Vytautas Vaičekauskas

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BACKGROUND The acetylcholinesterase (AChE) histochemical staining of intestinal mucosal-submucosal biopsy specimens is believed to be the most reliable diagnostic method for Hirschsprung's disease (HD). The aim of our study was to evaluate advantages and disadvantages of this method for HD diagnosis in infants and neonates. MATERIAL AND METHODS The(More)
UNLABELLED The aim of this study was to review our experience in applying acetylcholinesterase histochemistry for diagnosing colonic dysganglionoses in children. PATIENTS AND METHODS We analyzed acetylcholinesterase histochemistry results of rectal biopsy specimens obtained from 85 children. The indications for biopsy were suspicion of Hirschsprung's(More)
INTRODUCTION The main treatment of burns is early excision of injured tissues. AIM TO COMPARE TWO DIFFERENT METHODS OF EXAMINATION OF BURNED PATIENTS: clinical burn depth examination (CDE) and laser Doppler imaging (LDI). MATERIAL AND METHODS A prospective randomized study of 57 burn patients treated in 2009-2011 was carried out. The burned patients(More)
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