Study: SPECT promising in early detection of Alzheimer's disease

07/14/2009 | AuntMinnie.com (free registration)

Researchers used SPECT to assess how the regional cerebral blood flow of cognitively intact patients who later exhibited cognitive impairment differ from those who did not develop impairment. "Reduced perfusion can be seen on SPECT years before there are clinical signs of cognitive impairment or Alzheimer's disease," a researcher said. The researchers hope the diagnostic method could one day be used to identify the disease before symptoms manifest.

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