Quantification of Brain Function Using PET - Ralph Myers, Vin Cunningham, Dale Bailey & Terry Jones

Quantification of Brain Function Using PET

By Ralph Myers, Vin Cunningham, Dale Bailey & Terry Jones

  • Release Date: 1996-07-09
  • Genre: M├ędecine

Description

Functional imaging of the brain is one of the most rapidly advancing areas of neuroscience and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) plays a major role in this progress. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the current status of PET and state-of-the-art neuroimaging. It is comprised of summaries of the presentations by experts in the field. Topics covered include radiotracer selection, advances in instrumentation, image reconstruction and data analysis, and statistical mapping of brain activity. This book focuses on the accuracy of the functional image and the strategies for addressing clinical, scientific, and diagnostic questions.Covers the PET imaging process from tracer selection to analysis and interpretationContains 79 concise reports with abundant illustrationsThe definitive state-of-the-art book for functional neuroscience with PET