ELECTRONIC POSTER DISCUSSION: Diffusion: Simulation, Attenuation, Computation, and Application

Room 6E         13:30 - 15:30                 Chairs: Peter J. Basser and David G. Norris


Prog #

13:30 707.

A Theoretical Model of Water Diffusion in Brain Tissue

Sune Nørhøj Jespersen1, Christopher D. Kroenke2, G. Larry Bretthorst2, Joseph J. H. Ackerman2,

Dmitriy A. Yablonskiy2

1University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark; 2Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
13:40 708.

Simulating Water Diffusion in Tissues with an Improved Finite Difference Method

Junzhong Xu1, Mark D. Does1, John C. Gore1

1Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
13:50 709.

A Fractal Model of Diffusion Weighted MRI in Brain Tissue

Brian Hansen1, Peter Vestergaard-Poulsen1, 2

1Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark; 2Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark

14:00 710.

Rician Noise Corrected and Multi-Component Analyzed Diffusion Signal Decays for

Human Brain Tissue In-Vivo at High B Values

Marzieh Nezamzadeh1, Ian Cameron2

1Ottawa General Hospital, Carleton University, ottawa, ON, Canada; 2Ottawa general Hospital, Ottawa, ON, Canada

14:10 711.

Comparison of Stretched Exponential and Non-Negative Least Squares Fitting Methods for Multi-Exponential Diffusion

Decay Curves

Lanette J. Friesen Waldner1, Brian K. Rutt1

1Robarts Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada
14:20 712.

q-Space Analysis of Diffusion Measurements in Myelinated and Non-Myelinated Nerves: Restriction vs. Exchange

Itamar Ronen1, James Hamilton1, Dae-Shik Kim1

1Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
14:30 713.

Extension of the Diffusion Orientation Transform (DOT) to Multiexponential Signal Attenuation

Evren Ozarslan1, 2, Baba C. Vemuri2, Stephen J. Blackband2

1National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA; 2University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
14:40 714.

In Vivo Comparison of Q-Ball, Spherical Deconvolution and Diffusion Orientation Transform HARDI for

Fiber Orientation Estimation Using the Bootstrap Method

Christopher P. Hess1, Pratik Mukherjee1, Jeffrey I. Berman1, Eric T. Han2, Duan Xu1, Roland G. Henry1,

Daniel B. Vigneron1

1University of California San Francisco (UCSF), San Francisco, California, USA; 2GE Healthcare Global Applied Science Laboratory, Menlo Park, California, USA
14:50 715.

White Matter Tractography Analysis of the Connectivity Patterns of the Visual Cortical Areas

Mariana Lazar1, Paul Thottakara2, Bryan Baxter1, Andrew L. Alexander1

1University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA; 2University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
15:00 716.

Quantitative Imaging of White Matter Microstructure in Canine Brain Using High Angular DTI Microscopy

Ping Wang1, Jian-Ming Zhu1

1Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
15:10 717.

DTI-Driven Segmentation of Human Cortex - Methods, Validation and Reproducibility

Johannes C. Klein1, Tim Edward John Behrens1, Matthew D. Robson1, Clare E. Mackay1, Des J. Higham2,

Heidi Johansen-Berg1

1University of Oxford, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK; 2University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
15:20 718.

A Multimodal Imaging Study Using Anatomical and DTI Data

Dongrong Xu1, Xuejun Hao1, Ravi Bansal1, Kerstin J. Plessen, 12, Weidong Geng3, Bradley S. Peterson1

1Columbia University & New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York, USA; 2University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway; 3Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, People’s Republic of China