Mortality and disability factors during childhood

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Very productive research on childhood diseases treated in hospital, predictive efficacy of antibiotic treatment, development of AMR. Large number of impact publications in the recent years.

Publications

2012

  • Cardwell C., Svensson J., Waldhoer T., Ludvigsson J., Sadauskaite-Kuehne V., Roberts C., Parslow R., Wadsworth E., Brigis G., Urbonaite B., Schober E., Devoti G., Ionescu-Tirgoviste C., de Beaufort C., Soltesz G., Patterson C.: Interbirth Interval Is Associated With Childhood Type 1 Diabetes Risk, Diabetes. 61(3), pp. 702-707, 2012, doi:10.2337/db11-1000

  • Vajda P., Kereskai L., Czauderna P., Schaarschmidt K., Kalman A., Koltai J., Engelis A., Kalman E., Lewicki K., Verebely T., Jainsch M., Petersons A., Pinter A.: Re-evaluation of histological findings of nonparasitic splenic cysts, Eur. J. Gastroenterol. Hepatol. 24(3), pp. 316-319, 2012, doi:10.1097/MEG.0b013e32834ea639

  • Vedmedovska N., Rezeberga D., Teibe U., Zodzika J., Donders G.: Adaptive Changes in the Splenic Artery and Left Portal Vein in FetalGrowth Restriction, J. Ultrasound Med.. 31(2), pp. 223-229, 2012

  • Bezborodovs N., Grinvalde L., Rizevs A., Andrezina R.: Use of typical antipsychotics in children with schizophrenia in Latvia. Eur. Psychiat.. Vol. 27 Suppl. 1, 2012

  • Hansen K., Dravins C., Bresin R.: Active Listening and Expressive Communication for Children with Hearing Loss Using Getatable Environments for Creativity, J. New Music Res. 41(4), pp. 365-375, 2012, doi:10.1080/09298215.2012.739626

2011

  • Zile, I, Villerusa, A.: Analysis of newborn mortality due to congenital anomalies associated with perinatal period risk factors. J. Epidemiol. Community Health. Vol. 65, pp. A471 - A472, 2011

  • Rimoin, AW, Hoff, NA, Walker, CLF, Hamza, HS, Vince, A, Rahman, NA, Andrasevic, S, Emam, S, Vukelic, D, Elminawi, N, Ghafar, HA, da Cunha, ALA, Qazi, S, Gardovska, D, Steinhoff, MC.: Treatment of Streptococcal Pharyngitis With Once-Daily Amoxicillin Versus Intramuscular Benzathine Penicillin G in Low-Resource Settings: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Clin. Pediatr. Vol. 50, pp. 535 - 542, 2011

  • Kevere, L, Purvina, S, Bauze, D, Zeibarts, M, Rizevs, A., Jelisejevs, S, Caune, M, Purvins, I, Andrezina, R.: Elevated level of homocysteine in children and adolescents with psychotic and mood disorders. Eur. Neuropsychopharmacol. Vol. 21, pp. S169 - S170, 2011

  • Strazdina, A., Krumina, G, Sperga, M.: The Value and Limitations of Contrast-enhanced Ultrasound in Detection of Prostate Cancer. Anticancer Res. Vol. 31, pp. 1421 - 1426, 2011

  • Karklina, H., Apinis, P., Kalnina, L., Sauka, M., Mozgis, D., Krumina, D., Knipse, G.: Analysis of body composition of 9- and 10-year-old children in Latvia. Medicina (Kaunas) Vol. 47, pp. 573 - 578, 2011

  • Pilmane, M., Ozoliņa, L., Abola, Z., Petersons, A., Popkovs, V., Dabužinskiene, A., Vetra, J.: Growth factors, their receptors, neuropeptide-containing innervation, and matrix metalloproteinases in the proximal and distal ends of the esophagus in children with esophageal atresia. Medicina (Kaunas) Vol. 47, pp. 453 - 460, 2011

  • Macuks, R., Özdemir, H., Dursun, P., Özen, Ö.I., Haberal, N., Ayhan, A.: Malignant intraperitoneal mesothelioma university experience. Journal of the Turkish German Gynecology Association Vol. 12, pp. 104 - 109, 2011

2010

  • Zile, I, Villerusa, A.: A survival analysis of newborns with congenital anomalies in Latvia from 2000 to 2007. Eur. J. Public Health Vol. 20, pp. 240 - 240, 2010

  • Stanevicha, V, Eglite, J, Zavadska, D, Sochnevs, A., Lazareva, A, Guseinova, D, Shantere, R, Gardovska, D.: HLA B27 allele types in homogeneous groups of juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients in Latvia. Pediatr. Rheumatol. Vol. 8, 2010

  • Ozolina-Moll, L, Aivars, J, Volceka, K, Strode, A., Rumaka, M, Kaminska, I, Aberberga-Augskalne, L.: Explicit risk factors in Latvian young adults with increased body mass index and body fat percentage. Diabetes Obes. Metab. Vol. 12, pp. 86 - 86, 2010

