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Abbreviation for fluorodeoxyglucose.


, fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (floo?(o-)ro-de-ok?se-gloo'kos?) (floor'en?de-ok?se-gloo'kos?, floo'o-ren?de-ok?se-gloo'kos?),

FDG; fluorine-18 FDG.

A fluorinated radiographically visible glucose molecule that serves as a contrast agent. Synonym: fludeoxyglucose
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There is poor uptake of FDG in bronchoalveolar carcinoma, some adenocarcinomas and well-differentiated neuro-endocrine tumours.
Therefore, in cases where FDG avidity was seen in viscera like gut or breast, an advanced stage had already been identified by conventional imaging method or a bone marrow biopsy report.
A cell-culture reactor for the on-line evaluation of radiopharmaceuticals: evaluation of the lumped constant of FDG in human glioma cells," Journal of Nuclear Medicine, vol.
4) Visualization of uptake in the cervical cords is common, especially if the child talks or cries after FDG injection.
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The uptake of FDG in involved joints was assessed qualitatively (visual evaluation) by a board-certified nuclear medicine physician as well as semi-quantitatively by calculating the standardized uptake value (SUV) in manual regions of interest (ROIs) placed by the Nuclear Medicine Physician.
All PET/CT images were interpreted visually by evaluating any abnormal FDG uptake on the PET images.
FDG PET/CT is recommended in select cases for distinguishing cerebral tumour from atypical infection in HIV-positive (HIV+) patients when anatomical imaging is inconclusive.
Due to poor vascular access, the patient's port was utilized to administer the FDG dose of 11.
Delivery of the radiopharmaceutical 18F FDG (fluorodeoxyglukozy) - 250 day supply of FDG activity necessary for performing tests of from 5 to 12 patients per day - 2 total of 400 doses.