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JNM (August 2013) Nigrostriatal Dopamine Terminal Imaging with Dopamine Transporter SPECT: An Update
JNM, August 2013, Volume 54, Number 8

JNM (August 2013) Nigrostriatal Dopamine Terminal Imaging with Dopamine Transporter SPECT: An Update

JNM, August 2013, Volume 54, Number 8

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Release Date: August 1, 2013
Expiration Date: August 31, 2016

Authors
Klaus Tatsch1 and Gabriele Poepperl2

1Department of Nuclear Medicine, Municipal Hospital Karlsruhe, Inc., Karlsruhe, Germany; and 2Department of Nuclear Medicine, Katharinenhospital, Klinikum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

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Dr. Tatsch is a meeting participant/lecturer for GE Healthcare. In accordance with ACCME Revised Standards for Commercial Support and SNM Conflict-of-Interest Policy, the authors have indicated no other relevant relationships that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or to condone bias but is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of the activity.

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This article contains information of value to physicians in nuclear medicine, neurologists, pharmacists, and nuclear medicine technologists.

Objectives
On successful completion of this activity, participants should be able to discuss…

  1. Discuss the radiopharmaceuticals used to evaluate nigrostriatal DA imaging
  2. Discuss the pattern of uptake of these radiopharmaceuticals in Parkinsonian syndromes
  3. Discuss the role of these radiopharmaceuticals in the evaluation of Parkinsonian syndromes.

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