Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) is a non-invasive functional neuroimaging technique that can be used in the diagnosis of dementia. This review describes some of the SPECT radiotracers available for imaging dementia patients and discusses recommendations for the clinical use of this imaging technique.

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Type

Journal article

Journal

Br J Radiol

Publication Date

12/2007

Volume

80 Spec No 2

Pages

S153 - S159

Keywords

Dementia, Humans, Neurotransmitter Agents, Positron-Emission Tomography, Practice Guidelines as Topic, Radiopharmaceuticals, Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon