Brain MR Imaging: Data Processing Methods and Artifact Reduction

Room A 101-102         16:30 - 18:30                                     Chairs: Norbert Schuff and Edward B. Welch

16:30         156.      Application of K-Space Energy Spectrum Analysis to Susceptibility Field Mapping and Distortion Correction in Gradient-Echo EPI - not available

Nan-Kuei Chen1, Koichi Oshio1,2, Lawrence P. Panych1

1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; 2Keio University, Tokyo, Japan


16:42         157.      AIRHEAD:  an AnthropomorphIc Realistic HEAD Phantom to Test Susceptibility Artifact Reduction Techniques

Karin Shmueli1, Paul Kinchesh1, Harold G. Parkes1, David Lee Thomas1, Roger John Ordidge1

1University College London, London, UK


16:54         158.      Influence of Parallel Imaging and Other Reconstruction Techniques on the Measurement of Signal-To-Noise Ratios

Olaf Dietrich1, Scott B. Reeder1,2, Maximilian F. Reiser1, Stefan O. Schoenberg1

1Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Munich, Germany; 2Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California, USA


17:06         159.      Quantitative Comparison of Spatial Distortions in Fast Imaging at 3T Through Nonrigid Registration

Michael C. Lee1, Janine M. Lupo1, Duan Xu1, Eric T. Han2, Soonmee Cha1, Susan M. Chang1, Mitchel S. Berger1, Daniel B. Vigneron1, Sarah J. Nelson1

1University of California, San Francisco, California, USA; 2GE Healthcare Technologies, Menlo Park, California, USA


17:18         160.      Segmentation of Thalamic Nuclei Using a Modified K-Means Clustering Algorithm and High Resolution Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging - not available

Sean CL Deoni1, Brian K. Rutt1, Terry M. Peters1

1Robarts Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada


17:30         161.      The Feasibility of Diffusion Tensor Imaging for the Human Brain at 1 Mm^3 Resolution

Klaus Rudolf Hahn1, Sergei Prigarin2, Khader Hasan3

1GSF-National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Bavaria, Germany; 2Institute of Computational Mathematics & Geophysics, Novosibirsk, Siberia, Russian Federation; 3Medical School of University, Houston, Texas, USA


17:42         162.      Estimation of White Matter and Gray Matter Cerebral Blood Volume Using a Partial-Volume Model

Michael C. Lee1, Soonmee Cha1, Susan M. Chang1, Mitchel S. Berger1, Sarah J. Nelson1

1University of California, San Francisco, California, USA


17:54         163.      MR Susceptometry for Measuring Global Brain Oxygen Extraction

Maria Asuncion Fernandez-Seara1, Aranee Techawiboonwong1, John A. Detre1, Felix W. Wehrli1

1University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA


18:06         164.      A Mathematical Model to Evaluate Quantitative BOLD MRI for the Measurement of the Cerebrovascular Reserve Capacity During Hypercapnia

Jochen Rick1, Sargon Ziyeh1, Matthias Reinhard1, Jürgen Hennig1, Oliver Speck1

1University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany


18:18         165.      Fully Automated Detection of Quantitative Water Content Changes: Application to the Study of Age-And Gender Related Cerebral H2O Patterns - not available

Heiko Neeb1, Karl Zilles1, 2, Nadim J. Shah1

1Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich, Germany; 2Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany