Neck

Stoian Dana, Borlea Andreea, Moisa Luca Luciana, Paul Corina. Multiparametric ultrasound based assessment of overt hypethyroid diffuse thyroid disease. Frontiers in Endocrinology. 2023. Vol 14 10.3389/fendo 2023.1300447 FI: 6.055

https://www.frontiersin.org/journals/endocrinology/articles/10.3389/fendo.2023.1300447/full

Stoian Dana, Andreea Borlea, Laura Taban, Felix Mihai Maralescu, Flaviu Bob, Oana Schiller, Adalbert Schiller, Octavian Neagoe. Frontiers in Endocrinology. Differentiating Thyroid Nodules and Parathyroid Lesions using 2D-Shear-Wave Elastography: A Novel Approach for Enhanced Diagnostic Accuracy. Frontiers in Endocrinology. 2023 vol 14 doi. 10.3389/fendo 2023.1231784 FI: 6.055

https://www.frontiersin.org/journals/endocrinology/articles/10.3389/fendo.2023.1231784/full

Roi  Cristina Mihaela, Borlea, Monica Simina Mihuta, Corina Paul, Dana Stoian. A Comparative Analysis of strain and 2D SWE Elastography in the diagnosis of autoimmune thyroiditis in pediatric patients. Biomedicines. 2023 11.1970. doi.org/10.3390/biomedicine11071970 FI: 4.757

https://www.mdpi.com/2227-9059/11/7/1970/

Stoian Dana, Borlea Andreea, Sporea Ioan, Popa Alezandru, Moisa Luca Luciana, Popescu Alina. Assessment of thyroid stiffness and viscosity in autoimmune thyroiditis using novel ultrasound-based technique. 2023. 11(3), 958. Doi.org/10.3390/biomedicines11030938. FI: 4.715.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36979917/

Mihuta Simina, Dana Stoian, Andreea Borlea, Cristina Mihaela Roi, Oana Alexandrea Velea Barta, Ioana Mozos, Corina Paul. Evaluating the arterial stiffness as a useful tool in the management of obese children. Children. 2023.10.183. doi.org/10.3390/children10020183. FI: 2.835

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36832311/

Borlea A, Sporea I, Popa A, Derban M, Taban L, Stoian D.  Strain Versus 2D Shear Wave elastography parameters – which score better in predicting thyroid cancer? Applied Science 2022. 12, 11147, doi.org/10.3390/app122111147. FI: 2,838

https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/12/21/11147/

Cristina Cepeha, Corina Paul, Andreea Borlea, Renata Bende, Monica Simina Mihuta, Dana Stoian. Is strain elastography useful in diagnosing chronic autoimmune thyroiditis in children? Applied Science. 2022. 12 8881. https//doi.org/10.3390/appl12178881 FI: 2.838

https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/12/17/8881/

Dana Stoian, Lucia Moisa Luciana, Laura Taban, Ioan Sporea, Alexandru Popa, Alina Popescu, Andreea Borlea. Qualtification of thyroid viscosity in heatly subjects using ultrasound shear wave dispersion (Viscosity PLUS). 2022. 12. 2194. https//doi.org/10.3390/diagnostics12092194 FI: 3.992

https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4418/12/9/2194

Daniela Amzar, Laura Cotoi, Ioan Sporea, Bogdan Timar, Oana Schiller, Adalbert Schiller, Andreea Borlea, Nicusor Gheorghe Pop, Dana Stoian. Shear wave elastography in patients with primary and secondary hyperparathyroidism. Journal of Clinical Medicine. 2021. 10. 390 doi: 10.3390/jcm10020390 FI: 4.964

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7916795/

Cristina Cepeha, Corina Paul, Andreea Borlea, Renata Fofiu, Florin Brcan, Cristina A Dehelean, Dana Stoian. Shear wave elastography – diagnostic value in children with chronic autoimmune thyroiditis. Diagnostics. 2021. 11:284 doi.10.3390/diagnostics 11020248 FI: 3.992

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33562689/

Cristina Cepeha, Corina Paul, Andreea Borlea, Florin Borcan. Renata Fofiu, Cristina Adriana Dehelean, Dana Stoian. The value of strain elastography in predicting autoimmune thyroiditis. 2020, 10 (11), 874. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics10110874 ISSN 2075-4418 FI: 3.992

https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4418/10/11/874

Andreea Borlea, Dana Stoian, Laura Cotoi, Ioan Sporea, Lazar Fulger, Ioana Mozos. Thyroid multimodal ultrasound evaluation – impact on presurgical diagnosis of intermediate cytology. Appl Sci. 2020, 10. doi: 3390/app10103439 ISSN 2076-3417 FI: 2.679

https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/10/10/3439

Laura Cotoi, Danilea Amzar, I Sporea, Andreea Borlea, Dan Navolan, Flore Varcus, Dana Stoian. Shear wave elastography versus strain elastography in diagnosing parathyroid adenomas. International Journal of Endocrinology. 2020.ID 3801902. Doi:10.1155/2020/3801902 ISSN 2314-6141 (Online) FI:3.257

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7103049/

Borlea, F Borcan, I Sporea, Cristina Adriana Dehelean, Romeo Negrea, Laura Cotoi, Dana Stoian. TI-RADS diagnostic performance: which algorithm is superior and how elastography and 4 D vascularity improve the malignancy risk assessment. Diagnostics. MDPI. 2020; 10.180: doi:10/390/diagnostics 040180 ISSN 2075-4418 FI:3.706

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7235757/

Dana Stoian, Viviana Ivan, Ioan Sporea, Varcus Florian, Ioana Mozos, Dan Navolan, Dragos Nemescu. Advanced ultrasound application – impact on presurgical risk stratification of the thyroid nodules. Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management. 2020;16:21-30, ISSN  1178-203X FI: 2.423

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6996024/

Laura Cotoi, Florin Borcan, Ioan Sporea, Oana Schiller, Adalbert Schiller, Cristina Dehelean, Gheorgher Nicusor Pop, Dana Stoian. Shear wave elastography in diagnosing secondary hyperparathyroidism. Diagnostics. 2019; 9:213; doi:10.3390/diagnostics ID 9040213 ISSN 2075-4418 FI:3.11

https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4418/9/4/213

Dana Stoian, Florin Borcan, Izabella Petre, Ioana Mozos, Flore Varcus, Viviana Ivan, Andreea Cioca, Adrian Apostol, Cristina Adriana Dehelean. Strain elastography as a valuable diagnostic tool in intermediate cytology (Bethesda III) thyroid nodules. Diagnostics. 2019; 9:119, doi:10.3390/diagnostics9030119 ISSN 2075-4418 FI:3.11

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6787586/

Breast

Eremici Ivana, Borlea Andreea, Dumitru Catalin, Stoian Dana. Breast Cancer risk factors amoung women with solid breast lessions. Cin Pract 2-24. 18(4):473-485 doi10.3390/clinpract14020036 FI: 2.3

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/38525715/

Ivana Eremici, Catalin Dumitru, Dan Navolan, Marius Craina, Viviana Ivan, Florin Borcan, Cristina Adriana Dehelean, Ioana Mozos, Dana Stoian, Diagnostic Value of Different Risk-Stratification Algorithms in Solid Breast Lesions Appl Sci. 2020, 10. doi: 6943, doi: 10.339/app1019643 ISSN 2076-3417 FI: 2.679

https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/10/19/6943

Vascular

Mihuta Simina, Corina Paul, Andreea Borlea, Cristina Mihaela Roi, Denisa Pescari, Oana Velea Barta, Ioana Mozos, Dana Stoian. Connections between serum Trimethylamine N-Oxide (TMAO), a gut-derived metabolite, and vascular biomarkers evaluating arterial stiffness and subclinical atherosclerosis in children with obesity. Frontiers in Endocrinology. Vol 14 doi. 103389/fendo 2023.1253584 FI: 6.055

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37850094

Mihuta Simina, Corina Paul, Andreea Borlea, Cristina Mihaela Roi, Oana Alexandra Velea Barta, Ioana Mozos. Stoian Dana. Unveiling the silent danger of childhood obesity – noninvasive biomarkers such as carotid intima media thickness, surrogate markers and blood pressure are useful in detecting early vascularization in obese children. 2023. 11(7) doi 10.3390 biomedicines FI: 4.757

https://www.mdpi.com/2227-9059/11/7/1841

Mihuta Simina, Dana Stoian, Andreea Borlea, Cristina Mihaela Roi, Oana Alexandrea Velea Barta, Ioana Mozos, Corina Paul. Evaluating the arterial stiffness as a useful tool in the management of obese children. 2023.10.183. doi.org/10.3390/children10020183. FI: 2.835. autor corespondenta

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36832311/

Monica Mihuta, Corina Paul, Andreea Borlea, Cristina Cepeha, Iulia Puiu Velea, Ioana Mozos, Dana Stoian. The oscilometric pulse wave analysis is useful in evaluating the arterial stiffness of obese children with relevant cardiometabolic risks. J Clin Med. 2022.11. 5078. http/doi.org/10.3390/jcm11175078 FI:4.964

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9457050/

Abdomen

Ferraioli G, Barr RG, Berzigotti A, Sporea I, Wong VW, Reiberger T, Karlas T, Thiele M, Cardoso AC, Ayonrinde OT, Castera L, Dietrich CF, Iijima H, Lee DH, Kemp W, Oliveira CP, Sarin SK. WFUMB Guidelines/Guidance on Liver Multiparametric Ultrasound. Part 2: Guidance on Liver Fat Quantification. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2024 Apr 23:S0301-5629(24)00143-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2024.03.014. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38658207.

https://portal.findresearcher.sdu.dk/en/publications/wfumb-guidelinesguidance-on-liver-multiparametric-ultrasound-part

Peltec A, Sporea I. Multiparametric ultrasound as a new concept of assessment of liver tissue damage. World J Gastroenterol. 2024 Mar 28;30(12):1663-1669. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v30.i12.1663. PMID: 38617743; PMCID: PMC11008374.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC11008374/

Dietrich CF, Sirli RL, Barth G, Blaivas M, Daum N, Dong Y, Essig M, Gschmack AM, Goudie A, Hofmann T, Hoffmann B, Jenssen C, Kallenbach M, Karlas T, Krutz A, Löwe A, Lucius C, Möller K, Neubauer R, Nurnberg D, Prats M, Prosch H, Recker F, Ruppert JP, Sänger SL, Wangenheim F, Weimer JM, Westerway SC, Zervides C. Student ultrasound education – current views and controversies. Ultraschall Med. 2024 Mar 14. doi: 10.1055/a-2265-1070. Online ahead of print. PMID: 38484782. WOS:001185095800001

https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/a-2265-1070

Moga T, Dancu GM, Cotrau R, Bende R, Popescu A, Danila M, Bizerea-Moga T, Bona A, Plopeanu A, Sporea I, Sirli R. Learning curves in abdominal ultrasound in medical students. Med Ultrason. 2024 Mar 27;26(1):21-25. doi: 10.11152/mu-4235. Online ahead of print. PMID: 38150697. IF= 1.75. ISSN: 2066-8643.

