Prof. Ioan Sporea, MD, PhD

Recent Activity

2024, China

Ioan Sporea, Alina Popescu, Dana Stoian

2024, Bucharest, Romania

Ioan Sporea, Roxana Șirli

Publications

WFUMB GUIDELINES AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CLINICAL USE OF ULTRASOUND ELASTOGRAPHY: PART 1: BASIC PRINCIPLES AND TERMINOLOGY

Shiina, Tsuyoshi; Nightingale, Kathryn R.; Palmeri, Mark L.; Hall, Timothy J.; Bamber, Jeffrey C.; Barr, Richard G.; Castera, Laurent; Choi, Byung Ihn; Chou, Yi-Hong; Cosgrove, David; Dietrich, Christoph F.; Ding, Hong; Amy, Dominique; Farrokh, Andre; Ferraioli, Giovanna; Filice, Carlo; Friedrich-Rust, Mireen; Nakashima, Kazutaka; Schafer, Fritz; Sporea, Ioan; Suzuki, Shinichi; Wilson, Stephanie; Kudo, Masatoshi

EFSUMB Guidelines and Recommendations on the Clinical Use of Liver Ultrasound Elastography, Update 2017 (Long Version)

Dietrich, Christoph F.; Bamber, Jeffrey; Berzigotti, Annalisa; Bota, Simona; Cantisani, Vito; Castera, Laurent; Cosgrove, David; Ferraioli, Giovanna; Friedrich-Rust, Mireen; Gilja, Odd Helge; Goertz, Ruediger Stephan; Karlas, Thomas; de Knegt, Robert; de Ledinghen, Victor; Piscaglia, Fabio; Procopet, Bogdan; Saftoiu, Adrian; Sidhu, Paul S.; Sporea, Ioan; Thiele, Maja

WFUMB GUIDELINES AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CLINICAL USE OF ULTRASOUND ELASTOGRAPHY: PART 3: LIVER

Ferraioli, Giovanna; Filice, Carlo; Castera, Laurent; Choi, Byung Ihn; Sporea, Ioan; Wilson, Stephanie R.; Cosgrove, David; Dietrich, Christoph F.; Amy, Dominique; Bamber, Jeffrey C.; Barr, Richard; Chou, Yi-Hong; Ding, Hong; Farrokh, Andre; Friedrich-Rust, Mireen; Hall, Timothy J.; Nakashima, Kazutaka; Nightingale, Kathryn R.; Palmeri, Mark L.; Schafer, Fritz; Shiina, Tsuyoshi; Suzuki, Shinichi; Kudo, Masatoshi

Meta-analysis: ARFI elastography versus transient elastography for the evaluation of liver fibrosis

Bota, Simona; Herkner, Harald; Sporea, Ioan; Salzl, Petra; Sirli, Roxana; Neghina, Adriana M.; Peck-Radosavljevic, Markus

WFUMB GUIDELINES AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CLINICAL USE OF ULTRASOUND ELASTOGRAPHY: PART 2: BREAST

Barr, Richard G.; Nakashima, Kazutaka; Amy, Dominique; Cosgrove, David; Farrokh, Andre; Schafer, Fritz; Bamber, Jeffrey C.; Castera, Laurent; Choi, Byung Ihn; Chou, Yi-Hong; Dietrich, Christoph F.; Ding, Hong; Ferraioli, Giovanna; Filice, Carlo; Friedrich-Rust, Mireen; Hall, Timothy J.; Nightingale, Kathryn R.; Palmeri, Mark L.; Shiina, Tsuyoshi; Suzuki, Shinichi; Sporea, Ioan; Wilson, Stephanie; Kudo, Masatoshi

Assessment of biopsy-proven liver fibrosis by two-dimensional shear wave elastography: An individual patient data-based meta-analysis

Herrmann, Eva; de Ledinghen, Victor; Cassinotto, Christophe; Chu, Winnie C. -W.; Leung, Vivian Y. -F.; Ferraioli, Giovanna; Filice, Carlo; Castera, Laurent; Vilgrain, Valerie; Ronot, Maxime; Dumortier, Jerome; Guibal, Aymeric; Pol, Stanislas; Trebicka, Jonel; Jansen, Christian; Strassburg, Christian; Zheng, Rongqin; Zheng, Jian; Francque, Sven; Vanwolleghem, Thomas; Vonghia, Luisa; Manesis, Emanuel K.; Zoumpoulis, Pavlos; Sporea, Ioan; Thiele, Maja; Krag, Aleksander; Cohen-Bacrie, Claude; Criton, Aline; Gay, Joel; Deffieux, Thomas; Friedrich-Rust, Mireen

Silybin combined with phosphatidylcholine and vitamin E in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: A randomized controlled trial

Loguercio, Carmela; Andreone, Pietro; Brisc, Ciprian; Brisc, Michaela Cristina; Bugianesi, Elisabetta; Chiaramonte, Maria; Cursaro, Carmela; Danila, Mirela; de Sio, Ilario; Floreani, Annarosa; Freni, Maria Antonietta; Grieco, Antonio; Groppo, Marzia; Lazzari, Roberta; Lobello, Salvatore; Lorefice, Elisabetta; Margotti, Marzia; Miele, Luca; Milani, Stefano; Okolicsanyi, Lajos; Palasciano, Giuseppe; Portincasa, Piero; Saltarelli, Patrizia; Smedile, Antonina; Somalvico, Francesco; Spadaro, Aldo; Sporea, Ioan; Sorrentino, Paolo; Vecchione, Raffaela; Tuccillo, Concetta; Blanco, Camillo Del Vecchio; Federico, Alessandro

How to perform Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS)

Dietrich, Christoph F.; Averkiou, Michalakis; Nielsen, Michael Bachmann; Barr, Richard G.; Burns, Peter N.; Calliada, Fabrizio; Cantisani, Vito; Choi, Byung; Chammas, Maria C.; Clevert, Dirk-Andre; Claudon, Michel; Correas, Jean-Michel; Cui, Xin-Wu; Cosgrove, David; D’Onofrio, Mirko; Dong, Yi; Eisenbrey, John R.; Fontanilla, Teresa; Gilja, Odd Helge; Ignee, Andre; Jenssen, Christian; Kono, Yuko; Kudo, Masatoshi; Lassau, Nathalie; Lyshchik, Andrej; Meloni, Maria Franca; Moriyasu, Fuminori; Nolsoe, Christian; Piscaglia, Fabio; Radzina, Maija; Saftoiu, Adrian; Sidhu, Paul S.; Sporea, Ioan; Schreiber-Dietrich, Dagmar; Sirlin, Claude B.; Stanczak, Maria; Weskott, Hans-Peter; Wilson, Stephanie R.; Willmann, Juergen Karl; Kim, Tae Kyoung; Jang, Hyun-Jung; Vezeridis, Alexandar; Westerway, Sue

Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography for fibrosis evaluation in patients with chronic hepatitis C: An international multicenter study

Sporea, Ioan; Bota, Simona; Peck-Radosavljevic, Markus; Sirli, Roxana; Tanaka, Hironori; Iijima, Hiroko; Badea, Radu; Lupsor, Monica; Fierbinteanu-Braticevici, Carmen; Petrisor, Ana; Saito, Hidetsugu; Ebinuma, Hirotoshi; Friedrich-Rust, Mireen; Sarrazin, Christoph; Takahashi, Hirokazu; Ono, Naofumi; Piscaglia, Fabio; Borghi, Alberto; D’Onofrio, Mirko; Gallotti, Anna; Ferlitsch, Arnulf; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

The EFSUMB Guidelines and Recommendations for the Clinical Practice of Elastography in Non-Hepatic Applications: Update 2018

Saftoiu, Adrian; Gilja, Odd Helge; Sidhu, Paul S.; Dietrich, Christoph F.; Cantisani, Vito; Amy, Dominique; Bachmann-Nielsen, Michael; Bob, Flaviu; Bojunga, Joerg; Brock, Marko; Calliada, Fabrizio; Clevert, Dirk Andre; Correas, Jean-Michel; D’Onofrio, Mirko; Ewertsen, Caroline; Farrokh, Andre; Fodor, Daniela; Fusaroli, Pietro; Havre, Roald Flesland; Hocke, Michael; Ignee, Andre; Jenssen, Christian; Klauser, Andrea Sabine; Kollmann, Christian; Radzina, Maija; Ramnarine, Kumar V.; Sconfienza, Luca Maria; Solomon, Carolina; Sporea, Ioan; Stefanescu, Horia; Tanter, Mickael; Vilmann, Peter

Guidelines and Good Clinical Practice Recommendations for Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) in the Liver – Update 2020 WFUMB in Cooperation with EFSUMB, AFSUMB, AIUM, and FLAUS

Dietrich, Christoph F.; Nolsoe, Christian Pallson; Barr, Richard G.; Berzigotti, Annalisa; Burns, Peter N.; Cantisani, Vito; Chammas, Maria Cristina; Chaubal, Nitin; Choi, Byung Ihn; Clevert, Dirk-Andre; Cui, Xinwu; Dong, Yi; D’Onofrio, Mirko; Fowlkes, J. Brian; Gilja, Odd Helge; Huang, Pintong; Ignee, Andre; Jenssen, Christian; Kono, Yuko; Kudo, Masatoshi; Lassau, Nathalie; Lee, Won Jae; Lee, Jae Young; Liang, Ping; Lim, Adrian; Lyshchik, Andrej; Meloni, Maria Franca; Correas, Jean Michel; Minami, Yasunori; Moriyasu, Fuminori; Nicolau, Carlos; Piscaglia, Fabio; Saftoiu, Adrian; Sidhu, Paul S.; Sporea, Ioan; Torzilli, Guido; Xie, Xiaoyan; Zheng, Rongqin

INTRA- AND INTEROPERATOR REPRODUCIBILITY OF ACOUSTIC RADIATION FORCE IMPULSE (ARFI) ELASTOGRAPHY-PRELIMINARY RESULTS

Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Costachescu, Dan

ACOUSTIC RADIATION FORCE IMPULSE AND SUPERSONIC SHEAR IMAGING VERSUS TRANSIENT ELASTOGRAPHY FOR LIVER FIBROSIS ASSESSMENT

Sporea, Ioan; Bota, Simona; Jurchis, Ana; Sirli, Roxana; Gradinaru-Tascau, Oana; Popescu, Alina; Ratiu, Iulia; Szilaski, Milana

Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) – a new modality for the evaluation of liver fibrosis

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

VALUE OF ACOUSTIC RADIATION FORCE IMPULSE IMAGING ELASTOGRAPHY FOR NON-INVASIVE EVALUATION OF PATIENTS WITH NONALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE

Braticevici, Carmen Fierbinteanu; Sporea, Ioan; Panaitescu, Eugenia; Tribus, Laura

Factors that influence the correlation of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) elastography with liver fibrosis

Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Sendroiu, Madalina

EFSUMB Recommendations and Clinical Guidelines for Intestinal Ultrasound (GIUS) in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Maconi, Giovanni; Nylund, Kim; Ripolles, Tomas; Calabrese, Emma; Dirks, Klaus; Dietrich, Christoph F.; Hollerweger, Alois; Sporea, Ioan; Saftoiu, Adrian; Maaser, Christian; Hausken, Trygve; Higginson, Antony P.; Nuernberg, Dieter; Pallotta, Nadia; Romanini, Laura; Serra, Carla; Gilja, Odd Helge

EFSUMB Guidelines and Recommendations on the Clinical Use of Liver Ultrasound Elastography, Update 2017 (Short Version)

Dietrich, Christoph F.; Bamber, Jeffrey; Berzigotti, Annalisa; Bota, Simona; Cantisani, Vito; Castera, Laurent; Cosgrove, David; Ferraioli, Giovanna; Friedrich-Rust, Mireen; Gilja, Odd Helge; Goertz, Ruediger Stephan; Karlas, Thomas; de Knegt, Robert; de Ledinghen, Victor; Piscaglia, Fabio; Procopet, Bogdan; Saftoiu, Adrian; Sidhu, Paul S.; Sporea, Ioan; Thiele, Maja

Which are the cut-off values of 2D-Shear Wave Elastography (2D-SWE) liver stiffness measurements predicting different stages of liver fibrosis, considering Transient Elastography (TE) as the reference method?

Sporea, Ioan; Bota, Simona; Gradinaru-Tascau, Oana; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Jurchis, Ana

Transient Elastographic Evaluation of Subjects Without Known Hepatic Pathology: Does Age Change the Liver Stiffness?

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Tudora, Adriana; Deleanu, Alexandra; Popescu, Alina

Comparative study between two point Shear Wave Elastographic techniques: Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) elastography and ElastPQ

Sporea, Ioan; Bota, Simona; Gradinaru-Tascau, Oana; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina

How many measurements are needed for liver stiffness assessment by 2D-Shear Wave Elastography (2D-SWE) and which value should be used: the mean or median?

Sporea, Ioan; Gradinaru-Tascau, Oana; Bota, Simona; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Jurchis, Ana; Popescu, Madalina; Danila, Mirela

Why, who and how should perform liver biopsy in chronic liver diseases

Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana

The influence of aminotransferase levels on liver stiffness assessed by Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography: A retrospective multicentre study

Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Peck-Radosavljevic, Markus; Sirli, Roxana; Tanaka, Hironori; Iijima, Hiroko; Saito, Hidetsugu; Ebinuma, Hirotoshi; Lupsor, Monica; Badea, Radu; Fierbinteanu-Braticevici, Carmen; Petrisor, Ana; Friedrich-Rust, Mireen; Sarrazin, Christoph; Takahashi, Hirokazu; Ono, Naofumi; Piscaglia, Fabio; Marinelli, Sara; D’Onofrio, Mirko; Gallotti, Anna; Salzl, Petra; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

Liver stiffness measurements in patients with HBV vs HCV chronic hepatitis: A comparative study

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Deleanu, Alexandra; Tudora, Adriana; Popescu, Alina; Curescu, Manuela; Bota, Simona

EFSUMB Recommendations and Guidelines for Gastrointestinal Ultrasound Part 1: Examination Techniques and Normal Findings (Long version)

Nylund, Kim; Maconi, Giovanni; Hollerweger, Alois; Ripolles, Tomas; Pallotta, Nadia; Higginson, Antony; Serra, Carla; Dietrich, Christoph F.; Sporea, Ioan; Saftoiu, Adrian; Dirks, Klaus; Hausken, Trygve; Calabrese, Emma; Romanini, Laura; Maaser, Christian; Nuernberg, Dieter; Gilja, Odd Helge

The mean values of liver stiffness assessed by Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse elastography in normal subjects

Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Bota, Simona; Focsa, Mircea; Danila, Mirela; Nicolita, Diana; Martie, Alina; Sendroiu, Madalina; Juchis, Ana

Factors associated with the impossibility to obtain reliable liver stiffness measurements by means of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) elastography-Analysis of a cohort of 1031 subjects

Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Jurchis, Ana; Gradinaru-Tascau, Oana

Spleen assessment by Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography (ARFI) for prediction of liver cirrhosis and portal hypertension

Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Sendroiu, Madalina; Focsa, Mircea

Pegylated-interferon alpha 2a treatment for chronic hepatitis C in patients on chronic haemodialysis

Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Golea, Ovidiu; Totolici, Camelia; Danila, Mirela; Vernic, Corina

THE INFLUENCE OF FOOD INTAKE ON LIVER STIFFNESS VALUES ASSESSED BY ACOUSTIC RADIATION FORCE IMPULSE ELASTOGRAPHY-PRELIMINARY RESULTS

Popescu, Alina; Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Danila, Mirela; Racean, Sebastian; Suseanu, Dragos; Gradinaru, Oana; Siegfried, Cristian Ivascu

Can ARFI elastography predict the presence of significant esophageal varices in newly diagnosed cirrhotic patients?

Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Focsa, Mircea; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Strain, Mihnea

COMPARATIVE STUDY CONCERNING THE VALUE OF ACOUSTIC RADIATION FORCE IMPULSE ELASTOGRAPHY (ARFI) IN COMPARISON WITH TRANSIENT ELASTOGRAPHY (TE) FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF LIVER FIBROSIS IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC HEPATITIS B AND C

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Bota, Simona; Popescu, Alina; Sendroiu, Madalina; Jurchis, Ana

FACTORS WHICH INFLUENCE THE ACCURACY OF ACOUSTIC RADIATION FORCE IMPULSE (ARFI) ELASTOGRAPHY FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF LIVER FIBROSIS IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC HEPATITIS C

Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Jurchis, Ana

FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE KIDNEY SHEAR WAVE SPEED ASSESSED BY ACOUSTIC RADIATION FORCE IMPULSE ELASTOGRAPHY IN PATIENTS WITHOUT KIDNEY PATHOLOGY

Bota, Simona; Bob, Flaviu; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina

Kidney Shear Wave Speed Values in Subjects with and without Renal Pathology and Inter-Operator Reproducibility of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography (ARFI) – Preliminary Results

Bob, Flaviu; Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Petrica, Ligia; Schiller, Adalbert

Comparison of the liver stiffness measurement by transient elastography with the liver biopsy

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Deleanu, Alexandra; Tudora, Adriana; Curescu, Manuela; Cornianu, Marioara; Lazar, Daniela

GUIDELINES AND GOOD CLINICAL PRACTICE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CONTRAST-ENHANCED ULTRASOUND (CEUS) IN THE LIVER-UPDATE 2020 WFUMB IN COOPERATION WITH EFSUMB, AFSUMB, AIUM, AND FLAUS

Dietrich, Christoph F.; Nolsoe, Christian Pallson; Barr, Richard G.; Berzigotti, Annalisa; Burns, Peter N.; Cantisani, Vito; Chammas, Maria Cristina; Chaubal, Nitin; Choi, Byung Ihn; Clevert, Dirk-Andre; Cui, Xinwu; Dong, Yi; D’Onofrio, Mirko; Fowlkes, J. Brian; Gilja, Odd Helge; Huang, Pintong; Ignee, Andre; Jenssen, Christian; Kono, Yuko; Kudo, Masatoshi; Lassau, Nathalie; Lee, Won Jae; Lee, Jae Young; Liang, Ping; Lim, Adrian; Lyshchik, Andrej; Meloni, Maria Franca; Correas, Jean Michel; Minami, Yasunori; Moriyasu, Fuminori; Nicolau, Carlos; Piscaglia, Fabio; Saftoiu, Adrian; Sidhu, Paul S.; Sporea, Ioan; Torzilli, Guido; Xie, Xiaoyan; Zheng, Rongqin

Relationship Between the Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate and Kidney Shear Wave Speed Values Assessed by Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography

Bob, Flaviu; Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Schiller, Adalbert

Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound in focal liver lesions – a cost efficiency study

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Martie, Alina; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

Liver Elastography – An Update

Sporea, Ioan; Gilja, Odd Helge; Bota, Simona; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina

Factors influencing reliability of liver stiffness measurements using transient elastography (M-probe)-Monocentric experience

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Bota, Simona; Jurchis, Ana

EFSUMB Position Paper: Recommendations for Gastrointestinal Ultrasound (GIUS) in Acute Appendicitis and Diverticulitis

Dirks, Klaus; Calabrese, Emma; Dietrich, Christoph F.; Gilja, Odd Helge; Hausken, Trygve; Higginson, Antony; Hollerweger, Alois; Maconi, Giovanni; Maaser, Christian; Nuernberg, Dieter; Nylund, Kim; Pallotta, Nadia; Ripolles, Tomas; Romanini, Laura; Saftoiu, Adrian; Serra, Carla; Wuestner, Matthias; Sporea, Ioan

Value of transient elastography for the prediction of variceal bleeding

Sporea, Ioan; Ratiu, Iulia; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Bota, Simona

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound of histologically proven hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma

Dong, Yi; Wang, Wen-Ping; Cantisani, Vito; D’Onofrio, Mirko; Ignee, Andre; Mulazzani, Lorenzo; Saftoiu, Adrian; Sparchez, Zeno; Sporea, Ioan; Dietrich, Christoph F.

LIVER STIFFNESS MEASUREMENTS BY MEANS OF SUPERSONIC SHEAR IMAGING IN PATIENTS WITHOUT KNOWN LIVER PATHOLOGY

Sirli, Roxana; Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Jurchis, Ana; Popescu, Alina; Gradinaru-Tascau, Oana; Szilaski, Milana

A Comparative Study of Non-Invasive Methods for Fibrosis Assessment in Chronic HCV Infection

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Bota, Simona; Popescu, Alina; Cornianu, Marioara

Romanian National Guidelines and Practical Recommendations on Liver Elastography

Sporea, Ioan; Bota, Simona; Saftoiu, Adrian; Sirli, Roxana; Gradinaru-Tascau, Oana; Popescu, Alina; Platon, Monica Lupsor; Fierbinteanu-Braticevici, Carmen; Gheonea, Dan Ionut; Sandulescu, Larisa; Badea, Radu

Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound for the evaluation of Focal Liver Lesions in daily practice. A multicentre study

Sporea, Ioan; Badea, Radu; Martie, Alina; Dumitru, Eugen; Ioanitescu, Simona; Sirli, Roxana; Socaciu, Mihai; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Voiculescu, Mihai

Efficacy, tolerability and predictive factors for early and sustained virologic response in patients treated with weight-based dosing regimen of PegIFN alpha-2b and ribavirin in real-life healthcare setting

Gheorghe, Liana; Iacob, Speranta; Sporea, Ioan; Grigorescu, Mircea; Sirli, Roxana; Damian, Dana; Gheorghe, Cristian; Iacob, Razvan

Shear wave elastography of the liver – review on normal values

Dong, Yi; Sirli, Roxana; Ferraioli, Giovanna; Sporea, Ioan; Chiorean, Liliana; Cui, Xinwu; Fan, Mei; Wang, Wen-Ping; Gilja, Odd Helge; Sidhu, Paul S.; Dietrich, Christoph F.

Comparison between the M and XL probes for liver fibrosis assessment by Transient Elastography

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Deleanu, Alexandra; Culcea, Laura; Szilaski, Milana; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

EFSUMB Recommendations and Guidelines for Gastrointestinal Ultrasound Part 1: Examination Techniques and Normal Findings (Short version)

Nylund, Kim; Maconi, Giovanni; Hollerweger, Alois; Ripolles, Tomas; Pallotta, Nadia; Higginson, Antony; Serra, Carla; Dietrich, Christoph F.; Sporea, Ioan; Saftoiu, Adrian; Dirks, Klaus; Hausken, Trygve; Calabrese, Emma; Romanini, Laura; Maaser, Christian; Nuernberg, Dieter; Gilja, Odd Helge

Comparison of three ultrasound based elastographic techniques in children and adolescents with chronic diffuse liver diseases

Belei, Oana; Sporea, Ioan; Gradinaru-Tascau, Oana; Olariu, Laura; Popescu, Alina; Simedrea, Ioan; Marginean, Otilia

Hepatitis Delta Virus Infection in Romania: Prevalence and Risk Factors Gheorghe, Liana; Csiki, Irma Eva; Iacob, Speranta; Gheorghe, Cristian; Trifan, Anca; Grigorescu, Mircea; Motoc, Adriana; Suceveanu, Andra; Curescu, Manuela; Caruntu, Florin; Sporea, Ioan; Brisc, Ciprian; Rogoveanu, Ion; Cerban, Razvan; Tugui, Letitia; Alexandrescu, Andrea

Real-time shear wave elastography may predict autoimmune thyroid disease

Vlad, Mihaela; Golu, Ioana; Bota, Simona; Vlad, Adrian; Timar, Bogdan; Timar, Romulus; Sporea, Ioan

Role of Interleukin-28B Polymorphism as a Predictor of Sustained Virological Response in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Treated with Triple Therapy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Neghina, Adriana Maria; Popescu, Alina; Strain, Mihnea

How efficient is acoustic radiation force impulse elastography for the evaluation of liver stiffness?

Sporea, Ioan; Badea, Radu; Sirli, Roxana; Lupsor, Monica; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Focsa, Mircea; Deleanu, Alexandra

Does experience play a role in the ability to perform liver stiffness measurements by means of supersonic shear imaging (SSI)?

