PET in the Aging Brain, An Issue of PET Clinics, 1st Edition

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By Andrew B. Newberg, MD and Abass Alavi, MD
PET imaging has shown its value in diagnosing diseases affecting older people. Most significantly this has been with regard to the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Parkinson’s disease is another condition in which P ...view more
PET imaging has shown its value in diagnosing diseases affecting older people. Most significantly this has been with regard to the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Parkinson’s disease is another condition in which PET has proved valuable. This issue also included articles on the uses of PET for diagnosing cerebrovascular disease and for assessing neuroplasticity.
ISBN :
9781437719413
Publication Date :
22-06-2010
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PET imaging has shown its value in diagnosing diseases affecting older people. Most significantly this has been with regard to the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Parkinson’s disease is another condition in which PET has proved valuable. This issue also included articles on the uses of PET for diagnosing cerebrovascular disease and for assessing neuroplasticity.

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By Andrew B. Newberg, MD and Abass Alavi, MD, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA