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Systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy of 99mTc-HMPAO-SPECT in dementia.

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OBJECTIVE: The authors sought to determine the diagnostic accuracy of 99mTc-HMPAO-SPECT in discriminating between Alzheimer disease (AD) and other dementias. METHODS: Articles published between 1985 and 2002 were retrieved systematically from MEDLINE and EMBASE, cross-referencing with personal collections and 13 narrative reviews. Of 301 studies identified, 48 survived exclusion criteria and contained extractable data. Two authors independently assessed and graded the methodology of all incl...

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10.1176/appi.ajgp.12.6.554

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Bruggink, S More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
Volume:
12
Issue:
6
Pages:
554-570
Publication date:
2004
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EISSN:
1545-7214
ISSN:
1064-7481
URN:
uuid:693224f0-d82d-4537-b0fa-3540dbfabfec
Source identifiers:
139194
Local pid:
pubs:139194

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