3 edition of Spect in Dementia (Advances in Biological Psychiatry) found in the catalog.
August 2003 by S. Karger Publishers (USA) .
Written in English
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Dementia is a broad category of brain diseases that cause a long-term and often gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember that is severe enough to affect daily functioning. Other common symptoms include emotional problems, difficulties with language, and a decrease in motivation. Consciousness is usually not affected. A diagnosis of dementia requires a Specialty: Neurology, psychiatry. Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), also known as Lewy body disease, is a neurodegenerative disease (a synucleinopathy to be specific) related to Parkinson is reported as the second most common form of dementia following Alzheimer disease, accounting for % of cases at autopsy. Journal Article: Single photon emission computed tomography in AIDS dementia complex.
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Single photon emission computerized tomography (SPECT) is a relatively cheap and widely available instrument for the examination of brain perfusion, cerebral blood flow and activity of neurotransmitter systems. The European project 'SPECT in dementia' sets out to overcome some of the factors holding back the development of clinical neuroimaging.
SPECT in dementia Ebmeier KP. This book is essential reading for all scientists, economists and clinicians in geriatric medicine, neurology and psychiatry, neuro-radiology and nuclear. Introduction: SPECT in Dementia -- A European Initiative to Improve the Use of Single Photon Computed Tomography in the Diagnosis of Dementia / K.P.
Ebmeier -- The Clinical Use of [superscript 99m]Tc-HMPAO-SPECT in Alzheimer's Disease. “This book is devoted to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings as the key-factor in diagnosing people affected by dementia; a many-faceted condition.
To help the reader, tables and boxes encompassing the most relevant points are frequently presented throughout the by: The authors’ conclusion, that brain single-photon enhanced computed tomography (SPECT) is less sensitive but more specific than clinical criteria in differentiating Alzheimer disease from other dementias, relies upon data from a post-mortem study published elsewhere.
“This book is devoted to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings as the key-factor in diagnosing people affected by dementia; a many-faceted condition. To help the reader, tables and boxes encompassing the most relevant points are frequently presented throughout the text/5(10).
Summary. Alzheimer’s disease is associated with reductions of regional cerebral blood flow and metabolism. Since the development of the Xe inhalation technique for tomographic measurements of regional cerebral blood flow, single photon emission computer tomography (SPECT) of the brain has played an important role in the study of dementia by: 2.
Vascular Dementia vs. ~10% of patients. Random distribution of defects. Diffuse or focal. Cortical and subcortical. Usually diffuse small infarcts affecting basal ganglia, thalami, white matter and hippocampus when isolated.
Usually focal more extent infarcts when associated with AD File Size: 3MB. The focus of this book is on the practical use of neuroimaging in dementia in a clinical diagnostic setting.
We felt that there are many publications that describe the imaging findings of a. PET and SPECT in Neurology highlight the combined expertise of renowned authors whose dedication to the investigation of neurological disorders through nuclear medicine technology has achieved international recognition.
Classical neurodegenerative disorders are discussed as well as cerebrovascular. These studies have demonstrated characteristic patterns of perfusion and metabolism abnormalities which distinguish AD from other types of dementia and supported the use of SPECT and PET imaging as biomarkers of AD for the detection of the underlying changes of perfusion and metabolism and monitoring disease progression and response to by: 3.
Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) is a non-invasive functional neuroimaging technique that can be used in the diagnosis of dementia. This review describes some of the SPECT radiotracers available for imaging dementia patients and discusses recommendations for the clinical use of this imaging by: thylpropyleneamine oxime) SPECT is widely used for the differential diagnosis of dementia, though direct comparisons to clearly estab- lish superiority.
Early detection with SPECT gives people the opportunity to address these diseases in the early stages—when treatment will be most effective. Although they often have similar looking symptoms – at least in the early stages, each of the different types of dementia includes a signature blood flow pattern in the brain that is revealed with SPECT imaging.
Perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) is a functional imaging technique that gives an indirect measure of brain function at. PET and SPECT in Neurology highlights the combined expertise of renowned authors whose dedication to the investigation of neurological disorders through nuclear medicine technology has achieved international recognition.
Classical neurodegenerative disorders are discussed as well as cerebrovascular disorders, brain tumors, epilepsy, head trauma, coma, sleeping disorders. Book Reviews SPECT in Dementia (Advances in Biological Psychiatry Vol. 22) This is an update of what for almost three decades has been the classic textbook of clinical neuropsychological assessment.
The first edition appeared back infol. Neuroimaging in Dementia is a gem of a book, highly recommended for current and future clinicians and clinical researchers interested in the care of patients with cognitive decline. Beautifully illustrated and well-balanced, its intelligent design contains the collective wisdom of a team of internationally acclaimed cognitive neurologists and.
The clinical value of single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) in the differential diagnosis of dementia due to cerebral atrophy was evaluated by comparing the pattern of distribution (/sup 99m/Tc)-HM-PAO in three dementing conditions.
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One of the great contributions of SPECT imaging is that it can show the abnormal patterns of dementia early in the course of the disease, and in some cases, even before symptoms develop.
Detection with SPECT gives people the opportunity to get treatment in the early stages—when it will be most effective. A number of SPECT studies have now been performed using Tcm-HMPAO to investigate dementia and has been reviewed by Geaney and Abou-Saleh ().
