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Medicine & Health Care

SESSION I: INTERNAL MEDICINE. Cardiology, Pulmonology

Oral presentationsPoster presentations
1.

Assessment of Pulmonary Embolism by Clinical Scoring Systems
Authors: Dana Kigitoviča, Eva Dručka, Alberts Belovs
Supervisor: Andris Skride

Effetcs of Chlorophyllin and Resveratrol on the Sodium Hypochlorite-Induced Endothelial Dysfunction
Authors: Gita Dambrova, Rūdolfs Mežapuķe, Olga Žarkova-Malkova, Dace Bandere, Maija Dambrova, Reinis Vilšķērsts
Supervisor: Reinis Vilšķērsts

2.

The Risks of Thrombotic and Bleeding Complications after Orthopaedic Surgery
Authors: Sandra Kudiņa, Linda Ivanova
Supervisor: Prof. Oskars Kalējs

Inflammatory Markers and Pneumonia Severity Index in Patients with Pneumonia
Authors: Renija Aleksejeva, Natālija Voskresenska
Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Jūlija Voicehovska

3.

Evaluation of Residual Pulmonary Hypertension after the Correction of Congenital Heart Defects
Authors: Dovilė Jančauskaitė, Gabrielius Jakutis
Supervisors: Virginija Rudienė, MD Lina Gumbienė

The Accuracy of Diagnosis and Stage of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Daily Practice
Authors: Agnė Dapšauskaitė, Monika Giedraitytė
Supervisors: Dr., Assoc. Prof. Vytautas Kasiulevičius, Dr., Prof. Edvardas Danila

SESSION II: INTERNAL MEDICINE. Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Nephrology, Haematology, Rheumatology

1.

HIV Positive Patients' Hematologic Masks
Author: Brigita Janicka
Supervisor: Prof. Sandra Lejniece

Evaluation of Residual Hemopoesis in Pediatric Acute Lymphoid Leukemia by Multicolour Flow Cytometry
Author: Linda Kundziņa
Supervisor: Dr. med. Sergejs Ņikuļšins

2.

Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY) Mutations among Patients and Their Relatives
Authors: Alise Čurkste, Ieva Balode, Ināra Kirillova, Una Lauga-Tuņina, Liene Ņikitina-Zaķe, Ineta Kalniņa
Supervisor: Dr. med. Iveta Dzīvīte-Krišāne

The Association between Histological Lesions, Proteinuria and Survival of Kidney Grafts
Authors: Inese Jurķāne, Evija Melberga, Renāta Klagiša, Jeļizaveta Tribe
Supervisor: MD, PhD Ieva Ziediņa

3.

Antibacterial Therapy Trends in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Rīga East Clinical University Hospital Review
Authors: Helēna Dauvarte, Vita Skuja, Aleksejs Derovs, Aivars Lejnieks
Supervisor: Dr. Vita Skuja

Fluid Intake Control in Peritoneal and Hemodyalisis Patients
Authors: Kristīne Palmere, MD Anna Silda
Supervisor: MD, PhD Aivars Pētersons

SESSION III: SURGERY, ONCOLOGY

1.

Prognostic Factors of Atrial Fibrillation Following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
Authors: Mantas Kievišas, Vytenis Keturakis
Supervisors: MD, PhD, Prof. Šarūnas Kinduris, MD, PhD Loreta Jankauskienė

Vascular Density in Colorectal Cancer
Authors: Jessica Khan, Alexander Rasch
Supervisor: Dr. Inese Driķe

2.

5-ALA Fluorescence Guided High Grade Glioma Surgery: Surgical Outcome and Overall Survival
Author: Jūlija Dolgopolova
Supervisor: MD Egils Valeinis

Cutaneous Melanoma: Difficulties in Diagnostics, Individualisation of Therapy
Author: Elīna Ozola
Supervisor: Dr. med. Simona Doniņa

3.

Assessment of Resectability in Palliatively-Managed Patients with Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma
Author: Antons Rudzāts
Supervisor: MD, PhD Haralds Plaudis

Influence of Vacuum-Assisted Therapy on Body Homeostasis
Author: Palany Parameshwaran
Supervisors: Dr. med. Jānis Fridrihsons, Assoc. Prof. Arnolds Jezupovs

SESSION IV: MORPHOLOGY, GENETICS

Oral presentationsPoster presentations
1.

Constitutional Copy Number Variations in the Genome of Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Cases
Author: Gunda Zvīgule-Neidere, Dagnija Kalniete
Supervisor: Dr. med. Zanda Daneberga

Morphology Study of Spinal Ganglia in Conditions of Micrmercurialism and Its Correction with Mildronat
Authors: Olexandr Gorodetskiy, A. Skibinskiy, Mariia Savchyna
Supervisor: Dr. med. L. M. Sokurenko

2.

Impact of PALB2 and RECQL Genetic Variants on Breast Cancer Susceptibility
Authors: Philip Hilz, Dr med. Dagnija Kalniete, Dace Bērziņa
Supervisor: Dr. med. Zanda Daneberga

The Anatomical Characteristics of N. Trigeminus Blockade Sites
Authors: Sandija Skribāne, Laura Bajāre
Supervisors: Dr. Oksana Koļesova

3.

The Morphofunctional Changes in the Subendothelial Layer of Varicose Veins
Author: Jeļena Birdina
Supervisors: Māra Pilmane, Artūrs Ligers

Evaluated Resection Lines and Molecular Parameters of Invasiveness in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma
Authors: Artūrs Šilovs, Reinis Riekstiņš
Supervisor: Dr. med., Asst. Prof. Zane Simtniece

SESSION V: INFECTIOUS DISEASES, DERMATOVENEROLOGY, MICROBIOLOGY, IMMUNOLOGY / ALLERGOLOGY

Oral presentationsPoster presentations
1.

The Variety of Oral Microbiome Species in Supragingival and Subgingival Biofilms in Smokeless Tobacco (SNUS) Users
Author: Sintija Miļuna
Supervisor: Juta Kroiča

Retrogade Investigation of Clinical Aspects of Prion Disease in Latvia
Authors: Deniss Anufrijevs, Oļegs Ribakovs
Supervisor: Prof. Guntis Karelis

2.

High Risk Human Papillomavirus Infection in Latvian Female Renal Transplant Recipients
Authors: Olga Jermakova, Maksims Čistjakovs, Alīna Sultanova, Svetlana Čapenko, Baiba Lesiņa-Korne, Rafails Rozentāls, Modra Murovska, Dace Rezeberga, Ieva Ziediņa
Supervisor: Maksims Čistjakovs

Assessment of Clindamycin and Amoxicillin Effect on Neutrophil Extracellular Traps (NETS) Release
Authors: Weronika Bystrzycka, A. Moskalik, S. Sieczkowska, A. Manda-Handzlik, Olga Ciepiela
Supervisor: PhD Olga Ciepiela

3.

Genetic Variants of TNF-α: Associations with Peculiarities of the Clinical Course of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Authors: Diyara Kadyrbekova, Alexandra Murtazaliyeva
Supervisor: А. Tarabayeva

Staphylococcus Aureus Carriage Differences, Carriage Risk Factors and Resistance to Antimicrobials among the 1st and 6th Year Medical Students in Vilnius University, Faculty of Medicine
Authors: Lukas Piliponis, Paulius Jacevičius, Gintarė Neverauskaitė
Supervisors: Dr. Lect. Agnė Kirkliauskienė, Asst. Vika Makarevič

SESSION VI: PSYCHIATRY, PSYCHOTHERAPY / PSYCHOSOMATICS, NEUROLOGY, REHABILITOLOGY

Oral presentationsPoster presentations
1.

Depression and Quality of Life in German Medical Students at Foreign Universities
Author: Kamiar-K. Rueckert
Supervisor: Vladimirs Voicehovskis

Postencephalitic Syndrome after Tick-Borne Encephalitis
Authors: Anna Neskoromnaja, Elīna Romanovska, Madara Lazdāne, Lelde Liepiņa, Jeļena Ignatjeva, Angelika Krūmiņa, Guntis Karelis
Supervisor: Madara Lazdāne

2.

Alexithymia and Patients' Self-Evaluation of Pain
Authors: Ernests Pūliņš-Cinis, Līga Galvanovska, Laura Dreijere, Sergejs Korogodovs, Ieva Šmite, Madara Kurpniece
Supervisor: Dr. Artūrs Ancāns

Relations between Parents and Children's Physical Activity
Author: Rimantė Pacevičiūtė
Supervisor: Lina Varnienė

3.

Wearable Sensor Network and Mobile Application for Knee Joint Dynamics Monitoring during Rehabilitation
Author: Emil Syundyukov
Supervisor: Dr. sc. comp. Leo Selavoe

Prevalence of Alexithymia among Patients in Hospitals of Latvia
Authors: Laura Bubko, Annija Mežmača, Inese Jurķāne, Zane Lucāne
Supervisor: Dr. Artūrs Ancāns

SESSION VII: PUBLIC HEALTH, OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE, NUTRITIONAL SCIENCE, SPORTS MEDICINE

Oral presentationsPoster presentations
1.

