Mass Spectrometry for Research and Application in Therapeutic Drug Monitoring or Clinical and Forensic ToxicologyMaurer, Hans H., PhDTherapeutic Drug Monitoring: August 2018 - Volume 40 - Issue 4 - p 389–393 doi: 10.1097/FTD.0000000000000525 Review Article Buy SDC Abstract Author InformationAuthors Article MetricsMetrics Abstract: This article reviews current applications of various hyphenated low- and high-resolution mass spectrometry techniques in the field of therapeutic drug monitoring and clinical/forensic toxicology in both research and practice. They cover gas chromatography, liquid chromatography, matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization, or paper spray ionization coupled to quadrupole, ion trap, time-of-flight, or Orbitrap mass analyzers. Department of Experimental and Clinical Toxicology, Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Saarland University, Homburg, Saarland, Germany. Correspondence: Hans H. Maurer, PhD, Department of Experimental and Clinical Toxicology, Saarland University, D-66421 Homburg, Saarland, Germany (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). The author declares no conflict of interest. Received March 15, 2018 Accepted April 03, 2018 Copyright © 2018 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.