Magnetic Resonance Essentials for Correlative Imaging of the Brain with PET and SPECT
Imaging of the brain has become an increasingly complex but also more complete undertaking that lies at the crossroads of many medical specialities. Indeed, anatomical, physiological, and pathological information can be obtained by the combination of multiple imaging parameters that will provide the essential details needed for tissue characterization. Thus, Radiology and Nuclear Medicine are two specialties that can be viewed not as concurrent entities but as mutually beneficial ones, as technology has made giant leaps in both these areas in the last decades. Thus, increasingly, these specialties have cooperated in the work-up of patients with neurological diseases.
KeywordsPositron Emission Tomography Fractional Anisotropy Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Correlative Image Magn Reson Image
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