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  • Bachmann E, Rosskopf AB Götschi T., Klarhöfer M., Deligianni X., Hilbe M., WA Pfirrmann C., Snedeker J. G., Fischer M., T1-and T2*-Mapping for Assessment of Tendon Tissue Biophysical Properties: A Phantom MRI Study, Investigative Radiology, (2019), Investigative radiology 54 (4), 212-220, doi:10.1097/RLI.0000000000000532
  • Bär S, Oerther T, Weigel M, et al. On the application of balanced steady-state free precession to MR microscopy. MAGMA. 2019;32(4):437-447. doi:10.1007/s10334-019-00736-4
  • Bauman G, Pusterla O, Bieri O. Functional lung imaging with transient spoiled gradient echo. Magn Reson Med. 2019 Mar;81(3):1915-1923. doi: 10.1002/mrm.27535. Epub 2018 Oct 22. PubMed PMID: 30346077.
  • Bondesson D, Schneider MJ, Gaass T, Kühn B, Bauman G, Dietrich O, Dinkel J. Nonuniform Fourier-decomposition MRI for ventilation- and perfusion-weighted imaging of the lung. Magn Reson Med. 2019 Oct;82(4):1312-1321. doi: 10.1002/mrm.27803. Epub 2019 May 20. PubMed PMID: 31111551; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6767124.
  • Deligianni X, Klenk C, Place N, Garcia M, Pansini M, Hirschmann A, Schmidt-Trucksäss A, Bieri O, Santini F. Dynamic MR imaging of the skeletal muscle in young and senior volunteers during synchronized minimal neuromuscular electrical stimulation. MAGMA. 2019 Oct 24. doi: 10.1007/s10334-019-00787-7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31650419.
  • Gashi G, Madoerin P, Maushart CI, Michel R, Senn JR, Bieri O, Betz MJ. MRI characteristics of supraclavicular brown adipose tissue in relation to cold-induced thermogenesis in healthy human adults. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2019 Oct;50(4):1160-1168. doi: 10.1002/jmri.26733. Epub 2019 Apr 4. PubMed PMID: 30945366.
  • Giger A, Jud C, Nguyen D, Krieger M, Zhang Y, Lomax AJ, Bieri O, Salomir R, Cattin PC. Inter-fractional Respiratory Motion Modelling from Abdominal Ultrasound: A Feasibility Study, in: I. Rekik, E. Adeli, S.H. Park (Eds.), Predict. Intell. Med., Springer International Publishing, Cham, 2019: pp. 11–22.
  • Giger A, Stadelmann M, Preiswerk F, Jud C, De Luca V, Celicanin Z, Bieri O, Salomir R, Cattin PC. Ultrasound-driven 4D MRI. Phys Med Biol. 2018 Jul 16;63(14):145015. doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/aaca1d.
  • Hafner P, Bonati U, Klein A, Rubino D, Gocheva V, Schmidt S, Schroeder J, Bernert G, Laugel V, Steinlin M, Capone A, Gloor M, Bieri O, Hemkens LG, Speich B, Zumbrunn T, Gueven N, Fischer D. Effect of Combination l-Citrulline and Metformin Treatment on Motor Function in Patients With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Oct 2;2(10):e1914171. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.14171. PubMed PMID: 31664444; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6824222.
  • Hager B, Walzer SM, Deligianni X, Bieri O, Berg A, Schreiner MM, Zalaudek M,  Windhager R, Trattnig S, Juras V. Orientation dependence and decay characteristics of T(2) * relaxation in the human meniscus studied with 7 Tesla MR microscopy and compared to histology. Magn Reson Med. 2019 Feb;81(2):921-933. doi: 10.1002/mrm.27443. Epub 2018 Sep 30. PubMed PMID: 30269374; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6396872.
  • Heule R, Pfeuffer J, Meyer CH, Bieri O. Simultaneous B(1) and T(1) mapping using spiral multislice variable flip angle acquisitions for whole-brain coverage in less than one minute. Magn Reson Med. 2019 Mar;81(3):1876-1889. doi: 10.1002/mrm.27544. Epub 2018 Nov 12. PubMed PMID: 30417936.
  • Hornakova L, Juras V, Kubovy P, Hadraba D, Gerych D, Stursa P, Deligianni X, Bieri O, Trattnig S, Jelen K. In vivo assessment of time dependent changes of T2* in medial meniscus under loading at 3T: A preliminary study. J Appl Biomed. 2018;16(2):138-144. PubMed PMID: 30022865;
  • Juras V, Schreiner M, Laurent D, Zbýň Š, Mlynarik V, Szomolanyi P, Hager B, Scotti C, Goldhahn J, Heule R, Bieri O, Trattnig S. The comparison of the performance of 3 T and 7 T T(2) mapping for untreated low-grade cartilage lesions. Magn Reson Imaging. 2019 Jan;55:86-92. doi: 10.1016/j.mri.2018.09.021. Epub 2018 Sep 19. PubMed PMID: 30244140; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6420148.
  • Mercado F, Mukaddam K, Filippi A, Bieri O, Lambrecht TJ, Kühl S. Fully Digitally Guided Implant Surgery Based on Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2019 Mar/Apr;34(2):529-534. doi: 10.11607/jomi.7076. PubMed PMID: 30883626.
