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Work experience

2015 - Present

Associate Professor in Endocrine surgery

Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery

2000 - Present

Surgeon

Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital, Department Of Surgery

2006 - 2015

Assistant Professor

Rīga Stradiņš University, Department of Surgery

2000 - 2006

Assistant

Rīga Stradiņš University, Department of Surgery

1996 - 2000

Senior Laboratory Assistant

Rīga Stradiņš University, Department of Surgery

Present

Associate Professor

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery

Education and training

2000 - 2003

Dr. med. (2005)

Rīga Stradiņš University, Doctoral studies

1995 - 2000

Surgeon sertificate

Rīga Stradiņš University, Residency in Surgery

1989 - 1995

Doctor diploma

Medical Academy of Latvia, Faculty of Medicine

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

May 2019. 8th Conference of Europeans Society of Endocrine Surgeons (ESES): Volume, outcomes and quality standards in Endocrine surgery, Granada, Spain.

April 2017. Symposium of Europeans Society of Endocrine Surgeons (ESES): Surgery of Subclinical Endocrine disease, Oxford, Great Britain.

May 2015. Europeans Society of Endocrine Surgeons (ESES) workshop Hyperparathyroidism due multiple gland disease: An evidence-based perspective, Varna, Bulgaria

​May 2013. Europeans Society of Endocrine Surgeons (ESES) workshop Surgery of Thyroid Cancer, Gerlin, Germany

December 2008. Training in Endocrine Surgery Department, La Timone Hospital, Marseilles, France - prof.Jean-Francois Henry

August 2008. The 9th International Postgraduate Courses in Endocrine Surgery. Visby, Sweden

May 2007. Europeans Society of Endocrine Surgeons (ESES) workshop Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (PNETs): Minimal consensus on endoscopic surgical procedures , Vienna, Austria

Nov 2006. Training in Endocrine Surgery Department, Wales University Hospital, Cardiff, Great Britain- David-Scott Combes

May 2005. Workshop in Minimally Invasive Endocrine Surgery, Strasbourg, France

March 2003. Training in Endocrine Surgery Department, Pisa University, Italy - prof.Paolo Miccoli​​​​​

1999. MEDCEUR-99 Batlfield Care course, Riga

1998. DAAD stipendijas Training in Surgery Department, Duesseldorf Heinrich-Heine University, Germany

1996.-1999. COPERNICUS project Information technology for quality assurance in acute abdominal pain in Europe (Euro-APP)​​​​

Field of research

Endocrine Surgery.

Minimally Invasive parathyroid operation introduction in Latvia.

Intraoperative neuromonitoring in thyroid surgery introduction in Latvia.

Quality of life after thyroid operations.

Quality of life after hernia and hemorrhoid operations.

Lectured study course

Basics and technique of conventional, videoassisted and minimally invasive surgery.

Surgical diseases I (acute and elective surgery: abdominal, breast and thyroid)

Surgical diseases II

Novelties in Surgery

Placement

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

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

Doctoral Examination in the speciality

State Examination

Projects

Leading researcher; ESF Project 2013/0004/1DP/1.1.1.2.0/13/APIA/VIAA/020 Neiroendokrīno un endokrīno audzēju diferenciāldiagnostikas tehnoloģiju izstrāde, 2013.-2015.

Nr. 2009/0147/1DP/1.1.2.1.2/09/IPIA/VIAA/009 ESF Project "Support for Doctoral Students in Acquisition of the Study Programme and Acquisition of a Scientific Degree in Riga Stradiņš University." 2009/0147

Memberships

2000 - today

member of Latvian Association of Surgeons


2004 - today

member and national delegate of European Society of Endocrine Surgeons ESES


2011 - 2012

vice president of Latvian Association of Surgeons (2011.-2012.)​

Objects of intellectual property

Vairogdziedzera papilāra vēža riska noteikšanas paņēmiens pacientiem ar vairogdziedzera mezgliem : LV 14878 B : patents / izgudrotāji: A.Ozoliņš, J.Gardovskis, Z.Narbuts, P.Priedītis ...[u.c.]. - Pieteikts: 25.02.2014 ; publicēts: 20.10.2014. // Izgudrojumi, Preču Zīmes un Dizainparaugi. - Nr.10 (2014), 1506.lpp.