  • Vedmedovska, N, Rezeberga, D, Teibe, U, Polukarova, S, Donders: Fetal growth restriction in Latvia. Int. J. Gynecol. Obstet. Vol. 111, pp. 185 - 186, 2010

  • Grivina, I, Kovalova, Z, Kursite, S, Nikulshin, S.: Incidence of cytogenetic aberrations in pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in Latvia. Haematol-Hematol. J. Vol. 95, pp. 680 - 681, 2010

  • Zavadska, D, Berzina, D, Drukalska, L, Pugacova, N, Miklasevics, E, Gardovska, D.: Macrolide resistance in group A beta haemolytic Streptococcus isolated from outpatient children in Latvia. APMIS Vol. 118, pp. 366 - 370, 2010

  • Foell, D, Wulffraat, N, Wedderburn, LR, Wittkowski, H, Frosch, M, Gerss, J, Stanevicha, V, Mihaylova, D, Ferriani, V, Tsakalidou, FK, Foeldvari, I, Cuttica, R, Gonzalez, B, Ravelli, A, Khubchandani, R, Oliveira, S, Armbrust, W, Garay, S, Vojinovic, J, Nor.: Methotrexate Withdrawal at 6 vs 12 Months in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis in Remission A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA-J. Am. Med. Assoc. Vol. 303, pp. 1266 - 1273, 2010

  • Cardwell, CR, Stene, LC, Joner, G, Davis, EA, Cinek, O, Rosenbauer, J, Ludvigsson, J, Castell, C, Svensson, J, Goldacre, MJ, Waldhoer, T, Polanska, J, Gimeno, SGA, Chuang, LM, Parslow, RC, Wadsworth, EJK, Chetwynd, A, Pozzilli, P, Brigis, G, Urbonaite, B.: Birthweight and the risk of childhood-onset type 1 diabetes: a meta-analysis of observational studies using individual patient data. Diabetologia Vol. 53, pp. 641 - 651, 2010

  • Pavare, J, Grope, I, Kalnins, I, Gardovska, D.: High-mobility group box-1 protein, lipopolysaccharide-binding protein, interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein in children with community acquired infections and bacteraemia: a prosp. BMC Infect. Dis. Vol. 10, 2010

  • Cardwell, CR, Stene, LC, Joner, G, Bulsara, MK, Cinek, O, Rosenbauer, J, Ludvigsson, J, Jane, M, Svensson, J, Goldacre, MJ, Waldhoer, T, Jarosz-Chobot, P, Gimeno, SGA, Chuang, LM, Parslow, RC, Wadsworth, EJK, Chetwynd, A, Pozzilli, P, Brigis, G, Urbonaite.: Maternal Age at Birth and Childhood Type 1 Diabetes: A Pooled Analysis of 30 Observational Studies. Diabetes Vol. 59, pp. 486 - 494, 2010

  • Vedmedovska, N, Rezeberga, D, Teibe, U, Zodzika, J, Donders, GGG.: Preventable Maternal Risk Factors and Association of Genital Infection with Fetal Growth Restriction. Gynecol.Obstet.Invest. Vol. 70, pp. 291 - 298, 2010

  • Prokofjeva, T, Shantere, R, Teivane, E, Bergmane, I, Kovalchuk, L, Hagina, E, Jaunalksne, I, Stanevicha, V: Clinical and Immunological Findings in Children with Neonatal Lupus Erythematosus in Latvia. Scand. J. Immunol. Vol. 71, pp. 490 - 491, 2010

  • Kovalchuk, L, Eglite, E, Zeltina, I, Viksna, L, Sochnevs, A: Investigation of HLA-DRB1 Genes in Tick-Borne Encephalitis Patients in Latvia. Scand. J. Immunol. Vol. 71, pp. 535 - 535, 2010

  • Vedmedovska N., Rezeberga D., Teibe U., Melderis I., Donders G.G.G.: Microscopic lesions of placenta and Doppler velocimetry related to fetal growth restriction. Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics Vol., pp. 1 - 7, 2010

  • Kukanova A., Pilmane M., Rezeberga D.: Occurrence of growth factors and their receptors in tubal pregnancy-affected tissue. Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences, Section B: Natural, Exact, and Applied Sciences Vol. 64, pp. 125 - 132, 2010

2009

  • Kaufman, B, Laitman, Y, Gronwald, J, Winqvist, R, Irmejs, A, Lubinski, J, Pylkas, K, Gardovskis, J, Miklasevics, E, Friedman, E: Haplotypes of the I157T CHEK2 germline mutation in ethnically diverse populations. Fam. Cancer Vol. 8, pp. 473 - 478, 2009

  • Kevere, L, Purvina, S, Bauze, D, Zeibarts, M, Rizevs, A, Caune, M, Purvins, I, Andrezina, R: Hyperhomocysteinemia and individuality of psychotic disorders in childhood and adolescents. Eur. Neuropsychopharmacol. Vol. 19, pp. S506 - S506, 2009

  • Karklina, I: Development of Social Competences (Skills) of Students with Special Needs Inclusing in Mainstream Schools. Int. J. Rehabil. Res. Vol. 32, pp. S120 - S121, 2009

