Ion Codreanu, MD, PhD, MSc, DPhil (Oxon)

Habilitated Doctor of Medicine

Associate Professor of Radiology

Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging

State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Nicolae Testemitanu”

Scientific adviser, The National Council on Accreditation and Attestation

Chisinau, Republic of Moldova


Biography

Degrees and Qualifications:

• 2016 Moldova Board of Radiology, Republic of Moldova
• 2011 American Board of Nuclear Medicine (ABNM) certification, USA
• 2011 Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (CBNC) certification, USA
• 2010 D.Phil. (Doctor of Philosophy), Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
• 2008 M.Sc. (Master of Science) in Diagnostic Imaging, Graduation with Distinction, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
• 2000 Ph.D. degree, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila”, Bucharest, Romania, Europe
• 1992 M.D., State University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, Europe

Research Interest

Scientific Activities

Board Certifications:

• American Board of Nuclear Medicine (ABNM), USA
• Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (CBNC), USA
• Moldova Board of Radiology, Republic of Moldova

Licensure:

• Republic of Moldova (unrestricted license, last renewal 06.2016, License No. 007483)
• Romania (unrestricted license, last renewal 12.2015, License No. B07-2303/2)
• U.S.A., State of Pennsylvania (unrestricted license, inactive, License No. MD443878)
• U.S.A., State of Arizona (unrestricted license, inactive, License No. 45291)
• United Kingdom (full registration as a medical practitioner, inactive, GMC No. 7004955)


Professional Appointments:

2017 -current
- Scientific adviser, The National Council on Accreditation and Attestation, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
2016 -current
- Associate Professor of Radiology, Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Nicolae Testemitanu”, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
2013 - 2016 - Radiology Resident, State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Nicolae Testemitanu”, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
2011 - 2012 - PET/CT Fellow and Clinical Instructor, Department of Medical Imaging, The University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
2010 - 2011 - Chief Resident, Nuclear Medicine Residency program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
2009 - 2011 - Nuclear Medicine Resident, University of Pennsylvania Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
2007 - 2009 - Clinical Research Fellow / D.Phil. student, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
2007 - 2008 - Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Diagnostic Imaging, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
2006 - 2007 - Internal Medicine internship, Montefiore Medical Center – North Division, New York Medical College, USA
2005 - 2006 - Graduate Studies in Molecular Pharmacology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
2003 - 2004 - Research Coordinator within USAID Program, (UCLA School of Public Health project), Republic of Moldova, Europe
2000 - 2003 - Clinical Research Fellow, Baker Heart Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia/ National Heart Centre of Singapore
1993 - 2000 - Ph.D. Fellow, University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Carol Davila", Bucharest, Romania, Europe
1986 - 1992 - Medical student, Faculty of General Medicine, State University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, Europe

Memberships in Professional and Scientific Societies:

• Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI)
• American College of Nuclear Medicine (ACNM)
• American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC)
• Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
• American College of Radiology (ACR)
• Society of Imaging Physicians of Moldova

Editorial Board of Academic Journals:

• Aging Research Open Access
• Bone and Muscle
• Clinical Nuclear Medicine
• Clinics in Oncology
• Cancer Prevention: Current Research Journal
• Cancer Research and Reports
• Clinical and Experimental Orthopedics
• EC Orthopaedics
• Global Science Chronicle
• IBIMA publishing, JMED Research
• IL Journal of Otolaryngology and Rhinology
• International Journal of Diagnostic Imaging
• International Journal of Medical & Clinical Imaging
• Journal of Case Reports: Clinical & Medical
• Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Radiology
• JSM Head and Face Medicine
• Neurology & Neurotherapy Open Access Journal
• Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (Scientia Ricerca journals)
• Peer Reviewed Academia Sciences
• Remedy Publications - Remedy Open Access
• SL Pediatrics & Therapeutics (Scientific Literature journals)
• SM Journal of Cancer Science & Clinical Research

Peer Reviews for Academic Journals:

• Aging Research Open Access
• Bone and Muscle
• Case Reports in Health and Medicine
• Clinical Nuclear Medicine
• Clinics in Oncology
• Clinical and Experimental Orthopedics
• Cancer Prevention: Current Research Journal
• Cancer Research and Reports
• Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging & Visualization
• Current Medical Imaging Reviews
• EC Orthopaedics
• Global Science Chronicle
• Graphy Publications
• Heart, Lung and Circulation
• IBIMA publishing, JMED Research journal
• IL Journal of Otolaryngology and Rhinology
• International Journal of Diagnostic Imaging
• International Journal of Medical & Clinical Imaging
• International Journal of Molecular Imaging
• Journal of Applied Physiology
• Journal of Case Reports: Clinical & Medical
• Journal of Neuroimaging
• Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Radiology
• Journal of Orthopedic Research and Therapy
• Journal of Precision Medicine and Public Health
• Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine
• JSM Foot and Ankle
• JSM Head and Face Medicine
• Neurology & Neurotherapy Open Access Journal
• Open Journal of Pediatrics & Neonatal Care
• Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (Scientia Ricerca journals)
• Peer Reviewed Academia Sciences
• Remedy Publications - Remedy Open Access
• SL Pediatrics & Therapeutics (Scientific Literature journals)
• SM Journal of Cancer Science & Clinical Research
• The Anatolian Journal of Cardiology
• The Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism

Awards and Honors:

Annual Research Award for 2016, State University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova (Rector Order Nr. 351-A from 19.10.2017)
Annual Research Award for 2015, State University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova (Rector Order Nr. 307-A from 18.10.2016)
Habilitated Doctor of Medicine, State University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, Europe (2016)
Co-author of the study “Normobaric hypoxia impairs cardiac energetics and diastolic function in normal human volunteers”, which has been awarded the British Society for Cardiovascular Research (BSCR) Young Investigator Prize for best oral presentation (2009)
Distinction for MSc in Diagnostic Imaging, Oxford University, UK (2008)
Soros Foundation Young Scientist Award (1997)
Nicolae Testemitanu Academic Excellence Award (1989 – 1992)

Publications

1. Rotaru N, Malîga O, Codreanu I. Harmonization of educational management in radiology and medical imaging in the Republic of Moldova with international standards.
Moldovan Journal of Health Sciences. 2017;13(3):66-78
2. Rotaru N, Crivcheanschii M, Condrea E, Seu V, Codreanu I. Temporomandibular joint deformities and atlantoaxial impaction in rheumatoid arthritis. Journal of Case Reports: Clinical & Medical. 2017; 1(1):111
3. Rotaru N, Punga J, Crivcheanschii M, Codreanu I. Organized breast seroma mimicking local tumor recurrence. The Breast Journal. 2017 Sep;23(5):601-602
4. Rotaru N, Crivcheanschii M, Punga J, Condrea E, Codreanu I. Hypoglossal neurinoma of the carotid space segment. Int J Med Clin Imaging. 2017;1(1):8-9
5. Rotaru N, Maliga O, Crivcheanschii M, Codreanu I, Repin O, Munteanu A. Mediastinal cavernous hemangioma in a child with pulmonary hypertension. Clin Oncol. 2016;1:1086
6. Condrea E, Timirgaz V, Groppa S, Codreanu I, Rotaru N. Local fibrinolysis in spontaneous supratentorial hematomas: comparison with surgical and medical treatment.
Interventional Neurology. 2016;5:165-173
7. Zhuang H, Codreanu I. Growing applications of FDG PET-CT imaging in non-oncologic conditions. J Biomed Res. 2015 May;29(3):189-202.
8. Dasanu CA, Bockorny B, Grabska J, Codreanu I. Prevalence and Pattern of Autoimmune Conditions in Patients with Marginal Zone Lymphoma: A Single Institution Experience. Conn Med. 2015 Apr;79(4):197-200.
9. Yang J, Codreanu I, Servaes S, Zhuang H. Radionuclide Salivagram and Gastroesophageal Reflux Scintigraphy in Pediatric Patients: Targeting Different Types of
Pulmonary Aspiration. Clin Nucl Med. 2015 Jul;40(7):559-63.
10. Rotaru N, Punga J, Codreanu I, Gavrilasenco I, Manea D, Cujba N. Nonsuppurative nodular panniculitis of the breast. Clin Breast Cancer. 2015 Aug;15(4):e219-21.
11. Codreanu I, Pegg TJ, Selvanayagam JB, Robson MD, Rider OJ, Dasanu CA, Jung BA, Taggart DP, Rotaru N, Clarke K, Holloway CJ. Comprehensive assessment of left
ventricular wall motion abnormalities in coronary artery disease using cardiac magnetic resonance. J Cardiol Neuro Cardiovasc Dis, 2015 2(1):100006
12. Bai X, Codreanu I, Yang H, Servaes S, Zhuang H. Horseshoe Kidney Incidentally Revealed on Meckel Scintigraphy. Clin Nucl Med. 2015 Sep;40(9):742-3. doi:
10.1097/RLU.0000000000000737.
13. Bai X, Codreanu I, Kaplan SL, Servaes S, Zhuang H. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Dominated by Multiple Organ Extranodal Disease Revealed on FDG PET/CT. Clin Nucl
Med. 2015 Apr;40(4):360-363