Publications

Epidemiological Data and Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms: Insights From Tertiary Referral Hospitals in Latvia. World Journal of Surgery, 2019 | DOI: 10.1007/s00268-019-05219-0 Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Ņičiporuka, Rita. Paula Stradiņa klīniskās universitātes slimnīcas Ķirurģijas klīnikas 10 gadu pieredze virsnieru ķirurģijā / R.Ņičiporuka, Z.Narbuts, J.Gardovskis // Latvijas Ārsts. - Nr.5/6 (2017, maijs/jūn.), 62.-68.lpp.

Diagnostic value of contrast-enhanced ultrasound evaluation of malignant and benign solitary thyroid nodules / P.Priedītis, M.Radziņa, I.Štrumfa, Z.Narbuts, A.Ozoliņs, A.Vanags, J.Gardovskis // Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences. Sect.B. - Vol.70, No.1 (2016), p.1-6. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Evaluation of malignant parathyroid tumours in two European cohorts of patients with sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism / A.Ozolins, Z.Narbuts, A.Vanags, Z.Simtniece, J.Gardovskis, I.Strumfa ...[et al.] // Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery. - Vol.401, No.7 (2016, Nov.), p.943-951. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Primāra persistējoša hiperparatireoze / A.Ozoliņš, Z.Narbuts, K.Kupčs ...[u.c.] // Latvijas Ārsts. - Nr.8 (2016, aug.), 40.-44.lpp.

Salewski, Deborah Lina. Single institution 6-year experience with intraoperative parathyroid hormone assay in primary hyperparathyroidism / D.L.Salewski, A.Ozolins, Z.Narbuts // Acta Chirurgica Latviensis. - No.16/1 (2016), p.16-22.

Kapļa, Natālija. Patoloģisks kaulu lūzums internajā medicīnā / N.Kapļa, N.Fokina, Z.Narbuts // Doctus. - Nr.8 (2015, aug.), 41.-43.lpp.

Puzaka, Ilze. Kas slēpjas aiz tahikardijas? / I.Puzaka, N.Fokina, Z.Narbuts // Doctus. - Nr.2 (2015, febr.), 41.-44.lpp.

Trefoil factor 3 is required for differentiation of thyroid follicular cells and acts as a context-dependent tumor suppressor / J.Vilmanis, Z.Narbuts, A.Abols ...[et al.] // Neoplasma. - Vol.62, No.6 (2015), p.914-924. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Survey of autoantibody responses against tumor-associated antigens in thyroid cancer / J.Vilmanis, Z.Narbuts, A.Abols ...[et al.] // Cancer Biomarkers. - Vol.14, No.5 (2014), p.361-369. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Immunohistochemical expression of HBME-1, E-cadherin, and CD56 in the differential diagnosis of thyroid nodulesMedicina (Lithuania) 2012 | journal-article. EID: 2-s2.0-84875543577- Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Validity of multiplex biomarker model of 6 genes for the differential diagnosis of thyroid nodulesThyroid Research. 2011 | journal-article

Diagnostic utility of immunohistochemical panel in various thyroid pathologiesLangenbeck's Archives of Surgery. 2010 | journal-article

A comparison of quality of life and postoperative results from combined PPH and conventional haemorrhoidectomy in different cases of haemorrhoidal disease. Colorectal Disease. 2007 | journal-article

Abstracts​​

Association between neutrophil-to lymphocyte ratio and papillary thyroid cancer aggressiveness / R.Ničiporuka, A.Ozoliņš, Z.Narbuts, I.Štrumfa, J.Gardovskis // Rīga Stradiņš University International Conference on Medical and Health Care Sciences "Knowledge for Use in Practice" (Riga, Latvia, Apr.1-3, 2019) : Abstracts / Rīga Stradiņš University. - Rīga, 2019. - P.85.

Clinicopathological features of follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma / R.Ničiporuka, A.Ozoliņš, Z.Narbuts, I.Štrumfa, J.Gardovskis // Rīga Stradiņš University International Conference on Medical and Health Care Sciences "Knowledge for Use in Practice" (Riga, Latvia, Apr.1-3, 2019) : Abstracts / Rīga Stradiņš University. - Rīga, 2019. - P.87.

