Image Quality Improvement of Composed MR Images by Applying a Modified Homomorphic Filter
Vladimir Jellus; et al.
Siemens Healthcare, Erlangen, Germany | Oct 20, 2010
Documentation of complex pathologies requires fast and easy assessment of all findings. To acquire information from large body regions, large fields-of-view (FOV) and multi-channel coils must be applied. Images with large FOV can also be characterized by inhomogeneous illumination, potentially more pronounced at higher field strengths. Therefore, a simple applicable and robust post-processing approach is required to improve signal homogeneity, consequently avoiding manual adjustments. In their article, Jellus et al. provide background information about filtering implemented in syngo composing software.
The information presented is for illustration only and is not intended to be relied upon by the reader for instruction as to the practice of medicine. Any health care practitioner reading this information is reminded that they must use their own learning, training and expertise in dealing with their individual patients. This material does not substitute for that duty and is not intended by Siemens Healthcare to be used for any purpose in that regard.
The drugs and doses mentioned herein are consistent with the approval labelling for uses and/or indications of the drug. The treating physician bears the sole responsibility for the diagnosis and treatment of patients, including drugs and doses prescribed in connection with such use. The Operating Instructions must always be strictly followed when operating the system. The source for the technical data is the corresponding data sheets. Results may vary.