Diffusion Tractography: Crossing Fibers

Room B 217-218      10:30 - 12:30                                   Chairs: Daniel Alexander and Van J. Wedeen

10:30      384.    Improved Characterisation of Crossing Fibres: Optimisation of Spherical Deconvolution Parameters Using a Minimum Entropy Principle

Jacques-Donald Tournier1, Fernando Calamante1, Alan Connelly1

1University College London, London, UK, UK

10:42      385.    A Rotation-Invariant Spherical Harmonic Decomposition Method for Mapping Intravoxel Multiple Fiber Structures

Wang Zhan1, Elliot A. Stein1, Yihong Yang1

1National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

10:54      386.    3-D Tomographic Reconstruction of the Average Propagator from Diffusion-Weighted MR Data - not available

Valery Pickalov1, Peter Joel Basser2

1Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation; 2National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

11:06      387.    Automatic Classification of High Angular Resolution Diffusion Data

John D. Carew1, Grace Wahba1, Cheng Guan Koay1, Yu-Chien Wu1, Andrew L. Alexander1, Mary Elizabeth Meyerand1

1University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

11:18      388.    Tractography by Segmentation of High Angular Resolution Diffusion MR Images

Patric Hagmann1,2, Lisa Jonasson1, Jean-Philippe Thiran1, Reto Meuli2, Van J. Wedeen3

1Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland; 2University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland; 3Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA

11:30      389.    A Spherical Harmonic Approach to Q-Ball Imaging

Christopher P. Hess1, Pratik Mukherjee1, Eric T. Han2, Duan Xu1, Daniel B. Vigneron1

1University of California, San Francisco, California, USA; 2General Electric Applied Sciences Laboratory West, Menlo Park, California, USA

11:42      390.    Q-Ball Imaging Using Multiple-Wavevector Fusion - not available

 Mark H. Khachaturian1,2, David S. Tuch, 2,3

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA; 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA; 3Havard-MIT, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA

11:54      391.    Using Track Similarity to Determine Optimum Sequence Parameters for Diffusion Spectrum Imaging - not available

Li-Wei Kuo1, Van J. Wedeen2, Jun-Cheng Weng1, Timothy G. Reese2, Jyh-Horng Chen1, Wen-Yih Isaac Tseng3

1National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; 2Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA; 3National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan

12:06      392.    Advanced Fast Marching Tractography Based on SENSE-DTI: An Attempt to Resolve Fiber Crossing in Artificial and In-Vivo Data

Philipp Staempfli1,2, Thomas Jaermann1,2, Gérard Roland Crelier1, Dieter Meier1, Anton Valavanis2, Spyridon Kollias2, Peter Boesiger

1University and ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; 2University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

12:18      393.    Neurodevelopment and Brain Pathology Depicted by Diffusion Spectrum Imaging (DSI) - not available

Helen E. D'Arceuil1, Ruopeng Wang1, George G. Dai1, Yutong Liu1, Barry E. Kosofsky2, Van J. Wedeen1,

Alex J. de Crespigny1

1Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA; 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA