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Living with Dementia

Amyloid Imaging Taskforce

First guidelines for brain amyloid imaging in Alzheimer’s released

Only recently has it become possible to create high-quality images of the brain plaques characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease in living people through positron emission tomography (PET). Even so, questions remain about what can be learned from these PET images and which people should have this test.

To provide guidance for physicians, individuals and families… First guidelines for brain amyloid imaging in Alzheimer’s released   

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