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Helicobacter pylori and nonmalignant upper gastrointestinal diseases.

Helicobacter 2018 Sep;23 Suppl 1:e12522

Institute of Digestive Research, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/hel.12522
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hel.12522DOI Listing
September 2018

The choice of optimal antireflux procedure after laparoscopic cardiomyotomy: two decades of clinical experience in one center.

Wideochir Inne Tech Maloinwazyjne 2017 Sep 27;12(3):238-244. Epub 2017 Jun 27.

Clinic of Surgery, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5114/wiitm.2017.68547DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5649496PMC
September 2017

Polymorphisms of microRNA target genes , , and in gastric cancer.

World J Gastroenterol 2017 May;23(19):3480-3487

Vytenis Petkevicius, Violeta Salteniene, Limas Kupcinskas, Laimas Jonaitis, Gediminas Kiudelis, Juozas Kupcinskas, Department of Gastroenterology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3480DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5442083PMC
May 2017

Plexiform angiomyxoid myofibroblastic tumor of stomach: A rare case.

World J Gastrointest Endosc 2016 Oct;8(18):674-678

Laimas Jonaitis, Paulius Slepavicius, Limas Kupcinskas, Department of Gastroenterology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4253/wjge.v8.i18.674DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5067475PMC
October 2016

Gastrointestinal symptoms and eating behavior among morbidly obese patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2014 27;50(2):118-23. Epub 2014 Jun 27.

Department of Surgery, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania; Department of Gastrosurgical Research and Education, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1010660X1400026
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medici.2014.06.009DOI Listing
August 2016

Common Genetic Variants of PSCA, MUC1 and PLCE1 Genes are not Associated with Colorectal Cancer.

Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2015 ;16(14):6027-32

Department of Gastroenterology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania E-mail :

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7314/apjcp.2015.16.14.6027DOI Listing
June 2016

Erratum to: Liver and spleen transient elastography predicts portal hypertension in patients with chronic liver disease: a prospective cohort study.

BMC Gastroenterol 2016 May 6;16(1):53. Epub 2016 May 6.

Department of Gastroenterology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eivenių g. 2, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12876-016-0467-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4858830PMC
May 2016

TPMT and ITPA genetic variants in Lithuanian inflammatory bowel disease patients: Prevalence and azathioprine-related side effects.

Adv Med Sci 2016 Mar 10;61(1):135-40. Epub 2015 Dec 10.

Institute for Digestive Research, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania; Department of Gastroenterology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.advms.2015.09.008DOI Listing
March 2016

High rate of Helicobacter pylori reinfection in Lithuanian peptic ulcer patients.

World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 2016 Feb;7(1):181-5

Laimas Jonaitis, Gediminas Kiudelis, Paulius Slepavicius, Limas Kupcinskas, Department of Gastroenterology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, LT-50028 Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4291/wjgp.v7.i1.181DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4753185PMC
February 2016

Liver and spleen transient elastography predicts portal hypertension in patients with chronic liver disease: a prospective cohort study.

BMC Gastroenterol 2015 Dec 24;15:183. Epub 2015 Dec 24.

Department of Gastroenterology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eivenių g. 2, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12876-015-0414-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4690243PMC
December 2015

Long-term dynamics of gastric biomarkers after eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection.

Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2015 May;27(5):501-5

aFaculty of Medicine, University of Latvia bDigestive Diseases Centre GASTRO, Faculty of Medicine, University of Latvia, Riga East University Hospital, Riga, Latvia cFaculty of Medicine, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MEG.0000000000000308DOI Listing
May 2015

Costs and resource utilization for diagnosis and treatment during the initial year in a European inflammatory bowel disease inception cohort: an ECCO-EpiCom Study.

