Alexander Rauscher | UBC MRI Research Centre | Department of Pediatrics

Changes in cerebral vascular reactivity and structure following prolonged exposure to high altitude in humans. Foster GE, Davies-Thompson J, Dominelli PB, Heran MK, Donnelly J, duManoir GR, Ainslie PN, Rauscher A, Sheel AW. Physiol Rep. 2015 Dec;3(12)

FLAIR2: A Combination of FLAIR and T2 for Improved MS Lesion Detection. Wiggermann V, Hernndez-Torres E, Traboulsee A, Li DK, Rauscher A. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2015 Oct 8

Prevalence of Brain Microbleeds in Alzheimer Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis on the Influence of Neuroimaging Techniques. Sepehry AA, Lang D, Hsiung GY, Rauscher A. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2015 Dec 3

Orientation Dependent MR Signal Decay Differentiates between People with MS, Their Asymptomatic Siblings and Unrelated Healthy Controls. Hernández-Torres E, Wiggermann V, Hametner S, Baumeister TR, Sadovnick AD, Zhao Y, Machan L, Li DK, Traboulsee A, Rauscher A. PLoS One. 2015 Oct 21;10(10)

Mortality from treatable illnesses in marginally housed adults: a prospective cohort study. Jones, Vila-Rodriguez, Leonova O, Langheimer, Lang D, Barr AM3, Procyshyn RM, Smith GN, Schultz K, Buchanan T, Krausz M, Montaner JS, MacEwan GW, Rauscher A5, Panenka WJ, Thornton AE, Honer WG. BMJ Open. 2015 Aug 21;5(8):

Trajectories of subcortical iron accumulation in MS. Rovira A, Wiggermann V, Rauscher A. Neurology. 2015 Jun 16;84(24):2388-9

Corticospinal tract integrity measured using transcranial magnetic stimulation and magnetic resonance imaging in neuromyelitis optica and multiple sclerosis. Manogaran P, Vavasour I, Borich M, Kolind SH, Lange AP, Rauscher A, Boyd L, Li DK, Traboulsee A. Mult Scler. 2015 May 6.

A prospective study of the influence of acute alcohol intoxication versus chronic alcohol consumption on outcome following traumatic brain injury. Lange RT, Shewchuk JR, Rauscher A, Jarrett M, Heran MK, Brubacher JR, Iverson GL. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2014 Aug;29(5):478-95

To exclude or not to exclude: further examination of the influence of white matter hyperintensities in diffusion tensor imaging research. Lange RT, Shewchuk JR, Heran MK, Rauscher A, Jarrett M, Brubacher JR, Iverson GL. J Neurotrauma. 2014 Jan 15;31(2):198-205

Prevalence of extracranial venous narrowing on catheter venography in people with multiple sclerosis, their siblings, and unrelated healthy controls: a blinded, case-control study. Traboulsee AL, Knox KB, Machan L, Zhao Y, Yee I, Rauscher A, Klass D, Szkup P, Otani R, Kopriva D, Lala S, Li DK, Sadovnick D. Lancet. 2014 Jan 11;383(9912):138-45

Increased spinal cord movements in cervical spondylotic myelopathy. Vavasour IM, Meyers SM, Macmillan EL, Madler B, Li DK, Rauscher A, Vertinsky T, Venu V, Mackay AL, Curt A.; Spine J. 2014 Jan 23

Magnetic resonance frequency shifts during acute MS lesion formation; Vanessa Wiggermann , Enedino Herandez Torres, Irene M. Vavasour, G.R. Wayne Moore, Cornelia Laule, Alex L. MacKay, David K.B. Li ,Anthony Traboulsee, and Alexander Rauscher; Neurology, 2013 Jul 16;81(3):211-8

Evaluation of white matter myelin water fraction in chronic stroke, M Borich, AL MacKay, IM Vavasour, A Rauscher, L Boyd; Neuroimage Clin. 2013 Apr 21;2:569-80

A prospective study of physician-observed concussion during a varsity university hockey season: white matter integrity in ice hockey players. Part 3 of 4. Koerte IK, Kaufmann D, Hartl E, Bouix S, Pasternak O, Kubicki M, Rauscher A, Li DK, Dadachanji SB, Taunton JA, Forwell LA, Johnson AM, Echlin PS, Shenton ME. Neurosurg Focus. 2012 Dec;33(6):E3: 1-7.

Rapid whole cerebrum myelin water imaging using a 3D GRASE sequence. Prasloski T, Rauscher A, MacKay AL, Hodgson M, Vavasour IM, Laule C, Madler B. Neuroimage. 2012 Oct 15;63(1):533-9

Bilateral filtering of magnetic resonance phase images. McPhee KC, Denk C, Al Rekabi Z, Rauscher A. Magn Reson Imaging. 2011 Sep;29(7):1023-9

Phase Processing in Susceptibility Weighted Imaging. Rauscher, Alexander and Stephan Witoszynskyj; Susceptibility Weighted Imaging. Vol. 1 of 1. Ed. Jürgen R Reichenbach and E Mark Haacke. Wiley, 2011.

What is Phase? .Rauscher, Alexander and Mark Haacke; Susceptibility Weighted Imaging. Vol. 1 of 1. Ed. Jürgen R Reichenbach and E Mark Haacke . Wiley , 2011.

What is T2*? Jan Sedlacik Alexander Rauscher and Jürgen R Reichenbach; Susceptibility Weighted Imaging. Vol. 1 of 1. Ed. Jürgen R Reichenbach and E Mark Haacke. Wiley, 2010.

The influence of white matter fibre orientation on MR signal phase and decay.
Denk C, Torres EH, Mackay A, Rauscher A. NMR Biomed. 2010 Dec 28.

