Volume 34, No 2 (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

Hysterectomy – need of a paradigm shift    
Sunil Fernando

Serum magnesium levels in preterm labour    
Shakura Bhat, Arfat Waheed
Singleton term breech presentation: planned vaginal delivery vs elective caesarean section at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital    
Omole-Ohonsi Abiodun, Umoru Joseph, Aiyedun Tajudeen

Case Reports      
Prurigogestationis leading to prurigonodularis resulting in
permanent disfiguration of the skin
N Senewiratne, N Karunarathne, S Nanayakkara, G R C Silva, Achala W Abeywardena, Prabath K Abeysundara
Spontaneous rupture of an unscarred non-labouring gravid uterus at 32 weeks gestation    
G R C Silva, P Gange, N Karunarathne, N Senevirathne
A fatal case of dissecting aortic root aneurysm due to undiagnosed Marfan syndrome in the puerperium    
A A N Nishad, R Herath, G R C Silva, R Mohommad, P Wijesinghe, S Padumadasa,
A Premawardhena, R Premarathne

Management of trauma and injuries during pregnancy: challenges for an obstetrician and the intensivist    
Sukhwinder Kaur Bajwa, Ravi Jindal, Sukhminder Jit Singh Bajwa, Ratika Jindal

Continuous Professional Development      
Quality in healthcare – Audit    
Asoka Weerakkody
Communication skills and counselling    
Sunera M Fernando

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