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2009 | 15 | 4 | 227-237
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Fibre tracking: probabilistic approach and preliminary results

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The aim of this work is to have a preliminary experience with probabilistic tractography. We performed fibres reconstruction for three tracts of interest with data obtained from two MR imaging units equipped with different gradients system. An acquisition protocol optimization has been necessary in order to obtain a good trade-off between image quality and data collection time. Possible solutions to acquisition and processing problems are discussed. Future developments and possible applications in neurosurgery are also suggested.
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15
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4
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227-237
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published
1 - 1 - 2009
online
22 - 9 - 2010
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bwmeta1.element.-psjd-doi-10_2478_v10013-009-0022-8
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