Complete Evaluation of Dementia: PET and MRI Correlation and Diagnosis for the Neuroradiologist.

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This article will familiarize neuroradiologists with the pathophysiology, clinical findings, and standard MR imaging and PET imaging features of multiple forms of dementia as well as new emerging techniques. Cases were compiled from multiple institutions with the goal of improved diagnostic accuracy and improved patient care as well as information about biomarkers on the horizon. Dementia topics addressed include the following: Alzheimer disease, frontotemporal dementia, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, Lewy body dementia, Parkinson disease and Parkinson disease variants, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, multisystem atrophy, Huntington disease vascular dementia, and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.





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Oldan, JD, VL Jewells, B Pieper and TZ Wong (2021). Complete Evaluation of Dementia: PET and MRI Correlation and Diagnosis for the Neuroradiologist. AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology, 42(6). pp. 998–1007. 10.3174/ajnr.a7079 Retrieved from

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Terence Z. Wong

Professor of Radiology
  1. Anatomic/functional oncologic Imaging: SPECT/CT, PET/CT, novel PET radiotracers

    2. Radiotheranostics, Radionuclide therapy of cancer, Radiation Therapy Planning

    3. Imaging biomarkers for guiding treatment strategies

    4. Multicenter clinical trial development (NCI National Clinical Trials Network)

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