Wissenschaftliche Publikationen

Die folgenden wissenschaftlichen Publikationen sind seit dem Jahre 2010 aus Arbeiten von Mitgliedern des Instituts für Rechtsmedizin Basel hervorgegangen.


Lehmann S, Schulze B, Thomas A, Kamphausen T, Thevis M, Rothschild M A and Mercer-Chalmers-Bender K. Organ distribution of 4-MEC, MDPV, methoxetamine and α-PVP: comparison of QuEChERS and SPE. Forensic Toxicology. (2018) doi:10.1007/s11419-018-0408-y.

Weiss G, Wittig H, Scheurer E, Ruprecht R and Lenz C. Identification of deceased based on sternal bone computed tomography features. Forensic Science International 286: 233-238. (2018) doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2018.03.018.

Meier  U, Briellmann T, Scheurer E and Dussy F. Sample preparation method for the combined extraction of ethyl glucuronide and drugs of abuse in hair. Drug Testing and Analysis 10: 701-710. (2018) doi:doi:10.1002/dta.2314.


Neumayer B, Widek T, Stollberger R and Scheurer E. Reproducibility of relaxometry of human lumbar vertebrae at 3 Tesla using (1) H MR spectroscopy. J Magn Reson Imaging. (2017) doi:10.1002/jmri.25912.

Panzer S, Wittig H, Zesch S, Rosendahl W, Blache S, Muller-Gerbl M and Hotz G. Evidence of neurofibromatosis type 1 in a multi-morbid Inca child mummy: A paleoradiological investigation using computed tomography. Plos One 12: e0175000. (2017) doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0175000.

Lehmann S, Kieliba T, Beike J, Thevis M and Mercer-Chalmers-Bender K. Determination of 74 new psychoactive substances in serum using automated in-line solid-phase extraction-liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography B 1064: 124-138. (2017) doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchromb.2017.09.003.

Ogris K, Petrovic A, Scheicher S, Sprenger H, Urschler M, Hassler E M, Yen K and Scheurer E. Detection and volume estimation of artificial hematomas in the subcutaneous fatty tissue: comparison of different MR sequences at 3.0 T. Forensic Science Medicine and Pathology 13: 135-144. (2017) doi:10.1007/s12024-017-9847-8.

Wittig H, Grünewald S, Gerlach K, Dussy F and Scheurer E. Suizidale Drosselung mittels Kabelbinder. Rechtsmedizin 27: 433-437. (2017) doi:10.1007/s00194-017-0196-4.

Neumayer B, Amerstorfer E, Diwoky C, Lindtner R A, Wadl E, Scheurer E, Weinberg A-M and Stollberger R. Assessment of pharmacokinetics for microvessel proliferation by DCE-MRI for early detection of physeal bone bridge formation in an animal model. Magma 30: 417-427. (2017) doi:10.1007/s10334-017-0615-2.

Heinemann A, Grabherr S, Dedouit F, Wozniak K, Fischer F, Wittig H, Grimm J, Vogel H and Tech Working Grp P-M. The impact of multiphase post-mortem CT-angiography (MPMCTA) for investigating fatal outcomes of medical interventions. Journal of Forensic Radiology and Imaging 8: 38-44. (2017) doi:10.1016/j.jofri.2017.03.008.

Meier U, Briellmann T, Scheurer E and Dussy F. Distribution pattern of ethyl glucuronide and caffeine concentrations over the scalp of a single person in a forensic context. Drug Testing and Analysis 9: 1594-1603. (2017) doi:10.1002/dta.2186.

Offenmüller G, Grossenbacher R, Dion D and Balitzki B. Automatisierung im forensischen DNA-Labor. Rechtsmedizin 27: 266-272. (2017) doi:10.1007/s00194-017-0165-y.

Rost T, Kalberer N and Scheurer E. A user-friendly technical set-up for infrared photography of forensic findings. Forensic Science International 278: 148-155. (2017) doi:10.1016/j.forsciint.2017.07.001.


Baron K, Neumayer B, Amerstorfer E, Scheurer E, Diwoky C, Stollberger R, Sprenger H and Weinberg A M. Time-Dependent Changes in T1 during Fracture Healing in Juvenile Rats: A Quantitative MR Approach. Plos One 11. (2016) doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0164284.

Baron K, Neumayer B, Widek T, Schick F, Scheicher S, Hassler E and Scheurer E. Quantitative MR imaging in fracture dating-Initial results. Forensic Science International 261: 61-69. (2016) doi:10.1016/j.forsciint.2016.01.020.

Dussy F E, Hangartner S, Hamberg C, Berchtold C, Scherer U, Schlotterbeck G, Wyler D and Briellmann T A. An Acute Ocfentanil Fatality: A Case Report with Postmortem Concentrations. Journal of analytical toxicology 40: 761-766. (2016).

Hangartner S, Steiner J, Dussy F, Moeckli R, Gerlach K and Briellmann T. A suicide involving intraperitoneal injection of pentobarbital. International Journal of Legal Medicine 130: 1217-1222. (2016) doi:10.1007/s00414-015-1231-1.

Lötscher M, Voser B, Dittmann V and Gerlach K. Sterbehilfe: Der assistierte Suizid. Kriminalistik Heft 3186-196. (2016).

Petrovic A, Krauskopf A, Hassler E, Stollberger R and Scheurer E. Time related changes of T-1, T-2, and T-2* of human blood in vitro. Forensic Science International 262: 11-17. (2016) doi:10.1016/j.forsciint.2016.02.032.

Urschler M, Krauskopf A, Widek T, Sorantin E, Ehammer T, Borkenstein M, Yen K and Scheurer E. Applicability of Greulich-Pyle and Tanner-Whitehouse grading methods to MRI when assessing hand bone age in forensic age estimation: A pilot study. Forensic Science International 266: 281-288. (2016) doi:10.1016/j.forsciint.2016.06.016.


Baumann P, Widek T, Merkens H, Boldt J, Petrovic A, Urschler M, Kirnbauer B, Jakse N and Scheurer E. Dental age estimation of living persons: Comparison of MRI with OPG. Forensic Science International 253: 76-80. (2015)doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2015.06.001.

Hassler E M, Ogris K, Petrovic A, Neumayer B, Widek T, Yen K and Scheurer E. Contrast of artificial subcutaneous hematomas in MRI over time. International Journal of Legal Medicine 129: 317-324. (2015) doi:10.1007/s00414-014-1124-8.

Petrovic A, Scheurer E and Stollberger R. Closed-form solution for T2 mapping with nonideal refocusing of slice selective CPMG sequences. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 73: 818-827. (2015) doi:10.1002/mrm.25170.

Webb B A, Petrovic A, Urschler M and Scheurer E. Assessment of fiducial markers to enable the co-registration of photographs and MRI data. Forensic Science International 248: 148-153. (2015) doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2014.12.027.

Balitzki B, Laberke P J, Jegge L and Kübler E. Geschlechtsbestimmung mit dem Amelogeninsystem. Rechtsmedizin 24: 30-36. (2014) doi:10.1007/s00194-013-0931-4.

Dussy F, Carson N, Hangartner S and Briellmann T. Is one hair lock really representative? Drug Testing and Analysis 6: 5-8. (2014) doi:10.1002/dta.1627.

Gehrig C, Balitzki B, Kratzer A, Cossu C, Malik N and Castella V. Allelic proportions of 16 STR loci—including the new European Standard Set (ESS) loci—in a Swiss population sample. International Journal of Legal Medicine 128: 461-465. (2014) doi:10.1007/s00414-013-0949-x.

Hecht L, Dittmann V, Dussy F and Gerlach K. Ungewöhnliche Aspekte im Zusammenhang mit tödlich verlaufenen Kohlenmonoxidintoxikationen. Archiv für Kriminologie 233: 192-202. (2014).

Krebs N, Langkammer C, Goessler W, Ropele S, Fazekas F, Yen K and Scheurer E. Assessment of trace elements in human brain using inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology 28: 1-7. (2014) doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtemb.2013.09.006.

Neumayer B, Hassler E, Petrovic A, Widek T, Ogris K and Scheurer E. Age determination of soft tissue hematomas. NMR in Biomedicine 27: 1397-1402. (2014) doi:10.1002/nbm.3202.

Purps J, Siegert S, Willuweit S, Nagy M, Alves C, Salazar R, Angustia S M T, Santos L H, Anslinger K, Bayer B, Ayub Q, Wei W, Xue Y, Tyler-Smith C, Bafalluy M B, Martínez-Jarreta B, Egyed B, Balitzki B, Tschumi S, Ballard D, et al and Roewer L. A global analysis of Y-chromosomal haplotype diversity for 23 STR loci. Forensic Science International: Genetics 12: 12-23. (2014) doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fsigen.2014.04.008.

Riener-Hofer R, Webb B A and Scheurer E. Forensigraphy: The integration of imaging techniques into the criminal justice system. European police science and research bulletin 11: 47-56. (2014).

Rost T and Wittig H. Photodocumentation during autopsy. Archiv für Kriminologie 233: 57-66. (2014).

