Loyola Enrolling Patients in Clinical Trial Using PET Scans to Diagnose Alzheimer’s

Loyola Enrolling Patients in Clinical Trial Using PET Scans to Diagnose Alzheimer’s
Loyola Medicine will participate in a landmark $100 million study called “Imaging Dementia – Evidence for Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS)” to evaluate the effectiveness of using positron emission tomography (PET) scans to detect Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The IDEAS (NCT02420756) study is based on the rationale that because clumps of amyloid proteins, which block signals in the brain, have been observed in AD patients and PET scans can detect these amyloid plaques, PET
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2 comments

    • Tim Bossie says:

      Hi Linda, you will have to talk with your doctor about the possibility of taking place in this study and if it is available in your area.

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