Health Telematics Science Institute

Researchers of the KTU Health Telematics Science Institute own priority and intellectual property of more than 150 registered inventions. The Institute gained its international recognition after creating the world’s first non-invasive absolute value intracranial pressure measurement technology.

 

Research areas

 

Scientific achievements and impact

Defended theses and their impact

“Assessment of a Non-Invasive Electronic Cerebrovascular Autoregulation Monitoring System”, Solventa Krakauskaitė (2017)

“Investigation of the Complex Electronic System Dedicated for the Human Non-Invasive Absolute Intracranial Pressure Measurement”, Laimonas Bartušis (2015)

“Analysis of Electronic System for Human Intracranial Pressure Non-Invasive Monitoring”, Rolandas Žakelis (2012)

Publications and their impact

The paper based on the study undertaken by the team of KTU Health Telematics Science Institute researchers was bestowed Paper of the Year award by The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), USA. The paper “Association of Severe TBI Patients’ Outcomes with Duration of Cerebrovascular Autoregulation Impairment Events” was awarded in Neurotrauma & Critical Care section.

Science awards

In 2016 Professor Arminas Ragauskas, Director of KTU Health Telematics Science Institute was nominated for the title of European Inventor.

In 2016 Professor Arminas Ragauskas was nominated in Lithuanian Names Famous Globally category in Global Lithuania Awards.

In 2016 doctoral student Solventa Krakauskaitė has completed the Leadership Enrichment and Development programme organised by the US Department of State, and in 2015 The Lithuanian Science Council awarded her a Young Scientist Award for a continuing doctoral research.

 

Research infrastructure and services

KTU Open Access Centre

Solutions developed at the Institute solve technological problems of our clients – business, industry and state organisations. The R&D cooperation encompasses all stages: from fulfilling simple orders and conducting first tests, to joint R&D projects.

Reservation of equipment and services available at the KTU Health Telematics Science Institute can be done through KTU Open Access Centre.

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Research projects

International projects

“Collaborative European NeuroTrauma Effectiveness Research in TBI” (Center-TBI) (2013–2020), European Commission project, Prof A. Ragauskas is a national coordinator for Lithuania

National projects

LMT: “Clinical Research of Innovative Method for Monitoring Human Circulation Autoregulation” (2015–2018), funded by Lithuanian Research Council, project leader Prof A. Ragauskas
LMT: “Clinical Research of Innovative Non-Invasive Human
Cerebrovascular Blood Flow Autoregulation Monitoring Technology” (2015–2018), funded by Lithuanian Research Council, project leader Dr V. Petkus

Institutional projects

KTUMTEPI fondas: “Investigation of Brain Impairments of Patients Undergoing Dialysis by Cerebrovascular Blood Flow Autoregulation Monitoring” (NEFSKAR), funded by KTU R&D and Innovation fund, April–December 2017, Dr V. Petkus
 

Technological solutions

 

