A Novel Framework for Automatic Segmentation of Kidney from DW-MRI

Shehata, Mohamed ;   Khalifa, Fahmi ;   Soliman, Ahmed ;   Elrefai, Rahaf ;   Abou El-Ghar, Mohamed ;   Dwyer, Amy ;   Ousep, Rosemary ;   El-baz, Ayman

Tags KidneyDiffusion weighted imagingImage segmentation

The segmentation of the kidney tissues is a key step in developing any non-invasive computer-aided diagnostic (CAD) system for early...

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Comparison of Structural Connectivity Metrics for Multimodal Brain Image Analysis

Bajammal, Mohammad ;   Yoldemir, Burak ;   Abugharbieh, Rafeef

Tags BrainDiffusion weighted imagingFunctional imaging (e.g. fMRI)

Multimodal brain image analysis is gaining popularity as exemplified in the recent surge of techniques dedicated to fusing structural and...

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Icosahedral Gradient Encoding Scheme for an Arbitrary Number of Measurements

Alipoor, Mohammad ;   Gu, Irene Y.H.

Tags Diffusion weighted imagingImage acquisitionComputational Imaging

The icosahedral gradient encoding scheme (GES) is widely used in diffusion MRI community due to its uniformly distributed orientations and...

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Joint Estimation of Spherical Harmonic Coefficients from Magnitude Diffusion-Weighted Images with Sparsity Constraints

Lam, Fan ;   Zhao, Bo ;   Liang, Zhi-Pei

Tags Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)Quantification and estimationBrain

This paper presents a new method to jointly estimate the spherical harmonic coefficients for all the voxels from noisy magnitude...

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Multiscale and Multimodal Fusion of Tract-Tracing and DTI-Derived Fibers in Macaque Brains

Jing, Ke ;   Zhang, Tuo ;   Lu, Jianfeng ;   Chen, Hanbo ;   Guo, Lei ;   Li, Longchuan ;   Hu, Xiaoping ;   Lv, Jinglei ;   Ge, Bao ;   Liu, Tianming

Tags Integration of multiscale informationDiffusion weighted imagingAtlases

Assessment of structural connectivity patterns of macaque brains may hold the key to understanding mechanism of cortical convolution and...

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Probabilistic Fiber Tracking using a Modified Lasso Bootstrap Method

Ye, Chuyang ;   Glaister, Jeffrey ;   Prince, Jerry

Tags TractographyDiffusion weighted imagingBrain

Diffusion MRI (dMRI) provides a noninvasive tool for investigating white matter tracts. Probabilistic fiber tracking has been proposed to...

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Rank-2 Model-Order Selection in Diffusion Tensor MRI: Information Complexity based on the Total Kullback-Leibler Divergence

Yang, Jianfei ;   Poot, Dirk H.J. ;   Caan, Matthan ;   Vos, Frans ;   van Vliet, Lucas

Tags Diffusion weighted imagingBrainQuantification and estimation

Diffusion-weighted MRI (DW-MRI) can assess the integrity of white matter (WM) structures in the human brain. Multi-compartment analysis of...

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Rotating Field Gradient (RFG) MR Offers Improved Orientational Sensitivity

Ozarslan, Evren ;   Memic, Muhammet ;   Avram, Alexandru Vlad ;   Afzali, Maryam ;   Basser, Peter ;   Westin, Carl-Fredrik

Tags Diffusion weighted imagingMagnetic resonance imaging (MRI)Tractography

Rotating field gradients (RFGs), generated by simultaneously applying sine- and cosine-modulated gradient waveforms along two perpendicular...

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White Matter Integrity in Traumatic Brain Injury: Effects of Permissible Fiber Turning Angle

Dennis, Emily ;   Jin, Yan ;   Kernan, Claudia ;   Babikian, Talin ;   Mink, Richard ;   Babbitt, Christopher ;   Johnson, Jeffrey ;   Giza, Christoper ;   Asarnow, Robert ;   Thompson, Paul

Tags Diffusion weighted imagingBrainTractography

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death and disability in children. Diffusion weighted imaging (DWI) methods have been shown...

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