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Diagnostic and Pathophysiological Impact of Myocardial MIBG Scintigraphy in Parkinson's Disease.
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PMID:  20975774     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Myocardial MIBG scintigraphy is established in the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of Parkinson's disease (PD). Numerous studies address the pathophysiological impact of myocardial MIBG scintigraphy: the myocardial MIBG uptake correlates with the clinical phenotype of PD; the background of this phenomenon is unclear. Furthermore MIBG scintigraphy enables to study the extracranial Lewy body type-degeneration. In combination with cerebral dopamine transporter imaging, MIBG scintigraphy allows to correlate cerebral and extracranial Lewy body type-degeneration in PD.
Jörg Spiegel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-12-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  Parkinson's disease     Volume:  2010     ISSN:  2042-0080     ISO Abbreviation:  Parkinsons Dis     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101539877     Medline TA:  Parkinsons Dis     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  295346     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Neurology, Saarland University, Kirrberger Straße, 66421 Homburg/Saar, Germany.
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