Inflamm Bowel Dis 2015 Jan;21(1):121-31

1Digestive Disease Centre, Medical Section, Herlev University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark; 2Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel; 3Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Center Zagreb, University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia; 4Private Practice, Nicosia, Cyprus; 5IBD Center ISCARE, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic; 6Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital České Budějovice, České Budějovice, Czech Republic; 7Department of Medicine, Amager Hospital, Amager, Denmark; 8Department of Medicine, Herning Central Hospital, Herning, Denmark; 9Medical Department, Viborg Regional Hospital, Viborg, Denmark; 10Organ Center, Hospital of Southern Jutland, Aabenraa, Denmark; 11Institute of Regional Health Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark; 12Department of Medicine V (Hepatology and Gastroenterology), Aarhus University Hospital, Arhus, Denmark; 13Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark; 14Division of Endocrinology and Gastroenterology, Tartu University Hospital, Tartu, Estonia; 15Medical Department, The National Hospital of the Faroe Islands, Torshavn, Faroe Islands; 16Department of Gastroenterology and Alimentary Tract Surgery, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland; 17First Division of Internal Medicine and Hepato-Gastroenterology Unit, University Hospital, Ioannina, Greece; 18Medical Department, Dronning Ingrids Hospital, Nuuk, Greenland; 19First Department of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary; 20Department of Gastroenterology, Adelaide and Meath Hospital, TCD, Dublin, Ireland; 21Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel; 22U.O. di Gastroenterologia e Endoscopia Digestiva, Az.Ospedaliera Ospedale Maggiore di Crema, Crema, Italy; 23EpiCom Northern Italy centre based in Crema a

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MIB.0000000000000250DOI Listing
January 2015

Acute and 14-day hepatic venous pressure gradient response to carvedilol and nebivolol in patients with liver cirrhosis.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2013 ;49(11):467-73

Department of Gastroenterology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eivenių 2, 50161 Kaunas, Lithuania.

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December 2014

PSCA and MUC1 gene polymorphisms are associated with gastric cancer and pre-malignant gastric conditions [corrected].

Anticancer Res 2014 Dec;34(12):7167-75

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany.

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December 2014

Lack of association between miR-27a, miR-146a, miR-196a-2, miR-492 and miR-608 gene polymorphisms and colorectal cancer.

Sci Rep 2014 Aug 8;4:5993. Epub 2014 Aug 8.

1] Institute for Digestive Research, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eiveniu str. 2, LT-50009, Kaunas, Lithuania [2] Department of Gastroenterology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eiveniu str. 2, LT-50009, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep05993DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4125984PMC
August 2014

Initial disease course and treatment in an inflammatory bowel disease inception cohort in Europe: the ECCO-EpiCom cohort.

Inflamm Bowel Dis 2014 Jan;20(1):36-46

1Medical Section, Digestive Disease Centre, Medical Section, Herlev University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark; 2Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Center Zagreb, University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia; 3Nicosia Private Practice, Nicosia, Cyprus; 4IBD Center ISCARE, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic; 5Gastroenterology Department, Hospital České Budějovice, České Budějovice, Czech Republic; 6Department of Medicine, Amager Hospital, Amager, Denmark; 7Department of Medicine, Herning Central Hospital, Herning, Denmark; 8Medical Department, Viborg Regional Hospital, Viborg, Denmark; 9Medical Department, Hospital of Southern Jutland, Aabenraa, Denmark; 10Institute of Regional Health Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark; 11Department of Medicine V (Hepatology and Gastroenterology), Aarhus University Hospital, Arhus, Denmark; 12Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark; 13Division of Endocrinology and Gastroenterology, Tartu University Hospital, Tartu, Estonia; 14Medical Department, The National Hospital of the Faroe Islands, Torshavn, Faroe Islands; 15Department of Gastroenterology and Alimentary Tract Surgery, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland; 161st Division of Internal Medicine and Hepato-Gastroenterology Unit, University Hospital, Ioannina, Greece; 17Medical Department, Dronning Ingrids Hospital, Nuuk, Greenland; 18Department of Medicine, Csolnoky F. Province Hospital, Veszprem, Hungary; 19Department of Gastroenterology, Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Trinity College of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland; 20Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Soroka Medical Center and Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel; 21U.O. Gastroenterologia, Azienda Ospedaliera, Università di Padova, Padova, Italy; 22EpiCom Northern Italy Centre based in Crema & Cremona, Padova and Reggio Emilia, Italy; 23UO Medicina 3° e Gastroenterologia, Azie

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.MIB.0000436277.13917.c4DOI Listing
January 2014

Influence of NADPH oxidase on inflammatory response in primary intestinal epithelial cells in patients with ulcerative colitis.

BMC Gastroenterol 2013 Nov 14;13:159. Epub 2013 Nov 14.