14. Liu B, Kaplan SL, Yang H, Codreanu I, Zhuang H. Constipation causing elevated iodine activity in the rectum mimicking thyroid cancer metastasis. Clin Nucl Med. 2015
May;40(5):442-5.
15. Liu B, Yang H, Codreanu I, Zhuang H. Increased MIBG activity in the uterine cervix due to menstruation. Clin Nucl Med. 2015 Feb;40(2):179-181
16. Salavati A, Borofsky S, Boon-Keng TK, Houshmand S, Khiewvan B, Saboury B, Codreanu I, Torigian DA, Zaidi H, Alavi A. Application of Partial Volume Effect Correction and 4D PET in the Quantification of FDG Avid Lung Lesions. Mol Imaging Biol. 2015 Feb;17(1):140-148.
17. Atienza J, Bockorny B, Dadla A, Codreanu I, Dasanu CA. Inflammatory and immunerelated conditions associated with Waldenström's macroglobulinemia: a single center experience. Leuk Lymphoma. 2015 Apr;56(4)
18. Jethava A, Codreanu I, Thayer J, Bandyopadhyay T, Ali S, Dasanu CA. Operated bronchial carcinoids: clinical outcomes and long-term follow-up of a single institution
series of 30 patients. Conn Med. 2014;78(7):409-415.
19. Condrea E, Lisii D, Timirgaz V, Codreanu I, Rotaru N. Latent spinal epidural abscess revealed 4 months following esophageal perforation. Spine J. 2014 Dec 1;14(12):3054-3055. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2014.07.012.
20. Yang J, Codreanu I, Zhuang H. Minimal Lymphatic Leakage in an Infant With Chylothorax Detected by Lymphoscintigraphy SPECT/CT. Pediatrics. 2014 Aug;134(2):
e606-10. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-2689.
21. Liu B, Codreanu I, Yang J, Servaes S, Zhuang H. Diffuse Elevated Metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) Activity in the Renal Parenchyma Caused by
Compromised Renal Blood Flow. Clin Nucl Med. 2014 Nov;39(11):1005-1008.
22. Yang J, Codreanu I, Servaes S, Zhuang H. Persistent Intense MIBG Activity in the Liver Caused by Prior Radiation. Clin Nucl Med. 2014 Oct;39(10):926-930.
23. Dasanu CA, Codreanu I, Mesologites T, Ali S, Sullivan P, Jethava A. Western variant of brain intravascular lymphoma displaying three distinct evolutive radiologic stages. Conn Med. 2014 Feb;78(2):73-6.
24. Holloway CJ, Murray AJ, Mitchell K, Martin DS, Johnson AW, Cochlin LE, Codreanu I, Dhillon S, Rodway GW, Ashmore T, Levett DZ, Neubauer S, Montgomery HE, Grocott MP, Clarke K. Oral coenzyme Q10 supplementation does not prevent cardiac alterations at high altitude. High Alt Med Biol. 2014 Dec;15(4):459-67. doi: 10.1089/ham.2013.1053.
25. Codreanu I, Robson MD, Rider OJ, Pegg TJ, Dasanu CA, Jung BA, Rotaru N, Clarke K,Holloway CJ. Details of left ventricular radial wall motion supporting the ventricular
theory of the third heart sound obtained by cardiac MR. Br J Radiol. 2014 May;87(1037):20130780. doi: 10.1259/bjr.20130780. Epub 2014 Feb 24.
26. Hernandez-Martinez A, Marin-Oyaga VA, Salavati A, Saboury B, Codreanu I, Lam MG, Torigian DA, Alavi A. Quantitative assessment of global hepatic glycolysis in
patients with cirrhosis and normal controls using 18F-FDG-PET/CT: a pilot study. Ann Nucl Med. 2014 Jan;28(1):53-9. doi: 10.1007/s12149-013-0780-y
27. Bockorny B, Codreanu I, Dasanu CA. Prevalence of autoimmune hematologic and nonhematologic conditions in large granular lymphocytic leukemia - exploratory analysis of a series of consecutive patients. Leuk Lymphoma. 2014 Jun;55(6):1399-401. doi: 10.3109/10428194.2013.831090.
28. Codreanu I, Dasanu CA, Zhuang H, Neuroblastoma with a solitary intraventricular brain metastasis visualized on I-123 MIBG scan. J Neuroimaging. 2014 Mar-Apr;24(2):202-4.
