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Key Publications

Rattay, F., 1986. Analysis of models for external stimulation of axons. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 33, 974–7. doi:10.1109/TBME.1986.325670 

Rattay, F., 1989. Analysis of models for extracellular fiber stimulation. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 36, 676–82. doi:10.1109/10.32099

Rattay, F., 1990. Electrical Nerve Stimulation: Theory, Experiments and Applications. Springer-Verlag, New York.    

Rattay, F., 1999. The basic mechanism for the electrical stimulation of the nervous system. Neuroscience 89, 335–46. 

Danner, S.M., Hofstoetter, U.S., Freundl, B., Binder, H., Mayr, W., Rattay, F., Minassian, K., 2015. Human spinal locomotor control is based on flexibly organized burst generators. Brain 138(3), 577-88. doi:10.1093/brain/awu372.

Publications 2014-2019

Fellner, A., Stiennon, I., Rattay, F., 2019. Analysis of upper threshold mechnisms of spherical neurons during extracellular stimulation. J Neurophysiol. 121(4):1315-1328. doi:10.1152/jn.00700.2018

Amini, A., Fischmeister F.P.S., Matt, E., Schmidhammer, R., Rattay, F., Beisteiner, R., 2018. Peripheral nervous system reconstruction reroutes cortical motor output-brain reorganization uncovered by effective connectivity. Front Neurol. 9:1116. doi:10.3389/fneur.2018.01116

Rattay, F., Bassereh, H., Stiennon, I., 2018. Compartment models for the electrical activation of retinal bipolar cells. PLoS One 13(12):e0209123. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0209123

Wutzl, B., Unterrainer A.F., Kronbichler, M., Rattay, F., Trinka, E., Gerstenbrand, F., Golaszewski, D.M., 2018. Functional magnetic resonsnace imaging under anaesthesia of a patient with severe chronic disorders of consciousness. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 172:96-98. doi:10.1016/j.clinneuro.2018.06.029

Meng, K., Fellner, A., Rattay, F., Ghezzi, D., Meffin, H., Ibbotson, M.R., Kameneva, T., 2018. Upper stimulation threshold for retinal ganglion cell activation. J Neural Eng. 15(4):046012. doi:10.1088/1741-2552/aabb7d

Rattay, F., Bassereh, H., Fellner, A., 2017. Impact of electrode position on te elicitation of sodium spikes in retinal bipolar cells. Sci Rep. 7(1):17590. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-17603-8

Jagos, H., Pils, K., Haller, M., Wassermann, C., Chhatwal, C., Rafolt, D., Rattay, F., 2017. Mobile gait analysis via eSHOEs instrumented shoe insoles: a pilot study for validation against the gold standard GAITRite. J Med Eng Technol. 41(5):375-386. doi:10.1080/03091902.2017.1320434

Werginz, P.Rattay, F., 2016. The impact of calcium current reversal on neurotransmitter release in the electrically stimulated retina. J Neural Eng. 13, 046013. doi:10.1088/1747-2560/13/4/046013

Danner, S.M., Krenn, M., Hofstoetter, U.S., Toth, A., Mayr, W., Minassian, K. 2016. Body position influences which neural structures are recruited by lumbar transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation. PLoS One 11, e0147479. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0147479

Minassian, K., Hofstoetter, U.S.Danner, S.M., Mayr, W., Bruce, J. A., McKay, W. B., Tansey, K.E., 2015. Spinal rhythm generation by step-induced feedback and transcutaneous posterior root stimulation in complete spinal cord-injured individuals. Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair 30(3):233-243. doi: 10.1177/1545968315591706

Krouchev, N.I., Rattay, F., Sawan, M., Vinet, A., 2015. From squid to mammals with the HH model through the Nav channels' half-activation-voltage parameter. PLoS One 10(12), e0143570. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143570

Dimitrijevic, M.R., Danner, S.M., Mayr, W., 2015. Neurocontrol of movement in humans with spinal cord injury. Artificial Organs 39(10), 823–833. doi: 10.1111/aor.12614

Hofstoetter, U.S., Krenn, M., Danner, S.M., Hofer, C., Kern, H., McKay, W.B., Mayr, W., Minassian, K., 2015. Augmentation of voluntary locomotor activity by transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation in motor-incomplete spinal cord injured individuals. Artificial Organs 39(10), E176–E186. doi: 10.1111/aor.12615

Krenn, M., Hofstoetter, U. S., Danner, S.M., Minassian, K., Mayr, W., 2015. Multi-electrode array for transcutaneous lumbar posterior-root stimulation. Artificial Organs 39(10), 834–840. doi: 10.1111/aor.12616

Balazs S., Kermanshahi K., Binder H., Rattay F, Bodis-Wollner I., 2015. Gamma-Band Modulation and Coherence in the EEG by Involuntary Eye Movements in Patients in Unresponsive Wakefulness Syndrome. Clin EEG Neurosci. [EPub ahead of print]

Hofstoetter U.S., Danner S.M., Freundl B., Binder H., Mayr W., Rattay F., Minassian K., 2015. Periodic modulation of repetitively elicited monosynaptic reflexes of the human lumbosacral spinal cord. J Neurophysiol. 114(1):400-10. doi: 10.1152/jn.00136.2015.

