Wissenschaftliche Publikationen

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


Iwersen-Bergmann S, Lehman S, Heinemann A, Schröder C, Müller A, Jungen H, Andresen-Streichert H, Pueschel K, Vidal C and Mercer-Chalmers-Bender K. Mass poisoning with NPS: 2C-E and Bromo-DragonFly. International Journal of Legal Medicine. (2018) doi:10.1007/s00414-018-1882-9.

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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