Gradinaru-Tascau, Oana; Sporea, Ioan; Bota, Simona; Jurchis, Ana; Popescu, Alina; Popescu, Madalina; Sirli, Roxana; Szilaski, Milana

Time for Individualized Colonoscopy Bowel-Prep Regimens? A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Sodium picosulphate and Magnesium citrate versus 4-liter Split-dose Polyethylene Glycol

Voiosu, Theodor; Ratiu, Iulia; Voiosu, Andrei; Iordache, Tiberiu; Schipor, Adrian; Baicus, Cristian; Sporea, Ioan; Voiosu, Radu

Primum non nocere? Why Can’t We Use Second Generation Ultrasound Contrast Agents for the Examination of Children? Reply

Nolsoe, Christian; Piscaglia, Fabio; Dietrich, Christoph F.; Gritzmann, Norbert; Sporea, Ioan; ter Haar, Gail

Contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in the evaluation of liver metastases

Danila, Mirela; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Martie, Alina; Sendroiu, Madalina

Dynamics of Liver Stiffness Values by means of Transient Elastography in Patients with HCV Liver Cirrhosis undergoing Interferon Free Treatment

Sporea, Ioan; Lupusoru, Raluca; Mare, Ruxandra; Popescu, Alina; Gheorghe, Liana; Iacob, Speranta; Sirli, Roxana

Adherence to quality criteria improves concordance between transient elastography and ElastPQ for liver stiffness assessment-A multicenter retrospective study

Ferraioli, Giovanna; De Silvestri, Annalisa; Reiberger, Thomas; Taylor-Robinson, Simon D.; de Knegt, Robert J.; Maiocchi, Laura; Mare, Ruxandra; Bucsics, Theresa; Atzori, Sebastiana; Tinelli, Carmine; Sporea, Ioan

Real-world efficacy and safety of ombitasvir, paritaprevir/r plus dasabuvir plus ribavirin in genotype 1b patients with hepatitis C virus cirrhosis

Preda, Carmen M.; Popescu, Corneliu P.; Baicus, Cristian; Voiosu, Theodor A.; Manuc, Mircea; Pop, Corina Silvia; Gheorghe, Liana; Sporea, Ioan; Trifan, Anca; Tantau, Marcel; Tantau, Alina; Ceausu, Emanoil; Proca, Doina; Constantinescu, Ileana; Ruta, Simona M.; Diculescu, Mircea M.; Oproiu, Alexandru

ASSESSING LIVER STIFFNESS BY 2-D SHEAR WAVE ELASTOGRAPHY IN A HEALTHY COHORT

Bende, Felix; Mulabecirovic, Anesa; Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Gilja, Odd Helge; Vesterhus, Mette; Havre, Roald Flesland

Efficacy and safety of paritaprevir/ritonavir, ombitasvir, and dasabuvir with ribavirin for the treatment of HCV genotype 1b compensated cirrhosis in patients aged 70 years or older

Trifan, Anca; Stanciu, Carol; Gheorghe, Liana; Iacob, Speranta; Curescu, Manuela; Prelipcean, Cristina Cijevschi; Stefanescu, Gabriela; Girleanu, Irina; Chiriac, Stefan; Mihai, Catalina; Brisc, Ciprian; Goldis, Adrian; Sporea, Ioan; Miftode, Egidia; Bataga, Simona; Rogoveanu, Ion; Preda, Carmen; Caruntu, Florin Alexandru; Singeap, Ana-Maria

ULTRASOUND-BASED SHEAR WAVE ELASTOGRAPHY IN THE ASSESSMENT OF PATIENTS WITH DIABETIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Bob, Flaviu; Grosu, Iulia; Sporea, Ioan; Bota, Simona; Popescu, Alina; Sima, Alexandra; Sirli, Roxana; Petrica, Ligia; Timar, Romulus; Schiller, Adalbert

Ultrasound-based elastography for the diagnosis of portal hypertension in cirrhotics

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

Are different cut-off values of liver stiffness assessed by Transient Elastography according to the etiology of liver cirrhosis for predicting significant esophageal varices?

Sporea, Ioan; Ratiu, Iulia; Bota, Simona; Sirli, Roxana; Jurchis, Ana Weight-Based Dosing Regimen of Peg-Interferon alpha-2b for Chronic Hepatitis Delta: a Multicenter Romanian Trial

Gheorghe, Liana; Iacob, Speranta; Simionov, Iulia; Vadan, Roxana; Constantinescu, Ileana; Caruntu, Florin; Sporea, Ioan; Grigorescu, Mircea

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Status Quo

Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Dumitrascu, Dan; Brisc, Ciprian; Nedelcu, Laurentiu; Trifan, Anca; Gheorghe, Liana; Braticevici, Carmen Fierbinteanu

INTRA- AND INTER-OBSERVER REPRODUCIBILITY OF A 2-D SHEAR WAVE ELASTOGRAPHY TECHNIQUE AND THE IMPACT OF ULTRASOUND EXPERIENCE IN ACHIEVING RELIABLE DATA

Moga, Tudor-Voicu; Stepan, Ana Maria; Pienar, Corina; Bende, Felix; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Danila, Mirela; Sporea, Ioan

Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound for the characterization of hepatocellular carcinoma

Martie, Alina; Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Danila, Mirela; Serban, Corina; Ardelean, Melania; Bota, Simona; Sendroiu, Madalina; Chisevescu, Dorina

Is it better to use two elastographic methods for liver fibrosis assessment?

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Bota, Simona; Badea, Radu; Lupsor, Monica; Focsa, Mircea; Danila, Mirela

The value of Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound in the evaluation of the nature of portal vein thrombosis

Danila, Mirela; Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Sendroiu, Madalina

Portal vein thrombosis in liver cirrhosis – the added value of contrast enhanced ultrasonography

Danila, Mirela; Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana

Liver Stiffness Evaluation by Transient Elastography in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients with Ultrasound-proven Steatosis

Sporea, Ioan; Mare, Ruxandra; Lupusoru, Raluca; Sima, Alexandra; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Timar, Romulus

Computer aided diagnosis method for steatosis rating in ultrasound images using random forests

Mihailescu, Dan Mihai; Gui, Vasile; Toma, Corneliu Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan

A new scoring system for prediction of fibrosis in chronic hepatitis

C Bota, Simona; Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Focsa, Mircea; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Strain, Mihnea; Sendroiu, Madalina; Deleanu, Alexandra; Dan, Isabel

How Useful is Contrast Enhanced Ultrasonography for the Characterization of Focal Liver Lesions?

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Martie, Alina; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

Liver Stiffness Measurement by Transient Elastography in Clinical Practice

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Deleanu, Alexandra; Popescu, Alina; Cornianu, Marioara

Bidirectional Relationship between Gastric Emptying and Plasma Glucose Control in Normoglycemic Individuals and Diabetic Patients

Mihai, Bogdan Mircea; Mihai, Catalina; Cijevschi-Prelipcean, Cristina; Grigorescu, Elena-Daniela; Dranga, Mihaela; Drug, Vasile; Sporea, Ioan; Lacatusu, Cristina Mihaela

Feasibility of Transient Elastography with M and XL probes in real life

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Mare, Ruxandra; Popescu, Alina; Ivascu, Siegfried Cristian

How useful are ARFI elastography cut-off values proposed by meta-analysis for predicting the significant fibrosis and compensated liver cirrhosis?

Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Gradinaru-Tascau, Oana

General advice in ultrasound based elastography of pediatric patients

Dietrich, Christoph F.; Ferraioli, Giovanna; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan; Pienar, Corina; Kunze, Christian; Taut, Heike; Schrading, Simone; Bota, Simona; Schreiber-Dietrich, Dagmar; Fang, Cheng; Dong, Yi

Screening for Liver Fibrosis and Steatosis in a Large Cohort of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Using Vibration Controlled Transient Elastography and Controlled Attenuation Parameter in a Single-Center Real-Life Experience

Sporea, Ioan; Mare, Ruxandra; Popescu, Alina; Nistorescu, Silviu; Baldea, Victor; Sirli, Roxana; Braha, Adina; Sima, Alexandra; Timar, Romulus; Lupusoru, Raluca

EFSUMB Gastrointestinal Ultrasound (GIUS) Task Force Group: Celiac sprue and other rare gastrointestinal diseases ultrasound features

Dietrich, Christoph F.; Hollerweger, Alois; Dirks, Klaus; Higginson, Antony; Serra, Carla; Calabrese, Emma; Dong, Yi; Hausken, Trygve; Maconi, Giovanni; Mihmanli, Ismail; Nuernberg, Dieter; Nylund, Kim; Pallotta, Nadia; Ripolles, Tomas; Romanini, Laura; Saftoiu, Adrian; Sporea, Ioan; Wuestner, Matthias; Maaser, Christian; Gilja, Odd Helge

Current Knowledge in Ultrasound-Based Liver Elastography of Pediatric Patients

Dietrich, Christoph F.; Sirli, Roxana; Ferraioli, Giovanna; Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan; Pienar, Corina; Kunze, Christian; Taut, Heike; Schrading, Simone; Bota, Simona; Schreiber-Dietrich, Dagmar; Yi, Dong

Contrast enhanced ultrasound features of hepatic cystadenoma and hepatic cystadenocarcinoma

Dong, Yi; Wang, Wen-Ping; Mao, Feng; Fan, Mei; Ignee, Andre; Serra, Carla; Sparchez, Zeno; Sporea, Ioan; Braden, Barbara; Dietrich, Christoph F.

Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound for the diagnosis of liver hemangiomas in clinical practice

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Martie, Alina; Bota, Simona; Jurchis, Ana; Sendroiu, Madalina

Comparative study between four ultrasound Shear Waves Elastographic methods for liver fibrosis assessment

Sporea, Ioan; Mare, Ruxandra; Lupusoru, Raluca; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Bende, Felix; Sirli, Roxana

Does Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound improve the management of liver abscesses? A single centre experience.

Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Danila, Mirela; Mare, Ruxandra; Tascau, Oana Gradinaru; Moga, Tudor

Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound in the pathology of the pancreas – a monocentric experience

Ardelean, Melania; Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Bota, Simona; Martie, Alina; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Timar, Bogdan; Buzas, Roxana; Lighezan, Daniel

Is Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) ready for use in daily practice for evaluation of Focal Liver Lesions?

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana

Two-dimensional shear wave elastography predicts survival in advanced chronic liver disease

Trebicka, Jonel; Gu, Wenyi; de Ledinghen, Victor; Aube, Christophe; Krag, Aleksander; Praktiknjo, Michael; Castera, Laurent; Dumortier, Jerome; Bauer, David Josef Maria; Friedrich-Rust, Mireen; Pol, Stanislas; Grgurevic, Ivica; Zheng, Rongqin; Francque, Sven; Gottfriedova, Halima; Mustapic, Sanda; Sporea, Ioan; Berzigotti, Annalisa; Uschner, Frank Erhard; Simbrunner, Benedikt; Ronot, Maxime; Cassinotto, Christophe; Kjaergaard, Maria; Andrade, Filipe; Schulz, Martin; Semmler, Georg; Drinkovic, Ida Tjesic; Chang, Johannes; Brol, Maximilian Joseph; Rautou, Pierre Emmanuel; Vanwolleghem, Thomas; Strassburg, Christian P.; Boursier, Jerome; Ferstl, Philip Georg; Rasmussen, Ditlev Nytoft; Reiberger, Thomas; Vilgrain, Valerie; Guibal, Aymeric; Guillaud, Olivier; Zeuzem, Stefan; Vassord, Camille; Lu, Xue; Vonghia, Luisa; Senkerikova, Renata; Popescu, Alina; Margini, Cristina; Wang, Wenping; Thiele, Maja; Jansen, Chrisitan

SPLEEN AND LIVER STIFFNESS FOR PREDICTING HIGH-RISK VARICES IN PATIENTS WITH COMPENSATED LIVER CIRRHOSIS

Fofiu, Renata; Bende, Felix; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Lupusoru, Raluca; Ghiuchici, Ana-Maria; Sporea, Ioan

Mucosal Protective Compounds in the Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. A Position Paper Based on Evidence of the Romanian Society of Neurogastroenterology

Surdea-Blaga, Teodora; Bancila, Ion; Dobru, Daniela; Drug, Vasile; Fratila, Ovidiu; Goldis, Adrian; Grad, Simona M.; Muresan, Crina; Nedelcu, Laurentiu; Porr, Paul J.; Sporea, Ioan; Dumitrascu, Dan L.

Can Transient Elastography be a reliable method for assessing liver fibrosis in Non Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)?

Sporea, Ioan; Jurchis, Ana; Sirli, Roxana; Bota, Simona; Sendroiu, Madalina

The Correlation of Il28B Genotype With Sustained Virologic Response In Romanian Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C

Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Curescu, Manuela; Sirli, Roxana; Dan, Isabel; Goldis, Adrian; Gradinaru, Oana; Ardelean, Melania; Danila, Mirela; Bota, Simona; Deleanu, Alexandra

Ultrasound examination of the normal gastrointestinal tract

Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina

High Sustained Virological Response Rate to Combination Therapy in Genotype 1 Patients with Histologically Mild Hepatitis C

Gheorghe, Liana; Iacob, Speranta; Grigorescu, Mircea; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Damian, Dana; Gheorghe, Cristian; Iacob, Razvan

Position Paper on Treatment of Hepatitis C in Romania, 2017. Part One

Gheorghe, Liana; Sporea, Ioan; Iacob, Speranla; Sirli, Roxana; Trifan, Anca; Dobru, Daniela; Diculescu, M. Ircea; Stanciu, Carol; Pascu, Oliviu; Acalovschi, Monica; Brisc, Ciprian; Cijevschi, Cristina; Gheorghe, Cristian; Sparchez, Zeno; Rogoveanu, Ion; Dumitrascu, Dan

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a frequent condition in type 2 diabetic patients

Sima, Alexandra; Timar, Romulus; Vlad, Adrian; Timar, Bogdan; Rosu, Mihaela; Dan, Isabel; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan

Characterization of Focal Liver Lesions using Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound as a First Line Method: a Large Monocentric Experience

Sporea, Ioan; Martie, Mina; Bota, Simona; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

Response to Standard of Care Antiviral Treatment in Patients with HCV Liver Cirrhosis – a Systematic Review

Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Neghina, Adriana Maria; Danila, Mirela; Strain, Mihnea

Assessment of noninvasive liver stiffness in inactive HBsAg carriers by transient elastography

Sporea, Ioan; Nicolita, Diana; Sirli, Roxana; Deleanu, Alexandra; Tudora, Adriana; Bota, Simona

Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound for the characterization of focal liver lesions

Sporea, Ioan; Badea, Radu; Martie, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Socaciu, Mihai; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

The role of contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in the assessment of liver nodules in patients with cirrhosis

Danila, Mirela; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Sendroiu, Madalina; Martie, Alina

Percutaneous Ethanol Injection Therapy in the Treatment of Hepatocarcinoma – Results Obtained from a Series of 88 Cases

Danila, Mirela; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina

The quality of the fragment obtained by liver biopsy for staging chronic hepatitis

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Cornianu, Marioara; Manciu, Corina; Focsa, Mircea

Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound for the Characterization of Malignant versus Benign Focal Liver Lesions in a Prospective Multicenter Experience – The SRUMB Study

Sporea, Ioan; Sandulescu, Daniela Larisa; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Sparchez, Zeno; Mihal, Catalina; Ioanitescu, Simona; Moga, Tudor; Timar, Bogdan; Brisc, Ciprian; Nedelcu, Dana; Saftoiu, Adrian; Enachescu, Viorela; Badea, Radu

Evaluation of normal and pathological Achilles tendon by real-time shear wave elastography

Petrescu, Pompiliu Horatiu; Izvernariu, Dragos Andrei; Iancu, Catalina; Dinu, Gabriel Ovidiu; Crisan, Dan; Popescu, Simona Alina; Sirli, Roxana Lucia Denisa; Nistor, Bogdan Mihai; Rautia, Ion Calin; Lazureanu, Dorela Codruta; Dema, Sorin; Prejbeanu, Ion Radu; Sporea, Ioan

Is Kidney Stiffness Measured Using Elastography Influenced Mainly by Vascular Factors in Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease?

Bob, Flaviu; Grosu, Iulia; Sporea, Ioan; Timar, Romulus; Lighezan, Daniel; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Buzas, Roxana; Petrica, Ligia; Munteanu, Mircea; Schiller, Adalbert

The Contribution of Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound for the characterization of benign liver lesions in clinical practice – a monocentric experience

Martie, Alina; Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

Does the size of the needle influence the number of portal tracts obtained through percutaneous liver biopsy?

Sporea, Ioan; Gherhardt, Diana; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Cornianu, Maria; Herman, Diana; Bota, Simona

Efficacy and Safety of Peginterferon alfa-2a (40KD) in HBeAg-positive Chronic Hepatitis B Patients

Caruntu, Florin Alexandru; Streinu-Cercel, Adrian; Gheorghe, Liliana Simona; Grigorescu, Mircea; Sporea, Ioan; Stanciu, Carol; Andronescu, Dan; Voinea, Florea; Diculescu, Mircea; Oproiu, Alexandru; Voiosu, Rodu

Is there a correlation between kidney shear wave velocity measured with VTQ and histological parameters in patients with chronic glomerulonephritis? A pilot study

Bob, Flavin; Grosu, Iulia; Sporea, Ioan; Bota, Simona; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Petrica, Ligia; Schiller, Adalbert

Is Contrast Enhanced Ultrasonography a useful tool in a beginner’s hand? How much can a Computer Assisted Diagnosis prototype help in characterizing the malignancy of focal liver lesions?

Moga, Tudor Voicu; Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan; Danila, Mirela; David, Ciprian; Gui, Vasile; Iacob, Nicoleta; Miclaus, Gratian; Sirli, Roxana

Contrast enhanced ultrasound for the diagnosis of liver hemangiomas – results of a Romanian multicentre study.

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Sandulescu, Daniela Larisa; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Saftoiu, Adrian; Sparchez, Zeno; Badea, Radu

Ultrasound screening for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with advanced liver fibrosis. An overview

Danila, Mirela; Sporea, Ioan Is there a Real Future for Liver Elastography?

Sporea, Ioan Ultrasound examination of normal gall bladder and biliary system

Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan Ultrasound examination of the normal pancreas Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Evaluate the Presence of Hepatic and Cardiac Abnormalities in Patients with Post-Acute COVID-19 Syndrome-A Pilot Study

Bende, Felix; Tudoran, Cristina; Sporea, Ioan; Fofiu, Renata; Baldea, Victor; Cotrau, Radu; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Ungureanu, Bogdan Silviu; Tudoran, Mariana

The Performance of a 2-Dimensional Shear-Wave Elastography Technique for Predicting Different Stages of Liver Fibrosis Using Transient Elastography as the Control Method

Bende, Felix; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Nistorescu, Silviu; Fofiu, Renata; Baldea, Victor; Popescu, Alina

Quantification of Liver Fibrosis, Steatosis, and Viscosity Using Multiparametric Ultrasound in Patients with Non-Alcoholic Liver Disease: A Real-Life Cohort Study

Popa, Alexandru; Bende, Felix; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Baldea, Victor; Lupusoru, Raluca; Cotrau, Radu; Fofiu, Renata; Foncea, Camelia; Sporea, Ioan

Ultrasound-Guided Attenuation Parameter (UGAP) for the quantification of liver steatosis using the Controlled Attenuation Parameter (CAP) as the reference method

Bende, Felix; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Baldea, Victor; Lazar, Alin; Lupusoru, Raluca; Fofiu, Renata; Popescu, Alina

TI-RADS Diagnostic Performance: Which Algorithm is Superior and How Elastography and 4D Vascularity Improve the Malignancy Risk Assessment

Borlea, Andreea; Borcan, Florin; Sporea, Ioan; Dehelean, Cristina Adriana; Negrea, Romeo; Cotoi, Laura; Stoian, Dana

Shear Wave Elastography versus Strain Elastography in Diagnosing Parathyroid Adenomas

Cotoi, Laura; Amzar, Daniela; Sporea, Ioan; Borlea, Andreea; Navolan, Dan; Varcus, Fiore; Stoian, Dana

Comparative study between pSWE and 2D-SWE techniques integrated in the same ultrasound machine, with Transient Elastography as the reference method

Foncea, Camelia; Popescu, Alina; Lupusoru, Raluca; Fofiu, Renata; Sirli, Roxana; Danila, Mirela; Sporea, Ioan

Quantification of Steatosis and Fibrosis using a new system implemented in an ultrasound machine

Sporea, Ioan; Baldea, Victor; Lupusoru, Raluca; Bende, Felix; Mare, Ruxandra; Lazar, Alin; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana

2D-Shear Wave Elastography in the Evaluation of Parathyroid Lesions in Patients with Hyperparathyroidism

Golu, Ioana; Sporea, Ioan; Moleriu, Lavinia; Tudor, Anca; Cornianu, Marioara; Vlad, Adrian; Timar, Romulus; Balas, Melania; Amzar, Daniela; Vlad, Mihaela

Romanian National Guidelines on Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound in clinical practice

Sporea, Ioan; Badea, Radu; Brisc, Ciprian; Ioanitescu, Simona; Moga, Tudor; Popescu, Alina; Saftoiu, Adrian; Sandulescu, Larisa; Sparchez, Zeno; Sirli, Roxana

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound algorithm (ACR CEUS LI-RADSv 2017) – a valuable tool for the noninvasive diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with chronic liver disease

Ghiuchici, Ana-Maria; Danila, Mirela; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Moga, Tudor; Topan, Madalina; Bende, Felix; Sporea, Ioan

Significant Association Between Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction, Left Atrial Performance and Liver Stiffness in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Parvanescu, Tudor; Vitel, Andrei; Sporea, Ioan; Mare, Ruxandra; Buz, Bogdan; Bordejevic, Diana Aurora; Tomescu, Mirela Cleopatra; Arnautu, Sergiu Florin; Morariu, Vlad Ioan; Citu, Ioana Mihaela

Liver elastography for the diagnosis of portal hypertension in patients with liver cirrhosis

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Bota, Simona; Ratiu, Iulia

Quo vadis liver biopsy? A multi-centre Romanian study regarding the number of liver biopsies performed for chronic viral hepatitis

Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Gheorghe, Liana; Prelipcean, Cristina Cijevschi; Sparchez, Zeno; Voiosu, Radu

Automatic evaluation of steatosis by ultrasound image analysis

Mihailescu, Dan Mihai; Gui, Vasile; Toma, Corneliu Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan

The influence of liver residual mass on the values of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography (ARFI) in cirrhotic patients

Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Sendroiu, Madalina

Outcome of Antiviral Treatment in Patients with Chronic Genotype 1 HCV Hepatitis. A Retrospective Study in 507 Patients

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Curescu, Manuela; Gheorghe, Liana; Popescu, Alina; Bota, Simona; Iacob, Speranta

Two-Dimensional Shear-Wave Elastography for Kidney Stiffness Assessment

Grosu, Iulia; Bob, Flaviu; Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Schiller, Adalbert

Assessing Baveno VI Criteria Using Liver Stiffness Measured with a 2D-Shear Wave Elastography Technique

Fofiu, Renata; Bende, Felix; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Miutescu, Bogdan; Sporea, Ioan

Are there different cut-off values for staging liver fibrosis using 2D-SWE implemented on different systems from the same manufacturer?

