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Publication - Dr Robin Holmes

    rCBF SPECT for detection of frontotemporal dementia in people with suspected dementia

    Citation

    Coulthard, EJ, Archer, HA, Smailagic, N, John, C, Giannakou, A, Holmes, RB & Cullum, SJ, 2013, ‘rCBF SPECT for detection of frontotemporal dementia in people with suspected dementia’. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

    Abstract

    his is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

    Primary objectives

    To determine the diagnostic accuracy of rCBF SPECT in diagnosing FTD in populations with suspected dementia in secondary/tertiary healthcare settings
    To determine the accuracy of rCBF SPECT in the differential diagnosis of FTD from other dementia subtypes
    To highlight the quality and quantity of research evidence available about the effectiveness of rCBF SPECT in the target population
    To identify gaps in the evidence and where further research is required

    Full details in the University publications repository