Sargo Aalto

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Affiliation: University of Turku
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mobile phone affects cerebral blood flow in humans
    Sargo Aalto
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 26:885-90. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Reproducibility of automated simplified voxel-based analysis of PET amyloid ligand [11C]PIB uptake using 30-min scanning data
    Sargo Aalto
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:1651-60. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Regression analysis utilizing subjective evaluation of emotional experience in PET studies on emotions
    Sargo Aalto
    Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, FIN 20500 Turku, Finland
    Brain Res Brain Res Protoc 15:142-54. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Xenon does not affect gamma-aminobutyric acid type A receptor binding in humans
    Elina Salmi
    Turku PET Centre, Turku, Finland
    Anesth Analg 106:129-34, table of contents. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The effects of d-amphetamine on extrastriatal dopamine D2/D3 receptors: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled PET study with [11C]FLB 457 in healthy subjects
    Sargo Aalto
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, 20014 Turku, Finland
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:475-83. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The effects of xenon anesthesia on the relationship between cerebral glucose metabolism and blood flow in healthy subjects: a positron emission tomography study
    Ruut M Laitio
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, Finland
    Anesth Analg 108:593-600. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The effects of lorazepam on extrastriatal dopamine D(2/3)-receptors-A double-blind randomized placebo-controlled PET study
    Harry Vilkman
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 174:130-7. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Brain dopamine d1 receptors in twins discordant for schizophrenia
    Jussi Hirvonen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Turku, Kunnallissairaalantie 20, Bldg 9, 20700 Turku, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1747-53. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Cognitive decline and amyloid accumulation in patients with mild cognitive impairment
    Jaana Koivunen
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 34:31-7. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Striatal dopamine D1 and D2 receptor balance in twins at increased genetic risk for schizophrenia
    Jussi Hirvonen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Turku, 20520, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 146:13-20. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Mobile phone affects cerebral blood flow in humans
    Sargo Aalto
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 26:885-90. 2006
    ..Our results provide the first evidence, suggesting that the EMF emitted by a commercial mobile phone affects rCBF in humans. These results are consistent with the postulation that EMF induces changes in neuronal activity...
  2. doi request reprint Reproducibility of automated simplified voxel-based analysis of PET amyloid ligand [11C]PIB uptake using 30-min scanning data
    Sargo Aalto
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:1651-60. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate both region- and voxel-level reproducibility of automated and simplified [11C]PIB quantitation when using only 30 min of imaging data...
  3. ncbi request reprint Regression analysis utilizing subjective evaluation of emotional experience in PET studies on emotions
    Sargo Aalto
    Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, FIN 20500 Turku, Finland
    Brain Res Brain Res Protoc 15:142-54. 2005
    ..Thus, SSRA might be able to catch the idiosyncratic aspects of the emotional response better than traditional subtraction analysis...
  4. doi request reprint Xenon does not affect gamma-aminobutyric acid type A receptor binding in humans
    Elina Salmi
    Turku PET Centre, Turku, Finland
    Anesth Analg 106:129-34, table of contents. 2008
    ..The mechanism of anesthetic action of xenon in the living human brain still remains to be determined...
  5. doi request reprint The effects of d-amphetamine on extrastriatal dopamine D2/D3 receptors: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled PET study with [11C]FLB 457 in healthy subjects
    Sargo Aalto
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, 20014 Turku, Finland
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:475-83. 2009
    ..The dopamine D(2)/D(3) receptor ligand [(11)C]FLB 457 and PET enable quantification of low-density extrastriatal D(2)/D(3) receptors, but it is uncertain whether [(11)C]FLB 457 can be used for measuring extrastriatal dopamine release...
  6. doi request reprint The effects of xenon anesthesia on the relationship between cerebral glucose metabolism and blood flow in healthy subjects: a positron emission tomography study
    Ruut M Laitio
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, Finland
    Anesth Analg 108:593-600. 2009
    ..In this positron emission tomography study, our aim was to assess both rCMR(glc) and rCBF in the same individuals during xenon anesthesia...
