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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Early Alzheimer Diagnose

PET Imaging With Special Tracer Can Detect and Diagnose Early Alzheimer’s

by Neuroscience News
A new study reports PiB, a small molecular compound, binds to amyloid plaque.
The PET system detects pairs of gamma rays emitted indirectly by a tracer that is introduced into the body on a biologically active molecule. PET scan of the human brain. image is for illustrative purposes only. Credit: Jens Maus.

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