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RSU Scientific Conference 2015 Abstracts

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On 26 and 27 March 2015 the annual RSU Scientific Conference was held with 974 international authors having submitted a total of 443 report abstracts. While the majority of the abstracts are in Latvian (full list is available on the Latvian version of our website), this page contains a selection of the ones in English grouped by section (topic).

  • Section I: Biological ageing factors and life quality in the population of Latvia
  • Section II: Investigation of exogenic and endogenic factors hazardous to the population of Latvia
  • Section III: Today’s view of role of infectious agents in the origination and progress of contemporary infections in Latvia
  • Section IV: Investigation of factors causing death or disability among children
  • Section V: Investigation of clinical and molecular peculiarities of malignant tumours for the improvement of early diagnosis and treatment strategy
  • Section VI: Immunohistochemical, radiological and clinical investigations of jaw deformities (anomalies)
  • Section VII: Clinical epidemiology of functional limitations caused by health disturbances in Latvia
  • Section VIII: Transformation of political, economic and juridical system in Latvia and the world

Section I

Effect of creatine supplementation on cognitive function of omnivores and non-meat eaters
Vitolds Mackēvičs, Michael A. Masyk
Action of various wine polyphenols on starch hydrolysis
Jeļena Krasiļņikova, Mark Zalomonson, Anastasia Shulkin, Alexander Pycha
The role of the family physician in the choice of contraceptives, consulting women of reproductive age
Eir Soerfjordmo, Līga Kozlovska, Sandra Gintere, Gunta Tīcmane
Males with erectile dysfunction after prostatectomy and surgery for lumbar disc herniation: boipsychosocial approach
Ināra Roja, Jānis Zaļkalns, Ženija Roja
Stature and knee height: a correlational study in Latvian elderly population
Aija Balode, Anda Stoļarova, Anita Villeruša, Jānis Vētra
Diagnosis, treatment and a 3-year follow-up of keratoconus patients
Tamer Sidhom, Davide Borroni
Subjective and objective assessment before and after CABG and AVR procedures
Pēteris Stradiņš, Kristiāns Meidrops, Mārtiņš Kalējs, Ralfs Kolītis, Jānis Pavārs, Jānis Volkolakovs, Miķelis Jagmanis, Romans Lācis

Section II

Influence of aspirin therapy to postoperative bleeding depending on fibrinogen plasma levels after on-pump cardiac surgery
Vita Biltauere, Agnese Ozoliņa, Eva Strīķe, Vladimirs Harlamovs, Mārīte Daukste
Free flap transfer surgery: the role of thrombogenetic factors
Jevgeņijs Stepanovs, Agnese Ozoliņa, Vita Rovīte, Biruta Mamaja
Preoperative risk factors of microvascular free flap failure: review of the literature
Jevgeņijs Stepanovs, Agnese Ozoliņa, Biruta Mamaja
Main risk factors associated with excessive bleeding in patients undergoing elective liver surgery
Līga Juzina, Edgars Maļcevs, Juris Aprups, Artūrs Ozoliņš, Jānis Vilmanis, Agnese Ozoliņa, Jānis Nemme, Indulis Vanags, Jānis Gardovskis
Paired mean differences in TC, HDLC and TC/HDLC levels in healthy overweight people receiving and not receiving an SMS communication within a year
Vija Siliņa, Mesfin K. Tessma, Pēteris Tretjakovs, Gita Krieviņa, Guntis Bahs
Serum fibroblast growth factor (FGF) 21 is associated with renal sinus fat increasment independently of total intraabdominal obesity
Gita Krieviņa, Ilze Skuja, Vija Siliņa, Pēters Tretjakovs
Validity of a questionnaire measuring the impact of co-payments on medication adhernce
Eduards Krustiņš
Outcomes of pulmonary endarterectomy for chronic thrombembolic pulmonary hypertension patients in Latvia
Andris Skride, Mārtiņš Kalējs, Krista Lesiņa, Ainārs Rudzītis
Predictive role of Child Pugh and MELD scores after elective liver resection
Edgars Maļcevs, Līga Juzina, Juris Aprups, Artūrs Ozoliņš, Agnese Ozoliņa, Jānis Vilmanis, Indulis Vanags, Jānis Gardovskis
Impact of weather on the development of acute myocardial infarction in Rīga, Latvia
Vitolds Mackēvičs, Tarane Barot
Distribution of MHC-DQ haplotypes in patients with Lyme disease
Lilija Kovaļčuka, Jeļena Eglīte, Irina Lucenko, Ināra Logina, Māra Zālīte, Ludmila Vīksna, Angelika Krūmiņa
Coagulation and fibrinolytic markers as predictors of ARDS
Agnese Ozoliņa, Marina Šarkele, Inta Jaunalksne, Jeļena Serova, Oļegs Sabeļņikovs, Indulis Vanags
Seroprevalence of Legionella in blood donors and occurrence of Legionella pneumophila in water distribution systems in Rīga
Olga Valciņa, Dita Krastiņa, Daina Pūle, Aivars Bērziņš, Angelika Krūmiņa
Multiple sclerosis immune-genetic characterisation in patients of Latvian population
Lana Vainšteine, Lilija Kovaļčuka, Gundega Gulbe, Tatjana Sidorčika, Guntis Karelis, Viktorija Ķēniņa, Angelika Krūmiņa, Jeļena Eglīte

