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FreeSurfer Basic Reconstruction Work Flow

1. Source the correct version of FreeSurfer:

  • source your_freesurfer_dir/SetUpFreeSurfer.csh

2. Set your SUBJECTS_DIR variable to your subjects directory:

  • setenv SUBJECTS_DIR your_subjects_dir

3. Make a subjects directory within your SUBJECTS_DIR:

  • mksubjdirs your_subject_name

4. Convert the DICOM files to .mgz files in the $SUBJECTS_DIR/your_subjects_name/mri/orig directory:

  • mri_convert your_dicom_file your_subject_name/mri/orig/001.mgz

If you have multiple scans from the same session, convert additional scans like:

  • mri_convert your_other_dicom_file your_subject_name/mri/orig/002.mgz

5. Start the script recon-all. See the BasicReconTable for individual steps that will be run.

  • recon-all -autorecon-all -subjid your_subject_name

6. Check your surfaces and talairach transform.

  • 6.1 Make sure the talairach subject is linked to $SUBJECTS_DIR

    • if not: ln -s $FREESURFER_HOME/subjects/talairach $SUBJECTS_DIR/.

    6.2 tkregister2 --mgz --s your_subject_name --fstal 6.3 Check the white and pial surfaces:

    • tkmedit your_subject_name wm.mgz rh.white -aux brain.mgz

      tkmedit your_subject_name wm.mgz lh.white -aux brain.mgz

For intructions on how to fix bad talairachs tranforms, refer to:

  • ["FsTutorial/Talairach"]

For examples of editing surfaces, refer to:

For instructions on how to fix poor normalizations or skull strips, refer to:

BasicReconstruction (last edited 2008-04-29 11:45:31 by localhost)