Sporea, Ioan; Bende, Felix; Popescu, Alina; Lupusoru, Raluca; Fofiu, Renata; Sirli, Roxana

Advanced Ultrasound Application – Impact on Presurgical Risk Stratification of the Thyroid Nodules

Stoian, Dana; Ivan, Viviana; Sporea, Ioan; Florian, Varcus; Mozos, Ioana; Navolan, Dan; Nemescu, Dragos

Shear Wave Elastography in Diagnosing Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

Cotoi, Laura; Borcan, Florin; Sporea, Ioan; Amzar, Dana; Schiller, Oana; Schiller, Adalbert; Dehelean, Cristina Adriana; Pop, Gheorghe Nicusor; Stoian, Dana

Correlation of Point Shear Wave Velocity and Kidney Function in Chronic Kidney Disease

Grosu, Iulia; Bob, Flaviu; Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Schiller, Adalbert

New Epidemiologic Data Regarding Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Romania

Manuc, Mircea; Preda, Carmen M.; Popescu, Corneliu P.; Baicus, Cristian; Voiosu, Theodor; Pop, Corina S.; Gheorghe, Liana; Sporea, Ioan; Trifan, Anca; Tantau, Marcel; Tantau, Alina; Ceausu, Emanoil; Proca, Doina; Constantinescu, Ileana; Ruta, Simona M.; Fulger, Larisa E.; Diculescu, Mircea; Oproiu, Alexandru

Romanian Guidelines for Nonpharmacological Therapy of IBS

Dumitrascu, Dan L.; Baban, Adriana; Bancila, Ion; Barboi, Oana; Bataga, Simona; Chira, Alexandra; Chirila, Ioan; Prelipcean, Cristina Cijevschi; Ciobanu, Lidia; Cozma-Petrut, Anamaria; David, Liliana; Diculescu, Mircea; Dobru, Daniela; Dimitriu, Anca; Dumitru, Eugen; Fadgyas-Stanculete, Mihaela; Gheorghe, Cristian; Gilca-Blanariu, Georgiana-Emmanuela; Goldis, Adrian; Grad, Simona; Macarie, Melania; Marica-Sabo, Cristina; Miere, Doina; Nedelcu, Laurentiu; Negovan, Anca; Pojoga, Cristina; Pop, Andrei-Vasile; Popa, Stefan-Lucian; Porr, Paul Juergen; Rusu, Flaviu; Seicean, Andrada; Sporea, Ioan; Stroie, Tudor; Surdea-Blaga, Teodora; Tocia, Cristina; Trifan, Anca; Brisc, Ciprian; Drug, Vasile

ULTRASOUND-BASED QUANTIFICATION OF FIBROSIS AND STEATOSIS WITH A NEW SOFTWARE CONSIDERING TRANSIENT ELASTOGRAPHY AS REFERENCE IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC LIVER DISEASES

Popa, Alexandru; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Baldea, Victor; Lupusoru, Raluca; Bende, Felix; Cotrau, Radu; Sporea, Ioan

Controlled Attenuation Parameter for Quantification of Steatosis: Which Cut-Offs to Use?

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan Thyroid Pathology in End-Stage Renal Disease Patients on Hemodialysis

Cotoi, Laura; Borcan, Florin; Sporea, Ioan; Amzar, Daniela; Schiller, Oana; Schiller, Adalbert; Dehelean, Cristina A.; Pop, Gheorghe Nicusor; Borlea, Andreea; Stoian, Dana

Impact of Safety-Related Dose Reductions or Discontinuations on Sustained Virologic Response in HCV-Infected Patients: Results from the GUARD-C Cohort

Foster, Graham R.; Coppola, Carmine; Derbala, Moutaz; Ferenci, Peter; Orlandini, Alessandra; Reddy, K. Rajender; Tallarico, Ludovico; Shiffman, Mitchell L.; Ahlers, Silke; Bakalos, Georgios; Hassanein, Tarek; Basho, Jovan; Shabanaj, Gentian; Harxhi, Arjan; Debzi, Nabil; Afredj, Nawel; Guessab, Nawal; Mahindad, Nadir; Mahiou, Hassene; Aissaoui, Magda; Al Qameesh, Jihad; Al Ghandoor, Zuhal; Assene, Collins; Bastens, Boris; Brixko, Christian; Cool, Mike; De Galocsy, Chantal; Delwaide, Jean; George, Christophe; Laukens, Pierre; Lefebvre, Veronique; Mulkay, Jean-Pierre; Nevens, Frederik; Servais, Benoit; Van Vlierberghe, Hans; Horsmans, Yves; Henrion, Jean; Sprengers, Dirk; Michielsen, Peter; Bourgeois, Stefan; Lasser, Luc; Langlet, Philippe; Robaeys, Geert; Martinet, Jean-Paul; Warzee, Philippe; Hoste, Paul; Reynaert, Hendrik; Juriens, Irene; Decaestecker, Jochen; Van der Meersch, Filip; Janssens, Filip; Ahmetagic, Sead; Verhaz, Antonija; Bevanda, Milenko; Calkic, Lejla; Ibrahimpasic, Nevzeta; Mesihovic, Rusmir; Mello, Carlos Eduardo; Ruiz, Fernando Jose; Martins Junior, Elson; Ferraz, Maria Lucia; Silva, Giovanni; Mendes, Claudio; Lyra, Andre; Silva, Mariliza Henrique; Gomide, Geisa; Fernandes, Julio Cesar; Pereira, Patricia; Correa, Maria Cassia; Teixeira, Rosangela; Yousry, Ayman; Hanno, Abdelfatah; Gabr, Mamdouh; Omar, Ashraf; Esmat, Gamal; Karatapanis, Stilianos; Nikolopoulou, Vassiliki; Giannoulis, Grigoris; Manolakopoulos, Spilios; Elefsiniotis, Ioannis; Drakoulis, Christos; Dimitroulopoulos, Dimitrios; Kanatakis, Stilianos; Ketikoglou, Ioannis; Mimidis, Konstantinos; Evgenidis, Nikolaos; Akriviades, Euaggelos; Vafiadi-Zoubouli, Irini; Tsianos, Epameinondas; Mela, Maria; Orfanou, Eleni; Mousoulis, Georgios; Karagiannis, Ioannis; Manesis, Emmanuel; Varga, Marta; Nemesanszky, Elemer; Fried, Katalin; Schuller, Janos; Szalay, Ferenc; Lengyel, Gabriella; Tornai, Istvan; Banyai, Tivadar; Lesch, Miklos; Nagy, Istvan; Gervain, Judit; Tusnadi, Anna; Schneider, Ferenc; Szentgyorgyi, Laszlo; Hunyady, Bela; Vincze, Aron; Tolvaj, Gyula; Varkonyi, Istvan; Makkai, Erzsebet; Enyedi, Judit; 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Mazur, Wlodzimierz; Flisiak, Robert; Lipczynski, Artur; Musialik, Joanna; Piekarska, Anna; Augustyniak, Krystyna; Baka-Cwierz, Barbara; Simon, Krzysztof; Gietka, Andrzej; Berak, Hanna; Sieklucki, Jerzy; Radowska, Danuta; Szlauer, Bronislawa; Piekos, Tomasz; Olszok, Iwona; Jablkowski, Maciej; Orszulak, Grazyna; Warakomska, Iwona; Aleixo, Maria Joao; Valente, Cristina; Macedo, Guilherme; Sarmento-Castro, Rui; Roxo, Fausto; Faria, Telo; Mansinho, Kamal; Velez, Jorge; Ramos, Jose Presa; Guerreiro, Horacio; Alberto, Sara; Monteverde, Carlos; Serejo, Fatima; Peixe, Paula; Malhado, Jose; Derbala, Moutaz; Curescu, Manuela; Streinu-Cercel, Adrian; Caruntu, Florin; Livia, Hara; Preotescu, Liliana; Arama, Victoria; Ancuta, Ioan; Gheorghe, Liana; Stanciu, Carol; Trifan, Anca; Acalovschi, Monica; Andreica, Vasile; Pascu, Oliviu; Lencu, Monica; Sporea, Ioan; Olteanu, Dan; Ionita-Radu, Florentina; Fierbinteanu-Braticevici, Carmen; Motoc, Adriana; Silaghi, Rodica; Musat, Marioara; Coman, Felicia; Stan, Marioara; Cijevschi, Cristina; Miftode, Egidia; Delic, Dragan; Jesic, Rada; Nozic, Darko; Svorcan, Petar; Fabri, Milotka; Konstantinovic, Ljiljana; Pelemis, Mijomir; Jankovic, Goran; Todorovic, Zoran; Nagorni, Aleksandar; Kupcova, Viera; Skladany, Lubomir; Szantova, Maria; Krkoska, Dusan; Jarcuska, Peter; Schreter, Ivan; Oltman, Marian; Bocakova, Jana; Bunganic, Ivan; Holoman, Jozef; Giguere, Alain; Abdou, Ahmed Mohamed Saleh

Long Term Efficacy and Safety of Tenofovir DF (TDF) in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients (CHB) with Documented Lamivudine Resistance (LAM-R): 5 Year Results From a Randomized, Controlled Trial

Fung, Scott; Hann, Hie-Won; Elkhashab, Magdy; Berg, Thomas; Fabri, Milotka J.; Horban, Andrzej; Pelemis, Mijomir; Sporea, Ioan; Flaherty, John F.; Massetto, Benedetta; Kim, Kyungpil; Kitrinos, Kathryn M.; Subramanian, Mani; Yurdaydin, Cihan; Gane, Edward J.

The value of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound in the characterization of vascular pattern of solid pancreatic lesions

Ardelean, Melania; Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Bota, Simona; Danila, Mirela; Popescu, Alina; Timar, Bogdan; Buzas, Roxana; Mazilu, Octavian; Ardelean, Ovidiu; Lighezan, Daniel Spleen

Stiffness for Predicting Varices Needing Treatment: Comparison between Two Different Elastography Techniques (Point vs. 2D-SWE)

Fofiu, Renata; Bende, Felix; Lupusoru, Raluca; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan

Effectiveness of 8-and 12-Week Treatment with Ombitasvir/Paritaprevir/Ritonavir and Dasabuvir in Treatment-Naive HCV Patients in a Real-Life Setting in Romania: the AMETHYST Study

Trifan, Anca; Stanciu, Carol; Iliescu, Laura; Sporea, Ioan; Baroiu, Liliana; Diculescu, Mircea; Luca, Mihaela-Catalina; Miftode, Egidia; Cijevschi, Cristina; Mihai, Catalina; Sparchez, Zeno-Adrian; Pojoga, Cristina; Streinu-Cercel, Adrian; Gheorghe, Liliana

COMPARATIVE STUDY BETWEEN THE DIAGNOSTIC PERFORMANCE OF POINT AND 2-D SHEAR-WAVE ELASTOGRAPHY FOR THE NON-INVASIVE ASSESSMENT OF LIVER FIBROSIS IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC HEPATITIS C USING TRANSIENT ELASTOGRAPHY AS REFERENCE

Baldea, Victor; Sporea, Ioan; Lupusoru, Raluca; Bende, Felix; Mare, Ruxandra; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana

Association Between Subclinical Left Ventricular Myocardial Systolic Dysfunction Detected by Strain and Strain-Rate Imaging and Liver Steatosis and Fibrosis Detected by Elastography and Controlled Attenuation Parameter in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome

Vitel, Andrei; Sporea, Ioan; Mare, Ruxandra; Banciu, Christian; Bordejevic, Diana-Aurora; Parvanescu, Tudor; Citu, Ioana Mihaela; Tomescu, Mirela Cleopatra

Diagnosis and Treatment of Colonic Diverticular Disease: Position Paper of the Romanian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Trifan, Anca; Gheorghe, Cristian; Sabo, Cristina Marica; Diculescu, Mircea; Nedelcu, Laurentiu; Singeap, Ana Maria; Sfarti, Catalin; Gheorghe, Liana; Sporea, Ioan; Tantau, Marcel; Scripcariu, Viorel; Goldis, Adrian; Gheonea, Dan; Manuc, Mircea; Stanciu, Carol; Scarpignato, Carmelo; Dumitrascu, Dan L.

Non-invasive diagnosis of portal hypertension in cirrhosis using ultrasound based elastography

Grgurevic, Ivica; Bokun, Tomislav; Bozin, Tonci; Matic, Vladimir; Haberle, Sara; Sporea, Ioan

Is It Better to Use Together Transient Elastography (TE) and Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography (ARFI) for Fibrosis Evaluation in Patients With Chronic HCV Hepatitis?

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Badea, Radu; Lupsor, Monica; Focsa, Mircea; Danila, Mirela; Bota, Simona

TRANSIENT ELASTOGRAPHY (FibroScan (R)) As Compared to Real-Time Elastography (Siemens) in Patients with Chronic Hepatopathies

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Deleanu, Alexandra E.; Popescu, Alina; Focsa, Mircea; Danila, Mirela; Tudora, Adriana; Cornianu, Marioara

The BISAP score, NLR, CRP, or BUN: Which marker best predicts the outcome of acute pancreatitis?

Dancu, Greta Maria; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Danila, Mirela; Bende, Felix; Tarta, Cristi; Sporea, Ioan

Impact of Sarcopenia on Survival and Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Liver Cirrhosis

Topan, Mirabela-Madalina; Sporea, Ioan; Danila, Mirela; Popescu, Alina; Ghiuchici, Ana-Maria; Lupusoru, Raluca; Sirli, Roxana

Shear Wave Elastography in Patients with Primary and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

Amzar, Daniela; Cotoi, Laura; Sporea, Ioan; Timar, Bogdan; Schiller, Oana; Schiller, Adalbert; Borlea, Andreea; Pop, Nicusor Gheorghe; Stoian, Dana

The Prevalence of HCV Infection and Risk Factors in a Hospital-Based Population Screening, a First Step to the Micro-Elimination of HCV Infection in Medical Institutions from Romania – Results of the HepC ALERT

Study Gheorghe, Liana; Iacob, Speranta; Csiki, Irma Eva; Huiban, Laura; Cojocaru, Monica; Cojocariu, Camelia; Nemteanu, Roxana; Girleanu, Irina; Sirli, Roxana; Singeap, Ana Maria; Pop, Corina; Dumitrascu, Dan L.; Vadan, Roxana; Iacob, Razvan; Diculescu, Mircea; Trifan, Anca; Sporea, Ioan; Gheorghe, Cristian

The new EFSUMB Guidelines on Liver Elastography 2017: why and for whom? Sporea, Ioan One or more elastographic methods for liver fibrosis assessment?

Sporea, Ioan To Scope or to Test for Colorectal Cancer Screening? Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina

Point of Care or Clinical Ultrasound?

Sporea, Ioan

Does the antiviral therapy of patients with chronic hepatitis exert nephrotoxic effects?

Gluhovschi, Cristina; Gadalean, Florica; Kaycsa, Adriana; Curescu, Manuela; Sporea, Ioan; Gluhovschi, Gheorghe; Petrica, Ligia; Velciov, Silvia; Bozdog, Gheorghe; Bob, Flaviu; Vernic, Corina; Cioca, Daniel

IS ARFI ELASTOGRAPHY USEFUL FOR FIBROSIS EVALUATION IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC HCV HEPATITIS IN OUR CLINICAL PRACTICE? – A MULTICENTER INTERNATIONAL STUDY

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Bota, Simona; Tanaka, Hironori; Iijima, Hiroko; Badea, Radu I.; Lupsor, Monica; Fierbinteanu, Carmen; Takahashi, Hirokazu; Piscaglia, Fabio; D’Onofrio, Mirko; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

Aspartate aminotransferase to platelet ratio index for the assessment of liver fibrosis severity in patients with chronic hepatitis

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan

Colonoscopy and Sedation in Romania: Early Experience using a Balanced Propofol Regimen

Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Sandesc, Dorel; Bedreag, Ovidiu; Asai, Ramona; Sirli, Roxana; Vernic, Corina; Nicolita, Diana; Martie, Alina

How to improve the performances in diagnostic colonoscopy?

Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Vernic, Corina; Sirli, Roxana Romanian Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of GERD-induced Respiratory Manifestations

Drug, Vasile-Liviu; Antoniu, Sabina; Barboi, Oana-Bogdana; Arghir, Oana Cristina; Bancila, Ion; Bataga, Simona; Brisc, Ciprian; Cijevschi-Prelipcean, Cristina; Ciocirlan, Mihai; Ciortescu, Irina; David, Liliana; Deleanu, Oana Claudia; Diculescu, Mircea; Dimitriu, Anca; Dobru, Daniela; Dumitru, Eugen; Gheonea, Dan Ionut; Gheorghe, Cristian; Goldis, Adrian; Jinga, Mariana; Man, Milena; Mateescu, Bogdan; Manuc, Mircea; Mihai, Catalina; Mihaltan, Florin; Mihaescu, Traian; Nedelcu, Laurentiu; Negreanu, Lucian; Pop, Carmen-Monica; Rajnoveanu, Ruxandra; Saftoiu, Adrian; Seicean, Andrada; Sporea, Ioan; Stanciu, Carol; Surdea-Blaga, Teodora; Tantau, Marcel; Todea, Doina; Trifan, Anca-Victorita; Ulmeanu, Ruxandra; Iov, Diana-Elena; Dumitrascu, Dan-Lucian

DIAGNOSTIC PERFORMANCE OF 2-D SHEAR-WAVE ELASTOGRAPHY WITH PROPAGATION MAPS AND ATTENUATION IMAGING IN PATIENTS WITH NON-ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE

Podrug, Kristian; Sporea, Ioan; Lupusoru, Raluca; Pastrovic, Frane; Mustapic, Sanda; Baldea, Victor; Bozin, Tonci; Bokun, Tomislav; Salkic, Nermin; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Puljiz, Zeljko; Grgurevic, Ivica

Day-4 Lille Score Is a Good Prognostic Factor and Early Predictor in Assessing Therapy Response in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis and Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis

Foncea, Camelia Gianina; Sporea, Ioan; Lupusoru, Raluca; Moga, Tudor Voicu; Bende, Felix; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina

Is There a Place for Elastography in the Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma?

Ghiuchici, Ana-Maria; Sporea, Ioan; Danila, Mirela; Sirli, Roxana; Moga, Tudor; Bende, Felix; Popescu, Alina

Gastrointestinal Ultrasound in Functional Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract – EFSUMB Consensus Statement

Maconi, Giovanni; Hausken, Trygve; Dietrich, Christoph F.; Pallotta, Nadia; Sporea, Ioan; Nurnberg, Dieter; Dirks, Klaus; Romanini, Laura; Serra, Carla; Braden, Barbara; Sparchez, Zeno; Gilja, Odd Helge

Performance of a Noninvasive Time-Harmonic Elastography Technique for Liver Fibrosis Evaluation Using Vibration Controlled Transient Elastography as Reference

Method Moga, Tudor Voicu; Sporea, Ioan; Lupusoru, Raluca; Popescu, Alina; Popa, Alexandru; Bota, Simona; Sirli, Roxana; Danila, Mirela; Schlesinger, Anton; Tzschaetzsch, Heiko

Virtual Touch Quantification using Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Imaging Technology versus Transient Elastography for the Noninvasive Assessment of Liver Fibrosis in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B or C using Liver Biopsy as the Gold Standard

Baldea, Victor; Sporea, Ioan; Tudor, Anca; Popescu, Alina; Bende, Felix; Sirli, Roxana

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and the Need for Action

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana

Thyroid Multimodal Ultrasound Evaluation-Impact on Presurgical Diagnosis of Intermediate Cytology Cases

Borlea, Andreea; Stoian, Dana; Cotoi, Laura; Sporea, Ioan; Lazar, Fulger; Mozos, Ioana

Misdiagnosis of focal liver lesions by means of CEUS

Moga, Tudor-Voicu; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Ghiuchici, Ana-Maria; Sporea, Ioan

Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Patients on Direct Oral Anticoagulants. A Consensus Paper of the Romanian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Farcas, Andreea; Bataga, Simona; Cijevschi, Cristina; Diculescu, Mircea; Dobru, Daniela; Dumitru, Eugen; Goldis, Adrian; Nedelcu, Laurentiu; Popesc, Alina; Sporea, Ioan; Trifan, Anca; Valean, Simona; Gheorghe, Cristian; Dumitrascu, Dan Lucian

THE VALUE OF ULTRASOUND BASED ELASTOGRAPHIC METHODS FOR RULING OUT THE PRESENCE OF ESOPHAGEAL VARICES IN LIVER CIRRHOTIC PATIENTS

Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan; Lupusoru, Raluca; Stepan, Ana-Maria; Sirli, Roxana; Danila, Mirela; Moga, Tudor V.; Pienar, Corina; Mare, Ruxandra G.; Bende, Felix; Foncea, Camelia Gianina; Gerhadt, Diana; Miutescu, Bogdan

The Future of Liver Elastography in the Field of Hepatology Sporea, Ioan Ultrasound: one stop shop in hepatology

Sporea, Ioan

Ultrasound for everyone – is it the right time?

Sporea, Ioan

The feasability of Transient Elastography using M and XL probes for assesing liver stiffness – a practice audit of 3235 examinations on a multi-etiology cohort

Sporea, Ioan; Motiu, Flavia; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Mare, Ruxandra G.; Tascau, Oana Gradinaru; Deleanu, Alexandra; Dan, Isabel

Do the needle type and the operator experience influence liver biopsy specimen quality?

Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Focsa, Mircea; Becheanu, Gabriel; Sirli, Roxana; Cornianu, Maria; Gheorghe, Liana; Prelipcean, Cristina Cijevschi; Mihai, Catalina; Rogoveanu, Ion; Sandulescu, Larisa

Standard of care treatment for chronic viral C hepatitis in 2013 in Romania

Sporea, Ioan; Curescu, Manuela; Sirli, Roxana

Guidelines for Elastography

Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan

ARFI Elastography vs. Transient Elastography: which one is more influenced by high aminotransferases values

Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Peck-Radosavljevic, Markus; Saito, Hidetsugu; Ebinuma, Hirotoshi; Lupsor, Monica; Badea, Radu I.; Friedrich-Rust, Mireen; Sarrazin, Christoph; Piscaglia, Fabio; Borghi, Alberto; Ferlitsch, Arnulf; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

WGO Digestive Oncology Task Force: Validation of Hepatogastroenterologist Practice in Oncology

Valean, Simona; Mulder, Chris J. J.; Pascu, Oliviu; Stanciu, Carol; Diculescu, Mircea M.; Tantau, Marcel; Sporea, Ioan; Ciulean, Tudor E.; Mircea, Petru A.

Which Elastographic Method (Transient Elastography or ARFI) is More Useful for Liver Fibrosis Evaluation in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C? – an International Multicenter Study

Sporea, Ioan; Bota, Simona; Sirli, Roxana; Badea, Radu; Lupsor, Monica; Saito, Hidetsugu; Ebinuma, Hirotoshi; Friedrich-Rust, Mireen; Sarrazin, Christoph; Piscaglia, Fabio; Borghi, Alberto; Ferlitsch, Arnulf; Peck-Radosavljevic, Markus; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

Liver biopsy in the era of elastography Sporea, Ioan Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography (ARFI) for Predicting the Severity of Fibrosis in Patients With Chronic HCV Hepatitis – A Bicentric Romanian Study

Danila, Mirela; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Bota, Simona; Braticevici, Carmen Fierbinteanu; Petrisor, Ana; Popescu, Alina; Popescu, Alina

How to improve the quality of the tissue sample obtained by percutaneous liver biopsy

Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana

Effect of Silybin in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis: Preliminary Results of a Multicentre Randomized Controlled Trial vs Placebo

Federico, Alessandro; Andreone, Pietro; Brisc, Marcel Ciprian; Chiaramonte, Maria; Floreani, Annarosa; Freni, Maria A.; Grieco, Antonio; Lobello, Salvatore; Milani, Stefano; Okolicsanyi, Lajos; Portincasa, Piero; Smedile, Antonina; Sporea, Ioan; Vecchione, Raffaela; Blanco, Camillo Del Vecchio; Loguercio, Carmela

Can Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography (ARFI) Predict the Complications of Liver Cirrhosis?

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Bota, Simona I.; Ciof, Octavian Paul; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

Which is the Best Noninvasive Ultrasound Method for the Evaluation of Liver Fibrosis?

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Nicolita, Diana; Deleanu, Alexandra E.