29. Codreanu I, Zhuang H. Disparities in uptake pattern of 123I-MIBG, 18F-FDG and 99mTc-MDP within the same primary neuroblastoma. Clin Nucl Med. 2014 Feb;39(2):e184-6.
30. Codreanu I, Pegg TJ, Selvanayagam JB, Robson MD, Rider OJ, Dasanu CA, Jung BA, Taggart DP, Golding SJ, Clarke K, Holloway CJ. Normal values of regional and global
myocardial wall motion in young and elderly individuals using navigator gated tissue phase mapping. Age (Dordr). 2014 Feb;36(1):231-41.
31. Codreanu I, Robson MD, Rider OJ, Pegg TJ, Dasanu CA, Jung BA, Clarke K, Holloway CJ. Effects of ventricular insertion sites on rotational motion of individual left ventricular segments studied by cardiac magnetic resonance. Br J Radiol. 2013 Nov;86(1031): 20130326. doi: 10.1259/bjr.20130326.
32. Chen W, Codreanu I, Yang J, Li G, Servaes S, Zhuang H. Tube feeding is increasing the gastric emptying rate determined by gastroesophageal scintigraphy. Clin Nucl Med. 2013 Dec;38(12):962-5.
33. Dasanu CA, Shimanovsky A, Jain K, Codreanu I. Mediastinal choriocarcinoma presenting with syncope. Conn Med. 2013 Sep;77(8):473-475
34. Yang J, Codreanu I, Servaes S, Zhuang H. Necessity of performing I-131 MIBG posttherapy scan in patients with metastatic neuroblastoma. Nucl Med Commun. 2013
Oct;34(10):1023-4.
35. Dasanu CA, Jethava A, Ali S, Codreanu I. Gastrointestinal stromal tumor of small intestine and synchronous bilateral papillary renal cell carcinoma. Conn Med. 2013
Aug;77(7):405-7.
36. Blomberg B, Codreanu I, Cheng G, Werner TJ, Alavi A. Beta Cell Imaging: call for evidence-based and scientific approach. Mol Imaging Biol. 2013 Apr;15(2):123-30
37. Codreanu I, Chamroonrat W, Edwards K, Zhuang H. Effects of frame acquisition rate on sensitivity of gastroesophageal reflux scintigraphy. Br J Radiol. 2013 Jun;86(1026): 20130084
38. Yang J, Codreanu I, Servaes S, Zhuang H. Elevated iodine uptake at the autogenous bone graft harvest sites. Clin Nucl Med. 2012 Sep;37(9):901-3.
39. Dasanu CA, Bauer F, Codreanu I, Padmanabhan P, Rampurwala M. Plasmablastic hemato-lymphoid neoplasm with a complex genetic signature of Burkitt lymphoma
responding to bortezomib. Hematol Oncol. 2012 Aug 17. doi: 10.1002/hon.2024.
40. Yang J, Codreanu I, Servaes S, Zhuang H. I-131 MIBG post therapy scan is more sensitive than I-123 MIBG pre-therapy scan in the evaluation of metastatic neuroblastoma Nucl Med Commun. 2012 Nov;33(11):1134-7.
41. Dasanu CA, Codreanu I. 'Low-dose computed tomography: could it be applied for secondary prevention in patients undergoing resection for lung cancer?' J Thorac Oncol. 2012 May;7(5):943-4
42. Yang J, Codreanu I, Servaes S, Zhuang H. Metastatic embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma to the pancreas presenting as acute pancreatitis detected by FDG PET/CT. Clin Nucl Med. 2012 Jul;37(7):694-6.
43. Codreanu I, Zhuang H, Alavi A, Torigian DA. Patellar metastasis from lung adenocarcinoma revealed by FDG-PET/CT. Clin Nucl Med. 2012 Jun;37(6):623-4.
44. Yang J, Codreanu I, Servaes S, Zhuang H. Earlier Detection of Bone Metastases From Pleomorphic Liposarcoma in a Pediatric Patient by FDG PET/CT Than Planar 99mTc
MDP Bone Scan. Clin Nucl Med. 2012 May;37(5):e104-7.
45. Dasanu CA, Ong-Bacay A, Codreanu I. Newer Developments in the Therapeutics of the Transitional Cell Carcinoma of Renal Pelvis. J Oncol Pharm Pract. 2012 Mar;18(1):97-103
46. Codreanu I, Yang J, Zhuang H. Brain SPECT in Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: a case report and study implications. J Child Neurol. 2012 Feb 28. [Epub ahead of print]
