Opening a new window on MR-based Electrical Properties Tomography with deep learning

  title={Opening a new window on MR-based Electrical Properties Tomography with deep learning},
  author={Stefano Mandija and Ettore Flavio Meliad{\`o} and Niek R. F. Huttinga and Peter R. Luijten and Cornelis A. T. van den Berg},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
In the radiofrequency (RF) range, the electrical properties of tissues (EPs: conductivity and permittivity) are modulated by the ionic and water content, which change for pathological conditions. Information on tissues EPs can be used e.g. in oncology as a biomarker. The inability of MR-Electrical Properties Tomography techniques (MR-EPT) to accurately reconstruct tissue EPs by relating MR measurements of the transmit RF field to the EPs limits their clinical applicability. Instead of employing… 

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