Journal Article 18F-FDG PET improves diagnosis in patients presenting with focal onset dementias.

Taswell, Carl  ,  L Villemagne, Victor  ,  Yates, Paul  ,  Shimada, Hitoshi  ,  E Leyton, Cristian  ,  J Ballard, Kirrie  ,  Piguet, Olivier  ,  R Burrell, James  ,  R Hodges, John  ,  C Rowe, Christopher

Description
Alzheimer's disease is the cause of up to one third of cases of primary progressive aphasia or corticobasal syndrome. The objective of this study was to determine the accuracy of FDG-PET metabolic imaging for detection of Alzheimer's disease in patients with primary progressive aphasia or corticobasal syndrome.

Number of accesses :  

Other information