This section contains articles published by our research group.



  • Bieri O, Ganter C, Scheffler K. Quantitative in vivo diffusion imaging of cartilage using double echo steady-state free precession. Magn Reson Med. 2012 Sep;68(3):720–9.
  • Bieri O. Superbalanced steady state free precession. Magn Reson Med. 2012 May;67(5):1346–54.
  • Bieri O, Ganter C, Welsch GH, Trattnig S, Mamisch TC, Scheffler K. Fast diffusion-weighted steady state free precession imaging of in vivo knee cartilage. Magn Reson Med. 2012 Mar;67(3):691–700.
  • Bieri O, Ganter C, Scheffler K. On the fluid-tissue contrast behavior of high-resolution steady-state sequences. Magn Reson Med. 2012 Jan 13.
  • Anders J, SanGiorgio P, Deligianni X, Santini F, Scheffler K, Boero G, Integrated active tracking detector for MRI-guided interventions, Magn Reson Med.2012 Jan;67(1):290–6.
  • Garcia M, Gloor M, Radue EW, Stippich Ch, Wetzel SG, Scheffler K, Bieri O. Fast high-resolution brain imaging with balanced SSFP: Interpretation of quantitative magnetization transfer towards simple MTR. Neuroimage. 2012 Jan 2;59(1):202–11.
  • Fischmann A, Hafner P, Fasler S, Gloor M, Bieri O, Studler U, Fischer D. Quantitative MRI can detect subclinical disease progression in muscular dystrophy. J Neurol. 2012 Aug;259(8):1648–54.
  • Fischmann A, Kaspar S, Reinhardt J, Gloor M, Stippich C, Fischer D. Exercise might bias skeletal-muscle fat fraction calculation from Dixon images. Neuromuscul Disord. 2012 Oct 1;22 Suppl 2:S107–10. doi: 10.1016/j.nmd.2012.05.014. PubMed PMID: 22980761.
  • Habermeyer B, Händel N, Lemoine P, Klarhöfer M, Seifritz E, Dittmann V, Graf M. LH-RH agonists modulate amygdala response to visual sexual stimulation: a single case fMRI study in pedophilia. Neurocase. 2012;18(6):489–95. doi: 10.1080/13554794.2011.627346. Epub 2011 Dec 5. PubMed PMID: 22136615.
  • Partovi S, Schulte AC, Jacobi B, Klarhöfer M, Lumsden AB, Loebe M, Davies MG, Noon GP, Karmonik C, Zipp L, Bongartz G, Bilecen D. Blood oxygenation level-dependent (BOLD) MRI of human skeletal muscle at 1.5 and 3 T. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2012 May;35(5):1227–32. doi: 10.1002/jmri.23583. Epub 2012 Jan 13.PubMed PMID: 22246901.
  • Froehlich JM, Metens T, Chilla B, Hauser N, Klarhoefer M, Kubik-Huch RA. Should less motion sensitive T2-weighted BLADE TSE replace Cartesian TSE for female pelvic MRI? Insights Imaging. 2012 Sep 26.
  • Bechtel N, Kobel M, Penner IK, Specht K, Klarhöfer M, Scheffler K, Opwis K, Schmitt-Mechelke T, Capone A, Weber P. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in childhood epilepsy: a neuropsychological and functional imaging study. Epilepsia. 2012 Feb;53(2):325–33.
  • Sommer G, Wiese M, Winter L, Lenz C, Klarhöfer M, Forrer F, Lardinois D, Bremerich J. Preoperative staging of non-small-cell lung cancer: comparison of whole-body diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging and 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography/computed tomography. Eur Radiol. 2012 Dec;22(12):2859–67. doi: 10.1007/s00330-012-2542-y. Epub 2012 Jul 9. PubMed PMID: 22772365.
  • Smieskova R, Allen P, Simon A, Aston J, Bendfeldt K, Drewe J, Gruber K, Gschwandtner U, Klarhoefer M, Lenz C, Scheffler K, Stieglitz RD, Radue EW, McGuire P, Riecher-Rössler A, Borgwardt SJ. Different duration of at-risk mental state associated with neurofunctional abnormalities. A multimodal imaging study. Hum Brain Mapp. 2012 Oct;33(10):2281–94.
  • de Quervain DJ, Kolassa IT, Ackermann S, Aerni A, Boesiger P, Demougin P, Elbert T, Ertl V, Gschwind L, Hadziselimovic N, Hanser E, Heck A, Hieber P, Huynh KD, Klarhöfer M, Luechinger R, Rasch B, Scheffler K, Spalek K, Stippich C, Vogler C, Vukojevic V, Stetak A, Papassotiropoulos A. PKCα is genetically linked to memory capacity in healthy subjects and to risk for posttraumatic stress disorder in genocide survivors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 May 29;109(22):8746–51.
  • Lenz C, Klarhöfer M, Scheffler K. Feasibility of in vivo myelin water imaging using 3D multigradient-echo pulse sequences. Magn Reson Med. 2012 Aug;68(2):523–8.
  • Kawel N, Santini F, Haas T, Froehlich JM, Bremerich J. The protein binding substance ibuprofen does not affect the T1 time or partition coefficient in contrast-enhanced cardiovascular magnetic resonance. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2012 Oct 15;14:71. doi: 10.1186/1532-429X-14-71. PubMed PMID: 23067266; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3500644.
  • Kawel N, Santini F, Haas T, Zellweger MJ, Streefkerk HJ, Bremerich J. Normal response of cardiac flow and function to adenosine stress as assessed by cardiac  MR. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2012 Nov;13(11):720–6. doi: 10.2459/JCM.0b013e32835771c3. PubMed PMID: 22885534.
  • Kawel N, Nacif M, Santini F, Liu S, Bremerich J, Arai AE, Bluemke DA. Partition coefficients for gadolinium chelates in the normal myocardium: comparison of gadopentetate dimeglumine and gadobenate dimeglumine. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2012 Sep;36(3):733–7. doi: 10.1002/jmri.23651. Epub 2012 Apr 5. PubMed PMID: 22488770; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3396792.
  • Zecca C, Cereda C, Wetzel S, Tschuor S, Staedler C, Santini F, Nadarajah N, Bassetti CL, Gobbi C, Diffusion-weighted imaging in acute demyelinating myelopathy, Neuroradiology, 2012 Jun;54(6):573–8.