Section III

The regulatory role of HLA DR/DQ II classes haplotypes in the TNFα, activity response in HIV/AIDS patients
Vladislavs Jasinskis, Diana Kasjko, Jeļena Eglīte, Gunta Stūre, Ludmila Vīksna
Cryptococcosis in HIV infected patients in Latvia: 100 years after the discovery of Cryptococcus neoformans
Anastasija Sangirejeva, Gunta Stūre, Gunita Saulīte, Inga Jaunuškeviča, Ilze Bērziņa, Modra Murovska, Baiba Rozentāle
Detection of human herpesvirus 6 by molecular methods in specimens from patients diagnosed with meningitis
Sabīne Grāvelsiņa, Santa Rasa, Svetlana Čapenko, Madara Lazdāne, Normunds Sūna, Guntis Karelis, Modra Murovska

Section IV

The importance of biomechanical properties of three different patch materials for closure of ventricular septal defect of infancy
Lauris Šmits, Iveta Ozolanta, Aris Lācis, Valts Ozoliņš, Vladimirs Kasjanovs
Treatment of forearm longitudinal deficiencies for paediatric patients
Dzintars Ozols, Biruta Mamaja, Jānis Zariņš, Aigars Pētersons
Paediatric acute lymphoid leukemia in Latvia in 1988–2014
Žanna Kovaļova, Sergejs Ņikuļšins, Katrīna Latgale
Bone marrow cellularity in pediatric patients assessed by hematological analyzer Advia 2120i: normal ranges and clinical relevance
Sergejs Ņikuļšins, Simona Paule, Žanna Kovaļova, Iveta Tolstikova, Dagne Grāvele
Paediatric leukemia phenotype assessed by flow cytometry and immunohistochemistry: a comparative analysis
Sergejs Ņikuļšins, Veronika Jakupceviča, Valentīna Heimane
Blood counts of paediatric acute lymphoid leukemia at diagnosis: a potential pitfall
Sergejs Ņikuļšins, Linda Kundziņa, Iveta Tolstikova, Dagne Grāvele, Tamāra Lopatina
Intracellular neutrophil myeloperoxidase level in pediatric oncological patients during chemotherapy: a possible new tool for leukopenia management
Sergejs Ņikuļšins, Santa Kursīte, Žanna Kovaļova, Iveta Tolstikova, Dagne Grāvele
Acute kidney injury in children after open heart surgery is associated with positive fluid balance
Jēkabs Krastiņš, Karīna Mahļina, Dagne Grāvele, Aigars Pētersons, Aivars Pētersons
Transforming growth factor beta (TGF-β), basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) and fibroblast growth factor receptor 1 (FGFR1) appearance in congenital intra-abdominal adehsions in children under one year of age
Olafs Volrāts, Anna Augule, Māra Pilmane, Zane Ābola
Detection of CD4-/CD8- double negative T-cells by routine 6-colour flow cytometry in pediatric patients: technical aspects
Iveta Tolstikova, Sergejs Ņikuļšins, Dagne Grāvele

Section V

Role of n-ratio in clinical and pathological characterization of rectal cancer patients in Surgical Oncology Clinic of Rīga East Clinical University Hospital
Ivans Jelovskis, Lelde Lauka, Guntis Ancāns, Sergejs Gerķis, Andrejs Pčolkins, Romāns Luņins, Viesturs Krūmiņš, Mārcis Leja, Armands Sivins
Anaplastic large cell lymphoma: clinical and histologic features of 16 patients
Sergejs Ņikuļšins, Jurijs Nazarovs, Arturs Uzars, Irina Rudaka, Ludmila Sokolova
Colposcopy accuracy at Rīga East Clinical University Hospital: situation after colposcopist's training and certification in the UK
Irina Jermakova, Dace Rezeberga, Jana Žodžika

Section VI

Integration of biphasic calcium phosphate bioceramics mixed with autologous mesenchymal cells in osteoporotic rabbit's jaw
Aleksandrs Grišuļonoks, Inese Čakstiņa, Laila Feldmane, Vita Zālīte, Ilze Šalma, Andrejs Skaģers, Vadims Kļimecs

Section VII

Tibial defect reconstruction with fibula composite flap: new surgical technique – dorsal osteosynthesis approach
Kārlis Vērdiņš, Dzintars Ozols, Jānis Zariņš
Laparoscopic intraoperative sonoscopy and choledochoscopy in patients with suspected choledocholythiasis
Kristaps Atstupens, Haralds Plaudis, Maksims Mukāns, Guntars Pupelis
Changes of blood gases in cases of ethylene glycol poisoning
Roberts Stašinskis, Viesturs Liguts, Renārs Erts, Aivars Lejnieks
First clinical experience with Infliximab Biosimilar Remsima for Crohn's disease patient in Latvia
Viktorija Mokricka, Aldis Puķītis, Poļina Zaļizko, Valentīna Mihejeva, Juris Pokrotnieks

Section VIII

HISTORY OF MEDICINE AND PHARMACY

The effects of the Great Economic Crisis (1929–1934) on foreign pharmaceutical companies in Latvia
Juris Salaks, Sebastian Schanz

EKOSOC-LV. Economics

Healthcare categorisation as an economic good in competetiveness studies
Uldis Berķis, Anita Villeruša, Anita Kokarēviča, Daiga Behmane

LAW

Movable property succession issues under situation of concluded inheritance contract
Edvard Pilipson
Inheritance by contract institution subject matter conception: integration necessity between succession law and obligation law
Edvard Pilipson
Representation of economic interests within legislation of European Union
Lauris Bočs

SOCIOLOGY

Cooperation between physicians and the pharmaceutical industry: a qualitative study of the opinions of physicians
Ieva Salmane-Kuļikovska, Signe Mežinska
Salutogenesis of youth with disabilities: serendipity or constant pattern
Ieva Kārkliņa, Līva Krieķe

PEDAGOGY

Translation of medical eponyms
Olga Voika
Linguistic and cultural peculiarities of teaching Ukrainian to English speaking students
Romaniia Silinsh


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