Analysis of PETT images in psychiatric disorders

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A quantitative method is presented for studying the pattern of metabolic activity in a set of Positron Emission Transaxial Tomography (PETT) images. Using complex Fourier coefficients as a feature vector for each image, cluster, principal components, and discriminant function analyses are used to empirically describe metabolic differences between control subjects and patients with DSM III diagnosis for schizophrenia or endogenous depression. We also present data on the effects of neuroleptic treatment on the local cerebral metabolic rate of glucose utilization (LCMRGI) in a group of chronic schizophrenics using the region of interest approach. 15 references, 4 figures, 3 tables.

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Brodie, J.D.; Gomez-Mont, F.; Volkow, N.D.; Corona, J.F.; Wolf, A.P.; Wolkin, A. et al. January 1, 1983.

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A quantitative method is presented for studying the pattern of metabolic activity in a set of Positron Emission Transaxial Tomography (PETT) images. Using complex Fourier coefficients as a feature vector for each image, cluster, principal components, and discriminant function analyses are used to empirically describe metabolic differences between control subjects and patients with DSM III diagnosis for schizophrenia or endogenous depression. We also present data on the effects of neuroleptic treatment on the local cerebral metabolic rate of glucose utilization (LCMRGI) in a group of chronic schizophrenics using the region of interest approach. 15 references, 4 figures, 3 tables.

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  • 7. Nobel conference on positron emission tomography, Stockholm, Sweden, 17 May 1983

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  • Other: DE83018299
  • Report No.: BNL-33679
  • Report No.: CONF-8305109-2
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH00016
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5554226
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1093501

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Brodie, J.D.; Gomez-Mont, F.; Volkow, N.D.; Corona, J.F.; Wolf, A.P.; Wolkin, A. et al. Analysis of PETT images in psychiatric disorders, article, January 1, 1983; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1093501/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.