The value of transabdominal ultrasound for assessment of the severity of liver steatosis as compared to liver biopsy

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Basa, Elena; Cornianu, Maria; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Focsa, Mircea

The compliance to colorectal cancer screening by faecal occult blood test in a group of subjects from timisoara

Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan; Cicala, Camelia; Besenyodi, Beata; Besenyodi, Noemi; Cernescu, Calin; Danila, Mirela; Sirli, Roxana

Assessment of Renal Allograft Stiffness and Viscosity Using 2D SWE PLUS and Vi PLUS Measures-A Pilot Study

Maralescu, Felix-Mihai; Bende, Felix; Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Schiller, Adalbert; Petrica, Ligia; Moga, Tudor Voicu; Mare, Ruxandra; Grosu, Iulia; Bob, Flaviu

The diagnostic accuracy of ElastQ 2-D shear wave elastography for liver fibrosis risk assessment in a mixed etiology, multinational cohort

Bauer, David J. M.; De Silvestri, Annalisa; Maiocchi, Laura; Mare, Ruxandra; Sporea, Ioan; Muellner-Bucsics, Theresa; Ferraioli, Giovanna; Reiberger,

Thomas Multiparametric ultrasound approach using a tree based decision classifier for the inconclusive focal liver lesions evaluated by contrast enhanced ultrasound

Moga, Tudor-Voicu; David, Ciprian; Popescu, Alina; Lupusoru, Raluca; Heredea, Darius; Ghiuchici, Ana-Maria; Foncea, Camelia; Burdan, Adrian; Sirli, Roxana; Danila, Mirela; Sporea, Ioan

Performance of a p-SWE method implemented on a new ultrasound system for predicting advanced liver fibrosis

Popa, Alexandru; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Borlea, Andreea; Bende, Felix; Baldea, Victor; Lupusoru, Raluca; Foncea, Camelia; Cotrau, Radu; Ariana, Pascu; Sporea, Ioan

Comparison between two 2D-SWE techniques using transient elastography as a reference method for liver stiffness assessment

Popescu, Alina; Foncea, Camelia; Lupusoru, Raluca; Sirli, Roxana; Bende, Felix; Popa, Alexandru; Baldea, Victor; Cotrau, Radu; Ariana, Pascu; Sporea, Ioan

The Non-Invasive Ultrasound-Based Assessment of Liver Viscosity in a Healthy Cohort

Popa, Alexandru; Sporea, Ioan; Bende, Felix; Popescu, Alina; Fofiu, Renata; Borlea, Andreea; Baldea, Victor; Pascu, Ariana; Foncea, Camelia Gianina; Cotrau, Radu; Sirli, Roxana

Artificial Intelligence System for Predicting Prostate Cancer Lesions from Shear Wave Elastography Measurements

Secasan, Ciprian Cosmin; Onchis, Darian; Bardan, Razvan; Cumpanas, Alin; Novacescu, Dorin; Botoca, Corina; Dema, Alis; Sporea, Ioan

LIVER STIFFNESS MEASUREMENTS SUCCESS RATES BY POINT SHEAR-WAVE ELASTOGRAPHY AND 2D SHEAR WAVE ELASTOGRAPHY USING DIFFERENT ULTRASOUND PROBES. DOES A NEW BARIATRIC PROBE INCREASE LIVER STIFFNESS MEASUREMENTS SUCCESS RATES IN THE OBESE POPULATION?

Bende, Felix; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Pascu, Ariana; Popa, Alexandru; Foncea, Camelia G.; Baldea, Victor; Cotrau, Radu; Lupusoru, Raluca; Sporea, Ioan

Usefulness of Imaging and Biological Tools for the Characterization of Portal Vein Thrombosis in Hepatocellular

Carcinoma Burciu, Calin; Sirli, Roxana; Bende, Felix; Fofiu, Renata; Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan; Ghiuchici, Ana-Maria; Miutescu, Bogdan; Danila, Mirela

CLINICAL PREDICTIVE SCORES FOR DETECTING STEATOSIS AND FIBROSIS IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES

Mare, Ruxandra G.; Lupusoru, Raluca; Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Sima, Alexandra; Timar, Romulus; Sirli, Roxana

IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON PATIENTS WITH DECOMPENSATED LIVER CIRRHOSIS

Moga, Tudor V.; Foncea, Camelia G.; Fofiu, Renata; Burdan, Adrian; Heredea, Darius; Ratiu, Iulia; Miutescu, Bogdan; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina

LIVER ELASTICITY IN HEALTHY INDIVIDUALS USING P-SWE AND 2DSWE IMPLEMENTED ON TWO NEW ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS USING TRANSIENT ELASTOGRAPHY AS THE REFERENCE METHOD

Pascu, Anca A.; Bende, Felix; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Popa, Alexandru; Foncea, Camelia G.; Cotrau, Radu; Plopeanu, Andrei D.; Baldea, Victor; Sporea, Ioan

FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE ULTRASOUND-BASED VISCOELASTICITY MEASUREMENTS IN CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE

Popa, Alexandru; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Bende, Felix; Baldea, Victor; Fofiu, Renata; Cotrau, Radu; Sporea, Ioan

50th years anniversary of EFSUMB: Initial roots, maturation, and new shoots

Jenssen, Christian; Ewertsen, Caroline; Piscaglia, Fabio; Dietrich, Christoph F.; Gilja, Odd Helge; Sidhu, Paul S.; Saftoiu, Adrian; Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan; Cantisani, Vito; Meng, Stefan

Comparison of Different Nutritional Assessment Tools in Detecting Malnutrition and Sarcopenia among Cirrhotic Patients

Topan, Mirabela-Madalina; Sporea, Ioan; Danila, Mirela; Popescu, Alina; Ghiuchici, Ana-Maria; Lupusoru, Raluca; Sirli, Roxana

Point Shear Wave Elastography by ElastPQ for Fibrosis Screening in Patients with NAFLD: A Prospective, Multicenter Comparison to Vibration-Controlled Elastography

Bauer, David J. M.; Matic, Vladimir; Mare, Ruxandra; Maiocchi, Laura; Chromy, David; Muellner-Bucsics, Theresa; Mandorfer, Mattias; Mustapic, Sandra; Sporea, Ioan; Ferraioli, Giovanna; Grgurevic, Ivica; Reiberger, Thomas

Diagnosis of malignant biliary obstruction: pondering over the ERCP, MRCP and histology

Ratiu, Iulia; Lupusoru, Raluca; Lungeanu, Diana; Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan; Goldis, Adrian; Danila, Mirela; Miutescu, Bogdan; Moga, Tudor; Barbulescu, Andreea; Taban, Sorina; Dema, Alis; Sirli, Roxana

Liver Steatosis: Better Predictor of CKD in MAFLD Than Liver Fibrosis as Determined by Transient Elastography With Controlled Attenuation Parameter

Marc, Luciana; Mihaescu, Adelina; Lupusoru, Raluca; Grosu, Iulia; Gadalean, Florica; Bob, Flaviu; Chisavu, Lazar; Olariu, Nicu; Tucicovschi, Vlad; Timar, Bogdan; Sporea, Ioan; Timar, Romulus; Schiller, Adalbert

Fibrosis Predictive Score in Caucasian Patients with Metabolic Syndrome

Mare, Ruxandra; Sporea, Ioan; Tomescu, Mirela; Pop, Gheorghe Nicusor; Vitel, Andrei; Popescu, Alina; Nistorescu, Silviu; Sirli, Roxana

Multiparametric Ultrasound Approach Using a Tree-Based Decision Classifier for Inconclusive Focal Liver Lesions Evaluated by Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound

Moga, Tudor Voicu; David, Ciprian; Popescu, Alina; Lupusoru, Raluca; Heredea, Darius; Ghiuchici, Ana M.; Foncea, Camelia; Burdan, Adrian; Sirli, Roxana; Danila, Mirela; Ratiu, Iulia; Bizerea-Moga, Teofana; Sporea, Ioan

Opportunistic Colonoscopy Cancer Screening Pays off in Romania-A Single-Centre Study

Ratiu, Iulia; Lupusoru, Raluca; Vora, Prateek; Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan; Goldis, Adrian; Danila, Mirela; Miutescu, Bogdan; Barbulescu, Andreea; Hnatiuc, Madalina; Diaconescu, Razvan; Taban, Sorina; Lazar, Fulger; Sirli, Roxana

ULTRASOUND VISCOELASTIC LIVER MEASUREMENTS AND FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE THEM

Sirli, Roxana Lucia Denisa; Popa, Alexandru; Popescu, Alina; Renata, Fofiu; Bende, Felix; Baldea, Victor; Sporea, Ioan

A plea for a unified approach to sedation in gastrointestinal endoscopy in Romania: results from a prospective multicentric trial

Voiosu, Theodor; Moga, Tudor; Nedelcu, Cristian; Tocia, Cristina; State, Monica; Puscasu, Claudia; Bengus, Andreea; Voiosu, Andrei; Negreanu, Lucian; Dumitru, Eugen; Constantinescu, Gabriel; Mateescu, Bogdan; Sporea, Ioan

Inter-system reproducibility of liver stiffness measurement with two different two-dimensional shear wave elastography techniques using transient elastography as the reference method

Baldea, Victor; Bende, Felix; Popa, Alexandru; Cotrau, Radu; Raluca, Lupusoru; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan

ASSESSING BAVENO VI CRITERIA USING LIVER STIFFNESS MEASURED WITH A 2D-SHEAR WAVE ELASTOGRAPHY TECHNIQUE

Bende, Felix; Fofiu, Renata; Sporea, Ioan; Baldea, Victor; Sirli, Roxana; Miutescu, Bogdan; Dancu, Greta M.; Foncea, Camelia G.; Popescu, Alina

THE FREQUENCY AND IMPACT OF INFECTIONS IN PATIENTS WITH ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS AND ALCOHOLIC LIVER CIRRHOSIS

Foncea, Camelia G.; Popescu, Alina; Fofiu, Renata; Cotrau, Radu; Belintan, Patricia; Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan

Comparative study between two 2D-Shear Waves Elastography techniques for the non-invasive assessment of liver fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection

Baldea, Victor; Bende, Felix; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan

Extending and validating the Baveno VI criteria for the exclusion of high-risk varices

Barbulescu, Andreea; Ratiu, Iulia; Sporea, Ioan; Lungeanu, Diana; Lupusoru, Raluca; Miutescu, Bogdan; Danila, Mirela; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound for the assessment of focal nodular hyperplasia – results of a multicentre study

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Sandulescu, Daniela Larisa; Saftoiu, Adrian; Moga, Tudor; Sparchez, Zeno; Cijevschi, Cristina; Mihai, Catalina; Ioanitescu, Simona; Nedelcu, Dana; Iacob, Nicoleta; Miclaus, Gratian; Brisc, Ciprian; Badea, Radu

Virtual touch quantification using acoustic radiation force impulse technology versus transient elastography for the noninvasive assessment of liver fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis B or C using liver biopsy as gold standard

Baldea, Victor; Sporea, Ioan; Raluca, Lupusoru; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana

Elast q-2D shear wave liver elastography correlates well with vibration controlled transcient elastography in patients with different etiologies of chronic liver disease

Bauer, David J. M.; De Silvestri, Annalisa; Maiocchi, Laura; Mare, Ruxandra; Sporea, Ioan; Bucsics, Theresa; Ferraioli, Giovanna; Reiberger, Thomas

Microelimination of chronic hepatitis C in Romania – another pathway to achieve national elimination goals by HepC ALERT project

Gheorghe, Liliana Simona; Iacob, Speranta; Huiban, Laura; Cojocaru, Monica; Cojocariu, Camelia; Nemteanu, Roxana; Girleanu, Irina; Sirli, Roxana; Singeap, Ana Maria; Pop, Corina; Dumitrascu, Dan; Iacob, Razvan; Diculescu, Mircea Mihai; Trifan, Anca; Sporea, Ioan; Gheorghe, Cristian

Two-dimensional real-time shear wave elastography and risk for de novo hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with advanced chronic liver disease

Gu, Wenyi; de Ledinghen, Victor; Aube, Christophe; Krag, Aleksander; Strassburg, Christian; Castera, Laurent; Dumortier, Jerome; Friedrich-Rust, Mireen; Pol, Stanislas; Grgurevic, Ivica; Zheng, Rong-Qin; Francque, Sven; Gottfriedova, Halima; Sporea, Ioan; Margini, Cristina; Cassinotto, Christophe; Boursier, Jerome; Rasmussen, Ditlev; Vilgrain, Valerie; Guibal, Aymeric; Zeuzem, Stefan; Vassord, Camille; Vonghia, Luisa; Senkerikova, Renata; Popescu, Alina; Berzigotti, Annalisa; Wang, Wenping; Thiele, Maja; Jansen, Christian; Trebicka, Jonel

What did we learn from a large cohort of more than 24,000 patients evaluated by transient elastography in a single- center?

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Alin, Lazar; Isabel, Dan; Deleanu, Alexandra Elena; Corina, Vernic

ULTRASOUND-GUIDED ATTENUATION PARAMETER (UGAP) FOR THE QUANTIFICATION OF LIVER STEATOSIS USING CONTROLLED ATTENUATION PARAMETER (CAP) AS THE REFERENCE METHOD

Bende, Felix; Sporea, Ioan; Baldea, Victor; Lazar, Alin; Lupusoru, Raluca; Fofiu, Renata; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana

A SIMPLE ALGORITHM TO IDENTIFY BILIARY ETIOLOGY OF ACUTE PANCREATITIS IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Dancu, Greta M.; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana

NON-INVASIVE TECHNIQUES FOR SCREENING OF SIGNIFICANT LIVER FIBROSIS AND STEATOSIS IN PATIENTS WITH ALCOHOL USE DISORDER

Foncea, Camelia G.; Popescu, Alina; Lupusoru, Raluca; Moga, Tudor V.; Danila, Mirela; Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan

PREDICTORS OF STEATOSIS SEVERITY IN PATIENTS WITH METABOLIC SYNDROME

Mare, Ruxandra G.; Sporea, Ioan; Nistorescu, Silviu; Vitel, Andrei; Lupulescu, Patricia; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Pop, Gheorghe N.; Tomescu, Mirela

PROBIOTICS FOR THE PREVENTION OF CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION AMONG PATIENTS UNDERGOING ANTIBIOTIC THERAPY

Popescu, Alina; Foncea, Camelia G.; Lupusoru, Raluca; Topan, Mirabela M.; Cotrau, Radu; Moga, Tudor V.; Belintan, Andrada-Patricia; Danila, Mirela; Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan

WHICH ARE THE MAIN FACTORS TO PREDICT ADVANCED LIVER FIBROSIS IN TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS PATIENTS?

Sporea, Ioan; Mare, Ruxandra G.; Lupusoru, Raluca; Nistorescu, Silviu; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Timar, Romulus

Education in Ultrasonography – when to start and when to stop

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan

MICROELIMINATION OF CHRONIC HEPATITIS C IN ROMANIA – SCREENING AND LINKAGE PROGRAM IN TERTIARY GASTROENTEROLOGY CENTERS

Gheorghe, Liliana-Simona; Iacob, Speranta; Cojocariu, Camelia; Huiban, Laura; Nemteanu, Roxana; Girleanu, Irina; Baldea, Victor; Iacob, Razvan; Trifan, Anca; Sporea, Ioan; Gheorghe, Cristian

Point shear wave elastography by ElastPQ accurately stages hepatic fibrosis in patients with NAFLD: A prospective, multicentric study

Bauer, David J. M.; Matic, Vladimir; Mare, Ruxandra; Maiocchi, Laura; Chromy, David; Bucsics, Theresa; Mustapic, Sanda; Sporea, Ioan; Ferraioli, Giovanna; Reiberger, Thomas; Grgurevic, Ivica

Baveno VI principle for non-invasive assessment of high risk varices is also applicable with shear wave elastography

Farcau, Oana; Bende, Felix; Ardelean, Andreea; Petra, Fischer; Lupsor-Platon, Monica; Procopet, Bogdan; Badea, Radu; Tantau, Marcel; Sporea, Ioan; Stefanescu, Horia

2d-shear wave elastography for the spleen stiffness evaluation: A non-invasive marker for predicting high risk varices in patients with compensated liver cirrhosis

Fofiu, Renata; Sporea, Ioan; Felix, Bende; Danila, Mirela; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana

Validation of hand grip strength as a nutritional assessment tool for patients with advanced liver fibrosis

Mirabela-Madalina, Topan; Danila, Mirela; Sirli, Roxana; Ghiuchici, Ana-Maria; Burciu, Calin; Sporea, Ioan

Non-invasive fibrosis scores (APRI, FIB4 index, BARD): Useful tools for evaluating fatty liver disease

Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan; Foncea, Camelia; Cotrau, Radu; Sima, Alexandra Christa; Braha, Adina; Sirli, Roxana; Danila, Mirela; Silviu, Nistorescu; Lupusoru, Raluca; Gherhardt, Diana; Timar, Romulus

Controlled attenuation parameter for evaluating liver steatosis in type 2 diabetes patients

Sporea, Ioan; Mare, Ruxandra; Lupusoru, Raluca; Silviu, Nistorescu; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Danila, Mirela

Simple prediction score to predict fibrosis in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients

Sporea, Ioan; Lupusoru, Raluca; Mare, Ruxandra; Silviu, Nistorescu; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Lungeanu, Diana

2D-Shear-Wave elastography predicts survival in advanced chronic liver disease

Trebicka, Jonel; De Ledinghen, Victor; Aube, Christophe; Krag, Aleksander; Castera, Laurent; Dumortier, Jerome; Boursier, Jerome; Friedrich-Rust, Mireen; Stanislas, Pol; Grgurevic, Ivica; Zheng, Rongqin; Francque, Sven; Gottfriedova, Halima; Sporea, Ioan; Berzigotti, Annalisa; Wang, Wenping; Rautou, Pierre-Emmanuel; Andrade, Filipe; Strassburg, Christian P.; Zheng, Jian; Cassinotto, Christophe; Wassil, Merrouche; Rasmussen, Ditlev; Vilgrain, Valerie; Guibal, Aymeric; Vassord, Camille; Zeuzem, Stefan; Vonghia, Luisa; Senkerikova, Renata; Popescu, Alina; Paisant, Anita; Margini, Cristina; Zuberbulher, Floraine; Irles-Depe, Marie; Thiele, Maja; Jansen, Christian US4all (Ultrasound for all) Sporea, Ioan

THE VALUE OF ELASTPQ TO RULE IN AND RULE OUT HCV LIVER CIRRHOSIS

Bende, Felix; Sporea, Ioan; Mare, Ruxandra G.; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Danila, Mirela; Fofiu, Renata; Miutescu, Bogdan

UNEXPECTED BEHAVIOR OF HEMANGIOMAS ON CONTRAST ENHANCED ULTRASOUND (CEUS) EXAMINATION

Danila, Mirela; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Pascaru, Anda; Stepan, Ana-Maria

Clinical elastography

Sporea, Ioan

Diagnostic Value of Real-Time Shear Wave Elastography in Diagnosing Thyroid Cancer

Oprea, Maria Cristina; Vlad, Mihaela; Golu, Ioana; Sporea, Ioan; Fulger, Lazar

Transient Elastography with Controlled Attenuation Parameter (CAP) a tool for liver disease screening in type II diabetes mellitius patients

Sporea, Ioan; Lupusoru, Raluca; Mare, Ruxandra G.; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Nistorescu, Silviu; Timar, Romulus

IS RENAL STIFFNESS MEASURED USING ELASTOGRAPHY INFLUENCED MAINLY BY VASCULAR FACTORS?

Bob, Flaviu; Grosu, Iulia; Sporea, Ioan; Timar, Romulus; Lighezan, Daniel; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Buzas, Roxana; Petrica, Ligia; Munteanu, Mircea; Lighezan, Diana; Schiller, Adalbert

CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE AND ACCELERATED DECREASE OF GFR IN HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA PATIENTS

Gadalean, Florica; Iancu, Izabela; Sporea, Ioan; Bob, Flaviu; Mihaescu, Adelina; Schiller, Oana; Velciov, Silvia; Bozdog, Gheorghe; Ciorcan, Mircea; Schiller, Adalbert

PROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF DISCORDANT RESULTS BETWEEN FIBROMAX (R) AND FIBROSCAN (R) IN PATIENTS WITH HCV COMPENSATED LIVER CIRRHOSIS BEFORE 3D ANTIVIRAL THERAPY INITIATION

Gheorghe, Liliana; Iacob, Speranta; Prelipcean, Cristina Cijevschi; Trifan, Anca; Stanciu, Carol; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Curescu, Manuela; Brisc, Ciprian; Mihai, Catalina; Alexandrescu, Luana; Sandulescu, Larisa D.; Goldis, Adrian; Arama, Victoria; Caruntu, Florin; Hara, Livia; Rogoveanu, Ion; Diculescu, Mircea; Gheorghe, Cristian; Seicean, Andrada; Iacob, Razvan; Simionov, Iulia I.; Vadan, Roxana; Pirvulescu, Iuliana; Pietrareanu, Corina

PREDICTORS OF LIVER STIFFNESS REGRESSION AFTER SVR IN CIRRHOTIC PATIENTS TREATED WITH 3D REGIMEN

Iacob, Speranta; Gheorghe, Liliana; Prelipcean, Cristina Cijevschi; Trifan, Anca; Stanciu, Carol; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Curescu, Manuela; Brisc, Ciprian; Mihai, Catalina; Alexandrescu, Luana; Sandulescu, Larisa D.; Goldis, Adrian; Arama, Victoria; Caruntu, Florin; Hara, Livia; Rogoveanu, Ion; Diculescu, Mircea; Iacob, Razvan; Gheorghe, Cristian; Seicean, Andrada; Simionov, Iulia I.; Vadan, Roxana; Pirvulescu, Iuliana; Pietrareanu, Corina

PROPOSED CUT-OFFS IN HCV CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE USING ELASTPQ

Mare, Ruxandra G.; Sporea, Ioan; Lupusoru, Raluca; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Bende, Felix; Stepan, Ana-Maria; Danila, Mirela

DYNAMIC OF LIVER STIFFNESS VALUES BY MEANS OF TRANSIENT ELASTOGRAPHY IN PATIENTS WITH HCV LIVER CIRRHOSIS UNDERGOING INTERFERON FREE TREATMENT

Sporea, Ioan; Lupusoru, Raluca; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Sandulescu, Larisa D.; Iacob, Speranta; Mare, Ruxandra G.; Gheorghe, Liana

EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF PARITAPREVIR/RITONAVIR, OMBITASVIR AND DASABUVIR PLUS/ MINUS RIBAVIRIN FOR TREATMENT OF HCV GENOTYPE 1B COMPENSATED CIRRHOSIS IN PATIENTS AGED 70 YEARS OR OLDER

Trifan, Anca; Prelipcean, Cristina Cijevschi; Gheorghe, Liana; Curescu, Manuela; Brisc, Ciprian; Bataga, Simona; Miftode, Egidia; Arama, Victoria; Rogoveanu, Ion; Suceveanu, Andra Iulia; Singeap, Ana Maria; Chiriac, Stefan A.; Cuciureanu, Tudor; Sporea, Ioan; Goldis, Adrian; Popescu, Alina; Iacob, Speranta; Sfarti, Catalin; Cojocariu, Camelia; Stefanescu, Gabriela; Girleanu, Irina; Stoica, Oana; Mihai, Catalina; Ciortescu, Irina; Stanciu, Carol

Ultrasound and liver elastography – tools for detection and quantification of severity in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in the general population

Sporea, Ioan

Prospective comparison of noninvasive techniques for the assessment of liver stiffness in a cohort of compensated HCV liver cirrhosis

Lupusoru, Raluca; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Stepan, Ana-Maria; Mare, Ruxandra; Bende, Felix

A new diagnosis tool for the evaluation of liver fibrosis: rarametric imaging-arrival time (PAT)-preliminary study

Lupusoru, Raluca; Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Danila, Mirela; Miutescu, Bogdan

Spontaneus hepatic subcapsular hematoma: A case report

Lupusoru, Raluca; Tabacu, Diana; Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan

100% Virological Response and Adherence in HCV Genotype 1 Liver Cirrhosis Treated with 3D Regimen in a Romanian Real-life Cohort

Gheorghe, Liana; Trifan, Anca; Iacob, Maria Speranta; Stanciu, Carol; Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Cijevschi, Cristina; Arama, Victoria; Popescu, Cristina; Brisc, Ciprian; Goldis, Adrian; Rogoveanu, Ion; Iacob, Razvan; Gheorghe, Cristian

Dynamics of AFP in Cirrhotic Patients with Virological Response Following 3D Therapy and Severe Necro-inflammation at Fibromax

Gheorghe, Liana; Iacob, Maria Speranta; Trifan, Anca; Stanciu, Carol; Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Lupusoru, Raluca; Cijevschi, Cristina; Arama, Victoria; Brisc, Ciprian; Rogoveanu, Ion; Iacob, Razvan; Gheorghe, Cristian

100% virological response and adherence in HCV genotype 1 liver cirrhosis treated with 3D regimen in a Romanian real-life cohort

Gheorghe, Liana; Trifan, Anca; Iacob, Speranta; Stanciu, Carol; Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Cijevschi, Cristina; Arama, Victoria; Popescu, Cristina; Brisc, Ciprian; Goldis, Adrian; Rogoveanu, Ion; Iacob, Razvan; Gheorghe,

Cristian The influence of clinical significant portal hypertension (stage Baveno 2) on safety, tolerability and efficacy of paritaprevir, ritonavir, ombitasvir, dasabuvir and ribavirin (PrOD plus R) in a real-world large cohort of genotype 1b HCV liver cirrhosis patients

Trifan, Anca; Singeap, Ana Maria; Gheorghe, Liana; Curescu, Manuela G.; Cijevschi, Cristina; Brisc, Ciprian; Cojocariu, Camelia; Stefanescu, Gabriela V.; Mihai, Catalina; Bataga, Simona; Miftode, Egidia; Arama, Victoria; Rogoveanu, Ion; Sporea, Ioan; Goldis, Adrian; Suceveanu, Andra I.; Iacob, Speranta; Girleanu, Irina; Stanciu, Carol

Efficacy and safety of paritaprevir/ritonavir, ombitasvir and dasabuvir plus ribavirin for treatment of HCV genotype lb compensated cirrhosis in patients aged

65 years or older Trifan, Anca; Cijevschi, Cristina; Gheorghe, Liana; Curescu, Manuela G.; Brisc, Ciprian; Bataga, Simona; Rogoveanu, Ion; Miftode, Egidia; Arama, Victoria; Chiriac, Stefan; Sporea, Ioan; Goldis, Adrian; Popescu, Alina; Cojocariu, Camelia; Stefanescu, Gabriela V.; Mihai, Catalina; Ciortescu, Irina; Stanciu, Carol

Point shear wave elastography has high diagnostic accuracy for staging of liver fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis B or C infection

van Tilborg, Marjolein; Sporea, Ioan; Mare, Ruxandra G.; Yousoufi, Nagma; Hansen, Bettina E.; de Knegt, Robert J.

