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Work experience

2013 - Present

Acting Assistant

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery, RSU

2006 - Present

Surgeon

Riga East University Hospital

Education and training

2006 - 2011

Surgeon

Riga Stradiņš University

Residency in Surgery

2000 - 2006

M.D.

Rīga Stradiņš University

General medical education

Achievements

Field of research

  • ​Treatment of acute pancreatitis
  • Management of intraabdominal hypertension/ACS

Supervised study course (Nursing study program)

Surgical Diseases

Lecutered study course

Introduction to Surgery

Surgical Diseases

Surgical Diseases I (Emergency and Planned Abdominal, Breast and Endocrine Surgery)

Surgical Diseases II

Supervised and reviewed student research papers

Reviewed:

qualification papers: 3

Memberships

  • Member, Latvian Association of Surgeons
  • Member, WSACS – the Abdominal Compartment Society

Publications

Research articles​​

Ultrasound-assisted focused open necrosectomy in the treatment of necrotizing pancreatitis [Elektroniskais resurss] / G.Pupelis, V.Fokin, K.Zeiza ...[et al.] // JOP : Journal of the pancreas [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.16, No.2, (2015, March), p.150-158. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.serena.unina.it/index.php/jop/article/view/2953/…

Oral feeding in necrotizing pancreatitis / G.Pupelis, H.Plaudis, K.Zeiza, N.Drozdova ...[et al.] // Acta Chirurgica Belgica. - Vol.114, No.1 (2014, Jan./Febr.), p.34-39. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Focused open necrosectomy in necrotizing pancreatitis / G.Pupelis, K.Zeiza, H.Plaudis ...[et al.] // HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association. - Vol.15, No.7 (2013, July), p.535-540. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Komplicēta intraabdomināla infekcija un sepse : [par ķirurģiskās sepses ārstēšanu] / G.Pupelis, H.Plaudis, K.Zeiza, N.Drozdova ...[u.c.] // Latvijas Ārsts. - Nr.9 (2013, sept.), 55.-59.lpp.

Early continuous veno-venous haemofiltration in the management of severe acute pancreatitis complicated with intra-abdominal hypertension : retrospective review of 10 year experience [Elektroniskais resurss] / H.Plaudis, G.Pupelis, K.Zeiza ...[et al.] // Annals of Intensive Care [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.2, Suppl.1 (2012), p.[1-12]. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3527156/pdf/211…

Early low volume oral synbiotic/prebiotic supplemented enteral stimulation of the gut in patients with severe acute pancreatitis : a prospective feasibility study / H.Plaudis, G.Pupelis, K.Zeiza, V.Boka // Acta Chirurgica Belgica. - Vol.112, N 2 (2012, Mar/Apr.), p.131-138. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Abstracts​​

Active surgical strategy in gallstone pancreatitis complicated with cholangitis [Elektroniskais resurss] : [abstract] / K.Zeiza, N.Drozdova, G.Pupelis ...[et al.] // 11th International Congress of the E-AHPBA (European-African Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association) (Manchester, UK, Apr.21-24, 2015) [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Manchester, 2015. - Poster No.480. - Resurss aprakstīts 2016.g. 15.apr. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.epostersonline.com/eahpba2015/node/1303

Continuous veno-venous haemofiltration in the treatment of patients with necrotizing pancreatitis [Elektroniskais resurss] : [abstract] / K.Zeiza, I.Neimane, L.Sulutaura, G.Pupelis // 11th International Congress of the E-AHPBA (European-African Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association) (Manchester, UK, Apr.21-24, 2015) [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Manchester, 2015. - Poster No.818. - Resurss aprakstīts 2016.g. 15.apr. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.epostersonline.com/eahpba2015/node/2533

Intraoperative ultrasound navigation in the surgical management of acute necrotizing pancreatitis / G.Pupelis, K.Zeiza, V.Fokins ...[et al.] // Eesti Arst. - Suppl.2 (2015, Sept.), p.26. - 8th Congress of the Baltic Association of Surgeons (Tallinn, Estonia, Sept.10-12, 2015) : Abstracts.

Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration for choledocholithiasis during pregnancy : a case report / E.Saukane, H.Plaudis, K.Zeiza, V.Fokins // Eesti Arst. - Suppl.2 (2015, Sept.), p.37. - 8th Congress of the Baltic Association of Surgeons (Tallinn, Estonia, Sept.10-12, 2015) : Abstracts.

