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 …

ULTRASOUND IMAGING OF VASCULAR COMPLICATIONS AFTER ADULT ORTHOTOPIC LIVER TRANSPLANTATION

Authors: R. Lukšaitė1 , A.Samuilis1 , V. Sokolovas2 , A.E Tamošiūnas1 , K.Strupas2 . 1 Department of Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Medical Physics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University. 2 Clinic of gastroenterology, nephro-urology and surgery, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University. ABSTRACT Liver transplantation is important treatment option …