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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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Journal article


Br J Radiol

Publication Date



80 Spec No 2


S153 - S159


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