misonidazole

misonidazole

A hypoxic-cell radiosensitising agent administered to patients before administering radiation therapy to increase the cancer kill rate.
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Table 1: PET agents used for myocardial imaging Radionuclide Half-life Radiopharmaceutical Application Rb-82 75 sec Rubidium Chloride MBF N-13 * 10 min Ammonia MBF O-15 * 2 min Water MBF F-18 110 min Fluorodeoxyglucose Glucose metabolism Misonidazole Hypoxia FHTA Fatty acid uptake C-11 * 20 min Acetate Oxygen metabolism Palmitate Fatty acid metabolism Commercially available (italics), Require onsite or nearby cyclotron (*).