Volume 34, No 1 (2012)
 Editorís message 
Dear Colleagues,
Sri Lanka Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is the official publication of Sri Lanka College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Journal is published quarterly and is available on-line. All members are well come to submit material for publication in the form of research papers, case reports, reviews, brief communications or letters.  In addition SLCOG news letter is published every two months. All members are wellcome to express their views and ideas in the news letter. I am looking forward to academic support from all the members to uplift the standard of these publications in this year. Please email all your articles to

Dr. Sanath Lanerolle  

Journal is published quarterly and is available on-line and is open access.
Editorial Board    

Table of Contents

Presidential address – 2012    
Hemantha Perera

Appendicitis in pregnancy: a novel approach for diagnostic dilemma    
Atul K Sharma, Rakesh K Sharma, Santosh K Sharma
The rising trend in caesarean section rates: should we and can we reduce it?    
Malik Goonewardene, D M A Kumara, D R Jathun Arachchi,
R Vithanage, R Wijeweera

Case Reports      
A rare case of verrucous carcinoma of the cervix in a patient
with uterine prolapse
M R M Rishard, A K P Ranaweera, H R Seneviratne,
A Kaluarachchi, D Abeygunawardane
Successful management of pregnancy and delivery of a patient with
chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) without active intervention
R K L S Rajapaksha, W M Y S Bandara, E A J Manori
Addison's disease masquerading hyperemisis gravidarum    
C M Pannila, P A D L Ransiri, W A M J P Wijepala, R M C J Ratnayake

Duration of transurethral indwelling catheter (TIC) following
vaginal prolapse surgery
K Sivanesan

Continuous Professional Development      
Quality in healthcare – how did it all start?    
Asoka Weerakkody
Fetal growth restriction    
Tiran Dias

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