Rocka Saulius Neurochirurgas

MD

Rocka Saulius

Neurosurgeons

  • lithuanian, english, russian
  • II 5.00 p.m.-8.00 p.m.

since 1996

in medical practice

62 000+

consultations during his medical career

4 000+

various neurosurgeries during his medical career

Saulius Ročka consults on vascular and oncological diseases of the brain and spinal cord, epilepsy, hydrocephalus, treatment of various brain injuries.

As part of his continuous professional development he attends courses and conferences in Lithuania and abroad, including the US, UK, Germany, and Greece among others. He has also (co-)published various publications in Lithuanian and international scientific journals on neurosurgery and is the main speaker at international scientific conferences.

Saulius Ročka is a lecturer at the Clinic of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Vilnius University, and has trained many generations of students.

Dr Ročka is the chair of the Lithuanian Neurosurgical Society, a member of the training committee of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies, a member of the Lithuanian Society of Epileptology, the Lithuanian Neuroscience Association, and the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies.

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Biography

1998 – Graduated from Vilnius University, Faculty of Medicine.

1998–1999 – Primary Internship at Vilnius University.

1999–2003 – Secondary Surgery Internship at Vilnius University.

Since 2005 – Neurosurgeon at the Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Center Since.

2005 – Neurosurgeon at the Emergency Hospital of Vilnius University.

1999 – 2005 – Neurosurgeon’s assistant at the Emergency Hospital of Vilnius University.

2001–2005 – European Neurosurgery Internship Programme, Prague (Czech Republic), Bonn (Germany), Budapest (Hungary), Thessaloniki (Greece)

2003–2005 – Tertiary Neurosurgery Internship at Vilnius University

2003 – Defended the Doctor of Medicine (MD) dissertation

2000 – Institute of Neurological Science, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland (UK)

2001 – The Georgia Neurosurgical Institute, PA, Macon, Georgia, USA

2003 – Brain-IT Courses of Group Data Assessors, Glasgow, Scotland (UK)

2002–2005 – Trainings at European Association of Neurosurgical societies (EANS)

2005 – Passed the neurosurgeon examination at European Association of Neurosurgical Societies, Thessaloniki (Greece)

2007 – Weill Cornell University, Salzburg (Austria)

Since 2002 – Lecturer of Anatomy at Vilnius University, Faculty of Medicine Since.

2004 – Lecturer of Neurosciences at Vilnius University, Faculty of Medicine.

Author of many academic articles on neurosurgery.

Lecturer at many international congresses on neurosurgery.

Publikacijos:
Ragauskas A, Daubaris G, Ročka S, Petkus V. Innovative technologies of head injury physiology monitoring // Ultrasound Kaunas, Lithuania. 2000: 1(37):51-57.
Ročka S, Šitkauskas A, Kvaščevičius R, Jaržemskas E, Ročka VS, Ragauskas A, Daubaris G, Robinson JS: Assesment of ultrasonic pulse waves in patients with diagnosed brain death // Acta Medica Lituanica 2002; 2(9): 130-135.
Kvaščevičius R, Ročka S, Šitkauskas A, Ragauskas A, Daubaris G, Jaržemskas E: Trans-intracranial ultrasonic pulse waves: normal values // Medicinos teorija ir praktika 2002; 4(32): 256-259.
S.Širšinaitis, G.Šustickas, S.Ročka, H.Džibladzė, E.Jaržemskas. Frontobazalinė trauma: ketverių metų chirurginio gydymo patirtis // Neurologijos seminarai 2003; 1(17): 86-89.
S.Rocka, A.Sitkauskas, E.Jarzemskas, C.Feltes, K.Fountas, V.Dimopoulos, A.Ragauskas, G.Daubaris, J.Robinson. Intracranial pulse waves measurement by using non-invasive method in patients with severe spinal cord injury // 13th World Congress of Neurological Surgery konferencijos medžiaga 2005, 449-454.
Chambers IR, Daubaris G, Jarzemskas E, Fountas K, Kvascevicius R, Ragauskas A, Rocka S, Robinson JS, Sitkauskas A. The clinical application of non-invasive intracranial blood volume pulse wave monitoring // Physiological Measurement 2005; 26: 1019-1032.
Rocka S, Jarzemskas E, Cooper E, Cooper B. Right median nerve electrical stimulation for coma treatment – recent experience in Lithuania and the USA // In: Kanno T, Kato Y (eds) Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery and Multidisciplinary Neurotraumatology, Springer, 2006: 376-385.
Preikšaitis A., Ročka S. Galvos traumos epidemiologija Vilniuje ir Vilniaus apskrityje // Lietuvos Chirurgija 2006; 4(1): 29-38.
Preikšaitis A., Ročka S. Ligoninėje gydytos galvos smegenų traumos epidemiologija Vilniuje ir Vilniaus krašte // Lietuvos Chirurgija 2007; 5(1): 18-32.

Žodiniai pranešimai:
2004 m. S.Ročka, G.Terbetas, E.Jaržemskas. „Šautiniai galvos sužeidimai“, VII tarptautinė karo medicinos konferencija, Kaunas, Lietuva.
2005 m. E.Cooper, S.Rocka, E.Jarzemskas, B.Cooper. „Right median nerve stimulation treatment for subacute coma in the USA and Lithuania”, 3rd World Congress of the Academy for Multidisciplinary Neurotraumatology, Nagoja, Japonija.
2005 m. S.Ročka, E.Jažemskas. „Komos gydymas dešiniojo n. medianus stimuliacija“, KMU Neurochirurgijos klinikos ir Lietuvos neurochirurgų draugijos mokslinė praktikinė konferencija „Liekamieji reiškiniai po galvos smegenų traumos ir ligonių reabilitacija“, Birštonas, Lietuva.
2005 m. S.Ročka „Centrinės nervų sistemos radiologija“, Lietuvos operacinės slaugytojų draugijos konferencija „Neurochirurginių pacientų slaugos ypatumai“, Vilnius, Lietuva.
2006 m. S.Ročka, „Sunkios galvos traumos chirurginio gydymo taktika“, Lietuvos anesteziologų-reanimatologų draugijos konferencija „Nauji gaivinimo standartai. Sunki galvos trauma“, Vilnius, Lietuva.
2006 m. S.Ročka, A.Preikšaitis, „Epidemiology of head injury in Vilnius and Vilnius District”, 10th Congress of Baltic Neurosurgical Association and Conference of Neuronurses, Palanga, Lietuva.

Stendiniai pranešimai:
2000 m. Rocka S, Piper IR, Ragauskas A, Dunn L, Wyper D. „Non-invasive assessment of pressure autoregulation: feasibility of using bed tilting in both normal volunteers and head injured patients” Preliminary results // Proc. of 11th International Symposium on Intracranial Pressure and Brain monitoring, Cambridge, UK.

Member of the International Brain-IT Group.

Passed the neurosurgeon examination at European Association of Neurosurgical Societies.

Member of Lithuanian Society of Neurosurgeons.

Awards

2007 – Award for work in the fields of neurosurgery and neurotraumatology granted by the University of Munster and “Baltikum” in the Foundation of Professor Scott Caspers.

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