Institute for Digestive Research, Academy of Medicine, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, A, Mickeviciaus str, 9, LT-44307 Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://bmcgastroenterol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-230X-13-159DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3834533PMC
November 2013

Replication study of ulcerative colitis risk loci in a Lithuanian-Latvian case-control sample.

Inflamm Bowel Dis 2013 Oct;19(11):2349-55

*Institute for Digestive Research and †Department of Gastroenterology, Academy of Medicine, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania; ‡Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology, Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel, Germany; §Center of Hepatology, Gastroenterology and Dietetics, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania; ¶Digestive Diseases Centre GASTRO, Riga, Latvia; Departments of ‖Children Diseases and **Health Management, Academy of Medicine, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania; ††Institute of Regional Health Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark; ‡‡Medical Department, Hospital of Southern Jutland, Aabenraa, Denmark; §§Internal Disease Department, Riga Stradins University, Riga, Latvia; and ¶¶Department of Surgery, Academy of Medicine, Lithuanian University of Health Science, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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October 2013

Incidence of inflammatory bowel disease in Kaunas region, Lithuania.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2012 ;48(8):431-5

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

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September 2013

Risk factors for erosive esophagitis and Barrett's esophagus in a high Helicobacter pylori prevalence area.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2011 18;47(8):434-9. Epub 2011 Nov 18.

Institute for Digestive Research, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eivenių 2, 50028 Kaunas, Lithuania.

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February 2012

De novo erosive esophagitis in duodenal ulcer patients related to pre-existing reflux symptoms, smoking, and patient age, but not to Helicobacter pylori eradication: a one-year follow-up study.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2010 ;46(7):454-9

Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eivenių 2, 50028 Kaunas, Lithuania.

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December 2010

Hepatic venous pressure gradient measurement in patients with liver cirrhosis: a correlation with disease severity and variceal bleeding.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2009 ;45(1):8-13

Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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March 2009

Influence of wrap length on the effectiveness of Nissen and Toupet fundoplication: a prospective randomized study.

Surg Endosc 2008 Oct 9;22(10):2269-76. Epub 2008 Apr 9.

Surgery Department, Kaunas University of Medicine, S. Lozoraicio 32, Kaunas 50116, Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-008-9852-9DOI Listing
October 2008

Helicobacter pylori genotypes in Lithuanian patients with chronic gastritis and duodenal ulcer.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2008 ;44(6):449-54

Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania.

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October 2008

Gastroesophageal reflux disease after Helicobacter pylori eradication in gastric ulcer patients: a one-year follow-up study.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2008 ;44(3):211-5

Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania.

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May 2008

Gastric inflammatory markers and interleukins in patients with functional dyspepsia treated with astaxanthin.

FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 2007 Jul 23;50(2):244-8. Epub 2007 May 23.

Department of Clinical Microbiology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-695X.2007.00257.xDOI Listing
July 2007

Evaluation of a novel 14C-urea breath test "Heliprobe" in diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2007 ;43(1):32-5

Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania.

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March 2007

Perceptual and acoustic characteristics of voice changes in reflux laryngitis patients.

J Voice 2006 Mar 31;20(1):128-36. Epub 2005 May 31.

Department of Otolaryngology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvoice.2004.12.001DOI Listing
March 2006

Interferon alpha-2b in combination with ribavirin for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C: assessment of virological, biochemical and histological treatment response.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2004 ;40(6):538-46

Clinic of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine Hospital, Eiveniu 2, 50010 Kaunas, Lithuania.

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February 2006

Improvement of liver histopathology in patients with hepatitis C after interferon and ribavirin combination therapy.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2004 ;40(10):962-8

Clinic of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine Hospital, Eiveniu 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania.

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February 2006

Laryngeal examination is superior to endoscopy in the diagnosis of the laryngopharyngeal form of gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Scand J Gastroenterol 2006 Feb;41(2):131-7

Department of Gastroenterology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00365520600577940DOI Listing
February 2006

[Typical and atypical symptoms of laryngopharyngeal reflux disease].

Medicina (Kaunas) 2002 ;38(7):699-705

Kauno medicinos universiteto Ausu, nosies, gerkles ligu klinika, Eiveniu 2, 3007 Kaunas.

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January 2003