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Bogdan Alexandru Popescu

" Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania

Institution web page: http://www.euroecolab.ro
Personal web page: http://ad-astra.ro/abpope07
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Born: 1967

Interests: cardiology, echocardiography and cardiac imaging, noninvasive assessment of hemodynamics, valvular heart disease, heart failure

Details:
http://www.researcherid.com/rid/A-4528-2011
- Associate Professor of Cardiology, "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania (2012)
- Senior cardiologist and researcher at "Prof. Dr. C. C. Iliescu" Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Bucharest, Romania (since 1999)
- PhD in Medicine "Magna cum Laude", University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest (2006)
- Corresponding member of the Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences (2013)
- Honorary member of the Korean Society of Cardiology (2013)
- High ranking in the White Book of Romanian Researchers: http://www.ad-astra.ro/cartea-alba/authors.php?topic_id=DQ
- Best individual performance within the Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Bucharest, at the Institutional Accreditation Assessment for Research Activities/2008
- More than 60 full-text papers in peer-reviewed journals with impact factor (ISI). More than 1300 ISI citations (>2500 Google Scholar citations). Hirsch index: 15
- Editor of a textbook on Doppler echocardiography
http://www.cardioportal.ro/noutati_editoriale
- Director, Euroecolab Echocardiography Laboratory
www.euroecolab.ro The Laboratory was awarded (in 2009) European Laboratory Accreditation by the European Association of Echocardiography, being the first Eastern European lab to receive this distinction
- Winner of national and international grants as Principal Investigator or Scientific Responsible in total amount of over 1.000.000 Euro
- Invited lecturer and chairperson at major national and international meetings, including the ESC Congress, World Congress of Cardiology, Heart Failure Congress, EuroEcho, World Congress of Echocardiography
- Course Director/President of the Organizing Committee for major international and national meetings (European Association of Echocardiography Educational Course, National Symposium on Echocardiography of the Romanian WGE)
- Member of the Scientific Programme Committee for EuroEcho 2008 (Lyon), 2009 (Madrid), 2010 (Copenhagen), 2012 (Athens), 2013 (Istanbul), 2014 (Vienna)
- Secretary of the World Congress on Echocardiography and Allied Techniques, Sibiu, May 10-11, 2014
- Invited as a Faculty member to European teaching courses on echocardiography
- Invited lecturer to national training courses organized by the Romanian Society of Cardiology and to postgraduate training courses in cardiology and echocardiography
- Member of the Editorial Board for: European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging, Cardiovascular Ultrasound and Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine
- Associate Editor, Romanian Heart Journal
- Reviewer for: J Am Coll Cardiol, Eur Heart J, Heart, Am J Cardiol, Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Img, Eur J Cardiac Prev, Circulation-Cardiovasc Img, JACC-Imaging, Int J Cardiol, Cardiovasc US, J Cardiovasc Med, Echocardiography, Maedica
- Papers quoted in: N Engl J Med, Lancet, Circulation, J Am Coll Cardiol, Eur Heart J, Heart, Am J Cardiol, Nature Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med, Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, J Am Soc Echocardiogr, etc
- Winner of the "Iuliu Hatieganu" Romanian Academy Award (2009) for research
- Winner of the "Carol Davila" Award, Academy of Romanian Scientists (2012) for the textbook "Ecocardiografia Doppler"
- First prize winner for the best original investigation at the National Congress of the Romanian Society of Cardiology (2004, 2007, 2008, 2009)
- Winner of a Grant for young investigators, awarded by the WGE of ESC (2003)
- European Cardiologist (awarded in 2003)
- Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (2005)
- Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography (2011)
- Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (2012)
- European Accreditation in Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography (by exam, 2005)
- Elected Board Member of the European Association of Echocardiography (2004-2006, 2006-2008)
- Elected Secretary of the EAE (2010-2012)
- Elected Treasurer of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging, EACVI (2012-2014): http://www.escardio.org/communities/EACVI/about/Pages/board-members.aspx
- Chairman, Accreditation and Certification Committee, European Association of Echocardiography (2006-2008 and 2010-2012)
- Chairman, EAE Membership & National Societies Committee (2008-2010)
- Chairman, EACVI Industry Round Table (2012-2014)
- Member of the Committee for Practice Guidelines of the European Society of Cardiology (2008-2012)
http://www.escardio.org/about/who/committees/board/Pages/practice-guidelines.aspx
- President, Working Group on Echocardiography of the Romanian Society of Cardiology (2008-2011)
- Secretary, Romanian Society of Cardiology (2011-2014)
http://www.cardioportal.ro/conducerea_src
- Ad Astra member (since 2005)
- Sigma Xi (The Scientific Research Society) full membership (2006)
- Sigma Xi Romania (founding member)

Cardiology visits and cardiac testing at Medvision: www.medvision.ro
Consultatii si investigatii cardiovasculare la Medvision: www.medvision.ro

Interviews with Bogdan Popescu at:
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http://www.escardio.org/communities/EAE/news/Pages/accrediation-popescu-interview.aspx
http://www.stetoscop.ro/arhiva/2007/63/interviu.php

ResearcherID: A-4528-2011

Selected publications:
• Popescu BA, Calin A, Beladan CC, Muraru D, Rosca M, Deleanu D, Lancellotti P, Antonini-Canterin F, Nicolosi GL, Ginghina C. Left ventricular torsional dynamics in aortic stenosis: relationship between left ventricular untwisting and filling pressures. A two-dimensional speckle tracking study. European Journal of Echocardiography, 2010.
• Popescu BA, Andrade MJ, Badano LP, Fox KF, Flachskampf FA, Lancellotti P, Varga A, Sicari R, Evangelista A, Nihoyannopoulos P, Zamorano JL; European Association of Echocardiography, Derumeaux G, Kasprzak JD, Roelandt JR. European Association of Echocardiography recommendations for training, competence, and quality improvement in echocardiography. European Journal of Echocardiography, 10, pp. 893-905, 2009.
• Antonini-Canterin F, Enache R, Popescu BA, Popescu AC, Ginghina C, Leiballi E, Piazza R, Pavan D, Rubin D, Cappelletti P, Nicolosi GL. . Prognostic Value of Ventricular-Arterial Coupling and B-Type Natriuretic Peptide in Patients After Myocardial Infarction: A Five-Year Follow-Up Study. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 22, pp. 1239-1245, 2009.
• Popescu BA, Beladan CC, Calin A, Muraru D, Deleanu D, Rosca M, Ginghina C. Left ventricular remodelling and torsional dynamics in dilated cardiomyopathy: reversed apical rotation as a marker of disease severity. European Journal of Heart Failure, 11, pp. 945-951, 2009.
• Ginghina C, Beladan CC, Iancu M, Calin A, Popescu BA. Respiratory maneuvers in echocardiography: a review of clinical applications. Cardiovascular Ultrasound, 7, p. 42, 2009.
• F. Antonini-Canterin, E. Leiballi, R. Enache, B. A. Popescu, M. Rosca, E. Cervesato, R. Piazza, C. Ginghina, G. L. Nicolosi. Hydroxymethylglutaryl Coenzyme-A Reductase Inhibitors Delay the Progression of Rheumatic Aortic Valve Stenosis. J Am Coll Cardiol, 53, pp. 1874-1879., 2009.
• Francesco Antonini-Canterin, Monica Hirsu, Bogdan Alexandru Popescu, Elisa Leiballi, Rita Piazza, Daniela Pavan, Carmen Ginghina, Gian Luigi Nicolosi. Stage-Related Effect of Statin Treatment on the Progression of Aortic Valve Sclerosis and Stenosis. The American Journal of Cardiology, 102, pp. 738-742, 2008.
• Ginghina C, Popescu BA, Enache R, Ungureanu C, Deleanu D, Platon P. Pulmonary artery dilatation: an overlooked mechanism for angina pectoris. Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine, 9 (7), pp. 747-750, 2008.