  7. doi request reprint The effects of lorazepam on extrastriatal dopamine D(2/3)-receptors-A double-blind randomized placebo-controlled PET study
    Harry Vilkman
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 174:130-7. 2009
    ..The correlation between lorazepam-induced sedation and D(2)/D(3) receptor binding potential (BP) change further supports this hypothesis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Brain dopamine d1 receptors in twins discordant for schizophrenia
    Jussi Hirvonen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Turku, Kunnallissairaalantie 20, Bldg 9, 20700 Turku, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1747-53. 2006
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  9. doi request reprint Cognitive decline and amyloid accumulation in patients with mild cognitive impairment
    Jaana Koivunen
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 34:31-7. 2012
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Striatal dopamine D1 and D2 receptor balance in twins at increased genetic risk for schizophrenia
    Jussi Hirvonen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Turku, 20520, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 146:13-20. 2006
    ..In this sample, we did not find evidence for an association between increased genetic risk for schizophrenia and altered D1/D2 receptor balance in the striatum...
  11. doi request reprint [(11)C]PIB-, [(18)F]FDG-PET and MRI imaging in patients with Parkinson's disease with and without dementia
    Pekka Jokinen
    Turku PET Centre, Turku University Hospital, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 16:666-70. 2010
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  12. ncbi request reprint Subanesthetic ketamine does not affect 11C-flumazenil binding in humans
    Elina Salmi
    Turku PET Centre, PO Box 52, FIN 20521 Turku, Finland
    Anesth Analg 101:722-5, table of contents. 2005
    ..Ketamine did not affect (11)C-flumazenil binding to GABA(A) receptor in the brain, indicating that this mechanism is of minor importance in the actions of subanesthetic ketamine...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cognitive reserve hypothesis: Pittsburgh Compound B and fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in relation to education in mild Alzheimer's disease
    Nina M Kemppainen
    Turku Positron Emission Tomography Centre, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Ann Neurol 63:112-8. 2008
    ..Our aim was to find possible differences in brain amyloid ligand 11C-labeled Pittsburgh Compound B ([11C]PIB) uptake and glucose metabolism in high- and low-educated patients with mild AD...
  14. ncbi request reprint Striatal subregional 6-[18F]fluoro-L-dopa uptake in early Parkinson's disease: a two-year follow-up study
    Anna Brück
    Turku PET Center, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Mov Disord 21:958-63. 2006
    ..In contrast to the striatal decline, the increased cortical F-dopa uptake prevails at least during the first years of PD...
  15. ncbi request reprint S-ketamine anesthesia increases cerebral blood flow in excess of the metabolic needs in humans
    Jaakko W Långsjö
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Anesthesiology 103:258-68. 2005
    ..Animal studies have demonstrated neuroprotective properties of S-ketamine, but its effects on cerebral blood flow (CBF), metabolic rate of oxygen (CMRO2), and glucose metabolic rate (GMR) have not been comprehensively studied in humans...
  16. doi request reprint Measurement of GABAA receptor binding in vivo with [11C]flumazenil: a test-retest study in healthy subjects
    Elina Salmi
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku and Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Turku University Hospital, Finland
    Neuroimage 41:260-9. 2008
    ..The voxel-based analysis methods are proper alternative as the reliability is preserved and analysis automated...
  17. doi request reprint Impaired cognitive performance in Parkinson's disease is related to caudate dopaminergic hypofunction and hippocampal atrophy
    Pekka Jokinen
    Turku University Hospital, University of Turku, FIN 20521 Turku, Finland
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:88-93. 2009
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  18. doi request reprint Measurement of central mu-opioid receptor binding in vivo with PET and [11C]carfentanil: a test-retest study in healthy subjects
    Jussi Hirvonen
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku and Turku University Central Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:275-86. 2009
    ..11)C]Carfentanil has been widely used in positron emission tomography (PET) studies for measuring micro-opioid receptor binding in humans, but the reproducibility of the binding parameter estimates is unknown...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cortical glutamate-dopamine interaction and ketamine-induced psychotic symptoms in man
    Sargo Aalto
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, 20520, Turku, Finland
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 182:375-83. 2005
    ..The noncompetitive glutamate N-methyl-D: -aspartate receptor antagonist ketamine induces transient psychotic symptoms in man. Involvement of dopaminergic mechanisms in these effects has been suggested...
  20. ncbi request reprint Frontal and temporal dopamine release during working memory and attention tasks in healthy humans: a positron emission tomography study using the high-affinity dopamine D2 receptor ligand [11C]FLB 457
    Sargo Aalto
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, FIN 20014 Turku, Finland
    J Neurosci 25:2471-7. 2005
    ..Our results indicate that regionally specific components of the frontotemporal dopaminergic network are functionally involved in WM performance in humans...
