Discriminative use of SPECT in frontal lobe-type dementia versus (senile) dementia of the Alzheimer's type.

@article{Pickut1997DiscriminativeUO,
  title={Discriminative use of SPECT in frontal lobe-type dementia versus (senile) dementia of the Alzheimer's type.},
  author={Barbara Anne Pickut and Jos Saerens and Peter Mari{\"e}n and F. Borggreve and Johan Goeman and Johan Vandevivere and Ann M Vervaet and Rudi A. Dierckx and Peter Paul De Deyn},
  journal={Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={38 6},
  pages={929-34}
}
UNLABELLED Dementia of the Alzheimer's type [(S)DAT] and dementia with frontal features (FLD) are nosological entities with different prognoses and presumed pathophysiology. There is a need for noninvasive differential diagnostic tools. To evaluate whether SPECT perfusion imaging could discriminate between these neurodegenerative disorders, we performed a comparative study. METHODS SPECT scans using 99mTc-hexamethylpropylene amine oxime (99mTc-HMPAO) of 21 patients with FLD were compared with… CONTINUE READING