• Antonini-Canterin F, Beladan CC, Popescu BA, Ginghina C, Popescu AC, Piazza R, Leiballi E, Zingone B, Nicolosi GL. Left atrial remodelling early after mitral valve repair for degenerative mitral regurgitation. Heart, 94, pp. 759-764, 2008.
• Antonini-Canterin F, Popescu BA, Popescu AC, Beladan CC, Korcova R, Piazza R, Cappelletti P, Rubin D, Cassin M, Faggiano P, Nicolosi GL. Heart failure in patients with aortic stenosis: Clinical and prognostic significance of carbohydrate antigen 125 and brain natriuretic peptide measurement. International Journal of Cardiology, 128, pp. 406-412, 2008.
• Popescu BA, Popescu AC, Antonini-Canterin F, Rubin D, Cappelletti P, Piazza R, Ginghina C, Dimulescu D, Beladan CC, Nicolosi GL. . Prognostic role of left atrial volume in elderly patients with symptomatic stable chronic heart failure: comparison with left ventricular diastolic dysfunction and B-type natriuretic peptide. Echocardiography, 24(10), pp. 1035-1043, 2007.
• Popescu BA, Radulescu B, Ginghina C. Free-floating left atrial thrombus formed in a few weeks in a patient with a normal mitral prosthesis. Heart, 93, p. 246, 2007.
• Cozma D, Popescu BA, Lighezan D, Petrescu L, Mornos C, Luca CT, Ginghina C, Dragulescu SI. . Relationship Between Global Myocardial Index and Automatic Left Ventricular Border Detection Pattern to Identify Biventricular Pacing Candidates. PACE (Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology), 30, pp. S54-S57, 2007.
• Cozma D, Popescu BA, Lighezan D, Petrescu L, Mornos C, Ginghina C, Dragulescu SI. . Left Atrial Remodeling: Assessment of Size and Shape to Detect Vulnerability to Atrial Fibrillation. PACE (Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology), 30, pp. S147-S150, 2007.
• Fox KF, Popescu BA, Janiszewski S, Nihoyannopoulos P, Fraser AG, Pinto FJ. Report on the European Association of Echocardiography Accreditations in Echocardiography: December 2003-September 2006. Eur J Echocardiogr, 8(1), pp. 74-79, 2007.
• Antonini-Canterin F, Popescu BA, Huang G, Korcova-Miertusova R, Rivaben D, Faggiano P, Pavan D, Piazza R, Bolis A, Ciavattone A, Ruggiero A, Nicolosi GL. Progression of aortic valve sclerosis and aortic valve stenosis: what is the role of statin treatment?. Italian Heart Journal, 6, pp. 119-124, 2005.
• Popescu BA, Ghiorghiu I, Apetrei E, Ginghina C. Subaortic stenosis produced by an accesory mitral valve: the role of echocardiography. Echocardiography, 22, pp. 39-41, 2005.
• Popescu BA, Antonini-Canterin F, Giannuzzi P, Temporelli PL, Bosimini E, Gentile F, Maggioni AP, Tavazzi L, Piazza R, Ascione L, Stoian I, Cervesato E, Popescu AC, Nicolosi GL. Right ventricular function recovery after acute myocardial infarction: the relation with left ventricular function and interventricular septum motion. Heart, 91, pp. 484-488, 2005.
• Antonini-Canterin F, Popescu BA, Zuppiroli A, Nicolosi GL. Are statins effective in preventing bioprosthetic aortic valve failure? A need for a prospective, randomized trial. Italian Heart Journal, 5, pp. 85-88, 2004.
• Schwammenthal E, Popescu BA, Popescu AC, Di Segni E, Guetta V, Rath S, Eldar M, Feinberg MS. Association of left ventricular filling parameters assessed by pulsed wave Doppler and color M-mode Doppler echocardiography with left ventricular pathology, pulmonary congestion, and left ventricular end-diastolic pressure. The American Journal of Cardiology, 94, pp. 488-491, 2004.
