Laparoscopic Versus Open Repair Of Inguinal Hernia

Žilvinas Dambrauskas, Lina Pankratjevaitė, Vaidotas Bogusevičius, Antanas Mickevičius Abstract Background and objective. Inguinal hernia repair is one of the most common general surgery procedures. Laparoscopic repair is technically more demanding, though it has been shown to be superior in terms of pain and discomfort, however, there is no apparent difference in recurrence between laparoscopic and…

Women With Cervical Cancer Nursing Care

Giedrė Paulikaitė, Lina Gedrimė, Artūras Razbadauskas Abstract The aim of the analysis of women with cervical cancer nursing care. The study was conducted in 2013-2015. Applied survey conducted in writing, by filling the anonymous questionnaire. The study consisted of not accidental taking contingent, which were included: womens with vorious stages of cervical cancer, having treatment…

Diabetes Increased Susceptibility to Infections

Saulius Čaplinskas, Ieva Linkevičiūtė Abstract The susceptibility to certain infectious diseases increases for diabetics. Some of them are more common in patients with diabetes, others have difficult course and complicates much more for diabetics. The higher rate of infectious diseases in such patients is caused by defects of immunity system, neuropathy, vasculopathy and bigger amount…

Postoperative Analgesia for Total Knee Arthroplasty: Epidural Analgesia or Nervus Block

Janis Zinkus, Greta Masiliūnienė, Arūnas Gelmanas, Ramūnas Tamošiūnas, Julius Masiliūnas, Andrius Macas Abstract Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is a common surgery whichimproves mobility and quality of life. There is a possitive correlationbetween the intensity of acute postoperative pain and the riskof chronic pain development. Opioids, epidural infusion, lumbarplexus block are common options for postoperative pain…

Pelvic Exenteration – Ultra-Radical Operations at Klaipėda University Hospital

Raimondas Šiaulys, Justina Domarkaitė, Michail Tarachovskij Abstract Objectives: To overview and analyze the experience of pelvicexenteration at Klaipėda University Hospital and to compare datawith other studies.Methods: The retrospective overview of patients who underwentpelvic exenteration from May 2011 to December 2013 wasdone. Complications and outcomes were estimated.Results: The analysis of 8 patients’ data was performed. Themean…

Bronchoscopy Applicability of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care

Dalia Bieliauskaitė, Diana Bilskienė, Milda Juškė, Kamilė Paulauskaitė, Darius Trepenaitis, Andrius Macas Abstract Flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy (FFB) is a very important and useful tool, which has diagnostic or therapeutic indications. Overall, it is a very safe procedure with low complication rates reported. There are several published guidelines to provide general guidance on the conduct of…

The Effect of Inpatient Rehabilitation on the Course of Disease in Patients After Stroke

Daiva Sudmantienė, Geriuldas Žiliukas, Danguolė Drungilienė, Henrikas Kazlauskas Abstract A stroke can cause prolonged disability and affects the quality of life. Actively and on time started a complex rehabilitation improves the progress of the disease, helps to recover lost functions, avoid complications, provides an opportunity for patients to maximum adjust to their activities of daily…

SURGICAL RESULTS AFTER TOTAL GASTRECTOMY FOR GASTRIC CANCER AT THE ONCOLOGY INSTITUTE OF VILNIUS UNIVERSITY

Narimantas Evaldas Samalavičius Abstract Summary The aim of the study was to evaluate results after total gastrectomy for gastric cancer, performed 2008.01.01-2009.06.30 at the Oncology Institte of Vilnius University. Methods. 107 patient histories were retrospectively analyzed, for whom total gastrectomy with D2 lymphadenomectomy for gastric cancer was performed  using Omega type of ezophagojejunostomy during the…