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The first genetically authenticated case of Leber hereditary optic neuropathy in Sri Lanka: a case report and review of the literature.

Research Publications
Gunawardena K, Dissanayake VHW, Chang T.
J Med Case Rep. 2023 Feb 4;17(1):34. doi: 10.1186/s13256-023-03763-x. PMID: 36737829; PMCID: PMC9898959.
Publication year: 2023

Post-COVID-19 opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome.

Research Publications
Sivagnanam B, Chang T.
Sri Lanka Journal of Neurology. 2023;10(1). DOI: 10.4038/sljon.v10i1.146.
Publication year: 2023

Neurological disorders associated with COVID-19 in Sri Lanka.

Research Publications
Chang T, Wijeyekoon R, Keshavaraj A, Ranawaka U, Senanayake S, Ratnayake P, Senanayake B, Caldera MC, Pathirana G, Sirisena D, Wanigasinghe J, Gunatilake S; ASN COVID-19 Study Group.
BMC Neurol. 2023 Oct 4;23(1):351. doi: 10.1186/s12883-023-03399-w.
Publication year: 2023

National Guidelines for Management of Stroke in Sri Lanka

Books & Chapters
Editors: P Gunaratne, T Chang, S Mohideen, J Wanigasinghe, SG de Silva.
Department of Health Services, Ministry of Health, ISBN NO – 978-624-6511-02-9.
Publication year: 2023

Musculoskeletal diseases

Books & Chapters
Inoshi Atukorala and Thashi Chang.
Farrar J, Hotez PJ, Junghanss T, Lalloo DG, White NJ, eds. Manson’s tropical diseases. 24th edition. Elsevier, 2023.
Publication year: 2023

Characteristics, management and outcome of stroke: Observations from the Sri Lanka Stroke Clinical Registry.

Research Publications
Gunaratne PS, Jeevagan V, Bandusena S, Ziyad AIA, Wickramasinghe C, Arambepola C, Chang T.
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2023 Aug 12;32(10):107269. doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2023.107269.
Publication year: 2023

Bath-related headache: a case report.

Research Publications
Chang T
J Med Case Rep. 2023 Jun 4;17(1):230. doi: 10.1186/s13256-023-03960-8. PMID: 37270506; PMCID: PMC10239573.
Publication year: 2023

Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) encephalitis following herpes simplex virus encephalitis.

Research Publications
Wanigasinghe J, Hassan S, Chang T
Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 2023; 52(1): 97-100 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/sljch.v52i1.10482
Publication year: 2023

Adaptation and validation of the Longer-term Unmet Needs after Stroke (LUNS) monitoring tool in Sri Lanka.

Research Publications
Wellappuli NT, Perera HSR, Kasthuriratne G, Chang T, Gunawardena NS.
BMC Public Health. 2023 Sep 4;23(1):1718. doi: 10.1186/s12889-023-16636-1. PMID: 37667260.
Publication year: 2023

The Buddha did not have epilepsy.

Research Publications
Wanigasinghe J, Chang T.
Sri Lanka Journal of Neurology. 2022;9(1):37–8. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljon.v9i1.36
Publication year: 2022

Significance of neuronal autoantibodies in comparison to infectious etiologies among patients presenting with encephalitis in a region with a high prevalence of infections

Research Publications
Chang T, Moloney T, Jacobson L, Malavige N, Lohitharajah J, Wanigasinghe J, Peach S, Woodhall M, Berretta A, Waters P, Vincent A.
Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology 2022; DOI: 10.4103/aian.aian_280_21.
Publication year: 2022

Short-term pain trajectories in patients with knee osteoarthritis.

Research Publications
Atukorala I, Downie A, Pathmeswaran A, Deveza LMA, Chang T, Zhang Y, Hunter DJ.
Int J Rheum Dis. 2022 Mar;25(3):281-294. doi: 10.1111/1756-185X.14267. Epub 2022 Jan 25. PMID: 35080125.
Publication year: 2022

Paradoxical reaction in the treatment of tuberculous meningitis – pitfalls and challenges.

Research Publications
Rameshkumar T, Chang T.
Sri Lanka Journal of Neurology. 2022;9(1):30–3. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljon.v9i1.127
Publication year: 2022

Coverage and equity of essential care services among stroke survivors in the Western Province of Sri Lanka: a community-based cross-sectional study.

Research Publications
Wellappuli NT, Perera HSR, Chang T, Kasthuriratne G, Gunawardena NS.
BMC Health Serv Res. 2022 Aug 10;22(1):1017. doi: 10.1186/s12913-022-08404-5. PMID: 35948922; PMCID: PMC9364493.
Publication year: 2022

Effective treatment of osmotic demyelination syndrome with plasmapheresis: a case report and review of the literature.

Research Publications
Wijayabandara M, Appuhamy S, Weerathunga P, Chang T.
J Med Case Rep. 2021 Jan 11;15(1):6. doi: 10.1186/s13256-020-02573-9. PMID: 33430956; PMCID: PMC7798224.
Publication year: 2021

Slow-Channel Congenital Myasthenic Syndrome due to a Novel Mutation in the Acetylcholine Receptor Alpha Subunit in a South Asian: A Case Report.