• Popescu BA, Macor F, Antonini-Canterin F, Giannuzzi P, Temporelli PL, Bosimini E, Gentile F, Maggioni AP, Tavazzi L, Piazza R, Ascione L, Stoian I, Cervesato E, Nicolosi GL. Left atrium remodeling after acute myocardial infarction (results of the GISSI-3 Echo Substudy). The American Journal of Cardiology, 93, pp. 1156-1159, 2004.
• Antonini-Canterin F, Zuppiroli A, Popescu BA, Granata G, Cervesato E, Piazza R, Pavan D, Nicolosi GL. Effect of Statins on the Progression of Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Degeneration. The American Journal of Cardiology, 92, pp. 1479-1482, 2003.
• Schwammenthal E, Popescu AC, Popescu BA, Freimark D, Hod H, Eldar M, Feinberg MS. Mechanism of mitral regurgitation in inferior wall acute myocardial infarction. The American Journal of Cardiology, 90, pp. 306-309, 2002.
• Feinberg MS, Popescu BA, Popescu AC, Di Segni E, Jonas M, Rabinowitz B, Kaplinsky E, Schwammenthal E. Assessment of Pseudohypertrophy as a Measure of Left Ventricular Compression in Patients with Cardiac Tamponade. Cardiology, 94, pp. 213-219, 2000.
• Schwammenthal E, Popescu BA, Popescu AC, Di Segni E, Kaplinsky E, Rabinowitz B, Guetta V, Rath S, Feinberg MS. Noninvasive assessment of left ventricular enddiastolic pressure by the response of the transmitral A-wave velocity to a standardized Valsalva maneuver. The American Journal of Cardiology, 86, pp. 169-174, 2000.

Theses and dissertations:
• Popescu BA. Postinfarction cardiac remodeling - new concepts: the study of the left atrium and of the right ventricle. 2006.

Publications from the ISI database, indexed between 2002-2011, produced in Romania:
• Ginghina, C; Popescu, BA; Serban, M; Ghiorghiu, I; Parlea, M; Siminiceanu, C; Matei, C; Kulcsar, I; Apetrei, E, The prevalence of hypertension and of left ventricular hypertrophy in a Romanian population. A clinical-echocardiographic study. JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION, 22, p. S307, 2004.
• Schwammenthal, E; Popescu, BA; Popescu, AC; Di Segni, E; Guetta, V; Rath, S; Eldar, M; Feinberg, MS, Association of left ventricular filling parameters assessed by pulsed wave Doppler and color M-mode Doppler echocardiography with left ventricular pathology, pulmonary congestion, and left ventricular end-diastolic pressure. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 94 (4), pp. 488-491, 2004.
• Cappelletti, P; Rubin, D; Antonini-Canterin, F; Popescu, AC; Popescu, BA; Nicolosi, G, Comparative value of carbohydrate antigen 125 and B-type natriuretic peptide in patients with different NYHA class congestive heart failure. CLINICAL CHEMISTRY, 50 (6), p. A24, 2004.
• Popescu, BA; Macor, F; Antonini-Canterin, F; Giannuzzi, P; Temporelli, PL; Bosimini, E; Gentile, F; Maggioni, AP; Tavazzi, L; Piazza, R; Ascione, L; Stoian, I; Cervesato, E; Nicolosi, GL, Left atrium remodeling after acute myocardial infarction (Results of the GISSI-3 echo substudy). AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 93 (9), pp. 1156-1159, 2004.
• Antonini-Canterin, F; Zuppiroli, A; Popescu, BA; Granata, G; Cervesato, E; Piazza, R; Pavan, D; Nicolosi, GL, Effect of statins on the progression of bioprosthetic aortic valve degeneration. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 92 (12), pp. 1479-1482, 2003.
• Popescu, BA; Antonini-Canterin, F; Temporelli, PL; Giannuzzi, P; Bosimini, E; Gentile, F; Maggioni, AP; Tavazzi, L; Piazza, R; Ascione, L; Stoian, I; Cervesato, E; Popescu, AC; Nicolosi, GL, Right ventricular functional recovery after acute myocardial infarction: relation with left ventricular function and interventricular septum motion. GISSI-3 echo substudy. HEART, 91 (4), pp. 484-488, 2005.
