John Libbey Eurotext

Gériatrie et Psychologie Neuropsychiatrie du Vieillissement


Interest and role of brain scintigraphy in the diagnosis of dementia in 2014 Volume 12, issue 4, Décembre 2014


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Service de médecine nucléaire, Groupe hospitalier Pitié-Salpêtrière, AP-HP, Paris, France
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Isotopic functional brain imaging is an important tool for the diagnosis and assessment of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. This paper is a review of currently available radiotracers for PET and SPECT imaging, making a distinction between so-called topographical and pathophysiological markers. The respective indications and limitations of the ligands are presented.