Optimal imaging parameters for fiber-orientation estimation in diffusion MRI.

@article{Alexander2005OptimalIP,
  title={Optimal imaging parameters for fiber-orientation estimation in diffusion MRI.},
  author={Daniel C. Alexander and Gareth J. Barker},
  journal={NeuroImage},
  year={2005},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={357-67}
}
This study uses Monte Carlo simulations to investigate the optimal value of the diffusion weighting factor b for estimating white-matter fiber orientations using diffusion MRI with a standard spherical sampling scheme. We devise an algorithm for determining the optimal echo time, pulse width, and pulse separation in the pulsed-gradient spin-echo sequence for a specific value of b. The Monte Carlo simulations provide an estimate of the optimal value of b for recovering one and two fiber… CONTINUE READING

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