RSU Scientific Conference 2016 Abstracts

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On 17 and 18 March 2016 the annual RSU Scientific Conference was held with international authors having submitted a total of 353 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

Depression Symptomatics and Oxidative Stress Parameters Relationship with Manifestations of Stable Coronary Heart Disease
Tarass Ivaščenko, Vladimirs Voicehovskis, Oskars Kalējs, Jūlija Voicehovska, Andrejs Šķesters, Aija Dimante
Influence of Different Oregonins on Pancreatic Lipase Activity
Jeļena Krasiļņikova, Mark Zalomonson, Theodore Doudkinsky, Veronika Madesova, Gaļina Teliševa, Ligita Lauberte, Māris Lauberts, Tatjana Dižbite
The Effectiveness of Immunomodulating Treatment in Steroid Refractory Multiple Sclerosis
Lana Vainšteine, Andrejs Kostiks, Guntis Karelis, Viktorija Ķēniņa, Natālija Zlobina, Angelika Krūmiņa
Quality of Life and Anxiety in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients
Ļubova Renemane, Vika Piļušenko
Local expression of osteoprotegerin (OPG) 3 and 6 months after implantation of biphasic calcium phosphate (HAp/TCP) granules in osteoporotic hip bone of rabbits
Sandris Petronis, Māra Pilmane, Andrejs Skaģers, Ilze Šalma, Vita Zālīte

Section II

Diagnostic Approach and Treatment of Dizziness in General Practice
Līga Kozlovska, Olga Čaika
Magnetic Resonance Enterography with Diffusion Weighted Imaging (DWI) Sequence Helps to Reveal Early Inflammatory Changes in Patients with Suspect Bowel Disease
Ilze Apine, Juris Pokrotnieks, Mārcis Leja, Ieva Puķīte, Alise Supe, Gaļina Krūmiņa
Thrombogenic Risk Factors Assessment and Correlation with Surgical Outcome after Microvascular Free Flap Transfer
Jevgeņijs Stepanovs, Agnese Ozoliņa, Vita Rovīte, Biruta Mamaja, Indulis Vanags
Comparison of Sedation With Dexmedetomidine VS Propofol Target Controlled Infusion in Patients Undergoing Hand Surgery Under Brachial Plexus Block
Alma Jaunmuktāne, Mareks Margaļiks, Biruta Mamaja
Association of Acute Postpartum Lower Back Pain with Epidural Analgesia
Zana Jaunberga, Edgars Vasiļevskis, Agnese Ozoliņa, Elīza Liepiņa, Ināra Logina, Indulis Vanags
Endothelial Vascular Reactivity in Septic Patients: a Systematic Reviewa Systematic Review
Sigita Kazūne, Anda Piebalga, Eva Strīķe, Indulis Vanags
Role of Hypercoagulation Detected by Rotational Thromboelastometry in Prediction of Free Flap Thrombosis in Patients Undergoing Microvascular Surgery
Jevgeņijs Stepanovs, Agnese Ozoliņa, Vita Rovīte, Biruta Mamaja, Indulis Vanags
Patient with Cold Agglutinin Disease Undergoing Cardiac Surgery Requiring Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Dāvis Poliņš, Eva Strīķe
Applying the REVEAL Registry Risk Score Calculator in Connective Tissue Disease Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Latvian National Retrospective Study
Yuval Avidan, Julian Rüwald, Andris Skride, Dārta Tjunīte
Sensitivity of ECG Parameters to Diagnose Pulmonary Embolism
Dana Kigitoviča, Eva Dručka, Alberts Belovs, Andris Skride
Epidemiology of Pulmonary Embolism in Latvian Patients Enrolled in RIETE Registry
Dana Kigitoviča, Eva Dručka, Alberts Belovs, Andris Skride
Prognostic Value of Single Inflammatory Markers vs Multifactor Scores in Moderate and Severe Acute Pancreatitis
Oļegs Sabeļņikovs, Ņikita Ivanovs
Immune-Genetic Characterization of Multiple Sclerosis Patients in Latvian Population
Lana Vainšteine, Gundega Gulbe, Lilija Kovaļčuka, Guntis Karelis, Jeļena Eglīte, Viktorija Ķēniņa, Angelika Krūmiņa
Importance of Fibrinolytic System Changes During Liver Resection Surgery
Armands Kreilis, Agnese Ozoliņa, Jānis Vilmanis, Indulis Vanags, Artūrs Ozoliņš, Juris Aprups
Integrated Treatment by Biopsychosocial Approach in Patients with Conversion Disorder
Ināra Roja, Jānis Zaļkalns, Ženija Roja
Characterisation of Physical-chemical and Self-assembling Properties of Pyridinium Moieties Containing 1,4-dihydropyridine and Pyridine Derivatives as NADH/NAD Analogues for Development of Gene Delivery Systems
Māra Plotniece, Klāvs Pajuste, Oksana Petričenko, Marina Gosteva, Mārtiņš Ručiņš, Dace Bandere, Velta Ose, Kārlis Pajuste, Brigita Vīgante, Arkādijs Soboļevs, Aiva Plotniece