Value of 2D-SWE. GE for the Assessement of Liver Stiffness in Advanced Liver Fibrosis

Bende, Felix; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Lupusoru, Raluca; Mare, Ruxandra G.; Stepan, Ana-Maria; Sporea, Ioan

Ultrasound Based Elastographic Methods for the Prediction of Esophageal Varices in Liver Cirrhosis

Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan; Lupusoru, Raluca; Stepan, Ana-Maria; Sirli, Roxana; Danila, Mirela; Moga, Tudor; Pienar, Corina; Mare, Ruxandra G.; Bende, Felix

Which Is the Best Noninvasive Method to Diagnose Compensated HCV Liver Cirrhosis?

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Stepan, Ana-Maria; Lupusoru, Raluca; Mare, Ruxandra G.; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

Why isn’t Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound for Focal Liver Lesions used more in daily practice?

Sporea, Ioan

Feasibility of three ultrasound shear wave elastographic methods in overweight and obese patients

Sporea, Ioan

How gold is the gold standard method for staging liver fibrosis?

Sporea, Ioan

Liver Elastography – Where are we Now?

Sporea, Ioan

An Overview on the Noninvasive Assessment of Liver Stiffness Using 2D-Shear Wave Elastography in Clinical Practice

Popescu, Alina; Gradinaru, Oana; Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Danila, Mirela; Popescu, Madalina

Feasibility of Transient Elastography in a Real Life Gastroenterology Department Setting

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Ivascu, Siegfried Cristian; Mare, Ruxandra

20 Years Experience of Percutaneous Echo-Assisted Liver Biopsy Using Menghini Modified Needles

Sporea, Ioan; Bende, Felix; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Mare, Ruxandra

REPLY TO LETTER TO THE EDITOR RE: ACOUSTIC RADIATION FORCE IMPULSE AND SUPERSONIC SHEAR IMAGING VERSUS TRANSIENT ELASTOGRAPHY FOR LIVER FIBROSIS ASSESSMENT”

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana

Diagnosis of Benign and Malignant Portal Vein Thrombosis in Cirrhotic Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma Using Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS)

Danila, Mirela; Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Sendroiu, Madalina; Bota, Simona

Comparison Between the M and Xl Probes for Fibrosis Assessment by Transient Elastography

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Deleanu, Alexandra; Culcea, Laura; Szilaski, Milana; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

The usefulness of spleen stiffness evaluated by Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) elastography for assessing liver fibrosis

Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Tascau, Oana Gradinaru; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Danila, Mirela

A Study over the Importance of Arterial Phase Temporal Parameters in Focal Liver Lesions CEUS based Diagnosis

Caleanu, Catalin-Daniel; Simion, Georgiana; David, Ciprian; Gui, Vasile; Moga, Tudor; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan

Simultaneous Filtering and Tracking of Focal Liver Lesion for Time Intensity Curve Analysis in Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound Imagery

Mihailescu, Dan Mihai; Gui, Vasile; Toma, Corneliu Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan

The correlation between histology and the three elastographic techniques available in our department

Sporea, Ioan; Tascau, Oana Gradinaru; Popescu, Alina; Popescu, Madalina; Sirli, Roxana; Motiu, Flavia

Dynamic of liver stiffness values by Transient Elastography in inactive HBV carriers

Szilaski, Milana; Sirli, Roxana; Ivascu, Cristian; Tascau, Oana Gradinaru; Deleanu, Alexandra; Dan, Isabel; Sporea, Ioan

A new score for predicting the mortality in cirrhotic patients with infections

Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Bende, Felix B.; Popescu, Cristina; Moga, Tudor Voicu; Ivascu, Cristian; Danila, Mirela; Suseanu, Dragos; Martie, Alina; Sendroiu, Madalina

Cut-off values for Real Time Shear Wave Elastography (SuperSonic Shear Imaging) considering Transient Elastography as the reference method

Sporea, Ioan; Gradinaru, Oana; Bota, Simona; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Jurchis, Ana; Popescu, Madalina; Danila, Mirela

How many measurements are needed for liver stiffness assessment by SuperSonic Shear Imaging (SSI) and which do we need to use: the mean or median value of these measurements?

Sporea, Ioan; Gradinaru, Oana; Bota, Simona; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana; Jurchis, Ana; Popescu, Madalina; Danila, Mirela

The usefulnes of ARFI elastography for evaluation of liver fibrosis

Sporea, Ioan; Bota, Simona; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Jurchis, Ana; Gradinaru-Tascau, Oana

The usefulness of Transient Elastography for the evaluation of subjects chronically infected with hepatitis B virus

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Bota, Simona; Deleanu, Alexandra; Dan, Isabel; Popescu, Alina; Jurchis, Ana; Ardelean, Melania; Cornu, Nadia; Danila, Mirela

The usefulness of Transient Elastography for the evaluation of subjects chronically infected with hepatitis C virus

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Bota, Simona; Deleanu, Alexandra; Dan, Isabel; Popescu, Alina; Jurchis, Ana; Ardelean, Melenia; Cornu, Nadia; Danila, Mirela

Cut-off values of supersonic shear imaging for predicting significant fibrosis and liver cirrhosis

Sporea, Ioan; Gradinaru-Tascau, Oana; Bota, Simona; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Jurchis, Ana; Popescu, Madalina; Danila, Mirela

The feasibility of shear-wave elastographic methods for non-invasive assessment of liver fibrosis

Sporea, Ioan; Gradinaru-Tascau, Oana; Bota, Simona; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Jurchis, Ana; Popescu, Madalina; Danila, Mirela

Experience plays a role in the liver stiffness measurements by means of supersonic shear imaging (SSI)?

Sporea, Ioan; Gradinaru-Tascau, Oana; Bota, Simona; Jurchis, Ana; Popescu, Alina; Popescu, Madalina; Sirli, Roxana; Szilaski, Milana

Which Factors Influence the Accuracy of Liver Stiffness Measurements by Transient Elastography (TE) and by Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) Elastography for Liver Fibrosis Evaluation? – The Analysis of a Large International Cohort of Patients

Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Peck-Radosavljevic, Markus; Sirli, Roxana; Saito, Hidetsugu; Ebinuma, Hirotoshi; Lupsor, Monica Platon; Badea, Radu I.; Friedrich-Rust, Mireen; Sarrazin, Christoph; Piscaglia, Fabio; Marinelli, Sara; Salzl, Petra; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

The Importance of Interleukin 28b Polymorphism for Prediction of Sustained Virologic Response in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients Treated With Triple Therapy Including Boceprevir or Telaprevir – A Meta-Analysis

Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Neghina, Adriana; Popescu, Alina; Strain, Mihnea

Epidemiological Characteristics of Chronic Hepatitis DELTA Virus Infection (CHD) in Romania

Gheorghe, Liana S.; Csiki, Irma; Iacob, Speranta; Trifan, Anca; Grigorescu, Mircea D.; Motoc, Adriana; Suceveanu, Andra Iulia; Curescu, Manuela; Caruntu, Florin A.; Sporea, Ioan; Brisc, Ciprian; Rogoveanu, Ion; Tugui, Letitia P.; Alexandrescu, Andrea

Which Factors Influence the Reability of Liver Stiffness Measurements by Means of Transient Elastography? – Monocentric Experience

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Jurchis, Ana; Bota, Simona; Deleanu, Alexandra E.; Dan, Isabel; Ardelean, Melania; Cornu, Nadia I.; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Timar, Romulus

The Value of Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) for Focal Liver Lesions Characterization – A Multicenter Romanian Study

Sporea, Ioan; Badea, Radu I.; Popescu, Alina; Sparchez, Zeno; Sirli, Roxana; Danila, Mirela; Sandulescu, Larisa D.; Bota, Simona; Calescu, Dorina Pestroiu; Prelipcean, Cristina Cijevschi; Mihai, Catalina; Nedelcu, Dana; Brisc, Ciprian; Ciobaca, Lucian; Saftoiu, Adrian; Gheorghe, Liana S.; Socaciu, Mihai; Martie, Alina F.; Ioanitescu, Simona; Tamas, Attila; Streba, Costin T.; Iordache, Mihaela; Simionov, Iulia I.; Jinga, Mariana; Anghel, Adrian

Which Shear-Waves Ultrasound Elastographic Method (Transient Elastography-TE, Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse-ARFI, Supersonic Shear Imaging-SSI) Is More Feasible for Liver Fibrosis Evaluation?

Sporea, Ioan; Bota, Simona; Jurchis, Ana; Gradinaru, Oana; Popescu, Alina; Sirli, Roxana

The Usefulness of Liver Stiffness Assessment by Means of Supersonic Shear Imaging (SSI) for Liver Fibrosis Evaluation Considering Transient Elastography As Reference Method

Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Bota, Simona; Jurchis, Ana; Gradinaru, Oana; Sirli, Roxana

Is There any Difference Between the Glomerular Filtration Rate of Patients With Chronic Hepatitis B and C and Patients With Cirrhosis?

Gluhovschi, Cristina; Velciov, Silvia; Buzas, Roxana; Petrica, Ligia; Bozdog, Gheorghe; Gadalean, Florica; Gluhovschi, Adrian; Balgradean, Cristian; Vernic, Corina; Sporea, Ioan

Factors associated with failure of liver stiffness measurement using Supersonic Shear Imaging Elastography

Jurchis, Ana; Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Bota, Simona; Gradinaru, Oana; Szilaski, Milana; Suseanu, Dragos; Ivascu, Cristian; Martie, Alina

Are there any differences in liver stiffness assessed by Supersonic Shear Imaging elastography depending on the patients position?

Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan; Gradinaru, Oana; Jurchis, Ana; Sirli, Roxana; Danila, Mirela; Bota, Simona; Martie, Alina; Sendroiu, Madalina; Suseanu, Dragos; Ivascu, Cristian; Popescu, Madalina; Buragohain, Gunajeed; Moga, Tudor Voicu

Transient elastography as a predictor of esophageal varices in cirrhotic patients: a meta-analysis

Sirli, Roxana; Angheloiu, Vila S.; Focsa, Mircea; Bota, Simona; Jurchis, Ana; Szilaski, Milana; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Sporea, Ioan

ARFI Elastography and Supersonic Shear Imaging vs. Transient Elastography for liver fibrosis assessment

Sporea, Ioan; Jurchis, Ana; Sirli, Roxana; Gradinaru, Oana; Ratiu, Iulia; Popescu, Alina; Szilaski, Milana; Bota, Simona; Martie, Alina; Dan, Isabel; Deleanu, Alexandra; Ardelean, Melania; Nadia, Cornu I.; Ivascu, Cristian; Suseanu, Dragos

Is the Correlation of Liver Stiffness Assessed by Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography (ARFI) Influenced by the Aminotransferases Level? – an International Multicenter Study

Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Tanaka, Hironori; Iijima, Hiroko; Badea, Radu; Lupsor, Monica; Braticevici, Carmen Fierbinteanu; Petrisor, Ana; Saito, Hidetsugu; Ebinuma, Hirotoshi; Friedrich-Rust, Mireen; Sarrazin, Christoph; Takahashi, Hirokazu; Ono, Naofumi; Piscaglia, Fabio; Borghi, Alberto; D’Onofrio, Mirko; Gallotti, Anna; Peck-Radosavljevic, Markus; Ferlitsch, Arnulf; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

Intra and Interoperator Reproducibility of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography (ARFI)

Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Sendroiu, Madalina; Jurchis, Ana; Martie, Alina F.; Suseanu, Dragos Can

We use in Clinical Practice Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography (ARFI) to Predict the Presence of Significant Esophageal Varices in Cirrhotic Patients?

Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Focsa, Mircea; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

Is Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography (ARFI) a Useful Method for Noninvasive Fibrosis Evaluation in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C? – an International Multicenter Study

Sporea, Ioan; Bota, Simona; Sirli, Roxana; Tanaka, Hironori; Iijima, Hiroko; Badea, Radu; Lupsor, Monica; Braticevici, Carmen Fierbinteanu; Petrisor, Ana; Saito, Hidetsugu; Ebinuma, Hirotoshi; Friedrich-Rust, Mireen; Sarrazin, Christoph; Takahashi, Hirokazu; Ono, Naofumi; Piscaglia, Fabio; Borghi, Alberto; D’Onofrio, Mirko; Gallotti, Anna; Peck-Radosavljevic, Markus; Ferlitsch, Arnulf; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela Cystic tumor of the Liver Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Jurchis, Ana

Antiviral treatment for HCV-related cirrhosis: Is the effort worth it ? reply

Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana

Romanian Ultrasonography in Vienna

Sporea, Ioan

CAN SPLEEN STIFFNESS ASSESSED BY MEANS OF ACOUSTIC RADIATION FORCE IMPULSE ELASTOGRAPHY (ARFI) PREDICT THE PRESENCE OF SIGNIFICANT ESOPHAGEAL VARICES IN CIRRHOTIC PATIENTS?

Bota, Simona; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Sendroiu, Madalina; Suseanu, Dragos; Martie, Alina

Genetic polymorphism in IL28B genotype and its correlation with Sustained Virologic Response in patients with chronic hepatitis C

Moga, Tudor Voicu; Bizerea, Teofana Otilia; Sporea, Ioan

Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound for the Evaluation of Focal Liver Lesions – a Multicenter Trial in Romania

Sandulescu, Larisa; Badea, Radu; Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Socaciu, Mihai; Saftoiu, Adrian

Pegylated Interferon Alpha-2B for the Management of Patients With Chronic Hepatitis Delta

Gheorghe, Liana; Iacab, Speranta; Simionov, Iulia I.; Vadan, Roxawa; Constantinescu, Ileana; Sporea, Ioan; Grigotescu, Mircea D.

Are There Different Values of Liver Stiffness Evaluated by Means of Transient Elastography in Patients With HBV or HCV Chronic Hepatitis ?

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Nicolita, Diana; Bota, Simona; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

Characterization of Focal Liver Lesions by Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) in Clinical Practice – A Bicentric Experience

Sporea, Ioan; Badea, Radu; Popescu, Alina; Martie, Alina E.; Socaciu, Mihai; Sirli, Roxana; Danila, Mirela; Sendroiu, Madalina; Boia, Simona

Clinical penetrance of C282Y homozygous HFE hemochromatosis in a western Romanian population

Neghina, Adriana M.; Anghel, Andrei; Sporea, Ioan; Popescu,

Alina Toward the introduction of Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound as first line diagnosis in Focal Liver Lesions Sporea, Ioan Continuous Medical Education in Ultrasonography

Sporea, Ioan

Risk Factors for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients With Liver Cirrhosis

Danila, Mirela; Sirli, Roxana; Tudora, Adriana; Popescu, Alina; Sporea, Ioan; Guta, Adina

Risk Factors for Rebleeding and Mortality in Variceal Hemorrhage

Ratiu, Iulia; Goldis, Adrian; Lazar, Daniela E.; Sporea, Ioan

Mean or Median Values of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography: Which One to use in Clinical Practice?

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Bota, Simona I.; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

How Good is Our Patients’ Bowel Preparation for Screening Colonoscopy?

Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Asai, Ramona; Sirli, Roxana; Danila, Mirela; Vulpie, Silvana; Bota, Simona I.

How Relevant is Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography (ARFI) for the Evaluation of Liver Fibrosis?

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Bota, Simona I.

Clinical and Morphological Elements Influencing Health Related Quality of Life (Assessed by Sf-36 Health Survey Questionnaire) in Patients With Chonic Pancreatitis

Tudora, Adriana; Danila, Mirela; Ciof, Octavian Paul; Sporea, Ioan

Percutaneous Ethanol Injection (PEIT) for the Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Danila, Mirela; Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Popescu, Alina

Failure of Liver Stiffness Measurement Using Transient Elastography (FibroScan (R)) – Predictor Factors

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Deleanu, Alexandra E.; Tudora, Adriana; Bota, Simona I.; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela

Does the Quality of Liver Sample Influence the Predictive Value for Fibrosis of Liver Stiffness (FibroScan (R)), in Chronic C Hepatitis?

Sporea, Ioan; Sirli, Roxana; Deleanu, Alexandra E.; Tudora, Adriana; Cornianu, Marioara; Bota, Simona I.

Relationship between the expression of cyclooxigenase-2, VEGF, tumor angiogenesis and prognosis of the patients with gastric cancer

Lazar, Daniela; Taban, Sorina; Sporea, Ioan; Cornianu, Marioara; Goldis, Adrian; Lazar, Elena

Immunohistochemical expression of E-cadherin in gastric cancer: correlation with clinico-pathological factors and survival

Lazar, Elena; Lazar, Daniela; Taban, Sorina; Dema, Alis; Cornianu, Marioara; Sporea, Ioan; Ratiu, Iulia

Tumor angiogenesis in gastric carcinoma: Correlation with clinico-pathological factors and survival of the patients

Taban, Sorina; Lazar, Daniela; Lazar, Elena; Dema, Alis; Cornianu, Marioara; Sporea, Ioan; Goldis, Adrian

Study of steatosis in chronic hepatitis C and relationship with fibrosis and stellate cell activation

Cornianu, Marioara; Dema, Alis; Taban, Sorina; Costi, Simona; Sirli, Roxana; Lazar, Daniela; Lazar, Elena; Sporea, Ioan

Comparative study concerning the severity of hepatic lesions at the moment of diagnosis in patients with chronic B viral hepatitis vs. patients with chronic C viral hepatitis

Sirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan; Popescu, Alina; Danila, Mirela; Cornianu, Marioara

Comparative study concerning the efficacy of Peg-IFN alpha-2a versus Peg-IFN alpha-2b on the early virological response (EVR) in patients with chronic viral C hepatitis.

Sporea I, Danila M, Șirli R, Popescu A, Laza A, Bădițoiu L

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 2006 Jun; 15(2):125-30

 

A survey on the Practice of Gastroenterology in Romania

Sporea I, Popescu A, Șirli R, Enăchescu V, Deleanu A, Miuţescu E.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 2006; 15(3):313-316

 

The quality of the fragment obtained by liver biopsy for staging chronic hepatitis

Sporea I, Şirli R, Popescu A, Cornianu C, Manciu C, Focşa M

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 2007; 16( 3), p.263-266

 

How to improve the performances in diagnostic colonoscopy?

Sporea I, Popescu A, Vernic C, Şirli R.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 2007; 16(4), p.363-368

 

Comparison of the liver stiffness measurement by transient elastography with the liver biopsy.

Sporea I, Şirli R, Deleanu A, Tudora A, Curescu M, Cornianu M, Lazar D.

World J Gastroenterol Nov 2008; 14(42):6513-7

 

Why, who and how should perform liver biopsy in chronic liver diseases.

Sporea I, Popescu A, Şirli R.

World J Gastroenterol Jun 2008; 14(21):3396-402

 

Liver Stiffness Measurement by Transient Elastography in Clinical Practice

Sporea I, Şirli R, Deleanu A, Popescu A, Cornianu M.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 2008;17(4): 395-399

 

The value of transabdominal ultrasound for assessment of the severity of liver steatosis as compared to liver biopsy

Sporea I, Şirli R, Başa E, Cornianu M, Popescu A, Dănilă M, Focșa M

Central European Journal of Medicine, 2009:4 (4): 490-495

 

Colonoscopy and sedation in Romania: early experience using a balanced propofol regimen.

Sporea I, Popescu A, Sandesc D, Bedreag O, Asai R, Șirli R, Vernic C, Nicolita D, Martie A.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2010 Mar;19(1):27-30

 

Outcome of antiviral treatment in patients with chronic genotype 1 HCV hepatitis. A retrospective study in 507 patients.

Sporea I, Șirli R, Curescu M, Gheorghe L, Popescu A, Bota S, Iacob S.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2010 Sep;19(3):261-4

 

Liver stiffness measurements in patients with HBV vs HCV chronic hepatitis: a comparative study.

Sporea I, Șirli R, Deleanu A, Tudora A, Popescu A, Curescu M, Bota S.

World J Gastroenterol. 2010 Oct 14;16(38):4832-7

 

How useful is contrast enhanced ultrasonography for the characterization of focal liver lesions?

Sporea I, Șirli R, Martie A, Popescu A, Danila M.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2010 Dec;19(4):393-8

 

How to improve the quality of the tissue sample obtained by percutaneous liver biopsy

Sporea I, Popescu A, Şirli R

Central European Journal Of Medicine 2010; 6(1): 103-106

 

What Did We Learn from the First 3,459 Cases of Liver Stiffness Measurement by Transient Elastography (FibroScan(R))?

Sporea I, Șirli RL, Deleanu A, Rațiu I, Tudora A, Dan I, Popescu A.

Ultraschall Med. 2011 Feb;32(1):40-45 doi: 10.1055/s-0029-1245525.

 

Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography as Compared to Transient Elastography and Liver Biopsy in Patients with Chronic Hepatopathies.

Sporea I, Șirli RL, Deleanu A, Popescu A, Focsa M, Danila M, Tudora A.

Ultraschall Med. 2011;32 Suppl 1:S46-52  doi: 10.1055/s-0029-1245360

 

Thyroid Stiffness Assessment by Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography (ARFI).

Sporea I, Vlad M, Bota S, Șirli RL, Popescu A, Danila M, Sendroiu M, Zosin I.

Ultraschall Med. 2011 Jun;32(3):281-5 doi: 10.1055/s-0029-1246048

 

Value of transient elastography for the prediction of variceal bleeding.

Sporea I, Raţiu I, Șirli R, Popescu A, Bota S.

World J Gastroenterol. 2011 May 7;17(17):2206-10 doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i17.2206.

 

How efficient is acoustic radiation force impulse elastography for the evaluation of liver stiffness?

Sporea I, Badea R, Șirli R, Lupsor M, Popescu A, Danila M, et al.

Hepat Mon. 2011;11(7):532-8

 

Assessment of noninvasive liver stiffness in inactive HBsAg carriers by transient elastography.

Sporea I, Nicolita D, Șirli R, Deleanu A, Tudora A, Bota S.

Hepat Mon. 2011;11(3):182-185

 

Is it better to use two elastographic methods for liver fibrosis assessment?

Sporea I, Şirli R, Popescu A, Bota S, Badea R, Lupşor M, Focşa M, Dănilă M

World J Gastroenterol 2011; 17(33): 3824-3829

 

The Correlation of Il28B Genotype With Sustained Virologic Response In Romanian patients With Chronic Hepatitis C.

Sporea I, Popescu A, Curescu M, Șirli R, Dan I, Goldis A, Gradinaru O, Ardelean M, Danila M, Bota S, Deleanu A

Hepat Mon. 2011 Dec;11(12):975-9

 

Comparative Study Concerning the Value of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography (ARFI) in Comparison with Transient Elastography (TE) for the Assessment of Liver Fibrosis in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B and C.

Sporea I, Șirli R, Bota S, Popescu A, Sendroiu M, Jurchis A.

Ultrasound Med Biol. 2012 38(8):1310-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2012.03.011.

 

Hepatic Elastography for the Assessment of Liver Fibrosis – Present and Future.

Sporea I, Șirli R.

Ultraschall Med. 2012 Dec;33(6):550-558. doi: 10.1055/s-0032-1313011

 

Does the size of the needle influence the number of portal tracts obtained through percutaneous liver biopsy?

