# dwi2adc¶

## Synopsis¶

Convert mean dwi (trace-weighted) images to mean ADC maps

## Usage¶

dwi2adc [ options ]  input output

• input: the input image.
• output: the output image.

## Options¶

### DW gradient table import options¶

• -grad file Provide the diffusion-weighted gradient scheme used in the acquisition in a text file. This should be supplied as a 4xN text file with each line is in the format [ X Y Z b ], where [ X Y Z ] describe the direction of the applied gradient, and b gives the b-value in units of s/mm^2. If a diffusion gradient scheme is present in the input image header, the data provided with this option will be instead used.
• -fslgrad bvecs bvals Provide the diffusion-weighted gradient scheme used in the acquisition in FSL bvecs/bvals format files. If a diffusion gradient scheme is present in the input image header, the data provided with this option will be instead used.

### Standard options¶

• -info display information messages.
• -quiet do not display information messages or progress status; alternatively, this can be achieved by setting the MRTRIX_QUIET environment variable to a non-empty string.
• -debug display debugging messages.
• -force force overwrite of output files (caution: using the same file as input and output might cause unexpected behaviour).
• -nthreads number use this number of threads in multi-threaded applications (set to 0 to disable multi-threading).
• -config key value (multiple uses permitted) temporarily set the value of an MRtrix config file entry.
• -help display this information page and exit.
• -version display version information and exit.

### References¶

Tournier, J.-D.; Smith, R. E.; Raffelt, D.; Tabbara, R.; Dhollander, T.; Pietsch, M.; Christiaens, D.; Jeurissen, B.; Yeh, C.-H. & Connelly, A. MRtrix3: A fast, flexible and open software framework for medical image processing and visualisation. NeuroImage, 2019, 202, 116137

Author: J-Donald Tournier (jdtournier@gmail.com)

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