Section III

Immune-Supressive Effect of Two Different Anaesthesia Methods And Extent of Surgery on the Status of HHV-6 And HHV-7 Infection
Arnis Vilks, Santa Rasa, Simona Doniņa, Modra Murovska, Biruta Mamaja
Severe Sepsis Clinical Course and Pharmaco-Economic Analysis
Linda Brīdiņa, Sandra Gintere, Angelika Krūmiņa
Role of Interferon-Gamma in Immune Response Regulation HIV and HIV + TBC Infected Patients
Inga Januškeviča, Baiba Rozentāle, Elvīra Hagina, Jeļena Eglīte, Tatjana Kolupajeva, Jeļena Storoženko, Ludmila Guseva, Aivars Lejnieks
Role of Cytokines and Coagulation Factor PAI-1 in Patients with Developing Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Marina Šarkele, Agnese Ozoliņa, Tālis Ieviņš, Alise Silova, Andrejs Šķesters, Inta Jaunalksne, Eva Strīķe, Oļegs Sabeļņikovs, Indulis Vanags

Section IV

New Concept for Five Digit Hand Reconstruction for Congenital Thumb Hypoplasias
Dzintars Ozols, Jānis Zariņš, Aigars Pētersons
Evaluation of Kidey Injury Markers in Children, Undergoing Open Heart Surgery
Jēkabs Krastiņš, Karīna Mahļina, Miķelis Birznieks, Dagne Grāvele, Diāna Amerika, Aigars Pētersons, Aivars Pētersons, Renārs Erts
Epidemiology of Pediatric Acute Lymphoid Leukemia in Latvia in 1988–2015
Sergejs Ņikuļšins, Žanna Kovaļova, Veronika Jakupceviča, Marina Bogdanova, Gunita Medne, Marika Grūtupa, Elizabete Cebura, Zelma Višņevska-Preciniece, Irēna Voitoviča
Residual Hemopoesis in Pediatric Acute Lymphoid Leukemia: Assessment by Multicolor Flow Cytometry
Sergejs Ņikuļšins, Linda Kundziņa, Iveta Tolstikova, Simona Paule, Dagne Grāvele
Dynamics of Bone Marrow Cellularity in Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Automatic Approach
Simona Paule, Sergejs Ņikuļšins, Ilze Grope, Iveta Tolstikova, Dagne Grāvele
Pediatric B-lymphoblastic Lymphoma of the Bone: Presentation of Two Cases of an Extremely Rare Entity
Sergejs Ņikuļšins, Madara Strassere, Gunita Medne, Žanna Kovaļova, Elizabete Cebura, Marika Grūtupa, Zelma Višņevska-Preciniece, Irēna Voitoviča
Age and Gender-Related Variability of Double-Negative T-cells in Pediatric Patients
Sergejs Ņikuļšins, Artūrs Uzars, Iveta Tolstikova, Dagne Grāvele
Congenital Cataract Surgery and SOX2 Gene Evaluation in Microphthalmic Eyes
Davide Borroni, Melanie Ferronato, Kabindra Bajracharya, Giovanni Porta
Accessibility and Requirements for Assistive Devices in Children with Spina Bifida in Latvia
Agnese Kāposte, Anna Zakajeva, Jeļena Stunžāne, Olga Jušinska, Anita Vētra, Aivars Vētra

