August 29, 2014

Quantitative F-18 Flute PET provides more data about brain amyloid

F-18 Flutemetamol (F-18 Flute) alone has been used to procure positive or negative results in visual interpretations of beta-amyloid in the brain as a tool to aid in the diagnosis and study of Alzheimer’s disease. Quantitative analysis could further supercharge this technique by bringing in more data about regional and total tracer uptake, according to a study published Aug. 21 in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine . {read more here}