https://www.medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/4235

Bauer DJM, SilvestriI A, Mare R, Maiocchi L, Raimondi A, Semmler G, Mandorfer M, Sporea I, Ferraioli G, Reiberger T. Two-dimensional shear wave elastography (ElastQ) accurately rules out liver fibrosis and rules in advanced chronic liver disease across liver disease etiologies: a prospective multicenter study. Ultrasonography. 2023 Oct;42(4):544-554. doi: 10.14366/usg.23069. Epub 2023 Jun 7. PMID: 37644806; PMCID: PMC10555684.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC10555684/

Apostu A, Malita D, Arnautu SF, Tomescu MC, Gaiță D, Popescu A, Mare R, Gidea R, Arnautu DA. Significant Association between Subclinical Left Cardiac Dysfunction and Liver Stiffness in Metabolic Syndrome Patients with Diabetes Mellitus and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Medicina (Kaunas). 2023 Feb 9;59(2):328. doi: 10.3390/medicina59020328. PMID: 36837528; PMCID: PMC9961822.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36837528/

Topan MM, Sporea I, Dănilă M, Popescu A, Ghiuchici AM, Lupușoru R, Șirli R. Association between Dietary Habits and Sarcopenia in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis. J Clin Med. 2023 Jul 14;12(14):4693. doi: 10.3390/jcm12144693. PMID: 37510811 ISSN 2077-0383. IF 3.9, WOS:001036055300001

https://www.mdpi.com/2077-0383/12/14/4693

Lazar A, Sporea I, Lungeanu D, Mare R, Lupusoru R, Popescu A, Danila M, Deleanu A, Dan I, Lascau A, Popa A, Sirli R. The Prevalence of Liver Fibrosis Stages on More than 23,000 Liver Stiffness Measurements by Vibration-Controlled Transient Elastography: A Single Center Study. Diagnostics (Basel). 2023 Aug 30;13(17):2803. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics13172803. PMID: 37685341. IF= 3.992. ISSN: 2075-4418. WOS:001062332600001

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC10486787/

Maralescu FM, Vaduva A, Schiller A, Petrica L, Sporea I, Popescu A, Sirli R, Dema A, Bodea M, Grosu I, Bob F. Relationship between Novel Elastography Techniques and Renal Fibrosis-Preliminary Experience in Patients with Chronic Glomerulonephritis. Biomedicines. 2023 Jan 26;11(2):365. doi: 10.3390/biomedicines11020365. IF = 4.757. eISSN 2227-9059. WOS:000938370200001

https://www.mdpi.com/2227-9059/11/2/365

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. Point Shear Wave Elastography by ElastPQ for Fibrosis Screening in Patients with NAFLD: A Prospective, Multicenter Comparison to Vibration-Controlled Elastography. Ultraschall Med. 2023 Apr;44(2):169-178. doi: 10.1055/a-1724-7289. Epub 2022 Feb 28. PMID: 35226932; PMCID: PMC10063334.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35226932/

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. PMID: 35096879; PMCID: PMC8793847.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8793847/

Mare R, Sporea I. Gastrointestinal and Liver Complications in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus-A Review of the Literature. J Clin Med. 2022 Sep 4;11(17):5223. doi: 10.3390/jcm11175223. PMID: 36079153; PMCID: PMC9456591

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9456591/

Secasan CC, Onchis D, Bardan R, Cumpanas A, Novacescu D, Botoca C, Dema A, Sporea I. Artificial Intelligence System for Predicting Prostate Cancer Lesions from Shear Wave Elastography Measurements. Curr Oncol. 2022 Jun 10;29(6):4212-4223. doi: 10.3390/curroncol29060336. PMID: 35735445; PMCID: PMC9221963.

https://www.mdpi.com/1718-7729/29/6/336

Sporea I. Liver fat quantification. What is the purpose? Med Ultrason. 2022 Dec 21;24(4):391-392. doi: 10.11152/mu-4012. PMID: 36546432.

https://medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/4012

Wüstner M, Radzina M, Calliada F, Cantisani V, Havre RF, Jenderka KV, Kabaalioğlu A, Kocian M, Kollmann C, Künzel J, Lim A, Maconi G, Mitkov V, Popescu A, Saftoiu A, Sidhu PS, Jenssen C. Professional Standards in Medical Ultrasound – EFSUMB Position Paper (Short Version) – General Aspects. Ultraschall Med. 2022 Oct;43(5):456-463. English. doi: 10.1055/a-1854-2936. Epub 2022 Jul 18. PMID: 35850146

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35850146/

Wüstner M, Radzina M, Calliada F, Cantisani V, Havre RF, Jenderka KV, Kabaalioğlu A, Kocian M, Kollmann C, Künzel J, Lim A, Maconi G, Mitkov V, Popescu A, Saftoiu A, Sidhu PS, Jenssen C. Professional Standards in Medical Ultrasound – EFSUMB Position Paper (Long Version) – General Aspects. Ultraschall Med. 2022 Oct;43(5):e36-e48. English. doi: 10.1055/a-1857-4435. Epub 2022 Jul 18. PMID: 35850145

https://science.rsu.lv/en/publications/professional-standards-in-medical-ultrasound-efsumb-position-pape-2

Lupușoru R, Sporea I, Rațiu I, Lungeanu D, Popescu A, Dănilă M, Mare R, Marc L, Lascău A, Moga TV, Bende F, Ghiuchici AM, Șirli R. Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasonography with Arrival Time Parametric Imaging as a Non-Invasive Diagnostic Tool for Liver Cirrhosis. Diagnostics (Basel). 2022 Dec 1;12(12):3013. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics12123013. IF= 3.992. ISSN: 2075-4418. WOS:000900529400001

https://www.mdpi.com/journal/diagnostics

Foncea CG, Moga TV, Sporea I, Popa A, Sirli R, Bende F, Popescu A, Fofiu R. The role of elastography for liver fibrosis screening in alcoholic liver disease. Med Ultrason. 2022 Dec 21;24(4):406-413. doi: 10.11152/mu-3784. IF= 1.75. ISSN: 2066-8643. WOS:000925521200004

https://medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/3784

Lazar A, Sporea I, Popa A, Lupusoru R, Gherhardt D, Mare R, Apostu A, Hnatiuc M, Șirli R. Dynamic Changes in Liver Stiffness in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B Undergoing Antiviral Therapy. Diagnostics (Basel). 2022 Oct 31;12(11):2646. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics12112646. IF= 3.992. ISSN: 2075-4418. WOS:000895190400001

https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4418/12/11/2646

Maralescu FM, Bende F, Sporea I, Popescu A, Sirli R, Schiller A, Petrica L, Miutescu B, Borlea A, Popa A, Bodea M, Bob F. Non-Invasive Evaluation of Kidney Elasticity and Viscosity in a Healthy Cohort. Biomedicines. 2022 Nov 8;10(11):2859. doi: 10.3390/biomedicines10112859. IF=4.757 ISSN: 2227-9059. WOS:000894912600001

https://www.mdpi.com/2227-9059/10/11/2859

Maralescu FM, Bende F, Sporea I, Popescu A, Șirli R, Schiller A, Petrica L, Moga TV, Mare R, Grosu I, Bob F. Assessment of Renal Allograft Stiffness and Viscosity Using 2D SWE PLUS and Vi PLUS Measures-A Pilot Study. J Clin Med. 2022 Jul 27;11(15):4370. doi: 10.3390/jcm11154370. IF= 4.964. ISSN 2077-0383. WOS:000838833500001

https://www.mdpi.com/2077-0383/11/15/4370

Popa A, Sporea I, Bende F, Popescu A, Fofiu R, Borlea A, Bâldea V, Pascu A, Foncea CG, Cotrău R, Șirli R. The Non-Invasive Ultrasound-Based Assessment of Liver Viscosity in a Healthy Cohort. Diagnostics (Basel). 2022 Jun 13;12(6):1451. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics12061451. IF= 3.992. ISSN: 2075-4418. WOS:000816521100001

https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4418/12/6/1451 

Mare R, Sporea I, Tomescu M, Pop GN, Vitel A, Popescu A, Nistorescu S, Sirli R. Fibrosis Predictive Score in Caucasian Patients with Metabolic Syndrome. Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes. 2022 Jun 7;15:1703-1713. doi: 10.2147/DMSO.S358744. eCollection 2022. IF = 3.249. ISSN: 1178-7007. WOS:000811517200001

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9188395/

Burciu C, Șirli R, Bende F, Fofiu R, Popescu A, Sporea I, Ghiuchici AM, Miuțescu B, Dănilă M. Usefulness of Imaging and Biological Tools for the Characterization of Portal Vein Thrombosis in Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Diagnostics (Basel). 2022 May 5;12(5):1145. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics12051145. IF= 3.992. ISSN: 2075-4418 (coresp). WOS:000804871900001

https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4418/12/5/1145

Maconi G, Hausken T, Dietrich CF, Pallotta N, Sporea I, Nurnberg D, Dirks K, Romanini L, Serra C, Braden B, Sparchez Z, Gilja OH. Gastrointestinal Ultrasound in Functional Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract – EFSUMB Consensus Statement. Ultrasound Int Open. 2021 Apr;7(1):E14-E24. doi: 10.1055/a-1474-8013. Epub 2021 May 28. PMID: 34104853; PMCID: PMC8163523.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34104853/

Sporea I. To screen or not to screen for NAFLD? Med Ultrason. 2021 May 20;23(2):133-134. doi: 10.11152/mu-3251. PMID: 34015069.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34015069/

Moga TV, David C, Popescu A, Lupusoru R, Heredea D, Ghiuchici AM, Foncea C, Burdan A, Sirli R, Danilă M, Ratiu I, Bizerea-Moga T, Sporea I. Multiparametric Ultrasound Approach Using a Tree-Based Decision Classifier for Inconclusive Focal Liver Lesions Evaluated by Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound. J Pers Med. 2021 Dec 20;11(12):1388. doi: 10.3390/jpm11121388.. IF = 3.508. ISSN: 2075-4426. WOS:000737588900001

https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4426/11/12/1388

Bende F, Tudoran C, Sporea I, Fofiu R, Bâldea V, Cotrău R, Popescu A, Sirli R, Ungureanu BS, Tudoran M. A Multidisciplinary Approach to Evaluate the Presence of Hepatic and Cardiac Abnormalities in Patients with Post-Acute COVID-19 Syndrome-A Pilot Study. J Clin Med. 2021 Jun 6;10(11):2507. doi: 10.3390/jcm10112507. IF= 4.964. ISSN 2077-0383. WOS:000660234000001

