A-M Quigley

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SUMMARY As we defeat infectious diseases and cancer, one of the greatest medical challenges facing us in the mid-21st century will be the increasing prevalence of degenerative disease. Those diseases, which affect movement and cognition, can be the most debilitating. Dysfunction of the extrapyramidal system results in increasing motor disability often(More)
Bronchial neuroendocrine tumours account for 1-2% of all lung cancers; they are thought to arise from the neuroendocrine cells located in the bronchial mucosa. The majority of the literature available comprises surgical series and there is a scarcity of data available for the management of patients with inoperable disease. We present a series of 45 patients(More)
SUMMARY The functional imaging technique most widely used in European clinics to differentiate a true parkinsonian syndrome from vascular parkinsonism, drug-induced changes, or essential tremor is dopamine-transporter SPECT. This technique commonly reports dopamine-transporter function, with decreasing striatal uptake demonstrating increasingly severe(More)
4594 Background: The expression of somatostatin receptors (SSTR) on Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs) has led not only to tumour visualization utilizing SSTR scintigraphy, but also to the development of receptor-targeted radionuclide therapy. Isotopes such as 111-Indium, 90-Yttrium and 177-Lutetium are linked to somatostatin analogues and then internalized by(More)
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