Positron emission tomography in evaluation of dementia: Regional brain metabolism and long-term outcome Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Brain
  • Dementia
  • Glucose
  • Tomography, Emission-Computed

abstract

  • In patients presenting with cognitive symptoms of dementia, regional brain metabolism was a sensitive indicator of AD and of neurodegenerative disease in general. A negative PET scan indicated that pathologic progression of cognitive impairment during the mean 3-year follow-up was unlikely to occur.

publication date

  • November 7, 2001

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/jama.286.17.2120

PubMed ID

  • 11694153

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2120

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 286

number

  • 17