Software

AMC PROUD is an MRI scanner software patch enabling
PROspective Undersampling
in Multiple Dimensions on a cartesian k-space grid. This combines the flexibility of performing accelerated / undersampled acquisitions with the robustness of cartesian k-space trajectories.

The AMC PROUD patch is available for Philips MR systems running
on R5.4.1 or higher. Instead of hard coded trajectories, the patch loads the trajectory from an input file which can be stored locally and attached permanently to specific MR protocols for clinical research purposes.

The AMC PROUD patch is compatible with 2D and 3D TFE & TSE
cartesian k-space sequences, and has advanced functionalities for retrospectively gated cardiac sequences (e.g. 4D Flow). The patch is compatible with off-line reconstruction in Philips Recon 2.0 or MRecon (Gyrotools).

Current team

Bram Coolen
Assistant professor, Biomedical Engineering & Physics
Amsterdam University Medical Centers, location AMC

Matthan Caan, PhD
Assistant professor, Biomedical Engineering & Physics
Amsterdam University Medical Centers, location AMC

Lukas Gottwald, MSc
PhD-student, Radiology & Nuclear Medicine
Amsterdam University Medical Centers, location AMC
Philips Healthcare, Best, the Netherlands

Bobby Runderkamp, MSc
PhD-student, Radiology & Nuclear Medicine
Amsterdam University Medical Centers, location AMC

Eric Schrauben, PhD
Senior Researcher, Radiology & Nuclear Medicine
Amsterdam University Medical Centers, location AMC

Former developers

Chiel den Harder, PhD
Eva Peper, PhD
Wouter Potters, PhD
Maarten Versluis, PhD
Qinwei Zhang, PhD

Associated staff

Prof. Aart Nederveen, PhD
Prof. Gustav Strijkers, PhD
Pim van Ooij, PhD

Contact:

This software is for research purposes only and not meant for clinical use. The software will only be shared with sites who have a research agreement with Philips for the use of software patches.

For collaborations concerning use of the AMC PROUD patch, please contact Bram Coolen or Matthan Caan.

Publications using AMC PROUD

2021

Blanken CPS, Schrauben EM, Peper ES, Gottwald LM, Coolen BF, van Wijk DF, Piek JJ, Strijkers GJ, Planken RN, van Ooij P, Nederveen AJ. “Coronary Flow Assessment Using Accelerated 4D Flow MRI With Respiratory Motion Correction”
Front Bioeng Biotechnol 2021; 9: 725833

Blanken CPS, Gottwald LM, Westenberg J, Peper ES, Coolen BF, Strijkers GJ, Nederveen AJ, Planken RN, van Ooij P. “Whole‐Heart 4D Flow MRI for Evaluation of Normal and Regurgitant Valvular Flow: A Quantitative Comparison Between Pseudo‐Spiral Sampling and EPI ReadoutJ Magn Reson Imaging 2021; DOI: 10.1002/jmri.27905

Gottwald LM, Blanken CPS, Tourais J, Smink J, Planken RN, Boekholdt SM, Meijboom LJ, Coolen BF, Strijkers GJ, Nederveen AJ, van Ooij P. “Retrospective Camera-Based Respiratory Gating in Clinical Whole-Heart 4D Flow MRI” J Magn Reson Imaging 2021; 54: 440-451

2020

Gottwald LM, Töger J, Markenroth Bloch K, Peper ES, Coolen BF, Strijkers GJ, van Ooij P, Nederveen AJ.
High Spatiotemporal Resolution 4D Flow MRI of Intracranial Aneurysms at 7T in 10 MinutesAm J Neuroradiol 2020; 41: 1201-1208

Schoormans J, Strijkers GJ, Hansen AC, Nederveen AJ, Coolen BF
Compressed sensing MRI with variable density averaging (CS-VDA) outperforms full sampling at low SNRPhys Med Biol 2020; 65: 045004

Peper ES, Gottwald LM, Zhang Q, Coolen BF, van Ooij P, Nederveen AJ, Strijkers GJ
Highly accelerated 4D flow cardiovascular magnetic resonance using a pseudo-spiral Cartesian acquisition and compressed sensing reconstruction for carotid flow and wall shear stress
J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 2020; 22: 7

Gottwald LM, Peper ES, Zhang Q, Coolen BF, Strijkers GJ, Nederveen AJ, van Ooij P. “Pseudo-spiral sampling and compressed sensing reconstruction provides flexibility of temporal resolution in accelerated aortic 4D flow MRI: A comparison with k-t principal component analysisNMR Biomed 2020; e4255

2019

de Jonge CS, Coolen BF, Peper ES, Motaal AG, Nio CY, Somers I, Sijkers GJ, Stoker J, Nederveen AJ.
Evaluation of compressed sensing MRI for accelerated bowel motility imagingEur Radiol Exp 2019; 3: 7

Lønning, K., Putzky, P., Sonke, J.-J., Reneman, L., Caan, M.W.A., Welling, M.
Recurrent inference machines for reconstructing heterogeneous MRI dataMed Image Anal 2019; 53: 64–78.

2018

Mazzoli V, Gottwald LM, Peper ES, Froeling M, Coolen BF, Verdonschot N, Sprengers AM, van Ooij P, Strijkers GJ, Nederveen AJ.
Accelerated 4D phase contrast MRI in skeletal muscle contractionMagn Reson Med 2018; 80 (5): 1799-1811

Peper ES, Strijkers GJ, Gazzola K, Potters WV, Motaal AG, Luirink IK, Hutten BA, Wiegman A, van Ooij P, van den Born BH, Nederveen AJ, Coolen BF
Regional assessment of carotid artery pulse wave velocity using compressed sensing accelerated high temporal resolution 2D CINE PC MRIJ Cardiovasc Magn R 2018; 20: 86

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