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Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) in obsessive-compulsive disorder before and after treatment with inositol
Inositol, a glucose isomer and second messenger precursor, regulates numerous cellular functions and has demonstrated efficacy in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) through mechanisms that remain unclear. The effect of ...
Should SPECT-CT replace SPECT for the evaluation of equivocal bone scan lesions in patients with underlying malignancies?
INTRODUCTION: Bone scintigraphy is used extensively in evaluating metastatic disease. There are currently no clear recommendations for the use of single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)/CT in metastatic bone ...
Changes in regional brain volumes in social anxiety disorder following 12 weeks of treatment with escitalopram
It has been suggested that antidepressants, including the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors have neurotrophic effects. Nevertheless, the impact of treatment with a selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor on regional ...
Tuberculous lymphadenitis as a cause of persistent cervical lymphadenopathy in children from a tuberculosis-endemic area
Background: Cervical lymphadenitis is the most common form of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in children, although its relative contribution as a cause of persistent cervical adenopathy is not well-documented. The aim of this ...
The contribution of bone SPECT to the diagnosis of bone metastases in an African population
BACKGROUND: A number of studies have demonstrated the value of performing spinal SPECT in addition to planar scintigraphy for the diagnosis of bone metastases. This has not been demonstrated in an African population, ...