Age-related effects and gender differences in Japanese healthy controls for [123I] FP-CIT SPECT.

@article{Yamamoto2017AgerelatedEA,
  title={Age-related effects and gender differences in Japanese healthy controls for [123I] FP-CIT SPECT.},
  author={H Yamamoto and Shinichi Arimura and Atsushi Nakanishi and Yasushi Shimo and Yumiko Motoi and Koichi Ishiguro and Koji Murakami and Nobutaka Hattori and Shigeki Aoki},
  journal={Annals of nuclear medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={407-412}
}
OBJECTIVE Dopamine transporter (DAT) imaging with [123I]FP-CIT (DaTSCAN) is a widely used diagnostic tool for Parkinsonism and dementia. Since it was approved by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare in 2013, there have been no articles focusing on a Japanese normal population. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of aging and gender on DAT availability in Japanese people. METHODS SPECT imaging of 30 healthy Japanese controls (17 males, 13 females; range 50-86 years… CONTINUE READING
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