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TractoFlow

swMATH ID: 38243
Software Authors: G Theaud, J Houde, A Bor ́e, F Rheault, F Morency, M Descoteaux
Description: TractoFlow: A robust, efficient and reproducible diffusion MRI pipeline leveraging Nextflow & Singularity. Diffusion MRI tractography processing pipeline requires a large number of steps (typically 20+ steps). If parameters of these steps, number of threads, and random seed generators are not carefully controlled, the resulting tractography can easily be non-reproducible and non-replicable, even in test-test experiments. To handle these issues, we developed TractoFlow. TractoFlow is fully automatic from raw diffusion weighted images to tractography. The pipeline also outputs classical diffusion tensor imaging measures and several fiber orientation distribution function measures. TractoFlow supports the recent Brain Imaging Data Structure (BIDS) format as input and is based on two engines: Nextflow and Singularity. In this work, the TractoFlow pipeline is evaluated on three databases and shown to be efficient and reproducible from 98
Homepage: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S105381192030375X
Source Code: https://github.com/scilus/tractoflow
Related Software: Mrtrix3; Dipy; ANTs; GitHub; PPA
Cited in: 0 Publications