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34204032/

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. Diagnostic Performance of 2-D Shear-Wave Elastography with Propagation Maps and Attenuation Imaging in Patients with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2021 Aug;47(8):2128-2137 doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2021.03.025. IF= 3.694. ISSN 0301-5629. WOS:000669809900012

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0301562921001460

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. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound for the assessment of focal nodular hyperplasia – results of a multicentre study. Med Ultrason 2021. May 20;23(2):140-146. E-pub 2021 Apr 22. doi: 10.11152/mu-2912. Online ahead of print. IF= 1.75. ISSN: 2066-8643 WOS:000672718900002

https://www.medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/2912

Popa A, Bende F, Șirli R, Popescu A, Bâldea V, Lupușoru R, Cotrău R, Fofiu R, Foncea C, Sporea I. Quantification of Liver Fibrosis, Steatosis, and Viscosity Using Multiparametric Ultrasound in Patients with Non-Alcoholic Liver Disease: A “Real-Life” Cohort Study. Diagnostics (Basel). 2021 Apr 26;11(5):783. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics11050783. IF= 3.992. ISSN: 2075-4418. WOS:000653812100001

https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4418/11/5/783

Ghiuchici AM, Sporea I, Dănilă M, Șirli R, Moga T, Bende F, Popescu A. Is There a Place for Elastography in the Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma? J Clin Med. 2021 Apr 15;10(8):1710. doi: 10.3390/jcm10081710. IF= 4.964. ISSN 2077-0383. WOS:000644463700001

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33921086/

Fofiu R, Bende F, Popescu A, Șirli R, Miuţescu B, Sporea I. Assessing Baveno VI Criteria Using Liver Stiffness Measured with a 2D-Shear Wave Elastography Technique. Diagnostics (Basel). 2021 Apr 21;11(5):737. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics11050737. IF= 3.992. ISSN: 2075-4418. WOS:000653805200001

https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4418/11/5/737

Fofiu R, Bende F, Popescu A, Şirli R, Lupușoru R, Ghiuchici AM, Sporea I. Spleen and Liver Stiffness for Predicting High-Risk Varices in Patients with Compensated Liver Cirrhosis. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2021 Jan 47 (1): 76-83. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2020.09.004. IF= 3.694. ISSN 0301-5629. WOS:000600581200010

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33067019/

Sirli R, Sporea I. Controlled Attenuation Parameter for Quantification of Steatosis: Which Cut-Offs to Use?. Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2021 Mar 26;2021:6662760. doi: 10.1155/2021/6662760. eCollection 2021. IF= 2.605. ISSN: 2291-2789 (Print), ISSN: 2291-2797 (Online) WOS:000637410600001

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33834008/

Fofiu R, Bende F, Lupusoru R, Sirli R, Popescu A, Sporea I. Spleen Stiffness for Predicting Varices Needing Treatment: Comparison between Two Different Elastography Techniques (Point vs. 2D-SWE). Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2021 Mar 28;2021: 6622726. DOI: 10.1155/2021/6622726. IF= 2.605. ISSN: 2291-2789 (Print), ISSN: 2291-2797 (Online) WOS:000637410500001

https://www.hindawi.com/journals/cjgh/2021/6622726/

Barbulescu A, Ratiu I, Sporea I, Lungeanu D, Lupusoru R, Miutescu B, Danila M, Popescu A, Sirli R. Extending and validating the Baveno VI criteria for the exclusion of high-risk varices. Med Ultrason. 2021 Aug 11;23(3):265-270. (E-pub Mar 3. doi: 10.11152/mu-2929. Online ahead of print). IF= 1.75. ISSN: 2066-8643. WOS:000684952900003

https://www.hindawi.com/journals/cjgh/2021/6622726/

Bâldea V, Bende F, Popescu A, Șirli R, Sporea I. 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. Med Ultrason. 2021 Aug 11;23(3):257-264. (E-pub Mar 1. doi: 10.11152/mu-2863. Online ahead of print). IF= 1.75. ISSN: 2066-8643. WOS:000684952900002

https://www.medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/2863

Ghiuchici AM, Dănilă M, Popescu A, Șirli R, Moga T, Topan M, Bende F, Sporea I. 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 Med Ultrason. 2021 Nov 25;23(4):383-389. doi: 10.11152/mu-2887. Online ahead of print. IF= 1.75. ISSN: 2066-8643. WOS:000726737600001

https://www.medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/2863

Popa A, Șirli R, Popescu A, Bâldea V, Lupușoru R, Bende F, Cotrău R, Sporea I. Ultrasound-Based Quantification of Fibrosis and Steatosis with a New Software Considering Transient Elastography as Reference in Patients with Chronic Liver Diseases. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2021 Jul;47(7):1692-1703. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2021.02.029. Epub 2021 Apr 6. IF= 3.694. ISSN 0301-5629. Online ahead of print. WOS:000656704200005

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33832824/

Bende F, Sporea I, Șirli R, Bâldea V, Lazăr A, Lupușoru R, Fofiu R, Popescu A. Ultrasound-Guided Attenuation Parameter (UGAP) for the quantification of liver steatosis using the Controlled Attenuation Parameter (CAP) as the reference method. Med Ultrason. 2021 Feb 18;23(1):7-14. (2020 Oct 8. doi: 10.11152/mu-2688. Online ahead of print). IF= 1.75. ISSN: 2066-8643. WOS:000620489200002

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33220028/

Bende F, Sporea I, Șirli R, Bâldea V, Lazăr A, Lupușoru R, Fofiu R, Popescu A. Ultrasound-Guided Attenuation Parameter (UGAP) for the quantification of liver steatosis using the Controlled Attenuation Parameter (CAP) as the reference method. Med Ultrason. 2021, Vol. 23, no. 1, 7-14. (2020 Oct 8. doi: 10.11152/mu-2688. Online ahead of print). IF= 1.553. ISSN: 2066-8643.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33220028/

Vitel A, Sporea I, Mare R, Banciu C, Bordejevic DA, Parvanescu T, Citu IM, Tomescu MC. 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. Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes. 2020 Oct 15;13:3749-3759. doi: 10.2147/DMSO.S268916. PMID: 33116724; PMCID: PMC7574909.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7574909/

Dietrich CF, Nolsøe CP, Barr RG, Berzigotti A, Burns PN, Cantisani V, Chammas MC, Chaubal N, Choi BI, Clevert DA, Cui X, Dong Y, D’Onofrio M, Fowlkes JB, Gilja OH, Huang P, Ignee A, Jenssen C, Kono Y, Kudo M, Lassau N, Lee WJ, Lee JY, Liang P, Lim A, Lyshchik A, Meloni MF, Correas JM, Minami Y, Moriyasu F, Nicolau C, Piscaglia F, Saftoiu A, Sidhu PS, Sporea I, Torzilli G, Xie X, Zheng R. 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. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2020 Oct;46(10):2579-2604. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2020.04.030. Epub 2020 Jul 24. PMID: 32713788.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32713788/

Dietrich CF, Nolsøe CP, Barr RG, Berzigotti A, Burns PN, Cantisani V, Chammas MC, Chaubal N, Choi BI, Clevert DA, Cui X, Dong Y, D’Onofrio M, Fowlkes JB, Gilja OH, Huang P, Ignee A, Jenssen C, Kono Y, Kudo M, Lassau N, Lee WJ, Lee JY, Liang P, Lim A, Lyshchik A, Meloni MF, Correas JM, Minami Y, Moriyasu F, Nicolau C, Piscaglia F, Saftoiu A, Sidhu PS, Sporea I, Torzilli G, Xie X, Zheng R. 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. Ultraschall Med. 2020 Oct;41(5):562-585. English. doi: 10.1055/a-1177-0530. Epub 2020 Jul 24. PMID: 32707595.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32713788/

Dietrich CF, Hollerweger A, Dirks K, Higginson A, Serra C, Calabrese E, Dong Y, Hausken T, Maconi G, Mihmanli I, Nürnberg D, Nylund K, Pallotta N, Ripollés T, Romanini L, Săftoiu A, Sporea I, Wüstner M, Maaser C, Gilja OH. EFSUMB Gastrointestinal Ultrasound (GIUS) Task Force Group: Celiac sprue and other rare gastrointestinal diseases ultrasound features. Med Ultrason. 2019 Aug 31;21(3):299-315. doi: 10.11152/mu-2162. PMID: 31476211.

https://medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/2162

Sporea I. US4all (Ultrasound for all). Med Ultrason. 2019 Aug 31;21(3):215-216. doi: 10.11152/mu-2178. PMID: 31476198.

 https://medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/2178

Săftoiu A, Gilja OH, Sidhu PS, Dietrich CF, Cantisani V, Amy D, Bachmann-Nielsen M, Bob F, Bojunga J, Brock M, Calliada F, Clevert DA, Correas JM, D’Onofrio M, Ewertsen C, Farrokh A, Fodor D, Fusaroli P, Havre RF, Hocke M, Ignee A, Jenssen C, Klauser AS, Kollmann C, Radzina M, Ramnarine KV, Sconfienza LM, Solomon C, Sporea I, Ștefănescu H, Tanter M, Vilmann P. The EFSUMB Guidelines and Recommendations for the Clinical Practice of Elastography in Non-Hepatic Applications: Update 2018. Ultraschall Med. 2019 Aug;40(4):425-453. English. doi: 10.1055/a-0838-9937. Epub 2019 Jun 25. PMID: 31238377.

https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/a-0838-9937

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 I. EFSUMB Position Paper: Recommendations for Gastrointestinal Ultrasound (GIUS) in Acute Appendicitis and Diverticulitis. Ultraschall Med. 2019 Apr;40(2):163-175. English. doi: 10.1055/a-0824-6952. Epub 2019 Jan 7. PMID: 30616263.

https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/a-0824-6952

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 C. Two-dimensional shear wave elastography predicts survival in advanced chronic liver disease. Gut. 2021 Jan 21:gutjnl-2020-323419. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2020-323419. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33479052. IF= 23.059, ISSN Print 0017-5749, Online 1468-3288

 https://falkfoundation.org/en/fgr/detail/two-dimensional-shear-wave-elastography-predicts-survival-in-advanced-chronic-liver-disease/

https://europepmc.org/article/pmc/pmc8761995

Prosch H, Radzina M, Dietrich CF, Nielsen MB, Baumann S, Ewertsen C, Jenssen C, Kabaalioğlu A, Kosiak W, Kratzer W, Lim A, Popescu A, Mitkov V, Schiavone C, Wohlin M, Wüstner M, Cantisani V. Ultrasound Curricula of Student Education in Europe: Summary of the Experience. Ultrasound Int Open. 2020 Jun;6(1):E25-E33. doi: 10.1055/a-1183-3009. Epub 2020 Aug 31. PMID: 32885138; PMCID: PMC7458842

https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/a-1183-3009

Bende F, Sporea I, Şirli R, Nistorescu S, Fofiu R, Bâldea V, Popescu A. The Performance of a 2-Dimensional Shear-Wave Elastography Technique for Predicting Different Stages of Liver Fibrosis Using Transient Elastography as the Control Method. Ultrasound Q. 2020 Oct 29. doi: 10.1097/RUQ.0000000000000527. IF= 0.737. ISSN: 0894-8771

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33136935/

Bâldea V, Sporea I, Lupușoru R, Bende F, Mare R, Popescu A, Șirli R. 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. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2020 Nov;46(11):2979-2988 doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2020.07.015. IF= 2.514. ISSN 0301-5629.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32807571/

Moga TV, Sporea I, Lupușoru R, Popescu A, Popa A, Bota S, Șirli R, Danilă M, Schlesinger A, Tzschätzsch H. Performance of a Noninvasive Time-Harmonic Elastography Technique for Liver Fibrosis Evaluation Using Vibration Controlled Transient Elastography as Reference Method. Diagnostics (Basel). 2020 Aug 31;10(9):E653. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics10090653. IF= 3.110. ISSN: 2075-4418

https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4418/10/9/653

Sirli R, Sporea I. Education in Ultrasonography – when to start and when to stop. Med Ultrason. 2020 Sep 5;22(3):263-264. doi: 10.11152/mu-2796. IF= 1.553. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32898201/

Sporea I, Mare R, Popescu A, Nistorescu S, Baldea V, Sirli R, Braha A, Sima A, Timar R, Lupusoru R. 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. J Clin Med. 2020 Apr 6;9(4). pii: E1032. doi: 10.3390/jcm9041032. IF= 3.303. ISSN: ISSN 2077-0383

https://www.mdpi.com/2077-0383/9/4/1032

Danila M, Sirli R, Popescu A, Iacob N, Ghiuchici AM. A rare cause of biliary obstruction – intraductal neuroendocrine tumor of the right hepatic biliary duct: a case report. Med Ultrason. 2020 Apr 28. doi: 10.11152/mu-2503. Online ahead of print. IF= 1.553. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://www.medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/2503

Bâldea V, Sporea I, Tudor A, Popescu A, Bende F, Șirli R. 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. J Gastrointestin Liver Dis, 2020 June; 29 (2): 181-190. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15403/jgld-2256. IF 2.351. ISSN: 1841-8724.

https://www.jgld.ro/jgld/index.php/jgld/article/view/1463

Sporea I, Bâldea V, Lupușoru R, Bende F, Mare R, Lazăr A, Popescu A, Șirli R. Quantification of Steatosis and Fibrosis using a new system implemented in an ultrasound machine. Med Ultrason. 2020 Sep 5;22(3):265-271. doi: 10.11152/mu-2495. Online ahead of print. IF= 1.553. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/2495

Sporea I, Bende F, Popescu A, Lupusoru R, Fofiu R, Sirli R. Are there different cut-off values for staging liver fibrosis using 2D-SWE implemented on different systems from the same manufacturer?. Med Ultrason. 2020 Mar 1;22(1):7-12. doi: 10.11152/mu-2225. IF= 1.553. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://www.medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/2225/0

Foncea CG, Popescu A, Lupusoru R, Fofiu R, Sirli R, Danila M, Sporea I. Comparative study between pSWE and 2D-SWE techniques integrated in the same ultrasound machine, with Transient Elastography as the reference method. Med Ultrason. 2020 Mar 1;22(1):13-19. doi: 10.11152/mu-2179. IF= 1.553. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://www.medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/2179

Ferraioli G, Wong VW, Castera L, Berzigotti A, Sporea I, Dietrich CF, Choi BI, Wilson SR, Kudo M, Barr RG. Liver Ultrasound Elastography: An Update to the World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology Guidelines and Recommendations. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2018 Dec;44(12):2419-2440. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2018.07.008. Epub 2018 Sep 9. PMID: 30209008.

https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0301-5629(18)30284-9

Bazerbachi F, Haffar S, Wang Z, Cabezas J, Arias-Loste MT, Crespo J, Darwish-Murad S, Ikram MA, Olynyk JK, Gan E, Petta S, Berzuini A, Prati D, de Lédinghen V, Wong VW, Del Poggio P, Chávez-Tapia NC, Chen YP, Cheng PN, Yuen MF, Das K, Chowdhury A, Caballeria L, Fabrellas N, Ginès P, Kumar M, Sarin SK, Conti F, Andreone P, Sirli R, Cortez-Pinto H, Carvalhana S, Sugihara T, Kim SU, Parikh P, Chayama K, Corpechot C, Kim KM, Papatheodoridis G, Alsebaey A, Kamath PS, Murad MH, Watt KD. Range of Normal Liver Stiffness and Factors Associated With Increased Stiffness Measurements in Apparently Healthy Individuals. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Jan;17(1):54-64.e1. IF= 8.549. ISSN: 1542-3565

https://www.cghjournal.org/article/S1542-3565(18)30948-0/fulltext

Grosu I, Bob F, Sporea I, Popescu A, Sirli R, Schiller A. Two-Dimensional Shear-Wave Elastography for Kidney Stiffness Assessment. Ultrasound Q. 2019 May 30. doi: 10.1097/RUQ.0000000000000461. IF= 0.737. ISSN: 0894-8771

https://journals.lww.com/ultrasound-quarterly/abstract/2021/06000/two_dimensional_shear_wave_elastography_for_kidney.11.aspx

Sporea I, Săndulescu D, Şirli R, Popescu A, Danilă M, Spârchez Z, Mihai C, Ioanițescu S, Moga T, Timar B, Brisc C, Nedelcu D, Săftoiu A, Enăchescu V, Badea R. Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound for the Characterization of Malignant versus Benign Focal Liver Lesions in a Prospective Multicenter Experience – The SRUMB Study. J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2019 Jun 1;28:191-196. doi: 10.15403/jgld-180. ISSN: 1841-8724. IF 2.351

https://www.jgld.ro/jgld/index.php/jgld/article/view/180

Dietrich CF, Ferraioli G, Sirli R, Popescu A, Sporea I, Pienar C, Kunze C, Taut H, Schrading S, Bota S, Schreiber-Dietrich D, Fang C, Yi D. General advice in ultrasound based elastography of pediatric patients. Med Ultrason. 2019 Aug 31;21(3):315-326. doi: 10.11152/mu-2063. IF= 1.553. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://www.medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/2063

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. EFSUMB Guidelines and Recommendations on the Clinical Use of Liver Ultrasound Elastography, Update 2017 (Long Version). Ultraschall Med. 2017 Aug;38(4):e48. English. doi: 10.1055/a-0641-0076. Epub 2018 Sep 3. Erratum for: Ultraschall Med. 2017 Aug;38(4):e16-e47. PMID: 30176678.

https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/s-0043-103952

Sporea I. Clinical elastography. Med Ultrason. 2018 Aug 30;20(3):263-264. doi: 10.11152/mu-1693. PMID: 30167576.

https://spiral.imperial.ac.uk/handle/10044/1/59093

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. EFSUMB Recommendations and Clinical Guidelines for Intestinal Ultrasound (GIUS) in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Ultraschall Med. 2018 Jun;39(3):304-317. English. doi: 10.1055/s-0043-125329. Epub 2018 Mar 22. PMID: 29566419.

https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/s-0043-125329

Dietrich CF, Averkiou M, Nielsen MB, Barr RG, Burns PN, Calliada F, Cantisani V, Choi B, Chammas MC, Clevert DA, Claudon M, Correas JM, Cui XW, Cosgrove D, D’Onofrio M, Dong Y, Eisenbrey J, Fontanilla T, Gilja OH, Ignee A, Jenssen C, Kono Y, Kudo M, Lassau N, Lyshchik A, Franca Meloni M, Moriyasu F, Nolsøe C, Piscaglia F, Radzina M, Saftoiu A, Sidhu PS, Sporea I, Schreiber-Dietrich D, Sirlin CB, Stanczak M, Weskott HP, Wilson SR, Willmann JK, Kim TK, Jang HJ, Vezeridis A, Westerway S. How to perform Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS). Ultrasound Int Open. 2018 Jan;4(1):E2-E15. doi: 10.1055/s-0043-123931. Epub 2018 Feb 7. PMID: 29423461; PMCID: PMC5802984.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5802984/

Sporea I, Mare R, Lupusoru R, Popescu A, Danila M, Bende F, Sirli R. Comparative study between four ultrasound Shear Waves Elastographic methods for liver fibrosis assessment. Med Ultrason. 2018 Aug 30;20(3):265-271. IF= 1.626. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/1487

Bob F, Grosu I, Sporea I, Timar R, Lighezan D, Popescu A, Sirli R, Buzas R, Petrica L, Munteanu M, Schiller A. Is Kidney Stiffness Measured Using Elastography Influenced Mainly by Vascular Factors in Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease?  Ultrason Imaging. 2018 Sep;40(5):300-309.IF= 2.3. ISSN:0161-7346

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0161734618779789

Moga TV, Stepan AM, Pienar C, Bende F, Popescu A, Șirli R, Dănilă M, Sporea I. Intra- and Inter-Observer Reproducibility of a 2-D Shear Wave Elastography Technique and the Impact of Ultrasound Experience in Achieving Reliable Data. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2018 Aug;44(8):1627-1637. IF= 2.645. ISSN 0301-5629.

https://www.umbjournal.org/article/S0301-5629(18)30138-8/abstract

Grosu I, Bob F, Sporea I, Popescu A, Şirli R, Schiller A. Correlation of Point Shear Wave Velocity and Kidney Function in Chronic Kidney Disease. J Ultrasound Med. 2018 Nov;37(11):2613-2620. IF= 1.53 ISSN: 0278-4297

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jum.14621

Bob F, Grosu I, Sporea I, Bota S, Popescu A, Sirli R, Petrica L, Schiller A. Is there a correlation between kidney shear wave velocity measured with VTQ and histological parameters in patients with chronic glomerulonephritis? A pilot study. Med Ultrason. 2018 Feb 4;1(1):27-31. IF= 1.626. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://www.medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/1117