Significant science publications

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Koskinen, Lars-Owe D.; Malm, Jan; Žakelis, Rolandas; Bartušis, Laimonas; Ragauskas, Arminas; Eklund, Anders. Can intracranial pressure be measured non-invasively bedside using a two-depth Doppler-technique? // Journal of clinical monitoring and computing. Amsterdam: Springer. ISSN 1387-1307. 2017, vol. 31, iss. 2, p. 459-467. [Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science); Scopus; Current Contents/Clinical Medicine; SpringerLINK]. [IF: 2,178; AIF: 3,082; IF/AIF: 0,707; Q3; 2016 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Thomson Reuters, 2017)].
Petkus, Vytautas; Krakauskaitė, Solventa; Preikšaitis, Aidanas; Ročka, Saulius; Chomskis, Romanas; Ragauskas, Arminas. Association between the outcome of traumatic brain injury patients and cerebrovascular autoregulation, cerebral perfusion pressure, age, and injury grades // Medicina. Amsterdam: Elsevier. ISSN 1010-660X. 2016, vol. 52, iss. 1, p. 46-53. [Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science); MEDLINE; Science Direct; IndexCopernicus; Scopus]. [IF: 0,802; AIF: 4,448; IF/AIF: 0,180; Q3; 2016 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Thomson Reuters, 2017)].
Petkus V., Preikšaitis A., Krakauskaitė S., Zubavičiūtė E., Ročka S., Rastenytė D., Vosylius S., Ragauskas A. Benefit on optimal cerebral perfusion pressure targeted treatment for traumatic brain injury patients. J Crit Care. 2017 Apr 23;41:49-55. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.04.029. Koskinen, Lars-Owe D.; Malm, Jan.
Piper, Ian; Chambers, Iain; Citerio, Giuseppe; Enblad, Per; Gregson, Barbara; Howells, Tim; Kiening, Karl; Mattern, Julia; Nilsson, Pelle; Ragauskas, Arminas; Sahuquillo, Juan; Donald, Rob; Sinnott, Richard; Stell, Anthony. The brain monitoring with Information Technology (BrainIT) collaborative network: EC feasibility study results and future direction // Acta neurochirurgica. Wien: Springer. ISSN 0001-6268. 2010, vol. 152, iss. 11, p. 1859–1871. [Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science)]. [IF: 1,329; AIF: 2,556; IF/AIF: 0,520; Q2; 2010 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Thomson Reuters, 2017)].
Preikšaitis, Aidanas; Krakauskaitė, Solventa; Petkus, Vytautas; Ročka, Saulius; Chomskis, Romanas; Dagi, Teodoro Forcht; Ragauskas, Arminas. Association of severe traumatic brain injury patient outcomes with duration of cerebrovascular autoregulation impairment events // Neurosurgery. Hagerstown, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISSN 0148-396X. 2016, vol. 79, iss. 1, p. 75-82. [Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science); MEDLINE; PubMed; Index medicus]. [IF: 4,889; AIF: 2,921; IF/AIF: 1,674; Q1; 2016 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Thomson Reuters, 2017)].
Ragauskas, Arminas; Bartušis, Laimonas; Piper, Ian; Žakelis, Rolandas; Matijošaitis, Vaidas; Petrikonis, Kęstutis; Rastenytė, Daiva. Improved diagnostic value of a TCD-based non-invasive ICP measurement method compared with the sonographic ONSD method for detecting elevated intracranial pressure // Neurological research. Leeds: Maney publishing. ISSN 0161-6412. 2014, Vol. 36, no. 7, p. 607-614. [Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science)]. [IF: 1,439; AIF: 3,576; IF/AIF: 0,402; Q4; 2014 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Thomson Reuters, 2017)].
Ragauskas, Arminas; Matijošaitis, Vaidas; Žakelis, Rolandas; Petrikonis, Kęstutis; Rastenytė, Daiva; Piper, Ian; Daubaris, Gediminas. Clinical assessment of noninvasive intracranial pressure absolute value measurement method // Neurology. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISSN 0028-3878. 2012, vol. 78, iss. 21, p. 1684-1691. [Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science); MEDLINE]. [IF: 8,249; AIF: 3,054; IF/AIF: 2,701; Q1; 2012 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Thomson Reuters, 2017)].
Šiaudvytytė, Lina; Janulevičienė, Ingrida; Ragauskas, Arminas; Bartušis, Laimonas; Meiliūnienė, Indrė; Siesky, Brent; Harris, Alon. The difference in translaminar pressure gradient and neuroretinal rim area in glaucoma and healthy subjects // Journal of ophthalmology [Elektroniniš išteklius]. New York: Hindawi. ISSN 2090-004X. 2014, vol. 2014, ID 937360, p. [1-5]. [Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science); Academic Search Complete; MEDLINE; Scopus]. [IF: 1,425; AIF: 2,820; IF/AIF: 0,505; Q3; 2014 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Thomson Reuters, 2017)].
Šiaudvytytė, Lina; Janulevičienė, Ingrida; Ragauskas, Arminas; Bartušis, Laimonas; Siesky, Brent; Harris, Alon. Update in intracranial pressure evaluation methods and translaminar pressure gradient role in glaucoma // Acta ophthalmologica. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. ISSN 1755-375X. 2015, vol. 93, iss. 1, p. 9-15. [Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science); Scopus; Current Contents (Clinical Medicine); BIOSIS Previews; Index medicus; MEDLINE; PubMed]. [IF: 3,032; AIF: 2,400; IF/AIF: 1,263; Q1; 2015 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Thomson Reuters, 2017)].

M. Kriaučionienė, G. Jucevičius, A. Ragauskas. Inovatika ir inovacinės technologijos. Handbook. KTU, Kaunas, Lithuania, 2008. 128 p.

G. Jucevičius, M. Kriaučionienė, A. Ragauskas. Inovatika ir globali žinių ekonomika. Handbook. KTU, Kaunas, Lithuania, 2008. 191 p.

A. Ragauskas, M. Petraite. Inovacijų vadyba. Handbook. KTU, Kaunas, Lithuania. 2012. 180 p.

Contacts

Arminas Ragauskas
Director of the Institute

tel. +37068620084
Email telematics@ktu.lt

Vilma Putnynaitė
Senior Administrator

tel. + 37067015084
Email vilma.putnynaite@ktu.lt

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