Journal papers

Leyssens, L., Balcaen, T., Pétré, M., Ayllón, N. B., El Aazmani, W., de Pierpont, A., … & Kerckhofs, G. Non-destructive 3D characterization of the blood vessel wall microstructure in different species and blood vessel types using contrast-enhanced microCT and comparison with synthetic vascular grafts. Acta Biomaterialia164, 303-316 (2023).

Pestiaux, C., Pyka, G., Quirynen, L., De Azevedo, D., Vanoverschelde, J. L., Lengelé, B., … & Kerckhofs, G. 3D histopathology of stenotic aortic valve cusps using ex vivo microfocus computed tomography. Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine10, 1129990 (2023).

Salmon, P., Monzem, S., Javaheri, B., Oste, L., Kerckhofs, G., & Pitsillides, A. A. Resolving trabecular metaphyseal bone profiles downstream of the growth plate adds value to bone histomorphometry in mouse models. Frontiers in Endocrinology14, 839 (2023).

Balcaen, T., Piens, C., Mwema, A., Chourrout, M., Vandebroek, L., Rieux, A.D., Chauveau, F., De Borggraeve, W.M., Hoffmann, D. and Kerckhofs, G., Revealing the three-dimensional murine brain microstructure by contrast-enhanced computed tomography. Frontiers in Neuroscience17, p.465 (2023).

Frangi, G., Guicheteau, M., Jacquot, F., Pyka, G., Kerckhofs, G., Feyeux, M., … & Beck-Cormier, S. PiT2 deficiency prevents increase of bone marrow adipose tissue during skeletal maturation but not in OVX-induced osteoporosis. Frontiers in Endocrinology, 2864 (2022).

Starovoyt, A., Quirk, B.C., Putzeys, T. et al. An optically-guided cochlear implant sheath for real-time monitoring of electrode insertion into the human cochlea. Sci Rep 12, 19234 (2022).

Maes, A., Pestiaux, C., Marino, A., Balcaen, T., Leyssens, L., Vangrunderbeeck, S., Pyka, G., De Borggraeve W.M., Bertrand, L., Beauloye, C., Horman, S., Wevers, M., Kerckhofs, G.  Cryogenic contrast-enhanced microCT enables nondestructive 3D quantitative histopathology of soft biological tissues. Nat Commun 13, 6207 (2022).

Ali, D. A. H., Figeac, F., Tencerova, M., Caci, A., Ditzel, N., Schmal, C., Kerckhofs, G., Havelund, J., Færgeman, N., Rauch, A., Tencerova, M., and, Kassem, M. High fat diet (HFD)-induced obesity augments the deleterious effects of estrogen deficiency in bone. Evidence from post-menopausal mice. Bone Reports13(Suppl.), P155 (2022).

Benova, A., Ferencakova, M., Bardova, K., Funda, J., Prochazka, J., Spoutil, F., Cajka, T., Dzubanova, M., Balcaen, T., Kerckhofs, G., Willekens, W., van Lenthe, H., Alquicer, G., Pecinova, A., Mracek, T., Horakova, O., Rossmeisl, M., Kopecky, J. and, Tencerova, M. Novel thiazolidinedione analog reduces a negative impact on bone and mesenchymal stem cell properties in obese mice compared to classical thiazolidinediones. Molecular Metabolism, p.101598 (2022).

Léger, J., Leyssens, L., Kerckhofs, G., De Vleeschouwer, C. Ensemble learning and test-time augmentation for the segmentation of mineralized cartilage versus bone in high-resolution microCT images. Computers in Biology and Medicine, 105932 (2022).

Pascart, T., Falgayrac, G., Cortet, B., Paccou, J., Bleuse, M., Coursier, R., … & Budzik, J. F. Subchondral involvement in osteonecrosis of the femoral head: insight on local composition, microstructure and vascularization. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage (2022).

Marin, C., Tuts, J., Luyten, F., Vandamme, K., Kerckhofs, G. Impaired soft and hard callus formation during fracture healing in diet-induced obese mice as revealed by 3D contrast-enhanced computed tomography imaging. Bone, Volume 150 (2021).

Leyssens, L., Pestiaux, C., Kerckhofs, G. A Review of Ex Vivo X-ray Microfocus Computed Tomography-Based Characterization of the Cardiovascular System. Int. J. Mol. Sci.22, 3263 (2021).

de Bournonville, S., Geris, L. & Kerckhofs, G. Micro computed tomography with and without contrast enhancement for the characterization of microcarriers in dry and wet state. Sci Rep 11, 2819 (2021).