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Molecular imaging in Parkinson's disease

  • Cristina Polito,

The present work explores brain functional changes in drug-naïve Parkinson's disease (PD) patients by means of molecular imaging techniques. Thirty-one consecutive drug-naïve PD patients from the Neurological Clinic of the University of Flor-ence underwent clinical assessment, neuropsychological assessment, MRI, [123I]FP-CIT SPECT, [18F]FDG PET.
First, [18F]FDG-PET was employed to identify in drug-naïve PD patients brain metabolic alteration uniquely related to disease process and not modulated by anti-parkinsonian therapeutic intervention. Second, [18F]FDG-PET and [123I]FP-CIT SPECT were employed together to explore the early functional changes in brain function related to dopaminergic depletion in the putamen and in the caudate nucleus.

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Cristina Polito

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0001-7509-5575

Cristina Polito, Psychologist, Ph.D. in Neuroscience. Main interest in neurodegenerative diseases. Post-doctoral position at the Università di Firenze, Dipartimento di scienze Neurologiche e Psichiatriche, Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Clinica.
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Book Title

Molecular imaging in Parkinson's disease

Authors

Cristina Polito

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Number of Pages

68

Publication Year

2011

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© 2011 Author(s)

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CC BY-ND 3.0 IT

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Firenze University Press

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10.36253/978-88-6655-041-9

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978-88-6655-037-2

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978-88-6655-041-9

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Premio Tesi di Dottorato

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2612-8039

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2612-8020

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