Epidemiological data and treatment patterns among patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (pNETs) in Latvia : First Report from Multi-Institutional Study / H.Plaudis, A.Ozoliņš, M.Sperga, Z.Narbuts ...[et al.] // Rīga Stradiņš University International Conference on Medical and Health Care Sciences "Knowledge for Use in Practice" (Riga, Latvia, Apr.1-3, 2019) : Abstracts / Rīga Stradiņš University. - Rīga, 2019. - P.73.

Metastatic thyroid cancer / R.Ničiporuka, A.Ozoliņš, Z.Narbuts, I.Štrumfa, Jānis Gardovskis // Rīga Stradiņš University International Conference on Medical and Health Care Sciences "Knowledge for Use in Practice" (Riga, Latvia, Apr.1-3, 2019) : Abstracts / Rīga Stradiņš University. - Rīga, 2019. - P.82.

Outcomes of sporadic resected non-functional pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (NF-pNETs) – 11-year experience in tertiary referral hospitals in Latvia / H.Plaudis, A.Ozoliņš, M.Sperga, Z.Narbuts, I.Kudaba ...[et al.] // Rīga Stradiņš University International Conference on Medical and Health Care Sciences "Knowledge for Use in Practice" (Riga, Latvia, Apr.1-3, 2019) : Abstracts / Rīga Stradiņš University. - Rīga, 2019. - P.84.

Thyroid gland morphology and management differences / A.Didrihsone, R.Ničiporuka, A.Ozolins, Z.Narbuts, J.Gardovskis // Rīga Stradiņš University International Conference on Medical and Health Care Sciences "Knowledge for Use in Practice" (Riga, Latvia, Apr.1-3, 2019) : Abstracts / Rīga Stradiņš University. - Rīga, 2019. - P.83.

Thyroid surgery influence on calcium metabolism : hospital experience / A.Didrihsone, R.Ničiporuka, Z.Narbuts, A.Ozoliņš, J.Gardovskis // Rīga Stradiņš University International Conference on Medical and Health Care Sciences "Knowledge for Use in Practice" (Riga, Latvia, Apr.1-3, 2019) : Abstracts / Rīga Stradiņš University. - Rīga, 2019. - P.94.

First results of gastroentero- pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NET) multi-institutional registry in Latvia / H.Plaudis, A.Ozolins, Z.Narbuts ...[et al.] // Lietuvos Chirurgia = Lithuanian Surgery. - Vol.27, No.1-2 (2018), p.138. - Abstracts of the 9th Congress of Baltic Association of Surgeons (Klaipeda, Lithuania, May 10-12, 2018). -

Incidental papillary thyroid carcinoma / R.Niciporuka, A.Ozolins, Z.Narbuts, I.Strumfa, J.Gardovskis // Lietuvos Chirurgia = Lithuanian Surgery. - Vol.27, No.1-2 (2018), p.150-151. - Abstracts of the 9th Congress of Baltic Association of Surgeons (Klaipeda, Lithuania, May 10-12, 2018). -

Multifokāls papilārs vairogdziedzera vēzis = Multifocal papillary thyroid carcinoma [Elektroniskais resurss] : [tēzes] / R.Ničiporuka, A.Ozoliņs, Z.Narbuts, I.Štrumfa, J.Gardovskis // IV Pasaules latviešu zinātnieku kongress (Rīga, 2018.g. 18.-20.jūn.) : medicīnas un veselības zinātnes sekcija [Elektroniskais resurss] / Izglītības un zinātnes ministrija ...[u.c.]. - Rīga, 2018. - Stenda referāts Nr.9, [1 lpp.]. - Resurss aprakstīts 2019.g. 19.febr. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: https://congress.sciencelatvia.lv/wp-content/uploads/sites/…

Thyroid gland cancer with distant metastases – national data / I.Liepiņa, A.Bērziņa, A.Ozoliņš, Z.Narbuts, J.Gardovskis // 2018.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2018.g. 22.-23.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2018. - 95.lpp.

