Dr. Grabauskiene (Co-PI: Prof. Aleksandras Laucevicius)
Vilnius Universiteto Ligonines
Santariskiu Klinikos, Santariskiu g .2.
LT-08661 Vilnius, LITHUANIA
Email: Virginija.Grabauskiene@santa.lt or p.cardioLcardio.lt
Dr. Grabauskiene is located at the Vilnius University, Hospital Santariškių Klinikos, VUH SK. The VUH SK treats approximately 43.000 patients annually and provides a wide range of services ranging from primary health care to intensive care at the highest level. VUH SK is public body, non-profit organization which comprises 28 centres where medical care is closely integrated with educational and scientific work. The Centre of Cardiology and Angiology employs 144 cardiologists. About 2500 patients per year are consulted in outpatients department and selected for specific treatment. At the Inpatient department patients with diagnosed end stage heart failure (about 350 patients every year) are treated by heart transplantation, mechanical circulatory support devices, reconstruction surgery, CRT and others. Dr. Grabauskiene within SarcoSi performs research on the disease mechanisms underlying heart failure.