Autopsies confirm florbetapir PET scans of Alzheimer’s plaques

July 26, 2012

Another study has shown an association between florbetapir PET scans of amyloid plaques and brain amyloid pathology, as autopsies revealed very high sensitivity and specificity for the detection of beta-amyloid plaques using the imaging technique, according to research published in the August issue of The Lancet Neurology.