Publication list:


Korta Martiartu, N., Simutė, S., Frauenfelder, T., & Rominger, M. B. (2021). Ultrasound longitudinal-wave anisotropy estimation in muscle tissue. TechRxiv, doi: 10.36227/techrxiv.15104529.v1

Korta Martiartu, N., Nakhostin, D., Ruby, L., Frauenfelder, T., Rominger, M., & Sanabria, S. (2021). Speed of sound and shear wave speed for calf soft tissue composition and nonlinearity assessment. Quantitative Imaging In Medicine And Surgery, 11(9), 4149-4161. doi:10.21037/qims-20-1321

Korta Martiartu, N., Simute, S., Boehm, C., Ruby, L., Frauenfelder, T., Fichtner, A., Rominger, M. B., Sanabria, S. J., (2021). Speed-of-sound anisotropy estimation using reflector-based pulse-echo ultrasound. Proc. SPIE 11602, Medical Imaging 2021: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography, 116020W.

Ruby, L., Sanabria, S. J., Martini, K., Frauenfelder, T., Jukema, G. N., Goksel, O., & Rominger, M. B. (2021). Quantification of immobilization-induced changes in human calf muscle using speed-of-sound ultrasound: An observational pilot study. Medicine, 100(11), e23576.

Ruby, L., Sanabria, S. J., Saltybaeva, N., Frauenfelder, T., Alkadhi, H., & Rominger, M. B. (2021). Comparison of ultrasound speed-of-sound of the lower extremity and lumbar muscle assessed with computed tomography for muscle loss assessment. Medicine, 100(21), e25947.


Sanabria, S. J., Baensch, F., Zauner, M., & Niemz, P. (2020). In-situ quantification of microscopic contributions of individual cells to macroscopic wood deformation with synchrotron computed tomography. Scientific reports10(1), 21615.

Ruby, L., Kunut, A., Nakhostin, D. N., Huber, F. A., Finkenstaedt, T., Frauenfelder, T., Sanabria, S. J., & Rominger, M. B. (2020). Speed of sound ultrasound: comparison with proton density fat fraction assessed with Dixon MRI for fat content quantification of the lower extremity. European radiology, 30(10), 5272–5280.

Ruby, L., & Rominger, M. (2020). Biberschwanzleber – ein Fallstrick in der Traumaradiologie – ein Fallbericht. RoFo : Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Rontgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin192(6), 579–580.

Sanabria, S. J., Ruby, L., Kuonen, J., Dettwiler, S., Colombo, V., Frauenfelder, T., Ettlin, D., & Rominger, M. B. (2020). Ultrasound Imaging of Injections in Masseter Muscle without Contrast Agent Using Strain Elastography and a Novel B-Mode Spatiotemporal Filter. Ultrasound in medicine & biology, 46(10), 2717–2735.

Müller, B., Ruby, L., Jordan, S., Rominger, M. B., Mazza, E., & Distler, O. (2020). Validation of the suction device Nimble for the assessment of skin fibrosis in systemic sclerosis. Arthritis research & therapy22(1), 128.


Otesteanu, C. F., Chintada, B. R., Rominger, M. B., Sanabria, S. J., & Goksel, O. (2019). Spectral Quantification of Nonlinear Elasticity Using Acoustoelasticity and Shear-Wave Dispersion. IEEE transactions on ultrasonics, ferroelectrics, and frequency control66(12), 1845–1855.

Ruby, L., Sanabria, S. J., Martini, K., Dedes, K. J., Vorburger, D., Oezkan, E., Frauenfelder, T., Goksel, O., & Rominger, M. B. (2019). Breast Cancer Assessment With Pulse-Echo Speed of Sound Ultrasound From Intrinsic Tissue Reflections: Proof-of-Concept. Investigative radiology, 54(7), 419–427.

Sanabria, S. J., Martini, K., Freystätter, G., Ruby, L., Goksel, O., Frauenfelder, T., & Rominger, M. B. (2019). Speed of sound ultrasound: a pilot study on a novel technique to identify sarcopenia in seniors. European radiology, 29(1), 3–12.

Ruby, L., Sanabria, S. J., Obrist, A. S., Martini, K., Forte, S., Goksel, O., Frauenfelder, T., Kubik-Huch, R. A., & Rominger, M. B. (2019). Breast Density Assessment in Young Women with Ultrasound based on Speed of Sound: Influence of the Menstrual Cycle. Medicine, 98(25), e16123.

Ruby, L., Mutschler, T., Martini, K., Klingmüller, V., Frauenfelder, T., Rominger, M. B., & Sanabria, S. J. (2019). Which Confounders Have the Largest Impact in Shear Wave Elastography of Muscle and How Can They be Minimized? An Elasticity Phantom, Ex Vivo Porcine Muscle and Volunteer Study Using a Commercially Available System. Ultrasound in medicine & biology, 45(10), 2591–2611.

Marhenke, T., Neuenschwander, J., Furrer, R., Zolliker, P., Twiefel, J., Hasener, J., Wallaschek, J., & Sanabria, S. J. (2020). Air-Coupled Ultrasound Time Reversal (ACU-TR) For Subwavelength Nondestructive Imaging. IEEE transactions on ultrasonics, ferroelectrics, and frequency control67(3), 651–663.

Sanabria, S. J. , Rominger, M. B., & Goksel, O. (2019). Speed-of-Sound Imaging Based on Reflector Delineation, in IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 66, no. 7, pp. 1949-1962. doi: 10.1109/TBME.2018.2881302


Sanabria, S. J., Ozkan, E., Rominger, M., & Goksel, O. (2018). Spatial domain reconstruction for imaging speed-of-sound with pulse-echo ultrasound: simulation and in vivo study. Physics in medicine and biology63(21), 215015.

Pensalfini, M., Weickenmeier, J., Rominger, M., Santoprete, R., Distler, O., & Mazza, E. (2018). Location-specific mechanical response and morphology of facial soft tissues. Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials78, 108–115.

Sanabria, S. J., Goksel, O., Martini, K., Forte, S., Frauenfelder, T., Kubik-Huch, R. A., & Rominger, M. B. (2018). Breast-density assessment with hand-held ultrasound: A novel biomarker to assess breast cancer risk and to tailor screening?. European radiology, 28(8), 3165–3175.

Rominger, M. B., Kälin, P., Mastalerz, M., Martini, K., Klingmüller, V., Sanabria, S., & Frauenfelder, T. (2018). Influencing Factors of 2D Shear Wave Elastography of the Muscle – An Ex Vivo Animal Study. Ultrasound international open, 4(2), E54–E60.


Rominger, M. B., Martini, K., Dappa, E., Puippe, G., Klingmüller, V., Frauenfelder, T., & Sanabria, S. J. (2017). Ultrasound Needle Visibility in Contrast Mode Imaging: An In Vitro and Ex Vivo Study. Ultrasound international open, 3(2), E82–E88.

Blüthgen, C., Sanabria, S., Frauenfelder, T., Klingmüller, V., & Rominger, M. (2017). Economical Sponge Phantom for Teaching, Understanding, and Researching A- and B-Line Reverberation Artifacts in Lung Ultrasound. Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, 36(10), 2133–2142.


Rominger, M. B., Müller-Stuler, E. M., Pinto, M., Becker, A. S., Martini, K., Frauenfelder, T., & Klingmüller, V. (2016). Easy Pulsatile Phantom for Teaching and Validation of Flow Measurements in Ultrasound. Ultrasound international open2(3), E93–E97.

Franckenberg, S., Gubler, C., Frauenfelder, T., & Rominger, M. (2016). Radiologie-Update Ultraschall-Elastografie – Quintessenz für die Praxis [Radiology Update Ultrasound Elastography – Quintessence for the Primary Care Physician]. Praxis105(3), 139–145.