47. Codreanu I, Lim E, Dasanu CA. Monostotic Paget's disease involving the calcaneus encountered incidentally on bone scintigraphy. The Foot (Edinb). 2012 Sep;22(3):135-7.
48. Dasanu CA, Codreanu I. Persistent Polyclonal B-Cell Lymphocytosis in Chronic Smokers: More Than Meets the Eye. Conn Med. 2012 Feb;76(2):69-72
49. Codreanu I, Dasanu CA, Weinstein GS, Divgi C. Fluorodeoxyglucose-induced allergic reaction: a case report. J Oncol Pharm Pract. 2012 Jan 20.
50. Bockorny B, Codreanu I, Dasanu CA. Hodgkin lymphoma as Richter transformation in chronic lymphocytic leukemia: retrospective analysis of the existing literature. Br J
Haematol. 2012 Jan;156(1):50-66.
51. Dasanu CA, Codreanu I. Splenic calcification. N Engl J Med. 2011 Sep 15;365(11):1042.
52. Codreanu I, Chamroonrat W, Cheng G, Servaes S, Zhuang H. Elevated MDP activity in the spleen due to fungal infection. J Clin Nucl Med. 2011 Sep;36(9):811-3.
53. Codreanu I, Robson MD, Rider OJ, Pegg TJ, Jung BA, Dasanu CA, Clarke K, Holloway CJ. Chasing the reflected wave back into the heart: A new hypothesis while the jury is still out. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2011;7:365-73.
54. Codreanu I, Pegg TJ, Selvanayagam JB, Robson MD, Rider OJ, Dasanu CA, Jung BA, Taggart DP, Clarke K, Holloway CJ. Details of Left Ventricular Remodeling and the
Mechanism of Paradoxical Ventricular Septal Motion after Coronary Artery By-pass Graft Surgery. J Invasive Cardiol. 2011 Jul;23(7):276-82.
55. Dasanu CA, Bidros M, Codreanu I. High-Grade Solitary Extramedullary Plasmacytoma Arising in Skeletal Muscle of a Kidney Transplant Recipient. Leukemia Research 2011 Sep;35(9):e181-3.
56. Dasanu CA, Codreanu I. Isolated Thrombocytopenia: Should We Routinely Screen for Antiphospholipid Antibodies? Conn Med. 2011 May;75(5): 281-4.
57. Holloway C, Cochlin L, Codreanu I, Bloch E, Fatemian M, Szmigielski C, Atherton H, Heather L, Francis J, Neubauer S, Robbins P, Montgomery H, Clarke K. Normobaric
Hypoxia Impairs Human Cardiac Energetics. FASEB J. 2011 Sep;25(9):3130-5.
58. Codreanu I, Zhuang H. Isolated cholangiolitis revealed by 18F-FDG PET/CT in a patient with fever of unknown origin. Hell J Nucl Med. 2011 Jan-Apr;14(1):60-1.
59. Holloway CJ, Cochlin LE, Emmanuel Y, Murray A, Codreanu I, Edwards LM, Szmigielski C, Tyler DJ, Knight NS, Saxby BK, Lambert B, Thompson C, Neubauer S,
Clarke K. A high-fat diet impairs cardiac high-energy phosphate metabolism and cognitive function in healthy human subjects. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Apr;93(4):748-55
60. Edwards LM, Murray AJ, Holloway CJ, Carter EE, Kemp GJ, Codreanu I, Brooker H, Tyler DJ, Peter A. Robbins PA, Clarke K. Short-term consumption of a high-fat diet
impairs whole-body efficiency and cognitive function in sedentary men. FASEB J. 2011 Mar;25(3):1088-96.
61. Holloway CJ, Montgomery HE, Murray AJ, Cochlin LE, Codreanu I, Hopwood N, Johnson AW, Rider OJ, Levett DZ, Tyler DJ, Francis JM, Neubauer S, Grocott MP,
Clarke K. Cardiac response to hypobaric hypoxia: persistent changes in cardiac mass, function, and energy metabolism after a trek to Mt. Everest Base Camp. FASEB J. 2011
Feb;25(2):792-6.
62. Codreanu I, Robson MD, Golding SJ, Jung BA, Clarke K, Holloway CJ. Longitudinally and circumferentially directed movements of the left ventricle studied by cardiovascular magnetic resonance phase contrast velocity mapping, J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2010 Aug 17;12:48.

Book chapters:

1. Natalia Rotaru, Valerii Pripa, Janna Punga, Eugeniu Condrea, Victoria Seu, Otilia Frumusachi, Maxim Crivcheanschii, Ion Codreanu, Hongming Zhuang, Abass Alavi.
Nuclear Medicine Imaging for Evaluation of Low Back Pain. Neuroimaging. 2016. SM Online Publishers LLC, Dover, DE, USA.
2. Bing Xu, Yuejian Liu, Ion Codreanu. Utilization of FDG PET/CT in the Management of Inflammation and Infection in Patients with Malignancies. PET Clinics. 2012, Volume 7,Issue 2.
3. Jian Q. Yu, Mohan Doss, Ion Codreanu, Hongming Zhuang. PET/CT in Patients with Sarcoidosis or IgG4 Disease. PET Clinics. 2012, Volume 7, Issue 2.

Published abstracts:

1. Crivcheanschii M, Punga J, Codreanu I. Optimization of clinical breast MR imaging on 1.5-T system: adjusting scanning sequences to suspected pathology for shortening
imaging time. Радіологічний вісник. 2017; 1-2(62-63):47-48
2. Codreanu I, Saboury B, Salavati A, Werner TJ, Delbello C, Cheng G, Akers S, Alavi A. The importance of early and delayed FDG-PET imaging in evaluating inflammatory
atherosclerotic changes within the arterial wall. J Nucl Med. 2013; 54 (Suppl 2):1684
3. Atienza JA, Codreanu I, Varilla V, Reale M, Silver J, Pazooki M and Dasanu CA. Prevalence of autoimmune conditions in patients with Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia:
Exploratory analysis of a series of consecutive patients. American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Conference, Chicago, IL, May-June 2013 (supple; abstr e19514)
4. Codreanu I, Pegg TJ, Selvanayagam JB, Robson MD, Rider OJ, Dasanu CA, Jung BA, Taggart DP, Clarke K, Holloway CJ. Changes in Global and Regional Left Ventricular
Wall Motion with Increasing Age Obtained Using Navigator Gated Tissue Phase Mapping. European Heart Journal, 2012;33:1022
5. Grabska J, Bockorny B, Codreanu I, Mewawalla P, Dasanu C. Prevalence of autoimmune conditions in patients with marginal zone lymphoma – exploratory analysis
of a series of consecutive patients. J Clin Oncol 30, 2012 (suppl; abstr e18543)
6. Bockorny B, Grabska J, Codreanu I, Mewawalla P, Silver J, Dasanu C. Prevalence of autoimmune manifestations in patients with large granular lymphocytic leukemia –
exploratory analysis of a series of consecutive patients. J Clin Oncol. 30, 2012 (suppl;abstr 6555)
7. Yang J, Servaes S, Codreanu I, Zhuang H. I-131-MIBG post therapy scan is essential for complete evaluation of metastatic neuroblastoma. J Nucl Med. 2012; 53 (Suppl 1):2200
8. Yang J, Servaes S, Codreanu I, Zhuang H. Salivagram is more likely to detect lung aspiration than gastroesophageal scintigraphy in pediatric patient. J Nucl Med. 2012; 53(Suppl 1):257
9. Codreanu I, Chamroonrat W, Gaddam S, Zhuang H. Comparison of gastroesophageal scintigraphy at 5-sec and 60-sec frame acquisition. J Nucl Med. 2011; 52 (Suppl 1):1399
10. Holloway CJ, Cochlin LE, Montgomery HE, Johnson AW, Codreanu I, Bloch E, Tyler DJ, Levett DZ, Grocott MP, Fatemian M, Szmigielski C, Francis JM, Robbins P,
Neubauer S, Clarke K. A Decrease in Cardiac Energy Metabolism Precedes a Reduction in Mass and Function in the Hypoxic Human Heart, Circulation. 2010;122:A17879
11. Codreanu I, Pegg TJ, Holloway CJ, Rider OJ, Robson MD, Taggart DP, Neubauer S, Clarke K, Evaluation of left ventricular wall motion in ischaemic heart disease pre- and post-cardiac surgery using cardiac MR, J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2010, 12(Suppl1):P160
12. Holloway CJ, Cochlin LE, Codreanu I, Bloch E, Fatemianl M, Szmigielski C, Johnson A, Francis JM, Robbins P, Neubauer S, Clarke K, Normobaric hypoxia impairs cardiac
energetics and diastolic function in normal human volunteers, Heart 2010;96:A9
13. Codreanu I, Holloway CJ, Pegg TJ, Robson MD, Neubauer S, Clarke K, New details of reflected pressure wave propagation on left ventricular segments, J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2010, 12(Suppl 1):P127
14. Holloway CJ, Cochlin LE, Codreanu I, Bloch E, Fatemianl M, Szmigielski C, Johnson A, Francis JM, Robbins P, Neubauer S, Clarke K, Normobaric hypoxia elevates free fatty acids and impairs cardiac energetics and diastolic function in normal human volunteers, J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2010, 12(Suppl 1): O18
15. Codreanu I, Holloway CJ, Rider OJ, Petersen SE, Robson MD, Jung BA, Golding SJ, Neubauer S, Clarke K, Evaluation of 3-Dimensional left ventricular velocities with
Cardiac MR Imaging using Navigator Gated High Temporal Resolution Tissue Phase Mapping, J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2009, 11(Suppl 1):P278
16. Dutcher JP, Dasanu C, Codreanu I, Yeddu M, Muniswamy H, Wiernik PH, Alexandrescu DT, Correlation between hemodynamic parameters and response to highdose
interleukin-2 in metastatic melanoma. J Clin Oncol, 2006, Jun; 24(18S):18012