Assessment of intraoperative parathyroid hormone level decrease and serum parathyroid hormone reference range after parathyroidectomy / Z.Narbuts, A.Ozolins, R.Niciporuka ...[et al.] // 2017.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2017.g. 6.-7.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2017. - 224.lpp.

Fine needle aspiration : its role in diagnosis of follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma / Z.Narbuts, A.Ozolins, A.Abolins ...[et al.] // 2017.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2017.g. 6.-7.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2017. - 148.lpp.

Follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma : is new classification needed? / Z.Narbuts, A.Ozolins, A.Abolins ...[et al.] // 2017.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2017.g. 6.-7.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2017. - 149.lpp.

Impact of visualised parathyroid glands on calcium level after thyroid surgery / D.Sevcenko, Z.Narbuts, R.Niciporuka, A.Ozolins // 2017.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2017.g. 6.-7.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2017. - 153.lpp.

Incidental papillary thyroid carcinoma : 1-year results / R.Niciporuka, A.Abolins, A.Ozolins, Z.Narbuts // Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery. - Vol.402, Issue 2 (2017, March), p.384. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Incidentally found large asymptomatic adrenocortical carcinoma. Case report / R.Niciporuka, A.Ozolins, Z.Narbuts, J.Gardovskis // Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery. - Vol.402, Issue 2 (2017, March), p.385. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Intraoperative parathyroid hormone fall as predictor marker of hypocalcemia after parathyroidectomy / L.Putnina, A.Ozolins, Z.Narbuts ...[et al.] // 2017.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2017.g. 6.-7.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2017. - 212.lpp.

Malignancy rates of bethesda system for reporting thyroid cytopathology in single surgical unit / I.Pikse, R.Niciporuka, A.Ozolins, Z.Narbuts // 2017.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2017.g. 6.-7.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2017. - 151.lpp.

CEUS role in evaluation of thyroid nodules / M.Radzina, P.Prieditis, I.Strumfa, Z.Narbuts, A.Ozolins, A.Vanags // Baltic Congress of Radiology (Liepaja, Latvia, Oct.6-8, 2016) : Abstract Book. - Liepaja, 2016. - P.58-59.

Contrast enhanced ultrasound in diagnosis of solitary thyroid nodules, preliminary study on papillary cancer [Elektroniskais resurss] / P.Prieditis, M.Radzina, I.Strumfa, Z.Narbuts, A.Ozolins, A.Vanags // Insights into Imaging [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.7, Suppl.1 (2016, March), abstr. No.B-1022. - ECR 2016 - European Congress of Radiology (Vienna, Austria, March 2-6, 2016) : Book of Abstracts. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4762835/

Ničiporuka, Rita. Rare complication after thyroidectomy : Horner's syndrome / R.Ničiporuka, Z.Narbuts // 2016.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2016.g. 17.-18.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2016. - 262.lpp.

Super selective venous sampling as diagnostic method in case of persistent primary hyperparathyroidism / Z.Narbuts, K.Kupčs, A.Ozoliņš, J.Gardovskis ...[et al.] // 2016.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2016.g. 17.-18.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2016. - 261.lpp.

Thyroid metastases arising from colorectal cancer / A.Ozolins, Z.Narbuts, A.Abolins, I.Strumfa, J.Gardovskis ...[et al.] // 2016.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2016.g. 17.-18.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2016. - 216.lpp.

Adrenalectomy : 16-year experience at Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital / A.Ozolins, Z.Narbuts, J.Gardovskis ...[et al.] // Eesti Arst. - Suppl.2 (2015, Sept.), p.118. - 8th Congress of the Baltic Association of Surgeons (Tallinn, Estonia, Sept.10-12, 2015) : Abstracts.

Diagnostic role of CD56, HBME-1 and cyclin D1 in the differential diagnosis of thyroid cancer / A.Ozolins, I.Strumfa, Z.Simtniece, A.Vanags, P.Prieditis, Z.Narbuts, J.Gardovskis // Eesti Arst. - Suppl.2 (2015, Sept.), p.74. - 8th Congress of the Baltic Association of Surgeons (Tallinn, Estonia, Sept.10-12, 2015) : [Abstracts].

