Evaluation of the brain by positron emission tomography.

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Positron emission tomography (PET) is a nuclear medicine imaging technique for performing regional physiologic measurements in vivo. This article reviews the basic principles of PET as applied to the study of the brain, the components of PET are described, including instrumentation, radiotracers, mathematical models for calculating physiologic parameters… (More)

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@article{Herscovitch1993EvaluationOT, title={Evaluation of the brain by positron emission tomography.}, author={Peter Herscovitch}, journal={Rheumatic diseases clinics of North America}, year={1993}, volume={19 4}, pages={765-94} }