Triple play: PET, MRI + CSF improve Alzheimer’s prediction

December 11, 2012

Combined analysis of FDG-PET, MRI and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) markers increased the accuracy of prediction of conversion from mild cognitive impairment (MCI) to Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study published Dec. 11 in Radiology. FDG-PET delivered the greatest prognostic value of the biomarkers evaluated in the study.