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. Current knowledge in ultrasound-based liver elastography of pediatric patients. Applied Sciences (Basel). 2018 Jun 7;8(6). 944. IF=2.217 ISSN 2076-3417.

https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/8/6/944

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. Non-invasive assessment of liver steatosis and fibrosis using transient elastography and controlled attenuation parameter in type 2 diabetes patients. Acta Endocrinologica Jul-Sep 2018, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p394-400 IF=0.411 ISSN‎: ‎1841-0987

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6525774/

Bende F, Mulabecirovic A, Sporea I, Popescu A, Sirli R, Gilja OH, Vesterhus M, Havre RF. Assessing Liver Stiffness by 2-D Shear Wave Elastography in a Healthy Cohort. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2018 Feb;44(2):332-341. IF= 2.645 ISSN 0301-5629

https://www.umbjournal.org/article/S0301-5629(17)32411-0/abstract

Grgurevic I, Bokun T, Bozin T, Matic V, Haberle S, Sporea I. Non-invasive diagnosis of portal hypertension in cirrhosis using ultrasound based elastography. Med Ultrason. 2017 May 3;19(3):310-317. doi: 10.11152/mu-1019. PMID: 28845498.

https://www.medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/1019

Sporea I. Ultrasound and liver elastography – tools for detection and quantification of severity in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) in general population. Med Ultrason. 2017 Aug 23;19(3):247-249. doi: 10.11152/mu-1149. PMID: 28845487.

https://www.medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/1149

Sporea I. The Future of Liver Elastography in the Field of Hepatology. Ultrasound Int Open. 2017 Apr;3(2):E50-E51. doi: 10.1055/s-0043-106178. Epub 2017 Jun 7. PMID: 28603783; PMCID: PMC5464094.

https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/s-0043-106178

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. EFSUMB Guidelines and Recommendations on the Clinical Use of Liver Ultrasound Elastography, Update 2017 (Long Version). Ultraschall Med. 2017 Aug;38(4):e16-e47. English. doi: 10.1055/s-0043-103952. Epub 2017 Apr 13. Erratum in: Ultraschall Med. 2017 Aug;38(4):e48. PMID: 28407655.

https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/s-0043-103952

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. EFSUMB Guidelines and Recommendations on the Clinical Use of Liver Ultrasound Elastography, Update 2017 (Short Version). Ultraschall Med. 2017 Aug;38(4):377-394. English. doi: 10.1055/s-0043-103955. Epub 2017 Apr 13. PMID: 28407654.

https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/s-0043-103952

Herrmann E, de Lédinghen V, Cassinotto C, Chu WC, Leung VY, Ferraioli G, Filice C, Castera L, Vilgrain V, Ronot M, Dumortier J, Guibal A, Pol S, Trebicka J, Jansen C, Strassburg C, Zheng R, 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. Assessment of biopsy-proven liver fibrosis by two-dimensional shear wave elastography: An individual patient data-based meta-analysis. Hepatology. 2018 Jan;67(1):260-272. doi: 10.1002/hep.29179. Epub 2017 Nov 15. PMID: 28370257; PMCID: PMC5765493.

https://journals.lww.com/hep/fulltext/2018/01000/assessment_of_biopsy_proven_liver_fibrosis_by.26.aspx

Sporea I. The new EFSUMB Guidelines on Liver Elastography 2017: why and for whom? Med Ultrason. 2017 Jan 31;19(1):5-6. doi: 10.11152/mu-979. PMID: 28180190.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28180190/

Dong Y, Wang WP, Mao F, Fan M, Ignee A, Serra C, Sparchez Z, Sporea I, Braden B, Dietrich CF. Contrast enhanced ultrasound features of hepatic cystadenoma and hepatic cystadenocarcinoma. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2017 Mar;52(3):365-372. doi: 10.1080/00365521.2016.1259652. Epub 2016 Nov 25. PMID: 27887203.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00365521.2016.1259652

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. EFSUMB Recommendations and Guidelines for Gastrointestinal Ultrasound. Ultraschall Med. 2017 Jun;38(3):e1-e15. English. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-115853. Epub 2016 Sep 7. PMID: 27604052.

https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/s-0042-115853

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. EFSUMB Recommendations and Guidelines for Gastrointestinal Ultrasound. Ultraschall Med. 2017 Jun;38(3):273-284. English. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-115410. Epub 2016 Sep 7. PMID: 27604051

https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/s-0042-115853

Sporea I, Badea R, Brisc C, Ioanițescu S, Moga T, Popescu A, Săftoiu A, Săndulescu L, Spârchez Z, Șirli R. Romanian National Guidelines on Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound in clinical practice. Med Ultrason. 2017 Nov 29;19(4):401-415. doi: 10.11152/mu-1349. IF= 1.512 ISSN: 2066-8643

https://www.medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/1349

Dong Y, Sirli R, Ferraioli G, Sporea I, Chiorean L, Cui X, Fan M, Wang WP, Gilja OH, Sidhu PS, Dietrich CF. Shear wave elastography of the liver – review on normal values. Z Gastroenterol. 2017 Feb;55(2):153-166. IF= 1.612. ISSN:0044-2771

https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/s-0042-117226

Mare R, Sporea I, Lupuşoru R, Şirli R, Popescu A, Danila M, Pienar C. The value of ElastPQ for the evaluation of liver stiffness in patients with B and C chronic hepatopathies. Ultrasonics. 2017 Feb 9;77:144-151. IF= 2.377 ISSN: 0041-624X

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0041624X17301105?via%3Dihub

Bende F, Sporea I, Sirli R, Popescu A, Mare R, Miutescu B, Lupusoru R, Moga T, Pienar C.  Performance of 2D-SWE.GE for predicting different stages of liver fibrosis, using Transient Elastography as the reference method. Med Ultrason. 2017 Apr 22;19(2):143-149. IF=1.512. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://www.medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/910

Sporea I, Lupușoru R, Mare R, Popescu A, Gheorghe L, Iacob S, Șirli R.  Dynamics of liver stiffness values by means of transient elastography in patients with HCV liver cirrhosis undergoing interferon free treatment. J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2017 Jun;26(2):145-150. IF=1.964. ISSN: 1841-8724

https://www.jgld.ro/jgld/index.php/jgld/article/view/959

Moga T, Popescu A, Sporea I, Danila M, David C, Gui V, Iacob N, Miclaus G, Sirli  R.  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?  Med Ultrason 2017 Aug 23;19(3):252-258. IF= 1.512. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://www.medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/936

Bob F, Grosu I, Sporea I, Bota S, Popescu A, Sima A, Şirli R, Petrica L, Timar R, Schiller A.  Ultrasound-Based Shear Wave Elastography in the Assessment of Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2017 Oct;43(10):2159-2166. IF= 2.645 ISSN 0301-5629

https://www.umbjournal.org/article/S0301-5629(17)30184-9/abstract

Sporea I. Ultrasound: “one stop shop” in hepatology. Med Ultrason. 2016 Jun;18(2):143-4. doi: 10.11152/mu.2013.2066.182.isp. PMID: 27239645.

Ultrasound: “one stop shop” in hepatology | Sporea | Medical Ultrasonography (medultrason.ro)

Dong Y, Wang WP, Cantisani V, D’Onofrio M, Ignee A, Mulazzani L, Saftoiu A, Sparchez Z, Sporea I, Dietrich CF. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound of histologically proven hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma. World J Gastroenterol. 2016 May 21;22(19):4741-9. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i19.4741. PMID: 27217705; PMCID: PMC4870080.

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound of histologically proven hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (wjgnet.com)

Sporea I. Why isn’t Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound for Focal Liver Lesions used more in daily practice? Med Ultrason. 2016 Mar;18(1):5-6. doi: 10.11152/mu.2013.2066.181.isp. PMID: 26962546.

https://medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/94

Dong Y, Wang WP, Cantisani V, D’Onofrio M, Ignee A, Mulazzani L, Saftoiu A, Sparchez Z, Sporea I, Dietrich CF. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound of histologically proven hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma. World J Gastroenterol. 2016 May 21;22(19):4741-9. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i19.4741. PMID: 27217705; PMCID: PMC4870080.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4870080/

Belei O, Sporea I, Gradinaru-Tascau O, Olariu L, Popescu A, Simedrea I, Marginean O. Comparison of three ultrasound based elastographic techniques in children and adolescents with chronic diffuse liver diseases. Med Ultrason. 2016 Jun;18(2):145-50. doi: 10.11152/mu.2013.2066.182.bet. IF=1,118, ISSN: 2066-8643

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27239646/

Sporea I, Șirli R, Mare R, Popescu A, Ivașcu SC.  Feasibility of Transient Elastography with M and XL probes in real life. Med Ultrason. 2016 Mar;18(1):7-10. IF=1.118. ISSN: 2066-8643 –

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26962547/

Danila M, Sporea I, Popescu A, Șirli R.  Portal vein thrombosis in liver cirrhosis – the added value of contrast enhanced ultrasonography. Med Ultrason. 2016 Jun;18(2):218-33. IF=1.118. ISSN: 2066-8643.

https://medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/82

Sporea I, Mare R, Lupușoru R, Sima A, Sirli R, Popescu A, Timar R. Liver Stiffness Evaluation by Transient Elastography in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients with Ultrasound-proven Steatosis. J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2016 Jun;25(2):167-74. IF= 1.837. ISSN: 1841-8724.  

https://www.jgld.ro/jgld/index.php/jgld/article/view/1102

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. Evaluation of normal and pathological Achilles tendon by real-time shear wave elastography. Rom J Morphol Embryol. 2016;57(2 Suppl):785-790. IF=0.67. ISSN 1220-0522.

https://www.rjme.ro/RJME/resources/files/571216785790.pdf

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. EFSUMB Guidelines on Interventional Ultrasound (INVUS), Part II. Diagnostic Ultrasound-Guided Interventional Procedures (Long Version). Ultraschall Med. 2015 Dec;36(6):E15-35. doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1554036. Epub 2015 Dec 15. PMID: 26669871.

https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/s-0035-1554036

Sporea I. Liver elastography – where are we now? J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2015 Jun;24(2):147-8. doi: 10.15403/jgld.2014.1121.242.lelas. PMID: 26114171.

https://www.jgld.ro/jgld/index.php/jgld/article/view/1206

Sporea I. One or more elastographic methods for liver fibrosis assessment? Med Ultrason. 2015 Jun;17(2):137-8. doi: 10.11152/mu.2013.2066.172.isp1. PMID: 26052561.

https://medultrason.ro/one-or-more-elastographic-methods-for-liver-fibrosis-assessment/index.htm

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. WFUMB guidelines and recommendations for clinical use of ultrasound elastography: Part 1: basic principles and terminology. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2015 May;41(5):1126-47. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2015.03.009. Epub 2015 Mar 21. PMID: 25805059.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25795620/

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. WFUMB guidelines and recommendations for clinical use of ultrasound elastography: Part 3: liver. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2015 May;41(5):1161-79. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2015.03.007. Epub 2015 Mar 20. PMID: 25800942.

 https://shibaura.elsevierpure.com/en/publications/wfumb-guidelines-and-recommendations-for-clinical-use-of-ultrasou

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. WFUMB guidelines and recommendations for clinical use of ultrasound elastography: Part 2: breast. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2015 May;41(5):1148-60. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2015.03.008. Epub 2015 Mar 18. PMID: 25795620.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25795620/

Sporea I. Ultrasound for everyone – is it the right time? Med Ultrason. 2014 Mar;16(1):3-4. doi: 10.11152/mu.2014.2066.161.is1. PMID: 24567916.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24567916/

Bota S, Bob F, Sporea I, Şirli R, Popescu A. Factors that Influence Kidney Shear Wave Speed Assessed by Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography in Patients without Kidney Pathology. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2015 Jan;41(1):1-6. IF= 2.298 ISSN 0301-5629

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0301562914005183#!

