Silvija Jakstiene

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BACKGROUND Until now there is a lack of carefully controlled studies with conventional MR imaging performed exclusively in concussion with short lasting loss of consciousness (LOC). METHODS A MR investigation was performed within 24 hours and after 3 months in 20 patients who had suffered a concussion with a verified loss of consciousness of maximally 5(More)
Purpose. To determine if the MMP-9 genotype has an influence on development of pituitary adenoma (PA). Methodology. The study enrolled n = 86 patients with PA and n = 526 healthy controls (reference group). The genotyping of MMP-9 was carried out using the real-time polymerase chain reaction method. Results. Our data demonstrated that the MMP-9 (-1562) C/C(More)
Cognitive decline is a prevalent condition and independent prognostic marker of unfavourable outcomes in patients with heart failure. The highest prevalence, up to 80 %, is reported in patients hospitalised due to acute decompensation. Numerous factors contribute to cognitive dysfunction in heart failure patients, with hypertension, atrial fibrillation,(More)
The aim of the present study was to determine the association between sirtuin 1 (SIRT1), fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 (FGFR2) and signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) polymorphisms, and pituitary adenoma (PA) development, invasiveness, hormonal activity and recurrence. The present study included 143 patients with a diagnosis of(More)
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