  21. ncbi request reprint Alfentanil increases cortical dopamine D2/D3 receptor binding in healthy subjects
    Nora Hagelberg
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, P O Box 52, FIN 20521 Turku, Finland
    Pain 109:86-93. 2004
    ..The association of the uplifting effect of alfentanil with increased D2/D3 binding in the posterior cingulate cortex suggests that cortical dopamine may be involved in the behavioral effects of opioids...
  22. pmc Reproducibility of striatal and thalamic dopamine D2 receptor binding using [11C]raclopride with high-resolution positron emission tomography
    Kati Alakurtti
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 31:155-65. 2011
    ..However, the ICC values were only moderate, in the range of 0.34 to 0.66, for all regions except the putamen (0.87). Experimental signal processing methods improved neither ICC nor VAR values significantly...
  23. ncbi request reprint Sevoflurane and propofol increase 11C-flumazenil binding to gamma-aminobutyric acidA receptors in humans
    Elina Salmi
    Turku PET Centre, Turku University Hospital, PO Box 52, FIN 20521 Turku, Finland
    Anesth Analg 99:1420-6; table of contents. 2004
    ..Our findings support the involvement of GABA(A) receptors in the mechanism of action of both anesthetics in humans...
  24. ncbi request reprint Posterior cortical atrophy: a rare form of dementia with in vivo evidence of amyloid-beta accumulation
    Olli Tenovuo
    Department of Neurology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Alzheimers Dis 15:351-5. 2008
    ..Here we describe a patient who had a typical clinical course for this syndrome and who showed a positive accumulation of amyloid-beta in posterior areas studied with positron emission tomography...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of subanesthetic ketamine on regional cerebral glucose metabolism in humans
    Jaakko W Långsjö
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, and the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Anesthesiology 100:1065-71. 2004
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  26. doi request reprint A follow-up study on 6-[18F]fluoro-L-dopa uptake in early Parkinson's disease shows nonlinear progression in the putamen
    Anna Brück
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Mov Disord 24:1009-15. 2009
    ..3 between 2 and 5 years (P = 0.4). These results suggest that progression of putaminal dopaminergic hypofuncion in PD follows a nonlinear pattern at least in the contralateral side being faster in the beginning of the disease...
  27. doi request reprint Striatal μ-opioid receptor availability predicts cold pressor pain threshold in healthy human subjects
    Nora Hagelberg
    Pain Clinic and Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care, Emergency Care and Pain Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 521:11-4. 2012
    ..This finding suggests that striatal μ-opioid receptor density is involved in setting individual pain threshold...
  28. doi request reprint Effects of antidepressant drug treatment and psychotherapy on striatal and thalamic dopamine D2/3 receptors in major depressive disorder studied with [11C]raclopride PET
    Jussi Hirvonen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Psychopharmacol 25:1329-36. 2011
    ..The effects of fluoxetine on thalamic dopamine systems need to be further explored...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of xenon anesthesia on cerebral blood flow in humans: a positron emission tomography study
    Ruut M Laitio
    Turku PET Centre, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Turku University Hospital, Finland
    Anesthesiology 106:1128-33. 2007
    ..Animal studies have demonstrated a strong neuroprotective property of xenon. Its usefulness in patients with cerebral pathology could be compromised by deleterious effects on regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prolonged central mu-opioid receptor occupancy after single and repeated nalmefene dosing
    Kimmo Ingman
    Clinical Research Services Turku CRST, University of Turku, FIN 20521 Turku, Finland
    Neuropsychopharmacology 30:2245-53. 2005
    ..These results support the rational of administering nalmefene when needed before alcohol drinking, and they additionally suggest that a high mu-opioid receptor occupancy can be maintained when nalmefene is taken once daily...
  31. ncbi request reprint Insular dopamine D2 receptors and novelty seeking personality in Parkinson's disease
    Valtteri Kaasinen
    Department of Neurology, University of Turku, Finland
    Mov Disord 19:1348-51. 2004
    ..The results provide further support for a relationship between novelty seeking and insular D2 receptors. They indicate that the association is cross-cultural, independent of age, and unaffected by dopaminergic degeneration...
