Amyloïd-PET bij patiënten met de ziekte van Alzheimer

Translated title of the contribution: Amyloid PET imaging in patients with Alzheimer's disease

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Until a few years ago, amyloid plaques in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease could only be demonstrated by means of neuropathological examination. New PET tracers allow for visualisation of these amyloid plaques in living patients. Biological validity and clinical relevance of this technique have been established. Expertise in interpretation of the images and the diagnostic impact is required. Cost effectiveness and added value over existing methods in terms of diagnosis and prognosis are still being investigated.

Translated title of the contributionAmyloid PET imaging in patients with Alzheimer's disease
Original languageDutch
Article numberD808
JournalNederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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