Neurodegenerative disorders

Australian study confirms superiority of PET over SPECT for Alzheimers diagnosis

The first direct comparison of brain imaging techniques for diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease in real world patients has found that positron emission tomography (PET) is superior to single photon emission computerised tomography (SPECT). Clinicians at the Austin Hospital, Melbourne found that cerebral blood flow 18F-FDG PET had markedly superior accuracy compared to SPECT in the assessment ...

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