Prof Brigita Sitkauskiene, MD, PhD - Lithuanian University of Health Sciences - Prof.

Prof Brigita Sitkauskiene

MD, PhD

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

Prof.

Kaunas | Lithuania

Main Specialties: Allergy & Immunology

ORCID logohttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5086-8893

Prof Brigita Sitkauskiene, MD, PhD - Lithuanian University of Health Sciences - Prof.

Prof Brigita Sitkauskiene

MD, PhD

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Primary Affiliation: Lithuanian University of Health Sciences - Kaunas , Lithuania

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41Publications

538Reads

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Use of interferon-gamma release assay and tuberculin skin test in diagnosing tuberculosis in Lithuanian adults: A comparative analysis.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2017 3;53(3):159-165. Epub 2017 Jul 3.

Department of Immunology and Allergology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medici.2017.05.003DOI Listing
September 2019
14 Reads
0.508 Impact Factor

Elevated levels of interleukin-33 are associated with allergic and eosinophilic asthma.

Scand J Immunol 2019 May 18;89(5):e12724. Epub 2019 Mar 18.

Department of Immunology and Allergology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/sji.12724
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sji.12724DOI Listing
May 2019
3 Reads
1.882 Impact Factor

Role of Th22 and IL-22 in pathogenesis of allergic airway diseases: Pro-inflammatory or anti-inflammatory effect?

Pediatr Neonatol 2018 08 6;59(4):339-344. Epub 2017 Dec 6.

Department of Immunology and Allergology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pedneo.2017.11.020DOI Listing
August 2018
4 Reads
0.880 Impact Factor

Distribution of M1 and M2 macrophages in tumor islets and stroma in relation to prognosis of non-small cell lung cancer.

BMC Immunol 2018 01 24;19(1). Epub 2018 Jan 24.

Department of Pulmonology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eiveniu st. 2, LT-50161, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12865-018-0241-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5781310PMC
January 2018
14 Reads
2.481 Impact Factor

Evaluation of vitamin D levels in allergic and non-allergic asthma.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2015 24;51(6):321-7. Epub 2015 Nov 24.

Department of Pulmonology and Immunology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medici.2015.11.003DOI Listing
July 2017
16 Reads
0.508 Impact Factor

Levels of IL-32 in Serum, Induced Sputum Supernatant, and Bronchial Lavage Fluid of Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

COPD 2016 10 28;13(5):569-75. Epub 2016 Mar 28.

a Department of Pulmonology and Immunology , Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences , Kaunas , Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/15412555.2016.1145201DOI Listing
October 2016
10 Reads

The prognostic influence of tumor infiltrating Foxp3(+)CD4(+), CD4(+) and CD8(+) T cells in resected non-small cell lung cancer.

J Inflamm (Lond) 2015 23;12:63. Epub 2015 Nov 23.

Department of Pulmonology and Immunology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12950-015-0108-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4657296PMC
November 2015
52 Reads
2.024 Impact Factor

Evaluation of proteasomal gene polymorphisms in Lithuanian patients with asthma.

J Asthma 2015 Jun 21;52(5):447-52. Epub 2014 Nov 21.

Department of Laboratory Medicine, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences , Kaunas , Lithuania .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/02770903.2014.982761DOI Listing
June 2015
19 Reads
1.828 Impact Factor

Proteasomes and proteasomal gene polymorphism in association with inflammation and various diseases.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2013 ;49(5):207-13

Department of Laboratory Medicine, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eivenių 2, 50028 Kaunas, Lithuania.

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December 2014
5 Reads
0.508 Impact Factor

Distribution of γδ and other T-lymphocyte subsets in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma.

Respir Med 2013 Mar 25;107(3):413-23. Epub 2012 Dec 25.

Department of Pulmonology and Immunology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eiveniu 2, LT-50009, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2012.11.012DOI Listing
March 2013
12 Reads
3.086 Impact Factor

Inflammatory markers in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients with different α1 antitrypsin genotypes.

Arch Med Sci 2012 Dec 19;8(6):1053-8. Epub 2012 Dec 19.

Department of Pulmonology and Immunology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania ; Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius, Lithuania.

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http://www.termedia.pl/doi/10.5114/aoms.2012.32414
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3542496PMC
December 2012
16 Reads
1.890 Impact Factor

The burden of allergic asthma in children: a landscape comparison based on data from Lithuanian, Latvian, and Taiwanese populations.

Pediatr Neonatol 2012 Oct 14;53(5):276-82. Epub 2012 Sep 14.

Institute of Medical Science, Tzu-Chi University, Hualian, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pedneo.2012.08.001DOI Listing
October 2012
8 Reads
0.880 Impact Factor

Contact sensitization to the allergens of European baseline series in patients with chronic leg ulcers.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2011 5;47(9):480-5. Epub 2011 Dec 5.

Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eivenių 2, 50028 Kaunas, Lithuania.

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February 2012
7 Reads
0.508 Impact Factor

Comparison of C-reactive protein levels in patients with lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2011 18;47(8):421-7. Epub 2011 Nov 18.

Department of Pulmonology and Immunology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eivenių 2, 50028 Kaunas, Lithuania.

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February 2012
16 Reads
0.508 Impact Factor

Effect of smoking on cough reflex sensitivity in humans.

Lung 2010 Jan 8;188 Suppl 1:S29-32. Epub 2009 Oct 8.

Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00408-009-9188-9DOI Listing
January 2010
18 Reads
2.171 Impact Factor

Letter to editor regarding Blanc et al, "Capsaicin cough sensitivity in smokers with and without airflow obstruction".

