A Textbook of SPECT in Neurology and Psychiatry
This comprehensive colour atlas provides a state-of-the-art view of Single Photon Emission Computerized Tomography (SPECT) in relation to its application in the fields of nuclear medicine and psychiatry. The broad range of topics covered by experts in the fields of nuclear medicine, neurology and psychiatry from all over the world, reflects the most recent evolution in functional neuroimaging with clinical neuropsychiatric sciences.
The book is organized with respect to clinical indication, which implies that whenever possible methodological problems related to clinical indication are categorized under the relevant topic. It is designed to stimulate discussion of some issues of paramount importance for the present and future development of this interdisciplinary modality for the study of patients with diseases of the central nervous system.
This textbook is an important tool to all nuclear physicians, neurologists and psychiatrists and will serve as a guide towards the optimal application of SPECT in diagnosis, study of pathophysiology and therapeutic follow-up in neuropsychiatric illnesses.