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Correction of image-phase aberrations in MRI with applications
Author(s): Jonathan K. Riek; A. Murat Tekalp; Warren E. Smith; Kevin J. Parker
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a quick and efficient way to detect and correct the linear and constant image-phase terms associated with MR images. We show that this correction provides us with the knowledge of the exact location of the DC term in k-space, which proves to be useful in the detection of x and y motion parameters. In addition, by displaying the real positive part of the image after the proposed correction, we can reduce background noise, motion artifacts and flow artifacts. Examples, analyses and results are provided to demonstrate the usefulness of the proposed detection and correction method.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1991
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1445, Medical Imaging V: Image Processing, (1 June 1991);
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Jonathan K. Riek, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
A. Murat Tekalp, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
Warren E. Smith, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
Kevin J. Parker, Univ. of Rochester (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1445:
Medical Imaging V: Image Processing
Murray H. Loew, Editor(s)

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