Positron emission tomography with [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose differentiates normal pressure hydrocephalus from Alzheimer-type dementia.

@article{Jagust1985PositronET,
  title={Positron emission tomography with [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose differentiates normal pressure hydrocephalus from Alzheimer-type dementia.},
  author={William J. Jagust and Robert P Friedland and Thomas Budinger},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1985},
  volume={48 11},
  pages={1091-6}
}
Because diagnostic criteria for normal pressure hydrocephalus have not been clearly determined, it is often difficult to differentiate patients with this potentially treatable condition from those with Alzheimer-type dementia. We have studied three patients with normal pressure hydrocephalus, 17 patients with Alzheimer-type dementia, and seven healthy… CONTINUE READING