Assist. Prof. Andreea Borlea, MD, Phd

Recent Activity

2024, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Ioan Sporea, Roxana Șirli, Alina Popescu, Dana Stoian, Andreea Borlea, Alexandru Popa, Mirela Dănilă

2023, Riga, Latvia

Ioan Sporea, Dana Stoian, Alina Popescu, Roxana Șirli, Flaviu Bob, Andreea Borlea, Alexandru Popa, Tudor Moga


Dana Stoian, Tudor Moga, Mihaela Vlad, Andreea Borlea, Flaviu Bob


    1. PhD Thesis

    Titlu: „Rolul metodelor elastografice în predicția riscului de malignitate a nodulilor tiroidieni”

    Conducător științific: Prof. Univ. Dr. Dana Stoian

    Universitatea de Medicină și Farmacie „Victor Babeș” Timișoara

    Anul sustinerii: 2021

    Calificativ: Magna Cum Laude


    1. Book Chapters
    2. Borlea A., Cotoi L., Mozos I., Stoian D. Advanced ultrasound techniques in preoperative diagnistic of thyroid cancers. Knowledges on Thyroid Cancer. Omer Engin. (Ed.) 2019 Intech, 1-19, 19 pag, ISBN 978-1-78923-983-6, Open Acces, Available from:
    3. Borlea, A. , Cotoi, L. , Paul, C. , Bende, F. , Stoian, D. . Elastography Methods in the Prediction of Malignancy in Thyroid Nodules. In: Stoian, D. , Popescu, A. , editors. Elastography – Applications in Clinical Medicine [Internet]. London: IntechOpen; 2022 [cited 2022 Nov 20]. Available from: doi: 10.5772/intechopen.104261
    4. Cepeha, C. M. , Borlea, A. , Paul, C. , Velea, I. , Stoian, D. . Shear-Wave Elastography in Diffuse Thyroid Diseases. In: Stoian, D. , Popescu, A. , editors. Elastography – Applications in Clinical Medicine [Internet]. London: IntechOpen; 2022 [cited 2022 Nov 20]. Available from: doi: 10.5772/intechopen.102636
    5. Amzar, D. , Cotoi, L. , Borlea, A. , Adela, C. , Pop, G. N. , Stoian, D. . Role of Elastography in the Evaluation of Parathyroid Disease. In: Stoian, D. , Popescu, A. , editors. Elastography – Applications in Clinical Medicine [Internet]. London: IntechOpen; 2022 [cited 2022 Nov 20]. Available from: doi: 10.5772/intechopen.105923
    6. Original Articles – in extenso
    7. D Stoian, A Borlea, L Taban, FM Maralescu, F Bob, O Schiller, A Schiller. Differentiating thyroid nodules parathyroid lesions using 2D-shear-wave elastography: a novel approach for enhanced diagnostic accuracy. Frontiers in Endocrinology, 2023, 14, 1231784
    8. CM Roi, A Borlea, MS Mihuta, C Paul, D Stoian A comparative analysis of strain and 2D shear wave elastography in the diagnosis of autoimmune thyroiditis in pediatric patients, Biomedicines 11 (7), 1970
    9. Mihuta, M.S.; Paul, C.; Borlea, A.; Roi, C.M.; Velea-Barta, O.-A.; Mozos, I.; Stoian, D. Unveiling the Silent Danger of Childhood Obesity: Non-Invasive Biomarkers Such as Carotid Intima-Media Thickness, Arterial Stiffness Surrogate Markers, and Blood Pressure Are Useful in Detecting Early Vascular Alterations in Obese Children. Biomedicines 2023, 11, 1841.
    10. Stoian, D.; Borlea, A.; Sporea, I.; Popa, A.; Moisa-Luca, L.; Popescu, A. Assessment of Thyroid Stiffness and Viscosity in Autoimmune Thyroiditis Using Novel Ultrasound-Based Techniques. Biomedicines 2023, 11, 938.
    11. Mihuta, M.S.; Stoian, D.; Borlea, A.; Roi, C.M.; Velea-Barta, O.-A.; Mozos, I.; Paul, C. Evaluating the Arterial Stiffness as a Useful Tool in the Management of Obese Children. Children 2023, 10, 183.
    12. Stoian D, Borlea A, Moisa-Luca L, Paul C. Multiparametric ultrasound-based assessment of overt hyperthyroid diffuse thyroid disease. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2023 Dec 18;14:1300447. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2023.1300447. PMID: 38179308; PMCID: PMC10764279.
    13. Mihuta MS, Paul C, Borlea A, Roi CM, Pescari D, Velea-Barta OA, Mozos I, Stoian D. Connections between serum Trimethylamine N-Oxide (TMAO), a gut-derived metabolite, and vascular biomarkers evaluating arterial stiffness and subclinical atherosclerosis in children with obesity. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2023 Oct 2;14:1253584. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2023.1253584. PMID: 37850094; PMCID: PMC10577381.
    14. Popa O, Barna RA, Borlea A, Cornianu M, Dema A, Stoian D. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on thyroid nodular disease: a retrospective study in a single center in the western part of Romania. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2023 Jul 11;14:1221795. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2023.1221795. PMID: 37497351; PMCID: PMC10368367.
    15. Borlea, A.; Sporea, I.; Popa, A.; Derban, M.; Taban, L.; Stoian, D. Strain Versus 2D Shear-Wave Elastography Parameters—Which Score Better in Predicting Thyroid Cancer? Appl. Sci.202212, 11147. FI=2.838
    16. Stoian, D.; Moisa, L.; Taban, L.; Sporea, I.; Popa, A.; Bende, F.; Popescu, A.; Borlea, A. Quantification of Thyroid Viscosity in Healthy Subjects Using Ultrasound Shear Wave Dispersion (Viscosity PLUS). Diagnostics202212, 2194. FI = 3,992


    1. Borlea A., Borcan F., Sporea I., Dehelean C.A., Negrea R., Cotoi L., Stoian D. TI-RADS Diagnostic Performance: Which Algorithm is Superior and How Elastography and 4D Vascularity Improve the Malignancy Risk Assessment. Diagnostics (Basel). 2020 Mar. 26;10(4):180. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics10040180. PMID: 32225078; PMCID: PMC7235757, FI= 706


    1. Borlea, A.; Stoian, D.; Cotoi, L.; Sporea, I.; Lazar, F.; Mozos, I. Thyroid Multimodal Ultrasound Evaluation—Impact on Presurgical Diagnosis of Intermediate Cytology Cases.  Sci.202010, 3439., FI = 2.679


    1. Cotoi L., Borcan F., Sporea I., Amzar D., Schiller O., Schiller A., Dehelean C.A., Pop G.N., Borlea A, Stoian D. Thyroid Pathology in End-Stage Renal Disease Patients on Hemodialysis. Diagnostics (Basel). 2020 Apr 23;10(4):245. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics10040245. PMID: 32340182; PMCID: PMC7236006. FI= 3,706


    1. Cepeha C.M., Paul C., Borlea A., Borcan F., Fofiu R., Dehelean C.A., Stoian D. The Value of Strain Elastography in Predicting Autoimmune Thyroiditis. Diagnostics (Basel). 2020 Oct 27;10(11):874. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics10110874. PMID: 33121150; PMCID: PMC7692451. FI=3,706


    1. Maralescu, F.-M.; Bende, F.; Sporea, I.; Popescu, A.; Sirli, R.; Schiller, A.; Petrica, L.; Miutescu, B.; Borlea, A.; Popa, A.; Bodea, M.; Bob, F. Non-Invasive Evaluation of Kidney Elasticity and Viscosity in a Healthy Cohort. Biomedicines202210, 2859. FI=4.757


    1. Taban, L.; Stoian, D.; Timar, B.; Amzar, D.; Adela, C.; Motofelea, A.; Borlea, A.; Frisoni, R.; Laguerre, N. Vitamin D Status and Steatohepatitis in Obese Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Patients.  Clin. Med.202211, 5482. FI=4.964


