Accelerating Prostate Diffusion-weighted MRI Using a Guided Denoising Convolutional Neural Network: Retrospective Feasibility Study

Elena A. Kaye*, Emily A. Aherne, Cihan Duzgol, Ida Häggström, Erich Kobler, Yousef Mazaheri, Maggie M. Fung, Zhigang Zhang, Ricardo Otazo, Hebert A. Vargas, Oguz Akin

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A convolutional neural network trained on the pairs of low and high signal-to-noise ratio diffusion-weighted (DW) images from 103 prostate scans successfully denoised the DW images acquired with two averages, enabling acceleration of DW prostate MRI.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere200007
JournalRadiology: Artificial Intelligence
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 26 Aug 2020

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