Viktoras Šaferis

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BACKGROUND Language dysfunction in children with benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BECTS) has been well recognized but data regarding its risk factors are heterogenous. AIMS To assess language function in children with BECTS and its association with the age of epilepsy onset. METHODS We assessed language function in 61 children with BECTS and(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to analyze how metabolic control of type 1 diabetes is related to clinical and microbiological periodontal parameters. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study involved 56 subjects aged from 19 to 50 years divided into 2 groups: healthy subjects (the H group), and diabetic (type 1 diabetes) patients with chronic untreated(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the reliability and validity of the Lithuanian version of the Tinnitus Handicap Inventory (THI), a self-report measure of perceived tinnitus handicap. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional psychometric validation study was performed in the University Hospital. A total of 248 subjects reporting chronic(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to develop chick embryo chorioallantoic membrane (CAM) model of laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma (LSCC) and to evaluate the morphological and morphometric characteristics and angiogenic features of it. METHODS Fresh LSCC tissue samples obtained from 6 patients were implanted onto 15 chick embryo CAMs. Morphological,(More)
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