[Statistical parametric mapping (SPM) in nuclear medicine].

  title={[Statistical parametric mapping (SPM) in nuclear medicine].},
  author={Juan Domingo Gispert and Javier Pascau and Santiago Reig and Pedro Garc{\'i}a-Barreno and Manuel Desco},
  journal={Revista espanola de medicina nuclear},
  volume={22 1},
In the scope of medical research, functional neuroimaging analysis permits the study of pathological or cognitive cerebral processes by using statistical quantification techniques. A tool of increasing use is the SPM (Statistical Parametric Mapping) software due to its wide availability and the variety of statistical studies that can be made. Nevertheless, being unaware of the theoretical background on which it is based may easily lead to inaccurate results and even to the reaching of erroneous… CONTINUE READING