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Abstract #1156

A Novel Bootstrap Approach for Reducing Noise-Induced Error in DTI-Based Measurements of Muscle Architecture

Amanda K. Wake1,2, Bruce M. Damon1,2

1Department of Radiology & Radiological Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, United States; 2Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

A novel approach of identifying and using the best subset of diffusion directions for the calculation of the diffusion tensor and associated diffusion parameters was demonstrated using simulated images and was implemented in real DT-MR data sets.