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The FDG model and its application in clinical PET studies

  • K. Wienhard
Part of the Journal of Neural Transmission book series (NEURAL SUPPL, volume 37)

Summary

The FDG method, as it is applied in clinical PET studies is reviewed. The influence of different implementations of the method and instrumental inaccuracies on the values of cerebral metabolic rate of glucose is discussed. For the comparison of the results between different groups standardized procedures are recommended.

Keywords

Positron emISSIon Tomography Attenuation Correction Cereb Blood Flow Cerebral Metabolic Rate Positron emISSIon Tomography System 
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© Springer-Verlag 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Wienhard
    • 1
  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für Neurologische ForschungKöln 41 (Lindenthal)Federal Republic of Germany

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