Sunday, February 8, 2015

(11)C-Pittsburgh B PET Imaging in Cardiac Amyloidosis.

The PiB compound has been promising for detection of amyloid deposits in the brain. In this study of 22 patients,(11)C-PiB PET/CT was positive in 13 of the 15 with biopsy-proven cardiac amyloidosis, and negative in 0 out of the 7 patients without cardiac amyloidosis.  (JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Jan;8(1):50-9.)
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