Virgilijus Beisša

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A 66-year-old Lithuanian female patient with a history of hypertension was diagnosed with bilateral adrenal tumors during a routine sonoscopy. Scintigraphy with metaiodobenzylguanidine and computed tomography scan revealed right 130/116/93 mm and left 85/61/53 mm pheochromocytomas. The patient suffered from hypertension with blood pressure over 240/100 mm(More)
The main advantage of minimally invasive thyroidectomy is a good cosmetic effect. Minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy (MIVAT) is performed without gas insufflation in contrast to endoscopic thyroidectomy. In general, MIVAT is carried out through an incision in the middle part of the neck, not covered with clothes. The MIVAT thyroid lobectomy can(More)
Objectives. To evaluate risk factors and to develop a simple scoring system to grade the risk of postoperative hypothyroidism (PH). Methods. In a controlled prospective study, 109 patients, who underwent hemithyroidectomy for a benign thyroid disease, were followed up for 12 months. The relation between clinical data and PH was analyzed for significance. A(More)
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