Rost T, Wittig H and Bohnert M. The problem of highlights in forensic photography. Archiv für Kriminologie 233: 144-122. (2014).

Scheurer E and Schoelzke S. Consent to forensic radiologic examinations by living crime victims. International Journal of Legal Medicine 128: 323-328. (2014) doi:10.1007/s00414-013-0831-x.

Urschler M, Höller J, Bornik A, Paul T, Giretzlehner M, Bischof H, Yen K and Scheurer E. Intuitive presentation of clinical forensic data using anonymous and person-specific 3D reference manikins. Forensic Science International 241: 155-166. (2014) doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2014.05.017.


Hangartner S, Dussy F and Briellmann T. Can we obtain information from urine about recent cannabis consumption in DUID cases? Toxichem Krimtech 80 (special issue): 266-269. (2013).

Hangartner S, Dussy F, Wyler D and Briellmann T. Einladung zum Suizid mit Chloroquin. Toxichem Krimtech 80: 31-37. (2013).
Hangartner S, Eggert S, Dussy F, Wyler D and Briellmann T. Chloroquine and diazepam for her last sleep. Drug Testing and Analysis 5: 777-780. (2013) doi:10.1002/dta.1509.


Brunel C, Widmer C, Augsburger M, Dussy F and Fracasso T. Antidote treatment for cyanide poisoning with hydroxocobalamin causes bright pink discolouration and chemical–analytical interferences. Forensic Science International 223: e10-e12. (2012) doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2012.08.019.

Fischer E J, Laberke P J, Kübler E and Balitzki B. Fixation of cells for analysis by laser microdissection-comparative studies in forensic trace material. Archiv für Kriminologie 230: 24-34. (2012).

Jegge L, Gumpert S and Balitzki B. Identifikation einer Leiche mthilfe autosomaler und genosomaler STR-Marker. Archiv für Kriminologie 229: 25-33. (2012).

Laberke P, Grossenbacher R, Hausmann R and Balitzki B. Method to predict the chance of developing a male profile out of mixtures of male and female DNA. International Journal of Legal Medicine 126: 157-160. (2012) doi:10.1007/s00414-011-0615-0.

Laberke P, Hausmann R, Wiprächtiger N, Briellmann T and Balitzki B. Analysis with the Combur-Test-special aspects in forensic trace examination. Archiv für Kriminologie 229: 189-197. (2012).

Laberke P J, Wiprächtiger N, Wittig H, Hausmann R and Balitzki B. Anwendung des molekulargenetischen Spermanachweises-ein Fallbeispiel. Archiv für Kriminologie 227: 181-187. (2012).


Keller E, Looser M, Bieri H P, Kübler E and Balitzki B. Recovery of blood traces with scenesafe FAST tape. Archiv für Kriminologie 230: 166-176. (2011).

Laberke P J, Ilg S, Bieri H P, Hausmann R and Balitzki B. Amidoschwarz 10B in der forensischen Spurenuntersuchung. Rechtsmedizin 21: 452-456. (2011) doi:10.1007/s00194-011-0740-6.

Scheurer E, Lovblad K-O, Kreis R, Maier S E, Boesch C, Dirnhofer R and Yen K. Forensic Application of Postmortem Diffusion-Weighted and Diffusion Tensor MR Imaging of the Human Brain in Situ. American Journal of Neuroradiology 32: 1518-1524. (2011) doi:10.3174/ajnr.A2508.


Augsburger M, F. S and Dussy F. L'analyse des cheveux en toxicologie forensique. Pipette 2: 25-26. (2010).

Briellmann T A, Sigrist T, Augsburger M, Favrat B, Oestreich A and Deom A. Quality assurance in road traffic analyses in Switzerland. Forensic Science International 198: 7-10. (2010) doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2009.12.021.

Haschke M, Suter K, Hofmann S, Witschi R, Fröhlich J, Imanidis G, Drewe J, Briellmann T, Dussy F, Krähenbühl S and Surber C. Pharmakokinetics and pharmacodynamics of nasally delivered midozolam. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 69: 607-616. (2010).

Laberke P J, Bockholdt B, Hausmann R and Balitzki B. Tatrekonstruktion bei Sexualdelikten-forensische Aspekte von Spermaspuren. Archiv für Kriminologie 226: 170-175. (2010).

Senna M-C, Augsburger M, Aebi B, Briellmann T A, Donzé N, Dubugnon J-L, Iten P X, Staub C, Sturm W and Sutter K. First nationwide study on driving under the influence of drugs in Switzerland. Forensic Science International 198: 11-16. (2010) doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2010.02.014.

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