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Table 1 Comparison of averaged SNR ± standard deviation of b0 images in the brain of healthy volunteers (n = 9) measured using CLLS and CLLS-R. Paired Mann–Whitney U test was used in the comparison between CLLS and CLLS-R

From: Non-local means based Rician noise filtering for diffusion tensor and kurtosis imaging in human brain and spinal cord

  CLLS CLLS-R p
PUT 17.65 ± 0.73 60.75 ± 6.27  < 0.05
GP 10.85 ± 0.62 30.02 ± 4.81  < 0.05
CC 15.61 ± 1.19 25.25 ± 2.54  < 0.05
IC 15.78 ± 0.28 41.30 ± 3.88  < 0.05
EC 20.50 ± 1.14 74.38 ± 4.39  < 0.05
Cg 19.56 ± 2.23 44.04 ± 4.42  < 0.05
  1. SNR, signal-to-noise ratio; PUT, putamen; GP, globus pallidus; CC, corpus callosum; IC, internal capsule; EC, external capsule; Cg, cingulum