Presentations:

1. Codreanu I. Justification of diagnostic procedures using ionizing radiation in the Republic of Moldova.
- Meeting on Safety and Quality in Diagnostic Imaging in Conjunction with 7th Eurasian
Radiology Forum, Astana, Kazakhstan, 10-13 October 2017
2. Codreanu I. Optimization of radiation dose for diagnostic procedures in the Republic of Moldova.
- Meeting on Safety and Quality in Diagnostic Imaging in Conjunction with 7th Eurasian Radiology Forum, Astana, Kazakhstan, 10-13 October 2017
3. Crivcheanschii M, Punga J, Codreanu I. Optimization of clinical breast MR imaging on 1.5-T system: adjusting scanning sequences to suspected pathology for shortening
imaging time.
- Fifth National Forum with international participation "Radiology in Ukraine", March 22-24, 2017, Kiev, Ukraine
4. Rotaru N, Punga J, Codreanu I. Implementation of diagnostic imaging quality assurance program in the Republic of Moldova: aiming towards EU standards and legislation adjustments.
- The European Congress of Radiology (ECR), March 1-5, 2017, Vienna, Austria
5. Rotaru N, Punga J, Codreanu I. Quality management of medical imaging services in the Republic of Moldova.
- The 3rd International Conference “Health Technology Management”, October 6-7, 2016, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
6. Rotaru N, Condrea O, Spinei L, C Codreanu I. Healthcare quality and total quality management in medical imaging: national and international quality assurance standards.
- The European Congress of Radiology (ECR), March 4-8, 2015, Vienna, Austria
7. Rotaru N, Punga J, Codreanu I, Gavrilasenco I, Manea D, Cujba N. Recognizing nodular panniculitis of the breast.
- The European Congress of Radiology (ECR), March 4-8, 2015, Vienna, Austria
8. Codreanu I, Saboury B, Salavati A, Werner TJ, Delbello C, Cheng G, Akers S, Alavi A. The importance of early and delayed FDG-PET imaging in evaluating inflammatory
atherosclerotic changes within the arterial wall.
- Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) 2013 Annual Meeting, June 8-12, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
9. Atienza JA, Codreanu I, Varilla V, Reale M, Silver J, Pazooki M and Dasanu CA. Prevalence of autoimmune conditions in patients with Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia:
Exploratory analysis of a series of consecutive patients.
- American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Conference, May 31 - June 4, 2013 Chicago, IL, USA
10. Codreanu I, Pegg TJ, Selvanayagam JB, Robson MD, Rider OJ, Dasanu CA, Jung BA, Taggart DP, Clarke K, Holloway CJ. Changes in Global and Regional Left Ventricular
Wall Motion with Increasing Age Obtained Using Navigator Gated Tissue Phase Mapping.
− European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2012, 25-29 August 2012, Munich, Germany
11. Codreanu I, Evaluation of Three Dimensional Segmental Myocardial Motion Using Cardiac Magnetic Resonance.
− National Institutes of Health, February 28, 2011, Bethesda, MD, USA
12. Grabska J, Bockorny B, Codreanu I, Mewawalla P, Dasanu C. Prevalence of autoimmune conditions in patients with marginal zone lymphoma – exploratory analysis
of a series of consecutive patients.
− American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 48th Annual Meeting, 1–5 June 2012, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
13. Bockorny B, Grabska J, Codreanu I, Mewawalla P, Silver J, Dasanu C. Prevalence of autoimmune manifestations in patients with large granular lymphocytic leukemia –
exploratory analysis of a series of consecutive patients.
− American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 48th Annual Meeting, 1–5 June 2012, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
14. Yang J, Servaes S, Codreanu I, Zhuang H. I-131-MIBG post therapy scan is essential for complete evaluation of metastatic neuroblastoma.
− Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) Annual Meeting, 9-13 June 2012, Miami, Florida, USA.
15. Yang J, Servaes S, Codreanu I, Zhuang H. Salivagram is more likely to detect lung aspiration than gastroesophageal scintigraphy in pediatric patients.
− Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) Annual Meeting, 9-13 June 2012, Miami, Florida, USA.
16. Codreanu I, Chamroonrat W, Gaddam S, Zhuang H. Comparison of gastroesophageal scintigraphy at 5-sec and 60-sec frame acquisition.
− Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) Annual Meeting, 4-8 June 2011, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
17. Holloway CJ, Cochlin LE, Montgomery HE, Johnson AW, Codreanu I, Bloch E, Tyler DJ, Levett DZ, Grocott MP, Fatemian M, Szmigielski C, Francis JM, Robbins P,
Neubauer S, Clarke K. A Decrease in Cardiac Energy Metabolism Precedes a Reduction in Mass and Function in the Hypoxic Human Heart.
− American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions, 13-17 November 2010, Chicago, Illinois, USA
18. Holloway CJ, Cochlin LE, Codreanu I, Bloch E, Fatemianl M, Szmigielski C, Johnson A, Francis JM, Robbins P, Neubauer S, Clarke K. Normobaric hypoxia impairs cardiac
energetics and diastolic function in normal human volunteers.
− British Society for Cardiovascular Research (BSCR) Autumn 2009 Meeting, 8-9 September 2009, Oxford, United Kingdom.
19. Codreanu I, Pegg TJ, Holloway CJ, Rider OJ, Robson MD, Taggart DP, Neubauer S, Clarke K. Evaluation of left ventricular wall motion in ischaemic heart disease pre- and post-cardiac surgery using cardiac MR.
− Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) 13th Annual Scientific Sessions, 21-24 January 2010, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
20. Codreanu I, Holloway CJ, Pegg TJ, Robson MD, Neubauer S, Clarke K. New details of reflected pressure wave propagation on left ventricular segments.
− Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) 13th Annual Scientific Sessions, 21-24 January 2010, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
21. Holloway CJ, Cochlin LE, Codreanu I, Bloch E, Fatemianl M, Szmigielski C, Johnson A, Francis JM, Robbins P, Neubauer S, Clarke K. Normobaric hypoxia elevates free fatty acids and impairs cardiac energetics and diastolic function in normal human volunteers.
− Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) 13th Annual Scientific Sessions, 21-24 January 2010, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
22. Codreanu I, Holloway CJ, Rider OJ, Petersen SE, Robson MD, Jung BA, Golding SJ, Neubauer S, Clarke K. Evaluation of 3-Dimensional left ventricular velocities with
Cardiac MR Imaging using Navigator Gated High Temporal Resolution Tissue Phase Mapping.
− Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) 12th Annual Scientific Sessions, 29 January - 1 February 2009, Orlando, Florida, USA.
23. Dutcher JP, Dasanu C, Codreanu I, Yeddu M, Muniswamy H, Wiernik PH, Alexandrescu DT, Correlation between hemodynamic parameters and response to highdose
interleukin-2 in metastatic melanoma.
− American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 42nd Annual Meeting, 2–6 June 2006, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
24. Codreanu I, Kingwell B, Cameron J, Lim YL. Studies on the functional mechanical properties of large conduit arteries and their potential therapeutic impact in cardiovascular disease.− 3rd Vascular Biology Group Research Meeting, Singapore, 19 August 2002; Singapore
25. Codreanu I, Arterial elasticity and endothelial function assessment - ongoing studies and preliminary results.
− National Heart Centre of Singapore, 03 July 2002; Singapore
26. Codreanu I, Chin-Dusting J, Lim YL, Reversal of endothelial dysfunction in patients with congestive heart failure: implications for quality of life.− 2nd Vascular Biology Group Research Meeting, Singapore, 19 October 2001, Singapore
27. Codreanu I, National Heart Centre - Baker Medical Research Unit: research studies and joint projects.
− National Heart Centre of Singapore, 4 July 2001, Singapore
28. Candea V, Codreanu I, Dumitrascu Gh, Intracardiac tumours.
− XVIII National Congress of Surgery, Bucharest, Romania, 22-25 May 1995, Bucharest, Romania
29. Codreanu I, Candea V, Tintoiu I, Dumitrascu Gh, Le barage mitral non valvulaire: les et les thromboses de l"oreillette gauche.
− VI-eme Symposium de chirurgie cardiovasculaire, 7-8 Septembrie 1995, Cercle Militare National; Bucharest, Romania
30. Candea V, Tintoiu I, Codreanu I, Myxomes intracardiaques; film en couleurs.
− L'Union Medicale Balkanique et la Societe Medicale Nationale de la Republique Moldova, Chisinau, 22-24 April 1993, Chisinau, Moldova
31. Moscalu V, Codreanu I, Surgical treatment of primary cardiac tumors.
− 1st Congress of Cardiology, 22-24 November 1991, Istanbul, Turkey

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