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The following is a list of publications and books that describe the findings and new procedures that Dr.Nadesh has either spearheaded or developed as part of a core team.

Bleeding Meckels Diverticulum in a premature infant.

Jaffar R, Kamal N, Sithasanan N, Meng Boey CC, Ishak S, Boo NY, Thambidorai CR.

Journal of Neonatal- perinatal medicine Vol 1, number 2/ 119-121

Our experience with parasitic ( asymmetrical conjoined ) twins

Ramanujam TM, Srihari S Singaravel, Sithasanan N 2008. . Journal of the Japanese Society of Paediatric Surgeons Vol 44 May (3) 366, IS006 (Science links Japan)

Retroperitoneal Malignant peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor associated with vertebral involvement and Spinal Cord Compression.

Yeap E, Singh D,Hussain A,Ramanujam T & Sithasanan N. 2010.

The International Journal of Orthopaediatic Surgery.Vol16 No.1 (Online publication) (Scopus)

VATS – Primary Modality of Treatment in Late-purulent Empyema Thoracis

Sithasanan N, Srihari S, Ramanujam TM. 2010. . Free paper. 22nd Congress of the Asian association of Paediatric Surgeons, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Asian J of Surgery, Dec. 2011, in press (ISI & Scopus)

Hyperplastic Gastric Polyps in an Infant mimicking Infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis

Sithasanan N, Srihari S, Ramanujam TM. 2010. .22nd Congress of the Asian Association of Paediatric surgeons, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Asian J of surgery, Dec 2011 in press (ISI & Scopus)

Bilateral single Ectopic ureters in Children

Ramanujam TM, Srihari Singaravel, Yik YI, Sithasanan N, Hayavadana Rao PV. 2011. . Proceedings of the Ist Annual Congress of the Paediatric Urology Chapter, of Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, February 2011, Jabalpur, India, page 49.(Best Poster Award – Certificate & Gold Medal)

Spontaneous splenic rupture secondary to phaeyohyphomycosis and splenic abscesses

  • Sithasanan N, Chong LA, Ariffin H.
  • Med J Malaysia. 2007 Aug;62(3):247-8.
  • PMID: 18246918 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Click to view abstract

Twisted fate of bladder catheters

  • Sithasanan N, Kihne M, Naidu RR, Ramanujam TM.
  • Med J Malaysia. 2006 Aug;61(3):369-70.
  • PMID: 17240594 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Click to view abstract

Mesocolic hernia: a rare cause of intestinal obstruction in childhood

  • Kihne M, Ramanujam TM, Sithasanan N.
  • Med J Malaysia. 2006 Jun;61(2):251-3.
  • PMID: 16898325 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Click to view abstract

Enteric duplications presenting as antenatally detected abdominal cysts: is delayed resection appropriate?

  • Foley PT, Sithasanan N, McEwing R, Lipsett J, Ford WD, Furness M.
  • J Pediatr Surg. 2003 Dec;38(12):1810-3.
  • PMID: 14666474 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Click to view abstract

The successful medical management of severe duodenal strictures secondary to eosinophilic gastroenteritis in an infant

  • Tan HL, Sithasanan N, Foley P, Davidson GP.
  • Pediatr Surg Int. 2003 Sep;19(7):562-3. Epub 2003 Aug 2.
  • PMID: 12905002 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
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Jejunal perforation complicating PEG insertion in a child

  • Meng Boey CC, Goh KL, Sithasanan N, Goh DW.
  • Gastrointest Endosc. 2002 Apr;55(4):607-8. No abstract available.
  • PMID: 11923788 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
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Bleeding Meckel’s Diverticulum in a premature infant

  • Rohana Jaafar1, Norazlin Kamal Nor1, Nadesh Sithasanan2, Christopher Chiong-Meng Boey2, Shareena Ishak1, Nem Yun Boo3, C.R. Thambidorai1
  • 1Departments of Paediatrics and Surgery, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 2Departments of Paediatrics and Surgery, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 3Department of Paediatrics, International Medical University, Seremban, Malaysia
  • Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Volume 1, Number 2/2008, Page 119-121

The Technical Aspects of laparoscopic Repair of Diaphragmatic Defects in Neonates and Infants

  • Andrew W.D. Ford, Pedro- Jose Lopez, Nadesh Sithasanan, Hock L. Tan
  • Paediatric Endosurgery & Innovative Techniques. June 2004, 8(2): 123-129

Management Aspects Of Acute Care

  • Editors – Chan Yoo Kuen, Ng Kwee Peng
  • Chapter 37 – Acute Paediatric Surgical emergencies
  • Nadesh Sithasanan & Lucy Chan

Handbook Of Hospital Paediatrics 2nd Edition

  • Editors – Thong Meow Keong, Wong Chee Piau, Lee Way Seah
  • Section on Paediatric Surgery – Nadesh Sithasanan