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Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease

David Eidelberg

Abstract

This volume provides up-to-date information concerning new applications of brain imaging to the study of Parkinson’s disease (PD). The chapters, written by experts in this field, focus on the various imaging methodologies that have recently been used to study the natural history of the disease with emphasis on each of the distinctive clinical features that characterize the disorder (e.g., bradykinesia, rigidity, tremor and gait disturbance). Individual chapters also address the role of imaging in differential diagnosis, and in the evaluation of cognitive dysfunction/dementia in parkinsonian pa ... More

Keywords: Parkinson’s disease, neuroimaging, differential diagnosis, disease progression, parkinsonian tremor, clinical trials, pharmacologic and surgical treatment, neuroinflammation, protein aggregation, brain networks

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780195393484
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393484.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Eidelberg, author
Center for Neurosciences, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset, NY
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1 Dopaminergic Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease: PET

Biju Gopalakrishnan, and A. Jon Stoessl

2 Dopaminergic Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease: SPECT

Christoph Scherfler and Werner Poewe

3 Cerebral Glucose Metabolism and Blood Flow in Parkinson’s Disease

Yilong Ma, Shichun Peng, Vijay Dhawan, and David Eidelberg

4 Structural Abnormalities in Parkinson’s Disease

Kathrin Reetz and Ferdinand Binkofski

6 Parkinsonian Tremor

Ioannis U. Isaias and Angelo Antonini

8 Brain Activation Studies in Parkinson’s Disease

L. K. Prashanth and Antonio P. Strafella

10 Imaging Cognitive Dysfunction in Parkinson’s Disease

Nicolaas I. Bohnen and Kirk A. Frey

15 Effects of Surgical Treatment

Anna L. Bartels and Klaus L. Leenders

16 Cell-Based Therapies

Paola Piccini and Marios Politis

18 Clinical Applications

Kathleen L. Poston

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