Popescu A, Sporea I, Şirli R, Dănilă M, Mare R, Grădinaru Tascau O, Moga T. Does Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound improve the management of liver abscesses? A single centre experience. Med Ultrason. 2015 Dec;17(4):451-5. IF=1.167. ISSN: 2066-8643.

https://www.medultrason.ro/does-contrast-enhanced-ultrasound-improve-the-management-of-liver-abscesses-a-single-centre-experience/

Şirli R, Sporea I, Săndulescu DL, Popescu A, Dănilă M, Săftoiu A, Spârchez Z, Badea R.  Contrast enhanced ultrasound for the diagnosis of liver hemangiomas – results of a Romanian multicentre study. Med Ultrason. 2015 Dec;17(4):444-50. IF=1.167. ISSN: 2066-8643.

https://www.medultrason.ro/contrast-enhanced-ultrasound-for-the-diagnosis-of-liver-hemangiomas-results-of-a-romanian-multicentre-study/

Şirli R, Sporea I, Popescu A, Dănilă M. Ultrasound-based elastography for the diagnosis of portal hypertension in cirrhotics. World J Gastroenterol. 2015 Nov 7;21(41):11542-51.  IF=2.787. ISSN. 1007-9327.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4631959/

Bota S, Sporea I, Şirli R, Popescu A, Gradinaru-Tascau O.  How useful are ARFI elastography cut-off values proposed by meta-analysis for predicting the significant fibrosis and compensated liver cirrhosis? Med Ultrason. 2015 Jun;17(2):200-5. IF=1.167. ISSN: 2066-8643.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26052571/

Bob F, Bota S, Sporea I, Şirli R, Popescu A, Schiller A.  Relationship between the estimated glomerular filtration rate and kidney shear wave speed values assessed by acoustic radiation force impulse elastography: a pilot study. J Ultrasound Med. 2015 Apr;34(4):649-54. IF= 1.544 ISSN: 0278-4297.

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.7863/ultra.34.4.649

Ardelean M, Şirli R, Sporea I, Bota S, Danila M, Popescu A, Timar B, Buzas R, Mazilu O, Ardelean O, Lighezan D. The value of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the characterization of vascular pattern of solid pancreatic lesions. Med Ultrason. 2015 Mar;17(1):16-21. IF=1.167. ISSN: 2066-8643. – autor corespondent.

https://medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/569

Ardelean M, Şirli R, Sporea I, Bota S, Martie A, Popescu A, Danila M, Timar B, Buzas R, Lighezan D. Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound in the pathology of the pancreas – a monocentric experience. Med Ultrason. 2014 Dec;16(4):325-31. IF=1.108. ISSN: 2066-8643. – autor corespondent.

https://www.medultrason.ro/contrast-enhanced-ultrasound-in-the-pathology-of-the-pancreas-a-monocentric-experience/ 

Sporea I, Bota S, Gradinaru-Tascau O, Şirli R, Popescu A. Comparative study between two point Shear Wave Elastographic techniques: Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) elastography and ElastPQ. Med Ultrason. 2014 Dec;16(4):309-14.       IF=1.108. ISSN: 2066-8643.

https://www.medultrason.ro/comparative-study-between-two-point-shear-wave-elastographic-techniques-acoustic-radiation-force-impulse-arfi-elastography-and-elastpq/

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 national guidelines and practical recommendations on liver elastography. Romanian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. Med Ultrason. 2014 Jun;16(2):123-38. IF=1.108. ISSN: 2066-8643.     

https://www.medultrason.ro/romanian-national-guidelines-and-practical-recommendations-on-liver-elastography/

Şirli R, Sporea I, Deleanu A, Culcea L, Szilaski M, Popescu A, Dănilă M. Comparison between the M and XL probes for liver fibrosis assessment by transient elastography. Med Ultrason. 2014 Jun;16(2):119-22. IF=1.108. ISSN: 2066-8643.    https://www.medultrason.ro/comparison-between-the-m-and-xl-probes-for-liver-fibrosis-assessment-by-transient-elastography/

Sporea I, Martie A, Bota S, Şirli R, Popescu A, Dănila M. Characterization of focal liver lesions using contrast enhanced ultrasound as a first line method: a large monocentric experience. J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2014 Mar;23(1):57-63. IF= 2.202. ISSN: 1841-8724. – autor corespondent.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24689098/

Sporea I, Şirli R. Reply to letter to the editor Re: “Acoustic radiation force impulse and supersonic shear imaging versus transient elastography for liver fibrosis assessment”. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2014 Aug;40(8):1918-9. IF= 2.214 ISSN 0301-5629

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301562913007540#:~:text=Conclusions,rate%20of%20reliable%20LS%20measurements.

Sporea I, Şirli R. Is Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) ready for use in daily practice for evaluation of focal liver lesions? Med Ultrason. 2014 Mar;16(1):37-40. IF=1.108. ISSN: 2066-8643.

https://www.medultrason.ro/is-contrast-enhanced-ultrasound-ceus-ready-for-use-in-daily-practice-for-evaluation-of-focal-liver-lesions/

Sporea I, Badea R, Popescu A, Spârchez Z, Şirli 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.  Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) for the evaluation of focal liver lesions – a prospective multicenter study of its usefulness in clinical practice. Ultraschall Med. 2014 Jun;35(3):259-66. IF=4.924. ISSN: 0172-4614                      

https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/s-0033-1355728             

Sporea I, Bota S, Gradinaru-Taşcău O, Şirli R, Popescu A, Jurchiş A.  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? Eur J Radiol. 2014 Mar;83(3):e118-22.IF= 2.369 ISSN: 0720-048X     

https://www.ejradiology.com/article/S0720-048X(13)00654-2/abstract

Bota S, Sporea I, Şirli R, Popescu A, Danila M, Jurchis A, Gradinaru-Tascau O. 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. Eur J Radiol. 2014 Feb;83(2):268-72. IF= 2.369 ISSN: 0720-048X

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24360231/

Bob F, Bota S, Sporea I, Şirli R, Petrica L, Schiller A. 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. PLoS One. 2014 Nov 26;9(11):e113761. IF= 3.234, ISSN: 1932-6203                           

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0113761

Sima A, Timar R, Vlad A, Timar B, Rosu M, Dan I, Şirli R, Popescu A, Sporea I.  Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a frequent condition in type 2 diabetic patients. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2014 Jun;126(11-12):335-40. IF= 0.836. ISSN: 0043-5325

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00508-014-0530-8

Fierbinteanu Braticevici C, Sporea I, Panaitescu E, Tribus L. Value of acoustic radiation force impulse imaging elastography for non-invasive evaluation of patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2013 Nov;39(11):1942-50. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2013.04.019. Epub 2013 Aug 9. PMID: 23932277.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23932277/

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; EFSUMB. EFSUMB guidelines and recommendations on the clinical use of ultrasound elastography. Part 2: Clinical applications. Ultraschall Med. 2013 Jun;34(3):238-53. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1335375. Epub 2013 Apr 19. PMID: 23605169.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23605169/

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. EFSUMB guidelines and recommendations on the clinical use of ultrasound elastography. Part 1: Basic principles and technology. Ultraschall Med. 2013 Apr;34(2):169-84. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1335205. Epub 2013 Apr 4. PMID: 23558397.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23558397/

Bota S, Sporea I, Sirli R, Popescu A, Jurchis A. Factors which influence the accuracy of acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) elastography for the diagnosis of liver fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2013 Mar;39(3):407-12. IF= 2.099 ISSN 0301-5629

https://www.umbjournal.org/article/S0301-5629(12)00583-2/abstract

Popescu A, Bota S, Sporea I, Sirli R, Danila M, Racean S, Suseanu D, Gradinaru O, Ivascu Siegfried C. The influence of food intake on liver stiffness values assessed by acoustic radiation force impulse elastography-preliminary results. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2013 Apr;39(4):579-84. IF= 2.099 ISSN 0301-5629

https://www.umbjournal.org/article/S0301-5629(12)00703-X/abstract

Sporea I, Popescu A, Diculescu M, Stoica V, Constantinescu G, Prelipcean CC, Seicean A, Pascu O, Jinga M, Tudor N, Voiosu R, Dobru D, Săftoiu A, Vălean S, Miuţescu E, Bancu L, Băţagă S, Dumitraşcu D, Brisc C, Frăţilă O, Raţiu I, Pienar L, Şirli R, Miuţescu B. Technical performance of colonoscopy – multicenter study in university and non-university centers of Romania. Chirurgia (Bucur). 2013 Jan-Feb;108(1):86-90.  IF=0.777. ISSN: 1221-9118

https://www.umbjournal.org/article/S0301-5629(12)00703-X/abstract

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. The influence of aminotransferase levels on liver stiffness assessed by Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography: a retrospective multicentre study. Dig Liver Dis. 2013 Sep;45(9):762-8. IF=2.889 ISSN: 1590-8658

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/255955609_Acoustic_radiation_force_impulse_of_the_liver/fulltext/567f4c4208aebccc4e05f7e4/Acoustic-radiation-force-impulse-of-the-liver.pdf

Bota S, Sporea I, Şirli R, Neghină AM, Popescu A, Străin M. 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. Clin Drug Investig. 2013 May;33(5):325-31. IF=1.704. ISSN: 1173-2563