  • Svekle, I, Kalnina, I, Vetra, A, Cibule, L: Life Quality Assessment of Children with Developmental Disorders in Riga City. Int. J. Rehabil. Res. Vol. 32, pp. S122 - S123, 2009

  • Ventaskrasta, L, Grinberga, S: Physiotherapist Work in the Rehabilitation Team with ADHS Symptoms of Children. Int. J. Rehabil. Res. Vol. 32, pp. S53 - S53, 2009

  • Urnbrasko, S, Dulevska, I, Boka, S, Gavricenkova, L, Zagare, R, Vetra, J, Kolesova, O: Assymetry of Physical Development and Posture in Riga Schoolchildren during Accelerated Growth Period. Int. J. Rehabil. Res. Vol. 32, pp. S106 - S106, 2009

  • Valbale, A, Blumentale, I, Rutmane, I, Trence, I, Smiltene, S: Research of Latvian Language Phoneme Testing Material in Testing Phonemes for Children of 4 and 5 Years of Age. Int. J. Rehabil. Res. Vol. 32, pp. S108 - S108, 2009

  • Pavare, J, Grope, I, Gardovska, D: Prevalence of systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) in hospitalized children: a point prevalence study. BMC Pediatr. Vol. 9, 2009

  • Torloni, MR, Vedmedovska, N, Merialdi, M, Betran, AP, Allen, T, Gonzalez, R, Platt, LD: Safety of ultrasonography in pregnancy: WHO systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis. Ultrasound Obstet. Gynecol. Vol. 33, pp. 599 - 608, 2009

2008

  • Reitamo, S, Rustin, M, Harper, J, Kalimo, K, Rubins, A, Cambazard, F, Brenninkmeijer, EEA, Smith, C, Berth-Jones, J, Ruzicka, T, Sharpe, G, Taieb, A: A 4-year follow-up study of atopic dermatitis therapy with 0.1% tacrolimus ointment in children and adult patients. Br. J. Dermatol. Vol. 159, pp. 942 - 951, 2008

  • Groma, V, Zalcmane, V, Skuja, S, Saulite, L, Keiss, J: Hepatic stellate cells in disease and embryogenesis: comparative immunohistochemical and ultrastructural study. Histopathology Vol. 53, pp. 257 - 257, 2008

  • Cardwell, CR, Stene, LC, Joner, G, Cinek, O, Svensson, J, Goldacre, MJ, Parslow, RC, Pozzilli, P, Brigis, G, Stoyanov, D, Urbonaite, B, Sipetic, S, Schober, E, Ionescu-Tirgoviste, C, Devoti, G, de Beaufort, CE, Buschard, K, Patterson, CC: Caesarean section is associated with an increased risk of childhood-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus: a meta-analysis of observational studies. Diabetologia Vol. 51, pp. 726 - 735, 2008

  • Rezeberga, D, Lazdane, G, Kroica, J, Sokolova, L, Donders, GGG: Placental histological inflammation and reproductive tract infections in a low risk pregnant population in Latvia. Acta Obstet. Gynecol. Scand. Vol. 87, pp. 360 - 365, 2008

2007

  • Zavadska, D, Stanevicha, V, Eglite, J, Sochnevs, A, Gardovska, D, Shantere, R: HLA Class II DR and DQ genotypes and haplotypes associated with rheumatic heart disease among clinically homogeneous patients in children in Latvia. Joint Bone Spine Vol. 74, pp. 218 - 219, 2007

  • Guseinova, D, Stanevicha, V, Eglite, J, Sochnevs, A, Shantere, R, Berzina, D, Schegolevs, A: HLA I class B 27 antigen subtypes in children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis in Latvia. Joint Bone Spine Vol. 74, pp. 220 - 220, 2007

  • Stanevicha, V, Eglite, J, Zavadska, D, Sochnevs, A, Shantere, R, Gardovska, D: HLA class II DR and DQ genotypes and haplotypes associated with rheumatic fever among a clinically homogeneous patient population of Latvian children. Arthritis Res. Ther. Vol. 9, pp. - , 2007

  • Rezeberga D., Lazdane G., Donders G.G.G.: The impact of social factors on attendance at antenatal care services and the subsequent effect on mothers' health, measured during the years of economic transition in Latvia. European Clinics in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Vol. 3, pp. 47 - 51, 2007

2006

  • Viberga, I, Odlind, V, Zodzika, J: Practices and perceptions on intrauterine contraception among Latvian obstetrician-gynecologists. Acta Obstet. Gynecol. Scand. Vol. 85, pp. 583 - 588, 2006

  • Viberga, I, Odlind, V, Berglund, L: The impact of age and intrauterine contraception on the clinical course of pelvic inflammatory disease. Gynecol.Obstet.Invest. Vol. 61, pp. 65 - 71, 2006

  • Czauderna P., Vajda P., Schaarschmidt K., Kalman A., Jainsch M., Engelis A., Lewicki K., Verebely T., Koltai J., Petersons A., Pinter A.B.: Nonparasitic splenic cysts in children: A multicentric study. European Journal of Pediatric Surgery Vol. 16, pp. 415 - 419, 2006