Florian Beissner

Summary

Affiliation: Friedrich Schiller University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Methodological problems in FMRI studies on acupuncture: a critical review with special emphasis on visual and auditory cortex activations
    Florian Beissner
    Brain Imaging Center, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Neuroradiology, Schleusenweg 2 16, 60528 Frankfurt, Germany
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2011:607637. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Advances in functional magnetic resonance imaging of the human brainstem
    Florian Beissner
    Pain and Autonomics Integrative Research PAIR, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Jena, Germany Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA, USA Electronic address
    Neuroimage 86:91-8. 2014
  3. doi request reprint fMRI of the brainstem using dual-echo EPI
    Florian Beissner
    Pain and Autonomics Integrative Research PAIR, Clinic of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Neuroimage 55:1593-9. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Acupuncture--deep pain with an autonomic dimension?
    Florian Beissner
    Pain and Autonomics Integrative Research PAIR, University Hospital of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Jena, Germany
    Neuroimage 60:653-60. 2012
  5. pmc The autonomic brain: an activation likelihood estimation meta-analysis for central processing of autonomic function
    Florian Beissner
    Pain and Autonomics Integrative Research, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Jena University Hospital, 07743 Jena, Germany
    J Neurosci 33:10503-11. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Dual-echo EPI for non-equilibrium fMRI - implications of different echo combinations and masking procedures
    Florian Beissner
    Brain Imaging Center, Frankfurt, Germany Department of Neurology, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    Neuroimage 52:524-31. 2010
  7. pmc Forgotten features of head zones and their relation to diagnostically relevant acupuncture points
    Florian Beissner
    Brain Imaging Center, Goethe University, Schleusenweg 2 16, 60528 Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2011:240653. 2011

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Methodological problems in FMRI studies on acupuncture: a critical review with special emphasis on visual and auditory cortex activations
    Florian Beissner
    Brain Imaging Center, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Neuroradiology, Schleusenweg 2 16, 60528 Frankfurt, Germany
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2011:607637. 2011
    ..Finally, we try to offer solutions for these problems where possible...
  2. doi request reprint Advances in functional magnetic resonance imaging of the human brainstem
    Florian Beissner
    Pain and Autonomics Integrative Research PAIR, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Jena, Germany Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA, USA Electronic address
    Neuroimage 86:91-8. 2014
    ..This allowed us to identify for the first time intrinsic connectivity networks in the human brainstem and to map brainstem-cortical connectivity purely based on functionally defined regions of interest. ..
  3. doi request reprint fMRI of the brainstem using dual-echo EPI
    Florian Beissner
    Pain and Autonomics Integrative Research PAIR, Clinic of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Neuroimage 55:1593-9. 2011
    ..5mm pre-smoothing. All these methods can be recommended for normalization and smoothing when analyzing fMRI data of the brainstem acquired by cardiac-gated dual-echo EPI...
  4. doi request reprint Acupuncture--deep pain with an autonomic dimension?
    Florian Beissner
    Pain and Autonomics Integrative Research PAIR, University Hospital of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Jena, Germany
    Neuroimage 60:653-60. 2012
    ..Our findings indicate that acupuncture may be a special pain stimulus, whose autonomic concomitants could explain its non-analgesic effects and in some cases even have a therapeutic potential...
  5. pmc The autonomic brain: an activation likelihood estimation meta-analysis for central processing of autonomic function
    Florian Beissner
    Pain and Autonomics Integrative Research, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Jena University Hospital, 07743 Jena, Germany
    J Neurosci 33:10503-11. 2013
    ..Hence, central processing of autonomic function does not simply involve a monolithic network of brain regions, instead showing elements of task and division specificity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dual-echo EPI for non-equilibrium fMRI - implications of different echo combinations and masking procedures
    Florian Beissner
    Brain Imaging Center, Frankfurt, Germany Department of Neurology, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    Neuroimage 52:524-31. 2010
    ..This method was most beneficial in areas close to the surface of the brain or adjacent to the ventricles and may be especially relevant to brainstem fMRI...
  7. pmc Forgotten features of head zones and their relation to diagnostically relevant acupuncture points
    Florian Beissner
    Brain Imaging Center, Goethe University, Schleusenweg 2 16, 60528 Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2011:240653. 2011
    ..Furthermore, the fact that Chinese medicine uses Mu and Shu points not only diagnostically but also therapeutically may give us new insights into the underlying mechanisms of acupuncture...