Effects of signal-to-noise ratio on the accuracy and reproducibility of diffusion tensor imaging-derived fractional anisotropy, mean diffusivity, and principal eigenvector measurements at 1.5 T.

TitleEffects of signal-to-noise ratio on the accuracy and reproducibility of diffusion tensor imaging-derived fractional anisotropy, mean diffusivity, and principal eigenvector measurements at 1.5 T.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsFarrell JAD, Landman BA, Jones CK, Smith SA, Prince JL, van Zijl PCM, Mori S
JournalJournal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI
Volume26
Issue3
Pagination756-67
Date Published2007 Sep
Abstract

To develop an experimental protocol to calculate the precision and accuracy of fractional anisotropy (FA), mean diffusivity (MD), and the orientation of the principal eigenvector (PEV) as a function of the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) in vivo.

Alternate JournalJ Magn Reson Imaging