Extrapyramidal Syndromes: PET and SPECT
Extrapyramidal syndromes or diseases belong to the most common neurologic illnesses. Since new and promising therapeutic options are currently under development, there is a substantial demand for functional imaging procedures that have the potential to identify the pathologic changes of those illnesses. This chapter gives an overview of the current major positron emission tomography (PET) and single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) applications in this context.
KeywordsSingle Photon Emission Compute Tomography Multiple System Atrophy Dementia With Lewy Body Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Essential Tremor
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