Selected Publications

2020

El Amki M, Glück C, Binder N, Middleham W, Wyss MT, Weiss T, Meister H, Luft A, Weller M, Weber B, Wegener S.
Neutrophils Obstructing Brain Capillaries Are a Major Cause of No-Reflow in Ischemic Stroke.
Cell Rep. 2020 Oct 13;33(2):108260.
Herzog L, Murina E, Dürr O, Wegener S, Sick B.
Integrating Uncertainty in Deep Neural Networks for MRI Based Stroke Analysis.
Med Image Anal. 2020 Oct;65:101790.
Velz J, Esposito G, Wegener S, Kulcsar Z, Luft A, Regli L.
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Management of Carotid Artery Disease
Praxis (Bern 1994). 2020 Jul;109(9):705-723
Von Bieberstein L*, Van Niftrik B*, Sebök M, El Amki M, Piccirelli M, Stippich C, Regli L, Luft A, Fierstra J, Wegener S.
Crossed cerebellar diaschisis indicates hemodynamic compromise in ischemic stroke patients.
Transl Stroke Res June 2020
Wolpert F, MD, Kulcszar Z, Hänsel M, Rushing E, Seystahl K, Schweizer J, Roth P; Luft AR, Wegener S, Weller M.
Embolization of tumor cells is rare in patients with systemic cancer and cerebral large vessel occlusion.
Eur J Neurol, June 2020
Westphal L, Widmer R …..Engelter ST*, Wegener S*
Association of pre-stroke metformin use, stroke severity, and thrombolysis outcome
Neurology. June 2020

2019

Polymeris A…Wegener S…Engelter ST
Intravenous Thrombolysis for Suspected Ischemic Stroke with Seizure at Onset.
Ann Neurol, 2019 Aug 21
El Amki M, Binder N, Steffen R, Schneider H, Luft AR, Weller M, Imthurn B, Merki-Feld GS*, Wegener S*.
Contraceptive drugs mitigate experimental stroke-induced brain injury.
Cardiovasc Res. 2019

2018

Baumgartner P*, El Amki M*, Bracko O, Luft AR, Wegener S.
Sensorimotor stroke alters hippocampo-thalamic network activity.
Sci Rep. 2018 Oct 25;8(1)
Scheitz JF, Gensicke H, Zinkstok SM, Curtze S, Arnold M, Hametner C, Pezzini A, Turc G, Zini A, Padjen V, Wegener S, Nordanstig A, Kellert L, Kägi G, Bejot Y, Michel P, Leys D, Nolte CH, Nederkoorn PJ, Engelter ST; TRISP collaboration.
Cohort profile: Thrombolysis in Ischemic Stroke Patients (TRISP): a multicentre research collaboration.
BMJ Open. 2018 Sep
Sebök M, van Niftrik CHB, Piccirelli M, Bozinov O, Wegener S, Esposito G, Pangalu A, Valavanis A, Buck A, Luft AR, Regli L, Fierstra J.
BOLD cerebrovascular reactivity as a novel marker for crossed cerebellar diaschisis.
Neurology. 2018 Oct
Kurmann R, Engelter ST, Michel P, Luft AR, Wegener S, Branscheidt M, Eskioglou E, Sirimarco G, Lyrer PA, Gensicke H, Horvath T, Fischer U, Arnold M, Sarikaya H.
Impact of Smoking on Clinical Outcome and Recanalization After Intravenous thrombolysis for Stroke: a Multicenter Cohort Study.
Stroke 2018 May
Fierstra J, van Niftrik C, Warnock G, Wegener S, Piccirelli M, Pangalu A, Esposito G, Valavanis A, Buck A, Luft A, Bozinov O, Regli L.
Staging Hemodynamic Failure With Blood Oxygen-Level-Dependent Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Cerebrovascular Reactivity: A Comparison Versus Gold Standard (15O-)H2O-Positron Emission Tomography.
Stroke 2018 Mar
Seiffge DJ, Kägi G, Michel P, Fischer U, Béjot Y, Wegener S, Zedde M, Turc G, Cordonnier C, Sandor PS, Rodier G, Zini A, Cappellari M, Schädelin S, Polymeris AA, Werring D, Thilemann S, Maestrini I, Berge E, Traenka C, Vehoff J, De Marchis GM, Kapauer M, Peters N, Sirimarco G, Bonati LH, Arnold M, Lyrer PA, De Maistre E, Luft A, Tsakiris DA, Engelter ST; the Novel Oral Anticoagulants in Stroke Patients study group. Rivaroxaban plasma levels in acute ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage.
Ann Neurol 2018 Mar
Liberale L, Carbone F, Montecucco F, Gebhard C, Lüscher TF, Wegener S., Camici GC.
Ischemic Stroke across sexes: What is the status quo?
Front Neuroendocrinol  2018 Jul;50:3-17
Traenka C, Jung S, Gralla J, Kurmann R, Stippich C, B. Goeggel Simonetti, Gensicke H., Mueller H, Lovblad K, Eskandari A, Puccinelli F, Vehoff J, Weber J, Wegener S, Steiner L, Kägi G, Luft A, Sztajzel R, Fischer U, Bonati LH, Peters N, Michel P, Lyrer PA, Arnold M, Engelter ST.
Endovascular therapy versus intravenous thrombolysis in cervical artery dissection ischemic stroke – results from the SWISS registry.
European Stroke Journal 2018
Burkhardt JK, Winklhofer S, Fierstra J, Wegener S, Esposito G, Luft A, Bozinov O, Regli L.
Emergency extracranial-intracranial bypass to revascularize salvageable brain tissue in acute ischemic stroke patients.
World Neurosurg 2018 Jan; 109:e476-e485. IF: 1.9
Wegener S, Katan M.
Getting the First Grant.
Stroke 2018 Jan;49(1):e7-e9 citations. IF: 6.2

2017

Mannil M, Ramachandran J, Vittoria de Martini I, Wegener S, Schmidt B, Flohr T, Krauss B, Valavanis A, Alkadhi H, Winklhofer S.
Modified Dual-Energy Algorithm for Calcified Plaque Removal: Evaluation in Carotid CTA and Comparison with Digital Subtraction Angiography.
Invest Radiol 2017
Winklhofer S, De Martini I, Nern C, Wegener S, Pangalu A, Valavanis A, Alkadhi H, Guggenberger R.
Dual-Energy Computed Tomography in Stroke Imaging: Technical and Clinical Considerations of Virtual Non-Contrast Images for Detection of the Hyperdense Artery Sign.
J Comput Assist Tomogr 2017
El Amki, M. Baumgartner, P. Bracko, O. Luft, A., Wegener S.
Task-Specific Motor Rehabilitation Therapy after Stroke Improves Performance in a Different Motor Task: Translational Evidence.
Transl Stroke Res 2017 Jan 14. doi: 10.1007/s12975-016-0519. IF: 8.3
El Amki M. Wegener S.
Improving Cerebral Blood Flow after Arterial Recanalization: A Novel Therapeutic Strategy in Stroke.
Int J Mol Sci 2017 Dec 9;18(12). IF: 3.7.