SNM Annual Meeting 2011

Alzheimer's-detecting PET scans could be on the market within a year

Alzheimer's-detecting PET scans could be on the market within a year

Nuclear medicine experts say positron emission tomography (PET) scans that detect beta amyloid plaques in the brain could make it to the marketplace within the next year. Beta-amyloid is a naturally occurring protein that is directly implicated in the development of Alzheimer's.