Adela Golea

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INTRODUCTION contrast enhanced ultrasound provides information on the vascularization of the pancreatic parenchyma, detecting areas of inflammation, necrosis, as well as the residual parenchyma in acute pancreatitis. The AIM of our study was to assess the role of contrast enhanced ultrasound in appreciating the severity of acute pancreatitis by quantitative(More)
UNLABELLED THE AIM of this study was to analyse the performance of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of gallbladder conditions requiring surgical intervention. MATERIAL AND METHODS We performed an observational retrospective study for the assessment of ultrasound in patients having symptomatic gallbladder lithiasis. RESULTS The study group included 179(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The insertion of central venous catheters via the external jugular vein (EJV) is not always practical because of the relatively frequent failure rate; thus, the internal jugular approach is generally used. Data from the literature suggest that ultrasound-guided catheterization of the internal jugular vein is superior to the surface(More)
The noninvasive diagnosis of the malignant tumors is an important issue in research nowadays. Our purpose is to elaborate computerized, texture-based methods for performing computer-aided characterization and automatic diagnosis of these tumors, using only the information from ultrasound images. In this paper, we considered some of the most frequent(More)
The frequency of the cancer cases is continuously increasing. The golden standard for the malignant tumor diagnosis is the biopsy, but this is often a dangerous method. We aim to develop computerized, non-invasive techniques for the automatic diagnosis of the abdominal malignant tumors, based on ultrasound images. We take into consideration the(More)
The evaluation of digestive wall lesions has benefited in latter years from advanced, noninvasive techniques such as contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS). This method appreciates the microcirculation in inflamed bowel segments in terms of qualitative and quantitative parameters. Based on precise and reproducible criteria it evaluates the extension and the(More)
UNLABELLED Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST), a type of training for unique ultrasonography competence, represents a necessity in the emergency assistance of the trauma patient. The principal OBJECTIVE of this prospective study was to evaluate the teaching performance and to identify the training necessities related to the curriculum of(More)
AIMS The objective of this prospective study was to assess the correlation between carotid intima-media thickness at the common carotid (CIMTc) and carotid bifurcation (CIMTb) level, hepatic fat accumulation, and obesity phenotypes. MATERIAL AND METHODS Two hundred obese adults, in which CIMTc and CIMTb thickness was determined, were included. According(More)
AIM The aim of this retrospective study was to identify the role of ultrasonography as a decision-making and screening tool in emergency patients with pathological changes. MATERIAL AND METHOD The study was carried out for 28 months in the Emergency Department of the County Emergency University Hospital, Cluj-Napoca. An ultrasound examination was(More)