FDG-PET Helps Detect Alzheimer’s Disease

September 16, 2015

Images of the brain using FDG-PET can accurately detect Alzheimer's disease in patients presenting with primary progressive aphasia or corticobasal syndrome as focal onset dementias, according to a study published in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 

Authors from the United States, Japan, and Australia sought to determine the accuracy of FDG-PET metabolic imaging when detecting Alzheimer’s disease among patients with primary progressive aphasia or corticobasal syndrome.

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