Imaging in Neurodegenerative Disorders

Imaging in Neurodegenerative Disorders

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Diagnosing neurodegenerative diseases can prove particularly intimidating to clinicians, because many times the diagnosis cannot be critically confirmed by a simple test. New imaging modalities have advanced to the point of high resolution, morphological, metabolic and functional analysis. Computed tomography, magnetic resonance, nuclear medicine and molecular imaging have recently emerged as outstanding non-invasive techniques for the study of theneurodegenerative disorders. Imaging in Neurodegenerative Disorders covers all the imaging techniques and new exciting methods like new tracers, biomarker, metabolomic and gene-array profiling, potential for applying such techniques clinically, and offers present and future applications as applied to the neurodegenerative disorders with the most world renowned scientists in these fields. This book is an invaluable resource for researchers, clinicians, and trainees in neuroscience, neurology, psychiatry, andradiology.Haematogenous macrophages play a key role in nerve injury and subsequent repair. Tracking these infiltrated haematogenous macrophages has become a new research interest in nerve injury [16]. ... Muscle Nerve 2000;23:863a€“73. 3.

Title:Imaging in Neurodegenerative Disorders
Author:Luca Saba
Publisher:OUP Oxford - 2015-01-08


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