Brain tumor in pregnancy: case report and literature overview.

ABSTRACT Introduction: The incidence of brain tumor in pregnant women is estimated to be 1 in 1000–2000 pregnancies and it is similar for pregnant and not pregnant women. Incidence of malignant brain tumors is 3.6 per 1 million live births. Treatment and diagnostic of malignant brain tumor during pregnancy has a lot of specificity and …

TREATMENT OF UTERINE FIBROIDS WITH A. UTERINA EMBOLISATION IN LATVIA AND LITHUANIA

  ABSTRACT Aim: to evaluate the frequency and results of applying uterine artery embolization for uterine fibroids treating. Research material and methods: The research retrospectively analyses the medical history of women (n=180), who were treated in 7 hospitals of Latvia and Lithuania. Uterine artery embolization (UAE) was applied for these women to treat symptomatic uterine …

The diagnostic value of free intraperitoneal air amount while diagnosing gastrointestinal tract complications after intra-abdominal operations

Abstract  Background and aim. Pneumoperitoneum following a recent abdominal surgery is a diagnostic dilemma. The aim of the study was to determine the diagnostically significant amount of free air in the peritoneal cavity, evaluating probable complications that are associated with a break of gastrointestinal (GI) integrity and to identify clinical, laboratory and demographic impact on …

Cephalometric comparison of sagittal lip position between patients with skeletal Class II divisions 1 and 2 using different reference lines

ABSTRACT Objective: The objectives of this study were (1) to evaluate and compare sagittal lip position between skeletal Class II division 1 and 2 patients according to different cephalometric reference lines and (2) to evaluate the interrelation of the sagittal lip position and the inclination of the incisors. Materials and Methods: A total of 100 …

Intestinal pseudo-obstruction: adult Hirschsprung’s disease and Ogilvie’s syndrome. Clinical case report

Abstract Colonic pseudo-obstruction is a clinical and radiological syndrome of the large bowel dilatation without mechanical obstruction. We report two similar clinical cases of this syndrome with different origins – adult Hirschsprung’s disease and Ogilvie’s syndrome. Both conditions are rare and actual prevalence is unknown. Early recognition and management are extremely important because it can …

MEDICAL STAFF AND COMMUNITY KNOWLEDGE ABOUT IONIZING RADIATION

Greta Grauzinyte¹, Vaiva Jievaltaite¹, Domas Golubickas² ¹ Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Medical Academy, Faculty of Medicine ² Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Medical Academy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology ABSTRACT Background and aim. Imaging tests become one of the main human-made ionizing radiation sources in these days. Computed tomography (CT) performed within one …

RADIOGRAPHERS’ JOB SATISFACTION: CROSS-SECTIONAL SURVEY IN LITHUANIA

Aurika Vanckavičienė, Reda Navickienė, Ingrida Viliušienė, Zita Sakalauskienė ABSTRACT Background: Job satisfaction has become an important issue for healthcare organizations in recent years, because of potential labor shortages, their effect on patient care. Job satisfaction has a great influence in healthcare specialist retention and the delivery of high quality care. Rapid changes in of radiology …

THE SUPERIOR MESENTERIC ARTERY ANATOMICAL FEATURES THAT CAUSE VASCULAR COMPRESSION SYNDROMES

Tomas Jurevičius, Deividas Mikalauskas, Algidas Basevičius, Vaida Atstupėnaitė Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Department of Radiology ABSTRACT Objective. To evaluate prevalence rate of superior mesenteric artery (SMA) syndrome in CT imaging research carried out in e Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno klinikos Department of Radiology. Materials and methods. Evaluation of …