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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Drzezga, A 
Title:
Clinical value of nuclear medicine approaches in the diagnosis of dementia 
Abstract:
So far, a definite diagnosis of different forms of neurodegenerative dementias can only be carried out by post-mortem histopathological evaluation of brain tissue. It is accepted that the pathological changes in the brain start years to decades ahead of the onset of clinical symptoms. The utility of clinical/neuropsychological test measures for early diagnosis of these disorders in mild or asymptomatic stages is therefore limited. Additionally, the symptomatic overlap between different forms of...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Nervenheilkunde 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
28 
Journal issue:
10 
Pages contribution:
709-717 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0722-1541 
TUM Institution:
Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik