Dr Chou2


Ming-Chung Chou,

Associate Professor

  Academic Degree

    Ph.D., Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan


    Applied (Engineering) Mathematics 

    Medical Image Processing and PACS

    Special Topics in Diffusion MRI

  Research Interests

    MR Imaging Techniques and Physics

    Medical Image Processing and Analysis

    Medical Imaging Systems


    Lab:MRI Laboratory (CS-620B)

    TEL: +886-7-312-1101 ext 2357-23

    E-mail: mcchou at

  • Susumu Mori, Hangyi Jiang, Ming-Chung Chou, Yue Li, "MRI METHODS USING DIFFUSION TENSOR IMAGING TECHNIQUES AND MRI SYSTEM EMBODYING SAME", Patent 8577112, 2009. (USA)
  1. Ming-Chung Chou*, Teng-Yi Huang, Hsiao-Wen Chung, Tsyh-Jyi Hsieh, Hing-Chiu Chang, Cheng-Yu Chen, "Q-ball Imaging with PROPELLER EPI Acquisition", NMR in Biomedicine, 26:1723-1732, 2013.
  2. Ming-Chung Chou, Tsyh-Jyi Hsieh*, Ya-Ling Lin, Yuei-Ting Hsieh, Wan-Zhen Li, Jer-Ming Chang, Chi-Hung Ko, E-Fong Kao, Twei-Shiun Jaw, Gin-Chung Liu, "Widespread White Matter Alterations in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease: a Voxelwise Diffusion Tensor Imaging Study", American Journal of Neuroradiology, 34:1945-1951, 2013.
  3. Hua-Shan Liu, Hsiao-Wen Chung, Ming-Chung Chou, Michelle Liou, Chao-Ying Wang, Hung-Wen Kao, Shih-Wei Chiang, Chun-Jung Juan, Guo-Shu Huang, Cheng-Yu Chen*, "Effects of Microvascular Permeability Changes on Contrast-Enhanced T1 and Pharmacokinetic MR Imagings after Ischemia", Stroke, 44(7):1872-1877, 2013.
  4. Ming-Chung Chou*, E-Fong Kao, Susumu Mori, "Effects of b-value and echo time on magnetic resonance diffusion tensor imaging-derived parameters: a voxel-wise study", Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering, 33: 45-50, 2013. (Annual Excellent Paper)
  5. Shih-Wei Chiang, Ping-Huei Tsai, Yue-Cune Chang, Chao-Ying Wang, Hsiao-Wen Chung, Herng-Sheng Lee, Ming-Chung Chou, Yi-Chih Hsu, Guo-Shu Huang*, "MR T2 Values of Posterior Horns of Knee Menisci in Asymptomatic Subjects", PLoS ONE, 8:e59769, 2013.
  6. Shuo-Hsiu Hsu, Ming-Chung Chou, Cheng-Wen Ko, Shu-Shong Hsu, Huey-Shyan Lin, Jui-Hsu Fu, Po-Chin Wang, Huay-Ben Pan, Ping-Hong Lai*, Proton MR Spectroscopy in Patients with Pyogenic Brain Abscess: MR Spectroscopic Imaging versus Single-Voxel Spectroscopy, European Journal of Radiology, 82: 1299-1307, 2013.
  7. Hung-Wen Kao, Nai-Yu Cho, Chun-Jen Hsieh, Ming-Chung Chou, Hsiao-Wen Chung, Michelle Liou, Shih-Wei Chiang, Shao-Yuan Chen, Chun-Jung Juan, Guo-Shu Huang, Cheng-Yu Chen*, "Delayed Parkinsonism after Carbon Monoxide Intoxication: Evaluation of the Substantia Nigra with Inversion-Recovery MR Imaging", Radiology, 265: 212-221, 2012.
  8. E-Fong Kao*, Wei-Chen Lin, Jui-Sheng Hsu, Ming-Chung Chou, Twei-Shiun Jaw, Gin-Chung Liu, A computerized method for automated identification of erect posteroanterior and supine anteroposterior chest radiographs, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 56:7737-7753, 2011.
  9. Hua-Shan Liu, Ming-Chung Chou, Hsiao-Wen Chung, Nai-Yu Cho, Shih-Wei Chiang, Chao-Ying Wang, Chun-Jung Juan, Hueng-Wen Kao, Guo-Shu Huang, Cheng-Yu Chen*, "Potential Long-Term Effects of MDMA on the Basal Ganglia-Thalamocortical Circuit: A Proton MR Spectroscopy and Diffusion-Tensor Imaging Study", Radiology, 260:531-540, 2011.
  10. E-Fong Kao*, Yu-Ting Kuo, Jui-Sheng Hsu, Ming-Chung Chou, Gin-Chang Liu, "Zone-based Analysis for Automated Detection of Fine Abnormalities in Chest Radiographs", Medical Physics, 38:4241-4250, 2011.
  11. Yen-Wei Cheng, Hsiao-Wen Chung, Cheng-Yu Chen, Ming-Chung Chou*, Diffusion Tensor Imaging with Cerebrospinal Fluid Suppression and Signal-to-noise Preservation Using Acquisition Combining Fluid-attenuation Inversion Recovery and Conventional Imaging: Comparison of Fiber Tracking, European Journal of Radiology, 79:113-117, 2011.
  12. Chao-Ying Wang, Hsiao-Wen Chung, Nai-Yu Cho, Hua-Shan Liu, Ming-Chung Chou, Hung-Wen Kao, Chun-Jung Juan, Meei-Shyuan Lee, Guo-Shu Huang, Cheng-Yu Chen*, Idiopathic Growth Hormone Deficiency in Morphologically Normal Pituitary Is Associated With Perfusion Delay: A Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced T1 MR Imaging Study, Radiology, 258:213-221, 2011.
  13. Hsiao-Wen Chung, Ming-Chung Chou, Cheng-Yu Chen*, Principles and Limitations of Computational Algorithms in Clinical Diffusion Tensor MR Tractography: A Review, American Journal of Neuroradiology, 32:3-13, 2011.