Research Publications
Gooneratne IK, Nandasiri S, Maxwell S, Webster R, Cossins J, Beeson D, Gunaratne K, Herath L, Senanayake S, Chang T.
J Neuromuscul Dis. 2021;8(1):163-167. doi: 10.3233/JND-200566. PMID: 33216040.
Publication year: 2021

Practice Guidelines in the end-of-life care.

Books & Chapters
Thashi Chang, Chair, Guideline Development Committee.
Palliative and End-of-life Care Task Force; Sri Lanka Medical Association 2021. ISBN NO - 978-624-5972-04-3.
Publication year: 2021

Pediatric Autoimmune Encephalitis in Sri Lanka: A Single-Center Experience over 7 Years.

Research Publications
Wanigasinghe J, Anuradha KWDA, Chang T.
Journal of Pediatric Neurology 2021; DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1739260.
Publication year: 2021

Knowledge on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of snakebite envenoming among doctors in snakebite-dense regions in Sri Lanka

Research Publications
Darshani S, Gnanathasan A, Arambepola C, Chang T.
Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, trab112, https://doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trab112
Publication year: 2021

Knowledge and attitudes about end-of-life decisions, good death and principles of medical ethics among doctors in tertiary care hospitals in Sri Lanka: a cross-sectional study

Research Publications
Chang T, Darshani S, Manikavasagam P, Arambepola C.
BMC Med Ethics. 2021 May 26;22(1):66. doi: 10.1186/s12910-021-00631-5.
Publication year: 2021

Is being barefoot, wearing shoes and physical activity associated with knee osteoarthritis pain flares? Data from a usually barefoot Sri Lankan cohort.

Research Publications
Atukorala I, Pathmeswaran A, Batuwita N, Rajapaksha N, Ratnasiri V, Wijayaratne L, De Silva M, Chang T, Zhang Y, Hunter DJ.
Int J Rheum Dis. 2021 Jan;24(1):96-105. doi: 10.1111/1756-185X.14024. Epub 2020 Nov 16. PMID: 33200581.
Publication year: 2021

Estimation of the Carbon Footprint, Its Contributory Factors, and Knowledge and Attitudes about Climate Change among Medical Students in Sri Lanka

Research Publications
PCI Wijesinghe, S Mathurahan, DS Wijesundere, S Ranawaka, C Arambepola, T Chang.
Journal of Environment Pollution and Human Health. 2021; 9(1):1-5. doi: 10.12691/jephh-9-1-1
Publication year: 2021

Delayed presentation of postinfectious encephalitis associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection: a case report

Research Publications
Gunawardhana C, Nanayakkara G, Gamage D, Withanage I, Bandara M, Siriwimala C, Senaratne N, Chang T.
Neurol Sci. 2021 Jun 17. doi: 10.1007/s10072-021-05395-9. PMID: 34138387
Publication year: 2021

COVID-19 vaccines and the risk of Bell’s palsy.

Research Publications
Dalpatadu KPC, Chang T.
Sri Lanka Journal of Neurology 2021; 8(1): 31 - 33. ISSN 2279-2295.
Publication year: 2021

Can pain flares in knee osteoarthritis be predicted?

Research Publications
Atukorala I, Pathmeswaran A, Makovey J, Metcalf B, Bennell KL, March L, Chang T, Zhang Y, Hunter DJ.
Scand J Rheumatol. 2021 Jan 20:1-8. doi: 10.1080/03009742.2020.1829035.
Publication year: 2021

Autoimmune epilepsy due to N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antibodies in a child: a case report

Research Publications
Wanigasinghe J and Chang T.
J Med Case Rep. 2021 Oct 20;15(1):516. doi: 10.1186/s13256-021-03117-5. PMID: 34666812; PMCID: PMC8527639.
Publication year: 2021

Autoimmune encephalitis in a South Asian population

Research Publications
Wickramasinghe N, Dasanayake D, Malavige N, de Silva R, Chang T.
BMC Neurol. 2021 May 19;21(1):203. doi: 10.1186/s12883-021-02232-6.
Publication year: 2021

A rare mutation in the COLQ gene causing congenital myasthenic syndrome with remarkable improvement to fluoxetine: A case report.

Research Publications
Vidanagamage A, Gooneratne IK, Nandasiri S, Gunaratne K, Fernando A, Maxwell S, Cossins J, Beeson D, Chang T.
Neuromuscul Disord. 2020 Dec 11:S0960-8966(20)30696-9.
Publication year: 2021

Quality of life among patients with epilepsy attending the epilepsy clinic at the National Hospital of Sri Lanka.

Research Publications
Wijayalathge, H., Hemachandra, K., Hemini, A. and Chang, T.
Ceylon Journal of Medical Science 2020;57(1), pp.28–35. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/cjms.v57i1.4964.
Publication year: 2020