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Visualization of White Matter Tracts with Wrapped Streamlines

F. Enders, N. Sauber, D. Merhof, P. Hastreiter, C. Nimsky, M.S. Stamminger
IEEE Visualization 2005 - (VIS'05)  
Instead, we generate surfaces wrapping bundles of lines. Thereby, a more intuitive representation of different tracts is achieved.  ...  From the medical point of view, the data is of special interest due to different diffusion characteristics of varying brain tissue allowing conclusions about the underlying structures such as white matter  ...  From a surgical point of view the representation of white matter tracts is still insufficient and single streamlines are of minor inter-est.  ... 
doi:10.1109/vis.2005.123 fatcat:bd4e3cqruraqznkauggf73flsu

Visualization of White Matter Tracts with Wrapped Streamlines

F. Enders, N. Sauber, D. Merhof, P. Hastreiter, C. Nimsky, M. Stamminger
VIS 05. IEEE Visualization, 2005.  
Instead, we generate surfaces wrapping bundles of lines. Thereby, a more intuitive representation of different tracts is achieved.  ...  From the medical point of view, the data is of special interest due to different diffusion characteristics of varying brain tissue allowing conclusions about the underlying structures such as white matter  ...  From a surgical point of view the representation of white matter tracts is still insufficient and single streamlines are of minor inter-est.  ... 
doi:10.1109/visual.2005.1532777 dblp:conf/visualization/EndersSMHNS05 fatcat:lw2iwnkcerdvdjfwsz7dsmfpim

Visualization Strategies for Major White Matter Tracts for Intraoperative Use

Christopher Nimsky, Oliver Ganslandt, Frank Enders, Dorit Merhof, Thilo Hammen, Michael Buchfelder
2006 International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery  
Streamline representation of major fiber tract systems along with high-resolution anatomical data provides a reliable orientation for the neurosurgeon.  ...  For intraoperative visualization of these data either on navigation screens near the surgical field or directly in the surgical field applying heads-up displays of operating microscopes, wrapping of all  ...  This work was supported in part by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft in the context of project C9 of SFB603.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11548-006-0003-2 fatcat:jf2l24yk4bcqhbw4ldeftraehu

Visualization strategies for major white matter tracts identified by diffusion tensor imaging for intraoperative use

Ch. Nimsky, O. Ganslandt, F. Enders, D. Merhof, R. Fahlbusch
2005 Excerpta Medica: International Congress Series  
For direct visualization of these data in the surgical field applying heads-up displays of operating microscopes, wrapping of all streamlines of interest to render an individual object representing the  ...  Streamline representation of major fiber tract systems along with high-resolution anatomical data provides a reliable orientation for the neurosurgeon.  ...  Additional intraoperative acquisition of DTI data with fiber tract reconstruction visualizes the potential shifting of major white matter tracts.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ics.2005.03.014 fatcat:bugttke5tjg5xpsyij7hffdhqe

Isosurface-Based Generation of Hulls Encompassing Neuronal Pathways

Dorit Merhof, Martin Meister, Ezgi Bingöl, Christopher Nimsky, Günther Greiner
2009 Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery  
Abstract Background: Diffusion tensor imaging provides information about the location of white matter tracts within the human brain.  ...  The resulting streamline bundles approximate the course of the underlying white matter structures and indicate their shape and location in 3 dimensions as well as the spatial relation with respect to surrounding  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft in the context of SFB 603, Project C9 and the Graduate Research Center '3D Image Analysis and Synthesis'.  ... 
doi:10.1159/000195720 pmid:19174621 fatcat:yi25umpcmrh7rihst5sznanz3a

Computational neuroanatomy of human stratum proprium of interparietal sulcus [article]

Maiko Uesaki, Hiromasa Takemura, Hiroshi Ashida
2017 bioRxiv   pre-print
Recent advances in diffusion-weighted MRI (dMRI) and tractography have enabled identification of major long-range white matter tracts in the human brain.  ...  In sum, we show that SPIS is a short-range tract connecting the superior and inferior parts of the parietal cortex, wrapping around the intraparietal sulcus, and that it may be a crucial anatomy underlying  ...  Estimating cortical endpoints of the tract Streamlines terminate at the boundary between the white matter and grey matter.  ... 
doi:10.1101/126961 fatcat:5mnzltulivgivew2hhpodxyyja

Computational neuroanatomy of human stratum proprium of interparietal sulcus

Maiko Uesaki, Hiromasa Takemura, Hiroshi Ashida
2017 Brain Structure and Function  
Recent advances in diffusion-weighted MRI (dMRI) and tractography have enabled identification of several long-range white matter tracts in the human brain.  ...  In sum, we show that SPIS is a short-range tract connecting the superior and inferior parts of the parietal cortex, wrapping around the intraparietal sulcus, and that it may be a .  ...  Estimating cortical endpoints of the tract Streamlines terminate at the boundary between the white matter and grey matter.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00429-017-1492-1 pmid:28871500 pmcid:PMC5772143 fatcat:2wcrbjhu5vgezdflmmgqyavmvu

The 3D visualization of brain anatomy from diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging data

Burkhard C. Wünsche, Richard Lobb
2004 Proceedings of the 2nd international conference on Computer graphics and interactive techniques in Austalasia and Southe East Asia - GRAPHITE '04  
This paper introduces several novel techniques to identify and visualize nerve fiber tracts and different tissue types using diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging data.  ...  Finally streamtubes and hyperstreamlines represent the full 3D structure of nerve fiber tracts and their inherent diffusion properties.  ...  Basser from the National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD, for valuable discussions and Carlo Pierpaoli for providing us with the diffusion tensor data set of a healthy brain.  ... 
doi:10.1145/988834.988848 dblp:conf/graphite/WunscheL04 fatcat:nurnoeolgjcdpaptsl3h5zaxfi

New Perspectives on Genomic Imprinting, an Essential and Multifaceted Mode of Epigenetic Control in the Developing and Adult Brain

Julio D. Perez, Nimrod D. Rubinstein, Catherine Dulac
2016 Annual Review of Neuroscience  
This review describes the fundamental ideas of the MRI methods used to identify the major white matter tracts in the living human brain.  ...  Progress in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) now makes it possible to identify the major white matter tracts in the living human brain.  ...  Taken as a whole, these streamlines make up the connectome and are a model of the geometry of the white matter tracts.  ... 
doi:10.1146/annurev-neuro-061010-113708 pmid:27145912 pmcid:PMC5125552 fatcat:zr75fzldtzgttf5z6o7bungbki

White Matter Consequences of Retinal Receptor and Ganglion Cell Damage

S. Ogawa, H. Takemura, H. Horiguchi, M. Terao, T. Haji, F. Pestilli, J. D. Yeatman, H. Tsuneoka, B. A. Wandell, Y. Masuda
2014 Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science  
Both photoreceptor layer (CRD) and retinal ganglion cell (LHON) retinal disease causes substantial change in the visual white matter. These changes can be measured using diffusion MRI.  ...  In both types of patients, diffusion measures within the optic tract and the optic radiation differ from controls.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank Keigo Shikishima, Masako Takimoto, Shoyo Yoshimine, and Takaaki Hayashi for clinical evaluation of the patients, Satoshi Nakadomari for discussions, Ariel Rokem and Lee  ... 
doi:10.1167/iovs.14-14737 pmid:25257055 pmcid:PMC4215745 fatcat:mm7ycijcmbfh7eyt5qwnxfj6qi

Reconstruction of White Matter Tracts via Repeated Deterministic Streamline Tracking – Initial Experience

Miriam H. A. Bauer, Daniela Kuhnt, Sebastiano Barbieri, Jan Klein, Andreas Becker, Bernd Freisleben, Horst K. Hahn, Christopher Nimsky, Jean-Claude Baron
2013 PLoS ONE  
Since routinely used deterministic streamline tractography approaches often underestimate the spatial extent of white matter tracts, a novel approach to improve fiber segmentation is presented here, considering  ...  Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) and fiber tractography are established methods to reconstruct major white matter tracts in the human brain in-vivo.  ...  Bartsch, PhD (Dept. of Neurosurgery, Marburg), for proofreading of the manuscript. Author Contributions  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0063082 pmid:23671656 pmcid:PMC3646033 fatcat:glzd5zt4pvdgljxx4eugz3omsm

Clarifying Human White Matter

Brian A. Wandell
2016 Annual Review of Neuroscience  
This review describes the fundamental ideas of the MRI methods used to identify the major white matter tracts in the living human brain.  ...  Progress in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) now makes it possible to identify the major white matter tracts in the living human brain.  ...  Taken as a whole, these streamlines make up the connectome and are a model of the geometry of the white matter tracts.  ... 
doi:10.1146/annurev-neuro-070815-013815 pmid:27050319 fatcat:bjctv7l5wzgcfm5arcxzjg2hxu

Feature Extraction for DW-MRI Visualization: The State of the Art and Beyond

Thomas Schultz, Marc Herbstritt
2011 Dagstuhl Publications  
In particular, it has been explored widely for imaging nerve fiber tracts in the human brain. Geometric features provide a quick visual overview of the complex datasets that arise from DW-MRI.  ...  It is the goal of this paper to survey contributions from all these fields, concentrating on streamline clustering, edge detection and segmentation, topological methods, and extraction of anisotropy creases  ...  Acknowledgement I would like to thank Gordon Kindlmann for helpful discussions about this paper, and Alfred Anwander (MPI CBS, Leipzig, Germany) for providing the DW-MRI dataset that was used to create some of  ... 
doi:10.4230/dfu.vol2.sciviz.2011.322 dblp:conf/dagstuhl/Schultz11 fatcat:4ovqks4gcbf5fadsjj3ts7b2nq

Uncertainty in the DTI Visualization Pipeline [chapter]

Faizan Siddiqui, Thomas Höllt, Anna Vilanova
2021 Mathematics and Visualization  
AbstractDiffusion-Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging (DWI) enables the in-vivo visualization of fibrous tissues such as white matter in the brain.  ...  We conclude our discussion with an overview of potential research directions.  ...  Numerous strategies have been introduced for the visualization of the white matter tracts, such as thin polylines [70] illuminated streamlines [114] or cylindrical tubes [8] . Zhang et al.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-56215-1_6 fatcat:xzsq2m7myjcxrddzne5lv2byiq

The porcine corticospinal decussation: A combined neuronal tracing and tractography study

Johannes Bech, Andreas N. Glud, Ryan Sangill, Mikkel Petersen, Jesper Frandsen, Dariusz Orlowski, Mark J. West, Michael Pedersen, Jens Christian H. Sørensen, Tim B. Dyrby, Carsten R. Bjarkam
2018 Brain Research Bulletin  
of the Göttingen minipig corticospinal tract.  ...  The Göttingen minipig corticospinal tract was investigated, in the same animals, with in vivo neuronal tracing and with postmortem diffusion weighted MRI tractography to provide a thorough insight in the  ...  Anne Sofie Møller Andersen, and the help of Påskehøjgaard animal facility.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.brainresbull.2018.08.004 pmid:30086351 fatcat:3mpdbhb5krc75prxur5xf3iove
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