Publications and other work by dr siva

Dr Siva mentors his registrar's research projects during their training at the Ipswich Hospital. 

Dr Siva also proud to be associated with www.obsgynae.com.au (a medical student focused education and podcast initiative by Dr  Issac Hanley). 


In addition, Dr Siva has joined the Heart of Australia team to delivery Gynaecology services in the rural Australia. 


Dr Siva also regularly do Gynaecology surgery in the town of Monaragala, East of Sri Lanka. 

Some of the publications by Dr Siva 

1. Bakri Balloon - a cautionary tale. S Kapoor, K Sivanesan et al. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Reproductive Biology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejogrb.2017.12.045

2. Sacrospinous Hysteropexy: a review and meta-analysis of outcomes. International Urogynaecology Journal. Kapoor S, Sivanesan K et al. 2017 March doi:10.1007/s00192-017-3291-x

3. The art of performing forceps delivery – a skill to revitalize. H Rather, J Muglu, L Velauthar, K Sivanesan. European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Reproductive Biology. 2016 Apr;199:49-54 doi:10.1016/j.ejogrb.2016.01.045

4. An unusual case of vaginal tape exposure following tension free vaginal tape. K Sivanesan et al. International Journal of Urogynaecology 2012 Aug ;(23)8:1133-5. doi:10.1007/s00192-011-1644-4

5.    Duration of transurethral indwelling catheter (TIC) following vaginal prolapse surgery.
K Sivanesan. Sri Lanka Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2012; 34:25-26

6. Urodynamics prior to surgery for urinary stress incontinence. K Sivanesan. Sri Lanka Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2012; 34: 120-122

7.    A case of ruptured uterus at 27 weeks of gestation complicated by placenta accreta. K Sivanesan et al. Archives of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2010;(282)1:107-109

8.    Postpartum Group A Streptococci infection. K Sivanesan et al. Archives of Obstetrics &
Gynaecology 2010;(281)1:135-136. doi:10.1007/s00404-009-1078-0

9.    Transobturator tension free vaginal tapes and bladder injury. K Sivanesan et al. Archives of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2009;(279)1:5-7. doi:10.1007/s00404-008-0653-0

10. Caesarean scar endometriosis. K Sivanesan et al. Archives of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2009;(279)2:217-219. doi: 10.1007/s00404-008-0672-x

11. External iliac artery injury insertion of tension free vaginal tape: a case report & literature review. K Sivanesan et al. International Urogynaecology Journal 2007;(18)9:1105-1108. doi:10.1007/s00192-006-0283-7

12. Transobturator tape as a day surgery procedure. K Sivanesan et al International Journal of Surgery 2007;(5)3:152-154. doi:10.1016/j.ijsu.2006.06.022

13.    How common are mesh erosions? Comparison of two different suburethral tapes.
M Abdel-Fattah, K Sivanesan et al. British Journal of Urology International 2006;(98)3:594-598. doi:10.1111/j.1464-410X.2006.06348.x

14.    Perineal cellulitis and persistent vaginal erosion following Transobturator tape: a case report & literature review. K Sivanesan et al. International Urogynaecology Journal 2007;(18)2:219-221. doi:10.1007/s00192-006-0118-6

15. Pneumomediastinum associated with hyperemesis gravidarum. K Sivanesan, J Tierney. Scottish Medical Journal  

16. Working with midwives, a doctor’s view. K Sivanesan. BMJ Career focus 29th OCT 2005

Letters to Editor

1. Comment on "Hysteropreservation versus hysterectomy in the surgical treatment of uterine prolapse: systematic review and meta-analysis. Kapoor S, Sivanesan K, Kapoor V, Veerasingham M. Int Urogynecol J 2017 Sep 18. doi: 10.1007/s00192-017-3484-3

2. Management of vault prolapse. P Mazidi, K Sivanesan Jan 2014. doi: 10.1111/tog.12069_17. The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

3. The quality of life measurement and electronic assessment in Urogynaecology. Sivanesan K, Majumdar A. The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist 2012; 14:E1-E4

4. Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome. K Sivanesan, L Sabatini, T Al-shawaf. The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist. July 2014. doi: 10.1111/tog.12037_10

5. Management of endometrial polyps in 21st centuary. K Sivanesan, T Al-Shawaf. The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist doi: 10.1111/j.1744-4667.2012.00118.x

6. Comparing clean intermittent catheterisation and transurethral indwelling catheterisation for incomplete voiding after vaginal prolapse surgery: a multicentre randomised trial’. Sivanesan K, Majumdar A. BJOG. 2012 Jan; 119(1):114-5. doi:10.1111/j.1471-0528.2011.03190.x

7. Transvaginal removal of ectopic pregnancy tissue and repair of uterine defect for caesarean Scar pregnancy. Sivanesan K. BJOG 2011 Aug 118(9):1136-9

8. Effects of Obesity on pelvic floor. Sivanesan K, Majumdar A. Letter to editor, The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. 2011; 13:274-275

9. Setting up a perineal clinic. Sivanesan K. The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist 2009 11: 221-222

10. TVT and TVT Obturator: Comparison of two operative procedures. Sivanesan K . Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol; 136(2): 261-2, Feb 2008

Abstract publications

1. Feasibility of Transobturator tape as a Day Surgery Procedure. Sivanesan K, Abdel Fattah M, Ramsay I: Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct; 7:306-310 – 2006

2. Transobturator tape erosion – comparison of two different meshes. Abdel Fattah M, Sivanesan K, Ramsay I, Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct; 17:306-310 – 2006

3. Voiding Dysfunction following Transobturator tape procedure. Sivanesan K, Abdel Fattah M, Ramsay I. European Urology Supplements, Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2006, Page 306   

4. Outcome of antenatally diagnosed lung lesions. Sivanesan K, Ledingham MA, Macara L, Brennand J, Cameron A. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol; 28(4): 426 – 31st Aug 2006. DOI: 10.1002/uog.3086

5. Bladder cancer in patients referred with postmenopausal bleeding. An additional benefits of TV US Scan. Sivanesan K, Ali H, McMillan L, S Sathiyathasan, K Spowart. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol; 28(4): 500-501, 31st Aug 2006. DOI: 10.1002/uog.3349