Table 2

Quantitative measurement of local cerebral glucose consumption (mg/100 g/min)

1st PET study 2nd PET study Normal values (SD)
Right dorsal basal ganglia:
 Caudate nucleus6.56.87.6 (1.0)
 Putamen8.37.88.7 (1.2)
Left dorsal basal ganglia:
 Caudate nucleus6.36.37.4 (0.9)
 Putamen7.17.68.6 (1.1)
Right ventral basal ganglia5.32-150 7.57.3 (1.0)
Left ventral basal ganglia5.02-150 7.07.6 (0.8)
  • 2-150 Glucose metabolic values below 2 SD of normal values.