Procalcitonin test is a reliable criterion for assessment of treatment efficacy in surgical patients with severe sepsis / N.Drozdova, E.Vasko, K.Zeiza, G.Pupelis ...[et al.] // Eesti Arst. - Suppl.2 (2015, Sept.), p.92. - 8th Congress of the Baltic Association of Surgeons (Tallinn, Estonia, Sept.10-12, 2015) : Abstracts.

Prokalcitonīna tests – jutīgs prognostisks marķieris vāji norobežotas intraabdominālās infekcijas gadījumā / N.Drozdova, M.Mukāns, K.Zeiza, G.Pupelis // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 196.lpp.

Zeiza, Kaspars. Agrīnas nepārtrauktas venovenozas hemofiltrācijas ietekme uz intraabdominālo hipertensiju un šķidruma bilanci pacientiem ar smagu akūtu pankreatītu / K.Zeiza, N.Drozdova, G.Pupelis // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 323.lpp.

Zeiza, Kaspars. Early preventive continuous veno-venous hemofiltration in the management of patients with severe acute pancreatitis / K.Zeiza, N.Drozdova, G.Pupelis // Eesti Arst. - Suppl.2 (2015, Sept.), p.38. - 8th Congress of the Baltic Association of Surgeons (Tallinn, Estonia, Sept.10-12, 2015) : Abstracts.

Drozdova, Nadežda. Bleeding splenic artery pseudoaneurism in chronic pancreatitis / N.Drozdova, K.Zeiza, G.Pupelis // The 7th Congress of the Baltic Association of Surgeons (Riga, Latvia, Sept.27-29, 2012) : Abstracts / Latvijas Universitāte, Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Riga, 2012. - P.62.

Early continuous veno-venous haemofiltration in the management of severe acute pancreatitis complicated with intra-abdominal hypertension. Retrospective review of 10 year experience / H.Plaudis, G.Pupelis, K.Zeiza ...[et al.] // HPB. - Vol.14, Issue Suppl.s2 (2012), p.658-659. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Focused open necrosectomy an alternative surgical approach in the management of infected necrosis / G.Pupelis, H.Plaudis, K.Zeiza ...[et al.] // 10th World Congress of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA) (Paris, France, July 1-5, 2012). - Parise, 2012. - P.170.

Low caloric oral stimulation of gut in necrotizing pancreatitis / G.Pupelis, H.Plaudis, K.Zeiza, N.Drozdova // 10th World Congress of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA) (Paris, France, July 1-5, 2012). - Parise, 2012. - P.506.

Raudzēta piena produkta "Labdaris" pielietojums pacientiem ar komplicētu intraabdominālu infekciju / V.Ramniece, K.Zeiza, G.Pupelis ...[u.c.] // 2012.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2012.g. 29.-30.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2012. - 181.lpp.

Focused open necrosectomy in necrotizing pancreatitis / K.Zeiza, H.Plaudis, G.Pupelis ...[et al.] // 14th Annual Conference of ESS (European Society of Surgery) "Surgery: research and innovation in Europe. New targets for the surgeon and new opportunities for the patient" (Turin, Italy, Nov.25-27, 2010) : Abstracts. - Turin, 2010. - P.75.

Small incision focused open necrosectomy in necrotizing pancreatitis / G.Pupelis, K.Zeiza, H.Plaudis ...[et al.] // HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association. - Vol.12, Issue Suppl.s1 (2010, Apr.), p.338. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Books and brochures​​

Pupelis, Guntars. Aizkuņģa dziedzera slimības / G.Pupelis, H.Plaudis, K.Zeiza // Ķirurģija / J.Gardovska redakcijā. - Rīga : Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2013. - 33.nod., 819.-868.lpp.

Lectured study course

Diagnostics and Treatment of Surgical Diseases (General, Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery)

Placement

State Examination

Surgical Diseases

Surgical Diseases I (Emergency and Planned Abdominal, Breast and Endocrine Surgery)

Surgical Diseases II

Supervised study course

Surgical Diseases

Contacts

Colleagues

Aigars Pētersons
Rector, Academic Staff
Jānis Gardovskis
Head of the Unit, Academic Staff, Chair of the Senate
Ilze Grope
Dean, Academic Staff
Sandra Lejniece
Dean, Head of Study Programme
Gunta Lazdāne
Academic Staff, Director
Edvīns Miklaševičs
Academic Staff, Director
Gunta Ancāne
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Maija Eglīte
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Dace Gardovska
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Director of Strategic Relations
Ilona Hartmane
Academic Staff
Regīna Kleina
Academic Staff
Juta Kroiča
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Deputy Chair of the Senate
Gaida Krūmiņa
Academic Staff
Guna Laganovska
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Ināra Logina
Academic Staff
Gunta Purkalne
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher