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Work experience

2016 - Present

Associated Professor

Riga Stradins University

2008 - Present

Head of Department

Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital

2007 - Present

Member of Board

Clinic "Diamed"

Education and training

2004 - 2009

Doctorates Degree in Medicine

University of Latvia

1997 - 2000

Certificate in Diagnostic Radiology

Riga Stradins University

1989 - 1996

Medical Doctor’s Diploma

Riga Stradins University

Achievements

Field of research


  • Cardiovascular disease risk factors and their detection and possible prevention;
  • Metabolic syndrome, prediabetes, diabetes;
  • Arterial hypertension;
  • Calcium metabolism, vitamin D, osteoporosis, bone, muscle and connective tissue pathology;
  • The role of viruses and their impact in internal medicine.

Supervised study course

Pharmacology

Head of study course

Research Work Methodology

Supervised and reviewed student research papers

Supervised:

doctoral theses: 3

Master's theses: 2

qualification papers: 5

Reviewed:

doctoral theses: 4

Master's theses: 5

qualification papers: 6

Memberships

Member of the Scholarship Board, Rīga Stradiņš University​

Publications

Research articles​​

Akūts išēmisks insults - endovaskulāras ārstēšanas iespējas / A.Millers, K.Kupčs, V.Ķēniņa ...[u.c.] // Latvijas Ārsts. - Nr.3 (2011), 41.-46.lpp.

Endovascular thrombectomy in treatment of patients with acute ischemic stroke - Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital experience / V.Kenina, Z.Priede, D.Pastare, K.Kupcs, A.Millers ...[et al.] // Acta Chirurgica Latviensis. - N 11 (2011), p.56-57.

Multimodāla datortomogrāfiska izmeklēšana agrīna akūta insulta diagnostikā un terapijas taktikas plānošanā / G.Krūmiņa, K.Kupčs, E.Miglāne, A.Millers, Z.Priede ...[u.c.] // Zinātniskie raksti : 2010.g. medicīnas nozares pētnieciskā darba publikācijas / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2011. - 1.sēj., 397.-405.lpp.

Datortomogrāfijas perfūzijas relatīvās robežvērtības agrīna akūta insulta diagnostikā / G.Krūmiņa, K.Kupčs, E.Miglāne ...[u.c.] // Zinātniskie raksti : 2011.g. medicīnas nozares pētnieciskā darba publikācijas / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2012. - 2.sēj., 182.-189.lpp.

Kupčs, Kārlis. Magnētiskā rezonanse galvassāpju diferenciāldiagnostikā / K.Kupčs // Doctus. - Nr.11 (2012, nov.), 42.lpp.

Computed tomography perfusion measurements for definition of lesions in early acute stroke [Elektroniskais resurss] / M.Radzina, G.Krumina, K.Kupcs, E.Miglane // Open journal of clinical diagnostics [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.3, No.1 (2013), p.1-5. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.scirp.org/journal/ojcd/

Kupčs, Kārlis. Plaušu vēža skrīnings ar mazas starojuma devas datortomogrāfiju / K.Kupčs // Doctus. - Nr.10 (2013, okt.), 34.-35.lpp.

Kupčs, Kārlis. Radioloģiskie izmeklējumi un endovaskulāra terapija akūtu stāvokļu gadījumos / K.Kupčs, A.Medne // Latvijas Ārsts. - Nr.3 (2013, marts), 29.-32., 34.lpp.

Perfusion computed tomography relative threshold values in definition of acute stroke lesions [Elektroniskais resurss] / M.Radzina, G.Krumina, K.Kupcs, E.Miglane // Acta radioloca short report [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.2, No.3 (2013, Apr.), p.[1-4]. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://arr.sagepub.com/content/2/3/2047981613486099.full.pd…

Reperfūzijas terapija akūta cerebrāla infarkta gadījumā - faktori, kas ietekmē ārstēšanas metodi un rezultātu / E.Miglāne, A.Millers, K.Kupčs ...[u.c.] // Zinātniskie raksti : 2013.g. medicīnas nozares pētnieciskā darba publikācijas / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2014. - 104.-115.lpp.

Acute ischemic stroke endovascular treatment of patients with large vessel occlusions / A.Balodis, E.Miglāne, A.Millers, K.Kupčs ...[et al.] // Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences. Sect.B. - Vol.69, Nr.5 (2015), 205.-210.lpp. - Kopsav. latviešu val. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Akūta insulta mūsdienīgas diagnostikas un mazinvazīvas ārstēšanas iespējas Latvijā / E.Miglāne, K.Kupčs, A.Millers ...[u.c.] // Latvijas Ārsts. - Nr.1 (2015, janv.), 50., 52.-54., 56.lpp.

Abstracts​​

Brain perfusion disposition in acute stroke with known atherosclerosis of brachiocephalic vessels, use of multimodal computed tomography imaging : [abstract] / G.Krumina, K.Kupcs, A.Millers ...[et al.] // European Congress of Radiology (Vienna, Austria, Mar.4-8, 2010). - Vienna, 2010. - [Nav norādītas lpp.].