Active Smoking-Attributable Cancer Mortality in Lithuania in 2003–2013
Authors: Vaida Liutkutė, Aurelijus Veryga, Mindaugas Štelemėkas
Supervisors: Dr. med., Prof. Aurelijus Veryga, Nijolė Goštautaitė Midttun

Unexpected Lithuanian Murder Statistics
Authors: Mantė Markevičiūtė, Audronė Matusevičiūtė
Supervisor: MD Sigitas Chmieliauskas

2.

Parents' Knowledge of Infant and Toddler Oral Health Care in Latvia
Authors: Anete Bērziņa, PhD Ilona Viduskalne, PhD Anda Brinkmane
Supervisor: PhD Ilona Viduskalne

Occupational Skin Diseases among Healthcare Professionals in Latvia
Author: Elīza Sālījuma
Supervisor: Maija Eglīte

3.

Patients' Attitude towards Students' Participation in the Process of Treatment at Pauls Stradiņš Clinical University Hospital
Authors: Vadims Ņefjodovs
Supervisor: Dr. Eduards Krustiņš

Hormonal Medicine – with What and When We Are Risking
Author: Jūlija Mackeviča
Supervisor: Dr. pharm., Asst. Prof. Inga Urtāne

SESSION VIII: PAEDIATRICS, GYNAECOLOGY, OBSTETRICS

Oral presentationsPoster presentations
1.

Influenza and Pregnancy
Author: Lāsma Bidiņa
Supervisor: Dr. med., Prof. Dace Rezeberga

Contraceptive Understanding among Visually Impaired Latvian Students
Author: Liene Muceniece
Supervisor: Dr. Dainis Balodis

2.

Assessment of Factors Affecting Induction of Remission in Children with Initial Episode of Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome
Author: Aleksandra Sidorova, Antons Rudzāts
Supervisor: Dr. Ilze Andersone

Analysis of Invasive Cervical Cancer Cases in Latvia
Authors: Anna Kornete, Elizabete Pumpure
Supervisor: Dr. med. Ronalds Mačuks

3.

Sexual Activity of Visually Impaired Latvian Students
Author: Liene Muceniece
Supervisor: Dr. Dainis Balodis

Iron Deficiency Anaemia and Vaginal Candidiasis in Pregnancy
Authors: Ieva Balode, Ilze Vīberga
Supervisors: MD, PhD Ilze Vīberga

SESSION IX: OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY, ORAL CAVITY PATHOLOGY, OPHTHALMOLOGY

Oral presentationsPoster presentations
1.

Influence of Corneal Edema on Refraction after Cataract Surgery
Author: Eva Dručka
Supervisor: Prof. Guna Laganovska

Incidental Abnormalities of Paranasal Sinuses in Patients Referred for Head CT Scan for Suspected Intracranial Pathology in Latvia
Authors: Renāta Klagiša, Inese Jurķāne
Supervisor: Dr. med. Jānis Sokolovs

2.

The Effect of Pouring Time and Storage Conditions on the Dimensional Stability of Casts Made from Alginate Impressions by 3D Modelling
Author: Dāvis Rozītis
Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Linards Grieznis

Deep Neck Infection: Review of 263 Cases
Authors: Alise Adoviča, Linda Veidere, Marks Ronis
Supervisor: MD Gunta Sumeraga

3.

Refraction after Cataract Surgery Depending on Calculation Formula
Author: Dāvis Raščevskis
Supervisor: Prof. Guna Laganovska

Long-Term Intraocular Pressure Changes after Intravitreal Injections
Author: Sintija Grava
Supervisor: Prof. Guna Laganovska

SESSION X: ANAESTHESIOLOGY / REANIMATOLOGY / EMERGENCY MEDICINE, TRAUMATOLOGY / ORTHOPAEDICS, RADIOLOGY

Oral presentationsPoster presentations
1.

Initial 24h ICU Glucose Levels Are Associated with the Development of Cerebral Vasospasm after Subarachnoid Haemorrhage
Author: Philipe Sebastian Breiding
Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Oļegs Sabeļņikovs

The Changes of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Derived Pulmonary Artery Diameter in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension
Author: Grytė Galnaitienė
Supervisor: PhD student Lina Padervinskienė

2.

Hip Joint Anatomical Shape Variants as a Risk Factor for Developing Ostearthritis
Author: Andris Džeriņš
Supervisor: Dr. med. Pēteris Studers

The Analysis of Aseptic Loosening as a Complication after Total Hip Arthroplasty
Author: Mārcis Benefelds
Supervisor: Prof. Andris Jumtiņš

3.

Bristow-Latarjet and Bankart: a Comparative Study of Shoulder Stabilisation in Hospital of Traumatology and Orthopaedics in Rīga; 6-Year Results
Author: Toms Arcimovičs
Supervisor: Dr. Aigars Vugulis

Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal Tract Perforation on Computed Tomography
Author: Tatjana Stepanova
Supervisor: Dr. med. Aelita Žvīgure

SESSION XI: PHYSIOLOGY, BIOCHEMISTRY, PHARMACOLOGY

Oral presentationsPoster presentations
1.

