Table 2

Spatial matching results in terms of spatial correlation coefficients corrA and corrP calculated by Eqs.(10) and (11) with the setting of B0 = 3 T, bfrac = 2%, radii = 2 and 4 μm, TE = 1 and 30 ms for three image resolutions (voxel sizes)

2- μm-radius vessels

4- μm-radius vessels


TE = 1 ms

TE = 30 ms

TE = 1 ms

TE = 30 ms


Voxel size(μm3)

corrA

corrP

corrA

corrP

corrA

corrP

corrA

corrP


32 × 32 × 32

0.867

1.000

0.885

0.998

0.834

1.000

0.854

0.998


64 × 64 × 64

0.883

1.000

0.899

0.999

0.871

1.000

0.887

0.999


128 × 128 × 128

0.892

1.000

0.907

0.999

0.898

1.000

0.910

0.999


Chen and Calhoun BMC Medical Imaging 2012 12:8   doi:10.1186/1471-2342-12-8

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