European Sleep Research Laboratories

Laboratory of Sleep Disorders Vilnius University H

Vilnius University Hospital Santariskiu klinikos
Department of Neurology

Ruta Mameniskiene
Santariskiu 2
LT-08661 Vilnius Lithuania

Position Head of the Laboratory Phone +370 5 2365 220 Fax +370 5 2365 220 Contact E-Mail Website   Research Domain
  • Clinical

  • Sleep and Medical Disorders
  • Neurological Sleep Disorders

Laboratory Description Referral sleepcenter in Eastern Lithuania, especially for sleep disorders in patients with neurological and other medical disorders. Founded in 2010, in 2013 it merged with former Sleep laboratory in Sapiega Hospital, Vilnius, which was the only sleep laboratory in Lithuania accredited according to ESRS guidelines. Research focusses on sleep disorders in neurodegenerative diseases (PD).
There are three PSG systems, including two systems for ambulatory PSG (Viasys). The hospital has full facilities for other diagnostic procedures (neurophysiology, laboratory, magnetic resonance imaging, SPECT etc.). Clinical departments includes neurology, psychiatry, pulmonology etc. Treatment includes all types of positive airway pressure, medical treatment.

Selected Publications in the 5 past years 1. Mataciuniene D, Masaitiene R, Mameniskiene R, Budrys V. A heavy snorer with multiple prolonged asystoles during the night - reversal by CPAP therapy. Sleep Breath 2013; 17(1): 25-8.
2. Mataciuniene D, Mameniskiene R, Jatuzis D, Budrys V. Diagnostic pitfalls of narcolepsy: case report and review of literature. Seminars of Neurology 2012; 16 (51): 61-65.
3. Mataciuniene D, Masaitiene R, Liesiene V. REM sleep parasomnia as an early marker of Parkinson‘s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. Seminars of Neurology 2010; 14 (46): 229-236.

Current/Completed Grants (past 5 years) 2011-2012 grant of Research Council of Lithuania MIP077/2011 of 50 000 Eur. Project „Clinical radiological and neurophysiological markers of early Parkinson‘s disease“ (KRANEPARK)
Other laboratory Members
Title MD First Name Raminta Last Name Masaitiene E-Mail  
Title MD First Name Dalia Last Name Mataciuniene E-Mail  
Title PhD,MD First Name Vanda Last Name Liesiene Institution Institute of Neuromedicine  
Past Members