misonidazole

(redirected from 18F-fluoromisonidazole)

misonidazole

A hypoxic-cell radiosensitising agent administered to patients before administering radiation therapy to increase the cancer kill rate.
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Correlation of hypoxic cell fraction with glucose metabolic rate in gliomas with 18F-fluoromisonidazole (FMISO) and 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) [abstract].
Assessment of hypoxia and perfusion in human brain tumors using PET with 18F-fluoromisonidazole and 15O-H2O.