka Jayasinghe

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An analysis of 555 consecutive cases of congenital heart disease in Ceylon has shown that for the whole series interatrial septal defect is the commonest cardiac lesion; next is interventricular septal defect, followed by persistent ductus arteriosus. Interventricular and interatrial septal defects are equally common among all the patients below 16 years of(More)
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive fatal neurodegenerative disease characterised by loss of motor neurons that currently has no cure. Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), have many health benefits including neuroprotective and myoprotective potential. We tested the hypothesis that a high level of(More)
The inability to differentiate accurately between patent ductus arteriosus and aortopulmonary window may occasionally result in finding an aortopulmonary window while prepared to close a patent ductus arteriosus at left thoracotomy. Anatomic and technical factors now allow aortopulmonary window closure from the left chest using surgical clips in certain(More)
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