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23532802/

Sirli R, Sporea I, Bota S, Jurchiş A. Factors influencing reliability of liver stiffness measurements using transient elastography (M-probe)-monocentric experience. Eur J Radiol. 2013 Aug;82(8):e313-6. IF= 2.160 ISSN: 0720-048X

https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0720-048X(13)00126-5

Sirli R, Bota S, Sporea I, Jurchis A, Popescu A, Gradinaru-Tascău O, Szilaski M. Liver stiffness measurements by means of supersonic shear imaging in patients without known liver pathology. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2013 Aug;39(8):1362-7. IF= 2.099 ISSN 0301-5629

https://www.umbjournal.org/article/S0301-5629(13)00622-4/abstract

Bota S, Herkner H, Sporea I, Salzl P, Sirli R, Neghina AM, Peck-Radosavljevic M. Meta-analysis: ARFI elastography versus transient elastography for the evaluation of liver fibrosis. Liver Int. 2013 Sep;33(8):1138-47. IF=4.447. ISSN: 1478-3231

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/liv.12240

Sporea I, Bota S, Jurchis A, Sirli R, Grădinaru-Tascău O, Popescu A, Ratiu I, Szilaski M. Acoustic radiation force impulse and supersonic shear imaging versus transient elastography for liver fibrosis assessment. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2013 Nov;39(11):1933-41. IF= 2.099 ISSN 0301-5629

https://www.umbjournal.org/article/S0301-5629(13)00754-0/fulltext

Sporea I, Curescu M, Sirli R. “Standard of care” treatment for chronic viral C hepatitis in 2013 in Romania. J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2013 Sep;22(3):360-1.  IF= 1.849. ISSN: 1841-8724

Sporea I, Jurchiş A, Şirli R, Bota S, Sendroiu M. Can transient elastography be a reliable method for assessing liver fibrosis in non alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)? Med Ultrason. 2013 Jun;15(2):106-10. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643.

 https://www.medultrason.ro/can-transient-elastography-be-a-reliable-method-for-assessing-liver-fibrosis-in-non-alcoholic-steatohepatitis-nash/

Sporea I, Raţiu I, Bota S, Şirli R, Jurchiş A. Are different cut-off values of liver stiffness assessed by transient elastography according to the etiology of liver cirrhosis for predicting significant esophageal varices? Med Ultrason. 2013 Jun;15(2):111-5. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23702500/

Grădinaru-Taşcău O, Sporea I, Bota S, Jurchiş A, Popescu A, Popescu M, Şirli R, Szilaski M. Does experience play a role in the ability to perform liver stiffness measurements by means of supersonic shear imaging (SSI)? Med Ultrason. 2013 Sep;15(3):180-3. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23979612/

Sporea I, Gradinaru-Tascau O, Bota S, Popescu A, Sirli R, Jurchis A, Popescu M, Danila M. 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? Med Ultrason. 2013 Dec;15(4):268-72. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643.

https://medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/767/0 

Sporea I, Gilja OH, Bota S, Sirli R, Popescu A. Liver elastography – An update. Med Ultrason. 2013 Dec;15(4):304-14. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643.

https://www.medultrason.ro/liver-elastography-an-update/

Bota S, Sporea I, Șirli R, Popescu A, Danila M, Costachescu D. Intra- and Interoperator Reproducibility of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) Elastography-Preliminary Results. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2012 Jul;38(7):1103-8. IF= 2.455 ISSN 0301-5629

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22579536/

Sporea I, Șirli R, Bota S, Popescu A, Sendroiu M, Jurchis A. 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. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2012 38(8):1310-6. IF= 2.455 ISSN 0301-5629

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22698510/

Bota S, Sporea I, Șirli R, Focsa M, Popescu A, Danila M, Strain M. Can ARFI elastography predict the presence of significant esophageal varices in newly diagnosed cirrhotic patients? Ann Hepatol. 2012 Jul;11(4):519-25. IF= 1.671. ISSN: 1665-2681

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1665268119314668?via%3Dihub

Sporea I, Șirli R. Hepatic Elastography for the Assessment of Liver Fibrosis – Present and Future. Ultraschall Med. 2012 Dec;33(6):550-558. IF=4.116. ISSN: 0172-4614

https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/s-0032-1313011

Sporea I, Gherhardt D, Popescu A, Șirli R, Cornianu M, Herman D, Bota S.  Does the size of the needle influence the number of portal tracts obtained through percutaneous liver biopsy? Ann Hepatol. 2012 Sep;11(5):691-5. IF= 1.671. ISSN: 1665-2681

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1665268119314449?via%3Dihub

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.  Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography for fibrosis evaluation in patients with chronic hepatitis C: An international multicenter study. Eur J Radiol. 2012  Dec;81(12):4112-8. IF= 2.512 ISSN: 0720-048X

https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0720-048X(12)00405-6

Șirli R, Sporea I, Jurchis A. Quiz. Cystic tumor of the Liver. Med Ultrason. 2012 Mar;14(1):78-9 IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://www.medultrason.ro/cystic-tumor-of-the-liver/

Sporea I, Badea R, Martie A, Dumitru E, Ioanitescu S, Șirli R, Socaciu M, Popescu A, Dănilă M, Voiculescu M. Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound for the evaluation of focal liver lesions in daily practice. A multicentre study. Med Ultrason. 2012 Jun;14(2):95-100. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22675708/ 

Șirli R, Sporea I, Jurchis A. Answer QUIZ vol. 14, no.1. Cystic tumor of the liver. Med Ultrason. 2012 Jun;14(2):169-70. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://www.medultrason.ro/assets/Medultrason-2012-vol14-no1/16quiz-12012.pdf

Șirli R, Sporea I, Bota S, Ratiu I. Liver elastography for the diagnosis of portal hypertension in patients with liver cirrhosis. Med Ultrason. 2012 Sep;14(3):225-30 IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22957328/

Martie A, Bota S, Sporea I, Șirli R, Popescu A, Danila M. The Contribution of Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound for the characterization of benign liver lesions in clinical practice – a monocentric experience. Med Ultrason. 2012 Dec;14(4):283-7. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23243641/

Sporea I, Șirli RL, Deleanu A, Rațiu I, Tudora A, Dan I, Popescu A.  What Did We Learn from the First 3,459 Cases of Liver Stiffness Measurement by Transient Elastography (FibroScan(R))? Ultraschall Med. 2011 Feb;32(1):40-45. IF=2.398. ISSN: 0172-4614

https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/What-Did-We-Learn-from-the-First-3%2C459-Cases-of-by-Sporea-%C8%98irli/60472d92b477279e0e4f950f7f141e854a39ad1d

Sporea I, Șirli RL, Deleanu A, Popescu A, Focsa M, Danila M, Tudora A.  Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography as Compared to Transient Elastography and Liver Biopsy in Patients with Chronic Hepatopathies. Ultraschall Med. 2011;32 Suppl 1:S46-52  IF=2.398. ISSN: 0172-4614

https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/s-0029-1245360

Sporea I, Raţiu I, Șirli R, Popescu A, Bota S. Value of transient elastography for the prediction of variceal bleeding. World J Gastroenterol. 2011 May 7;17(17):2206-10. IF=2.471. ISSN: 1007-9327

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3092872/

Sporea I, Badea R, Șirli R, Lupsor M, Popescu A, Danila M, Focșa M, Deleanu A. How efficient is acoustic radiation force impulse elastography for the evaluation of liver stiffness? Hepat Mon. 2011;11(7):532-8. IF= 2.190. ISSN: 1735-143X

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3212759/

Bota S, Șirli R, Sporea I, Focsa M, Popescu A, Danila M, Strain M, Sendroiu M, Deleanu A, Dan I. A  new scoring system for prediction of fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C. Hepat Mon. 2011;11(7):548-5. IF= 2.190. ISSN: 1735-143X

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3212757/

Șirli R, Sporea I. Aspartate aminotransferase to platelet ratio index for the assessment of liver fibrosis severity in patients with chronic hepatitis. Hepat Mon. 2011;11(7): 560-561. IF= 2.190. ISSN: 1735-143X

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3212765/

Sporea I, Nicolita D, Șirli R, Deleanu A, Tudora A, Bota S. Assessment of noninvasive liver stiffness in inactive HBsAg carriers by transient elastography.  Hepat Mon. 2011;11(3):182-185. IF= 2.190. ISSN: 1735-143X

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22087140/

Sporea I, Şirli R, Popescu A, Bota S, Badea R, Lupşor M, Focşa M, Dănilă M. Is it better to use two elastographic methods for liver fibrosis assessment? World J Gastroenterol 2011; 17(33): 3824-3829. IF=2.471. ISSN: 1007-9327

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3181444/

Bota S, Sporea I, Popescu A, Șirli R, Neghina AM, Danila M, Strain M. Response to standard of care antiviral treatment in patients with HCV liver cirrhosis – a systematic review. J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2011 Sep;20(3):293-8. IF=1.811. ISSN: 1841-8724

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21961098/

Bota S, Sporea I, Șirli R. Authors’ reply.  Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2011 Dec;20(4):445-6. IF=1.811. ISSN: 1841-8724

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3801303/

Popescu A, Sporea I, Șirli R, Bota S, Focsa M, Danila M, Nicolita D, Martie A, Sendroiu M, Juchis A. The mean values of liver stiffness assessed by Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse elastography in normal subjects. Med Ultrason. 2011 Mar;13(1):33-7. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/693

Sporea I, Badea R, Martie A, Șirli R, Socaciu M, Popescu A, Danila M.  Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound for the characterization of focal liver lesions. Med Ultrason. 2011 Mar;13(1):38-44. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21390342/

Șirli R, Sporea I, Popescu A, Dănilă M, Martie A, Bota S, Jurchis A, Sendroiu M.  Contrast enhanced ultrasound for the diagnosis of liver hemangiomas in clinical practice. Med Ultrason. 2011 Jun;13(2):95-101. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643 

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26649337/

Dănilă M, Sporea I, Popescu A, Șirli R, Sendroiu M.  The value of contrast enhanced ultrasound in the evaluation of the nature of portal vein thrombosis. Med Ultrason. 2011 Jun;13(2):102-7. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21655535/

Martie A, Sporea I, Popescu A, Șirli R, Dănilă M, Serban C, Ardelean M, Bota S, Sendroiu M, Chisevescu D. Contrast enhanced ultrasound for the characterization of hepatocellular carcinoma. Med Ultrason. 2011 Jun;13(2):108-13. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://www.medultrason.ro/contrast-enhanced-ultrasound-for-the-characterization-of-hepatocellular-carcinoma/

Bota S, Sporea I, Șirli R, Popescu A, Danila M, Sendroiu M. Factors that influence the correlation of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI), elastography with liver fibrosis. Med Ultrason. 2011 Jun;13(2):135-40. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21655540/

