Study: 11C-PIB PET aids in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease

06/23/2010 | HealthImaging.com

A Dutch study involving 21 Alzheimer's disease patients and 20 healthy subjects found that PET using 11C-PIB provided images exhibiting the best combination of sensitivity and specificity. The method has the potential to become a supportive diagnostic marker for Alzheimer's disease, according to the study.

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