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Functional Imaging Biomarkers for the Assessment of Parkinson’s Disease Progression

Chris C. Tang and David Eidelberg

in Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393484
eISBN:
9780199914494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393484.003.0093
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Techniques

A reasonable degree of symptom relief can be achieved in most PD patients, particularly at early disease stages. Nonetheless, despite symptomatic treatment, the disease process continues, with the ... More


Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease

David Eidelberg

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393484
eISBN:
9780199914494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393484.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Techniques

This volume provides up-to-date information concerning new applications of brain imaging to the study of Parkinson’s disease (PD). The chapters, written by experts in this field, focus on the various ... More


Dopaminergic Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease: PET

Biju Gopalakrishnan and A. Jon Stoessl

in Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393484
eISBN:
9780199914494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393484.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Techniques

Positron emission tomography (PET) is a functional imaging technique utilized in Parkinson’s disease (PD) largely to assess the integrity of the nigrostriatal dopamine system. This chapter reviews ... More


Dopaminergic Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease: SPECT

Christoph Scherfler and Werner Poewe

in Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393484
eISBN:
9780199914494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393484.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Techniques

The diagnosis of idiopathic Parkinson’s disease (PD) can often be made on clinical grounds with a high degree of accuracy particularly in cases with full expression of the classical motor features of ... More


Effects of Surgical Treatment

Anna L. Bartels and Klaus L. Leenders

in Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393484
eISBN:
9780199914494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393484.003.0109
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Techniques

This chapter summarizes the contribution of imaging to the current understanding of the mechanisms underlying surgical interventions for PD. Structural imaging studies using MRI techniques have ... More


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