Respir Med 2009 Aug 23;103(8):1242-3. Epub 2009 Feb 23.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2009.01.022DOI Listing
August 2009
1 Read
3.086 Impact Factor

Smoking affects eotaxin levels in asthma patients.

J Asthma 2009 Jun;46(5):470-6

Department of Pulmonology and Immunology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02770900902846349DOI Listing
June 2009
11 Reads
1.828 Impact Factor

Influence of smoking status on cough reflex sensitivity in subjects with COPD.

Lung 2009 Jan-Feb;187(1):37-42. Epub 2008 Oct 24.

Department of Pulmonology and Immunology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, Kaunas, LT 50009, Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00408-008-9124-4DOI Listing
April 2009
12 Reads
2.171 Impact Factor

[C-reactive protein levels in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma].

Medicina (Kaunas) 2008 ;44(11):833-40

Department of Pulmonology and Immunology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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January 2009
25 Reads
0.508 Impact Factor

Screening for alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency in Lithuanian patients with COPD.

Respir Med 2008 Nov 21;102(11):1654-8. Epub 2008 Aug 21.

Department of Pulmonology and Immunology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, LT-50009, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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November 2008
7 Reads
3.086 Impact Factor

Patterns of airway inflammation and MMP-12 expression in smokers and ex-smokers with COPD.

Respir Res 2007 Nov 14;8:81. Epub 2007 Nov 14.

Laboratory of Pulmonology, Institute for Biomedical Research, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 4, LT-50009, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1465-9921-8-81DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2200652PMC
November 2007
11 Reads

Research for practice: a new in vitro test for identification of tuberculosis infection.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2007 ;43(7):519-22

Department of Pediatric Diseases, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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September 2007
8 Reads
0.508 Impact Factor

Serum and bronchial lavage fluid concentrations of IL-8, SLPI, sCD14 and sICAM-1 in patients with COPD and asthma.

Respir Med 2007 Sep 15;101(9):1947-53. Epub 2007 Jun 15.

Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital, 20502 Malmö, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2007.04.010DOI Listing
September 2007
4 Reads
3.086 Impact Factor

Changes in cough reflex sensitivity after cessation and resumption of cigarette smoking.

Pulm Pharmacol Ther 2007 14;20(3):240-3. Epub 2006 Sep 14.

Department of Pulmonology and Immunology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pupt.2006.08.005DOI Listing
July 2007
14 Reads
2.937 Impact Factor

[Genetic features during chronic obstructive pulmonary disease].

Medicina (Kaunas) 2006 ;42(7):527-35

Institute for Biomedical Research, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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October 2006
5 Reads
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Dyspnea perception and reversibility of methacholine-induced unlimited airway narrowing in asthmatics.

J Asthma 2006 Aug;43(6):463-7

Department of Pulmonology and Immunology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0277090060075836
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August 2006
3 Reads
1.828 Impact Factor

[Lymphocyte subsets in patients with recurrent upper airway infections].

Medicina (Kaunas) 2005 ;41(3):203-7

Department of Pulmonology and Immunology, Institute for Biomedical Research, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania.

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February 2006
4 Reads
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[Peculiarities of induced sputum inflammatory cell counts in allergic versus non-allergic asthma].

Medicina (Kaunas) 2005 ;41(3):196-202

Laboratory of Pulmonology, Institute for Biomedical Research, Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania.

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February 2006
3 Reads
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[Autoimmunity in pathogenesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease].

Medicina (Kaunas) 2005 ;41(3):190-5

Department of Pulmonology and Immunology, Institute for Biomedical Research, Kaunas University of Medicine, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania.

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February 2006
13 Reads
0.508 Impact Factor

Perception of dyspnea in asthmatics with normal lung function.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2005 ;41(9):747-53

Institute for Biomedical Research, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania.

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February 2006
9 Reads
0.508 Impact Factor

The role of beta(2)-adrenergic receptors in inflammation and allergy.

Curr Drug Targets Inflamm Allergy 2005 Apr;4(2):157-62

Department of Pulmonology and Immunology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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April 2005
2 Reads

Airway allergen exposure stimulates bone marrow eosinophilia partly via IL-9.

Respir Res 2005 Apr 11;6:33. Epub 2005 Apr 11.

The Lung Pharmacology Group, Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Institute of Internal Medicine, Göteborg University, Guldhedsgatan 10A, 413 46 Gothenburg, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1465-9921-6-33DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1090617PMC
April 2005
42 Reads

Eotaxin-2 regulates newly produced and CD34 airway eosinophils after allergen exposure.

J Allergy Clin Immunol 2004 Jun;113(6):1109-16

Lung Pharmacology Group, Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Institute of Internal Medicine, Göteborg University, Guldhedsgatan 10A, SE-413 46 Gothenburg, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2004.03.022DOI Listing
June 2004
2 Reads
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Regulation of bone marrow and airway CD34+ eosinophils by interleukin-5.

Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 2004 Mar 14;30(3):367-78. Epub 2003 Aug 14.

The Lung Pharmacology Group, Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Institute of Internal Medicine, Göteborg University, Guldhedsgatan 10A, 413 46 Gothenburg, Sweden.

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http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1165/rcmb.2002-0311OC
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March 2004
5 Reads
3.985 Impact Factor

[Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome: the possibilities of diagnosis and treatment].

Medicina (Kaunas) 2003 ;39(3):211-6

Clinic of Pulmonology and Immunology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania.

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June 2003
4 Reads
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Kaunas University of Medicine

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Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

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Edita Gasiuniene
Edita Gasiuniene

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

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Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

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