Items Tagged ‘DaTscan’

March 20, 2013

AAN: DaTscan Imaging May Improve Dementia

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Differential diagnosis of dementia in patients with equivocal clinical presentations may be sharpened with an imaging technique recently approved for other purposes, a researcher said here. SPECT imaging with a radioactive iodine-based tracer — sold under the name DaTscan — distinguished patients with Lewy body dementia and non-amnestic mild cognitive impairment (MCI) from those with […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, DaTscan, dementia, Dr. Bradley Boeve, imaging technique, Lewy Body Dementia, MedPage Today, mild cognitive impairment, SPECT imaging

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