18F-FDG

18F-FDG

symbol for [18F],-2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose, a sugar analog used in positron emission tomography to determine the local cerebral metabolic rate of glucose as a measure of neural activity in the brain.
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Focal high uptake in the thyroid gland as an incidental finding on 18F-FDG PET.
The contract is for the supply of fluorinated 18F-FDG deoxyglucose for the KLA, carrying valid certificates and approvals, in the range, the estimated quantity and the price set out in Annex 6 hereto, for a period of 9 months
Uptake in supraclavicular area fat ("USA-Fat"): Description on 18F-FDG PET/CT.
Although 18F-FDG is an analogue of glucose, unlike glucose, it is not reabsorbed by the renal tubules.
A PET scan was done using 21 mCi of 18F-FDG and a dedicated scanner equipped with lutetium oxyorthosilicate (LSO) crystal (Siemens ACCEL, Siemens Medical Solutions, Malvern, PA).
The value of 18F-FDG PET/contrast-enhanced ct in detection of tumor thrombus.
1) Linear correlation between increased fatty infiltration of the thymus on computed tomography (CT) and decreased 18F-FDG uptake on positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) is seen with increasing age.
A comparison of the diagnostic accuracy of 18F-FDG PET and CT in the characterization of solitary pulmonary nodules.
6) Recent 18F-FDG PET studies indicate the persistence of brown fat in the neck, in the thorax, between the subscapularis and pectoralis muscles, around the brachial plexus, and in a paraspinal distribution.
Glucose metabolism of breast cancer assessed by 18F-FDG PET: histologic and immuno-histochemical tissue analysis.
Researchers reviewed numerous PET studies to evaluate a molecular imaging technique that combines PET, which provides functional images of biological processes, with an injected biomarker called 18F-FDG to pinpoint key areas of metabolic decline in the brain indicating dementia.
Characterization of the solitary pulmonary nodule: 18F-FDG PET versus nodule-enhancement CT.