Sporea I, Gherhardt D, Popescu A, Șirli R, Cornianu M, Herman D, Bota S.

Ann Hepatol. 2012 Sep;11(5):691-5

 

Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography for fibrosis evaluation in patients with chronic hepatitis C: An international multicenter study.

Sporea I, Bota S, Peck-Radosavljevic M, Șirli R, Tanaka H, Iijima H, Badea R, Lupsor M, Fierbinteanu-Braticevici C, Petrisor A, Saito H, Ebinuma H, Friedrich-Rust M, Sarrazin C, Takahashi H, Ono N, Piscaglia F, Borghi A, D’Onofrio M, Gallotti A, Ferlitsch A, Popescu A, Danila M.

Eur J Radiol. 2012  Dec;81(12):4112-8 doi: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2012.08.018

 

Is there a real future for liver elastography?

Sporea I.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2012 Jun;21(2):129-31

 

“Quo vadis” liver biopsy? A multi-centre Romanian study regarding the number of liver biopsies performed for chronic viral hepatitis.

Sporea I, Popescu A, Gheorghe L, Cijevschi Prelipcean C, Spârchez Z, Voiosu R.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2012 Sep;21(3):326

 

Shear wave elastography.

Sporea I, Lie I.

Ultraschall Med. 2012 Aug;33(4):393-4

 

To scope or to test for colorectal cancer screening?

Sporea I, Popescu A.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2013 Mar;22(1):11-2

 

Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse and Supersonic Shear Imaging Versus Transient Elastography for Liver Fibrosis Assessment.

Sporea I, Bota S, Jurchis A, Sirli R, Grădinaru-Tascău O, Popescu A, Ratiu I, Szilaski M.

Ultrasound Med Biol. 2013 Aug 8. doi:pii: S0301-5629(13)00754-0. 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2013.05.003

 

Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) – a new modality for the evaluation of liver fibrosis

Sporea I, Şirli R, Popescu A, Danilă M

Med Ultrason 2010: 12(1): 26-31

Continuous Medical Education in Ultrasonography

Ioan Sporea

Med Ultrason 2010, 12(2), 95-96

Report from the past president of SRUMB

Sporea I

Med Ultrason 2010; 12 (3): 26

Ultrasound examination of the normal gastrointestinal tract

Sporea I, Popescu A

Med Ultrason 2010, 12 (4), 349-352

Toward the introduction of Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound as first line diagnosis in Focal Liver Lesions

Sporea I

Med Ultrason 2010, 12 (4), 269-270

Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound for the characterization of focal liver lesions.

Sporea I, Badea R, Martie A, Șirli R, Socaciu M, Popescu A, Danila M.

Med Ultrason. 2011 Mar;13(1):38-44

 Liver biopsy in the era of elastography.

Sporea I.

Med Ultrason. 2011;13(3):185-6

Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound for the evaluation of focal liver lesions in daily practice. A multicentre study.

Sporea I, Badea R, Martie A, Dumitru E, Ioanitescu S, Șirli R, Socaciu M, Popescu A, Dănilă M, Voiculescu M.

Med Ultrason. 2012 Jun;14(2):95-100

Point of care or clinical ultrasound?

Sporea I.

Med Ultrason. 2012;14(1):3-4

Can Transient Elastography be a reliable method for assessing liver fibrosis in non alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)?

Sporea I, Jurchis A, Sirli R, Bota S, Sendroiu M.

Med Ultrason. 2013 Jun;15(2):106-10.

Are different cut-off values of liver stiffness assessed by transient elastography according to the etiology of liver cirrhosis for predicting significant esophageal varices?

Sporea I, Ratiu I, Bota S, Sirli R, Jurchis A.

Med Ultrason. 2013 Jun;15(2):111-5

How many measurements are needed for liver stiffness assessment by 2D-Shear Wave Elastography (2D-SWE) and which value should be used: the mean or median?

Sporea I, Grădinaru-Taşcău O, Bota S, Popescu A, Şirli R, Jurchiş A, Popescu M, Dănilă M.

Med Ultrason. 2013 Dec;15(4):268-72.

 

Liver elastography – an update.

Sporea I, Gilja OH, Bota S, Şirli R, Popescu A.

Med Ultrason. 2013 Dec;15(4):304-14

 

Which are the cut-off values of 2D-Shear Wave Elastography (2D-SWE) liver stiffness measurements predicting different stages of liver fibrosis, considering Transient Elastography (TE) as the reference method?

Sporea I, Bota S, Gradinaru-Taşcău O, Sirli R, Popescu A, Jurchiş A.

Eur J Radiol. 2014 Mar;83(3):e118-22. doi: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2013.12.011.

 

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) for the evaluation of focal liver lesions – a prospective multicenter study of its usefulness in clinical practice.

Sporea I, Badea R, Popescu A, Spârchez Z, Sirli RL, Dănilă M, Săndulescu L, Bota S, Calescu DP, Nedelcu D, Brisc C, Ciobâca L, Gheorghe L, Socaciu M, Martie A, Ioaniţescu S, Tamas A, Streba CT, Iordache M, Simionov I, Jinga M, Anghel A, Cijevschi Prelipcean C, Mihai C, Stanciu SM, Stoicescu D, Dumitru E, Pietrareanu C, Bartos D, Manzat Saplacan R, Pârvulescu I, Vădan R, Smira G, Tuţă L, Săftoiu A.

Ultraschall Med. 2014 Jun;35(3):259-66 doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1355728

 

Ultrasound for everyone – is it the right time?

Sporea I.

Med Ultrason. 2014 Mar;16(1):3-4

 

Is Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) ready for use in daily practice for evaluation of focal liver lesions?

Sporea I, Şirli R.

Med Ultrason. 2014 Mar;16(1):37-40

 

Reply to letter to the editor Re: “Acoustic radiation force impulse and supersonic shear imaging versus transient elastography for liver fibrosis assessment”.

Sporea I, Sirli R.

Ultrasound Med Biol. 2014 Aug;40(8):1918-9 doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2013.11.030.

 

Characterization of focal liver lesions using contrast enhanced ultrasound as a first line method: a large monocentric experience.

Sporea I, Martie A, Bota S, Sirli R, Popescu A, Dănila M.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2014 Mar;23(1):57-63.

 

Romanian national guidelines and practical recommendations on liver elastography.

Sporea I, Bota S, Săftoiu A, Şirli R, Gradinăru-Taşcău O, Popescu A, Lupşor Platon M, Fierbinteanu-Braticevici C, Gheonea DI, Săndulescu L, Badea R; Romanian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology.

Med Ultrason. 2014 Jun;16(2):123-38.

 

Comparative study between two point Shear Wave Elastographic techniques: Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) elastography and ElastPQ.

Sporea I, Bota S, Grădinaru-Taşcău O, Şirli R, Popescu A.

Med Ultrason. 2014 Dec;16(4):309-14

 

One or more elastographic methods for liver fibrosis assessment?

Sporea I.

Med Ultrason. 2015 Jun;17(2):137-8 doi: 10.11152/mu.2013.2066.172.isp1.

 

Liver elastography – where are we now?

Sporea I.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2015 Jun;24(2):147-8. doi: 10.15403/jgld.2014.1121.242.lelas.

 

Why isn’t Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound for Focal Liver Lesions used more in daily practice?

Sporea I.

Med Ultrason. 2016 Mar;18(1):5-6 doi: 10.11152/mu.2013.2066.181.isp

 

Feasibility of Transient Elastography with M and XL probes in real life.

Sporea I, Șirli R, Mare R, Popescu A, Ivașcu SC.

Med Ultrason. 2016 Mar;18(1):7-10 doi: 10.11152/mu.2013.2066.181.xsi.

 

Ultrasound: “one stop shop” in hepatology.

Sporea I.

Med Ultrason. 2016 Jun;18(2):143-4 doi: 10.11152/mu.2013.2066.182.isp

 

Liver Stiffness Evaluation by Transient Elastography in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients with Ultrasound-proven Steatosis. doi: 10.15403/jgld.2014.1121.252.lsf.

Sporea I, Mare R, Lupușoru R, Sima A, Sirli R, Popescu A, Timar R.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2016 Jun;25(2):167-74. DOI: 10.15403/jgld.2014.1121.252.lsf

 

The new EFSUMB Guidelines on Liver Elastography 2017: why and for whom?

Sporea I.

Med Ultrason. 2017 Jan 31;19(1):5-6. doi: 10.11152/mu-979.

 

Ultrasound and liver elastography – tools for detection and quantification of severity in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in the general population

Sporea I

Med Ultrason. 2017;19(3); 247-249 doi: 10.11152/mu-1149.

 

Romanian National Guidelines on Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound in clinical practice

Sporea, I; Badea, R; Brisc, C; Ioanitescu, S ; Moga, T; Popescu, A; Saftoiu, A; Sandulescu, L ; Sparchez, Z; Sirli, R

Med Ultrason. 2017;19(4); 401-415 doi: 10.11152/mu-1349.

 

Dynamics of Liver Stiffness Values by means of Transient Elastography in Patients with HCV Liver Cirrhosis undergoing Interferon Free Treatment

Sporea, I; Lupusoru, R; Mare, R ; Popescu, A  ; Gheorghe, L; Iacob, S; Sirli, R

JOURNAL OF GASTROINTESTINAL AND LIVER DISEASES 2017: 26(2): 145-150 DOI: 10.15403/jgld.2014.1121.262.dyn

 

Clinical elastography

Sporea, I

Med Ultrason. 2018;20(3);263-264 doi: 10.11152/mu-1693.

 

Comparative study between four ultrasound Shear Waves Elastographic methods for liver fibrosis assessment

Sporea, I; Mare, R ; Lupusoru, R; Popescu, A; Danila, M; Bende, F; Sirli, R

Med Ultrason. 2018;20(3);265-271 DOI: 10.11152/mu-1487

 

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Status Quo

Sporea I, Popescu A, Dumitrașcu D, Brisc C, Nedelcu L, Trifan A, Gheorghe L, Fierbințeanu Braticevici C. J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2018 Dec;27(4):439-448 doi: 10.15403/jgld.2014.1121.274.quo. 

 

 

Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound for the Characterization of Malignant versus Benign Focal Liver Lesions in a Prospective Multicenter Experience – The SRUMB Study.

Sporea ISăndulescu DLŞirli RPopescu ADanilă MSpârchez ZMihai CIoanițescu SMoga TTimar BBrisc CNedelcu DSăftoiu AEnăchescu VBadea R. J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2019 Jun 1;28:191-196. doi: 10.15403/jgld-180.

 

 

Are there different cut-off values for staging liver fibrosis using 2D-SWE implemented on different systems from the same manufacturer? Sporea I, Bende F, Popescu A, Lupusoru R, Fofiu R, Sirli R.Med Ultrason. 2020 Mar 1;22(1):7-12.   doi: 10.11152/mu-2225.. ISSN: 2066-8643             

 

Quantification of Steatosis and Fibrosis using a new system implemented in an ultrasound machine. Sporea I, Bâldea V, Lupușoru R, Bende F, Mare R, Lazăr A, Popescu A, Șirli R. Med Ultrason. 2020 Sep 5;22(3):265-271.doi: 10.11152/mu-2495. ISSN: 2066-8643

 

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and the Need for Action. Sporea I, Șirli R.J Gastrointestin Liver Dis, 2020 June; 29 (2): 139-141http://dx.doi.org/10.15403/jgld-1463         ISSN: 1841-8724               

 

Screening for Liver Fibrosis and Steatosis in a Large Cohort of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Using Vibration Controlled Transient Elastography and Controlled Attenuation Parameter in a Single-Center Real-Life Experience Sporea I, Mare R, Popescu A, Nistorescu S, Baldea V, Sirli R, Braha A, Sima A, Timar R, Lupusoru R.J Clin Med. 2020 Apr 6;9(4)..doi: 10.3390/jcm9041032                2077-0383           

 

To screen or not to screen for NAFLD? Sporea I . Med Ultrason 2022 23(2):133-13410.11152/mu-3251       1844-4172           

 

Tumor angiogenesis in gastric cancer.

Lazar D, Raica M, Sporea I, Tăban S, Goldiş A, Cornianu M.

Rom J Morphol Embryol 2006; 47(1):5-13

 

An unusual “tumor” of the cecum: the inverted appendiceal stump.

Taban S, Dema A, Lazar D, Sporea I, Lazar E, Cornianu M.

Rom J Morphol Embryol. 2006;47(2):193-6

 

Efficacy, Tolerability and Predictive Factors for Early and Sustained Virologic Response in Patients Treated with Weight-Based Dosing Regimen of PegIFN alpha-2b and Ribavirin in Real-Life Healthcare Setting

Gheorghe L, Iacob S, Sporea I, Grigorescu M, Șirli R, Damian D, Gheorghe C, Iacob R.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 2007 March; 16(1): 23-9

 

Immunohistochemical expression of the cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) in gastric cancer. The correlations with the tumor angiogenesis and patients’ survival.

Lazar D, Taban S, Ardeleanu C, Simionescu C, Sporea I, Cornianu M, Vernic C.

Rom J Morphol Embryol 2008; 49(3):371-9

 

Immunohistochemical evaluation of the tumor neoangiogenesis as a prognostic factor for gastric cancers.

Lazar D, Taban S, Raica M, Sporea I, Cornianu M, Goldiş A, Vernic C.

Rom J Morphol Embryol 2008; 49(2):137-48

 

Immunohistochemical expression of the E-cadherin in gastric cancer, correlations with the tumor angiogenesis and patients’ survival. (articol)

Lazar D, Taban S, Ardeleanu C, Dema A, Sporea I, Cornianu M, Lazar E, Vernic C.

Rom J Morphol Embryol 2008; 49(4):459-67

 

Transient elastographic evaluation of subjects without known hepatic pathology, does age change the liver stiffness?

Şirli R, Sporea I, Tudora A, Deleanu A, Popescu A.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 2009; 18(1): 57-61

 

High Sustained Virological Response Rate to Combination Therapy in Genotype 1 Patients with Histologically Mild Hepatitis C

Gheorghe L, Iacob S, Grigorescu M, Sporea I, Șirli R, Damian D, Gheorghe G, Iacob R.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 2009; 18(1): 51-56

 

Percutaneous Ethanol Injection Therapy in the Treatment of Hepatocarcinoma – Results Obtained from a Series of 88 Cases. Dănilă M, Sporea I, Şirli R, Popescu A

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 2009; 18  3, 317-322

 

Mutant HFE genotype leads to significant iron overload in patients with liver diseases from western Romania.

Neghina AM, Anghel A, Sporea I, Popescu A, Neghina R, Collins A, Thorstensen K.

J Appl Genet. 2009;50(2):173-6

 

Gastric cancer: the correlation between the clinicopathological factors and patients’ survival (I).

Lazar D, Taban S, Dema A, Cornianu M, Goldiş A, Raţiu I, Sporea I.

Rom J Morphol Embryol. 2009;50(1):41-50

 

Gastric cancer: correlation between clinicopathological factors and survival of patients. II.

Lazar D, Taban S, Sporea I, Dema A, Cornianu M, Lazar E, Goldiş A, Vernic C.

Rom J Morphol Embryol. 2009;50(2):185-94

 

Gastric cancer: correlation between clinicopathological factors and survival of patients (III).

Lazar D, Taban S, Sporea I, Dema A, Cornianu M, Lazar E, Goldiş A, Vernic C.

Rom J Morphol Embryol. 2009;50(3):369-79

 

Efficacy and safety of peginterferon alpha 2a (40kPa) in HBeAg-positive chronic hepatitis B patients
Caruntu FA, Streinu-Cercel A, Gheorghe LS, Grigorescu M, Sporea I, Stanciu C, Andronescu D, Voinea F, Diculescu M, Oproiu A, Voiosu R

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 2009; 18 (4), 425-432

 

A Comparative Study of Non-Invasive Methods for Fibrosis Assessment in Chronic HCV Infection

Şirli R, Sporea I, Bota S, Popescu A, Cornianu M

Hepatitis Monthly 2010; 10(2): 88-94

 

The immunohistochemical expression of the p53-protein in gastric carcinomas. Correlation with clinicopathological factors and survival of patients.

Lazar D, Taban S, Sporea I, Dema A, Cornianu M, Lazar E, Goldiş A, Raţiu I, Vernic C.

Rom J Morphol Embryol. 2010;51(2):249-57

 

Ki-67 expression in gastric cancer. Results from a prospective study with long-term follow-up.

Lazar D, Taban S, Sporea I, Dema A, Cornianu M, Lazar E, Goldiş A, Vernic C.

Rom J Morphol Embryol. 2010;51(4):655-61

 

A new scoring system for prediction of fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C.

Bota S, Șirli R, Sporea I, Focsa M, Popescu A, Danila M, et al.

Hepat Mon. 2011;11(7):548-5

 

Aspartate aminotransferase to platelet ratio index for the assessment of liver fibrosis severity in patients with chronic hepatitis.

Șirli R, Sporea I.

Hepat Mon. 2011;11(7): 560-561

 

Response to standard of care antiviral treatment in patients with HCV liver cirrhosis – a systematic review.

Bota S, Sporea I, Popescu A, Șirli R, Neghina AM, Danila M, Strain M.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2011 Sep;20(3):293-8

 

Authors’ reply.

Bota S, Sporea I, Șirli R.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2011 Dec;20(4):445-6

 

Does the antiviral therapy of patients with chronic hepatitis exert nephrotoxic effects?

Gluhovschi C, Gadalean F, Kaycsa A, Curescu M, Sporea I, Gluhovschi G, Petrica L, Velciov S, Bozdog G, Bob F, Vernic C, Cioca D.

Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol. 2011 Dec;33(4):744-50

 

Clinical penetrance of C282Y homozygous HFE hemochromatosis in a western Romanian population.

Neghina AM, Anghel A, Sporea I, Popescu A.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2011 Mar;20(1):100-101

 

Weight-Based Dosing Regimen of Peg-Interferon α-2b for Chronic Hepatitis Delta: a Multicenter Romanian Trial.

Gheorghe L, Iacob S, Simionov I, Vadan R, Constantinescu I, Caruntu F, Sporea I, Grigorescu M.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2011 Dec;20(4):377-82

 

Silybin combined with phosphatidylcholine and vitamin E in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: A randomized controlled trial.

Loguercio C, Andreone P, Brisc C, Brisc MC, Bugianesi E, Chiaramonte M, Cursaro C, Danila M, de Sio I, Floreani A, Freni MA, Grieco A, Groppo M, Lazzari R, Lobello S, Lorefice E, Margotti M, Miele L, Milani S, Okolicsanyi L, Palasciano G, Portincasa P, Saltarelli P, Smedile A, Somalvico F, Spadaro A, Sporea I, Sorrentino P, Vecchione R, Tuccillo C, Del Vecchio Blanco C, Federico A.

Free Radic Biol Med. 2012 May 1;52(9):1658-65 doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2012.02.008.

 

Intra- and Interoperator Reproducibility of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) Elastography-Preliminary Results.

Bota S, Sporea I, Șirli R, Popescu A, Danila M, Costachescu D.

Ultrasound Med Biol. 2012 Jul;38(7):1103-8 doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2012.02.032.

 

Can ARFI elastography predict the presence of significant esophageal varices in newly diagnosed cirrhotic patients?

Bota S, Sporea I, Șirli R, Focsa M, Popescu A, Danila M, Strain M.

Ann Hepatol. 2012 Jul;11(4):519-25

 

WGO digestive oncology task force: validation of hepatogastroenterologist practice in oncology.

Valean S, Mulder CJ, Pascu O, Stanciu C, Diculescu MM, Tantau M, Sporea I, Ciulean TE, Mircea PA.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2012 Sep;21(3):239-42

 

Factors Which Influence the Accuracy of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) Elastography for the Diagnosis of Liver Fibrosis in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C.

Bota S, Sporea I, Șirli R, Popescu A, Jurchis A.

Ultrasound Med Biol. 2013 Mar;39(3):407-12 doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2012.09.017

 

The Influence of Food Intake on Liver Stiffness Values Assessed by Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography-Preliminary Results.

Popescu A, Bota S, Sporea I, Sirli R, Danila M, Racean S, Suseanu D, Gradinaru O, Ivascu Siegfried C.

Ultrasound Med Biol. 2013 Apr;39(4):579-84 doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2012.11.013.

 

The influence of aminotransferase levels on liver stiffness assessed by Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography: A retrospective multicentre study.

Bota S, Sporea I, Peck-Radosavljevic M, Sirli R, Tanaka H, Iijima H, Saito H, Ebinuma H, Lupsor M, Badea R, Fierbinteanu-Braticevici C, Petrisor A, Friedrich-Rust M, Sarrazin C, Takahashi H, Ono N, Piscaglia F, Marinelli S, D’Onofrio M, Gallotti A, Salzl P, Popescu A, Danila M.

Dig Liver Dis. 2013 Mar 16. doi:pii: S1590-8658(13)00061-3. 10.1016/j.dld.2013.02.008

 

Role of Interleukin-28B Polymorphism as a Predictor of Sustained Virological Response in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Treated with Triple Therapy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Bota S, Sporea I, Sirli R, Neghină AM, Popescu A, Străin M.

Clin Drug Investig. 2013 May;33(5):325-3 doi: 10.1007/s40261-013-0074-0

 

Factors influencing reliability of liver stiffness measurements using transient elastography (M-probe)-Monocentric experience.

Sirli R, Sporea I, Bota S, Jurchiş A.

Eur J Radiol. 2013 2013 Aug;82(8):e313-6 doi: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2013.03.002.

 

EFSUMB Guidelines and Recommendations on the Clinical Use of Ultrasound Elastography.Part 2: Clinical Applications.

Cosgrove D, Piscaglia F, Bamber J, Bojunga J, Correas JM, Gilja OH, Klauser AS,Sporea I, Calliada F, Cantisani V, D’Onofrio M, Drakonaki EE, Fink M, Friedrich-Rust M, Fromageau J, Havre RF, Jenssen C, Ohlinger R, Săftoiu A, Schaefer F, Dietrich CF.

Ultraschall Med. 2013 Jun;34(3):238-53.

 

EFSUMB guidelines and recommendations on the clinical use of ultrasound elastography. Part 1: Basic principles and technology.

Bamber J, Cosgrove D, Dietrich CF, Fromageau J, Bojunga J, Calliada F, Cantisani V, Correas JM, D’Onofrio M, Drakonaki EE, Fink M, Friedrich-Rust M, Gilja OH, Havre RF, Jenssen C, Klauser AS, Ohlinger R, Saftoiu A, Schaefer F, Sporea I, Piscaglia F.

Ultraschall Med. 2013 Apr;34(2):169-84

 

Value of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Imaging Elastography for Non-invasive Evaluation of Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.

Fierbinteanu Braticevici C, Sporea I, Panaitescu E, Tribus L.

Ultrasound Med Biol. 2013 Aug 8. doi:pii: S0301-5629(13)00725-4. 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2013.04.019

 

Is There any Difference Between the Glomerular Filtration Rate of Patients With Chronic Hepatitis B and C and Patients With Cirrhosis?

Gluhovschi C, Velciov S, Buzas R, Petrica L, Bozdog G, Gadalean F, Gluhovschi A, Balgradean C, Vernic C, Sporea I.

Hepat Mon. 2013 Apr 15;13(4):e6789 doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.6789

 

Time for individualized colonoscopy bowel-prep regimens? A randomized controlled trial comparing sodium picosulphate and magnesium citrate versus 4-liter split-dose polyethylene glycol.

Voiosu T, Ratiu I, Voiosu A, Iordache T, Schipor A, Baicus C, Sporea I, Voiosu R.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2013 Jun;22(2):129-34

 

Liver stiffness measurements by means of supersonic shear imaging in patients without known liver pathology.

Sirli R, Bota S, Sporea I, Jurchis A, Popescu A, Gradinaru-Tascău O, Szilaski M.

Ultrasound Med Biol. 2013 Aug;39(8):1362-7 doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2013.03.021

 

Meta-analysis: ARFI elastography versus transient elastography for the evaluation of liver fibrosis.

Bota S, Herkner H, Sporea I, Salzl P, Sirli R, Neghina AM, Peck-Radosavljevic M.

Liver Int. 2013 Sep;33(8):1138-47 doi: 10.1111/liv.12240.