• Popescu, BA; Popescu, AC; Antonini-Canterin, F; Rubin, D; Cappelletti, P; Piazza, R; Ginghina, C; Nicolosi, GL, Association of brain-type natriuretic peptide levels with left ventricular diastolic function and longitudinal function: a comparison with Doppler echocardiography. EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, 25, p. 47, 2004.
• Antonini-Canterin, F; Popescu, BA; Popescu, AC; Rubin, D; Cappelletti, P; Piazza, R; Pavan, D; Nicolosi, GL, Plasma levels of brain natriuretic peptide and symptoms in elderly patients with aortic stenosis. EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, 25, p. 217, 2004.
• Popescu, BA; Popescu, AC; Antonini-Canterin, F; Rubin, D; Cappelletti, R; Piazza, R; Ginghina, C; Nicolosi, GL, Relationship of plasma brain natriuretic peptide levels with left ventricular disastolic function and longitudinal function in patients with preserved ejection fraction. Comparison with echocardiography. EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, 25, p. 284, 2004.
• Antonini-Canterin, F; Popescu, AC; Popescu, BA; Rubin, D; Cappelletti, P; Piazza, R; Cervesato, E; Nicolosi, GL, Measurement of serum levels of carbohydrate antigen 125 in patients with aortic valve stenosis. EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, 25, p. 592, 2004.
• Popescu, BA; Ghiorghiu, I; Apetrei, E; Ginghina, C, Subaortic stenosis produced by an accessory mitral valve: The role of echocardiography. ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-A JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND AND ALLIED TECHNIQUES, 22 (1), pp. 39-41, 2005.
• Ginghina, C; Teodorescu, A; Siminiceanu, C; Popescu, BA; Rugina, M; Stoian, I; Calin, C; Apetrei, E, Multiple interatrial septal defects: assessment of morphology and pathological associations. EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, 27, p. 797, 2006.
• Ginghina, C; Rugina, M; Popescu, BA; Coman, I; Zarma, L; Cozma, M; Craciunescu, I; Apetrei, E, Detection coronary artery fistulas in asymptomatic patients. The role of two-dimensional Doppler echocardiography. EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, 27, p. 803, 2006.
• Popescu, BA; Popescu, AC; Antonini-Canterin, F; Piazza, R; Ginghina, C; Dimulescu, D; Nicolosi, GL, Left ventricular diastolic dysfunction and left atrial size: a close relation. Can diastolic function be assessed by simply measuring LA size?. EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, 27, p. 824, 2006.
• Craciunescu, I; Pampu, G; Serban, M; Vasile, S; Popescu, BA; Moldovan, H; Deleanu, D; Ginghina, C, Occurrence and risk factors for CABG interventions after PTCA revascularization. JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR CARDIOLOGY, 42, pp. S243-S244, 2007.
• Popescu, BA; Popescu, AC; Antonini-Canterin, F; Rubin, D; Cappelletti, P; Piazza, R; Ginghina, C; Dimulescu, D; Nicolosi, GL, Prognostic role of left atrial volume in elderly patients with symptomatic stable chronic heart failure: Comparison with left ventricular diastolic dysfunction and B-Type natriuretic peptide. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 49 (9), p. 76A, 2007.
• Antonini-Canterin, F; Corrado, G; Faggiano, P; Popescu, BA; Carerj, S; La Carrubba, S; Zuppiroli, A; Nicolosi, GL, A medical therapy for aortic valve sclerosis and aortic valve stenosis? Rationale of the ASSIST study (Asymptomatic aortic Sclerosis/Stenosis: Influence of STatins): a large, observational, prospective, multicenter study of the Italian Society of Cardiovascular Echography. JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE, 7 (7), pp. 464-469, 2006.
