Technical aspects of amyloid imaging for Alzheimer's disease

Paul Edison, Rainer Hinz, David J. Brooks

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    [ 11C]Pittsburgh Compound B positron emission tomography has now been extensively used to evaluate the amyloid load in different types of dementia and has become a powerful research tool in the field of neurodegenerative diseases. In the present short review we discuss the properties of amyloid imaging agent [ 11C]Pittsburgh Compound B, the different modalities of molecular imaging, image processing and data analysis, and newer amyloid imaging agents. © 2011 BioMed Central Ltd.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number25
    JournalAlzheimer's Research and Therapy
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 2011


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