July 17, 2013

PiB-PET scans shed light on role of plaque in Alzheimer's

AuntMinnie,  July 16, 2013 –“The trajectory of amyloid plaque buildup, as seen in Pittsburgh Compound B (PiB) PET scans, may be a more powerful biomarker for cognitive decline than the total amount of plaque, according to a study published online July 15 in Neurobiology of Aging.”