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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Grimmer, T.; Diehl, J.; Drzezga, A.; Förstl, H.; Kurz, A. 
Title:
Region-Specific Decline of Cerebral Glucose Metabolism in Patients with Frontotemporal Dementia: A Prospective textsuperscript18F-FDG-PET Study 
Abstract:
Objective: The aim of this study was to examine the pattern of glucose uptake and the changes over time of metabolic deficits in patients with frontotemporal dementia (FTD). Methods: 10 patients who had received the clinical diagnosis of FTD underwent positron emission tomography scanning at the time of their first examination (baseline) and at follow-up (after 17.1 ± 6.0 months). For statistical analysis, we used the SPM 99 software. First, we compared the data of the patients at baseline with...    »
 
Keywords:
Frontotemporal dementia; Fluoro-2-deoxy-<italic>D</italic>-glucose-positron emission tomography; Mini-Mental State Examination; Thalamus; Caudate nucleus; Frontal lobe 
Journal title:
Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders 
Year:
2004 
Journal volume:
18 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
32--36 
Fulltext / DOI:
Publisher:
S. Karger AG 
Publisher address:
Basel, Switzerland 
Print-ISSN:
1421-9824 
E-ISSN:
1421-9824 
Notes:
Dieser Beitrag ist mit Zustimmung des Rechteinhabers aufgrund einer (DFG-geförderten) Allianz- bzw. Nationallizenz frei zugänglich. This publication is with permission of the rights owner freely accessible due to an Alliance licence and a national licence (funded by the DFG, German Research Foundation) respectively.