Buck AK, Ding Z, Elder CP, Towse TF, Damon BM. Anisotropic Smoothing Improves DT-MRI-Based Muscle Fiber Tractography. PloS one. 2015 May;10(10). e0126953. PMID: 26010830 [PubMed]
To assess the effect of anisotropic smoothing on fiber tracking measures, including pennation angle, fiber tract length, and fiber tract number in the medial gastrocnemius (MG) muscle in healthy subjects using diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW-MRI).