Susceptibility weighted imaging with multiple echoes. Denk C, Rauscher A.J Magn Reson Imaging. 2010 Jan;31(1):185-91.

ToF-SWI: simultaneous time of flight and fully flow compensated susceptibility weighted imaging. Deistung A, Dittrich E, Sedlacik J, Rauscher A, Reichenbach JR. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2009 Jun;29(6):1478-84.

Quantification of modulated blood oxygenation levels in single cerebral veins by investigating their MR signal decay. Sedlacik J, Rauscher A, Reichenbach JR. Z Med Phys. 2009;19(1):48-57.

Phase unwrapping of MR images using Phi UN--a fast and robust region growing algorithm. Witoszynskyj S, Rauscher A, Reichenbach JR, Barth M. Med Image Anal. 2009 Apr;13(2):257-68. Epub 2008 Oct 18.

MR relaxation in multiple sclerosis. MacKay AL, Vavasour IM, Rauscher A, Kolind SH, Märgendler B, Moore GR, Traboulsee AL, Li DK, Laule C. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2009 Feb;19(1):1-26. Review.

Susceptibility weighted imaging at ultra high magnetic field strengths: theoretical considerations and experimental results. Deistung A, Rauscher A, Sedlacik J, Stadler J, Witoszynskyj S, Reichenbach JR. Magn Reson Med. 2008 Nov;60(5):1155-68.

Investigation of the influence of carbon dioxide concentrations on cerebral physiology by susceptibility-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (SWI). Sedlacik J, Kutschbach C, Rauscher A, Deistung A, Reichenbach JR. Neuroimage. 2008 Oct 15;43(1):36-43. Epub 2008 Jul 18.

Improved elimination of phase effects from background field inhomogeneities for susceptibility weighted imaging at high magnetic field strengths. Rauscher A, Barth M, Herrmann KH, Witoszynskyj S, Deistung A, Reichenbach JR. Magn Reson Imaging. 2008 Oct;26(8):1145-51. Epub 2008 Jun 3.

Informatics in Radiology: GUIBOLD: a graphical user interface for image reconstruction and data analysis in susceptibility-weighted MR imaging. Deistung A, Rauscher A, Sedlacik J, Witoszynskyj S, Reichenbach JR. Radiographics. 2008 May-Jun;28(3):639-51.

Investigations on the effect of caffeine on cerebral venous vessel contrast by using susceptibility-weighted imaging (SWI) at 1.5, 3 and 7 T. Sedlacik J, Helm K, Rauscher A, Stadler J, Mentzel HJ, Reichenbach JR. Neuroimage. 2008 Mar 1;40(1):11-8. Epub 2007 Dec 8.

Obtaining blood oxygenation levels from MR signal behavior in the presence of single venous vessels. Sedlacik J, Rauscher A, Reichenbach JR. Magn Reson Med. 2007 Nov;58(5):1035-44.

Demonstration of paramagnetic and diamagnetic cerebral lesions by using susceptibility weighted phase imaging (SWI). Deistung A, Mentzel HJ, Rauscher A, Witoszynskyj S, Kaiser WA, Reichenbach JR Z Med Phys. 2006;16(4):261-7.

Susceptibility weighted imaging: data acquisition, image reconstruction and clinical applications. Rauscher A, Sedlacik J, Deistung A, Mentzel HJ, Reichenbach JR. Z Med Phys. 2006;16(4):240-50.

Contrast-enhanced, high-resolution, susceptibility-weighted magnetic resonance imaging of the brain: dose-dependent optimization at 3 tesla and 1.5 tesla in healthy volunteers. Noebauer-Huhmann IM, Pinker K, Barth M, Mlynarik V, Ba-Ssalamah A, Saringer WF, Weber M, Benesch T, Witoszynskyj S, Rauscher A, Reichenbach JR, Trattnig S. Invest Radiol. 2006 Mar;41(3):249-55.

High resolution susceptibility weighted MR-imaging of brain tumors during the application of a gaseous agent. Rauscher A, Sedlacik J, Fitzek C, Walter B, Hochstetter A, Kalff R, Kaiser WA, Reichenbach JR. Rofo. 2005 Aug;177(8):1065-9.

Nonnvasive assessment of vascular architecture and function during modulated blood oxygenation using susceptibility weighted magnetic resonance imaging.Rauscher A, Sedlacik J, Barth M, Haacke EM, Reichenbach JR. Magn Reson Med. 2005 Jul;54(1):87-95.

Subtraction of in-phase and opposed-phase images in dynamic MR mammography. Reichenbach JR, Hopfe J, Rauscher A, Wurdinger S, Kaiser WA. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2005 May;21(5):565-75.

Magnetic susceptibility-weighted MR phase imaging of the human brain. Rauscher A, Sedlacik J, Barth M, Mentzel HJ, Reichenbach JR. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2005 Apr;26(4):736-42.

Application of an exogenous hyperoxic contrast agent in MR mammography: initial results. Fischer DR, Reichenbach JR, Rauscher A, Sedlacik J, Kaiser WA. Eur Radiol. 2005 Apr;15(4):829-32. Epub 2004 Sep 22.

Robust field map generation using a triple-echo acquisition. Windischberger C, Robinson S, Rauscher A, Barth M, Moser E. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2004 Oct;20(4):730-4.

Optimized 3 T EPI of the amygdalae. Robinson S, Windischberger C, Rauscher A, Moser E. Neuroimage. 2004 May;22(1):203-10.

Automated unwrapping of MR phase images applied to BOLD MR-venography at 3 Tesla. Rauscher A, Barth M, Reichenbach JR, Stollberger R, Moser E. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2003 Aug;18(2):175-80.

Last update: 2011 10 21