  14. Ming-Chung Chou, Wen-Sheng Tzeng, Hsiao-Wen Chung, Chao-Ying Wang, Hua-Shan Liu, Chun-Jung Juan, Chung-Ping Lo, Chun-Jen Hsueh, Cheng-Yu Chen*, T2-enhanced Tensor Diffusion Trace-Weighted Image in the Detection of Hyper-acute Cerebral Infarction: Comparison with Isotropic Diffusion-weighted Image, European Journal of Radiology, 74: e89-e94, 2010.
  15. Guo-Shu Huang*, Herng-Sheng Lee, Ming-Chung Chou, Yen-Yu I. Shih, Ping-Huei Tsai, Ming-Huang Lin, Chien-Yuan Lin, Chian-Her Lee, Hsiao-Wen Chung, Quantitative MR T2 measurement of articular cartilage to assess the treatment effect of intra-articular hyaluronic acid injection on experimental osteoarthritis induced by ACLX, Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 18:54-60, 2010.
  16. Ping-Huei Tsai, Ming-Chung Chou, Guo-Shu Huang*, Herng-Sheng Lee, Chian-Her Lee, Hsiao-Wen Chung, YC Chang, MR T2 values of the knee mensci in the healthy young population: zonal and sex difference, Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 17: 988-994, 2009.
  17. Can Ceritoglu, Kenichi Oishi, Xin Li, Ming-Chung Chou, Laurent Younes, Marilyn Albert, Constantine Lyketsos, Peter C M van Zijl, Michael I Miller, Susumu Mori*, Multi-contrast Large Deformation Diffeomorphic Metric Mapping for Diffusion Tensor Imaging, Neuroimage, 47: 618-627, 2009.
  18. Ming-Chung Chou, Ping-Huei Tsai, Guo-Shu Huang*, Herng-Sheng Lee, Chian-Her Lee, Ming-Huang Lin, Chien-Yuan Lin, Hsiao-Wen Chung, Correlation between the MR T2 value at 4.7T and relative water content in articular cartilage in experimental osteoarthritis induced by ACL transection, Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 17: 441-447, 2009.
  19. Tzu-Cheng Chao, Ming-Chung Chou, Pinchen Yang*, Hsiao-Wen Chung, Ming-Ting Wu, Effects of interpolation methods in spatial normalization of diffusion tensor imaging data on group comparison of the fractional anisotropy, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 27: 681-690, 2009.
  20. Hua-Shan Liu, Hsiao-Wen Chung, Chun-Jung Juan, Shan-Yuei Tasi, Chao-Ying Wang, Chin-Chao Chan, Guo-Shu Huang, Ming-Chung Chou, Chang-Shin Lee, Cheng-Wen Ko, Nai-Yu Cho, Cheng-Yu Chen*, Anomalous J-modulation effects on amino acids in clinical 3T MR spectroscopy, American Journal of Neuroradiology, 29: 1644-1648, 2008.
  21. Ming-Chung Chou, Chao-Ying Wang, Hua-Shan Liu, Hsiao-Wen Chung, Cheng-Yu Chen*, Pseudolesions arising from unfolding artifacts in diffusion imaging with use of parallel acquisition: origin and remedies, American Journal of Neuroradiology, 28:1099-1101, 2007.
  22. Chung-Ping Lo*, Shao-Yuan Chen, Ming-Chung Chou, Chao-Ying Wang, Kuo-Wei Lee, Chun-Jen Hsueh, Cheng-Yu Chen, Kun-Lun Huang, Guo-Shu Huang, Diffusion-tensor MR imaging for evaluation of the efficacy of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in patients with delayed neuropsychiatric syndrome caused by carbon monoxide inhalation, European Journal of Neurology, 14: 777-782, 2007.
  23. Yi-Jui Liu, Chun-Jung Juan*, Cheng-Yu Chen, Chao-Ying Wang, Ming-Long Wu, Chung-Ping Lo, Ming-Chung Chou, Teng-Yi Huang, H. Chang, M.H. Li, Are the Local Blood Oxygen Level – Dependent (BOLD) Signals Caused by Neural Stimulation Response Dependent on Global BOLD Signals Induced by Hypercapnia in the Functional MR Imaging Experiment? Experiments of Long-Duration Hypercapnia and Multilevel Carbon Dioxide Concentration, American Journal of Neuroradiology, 28:1009-1014, 2007.
  24. Ming-Long Wu, Pei-Shin Wu, Teng-Yi Huang*, Yi-Yu Shih, Ming-Chung Chou, Hua-Shan Liu, Hsiao-Wen Chung, Cheng-Yu Chen, Frequency stabilization using infinite impulse response filtering for SSFP fMRI at 3T, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 57: 369-379, 2007.
  25. Ming-Chung Chou, Ming-Long Wu, Cheng-Yu Chen, Chao-Ying Wang, Teng-Yi Huang, Yi-Jui Liu, Chun-Jung Juan, Hsiao-Wen Chung*, TENsor Deflection (TEND) tractography with adaptive sub-voxel step size, Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 24: 451-458, 2006.
  26. Ming-Chung Chou, Yi-Ru Lin, Teng-Yi Huang, Chao-Ying Wang, Hsiao-Wen Chung, Chun-Jung Juan, Cheng-Yu Chen*, FLAIR diffusion tensor MR tractography: comparison with fiber tracking using conventional imaging, American Journal of Neuroradiology, 26: 591-597, 2005.
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