Radiol Artif Intell 2021 May 3;3(3):e200166. Epub 2021 Feb 3.
Imaging Research Center, Department of Radiology (H.L., L.H.), and Perinatal Institute (H.L., V.S.P.I., N.A.P., L.H.), Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 5033, Cincinnati, OH 45229; Department of Electronic Engineering and Computing Systems, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio (M.C.); Deep MRI Imaging, Lewes, Del (J.W.); and Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio (N.A.P., L.H.).
About 50%-80% of very preterm infants (VPIs) (≤ 32 weeks gestational age) exhibit diffuse white matter abnormality (DWMA) on their MR images at term-equivalent age. It remains unknown if DWMA is associated with developmental impairments, and further study is warranted. To aid in the assessment of DWMA, a deep learning model for DWMA quantification on T2-weighted MR images was developed. Read More