Combining SPECT and Quantitative EEG Analysis for the Automated Differential Diagnosis of Disorders with Amnestic Symptoms

@article{Hller2017CombiningSA,
  title={Combining SPECT and Quantitative EEG Analysis for the Automated Differential Diagnosis of Disorders with Amnestic Symptoms},
  author={Yvonne H{\"o}ller and Arne C. Bathke and Andreas Uhl and Nicolas Strobl and Adelheid Lang and J{\"u}rgen Bergmann and Raffaele Nardone and Fabio Rossini and Harald Zauner and Margarita Kirschner and Amirhossein Jahanbekam and Eugen Trinka and Wolfgang Staffen},
  journal={Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience},
  year={2017},
  volume={9}
}
Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and Electroencephalography (EEG) have become established tools in routine diagnostics of dementia. We aimed to increase the diagnostic power by combining quantitative markers from SPECT and EEG for differential diagnosis of disorders with amnestic symptoms. We hypothesize that the combination of SPECT with measures of interaction (connectivity) in the EEG yields higher diagnostic accuracy than the single modalities. We examined 39 patients with… 

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