SPECT (Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography) is a type of functional imaging modality that is used to analyze blood flow and metabolism of certain tissues. Because concussion can cause a reduction in brain blood flow, there has been some interest around SPECT for patients with chronic concussion symptoms with many patients trying to find ways to get this image done. BUT…as we explore in this episode, you’ll find that it may not be able to provide you with the insights you are looking for!
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