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Brain dopaminergic systems imaging with positron tomography : proceedings of a workshop held in Caen, France, within the framework of the European Community medical and public health research

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English


  • Brain -- Tomography -- Congresses.,
  • Dopamine -- Receptors -- Congresses.,
  • Dopaminergic mechanisms -- Congresses.,
  • Schizophrenia -- Tomography -- Congresses.,
  • Movement disorders -- Tomography -- Congresses.,
  • Brain -- radionuclide imaging -- congresses.,
  • Parkinson Disease -- diagnosis -- congresses.,
  • Receptors, Dopamine -- metabolism -- congresses.,
  • Schizophrenia -- diagnosis -- congresses.,
  • Tomography, Emission-Computed -- methods -- congresses.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by J.C. Baron ... [et al.].
SeriesDevelopments in nuclear medicine ;, v. 20, Developments in nuclear medicine ;, 20.
ContributionsBaron, J. C., European Economic Community.
LC ClassificationsQP364.7 .B719 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 198 p. :
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1555158M
ISBN 10079231476X
LC Control Number91035333

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