  32. ncbi request reprint Increased caudate dopamine D2 receptor availability as a genetic marker for schizophrenia
    Jussi Hirvonen
    Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, and Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu, Turku 20520, Finland
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:371-8. 2005
    ..Relative hyperfunction of the subcortical dopamine system has been previously suggested to be one of the key pathophysiologic mechanisms in schizophrenic psychosis...
  33. pmc High intensity exercise decreases global brain glucose uptake in humans
    Jukka Kemppainen
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, PO Box 52, 20521 Turku, Finland
    J Physiol 568:323-32. 2005
    ..Moreover, it seems that exercise training could be related to adaptive metabolic changes locally in the frontal cortical regions...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of a 902 MHz mobile phone on cerebral blood flow in humans: a PET study
    Christian Haarala
    Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Neuroreport 14:2019-23. 2003
    ..Therefore, it is not reasoned to attribute this finding to the EMF emitted by the phone. Further study on human rCBF during exposure to EMF of a mobile phone is needed...
  35. ncbi request reprint Dopamine D2/D3 receptor binding in the anterior cingulate cortex and executive functioning
    Ville Lumme
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, c o Turku University Central Hospital, PO Box 52, FIN 20521 Turku, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 156:69-74. 2007
    ..An independent voxel-based receptor parametric mapping analysis confirmed these findings. The results indicate that executive functioning in healthy volunteers is modulated by D(2)/D(3) receptors in the anterior cingulate cortex...
  36. ncbi request reprint Cortical 6-[18F]fluoro-L-dopa uptake and frontal cognitive functions in early Parkinson's disease
    Anna Brück
    Turku PET Center, University of Turku, POB 52, FIN 20521 Turku, Finland
    Neurobiol Aging 26:891-8. 2005
    ..The results show that cortical Fdopa uptake is increased in early non-medicated PD and suggest that the changes in frontal Fdopa uptake are related to cognitive impairments found in early PD...
  37. doi request reprint Returning from oblivion: imaging the neural core of consciousness
    Jaakko W Långsjö
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, FI 20521 Turku, Finland
    J Neurosci 32:4935-43. 2012
    ..These findings reveal the clearest picture yet of the minimal neural correlates required for a conscious state to emerge...
  38. ncbi request reprint Dopaminergic effects of caffeine in the human striatum and thalamus
    Valtteri Kaasinen
    Department of Neurology, University of Turku, PO Box 52, FIN 20521, Turku, Finland
    Neuroreport 15:281-5. 2004
    ..81, p = 0.03). The findings indicate that caffeine has effects on dopaminergic neurotransmission in the human brain, which may be differential in the striatum and the thalamus...
  39. ncbi request reprint Expectation of caffeine induces dopaminergic responses in humans
    Valtteri Kaasinen
    Department of Neurology, University of Turku, PO Box 52, FIN 20521, Turku, Finland
    Eur J Neurosci 19:2352-6. 2004
    ..The results therefore suggest that caffeine and placebo caffeine may share some dopaminergic mechanisms of action...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effects of surgical levels of propofol and sevoflurane anesthesia on cerebral blood flow in healthy subjects studied with positron emission tomography
    Kaike K Kaisti
    Department of Anesthesiology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Anesthesiology 96:1358-70. 2002
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  41. ncbi request reprint Ketamine does not decrease striatal dopamine D2 receptor binding in man
    Sargo Aalto
    Neuropsychiatric Imaging, Turku PET Centre, Turku University Central Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 164:401-6. 2002
    ..However, recent imaging studies addressing striatal glutamate-dopamine interaction directly in vivo in man have been controversial...
  42. doi request reprint Visual assessment of [(11)C]PIB PET in patients with cognitive impairment
    Timo Suotunen
    Turku PET Centre, P O Box 52, 20521, Turku, Finland
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 37:1141-7. 2010
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Effects of subanesthetic doses of ketamine on regional cerebral blood flow, oxygen consumption, and blood volume in humans
    Jaakko W Långsjö
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, Finland
    Anesthesiology 99:614-23. 2003
    ..Animal experiments have demonstrated neuroprotection by ketamine. However, because of its propensity to increase cerebral blood flow, metabolism, and intracranial pressure, its use in neurosurgery or trauma patients has been questioned...
  44. doi request reprint Short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy and fluoxetine in major depressive disorder: a randomized comparative study
    Jouko K Salminen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychother Psychosom 77:351-7. 2008
    ..We conducted a comparative study on the efficacy of STPP versus fluoxetine treatment in patients with major depressive disorder in a primary care setting...
