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Distortion correction of diffusion weighted MRI without reverse phase-encoding scans or field-maps

Aug. 25, 2020—Kurt G Schilling*, Justin Blaber*, Colin Hansen, Baxter Rogers, Adam W Anderson, Seth A Smith, Praitayini Kanakaraj, Tonia Rex, Susan M. Resnick, Andrea T. Shafer, Laurie Cutting, Neil Woodward, David Zald, Bennett A Landman.“ Distortion correction of diffusion weighted MRI without reverse phase-encoding scans or field-maps ”. PLoS ONE 15(7): e0236418. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0236418 Full text: https: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0236418 Abstract...

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Using deep learning for a diffusion-based segmentation of the dentate nucleus and its benefits over atlas-based methods

Dec. 6, 2019—Noguera, C. B., Bao, S., Petersen, K. J., Lopez, A. M., Reid, J., Plassard, A. J., … & Landman, B. A. (2019). Using deep learning for a diffusion-based segmentation of the dentate nucleus and its benefits over atlas-based methods. Journal of Medical Imaging, 6(4), 044007. Full Text: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31824980 Abstract The dentate nucleus (DN) is a...

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A fiber coherence index for quality control of B-table orientation in diffusion MRI scans.

May. 16, 2019—Kurt G Schilling, Fang-Cheng Yeh, Vishwesh Nath, Colin Hansen, Owen Williams, Susan Resnick, Adam W. Anderson, Bennett A. Landman. “A fiber coherence index for quality control of B-table orientation in diffusion MRI scans”. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.mri.2019.01.018 Full text: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=fiber+coherence+b-table Abstract Purpose The diffusion MRI “b-vector” table describing the diffusion sensitization direction can be flipped and...

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Histologically derived fiber response functions for diffusion MRI vary across white matter fibers-An ex vivo validation study in the squirrel monkey brain.

Mar. 16, 2019—Kurt G. Schilling, Yurui Gao, Iwona Stepniewska, Vaibhav Janve, Bennett A. Landman, Adam W. Anderson. “Histologically derived fiber response functions for diffusion MRI vary across white matter fibers – an ex vivo validation study in the squirrel monkey brain”. NMR in Biomedicine. 2019 Jun;32(6):e4090. doi: 10.1002/nbm.4090. Epub 2019 Mar 25. Full text: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30908803 Abstract Understanding the...

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Confirmation of a Gyral Bias in Diffusion MRI Fiber Tractography

Dec. 15, 2018—Kurt G Schilling, Yurui Gao, Iwona Stepniewska, Bennett A. Landman, and Adam W Anderson. “Confirmation of a Gyral Bias in Diffusion MRI Fiber Tractography”. Human Brain Mapping. 2018 Mar;39(3):1449-1466. doi: 10.1002/hbm.23936. Full text: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Confirmation+of+a+Gyral+Bias+in+Diffusion+MRI+Fiber+Tractography Abstract Diffusion MRI fiber tractography has been increasingly used to map the structural connectivity of the human brain. However, this technique...

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Can increased spatial resolution solve the crossing fiber problem for diffusion MRI?

Dec. 15, 2018—Kurt G Schilling, Yurui Gao, Vaibhav Janve, Iwona Stepniewska, Bennett A Landman, Adam W Anderson. “Can increased spatial resolution solve the crossing fiber problem for diffusion MRI?”. NMR in Biomedicine. (2017) 30(12),e3787. https://doi.org/10.1002/nbm.3787. Full text: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Can+increased+spatial+resolution+solve+the+crossing+fiber+problem+for+diffusion+MRI%3F Abstract It is now widely recognized that voxels with crossing fibers or complex geometrical configurations present a challenge for...

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Histological Validation of Diffusion MRI Fiber Orientation Distributions and Dispersion

Dec. 15, 2018—Kurt G Schilling, Vaibhav Janve; Yurui Gao; Iwona Stepniewska; Bennett A Landman; Adam W Anderson. “Histological Validation of Diffusion MRI Fiber Orientation Distributions and Dispersion”. NeuroImage. 2018 Jan 15;165:200-221. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.10.046. Full text: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Histological+Validation+of+Diffusion+MRI+Fiber+Orientation+Distributions+and+Dispersion Abstract  Diffusion magnetic resonance imaging (dMRI) is widely used to probe tissue microstructure, and is currently the only non-invasive way to...

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Anatomical Accuracy of Standard-Practice Tractography Algorithms in the Motor System – a Histological Validation in the Squirrel Monkey Brain

Dec. 15, 2018—Kurt G. Schilling, Yurui Gao, Vaibhav Janve, Iwona Stepniewska, Bennett Landman, Adam Anderson. “Anatomical Accuracy of Standard-Practice Tractography Algorithms in the Motor System – a Histological Validation in the Squirrel Monkey Brain”. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2018. doi: 1016/j.mri.2018.09.004 Full text: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30213755 Abstract For two decades diffusion fiber tractography has been used to probe both the spatial extent of...

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Limits to anatomical accuracy of diffusion tractography using modern approaches

Dec. 15, 2018—Kurt G Schilling, Vishwesh Nath, Colin Hansen, Prasanna Parvathaneni, Justin Blaber, Yurui Gao, Peter Neher, Dogu Baran Aydogan, Yonggang Shi, Mario Ocampo-Pineda, Simona Schiavi, Alessandro Daducci , Gabriel Girard, Muhamed Barakovic, Jonathan Rafael-Patino, David Romascano, Gaëtan Rensonnet, Marco Pizzolato, Alice Bates, Elda Fischi, Jean-Philippe Thiran, Erick J. Canales-Rodríguez, Chao Huang, Hongtu Zhu, Liming Zhong, Ryan...

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Challenges in diffusion MRI tractography – Lessons learned from international benchmark competitions

Dec. 15, 2018—Kurt G Schilling, Alessandro Daducci, Klaus Maier-Hein, Cyril Poupon, Jean-Christophe Houde, Vishwesh Nath, Adam W Anderson, Bennett A Landman, Maxime Descoteaux. “Challenges in Diffusion MRI Tractography – Lessons Learned from International Benchmark Competitions”. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.mri.2018.11.014 Full text: NIHMSID https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0730725X18305162#f0005 Abstract Diffusion MRI (dMRI) fiber tractography has become a pillar of the neuroimaging...

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