Bricis, Raimonds. First experience of clinical application of optical coherence tomography in the intracranial arteries [Elektroniskais resurss] : [abstract] / R.Bricis, A.Erglis, K.Kupcs // EANS Rome - 14th European Congress of Neurosurgery (Rome, Italy, Oct.9-14, 2011) : Final Program [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Rome, 2011. - 1p. on CD-ROM.

CT perfusion relative threshold values in acute stroke / G.Krumina, K.Kupcs, E.Miglane ...[et al.] // 16th Nordic Congress on Cerebrovascular Diseases (Tallinn, Estonia, Sept.28-Oct.1, 2011) : Abstract Book. - Tallinn, 2011. - P.65.

Datortomogrāfijas perfūzijas robežvērtības akūta išēmiska insulta slimniekiem / M.Radziņa, G.Krūmiņa, K.Kupčs, E.Miglāne // 2011.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2011.g. 14.-15.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2011. - 100.lpp.

Endovascular thrombectomy in treatment of patients with acute ischemic stroke - single center experience / K.Kupcs, A.Millers, V.Kenina, Z.Priede ...[et al.] // 16th Nordic Congress on Cerebrovascular Diseases (Tallinn, Estonia, Sept.28-Oct.1, 2011) : Abstract Book. - Tallinn, 2011. - P.44.

Jaunas perspektīvas vēdera aortas aneirismas izmēru dinamikas noteikšanā pacientiem pēc endovaskulāras ārstēšanas / K.Kupčs, J.Šavlovskis, D.Krieviņš ...[u.c.] // 2011.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2011.g. 14.-15.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2011. - 62.lpp.

Computed tomography perfusion aspects in early acute stroke : [abstract] / K.Kupcs, E.Miglane, G.Krumina ...[et al.] // 4th Baltic Congress of Radiology (Vilnius, Lithuania, Oct.11-13, 2012). - Vilnius, 2012. - P.16.

CT brain perfusion patterns in acute stroke, correlation to extracranial vessel stenosis / M.Radzina, G.Krumina, K.Kupcs, E.Miglane // 2012.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2012.g. 29.-30.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2012. - 51.lpp.

Endovascular embolisation of intracranial AVM with liquid embolisation system ONYX : a single center experience / K.Kupcs, H.Kidikas, R.Bricis ...[et al.] // 4th Baltic Congress of Radiology (Vilnius, Lithuania, Oct.11-13, 2012). - Vilnius, 2012. - P.38. - T.p. krāj. "12th Congress of the Baltic Neurosurgical Association" (Jurmala, Latvia, May 18-20, 2012) : Program and Abstract Book. - Jurmala, 2012. - [Nav norādītas lpp.].

Kupčs, Kārlis. Endovascular treatment of ischemic stroke : [abstract] / K.Kupcs // 4th Baltic Congress of Radiology (Vilnius, Lithuania, Oct.11-13, 2012). - Vilnius, 2012. - P.12.

Mid-term angiographic results of self-expandable stent-assisted coiling of wide-necked and infundibular aneurysms : single center experience / K.Kupcs, H.Kidikas, R.Bricis ...[et al.] // 12th Congress of the Baltic Neurosurgical Association (Jurmala, Latvia, May 18-20, 2012) : Program and Abstract Book. - Jurmala, 2012. - [Nav norādītas lpp.].

Mid-term results of stent-assisted coiling of intracranial aneurysms : single center experience : [abstract] / K.Kupcs, R.Bricis, H.Kidikas ...[et al.] // 4th Baltic Congress of Radiology (Vilnius, Lithuania, Oct.11-13, 2012). - Vilnius, 2012. - P.79.

Positional stability of NELLIX endograft after EVAR : [abstract] / K.Kupcs, J.Savlovskis, D.Krievins ...[et al.] // 4th Baltic Congress of Radiology (Vilnius, Lithuania, Oct.11-13, 2012). - Vilnius, 2012. - P.76.

Rational approach to innominate artery revascularisation / S.Tkhor, P.Dombure, K.Kupcs, H.Kidikas // Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery. - Vol.53, Suppl.2 (2012, Apr.), p.133-134. - 61st International Congress of the European Society of Cardiovascular and Endovascular Surgery (ESCVS) (Dubrovnik, Croatia, Apr.25-28, 2012).

Role of CT perfusion relative threshold values in diagnostics of acute stroke [Elektroniskais resurss] : [abstract] / M.Radzina, G.Krumina, K.Kupcs, E.Miglane // ECR 2012 (European Society of Radiology) (Vienna, Austria, March 1-5, 2012) : [e-posters] [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Poster C-1708. - Resurss aprakstīts 2013.g. 29.aprīlī. - Pieejas veids : Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://ipp.myesr.org/esr/ecr2012/index.php?v=posterd&poid=1…

Stenta protēžu deformācija pacientiem pēc vēdera aortas ārstēšanas ar aneirismas maisā fiksētu stenta protēzi / K.Kupčs, J.Šavlovskis, N.Ezīte ...[u.c.] // 2012.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2012.g. 29.-30.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2012. - 55.lpp.

