PET in the Aging Brain, An Issue of PET ClinicsBy
- Andrew Newberg
- Abass Alavi
PET imaging has shown its value in diagnosing diseases affecting older people. Most significantly this has been with regard to the diagnosis of Alzheimers disease and other forms of dementia. Parkinsons 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.
The Clinics: Radiology
Published: June 2010