TSPO imaging in parkinsonian disorders

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Gerhard, Alexander;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Journal: Clinical and Translational Imaging,volume 4,pages183-190 (issn: 2281-5872, eissn: 2281-7565)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4870295, doi: 10.1007/s40336-016-0171-1
  • Subject: Review Article | Neuroinflammation | [11C]-(R)-PK11195- PET | TSPO | Microglia | Parkinson’s disease | Parkinson's disease

Microglial activation is a key aspect of the neuroinflammatory process in neurodegenerative disorders including idiopathic and atypical parkinsonian disorders. With positron emission tomography (PET) it has become possible to image this phenomenon in vivo and over the l... View more
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