Zilvinas Dambrauskas

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Interventional and surgical management of abdominal compartment syndrome in severe acute pancreatitis
    Zilvinas Dambrauskas
    Institute for Biomedical Research, Kau nas University of Medicine, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 46:249-55. 2010
  2. pmc Microcirculatory, mitochondrial, and histological changes following cerebral ischemia in swine
    Olga Suchadolskiene
    Department of Disaster Medicine, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eiveniu 4, LT 50161 Kaunas, Lithuania
    BMC Neurosci 15:2. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Value of the different prognostic systems and biological markers for predicting severity and progression of acute pancreatitis
    Zilvinas Dambrauskas
    Laboratory for Research of Digestive System, Institute for Biomedical Research, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Scand J Gastroenterol 45:959-70. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous transhepatic biliary stenting: the first experience and results of the Hospital of Kaunas University of Medicine
    Zilvinas Dambrauskas
    Department of Surgery, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 44:969-76. 2008
  5. pmc Early recognition of abdominal compartment syndrome in patients with acute pancreatitis
    Zilvinas Dambrauskas
    Department of Surgery, Kaunas University of Medicine Hospital, Eiveniu Str 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    World J Gastroenterol 15:717-21. 2009
  6. pmc Different profiles of cytokine expression during mild and severe acute pancreatitis
    Zilvinas Dambrauskas
    Laboratory for Research of Digestive System, Institute for Biomedical Research, Eiveniu Str 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    World J Gastroenterol 16:1845-53. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of prophylactic parenteral antibiotic use in acute necrotizing pancreatitis
    Zilvinas Dambrauskas
    Department of Surgery, Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 43:291-300. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Predicting development of infected necrosis in acute necrotizing pancreatitis
    Zilvinas Dambrauskas
    Clinic of Surgery, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 42:441-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Value of routine clinical tests in predicting the development of infected pancreatic necrosis in severe acute pancreatitis
    Zilvinas Dambrauskas
    Laboratory for Research of the GI Tract, Institute for Biomedical Research, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Scand J Gastroenterol 42:1256-64. 2007
  10. pmc Magical manoeuvre: a 5-s instructor's intervention helps lightweight female rescuers achieve the required chest compression depth
    Asta Krikscionaitiene
    Departments of aDisaster Medicine bIntensive Care, Crises Research Centre cDepartment of Surgery, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences dHospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kaunas Clinics eDepartment of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Eur J Emerg Med 21:424-8. 2014

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  1. ncbi request reprint Interventional and surgical management of abdominal compartment syndrome in severe acute pancreatitis
    Zilvinas Dambrauskas
    Institute for Biomedical Research, Kau nas University of Medicine, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 46:249-55. 2010
    ..Thus, the aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the ultrasound-guided percutaneous interventions and/or minimally invasive surgery in the treatment of abdominal compartment syndrome...
  2. pmc Microcirculatory, mitochondrial, and histological changes following cerebral ischemia in swine
    Olga Suchadolskiene
    Department of Disaster Medicine, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eiveniu 4, LT 50161 Kaunas, Lithuania
    BMC Neurosci 15:2. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate mitochondrial, microcirculatory, and histological changes in a swine model of global cerebral ischemia...
  3. doi request reprint Value of the different prognostic systems and biological markers for predicting severity and progression of acute pancreatitis
    Zilvinas Dambrauskas
    Laboratory for Research of Digestive System, Institute for Biomedical Research, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Scand J Gastroenterol 45:959-70. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to reassess and compare the value of some known and newly-introduced prognostic markers in the clinical context...
  4. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous transhepatic biliary stenting: the first experience and results of the Hospital of Kaunas University of Medicine
    Zilvinas Dambrauskas
    Department of Surgery, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 44:969-76. 2008
    ..However, immediate clinical benefits and positive short-term outcomes are unequivocal...
  5. pmc Early recognition of abdominal compartment syndrome in patients with acute pancreatitis
    Zilvinas Dambrauskas
    Department of Surgery, Kaunas University of Medicine Hospital, Eiveniu Str 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    World J Gastroenterol 15:717-21. 2009
    ..To assess the value of widely used clinical scores in the early identification of acute pancreatitis (AP) patients who are likely to suffer from intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) and abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS)...
  6. pmc Different profiles of cytokine expression during mild and severe acute pancreatitis
    Zilvinas Dambrauskas
    Laboratory for Research of Digestive System, Institute for Biomedical Research, Eiveniu Str 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    World J Gastroenterol 16:1845-53. 2010
    ..To study secretion patterns of pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines, and activation of various cellular subsets of leukocytes in peripheral blood...
  7. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of prophylactic parenteral antibiotic use in acute necrotizing pancreatitis
    Zilvinas Dambrauskas
    Department of Surgery, Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 43:291-300. 2007
    ..Therefore, we performed an evidence-based analysis to assess the effect of available prophylactic antimicrobial treatment on the development of infected necrosis and sepsis, need for surgery, and mortality...
  8. ncbi request reprint Predicting development of infected necrosis in acute necrotizing pancreatitis
    Zilvinas Dambrauskas
    Clinic of Surgery, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 42:441-9. 2006
    ..However, a review of the clinical studies suggests that we still do not have an optimal model, thus there is a need for new more reliable biochemical and/or clinical predictive systems...
  9. ncbi request reprint Value of routine clinical tests in predicting the development of infected pancreatic necrosis in severe acute pancreatitis
    Zilvinas Dambrauskas
    Laboratory for Research of the GI Tract, Institute for Biomedical Research, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Scand J Gastroenterol 42:1256-64. 2007
    ..Our objective was to assess the value of routine clinical tests to determine the minimal risk for infected necrosis, thereby optimizing timing and selection of patients for image-guided FNA...
  10. pmc Magical manoeuvre: a 5-s instructor's intervention helps lightweight female rescuers achieve the required chest compression depth
    Asta Krikscionaitiene
    Departments of aDisaster Medicine bIntensive Care, Crises Research Centre cDepartment of Surgery, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences dHospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kaunas Clinics eDepartment of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Eur J Emerg Med 21:424-8. 2014
    ..Lightweight rescuers, particularly women, are often unable to achieve the required 5-6 cm CC depth. This nonrandomized cohort study investigated new strategies to improve CC performance...
  11. pmc Effects of prophylactic antibiotics in acute pancreatitis
    Povilas Ignatavičius
    Department of Surgery, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
    HPB (Oxford) 14:396-402. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the effects of antibiotics administered as prophylaxis and as treatment on demand, respectively, in two prospective, non-randomized cohorts of patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Referral pattern, management, and long-term results of laparoscopic bile duct injuries: a case series of 44 patients
    Giedrius Barauskas
    Department of Surgery, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eiveniu 2, 50028 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 48:138-44. 2012
    ..This study analyzed diagnostic and management strategies as well as long-term outcomes after BDI...
  13. doi request reprint Heme oxygenase-1 gene promoter polymorphism is associated with the development of necrotizing acute pancreatitis
    Aiste Gulla
    From the Department of Surgery, Academy of Medicine, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania Department of Pathology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA Institute for Digestive Research, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania and Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
    Pancreas 43:1271-6. 2014
    ..In this study, we hypothesized that the expression of heme oxygenase-1 determined by the number of guanidinium thiocyanate (GT) repeats can influence the occurrence of acute pancreatitis...
  14. doi request reprint Emergent pancreaticoduodenectomy: a dual institution experience and review of the literature
    Aiste Gulla
    Department of Surgery, Kaunas Clinics, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania Electronic address
    J Surg Res 186:1-6. 2014
    ..Emergent pancreaticoduodenectomy (EPD) is an uncommon surgical procedure performed to treat patients with acute pancreaticoduodenal trauma, bleeding, or perforation. This study presents the experience of two university hospitals with EPD...
  15. pmc Trends and results in treatment of gastric cancer over last two decades at single East European centre: a cohort study
    Antanas Mickevicius
    Department of Surgery, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eiveniu str, 2, Kaunas LT 50009, Lithuania
    BMC Surg 14:98. 2014
    ..A steady decline in gastric cancer mortality rate over the last few decades is observed in Western Europe. However it is still not clear if this trend applies to Eastern Europe where high incidence rate of gastric cancer is observed...
  16. pmc Fatty acids of erythrocyte membrane in acute pancreatitis patients
    Irma Kuliaviene
    Irma Kuliaviene, Limas Kupcinskas, Department of Gastroenterology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    World J Gastroenterol 19:5678-84. 2013
    ..To evaluate changes in the fatty acid composition of erythrocyte membrane phospholipids during severe and mild acute pancreatitis (AP) of alcoholic and nonalcoholic etiology...
  17. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis is activated in an early period after radiofrequency ablation of liver tissue
    Tomas Vanagas
    Department of Surgery, Kaunas University of Medicine Hospital, Eiveniu 2, Kaunas LT 50009, Lithuania
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:1095-9. 2009
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  18. doi request reprint Tumor-related factors and patient's age influence survival after resection for ampullary adenocarcinoma
    Giedrius Barauskas
    Department of Surgery, Kaunas University of Medicine Hospital, LT 50009, Kaunas, Lithuania
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 15:423-8. 2008
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  19. doi request reprint Expression of major histocompatibility complex class I-related chain A/B (MICA/B) in pancreatic carcinoma
    Zilvinas Dambrauskas
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Research of Digestive System, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Int J Oncol 44:99-104. 2014
    ..Poorly differentiated tumors showed high MICA/B expression, which was related to extended tumor lymph node metastases and less frequent long-term survival...
  20. doi request reprint Can lightweight rescuers adequately perform CPR according to 2010 resuscitation guideline requirements?
    Asta Krikscionaitiene
    Crises Research Centre, Department of Emergency and Disaster Medicine, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Emerg Med J 30:159-60. 2013
    ..To evaluate associations between rescuers' anthropometric characteristics and chest compressions (CC) depth according to 2010 resuscitation guidelines...
  21. ncbi request reprint Microvascular distribution in the ocular conjunctiva and digestive tract in an experimental setting
    Andrius Pranskūnas
    Department of Intensive Care, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 48:417-23. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that it was possible to measure the small vessels with a considerably smaller inner diameter...