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Survey on knowledge of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) among doctors in Sri Lanka: a multicenter study

ObjectivesThere has been a global increase in the incidence and prevalence of NAFLD. We assessed the knowledge and awareness of NAFLD among gastroenterology doctors in three state sector hospitals.Results80 medical officers and 58 post-graduate trainee doctors/consultants responded. 110 (79.7%) considered NAFLD a major health problem whilst 97 (70.3%) thought the prevalence of...

Acute on chronic bilateral subdural hematoma presenting with acute complete flaccid paraplegia and urinary retention mimicking an acute spinal cord injury: a case report

H. M. M. T. B. Herath 0 Anne Thushara Matthias 0 Aruna Kulatunga 0 0 National Hospital , Colombo , Sri Lanka Background: A subdural hematoma refers to a collection of blood between the dura and the

Gastric dilatation and intestinal obstruction mimicking acute coronary syndrome with dynamic electrocardiographic changes

Background ST elevation myocardial infarction is a medical emergency and the electrocardiogram is a part of the mainstay in the initial diagnosis. A variety of non-cardiac conditions have been known to mimic the electrocardiographic changes seen in acute coronary syndrome. We present a patient presenting with acute partial intestinal obstruction causing gastric distension and...

Electrocardiogram artifact caused by rigors mimicking narrow complex tachycardia: a case report

, Colombo South Teaching Hospital , Colombo , Sri Lanka 1 Department of Medicine, University of Sri Jayewardenepura , Nugegoda , Sri Lanka 2 Authors' information Anne Thushara Matthias (MBBS), Registrar in