Differences in malignant parathyroid tumors between two primary hyperparathyroidism cohorts in Europe / A.Ozoliņš, Z.Narbuts, J.Gardovskis, I.Strumfa ...[et al.] // Eesti Arst. - Suppl.2 (2015, Sept.), p.86. - 8th Congress of the Baltic Association of Surgeons (Tallinn, Estonia, Sept.10-12, 2015) : [Abstracts].

Follicular variant of PTC (fvPTC) in patients from two European areas - does subtyping of PTC matter? / A.Ozolins, I.Strumfa, Z.Simtniece, A.Vanags, P.Prieditis, Z.Narbuts, P.Goretzki, J.Gardovskis // Eesti Arst. - Suppl.2 (2015, Sept.), p.75. - 8th Congress of the Baltic Association of Surgeons (Tallinn, Estonia, Sept.10-12, 2015) : [Abstracts].

Laparoskopiskas virsnieru ķirurģijas 15 gadu pieredze / Z.Višņevska, A.Ozoliņš, Z.Narbuts, J.Gardovskis // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 13.lpp.

Ļaundabīgo epitēlijķermenīšu audzēju saslimstības risks dažādās Eiropas populācijās / Z.Višņevska, A.Ozoliņš, Z.Narbuts, P.E.Goretzki, I.Štrumfa, J.Gardovskis // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 12.lpp.

Pacientu pašsajūta pēc vairogdziedzera vēža kompleksas ārstēšanas / I.Liepiņa, A.Ozoliņš, Z.Narbuts, J.Gardovskis // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 263.lpp.

Papillāra vairogdziedzera vēža sastopamība dažādos Eiropas reģionos / A.Ozoliņš, Z.Narbuts, A.Āboliņš, I.Štrumfa, J.Gardovskis // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 262.lpp.

Prognostic factors in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and pancreatic endocrine tumours : survival analysis / A.Vanags, Z.Simtniece, I.Strumfa, I.Franckevica, P.Trapencieris, M.Sperga, Z.Narbuts, J.Gardovskis // 46th World Congress of Surgery (WCS 2015) (Bangkok, Thailand, Aug.23-27, 2015) : [Abstracts]. - Bangkok, 2015. - P.554.

Thyroid metastases arising from colorectal cancer / A.Ozoliņš, Z.Narbuts, A.Abolins, I.Strumfa, J.Gardovskis ...[et al.] // Eesti Arst. - Suppl.2 (2015, Sept.), p.87. - 8th Congress of the Baltic Association of Surgeons (Tallinn, Estonia, Sept.10-12, 2015) : [Abstracts].

Diagnostic failures in a patient with parathyroid carcinoma / A.Ozolins, Z.Narbuts, A.Abolins, I.Strumfa ...[et al.] // 2014.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2014.g. 10.-11.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2014. - 270.lpp.

First experience of prophylactic thyroidectomies in children / A.Ozolins, Z.Narbuts, O.Volrats, I.Dzivite-Krisane ...[et al.] // 2014.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2014.g. 10.-11.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2014. - 271.lpp.

Virsnieru ķirurģijas aktualitātes un rezultāti / A.Ozoliņš, Z.Narbuts, J.Gardovskis ...[u.c.] // 2014.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2014.g. 10.-11.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2014. - 52.lpp.

Objects of intellectual property rights

Vairogdziedzera papilāra vēža riska noteikšanas paņēmiens pacientiem ar vairogdziedzera mezgliem : LV 14878 B : patents / izgudrotāji: A.Ozoliņš, J.Gardovskis, Z.Narbuts, P.Priedītis ...[u.c.]. - Pieteikts: 25.02.2014 ; publicēts: 20.10.2014. // Izgudrojumi, Preču Zīmes un Dizainparaugi. - Nr.10 (2014), 1506.lpp.

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Ilze Grope
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Sandra Lejniece
Dean, Head of Study Programme
Pēteris Tretjakovs
Head of the Department, Head of Study Programme
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
Juta Kroiča
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Deputy Chair of the Senate
Guna Laganovska
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Dace Rezeberga
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Ilze Štrumfa
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Ilona Hartmane
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Regīna Kleina
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