Improvements in Diffusion Analysis

Room 6D         16:00 - 18:00                 Chairs: Andrew L. Alexander and Adam W. Anderson


Prog #

16:00 342.

Utilization of Proton Density Gradients in the Estimation of Diffusion Tensors

Steven J. Haker1, Stephan E. Maier1, Robert V. Mulkern1

1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
16:12 343.

Evaluation of Anisotropic Filtering for DTI as a Function of SNR

Jee Eun Lee1, 2, Moo K. Chung1, 2, Andew L. Alexander1, 2

1University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA; 2Waisman Laboratory for Functional Brain Imaging and Behavior, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
16:24 344.

Evaluation of SNR Performance and Utility of  High Spatial and Angular Resolution Denoised 1mm3 Isotropic DTI of Entire

Human Brain at 3.0T

Khader M. Hasan1, K Rodenacker2, Klaus R. Hahn2

1University of Texas Medical Scool, Houston, Texas, USA; 2GSF-National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Bavaria, Germany
16:36 345.

Noise Correction on Rician Distributed Data for Fiber Orientation Estimators

Rafael Alonso Clarke1, 2, Paola Scifo2, Flavio Dell'Acqua2, Giovanna Rizzo, 23, Giuseppe Scotti1, 2, Ferruccio Fazio2, 3

1Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy; 2Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy; 3CNR, Milan, Italy
16:48 346.

A New Rician Noise Bias Correction

Marzieh Nezamzadeh1, Ian Cameron, 12

1Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada; 2The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, ON, Canada
17:00 347.

Estimation of the Cross-Terms for All B-Matrix Elements with an Isotropic Phantom

Kamil A. Il'yasov1

1University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
17:12 348.

Mutual Information Estimation Using K-Space Data: An Application for Eddy-Current Distortion Correction in Diffusion

Tensor Imaging

Udomchai Techavipoo1, John Lackey1, Jianrong Shi1, Xin Guan1, Song Lai1

1Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
17:24 349.

Efficient, Robust, Nonlinear, and Guaranteed Positive Definite Diffusion Tensor Estimation

Robert W. Cox1, Daniel Glen1

1Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
17:36 350.

Robust Interpolation of DT-MRI Data Using Tensor Splines

Angelos Barmpoutis1, Baba C. Vemuri1, Timothy M. Shepherd1, John Forder1

1University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
17:48 351.

Fiber-Oriented Regularization of Diffusion Tensor Images

Yonggang Lu1, Jing Qi2, Adam Anderson1, John C. Gore1, Zhaohua Ding1

1Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA; 2The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, People’s Republic of China