Table 2

Freesurfer summary data quality measures of the initial T1-weighted volume protocols and their ranking relative to the other protocols in parentheses
Bert A B C* D E F*
Euler No. Right −40 −396 (1) −62 (5) −66 (4) −78 (3) −94 (2) −40 (6)
Left −58 −510 (1) −88 (2) −72 (4) −62 (5) −74 (3) −52 (6)
CNR Grey/white 2.02 1.50 (1) 2.21 (2) 2.5 (4) 2.59 (5) 2.26 (3) 2.86 (6)
Grey/CSF 1.09 0.51 (1) 0.69 (2) 0.78 (5) 0.73 (3) 0.75 (4) 0.94 (6)
sum of scores 4 11 17 16 12 24

Protocols with better summary data quality measures are given higher scores.

Criteria:

Euler No : the less negative the better,

Grey/white CNR: the bigger the better,

Grey/CSF CNR : the bigger the better,

Total CNR : the bigger the better.

* The MRI protocols taken forward to the next step.

Chalavi et al.

Chalavi et al. BMC Medical Imaging 2012 12:27   doi:10.1186/1471-2342-12-27

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