• Cozma, D; Popescu, BA; Lighezan, D; Lucian, P; Mornos, C; Luca, CT; Ginghina, C; Dragulescu, SI, Relationship between global myocardial index and automatic left ventricular border detection pattern to identify biventricular pacing candidates. PACE-PACING AND CLINICAL ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, 30, pp. S54-S57, 2007.
• Cozma, D; Popescu, BA; Lighezan, D; Lucian, P; Mornos, C; Ginghina, C; Dragulescu, SI, Left atrial remodeling: Assessment of size and shape to detect vulnerability to atrial fibrillation. PACE-PACING AND CLINICAL ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, 30, pp. S147-S150, 2007.
• Canterin, FA; Popescu, BA; Popescu, AC; Rivaben, D; Cappelletti, P; Rubin, D; Cassin, M; Nicolosi, GL, Clinical and prognostic role of carbohydrate antigen 125 and brain natriuretic peptide in aortic stenosis. EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, 26, pp. 768-, 2005.
• Popescu, BA; Popescu, AC; Antonini-Canterin, F; Daniela, R; Cappelletti, P; Piazza, R; Ginghina, C; Dimulescu, D; Beladan, CC; Nicolosi, GL, Prognostic role of left atrial volume in elderly patients with symptomatic stable chronic heart failure: Comparison with left ventricular diastolic dysfunction and b-type natriuretic peptide. ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-A JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND AND ALLIED TECHNIQUES, 24 (10), pp. 1035-1043, 2007.
• Popescu, BA; Jurcut, R; Serban, M; Parascan, L; Ginghina, C, Shone's syndrome diagnosed with echocardiography and confirmed at pathology. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 9 (6), pp. 865-867, 2008.
• Antonini-Canterin, F; Hirsu, M; Popescu, BA; Leiballi, E; Piazza, R; Pavan, D; Ginghina, C; Nicolosi, GL, Stage-related effect of statin treatment on the progression of aortic valve sclerosis and stenosis. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 102 (6), pp. 738-742, 2008.
• Antonini-Canterin, F; Popescu, BA; Popescu, AC; Beladan, CC; Korcova, R; Piazza, R; Cappelletti, P; Rubin, D; Cassin, M; Faggiano, P; Nicolosi, GL, Heart failure in patients with aortic stenosis: Clinical and prognostic significance of carbohydrate antigen 125 and brain natriuretic peptide measurement. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 128 (3), pp. 406-412, 2008.
• Ginghina, C; Popescu, BA; Enache, R; Ungureanu, C; Deleanu, D; Platon, P, Pulmonary artery dilatation: an overlooked mechanism for angina pectoris. JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE, 9 (7), pp. 747-750, 2008.
• Antonini-Canterin, F; Piazza, R; Leiballi, E; Nicolosi, GL; Beladan, CC; Popescu, BA; Ginghina, C; Popescu, AC; Zingone, B, Left atrial remodelling early after mitral valve repair for degenerative mitral regurgitation. HEART, 94 (6), pp. 759-764, 2008.
• Popescu, BA; Muraru, D; Beladan, CC; Teodorescu, A; Savu, O; Hirsu, M; Ginghina, C, Relationship of Age-Related Changes in Left Atrial Strain With Left Ventricular Untwisting: A Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography Study in Normal Subjects. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 53 (10), p. A232, 2009.
• Ginghina, C; Beladan, CC; Iancu, M; Calin, A; Popescu, BA, Respiratory maneuvers in echocardiography: a review of clinical applications. CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND, 7, p. , 2009.
• Antonini-Canterin, F; Rosca, M; Beladan, CC; Popescu, BA; Piazza, R; Leiballi, E; Ginghina, C; Nicolosi, GL, Echo-Tracking Assessment of Carotid Artery Stiffness in Patients with Aortic Valve Stenosis. ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-A JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND AND ALLIED TECHNIQUES, 26 (7), pp. 823-831, 2009.
