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PET Imaging With Tracer Can Detect Early Alzheimer’s

2016 31 May

The effort to find ways to detect and diagnose preclinical Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has taken a big step forward with the use of positron emission tomography (PET), a “nuclear medicine” for imaging processes in the body, when PET is used with a special ‘tracer’ that binds to the amyloid plaques in the brain that are a characteristic cause of... Read more