  45. ncbi request reprint The worried young adult as a primary care patient
    Virpi Laakso
    Primary Health Care Centre, PL 42, FIN 30101 Forssa, Finland
    Fam Pract 22:406-11. 2005
    ..Being worried about one's complaint is common among primary health care patients. Persistent and intensive worry may, however, have negative consequences...
  46. ncbi request reprint Striatal dopamine D1 and D2 receptors in burning mouth syndrome
    Nora Hagelberg
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Turku University Central Hospital, PO Box 52, FIN 20521, Turku, Finland
    Pain 101:149-54. 2003
    ..65+/-0.05 vs. 0.70+/-0.05, P=0.05) when compared to controls. Increased 11C-raclopride uptake and the subsequent decrease in the D1/D2 ratio may indicate a decline in endogenous dopamine levels in the putamen in burning mouth patients...
  47. ncbi request reprint Altered dopamine D2 receptor binding in atypical facial pain
    Nora Hagelberg
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Turku University Central Hospital, P O Box 52, FIN 20521 Turku, Finland
    Pain 106:43-8. 2003
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Different cerebral cortical areas influence the effect of subthalamic nucleus stimulation on parkinsonian motor deficits and freezing of gait
    Chul Hyoung Lyoo
    Department of Neurology, Youngdong Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Mov Disord 22:2176-82. 2007
    ..In conclusion, dysfunction of different cerebral cortical areas limits the beneficial effects of DBS on parkinsonian motor deficits and FOG...
  49. ncbi request reprint Effects of sevoflurane, propofol, and adjunct nitrous oxide on regional cerebral blood flow, oxygen consumption, and blood volume in humans
    Kaike K Kaisti
    Department of Anesthesiology, Turku University Hospital, Finland
    Anesthesiology 99:603-13. 2003
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Carbon 11-labeled pittsburgh compound B positron emission tomographic amyloid imaging in patients with APP locus duplication
    Anne M Remes
    Clinical Research Centre, Oulu University Hospital, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Arch Neurol 65:540-4. 2008
    ..To investigate amyloid accumulation by carbon 11-labeled Pittsburgh Compound B (11C-PiB) in hereditary cerebral amyloid angiopathy and APP locus duplication...
  51. ncbi request reprint Changes in cerebral blood flow in Asperger syndrome during theory of mind tasks presented by the auditory route
    Taina Nieminen-von Wendt
    Department of Child Neurology, Hospital for Children and Adolescents Helsinki University Central Hospital, 280, 00029 HYKS, Finland
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 12:178-89. 2003
    ..It was concluded that the activation pattern was mainly in agreement with earlier studies using comparable stimuli administered differently. There was no support for a right hemisphere specific dysfunction...
  52. ncbi request reprint Effects of fluoxetine on dopamine D2 receptors in the human brain: a positron emission tomography study with [11C]raclopride
    Jani Penttilä
    Department of Psychiatry, Paijat Hame Central Hospital, FIN 15850 Lahti, Finland
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 7:431-9. 2004
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Assessment of beta-amyloid in a frontal cortical brain biopsy specimen and by positron emission tomography with carbon 11-labeled Pittsburgh Compound B
    Ville Leinonen
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kuopio University Hospital, PO Box 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Arch Neurol 65:1304-9. 2008
    ..To compare carbon 11-labeled Pittsburgh Compound B ([11C]PiB) positron emission tomography (PET) findings in patients with and without Alzheimer disease lesions in frontal cortical biopsy specimens...
  54. ncbi request reprint Increased presynaptic dopamine function in Asperger syndrome
    Taina S Nieminen-von Wendt
    Department of Child Neurology, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, PL 280, FIN 00029 HYKS, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuroreport 15:757-60. 2004
    ..Partially similar results have also been obtained in schizophrenia, suggesting an overlap not only of the clinical features but also of pathogenesis...
  55. ncbi request reprint Volumes of the caudate nuclei in women with somatization disorder and healthy women
    Mika Hakala
    Harjavalta Psychiatric Hospital, Satakunta Hospital District Area, Sairaalantie 14, 29200 Harjavalta, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 131:71-8. 2004
    ..5 T instrument). The patients had bilateral enlargement of caudate nuclei volumes compared with healthy volunteers. These volume differences in the caudate nuclei could be associated with the pathophysiology of somatization...