Section V

Incidence of Distant Metastases from Visceral Malignancies to the Head and Neck Region
Anna Ivanova, Kalvis Pastars, Jānis Zariņš, Juris Tārs
Reconstruction of Scalp Defect for Patients with Scalp Tumors
Kalvis Pastars, Jānis Zariņš, Juris Tārs, Anna Ivanova, Andrejs Skaģers
Super Selective Venous Sampling as Diagnostic Method in Case of Persistent Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Rita Ničiporuka, Zenons Narbuts, Kārlis Kupčs, Zanda Krastiņa, Natālija Fokina, Artūrs Ozoliņš, Jānis Gardovskis
Retrospective Study Evaluating the Possible Causes for Early Mortality after Breast Cancer Surgery
Marie-Kristin Neef, Arvīds Irmejs
Rare Complication after Thyroidectomy: Horner’s Syndrome
Rita Ničiporuka, Zenons Narbuts
Thyroid Metastases Arising from Colorectal Cancer
Zane Višņevska, Artūrs Ozoliņš, Zenons Narbuts, Arnis Āboliņš, Ilze Štrumfa, Aija Geriņa-Bērziņa, Ildze Krieviņa, Jānis Gardovskis
Histology and Cytology of Bone Marrow: Comparative Analysis of Diagnostic Value and Duration in Pediatric Practice
Sergejs Ņikuļšins, Valentīna Heimane, Ivars Melderis, Jana Skrule
Solid Cancers during Pregnancy in Latvia
Laura Dronka, Dace Baltiņa
Survival Rates of the Patients with Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Riga Eastern Clinical University Hospital
Andrejs Lifšics, Juris Tārs, Anna Ivanova, Jegors Safronovs, Valērija Groma, Modra Murovska

Section VI

Early and Late Integration of Biphasic Calcium Phosphate Bioceramics Mixed with Autologous Mesenchymal Cells in Osteoporotic Rabbit’s Jaw
Aleksandrs Grišuļonoks, Inese Čakstiņa, Vita Zālīte, Ilze Šalma, Andrejs Skaģers, Vadims Kļimecs

Section VII

Two-Stage Ankle Joint Arthrodesis in Septic Ankle Joint Arthritis
Mārtiņš Malzubris, Luīze Raga
Preliminary Methods for Correct Alignment of Residual Limb in Sagittal and Frontal Planes During the Gait of Persons with a Transfemoral Amputation
Vera Korņilova-Fiļušina, Andris Vikmanis, Zane Pavāre, Ēriks Švēde, Aleksejs Smolovs, Tatjana Anaņjeva, Katie Leatherwood, Jeļena Dzene
Epidemiology of Pulmonary Hypertension Associated with Congenital Heart Disease (PH-CHD) in Latvia
Pauls Dzelve, Sabīne Upmale, Andris Skride

Section VIII

POLITICS

Transformation of Spirit of Terrorism: Weaponisation of Media in Hands of Daesh/ISIS
Mārtiņš Daugulis
Recent Developments of the Traditional yi/li Debate within the Public Discourse of the PRC
Una Aleksandra Bērziņa-Čerenkova
Transformations of the People's Republic of China: Need of Market Liberalisation vs Historical Market Intervention Politics
Mārtiņš Daugulis
Succession Certificate as Main Executing Document of Legal Basis for Succession Rights Granting: Problematic Issues and Solution Opportunities
Edvards Pilipsons

ECONOMICS, SOCIOLOGY, PUBLIC HEALTH

Effectiveness of Youth Work in Social Inclusion of Youth
Ilze Trapenciere
Exposure to Free Trade Agreements: Pressure Stimulus for External Competitiveness Improvement in Healthcare Industries
Uldis Berķis, Anita Villeruša, Daiga Behmane, Anita Kokarēviča, Sandra Strode
Socio-Cultural Factors and International Competitiveness in Small, Open Economies
Madara Apsalone, Ērika Šumilo
Methods for Assessment of Effectiveness of Health Care Reforms
Diāna Arāja
EU’s Modern Integration Efforts: Effects for Development Policies of the Baltic States and Latvia
Eugene Eteris
Legal Issues of Employee Share Ownership in European Union
Marta Ābula, Inna Dovladbekova, Anželika Berķe-Berga
Use of Critical Thinking Methods in Information Analysis
Irina Kazuša

PAEDAGOGY

Balancing Teacher and Peer Feedback in Writing Medical Article Summaries
Svetlana Muhejeva

LAW

Legal Nature of Social Insurance
Lauris Bočs