This section contains articles published by our research group.


  • Bieri O. An analytical description of balanced steady-state free precession with finite radio-frequency excitation. Magn Reson Med. 2011 Feb;65(2):422–31.
  • Bieri O, Scheffler K, Welsch GH, Trattnig S, Mamisch TC, Ganter C. Quantitative mapping of T2 using partial spoiling. Magn Reson Med. 2011 Aug;66(2):410–8.
  • Crooijmans HJ, Scheffler K, Bieri O. Finite RF pulse correction on DESPOT2. Magn Reson Med. 2011 Mar;65(3):858–62.
  • Welsch GH, Apprich S, Zbyn S, Mamisch TC, Mlynarik V, Scheffler K, Bieri O, Trattnig S. Biochemical (T2, T2* and magnetisation transfer ratio) MRI of knee cartilage: feasibility at ultra-high field (7T) compared with high field (3T) strength. Eur Radiol. 2011 Jun;21(6):1136–43.
  • Crooijmans HJ, Gloor M, Bieri O, Scheffler K. Influence of MT effects on T(2) quantification with 3D balanced steady-state free precession imaging. Magn Reson Med. 2011 Jan;65(1):195–201.
  • Gloor M, Fasler S, Fischmann A, Haas T, Bieri O, Heinimann K, Wetzel SG, Scheffler K, Fischer D. Quantification of fat infiltration in oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy: comparison of three MR imaging methods. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2011 Jan;33(1):203–10.
  • Gloor M, Scheffler K, Bieri O. Intrascanner and interscanner variability of magnetization transfer-sensitized balanced steady-state free precession imaging. Magn Reson Med. 2011 Apr;65(4):1112–7.
  • Fischmann A, Gloor M, Fasler S, Haas T, Rodoni Wetzel R, Bieri O, Wetzel S, Heinimann K, Scheffler K, Fischer D. Muscular involvement assessed by MRI correlates to motor function measurement values in oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy. J Neurol. 2011 Jul;258(7):1333–40.
  • Garcia M, Gloor M, Bieri O, Wetzel SG, Radue EW, Scheffler K. MTR variations in normal adult brain structures using balanced steady-state free precession. Neuroradiology. 2011 Mar;53(3):159–67.
  • Lenz C, Klarhöfer M, Scheffler K, Winter L, Sommer G. Assessing extracranial tumors using diffusion-weighted whole-body MRI. Z Med Phys. 2011 May;21(2):79–90.
  • Sommer G, Klarhöfer M, Lenz C, Scheffler K, Bongartz G, Winter L. Signal characteristics of focal bone marrow lesions in patients with multiple myeloma using whole body T1w-TSE, T2w-STIR and diffusion-weighted imaging with background suppression. Eur Radiol. 2011 Apr;21(4):857–62.
  • Papassotiropoulos A, Stefanova E, Vogler C, Gschwind L, Ackermann S, Spalek K, Rasch B, Heck A, Aerni A, Hanser E, Demougin P, Huynh KD, Luechinger R, Klarhöfer M, Novakovic I, Kostic V, Boesiger P, Scheffler K, de Quervain DJ. A genome-wide survey and functional brain imaging study identify CTNNBL1 as a memory-related gene. Mol Psychiatry. 2011 Nov 22.
  • Santini F, Patil S, Scheffler K, IceLuva: A scripting framework for MR image reconstruction based on free software, Concepts in Magnetic Resonance Part B: Magnetic Resonance Engineering 2011 Feb ; 39B: 1–10.
  • Schubert T, Santini F, Stalder AF, Bock J, Meckel S, Bonati L, Markl M, Wetzel S, Dampening of Blood-Flow Pulsatility along the Carotid Siphon: Does Form Follow Function? AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2011 Apr 7.
  • Papadimitropoulos A, Scherberich A, Güven S, Theilgaard N, Crooijmans HJ, Santini F, Scheffler K, Zallone A, Martin I. A 3D in vitro bone organ model using human progenitor cells. Eur Cell Mater. 2011 May 15;21:445–58; discussion 458.