Transarterial chemoembolization of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma with drug eluting beads : [abstract] / K.Kupcs, J.Vilmanis, G.Purkalne ...[et al.] // 4th Baltic Congress of Radiology (Vilnius, Lithuania, Oct.11-13, 2012). - Vilnius, 2012. - P.47.

Voika, Olga. Application of the semiautomated program in glioma volume measurement : [abstract] / O.Voika, S.Dzelzite, K.Kupcs // 4th Baltic Congress of Radiology (Vilnius, Lithuania, Oct.11-13, 2012). - Vilnius, 2012. - P.88.

Endovascular thrombectomy as a method of acute ischemic stroke treatment [Elektroniskais resurss] : [abstract] / A.Balodis, K.Kupcs, H.Kidikas, E.Miglane // ECR 2013 (European Society of Radiology) (Vienna, Austria, March 7-11, 2013) : [e-posters] [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Poster C-2461. - Resurss aprakstīts 2014.g. 15.apr. - Pieejas veids : Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1594/ecr2013/C-2461

What is the role of extracranial carotid artery stenosis in evaluation of brain CT perfusion in acute stroke? [Elektroniskais resurss] : [abstract] / M.Radzina, G.Krumina, K.Kupcs, E.Miglane // ECR 2013 (European Society of Radiology) (Vienna, Austria, March 7-11, 2013) : [e-posters] [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Poster C-1778. - Resurss aprakstīts 2014.g. 15.apr. - Pieejas veids : Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1594/ecr2013/C-1778

Collaterals and baseline CT perfusion ASPECTS score together are reliable predictors of favorable outcome in acute stroke patients / M.Radzina, K.Kupcs, A.Millers ...[et al.] // Cerebrovascular Diseases. - Vol.37, Suppl.1 (2014), p.9. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Mechanical thrombectomies performed in acute ischaemic stroke patients in Paula Stradins Clinical University hospital during 2010 - 2013 [Elektroniskais resurss] / A.Balodis, K.Kupcs, H.Kidikas, E.Miglane // Insights into Imaging [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.5, No.1, Suppl. (2014, March), p.S269. - European Congress of Radiology (Vienna, Austria, March 6-10, 2014) : Book of Abstracts. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://link.springer.com/journal/13244/5/1/suppl/page/1

Paula Stradiņa Klīniskās universitātes slimnīcas cerebrālā infarkta slimnieku reperfūzijas terapijas efektivitātes raksturojums : Insulta reģistra datu analīze / E.Miglāne, A.Millers, V.Ķēniņa, K.Kupčs ...[u.c.] // 2014.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2014.g. 10.-11.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2014. - 98.lpp.

A. gastroduodenalis aneirisma : diagnostikas un ārstēšanas algoritms / A.Ozoliņš, K.Kupčs, J.Gardovskis ...[u.c.] // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 48.lpp.

Acute ischemic stroke endovascular treatment of patients with large vessel occlusions / A.Balodis, E.Miglāne, K.Kupčs ...[et al.] // Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences. Sect.B. - Vol.69, No.5 (2015), p.A2. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Akūta išēmiska insulta iznākumu ietekmējošie faktori pacientiem pēc trombektomijas / A.Balodis, E.Miglāne, K.Kupčs ...[u.c.] // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 345.lpp.

Cerebrālā infarkta ārstēšanas rezultāti dažādās vecuma grupās / E.Miglāne, A.Millers, A.Balodis, K.Kupčs ...[u.c.] // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 180.lpp.

Collateral blood supply in acute stroke [Elektroniskais resurss] / A.Balodis, K.Kupcs, E.Miglane ...[et al.] // Insights into Imaging. [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.6, Issue 1, Suppl.1 (2015, March), abstr. No.C-1460. - ECR 2015 - Annual European Congress of Radiology (Vienna, Austria, March 4-8, 2015) : Book of Abstracts. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13244-015-0388-y

Gastroduodenal artery aneurysm - an algorithm of diagnosis and treatment / A.Ozolins, K.Kupcs, J.Gardovskis ...[et al.] // Eesti Arst. - Suppl.2 (2015, Sept.), p.47. - 8th Congress of the Baltic Association of Surgeons (Tallinn, Estonia, Sept.10-12, 2015) : Abstracts.

Imaging related predictors of favorable outcome in acute ischemic stroke treated by thrombectomy [Elektroniskais resurss] / A.Balodis, K.Kupcs, E.Miglane ...[et al.] // Insights into Imaging [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.6, Issue 1, Suppl.1 (2015, March), p.S339. - ECR 2015 - Annual European Congress of Radiology (Vienna, Austria, March 4-8, 2015) : Book of Abstracts. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13244-015-0387-z

Reperfusion therapy results among patients with initial and recurrent cerebral infarction in Latvia [Elektroniskais resurss] / E.Miglane, E.Pucite, A.Balodis, K.Kupcs, A.Millers, Z.Priede ...[et al.] // Cerebrovascular Diseases [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.39, Suppl.2 (2015, May), p.290. - 24. European Stroke Conference (Vienna, Austria, May 13-15, 2015) : Abstract E-book. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://misc.karger.com/products/CED_2015_039_S2. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

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