Ligia Petrica

ligia-petrica

Associate professor, senior consultant in internal medicine and nephrology, “Victor Babes” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, County Emergency Hospital, Department of Nephrology, Timişoara, Romania
E-mail: ligiapetrica@rdslink.ro, ligia_petrica@yahoo.co.uk

Fields of interest

  • Clinical nephrology
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Connective tissue diseases
  • Vasculitis
  • Chronic kidney disease

Recent publications

Cristina Gluhovschi, Gluhovschi Gh, Diana Herman, Virginia Trandafirescu, Ligia Petrica, Silvia Velciov, Bozdog Gh, Bob F, Cioca D.:
Treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus in two patients with extreme B-cell lymphopenia: importance of immunomonitoring and avoidance of B-cell targeted therapy.
Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology 2010 (Epub ahead of print)

Ligia Petrica, Petrica M, Gluhovschi Gh, Matcau L, Florica Gadalean, Ursoniu S, Jianu CD, Silvia Velciov, Bob F, Cristina Gluhovschi, Virginia Trandafirescu, Diana Matcau, Bozdog Gh, Carmina Muresan:
Does chronic kidney disease define a particular risk pattern of cerebral vessels modifications in patients with symptomatic ischemic cerebrovascular disease?
Cent Eur J Med 2010; 5(3): 329-337

Gluhovschi Gh, Silvia Velciov, Elena Lazar, Elena Potencz, Puscasiu T, Virginia Trandafirescu, Ligia Petrica, Bozdog Gh, Cristina Gluhovschi, Bob F, Florica Gadalean, Daniela Lazar:
Retroperitoneal fibrosis with favourable evolution under treatment with tamoxifen.
Acta Endocrinol(Buc) 2010; VI(1): 95-102

Ligia Petrica, Petrica M, Vlad A, Jianu CD, Gluhovschi Gh, Ianculescu C, Dumitrascu V, Giju S, Cristina Gluhovschi, Bob F, Florica Gadalean, Silvia Velciov, Bozdog Gh, Roxana Marian:
Nephro- and neuroprotective effects of rosiglitazone versus glimepiride in normoalbuminuric patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a randomized controlled trial.
Wien Klin Wochenschr 2009; 121(23-24): 765-775

Gluhovschi Gh, Cristina Gluhovschi, Bob F, Silvia Velciov, Virginia Trandafirescu, Ligia Petrica, Bozdog Gh, Cioca D:
Immune processes at the level of the juxtaglomerular apparatus(JGA) and their relationship with hypertension and immune-mediated nephropathies.
State of the art.
Adv Clin Exp Med 2009; 18(6): 623-639

Gluhovschi Gh, Silvia Velciov, Curescu S, Nicola T, Cristina Gluhovschi, Bob F, Virginia Trandafirescu, Ligia Petrica, Bozdog Gh, Tveici M, Corina Vernic:
The glomerular filtration rate in patients with breast cancer treated by radiation and chemotherapy followed by tamoxifen. Does tamoxifen influence renal function in patients with breast cancer?
Acta Endocrinol(Buc) 2009; V(3): 309-315

Gluhovschi Gh, Cristina Gluhovschi, Bob F, Silvia Velciov, Virginia Trandafirescu, Ligia Petrica, Bozdog Gh, Cioca D.:
Immune processes at the level of the nephron. The immune system and its compartmentalization.
Cent Eur J Immunol 2009; 34(3): 192-206

Gluhovschi Gh., Silvia Velciov, Adriana Kaycsa, Virginia Trandafirescu, Ligia Petrica, Bozdog Gh., Cristina Gluhovschi, Bob F., Corina Vernic.:
The effect on proteinuria and urinary NAG of treatment with meloxicam in chronic glomerular disease patients- a preliminary study.
International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2009; 47(7): 444-453

Cristina Gluhovschi, Gluhovschi Gh., Elena Potencz , Diana Herman, Ligia Petrica, Silvia Velciov, Bozdog Gh., Bob F., Corina Vernic, Cioca D.
What is the significance of CD34 immunostaining in the extraglomerular and intraglomerular mesangium?
Virchows Arch 2008; 453: 321-328

Gluhovschi Gh., Cristina Gluhovschi, Bob F., Silvia Velciov, Virginia Trandafirescu, Ligia Petrica, Bozdog Gh.:
Multiorgan-protective actions of blockers of the renin-angiotensin system, statins and erythropoietin: common pleiotropic effects in reno-, cardio- and neuroprotection.
Acta Clinica Belgica 2008; 63(3): 152-169

Bob FR, Gluhovschi G, Herman D, Potencz E, Gluhovschi C, Trandafirescu V, Schiller A, Ligia Petrica, Velciov S, Bozdog G, Vernic C.:
Histological, immunohistochemical and biological data in assessing interstitial fibrosis in patients with chronic glomerulonephritis.
Acta Histochem 2008;
21(110):196-203

Covic A, Schiller Ad., Nicoleta Genoveva Mardare, Ligia Petrica, Petrica M,
Adelina Mihailescu, Norica Posta
:
The impact of acute kidney injury on short-term survival in an Eastern European population with stroke.
Nephrol Dial Transplant 2008; 23(7): 2228-2234

Ligia Petrica, Petrica M., Vlad A., Bob F., Cristina Gluhovschi, Gluhovschi Gh., Jianu C., Ursoniu S., Schiller A., Silvia Velciov, Virginia Trandafirescu, Bozdog Gh.:
Cerebrovascular reactivity is impaired in patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and microangiopathy.
Wien Klin Wochenschr 2007; 119/11-12: 365-371

Ligia Petrica, Petrica M., Munteanu M.,Vlad A., Bob F., Gluhovschi C., Gluhovschi Gh, Jianu C., Schiller A., Silvia Velciov, Virginia Trandafirescu, Bozdog Gh.:
Cerebral microangiopathy in patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
Ann Acad Med Singapore 2007; 36: 259-266

Cristina Gluhovschi, Gluhovschi Gh., Diana Hermann, Elena Potencz, Virginia Trandafirescu, Schiller A., Ligia Petrica, Silvia Velciov, Bozdog Gh, Bob F, Muntean C, Corina Vernic, Guset V, Cioca D.:
The effect of steroids on lymphocyte profile in primary chronic glomerulonephritis. Empirical or tailored therapy?
International Immunopharmacology 2007; 7: 1265-1270