Positron emission tomography imaging in neurological disorders

Abstract

Positron emission tomography (PET) is a powerful tool for in vivo imaging investigations of human brain function. It provides non-invasive quantification of brain metabolism, receptor binding of various neurotransmitter systems, and alterations in regional blood flow. The use of PET in a clinical setting is still limited due to the high costs of cyclotrons… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00415-012-6428-3

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