Matthew D. Blackledge1, Dow-Mu Koh1, Matthew R. Orton1, David J. Collins1, Martin O. Leach1
1CR-UK and EPSRC Cancer Imaging Centre, Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton, United Kingdom
A simple post-processing algorithm is described to correct for station mis-alignment and intra-station discontinuities in signal intensity in whole-body diffusion weighted imaging. The technique is demonstrated on a volunteer study and on a patient data set. A significant improvement in image quality compared to currently available correction methods is observed in both cases.