Pattern of increased cerebral FDG uptake in Down syndrome patients.

@article{Lengyel2006PatternOI,
  title={Pattern of increased cerebral FDG uptake in Down syndrome patients.},
  author={Zsolt Lengyel and Erzs{\'e}bet Balogh and Mikl{\'o}s Emri and Edit Szikszai and J{\'o}zsef Koll{\'a}r and Judit Sikula and Olga {\'E}sik and Lajos Tr{\'o}n and {\'E}va Ol{\'a}h},
  journal={Pediatric neurology},
  year={2006},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={270-5}
}
Resting cerebral glucose metabolism was assessed by 18[F]-fluorodeoxyglucose in 11 Down syndrome patients. Standardized uptake values were determined on a pixel-by-pixel basis from the measured tissue-activity data. The results revealed a mean overall 18[F]-fluorodeoxyglucose uptake in the Down syndrome patients close to that observed in the control group, consisting of children and young adults. However, the standard deviation of the standardized uptake values was much higher in the Down… CONTINUE READING

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