PET in CNS Disorders, An Issue of PET Clinics

PET in CNS Disorders, An Issue of PET Clinics

by Andrew B. Newberg, Abass Alavi
     
 

Since PET was first introduced clinically, brain tumors have been an important area for its use. Diagnosing the cause of patients experiencing seizures has been an additional area for which PET has demonstrated its value. PET imaging is also being investigated for the understanding of depression and other psychiatric disorders. Also the challenges for developing… See more details below

Overview

Since PET was first introduced clinically, brain tumors have been an important area for its use. Diagnosing the cause of patients experiencing seizures has been an additional area for which PET has demonstrated its value. PET imaging is also being investigated for the understanding of depression and other psychiatric disorders. Also the challenges for developing radiotracers is reviewed in a separate article.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781437719420
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/30/2010
Series:
Clinics: Radiology Series
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.50(d)

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