• Antonini-Canterin, F; Leiballi, E; Enache, R; Popescu, BA; Rosca, M; Cervesato, E; Piazza, R; Ginghina, C; Nicolosi, GL, Hydroxymethylglutaryl Coenzyme-A Reductase Inhibitors Delay the Progression of Rheumatic Aortic Valve Stenosis A Long-Term Echocardiographic Study. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 53 (20), pp. 1874-1879, 2009.
• Antonini-Canterin, F; Enache, R; Popescu, BA; Popescu, AC; Ginghina, C; Leiballi, E; Piazza, R; Pavan, D; Rubin, D; Cappelletti, P; Nicolosi, GL, Prognostic Value of Ventricular-Arterial Coupling and B-Type Natriuretic Peptide in Patients After Myocardial Infarction: A Five-Year Follow-Up Study. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 22 (11), pp. 1239-1245, 2009.
• Popescu, BA; Beladan, CC; Calin, A; Muraru, D; Deleanu, D; Rosca, M; Ginghina, C, Left ventricular remodelling and torsional dynamics in dilated cardiomyopathy: reversed apical rotation as a marker of disease severity. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF HEART FAILURE, 11 (10), pp. 945-951, 2009.
• Popescu, BA; Andrade, MJ; Badano, LP; Fox, KF; Flachskampf, FA; Lancellotti, P; Varga, A; Sicari, R; Evangelista, A; Nihoyannopoulos, P; Zamorano, JL; Derumeaux, G; Kasprzak, JD; Roelandt, JRTC, European Association of Echocardiography recommendations for training, competence, and quality improvement in echocardiography. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 10 (8), pp. 893-905, 2009.
• Badano, LP; Ginghina, C; Easaw, J; Muraru, D; Grillo, MT; Lancellotti, P; Pinamonti, B; Coghlan, G; Marra, MP; Popescu, BA; De Vita, S, Right ventricle in pulmonary arterial hypertension: haemodynamics, structural changes, imaging, and proposal of a study protocol aimed to assess remodelling and treatment effects. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 11 (1), pp. 27-37, 2010.
• Lancellotti, P; Tribouilloy, C; Hagendorff, A; Moura, L; Popescu, BA; Agricola, E; Monin, JL; Pierard, LA; Badano, L; Zamorano, JL, European Association of Echocardiography recommendations for the assessment of valvular regurgitation. Part 1: aortic and pulmonary regurgitation (native valve disease). EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 11 (3), pp. 223-244, 2010.
• Lancellotti, P; Moura, L; Pierard, LA; Agricola, E; Popescu, BA; Tribouilloy, C; Hagendorff, A; Monin, JL; Badano, L; Zamorano, JL, European Association of Echocardiography recommendations for the assessment of valvular regurgitation. Part 2: mitral and tricuspid regurgitation (native valve disease). EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 11 (4), pp. 307-332, 2010.
• Antonini-Canterin, F; Moura, LM; Enache, R; Leiballi, E; Pavan, D; Piazza, R; Popescu, BA; Ginghina, C; Nicolosi, GL; Rajamannan, NM, Effect of Hydroxymethylglutaryl Coenzyme-A Reductase Inhibitors on the Long-Term Progression of Rheumatic Mitral Valve Disease. CIRCULATION, 121 (19), pp. 2130-2136, 2010.
• Popescu, BA; Calin, A; Beladan, CC; Muraru, D; Rosca, M; Deleanu, D; Lancellotti, P; Antonini-Canterin, F; Nicolosi, GL; Ginghina, C, Left ventricular torsional dynamics in aortic stenosis: relationship between left ventricular untwisting and filling pressures. A two-dimensional speckle tracking study(dagger). EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 11 (5), pp. 406-413, 2010.
• Jurcut, R; Savu, O; Popescu, BA; Florian, A; Herlea, V; Moldovan, H; Ginghina, C, Primary Cardiac Leiomyosarcoma When Valvular Disease Becomes a Vascular Surgical Emergency. CIRCULATION, 121 (21), pp. E415-E418, 2010.