  • Meyer-Gerspach AC, Peterli R, Moor M, Madörin P, Schötzau A, Nabers D, Borgwardt S, Beglinger C, Bieri O, Wölnerhanssen BK. Quantification of Liver, Subcutaneous, and Visceral Adipose Tissues by MRI Before and After Bariatric Surgery. Obes Surg. 2019 Sep;29(9):2795-2805. doi: 10.1007/s11695-019-03897-2. PubMed PMID: 31089967; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6713693.
  • Nagy S, Hafner P, Schmidt S, Rubino-Nacht D, Schädelin S, Bieri O, Fischer D. Tamoxifen in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (TAMDMD): study protocol for a multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind phase 3 trial. Trials. 2019 Nov 21;20(1):637. doi: 10.1186/s13063-019-3740-6. PubMed PMID: 31752977.
  • Nagy S, Schädelin S, Hafner P, Bonati U, Scherrer D, Ebi S, Schmidt S, Orsini AL, Bieri O, Fischer D. Longitudinal reliability of outcome measures in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Muscle Nerve. 2019 Aug 30. doi:10.1002/mus.26690. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31469921.
  • Nagy S, Schmidt S, Hafner P, Klein A, Rubino-Nacht D, Gocheva V, Bieri O, Vuillerot C, Bonati U, Fischer D. Measurements of Motor Function and Other Clinical Outcome Parameters in Ambulant Children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. J Vis Exp. 2019 Jan 12;(143). doi: 10.3791/58784. PubMed PMID: 30688316.
  • Nyilas S, Bauman G, Pusterla O, Sommer G, Singer F, Stranzinger E, Heyer C, Ramsey K, Schlegtendal A, Benzrath S, Casaulta C, Goutaki M, Kuehni CE, Bieri O, Koerner-Rettberg C, Latzin P. Structural and Functional Lung Impairment in PCD: Assessment with MRI and Multiple Breath Washout in Comparison to Spirometry. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018 Dec;15(12):1434-1442. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201712-967OC.
  • Nyilas S, Bauman G, Pusterla O, Ramsey K, Singer F, Stranzinger E, Yammine S, Casaulta C, Bieri O, Latzin P. Ventilation and perfusion assessed by functional MRI in children with CF: reproducibility in comparison to lung function. J Cyst Fibros. 2019 Jul;18(4):543-550. doi: 10.1016/j.jcf.2018.10.003. Epub 2018 Oct 20. PubMed PMID: 30348613.
  • Sandkühler R, Jud C, Bauman G, Willers C, Pusterla O, Nyilas S, Peters A, Ebner L, Stranziger E, Bieri O, Latzin P, Cattin PC. Weakly Supervised Learning Strategy for Lung Defect Segmentation, in: H.-I. Suk, M. Liu, P. Yan, C. Lian (Eds.), Mach. Learn. Med. Imaging, Springer International Publishing, Cham, 2019: pp. 541–548.
  • Sandkühler R, Bauman G, Nyilas S, Pusterla O, Willers C, Bieri O, Latzin P, Jud C, Cattin PC. Gated Recurrent Neural Networks for Accelerated Ventilation MRI, in: H.-I. Suk, M. Liu, P. Yan, C. Lian (Eds.), Mach. Learn. Med. Imaging, Springer International Publishing, Cham, 2019: pp. 549–556.
  • Schroeder J., Tobler P., Stalder A.-L., Schaedelin S., Deligianni X., Julia Reinhardt5,6, Monika Gloor1, Dirk Fischer2 and Arne Fischmann1, Intra-rater and Inter-rater Reliability of Quantitative Thigh Muscle Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Imaging in Medicine (2019) Volume 11, Issue 2.
  • Strijkers G.J., Araujo E.CA, Azzabou N., Bendahan D., Blamire A., Burakiewicz J., Carlier P.G., Damon B., Deligianni X., Froeling M., Heerschap A., Hollingsworth K.G., Hooijmans M.T., Karampinos D.C., Loudos G., Madelin G., Marty B., Nagel A.M., Nederveen A.J., Nelissen J.L, Santini F., Scheidegger O., Schick F., Sinclair C., Sinkus R., de Sousa P.L., Straub V., Walter G., Kan H.E., Exploration of New Contrasts, Targets, and MR Imaging and Spectroscopy Techniques for Neuromuscular Disease – A Workshop Report of Working Group 3 of the Biomedicine and Molecular Biosciences COST Action BM1304 MYO-MRI, Journal of Neuromuscular Diseases, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 1-30, 2019.
  • Tsagkas C, Horvath A, Altermatt A, Pezold S, Weigel M, Haas T, Amann M, Kappos L, Sprenger T, Bieri O, Cattin P, Parmar K. Automatic Spinal Cord Gray Matter Quantification: A Novel Approach. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2019 Sep;40(9):1592-1600. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A6157. Epub 2019 Aug 22. PubMed PMID: 31439628.
  • Tsagkas C, Magon S, Gaetano L, Pezold S, Naegelin Y, Amann M, Stippich C, Cattin P, Wuerfel J, Bieri O, Sprenger T, Kappos L, Parmar K. Preferential spinal cord volume loss in primary progressive multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler. 2019 Jun;25(7):947-957. doi: 10.1177/1352458518775006. Epub 2018 May 21. PubMed PMID: 29781383.