Bota S, Sporea I, Șirli R, Popescu A, Dănilă M, Sendroiu M. The influence of liver residual mass on the values of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography (ARFI) in cirrhotic patients. Med Ultrason. 2011 Sep;13(3):195-9. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21894289/

Şirli R, Sporea I, Bota S, Popescu A, Cornianu M. A Comparative Study of Non-Invasive Methods for Fibrosis Assessment in Chronic HCV Infection. Hepatitis Monthly 2010; 10(2): 88-94. IF= 0.793. ISSN: 1735-143X

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3270362/

Sporea I, Șirli R, Deleanu A, Tudora A, Popescu A, Curescu M, Bota S. Liver stiffness measurements in patients with HBV vs HCV chronic hepatitis: a comparative study. World J Gastroenterol. 2010 Oct 14;16(38):4832-7. IF=2.240. ISSN: 1007-9327

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2955253/

Sporea I, Șirli R, Martie A, Popescu A, Danila M. How useful is contrast enhanced ultrasonography for the characterization of focal liver lesions? J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2010 Dec;19(4):393-8. IF=1.434. ISSN: 1841-8724

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21188330/

Sporea I, Şirli R, Popescu A, Danilă M. Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) – a new modality for the evaluation of liver fibrosis. Med Ultrason 2010: 12(1): 26-31.  IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21165451/

Șirli R, Sporea I. Ultrasound examination of the normal pancreas. Med Ultrason 2010: 12(1): 62-65. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://www.medultrason.ro/assets/Magazines/Medultrason-2010-vol12-no1/10Sirli.pdf

Danila M, Sporea I, Șirli R, Popescu A, Sendroiu M, Martie A. The role of contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in the assessment of liver nodules in patients with cirrhosis. Med Ultrason 2010: 12(2): 145-149. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21173943/

Bota S, Sporea I, Șirli R, Popescu A, Danila M, Sendroiu M, Focsa M.  Spleen assessment by Acoustic radiation Force Impulse Elastography (ARFI) for prediction of liver cirrhosis and portal hypertension. Med Ultrason 2010; 12 (3): 213-215. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21203598/

Danila M, Popescu A, Șirli R, Sporea I, Martie A, Sendroiu M.  Contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in the evaluation of liver metastases. Med Ultrason 2010; 12 (3): 233-237. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21203602/

Şirli R, Sporea I, Martie A, Popescu A, Dănilă M. Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound in focal liver lesions –  a cost efficiency study. Med Ultrason 2010, 12 (4), 280-285. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21210012/

Sporea I, Şirli R, Popescu A, Danilă M. Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) – a new modality for the evaluation of liver fibrosis. Med Ultrason 2010: 12(1): 26-31.  IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21165451/

Șirli R, Sporea I. Ultrasound examination of the normal pancreas. Med Ultrason 2010: 12(1): 62-65. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://www.medultrason.ro/assets/Magazines/Medultrason-2010-vol12-no1/10Sirli.pdf

Danila M, Sporea I, Șirli R, Popescu A, Sendroiu M, Martie A. The role of contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in the assessment of liver nodules in patients with cirrhosis. Med Ultrason 2010: 12(2): 145-149. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21173943/

Bota S, Sporea I, Șirli R, Popescu A, Danila M, Sendroiu M, Focsa M.  Spleen assessment by Acoustic radiation Force Impulse Elastography (ARFI) for prediction of liver cirrhosis and portal hypertension. Med Ultrason 2010; 12 (3): 213-215. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21203598/

Danila M, Popescu A, Șirli R, Sporea I, Martie A, Sendroiu M.  Contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in the evaluation of liver metastases. Med Ultrason 2010; 12 (3): 233-237. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21203602/

Şirli R, Sporea I, Martie A, Popescu A, Dănilă M. Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound in focal liver lesions –  a cost efficiency study. Med Ultrason 2010, 12 (4), 280-285. IF=0. ISSN: 2066-8643

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21210012/

Şirli R, Sporea I, Tudora A, Deleanu A, Popescu A. Transient elastographic evaluation of subjects without known hepatic pathology, does age change the liver stiffness? J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 2009; 18(1): 57-61. IF=1.265. ISSN: 1841-8724

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19337635/

Sporea I, Şirli R, Başa E, Cornianu M, Popescu A, Dănilă M, Focșa M. The value of transabdominal ultrasound for assessment of the severity of liver steatosis as compared to liver biopsy. CENT EUR J MED, 2009:4 (4): 490-495. IF=0.224. ISSN: 1895-1058

https://yadda.icm.edu.pl/yadda/element/bwmeta1.element.-psjd-doi-10_2478_s11536-009-0067-9?q=bwmeta1.element.publisherId-med-year-2009-volume-4-issue-4;13&qt=CHILDREN-STATELESS

Sporea I, Şirli R, Deleanu A, Tudora A, Curescu M, Cornianu M, Lazar D. Comparison of the liver stiffness measurement by transient elastography with the liver biopsy. World J Gastroenterol Nov 2008; 14(42):6513-7. IF=2.081. ISSN: 1007-9327

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2773338/

Sporea I, Popescu A, Şirli R. Why, who and how should perform liver biopsy in chronic liver diseases. World J Gastroenterol Jun 2008; 14(21):3396-402 IF=2.081. ISSN: 1007-9327

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2716594/

Sporea I, Şirli R, Deleanu A, Popescu A, Cornianu M Liver Stiffness Measurement by Transient Elastography in Clinical Practice. J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 2008;17(4): 395-399. IF=0. ISSN: 1841-8724

https://www.medultrason.ro/contrast-enhanced-ultrasound-in-focal-liver-lesions-a-cost-efficiency-study/

Urorenal

Maralescu FM, Vaduva A, Schiller A, Petrica L, Sporea I, Popescu A, Sirli R, Dema A, Bodea M, Grosu I, Bob F. Relationship between Novel Elastography Techniques and Renal Fibrosis—Preliminary Experience in Patients with Chronic Glomerulonephritis. Biomedicines 2023, 11, 365. https://doi.org/10.3390/biomedicines11020365

https://www.mdpi.com/2227-9059/11/2/365

Maralescu FM, Bende F, Sporea I, Popescu A, Sirli R, Schiller A, Petrica L, Miutescu B, Borlea A, Popa A, Bodea M, Bob F. Non-Invasive Evaluation of Kidney Elasticity and Viscosity in a Healthy Cohort. Biomedicines. 2022 Nov 8;10(11):2859. doi: 10.3390/biomedicines10112859. PMID: 36359379; PMCID: PMC9687569.

https://www.mdpi.com/2227-9059/10/11/2859

Maralescu FM, Bende F, Sporea I, Popescu A, Șirli R, Schiller A, Petrica L, Moga TV, Mare R, Grosu I, Bob F. Assessment of Renal Allograft Stiffness and Viscosity Using 2D SWE PLUS and Vi PLUS Measures-A Pilot Study. J Clin Med. 2022 Jul 27;11(15):4370. doi: 10.3390/jcm11154370. PMID: 35955985; PMCID: PMC9369292. IF 4.96

https://www.mdpi.com/2077-0383/11/15/4370

Maralescu, F.-M.; Chiodan, M.; Sircuta, A.; Schiller, A.; Petrica, L.; Bob, F. Are the Currently Available Elastography Methods Useful in the Assessment of Chronic Kidney Disease? A Systematic Review and a Meta-Analysis. Appl. Sci. 2022, 12, 2359. https://doi.org/10.3390/app12052359, IF 2.83

https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/12/5/2359

Grosu I, Bob F, Sporea I, Popescu A, Sirli R, Schiller A. Two-Dimensional Shear-Wave Elastography for Kidney Stiffness Assessment. Ultrasound Q. 2019 May 30. doi: 10.1097/RUQ.0000000000000461. [Epub ahead of print], ISSN 0894-8771, IF 0.85; autor corespondent

https://journals.lww.com/ultrasound-quarterly/abstract/2021/06000/two_dimensional_shear_wave_elastography_for_kidney.11.aspx

Bob F, Grosu I, Sporea I, Timar R, Lighezan D, Popescu A, Sirli R, Buzas R, Petrica L, Munteanu M, Schiller A. Is Kidney Stiffness Measured Using Elastography Influenced Mainly by Vascular Factors in Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease? Ultrason Imaging. 2018 Sep;40(5):300-309. doi: 10.1177/0161734618779789. Epub 2018 May 31 ISSN 0161-7346, IF 2.49

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29848202/

Grosu I, Bob F, Sporea I, Popescu A, Sirli R, Schiller A. Correlation of Point Shear Wave Velocity and Kidney Function in Chronic Kidney Disease. J Ultrasound Med. 2018 Apr 24. doi: 10.1002/jum.14621. [Epub ahead of print] ISSN 0278-4297, IF 1.71; autor corespondent

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jum.14621

Bob F, Grosu I, Sporea I, Bota S, Popescu A, Sirli R, Petrica L, Schiller A. Is there a correlation between kidney shear wave velocity measured with VTQ and histological parameters in patients with chronic glomerulonephritis? A pilot study. Med Ultrason. 2018 Feb 4;1(1):27-31. doi: 10.11152/mu-1117. ISSN 1844-4172 IF 1.67

https://www.medultrason.ro/medultrason/index.php/medultrason/article/view/1117

Bob F, Grosu I, Sporea I, Bota S, Popescu A, Sima A, Sirli R, Petrica L, Timar R, Schiller A. Ultrasound-Based Shear Wave Elastography in the Assessment of Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2017 Oct;43(10):2159-2166. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2017.04.019. Epub 2017 Jul 15. ISSN 0301-5629, IF 2.64

https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0301-5629(17)30184-9

Bob F, Bota S, Sporea I, Sirli R, Popescu A, Schiller A. Relationship between the estimated glomerular filtration rate and kidney shear wave speed values assessed by acoustic radiation force impulse elastography: a pilot study. J Ultrasound Med. 2015 Apr;34(4):649-54. doi: 10.7863/ultra.34.4.649.ISSN  0278-4297,  IF 1.54

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.7863/ultra.34.4.649

Bota S, Bob F, Sporea I, Sirli R, Popescu A. Factors that Influence Kidney Shear Wave Speed Assessed by Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography in Patients without Kidney Pathology. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2015 Jan;41(1):1-6. ISSN 0301-5629,  IF 2.29; autor corespondent

https://www.umbjournal.org/article/S0301-5629(14)00518-3/fulltext

Bob F, Bota S, Sporea I, Sirli R, Petrica L, Schiller A. 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. PLoS One. 2014, Nov 26;9(11):e113761. ISSN 1932-6203, IF 3.23

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0113761

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