    1. Cepeha, C.M.; Paul, C.; Borlea, A.; Bende, R.; Mihuta, M.S.; Stoian, D. Is Strain Elastography Useful in Diagnosing Chronic Autoimmune Thyroiditis in Children?  Sci.202212, 8881. FI=2.838


    1. Mihuta, M.S.; Paul, C.; Borlea, A.; Cepeha, C.M.; Velea, I.P.; Mozos, I.; Stoian, D. The Oscillometric Pulse Wave Analysis Is Useful in Evaluating the Arterial Stiffness of Obese Children with Relevant Cardiometabolic Risks.  Clin. Med.202211, 5078. FI=4.964


    1. Cotoi L., Amzar D., Sporea I., Borlea A., Navolan D., Varcus F., Stoian D. Shear Wave Elastography versus Strain Elastography in Diagnosing Parathyroid Adenomas. Int. J. Endocrinol. 2020 Mar 17;2020:3801902. doi: 10.1155/2020/3801902. PMID: 32256571; PMCID: PMC7103049. FI= 3,257


    1. Popa, A.; Sporea, I.; Bende, F.; Popescu, A.; Fofiu, R.; Borlea, A.; Bâldea, V.; Pascu, A.; Foncea, C.G.; Cotrău, R.; Șirli, R. The Non-Invasive Ultrasound-Based Assessment of Liver Viscosity in a Healthy Cohort. Diagnostics2022, 12, 1451. FI= 3,992


    1. Amzar D, Cotoi L, Sporea I, Timar B, Schiller O, Schiller A, Borlea A, Pop NG, Stoian D. Shear Wave Elastography in Patients with Primary and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism. J Clin Med. 2021 Feb 10;10(4):697. doi: 10.3390/jcm10040697. PMID: 33579041; PMCID: PMC7916795. FI= 4,242


    1. Cepeha CM, Paul C, Borlea A, Fofiu R, Borcan F, Dehelean CA, Ivan V, Stoian D. Shear-Wave Elastography-Diagnostic Value in Children with Chronic Autoimmune Thyroiditis. Diagnostics (Basel). 2021 Feb 5;11(2):248. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics11020248. PMID: 33562689; PMCID: PMC7915688. FI= 3,706


    1. Bortun AC, Ivan V, Navolan DB, Dehelean L, Borlea A, Stoian D. Thyroid Autoimmune Disease-Impact on Sexual Function in Young Women. J Clin Med. 2021 Jan 19;10(2):369. doi: 10.3390/jcm10020369. PMID: 33478026; PMCID: PMC7835763. FI=4,242


    1. Borlea A, Dobrescu A, Dema A, Cornianu M, Lazăr FO, Brebu D. Presurgical Stratification of Thyroid Nodules – Is it really Needed? Current Guidelines versus Real Life. Chirurgia (Bucur). 2021 Jan-Feb;116(1):66-74. doi: 10.21614/chirurgia.116.1.66. PMID: 33638328.


    1. Cotoi L., Stoian D., Borlea A., Varcus F. Ultrasonographic and elastographic diagnostic of parathyroid lesions- a literature review. Austin Journal of Endocrinology and Diabetes. 2019; 6(2) ISSN: 2381-9200.,


    1. Borlea Andreea, Cotoi Laura, Annabi Yousra, Navolan Dan Bogdan, Stoian Dana. Lifestyle changes impact on metabolic risk in women with PCOS, Ec Gynaecology. 2019; 8 (10): 934-942


    1. Borlea Andreea, Cotoi Laura, Deharde Lisa Katharina, Stoian Dana. Comparision of inositol, metformim and oral contraceptives in polysystic ovary syndrome. Endocrinology, Diabetese Metab J, 2019; 3(5):1-9


    1. Cotoi, L.; Amzăr, D.; Sporea, I.; Borlea, A.; Schiller, O.; Schiller, A.; Pop, G.N.; Stoian, D. Parathyroid Elastography—Elastography Evaluation Algorithm. Timisoara Med. 2020, 2020(1), 5; doi:10.35995/tmj20200105.











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