|Professor Andrejs SKAGERS
Head of Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Institute of Stomatology, Riga Stradins University
Phone: +371 7455523
Born : August 3,1940, Dzelzava, Latvia
Languages : Latvian, Russian, English, German
Medical Academy of Latvia ( Faculty of Medicine ), 1964
Dr.med. (Candidate of Science in former USSR system), Medical Academy of Latvia, 1975
Dr.habil.med.(Doctor of Science in former USSR system), Academy of Military Medicine, St. Petersburg, 1986
Surgeon, Hospital Kimpersai, Kazakhstan, 1964-1967
Surgeon, Head of Department, 2nd Riga City Hospital, 1967-1977
Associated Professor, Head of the Department, Professor, Medical Academy of Latvia,1977 -
Surgeon-in-Chief, Latvian Ministry of Health care, 1982 -1988
Honours and Awards
Corresponding Member, Latvian Academy of Sciences, 1999
Professional Activities and Memberships
Vice-Chairman of the Senate, Riga Stradins University
Member of the Scientific Council, Riga Stradins University
Chairman, Council for Promotion (in Stomatological specialities), Riga Stradins University
Member, Council for Promotion (in Surgical specialities), Riga Stradins University
President, Baltic Association for Maxillofacial and Plastic Surgery, 1990-1993,1999-2002
Active Member, European Association for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, 1995-
Affiliated Member, International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 1997-
Latvian Society of Material Research, 1997- ; European Biomaterial Society, 1998- ; Latvian Dental Association; Latvian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons; Latvian Assiciation of Plastic Surgeons.
A.Skagers. Surgical Angiostomatology. Circulation and Regeneration, 1985, Riga: Zinatne Press,134 pp.(in Russian)
A.Skagers, L.Feldmane. Trephine biopsy of regenerative tissue of long tubular bone diaphyseal fractures.- Proc. Latvian Acad. Sci.,1973, N6, pp.44-47 (in Russian)
M.Dubinskis, A.Skagers. Experience in the use of DMSO in diseases of the supporting motor apparatus and general suppurative surgery.- Ann. New York Academy of Science,1975,vol. 243, pp.494-496
A.Skagers, et al. Prevention of regenerative disturbances of wounds and fractures in maxillofacial region.- Stomatology, Moscow, 1984, N3, pp.22-25 (in Russian)
A.Skagers, et al. Hidroxylapatite ceramics in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.- Rostocker Medizinische Beitrage, 1995, H.3, s.34-38 (in German)
A.Skagers, et al.. Response to the implantation of hidroxyapatite on the bone and cartilage.- Med. Biol. Engineer. Comp., 1996, vol. 34, suppl.1, pp.134-135.
G.Salms, L.Berzina, R.Cimdins, G.Zigurs, J.Priednieks, A.Skagers, I.Salma. Outcome of SEMADOS dental implants in one stage with sinus floor levation by Hap granules. - Stomatologija (Kaunas, Lithuania), 2002, N1, suppl. 1, pp. 2-7.
A.Skagers, G.Salms, L.Berzina, R.Cimdins, L.Feldmane. Facial contourplasty with hydroxyapatite implants. - Stomatologija (Kaunas, Lithuania), 2002, N1, suppl. 1, pp. 70-73.
E.Kornevs, A.Skagers, J.Tars, I. Cema, G.Lauskis, A. Bigestans. Nasolabial flaps in reconstruction of the oral cavity . - Rostocker Medizinische Beiträge, 2003, H 11 : 35.
L.Berzina , D.Sipcenoka , I.Salma , R.Cimdins , A.Skagers. Adsorbtion of proteins on the surface of hydroxyapatite ceramics. - Rostocker Medizinische Beiträge, 2003, H 11 : 57 - 58.
G.Zigurs , A.Skagers , G.Salms , L.Berzina , R.Cimdins. The outcome after one stage sinus floor elevation with hydroxyapatite granules and SEMADOS implant insertion. - Rostocker Medizinische Beiträge, 2003, H 11 : 59 -60.
A.Skagers , A.Bigestans , G.Lauskis , G.Salms , I. Jankovska. Reconstructive surgery for ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint. - Rostocker Medizinische Beiträge, 2003, H 11 : 67 -68.
D.Cakarne, I.Urtane, A.Skagers. Pharyngeal airway sagittal demension in patients with class III skeletal dentofacial deformity before and after bimaxillary surgery. - Stomatologija / Baltic Dental and Maxillofacial Journal 03 / 1. pp. 13-16
A.Skagers, L.Feldmane, M.Pilmane, J.Vetra, I.Salma, K.Stamers, L.Berzina, R.Cimdins. Reactogenicity of hydroxyapatite (HA) bioceramic granules in experimental wounds of ear cartilage. - Stomatologija / Baltic Dental and Maxillofacial Journal, 2006. Suppl.1. pp.29 30.
K.Stamers, M.Ratniece, A.Skagers, K.Pastars. Scintigraphy of Salivary Glands after Ligation of Common Carotid Artery in Experiment. - Latvijas Kirurgijas zurnals, 2006 (4), pp. 36 -38.
A.Skagers (Member of Board). Development of Educational System in Bioengineering, Biomechanics, and Biomaterials for Substitution of Damaged Biological Tissue. TEMPUS JEP 4962 93/95.
A.Skagers (participiant). Development of Dental Education in Latvia to EU Standards. TEMPUS JEP-12538-97-99.
A.Skagers (Head of the Latvian part of Project). Matrix Components of the Human Temporo-Mandibular Joint Tissue. Joint MSc/PhD Program with Karolinska Medical University (1997-1999).
A.Skagers (Head of Project). Complex Morphological Evaluation of Disturbances in Salivary Secretion in Experiment and Clinic. Latvian Council of Science (1995-1997)
A.Skagers (Head of Project). Experimental Morphological Study of Guided Jaw Alveolar Ridge Tissue Regeneration after Implantation of Modified Calcium Phosphate Bioceramic Materials. Latvian Council of Science (2001-2003).
A.Skagers (Head of project). Immunohistochemical and electronmicroscopic evaluation of cellular adaptive processes after experimental calcium phosphate bioceramic materials. Latvian Council of Science (2004-2006)
A.Skagers (Member of Management committee). COST ACTION B 23 Oro-facial development and regeneration.
A.Skagers (Head of Project) ES 04 48 Calcium phosphate bioceramics as scaffold material for bioengineering of cartilage tissue structures. (2004-2007).
A.Skagers (Manager for clinical research). Latvian State programs project Perspective biomaterials and medical technologies. (2005 2007).
Last update 07.03.2007