Limas Kupcinskas

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Affiliation: Kaunas University of Medicine
Country: Lithuania

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori and non-malignant diseases
    Limas Kupcinskas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Mickeviciaus str 9, LT 44307 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Helicobacter 10:26-33. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint De novo erosive esophagitis in duodenal ulcer patients related to pre-existing reflux symptoms, smoking, and patient age, but not to Helicobacter pylori eradication: a one-year follow-up study
    Laimas Jonaitis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, 50028 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 46:454-9. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint [Modern attitude towards management of laryngopharyngeal form of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Lithuanian clinical practice guidelines for adults]
    Nora Siupsinskiene
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 43:832-9. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori genotypes in Lithuanian patients with chronic gastritis and duodenal ulcer
    Jolanta Miciuleviciene
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 44:449-54. 2008
  5. pmc NOD2, IL23R and ATG16L1 polymorphisms in Lithuanian patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Jurgita Sventoraityte
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, A Mickeviciaus Street 9, LT 44307 Kaunas, Lithuania
    World J Gastroenterol 16:359-64. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint The humoral immuneresponse to Helicobacter pylori infection in children with gastrointestinal symptoms
    Daiva Janulaityte-Gunther
    Department of Microbiology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 44:205-12. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Interleukin-1B and interleukin-1 receptor antagonist gene polymorphisms are not associated with premalignant gastric conditions: a combined haplotype analysis
    Limas Kupcinskas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:1189-95. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux disease after Helicobacter pylori eradication in gastric ulcer patients: a one-year follow-up study
    Laimas Jonaitis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 44:211-5. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Hepatic venous pressure gradient measurement in patients with liver cirrhosis: a correlation with disease severity and variceal bleeding
    Vilma Silkauskaite
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 45:8-13. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Precancerous gastric conditions in high Helicobacter pylori prevalence areas: comparison between Eastern European (Lithuanian, Latvian) and Asian (Taiwanese) patients
    Laimas Jonaitis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 43:623-9. 2007

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Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori and non-malignant diseases
    Limas Kupcinskas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Mickeviciaus str 9, LT 44307 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Helicobacter 10:26-33. 2005
    ..pylori eradication does not cause gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GORD), however, a negative association between H. pylori and GORD does exist, especially in Asia, but the nature of this relationship should be further clarified...
  2. ncbi request reprint De novo erosive esophagitis in duodenal ulcer patients related to pre-existing reflux symptoms, smoking, and patient age, but not to Helicobacter pylori eradication: a one-year follow-up study
    Laimas Jonaitis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, 50028 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 46:454-9. 2010
    ..Therefore, we aimed to elucidate the role of H. pylori eradication and other factors in the development of erosive esophagitis in patients with duodenal ulcer...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Modern attitude towards management of laryngopharyngeal form of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Lithuanian clinical practice guidelines for adults]
    Nora Siupsinskiene
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 43:832-9. 2007
    ..Combined therapy for nonresponders is described. Algorithm for stopping the medication is recommended. These recommendations may provide an efficient and economical approach to the management of this problem...
  4. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori genotypes in Lithuanian patients with chronic gastritis and duodenal ulcer
    Jolanta Miciuleviciene
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 44:449-54. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between cagPAI, vacA, and iceA status and severity of the disease in patients from Lithuania, infected by H. pylori...
  5. pmc NOD2, IL23R and ATG16L1 polymorphisms in Lithuanian patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Jurgita Sventoraityte
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, A Mickeviciaus Street 9, LT 44307 Kaunas, Lithuania
    World J Gastroenterol 16:359-64. 2010
    ..To investigate the frequency of NOD2, IL23R and ATG16L1 genetic variants in a case-control panel for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) from Lithuania...
  6. ncbi request reprint The humoral immuneresponse to Helicobacter pylori infection in children with gastrointestinal symptoms
    Daiva Janulaityte-Gunther
    Department of Microbiology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 44:205-12. 2005
    ..pylori infection in Lithuanian children is higher compared to Western Europe. The infection is acquired in early life. Diagnosing H. pylori infection, serology is helpful, but endoscopy/histology remains as gold standard...