Paredes L.P., Dosen S., Rattay F., Graimann B., Farina D., 2015. The impact of the stimulation frequency on closed-loop control with electrotactile feedback. J Neuroeng Rehabil. 12(35). doi: 10.1186/s12984-015-0022-8.

Danner, S.M., Hofstoetter, U.S., Freundl, B., Binder, H., Mayr, W., Rattay, F., Minassian, K., 2015. Human spinal locomotor control is based on flexibly organized burst generators. Brain 138(3), 577-88. doi:10.1093/brain/awu372.

Minassian, K., Hofstoetter, U.S., Danner, S.M., Mayr, W., Bruce, J. A., McKay, W. B., Tansey, K.E., 2015. Spinal rhythm generation by step-induced feedback and transcutaneous posterior root stimulation in complete spinal cord-injured individuals. Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair. doi: 10.1177/1545968315591706

Hofstoetter, U.S., Danner, S.M., Freundl, B., Binder, H., Mayr, W., Rattay, F., Minassian, K., 2015. Periodic modulation of repetitively elicited monosynaptic reflexes of the human lumbosacral spinal cord. Journal of Neurohysiology 114(1), 400–410. doi: 10.1152/jn.00136.2015

Mohl, W., Gangl, C., Jusic, A., Aschacher, T., De Jonge, M., Rattay, F., 2015. PICSO: from myocardial salvage to tissue regeneration. Cardiovasc Revasc Med.16(1):36-46. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2014.12.004

Werginz, P., Benav, H., Zrenner, E., Rattay, F., 2014. Modeling the response of ON and OFF retinal bipolar cells during electric stimulation. Vision Res. 111, 170-181. doi:10.1016/j.visres.2014.12.002

Rattay, F., 2014. On the upper threshold phenomenon of extracellular neural stimulation. J Neurophysiol 112, 2664–5. doi:10.1152/jn.00323.2014

Yildiz, A., Dilaveroglu, E., Visne, I., Günay, B., Sefer, E., Weinhausel, A., Rattay, F., Goble, C.A., Pandey, R.V., Kriegner, A., 2014. BIFI: a Taverna plugin for a simplified and user-friendly workflow platform. BMC Res Notes 7, 740. doi:10.1186/1756-0500-7-740

Werginz, P., Rattay, F., 2014. Past, present, future: a review on visual prostheses. Minerva Med, 65-77.

Rattay, F., Danner, S.M., 2014. Peak I of the human auditory brainstem response results from the somatic regions of type I spiral ganglion cells: evidence from computer modeling. Hear Res 315, 67–79. doi:10.1016/j.heares.2014.07.001

Ninu, A., Dosen, S., Muceli, S., Rattay, F., Dietl, H., Farina, D., 2014. Closed-loop control of grasping with a myoelectric hand prosthesis: which are the relevant feedback variables for force control? IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 22, 1041–52. doi:10.1109/TNSRE.2014.2318431

Koechl, B., Danner, S.M., Jagsch, R., Brandt, L., Fischer, G., 2014. Health-related and legal interventions: A comparison of allegedly delinquent and convicted opioid addicts in Austria. Drug Science, Policy and Law 1, 2050324514528449. doi:10.1177/2050324514528449

Krouchev, N.I., Danner, S.M., Vinet, A., Rattay, F., Sawan, M., 2014. Energy-optimal electrical-stimulation pulses shaped by the Least-Action Principle. PLoS One 9, e90480. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0090480

Werginz, P., Fried, S.I., Rattay, F., 2014. Influence of the sodium channel band on retinal ganglion cell excitation during electric stimulation–a modeling study. Neuroscience 266, 162–77. doi:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2014.01.067

Rossmann, C., Garrett-Mayer, E., Rattay, F., Haemmerich, D., 2014. Dynamics of tissue shrinkage during ablative temperature exposures. Physiol Meas 35, 55–67. doi:10.1088/0967-3334/35/1/55