Essays about: "Brain MRI"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 104 essays containing the words Brain MRI.

  1. 1. Anatomical segmentation of the human brain: comparative assessment of two automatic methods

    University essay from

    Author : Carl von Dorrien; [2023-08-22]
    Keywords : Medical physics; MAPER; FreeSurfer; FastSurfer; Automatic brain segmentation; MRI; Deep Neural Network; Brain;

    Abstract : Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a robust and versatile imaging modality and an integral component of a lot of studies, especially when performing quantitative analysis. MRI is the preferred method of imaging the brain because of its excellent soft tissue contrast. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sex Differences in Dopamine D1-type Receptors and Episodic Memory : an Imaging Study Across the Adult Lifespan

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Umeå centrum för funktionell hjärnavbildning (UFBI); Umeå universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Anton Degerfält; [2023]
    Keywords : dopamine; D1DR; sex; episodic memory; ageing; PET; MRI;

    Abstract : Identification of the pathways that could be targeted to alleviate ageing-related cognitive decline is of prime importance. One of the most promising target mechanisms is connected to healthy dopaminergic ageing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Polymer gel dosimetry with MRI-readout for 3D dose verification - detector characteristics and clinical applications

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sjukhusfysikerutbildningen

    Author : Thi Guldhill; [2023]
    Keywords : Medicine and Health Sciences;

    Abstract : Background & Purpose: Radiation therapy is an essential treatment for cancer patients with the ultimate goal to deliver radiation doses to the tumour with precision while minimizing exposure to surrounding healthy tissues. Treatment verification is crucial to ensure the accuracy of radiation delivery, for instance by measuring the radiation dose distribution. READ MORE

  4. 4. Comparative Analysis of Transformer and CNN Based Models for 2D Brain Tumor Segmentation

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för medicinsk teknik

    Author : Henrik Träff; [2023]
    Keywords : Machine Learning; ML; AI; Computer vision; Vision Transformer; Swin Transformer; U-Net; nnU-Net; Brain Tumor Segmentation; Deep Learning;

    Abstract : A brain tumor is an abnormal growth of cells within the brain, which can be categorized into primary and secondary tumor types. The most common type of primary tumors in adults are gliomas, which can be further classified into high-grade gliomas (HGGs) and low-grade gliomas (LGGs). READ MORE

  5. 5. Psilocybin Induced Psychedelic Experiences : their Neural Mechanisms and Efficacy for Treating Depressive Disorders

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Linda Lindecrantz; Nicklas Villman; [2023]
    Keywords : psilocybin; depression; fMRI; systematic review; DMN;

    Abstract : The aim of this systematic review is to present the current literature on the therapeutic potential of the classic psychedelic compound psilocybin for depressive disorders and the neurocognitive mechanisms involved recorded with functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). A comprehensive literature search was conducted in the electronic databases Web of Science, Scopus and Medline EBSCO using a Boolean search string containing the keywords psilocybin, depression, fMRI, MRI and PET. READ MORE