Phase mask enhancement for multi-echo MR images using a novel denoising method based on tissue relaxation properties

Taejoon Eo, Younguk Kim, Jinseong Jang, Dosik Hwang

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Abstract

Multiple-echo magnetic resonance images are a series of images acquired at different echo times. Especially, phase images of multiple-echo images are often used to measure susceptibility of tissues. But these images tend to have a low SNR because high sampling rates are used to reduce the scan time. Conventional filters can effectively reduce noise, but introduce spatial artifacts. To obtain high-quality phase images without spatial artifacts, we developed new denoising method based on tissue relaxation properties. As a result, we could obtain high-SNR and high-resolution phase image and phase mask.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication13th International Conference on Electronics, Information, and Communication, ICEIC 2014 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781479939428
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Sep 30
Event13th International Conference on Electronics, Information, and Communication, ICEIC 2014 - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Duration: 2014 Jan 152014 Jan 18

Publication series

Name13th International Conference on Electronics, Information, and Communication, ICEIC 2014 - Proceedings

Other

Other13th International Conference on Electronics, Information, and Communication, ICEIC 2014
CountryMalaysia
CityKota Kinabalu
Period14/1/1514/1/18

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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