 

Ferric carboxymaltose prevents recurrence of anemia in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Evstatiev R, Alexeeva O, Bokemeyer B, Chopey I, Felder M, Gudehus M, Iqbal T, Khalif I, Marteau P, Stein J, Gasche C; FERGI Study Group.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Mar;11(3):269-77 doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2012.10.013

 

Performance of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse imaging for the staging of liver fibrosis: a pooled meta-analysis.

Friedrich-Rust M, Nierhoff J, Lupsor M, Sporea I, Fierbinteanu-Braticevici C, Strobel D, Takahashi H, Yoneda M, Suda T, Zeuzem S, Herrmann E.

J Viral Hepat. 2012 Feb;19(2):e212-9 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2893.2011.01537.x.

 

HCV genotype 1 is almost exclusively present in Romanian patients with chronic hepatitis C.

Grigorescu M; Romanian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Stanciu C, Oproiu A, Pascu O, Acalovschi M, Trifan A, Sporea I, Gheorghe L, Gheorghe C, Voiculescu M, Disculescu M, Caruntu F, Cercel AS, Voinea F, Tanasescu C, Olteanu D, Voiosu R, Andronescu D, Victor S, Cijevschi C, Stan M, Vasile L, Balan G, Fierbinteanu-Braticevici C, Bursuc C, Stanescu C, Popovici L, Miutescu E, Brisc C, Lenghel A, Porumb V, Curescu M, Ciurea T, Rogoveanu I, Petrescu F,Gheorghitoiu I, Popescu M, Diaconescu I, Sbarcea V, Neviser Z, Rugina S, Carteleanu D, Bengus F, Calota A, Nicolae T, Ionita-Radu F,Georgescu D, Coltan G, Hara L, Chira C, Badescu F, Calistru P, Alexandru A, Milicescu M, Bojinca M, Ioan A, Arbanas T, Haidar A, Stefan I,Stefan D, Vasile M, Dobru D, Coman F, Tanasa M, Cipaian C, Otelea D.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2009 Mar;18(1):45-50

 

Relative performances of FibroTest, Fibroscan, and biopsy for the assessment of the stage of liver fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C: a step toward the truth in the absence of a gold standard.

Poynard T, de Ledinghen V, Zarski JP, Stanciu C, Munteanu M, Vergniol J, France J, Trifan A, Le Naour G, Vaillant JC, Ratziu V, Charlotte F; Fibrosis-TAGS group:  Poynard T, Charlotte F, Capron F, Le Nahour G, Vaillant JC, Hannoun L, Eyraud D, Vesinet C, Ratziu V, Benhamou Y, Thabut D, Moussalli J,Lebray P, Rudler M, de Ledhingen V, Vergniol J, Zarski JP, France J, Zarski JP, Sturm N, Guechot J, Lasnier E, Vaubourdolle M, Paris A,Asselah T, de Ledinghen V, Poujol-Robert A, Ziegler F, Bourliere M, Voitot H, Larrey D, Rosenthal-Allieri MA, Hubert IF, Bailly F, Stanciu C,Curescu M, Sporea I, Deleanu A, Luca V, Grigorescu M, Voinea F, Ciurea T, Caruntu F, Cercel AS, Diculescu M, Gheorghe LS, Munteanu M,Ngo Y, Drane F, Deckmyn O, Castille JM.

J Hepatol. 2012 Mar;56(3):541-8 doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2011.08.007.

 

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Ultrasound examination of the normal pancreas

Șirli R, Sporea I

Med Ultrason 2010: 12(1): 62-65

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The role of contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in the assessment of liver nodules in patients with cirrhosis

Danila M, Sporea I, Șirli R, Popescu A, Sendroiu M, Martie A

Med Ultrason 2010: 12(2): 145-149

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Spleen assessment by Acoustic radiation Force Impulse Elastography (ARFI) for prediction of liver cirrhosis and portal hypertension

Bota S, Sporea I, Șirli R, Popescu A, Danila M, Sendroiu M, Focsa M

Med Ultrason 2010; 12 (3): 213-215

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Contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in the evaluation of liver metastases

Danila M, Popescu A, Șirli R, Sporea I, Martie A, Sendroiu M

Med Ultrason 2010; 12 (3): 233-237

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Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound in focal liver lesions –  a cost efficiency study

Şirli R, Sporea I, Martie A, Popescu A, Dănilă M

Med Ultrason 2010, 12 (4), 280-285

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Ultrasound examination of normal gall bladder and biliary system

Popescu A, Sporea I

Med Ultrason 2010, 12 (2), 150-152

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The mean values of liver stiffness assessed by Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse elastography in normal subjects.

Popescu A, Sporea I, Șirli R, Bota S, Focsa M, Danila M, Nicolita D, Martie A, Sendroiu M, Juchis A.

Med Ultrason. 2011 Mar;13(1):33-7

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Contrast enhanced ultrasound for the diagnosis of liver hemangiomas in clinical practice.

Șirli R, Sporea I, Popescu A, Dănilă M, Martie A, Bota S, Jurchis A, Sendroiu M.

Med Ultrason. 2011 Jun;13(2):95-101

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The value of contrast enhanced ultrasound in the evaluation of the nature of portal vein thrombosis.

Dănilă M, Sporea I, Popescu A, Șirli R, Sendroiu M.

Med Ultrason. 2011 Jun;13(2):102-7

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Contrast enhanced ultrasound for the characterization of hepatocellular carcinoma.

Martie A, Sporea I, Popescu A, Șirli R, Dănilă M, Serban C, Ardelean M, Bota S, Sendroiu M, Chisevescu D.

Med Ultrason. 2011 Jun;13(2):108-13

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Factors that influence the correlation of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI), elastography with liver fibrosis.

Bota S, Sporea I, Șirli R, Popescu A, Danila M, Sendroiu M.

Med Ultrason. 2011 Jun;13(2):135-40

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The influence of liver residual mass on the values of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography (ARFI) in cirrhotic patients.

Bota S, Sporea I, Șirli R, Popescu A, Dănilă M, Sendroiu M.

Med Ultrason. 2011 Sep;13(3):195-9

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Contrast-enhanced ultrasound for the evaluation of focal liver lesions – a multicenter trial in Romania.

Sandulescu L, Badea R, Sporea I, Popescu A, Socaciu M, Saftoiu A.

Med Ultrason. 2011;13(3):258-9

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Quiz. Cystic tumor of the Liver.

Șirli R, Sporea I, Jurchis A.

Med Ultrason. 2012 Mar;14(1):78-9

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Answer QUIZ vol. 14, no.1. Cystic tumor of the liver.

Șirli R, Sporea I, Jurchis A.

Med Ultrason. 2012 Jun;14(2):169-70

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Liver elastography for the diagnosis of portal hypertension in patients with liver cirrhosis.

Șirli R, Sporea I, Bota S, Ratiu I.

Med Ultrason. 2012 Sep;14(3):225-30

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The Contribution of Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound for the characterization of benign liver lesions in clinical practice – a monocentric experience.

Martie A, Bota S, Sporea I, Șirli R, Popescu A, Danila M.

Med Ultrason. 2012 Dec;14(4):283-7

Chronic hepatitis B treatment initiation and modification patterns in five European countries: a 2-year longitudinal, non-interventional study.

Marcellin P, Arama V, Leblebicioglu H, Zarski JP, Zeuzem S, Mauss S, Sieklucki J, Acalovschi M, Usluer G, Klauck I, Morais E, Bjork S, Lescrauwaet B, Kamar D, Simon K; AI463-121 European Longitudinal Chronic Hepatitis B Study Group.

Antivir Ther. 2014;19(3):235-43. doi: 10.3851/IMP2573.

 

Predictors associated with treatment initiation and switch in a real-world chronic hepatitis B population from five European countries.

Leblebicioglu H, Arama V, Causse X, Marcellin P, Ozaras R, Postawa-Klozinska B, Simon K, Suceveanu AI, Wiese M, Zeuzem S, Klauck I, Morais E, Bjork S, Lescrauwaet B, Kamar D, Zarski JP; AI463-121 European Longitudinal Chronic Hepatitis B Study Group.

J Viral Hepat. 2014;21(9):662-70 doi: 10.1111/jvh.12202.

 

Factors associated with the impossibility to obtain reliable liver stiffness measurements by means of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) elastography–analysis of a cohort of 1,031 subjects.

Bota S, Sporea I, Sirli R, Popescu A, Danila M, Jurchis A, Gradinaru-Tascau O.

Eur J Radiol. 2014 Feb;83(2):268-72. 

 

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a frequent condition in type 2 diabetic patients.

Sima A, Timar R, Vlad A, Timar B, Rosu M, Dan I, Sirli R, Popescu A, Sporea I.

Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2014 Jun;126(11-12):335-40. 

 

Comparison between the M and XL probes for liver fibrosis assessment by transient elastography.

Şirli R, Sporea I, Deleanu A, Culcea L, Szilaski M, Popescu A, Dănilă M.

Med Ultrason. 2014 Jun;16(2):119-22.

 

Ultrasound screening for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with advanced liver fibrosis. An overview.

Dănilă M, Sporea I.

Med Ultrason. 2014 Jun;16(2):139-44

 

Factors that influence kidney shear wave speed assessed by acoustic radiation force impulse elastography in patients without kidney pathology.

Bota S, Bob F, Sporea I, Şirli R, Popescu A.

Ultrasound Med Biol. 2015 Jan;41(1):1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2014.07.023

 

Contrast enhanced ultrasound in the pathology of the pancreas – a monocentric experience.

Ardelean M, Şirli R, Sporea I, Bota S, Martie A, Popescu A, Dănila M, Timar B, Buzas R, Lighezan D.

Med Ultrason. 2014 Dec;16(4):325-31

 

The use of mebeverine in irritable bowel syndrome. A Position paper of the Romanian Society of Neurogastroenterology based on evidence.

Dumitrascu DL, Chira A, Bataga S, Diculescu M, Drug V, Gheorghe C, Goldis A, Nedelcu L, Porr PJ,Sporea I; Romanian Society of Neurogastroenterology.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2014 Dec;23(4):431-5. 

 

The value of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the characterization of vascular pattern of solid pancreatic lesions.

Ardelean M, Sirli R, Sporea I, Bota S, Danila M, Popescu A, Timar B, Buzas R, Mazilu O, Ardelean O, Lighezan D.

Med Ultrason. 2015 Mar;17(1):16-21

 

Relationship between the estimated glomerular filtration rate and kidney shear wave speed values assessed by acoustic radiation force impulse elastography: a pilot study.

Bob F, Bota S, Sporea I, Sirli R, Popescu A, Schiller A.

J Ultrasound Med. 2015 Apr;34(4):649-54 doi: 10.7863/ultra.34.4.649

 

WFUMB guidelines and recommendations for clinical use of ultrasound elastography: Part 2: breast.

Barr RG, Nakashima K, Amy D, Cosgrove D, Farrokh A, Schafer F, Bamber JC, Castera L, Choi BI, Chou YH, Dietrich CF, Ding H, Ferraioli G, Filice C, Friedrich-Rust M, Hall TJ, Nightingale KR, Palmeri ML, Shiina T, Suzuki S, Sporea I, Wilson S, Kudo M.

Ultrasound Med Biol. 2015 May;41(5):1148-60. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2015.03.008

 

WFUMB guidelines and recommendations for clinical use of ultrasound elastography: Part 3: liver.

Ferraioli G, Filice C, Castera L, Choi BI, Sporea I, Wilson SR, Cosgrove D, Dietrich CF, Amy D, Bamber JC, Barr R, Chou YH, Ding H, Farrokh A, Friedrich-Rust M, Hall TJ, Nakashima K, Nightingale KR, Palmeri ML, Schafer F, Shiina T, Suzuki S, Kudo M.

Ultrasound Med Biol. 2015 May;41(5):1161-79 DOI: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2015.03.007

 

WFUMB guidelines and recommendations for clinical use of ultrasound elastography: Part 1: basic principles and terminology.

Shiina T, Nightingale KR, Palmeri ML, Hall TJ, Bamber JC, Barr RG, Castera L, Choi BI, Chou YH, Cosgrove D, Dietrich CF, Ding H, Amy D, Farrokh A, Ferraioli G, Filice C, Friedrich-Rust M, Nakashima K, Schafer F, Sporea I, Suzuki S, Wilson S, Kudo M.

Ultrasound Med Biol. 2015 May;41(5):1126-47  doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2015.03.009.

 

Real-time shear wave elastography may predict autoimmune thyroid disease.

Vlad M, Golu I, Bota S, Vlad A, Timar B, Timar R, Sporea I.

Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2015 May;127(9-10):330-6 doi: 10.1007/s00508-015-0754-2.

 

How useful are ARFI elastography cut-off values proposed by meta-analysis for predicting the significant fibrosis and compensated liver cirrhosis?

Bota S, Sporea I, Sirli R, Popescu A, Gradinaru-Tascau O.

Med Ultrason. 2015 Jun;17(2):200-5 doi: 10.11152/mu.2013.2066.172.arfi.

 

Ultrasound-based elastography for the diagnosis of portal hypertension in cirrhotics.

Şirli R, Sporea I, Popescu A, Dănilă M.

World J Gastroenterol. 2015 Nov 7;21(41):11542-51 doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i41.11542.

 

Contrast enhanced ultrasound for the diagnosis of liver hemangiomas – results of a Romanian multicentre study.

Sirli R, Sporea I, Săndulescu DL, Popescu A, Dănilă M, Săftoiu A, Spârchez Z, Badea R.

Med Ultrason. 2015 Dec;17(4):444-50 DOI: 10.11152/mu.2013.2066.174.csu

 

Does Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound improve the management of liver abscesses? A single centre experience.

Popescu A, Sporea I, Sirli R, Dănilă M, Mare R, Grădinaru Tascau O, Moga T.

Med Ultrason. 2015 Dec;17(4):451-5. 

 

EFSUMB Guidelines on Interventional Ultrasound (INVUS), Part II.

Sidhu PS, Brabrand K, Cantisani V, Correas JM, Cui XW, D’Onofrio M, Essig M, Freeman S, Gilja OH, Gritzmann N, Havre RF, Ignee A, Jenssen C, Kabaalioğlu A, Lorentzen T, Mohaupt M, Nicolau C, Nolsøe CP, Nürnberg D, Radzina M, Saftoiu A, Serra C, Spârchez Z, Sporea I, Dietrich CF.

Ultraschall Med. 2015 Dec;36(6):566-580 DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1554036

 

EFSUMB Guidelines on Interventional Ultrasound (INVUS), Part II.

Sidhu PS, Brabrand K, Cantisani V, Correas JM, Cui XW, D’Onofrio M, Essig M, Freeman S, Gilja OH, Gritzmann N, Havre RF, Ignee A, Jenssen C, Kabaalioğlu A, Lorentzen T, Mohaupt M, Nicolau C, Nolsøe CP, Nürnberg D, Radzina M, Saftoiu A, Serra C, Spârchez Z, Sporea I, Dietrich CF.

Ultraschall Med. 2015 Dec;36(6):E15-E35

 

Hepatitis Delta Virus Infection in Romania: Prevalence and Risk Factors.

Gheorghe L, Csiki IE, Iacob S, Gheorghe C, Trifan A, Grigorescu M, Motoc A, Suceveanu A, Curescu M, Caruntu F, Sporea I, Brisc C, Rogoveanu I, Cerban R, Tugui L, Alexandrescu A.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2015 Dec;24(4):413-21 doi: 10.15403/jgld.2014.1121.244.dtv.

 

Impact of Safety-Related Dose Reductions or Discontinuations on Sustained Virologic Response in HCV-Infected Patients: Results from the GUARD-C Cohort.

Foster GR, Coppola C, Derbala M, Ferenci P, Orlandini A, Reddy KR, Tallarico L, Shiffman ML, Ahlers S, Bakalos G, Hassanein T; GUARD-C Study Group.

PLoS One. 2016 Mar 28;11(3):e0151703 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151703. eCollection 2016.

 

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound of histologically proven hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma.

Dong Y, Wang WP, Cantisani V, D’Onofrio M, Ignee A, Mulazzani L, Saftoiu A, Sparchez Z, Sporea I, Dietrich CF.

World J Gastroenterol. 2016 May 21;22(19):4741-9 doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i19.4741.

 

Comparison of three ultrasound based elastographic techniques in children and adolescents with chronic diffuse liver diseases.

Belei O, Sporea I, Gradinaru-Tascau O, Olariu L, Popescu A, Simedrea I, Marginean O.

Med Ultrason. 2016 Jun;18(2):145-50 doi: 10.11152/mu.2013.2066.182.bet.

 

 

Portal vein thrombosis in liver cirrhosis – the added value of contrast enhanced ultrasonography.

Danila M, Sporea I, Popescu A, Șirli R.

Med Ultrason. 2016 Jun;18(2):218-33 DOI: 10.11152/mu.2013.2066.182.pvt

 

Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) versus TDF/emtricitabine (FTC) in lamivudine-resistant hepatitis B: a 5-year randomized study.

Fung S, Kwan P, Fabri M, Horban A, Pelemis M, Hann HW, Gurel S, Caruntu FA, Flaherty JF, Massetto B, Kim K, Kitrinos KM, Mani Subramanian G, McHutchison JG, Yee LJ, Elkhashab M, Berg T, Sporea I, Yurdaydin C, Husa P, Jablkowsk MS, Gane E.

J Hepatol. 2016 Aug 18. pii: S0168-8278(16)30440-8 doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2016.08.008

 

EFSUMB Recommendations and Guidelines for Gastrointestinal Ultrasound – Part 1: Examination Techniques and Normal Findings (Short version).

Nylund K, Maconi G, Hollerweger A, Ripolles T, Pallotta N, Higginson A, Serra C, Dietrich CF, Sporea I, Saftoiu A, Dirks K, Hausken T, Calabrese E, Romanini L, Maaser C, Nuernberg D, Gilja OH.

Ultraschall Med. 2017: 38 (3): 273-284 doi: 10.1055/s-0042-115410.

 

EFSUMB Recommendations and Guidelines for Gastrointestinal Ultrasound – Part 1: Examination Techniques and Normal Findings (Long version).

Nylund K, Maconi G, Hollerweger A, Ripolles T, Pallotta N, Higginson A, Serra C, Dietrich CF, Sporea I, Saftoiu A, Dirks K, Hausken T, Calabrese E, Romanini L, Maaser C, Nuernberg D, Gilja OH.

Ultraschall Med. 2017: 38 (3):E1-E15 doi: 10.1055/s-0042-115853

 

Evaluation of normal and pathological Achilles tendon by real-time shear wave elastography.

Petrescu PH, Izvernariu DA, Iancu C, Dinu GO, Crişan D, Popescu SA, Şirli RL, Nistor BM, RăuŢia IC, Lăzureanu DC, Dema S, Prejbeanu IR, Sporea I.

Rom J Morphol Embryol. 2016;57(2 Suppl):785-790

 

Contrast enhanced ultrasound features of hepatic cystadenoma and hepatic cystadenocarcinoma.

Dong Y, Wang WP, Mao F, Fan M, Ignee A, Serra C, Sparchez Z, Sporea I, Braden B, Dietrich CF.

Scand J Gastroenterol. 2017 Mar;52(3):365-372. doi: 10.1080/00365521.2016.1259652.

 

Mucosal Protective Compounds in the Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. A Position Paper Based on Evidence of the Romanian Society of Neurogastroenterology.

Surdea-Blaga T, Băncilă I, Dobru D, Drug V, Frățilă O, Goldiș A, Grad SM, Mureșan C, Nedelcu L, Porr PJ, Sporea I, Dumitrascu DL.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2016 Dec;25(4):537-546. doi: 10.15403/jgld.2014.1121.254.dea.

 

Shear wave elastography of the liver – review on normal values.

Dong Y, Sirli R, Ferraioli G, Sporea I, Chiorean L, Cui X, Fan M, Wang WP, Gilja OH, Sidhu PS, Dietrich CF.

Z Gastroenterol. 2017 Feb;55(2):153-166. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-117226.

 

The value of ElastPQ for the evaluation of liver stiffness in patients with B and C chronic hepatopathies.

Mare R, Sporea I, Lupuşoru R, Şirli R, Popescu A, Danila M, Pienar C.

Ultrasonics. 2017 Feb 9;77:144-151. doi: 10.1016/j.ultras.2017.02.00

 

2D-Shear Wave Elastography in the Evaluation of Parathyroid Lesions in Patients with Hyperparathyroidism

Golu, I; Sporea, I; Moleriu, L; Tudor, A ; Cornianu, M ; Vlad, A; Timar, R; Balas, M ; Amzar, D; Vlad, M

International Journal of Endocrinology. Volume 2017, Article ID 9092120, 6 pages

https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/9092120

 

Is Contrast Enhanced Ultrasonography a useful tool in a beginner’s hand? How much can a Computer Assisted Diagnosis prototype help in characterizing the malignancy of focal liver lesions?

Moga, TV; Popescu, A; Sporea, I; Danila, M; David, C; Gui, V; Iacob, N; Miclaus, G ; Sirli, R

Med Ultrason. 2017: 19(3):252-258 DOI: 10.11152/mu-936

 

Non-invasive diagnosis of portal hypertension in cirrhosis using ultrasound based elastography

By:Grgurevic, I; Bokun, T; Bozin, T; Matic, V; Haberle, S ; Sporea, I

Med Ultrason. 2017: 19(3):310-317 doi: 10.11152/mu-1019.

 

Position Paper on Treatment of Hepatitis C in Romania, 2017. Part One

Gheorghe, L ; Sporea, I  ; Iacob, S ; Sirli, R ; Trifan, A; Dobru, D; Diculescu, MI; Stanciu, C; Pascu, O  ; Acalovschi, M; Brisc, C; Cijevschi, C ; Gheorghe, C ; Sparchez, Z; Rogoveanu, I ; Dumitrascu, D

JOURNAL OF GASTROINTESTINAL AND LIVER DISEASES 2017: 26(2):171-181 DOI: 10.15403/jgld.2014.1121.262.rom

 

EFSUMB Guidelines and Recommendations on the Clinical Use of Liver Ultrasound Elastography, Update 2017 (Short Version)

Dietrich, CF ; Bamber, J ; Berzigotti, A ; Bota, S ; Cantisani, V; Castera, L ; Cosgrove, D ; Ferraioli, G ; Friedrich-Rust, M; Gilja, OH ; Goertz, RS ; Karlas, T ; de Knegt, R ; de Ledinghen, V ; Piscaglia, F ; Procopet, B ; Saftoiu, A; Sidhu, PS ; Sporea, I; Thiele, M

ULTRASCHALL IN DER MEDIZIN 2017: 38(4): 377-394 doi: 10.1055/s-0043-103955.

 

EFSUMB Guidelines and Recommendations on the Clinical Use of Liver Ultrasound Elastography, Update 2017 (Long Version)

Dietrich, CF ; Bamber, J ; Berzigotti, A ; Bota, S ; Cantisani, V; Castera, L ; Cosgrove, D ; Ferraioli, G ; Friedrich-Rust, M; Gilja, OH ; Goertz, RS ; Karlas, T ; de Knegt, R ; de Ledinghen, V ; Piscaglia, F ; Procopet, B ; Saftoiu, A; Sidhu, PS ; Sporea, I; Thiele, M

ULTRASCHALL IN DER MEDIZIN 2017: 38(4): E16-E47 doi: 10.1055/a-0641-0076.

 

ULTRASOUND-BASED SHEAR WAVE ELASTOGRAPHY IN THE ASSESSMENT OF PATIENTS WITH DIABETIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Bob, F ; Grosu, I ; Sporea, I; Bota, S ; Popescu, A; Sima, A ; Sirli, R ; Petrica, L ; Timar, R ; Schiller, A ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY 2017: 43(10): 2159-2166 doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2017.04.019.

