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Stefan Zbyn, PhD


Research Associate
2-150 CMRR

Research Interests:

  • Quantitative MR imaging for monitoring of cartilage degeneration and regeneration
  • Sodium MR imaging techniques
  • T1rho and T2 mapping methods and relaxation processes
  • Ultrahigh field (7T and above) applications

Selected Publications:

Räsänen L.P., Tanska P., Zbýň Š., van Donkelaar C.C., Trattnig S., Nieminen M.T., Korhonen R.K. The effect of fixed charge density and cartilage swelling on mechanics of knee joint cartilage during simulated gait. J Biomech, 2017 Aug; 61 :34-44.

Zbýň Š, Mlynárik V, Juras V, Szomolanyi P, Trattnig S. Evaluation of cartilage repair and osteoarthritis with sodium MRI. NMR Biomed, 2016; 29(2): 206-15 [Review].

Zbýň Š, Brix MO, Juras V, Domayer SE, Walzer SM, Mlynarik V, Apprich S, Buckenmaier K, Windhager R, Trattnig S. Sodium magnetic resonance imaging of ankle joint in cadaver specimens, volunteers and patients after different cartilage repair techniques at 7 T: initial results. Invest Radiol, 2015; 50(4): 246-54.

Zbýň Š, Krššák M, Memarsadeghi M, Gholami B, Haitel A, Weber M, Helbich T, Trattnig S, Moser E, Gruber S. Technical Note: Evaluation of the uncertainties in (choline + creatine)/citrate ratios measured by proton MR spectroscopic imaging in patients suspicious for prostate cancer. Fortschritte auf dem Gebiet der Rontgenstrahlen und der Bildgebenden Verfahren, 2014; 186(7): 698-702.

Zbýň Š, Mlynárik V, Juras V, Szomolanyi P, Trattnig S. Sodium MR imaging of articular cartilage pathologies. Current Radiology Reports, 2014; 2(41): 1-10 [Review].

Raghuraman S, Mueller MF, Zbýň S, Baer P, Breuer FA, Friedrich KM, Trattnig S, Lanz T, Jakob PM. 12-channel receive array with a volume transmit coil for hand/wrist imaging at 7 T. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2013; 38(1): 238-44.

Zbýň Š, Stelzeneder D, Welsch GH, Negrin LL, Juras V, Mayerhoefer ME, Szomolanyi P, Bogner W, Domayer SE, Weber M, Trattnig S. Evaluation of native hyaline cartilage and repair tissue after two cartilage repair surgery techniques with (23)Na MR imaging at 7 T: initial experience. Osteoarthritis Cartilage, 2012; 20(8): 837-45.

Schmitt B, Zbýň Š, Stelzeneder D, Jellus V, Paul D, Lauer L, Bachert P, Trattnig S. Cartilage quality assessment by using glycosaminoglycan chemical exchange saturation transfer and Na MR imaging at 7 T. Radiology, 2011; 260(1): 257-64.