Published in Pain and Central Nervous System Week, November 18th, 2002
When used in conjunction with conventional diagnostic methods, PET can cut unnecessary drug therapy by half and reduce months in a nursing home by 60%. Molecular Imaging and Biology reports the study findings.
"With the introduction of promising new drugs to treat the mildest stages of Alzheimer disease, diagnosing patients early is more important than ever before," said Dr. Dan Silverman, principal investigator, UCLA assistant professor of molecular and medical...
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