These studies have shown that SPECT can reveal cerebral abnormalities when CT and MRI do not because the latter are measures of cerebral structure while the former are measures of cerebral function.
Alzheimer's disease (AD) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD) are the commonest causes of presenile dementia. In the absence of a biological marker, diagnosis is reliant on clinical evaluation. Confirmation is often sought from neuroimaging, including single‐photon emission computed tomography (SPECT).Cited by: Besides covering PET and SPECT findings for Alzheimer disease and mild cognitive impairment, the book appropriately emphasizes PET and SPECT findings for vascular dementia.
Associated MR findings are also described well, such as the white matter hyperintensity that can reflect microvascular injuries and thus explain dementia or cognitive impairment. Keywords:Brain perfusion imaging, brodmann areas, frontotemporal dementia, SPECT. Abstract: Despite the known validity of clinical diagnostic criteria, significant overlap of clinical symptoms between Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) subtypes exists in several cases, resulting in great uncertainty of the diagnostic boundaries.
Daniel Amen, M.D. This book contains hundreds of three-dimensional color brain SPECT images on a variety of neuropsychiatric disorders, including dementia, brain trauma, depression, anxiety, ADD, PMS, aggression, and drug abuse.
Both SPECT and PET scans look at how the brain functions, and can pick up abnormalities with the blood flow in the brain.
If a specialist is worried that epilepsy may be causing the dementia symptoms, an EEG may be taken to record the brain's electrical signals (brain activity), but this is. In a new article published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, researchers have found that single photon emission computed tomography, or SPECT, can help to distinguish between these diagnostic categories.
This up-to-date, superbly illustrated book is a practical guide to the effective use of neuroimaging in the patient with cognitive decline. It sets out the key clinical and imaging features of the various causes of dementia and directs the reader from clinical presentation to neuroimaging and on to an accurate diagnosis whenever possible/5(10).
Single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT, or less commonly, SPET) is a nuclear medicine tomographic imaging technique using gamma rays. It is very similar to conventional nuclear medicine planar imaging using a gamma camera (that is, scintigraphy), but is able to provide true 3D information.
This information is typically presented as cross-sectional slices ICDCM: This up-to-date, superbly illustrated book is a practical guide to the effective use of neuroimaging in the patient with cognitive decline.
It sets out the key clinical and imaging features of the various causes of dementia and directs the reader from clinical presentation to neuroimaging and on to an accurate diagnosis whenever possible.
After an introductory chapter on the clinical. use perfusion hexamethylpropyleneamine oxime (HMPAO) single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) to help differentiate Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia and frontotemporal dementia the test is not useful in people with Down's syndrome, who may have SPECT abnormalities resembling Alzheimer's disease throughout life.
They also found that SPECT could distinguish depression from CDs with 86 percent accuracy. In addition, brain SPECT imaging showed the ability to distinguish depression or dementia in people with both with 83 percent accuracy.
For more information: References. However, there is no established diagnostic method. PET/SPECT is expected as a most promising marker, and the presentation of scientific evidence based on a high-level clinical trial is pressing need.
MCI and early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease The concept of MCICited by: 1. This up-to-date, superbly illustrated book is a practical guide to the effective use of neuroimaging in the patient with cognitive decline. It sets out the key clinical and imaging features of the various causes of dementia and directs the reader from clinical presentation to neuroimaging and on to an accurate diagnosis whenever : Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Introduction. Dementia is the result of a progressive deterioration of cognitive functions, which lead to interference with daily functioning and has great effects on quality of life, activities of daily living and healthcare costs (Aarsland et al., ).Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is the second most common cause of neurodegenerative dementia, after Alzheimer's disease (AD Cited by: 2.
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia (accounting for 60 percent to 80 percent of cases). Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. One in 10 people older than 65 and nearly half of people older than 85 have Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer’s disease can also affect people in their g: Spect. The dementia challenge is the largest health effort of the times we live in.
The whole society has to move to a realization of the significance of prioritization to make an attempt in the direction of mental health promotion and dementia risk reduction. New priorities for research are needed to go far beyond the usual goal of constructing a disease course-modifying medication.
Cited by: 3. Brain SPECT imaging helps distinguish them Neuroimaging of decreased blood flow in specific regions of the brain can differentiate between depression and cognitive disorders, according to a new report. The Neuroscience of Dementia: Diagnosis and Management brings together different fields of dementia into a single coherent book.
It covers a wide range of subjects including the different types of dementia (Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy body dementia, mixed dementia, vascular dementia), physical activity, risk factors, mortality, biomarkers, SPECT, Book Edition: 1.He is a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and as a pioneer in brain SPECT imaging, he introduced a whole new way of looking at the brain.
His research on brain imaging was ranked #19 out of the top stories in science in by Discover Magazine. Dr. Amen is a #1 New York Times best-selling author, double board.
This up-to-date, superbly illustrated book is a practical guide to the effective use of neuroimaging in the patient with cognitive decline.
It sets out the key clinical and imaging features of the various causes of dementia and directs the reader from clinical presentation to neuroimaging and on to an accurate diagnosis whenever possible/5(10).