Alveolar echinococcosis: clinical case presentation

Gabija Bagužytė1, Paulina Tekoriutė1, Diana Barkauskienė2 1Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Academy of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania 2Department of Pulmonology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania Keywords: echinococcus multilocularis, Alveolar echinococcosis, Malignant parasite, Mimicking cancer.

Angioplasty of v. mesenterica sup. Occlusion: clinical case report

Domas Bajerūnas1, Kotryna Mockaitytė1, Andrius Pranculis2 1 Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Academy of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kaunas,Lithuania 2 Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno Klinikos, Department of Interventional Radiology, Kaunas, Lithuania ABSTRACT Cases of symptomatic v. mesenterica sup. (VMS) occlusion is rare. Patients usually complain of abdominal pain and present gastrointestinal …

The role of imaging modalities in diagnostics of posterior paravertebral mediastinal pathologic changes

ABSTRACT Background: Different paravertebral pathologies in posterior mediastinum may cause diagnostic difficulties. Usually, the symptoms are not specific, and the changes are found during routine investigations. In roentgenograms, they do not have specific features so more accurate imaging modality must be chosen to define whether it is benign or malignant. This can be made by …

Pathological changes in non-contrast CT scans, safety, and outcome differences in patients with elevated INR compared to patients with normal INR after acute ischemic stroke treatment with mechanical thrombectomy

Domas Bajerūnas1, Kotryna Mockaitytė1, Andrius Pranculis2, Algidas Basevičius3 1 Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, faculty of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania 2 Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, department of Interventional Radiology, Kaunas, Lithuania 3 Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, department of Radiology, Kaunas, Lithuania ABSTRACT Background and aim: Stroke is the second main …

Non-Surgical Pneumoperitoneum: Causes and Imaging Findings

Gerta Repečkaitė1, Tomas Jurevičius1, Jurgita Zaveckienė1 1Department of Radiology of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kaunas, Lithuania. ABSTRACT Background: Typically, the presence of air or fluid in the thoracic and abdominal cavities is considered to be of separate origin. However, it is essential to take into consideration that a non-surgical pneumoperitoneum (NSP) may develop without …

Aortoenteric fistula: clinical case presentation

Viktorija VITKUTĖ 1, Eglė BAKUČIONYTĖ 2, Paulina TEKORIUTĖ 1 1 Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Academy of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania 2Republic Hospital of Klaipeda, Klaipeda, Lithuania ABSTRACT Aortoenteric fistula (AEF) is a rare but life-threatening condition characterized by abnormal communication between the aorta and any part of the intestinal tract. It has …

Diagnostics and treatment of ruptured cerebral aneurysms at the hluhs kauno klinikos in 2015 – 2018 year  

  Arnolda Marija Baškytė1, Agnė Kavaliauskaitė1, Saulius Lukoševičius2 1 Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas Lithuania 2 Department of Radiology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas Lithuania   ABSTRACT The aim: To analyze diagnostic and treatment data of ruptured cerebral aneurysms to evaluate the advantages, disadvantages, and effects of the treatment methods on the patient’s …

Comparison of Echocardiography, Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT), Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT) and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) diagnostic value while choosing treatment strategies after acute myocardial infarction (AMI)

Povilas Žudys, Eglė Kazakauskaitė, prof. habil. dr. Renaldas Jurkevičius Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Department of Cardiology Abstract Aim. Evaluate myocardial viability, volumes of heart chambers and systolic function with different modalities: echocardiography, SPECT, PET/CT, and MRI. Objectives. 1) Assess and compare myocardium movement, perfusion, and viability with echocardiography, SPECT, PET/CT, and MRI. 2) Compare …

Intracranial osteochondroma: A case report with review of literature

Milda Sarkinaite1, Denas Andrijauskis1, Egidijus Marcinkevicius2, Rymante Gleizniene3 1 Lithuanian University of Health Sciences 2 Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Department of Neurosurgery 3 Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Department of Radiology ABSTRACT Osteochondromas account for approximately 15% of all bone neoplasms and up to 30-50% of benign bone tumors. Intracranial osteochondromas are very uncommon …

Neuroimaging of headaches attributed to cranial and/or cervical vascular disorders

  Gerta Repeckaite1, Agne Smigelskyte1, Rymante Gleizniene2 1Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Academy of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania 2Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Academy of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Clinic of Radiology, Kaunas, Lithuania Abstract Secondary headaches comprise approximately 10% of all headache cases. They often have a serious underlying condition that needs …