 

New Epidemiologic Data Regarding Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Romania

Manuc, M ; Preda, CM; Popescu, CP; Baicus, C (; Voiosu, T; Pop, CS; Gheorghe, L ; Sporea, I; Trifan, A; Tantau, M; Tantau, A; Ceausu, E; Proca, D ; Constantinescu, I  ; Ruta, SM ; Fulger, LE; Diculescu, M; Oproiu, A

JOURNAL OF GASTROINTESTINAL AND LIVER DISEASES 2017: 26(4):381-386 doi: 10.15403/jgld.2014.1121.264.cvr

 

Efficacy and safety of paritaprevir/ritonavir, ombitasvir, and dasabuvir with ribavirin for the treatment of HCV genotype 1b compensated cirrhosis in patients aged 70 years or older

Trifan, A ; Stanciu, C; Gheorghe,L ; Iacob, S; Curescu, M ; Prelipcean, CC; Stefanescu, G; Girleanu, I ; Chiriac, S; Mihai, C; Brisc, C; Goldis, A; Sporea, I; Miftode, E; Bataga, S; Rogoveanu, I ; Preda, C; Caruntu, FA; Singeap, AM

MEDICINE 2017: 96(50) Article Number: e9271.DOI: 10.1097/MD.0000000000009271

 

Diagnostic Value of Real-Time Shear Wave Elastography in Diagnosing Thyroid Cancer

Oprea, MC ; Vlad, M; Golu, I ; Sporea, I ; Fulger, L

REVISTA DE CHIMIE 2017: 68(12): 2818-2822

 

Assessment of biopsy-proven liver fibrosis by two-dimensional shear wave elastography: An individual patient data-based meta-analysis

Herrmann, E ; de Ledinghen, V; Cassinotto, C; Chu, WCW; Leung, VYF ; Ferraioli, G; Filice, C; Castera, L; Vilgrain, V; Ronot, M; Dumortier, J; Guibal, A; Pol, S; Trebicka, J; Jansen, C; Strassburg, C; Zheng, RQ; Zheng, J; Francque, S; Vanwolleghem, T; Vonghia, L; Manesis, EK  ; Zoumpoulis, P; Sporea, I ; Thiele, M; Krag, A ; Cohen-Bacrie, C; Criton, A  ; Gay, J; Deffieux, T ; Friedrich-Rust, M HEPATOLOGY 2017: 67(1);260-272 doi: 10.1002/hep.29179

 

Is there a correlation between kidney shear wave velocity measured with VTQ and histological parameters in patients with chronic glomerulonephritis? A pilot study

Bob, F; Grosu, I ; Sporea, I ; Bota, S ; Popescu, A ; Sirli, R; Petrica, L ; Schiller, A

Med Ultrason. 2018: 20(1): 27-31

 

Bidirectional Relationship between Gastric Emptying and Plasma Glucose Control in Normoglycemic Individuals and Diabetic Patients

Mihai, BM; Mihai, C; Cijevschi-Prelipcean, C; Grigorescu, ED; Dranga, M; Drug, V; Sporea, I; Lacatusu, CM

JOURNAL OF DIABETES RESEARCH 2018: Article Number: 1736959: DOI: 10.1155/2018/1736959

 

ASSESSING LIVER STIFFNESS BY 2-D SHEAR WAVE ELASTOGRAPHY IN A HEALTHY COHORT

Bende, F; Mulabecirovic, A; Sporea, I; Popescu, A; Sirli, R; Gilja, OH; Vesterhus, M; Havre, RF ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY 2018: 44(2):332-341 doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2017.10.013

 

Real-Life Use of 3 Direct-Acting Antiviral Regimen in a Large Cohort of Patients with Genotype-1b HCV Compensated Cirrhosis.

Gheorghe L, Iacob S, Curescu M, Brisc C, Cijevschi C, Caruntu F, Stanciu C, Simionov I, Sporea I, Gheorghe C, Iacob R, Arama V, Sirli R, Trifan A.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2017 Sep;26(3):275-281 doi: 10.15403/jgld.2014.1121.263.iac.

 

Position Paper on Treatment of Hepatitis C in Romania 2017. Part Two.

Gheorghe L, Sporea I, Iacob S, Sirli R, Trifan A, Diculescu M, Stanciu C, Pascu O, Acalovschi M, Brisc C, Cijevschi C, Gheorghe C, Spârchez Z, Rogoveanu I, Dobru D, Dumitrascu DL.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2017 Sep;26(3):309-317 doi: 10.15403/jgld.2014.1121.263.rom

 

Risk of hepatitis B virus reactivation in hepatitis B virus + hepatitis C virus-co-infected patients with compensated liver cirrhosis treated with ombitasvir, paritaprevir/r + dasabuvir + ribavirin.

Preda CM, Popescu CP, Baicus C, Constantinescu I, Oproiu A, Voiosu T, Diculescu M, Negreanu L, Gheorghe L, Sporea I, Trifan A, Ceausu E, Proca D, Manuc M.

J Viral Hepat. 2018 Jul;25(7):834-841 doi: 10.1111/jvh.12872.

 

EFSUMB Recommendations and Clinical Guidelines for Intestinal Ultrasound (GIUS) in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.

Maconi G, Nylund K, Ripolles T, Calabrese E, Dirks K, Dietrich CF, Hollerweger A, Sporea I, Saftoiu A, Maaser C, Hausken T, Higginson AP, Nürnberg D, Pallotta N, Romanini L, Serra C, Gilja OH.

Ultraschall Med. 2018 Jun;39(3):304-317 doi: 10.1055/s-0043-125329

 

Correlation of Point Shear Wave Velocity and Kidney Function in Chronic Kidney Disease.

Grosu I, Bob F, Sporea I, Popescu A, Şirli R, Schiller A.

J Ultrasound Med. 2018 Nov;37(11):2613-2620. DOI: 10.1002/jum.14621

 

Adherence to quality criteria improves concordance between transient elastography and ElastPQ for liver stiffness assessment-A multicenter retrospective study.

Ferraioli G, De Silvestri A, Reiberger T, Taylor-Robinson SD, de Knegt RJ, Maiocchi L, Mare R, Bucsics T, Atzori S, Tinelli C, Sporea I.

Dig Liver Dis. 2018 Oct;50(10):1056-1061 doi: 10.1016/j.dld.2018.03.033

 

Intra- and Inter-Observer Reproducibility of a 2-D Shear Wave Elastography Technique and the Impact of Ultrasound Experience in Achieving Reliable Data.

Moga TV, Stepan AM, Pienar C, Bende F, Popescu A, Șirli R, Dănilă M, Sporea I.

Ultrasound Med Biol. 2018 Aug;44(8):1627-1637 doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2018.03.029

 

Is Kidney Stiffness Measured Using Elastography Influenced Mainly by Vascular Factors in Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease?

Bob F, Grosu I, Sporea I, Timar R, Lighezan D, Popescu A, Sirli R, Buzas R, Petrica L, Munteanu M, Schiller A.

Ultrason Imaging. 2018 Sep;40(5):300-309 doi: 10.1177/0161734618779789

 

Gastrointestinal endoscopy in patients on direct oral anticoagulants. A consensus paper of the Romanian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Farcas A, Bataga S, Cijevschi C, Diculescu M, Dobru D, Dumitru E, Goldis A, Nedelcu L, Popescu A, Sporea I, Trifan A, Valean S, Gheorghe C, Dumitrascu DL.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2018 Jun;27(2):179-187 doi: 10.15403/jgld.2014.1121.272.end.

 

Liver Ultrasound Elastography: An Update to the World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology Guidelines and Recommendations.

Ferraioli G, Wong VW, Castera L, Berzigotti A, Sporea I, Dietrich CF, Choi BI, Wilson SR, Kudo M, Barr RG.

Ultrasound Med Biol. 2018 Sep 9. pii: S0301-5629(18)30284-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2018.07.008

 

Current Knowledge in Ultrasound-Based Liver Elastography of Pediatric Patients

Dietrich, CF; Sirli, R; Ferraioli, G; Popescu, A; Sporea, I; Pienar, C; Kunze, C; Taut, H ; Schrading, S ; Bota, S ; Schreiber-Dietrich, D ; Yi, D

APPLIED SCIENCES-BASEL 2018; 8(6)Article Number: 944. DOI: 10.3390/app8060944

 

 

Diagnosis and Treatment of Colonic Diverticular Disease: Position Paper of the Romanian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Trifan A, Gheorghe C, Marica Sabo C, Diculescu M, Nedelcu L, Singeap AM, Sfarti C, Gheorghe L, Sporea I, Tanțău M, Scripcariu V, Goldiș A, Gheonea D, Manuc M, Stanciu C, Scarpignato C, Dumitrascu DD. J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2018 Dec;27(4):449-457 doi: 10.15403/jgld.2014.1121.274.rom.

 

 

Non-invasive assessment of liver steatosis and fibrosis using transient elastography and controlled attenuation parameter in type 2 diabetes patients.

Sima A, Sporea I, Timar R, Vlad M, Braha A, Popescu A, Nistorescu S, Mare R, Sirli R, Albai A, Albai O, Diaconu L, Sorescu  T, Popescu  S, Sima  L. Acta Endocrinologica Jul-Sep 2018, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p394-400.doi: 10.4183/aeb.2018.394

 

 

 

EFSUMB Position Paper: Recommendations for Gastrointestinal Ultrasound (GIUS) in Acute Appendicitis and Diverticulitis. Dirks K, Calabrese E, Dietrich CF, Gilja OH, Hausken T, Higginson A, Hollerweger A, Maconi G, Maaser C, Nuernberg D, Nylund K, Pallotta N, Ripolles T, Romanini L, Saftoiu A, Serra C, Wüstner M, Sporea. Ultraschall Med. 2019 Apr;40(2):163-175.doi: 10.1055/a-0824-6952

 

 

Two-Dimensional Shear-Wave Elastography for Kidney Stiffness Assessment.Grosu I, Bob F, Sporea I, Popescu A, Sirli R, Schiller A. Ultrasound Q. 2019 May 30. doi: 10.1097/RUQ.0000000000000461. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Comparative study between pSWE and 2D-SWE techniques integrated in the same ultrasound machine, with Transient Elastography as the reference method. Foncea CG, Popescu A, Lupusoru R, Fofiu R, Sirli R, Danila M, Sporea I. Med Ultrason. 2020 Mar 1;22(1):13-19. doi: 10.11152/mu-2179. ISSN: 2066-8643   

 

Comparative study between two 2D-Shear Waves Elastography techniques for the non-invasive assessment of liver fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Bâldea V, Bende F, Popescu A, Șirli R, Sporea I. Med Ultrason. 2021 Mar 1.Epub ahead of print doi: 10.11152/mu-2863. ISSN: 2066-8643

 

Spleen and Liver Stiffness for Predicting High-Risk Varices in Patients with Compensated Liver Cirrhosis. Fofiu R, Bende F, Popescu A, Şirli R, Lupușoru R, Ghiuchici AM, Sporea I. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2021 Jan;47(1):76-83. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2020.09.004. Epub 2020 Oct 14. ISSN 0301-5629 

 

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound algorithm (ACR CEUS LI-RADSv 2017)– a valuable tool for the noninvasive diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with chronic liver disease.  Ana Maria Ghiuchici, Mirela Dănilă, Alina Popescu, Roxana Șirli, Tudor Moga, Mădălina Topan, Felix Bende, Ioan Sporea. Medical Ultrasonography 2021,Vol. 23, no. 4, 383-389       10.11152/mu-2887/WOS:000726737600001 1844-4172      

 

Multiparametric Ultrasound Approach Using a Tree-Based Decision Classifier for Inconclusive Focal Liver Lesions Evaluated by Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound.Moga Tudor Voicu, David Ciprian, Popescu Alina, Lupusoru Raluca, Heredea Darius, Ghiuchici Ana Maria, Foncea Camelia, Burdan Adrian, Sirli Roxana, Danilă Mirela, Ratiu Iulia, Bizerea-Moga Teofana, Sporea Ioan. J Pers Med. 2021,11(12):1388            10.3390/jpm11121388/WOS:000737588900001. ISSN 2075-4426                         

 

The BISAP score, NLR, CRP, or BUN: Which marker best predicts the outcome of acute pancreatitis?. Dancu GM, Popescu A, Sirli R, Danila M, Bende F, Tarta C, Sporea I.Medicine (Baltimore) 2021, 100(51):e2812110.1097/MD.0000000000028121. ISSN 1536-5964;     

 

Diagnostic Performance of 2-D Shear-Wave Elastography with Propagation Maps and Attenuation Imaging in Patients with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Podrug K, Sporea I, Lupusoru R, Pastrovic F, Mustapic S, Bâldea V, Bozin T, Bokun T, Salkic N, Șirli R, Popescu A, Puljiz Z, Grgurevic I. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2021, 47(8):2128-2137/10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2021.03.025/WOS:000669809900012. ISSN 0301-5629           

 

Quantification of Liver Fibrosis, Steatosis, and Viscosity Using Multiparametric Ultrasound in Patients with Non-Alcoholic Liver Disease: A “Real-Life” Cohort Study. Popa A, Bende F, Șirli R, Popescu A, Bâldea V, Lupușoru R, Cotrău R, Fofiu R, Foncea C, Sporea I.Diagnostics (Basel) 2021,11(5):783        10.3390/diagnostics11050783 2075-4418

 

Assessing Baveno VI Criteria Using Liver Stiffness Measured with a 2D-Shear Wave Elastography Technique.  Fofiu R, Bende F, Popescu A, Șirli R, Miuţescu B, Sporea I.Diagnostics (Basel). 2021, 11(5):73710.3390/diagnostics11050737/WOS:000653805200001. ISSN 2075-4418

 

Controlled Attenuation Parameter for Quantification of Steatosis: Which Cut-Offs to Use? Sirli R, Sporea I.            Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2021, 26;2021:6662760.10.1155/2021/6662760. ISSN: 2291-2789

 

Spleen Stiffness for Predicting Varices Needing Treatment: Comparison between Two Different Elastography Techniques (Point vs. 2D-SWE). Fofiu R, Bende F, Lupusoru R, Sirli R, Popescu A, Sporea I . Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol.2021:6622726            10.1155/2021/6622726. ISSN :2291-2789

 

Ultrasound-Based Quantification of Fibrosis and Steatosis with a New Software Considering Transient Elastography as Reference in Patients with Chronic Liver Diseases. Popa A, Șirli R, Popescu A, Bâldea V, Lupușoru R, Bende F, Cotrău R, Sporea I.Ultrasound Med Biol.47(7):1692-1703        10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2021.02.029  0301-5629

 

Romanian Guidelines for Nonpharmacological Therapy of IBS. Dumitrascu DL, Baban A, Bancila I, Barboi O, Bataga S, Chira A, Chirila I, Cijevschi Prelipcean C, Ciobanu L, Cozma-Petrut A, David L, Diculescu M, Dobru D, Dimitriu A, Dumitru E, Fadgyas-Stanculete M, Gheorghe C, Gilca-Blanariu GE, Goldis A, Grad S, Macarie M, Marica-Sabo C, Miere D, Nedelcu L, Negovan A, Pojoga C, Pop AV, Popa SL, Porr PJ, Rusu F, Seicean A, Sporea I, Stroie T, Blaga-Surdea T, Tocia C, Trifan A, Brisc C, Drug V. J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2021 Jun 18;30(2):291-306. doi: 10.15403/jgld-3581.

 

Etrolizumab versus infliximab for the treatment of moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (GARDENIA): a randomised, double-blind, double-dummy, phase 3 study Danese S, Colombel JF, Lukas M, Gisbert JP, D’Haens G, Hayee B, Panaccione R, Kim HS, Reinisch W, Tyrrell H, Oh YS, Tole S, Chai A, Chamberlain-James K, Tang MT, Schreiber S; GARDENIA Study Group.. Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2022 Feb;7(2):118-127. doi: 10.1016/S2468-1253(21)00294-6. Epub 2021 Nov 17..

 

Is There a Place for Elastography in the Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma? Ghiuchici AM, Sporea I, Dănilă M, Șirli R, Moga T, Bende F, Popescu A. J Clin Med. 2021 Apr 15;10(8):1710. doi: 10.3390/jcm10081710. PMID: 33921086;

 

Opportunistic Colonoscopy Cancer Screening Pays off in Romania-A Single-Centre Study. Rațiu I, Lupușoru R, Vora P, Popescu A, Sporea I, Goldiș A, Dănilă M, Miuțescu B, Barbulescu A, Hnatiuc M, Diaconescu R, Tăban S, Lazar F, Șirli R.. Diagnostics (Basel). 2021 Dec 19;11(12):2393. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics11122393.

 

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

 

Extending and validating the Baveno VI criteria for the exclusion of high-risk varices.Barbulescu A, Ratiu I, Sporea I, Lungeanu D, Lupusoru R, Miutescu B, Danila M, Popescu A, Sirli R. Med Ultrason. 2021 Aug 11;23(3):265-270. doi: 10.11152/mu-2929.

 

Impact of Sarcopenia on Survival and Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Liver Cirrhosis Topan MM, Sporea I, Dănilă M, Popescu A, Ghiuchici AM, Lupuşoru R, Şirli R.. Front Nutr. 2021 Oct 21;8:766451. doi: 10.3389/fnut.2021.766451.

 

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound for the assessment of focal nodular hyperplasia – results of a multicentre study. Şirli R, Sporea I, Popescu A, Dănilă M, Săndulescu DL, Săftoiu A, Moga T, Spârchez Z, Cijevschi C, Mihai C, Ioanițescu S, Nedelcu D, Iacob N, Miclăuș G, Brisc C, Badea R.. Med Ultrason. 2021 May 20;23(2):140-146. doi: 10.11152/mu-2912..

 

Ultrasound-Guided Attenuation Parameter (UGAP) for the quantification of liver steatosis using the Controlled Attenuation Parameter (CAP) as the reference method. Bende F, Sporea I, Șirli R, Bâldea V, Lazăr A, Lupușoru R, Fofiu R, Popescu A. Med Ultrason. 2021 Feb 18;23(1):7-14. doi: 10.11152/mu-2688.

 

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Evaluate the Presence of Hepatic and Cardiac Abnormalities in Patients with Post-Acute COVID-19 Syndrome-A Pilot Study. Bende F, Tudoran C, Sporea I, Fofiu R, Bâldea V, Cotrău R, Popescu A, Sirli R, Ungureanu BS, Tudoran M. J Clin Med. 2021 Jun 6;10(11):2507. doi: 10.3390/jcm10112507.

 

Effectiveness of 8- and 12-Week Treatment with Ombitasvir/ Paritaprevir/Ritonavir and Dasabuvir in Treatment-Naïve HCV Patients in a Real-Life Setting in Romania: the AMETHYST Trifan A, Stanciu C, Iliescu L, Sporea I, Baroiu L, Diculescu M, Luca MC, Miftode E, Cijevschi C, Mihai C, Sparchez ZA, Pojoga C, Streinu-Cercel A, Gheorghe L. Study. J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2021 Mar 13;30(1):88-93. doi: 10.15403/jgld-3373

 

Significant Association Between Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction, Left Atrial Performance and Liver Stiffness in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Parvanescu T, Vitel A, Sporea I, Mare R, Buz B, Bordejevic DA, Tomescu MC, Arnautu SF, Morariu VI, Citu IM. Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes. 2021 Apr 9;14:1535-1545. doi: 10.2147/DMSO.S300450.

 

Day-4 Lille Score Is a Good Prognostic Factor and Early Predictor in Assessing Therapy Response in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis and Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis. Foncea CG, Sporea I, Lupușoru R, Moga TV, Bende F, Șirli R, Popescu A.. J Clin Med. 2021 May 27;10(11):2338. doi: 10.3390/jcm10112338.

 

Fibrosis Predictive Score in Caucasian Patients with Metabolic Syndrome. Mare R, Sporea I, Tomescu M, Pop GN, Vitel A, Popescu A, Nistorescu S, Sirli R. Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes. 2022 Jun 7;15:1703-1713. doi: 10.2147/DMSO.S358744.

 

Romanian Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of GERD-induced Respiratory Manifestations. Drug VL, Antoniu S, Oana BB, Arghir OC, Bancila I, Bataga S, Brisc C, Cijevschi-Prelipcean C, Ciocîrlan M, Ciortescu I, David L, Deleanu OC, Diculescu M, Dimitriu A, Dobru D, Dumitru E, Gheonea DI, Gheorghe C, Goldis A, Jinga M, Man M, Mateescu B, Manuc M, Mihai C, Mihaltan F, Mihaescu T, Nedelcu L, Negreanu L, Pop CM, Rajnoveanu R, Saftoiu A, Seicean A, Sporea I, Stanciu C, Surdea-Blaga T, Tantau M, Todea D, Trifan AV, Ulmeanu R, Iov DE, Dumitrascu DL.. J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2022 Mar 19;31(1):119-142. doi: 10.15403/jgld-4196.

 

The Non-Invasive Ultrasound-Based Assessment of Liver Viscosity in a Healthy Cohort. Popa A, Sporea I, Bende F, Popescu A, Fofiu R, Borlea A, Bâldea V, Pascu A, Foncea CG, Cotrău R, Șirli R. Diagnostics (Basel). 2022 Jun 13;12(6):1451. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics12061451.

 

Comparison of Different Nutritional Assessment Tools in Detecting Malnutrition and Sarcopenia among Cirrhotic Patients. Topan MM, Sporea I, Dănilă M, Popescu A, Ghiuchici AM, Lupușoru R, Șirli R. Diagnostics (Basel). 2022 Apr 3;12(4):893. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics12040893

 

Two-dimensional shear wave elastography predicts survival in advanced chronic liver disease. Trebicka J, Gu W, de Ledinghen V, Aubé C, Krag A, Praktiknjo M, Castera L, Dumortier J, Bauer DJM, Friedrich-Rust M, Pol S, Grgurevic I, Zheng R, Francque S, Gottfriedovà H, Mustapic S, Sporea I, Berzigotti A, Uschner FE, Simbrunner B, Ronot M, Cassinotto C, Kjaergaard M, Andrade F, Schulz M, Semmler G, Drinkovic IT, Chang J, Brol MJ, Rautou PE, Vanwolleghem T, Strassburg CP, Boursier J, Ferstl PG, Rasmussen DN, Reiberger T, Vilgrain V, Guibal A, Guillaud O, Zeuzem S, Vassord C, Lu X, Vonghia L, Senkerikova R, Popescu A, Margini C, Wang W, Thiele M, Jansen CGut. 2022 Feb;71(2):402-414. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2020-323419.

 

Diagnosis of malignant biliary obstruction: pondering over the ERCP, MRCP and histology. Rațiu I, Lupușoru R, Lungeanu D, Popescu A, Sporea I, Goldiș A, Dănilă M, Miuțescu B, Moga T, Barbulescu A, Tăban S, Dema A, Șirli R. J Int Med Res. 2022 Feb;50(2):3000605221076924. doi: 10.1177/03000605221076924.

 

Artificial Intelligence System for Predicting Prostate Cancer Lesions from Shear Wave Elastography Measurements. Secasan CC, Onchis D, Bardan R, Cumpanas A, Novacescu D, Botoca C, Dema A, Sporea I.. Curr Oncol. 2022 Jun 10;29(6):4212-4223. doi: 10.3390/curroncol29060336.

 

Usefulness of Imaging and Biological Tools for the Characterization of Portal Vein Thrombosis in Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Burciu C, Șirli R, Bende F, Fofiu R, Popescu A, Sporea I, Ghiuchici AM, Miuțescu B, Dănilă M. Diagnostics (Basel). 2022 May 5;12(5):1145. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics12051145.

 

 Point Shear Wave Elastography by ElastPQ for Fibrosis Screening in Patients with NAFLD: A Prospective, Multicenter Comparison to Vibration-Controlled Elastography Bauer DJ, Matic V, Mare R, Maiocchi L, Chromy D, Müllner-Bucsics T, Mandorfer M, Mustapic S, Sporea I, Ferraioli G, Grgurevic I, Reiberger T. Ultraschall Med. 2022 Feb 28. English. doi: 10.1055/a-1724-7289.

 

Assessment of Renal Allograft Stiffness and Viscosity Using 2D SWE PLUS and Vi PLUS Measures-A Pilot Study. Maralescu FM, Bende F, Sporea I, Popescu A, Șirli R, Schiller A, Petrica L, Moga TV, Mare R, Grosu I, Bob F. J Clin Med. 2022 Jul 27;11(15):4370. doi: 10.3390/jcm11154370.

 

Liver Steatosis: Better Predictor of CKD in MAFLD Than Liver Fibrosis as Determined by Transient Elastography With Controlled Attenuation Parameter. Marc L, Mihaescu A, Lupusoru R, Grosu I, Gadalean F, Bob F, Chisavu L, Olariu N, Tucicovschi V, Timar B, Sporea I, Timar R, Schiller A. Liver Steatosis: Better Predictor of CKD in MAFLD Than Liver Fibrosis as Determined by Transient Elastography With Controlled Attenuation Parameter. Front Med (Lausanne). 2022 Jan 13;8:788881. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2021.788881.

 

 

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