Brain Disorders

Brain disorders come in various forms, affecting elder and young alike. PET/CT is being used to help a number of brain disorders including:

  • Alzheimer’s
  • Epilepsy
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Brain tumours

PET/CT can help with the above brain disorders in the following ways:

  • Identify characteristic brain images for Alzheimer’s disease in its very early stages.
  • Useful in epilepsy assessment
  • Helps in the evaluation of vascular disorders, including stroke.
  • Used to assess blood flow and the metabolism of the brain to aid the preparation for removing a tumor

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