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Interpretive Practice Atlas

  • Daniel H.S. Silverman
  • Victoria Lau
  • Cheri Geist
  • Erin Siu
Chapter

The interpretive practice atlas that follows has not been designed to serve as a typical atlas, in the sense of presenting a set of prototypical examples of a wide variety of clinical entities. Rather, it has been designed to provide actual clinical cases involving a series of brain positron emission tomography (PET) imaging sets that pose interpretive challenges that readers can realistically and repeatedly expect to face in most current clinical environments—where often the patient’s symptoms are mild or even questionable at the time of initial evaluation and the associated metabolic findings may be subtle.

Keywords

Positron Emission Tomography Executive Functioning MMSE Score Frontotemporal Dementia Posterior Cingulate Cortex 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel H.S. Silverman
    • 1
  • Victoria Lau
    • 2
  • Cheri Geist
    • 3
  • Erin Siu
    • 4
  1. 1.Division of Biological Imaging; Department of Molecular and Medical PharmacologyUCLA Alzheimer’s Disease Center Imaging Core, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of CaliforniaLos AngelesCA
  2. 2.Neuronuclear Imaging Section, Department of Molecular and Medical PharmacologyDavid Geffen School of Medicine, University of CaliforniaLos AngelesCA
  3. 3.Neuronuclear Imaging Section, Department of Molecular and Medical PharmacologyDavid Geffen School of Medicine, University of CaliforniaLos AngelesCA
  4. 4.Neuronuclear Imaging Section, Department of Molecular and Medical PharmacologyDavid Geffen School of Medicine, University of CaliforniaLos AngelesCA

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