  7. doi request reprint Interleukin-1B and interleukin-1 receptor antagonist gene polymorphisms are not associated with premalignant gastric conditions: a combined haplotype analysis
    Limas Kupcinskas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:1189-95. 2010
    ..Here, IL1B and IL1RN polymorphisms were analyzed as genotypes and haplotypes in relation to the presence of atrophic gastritis (AG) and intestinal metaplasia in the stomach...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux disease after Helicobacter pylori eradication in gastric ulcer patients: a one-year follow-up study
    Laimas Jonaitis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 44:211-5. 2008
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  9. ncbi request reprint Hepatic venous pressure gradient measurement in patients with liver cirrhosis: a correlation with disease severity and variceal bleeding
    Vilma Silkauskaite
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 45:8-13. 2009
    ..The aim of present study was to evaluate relationships between degree of portal hypertension, severity of the disease, and bleeding status in patients with liver cirrhosis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Precancerous gastric conditions in high Helicobacter pylori prevalence areas: comparison between Eastern European (Lithuanian, Latvian) and Asian (Taiwanese) patients
    Laimas Jonaitis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 43:623-9. 2007
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  11. doi request reprint Efficacy of the natural antioxidant astaxanthin in the treatment of functional dyspepsia in patients with or without Helicobacter pylori infection: A prospective, randomized, double blind, and placebo-controlled study
    Limas Kupcinskas
    Kaunas University of Medicine, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Phytomedicine 15:391-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of the natural antioxidant astaxanthin in functional dyspepsia in different doses and compared with placebo...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Diagnostics of laryngopharyngeal form of gastroesophageal reflux disease for adults (Lithuanian clinical practice guidelines)]
    Ruta Pribuisiene
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 43:508-15. 2007
    ..The guidelines are designed for the otorhinolaryngologists, gastroenterologists, and general practitioners...
  13. ncbi request reprint Predictors of premature delivery in patients with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy
    Jurate Kondrackiene
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu Street 2, Kaunas 50009, Lithuania
    World J Gastroenterol 13:6226-30. 2007
    ..To evaluate the predictive value of clinical symptoms and biochemical parameters for prematurity in intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Incidence of inflammatory bowel disease in Kaunas region, Lithuania
    Gediminas Kiudelis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 48:431-5. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence of inflammatory bowel disease in Kaunas and its region during a 3-year period...
  15. ncbi request reprint Liver diseases unique to pregnancy
    Jurate Kondrackiene
    J Kondrackiene, Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 44:337-45. 2008
    ..The correct diagnosis is critical, as any delay can result in morbidity or mortality of both the mother and fetus. Early delivery and advances in supportive management are the only available option for improving the prognosis...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic sensitivity and specificity of laryngoscopic signs of reflux laryngitis
    Ruta Pribuisiene
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 44:280-7. 2008
    ..To assess the diagnostic sensitivity and specificity of the laryngoscopic signs of reflux laryngitis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Acute liver failure in Lithuania
    Dalia Adukauskiene
    Department of Intensive Care, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 44:536-40. 2008
    ..The aim of our study was to analyze the causes, outcomes, and prognostic factors of ALF in patients referred to tertiary care center in Lithuania...
  18. ncbi request reprint Laryngeal examination is superior to endoscopy in the diagnosis of the laryngopharyngeal form of gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Laimas Jonaitis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Scand J Gastroenterol 41:131-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of endoscopic and laryngologic examination in the diagnosis of LF GERD and to create a laryngoscopic reflux index (LRI)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori antibodies and gastric cancer: a gender-related difference
    Daiva Janulaityte-Gunther
    Department of Microbiology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Mickeviciaus 9, LT 4430 Kaunas, Lithuania
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 44:191-5. 2005
    ..H. pylori seems, however, to be a more important for development of gastric cancer in females than in males or males may have more confounding risk factors for gastric cancer than females...
  20. ncbi request reprint Immune system alterations in patients with inflammatory bowel disease during remission
    Jurgita Sventoraityte
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 44:27-33. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate cytokine profile in patients with different forms of inflammatory bowel disease - ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease - during clinical remission phase...
  21. pmc Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy-current achievements and unsolved problems
    Jurate Kondrackiene
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas 50009, Lithuania
    World J Gastroenterol 14:5781-8. 2008
    ..Clinical trials are required to identify the most suitable monitoring modalities that can specifically predict poor perinatal outcome. This article aims to review current achievements and unsolved problems of ICP...
  22. ncbi request reprint An unusual case of bleeding from stomach due to a giant diospyrobezoar
    Jolanta Sumskiene
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 45:476-9. 2009
    ..Such pathology potentially could be prevented by dietary advice...
  23. doi request reprint Influence of NADPH oxidase on inflammatory response in primary intestinal epithelial cells in patients with ulcerative colitis
    Rima Ramonaite
    Institute for Digestive Research, Academy of Medicine, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, A, Mickeviciaus str, 9, LT 44307 Kaunas, Lithuania
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:159. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the role of NADPH oxidase in primary intestinal epithelial cells during the active phase of UC...
  24. doi request reprint Influence of wrap length on the effectiveness of Nissen and Toupet fundoplication: a prospective randomized study
    Antanas Mickevicius
    Surgery Department, Kaunas University of Medicine, S Lozoraicio 32, Kaunas 50116, Lithuania
    Surg Endosc 22:2269-76. 2008
    ..Much less attention has been paid to the fundic wrap length. This study aimed to compare the effectiveness of two different wrap lengths among the patients undergoing partial or total fundoplication...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis B virus chronic carriers and risk factors for hepatitis B virus infection among Lithuanian army soldiers
    Limas Kupcinskas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, Kaunas, LT 50009 Lithuania
    Mil Med 172:625-7. 2007
    ..Study data proved the need for health promotion, prophylactic vaccination, and monitoring programs at the Lithuanian Armed Forces...
  26. ncbi request reprint A 1 year follow-up study of the consequences of Helicobacter pylori eradication in duodenal ulcer patients: unchanged frequency of erosive oesophagitis and decreased prevalence of non-erosive gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
    Limas Kupcinskas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 16:369-74. 2004
    ..pylori eradication, (2) patients with persistent H. pylori infection after attempts at eradication, and (3) controls in whom H. pylori eradication had not been attempted...
  27. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a novel 14C-urea breath test "Heliprobe" in diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection
    Laimas Virginijus Jonaitis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 43:32-5. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to establish the diagnostic value of the novel, inexpensive, quick, and convenient to use (14)C-urea breath test "Heliprobe", Noster AB, Sweden...
  28. ncbi request reprint Disease-specific health-related quality of life and its determinants in liver cirrhosis patients in Lithuania
    Jolanta Sumskiene
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, A Mickeviciaus Street 9, Kaunas LT 44307, Lithuania
    World J Gastroenterol 12:7792-7. 2006
    ..Also an important objective was to assess whether QOL in liver cirrhosis patients differs by age and gender, by type and severity of disease...
  29. pmc High frequency of the c.3207C>A (p.H1069Q) mutation in ATP7B gene of Lithuanian patients with hepatic presentation of Wilson's disease
    Laimutis Kucinskas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, Kaunas LT 50009, Lithuania
    World J Gastroenterol 14:5876-9. 2008
    ..To investigate the prevalence of the ATP7B gene mutation in patients with hepatic presentation of Wilson's disease (WD) in Lithuania...
  30. ncbi request reprint Perceptual and acoustic characteristics of voice changes in reflux laryngitis patients
    Ruta Pribuisiene
    Department of Otolaryngology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    J Voice 20:128-36. 2006
    ..The results of the study demonstrated that multidimensional voice assessment documented deteriorated voice quality and restricted phonation capabilities in the tested group of RL patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Dietary characteristics of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases]
    Aida Zvirbliene
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 42:895-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate nutritional status and dietary habits of Lithuanian patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease and to compare with those of healthy controls...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of ursodeoxycholic acid versus cholestyramine in intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy
    Jurate Kondrackiene
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Gastroenterology 129:894-901. 2005
    ..The aim of this randomized study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ursodeoxycholic acid in comparison with cholestyramine...
  34. ncbi request reprint What Bizzozero never could imagine - Helicobacter pylori today and tomorrow
    Daiva Janulaityte-Gunther
    Department of Microbiology, Kaunas University of Medicine, A Mickeviciaus 9, 3000 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 39:542-9. 2003
    ..From large epidemiological studies made during the last twenty years as well as from microbiological research we have learned much more about this in the beginning nameless and mysterious bacterium...
  35. ncbi request reprint Gastric inflammatory markers and interleukins in patients with functional dyspepsia treated with astaxanthin
    Leif Percival Andersen
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 50:244-8. 2007
    ..1999). These dietary conditions are impossible in studies involving humans, and may be due to the minor effect when the host have access to antioxidants in their diet...
  36. ncbi request reprint Pantoprazole 20 mg on demand is effective in the long-term management of patients with mild gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
    Suleiman Kaspari
    Private Practice, Luneburg, Germany
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:935-41. 2005
    ..Hence, on-demand treatment with pantoprazole 20 mg is safe and effective in maintaining control of the symptoms heartburn, acid regurgitation and pain on swallowing symptoms in patients with GORD grade 0/I with superiority to placebo...
  37. ncbi request reprint Gastric inflammatory markers and interleukins in patients with functional dyspepsia, with and without Helicobacter pylori infection
    Leif P Andersen
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 44:233-8. 2005
    ..001). By using an index of inflammatory markers trends can be summarized and thereby significant which may be of importance when gastric inflammation is investigated in children and patients with functional dyspepsia...
  38. ncbi request reprint Combined serum IgG response to Helicobacter pylori VacA and CagA predicts gastric cancer
    Daiva Janulaityte-Gunther
    Department of Microbiology, University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 50:220-5. 2007
    ..The detection of antibodies to 94- and 30-kDa bands, in association with the determination of serum antibodies to CagA+/VacA+, may have a prospective value in assessment of the risk of developing of gastric cancer...