• Enache, R; Antonini-Canterin, F; Piazza, R; Popescu, BA; Leiballi, E; Marinigh, R; Andriani, C; Pecoraro, R; Ginghina, C; Nicolosi, GL, Long-Term Outcome in Asymptomatic Patients with Severe Aortic Regurgitation, Normal Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction, and Severe Left Ventricular Dilatation. ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-A JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND AND ALLIED TECHNIQUES, 27 (8), pp. 915-922, 2010.
• Rosca, M; Popescu, BA; Beladan, CC; Calin, A; Muraru, D; Popa, EC; Lancellotti, P; Enache, R; Coman, IM; Jurcut, R; Ghionea, M; Ginghina, C, Left Atrial Dysfunction as a Correlate of Heart Failure Symptoms in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 23 (10), pp. 1090-1098, 2010.
• Beladan, CC; Popescu, BA; Calin, A; Rosca, M; Moise, B; Voinea, F; Enache, R; Muraru, D; Jurcut, R; Ginghina, C, Ventricular-arterial coupling and left ventricular torsional dynamics in hypertensive heart disease. EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, 31, p. 92, 2010.
• Beladan, CC; Calin, A; Popescu, BA; Rosca, M; Muraru, D; Constantin, L; Dima, L; Antohi, L; Antonini-Canterin, F; Ginghina, C, Serum carbohydrate antigen 125 in patients with severe aortic stenosis and preserved ejection fraction. EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, 31, p. 127, 2010.
• Rosca, M; Calin, A; Popescu, BA; Beladan, CC; Floares, E; Muraru, D; Jurcut, R; Vriz, O; Antonini-Canterin, F; Ginghina, C, Arterial stiffness and its relationship with left ventricular function in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, 31, p. 327, 2010.
• Rosca, M; Popescu, BA; Beladan, CC; Calin, A; Floares, E; Muraru, D; Enache, R; Ghionea, M; Coman, IM; Ginghina, C, Relationship of left atrial myocardial deformation with left ventricular deformation and clinical status in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, 31, p. 329, 2010.
• Calin, A; Popescu, BA; Beladan, CC; Rosca, M; Moise, B; Voinea, F; Constantin, L; Muraru, D; Enache, R; Ginghina, C, Assessment of left atrial function in patients with left ventricular hypertrophy: comparison between aortic stenosis and hypertension. EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, 31, p. 952, 2010.
• Piazza, R; Enache, R; Roman-Pognuz, A; Muraru, D; Popescu, BA; Andriani, C; Cervesato, E; Antonini-Canterin, F; Ginghina, C; Nicolosi, GL, Correlates of apical rotation in patients with aortic regurgitation - a speckle-tracking echocardiography study. EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, 31, p. 1067, 2010.
• Giusca, S; Jurcut, R; Ticulescu, R; Dumitru, D; Vladaia, A; Savu, O; Voican, A; Popescu, BA; Ginghina, C, Accuracy of Handheld Echocardiography for Bedside Diagnostic Evaluation in a Tertiary Cardiology Center: Comparison with Standard Echocardiography. ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-A JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND AND ALLIED TECHNIQUES, 28 (2), pp. 136-141, 2011.
• Popescu, BA; Muraru, D; Beladan, CC; Lacau, IS; Ginghina, C, Atrioventricular Block in the Elderly Does Echocardiography Hold the Key?. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 57 (2), p. 219, 2011.
• Popescu, BA; Lupescu, I; Al Georgescu, S; Ginghina, C, Giant Left Atrium With Calcified Walls and Thrombus in a Patient With an Old, Normally Functioning Ball-in-Cage Mitral Valve Prosthesis. CIRCULATION, 122 (24), pp. E579-E580, 2010.
• Giusca, S; Jurcut, R; Popescu, BA; Ginghina, C, Reply to "Will Pocket Echocardiography Provide a Bedside Diagnosis". ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-A JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND AND ALLIED TECHNIQUES, 28 (4), p. 489, 2011.
• Popescu, BA, The Romanian Working Group on Echocardiography: past, present, and future. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 12 (4), pp. 261-262, 2011.
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