The Influence of Amiodarone Administered in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on International Normalised Ratio (INR) Values for Patients Who Received Warfarin after Aortic Valve Surgery
Author: Juozas Jarašūnas
Supervisor: Dr. Rimgaudas Katkus

The Application of a New HPLC-FL Method in Determination of ALDH1 Activity in Plasma and Serum
Authors: Karolina Księżarczyk, Sandra Sieczkowska, Sylwia Michorowska, Agnieszka Wiśniewska, Piotr Wroczyński
Supervisor: Dr. Joanna Giebutowicz

2.

Plasma Acylcarnitines as a Potential Biomarker of Metabolic Flexibility
Author: Irēna Mirzajanova
Supervisors: Dr. pharm. Marina Makrecka-Kūka, Dr. pharm. Jānis Kūka

Alterations in Microglia Activity in the Brain by Low Doses of Muscimol in an Alzheimer's Disease Rat Model
Authors: Karīna Narbute, Santa Timšāne, Vladimirs Piļipenko, Raimonds Skumbiņš, Ulrika Beitnere, Baiba Jansone, Vija Kluša
Supervisor: Ulrika Beitnere, Vija Kluša

3.

Effect of Acylcarnitine Administration on the Development of Atherosclerosis and Skin Microcirculation
Author: Elza Muižniece
Supervisor: Dr. pharm. Reinis Vilšķērsts

Compliance to Drug Therapy in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Author: Veronika Madesova, Dr. Olga Sjomina
Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Santa Purviņa, Prof. Juris Pokrotnieks

SESSION XII: CASE REPORTS, SMALL CASE SERIES

Oral presentations
1.

Thrombotic Microangiopathy – the Cause of Acute Kidney Injury
Author: Dana Kigitoviča
Supervisor: Prof. Aivars Pētersons

2.

Septic Shock in Infant with Meningococcemia without Clinical Evidence of Meningitis
Authors: Dace Rezevska, Ieva Stibe, Anija Meiere
Supervisor: Dr. med. Arta Bārzdiņa

3.

Prospective Study of Voice Therapy Effectiveness in Patients with Dysphonia: Case Series
Author: Alise Adoviča
Supervisors: MD Dins Sumerags, BD Māra Lokenbaha

Social Sciences

ECONOMICS

1.

Evaluation of the Integrated Marketing Communication Activities Implemented by Rīga Stradiņš University
Author: Marija Rācene
Supervisor: Mg. sc. soc. Kristīne Blumfelde-Rutka

2.

Opportunities for the Creation of Crowdfunding Platforms and Their Necessity in the Baltic States
Author: Dāvis Kurēns
Supervisor: Dr. Henrijs Kaļķis

3.

Development of International Trade – Successes and Biggest Challenges
Author: Viesturs Levada
Supervisor: M.A.I.S. Aldis Austers

COMMUNICATION

1.

Relation between Values and Anomia of the Inhabitants of Latvia
Author: Kristiāna Klince
Supervisor: Dr. psych. Jeļena Ļevina

2.

Student Values in 2010 and 2015: a Comparative Study
Author: Marina Sokola
Supervisor: Assoc. prof., Dr. psych. Kristīne Mārtinsone

3.

The Analysis of Crowdfunding from Different Sociological Approaches
Author: Viktoriia Kalashnikova
Supervisor: Dr. sc. soc. Taras Tsymbal

LAW

1.

The Legal Aspects of Hygiene Requirements for Tattoo Salons
Author: Kristīne Langiša
Supervisor: Mag. iur., Dr. iur. cand. Santa Slokenberga

2.

Ethical and Law Aspects of Dead Persons' Organ Harvesting and Use in Medicine
Author: Anželika Kožuharova
Supervisor: Mag. iur., Dr. iur. cand. Santa Slokenberga

3.

Abuse of Dominant Position in EU's Single Market: Google Case Analyses
Author: Toms Zariņš
Supervisor: Dr. iur. Marta Ābula

POLITICAL SCIENCE, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

1.

Social Capital and the Prospects of Youth Political Participation in North-Eastern Latgale
Author: Austris Keišs
Supervisor: Dr. sc. pol. Simona Gurbo

2.

The Role of Romania in the European Integration Process of Moldova
Author: Tamāra Kondrjuka
Supervisor: Dr. hist., Assoc. Prof. Daina Bleiere

3.

The Information Component of Russia’s Foreign Policy Implementation
Author: Arnis Latišenko
Supervisor: PhD cand. Māris Cepurītis